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THE BURLINGTON-FREE PRESS AND TIMES: THURSDAY, MARCH B, 15)19.
S CITY NEWS In probalo court Tuesday the will of Mary Culson, Into if Burlington, was filed. Mr. and Mrs. CharlcB Pnrkhurst are tlio parents of a son, born InBt Thursday. Mrn. I'arkhurat was MIbs Esther Bralncrd beforo marriage. Brlgadlcr-Gencrat William .1. Nicholson, a former commanding officer at Fort Ethan Allen, Is now In command of Camp Upton, on Long Inland. Corporal and Mrs. Arthur L. Howloy nrn the parontH of a daughter, I'aullta. Arlcne, born February 27. Corporal Ilowloy la at presonl Borvlng with an overseas unit. Thomas Murtha, the soldier who wag Miol through tho Bide when trying to hoot up Wlnooskl, Is recovering at tho countv Jail, whore ho was taken. Ho will bo able to be tried at the next term of county court, It Is believed. Mrs. S. t Jocolyn returned Sunday morning from Now York, accompanied i .loxfiitxr. Dnrothv. who recently nrrlvcd In tho United Slates from France, whero Bho wan married December 26 to Brlgadler-Gcncrat W. 1. Wcstcrvolt. E. II. RusboII of South Wlnooskl ave nue left I'lday night for Boston, where bo has a position with tho Franklin Automobile company. Ho will travel out of Boston. Mr. Russell's family will continuo to make their homo In Burlington. Charles H. llngar, chief petty officer, V. S. N who has been homo on furlough for tho last week, has gono back to Now York. Ho has been transferred to the scout cruiser Birmingham, on which Lieut. H. G. Mllllngton was stationed be foro hla dlsdiargo. Raymond Bcldtng who has been at Fort Strong, Boston harbor. In the coast artillery, lias been discharged from the Bervlre nd will resumo his former posi tion with tho 1. Lorlllard Tobacco conv pany of New York, traveling in Now Hampshire and Vermont. In probate court Thursday the follow ing business was transacted: Tho will of Helone Mlgnon, late of Burlington, was proved; William L. Lcwark of Bur lington was appointed executor of the will, with Fred G. Webster und Jed P, Ladd of this city as commissioners and appraisers of the estate. The Free Press association will soon discontinue 11b stationery store, and yes tordav sold to tho McAuIlffe Paper com nany tho greater part of its stock of coods. Tho plan Is to use all of tho first door of tho Frco Press building for tho business ofllce, since the growth of the business demands more room for the accounting department. A cablegram has been received In this rity announcing the 'promotion of First Lieut. .1. A. Cimlnera to captain. Cap tain Cimlnera Is a graduate of the Unl vcrslty of Vermont College of Medicine, class of 1915. He Is at present stationed nt headquarters leave area, Luehon, France. Mrs. Cimlnera was formerly Miss Frances Powers of this city. A son, Philip Drake, Jr., was born to Corporal and Mrs. P. D. Lawrence nt the Mary Fletcher hospital Satur lay evening. Corporal Lawrence will lie remembered as a student of tho Uni versity of Vermont and Is now .serv ing In Franco In tho supply train, re placement unit. Mrs. Lawrence was Miss Blanche Jacobs of Bristol, Mrs. Margaret A. Sparrow of Orange, N. J., and Washington, D. C, announces the engagement of her daughter, Jean nette .Marie, to Lieut. Charles Kllhu l.ymnn, Jr.. of Mlddlcflcld, Conn. Miss Sparrow was for somo time teacher of Herman and Spanish In the. Burlington high school, resigning her position sevcrat months ago. Casslus R. Peck, V. V. M. '02, pon of tho late CaBslus reck of this city nnd recently honorably discharged aa major In tho judgn advocate general's depart ment of the army, has JiiBt become asso ciated with tho law (lrm of Griffith. Letter & Allen, of Portland, Ore. Before he entered tho army, Mr. Peck was at Marshileld, Ore. William Scott Sta., an electrician of this city, and Miss Marie A. Cola of Middlebury were married Monday afternoon at four o'clock In St. Joseph's Church by tyonsignor J. M. Cloarec. Teo Bushway was best man and Miss Durcna Ploof was bridesmaid. Follow ing tho ceremony a reception was hold. Tho couple will make their home In Bur lington. Captain Charles B. J. Mlttclstacdt. for merly stationed at Fnrt Ethan Allen, left Sunday for Now Vnrk otter a short stay In town. Mrs. MltlclBtacdt, who was Miss Lillian Landnu of this city, will be tho guest of friends in town for a short tlmo beforo Joining the doctor In Now York, whero ho is to resumo practice after two and a half years in tho service, from which ho has Just been discharged. Lieut. Howard Guy Mllllngton, for merly instructor of geometry at tho Burlington high school. Is expected In this city within a few days. Ho ban just arrived at Boston on the I'nitod States Bcout cruiser Birmingham. Lien tenant Mllllngton was In the naval re hcrve force and about a year ago was called into active service. It Is possible that ho will take up his residence in tills cljy permanently. Tho two white slave cases which arose out of the arrests made at Newport a few daya ago have been disposed of and Alfred Bcllsle, who already had Hpent three months In Jail, was sentenced to upend one more month In tho Jail at Newport. Thomas Robertson paid a lino of J100 and was deported to Canada, aa Bellsle will ho as boon as his sentence expires. The two women who wore held as witnesses were released and deported from Newport. C. A. Barber, who has b"cn in the grocery bushiest) In Burlington for 32 years and at tho t-amo place on Church street during all but two of those years, Saturday took Into partnership with Mm Alexander Verrot, who has been In his employ for the last 10 years. Tho llrm will henceforth ho known as c. A. Bnrber & Co. There aro only two or throe other retail morchants In Burling ton wno navo iicen "on tne street as long as has Mr. Barber. Alleging that she was treated with In tolerablo Bovcrlty, Mrs. Emily Spraguo Bonway of Huntington has filed a suit for dlvorco from her husband, James C. Bonway, In Chittenden county court. Tho case will he heard at the term whirh opens next Tuesday morning. Tho couplo were married at Huntington on May 9, 1899, by tho Ilov. J. It. Franklin and havo one son, Itoland F., aged 14. Theodore E. Hopkins appears for Mrs. Bonway, while Vernon A. Billiard will represent Mr, Benway. J. Edward Taggart, son of Dr. and Mrs. J. K. Tuggart of North Prospect streol, has received his dlschargo from tho naval service and returned to this city to resume his studies at tho uni versity. Ho was a momber of tho class of 1918 but left college to becomo a naval aviator. Ho was a member of a seaplane crow which was otliclally credited with tho destruction of a U-boat, Ho was elutlonod on tho coast of England, near Hull, while overseas and returned to thin country several weeks ago. Tho Men's. Social Union of the Meth odist Church wns reorganized Friday night In tho vestry after several years' of non-mcotlng. W, P. Leffler was elocled president, with the following other ofllccrH! Charles C. Hammond, flrBt vlco-prcsldcnt; George L. Preston, second vlco-prcsldont; Dr. R. C. Drew, sccrctnry treasurer. Following the business meeting Prof. J. F. Messenger of tho University of Vermont, Loon A, Rev. job,, a. Hamilton spoke. Light rcircsiimcius wcro sorvca. Tho Army and Navy Journal announces tho death at Uglhland Park. 111., 'Feb ruary 10, of Dr. Henry S. Haskln, son of tho Into Brlg.-Gencral and Mrs. Joseph A. Haskln, U. S. A. He leaves ono brother, Brlg.-Gen. William L. Hafl kln, U, S. A retired, and two Bisters, Airs. Marcus P. Miller, widow of tho late Brlg.-Gen. M. P. Milter, U. S. A., and Mrs. Crosby P. Miller, wife of Brlg.- Gen. C. P. Miller, U. S. A., retired. Dr. Haskln visited his sister in this city a few years ago and met a number of Bur lington people. Albcrtha L. Corrlvcau and Joseph J. lionncuo were married Monday morning m at ht. Joseph s Church. Monslgnor .leromo M, Cloarec performing the ceremony. They wore attended by Albert Gravel and Earl S. Bonnotto. Tho Rev. J. A. Lacouture was In tho sanctuary. Mrs. Fred L. Pino nnd E. J. Bcaupro ren dered several appropriate vocal selec tions. After the ceremony a wedding breakfast was served at the home of the groom on North Wlllnrd streot. Tliey left on tho noon trnln for New York. Joseph D. Benway, who lives on the Wlnooskl road, arrived In this city Mon day after receiving his discharge nt Camp Dlx, following 12 months In tho aervlce. Benway went to Camp Greene with a number of other Vormontors, and later fought with the Fourth Division. Ho was wounded when, In going over the top, ono foot caught In the barbed wire and ho fell. His pistol exploded, shooting him lit the lower part of tho abdomen. This was done at Chateau Thierry and the first report was that ho had been lost In action. In tho suit In city court of M. Mlhl against Arthur Goodrich, a certified execution was issued Monday. Accord ing to the testimony, Goodrich rented a horso at a dollar a day from Mlhl. who also furnished the harness nnd wagon. Goodrich worked tho horao for quite a while, but paid only three dollars' rent. To finish things up he sold the horso and Mlhl could not get It back, although ho afterwards recovered the harness and wagon. Mlhl got Judgment for $45 for the horse, but Goodrich has declined to pay that and the issuance of the certified execution follows. The costume ball, the final event of Burlington's winter carnival, given In high school hall Saturday evening, was a decided success, a splendid climax for a carnival. About 50 couples, decked In all hnits of costumes, danced tho order of IS dances, Into which was sprinkled a few old-fashioned ones. Markoff's slx-plecc orchestra furnished music and Walter Cartler was the floor director. Much credit Is due to Miss M. Evelyn Schwartz for the success of the affair, for she made and carried out most of the arrangements. She had to assist her Myron J. Eroh, Mrs. C. r, Cowlcs, Mrs. G. A. Robblns, James P, Taylor and Clarence Pierce. In probate court Monday the follow ing business was transacted: Tho will of Webster Lockwood, late of Wllllston, wns presented for proof; B. J. Derby and W. J. Van Patten of Burlington wero appointed as appraisers of the estate of Helen L. Burrltt, late of this city; a llccn8o to sell real estate in the estate of Lucy Call, lato of Richmond, was granted; Mary V. Hlnoy of Burlington was apK)lnted as executrix of the will of William Hlney, late of this city P. E. McAuIlffe and Thomas B. Garvey, both of Burlington, arc the commission trs and appraisers of tho estate; a set tlomi'iit and decree in the estate of Mary Glflin, Into of Wlnooskl, was ordered; a settlement and decree In tho estate of George E. Allen, late of Burlington, also was ordered. Alberlus Sehspltzcr, alias Albert Sptt- zcr, ono of the men who was arrested nt St. Johnsbury last week on a charge of opium smuggling, wns admitted' to ball Monday. United States Commissioner I. .1. Enright fixed the amount at $6,500, and this was furnished by the National Surety company of New York. Spttzer Is said to bo a boot and Bhoe dealer In Now York city. Maxwell Aucrbach, tho man who was arrested with him, will be required to furnish ball In tho samo amount, but has been unable to do bo as tit. lie expects to get tho samo com pany to furnish the surety for him. Tho men wore arrested when about $20,000 of different kinds of opium were found with them. They are both pretty shrewd gentlemen and refuse to make any state incuts which are not absolutely neceH. nary. Most of the men who arn In for opium smuggling make no mistakes In that way. Amoroso cullln, a transient person who was sentenced In city court Thurs day to not less than four nor more than six months in tho Houso of Correction for begging. Cullln. who Is a ble powerful man, about 110 ycarB of age was arrested In Essex Junction and put HI) a Ktlff fight on the way to Jail. Ho struck Constable E. A. Martin a couplo of pretty hard blows and put up Buch a fight that ho was taken from tho street car and finished his ride to the Jail In h wagon. Sheriff J. H. Allen aided in handling him. Martin wears two big lumps on his head whero Cullln's flB landed. The respondent's homo is In Woonsoekot, R. I., when he is there, and he testified that he, has a wife who Is superintendent of a room In a mill. Sho supports tho one child while Cullln travels over the country. He landed In Essex Wednesday and caused numerous disturbances. In addition to begging money and other articles. Deputy Collector's Dates Marry A, Donnelly, deputy collector, will be at the following places on dates mentioned for tho purpose of assisting income taxpayers In' lining their return under the federal law. Tho Itinerary o tho deputy collector will bo as follows MnooHkl, Judge Conlln's office, March d to k, i:jo to 5:J and 7:uo to 9:30 n. m Essex Junction, town olcrk's office, March in to it ; ciiarlotto, town clerk's office, March 12; Milton, town clerk's office March 13; Jericho, E. B. Williams' store March II; Itlchmond, town clerk's office March ID. MAN AT BESERY'S HOTEL ATTEMPTS SUICIDE Henry Laduke, a man nhouY-CO yearn old. Bhot himself through the right tcmplo In his room at Besery's Motel on Battery street about ono o'clock this morning. The man was a stranger In the city and it is said appeared to he in poor health. Ho was taken to tho Mary Fletcher hos pital in the police ambulance. His condi tion Is said to bo serious. The real estate business In this city Is bolng done chiefly by men and firms whoso ads nro regular features of this newspapers. JACKSON RE-ELECTED MA YOR OF B URLINGTON BY MAJORITY OF 219 Lead in Wards Three and Watkins to Overcome in the Other Four Wards Largest -Vote Ever Cast in City Be cause of Participation en Majority of 297 for License Five Re publican Aldermen Elected. Burlington had tho biggest olcctlon Its history Tuesday, so far as the umber of votes cast goes, when moro than 4,000 wore polled. The contest resulted In the return to otlloo of Mayor J. Holmes Jackson by a ma jority of 219 nnd tho election of five republicans and ono democrat to the board of aldermen, so the board will stand, after the first of April, 10 re publicans and two democrats, with a democratic mayor. The feature of tho olectlon was tho large vote cast by women, .which foil only threo short of 1,100. Burlington goes Into tho wet column onco more by a lead of 297. The new aldermen to sit on the hoard are Boy L. Patrick, who led Charles L. Dolan.ihe present Incumbent In tho sixth ward, by 117 votes; Ed ward Hanbrldgc, who was elected In the fifth ward with no opposition; and Dr. C. H. Bcecher, who wns olectcd In the second ward over his democratic opponent, Robert Cannon, by a vote of ROi to 2G7. Frank J. Dwycr was re turned from tho fourth ward with 463 otos against 194 for Frank E. Mor gan, the republican nominee. Charles L. Woodbury and Charles Calsse were, returned In wards one and throe, re spectively, with no opposition. In tho sixth ward there is a peculiar situation In the olectlon of Inspectors of olectlon. Tho threo highest aro re publicans and as only two from tho same party can serve, a democrat, J. W. O'Nell, will serve Instead of ono of them. E. H. Chase and Frank P. THE CITY The vote by wards for mayor was as follows: 1 2 3 4 5 6 Total Jackson 160 436 409 510 280 3552150 Watkins 348 515 157 165 365 3811931 Jackson's majority, 219. Tho license vote by wards : 1 2 3 4 5 6 Total Yes 140 351 412 491 287 3452026 No 327 481 122 165 278 3561729 Yes majority, 297. The vote for druggists' license was: 1 2 3 4 5 6 Total Yes 124 77 329 272 242 2831327 No 268 20 114 117 263 3071089 Yes majority, 238. The vote for medical inspection in schools: 1 2 3 4 5 6 Total Yes 424 732 437 567 539 6273326 No 59 116 86 82 79 75 497 Yes majority, 2829. WARD ELECTIONS The vote for the different officials In Iho several wards was aa follows: Ward one Alderman, Charles L. Wood bury, republican 413; ward clerk, Oscar W. Edwards, republican, 400; Insiiectors of election Daniel H. Camoron, republi can, 377, Malcolm G. Clark, republican, 358, Henry D. Lacey, democrat, 353. Ward two Alderman, C. H. Bcochcr, republican, 601, Robert Cannon, democrat and Independent. 257; ward clerk, James E. Bradley, republican, 511, A. II. Mc- Nally, democrat, 1S7; Inspectors of elec tion, C. R. Bacon,, republican, 561, A. H. Duhamel, republican, 522, Samuel H. Miller, republican, "OR, Hcman Crooker, democrat, 344. Ward three Alderman, Charles Calsse, republican, 411; ward clerk, A. E. Lange vln, republican, 166, and Jules Slmays, democrat, 264; Inspectors of election, J. G. Bacon, republican, 236, N. 11. Failey. re publican, 235, Michael Cummlngs demo crat, 235, Fred Fugcie, democrat, 280. Ward four Aldermen, Frank J. Dwyer. democrat, 463, Frank E. Morgan, republi can, 191; ward clerk, Oscar Helnlnger, democrat, 502; Inspector of election, John L. Bergeron, republican, 412, Edward H, McGratb, democrat 432, John A. Smith, democrat 416. Ward five Alderman, Edward Han- UNIVERSITY NOTES Tho Honor Scholarship society held a largely attended meotlng in the Hotel Van Ness dining tooiii Friday night. A short business meeting and election of officers was followed by dancing and re freshments. Tho oflicers elected for the ensuing year are: President, L. F. Par kor, '20; vice-president. Miss Erald Ben son, '20; secretary. Miss JIarjorio Scott, '20; treasurer, C. H, Mosher, '21; sergeant-at-arms, Clement E. Cook, '22; chair man entertainment committee, Harold. Ilazen, '20. The trophy room In tho Old Mill has been fitted out through the efforts of the Y. M. C. A. with home of the equipment formerly used by tho soldiers In the sig nal and mechanical schools. A long table, with games, a vlctrola and records, a small library of books and magazines and a number of easy chairs have helped to mako tho place very popular as a recrea tion room used by the students between classes. The eaBes for the trophies which were removed during thu flm Inst sum mer arn soon to bo replaced. A commit ten has been npimlntcd by tho Boulder society to wcrk with the Y. M. C. A. In roplaclng tho trophies as they wero before tho destruction of the south part of the building. The appointments for Junior week oventB havo been announced. Tho Junior week committee consists' of L. F. Parker. W. L. Hammond, P. ,1. 1U, a. W. Akon, G. L. Hawkins, It. E. Titus, R. E. McFee, L, I). Nelson, P. W. Rath- fon, II, a. McLeod (medical) and L. A. Whlto (medical). The committee for tho Junior prom, the big ovrlit of tho wcck'H festivities, consists of F. A. Lynch, M. c. Bond, J. Tl. MeLcod, N. C. Shaw, P. J. Mooro, 1. W. Galo, D. II. Doane, E. .1. Tyler, Miss Mildred Brownell, Miss Katherlno Hopkins Pease, Miss Florence Dow, 11. A. Durfee (medi cal), and II. V. Sanderson (medical). O. K. Jennings, chairman of the sopho more hop committee, has appointed tho following members: 11. H. Flnloy, F. E. Smallcy, 11. M, Grant, R, L. Alden, F. X. Carson, S. W. Converse, D. E. Blxby, Miss Twohey, Miss Stllco, Miss Annls and Miss Clifford. Upsllon Chapter of Alphl XI Delta an nounces the pledging of MarJorlo Scott, '20, of Swanton. Four Too Great for Dr. of Nearly 1,100 Wom Lord both received 359 and It Is there fore a tlo for second place or no place at all. Tho license question was not consid ered an Ibbuo at all this year, but the result wbb unexpected with a majority of 297. It showed that husband and wife voted pretty well together, for the big Increase In tho vote of women ap parently made no difference as tho usual wet wards went correspondingly wot this year. Tho city votod very decidedly In favor of medical Inspecton of school children, as It did last year. In tho Becdnd ward before 11 o'clock 600 votes had been cast nnd all over the city tho voting was heavy and early. While thero wero not tho usual number of workers out, people seemed to turn out bettor than In any normal year. Tho vote cast was nearly G00 In excess of that of last year. There was not tho expected confu sion on tho part of those who bad never voted before, although ono woman In tho sixth ward In her ardor to vote against tho saloon put three crosses on her ballot and thus did not voto at all, ns tho ballot was void. Others would whlspor to each other and tell of how thoy had voted and then look frightened for fear they were overheard. Mayor Jackson ran far ahead of his ticket In the second ward, as ho did In tho sixth. Although he actually car ried only the third and fourth wards, his lead there was too great for Dr. Watkins to overcome In the other four wards. VOTE bridge, republican, 473; school commis sioner, Gardner Brewer, republican, 378, E. W. Cooney, democrat, 232; ward clerk, H. C. Wheelock, republican, 353, Thomas F. Conlon, democrat, 219; Inspectors of election, A. S. Drew, republican, 332, Mrs Joseph T. Stearns, republican, 356, James II. Dolan, democrnt, 352, William D. Mc- Cabe, democrat, 226. Ward six Aldermen, Charles L. Dolan democrat, 292, Roy L. Patrick, republican toy; school commissioner, W. O. Lane republican, 378, D. J. Nolan, democrat 2S8; ward clerk, II. II. Hagar, republican 388, Roy D. Yandow, domocrat, 252; in spectors of election, J. H. Carlln, republl can, 160, K, j. Chase, republican, 359, Frank P. Lord, republican, 359. Thomns P. Clay, democrat, 211, J. W. O'Nell democrat, 295. THE WOMEN" VOTEIIS Aliout 74 per cent, of the women who were eligible to vote availed thcnibclvcs of the privilege, tho figures in tho dir fercnt wards being aa follows: Voted Did not vote Ward ono 170 Wanl two 287 Ward three 107 Ward four 1)7 Ward five 177 Ward six 209 1007 41 109 28 97 . 67 :ts3 Tho Alpha Lambda chapter of Kappa Sigma announce the pledging of Kenneth Collins, '21, of Saranno Lnke, N. Y. Alpha Tnu Otiiogn, 'annoinicofc the pledging of Elmer Theodore Martin '22, of Essex Junction, $2,500 FIRE MONDAY Two-Story llnrn nnd Garngr Itnrril Floor I'lilln with Firemen W, H, Murdnck of 265 ( 'olrhcstor avenue suffered a loss of about J2,5no Monday morning about 11:30 o'clock when a fire of unknown origin razed his barn and carriage house. While fighting tho flro from tho second floor Chief Carl D. Slockwoll, Captains Ashllne ami .Veal, Firemen .Sutton, Lavolly and Snow,, escaped serious Injuries when tho timbers supporting th floor gave way and preelpated them to tho ground floor, amid a pile of debris nnd burning wood. In the barn were stored about two tons of hay, about thirty-eight bushels of beans, besides much garden truck and vegetables In the cellar of the barn. Four pigs and about u dozen hens wero uavod from death In the fhuueH by quick work of the neighbors. In tho wagon shed a sleigh and a wagon Wero damaged. Mr. Murdnck carried Insurance In tho Ptck agency. ALDERMEN DO LITTLE Vote Imnrovrmrntu on I'llkln nnd Word Hlrertu Appro v UU Tho monthly meeting 'of tho board of aldermen was held last ovenlng. Only two Important things wore done, both be ing for civic. Improvements. It was votod to lay a cement sidewalk and curbing along both sides of Pitkin street, and also to lay a cement curbing and gutter on Ward street. The following large bills wero ordered paid when approved: vatcr department, $4,161,71: fire department, salaries, $2,184.69, expenses, $1,114.41: iwllee, snlarles, $, 258.02, expenses, $96.36; pauper department, $2,034.53; electric light, $14,096.08; library, $562.48 and parks, $23050. If you win the Interest of tho readers of this nowspapcr you enn Bell whatovor you may havo for salo-lf It Is good value, PASTOR WALDRON TO BE RELEASED FROM PRISON Pacifist Clergyman, Sentenced a' Year Ago to Serve 15 Years j for Violation of Espionage Act, Will Walk Out April 1 a Free Man The Rev. Clarence H. Wnldron, a for mer pacifist preacher In Windsor, who was sentenced In this city about a year ngo by Judge Harland B. Ilowo of tho United States court to servo 15 years In the government penitentiary at Atlanta, Ga for violation of tho espionage act, will bo freed on April 1. His caso Is ono of about fifty on which President WIlBon has acted favorably, following recom mendations by tho department of Justlco for commutation or pardon, whore no Intent to violate tho law was shown or where tho sontonccB were regarded as excessive. This Information reached Bur lington in an Associated Press dispatch from Washington yesterday. No notice of the President's action has been received In the city as yet by Judge Howe or by United States Attorney Bullard, but on being Interviewed yester- lay Mr. Bullard said that ho thought such action might ho taken as both ho nnd Judge Howe had recommended clemency. Waldron's case attracted more atten tion than that of any other In this sec tion of tho country, becauso of his profession nnd the manner In which ho worked. He wont to considerable oxpenso to print pamphlets and entered Into tho work of preventing young men from going to war In a thorough manner. A short tlmo ago Mr. Bullard received from Attorney-General Gregory a letter asking for Information ns to the num ber of convictions i-ecured In this dis trict under the csplonago act and for any other details. Mr. Bullard talked the question of Wflldron's liberation over with Judge Howe and both came to tho conclusion that as he could do no further harm because the war Was over. It would bo well to recommend his pnrdon, which they did to tho attorney-general. The case of Harold Mackey, who was also sentenced to 20 years for the same crime, was also discussed and on account of the different make-up of Mackey, Mr. Bullard thought It would bo well to confine him a little longer. Neither Judgo Howe nor Air. Billiard have ever heaid of any one else trying to secuie Waldron's liberation. Waldron's ease Is tho only one men tinned In Now England In the report of the attorney-general. It was considered one of the most Important cases In tho coun try becauso of tho great Influence which Waldron could have. On convicting Waldron, Mr. Bullard received a tele gram of congratulations from tho depart ment of Justice and It was thought there that a big step In preventing unpatriotic sentiments had been made. UNCLAIMED LETTERS List of unclaimed letters In the Bur lington postofllce for the week ending March 1, 1919: WOMEN'S LIST Bertha Blair, Mrs. Wm. Coryea, Mrs. Genevieve DcCunco, Mrs. Stella Davis, Miss Cordelia Lalonde, Mrs. M. L. Mlt- chel, Mrs. Bertha Sanders, Miss Anna Savage. MEN'S LIST Robt. Alexander, Lerry Allen, A. N Bodwle. C. A. Blunt, Geo. Caulter. F. C Freoflold, M. Greaves, Wm. W. Russell, Fred White, W. L. White, Vanity Fair Shop. DIES ON TRAIN Burn Prove Kntnl to Enimii dnflln of Hancock Five-yoar-old Emma Slallln of Hancock died on a Central Vermont train at Rich mond yesterday afternoon ns she was bo lng hurried to this city for treatment at a local hospital. Tho child wns accompan ied by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Claflln, and she was suffering from terrible burns on her face, neck nnd ab domen. It Is stated th-t the child was upstairs alone In tho Claflln home In Han cock and the parents had gone down to the first floor of the house for a short time. Willie they were briefly absent it is said the child got hold of somo matches and set her night dress on fire and before her cries of pain bought help Bho was so badly tinned that It was thought best to bring her to Burlington for hospital rare. When tho train that was bearing the suffering child and her parents reached Richmond the little victim of the acci dent censed to breathe. Tho stricken par ents tried to get a physician at Essex Junction but without success so they pro reeded to this city, where Dr. D. J. Nolan van summoned by 'phone to the Union station. When he arrived, finding there was nothing he could do, tho city health offi cer. Dr. C. A. Havey, was called upon nnd ho gave tho necessary permission to have the body removed. Undertaker F. J, Dwyer took charge of tho body, which will be taken to the family home at Hnn cock for funeral and Interment. FEBRUARY WEATHER tlrnn Temperature Four llrurcr Ator Normal fur the Mnn(h , Mctcorologlfcl J. K Hooper, In charge of the local station of tho United States weather bureau, reports a mean tem perature of 22 degrees during February, which Is four degrees abovo tho normal February temperature. In Burlington. The highest was 40 degree., on the 20th, and tho lowest was two degrees below zero, mi tho 11th, which was tho only day In the month that th-j temperature fell below zero. Tho greatest dally range was 30 degrees, on the 12th, and tho least dally range wan four degrees, on the 19th. Tho precipitation (rain and melted miow) amounted to 1.02 Inches, the normal for tho month being 1.37 Inches. Tho pre vailing wind was from tho northuust, tho total movement 0.620 miles, tho nverngo hourly velocity 9.9 mllop, and tho maximum velocity 38 miles per hour, from tho south on thu 28th. The mouth was miulo up of nlno clear, seven partly cloudy and 12 cloudy days. Precipitation in quantity BUfllcieut to measure oc curred on 12 days and thu total amount Includes 13.4 Inches of snow, of which four Inches remained on tho ground at the end of tho month. Auroras wero tinted on the 20th and 21st, solar halos on the 12th and 25th, lunar halos on tho lit li. 12th. 13th and Hth, sleet roll on tho 14th, and fog was noted on the 15th. TRACTOR SCHOOL To lie Held nt llnlvrrslty tit Vermont .March 17-22 A tractor school will bo held at the University of Vermont, March 17 to 22nd for tho benefit of tho tractor owners, prospective purchasers of any who may bo Interested In tractor construction und operation. A part of each day will be devoted to lectures nnd practical talks by tractor owners, nnd to Iho study of The Old March Special Features of the Spring Sale of Muslin Underwear Bloomers 98c to $1.50 Nightgowns 98c to $2.25 The values olfered for this, tho last week are indeed much greater than you can expect again this spring and its a splendid chance to supply your spring needs at remarkable savings. 77f JD TP jp at the Toilet Goods Counter To r IX Hi Ej day and Friday 10c package of Smirnoff's Original Russian Shampoo Powder A shampoo powder of exceptional merit that we recom mend and urge you to try. Fibre Silk Stockings 85c Pair Castor and Other Fashionable Colors The castor shade matches is particularly desirable at this time. We also offer this stock, ing in navy, tan, black and gray. The Warner Corset $1 to $5pr. The special features that char acterize a Warner model are the essentials to corset satisfaction its comfortable accurate shaping and the splendid wearing qualities. Every Warner is guaranteed to shape and to wear well, not to break, tear or rust. Special models for slender fig ures as well as medium and stout figures at all prices $1.00, $1.50, $2, $3.00 and up to $5.00. Wool Dress Goods .Just a few of the many good values featured for spring suits, coats, separate skirts, etc. STORM SERGE $1.25 YARD 42 inches wide with cot ton warp, splendid finish and most satisfactory in every way. Colors are navy blue, brown, wine and black. PLAID SKIRTINGS $1.75 YARD 44 inches wide, shown in very attractive, medium and striking colored plaids for women's and misses' skirts, dresses, eti. ALL WOOL STORM SERGE $2.00 YARD 42 inches wide, a superb wool serge noted for its exceptional wearing qualities. Black, navy blue and other leading colors. FRENCH SERGE $2.00 YARD 42 in. wide, a finer serge, more suitable for dresses, all wool, offered in black, navy blue, brown and other colors. FRENCH SERGE $3.00 YARD 48 inches wide, one of the best serges obtainable, black and colors. WOOL POPLIN $2.25 YARD 42 in. wide, most desir able for smart suits, skirts and dresses, black and colors. WOOL GABARDINE $2.25 YARD Fine all wool garba dine, 42 inches wide, a very attractive and desirable fabric for spring coats, suits or skirts. Black and all leading colors. the construction and operation of the various machines. Tho Instructional staff will he composed of demonstrators, factory experts, and tho University In structors In engineering. Arrangements have been completed to have at the Bchool Cleveland, Fordson, International and Case tractors. There will also bo at tho Bchool several popular tractor Im plements and accessories. A tuition fee of $3.fi0 will be charged each person reglstiring for tho school. Applications should be forwarded nt onco to F. C. FiBko Instructor in Farm Me chanics, University of Vermont, Bur lington, Vermont. SUFFRAGE CONVENTION Officer of Nntlonnl Anxoclntlon to fie In Ilurllngton Next Week Next Tuesday and Wednesday the an nua! Stale convention of the Vermont Equll Suffrage association will be held In thU -'.Ity, with headquarters at tho New Sherwood Hotel. Mrs. Carrie Chap man Catt, president of tho National American Woman Suffrage association, and also of the International Alliance, and Mrs. Hnlsey W, Wilson, correspond ing secretary of tho former, will bo present. It Is expected that thero will be delegates present from all over thol State. Tho program will bo ns follows: TUESDAV, MARCH 11 10:00 a. in. Huslness session; prayer by tho llov. C. C. Adams; word of welcome, Mayor J. Holmes Jackson; response, Mrs. A..L. Bailey; summary of minutes of last convention; appointment of committees; reports; convention business. 2:00 p. m. Meeting open tn public; vocal solos, "Charmant Oisoau," "He causn I I.ovo You, Dear,'' Miss Mildred Shutturk; Winning of Presidential Suf frage, Mrs. James A. Estoo; "Summary of Vermont's Progress," Mrs. Annette W. Parmeleo; How tho Voto Has Been Used, Mrs. Edward 11. Read, Mrs, Lou K. Thomas, R:00 p. m, Mass meeting nt tho City Hall; vocal solos, "Tho Star," Rogers, "Love's In My Heart," Woodman, .Miss Mildred Shattuck; "Invlctua." lluiin, 3ee Hibe 6, 1919 Petticoats 98c to $1.98' best the various shoe tops and Y "Love," Huerta, Miss Margaret Whltte more; adjlreas, "Finish tho Fight," Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt; julnglng of equal suffrage hymn WEDNESDAY. MARCH U 9:30 a. m. Business session; prayer by , the Rev. James S. Braker; new business; election of oftlcerfl. ' 10:15 a. m. "Training Voter," Mrs, Halsoy W. Duty of tho Hour," Mrs, man Catt. 12:30 p. m Luncheon, the Woman Wilson; "Th Carrie toastmistresi. Mrs. Oliver Ashton; Ideas of Citizenship, topic for luncheon speakers. SPEAKERS Mrs. A. L. Balloy, president of the Ver mont Stato Suffrage association; Mrs. .M. I. Chittenden, State president for tho f. W. a. A.; Mr.. Anna Ilawkea Putnam, State president of the Council of Defense; Mrs. Halsoy W. Wilton, secretary of the National Suffrage asso ciation; Mli,s Bernlca Tuttlo, prestdont i of the Child Welfare Bureau; Miss Bes.il B. Goodrich, principal of tho Johnsorf Normal school; Dr. Marlon Horton, Windsor county chairman; Mrs, Carriaf Chapman Catt, provident of tho National Suffrage association. MILIANT SUFFRAGISTS PLACED IN JAIfc. New York, March I. Prominent mombors of the National Woman', party wero arretted on charges of dis orderly conduct after a battle to night with policemen In front of the Metropolitan Opera House whero they had Intonded to Btaito a demonstration against President Wilson. Tho women arrested wero Miss Allco Paul and. Miss Doris Stevens of New York and Elsie Hill of Norwalk, Conn. Thej wero locked up In tho West Thirtlett streot Btntion. Thirty suffragists wer charged by fifty policemen when they started tholr demonstration and ver quickly dispersed. If you havo anything to toll to tho readers of this newspaper you havo something to say to them in tho adver tising columns.