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'THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS AND TIMES: THURSDAY, MAY 1, 1919.
CITY NEWS Mr. nnd Mrs. Horton Peace of 43 Nnsh place nro the parents of iv daughter, liorM Monday. Jorlcho went over the top Tuesday In the Victory Loan drive, getting iv total of $24,850, whercnB Its quota was $21,(100. Albert L. Case of Rutland was en Hated as nn npprcntlco seaman at the local navy recruiting station Friday nfternoon. Ho will bo to Newport, It. L. for training. William II. Keennn of Itutland wan en listed as an apprentice seaman at the local navy recruiting station Mnn nftornoon. He will lie sent to Newport, It. I., for training. On account of tlio Illness of Health Officer Dr. C. A. Itavcy, tho local board of health has appointed Dr. W. H. Clancy of North Champlaln street as health olllcer, pro tern. Harris S. McGnlTIn of Burlington anil Miss Emma tinker of Hopewell, Va., were married Friday evening at the First Church parsonage by the llev. C C. Adams. They were unattended. They will live In Unrdwlck. Mrs. Bertha Miller Fields, found guilty of being a prostitute, was sentenced to serve not less than ten months nor more than three years at the State's prison nt Windsor by Acting Judgo Jed P. Ladd In city court Monday afternoon. Mrs. Guy Potter Benton and daugh ter. Miss Helen Benton, who have spent the winter In New York, have arrived In town and oponcd their resldcnco on University place. Dr. Hcnton Is ex pected back from Franco In a short time. Last night at 12 o'clock Joel P. Ladd became Judge of the city court and at the same time the resignation of Judge Rufus E. Brown took elTect. Judge Ladd had made no decision as to the clerk of the court up to yesterday afternoon. Two men were forwarded to Albany yesterday morning by th army re cruiting station for the Army of Occu pation. They were Frank F. Fosbre of Malonc, N. Y and Oliver Kthlcr of Clinton, Mass. This morning nt nine o'clock from the wharf of the Champlaln Transportation company tho steamer Tlcondcroga will steam out on her first trip on regular schedule on Lake Champlaln for tho sea son of 1919. Yesterday on a trial trip the boat went to Port Kent and Plattsburgh. Three men were enlisted as apprentice seamen at tho navy recruiting station yesterday. They were Harold E. Morri son of Lower Wnterford, Robert 13. Rousseau of Swanton and Unwind It. Stearns, also of Swanton. They left last night for Newport, It. J., for train ing. Miss Mabel Anderson- and Benjamin Rushford of St. Albans were married at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. .1. G. Black of 211 St. Paul street, at 2:3a Monday afternoon by tho llev. .1. S. Braker. They were unattended. After a chort honeymoon they will reside in St. Albans. Alcltle J. Thcrlault of Wllliamstown, was enlisted as an apprentice seaman and Peter II. Graves of Plattsburgh as a fireman, third rJnss, for machinist's mate at tho local navy recruiting station Tuesday. Thcrlault will bo sent to Newport, R. I., and Giaves will bo sent to Noifolk, Va. The people of New York city are re ported as excited over the pofslblllty that they may have to pay no cents a hundred pounds for Ice this summer, Instead of .10 cents, which Is the pres ent price. Tho people of Burlington aro now paying SO cents a hundred pounds, or going without. The Rutland Business Men's associa tion has appropriated for the purpose of helping the Rutland section of the Green Mountain club to extend their part of tho long trail north from Mount Carmel to Mount Horrid, according to an announcement made by Theron S. Dean, corresponding secretary of the club. Three local druggists' licences to sell In toxicating liquors for medical purposes only, were granted by the Chittenden county license commissioners Monday. The successful druggists were Mason (J. Beebe, A. C. Booth of the Park Drug store and J. W. Sullivan. W. O, Itushoy of Wlnooskl was also granted a druggists' license. The first circus of tho Win t-ensnu, Sells Brothers', has applied for a license to give an exhibition In Burlington on Wednesday afternoon nnd evening, May 21, at the circus grounds, corner of Park avenue and Shelburne street. Tho appli cation will bo presented to the board of aldermen at the reguhir meeting on Mon day night. Cupt. Raymond V. N. Bliss, Medical Corps, C S. army, has recentlj been appointed surgcon-ln-chlef to General Hospital. No. 31, Carlisle, Pa,, a hospital for overseas patients with a capacity of COO beds. Captain Bliss was foinieily a student at the University of Vermont and Is well known In this vicinity. He Is tho son of Fred V. Bliss of St. Albans. R. W. Wells, special Held agent of tho bureau of entomology, who has been In tho State for a mouth giving dem onstrations In the different counties to show the methods of eradicating In sect pcBts whtch attack livestock, left Tuesday for Washington. While in Vermont, Mr. Wells visited Bennington, Rutland, Addison, Chittenden, Wash ington and 'Windsor counties. A farewell party was given Miss Rachel Kinney, who has lesigned her position as head waltiess at the New Sherwood Hotel to go to .Maine, on the roof of tho hotel Tuesday evening, It being given by tho employes of tho dining-room and kitchen. She was pre sented with a purse of gold. Miss Kin ney has been with the hotel for two years. William Smith of Burlington wns In city court Monday morning on a com plaint Issued hy Fish and Game Warden William a. Gndue, charging the hunting of wild animals without a license, Smith pleaded guilty and was flnod $20 nnd costs of $1.37 or an nlternntlvo sen tence of 84 days In Jail by Acting Judgo Jrd P. Ladd. Smith mndo arrangements to pay. Iris Chaso of Jericho, who wns charged by tho State with being a party to the stealing of a dress valued at $35 from Mrs. 12. S. Scrlbner of Underbill on the 19th day of this month, pleaded guilty In city court Thursday afternoon. She was ordered sent to tho Vermont Stnto Industrial school at Vergennes for tho remainder of her minority. Sho Is now 15 years of ago. Mrs. Charles Parrow has received word that her son, Howard, has arrived safely In New York city, He will bn sent to Camp Sherman, Ohio, to receive his dis charge. Private Parrow enlisted In tho army In October, 1917, nnd went to Franco In Juno, 1918. Ho was with tho head quarters detachment of tho 8Jrd Division, His brother, Jed, camo homo from Franco two weeks ago, The army recruiting stntlon In tho Howard Nntlonnl bank building accepted day to Albany for enlistment: Alfred Perry, 0 Conger avenue, Burlington, for army of occupation; Aldcn K. Shaw, Itoxbury, and Leonard C. Waldo, Jcffcr sonvllle, for roast nrtlltcry corps, for C. A. C, schools for olcctrlcal nnd me chanical work, In probate court Friday, a realty llccnso In the estate of Edward Pldgcon, late of Westford, was granted. Fred W. Hull of Essex wns appointed administra tor of the estate of Oeorgo R. Wllloy, lato of that town. 11. E. Wright and George J. Hobart, also of Essex, will servo as commissioners nnd appraisers jnt tho es tate There was a settlement and order of court In the estate of Ocorgo H. Rans low, late of this city. In probate court Tuesday, tho will of John LaMarche, Into of Burlington, was presented for proof. The will of Hat tle M, Weston, Into of Wlnooskl, was filed for probate. John L. Emerson of this city was appointed administrator of the estate of Jennie F. Edson, lato of South Burlington. Walter S. Heath of South Burlington and AVIIllam Thynne of Bur lington will serve ns commissioners and appraisers of the estate. In jjlty court Thursday before Acting Judge Jed P. Ladd, Anna Senna of Underbill was put on trial for stealing a dress valued at $3. and six aprons valued at r,0 cents each from Mrs. E. S. Scrlbner, nnd a $10 bill nnd a dress sult raso valued at $3.00 from Miss Helen Scrlbner, both residents of Underhlll. State's Attorney Allen Martin prose cuted. Miss Senna pleaded not guilty and her case was continued until May 15 at two o'clock In tho nfternoon. A letter received yesterday from Roy den F. Brown, who has been In France for about 18 months, stated that he was still In a convalescent hospital at La Malncs nnd did not know when ho was to como homo. Tho exact extent of tho injuries of Private Brown have re mained a mystery to his parents, they being unablo lo find out from the gov ernment or from his captain who, to gether with his company, returned to Devons several days ago. Samuel G. Wright has returned to bis home at 91 Park street having received an honorable discharge from the nrmy, following 11 months of service. Mr. Wright sailed for Franco July 4, 191S, ar riving July 31. He went Into Immediate action with the famous "First Division," and was hi several Important battles. In October he was taken sick and sent to a convalescent hospital. He was ready to rejoin his regiment when the armistice was signed. Mr. Wright will resume his former duties at Huntley's. Robert Wlnterbottom, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wlnterbottom of this city, wnn recently arrived from overseas, whore ho raw service for a year, is at Camp Merrltt, N. J., receiving treat ment for wounds suffered Just before tho armistice was signed, since which time ho has been In a hospital. He was worse a few days ago and his mother, his wife, Mrs. Kntherlne Wlnterbottom, and his sister, Mrs. Frank Williams, left Saturday night to bo with him. In probntc court yesterday, tho will of D. E. Claik, late of Charlotte, was filed for, probate. C. L. Woodbury of this city was appointed administrator of tho estate of Herbert E. Woodbury, late of Burlington, with M. J. Barnes and W. C. Clark, also of this city, commis sioners and appraisers of the estate. The will of George N. Roberts, late of Shelburne, wai presented for proof. There was a iettlMnent and decree In the estate of JullS. Morgan, Into of Burlington. EXCISE TAXES IN EFFECT TO-DAY Long List of Luxuries as Well as Many Essentials, on Which the Purchaser Will Have to Pay a Cent or More to Uncle Sam Three alien enemies who have been under parole In tho United States court, district of Vermont, since their release from Jail following the signing of tho armistice have been released from that parole through the office of District At torney Vernon A. Bullard under the direction of tho department of justice at Washington. The men released are Max Wolf of Greenfield, Mass., formerly of Iirattleboro, Louis Dorsh of Jamaica and Luitiold Nussell of Berlin. Mr. Wolf has had a chango of mind during bis jail term and has served tho United States' cause In an exceptionally zealous manner, painting Liberty Loan posters ard buying Liberty Bonds, and has taken out first naturalization papers. Two State Grange officers, Stato Master Orlando L. Martin of Plalnfleld nnd Stato Lecturer A. 11. Williams of Springfield, were present at the meeting of Champlaln Valley Grange, Patrons of Husbandry, on Saturday night. Exactly 200 persons, the largest number on record, sat down to-the bountiful supper, served at 6:30; o'clock, prior . to the regular meeting. After a short business session, the Indies' degree team worked tho third and fourth degrees on a class of 25 candidates. The following program was given. Readings by Henry Todd; violin selections by Miss Marjorio O'Brien; vocal selections by Mrs. Cora E. Gove. Addresses by Master -Martin and Lecturer Williams were a pleasing feature of tho evening. The Red Cross canteen at the Union station has been doing a rushing busi ness during the last day or two, with the coming home of the boys of tho Yankee Division. Tuesday night two girls In Ited Cross garb stayed up most of tbi' night to furnish tho boys with hot coffee, sandwiches, doughnuts, cig arettes, chocolate, etc. Several men of tho Yankeo Division who camo In on tho 11:10 train Tuesday night were served, and when It was reported that another train bringing more of the 2Gth Division would ho In nljout two hours later, the girls also agreed to stay up to t-ervo these boys. The canteen was ren dering service all day yesterday from tho tlnm the Wlnooskl bovs struck Burling ton at 11 vn o'clock yesterday morning. Tho meat nrmy recruiting station for warded three men to-Albany Monday for enlistment In the army. Frank H. Paro and Earl G. Maxflcld have had pre vious service In tho army, Mr. Paro being discharged as second lieutenant In January from Infantry and Mnxfleld from Clnrkson College unit of tho S. A. T. C, in December of 1918. Maxlleld encountered difficulties In gottlng Into the service at the beginning of the wnr and was re jected by the various boards for Impaired vision. However, ho wns nt laBt accepted for the S. A. T. C. and received an ex cellent discharge. Liking the army from what he had seen of It, he applied for ro enlistment and was accepted aftor a waiver on his eyesight had been procured from tho adjutant-general. Tho other member of the trio was Raymond Ells worth of 115 Cherry street, this city, who was accepted for tho motor transport corps In tho Army of Occupation, A long lint of excise taxes under tho war revenue net pnssed by Congress In WIS be comes effectlvo to-day nnn from now on until further notice tho purchasing pub lic will be called upon to pay a cent or moro on a great many of tho articles used In evcry-day life, both essential and under tho head of luxuries. It Is tho pub lic that must pay these taxes and at tho time of purchnse. A tax of 10 rents on every dollar or frac tion thereof for things purchased above a certain price, the tax to be paid by tho purchaser nnd not tho merchant, will hit a great many peoplo In the essentials lino. Included In tho list nro many articles, but for cxamplo the following nro cited: Umbrellas, over $4.00: fans over $1.00. smoking Jackets and bathrobes over $7.50, men's waistcoats over $5.00, women's hats over $15, men's and boys' hats over $5.00, men's nnd boys' enps over $2.00, men's, women's, misses' and children's shoes over $10, neckties over $2.00: men's silk stock ings over $1.00 per pair, women's silk stockings over $2.00 per pair, men's shirts over $3.00, pajamas, nlghtrobcs, underwear over $5.00, klmonas, petticoats, etc., over $15. Thus If an umbrella Is purchased at Its marked price of $1.50 tho purchaser pays a tax on the 50 cents which Is the nmount above tho price set by tho gov ernment as tho limit without a tax. Local merchants are to collect this tax In various ways, the most of them being under the direction of the storo superin tendent or floor walker, the tax for the article In practically all cases to be In cluded In tho price to be paid. Tho super intendent or floor walker will explain to tho customer the tax to be paid and see that It Is collected nnd a record kept of tho transaction. Fortollct articles, proprietary medicines, etc., there Is to be a revenue stnmp afllxed to each bottle or package at tho time of sale by the clerk In the presence of the purchaser, the latter to know by explana tion the cost of the stamp, etc. Fred Whlttemore, deputy collector of In ternal revenue, announces to the mer chants, druggists, etc., that these revenue stamps are on sale at the parcel post win dow In tho local postoftlce, and will be found In one or two cent amounts. The other stamps, running as high as 40 cents, have not arrived but are expected. All toilet nrtlclcs bought will be sub ject to a tax of one cent on each 25 cents and for each fraction thereof that the article cost, the tax to bo paid by the purchaser and at the tlmo of the purchase. The tax on a tube of tooth paste that sells for 30 cents would be two cents, one cent for tho 25 cents and an additional cent for the extra five cents. A tax of one cent for each 25 cents nnd fraction thereof on all prepared pills, medicine, tinctures, liniments and proprietary medicines Is In effect. This does not Includo prescriptions written by a physician except in a case where tho prescription calls for the uso of medicine under tho heading as above. Ice cream and soda waters and their various forms are taxed, beginning to day. A person who buys such Is re quired to pay a tax of ono cent for each 10 cents or fraction thereof. If a chocolate nut sundae Is bought, the price of which is 15 cents, there will be a tax of two cents added to the cost. If a 10-cent Ice cream Is purchased tho tax is one cent. Ice cream may bo bought In any quantity from any store and taken out and no tax Is required, but If tho article bought Is eaten In the store the tax must ho paid. Bot tled goods such as mnxle, ginger ale, grape Juice, tonics, etc, are exempted from taxation so far as tho purchas ing public is concerned, as the tax Is paid at the factory. Tho method of collecting this tax will be carried out In various forms but' the most popular devised and which will ho In operation In about a dozen Ice cratm pallors and drug stores about the city to-day Is the ticket method. The tickets aro printed with the name of tho storo and in three styles and colors. On ono stylo is printed "one cent war tax" and on an other two cents and tho third thrco cents. If a person buys a 10-cent Ico cream he also Is made to buy ono of the one-cent tickets. Tho ticket Is dropped Into a box by tho dealer. At night tho proprietor empties the box, totals the amount received In taxes and takes out that sum from his cash register and saves It for tho government. OBITUARY Mrs, ClinrlcN (irbleke Kathleen Allen, wlfo of Charles F, Oeblcke of this city, passed away Tues day evening, n announced In yesterday's Free Press, nt her homo on Mansfield nvenuc, Mrs. Geblcko was the1 daughter of the lato William L. Allen and Harriet (Truman) Allen nnd granddaughter of the lato Captain James Truman of this city. Mrs. Geblcko wns a nurso at the Mary Fletcher hospital, graduating In tho class of 1917. Sho leaves, besides her husband and Infant daughter, ono sister, Mrs. Alfred Hlnes of Portland, Ore., and two aunts, Mrs. L. a. Clapp and Miss Besslo M, Truman. Sho was a member of St. Barnabas' Guild of St. Paul's Church and nlso of tho Mary Fletcher Hospital Training School Alumni association nnd a com munlcnnt of St. Paul's Church. Her sla ter, Mrs. Hlncs, arrived In Burlington from Portland on Monday evening. Tho funeral will bo held at 2.30 o'clock this afternoon nt 11 Mansfield avenue. Friends of the family aro Invited. Tho Interment will bo In Lako View ceme tery, and will be prlvnto. Tho lit Rev. George Y. Bliss will oftlclato at tho funeral. John A, Morrlnnej- John A. Morrlssoy died In Bennington Monday April 21 nftcr a long Illness. He was 20 yoars old and a student In his third year at tho University of Vermont. While In college last November ho suf fered an attack of Influenza and aid not regain his strength. Ho went homo nnd In January entered tho Putnam Memorial hospital for treatment. Ho got bottor ap parently and returned to his home but after several weeks was taken with a form of paralysis und had to go back to the hospital. Tho local doctors and several special ists who were called woro baffled by his caso which was most peculiar and puz zling. Death Is believed to have been duo some malignant Internal growth proba bly resulting from Influenza. John Alfred Morrlssey was born In Ben nington, February 25, 1899. Ho was grad uated from the Bennington high school In 191G and entered the University of Ver mont, the same year taking tho mechan ical engineering course. Ho was a young man of unusual promise and natural force and had ho been spared would hnvo made his mnrk In tho world. He went from college last spring to the Blattshurgh ofllcers training camp where he ranked high and was designated to re ceive a commission as soon ns he reached the ngo limit. He Is survived by nis parents and seven brothers and sisters. His death is the first break In the family of eight. MILLER-UNDERHILL ir.VCI.AlMF.n 1.KTTKIIS List of unclaimed letters In tho Burling ton postofflco for tho week ending April 20, 1919; WOMEN'S LIST Mrs. John Blssonettc, Mrs. J, R. Davis, Mrs. Carrlo Dague, Mrs, Mark B, Klmorc, Mrs. KrneEt Lafayette, Miss Lois I'almor, Miss Mollle Reed, Mrs. Maggie Smith, Mrs. Henry Strong (2), Miss Sallio L. Storrs, Mrs. C. A. Wills, Mrs. Nolllo Warner, Airs. Lotty Washburn. MEN'S LIST Thos. Bissette, Ed, Dion, Fritz De Vincent, Leo M, Flynn, Ben. Jacobs, Dustln Jordan, W. C, King (2), W. Hhel don Landon, It, J, Lavelle, Sgt. P, H. Rousseau. Eddlo J. Member. II. T. Tuttlc. and forwardod tho following men Thurs- j aB0. Woods, Xouug Lumber Co. (3), Army Mnn Cornea to Uurllngrton for n Ilrlde 'I lio marriage of Miss Meta Lleher Underhlll, daughter of Mrs. George C. Underhlll of 204 South Union street, and Vernon Warren Miller, U. S. Army, took place yesterday morning at 10 o'clock at All Saints' Chapel, the cero- mony being performed by the Rev. George R. Brush, rector of Trinity Church, Shelburne. The wedding was a very quiet one, owing- to recent af flictions In tho bride's family. Mr. and Mrs. Miller left yesterday for a few days' trip and will return for two weeks beforo going to Cleve land, Ohio, whore they will spend a short time beforo going to Camp Hustis, Newport News, Va,, where tho groom Is stationed ns band leader. Mr. Miller returned two months ngo from overseas service with tho coast artillery. John II. IJiMnrehr John B. LaMarche died at his home, 50 Monroe street? at six o'clock Thursday afternoon after a lingering Ulnoes. He wns born In Canada 71 years ago. Ho is survived by his wife, two sons, J. B. of Brooklyn, N. Y., and John of Providence, It. I., and by three daughters, Mrs. E. L. Jangraw and Mrs. V. C. Fuller of Rutland and Mary Delia LaMarche of this city. Jnmes Steele James Steele died early Thursday morn ing nt tho homo of Mrs. Mary E. Watson, 61 Front street, nftcr an Illness of six weeks. He had been a resident of Bur ling for about ten yoars. Formerly he was a landscape gardener but recently and until ho was taken 111 had been tho sexton of the First Church. Ho Is sur vived by hns father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. James Steele of Glasgow, Scotland, threo sisters, also of Glasgow and ono brother, William of this city. Tho fu neral, which was private, was held nt tho home of Mrs. Watson at 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon. WHIInm II. Illncklnck William H. Blacklock died Thursday afternoon at a local Institution of blood polsonln. Ho had recently been discharged from the army. He leaves his mother and ono brother. The body was taken to Briclport Friday. llev. P. I,. Doiv The Rev. P. L. Dow, formerly super intendent of the Burlington district of tho Troy Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, died Saturday at his homo In Lanesboro, near Plttsflcld, Mass. For more than a year be had been In very poor health and could not tako an appointment at conference this spring. Ho moved to his home where he lived when a boy, but there failed rapidly. A son, Harold, died In a military camp last fall of Influenza. Tho Rev. Mr. Dow held pastorates In Troy, Albany, Hooslck Falls, Glovcrsvllle and In Bennington, this being his last appointment. Ho was superintendent of tho Burlington district from 1905 to 1910. Possibly no man wns ever loved moro In Troy Conference than was P. L. Dow. Ho was strong In singing, In evangelistic work and In administration. His wlfo and two children Burvlve, one, tho Rev. G. H. Dow of Whitehall, N. Y. Tho funeral was held In tho Metho dist Church In Plttsflcld, Mass., Tuesday at 2:30 p. m. MEETING OF MISSIONARY rilHI.1) The annunl meoting of the Missionary Guild of the Methodist Episcopal Church was held In the church parlors Monday ovonlng. It was reported that during the year tho guild has raised $234 nnd made two afghnns, valued at $30 each. Ono of these went to Grenablo, France, and the other to tho Jessie Leo Home nt Unnlaska. Miss Frances Gill reported the following work dono at the hospital among sick membors; 2S7 calls; 303 magazines; 252 sick remembered with flowers and fruit; and two crates of oranges sent to tho Fort Ethan Allen hospital nt Christmas. Tho average attendance at meetings dur ing tho year wns (3. The following of ficers wero elected for tho ensuing yeir: President, Miss Arietta M. Shlnvllle; first vice-president, Mrs. F. L. North; second vice-president, Miss Bertha Ran som; third vice-president, Miss Lillian Bixby; fourth vlce.prcsldont, Mrs. A. L. Walker; recording secretary, Miss Helen O. Hendce; corresponding secretnry, Miss Louise Russell; treasurer, Mrs. Eda Safford; assistant treasurer, Mrs. Isabol Spofford. On Monday, May 19, tho Guild expects to have Mrs. Lillian Plko Everest of Plattsburgh, dramatic reader, to en tertain them. If you've been waiting until "tho right season" to ndvortiso that property, try tho present season! Dp i:i"lng Clnrk De Estalng ClarJc died Saturday morn ing at seven o'clock nt tho home of Mr. nnd Mrs. Roy Lamson, tho latter oelng his niece. Mr. Clnrk had been tenderly cared for by Mrs. Lamson since last October 10. Mr. Clark was born In Underhlll on January 8, 1812. Ho went to Charlotte In 1870, nnd there he engaged In farming, living there until Inst year. Ho was threo 'tmas married. He Is survived by his wlfo, who was Mrs. Ella Harris Thompson, daughter of tho lato J, A. Harris of Charlotte, and several nieces nnd nephews. A prnycr service was held nt tho houso Monday noon. Tho body wns taken to Charlotte, where funeral services were held at 1:30 o'clock In the Congre gational Church, with burlnl In the fam ily lot. Mm. nutli A. Pnrkrr Mrs. Ruth A. Parker died nt tho homo of her son, Walter Parker In Charlotte, Saturday afternoon of pneumonia, Sho wns 82 years old. Besides her son, with whom she lived, sho Is survived by Jlvo grandchildren nnd two great-grandchildren nnd ono brother, Normnn Partch of La Verne, Cil. Sho was a member of tho Mothodlst Episcopal Church. Tho funeral wns held at her late home nt flvo o'clock Sunday afternoon, tho Rev. A. J. Hutchinson of Shelhurno officiat ing. The benrers wero W. W. Parker, Walter H. Parkor, Warren Parker and Sidney Winter, Burial wns In tho Shcl burno village ccmotory. Hmiiiniiuel lllnarlt Emnnuel Blassett died Sunday morn ing nt six o'clock at a local Institution after a two wcetts' Illness with pneu monia. Ho wns 39 years of ngo and Is survived by his fnther and two sIstcrH, who live In Bridgeport, Conn. Ho had been engaged In tho plating business for several years. Tho body was brought to tho head quarters of DeGoesbrland Council, Knights of ColumbUB, where tho Rev. W H. Cessldy, council chaplain, offered proyerH for tho dead. About 40 mem- The OLD 3EE HIVE May 1, 1919 ON SCHEDULE The May Sale of Whitewear The facts that underlie our annual MAY SALE OF WHITEWEAR are perfectly sim ple and we will present them at this time as the reason why we are able during May, to place complete stocks at your disposal at such saving- prices. Unlike a great many firms we do not follow the system known in the market of "shop ping, around," because we maintain a strict merchandise standard and do not follow the practice of putting price first, last and all the time, any more than our customers who have learned to rely upon our standards and have proved that they profit thereby. Thus in this MAY SALE OF WHITE WEAR we are dealing with the same makers and carrying the same fine goods as we always carry. PETTICOATS 98c Made of good quality cotton with em broidery flounce and under ruffle, vaTud $1.50. PETTICOATS $1.48 EACH. Nainsook petticoats, deep lace or ham burg flounce in most attractive designs, val ue $1.79. PETTICOATS $1.69. A remarkably fine lot of nainsook pet ticoats with 10 and 12 inch embroidery flounce of fine quality, pretty designs, best $2.00 value. PETTICOATS $1.95. Fine nainsook petticoats with 12 inch embroidery flounce, in extremely pretty eye It and allover designs, values up to $2.50. BLOOMERS 79c Pink nainsook bloom ers, plain shirred elastic knee, value 98c. BLOOMERS 98c Pink crepe bloomers, cut very full, reinforced, value $1.25. SILK BLOOMERS $2.98 Made of a flesh color washable silk, lace trimmed knee, value $3.49. SILK BLOOMERS $2.50 Washable silk bloomers, hemstitched trimmed, value $2.98. SATIN BLOOMERS $3.50 Washable satin bloomers in white and pink, plain or trimmed styles. BILLIE BURKES $1.69 Made of pink nainsook, regulation Billie Burke Pajamas, value $2.25. COMBINATION $1.50 Corset cover and drawer combination, lace yoke, lace trimmed drawer, value $1.79. PETTICOATS 98c AND $1.50 Short petticoats of nainsook, embroidery ruffle, 27 to 31 inches long. PETTICOATS $2.00 TO $3.50 EACH Extra size petticoats, extra large over the hips, made of best materials. NIGHT GOWNS 98c Made of nain sook, slip over style, round and V neck, sizes 15, 16 and 17, values up to $1.50. NIGHT GOWNS $1.49 Fine quality nainsook gowns, lace and embroidery trim med, V neck and round neck style, sizes 15 to 17. NIGHT GOWNS $1.49 Best, quality Windsor Crepe Gowns, round neck, tubular top, also scalloped neck and sleeves, value $2.00. NIGHT GOWNS $1.98, made of fine quality nainsook, very attractive styles, lace and embroidery trimmed. PHILB7PJNE GOWNS $2.69 and $3.50 Made of the most beautiful nainsooks, hand embroidered and hand scalloped, the most exquisite of all underwear. ENVELOPE CHEMISE 98c Made of good quality nainsook, lace and hamburg trimmed. Very pretty styles, worth up to $1.50 each. ENVELOPE CHEMISE $1.49 and $1.98 Many styles of fine nainsook, plain or ela borately trimmed. CAMISOLES 98c to $1.98 Pink satin or silk camisoles, plain embroidered, hem stitched and elaborate face effects, handsome styles, values $1.25 to $2.69. ENVELOPE CHEMISE $2.69, $2.98' and $3.98 Philippine hand embroidered chemise, beautiful designs, all hand scal loped. CORSET COVERS 39c Nainsook cov ers with lace trimmed tops, value 59c. DRAWERS 98c Made of best quality nainsook, wide lace or hamburg ruffle. BUNGALOW APRONS 98c Best $1.50 percale allover aprons, elastic back, square neck, neat stripe effects. GINGHAM BIB APRONS 89c Made of best blue checked ginghams, extra large bib, wide shoulder straps, a most desirable apron at a very low price. I; bers of tho fourth degree, of which Mr. Blassett was a member, nnd 30 members of tho third degree accompanied tho body Sunday evening to the station, from where tho body was sent to Bridgeport, Conn. Tho bearers were Frank J. Dwyer, Thomns Maguer, Thomas Conlon, Her bert Morgan, Hector Dalglo and John Uoddy. Mrs. Emmn V. Smith Mrs. Emma V, Smith, formerly of this city, died Tuesday at her homo at Plttsfleld, Mass., after n lingering illness of nearly two years. Sho wns 54 years of ago and Is survived by her parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. Frank Vldell of this city, nnd a sister, Mrs. T. B. Robinson of Dalton, Mass.; also hy two brothers, Medrick and Veto F. Vldell of Plttsfleld. Sho Is also survived by seven children, Mrs. W. F. Merrill of Dover, N. 11., Lcona , and Nntallo of Plttslleld, Carl and Patrick, who nro In tho United States army, Edward, with the nrmy of occupation, John nnd Barrett. Tho funeral was held yesterday morning nt eight o'clock nt St. Joseph's Church. INJURIOUS INSECTS Vermont Reboot Get Exhlltlta from ConunlMlonrr of Agriculture With the completion of a distribution now being made by tho offlco of tho com missioner of ngrlculture, educational ex hibits of Injurious Insects will have been furnished to each Junior and Junior Senior high school In tho Stnto, as well as to tho Stato Agricultural schools at Randolph Center and Lyndon Center, TheBO oxhiblts are in tho form of wooden cases, ono Bectlon of which con tains nine specimen mounts and tho othor section typewritten data setting forth tho principal features concerning oach pest and citing references for moro complete study. Tho selection of speci mens varies somewhat to meet local conditions. All of them contain full life history 'mounts of tho gypsy moth nnd tho brown-tall moth and specimens of tho oyster shell nnd San Joso scale Those recently prepared also show the nowly Imported European corn borer. Homo of tho moro common Insects dis played in their various stages aro tho tent caterpillar, canker worm, red- humped and yellow-necked caterpillars, elm leaf beetle, white plno weevil, tus sock moth and some of tho moro Im portant garden Insects. Although designed especially for In formation of the school children n,nd class room study, they will bo of service In Identification nnd comparison of speci mens "brought or sent In by residents of the surrounding country. The specimens are collected nnd mounted and tho cases prepared by H. L. Bailey, assistant to Commissioner Brlgham, In charge of Insect suppres sion. E. S. BRIGHAM, Commissioner of Agriculture. OFFICHHS OF HASTEII.V STAR IXSTAM.HII Temple Chapter, No. 75, Order of the Eastern Star, installed Its recently elected ofllcers in their rooms In the Masonic Temple last night. Tho Instal ling olllcer was Mrs. Ellen Harrington, past worthy mntron, nsslsted by Mrs. Ollvo Drew, also past worthy matron, as marshal, Mrs. Merrltt Hornborgcr as chaplain, Mrs. Anna McBrlde of Wlnoo skl. grand organist, presiding nt tho piano, Mrs. Wnlter Wiggins as warden and Georgo Ferrln as sentinel. Tho oltlcors Installed woro: Worthy matron, Mrs. Carrlo Walker; worthy patron, Mer rltt E. Sornborgcr; assistant matron, Miss Henrietta Hough; secretary, Miss Miriam Baylies; treasurer, Mrs. Ida Reynolds; conductress, Miss Roxanna Brownell; assistant conductress, Mrs, Mary Jones; chaplain, Mrs. Clara Nor ton; marshal, Mrs. Nellie P, Knicker bocker; organist, Mrs. Ella M. Pitts; Adah, Mrs. Lena Jones; Ruth, Miss Orabollo Ripley; Esther, Miss Ruth Frazler; Martha, Miss Ardell Towno; Electa, Miss Freda Jones; warder, Mrs. Anna Wlllett; sentinel, Perley T. Roboy, by Laurrell M. Do Voro of 278 College street, who yesterday took out a leasa of tho old Welch Brothers Maplo Products factory on Battery street. When questioned as to the now In dustry Mr. Do Vore was reticent to give out any details concerning tha number of hands to be omployed, tha products to he mado or who else wu' connected with tho company, saying: that tho plans wero only In tho mak-1 ing at tho present tlmo. The Free Press has been Informed from nnothcr source that Fletcher N.I Johnson of Hollefontalne, Ohio, who has been president of tho Vermont Maplo Products company of Essex Junction, which is engaged in mak ing maplo products, bad recently sold, his stock nnd retired from tho com-1 pany. It Is possible that Mr. Johnson Is to affiliate himself with the now, concern, though Mr. De Vore would! not admit this last night. NEW SUGAR COMPANY I. O. 0. F. WORKS DEGREE Then Kujnyx a I.uiielieou Gltrn by Ray I'Tjp In Honor oft n Little Fryc The first degree was conferred on a class of candidates by the regular degrea team of Hamilton Lodge, No. 14, I, O. O. F Inst night In their hall, after which tho membors adjourned to the banquet hall, where they enjoyed a luncheon given hy Ray E. Frye In honor of tho birth of a ton, Ray Whltton Fryo, who first saw light of day at tho Mary Fletcher hospital about two weeks ago. Tho spread was completo from start to finish nnd was one of the kind that is characteristic of tho proud father. W, A. Harding ottlciated as toast master. Remarks wero mado by Grand Master Oscar W. Edwards, Charles G. MrGiifTey, N. E. Pierce, Ray E. Frye, C. W. Brown, Harry Hlllard, Charlei Farr and others. Factory on llnttrry Street l.niNeil in I.. 31, DrVure Burlington, in all probability, will have a new manufacturing industry that of blending cuno nnd maple mi gar Into maple products. about June 1st, nccordlng to Information given out last night to tho Frco Press ; WHAT OXIJ MOTHER I!OES Mrs, P. Bennett, 7 Wawayanda Place. Mlddletown, N. Y., writes: "I hav( given Foley's Honey nnd Tar to my lit tlo boy, and cannot recommend it to& highly as 1 think it in tho only medU rlno for coughs and colds," Fine tot croup and whooping cough, ns well at coughs nnd colds. Contains no opiates J, W. O'Sulllvan, 30 Church Btreet, (Adv.) 1