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THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS AND TIMES; THURSDAY, MAY 8, 1910.
CITY NEWS Mr, find Mrs. Vornnn Tcnco nro the parents of a daughter, born Monday, April 28. Mr, and Mrs. C. I Smith, Jr., nro tho parents of a daughter, born Thurs day nftcrnoon. A daughter, Carrlo Samclson, was liom to Mr. and Mrs. tliirvoy Snmolsnn of 13 Hyde street, on April 2S, In probate court Tuesday Sarah Ben Botte of Winooskl was appointed admin istratrix of the estate of Edward Bes sette, lato of Winooskl. Bnswcll U. Chllds of Plymouth was enlisted as an apprentice seaman nt tho local navy recruiting stntlon Tuesday and was sent to Newport, H. I. Judge Sherman It. Moulton was hack on the bench In county court yesterday after n several dnys' Illness. Ho Is still suffering somewhat from the effects of a bad cold. William A. Kendall of St. Albans was enlisted as an apprentice seaman at tho local navy recruiting station Friday and was pent to Newport, 11. I., that night for training. Judgo Seneca llaselton -will resume the practice of law In this city next Septem ber. Ho will take a vacation until then, spending the summer at the Summit House on Mount Mansfield. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hughs of Mannsvllle, N. Y are the parents of n daugrhter, Jcanotte Louise, born Sun day. Mrs. Hughs will bo remembered as Miss Julia Woodman, for several . i i i . f . i . i yearn ti icucuur ill liiu uuiivlthu wuiiuui. Judgo Edmund C. Mower has been selected as tho Memorial day orator for Stannard Post, Grand Army of tho Republic. No place has been selected for tho Memorial day sorvlccs, but they probably will be held In tho Y. M. C. A. rooms. In probate court Friday, Ttobcrt Cannon of Burlington was appointed administrator of tho cstato of Jennlo Rosenberg lato of this city. Elbert S. Holcomb of this city was nppolnted administrator of the cstato of Bculnh M. Holcomb, late of Burlington. Judge Sherman R. Moulton has granted divorces in Chittenden county court to Indianna C. Quebec In her case against William D. Quebec on the grounds of Intolerable severity and refusal to sup port; and to Lena Cantell In tho case against Henry Cantell. There Is being sent out from the ofllco of H. S. Howard in this city invitations to all patriotic societies of tho State to assist the Society of Colonial Warn in entortalnlng in this city on Flag day, June 14, tho General Council of the Society of Colonial Wars. Dr. J. M. Clark and little granddaughter, Martha Jane Woodbury, and her nurse, nrrlved In tho city Monday after spend ing the winter at i)aytona, Florida. Col. E. P. Woodbury nnd Mrs. Woodbury stopped over in New York on tho way home and will be hero later in the week. F. E. Morgan of 83 South Champlaln street, a member of the Arm of Morgan Brothers, has 'been appointed by the city council as a member of tho hoard of lire commissioners to fill the unexpired term of Frank Rafter, who died several weeks ago. Commissioner Morgan has assumed his office. Hoy A. Tntro, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Tatro of 10S North avenue, arrived in tho city Bunaay alter receiving nis uisciiargc at the end of 17 months as a seaman in the United States navy. Tatro served on tho U. S. S. Mauban, which traveled be tween England and France, supplying 1 coal to the allies. Tho marriage of Miss Genevieve Dona hue and Robert O. Klrkbride of this city was solemnized Thursday morning at seven o'clock at St. Mary's Cathe dral. Tho Rev. Joseph F. Gillis otli clated. They were attended by J. O. O'NclI nnd Miss Frances Donahue, the latter being the brldn'8 sister. Tho ladles of the Unitarian Church gave Mrs. W. F. Ferguson a largely attended reception at the church par lors yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Fergu son, who has been particularly actlvo in tho social affairs of the church, is soon to leavo Burlington and will even tually take up her residence in Boston. At the annual meeting of the Woman's Alltanco of tho Unitarian Church, held in the church parlors Friday afternoon, the following officers were elected: Presi dent, Mrs. J, H. Mncombcr; vice-president, Mrs. E. K. Patten; secretary, Mrs. G. Q. Stiles; treasurer, Mrs. M. E. Sornborger; auditor, Mrs. Sam Sparhawk; members of the executive board, Mrs. W. G. Wears and Mrs. II. L. Winter. Tho following delegates from Vermont to tho convention of the American Legion In St. Lou la Mo., left the city Monday: Major H. Nelson Jackson, Burlington; Capt. Guy R. Varnum, Hurra; Lieut, L. H. Nason, Norwich University, North field; Capt. J. Watson Webb, Khelburno; Sergeant Paul Clapp, Ilrattleboro; Ser geant Alexander J. Smith, South Ryogato; Corporal Joseph LaFountain, Burlington, and John Leonard of tho navy, Brattle boro. At the annual meeting of PcGoesbrland Council, No. 3fi, of L'Union St. Jean Baptlste, held Friday evening, the follow ing officers were elected: President, Alphonso ltemlllard; vice-president. Jules Slmays; secretary, J. M. Ilohert; financial secretary, Alphonso Gravel; treasurer, F. H. Uoblllard; master of ceremonies, Eugene Baslllere; marshals, Joseph MoiIh seau and Henry Llmoge; rioen, Oneslme Gagno; spiritual director, tho Itov. J. M. Billon. At tho annual meeting of tho Athena club, held at the club rooms Tues day afternoon, tho following ofllcers were elected: Presldont, Mrs. J, A. Waterman; first vlco-prcsldont, Mrs. (I. I. Forbes; second vice-president, Mrs. Cora Chaptn; recording secretary, Mrs. Thomas liradleo; corresponding secre tary, Mrs. Fred Fiske; treasurer, Mrs. Eva J. Richmond; assistant treasurer, Mrs. P. L McSweeney; auditor, Miss Henrietta Wood, Earlo F, Walhrldge of tho dribs of 1S17, University of Vermont, has recently been appointed llbiurlan of tho llarvaul club of Now York city, In the club build ing at 27 West 44th street. The May Isruo of the Branch Llhiary Ncvm, a quarterly magazine published by the Now York Public Library for distribution aninng its forty-four branches, Is given up lo an Illustrated bibliography compiled by him entitled "Poetry of the Super natural." Tho stockholders of tho Burlington Building & Loan association met! Tuesday night in annual business session at tho Home Savirigs bank on Main street and oloctcd tho following officers: Pres ldont, Lawrouce llartloy; vlco-procl-dont', C, W. Brownull; treasurer, R. A. Cooke; secrotury and assistant treas urer, II. A. Cooko; directors for threo years, W. C. Isham, A. R, St. Pliirro and J. J. Flynn; auditors, J, II, Ma comber, S. L. l'latka and 12. A. Luck. Raymond A. Hruya, IJ. V, M., ox-'is, of Mlddlobury, who was u member of the Free Press reporlorlal staff for some I months, leaving Burlington in tho fall I of 1917 to enter tho military service, whs Un the city Monday, Mr. Hruya was a jfembcr of the 302 Field Artillery, which was located at Camp Devens, went over seas In July, 1!)18, took part in the St. Mlhlcl and Argonno Forest offensives, saw some stiff, fighting, nnd camo back to this country nbout two weeks ago. Mr. Hruya lias Just received his discharge from the service. Ellory Goodrich was fined $.10 nnd costs of in city court Saturday morning when ho was found guilty of stealing a bicycle nnd was given an alter native sontencp of 132 days In tho Houso of Correction nt Rutland. Ho mado ar rangements to pay. At the same time Clifford Gordon was found guilty of the samo offense and was fined $2.-, nnd cots of $7.Sn, with an alternative sentence of 11 days In the Houso of Correction at lliltland. Ho also made arrangements to pay. Both of tho respondents were young men In their teens. The local board of health organized Monday afternoon. Dr. B. J. A. Bom bard was elected president and Dr. Joseph Frank vlee-prosldent. Tho fol lowing appointments were referred to tho board of aldermen for approval: .Milk and food Inspector, Dr. Charles A. Itavey; plumbing Inspector, Boy Lamson, A milk ordinance was recommended nnd leforrod lo tho hoard of aldermen. A committee wns apjmlntod to meet with a committee which the board of aldormen may appoint to consider the advisability of establishing an Isolation hospital. In probate court Monday tho will of Ellen M. Perclval, Into of Jericho, was allowed. Ray O. Strong of Westford was appointed administrator , of the estate of George Northway, lato of thnt town, with H. E. Huntley and C. B. Page, nlso of Westford, commissioners and appraisers of the cstato. Tho will of Joseph Hall, lato of Burlington, was proved. M. G. Leary of this city was appointed executor of tho will, while Charles F. Black and John W. Bout well, both of Burlington, were appointed commissioners nnd appraisers of tho estate. In probate court yesterday, a realty license In tho cstato of Charles King, late of South Burlington, was granted. Electa P. Rugg of Milton was ap pointed administratrix of tho estate of Hiram D. Rugg, late, of Milton. David H. Holmes and Orson D. Hewey, nlso of -Milton, are tho commissioners nnd ap praisers of the estate. Charles S. Lord of Winooskl was appointed administra tor of the estate of Stephen Dupaw, lato of Colchester. C. G. Allard and E; A. Heath, both of Winooskl, will serve as commissioners and appraisers of tho I cstato. Emma Farroll of Batterv street nlended guilty In city court Monday afternoon before Judge Jed P. Ladd of having liquor In her houso Illegally and selling mo same. fane was sentenced to tho Houso of Coirectlon for not less than 11 months nor more , than 12 months, but sentence was suspended and she was placed in the custody of tho probation otllcer for a term of two years and wns ordered to pay the costs of the search amount to $0.50. She was represented by AttOmoV RtlfllS E. Prm Tho tln,,n,. seized, 02 bottles of beer, was ordered destroyed. Work Is progressing rapidly on the new home of tho State Board of Health at 2 Colchester avonue, noxt to the medical college. Tho Interior of the building Is being entirely remodeled and finished off with everything up to date. Tho front of tho building Is being changed considerably, and will he made to correspond to tho same style of architecture used In tho front of tho medical college and the Lambda Iota fraternity houso nearby. It now seems likely that tho State board will bo able to move into its new home in nbout 10. days or two weeks. Among the reunions planned for this commencement of the University of Ver mont are those of the classes of 1699 and ISM. Tho latter will celebrate its twenty fifth anniversary. This class numbered 13 members at graduation and one other member, Mrs-. May Goodrich Wyman of Starksboro. has within a few years re ceived her degree withheld in 1894 by what later seemed probably was an error In tho university records. The members of tho class resident in and near Bur lington aro making an effort to get the claps together and a large attendance Is expected. The class of 1S99 is planning to hold a banquet but tho plans for this are not complete. Mr. nnd Mrs. Frank H. Ahearn and two children are visiting in this city, guests of Mrs. Aliearn's parents, Mr. and Mrs. William H. Gleason, of 49 George street. Mr. Ahearn, who at one time wns as sistant observer at tho local weather sta tion and later observer at the Capo Hat teras, N. C station, has now been trans ferred to Philadelphia, Pa., In the marine branch of the weather bureau, his duties being to keep Incoming and nut going vessels Informed as to climatic changes and occurrences. Mr. Ahearn leaves for his new station In a few days, while his family will rcmnln hero for a short visit before rejoining him there. At the annual meeting of the Kllfa club, held In Its rooms Thursday afternoon, the following ofllcers were elected: President, Mrs. E. L. Ingalls; vice-president, Mrs. H. H. Hagar; corresponding secretary, Mrs. F. W. Kchoo; recording secretary, Miss Katherlno Worcester; treasurer, Mrs. A. L. Sherman; chairman of finance commit tee, Sirs. H. S. Weed; chairman of calen dar committee, Mrs. A. L. Whiting; chair man of house committee, Mrs. W. R. Bliss; chairman of civics committee, Mrs. G. G. Groat. Tho reports of tho past year wero reail and accepted and It was voted to glvn ?lr to tho Woman's Protective Lcagi.o; J2T to the Neighborhood House, and f."0 to the Humane society. At the annual meeting of tho Woman's Auxiliary to tho Y. M. H. A., held Mon day afternoon, tho following officers woio elected, President, Mrs. J. Harvey Foote; first vice-president, Mrs. William 1 'helps; second vice-president, Mrs. Azro Aseltlnu; socrotary, Mrs, H, It. Beecher; treasurer. Miss Mao Smith; board of mnnagcis, Unitarian Church, Mrs. G. O. Brock and Mrs. Fred Howes; First Church, .Mrs. Leo Morgan and Mrs. Henry Todd; St. Paul's Church, Mrs. F. A. Drew anil Mrs. G. W. Grundy; Methodist Church, Mrs. John (Taylor and Mrs. L. C. Miinson; College Street Church, Mrs. F. A. Deyette and Mm. S. E. Stevens; Bap tist Church, .Mrs. II. D, Stanhopo and Mrs. Boss. Sentences- of not less than four nor more than six mouths In tho Houso of Cortcctlon at Rutland wero Imposed upon William Scofleld and Joseph C. Knbasln, both of Nashua, N. H when they were found guilty In city court Tuesday for vagrancy. Several wit nesses testified us to their career of beg ging In this city. Kabasln, when asked if lie had anything to say, told a story about lining employed in a freight office In Niibhun with Scofleld, that both wero taken sick and that a friend gnvo each of them a whlto pill. Aftor taking It thoy felt hotter and began to take the pills regularly nnd In that way ucqulred th drug habit, tlio pills being morphine derivatives, Tho niinuil meeting of tho Woman's Association of tho First Church wns held In the parish house yesterday afternpon. Luncheon wns served at one o'clock with about RO women present und tho busi ness meeting cnine directly after, when tho following officers wero elected: Presi dent, Miss Honrlotta Wood; first vice president. Miss Katherlno F. Worcester; second vlco-nresldont. Mrs. E. D. (Worthen; sccretury, Mrs. II. D. Howe; nsslstant secretary, Mrs. C. G. Maynard; treasurer, Mrs. J. A. Hunter; nsslstnnt trensurer. Airs. F. E. Mcintosh; auditor. Miss Jessie F. Grundy; directors of local work, Mrs. R. ,1. Houghton and Mrs. C. A. Jackson; director of foreign mis sions, Mrs, E. It. Read; director of homo missions, Mrs. T. S. Brown." The nnnunl meeting of tho Daughters of 1812 wns held at tho homo of Mrri. C. J, Russell on BrooKes avonue Fri day afternoon, when tho following officers were elected: Regent, Mrs. A, H. Ishnm; first vice-regent, Miss Theodora Peck; second vico-regont, Mrs. H. B. Watltlns; secretary, Mrs. T. B. Jones; treasurer, Mrs. C. J. Russell; historian, Mrs. J. O. Hlnden; registrar, Mrs. Annette Lamb; chaplain, Mrs. ISmmu Baker; auditor, Mrs. Effle Atherton; councillors, Mrs. C. H. Rend, Mrs. E. If. Powell nnd Mrs. Eva Mahan. The reports of the officers were road and showed tho chapter to no in a prosperous condition. Mrs. A. H. Ishnm, who has Just returned from the national convention at Washington, gave a vivid description of the meetings of tho convention and of her trip. Fivo men havo been forwarded to Albany this week by the army recruiting station In tho Howard hank building. They are Henry Lnahway. 82 First street; Eugene U. Vasseur, 28 First street; Joseph N. Bessette, 6 First street; Archlo W. Dcforgo, 41 Interval road, and William W. Chapplo of Malonc, N. Y. The latter enlisted for tho cavalry, while the Burlington boys chose tho Army of Occupation for the Infantry branch. Tho army recruiting station forwarded 31 men for enlistment during tho month of April. Twenty-four of these desired overseas aorvlce with the Army of Occupation nnd tho remainder wero enlisted for various ihnimi branches. The construction division of tho army Is calling for mechanics and apprentices in tho many lines of work In which they are engaged and offer good Inducements to men In the apprentice class who wish to continue in the trade at which they are working. At the annual meeting of Unity, held In the parlors of tho Unitarian Church Friday night, tho following officers were elected: President, Mrs. 8. G. W. Ben jamin; vice-president, Georgo Dana Smith; secretary. Miss Lizzie Mooro; treasurer, Mrs. Fred Whlttemoro; executive com mittee, tho Rev. C. J. Staples, chairman, Mrs. Lawrence Bartley, Mrs. G. I. Forbes, Llcut.-Col. II. A. Leonhaeuser, Prof. M. B. Cummlngs nnd Prof E. L. Ingalls; chairman of entertainment com mittee, Mrs. H. G. Hawthorne; chair man of the finance committee, Miss Harriet Townsend; chairman of tho philanthropic committee, Mrs. Nellie Braley; chairman of tho dramatic com mittee, Mrs. J. H. Mlmms. The annual reports wero given and plans for tho com ing year talked over. A very beautiful maiden hair fern was presented to the president, Mrs. S. G. W. Benjamin, In appreciation of her faithful work for tho society during the past year. UNIVERSITY NOTES Nnv Appointment on Cynic Board Special Trntn to Mlddlcbury To-day There wns a meeting of the cdttors-ln-chlef nnd the news editors of this year's jnnd the newly elected Cynic board Fri j day afternoon in room , north col lide, w. n, uucanam, 21, unesier iu. Way. '21, George W. Davenport, Jr., '22. nnd George F. Howe, '22, were elected assistant news editors. Miss Marjorle Young, '20, Miss Frances Hyde, '20, Miss Kathcrine Pease, '20, and Miss Hildreth Tyler, '21, were elected asso ciate editors. The Y. M. C. A. of the University of Vermont has formed the following cab inet, which consists of tho heads of the committees: Meetings, J. L. Lamson, '20, W. P. Davenport, '20; social service, Ray Smalley, '21; membership. R. O. Fowler, '20, chairman, and E. W. Lance, '22. vice-chairman; handbook, R. O. Fow ler. '20, editor, nnd L. F. Parker, '20, huslness managor; deputation, C. F. Branch, '21; missionary, B. C. Tlllotson (medic), '21; entertainment, II. A. Leland, '20; finance, E. C. Melby, "21, chairman, O. K. Jenncy, '21, vice-chairman; public ity, G. F. Howe, '22. The Green Mountain chapter of Alpha Zcta held a formal Initiation Monday in Morrill hall. The initiates wero Wil fred E. Cassldy of Chazy, N. Y., Orlo K. Jenney of Stowo. Edward C. Melby of North Ferrlsburg and Cecil H. WinBlow of Rutland, all of the class of 1921. There wns an Important meeting of the senior class yesterday afternoon nt which tho class day speakerc were elected. The sponkcrs will be: President's address, Leon Patten; class history, Miss Eileen Russell; class essay. Miss Susan Delano; campus orntlon, H. A. Dwlncll; plpe ora tion, A. C. Krayer; boulder oration. O. W. Hakanson; Ivy oration, Julia King; ad dress to undergraduates, D. O. Sprague. Tho class poem will bo sclented from sev eral which will bo handed In to Professor Tupper. The nuthor of the selection win read the poem at the class day exercises. Thero arc also two speakers from the sen iors In tho medical college to bo selected. The class marshal Is K. E. Spauldlng. Tho list of men who are to go to tho R. O. T. C. camp at Camp Devens this sum mer Is on the bulletin board In tho gym nasium. Any who wish to go aro to sign at once. The camp will continue from Saturday.'Juno 21, to Saturday, August 2. Contrary to a previous statement that the men must have at least two years of train ing, the camp Is opened for freshmen as well as tho throe upper classes. Tho men who have already signed up are: M. C. Bond, '20, J. R. Dyer, '20, O. K. Jenney, '21, M, Max Frank, '22, W. L. Hammond, '20. E. E. Morton, '20, C. M. Doollttle, '20. The laBt of thp Key and Serpent dances to occur this year will tako place on Fri day night. May 16, In tho gymnasulm. Tho Van Ness orchestra will furnish music. GRAND JURY IN SESSION InrPHtlgntliiK llwent Shooting n Kwnrx Junction Wlu-ii fllirord XV nm Killed The following grand Jurors of Chit tenden county for tho present term of court reported yesterdny morning nt 11 o'clock and were sworn In nnd received Instruction as to their duties by Judgo Sherman R. Moulton: E. 8. Adslt of Burlington, c. Q. Allard of Winooskl, B. L. Byington of Charlotte, A. J. Canning of Burlington, Edwin Drlnkwnter of Rich mond, E. B. Davis of West Bolton, W. H. Ferguson of Wllllston, W. B. Nichols of Essex Junction, Patrick O'Brien of South Burlington, C. M. Perry of West ford, F. W. Pease of Jericho, M. II, Bogors of Underbill, .1. E, Hlpley of Burlington, Ira F. Turner of Milton, Lewis U. Van Vllet of Sholburne, Law rence Wcllenger of St. George, Thomas B. Whalen of Blchmond and Edward Brown of Burlington, Truman W. Johnson of Huntington Is 111 and Mr. Brown was substituted In his place. F. W, Pease of Jericho was appointed foreman of the grand Jury. It Is understood that the grand Jury Is at present investigating tho Ebsox Junction murder caso In which Dunlol Farnham ,tlto 19-year-old son of Mrs. Mary Sherman of Essex Junction, Is said to have shot and killed Charles H. Clifford, a man of to yenrs of age, at the homo of Mrs. Sherman on the night of April 25. Farnham gave himself up direct ly after the shooting, and Ib now In Chit tenden county Jail. A number of witnesses were heard In tho caso yesterduy by the grand Jury, FOR WELFARE OF I i nans 10 itaise runa ol 525.UUU Discussed at First Meeting of New State Society Professor GilTord of This City Elected President Plans to rnlso a fund of $2.",000 for work of prevention, relief nnd remedy of evil conditions affecting tho health and morals of children in tho Stato of Ver mont, and tho establishment of a receiv ing homo for children, wero discussed at the first meeting of tho Incorporators of "The Vermont Children's Aid Society, Inc.," a new society recently formed under the laws of tho State, the meeting being held nt tho office of tho Stnto Board of Health Tuesday afternono. Those nttendlng the meeting were: Professor A. R. Glfford of Burlington, chairman; Judge Edmund C. Mower nnd Dr. C. F. Dalton of Burlington; Charles Tuxbury of Windsor; Mrs, Charles M. Cono of Hnrtford, Mrs. W. H. Hoywood of St. Johnsbury nnd Miss Berenice R. Tuttle of Rutland. Officers elected Tuesday for the com ing year are: President, Prof. A. R. Glfford of Burlington; first vice-president, Mortimer Proctor of Proctor; second vice president, Mrs. James Hartness of Spring field; third vice-president, Mrs. C. M. Cono of Hartford; treasurer, Guy W. Bailey of Burlington; clerk, Berenice R. Tuttle of Rutland. At tho same time, 12 dlrcctom were elected, as follows: Class of 1910, Mrs. Margaret N. Heywood of St. Johnsbury, Earl S. Klngsley of Rutlnnd. Charles Tuxbury of Windsor and March M. Wilson of Randolph; class of 1920, George L. Dunham of Brattleboro, J. A. Llltls of Rutland, Mrs. Anna II. Putnam of Ben nlngton and Mrs. E. A. Llnderholm of Burlington; class of 1921, Dr. Charles F. Dalton of Burlington, Mrs. G. H. Eggleston of Proctor, Mrs. E. M. Harvoy of Montpeller and Charles W. Wilson of Vergcnnes. The first meeting of the newly-elected officers will be held In Rutland Tuesday, May 20. It is hoped that an exceptionally well-equipped candidate for the position of gcnernl secretary of tho society will bo In attendance at the Rutland meet ing for a personal Interview. The work of "Tho Vermont Children's Aid socioty, Inc.," will be In close co-operation with that of tho State Board of Charities, tho attitudo of Secretary AV. H. Jeffrey -of that board toward this socioty being one of cordial and sym pathetic interest and support. Serious consideration Is being given the project of establishing a receiving homo for children. A finely adapted property, well located, is available on very advantageous terms. It Is hoped that funds adequate to the carrying out of tho entire program contemplated, In cluding the establishment of this homo, $25,000 In all, can bo speedily raised. Tho by-laws of "The Vermont Chil dren's Aid sorlety. Inc.." adopted Tues day, Include the purpose of the society, which Is given as follows: "The purpose of this socioty shall be to engage in child welfare work and In so cial service designed to malntnin the In tegrity of wholesome family groups. It shall concern Itself especially with tho following and similar or related social problems: (a) The study of tho condition of dependent, neglccteed nnd delinquent children In Vermont; (b) tho Informing of tho public regm-ding conditions discovered; (c) the relief and remedy of evil or unde sirable conditions; (d) the securing of suit able homes for dependent and neglected children; (e) the preservation of whole some family groups; (f) the co-operation In all practicable ways with all agencies and officials engaged In work affecting children and the home; (g) and In general tho carrying on of such work of preven tion, relief and remedy as will safeguard tho welfare of minora nnd of the home." CANDIDATES APPEAR So Lack of Men for Position of I)Ih trlet Heiiltli Officer At the monthly meeting of tho Vermont State Board of Health, held In the rooms of the board last evening, plans wero discussed for putting Into operation the new district health otllcer law which becomes effective the first of July. Sev eral candidates for the positions of health officers in the ton districts Into which the State will bo dhidod were given conferences. The Hat of district health officers will bo completed In the near future, and It Is expected that the physicians chosen for this work will then bo given a short course of a week or ten days hero In Burlington, either nt the Stato labora tory, or at tho college, on tho special work In which they will have to ho versed and the laws which apply to tho health department of the State. Tills courso probably will be given some time In Juno. From tho monthly reports of the dif ferent departments, the following statis tics for the month of April are gath ered: Communicable dlscnses In tho Stato during tho month of April, moasles 3.V., including 106 In Chittenden county (Burlington B); typhoid fover ten, in cluding four In Chlttonden 'county (Bur lington one); Influenza 174, none in Chit tenden county, largest number In Wind sor county, PO; scarlet fevor 47, Chitten den county nine (Burlington one); whoop ing cough 11, none In Chittenden county, ton In Waslilnglnn county, of which eight were In Barre; germnn measles six, none In Chittenden rnunty; mumps 220, Chittenden county- 81 (Burlington 20); pneumonia five, none in Chittenden coun ty; chicken pox 121, Chittenden county 47, of which one was In Burlington and 46 In Charlotte; tuberculosis seven, Chit tenden county two, of which ono wns In Burlington nnd one In Winooskl; syphilis 22, Chittenden county -six (Burlington four, Winooskl two); gonorrhea 37, Chittenden county nine (Burlington six, Hlnesburg one, Winooskl two). The report of tho Laboratory of Hygleno for tho mouth of April shows tho following examinations conducted: 214 diphtheria, 37 typhoid fever, 165 tuber culosis, 82 syphilis, Kl gonorrhea, ono pneumonia typo determination, six con taglous abortion examinations, 34 sani tary water examinations, 77 milk, 18 food, 85 liquor, threo mcdlco-lcgnl autop slcs, two nutopsles to complete death returns, six miscellaneous examinations for courts, and 162 other miscellaneous examinations, making in all ks exam inations. VERMONT CASUALTIES KILLED IN ACTION I'ltl'. VIOI'SI.V KEIMIITEI MINSI.VU llnrvry I. i'rmrolt, (.'alula. WOVNnKl), nKORER UJVI1KTKR MINKD Ivt Evan W. Jones. Fair llnvrn. If you are an efficient stenographer an ad In the classified will find you a desir able position on short notice. OBITUARY Mis Mnrthn .1. Unit I Miss Martha J. Hall died at the resi dence of her niece, Mrs, Mnleolm O. Clark, 45 Nash place, at noon Thursday. ' Miss Hall wns born In Portland, Me., 61 yenrs ago, nnd camo to this city last ' April 14 with Mm. Clark from Saco, Me. j Hho was suffering from heart troublo and ' gradually failed until the end. She Is survived by ono sister, Mrs. I Elizabeth Emerson of Everett, Mass.; by two nephews, Ralph H. Greenwood nnd Emerson B. Greenwood, both of Portland, Me.; and by two nieces, Mrs. G. A. Rich- . nrdson of Colchester avenue, this city, , and Mrs. M. G. Clark. ' The funeral was held at tho parlors of Corbln & Fryo Saturday afternoon with burial In Green Mount cemetery. Mm. II, C. Itoeor Mrs. Genevlovo Hall Roscoe, wife of I H. C. Roscoe, a merchant of New Haven I Junction, died Thursday afternoon about 2.30 o'clock at tho Fanny Allen hospttnl of carcinoma of the stomnoh, after an Illness of five months. She was RT years old. Mrs. Roscoo Is survived by her hus band nnd ono sister, Mrs. Minnie Sprague of Sourlake, Texns. Tho body was taken to tho funeral parlors of Corbln &. Fryo. On Saturday, tho body was taken by motor to Now Havon, arrrlvlng at Evergreen cemetery nt 12:30 o'clock, where funeral services wore held, tho Rev. Mr. Young of ficiating. A. n. Mnriihnll A. Benham Marshall of Troy, N, Y., a well-known trnvellng man who was employed by tho Slmonds Manufacturing company of Fitchburg, Mnss,, died at the Mary Fletcher hospital at 4:30 Friday afternoon, He was r9 years old. Mr. Marshall had boon travetlng for the Slmonds company for 20 years and was well known throughout the Now England States and had many friends all over the country. Whllo In Vermont his head quarters wero In Morrisvlllo. Ho Is sur vived by one brother, E. P. Marshall of Troy, N. Y. Tho body was tagen Satur day to Troy, N. Y where the funeral was held and Interment made Ethel Seribnrr Ethel Ruth, tho seven months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hcrtbner, died nt the home of her parents on Catherine street Friday morning. The funeral was held at St. Joseph's Church at 2:30 Saturday afternoon, with burial in Mt. Calvary cemetery. Enfrene Tromliley Eugene Tromhley of 3 Rose street died Friday morning at his home. Ho was 69 years old and Is survived by several children. Tho funeral was held at St. Joseph's Church Sunday afternoon, with burial in Mt. Calvary cemetery. Mr. A. I.. Ratter Mrs. A. L. Rutter, mother of Mrs. Georgo E. Whitney and J. Reynolds Rut ter of this city, died Saturday morn ing at Enfield, N. II. Mrs. Rutter will be remembered here, having been a frequent visitor In this city. She Is sur vived by her husband and by five chil dren, Mrs. Henry James of Yonkers, N. Y Mrs. James W. Pnttee of Enfield, N. H., Sirs. George E. Whitney of this city. Mrs. N. H. Barrows of Watervllle, Me., and J. Reynolds Rutter of this city; and by six grandchildren. Funeral services was held at her fate homo at Enfield, N. H., nt two o'clock Monday afternoon. .lira, Clarn M. Xny Word was received by friends In this city Sunday of tho sudden death of Mrs. Clara M. Nay, wife of Young G. Nay of Jericho, which occurred on Sat urday at that town, tho cause being heart trouble, with which she had been 111 for several months. Besides her hus hand, Mrs. Nay leaves ono son, George Nny of Hudson Falls, N. Y., and a sis ter, Mrs. Goddard, who resides in north ern Vermont. The funeral was held from the Nny home nt 130 o'clock Tues day afternoon. Mm. J. It. Somen Mrs. John H. Somors of Hlnesburg died at the Mary Fletcher hospital Sat urday afternoon. Sho was 46 years old. Besides her husband, she Is survived by three children, Mary, who teaches school In New Hnmpshlre. and Lena and An drew, at home, and one sister, Mrs. Howard Ray of this city. The funeral wns held nt the Motnodtst Episcopal Church In Hlnesburg at two o'clock Tuesday afternoon, with burial in Hlnes burg. Mrx. Sunn u Prootor Mrs Susan Proctor of 23 Front street tiled Sunday, aged aPout S8 years. She is survived by a son, Henry, and a daughter, Mrs. James Kelley. Tho funeral wns held at St. Mary's Cathedral yesterday morning, with burial in St. Joseph's cemetery. SI m. Xorn Knne Mrs. Nora Kane died at St. Joseph's orphanage Sunday afternoon, nged 83 yenrs. Tho body was taken to Mil ton Monday morning. The funeral was held In the Catholic Church there and interment mado In tho Catholic ceme tery. MIm Sarah 1. nurrltt Miss Sarah L. Burritt died Sunday evo nlng about olght o'clock at her homo at 196 South Union street aftor n long illness with Inflammatory rheumatism She was born In Hlnesburg, but nearly all her lire was spent In Burlington. Sho is survived by one sister. Miss Emeroy M. nurrltt. with whom she lived. The funeral was held at her lato home yesterdny nftcrnoon, with burial In Lako View cemetery. .11 r. Ellen Iturke Mrs. Ellen Burke passed peacefully away Sunday evening, aged 81 years, at 413 South Union street. She Is survived by five children, Mrs. John Hnrdncre of Winooskl, Mrs. Mary E. Currlor of this city, Miss Katherine Burke of Toledo. Ohio, T. J. Burke of Cincinnati, and J. F. Burko of New castle, Ind.j nnd one brother, James O'Donnoll of Randolph. Double Ilurlul Service There wns a double funeral and burial service Sunday afternoon at three o'clock In Lako View cemetery of tho, lato Edward D. Ashley and daughter, Ruth, both of whom died with Influenza nnd pneumonia In January. The Rev. C. C. Adams officiated. Tho Odd Follows' burial service was used, Oeorgo P. Cole acting as noble grand nnd Irving I. Pot ter as rhaplaln, A quartet from Green Mountain Lodge, No. 1, 1, O. Cv !, com jmsed of J. A. Corbln, George P. Cole, F. S. Thomns nnd C. S. Casnvant. sang "Ho Cnlleth,, Come Homo" and "Nearer. My Cod, to Thee." Thero was a largo attendance of Odd Fellows nnd Rebokahs. Mr. Ashley was a member of tho First Church, Oreen Mountnln Lodge, No. 1, I. O. O, F., nnd Camp William Wolls, No. 19, Sons of Veterans. The Old May It Zeels So "Zjk "i lit ) ' v.Ii l! .... , with as little weight as pos sible to accomplish its purpose a Redfern is delightful, flexi ble, cool and comfortable a corset in which to em'oy the sum mer days. Redfern's Corsets in back lace or front lace very moder ately priced for very high grade corsets.. . !ey.are caIled the nih ra(le economy corsets, $4.00 to $10.00 pair. The May Sale of Muslin Underwear There are wonderful arrays of finely made garments in which the materials and trimming are of a quality that make the values most extraordinary. We recommend that you supply your summer needs for it is a certainty that you will not be able to duplicate these values. Hand Embroidered Philippine Lingerie of finish"1 garments' cxcIuisite in design and perfection Envelope Chemise, many styles of the finest nainsook, beautifully hand embroidered and hand scalloped. Priced $2.19, $2.69, $2.98, $3.50 and $3.98. The Bloomers This particular feature of Bloomers are so comfortable the present modes of dress. Bloomers at 79c They aie of splendid quality pink batiste. Bloomers at 98c. These are of better quality pink batiste, neatly trimmed. The Bloomers, $2. 98 to $5 All of these styles are splendid and the goods of superior quality. Muslin Underwear Night Dresses At 98c will be lingerie cloth night gowns, trimmed with laces or embroideries, many styles for selection. At $1.49 we offer night gowns of lingerie cloths that are set off with laces or em broideries, all full size. At $1.98 is a line of night gowns that are of high grade lingerie cloth trimmed with embroideries or laces. The Chemise Great is the assortment of garments in this line. The styles are very handsome and they are trimmed with laces or embroideries, some having ribbons. The goods are batiste Dr. Pn-utln Kent The death of Dr. Prentiss J. Kent oc curred at Montpeller May 4. He wns born In mi. and after graduating from tho medical department of the University of Vermont In 1SC0 ho served as surgeon In tho Civil War. Following several years spent In Michigan, he returned to Ver moii mid practiced his profession in Bur lington nnd Winooskl. Ho married In Burlington Elizabeth At water, daughter of tho late Ambrose and Sally (Drew) At water. Her death oc curred In 1S9G. He Is survived by ono son, A. Atwnter Kent, nnd throo grandchil dren, of Philadelphia; nlso by his presont wife, whom ho married soveral years ago in Montpeller. Tho funeral wns held Tuesday at his late homo lu Montpeller nnd tho Interment took plneo In the Elmwood avenue cemetery In this city at threo o'clock tho same afternoon, JIm. Charles Clark Mrs. Charles F. Clark died Monday at tho Fanny Allen hospital after n long Illness. Sho Is survived by her husband and one sou, Raymond Clark; also by threo sisters In this city, Mrs. Thomas L. Howley, .Mrs. Jcsslo Liberty, Miss Anna Dwyer and by two brothers, James and Daniel Dwyer of Rutland. Tho body will bo taken to tho homo of her slater, Mrs, Jesse Liberty at 15 Convcrso court. Tho funeral services will be held at St. Mary's Cathedral this morning, with burial In St. Josoph's cemetery. Mm, Sumiii Patrick PVrgUkon Word was leceived In Burlington Tun. day by relatives of tho death of Mrs. Susan Patrick Forguson, formerly of Hlnesburg, nt her home In Port Henry, N Y In her 94th year, Mrs. Fer guson has many relatives In Burling ton nnd about Chittenden county. A wholo lot or news is printed In tho classified columns. Aro you missing It er are you getting profit from it? "Bee Hibe 8, 1919 Good, Too! After delighted comment on tho beautiful lines it gave her figure, she added: "It feels so good, tool" a com pliment indeed with the ac curate shaping of' the corsets this season must accom plish. The secret of Redfern's shaping lies in the designing. So carefully has this been done that they will mould even a shapeless figure into its beautiful contour with ab solute comfort to the wearer. In fact the wearer and her Redfem are one. For the dainty summer frocks, what so fitting as a light weight, exquisitely fashioned Redfern Corset! soft to the touch and made Night Gowns in the V or round neck styles, richly em broidered nnd scalloped by hand, priced $2.69, $3.50, $3.98 and $5.98. the line is in great favor. The and they fit in just right with Bloomers at 98c. They are of pink serpentine crepes with or without ruf fles. Bloomers at $1.39 and $1.98. These are in well designed models, and all neatly made. and other kinds in white or pink. Fine offerings at 98c, vS1.39 and $1.98. The Skirts. At 98c Wo offer a lot of1 skirts that have the dust ruf fles and are trimmed with laces or embroideries, choice effects. At $1.49 are skirts of high grade materials with lace or embroidery trimmings. At $1.98 are skirts of bet ter quality materials trimmed with embroideries or laces, choice qualities. At $2.98 we have handsome models in skirts that are em broider' or lace trimmed. RUTLAND FOR TWO Judgr Moulton DmtPM Cro' nnd Brs sery'n lleiiut'Ntx for Probation Charles Cross, Jr., of Underhlll, son o Charles Cross of thnt town, was Fen fenced In Chittenden county court yes terday by Judgo Sherman R. Moultotr to hard labor for not less than one year nor more than three years In th House of Correction nt Rutland. Cros was found guilty by a jury In court lasf week of assault with criminal Intent upon the person of Maude Hopkins. school tenrher In tho town of Underbill Boforo the sentence, Attorney Lenry for Cross asked that the boy bo placed on probation or that a light sentence b Imposed on nccount of the apparent mental dotlcioncies of the respondent nni the conditions surrounding tho case. State's Attorney A!le.n Martin protested against probation. Latoof Bessory of this city wns sen tenced by Judgo Moulton to hard labor nt the Houso of Correction for a term of not less than ten months, nor mor than two years, for receiving stolen goods In tho form of rugs stolen from tlie W, O. Reynolds company by MlchncI J, O'Brien of this city. Bessery pleaded guilty to the charge mado against him. O'Brien also has pleaded guilty and will bo sentenced Inter. According to tho statemont of tho casa by State's Attorney Martin. Bessery had urged O'Brien to got some rugs for him and the rugn had been brought to hi plneo of business, a small bundle at a time, each bundle containing ono good sized rug In which two smaller rug wero rolled. For each trip, Bessery l said to havo paid O'Brien from $5.00 to fS.Ou, while ho sold tho rugs for 120 or T2S. About worth of rugs nro sail to have been stolen. Tho rugs wera shipped out the same night that they ar rived nt Bessery's place, according to tho story of tho caso.