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. xiiu BURLTNGTON FREE PRESS ANITTTME5: THURSDAY. MAY IB, 10l;.
0 5 BODY LAY MONTHS UNFOUND discovered in Bor Hole on Lonely Logging Road Was Clnd in Slimmer Clothes Hunt, Orleans; C. F. Klncraon, Foncham; I'ortcr 0. Wkdls, Sharon; C. It. Itnmaey, LomltiRtoV; Hoy E. Smith, Brunswick; Samuel Strong, Fayston; Wilbur 13. Welch, Bethel; Gcori;u C. young, arcens-boro, PRIZE-SPEAKING AT MIDDLEBURY HIGH SCHOOL Tlrunswlck, Vt., May 32. Faco down Ward In a bog hole whero ho had lain for months, the body of nn unknown hrnn wns found yesterday on a lonely logging road In the woods near thin Village, four miles from tho village of North Stratford, N. II. Tho man's Identity Is unknown, There was nothing: upon lilm to glvo any cluo as to who ho was. Ho was about 55 years of ago, flvo feot nlno Inches tall and weighed about 1(!5 pounds. Dr. I). II. Stone and his assistant, Dr. Whitney, of the Stnto Laboratory at Turlington, tiro to-day performing an HUtopsy to determine tho causo of jlcath, and tho authorities are conduct ing an Investigation under State's At torney C. U. Io well of Essex county. . A flBhormnn, George Dushey of North Btratford, camo upon tho body yester day. Tho lonoly logging road leading tieep Into tho woods has not boon used .for some years. It was last traveled by Jiorsons who went ovor It last fall. So far nB known, no other man has been over It since that time. This fact, taken In conjunction with tho summor attire on tho body thin summer suit, summor underwear and low shoes with whlto socks makes It practically certain that the body had been thero all winter. Tho body was In a fair state of pres ervation but It would be Impossible, It Is said, for anyono to make Identifica tion by looking upon tho face' It was not badly docayed. Nor 1b tho clothing, of poor quality and much worn, rotted by tho action of tho oloments upon it. Mr. Bushoy notified Selectman John Mills, who had tho body sent to tho HutchlnB undertaking establishment at North Stratford. Thoro tho autopsy Is holng porformed to-day by Dr. Stono und Dr. Whltnoy. It Is tho hollof that the man did not meet with foul play, though that is jiOBslblo, It 1h supposed, however, that lie bonamo lost and foil from oxhaus ' tlon, dying where ho foil, far from any habitation or highway that is traveiod Ah to who ho was, It is thought ho may havo boon ono of tho many wan dorlng men who oomo to this section to work In the logging camps, secure a small amount of money and thon quit. Many men come from Boston and vicinity, work for a little whllo and Ihen disappear. WORRIED OVER SHIPMENTS Car Shortage Growing Worm- llnrre and Montpeller Granite Denier De layed in Memorial Dny Order MIddlebury, May 12. Tho nntiunl prize siie.alsliiK of tho MIddlebury hugb school was held hero to-night In tho presence of nn audience that packed the hull. First prize of $12 was won by Miss Mar garet Ellzuboth dralnim; tecond, $3.00, Catherine Kminn Bobbin; third, $..W, Mary Pauline Warner. Honorable men tion was given Florence Letma lines and Frank ailbert Brown. Tho judges were the Bov. K. B. Holmes, Robert Hope and Mrs. L. K. Mullen. Tho program was as follows: .lean Dosprez." Service, Mary Frances Cas well: "Tho Pearl of Great Price," van Dyke. F.thel Whitney Blnghum: "The Cllad' Oame." I'ortcr, Mildred narrieuc Pnrkhlll; "I'lan for League of Nations. Wilson. Walter Levi Grosvenor; "The Wedding," Uosher, Mary I'aullno Warner; Tho Going of the Whlto Swan," Parker, Mnrcaret Elizabeth Graham: "The Sol dier's Reprlve,' Bobbins, Agnes Amelia Pldgeon; selection from "Tom sawyer. Twain, Florence Letltla Yates; "Tho Per fect Tribute," Andrews, Frank Gilbert Brown: "The Advance Agent," Stearns, Catherine Emma Bobbins. TO EMPLOY 50 Morrlsvlllc May Get Shirt Fnctory, Iiuurd of Trade Cooperating Morrisvllle, May 12. B. B. Nclll of Barre, district manager, and J. A. Busha of Watorbury, manager of tho local factory at Waterbury of the Tauber, Ltpton company of Now York city, manufacturers of shirts, were In Morrlsvlllo to-day and mot the board of trade for the purpose of Installing a shirt factory In this place If possible. After quite a discussion, following tho presenting of the schemo and answering questions by Messrs. Nelll and Busha, It was arranged that tho company would submit Its proposition In writing to be acted upon by the business men of Mor rlsvlllo. Tho plant would employ about 50 women and girls and the Tift block was considered as being a suitable place for the business. .000 PAPER MILL 1RKMIKE Refuse International Company's 10 Per Cent. Raise -Walk-Out Is Nation-Wide Glens Falls, N. Y.f May 11. Befuslng an offer mado by tho International Paper company of approximately ten per cent. Incrcaso In wuges In a now working agreement which was to go Into, eltoct to-day, 5,1100 members of the International Brotherhood of Pulp, Sulphate and Paper Mill Workers employed In this company's mills throughout tho country struck between mtd-nlght and 8:30 o'clock this morning. ' Members of tho mechanics organizations nlso went out. The company agreed to grant the demand of the International j uromcrnoou oi rapcr Aiaxers tor an in crease of 13 per cent. Tho pulp, sul phate and paper mill workers sought In creases of eight cents an hour for hour workers; nlno cents an hour for Inside day workers with an eight-hour day for tho cnllro plant. The company offered Increases of four cents nn hour for men earning 40 to 50 conts under the old scalo; flvo cents for those earning 50 to Co cents, and six cents for thoso earning CO to 75 cents, and an eight-hour day for all workers. The mechanical trades wero offered 55 cents an hour ns a minimum wage. Their demand was for CO cents. Ono of tno principal grievances of tho strikers Ib that tho paper makers have been granted the full Increase demanded while nn effort Is being made to reduce the demands of tho other unions. lal standing and action thereon; reports of committees: Nominating; business j report on pilgrim memo rial fund, Frank II. Brooks, St. Johnsbury, chairman , State com mission, 2:30 Meditation and prayer: "But tho Spirit of tho Lord camo upon Gideon" (Judges 0: 31), tho Bov. Oeorgo A. Uuttrlck, Rutland. 3:00 Address: "Safeguarding tho Snllor," tlie Ilev. Merrltt A. Fnrron, secretary, Hoston Seaman's Friend society, 3:10 Bound lablo on two of tho year's events: The overy-mcmber drive, Harry D. Howe, Burlington; the campaign for evangelism, the Rev. Fronds A. Poole, Ph. D., St. Johim bury. (Ocncral participation In thtls round table l8 Invited). 4:00 Greetings from the woman's or ganizations: Vermont Branch LiiSLEY HEADS AMERICAN LEGION Is Elected after National Caucus Tries Vainly for Three Hours to Force Chairmanship on Licut.-Col. Roosevelt CHANGED CHARGE McLuelilcn Convicted on Breach I'euce und Not Intent tt Kill Montpoller, May 12. Stephen of Mc- Lachlen to-night pleaded guilty In city court to breach of peace and will servo two months in tho county Jail. He was originally charged with as sault with intent to kill, being armed with a dangerous weapon, a revolver. He was charged with having drawn It upon a man named Trombley May 3, after which he was arrested. Investigation showed tho matter did not merit the prosecution on the major charge, therefore It was changed to breach of poace. AUTO GOES INTO DITCH Montpeller, May 12. Granlto manufac turers In Montpeller nrc commencing to worry about tho shipment of their flnlBhed stock because of a shortnge of cars which has existed for ton days and which appears to bo growing worse. This more particularly affects Barre, Monday one firm which had practically SO cars ordered for two days' delivery obtained only eight of them and Is con siderably behind now, so thnt It Is un able to handle its orders. Officials of tho railroads aro trying to relieve this condition realizing what It moans to tho manufacturers If they cannot got their stock delivered at the cemeteries boforo Decoration day, which la tho day all of them aim to havo tho work cleaned up at this tlmo of the year to avoid disappointment of many of their patrons. H. B. CHASE SUPERIOR JUDGE State's Attorney of Wlndhnm Connty In to Hnccced 1.. I. SInck Only no Year f Abc Only Ono of Five Injured When All Are Pitched Out St. Albans, May 11. The third auto mobile accident of the week occurred Saturday afternoon when a machine con taining Mrs. A. P. Soule, Ernest and Bobert Soulo, Donald McGarey and Frederick B. Brooks went into the ditch near Georgia Center, throwing out the occupation of the rear scat. Mrs. Soule was the only person Injured and she re ceived only slight bruises. The people wero on their way to Burlington to at tend the baseball gamo between teams representing the University of Vermont and Norwich University, when ono end of the bumper dropped down, hitting tho right front wheel and causing tho car to run Into tho ditch. A passing car brought Mrs. Soulo back to her homo and the other members of the party returned after temporary repairs had been mado to the car. Montpoller, May 11. Governor P. W. Clement has appointed Hallto B. Chaso of Brnttlcboro as sixth superior Judge to fill tho vacancy caused by tho ap pointment of Judge L. F. Slack to tho supremo court. Judge Chaso was born In Whltlng ham In 1889. He was educated In the public schools of Whttlngham and Wilmington high school. After grad uation from Phillips Exeter Academy, ho attended Dartmouth Collego and then was graduated from Boston Uni versity law School. Ho was admitted to tho bar In 1912. In the samo year ho married Miss Mlna G. Gllmnn of Brat tleboro. To them were born three chil dren. He has been actively engaged In tho practlco of law In partnership with Charles S. Chase In Brattleboro. He has been town grand Juror and re signs from tho office of State's attor ney of Windham county to accopt tho judgeship. SI. Louis, May 8. Dotormlned efforts by tho dolegateH to tho national ui - mm nf llin Aninrlcnn Legion, Which of nimtinl linrn tn-iluv. to force the Chalr- tho Woman's Board. .Mrs. M. H. nvunshln of tho organization on Lieut.- Buckham, president: Woman's, col, Thoodore lloosovelt failed and Major Henry D. Llndsley of uanns, Texas, was elected chairman. For nearly three hours tho delegates urged the nomination on Colonel Boosevelt, who steadfastly declined, saying he "had no deslro to hold oillce In tho organization" but wanted to bo simply a booster. After several speech es, In which ho urged the caucuB 10 take him at his word," and nominate ,t,ii somo ono else, ne snouioo, i u in you Just why I can't accopt thlB nomi nation. They say I am a politician ana that I formed this organization to mako a grandstand play nnd " Shouts of "No, No" drowned out nis the order named, G, II. Chnpln of Brookfleld, MasB., won tho high gon- oral avorago, which Is professional shooting, with a score of 191, only ono point hlghor than Adams. In addition to tno regular shooting, an event at 24 palrB was shot In which Mill got 23 out of 24 pairs. Chnpln got 22 out of 24, whllo Wheeler and Fanning tied at 20 out of 24 pairs. Other shooters wero Richardson, Burr, Moulton, Walton, Barclay, Mrs. Harmon, Loudon, Blanch, Crane, Nudd and Purdy. Tho ofllcers of tho asso ciation are. Prolsdcnt, S. B. Moulton; vlco-prcsldent, II. J. Jeromo; secretary nnd treasurer, Dr. C. II. Burr; captain, Mrs. Bosemary J. Harmon; ex ecutive committee, F. E. Adams and D. M. Barclay. FIVE BRANDON BLOCKS BURN RAN INTO PLATE GLASS church Khaki James Homo Missionary Union, Mrs. W. .1. Van Patten, president. 4:10 "How Can wo Transfer to tho Church tho Enthusiasm, tho Co operation and tho Efllclcncy of the War Drives?" Twenty-minute answers by Wallace II. Gilpin, Bar ton; Hon. Charles I. Button, MId dlebury; followed by twenty minutes of discussion. 6:10 Unfinished business. EVENING 7:00 Sunset meeting on tho lawn; address: "With the Men In England," tho Bev, B. Snrgont, Northflold. 7:43 Scripture reading and prayer, tho Rev. N. St. John, Montpeller; ad dresses: "Tho Church under the 'Inre-llght," tho Bov. S. Whitman nthony, St. Albans; "Man Power," a Bov. Frank L. Goodspced, D. Barre. THURSDAY MORNING 8:30 Devotional service, conducted by tho Rov. F. Wilson Day, Swanton. 8.45 Address: "Religious Education and World Beconstructlon," tho Bev. Arthur W. Bailey, Boston. 9:03 Address: "Missionary Education and tho Now Day," tho Rev. Miles B. Fl3her, D. D Boston. 9:25 Address: "The Fundamentals in RellgloUB Education," tho Rev. Frank M. Sheldon, D. D., Boston. 9:45 Practical conference: "Problems nnd Possibilities of Vermont '""hurch Schools," conducted by Mr. "alloy, assisted by Dr. Fisher nnd r. Sheldon. (Delegates are Invited lO state their problems and ask questions.) STARKSBORO BANKBUPTCY Rutland. May 12. Olln J. Ryan of Starksboro, a farmer, has filed a petition In bankruptcy In the office of Clerk Henry Conlln of tho United States court. Ho has liabilities of $3,130.70 and he gives his as sets as J3.34S.90, of which $1,0S9.50 Is claim ed exempt. The largest creditors are: .1. W. Dike, Starksboro, $50; L. G. & F. S Ferguson, Starksboro, $110.52; A. B. Kim ball, Bristol, $210; E. C. Dike & Co., Bris tol, $40; Hathorn & Boynton, Bristol. $50; Landon Automobile company, Bristol, $40; Miss Kate Ryan, Bristol, $50; Merrltt Stow, Springfield, $90; Edmund C. Hannon, Starksboro, $50. SOLVATION ARMY DRIVE rapt. Crittenden and Conunnndnnt Sinter Organizing the Ktnte for Work Ovrrwcan St. Albans, May 12. Capt. M. B. Crlttonden of Burlington, recently dis charged from the United States army nnd Commandant John Slater of Bos ton, aro organizing the State of Ver mont In preparation for the Salvation Army's nation wldo campaign which starts May 19 and continues until May 2G. Thn campaign Is to raise funds for Salvation Army work over seas. Commandant Slater has or gunlzed 10 towns In Vermont alnco April 28. At Springfield ho suggested a quota of $2,500, but tho chairman of the committee there voluntarily raised It to $5,000. Following are the committees which will havo charge of the campaign In this city, It being practically tho same is that which so successfully carried through tho war "work campaign: Men's committee, J B. Wlllson, chairman, N. E. L'Ecuyor, E. It. Thlbault, A. G. Smith, 13. J. St. Clair, 3?. B. Sullivan, J. M. Woods, W. H. Finn, W. J. Wardlaw. G. N. Lewis nnd W. B. MeFeetors; women's committee, Mrs. F, W. Fonda, chairman, Mrs. W. T. Dona- Van, Mrs. E. J. Athorton and Mrs. J. A. Jarvls. Mr. L'Ecuyer has charge of the advertising of the campaign JURORS FOR MAY TERM OF FEDERAL COURT MEET AT ESSEX JUNCTION Annual Gathering of Vermont Congre gational Conference nnd Domestic MlHKlonary Society CAPITAL OF $150,000 Mnhur Brother Hlute Co. of Fnlr Haven Incorporate 950,000 Lumber Co. Montpeller, May 9. Tho Muhur Brothers' Slate company of Fair Havon has filed articles of association In tho office of tho secretary of state for tho purpooo of conducting a slate business la that town, Tho capital stock Is $150,000 and thu paporu art slgnod by Gcorgo M., Edward F. and Thomas Mahar of Fair Hnven. Tho Groon Mountain Lumber company of St. Johnsbury has tiled nrtlclos of as soclatlon In the same oftlco with a capital stock of $50,000 to conduct a lumber busi ness with offices at St. Johnsbury. Tho papers aro signed by D. M. Buck of Wattsfleld, H. W. Witters and D. E. Porter of St. Johnsbury. $10,000 FOR LOVE RECORD YIELD OF WINTER WHEAT Worthcn Button Sues W. C. Knight for Alienation of Wlfe'H Affection Montpeller, May 11. Tho papers In an alienation fiult have been filed In the county clerk'B office. It Is brought by Worthcn Button to recover $10,000 from W. C. Knight, who lives In Orange. Knight was a witness In thu divorce peti tion of Mrs. Mary E, Button against Worthon Button. The court dismissed the petition and on the way home Knight was arrested and lodged In Jail on a civil process of alienation of alfectlons. YD MAN RESENTED COWARDICE CHARGE Rutland, May 12.-Tho United State's marshal's office In this city has sum moncd the following grand Jurors to carve at tho May term of tho United States district court which will open at Windsor, Mny 20 at 2 o'clock In the nf Jtimoon. Ernest X, Barnes, South Royalton; A. Bi Blckncll, Tunbrldge; Ernest A, Carwln, Chelsea; B. F. Chamberlain, Bradford; Jnmes Duncan, II. S. Parks, Barro; Wilbur W. Farr, Charles Locko, St. Johnsbury; Elton J. Fullam, Spring- Held; Bollln Gllson, Bethel; George A. Heath, Falrlco; Floyd L. Ilcwott, E. D. Lombard, Windsor; E. C. Jackson, Brook flold; Robert Johnson, Montpeller; Ben Manchester, Mclndoea Falls; XV. H. Mar tin, Palnfleld; Frank P. Mcr serve? Nowbury; Frank S. Nott. Whlto Jtlver Junction; Harry C. Lamb, Top sham; W. S. Rlcjardson, Chester; Honry Jj. Swift, Strafford; Homor W. Vail, Randolph. Tho following petit jurors wore sum moned: M. A. Adams, Derby; Georgo O. Bacon, Beechers FallH; Gcorgo M. Brig- ham, Goorgo L. Spauldlng. Windsor; Frank -C. Brown, Lyle Spauldlng, St. Johnsbury; Don V. Camp, K. A. Lane, H, A. Richardson, Barro; NorrlH Car penter, Ludlow; Thomas Carroll, C. A. Lang. Montpeller; 11. A. Clovolnnd, liar ton: John H. Colo, Lunenburg; Glenn T. ,Dowoy, Royalton; H. H. Domoy, East Hard wick; John L. Eastman, Wushlug- ' ton; Ralph I). Flanders, Sprlngflold; U. H. Lord, Guildhall: Gcorgo O. Futherly, Chelsea, William A. Guptill, Maldstona; A. E. Hull, West Burko; J. G. Hastings Corinth, Georgo II, Hlght. West Tops, ham; F. E, Holmes, Brookfleld; .Inmes IC. Mavcv, 1',) ner Rpl Concord: George II, Muntpoller, May S. John Hamcl, a YD man, In Montpoller city court to night paid a lino of $5.00 and costs for breach of peaco. He was charged with striking one Marsha, who, It Is allogod. In a pool room to-night said the YD men were a lot of cowards. Hamel and a partner took exceptlonn and followed the man to the foot of Main street, where Marsha received a few brulsoB on his face. Ho reported tho matter to the police and Hamel 's arrest followed. FINED ?50 Lloyd, Saliln Drove Cnr While under Influence of Liquor St. Albans, May 12,-Lloyd Sabin was fined $50 ind costs on tho charge of driv ing an automobile whllo under tho ln- fluunco of liquor. j i FRED H. PARKER DIES I Rullund, May 8. Fred H. Parker of j this city, for 30 years a traveling sales-1 man throughout New Englnnd for Brown 6i uurcu or uostou, mines- wear, uiou hero to-day of complications following pneumonia. Ho was 50 years of ago. Mir. wlfo survives with ono daughter, Mrs. Thomas Dougherty of Cleveland, Ohio. Bellows Falls, Vt Mny 12. Tho mills of tho International Paper company horo wore shut down to-day by a strike of pulp and sulphite workorB for Increase wages. Tho strikers numbered only about fifty hut their absence mado necessary the closing of the entlro plant employing 450 hands. The strike became effective at 7:00 n r Tho 124th annual meeting of tho Ver mont Congregational Conference ana tho 101st annual meeting of the Vermont Domestic Missionary society will be held nt tho Congregational Church In Essex Junction on Tuesday. Wednesday and Thursday, May 20 to 22. The general subject for discussion will be "The Spiritual Glow and Power Essential to a Militant Church." Following Is tne long program, in full: TUESDAY AFTERNOON 2:00 Scripture and prayer, the Rev. Stephen Smith, Colchester; election of scribe and assistant scribo; up pointment of business commltteo; words of welcome nnd presentation . of program, the Rev. William Mil lar, Essex Junction; reportB of boards: Fairbanks board of educa tion, Gilbert E. Woods, St. Johns bury, treasurer; Fairbanks board for relief of ministers, Alvln C. Noyes, St. Johnsbury, treasurer; reports of committees: Benevolcnco and missionary education, Harry D. Howe, Burlington, chairman; Inter Church Federation, the Rev. Fraser Metzger, Randolph, chairman; rollgious education nnd tho minis try the Rev. F. W. Day, Swanton, rhalrman; Evangelism, the Rev. Donald Fraser, Wella River, chair man; civic Justlco and community service, Georgo L. Dunham, Brat tleboro, chairman; report of Con gregational board of pastoral sup ply, tho Rev. Arthur J. Coven, Boston, secretary. 3:00 Address and open parliament, "The Essence of Christianity," tho Rev, Albert Parker Fitch, D. D. 4:00 Conference sermon, tho Rev. Wal ter Thorpe, Brandon. 4:30 Celebration of the communion, tho Rev. Herbert P. Woodln, D. D Brattleboro, the Rev. William F. Frazler, Vtrgcnnes. EVENING 7:00 Sunset meeting on the church lawn, addross: "With the Khaki Men In France," the Rev. J. Duke King, Rupert. 7:45 Scripture and prayer, tho Rev. F. W Bates, Thelford; memorial for our ministers who have died during tho year: "Another Year In Vermont Congregationalism," John M. Com stock, Chelsea: ndilress: "The Church and the New Era," the Rev. Albert Parker Fitch. D. D. WEDNESDAY MORNING 9:00 Reports: Tho treasurer, Hon. Frederick W. Baldwin, Barton; Ways and means committee, Justin P.. Hondley, chairman, Rutland; board of directors, tho Rev. Chaun cey C". Adams, chairman. Burling ton; nominating committee, Arthur F. Stone, chairman, St. Johnsbury; election of hecretary. 9:30 Meditation and prayer: "Maintain tho spiritual glow" (Rom. 12: 11), tho Rev. George A. Buttrlck, Rut land. 10:00 Annual meeting of tho Vermont Domestic Missionary society, President Nathan G. , Williams. Bellows Falls, In the chair; re ports: Tho treasurer. John T. Ritchie, St. Johnshury; tno noarn of directors, Secretary Charles H. Merrill, D. D.; election of officers nnd other business; addresses: "Purposes, lions, Prospects," tho Rov. Mubcl T, Winch, East Arling ton; tho Rev. L. G. Chusc, East Bralntroo and West Brookfleld; (the Rov. Chailes O. GUI, Hartland; the Rev. Walter C. Carroll. East Charleston; tho Rev. William .1. McNeill, West Nowbury"; nddicss, "New Occasions Teach New Duties," Assoclato Secretary, Charles C, Merrill. AFTEKNOON Govt. Forecast Is Almost 900, 000,000 Bushels, Valued at over $2,000,000,000 Washington, fay 8. The greatest crop of winter wheat ever produced In any country Is In prospect for this year's harvest. To-day's forecast of production, estimated by tho department of agricul ture, plnced Its size at almost nine hun dred million bushels, in exact figures 899,915,000 which would mako this year's harvest worth $2,034,000,000 at tho govern ment's prico guarantee of $2.26 a bushel. Kansas Is producing nn enormous crop, the forecast of production for that State being almost 22 per cent, of the country's total Indicated output. Illinois has a forecast of nearly 06,000,000 hushels. Indiana about 56,000,000, Ohio 55,000,000 and Oklahoma slightly more than 54,000,000. Tho acreage Is the largest on record and tho area abandoned from winter killing, overflows and other rauses Is ex tremely low, 1.1 per cent. Growing con ditions have been splendid and tho crop from April 1 to May 1 mado an Improve ment, bringing It to 100.5 per cent, of a normal, which Is tho highest condition on record for May 1. Continued good growing conditions from now to time of harvest might result In a crop larger than 900,000.000 bushels. words nnd after trying for 30 mlnuten to establish order Colonel RooBeveu finally sank breathless Into his chair. Pandemonium continued for nearly an hour, with chanting of "Wo wnnt Teddy" and "Make him take It." Col. Bennett Clark, son of Speaker Lhamp Clnrk, then temporarily took tho chair and told tho convention that It must force Colonol Roosevelt to accept tho nomination and requested thnt somo one mako a motion to that effect. Tho motion was made, but Colonel Roose velt ncnln Insisted thnt he would not nccont and the delegates finally yielded; Although other candidates offered to withdraw and mako his nomination unanimous. Running against Major Llndsley, who was supported by Colonel Roosevelt, was Soreennt Jack Sullivan of Seattle, wasn.. tho candidate of the "buck privates." When the " Stnto of Washington was roached In tho voting Sullivan cauBed Major Llndsloy's election to be made unanimous. The voto at the tlmo was Llndslev G30. Sullivan 209. Major Llndsley, who was decorated with tho distinguished service medal was formerly of Dallas, Texas. The day his term of office expired he enlisted, serving in tho service of supply In trance. He will hold office only until tho next con vention which probably will be In November. Sergeant Sullivan was unanimously elected first vice-chairman and Seaman Fred B. HumphreyB of Boswell, N. M was chosen second vice-chairman over Chief Petty Officer J. F. Gocrke of New York. Lieutenant-Colonel Eric Wood of Wash ington was elected secretary. Formal announcement was made to-day by delegates from tho Far West that they will endeavor to havo tho conven tlon take some definite action concerning the I. W. W. and Bolshevism. Sergeant Sullivan presented a resolu tion which will bo acted on to-morrow requesting that a petition be sent to Congress urging drastic lawB to curb I. W. W. activities. Tho resolution says In part: "Whereas, there Is an element living among us who mistake liberty for license, free speech for anarchy and who by their action nnd speeches and radical papers would revolutionize this government and mako this land of free dom a land of froo love bo It. "Resolved, That this convention peti tion Congress that all members of radi cal organizations such as tho 1. W. W., Bolshevlkl and kindred organizations be deported that a stop be put to tho printing of tholr literature and that anyone found guilty of distributing their literature bo deemed guilty of a criminal offense." Tho caucus has received notice from tho Georgo Washington National Me morial Association of Women's Clubs that It Is willing to turn over one floor of its building in Washington, Includ ing un auditorium seating 1,000 persons, to tho American legion for Its perma nent use. Action on tho matter will bo taken later. Loss Probably $80,000 Rutland and Middlebury Send Help Motorist Arrested for Driving Cnr While under Influence at Liquor St. Albans, May 8. A Ford runabout owned by Lloyd Sahln of this city, was found against C. H. Morton's store early Thursdny morning. The car evidently ran wild, hitting the corner of the store and breaking a small and a large plato glass at tho north sldo of the storo. Tho car did not seem to be damaged In nny way. The car was left where It struck all night. At tho request of C. H. Mor ton, Sabln drove the cnr to tho Spencer House garage this morning. An order has already been given to O. H. Polkey for a new window, the expense to bo paid by Sabln. The window wns not In sured. It will probably bo three weeks or a month before tho window Is replaced duo to tho great enro necessary In trans porting big plato glass windows. Chief of Pollco Mahoncy entered a com plaint against Sabln Thursday afternoon with A. H. decree, cltv crnnd Juror. charging him wllh operating a car while under tho Influence of liquor. SUES SHELDON Claims Lack of Light Cnue of Driving Horse off Bridge St. Albans, May 8. Tho next civil case to come before Judgo Stanley C. Wilson of Chelsea In Franklin county court Is that of George E. Brltch, who is suing the town of Sheldon for not properly guarding a bridge that was being re paired. Lack of lights caused the plain tiff to drive his horse over tho sldo of tho bridge, ho alleges. Tho plaintiff Is represented by M. II. Alexander, whllo tho town of Sheldon Is defended by Elmer Johnson. The case of Gaignault vs. Lamothe was given to the Jury Thursday afternoon and Is still deliberat ing the case. SUE OVER BANK BOOK Brandon, May 9. For tho second time within two years, Brandon was visited to-day with a disastrous fire. Flvo blocks In the business section on Park street were wiped out, nnd although It Is said to bo difficult to cstlmato tho lo3s ac curately to-day It la believed It will bo between $73,000 and $60,000. Tho last big fire was In Februnry, 1918. How tho flro started Is not known but It originated either In tho basement of C. H. Robinson's hardware store or tho Park theatre. When discovered It was burned fiercely and was beyond control. Tho flames soon spread both ways, set ting flro to tho Collins (c Needham nnd Prime blocks. Tho Dunmoro Hose com pany fought hard to get control, 10 streams being used, but ns nearly all of tho buildings were of wooden struc tures It was Impossible to check It until It had burned Its way to tho Brandon Inn, whore It was Rtoppcd. All of the blocks were badly gutted and damaged by tho fire and water. They were occupied nB follows: Collins block, first floor, II. A. Collins, stationary store, Collins & Needhnm grocers; second floor, Mrs. Etta Moody, photograph studio; the Severy block, first and second floors, by C. H. Robinson, harware; Prime block, first floor, tho Park theatre, owned by Charles Tennlen; second floor by Boy W. Flood, who resided In tho rooms over the theatre; Wnlkcr block, first floor, Tho Neshobo Syndicate, Inc., shoo store; second floor, by W. A. Atwell, attorney; Ross estate, by W. D. Nutting, dry goods. Mr. Nutting had one of the finest stores In this part of tho State and oc cupied both the first and second floors. So far as posslblo somo of tho gooda wero removed from tho stores, but were all damaged more or less by smoke and water, the loss wilt run Into thousands of dollars but at this writing no In dividual was able to estimato his loss. Help was asked from Rutland and MId dlebury and both places responded and did very valuable work In helping stop tho fire, tho men from the Newton Ac Thompson Manufacturing company at Forestdalo with their hose, did valuable work. The Rutland fire department camo on a special train with hose and the chief of the flro department. Amount Involved In Bennington Connty Caae In W,flOI).3( Montpeller, May 8. Arguments were completed In the Bennington county case of Supreme Court of Bradley vs. Blan din, Somerset Land Co., after which the arguments wero made In tho case of Houghton Rico and Fred Bugbee, execu tors, vs. the Bennington County Savings band and Charles Maurler were com menced. This Is a suit resulting from a will of the late W. E. Hawks and which Involves the giving of a bank book to Maurler by the deceased before death. and also making somo agreement with Richard Houghton connected with the samo matter. Tho amount Involved Is $4,609.30. Tho matter under consideration Is to whom tho bank account belongs. ST. JOHNSBURY HAS NEW INDUSTRY NATIONAL GUARD IS TO BE REORGANIZED FIRE LOSS HEAVY Nuttlngr Dry tioodn Store) Vnlued 818,000 Several Firm Par tially Insured nt 75,0O0 Condensed Milk Fnctory to Be Erected Th! Summer St. Johnsbury. May 8. Tho contract for tho now condensed milk factory of the Plymouth Creamery company has been awarded to I. F. Woodbury & Son of Bos ton and It Is expected that tho building will bo ready for occupancy early In July. It will cost nbout $50,000 and when fully equipped with machinery will represent an investment of somo $73,000. Tho build ing will be of fireproof construction, built of cement and brick, with ground dimen sions of 143 by 50 feet. It will contain two stories and when completed Manager Goodwin expects to employ about 23 hands. This Is St. Johnsbury's latest Industry and the prospect of Industrial activity hero Is most welcome. Specifications for the new postofllce building aro now being prepared at (ho architects' office In tho treasury depart ment and Posmaatcr Glcason expects that bids will soon bo asked for the governmant building for which thero la nn appropria tion of about $100,000. Montpeller, May 12. Adjt.-Gen. H. T. Johnson returned Sunday from St. Louis, Mo., where he nttended a con ference relative to tho reorganization of tho National Guard, which will tnke placo as fast as tho appropriations per mit. At tho present tlmo thoro Is but little money available and Just how far Vermont will bo able to go In tho mat ter 1b not yet known, although sho will Brandon, May 11. As far as can be learned the following Is a nearly accurate account of the loss by the fire which gutted five business blocks on Pearl street Friday morning: Wilson D. Nutting, dry goods, $18,000, Insurance $14,000; B. Ross estate block, $9,000, insurance $7,300; Neshobo Syndi cate, shoes and clothing, $11,000, Insur ance, $10,000; E. M. Walker block, $3,500 Insurance, $3,000; Attorney W. A. Atwell $100, no Insurance; Prlmo block, owned by C. R. Prime, $1,000, Insurance on building $3,000 (extensivo repairs had Just been completed on this block), Practi cally everything In the Pnrk theatre which was located In tho Prime block, was saved excepting the seats C. H. Robinson, hardware stock, $15,000, Insurance $8,500; L. A. Severy block. $1,500, Insurance $3,000; Collins & Need do something along that line. Tho ap propriation for the reorganization of , imm, groceries, $10,000, Insurance on stock the National Guard was left without 'and fixtures, JI.WXi; H. A. Collins, book nolng made when Congress adjourned, and stationery. W, Insuranco $2,350 as wero many otnor appropriations, so thnt there Is .a limit to tho work that can bo done until Congress gots back at work again. $50,000 SUIT TO BE TRIED AT WINDSOR Sin. Piatt Sues It. It, Ariiiiiiilxtr.-ltliHi (o Ilecuter llaningeM for HiiKlmnd' Drntli Rutland, Mny 12. Tho case of Mrs. F. S. Piatt, administratrix, vs. tho United States railroad administration, will bo tried Vat (ho May term of tho United States district mutt nt Windsor whicn opens Mny 10. Alexander Dunnett of St. Johns bury, her attorney, is at tho Herwtck to day looking Into the evldenro nnd making other preparations for tho trial. Mrs. Piatt asks $50,000 damaRes because of tho death of Clerk Fred S. I'lntt of tho United States district court of Vermont, her husband In a railroad collision nt Dummerston on September 1". 1918. 'VeK- llgence In handling trnlnH Is tno ground on which damages aro sought. Three Months for Larceny Montpeller, May 12. Melton Martin was arrested this morning by Chief of Police Connolly ami In .Montpeller city court pleaded guilty to tho chnrgo of larceny of articles from tho Colton shops. Ho was committed to tho county Jail on a sontrnc of three months. Martin admitted Inking sevornl articles, nearly all woro ol1' Inlned and have been roturned to the own ers. Thoy Included two clocks, one filing case, a set of scales, three pictures and a dimntitv of lirno iniB of which ho sold to a hardware dealer, whllo other articles , . . 4 ii a iinruwHre dealer, wnm 2;rio-Rcport on Congregational minister-JWPIe ,,, ,u ( Jlmk (11,(,r 11. A. Collins block. $7,000, Insurance $3.5(; Mrs. Etta B. Moody, photographer, $1,000. Insurunco $700; Roy W. Flood '$400, Insurance on household goods $250, The stork of two of tho firms, tho Neshobo Syndicate, shoes and clothing, and tho stationery stock now owned by H. A. Collins, were destroyed In Bran don's big fire of 10 mouths ago. Tho stationery business or H. A. Collins li now located at tho Rolfo drug store whero all dally papers may be secured -Mr. Collins expects to havo his former storo In hhnpe to ro-opeu within a week or ten days. Tho store of tho Neshobe Syndicate will be located In a part o tho store formerly occupied by C. L Clifford on Center Htrrot and Collins & Noedham, tho grocers, will occupy tho other part of the storo for the present Tho other firms which wero burnt out are undecided what tholr futuro will be. W. D. Nutting, dry goods store, Is moving Into the armory building on Center street, D. A. R. VISIT MEMBER ON HER 90TH BIRTHDAY Dr. I.aum M. Plants, HoMcrr, Wan Flrnt Woman to Practice Medicine In State Brattleboro, May 8. A delegation from Brattleboro Chapter, Daughters of tha American Revolution, went to Putney this afternoon to unite with tho Woman's Relief Corps of Putney in a surpriso visit to Dr. Laura M. Plantz of that town, tills being her 90 birthday anni versary. Dr. Plantz was presented with several gifts. Sho wns tho first woman to practice medicine in Michigan and la Vermont and is the only surviving char ter member in Vermont of tho National Society, Daughters of the American, Revolution. Tho lato General Lloyd Wlioaton of the United States army wa her stepson. Somo years ago she Jokingly announced her candidacy for vice-president on a ticket with Admiral Dewey. The announcement was taken seriously and many newspapers sent representative to Interview her. FARM PRODUCTION AT INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL Montpoller. May 8. Tho report of tho director of State Institutions to tho board of control for the farm production at the Industrial school at Vergennes for April shows that 22.043V4 pounds of milk was produced in tho month: 415V- pounds of butter made; 747 pounds of beef slaughtered, and 2,017 eggs received from the poultry yards. ST. JOHNSBURY BUYS TRACTOR St. Johnsbury, May 8. The selectmen havo purchased a 22 horse-power tractor for use on tho highways of the town to haul tho road machine. This will save the exptmBo of six horses and the tractor will do tho work mote economically and with greater speed. The selectmen re cently witnessed a dcmonftrntlon of road making on a hilly clay road In Lunen burg nnd wero convinced that such a machine would be a good thing for St. Johnsbury. GOV. IDE TO SPEND SUMMER IN ST. JOHNSBURY St. Johnsbury, May 8. Gov. Henry C Ide, who has spent tho winter in New York, expects to return hero May 15, whero h will spend tho summer In his St. Johnsbury home. On tho same day Mr. and Mrs. Shane Lesllo and two chil dren will sail from Boston on tho Cunard liner Baltic to spend the summer In their country estate In Ireland. Mrs. Leslie is a daughter of Governor Ide and with her husband has spent much of her sum mers hero since Governor Ide returned from Madrid ns minister to Spain under President Taft.- CATCH MOTORIST WHO FLED AFTER ACCIDENT PLAINTIFF GETS $500 VERDICT Rutland, May S. Judge F, M. Ilutlcr directed a verdict for tho plaintiff, on motion of comical, in Rutland county court to-day In the caso of Wlntleld D. Sargent of Ludlow vs. Geoige W. Donahue of this city. Suit was brought to recover for breach of contract calling for the delivery of 125 cords of pulp wood. Tho court left the matter of damages to tho Jury nnd tho sum was fixed nt $300. St. Albans, May 8. St. Albans has started tho season strong as far ns auto mobile accidents aro concerned. Ono bad accident occurred last evening and the other early this morning. E. A. Bickford of North Main streot suffered a dislocated shoulder and a severo shaking up Wednesday evening when, according to the police, he was struck by nn automobile truck driven by Arthur Cota of Swanton. It Is alleged that Cota fled when he realized that ha had knocked a man down and perhnpa fatally Injuring him. Bickford was flagging nn electric car nt the car barn of tho St. Albans & Swanton Traction Co. when this truck camo zigzagging along tho road. As it got near the car. It is said to havo cut In front of the tracks and then swerved out, knocking Bickford down nnd run ning over him. Bickford struggled to his feet nnd shouted to some men near hjv "Get the number of that cnr, ha broke my arm." A boy on a motorcyclo gave chaso and rodo three miles before ho caught up with tho truck nnd noted tho llcenso number by which Cota was located. Witnesses of the accident stated that tha car was driven recklessly and had no lights. MONTPELIER GUN CLUB HAS 15TH ANNUAL SHOOT Montpeller, May 8. Tho 15th annual shoot of tho Montpeller Gun club was successfully held to-duy at tho Curtis Park between this city and Barre, with a good attamlnnco, considering tho long dlBtanro from which tho shooters camo und tho nftor-effeots of tho war. Thoro wuh a heavy wind much of tho tlmo, which affected tho shooting, Frank Adams of Barro won tho high amateur avorago with a scoro of 190. C. P. Hurl burt of Randolph was second with 183, and W P. Twlgg of St. Albans third, 1' ' (mil tl trophies were swanled In LANDGROVE BANKRUPTCY I'ASB Rutland, May 8. Henry A. Abbott of Landgrovc, farmer and merchant, Iihb filed a petition In bankruptcy In the office In this city of Clerk Henry Conlln of tho United States court. Ills liabilities are $1,11)7.14 and he has assets of $1,205.59, of which $225 is claimed exempt. Tho principal creditors are E. J. Davis, ad ministrator, Lanugrove, ucorgo l. Richard, Peru, $C0. ENTERTAIN MEN IN UNIFORM A supper and reception wero given Thursdny evening by tho Sons of Veterans of Rutland, and their auxiliary, tho wel come being hold at the Community House. BELLOWS FALLS WOMAN'S CLUB The Bellows Falls AVoinnn's club, which elected Mrs, B. E. Morrlam president, on Thursday, has made S39 garments for the refugees In Franco nnd raised $700 for tho visiting nurse's fund In tho past year. Tho civics committee made a survey of the moving pictures and conditions In dance halls during the year. CLEMENCY FOR 50 MORE Washington, May S. Fifty more men convicted during the war for violation of the espionage act have been grnntcd clemency by President Wilson on recom mendation of Attorney-General Palmer In pursuance of the lccently announced pollcpf being lenient to those who hav alrcnty served a year or more In prison, and whoso sentences In the stress of wax times now appear eresMvo. P. B. Dnc, convicted In Colorado, where ho had gono for his health, on a chargo of Issuing circulars condemning the war, was given a commutation of sentenco to ex pire nt once. CENTRAL VT. TO GET $835,000 ANNUALLY New York. May 8. Tho Central Ver mont railroad will receive $S33,0iV annual compensation from the government under a contract signed to-day by Director General Hlucs. III1 DOES HEAVY WOUIC "I do heavy work, and that Is a strain on a mnn's kidneys," writes Bert Dawson, Canton, III, My trouble started with severe, sharp pains over my back. I bought a bottle of Foley Kldnoy Pills, and beforo It wns gono, my pains had entlroly loft mo." They banish rhou matlc pains, bnckache, soreness, Btlff ness. J. W. O'Sulllvan, 30 Church street. (Adv.)