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VOL. VIC. NEW SERIES VOL. LXVI. BURLINGTON, VERMONT, THURSDAY. JANUARY 8, 1920 NUMBER 28 CONGRESS AWAKENS in n i ii m i 11 h i i iu ncu mcnHuc limillHI M I A f I IIIIUILItlll tfl 1-1 f nw.liMi All Governmental Agencies Gives Campaign Against Radicals a Broader Aspect RAIDS ARE CONTINUED AmhMMilnfft Mni-tenit DlnnnnpiirN New mil Appcnrn In House Sinking Kvery Government Employe nn Airent to Ferret Out Undesirables Washington, Jan. 7. Complete co-ordl- night had given the campaign to rid the nation of radicals a broader aspect. While Assistant Attorney-Gonera! Oar- vans lorco cuiiimuuu ilk mnia limit,,,,,?, a search for Ludwlg C. A. K. Martens, scii-siyieu envoy oi mo itust-um activity and more ueterminen cn-opeia-tlon In all other departments of the gov ernment. Congress received a bill Introduced by Representative Johnson, republican, of Washington, which would make every government employe an agent for fend ing out undesirables. Kach clerk would formation concerning alien activities fn the department of Justice and the Immi gration auiiiurieie. iirinTsumuiivu .wnu-t-on said his bill would have the double purpose OJ. riuuiii& guvt-riimeiiL uujuti i- breeders" as well as providing a greater not work for the trapping of all danger ous persons. Tho treasury secret service with Its wtdo ramifications was enlisted In run ning down persons ror wnom tnc immi gration authorities have Issued warrants. Customs officials also have been asked to report any Information they gather In the work of Inspecting Imports, while the army ana navy lmpuigeiice terms ui seiv- ico will co-operate both In the gathering of cvldenco and searching out of radi cals. Secretary Baker ordered the vacation of all buildings and other facilities used by the army at Kills Island In order to make room for handling the hundreds of aliens who are held thorn pending depot' tntinn nrnreerllnirs. Tho denarlniont of Justice has had to deal with a serious problem In the detention of the radicals arrested since last Friday as Hills Island already was overcrowded and an epidemic. of measles was ropnrted to have broken out among those being held there. During the day the department of Jus- tiro announced that a warrant had been ordered for the arrest and deportation of "Bussian Soviet Ambassador" .Martens and to-night S. Nourteva, secretary to the "ambassador," made public a letter to Attorney-General Palmer, In which ho assured Mr. Talmer any information tho department of Justice desired to transmit to Martens would he communicated to him. Nourteva said Martens and his party had established temporary head quarters in Washington po that Martens would bo able to appear before a Senate foreign relations sub-commltteo when that body desired to havo his testimony. Martens, Xourteva wrote tho attorney- general, is not now "In his apartment" in Washington, nor was ho thero when two of tho department's agents called to see him Inst night. "But I am authorized to assure," tho letter continued, "that when called be fore the Senate committee, Mr. Martens will be at tho services of whoever may have any business with him." Department of Justice officials working In plans for the deportation of tho radi cals arrested In the. recent rnlds, decided to request use of two transports, both of which will be larger than tho Buford, which deported 219 radicals. WILL INCORPORATE MAPLE GROVE CANDY COMPANY I'npltnl 1? 1 00,000 Concern Wax Started Kour Venn Alto hy Three Women St. Johnshury, Jan. 7. Tho Maplo Grove Candy company, established by three women four years ago, will Incor porate as the Maple Grove Candles com pany, Inc., with a capital of HOO.OnO and In the list of eight stockholders are tho three women who started tho concern, Mrs. Kathorlno Ido Gray, her daughter, Mrs. Helen Gray Powell, nnd Miss Kthel McLaren, George C. Cary, the maplo sugar dealer, and Mrs. Mary Kllzabeth Kvans of New York city, the "Mary Kllzabeth" of candy fame. The plant which now gives employment to 20 girls will be moved to St. Johnshury from tho home of Mrs. Gray on a farm two miles south of this vlllago and occupy tho present quarters of the Cary Maplo Sugar company when that concern moves to its big buildings now In process of Construction. Maple Grovo candlefl have had a wldo sale In all parts of tho United States and the new company will greatly enlargo tho business. A. C. HUMPHREY DIES Civil Wnr Veteran, IteprcNcntril I'n drrhlll In I.rglNlatiire Witw Town Clerk Undorhlll, Jan. 7. Hon. A. C. Humphrey, a life-long nnd highly rospected citizen of thlB town, passed away very suddenly of heart disease at his homo here at -1:30 o'clock Tuesday morning. Mr. iiumpnrey was for many years town clerk of Undorhlll nnd represented the town In the Legislature. He has also held the office of selectman as well as various other town offices. Mr. Humphrey was a veteran of the Civil War, serving In the FlrHt Vermont regiment, Company G, for three years and three months. At the time of his death ho was commander of L. II. Bostwlck Post (I, A. It., and was also a member of tho Masonic order. He was a man of sterling qualities. much beloved by every one, and will bo missed by his town nnd State. The survivors are a widow; two sons, U. K a lleutennnt in tho navy, ami Kdgar B. of Underbill; ono daughter, Mrs D, F. Hackett of Boston, and eight grandchildren! also a brother, Capt. W, H Humphrey of 64 Greeno street, Burling ton. The funeral, which will he held under tho auspices of tho Masonic order, will bo hold Friday afternoon at two o'clock at tho Methodist Church, tho Itov. A, II rges officiating with Interment In orhlll Center, DRAFT DODGER FINALLY CAUGHT Grover C. Bergdoll Captured While Hiding in Mother's Palatial Residence Philadelphia, Jan. 7. Graver Cleveland Bergdoll, wealthy son of a former brewer and charged with being a draft dodger and deserter fiom the army was captured to-day while hiding In tho pa latial residence of his mother on the out skirts of this city. To-night ho Is a pris oner on Governor's Island, .N. Y., await ing trial by court martial. The capture of Ilcigdoll, whose broth er, Krwln, the widely known automo bile racer Is still missing, also charged with dodging tho draft, was as sensation al as has been his career In the last five' years. More than a dozen federal and city officers participated In the raid on ' Washington, Jan. 7. Tho peace treaty tho Hergdoll home. Resistance was of- as a campaign Issue, was conspicuous lo fered by the mother, Mrs. Km inn Berg- day as leaders of tho Democratic party, doll, who threatened to shoot the officers, hero for the quadrennial meeting of the She was disarmed after a rough ami turn- Democratic national commlttoo, laid pre- ble fight. llmlnary plans for the presidential con After a preliminary hearing at the fed- test, oral building, Hergdoll was Immediately Discussion of tho treaty got an add! taken to New York under a heavy guard, tlnnal Impetus when It became, known Ilofore leaving he said ho had roamed all that to-morrow the committee would bo over tho United States. He returned home nsked by Its officers formally to put It a few days ago. lie said ho saw his self squarely behind President Wilson In brother Krwln only onco and that was In his stand In tho treaty controversy. Cincinnati six months ago. A resolution making such a declaration Grover, when he was drafted, is alleged was prepared for presentation and Chair by federal agents to havo declared ho man Cummlngs of tho committee prodlc would never fight against Germany, ted that It would bo adopted. It Is undcr though ho was born In this country. In stood to be in general terms endorsing 1913 ho offered his services to Germany the President's course without declaring as an aviator through the local German specifically for unreserved ratification, consul. )nlt Mr. Cummlngs said the Intention was I to make Its language so plain that there BRADFORD UNDERWEAR ' would bo no doubt that the party stood COMPANY-CLOSES PLANT " 'lJT: up endless Kmp.oyc, Strike When Olr. P Hack j rZ .LtTlllmTnhlgs Cnt Textile Co, I lllreil uryan would advocate a different courso Bennington, Jan. 7. The II. 1 Bradford ' In his speech at the big Jackson day ban company (underwear) was shut down this nuet to be held under the auspices of the forenoon by a strike of tho winders and committee to-morrow night, knitters who refused to 'work with a I Involved in the possibilities of this young woman winder, Mary Alexander, I who had recently been employed at the mill of the Black Cat Textiles company. The Black Cnt mill has boon declared an unfair" shop by the United Textile Workers of America because of the strike among the operatives which began last August and which was never ended al though the mill Is running with nearly as many employes as when the strike began. Miss Alexander was employed In tho winding room at the Bradford mill but during a slack period obtained em- ployment with the Black Cat company i was declared by the leaders that tho mat thus losing her standing in the organiza-1 ter was by no meant settled and that tion of textile workers. When she ap- there still was a chance for Chicago or peared at the Bradford mill this morning i St. Louis. The Chicago backers became the knitters and winders refused to work) very active late in tho day and word unless she was discharged. With two dc-. came from St. Louis that Its plan to cap partments closed, the company deemed ture the big meeting, nbandoned several It host to shut down the mill until the mise could be adjusted. The Bradford company n .Monday announced an un- Kuiiciipu increase in wages or 12V4 per cent applicable to every employe. About two hundred hands nre employed. CHARGED WITH AN ATTEMPTED MURDER Harry Liberty of Burlington Al leged Assailant of Swan ton Woman St. Albans, Jan. 7. In Franklin county court this afternoon Harry Liberty of Burlington was placed on trial befoio1 Judge Harriu B. Chase and a Jury, charged with assault with Intent to mur- der Mrs. Joseph Robinson of Swanton on November '.: last. Tho case Is prose-1 cuted by State's Attorney A. B. Rowley. . Having no funds. Liberty asked thatlTotal number of bucks killed (V n. Austin he nsslirncd as counsel. ' Last November, Liberty was arrested, charged with criminal assault and shoot ing Mrs. Robinson. At that time ho claimed there was another man with him when ho wont to Swanton and that it was that man who went to the house. Mrs. Robinson to-day Identified Liberty as her assailant. The woman, who is CO years old and a widow, bearn an excel lent reputation. She testified to-day that when she allowed the man to go In tho house to warm himself by the stovo ho attempted assault, first trying to tie her hands nnd in tho struggle drew a revol ver and shot her twice. Dr. H. L. Pierce of Swanton testified that her wounds consisted of ono In the left ear and another on the scalp back ot tho ear. A bullet which ho removed was exhibited In court. A book and a pleco of ropo taken from Llheity'w pocket after ho was placed In the Swanton lock up, a pleco (if ropo with which Mrs. Rob inson's hand was tied and two pieces of paper picked up on tho floor at her homo are said to correspond with the noto book, were received as exhibits. Witnesses were on tho stand who Iden tified Liberty as tho man who tried a few days boforo tho attempted crime to buy a revolver In Swanton, also a wit ness who said ho mot Liberty that day on the road leading to Mrs. Robinson's house. The case of Mrs, Mnrtha .1, Ksmond vs. Dr. Henry B. Ksmond, divorce, was com pleted this nfternoou with Mrs. Ksmond as the last witness. I5KQUKST FOR DANVILLK CHURCH Danville, Jan. 7. Hy tho will of Mrs. Julia V. Somers, who recently died In this vlllago tho Methodist Church of Danville received a bequest of $1,000, Tho Congregational Church at Peachani will ovontually receive a bequest from tho same source, a relative having tho uso of tho fund during her llfotlmo. Mrs. Soirrrs, who recently eaino nolo from Peachani, left many private bu quests to friends and relatives, RUNS DOWN SIX-YKAR-OLD BOY Brattleboro, Jan. 7. Frank Hunteless of Keene, N. H ope of the proprietors of a chain of dry goods stores, brought to tho Mclroso hospital hern tlilo afternoon a boy whom he had badly injured In Hins dale, N. II., while driving his automobile. The boy was Fred Latham, aged six, son of Mr. nnd Mrs. Null Latham of Hlnsdalo, Dr, F, R, Lynch found that the boy had sustained a fracture of tho Jaw and that two teeth wero knocked out and flvo loosened, There also wero cuts about the boy's face. DISCUSS TREATY AS CAMPAIGN ISSUE Democrats Gathering at Wash ington Lay Preliminary Plans for Presidential Contest In teresting Possibilities BRYAN STILL AN ENIGMA Nntlomil Committee Will 11k Asked to Put Itneir Squnrcly Ilelilnil VI Noli In IIIn Stand In Trcnty Control cry -llrjnn to Contrary f situation was another unknown quantity tho message which President Wilson is to send to his fellow democrats at the banquet. Occupied with these reflections, tho corn- mlttee members apparently have given llttle attention to the subject of possible candidates, several of whom will pro nounce their views on public questions ut to-morrow night's banquet. Although San Francisco and Kansas City apparently were well in front to night in the race for the convention, It days ago, might he revived If a compro mlse solution were sought. Workers for San Francisco declared they had a majority of tho committee pledged unequivocally. This claim was denied by the Kansas City supporters. DEER KILLED IN SEASGNWERE 4,155 Largest Number Slaughtered in Rutland County, 575 Montpclior, Jan. 7. The final report of ,iCCr killed in Vermont In the open sea poll from December 1 to C has been listed n 1,100, and the average weight was ias.i:?. Total weight of deer killed, 574,073; total number pounds dressed venison, 332,717, valued at 13 cents. $34,-107.r..". 2018 112.6 213S 121.3 Average weight of does kl"ed Total number of does killed Average weight of does killed Number of bucks killed 200 lbs. and over 393 Number of bucks killed under inn lbs HI Number of bucks killed r.O lbs. and under 6 Number of does killed 200 lbs. and over 122 Number of does killed under inn lbs 213 Number of does killed 50 lbs, and under 6 Largest number reportor from Rutland county 573 Second largest number reported from Windham county 570 Third largest number reported from Washington county .... 40S Largest buck killed reported from Rut land county, weight 303 lbs. estimated, killed In Brandon by A. D. Ryan of Bran don. Second largest buck killed In Frank lin county, weight 3V) pounds, estimated, killed In Montgomery by B. L. Jewtt of Bakorsfleld, William Frasler of llard wlck, H. C. Bellows of Windsor and Claud Chaffee of Last Montpeller aro each reported to have killed bucks of 300 pounds, actual weight. Largest doo reported from Bennington county, weight pounds, actual, killed In Dorset hv G. R. Dunbar of South Dor set. Second largest does killed In Cale donia county, weight 230 pounds, actual, killed In Peachani by H, W. Walker of Cabot. Tho total number of deer killed this sea son compares with past seasons In which both does and bucks could bo legally killed as follows: 151!), Il.lfi; 1009, 4397; 1910, 3C09; 1915, C0I2. Following Is a complete tabulation from reports received at tho office of tho fish and game commissioner at Montpeller to January 1,1920. This tabulation Is made by counties giving the names of successful hunters In each town: Addison county 4ni Uennlngton w Caledonia ICS 123 303 7 Chittenden Kssex , , , Franklin Grand Islo 1 Lamolllu aoi; Orango m Orleans jyr, Itutlnud , f.75 JVashlngton wst Windham fjo Windsor , us Total 415C Discussion of the UlgrttpVl Vtf) convention, to be iol ... ..u.iiior- row'a meutHitf, canters about Juno and June 29, with tho final decision dopuiidliiK on tho pluco choaun. The committee probably will be called on also to consider a recommendation that tho rule requiring two thirds to nominate be changed so that only u majority would be necessary, Chairman Cummlngs pre dicted to-day, however, that no such ac tion would lie taken. With this rule, it was pointed out, It would bo possible for a minority to naino tho candidates. Tho purport of President Wilson's let ter to tho Jackson day banquet still was carefully guarded to-night. Chairman Cummlngs conferred with .Secretary Tumulty at the White House to-day and later It was Bald that no con fidential copies of the message would bo available to the press prior to the time of Its reading. Chairman Cummlngs declared tho ban quet would bo tho greatest political din ner In the country's history. A dozen speakers. Including most of thoso prom inently mentioned for the presidential nomination, will appear at each of tho two banquet boards. At one of these sec tions It Is planned to scat 800 people and at tho other 700. SIXTY-TWO EXHIBITORS Vermont Stnte Poultry Axioclntlon MiomIiiit About 1,000 lllrds St. Albans, Jan. 7. There nre f.2 exhibi tors at tho 23rd cxhlblt'-n of the Ver mont Stato Poultry u 'oclatlon which opened at tho City Hall yesterday and about 1.000 birds. D. P. Shovo of Fall Rlvor, Mass., Is the Judge of the show for the 16th year. Mr. Shovo Is one of the oldest Judges In tho business. He was one of the Judges at tho World's fair at Chicago, and Is sought hy shows all through Massachusetts as well as other sections of tho country. Ho Is licensed by the American Poultry association. Mr. Shovo savs there are some excellent , strings at the show, especially In the ! Buff Wyandotte claBs, which has birds Commission, an outgrowth of the confer of splendid qunllly. There are birds from 'cnce' w8 announced to-day at its of- Vermont, New Hampshire nnd Now York States. Tho largest exhibitor Is Frank J. Nut ting of Brandon, with a string of D2 Buff Bocks. Tno next largest Is Frank W. Sault of this city, who has CI Bhodo Is land Beds and Light Brahma Bantams. Tho third Is B. P. Greene, who has -13 Buff Wynodottes, J. J. Dansro of North Clarendon Is exhibiting a $1,000 Buff Wynadotto cockerel, and Mr. Nutting has a $500 Buff Rock pullet which won tho $100 silver cup nnd all the specials at tha Boston show last week. Tho display of bantams Is said to be the largest ever seen at a winter show in tho Stato and' Includes GO In all; Light Brnhmas. Hose Comb Blacks, Black Breasted Bed Games and Buff Cochins. There Is a'so said to be tho finest dis play of Bronze turkeys ever seen In tho State at a winter show. Tho displays of Belgian hares and Black Siberian rnhblts and guinea pigs are attracting much attention. Buff Wynadottcs are tho largest class In the show with eight exhibitors. Thero aro four cocks, five hens, 15 cockerels. nlno pullets, throo pens old and ten pens young. This Is the largest class of Buff,1""1 "'" um.,imra uy u i.iu- Wynadottes In any show In New Kugland so far this season. There is a good dis play of ducks and geese. Among notnble exhibitors are Dr. O. N. Eastman of Burlington with a good dis play of Buff Wyandottcs; Thomas F. Don nelly of Burlington with nn excellent dis play of Black Breasted Red gamo ban tams and Barred Rocks; H. A. Brush .nd son of Milton who hnvo a largo string of Dark Cornish, and Alton B. Ashley of Ks sex Junction with a largo number of Black Leghorns. ' Booths In the hnll aro taken by tho Park & Pollard company of Boston, tho Quaker Ooats company, tho St. Albans Grain company, George H. Pelkey, with Incubators and brooders, and C. L. Gomo of Burlington, who Is exhibiting a brood er. DDIS0N COUNTY FARM BUREAU'S ANNUAL MEET Mlddlehury, Jan. 7. Tho annual meeting of tho Addison County Farm Bureau, held In tho Mlddlehury town hall this afternoon, was attended hy mure than 300 members of the agii eultural and homo demonstration de partments. The morning session was given over to the association bulsness including the reports of the officers and the county ageut3. Special 'merest was shown In tho reports of Mint Km ma Fuller, home demonstration agent, and former County Agent Isaac N. Martlett. F. R. Churchill, the new county agent for Addison county, ma do his Initial appearanco .before the as sociation as a whole. The recommendations of the execu tive committee to Increase its number to 11 momburs, ipcludlng flvo women and six men, and to ratso tho member ship fee to the agricultural department to two dollars, wero passed una.ilmous ly. Officers wero elected as follows: President. K. B. Cornwall, Mlddlebury ; vlco-prcsldent. A, W. Foote, Cornwall; secretary, K. L. Wright, Weybrldse; trensurer, Pago S. Ufford, Mlddlebury. The officers, with tho following, make up tho executive board; J. K. Wooks, Mlddlehury; J. M. Purlnton, Lincoln; Mrs K. H. Cornwall, Mlddle hury; Mrs. William Warner, Ver- gonucs; Mrs. Frank Nelson, Salisbury; Mrs. K. M. Saurtders, Mlddlehury; and Mrs. Clyde Hoffnagle. Now Haven. At the afternon meeting, addresses were mado by Dr. A. J, DeFossett of Montpollnr, Miss Vera McCrao of Cort lan, N. Y and James G. Watson, na tional secretary of the Arytihiro Breed ers' association. ST. JOHNSHURY EXEMPTS CREAMERY FROM TAXES St. Johnwbury, Jan. 7, In tho largest attended village meeting for years John C, Danforth, one of the caucus candi dates for village trustee, was defeated by Preston K. May, who ran on stickers, by only 11 votes. At tho meeting com mittees were appointed to repprt tho ad visability of having a municipal building and also adopting a eommlsslon form of government. Tho Plymouth Creamery owned by J, W. levies of Boston, who has. Just completed a flte proof structure costing neatly $100,000. was exempted for ten years. DKCOItATK ItOOSKVKL'lvfc. GRAVK Oyster Hay, N, V Jan, 0. Hundreds who levered the memory uf Theodore Roosevelt visited Ills grave iu Young's .Memorial Cemetery to-day, tho first an niversary of hi.) death, and offered silent prayer or lam "i""1 "n me mouim oi their pIlRrlmaKP. Ir you tiavo property t0 H0u you imv on your hands what Is, essentially, an advertising problem-emu though you Uavo a broker. K.H. BROTHERHOODS ADOPT NEW PLAN Abandon Atfemnt to Get More -lu.uiuuil Ylltmin lO uei mine Wages and Decide to Try LO- ,.,, i:., r.r..l. operative Buing, Production and Distribution DETAILS NOT COMPLETED formation of the All-American I'nrm-cr-I.nbor Co-operntl e Coiiiiiilnnliin 1m the OlltKroiMli ot Conference Held lit Wllllllllgtoll Washington, Jan. 7. (By the Associated Press), Falling to obialn satisfactory te llcf from the high cost of living either through further wage, advances by the railroad administration or from the. anti brotherhoods and the railroad shop crafts of Justice, officials of the four big railway brotherhodos and tho railroad shop crafts affiliated with the American Federation of Labor have decided to seel: a solution for themselves through co-operatlvo buy. Ing, production and distribution. Tho step was construed In some quarters as Indicating that demands for further wage Increases would nut bo pressed pending outcome of the experiment. Dotalls of the co-operative scheme havo not yet been completed, but plans havo been under consideration, since tho farmer-labor conference at Chicago in rovemner. I lie lormatlon ot tne All American Farmer-Labor Co-operatlvo flees here. Another conference will be held in Chicago February 12-1.1. Warren S. Stone, grand chief of tho Brotherhood of Locomotive Knginecrs, and one of the organizers of the Chicago meeting Is general treasurer of the co operative commission, nnd other officials of the railway employes organizations arc officers of tile commission. Itepresontatlvcs of the four big broth erhoods conferred during the day with Howard Figg, special assistant to the at torney general, and In charge of tho cam paign against the high cosi of living. Af ter tho meeting Mr. Figg said that tho brotherhood representatives had como to obtain flrht-hand information regarding results achieved by the department of Justice and had Informed him that their organizations planned to solve their own problems of living costs through co-operative methods. Indications that pressure from railway workers for Increased wages might lie lessened was seen In a statement by Bert M. Jewell, acting president of the railway p'oyes nepaumeni or ena r etieranon i '"'nor mat an increase in pa "'"jspeakers and message bearers will! I "nl Rlv the problem." Jewell assorted liy a pro- nortlonato increase In nrices results "In u vicious circle" which leaves tho ralltoad man no better off aftor tho Increase In pay tnan he was with his smaller salary. HAPPENINGS IN VERMONT; THE NEWS BY COUNTIES Addison County MIDDLEBURY Kdson Hebert Farnham of Sudbury. who was taken ill with pneumonia while returning from Morrlsvllle a few days previous, died Friday morning at tho homo of his slstcr-ln-law, Mrs. W. A. Stokes, In this vlllago, where he had been visit ing previous to going to Morrlsvllle. He was 57 years old and besides his wife Ilelcn A., he Is survived by two sons, Herbert of Morrlsvllle and Ilorton of Sudbury; also a daughter, Mrs. Lester Burt of Sudbury. The body was taken s survived by a numbor of cousins. 1 "nines, to bring the rf-'olallst members to his late home, where tho funeral Among them nre Miss Lucy Wicker of ' ,,ef''a llle ,mr of tho H-use. When the services wero held Monday afternoon 1 Xow York city nnd Cyrus Wicker of 1 'vo men wer, lined up before him tho at two o'clock. Burial was made In ; Washington, D. C. Th funeral was , speaker said: tho Wallace ccmetoiy. He was born In , helel Monday morning at 10 o'clock In tho "You ilro taking seats !n this body Shoreham July in, 1SC2. and was a well Congregational Church and tho icnialns I 'ou have been elected on a platform that known farmer. Miss JennleDuffany died wcrc taken to Shoreham for Interment . 13 absolutely Inimical to tho best Interests, at her homo In Shoreham Wednesday jn the family lot in the. vlllago cemetery. ' of tho State of New York anil of tho Unl ovcnlng of last week. Sho was t7 I An ,,lnrm of fire was sounded at 5:30 ' ,pl1 States. That platform Is the doctrine years old, having bee born In 1 o'clock Sunday afternoon for a firo on I of thc Soelall',t party. It Is not truly a Shoreham July 5. 1902. The funeral was wniard street In what is known as tho ' political party, but is a membership e.r held at St. Genevlovo's Catholic Church 1 DeGrcy house, now owned by -Mrs. Vns- ! Ionization admitting within Its ran a Saturday at nine o'clock. The Rev. I gar, who with her daughter. Mrs. Grace 1 alien-, enemy aliens, and minors." F. A. Welch officiated. Burial was 1 Shackett, occupies It. The two hoso com- i Quoting from thc section of the constl In Lakeview cemetery. I panics got out, but the motor truck did i tutloti of the Socialist party that requires The Janunry meeting of thf. Middle- bury Suffrage club will bo hold Thurs- day at the homo of Mrs. C, I. Button. Prof, II. W. Lawrenco of tho history de. partmont of Mlddlebury Colloge will ud dress tho club on "Liberalism." Tho an nual meeting of the Lako Placid sec. tlon of the Green Mountain club, Inc., will bo held In tho parlors of tho Addi son House Friday evening nt eight o'clock. This is to bo an Important meeting nnd a full attendance Is desir ed. Tho now officers for tho ensuing year aro also to bo elected. Allen Flagg, who has been seriously 111 for a week with pneumonia, Is slowly gaining, Mr. C. H, Amsden, who enme here with the bey hnve removed from the Martin house remnlns of his wife for Interment has , on Washington street to ono of tho Al roturnod to Boston. Mrs. James O. len houses on tho same street. Miss Howarth Is ill and under the care of a Alice Halpln has returned to her school trained nurse. Mrs. Louis Stober of ! In AVest Rutland after two weeks with Boston, Mr. nnd Mrs. O. D. Taylor of her mot.ier, Mrs. P. K. -talpln. The Mid Waterbury, Roy Bullock of Rutland and I dlebury high nnd graded schools opened Robert Reed of Poultnoy, who were call- for . e winter term Monday morning with ed hero by tho denth of Charles J. Bui- 1 a- full complement of pupils and teachers lock, returned to tnelr homes. Mr, ! In defiance of tho cold weather. Mr. and and Mrs. Stephen Doody of Little, N. 1 Mrs. M, C, Klnnery and daughter. Miss It,, are here to visit their parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Doody nnd Mr. and Mrs. Fred Brnoklns. Tho educational depart ment of the Women's club will hold a meeting In tho high school building Fn- day at three p. m. Dr. J. J. Ross will , Miss Hazel Kctchum has re-addre-ss the meeting, Miss Cntherlne 1 turned from West Wulllngford, where Boylan has gone to Rutlnnd to visit rol- 1 she has been the guest of Miss Kvelyn atlves. Miss Marguerite Bottum as re- , Hazelton, Mr. and Mrs. Jared Parker and turned to New Haven after a week at daughter, Miss Madeline Parker, have tho homo of Mr. nnd Mrs. W, K. Clem- j returned to Lawremce, Mass., after sev en!. Floyd Rice hns returned to Now ' enil weeks In town. Tho funeral of Miss York city afler spending a few days with j Ada Calender was held at the Congrega hls sister, Mrs. R, C. Flagg. The Misses 1 tlonal Church In this village Monday Kvelyn and Kathryn Bruya, who have 1 morning at 10 o'clock. Tho Rev. Henry C. been In town to visit their grandmother, Nowoll officiated. Tho bearers wero Mrs. Napoleon LnPan, have returned to 'judge Charles 1, Button, Prof. K. C. Bry Harre. Phillip LaFleur of Hartford, I ant, Prof. Myron R. Sanford, Prof. Vor Conn.. Is Iu town to visit al tho home of mm C. Harrington, John A. Fletcher nnd his parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. Ira II, La- Wesley Murdoch. Tho remains wero taken Fleur. Dr. K. L. Ciishman of Brooklyn, by automobile to Shorohnm for Interment N. Y., Is In town to visit his parents, In the vlllago cemetery, Louis and Clar- Mr, nnd Mrs, Oscar II. Cushman. Starr KellB and Russell H, Duncan will leavo for Hartford, Conn., In enter the employ of the United States Rubber company, Mrs. L. It. Blown, who haa been hero for OtheV officers of railway workers organ izations as well as Jewell saw no hope for relief In prosecution of profiteers and declared the only wny to deal with an economic situation Is with economic fac tors. An alliance of the farmers, the organized producers, on tho one hand, with the laborers, or organized consumers on tho other hand Is tho purpose of the co-operative commission, said Jewell, who Is a ""-'mber ot tllu commission, "it aims to l.0l(lui;l a vKOI.us campaign for dhect dealing between farm producers and city consumers and, us soon us lensime, be- . producers and farm consum- !crs." Inauguration of extensive co-operative schemes umong the railroad brotherhoods membership Immediately after the Chi cago conference In February was pre dicted by It. 13. Wills, legislative repre sentative of tho locomotlvo engineers. Plans for the organization of co-opera-tlve bank, authorized by the Brotherhood of Locomotive Knglncers before the war, may soon bo pushed to completion, Mr. Wills said, and Bteps taken to establish co-opcratlvo stores and distribution facili ties to supply members oT the brother hood with necessaries of llfo at a reason able price. RUTLAND COUNTY TEL. CO. ELECTS OFFICERS llutland, Jan, 7. Tho annunl meeting PSt political sensations In years In tho of the Rutland County Telephone & Tele- I suspension of the flvo socialist members graph Co. was held at tho Bardwcll Hotel of tho Assembly, it witnessed an avalanche hero to'day. The directors held a meet- "f hills and resolutions, and marked tho Ing at U o'clock and nt 1:30 President peaceful completion of what had prom Ahram W. Footo of Cornwall called tho Ietl to he n bitter contest for tho minority meeting to orcier utter hearing the ev eral reports. Tho following officers were elected for tho coming year: President, Ahram W. Footfs of Cornwall; vice-president, W. U, Grover of Mlddlotown Springs; secretary, D. S. Carpenter, MIddletown Springs; treasurer, II. K. Sanford of Mld dlchury; directors, W. F. Otis and P. O. Bond of Danby, C. B. Stafford nnd Charles N. Foote of Walllngford, D. S. Carpenter and W. K. Grover of MIddletown Springs, W. R. Foote of Pawlct and H. K. Sanford and A. W. Footo of Cornwall. Tho com pany gives telephone service In the pouthern part of Rutland county and Rupert In Bennington county. ILL, KILLS HIMSELF Clinrlen I MiicHonnld of Bnrre Puts Shot ThrniiKh Hand Barre, Jan. 7. Despondent over III health, Charles F.'MacDonold, who served In tho navy for a year, shot himself through tho heart with a .32 calibre re volver yesterday afternoon. Ho was the only son of Mrs. Jessie MacDonald. He was 23 years old and besides his mother leaves six sisters. STATE SPIRITUALISTS TO MEET AT MONTPELIER Montpeller. Jan. 7. The Vermont State Spiritualist association will hold Its annual convention In O. A. R. hall January !t. 10 and 11. Tho first session will ho hold on Friday evening at :ao o-ciock. Tho lonowing wen Known sorvo the association during tho en- I .ir6 pe!4slon: The ReV. Wellman O, i wi,i..u nr .inruu ii,. w.i. i uiuHiuihiiv, -..,..0, ......ins nicmiiers 10 ino lunnerance 01 tne I tle Holt Harding of Snmerville. Mass.; international socialist revolution: t .at bv ,11,0 Hov. Kfflo I. Webster of Montpp Her. six weeks with her parents, Mr. and (Constitution and platrorm or tho party; Mrs. J. A. James, has returned to Cleve- iaml th!U a member may be expe'led or land, O.-MIss Julia Barrv, a teacher In 1 suspended from his party "for falling r the local graded school, has returned refusing when elected to public of from Vercennes. whnrn she snent the'"" t Carry Ollt such Instructions IS holiday season with her sister. Miss ' Kllzabeth Barry.-MIss Ada Calender, who had mado hor home. for a year or more at the home of Mr; and Mrs. Wcsley JIurdock, and who has been In poor health for somo time, died early Saturday morning at tho age of 78 years, having been born on Cream Hill. Shoreham, September 17, 1S43. Sh j ,ari i.,.n a resident of this vlllago for a number of years and a member of the , rnm-rerationni Phurch fnr 43 vears She not go. as thero was no ono uround to drive it. A loungo caught flro and wan promptly taken out of tho house by some passorsby. The damago Is slight and cov ered hy Insurance. Tho Ico men hero be gan cutting Ice on Otter Creek Monday and they are getting out Ico which Is about 11 Inches thick, which Is better than tho best last season; as tho outlook is now tho Ico will all havu to bo drawn on wheels which will make It protty difficult undertaking for tho farmors. The Misses Jennie nnd Ada Bristol havo returned from Cohassott, Mass., whore they spent the holidays with their brother, Dr. B. M. Bilstol. Mr. and Mrs. Freomont Ab- Gladys. Kinnory, have returned to Staple- ton, Statcn Island, after two weoks In town. Sugar of the new crop was sold In town Saturday at 23 cents per pound. Tho , new price mado many purchasers squirm, ence Turner of Wner, N, H aro In town to visit their uncle, Kzra K. Turner. Mon day, maikot day, eggs brought CO to Gt (Continued ou pace 3) N. y. LEGISLATURE OUSTS SOCIALISTS 1920 Session Opens With One of the Greatest Political Sensa tions in Years Five Men De nied Seats in Assembly LOYALTY QUESTIONED The. lletMxed Member Are: Aimlii I O'lnrftNeni, Samuel A. DeWltt. Samiinl (Irr. Cluirlr Solomon mid Loulw Wnld mnji .Action Coiui-m Unexpectedly Albnny, N. Y Jan. 7. The 1920 session of tho Legislature got under way with a rush to-day. Far from being the usual perfunctory Initial gathering of the State's law makers, It developed one of the grcat- " lm nemne. fter being In session since noon, hoth housca adjourned late In tho afternoon until next Monday night. Most of the bills were Introduced In tl a Senate, where the regular committees were continued from last year. A few were read In tho Assembly, hut as the committees In the lower house will not be appointed until the Legislature recon venes next week no referenco of tho measures could he made. Charles II. Belts, the new assemblyman from Wayne, had the distinction of Intro- ! duclng the flrt bill of the season In tbu lower chamber, a measure deslrned nt tho repeal of the State's daylight savin".? law. A companion bill war. introduced In the upper chamber by J. Samuel Fowler of Chautauqua. Albany, N. Y., Jan. 7. The sociali ts "n the Assembly live In number we r do' i, d their seats by resolution of that bo y to-day. The action wan based on the r questioned loyalty. t'ntll the Judlc'ary committee of the Assembly declih s whether they are eligible o take the r seats they will be denied all rignts and privileges of members. The men ousted from the chamber wee August Claessens of New Vorfc. the pai'iy leader; Samuel A. DeWltt and Samuel Orr of The Bronx, Charlis Solomon -i i Kings and Louis Waldmari of .Ww York Tllu preamble of the resolution dei Ing them admission to C.ie floor sets foith that their allegiance to their party diM. qualifies them from serving th' State It 'declares that the August convert! n d tho Socialist party in Chicago declan ii adherence and solidarity v.-iih the r -v lu- tlnnnrv nnrlv nf mvlol Tni!n nnJ 1.1. . . ., . 1 . .. such adherence and declaration t'-e Socialist party has indorsed the prlnelp! 3 of the communist International now being held at Moscow, whicli Is pledged to tho forclhlo and violent overthrow of 1 11 existing organized governments; that t e constitution of the Socialist party of America requires each member to su 1 scrlbe to tho prjnclple that in all I. 3 political actions while a member" of the Socialist party he will be guided by the I'10 mfl' havo received from tho par y 01 Panlz!l'lon'" Tho preamble also referred to resolu tions adopted at tho Socialist nation.il convention at St. Louis In April, 1917, o -posing participation In the war with Ger many. The action of the assembly camo with dramatic unexpectedness. Routine rcso- Iutlons were 'ne order of business. Suddenly, Speaker Thaddeus C. Sweet dlrectod tho sergeant-at arms, Harry W. I u1' members to bo guinea in all their po lltlcal actions hy the constitution and platform of the party. Speaker Sweet said: "it Is lntcrestlne; to noto that L,dv (t C A. K. Martens, tho self-styled sovli t ambassador, became a member of the Socialist party upon Ills entry Into th 3 country and took part In Its dcllher.-.-tlons. It is therefore that you, in sp'to ofj your oath of office, aro hound to act subject to Instructions received from nn executlvo committee which may bo mado in whole or In part of aliens er alien enemies, holding allegiance to governments or organizations whoso Interests may be diametrically opposid to tho best Interests of tho United States.'" Concluding, tho spea.ker said1 "It Is every citizen's right to his d y In court; if this House should adopt a resolution declaring your seat vacant ponding a hearing before n tribunal of this houso you will he given nn on portunlty to provo your right to a scat In this body." As soon as the speaker had finished speaking Majority Leader Simon L. Ad ler of Monroe offered the resolution declaring vacant tho seats of the socialist members. Charles fiolomo 1, tho King's Socialist, attempted to g t recognition but the speaker ruled th it resolution was not debatable, and the roll call began, Of the 110 republicans and 35 demo crats, all but threo wero present :v u responded. The vote was 140 to six. Speaker Sweet then notified tl e Socialists that they must leavo t' enclosure. None of the socialists mo ed. Upon Instructions from the Spiakir sergeant-nt-arms Haines upproacln il tho little group. After a brief conv Ration In whispers. August Clacssem smilingly accompanied tho officer tc tho door. Wnlilmau went with, Halnei on tho second trip, and the threo r, maluing men on tho third. It is logical to supposo that the ;-cr n to whom your property would bo v 1 ua 4 and desirable Is a render of tho ( a s . ads. Test the mallei .