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'THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS AND TIMES: THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 1920 101 MEETINGS .HYDE PARK. Moderator, It. W. Hulburd; clerk and treasurer, B. W. McFurland, listers, S. B Waltc, Hnrlte HikIbcsj selectman, W. A Whttcomb; roail commissioner. Mor rill dates; overseer of thc poor, Homer Lanpher; constablo and collector, Rrrt Crowell; second cqnUiiblo, L. 1'. Butts; trustee of public money, It. S. Pago; auditors. T. Finnegan, O. N'. Campbell; irrand Jurors, ti, C. Lanpher, 1'. Turin, agent. It. W Hulburd; (roe warden, Mor rltt Lee; school director. H. A. Nnyes; cemetery commissioner, C. II. Bliss; real estate agent, It. S. Page. On tlio llcenso question 87 exercised their right to voto and the result was: Yes off. no 20; drug' st license, Ves 47, No XI. The tnx voted was ??,00. FAIUFAX i Moderator, W. D. Stewart, 'own elrk, a. H. Lawlon, school director and trtis it6 Bellows Free Academy for tlve years, Jll. B. Bellows, school director for four years, II, I. GoodsoU; school director for ithree years, F. W. Shcpnrdson; school 'director for two years, II, O. Wllklns; jschool director for ono year, G. 1.. Butler; lister for three years, Frank Wood; so tjectman for thrco yenis. Cyrus A. Leach; ,road commissioner, first, c. D. niton; iroad commissioner, second, 1?. L. t'.v,. ..r,,,- nt linnr. t. V. PnrrlH! collector of taxes, Oeorgc Uooney; town treasurer, d II. Lawton; auditors. W. .T. Trembly. AValtor Shodd, C S. Howard; constable, first, Oeorgn Ropncy; con stable, second, Kdwln I'arrla; town ngenl agent, H. O. Wllklns; trustees of library for five years, Mrs. i:. L. Vlnconl, Sirs. II. H. Bellows: tax. $2.50. Voted to have medical inspection in the schools. M. Salmon and the Bev. F. Wilson Day would constitute that committee MONTGOMERY CENTER Moderator, B, 8. Wright; selectmen, R. E. Touchette, C. H. Harte. 3eorgo h. Richardson; clerk and trasurer, C. A. Oardyne; road commissioner. O, N. Fos ter; listers, A. 11, Gates, O, B. Fuller, It. Messier; constablo and collector, II. It. Morey; overseer of tho poor. .1 R. Dodge; school directors. C. C. -Martin, it.' H, Parker, It. II. Bolster, auditors, C. C, Purrlcr, S. F. Smith, Lawrence Rosier; total tax voted $3,70. SOUTH BURLINGTON At the town meeting Tuesday the fol lowing were elected: Moderator, Imnlol O'Brlon; clerk, II. H. Wheeler: treasurer, H. H. Wheeler; selrctnmn. Patrick O'Brlon; constable, F. K. Lord; collector, II. H. Wheeler; lister, O. X. Clements; roail commissioner, Lucius Huell; town agent, P. D. Mills; auditors. D. II. But ler and II. F. Tlllcy; overseer of tho poor. W. H. He.tth: rrnnd tutor. W. S Heath: fchool director, F. E. Lord; trus- j rlccted without difficulty of delay nrd u tax of 40 con's on PiO deHnr was laid for the ropalr of highway In Dm town, Tho article na to whether ths solectman should be authorized to nppolnt one or more road commissioner w&s laid on the tahlo as usual and the, matter of. the, elec tion of thn rcmnlnlng town nfftcerii was next taken tip. Willis fl. Oady was re elected selectman for a term of three .vents by acclamation and Hnrtwull Dan ycau, after a sorvlco of to years, was re ulectcd rood commissioner nl3i without opposition and In tho samo way Noble J. Kunford was reelected overseer of the poor, Considerable, trouble wati experi enced In nicotine two members of tho board of .llstorn, several being named nud elected who refused tc servo and rcslgiu ed finally. Tho two men wtr chosen In the persons of Charles .I. Seeley for n torm of two y:-.ars, and Itufus Wnlnwrlght , for n term of three years, ZIoxt came a good deal or n strugglo to elect one school director In place of Benjamin McQulvey, who was ro-eleictd In flpltO of hln pro test, but resigned and finally Allen Tucker was elected to this position for a term of thiee years. Tim other officers woro EOF CITY TREASURY Only About $3,000 With Which to Pay Bills Until Next Au susf, Wherean Expenses Arc About $40,000 Month Al dermen Up a Stump too U. S. deposit money, II. It. Wheeler; cemetery commissioners, F. C. Isham. H. H. Wheeler, W. S. Heath, H. H Hough and It. S. Merrlhew; tax- $J.lo on the dollnr of the grand list. The vole n license resulted: Yes 4C, .no 33 t'HAULOTTE At the town meeting Tttei.d.iy tl-c fol lowing were elected: Moderator, William M. Dean; clerk, Mrs. M. O. lllgbee treasurer, G. W. t'rlndlc, selectman for three years, Frank 1'. ltoscoc; constable. Henry H. Claxton: rollector, Henry II. Claxton; lister, John S. Williams; grind Jurors, .1. P. Bamsey nnd John It Tag- gart; auditors, f. M. Bylngton; oveiecr were" Town grand Juror. Arthur If. Brown, town treasurer and trustee of public money, Chart U, T'lmioy; first constable, Mllo K. Moore' second consta ble, Edward M. Day; auditor. Charles I. Button, for a term of threo years: li brary trustee for n term of flvo yearn, Mrs. Jo'.n A. Fletcher; town agent to bring f."5 defend aiitt". Charles' I. Button; mid t.'ee ward"ii, Arthur Kenworthy. Un der arr'clo II and lust to transact any other business proper to bo dono Charles Rich callfvi attention to tho cxtrrmxly bad condition of the so. called Hani.nMid rcmotorv and thought some work tl'ivld bo dono towards putting U Into accent shape. The Kilary of tho over.seer of the poor wan raised to $1W for the year. Four WATEBVlLLli. Moderator, W. P. Smlllo; clerk, H. V. Beard: treasurer. M H. Mann, select man, D. B. Oakcs; lister, M. L. Davis; road commissioner. D, J. Morgan; school Vllrector, Ralph Erwin; ovcrscr of poor. C.harlcR Tlracr. I fiT GEORGE. k Moderator. M. W. Hinsdale, cleil: and , .treasurer, G. F. Peet: selectmen, M. W. ' Hlnidalo, S. .1. Xoonan. R. H. North; i Nonstable. Scott Parcher; listers, Scott I J'archcr, Arthur O'Clairo; road commis ' isloner, Edward Kehoe; tax $2.fX) on the ' Hollar of, the grand list. TIo vote on 1 Jlcenso resulted. Yes 17, No 13. i i JOHNSON. Moderator. O. H. Wilson; clerk and treasurer, C. X. Farriugton: ..elcctman. P. U. JIudgett; constable. E. K. Holmes, first, Joseph O'Dell, second; ll&tcrs, S. J. Macomber, Earl Butler; road commis sioner, M. F. Cunningham; auditor, D. B. Kmalley: overseer of the poor, S. .1. Davis, grand Juror, C. N. Farrlngton; school di rectors, George Burleson, W. 13 Tracy, library trustee for flvo years, the Bev. F. JV. Hazcn; tax, on the dollar of the prand list, Voto on license res'ultcd, No S3, Yes 32. Voted to have medical inspec tion of schools. Voted $io for Memorial flay. 510ft for the band for open air con certs, $100 for tho library Voted to pay the town help $3 per day and the road commissioner f.EO, overseer of the poor, J100 and expenses. Voted $1,000 for high way money providing the State, will pay the same and use it on Depot street. Voted $2.Vt for a memorial to tho soldiers of the world war, and X'. A. Waterman, Allen Fletcher and Earl Holmes a com mittee to procure tho came. ENOSBUBO FALLS Moderator, E. J. Tyler; clcik. Dr. W. VT. Hutchinson; selectman, to till out un expired term of I. .1. Hnycs, removed, W 6. Ladd, threo years, D. L. Burleson; overseer poor nnd poor house director, C. 'II; Abcll; constablo nnd collector, A. J. Croft: treasurer, M. A. Aseltlne; auditor for threo years, V. A. Irish; listers, to fill out unexpired term of D. L. Burleson, W. J. Chaffee, for threo years, A. J. Croft; grand Jurors, W. J. Chaffee, F. A. Cas ,sldy; agent, K, McFeeters; library trus tee for five, years, J. M. Jeffords; school ' directors, T. W. 1'erley, G. II. Whit comb, E. E. Pcrlcy; opera house trustee, G. H. Whlteomb; license vote, yes 39, no S9; tax $1.S0. Voted to increase the pay of town officers to f.l.SO per day. The selectmen wero empowered to appoint road commissioners. A sum not to exceed $50 was voted for Memorial day expenses. The sum of $100 was voted for the free .public library. The town road district voted to raise an extra highway tax of 3 cents on the dollar. An extra live cents on the dollar was voted to bo usicd in re surfacing selected roads. Medical inspec Lion of schools was voted. Voted to ex empt the property of tho Enosburg Lum ber &. Bobbin company for term of 10 years. Voted to pay the town clerk a salary of $200 per year. Voted to appro priate $1,000 for permanent roads in order to secure State aid. ItAXDOLPfcl L. B. Johnson, moderator; E. F. Briggs, clerk and treasurer; selectmen, O. L. Loomls for threo years, A. C. Wells for two years and Charles K. Smith for ono year; listers, H. M. Gaylord for threo years, Guy E. Young for ono year; road commissioner, W. S. Bryant; overseer and aollector of taxes, A. H. Boedle: trustee of public money, E. A. Thomas; audi tor, E. W. Tewksburj, for three years; M. M. Wilson, L. J. Harrington and 13. I). Camp, town grand Jurors; D. D. Howe, i, first constable; D. L. Loomls, agent to t prosecute and defend suits; II. M. Tot , man, H. A. Allen, L. S. Banister, ecni , etery commissioners, v.. A. Thomas, II f -brary trustee for five, years; V. L. Loomla, agent to deed r "ul cctato; $l,aJ was vot ed for tho support of tho library, and $7S for Memorial day; $1,000 for Stuto aid law, for highways; village of Randolph '300 for highways; a tax of $1.20 for town expenses,, and 30 cents for highway was ,-cnlso voted. All town officers were allow ed by vote 60 cents per hour for their f services, and it 'was also voted to pay f,tho treasurer $200. The license vote for ..rtfirst class was yes no f7; llfth clasf-, Ji-yes 70, no 7ft. of tho poor. B. D. bmlth, rupcrli, cndei.t. K,, d WM vot(, ,n thp ,olera .i"u"" " ' . V - " .. . mntcad of $3. The selectmen's salary wan hree years, Charles K. Martin; library ).f)(,f,,1 from J2- , sy, a CHch nn, tho trustee for two years, Uobort. Holmes; cemetery commissioner. W. 11. McNeil. The voto tin license resulted: No 02, yc Tho selectmen were empowered to nppolnt the road commissioners. W1LLISTON At tho town meeting Tuesday the fol lowing were elected- Modrr.itor, (.'. D. Warren: town clerk, W. M. Barber, treasurer, C. D. Warren; selectmen, C D. Caswell. Eugene Hanson nnd Charles Menzcr; overseer of poor and poor farm director, C. D. Caswell; first constable, Harlny Glngs; trusteo of public moneys, Frank Tnlcott; auditor for three, years, W. E. Fergusin, re-elected; lister, A. E. Brown: library trustee for five years, B. F Brown: road commissioner. Louis Latnllppc; school directors, U. G Aus tin: grand Juror, Frank Talcott; town agent, Harry Fay. The town did not vote to take advnntnce of the permanent highway uld. Fifty dollars wan voted for the library. A tax ol $2.Co on the grand list was voted. The license vote was 33 yrti and 30 no. It was voted to buy Hags for the soldiers' graves. RICHMOND Jlijderator, V G. Nichols; cleik. S Green; trea urer, M. D. Dimick; select man, Daniel Burke; constable, M. Mur phy; listers, Robert Towers. W. E. Flacg, F. O. Nichols; road commissioner, W. W Hlgley: town acent, I'. B. Whalcn; audi tors. J. W. Berry, F. II. Chessniorc, M. .1. Glcason; overseer of the poor, F. W. Fay; grand Jurors, W. A, Church, M. Turtell; school director, Mrs. F. II. Chessniorc; trustee U. S. deposit money. F. H. Chess more tnx, $3.30 on the dollar of the grand list. The vote on license resulted; -First class, yes 72, no 43; fifth class, yes F.S, no 44. The sums of 23 for Memorial day and $130 for the baud were voted selvvil directors wero voted $23 per year each. Thla completed the business of the meeting, which ndjnumc-d at noon after h session of two hours. There was no fric tion or dlsagreoment of any sort through out the mnetlng and everything ran through ns well-oiled machinery The license voto was ye 353 anil no 77. a license majority of ?S. On tho question of a druggist license; tho whole vote was 223 of which thn yes vote was 154 and the no vote 6?, a license majority of r.. This Is the first time that Mlddlobury has voted for license on a genera! question slnco 10S. although coming within two votes of dolnc so last year. During the af ternoon, the board of selectmen met In the office of Town Clerk Burke, and organizing; N. C Feen as chairman of the board they made the following ap pointments: Pound keeper, John W. Kenworthy, Inspector of wood, lumber and shingle, Charles Rogers: weigher of coal, Emory 13. Wlsscll; fence view ers, William IC. Foster. Homer M. Bain and 13. Severance. AVESTFORD Moderuior, Frank Irish; clerk and treas. urer, T. W. Grow; selectmen, William Me .Lane, (threo yeais), H. B. Demag dwo years); road commissioner, Frank Longp; lister, E. B. Kimball; school director, A. P. Kenyon; overEcer of the poor, C. B. Stearns; collector of taxes, Ray Strong; auditor, H. C. Bates; constable, Ray Strong; license vote, yes 22, no 20; tax, J2.S0. Voted to raise $.V0 to take advantage of State aid law. Voted $.V0 for gravel for road. Voted to have medical Inspec tion In the schools, MORRISTOWN Moderator, T. f Chene , elerk and treasurer. R. L. Barrows; selectman, I!. C. Stafford; lister, .1. M. Kolloy (threo years); school directors. George 1. A. Smith (threo years), George V. Fortier (two years): over of the poor, I'. W. Chaffee; collector. D. A. Lafountaln, auditor, L. M. Munson. constable, II. L. Stevens; tax. $3.33; $1.20 school tax; license, yes Gl, no 93; druggist license, yes 43, no 78. A motion was made by C. II. A. Stafford to drop the agricultural, com mercial and domestic science courses. The motion was lost by a vote resulting In a tie - SWANTON ' Moderator, F. L. Webster, clerk, G, orge h. Loiselle; selectman, P. J. Audettc, 'Wreasurer. Georgo L. Lolsolln, overseer pof poor, J. J, Favero; constable and col lector of taxes, Joseph Corliss, trustees or public monoy, M. xv. Barney, . 13. Allen, P, .1. Farroll; lister, .1. T. Catllu; auditor for three years, Arthur Farrcll; town agent, Frederick Pencil; grand Jur ors, E. A. Ayers. John Hurlbuit; school director to succeed himself for tho 10th '"year, C, 1, Merrick; library trustee, c Smith, for flvo years; toad commls signers, J, T, Callan, Honry Uiuso; voted ''to raise a tax of $1.00 on tho grand list; 40 cents on the grand list for road work 'i'nd $1,15 for school purposes. The sum of tity was voted for the observance of Mc rnyrlal day and $130 for open air concerts 'during the summer, Tho sum of $300 was 'voted for maintenance of the public II ' hrary. It was voted to exempt from tax ation for tho term of flvo years thn pro posed new mill of the Vermont Marble company and the Swanton Co-opoiatlvo I 'Dairy Creamery company. The town vot J ed to havo medical inspection In tho j nchooltf. A uommlttco of threo was ap pointed to Investigate and report at some . Jajer meeting on thn matter ot erecting Uome suitable monument to the soldiers anjl sailors of Bwanton who took jmrt ''jn tho World War. The moderator .in (pounced that A, B. Andernon, Father E, CAMBRIDGE Moderator, George D, Griswold. town clerk and tieasurer, Mrs. Elsie C Smith; selectman, .1. A. Learned; road commis sioner. A. E. Shftie; lister, W. W. Ray- more; school directors, W. E. Hunt (thrco years), Charles Labounty (two years); ovurseer of the poor, H. W. McNally; collector of taxes, A. B. Sinclair; collector of public money, H. X. Gray; auditors, C. W. Maldo (three .years), S. A. Plum mer tone year); town agent, W. 11. Par ker; tax. $3.00; license, yes 1C, no 17. Voted to instruct school directors to provide additional loom IIINESBURG At the town meeting the following were elected: Moderator, G. X. Bald win: clerk and treasurer. Mary H. Miles; lister for three years. C. B. Lucia: selectman for threv years, .1. B. Duchaine; selectman, two years, tt. X. Baldwin; overseer nnd poor farm director, II. M. Page; collector of de linquent taxes, E. G. Mlllham; ceme tery commissioner, H L. Murray: Au ditor for three years. P. H. McDonough; town grand Juror, G. X Baldwin; con stable. E. G. Mlllham; library trustee, 'ora Hubbell; town agent, E. O. Mar tin, tree warden, E. A. Owen; road commissioner, threo years. J. M. Cns sldy: school director, three years, It. L. Lyman. Tax ri per cent. The city of Burlington Is down to about $3,000 with which to do business until next August, when tho 11)20 tax money oeoomes available This means that all of thn 1913 monoy has been spent and laat ovenlng tho board of aldorrr.en voted to order the mayor's warrant drawn for $20,000 for current expensed, which exhausts tho funds allowed by law for temporary loans, or $1 20 on tbo grand list. Tho flnanco com mittee will miMt soon to discuss methods ot extracting the city troin Its financial difficulties. Moanwhllo the treasurer will endeavor to hold ob much monoy as pos sible for tho pay rolls so that the city employes may not Buffer. Severn! months ago the taxpayers re tusod to vote for tho Increase In taxation whleh In necc.ss.ary In order to borrow more than $1,20 on tile grand list, and now the city Is financially embarrassed. Tbo coursn -which will probably be adopted, nccordlng to tho ofty fathers last een!rg, will tie to call si special city meeting to veto for more money. The grand list Is $219,41.43 arid the amount collocted by thn 2 tax for lMy was there fore $4.1S,97S.tt. This has been apent, and also the $210,000 allowed oh a temporary loan with thu exception of $3,(KW. Tho meeting last evening hail mainly to do with different financial matters as no now business wan taken up but loft for Uie now board of aldermen. Tho stormy year closed quite harmoniously with eight of tho 12 aldermen present. Tho average expense of operating the city under present conditions Is more than $W,0uO per month, according to tho statements made the board lust evening, and It therefore devolves on somebody to get approxi mately $160,000 If tho city Is to pay Its bills, as no funds of any account will came In until the taxes are collected In August. An Interesting feature of the mooting was the report of the financial commit ted directed last Xovember to bring In the reports of tho various departments on estimates for tho year 1920. These are only estimates and are not tbo budget. The estimates arc ob follows ESTIMATES FOR 1920. Band concerts Charities Dept I POST 10 THE BONUS locai Members of American Le gion Favor Extra Pay for Ex Service Men, a Military Man for President anrl Repeal of 18th Amendment F. D. ABERNETHY Head of Church StrcaL Buainess houiot 8:30 a. m. lo 5 130 p. in. SIIELBFRXE The town election Tuesda) resulted as follows: Moderator, Carl Fletcher: clerk. Isabel Xcary; selectmen, Arthur Vaughn. Thomas Mitchell, Waltor Maec.k: treasurer, Harris Maeck; col lector, V. Webster; constable. Thos. Thompson; second, M. Cogglps listers, second. Michael Coggins:' listers, Thomas McKcnzie, Henry Harrington. John Staploton: road commissioner, John Ready; auditors, Mrs. J S. Nor ton, I II. Deyott, Perry Russell; agent, Carl Fletcher; overseer of poor and poor farm director, Walter Webster: school directors, Dr J. S. Norton, Urt Mnrsetlo, Clarence Morgan BRISTOL Tlie following town officers weie elec ted at the annual town meeting Tuesday: Moderator. Ii. S. Smith: clerk. W. W. Wilson: treasurer, W. M. Farr; school directors, T. R. Thomas. Allco E. Sher win, W. ('. Bingham; library trustees, W. A. Becbe. Mrs. W. W. Rider. MrS. G. W. .Snellen, 13. H. Eastman. E. W. Vrtr ncy; selectmen. C. A. Hanks, F. P. Smith, A. F. Gove; listers. F. W. Gove, E. D. Lamb, B. W. Estoy; road commissioner, V. W. Bralnard; collector, P. H. Rich ardson; overseer, C. H. Lathrop; agent to deed real estate, W (V Bingham; agent to prosecute and defend suits, It. F. Hatch; auditors, W. B. Daggett. F. II. Palmer, A. E. Bristol. Voted 173 to G. A. R. ; $300 to Bristol military band: $S00 to Lawrence Memorial library; $1,000 to take advantnge of State aid law; tSOO to be used by school directors in increasing tho salaries ot school teachers for tho year ending Juno 30, 1020; voted to exempt the Violin Wood company from taxation for tho term of five years; voted tax ot 3.23 In the grand list. Flro Dept. . Health ' Dept. Hydrant tax salaries Interest account,. Library Dept. Parks Dept. , Rest room ... School Dept. . Recreation field Sewer Pei Sinking fund .. State tax State school lax Special appropriations for streets 1,000 County tax 1,100 Street Dept W.749 23,000 1920 1919 i 1.300 $ U00 21,300 18.000 Ice 35,230 2R.000 17,83ft 33,000 K,m R.000 1.500 MOO and 19,000 19,000 30,ft00 23,000 fi.230 4.40O i 3,00' 4.000 l"0 430 H2.67S 12M73 I 4,M 3.00H ,",000 11,001) 10.961.Rr, S7.S50 87,691.93 20,360 2O.300.9S Street lights 1.0R0.S U.S17.46 22,000.00 597.237 IS7.573.42 Credit belance Jan. 1. 1919 .... '21.270.21 457,303.21 FEBRUARY STATEMENT In accordant with the new rules re garding reports of the expenditures of the different departments for each month, the following was reported foi, February: Sentiment at tha monthly maitlng cf Burlington Post, Jo. 2, American Llon, held at the City Hall Tuesday night, was strongly In favor of sending tho delegation from this post to the State rr.eotlng at llonlroller it week from I'Milny Instructed I to "flrht for thn bqnus," as outlined In I tho hill now before Congress lo pay, extra compensation to ox-sorvlnn men, based on tho leng'h of tlr.in a-pent. In the 1 net vice. I It wH voted to scd SO deletatcii from I Burlington Pont to thin Montpcllcr meet ' Inc. Tho delegatfi eUoted last ex-onlng woro: Paul Tlirker, chairman, Fred T. Truing, .tams lleency, Carl Gaskoll, Dr, J. W, rourtr.ey. Dr. W. F M-Xenzl.i, Norman H. McLeod, Grant Thomas, H, Lomcr.'io. Arthur .1. Cayo, Howard Cronu, C. CT.anJlor. F. Sharpley, John Doran, Albert PMchaud, Dougla JlcSweenoy, Lloyd llurlbutd, Leon Mnrcot. M. Durnnd and Mr. Burdo. The special .Statu meetlnc at Mont pelter, which this dalop'atlon will attend, Is tailed for the purpose of discussing h. numbiT of matters which arc Important to tho f acrvlro rimi at this time, among them the assistance which the gov-1 ernment. may give to disabled men, tho matter of vocational education, war risk Insurance, nnd tho bonus plan, Delegates froiH tho posts throughout the Stale who will attend the meeting will formulato the policy of the Stato in all of theso matters. At tho meeting Tuesday night, Carl Gas kell was elected finance offlror ot the. post to succeed Charles Yorthen, re signed. Tho appointment of tho following finance committee wao announced by tho commander, Paul Rlcker, who presided, Carl Gaskoll, Samuel Dobbins and George Brown. There was some discussion about getting the official pictures of the Yankee division, taken In France, to be shown in Burlington for tho benefit of the legion. Tin- finance committee was authorized to take, this matter up with tho proper authorities to see what arrangements can be made. ' Questions put up to the meeting Tuesday night to get an expression of the legion men regarding certain national ques tions for the "Homo Sector," published by the ox-service men who published the "Stars and Stripes" while In France, showed that a majority of those present were In favor of n military man for the next president of the United States, that they favored the assistance, of the gov ernment In placing cx-soldlers in farm positions, that they favored the repeal of the ISth amendment, and that fhev wero strongly In favor of untvursal mill tary training, which would give every young man In the country at least three months' military training each year i A committee was elected to look into tho matter of organizing a baseball team this spring. This committee is made up as follows: Douglas McSweenoy, chair man. Chaplain Hal Head, Fort Ethan Allen, Elby Buxton and Mr. Kaulfass, physical director at tho Y. M. C. A. Fred Lalng. Hiram Skecls and Xorman H. McLeod wero elected as a committee to audit tho books of the finance officer before they arc turned over to tho new officer elected Tuesday evening. It was voted that tho first Monday in each month, instead of the tlrst Tuesday, shall he the regular monthly meeting nlgliL for Burlington Post. i An Exceptional Display of New Tailored Blouses For the first needs of Spring these tailored blouses are adaptable and pleasing. Their very simplicity of designs adds much to their charm and utility. Library Electric lights .. Streets Water Parks Schools Sewers Salaries Comfort station Fire Pauper Incidental Public mvet Police , Rest room Health , Street light Interest .MIDDLE BURY In spite of excellent weather, there was only a small attendance at the annual town mooting of Mlddlobury. Moderator Ira II, LaFleur called tho meeting to or der promptly at 10 o'clock and tho warn ing was then read by Clerk Joseph M. Burke, after v, hlch Mr. LaFleur wan chosen to succeed lilmsolf as moderator and Mr. Burke as clerk. The town reports as submitted by the auditors were then accepted and adopted as corrected, many errors in the printed report having beon Indicated by Judge Chiitl.cfl I. Button. Un der article three, to see It the town would voto any money to maintain tho public library incorporation wltlj the Ladles' Library association, a tux of three and ono-half per cent on the grand list whs voted for this purpose Ono hundred and twenty-five dollars was voted for tho ob servance of memorial day; $75 to be for the use In this village ,and $30 in East Mlddlebury, and later on George X. Shnm bo, Ixwls Henfleld and Solomon Allies wero appointed a citizens' committee to co-operate, with similar committee from tho Grand Army Post In making prepara tions for Memorial day Under nrtielo five, to see If the town would voto any money for permanent highways, to tuko advantage of the State aid law the sum of $1,000 was appropriated. Article six, to seo what action tho town would take In rogard to the renewal of tho lease of the town hall, was referred to the selectmen for action and under articlo uoven, lo see what action the town will take relative to tho salary of the, town cleik under net 219 of tho last Legislature the sum of $30u was voted as such salary. Article eight, to see If the town school districts would voto to pay tho whot tuitions of high school students from the. beginning of thn prosent school year whs voted on favor ably nnd It was voted to appropriate $G0 a yoar for each student. The sum of $100 wan voted to the Prospect cemetery. Under article 10 a tax of CO cents on tho dollar, of tho grand list was laid for tho payment of outstanding ordcra of the town for tho support of tho poor, tho Stato tax and tho State school tax and other obligations of tho .town. A tax of 100 contp op tho dol lar of tho grand list was laid for tho sup port tit schools in tho town districts and BRAXDON The annual town meeting passed off in a quiet manner Tuesday without much ex citement Tho following officers wero elected: Moderator, John S. Buttles; clerk. S. W. Jones; lister for three years, M. D. Warner; road commissioner. John D. Morse, poormaater, C. H Churchill: hseleetman for thrco years, L. A. Severy; tax collector, L. F. Xlchols; trusteo of public money, W, -F. Scott; town treas urer, W. F, Scott; auditor for thrco years, A. J. Ives; giand jurors, F, W. Williams, F. E. Kingsley and F. E. Chandler; con stable, L. F. Xlchols; second constable, Clifford Quimby; tree warden, R. II, Johnson; town agent, F, 11. Farrington; town school director, Frank. Warner. The following appropriations were made: Free I'ublle library $100; observance of Memorial day HO; permanent highways $750; Brandon Concert band $350. A com mittee ot live, consisting of the Rev, Walter Thorpe, chairman, T, W. Ray, Don II. Rolfc, F. H. Farrlngton and Frank P. JoIiiimiii, was elected to confer and bring before another town mooting some plan tor a permanent memorial for the World War vtitei.iiH. It was voted to have medical Inspection In the town schools. This docs not include tho Bran don graded or high bChoolb. It was voted tlmt tho tuition for town school chil dren should not exceed $t.V A tax of $1.50 less tho iiflual four per cent ills count. It Mld on or before October 20, was voted For tho first tlmt In many .vents, Brandon voted license, tho voto being 193 yes, l6s no; fifth class license, yes 130, no 91. ' THE WAY OUT A bashful curnto found the younff Indies In the parish too helpful At last It necamo so cmonrraFsing inai no icn Xot long uflerwiud 'he. met tho curate who had succeeded him, "Well," he usked, "how do you got on with' tho ladies?" "Oil, very woll indeed," said the other. "There is safety In numbers. you 3now." "Ah!" was tho Instant reply. "I only found II In Exodus." Dal las News, There may be tome agreenblo pi1c uurprlaoa lor-you In 'to-day 't ads, .$ 391.S9 . 10.15S.35 . 3,202.31 . 11.236.93 . 2,193.50 . 20,779.72 . 5S2.90 . S16.66 135.01 . C.209.99 . 2,219.17 . 1,214.2(1 . S78.10 . 4,502.60 32.90 561.60 . 1.831.81 . S77.50 Tailored Blouses of White Dimity in dainty stripe and cross bar effects. Some are trimmed with broad tucks, others havn tiny frills. Models are shown with either roll or convertible collars. Others show collars and cuffs of pique. Prices .$3.75 $4.00, $4.50, $5.00, S5.75, SS.50 Pongee Silk Blouses Genuine Japanese Washable Pongee in the natural color. Strictly tailored, made with long roll collar or pleasing convertible collar. Trimmed with narrow tucks. Prices $7.50 and $8.50 Men's Silk Shirtings. Width 32 inches Price S2.25 Very firm, strong fabric with just enough cotton introduced to add strength and dur ability. These shirtings are also much favored for women's blouses and gowns. S6?,0IC96 HACK FARES As the result of a case In city court earlier in tho day in which a hackman wns fined for charging $1.50 for tak ing' two passengers from tho Mary Fletcher hospital to a place beyond tho tunnel on Xorth avenue, a revi sion in the hack ordinances was taken up and a committee consisting of Al dermen Woodbury. Beechcr nnd Han bridge was appointed to look Into tho matter of adopting some means of equalizing tho rates. It was proposed to divide tho city Into zones and thus make tho charges fairer. The aldermen agreed that tho charge made by the haokmnn was not exorbitant and wero of the opinion that passengers should bo charged according to the distance traveled Instead of a flat rate, which works hardships on the passongcrs traveling short distances and Is not fair to tho hackmtr on long distances. Mrs. X. 13. I. Austin was given per mission .to use the title police woman instead of police matron. Tho pay of tho librarian was Increased from $1,500 to $1,800, on recommendation of the board of trustees of the library, and Earl Prossoy's pay was Increased to $30 per week. Ho is the city electrician and did not sharo In tho, Increaso granted tho firemen, although ho la obliged to do duty with thorn. TRIBUTE TO LATE W. J. VAN PAT TEN On motion of Alderman Hall, the following resolution was adopted by the board; That In recognition of the long career of public service of the lato William J. Van Patten It Is fitting that Bomo statement of his labors on behalf of Burlington be spread upon tho rccordr, of this body As a citizen Mr. Van Patten let slip no opportunity of devoting his ability and his fortuno to the betterment of his city nnd of his follow men. An mayor of Burlington, In 189 "'"1 1S9T,, ho Instituted an unusual number of reforms and Improvement which huvo beep of lasting benefit. During his years of service as ceme tery commissioner, as library commls siotiur, nnd ns rhalrmnn of tho park commission, ho did much to mako Bur lington tho beat and most beautiful small city in Amorlca. THE BURLINGTON MARKETS Wednesday, March 3. 1920. The scarcity of green stuff in the mar kets to-day is worrying dealers. There is not much variety to report, nor practically ; any change over the offerings to be found last week, Lamb Is riuoted higher this week, the wholesale prico being Bet at 10 cents. Tho retail prices in lamb are, however, not affected. Some Inci eases are to be found in the I fish and seafoods llbts. Cusk is 22 cents. I baddies 22, pollock 22. and rock cod 22. j Lobsters have disappeared from tho mar kets this week. Thcro is dllficulty in get ting shipments in through Boston It Is said. Somo Hoc fruits offerings are lo be found this week. Oranges, grapefruits, splendid apples, mako a (inn showing. WHOLESALE PRICES Beef, dressed, lb. ., -"uwer, id. COMPACT QUARTERS Tenderfoot (In now western K.wn) "Whero la the postotnee?" Resident "Over there. ' "Whero?" "D'yo seo that man sawing nood" He's tho podtmuster" "Yes, but I don't seo thn pojtoftlce." "Of course you don't. It's In his hat " -yKtabure Cbjronlde-Tolejrapa. Figs. lb. Grapefruits, each Lemons, doz Xuts, mixed, lb Pears, doz Oranges, California, doz Walnuts, lb Beauty Boss pears, oa. 10c, doz. Cranberries, qt RETAIL GRAIXS Bran, cwt Comment, cwt Corn, cracked, cwt Dry mash, cwt Feed, gluten, ton Flour, bread, sack Flour, pastry, sack Hay. baled, cwt Henfeed. cwt Meal, cottonseed, cwt Aloai, (Ottons-ced, ton Middlings, cwt Oats, bushel Provender Xo. t. cwt White middlings, cwt Straw, baled, cwt .250.60 .103.20 .6) 303.15 .60 .30ft$1.00 .4-Vfl.nO $1.00 .13 $2.'0 R50 KM r4.73 SR0.OO $2.00JE2.75 li.so $1.3001.73 M.50 St.23 15.O0 H.O) 51.15 $3.60 53.30 51.fl FORK Nominal. t.ARD -$20.il0 ItfUS S17 73'" IS . VERMONTERS, COME DOWN Eggs, fresh, doz Hogs, lb Lamb, lb Lard. Ib Potatoes, bu RETAIL GROCERIES Beets. Ib Butter, creamery, separator".! Cabbage, lb Cauliflower, each Carrots, bunch felcry. bunch Cucumbers, hothouse, each .... liggs, fresh, doz Eggs, cold storage, doz. ., Eggplant, each PlOlir. hnplev m Flour, bread, sack Flour, piiMry, sack Garlic, lb Green string beans, qt. .. Lettuce. Boston ball, head Leeks, bunch Maple sugar, Ih. Maplo syrup, gal Mushrooms, tr Mint, fresh, hunch Spanish onions, Ib Oats, rolled Oleomargarine, lb Ollvo oil, gallon Parsley, bunch Peppers, green, eich Potatoes, peck Itadlshos, bunch .. Rice, tb ; ; Spinach, pk Sugar, granulated, lb Tomatoes, hothouse, lb,- Turnips, lb , Watercress, bunch FISH AND SEAFOODS Butterllsh. Ib Cod. lb Cusk. Ib Flounders, Iti Haddock, lb Daddies. It Whlto halibut, lb. ,., ..,',' Mackerel, Ib Oysters, qt Pollock, lb. , ,., Rock cod, lb Shrimp, green, fb Soft shell claims, qt. Scnllopu. qt Smelt, lb 4 i. Hake, It '., RETAIL MEATS Bacon, tb, Beef, roast, Ib Broilers, lb Chickens, roasting, Ib, .k Ducks, lb Fowls, lb GecHC, Ib , Ham. sliced, Ib .' Lamb chopj. spring, lb Lamb, leg, Ib Lamb, spilng, forward quarter Lard, leaf, lb .' Pork chops, Ib ,..... Puik roast. It' Salt pork. lb. , Sausage, pork, In Steak, porterhouse, Ib Steak, sirloin, lb Steak, round. Ib Steak, veal, lb Turkeys, lb RETAIL FRUITS Almond-, Ib Bsnanas. doz .MaiHCA, cranes.. Ib- .20,Y.26 "..6.; 21 m .33 f) 7- .'i, 73 .OS .KM?. 73 .05 IVT.M .1011.50 .73 .KJi.70 i7 J2.:iri?2.20 Jl.3 .50 .t) 25ff).3'l . -13 . I.iff .SO J.1.UOS3.50 51 50 .13 .15 .07 .V-T.I3 SC.nOfr'S.OO .05 .OS 0 .10 .20 .75 .20 51.00 .13 NEW YOUR LIVESTOCK f.'r'ir Yfirk, Mproh 3 BF.jiVKP Perpipti VMOO. ritm "0 moil tu rnthcr prime "iccrs ')M4.40, h ills 57!io.7o: cos . 3. nay to. 4 a. CALVES Ilccolrf- 1.3SM. St"iil;. Wrtls 1S25; culls ?I'. '7; little alien J10CM2. common Troatcrn j-,.75; harniarcl $35f tfl SIIKEU AND LA MBit Receipts 3,300. liteady. SNsep $iSl'-'; call" &'i"; ar MnK flltJilOi lnmbi JI5.50ji20.SO. HOllS Receipts J.7MI. Stendv l.lalll to medium wrists Jill, put" 15. In. I.taw bocJ "ash- S13 CHAMBER OF COMMrRCB QUOTATION!- OX nrTTEB rictcn. Mareh a. nUTTCFv C'Jincry iidnn IV3 creamery timU tiO03c, cn.unory iec.inds 3"t SCu, -toamiry thirds tl"c- d.il.-v hutter SOst 35o: storage entrns iljo. btorBicti 3ri.s K73(lle; ttomgc ni-eaniU 32'5 3.r.c IndUsi Vtj ISe, renovated hutter 3Se. tlOSTO.V nSJTTKK MARKET .30 .11 .isjr.22 70ftfi 15 .13 51.211 i ' , ,'i .13 55 .K .15 .So .70 .S', . IS .35 .35 AXq IS .32a'..-. . ll .n't M .50 . .75 ."JO .J05Tb0 l'un,ibnl t'y th AMocljtert Pret Beitcn. Marsh 3. HUTTKIt Northern c,5SB3Sw, ueulern l4 f'lBc. GlIEEs-B Nr twin, mtrac S04 J31 V4n, firsts i'SijVtSS'.ic sr.w vokk okain a.vu ruonucn cortN .N'niv Yolk, .March .1. ri.OUH Firm, J.3.S50 und No. red :.'.:n 2 ycllor Jl.T2i 'ot and freight wiim: 3.03 cbuNMHAI. Film Tullow, Rrnnulatoit, &3.7303..'S; hlt. runui-itcd, 13.1'ft. RYE Strom;. Vo. 3 wjotcrn il.su r o. b. New York. ilAHI.EY Strung Feo.tinn: tl.nli malting M.0S f. o. b. New YorK, WHEAT Hpot Und nominal f. o. b. stemnrr. CORN Spot firm. No. and No. 2 mixed 11.701! New Yrk IB day shipment OATS Spot ejy. No. 1 white 11.04. LARD Ktrr... Middle West $20 S35r20.03. TALLOW Easy. Spccl.il looce He. COTTON SEED OIL Firm. Prime mm. mer, yellow, iqiot. JlO.Ofi; May f?o27; July 520.52; Oct. 1NJU. Other articles urrh.inK'-d. POTATOES AND (WHUAGES Quiet, Prices unchanged, JIA3V SUOAP. I'iric Centrifugal Jl.'iSfi, Jin- granulated UOlflc Futures closed iiulet and uttmt un changed from yctcrda's cbKlne, SPOT COTTON AND ri'TL'KK.s e New York. Jtpjch 3. Mot cotton steady. .Middling 40.75. Cotton futures uluted. .March as.OSj May 85.RD; July 32..KtlM8i. Ori 30.10, Dec 2'i.ao ClllCAfiO PltOlirOK SIARKKT Chicago. March CORN May $1.4014; July 1.84 OATS March S2Hc: July 7RWc. FOP.IC May $33.60; July $33.10 LARD May SS1.4U. July $2t.0o. WHS May Sis rt". Jul $10 12. Cash uuotitioas. Latent Piiein from (lie Pen of .fudge Wendell I'. Stafford Tho Hon. Wendell P. Stafford tudci of the Columbia district court. Washing ton, n. c., Mhoto home is in St Johnr bury, has written a poem on t"ie Interes Vermonters should take in the suffenn humanity of the Near Kast "ouhtrles I Is in tho customary vigorous Stafford style and ihould ! read by a'' 1 1 rmont ers. Tho poem was . oltelteit by Roland V. Stevens, iltato chairman of the Is'ea Hast Relief, White P.iv r ..unction, to whom contributions In this uorthy iusr should he t,ent. Thn judgo louche." on tho Idea uf auto mobile owners levying a tax ot ij cen' '01 .-acli horse power of their car. bu Stevrr.u will not turn down more III. era! cony ibutioii!:. Tho poem VKRHONTEKS. COM3 DOWN 'By Wendell 1-. Stjftcrd) Oneo more to tne border, VtrmonterJ coinn down! Xot now in jour dfliiraUtna and vrke's ot brown Conio down in your autos' cnio down witli your ciahl With nil tho old peppr and -rurage m ' dash! termout wiw. tne flrt of paw States : 1 jorr.o in When the door was flan open thu 1rf to begin Dn the work the fecessircisr trailers vt out T'"o vork tlvu waa lln'n.t ir M-.ery' , rout. Sho was tipst to abol'sb mat tna.n.j.tefcj In? trudo; She was first to maku Toit.v, turr ir. and give aid; She. gavo tho find blood unto ibcrtj. 1 cause; Sh wa3 flrt to m'ak rreudom tho . iv of her laws. Come on with your chariots, thu Ui th'1 hour To shew by four clving.tha gdgi of jiur power. If the buggy In good und th horse ricebn t talk. Just tell it In dollar!: if dollat h.-i talk. Anil H'h dollarj they need, for what 0 you thtnk Fo;ka living like its upon vietUftfo an I drink cross tho big water .try dyhu? liko flie For .he want of a leaf from tho wad t-a now lies Secure In your weadtd-ukiiu ,,ot it 1 work. Let it feed full the hungry and den It shirk. For money's like tire: it may prove a iv aster; Tlfl a very good lavo but a cer had master. So give It i big steady job to pursue And you'll master your dollars, they wen t master rou WE 1CNOW TH13M Wheto'H that infernal proofra.idft?' ohoutod an Rate man with blood In each yo. "He- certainly would bo right har. to find paw," said the. editor tmeastu "What's hit Sona this time.'" "In nut advertisement for my vulve'ess mot-r ' turned tho second v Into a it"' r .1'" ' -. phU .Xorili. American. .