THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS AND TIMES: THURSDAY, MARCH 11, 1920
Mr. nnd Mrs. Rdward I. Cnnnon arc
tho parents of a son, born March f.
In probato court 'Friday, the will
of Mnry Mnock, late of Burlington, was
Dr. and Mrs. rtohcrt 1j. Mnyhard are
ttio parents of a daughter, horn lit the
Mnry Fletcher hospital March 2.
In the future tho parrel post and gen
eral delivery windows In tho postotlleo
will close ut nine o'clock In tho evening.
Tho canes In United HI at cm court of '
Charles I. IjcBopuf and Carlton 1.
IcHocuf versus the town of Clarendon!
have heen settled. The suits were, for
$3,000 nnd JlO.dOO respectively.
In probale court Tuesday, Thomas O.
Oaul of this city whs appointed admlnls- ,
trator of the estate of John Hontlgllo,
Into of BnrllnKton, with Charles K, Illnck
lid Warren It. Austin, jjjso of this city,
commissioners of the estate.
In prohate rourt Thursday there were
settlements and derrecs In the estates
of Marian do Forest Clark, late of New
Y.ork rlty, nnd Karl C. Morrill, Into of
Burlington. The will of Electa P. Itugg.
lato of Milton, was allowed.
Word has been received of the death of
Joseph, the right-year-old son of Mr,
and Mrs. Walter Bellrose of Watertown,
N. Y following a two weeks' Illness with
pneumonia. Mrs. Bellrose also has been
seriously ill with pneumonia but Is re
covering. In probate court yesterday Trrenee
McCall of Stowe was appointed admin
istrator, with the will annexed, of tho
estate of John B. Elder;, late of Colches
ter, and Frank E. Blgwood and XV. E.
McBrldc, both of Wlnooskl, commis
sioners. Mr. nnd Mrs. Edgar H. Martin are
planning to leave about April 1 for Han
sen, Idaho, where they will make their
home. Mr. and Mrs. Martin came here
from Swanton 27 years ago and have made
many friends, who will with them ev
ery success In their new home.
Word has been received from Mat hew
J. Lawrence who left Burlington March
.Y for Washington, D. C. lie had orders ;
from the surgeon general to proceed to
Park View. Pa., 'where he has a position
In the U. S. P. hospital. Mr. hawronrn
was first aid attendant at the Vermont
Milk Chocolate factory.
On account of the large amount of
work connected with the office of i
treasurer in Burlington Post, No. 2, '
American Legion, Carl Gaskoll, re-1
cently elected treasurer, has resigned I
as chairman of tho finance committee,
and Fred T. Lalng haB been appoint
ed In his place.
At a recent meeting of the board of
trustees of the Fletcher Free Library
Mrs. A. Bt Buell was elected a member
of the board to succeed W. J. Van Pat
ten, deceased. The board was reorganized
as follows: President, Edmund C. Mow
er; secretary', Mrs. A. B. Buell: treasur
er. II. L. Ward.
Reports have been circulated during
the last few days to the effect that an
other storm was on Its way. It was
stated at the weather station last eve
ning that an absolutely rlear weather
map was received. The weather will stay
as it Is to-day and to-morrow, while
Saturday it probably will be still warmer.
Owing to the tie-up in train service be
cause of the storm, a large number or
people spent Saturday and Sunday in Bur
lington, many of them being here for the
Galll-Curcl concert Friday evening and
not able to got back to their homes. The
hotels and other lodging places were well
filled and a large number stayed in pri
Frank Deegan was placed under arrest
Friday morning by Deputy Sheriff
Ravlln for assault on the person of Gerald I
Raymond. In default of bail, placed at
$600, Deegan was lodged in Chittenden ,
county Jail to await trial. Deegan Is j
cnargect with striking Raymond during
an altercation between the two men re
cently In Wlnooskl.
At a meeting7" the Woman's Aux
iliary, hold yesterday afternoon at St.
Paul's parish house, the following dele
gates to the annual meeting of the
Woman's Auxiliary to be held at Rut
land in May were chosen: Mrs. W. W.
Townsend, Mrs. Mary Saunders, Miss
E. yV. D. Lowrey; alternates, Mrs. M, D.
Chittenden, Mrs. J. E. Taggart and
Mrs. R. S. Mansell.
The following officers were elected at
the annual meeting of St. Mary's Court,
No. COS, W. C. O. F., held in their rooms
at 86 Church street, Tuesday evening:
Chief ranger, Mrs. B. Dclancy; vice
chief ranger, Mrs. Eliza Hayes; recorder,
Mrs. Nellie Clark; financial secretary,
Mrs. Josephine Moran; treasurer, Mrs.
Emma Fugere; trustees, Mrs. Mary
Charland, Mns. Clemance Flaherty and
Mrs. Louise Llmoge.
At the annual meeting of the Woman's
Foreign Missionary society of the Meth
odist Episcopal Church, held In the
church parlors yesterday afternoon, the
following officers were elected: Presi
dent, Mrs. F. O. Ockerblad; first vice
president, MrB. J. A. Hamilton; second
vice-president, Mrs. A. S. Isham; secre
tary, Mrs. G. F. Meader; treasurer, Mrs.
F. W. Brown; and corresponding secre
tary, Miss Ada Blair. ,
In probate court Monday Mary A.
Degree of this city was apiioiptcd execu
trix of the will of Almlra Degree, late of
Burlington, while T. E. Hopkins and
Thomas Reeves, also of this city, wero
appointed commissioners and appraisers.
There were settlements and decrees in
the estates of Jane Williams, late of
Charlotte, Thomas Mongeon, late of Wl
nooskl, Laura J. Cheney, late of Burling
ton, and Alma F. Walkor, late of Bur
lington, The embargo on the Boston & .Maine
railroad which has been in effect for
more than three weeks was lifted Tues
day. This Includes the St. JoTinsbury &
Lake Champlaln railroad and will mean
a lot to the shippers In Burlington as
freight has accumulated to a large
amount and the embargo has really
worked a hardship In many quarters. The
local office of the Central Vermont lias
received word that shipments may be
taken In carload lots r less.
Josoph T. Stearns Is numed In tho leg
Islatlvo manual of the New York
State Assembly as legislative counsel for
tho Lawyers Title & Trust company of
New York city. Mr. Stearns was former
ly In tho practice of law In Burlington
nnd latterly tho Judge of the municipal
court. He moved to New Yoik about a
year ago and has slnco been admitted to
the practice of law in that State and Is
now connected with one of tho biggest
law firm's of New York city.
Tho Rev. Joel II. Metcalf for ten years
pastor of tho Unitarian Church In this
city, who has Just resigned the pastorato
of the Winchester, Mass., Unitarian
Church, will sail from New York next
Saturday on tho steamer Baltic, having
been selected as one of the commission
of three to earry physical aid and moral
encouragement to Unitarian Churches In
Transylvania, Mrs. Metcalf ana Miss
Racimel Metcalf will Join Mr. Metcalf
In Franco during the summer.
Tne alumnae of Mt'. Imlyoko College
of the city and State will bo saddened to
hear of the partial dcstuctlon by fire of
Hafford hall last Monday morning. This
comes unfortunately at tho beginning of
tho 13,000,000 drive. On Friday, Miss Alfa
I VAN Beprotected.Tk E
Itlme and do not gamble with your M
health. Uiedover 4V years In treating
'cough, colds and allied complaint. M
Inrl4r buy In Lrf til 01
Montreal D. WATSON CO., New York ,
i i i n
Chalmers of Rutland, of the executive
committee, was in conference with' tho
Ilnlyoke ntumnao In this city. Miss Kuth
crlne Worcester Is tho member from Bur
lington on tho executive committee and
chairman for the northwest section of thn
K. H. Rashaw, who has been fo,' the
past three years associated with the Es
. " " I
sex Munfacturlng company as cutter and J
foreman, complotcd his work there Tues
day night and began work yesterday
as sucorlntcndent of the manufacturing
end of the overgalter business for the
Perfection Overgalter company. Mr.
Bashaw was surprised Tuesday morn
ing by tho presentation of a gift from
the employes of tho Essex company In
the form of a watch chain nnd K. of P.
rharm, engraved on the back with his
Th" annual meeting of B. P. O. E
No. 816 was held Friday evening, when
the following officers were elected:
Exalted ruler, B, J. Roynton; esteemed
leading knight, E. M. Horton; esteemed
loyal knight, Harry A. Butler; es
teemed lecturing knight, Howard S.
Crane: secretary, H. T. Bacon; treas
urer, Paul Chnmborlln; trustee, John
M. Carroll; tyler, Harry W. Chase;
delegate to the national grand lodge,
F. I j. Llnsenmolr; alternate. Dr. J. D.
Tanner. The district deputy grand ex
alted ruler, Luclnn S. Trudel, made
his official visit.
Edward Lutulllpc, who was recently
arrested on a charge of non-support,
ph-aded guilty to adultery, In city court
yesterday before Judge J. P. Ladd, He
was sentenced to not less than two nor
more than three years In tho State prison h v- 1- ' .7, ' "Vea m Wnlte"
nt Windsor, hill una .,1,! Iithn l,nndq'.na"'. N' unt" tho denth of her hus-
fo the probation onicer. one of tho
dltlons of his parole being that he pay
$16 per week to the support of his wife
ri oi ms who
nnd six children.
Tho au hor t es havo
hi. K.,fn, . ,
him before on the
hail trouble with him before on
charge of non-support. A failure to pay
this money to Poormastcr Dclancy as
trustee means that he will go to prison
for a long term.
There were 40 deaths In Burlington
during the month of February and of
this number 18, or nearly one-half, occur
red from pneumonia and bronchitis. The
month had an exceedingly hlnh death
rate and a number of old people passed
away. There were four to die In tho
SO's and seven In the 70's. Pneumonia, i
however, took ort more than tho usual
number of people In middle life. The
other causes of death were principally
congenital weakness among infants and
arterial and heart trouble among the
older people. One death was from acci
dental causes. There were no deaths
from contagious diseases unless pneu
monia is considered one.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Tobey of 147 Loomis
street were very pleasantly surprised
Monday evening when their friends ten-
(lercd them a farewell party at their ot the Rev. Clifford H. Smith of New York,
home. Mr. Tobey has been assistant and Clara C. Votey, a teacher in tho pub
superintendent of tho eastern district of c schools of Detroit, with whom she
tho Atlantic & Pacific tea stores for some made her home. She also leaves a sister,
time and loaves soon for Sprlngtleld, Mrs. Joseph A. Bowen of Fall River!
Mass,, to take up a new position with Mass. The burial was at Fall River, Mrs.
tho same company. Ho will have entire , Votey's native city.
charge of 43 stores In the city of Spring- ,
field. In behalf of the A. & P. managers Mr. .Mnry Tromhler
,n!Ch,; .:Ce"!!"r! - M?J7. Trombley died at five
" 7. . K . " . '.' """"o'clock Friday afternoon at hur
some gold watch nnd clialn. The many
friends of Mr. and Mrs. Tobey wish them
all good luck in their new home.
The marriage of Laura C. Brown,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John II. Brown,
and Sergeant Edward Ballantine nf thelm,rc Monday morning and the body
quartermaster department at Fort Ethan
Allen, took plnce at the home of the
bride's sister, Mrs. Charles Tetzloff, .',9
Lakeside avenue, at three o'clock Mon
day afternoon. The Rev. .Iamcn S. Braker
officiated. The ceremony was witnessed
by relatives and friends of the bride. Sup
per was served at tho home of the bride's
parents, C3 Lakeside avenue, and an en
joyable evening was spent by a large
gathering. The couple received many
beautiful gifts, such as sliver, linen, cut
glass and gold pieces. Mr. and Mrs,
Ballantine will teslde at S3 Lakeside
Mrs. Julius Roland of North Winooskl
nvenue has gone to Cohoes, N. Y where
she was called by the death of her
brother, Peter LaMar, an old time min
strel man. and vaudeville performer and
considered one of tho greatest yodlers
who ever stepped on to the American
stnge. He had made more than HO
records for the Edison people and was
known from coast to coast. LaMar went
on the stage, when "16 years of age, about
a half century ago, and had only com
pleted a performance at a theatre when
he dropped dead on the stroet of heart
failure. He was with all the old-time
minstrel shows and knew tho stars of
50 years ngo Intimately. He was with
Dockstador, Primrose & West, Al G.
Fields and nil tho rest, lie appeared once
In Burlington about ten years ago.
Charles Desoutello was sentenced to not
less than four nor more than six months'
Imprisonment Monday In city court by
Judge J. P. Iidd. Desoutello Is an in
mate of tho poor farm and wan accused
of striking two of the old men out there.
Tlte charge was breach of the' peace and
he pleaded not guilty. According to his
slory, the two men, Thomas Monack and
another man over 70 got Into a wrangle
In tho middle of the night and started' to
light. The other sldo of the story Is
that he got mad because ono of them
turned on the light In the room In which
tho three sleep, and he knocked one
over a chair and handled the other
severely. lie Is only about 40 years of
age nnd appears to be a man in good
heslth, hut he Fays he has numb spells
which prevont him from working,
Tho "hello" girls at the local telephone
ofllce were kept on the rush, through Sat
ui day and Sunday taking care of the unu
sually Inrgo number of calls which came
In, With a force crippled by Illness and,
worKlng ovortlmo, good service wns main
tained throughout tho storm period nnd
the 2-1 hours which followed. Hundreds
ot calls to thn depot to find out when
trains would run; messages by employes
to their employers, saying that they would
not be able to get to their work; long
distance calls from people who wero
stranded In Burlington on account of the
cetsatlon of trnln service, orders from
snowcd-ln housewives to groceries ami
markets; all theso "were handled 'by tho
"hello" girls with eniclency. Without
this telephone service, the storm would
havu brought almost unbearable condl
tlons. As It was, people found that they
could remain In thelrown homes and get
along very nicely by lmply taking down
their receiver and doing their business
over tho wire.
Mrs, Ituldnh Heat-trick
Mrs. Hilda Phelps Uostwlck, widow of
UCOrgO H. BOStwIck ill ml nl hot. lintvin nt
24 Monroe street, Friday evening, Aged 83
years. Mrs. BostwIck was born In South
Hef0 an' came to Burlington CO years ago
and has lived here ever since. She Is
survived by fV6 daughters and two sons,
Mrs. L. O. Brookes of Colorado Springs,
Col, Mrs. L. Edwards of Syracuse, N,
,, MISS CoHnlhn TlOHWlHt nf llnrfrorrt
eunn., mrs. L. Emerson and Mrs. Arnold 'lr- m cl1'" "vo daughters. Mrs.
.Hathaway of this city, and Lucius A. I Frank C. Allnrd nnd Mrs. Albert Best
Uostwlck and Edward P. BostwIck ofiot Wlnooskl; the Misses Edith, Eslclle
Burlington. , and Katherlnn Lavalky of this city; and
The funeral was held nt her Into home
Tuesday afternoon, with burial In Elm-'
wooti nvcnuo ccmctory.
Thomas Mann, a resident of Burling
ton for fi7 years, died nt his home, 111
Muplo street, ut seven o'clock Friday
morning nfter a four days' Illness follow
Ins n shock. Mr. Mann was born In Lim
erick, Ire., 87 years ago and came to this
country and Burlington in 18fi3. For more
than "0 years ho was engaged In the liv
ery business In this city. He Is survived
by two daughtora, Elizabeth and Mar
garet, both cf this city. Ur. was a mom-
ner of St. Mary's Cathedral and cf tho
".jw vnvilVIJUl, at 1 1 VI v
Holy Name sc.elety of tho Cathedral.
Tiie runeral was hold at St. Mcry'a
Cathedrnl Sunday af'.o:n-x.n at two o'clock
with burial In 8t. Josept's cemetery.
Minn Ellin II, Brown
Miss Ellis, H. Brown d led Friday
morning at t, home of Mrs. Edward
Marietta, 51 Intervale avenue, where she
had been cred for during a long Illness.
Miss Brown was In her 80th year. She
was the sister of the late N. K. Brown
and the lato Frank Brown. For nearly 40
years she with her mother kept the well
known boarding house on the corner of
Pine and College streets.
The funeral was held at tho funeral
parlors of Corbln, Fryo & Morin Monday
afternoon and tho body was placed In
the vault at Lake View cemetery to await
burial in the spring at Watcrbury.
Mm. Ellcm 8. Loom In
Mrs. Eliza S. Loomis died at the home
of her daughter, Mrs. Georgo Ripley, In
J.'oultney Friday. She was 77 years
Mrs, Loomis had a small circle of friends
In Burlington, where she had spent a part
of her time during the past four years.
She was born in Joncsvllle. Mich.. March
31. 1843. was married to Henry L. Loomis.
con-'P?' w.hl.ch "urre.I December 20. 1915,
j his death breaking up the home In Whlte-
i hall, Slnco then Mrs. Loomis has made
hnr hmT11 ,,, . . ...
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George H. Ripley, of Poultney, George H.
f --,.,., M ,. . '.,,
The funeral service and Interment took
place In Poultney Sunday afternoon.
Mm. Chnrlra A. Votey
Mrs. Lucy Corey Votey, wife of the late
Rev. Charles A. Votey, died suddenly at
her home In Detroit, Mich., on Sunday,
February 29. From 1873 to 1891 she lived
in Vermont and endeared herself to
large number of friends in
ts Dastor of
which her husband; served as
the Baptist Church
As West Brattleboro, East Charlotte,
Shaftsbury, Fairfax and Windham she
Interested herself heartily in the work
of the churches and was unsparing of her
self in efforts for the welfare of tho peo
ple around her.
She is survived by three sons, Edwin
S. Votey, vice-president of the Aeolian
company of New York, Dean J. W. Votey
of University of Vermont and Dr. Frank
A. Votey of Grand Rapids, Mich., also
hv two dmichtr Xfnrthn T.
home at 87 North avenue at the ace
of 57 years. She is survived by two
daughters, Jennie and Clara and one
son. Frank, all of this city.
The funeral was held at St. Joseph's
was placed In the vault at St. Fhancls
Xavler cemetery in Winooskl for burial
In the spring.
Hiihrrt H. Ash
Hubert S. Ash died Friday night at the
Fanny Allen hospital affcr a few days'
illness with pneumonia following influen
za. The funeral was held Wednesday
morning at 10:30 o'clock at St. Cfctho Ine s
Church in Shelburne. The Vuilal was
In the cemetery in Sholbuine.
Mr. Ash was 17 years, of ug, the son
.of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Ash of Shelbutne.
He was born In lone, Oregon.
March 18. J03. He leaves,' besides ,n par
ents, one brother, Bernard A., of Shel
burne,. and a sister, Mrs. Wlllja.m f herl
dan, Jr., of 117 Bank steeet, Burlington.
At the time he was taken 111 he was a
student at St. Michael's College
Mrs. Ollrln :ir.n
Mis. O'lvla Glroux, widow of the' late
Philip Glroux, died Saturday night of
organic hvirt trouble nt the residence
of her niece, Mrs. II. E. Beaupre, 57 In
terval .venuo. She was 77 years ol nnd
Is survi-ed by two step-children. Mrs. K.
L. Matheson of Chicago nnd George P.
Glroux of Burlington, nnd by two sis
ters, Mrs. Holen C-ipeau of Boston and
Mrs. Joseph Martin of New York,
The funeral wns held Tuesday
motnlng at nine o'clock from St. Jo
seph's Church, with burial n Mt. Calvary
Muter -lry De Pacal
Sister Mary DeHarzl 'died Saturday
noon at St. Mary's Academy, where sho
had lived for about threo years She
wns born In Quechee. Her name, bfor
she took the veil, was May Gardner.
Both her parents are dead, but she Is
survived by two sisters and one broth
er, one of the sister's nnd ono brother
living In Quechee, while the other sister
lives In Syracuse. N. Y. The funeral
was held from St. Mary's Cathedral
Monday morning at nine o'clock.
J. M. Safford of this city received word
Sunday of the death at tho Soldiers'
Home In Bennington. Saturday, of Ja
cob Robinson, who went there from this
city about three weeks ago. The 'body
was brought to Burlington, and the
funeral services wero held from the
undertaking parlors of Corbln, Frye &
Morln yesterday afternoon. Tho body
was placed In tho vault at Lako cemetery.
Mr, Robinson was In his eighties and
spent practically all of his llfo in Bur
lington, He Is survived by one son,
Frnnk Robinson, of 26 Chorry street,
nnd by one daughter, Mrs. Wcller, of
Mnlone, N. Y. Mr. Robinson served In
the Civil war as a member of company
F., 8th Vermont Infantry. He was a
member of Stannard Post, O. A, R,
Mr. Joseph Lavallry
Mrs. Emma (Peppln) Lavalley, wife of
Joseph Lavalley of 37 Decatur stroet dlpd
at two o'clock Sunday morning of compli
cations. Sho had been In III health for the
past two years, but up to last fall sho
had been ablo to bo about tho house, and
for tho last nine weeks aha waa confined
to her bed. Mrs. Lavalley was born In this
city February in, ISfiO, thn daughter of Mr.
and Mm. Frank I'cppln, and was educated
In the parochial schools. On Mny 19, 1879,
she was married to Mr. Lavalley by tho
Rev. Father Clnaroc of St. Joseph's
Church. She wns a devoted mother nnd
enjoyed having her children around her.
taking pleasures In their pleasures and
sharing their sorrows. During her Illness
she was a patient sufferer, never com
plaining about her troubles. Besides her
husband, she leaves eight children. They
are three sons, Theophllc of Shelburnc
Harbor; Frnnk of Troy, N. V,, and Joseph
'our grandchildren. She Is nlso survived
"V lwo sisters, Mrs. Minnie Klrby of
Wlnooskl and Mrs. Clement Dague of
Port Kent, N. V. The funeral was held
at St. Joseph's Church at eight o'clock
Wednesday morning nnd the body was
placed In tho vault nt Mt. Calvnry ccmu
tcry. Brig-Urn. X. !. .Inrrlyn
flrlg.-Gen. Stephen Perry Jocelyn, U. S.
A., retired, died Monday morning about
10:30 o'clock of heart failure, at his resi
dence at 82 Summit street, nflor an III-nc.-js
throughout the winter.
General Jocelyn wns born In Browning
ton, Vt on March 1, 113, bMng the son
of William and Abigail Nlms (Wilder)
-Vjovyn. Ho received his education at
Barton Academy, Barton, and entorcd tho
United Slati.s military service In J8K3,
serving a a lieutenant of volunteers
throughout the Civil War. He took part
In the operations before Richmond, Va
and was presont at the occupation of that
city on April 3, 186.".
He entored the regular irmy as lieu
tenant of tho th Infantry in 1866, bvng
promoted to the rank of ca-ialn In i874
In the same regiment, and serving in the
same position In the Slst Infantry, until
1897, when he was appointed major of tho
19th Infantry. He had rr-svlously re
ceived tho brevet rank of major "for
conspicuous goMaMrj-' In the Nez Perce
Indian campaign in '-S77.
In 1899 he was promoted to lieutenant
colonel of the U.h :nlitntry, serving In
that position and on he treneral staff
until 1906, when he was appointed
brigadier-general. He se' od In tho Philip
pines In 1W, and again In 1903. command
ing In the Island of Samar. From l;OI to
1900, the period embracing Ir.iportant work
of the army Incident to tr.c earthquake
and Ore In San Francisco In tho latter
year, he was on duty In that city as chief
of staff of the Pacific division, being later
assigned to command of the department
General Jocelyn retired from active
service on March 1, 1907.
He was a member of the Military Order
of the Loyal Legion, the Society of
Colonial Wars, and the Buffalo (New
York) Historical society, besides the
Army and Navy clubs, of New York, and
Washington, D. C, nnd the Algonquin
club of Burlington.
He married at St. Louis, February 2,
1RS6, Mary Chamberlain Edgell, and they
ha-e three children, Captain Stephen
Perry Jocelyn, Jr., recently returned from
France. Mrs. Julian Clark of Burlington
and South Carolina, and Mrs. William I.
Westervclt of Watcrvllct Arsenal. N. Y.
tne runeral was held at his late home
'VPStc"iay nf,ernon the body wns
,akcn to Arlington cemetery In Virginia
Mm. George Burdett
Mrs. Carrie Stannard Burdett. wife
of Oeorgo Burdett, died at ono o'clock
Monday afternoon at her home at 249
South Champlaln stroet of pneumonia
following a five days' illness. She was
21 years old. Besides her husband she
Is survived by one daughter, Eliza
beth A aged 18 months; by her mother
and father, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stan
nard; by four sisters, MrB. Agnus
Moody, Miss Bernadctte Stannard. Miss
Margaret Stannard and SIlss Geraldine
Stannard; and by six brothers, Charles,
Jr., Peter, Augustus. John, Harold and
Henry, nil of this city.
The funeral will be held at St. Mary's
Cathedral this morning.
t Mrs. Alonzn Htrarna
Mis. Alonzo Stearns died at mid-night
Tuesday at her home. C2 Lnfountuin
street. She Is survived by four sons: Frank
of Mlddlebury, Burton of Jeffersonville.
Arthur of this city and Howard of Hunt
ington, and two sisters, Mrs. Lucy Jack
man of Charlotte and Mrs. F. M. Hub
bell of Ferrlsburg. The deceased has been
a resident of this city about three years
She was a life long member of tho Bap
Tho funeral will be held at her late
homo to-morrow afternoon ut 2:30 o'clock,
anil the body will bo pla.vd hi tho vnult
at Lake View cemetery,
Mr. Alice A. Mpounrr
Mrs. AlLvs A. Spooncr of E.st I'ltts
I'crd died yesterday at a local institu
tion, .the body helm, removed to t'.o
funeral parlors of Corbln, Frye &
Morin. Sho Is surrlvnl iy her husband
. nd four -children. The body will bo
taken -.o-day to Rvtlr.id 'it the fu
neral and intermont.
The funeral of Joseph fc'nckol, ho
died Tudny In Newport, wns held at
the Archibald street aynagogue yester
day alternoon, Rabbi H. wi Sacks of
ficiating. Burial was in the Hebrew
cemetery In South Burllr.gton. Mr.
Skckol had ben III but seven days
with broncho-pneumonia. He was born
In Russia 33 years i-go anC was an
Upholsterer by trade. He ts survived by
his wife, Mrs. Sarah Siu-kot, and two
tons, Isaac and Scidel.
M!a Itrtlhrrlne McCmrrej-
Miss Kathorine McCaffrey, tho 12-year-oM
(laughter of J. Il, McCaffrey, died
In Boston Monday. The body was
brought to Burlington, and tho funia:
held ot tho hpro of Mrr. McCaffrey's
fclsicr, Mrs. ChiuJi-8 Bashaw of 31 North
Wlnoifkt avenue, e .tci ! "lornlnK,
with burial in St. ,h'.-, cemotery.
Sirl. .1. II. Onraa
Sergeant .lames H. Owens, red 37
years. In charge of the commlfsa-y de
partment at Fort Ethan Allon. died Sat
urday morning at ono o'clock, at the Pt.st
of pneumonia, following Influenza. . Ho
leaves his wife, who Is recovering now
from nn attack of pneumonia, and mm
daughter. 8ergant OwonVwas woll known
In Burlington, and was a 33rd degree Ma
son. GOOD POULTRY ruo.M .MOMiREL
Noteworthy success Is reported by
tho United States department of ngrl
culturo In grnding up mongrel flocks
of poultry by the continued uso of
mates of pure breeding, Dqrlng tho fis
cal year, necordlng to a statement of
the bureau of animal Industry, tho
third generation 0f Barred Plymouth
Rock grades showed marked uniform
ity In color and type, and White- Ply
mouth Rock grades showed much Im
provement, but did not all conio pure
white In color. In both kinds of grades
Individuals occurred which so closely
resembled stock of puro breeding that
it was Impossible to tell tho dlfferonco
by their appearance.
A secretary's salary Is not large, but a
man may now accept a Cublnet position
without feeling that his term of olllco will
necessarily bo so long as to Involvo
extraordinary pecuniary saorinco, Wash
VERMONT AERO CLUB
AND ENGINEERS MEET
Two Organizations Hold Busi
ness Sessions and Then Unite
to Listen to Interesting Ad
dresses in Which the Future
of Aviation isVicturcd
Tho Joint meetings of the Aero club of
Vermont and the Vermont Society of En
gineers u-Hiri held yesterday In this city.
Tlicro wirs n good nttendanco from ul!
parts nf tho Slate nnd both organizations
worked hard. The Aero club put In its
work toward landing places In Vermont
as tho Initial step toward Introducing
aviation on a large scale and the speakers
created much cnthuslnsm while the en
gineers nttended to their part of the pro
gram by disposing of bniilness and deal
ing with tho many problems which con
front them In th!r work.
In the morning tho engineers held a bus
iness meeting In tho roof garden of tho
Hotel Vonnont at which Prof. J. V.
Votey of this city was edited president
to I'Uccood C. F. Purlnptoj. Guy R. Vnr
nuin of Bnvre wns elected vice-president;
Gnorge Red of Montpoller, secretary; T.
V Dlx of Burlington, treasurer; and
!'. N, Swilt of Mlddlebury u member of
do loan! of SIrcctora. The Aero club held
an Informal meeting In the dining room
it tho Van Ness hotel,
In the aftumoon a Jol.it session, which
had nn nttendanco wnlch filled tho roof
garden of the Hotel Vermont, was held.
lit waa hero that tho progress mudo in
flying was rually brought home to thn
laudlcnco and do fact that It Is an Im
portant ireans of transpirtatlon Impress
ed on them. Tie rpeokers wsro all inter
esting because they dealt with the eito
Htlon us It exists to-day
President James Ilurlness f the Aero
club presided and before introducing the
first sponker apol e on the importance of
'. eryone's keeping an eye out for suita
ble landing places In Vermont." Tho d!t
eovery of ono should bo followed up by
reporting It to the club secretary, Jamo?
P Taylor ot Burlington, i
Col. O. C. Brnnt, fortnorly stationed at
Fort Ethan Allen In tho cavalry nnd now
department air service officer of the east
ern department at Fort Schuyler. N. Y
was the first speaker. Colonel Brant said
In opening that the principal trouble with
most people was that they wanted to see
ships sailing through the air before they
wero willing to take steps toward pro
curing landing places, and of course that
can never be, any more than trains can
be run before the rails nre laid. It Is Just
as ecessary to provide air harbors as It
Is to provide harbors for shjps. Already,
flying has begun In Vermont, nnd ho
mentioned tho work being done by Cap
tain II. E. Stlckney of Bellows Falls.
"The progress made In army aviation
will largely depend on tho advance made
by commercial aviation. Ono of the first
things to consider will be well-defined
aerial routes, nnd these must be dotted
with landing places. Any aviator wltl tell
you that he Is safe so long as his motor
works. But In an emergency, when tho
motor stops, ho begins to look around for
a place to get down, with a reasonable
expectation of getting down alive. In
other sections of the country fields are be
ing obtained on every hand and already
some good routes havo been provided."
Colonel Brant said that Burlington was
situated on the only route north from
New York to Canada. It Is a good route
up the Hudson, over Lako George and
Lake Champlaln and In nearly every oth
er route thextopography of the country
Is bad with forests, mountains, etc. All
that Is needed along here Is suitable land
In bringing home to his bearers the
Importance of getting in early on thn
aviation program. Colonel Brant said:
"Every refinement In the method of
transportation tends toward speed. The
saving of time Is the big object every
where. It Is shown In the construction of
automobiles and other means of trans
portation. When it comes to this, air
transportation is the speediest method
ever invented by man. It Is only a two
hours' run from Burlington to New York
and at the prosent time air locomotion Is
as safe as land locomotion. There are 1
accidents In the services which have been
Inaugurated for commercial purposes.
"During the war safety was sacrificed
to speed and manoeuvring qualities, but
now the machines are being mnde heavier
and safer. Tho Liberty motor generated
a horse power to every two pounds of
weight but this Is not necessry now. Ms
chines are being operated which carry 12
i.aasengers with a prfect degree of safety,
no accidents having yet occurred to
them." Colo el Brnnt n? sured tho peo
ple thero that they ere safer going 100
miles nn hour in the litr thnn they wero
going 30 miles nn hour on earth, for If
anything broke en the nutomoblle they
were pretty Mire to get huit. He made it
plain that by providing landing places
rcw and thus jetting established in the
nlr traffic a munlc'pallty wns only doing
Itself a service.
Lltut. H. W. Corbln of Fouth Hero
said that he knew of people 'n New York
who wore anxious and pL-nning now to
spond their vacations In an nlrplnne trip,
but they could only go where thero were
lending places. They are not coming to
Vermont because thero is no vroYti'on
made for them. The whole 3Urcess of Ver
mont In this direction depends on getting
places wb.iro aviators can land safely.
Captain II. E. S'.lckncy of Lud'ow, who
has throe Ge.Tnaus to his credit, was
coiled on by Mr. Hardest-. He told of
tho progress modo in Sprtngflo'.d now.
Thorn nr.- three planes tho.-o'nnl a good
field. A flying school will bo opened soon.
Late;, a our of tho State- will bo made
by nlr.'Thn machines will remain In dif
ferent localities for ,-, Meek or more :id
educate th" people to the fact that ntr- j
pianos really n: and are usaful. Tlioy
will lako up piiSsongcrs. Ho had some
s'.r.tepjonts to show tho dependability of
mo ir service, Already r.'.ooo.ujo pieces
of mall hn.va been carried by a'.r, st a
mail ncrccntBh'a of tho cist of carrying
teem by rail. Ho told of the plan for In
augurating a passenger service botvvn
New York and Chicago, where passengers
can be1 tnken for $18 each. There aro at
present time 320 air .planes operated by
private enterprises In Nebraska, and
about 300 out of Chicago. Tho Middle
West Is waking im to tho possibilities of
acrlu! service and7s passing the East for
tho reason that nature provides better
landing places in that section of tho
James P. Taylor spoko fnr a few min
utes and urged on all tho importance of
every man's going back homo resolved
to havo his community beenmo Interested
In securing a landing place. Information
was given out as to what tho essential
qualltles to a good landing field arc. Al
ready, men uro taking up flying hero,
nnd It Is right that places be provided
for them to land In an emorgency.
Colonel Brant, when asked mom In do
tall whnt wns required for a field, said
that a runway of at least 1,500 feet ought
to be provided.
The government specifications provide
for 1,800 feet. In France the men landed
In smaller fields. Ho told of tho field In
Albany, N. Y., which has been found to
be too small and has been abandoned for
another after about $10,000 had been spent
on It, Tim obstacles nn proporty about
It make lots of difference
If a place Is found It is dosirabla that
It be secured at once beforo any buildings
SPRING DISPLAY OF
OETTT WALES DRESSES for women
leproent the wic?.e-sprcad desire of
those who have passsed dcbufcmte ak
to preserve as long as po&uible the lines
of girlhood How successfuJ BETTY
WALES designs are in rhis re: pec i. ou
can best judge by an inspection of the
Spring models we are now snowhvj
Wwnefi, 34 tn 44? MIses; 14 te 20
BETTY WALES DRESSES ARE SOLD
ONLY IN THIS STORE.
A Special Shoiving of 1 '
Wool Plaids tor Skirts -
Priced $5.50 and $6.50 yd.
They are the fashionable 54 inch plaids for plain or plaited
skirts in handsome checks and medium and large plaids in
cluding all the leading color combinations as well as the
popular black and white effects.
Also the 48 in. striped skirtings with plaid border that arc
It requires but a yard to a yard and a half for plain skirts
and two and a quarter yards for plaited skirts. So one can see
the economy of purchasing these plaids at $5.5Q and $6.50 per
Phoenix Silk Hosiery
for Women $1.80 and $2.75 pr. v
Phoenix Silk Hosiery has no equal for wearing qualities,
heavy pure silk with lisle garter tops, extra reinforced heel
and toe, black, taupe and brown. Full fashion $2.75 pair. Mock
seam $1.80 pair.
or other objectionable features are con
structed on 11. Tho Ideal way would be
for a spot to bo provided every SO miles,
as an aviator can coast that distance or
dinarily. It was suggested that the fields
be named after the heroes who gave ;helr
lives In the air service during the war,
and Colonel Brant mentioned i.!eutnnnt
Hamilton of Burlington. There are mnn
ri these who went from Vermont and sonio
of them wero numed. After the Impor
tance of Inndlng places had been drilled
Into the hearers heads In nn interesting
manner for aboi't two hours, it was
U'Oght thit the rooting had accomplished
Its purpose and k was adjourned until
evening. A fenfire of thi "meeting was
ihe reading of on original noum by Vercy
O. S.nlth of Montpe'.ler, who dealt w'h
'.fro epAlenu of a oulc'.-bo aviator
1'ollowlng tc jelnt sislon the onQluefm J
went Into session ".r.J llstenjd to '.".n re
ports of offlcern nnd tho uonimlt.cn ?;i
f.ubl'.i; poi'.cy, roads ajid .'nverr.ei'.-ij, pav
er development and mo''nanlca. nni
electrlca' science, ralhonds nnd rtr.'e
tnrul "nglntTlniT, nanltntlon eu-.' puMlc
hea.,Ji, and natu.'nl icsou'cs.
llinalmtf-d Talk hy Colnnel nr.'mt in
Itrrelnsmrnt of. the All -Man."-
At 0.30 o clock niembc.-n of t!,o two
organizations ha"! Oltir.c at tho llotol
Vermont, n long table In ho cer'er of
tho dining room accornmosJutlng "about ,
Colonel Itrnnt funilshd excellent o,i-,
tertnlnmcnt and Instruction nt the oe- i
ning session with his Illustrated talk cn
the development of tJrplanes. Although
ho stated thai ho was not an engim c", j
he showed a great knowledge of lib; sub
ject. The development of th iilrplanc wah
shown from tho early days of tho inven
tion of the parachute to tho present
freight and passenger carrying innchlnt-s,
which Colonel Hrant Insists aro about
the safest means of transportation, or
-not nn accident to them has et bean
chronicled, Incidentally, the speaker told
of somo of the bandlcapti with which the
air sorvlco won obliged to contend nt tho
opening of the war. when tho United
States had nothing. Me said that ot
course many mistakes hnd been mailu and
that with nothing to go by she cnglneuru
wero wild In some of their promises. Tho
personnel, however, was magnificent, as
was shown by the Tact that nearly four
times as many German machines wcio
downed yy Americans as wero Inbt by
Oolonel IHnnt gives the Wrights Cm
credit for tho first real nlr plane 'op
passenger uo. Itc told of the many win
had glvonAhelr lives la cxperlniontln;r
with the machines, soma like Luugley, I
m mnj-nmranCTaii . i
TOAD! MAIIK ma.
U.S. PAT. Of I".
who had the right principle but died .wlth-A
urn. Knowing iney were successful be
cause of .tome miner faults. The speaker
gave much Information on 'he problems
of !wlutjon and dealt extensively with
the photographing ond. Ho also told soma
wry interesting tilings which had been
ni'cnmpllshr-d In the last vear or more..
To his m'.nd the wlrtltcs telephont wat
as remarkable as any. On th Af-JxjiAn
b.-r-b'r nt t!. present time, ;i(rnlamli are
do'iig i o .vout service nnd tele ticnlnif
their lnfnrmii'!i!i to stations rlg..t away,
WltfMn tvo weeks a masago luu? t-'pa
te'ophoned V. miles iy wireless. In the
old davu It vns impossible ot M- with,
a "ia.ii in the air but now 'he e i Pt
such thing as rettii.!,- out uf omniit:)'.ce
tlon. O'ders ,irn glvvi- and tho off mart
rre he much 1n touch and vnt ,-uoro so
than are thv. truops on tra Votinc' .Thr-1
y-nrj ign tl-u mtn In th r.unc n..vh,n
.r.ro R.'i-9l!lnK nch othnr ThT. -vevi
Ti.nnv ot!-M thnvii which vjrj bn.-lffb.:
up. nceli as I'." Liberty motor, which l2i
coion-l te!!ve:i n. it.-.s'.tcJtlj K plulcd
lor 1-ndl-g pined fine! felt sui- uxat tbo
rnoto' ;r,v,l would b. hre Ir lio tbJ
II:;' tb'i-rj or four ,vtrt pnd!ct"1 t? many,
.til they wo".' 's a plnce to land. In' nil
V.'.":'. uoi.g of H-eton, pi-ilrtn" ol
lineirntloiui! Air Craft Cor-jor&'lo.-' who
was to nrrlvo and give some exhibition
IliiThip, w Jtis-ble to ge or- boM-BO
his l-.M-hlnn wMch was in N 'vt CIC
was '..tic'tsii in tho way ti If.' avtatlon.
Item ui ; sr.ow bhiiit.
CORNELL MEN ORGANIZE
l.iicnl I'ornrMtnnn Mi-el n llofrl r
nimil In Meii:l-(V)iluiiliil Ciiiispnir.ri
O'irncll Uiilvr-ivity. lll.e vo n,i'y otlur
Institution: In the rountry. .i t i'.((jig to
raise an endowment 'und c, f (n,KO.
Chnrlcv A, M-troli of xlt.sto:i. M-cTOi.-.tY
of the J.'ew K'igl.iiid Trgirir.ui'ni, uot
with tlui IlnMton (Juraoillans i.t io Infor
mal luiu'ii t the Hotel Vonnont ;-itcr-
lay for tho purpern of cirrying ou tho
work of tho Sm.f."ntrnr,ial Kin'ownicnt
usMir latinii. S'lTu'ury Mar-h told t?f tho
pmifMs.- of tho ifo-k In oilier part of
New Kngland, showing grailfvlng results,
lln 1.-01 thorouirhiy Inlu tuui;l: wit;' tho
Tbi-o pri's.'iu Irnm differed O'jvncll
rlass-.-s, In addition to the olleers,- .vow
I'rof George O. tlroat. 15U1, i'rof (' II.
liurrows, isw-ttHXl, Prof .r. )1. C'.immlngs,
WJ, l'rof. Thomas Ur.niiec, i;t, rrof,
H. , Kllt-nberger, l!Ha Mi. and P.
Allen, Ifilrt, luii' of ti n -ollisii if Medlflue.
The Statu rhalifinr is ,i I : auth'wlrk,
'S3, and me thnlrtuar. for t .'.inieii
county, 11 U, MeM"ll(ii rH Sei-.ttarr
-Mnrsh, t l.r is of the clans cf "'.V', will
5 old a i. mllnr ineetinj with the Oo-nel-Hans
in Uut'und to-uay,
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