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THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS AND TIMES: THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 1920.
-Among guests nt the homo of Mr. and
Mrft. Allen Fogg In Danvcrs, Stass., over
the week-find worn tho Stlsses Jutla Shlp
man and Annlo Dorothy Palmer of this
place, both of whom nro now In Boston.
Mr. and Mrs. Fogg wcro former residents
hern. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Smith who
haVo been guests of Mrs. Smith's sister,
Mi's. .T. P. Shlpman, left yesterday for
tfnflcld, N. H. Miss Wright of rtochester,
N Y la In charge of tho domestic scl
mco department of tho high school. A
laughter was horn Monday to Mr. and
Mrs. Lewis Welch of Duxhury. Duxbury
lays claim to tho residence of Hoy I,
Wilder, tho steeple Jack, who Is rccolvlng
much press notoriety In his work on tho
iplro of tho church In St. Johnsbury.
NORTHFIELD
The Rev. C. L. Paddock of Whltesvlllo
has accepted a call to becomo pastor of
tho Unlvcrsallst Church In Northfleld.
;Ie will come to Northfleld May 1st. and
conduct services on the second. Mr. Pad
dock has preached hero several times
during the past few months and was well
liked, Ho hafl.hecn pastor of tho Church
of Eternal Hope In 'Whltesvlllo, N. Y
for the pastfflvo years. The Unlvcrsallst
Church has been closed for tho past two
months fts there has been no regular
pastor since the Rev. C. H. Bingham went
to Woodstock. Ml Oolrtle Davis, who
has been at her homo In town for several
weeks recovering from a surgical opera
tion, has returned to Lowell, Mass., to
resume her duties at the Lowell General
hospital, James Grllfln has commenced
work In the Marble '& Granlto shop of
P. Jit. Howe and company. At tho annual
meeting and election of ofllecrs of Naomi
chapter O. E. S tho following otllcers
were elected for the ensuing year: W.
I Mrs. Bollo Sawyer; W. P., Sergeant
John K. Clarke, A. M Mrs. Gertrude L.
Holton; secretary, Sirs. Myrtlo Davis;
treasurer, Mrs. Addle Woscott; conduc
tress, Sirs. Ueryl II. Sherman: associate
conductress, Mrs. Alma Clarke. Follow
up aro tho appointive officers: Adah,
Mrs, Mary Bancroft; Ruth, Mrs. Bessie
Bhlppey: Ester, Jlrs. Carrie Lance;
Martha, Mrs. Harriet Estabrooks; Elec
ts. Miss Corlnna Stlckney; chaplain, Mrs,
Martha Duke; marshal, Mrs. Maude
Dyke, pianist, Mrs. Graco White; war
ier, Mrs. aortrudc Sawyer; sentinel,
Frank C Reed. Following tho business
meeting refreshments of new sugar on
snow were served. The funeral of Den
nis Donahue, whose death occurred at
Heaton hospital, Montpeller, Thursday
light, was hold from St. John's Church
Monday morning, the Rev. J. A. Lynch
Mllclatlng. Interment was In Calvary
cemetery. Mr. Donahue was 73 years old
and had been In poor health for some
time but only seriously 111 for two weeks
and was taken to the hospital only a
few days before his death. The deceas
ed Is survived by his wife, two daugh
ters, Mrs. T. F. Cahlll of Glens Falls,
N". Y.. and Miss Josephine Donahue of
Barre: also four sons, John, James and
William of Northfleld and Jerome of
Barre. It wll be of Interest to tho many
friends of Wayne C. Hedges to know
that he has been discharged from the
United States General hospital at Buncll,
Colorado, as ho has been completely
cured of the slight lung trouble which
he contracted In France. Mr. Hedges Is
J violinist of noto having had Instruction
under one of tho best teachers In the
country, and he Is to open a studio in
Denver. Charles Spear, who has been
spending a week at the home of Mrs.
Spear's parents, has returned to Ansonla,
Conn. Mrs. Spear will remain at her
home for a fp.w weeks.
Miss Gertrude Dunham, who has been
spending several weeks with her broth
er In Cambridge, N. Y has returned
home. She was arcompanled by her
father, who Is much Improved from
his recent Illness. Miss Dunham has
resumed her work as librarian In the
Brown Puhllc Library. Jlrs. Grace T.
3reck acted as assistant during her
ibsence, Miss Kathleen LeBaron of
Watcrbury gave a most enjoyable en
tertainment in the Congregational
Church, Monday evening. The church
was well filled and everyone was de
lighted with her varied program, which
consisted of readings and musical selec
tions given in costumes. Miss Le Baron
has a pleasing personality and was well
received here. Mr and Mrs. H. W.
Davis, who have been spending the win
ter with their sou In Fltchburg, Mass.,
have returned to their home on North
itrcet. Mrs. G. R. Halght and children
aro visiting Mr. and Mrs. R. Halght In
Burlington. Mr. and Mrs. Newell Jones,
former residents, naw living In Ran
dolph, visited at tho home of her parents,
Mr;, and Mrs. Kugcne Carpenter, last
tVeek.-MIss Nellie Gill of New York
city, Is visiting In town a guest at the
homo of Mrs. M. M. Curtis. Miss Gill
goes from here, to Plalnfleld, to Join tho
Nolllo GUI I'Jayers, who open their sixth
consecutlvo season In Vermont, May 3.
-The funeral of Mrs. W. H. H. Slack,
whose death occurcd at her home on
South Main Street Thursday night, was
held Saturday afternoon from the home,
Rov. a. H. Redding, pastor of the
Methodist Church officiated. Tho re
mains were placed in the tomb at Elm
wood cemetery and later will be re
moved to Washington for burial. Mrs.
Slack was 78 years old and Is survived
by her husband, and four step-sons,
Clinton Slack of Berlin, Harley Slack
and Luclan Slack of Northfleld and
Herbert Slack of Montpeller. Mr. and
Mrs. James Aiken have returned from
their wedding trip. They are to make
their homo In Northfleld. Charles A.
riumloy, who has been spending tho past
three weeks with his family In town,
has returned to Akron, Ohio, to resume
his duties with the Firestone Tiro com
pany of that place.
WAITSFIELD
The funeral of Harlan Stoddard was
Sold at his late homo Sunday afternoon,
tho Rev. W. A. Remele officiating. Inter
ment was In tho family lot In the village
:cmetery.-Mrs. G, W. Wallls entertained
the Rebekahs at a sugar party Wednes
day April 7. Mrs. Ralph Oarvcy of
Walpole, Mass,, Is a guest at the homo of
Poarl Gaylord. Miss Gladys Nelson spent
Sunday at hor home In Fayston. Mr. and
Mrs. J. L. Balrd and son, Mark Balrd,
were guests of M. R. Chllds In Morctown
Sunday.-D. F. Morlarty Is building a
houso on the layman Learnod place, which
he recently purchased. Miss Lula Slar
Ihall of Montpeller Is tho guest of rela
tives In town. F, H. Newcomb was con
fined to the houso by lllncsB the past
week,
SOUTH WOODBURY
Mrs. B. II. Benjamin Is quite 111 and
confined to tho bed. Mrs. Silas Bills, an
aged .woman, had u bad attack of heart
trouble on Sunday. Mrs. Jennlo Strong.
who has been quite HI Is Improving. Tho
annual church meeting and that of tho
Ladles' Aid was hold April 7. Etta
Goodell was ro-clocted president, and
Maudo Benjamin vlco president. Abble
Bahcock Is occupying her house. Leo
Goodell Is stopping with hlB brother, M,
P, Goodell.
WORCESTER
Jerry Bolton, tho first Worcester boy
to enlist for tho World War In the navy
visited friends In town last week. Mrs
Frank J. Taylor, who has boon oaring
for her slstor-ln-law, Mrs. Eva Hull, at
Montpellor, for a couplo of weeks, has
returned to hor homo hero. Richard W,
Taylor visited his cousin, John R. W
Bancroft, at Montpeller Seminary and
Harold Hutchinson at Waterbury, whore
he attended tho "Legion Ball" Saturday
night. H, D. Vail has returned to his
homo here after an extended visit with
relatives In Montpeller and Northfleld.
..Two scarlet fover-cascs aro reported
town. John Richardson Is vdry 111 at tho
homo of Dean Richardson. Gcorgo
Richardson and son, Nathan nro improv
ing. Mr .and Sirs, A. J. Johnson, Mr.
and Mrs. Harry Utlon and Arthur
Darby wcro In Slontpollor Saturday.
Joel and Calvin W. Richardson with J.
R. Wilson wcro business visitors In
Montpellor on Tuesday. James Pedrozo
and son have had ovor 60 cords of hard
wood, sawed, split and piled during tho
past week, ready for Slontpellcr market
next fall. Arthur L. Johnson has sold
tho old Johnson farm "up tho Brook"
on tho Hampshlro Hill road to n Mr,
Lachlppcllo of Saskatchewan, who takes
possession In a few days. This Is ono of
tho oldest and best farms In tho town
and has been In possession of the John
son family for many years. Franklin
Johnson, grandfather of Arthur L., was
tho Ilrstsottler.comlng fromLeomliilstcr,
Mass., In 1830. Arthur Johnson will move
to tho corner to the Harrlman place,
where ho will mako his homo for tho
future. Edward Johnson camo homo
from Qucchco Saturday.
WARREN
Gorald Rico of Granville was In town
tho past week. W. E. Stoore, who has
spont the winter In Florida, has return
ed. Edith Strong has returnrd to Water
bury to resume hor school teaching.
Theodore Greenwood of Windsor Is
spending a few days In town. Frank
Howo of Northfleld was In town Thurs
day. Sir. and Sirs, Wayno Picrco of
Whlto River Junction visited his parents,
tho past week. Olln Bordreau was In
Waterbury Friday. Sirs. Leon Thayer
has been spending n few days with her
daughter In Huntington. Hnrlen Stod
dard died at tho Watcrbury hospital
Friday, The funeral was hold Sunday
at his late home. Ho Is survived by his
wife and two daughters, Mrs. Slay
Strasser of Now York city, and Sirs.
Lena Knowlton of 'Hartford, Conn., who
came to attend tho funeral, Raymond
Campbell of Randolph was In town Sun
day. Schools in town commenced Mon
day with the samo hoard of teachers.
ROCHESTER
Lawrcnco Edgcrton was at homo from
Springfield over Sunday. The Infant
baby of Sir. and Sirs. Burns of West
Rochester, died Friday morning and was
burled Sunday afternoon nt tho village
ceinetery.tho Rev. T. H. C'roscy olllclat
Ing. A surprise party was given Sllss
Slyrle Crcsey Monday evening In honor
of her tenth birthday. Tho W. F. SI. S.
of the Stcthodlst Episcopal Church will
meet with Sirs. F. A. Keyer on Friday
at three o'clock. Next Sunday will ho
the last Sunday of tho conference year in
the Slethodlst Episcopal Church, as the
Vermont conference opens Wednesday,
April 21 nt Springfield. Tho pastor's sub
ject for next Sunday morning nt the
Slethodlst Church will be "Faith, and
Tho Arm of The Lord." Service nt U:f'0
a. m Sunday school nt 12:1." p. m. Logs
are floating down tho White River, on
their way to Bellows Falls. Mrs.
Edward Abott Is gaining after a week's
illness in bed. Frank Slerrill Is just re
covering from tho measles. It has not
been a good run of sap for sugaring this
yeur so far, but hopes run high.
MIDDLESEX
All schools In town began tho spring
term Slonday. Rufus Warren and Mrs.
Wakefield of Slontpellcr were guests
Sunday of Sir. and Sirs. E. E. Hills.
Sirs. Jennlo Gcorgo went to St. Albans
Slonday to spend a few days with her
sister. Sirs. Chandler.
SHARON
Tim third and final number of tho
special courso of Illustrated lectures,
entitled, "The Development of Democ
racy in Religion," will be glvon In tho
Congregational Church next Sunday eve
ning by tho pastor, the Rev. Hugh Pen
ney. There will bo a special music by
tho Sharon Cornet band, and the subject
of the lecturo will be "Tho Pilgrims in
Plymouth." j
NORTH FAYSTON
Richard Browne of Waitsflcld was In
town Sunday. Arthur Boyce and son,
Irving, of Waitsflcld wcro In, town one
day last week. Al Stcdman ,has moved
Into the houso recently purchased of
Fred Bartcld. Sllss Gladys Downs was
an over-Sunday visitor at her home In
Warren. Mrs. Laura Ballou has return
ed from Barro after a two Weeks' visit
with her sister. Sirs. George Murrey.
Sir. and Sirs. JIurr'ey accompanied her
home. Clarence Kow was In town one
day this week on business. Tho JIlssos
Beatrice and Mildred Dunbar and Wil
liam Bennett of Waltsfleld wcro Sunday
visitors ot sir. and Sirs. N. L. Dunbar.
EAST CALAIS
John Lano of Plalnfleld was in town
part of last week on business connected
with tho Orange County telephone.
Warren Brown visited his sister, Mrs.
William Lang of Cabot, Sunday L. A.
Jones was in AVoodbury last week on
business. Harry Saxby of Slontpellcr
was In town last week. Sllss Margaret
Sandors, a, student at Slontpellcr Semi
nary, has been 111 at tho homo of her
uncle, Arthur Bullock; In Barre, for the
past week with tho mumps. Edward
Taft of Slarshflold Is working for SIcrno
nuwKinn. .nrs, uuy iiancrort has re
turned to tho Carnes school, where she
Is to teach the spring term' of school.
Sirs. Lizzie Parker visited her sister. Sirs.
John Emery, in North Slontpellcr, last
week. Sir .and Sirs. Elmer Brown were
In Hardwick Saturday. William Amrell
or faoutn Woodbury was In town Tues
day. Ernest Baker of Slontpellcr spent
sunuay at tno nomo of his parents, Sir.
and Sirs. M. O. Baker.-SIrs. Nettle Slar-
un remains about the same. Dean
Brown Is somewhat Improved. Walter
Coatcs spent tho week-end with his
family here, Ellon, Marlon and Robert
Kenlston entertained last week with a
sug;ar party. Sirs. Lee Goodell was at
Elmer Brown's Wednesday. Slost of the
sugar makers have had to hurry somo-
wnat to attend to the sap, which they
nave Been having tho past fow days.
Windsor County
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION
The work of completing the restoration
of tho big washout on tho Woodstock
railroad, that happened Starch 27, Is com
pleted and tho first train over the ro3,
Blnco tho mishap was run Friday morn
ing, SOUTH ROYALTON
Charles Southworth has sold his placo
to C, SI. EdBon, who will take possession
about Slay 1st. Mr. Southworth will
make his homo for tho present with
his daughter, Sirs. Gordon Northrop.
George Ward has made a salo of his
farm to George Williams of Brookflcld.
Sir. Williams will tako possession tho
first of May.-Mlsa Ruth Bingham, who
Is taking a course of study at Bay Path
Institute, has been spending her vaca
tion at home, she rolurned to her duties
Tuesday. Elmer Doyle, Jr., Is home from
St. Sllchael's College for tho Easter re-cess.-Princlpal
Beal of tho high school
has awarded first honor for high stand
Ing during tho four year course to Sllss
Ruth Brockway of West Hartford. Sllss
Anna Jones of this town takes second
place. SUss Sllnnlo .Slctcnlf was a husl
iicsh visitor In Lebanon last weok. Frank
Ainsworin nas hought tho Everett Per
kins placo, formerly owned by Horaco
lnOoodwIn lib win. takoupoeecsslon coon.
UNIVERSITY NOTES
V. S. Pensr, Jr. ElectrdEdltor-lni-Chlrf
of "Thc'Cynle"
At a meeting of tho Cynic hoard of edi
tors and managers, tho majority of tho
new hoard was electod. Tho now board
will take charge nfter Slay 1. Tho present
board will publish tho Cynic until thnt
tlmu, Tho officers elected aro as follows:
Bdltor-ln-chlef, F, S. Tense, Jr., '21; hus
Inoaa mnnagor, S. W. Converse, '21; ex
chango odltor, H. E. Rockwell, '21; alum
ni editor, Waldo B. Buckhnm, '21; medical
editor, P. C, Fisher, M, '21; assistant bus
Incus managers, Clement E. Cook, '22, Roy
S. Hunt. '22, nnd L. S, Ramsey, '22. Tho
iiowb editors will be elected at 3:50 this
afternoon. Tho candidates aro George W.
Davenport, Jr., '22, C. S. Cummlngs, '22,
Charles C. Joyce, '22, nnd O. F. Howe, '22.
Tho nsslstant news editors will bo ap
pointed hy the old nnd new edltors-ln-chlef,
and the two news editors of tho old
hoard.
A petition has been placed on tho bulle
tin hoards and has already been signed by
many of tho studonts asking that tho final
examinations bo omitted. Tho grounds for
tho petition are the extraordinary lateness
of tho examinations as planned, tho fact
that they will como after numerous stu
dents will have gone to Camp Devens for
tho summer military training camp re
quired of R. O. T. C. men In the senior
division, and that the tlmo when they nro
scheduled to occur Is that In which some
of tho hottest temperatures of the year
are reached. The petition suggests, as an
alternative, that several "tests" bo given
which will hayo In effect tho samo result
as examinations, and that tho removal of
exams will prove an added inccntlvo to
study for the tests,
Tho following sophomore girls wcro
chosen yesterday for tho Julia Spear prize
reading: Sllss Anker, Sllss Edmunds, Sllss
Hutton. Sllss Killnm nncf Sllss SIcIntosh.
Tho Judges wore Sirs. Waterman, Mrs.
Eaton and Sirs. Pollard. .
PI Alpha Alpha onnounces the Initiation
on Saturday evening ot tho following:
Vivian Waterman and Annls Slack of tho
class of 1921; Jennie Armstrong, '22, nnd
Harriet Haslcm, Slartha Lclghton and
Prlscllla Sails, all of the class of 1023.
At the meeting of tho Y. SI. C. A. Sun
day afternoon, tho annual election of
officers took place. Tho officers as elected
are: President, R. L. Smalley, '21; first
vice-president, L. F. Richards, (SI) '21,
second vice-president, E. C. SIclby, '21;
student secretary, K. F. Cleaves, '21; re
cording secretary, B, C. Tlllotson (SI) '21;
treasurer, O. K. Jonney, '21. SI. C. Bond,
'20, tho rotlrlng president, spoke of tho
conditions of tho university Y. SI. C. A.
during the past year. Byron N. Clark,
State secretary, gavo a brief outline of
tho Stato work. Ho was followed by A. G.
Bookwatcr, tho Individual secretary of
the northeastern department, who gave
tho main speech of tho mooting, by way
of advice to the new officers and sugges
tions for the coming year.
The following freshmen girls have been
chosen for the Julia Spear prize reading:
Slary Berry, Sllss Byington, Miss Collins,
Sllss Crewo and Sllss SIcDonough. Tho
Judges were Sirs. Stetson, Sirs. Aiken
and Mrs. Bradlce,
RATION SERVICE
CoIIpk of Agriculture Insulin; Sue-
KCHtlonn for Feeding: of Fnrm Animal
The agricultural extension servlco of
the University of Vermont and Stato
Agricultural College is sending out this
week the first copy of a ration sorvlce
for farm animals. This first issuo which
was prepared by Professor H. B. Ellen
burger, at the head of the dairy depart
ment. Is devoted to rations for dairy
cows. The service Is similar to tho ono
which Is Issued by Prof. Elmer S. Savago
of the. New York State College of Agri
culture at Cornell University. In the
preparation of this matorlal each month
Professor Ellcnhorger will endeavor to
use all the Information at hand and to
mnko his statements adaptable to Ver
mont conditions.
The Information given will bo under
two heads. The first will give the more
common feeds, tho price per ton and tho
cost per 100 pounds of tho total digestible
nutrients contained In each. These
figures will bo hased on current quota
tions for feeds In mixed carloads for
cash f. o. b. Boston freight rato points.
Theso are wholesalo prices and Include
bags. Nearly all Vermont stations take
the Boston freight rato.
Basod on this data the second part of
the service gives the following grain mix
tures for dairy cows: Number one, for
cows receiving such roughago as corn
silage, corn stover, timothy, millet, mixed
grasses and rodtop: 300 pounds cornmeal
or hominy feed, cost $10.43; 400 pounds
wheat bran, cost $11.60; 300 pounds llnsteed
oil meal, cost $11.25; 300 pounds gluten
feed, cost $11.70; 'total 1,300 pounds, cost
$41.98. 100 pounds, cost $3.46 and ono ton
will cost $69.20.
Number two, for cows receiving such
roughago as corn sllago and clover,
alfalfa, or other legumes: 1,000 pounds
cornmeal or hominy feed, cost $31.75; 900
pounds wheat bran, cost $26.10; 100 pounds
linseed oil meal, cost $3.75. Ono ton will
cost JGI.C9. More oil meal or gluten feed
may be added to this ration If desired.
Tho service will bo suppllod regularly
to all who apply for It.
WELLS' WILL CASE
ContetitnntN Object in Introduction of
Chnrge Slip, Which nre Admitted
Sloro chargo slips appeared In tho Wells
will case Tuesday, tho greater part of
the dny being spent In introducing these
papers, bringing them up to October. 1919.
tho time of the death of Sirs. Wells. Dur
ing the tlmo that theso wore being In
troduced, Charles F. Heath, the ac
countant who has figured In tho caso so
largely during tho present week, was on
tho stand. He was relieved for a short
tlmo In the morning and tho early part
ot tne afternoon while testimony in re
gard to Mrs. Wells' dealings with the
Burlington Trust company was given by
Frank L. Roberts, treasurer of tho Trust
company.
Tho Introduction of these charge slips
bb evldcnco In the caso by Attorney
nargent was consistently objected to each
time by the attorneys for tho contestants.
but tho slips wcro admitted, and excep
tions granted to the contestants,
Whllo Sir. Roberts was on the stand
ho was asked on cross-examination by
Attorney Bullard If Sirs. WellB did not
have a safety deposit vault at tho Bur
lington Trust company, nnd If Harry
Ward did not hold the key to UiIb vault
moro than half tho tlmo. Sir. Roberts
said that no did not know that.
It was shown that the handwrltlnir on
most of tho charge slips Introduced was
mat or Henry L. Ward.
NEW PREVENTORIUM
Project to lie nUciiMcil nt Annual
Meeting of TuhrrciiloaU Annoclntlo
The VcmiOnt TtlVinrnillnala n uannlnllitn
will hold Its third annual meeting at tho
nuiei Vermont in tuts city Thursday
nrternoon, April 29. Tho district health
officers of tho Vermont Stato Board of
Health and tlm countv chat rmpn for Ihn
financial campaign, June 1 to June 5, wltt
no present, as wen as the directors of the
j uncrcuiosis association.
In Inviting (ho directors, tp this mooting
Thomas Slagner. president of tlm nssoeta.
Hon, says: "A serious responsibility rests
upon (ho association, Wo have beon
offrrod $50,000 nnd rIIb for a now nrnvmi
torlum, provided another $50,000 Is ralBcd
lor our general work: a number of
most Influential men ami women In
the
the
Stato liavo volunteered to hcln us to ra
also
the other $50,000; tho Vermont Stat
Board of Health Is thoroughly Interested
In our plans and will lend us every aid
In Its power; a working ngreomcnt has
been mndo with tho Red Cross henlth
nurses which eliminates nil causes for
duplication and misunderstanding; nnd,
lastly, our work for tho past threo years
has given us definite ideas of what wo
should do and how wo should do It. It Is
up to us to seo to It that tho most Is
made of this opportunity."
At this meeting F. A. Howlnnd of Mont
peller will prnposo the plans for tho
financial campaign, and H. W. Sloeum,
tho cxecutlvo secretary, will submit a
plnn for using tho funds, If raised.
B. E. BRISTOL TREASURER
Will llnndlc Money llnlsrd In ConBre-
fcntlonnl World Movement Cnmnss
Tho executive commltteo of tho Ver
mont Congregational Conference and Ver
mont Domestic Stlsstonary society met
at tho Hotel Vermont yesterday. The
out-of-town members present were .1. R.
Hoadley of Rutland nnd H. O. Woodruff
of Slontpellcr, and tho Rev. c. c. Adnms
presided. Encouraging reports wcro lead
with regard to tho progress of tho Con
gregational World Slovement canvnss In
the Stato nnd thero nre good prospects
of Vermont's quota of $130,000 for 1920
being raised. The most Important busi
ness of the meeting was tho election of
Benjamin E. Bristol of the Burlington
Savings Bank as State treasurer of
benovoloncea, to whonx churclj rens-
urers may remit their contributions, both
for the regular apportionment nnd world
movement fund In lump sums for distribu
tion among general missionary ngenclcs.
Sir. Bristol will have his office in con
nection with tho Stato hcadquartcis at f3
Brookes nvenue.
THE BALANCE OF POWER
Women Will Hold It In Presidential
Election, ,Sny Ann Ilntclielder
'Should the suffrage amendment not bo
ratified In time for tho presidential elec
tion." said Ann Batcholder, financial
chairman of the Equal Suffrage associa
tion, In an Intervlow yesterday with a
representative of the Rreo Press, "seven
teen million five hundred thousand wom
en will stilt voto for president this year.
The party that Is responsible for delay
In the ratification of tho amendment will
go down to defeat In tho presidential
election. Thero Is no doubt about thnt
statement. It Is conceded by the leaders
In both parties. Seventeen million five
hundred thousand women aro waiting for
ratification. Their votes will tell tho story
and none other."
BOUND TO COME
Vermont Legislature Should Ilnvc Dis
tinction of Scttllni; Nntlonnl Suffrage
The following telegram, received by
Sirs. Lilian Olzendam at suffrage head
quarters In tho Hotel Vermont, will be
of peculiar Interest In view of the fact
that It Is from the son ot Frederick
Billings of Woodstock, tho generous
benefactor of the city of Burlington nnd
the University of Vermont, tho donor
of tho Billings llhrary, orto of tho finest
monuments to a Vormontcr In the State.
Sir. Billings, tho sender of tho telegram,
Is president of the Woodstock railroad,
also of the Connecticut River railroad,
part of the Boston & Slalno system.
Tho telegram follows:
Woodstock, April 9, 1920.
Sirs. Lilian Olzendam,
Hotel Vermont,
Burlington.
National suffrage bound to come. Our
Legislature should have the distinction of
putting It over tho top.
(Signed)
RICHARD BILLINGS.
OVERALLS POPULAR
GARMENT IN THE SOUTH
Roanoke, Va., April 14. Three overall
and one apron club wcro organized here
at four different mass meetings of citi
zens. A total of 1,400 was enrolled.
Greenville, S. C, April It. Slany Green
ville business nnd professional men to-day
appeared In overalls as a protest against
tho high price clothing.
Columbia, S. C, April 14. Every mem
ber of tho student body at tho University
of South Carolina, has agreed to wear
overalls until "such time as the prices
of clothing reach a reasonable figure."
The glee club will discard the conven
tional evening dress In favor of denim
on Its concert tour.
Richmond, Va., April 1. Fifteen hun
dred men havo Joined tho "old clothes
nnd overall club" organized to combat
the high cost of living.
Atlanta. Ga April 14. Chairman John
A. Slanget of the Georgia fair price com
mission, to-day aclled on citizens of
Atlanta to organlzo an overall club as
a protest against clothing prices. Ho an
nounced he had placed an order for three
thousand pairs of overalls to bo fur
nished members at wholesale prices.
FORSI "OLD CLOTHES CLUB"
New Haven, Conn., April 11, An "old
clothes club" In Sheffield Scientific school
at Yalo University materialized to-day.
Students nro asked to wear old clothes
"in order to bring down tho present high
cost of clothing," and those arraying
themselves In new suits will bo regarded
as "guilty" of n sorlous breach of social
etiquette."
Phone Coin Box Robbed
Vergcnnes, April 13. A man who
said his name was John Dnrt, but had
registered nt the Stevens House ns J.
Fletcher, was arrested hero this after
noon charged with robbing the nay
sta station coin box at tho railroad
station at two this morning. Ho was
arrested on his wny to tho station,
and showed papers proving him to bo
an ox-servlce man. Eight or 10 dol
lars was taken.
Files and a screw driver combined In
a knife wcro found on him. Ho was
taken by Shorlff L. J. Bodotto to Slld-
dlobury and lodged in tho county Jail,
Inspector or iciepiiono Hnrold St.
Peters was called op tho phono at two
this morning by the night operator at
tho station, St. Jean, who Inquired if
it was not unusual for telephone in
spectors to bo around nt that tlmo of
night, saying a man calling himself an
Inspector had been In tho booth of tho
N. E. Telephono company's pay sta
tion for some time nnd imd gono.
Later, tho coin box was found robbed.
WEEKLY MARKET REPORTER
Tho bureau of markets of tho United
States department of agrlculturh Issues
a weokly markot reporter which sum-
..!.. din market rnn.lltlr,.,.. i
cultural products for the entlro country
anu in w,i3 ujiuu lurrjgn
niarkfita. In ft letter recently recolved by
it.. A I enlnr nf thn ncrlnil itfr. i ..4 i,...
sorvlco of tho UnivcrHlty of Vermont it
l -A ll.nt thn fi.iliM.Al . . . .
in nwicu m ...w urparimcnt in
tends to mnko this publication service-
odio - iub, nnn con
sumers, who are Interested in marketing
. n H nn nnd RtAtlRtlpa 1 . ,
bureau Is desirous of placing on Its mall
Ing list for this publication tho names of
all persons who express n deslro for this
service. Any ono Inteicstod In tho
publication and desiring to receive It
should eond their name to n,0 nurenu of
Markets. U. S. Department of Agricul
ture, .Washington,, D, c,
ENGINEERS IN DEMAND
Fine Position In Sight for Young'
tirnduntew of University of Vermont
Tho domnnd for University of Vermont
engineers was nover so great In tho his
tory of tho college ns It Is at present,
according to Denn J, W. Votcy, who said
yesterday that slnco Inst summer thero
had been a steady strcnm ot Inquiries for
men, nnd splendid positions wcro going
begging for tho reason that thero wcro
no men to send, A year ago tho men
began to receive their discharges from
tho nrmy nnd to aak tho rotlcgo au
thorities to obtain positions for them.
This was done So rapidly that In tho
summer tho supply of men had been used
up. Slnco then new positions hnvo been
filled only by taking men from other
positions which woro not so good.
This spring tho big concerns are not
only writing for men but nro sending up
their representatives to look tho class
over nnd to get tho most deslrnblo ones.
Tho method generally used Is to give a
short talk before the entire class nnd
then to talk with tho men Individually.
Among tho concerns which havo already
dono this aro tho Amorlcan, New York
and Now England Tclecphone nnd Tele
graph companies, tho Wcstlnghouso
Electric nnd Slanufacturlng company
Edison Lamp Works, Western Electric
company nnd many others. Thero nro 22
engineering students In tho senior class
this year, and that will only be a small
fraction ot thnso needed to till positions.
Whether because tho engineers showed
up so well In the war or because of somo
other reason, tho larger companies aro
putting engineers Into cxecutlvo positions
as never before, .Thoy are also using
them In the commercial, traffic and many
other departments. Somo of tho men nro
put Into Bchools where they receive spe
cial training for a fow months. Concerns,
In nddltlon to those named, who are after
Vermont engineers this year nro tho
Goodyear The & Rubber company, tho
Standard Oil company who will uso them
In tho sales department as well as tho
engineering department, American En
gineering company, Henry L. Dougherty
& Co. of Toledo, General Slotors Export
company, and many companies which
never sought trained engineers before. In
somo of the electrical concerns thero is
a demand for engineers oven though they
haven t taken tho clcctrice.l course.
There nro positions In all parts of the
world to-day. Water development Jobs
nro plentiful, ns nro also positions in
tho structural lines. Tho salaries nro
much better than formerly and a grad
uate an soon aa ho stops studying goes
Into a position paying him two or three
times what It did a fow years ago. Not
one engineer will gradunto from the Unl
verslty of Vermont this year who will
not havo tho choice of at least a dozen
positions some of them as far away as
tno Philippines. Thero nro so many Ver
mont men occupying prominent positions
In engineering firms at tho present tlmo
thnt it helps to mako positions for tho
new graduates, for tho reason that they
naturally wrlto tuck to their own college
for men.
CAR OF ELEVATED TRAIN
THROWN INTO STREET
New York, April 12. Passengers on an
elevated train had remarkable escapes
from death to-day when they were
catapulated to tho street, a dlstanco of
23 feet In tho midst of debris of tho car
In which they were riding to work.
The front car of a train was knocked
off tho elevated structure on the Ninth
avenuo lino near Trinity Church by a
collision with another train and demol
ished. The wreckage was wedged In be
tween tho elevated structure and tho
side ot tho brick building, a dozen feet
away.
The IS people In tho demolished car
sifted through debris to tho street nnd
about a dozen of them wcro removed to
hospitals, tho only woman passenger in
the car being seriously hurt. Tho motor
man was missing nfter tho accldont nnd
search of the debris failed to reveal trace
of him.
Public Service Commissioner Nixon an
nounced to-night that an Investigation of
the mechanical equipmont of tho wrecked
trains showed It was in good working or
der and In no wny rcsponslblo for tho
accident. Tho signal wus set against tho
local train when it crashed into the ex
press, according to his Invostlgators.
DESERTIONS IN NAVY
NUMBER THOUSANDS
Washington, April D. Thousands of
desertions In the navy In the last year
havo brought conditions unparallolcd
in Amorlcan nvval history, Rear Ad
miral Thomas Washington, chief of the
bureau of navigation, to-day told the
Senato investigating committee. The
whole naval service, he warned, Is
threatened with disaster unless Con
gress Immediately enacts legislation
rasing tho pay of officers and men to
a point that will allow tho navy to
compete with civil occupations.
Thero were 4,GGi desertions In tho
Inst six months of 1919 Rear Admiral
Washington declared, an.l thus far this
year they have averaged around 700
a month, mnny of the deserters bo
Ing petty officers of several years ex
perience. Also at present rates of pay,
ho said, recruits cannot bo obtained.
PRESIDENT WILSON MEETS
WITH HIS CABINET AGAIN
Washington, April 14. President Wil
son nnd his cabinet discussed tho railroad
strlko for moro than an hour to-day.
Tho President wearing a business suit,
greeted tho members of his ofilclnl fam
ily as they were ushered Into his study.
In opening tho session, ho took a seat
behind a big desk and tho cabinet officers
were grouped In a scml-clrclo lu front
of him In tho order of their rank.
Rcnr-Admlrni Grayson, tho President's
physician, said tho President had enjoyed
meeting with his advisors. "It did him
good," declared Dr. Grayson.
Cablnot officers declared tho President
had beon In oxcellent humor nnd had
laugher and Joked with them, Thoy ex
pect that meetings of tho cabinet will bo
held weekly In tho future.
WILL SIGNAL TO
MARS APRIL 23
Omaha, Neb,, April II, Tho attempt by
Prof. David Todd of Amherst Collcgo to
signal Slars from a haloon will bo made
April 23 according to an announcement by
A. Ieo Stevens, haloon expert at Fort
Omahn, whoso gns bag will bo used In tho
offort. Tho professor suggested noxt week
becauso Slars then will bo nearest tho
earth.
In a telegram to Lieut. Jacob Wueat,
commander of Fort Omaha, Prof. Todd
referred to tho apparatus ho will uso to
ascertain whether sound waves or other
disturbances nro coming from tho far
away planot nnd whether thoy nro oloc
trlcal or otherwise.
Tho teBts, Prof, Todd snld, wilt bo mado
with a recorder ho haB worked on for sev
era! years. Tho device carrleB records
sensitive to nil atmospheric waves and
which will hold Impressions mndo In such
form that they may bo studied whon tho
balloon has returned to earth,
To ascertain tho chemical composition
of tho air at ench nltltudo small vacuum
containers will bo carried. Theso will be
opened at various altitudes and tho air
collected.
It will ho subjected to an analysis after
the balloon has descended,
Dust particles In tho atmosphcro will
be examined by,, means o. apparatus fur.'
nlshcd by Frof. n. W, Wood of Johns
Hopkins University,
Exports from tho Rockefeller institute
aro preparing methods for studying the
pathologlcnl and physiological properties
hold In tho upper air. Tho hearing of
pressure changes on cures for various
dlsoases they any would b Important.
Sletcorologlcal tests will he tnado bv
means of a special wind testing apparatus
which Is said to bo an Innovation In that
no device formerly had been lnventod
which would tell tho velocity of air cur
rents from a freo balloon. Moisture, pres
sure and tompcraturo gauges also will
bo used. It Is hoped by so studying tho
upper air strata to get new facts bearing
on tho origin of hot and cold waves,
typhoons, cyclones nnd tornndocs. Pilot
Slovens cxpocts to reach a height of &0.-
000 feet.
R. R. STRIKE ALMOST
ISOLATES NEW ENGLAND
Boston, April 11. Now England was
confronted to-day with almost complete
Isolation so far as transportation of food,
coal nnd raw materials was concerned.
Tho situation, caused by stringent fi eight
embargoes of through lines of railroads
In this section duo to tho "Insurgent"
strlko of railroad workers, hourly was
becoming moro serious.
Congestion of trnfflc nt all New Eng
land gateways tins brought about a de
crease In tho movement of freight until
essential commodities aro merely trickling
In. Railroad officials predicted that un
less relief was forthcoming within 49
hours further drastic cuts would bo
mado In all branches of traffic becauso
of lack of coal which almost has ceased
to como Into New England.
Industrial establishment In every Now
England State aro feeling severely tho
Inability to procure coal or raw materials.
An Industrial shut Is probable, Its was
said, unless coal can bo spcodlly brought
In.
Railroad workers with few excep
tions continued to-day to remain loyal
to tho lines In this section. Fewer than
200 men wero said to bo out, all of
them In Connecticut. Slany transpor
tation officials havo volunteered their
services In an effort to movo neces
sities tied up In tho freight yaris at
tho various gateways.
Reports on food supplies of the
cities indlcato that In most places suf
flccnt) quantities of fresh meats have
been Btorcd to last from a weok to ton
days. Supplies of milk havo been mov
ed without Interference and In most
places largo amounts of canned goods
woro being hold In reserve.
Tho Boston & Maine Railroad has
declared an absolute embargo on all
freight out of Now England. Tho em
bargo effects seriously railroads In
Slalno and Vermont, for which tho
Boston & Maine Is tho connecting sys
tem, with tho lines ngalnat which the
embargo Is specifically directed. Tho
coal shortage on this road Ib serious.
MAXY FARMERS TAKE VV ACCOUNT
ING One-day farm accounting courses nre
now being given In IS States through tho
co-operation of tho United States De
partment of Agriculture nnd tho Stato
agricultural colleges In farm manage
ment extension work. Tho primary ob
ject of theso courses Is to Interest tho
farmer In farm bookkeeping ns an essen
tial to efficient farm management. While
tho assistance which tho courses glvo In
calculating a farmer's Income tax If of
great value, It is necessarily secondary.
This is tho first year in which this meth
od of Introducing farm accounting has
been undertaken on such a large scale.
Tho schools are carried on In co-operation
with tho county agents. Tho ono-day ses
sions are occupied with calculations mado
by tho farmers themselves under tho su
pervision of tho Instructor, and discus
sions of such topics as tho relatlvo v.iluo
of various crops, the slzo of crop yields,
the quality and quantity of llvo fitock
for a farm of given size, tho slzo of the
farm business as a whole, and tho farm
layout, and tho uso of labor all factors
vitally affecting farm cflVclency.
VALUABLE ANIMALS
Tho ancient Egyptians worshipped tho
sacred bull Apis and of course set up
statues In his honor. Slodern bulls aro
not worshipped, but prizo animals have
memorials erected, as Is shown by this
dispatch from Pittsburg to The New
York Tribune: Emperors, oil magnates
and such like aro not tho only ones whose
memory will be perpetuated by a monu
ment. King Vnldessa Pontlac, Holsteln
bull of International fame, Is to have one.
It will bB raised over his gravo on the
farm of John A. Bell, wealthy Pittsburg
banker, coal operator and stock fancier.
King Valdessa Pontlac was valued at
moro than JDO.OOO and woro a crown as tho
world's groatost bull, and no moro was
over dono to save tho life of an Emepror
or millionaire than was dono to save the
life of King Pontlac. Surrounded by a
corps of famed veterinarians and trained
nurses, the famous bull died ater a series
of operations. When King Pontlac be-
camo 111 several weeks ago Sir. Bell, who
bought him as a calf four years ago,
summoned two local veterinarians.
Theso suggested that Dr. G. L. Marshall,
famous Philadelphia veterinarian, and
the latter's brother, Pennsylvania State
official veterinarian, bo sent for. This
was done. Tho four oxperts performed
an unsuccessful operation,
FERTILIZER SCARCE ORDER
EARLY
Tho sampling agents of the Vermont
Experiment Station are now on the road
sampling fertilizers nnd feeds. They
find that not many fertilizers have as yet
been received In Vermont, and that the
trade Is four to six weeks late.
Only nbout three-fourths tho usual ton
nago of fertilizers havo boen made, be
causo of long continued strikes In the
phosphato mines, shortage ot rail and
ocean transportation and tho fact that
the supplleB of nitrate, potash salts and
other Ingredients havo been curtailed nnd
sometimes almost impossible to secure.
And there is another reason in that the
demand Is 10 per cent, greater than last
year, Tho result will be that tho man
who orders late Is moro likely than usual
this year to fall to got what he wants
when he wants It. Carload lots nro moro
likely to got through than small ordors.
Tho extension servlco of tho University
of Vermont suggests prompt orders and
tho pooling of orders so that carload lots
and carload frolght rates may bo secured.
ST. LOUIS OR BOSTON?
Washington, April 14. St. Louis, fourth
city of tho country in 1910, had a popu
lation of 773,000 on January 1, this year,
and showed an Increase of 85,071, or 13.5
per cent over ten years ago. The rato
of growth during tho last ten yoars was
tho dmallcst of any decade slnco the
founding of the city and the increase In
numbeva was smaller than In any de
cado slnco that ending In 1880, when the
rate of Increaso was 12.8 per cent.
Whether St. Louis or Boston will rank as
the country's fourth largest city ns a
result of the 1920 census added Interest to
the announcement to-day of St, Louis'
population, Boston's population has not
yet been mado public. St. Louis ranked
fourth In 1910, having moro inhabitants
than Boston. Since 1910 Boston has an
nexed tho town of Hyde Park, having a
population In 1910 of 15,607. Compilation
of estimates of the population of the two
cities a of January 1 last by the method
of arithmetical progression brings the
total number of their Inhabitants within
777 of each oUisr.wntv-t, Loujs lcadJjiJfffU2B.PIlEaa 5VANT. ADS rAVBX
MAJOR LEAGUES
0PENJEA50M
White Sox Beat Tigers in 11 In
nings Reds Defeat the
Cubs 7 to 3
ASIERICAN LEAGUE STANDING
Won Lost Pet.
Philadelphia 1
Clovcland 1
Chicago 1
1.000
1.000
1.000
.000
.ono
.ooo
.000
.000
Washington 0
Boston 0
New York 0
St. Louis 0
Detroit 0
NATIONAL LEAGUE STANDING
Won Lost Pet.
Boston 1
1.000
1.000
1.000
L00O
.000
.000
.000
.000
Brooklyn 1
Pittsburg 1
Cincinnati 1
New York 0
Philadelphia 0
St. Louis 0
Chicago 0
OUR CELESTIAL NEIGHBORS
Mars linn A' ear Nearly Twice An Ixrag
Ah Onrn
Sending wireless messages to Stars .nd
Venus, and tho pofslblllty of projecting
a rocket to the moon, are subjects of re
cent speculation which have excited keen
or Interest In our solar system.
"Stars always challenges Interest," says
William Joseph Showaltor In a communi
cation to tho National Geographic so
ciety. "Its day Is about tho flame length aa
ours, but Its year Is nearly twlco as long.
Although astronomers generally take less
Interest than laymen In tho surmise as to
whether other planets, and stars are In
habited, since they, more than laymen,
realize that this Is a problem that must
In oil human probability remain unsolved,
tho question Is more often asked about
Stars than any other planet.
"Venus was an unusually Interesting ob
ject In the sky during July ot last year.
Not again until February, 1921, will it ap
pear as bright and fair In tho evening
sky. It has phases llko tho moon, and
theso can bo seen oven through a good
field-glass. Its dny Is believed to be the
samo length as Its year, which is 224 of
our days.
"It Is quite generally believed that Mara
has Ice-capped poles. Tho telescope re
veals whlto spoto at the poles that hava
every appearance of being like our ocean
Polar region. They advance toward the
equator In winter and rotreat In summer.
In tho summer of 1916, Pickering, who,
with Lowell, has led the schol of astron
omers who believe they can bco canals
on Mars, said that ho found tho white
caps stretching farther down toward the
equator than he had ever Been them be
fore. "Ho said that If there was any connec
tion betwoen tho weather of a Stars and
that of tho earth, tho winter of 1918-17
would be the coldest In many years. And
It was. Slay it yet be possible to do long
rango weather forecasting on the earth
by studying tho waxing and -waning of
tho Ice-cap on tho South Polo ot Mare?
"Perhaps our most graphic picture of
tho solar system Is given by Herschel.
Imagine a circular field two and a half
miles In diameter: place a library globe
two feet In diameter in tho very center;
82 feet away put a mustard seed. The
globo will represent tho sun and the mus
tard seed Slorcury.
"At a dlstanco of 142 feet placo a pea,
and another at 215 feet. Theso will rep
resent Venus and tho earth, both aa to
size and distance. A rather largo pin
head at a dlstanco of 327 feet will speak;
for Stars, and a fair-sized tangerine a
quarter of a mllo distant will stand for
Jupiter. A small lemon at two-fifths of
a mllo will play tho rolo of Saturn, a
large cherry three-fourths 'of a mllo dis
tant will answer for Uranus, and a fair
sized plum nt tho very edge of the field
will proclaim Neptune.
Eighty moons would bo required to
make one earth. A player there could
throw a ball eix times, as far as It can
be thrown on American diamonds. A
man weighing 150 pounds thero would
weigh 900 on the earth. The earth re
eclves as much light and heat from the)
sun In 13 seconds as it gets from the
moon In a whole year."
SHORT AND SHARP
If Haywood and his gang admire the
typo of government under tho Soviets
thoro is no reason why It should be de
nied them. Thoy can have it in Rus
sia at any moment, and no one la
likely to prevent them from going
thero whonevor thoy seo fit to start
Room could possibly bo found f6r them
In the ship that Is to deport four hun
dred men who hold similar views to
those of Haywooi. The American
people would view their departure with
out regret. Detroit Freo Press.
Thecountry may bo suffering" from
a "dry grouch." ns the Indianapolis
News Intimates, but it is at least tak
ing off Its boots beforo It gross to bed
and Is able to get Its hat on In the
morning. Boston Evening: Transcript.
Well, anyhow, tho gents who have
been thlrstly waiting to g-et their Cu
ban passports signed, will be glad
that the nomination of Mr. Colby aa
Secretary of State has been confirm
ed. Indianapolis Nows.
A foreigner, arriving1 in an Ameri
can city when John Barleycorn was
officially ousted, was greatly impress
ed. "I've heard that America wu a
place where the rivers flowed wttn
milk and honey," said he, "but I dll
not know that alcohol flowed tn the
gutters." Homo Sector.
Mr. Bryan, as usual, means welL
but, nlso as usual, his lino of talk
qualifies htm as one of thn world's
champion Insomnia-destroyer Char
leston Post. I
Slembcrs of tho New York Legis
lature are moving to nmend the con
stitution to prevent In that State. That
may prevent a great deal of waste of
tlmo, but If Socialists are to bo barred, I
why cannot the principle be extended i
to cover members of any party, say.
Republicans or Democrats. Worcester
Telegram.
IN SLOW VERMONT
(From the Richmond Times-Dispatch)
All Vermont's "dry" towns have voted
"wot." Doubtless tho citizens of that
Stato will rally to tho polls in November
and cast their ballots for Rutherford
B. Hayes, known to the rest of the
country to have completed his presU
dcntlal term In 1881.
A POS8II1LE TEST
(From the Baltimore American)
If a military man Is chosen as a presU
dentlal candidate, the popularity ot the
military life among Americans will be
known by the ex-service votes cast.

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