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inn in fmh in7.niin.nnn Pwin e
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Life on the Farm Can Compote In
Attractiveness nnd Remunera
tion AVlth ""iry Join
(By Frederick J, Haskln)
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agricultural experts nere. a nip wneai
an wa s fxriprrpn in nntHiniriii narvt-wi
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census ngures are cxpecien io snow an
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tYi nrtrtnnc Anra rrA In t-n miinfrnti Vf I
was only 2 per cent and you will ceao
wonder that an insignificant slier ot
atermelon costs more than the wholo 1
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nt alnro hlc Hi-no tho ni-fe nf snerialistK
as come ana oinor innusmcs rieniiy
Jim a share of the S7 per cent of labor
le is that the pendulum has swung too
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r. so rnai even w in macn men- una Lilt
ass of technical knowledge recently ac-
ulred there is not enough land under cul- i
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in man r H i nAAi-lo r f 1117 mHI till
The situation richt now is that th
nrn paiiiiv Lii.in iiiiii i rt n H.iiLiL!iiirt,HMi
ae tt the fact that the wheat and straw
rA Hcrht this vftar. and thnrfor 3 to 35
pp.HAd lajit VMr. The crain is renorted 1
he satisfactory.
Tne truck crop is hit harder. Low
anv cur imwn i iulk uuuuihiui tii w Mtti
v ri s ii i p in si' 1 1 1 n l:.
Live etock conditions are also regarded
unpromlainK. La.7 i mm ' Duropo
t rinntrv. Th nrirns W(rn imnossihl
j m. 1 1 t cii r- n a n in . i mo rMNii ifii in .1. iifi.
lecllne In the number of animals kept
nd produced last winter, Fanners are now i
tebatlng whether stock production Is go
tig to be, profitable in the near future, or
trhethe.r it will be a losing game as It
tas been recently.
Among all the clouds of food crises and
talamltles there Is one ray of cheer. Milk
t reported as adequate. This, one iwrl.rrty ,n nls rBport revlewed the welfare
naltural seer points out, is the effect of ,,,', hv tVwl nrAnr. Marshal
he dairy men getting together to fix
(rices at rates where they will be sure.
If a return on their Investment.
He further adds that when other
u-ancbea of agriculture aro similarly or
tanlzed we may expect more htahle con
litions In farm Industries than at prcs
mt Everybody knows why farmers have
leen leaving home for the city, hut It Is
let so generally known that In the past
2 months the exodus has been greater
ihan ever before. In New York State alone
there are 24,000 vacant farm houses, and
it is estimated that within ten miles of
vny city in the country, possibly xcept
iig New York, there are. many thousand
icres' of untilled land, and many vacant
housfts. This Is a clue to the reason for
the Labor Department's reports thnt tho
;ost of fQd has advanced nearly every
month since the war ended.
To get the small farmer to return to
s a whole than to see an Increaso in tho
commercially run farms. The farm of
Vom SO to 130 acres, run hy the farmer
ind his family without hired help, pro
luces comparatively little food for the
itv. A good part or nis crops aro con-
mmed at home, and what little Is left is
exchanged for necessities at the store.
nd with neignoors. tivery sman tarmer
Is one less consumer nnd one more pro.
factor In feeding the masses of workers
' who are not food producers.
1 The difficulty connected with the eom
' merclally-run farm which .specializes Is
1 that it requires hired labor, and labor Is
still scarce. Stories of harvest help are
confusing. Farmers- of one section re
port that they have labor enough. Others
fay that they cannot get any kind of
help, and others want only skilled hands
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of a farm Journal, who tried to get the
harvest hand and the farmer together,
says that he got the addresses of work
ers and then was surprised to find that
almost none, of his farmer readers asked
for them. This is only the story of har
vest labor. There, is an nndlsputahlo
! shortace of reeular farm heir,, estimated
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ah in is wxs nevrr inirr man now, ana
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;(0 tnp sn When they came to this coun-
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,thflr ram if in nRtahnsh hnmps. and
itthrv wotilrt hp shlnnrrl hark wtwsrft thpv
MmA frnm whrn thir mntrarts ptn rpn.
or wr,pn ttlc-v w,,re no longer efficient.
This donhlless would be nil effeetivft
price reducer, but the treatment of this
labor like so much stock or machinery
would besides reflecting on American civ
ilization, be destructive of country life
and be resented by the oriental govern
ments. with whom ImmicraHftn Is alreajlv
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a snro Pilt.
'mm,ra"' wiuubi. somuum,
ava1 BAn-tH r. .ArvAA nAcolKltltw ef Khln
i i ' ui rvtiMa n i ' i mi.mimhiij 'H'
in our food difficulties. The National
Orange, authorities say that America can
only solve the problem by getting down
to actual work and that there will be
raoro of an incentive to farm operation
when the farmer is represented on all
boards and commissions involving gov
ernmental activity.
Apofttollc OIckiMc Ortabrat
Mam at St. Patrick'
New York, Aug. 3. Archbishop John
Bonzano, Apostolic delegate to the Uni
ted States was celebrant to-day at the
pontlflclal mass at St PatrJck.'e Cathed
ral as the opening event ofthe supreme
convention of the Knights of Columbus.
Bishop John O, Murray of Hartford,
Conn., who preached the sermon, declared
that the three most Important "It's" In
modern fife are religion, righteousness
and respect for constituted authority.
With these implanted In the hearts of tho
people, he said there will be no danger
of Bolshevism.
Tho opening session of the convention
whs devoted to reports of the, supreme
rriM C.nrAn.A TS-Mlrrht 1 ma W IT Ut Vl
work conducted by the order. Marshal
Ferdinand Koch, who is to unveil tho La
fayette statue, the Knights of Columbus
1 have presented to France, to-day cabled
a message nf felicitation to the conven
tion. "The French municipalities of Tarls,
Chateau Thierry, Versailles, Vordnn and
MeW the message stated, "are prepar
ing enthusiastic receptions for the Knights
of Columhns Lafayette delegation. They
express sincere gratitude to your great
American order for the beautiful ftttt of
the I-afayette statue. Prime Minister
Millerand gave the movement hl hearti
est support and the French people and
hlerchy are deeply Impressed by this mag
nificent tribute to tho French -and Am
erican dead,"
"I shall be greatly honored," he added,
"by Joining your ranks and unveiling
your statue or Lafayette nt Metz-tho
Lafayette to whom Franco and America
own common affection,"
"Charley, dear," said young Mrs. Tor
kins, "I want you to keep-out of politics."
"What's the reason? I might stand as
good a chance an tho next man."
"I don't think so. Anybody who is so
unnanay with a little, thing- like a lawn
mower would stand no chane -whataver
, In operating a steam roller." Washington
1 SUr.
Olrl Found Unconscious by Road
Say AntoUt Overlook Her nnd
(lave Iter Drink
Newport, Aug. 3. Miss Bessie Xlayno,
18 years of age, the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Bert Rayno, living on the Oilman
Dow farm, In Coventry, was found lying
unconscious beside the road near Coven
try village late last evening. Mr. and
Mrs. M. D. Frasler of Orleans were on
their way home from Newport About 11
o'clock last night nnd when near Coven
try village Ihey saw the form of the
young woman lying partly In the hushes
beside the road.
They found she was alive and took her
In their machine to their home. In Orleans,
Dr. T. C. W, Temploton of Irasburg was
summoned, but It was several hours later
before she recovered consciousness. She
was taken to her own home this morn
The girl's story Is somewhat Incoherent.
She claims to have walked to Newport
to attend an entertainment and wan on
her way home. When near the watering
trough on the Coventry road about three.
miles from Newport she says two men
overtook her with a oar, and asked her to
ride. She refused at first, hut finally
consented to get Into the car. She said
they gave her something to drink and
that she remembers nothing more.
She claims she did not know cither of
the two men. A rigid Investigation Is
being conducted by State's Attorney
Prank Thompson and Sheriff K. .1. Mill
and It Is expected that disclosures will
be forthcoming as the officials have
clue as to the Identity of the men.
Former Navy Cook Oota to Stnte PH.
son Elndcd Officers for Two
Rutland. Aug. 3. Clifford Woodard,
former cook In the navy, was sentenced
to not less than one and a half nor more
than three years at the State prison at
Windsor for an assault upon his crippled
stepson, George Mosscy, last June
Woodard pleaded guilty to a charge of
breach of the peace, that charge being
preferred against him after the first one
of assault with Intent to kill had been
dropped upon testimony that Woodard
had been drinking Jamaica ginger at the
Woodard has successfully eluded the
authorities over since the night of the
attack. Ills stepson made complaint
against him that night with blood
streaming from wounds in his head made
hy the hutt of a revolver or some other
blunt Instrument. The crippleI youth'.ilri.i.n,nnn 9nH sisi,i hv . rnn
condition was serious. A charge of in- from p,qtnte counties he mustered only
tent to kill was Immediately made against , lfi votes on his motion to place the con
U oodard. but he had skipped. , yentlon on record as opposed to dcslgnat-
Day heLare yesterday he was found nR nr recommending or by roll call
working as second rook at Hyde Manor , endeavoring to concentrate sentiment re
and arrested by Sheriff Noble .1. Sanford yarding any candidate. There were m
of Mlddlebury. volf, ci-drd n opposition.
ne neserten alter enlisting in the navy.
was arrested at Rutland and served
term at the Charlcstown navy yard.
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Strike Whrm More- Pay I HeftiJrrd Them
Chief A lone Remain on
St Johnsbury. Aug. 2. The three paid
firemen at tho flre station quit work to
day because they could not get more pay
and Chief Harry A. Mardcn was alone
at the flre station guarding the auto
fire truck and the auto hook and ladder.
Arrangements have been made to keep
another man at the station to-night In
case of flre and until other firemen can
he secured, The men received J21 a week,
with one day off a week.
Stale Commission Reports Increased
TVndency to Boost Nrenisltlea
Boston, Aug, An Increased tendency
toward profiteering, especially in the meat
and produce business Is noted In a report
to-day of the State commission on neces
saries of life covering the six months
ending July 31.
"During the past few months," says
the report, "whether because of the fact
that dealers In the necessaries of life arc
no longer In fear of prosecution by the
federal authorities, or whether they feel
a certain Justification because of the enor
mous profits ma.de in other lines of busi
ness, there has been an increased ten
dency In this community to profiteer, es
pecially in the. meat and produce busi
ness," The cost of living in Massachusetts has
increased 102.6 per cent since 1913, accord
ing to the commissioners, who, however,
predict an early reduction, due to an
abundance of raw materials, prices of
which it is pointed out have dropped
sharply of late.
"Wages as a general rule have kept
pace with the advancing costs," the com
mission says, but adds that in reality the
laborer is not as well off as formerly be
cause of Interrupted employment In many
lines. Salaries and (
still behind tho advance In prices but peo
uaring meraselvea to conditions
and the increase In cost is being compen
sated by economics and a general cur
tailment of expenditures.
No Hall, Itmrt or ttrauhonprra Hnvr
Appraren to f'lngur Farmers
Ottawa, Ont Aug. S.-Wlth the danger
period already post and cutting started
In several western areas, the crop situa
tion from end to end of Canada to-day
Is excellent, according to Dr. J. H. Oris
dole, dputy minister of agriculture, who
has Just returned from the west. There
has been practically no hall damage this
year, except In very few localized areas
and there Is virtually an absence of rust
or grasshopper damage,
Conference and Field Me,B , nan-
uipn i enter AuguM fl
Randolph, Aug. 3.-The Vermont Potato
Growers conference and field meeting is
to b held at Randolnh r-en, a ,,.,..
under the auspices of the Randolph Potato I
.ikb. inc. me iiandolph School of
Agriculture, Vermont Department of
Agriculture, and the University of Ver
mont Extension Service. A luncheon will
be served, tho headquarters of tho con
ference being at the State School of Agrl
Montpellor, April 3.-Androw Elliott of
Gait, Ont, has been again engaged by
Commissioner of Agriculture E. s
Brig-ham to do livestock demonstration
work at fairs and gave addresses at
Grange meetings through the fair season.
Mr. Elliott sailed from Glasgow, Scotland,
on tho 15th of July, with 10O head of
Cheviot sheep which he went abroad to
purchase for parties In Woodstock, vi.
Mr. Elliott has had opportunity to study
agricultural conditions in the British Isles
and will have much to hav nf Inteiest
Present Governor Is Unanimous
Choice at Unofficial State
Convention at Saratog a
Platform to Be Adopted
Saratoga Springs, Aug. 3. Governor
Alfred E. Smith was unanimously ac
claimed as the candidate for re-nomlnatlon
by the official Democratic Stato conven
tion to-night. Although convention lead
ers had decreed that there should be no
designation or recommendation of can
didates at the foil primaries on a roll call
of the counties for an expression of opin
ion, "Alfred V
Smith" was the only re- i
When .Selienertndy county was reached
on the roll call, Mayor Oeorge H. Lunn.
who earlier h.id vigorously fought against
the expression of nny preference, said
that hi; had tried to make it clear that
so far as Schenectady county was con
cerned there was no other gubernatorial
candidate under consideration, but that
ho would decline to answer on tho roll
cn.il because to do so would constitute a
violation of the. spirit of the direct pri
mary law.
When the roll call for preferences was
proposed Mayor Lunn offered a motion
that the convention refrain from such
sictlon, but It was lost by tho overwhelm
ing vote of ! to 111.
Governor Smith's name was formally
placed before the convention by formrr
tlovernor Martin 11. Glynn, who respond
ed for Albany, the first countv on the
list. Others who spoke for the governor
Included O. Caddy Merrick of Albany
and .Miss Harriet May Mills of Syracuse.
To-morrow the convention will adopt a
platform and will call the roll of coun
ties for an expression of opinion regarding
the balance of the State ticket, two as
sociate Judges of the court of appeals
and United States senator
The unofficial Democratic State conven
tion to. night flattened out the opposition
led by Mayor Oeorgo It. Lunn of Schenec
tady to a proposal to rll a roll of the
counties for tho purpose of getting an
expression of opinion regarding can
didates Mayor Lunn put up a vigorous fight, hut
ho djd not have the voles behind him.
Backed by tho solid Schenectady county
The convention was outspokenly hostile
to Mayor Lunn. When former Congress
man .lohn .T. Fitzgerald of Brooklyn re
fcrred to recent acquisitions to the Demo
cratlc party there were cries of "voto
with the socialists" "throw out the
socialists" and go back to tho socialists"
referring to the mayor's former affilia
tions with that party.
Nlnclecn-Year-Old Factory Worker,
About to nceome Mother, Relieved
Johnson, Aug. 3. The. body of Miss Amy
Shonio, 1!, missing since Saturday evening
when she left her boarding place, was
found this afternoon back of the ceme
tery by two factory girls crossing through
tho cemetery hill to get to tho river. The
cause of the girl's death is said to-night
by the authorities to be unknown, but it
Is beliovcd that they arc proceeding under
the assumption that she committed suicide
by taking some kind of poison. Dr B. H.
Stono of the Stato laboratory of Burling
ton performed an autopsy this afternoon
and took the vital organs to the laboratory
for analysis.
Only a brief statement could be secured
from State's Attorney Tracy to-night.
Miss Shonio, who had been employed
at the factory here for a year, was said
to-day to have been about to become a
mother and that was the reason for her
supposed suicide, the authorities state.
What nuzzles the authorities Is tho
authorities Is tho absence of any bottle
that may have contained poison, as noth
ing was found by tho body.
Miss Shonio's body was found under
a tree near an old barn.
Shn left her boarding place Saturday
evening and It is believed she died that
night. So far as known she went wun no
young men In the village and horo a good
reputation, living quietly. That she. was
mlssinir whs not reported to tho authorities
until last night. Her father. N J. Shonio
of Stowe, was horo to-day and had barely
returned home when notified of the find
ing of h'er body.
Thin Alletmtlon In Mnde In Suit hy Mrs.
Chaplin for Dlvorvr
Los Angeles, Aug. 3. Mildred Harris
Chaplin yesterday filed suit hero for a
divorce from Charllo Cliaplln. She alleged
Mildred Harris Chaplin, called by some
writers "the queen of the movies" was
born In Cheyenne, Wyo., on November 20,
1001, of English and WclMi parentage. At
the ago of threo monins Mildred's family
moved from Cheyenne to Laramie, and
when she was two years old went to
Pocatello, Idaho, later moving to Denver,
When she was nine years old she was
sent to tho Kgjin Schoo' of Dramatic
Art, Her first appearance was at a charity
fete In Pasadena. Soon afterward she wns ,
given her first opportunity to appear In 1
the movies. The picture was "How States
. f n.tn vmIp:1.1 upstfrr thriller In I
,tru tntuiL, ,i .j, "
that picture Mildred Harris' rurls, which
have mado her famous, were In two tight
braids. Her salary waH Jin a nay.
From that tlmo MIhs Harris's rise in
tho movies was rapid and she was soon
a star with Director Griffith She was K
old when she first mot Charlie
Chaplin. It was at Ocean Park, and less
than a year afterward they were married
on October 23. 191S. Soon afterward they
moved into their home a LauRhlln Park.
Telegrams and congratulations poured
In and 1" m"'h
space to te 11 ne about ' romance. .The
homo In which the Chapllns lived was
gorgeous. A son was born In July. 1919,
but died 72 hours later
Then eamo rumors that all was not
happiness at the Chaplin home and the
cloud that threatened the married life of
tho couple loomed darker. Finally there
came rumors of a divorce proceeding and
that Mrs, Chaplin charged her husband
with non-support, to which the comedian
replied that ho had In his possession can
colled checks to the amount of $50,000
to prove the amount of money his wife
had received. The Chiipllns were then
living apart.
Billle-"My dad must have been dread
fully wicked when he was a boy." Bob
"Why?" 'Cos he knows so exactly what
nucstlens to ask m when he wants to
to! know what 1 have been doing, Japan
Lieut. Locklear, Famous "Movie
Stunt" Flyer, and Lieut. El
liot Take Fatal Dive
Los Angeles, Calif.. August 3,-Llcutcn.
-r., nor t.orklear. noted "stunt" avla
nnri t.leulenant Milton Elliott, his
nJrtn. were killed last night when their
nlnne rrashed from a distance of 1,000
t.r, A nudes. Calif.. Aug. 3.-Locklear
was engaged with Lieut. Elliott In per
forming a feat for a motion plcturo con
At a distance of 10,000 feet In the air he
was given a signal by tho motion plcturo
director and started Into a nose dive. A
battery of searchlights were playing on
the machine nnd fireworks were being
sot off from the plane by Lieutenant
Elliott. When he had dropped to within
son feet of the earth, Locklear was seen
to attempt to straighten his plane nut
He was too low, however, and crashed to
the earth, Roth aviators were Instantly
Locklear van credited with being tho
first aviator to leap from one airplane to
another whllo In flight.
lnnpH-torn Found 1nny Vlolntlvna
Wlien They Stnpr-l Cnrn In
Montpellcr. Aug. 3. 1 nspectors Gregg
and Hlgglns of the State automobile dc
partmcnt have made their report of the
work which they did Sunday In Burling
ton, most of which was on the Shelburne
road. They stopped between 500 and 600
automobiles, asking to see their licenses.
They found many Infringements of the
law, such as not having proper creden
tials In tho car: ears being operated on
dealers' number plates contrary to law;
glare headlights.
The actions of two dealers in connec
tion with number plates are under in
vestigation. The secretary has received the report
from Boston that suspension of llcenso
for use of glare lights Is taking place.
He has not decided what action he will
take If the continued use of the glare
lights occur.
Ran In Front of Grand fnther" Motrin
Mnchlnr nnd I-fir Are Practlc
nlly Severed
Watorbury. Aug. 3.-Alberta Eldred. the
four-yer-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
John Eldred of Waterbury Center, had
both feet practically severed when she
ran In front of the mowing machine of
her grandfather, Oeorge Hunter, this
morning. Ono foot was cut oft and the
other barely hung.
Dr. H. D. Hopkins and Mrs. William
Marshall rushed the girl to Heaton hos
pital at Montpeller. Stimulants were
given to keep her alive until arrival at
tne hospital.
Now York, Aug. 3. "Booze raisins"
Jumped yesterday 20f) per cent wholesale
above the price prevailing before the
wnr and ten per cent over their whole
sale cost a year ago. This new high
price was brought about when 149 or FiO
carloads of California muscatels passed
from one group of California packers into
the hands of another group without the
slightest chance of reaching tho consum
ing publlo before next October.
The sale was an open one on the
Mercantile Exchange. Before they
reach the consumer, whether In the
loose, raw state or In the form of
"home brew," trreao raisins will have
cost tho hotrar.wlfo at least 40 conts a
pound. Thus "homo brow" will be
brought pretty close, to the marginal
cost of a thimbleful or the stuff that
Is prohibited but still gets over,
either In the. front or tho back room.
Merchants who were not Interested
In this salo described tho retains as of
"the loose, unseeded, packed in tho box
variety," hardly suited for oastcrn do
mestic purposes, but admirably adapted
to hrowlnp uso.
The carloads were offered by Brown
& Secomb for a group of California pack
ers. A Chineso Arm bought In tho flrstcar
at a fraction over 22 cents the. pound, there
being 35,750 pounds to a car. Then prices
rose, to 24 cents the pound. The. 149 cars
wero brought In by E. Z. Foley of Fresno.
Calif., a packer. The average price for
each car was almost .T14.000, bringing the
total for the 100 to nearly $2,000,000.
Generally tho salo was described as a
"wash one" to establish a foundation
price for the packers.
niiKlnrim FViroe Withdrawal front Cfcn-
vbbh for Conmraaimtri
Whito River Junction, Aug. 3. Raymond
Tralnor has announced his withdrawal
from the canvass for congressman In the
second district, alleging as his reasons the
press-of private business,. He was to have
spoken at Windsor last night but In
formed tho committee In charge of the
rally that ho was out of the race.
Mr. Tralnor announced himself as a
"wet" candidate early In the summer and
had a considerable following In his own
county and elsewhere. He was former
secretary -of tho Local Option. League and
led the fight against the ratification of
the Perry act. He also took a prominent
part In the campaign of the present gov
ernor. Perclval W Clement. Ho Is perhaps
tho best known practising attorney In
his section of the State.
Tho withdrawal of the White River
Junction candidate leaves tho Incumbent
of the office, Porter H. Dale of Island
Pond, John W. Gordon of Barro and
Ernest W. Gibson of Brattleboro still In
the race. Congressman Dalo Is admittedly
very strong In the northern counties of
the district. Mr.. Gordon Is supposed to be
strong In Washington and Orange coun
.1 , Xf. nihcnn Ir. orlltlnr. In Vila s,um
, p0lmt of w,ndnarn, ta supposed to bo a
ntTf,nf. contender for the nomination
modltM ..wer lssue.
' Gbson, who Is a veteran of tho World
I War. having gone to Franco with the
rcrnnantK of tne rt Vermont will have
, a fol,owlnR .g m. ea-servlce
' H ,r h fnilo r.t hi announced
, , admitted
C . 'T .-4.--.. '.1.,
I f 00 g oV a cpa,' ' "
stir up something of a campaign.
T .
Pay Up btOCK
Montpeller, Aug. 3. Tho Connecticut
Valley Orchards company have, filed with
,i, .....mn. nt sinte a statement that
hey havo paid up $50,000 their capital
stock. The Marlon Rotary Pump company
of Hardwick has certified that It pro -
noses to Issue the rest of Its stock, 8.9M
shares. Lawrence & Wheeler o( Spring
field stated that they have paid up $13,000
of their capital stock and the Rupert
Electric company of Rupert propose to
issuo 100 shares of stock at J100 each.
Fell, rent,
t-.l .r
or buy through the class!
President of International Long
shoremen's Association Has
Conference With Presidential
Marlon, O,, Aug. 3. Senator Harding I
held a conference to-day with T. V.
O'Connor of Buffalo, president of the In-
tnmiHnnnl fneshorcmen's Association .
at which tho labor situation was discussed
generally and tho candidate was assured
of tho support of the labor leader. Mr.
O'Connor later gave out a statement cov
ering his views.
Previous to his conference with Mr.
O'Connor, Senator Harding had conferred
at length with Senator Harry S. New of
Indiana, chairman of the Republican
Speakers' Bureau on matters pertaining
to the speaking campaign. To what ex
tent If at all tho front porch campaign
will bo deviated from Is understood to
havo been discussed.
Senator New asserted that no ono In
authority has said there would be no
deviation from the plan nnd then pro
ceeded to discuss the handicap of a front
porch campaign now as compared with
the. Harrison campaign in W and the
two McKlnley campaigns n ikm and 1W.
.Not only are railroad rates higher, but It
Is Impossible for the railroads to furnish
equipment to conduct excursions to the
candidate's home as In past years, he
A statement Issued hy Mr, O'Connor af
ter the conference said In part:
"I am for Senator Harding, because I
believe a change of administration abso
lutely necessary to restore confidence In
this country. I know Senator Harding
Is a real man from whom labor will
always get a square deal without any
blare of trumpets or brass bands.
"I have heard a good deal of various
leaders that are going to deliver the la
bor vote this year, but I want to say that
nobody will deliver It Labor Is thinking
as never before, and Is going to vote to
suit. Itself. In 1916 I was away from homo
and lost my vote, hut If I had been there
I would have voted for Wilson, But
the Democratic Party has since then lost
Its claim for contldcnco of the country.
We. must restore popular confidence in
our government In order to put an end
to the unrest that exists. The fact Is
that the world is in a bad scrape, and If
the United States does not keep Its feet
on the ground the world can't.
"I deal with all the nationalities ex
cept Asiatics, in our organization, and
I know that there is a general desire
to get away from entanglements with
European concerns. There is a good deal
of apprehension among tho men less con
ditions which they observe In Europe
may reach hcac They are determined to
avoid anything of that kind If they can.
"It seems very plain to mo that labor
must support the Republican party this
year. If tho Democrats should win, the
government would be turned over to the
control of the solid South and the ma-
cninc-domlnating Democratic States of
the North. The solid South will be the
dominant partner and the South has
been utterly reactionary In its attitude
toward labor. It Is completely out of step
with modern attitudes toward such ques
tions as women in industry, child labor,
limited hours of labor, employers liability
and the like.
"Former Senator Bailey is campaigning
for the nomination for governor in Texas
with the opon shop as his platform. I have
novor asked the absolute closed shop,
but I certainly could not assent to the
view that the southern Democracy takes
of the problems of labor."
Board of Bducatlon Against Providing:
Fnnd for Oprnlncr Thin Coming
Montpoller, Aug. 3. The Board of Con
trol held a meeting this morning at which
members of tbo educational department
appeared relative to the financing of the
Vail school In tho coming year. Tho edu
cational department wanted advice In the
matter of Mrs. T, X. Vail having recently
deeded the house to the State. It devel
oped a problem upon which more infor
mation and authority was necessary be
fore, tho educational department under
took supervision.
Following tho conference with the-Board
of Control, the members of tho Board
of Education met In their own offices
and considered the proposition they are
against, namely of providing funds for the
conducting of the Vail school this fall.
By the terms of the deed to the State
from Mrs, Vail, the school must be con
ducted on the Speedwell farm, which Is
hard to meet In view of the fact that It
will not be, available until October 15. The
matter will not be definitely settled until
the next meeting of the board.
Montpetler. Aug. 3. Harry A. Black,
secretary of State, has received from
Judge G C Frye of the municipal court
In St. Johnsbury the statement that R H.
Norcross of Hardwick appeared before
him on the cnarge of operating nn auto
mobile after his license had been revoked
and that he had boon fined K ami costs,
which ho paid.
$500,000 FOR WORK
Montpeller, Aug, 3. The district high
way commissioners met with S. B, Bates,
State highway commissioner, to-day rel
ative to the work for the rest of the sea
son. Haying Is about done and there Is
more help av.vllablo than there has been,
so that Mr. Bates wanted to know their
plans, incidentally there comes from tho
automobile department over JS0O,ono to be
distributed In maintenance of roads and
this matter was under consideration while
tho conference was In progress,
Health Compel Secretary and IJtira
rlan of Bar Association to Onlt
St. Johnsbury, Aug. 3. Guy W. Hill has
resigned as secretary and librarian of the
1 Vermont Bar association in the following
letter to the Hon. Marvelle P. Wehher
PUt of tho association:
I "My resignation as secretary and
librarian of tho Vermont Bar association
Is hereby tendered, tho aaroo to b0 ef-
1 fectlvo upon the nppolntment of my suc-
cessor or successors,
September 1. 1920.
I "At tho timo Vol. XIII went to preHS on
I February 27, I thought that I might bo
1 able to perform this work without neglect-
Ing my practice until the end of the cur
rent year. Professional engagements and
my physical condition, duo to the Injury
received January I, make It Imperative,
that 1 relinquish the. offices now. If I havo
spare, moments, I feel that I should
devote them to ontdoor rrcreallon rather
than t ib rerforninn'-" of gratuitous
Would. lie Ilooip Smuggler Has Only
IltmxHf to ninmc for flclne Caught
'10 QunrtK of Liquor
St. Albans, Aug ,t Charlie Tlffell of
Troy, N. Y was placed under arrest this
morning by Deputy Willis Fuller,
charged with violating the Volstead act
by bringing Intoxicating liquor Into this
country. An examination of his grip dll
closed about 10 quarts of various kinds
of liquor.
TlfTcll bought the "wet goods" in Mont,
real yesterday and In tho afternoon took
a train as far ns St. Armand, where h
got off. Prom that vlllago ho walked,
carrying his grip as far as Hlgheate,
where he hired a team, which took him
to this place. He Intended to leave on train
No. 2 for Troy, N Y. He was practlcally
thc cause of his own downfall as he ran
right Into Deputy Fuller on tho train.
air. I'uiicr necamc suspicious of mm and
asked him what he. had In the suit case.
Tlffell became very nervous and Fuller
ordered him off tho train until the suit
case could be opened and Its contents
looked over. Whllo on his way to the bag
gage room In tho station Tlffell made a
poor attempt at escaping, but he was
easily caught. It Is evident from his story
that ho did not havo the booze for tho
purpose, of selling It. Ho Is In poor health
and thinks liquor is the only remedy for
him, so went to nil that trouble to obtain
Wlndhnm Oonnty Co-operative 3Htk
Prodneers, Inc.. to Hrrct 8X1,000
Milk Plant
Brattleboro, Aug. 3 The Windham
County Co-operative Milk Producers. Inc.
to-day bought a farm of 173 acres on which
to erect a milk plant. It is a part of tha
widely known Bradley Dairy farm owned
by .1. Dorr Bradley of Chicago. A milk
plant of brick or cement will bo erected
this year at a cost of about $35,000, much
of the stock for which already has been
Arrive by TndercTOond" llonte
Hide for Five Years
Tacoma, Aug. 3. Definite location of
tho "underground system" on the
Pacific coast by which "thousands of
Japaneai am smuggled into tho United
States yearly," was announced here to
day by Congressma.n Albert Johnson,
chairman of the House 3Ub-crmmlttee
on immigration and naturalization
which re-assembled to-day to inves
tigate Japanrse activities in the North
west. "Until wo came to the Northwest wfl
had only an Indefinite Idea of the oper
ations by which Japanese aro being:
brought surreptitiously Into tho United
States," said Mr. Johnson. "Now wa
havo a key, so to speak
"Wo have, found that tho system be
gins at Yokohama. Thence, it leads to
Honolulu and extends across the Pacific
to Guaymas on tho Gulf of California.
"Hero, cither by water or across tha
border, the. Japanese Invaders are smug
gled Into the United States. A perfect sys
tem of escorts has been established. Mex
ican guards aro known to havo been bribed
with J10 at tho United States-Mexican
border. The same careful system of es
cort has ben-ei.tablished both at Yoko
hama and Honolulu.
"Once the Japanese is smuggled. Into
California ho la taken in tow by some
member of the Japanese association,
branches of which are In Oregon and
Washington. Ho ts taken to the. bank and
his credit established by a substantial
"Then ho goe.-? out into-the vineyard
or into tho agricultural districts and
hides for five years. At tho expiration
of this- time ho can corao out of secta
slon. If ho is questioned by the gov
ernment authorities as to hut restdeac
here, he can quickly establish this by
taking the authorities to tho bank
where five years ago ho mado his first
deposit ,
"Wo are positive that these, associa
tions, in Washington. Oregon and Cali
fornia, are aiding in the Kirrreptitioas
system of Japanese entry into theMJnited
States. . ,
"The United States authorities-are..per-fectly
cognizant ofta routo of -this- under
ground system of -unlawful transportation
and will tako somo action at once.
lm In NnrnraJ History Museum Larse
as Plymouth. Rock
(From the New York Times)
With Jade for ornaments Increasing In
prico from five to six times what it was
previous to tho great war. It is. Interest
ing to know that the. largest known bloc
of jade in existence Is in tho American
Museum of Natural History in New York
city. The big stone looks to the averaga
observer to bo about as largo as that
famous piece of rock they keep under n
elaborate arch at Plymouth, Mass.. the
famous Plymouth Rock, upon whfcn the
Pilgrims, landed. If?-actual nlzo 10 Sevan
feet In length by four In width and Its
weight is throe tons.
The museum's block of jade does not
look unlike tho Plymouth -Ttock. for white
jade always suggests a beautifully pol
ished green, or pcrhops white, stone., this
being in the rough, looks venrrmich lOco
any other boulder.
While tho big piece of-Jado is one. of
the museum's great curiosities. It is not, 1
as might be supposed. In a conspicuous
place, say In the big centrap-hall oD'tha
museum on the main floor, but tucked
away In a far corner ot South Sea-hallon
the fourth floor. This is because It la
used as a part of an anthropological. x .
hlblt and on It Is poised a Maori warrior,
life size, in an attitudo suggestive ot a ,
war dance, with a, knife poised In an up.
raised hand.
The warrior is an interesting person
himself. He Ls in native costume, which
consists of tattooing on the- facti and the
upper part of tho legs and a breech cloth.
Tho model was cast from life. Theori
glnal was Hautuotcrangi, a Maori -dancer,
who was ono of a troupe brought to this
country a few yeanwigo to perform -at the
Tippodrome. Tho statue was tho work
of Sigurd Neandmss, and In the difficult
poso In which it is done- is considered one
on tho finest and most realistic figure
of this kind In the Museum.
Monsieur Hautiioleransl Is poised upon
tho block of Jadn because that stone. Is
found In vers- conslreable quantlties'm
New Zealand and is prized by tho Maoris
both as an article of value, and also as
a lucky stone. Besides making orna
ments nnd charms-of the Jade, the Maoris
carved axe-shapod Implements from It,
drilled at tho upper ends, and carried '.by
their chiefs as badges of office,.
The groater part of New Zealand jada
is found on thp western recast nf "South
Island In boulders which usually appear
In mountiln streams. This big block of
Jade was found on South Island In 1302,
It Ik of tho green variety, none of tho
white Jade being found 1n New Zealand,
and the Interior ranges from apple green
to the richest tones of emerald The
outer surfaces are snbject to change and.
Ilk this great boulder, are a subtranslu
cent brown or yellow brown.
If you have never paid much attention J
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