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m THE CALEDONIÀN-REGORD Every Working Day. Partly cloudy tonight. l - HOME AND MAIL EDITION l Cooler n cou I OL. V NUMBER 6 ST. JOHNSBURY, VERMONT, THURSDAY, JULY 1, 1920 PRICE TWO CENTS 1M! P f ; L 11 Vi DE10CIATS iAGUE MR. ASTLE'S EUROPEAN TRODT Supt. Dinsmorc Thinks It Carne from Lyndon Cen ter Pond Ycars Ago The recent storv in the columns of the Cnledonian-Uecord of the six pound trout that Oscar Astlc caught àt St. Johnsbury Center Sunday ha nroused much interest in Ibis ?cction and there has been considcrablc speculatoli about the kind of a trout that was caught. Sup. Dinsmorc l the Uriitfd States Fi h Hatchery did not .ce the fisli but fr.im the dcsrrip ion given hini he .atisiìed that il was a specimen of th Europcan brown trout. Thi- is a rare spceirs for this sectinn of th? -tate, but is fairly common in New York water ajid in the streams f Benninpton countv, whcro it has bern introduecd. Ai to its aire Mr. Dinsmore said if one of the rralrs could have been piaceri l'nder the miscroscopc one would have seen a series of ring. cach rinp reprcsenting a ycar's prowth just as in a tree. Asked whcro such a rare fish could rome from ho exprcssed the bclief that tv . fish carne down the river when the pond wcnt out by John W. Titcomb's house at Lyndon Center about 10 yoars apo. Mr. Dinmnrc thouirht ihat Mr. Titcomb Ind omo of tho Kuropran trout in that pond and 1hat this fish mmt have been in the Passumpdc river over since that tinic. There is report that a smallcr fish of Ibis sanie sppctes has borii caii"ht in the Passumnie river within a year. Sonio 25 year acro when Mr. Tit comb was at the head of our Stir: rli and trame lenartnipnt a sueees:;d allenipt was made to rcar the Euro- (Continucd on page four) The Circus is Corn ing! " JINX" A Show That Bar num Would Have Been Proud Of CONVICT NOT TO BE PUN1SHED 1 OR ESCAPE BOSTON, July 1 Herman L. Barncy, the convict who pavé himself up last nir-ht after 3G days of free tlom from the State Prison from which he esca-ed throuirh a ventil ator wi!l not be punished for hij es capade. or for bis part in assisting two other long terni conviets to free doni at the sanin (ime, Warden Shat tuck decided today. The warden said Barncy's surrcnd er was entircly voluntary and for that reason he wotffd iot be nuni di eci. Instoad of rinvine worked on a Vermont fami for bis health as he stated, Warden Shattuck raid he was convinced that Barnev. leader of i proli" of automobile thioves in this citv before he ki'Ie I a locai policc niiin, had not. loft Metrnnolitan Bo ; tn until. he wcnt to Vermont to ;ur render anrl to divctl siisnieion front tho:p who had shcltcred him. His lvmds, his clothes and his weipht and renerai appearaaec, the ward en said, bclied the story of life on a farm ncar Bratllcboro, Vt. for a month. Barncy refused to name his em ployer or to pive the exact location of the fami on which he worked. The prisoner said it wai mere chance that took bini lo Bratllcboro after bis escape. He sa'd he hiked over the tracks of the Boston & Maine railroiul from the ynrd in the roar of the prison to Lexington, v.iihout shnos, havinp lost bis in the oprano. A friend there surnliod hiri with ;n otbo,. pairf be said. He jumprd a froifht at Littleton. lronned off at Brat tleboro, and after hidin in ho woods for a rlav. canio out and ns!;cd for a job 'ttinir a place on a fami. NEW YORK NEWSPAPKRS SOLD FOR 3 CENTS NEW YORK, July 1 Only onc New York eveninp newspancr will be sold for two cent-s after toniorrow fol lowinp the announcement today that (he ))iice of the Eyeninp Sun and the Eveninp Telepram will be incrcased to three ccnta because of incrcaied cost of publication. DEMOCRATS ARE SILENT ON PROHIBITION Henry Olcott Has - a Birthday Party The 81st birthday of Henry Olcott was celebrated on Sundav at the home of Robert aPrks in the Spauld inp Neiphborhood when 18 descend ants, incl.udinsr the children, prand children and prcat prandehildren. The four "enorations sat down to an cxcellcnt dinner and later in the af ternoon there were i."htcr refresh ments. The pucst of honor received several pifts from hi.5 ìclatives and prratly enjoyed the occasion. Mr. Olcott is in exccllent health and hi f friends hnpe he will celebrate many more birthdays. Platform OITcred by Con vention Sub Coiti- Lcaves Out Dry Plank (By the As.sociatcd Press) SAN FRANCISCO, July 1 The Pemocratic platform as drafted by the sub committee of nine submitted to the full committee, dcclares for ratification of the ncacc treaty as a requisite to prcscrve the honor and i n lepri ty of the nation; suppests that the Irish question can be broupht le pitimatel" before the I.eaTue of Nh tions for scttlcmcnt, and is nilcnt on the subjcct of prohibition. It advocatcs collective barpaininp for farmors, opposed compulsory ar bitration of labor disputes, declares l'or recopnition of the new Mexican povemment when it has establishcd order and calls on the lepislaturcs of Tennessee. North Carolina and Georpia to ratify the f i-ffrapo amend Uient. In many respcets the platform fol lnwed that adopted bv the Virpinia Democrats nnd publiciy approved by FMesident Wilson. The Lcapuc of Nations plank in particular was taken virtually as a whole from the Virpinia platform, thouph in other respeets there have been modifications and many new subjects hav ; !ieen added. I Other plank praisel the adminis- tration conduci of the war, condemns Republicans for extravapance, criti ! riso the Ronublican conpress for fai!.- ure to revisc war timo tax scheludcs, and denies Republican clainis of eco nomy. It blames the 'P cpublicans for the hiph co4. of livin in dclayinp peace, pi ed peri lepi.-lation to biinp profitecrs before the bar of justicc, reafinn Dcmocratie tariff doctrines, difenda the prcsidential veto of the budpct bill and advocates a budprt system partly under direction of the secrctary and trenurcr, commend.i Democrat Xc ' administi-at ion of- the postai employes. avvocate pencrous treatment to di:;ablcd soldiers, but declares apainst excesive bond ìsmib to pay cnmpcnation which would "ut patrioti -m on pecunia basis, pledpe continued improvement of merrhant marine, dcrlare it the duty of the American povcrnment to aid Amcn ia dccl.-iìt: fr.r Philipnino independ cnce, aHvocate federai repulation of pre-convention campaipn expendi-' tures. The preamble commenda the achievement of rrc-ident Wilson in the interest of the country and of the whole world and condemns in pen erai terms the Republican conpress. LUTHER BURBANK IS TAKEN TO SANITORIUM SAN FRANCISCO, Jul- 1 Luth er Burbank, the horticulturist, was broupht today to a San Francisco sanitorium from his home in Santa Rosa, for treatment. Information as to the nature of the illness of the "plant wizard," wa.3 dcclined at the sanitorium. II. C. L. IIITS CHICAGO WITH A WALLOP CHICAGO, July 1-Surface car fares in Chicapo advaneed from G to 8 cents today. tclephone cullò on a measured basis jumned from 5 to (5 1-2 ccnts and milk wcnt up one cent lo 15 ccnts a quart. BERLIN TEAM BEATS FA1RBANKS IN SECOND GAME LIGHTNING KILLS EIGHT COWS, BULLANDACAT That liphtninp somttimes strikes more than once in the sanie nlacc was clcarly proven in Tuesday af ternoon's hip stoiTn when the barns of James Achilles of Barnct were first struck and later the house. Liphtninp struck the barn at milk in timo and the electricity follow ed the milkin machine, and in it; trip throu"h the two barns killed eipht cows and Mr. Achilles' hip bull. The liphtninp had a curious wav of dealin" its death blow as it took the first two cows in the row .'Mid then skinped two i'nd so on down the line, killinp two aid leavinp two until eipht were killed and the bull. Soon after thii death dealin" bolt Mr. Achilles' house was stmck by liphtninp and the cat killed. Ncithcr bolt set fi re to the barns or the I house, thouph when the house wai struck the roof was somcwhat damap 1 ed. Mr. Achilles' farm is Bavnet near the Ryepate line and vciy fortunately none of the occupants of the house were injured. Resciics Boy -om . . DrÒwning at SlièrbìooKc Robert Cutts a 11 -car old Boy Scout, proved the v.ilue of that or panization Sunday by rcscuinp Nor man F'iint from drownin- at River sidp Park in Rhcrbrooke. Flint was in .bathiiiy with Edward Cutts, an older brother of Robert, and had cramps and wcnt down. Robert Cutts went after him and thouph nearly ex hausted in the striif"rle saved his mate and broupht him safel to shore. Robert is the son of Mrs. Jcssie Cutts, a former St. Johnsbm-y resident, and a nenbew of Mr.i. An drew Johnston of Fairbanks villapc. Norman Flint, is a relative of Isaac B. Flint of St. Johnsbury. St. Johnsbury Plays An Er rorlcss Game and Bat ted Hcavily The Fairbanks A. A. baseball team dioptierl a second pame to Berlin at Berlin Wedncsday by the score of ti to ?.. The pame was well played thojuphout, and the larpc crowd which witnessed the pame were atis fied with the fine cxhibition piven by both teams. The St. Johnsbui"y team wus in pood forni, hit Veazie fic(uently for lonp drives into the outfield. and played errorless ball in the fìold, P.er lin's outfielrlers, cspec'allv Coon, The swift centeHielder, captuicd nuinber loss lonp drives which loikcd pdo I for extra bases. Thcir two errore did not prove costly, and thcir hits were bunched in the eiphth innii'p when the iFs score of 3 to 'l was broken. McMahan pitched a fine panie, and except for the ciphth inninp kept the Berlin hits well distributed. He wa.s well supported by hu batteiy mate Hocrnlc, who Kepr the Berlin base runners dose to the bases at ali times and made a stolcn hcac an 'sa possibility. The featurc of the paino was Wood's two-bapper in ihc lift li, wh:ch scored two nini, in the ninth, by a battinp rally, th'j St. Johnsbury boys "-ot threc meli on, but failcd to put a score acro? th piate. S. Johnsbury will be the scene f two pood pamos on S iturday and Monday. On ttuidav. th.; much strriipthcned Lyndonviil j lehm will try to even thinps up with thcir old rivals, and on Monday, ano'hcr co:i tost which bids fair to ie onc of the best of the siason will occur bctwctn Shcrbrooke and the Fairbankj A. A. herc. A return panie with Burli u at St. Johnsbury is cxpcctcd tò occur 'idtcr. 1 he line up: V'h i tlwwik . A. - A.- . -, Connor, ss Little Hope Expressee of Ballot for Presidential Candidate Before 1 Friday (Bv the Associated Press) SAN FRANCISCO, July 1 The prospeets for ballot ing late today for a presidential candidate went glimmcr ing as the delegates to the Democratic National conven tion assembled for the fourth days' session. A long bitter fipht over the Lcairuc of Na- St. Johnsbury Banks Dcclare Dividends tions declaration, in which the sup porterà of Prcsident Wilson were for ecd to acccpt an amendment to the adniinistration plank before it could he adopted, so delayed the work of the platform committee that there is little likelihood the convention will get to ballotinp before tomorrow. Mcmbers of the platfomi commit tee expressed a hope they would be ablc to make a report to the conven tion late today but as a fipht is in prospcct in the committee n the pro- (Continucd on Page Four) Hocrnle,' c Sullivan, If Swan, 3b Gomielv. cf Lvnch, 2nd b Wood, rf Slayton, lf McMahan, p 1 St. J Berlin . ; .... . JltllL'l lf, LaRoche 2nd b, Jasobs rf, Morris cf, Coon lòl-b, Powcrs Wapncr Crd b, Morrison c, Preo p, Veazie 4 5 fi 7 8 !R H E 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 5 0 00 0 0201306 12 2 mmi Mimi To procure some of the j VOILES we are offering at $ 1 .29 a Yard The values are remarkable THE CHENEY A Master of Music. It plays ali rccord3 with a quality of tone unrivalled. Chency Talkinp Machines demon- strated and sold by Lyman K. Harvcy rassumpsk, Vermont. Passumpsic Bank Declares Dividcnd The Passumpaic Savinps Bank is toay payinp to it.; depositors a divì dend of 2 1-1 per cent for tho six month just ended. Total dividends of 4Vj per cent were paid for the year 1019. Few banks in the State pay as liberal dividends to depositors. Our Waists and Dresses defy any competition. You'll be disappointed if you do not get the one best fitted for your needs. This lot comprises ali Cotton and ali Silk Garments. Silk Dresses Now Selling at $28.25 Thè ShjpjpiMg We're sittinp on the "Hiph price" lid doinp evcrythinp we can to keep the prices of men's clothinp down. When you buy a suit of ui you pay only the actual cost of cloth, tailorinp and transporta tion, plus our profit which we have fipured down to the lowest possible mai-gin. ' Spring and Summer suits in coirect style and reliable quality at reasonable prices. - See the suits we are showing at $37.50. ! Co-operative Shoea for men. Quecn Quality Shoes for wo men. ASSELIN BROS. The O Spot CLOTHING and SHOES Why Not Save From $1 to $5 You cannot carn money easicr than lo buy Chautauqua season ticketa. The price for single admission will be Afternoons 50 Cents Eveninps 75 Centa Plus War Tax The price for season tickets for tho entire 10 entertainments is only $2.20. Thus you attcnd but half of the per formance and with the attractive propram no onc could miss more you would save $1.55 by buying a season ticket. Don't wait for sinplc admis sions. After attendinp one perfor mance you will want to attend them ali nd it wjll cost you more than doublé the amount you will pay for a season ticket. Tickets on salé at Bripham'.s Drup Store and Leach & Waterman's. We are qualificd to carrjr out the instructions of Ihoso iho employ ns be-' cause of our thor- oughly modem equ ipment. Our ser vices we try to make efflcient and cour teous and ve solicit your patronage for V! I M ...... m The four St. Johnsbury banks de clami their semi-annual dividendi in July 1. The two national abr.ks, the First National and the Merchant.--, paid semi-annual dividends of 3 per cent. The Citizcns Savinps Bank Trust Company paid thcir. stockhol ! ers a semi-annual dividend of 5 per cent and the usuai dividcnd to thcir depositors. xr t TIES4HAT SDMDR TÀSTE AND TIE RIGHT There is unusual beauty in the new Medium-width Open-cnd Ties made in many beautiful warp printed silks. The color conibinations are striking and the weight of the fabrics such that you can always get a knot that is ncither too largc or too sinall for the new collar shapcs. 75c, $1.00, $1.50, $2.00 STEELE, TAPLIN & CO. V. A. TAPLIN, Prop. On the Hill Soft Collars 25c 50c Laundered Collars 25c 3 Doz. Boy Bai. Drawerg, size 21-2G-2S 50c Goods for 15c each To Read and Remember ' The chicf cause of th ift health of th. American people is CONSTIPATION. lf the waata of the body is not properly disposed of daliy , indigestion must rcsult. Wrhen there is indipestion there is an impropcr assimilation of food, loss of Acuii, and in time a general run-down cohdition affecting the whole nervous system and often causing discase of various organa. THE AMERICAN LITTLE LIVER TABLETS is tho "Best General Eegulator." They act as a general tonic to the stomach and bowels; nature is simply aidcd in doing her work properly and good health resulta. They arv purcly vegetablc. Uose One or two at night as nceded. In case of chronic constipation, one half to one glass of hot or cold water, night and morning is hclpful. .THE AMERICAN THROAT TABLETS have beet carcfully compounded to meet the general demand for a general throat tablet, to he dissolved in the mouth for hoarsencss, sore throat, tonsilitis, couphs and colda. As children cannot garglc, and the American Throat Tablet Ì3 as palatable as candy itis the remedy par excellence for them. They aro helpful to the stomach and cannot be surpascd as a prcparation to bc kept in the house at ali time3. Directiona Dissolve one in mouth every hour or two as needed. Small children, one-fourth to one half tablet. NAZOL is an antiseptic, soothing nasal ointmcnt for CATARRH AND COLDS. V Ls composed of Borie Acid, Sodium Chloride, Men- " thol Oil of Eucalyptus and White Petrolatum, a formula that meeta with the approvai of physicians. NAZOL is put up in neat metal tubes. . If you have catarrh, or cold in the head, try Nazol. Thcse prcparations can be procured of your regular dealer, or will be sent by mail upon receipt of price. THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL COMPANY, St. Johnsbury, Vt.