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Young Man Drowned Canoeing At Lake Morey
THE CALEDONIAN-RECORD A' Newspaper Covéring the EntireNertheastSec tion of Vermont State Kvery Working Day. The VVeather Pavtly cloudy tonight and Wednesday. Prnb ulily showers rxeept l'air Cooler tonight. HOME AND MAIL EDITION VOL V NUMBER 9 ST. JOHNSBURY, VERMONT. TUESDAY, JULY (, 1920 PRICE TWO CENTS Mao ééth Obi Many Thousands Enjoy Great Fourth ofjuly Celebration In Newport . The playing of the 'Star Spangled Banner" by the Newport City Band at exactly 11 o'clock Monday evening brought to a dose officially the border city's observance of the Fourth of July and the many thousands of people thronged the streets to witness the vaudeville performances went home happy and well satisfied that Orleans County had never before seen such a stupendous celebration of the day that i sset aside to remember the signing of the Declaration of Independence. It was a source of great delight for the committee in charge of the big event to watch everything go off so smoothly. There was narv a hitch in the en tire program and the citizens of the city who promoted the affair and put it over in such style are to be con gratulateli upon their ability as pro moters and dircctors. There was ab solutely no way in which to tabulate exactly the number ot' persons in the beautiful citv on the ?-hores of Mem- phremagog Lake yesterdav but on a rough guess it would he safe to esti mate the crowd at 10.000. Newport never before has seen such a vast mass of people within its ronfine and it will probably be some time btfore such a l-.rge number ci people will be here rgain. Hvl i: not been for the fact that old Jupiter Pluvius played hide and seek in the clouds and frightened many ot the more timid res. a much greater pathering would have been or. lune. What threatened early to be a rainv dav turned out to be i gloiious . un shiny day, ali of which did much to make the celebration ar. overwhelm innr success. The day's program was ushere 1 in at 10 oVlock with a pai-ade that to tally cclipsed anythin of its kirrl ever attenroted in this seclion of Ihe country. Kvcn the opliroistie mpm bers of the committee nevm- atitici p.ated anything quite ;o elaborat; .i NEWPORT WOMAN KILLED BY FALL DOWN STA1RS THE CHENEY A Master of Music. It play.? ali reeords with a quality of tone unrivalled. Cheney Talking Machines demon strated and sold by Lyman K. Harvcy Passumpsw, Vermont. the initial event prove -i to be. Bos ton and ether large ciies n;ay have parade that take hou.'s io pa.-s a given point, but even .-.'.icli lai:.;c etn ters don't have parados that can sur pass what Newport was fortunate enough to have this year. The parade was nenlv a mile in length and .tartine fiom East Maia 1 Street aerosa the Cauewav and " up West Main Street to Third Street, up Third to Prospect ,dov.n Second and clisbanding at the Bos'.on and Maino station. The parade was headed bv the marshalls, Charles H. VcCauley, Cela Ialey and Sam Hamilton ali three riding on handsome huises. They were followed by the i i bearers and representatives of the Newport Po- Lilte i 't'jrai LiiiriiL, uia ontii tini V. J. Harrison. Next in line carne the ity Council riding in a big ma I chine, ith Howard Pu lvah drivinsr. In the machine also vas Col. C. S. Emery, ex-mayor and candidate for Governor, who was invited by Mayor James T. Gardner to ride. The Newport Citv Pand followed. In order carne the following: Jock Kirkpatrick and friend? in a Pack ard machine, the American Legion, with 2") members in uniform, four of them sailors, headed by Major Rich ard Corey and Lieut. Fred B. Craw ford; Company L, in thiee platoons, fully equipped, with Captain Regi nald Buzzell,. Lieut. Harley Steven. and First Sergeant Napoleon Mayo in chargo. The toys macie a .fine impiession and were loudlv cheer -d as they pass cd anlong the line; three saddlers, Mrs. Grant Reed, Miss Ethel Addi son and Arthur Robey, Boston and Newport baseball teams in uniform; f.re department, with three hose carts and hook and ladder. One hose cart was dated 1844 and rode just ahead of the new fire truck; Barton band; Bov .couts; the hor ribles; decorateli teams; floats. deco rated automobiles and motoreycles and bicycles. Little Leon Pelkey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eert Pelkey register ed a hit in his toy automobile which was decorated in red, white and blue crepe paper. Those that entered fioats includevi Mrs. William House Is Victim of Unusual Acci dent at Her Home Mrs. William Houv', aged 4" years who lives on the road to Derby in the. City of Newport, was instantly killed Monday foieiioon when she fell the whole lenu-th of the- celiar stairs in her home. She was alone in the house and screamed . she fell. This was heard bv neiehbors who found her dead at the foot of the stairs with a deep gash over her eye. The funeral will be held at her late home Wed nesday afternoon at 2 oVlock. Marv (Klocke) House was born in New Yoi city in 1877 where she liv ed until 18 vears aeo when she mar- I l ied to William House and carne to Vermont to live and resided in New port, Derby Line and Feebe the past 18 years. She leaves beside her hus band a son, William House, aged 17 vears, a brother, Audolph Klocke of New York city. BOY DROWNS BECAUSE HE COULD NOT SWIM (Special to the Calcdonian) FAIRLEE, Julv fi--A drowning ac cident marred the hapviincss of the holiday gathering at Lake Jlorey on Monday when 11) ycar old Cari Simp son of Oifordville, N. H., capsized in a canoe and drowned because he was unable to swim. The bo- ha i come over to Fairlee at about 0.DO in the morning and rented a canoe takin" it out on the lake immediate!)'. He lived on a fami in Orfoitivile, and wts not an ex perienced canoeman. The accident was not discovered until late in the morning, and froni noon of Monday until almost noon on Tuesday, they worked to recover the body with grailpling hooks. The boy's father was in the pai-ty. When finally ob tained, the bod" was caught Uy a fish-line in 150 feet of water. The boy is survived by a father and mother and three biothers. ISKETCHDF DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE Has Had a Varied and Suc cessful Business and Pub lic Career (Continued on page five) Children Parade at Chautauqua The Community Chautauoua which will show in St. Johnsburv for the five davs from July fi to 10, commenced on Tuesday mornincr with a marionet parade bv the children of the Junior Chautauqua. Led i a truck, driv en bv Clavton Silsbv. and a pony ridden bv Miss Dorothy Burns, 100 St. Johnsburv chiklren in gay cos tumes headed bv Miss Bianche Tay lor as Uncle Sam marched along Main Street from the school common to the Academy. I" the rear were two pony carts, and alon" the line of march several boys rode as outrid ers. Following the narade, the kiddies returned to the Chautauqua tent on the sehool common and were told stories of the Far EartT" A well &t ranged program of "ames and enter tainment for the bovi and girla has been airanged as a defnite part of the community Chautaunua system and will be continued dailv. HARDING WELCOMES CONTEST WITH COX MARION, O., July 6 Senator Harding, the Republican Presidential nominee in a statement today said Gov. Cox deserved the Democratic presidential nomination but added that his selectio nwould not chance the Republican campaign plans in Ohio in anv wa". Senator Harding had no engagement ?cheduled for todav but planned to e'evote himself exclusively to clearin" away a tfreat mass of correspondence. REPORT TREMENDOUS LOSS OF BOLSHEVIKI LONDON, Julv C The British war office today gave out a message, the source of which was withheld, saying that the 'cavalry of Gen. Wran gel, the anti-Eolshevik commander in 'Russia had encircled a Bolsheviki cavalry coi-" consistine of 18 regi ments on which the Wrangcl forces concentrated fire from armored cars and airplanes. ' The messages ;ays onlv 150 of the Bol-ihevik escaped. Only 100 prisoners weie taken. The battlefield was covered with dead. PRINCE OF WALES ESCAPES INJURY IN RAILRCAD WRECK LONDON July fi The Prince of Wales emertred unhurt and smiling from the window of an ovei-turned car when his train was wiecked ye.4er lay, says a dispatch fieni Australia. The accident orcuried near Brige town, West Australia, according to the report. The rince's parlor car and one adjoining, which were last in the train, were derailed, ' dragged for 200 yards and then overturned. Th; prinee was cheerej by a crowd that witnessèd liu narrow escape: FOR SALE A registered Holstein Yearling Bull. A. A. Hawkins, St. Johnsbury, Vt. 9 tf 1 ili 1 1 : ,ii J' OUR LINE OF SWEATER at $3.19 at $5.09 Is at its best, and we are ofTering as a Special one lot and one lot We are in perfect shape to supply your needs in ali kinds of Waists and Dresses at lowest figures. Best Beaded Dresses $62 valué Today $27.50 IT lLfWfè a. 99 We're sitting on the "High price" lid doing everything we can to keep the prices of men's clothing down. When you buy a suit of ns you pay only the actual cost of cloth, tailoring and transporta tion, plus our profit which we have figured down to the lowest possible margin. Spring and Summer suits in correct style and reliable quality at reasonable prices. See the suits we are showing at $07.50. Co-operative Shoes for men. Queen Quality Shoes for wo men. ASSELIN BROS. The O Spot CLOTHING and SHOES Born on a fami, educateci in the public schools, a priatcr's devi, a school teacher, a ne-paper report er, a private secretary to a conuress man, owner, manager and propi ielor of two newsnapers, member of con gress for three years and three times governor of his sitate in bis record to date. Business success pu.alkled his po liticai achievements and through his own efforts Cox has j'inassed a for tune. Mr. Cox became the leader of the Democratic party in Chio in 1012 when he was nominated for gov -.fior. As one who had brought rad'cal ehange.s in the state corjstitution, he ' took the field in its behalf. His first terni as "overnor was devoted chief ly to forwarding the enaetment of law to put the new r.tatc constitu tion into effect. But Ohio evidenti- was not pre pared to assimilate ali the new laws for Cox was defeated for re-election. But his party renoininated nini in liilC and he was re-elected for a third temi in 1!18, beintf the only Demo era t to win in Ohio. Legislation for which Governor Cox is best known inrludes a model workmen's comnensation law and a rhild labor law which have been ex tcnsively copied by other states. Ed ucators of the country sa- the Ohio schaol code, cnacted ui'der Governor Cos's direction will lie as a monu m?nt to his achievements. Mr. Cox was born in Butler coun tv. Ohio, in 1870. He attended dis triet school and held his first posi tion as a teacher of the school in which he took his first Jessons. He spe.nl' evenings and holidays in a puntino- office. In a Vw vears he re ccived his first assin-nment ori the re portorial staff of the Cincinnati En nuirer. ' After ten years with the Enquirer, he went to Washinfon as a private secretary to Congressnian Paul Sore nf Ohio. At the dose of this service he purchased the Dayton Daily News, Jborrowing most of the money in nnv for jt. Liter he purchased the Springfield Daily Nws. He was fi rat elected to Contnvss in 1908. He recentlv purchased the farm near Jarksonbur"- unon which he vas born. and is making it into a mod r"n farm ome whro he e' ect to ,rve on retirement from public ofK". Tle is married anJ has four children. Record-Breaking Deadlock Comes To An End at 1 .40 a. m. Name Vice-President Late Today (By the Associated Press) SAN FRANCISCO, July G James M. Cox, tliroe times governor of Ohio, was nominated for the presi dency early this morning by the. Democratic National convention in the breakup of one of the most prolongued deadlocks in the hitory of national i .. . - politicai parties It took 44 ballots to make a choice and it was not un til the S8th when Attomey General Palmer withdrew from the race that the long suceession of ioli calls shbw ed and definite trend. In the turnover of the Palmer del egates Cox "ained the advantacre over McAdoo, his- rivai for first place, since early in the balloting and the advantage was never losl. Witli its choice made the convention adjourn ed to noon today to name a candidate for the vice "esideney. On the opening ballot Frida" the Ohio governor was in third olace. He soon passed Palmer hewever and on the 12ih went ahead of McAdoo. Then began a see-sawino- belween the Cox and McAdoo totals, which at the end of the "Oth roll cali at midnight, found the two virtuallv the sanie. On the 42nd ballot the accession of most of the Palmer strength to Cox put him well ahead and after that several delegations went into the Cox column in a procession. On the 4.1rd he pot a majority for the first time of ali the votes cast and on the 44th he was plunging to wards the required . two-thirds when Colorado changed its vote to him and made the nomination obvious. It was made unanimous cn motion of Sam B. Amidon of Kansas, a leader of the McAdoo forces. As the Cox total passed that of McAdoo and sureed upwards, the McAdoo managers made a desperate f cht tq stop it in time. Their can didate twice had held the lead and lost.it however, and man" delegates srioprting him had given up hope that he could ever be nominated. On the last four ballots ' MéAdno (Continued on page four) 132 H We are qualified to carry out the instructions of those rho employ us be cause of our thor oughly modem equ ipment Our ser vices we try to make efficient and cour teous and ve solicit your patronage for rt Special Sale of Millinery A few exclusive models to be closed out at $8.50 .$12.50 Hats . for $6.00 $10.50 Hats for $3.00 $ 3.50 Hats for $2.00 The Monogram Hat Shop Mrs. C. B. Rathbun 30 Spring Street St. Johnsbury Near the Community Chautauqua Grounds. Good FIand Good CCO THES ra . Make summer trips- ideal. Jpv" There's always a welcome for the well-groomed wear ers of Clothcraft. 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