TURK'EY MUST SIGN TREATY IN TEN DA YS
Fair tonight nnd Sun;;
day. Little change in
Entire Northeast Sec-
Kvery Working Day.
VOL. V NUMBER 19
ST. JOHNSBURY, VERMONT. SATURDAY, .IULY 17, 1920
PRICE TWO CENTS
WILL HELP THEIR
E. & T. Fairbanks & Co. An
nounce a Pian to Relieve
The following announcement has
been postcd at the scale factory by
The question has been asked as
to whether or not this company
would help to finance home-building
by our employes.
Announcement is heroby made that
the company will be glad to help in
siifh an undertakine- bv making ar-
rangements that will allow employees j
to pay for their liomes by montniy in
stalments, thercb" permitting pay
ments in lieu of rent, to go toward
paying for the home.
Employees will select their own
lots and decide upon plans, the
company only stipulatine an advance
payment of ten per cent on the total
cost of the lots and buildings.
The company will sell lots on ita
property at a nominai price, but will
lend its assistance just the same, if
lots are purchased elsewhere.
Employees interested in this mattcr
will confcr with J. C. Clark, decre
È. and T. Fairbanks and Company
St. Johnsbury, Vt, July 15. 1920.
This announcement will be well re
ceived by munv of the employes of
the corporation who have -ried in
vain to find homes for themselyes
and their families. This is in line with
the policy of other corporations
throughout the United States to fi
nance building operations for their
employees and which has been adopt
ed by the American Woolen Com
pany, the various subsidiaries of the
United States Steel Co., many of the
Akron" eomorations and' elsewhere.
At the Beloit factory of Fairbanks,
Morse and Co., the employes have ai
ready purchased 200 houses on the
instalment pian and an addition to
' (Continued on page four)
The Electric Current throughout St.
Johnsbury Division, will be shut off Sunday,
July 18, 1920, from 7.00 A. M., until 6.00 P.
M., for repairs on the main line.
Twin State Gas & Electric Co.
E. E. GAGE, Manager.
Wallace Reid in "The Dancing F00P
with BEBÉ DANIELS A Paramount-Artcraft ricture
Just a lonesome "small town guy" trying to sell jugs in New York. One night, while passing a little cabaret, he smelled
fresh country eggs a-cooking.
A regular meal a regular fight a regular girl ! Then the dancin' f ool landed and the jug business won orr jazz.
- See Ali the Latest Steps and Fads in Dancing and Then Some! With Witching Bebé Daniels and "Wally" Reid's Own
Jazz Band. If you have liked "Wally" Reid before. just see him in this, his latest picture. He's just great !
LARRY SEMON in his brand new Comedy, "SOLID CONCRETE." , lst Episode "THE THIRD EYE"
Girls Go Swimming
Friday the Girl Scouts captured
the club house, arriving in two
waves. Troop 2, leaving headquart
ers at . o'clock, met reintorcements
at the Fish Hatchery and advanced
upon the swimming pool at the top
of Emerson's Vati', which they
quiekly made their own. Mess cali
sounded on the Lsland and 14 re
sponded. The troop l'eli back upon
the village of St. Johnsbury as eve
Troop 1, 12 "resont, met at the
clubhouse at 7..10 to perfect plans for
a similar invasion of falla and swim
ming pool Saturday afternoon.
POLISH TROOPS OBLIGED
TO EVACUATE VILNA
WARSAW, July 17-Thc Pòlish
detachment after obstinate Street
(ighting have been obliged to evacu
ate Vilna under the enemy's pressure.
CEN. GONZALES GETS STAYS
MEXICO CITY, July 17 Gen.
Pablo Gonzales has won a point in
his trial for alleged treason, having
been given a stay of proceedings for
linee days bv the court martial for
the purpose of ìiermitting the court
to determine whether a vvrit of ha
bcus corpus should be granted.
FIGHTING NEAR PEKIN
PEKIN, July 17 Fighting be
tween the Chinese troops of rivai
fuctions occurred 00 miles from htre
P'iiday and numbers of the wounded
are now being brought into the city.
Railroad communication is interfered
with and the commission sent out
from this city to reconcile the con
tending factions have returned to the
capital and announced that their cf
forts of conciliation were a failure.
TO MEET ON JULY 23
LINCOLN, Neb., Jul 17 Wil
liam J. Bryan and "Billy" Sunday are
the two most talked of candidate for
president on the ohibition ticket
according-to the vice chairman of the
nntional committee who is here to ar-
rana:e for the national convention I
which convenes on July 23. It is 1
likely the party wilj run a woman for
vice-president. The convention will '
have 2,C00 accredited delegates. I
GOES OVER TOP .
IN $50,000 DRIVE
Caledonia County Behind
Quota in Recent Tuber
Caledonia county fell S880.75 behind
its quota in the recent drive to obtain;
.$50,000 for the fund of the Vermont
Tuberculosis Ass'n. The amount sub
scribed was $2,7G!).25. The quota was
St. Johnsbury went over the top by
$112.05 over its quota. The failure
of a number of the smaller towns to
reach their quota was responsible for.
the country not reaching its quota.
The report of the county as fur
nished by the association's headquart
ers in Burlington is as follows:
Total Kep'ed Rec'd
Kirby no report
Sutton no report
Walden no report
W'at'ford no report
Wheelock no report
E. St. J. 50.00
The result of the state drive was:--
Cash received at Burling
Cash reported raised not
received " $16,564.99
SOLDIERS KILLED WHEN
CAMP LEWIS, Wash., July 17
Three Oregon militia men were killed
and four more in.jured here Friday
when a six inch ride burst on the ar
tillery target range. Two members
of the regular army were also injur
ed. Our equipment and
We are aiming ali
the while to sell
service and satis
faction with our
merchandise and to
show courtesy on ali
See our line of
Hammocks and Re
JESSE LASKY, Presents
TURKEY GIVEN TEN DAYS
TO SIGN PEACE TREATY
LONDON, July 17 A threat to
drive the Turks from Europe "oncei
and for ali" is contained in the Allied
reply to the Turkish objection to the
peace treaty made public here today. '
Such action might follow if Turkey
lails to sign the treaty. Ine time
limit forl'uikey to make known her
decision expires at mid night July 27.
Word comes from Constantinople
that stormy cabinet meetings were
held both WednesiTay and Thursday
during which the Grand Vizier urged
the signing of the neace treaty as a
lesser evil than the consequences of
a refusai to sign. Other membevs
of the cabinet urged a refusai. A
Crown Council has been callcd for
Monday to make a final decision.
The Allics have arranged to deliv
er their reply which takes the foiw
of an ultiniutum to the Turkish neace
deleuation in Paris Saturda" after
noon. The Tuiks are informed that
they must signify their willingness
to sign the peace treaty within 10
day;;, fading which the Àllied owers
will take suoli acton as they ma" con-
sider neccs.sarv in the circumstances.
AMERICAN TEAM WIN
IN TENNIS MATCH
WIMBLEDON, July 17 The Ani
ci ican team won the right today to
challcnge Au.-.tralia for the Davis cup
when Johnson and Tilden defeated
Parke and- Kingscote of Great Bri
tain in the doublé match, giving the
Americans three slraight matches
and a victory in their keen competi
tion with the British tennis plavers.
WILL START PROCEEDINGS
NEW YORK, July 17 The Fed
erai authorities have compieteti plans
for the arrest of 7,572 alleged slaek
ers in the New York district. The
arrest will start in a few days. The
assistant district attorney, who has
these cases in charge, admitted that
after months of secret work he was
ready to gather in the offondeis.
i . .. . - Right Leg
On Thursciay afternoon, Louise
Remick, seven year old daughter of
Mi. and Mrs. H. E. Remick of Wat
erford, narrowly escaped the loss of
her right leg. The girl was playing
in the grass in Waterford where
some boys had left a seythe after
having been haying, and she fell on
the biade, cutting a doep gash in her
right leg near the calf. She was
brought to St. Johnsbury where her
injury was dressed.
One lb. box of Apollo
Corner Railroad and Port
J. R. Paino
A Master of Music.
It Dlavs ali reeords wifh
of tone unrivalled.
Chenev Talkint? Mnch
strated and sold by
Lyman K. Harvcy
- PLAYS FOR PARTICULAR TEOPLE
Ben Thornton Strikes Hired
Man on Forehead With
At about 1.30 o'clock on Friday
morning, Ben Thornton, a resident of
Hardwick Center in the Cobb dis
trict, struck one of his farm hands,
Forrest Gilman, on the fore-hea
with a long iron bar.' Thornton, who
is an old man, stole upon Gilman in
the dead of the night when the lattei-was-in
bed and fast asleep, and in
flictcd a very serious wound, Mrs.
Gilman, slceping in the same room,
was awakened by the assault and
with her small child, fied and gave
The locai authoi'ities of Hardwick
;.vc:it to the fami ar.d took Thornton
into custody, putting him in the
Hardwick lockup. it is expected that
he will be brought to St. Johnsbury,
where Judge of Probate Wesley will
be requested to place him in ' the
Waterbury hospital. Judee Wesley
recently appointed a guardian for the
old man, whose mental faculties were
not adequate to the management of
his business, and the papers of
giurdiansliip were reeived onlv
Thursday night by C. A. Stanford of
Hardwick. That he was mentally un
balanced had been evident for some
time, but it was not thou"-ht that he
was danp'erou.slv "crazy."
Gilman is expected to recover
from the injury,, which was most se
vere. THE BENT OIL PLANT
BURNED AT SOUTH BOSTON
SOSTQNJuly 17 The il plant
of James F. P.ent Co. in the South
Boston district was destroyed by lire
early today at an estimaUrl loss of
?50,()00. Threo alarms were sounded
and the firemen prevented the flames
from sprending to four large oil tanks
Automobile Fire Insurance
CUT IN HALF
and a ,,,
of 20 per cent of the premium at end of policy period
Fire Insurance Company
Inquire of any of the following agents :
St. Johnsbury A. B. Noyea
George F. Wincb
J. E. Tinker
M. D. Coffrin
Campbell & Blodgett
W. N. Blanchard
Alex J. Smith
Second Race Postponèd Until After
noon Because Sailing (
(By the Associated Press)
The second international cup race of 1920 was post
ponèd at 11.30 o'clock until later in the day by order of
the regatta committee. No sign of wind w7as observed
in any quarter. The skippers who have handled coast-
wise ships aloncr these shores de-1
that no finish could be made
within the time limit of six hours.
At 11.45 a stray zephyr carne in from
the south which gave the yachts just
iLiuv nitti lìii uiiu i i t: . i ne ucci ul
spectators was larger than on Thurs-
day, while the decks of the Victoria
were crowded with guests of Ssir
Thomas Lipton. Weather prophe's
ventured a guess that a wind would
spring up later in tHe day, but at
noon there were no signs of a breeze.
Under the sailing rules, the legatta
committee had the power to postpone
tJip rare until later in the day at in
tervais of fifteen minutes by raising
the signal flag.
SANDY HOOK, N. J., July 17
A wind of three knots' strength was
blowing from the noitheast at 8
o'clock this morning when the crews
of the Shamrock and Rc-solute be
gan to preparo for toclay's interna
tional cup race. At 9.22, Shamrock
moved slowly out nast the Sandy
Hook point. The wind was very light
und she made but little headway as
she headed seaward. Resolut-r '
stili at her moorings "jlJìb
leiiger rouimeci me y- 1UUIV
Point. Capt. Burtonnoisted his big
club topsail and got underway. At.
9.52, the Resolute had.hoisted a big
topsail, and prepared to dron her
mooring in the. horseshoe.-.-Capt.
Burton fmallv abandoned the effort
to ìeach the lightship on his own sail,
and at 10.07 took t wo from a tu?
At 10.15 the air was clearer, and the
weather prophets predicted more
wind from the eastward at noon
which would give the yachts a reach
H. E. Davis
P. O., Sheffield
G. M. Campbell
P. O., Lyndonville
H. L. Rogerg
H. H. Bullock
& E. F.Morse, Inc.
MONDÀY and TUESDAY
ADOLPH ZUKOR, Presents v
"Ali of a Sudden Peggy"
A Paramount-Artcraft Picture
She prctended she had a husband, so that her widowed molher could wed. Then
the papers announced her marriage and fihe had to make good.
A zippy, laughablc tangle of love. Filled with the sunshine that is Marguerite,
Clark. ' , , '
From the Famous Stage Hit by Ernest Denny.
lst Episode JACK DEMPSEY, the best known mali in the world,
in "DARE DEVIL JACK"
PATHE NEWS ;
toward the Jersey shore and another
reach to the finish. The Resolute
i dropped her moorings at 10.21 and
took a tow from a tu for the sta.-.t-
, ... ., , I
i mg Ime. The race is being failed uh
j der conditions which promise little
more than a drilting matcn. At
10.30, it was fiat cairn at the light
ship with no breeze in sie-ht from any
direction. At 11, the two yachts in
tow, and accompanied by an excur
sion fleet were running out to the
lightship. Weather continued to be
lifeless. The regatta committee an-
nounced afe. 11.20 that the time al
lowance which the Shamrock must
give the Resolute would remain at C
minutes and 40 seconds for the 30
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