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THE C ALEDONIAN-REGORD The Weather Showers late tonight or Sunday. Warmer to night. Light winds. LATEST EDITION VOL. VII NUMBER 56 ST. JOHNSBURY, VERMONT, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1922 PRICE TWO CENTS "Ssy 6Pages Today É, QENERÈL MA STIRIIKIE0 CUT Trains of B. & M. Road Are Delayed Force of Deputies Increased owing l o Disturbances In This Section Serious disturbances with the operation of the Passump sic division of the Bostcn and Maine railroad marked the pro gress of the railroad strike in this section last night. Minor injury to property and harassing of workers at the Railroad VOTERS CLUB TAKES ISSUE WITH GROUT Claims Not Unusuafifor Mayor To Be Representative Upon reading the communica tion of Candidate Grnnt nnhlwhorl in a weekly papcr on the 29th, we feel that an explanation should be made to the voters of the city as wcll aa to those members of The Voters Club, who have been un able to attend our regular meet ings. Mr. Grout states that he "is now a candidate only because he has been importuned by many (Contmued on page 5,) Bethlehem Plays On Campus Today The Bethlehem baseball team are the guests of the Fairbanks A. A. t.his ììft.prnnnn nn tho r.nmmii; Familiar faces in the visiting line- up will be Dutch Richoreli and Sull up will be Dutch Richoreli and Sull v iwin oi wnom nave n avw on .st. W iJohnsburv teams. Arthur Kellev will do the hurling l'or the locaìs. Fans will be sorry to leam of the sudden death of pitcher Chad wick's sistcr who passed away last evening. He departed on the late train to Derr- N. H., and is not with the team today. ARRESTED MAN IS IDENTIFIED AS THIEF BOSTON Sept. 2 Finger prints of a man arrested in Portsmouth, N. Y., were identified by state ex perts hee today as those of John Sullivan wanted as the leader of a gang of auto thieves who bave been opei'ating in this state for severai years. Sullivan arrested as John J. Daley, is a former room mate of Earl "Tug" Wilson who is awaiting trial on charges of shoot ing a patrolman. Distriet Attorney Salstonstall took steps to have Sullivan brought back to this state. PREDICT HARD COAL SUSPENSION END TODAY PHILADELI'HIA, Sept. 2 Prcdiction by United States Sen ator Pepper that the anthracite mine suspension would :be settled today and general expression of ibelief among dose observers of the situation that before night resump tion of the joint poace negotiations was likely marked the beginning of the lòóth day of the struggle. Secretary of Labor Davis arrived in Philadelphia last night but would make no comment. GERMANS PROTEST FRENCH TROOPS BERLIN, Sept. 2 The German government has sent a note to the League of Nations entorinir fn-h protcst against the presene; of French troops in the far Saar dis trici. EX.-MAY0R ENDORSES FLINT FOR SHERIFF Intcrestins Letter From Officiai at Pottsville, Pa. The followimr lettor h:is Imnn J received from Ex. -Mayor Mortimer of Pottsville, Pa., regarding the candidacy of Frederick A. Flint for sherifF: "Mortimer's" Pottsville. Pa., Augu.-t 28, 11)22 Daily Paper, St. Johnsbury, Ver. Gentlomen : With sincority and pleasure I wish to record in your valuable (Continued on page three) i shops at Lyndonville had been re- ..ii. . . . . . porteti ounng tne weeK. Last night block signal wires were cut anu oDstructions were placet! on the tracks which might have meant disuster to trains on the night schedule. The situation ut T.vndonvillp hai bi come so tense that 18 deputies under òneri Wilbur orthen are now stationed about the railroad shons and vards. The events of the week include the tampering with block signals, ine nnning 01 iron ciampeu to the track. the damaoe tn Frank I Miner's engine, the placing of pulp wood on the track, the daubing with naint of severai hrmsos tho cutting of tires of an automobile ueionging io one ol tne workmen, throwing stones and rotten eggs at the workmen, and calling them I names. Whether an accident -to the freight train at St. Johnsbury Center was due to outside causes ìs not known. The, block signals have been cut in severai piaces and this necessi tate some delay in the operation i of the trains. One signal tower Deiween at. Johnshurv and I.vn- cionvine was put out ot commis sion and another between Cnvon- try and Newport. A railroad rmtrolman fnnnrl u piece of iron clarhpod on one of ine raus 01 tne main ino uut 1 i v Vu . Vu- nienl ?. ( cla,1,1; the .t.,n: T.hl? wa evening with the ovident intent iounn near tne caute sheds ho nw the l.yndonvillc depot. Another patrolman found a pile of pulp wood on the track about a mile be low l.yndon station. Both ob structions were placed on the track some tinie during Friday night. The most serious damage of the week was the damage dono to Frank L. Miner's engine, No. 2012. The veteran fireman carne up from St. Johnsbury in the early niorning and took his engine out for the usuai run from St. Johns bury to Cambridge Junction and return. While he was in the rail road office getting nis orders some one placed a piece of cast iron weighing about three pounds be tween the crosshead and the back cylinder head. ' When Engineer Miner started his engine the iron casting was jammed into the working parts of the engine. Both bottoni guides were bent, bending the main rod and also springing the piston rod. The engine was sent back to the shop and Mr. Miner given a new locomotive. I. F. Hill, an employe who has woiked over sincc the strike start ed, had the tires of his automo bile cut Thursday night. The car has been stored in the Grapes ga rage and the party that damaged the car bioke into the building sumeume iiuring tne night. Another occurrence of a memor atile week was the daubing with Paint of three of the house wh, ..-. the men live who have ti.ken the piaces of those now out on strike. The houses thus decora'ted were the doublé tenement occupied by F. S. Haitwell and tiis father, P E. Haitwell, and C. t. Crowley, the honns of N. A. Westor. and Ivonald Bell. The doo.- of tliu ics taurant undei- the Hotel Ly.ndon wheie most of the men at' the Continued on Last Page Gerry Coburn Writes from Kansas The boys at the St. Johnsbury fi re station have received another postcarrl from Gerry Coburn, who with his wife and two Woodsville people, are motoring across the United States. Mr. Coburn has finished half the trip and writes as follows from Garden City, Kan sas : "We have been making very poor timo but as we are in no hurry we don't care. We have had some poor roads and some mud, staying in one place two days on account of the rain. We had 75 miles of road yesterday (Aug. 26) fiotti Great P.end to I lodge City as straight west as you could diaw a line, and just as level. Some country and lots of pretty girls." i - ' . LABOR DA Y-EVERYBODY WORKS BUT FATHER! By MORRIS i ' ROiKurf .,.r SV i'Xf . . M07"t-ICf? DnTc a (L M Stos D-M jtaFZ-j . vih-hhi jr.-- Vfi -ikffl sten . vwswauM i mmiA MJrJ-TS I 7t7Ti jgirw'v k: ti 11 tt , . . ir ir 1 Viini 1 1 w ? LOG OF THE YELLOWSTONE HIKERS The St. Johnsbury Camp ers Take Their Depar ture for Civilization According to an-angements, on the morning of Tuesday, August 22, I got our equipment onto one of the great van trucks of the Transportation Company and ac companied it Iti miles down the Firehole to Madison Junction. My old friend Cushman gave me a profane welcome and I whiled away a few hours with him while 1 waited the arrval of the boys, on the Ranger truck from Ma'm moth Springs .The boys stili laugh at a good joke 1 nlayed on myself here. Pefore we loft St. Johnsbury Dr. Cramton had filled a medicai knap sack with some emorirencv reme- dies. A satrebrusher with n wifo and 5 small r.hildi-pn. m. ihvnii.r, down Ford and no fnnris luir) full- en desperately ili at the junction a few days before and was receiv ing such attention as othor kind hearted sagebrushers could give himFunds were beine solicited and in addition to my contribution I tendered the contents of the knansack which we wotilrl nn Innir- er need. When I veached the bottoni I found a small bottle of dark -color-ed liquid marked "Poison". I had "dropped a stitch" a few days be fore and stili had a very trouble some back. I said, "By George Cushman, here's a bottle of l'odine. Pub some on mv back." "Sure," said he, "peel off." He rabbed and rubbed until I said "don't put on too much or it will blister." An hour lattei-, when the boys carne, one of the,m snirfed and said "leen using 'sketer dopeV" And I then re called that I had gone to one of o.ur druggists before leaving and had him put up my favorite mos quito remedy-oil of' tar, citronella and Pennyroyal. Tho old man said "Dam it, I thought it was a blank-cty-blank long time making color." An hours ioumev in tho fmpt- down the Madison River landed us at West Yellowstone, Montana, the Western entrance to the park. While there is noihing of interest here or for many mles outside this entrance is said to pass more (Continued ou paté 4) -u( ili wmzS7 ,4 3 tfV n S. Hfsy? HERRIN MASSACRE , PROBE IS CONTINUED MARION, 111. Sept. 2 The grand jury investigatine the Her in massacro in which 22 person. were killed also is making a tlirough investig.ition into the re- sponsiDHity lor tho apparent fail ure to cali troops in time to pie-1 vent the slaying, -t became known todav. A number nf izens have been called before the investigatine body and questioned along thse lines, it was Iearned. Should the grand jury find any traces of dereliction of duty on the part of any officials, recommenda tions of impeacriment likely will be made. It also is expecteil that the failure to ask for troops after Col. Samuel Hunter of the adju tant General office had recom mended sudi steps, will be coni mented upon. 'ROLLING HILLS GOLF CLUB' NEW ORGANIZATION Enthusiasts at Danville Unite and Give Out Challenge Roscoe l'otts, publisher of the Baseball Magazine. who is sneml- ing the summer in this vicinity is the prime movine spirit in the golf regime now dominant at Danville. So ardont has been the enthusiasm of the erstvvhile base ball editor that he suceoeded in making many people at Danville, includine an entourage of summer visitors, take up the interesting game. Within an astounding short space of time, golf links bave been iaid out for a nino bolo courso. The course is locate! back of Thurber's Hotel at Danville. Workmen were secured to build tees, to smooth off the green ami to set up the cups and flags. Ini provement has been rapid and i now a banii of ardont enthusiasts daily complete the course. The record for the course thus far is held by Mr. Potts with a mark of 41. A prize box of fivc pounds of candy had proviously i been won by P.liss Davis whos'e mark was 42. There is a prize of I a dozon golf balls for anyonc who can complete the couise in "H. The ( Contiued on page four) FAIR OPENS ONJONDAY Bigffest Show in Northern New Hampshire tó Run Four Days 1 The big Lancester Fair onens on Labor Day and to continue through Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, giving the public four days of the great show. The Lan caster fair has been growing stead ily and this year will ark stili further progress in ali lines. Liber al premiums in ali classes assure that cattle sheds will be ci'owded and exhibition halls well filled. Lancaster has booked two ball games, one between Lancaster and Groveton for Labor Day, and the second between LancasU'r and Bretton Woods on Fhursday after noon. The racing program will be a good one as pursos total $2000 and the races will be run off on the first three days of the fair. It is ex pectd that there will be a big field of starters. An innovation will be daily races between running horses, four speedy Kentucky thorough- (Continued on page 4) THREE STATES HAVE FOURTH OF U. S. INCOME NEW YORK, Sept. 2 Three states, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania receive one fourth of ali income in the United States. Twelve Southern states, coin prising more than 21 per cent of the population receive less than ló per cent of the total ncome. On a per canita, the ibasis, the people of the Pacific states re ceive a higher average income than those in any other regional group. These figures are taken from ad vance sheets of a report entitle! "Distribution of Incoine by States" soon to be issued by the National Bureau of Economie Research, Inc. This report will fonti the third volume of a series giving the find ings of an exhaustive investigation of "Incoine in the United States," upon which the staff has been en gaged for more than two years. DUTCHESS OF ALBANY DEAD IN INSBRUCK LONDON, Spt. 2 The Dutch ess of Albany die! yesterday at Inshruck in the Tyrol it was an nounced here today. ON EAILMOAD Labor Council To Hear Appeals g HARRY H.CARR HOST TO HAPPY CHILDREN Birthday Party for His Grandsons, Allan and Harry Fish If there is a bettei" host than Harry H. Carr it would be difFicult to convince the children of St. Johnsb.ury of the fact after their happy afternoon Friday on the Carr lawn. More than 25 children with an equally happy gathering of grown ups celebrated the birth days of Mr. Carr's grandsons, Al lan and Harry Fisk, aged 7-and 6. The lawn and broad piazza were decorated with bunting, flags and flowers and the children played and romped to their heart's con tent with Miss Rhea Gilson direct ing the play activities. From dec orated tables on the lawn Mrs. H. G. Hadlock of Boston and her sister, Miss Helen Wakefield, serv ed punch, sandwiches, with ice cream and birthday cake following in their order. The birthday cakes, gay and brilliant with the requisite number of candles were cut by' Mrs. Robert Fisk, grand mother of the young celebrators. There were many gifts, there were favors for each guest, and there was tun lor everybody with the Sights, thrills, attractions gal ore genial host the happiest and thetuneful band conceits, fireworks uu.siet 01 ine wnoie pany. even the goat added his share to the party and, hitched to a cart, - gave excitine ndes to the more courage ous of the children. The following children were presenti Betty and Claudia Good rich, Dennison and Frederick Bean, Lillias Moore, William Jenks, William Gray, , George Kellogg, Robert Fisk, Barbara Wilcomb, Stanley and Keith M--Pherson, Marjorie Stevens, Rod ert Taplin, Hepsibeth and Ja. k Miltimore, Beulah Fletcher, Rich ard Ide, Marion Fitch, Ivy Ja"ieì, Phylis Smith, Bailey Brown, Kath erine Spencer, Muiy Brooks, Wil liam Ricker and Ned Carr of Dani ville. This is the second annual lawn fete given by Mr. Carr in celebra tion of his grandsons' birthdays and to complete their vacations spent with him. They ieft Satui day for their home in Southbvidge, Mass., Mr. Carr motori .1 them down. AMERICANS TO TRY CHANNEL SWIM DOVER, Eng. Sept. 2 Two of the Amei'icans here awaiting a fa orable opportunity to attempt swimming the English Channel an nounced this afternoon that they ha! decide! to start their cross channel efforts this evening. Char les Toth and Sani Richards of Bos ton were the venturers. HOMESTEAD FEUDS IN PHILLIPPINES MANILA, P. I. Sept. 2 Land feuds in the province of Tarlac have resulted ir. an armed encount er. Homestead ho'ders organized for resistance to landlords, who at tempte! to drive them from thter holdings, killed three. Nineteen of the attackers have been placed in jail. EXPLOSIONS MARK MINERS' WALKOUT UNIONTOWN, P. A. Sept. 2 Two dynamite explosjons and the re sumption of wholesale evictions in the Canaiville coke region today marked the progress of the minors' strike in Fayette. State police and deputy sherilfs were sent to Phillips -where a school building was tiynamìted late last night. Total evictions this week, it was said, would reach 250. MINERS ATTACKERS BEING WATCHED MARION, IH., .Se.pt. 2 Ali pei sons suspected of being leaders of the mob that attacked non-union miners at the Leste r strip miines near here June 22 and killed 22 per sons are being watched by federai operatives to prevent their cscape the attorney general announced today. A grand jury investigation of the affair is under w;(y here. MOVIE ACTRESS HAS MANAGER ARRESTED LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 2 Gladys Walton, motion picture actress, cause! the arrest yesterday of her manager, Alien Alexander, on a ch'Urge of ombezzlement. Miss Waltos charged he had failed to account for $1000 she gave him for bonds. Paralysis of AH Roads Unions Send Gompers Their ( By the Associated Press) WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 Though the American Federa tion of Labor has no power to cali strikes, accordine to its president, Samuel Gompers, the executive council will be called to hear from "hundreds of locai unions" for the insti- tution of a general strike to suo- ORLEANS CO. FAIR PROGRAM KBEST EVER Fairbanks A A .to Prov ide Thrilling Game Next , Thursday j Lovers of high class baseball will get more than an eyeful at the Or leans County fair on Thursday September 7 when Dan Sullivan's superior clan of diamond artists play the Hoernle men of St. Johns bury. Incidentally the announced program for the fair at Barton in dicate that it will be the most elaborate ever attemnted in Or leans Lounty and vaudeville will ali go to make up as varied and as evenlv baiane ed a program as ever embellished a fair in the state of Vermont. The Barton directors have forgotten nothing in their minute prepara tions for the big lime which comes on September 5, 6, and 7. As usuai the fair will be held at Roaring Brook Park which has been the mecca for Orleans County people and sport lovers every autumn. The opening day is Tuesday September 5 when the 1922 edition of the historic Orleans County Fair will get underway in eai'nest. Then on Wednesday, September (5, the special attractions will bloom forth in ali their glory. The program for Wednesday will include the iudg ing of ali hoi'se classes at !.00 a. m., together with the judging of cattle. At 10.00 will come the pull iug matches, paiticinated in by the leading teams in the county,' and divided into three classes. At l.:ì) d. ni. on Wednesday the big program will gec under a'head of steam. A purse of $400 is otfer ed for the 2.19 class, $:!()() for the Continued on Last Page SECRECY DESTROYED ON PRIMARY BALLOTS MONTPELIER. Sent. 2 Town clerks will find that the laws of 1922 regarding of conducting of a i primary election are verymaterially changed and that it will be well for I , them to make a doso studv of th laws. Some clerks and attorneys i daini that secrecy of the forni of j ballot that has been used for years, . has been destroyed by the recent ì act. It is now provilel tlvit when a voter approaches iiie voting place he shall say whether he wants a ! Ropublican or Democratis ballot us the case may b; and that the clerk sliall give him the one called for. Under the old laws these sev erai parties were ali on one piece of paper, but it is claimed now that ' -they must he on separate papers. 1. K. Menili, city clerk in Mont pelier, is one of those who has had an attorney construe the act for him. Use American Tablets. Liver on Lsììbob0 EBay St. Johnsbury Iietail Stores will be elosed ali day EVlonday, Labor Day Iietail Stores Committee St. Johnsbury Commercial Club Resolutions To Proffering Support pori ine ngnt oi railroad unions now on strike. "These appeals have come to me from ali over the country, from those who imagine that I have power or that the federation has power to cali a general strike", said Mr. Gompers. "They have been in the forni of resolutions passed by trade coun cils or locai unions or editorials in labor periodicals. The execu tive council will be asked to con sider them although it has no power to cali a strike." CHICAGO, Sept. 2 While rigid restrictions were 1 placed by tht; federai injunction eranted yester day upon al! participants in the nation-wide rail strike, reports of violence continued to be received. The last 24 hours developed lesser instances of rioting, how ever. Highlights included derail ment of a big passenger train at Brownrville, Ind.. where a wonian passenger was injured, bombing of the home of railroad shopmen at Little Rock, Ark., dynamiting of railroad property at Bentley, La., an attempt to derail a train at Mar- ' ion Ohio, and a derailment at Tampa, Fla., and an attempt to blow up a bridge. Samuel Gomners, president of the American Federation of Labor, wbo condemned the injunction as "outrageous" said a motion re questintr the federation to spon sor a .general strike fn symputìiv with the shonmen would be place! before the shonmen "nurelv as a matter of routine business." Of-ficinl- cvplain that it was not with in the authority o' the council to orW or evi n authorize a general strile. -t the sanie t'me officifls of the shnnoraft asserted that the order would hnvo no effect on co"tinuar",e of the strike. In a statement Nsued !v th" rail'vav dena'-ti-nent, American F'd e";it!on of Labor. strid o leader nlodfred themse'ves o aid v te'r "o-nr' nower the a lint- bnvlo'isness in w'th the strike. injunct;on connection No Paper on Labor Day Monday, Sept. 4, being a legai holiday, there will be no edition of the Caledonian-Record Tuesday's paper will contain a complete ac count of the events of the day.