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FOUND IN LAKE HE GALEDONIAN-REGORD The Weather Cloudy tonight. Prob ably locai snows. Colder in Eastern Vt. Saturday. Increasing winds. A Newspaper Covering the Entire Northeast Section of Vermont State Every Working Day. LATEST EDITION PRICE TWO CENTS. VOL. VII NUMBER 149 ST. JOHNSBURY, VERMONT FRIDA Y, DECEMBER 22, 1922 TOiMC, NOTRE AM s DOMI TThTI EDEDICA1 YM JLLMli CITY MANAGER PLAN THRIVES UNDER HANDICAP National Secretary's Report Shows Saving of Tax Payers' Money 1 ! v Harrison G. Otis Secrctary, City Manager' Asaociation The City Manager Pian of municipal govemment, regard ed by Woodrow Wilson as "a marked advance over any pian heretofore tried in this country from the standpoint of effi ciency and econoiny," seems to thrive under the many handi- , eaps forced upon it by the events 1SSSTEVENS ! BRIDE 0F MR.NYE ATNEWPORT Couple Lcave f or Boston to Make Home There This Winter At high noon today with only the immediate family present. Miss Daisy Newton Stevens, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Delmar C. Stev ens, and Mr. Norman Lester Nye of V atei-ville, Me., were quietly married, the ceremony taking place at the Stevens home, Rev. LeRoy Rice, pasto r of the Congre gational chui'eh officiating. The bride wore a gown of brown canton crepe and carried a clutter bouquet of dark red roses. Hcr travelling coat was Sorrento blue Fashona and hat of black panne velvet. Mr. and Mrs. Nye left on the Montreal and Boston express for Boston whei'e they are to live this winter. Mrs. Nye is a graduate of Derby Academy and the Curry School of Expression. Sho taught five years at eKnt's Hill Seminary and also taught English physical training and expression fot' u ear in New port High School, after which she was employed in the Hamilton Dentai Parlors. Mr. Nye is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Nye of Waterville, Me., and is an eloctrical engineer for a Boston company and auring the Kummel' has been doing work for the Clyde Ri ver Light and l'ower Co. Last evening i surprisu showor was tendered Mrs. Nye by a largo coterie ot friend at the home of Mr. and Mrs. 1'. 1). flint, and many dainty and beautiful gifts were piesented to lier in token of iriendship. Ice cream and cake were served and with music and merry making the prospectivc bride was given a jolly send-olf. Mrs. Nye' i.s one of Newport's most popular young ladies and will have the best wishes o." a largo circle of lriends for happincs. TO PARDON BUT TWO FEDERAL PRISONERS WASHINGTON, Dee. 22 Only i r .1 i : -u ì - j vwo imiciai pi inoiiurs wm oe par fdoned for Chrbtmas, it was an- nounced today. The recipients of the pardons are unknown but theii- names will be published at Cbristmas. ROBBERS UAD UP CLEANED OVER $500,000 CHICAGO, Dee. 22 Ten men, allegcd menibers of a gang of rob bers who the poTice said had ob tained $500,000 in operations thi'ougout the Mississippi Vallcy, were under arrest bere today. More than $70,001) in Liberty bands, stock warehousc recciptà for whiskey, and bonds, were re ceived. One man the police said bad a complete pian of the state penitentiary at Joliet. DISCOVER HUGE "PIPE LINE" OF RUM RUNNERS NEW ORLEANS, La. Dee. 22 Agents of the Bureau of Interna tional Revenue have discovcred a new "rum pipe line" with head quarters in New Orleans and branches in 7 states, it was said bere today. The line "operated by a syndicate of bootleggoi's with a regular schedule of shipments," has been in operation several months and has transported mil lions of dollars of liquor, federai agents said. of the cast two years. Notwith standing the fact that the interest and energy of the entire country bave been focused upon the prob lems of 'war and reronstruction, more cities took timo to place their locai government upon this busi ness basis last year than during any preceding twelve months. The record for 1918 of 32 additions to the list of city-managev municipal ities is apparently to bc exceeded in liti. Already the figures total twenty-five, with two more pledg ed for 1920. Many charter cam pjaigns are scheduled for this fall. This numerical increa.se is of slight significance, but the stories emanating from the scores of our cities, whose business affairs have been cntrusted to trained managers duiìng the war, mark a real epoch of municipal achievement. (Continucd on b-4) NOVEL WORK OF CIVICS CLASS AT ACADEMY To Discuss Platfomis "Colonialists" and "Progressives" of Prof. A. G. Axtell's classes in Civics at St. Johnsbury Academy have been doing some vory inter esting work, and it will bc contin uetl next terni. The classes have been divided info two politicai parties, the "Colonialists" and the "Progress ives." This is the program of the Colonialists: VVo believe in indus try in the home; that the home should be the center of Social" af faiis't that there should be fewer subjects taught in the sehools and that these should be more thor oughly taught; that there should be education in religion; that there should be a strider obe dience to laws; that there should be an opportunity to work out taxes; and that every citiz.en should have an equal chance. In opposition to tìie Colonialists' program, the Progressives have this platform: Ve believe in a protective tariff; in a broader (Continued on page two) FIRE IN PAWTUCKET R. I. CHURCH l'AWTUCKET, R. I. Dee. 22 Worshippcrs in St. John's church early today discovcred fi re in the basement and alter the firemen had fought the blaze for over two hours little more than the'shell of the building, was left. The damage is estimated at $20,000. DENY PLANS OF AMERICAN COMMISSION FOR GERmANY BERLIN, Dee. 22 It was ofTi rially denied here today that Chancellor Kuno or any other gov ernment officiai had suggested the appointment of an American com mission to investigate (Jermany's economie condition. FIREMEN INJURED BY FALLING WALLS IN N. Y. NEW YORK, Dee. 22 Deputy fire chief John F. O'Hara and 12 firemen were injured today by falling walls, while combatting a blaze that damaged the auto Baby Carriage company' plant and 5 acljoining dwellings in Harrison Street, Brooklyn. More than 50 families were driven from their honies. $200,000 Building To Replace Old Imposing Structure Rises From Ruins of fire The imposing new $200,000 adminsitration building at Lyndon Institute at Lyndon Center was opened to the pub lic and dedicated with impressive exercises Thursday aftemoon. The beautiful new ehapel was filled to capacity at 2 o'clock when the fornial program of the occasion was ptesented. On the stage were President Elmer A. Darling, Prin cipal O. D. Mathewson, Foi-mer Governor Samuel W. McCall of Massachusetts, Former Governor Charles W. Gates of Vennont, Rev. W. J. McFarlane and Rev. V, H. Gould; Prof. E. D. Collins of Middlebury College; Prof. .1. A. Wallace of the University of Ver mont; Principal T. H. Wilson of St. Johnsbury Academy; Miss Ca roline S. Woodruff of Castleton; Clarence H. Dempsey, .superinton dent, Fred A. Howland, chair man of the state board of educa tion and Miss Rose Lucia and Miss Katherine Aagenson of the state education department, Mont pelier; Col. H. E. Folsom, .1. L. Norris, G. M. Campbell, J. T. Glea son and W. N. Hubbard of Lyn- donille, of the board 'of trustees. Other members of the board and their guests occupied seats at the front of the hall. Twenty of the twenty-six members of the board were present. President Parling presided, and in opening called attention to the fact that less 'than a year ago that spot was the scene of lo-ss tmd desolation. Whether the fire was a disaster or a blessing in disguise remained to be seen.. He said that in ali the work of reconstruction they had had reverent regaj-d to the old traditions and had tried to merge them in the new. The orator of the aftemoon was Govcmor McCall. His splendid address is given in full in another column. Mr. McCall is a member of the board of trustees and has always taken a lively interest in the welfare of the fcchool. Mrs. McCall was an interested specta tor. She is a graduate of Lyndon Institute, the daughter of its first president, Sumner S. Thompson. Gov. Gates and Principal Wilson brought tlie cordial greetings from St. JohasbuiT1 Academy. Gov. Gates as president of its board of ti-ustees and Mr. Wilson as the head of its faculty assured the In stitute board of their hearty co- operation and best wishes. Gov. Gates said his personal interest in the school was deepened because so many of his wami personal friends were actively engaged in its welfare. Principal Wilson ron trasted the change in educational surroundings today and the timo when ideal conditions wnrc suppos cd to be Mark Hopkins on one end of a log and a boy on the other, or when proper education was supposcd to result only when a teacher was on onc end of a stick and the boy on the other. Todas methods givo us ali ad vantages of fresh.air and beautiful landsrape surroundings of those days through modem appliances and conveniences . He called at tention to bow Prof. Colby, the first principal of St. Johnsbury Academy, was urged by the late Senator MoitìII, years ago, to support.agricultural development in education., Continucd on uage 5 TURK STRAITS PROBLEM PROGRESSES SLOWLY LAUSANNE, Dee. 22 The imprcssion that settlement of the problcm of the Turkish Straits was , not progressing as rapidly as an- I ticipated became general today as,1 the result of a statement issued by the Turkish delegation. This macie it clear that the decision to ap point an international commission of control depended upon the ac ceptance of ccrtain demands madc by the Turks. LIFE IS JUST ONE ANOTHER FIRE STATION AND MUNICIPAL MANAGER PLAN Voters to Consider Thesc Matters at Villane Meeting Among the articles to be voted on at the annual village meeting on Wednesday Januaiy will be three of more than usuai interest. Artide three calls for action in regard to a location and building for a centrai fire station. This is not a new proposition for the municipality, and some of the fea tui'e.s of this evcr-present prob lems will bc presented in a later issue of the Caledonian-Record. Artide nix calls for some action on the proposed pian sccuring a municipal manager as provided by the Vermont statutes. Artide seven provides for the appointment of a committeo to present the voters at a later meet ing a revised set of by-laws for the village. Theso rticles, vith the others relating to financing the affairs of the village for 102,1, are being de bated by our citizens and discuss eci in the eolumns of the Calodon-ian-Record and their importance insures a largo atlendancd. PROPOSE AMENDMENT TO SHIPPING BILL WASHINGTON, Dee. 22 Pointing out that President Wilson and Harding had refused to de nounce certain discriminatory com mercial freatica as directed in the merchant marine act of 1920, Sen ator Keller, demoerat from Ten nessee, today introduced an amend ment to the shipping bill proposinpr abrogation of the treaties by direct action of the Senate and House. li a second amendment he would have the Senato and House abro gate the convention of 1815 and its amendments negotiated in 1828 between the United States and Great Britain on the ground that it likewise discriminated against "the trade and commerce of the United States." OPERATION AFTER DYNAMITE CHARGE DISCLOSES BODIES SHREVPOItT, La., Dee. 22 The decomposed bodics of two men believed to be one Watt Dan iels and Thomas Richards, missing victims of the oM rehouse mob of last August were found today near the Eastland ferry on lake La oFurche which separates More house and Richiami parishes ac cording to the correxpomlcnt of the Shreveport Journal. I 'l'ho limbs of the dead men were I tied with wire. They carne to the I surface as the result of a charge of dynamite cxpolded liist night by unidentified persons. The bodies were nude except for portions of the trousers and belt. MONROE, La. Dee. 22 Lieut. Hayden this morning received a messagc from Capt. Cooper at Merrouge to niobi lize a detach ment of 40 men and rush them to Morehouse parish to reinforce the membei's of Company G, Louisiana National guard, now on duty there. MEII ROUGE, La. Dee. 22 State guardsmen early today shot at men they saw moving about in Cooper Lake near here which was searched yesterday for the bodies of Watt Daniels and Thomas Richards who were believed to have been the victims of masked and white robed men who abduct ed them and . three companions hust August. The entire company of militi- ' men stationed here went ' to the Lake in automobiles. Further scai'ch of La F'ourclie Lake partly searched yesterday was the effort outlinea today. With firearms in evidence ' throughout Mer Rouge as a result ' of the feeling that has , divided many of the citizens since the j event of Augusi, machine guns I were ordered mounted at the lakes ' yesterday to be used to repel any attacks by opponents of the pres ent elforts on the part of the state. TAMPICO, Mexico, Dee. 22 Emile Arn.-ten, fornierly of Shre veport, Louisiana, asst. pipe line superintondent of the Mexican Gulf Oil Co., was shot and killed from ambush late yesterday on a road in the state of Vera Cruz. Arnsten who was more generally known as Eddie Anderson is a na tive of Norway but has lived in the United States for many years. Al though he is not thought to be i citizen of the United States the Amci ici'.n conul was notilìed. By MORRIS SEEK SERVICES OF RICHARDSON FOR COMPANY D Hudson, Mass, Town Team Plays Here On Xmas " Night Together with the announcement that the famous Hudson Mass. Town Team, familiarly known bere as the Boston Army Base Five, will play here Monday night, comes the news that the Company 1 basketball management is ne gotiating for the services of "Sap" Richardson, the elongated center who has featured for Claremont, Keene und other New Hampshire quintets. The game at the Armory Mon day evening, that was advertized as between Company I) and the (Continned on Page 3) LATE NEWS WASHINGTON. Dee. 2Z Charles W. Morse, the New York shipbuilder under indietment here on charges of conspiracy to de fraud in connection with wartime contraets, was denied permission in the District of Columbia su preme court to go to Rome, to con sult Dr. Machriaza. BOSTON, Dee. 22 Guisseppe Anzardo convicted as one of the black hand gangsters who killed Michael Scarponi in the North End last January was sentenced to life imnrisonment in the state prison today. When he heard the sen-1 lcave he exclaimed: "I am con demned, an innocent man." NEW YORK, Dee. 22 Henry Ford is negotiating for the pur chase of the coal mines, lighting nlants and the Pond Creek Coal Company in Pike County Ken tucky, it was announced today by P. B. Davis, president of the coal concern. "Negotations will be completed before the end of tne year," he said. Edif ice Destroyed; $1,000,000 Loss Incendiary, Who Burned Great. Catholic Churches, Believed Responsible . (By the Associated Pressi QUEBEC, Dee. 22 Fire which destroyed the hiatoric $1,000,000 Notre Dame church early today is believed to havo been caused by an incendiary, according to Daniel Lorrain, chief of the Provincial police, who said he had received u BIG TIME FOR KIDDIES AT ELKS HOME Tree and Exercises to Fol low Matinee at Globe Theatie With the Elks' Cbristmas tree, Saturday, the Community tree Sunday aftemoon, Christmas trees in the sehools and the churches, The Red Cross Christmas activi ties and many other charitable or gànizations looking after the com fort and happiness of both child - r r . . ren and grown-ups St. Johnsbury approaches the Christmastide with well-laid plans maturing rapidly. Outstanding among Christmas celebrations is the tree at the Elks' Home Saturday afternoon. This is for every child in St. Johnsbury under the age of 12 years, and the plans indicate one of the most gigantic of the many succesfiful aftairs staged by St. Johnsbury lodge of Elks. The tree will be a brilhant one and from it Santa Claus will distribute pres enta for ali. Admission to the tree and exercises will be by ticket and these will be given to children ap plying at the Elks Home, any timo up to Saturday noon. But the tree isn't ali. Preceding it, through the courtesy of Man ager H. A. Gravcs of the Globe ttieatre, the children are invited to attend a matinee, and Elks will be at the theatre to escort them to the Elks' Home. The matinee will close in season for the tree and exercises at four o'clock. St. Johnsbury children havo been the guests of the Elks and Manager Graves before and they ,know something of the fun in store for them baturday aftei'noon. Through a misunderstanding the impression was abroad that only 5K children could bo cntertained. Arangements have been made for every child under the age of 12 and the larger tho number. the more pleasure to the royal and philanthropia entertainers. The committee in charge of the tree is: Clarence C. hitcheock, ehairman, Mrs. F. W. Magoon, Mrs. Charles Elrick, Mrs. Frank E. Harris, Mrs. Charles Dailing, Mrs. Harold Bartlett, Harry H. Carr, Frank E. Harris, Frank O. French, Frank E. Church, Archie B. Dow, John T. Carroll, Lester Byl, Charles E. Mills and Charles A. Elrick. TELLSMISTAKES ST. JOHNSBURY HAS MADE Why Water Supply and Electric Plant Was Not Secured Editor Caledonian-Record Dear Sir: As one interested in the best welfare of St. Johnsbury, it has al- i ways appeared strange tu me that j St. Johnsbury had not been made j a city long ago. It is evident that little Newport and Winooski had more people with progressive ideas than the beautiful village of St Johnsbury, although we have al ways urided ourselves as the lead ing place in this part of the state. And we cvidently would be more up-to-date with the little towns around us if we had not been so "penny-wise and pound foolish," and got stampeded every time someone shouted tax, and usually (Continucd on page two) I letter informing him that the edi fice would be burned on Dee. 28th. First reports 8aid it was believed the blaze was caused by a short cirruit in the electrical wiring. The church was considered ono of the finest and most artistic church buildings in Canada and the interior had been renewed recently at a cost of $90,000. It was first established in 1647. It underwent a restoration in 1745 and since that date had been altered and renewed a number of times. The rectoi-y adjoining the church also wes destroyed. The flames leaped the narrow Street and caus ed slight damage to the offices of the Telegraph and the Chronicle. Art treasures and documents dat ing back to 1674 and famous sa cred painting by Van Dyke and Le Bruii, were lost. The loss of this gret cathedral 1 with its priceless historical treasur- . i: i mi es in an international calamitv. The Sulpician Fathera of Montreal kept in the archives of the building Lho records of the church back to the time of French rule in the Dom inion. This fire closely follows an in cendiary program of some fanatio that has included not only the fa mous Shrine of St. Arine do Beaupre but the Hochelaga and Sacred Heart cathedral of Mon treal and two large fires at the ex tensive plant of the University of Montreal. Ali the fires were caus ed by a short circuit of electric wires, which, it is believed, va intentional. The pioperty loss runs up into the millions and tho loss of the records, treasures and historical documents has no money value. Notre Dame is the ninth Catho lic edifice in Canada to be visited by a serious fire this year. ' HENRY FORD TO BUILD AGAIN AT CHICAGO DETROIT, Dee. 22 Henry Ford's decision to construct a $6, 000.00 plant near Chicago for tho building of automobile bodies and assembline of automobiles is only a step in ,a gigantic program on the part of the Ford Motor Co. that will rank as one of the zreat rst developients the world evei" has seen," is was stated at the Ford company offices here today by persons in authority. "As long as Mr. Ford lives," -t was said. "thii exoans:on program is to go on. The fundamental idea I bark of the wtoile scheme is to cre- ate more jobs. As long as there ia I a possibility of putting more men at work the Ford pohey will be to build more plants." SHOE WORKERS MAKE DEMAND FOR SAME PAY HAVERH ILL, Mas., Dee. 22 Demand that the five day week and the present scale of waires bo retained was made today by tho shoe workers protective union in a draft of a proposed working auree- ment submitted to the Haveihill shoe mariufacturcrs association. The manufactureis recently pro posed that the week be lengthened to five and a half days for 20 week.-, a year. BAR TO HEAR MANY - NOTED SPEAK KRS MONTI' E LI EU. Dee. 22 The fon. Charles S. Whitm.'in of the New York city bar, the Hon. Sbor nia n E. Hurroughs of Manchester, N. II.; the Hon. Frank W. Grinnell of Boston nd the Hon. George V'.. A Igor of New York city will he among tlie noted attoineys who will be heard ut the 44 th annuii meeting of the Vermont Bar Asaociation to be held here Janu arv 2 and 3. OUR WANT ADS. PAY i