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THE BARRE DAILY TIMES, BAKRE, VT., MONDAY, JANUARY 20, 1920:
SHIPS LOCKED
IN ICE EMBRACE
Steamer Sidney 0,-Neff Is
Stuck Four Miles Out
in Lake Michigan
ALABAMA CAUGHT
, , SIX MILES OUT
Six Men Who Attempted to
Reach the Former Are
-Unaccounted For,; "
Chicago, Jan. 26. Six men who tried
to reach the steamer Sidney O. Keff,
stuck in the ice four mijes out in Lake
Michigan, were unaccounted for, early
to-day, and the Goodrich Transit corn
pany's flag ship Alabama, carrying a
crew of 50, was fast in the ice banks
six miles out.
For the first time in a week,' how
ever, the wind to-day had changed to
ff shore and it was believed the sunt
ing ke would permit the Alabama to
crush her way to post.
The Alabama left Muskegon, Mich.,
Saturday morning. She arrived off the
crib yesterday morning ana immedi
ately was frozen in. She was said to
be in no danger.
V, S. DESTROYERS SCRAPPED,
Thirteen Vessels at TJ. S. Navy Yard,
Philadelphia, Have Been Sold.
Philadelphia, Jan. 26. Thirteen tor
pedo boat destroyers of the United
Mates navy here have been sold to be
scrapped.
The vessels are the Stewart, Hull,
Lawrence, Paul Jones, Berry, Preble,
Truxtum, Bainbridgo, Barry, Pale, De
catur, Wordcn and Whipple and are in
the basm of the Philadelphia navy
yard.
All the destroyers, before the war,
were units of the Asiatic, Pacific and
Atlantic fleets. During the war they
were in active service. The Decatur, it
is reported, won two service chevrons.
This is the largest fleet ever pur
chased from the navy by a private con
cern. The ships were constructed be
tween 1001 and 1000 and cost the gov- j
ernment approximately $250,000 each.
The purchase price in the present sale j
has not been announced, out it re un
derstood it runs into several hundred
thousand dollars.
The purchasers will have the vessels
transported to their property at Brides
burg, Pa., near here, on the Delaware
river, where they will be dismantled.
VENIZELOS RETURNS TO GREECE.
Hood's Pills
In small doses
A GENTLE LAXATIVE
In Larger Doses
A THOROUGH CATHARTIC
Widt by C. L Hood Co., Lowell, Mass.
AMERICA AND BRITAIN
FIGHTING FOR TRADE
Was Held Up in Italy 15 Hours by
Railway Strike.
Rome, Sunday, Jan. 25. Premier
Venizelos of Greece, who ia on his way
to Athena from Paris, arrived here at
midnight last night, having, been de
layed 15 hours by the railway strike.
He was,- therefore, unable to confer
with Premier Nitti, as he had intended.
Later he left on special train for
Laranto, from which port he will sail
for Greece.
POINCARE OUTLINES WORK.
Will Devote Himself Entirely to Recon
struction in Meuse.
Paris, Jan. 26 (Havas). Raymond
Poincare, who will retire from the
presidency of the republic on Feb. 17,
desires to devote himself entirely to
the reconstruction of the department of
the Meuse, which was a part of the bat
tle eone, and for this reason will not
accept a position in the government for
a period of three years, according to
the Eclair.
British Official Makes Flat Statement
That His Country Is Going to
Supplant United States in
South America.
Iuienos Aires, Sunday, Jan. 25.
Statements by Lord Ashfield of South
well, president of the British Board of
Trade, that the British were "going to
supplant the United States in the mar
ket she won in South America during
the war," which were recently cabled to
Argentina, have aroused considerable
feeling among Americans here.
Lord Ashfleld's declarations have
been given wide publicity here by a
British advertising agency, and, speak
ing last night at the first annual ban
quet of the United States Chamber of
Commerce In Argentina, William II.
Robertson, American consul general,
took exception to them as being what
he described as "noatile propaganda.
"The amount of our Latin-American
and Argentine trade we hold after the
war," he said, "will depend exactly, as
always, upon the efficiency of our man
ufacturers and the skill of our sales
men in other words, considerations of
price and quality. With an enormous
ly valuable home market, the United
States has up to the present made vir
tually no concerted effort to secure
Latiu-American trade. Our goods sold
themselves on their merits alone, in
spite of all the hostile propaganda used
against us by our rivals. I think the
president of the tfntisn Board oi I rade
will find himself mistaken in his recent
alleged utterance, and that 'more ex
perienced methods in trading, senti
mental relations and British quality'
are going to supplant us soon with our
Latin-American friends."
Mr. Robertson cited statistics to
6how it was a misconception that Eu
roDean nations like Great Britain and
Germany had in the past outsold the
United States in South America, and
to demonstrate that the increase or
United States trade during the war was
merely an enlargement of old, long
established business. He said this was
contrary to the jmpre.-ision the United
States had taken her opportunity to
step m while fcuropean nations were
engaged in the war and take away the
profits of their business.
"The simple fact is," he continued,
"that the United States has not been
outsold in the past and has littla cause
for worry as to what Europeans are go
ing to take away from her in future."
Protesting against the habit attrib
uted to sorm Americans in referring
to American importers and manufac
turers, dealing in South America a
"dishonest," Mr. Robertson insisted
there should be retractions made. He
said these men had been imposed upon
by "subtle propagandists," who had as
their object the injuring of America's
commercial reputation abroad. He as
serted a few specitic complaints naa
been made the basis for general state
ments. .
"It would be interesting," he conclud
ed, "to learn. to what extent such com
plaints are kept alive in foreign mar
keU by our competitors, but the best
reply to their unworthy and insincere
aspirations Is the simple fact that be
tween lf05 and 1013 our exports of
manufactures nearly doubled and they
have been steadily increasing since.
TRYING I. W.W.'S
FOR MURDER
Regular Venire of 80 Men
and Special of 300
Men Called
TEN WEEKS NEEDED
TO COMPLETE TRIAL
Ten of Eleven Men Indicted
Are Charged Specifical
ly With Murder ,
Montesano, Wash.; Jan. 26. A reg
ular venire of eighty men and a special
venire of 300 to-day hod been sum
moned for the opening of the trial of
11 Industrial Workers of the World,
charged with murder in connection with
the shooting to death of four former
soldiers at Centralia on armistice day.
Defense counsel had announced, how
ever, that a second request for a change
of venue would be made. The trial was
transferred to Montesano, seat of
Gray's Harbor county, from Jwis
county, where the shooting occurred.
Defense counsel then as now, charged
sentiment against the defendants would
deprive them of a fair trial.
It has been estimated tnai ten weens
will be necessary for the trial. The
prosecution has a list of more than
300 witnesses and the defense Is said
to plan to present fully 100. Ten de
fendant are charged specifically with
the murder of Lieutenant Warren O.
Grimm, leader in the armistice day
parade. r
The eleventh man, Elmer Smith, Cen
tralia attorney, is charged with being
an accessory before the fact in the al
leged conspiracy to shoot the former
service men as they marched in a parade.
AN "UNSURPASSED" WEAPON
i
6,ooo REBELS IN MEXICO.
Said to Be Almost Ready for British
Navy.
London, Jan. 24. The British navy
may soon be given a new and "unsur
passed" weapon in a large calibre shell
which will pierce the heaviest armor
without shattering, suid Sir Robert
Hadfield, chairman and managing di
rector of Iladflclds, Ltd., stoel manufac
turers, recently. Ho indicated that
possession of such a shell during the
great war would have been of inesti
mable value to the British fleet.
"The feat has been accomplished," he
said, "within the last few days, of get
ting the largest calibre of armor-piercing
shell unbroken through the thickest
of modern, hard-fuced armor plate. This
result will render the British gun un
surpassed, incomparable and the master
in any naval engagements of the fu
ture. "If we had possessed such a shell
during the war many of the German
battleships would nave been -scuttled
long before they were at Scapa Flow."
PLEA TO LIFT BLOCKADE
VERMONT CROPS
$45,778,200
No State East of Mississip
pi Had More Yield Per
Acre of Hay
only one Ahead
in buckwheat
Has Been Made in the Name of
Ukraine,
Basle, Jan. 20. M. Bcrpalko, minis
ter of labor in the Ukrainian cabinet,
has telegraphed, in the name of the
Ukrainian government, an urgent note
to the supreme council at Paris asking
a lifting of the blockade, at least so far
as it relates to dfugs and sanitary ma
terial. He says this step is necessary
to enable Ukraine to fight the epidemic
of cholera and typhus now raging in
that country, according io Vienna ad
vices. '
UNITED STATES HAS
PETROLEUM CONTROL
PLAGUE DRIVES REDS.
Soviet Government Has Left Moscow
for City of Tvor.
, Stockholm, Jan. 2(3 (Havsst. (Mem
bers of the sowiet government have left
Moscow, following a renewed outbreak
of the plague and have gone to the
city of Tvor, on the upper Volga, ac
cording to advices received here.
At Least Half Are, Unarmed or Poorly
Equipped.
Mexico, Jan. 26. There are now 8,000
rebels in Mexico, according to an esti
mate by General Francisco L. Urquixo,
chief of staff. At least half of these
are declared to be either unarmed or
! equipped with useless weapons. Among
the rebel leaders mentiond in the sum
mary are: Villa in Chihuahua and Ooa
huila ; Felix Diaz, Pedro Gbay, Panun
cio Martinet, Higino Aguilar nad Pedro
Galan in Vera Crux; Abel Salaiar, Gi
lardo Magana, Kotto y (is ma and Man
uel Palafox in Moreles; Manuel Pelaes,
Magdaleno Cedillo and his brother, Luis
Caballelro apd Eugenio Lopes in Ta
maulipas; Felix Panuelos in Aguasca
lieiites: Pedro Zamora in Colims; Guil-
lermo Meixueiro in Oaxaca; Federico
Cordova C'irilo Arenas in Puebla; Jesus
H. Salgado in Guerrero.
NEW FRENCH WAR COUNCIL.
Is Now Supplying More Than 69 Per
Cent of the World's Annual
Supply.
Washington, D. C, Jan. 26. The
United States has produced more than
51 per cent of the world s crude pe
troleum since the discovery of that
product, and at latewt reports was pro
ducing more than C9 per cent of the
world s annual supply. Compilation ot
the production's statistics just issued
by the geological survey show that
from 1857 to and including 1018 there
were produced throughout the world
7,503,147,138 barrels of crude petrole
um, of which the United States sup
plied 4,608,571,719 barrels. Russia fur
nished almost 25 per cent. In the last
yearly statistics there of 1918, the Unit
ed States produced 353,5)27,710 barrels,
while Mexico furnished more than 12
per cent and Russia almost eight per
cent.
SAVE EVERY POUND OF FOOD.
That Is the Plan to Be Discussed at
Canners' Convention.
Foch, Joffre, Petain and Bust Make Up
Supreme Board.
Paris, Jan. 20. .Marshals Foch, Joffre
and Petain and Major General Buat,
chief of staff, make up the new French
supreme war council, according to an
nouncement. Nine generals will be
chosen later to act on the council,
which will be under the presidency of
the minister of war. Marshal Petain
will be vice-president and commander-in-chief
of French armies in time of
The Big Open.
One time a young gent from the West
Had a dragon tattooed on his chest,
That got resiles one day
And sneaked right away
Through a hole that he found in his
vest. -California Pigskin.
Cleveland, O., Jan. 26. Plans to save
every possible pound of food from
waste will be discussed by food and
agricultural experts from all parts of
the country during the six-day conven
tion of the National Canners' associa
tion, the Canning Machinery and Sup
ply association, and the National
Canned Foods and Dried Fruit Brokers' per bushel.
Vermont Is Also Well Up in
Rye, Spring Wheat, Oats,
Barley and Potatoes
The Vermont crop report for 1919,
compiled from the monthly crop Teport
issued by the United States department
of agriculture, shows that Vermont's
total yield for the year was $45,778,200.
No state east of the Mississippi river
had a greater yield of hay per' acre,
only one state more yield of buckwheat,
only two states more in rye and spring
wheat, three states more in corn, four
states more in oats and five slates more
in barley and potatoes.
The report of V ermont is as follows:
Corn.
Acreage, 1919, 40,000; 1918, 40,000.
Average yield per acre, 53 bushels, 38
bushels.
U. S. average yield, 28.6 bushels; 24
bushels.
Production, 2,120,000 bushels; 1,520,-
000 bushels. , j
Price, Dec. 1, 1919, $1.75 per bushel;
1919, $1.70 per bushel.
U. S. average price, $1,349 per bushel;
$1,365 per bushel. '
Total farm value, $3,710,000; $Z,5S4,
000. Value per acre, $02.75; $64.50.
IT. S. average value, $32.70; $33.58.
Only three state report a larger
yield "per acre and Vermont's value per
acre is almost three times that reported
for the United States.
(The first set of figures given is for
1919, the second for 1918.) .
Oats.
Acreage. 110,000; 110,000.
Average yield per acre, 36 bushels;
41 bushels.
1T. S. average yield, 29.4 bushels; 34.7
bushels.
Production, 3,960,000 bushels; 4,510,
000 bushels.
Price Dec. 1, $0.90 per bushel; $0.90
per bushel.
V. 8. average price, $0,717 per bushel;
$0,700 pet bushel.
Total farm value, $3,564,000; $4,0.9,
000. Value per acre, $32.40; $36.90.
I'. S. average value, $21.12; $24.59.
Only four states report a larger yield
per acre.
Barley.
Acreage. 14.000: 13.000.
Aversge yield per acre, 30 bushels;
31 bushels.
V. S. aversge yield, 22.3 bushels; 28.3
bushels.
Production, 420,000 bushels; 403,000
bushels. '
Price Dec. 1, $1.50 per bushel; $1.53
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SCALP
Hair fell out In handfuls, Scalp
dry and scaly. Was Itchy, rubbed
and Irritated so would wake at night.
Hair dry and brittle and head dis
figured with scales falling off. Used
soaps and ointments with no re
sults. Then used Cutlcurs, and
when had used two cakes Soap and
two boxes Ointment head was healed.
From signed statement of Miss
Mary Martin, Rutland, Mass.
For every purpose of the toilet and
nursery Cuticura Soap, Ointment and
Talcum are supreme.
Cuticura Tslcum Is delicate, delightful,
distinfrus. Sample of Soap, Ointment and
Talcum free of "Cuticura. Dmpt. H,
Baalon." Everywhere 25c. each..
II, Uf'!.l..i-4LUJJlUi.
association, which opened hers to-day.
Joint session will be held by the
three organizations with nearly 5,000
delegates.
Good Evidence.
A certain little youngster was on a
visitor to the doctor, who coaxed him
along with the usual line of "jollying."
"Now, Bobbie," he said kindly, "you
must sleep all you can get plenty of
rest and sleep and you will grow well
and strong, and hsve bright roy
cheeks."
Bobbie turned to go when he spied
the highly rouged attendant in the 'bushels.
Total farm value, $630,000; $617,000.
Value per acre, $45; $47.43.
U. 8. acresge value, $27.01 ; $24.12.
Only five states report a larger yield
per acre and only four states a larger
value per acre. Vermont's yield per
acre and value per acre were nearly
twice that of the United Stetes.
Buckwheat.
Acreage, 9,000; 10,000.
Average yield per acre, 25 bushels;
21 bushels.
V. K. aversge yield, 20.6 bushels; 16 A
bushels.
Production, 225,000 bushels; 210,000
next room. He stepped to the door and
looked at her admiringly as he ex
claimed, "Gee, you must have had a
good nap." Indianapolis News.
Price Dec. 1, $1.70 per bushel; $1.60
per bushel.
V. S. aversge price, $1,474 per bush
el; $1,605 per bushel.
Total farn vslue, $382,000; $330,000..
Value per acre, $42.50; $33.60. j
If. 8. average value, $30.41; $27.40.!
Only one state reported a larger yield .
per acre and V erniont s value per acre
exceeded Mat of any other state.
Rye.
Acreage, 1,000; 1,000.
Average yield per acre, 17 bushels;
21 bushels.
U. S. average yield, 12.5 bushels; 14.2
bushels.
Production, 17,000 bushels; 21,000
bushels. .
Price Dec. 1, $1.50 per bushel; $1.66
per bushel.
L?. 8. average price, $1,345 per bushel; i
$1,516 per bushel.
Total farm value, $28,000; $35,000.
Value per acre, $24.50: $34.86.
IT. S. average value, $16.85; $21.59.
Only two states report a larger yield
per acre.
Spring Wheat
Acreage, 12,000; 19,000.
Average yield per acre, 21 bushels;
22 bushels.
IV 8. aversge yield, 9 bushels; 16.2
bushels.
Production, 252,000 bushels; 418,000
bushels.
Price Dec. 1, $2.27 per bushel; $2.31
per bushel.
V. H. aversge price, $2,295 per bush
el; $2,009 per bushel.
Total farm value, $572,000; $966,000.
Value per acre, $47.57; $50.82. 1
V. S. average value, $20.50; $32.46.
Only two states, and those in the
irrigated Tegion of the West, reported
a larger yield per acre, and only pne
state reported a larger value per acre.
Both Vermont's yield per acre and
value per acre were more than twice
the figures reported for the United
States as a whole.
Potatoes.
Acreage, 25.000; 28,000.
Average yield per acre, 125 bushels;
130 bushels.
U. S. aversge yield, 69.2 bushels; 95.9
bushels.
Production, 3,125,000 bushels; 3,640,
000 bushels. ' '
Price Dec.', $1.37 per bushel; $1.38
per bushel.
U. 8. aversge price, $1,614 per bush
el; $1,193 per bushel.
Total farm value, $4,906,000; $5,023,-
000.
Value per acre, $196.25; $179.40.
U. 8, aversge value, $143.63; $114.44.
Only five states report a larger yield
per acre and only six states a larger
value per acre. With one exception
Vermont's yield per acre wss the larg
est of any state east of the Rocky
mountains.
Hay.
Acresge, 910,000; 906,000.
Aversge yield per acre, 1.60 tons;
1.30 tons.
U. 8. average yield, 1.82 tons; 1.37
tons.
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Unyrtfbt 1919 Hart Schsffner & Mam
Overcoat
Time
It's here; we have the coats; you see
a back view of one in the illustration;
a belter. Many other good ones by
Hart, Schaffner & Marx.
For best style, quality and value, come '
to us. You'll get it all if you don't ?
think so, money back. ' ' v
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Moore & Owens
Barre's Leading Clothiers
122 North Main St. Tel. 275-xM
Production, 1,456,000 tons;' 1,176,000
tons.
Price Dec. 1, $20.10 per ton; $16.30
per ton.
U. 8. average price, $20.13 per ton;
20.13 per ton.
Total farm value, $29,266,000; $19,
169,000. Value per acre, $32.16; $21.19.
U. 8. average value, $32.65; $27.68.
The very large yield of the irrigated
states of the far West brings up the
general average. No state east of the
Mississippi valley exceeded Vermont's
yield per acre. Eighteen states report
ed a larger average yield. Twenty-one
states produce more tons of hay and
the same number report a greater total
farm value, but Vermont ranks 42d in
area and population.
Apples,
Total crop, 1,500,000 bushel 1,990,-
000 bushels.
Price per bushel, $1.75; $1.40.
Value of crop, $2,625,000; $1,306,000
Pears. ;
Total crop, 18,000 bushels; ' 13.00C
bushels. . .
Price pr bushel, $2.40; $2, . ;
Value of crop, $43,200; $26,000. "
Vermont Farm Yields and Values, 19 if
Yield. Value.
Corn, bushels 2,120,000 $3,710,0O(
Oats, bu 3,960,000 3,564.001
Rve, bu 17,000 26,00t
Spring wheat, bu. 252,000' 572,00(1
Barley, bu 420,000 572.004
Buckwheat, bu. .. 225.000 382,0K
Potatoes, bu. ... 3,125,000 4.960,00
Hay, tons 1,456,000 29,266,0
Apples, bu 1,450,000 2,6&,0G
Pears, bu 18,000 43,004
Total $45,778,201
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Now in Progress
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45.00 OVERCOATS at - 39.00
42.50 OVERCOATS at - - 37.00
40.00 OVERCOATS at - - 34.50
37.50 OVERCOATS at - - 32.00
Men's and Young Men's Overcoats
$35.00 OVERCOATS at - - S29.50
32.00 and 32.50 OVERCOATS at 27.00
30.00 OVERCOATS at - - 25.00
28.00 OVERCOATS at - - 23.00
S27.50 OVERCOATS at - S22.50
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