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THE BAKKE DAILY TIMES, UAHltE, VT., SATURDAY', MARCH 0, 1920.
Homer Fitts Co. Incorporated "The Store Where Quality Counts' Smart New Dresses For Early Spring Wear Are assembled here in groups notable because of their completeness. They are new and unusual in style and very effectively trimmed with embroideries, beads and frills of self material. Favored materials are TRICO LETTES, TAFFETAS AND GEORGETTE CREPES. Offered in Navy Blue and a number of newer shades, they are very stylish and splendid values. 29.50 to 48.50 New Arrivals in Silk Poplin Dresses Noteworthy values these. They are made in the new est models of Susquehanna Silk Poplin and will ap peal especially to those women who are seeking mod erately pried additions to their new wardrobes. 14.50 to 21.50 i .1. - , - ..-ii -.. - . - mw.w New Spring Blouses In Suit Colors and Delicate Shades Of Georgette Crepe are these dainty Blouses for Spring wear. The materials are good, the styles fascinatingly new, and the prices reasonable. The woman wno wants either a Tailored Blouse or a charming, dressy affair, will want to choose from these Navy, Brown, Taupe, Gold, Dawn Blue, Peach Bloom, Orchid, Flesh, Bisque or White. 5.50 to 18.50 The Woman's Ready-to-Wear Shop The First Spring Days Will Soon be Here Awaiting Your Approval We Have a Smart Line of Man-Tailored Suits A smart Tricotine or Serge Suit with its simple tail ored skirt and braid-trimmed jacket gives an added note of charm. Novel pockets add to the attractiveness of the Suit. ' Hand-sewed lining, hind-made button-holes, hand turned collars, are features of the better Suits. We have sizes and models to fit the young Miss also special Models for the Stout Figures On display in Keith avenue window you will find the Popular Scottie Suits for sports and all-around wear. The Mrs. Shepard Co., Inc. DARRE DAILY TIMES ' SATURDAY, MARCH 6, 1920. ; The Weather Snow and colder to-nihfc; with cold wave in Maim- and eastern New Hampshire; Sunday probably fair, cold er in Maine; strong north and north west winds. TALK OF THE TOWN Chicken-pie dinner, 12 to 1:30, Sun day Rt Cafe Shepard. adv. Officers of Bright Star Kcbekah lodge will meet for practice Monday evening At 7:.''0 sharp. Napoleon Desilets of Farwell street has installed a telephone. The call is 244-1'. adv. . Napoleon Desilets. jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Napoleon Desilets of Farwell street, who has been sick with rheuma tism, is much better. Bernice, the little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Flint of Hill street, is seriously ill with un attack of in fluenza.. Mr. and Mr. Flint, who have been ill, are reported better. Hear Risca Williams with the Royal Welsh Concert company, who was on the Lusitania when it was sunk, and give a vivid description of the horrors of the disaster. Methodist church, March 13, 8 p. m. adv. There will be a regular meeting of Minnehaha encampment in Odd Fel lows' hall. Gordon block, on Tuesday evening. March at 7:30 o clock. Work, liolden Rule degree. All mem bers requested to be present. An ambulance of the n. W. Hooker & Co. firm, drawn bv four horses, left the city late this morning for Wil lianistown, having received a call to bring Mrs. Alden .lewett of that vil lage to the Barre City hospital. A telegraph message received at. the Barre exchange for friends of Mrs. Howard Houck informed them of her death in Pottsd.im. Pa. Mrs. Houck, who was formerly Miss Kva Oraig of TALK OF THE TOWN Al Lundstrom left here on the aft. ernoon train for Oroverdalc, Conn,, his home. Accompanying him to White River .Junction was Eli Bourdon, who refcrecd the Yeeles-Lundstrom match last evening, Mr. Bourdon going to his home in Clarcmont, X. H. Nelson Brown, captain of the Dart mouth varsity- basketball, five who was expected by many of his friends yesterday to jtyn with his teammates of the old Burre Shamrocks' aggrega tion, could yot appear because of in juries received in the Columbia-Dartmouth fro ino at New York last Tues day evening. A ruptured muscle in one of his legs is the chief injury. i MONTPELIER this ciiy, was the daughter of Mr. and I Clark, rf LOST AT ST. J0HJISBURY. Goddard Basketball Team Put Up Good Game But Lost, 35 to 22. The basketball team of Goddard seminary which arrived yesterday from St. .lohnnbury, was defeated Thursday night, ''." by the Legion team of that city. The game was fast from start to tinish, Goddard gaining before tk ,.f !. il-,. .,.,:.,.! .. i i . r C .tic (iju yjx viic jii uciimi U JUHU OI IS-10. Ashton, who had been playing center and who was several times outjumped by Captain "Tug" Slayton, was re placed by Dumas, who had been play ing left forward. Dumas, by getting the jump, quite often broke up the teamwork of the seminary team and in this way St. Johnsbury managed to surge ahead of the Barre' players. The 1egion lineup included two for mer athletic stars of the seminary, "Pus" Connors and Fiske, who. togeth er, secured 28 of the Jlj points for their team. The floor work of Slayton and Hol comb was very clever and had much to do witli the results of the gam. It was this factor that the St. .lohnsbury players broke up considerably in the last period. The lineup1: St. Johnsbiiry. Goddard. A Few More of Those Winter Overcoats 3 Rubber Interlined, Oxford Ulsters, well worth $40.00 Ho-day, each .$22.50 1 Ulster Style Coat, worth $30.00, at $16.50 9 Overcoats, from $13.50 to $27.50 Every Coat is worth to-dav from $10.00 to $15.00 more than the price. 2 Ladies' Fur Driving Coats at low prices. 1 Heavy Driving Coat, worth $35.00, at -.. $25.00 iThe: Frank McWhorter Co. Mrs. F. A. Craig. Henry Yeeles, the wrestler who last night succeeded in defeating A I Lund strom, the Swedish marvel, in Clan Gordon hall by securing two out of three falls, decided this morning to re main until next Thursday night, when he is scheduled to wrestle Joe Shim kus. Tickets for the men's supper at the Congregational church Wednesday evening, March 10. can be secured of George Bond, Frank Lee. George Tilden, f. C. Griptfs, X. S.-Love, William Me JiCod, Arthur Maeneil. F. II. Rogers. G. H. Pape, X. K. Lewis, Harold Morse and N. B. Ballard. adv. It was learned to-day that the execu tive committee of Goddard seminary had reluctantly accepted the resigna tion of Harvey Averill from the posi tion of business manager of the school, an office held by him since .Ian. 1, 1918. Mr. Averill continues as a member of the board of trustees and in the offices of secretary and treasurer. Howard Bennett, who had just be gun work for the city, seriously in jured bis foot Thursday afternoon when he struck it with a pick he wag' using. He was taken to the office of a phvsicinn to have the wound dressed and then was removed to his home, 37 Fortney place. Mrs. Bennett is con fined to the house with the grip. Miss Flora MacDonald's lecture on "Interior Decoration" will be one of the best numbers on the Barre Wom an's club program for the year. She gives an illustrated lecture, showing the newest ideas in wall paper and fur nishings. Howland hall, Tuesday aft ernoon at 2:30. Admission, 2.V; club members admitted on their tickets. udv. The work of remodelling the win dows of the Adams company store was completed yesterday and they now con form with all irther display window of tho company throughout New Kng land. In every store of this chain, 12 in number, mahogany panelled back ground and natural oak floors have been installed where they did not al ready exist. The change is an added attraction and undoubtedly makes the best finished store windows in this city. The committee that had charge of the entertainment tableaux-unique wishes to thank all those who took part and all who assisted in making the affair a success. After all tickets have been accounted for the net pro ceeds will be around $."(. Two numtiers that were incorrect I v reported were: "Heart of a Kose," posed by Mrs. Charles Scott and sung by George Stewart: "The Country Fiddler," posed by Mr. Kelley, violin number by Arthur Spitzer. The Cioddsrd annual minstrel show will be given at the school assembly hail on the evening of April 20. A committee has been appointed to fur ther the plans and prepare for the event th.it is considered one of the most important of the whole school year. F'or many years student of this school have staged a minstrel show and always with such mccess that it has become an annual feaMire. Thi year, as last, the first act will Iw pro duced by the young men, and the se ond by the young Indies of the insti tution. The proceeds of this show will be used hy the athletic association to pay expanses of haeb:il! equipment and the feature trip to Massachusetts. Candidates for battery positions on Goddard seminary's I'liO baseball team have been summoned from the winter havens to the gymnasium for workouts this week. A quantity of material is available for both, six pitchers and three catchers.answcring the first sum mons of Coach Joseph Leahry. The pitching staff is unuually promising, as all have had experience high schools. Heading the list and who is considered the ni'ist promising fiitcher for the season is Ameiieo Polli, for three year Spaulding high school's star right-hand twirier and who last summer riiayed excellent In II for the Oraniteville Athletic rlub. Othrr who are out are McMahon, a south paw, who in 101f was the best twirhj of the Brookline, Mas., high whool team: I-askey, a right-hander, of Stamford high school. Stamford. Conn.; Ralph Smith of South Hartley, Mas-., who was considered the ltest high school ', pitcher of the Connecticut Valley: league, that includes SprinirficM, Cbic ree Falls, Worcvstr and WestfieM. ' Mass. John lxing of Holvoke. Mass., AI. Thompson of Dorchester high . school. IVreheiter. Ma.. Willey f Barre. and Mike Wood nf Brook line ! hich. Rrook'ine. Mass., mho eaucht fr , McMahon in 101. are among the catch- , er candidates called for practice this week. This afternoon the baseball cape is to If erected in the gymnasium. j Ig. Miller Dumas, If rg, Wilmot Ashton, e e, Slayton Connor, Ig rf, Gaughan Fiske, rg If, Holcomb Basket, Connor 7, Fiske 7, Holcomb fl, Slayton Clark, Dumas, Ashton, Gnughan. Professional rules governed the playing but one point .was secured by St. Johnsbury on fouls and this by Dumas. This evening, if transportation can be made in time, the Goddard team goes to Fort Lilian Allen to play the winner of the fort league. RED CROSS SEAL SALES DOUBLE LAST YEAR New Hampshire Had the Largest Per Capita Sale, with Ten- . nessee Next. New York. March 6.- Sale of Red Cross seal stamps in this country in 1019 totalled $4,200,000, according to reports received to-day at headquar ters of the National Tuberculosis as sociation. This is more than double the last, previous sale in 1017. The largest sales thus far recorded are: New Hampshire, 14 cents per cap ita: Tennessee, !)' cents, and Ken tucky, 7 cents. MORE DISEASE REPORTED. In Dr. Howard' District Around St. Albans in February. St. Albans, March ti. -The total number Of cases of communicable dis eases reported to Dr. W. .1. Howard, health officer, for the month of Feb ruary were 2'W, which is a large in crease over the month of January, when only 154 cases were reported. This is for the most part due to the fact that influenza has been reported in several towns in the district. Milton and Highgate being under quarantine on account of the disease. The report for the month is as fol lows: Measles 10, chickenpox 8, whoop ing cough 50, mumps .13, scarlet fever 4, diphtheria 2, typhoid fever 3, influenza 121, pneumonia 2. EGYPT'S FOOD SUPPLY. The following- divorce eases have been entered on the county court dock et. Abigail Bruce vs. Harry II. Bruce; Abbic Kmery vs. Arthur A. F.mery. Tho school bourd has held another meeting, with the result that the teachers have been voted an increase in salary of $200, which was according to the plans of the school board and was what the teachers asked for in their recent plea for more wages. The matter of the normal increases was left for a later meeting, although some of these have in a way been decided upon. S. C. Hutchinson has been elect ed superintendent of the schools again and siiini! ot the teachers Jiavc been se lected. Deputy Sheriff John Mobus of War ren brought to Montpelier Friday aft ernoon Clifford Downs and Alvin Hutchins, who had been arrested upon State's Attorney E. R. Davis' war rant, charging them with statutory rape upon testimony which was given bv a Greenslit girl, who was in court Washington's birthday, and who be- ame a mother at the age of la years. The young men were placed under bail for hearings that, will take place lat er, both claiming they are not guilty of the complaint. John Benjamin lias brought a suit against. Frank and Eva Bailor in coun ty court, w'hile Bonazzi and Bonaz.i of Montpelier have brought suit aga inst C. V.. Coppins of Montpelier. ,The Wa terbury Savings Bank and Trust Co. has brought suit, against Alfred E. ; Wills. All have been filed in comity court. Harold Stranahan of Montpelier has been appointed administrator of the es tate of Andrew B. Davis, lute of Wa terbury. Lyle I. Young of East Mont pelier has been appointed administra tor of the estate of James R. Young, late of that town. The will of H. O. Camp of Barre has been presented in probate court. George Wood of Barre has settled his account in the estate of Charles Wood, late of that city. Alexander Milne of Barre has settled his account, in the estate of Alexander Gordon, late of that city. Truman Doty of Worcester ha settled his ac count in the estate of .Martha Doty, late of that, town. Linus Leavens, fish and game com missioner, has received word of the death last night of Bex A. Gates, hus band of Mrs. Gates, who until recently ! was employed as a f tcnograiiher in' the fish and game commission's oflice: Mr. Gates died last nifcht of pneumonia. He was 28 year of age and leaves, besides his wife, his parents, and one brother and one sis ter. Mr. Leavens and Miss Olive Ben nett of the fi-h and game commission er's ollice will attend the funeral. The Workman's Progressive associa tion of St, Albans has filed with the secretary of state a certificate of in tention to issue .V.OOO of stock and that at present the paid-up capital stock is W.OO.I. The ladies' aid society of Trinity church held a prize speaking contest last night, in which the contestants were between ;10 and 00 years of age. The winners of the prices were Ira Richardson, who recited "John Burns at Gettysburg" and Mrs. Charles Jack son, who gave "Marjory Gray." The other speakers were Mrs. O. L. Chcever, Dr. L. W. Hanson, Mrs. H. M. Farn ham. Rev. Wesley J. Mead and Mrs. L. W. Hanson. Tho commissioner of Hgriculfnre bus sent out notice to al! persons applying to have cows tested for tuberculosis that the funds for this year and next year will be exhausted by the applica tions already presented, the appropri ation being' $100,000 for each year. The commissioner advises the cattle owners lo file their applications so that they will bo in line for the test two years from now. PROPOSED TO CONSULT U. S. GOVERNMENT In Whatever Action Was Decided on By British and French Regarding the Adriatic. Washington, D. C, March C. Pend ing publication of President Wilson's answer to the latest communication of the French and British premiers on tho Adriatic situation, the state depart ment has made public tho text of the premier's note containing an invita tion that Mr. Wilson join them in urging Italy and Jugo-Slavia to seek a settlement by direct negotiation be- j t.weeu themselves. I The reply of the president reached ! London yesterday, but will not be made public here until Monday, owing to delays 111 gcuill l into urn uaum of Premier Miilerand of Fiance. The text of the premier's note con taining the invitation made public by the state department gave renewed as- j surancc that it was their purpose to consult the views of the American gov- i eminent in whatever course the Adri atic problem took short of ultimate failure to negotiate a compromise of the treaty of London. In that event, the note .pointed out, France and Eng land would be bound to adhere to their war-time agreement with Italy. The note of the premiers contained also a suggestion that should the di rect conversations produce no agree ment between Italy and Jugo-Slavia, they would seek with Mr. Wilson to formulate new concrete proposals to those governments. The department also gave out four other notes of the Adriatic correspond ence bearing on settlement proposals made by Italy and by the premiers, but all of which are now done away s,vith to pave the way for new efforts toward a compromise. . , ' . BELIEVE INVENTOR WAS KIDNAPPED Strange Disappearance of Angelus J. Casten Is Worrying His Friends . and His Fiancee. Chicago, March t. -Whereabouts of Angelus J. Casten, experimental chem ist und inventor of a chemical propul sive agent for depth bombs used by the I nited States in the World war, to-dav was a mystery which caused concern here. Casten flam-ce and his brother, Samuel Casten, said they be lieved the inventor bad been kidnapped. fasten left for Washington Wednes day morning, according to his fiancee, to collect government royalties. The next day she received a pot card bear ing his signature and mailed at Battle Creek, Mich., and a few hours later a telegram from Detroit said Casten had been killed there by a train. Then followed another telegram from De troit and a post card mailed from De troit late Wednesday night, bearing his signature and saying that he "was leaving for Chicago. The Detroit telegrams were signed by "The blent i fit at ion company of America,'' and bore a fictitious address. ! Ssrvic Union Dry Goods Co. Sat'ifsetien !! Last CaSI on Winter C Is and Seifs Next week, Spring: Suits and Coats will fill our racks. We have only a few Winter Garments left, but the prices are wonderfully low, and you will do well to own one of these garments for next winter's wear. $10.00 Buys Several Good Coats v. All Plushes and Cloth Coats included in this final clearance. Plush Coats from $19.50 up Union Dry Goods Co. SOME PASSAGES OBSCURE. So Anglo-French are Sending Back for Correction of Wilson's Note. London, March (i. Important pas sages in President Wilson's reply to the allied premiers note relative to the Adriatic are obscure, owing to er rors of transmission, which have neces sitated cabled repetition, and it is un derstood that for this reason the Amer ican president's communication has not been made public here. Some newspapers which have learned unofficially as to the nature of Hie con tents of the roply remark with evident satisfaction that' it does not imply withdrawal of the United States from tiie pence conference, - and indicates compliance with two or three of the Anglo-French suggestions. WILL MEET TUESDAY. To Ovci Lay Plans for Conference Railroad Situation. ; New Haven, Conn., March 6. Clin ton L. Bardo, general manager of tii! New York, New Haven and Hartford railroad, who is chairman of a com mittee from the Railway Executives1 association to confer with represents. fives of the brotherhoods on wage and, working hours under the Cummin Esch law, raid to-day that a meeting of his committee would be held in Washington on Tuesday. FAVOR BUSSES ON BROADWAY. PALESTINE WOMEN TO VOTE. And the Removal of the Trolley Cars Is Recommended. New York, March fi. Substitution of motor busses for trolleys on Broad way is favored by the Broadway asso ciation, composed of stores situated in New York's famous thoroughfare. A referendum ballot announced to-day, showed that 77 per cent of its mem bers favored the change. 1? V ADYS F ESI IE IV A VITAGRAPH DRAMA "THE GOLDEN SHOWER" A rapid sucre-winn of event woven bo a to farm n rar tivat!iyr atory. AIno Fictorial Iife and Vitatrraph comedy. BEE PROGRAM. PAGE . Storm Held Up Stock Exchange. New York. March 6. The stock ex change opened at 10 o'clock this morn ing and then adjourned until 10:.'tl be cause of the abenee of clerks and members who were delayed in reach ing their oftices bv the storm. Similar action was taken by the curb ; and consolidated exchanges. j Will Also Be Eligible to Election in Constituent Assembly. New York, March 6. -Jewish women in Palestine have been granted the vote and wiil be eligible for election to! the constituent assembly, according to' a cable message received from London I to-day by the Zionist Organization of America. The message from the Inter national Zionist organisation stated that the assembly would convene soon to formulate a constitution. PORTUGUESE STRIKE ENDS. Railroad Men Obtained Satisfaction of Their Demands. Vigo, Spain, March fi.- Port uguese railmad men have obtained satisfac tion of their demand and service has been resumed. Trains are coming across the frontier at Tuv as Usual. Good Trades for Saturday "TWINK," made by the makers of Lux, washes and dyes at the same time; good assortment of colors, per package, 10c Handling of Supplies Again in Hands of Board of ControL London, March fi. Egypt is threat ened with a serious food shortage, the Exchange Td"graph corre-poudctit at Cairo reports in a dispatch received. The handling of supplies has again been placed by the food department in the handi of A board of control. The censorship, the correspondent adds, has been restored. LUDENDORFF IN RUSSIA. Is Reported to Hive Been Accompa nied t7 a Large Staff. London, March rt. eneral Ludcn dorlT. erswhiie head of the Oitiiud military M'tem, has pacd through Finnish territory on his way to Ru-i, according to a Ilelsirtgfors dispatch to the Central New. The general was aceon. paired by i large staff, the message adds. r n I1 -S, ' Kversrv-j fjitA ' J,jj II I I UAS TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY WANTED A wjiil tpniu for man 15 if- in f-outh ni tund? to ton t-i, rr mmiij bu a rril rvc if pnr is rr : ddrr-H liousr," car lames. IkvU Talking: Machines that talk, and plenty of Victor Records now on sale at Eailay's Eoslc ftorcs Barre, Vt. YaiXTLN-HEAD MEANS BUIOC Announcement Owing to reports In circulation that the entire Buick ojtpu sold and that deliveries cannot be made, we make the following statement: We are in a position to accept orders on practically all models of BUICK cars. While deliveries are somewhat slow at present, owing to transportation and weather con ditions, we are able to promise reasonable spring deliveries on orders taken now. We cannot urge you too strongly to place your order at once to insure an early delivery. Many who have waited too long have been disappointed in past seasons and were obliged to purchase a car of second choice. Our advice is worth heeding, as we are in a position to know the future outlook. H. G. BENNETT UAKRC VERMONT Rinso 3 packages for 23c Lux 2 packages for 23c Ivory Soap Flakes .3 packages for 25c Crystal Sal Soda, per package 10c Toilet Paper 3 rolls for 23c Rolled Oats 10 lbs. for 55c Silver Corn Flakes 3 packages for 25c j ti ti it o r i " - fJ tannea i eas, vorn or rviuiiry irin ....., mus iur -ioc Canned Pumpkin, per can 15c Canned Apple, per gallon can .' 65c Jello and Jiffy Jell 2 packages for 25c Tryphosa ..3 packages for 25c My-T-Fine, per package .' 15c Large Grapefruit . .10c and 2 for 25c Dexter's and St. Johnsbury Bread. MEAT DEPARTMENT Fresh Native Fowls and Chickens, per lb. .....w. 50c Boneless Smoked Shoulders, per lb 33c Whole Native Ham, per lb 36c Pork Roasts of Native Pork, per lb 33c, 35c and 3Sc Leg of Lamb, per lb 45c Foretluartcr of Lamb, whole, per lb .'. 35c Lamb Chops, per lb 55c 1 Roast Veal, per 15 35c and 3Sc Roast Beef, Western, per lb 30c, 3jc and 38c R liaCOn, II. V. . 1 "V u. niiwiv, miiiu, pvi its. uuv Horse Radish, per pint 25c Squash, Celery, Lettuce, Radishes, Cabbage, Cauliflower and Parsley. Houghton & Robins HSKsaesesomxi TT It Ti Laac We can furnish that Ladder for getting snow and ice olf your roof. STRAIGHT LADDERS 10 ft. to 20 ft. EXTENSION LADDERS 26 ft. to S6 ft. Prices right. ft