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Interstate Commerce Com
mission Allows the Loan
in Order to Enable the
j Railroads to Meet Trans
, portation Needs of the
Other Recommendations
for Disbursement of the
Fund Were Made by the
Commission About Two
Thousand Locomotives
and One Hundred Thou
sand Freight Cars Are
Washington, D. C, May 21. A loan
of at least $125,000,000 out of the
$1)00,000,000 revolving fund, to enable
railroads to purchase equipment re
quired to meet transportation needs
of the public, was approved to-day by
the interstate commerce commission.
Other recommendations for the dis
bursement of the revolving fund pro
vided in the transportation act fol
low: - Temporary reserve for claims 'and
judgments, $40,000,000; appropriations
for short lane railroads, $12,000,000;
temporary reserve for maturities, $50,
000,000; as prohibition for additions
and a betterments which will promote
the movement of cars, $73,000,000.
New equipment required by rail
roads to meet minimum needs is esti
mated by the commission at 2,000 lo
comotives and 100,000 freight cars, in
eluding 20,000 refrigerator cars. The
commission estimated that equipment
already ordered and to cost $125,000,
000 represented; probably less than 25
per cent of that needed.
"It is evident," the commission's
statement said, "that the equipment
required properly to meet the trans
portation needs of the public cannot
be secured unless the carrier them
selves assume the burden of financing
the remaining 75 per cent."
Since the distribution of the revolv
ing fund by co-operative action with
railroads has been proven impractica
ble, the commission said, allocation of
the $125,000,000 for equipment will "be
made according to the percentage
which the standard return of a com
pany bears to the total standard of
all railroads. Referring to the oppo
sition to this plan by 'the National
Association of Owners of Railroad Se
curities the commission remarked:
"New applicants seem lo appreciate
the necessity that the carriers assume
a part of the burden and so use the
amounts advanced by the government
as the basis of car trusts to "obtain the
greatest benefit from federal aid."
Hearings to consider applications for
loans will be held here May21).
The two subjects which the commis
sion declared would have to He consid
ered at the hearing were: The means
bv which the fund of $:i00.000,000
should be distributed in order to best
enable the carriers properly to meet
the transportation needs of the pub
lic; the means by which the fund
should be distributed in order to best
rn-ure that the earning power of the
recipients and the character and value
.f the securities offered are such as
to furnih reasonable surance of the
applicants' ability to repay the han
within the time fifd and meet their
other oblijalion. while realizing the
purpose of properly serving the- public.
The Order Issued hy Interstate Com
merce Commission.
N'cw York. May 21. The order of
the interstate commerce commiin
deigned to break the present freight
cmge: ion will materially help the sit
uation, J. J- Mantell. chairman of the
Railway tieneraJ Managers' a ociat ion,
aid to-day. He announced the rail
roads were battening to comply with
the new ruie.
A'ainst Polytamy i View of Great
Church Movement.
PHiiadr'phia. May Sl.-The rins
t Iif rommi'tiv to-day min'l to
th general aembiy of Prvbyte
t.aa rhnrrh in the I nited State of
America that the procMed campaign
rsint polygamy be postponed, in
view of the art era and interrhurrh
cld mmrnKSM. la tl the general
assembly appointed a cvnmi-tee to
tiVe art ion again-! polygamy.
It Colstons There Yesterday Three
Persons Were Killed.
rWLn. May 21. A s'fike in Ike
Hamburg h fyaH b "'"'
it i Tr.i""t in ad ' ' J
,W vr.Urday b1 wr U kr
,4 -r-nty i-vv." tkr pcr. vvrre
Vi.d and 19 osied-
OF $125,000,000
This Would Relieve, a Strained Situa
tion At Point Where Turks Are
Opposing the French.
Constantinople, May 20 (By the As
sociated Press). There are many indi
cations that French troops will evacu
ate Cilicia within 30 days and concen
trate their forces in Syria. This would
relieve a strained situation in Adana,
Aintab, Ourfa and other points where
Turks opposing French troops are op
erating outside of territory that will be
under the French mandate for Syria.
It is believed the French will gather
their forces to take over Aleppo for
northern headquarters. Beirut des
patches say a French punitive expedi
tion will be sent to Tyre and the neigh
borhood of Sidon to suppress attacks
upon Christians. The French destroyer
Bandara, which has just returned to
Beirut from Sidon, reports everything
quiet in Sidon.
The diplomatic policy of France now
is, apparently, to conciliate the Turks
and Arabs and avoid military clashes.
This policy has estranged many of the
Christian sects in Syria, which are
said to be extremely critical. Differ
ences of opinion between French mili
tary and civil administration are re
ported to have been largely responsible
for the Marash and Ourfa disasters,
and many massacres of Christians
which adequate military forces could
have prevented. Scattered French gar
risons, however, had reported to have
been poorly supported and .even cau
tioned not to engage in fighting unless
Cabled Reports of the Slump In the
United States Excite Hope
Across the Water.
London, Mav 21. Cabled reports of
a slump in prices in the United States
are featured in newspapers here and
are being read with interest, as they
excite the hope that conditions across
the Atlantic may be reflected in Great
Britain. Some writers on economics,
however, hold out little hope that this
will be the result, maintaining the new
conditions in America are more likely
to have a contrary effect here, but hope
persists and i supported by some rath
er pointed indications that there was a
decline in trading during April com
pared with March. This decline, al
though small, is regarded as significant
because it was the first for more than
a year.
Unofficial statistics show the people
are spending less while British banks
are assuming a more careful attitude.
Manchester reports an absence of new
textile business from abroad and re
tailers in many trades are said to have
found they are overstocked. There has
been a downward trend In some food
prices here recently, and, although
these are, for the most part, seasonal,
the public is building some hope on
the circumstances.
Managers of large stores in London
admit the sale of luxunes is declining
and think recent extravagance is be
coming unfashionable but they express
dcubt whether general decline in prices
has begun, or is likely to begin soon.
The chairman of the textile section of
the London chamber of commerce de
clared to-day he regarded the American
decline in prices only a passing phase
of the situation and that he did not
expect much alteration here.
It Was Organiied with the Support of
the Catholics Scialoia is For
eign Minister.
London, May 2L Premier Xitti has
formed his new cabinet, with the sup
port of the Catholics, according to a
Paris dipatch to the London Times.
It is composed as follows:
Premier and minister of interior,
Francesco Xitti.
Foreign Minister. Vittorio Scialoia.
War. Signor Bonomi.
Marine, Admiral Secchi.
Public work. Signor Xava.
Instruction. Signor Torre.
Treasury. Signor Schanr.fr.
Finance Signor A!esio.
Is Reported t Be on the Way to Bar
ranaulU. Chihuahua itv. Mexico. May 21 (By
the Associated Pre). Wih the an
iincement by Genrral P. Klias C'alles
that he believed Krancsico Villas po
litical apiratkms rendered a working
afrreement with him unlikely, hopes
that the rlel chieftain would be elim
inated permanenUy fioru the arena
went glimmering 4o-day.
Through his emiry, Aifono Gm
rr.. Villa declared he had no intention
of being eliminated, according to fJcn
eral Callc.
A telegram from Me.i-o City says:
Crranra and a .mall r-cort are re
ported fleeinjf arrow the mountain of
Vera Crua toward Barranaulta. on th
mi.t. Four million e and miwh
bullion were rcwered fmm the 4 ar
rana train recency raptured. "
pjopestd at the Conference of Metho
dist Church.
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Charged With Strangling
a Patient to Death at
Westboro, Mass.
Jos. R. Bassett and Charles
Wilson Will Be Sen
tenced Later
Worcester. .Mass., May 21. Verdicts
of, guilty of manslaughter were re
turned to-day against Joseph E, Bas
sett mid Charles Wilson, former at
tendants in the Westboro state hos
pital, for causing the death of John M.
Weeks of Cambridge, a patient at the
hespitnl, on March 15.
lhtssett and Wilson were charged by
tlit government with twisting a tiwol
itti'tiiid Weeks' neck and forcing witcr
down his throat, causing strangulation,
while they were giving him a "tub"
treatment during one ef his excited
spells. Sentences will be imposed later.
French General Federation of Labor
Takes Action.
Paris, May 21 (Havas). The Gen
eral Federation of Labor decided to
day by a vote of 96 to 1 1 to end "the
strikes it had ordered in support of
the railwaynien's walkout.
The motion provided for the resump
tion of work Ho-morrow. It asserted
that the hasty passage in the cham
ber of deputies of the government's
railroad reorganization plan showed
that the action in calling the atrike for
nationalization was justified, and that
nationalization was demanded by he
Prohibitionists Are Planning to Launch
a Campaign of Great In
tensity. Glasgow, May 20. Scotland's local
option act, enacted in 1913 after 30
years of agitation, becomes effective
June 1. Prohibitionist are planning to
launch an electoral campaign which, in
intensity, cost and use of all varieties
of publicity, will be comparable only
to the latter stages of the anti-alcohol
crusade in the United States.
There will be a poll on the local gov
ernment franchise in every town and
district of Scotland, and out of that
vote will come the choice of one of
three alternatives total prohibition,
reduction of drinking facilities by one
fourth, or continuance of present reg
ulations. Even spokesmen for the liq
uor interest concede that a good part
of Scotland wili go "dry."
Loral option is to be exfried in
fairly small areas. Tlure will be l.:t(Ml
voting areas in Scotland. The electoral
unit in the counties is the parifh. In
the burghs, with a population of less
than 25,000, it is the whole burgh; in
the burghs with over 2.VHH1. the mu
nicipal ward. The effect of this may be
curious. Glasgow has 37 wards. Some
of them will almost certainly go "dry,"
others will remain ss at precnt, so
that while the public houwn on one
side of the street may be dot-ed, thoi-e
on the other side, being in a different
ward, may remain open.
The poll is to bo taken in November
or IWembcr. anil on voting day all li
censed premises mut rrniaui fliii.ee)
during polling liurs. In the Urge
town the day w il Iprobably lie the
frame at the municipal election. Nov. 2.
Indexes Mistakes in Life.
.Iud:e McCormick of San Francisco
says there are 13 mistakes of life:
To attempt to set up your own tand
ard of right and wrong.
To try to measure the enjoyment of
others by your own.
To exp-ct uniformity of opinions in
thi world.
To fail to make allowance for inn
(erience. To endeavor to mold all dtpiitions
Not to yirld to unimportant trifle.
To look' for perfection in our own
aft ion.
To wurry ourelve and other about
what cannot be remedied.
Not to help etrrjbody, bcrceer,
however and heneer we can.
To consider anything im.itle thst
we cannot ourclvr prrform.
To brliee only what our finite mind
-n grp.
Not to mske allowance for Ihe
wekner of oiher.
The estimate by me inii.id" ou!i
tv when rt i that within whh mk-
the man - l manual Anvrnsn
Where "Free Bock?" Beta,
It i a ft not r"M"rHy known,
that Path U-d the entire I b-4
in h mtrf1u.t.Hs of froe t't t t
for the ptij its in it 'i' 'c WV
About tb am time P-.i'd',j-hia be
rn parliaPy t'r-e n"" .jrm on'y
p-o -d.nj pur w b- w-r '!
(.,ir i.a 1t IwwA w thim frw
. rr t B'h IW" we '
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ratri intrj w Sc F-tk T.ir.
No Presidential Candidate
Has as Many as 100 Del
egates Pledged
Gov. Cox Is Close Second
With Solid Ohio and Ken
tucky Delegations
Chicago, May 21. With the Demo
cratic convention a little' more than a
month away a canvass of the situation
shows no - one man has received as
many as 100 pledged delegates while
the tininstructed delegates ' thus far
chosen number 587. There are 242
delegates yet to tie elected. j
Under the convention rules a two
thirds vote is required to nominate, or
728 out of the 1,008 vcrte which will
be the case in the convention.
Of those candidates who have votes
instructed for them, Attorney General
A. Mitchell Palmer is leading with the
"IS vutes given to him by his home
state of Pennsylvania thi week.
Governor Cox of Ohio is a close sec
ond w ith 74 votes, the solid delegations
of Ohio and Kentucky. The names of
three favorite sons stand third, fourth
and fifth in the list, Governor Edwards
of Sew Jersey receiving his state's 28
votes, Senator Glass having Virginia's
24, and Senator Owen, Oklahoma's 20.
James W. Gerard of Xew York, for
mer ambassador to Germany, who filed
a petition in South Iakota, will re
ceive that state's 10 votes.
Only one contest has appeared to
diue. In Georgia friends of Mr. Palm
er, dissatisfied with the action of the
state convention, which was dominated
by Senator Hoke Smith and Thomas
F. Watson forces, organized a separate
convention and selected 28 Palmer dele
gates. Oregon Democrats met today to
elect 10 delegates.
Will Be In San Francisco By Late la
San Francisco, May 21. The com
mittee on arrangements of the Demo
cratic national committee will arrive
here during the tirst 10 days of June
and all of the committee wlil be in the
city by June 25, (Jcorge F. Mara, as
sistant to Homer S. Cumminga, chair
man of the committee, said to-day. Mr.
Cummings will be here before June 10.
Will Be Published Daily During Repub
lican National Convention.
Chicago, May 21. The "Hoover
Herald'' will Iw published daily during
the Republican national convention in
( hieago next month in the interests of
the candidacy of Herbert Hoover, it
was announrcd to-day. A number of
imminent writers and cartoonists will
e members of the staff.
Were on the Oregon Primary Ballot
McAdoo, the Democrat.
Portland, Ore, May 21. Tie IcHgue
of nation was an outstanding issue,
both in the Republican contest for
preidentinl endorsement and the con
test for Democratic nomination for
United States Senator in the Oregon
primary to-day.
The active candidates for the Repub
lican president preferenee were Major
( ieneral WimkI. Governor Low den of Il
linois and Senator Johnson of Cali
fornia. The name of William tj. McAdoo was
the only one appearing on the ballot as
a Democratic candidate for president.
New York Department Stores Say They
WiU Not Buy Stock Until the
Prices Come Down.
New York. May 21. Managers of
some department store here to-day
announced their establishments would
refuse to purchase from jobbers Until
substantial reductions were made. The
tores, which claim to offer reductions
from 15 to .VI per cent, now demand
thst wholesalers maka concessions to
An official of one of fhe largest store
with branche in six citie aid: "We
aie not buying future almk now and
will not until manufacturer and whole
saler come down with their price.
Normally we buy 7.VI.ISNI of fur on
our initial puri-liae. So far we have
rcfued to purchae a sing'e pie."
Some representative wholesaler of
wesrine apparel declared ther byline
the prn-e cut tins moement I hrmiphout
the country Ie artifi.ial and tin
economic. acrtins that it had stimu
lated btiyine wit limit a corresponding
inrea- in rodii t ion arid a iea-tion
wa iMMind to om.
Meanwhile lal merchant in linos
other ihun ftt-tiifl con'miwd to ad
ertie rediK't ion. ' ce of the large!
rslmrrl and mtmu?it in the city
slated it bad t ail item n it menu
"il prr rent.
Traverse City Fell O 9M Per Ceat ta
Ua-hni(t..w. IV ' May 21 tb-(-tii
rtnr-i t tlm v a r 'wm n. -i tHe
I'iJO rs r.w i'H-n i f l.r -i.M. t .
J"3. loTase of 7.1 1. or
ft rent mrt l V Jier f rr (
jrfrav. ' . 17 ," , re of
11 -l. ? "T s-!l.
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States That Food Reserves are Danger
'ously Low Home Garden Move
ment Urged.
Boston, May 21. Oovernor Ooolidge
to-day issued a proclamation in which,
after stating that food reserves are
dangerously low, lu called upon the
people of the state to raise what food
is possible by gardening and other
wise. Farmers, under handicaps of a bc
laited season, lack of fertilizers, seed
and machinery due to transportation
delays and a "shortage of help, are do
ing their utmost, the governor said,
adding that further appeal to the farm
ers to increase production would be
both futile and unjutft.
To aid in overcoming the labor short
age, Oovernor Coolidge announced he
would ask the legislature for' $7,500
to establish camps for public eohool
students in places where they can be
employed on the farms. He urged
school's, churches, labor and fraternal
organizations to induce the public to
go into ithe home garden movement
generally, saying "the emergency is
very urgent and every means should be
taken to meet it and to meet it now."
WITH $1,000,000 WHISKEY
Feder Prohibition Officials Active It
Chicago Seven Men Arrested in
Last Night's Raids.
Chicago, May 21. Federal prohibi
tion olnVials to-day searched for a
warehouse, believed to hold a million
dollar whiskey supply. Seven men were
arrested last night in raids, Which the
officers said, disclosed hundred of
whiskey sales.
Forgeries of printed forms under
which transfers of liquor for legiti
mate uses were permitted, were found
in the offices, where the men were ar
rested, the officers said. Xearly $.')0,
000 worth of liquor had been sold re
cently under such faked permits, they
added. Prohibition agents said they
obtained evidence by occupying the
offices of the men answering telephone
calls and inviting prospective custom
ers to come to the office.
Three of the men had made arrange
ments to sail for London, the agents
said. A large distillery at Early Times,
Kentucky, waa involved, the officers
Said Pittsburgh Judge to Prohibition
Agents in Court.
Pittsburgh, May 21. Federal Judge
Thomson yesterday told prohibition
agents that they should "bring in some
of the big fellows who are responsible
for this condition which exists in the
wholesale distribution of liquor
throughout the country." He imposed
minimum fines on several persons who
sold small amount of liquor.
Liquor valued at $300 has been stol
en from the offices of the prohibition
agent here.
For Protection Against Bolshevik Ag
gression Appeal Follows Landing
of Bolshevik Forces in
Persian Soil
- Loudon. May 21. Persia has ap
pealed to the league of nations ito pro
tect her against bolshevik aggression.
The appeal, which follows the landing
of bolshevik force on Persian soil from
the Caspian sea, was made through the
Persian foreign minister, who in
The appeal alludes to the presence
in Kneli harbor of warship belong
ing to the anti-bolshevik forces for
merly operating under Ocneral leni
kine' and maintain that Persia acts
within her rights as a neutral with re
gard to these vessel. It points out
that she declined to allow these ships
to enter the harbor until she wa as
sured she would not be hampered in
disarming and interning them.
Reforestation in Massachusetts.
The movement for the purchase aw
reforestation of 2'iO.Otlo acres of idle
land for slate forests has been given
the unanimous indorsement of the com
mittee on agriculture in the Massachu
setts legislature which has made a fa
vorable report on the bill introduced by
the Msi huet W Forestry associa
tion, accompanied by an initiative pe
tition bearing the signature of more
than .H.otifl voter from all but 1 of
th 3.V ci:ie and towns of the com
monwealth. "The tiniberland and wa
ter power of the commonwealth," ays
the commit ice in its report, "have been
among the mint imMrtant of our nat
ural resource, the water power being
Jo a large decree dependent upon ine
"imberlands for it preservation. The
timberland have been in the (immedi
ate pat and are now being rapidly de
pleted so that they are now only pro
ducing a small proportion of the wood
and timber used in our industries and
at the present rare of ne there will
be in a few year a irreat scarcity of
wooden material for bu-ines and do
mes' ic purpose."
The Recovery of France.
One of the mo-t hopeful ni-toms
in Furope i the rapid rezencrat ion of
the regions in Fram-e wlneh were de
a.tated hv the war. A few we,k atfo
Ok firt " of the rehabilitated c-al
mine wa opened, with modern ma
chinery whxh it i said will iiwrca-e
tH pre war production. In the Sotntne
d;,triet near I v half of . aT of
farm land ha boen restored to nsefn!
n. and at the end of the jesr only
;o.rni acre will remam unie-laimed
1 k cereal crop from the fraction al
readv restored will he i.ti.oi hfh-
and of Jlienai damaged houses
i bae ben made habitaWe. Kotton
lUh tSe wheat will lw j;..od
tt.roi'cSut f ranre. Before the war it
wa ..-ma4 tM- l0 o.nrcials :i -ow.Se!..:
last icar it wa -V.-
iZhsU R. -.1 -.re,d I hat . f"-t
.,,' Hit bor-d that .0 Frrtv-h "
1S rr Matin H w. l be f-'
hie to J.-M niog-s .v. rr w it ht
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r o- sirra to fwvif.- rri,ret4 Ke
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Oliver Lovely, Who Was
Shot Last Month, Died in
. St. Albans Hospital
Lovely Was Shot Through
the Neck as He Lay
. Asleep
St. Albans, May 21. An autopsy
was performed to-day on the body of
Oliver Lovely, who died last night at
the St. Albans hospital, w srrt he was
taken on April 20, after being fchot
through the neck by Mrs. Kate Ives,
his housekeeper, it is alleged. The au
topsy was performed at the undertak
ing parlors of C. R. McAllister and was
in charge of Dr. B. II. Stone, state
pathologist, assisted by Dr. C. A. Rave
ly of Burlington, in the preaence of
State's Attorney A. B. Rowley and Drs.
H. H. Johnson, S. W. Paige and Ar
thur Morton.
The charge against Mrs. Ives has
never been changed from the time of
arrest, she being held merely aa a wit
ness. The grand jury will be called
In case of an indictment being
brought, her trial will be held in Frank
lin county court at the present term if
if. should be convenient for the attor
neys in the case.
Mrs. Ives, who appeared worried
when told yesterday that Mr. Lovely's
condition was worse, showed little con
cern when told this morning that the
man was dead.
Lovely was 58 years of age last
mouth and he leaves his mother, Mrs.
Mary lively of Milton, a daughter
Mrs. Mary "O'Xeil of Burlington and
four brpthers and four sisters.
Lovely was awakened on the tuorc
ing of April 20 by a choking sensation,
according to his statement to the au
thorities later, and he found that !.c
had been shot in the neck.
Orders Made By Interstate Commerce
Commission Are Expected to
Have Effect in 10 Days.
Washington, D. C, May 21. The
rampaign to break the. Ireight conges
tion at the nation's traffic gateways
was well under way to-day, the inter
state commerce commission having or
dered :
Forwarding of traffic without refer
ence to previous routing.
Abrogation of all railroad rules gov
erning car service.
Transfer of 3.200 coal cars from west
to east and of 20.000 box cars ffcm
the east to the grain fields of the west.
These move are expected to show
material results within 10 day, tut
members of the commission believe
that a much longer period will be re
quired to get the entire tangle straight
ened out.
When Told Their Demands Would Not
Be Considered if They Stayed Out.
Chicago, May 21 Five thousand city
employes on strike since Monday, re
turned to work to-day. Teamsters
viv,ed unanimously to return when the
citv council - finance' o-mmittee last
night declared tbe-ir demiuls would not
be considered while thev were on
I strike. - Street sweepers, chauffeurs,
team owners ami garbage handlers
voted to follow the teamsters' lead.
Went Out of Its-Original Promise of
Considering Naval Decora
tions. Washington, D. C, May 21. Secre
tary Ihiniels to day accused the Senate
sub-committee investigating Rear Ad
miral Sims' charge against the navv
department's conduct of the war with
timing exceeded it powers in going
outside the original controversy over
uaval war decorations. The commit
tee, Mr. lhiniel told Chairman Hale,
had git en Admiral Sims an opportuni
ty to make an "ostentatious" presenta
tion of hi charges when it required
him to produce his letter of criticism
to the department.
Montpelier Man Died Yesterday at Hts
Son's Home, Mahoning City, Pa.
(harle H. Ferrin. aged fi7 ear, died
yesterday at the home of his son in
Mahoning t ity. Pa., after a long ill
ness, dating 'back several year, al
though his last sickness was of only a
few weeks' duration.
Mr. Ferrin wa a natixe of Montpcl
icr. the son of Mr. and Mr. Whitman
Ferrin. and for ac rcat many year wa
in the gTocery busme three. Follow
ing hi retirement from buinea. he
wa sergeant at arm at the State
House, and it wa during hi regime
that the gitlinj of the dome occurred.
For the last few years he bad liied
titinng In winter at a nome wmcn ne
built in fHange fity. rl., out in the
summer he had lived on his farm near
the MarshrtrM station.
He is Mirtiied by a oi. Whitman
Ferr.n; a daughter. Mr. Harry HalW-tt
of Northampton. Mas.., and '. .ie.
V wa Ma Rh.no. by a
Sr hrr. A. W. Ferr;n. president of the
. . . . .. . a -r . g
j' I K-.-.-I.. M-oh- l Mr-. W il-
l aw F.e hard of M sr.-- r
I 1 h K"J? ' ' arnX '"?"";
j to m orrw iww or an i a w,r
esr It t. Lw- M "lt (Vlll II I't,
t .- m.'k't h rria. l
are rp-aeted t m;l ijwefs-
Net Gain of 408 Last Year Gives Them
A Total Membership of Approxi
mately 8,000.
Burlington, May 21, Vermont's
grand lodge of Odd Fellow was re
ported at the annual meeting yesterday
to, have approximately 8,000 members,
a net gain of 408 during the year.
There are 75 active lodges.
The following officers were elected:
H. T. Brown of Ludlow, G. M.; H. A.
Morse of Bellows Falls, D. G. M.; C. G.
Staples of Brattleboro, G. W.; Frank
W, Jackson of Barre, secretary; L. C.
Grant of Burlington, treasurer. The ap
pointive officers are: O. L. Martin of
Plainfleld, marshal; N. C. Buck of Ran
dolph, G. C, and E. R. Clark of Mont
pelier, guardian., These were installed
by the retiring grand master. Charles
G. McGaffey of Burlington, grand
herald, and Ira Priest of Belmont,
grand chaplain, will be installed later
as they were not present.
The district deputies are as follows:
A. E. Perkins of Shaftsbury, Leigh
Hunt of Rutland, C. F. Fich of Middle
bury, W. A. McLannan of St. Albans
J. R. Applebee of Island Pond, Oilman
Howe of St. Johnsbury, Fred Thoraaa
of Montpelier, E. R. Reynolds of Wind
sor, Leo Carpenter of Readsboro, Otis
Cummings of South Londonderry, E. B.
Fay of East Hurdwick, E. II. Snow of
Bellows Falls, Hans Fredrickson of
The chairmen of the different com
mittees are as follows: Credentials, E.
0 Baker of Readsboro; grievances, F.
B. Morton of St. Albans; jurisprudence,
O. E. Chilson of Burlington; mileage
and per diem, W. P. Horton of Rut
land; returns, E. L. Ingalls of Burling
ton; supplies, L. C. Holeombe of Mil
ton; resolutions, F. G. Nichols of Rich
mond; correspondence, L. C. Holcombe
of Milton; state of the order, Smith B.
Waite of Hvde Park; legislative, O. W.
Edwards of" Burlington; by-laws, Alex
ander Duncan of Barre, with P. J.
Putnam of Windsor and F. E. Perry of
Brattleboro; finance, H. W. Scott of
Barre, with F. F. Leonard of Wells
River and L. A. Gifford of Burlington;
distribution, Calvin Endress of Ben
nington; printing, F. W. Jackson of
Barre, with F. K. Campbell of Water
bury and II. A. McAllister of East Bar
re; Rebckah degree, E. A. Spear of
Woodstock; invitations, H. C. Farrar
of Rutland; tuhulation, F. W. Jackson
of Barre; committee tn Boston trip, H.
T. Brown, H. A. Morse and C. G.
Montpelier Knights of Columbus Enter
tained Barre Brothers.
Hatchets were buried and all disputes
over technical points concerning the
pool, billiards and cribbage tourna
ment of the m inter were securely
waxed before any member of either the
Barre or Montpelier council of the
Knights of Columbus sat down to the
banquet tables in Miller's inn last even
ing. The Montpelier Knights had lost
the winter series by the narrow mar
gin of three points, and they were pay
ing the price, of defeat by inviting all
tournament men. of the Barre council
to a banquet, the forfeit agreed upon
enrlv last January. There were nearly
100 men seated about the tables, which.
were taxed with viands thatajwere well
worth winning, aa the Barre speakers
several times reminded their .uonipei
ler opponents in their impromptu
Attorney William X. Theriault of
Mnntnelier. toastmaster. had an excel
lent reserve fund of good stories, and
these be divulged in the most humor
ous manner iust "before introducing the
different speakers'. Grand Knights
Gowdey of Montpelier and E. J. Owens
of Barre were both called upon to ear
a few words, as were members of the
fmirnsment committees and other
tirominent kn'lL'hls present. Significant
in these various tonics was the general
aft- n nu- Ind cine nt that a field iav be
rranped to take place during the sum
mer month. To this meet, w hich would
consist of field sports of all kinds, as
well as a baseball game, members of
both councils would be eligible to enter
both council and their families and
friends would lie invited to enjoy the
dav. and all members would be eligible
tn nter the contests.
Sandwiched between many a good
torv bv the toastmaster. Mr. Gowdey
and Janus Hastings, several good top
ics were discussed, though not one of
the speaker failed to touch upon the
plan of a field day. Thus, before the
group had dispersed tor meir nuium.
the fact that a field day and baseball
games were to lie summer contests be
tween the councils was firmly implant
ed in the mind of everyone.
A better evening of good fellowship
could not have been given than thst
whkh existed last night, and the cour
tesy shown to the Barre visitors was
of paramount quality, as were the ci
gar that were passed. Another atich
series is expected to occur between the
councils next year.
To Ludlow Manufacturing Associates
Employes to Get Better Price.
Ludlow. Ma., May 21. Efforts to
bring about resumption of operation of
the biff plant of the taidlow Manu
facturing Aociatc which wa cloed
ycterday. following a strike of 20t or
more doifer and trame hand, to-day
entered around an cflcr of he com
pany to rlabl-h and maintain a co
operative store, to be managed mainly
by the employee.
" learning from einiloee that in-crcaM-d
v a-" have been followed by
advam-ed TjV. " I1 stores. A?cnt
:. rti!l H'ted the '-o .)rat ive
propit ion. contingent on the return
of the employe to work. Ma mcct
injw of the various nationalit ics among
thr employe ill I held late to day
to) discu' the matter.
H. P.
WeUmaa Company Store Has
$:j,000 CaptUl Stock.
The H. P. tVeHmia om ny torr of
Urattichnto . a ti!-d arliilrs of ao-c-,t!.i
in tbc f.iif of ere1ary of
-late for the p-,irr r.f conduct a
K-ncra". store n Hrattlrhro. 1 i.cir
Ptai t. k ... ar.1 te pap"
r ?wt bv H U ad G. A. Wriiman
rd J. V lUney.
IV l!at II o.wpan? of
Ki.l.n;1 - .r:; w-4 Ka fIV.nort
,.l it, , ,'al k -f ha' Wtn
1C ip
WAS 2,669
Returns frorr , 11 But 14
Towns in T mont Were
Tabu A To-day
c$i ;
H00VF ;&EC0ND,
V ;
All the Towns That Are
Missing Are Small and
Will Have Little Effect
With only 14 towns missing out. of
247 in Vermont, the vote in thn
presidential primary last ' Tuesday
shows that Major-General Leonard
Wood received 3,218 out of the 4,469
votes' cast. Herbert Hoover of Cali
fornia was second with 549, Senator
Hiram Johnson of California third with
358, William Grant Webster of New
York fourth with 343 and Governor
Coolidge fifth with 328, the others
being scattering..
These towns f were missing at the
secretary of state's office to-day: Corn
wall, Woodford, St. George, Brunswick,
Norton, Victory, Vershire, Charlestown,
Middletown Springs, Pittstield. Hali
fax, Marlboro, Baltimore and West
Windsor. In Sherburne no primary was
held, while in Tinmouth no votes were
cast. The vote was tabulated as fol
lows! tin
t 1
H -1
Addiaon ...425 18
Bennington.. 198 5
Caledonia ..258 6
Chittenden .803 20
Fiiiex . ... ti t
Grand Ida . 49 1
Fmnklln ...130 38
Lamoille ...1st IS
Ormnac ....192 fit
Orleans 232 8
Rutland ...463 42
Washington. S42 Hit
Windham ..225 43
Windsor ...202 60
i 'J
i i
3.218 649 168 328 843 39 18 4 14
V , ,
Residents of Montpelier Want Guern
sey Avenue Laid Out.
Part of Thursday in Washington
county court was occupied in the re
trial of the case of H. C. Bolles et al
vs. the city of Montpelier, in which
the plaintiff and those associated with
him asked that a road be laid out on
Guernsey venue, so-called, which i
a clay bank. Witnesses to show the
necessity of the road testified for the
plaintiff, while the expense of the con
trution and other expenses were
shown by the defendant through it
A. W. Huntington offered to give
private way across hi land as an out
let from the upper end of the proposed
street, but he would retain the right to
close the private way whenever he
wanted to do so.
The divorce ease of Ernest Tanner
vs. Katherine Tanner has been discon
tinued at her stipulation. The parties
were seen to shake hands after leavicg
Khe court room. A hill was granted
Daisy Bacine from Archie Racine.
Jonn Benjamin was given a judg
ment for $247 against C. A. LeBarron,
and the defendant will be placed in
close confinement until the judgment
is satisfied.
Francisco Martinet appeared ye.'ter
dav and paid his fine of $500 and costs
on the charge of adultery, to which he
pleaded guilty Wednesday.
The finding of facts in the Bichard-sm-Emerson
cse was filed and the
judgment will be entered later.
County court adjourned this fore
noon, following the Bolles-Montpelier
Mormon Street Lecturers Taken to Po
lice Station In Patrol Wi-
Burlington. May 21. The Mormons,
who have been so insistent on holding
meetings on the streets, caused l
trouble vesterday. Wednesday night
they insisted on' holding meetings on
the corner of Church and Cherry
streets. The officer on duty told thetn
n stop and they would not. Mayor
Jackson ordered them moved if they
persisted and they did persist to this
point that the patrol wagon wa sum
moned. When the wagon arrived ihey
stopped and went to the police station,
where they started in to upbraid tha
mayor and officers. Here they threat
ened to collect another crowd which
would prevent the ue of the siJewalfc
by anybody else and they wera warned
that thev would be prosecuted if they
persisted'. They stopped after issn.ng
dire warnings that Msyor Jackaon
would be defeated at the neat election.
VTalter Wyman Wanted la Orleans
County for AUeje4 Assault m Girl.
r II AefTrx. state probation officer.
k. rxvived a' renort from the tate a
attornev in Orleans rounty thst Walter
Wrman of Neprt. wanted in tai
cm'intv on the chary of criminal as
sault upon a Tift girl of 14 years, nat
been arrested in Itroit. Mich., and
that he i being brought bark to New
port for trial. This arrest is said to
have been made as the result of a ron
fes.ioo of a woman who was recently
sent to the Mate prison as an sccom-
pli.-e in the matter.
Died in Montpelier at the Afe ef 7
Mr Iavid Brown, aged T years.
rative of 4 w4a, tmt who for m
50 years lad Nn a resident rf Mont
pelier. d ed late yrdav aft-moon.
Sr- i survived bv' thre ehiHr-a. Wil
listn Brows and Miss em- Prowa of
MoBtpclier an-l Mr. I.lirabeth Kmn -urn
of PrmidcfK-e. R I- al" tKre at,
ttr.. Mrs. Jo" ..rrd- M- Janvea
(ampta!; and Mr. IrrB l"rSnl. s'l
,.f Mr--I"T The funeral will h ne
!st-:rdy mornirt? at St Aiwitje
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