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V y ' : ) V.' D 5 THE DM 1LY TIME VOL. XXIV NO. 246. BARKE, VERMONT. MONDAY, JANUARY 3, 1921. PRICE, TWO CENTS. BARMS T DESPERADO SAWED WA Y OUT OF NEW YORK JAIL; THREE OTHERS FAILED Harry Bltzberger, Accused ' Of SeinST HOld-Up Man at "... . MllltOWn, JN. J.. IJank Robbery, Escaped from . . WeStSlde Jail Vhere He Was Being Held for Trial jSA WED 1-INCH BAR IN CELL ON THHvD TIER One of His Comrades Who ; Tried to Escape Was a Man Charged With Hold 1 ing Up a Saloonkeeper in , New York Recently. New York, Jan. 3. Harry BiU- a , , , , , 'berger, who was arrested on the charge oi oemg one oi a Dana wmcn neia up and robbed the First National bank of MitiiWn V .T rw on e.onrwA to. j it . -j -i day, from the west side jail. Biizberger and Jerome B. Chaffee, Wars arrested at Broadway and 72nd ferret, after a fight with police who saw-them alight from an automobile, una incir wives were lasen into cus- tody at the same time. JJiUbergcr sawed a one-inch bar in the' cell which he occupied on the third the companv, and Angus A. Smith com tier of the jail. Three other prisoner pose the board of directors with those aitrmpieo. to pet away dux lauea. une ofUiem was being held on charge of taking part in the hold-up of a saloon- l v .1.. ""l"" "B" CARDINAL niTinnXS FEELS HOMESICK Will Be Taken Home Although Still '' i Weak Newi of Physicians' , - Decision Cheered Him, Baltimore, Jan. 3. Cardinal Gibbons wants to come Ijome and his physicians, ' faen wer a aa or mince meat believinir that Chansre will bave. n. a..ani aTew mouthful of cheese which vorable affee upon their patient, will try to move him to Baltimore if a set- -back occurs or seems imnendins. Th was decided at a conmiltat .Inn of thek doctor at the Shrivcr home at Union Mills, where he haa been four weeks. The news had a cheerinir effect upon him.. He admitted that, while he enjoyed the kindness of his friends at th Shriver home, he was homesick. If hlf condition warrants it, he will leave fof home to-morrow or Wednesday While he is weak, his medical advisers believe he will improve if fuintness does hoc recur. The prohibition of visitor was lifted temporarily yesterday to permit the , cardinal to receive the priest of his , household a, lew minuta POOR MEDICINAL WHISKEY Has Been Cause of Great Harm to Pa tients. r Waahinirton. D. C Jan. 3. A bill iesisTied to Drevent the doctorini? or adulteration of the sick man's liquor was introduced to-day by Representa- live Vare, Republican, of IVnnxylvania. Fpecifically, It would stop the manu xaciur ana sate tor medicinal pur poses of whiskey containing less than 4. per cent ol alcohol. In a letter to Chairman Volstead of the. House judiciary committee, Mr. Vax declared there had been wholesale ' violations of the medicinal provisions I of the enforcement act and that great harm had resulted to patients for whom! liquor had ben prescribed. BY AMERICAN AID. About 8,000 Hungarian Prisoners War in Siberia. Repatriated. of Budapest, Jan. 3. Some 8,000 Hun- gsrian prisoner of war have been re- patriated from Siberia through Amen- ran aid, said Ernest Ludwiir, on his ar- rival here to-day from Switzerland. The Apollo clubroom have been reno where he ha been in charge of the vated snd put in ship shape fnr the repatriation of such prisoners, but !.",- members of the legislature who will be 000 still remain in eastern Siberia, un- able to leave because of lack of funds 'and the Inability to charter ship. I -It will cost l.un,uio to nnport I the prisoners in Vladivostok until the I sort opens, and another million to bring them home," he said. CAR WORKERS ARE BACK. , Returned Work at West Albany, If. Railroad Shops. Albany, N". Y., Jan. 3. Nine hundred car workers employed at the et Al-1 bny shops of the New York Central . railroad, who were laid on indehmtelv I Ic, 23, returned to work to-day. One of the gayest evenings at the Knights 'f Columbus hall wa held by Barre conm-il mcmlers and th-ir lady friends New Year's eve. Jrdlity reigned from 8 o'clock Until after 12:30 and the 100 or more young and middle aped people joked, lawrlr l - saitf. Hsnced or partook of the excellent IhwIvob and refreshments as one lar family. The records of the council show s duplicate, poilly tTnie Jsmes Bro n and corps of aitsnt Urver served on the ectenatnnx-nt coir.mlttee together before. The N e m Year started richt and it s gning2taem t cue ang tb'e l.nos, f r at ti.is tin". ii annonnoed a hi"t part v. h:h w;ll orrnr rri.lsr evening, Jsa. 14, ia the Kcifhts of Columbus halL MONTPEL1ER O. D. Shustleff of Barre this morning settled his account as guardian of Mary Norris of that city. E. E. Campbell has heen appointed trustee of a- fund ere- i aicu. irom me win ui asvi v . juo.vi?. of waterbury. h. a. Pheips of I xurre una eeiwcu Jim rajum in estate of Isabel Fbelps, late, of that city. Miss Mary Kane, secretary of the board of registration of nurses, has made the annual report to Governor r. w. Clement, in. which slie states that two meetings were held during ths year and that by examination 46 per sons were admitted to practice in the state. There are now 718 registered Purse Tne officer elected at the an nual meeting were? Vsjiairman, ui. u. C. Hawley, Burlington; vice-chairman, Dr. CSj A. Gale, Rutland; secretary, Mjbs Kane, Montpelier. At 132 Main street you will find high- grade pianos, Brunswick machines and records, also three slightly used ma chines. adv. The time has been fixed for the meet- ffiXS office when they will cast their vote I for president and then one of their number will be selected to carry the results of their ballots to the president of the united Mates senate. .1, C. U H 11V Ullli: HI I K VI XA. Uk 1 Ul i 1, 11 and Inc tg, of Major iL .Nelson Jackson as director and vice-president and S. Hotlfeter Jackson as director took place and F M- Corry of the Wetmore A; Morse firanite min. wbieb bo,,ht Jackson interests in the nnnrrv. was elected director and vice-nresident and k. H. Deavitt, who is treasurer of the same company, was elected a director 0f the new companv and, like S. Hoi Mister Jackson, will h rminRnl fnr t.he eomnanv. DonaM named.-above. The annual mcetting takes place to-day. The Russell-Miiler Alillinw nnv I ; . - -.r-.-j oi fargo, JN. u., has Died registration I in the secretary of state's office to transact business in Vermont. The of Minnesota and registers to sell flour uifiiiijanv im urmiiiizeu unuer Lne laws and wheat products. The capital stoc is $,000,000. Thomas H. Sherman of Montpelier is named as the representa tive of the company m Vermont. The Swift Beef company's place was broken into Friday night, probably bv iomw)rw w''o wanted food for thu only apparently the robber did not like, al thoiiRh j,e i(,ft teeth marks for the au thoritics to identify Litn by. The en irance vs maae mroucn a window TIie handle to the safe was bent but R- Dawley hammered that back dur "1? baturdny . morning so that M. T Harttean, the manager, was able to get into the safe. He found nothing taken from. it. It looks like the mark of local parties or hoboes. Dwight Dwinell, serireant-at-arms at the State House, has appointed the following janitors for the session of iPBislature: LeRoy and John Flint. F, W. Nichols and William Muloueen of Montpelier, George Emery of Barre and Wallace Whitcomb of Marshtield. A. G. Preble, deputy fire marshal, has returned from Hennington, where he in ventigated a hre in an automobile, There was no necessity for any com plaint, tne nre having- occurred on public street in davlight. h. . Jlolden of h.nburg and F. K, Foster of IMorrisville, who are district foresters, have arrived at the forestry ollce for the month of January to clear me f their work. Other district foresters will arrive in a few days. Mrs Alex. Hall, who has been stenographer in that, otnee, has completed her serv ices and is to be stenographer in the House office during the session of the legislature. ,1. E. Riley, jr., who has charge of the white pine blister runt campaign -in V ermont, will return to-day from a in Klmira, N. Y. Mrs. Riley, who nM bee" wi,n npr people for a month, returned with him Miss Mildred Smith of the charities office passed the holiday and week end at her home in (.abot Pine brothers, who have been in the blacksmithing buxiness in Montpelier tor many years, have closed their hop oi will not re-open for business this winter. They have earned, they feel, a lengthy rest and expect to take one, but may open a shop next spring. invited to enjoy the rooms during leg islature. K. F. La4-key. deputy United States marshal, Kit this morning for Brat tlehoro to attend a term of federal court The Berganti cigar store and pool room is to be moved from the MasuJ co bluck to the store formerly occupied by S. Gordon, a tailor, on State street. The ermont supreme court will con vene t 10 o'clock Tuesday morning, when the reading of the trial calendar will take plce, after which the reading of opinion by the court will be made land then the argument of cases com names. The annual meeting of the Firt Na tional Farm Loan association of Mont pelier will take i lnce in the secretary's office in the Wiilard block Monday, .Jan. 10. at 11:30 in the forenoon. The report of the secretary and treasur er will be made and other annual rou tine bu;iiiei done. WAGES AND COSTS FALL. Greensboro. N. C, Cot tea Mills Reduce IS Per Cent ia Wajes. Oreenbfro, N". ".. .Jsn. 3. Cotton mill of the Cfpe interests emplorme 3.f"0 n-kr. annfiififed to-day a war red'j'tw n of 2j per tb! and a sir- lsr rut in prns cf mpr-hndi.e lian.iif-.! in its sfc-rc which supply t! mfcJe. Lack of order was given as the reason. ADMITS KILLING OF EASTMAN Jeremiah Eohan,: Interna Revenue Agent, Said to Have Confessed WHEN ARRESTED IN NEW YORK CITY "Monk" Eastman, Gangster-Soldier, Was Found Slain in the Street. New York, Jan. 3. -Jeremiah Bohsn of Brooklyn, an infernal revenue agent, was arrested at police headquarters to day charged with killing of "Monk hastman, gangster-soldier. Ihe po lice said he confessed. CHARLES D. ROBINSON DEAD Well-Known Citiien of Watefbury Was in Hospital Six Weeks. Waterbury, Jan. 3. Charles D. Rob' inson of this town died this morning at the Fanny Allen hospital, Winoos. ki, where he was taken six weeks ago and one week after the death of his son, George Robinsdn, in the same in stitution. Since being taken to the) hos pital, Mr. Robin-son had been in criti' cal condition with a complication of troubles. Charles Dcnnison Robinson was born in ' Waterbury in February, 1851, the son of Jacob and Mary (Smith) Robin son, and he married Nina Beats. Their only child, George, died recently, as already stated. Mr. Robinson learned the tinsmith and plumber's trade of Ce. cil Graves and eventually became part owner of Mr. Graves business under the partnership of Batchelder A Rob inson. More recently he had been in the grocery business and later he add ed a restaurant. Mr. Robinson was a member of the Odd Fellows and Masonic lodges. He is survived by his wife and one half sister, Mrs. Lizzie Mulqucen of Bur. lington, and two half -brot hem, William Carroll of Waterbury and John Car roll .of Portsmouth, NTH7 " NAIL WORKS SHUT Because 200 Employe Refused to Ac cept Cut. St. John, X. B., Jan. 3. Refusal of its 200 employes to accept wage reduc tions has necessitated closing of the Maritime Nail works here, S. E. Elk in, managing director, announced to-day. BETHEL Verda W. Lyman and Miss Florence A. Persons Married. Verda W. Lyman and Miss Florence A. Persons were married yesterday at 10:30 a. m. at the home of the bride's parents, by Rev. J. Wesley Miller. The bride was given away bv her fa ther, Roy L. rersons, and she was at tended by her sisteis. Misses Grace and Adelene Persons. The bride was at tired in dark blue georgette, trimme-i with beads, and carried a shower bou quet of white roses and sweet peas. The bridegroom was attended by Hugh VVhitham of South Rovalton and George Newell of Springfield. The double ring service was used. Only the nearest friends of the family were firesent'. The bride was born here and ia always lived here. She is a gradu ate of Whitcomb high school and has been active in the Sunday school and voting people's work of the Method'kt church. WILLI AMSTOWN Norman G. Tratt, formerly of this village, but lately of the Foxville sec tion with postoflice at Graniteville, has gone to Wyoming to visit relativee. Miss Lizzie lownsend of Hsrre was the guest of Mrs. J. L. Winchester last Saturday. Mrs. Winchester, then Miss Lillian Johnson, was formerly in the employ of Miss Townsend in tne mil linery store in Barre. Miss Bernice Jlorse, who has been with her sister, Mrs. Frank A. Downs, for the holidays, has returned to her work as teacher in franklin, -. 11. Miss Mary Waterman was in town on Friday and attended the annual meeting and rollcall of the Congrega tional church, returning to Montpelier the next day. Supt. Harold B. Crosby is again in town after a vacation with relatives in his former home, Hyde Park. Mr. Julia Blancbard and daughter, Miss Nellie Blanchard. of Barre were the guests of E. L House and family on ew tears da v. Mr. Ella Martin Kanaly and daugh ters, Doris and Margaret, of Montpel ier, were in town .Saturday with rela tes. Miss Dorothy Simon. who has been with relatives here fur the holidays, has returned to Sprinrnld, Mim., here she is a tcaiher in the citv rhools. Her mother. Mrs. Beheknh Lynde Simons, returned to Springfiold with her lr a visit. Mif Elizabeth Perkin. w ho hss l,'n t her home in Tunbridge for several avs. has returned to the home of prandparent. Mr. and Mrs. Alliert M. Goodrich. The ladies' aid of the M. E. church will bold an all-day social at th vet- try next Wednesday, Jan &. IHnner at Tto- n. C"me prepared to work on quilts. Xcth: The moving picture which were to have been held Tuesday eve ning, have been postponed until Thurs day evening. adv. BY DOGSLEDS Three U. S. Naval Balloon ists Landed Far; in the Wilds of Canada THEY FOUND SAFETY AT TRADING POS The Men Started from Rockaway, N. Y., Three Weeks Ago , Rockaway, N. , Y.i Jan. 3. Three missing naval balloon ists of the A-5599, who have been the objects of a frantie search through northern New York and Canada since they dropped from sight here three weeks, to-day were en route home from the snowy, wilds of Ontario on dogsleds.. The trio landed near Moose Factory. a remote trading post of the Hudson i Bay company, on Doc. 14, the day aft er they started from Rockaway. After tour day in the woods they found safety at the post. Word of their res cue reached here in a telegram from the telegraph office at Mattice, and re layed thence upon the arrival of the messenger last night. Ihe message said the balloonist planned to start home Dec 2". If they make as good time as they expected they should get back into touch With civilixation at a railroad station, prob ably. Mattice, to-morrow or Wednes day. Aviation officers here, however, in cline to the opinion that it will be sev eral days before the ballooniats, unac customed to dogsled travel, work their way out of the frozen north country. They are Lieutenant Walter Sinton of Belle Harbor, N. Y, a pilot on the N C 4's trans-Atlantic flight; Lieutenant Stephen A. Parrel!, of New York, and Lieutenant Louis Kloor of New Or leans. FORD CO. EMPLOYES WANT USE OF PLANT Propose to Pay For Raw" Materials and Return Plant in As Good Con dition As At Present. Detroit, Jan. 3. A petition request ing tne use or the ford .Motor com pany'e plant for the manufacture of cars for employes was circulated among employe to-day for signatures. The request proposes that the company turn over the plant to the workers during the period of the shutdown announced last week. Employes, the . petition states, -will agree so: py for all caw A materials and to return the plant in as gooa condition, as re T ij pres ent. All departments of the Highland ram plant were closed to-day. PROMINENT CANADIAN. f Sir Frank Baillie Had Rendered Many Services to British Government. Toronto, Jan. 3. Sir Frank Baillie, financier, died yesterday. Eighteen years ago he became general manager of the Metropolitan bank of Canada, In 1917 he was created a knight of the tiritisti empire tor services rendered the British government. He was president of Canadian Aero planes, Ltd., Bankers' Bond company, Ltd., Canadian Cartridge company, Ltd., and Burlington Steel company, Ltd. He commenced his biisineis career as a clerk, and after various "Mt.inns in the financial world, organized the firm of Baillie, Wood and Creft, mem ber of the Toronto stock exchange in 1002. Throughout the war he was active in many organization enterprises for the government. FURIOUS EXCITEMENT When Samuel Arvwe-ny Fell Into the East River. New York, Jan. 3. Two fire boat, three engine companies, a water tow er, a water tender, a nre patrol, two battalion chiefa and a deputy fire chief were called out when Ssamuel Arvweeny of Brooklyn fell into the Last river. lie had trailed hi dripping way homeward, Jiowever, before the res cuer arrived. The excited man. who sent in the general alarm, also had dis appeared. BANDITS' COURT OPEN. Hew Tribunal Was Set Up in Phila delphia To-day. Philadelphia, Jan. 3. A new tribu nal, to be known as the "bandits' court," war opened to-dy at city ball. Only hold-up and robbery cae, of which there have been an unusually large number the last few months, will be heard. The court wa instituted at the sug gestion of District Attorney Rotan, who said it was necessary to give quick trial to bandits and that speedy justice would act as a deterrent to crime. DOMESTIC PROBLEMS Were Again Considered By Presidtnt Elect Harding. Marion, O.. Jan. 3. Again centering his attention upon domestic problems. President-elect Harding rave simt of his time to-day to a minute ronvas of the letrilative situation in reference with Serator ("urt: of Kansas. Repub lican Lip in the Senate. Among other caller on his efiir2-e- ment list were Clifford Pincbot. f..mer j chief of the f n-e-trv rvior. rani 1). Cravat h, and K pr? ntative Towner of Iowa. Deiter, Ke, Kackiae Shep Closed. Delter. Me.. Jr 3. The Fr snd Sott m-'P s)-p. esfi-rirf J. were closed for sa issVf-B.t period today. DISARMAMENT PLANS UNDER CONSIDERATION By the Senate Foreign Relations'Com- mittee in Special ' . . ' Session, " . Washington, D. C, Jan. 3. The Sen ate foreign relations committee was called in special session to-day to take up the question of - international dis armament. The resolution of Senator Borah, Republican, Idaho, proposing negotiations with Great Britain ard Japan toward an agreement for a 60 per cent cut in naval construction ovtr a period of years was before the com mittee for consideration, as was the resotution oi senator ain, democrat, Montana, rentiestmir the m-esident to appoint an American representative on the disarmament committee of ti e league of nations. ! . , Renewal of the .fight to restore to-: the sundrv bill a 10.000.000 DDro- 5.m. TZUv-i the government's Muscle Shoals nitrate plant protect, was expectedwhen Gen era! debate on the measure was re- sumed in the nouse. Republican op- position to the appropriation is strong. With Senator Penrose of Pennsvl- vania, chairman of the Senate finance committee, back ; after an absence of more than a year occasioned by illness the committee prepared to begin con sideration of the emergency bill re cently pasaed by the House. Senator, Penrose has expressed opposition toj the bill. DEED IN BROOKLYN. John J. Marrion, an Ex-Servioe Man and Well Known in Barre. Many others besides the immediate family of John James Marrion were deeply grieved to learn to-day that the young man had passed away in a hos pital in Brooklyn, N. Y., Sunday morn- ng. Jan. Z, at II o clock, ins mother and sister, Mrs. H. J. Clark, were at his bedside 10 days previous to his death and were with him when death ended yesterday a three weeks illness with peritonitis. air. Marrion was taken ill In the Km- ley department store, where for the past year and a half he had been man ager of .one part of the store. lie was the first son born to ilr. and Mrs. Peter Marrion in "Burlington, 32 years ago. and would have been 33 years old February third. When he was very young, his parents moved to Barre, and it was here he spent, the greater part of his life attending "M.- ing m Dullness, rnm imw r. ia ne conducted a restaurant nere ana sev - a . ' enter tne service or tne unueo orates. T strange cowiciurnce ne eniereu iiauery is, jjra amiierr, toast Arm- lery corp. with Alfred Gerbetti. a . " . . . . . , ... young nanan wno died .ai vvedi.es- ,. . . m-mr oay morning at .! nome in mi ci.y. ,V" , i lZ mis cuy, enicrea tne service 'gewier, served, together and returned jo tne.r wnwngrwaMMfrmiiiiwm t Tufts college! Medford, Afass., Fort Ktrongi in. Boston harbor and' later Camp tfulice, ".'A'a. - -----. Mr. Jilamon aid not re-enter business here because of the promising position offered by the Bailey Arm with which e amliated himself soon after being isehtrged. Besides leaving a host of friends In Brooklyn and Barre, he leaves many fraternal brothers, as he was a member of a Brooklyn American Legion post, a member of Barre Council, So. 401, Knights of Columbus, and the Montpel ier lodge of the New England Order of Protection. In business, evervday life and social life he was a highly esteemed young man. wh'.se first care was his mother nd for his standards of business, hon- sty and integrity he was a promising business figure in this city for several ears. Mourning his death beside his moth er and elder sister, already mentioned re three sisters, Mrs. John Mellow, Mildred and Dorothy Marrion, and a brother, Neil. Funeral arrangements cannot be ade until after the body arrives. hich will be at 4 o'clock to-morrow mouimg. I TALK OF TIIE TOWN Miss Ethel MacFarland has gone to Ithaca, N. Y., where she is attending school, after passing the holidays at er home on SSousli Slain street. Mr. and Ms. Guy Garfield of St. Tohnsbiiry visited at the home of the letter's mother, Mrs. William Brown, of 9 Grant avenue over New Year'a. Miss Marjorie Kent, who has been visiting at her home in the city for the past two weeks, has returned to Granville, X. Y., where she is em ployed. Arthur Crswford, who ha been t-n-joying a two weeks' vacation at his home on Pleasant street, has returned to Portland, Me., where he is attending a business college. fherwood Williams has returned from his home in Tnphsm, where he spent the holidsvs, and ha resumed his dutie at the Adams Co. store. Mr. Williams is a student at Uoddard sem inary. Andrew P.larkmore, instructor in mathematics at the vocational hijrh school in New London, Conn., left this morning for New London, after isit ing over Christ fa and New Year's at his home on Pleasant street. About 45 couple dsnced New Year's in Friday nijrht and Saturday morning to the strains of a eis-piefe orchestra under the auspice of the R. U. dub. The evening's entertainment began t 8 oVl.wk with dancing which held sway until intermission, wnen a tnsrrn as' held, b-ading the way to the re fre'hment stand where ice crem. etc. s indulged in. Daniel IV.lurr.i p-r-f.irm'd a few of the new danoc very well, followed by Mr. Perel ni of Mnt" P"l:er. who m and dnord. The reg ular order of danc'ni was reumed. oe- ciipv in? th remainder of the eveninf until I o clock, when tlte serving at m re refreh"nmt of a light rttnr luk.ly followed, by a diperl of the vnrtr. Tre dn ging on. when the bll s'gsa to stride tb hour cf 12. was interrupted lore enonrh fr the t pes to die ot, and Hsorirg w coS)inud in 1K1 wuh a moonl st ilt The a'air is coa idred a ft w by the cla. BURN MORTGAGE ON PARSONAGE Barre Baptist Church Had Jubilation at the Annual r ' Meeting - mmammtmmmmmwm m TOUCHED A MATCH TO SCRAP OF PAPER i T1 , T ,. , j . , KeDOrtS Indicated a MOSt Successful Year Just Passed The nnuJ meeting of ths Barre Baptist church was held at the church - 1 Saturday afternoon beginning at x:oV o'clock. The occasion was the election f f tfc en9ui fof ' II hh church, the Sunday school and primary department; the reports of the various departments; and the do ing of other business with reference to the coming year. Mrs. E. J. Batchelder was appointed clerk pro tempore to take the place of Mrs. F. G. Rogers, clerk, absent, This is the second annual meeting the 20 years during her service as, clerk of the church, whicn .Mrs. Kog ers has missed. Devotional services, including nraver by the pastor, Rev. B. J. Le high opened the meeting. Reports of the different societies of the church showed a cash balance on hand in one instance. With the payment of mort gage on the parsonage on Franklin street, the church was freed from debt and has never shown a better financial condition than the present. Many of the older members of the church ex pressed their opinion that no year in the history of the church has been more successful than that just passed. A perfect harmony of action of both individuals and organizations is tne at tnbuted cause of the tine showing. E. J. Batchelder presented Mr. Le high an envelope containing a gift of over $100 from the peopte of the church. Further recommendation was made for an increase in the pastor1 salary accrecatin? more than $200 I ihurA in' A pril 1918 .nearly five years per year. iir. j-high came tJ tne 8(ro ,n(j tl,,$ ia the fourth raise 1 . , wbJA h.bwn awarded l.im i ,;,. I - Tliere is a plan now under ws i... t. i,:..t t,.A .lr.v , .v.. i.... f v,. . 1 IVIUIII'Uiru l HV im".o v s, sac d Bchoo, b jnMividullK wni be . . th. '.; i th. I Unv U" . I V A " T ,n fce moA,nni. ' f the basement UMd fop ho)ding of lhe Snndav (obool classes. M ,.30 excfnrnt ,pper was ten dw(J t ,,,,,, ,,, ,dhew.B,, 0f ,i.iwrtf ftWw-b Ich nrtbflT "fea tures were added to the meeting. Immediately cremation service were tendered th note of &J.CKX), which ha been hovering over the churchlsince the purchase of a parsonage on Franklin street five years sgo next March. At the beginning of the service. Senior Deacon F. A. Hutchinson and 1 heron C. Perry rendered prayer of thanks givine. Then the members of the finance committee advanced to the front of the church, where they formed a ring while Chairman Carl Krieson of the committee touched a match to the cancelled note in the hands of E. J. Batchelder, treasurer. Meanwhile the congregation arose and sang "Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow In connection with the cancelling of the note, it was noted that $200 had been deposited at the bank by an un known friend to lie used in part pay ment on the mortgage. The meetine came to a close with the rollcall, the ioininir of hands and the singing of "Ilht Be the Tie" by the eonrresration. and the pronounce ment of the lienediction by the pas tor. Officer fnr the church, elected for the following vear, are as follows: Clerk, Mrs. F. G. Rogers; collector. Teter Thorn: treasurer, K. '. Batchel der: choir director. Mrs. E. J. Batch- elder; organist. Ethel Inglis; assistant organist. Horothv Perry; head usher Arthur Shannon: snditors, Mr. IT. K Wheeler, Mrs. Peter Park, jr., and Mrs. H. H. Maxfield; advisory com mittee. pastor and his wife, deacons and their wjve; superintendent of the Sunday school, church clerk, ami Mrs. Inelis: finance committee. E. J. Batchelder, Peter Thorn. W. .T. Shieid. James Grearon, 0- H- Perry. IT. II. Maxfield. Aulden Grieron. R. E. New- eomlie. Mr. and Mrs.'arl Krieson and Mrs. Nellie Kidder; Visitation com mittee, Mrs. Corlis. Mrs. Kogers. Mr. Bradley, Mr. Shields. Vi. O. H. Peiry, Mr. Hathaway, Mrs. Hutchinson. Mrs. Kidder, Mrs. Ericson, Mrs. C. B"rg. Mrs. Aulden Grierson. Mr. Carl Col lins, Mr. Williams. Mrs. Fmma Grier son, Mr. Mason, Mrs. Croett and Mr. Jones; baptismal committee. lVa nm Hutchinson. Mrs. Inrlis, Mr. ac Mr. E. A. Williams and Mario l"i anchi; two deacons were elected, C W. Pemr and arl hncson. The Sunday school officer are: Su perintendent, C. W. Perry; first assist ant upenntendent. t ri r ricson: ec ond assistant ujerintendent. Harry Kent; aecretary, Mrs. IT. II. Maxfirld; treasurer. Ellen Tnirlis; librarian. Bar on Grierson; birthday secretary. Mar ion .lone. For the primary depart ment: Superintendent. Mr. Hany Bradley; first assistant superintend ent, Mr. Q. II- Perry; rond assist ant superintendent. Mis. (rl M. Perry: secretary. Mario I'.ni: cra dle roll superintendent, Mr. Emma Grierson; home superintendent. Mr. Victoria Beach and Mr. AMiie Mi nos. METHODIST PARISH SUPPER Was Serred t About 170 People Sat urday Afternoon. At the Mthdt chnr-b. the p-o.le pw'h'red f..r a gt toctVer and most d'Tphtful time was rrt. A dtenr tbst won great prie f,.r its c i!eive wis srvd s 1 o'clork t a" tut 170 people, the sirg room b'nr crowd ed witk tbe mtr.trs snd adb"iiit of the rfcarra. After the dinner as im rj'ti progrsia wss g a ia the so cial room and a period of sociability followed in which all joined neartuy making the event one of the most pleasant affairs of its kind. CONGREGATION ALISTS PA Y $500 ON PARSONAGE ; . , . Total Membership of Barre Church is Now 458, There Having Been a Net Gain of 50 in the Year. About 150 responded to their names at the rollcall of the Barre (Jongrega tional church Saturday afternoon fol lowing the serving of the annual din ner; and in the business meeting, which was held at the same gather ing, report indicative of progress in the church were submitted. A net gain of DO in membership of the church and the payment of $500 on the parsonage debt by the Woman's association were features of the reports. ., The annual dinner was served in the diningroom, where the tables were loaded with food contributions from members and adherents. Grace " was said by the pastor, Rev. F. L. Good- speed, and for' nearly an hour there after the large company were busy partaking of the viands, prepared by the ladies of the church and served by a number of , young ladies, most of whom are home from school or col lege. Prior to the dinner a business ses sion of the church had been held in the church auditorium, at which vari ous reports were submitted, the le ports being contained in printed leaf lets distributed amonjfthe entire com pany. The business committee's re port showed expenditures of $7,394.07 during the year, to balance which wen receipts of $7,411.94, leaving a cash balance of $16.77 to start the new year. The John E. Smith fund now totals $530.05; the fellowship fund, $77.37; the Pilgrim Memorial fund, $233.38; Sunday .school account, $8.08; Woman's association Jmlanoe, $396.09. These reports were accepted, as were the various reports submitted after the dinner. The church clerk, L. R. Hutchinson, reported the addi tion of 74 new members during the year and the loss of 24, leaving a net gain of 50 and bringing the total num bership to 458, of which 75 are ab sent members. , Dr. Goodspeed, the pastor, reported that the past year had been the most progressive of any since he had been the pastor of the church, and he took the occasion to thank the members for their co-operation. He was look ing forward hopefully to another year of advance. Then followed the re ports of the Woman's association which told of total income of $1,571(151 and expenditures of $1,175.42, among the biggest items of expenditure having been $500 on the parsonage debt and $279.37 on the salary of the pastor's assistant, airs, r.nen; i"e report ui Mrs. Kwcn and the reports of the va rlous departments of the fcunda school. At the conclusion of the report, of fleer were elected as follows: Clerk L. R Hutchinson; deacon for six years. i P. forskie? business committeema for three years, J. G. More; trcaxtir.'i', N. B. Ballard; Sunday school superln tendent. Charles A. Hpear: auditors, H A; Pherp an IL rape; collectors. J. O. GHftr nd G. II. Pape. Other position 'were also filled or are to be Oiled, o mat tne worn oi tne new year win start on with a complete personnel. G. II. Tape presided as mod erator of the meeting. TAPS SOUNDED AT VAULT In Honor of Alfred Gerbetti, Whose Fu neral Was Held Saturday. The funeral of Alfred Gerbetti, who died at his home on Becklev Street Thursday morning, after an 18 months illness with tuberculosis, was held from his late home Saturday afternoon at i:30 o'clock. A large number of friends and rcla ive were present to pay last respects to the popular young man, and a large representation from each of the lodges and organisations to which the de ceased belonged American Legion, Red Men, Eagles and Kalian Pleasure club joined in the funeral procession to the vau.t at Klmwood. Rev. frank 1.. Goodspeed officiated at the house and at the vault. Chester. Bennett, bugler for the Legion, sounded taps at the auh, where the body was temporarily nlaced to await burial in the spring in nope cemetery. A large number of beautiful flowers which covered the casket, testified to the esteem in which the young man was held. , The pall bearer were friends of the deceased, and representatives of some of the order to which he belonged They were Joseph Ricciarclli and Paul Scampini, Red Men; Peter Merlo and I .on is !ussi, Kaglcs; Antonio l-asol nd James MacDonud. the Italian 'leasure club. S. Caccivio of Milford, N. H., was the city to attend the funeral TALK OF TIIE TOWN Harold Wilon returned to Amher.t. Mass.. to-day. where be is a student the Massachusetts agricultural ol 1 lege. The public appreciation dance to l,e member and roach of the Spauldm igh school football team, which laid strong claims to the Vermont high school championship of 1920, will 1-e eld in Ilowland hail Wednesday eve ing. Jan. 5. Several times this affair a been postponed for one reason or nother. but there's not a chance f r nother postponement. At o'clock harp Wednesday evening the mtuir hejrins and at 12 o'clock it will stop. mler the suoerv ision of the Rrre Athletic association this affair will I ven. It's pvng to be a public mani festation i'f the feeling held for the boys and the each who supported the name of Spuldin$f so w.ll during the vtball eson. This f!ir is rrallv donhle celebration, for at this time lso the h'ph school will celebrate the f KithIl victorie of 192" To meet b expenses incurred bv 1b purchase vf tVe s-oiven'rs it is absolutely es sential that a large n u mKer of ticket be ld. Everybody is welcome. Tick et may be purchased from Drown' ruff st.re, Cujrmfg k Lewi dm st-r. the Red Cro n.i-rcary or she Brre Drug C.i. fr $1.10 each. F.v tr la lie w ill be cba-fed cept. ATI ot! It's the big crowd tHt snk t'e jrol t"n. OFFICIALS ARE NOW GATHERING Ready for Opening of Ver mont Legislature at , Montpelier GOV.-ELECT HARTNESS VIEWING MESSAGE He will Speak Next Friday and Gov. Clement Will Speak Thursday , Governor -elect James Hartness of Springfield arrived in Montpelier last evening and to-day he spent in going over his message, which he will pre sent to the Vermont legislature on Fri day. It is said that the incoming gover nor will not go into the details of his plans when he speaks' to the genersl assembly but will give a general out line of what he hopes to do. During their stay in Montpelier, Governor -elect and Mrs. Hartness will have rooms in the residence of Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Lowe. Legislature opens Wednesdsy. Governor P. W. Clement, who deliv ers his farewell message on Thursday, has already begun his preparations tor quitting Montpelier, having given up his suite in the Jewett inn and will spend the remainder of the time he is governor at the Pavilion hotel. The governor's suite in the Jewett inn has been taken by Mr. and Mrs. George B. Young, and the latter' suite in th same inn has been taken by a membei of the legislature. Director of State Institutions and Mrs., J. E. Weeka of Middlebury will have rooms at the Pavilion during ths segKion of the legislature, having closed their home for the winter. Abram Foote. lieutenant-governor-elect, will have rooms at the Riverside. Franklic Billings of Woodstock, who i s leading candidate for speaker of thi House, will have rooms at the Jewett inn, it is understood. In addition to the plans which had al ready been announced, Governor Clem ent this morning' stated that there will be a public reception in the executivi office Thursday evening iu honor of tht nconimg governor. Governor Clement i message will he given at 2 o t.oc Thursday afternoon, following a joint resolution adopted for that purpose. It is said that the report made bj Mr. Buck of New York, who recentlj " reported to the board of control, wif be even more startling than was th report of the state auditor of account last week, when he recommended thai the governor be at his det.k eath woik day of the .week. It is understood thai Mr. Buck assorts there is no supervi ion over the departments, only a nomi nal one by, the board of control; and h rerrmitnerids that-the- matter of fixini salaries be left entirely with the audi tor. of accounts. The head of depart ' ments are anxiously awaiting the pub , lication of the report, which will short !y go to the members of the lcgisla turc. --.,, t.. " ' REPRESENTATIVE-ELECT OF RANDOLPH IS DEAL Foster Sprague, Well-Known Citizeji o East Randolph, Passed Away Sunday. Randolph. Jan. 3. Foster Sprague o: East Randolph, who was stricken witl paralysis lust Tuesday and since tha' time has been in an unconscious state pas.sed away on Sunday morning at 1 o'chxk at his home. It is understood that he never rallied, but remained li that unconscious condition to the last The deceased is survived by a wifi and one daughter, the wife of )r Charles Freeman of Chicago. She u better known here as Ruth Sprague having been a successful teacher in thii vicinity previous to her marriage. Last fall Mr. tprague was elected as repro sentative from this place, on the Dem cratie ticket, many having voted for him from the other party because at his sterling qualities as a man. tin ' home was in East Randolph, where hi conducted a general store and had oth er business as well. By his passing Randolph will not le represented ai Montpelier at the coming session of tin legislature. LADD WRIGHT. Williamstown Young Lady the Bridi of East Hill Man. Charles N. Lsdd, son of Mrs. Addii M. Ldd of the east hill, Brre, an Mis Marion G. Wright of Williams town, were married at the Method) parsonage. Williamstown, on the evi of Dec. 20. Kev. Alba M. Markey, th. pastor, officiating, the single ring ser ice being used. The bride wss beaut i fully gowned in blue silk with hat ti match. Mr. Lsdd is a World war veteran being a member of the 302d field artil err of the ifith division, and after l period of training at Camp IWen Aver. Mass., be served nearly 1 month overseas with the unit and sa actual service. Since his discharge fron he army, dating back in the spring is !'!!. he ha followed agricultural pur nits, in which he is very successful. Mrs. Ladd is an accomplished younj ady and is a graduate of Williams ow n hich school, class of 101. A large circle of friend wish thea much happines and a long wedde fe together. They will reside in Bam Town. Klpa Ijwliss returned to ths Uni ers it v of Vermont in Burlingtoa t day. where he i enrolled in the medics) college. Mis Marion Willey hs ret Times to Middlebury. where she i attendiiu, Mid'llebtiry college, after pa;nr tfc Christmas reoes at the home of h mother. Mr. George Gorman, e( Ri cow street. iHmd Hcwie, wh h bea visitinj for the pst tkre or fnur day at t bofne of Mrs. Georr Wa'ier of KesrJ aventw r4 Mr. F'-V-rt Webter t Wasb.rgton tret. ! rcVirned it H b"m in M'T.tresl.