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BAOTJSK SIXTEENTH YEAR NO. 3802. BENNINGTON, VT., WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 17, 1919. PRICE TWO CENTS. Advice to an Engaged Girl: Don't Make Him Wait on You Too Much Unless You've Got Him Tied so that He Can't Get Away FIIE ISOLATED j FROMWORLD BY $ z ITALIAN GOV'T Strict Censorship Is Kept Over j'- , Events There HEVOLT WAS PL ' ero.v (Allied Troops Have Sailed English , Patrol Driven from Palace k Slavs Driven from City if .' London, Sept. 17. Flume has been Jsblated from the world by the Italian government, which Is apparently tak ing steps to meet the situation that (lias arisen through the action of Gab . j-iele D'Annunzio in forcibly taklnc possession of the city and forcing the allied and Jugo-Slav forces to leave. 3"he veil of censorship was drawn yes terday, and since then little has ueen learned of everts there. Rome, Sept. 15. The Government Jia's prohibited publication of any Hews concerning the military events pt Fiume. : A special official has been appointed loi supervise this censorship, ile Is urmed with authority to sequetrate all editions of newspapers contravening he Government order. ; Commientlng on the situation at , tFlume, the newspaper Massagero pays: ' "The bitter truth is that the Allies deny us Fiume. It Is an injustice, a (cruelty, a monstrosity, but it in impos sible to annex the city against the de rision of the Allies, which no argu ment has. changed, nor is It likely to lle: changed through d'Annunzio's mad Vc;. , "Italy needs to be ready to face the risks of military, political, and econo mic conflicts with the Allies, success Jn which would be impossible, having the whole world against her." Paris Sept. 16. The Jugoslax peace delegation here has issued the follow ing statement regarding tho situation Bt Piume: ' No armed conflict occurred at Flume, on the night of Sept.. 1213 whon' l.'OOO Italian .soldiers arrived Jrom tho occupied territory of Istria (and Slavonla. The battleship Dante lAllghlerl was unablo to sail, her engines having been damaged pur gwsoly. The troops landed from the ehop and Joined D'Annunzio's volun teers. ' "The Italian military authorities and commanders of the allied troops were powerless to restore order, pre parations for the rebellion having Icen carefully made. Tlfe rebels drove away the English patrol station ed in the Governor's Palace. Demon etrctions against America Great Brit ain. France, and Jugoslavia, occurred. 'D'Annunzio addressed the soldiers and crowds, and then the Italians' drove the Jugo-Slavs and soldiers from iume and Susak. "Tin French, Americans, and Brit ish have left Fiume on board ships. It Is feared that the regulars of the Italian Army who were sent against the rebels, will make" common cause with them." COVERNMENT FOOD ARRIVES Lot Ordered Auoust 22 Is at Postoffice for Clstributlon, Government f nistuffs ordered through the post offico prior tp Aug. 22nd have arrived. Di itrlbution of the same will begin at 10 o'clock Thursday morning. Bring your dup licate receipt if you call for the same .yourself or have it ready to give the carrier when he makes delivery of the goods. Notice will be given when tho sec ond order sent In arrives. , Emory S. Harris. Postmaster. How Much Tobacco A Qit'i i n Vital to E'Jiry Man Who Smoke or Ch wt it i a v t our a I'liHt inrs i.iitk to I'IMI Ol T BY KXI'KHniKVl'. Tho lioart of every user of tobacco bears a double burden. 'It (loos Ha al lotted taHk and then fights nii-otlno for Bunremacy. As lonn hh the heart wins he lives; when It loses he dleH. but before the final victory of nicotine you pB8 through many stages of de cny find miffer many paiips. Hearts are like human helnss Bome are stronger than otbera. therefore some hearts will stand more tobacco than others, hut there Is a limit to what any heart can stand. The man who puts this addition al tier" In on Mr heirt a dozen times a day Sy Hnioklng cigarettes, a pipe or clg or pwlnK tehano Is takinrr a ipndniiin'B chanc with health and life to lose and nothing to win but the chance that he may not loe them. He is indulging: in a costly habit at the ex pense of precious health. Ask any doc tor anywhere, and he will tell you that iiRlnir tobacco Is injurious and that it Is far better to quit the habit than to experiment to find how much tobacco your heart will stand without serious results. But the thought of quitting la un pleasant to most men even to those who know that tobacco Injures them and to really quit takes more will pow er than they have and causes more suf ' ferine than they can voluntarily en dure. To quit the habit make it easy CINCINNATI WINS PENNANT IN THE Reds Defeat New York 4 to 3 in Deciding Game TST PENNANT FOR REDS ''Played Important Part In u. ;ome No Internal Dissension Cincinnati, Sept. 18. By beating New York today before a crowd of 1.8,000, the Cincinnati club cinched the pennant in tho National league, the first it has ever won in that or ganization. The Reds have seven more games to play and even if they should lose all of them while the Giants win all of the 11 games re maining on their schedule, the locals would finish one game ahead. ' The Reds have won the right to compete in the first nine-game world series since the Boston Red Sox and the Pittsburgh Pirates revived the au tumnal classic in 1!I03. All of the ability which Pat Moran has imbned into the club which this year he has led-over the hurdles of the patch to victory can now be absorbed and the few remaining strides of the raco. The secret of the Reds can be found in the one word, "team-work." Moran so organized his players that there was not the slightest internal dissension. The defense of the club may not have been -the greatest that has ever flashed across the baseball horizon, but tho offense of tho Reds has been such as to offset any mis cues tMat have been made afield. The Reds lead all the other Nation al League teams in club batting. The latest available figures shows that but one club in the league has scored more runs. The Reds had talllod up to last Wednesday 531 and the Giants had garnered 532. The Reds had made 1,101 hits up to the same day and the Brooklyn Dodgers had made 1.106. The Reds had stolen 139 bas es an,d the Giants had pilfered 137. With bothRoush and Groh hitting among the first five In the National League, It is apparent that the bal ance of the Reds' power was on the offensive. Moran didn't have a great deal in a pitching way last April, but he was able to juggle what he had to such purpose that he proceeded to more than discount the seemingly impreg nable brigades gathered together un der the standards of the other clubs. As main string pitchers he had Sal lee, Reuther, Fisher and Ring, with Kller and Luque to assist. With this array of hurling talent Moran was able to turn the tide of opposition. Tonight Cincinnati is celebrating the victory. BOY WITH $39,500. MISSING Messenger Had Been Sent to Deliver , Securities New York Sept. 17. The police start ed a search yesterday for nearly $40, 000 worth of Liberty bonds and other securities lost by L. M. Prince & Co. of 20 Wall street, and for Elias Tea man, 16 years old, a messenger for the firm, who disappeared on Monday while on his way to deliver the se curities to other brokerage houses and banks in the financial district. Shortly after 11 o'clock Teaman left the Prince offices and since that time nothing has been heard from him. At his home, 25 East 105th street. It was said that he had not come homo on Monday night. Theodore Prince said his firm was insured with the National Surity company. WEATHER FORECAST Fair tonight. Possibly light frost in north portion. Cooler In central and southwest portion.' Thursday fair. NATIONAL LEAGUE Will My Heart Stand for yourself by Rcttlnc Nlcotol tablets and taking them as dirWeil. The habit really quits you and Its departure is a pleasure equal to Its Indulgence., If you want to know how much easier It is to quit the habit with Nlcotol than without it,, go twenty-four hours with out tobacco and note what nn effort It costs you, then Im'kIu uhIiik It as usual and take Nicotol tablets. At the end of a week discontinue smoking- or chewina- for a day and It is probable you will have no desire to resume. At least your desire will be jrreatly dim inished and another week or two should make It not only possible, but a pleas ure to quit. NOTE: Dr. Connor. formerly of Johns Hopkins Hospital, under whose advice Nlcotol has often been used, Bald when this statement was shown to him: "T have known Nlcofol to conquer the tobacco habit In less than ten days' time and I can therefore recommend it highly." When fhe doctor's statement wus shown to one of our leading drug gists he said: "Nicotol is truly a wonderful remedy for the tobacco habit way ahead of anything we have ever sold before. We are authorised by the manufacturers to refund the money to every dissatisfied customer and we would not permit the use of our name unless the remedy possessed unusual merit." Nlcotol Is sold in thla city un der an Iron-lad money-back guarantee by all up-to-date druggists, including W. h. Cokay and B. A. Qulnluu. FIRST niVISIDN IN BIG PARADE Vanguard of Fighting Force Is Welcomed at Capital "VETS" ON VICTORY WAY Young Fighters Follow Route Made Famous by Army of Potomac More Than 50 Years Ago Washington. Sept. 17. Over historic Pennsylvania avenue the American Way of Victory marked out more than fifty years ago by the returning mule clad legions cf the Army of the Po tomac, the First Division. American Expeditionary Forces, marched today. It was Washington's first great par ade of the war and it was conceived and carried out as tho Nation's tri bute not alone to the veteran fighting men who marched, but to the whole great army the Nation created to make certain the utter defeat or uer man dreams of world conquest. Marching in mass formation and equipped with all the guns, gas throw ers' and countless oth.r death-dealing devices of front line service, the First Division, fresh heme from trance, moved along the broad avenue, a liv ing tide of sunburned fighting man hood that filled the street from curb to curb. In their khaki and olive drab uniforms, the men swung by as re- sistleBsly as the spring floods of the Mississippi. Above each BOlid DiocK of infantry, rose the grim line of bay onets, the blued steel glinting -dully as it caught the light. Farther back came the long lines of field guns, French "75'c" to w hich French officers have said France-owes her salvation and, after all tho trains and wagons had rumbled by, came a bajtalion of tanks, streaked and yellowed with paint to conceal them from enemy eyes but now growling and clanking their way behind the troops in noisy .res ponse to the cheers that greeted them. There was nothing lacking to make tho parade an euitonie of tho whole vast army American skill and indomi table will had created to meet and beat the . enemy at his own game. There were guns of all the types used in Frpnce that could be moved through tho streets. Machine guns, big and little, bristled among the riflemen; squat mortars to hurl bombs from the trenches'; high mounted rifles which peered skyward as though still In search of enemy flyers. Some cf the guns were horse-drawn, some trundl ed behind panting motor trucks or tractors. The show was as complete as the ingenuity of the War Depart ment could make it. a cross Beetle n of the American Expeditionary Forces. Hut it was the lines of khaki-cjad brovn faced men themselves that first interest of the thronging crowds all along the "fide avenue turned. The home coining cf this first unit of American man power to cross the" submarine- infested seas was in marked contrast to its silent, mysterious, un reported, departure, and the men and women along tho way seemed to feel the significance of the spectacle- They recalled the days when the nation wait ed In wordless anxiety to hear that these same smiling, free-striding boys had come safely to a French harbor, those other days when their courage in action and the slow coming lists that carried the names of the. men who sleep forever in France. To one regiment of long, trlnw 75 s an unusual honor was accorded. The Sixth Field Artillery was placed be tween the two infantry brigades in stead of marching with the rest of the artillery brigade behind tho In fantry, for it was S battery cf the Sixth which fired the first shot at tho Germans on October 23, 1917. A stan dard told tho onlookers that at last they saw the very guns whose thun der had carried that first message of defeat inlo tho enemy ranks. Throughout tho long line markers were frequent telling what the strange Implements of war over which they floated were used for. Among the watchers were thousands upon thous ands of government clerks who have dealt fcr months with endless streams of papers talking of bombs and guns and mortars, of motor machine shops, pontoon bridges .machine guns, gas throwers, flame projectors and all the other complicated war equipment of the troops. Never before have these workers at homo seen all these tools of warfare in their cwn warlike set ting, however, and tho parade was an education for them. t'p the avenue at the head of the division rode Major General Edward F. McGlachlln, commanding, and with him rode two fcrmer commanders of the division the first to go and the ltst of the divisions to come home. They were Major General William L. Sibert, who took it to Franco, and Lieutenant General Robert L Bu'lard, who took it into action and surrend ered command only to take a higher post. Marching ahead of the form ation, also, came a host of officers and men who saw their first service with the First Division in France, later to go to other units as' instructors. Then came the First Infantry Bri gade, marching in the French mass formation, twenty-four men abreast across the avenue, led by the 3rd Ma-chin-Gun Battalion with its tuojor. N WASHINGTON MEETING OF U. O. G. C. I Business Session Followed by Pro gram of Entertainment, The regular meeting of Catamount commandry, U. O. G. C, Tuesday eve ning proved of unusual interest. Much to the surprise of many present a program of entertainment had been arranged, with refreshments, which followed the transaction of regular business. The program consisted of musical selections, and recitations by children and was as follows; Duet, Elizabeth Corbett and Ina Chamberlain Pianist, Lorraine Wattles Recitation, - Arthur Noyes Songs, David Crelghton Pianist, Miss Velraa Elwell Recitation, Edwin Speaf Scotch dance in costume, Julia Creighton Recitation, ' Doris Dupuis PROSPECTS BRIGHTER Conference May Lead to Starting Berkshire Cars. North Adams, iSm't. 15. Prospects for the resumption of business on at least a part o fthe Berkshire street railway, which has been tied up by a strike of the trollymen for several weeks, were materially brightened this evening after a conference be tween the city solicitor, James O'Hal loran, and a committee of six repre senting the trollymen's union, among whom was James Kernahan, presi dent of the union. Some of tho de tails of the conference are not given out at present, but all parties con cerned say that the outlook is bright ter for reopening the road than thoy have been for some time past. As a result of today's session other confer ences with' the company officials are to bo held within a short time. GENERAL WALKOUT EXPECTED 150,000 Steel Workers Near Chicago Likely to Quit. Chicago. Sent. 17. A general walk out of a hundred and fifty thousand steel workers In the Chicago district will occur Monday unless Chairman Gary of the United States steel cor poration aerees today to meet the un ion workers, Theodore Vind, interna tional organizer, announced today. ized guns. The infantry marched in column of fours, .fcur companies abreast and with officers and file clos ers ahead, leaving tho men to form a solid block of bayonets for each battalion. The 16th Infantry, veterans cf the bitter fighting at Cantlgny whero Franco learned in what fash ion America could and would fight and breathed free again after .months of strain, led the way. After Its three battalion blocks had passed came the IStii Infantry in similar formation fol lowed by the 1st Machine Gun Battal ion of the Brigade. Tho Sixth Field Artillery came next, followed by the Second Infantry bri gade composed of the 26th and 28' h Infantry and the 2nd Machine Gun Battalion, then the long lines of "75's'' and the motor drawn "155's" of the 1st Artillery Brigade, the 5th and the 7th Field Artillery. Tho horse-drawn guns and limbers, of the 5th roKed by three columns abreast and the 7th puffed and panted along with its heavy guns in the same formation- Tho regular trains of the divisions followed, the 1st Engineer regiment leading the way with the 1st engineer train behind it to lie succeeded by the 2nd Signal battalion. Then came the almost ndless wagon and truck trains of the ammunition, supply and sanitary trains and the 1st company, military police and finally the hospital trains, the 2nd, 12th and 13th ambulance com panies and Field hospita's. At various points in the divisional line and before the wallowing tanks mmered and clattered in an uproar Ing conclusion to the five hours spec tacle, all manner of additional units, not part of the division, itself, were Inserted. These included searchlight trucks ordnance machine shops, units on motor trucks, sound ranging devices for detecting the position of hidden guns, sound rangers for spotting air raiders at night and much other me chanical equipment that has played a constantly growing part in the war. So far as the First Division itself is concerned, the official record of its activities during the war recently pub lished by the War Department speaks for Itself. It stood 93 days In active sectors of the front against 123 In quiet parts of the line; It fought Its way forward over 52 kilometers of sharply contested grounds; it captur ed 163 German officers and 6.304 Ger man men; it captured also 119 German guns; 62 trench mortars and 413 ma chine guns. It lists 4,411 officers and men killed cf died of wounds and had 17,201 men wounded or gassed in the days It spent at the front and lost only 152 of its own personnel as pris oners to the enemy. Its replacements were greater than its original strength 30.206 and 356 of its members won Distinguished Service Crosses for con spicuous gallantry in action. TOO LATB TO CLASSIFY WANTED A plrl for steady work at tht Bennington Candy Shop. . 2H WANTED At , once team to haul lops; also sawmill help. Apply I'lun-kett-Webster Co. 2tf. FOR SAM? Sow and elpht pIrs. W. J. Davis. White Creek, N. Y., Tel. 6-12. 2t6 WANTED Furnished rooms for lltrht housekeeping for man and wife. Tel. 048-W. 2tti' KTKAYKP A Three-year-old jersey cow, spotted with white. Marked hy hole and half moon In left ear. Finder please return to Anton Jensen or tel. 142-M. 2t6 FOUND Near the graded school grounds, a bunch of keys. Owner may have same by calling ot this offlce and paying 25 cents for this advertisement.- - HU L DDGEANGERED T 'S PE E Wanted Treaty Reading to be Postponed SHARP WORDS OVER PLAN Administration Forces Succeeded In Effort to Enforce Reading of Versailles Treaty Washington, Sept. 16. After an angry clah in the Senate today be tween Senator Lodge, leading tho op position in tho League of Nations fight, and Senator Hitchcock, the act ing Democratic leader, tho Admini stration forces succeeded in an effort to enforce the reading of the Versail les treaty. The Republicans, led by Senator Uidge, had planned to hold orf the reading of the treaty until Senator Borah and others who are needed by the Republicans In the League batthJ would return to the Capitol. J Heir support was needed for the Johnson amendment to equalize the votes of the United States and Great Britain in the League assembly, which with out them would have to be put over. After the acrimonious debate tho Republican leaders were obliged to yield to tho Democrats and the read ing of the treaty proceeded until more than half ot the League of Nations covenant comprising tho first part had been completed. When the por tion of tho covenant touching tho ap portionment of delegates to the Lcaguo Assembly and Counicl was reached the Johnson amendment in its natural order came up. Senator Lodge at once asked unanimous con sent to pass it for consideration, ex plaining that Republican Senators who wanted to bo heard were absent. Senator Hitchcock answered that there should be no unreasonable delay In dealing with amendments as they came up. He demanded to know when Mr. Lodge would move the amend ment, if the unanimous consent were granted. To this Mr. Lodge abruptly replied that he would mako no promises. It eould be railed up at any time, lie said, by a, majority vote of the Senate, but he would give no indication of when any such effort might bo under taken. Senator Lodge, evidently angered over Mr. Hitchcock's insistence on knowing what program he intended to follow In handling tho treaty, declar ed that if the Administration forces did not give unanimous consent, to putting over the Johnson amendment, measures would be pursued to block any effort to enforce its immediate consideration. Although Mr. Lodge did not so so, this was taken as a threat of filibustering. Senator Hitchcock, finally satisfied that the Johnson amendment would go over only temporarily, did not in terpose objection, and the Amendment was passed for the time. RECRUITING FOR THE NAVY Office Opened Here to Secure Men for Two Battleships W. Taylor, C. Q. M. and O. J. Shields, C. G. M. cf tho U. S. S. Utah and T. A. Sheridan, H. M. C. of the U. S. S. New Jersey arrived in Ben nington today for the purpose of re ruiting men for tho U. S. Navy, and are located at the Cottage hotel where hey will bo glad to furnish informat itn to any men desiring to enlist. Men 17 to 35 years may enlist for 'wo, three or four years, men under eighteen years must have their parents or guardian's consent, it is also neces sary to have a birth certificate before men will be accepted. Transportation to Roston, Mass, will bo furnished to men that are accepted. Men may enlist and bo sent direct to either the U. S. S. Utah or to tho U .S. S. New Jersey, both ships are now at the navy yard. Roston, Mass. The Utah is tho flagship cf Rear Ad miral K. W. Kberle of the fifth battle ship division and the New Jersey is n battleship of 14.800 tons displacement, and is scheduled to sail for tho west coast this winter. These ships, when away from tho navy yard do a lot of cruising, the Utah, a ship of 22,000 tens just jecent ly returned from the war zone is one of the latest of the navy's dread noughts and is accepting men in tho following branches: machinists, Oilers carpenters,' sblpfitters, blacksmiths, firemen, yeomen for clerical force, ap prentice seamen can take up electri cal' work, radio, signalling, etc. Men are also accepted for the aviation schools where they are given a courso in aviation, a courso which requires about ten months. Card of Thanks. We wish to express our heartfelt ap preclation of the many acts of kind ness o nthe part of neighbors and friends during our recent affliction, the illness and death of Mrs. Charles G. Pettibone, and to thank those who sent beautiful flowers. Charles G. Pettibone, Mr. and Mrs. Byron M. Pettibone, Mr. and Mrs.'C. II. Ramsdale, Mr. and Mrs. Ren. Pettibone, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hathaway, ' Misa Mabel Pettibone, ' BY HI CHCOCK RSISTENG PICKETS MAKE T Noisey Crowd Gathers at Black Cat Mill SMALL BOYS TAKE PART Two Women Operatives Hectored but Shake Off To rm in tors and -Escape in Automobile , ,i Thero was a demonstration lato yes terday afternoon by the operatives of the Black Cat Textiles company who have. been out on strike during the past five weeks for increased wages.' Recently tho management at tho un derwear mill on Scott street has been hiring workers to take the places of the strikers and during tho past two days the mill has beeit picketed. At the closing hour yesterday after noon, 5 o'clock ,a number of the oper atives gathered on the street in front of the mill and mado a demonstration against employes who had been engag ed since tho strike went into effect. Most of tho antagonism of the crowd seemed to bo directed against two women operatives. There was consid erable shouting and when the pair started toward the center of the vil lage the members of the crowd fcrm ed. in line, and followed. On the way over Main street tho crowd was join ed by a large number of small boys who say an opportunity to create a racket and made the best of it. The two hectorod operatives turned from Main street into Hie entrance of the Bennington garage. They pass ed through the building to the head quarters of the Ford agency whero they entered an automobile and drove away. A considerable portion of tho crowd flocked into tho driveway at the Ben nington garage but were informed by II. T. Southall that they were on pri vate property. Chief cf Police Hurley also took a hand and informed the members of the crowd that they were obstructing the streets and they peace fully dispersed. An automobile loaded to the running boards with operatives was driven about the streets but there was no dis turbance of any kind and interest In the affair soon subsided. At tho request of Manager E. J. Hensan of the Dlack Cat company there was a meeting held in the even ing at the village rooms of the mem bers of tho police committee of the board of trustees. The meeting was attended by Village President J. P. Morrissey and Corporation Attorney Henry Chase and by Mr. Hensan. Ar rangements were made whereby a village polico officer should be station ed at tho mill entrance during the time that tho employes were entering and leaving, mcrning, noon and night. A meeting of the full board of trus tees Is to be held at the village rooms this evening at which it is expected representatives of the striking oper atives and Manager Hensan will be present. , CONFERENCE IN RIGA Copenhagen, Sept. lfi. An import ant' conference has been In aession at Riga and has been considering not only peace with the Soviet Govern ment of Russia, but the formation of a Baltic federation, according to ad vices from Lettish sources. It is understood there has been no actual acceptanco of the Soviets terms; but it appears that the Baltic federation idea has materialized to the extent that an agreement has been reached for a common currency and a cus toms union of Letvia, Ksthonia and Lithuania. BASE-BALL RESULTS Scores of Yesterday's Games and Standing of Clubs. AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago at New York. (Postponed, wet grountl.) Cleveland, 8; Philadelphia, 2. (First game.) Cleveland, 12; Philadelphia, S. (Sec end game.) Washington, 5: St. Louis. .1. Detroit at Boston. (Postponed; rain.) Standing of the Clubs Won. Lost P.c Chicago 81 45 .fi51 Cleveland 77 52 .597 Detroit 715 5fi .506 New York 70 5fi .55i St. Louis M ; .402 Boston 62 fit .492 Washington 51 80 .;!8! Philadelphia .31 96 .262 NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati, 4 ; New York. 3. Pittsburgh, 4; Brooklyn, 3. (Eleven innings.) Chicago, 7- Philadelphia, 2. Boston, 8;' St. Louis, 4. (First game.) St. Louis, 3; Boston, 2. (Second game.) Standing of the Clubs Won. Lost. P.c. Cincinnati 92 41 .692 New York 80 49.. .021 Chicago 70 60 .538 Pittsburgh 68 64 .515 Brooklyn 63 68 .481 Boston 52 76 .407 St. Louis 50 78 .391 Philadelphia iJLi. 15 fil M M$ I Eli RATON Oil MAIN STREET WELFARE ASS IVIAUE PROGRESS IN 1818-1319 Achievements Shown in Reports - Read Last Night v INCREASE IN MEMBERSHIP Business Session Was Followed by - Hour of General Fun and Enjoyment An unusual combination of business and pleasure characterized the annual meeting of the Public Welfare Associ ation held at Library hall last night. Tho usual reports from the different departments were given as briefly as . possible In order to leave time for a program of fun and enjoyment later. That the year 1918-1919 has a rec ord of achievement of which those in terested in the organization may well be proud is, the opinion of everyone who has watched the work either crit ically or sympathetically, although the epidemic of "flu" in the fall, and other factors of the first year after tho war were handicaps which only in cessant and conscientious endeavor on. the part of our very able supervis or, Miss Delnla Jacobson, could over come. ...... i The reports of the president and secretary outlined the general work of' the year and- laid especial ' em phasis on the need to enlarge the scope of effort during . the coming years. Memberships, as reported by Mr. Philip T. H. Pierson, were the largest by far in the history of the Associa tion .with the prospects as estimated by the very able chairman of that de partment of reaching the. five hundred mark during the next year. Mrs. Southall covered the depart ments of Clubs and Athletics, and touched upon some of the new 1 fea tures of tho work carried out by Misa Jacobson, notable among which were the introduction of physical training at the Cora B. Wliitney gehool and the community afternoons and even ings at the "Y" for girls and young women, both features that were dis tinctly successful and much appreci ated. A review of the Social Canter de partment by Mrs. George M. Hawks Included the Christmas cotillion, the many parties given at the hall for dif ferent groups and the 6bservanoe of special events at holidays and other occasions. Dramatics and the Welfare Players were combined in the report of Miss Perkins, tho latter given for ' Mr1. Luther Graves who heads that, depart ment. This included the second and most .'successful play, given ' by ; the Wejrare Players, "Believe Me . Zan tippe." three-fourths of the proceeds of which were given to the King's Daughters. Community Celebrations were- re viewed by Mr. George M. Hawks, president of the Association and chair man of that committee. In particu lar the 4th of July parade and picnic stood out as the largest and finest ever held. No election of officers took ' place last night, and after the business meeting closed, two hours of solid fun were enjoyed by a large number, who entered into the program arrang ed and led by Miss Perkins and Miss Pratt with joyous abandon and de light. Formality was a word not in tho vocabulary for this part of the evening, and the marching, the games, the contests, the play and the eats contend for first place in the catalog of happy events. It was easy to see how' and why these re cent war workers had achieved their successes in the same kind of work and why the organization with which they were connected were most anxi ous to retain their services. This was a real community evening and it is to be hoped that tho Welfare As sociation may be able to repeat the success many timeB in the future. , MAY QUIT NEW YORK Heads of Great Publications Threaten to Move ' - Now York, Sept. 17. Rather tlian submit to, the demands of the New York Allied Printing Trades Union, three publishers, one of whom claims a circulation of more than a million for his periodical, havo announced that they will move their plants from New York. At tho same tlmo.152 other publishers, all members of the New York Publishers Association, de clared that they were prepared to sus pend publication if the union demands ' were not modified. .. ... On their part, the printers, who are asking 44 hours and ?50 a week, an nrunce their intention to call a strike to tie up tho industry if thoir demands are not granted. The threats of the employing printers to suspend or move were laughed at as a "bluff." As evi dence of the determination of the printers to see the thing through, it was said last night that a 10 per cent assessment, amounting to $40,000 a week, was being collected from the men for a strike fund. The employing printers havo of fered a wage advance of J5 a week, less than one-half the increase demand ed, but it has so far been rejected. The printers flatly refuse to arbitrate the 44-hour week, although if that is allowed, they say they will aubrnH other demands to arbitration.