THE EVENING- CALEDONIAN, .TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1918
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WANTED A girl for general house
work. Mrs. George Caldbeck, North
Pearl St. 81tf
PUBLIC Stenographer and Type
writer.. Vera Genge. Tel. 515-M.
WANTED at once girl for general
housework. Mrs. Harold Permiman,
30 Mt. Pleasant. 95 tf
THE GRAND RAPID Carpet Sweep
ing Sweeper Repairing Co., 10 and 18
Railroad street. Old Carpet sweepers
made good as new. New brushes and
rubbers. All work guaranteed. George
Nelson, Manager, St. Johnsbury, Vt.,
Tel. 41G-2. 97-102 pd
WANTED Girl for general house
work. 15 Pearl street. Tel.
97 t f
WANTED Master Cottage for
boys, $75.00. Other positions open.
W. G. Fancher, Supt., Lawrence,
WANTED Women for department
work in beys' school, $30.00 to $45.00,
depending on responsibility. W.
Grant Fancher, Supt., Lawrence,
WANTED By reliable, trusty man, a
position as farm superintendent. Ad
dress, John F. Redding, Willoughby,
Vt. 100-7 pd
GOVERNMENT needs 12,000"cle)ks".
St. Johnsbury examinations Nov. 1G,
Dec. 7. Salary $1200. Experience
unnecessary. Men and women desir
ing government positions write for
free particulars, J. C. Leonard (for
mer Civil Service Examiner,) 1514
Kenois Building, Washington.
WANTED Givl for general house
work. No washings. Mrs. L. W.
NICE ROOME Board if desired,
Mrs. M. H.. Flaherty, 1 Pearl street.
101 t f
WANTED Single: man, on farm,
have milking machine, good wages.
Apply Employment Office, 12 Eastern
Ave. 102 tf
FARM FOR SALE 150 acres, 3
miles fron St. Johnsbury, telephone,
inail delivery, near school and neigh
bors, smooth fields, no stones, run
ning spring water, 500 sugar trees
equipped, plenty wood and lumber,
barn full of hay and tools for $3400.
A. B. Dow, 12 Eastern Ave. 102 tf
WANTED Housekeeper, middle
aged Woman preferred. Some one
adapted to take care of children. Ad
dress H, Caledonian office. 103-8 pd
FOR SALE Buildings for sale and
nice tenement to rent on Cliff street.
Rickaby Real Estate Agency, 9
Charles Street. - 103 t'f
LOST A woolen lap robe and sweat
er in shavvi strap roll. Lost Sunday
afternoon between St. Johnsbury and
Wells River. Finder will be rewarded
by returning same to C. H. Goss Gar
age. 102-3 pd
Are you going to buy a new
Heating Stove this Winter?
If so, Buy a
And Save ONE-FOURTH Your Fuel
A. J. HEALY
Telephone 650 Residence 126-11
DIRECTORY OF BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL MEN
Ready Reference Guide for Frequent Consultation
I guarantee every truss I fit
to hold the rupture perfect
ly, to be easy and comfort
able, to give complete satis
faction in every way. -
WELCOME B. EASTMAN
A. S. HASKINS
Eyes Examined Glasses Furnished
SPECIALIST IN OPEOMETRY
St. Johnsbury, " Vermont
MERCHANTS BANK BLOCK
DR. DALE S. ATWOOD
Citizens Bank Building
r By Appointment
. Trusses Fitted for Rapture
W. W. SPRAGUE & SON
NATIONAL LIFE INSURANCE
Also Agents for
Fire, Accident, Health, Boiler, Plate
Glass, Burglary, Automobile
and Compensation Iusurance
Pythian Building. St Johnsbury, Vt.
will ba too late to claBBlfy on that
by 11 to get cancellation that day.
FOR SALE or exchange for place in
village, farm of 100 acres. Two to
three hundred cords of pulp wood,
one or more hundred cords of hard
wood, comfortable house and barn.
T. R. Stiles, Tel. 637-M or J. 84 t f
FOR SALE Elack Orpington hens.
Telephone 171-11. 90tf
FOR SALE Three-fourths million
feet standing lumber, mostly pine in
good location, near railroad. Alex
ander Blair, East Barnet, Vt.
FOR SALE Two nearly new Snare
Drums in fine condition. Price right.
Inquire of A. Glenn Woolson, Old
Colonial Farm, Springfield, Vt.
FOR SALE For quick sale will sell
cheap, 1 Kohler and Campbell piano,
and bench, 1 pedestal table, 2 wicker
chairs, 1 library table, 1 sewing ma
chine, 1 washing machine and wring
er, 1 Victrola and records. Mrs. H. E.
Johnston, Tel. 15-31, Danvlle, Vt.
FOR SALE Real sacrifice in three-
tenement house, extra lot, garden,
new storm windows and doors. Rents
$324 year. Sale price $1700. Also
two tenement house at Passumpsic.
A. E. Dow, 12 Eastern Ave. 102 tf
"FOR SALE The most profitable
rooming house in town. Near shops
and business section. Address, Lock
Box 14, St. Johnsbury.
FOR SALE Barred Plymouth
Rocks Parks. Bred to Lay Strain, 4
Hens and 1 male yearlings $10.00.
2 Pullets and cockerel $7.00, cocker
els, $2.50. No pullets separate for
sale. Harry Daniels. St. Johnsbury,
FOR Soldier's Christmas Box. Won
derful Inkless Pen. Writes with
water. Looks like fountain pen, but
better. Postpaid $1.00. Agent want
ed in every town. H. F.- Baldwin, 38
St. Paul Street, Burlington.
TO RENT Tenement at 75 Pearl
street. Inauire 19 Clarks Ave. 96 tf
Avenue. -Rooms No.
77 t f
TO RENT A pleasant upstairs tene
ment newly papered and painted.
Electric l'jrhts. 10G Portland St.
90 t f
TO RENT A seven room tenement
near Fairbanks Scale works at $12
a month. Caledonia Real Estate
95 t f
TO RENT Tenement 10 minutes
from Scale works. Hardwood floors,
electric lights, newly papered. Plenty
land for large garden, $15.00. Call
459-M. ' 95 t f
TO RENT Tenement. Inquire at
Bertrand Hall. 97 t f
TO RENT Tenement 121 Railroad
street. Tel. 95-2. 97-99
TO RENT House, shed, barn and
land, 77 Portland street. Inquire at
7G Portland .street. Miss B. H.
Cheney. 100 t f
FOR" RENT One room on second
floor; two rooms on third floor. Ap
ply Woman's Club' House, Cherry
street, St. Johnsbury. 103 t f
DR. J. D. BACHAND
Pvthian Building, St. Johnsbury
The Crawford Ranney
G. H. Morrill M. L. Underwood
WE REPRESENT THE LARGEST
FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY
Dunnett, Shields & Conant
TeL 65 St John t bury, Vt'
Prevents Windows Sticking.
To make a sliding screen or a win
dow sash move easily, rub a paraffin
candle along the edge which Is likely
to bind. This Is an effective lubricant
that lasts a long time and is easilj
replenished. Dry soap may be used
in this way. '
HAS iT HAD i
He Commenced To
H 73 Lees Ave., Ottawa.
"Three years ago, I began to feel
run-down and tired, and suffered
very much from Liver and Kidney
Trouble. Having heard of "Fruit-a-tives",
I thought I would try them.
The result was surprising.
have not had an hour's sickness
Since I commenced using "Fruit-a-tives"
or Fruit Liver Tablets, and I
know now what I haven't known for
a good many years the blessing of a
healthy body aad clear thinking
train" WALTER J. MARRIOTT.
50c. a box, 6 for $2.50, trial size 25e.
At dealers or from FRUIT-A-TIVES
Limited, OGDENSBURG, N. Y.
Leonard West has been vi'titing his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert West:
E. O. Cushman visited Wednesday
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter
Mr. Boden from Lisbon was going
through the neighborhood selling
seed corn and other seed for 1919 last
This Bird Can Sew.
The "tailor bird" of India is an ex
cellent seamstress. When this bird de
cides to build a nest it chooses a leaf
that suits its purpose and perforates
the edges with its beak. Then it takes
a long piece of grass fiber and sews
the edges together, making a pocket.
If the leaf is not large enough, it is
pieced out with another leaf. At the
end of the seam the bird makes a knot
in the thread to prevent unraveling.
This pocket is not the bird's home,
however, but only the beginning of it.
The nest is made within the pocket.
The end of a slender branch is always
selected, and as the leaf retains its
natural color the home of the bird is
concealed very effectively from ani
mals and other enemies of birds. Peo
ple's Home Journal.
WHITMAN OR SMITH?
FINAL STRAW VOTE
NEW YORK HERALD
SUNDAY, NOV. 3
It Has Never Been Wrong
Order Your Copy Today ..
A new house, barn and
automobile house. Hen
house and good garden.
Also a two tenement
house well located.
Chas. E. Kirk, St Johnsbury
Storage building 1640 sq. ft.of floor
space. Owner out of town. Will
sell for $250.00.
No. 127 Large farm of 250 acres.
Seventy-five acres in tillage, balance
in pasture and woodland. One and
one-half story house with nine rooms.
Two stock farms, with silo. Stable
for 46 head of stock Sugar place of
400 trees. Price. $4250. Caledonia
Real Estate Company, St. Johnsbury.
Caledonia Real Eastate Co.
Chance for good wages -and ad
vancement for i men between the
ages of eighteen and forty-five years
in good physical condition. Apply
N. Y. N. H. & H. R. R. M. D.
Miller, Supt., Waterbury, Conn.; C.
A. Mitchell,. Supt., Hartford, Conn.;
E. E. Regan, Supt. New Haven,
Protect Your Chickens
and sure enough it does. A rat will
leave all other food to get RAT
SNAP and it's the last he eats. RAT
SNAP chemically cremates the car
cass. Doesn't have to be mixed with
other food. Won't blow away, dry
up, soil or decay. Surest, " quickest,
cleanest, safest to kill rats, mice and
roaches. Four sizes, 25c, 50c, $1.00
and ?3.00 Sold by Charles A. Sear
les & Co., and Arthur E. Smith, St
Johnsbury, Vt., J. H. Goodrich, Bar
Dr. G. B. French, W. M. Rich and
George H. Hastings were business
visitor.; in Montpelier, Thursday.
Mrs. D- B. Sampson has returned
from Lunenburg where she was call
ed by the accident of her nephew.
Mr. and Mrs. D'Vine Cummings of
St. Johnsbury, were guests of
Mrs. E. K. Richards, the last of the
Mrs. Charles May was called to
Worcester, Mass., Saturday by the ill
ness of her mother, Mrs. Lynch, who
has sustained a stroke of paralysis.
Mrs. Charlotte Edney returned
Saturday from Littleton, N. H.,
where she was called by the illness
of her daughter, Mrs. Charles Mc
Kelvey. Mrs. Cora L. Bailey returned from
Emanuel Lillicrap and son, Fred,
were called to Boston, Friday night, J
on account of the critical illness of I
their daughter and sister, Mrs. Al-
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Laundry and
daughter, Lou, of Barnet, were
guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Laun
dry Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Walter
Webb, George Flynn and Miss Cora
Knapp of St. Johnsbury have also
been guests at the Laundry home.
Mrs. Wallace Houghton and daugh
ter, Ruth, of Lyndon were guests of
Mrs. Houghton's parents, Mr. ana
Mrs. Thomas Bradshaw, and other
relatives, the first of the week.
Fred LeClair of Littleton, N. IL,
was a business visitor in town the
last of the week.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Aldrich of
Littleton, N. H., have been guests of
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Bradshaw.
D. B. Cross visited his nephew,
Harley Blodgett, at St. Johnsbury
Center, last week.
The family of Abner Rutledge, wio
have been ill are improving.
Miss Jessie Williams has returned
to her work at St. Johnsbury Center.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Chase and son,
Albert, of East St. Johnsbury visit
ed at C. N. Streeter's, the last of
Mrs. Hattie Bean .has been called
to Groveton, N. H., by the serious
illness of her daughter.
Rev. P. J. Maclnnis officiated at
the funeral of Hiram Pearl Whipple
at the Frye cemetery Friday after
noon. Mr. Whipple died Wednesday
from pneumonia. A sister, Mrs. Smith
of Littleton, N. H., was called to at
tend. Carlyle McGaffey has sold his
farm to Fred Wood. Mr. McGaffey
will move his family to North Con
cord. Dr. and Mrs. H. H. Miltimore and
children, Marshall, Hepsibeth and
Jack, Mrs. Earl Clark and Miss Eli
zabeth Shasteny of St. Johnsbury
were at Green Mountain Hall, Sun
Earl Lewis who has been quite sick
is improving. .
Mr. and Mrs. George Woods and
Mrs. Woods' son, Clarence Blood, of
St. Johnsbury, were guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Morgan, Sunday.
Andrew Folsom of St. Johnsburv
was also a guest at the Morgan home
the past week.
Miss Came Emmons of Mesana, N.
Y., has come to care for her sister,
Mrs.,W. J. Bradford, who has been
quite ill from influenza. Mrs. Brad
ford is improving and Mr. Bradford
has so far recovered as to be on
Mrs. George Howard has gone to
spend the winter with relatives in
Clinton Davis has gone to work for
Mrs. Neff at the "Grout r'arm." Mr.
and Mrs. Davis will live in the cot
Stanton Bonnett and E. II. Bazm
were home from their work at St.
Johnsbury over Sunday.
Mrs. Stanton Bonnett has been
Herbert Knapp of Springfield,
Mass., has been visiting his sister,
Mrs. J. R. Ralston. . s
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Lemere have
gone to Lyndonville where Mr. Le
mere has employment.
Harry Lund has gone to work on
the railroad section.
James Meecham of Lisbon, N. H.,
has moved to the Peter Martin farm.
Mr. and Mrs. L. V. Hastings of
St. Johnsbury were at F. M. Cob
leigh's Sunday. - '
Mr. and Mrs.-Arthur Edney arid
daughter of Fitzdale spent the week
end with T. J. Edney.
Mrs. O. W. Baker has returned
from Potter's Place, N. H., where
she has been ill from influenza.
S. J. Haviland is confined to the
house by illness.
Mrs. Walter Poole of Bradford
spent the week end with her father,
vv. (.;. 1'ratt.
EAST ST. JOHNSBURY
Mrs. J. A.- Winslow and Miss May
Stiles are visiting their daughter,
and sister, Mrs. Dana Clark, in Cam
den, N. J. Mrs. Hannah Lee is keep
ing house for them. Miss Stiles has
a position in Camden and will remain.
Mr. and ..Mrs. John Potter have
rented a house in St. Johnsbury and
will move this week.
Mrs. G. W. Dodge was called to
Hardwick last week by the death of
her nephew, Carl Emerson, who died
in Montreal. ..
Mrs. S. L. Grant.was called to Ban
gor, Maine, by the death of her broth
Gladys Dean was the week end
guest of her aunt, Mrs. Irving Locke.
I OUR WANT ADS PAY
How Two College Youths
" In" Washington.
What Might Be Called a Personally
Conducted Tour, With "Thorough
breds" Doing the Conducting
Didn't Even See Potomac
Two college youths who spent a few
days some weeks ago in Washington
cn route to their homes ii this city
thought that as the weather was so de
lightful, and as they were both expert
horsemen, they would enjoy a tour
of the parks and the surrounding
country, of which they had heard so
much. They engaged what they .sup
posed were two thoroughbred riding
horses, and arrayed in swagger togs,
the5 started out for their observation
They noticed that both steeds had a
furtive look In their eyes that seemed
to be at variance with what the livery-1
man had said about them, and the j
Bight of the youths in their riding
clothes seemed to arouse suspicion, for
horsey No. 1 edged away as far as he
could from the aspiring young collegi
an, who was going to make a record
as a fine -horseman, while horsey No.
2 looked so low in his mind that he
held his head way down as far as the
halter would let him and looked the
picture of shame.
The liveryman had declared that
these two selfsame animals had offi
ciated many times at the finest mounts
In Washington, but the war spirit
must have gotten into their veins, for
the instant their riders swung into
their saddles both steeds made a mad
dash up Pennsylvania avenue, and so
rapid was their gait that some people
thought war had been declared or a
s-econd edition of Paul Reveres had
arisen to warn the surrounding
towns that the enemy was In sight.
. The more their riders tried to calm
them down into anything like a re
spectable gait the more extra speed
did those wretched animals develop.
Ore of the riders, a little in advance
of his companion, yelled: "I don't
know where this horse is going, but
I'm with him, I tell you that," at which
sign of co-operation horsey commenced
to go around in a circle and followed
that up by a route that might be de
scribed as south by southeast.
In the meantime the other man was
having troubles of his own; his noble
beast, apparently a great lover of na
ture, seemed bent on treading a flow
ery pathway by heading for all the
hyacinth beds in the park.
"Onaway, Awake, Beloved," was
their battlecry. Over bridges and
elong dusty highways streaked these
two modern John Gilpins, one of whom
had long since lost his cap and his
hair, but their fighting blood was up
and they hung on with more skill than
One found breath enough to yell:
"There's the Potomac river," to which
the other answered, "I'd like to look
at it, but I'm too busy."
After covering miles of broad high
way and dashing through toll gates
without even so much as "excuse me,
these unrighteous animals commenced
to show signs of settling down and
thejr riders managed to halt them in
front of a rural tavern.
They dismounted, feeling as If they
had been run over by a steam roller.
Horsey No. 1 seemed proud of his
work, but horsey No. 2 had evidently
been to congress and kept his own coun
sel. What those two collegians said to
the liveryman when they got back
could not be repeated in these col
umns. All they know about the scen
.ery around Washington they have
gleaned from an illustrated booklet.
And what names were ever better
earned than those thus rendered to
Uncle Sam? (On July last.) They
would be strange allies whose hearts
would not be. warmed by such loyalty
and sleepless energy us the United
States has shown for the cause of the
entente from the moment it declared
war on Germany. No friend in need
could make more strenuous and sus
tained efforts to hasten to lend a hand
than the United States has kept up
from the beginning of its belligerency.
Difficulties that seemed Insurmount
able to anything but American re
sourcefulness have been overcome, and
from this time forth the United Stales
will have to be reckoned with as a
heavyweight in the war. Toronto Mail
Year's Sugar Crop.
The area of the sugar-cane crop of
1918 in the United States is estimated
bj' the bureau of crop estimates to be
53?.,880 . acres, or 12 per cent abjve
the acreage of iK)9, as reported by the
census. The estimate is for ribbon
pane only, and hence sorghum Is ex
cluded... Ninety per cent of the total
ribbon-cane area is Louisiana, .Missis
sippi, Alabama and Georgia. Of this
total area about 53 per cent Is intend
ed for sugar, while the remainder, 47
ptr cent, is mostly intended for sirup
and for planting part of the next year's
. New Motor. ,
An "air motor" that recompresses
air iu the tank by,means of the com
pressed air on its way to the cylinders
of the motor, thus requiring only one
filling of the air tank, is an invention
claimed by J. W. Justus and Fred liu
dolph, mechanical engineers of Atlanta.
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I after t&ing I
ImihVs Cut Price Cash Grocery
Fire at Claudie Somers Heavy Loss.
The house, of Claudie Somers'
burned very early Friday morning.
Fire was first discovered in the ell
part by Mr. Somers. Help was soon
summoned Lut scarcely anything was
saved. Ma Somers and Miss Brock
barely escaped with the clothes they
had on. This is a heavy loss to Mr.
Somers, as two years ago his barn
was burned, being struck by lightn
ing. Ths summer his new barn was
blown to the ground by the tornado
and now his house has burned. Much
sympathy is extended to Mr. Somers.
Mrs. Elmer Roy and daughter are
visiting at Moses Roy's.
Misses Ruby Blair, Marion Mackay,
Agnes Mackay and Gladys Living-
l ston, visited Miss Georgia Thornton
Mrs. D. A. Blain visited at E. S.
Mrs. Kattie Woods visited at Len
Miss Thressa Blain returned home
Thursday from visiting Mrs. Gretta
Wells in Groton.
Miss Dorothy Roy visited Miss
Marion and Ruby Blain Saturday af
ternoon. Charles Carter and friend, Mr.
Chase of T:lton, N. H., came Friday
night for a, hunting expedition at
Colebrook. Mrs. George Blain, Mrs.
Julia Career and Christie Roy, who
have been visiting at Mr. Carter's., re
turned with them. Mr. Carter, Mr,
Chase and George Blain left Saturday
on. the trip. :
Miss Kate Brock is staying at Le
Mrs.. Hurley Esden is very ill. A
nurse is caring for her. Miss Ethel
Brown is helping with the housework.
Word has been received that Claude
Fields, Glen Hastie and Ira Janow
are enroute for "somewhere."
Mrs. C. A. Choate was a guest at
Emma Kastie's Thursday.
E. W. Handy, the N; E. Homefcad
representative, was an overnight
guest Wednesday at James Blain's.
The Rawleigh man was in town
Those who have Second Liberty Loan Bonds with us for' safe-
keeping or otherwise and have hpt yet notified us whether they,
wish the same converted or not are reminded ' that they lose the
conversion privilege , ...
Therefore, please notify us at once as "shipment must be made1
to the Federal Reserve Bank well ahead of that date. . ,
The Government advises all holders to convert and so receive;:
414 per cent instead of 4 per cent. Othar terms in the new converted
bonds are the same in all respects, and there is no expense.
NOTIFY US AT ONCE
Passuriipsic Sayings Bank
St. Johnsbury, Vermont
Fire, Life, Accident,
We. give the best possible attention to mat
ters entrusted to us.
A. B. Noyes Insurance Agency
" .' v;r'; Inc. ".: -;.C- -. r .
CITIZENS BANK BLOCK
If y? ?? -
you like it
33c a pound
Regular price 38 cents a
Two stores, 20 and 22 East
ern Avenue and 59 Main
-if liliii iiiii iiiiniiiiiWiiiiiai H illiriwr IP ' '
Miss Katherine Potts of Ilolyoke,
Mass., is visiting at the home of her
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Sher
Mr. and Mrs. Ira Albee and Mar
jorie spent last Thursday in Lisbon,
visiting Mr. and Mrs. Horace Moore.
Mrs. Andrew Guthrie and daughter,
Violet, with Mrs. Cobleigh of La
conia, N.H , were in town Sunday.
Mr. m l Mrs. F O. French of St;
Johnsbury spent Sunday with their
parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Brock.
Mrs. R. H Hazelton and daughter,
Edith, were recent visitors in St.
Mrs. Alden Davidson was in St.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Roy of St.
Johnsbury called on Mrs. Julia Roy
Mr. and Mrs. Benj. Barrett and
baby are visiting Mrs. Barrett's
mother, Mis. Frances Goodale. Mr.
and Mrs. Larrett are moving from St.
Johnsbury to Lyndon, where Mr.
Barrett is to be one of the instructors
at the Vale Agricultural school.
All zhc sick people, and there not
many, are reported better
Roy Potter and family of East St.
Johnsbury were in town Sunday.
Mrs. Isabel Morgan is visiting her
daughter, Mrs. Pliny Douse, in ,
Mr. and Mrs. W. Howard and
family of' Lebanon, N. H, were recent
visitors at Dr R. H. Hazelton's.
Mrs. James Hall is nursing a case
in West Danville.
; Elizabeth McGill and Marguerite
McGill of St. Johnsbury are visitors
at the homo of their aunt, Mrs. R.
Mrs. Sfimuel Baker, who has been
visiting her parents, Mr and Mrs. L.
E. Gilfillan, for the last few weeks,
has returned to her home in'Woods
ville. OUR WANT ADS PAY
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