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EVEN I PRICE TWO CENTS VOLUME III NUMBER 117 ST. JOHNSBURY, VERMONT THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1918 NG JoLJcj I SOLDIERS ADORE HOT COFFEE AND AMERICAN GIRLS Young Women with the Red Cross Can Feed a Sol dier in Eight-tenths of a Second DOLLAR CHRISTMAS FUND FOR BELGIUM Give for the Fifth and Last Time to a Worthy Cause THE WAR WORK CAMPAIGN JUST BOOMING Greatly Increase Their Original Pledge CIGARETTES & CANDY AT LOW PRICES How the Red Cross Saved Lives of Gassed Soldiers The American boy soldiering in France has two favorites over there. One of U.em is steaming hot coffee, the other is the American girl work er. They are especially pleased with their favorites if they are products of the American Red Cross. One of the favorites who puts her self in th: second classification is Louise Fie'cman, of New York, who has juit rt.urned to this country for a Editor Caledonian: On the eve of Belgium's deliver ance there is a danger lest we forget that the sufferings of five million from the allied governments for their 1 Several Large Subscribers daily bread continue and will not terminate until some semblance of restoration has been accomplished. Long before the United States en tered the war the Dollar Christmas Fund was the means of bringing hope j and comfort to the destitute Belgian j children at a time when hope and comfort and American sympathy were badly needed. There are 1, 500,000 such children' and thanks ' to American suppoit given during the i Christmas season we have been able j to bring a ray of sunshine to all the j most necessitous cases the poorest i of the poor, the orphans, the sick and ! the suffering. The inspiration of the $14,800.00 HAS NOW BEEN PLEDGED The First Installment of Names Appears in Today's Issue OUR SENATORS ENDORSE DRIVE j rFlMFlf1ftI PAII lf,OAfl SFIY 11 "3 H I 11 H K U n H U H B rl H D I H H HRH Ml 5H H H 3 . i ! The United War Work campaign gained splendid headway yesterday day has lent a spiritual meaning to j and St- Johnsbmy kept step with the our help far in excess of the cost of buying the Christmas dinners albeit we have spent over $250,000 in four successive Christmas seasons. The Dollar Christmas Fund trans fers its annual collection to the Com mission for Relief in Belgium which short ra.it after a year s service as i has the necessary machinery for pur assistant to a chief nurse in a base j chase and distribution amongst the hospital and as chief cook. For the children of Belgium, and today as cdificatioa of those who have not i Treasurer of the Fund I make my been fortunate enough to do their bit j fifth annual appeal and by the grace for the whining of the war in over- j of God the last to the generosity of .seas duty L. O. C. means line of com- j the American people. There are still municati'on; also dish washing and! some food supplies in Belgium which coffee cooking and waiting on sol- can be bought by agents ot the Com x?,,wl 5 ! miciirm frT Ifohnf nnn with thncj dicrs is a work not to be despised if any one im-.y judge by the enthusiasm of Miss Freeman and the ardor with which she says: "I'm impatient to iret back. I don't care how hard I great triumphal march which is going on in every part of the United States this week. The add tional subscriptions of yes terday were made by 401 persons and institution J and amounted to $2,835. 50, bringing the total up to G73 sub scribers n.id $14,800.25. As the l ouse to house canvass gets into full swing, the number of sub scribers increases steadily and satis factorily. Apparently everybody is coming in this time. The tabulation of name. and subscriptions in this these ; paper, will be from one to two days supplies we hope to be able to give delayed ir some instances because every necessitous child an extra meal more than one hundred people are on Christmas Day. working en this campaign, all of If Americans could read some of i whom have other necessary work to work n long as I am doing a slight j the- heartfelt expressions of pathetic ' attend to, but all subscriptions will be service for our splendid soldiers. There never was such appreciation of small things, as that shown by the American boy in France to the Amer ican girl v. ho is helping him behind the line ;." Miss Freeman has had unusual ex perience abroad. She has had the glamour and the romance of war-time work, an-1 also endured the hardships and the monotonous drudgery that i. include. She has been on a vessel that fought a submarine and has gratuuuc to les Americains gener eux" from thousands of children in Belgium which have somehow reach ed me the tragedy of the Belgian child during the past four years would be fully realized and your purse strings would be unloosed. Special arrangements have been made to cable the Fund to Brussels on Christmas Eve in time to be dis tributed on Christmas Day and any sums addressed to me as Treasurer reported and any mistakes which may occur will hi promptly corrected. In submitting the following list of subscriptions to Caledonian readers the committee makes the explanation that it should not be forgotten that some of tht smallest subscriptions may represent the greatest sacrifices and patriotism. It is also believed J Vermont's Delegation in the Senate Endorse the United War Work Campaign Vermont's respresentatives in Con gress are standing squarely behind the boys at the front, and in the com ing United War Work campaign they are looking to their constituents back home to hold up the old state's proud record in the war. Typical of the at titude taken by the Vermont Senators and Representatives in the following letter from Senator C. S. Page: "The Y. M. C. A., the Y. W. C. A., the National Catholic War Council, the Jewish Welfare Board, the Warj Camp Community Service, the Salva-! Union Meeting Wednesday Night for tion Army and the American Library- Victory. Liberty and Peace Association require no endorsement' 0fj ine iNorin cnurcn was wen lineu vvedneod-ty evening at a union com munity praise and thanksgiving ser- THE COMMUNITY PRAISE SERVICE at the - present time. Every one these organizations, is entitled to the highest commendation for the excel lent work being done, and I heartily rr-mmrrrl t.Vir-Tn sill meet with the greatest measure ofiof gratitude and appreciation of the success and encouragement in your effort is my sincere wish." Here is what Senator Dillingham vice arranged by the local pastors and I XI J 1 1 1 J .1 Tint ran ma" lIle I10i.e u tne speakers was one says of the United War Work cam paign: "The cause is one which must appeal to all good men everywhere, particularly if they have had occasion victory of right over might. Patri otic hymns were sung by the audi ence, led by the choir which consisted of Mrs. Don Stiles, Mrs. F. B. Richards, Mrs. Ida P. Brooks, R. D. Merrill, ar.d members of the Academy Glee Club. "Keep the Home Fires T.1 ! 1 T Tf. fr, Vnnw r,f thA mawrimis wnrk dnne as sung us u. soio uy ml. i, v tu r a T.;v,t. i Hazen, the audience joining in the umbus, Y. W. C. A., Salvation Arnryjfho3- and other relief organizations which Secretary Daniels Says College Boys May Leave the Navy and Return to Their Studies Queen Wilhel mina Would Like to Be Friendly to Mr. Hohenzoll ern American Aviators Make a Great Record in Last Month of War. 7 ONE MILLION FACING STARVATION SOON have been work." engaged in this line of MESSAGE FROM FRANK H. BROOKS 'November Eleven the Day of Free-; German Soldiers Destroying and Pillaging in Their Re tirement to the Border Triumphal Entry Planned for Sunday Into the Cities of Metz and Strassburg. A despatch from Paris says that the American troops' have crossed the German frontier towards the cities of Metz and Strassburg. A Paris despatch says that Marshal Foch and the homo. The invocation was offered j Allied eenerals will make a solemn entry into Strassburer by Rev. Dr. F. A. Poole, the respon-J r,nJ novf Snndnv in'triP nrnconpo nf Procirfont Pmn- sive service was led by Rev. George MX- , " W 1 a. Martm, after which six brief ad-!taire and Premier Clemenceau. A despatch from Basel, Switzerland, says that the report that the former German Crown Prince is with his father in Holland are denied by despatches from Berlin. The despatche says the Crown Prince is wih his troops at the front. A despatch form Senlis says that Gen. Pershing to day conferred the "American distinguished Service" medal upon Marshal Foch. The presentation was made j dresses, were given by the local pas ; tors. Each speaker closed his ad ! address with a brief prayer. These were the themes and the speakers: "That Democracy Has Met Success- j fully the Tost of Its Supreme Crisis," jRev. Harold G. D. Scott; "That ! America Has Caught the Spirit . of dom for the World" (Special to the Caledonian) Montpoheiv -Nov. 13. Frank li. ! Sacrifice rnd Service," Rev. Albert 13i.nr.lrJ V.ivivnnt -forlm-al frinrl ciflvmvi.. : Q T,r.r.,1-.r..l, . T1, il.. T7i;1.4..- istrator, on his way to Washington j Force of Liberty Was Intrepid and m the name Ot President WllSOn at the Villa Where Gen. for a meeting of state food adminis- j True," Rev. George A. Martin; "That! F()Cll has his headquarters. In presenting the medal trators with Mr. Hoover appeals to the Fighting t Men's ; Supporters at Pershing Said, "It is a token of gratitude Of the Allied joy in victory into a power that will Alfred P. Grlnt; "That Tribal Reli- can people for your achievements." Gen. Foch replied, save food fei starving multitudes. A program will be arranged later. Meanwhile Mr. Brooks urges extreme that these lists will be of considerable intei'cst from thenews which they convey. Sav' all otese lists and help the committee cheeloup this en- of the Dollar Christmas Fund, care a vi;-it to the French trenches l of Henry Clews & Co., Bankers, ; tire-community. ' After th last list Pap.i Joffre a privilege few I Broad Street, New York, will hU published the committee woti1dv.like American women have , enjoyed, j gratefully acknowledged. Our v-re-to have vny names of possible cn When Marshal Joffre visited in t presentativo committccX of .rfonner Itributors which have not appeared xfi- paid with V America Miss Freeman as a represcn- years has been honored this, year by tative- New Yorker met him at social the "addititm of -HisvExcellcncy "the functions. Passing through the town Belgian Minister at yashington, where h . was stationed the man be-( Baron E. de Cartier. who" joins with loved by all France invited her and ai us in begging you nof to foi'get""the friend in visit a French trench with j Belgian kiddies this Xmas. They need him. There she had the unique ex- f your' help and Chiistian sympathy as pcriencc f seeing a shot from a can-j much as ever, non land ten kilometres away from ! Christmas Eve her in teu seconds after it was fired.! United States. Yours very truly, HENRY CLEWS, Treas New York, N. Y. Nov. 10, 1918. ALL STAND TOGETHER But on the other hand she has done nurse's at distant in a Red Cross hos pital entails, and with only one helper has stood behind a counter in a field canteen ;.r ten hours at a stretch, j dispensing hot coffee to famished j troops on Ireir way to the front. ; "The Red Cross house is the nextSenator Po:ndexter Thinks Germany best plac: to 'home for the boy across t'lo seas," tells Miss Freeman. ! WouId SPht the Allies at the "It is extivmely generous in giving! Peace Table both gifts of the spirit and gifts of j Washl.lgtoilf Nov. 1?.. Declaring poited to them, so that eveiy persofti in town msybc " given the privilege of participating in this splendid work. The inter esting feature of yester day's drive was -that several persons who had subscribed substantial amount.v after having the situation Help us cable oil1 fully exp;?ined to .them, greatly in- .1 ,1 V'J (. J T i a sum wortny oi tnc , creasea T.3tir suDscripnons. it is suggested bj the committee that all persons carefully scan this list, com paring llie.r own subscription with the very generous gifts here tabu lated and if possible increase their subscriptions. It is necessary that we think m much larger figures than ever before if we reach our goal by Saturday iup.ht. Following is the first section of the list of contributors for the United Americaa Kr ows that he can nnd m the cantie.i some woman of his own kind who will listen to his chatter and his confidences, and who will make him happy with a steaming cup and delicious biead and jam. He knows , that there he can find a cigarette and a magazine and an easy chair in which to lest." Its genci osity doesn't stop at the soldiers. Red Cross nurses, although German government temptin to split the United States and the Allies .'a the peace table, Senator Poindexte.-, of Washinton, introduced a resolution in the Senate calling upon th.i administration to pledge America against separate agreement with the Central Powers. The resolution would bind the United Slates to a firm alliance with the-allied rations in the setlement of the present war, and declares it to be means of saving food. x cut Aowr tjest nen cuuea into acuve service uuio-, the genge of th genate that the matically come under army rules, re-j AraericaU t,tvernment should become ceive theu- clothing, their equipment -itrv t. fhp -rf f Tinnfion. guarantee! n.r complete diplomatic unity between the Powers associated aainst Genrany and Austria. The ;e-o!ution was read and refer red to thi: Senate foreign relations committee. It probably will come up for discussion at an early date. MS. HOHENZOLLERN ana the luimture tor their rooms or huts from th organization. "The boy learns of the good spirit of the American Red Cross when his troop 'rain passes through after land- . ing at a debarkation point. He meets j it again ir. the trenches. Every di-! vision of the army has a Red Cross j representative who sees to supplying j his divi;ici with the tobacco and. chocolate and the newspapers which ' wc supply oYily to him, the European j Arrives in Holland in Civilian Clothes edition of tin New York Herald and London, Nov. 13. William Hohcn thcir own i ublication, the Stars and i zollern, formerly German Emperor, Stripe.--, r.nu-ng them. He meets it ' arrived Si nday at Count Bentinck's again n his way from the trenches. ) chateau of Middachtcn, at Velp, near And...a3wavJ it greets like a devoted j Arnhem, according to a despatch to' anr'4gw'rcuE mother. ' 7 ' tnc L)a,lv Express dated bunday at r-'Vv r have leai-ned to feed a mat in j Velp. right-tenth1; of a i second. Thati An Amsferdam despatch to the floe.sn't mean tlief gulp". But we.had flo feed tl.ra quickly?' AtJi!thrf4)ne'-time -German empress is ill ati and I wcij manasmc a canteen in a little FrT.ch town. The canteen about four hundred feet long, rather large for tin- size of the village, but troops wore constantly coming Daily Express dated Sunday says the War Work fund: Anderson, Mrs. L. M. Asselin, E. G. Berry-Ball Dry Goods Cp. Bingham, C. C. Barney, Raa Blake, A. J. Boyle, Claia Brooks, Mr, and Mrs. A. R. Brooks, Frank H. Brooks, Jonas H., Mr. and Mrs. Brooks, P. C. Brook--;, If la P. Brown, P. A. Blodgett, II. W. Bundy, F. G. Caldbeck-Cosgrove Corp. Calderwood, C. A. Inc. Campbell, James B. Carleton, i. W. Cary, Geocgo C. Cary Maple Sugar Co. Cary, Mrs. George Chase, Theo. Cheney, Lillian M. Cramton, Dr. C. A. Cross, George H. Co. Curtis, J. E., Mr. and Mrs. Coveny, I-U vj.aret Cushing, Iv? Davidson, Mary A. Davis, C. H. DollofF, F. li. Drouhin, Lev. E. C. Dwyer, lie: J. W. Eldridge, li. II. Ely, Henry G. Fairbanks, E. & T. Co. Fairbanks, Mrs. Rebecca P 2.").00 250.00 2.00 100.00 25.00 5.00 250.00 500.00 250.00 otsdim, near Berlin, and that the Fairbanks, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph 200.00 Mr. Biooks' statement follows: "November 11 stands out 'as the day' of freeedo'n for the world. Free dom for what .use? To let our emo tion of ;Ioy and gratitude have free e'in; yes, but more than that. Peace hat her victories, no less re- ned iliar. war.' The '-'great acid now comes. This test will .Viply "wi'p.fher --'-ff" he in 'cdniiec- tibn with demobilization, with the soiying of political, industrial and moral problems or with any of the grave questions that now remain un answered. With the food adminis tration it will be how to get food supplies t: the starving millions of hunger iti&de multitudes now to be saved, whef her for foe or ally. To be sure, Australia, East India, South America, s nd other mar-kets will be able to help. But it is going to take time to get food from those sources. Quick actio i to get food 'over there' may savo untold bloodshed and revo lution that follow when people arc starving. : Where is the food to come from now, promptly, to save? Right here in Airerica. $ 25.00 In food tercns, peace speaks in the 150.00 form of, a command to give up food 50.00 that untold suffering may cease as 50.00 soon as possible. Save for our boys, 25.00 save for th allies who have fought z.uu our oattie.s tor us lor over tour years, l 2.00 Save for the civilian poulations all 150.00 now friends. They have sacrificed 250.00 more than tongue can tell. Save 250.00 lood, not m one item but in every-1 100.00 thmg; save not until 10.00 until you will be happy and your 50.00 conscience freed from any guilt that 100.00 you eat too muclwhen others starve. 100.00 Don't delay. k Do it now. A 250.00 definite food program will be an- 100.00 nounced to make November 11 the 25.00 happiest in all history since the birth 1.00 of Christ. Then act. Act with 500.00 compassionate intelligence that peace 500.00 be not a mere riot of noise and joy. 50.00 Act that it be rather a riot of sacri-i 100.00 fice to save the world and answer the 25.00 problems of peace, problems far 100.00 graver than those of war. 250.00 The food administrator thanks the 10.00 j People of Vermont, again and again, 2.00 j for the wonderful co-operation that - 5.00 has done so much. Keep on with the good work and do not give up until Died in Vain," Rev. Francis A. Poole. All joined at the close of th,e ser- vice in a p'-nyor thanksgiving and the singing of the doxology. r gion Mnst Yield to the Universal i "I will wear this with pleasure and pride in the days of Si?".,11"-10 e,Sk ?" ichai;?si i triumph as well as in dark hours. I will never forget the "That the Heroic Dead Have Not , i i i . i i -r i . j. tragical uay last, iviaicn wnen uen. rersning put ai my disposal without restrictions all resources of the Ameri can army." 7 V A London despatch says that Marshal von Hinden burg remains as the head of the supreme German army command, according to a German wireless despatch re ceived in that city. The same despatch gives the text of ; ihe message which he has. sent to the army commanders ordering them to lead their troops m order and with dis tc protest against some of le statements,' recentlv published in j CiDline fnited War Work Campaign. It I X A 4 A PROTEST County Chpirman of the Industrial Division Objects to Publishing the Names -of -the Givers r I - - - - I deair th United War Work Campaign. It i A- Tf-alion W0orlnnci.fDr0 A-m'afnvc' MrT.norl .vF seems to me that the article pub-Ur " vwxo v. lished in your paper of November Montreal and Young of Des Moines, Iowa, who were 12th, ;hu: contained the clause "we j taken prisoners bv the Austrians durincf- the Italian cam- I J il.. J. . . . . . " - - u - . . . . ipaign, have been released. They reached the Italian lines Tuesday and bring direct news of the internal con ditions in the Austro-Hungarian empire. Horrible food conditions prevail, Mr. McLeed says, and he thiks it , quite posible that a million of the inhabitants will die this winter from lack of food and weakness of body by lack of nutrition and disease. He says the conditions the t ; quiet there now, but that another Russia may grow out have alio a few of the meanest, stin giest cities possible to produce in America'' wa?, not called for, and wrong. The local committee, "which has worked through all these war drives," must have learned tact and courtesy, otherwise it should attend a branch of "the school" which we learned through your columns is to be instituted for "slackers.". T 1 1? 1 r-. I i i uuvj 1.YEU in taienrmm fonnrv for over 4f- years, and have never ! of the situation as soon as the trooDS returning from the. ivont discover that the end of the war has not brought the desired relief. A despatch from Copenhagen says that Queen Wil helmina of Holland wished to extend hospitality to the former German Emperor, says the Frankfort Gazette, though Holland fears the coming days now that is found I desirable that he is to live as a private citizen. known the people of this county to be "slackers" or wanting in anv s-ood cause. Mtny of our citizens are contributing of their time and money in ways no' known to the public or to solicitors. But few of us are at tached to banks or corporations, and tnl fewer of us have made large 'war profits." I believe that the wife of tl'3 fugitive Crown Prince is at her botli-ide. v The despatch from Velp says that ssn automobile containing two mem through. We made the coffee our- ;1jcis oi 1h German court arrived first selves, vij.. arcd and creamed it so that ! and notified Count Bentinck of the it could be served in a hurry, had (approach of Mr. Ilohenzollern, for bread ; nd jam ready and waited forjmerly emperor. The second car the men tc come. One day we if brought rag gage, white the third, worked ten lours at a stretch. ' Ten i with its blinds down, arrived in the thousand r. Mist have come through t evening. From it the one-time em that day. They arrived in ' light) peror and twe e-,uerries, all in civilian French cois and formed in four lines.?! clothes, flighted. lhen thev marched through, re; ing their i hare as they pa?ed cour s'em- the soy No on? in the village of Velp, ik hich adjoin': the chateau, was aware is arrival. The fugitive German sr occt.mes tnc leit wing of the leau. l:e despatch adds that his nrobf biy will be permited to join ihere. Farmer, Dr. F. E. 250.00 Fitch, Dr. W. B. 100.00 Fletcher, Philip A. 25.00 Flint, C. G. 25.00 Franklin, Gertrude M. 25.00 Franklin, Mr. and Mrs. 10.00 Fassett, Dennison 5.00 Flynn, Katherine 5.00 French, P.. O. 25.00 French Eean Co. 250.00 Gaskill, Mrtf. W.-F. 5.00 Gilman Bio?. 250.00 Gleason, A. Ii. 100.00 Goodricli, H. J. 100.00 Goodrich, Mrs. H. J. 10.00 Goss, C. 11. Co. 75.00 Graves, Mc. and Mrs. A. L. 20.00 Gray & Gray 50.00 Green, Geoige I. 5.00 (Continued ou page 4) uLiieu.s ui iius commuiiiv are still a j j tit i . n , , loyal and will do all that they can, i lX aespaicn irom vvasnmgton says mat secretary it wt" wiand mow, for every good cause, in-1 JJamels has announced that the men wrho leit the Amen- it nulla L'Uu.i..j, . P ., , - .1 n -. t , , ... and ti t i pve3ent campaign, j can colleges lor the JNavy and desire to complete their your pap-il-' ot in other manner I college courses may resign from the Navy and go back to the amounts subscribed, unless the their College WOrk. With the Americans m trance From Sept. 12 to November 11, American aviators asert that they brought clown 473 German machines. Of this number 353 have al ready been confirmed officially. The day bombing groups from the time they began operations have dropped near ly 117 kilograms of bombs inside the German lines. A desnatnh from London save that trip fJprinpn snl. I desire tc state through your col-rK0a,o r, 1V mi'Hin,, fr, il :v,Uu: iumns thac the amount subscribed hv- 4AO , "'""""S. ? UV vxuicuwc agaiuat tnc muxui- the v-orking men of this county wiii j tants, destroying and pillaging contrary to the terms of not be published except at their re- i the armistice. A French official wireless mesage receiv iSt rSl in London todav from the Allied high command to the institutions r this county are as loyal i . , , . , , , ., ft,. . i j. , . . . i liOrnian hirrh r'nnimQnil civo Thor rhn A I line ovnnor t hn froedon biinc-s stihiliv in$HrP ind i i- can De Iounu ln America! vuumiuuu o muw uii, ixiiito tAptvi, strength. Give, give, irive money l . they 1;,,vc criven frcely and from I Germans to take measures to stop the violations of acts. for United War Work, food to the!wre" same is done at the request of the subscriber. The man or woman who gives on-i dollar or five dollars may be giving fai more in proportion to his or he- earnings and family needs than those who give much larger amounts. Some should not give a cent, who have sent sons or given great aid in some manner. starving, ever." They are needed more than FOUR POUNDS OF SUGAR But Only in the Beet Sugar Produc ing States Washington, Nov. 13 Increases in; . although not in so large TP tho-ir innroieo tlion Allioc iiTill ofoo fr rvI sums, ot course, as some of their j , i' 1 " more wealthy neighbors. Would it; tneiH. ; be fair to these good citizens and to I ' many other?, about whose burdens 1 neither you nor I fully know, to in ! BAN LIFTED ON WHEAT any way e- pose such people to criti-! No More cism? ! Many "hits" have been done which Mixtures and Abandoned 80-20 Rule the beet sugar producing states andinave ceen P"ed ami l tail io unaev.ianu wnv tne course su'r estcd in your columns chould be adopted by the local committee in the present camnaign. GUY W. HILL, ountv Chairman. Industrial Division, in the enne producing territory of Louisiana of the household sugar al lotments from three pounds to four pounds monthly per capita was order ed today by the food administration cfTWt.ivp. Deremher 1. At. the snmp time public eating places in these sec- TTtlit'1 Vr. Work Campaign tions will be permitted to increase Johnsbiirv, to four pounds for every 90 meals served.' For the remainder of the country,! it was stated, the allotments of three! pounds monthly per capita for houso-; holds and three pounds per i?u meals, for public eating places will be con-j tinned for the present, at least. ' THURSDAY O-'F. MEAT, VST HO BHF.A), ttMJVCKJ!. Mil T t W Montpelicr, Nov. 1G. A telegram was received at the Vermont food ad ministration offices here today, from Food Administrator Frank H. Brooks, who is in Washington attending a conference of state food administra tors, stating that Mr Hoover an nounced today that the so-called 80 20 rule, requiring the purchase of substitutes with wheat flour, would be immediately abandoned. Details will be made public later. Mr. Brooks telegram also stated that the grain corporation is formu lating plans for the purchase of sur plus, stocks of substitutes which have THE CASUALTY LIST Four Vermonters Among Casualties Washington, Nov. 14 The follow ing casualties are reported by -the. commanding general of the American Expeditionary Forces: Killed in i.etion S28 Died of wounds 115 Died of accident and other causes 4 Died of disease 100 Wounded severely Ti Wounded, degree undetermined lfil Wounded slightly 120 Total - DO'J Killed in action, Harry W. Carl.son, Burlington. Wounded, degree undetermined, William T. Lowery, Walden. Died of wounds, Arthur F. Aunch- accumulatcd in the furtherance of the I man, Burlington; Harry M. Fitz- substitute program. I gcrald, Orwell.