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Complete Program for the Greatest Fourth of July Celebration That Caledonia County Has Ever Known
' ,.,. ,..,. ! " " " ' ' rm EVENING 1 M A Newspaper Covering the Entire Northeast Quarter of Vermont State EveryilWorking Day VOLUME IV NUMBER 5 ST. JOHNSBURY, VERMONT, TUESDAY, JULY 1, 1919 l'BICE TWO CENTS Temperature 74 ,degrees Weather Fair and Warmer. CALE DONI AN FSI.AZF. OF fOTOR BURSTS FORTH THE MAIN STREETS Decorators Turn R. R. St. , To Brilliant Colors of Red, White & Blue St. Johnsbury Degan to uiossom forth today in a ìadiance of red, white and blue. Its principal build ings were in the hands of export dec orators who soon turned Railroad Street into a blaze of patriotic color ing and then began to extend their activities to, the other principal streets. Before tomorrow night this lively town a center of industry and trade will be in magnificent holiday dress for the greatest Fourth of July cele bration the county has ever known. (Continued on page four) MOTOR AMBULANCE Telephone 277-M New up-to-date, easy riding. Calls from a distance at reùsonable rates. St. Johnsbury Vt. C. A. Calderwood, Inc. Caledonia County ?s Welcome To Its Returned Soldiers and Sailors At St. Jotòury, July 4 MIDNIGHT, BONFIRE BY THE COUTS- M1DNIGIIT, SALUTE OF CANNONN X RINGING AND WHIST LES WV X ' ÌO.OOA.M. GRAND STREET PARADE Ojx ÒLDIERS AND SAIL ORS, VERMONT VOLUNTEER MILITIA, GRAND ARMY OF THE RE PUBLIC, PATRIOTIC ORGANIZATIONS, FRATERNAL ORGANIZA TIONS, FLOATS AND DECORATED AUTOMOBILES. THE PARADE WILL BE REVIEWED BY ADJUTANT-GENERAL JOHNSON AND OTHER OFFICERS AT THE ARMORY. 11.15 A. M. SHORT ADDRESS FROM A PLATFORM NEAR THE COURT HOUSE BY GEN. JOHNSON, CHAPLAIN CHAUNCEY A. ADAMS AND CHAPLAIN PAUL D. MOODY. 12.00 NOON. FREE LUNCH AT THE ARMORY FOR ALL SOLDIERS AND SAILORS. 1.15 P. M. FIELD SPORTS AT THE FAIR GROUND. ONE HUN DRED YARDS DASH, HITCH-UP CONTEST, FAT MAN'S RACE, LEAN MEN'S RACE, THREE-LEGGED RACE, SACK RACE, GRAIN RACE, PIE-EATING CONTEST, MIXED SHOE RACE, TUG-OF-WAR, BASE BALL GAME BETWEEN THE SOLDIERS AND SAILORS. 3.00 P. M. ARRIVAL OF THE AIRPLANE FROM MINEOLA FIELD, L. I. 6.00 P. M. FREE SUPPER AT THE ARMORY FOR ALL SOLDIERS AND SAILORS. EVENING, STREET CARNI VAL UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THECRESCENT CLUB. GRAND DISPLAY Or PIRE WORKS FROM HARRIS HILL. CONTINUOUS' CONCERTS BY THREE BANDS THROUGHOUT THE DAY AND EVENING. UNION TRANSFER COMPANY STARTS AUTO BUS UNE Covers Summerville, -Pad-dock's Village and Main Street of Town "Trolley cars? We don't have 'em here. Take the 'bus." That's the new locai transporta tion slogan. The Union Transfer Company's om nibus line is working. Eiforts are being made this week to get the Urne schedule going smoothly. The endeavor is being made to run a spccially constructed car through the principal streets of the town every 30 minutes and get the public to utilizo it as they would a trolley car. The starting point is going to be Arnold Park at the northern end of Main Street. The bus will go down Main Street to Eastern Avenue, down the hill to Railroad Street. It will turn north on Railroad Street and cross the river into Paddock Village. At Concord Ave. and'Portland streets in Summerville it will turn and re trace its route, climbing Eastern Avenue hill again but turning sputh ward on Main Street, dowij ì Western Avenue to the Fairbanks shops. Sì (Continued on page four) ARE STANDING "AT THE CROSS ROADS" SAYS PRESIDENT The Way to International Peace Has Only Been Pointed Out LONDON, July 1 A peace mes sage from President Wilson to The Daily Mail and The Weekly Dispatch is printed in the lattei- publication. It follows: "Many things crowd into the mind to be said about the Peace Treaty, but the thought that stands out in front of ali othersis that by the terms of the treaty the greatest possible measure of compensation has been provided for peoples whose homes and lives were wrecked by the storni of war, and security has been given them that the storni shall not arise again. "Insofar as we carne together to in sure these things the work of the Conference is fìnished, but in a larger sense its work begins today. In ans wer to an unmistakablc appeal, the League of Nations has been consti tuted and a covenant has been drawn which shows the way to international understanding and peace. "We stand at the crossroads, how ever, and the way is only pointed out. CI 3 You will get full measure for every dol-ji lar you spend on clothes in this store. , , . : By any measure, our suita. will measure up to your stand- ard. For STYLE, they are right to the line. For QUALITY, they are over the top. For VALUE, they are run ning over, and some to spare. Splendid patterns in lines, plaids and fancy mjxtures. Suits, ?20 to $40. Good furnishings and hats, and shoes. ASSELIN BROS. The O Spot CLOTIMNG and SHOES No Ads. After 11 O'clock! lerv 6:30 A. H. to 9 FARE 1 0 Cents Coupon Books 11 Ridés $1.00 Purchase of Driver WHY WALK Shoes Cost More PrincipalStreets in St. Johns bury' Summerville and Paddocks Village Every 1 ' ' T. 1' Mi notes SUNDAY SERVICE Joe's Pond Only Lv. St. J Lv. Joe's Pond 8.00 A M 11.00 A. M. 2.00 P. M. 5.00 P. M. -8.00 P. M. 9.30A. M. 12.30 P. M. 3.30 P. M. 6.30 P. M. 9.30 P. M. Fare 75 Cents TIME TABLE SOUTH BOUND A. M. Main :it Arnold Pk. Maple Street St. J. House 4 'Ave House 15 R. R. & Portland Bagky Street ' ' Jones Park Paddock Village Concord Ave at f. j Hnrrison Ave. Concord Ave. at f , Portland Street v 6.30 6Sl 6.'i3 6.35 G.8 6.37 G.3tf G.41 6.43 And Every Thirty Minutes SA VE THIS FOR NORTH BOUND A. M. Portland at Caledonian Portland at Railroad Street '.Ave. House Eastern Ave. at Main West ern Ave. àt Main Fairbanks Shop St. J. House Maple Street Main' Street at Arnold Park 6.14 6.48 650 6.50 6.52 6.55 6 56 6.57- Thereafter until 9 P. M. REFERENCE FARE IO Cents Coupon Boo ks 11 Rides $1.00 Purchase of Driver WHY WALK Shoes Cost More SUNDAY SERVICE Joe's Pond Only Lv. St. J. Lv. Joe's Pond 8.00 A. M. 9.30 A. M. 11.00 A. M. 2.00 P. M. 5.00 P. M. 8.00 P. M. 12.30 P. M. 3.30 P. M. 6.30 P. M. 9.30 P. M. Fare 75 Cents. You now have Transportation Facilities equivalenti to many larger cities. Why not patronize same and keep it. "We get you there and back." r Lu'.s ''"sìas Jf?K rx F" rTiims ""zus " - . . . w, ,1- 137 HAILftOAD S Phone 520 ST. JOHNSBURY, VT. TRE' ET "