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ìi rrneman Republic Is Recognized By United States
THE 5VENING CALE BONI AN and THE NEWPORT RECORD A Newspaper . Covering the Entire Northeast See tion oi Vermont State Every Woiking Day. Tho' Woallicr Collier tonight and l'iost. Sunday wariner. VOL. IV NUMBER 258 ST. JOHNSBURY, VERMONT, SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 1920 PRICE TUO CENTS ìesept Delay h Miraci jacrease Memi Wage V. RUNVIM TRUCK THROUGH BIG SNOWDRIFTS WHITNEY FOLK GIVE A CHOICE ENTERTAINMENT Spent Five Hours Shoveling Snow at Head of Will oughby Lake The first automobile and truck-; to come through from Newport arrivcd in town last night. F. E. Bowker Jr. of IJulland, state distributor with II. K. Wells of the Vim Motor Truck 0. suy they had quitc a trip, leavwg Newport at 8 a. ni. They fought through mud and washed out roa-U at the head of Willoughby Lake whcre he spent five hours shoveling snow. Mr. Wells .said in ali his expericnce he had never been over roads in worse condii lon, that he knew Vim trucks were ffood, but never befor how goo 1. The Vim trucks that carne through were k half ton and a one ton both i quippcd with Sheldon Woi n Ge ir rive. The Vini one-half ton is the only one-half ton truck with a worm i;ar drive. 15o.li Mr. Bowker and Mr. Wells stated thr.t it was extremely doubt ful wliether any truck with an Inter nai Bovel or Spirai Gear could have come through. Mi. Bowker drove a Tinge which carne through without trouble, when interviev.-ed he stated that the only thing that bothered him abo it his car was wwhether to was.li it and bi injr out its naturai E-rt-wster green color or leave it a fluii mud grey. The party loft carly for Whito River Junction and Rutland anrl stili game and confident. Hall Filled With an Enthus iastic Audience at Friday Nisrht's Concert The Whitney-Folk seored a grcat success in St. Johnsbury, Friday ève- J ning, when a large and appreciative audience grected these four youngj ladies who, thouh not st ranger. in our midst, appeared l'or the first timo in concert in the iole of "Whitney1 Folk." Altho the weather was inclemente Athenaeuui Hall was well filled and a program of rare merit, varied anrl1 highly entertaining, was Ìvcn by these versatile young artists. The personell of The Whitney-Foll; is as follows: Miss Marjorie French, violinist and rcader; Miss Lola French. cellist and pianologut ; Mi-s Lucy Clark, soprano soloistj Mìsh R:ii hai:i Clark, niani.-t and leader. Miss Lucy Clark has a distinctively i beautiful soprano voice of rare final-1 ity and she captivated her audience t from the first by her sweet voice and ! simplicity of manne;. Her solo, !'By ; WMninff Water" bv Licurance w.is ! particularly well rendere.!. Vi T na French as cellist howei' good command of her instiument, and she played with splendid interpreta- tion. One of her compoMtions show- j ing promise of her ability as a compose-, was very t-ffectively rendered on th? violin by her sister, Mi.-' Marjorie French. Akft. V. RECOGNIZED A? InZ?NDENT REPUBLIC W AS H IXG i oi il 24 Armen ia was recognizeu-v "ys an inde pendent republic by-Urfited States. Siinilar action hasNÀeen de cided upon by the Allies at their con fftrence at San Remo. The recogni tion of Armenia was in the form- of a note addressed to the Washington reprcsentative of Armenia by Secre tary of State Colby. The lattei- said that no decision had been reached re garding a diplomatic representative to he sent to the new vepublic from the United States. MORE MASS. CITIES GAIN IN POPULATION WASHINGTON', Aprii 24 In the census veturns announeed today aie two Xew England citics: Portsmouth, 12,509, an increa.se in 10 years of 2320; Winthrop, Mass.,-1.,44, and increaso of 5,214. Coni. Club Investigatine Daylight Saving The municipal committee of the Commercial club which was asked 'o investigate the nuitter of adopting daylight saving in St. Johnsbury on Monday to contorni with the propos ed change in railroad timo tables, ha decided to let the matter rest for the present. So far as can he loarned none of the locai stores or factories will adop the change. The possibility of Gov trnor Smith's action in regard to daylight saving in New York affeets the situation somewhat and the Com mercial club will play the watchful waiting game for the present. TO SEE SOME LIVE BASEBALL STUTZ MOTOR STOCK VALUED AT $550 A SHARE NEW YORK, Aprii 24 An agree ment was reached here today between Allan A. Ryan of the Stutz Motor Co. and the protective committee or Ranized to safeguard the interest-; of thoso who were interested in the stock. A settlemcnt was arvangcd at $550 a share. It was selling at ."01 a share when Mr. Ryan was suspended from the stock exchange and later went t ?700 a share. On that basis a scttlement would have entailed a loss of fi-oni $750,000 to ? 1,200,000.00. (Continued on page four) Cleaning and Pressing Scnd us your Suit and be suited. . C. E. BROWN 100 Eastern Avenue, St. JohtisbuiT, Vennont CANNOT WEAR OVERALLS UNLESS THEY ARE POOR CHICAGO, Aprii 24 The boys in the Great Lake Naval Training sta tion were forbidden to wear overalls in an order issued today exception be inp made that denim will be permitted for only those who are too poor to wear other clothes. MAY UNITE N. H. AND VERMONT CONFERENCES SPRINGFIELD, Aprii 24 A pro posai to unite the New Hampshire and Vermont confcrcnces was made today and a committee of five ap pointed to considcr the measure. It is pi-oposcd to form a new confer ence to be known as the New Eng land Northern conference. The con ference also voted for the removal of the ban on dancing, card playing and other amusements. A minimum sal ary of ? 1,000 a year was decided upon' for Methodist pastors by the Lay Electoral Conference. li I DIVIDENDS! Àugiist 1, 1920, the unearned advance 3 per cent collected on ali mutuai policies in force in this Company will be credited on the assessments to be collected at that Urne. No advance 3 per cent, except a policy fee of $2.50, is now collected by this Company. UNION MUTUAL Fire Insurance Company MONTPELIER, VT. Inquire of any of the following agents : St Johnsbury A. B. Noyes Sheffield Barnet George F. Winch Wheclock J. E. Tinker Sutton M. D. Coffrin Burke Campbell & Blodgett Newark W. N. Blanchard Walden Alex J. Smith Waterford Danvilltf Groton. Lyiidon I'eacham Ryegata IL E. Davis P. O., Sheffield G. M. Campbell P. O., Lyndonville H. L. Rogcrs li. U. Bullock Hardwick M. G & E. F.Morse, Inc. "H. C. L. HAS LEFT US BROKE" NEW YORK, Aprii 24 The pai ade against the high cost of clothing filled Broadway today, though there were many in the audience that did not join the procession. The multi tude, many of whom wore ovei-alls, thoiouglily enjoyed the sight and in the parade were many signs includ ing "We are the Profiteers' Goat," and "H. C. L. Has Left Us Eroke." NEW YORK MAY LEGALIZE SALE OF BEER ALBANY, Aprii 24 The Senate has plaeed its endorscment on 2 and three-fourth per cent beer by a vote of 27 to 2') ami tha bill designed to legalizo its manufacture and sale was. paséed And sciiì j.r thc..As.-enibly , for their concurrence. Scale Men Organize Big Athle(ic Association at Enthusiastic Meeting Last night at the Pythian building occurred one of the largest meetinaf that has ever been hcld in this town, the purpose of which was to form an athletic association at the Faiibank.) Morse shops, and thereby provide this town with a baseball team and other sports of the caliber that it has en joyed in the past years. Over 200 employces of the factory were present in spite of the bad weather, and if the enthusiasm shown at this meeting is kept up, the fans are sure to see the class of sports that they want. Chailie Hoernle will have charg? of ali athletics of this organization, and that in itself is enough to assure the sport loving ones of this town the best of what there is in that line. The meeting was in charge of Rev oidy A. Cranier, who acted as chair man, and he opened the meeting by explaining the idea of the gathering as being of benefit to the factory, the employees and the town. Henry Gallagher gavo an idea of the advantages of a club house that would result from such an association and the clean sport that could be de rived. C. R. Rathbun then took the floor and said that he had helped in forni ina: a like organization in Beloit, Wis., eight years ago, that was one of the strongest clubs in the West today, and that if the cnthusiasm shown had nnything to do with such a club that it was ahcadv assurred, for the at tendance at thi.s meeting surpassed that of the Beloit meeting. Ile fur ther stated that ali the expenses fol ti Dead Tired of Delays," Railroad Workers Teli Federai Board Demand Basic Wage of $6.50 (By Associateci Press) WASHINGTON, Aprii 21 Warning against further clelay in adjusting the wages of the 2,000,000 railroad workers in the United States the vice presjdent of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen calléd on the Federai labor board today and in the J course of his address said, ''We are " fed upon promises and dead tired of ; delays." He told the board that the ! lesson to be learned from the steel sti-ike, the coal strike and the rail road strike was that "men will not work when they can't live dccently on the wages they are paid." He said he ; urged the striking employes in th9' Eastern district to ì-eturn to their jobs and they refused, saying that in asmuch as they could not support : their families on the present wages they inight just as well not work. The speaker pressed the demands of the firemen for a basic wage of $0.50 a day. ; COMING COMING CLARA KIMBALL YOUNG EYESOF YOUTH Locks the I (Conti, vued on p:-;r three) We've figui-ed every which way to see how low we could make the prices on our new Spring suits. The i-esult is, priees that can not be beat for suits of equal quality. Here are the new single and doublé breasted models in a large assortment of new shades and patteins. Good, reliable, scrvieeable. stylish suits as low as ?,'55 anl up to $00 for the finest quality. Co-operative Shoes for men. Qunen Quality Shoes for wo men. ASSELIN BROS. The O Spot CLOTHING and SHOES Apart 3 MAKE YOUR SOX LAST A LONG LONG TIME Sox that are changed often wea r mudi , longer becausc the rest given them seems to renew the life of the little fibres of the yarn. We have boxes containing six pairs of sox Color Black. Made by the oldest hosiery mill in the U. S. The "Ipswich" 6 Prs $2.00 Ìli DM arswfrTii - IIUMUMII TI ' Vetta kdettructibl l TO' aprwrcnriy irfmpl LlAtit-n DikU la ....lai.. ih Ver, lrmmrt- IDI VwU. Storage Batteiy The plntes of r. sterco bnttcry must be kept apart. Othcnvise cunei.t will not fbw. Thì9 ìs the first pre.-.t Ia7 cf Etcr,.-?! br.ltery building t'ie weak est point in must 'jailericj the taungest ia the Veota. In ordinari' br.ttories thi.i T.-3cn!:n mstc ero u:cd f jr tMa purpose. l'aticry .cid attacka thv'ce. l ir.'.y tluy drof, apait tlio platea touth the batUry cuffcr3 a cuàden iiicurable paralytic siioci usuauy ut ino uiue jcu r:ecj ìc niosc. The men who build Vesti Ea'.t-r.-ìcG do i.rt re!y cn cny such ir.akeshift to separale lc platea ci t.icir ba:tcry. The ridici ci l.io e.-,ta uatienc3 are tockna ancrt 1 -i., ..,. V.;til l.'.o laiiious, pa;cnt u vii-i Indeitructiblc Itolators. P.crauso of thrsa Isolatore Vcsa Ualtcriea latt ri x.T:l.TlwE- tic tuneeatone r.ii-ies. -:-ì:. Corner Garage Inc. PIIOTO-FLAYS FOR TARTICULAR FEOTLE TODAY - THE SUPREME LO VER OF TUE SCREEX, THE IDOL OF ROMANCE IS HERE! That of course is -INT- Supported by the Beautiful Plonde, LILLIAN WALKER Keirigan'.s first picture with Ms own company, and first in a series of ten pictures which will be absolutely perfect in every detail, and a model of today's best cinema art. Packed full of suspense! Romance!! and adventurc! ! ! Its action from start to finish, breath taking, two fisted, and .1. Warren's hat is always in the ring. A nRILLIANT PICTURE, A MAGXETIC STAR. Mack Scnnett Comedy. Ith Episode Peail White,. in "THE BLACK SECRET" SPECIAL MUSIC TODAY MONDAY and TUESDAY The Please-U Prcsents that splenditi Star EARL WILLIAMS In His Greatest Role "The Black Gate" A Vitagraph Production, elaborate, dealing with tragedy, culture, society and a supreme sacrifìce. The first of a series of Karl William's Pictures to be shown at the Please-U. Supreme Comedy Paramount Magazine Patbc News lumi u jijwmìii!ju" j.