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- I . 4 Iti - T'" 1 . - AEJDEIL.S ffiHAIBKB PKKDOJDKHBEID) TME TORI SE. SDHS I" ' ' " " ' ' " ' ' " - i . .. -..,-, ., i..,.. -.mrn i n . - - -- j. ,i, , .., , i ....i .. - - i im .Hfr'ia3!V.,t' . . , ,, i i nSaSl.TiÈE. E VE N ING. CALE D ÙNIÀlm&J tion of Vermont State T - " -il- -- - t .jiight and Wcdnesdny, Every W.rD.y. j AND JHE NEWPORT RECORD ' ' " $ lCofSf&rÌ,rht " ì L 11 , ' VOL.IVNUMBER272 ST. JOHNSBURY, VERMONT, TUESDAY, MAY 11" 1920 ... , fcpRICETWO CBNTfl CAKAIZA AT BAY . p ' TH .4,000 Wl ORLEANS GIRL ISPLACEDON PR0BATI0N Aided Man In Passing Bad Check Cases In New port Court SEVEN COLUMNV X OF ADVERTISmTy CROWD'V UT Scven columns of advertising was crowded out of , today's papor. Owing to the scarcity of newsprint we were unable to secure an eifrht-page voli of paper so had to do the bcst vc could with six Dages. JuiJge Will M. Wriirht of Baiton held a rather busy session of Munici pal Cout on Monday morning. States Attoinev Frank 1. Thompson prosecutcd the cases bcfore the court. E. J. Gibson of Windsor pleaded guilty to raising a check and Miss Louise Rogers of Orleans pleaded ruilty to aiding and abetting Gibson by cashing- the check. Gibson was sentenced to not less than one 01 more thari threc years in the State prison at Windrod. The girl was sentenced to not less than six months nor more than five "ears and she was ' placed on probation until further.or- ' der of the court. " Charles Hyatt of Derby and Wil liam Melville of CharlestQn pleaded AMERICANS IN PEkiL AT BLACK SEA PORT WASHINGTON, Mav 11 A reso lution requestin" President Wilson to semi an American warship and marines to Batumo on the Black Sea io protect American lives and prop ertv at that port was reported unani mously todav by the Senato Foreign Relation.? committee. TRACK MEET AT FAIR GROUND WEDNESDAY Lyndon Insiitute and St. Johnsbury Academy In Dual Contest (Continued on page live). LODGE FORCES ACTION ON PEACE RESOLUTION WASHINGTON. May 11 The republican resolu'.ion to dcclare the war with Germany and Austria at an srid was called up in the Senate to day by Senator Lodge who announc ed that he would keep the measure the Senate until Openinc the fight nRamst the renublican pian to end the state of war, Senator McCumber of North I)akota, a republican mera ber of the State Fprcim Relation committee. declared in the Senato to day that such a sten would brine dis honor upon the nation as it would in veivo desertion of America's associa tion in the war. ed that he would ki cojuously before a wa3 had. O nsamst the renublic Lyndon Institute will send her track team to St. Johnsbury on Wed nesday afternoon o meet the St. Johnsbuiy Acaderny track team. The meet will take place at the Caledonia entiies are as follows- 4 County Fair Grounds at' 3-30. Lvndon's cntries are as foìlows: Hundred Yard Dash Gaudette, Currier, Bedard, Jay. Two Twenty Yard Dash Gaud ette. Currier. Jav. Bedard. I Four Forty Yard Dash Bedard, Currier, R. P. Wood. ! Eieht Eightv Yard Dash Hutch i ins, Heath, 11. W. Wood. Mile Run Hutchirtó, Dresscr, : Heath, Edmunds. Shot Put Morse, R. W. Wood, George. (Continued on page four) Are you taking advantage of our SILK DRESS NORTH SEA BARRAGE WAS AMERICAN PLAN " WASHINGTON, May 11-A conn tev charge that "stablishment of t!ie North Sea mine barrage was delayed six months becauio ot the opposition of Rear Addirai Sims and tht Bi it ish admiralty, sn-, made belore the Senate Naval Investigatine Commit tee today by Secretary Danieli in presenting the second part ,nf his reply to the otficers charjcj that the navy department had vnnecejs;'.iily prolonged the war by failuvu to co operate iully with the Alld naval t'orces. ' The barrage, Mr. Daniels ad.'cd, was the mo3t effective measure that had been taken to check the subma rine and was fully an American idea. The secretary also charged that Sims had attempted in-his testimony to rob the navy of credit for this project and to give it to the British. The pian was conceivcd, he said, in the Bureau of Ordnance in the navy departmeijt and urged on the Brit..: i admiralty for six mcnths befóre t. was accepted. Durine this urne, Admiral bims constanti" discouraged and opposed the idea and when Admiral Mayo w.is sent abroad and finlly convinced the British admiralty of the worth of the scheme and the necessity for adopt ing it, Admiral Sims attempted to convev the impression that the pro ject had been delaved while the Brit- ' ish attempted to "-et the American navy departments' approvai. MAY 17 TO 22 IS j AMERICAN LEGION WEEK INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May 11 Governors of six states including New Hampshire have proclaimed May 17th to 22d American Leeion Week when a drive will be made to obtain 1,000,000 new members. Oth tr states are expected to assist the movement. TETILE ENGlNEERS RETURN TO WORK LAWRENCE, Mass.. May 11 Practicall" ali of the stationai-v en gincers in locai textilc )lant8 who ' struck last week for a wage incrcasc returned tonarork thi"3 morning. W hile it was said that the demands of the men had not been granted union of ficials intimated that an increase wa3 expected to bc announeed -soon to go into effect June 1. SALE Our Liest $65.00 and $75.00 To-Day $5S.OO MISS BROOKS LEADER NEXT . CONFERENCE Honor Falls to St. Johns bury Girl at the Burling ton Gathering The girls that attended the oldcr girls' conference at Burlington re turned to their iespectc homes Monday forenoon and, were enthu'3 iastic over the success of the gather ing. Besides the girls in Burlington 5i0 attended the conference whch was held under the'au?pices of the Y. W. C. A. Twenty of these girls were from St. John-ibu.y, seven from Hardwick and Vi from Peacham. Friday the conieence started with a suppci" at the Universit" of Vt. gjinnasium followed by an inspiring meeting at the First church and Sat urday's program ODened with a meet ing at Edmunds high school assembly hall with Miss Margaret Peck p'-esid iiiT. There was a devotional sen-ice jnd by Mrs. James S. Alien of Win chester. Mass., and then at 9.80 o'clock carne the girls' council with greetings from the University ot Vermont girls by Miss Doris Thomp son '22; from the Burline-ton high school girls by Miss Laura Buckham (Continued on pass threc) Doubt Expressed of Capture of Tvfexican President As Reported Along ,the Border (By the Associated Press) Advices from Mexico on the revolutionary situafren while fragmentaiy and conflicting caused considerable doubt on the reports that President Carranza has been made a prisoner. ;'; A Vera Crua dispatch hearing 1 ; v'"1" Monday's date declared that Carran- San Marcos, 27 miles north of P!uc- za, who was making an effort to bla. ' On the other hand the rcvclu- reach Vera Cruz had broken tlu-ough j d th bordci. are the revolutionary lines and was standing . at bay with 4,000 men at (Continued on (page rive) ' WHO ARE SINNERS ? WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS. NOTED NOVELIST IS DEAD NEW YORK. May li-William Dean Ilowells. the novelist, died here today. He retumed a few weeks ago from Savannah where he had snent the winter. While in the south he was stricken with influenza and never had full" recovered from its elTects. We are qualified to can-y out the instructions of those vho employ us be cause of our thor oughly modera equ ipment. Our ser vices we try to make efficient and cour teous and'we solicit your patronage for 1 1 h - Hi Don't get excited over reports of high prices for men's clothes. We can stili sell you a good reliable, satisfactory suit as low as $35.00. To pay less is unwise If you want to pay more here are suits ofvthe fìnest fabrics, highest grade tailoring and silk linings luxurious suits at reasonable prices. Topcoats and Raincoats. Shirts, neckwear, pajamas and underwear. Ilats and cap3 for men, and boys. Co-operative Shoes for men. Quecn Quality Shoes for wo men. ASSEUN BROS. The O Spot CLOTHING and SHOES fi.' - - "è"! - ' ;' Classy With a Big "C" That's our line of Shirts for this season. - We have a large assortment of colore in Cotton, and Silk. There are Shirts here to fit ali sizes of men and pocket books and to wear on ali accasions $2.S0upto$10 A Safe Place to Buy Shirts 66 YA0D0 AND TH La DREAM A FascinatingJMusical Show for Young and OlcfT Colònial Theatre, May 14 and 15 Mi THE STORY The dream girl falls asleep and goes to the Land of Once Upon a Time. Here she meets the witch, Yaddo, Santa Claus, Old King Cole, Uncle Tom, the Fairies and many other characters of Fairyland. There is music and dancing and the Dream Girl has a perfcctly wonderful tinie. You will cnjoy it ali just as much as the Dream Girl dici. 4 Tickets ?1.00 plus war tax. Matinee 30 cents plus war ta. For the Benefit of.Brightlook Hospital n atinee Saturday Afternoon) St. Johnsbury, Vt? the- music: There is entrancement in eveiy bit of the music of Yaddo. It is a theme of joy, of mysteiy, of fun and frolic. It takes you with the Fairies in their dance in Wonder land and to the strajige antics of the Witches in their Dungeon. There are many fine solos sung by St. Johnsbury's most talented soloists. Exchange of advance sale of tickets at Colonial Theatre, Tucsday evening, May 11, at 7.30 P. M Johnsbury 121 THE STAGING The production is under the personal direction of Mr. and Mrs. Harry E. Gagc; who so successfully put on the recent pro duction here of "Marrying Mary." No ex pense has been spa;-ed in the wonderful scttings of this production. The lighting cll'ccts add greatly to the dazzling stage craft' of this production. Tickets on sale at Brighai.i's THE CASf -U -r' Include the best knovn locai talent )f this section. We mcntion just f eV us follows : Yaddo, Miss Dorothy IirovvnjThe Dream Girl, Miss Dorine DroiìitìSeaTOcrow, Leon Baxter; Moonbeam, (ìorge Prevost ; I'atch work Girl, Orde JenkS; Santa Claus, Lindol Scott; Old King Cole, iQUiyJVdanis; Nora. McGuire, Levon PaysonQuite Contrary, Mhz Lillian Kichards; AtVQt Dinah, Mrs. r i.. Axr..:i,4 -cì'Trr Carrie Wright. Drug storc. You inay rfccjvejieiiJt?. t Irphone. - .... I. ....... . . 11. .INI Idilli IMI .. 11.11 - ! ir-'f Cali St.