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THE WEEKLY CALEDONIAN, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 1919
PAGE THREE
E. F. HUMPHREY, Local Correspondent,
Leave News Items, Advertisements and Subscriptions at Humphrey's Store
NEWPORT LOCALS
j i-
Orleans County Road Corrr.n
Meet at Newport
The Oilcan;-. County read
sioncrs held their r.i:!:'.i:tl v.u
the school hall, Nov. port
April 1". The mccti:rv v.-a u i
at ten o'clock in the forctioo i, u;i I
presided over by Oilcans ('nu".!y
Road Commi.4sior.er A. F. iv;l.
of Newport city. Vovviuni Slate
Highway Commis.-io-ier .'Uo Muni
Bates of Derby addres.-cd '.! gv.thei
ing upon the i-ubjecl of "Good
Roads." The following mi l commis
sioners from the county v .e pn -cnt:
Clark Keith. Albany: F. O. In
galls, Burton; I'hilo Power:, Brown
ington; E. O. Hunter, Charleston;
II. C. ,Goss, Coventry; Patrick Kilgul
an, Craftsbury; F. II. MouVon, i'tr
by; George Young, Glover; Win. Pa
lin, Holland; F. A. Willev. I-nshurg:
B. S. Hoadlcy, Lowell; P.. J. Cargill,
Morgan; S. K. Davis, Newport
Town; William Lawson, Newport
City; H. M. Hunt, Troy; Ilerher!
Longley, Wcstlicld; George W.
Conley, Westmore.
The following patrolmen and . pee
ial commissioners were also pro-.cnt :
C. H. Howe, Derby Line: John Tay
lor, Irasburg; M. L. Konnison. Iras
burg; W. L. White and G. 1". Reed
of Burton; W. B. Dunham, Orleans:
Win. Nelson, West Charleston: HI. S.
Porter and A. C. Cheney, North
Craftsbury; Harry Thayer, Coventry;
L. A. Partridge and 1L M. Hun!,
Lowell: F. II. Codlxth, Lowell: O
II. P. Hunt. North Troy; C. F. Mil
ler. Westficld: A. F. Sargent, Glover;
F. T. Rich, Derbv. The several towns
were represented by the following se
lectmen: H. K. Cartel', W. N. P-ilter,
I Fred L. Foss, Albany; II. A. Cleve
land and V. F. Miles, Barton; J. B.
Ilu-':, Abner Allyn and W. P. San-;
lei on of Charleston; H. C. Thayer,
J. L. Keeler and James Labell of:
Coventry; M. E. Williams and C. B. !
:!ii;ith, Craftsbury; .1. K. Martin, So
ioa Gr:iv and S. B. Bates, Derby; A.
R. Half arid James Flinn, Holland;
K. H. Colton, George W. Phillins and j
C. II. Hannant, Irasburu-; F. T.
Murphy, Lowell; C. R. Purgin, Mor-,
gan; George A. Bailey and I-'. J.
Libbey, (Newport) town; J. T. Gard-!
nei, K. W. Savage, W. W. True and i
J. A. Aubin of Newport City; C. P.
Hint and George B. Chaffee of Troy; i
i'. il. Hitchcock, Thomas Gilbert and i
T. F. Clark of Westficld; M. E. Cal-j
kins, Westmore.
At the close of the business session,
the visit irs received an invitation to j
be the guests of the Newport Chum-i
br-r ;f CV.rmicrco to a. banquet that,
had been arranged at the dining j
rooms of the Fir.-t Congregational
church .which, was accepted and at
l-..'!0 nearly l.'it) visitors and members!
of the Chamber of Comme'-ce gnth- j
ered at the tables, and Rev. L. A. Kd-i
wards asked grace. F. I). Burns,!
proprietor of the Newport House,!
who has proven himself an expert in i
the banquet line served the follow-1
ing menu: I
Rice Soup
Crackers Celery
Baked Fish Potato '
Turkey Mashed Polato Iv.lnsrl
Bread Butler
Pumpkin and Apple Pie
Pudding Coffee j
The dinner was served in fine style
and the visitors were well looked af
ter by several of Newport City young,
ladies. During the dinner hour, Mc
Cauley's orchestra rendered splendid:
music for the occasion, and received ;
much applause. During the playing
of some of the selections, the orches
tra was ably assisted by several voic
es from the corner' table. They might
have been delegates from the New
port Frolics, that were to appear in
the opera house that evening. Fol
lowing the dinner W. W. True, pres
ident of the Chamber of Commerce,
welcomed the visitors to the city and
made pleasing remarks, and acting as
toastmaster called on the following
men, who responded with well chosen
words for the occasion, and with a
few good stories made the gathering
a very enjoyable affair. Major James
T. Gardner, State Highway Commis
sion Stoddard Bates, W. N. Cady of
Middlebury, district road conlhiission
er of Addison county, M. E. Carpen
ter of Charlotte, district road com
missioner of Chittenden county, Edi
tor Wallace Gilpin of Barton, James
Turnbull of Orleans and Frank
O'Kouke of Derby Line were the
speakers. This was the sixth annu
al banquet that the Board of Trade,
now the Newport Chamber of Com
merce, had enjoyed with the road
commissioners of tho county.
Mrs. Lyman Mason, Miss Mildred
Lang and Mrs. C. A. Barrows of
Barton were in the city Tuesday.
Leslie M. Elliott of Barton was a
visitor in town yesterday.
Joepat Pal in is having a seven
day furlough from Camp Devens,
and is visiting his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Louis Palin.
Mrs. Jerry Hill is very sick.
L. F. Kay has moved into the C.
F. Davis tenement recently vacated
by Elwin Cameron.
Mr. and Mrs. Urban Livingston ar
rived in Newport Monday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Cluiput of Wor
cester, Mass., are visiting at Edw-.ird
Clviput's.
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Acreage Price Farm Lands in Ver
mont is $44 as Against the Price
of $41 in 1916
Farm lands in the United States
are steadily increasing in value. The
department of agriculture reports the
average grade of plow lands was
worth avout $74. !U per acre on
March 1, this year, compared with
!fG8.:J8 a year ago, ?G2.17 two years
ago and $58.."!) three years ago.
Values show the greatest percent
age increase during the last year oc
curred in the South Atlantic states, in
the Carolinas and Georgia and ex
tended to Alatfama, Kentucky and
Arkansas. Small or no increases were
made in the New England states, the
Pacific Coast states and Louisiana,
Texas, Kansas and oMnlana. Materi
al increases were reported from Ne
braska and South Dakota.
Iowa's plowing lands stand first in
value, her average being per
acre .followed by Illinois with $M4,
California with $121 and Indiana
with $100. Alabama reports the low
est average value of plow lands, at
$21 per acre, and Mississippi next,
at $2.1.50.
A table of the value of plow lands
in all the slates shows that in Ver
mont the average value per acre in
J01H was $41 and $42 in 1017. In
1018 and 1919 it is valued at $14.
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