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THE WEEKLY CALEDONIAN, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1019 m. olnisfcuijj Calf aoninu The, Evening Caledonian Publishing Company " ' St. Johnsbury, Vermont ' ARTHUR F. STONE, Editor Entered at tbe St. Johnsbory Postoffice at MaiL matter of the socond class i- TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION Mix, Months 75c One Year to any Address $1.00 Mr. Vail Preaches and Practices (Birmingham,' Ala., News) Usually it is the heart of youth that dreams dreams and sees visions. More -often than not, the ripe matu rlty of old age becomes conservative. Old age pauses and ponders. . ' But not always. Theodore NT. Vail la a towering exception. Theodore N. .Vail is one whose mind has not crystallized with the passing of the years. A half century ago he dreamed dreams of human beings talking across the continent.. He saw dis tances annihilated by electric whis pers. Forty years passed and ten bil lion telephone conversations took place on these shores annually. ' Today he sees visions of an Amer ica richer and more prosperous than other men have seen. But it is some-, thing more tangible than a vision of the business future of the United States which the great industrial ge nius sees. Mr. Vail looks for the jrheatest business boom this country ha3 ever known. We don't need to sit down, timidly and idly, and wait for it. Wo can have it start now if we want to, if wo care to exercise common sense and courage. Mr. Vail gives some of his reasons in a notable interview in The Am erican Magazine for September. If every corporation and company and firm and individual that contem plates putting up any buildings, or making extensions or effecting any improvements, would only jump in now and put men to work on them, why, the business boom would be in full swing right away. A vast amount of repairs and upkeep work of all kinds had to be put off during the exigencies of the war, when it was unpatriotic to compete unneces sarily with the Government for labor and materials. The patriotic as well as the businesslike thing to do now is to catch up and put everything in shipshape order, in preparation for the extremely busy times that arc coming and in anticipation of the ex traordinary demands which will arise for the labor necessary to do this work. This man of clear vision practices as well as preaches. His life has been devoted, of necessity, to study so as to be able, as he expresses it, "to have all the facilities ready to handle business whenever and whore ever it developed." Now he has in duced his directors to sanction im provements and extensions covering this year and the next, totaling $125,- 000,000. That is what he thinks of what lies ahead. To illustrate his reasons for going at full steam with his developments of tho American Telephone and Tele graph Company, the great financier tells a homely tale which will hear repeating. "For four years this country has been told to economize, to cut down on expenses, to retrench and stint it self. To the credit of the people here oe it saia mac tncy urn. uncie anas s barn needed painting, but Uncle Silas didn't paint it. Why? Because Aunt Maria told him the Government need ed vhe ingredients of the paint pot to help win the war. The wire fencing around the cabbage patch was coining down and needed repairing, but again Aunt Maria laid down the law and said it couldn't be ''one, as Uncle Sam needed the wire to protect Nephew Willy from the advance of the Hun. The fences remained hanging and broken, and Willy was kept safe from the Germans. The same was true of tho attitude in the industrial plants. "Uncle Silas' barn still needs paint ing; but now he says he won't paint it because the rates of the village painter arc too high. In the last three years the painter has been working for the Government and get ting high prices for his service. Uncle Silas thinks ho is very canny and wily in waiting until the painter sees that ho will have to come down from his high horse and paint his barn at the old pre-war price. Mean while, the wind and the rain are eat ing away the timber of the struc ture, and before ycry long not only will Uncle Silas have to paint a barn, but put up a new one as well. Not only will he pay the price asked by the painter, but he will pay tho price demanded for the timber. And that, too, is not the same that he was wont to pay before we began making planks that led the way to Germany. . "The point I am driving at is this--just-?ww the country is in great need of repairs. . It has got to spruce up. Otherwise, things will go to pieces. Uncle Silas, if he is wise, will paint his ..barn now and save the money of putting up a new one later. In tho same manner the factory owner will paint his shops and overhaul his machines now. to savo the money on new material later." Poor Richard himself could not have presented the picture more sim ply or more admirably. The vision mid the common sense and jthc practicality of Theodore N. Vail are contagious. Prosperity it self is contagious. i Men of vision sm hrynid this in dustrial unrest. "The rail to Aineri- ca-in the summer of 1917 was to bcflisl of the week. patriotic and retrench to carry on the war. The call today is to be pa trotic ami spruce up and 'carry on' the peace that has come with vic tory." While tho illustration used is Uncle Silas' barn, the story is true of every industrial and utility plant in this country. There isn't room in this country for chronic croakers, declares Mj' Vail, t America was not built up By i timidity, but by courage and energy and vision. We are infinitely strong-, er today than in the days of our fore fathers. We are stronger even than we were when the World War be gan. Europe looks to us for leader ship and encouragement in restoring industry and equilibirum. "Let us set Europe an example of faith and in dustry and enterprise by immediate ly starting full steam ahead. We can thus combine patriotism with profit, for it will prove sound busi ncss statesmanship to act aggressive, ly now." Senator John M. Thomas (Middlebury Register The Free Press hears that Presi dent John M. Thomas of Middlebury college would not be averse to trying conclusions with Congressman Frank L. Greene "when the time comes to elect a successor to Sena tor Page." This is aii, interesting surmise, but The Herald has a no tion that it can hardly have Dr. Thomas' approval under - existing conditions. The Rutland Herald. It was with no little relish that our Thanksgiving dinner was seasoned when The Herald brought us this morsel of political gossip. It is not altogether fresh; but even out of cold storage it is an appetizing dis covery, particularly on a holiday when the editorial cupboard is bare. The same curiosity which all of President Thomas' friends must feel, as to what may be his own mind on this question of candidacy for the United States Senate, is entertained by The Register, and the same ig norance of the facts. Preferring, however, to relish the prospect that there is some truth in it, let us re frain from courting disappointment by referring it to Dr. Thomas for denial. It is probable that Dr. Thomas' mind is not made up on the matter, or he would clearly and definitely an nounce himself. If uncertainty as to his political strength is any fac tor in his present musings, it can only be because he has never allow ed himself to be put to the test. Dr. Thomas' friends have no doubt on that point, nor, probably, has Con gressman Greene. If it is from any distaste of poli tical embroilment that Dr. Thomas withholds himself from the race, it seems that this cloud of hesitancy would easily be dissipated. His friends have never known him to lack all necessary courage in any en terprise he has undertaken; and, as a corollary, never to have failed to get whatever he went after. The "existing conditions" to which The Herald refers as probably pre cluding Dr. Thomas' approval of mention of his candidacy might be more fully explained; we would rath er suggest that "existing conditions" demand an even abler and stronger Vermonter in the United States Sen ate than would come from the eleva tion of the Hon. Frank L. Greene, and that if Dr. Thomas would con sent to "try conclusions," the matter would be concluded to both the satis faction and honor of the state. ,Scnator Thomas would be no wall flower iii that august chamber. Neith er would Frank Greene but he would be rather a flower of speech a po litical rhetoritician instead of a strong leader. CUT THIS OUT IT IS WORTH MONEY DON'T MISS THIS. Cut out this slip, enclose with 5c and mail it to Foley & Co., 2835 Sheffield Ave., Chic ago, 111., writing your name and ad dress clearly. You will receive in return a trial package containing; Foley's Honey and Tar Compound,! for coughs, colds and croup: Foley: Kidney Pills for pain in sides and back; rheumatism, backache, kidney and bladder ailments; and Foley Ca thartic Tablets, a wholesome and thoroughly cleansing cathartic, for constipation, biliousness, headache, and sluggish bowels. SOLD EV ERYWHERE. STATE NEWS The St. Albans Co-operative Cream ery Co., has asked the authority of the secretary of state to increase its capital stock from $10,000 to $50,000. Gilbert A. Davis, aged 81 years and one of tho oldest practicing attorneys in Vermont, is dead at his home in Windsor. He was a native of Ches ter and admitted to the Windsor county bar in 1859. He began prac ticing law in Fclchville and in 1879 removed to Windsor whero he has since resided. He represented Read ing in the legislature twice, was state senator one term and was one of the assistant judges of Windsor county at the time of his death. He was the author of the history of Reading and the history of the Windsor Congrega tional church. PASSUMPSIC Mr. and Mrs. Harry Sanborn from Providence, R. I., were guests of thrir mint, Mrs. L. C. Aver, for the BOWLING LEAGUE The first round of the tournament of the Fairbanks Bowling League ended last Friday. Honors for high game went to Frank Emmons a string of 261. Honors for average went to Clyde Fuller with high with 170 m 15 games. Following arc the averages to date of all entries: E. E. Burrows 3 games 103 C. E. Fuller .15 . 170 L. R. Boycr 12 173 F. Emmons 15 160 M. Coleman 12 168 A. W. Dean 15 167 J. Logan 15 103 F. Wright 15 103 G. Howe 12 163 N. Ranncy 15 102 C. V. Perry 12 159 E. W. Gay 15 150 J. Drummond 15 . 156 L. S. Long 12 156 B. A. Delaney '! 154 M. H. Stair 0 153 W. E. Blodgctt 15 152 W. Hall 12 152 C. B. Rathbun 12 151 A. H. Hafncr 15 151 J. A. Kolbaba 0 151 T. P. Legendrc 15 151 E. S. Ingersoll 12 150 W. A. Dimick 11 148 A. C. Howard 15 146 A. Munkittrick 4 14C R. James 7 144 W. II. Cox 12 144 C. H. Clark J 5 144 W. B. Wright 3 142 H. Goslant 4 140 W. Bachelor 3 140 H. C. Ingersoll 15 ' 130 K. Kirk 14 130 H. Gregory 6 137 M. Smith 7 137 T. Colburn 11 136 C. V. Goodall 0 137 J. Flynn ' 6 130 S. Cheney 2 120 The schedule for the second round follows: .ilJ.llM Dec. 1, Teams 1 and 2. Dec. 3, Teams 3 and 4. Dec. 5, Teams 5 and 6. Dec. 8, Teams 1 and 3. Dec. 10, Teams 2 and 5. Dec. 12, Teams 4 and 6. Dec. 15, Teams Dec. 17, Teams and and Dec. 10, Teams 2 and C. Dec. 2), Teams 1 and 5. Dec. 31, Teams 3 and C. Jan. 2, Teams 2 and 4. Jan. 6, Teams 1 and 6. . Jan. 8, Teams 4 and 5. Jan. 10, Teams 2 and 3. Tho team standing follows: Team No. 2, Team No. 1, Team No. 5, Team No. A, Team No. 0, Team No. 3, The last two games of the ended as follows: 750 C50 500 400 400 300 scries TEAM NO. C I j. R. Boyer 201 1C7 171539 W. E. Blodgctt 131 148 196475 F. Emmons 261 173 196 030 C. H. Clark 125 15-: 188467 J. A. Kolbaba 144 119 206469 862 761 957-2580 TEAM NO. 2 C. E. Fuller 181 167 123471 T. P. LeGendro 187 156 133476 C. B. Rathbun 165 127 110432 A. F. Haffner 130 155 163488 E. S. Ingersoll 164 158 121443 827 793 680-2270 TEAM NO. 4 A. W. Dean 162 159 191512 W. A. Dimick 159 140 112411 M. Smith 141 171 106418 W. Batchcldcr 161 114 141419 R. James 135 155 166456 758 739 719-2216 TEAM NO. 5 A. C. Howard 161 156 149466 M. H. Starr 135 154 170469 N. Ranney 125 137 190452 W. H. Cox 210 104 147527 K. Kirk 129 134 137400 766 745 793-2314 LOWER WATERFORD Joseph Hale of New York City is spending a few days' with his daughter, Mrs. S. W. Bonnctt. Mrs. Cora Goss of St. Johnsbury is spending a few days here looking after the post office. Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Hemingway and Mrs. T. C. Bullock were business visitors in St. Johnsbury on Friday. Miss Ruth Pierce hus returned to II. H. Bullock's after spending a few days at her home. Ray Priest of St. Johnsbury spent Thanksgiving with his mother, Mrs. Jesse Carleton. Misses Ruth Bullock and Agnes Stoddard spent the Thanksgiving recess at their respective homes. Eddie McKco and family arc mov ing to the house recently vacated by Mrs. Charles Morrison. Clarence Goss of Berlin, N. H., 's spending a few days at the home of his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Heminway and daughter and Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Moulton were at E. H. Miles' for Tahnksgiving. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Coburn and son and Mr. and Mrs. Persons and daughter of St. Johnsbury were at E. E. Hale's for Thanksgiving. CONCORD The ladies' benevolent society of the M. E. church will servo an oyster supper at the vcstiy Wednesday even ing. Dec. 3rd, from b.30 until all are served. COUNTY COURT HAS OPENED liniPTrn TPnnil WINTER TERM The December term of tho edonia county court opened at Johnsbury Tuesday morning Cd St. with Judge Frank L. Fish of Vergcnnes presiding. The assistant judges arc Hon. Oscar C. Woodruff of Burke, and Hon. Morris D. Coffirin of Gro- ton. Miss Mary J. Nelson is court reporter. The first cases on the jury calen dar were the six cases of the Wil liams Manufacturing Co. against as many insurance companies for losses incurred by the plaintiff's mill when a portion of the mill at East Haven was destroyed by fire. The plaintiff is represented by Porter, Witters & Harvey and the defendant fire insur ance companies by Dunnett, Shields & Conant. In the debate relative to the case Lawyer Porter urged that the cases be tried this term, calling attention to the fact that since the cases were first docketed the presi dent of the company had died besides two of the witnesses that participat ed in the cases that were previously tried, one of which was now before the Supreme court. Lawyer Shields, speaking for the firm representing I the defendant corporations, said that Lawyer Dunnett had been ill for a month, but expected to be in court later in the term, and that he urged the Court would have the cases set at the heel of the docket. Mr. Por ter announced that Judge Harland B. Howe was one of the plaintiff's f itnesses and was available now, but could not come later in the term. He suggested that tho Court set the cases for Jan. 15. The Court an nounced that the eases would be passed for the present. The case of the town of Newark vs. Eldcn W. Gray brought out con siderable debate between the nttor ncys in the case. Speaking for the defendant Lawyer Scarles said Mr. Gray had been treasurer of the town of Newark and was charged with cm- uczzung aDouc if i,zw. fie was charged with embezzlement during period of years and that Ins law vers had been unable to get the town books, which were in the of fice of Dunnett, Shield & Ccnant, nor the specifications. Mr. Searles said the town of Newark couldn't run if anyone embezzled any such amount. Speaking for the plaintiff Lawyer Shields said that he wished the Court would asa the casD until one of his associates could be pres ent, and the Court announced that action would be deferred until cith er Mr. Conant or Mr. Dunnett ap peared in court. The disposition of the other cases on the jury calendar was as follows: C. B. Ensign & Co., vs. George Birch, passed; D. I. Grapes vs. C. E . Wil loughby & Tr., continued; Frank A. Crane vs. Charles E. Mills and Lilla I). Mills .passed; Philip Beck, by his next friend, Joseph K. Beck vs. Mar garet N. Heywood, trial; Mt. Ida School vs. Daniel T. Gilman et ill. and Trs. trial; Frank Randall, admr. vs. Fred H. Davis, trial; Hen ry J. Goodrich vs. W. D. Pelley, and Arthur F. Stone and First National Bank Trs., trustees discharged and case with Court; Sarah T. Allen, apt. vs. Est. of Manly Allen, trial; town of Newark vs. Elden W. Gray, pass ed; F. S. Wood vs. Elias A. Bern's, continued; F. S. Woods vs. Richard Beattie, continued; Carrie A. Ben nett vs. Coop & Lenta Enormous Motorized Shows, default; George Shorey vs. S. D. Nichols, trial; Charles S. Pierce vs. George E. Jen nings and Camp Wcstmore Co., pass ed; village of Hardwick vs. Town of Wolcott, no entry; Robert Dclworth vs. Frank Kcneson, trial; Sidney S. Stimson vs. Albert Stern, trial. R. Y. Bccman vs. Charles Farrington & Tr., trial; Bculah A. Harris vs. Amos Norton, trial. The disposition of the court calendar was as follows: L. A. Von Scldcncck vs. Ellis W. Moore, hear ing; W. E. Barter vs. J. 11. Ross & Tr., passed; A. Storrs & Bcment Co. vs. The Caledonian Co., continued; Henry Daniels vs. Gordon Austin, continued; Clark & Davidson vs. Grant Emery, hearing; A. Ronca vs. M. Ambrosini, passed; H. J. Bush way Lumber Co. vs. B. A. Scott, apt. hearing; Thompson & Hague Co. vs. A .A. Caldwell, continued; Myra Laundry vs. Gcorgo C. Wheeler, passed; Oldsmohilc Co. of Vt, vs. the Consolidated Automobile Co., default; L. S. Robie vs. Ralph Dunn, default; C. A. Smith vs. Andrew Hill and Trs., hearing; L. S. Robio vs. Herbert Burnham, de fault; McGovcrn vs. Town of Lyn don, hearing; E. J. Mathews vs. O. G. Miles, default. Tuesday afternoon the juryempan rlled nnd charged by the Court and adjournment was taken to Wednes day morning when the case against Mrs. Margaret N. Heywood for al leged damages to the plaintiff v hen the two automobiles passed each oth er on the North Danville road about two years ago will be tried. Make It Brief. It may not be of much Interest to you, Mr. Visitor, but the fellov who asks you how you feel tndny doesn't want to listen to a lot of symptoms. Re member that. From (Hot Springs) Arkansaw Thomas Cat, HOW HE ENDED KIDNEY TROUBLE "I had a severe attack of kidney- trouble and for three weeks could not get out of doors and scarcely out of "nu v.. r.. Brewer, village j pains. I purchased a bottle of Foley Kidney Pills. Was relieved after first few doses and continued their use un til completely cured. I consider Fol ey Kidney Pills the best kidney re medy in the world. No recurrence i of my trouble." SOLD EVERY-1 WHERE. ! .V FIRE DESTROYS EARL BROWN'S HOME IN NEWPORT Fire this forenoon destroyed the fine home of Earl Brown on Highland avenue, Newport, with all its con tents. The loss will reach $4500 and there is $3500 insurance. Explosion of an oil stove caused the blaze. I he hre broke out at 10.45 a. m., when Mrs. Brown was on the second floor of her home having left two burners of an oil stove on in the kitchen in the preparation of her din ner. She heard an explosion and rushing to the kitchen found the oil tank had exploded and blazing oil had been thrown to all parts of the room. She did her best to check the fire but without avail. She rushed to the veranda and yelled for "help." One of the first to respond was her next door neighbor, Mrs. Harry A. Black, wife of the Secretary of State. A man driving a load of wood was passing the house at the time Mrs. Brown cried for help but the man paid no attention and drove along out of sight. Other neighbors rushed to Mrs. Brown's assistance but by this time the flumes had spread so rapid ly that no one was able to enter the house. The only things Mrs. Brown saved was her diamond ring and her mother's gold watch. , Clarence Carter, a neighbor, rang the fire alarm and the chemical and two wagons made a quick run to the scene which is about 15 minutes walk out of the center of the city and on a hill. The firemen drenched the fire but it was not out until after the noon hour. Mr. Brown, who is a faying tiller at the Newport National ban!;, was notified of the fire by telephone and hurried to his home. His son, Clar ence, was at school. Dr. O. W. Brown, Mr. Brown's father, was early on the scene and did everything to aid. Mrs. Brown went to the home of Mrs. Black and her son, Clarence, is at the home of Dr. Brown. The house was a fine two story dwelling and was owned by Mr. Brown. A big crowd was attracted to the fire and watched the work of the firemen. WEST BARNET Lakeview Grange held its meeting Tuesday evening with 23 present. The same officers were re-elected with these exceptions, Pomona, Mrs. Mary Purdy; Flora, Mrs. Clark Ho well; gatekeeper, Francis Hastie. Thanksgiving dinners were served at different homes. I). A. Blain's family entertained Charles Roy's family; .1. W. Blain's family enter tained Mr. and Mas. Arthur Roy and family of Danville, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Blain. Nelson Blain and Mr. and Mrs. David Purdy; E. S. Bail cy's family had for guests Ralph Warden of Monroe, N. H., M-. and Mrs. Roy Warden and son, and Mr. and- Mrs. Alex Warden; Walter Har vey spent the day at Edwin Mack- ay's; Robert Cooncy and friend of St. Johnsbury at his home here; Mr. and Mrs. William Conant and family had all of the family including the families of L. J. Brock, John Stro biidgc and Esom Fisher. Mrs. Elsie Hastie spent the da yat Joseph Gu- theries in South Peacham. Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Manchester spent the day at Fred Fisher's. Mrs. Gilmore Mor rison had the families of Chandler Morrison, James Shields and Mrs. Lee Somcrs and Dr. Lourec Mor rison and son of Boston. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Steele re turned Monday after a ten day.-.' visit at friends in Tilton and Man chester, N. H., and different points in Massachusetts. Miss Theressa Blain was a guest at Paul Morrison's Wednesday. Mrs. Daniel Aiken returned to her home here from tho Frost Satii toriuni at St. Johnsbury. Robert, Edgar and John Strobridge and Philip Adams have gone on a hunting trip to the northern part ot Vermont. Ralph Warden of Monroe, N. II., spent the Thanksgiving recess from SI, Johnsbury Academy with Henry Bailey. Rev. Francis Laird was in New York last week to bring Mrs. Laird and Frederick home from a month'-, stay at the Springs. I:-. Lnurce Morrison and son, Halve;: of Huston spent the Thanks- 1'iviiv; Gil in 'ii' S, vt'" v.-iMi his mother, Mrs Morrison, ivi incl ine Brock visited Mrs .anchostcr Friday. Lighter Than Cork. BuLlower stslk pith, which Is about ten times lighter thnn cork. Is used In a life saving apparatus Invented by Russian. ' aicar S ihe iouth's VjO NO other paper brings to your WHOLE FAMILY the wonderful variety of high-grade reading for all agrs. In a year, 52 issues. The Companion gives 12 Great Serials or Group Stories, besides 250 Short Stories. Adventure ar.d Travel Stories, Family Page, Boys' Page, Girls' Page, Children's Pane, and the best Editorial Page of the day for mature minds. COSTS LESS THAN 5 CENTS A WEEK. OFFER No. I 1 The Youth's Companion 52 issues for 1920 2. All regaining Weekly 19.19 issues; also 3. The 1920 Companion 4 Home Calendar All for $2.50 Check your choice and tend thia-coupon with your remittance to the PUBLISHERS OF THIS PAPER, or to THE YOUTH'S COMPANION, Boaton. MuMchtuetts. SUBSCRIPTIONS RECEIVED AT THIS OFFICE CABOT The funeral of Mis. Serintha "Boyles" Hills, whose death occurred Thanksgiving day at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Bert Smith, was htld at the Congregational church Saturday afternoon at 1.30 o'clock, Rev. M. W. Hale officiating. The bearers were Chester Walker, Orrell Bartlett, Arthur Hodgdon and Martin Wheeler. Burial was in the family have the sympathy of their ma-:y friends. A son was born Nov. 22 to Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Houghton. Mrs. Myrtic Turner of Berlin was called here to attend the funeral of her aunt, Mrs. Serintha Hills. Raymond Houghton who has been very sick is able to be out around. Miss Ida Barnard, a nurse from St. Johnsbury, was hero a few days caring for Raymond Houghton. The Judith Lyford Woman's Club will have a sale at Town Hall Sat urday afternoon and evening Dec. 13th with a box supper in the eve ning. This sale is to get money to help furnish the new library which is to be built the coming year. Miss Alice Paine is home from Montpclicr where she has been em ployed in the home of F. A. Mcsscr, for the past ten weeks. Miss Estellc Preston returned Wednesday from Burlington where she underwent an operation for ap pendicitis at Mary Fletcher Hospi tal, two weeks ago. The Misses Bell of Walden were guests of Mrs. Gertrude Wells re cently. The following is a list of officers for the Cabot branch of the Red Cross for the coming year: President, Mrs. M. W. Hale; vice president, Mrs. S. J. Norris; secre tary, Mrs. R. W. Perry; treasurer, Mrs. Frank McAllister; finance com mittee, E. J. Rogers, Eva Haines, Rev. F. E. Currier; membership com mittee, Mrs. Flora Abbott, Miss Eva Clough, Mrs. Cordelia Mack, Mrs. Howard Carpenter; supply commit tee, Mrs. E. J. Rogers, Mrs. H. W. Dane, Mrs. Gertrude Wells; civic re lief, Rev. M. W. Hale, Mrs. Kate Gould; cutting and distributing com mittee, Miss Rose Boswell, Mrs. Lina Wheeler, Mrs. Will Barr; in spector, Mrs. H. W. Dane; auditor, Miss Rose Boswell; publicity, Mrs. Will a Bit, Mrs. S. C. Voodry, Mrs. Carrie Smith, Mrs. John South wick. CONCORD Charles Daniels is hot so well and has returned to the hospital in St. Johnsbury. The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Heywood was buried Tuesday Mr. and Mrs. Hadley Morton and children, Paul and Louise, of Con way Center, came Wednesday to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with relatives jn town. Regular meeting Woodbury, W. R. C, No. C, Tuesday evening, Dec. 2 for election of officers. Refreshments will be served and candidates initiat ed. Mr. and Mrs. Wells Quimby of Lyndon were Thanksgiving day guests at the home of Alva Belden. Mr. and Mrs. F. E. McDonald of East Burke were guests of her par ents Mr. and Mrs. O. B. Cutting, Thursday. Miss Edith Butler is enjoying a ten days' vacation at her home in Dux- bury. She was accompanied bey her sister, Mrs. Philip Woodbury. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Kitson of Spring field, Mass., arc guests at the home of Mrs. Kitson's father, Alva Belden. Miss Lillian Baker and Mrs. Fred Smith were in St. Johnsbury .Friday. Mrs. Lottie Parker of St. Johnsbury a guest of Mrs. C. A. Miltimore. Clarence Lillicrap was in St. Johns bury Tuesday.- Rev. P. J. Madams was a business visitor in St. Johnsbury Wednesday. Harold Smith of Burlington spent Thanksgiving with his parents, Rev. and Mrs. George Smith. Mrs. Robert Williams has returned from a visit to her parents in Canada. Miss Dora Jewell kept house for her, during her absence. mpamon OFFER A 1. The Youth's Companion for 1920 . . . $2.50 2. All remaining 1919 hints 3. The 1920 Companion Home Calendar 4. McCall's Magazine $1.00 All for $2.95 ST. JOHNSBURY CENTER Mr. and Mrs. George Hanscome and son, Willis, of Hyde Park, Mass., are visiting at Mattie Hills. Frank Amadon of St. Johnsbury U spending a few days with his father, Charles Amadon. Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Farnham ar.d two daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Whitney and daughter, Doris spent Thursday at Raymond Whitney's. Alcna Stiles of St. Johnsbury is visiting her grandparents, Dr. and Mrs. T. It. Stiles. Miss Hortense Campion of Lyndon spent Thanksgiving with Mr. and Mrs. Archie Colbath. Mrs. Orlane Sargent spent Thanksgiving with her daughter, Mrs. Win Williams of Bradford. Miss Jessie Williams spent Thanks giving with her mother, Mrs. Minnie Williams of Concord. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Simonds spent Thanksgiving with his sister, Mrs. Aldcn Morrill of Danville. Henry Pringle of Washington, I). C, and Willie Pringle of Niagara Falls, N. Y., spent Thanksgiving and the week end with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Pringle. NORTH WALDEN Eugene A. Domey closed a very successful term at the Star school, Nov. 21. Following is the report: To tal days' attendance, 1486 ; total days absence, D0V6 ; substances of tardiness, 101; average attendance, 24 31-40; pupils enrolled, 27; attend ance, !4 3-10 per cent; children with out absent marks: Alzada Allen, Ellen Orton, Eleanor Nicholson, Granville Allen and Henry Lewis. Israel Domey and Carl Leonard of East Hardwick spent Thanksgiv ing at Henry Domey's; Mr. a"'l Mrs. Frank Burroughs and grandson, Floyd Burroughs of Stannard, Albert Goodall and Forrest Allen from Bradford at F. E. Allen's; Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Orton and family, Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Orton and Peter Blair at Will Stevens; Mr. and Mrs. John Sinnott and family at B. H. Moore's. E. H. Hallett was in the place Wednesady in the interests of the Farm Bureau. Several .cases of chicken pox are on the gain. Eugene Domey and Anthony Rose attended the Thanksgiving ball at Hardwick. Fred Michaud has moved his fam ily to Greensboro Bend. SOUTH CABOT Laurel Blake and daughter, Lula visited at W. O. Southwick's, Sun- av wtr. and Mrs. Orville smith arc visiting at L. O. Houghton's for a few days. Uiram Darling visited at Charles Bouldry's last Friday. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Scribncr and son, Gerald arc visiting at W. O. Southwick's for a few days. Mr. and Mrs. W. O. South wick vis ited at S. E. HoughtonV Thursday. Mrs. Carroll St. John is visiting at Mrs. Will flartson's for a few days. Mrs. Cash Lambertoa is on the sick list. Mr. and Mrs. Will Hartson .-;icnt Thanksgiving at Lewis St. John's. Harry Tibbcts is visiting at W. R. Tibbcts for a few days. VERMONT NEWS Wesley Ray Whitney, for the past seven years postmaster at Franklin, is in the Chittenden county jail await ing trial in the United States court on a charge of embezzling about $2,000 from the postofficc of which he hud charge. He was arrainged Saturday before United States Commissioner, J. J .Enright, when bail was fied in the sum of $2,500. This amount he hus thus fur been unable to raise. Whitney, whoi s married and has four children, is said to have admitted that he lost money heavily playing the stock market and made the specula tions to keep him up. . ) Optimistic Thought. A mati of any honest trno mil roske himself resneetaMo If h r?Tl. i i.