HEALTH BROKEN, HEAD and in scalp. j i New Haven, Jan. . 3.--George E. Hodson, who rose from office boy the president of the Winchester Repeating Repeating Arms company, has retired, owing to broken health brought on by the strain oÂ£ enlargment of the plant and increase in its,business recent months. Announcement, was made today the acceptance of Mr. Hodson's resignation. He has had typhoid fever although now recovering he has ordered not to think of business again before May. Winchester Bennett, Bennett, son of Thomas G. Bennett grandson of Oliver Winchester, will he chosen to fill M-r. Hodson's offices. Mr. Hodson has bean with the company forty years. He is an office rather than a machinist, but knows thoroughly the entire plant. Until the retirement of Thomas G. Bennet, six years ago, Mr. Hodson had been vice president and treasurer, having worked up from the bottom. He did not expect or seek the presidency, p r e f e r r i n g it should young Mr. Bennet, who had shown marked administrative ability, but the stockholders pressed it upon by u n a n i m o u s vote. The business grew all through his incumbency. incumbency.