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PAGE TWO THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS AND TIMES: TUESDAY, JULY 2V, ivn Tourists Flock To State House Information Booth Is Visited by 2,017 From Forty States Lincoln Celebrates Sesquicentennial Special to tha Free Pieas LINCOLN, July 23. People from far and near gathered here Sunday in observance of the : X i. 1U. sesquicentenzua. as a pari, ui me special to the Free Frew 5taie-vnue tcicoiauuiw wiin-n i irMirratrTiKn t..i no tt . are being held this year of the 150th anniversary of the birth of,ard E- Armstrong, commissioner Vermont. of industrial relations, today call- Hew Regulations On Child Labor Effective Aug. t Special to the Free Press me enira w " J , & , MONTPiiIR. JUJy JH. A -. ,, ' . --..j-t, nn o 4j foot pole ' erected by D. L. Garland on the green near the Burnham building. Two other tal of 2,017 tourists from 40 states registered at the state house in formation booth during the five- j flags on standards, one Ameri T,,-,Jcan and one Christian flag, were 24 and ending last Saturday night, the state publicity service announced today tion compares with 1,943 presented to the local churches and patriotic organizations, gifts bv the Walter S. Burnham This registra- Memorial fund committee. The fr-nm ' ceremony was cuuuuwtcu uj II Oul ; m ti Tw. Ail civ vnnTlfy 39 states, for the corresponding people Deriod last year from June 28 to by W July 27. The flags were presented B. Rhodes representing the committee and accepted by r T TOplrnell nnri nr. N. Li New York leads out-oi -state; T ohor fnr tbp tnwn and oreaniza- JI14 V w - w - tions. A busier. Franklyn corn- stock of Bristol, played "My Country Tis of Thee" and "On- iward, Christian Soldiers" aunng jthe dedication. I Hear Taylor six: Tnm -p Tvinr of the state registrations so far this year with 460; Massachusetts is second with 230, Pennsylvania third with 188, New Jersey fourth with 124, Connecticut fifth with 95 and Ohio sixth with 93. The same states appear in the same order i chamber of commerce, spoke on He first . . 1 99 i UMinHftn tsy f coma tvo : "vprmnnt s LjrOSDei. riod last year, except that Illinois ."Sg SSSS to is substituted for Connecticut in Lincoin's Gettysburg Address fifth place. Vermonters to the and suggested in linking it with number of 257 have also received the town that portions of it be . i KrincmrnnilR rtlaceS. information at the booth this "i " T"" wtoaH ed the attention of Vermont employers to two new federal regulations, effective Friday, Aug. 1, governing the employment of minors under 18 years of age. The regulations are child labor orders 4 and 5, issued by the U. S. Children's Bureau under the child labor provisions of the fair labor standards act. Order No. 4, Armstrong said, has the effect of setting a minimum age of 18 years in all occupations in logging and all occupations in any sawmill, lathe mill, shingle mill or co-operate"Stock mill, with certain exceptions. Logging of pulpwood is covered when done in connection with the logging of timber for other uses but not where pulpwood only is: logged. 18 Minimum Order No. 5, according to Armstrong, has the effect of establishing 18 years as the minimum age for employment m occupations involved in the operation of power-driven woodworking machines, as these occupations have been declared particularly hazard ous for, young workers. The following types of employment in con- Committees Thrown Into Discard Without Ever Having Functioned Two committees created by the University of Vermont board of trustees two weeks ago to manage UVM's financial affairs and to prepare a permanent program of rehabilita tion of the university are dead issues, it appeared yesterday. Both Roy L. Patrick, trustee, and Dr. Hardy A. Kemp, dean of the UVM medical college, two members of the three-man administrative committee set up by the trustees to take over management of the university, admitted that recent developments have thrown, this committee into the discard. Dr. Paul C. Packer, dean of the college of education, Iowa university, and investigator of the UVM situation for Gov. Wills, was the third member of this committee. Packer is still in Iowa. Patrick, Kemp and Packer were also members ' of a joint advisory committee including some alumni representatives to determine a long range program for the financial reorganization of the university that was set up at the same time. At the time the trustees established this committee, they reported they had adopted a budget for 1941-1942 that substantially balanced. Their action over the weekend in throwing the whole financial problem into the lap of Gov. Wills gave a different aspect to the university picture and ! nullified the two committees. Neither committee has ever functioned, Patrick and Kemp reported. vear. Mrs. E. C Thp onlv snares not renresenteri npnrtrp Cran for the June 24-July 26 period Cloe and helpers curing ne , j i- r lunch hour, guests enjoyed the this year are Colorado. Idaho. Ne-1 rtnoj he Weeks school vada. New Mexico. North Dakota, band and at 2 the sesquicenlen-South Carolina. South Dakota nial program was .resumed, and Utah. Bennett Speaks The registration by weeks this Charles Dana Bennett of Ad- i k; i. i. i Hicon writer, journalist and year ioiiowm rusi jvees opened " Q j j i prriirer. tavx an umi,oo "Mountains Make Free Men." Rev. B. H. Curtis, pastor The noon limch uas served by chines arg covered the8order. and Mrs ' Ernest ISPS!?. wood- June 24. 122: second week end ing July 5, 348; third week ending July 12. 481; fourth week ending July 19, 535; fifth week ending July 26. 531. 4 3 iSi Within IS Miles of Burlington Small Monthly PiTsirnts MITCHELL HINSDALE BT RLIXGTON. VT. !4 College St. (Near Y. M. C. Phone 3761. wonting macmnes; feeding material into such machines: helping an operator feed materials into them; having direct control or supervision over such machines; and setting up. adjusting, repairing, oiling or cleaning them. The occupations of off -bearing from circular saws or guillotine action on j veneer clippers where such off-; bearing is done directly from a of -saw table or from the point of! the Federated cnurcn presiaeaiuijciauuu me mso coverea Dy mei at the exercises and Rev. F. B.j order. j Blodgett. guest, offered prayer, i I wish especially to call to the Music throughout tne aay waswcuuuu i me empiuyers tnai furnished bv the church choir, a violation of these orders is a with Mrs Frederick Pierce or-isolation of fair labor standards eanist A male quartet sang one: act w-hich applies to producers, selection and the girls' chorus; manufacturers or dealers who ship from the Weeks school, underwoods in interstate commerce or the supervision of Miss Clara j deliver such goods for shipment. Videto with Mrs. Sessions, or-: and heavy penalties are predicted ganist ' rendered several patriotic j f0T .such violations," Armstrong eep. Goal IN AN LIGHTWEIGHT Tailored to Arrow's Unbeatable style in cool Mesh and Voile with soft eoMars. Hayes & Carney, Inc. 127 CHURCH ST. $ tf 0 Grand Jury Opens Hearing In Addison Manslaughter Case Special to the Free Fres MTDDLEBURY, July Addison county grand jury convened here this afternoon to study evidence in the cases against the four milk strikers charged with manslaughter in the death of Deputy Sheriff Ray' Russell, 44, of Monkton, who was killed during the recent milk fracas. Three witnesses testified today. Vermont Alumni Continued from Page One Upon this committee, which Gov. Wills has designated as the rehabilitation committee, devolves the task of initiating a program to bring the University's operating expenses within its income and to find a way to finance an accumulated deficit of nearly $1,000,000 under the regime of the late President Guy W. Bailey. The alumni will work in co operation with a general state committee which Gov. Wills indicated in his statement yesterday that he will appoint in the near future. The governor has given ' r ,s . ' ' , - r '$'"' , si x j , s ! & , , ' : ' 9 , 1 ii I ' V Horace H. Powers Secretary Alumni Cammittee no COMMANDER CASEY E. J. Casey of Barre, unanimously elected commander of the American Legiori of Vermont during the 2Srd annual convention of the organization concluded Sunday in Barre. Casey, popular Leaion- iridication yet of his choice 28. An!for membership on the general committee which will formulate policies and . consider specific plans to be presented by the alumni, or others. Powers' Statement Powers- gave out the following statement concerning acceptance of responsibilities by the alumni: "The. attention of the alumni committee has been called to the i.-u . , ,j a memnrnnrinm tn fJnv Wille eicm- mure testimony win oe nem atj-" ""--trr h' board of trustees as a ful1 board' death has 9 Tuesday morning at the court ir.-Z.. majority oi trie Doara oi, h0n m all 25 will testifv it is ""es oi me university oi heWeri testily, it isjVermont ta which the trustees tT ctHi, ot iiKt,, mar.'suB8est their inability to formu-oSk m F v,a bmi? filiate a mfencial pla within the $2,500 bail each-are William ahd !mandate of No 5 of the Gen. tjeorge auuivan oi canton, jviar UVM's Dissenting Trustees State Their Side Of Case Page, Hemenway, Walker Explain Their Attitude Toward University's Tangled Affairs, While Two Are Noncommittal Some trustees of the University of Vermont did not sign the letter to Gov. William H. Wills saying that they found it impossible to prepare a financial program as contemplated by legislative act simply because they did not concur with the views of the majority. The nine who signed the statement admitting inability to proceed were: U. S. Sen. Warren R. Austin, Burlington; Thomas C. Cheney, Morrisville; Roy L. Patrick, Burlington; H. M. McFarland, Hyde Park; Henry B. Oatley, New York; Newman K. Chaffee, Rutland, acting president of the university; Carroll W. Doten, Cambridge, Mass.; George W. Alger, New York; and Willard A. Mitchell, New York. Among those dissenting from the views of this majority were: Guy M. Page, Burlington; William C. Walker, Cabot; D'onald A. Hemenway, Northfield; Asa S. Bloomer, Rutland. The names of Edwin W. Lawrence, Rutland, and Cassius R. Peck, Portland, Ore., were also missing from the list. Invite Minority Opinion The Free Press invited the minority members of the board of in.i-.coes to express their "position on the UVM situation as differentiated from the nine trustees filing signed statements with the' governor and publicly released by him." All except Lawrence replied. All of the trustees of the old University of Vermont, the private corporation, have offered to provide a program in co-operation With the. governor, it is understood. There are nine trustees on behalf of the state agricultural college who are elected by the state legislature. The trustees of the .two corporations are also trustees of the operating corporation, the University of Vermont and State Agricultural college. With provision for 18 Withhold Offer to Resign j Information yesterday was to the effect that all had offered to resign except William C. Walk- erai Assemn v arts nt n 941 tup t-,i,j a ti,v, tGh nSfnnfi? aiShd S1" r5?lizeS its responsi-jway of Northfield and the recent Donald ODonnell of Femsburg. bility under the suggestion of the i,r o.h 0mh,. i s -m Pilgrimage To St. Ann's In Milton Draws 1,000 by W. Lee Steadman decorated rroiecuon the bandstand in evergreens andi "Vermont employers can pro-natriotic colors. while the.tect themselves from nninten- churches and public buildings j tional violations of the child labor naire, is captain and the command-were masses of wild and culti- j provisions of the federal act hying officer of Company E, Vermont rated flowers, decorated by Mrs.: keeping on file certificates of &e State Guard, Barre. Born July 12, Myrtie Lee wun many oi uieiior an minors claiming to be 18)199, in Cambridge, Casey enlist- and cities attended the pilgrimage latter being given by ornn or 19 years old employed in oc-' d wolie anri Allen Grant. runatinns H.inrf i,, ow1 v; ' r-! to ol" ADas snrine m Hilton, . . v. - . mtiaiuiuo o.o i i s 1 1 i ri 7 w T n c ninria. irn ' tnnpn mn. Special to the Free Press MILTON, July 28. Nearly 1,000 people from surrounding towns eovernor that it art, as a reha.hili tation committee, in co-operation witn tne trustees, and the state, to prepare a tQng range program of refinancing the -affairs of the University. To Convene Soon "This committee will convene shortly for the purposes assigned The Vermont exhibit arranged : well as certificates for all 16 andi in 1 Saturday. Masses were read at by Mrs. D. L. Garland included; 17 year old minors in occupations ! r,. mnZ tJ, , 5:30, 7 and 8 in the morning. At 18 of tne tienricn pictures irom not aeciareo nazardous. Through -,- s(,vprni mniv ,. solemn nign mass was sung the National company, and favorable the local Life received Insurance, a co-operative agreement with the ! Zlf ' ." jTJ ' a ''Z"ZaV Rev. George St. Onge of Win- much .;U. S. Children's Bureau to assist ments, being wounded and gat in action twice for which he was ooski and a sermon was delivered comment as well as, Vermont employers in obtaining ro " XT ";7; in English by Rev. Bernard Flan an-ontr-H Kv --rtifl-ofr j .1 , tlOSpita lUCd. In liCirre Since 1919, nrr .v,i; , ; J... itt -u Mrs. Flora Purinton and com-1 such certificates are issued by the : excePl .or tey?ars'hf,ha?oe.enmgton, D. C. The ladies of St. Ann's choir, under the direction of Miss Marguerite -Meunief of Essex Junction,, sang. At 2 p. m. Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament took place, followed by the veneration of St. Ann and a ser- mittee. W. E. York had one of j state department of industrial re-: ttctlt;e the affairs of the Legion v.o lor-oocf antinup evhihif.s ! Iations in TUon f rei i v in Vermont. tli it AUl gfX.hJV . V. -4-4 -" -. V-W-AJiV which can be found in Vermont. Two sesquicentennial poems were written for the occasion, one as an invitation to Lincoln S-..QuSer ctu- listed by Railroad Picnic Held Mrs. May Purinton and Mrs.j fff.1OTia,. xfo"; show that more than 400 people' Srntn visited here during the day. skies and occasional showers did 7 J, " . ! states were rePresented and little to dampen the spirits of 250 400 Register 22 towns in Vermont. ; railroad employes, families and The registration booth was in Guests came from Chicago, ; guests gathered at Moss Glen charge of Mrs. Ruth Steadman j Wa te r bur y Bristol Norton j chasm at Stowe Sunday for the xaeig iiw. otamiora ana waier- j picnic of tne Montpelier and r-V p, ;rT;::ftrn"!Wells River Railroad. the St. a special . delegation of ladies of nemora T n v- mpHApm wnh, !Johnsbuiy and Lake Champlain i St. Ann's of Winooski present, nemora. N. Y.. Medfield. Voburn, p.nm!, j n -nH th. feorrp Springfield, Mass.: West Leb FREE PRESS WANT ADS PAY Storage Batteries $2.98 Exchane Victory Auto Stores OF VERMONT 115 Cherry St. Thone S683-M STOWE, July 28.-Threatening!p t on. " There were ten visiting clergymen. Father McDonough of East Dorset was the guest announcer. The ladies of St. Ann's served breakfast and dinner to those pilgrims wishing it. There was Railroad comoanv. and the Barre and Chelsea Railroad company, 'nc" J c J J Each family brought a basket rV- Vrder JUSpended lunch, and soft drinks and lce- We have read that it is too late this season to do much about helping the Elm trees Then let us all work together next spring to do efficient work we will hope the Park Commissioners will have ironed out all their difficulties by that time for Burlington won't be much of a "Queen City" without the grand old Elm trees lining the streets. So let us right now concentrate on the fuel needs- do not hesitate for the price is the lowest and as always we have the best in COAL COKE and FUEL OILS CITIZENS COAL CO., INC. 105 Church St. E. A. Brodie, Mgr. Tel. 511-W 511-R. anon, N. H.: Milford. Pa.; Kittery, Me.: Fairfield, N. J., and Jack- ; sonville Pin AnH from tnwnc In Vermont, inrindincr R-vtnr,-! cream was dispensed by. Mrs. El i River, Ludlow. Cabot. St. Al- j aon Thomas. Mrs. wesiey winard, bans. Montpelier, Waterbury, ! Mrs- Harold Rice, Mrs. Calvin Whiting, Addison, Weybridge, Richards, and the Misses Ruth Putney, Vergennes. Charlotte, Daniels. Vera Spaulding, and Barre, Middlebury, Bristol, Bur-! Doris Sandquist. Softball, was the lington, Starksboro, Monkton.! big attracti&n for the day, with Ferrisburg, New Haven and ! horseshoes a close second. The Warren. I tug-of-war between the St. Johns- 1 bury & Lake Champlain railroad Q. What is the world record for'and the Montpelier and Wells rainfall? K L N 'River railroad was won by the St. A. According to official reports Jhnsbury & Lake Champlain f m- tt c w-oti,-- Cur-mi Vi ! Both managers of the softball world's record rainfall occurred ! contest claimed victory in the' Philippines in July, 1911, with 46 inches in 24 hours and 88 inches within four days: 7 r WSU W7 e 1 i 9'"'sV--ai if"- Better Buy GEHERALS now Than buy and buy. YANDOW'S Ph. 2315 11-15 S. Winooski Ave. Swings and games were provided for the children, and everyone explored the beauties of the Chasm at some time during the day. To Harold Rice, Calvin Rich ards, Doris Sandquist, Russ Na-son, Charlie Annis, Charlie Cera-;soli, Frank Pierce and Bert Goodine goes the credit for arranging the pcinic.' liOn Irasburg Water Co. Special to the Free Press MONTPELIER, July 28. An order made Oct. 1, 1940, requiring the Irasburg Water company to obtain an additional source of water supply was suspended by the public service commission today as the result of ' a hearing held at Irasburg July 15. The new order does not bar parties, concerned from bringing further proceedings. According to findings in the order issued today, the net revenue of the company for 1940 was $346.34, not taking into account depreciation; the company has no reserve or surplus, and although tne owner, H. c, Healey, has made several attempts to. raise funds, he has been unable to do so; there are about 60 customers, with no indication that a growth in business can be expected; and it is estimated that an additional source of water supply would cost of Rutland. Lawrence has not attended a meeting of the trustees for some months. Peck has also been absent. Dissenters Rfeply . Asa S. Bloomer replied to the Free Press invitation to comment as follows: "Cannot state position j in 100 words per your request." j Cassius R. . Peck wired, "Have I no knowledge of statements of io n ay tne governor, and its moi- j vidual members are now at work: upon various pnases oi tne ques-other trustees. Am not in touch tions raised for submission to thejwitn facts or developments so as iuii uuuiiiiiLLee. "The committee and reciprocates the t.n -a-nrranr. n.nv statement appreciates; Donald A. Hemenway replied: COrdial OI I ""T- tmi'TrfireU,r oViAnlr? enl-'O itc fer of co-operation by the trus-1 own problems without further tees, and pledges its loyal andioiHr, ffnpmnr - trerroi I believe it should not sincere service to the best inter ests of the University." standpoint of experience which now only theory can provide. 2. Most certainly I join with my fellow trustees in expressing our regret that over expansion of the plant and personnel as well as the under-financing by the state of functions properly belonging to it, viz., medicine, teachers' training and agriculture, have plunged the university into its present very serious condition. 3. I am on record .for and have many times urged closer cooperation of faculty, alumni, state and trustees in solving this problem. A committee' can go far, but meanwhile the university will deteriorate very fast unless there can be a cooperative spirit among all concerned. 4. As to the last, any of us would be gladly out of the mess. but I will not be one to ask any man of advanced years who has long served in a position of this sort to crucify himself for the sake of an over-zealous few. This should be a personal matter for each, not for the group. I do wish to assure you very sincerely that I can and will give you every support possible for any. plan that will assure future service of the university to the boys and girls of the state. Very sincerely, WILLIAM C. WALKER. Page Previously Offered to Resign As UVM Trustee This is the statement of Trustee Guy M. Page of Burlington: "The letter signed by a majority of the trustees of the univer- i assembly. mitiJ fV- r-r-voi sity was submitted to me. I felt nmti at i """-v- "f" - " ' " assembly, because no new data have been obtained since adjournment which would indicate such an urgent need. I have believed and still do believe it to be the duty of . the trustees to prepare and forward a financial program to the governor as the legislative act requires. I am convinced a reasonable program can be pre sented to Governor Wills which Pius issue his first encyclical? 1 l-000 to $3.000. Girl Is Killed In 70 Foot Fall Special to tne Free Press BR ATTLEBORO , July 28. Miss Ruth Young, 18, Brookjyn, N. Y., was instantly killed Sunday when she slipped and fell 70 feet While Crossing the top Of ua nM Qr,r,m,ro tcVino- into p Hamilton falls, scenic .spot nearcount all preSently ascertained Newton-schools in Jamaica facts While a group of advisers f, gir1-' cTounse-or at Camp:would be desirable and should be Woodland, Londonderry, ' was;helpful I am not aware of any with another camper and j specific authority the governor has friends. They said she suddenly jto appoint a rehabilitation-com-slrpped while walking across thejmjttee. The foregoing are my rea-gorge and disappeared over the j sons for not joining in signing the steep side into the pool below. 'statement which I understand the It was believed she was dead ; ma ioritv of the trustees have pre-when removed from the water!sented to Governor Wills." by Earl A. Clark, of this town, who tried nearly, an hour to revive her. Dr. Elizabeth Pingree, South Londonderry, said she believed the girl died instantly from a skull fracture. Questionnaires for 32 Special to the Free Press Walker Accuses 'Self-Appointed' Advisory Group This is the statement of Trus tee William C. Walker of Cabot:; "The situation created bv the1 MONTPELIER, July 28. Thir- :ltetter sent to the governor, signed WA.B'm"s first encyclical, "sum-j Guard Officers Resign mi ronuncaius, oeaung witn uie unity of human society was issued on Oct. 27, 1939. His "Sertum Laetitiae," treating of American problems, was directed to the hierarchy of the United States on Nov. 11, 1939. True to the style of the late eighteenth century, William and Mary Sterling Silver Tableware is one of America's finest -examples of silversmithing. The graceful, delicate beauty of William and Mary makes it an ideal pattern for homes decorated in the Early English or Colonial style. Each piece is of excellent weight, unsurpassed in workmanship. Matching hollow-ware, like the lovely tea set illustrated, is also available. Let us explain to you how easily a complete service of William and Mary Sterling may be obtained. F. J. PRESTON & SON Incorporated Jewelers and Silversmiths 17 Upper Church St. . Va A A .r sturiist' .V ulLJuLliJ ! . DIALSn ADVIMTItlMINT ---1- -f- J Special to the Free Press MONTPELIER, July 28. The resignations of two first lieutenants in the state guard were' announced at the adjutant general's office yesterday, both for reason of interference with their business duties. The two men are Merton M. Ogden of Rutland, adjutant of the first battalion, and Willard A. Bugbee of Bellows Falls, first lieutenant or company D. Second Lieut. Charles J. Golec of Co. D has been promoted to first lieutenant to fill the vacancy caused by Bugbee's resignation. ty-two questionnaires were mailed fby a majority of the trustees of to selective service registrants by,the university is the outcome of the Washington 'county district !.weeks of effort on the part of the trustees to come to an under Eugene Dickenson, Rox- 1 draft board today 1501- Leonard Nooh Eurbin, Northfield. Joseph Francis Chenette, Montpelier. Clifford bury. Donald Richard Cota, Warren. Maurice Elmer Lake, Montpelier. Dean Arnold 'Day, Worcester. 1506A Walt" Orlo Peatman, Waitsfield. 1507 Roger John Sheridan, Montpelier. Herman Collin, Montpelier. Kenneth Harold Austin, Moretown. Harry Franklin Davis, Northfield. Harold Willmington Chesley, Montpelier. Roy Hapgood Goodwin,' Warren. Rouvill Marcelle Sencal, Montpelier. Charles James Hogaboom, Berlin. 1S14A Guy Edgerly Thayer, , Waterbury. 1515 Harold Arthur Reed, Northfleld. Gerald Richard Allen, Montpelier. Charles Colombo, Montpelier. Richard Joseph Bisson, Montpelier. Theron Aubrey Heath, Moretown 1502 1503 1504 1505 1506 1508 1509 1510 1511 1512 1513 1514 Q. What is a rolling" road? F. T. E. A. In Maryland and Virginia in early days, narrow roads were cut through the forests down which hogsheads of tobacco, fitted with axles could be drawn or rolled from inland plantations to tne river, in some cases the hoes- heads were simply rolled by man power. 1516 1517 1518 1519 1520 1521 lier. now of Albany, N: Y. 1522 Hugh Edson Stannard, Montpelier 1523 William Sanders Shatney, Montpelier. 1524 Stanley Peter Ricciarelli, North-field, now of Windsor," Vt. 1525 Adrian Kaye Ferris, Moretown, now of Fair Haven, Vt. 1526 William Johnson Brock, Montpelier. 1527 Harlow Donald Pickett, Moretown. 1528 Clifton Frank Day, Worcester. 1529 Angel Jose Lavin, Montpelier, 153J John Edward McCarthy, Montpelier. . standing with a self-appointed, committee of advisers, who wished, for reasons best known to; themselves to dominate rather; than jcooperate. " . j "Three times plans were for-' mulated for cooperation, only to be rejected by the group. The terms were unconditional surren-i der. ' A majority of the. trustees; have concurred. I believe this was brought .about more- by newspa- Wills as follows: July 23, 1941 Gov. William H. Wills, Montpelier, Vermont. Dear Gov. Wills: A majority of my fellow trustees of the university have signed a communication to you. This document' is an unofficial adoption of a plan out of harmony with votes taken. I therefore feel at liberty to state my individual dissent. Of course this dissent does not extend to the paragraph dealing with resignation. Last winter I suggested to) you that I resign so that you ould appoint to -my place your unofficial adviser. This was an effort at cooperation made the more willingly because for some years my service to the university has been at personal sacrifice. Later I renewed the suggestion. In 'May I gave a resignation to the acting president to be filed with yu whenever you desired to appoint a new group of trustees. He still has it awaiting the occasion for its use. In the meantime I have endeavored to perform my duty as a trustee. Thus my conduct for some time past harmonizes with the offer to serve or resign which a majority of my associates have expressed to you. But the remainder of the communication of many of 'my associates represents their final acquiescence in a plan to which, with all it carries in train, I cannot in good conscience assent. This is not a proper occasion for an expression of my reasons. Respectfully, GUY M. PAGE. Now that the plan adopted by per build-up and abuse than by ? Jor my "ow trustce willingness and cool judgment. "J." Xt R' lffZrences ot T jopmion as to its adoption are no Blames newspapers . ; longer of importance. It is im- "Concerning this I have at this;Portant that all of us who are time nothing to say except that friends of the university shape all knowledge of university affairs our conduct to make the execu-t.hat. was avaiinhie to trie trus- tion of the plan eive the univer- Everett Howard smith, Montpelier. tees over the last few years was s5y the maximum of benefit with George Eugene Ranslow, Montpe-i - available to vou and VOUr tne minimum Of injury. newspaper. If we are at fault, so also are vou and your newspaper. "My letter to the governor is as follows: To tinly one Latin American country, Haiti, was there an increase in exports from the United States last year as compared with 1939. Efi'S SAILOR STRAW HATS $1.00 YOUR CHOICE OF THE STORE ON MEN'S SAILOR STRAW HATS. Some are famous makes. Values to $4.00-- Closing out at All Felt Hats at Mark-Down Prices. HUMPHREY'S The Blue Store Cabot, Vt. Hon. William H. Wills . Governor of the State of Vermont Dear Sir: For some days I -have had before me a letter which a majority of the trustees of the university have signed. I have studied this letter from many angles and have tried to consider its meanihgs and implications, and my conclusions are that I cannot subscribe to it in whole as being for the best interests of the university. I will not burden you with many 'reasons, but will briefly take up with you the four sections of that letter. 1. Although act number 45 will not wholly rehabilitate the. ; university, I do believe that it could become the basis for a ; program that through rigid j economy and careful planning and true cooperation could tide I the university over until a new 1 legislature could tackle the i problem ffcom the practical i MAKE SUMMER SOMETHING SPECIAL THIS YEAR tRent or buy a Summer Place and have a whole season of relaxation and fun. Burlington is surrounded with delightful spots to get away from the hot weather. . Mountain cabins and Lake-Side cottages are waiting for you. The cost is but little if you consult the many offerings in the "Summer Properties" Ads. Classification 36 FREE PRESS CLASSIFIED ADS

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