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PAGE TWO THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS AND TIMES: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 1942 ALBURG The primary election voting will take place at the town hall on Tuesday between the hours of 11 a. m. and 7 p. m., eastern war time. War production schedules have been set high but our whole American industrial tradition proves that they are not impossibly high, says the department of commerce. 39 PLATE BATTERIES $4.95 Exch. Victory Auto Stores OF VERMONT. 143 Cherry St. Phone 3683-M. POLITICAL. ADVERTISEMENT The Primary Election will be held Tuesday, Sept. 8th Go to the polls and vote for the candidates of your choice, exercise your voting rights under the Constitution, and give thanks for the liberties you are privileged to enjoy! Ralph W. Putnam, candidate for re-election for Washington County Senator, will appreciate your support. TO GRACE YOUR TABLE Begin Now and QmM uoua Act- When you choose Sterling at Preston's J you 11 always be proud of the extra quality and lasting beauty of your pattern. GIFTS OF STERLING Additional silver is always appreciated and our displays include many beautiful yet Inexpensive pieces. Budget and Charge Accounts. F. J. PRESTON & SON Inc 17 UPPER CHURCH STREET BarllngtOB, Vermont y - - :- WW 1 X I for f.':3 Z?;rz7fc.7 TV s ' ' ... L . " ' v It I DKIVIH. ClUS I ! ST TtAM.N. V. noru a hww IR with ihi othem I 1 Wtu-"J' wn - IU MTMISIUWC BMtOHWWnm r . . Jl IY7S MMOM Bill Brown is adding W JlTTV IfT ihoutands of miles L-K , y to his ear life! ' D'fMil (HO MOM HWH-WIEO WUVtMolf TEAMIMO-UF ) WOOiO TO TKM-W WITH TOU TOwra YCA RUHHmA Kft MI. MV POKTIAC MAU WJTH TMI U T MOM AHO MOM MOtOfUJIJ AM ZJJl showto e how carema. savumomyo J coins just that, mk. brown. l"CI?CTY.0?m MIVIM COUIO eiVl M aOOO CASOUNf.OH.ANO U AMO THEVRI F1NCMM6 THAT AWMCNIOM j I MOfS OR MOM ON MY TIMSj ( MAM UHTOO j I REGULAR CHECK-UPS CUT RCfAIR Tj J ' ! . .- . : " i. , TmLmmmt I BILLS AMO Kttf TM1R CARS Qf- 1 rpS I 3 RUNNING TTO ffflOENCV j"? COST BETTER IN 6 IMPORTANT WAYS: Savca money 0 0 Aiaurai prompt, co-opera tir at-tcntioa Include special free CTaminatiaaj by a trained motor doctor He preeoribee only i Uooa You pay only for what yMa need rhen you need it o Leiwrtbeoing coat Ufa at Yandow Tire and Battery Co. 11-15 So. Winooski Ave. Tel. 2315 J. E. WAGNER, MILTON WALTER D. LEONARD, VERGENNES Forest Fire Prevention War Measure Special to the Free Press RUTLAND, Sept. 6 Last spring will long be remembered in the northeast for its devasting forest fires. There were 14,130 of them in the 14 northeastern states and they burned over 749,295 acres. The annual forest fire toll over the nation is approximately $35, 000,000 in property loss alone. About 170,000 fires occur and they sweep over about thirty million acres of woodland. Sometimes lives are lost. The forests are needed this year as they were never needed before. iWood is going into airplanes, cantonments, shipping cases, gun-' stocks, piling for bridgeheads iwhen the marines make a beach-Ihead and a thousand war uses. Wood cellulose is going into gun-cotton. Fuel wood is replacing coal and oil. Oak is going into ships. Turpentine and rosin from southern trees help keep the navy going. Wood poles are holding communication lines and wood ties support extra loads on our railroads. New wood synthetics are coming rapidly into the war picture. Wood waste in war is tantamount to sabotage. To Combat Loss To combat this loss. Secretary of Agriculture Claude R. Wickard has announced a nation-wide forest fire prevention campaign to be conducted by the U. S. Forest Serv ice in conjunction with state forest services, patriotic groups and other public and private coopera-!tors. "In war time," said Secretary Wickard, "the control and preven tion of forest fires is a first line defense job on the home front, In the 14 northeastern states this campaign gets under way on La bor day, Sept. 7. This announce ment was made here by Forest Supervisor Otto G. Koenig of Green Mountain National forest. Theme of Campaign The theme of the national wartime forest fire prevention cam paign is "Careless Matches Aid the Axis Prevent Forest Fires." The symbol of the campaign de vised by the advertising council incorporated, as a patriotic con tribution, is the leering head of a Japanese soldier, holding a Regulation U. S. Army and Navy OFFICERS' UNIFORMS IN STOCK And Made to Measure All Regulation Haberdashery In Our Stock Hayes & Carney INC. 127 Church St. HERE ARE easy rule, to follow to assure keeping your car running much longer: First, reduce mileage. Second, reduce driving speed. Third, take your car to an authorized Pootiac dealer for a FREE check-up at least once a month. We are rcaintaining comrjjete service facilities, factory-trained mechanics and a stock of high-quality replacement parts to help you keep your car running for the duration. More important, we will examine your car FREE at regular intervals so that minor misadjust-ments can be found and corrected before they cause serious damage and costly repairs. GET ACCESSORIES NOW Poatiac-approwed accessories ar still available wifboat restrictions. If yon waat the added comfort, coaveateaca and safety of sucb accessories as slip covers, radio, tire locks, clock and many others, set ms NOfT. Easy Payaaenta oax Bin of $25.00 or Mors Dr. Mellen Weds Mrs. Janet Kingsley Special to the Free Pres MIDDLEBURY, Sept. 6. Mrs. Janet Kingsley and Dr. Philip E. Mellen were married. Saturday afternoon at 5:15 by Rev. William Hastings, at the home of Prof, and Mrs. Allen Cline on Weybridge st. The guests included Mrs. Mellen' s daughter and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. Wyman Parker, Allen Nelson, and Mrs. Hastings. They left for a brief trip, and will be at home at 15 South st. match with which he has just set fire to a forest burning behind him. Many merchants throughout the east are participating in this campaign. They are including envelope "stuffers" carrying the campaign symbol and the forest fire preven tion message m their monthly statements to customers. Public utility companies are describing the campaign and its purposes in 'house organ literature that goes to their customers and patrons. In some communities merchants and patriotic groups are sponsoring full-page advertisements in local newspapers carrying the fire pre vention message. The Danger Period The forest fire prevention cam paign gets under way just ahead of the fall fire season in the north east that period between the fall ing of the leaves and the coming of snow, when the forests are very dry. It will be continued through the next fire season which begins in the late winter after the snow rnelts and lasts until the forests are green again. Pierre de Lanux To Join Middlebury Special to the Free Press MIDDLEBURY, Sept. 6 Pierre de Lanux, one of the foremost French journalists and news commentators now in the United States, will join the faculty of Middlebury college next week at the opening of the 143rd academic year. His classes are to be scheduled between Monday and Thurs day so that he may keep other lecture commitments in New York city over the week ends. M. de Lanux, who has been con nected during the past year with the office of war information in. New York, will teach an advanced course in international politics under the department of political science and the course in contemporary civilization. The latter course, required of all freshmen, aims to acquaint the student with the major features and trends of world civilization, social, economic, scientific, political, and cultural. Text sources include th daily newspapers. M. de Lanux was one of the heads of the North American division of the French office of information until the fall of France. For several years before the outbreak of the present war he was commenting on the news from France over the Columbia broadcasting system and traveled widely in the United States lecturing and teaching in American universities. He was visiting professor in the Middlebury French summer school in 1936, 1939, and 1940, and received the honorary degree of L. H. D. from Middlebury college last month. War Work War correspondent in the Bal kan war, leader of an ambulance group in Nieuport and Salonika during world war I, a member of the high French commission to the U. S. in 1918, attache to the French delegation to the peace conference, M. de Lanux was director of the Paris office of the League of Nations from 1924 to 1934. Lose Auto License Special to the Free Press MONTPELIER, Sept. 6 The fol lowing operator's license suspen sions have been announced by the motor vehicle departments Riverton (Berlin), Wallace J. Pe-cor, 30 days, careless and negligent driving. Waterbury Center (present: Un-4 derhill), Gerald D. Russin, 30 days, operating unregistered car and operating without license. The flag should not be flown at might because the theory is that it cannot be protected then. QSESII G31335BB tX& '221 C 12311! rfffggr t E Students' Long Trousers $3 to $7.50 COVERTS, TWEEDS, CHEVIOTS, SHETLANDS, WORSTEDS. - HUMPHREY'S One Doy Nearer Victory! " v Without any obligation, a representative will gladiy check and analyze your insurance policies to make sure that you are well, properly, and economically protected. Authorized Agents for U. S. Bomb Insurance Hickok & Boardman, Inc. The Office With the Strong Companies 139 St. Paul St. Tel. 638 Taxicab Industry Placed Under Strict Regulations No New Operators or More Vehicles Allowed; Length of Ride Is Limited And Speed Is Kept. Down to 40 Per Special to the Free Press MONTPELIER, Sept. 6 A general order placing the entire taxi-cab industry in the United States under strict regulation in order to save tires, gasoline and vehicles has been issued by Joseph B. Eastman, director of the office of defense transportation, the pffice of war information was informed today. A taxicab is defined by the or der (general order ODT No. 20) as "any rubber tired vehicle (1) propelled or drawn by mechanical power; (2) having a seating capacity of less than 10 persons; (3) used in the call and demand transportation of passengers for compensation to or from points chosen or designated by the pas senger, and (4) not operated on a fixed schedule, between fixed termini, or over scheduled routed." Since the effective date of the order, Sept. 1, no person not now having authority to operate a taxi- cab or not now operating a taxi cab in a community where no such authority is required may place such a vehicle in operation, and no person nov operating a taxi-cab service may increase the number of vehicles operated. The order further provides that no person shall drive or operate a taxicab; 1. For any social or recreational purpose of the driver or operator. Speed Limit 2. More than 40 miles or any speed above that prescribed by "competent public authority." 3. For the purpose of making commercial deliveries of property. 4. More than 10 miles beyond the corporate limits of the muni cipality in which the trip origi nated. Operators of Service Industries Must File Information With Board Special to the Free Press MONTPELIER, Sept. 6 A notice to Vermont operators of service industries and trades that they must file certain information with their local OPA war price and rationing boards by Sept. 10 is contained in a letter mailed to 5,000 such operators by local boards. Since the first of this month every establishment subject to the services regulation (MPR No. 165) must have available for public inspection a statement of ceiling prices and other information, Although such ceiling prices do not have to be posted, C. P. Smith, Jr., OPA state price officer explained. The warning sent out to the boards today is to the effect that a duplicate of this statement must be filed with the local board on or before the 10th of this month. The statement, which is to be filed and which must also be available in the place of business for examination by any person during business hours, must show (1) the highest prices charged for service supplied during March, 1942; (2) the pricing method, if any, regularly used during March, 1942 and (3) all customary allowances, dis counts and price differentials. This list must be kept up to date by adding similar information with respect to services offered for the first time after March, 1942. Federal Controls The state price officer explained service industries and trades were established by MPR No. 165 which was known as the Consumer Services regulation. A revision of this regulation which became effective Aug. 19, dropped the word "consumer" from the title and extend ed coverage to include wholesale services and services to commercial and industrial consumers as well as ultimate consumers. The regulation now applies to 61 major groups of services, embracing most of those important to the cost of living. Common Services Among the more common serv ices covered by the new regulation at all levels retail, indus trial and commercial are the repair and rental of automobiles, trucks, busses, tractors, trailers, small or portable electrical appliances, bicycles, business machine- 5. For the purpose of picking up passengers by cruising. 6. More than 25 miles from the point of origin to the point of des tination. 7. Without distinctly marking the vehicle to indicate that it is a taxicab. The order also provides that no person shall operate a taxicab in any municipality or other governmental subdivision in which a group riding plan for taxicabs is lawfully in effect unless such person participates in the plan wherever practicable. Exceptions The order does not apply to: 1. Persons carrying passengers to or from burial. 2. The transportation of passengers to and from work "by a person driving an automobile between his or her home and place of work." 3. The transportation of passengers in connection with "emer gencies arising from an accident, sickness, death, public calamity, or military necessity." provided an explanation in writing is submitted to the ODT within 48 hours. Dailiy Record 1 All taxicab operators shall keep a daily record of the number of miles and hours each taxicab used in such service is operated, the number of passengers carried, and the gallons of fuel transferred to its fuel tank, and shall keep such other records and make such reports as may be required by the ODT. Such records shall be available for inspection by authorized representatives of the office of defense transportation at all times. The ODT field representative for Vermont, as well as for Connecticut and Western Massachusetts is John F. Maerz of Hartford, Conn. ry, store and kitchen equipment, developing and printing of photo graphs, etc. Consumer services covered in clude shoe repairing, dry cleaning, hat blocking and cleaning, repairs to hosiery, mothproofing, rental of food lockers, fur storage, picture framing, repairs to sewing ma chines, washing machines and ra dios, sharpening of tools, knives and lawnmowers, etc. Services covered by the regula tion and of particular interest to farmers are the repair of farm machinery, commission selling, grinding, mixing, bagging, fumi gating and sampling of grain done on a custom basis, baling ef hops, processing of vegetable or fruit nuts, cleaning, mixing and bag ging of seed, etc. Industrial Services Industrial services covered in clude stevedoring, customhouse brokers services, freight consoli dating, car loading and unloading, rental of transportation equipment, and servicing of merchandise for shipment, except when performed by common carriers, milling or drying of lumber by custom mills or dryers, steam cleaning and sand-blasting of buildings, lubrica tion, maintenance and rental of aircraft, etc. Although the regulation applies to only 61 groups of services (listed in 1499.101 (C) of the Regulation) some of the groups embrace hundreds and even thousands of individual services. Thus, the broad heading of cleaning, maintenance, painting, reconditioning, redecorating, refimshing, remodeling, " rental, repair, reuphostering or sterilizing 01 furniture ana household equipment takes in services for all types of such equipment, whether in homes, hospitals, hotels, offices, stores, schools or institutions. It covers such diverse operations as installation or maintenance of burglar alarms, mending of broken china, repair of ironing machines, sterilizing of mattresses and quilts, and resilvering of mirrors. MONKTON Schools will open Tuesday with the following teachers: Boro, Ethel Shadrick of Bristol; Barnumtown, Marie Little of Vergennes; Dartt, Mrs. Doris Agan; Kaolin, Marjorie Jewell; Morgan, Marilda Gingras of Weybridge; Ridge, Mrs. Mary Lafley of Bristol; Shattuck, Mrs. Ruth French. Miss Norma Shepard has a teaching position in Reading. Misses June Douglas and Phyllis Yaungk of Hartford, Conn., have been visiting at S. B. Rivers'. Miss Theda Bushey has returned from Boston, Mass. John Rivers of Hartford, Conn., is visiting at the home of his parents. The Loyal Workers will meet Thursday with Mrs. Marjorie Cox for supper. Scott Whalley left Saturday for Fort George Meade, Md. The Home Demonstration club met Wednesday with Mrs. Virginia La Rose. There were 10 ladies present. Mrs. Rachel Hurlburt, had charge of the meeting. Refreshments were served by the hostess. Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Hanson and Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Hurlburt mo-H tored through Massachusetts and New York, the past week. Many specifications which for years have been a part of the government's purchasing media are being revised in keeping with scar city of certain critical materials, the department of commerce reports. Fill Your Coal or Coke Bin Now For Winter. CITIZENS COAL COMPANY E. A. BRODIE, Mgr. Martin F. Keating Pavilion Clerk 52 Years, Dies Special to the Fret Pres MONTPELIER, Sept. 6. Martin F. Keating, 78, who for 52 years had been clerk at the Pavilion hotel died this morning at 3:25 at Heaton hospital where he had been a patient for two weeks. Mr. Keating had been in failing health for about two months, although he had been at his work until a few weeks ago. As clerk at the Pavilion for over half a century, Mr. Keating through his kindly characteristics had made friends with people from all parts of the state. His efficiency in the position he held had earn ed him the respect and admiration of many. Martin Francis Keating was born in Malone, N. Y., May 6, 1864 a son of Charles and Margaret (Carlinl Keating. He spent his early life there where he attended school. Following his graduation from the Malone academy, he was instructor in the Malone schools for several years. He came to Montpelier 52 years ago when he was engaged as clerk at the Pavilion hotel and had resided here since. In 1900 he was united in marriage to Miss Mary Stack of this city in St. Augustine's church by the Rev. William J. lO'Sullivan. The couple had resided at 9 1-2 Jay st. for many years. Besides his wife he leaves one brother, James Keating of Malone, N. Y.; two nieces, Mrs. Leroy Brooks of Malone, N. Y., and Mrs. Francis McGowan of Saranac Lake, N. Y.; and three nephews, Edward Keating of Saranac Lake, N. Y., and James and Bernard Keating of Malone, N. Y. A devout member of St. Augus tine's church, Mr. Keating also be longed to the Catholic Order of Foresters. The funeral will be held Tuesday morning at 9 in St. Augustine's church. Burial win De in St. John s cemetery in Northfleld. Friends may call at his late home. 9','a Jay st., where the body will remain until the time of the funeral. Guare and Davidson Funeral Home la in charge of arrangements. N. E. Has Received $6,21U86, War Contracts BOSTON, " Sept. 6 New England has received v $6,211,186,000 worth of war supply and facilities projects contracts, it was announced today by the statistical department of the New England Council, regional development organization. This is 8 per cent of the national total of some $77 billions awarded by the army, navy, maritime commission, treasury department, and the British Empire up to July 1 of this year. New England's part in the war effort is more accurately gauged by its share of war production contracts alone, which are 9.5 per cent by value of the national total. This is slightly more than New England's portion of national manufacturing in the pre-war year of 1939 when it accounted for 8.6 per cent by value of the country's out put. Half of the region's war production activity, according to dollar values, is divided between two major industries. The aircraft indus try, largely in Connecticut, has received 28 per cent of the contracts awarded in New England. The shipbuilding industry accounts for 22 per cent of the total. The balance of New England's share is spread over the hundreds of other items necessary to the war effort and is shared in by the industries of all six states. 223 Launchings And Keel Layings Of Ships Today NEW YORK, Sept. 6 t?V-At least 223 launchings and keel layings of vessels ranging from 10,500 - ton liberty ships to small, speedy tor pedo craft and from last, sieeK destroyers to slow army tugboats will set a world s record for maritime construction in ceremo nies observing Labor day. An Associated Press compilation revealed that 174 announced launchings are scheduled to take place on the national holiday, in addition to keel layings for 4a otn- er ships. As Tabulated The tabulation listed vessels des tined for army, navy, cargo - car rying or British use. included were: New York State: Launchings two subchasers, at Waterford; one subchaser, at Halesite, L. I.; one minesweeoer. at Kingston; two minesweepers, at wmtestone, Oueens: one minesweeper. at Greennort. L. I.: one minesweep er, at City Island, the lironx; iu cargo barges, at Rochester; and 3 tugboats, at Brooklyn. Keels four landing barges, at New York navy yard. New Jersev: Launchings One rescue vessel, at Atlantic City. Keels four landing barges, at Port Newark. Maine: Launchings six ves sels, including a coastal transport and two minesweepers, at liootn bay Harbor. Camden, East Booth bay. Damariscotta: Three Liberty shins, at South Portland; one utili ty boat, at Stonington; 25 mine yawls, at Southeast Harbor. Keels COKE N FUEL OILS 000 COAL A N D 10S Church St. Plumley-Ogden Contest Is Only Issue on State Ticket Tuesday In Republican or Democratic Primaries; GOP Contests for Senator in Six Counties Special to the Free Press MONTPELIER, Sept. 6 The ex tent to which Congressman Charles A. Plumley of Northfield has the confidence of Vermont Republican voters, and the exent to which Samuel R. Ogden of Landgrove has been able to convince voters that he would represent the state m congress better than the incum bent will be the main issues be fore Republicans in Tuesday's primary, which climaxes a campaign of less than five weeks. The polls are open from 11 a. m. Jo 7 p. m., E.W.T. The Ogden-Plumley battle is the only contest on the whole state ticket in either the Republican or Democratic primaries, althoueh there are a number of local contests. Although interest in many cir cles is keen in the Congressional contest, there has not been the fanfare and publicity attendant upon it that many campaigns in re cent years have caused, notably the 'Aiken-Flanders contest two years ago. Plumley has been Congressman since 1934, while Ogden, a member of board of conservation and development, has served in three sessions of the state legislature. He is a blacksmith by trade. John B. Candon of Pittsford is the only candidate for Congressman in the Democratic primaries Candon is a farmer. State GOP Ticket Heading the list of state officers in the Republican primaries is Gov. William H. Wills of Bennington, unopposed for re-nomination to his second term. Wills is Vermont s first war-time governor in nearly a quarter of a century, and he would be a formidable opponent for any candidate who might have chosen to run against him. The rest of the Republican ticket, all unopposed, are: Lieutenant gov ernor, Mortimer R. Proctor of six unidentified vessels, in unnamed sections of the state. Massachusetts: Launchings one patrol vessel, one landing boat, one subchaser, at Boston; three motor launches, at New Bedford: one utility boat, at Dorchester. Keels five for unidentified craft, at Hing-ham; one patrol boat, at Ipswich. Connecticut: Launchings two I patrol craft, at Stamford. Rhode Island: Keels four subchasers, at Wickford; one subchaser, at East Greenwich. Two Canadian Army Men Being Sought Special to the Free Press MONTPELIER, Sept. 6 State and Washington county authorities are co-operating in an internation al manhunt for two alleged desert ers from the Canadian army who are said to have stolen an auto mobile in Newport Ctr. Friday night. One of the men, according to Sheriff Henry C. Lawson. is believed to be wanted in Washington county for the theft of an automobile from J. Leo Johnson in April of 1941. Held on a charge of driv ing without a license, for which he was serving a 20-day sentence in Washington county jail during the investigation of the larceny of the Johnson car, the man became ill and while under a doctor's care was permuted the liberty of the jail veranda from which he ran away. He was traced to Sutton, Que., by Sheriff Lawson and the motor vehicle department and there ap prehended by the Canadian Royal Police. His brother was arrested at the same time. The two men were placed m the Sweetsburg. Que., jail, and they shortly afterwards escaped. They were quickly recaptured and one of them was shot in the arm while being taken into custody. Joined Army After their return to the Sweets- burg jail, they were transferred to the Bordeaux jail at Montreal. They were released from this jail and went to Sherbrooke, Que., to join tne Canadian army According to information reach ing Sheriff Lawson, two men wearing the uniform of the Canadian army stole a boat at Magog. Que.. Friday and were later seen to land near the boundary line between Canada and the United States During the nieht, probably early in the morning cf Saturday, an au tomobile belonging to Wilfred Le- brecque was stolen Ctr. The car is black in color. ..viin, loio m. mta .I..' - The engine number is 72.666 and the registration number Vt. 45,622. '" "7" t.:v:-r Around the place where the automobile was stolen some small nuts and bolts were found, indicat ing that the thieves may have changed the registration plates. ST. GEORGE School commences Wednesday, Sept. 9. School hours are from 9:30 a. m. to 4:30 p. m. war time. Miss Margaret Hamm of Williston Anson Peet, Jr., is visiting Le-land Dartt in North Hero. Frederick Peet, Jr.. a: id Alson Peet returned home Thuriday after spending a few days with their aunt, Mrs. Truman Powell, in Jericho. Q. Do the older blrda guide the younger ones on migration? C. McL. A. Older birds do not guide the younger ones, for, in most cases, the young migrate first. Apparently birds are controlled by an instinct which is very strong, and they possess a peculiar sense of direc tion, as accurate as a compass. iX'J Trrm:ii UUir Proctor; State treasurer, Levi 11. Kelley of Montpelier; Secretary of State, Rawson C. Myrick of Montpelier; Auditor of Accounts, David V. Anderson of Montpelier; Attorney General, Alban J. Parker o Springfield. , All are now serving in tho.se offices, except Kelley, who as deputy state treasurer, is running to sue cted Thomas H. Cave, retiring treasurer after 20 years. Democratic Ticket The Democratic state ticket is headed by a veteran campaigner, Park H. Pollard of Proctorsville, for governor. Pollard resigned recently as chairman of the Demo- . cratic state committee. Pollard has had excellent legislative experience in the state legislature. The remainder of the ticket, in addition to Candon, all unopposed, is as follows: Lieutenant governor. Dr. Ernest II. Bailey of Graniteville. State treasurer, Peter J. Hincks of Middlebury. Secretary of state. John G. Picher of Winooski. Auditor of accounts, W. Howard Sherman of Rutland. Attorney General. Arthur L. Graves of St. Johnsbury. Contests There are Republican contests in six counties. Addison. Caledonia. Chittenden, Orleans, Rutland and Washington. Due to the reapportionment of senators following Hie 1940 census Addison county representation in the senate has increased from two to three, and Franklin county decreased from three to two. In practical effect, this gives the Republicans a senator at the expense of the Democrats. Also to be nominated in each county are sheriffs, state's attorneys, assistant judges, probate judges, and high bailiffs. In addition there are town or city representatives to be nominated in each of the 246 towns or cities of the state. Salvage Meeting In Each County Being Planned Intensive Overall Program Arranged; Dates Announced Special to tha Pre Preis MONTPELIER, Sept. 6 Plans for a widely - attended salvage meeting in each county of the state are now being completed by John O. Baxendale, executive secretary of the Vermont salvage committee. The purpose of the meetings is to intensify the overall salvage program in the state. Accomplishments to date will be reviewed and analyzed and plans made for the immediate future. The meet ings, which are being arranged by county salvage representatives, will be addressed by such prom inent speakers as Governor Wills, A. Vail Allen, chairman of the Vermont salvage committee; Brandon Wright, vice chairman; Mr. Bax endale, executive secretary; Al bert Crec, member of the commit tee and executive secretary of the Vermont council of safety: Dean Joseph Carrigan of the state col lege of agriculture. Brief remarks will also be mado at each meeting by the county chairman of the USDA war board and county agricultural, ck:b and home demonstration agents and representatives of the petroleum, auto and truck, tire and agricultural implement industries and oj the American Legion, all of whom are participating in the salvage program. Invited Invitations to attend the meetings in their own county have been extended to members of Farm Bureaus and Granges, local defense; directors, district chairmen of women's participation of the Vermont council of safety, members cC state and county USDA war boards, junk dealers, agricultural implement dealers, automobile and truck dealers, tire dealers and filling station operators. Schedule The schedule of -meetings in eludes the following. Sept. 8, North Hero, community hail n-tn ;f a s:t Aihnn in Newport hall 7:30; g t 10( Colchester, com-: in color, a' . o . v,... jmunuy cnurcn, oepi. u, uui land, Mendon school. 7:30, audi torium (old high school building. Center st.); Sept. 14, Middlebury, fire station, 7:30; Sept. 25, Hydo Park, L. C. A. high school. 8. Meeting Postponed Because so many members of the Addison county municipal of ficers' association will be busy at the polls Tuesday, Sept. 8. the meeting has been postponed until a later date. CAMBRIDGE Mr. and Mrs. Chester Morey were given a housewarming party last week at the home of his uncle, George Morey, with whom they will make their home, by 3. relatives and firends. The occasloti was also Mrs. Morey's birthday and gifts were brought to her us wel as gifts for the home by guests from Essex, Cambridge, Fairfield and Waterville. Q. How much weight can m pick nvule carry? K. 1. S. A. A fully loaded pack animal carries up to 300 pounds. im I I nil 1.1 il J4:nsi n u 3 4

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