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Barton Orleans County Monitor (Newspaper) - February 11, 1920, Barton, VermontOrleans county Monitor vol. 49�?no. 6barton, Vermont wednesday february 11, 1920 Sinai be copies 5 cents. Advertising it it will he insert d under this a per word for Pel word ther after to it so i the order. To advert be for than Trenty Jive for Sale foe Sale dry Wood. Orleans. Teri5. For a pa-5-6 Sale upholstered Sleigh . C. E. Gay or 5-7p Sale set of two horse leis. C. A. Norris Barton. 6-7p for Sale one five horse Power cheap. Chris Bell Irasburg. 6tf ladies fur lined coat size 38. Extra Tine coat and sold Low. Mrs. A. Is. Robinson Barton it. Oof for Sale two sleighs three Rons. Three harnesses one double Wolf Buffalo Robes. A the Apollo concert company few concert companies coming to Barton have found greater favor with our people than the Apollo concert company which appeared at beavers Hall Friday evening As one of the numbers in the improvement club lyceum course. The variety of the music ranged from the Apoll phone on which the five members of the company produced splendid Harmony to sopranos. One of the Best parts of the program was the saxophone quartet work which was roundly applauded. The program also included Banjo solos readings slide trombone solos Soprano and contralto duets and piano rogues. The company was very generous with encores and left the audience with a taste for another Apollo program. Or. Wells manager of the Apollo company spoke very highly of the next and last number in the course a lecture by Glenn Frank associate editor of Century Magazine. The Date of this lecture is february 26. R Drew. Barton. 2tf for Ford three Quarter n track in Pood condition. App i the of h. P. Hood amp son. 38tf for Ford 1 a Chevrolet 1 motorcycle for cows. Charles 7, Orleans. 38tf fre in Early Spring and. Liers All holsteins and a tuberculin tested. P. Barton. 41tf my new and second i a 1 h. P. To 5 h. new Eden Barton local notes mrs. John Campbell is sick with tonsillitis. Mrs. Will Hawkins is very ill at this writing. The Peerless Sale opened wednesday morning with a Rush. Mrs. Laura Mcfarlane and Mildred Are sick with the mumps. Mrs. L. B. Going is visiting in Brownington for a few Days. Or. And mrs. Earle Metcalf visited relatives in Coventry last week. Miss Evaline Mcdonald was ill the first of the week but is improving. Sex service men. Attend ii free Home correspondence courses Are offered to Allex service men rated below 20% disability. The courses offered cover almost the entire Field of vocational and technical study. For further information get in tour with your local legion commander or with any member of the following county committee w. W. Blodgett Newport chairman c. L. Erwin Barton Secretary Harry Dickens Orleans Rev. C. E. Haywood North Troy. All applications Mut be in the hands of the county it committee on or before saturday March 6th. C. L. Erwin Secretary. Barton it. Horse notes perhaps few people realize the Breeding of some of the Amidon horses now in charge of h. A. Harding at roaring Brook stables. Barton for training. One of these animals Peter the Hermit is a grandsire of the great Arion 2.07%, a horse which sold for $125,000 in 1892, and commanded the highest stud fee of any horse in the country namely $2500. Lester Witherspoon breeder of Peter the Hermit writes or. Harding under Date of january 19, a Jung a when i sold him As a weanling i thought he would make a High class Trotter some Day. Aurora 2.28%, his full sister was a very fast Mare but was scarcely trained at All. As you know the Arion mares stand very High As Brood mares and As your Colt is an inbred Arion he should prove a producer of mares equal to the Anions if not mass., paper says that f. A. Amidon a clipping from a Worcester mass., paper says that f. A. Amidon the influenza situation to the Public a As Many inquiries Are coming in daily As to the influenza situation in his District i wish to say that thiere is no wide spread epidemic As yet and such cases As we have Are much Milder As a Rule than those of a year ago. During the prevalence of this disease one of the greatest mistakes that can be made is to try to discriminate Between cases of so called a Ippen and influenza. All authorities Are agreed that they Are one and the same disease except that the a gripped so called is of a Milder Tye and not so contagious. Therefore All cases of so called a a gripped should be considered As influenza. The instructions that have gone out to physicians Call for quarantine of the entire family where cases occur except that the wage earner is allowed to go to his work provided that he can do so without endangering others and will remain at Home or go Home on the appearance of the first symptoms. Teachers Are hereby notified that they must not allow children to attend school if they come from families where there Are cases of a a gripped or influenza. If a child appears in school that can be plainly seen to be coming Down with an acute cold a ale should be sent Home both on Hii own account and danger of infecting the Well children of the school. It is thou Ruht Best not to close schools except in exceptional cases As an attempt will be made through instructions to the teachers to keep he disease out of schools whereas if the schools Are closed a Large proportion of the pupils run about the streets and into houses More or less where there is danger of infection. During the prevalence of influenza crowds should be avoided As much As possible and no unnecessary gather Newport chamber of co farm Bureau notes a big boost to club work give miss Reba Porter spent the week of that City one of the City a wealthy end with friends in St. Johnsbury. Men is soon to make a trip to bar via wok i. A c or. And mrs. Charles Spoor of new i i necessarily travel about. Care should pm it ple who Are the men and women York recently visited friends Here. I Cwi be taken not to cough or sneeze with of tomorrow. By appropriating $100 toward the employment of a boys and girls club Leader the chamber of Commerce at Newport has a in taken the initiative in stimulating farm Bureau work this time in behalf of the boys and girls. No definite plans Are available yet As to How this work will be carried out till july 1st. A possible candidate for the position of club Leffier is in View and if he decides to consider the proposition he will not be available until the 1st of july. In the meantime the farm Bureau will make an Effort to locate a temporary Leader who will take Over this work until july 1st. This prospective candidate is a Man of unusual ability and will be sure to prove of tremendous value to this county if he considers this position. To support club work As a regular it of the farm Bureau work it will a necessary to raise considerably increased funds during the membership drive in june the Extension service will pay into the county regularly $1500 a year but this amount will not pay All the salary of such a Leader to say nothing of travelling expenses and extra office help that will be necessary. A club Leader to do effective work will also need an automobile in which to travel. All this will mean a much added expense to the farm Bureau a budget of probable expenses shows that around $4030 will be needed in the june Campaign. Business interests farming interests and All local people in the county will be asked to strongly support this move which is bound to mean so much for the boys and girls of this county. It Means a training for big a and bet Ings held. Do not go visiting or in Ter citizenship among these Young Bolo with no. Clarence Lang is spend ? some a nut Mare Kohara which he keeps in to a Dokei Whiet res Ajit. Cash Price al tric time with relatives at East Charles his Home stable. He a going up there 1s to keen from Tekila coif in r \ ton. I to see them and to take a spin be keep from taking cold in Ever Ite. Echols Barton it. I Hind some of sister mrs. Doncho Atanasoff this a a was ten a week. J h. E. Lee who went to Boston As the guest of h. P. Hood amp sons the local Are present. B. Mor wide spread epidemic organizer from poultry. A Lanor Quot Walter Buckley has closed his la Elrick hours in the grocery store for a. R. 18tf Robinson. delivered at f Barton. 6-7p a St of january Lias handed this a let a done by county n. E. P. A. Meeting not get panic stricken or unduly Wor i f if everyone will de As they would per a report of that visit. It is too Long to be printed but tells of his Complete inspection of the great Hood an abscess on his face and has gone milk receiving and distributing state his Home in East Albany. Ution and is very . He was the afternoon study club will can be avoided. W. T. Slayton m. D. District health officer. Morrisville feb. 9, 1920. Improvement club notes Irving Cobb says a a dash of a Pep i Rich Rock Maple Quot ? a dried. Apply Chaster la _15p a a Verai housework. Small or it. A. R. Robinson bar-__6tf i and softwood t we the Lawrence Mill at Glover. Barton. 3tf he a san on to Quot know the Worth to a of end a male would make a Man Quot a a to a in a Quot a Greer Sirex Adf Abru a this Treit milk concern. Represent-1 out of any poor a which when Uncer tam weather Gondi girls for fac the afternoon study a a \ s Bobbin amp shuttle meet with mrs. W. E. Hans 6tf thursday feb. 12. Subject a a. Ham a a a a a a Ramy Webor How Quot into Plain English just Elmer Labounty and family have has creameries were present. J Means keep plugging and you 11 win moved from the tenement owned by rpm ii a a a l Quot two More new boosters this week on High Street. Feb 4th, with 15 Mem is and a Arthur Hitchcock and Earl Fisk. I Boston and Fortis Abbott District a sales manager of the Eastern states 1 Exchange will be the principal a speakers. Every member in the coun Ity is invited but Only delegates Are. Allowed to vote. The banquet which had been talked of will not be Given Clarence h. Hanson Clarence h. Hanson whose illness has been mentioned several times in these columns died at his Home on Elm Street on wednesday afternoon february 4th from valvular heart trouble. He had been in poor health for nearly a year but was Able to be about and attend to his business during the late summer and fall. Clarence Henry Hanson was bom in South Albany june 10, 1859, the son of Erastus and Amanda Jane Hanson. His parents later moved to Greensboro where he attended school and spent his boyhood. On november 8 1878, he was married to miss Jennie s. Babcock and they lived for a time on a farm in Greensboro near his Home but later went to Craftsbury. Here he lived until 1912, and conducted an extensive business in horses cattle real estate Etc. In May 1912, or. Hanson purchased the Pillsbury property on Elm Street known As the Benton place and built a Beautiful Home. He also enlarged and remodeler the barn to meet the requirements of his business which he brought Here from Craftsbury or. Hanson was a Man of Sterling character generous to a fault with All his family for whom he spent his life. In 1892 he with mrs. Hanson joined the methodist Church at Craftsbury and was a most efficient and Active member. His contributions to Church and Charity were Large and his kindnesses the the poor were done from his heart and not for appearance. He was a very ambitious Man a great Lover of his Home and his work. He leaves to mourn his death besides his wife an Only son Zuar e., four grandchildren one brother w. E All of Barton and one half sister mrs. Ella Young of Rochester n. Y., also Large Circle of friends and business associates. Funeral services were conducted from the Home saturday at 1 of clock by Rev. W. A. Warner of Peacham assisted by Rev. A. Turner who spoke most feelingly of the loss sustained by his family and friends. The bearers were his son Zuar brother w. E. Hanson and a brother in Law John Babcock of Hardwick and two very close friends h. N. Stevens and John Allen both of Craftsbury. Burial was at East Craftsbury. Bancroft promoter with a past Man Well known in Barton last summer As promoter of a scamp Westmore shown up. Winter meeting of Holstein club held in Barton Barton Academy judge fish of Vergennes who is presiding at the Caledonia county court in St. Johnsbury has kindly consented to appear in Barton Friday evening of this week to give his remarkable historical lecture on the subject of Lincoln and Douglas. The Assembly Hall at the Academy has been chosen As the place of the Lect 11. pretty Good advice for club the woman a literary club met Niem Bers. Wednesday eve two More new boosters this week about 25 enthusiastic Holstein Sun chosen As the place of the lec feb. 4th, with 15 Mem is and a Arthur Hitchcock and Earl Fisk. Ported because of its seating capacity Helen Buck returned Home Friday one visitor present. After the Busi Underwood is sponsor for the of i a Gipko pm Gweek prof we warmth and because it is very after spending two weeks at Man a nes meeting mrs. Lang be inter february event. Watch for Ray and Juer of the Holstein friesian Asso i speak in. Chester a. Hand in Boston visit Esting facts Almut Many of the Musi a gave him a Date. A Stan of burst Luxoro eave a a re Edge fish is a capable speaker ing friends and relatives. Loal stars of the Day. The Story of plans Are being made to conduct address the reports to a tart i Henry tinker who was Ipp de one w.11-. 1=a a a a several Mem a members during the remainder of 4x1 i Tel tfx Vlf a amp of ofic cot vah Refl Paft. A there will be farm Bureau Facer. Inquire his Bebe i schoolhouse Fol that 7.30 of clock is. Tel. 28-22. 47tf p. A full attendance is desired. Meeting of the Trola. The hostess served Coffee the May Pond wafers and candies and a social a a a hour was enjoyed. I Youngr Allex service men should take and Emest l. Rand of Burlington gave most interesting and illuminating on Russia at alumni Hall of who Opportunity offered lecture., a an. A in a a for free Home correspondence courses a monday evening before a fair sized k. Robinson Barton. 6tf explained elsewhere in this paper. Audience of school children and Cit i Warrn a . He talked from personal sex salesmen to solicit i an informal reception will be Given lubricating oils greases Rev. And mrs. J. J. Hutchinson in the paints. Salary or commission j vestry of the congregational Church Lincoln Oil co., Cleveland i tuesday evening february 17, to twp i which the people of the Community 1 Are invited the attend. Board underwent an operation at cottage Hospital last week. She is improving. Or. Locke of West Glover who had his thumb amputated at cottage Hospital returned Home last week. Mrs. Ethel Davis has returned from St. Johnsbury where she has been with her son Ronald at St. A Johnsbury Hospital. Ronald who fell and broke one leg above the knee last week underwent an operation at the Hospital and is now improving rapidly. In. Private family Cen Barton. Answer by muffin of. Wanted in the mar a quarries by Vermont id a Pany Procter Vermont a Lyro Ood wages. 5-17 a a a i 1,-t carcass orse hides also All kinds of to i 0��?o��?o�?T water St., bar Tel. 56-3. �?T43tf softwood Ali. Ai fit Pillsbury Baldwin Fow 500,000 feet of Mach Nickel amp Gross for t can now v a rtt a it a. Barton. 3tf miscellaneous Lio oils a a Walton a Vermont now on Sale at this office. By Mau 45c. It Fatsi a and real is Sarov. Mutual com real 11 kinds of Vil be real a no having Vil w Rufil 8�h Cal Barton. 39tf notice will take have a car Dak the weather for the past week has been mostly storm and Bliz re tying up the railroads and isolating some of the Rural towns. However the storm in Northern Vermont is not been As bad As it was m Muth pm new England and in new York my it is anticipated that the worst is Over. C. P. Ford of the j. W. Murk land co., returned last week from Indianapolis where he went with a Model machine built from patents owned by capitalists of Tot Cit the machine proved very Metis factory in actual operation but 11 be sight by changed at or. Fords suggestion when these changes Are made the machine tooled up it is exp pm the Murkland company will pm the manufacture of these Macnees in quantities. George Koenig treasurer of the firm of Wessell Whikel amp Gross of new York who have acquired pro Prience gained from his visits to More than 50 villages in Russia. Or. Rand did not depend upon interpreters for his knowledge As he Speaks russian and explained what Bolchi visa is and How it originated. The lecture was Well Worth listening to. And he carried a Large number of implements and Handiwork of the russian peasant. Mclellant on Florida Outing the following account of a Days Outing in Florida written by Jeannette b. Sherwood of Courtland n. Is sent the Monitor by John Mclellan who with mrs. Mclellan and daughter. Hazel Are in Florida. The three Mclellant Are the three vermonters referred to in second paragraph of the following. Log for january 31, 1920. A one living in Vermont or new York state would hardly choose the last Day of the first month of the year for a Days Outing and sail yet Here in this Sunshine City of the South the move might be made. A so it happened thatt on january 31st of the year 1920, six people three each from the above named states walked Down the very interesting Pelican guarded pier and boarded the Good ship a City of Philadelphia a in the finish. His lecture is most oppor coming the Day following Lin birthday. He recently gave or Secretary showed that the club w a membership of 65 As a re there is Noth no definite yet Campaign with less than a �?z.,ii a a a a results in. A this talk before the commercial club i the matter of a Public Sale was to. Johnsbury and it was through discussed and a motion was made and a a a. Resident of that organization that Barton was Able the get him Here. The improvement club members will meet in the club rooms after the lecture for an informal gathering the meet judge fish. Children Are not invited the the lecture except when accompanied by their parents. No admission will be charged. Card we thank tha relative and that to la Quot a a a a Sidra Quot Duine tees Cess a a id doth to look into the adv Sibili of oui Uttke Aughter do a a Row i. Also Quot Quot a a Quot Quot so Public auction next for Beautiful Flowers and notes of sympathy. Such kindness can never be forgotten. May you All receive future meetings East Albany. Farm Bureau meeting sorr Law. I Friday night february 13th, at or and mrs h r Barron. I the Creek schoolhouse. A ooh what do you think the Angels Barton farm Bureau meeting tues say a Day night february 17th, in the said the children up m heaven May Pond District schoolhouse. A a there a a dear Little girl coming Home today she a almost ready to Fly away from the Earth we used to live in lets go and open the Gates of Pearl. Open them wide for the new Little girl a said the children up in heaven. A god wanted her Here where his Little j ones meet a said the children up in heaven a she shall play with us in the Golden she has grown too fair she has grown at 10.15 a. For a sail across the Bay to Tampa. Credit to whom credit is due in these a after the War Days and and the boat on which the trip was made deserves honorable mention for the Woric done during the War in plying Between Wilming Teri Deleware and hog Island. It. X Ai. A one must make mention that tee. Morning was one Tea poets liking j but Well go and open the Gates of or too Sweet for the Earth we used the live in she needed the Sunshine this dear Little girl. That gilds this Side of the Gates of Pearl a said the children up m heaven. A so the King called Down from the Angels dome a. Said the children up in heaven a a a my Little Darling arise and come to the place prepared in tee fathers Home. The Home tee children live lets go and watch the Gat of Pearl. Ready the Welcome the new Little girl a said the children up in heaven. A far Down on the Earth do you hear them weep a. Said the children up in heaven a for the dear Little girl has gone the the shadows fall and the night Clouds sweep Over the Earth we used to live in and while not a tinted in delicate pinks Pearl Perty in Barton with the expectation artists Brush the portray and the of developing a piano Ater was As smooth As a Well waxed business Here arrived in town wed Landing after about an hour and see a a mesday morning. He will be m bar a a Alf on the boat at Tampa i can do ton several Days directing and the first thing a to satisfy the inner a quickly you get Struc Tine men in tee selection and that quickly done then a Brief a Ork Bak the j guar give before the gloves of a c. A. Kel4-6p la or i amp ten. Away 1 a and calf a a Clover it. 4-6p strutting men in xxx. Aux sawing of logs to be Deli red in the Yard of their Mill. Or. Koenig will also go into particulars As to plans for the erection of a dry Kiln and other developments. _ miscellaneous Farmers notice Ifyu a want More Money for caresses than for your Calfskin sell to Solonon water St., Barton. Tel. 66-3. L-8p and the colors would tease a a Why do they weep for their dear. A xxx said the children up in heaven. A Fly with her quickly o Angels dear a said the children up m heaven a a see she is coming look there look there. At the Jasper Light on her sunny hair. Where the veiling Clouds Are riven a a hush hush hush All the Swift wings furl for the King himself at the Gates of is tic Kigh her hand dear tired Little and a a leading her into heaven. A author unknown. Man. That quickly shopping tour for the women to satisfy themselves that the stores in Tampa Are Good ones in which to spend Money and time. A then a feature of the trip by Way of an Auto ride in a seven passenger a Lilac a car dependable and comfortable with a Driver who lives in Cleveland Ohio but wisely avoids the cold of the North by moving his business continued on Page eight. Methodist episcopal Church notes Rev. A. Turner pastor sunday feb. 15 morning worship 10.30. Sunday school at 11.45 of clock. Epworth league 6.00. Evening service 7 p. The regular mid week prayer meet ing thursday evening at 7.30. Everybody cordially invited. The woman a Alliance will meet at the parsonage Friday afternoon at 3 of clock. A Valentine lunch will be served. The quarters will be collected at this meeting. Congregate Oruil Church Notas. Rev. J. J. Hutchinson. Pastor sunday february 15th. 10.30, morning service. 11.46, sunday school. 6.00 p. M., Christian Endeavor. Evening service at 7 of clock. All seats free. Bible study on thursday evening at 7.30. Subject of morning Sermon a walking with subject of evening Sermon Rev. E. G. French presented the great inter Church world movement to audiences both morning and evening. He spoke of the needs of the Community and the Church outlined the plans of this great inter denominational movement and plead for broader sympathy and better understanding. Difficulties of our r. F. D. Carriers Rural Carrier a. W. Davies of Orleans on route 3, sends the editor of the paper the following taken from the Edinboro a Sun saying that saw a nyx. A a a 043kjf ill Ulli Mitno doubt every statement made in i the article applies to the carriers a of Orleans county. A for some time past up to within few Days the mail carriers especially going South Over the. Hills have had an extremely hard time of it. Some of them on account of the deep Snow and unbroken roads were unable to Complete their routes for some two or three Days and the accumulated mail was so Large that one of the carriers hired a Man with a double team and Bob sled to break through the roads and deliver this mail. He states that the team fell Down something like a dozen times and the horses would lie for a time on the Snow and rest. A in our opinion this is radically wrong. If the people in the Back districts want their mail delivered by carriers they should break the Road for them and where the roads Are not broken the gov emment should not compel the carriers the deliver the mail. A parties who want their mail in times of Deeo Snow should not Only break the roads but shovel a path from the main Road the their boxes and not compel the Carrier to Wade three feet deep to get from the main Road to the boxes. A the slogan should be in our opinion a no roads no it is not Only cruelty to animals but cruelty to men to compel them in Zero weather to deliver the mail when the Faar ers will not break the roads and the teams used by the carriers on account of the extreme deep Snow often fall Down and Are with difficulty placed upon their feet again. A Rural carriers Are human and should be treated in a human manner especially As the wages they receive last weeks Newport news published Friday said the True character of the so called a Russell g. Bancroft a promoter of a scamp Westmore for girls a at Willoughby Lake will be disclosed today at a hearing to be held in Burlington. It reads like a veritable sensational drama. A petition has been filed with tee United states District court for the District of Vermont by Chas. Dudley amp co., inc., of Hanover n. H., asking that a scamp West More company be adjudicated a bankrupt. Or. Dudley is one of the largest creditors of the company. The petitioners claim that the company owes debts amounting to Over $80,000, while the assets in its Possession Are probably less than $3,000. They claim that acts legally known As acts of bankruptcy have been committed by the corporation. Furthermore More than 12 creditors desire that this petition and subpoena be served and bankruptcy be declared. The following is a list of the company a creditors who have already brought suit Basing their claims on goods wares and merchandise delivered and York and labor unpaid Carroll Jenkins or leans b. F. And h. L. Jackman Barton c. O. Stone amp son inc., Middletown Conn. Laura Joll Compton que. George c. Lang Barton Chas Pierce West Burke Joseph wills Orleans r. And c. Calkins Barton c. A nut Barton mrs. A. L. Peene who holds a mortgage on the real estate has brought foreclosure proceedings and secured a decree. Besides these there Are a Large number of creditors Many of whom Are the leading Newport business men and firms. President of the Camp corporation is mrs Anna d. Justis of Newport Delaware on whose credit and Thal of her friends the Camp Wesl note Enterprise was largely financed. The clerk is Joseph f. Freston of Fitchburg mass. Both of these desire that the company be adjudicated a bankrupt. The treasurer of the company was Russell g. Bancroft who is undoubtedly the cause of the financial failure of Camp Wert More. The following is a sketch of or. Bancroft a former career reported from a reliable source which cannot fail to be of interest to tee stockholders and creditors of the Camp West More company. It is alleged that or. Bancroft has been crookedly affiliated with Many different corporations several of which have been financially utterly ruined through the same methods he has taken to drive Camp Westmore to failure. In his Home town Worcester mass., or. Bancroft there Knovs As Wilfred a. Bailey is first reported to have been connected with tee a shredded wheat co.,�?� As stockholder and close Friend of shredded wheat a inventor and president of the company Henry d. Perkey. After the shredded wheat co., had moved to Niagara Falls or. Bailey remained in Massachusetts buying up the Stock at a very Low Price which he is said to have sold at a High figure to people of new York state thereby doubtless making for himself a Small Fortune. About this time it is said that Bailey had promoted and built the Worcester amp Southbridge Street railway and also a big summer hotel the hotel Outlook just outside of Worcester both of which Are said to have been utter failures. He is reported to have been ousted from the management of the latter because of at a special meeting of the congregational society tuesday evening c. E. Hamblet and George King a a were elected members of the trustees a Are Only sufficient to pay the Ordin to take the Ace off w. Coms Kary wars of common labourers after and r. P. Webster the Board now standing As follows c. E. Hamblet mrs. Batchelder George King mrs. Barrows and f. B. Tower. The question of incorporating the Church was referred to the committee having in charge the revising of the Church by Laws. So called next in line is reported a big farming proposition in Maine called a the Carrabassett c3o.�?� which met with the same financially disastrous results and a paper Mill proposition which went into bankruptcy. The paper Mill Bonds Are said to have been sold by Bailey and doubtless provided him with funds. Soon after this newspapers told of his arrest in his Home town Worcester and report four years served in jail for forgery with 18 months additional sentence for perjury. Working As his clerk was Frank Kemp who is alleged to have served a year in jail for perjury with Bailey. Or. Kemp was introduced last Winter in new York and in Newport and Barton As or. Franklin. He seems to be a very decent fellow but is apparently completely under the spell of Bailey a influence. After this a a Bancroft is recorded to have travelled under the name of a Callison Bailey a instead of Wilfred. He immediately been Selling Stock in an invention for Long distance transmission in of Telephone messages. In this alleged swindle which met failure with the others Many of the very Best Boston people were trapped and named on the Board of directors. Among others were leading Hanover people. It was at this time that Bailey became a Russell g. Bancroft a As he said in an attempt to Bury the past. There followed his interest in Camp Westmore and his meeting with mrs. Justis and her friends and or. Stone the contractor. What happened to All these other enterprises has happened to Camp Westmore. Bancroft is a very Cable and Clever Man in Many ways a most a xxx a xxxix to .x engaging talker and really seems to he expenses of keeping up i a mesmeric Powers in convincing a Veteran mail Carrier ple against their better judgment. He is said to have literally talked millions out of the pockets of investors and put them in he own pocket. He is very likeable and succeeds in making friends with the very persons he continued on Page three paying their 1 who carried mail Over the Southern Hills for some ten or twelve years stated to us that there was nothing in it not hardly a Good living and he was very much pleased to get out of

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