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(Coutlnucd from pago 1.)
iDiit Mr. Babbltt, wlth consummato
gencralshlp allaycd nll feara and
qulctod most of tho opposltlon, bo
that, at'tor tho Ilotisc had apont most
of tho mornlng sesslon on tho mcas
urc tho amendment proposcd by Mr,
uattoll waa lost and tho Mll was
Fnrornblo Actlon Expedcil
It li belloved tho Scnate is lavor
lolyWlwsed toward the mcasure
hat thore will be little troublo
Kn slecurlng its passago thcro.
Tat Commissloner J. E. Cushman
has lilvcn offenso to somo peoplo ln
tho J managemont ot hls off'.co, aud
whJfo tho Houso hlll onlarglng .Uls
dutles and lncrcaslng hls sulary came
up Mr. Tuttlo of Rutland moved an
amohdment reduclng the salary lo
$2,000, tho prcsent flguro. Thls was
brhjfly dobatod and on a roli call the
amendment was lost, 1G to 12.
Mr. Butler of Windham movod 1
rejonslderatlon at tho aftornoon ses
slon, and when that was votcd Mr.
Butler moved tho samo amendment
as jproposed at tho morning sesslon
hy Mr. Tuttle, and thls tlme tho am
endment was carrled.
Tho Senators who votcd for the
rejmction of salary wero Adains, Bar
kdtfn, Butler Duttorfltld, Clark, Cool-
'Iflggf, Cutts, .Danlels, Da.rllug, Gor
Am, Grlswold, Lyford, Pike, Porter,
Tltplln, Tuttle. The negatlve vote
Jns Archlbald, Cushman, Dale, Davls,
lfcdgerton, Fleld, Hltchcocl:, Norton,
Scribner, Seaver, Sheldon, Suepard
Income Tnx Amendment
The proposed income tax nmcud
ment to tho Fcdoral cohstltution was
ordered to Ho ln both houses. Vriends
of the measure seem to thlnk' the
longer a vote on tho proposal ls de
layed tho better wlll bo thelr chances
of favorable actlon, and some of
tboso who askcd that tho bih be or
derod to lle sald many members were
not yet ready to act on the inatter.
Somo grange petltlons wero pree
ented ln favor of It and others are
expected to come ln, as tho Statc
Grange has gone on record aa favor
ing the amendment.
The commlttee on flnal adjourn-
ment reported to the two houso that
the condition of buslness ls such that
they were unable to SHggest a day
for flnal adjournmcnt and asked for
more tlme. They wlll probabiy re-
port further tomorrow. Tho trouble
ls as one mcmber confessed, that the
members have not the couraga of
Welghts and Measures.
When the welghts and measures
blll come back to tho Houso Wed
nesday afternoon there were a nnm
ber of amendments attached, some
of tliom lmportant and somo of
slight consequence. Tho ono debated
by the House restores the origlnal
House provlslon that . the Governor
ahall appolnt the commissloner of
welghts and meaeures. So many
Democrats oppoaed adoption of th
Senate proposals of amen'Jment that
it looked at flret as If there was a
party movement against tho Gover
not, but thls seems not to bo the
There has developed on the part
of some' members, as least, a feel
lng against permlttlng tho Senate to
dlctate to the House, and a further
reason for objecting to the proposed
change was that some members be
lloved a Rutland man was a candl
date fbr the appolntmcnt and would
Ue glven the place lf the Governor
should b glven tho power of ap
polntmont. It Is ln some respecte
unfortunate that thls matter should
havo come up with the trusteo pro
coss matter stlll unsettled. Some
House members show a dlsposltlon
to bo jealous of tho privileges and
rlghts of tho body to whlch they be
long and aro not Incllned to look
wlth favor on any attempt at Inter
ferenco by tho Senate. s
Fccllng of Lnwycrs.
The lawyors havo a feellng that
.Tio terms of judgos should be len
jrthened, that they should aot bo so
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Jast Montpelier Mill
luimedlatoly rcsponslblo to tho poo
plo and should not havo to come up
bo frequcntly for olcctlon. Tho
amendment to tho constltutlon pro
posed ln tho Sonato Tucsday showcd
tho fcollng of tho lcgal fraternlty
and o moasuro proposed yostorday by
Mr. Stono of Wallingford seeks tho
samo ond. Tho constltutlon at pro
eont contaltiB nothlng rdgardlng the
tcrm of Judges or tho method by
whlch they shall bo elocted or ap
polntcd. If tho oroposcd constltu
tlonal amendments should bo adoptel
tho term would ho lncreased to 10
years. If tho Stono blll should be
passed tho term would bo mado slx
years and tho term of tho present
suporlor Judgos would bo oxtendod to
At tho aftornoon eesslon the Houso
passed wlthout questlon half a
dozen bllls from tho commltteo on
clalms carrylnjj ln all a llttlo more
If Houso blll GC3, whlch provldes
for correctlng and lcgallzlng lnvalld
abatracts lf Indlvldual llsts, grand
llsts and quadrennlal appralsals,
should becomo a law It would froe
tho Leglalaturo from tho contlnual
bothor of lcgallzlng grand llsts and
quadrennlal appralsals. Thls ls
usually dono hy tho Leglalaturo aa a
matter of courso, and lt would seem
aa lf tho better way would bo to
provldo somo safo and proper way
by whlch the towns can tako caro of
tho matter and savo tho tlmo of tho
Leglalaturo. Tho Houso has passed
the hlll wlthout troublo and the Sen
ate may look on lt wlth a favorable
Dtvotlonnl excrlclses were
ducted by tho chaplaln.
The followlng bllls wero paased:
H. 287, to exclude automoblles and
motor vehlcles from tho hlchway
leadlng from East Middlebury to tho
Texas road, so called, ln tho town af
H. 535, ainending an aot incorporat-
lng the St. Johnabury Center Ceme
H. 539, relating to tho tlmo wlthln
whlch certain dutles ahall be per-
H. 540, to pay Charles H. Powers
tho sum of $64.80.
H. 541, relating to board8 of em-
jloyment. H. 542, relating to Lake
Dunmoro Power and Tractlon Com
pany. Bllls Introduced.
The followlng blils were introduc
H. 596, from tho Judlclary Commlt
tee, to amend sectlona 2279 and 2305
of the Public Statutes relating to the
recognlzence ln crimlnal cases, and
repeallng sectlona 2303 and 5233 of
the Public Statutes. Ordered to lle
H. 597, by Mr. Miller of Bethel,
t ameni Sectlons 532, 565, 566, 571
and 591 of the Public Statutes and
to repeal Sectlons 525 and 526 there-
of, relating to the form and cottnts
of grand llsts and ahstracts of Indl
vldual llsts. Referred to the commlt
tee on Grand Iilat.
H. 598, by Mr. Stone of Walling
ford, to amend sectlon 1342, of the
Public Statutes, relating to' the elec
tlon of Superior Judges. It provldea
for the electlon of Superior Judgea
for a term of slx years, from 1916;
also extends term of such Judges el
ected ln October 1910 to slx years.
Tho Judge flrst elected to be chief of
sald Superior Judgea. Referred to the
Commlttee on Jndlclary.
These bllls were read a thlrd tlme
H. 543, to legallze the quadrennlal
appraisal of Woodford for 1910
H. 544, to pay Wllliam A. Decker
the sum thereln named.
Good Roads Hlll Passed.
ti. tne good roaus bllls was
taken up at 10.30 o'clock as a speclal
order. Mr. Stafford of Brattleboro,
chairman of the Commltteo on Hlgh
ways and Brldges, snld the Commltteo
at flrst favored a blll carrylng an
approprlatlon of $200,000 but aftor
a conference with the Approprlatlon
Commltteo and tho Governor they
had favored an amendment flxing tho
sum at $150,000. Ho argued ln favor
of the need of contlnulng the good
roads pollcy and advocated tho ln
Mr. Battell of Middlebury believed
tho sum carrled by tho blll was too
great. He thought wo were going too
rapidly and do not yet fully under-
stand tho subject of good roads. He
moved to amend by maklng the ap
Tho Chair announced that tho
amendment was not ln proper form
as tho blll as amcndcd approprlated
certain sums at different dates. Mr.
Plttredge of Leicester, however,
camo to his rescuo wlth an amend
ment whlch met tho requirements and
which Mr. Battell presented. Mr.
Fletcher of Cavendish oppoaed the
amendment. He dld not thlnk wo
could deal with tho subject two
years honco or at somo othor remoto
period than now. Ho sald tho Stato
was not asked to experlment wlth
patent roads or macadam roads but
thls blll was slmply carrving out our
present 1 olicy. Ho said tho automo
bilo was horo'to stay, oithor as a
necessary cvll or a public blesslng.
IIo thought tho blll was right nnd
Had Clmngcd His .Mlm!.
Mr. Burbank of Cabot, chairinan of
tho Commltteo on Education nnld ho
had come horo propared to oppoao
such a blll but ho had r.ttjndj-I ilio
hearlngs held by tho commltft'3 and
had como to hellevo that tho inter
ests of tho schools of Vermont would
not bo cndangered by the passaso of
tho blll ln its presont form.
' Mr. Gllletto of Richmond asked tho
chairman of tho Ways and Mcnns
Commltteo if tho motabors' of that
commltteo could furnlsn tho nioney
necded wlthout a dlrccr Sti'.o tax.
Ma. Fletcher replled that 110 man
could now sny what tln Houso or tho
Senate would yot appropriat9. Ho
could not forecnat tho actlon to bo
takon by tho Ssnato on tho direct
inherltnnco tax and said an luttdll
gent roply could not nnw bn nlvon
tho gontleraan's fiuestlon.
Mr. Plttrodge of Leicester fmored
tho amendment and ipposod tl.o
amendment on tho ground that such
a largo approprlatlon couid not now
ho mado wlthout raialuit a Stato tax
provlded tho Houao passed tho lm
portant approprlatlon bllls bcforo lt.
Mr. Babbltt of Rockingham belloved
thls was tho most lmportant b))l of
tho scsalon. lt was a meanuro fov the
hettorment ot Vermont nnd should bo
consldered ln a broad and llberal
spirlt. Thls blll would cairy out tho
promlsca of both partles. Ho thought
tho Stato could mako no Invostmont
that would pay better or glvo mo;o
lastlng bonoflt. H had reculved e.'ght
weeks of consldcratlon and lt was
well understood by tho House.
Mr. Schofleld of Richford oppcscd
the amendment and ssild many of hls
constltuents wero ln favor of bond
ing for good roads. Mr. Hryunt of
Ludlow sald thls was a blll whlch
makes for tho comfort and pleacurc
of tho peoplo. He ballovr-d the fln
ances of tho. Stato would warrant it.
Tho dcslrc for good ronds ls not con
flncd to automoblh'a lutorosts but he
thought tho nutomoblllRts worc en
titled to somo con'jidoratlon.
Tho automobilo rovr.-nuo for tho
past six months hnd hncn $40,000
compared with $60,000 for tho prcvl
oua ycar. He sald llo Alntiglity had
boen good to Vermont, havlng glven
us sccnlc beautles surpHsscd b' r.o
other State. Ho bollevsd ihe White
hills of New IHmps'.ilre woro no
more attractlvo than t'10 Groon hills
of Vermont. Tho A'.mighty had glven
us tho raw matcriil and wo must de-i
velop it by means of good roads and
good hotels and thon ve shall be on
equal footlng wlth Nev" Hampshire.
He thought the blll tuso meant inucli
to the farmer and tho lumb.jrmui.
Mr. Bates or Derjy referred to tho
altcrnato stretches of good and bavl
ixads itnd sald if wo wero to have
trunk lines the Stale nui3t liolp the
Mr. Peck of Burlington did not iu -
or the increased approprlat'on at flrst
but had learned somethlng since he
came here. He thousht the rommit
tees whlch had reported on thlB mat
ter could be followd wlth Fafety. The
peoplo demand bciter roads and he
cpposed the amtndmcnr.
Mr. Corry of Monoclior, oxpla'no.l
that ho was opriofed to the incrcr.se
at lirst because i: fearou thr. educa
tloual interests of the Stat-; wonll
suffer thereby but he had bocome
convlnced that tlic State could afford
to make thls lncreasi'J api'i'opria-
WHl ilcln Sm.itlfr Tonni.
5 Amey of Hnglu-i.; saul tl.e bill
would help th? 3mallor and poorer
towna aa thia moay comes out 01 the
Statt al large. 1U- thought it would
be of grcat benefit to tho small hlll
towns, partlcularly to the roads along
tho llne of through traffia
Mr. Wllliams of Peacham favored
the amendment as he thought the
State stlll had much to learn on tho
tubject of good roads. Incidentally he
paid a hlgh tribute to the State Hlgh
Mr. McCuon of Vergennes thought
It absolutoly necessary to vote an ln
creased approprlatlon and said if thls
blll wero passed tho Leglslature could
look back upon its work wlth prlde.
Ho cndorsed the ldea that our roads
are tho show wlndowB of tho State.
Mr. Wright of Westminater oppoa
ed the amendment as curtallment
would hurt the small towns. He al
laded to the million dollars spent an
nually by New Hampshire on tho
trunk lines of that State.
Mr. Shaw of Stowe thought good
roads wero the foundation of all our
buslness and opposed tho amend
ment. Mr. Corwln of Chelsea and Mr.
Gatchell of Charleston opposed the
amendment and Mr. Battell agaln
spoke ln favor of It.
Mr. Ives of Mount Holly thought
the State could be advertised ln no
better way thaH by good roads and
opposed the amendment. Mr. Hatch
of Strafford oppoaed tho amendment
and explained that thi8 appropria
tion covered a period of 29 months.
On motionof Mr. Stone of Walling
ford the provious questlon was ord
Mr. Battell called for a rising vote
and tho amendment was overwhelm
ingly defeated. Mr. Boyco of Water
bury then spoke ln favor of tho blll
On motlon of Mr. Shaw of Stowo
the previous questlon was ordered
and the bill was passed wlth a thund
erlng shout, only a few nays belng
On motlon of Mr. Brlggs of Sears
burg the House adjourned at 12
The flrst buslness of tho afternoon
was tho considoration of H. 545, pro-
vlding additional questions in tax
payers' lnventories. On motlon of
Mr. Kennedy of Williston, eection 2
was strlcken out. It was further
amended on motlon of Mr. Rowland
of Poultney, and tho blll was then
Tho followlng bllls wero passed:
H. 548, to pay tho town of Shore
II. 549, to pay Charles A. Plumloy
II. 550, to pay Wllliam Brewln $252.
H. 551, to pay the towns of Reads
boro $51; Woodbury $85.17, and Wor-
II. 552, to pay C. C. Graves $10.
H. 553, to pay tho town of Jny
H. 554, to pay M. II. Hazon $11.94.
H. 560, an nct granting certain
powors to tho villago of Hyde Park.
II. 501, to onablo tho Swanton Falla
unloa school dlstrlct to Isauo honds
for bulldlng a now Bchool houao.
H. 5G3, to provldo for correctlng
nnd legallzlng lnvalld nbstracts of
indlvldual llsta, grand llsts and quad
II. 564, to legalizo tho grand Het
nnd quavlrennlal appraisal of Stam
ford for 1910.
Tho followlng bll was introduced:
H. 600, by Mr. Bailoy of Randolph,
an nct to amend a sectlon of tho
Public Statutes, rolatlng to tho lo-
cation of dopota or statlons by tho
Public Sorvlco Commlsslon. It por-
mlta rallroads to establish and maln-
tnln depote, frelght houses, swltches
SYATB JOtlRNAly. TRITRS?A , DKCEMBKR 15 'Qio.
and sldo tracks at such polnta, aa th
Public Sorvlco Commlsslon ehall all
Judgo necessary; also to chango tlo
locatlon of oxistlng dcpota nnd sldb
tracks. Referred to tho Commlttee
II. 599, by Mr. Rowland of Poult
ney, nn act to ennblo tho villago of
Poultney to rcfund Its indebtedness
Referred to tho Commltteo on Muni-
II. 165, relating to protcctton
against forest flrca and to further
protect tho Stato from such flrca
was passed ns amcndcd.
Sonato amcndmcnta wero concurr
cd in on these blllfl:
H. 204, to Incorporate tho Congro
gatlonal church nnd socloty if Mid
dlebury. II. 240, to lncorpornto th) Green
Mount Ccmetery Aesoclatlon.
H. 280, to onable tho South Roy
alton graded school dlstrlct, to
chango tho date of lts annual meet
Ing. II. 466, provldlng for a wolgher of
Tho Incomo tax rcsolutlon waa read
together with an unfavorable com
mltteo roport. Mr. Peck of Burlington
moved that tho blll be onlorcd to
llo aa ho thought somo members were
ont yet reavly to vote on it. Mr.
Boyce of Waterbury presented two
petitiona in favor of tho rcsolutlon
and Mr. Bronson presented ono. Tho
blll was thci: ordered to lle.
Cnttic Comnilssloncr Hlll.
The Houso took up H. 565, the cat-
tlo commissloner blll. Mr. Mason of
Pawlet, moved to amend by etrlklng
out the words "by rail," referrlng to
tho transportation of cattle. , Mr.
Bronson of Hardwick opposed the
amendment awd air. Kennedy of
Williston favored lt and it was
Mr. Ellls of Brookfield moved to
amend by strlklng out sectlon 12.
Mr. Schofleld of Richford favored tho
amendment and Mr. Kennedy of Wil
liston opposed. (Mr. Bronson sald
thia aectlon had boen on tho statuto
books many yeara, and ho thought
there waa no danger in it. It per
mittcd certain anlmnla sllghtly af
fected to bo retalned for breedlng,
purposes under the supervislon of
tho cattlo commlssloncr. Mr. Ellls
thought thls was a dangorou3 pro
vlslon. Mr. Stafford of Brattleboro
thought sufficient safeguards had
been thrown around the bill. The
amendment was loat and tho bill waa
Mr. Allen of Westford, called up
H. 165, relating to protectlon against
forest flres. Mr. Carll of Canaan,
moved to amend by provldlng that
tho Stato Foreater may require a
railroad at its own expenso to main-
tain a patrol along its lines where";
there is danger of flre. A penalty of
$25 a day for falluro to comply with
the provision la provlded. Tho
amendment was agreed to.
3Tr. Dnnlels' Amendment.
Mr. Danlels of Warren moved to
amend by strlklng out that portlon
limiting the expense of wardons in
unorganized towns and gores to $100
annually. Mr. Kennedy oppoaed tho
amendment. Mr. Danlels sald lt waa
not a satcguard against expense but
it was a safcguard against forect
flres. Mr. Boyco of Waterbury fa
vored the amendment and it was
H. 300, tho welghts and measures
blll was returned from the Senate
wlth proposals of amendment. Mr.
Plttredge of Leicester moved that
the bill bo ordered to He and bo
mado a speclal order for Thursday
afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Mr.
Balley of Randolph opposed the
motlon and It was defeated.
Mr. Peck of Burlington urged that
tho House concur ln tho unimportant
nmendments and Mr. Babbltt of
Rockingham, explained that most of
tho amendments were mere tech
The flrst seven proposals of amend
ment were agreevl to wlthout debate.
Mr. Fletcher of Stockbridge thought
that proposals 8 and 9 should not
bo acted upon until after 10 anvl 11
had been consldered and ho moved
that proposals 8 and 9 bo ordered to
llo until those referred to had been
acted upon. This motlon was
The Houso then took up proposal
10 making the offlce of commlaaionor
of welghts and measures appointlvo
by the Governor instead of elective
by tho Legialature. (Mr. Babbltt of
Rockingham said tho Senate was
not suscoptlble to advlce from any-
one and explained that the proposcd
amendment was ln llne wlth tho orig
lnal blll as reported by the com
mltteo. Ho was wllllng to leave tho
matter to the House to decMo.
Cnpnblc of Electing.
Mr. Martln of Brookllno thught tho
Houso was able to elect. Mr. Corry
of Montpelier favored tho amendment,
snylng that he had confldenco ln tho
Governor that ho would appolnt n
sultable man. Mr. Shaw of Stowo
opposed tho amendment. IIo dld
not want to leavo tho appolntmont to
any one man. Mr. Kennedy of Wil
liston opposed the amendment and
thought enough pluma had been
glven out. His romarks wero greot
qd with applauso.
Mr. Ives of Mount Holly favored
tho amendmont. Mr. Amey of Brigh
ton and Mr. Vlall of Doraot opposed
Olr. Stafford of Brattleboro sup-
portcd tho amendmont nnd urged tho
Houso not to ondangor tho moasuro.
Mr. Maun of St. Albana oppoaed tho
Mr. Peck of Burlington' hoped tho
mombors would not work thomsolves
Into a passlon ovor the mattor. Tho
Houso then rcfused to concur In tho
amondment ns It dld ln tho throo ro
Theso Sonato amendments wero
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H. 284, to pay JameB E. Cashman
tho sum thereln named.
H. 286, to provldo for the repair or
rebullding of any Stato iustitution
damaged or destroyed by flre.
On motion of Mr. Fletcher of
Stockbridge, the Houso adjourned.
Tho upper Houso pureued tho oven
tenor of its way in the' dignilled
manner that beflts it, stooping only
once to cut the aalary of the commis
sloner of State taxes. lt ordered tho
resolutlon relating to tho income tax
amendment to the federal constltu
tlon to llo on motlon of Mr. Daulels
and rcfused at tho mornlng sesslon
to keep the salary of the commis
sloner of Stato taxes at its present
flguro of $2,500 in viow of the addi
tional dutles imposed on him by tho
bill, but in the aftornoon it had a
spaam of virtuo or a relapse from
virtue, all deponds 011 the polnt of
viow, and mado tho cut.
Theso bllls woro passed at tho
H. 171, incorporating tho city and
town of Barre.
H. 268, relating to town offlcers.
H. 317, Incorporating the Pleasantl
Viow Cemetery assoclatlon wlth pro
posal of amendment
H. 362, relating to tho olection of
offlcers of flre dlstricts.
H. 376, incorporating tho Cuttlngs-
vllle & Shrewsbury Telephono Co.,
wlth proposals of amendment.
H. 437, confcrring additional pow
ors on tho coramlsslonor of taxes.
H. 439, establlshlng tho offlco of
H. 512, empoworlng tho City of
Vergennes to water and oll streets.
H. 526, incorporating tho Alpha
Slgma Pl fraternlty.
Thlrd reading was ordored on:
S. 128, relating to tho competency
S. 129, relating to Vermont clta-
S. 127, relating to lnformlng offl
S. 130, relating to registration ot
H. 104, relating to tho grand 11st.
H. 493, relating to poll and tax
S. 98, relating to flowago.
Theso two bllls woro killed:
H. 380, to mako declaratlons In
convoyancea of real ostate.
II. 516, provldln for a commltteo to
Invcstlgato a uniform
No oxcitomont was aroused at tho
afternoon sesslon and tho only buel-
Bad enough, to be sure. But
old co,ds are worse- Bettcr
stop your fresh cold at once.
doctor about Ayer's Cherry
says. He knows.
J O. Aeri'o , J
Blanket Bath Robes
ness that created any speclal interest
was tho cuttlng of tho proposed sal
ary of the commlsaloner of State
Thlrd reading was ordered on:
S. 131, relating to dellnquent tax
payors. S. 13, Incorporating the Vergennes
Light & Power Co.
S. 91. incoroorating the Flrst Con-
gregational Socloty of Rochester.
S. 123, relating to personal prop
erty of the State Normal School at
H. 10, for oonstruction of a road
frm Norton to Brighton.
H. 159, relating to corporatlons
formed by voluntary association.
H. 108, to amend tho charter of the
City of Rutland.
H. 207, relating to librariee in
H. 303, Telatlng to certiflcation of
H, 339, permlttlng Brattleboro to
H. 348, relating to ordinancos of tho
City of Burlington.
H. 476, permlttlng offlcera to glve
dupllcate receipt8 for money re
celved. H. 501, relaUng to stationery and
H. 503, relating to indexlng tho
Journals of tho House and Souate.
II. 523, Incorporating the Flreeide
These wero passed In concurronce:
H. 524, Incorporating tho villago of
H. 537, permlttlng the City of St.
Albans to issue bonds.
H. 393, relating to tho registration
of tractlon englnes.
H. 437, conferring avldltlonal pow
ers on tho commisslouor of taxed wlth
proposal of amendment.
II. 528, rolntlng to insufflclent
school accommotlattons was killed.
Tho chalr presented tho report of
tho commltteo of conference relat
ing to flnal adjournmcnt. stating that
under tho exiating condltions they
could not stato a cortaln tlmo and
askcd that the tlmo be oxtonded nnd
on motlon of Mr. Archlbald, tho
Sonato voted to extend tlmo until
II. 179, rolating to tho promotlon
of public healtli, waa killed.
On motlon of Sonator Lyford tho
C. P. Smlth of Burlington wlth
hls wlfo and daughter, woro guosta
of Governor Mead yestordny.
Among tho vlsltors at tho Stato
Houso yestordny afternoon woro
A. F. Hnwea, Stato Forestor, J. W.
Tltcomb, Stnte Fish and Gamo Com
missloner, Professor G. II. Porkins,
Stnto Geologlst, C. C. Fltts of Brat
tleboro, Prlncipal Allon of Johnson
Normal School, M. J. Ilapgood of
Poru and E. W. Huntley of Dux
bury. Among tho vlsltors nt tho Stato
House yostorday woro ox-Congress-mnn
'I. H Powra of Morrisville
Dr. G, H. Gorham of Bellows Falls,
E. B. Flinn of Springfleld, E. S. IClns
ley of Rutland and L. F. Wllbur of.
Mias Vera Powell is ill with ty
phold fever at the home of Mrs. Caro
lyn Harrison. Her mother is hore
from Post Mills and is caring for her.
J. F. Perry of tho Barre Forwarding
Company was a buslness visltor in.
town on Monday.
B. R. Demeritt is in Boston and
Now York this week In the intcrcsta
of the Demeritt & Palmer Packing;
MIss Grace Bagley passed Sunday
wlth her fathor ln Montpelier.
Miss Merriam Bartlett of Richmond
was recently the guest of Mlaa Greta
Tho Utas club was entertained Sat-
urday aftornoon at the homo of Mrs.
JIl8s Beatrlce Atherton was at homo
from Montpelier Seminary Sunday and
Monuny, accompanieu by ner room
mate, Miss Mary Plaistrldge of North
field. Mrs. Marchi is vlsiting friends ln
The Misses Grace, Mary and Suslo
Manning spent Snturday in Montpel
J. E. Mosel of Barro was a businesn
vlsitor ln town Monday morning.
A. L. Gravlln was in North Mont
Mrs. F. E. Atkins and Mrs. Seabury
drove to Monkton Monday to be pres
ent at tho goldcn weddlng anniver
sary of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Eddy Wcd
nesday. Mt, Mansfleld Idge, N. E. O. P.
had a meetlng ln Its hall Monday ev
enlng at whlch offlcers wero noml
nated and refreshments of coffoo and
sandwlches woro served. Tho lc
greo staff are to meet Thursday oven
lug at tho hall for drlll work prepar-
atory to going to North Montpelier
K"0 2Sth t0 exempllfy tho degree at
luo msutution or a now loage.
ino Mouern wooumen ot Amorica
hnd a meetlng in thelr hall laBt ev
enlng nnd nomlnated offlcors.
We glve one bottle of Port, Sherry
or Anpellca, absolutely free, to every
new customer buying 4 quarts of
Old Marlow Whiskey at $3.00.
Old Marlow Whiskey
ls the smo.ithest, cleanest, mellowett whitliey
you ever tasted better than most Sl-a-quart
Eoodi, We have tpeclalized it for years.
Wo giurantee satlsfactlon.
4Full Quarts)$0 00
' 1 Bottle Wlnei P
Sblpped ln plalrt packages. Wrlte for com
plete Price Llst.
S. F. PETJS CO. c.
THC HONtST MAIL-ORDER HOUSC
:b4 friend street, dobtom. maos.