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Tin3 nrHTjTNGTON FREE PRURS AND TIM Tim IS DAY, FRHTCFATIY 27, 1913.
WZnZ&ZnZaZnZttttWXtt&X It hasn't occurred, beside, that, it is Uio , curt answer ,Mnnnn,nf. T
a.w..vim not go ng to occur. When it does, you ' , V 7 7. . .. S
I tSS can go around being sorry nil you inrnt looming up in front of you," ro- L
Being lK hoppening el a nipht
in Richmond la iho ipring ol 65
Tha PUr br
Cyrus Townsend Brady
Ulnttratioai by Edgar Bert Smith
like. Have you tho faintest Idea that turnee Carollno defiantly.
, . .... ,.. i tio. "So!" Bald ArrelBford, with
gran wl.h him d It to Ins suspicion, ""vohcon trying
tho man? Do you suppose-" n ut "mUilng that you don t
W Bho was too Indignant to finis i nor ";-
TS umilirnxn mill nlil Alnrthn viiliuuuy uu ' ... .. .
kTl . A 1 it.-
63 .,V , ,r; . t m hnr doonost ' mlnedly. "You won't
$ and most indignant voice. Vo
M' nln't gwlno to do it, you kin bo iWt
"Just thin," Bald Artelsford dctor-
You won't send it out nnd
whoro nobody la
going to read my prlvato writing,"
1. . ..!.. I
i Hiin.il viiu iiiu u i-i. ..i j-i
"Hut what can I do?" persisted Fo-1 pureisiuu iiiruimu.
5,; ray, greatly distressed. . ( 7,, ,
"You can haml It uacK 10 me, uiulh 'uh ciu
what you can do." ArrelBford looked at her with
"Yes sub, flat's do why best thing Ill-concealed yet Hotnowhat voxatlous
vou kin do," said old Martha stoutly, amusement.
' . .... 1 II T i T. . 1
xjHHuuniiuL rum, juu imvo an ui
der to glvo mo that dispatch. Bring
It to mo nt once," ho said.
Although It was qulto evident that
Foray greatly disliked tho rolo ho was
com polled to play, hla ordors wero
"an' do soonah you do It do qulcknh
It'll bo done Alt kin toll you dat
right now, sub."
"Hut this man has como hero with
Mr. Arroloford Again Interposes. j onicrH f0r mo to " began Foray, on
Nobody had any tlmo to devoto to i ,ivn,iiT to nxnlnln.
Miss Mltford Juat then, for a perfect , llo r(,aijzt!,j that there wna sonio plain, and ho had no option. Ho
rain of messages camo and wont as! ,nistnko somewhere. Tho girl's mes- stepped slowly toward tho secret sorv-
fdie slowly coiniwacd her own dls- Fag0 lIul nou,inR whatever to do with co agent, only to bo confronted by
patch. Messengers constantly camo In lnltIiry matters, and he qulto under- 01(1 Martha, who again Interrupted.
jhllo others went out The lines wero Btood jhnt H,1(! woui,i not Wnnt this ' "Kat Ltiftcnant kin Btay jes whah
evidently busy that night. Finally (.ommunicat(on read by every Tom, bo Is," said tho old nogress defiantly,
thoro camo a pause In the dispatches ulck or jlarry jn tho secret servico A struggle with her would have
coming and going, and Poray remem- dPpartlnont, Besides all this, as sho ')(,on 011 unseemly npectaclo Indeed.
Coring her, looked over toward the vtocd llofc,ro iiilU) )ier faco flushed thought both men.
Dther end of the table where sho saL , w(n emotion, sho was a siifflctently "Is that Miss Mitford'fl dispatch you
"la that message of yours ready , j,iPatjng flruro to make him most have in your hand" asked Arrela-
yet, Miss Mltford?" ho asked. , wlllnB to nulp iler, jn addition, tho ford.
"Yes," said Caroline, rising and fold- portly nKUro 0f 0i,i Martha, whoso "Yob, sir."
ing it. "Of course you have got to ; cieojtH doubtlesB would have boon "Stnco you can't hnnd It to mo,
(take it." Hushed with the namo feeling had read it."
"Cortalnly," returned tho operator . Caroline turned to him with a gnsp
smiling.. 'Tf it's to bo sent, I navo to
"Woll, hero it is thon," raid tho
Klrl. extending the folded paper which
lieutenant Foray took and uncere
"Oh'" exclaimed Caroline, quickly
matching tho paper from his hand, "I
didn't tell you you could read it"
Foray stared at hei in amazement.
'"What do you want mo to do with
"I want you to send it."
"Woll, how am I going to sond it If
I don't read HT"
"Do you mean to say that " began
tho girl, who had evidently forgotten
If sho had ever known how tele
grams wero sent.
"I menn to say that I have pot to
spell out every word on the key. Didn't
j"ou know that?"
"Oh, I did, o course I but I had
forgotten," said Caroline, dismayed by
thiB unexpected development.
"Is thero any harm In my reading
Uie mossago that 1 have to send?"
"Why I wouldn't have you seo It
Jor the world! My gracious!"
"Is It an bad as that, Miss Mltford?"
.lie said laughing.
"Had! It lsnt bad at all, but I
wouldn't have it get all over town for
gttg p miiiw 1
of horror. Martha gave way, nnd Fo
ray stood aurprlcod.
"Head it out! Don't you hear mo?"
repeated Arroloford poromptorlly.
"Don't daro to do such a thing,"
cried Caroline, "you have no right
to read a prlvato telegram."
"No, suh! He ain't got no business
to read her lettahs, nouo whatsom
bah!" urged Murtha.
"Sllenco!" roared Arrelsford, his
AomcuiruRrc as a uuhinhss.
Tlio opera liouso wna tilled tlila oven
lim', fully two-thirds of the nudlcsnco bcltiK
women l'rrsldcnt Thoma pruIUel.
OetirBi- M. Homtnel, chief of tho burcnii
of atilmtil Industry, United States depart
mciil of iiKrlculturo, apoku upon "Agrl
rulture iih n Profession and ns a llusl
liffB." Ijr. Charles II. Langworthy, a
niitlvo of Midrllebury, an alumnus of tlio
lolk'ijo nnd slnco 1SP3 connected with tho
Imti'iui of chemistry of tho derailment
of nKrleiiltiiro lit Washlnston, wa tho
jifronil ppenkoi. Ills addiens was on
"Work of tho ttnltcil States Department
of Agriculture for Hoiutelioopers." 1Mb ad-
drrss was llluatiatcd with stcrpopllcon
pictures. Mr. Homnicll said in pait
"The rjicouragcnunl and ndvanccmont
of agriculture nnd the study ot agri
cultural sclmii'o hy tho uso of put)llc tuiuls
1ms liccomc a settled publlo policy in tho
Knltrd Stated, heartily approved by tho
"This has developed a class of profes
sional limn In our country who mal;o thu
study of Agricultural conditions, agricul
tural scienco nnl farm practice their lll'o
"Tho nctual farmer should mako him
splf oh much a professional man ns pos
slble by keeping in close touch with the
work dono by professional men worltlnif
in public institutions.
"Farming Is a business occupation, rp-
... I (pilling all Hip knowledge of tho scluico
Mlddletmry, Feb. 21.-Tho second Addl- llf -,,.... .,, fnmlf.r Jt, ,,.r
sou county fnj-mejs' Institute, under the nm, (,,.ITlan(111K a thf. esccutlvo nbiuty
with which nod Almighty endowed him
Institute at Middlebury under
Auspices of Colleges and De-
pavtmcnt of Agriculture.
VALUABLE ADVICE RECEIVED
Professors Hills, Cummings and
Borland of Burlington and
Officials from Washing
ton tho Speakers.
auspices of tho t'nlted Stntes bureau ot
animal Industry of the nprleulturnl do
j'aittni'iit, thu Addison County Ai;rlciil-
tural Koeiety, the State Aurlculturnl Cot
leno and Middlebury College was begun
ir. tho opera housf. nt two o'cloc k this aft
i i noon. There was a good attendance ot
ljirmers from the surrounding towns as
well as a number who came by railroad
from farther awav. Ladlrs wero also in
l'resldent John M. Thomas of Middle
bury College, In the absence of other
members of tho committee, called tho
meeting to order and did what little pre
siding was necessary. Dr. Thomas, made,
.-i neat little speech and said he hoped to
si... theso meetings continue and grow
larger and more Interesting from year to
M.ir. Ho was pleased with the hearty
O'ER STATE HOUSE
Five Months of Legislative Activ.
ity Arc Officially Declared
at an End,
MEMBERS HAVE THEIR PAY
unless tho people ratify theso proposals
for constitutional amendment As sn h
on Investigation, If properly imulr
would requlro much time, It doc not uti
pear likely that a special sis ion Ui
bo called at all early, ir in-ltca it
required at nil.
Thoro still remain some nnpointinc nti
to bo modo by the executive v. hi h no
not requite eonPrmatlon by the Kriutr
All the municipal Judges are yet to bu -pointed,
live members of the state f Ir
commission, a livestock eomm's-loner i id
a State pitrchoslni; agent, in idddi m
tr. inembtis of several boaieh', l'kt t i
board of medical registration nnd i
board of optometry. Of the'. tlV , .
Important ts that of State purely -
or. at, a n-wly created office It Is 1 i
derstood that Dewev T. Hauler, dcii.'y
State auditor, is talked of for the pla e
Governor Appoints A. V. Cal
houn of Middlebury Factory
Inspector and Has Sev
eral More to Make.
TO THE TAFTS
President nnd Wife Deeply Touch
ed by Spirit "Which Prompt
ed Society Women.
"I Didn't Tell You You Could ft
thoy not beon black, wore mor .sii i "That dispatch can't go," ho said
disconcerting. ' shortly.
"This man," said Caroline, shaking "That dispatch can go," said Caro
her linger at helpless Private Kddln- line, stopping her sobbing as sudden-
"It will never get out of this office, fior who also found his jiosltlon most ly as sho had begun. "And that ills-
l-.ttlenco at an end. "If either of you i paitlelputlon of the State Agricultural
'.nterforo nny further with tho busl- ! '"llcge In the work. He Introduced as
riess of this offlco I will have you both 1 lhp llrHt speaker Marshall Hnxter Cum
put under arrest. Head that dispatch ! mlnK!'' l"-nf'sor of horticulture. In the
Instantly, Lieutenant Foray."
Tho game was up, so far as the
women wero concerned. Carolino's
bend sank on Martha's shoulder and
sho sobbed passionately, while Lieu
tenant Foray read the following as
tonishing and Incriminating message.
" 'Forglvo mo, Wilfred, darling,
please forgive mo and I will help you
all I can. "
It wa3 harmless, as harmless as it
was loollsh, that message, but it evi
dently impressed Mr. Arrelsford as
containing some deep, some hidden,
some sinister manning.
Miss Mltford, roturned Foray com
posedly. "Wo are not allowed to men
tion anything that goes on In hero."
"You wouldn't montion it?" 1
"Cortalnly not. All sorts of prlvato
messages go through here, and "
unpleawmt, "can go straight hack patch will go. I know some one whoso
whero bo camo from and report to orders oven you aro bound to respect,
Mr. Arrelbford that ho could not car- and some ono who will como hero
ry out his orders. That's what ho with mo and seo that you do It."
can do." "It may be," answerod Arrelsford
Martha, now thoroughly aroused to composedly. "I have a good and suf-
a sense of tho rolo sho was to play, llclont reason '
The Improvciiv nt of bu.stnes.s methods of
farming is the gre'atest agricultural nee
esslty In the t'nlted States to-day.
"The output of agricultural produce
In tho t'nlted States must increaso to
koop pace with tile Increase of popu
"Expensive methods of marketing
have an Important bearing on tho
much discussed high cost of living.
The farmer ean assist materially in tho
solution of this problem by adopting
more direct methods of selling, either
by co-operntlon or by selling direct to
tho consumer. The parcels post will
preibably be of immense value to tho
former in this respect.
D1KECT M KTHOD.S OF SHLMKO.
"Direct methods of selling will not
only enable tho cost to the consumer
to bo lessened. They will also enable
the farmer to obtain more for his
produce by saving much of tho cost of
unne'cessary handling and profits
which aro a featuro of the present ex
travagant system of distribution.
"Improvement In the quality and
appearance of agricultural produce Is
profitable and deserves more attention
by farmers than It now receives.
"Farmers can materially reduce the
cost of production of their produce by
more efficient methods eif using labor,
work anlmnls and more careful atten
tion to executive details. Simple ac
counts should be kept on every farm.
Tho farmer should remember that his
own time is the most expensive Indi
vidual featuro in the cost of what he
"Agricultural colleges, which aro
agricultural colleges In fact as well
as In name, aro sending their stu-
State Agricultural College at Hurllngton.
The general topic for the afternoon was
"Concerning Farm Managemi nt," and
Professor Cummlngs's suh-tltln was
"With Itefcrence to Orchard Practice'."
The speaker consldereel his subject fiom
arlous standpoints, as follows:
TAK1NC CAItK OF ORCHARDS.
Pruning The pruning should bo done
with further intention than to simply cut
done In such a way us to let In the suu
lieht and afford ventilation, and the
necessity of good sharp tools was dwelt
inon. Pruning should be dono n.s early
In the spring as possible, usually In
April', and in such winters us the piesent
it coulel be done much earlier.
Spraying Tin- professor di'talleel the
ehlef enemies of the apple tree for the
destruction of which spraying Is neces
sary. The spray of one gallon of sulphur llents 1)nc,c t0 tho farnl t,PC.,use they
and em.- gallon of water In winter would nr ,pnf.i,lr.ir them not. onlv the prin
ciples of agricultural science but how
Tho Crown' Nest, Statu House, Mont
pelier, Feb, 2.1. Silence broods and
desolnllon lolgns about tho Statu
House. In tile lofty oyrlo where tho
newspaper reports of tho session have
been prepare.l, not a sound roaches to
break the quietude; no echo of tax
discussion floats along the upper air;
no tread ot foet or hum of voices dis
turbs the stillness; the doors of the
offices uro locked, a litter ot papoTS
cumbers the tloois, and to tho hustle
and activity of the past five months
bus succeeded a quietude Hint Is op
pressive. Tho only sound to break
the silence is tho clung and scrapo of
the snow shovels that aro being wield
ed to remove the slight accumulation
of the night on the walks about tho
Final adjournment was formally
takou at eight o'clock yesterJay
morning. Thero were about 20 mem
bers In the House nnd. four in tho
Senate when the presiding office! s, In
accordance with the Joint resolution.
mndn the official doclaration that
their respective houses wero adjourn
ed without day.
The treasurer's office wna open all
"Bvory day. Now If that telegram , turned and confronted tho abashed "Then you will have to show him.
1b Important 1
I can tell you that, Mr. Arrelsford.'
jmponani, wen i snouiu inran n i Jo8. et Um try to tek it Lot him "I shall bo glad to glvo my roason
wns. It is tho most important" i tol st lf he wants It so pow'ful bad! to my superiors, Miss Mltford, not to
iuuu i ruuuuu joii uau uuner mini Jeg. let de 0thah ono dare gib It to you."
make an excellent mixture fer tho de
stiuctlon of the pe'Sts. The chief part of
the spraying e-an and should be done
' . fine the regular spring farm work be
vais Th" principle apple pests and their
habits were div-cribed, nnd the methods
to make tho homo farm pay,
"A most vital factor In our national
well being Is the maintenance eif a
virile, successful, contented arming
population. Such a farming popula
of the worms In getting into and working tlon (.annot oxist unless tho farms are
uown inte. me appie, and toe ways to ,,rincpaiiy owned by those who opcr
1C to mo, said lieutenant forny. hlmim' den sen him trv an" cit out "Thnn
"Yen" snld Cnrnllno l.lnshW .. . ...... . " . . " " . . 7 t. 7 1 water anu live ioou wero gone 11
.. , -. ...-, mo ois yeuu uo wiu in aii wuuia giving tnem to every Doayin llicnmonu, j i,.ngth. It has been demonstrated that
spray to prevent this. If tho spraying Is
thoroughly done anil at the riprht tlmo
there need be little fear of a se:cond op
I v arancn of the worms.
.Management of tlio sou The subjects
of water and tree food wero gone Into at
rivia crimson, "l reckon I Had." t0 ?oe Tiim go by." she said. "Ah'm
Sho handed him the telognun. Ho es' waltln' fur do sight ob him glt-
pened it, glanced at It bit his lips tn- ,,as- ais do'. Dat's what Ah's
lo control his emotion, and then his vvaltln' fo'. Ah'd Ink to know what
hands reached for tho key. dey s'pose It was Ah coined around
"Oh, stop!" cried Caroline!. fo. anyway deso men wid deso
Foray looked at her, his eyes full of Driahs afussln an'"
jmusement, hlB uliolo body shaking -jilss Mltford," said Foray earnest-
With suppressed lnughter, which sho yf -if were to glvo this dispatch
-a too wrought up to perceive. Jack to you it would got me In a heap
"Walt till I I don't want to be nf tmnhle "
ate them, and tho operators will not
own the farms unless forming pays,
Mako It your Business to find and an
swer the want ad that points straight to
a personal opportunity for you.
Washington, Feb. 21. As a token of es
teem, prominent society won, a of tue
national capital to-night prei w l Pr
dent Taft with a rare pearl g, irf r and
Mrs. Tnft with a diamond i . f
pure white stonos. The glft-i. w , re
In tho nature of farewell rem- t ir n i
to the Tnfts, were from a i Ir i,f
friends they have made durm.- t i r
lesldence In Washington.
The presentation was lnfo ni il -i t
place In the red room at the Whp 'I
Mlsa Mabel T. Iloardman of t'- m r
Hed Cross, the leading sppt, m I r
thu subscription fund for the .r I ' '
tho gifts, headed the committi- o
who made the presentation
Doth tho President nnd Mrs
wero deeply touched b- the sni' 1
which prompted their friends In p
Renting tho gifts and expresse th I
TAFT CODS TO SI'.W YOKK
Washington, Fob. 22. President T i'
left Washington at 12:30 this mon -Ing
for New Vork for a two-day sta .
Mrs. Taft accompanied him. The Pre -blent
this afternoon will witness t o
Inauguration work on the memorial 'o
the Amorlcan Indian at Fort Wivls-
lay. as the members did not begin to worth, N. V.. and speak later at a ban-
Mr. Arrelsford," said tho girl, as sho tillage of orchaids Is much more prollt
swept petulantly through tho door, able than letting them run to gra.ss, ?.:
followed by old Martha, both of whom l" r tent. In one case where records had !
worn very much disturbed by what
cto nn coN'TivtT.n
hero while you spell out every word I
couldn't stand that."
Caroline had evidently forgotten
that tho spelling would ho In tho
Moreo code, and that It would bo
about as Intelligible to her as San
skrit. The lieutenant humored her,
and waited while Carollno turned to
ward the door and summoned Martha
to her. She did not leave the room,
however, for her way was barred by
a young private In a gray uniform. Tho
newcomer looked hastily at her and
"What kind of trouble?" asked Car
"I might bo put in prison, I ralcbt
"Do you mean that thoy would
"Sure to do ono thing or another."
"Just for giving It back to me whon
It Is my message."
"Just for that."
"Thon you will havn to keep it, I
suppose," said Carollno faltoring."
"Thank you, MIbb Mltford."
"Vory well." said Caroline, "It is
MONEY WASTED IN
tho old negress, stopped by them, and ,m(ors.00(i You ,i0nt nive It back to
usked them very respectfully to watt a 4ne and you cnn.t glvo lt back to hlmi
moment Ho then approached Foray, p0 nobody's disobeying any ordors at
who Impatiently waited until ho could alI And that.fl tho wny H BtandB.
eend tho message;. Ho saluted him j rec)t0n t can Btay as long as he can.
and handed him a written order, and Sno Bteppa to a nearby chair and sat
then cro"Bed to tho othor side of the riown. i haven't vory much to do
room. A glanco put Foray in posoes- anrt ,)r0bably he has."
elon of tho contents of this order. Ho ..nnt Miss Mltford " hecan Foray.
Address on "Thrift" at Bankers'
Annual Meeting C. P. Smith
"There Isn't any good talking any
longer. If you havo got nny tele
graphing to do you had hotter do lt
I won't diHturb you. Dut don't you
rose to hl3 feet and approached Caro
llno still standing by the door.
"MisB Mltford." ho said.
"I don't understand this, hut here Is cive u to him '
nn order that has just como from tho Foray stared at her helplessly,
secret servico department directing Wv,at m)fi,lt havo rPBUite,i jt i3 ira.
mo to hold up any dispatch you may p0asIblo to say, for thoro enterod at
try to send." that opportune moment Mr. Arrels-
"Hold back my tolegram?" ' ffmi himself, relieving Mr. Foray of
"Yes, Miss Mitford," nnd Foray ,lfl r,lrthor conduct of the Intricate
looked verj embarraBsod as ho stared sc. Ills glanco took In all tho oc-
ngain at the order and then from tho rupants of the room. It wna to bin
young girl to the orueny, unu tnat
Isn't the worst of lt."
"What else Is there?" aBked tho
girl, her eyes big with apprehension.
"Why, this man has orders to tako
back your messago with him to tho
secret service ofllTO."
"Tako hack my message!" crled
"Thero must ho Bomo mistake," an
nwored Foray, "but that's what tho or
"To whom does lt Bay to tako it
hack?" naked tho girl, growing mom
nnd moro indignant
"To a Mr. Arrelsford."
own messenger that ho Hint ad
"Yob, Mr. Arrelsford."
"Didn't you got hero In timo?"
ItiiUand, Fob. 21. The annual irustu of
money by the masses Is moro than tho
national debt, according to a statement
made to W) Vermont bunkers at the an
until convi-ntlon of tho Stato association
Here- to-night at the Iterwlck by K. i
.Mcvwinum or New York, secretary of
tin- savings bank section of tho American
Hankers' association and president of tho
New York section of the American In
stitute of Hanking. .Mr. MeWllllam spoke
I'lirift." 1 Jo commended the postal
savlnns bank, saying tbut It wos not an
enemy to the bunk as It often started an
account which we-nl te a bank after lt
..titgrpw the poxtal department.
I Pi of. o. M. Sprague of Harvarel l.'nl
erslty was another speaker, his topic
I being, "I'liu Kflectlvcness of Itecent Pro
lieisals for Hanking Legislation," Mayor
e'hailes 1.. Heiwo welcomed the bankers
ror the city, ond ex-Covernor John A
Mead for tho banks. Vlco-Presldent II
M McFarland of the Lamoille County
Savings bank nt Hyde Park responded.
Tho association elected olllcers as fol
lows: Pieslilent. C. P. Smith of tho Hur
llngton Savings bank; vice-president,
"Yea. Aro you holding back a dis
patch?" "Yes sir."
"Why didn't Kddingor bring It to
"Woll, you fle-ei " began Foray, hon-
TJo you mean to toll mo that that itatlng, "Miss Mitford "
order is for that man to tnko my dls-1 Arrelsford Instantly comprehendeel.
patch back to Mr. Arrelsford?" "Kdillnger," ho said.
"Yes, Miss Mltford," returned Lieu-1 "YeB, sir."
tenant Foray. "Iteport back to Corjioral Mntson
"And does It say anything In there , and toll him to send a surgeon to tho
iibout what I am going to do In tho prisoner who was wounded nt uon-
lrl I it
iiiuii wiij 1 Henry F. Field of the Itutland County,
"I beg your pardon," Bald Foray, I........... w,.,.. ,lf ,,, nr,.,n
"are you Mr. ArrelBford of tho secret savings; treasurer. D. L. Wells of thu
First National of Orwell; executive com
niltii-e for one your, V. W. Kussoll of
the First National of Whlto Itlver Jim
tlon, 11. M. McFarland of tho Lniiiulllo
County Savings of Hydo Park, L. J. Ab
bott of the l'lrst National of Heniiliiglon
for two yours, Olln Menill of tlio Ihios
burg Falls SavliiKH, 11. (i. Woodruff of
the. (iranlt Savings of Haire, C.
Hoyden of Hrattleboro and C. 10. Kinney
of the Mlddloburj' National.
moantlmo?" askoel tbo girl Indignantly.
"Well, that Is too bad," returned
"I am sorry this has occurred, Miss
jMltford," Bald tho lloutonant earnest'
ly, "but tho ordors aro signed by tbo
head of tho secret service department,
and you will bco that I havo no
"Don't worry about It, Lloutonant
iForay," said Carollno calmly, "thero is
' nocd of your loullni; uorry, becauso
ernl Vnrnuy's house, if ho isn't dead
by this time. Now lot mo sen that
dlBpatch," ho continued, ns tho or
derly saluted and ran hapldly from
Hut again Miss Mitford Interposed.
Shu steppod quickly between Arrels
ford and Foray, both of wbom fell
back from Iter.
"I expect," Hho said Impudently,
"that you think you uro going te got
my tolegram and rwid it?"
"1 certainly Intend to do u" ,W
Mrs. S. H. S., Van Hureii St., Kingston
N. Y. (full name furnished on application)
had such decided benefit from iislnu
Foley's Honey and Tar Compound that
sho shares her good fortune with others,
Sho writes: "Foley's Honey and Tar
Compound brought my voice back to mo
dm Ing a sovcro enso of bronchitis and
laryngitis. Oh, how many people 1 have
recommended It lo." J. V. O'Sulllvan,
Church street. Adv.
Pei haps ono of to-day's "Situations
Wanted" ads Is an application, In otfoct,
for that vacant Job In your office-pub.
Ilsbed by someone actually lilted to nil
l" in kept In tho two halves of the same
lvharel. On the tilled ground It is ad
visable to sow buckwheat, red clover, etc ,
and they will ultimately serve as fcitll
izers. Fertilizers Professor Cummininj doubt
ed veiy much that It would p.iv to use
iiimmerclal fertilizer.1? In orchards and
Ivlsed that !f fertilizers wert. used at
nil It should be on only a small scale at
llrsl and the results should be carefully
watched ami inmpared.
Professor I'ummlngs Invited questions
from the audience and spent some time In
replying to varlou.s eiuetios.
HANDLING THD SOIL.
Professor Cummings was followed by
DeMin Joseph Lawrence Hills of the State
Agricultural e'ollege, whose sub-topic
was "With Iti Terence to Soil Handling."
Dean 1 1 Ills pave u popular scientific ad
dress and coveied his subject in a most
thorough and Interesting manner. He said
tho soil was one part and the man nine
parts of the larni. In his judgment there
Is no county In Vermont which nceds
lime on tin- fiuin so mtn-h as Addison
county. Alfalfa and clover should be
raised whenever convenient, as they are
the best produi i rs of plant foexls.
He has no knocks for commercial
fertilizers, but he does say that there Is
nn Immense amount of unwlso and un-
probtable pun busing of .-uch feitlllzera.
Tho crops themselves speak aloud to the
man who is tluuouglily peistod and tell
him what IliKiedlents the soli needs, so
that ho should not have to feed the soil
nitrogen, phosphorus, lime, etc, when it
already contained a sufficient eiunntlty of
such ingredient. The lust way for the
farmers of Addison county to buy plant
food, hn thought, was fur them to get
togethei and buy in co-operation; nnd
not only plant foenl but many other things
needed on the farm. At the conclusion of
Dean Hills's address ho was asked and
answered n number of questions In re
gard to the use of fertilizers.
DAI HY AND FKKDING.
Pi of. Andrew Allen norland ol tho
Stato Agricultural Colleen gave tho clos
ing address, bis sub-topic being "With
lti-fcn-nce to the Dairy nnd Femllng." Tho
professor ( onsiilered his subject from all
ssentlal points of view lonslderlng feed,
the proper and best kind und tho proper
quantity. He explained tho quantity of
piutein and energy coiitiilned in hays,
grains, eottonsued meal, Unseed meal,
etc, and claimed that f. edlng timothy
was an expensive pioposltioii. Cotton
seeel meal is the cheapest for protein nd
lorn for energy, with diM dlers' dried
grain next, and a mixture ol these threo
would mako jmhaps tho most Miluable
food. Tho value of other urn In I"lx"
tureswere taken iipnuil .nnlxtuieof coin,
njax, e-ottonseeil and Unseed was li'com
inendeil for protein and neW- Other
eeiiiiblliutions of ration win- di.-cussed,
Mid It was shown that beiwo" different
mixtures of rations thole would be a dif
ference' of lo cents pur cow I"1' ''ay or (I
per day and M20 per month fe" "f
10 eous. Tho speaker i-ondud. d amidst
Father" Taylor of UurllnKU"' ' ll1'
trc.elm-0,1 and talked! for half hour on
Armchair for Lieutenant-Go vei
no" Howe Diamond Ring
for Speaker Plumley.
Montpe-ller, Feb. 21. There wero tho
usual last day presentations at tho
evening sessions of the Legislature.
In the Senate, Mr. Dalo presentcil to
Lleutennnt-Oovenior Howe an armchair
upholstered In lenther and In his speech
of pi e-sentatlon quoted from Longfollow's
"Tules of a Wayside Inn" and expressed
the hope that In that chair ho might rest
for further laurels. Mr. Howe responeleel
with nn eloquence of feeling that mado
his re-marks most effectls-o.
Senator Hatehcldcr presented for tho
Senate- a purse to the chaplain. Mr.
Fainuin responded fittingly.
In the House, Mr. Hewitt ef Plainllolil
prese nted to Speaker Plumloy a diamond
Mr. Oardner of Pownnl presented a
handsome watch to Marry A. Hlack, tho
clerk, and Mr. Wright of Westminster
presented Chaplain A. W. Ford with :
purse of $110.
A purso of was this nfternoon pre
sented to Mr.s Helknap, tho tolophono
operator, and by a peculiar coincidence
thu p resentation was mado on her 30th
The newspaper men in attendance upon
tho session sent neJU gifts to tho toll op-
rators at tho tolophono exchange nn-1
a'so expressed to Mr. Howdy, tho man
ager, their appreciation of the .servico
rendered them nnd to Mr. Parsons, tho
sergeant-at-nrms for accommoelatlons
provided In tho newspaper reiom,
Mr. Parsons also received from his ap
pointees a silver servico and a set of sll-
er knives and forks.
Senator Hlanchard of Windsor present
ed to Secretary Sltcels a purse, and Mr.
SReels fittingly responded.
Montpeller, Fob. 21. A permanont
organization of the Legislature of
1012-1:! was formed to-night by nam
ing Charles A Plumloy of Northlleld.
president: Franklin S. Hillings of
Woodstock, vice-president; tlio Itov.
A. W. Hewitt of Plalnflald, secretary
treasurer; executlvo i-ommlttee, Ad
dison county, Mr. Donnelly of Ver
genues; llennlngtein, Mr. Martin of
Pennington: Caledonia, Mr. Aldrich of
St. .lohnsbury; Chittenden. Mr. Hlnls
draw their salary until yesterdav
morning. Most of them were paid off
in tlmo to take tho noon train for
their homes and when the afternoon
trains departeel they took nil tho re
maining members except some few
who hat business to detain them
other than that of legislation
Little of actual work was accomplished
after midnight of Friday nnd everything
previous to that time was published In the
Free Press yesterday. The sessioi.s lasted
until nearly flvo o'clock, with frequent
Interruptions and much horse pl-y. Thero
were nearly a dozen conference reports,
practically all of which resultid In noth
ing, tho reports either being of a failure
to agree or being themselves refused by
one or the other of the two ho ii s, some
times by bath.
LAST HILLS SLACGHTKHED.
The weights and measure-.- bill was
slaughtered In the closing hours, and tho
whole matter of regulatlnq trado remains
as It was before this session opened, with
some slight exceptions. The primary
election bill was swamped In the linal
elk-aster and tho muttor of publicity of
campaign expenses was also wrecked.
The matter of a direct primary has been
referred to tho people and they will be
asked to decide whether they eleslro a di
rect or a preferential primary.
Governor Fletcher remained In Mont
pell, -r until this noon, when be took the
train for home. He will be here again
next month when the appeal of the Stato
treasurer from the appraisal of i.illroad
property will be heard.
All of the Governor's appointments with
which the Senate has to elo have been
sent In. It is not expected that Mr. Dar
ling and Mr. Watson will retain tin ir ap
pointments In tho legislative referene-e
bureau in tho Stato library, but it was
necessary to make some appointments
under the new law, and as there was lie.
time for investigating tho capacities ot
men who might be available", the men
who havo been doing the work of the
revision committee wero mado tho ap
pointees. Mr. Watson having been mado
chairman of the boarel of pub lc servico
commissioners, lt Is not expected that ho
will care to assume these otwer duties,
and .Mr. Darling being clerk of Orange
county, can hardly be expected to take
such onerous tiuthv. ,
Allen W. Calhoun Of Middlebury' has
been name-el as State facteiry Inspector.
SEVKKAL POCKKT VDTOKS.
To tho list of vetoes which tho Governor
has sent to the General Assembly must
bo nddexl soveral pocket vetoeis, vetoes
that result, under the provisions of the
constltutl in. from his failure to sign tho
measures witliln three days, thu Legisla
ture havim; adjournal 111 the meantime.
Other vetoes have been obviated by hav
ing various bills rccolle-d either by the
liouso or Senate, that certuln errors
might be reiiK-illed.
The Goxernor has not Interposed his
pe-rsonnl opinions and prejudices or pref
erences between the General Assembly
and the pi-ople, but has actio! as a care
ful guardian of tho lute-rests entruste-d to
quot of the American Peace and Ar
bitration League returning to Wash
ington Sunday night.
W. S. Skelton. n merchant nt Stanlrv,
inn., says ne wouiu nui iaie iw i.v i ii
the relief u single box of Foley Kline
Pills gavo him. "I had a severe a'tacK
ot kidney trouble wlt'i M rp n.ii. a
through my back and oukl hard y
Btraightc-i up. A single box jf Foley
Kidney Pills entirely relieved me ' J. .
O'Sulllvan, 24 Chun h street Adv
Old Friendships Will Not Avail
to Gain Entrance to the
Washington. Feb. 21 A coat i
white paint npplbd to-dav lo a siJin
reaeling desk from whi-h Woodrjev
Wilson will deliver his Inu-iiturtl ad
dress March 4, eonstlti.t- d n' of tho
real "finishing touch' " t te grrt
temporary structure that bis pone u'l
on the east front of the cipitol In
preparation for inauguration
Across a stretch of nsph ilt pavement
carpenters still are working en tbo
rnmpart-llko stand from whl-h t iu
battery of cameras and motion n1 t rei
machines will be trained uoon the In
augural scene, but the mnnag r of
affairs at the capital promise that a
week before tho day of action nra n
cally every detail of the arrangement
at the capltol will havo been i'-ploted.
On every available corner "
capltol, and from tho top of Ho s
Senate wings of tho buildlr- s
mentary stands have been r ire . 1
ing down upon tho main str i t'"
affording perches for cirdt '1 r 1
and others who cannot be o
dated on the main stru'tur-
Days and nights of lab v '
Joint congressional cor.rmitti
which Senator Crane K .burmm
by D. L Cornelius, se rge lit
of the Senate, Klllott Wood- s
tenelent nf tho enpltol. and ar'
e-ers representing the general I' a (. i
ml committee have resulte ' 11 ' r-
rangement of tho :not of tho )
for the event.
T'nrL.r the. reading stand i w
ident Wilson will spin-.
crowd after lie lakes th ' 1 "'
a coneoaled Mate that vll! -wmp
allow him to descend t.- i .-. T
For Instance, the Stato iletention I ,.i.,,- t, ibe White T
i be -idxantiiKos that would in'' i'ufl t0 Al1"
'ison county If an expeit larni'vi' wero
""pioyrd In the county, a- h ' i""'11 lo'ul
- lib neat pioht lu nianv . ..-.nil'- ,n 11,0
farm bill, which somo of tho best men
In the Slate have favored, is tho subject
of a pocket vetei, not becauso the Gov
ernor is not In favor of tho Idea under
lying the bill, hut because thero nro legal
and constitutional objections to It as
Another bill relating to tho transfer of
Inmates of penal Institutions to the Stato
hospital for tho Insane suffers the samo
fato and for tho sam0 reason. It Is l.sir
able that some such provision should be
made, but a bill whhh would peimlt u
person sentenced to a short term in a
penal institution to bo transferred to tbo
hospital for the Insane for an Indefinite
term, on tho order ot tho authorities ut
such penal Institution, without any he-ar-lng
as to his sanity, has objectionable
features that e-annot bo overlooked, in
tho same way, seimo bills relating lo tho
charter of power comivanli-s failed to bo
signed, bei'iuiso the grants tlu-y carry
nro too extensive or too Indefinite.
POSSIH1.D 8PDCIAL SKSSION.
There has been a great amount ot dis
cussion as to tho probability of a special
session of the Legislature. This may bo
made necessary In the event of alflima
tlve action by the poplo on some of tho
proposals of nmondnient to the coiihtltu-
of Colchesteri Knsox. Mr. Cameron eif " tluit mlv" 1,ocu cubmlttcd to them
Norton; Franklin, .Mr. Thomas of Shel
don; Grand Islo, Mr. Hutchinson of
North Hero: Lamoille. Mr. Joso of
Johnson; Oiauge, Mr. Vaughn of rtnn
dolph; Orleans, Mr, Lucko of Barton;
Itutland, Mr. Proctor of Proctor;
Washington. Mr. Callahan of Mont
peller; Windsor, Mr. Adams of Marl
boro, Windham. Mr. Gago of WVatli-crsflcld.
I nder the terms eif a Joint resolution
uleipttd in the latter hours of tlio ses-sli-n,
tho Governor Is authorized to ap
point a commission to Inquire) Into tho
changes lu tho statutes that may
be mado necessary by any chanses
of the constitution. No appoint
month have been made under
this resolution nnd tburo will bo
Bo occasion for any such invesUga'tion
passing through the crod t a s,
President Tnft and lT.si-l- t V ll
sem will pass Into the ..' it u e n i
broad steps of the Se-"nat. w ng and w I
go after the ceremonb s in t'v S n-U
chamber through the c.-iitr , i In of too
capltol to the inaugural stand.
The entire area of lb. - n i " '
wilt be pollceel on Iran. iati . 1 ' y
the regular Washington po'l. - T' iii
tol police will be withdrawn rt i tl ' -Itol
building for protect l. I ' n s r'
doors of the capltol. t w ' (H
slon limy le had bv spoe-lal r it t ,
are to be turned over, however to rtr n o
doeirleeefrs, so that old frier d , pa rnd
nrticial prestige may have noti ing n il
with bii-alilng down the strut rubs of
Sorgeant-at-Arms Cornelius is foi'iw'rg
the same method In bandittis, the Si ntlta
gallery for the ceremonies utt' nd nt to
the Inaiigurntlon of Vlc-Pr 1 Urt-eleet
Mnrslmll. Head ushers from the thea
tre's of Washington have heen engaged tn
handle tho seating of guests, so fiat otu
clal pressure may not ne txerte-il en tan
regular capltol employe
In front of tho inaugural platform,
.1... (.(,!.. 1-.V Hi,, 1.11,1 rIIt..
liaillVCU IH! Uiu inte e-e"- V
men from Annapolis and the other hy
cadets from West Point, will be .Maj-Gen,
Leonard Wood and IiIh staff guarding tho
spaeo between President Wilson and tho
After some dltllcuUy, provision has beon
mado to get President Wilson's personal
guests, who will numbar 200, off the stand
and up through tho crowded streets to tlni
Wldls House to the olllciai review Spe
cial stnlrways lu the rear of tlio Mauds,
and u licet of motor cars will bo used.