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THE MIDDLEBURY REG1STKR
DECEMBER 31, 1915.
OLDER BUT STRONGER
To be bealthy at seventy, prepare at
forty, is sound ndvice, becnusc in the
Btrengtli of middle Hfc we too often forget
that neglccted colds, or carclesa treat
meut of slight achcs and paius, siniply
undennine strength nnd briug chronic
weakness for later years. j
To be stronger when older, keep your
blood pure and ricli and nctive with the
strcngth-building and blood-nourishlng
propcrtlcs of Scott's Hmulsion which isa
food, a tonic and a inedicine to keep your
blood rich, allevlate rheutnatlstu and
avoid 6ickues3. No alcobol in Scott's.
Scott & Bowne, Bloomfield, N. J,
GOV. MEAD'S GIFT TO RUTLAND.
As'for the gift itself. it ofTers a
splcndid chancc for the young people
of Rutland; and the pcople of that city
should feel a debt of gratitude to Gov.
Ex-Gov. John Abner Mead appeare
again in the role of a public benefactor.
His gift of the Mclntyre property as
a community center on non-sectarian
lines for the young people of Rutland
will provide jU3t the kind of an estafr
lishment needed to give the risinggen'
eration a place for whoiesome enter
taidment and recreation. The gift rep
resents a value of $50,000, and the
commodious buildings will be used for
club rooms, comtnittce rooms, reading
rooms, gymnasium, etc., while the
grounds are of sufficient size to furnish
a playground where tennis and other
exerciaes may be enjoyed out doors.
That uov. Mead has done a generous
deed in securing this valuable property
and devoting it to the community is
not less true than the fact that he
has by this gift made it possible to
carry on a work of constructive good
citizenship and Christianity which
should continue long af ter he has joined
the great maiority m the "undis
covered country from whose bourne no
That he will live to see the plans he
has set in motion uccomplish all the
good he hopes therefrom is the earnest
wish of the city and the fellowship
which he has so nobly rumembered, and
assuredly such a work and such an in
stitution will constitutc a monument
more enduring than granite, moru noble
' Rutland Newe.
' Rutland received a worth-while
Christmas gift in the splcndid present,
announced yesterdny at the Con
gregationul church, from John Abner
Mead, former governor of the State,
of the L. H. Mclntire property on the
southeast corner of Center and Court
streets, to be used by the youth of Rut
land as a social center. While the gift
is placed primarily in the hands of the
trustees of the Congregational church,
it is the earnest wish and expectation
of the donor that it will be absolutely
non-sectarian and open to the young
people of Rutland, regardless of church
or no-church affiliations.
It is the best gift that Rutland has
ever received from any of its citi
zens. While many communities in
Vermont have been generously re
membered by its successful and loyal
citizens, Rutland has had little hereto
fore along this line. The example of
Dr. Mead may be infectious. It is cer
tainly a splendid example for others to
The property when it is developed
along the lines that are in the mind of
the donor will fill one of the greatest
needs in this community that of a
whoiesome, well-equipped gymnasium
and recreation center for the youih of
the city. The half-acre, with com
modious and well'constructed buildings,
is one of the choicest locations in Rut
land, practically adjoining the business
district and therefore easily accessible.
The gift is further proof of Gov
ernor Mead's devotion to the church
of which he has been a member for
nearly a half-century, but far beyond
that it is evidence of his interest in
the city which has been the scene of
his remarkable business success, and of
his love for the youth and his desire to
see them grounded in good health, sur
rounded by right influencesand founded
on good principles. If citizens in their
making are carefully nurtured there
need be no fear of the future of the
This institution will stand as an en
during monument to Rutland's chief
JOSEPH A. De BOER.
Rutland Evening Nowa.
The highest type of citizen, a man
whom any State would be proud to
honor, is with us henceforth only in
spirit but what a magnificent heri
tage! Rutland Ilerald.
Working his way through school
and college, teaching school, studying
finance, working as an actuary, serv
ing as secretary and vice president and
finally as president of the National
Life, Mr. DeBoer gave every evidence,
not only of apowerful, clear and acttve
mentality, but of a capacity for sus
tained effort seldom surpassed in busi
Obitqary notices aro cold, unre
aponsivo things. A mcre recital of the
business, educational, political and
public activities of Joseph A. DeBoer
conveys no impression of tho man as
his friends knew him. Wonderfully
keen of intellect, with a wealth of
knowlcdge stored in his mind, he pos
sesscd the quality of knowing and ap-
preciating other men, and having a
sympathy for thcir hopes and strug
gles. Burllneton Free Presa.
His was a grand life which afTorded
constant inspiration. It was inspiring
in its upward progress frnm a little
immigrant boy forced to sell papers to
eke outa scanty living, to an cnviable
position at thc head of one of the great
est insurance companies in the United
States. His life was an inspiration in
its constant striving toward grand ideals
of manhood, lofty conceptionsof citizcn
ship and broad principles of patriotism.
Every worthy cause found in him an
earnest champion and an cloquent advo
cate. Bennington Banncr.
In the death of Hon. Joseph A. De
Boer Vermont has lost its most bril
liant citizen. He was brought to this
country from Holland when a chlld
and never had any advantages save
those he worked for and earned by hard
labor. He never had a pull, but rose
from his start as a newsboy to become
at the age of 41 the head of one of
the great financial institutions of the
country. HiB career reads like a
romance, but the key to his success
was study, hard work and honcst ser
vice. His death at the age of 64 is a
great loss to Vermont and to the whole
Waltcr II. Crockctt.
It is seldom that there are united in
one man the qualities of a great busi
ness executive, a profound scholar and
a brilliant orator, but such a union was
exemplified in the life of Mr. DeBoer.
It was always a delight to listen to his
public addresses. His enunciation was
clear and distinct, his argument was
logical and his familiarity with the mas-
ters of literature, ancient and modern,
cnabled him to adorn his speech with
npt and graceful quotations.
Mr. DeBoer believed thoroughly in the
future of Vermont and was inter
ested in all that pertained to its devel-
opment. His political ideals were high
He stood firmly for what he believed to
be right and his career takenas a whole
is a splendid example of faithful and
efficient servicc in public and private
life to hold before young men.
SENATOR PAGE ACTIVE.
Vermont Union Journal.
Senator Carroll S. Page's ability for
work has evidently gotten around in
Washington if the Senato committee
assignments given him are any evi
dence. They are, Banking and Cur
rency, Agriculture and Forestry,
Indian Affairs, Education and Labor,
Printing, Interoceanic Canals, Naval
Alfairs, Sale and Transportation of
FEED THE BIRDS.
Now if ever is the time to make
known your love for the birds. The
heavy snow is a decided handicap to
our feathered friends in getting food.
A sweeping from the barn floor thrown
out under a tree in the yard or even
taken to the edge of nearby woods, will
help the birds greatly in getting enough
to sustain themselves. It is jiot the
cold that the birds mind, as much as it
is the depth of the snow which will
hinder them in reaching the ground or
even some hole in which they have a
store of food.
FREEDOM FOR COLLEGE PRO
FESSORS. Rutland Evening News.
If thc rumpus aroused by the dis
missal of Prof. Scott Nearing from
the Univeriity of Pennsylvania last
summer seemed to anybody a mere
tempest in a teacup, that view is now
dispelled and the storm is justified by
Professor Nearing in himself was
unimportant, but the principle of the
thing--the question wheth'er college
trustees might curb the free utterance
of professors by discharging them for
expressing their personal opinions
was very important. There arose a
demand throughout the country that
scholars intrusted with teaching our
American youth should be untrammeled;
that at least there should be no ground
for suspicion that wealth or vested in
terests in any form had power to con
trol the teaching of npeciaiists in edu
Now the University of Pennsylvania
itself has yielded to the storm of
criticism. There will be no more ruth
less "firing" of professors. It has
been decided that the trustees, in dis
missing professors or instructors, must
have the consent of the faculty, and
the professor's own colleagues will have
the deciding voice, Moreover, when a
man is dropped for a good reason, ho
will be notified in time, so that ho
needn't be left without a job.
Such a conclusion shonld give a new
spirit of self-respect and freedom to the
teaching force of every college in the
THE REGISTER SEDATE.
Says the sedate Registcr of Middle
bury: College and schools close today.
The college boys and girls will be back
again Monday, January 3.
Then for a raht rahl timo all
While all southern New England
was snow bound and passenger trains
between New York and Boston were
from 12 to 24 hours latc, business wcnt
right on up here in good old Vermont
with just the right nmountof snow to
make business good. Vermont is all
right. No big extremes meet here.
ROBERT COBB, BFNEFACTOR.
It isn't the size of the gift that
counts, it is the proportion as compared
to meanB and the spirit that is back of
it. The widow's mite, which was all
she had, outweighed millions from other
sources. Robert Cobb, a colored barbcr,
who died in St. Johnsbury last week,
was a poor man, but he deserves to be
ranked higher as a public benefactor
than many men with great fortunes. It
is rather pathetic to read of the way
that he diBposed of his savings, as fol
lows: $100 to the Sunset home for
aged women; $100 to the Red Men, to
be used for flowers lor funerals of
members; $100 to the North Congrega
tional church; $50 to the St. Johnsbury
cemetery association. When additional
chapters of the St. Johnsbury history
are written, the name of Robert Cobb
oughtto be perpetuated in them.
County Agent Wood of Caledonia
county ndvises the farmers of that
section to buy the chemicals and mix
their own fertilizer, alleging that 99
per cent of the farmers who do this
are satisfied with the result, and also
save from $5.00 to $10.00 per ton by" so
doing. The farmers of that county
may pay a dollar and belong to the
county association, and purchase their
chemicals co-operatively and save a
tidy sum. Besides all this, there is
this advantage to the farmers in co
operative buying of fertilizers; the
product when mixed is much purer
than the products sold on the open
market, the "fillers" in such brands
varying in amounts from 100 to 1000
pounds per ton. This 'filler" has, so
it is alleged, absolutely no fertilizing
value, and is putin merely to save the
more costly materials. Hence the ad
ded value to the farmer of doing his
CONGRESSMAN GREENE GROW-
The Daily Evening Argus says
Representative Frank L. Greenc has
been assigned to the military com
mittee in Congress and we predict that
he will be one of its most valuable
members. Col. Greene has long been
associated with military matters es-
pecially with the Vermont National
Guard, and has given the subject much
study and attention, which, addcd to
his unusually good judgment, will prove
valuable. A better choice for the com
mitte could not have been made.
No Congressman in recent years has
grown faster in theappreciation of the
leaders in theHouse than Congressmtn
He is a personal friend of the Speaker
of the House and sits at "the Round
Table" with the leaders on the republi-
can, or "opposition side" of the House
Meanwhile he is just as popular at
home and no man, since D. J. l''oster, is
more mindful of the interests and re
quests of his constituents,
Congressman Greene isone of the
coming big men in this country.
The recent meeting of the State
Grange of Vermont and New Hamp
shire, the former in Burlington and the
latter in JCeene, has called renewed at
tention to the Patrons af Husbandry,
undoubtedly the largest and most in
fluential farmers' organization in the
world. Life in the rural regions lacks a
social side, and the Grange meetings
with their literary programs and de
bates go a long way in providing this
important feature. The Grange is in
terested in all the various phases of
agriculture, its needs and its problems,
but its good work does not eud in try
ing to teach its members better farnv
ing. The Grange stands strongly for
better methods of living, for temper
ance, for improved highways and more
' efficient public schools, and its position
is usually right on all matters concern
ing public welfare. Vermont is better
and stronger and people in the State
are better contented on account of the
Grange and its activities. We believe
the organization will continue to grow
and prosper and to find still greater
fields for usefuldess.
To tun powcr sewlns machlnes, makinir Ladles'
and Chlldren's Underwear, Llght and easy work.
Operators averare to eam from $1.60 to $2.00 per
day. For further Information applyto the Itlch
j mond Underwear Co., Richmond, Vt. 62t2
Thc best fllllng for lunchcon sand
wlches Is choppcd chlckcn molstcncd
With crenm salad drcssing; choppcd
ham nnd a little sour plcklo uiolstcned
with drcssing ls also good. Thesc two
Eeeni to be tho most popular. A hot
drlnk at this time of the yoar is better
than punch nnd less expenslve clthcr
coffeo or cocoa. The little drop cakcs
nre easy to servo and nlways popular.
In mnklng sandwlches uso flne graln
ed bread twenty-four hours old. It
makes thc best sandwlches. Cut ln
thln, even sllces, rcmovlng crusts. Sof
tcn buttcr before sprcadlng. Cut sand
wlches ln smnll, fnncy shapcs as de
slred, such as flngcrs. There are about
four from a sandwlch nnd nre casy to
eat. Wrap in dnmpened napklns untli
scrvcd. Here nre reclpes for some
sandwlches; cach rcclpo ls enough to
serve twenty-flvo persons:
Mldnlght. Two lonvcs white sand
wlch bread, one-half pound butter and
two hcads lcttucc.
Fllllng. Mix together one and one
half cupfuls mlnced cookcd chicken,
three-qunrters cupful flnely chopped
cclcry, one-half cupful ground boiled
ham, one nnd one-half cupfuls mayon
nalse or n boiled cream dresslnglf pre
ferred. Lny lcttucc lenf on thlnly but
tered sllce of bread, sprend llberally
with mlxturc, covcr with lettuce leaf
and second sllce of bread.
Assez Moutnrde. Two loaves white
sandwlch bread, a pound buttcr.
Fllllng. A cupful mayonnalse or
cooked dresslng hlghly seasoned with
inustard mlxed with two cupfuls
ground lean ham and two-thlrds cup
ful chopped nuts.
Spanlsh. Four loaves entlrc wheat
bread, a pound butter.
Fllllng. A cupful muyonunlse, two
cupfuls chopped ollves, n dozcn chop
I'erfectlon. Four loaves entlre wheat
or white bread, one pound buttcr.
Fllllng. Two-thlrds cupful stuffcd
ollves, two-thlrds cupful tender celery,
two-thlrds cupful pecans. Chop flne,
mix nnd moisten with mayonnalse.
For the little cakcs try these; there
will be enough for twenty-flvc persons:
Peanut Patties. Cream one-fourth
cupful butter and one-half cupful of
sugar; add two eggs well beaten. Mix
nnd slft one cupful of Uour, two tea
spoonfuls of bnklng powder nnd one
tenspoonful salt and add to creamed
mlxturc. Then add one-fourth cupful
milk, one cupful flnely chopped pen
nuts nnd two teaspoonfuls of lemon
juice. Drop ln smnll spoonfuls on
greased baklug shects, one to two
lnches npurt, and plnce half n peanut
on each. BaUe in a slow oven to a del
Dellclose. Mix tonctlier one-thlrd
cupful of soft buttcr, one-half cupful
brown sugar. one-half cupful granu
lated sugur, a few grains of salt, one
epg (beaten). two squares of melted
chocolnte, one-half cupful llour, three
qunrters cupful of pecan or walnut
meats cut flne nnd one teaspoonful vn
nllla. Spread mlxture evenly in pans
llned with parallln papcr nnd bake ln n
slow oven. When done, rcinove at once
from pan nnd cut ln strips or squares.
No doubt you know how to decorate
your table. Just now the pretty holl
day greens cnn be used to great advnn
tage. Where there nre so many to
servo you nre no doubt plannlng to
ptiM) the refreshments. Small tables
aro nlce, as four cnn slt and have a
place for the cups nnd saucers and a
Emall plnte. Thesc do not take up much
room and cnn be placed In two or more
rooms as for a card party. Eneh table
may be prettlly decorated.
All Cozied Up In White Angora Is This
High School Athlete.
This volumlnous sport scarf of white
angorn tnkes n slouch hat of the same
THE NEWE8T VARIATION.
materlal triinined with a worsted ro
eette. Many of these latest iuodels
have the scarf ends enibrolderctl with
wool flowers dtiisies. roses nnd qualnt
Apple Crumb Pudding.
Chop slx or elght largo npples, add
to them tho samo bulk of dry bread
crumbs or cracker crumbs, nnd stlr
together in n pudding dlsh with a plnt
and one-hnlf of mllk. Add three well
beaten eggs, sugar to tnste aud add
a very little powdered clnnamou. Bako
one hour In a slow oven. Eat cold,
with rich crenm.
The test of time shows that the person who makes regu
lar deposits in the bank is far better off in the end than the
one who speculates in schemes ordubious enterprises that
he knows very little about. Start an account with us.
Interest Paid 4 ZZt
RUTLAND SAVINGS BANK
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Calls Attention to its
Opciicd Octobcr ist, 1915
Deposits received from 81 to $5,000.
Interest paid 4 per cent. compoundlng semi-annually on all sums of $5 or
All deposits tax free.
Deposits made on or before the 5th bf any month draw interest from the
ilrstof that month.
We solicit YOUR. account.
GEO. M. WRIGHT, Pres.
NATIONAL BANK 0F MIDDLEBURY
ESTADLISIIED IN 1833
C. E. P1NNEY, Cashier
CAPITAL $200,000 SURPLUS $100,000
Accomodations Granted ConsUtent with Good Banking.
per cent paid on Savings Depoaita, free from Tax
Interest Credited February nnd August.
BaiikiiiK Hours, 9 to 3; Snturtlay, 0 to 12.
Safo Denosit lioxes to Itont.
We urgc every one who is earning anything at all to make a savings account
the first item of importance in his NECESSARY EXPENSE list.
Determine to save a certain part of your carnings. When your money is pajd to
you, take out this amount, and then plan your expenses from the balance.
By so doing you will have a certain definite sum earning interest for you and
the accumulation will give you a working capital later on when you
may need it.
This bank will help you save and will pay 4 per cent interest compounded
serni-annually on your deposit.
Rutland Tie ii.-mit witii
The trustees of the Winooski Savings Bank have voted to pny its
depositors interest at the rate of FOUR and ONE FOURTH per centum
per nnnum for the six inonths' period ending December 31st, 1915, mak
ing the fourth consecutlve semi-annual dividend at this rate.
Deposits $2,365,000 00
Asscts 2,602,000 00
WINOOSKI SAVINGS BANK
No. 11 Winooski Kloclt, 'Winooski, Vt.
Orgmiizcil 47 yenrs
Deposits made on or before Jan. 10 draw interest from Jan. 1.
STATE OF VERMONT )
DISTRICT OP ADDISON, ES. I
The I'robate Court for the District of Addison:
To all persons interested in the trust estate of
Gcorge S. Walker, late of Whiting, in caid Dis
trict, deceased. Greeting :
By the authority of the State of Vermont, you
are hereby notified to appear before the sald Pro
bate Court, at the I'robate Oflice in Middlebury,
in said District. on the 3ddayof January. AD.
1016, at 10 o'clock A. M to (how cause. If any
you have, why the annual account of Carl O.
Church, Trustee of the trust estate of sald of
deceased, should not be allowed.
Dated at Middlebury, in said District, this 13th
day of December, A. D. 1915.
Sl Charles I, Button. Judgc.
Two pounds Hibbon Candy in fancy
boxes, ... 22c
Rilibon Candy in bulk, per pound, 1(U
All kinds of Xtnus Candy in bulk (on
every other connter from 20 to 25
centa per pound) our price 18c
SEEDLE8S ORANGES, large size, per
dozen, - i!5c to 35c
Seymour St.. Opp. Depot
Wc E o All Kindf) of
. I,. WELLSi Caslilcr
tiie ciiitnc ciocic Vermont
Ellzabctli 15. newey,
Intc of Middlebury
STArE OP VERMONT.
DISTRICT OF ADDISON, SS. I
The Honorable I'robate Court for the District of
To all persons interested in the estate of Eliza
beth E. Dewey, late of Middlebury, in said Dis
trict deceased, GREETING ;
Ata I'robate Court, holden at Middlebury, wlthin
and for said District on the 10th day of December,
1915, instruments purportins to be the last
Will and Testament of Elizabeth E. Dewey, lato
of Middlebury, in sald District, deceased, and a
codicil thereto was presented to the Court aforo
said, for I'robate. tiOuU
And it is ordercd by said Court that the 3d day
of January, 1916, at 9 a. m.. at the I'robate Office
in said Middlebury, be asalgned for provlntr sald
instruments and that noticc thereof be k'lven to
all persons concerncd, by publlshint: this order
three weeks successively in thc Middlebury Iteff
ister, a newepaper circulating in that vicinity, in
said District, prcvioua to the time appointed
Therefore, you are hereby notifietl to appear be-
t .. -; i r t i i
and contest the probate of tnij will, if you have
Given under my hand at Middlebury, in sald
District, this 10th day December, 1915.
51 Charles I. liuttcn, Judge.
CARBORINE ROOF C0ATIN6
applied to your root now will save you
the cost of a new one later; becauae it will
instantly impart new life to the roof and
extend its terni of usefulnes many years
STRflNQ HARnWARF Rfl. v
A tolltt prrparatlon ot mrrlt.
For R eitnnns Colar and