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THE ST. JOHNSBURY CALEDONIAN, JUNE 14, 1899.
9k Calctomimt PCB1.I8HKD BVKRY WKDNRMUY BV THE CALEDONIAN COMPANY, ARTHUR F. STONE, Editor an J Publisher. Pythian Building. St. Johnsbuiy, Vermont Entered fit the St. Johnsbury pout office as econd-clast mail matter. TERMS OF THE CALEDONIAN. One year to any address, 1'52 Six months, Jj Three months, Clergymen in Caledonia county, 51.00 Receipt Riven on payment of subscription. List corrected once a month. ADVERTISING RATES. These advertising rates have been adopted by the Cai.edo.mak and will be used until further notice. Per inch per week, $1. Per month, $1.B. For three months, $3. For six months, $.'. One vear, $8. Discounts. To all advertisers using regu larly three inches or more, 20 per cent dis count from the above rates. Advertisers using five inches or more regularly, 25 per cent discount. Local notices, wants, lor sale, etc., i cents per word first insertion. (These will be set in reading matter type and given the best position in the paper.) Legal notUes 10 cents a line, three insertions. Probate notices $2.50 each for three insertions. Dissolution, liberation and similar notices $l."i each for three insertions. Card of thanks, 75 cents. Obituarv poetry, 10 cents a line. Solid electrotvics only will be taken cannot use cuts with wood bases. THE CALEDONIAN CO We attorney has done by referring to the highly moral standards ol St. Johnsbury. Judge Thompson's position, as stated in his public address in Music Hall, is that as long as the law is on the statute book it should be enforc ed as prescribed by its own wording. That is taking a high plane and one where any good citizen of the state can stand. Until it is repealed by the legislature the law shonld be en forced because it is the law. Summer Homes. The passenger department of the Central Vermont Railway gives an other evidence of its spirit of enter prise in the 1899 edition of "Summer Homes." This is a 140 page book attractively bound in a blue tinted cover dtcoraiea wun a ucsign u white clover. It combines interest ing and instructive reading matter with many half-tone views of scenery in Vermont, the Adirondacks and Canada; also several maps are added which help to form a complete guide for anv one visiting Vermont or traveling by the Green Mountain route. Beautiful descriptions of Lake Champlain, St. Albans, Burlington Brattleboro, the Adirondacks and Canadian resorts are given, together with lists of principal hotels and family homes desiring city boarders This book cannot fail to be of great advantage to those who know or wish to seek the pleasure of a sum mer among the Vermont hills and along the shores of Lake Champlain where beautiful scenery, pure air and most genial hospitality are found. The book is well printed by the St. Albans Messenger Company and is intended for distribution only out side the state. CAREFUL SERVICE - Characterizes our store. Care in filling your prescription; care in giving you just what you want. We have only ONE QUALITY and that the best. No matter whether you have a prescription filled or buy a tooth brush, you can rest assured it will be of the best quality. The Standard Drug Store, 109 Eastern Ave. Reception to Admiral Dewey. "When the proper time conies to re ceive Admiral Uewey Gov. Smith may be relied upon to do the right thing in the right place, and if it costs a dollar or more to entertain Dewey we do not believe any peanut politicians will urge the next legist ture to have an investigation. Gov Smith is consulting several men of prominence throughout the state, and fast last week. regarding a state reception to be given Admiral Dewey on his arrival in Montpelier. It is expected that a delegation from Vermont, including the governor and his staff and other prominent officials, will meet the ad miral on his arrival in New York and extend to him an invitation to a state reception to be given at Mont pelier on a date which shall suit his convenience. This will be a very proper way to receive the great Vermonter and we shall all want to be in Montpelier when Dewev comes home. HIGH LICENSE COMMENTS. How game Vermont Editors Mupporl the 1'rohiDilory ww, Pertinent Press Comment. In Which Si. Johnnltury People Figure CoiiMiMciiously. Caledonia county's state's attor- i- i ri I 1. net' is exceedingly oiacK oy name, but anything but slack as regards dutv. He has been giving the rum dispensers quite a merry chase. Ilardvvick Gazette. If Col. Forbes continues to publish the faces of Vermont's pretty girls in the Vermonter no legislation will be necessary to bring millionaires into the state. Bennington Banner. State's Attorney Slack is whoop ing up things along the enforcement line. Returns began to come in hot The prohibitory law is on the statute books. En force it. Hardwick Gazette. Hon. VV. P. Stafford of St. Johns- bury is being quite "favorably men tioned as good timber for congres sional honors in this district. Hon. VV. P. is large calibre certainly. Hardwick Gazette. The name of W. P. Stafford of St. Johnsbury is mentioned as a fit man for representative lrom the second congressional district. The only thing against him so far is that he is not quite good enough republican for the place. Nearly everyone recog nizes his fitness and ability for the office. It has been truly said that the district "may go farther and fare worse." Vergennes Vermonter. College Presidents. Brown, Yale and Amherst have each chosen their college presidents and the general sentiment is that wise selections have been made in every case. Brown gets Rev. Dr. W. H. P. Faunce, pastor of the Fifth Avenue Baptist church in New York. In presenting Dr. Faunce's name the committee characterized him as an "all-round scholar," familiar with the traditions of Brown, cautious in settling practical questions, a pro gressive man, conservative in his theory of education, an accomplished speaker and having a Christian en thusiasm for the welfare of those under his supervision. Yale takes a member of her own faculty, Prof. Hadley, one of the best teachers of economics in the country, a man who is thoroughly imbued with the Yale spirit, and who is immensely popular with the students. The trustees of Amherst have selected Prof. George Harris, president of the Andover Theological Seminary, and professor of dogmatic theology there. Dr. Harris was graduated from Amherst in 18GG and will make an excellent president for the college. High License Talk. We publish elsewhere all the com ments we have seen in the state press that are opposed to the enforcement of the present prohibitory law. We commend these clippings to the care ful attention of our readers as they represent, probably, the sentiment of the high license advocates through out the state. Some of the papers pay their respects to Judge Thomp son who is used to such attacks and who will come out of the scrimmage unscathed. Some of them are pro nounced advocates of a high license law and Borne try to make a laugh ing stock of the work thatthe state's Literary Notes. Mr. Kipling's "The Day's Work," pub lishcd by Doubleday & MeClure Co., is now in its eighty-second thousand. A second volume by Mr. Dooley will be published next September by Small, May, nnrd & Co. of Boston, who are the pub lishers for Mr. Dunne. The book will be entitled "Mr. Dooley in the Hearts o His Countrymen." It is pleasant to learn that "Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War" has reached its filtieth thousand By the way, Mr. Dunne lias just sailed for Europe on a well-earned vacation. The two most astonishing hits of the year in the publishing world have been '"David Hnrum" and "In His Steps, "and both illustrate the curious chances o books. "David Hnrutn," a character study of a shrewd country banker and horse trader, was written as a first etlor bv a banker in New York state, and was published after his dentil. It was pleas nntly noticed by the critics as a success- lul portrayal of a type, but a crude novel and lor a time, seemed to drop out o sijht. 1 hen in some mvstenous wav people began to read it and talk about it, and though less has been written about it than about scores of less sue eessful books indeed there is not much to write about it it has gone on its tri umphal wav till it stands proudlv pre eminent as the best-selling book of the vear, outstriiiingKudyurd kinhnc s Th Dav's Work," which held that position It is all the more pleasant to note this phenomenal success, because Mr, West eott lelt verv little other property to hi family, and the returns from "Davi llarutn" will be most welcome. Ts Tudee Thompson the whole prohibitory law? Essex Junction Record. St. Johnsbury is wearing smoked goggles. In Herbert L. IJoyle tne town had a hotel proprietor iur whom the citizensshould have shown respect. His Avenue house was con ducted on business principles. It was one of the best public houses in the state. Yet he is fined $519.02 and sent to Rutland to serve a sen tence of GO days on the charge that he has committed the second offense against that most remarkable creation prohibition. Mr. Doyle's first offence was committed some seven years ago in another town. The Creator forgives the sinner, but the prohibitory law never relents! Essex Junction Record. Now St. Johnsbury, mind you, is no ordinary country town. It is the largest place between Concord and Montreal, and the center of trade for a very wide territory. It is distin guished for a remarkably high moral and social tone. Its people are thoroughly representative of all that is best in our Vermont life. They are of superior intelligence, thor oughly up to date, and as law abiding a community 89 can be found anywhere on the face of the earth. And yet here are fourteen person pleading guilty to violation of the prohibitory law and suffering heavy penalties therefor. Could anything more clearly show the lmpractiea bilitv of the prohibitory law ? One of these fine days Vermont will sweep prohibition into thedustheap and replace it by a system under which the huuor trafhc can be regu lated and controlled. Burlington News. It is stated that the recent sen tencing of Landlord 11. L, uoyie oi the Avenue House at St. Johnsbury to a term of 60 days in the House of Correction at Rutland is but the beginning of a crusade that will make that awfully good town on the Passumpsic as dry as the Sahara desert. Judge Thompson, the remorseless, is to preside at the coming term of the county court there and the state's attorney, like the Mikado in Gilbert and Sullivan's one time popular comic opera, has "got a little list" of some 25 holders of the United States licenses who are likely to learn that the way of the transgressor is hard unless in their instances it should point and quickly too, across the border into New Hampshire. St. Johnsbury has always been held up to the world as an exceedingly moral and upright community, and the revelation that there are 25 violators of the prohib- tory law in their midst must have been shocking news to the good people of the town. Vermont Sun. The arrest and conviction of the 14 quor sellers at St. Johnsbury does not tell anywhere near tne whole story of that town which so many supernciai oDservers have described as the model one for he working of prohibition up to the fullest ideal of the late Gen. Neal Dow. The Law and Order League there which has started a campaign to make the law a reality, has pro cured from Portsmouth a list of those who hold U. S. liquor licenses and finds that there are about 25 in the town. This is one for each 260 persons, or for each average 65 families. Does anybody believe after making full allowance for the fact that they are mostly sellers in a small way, that any worse condition of affairs would be possible under a license system l Brattleboro Re former. If the Law and Order League choose to undertake the Augean task why discourage it r Rutland News A large number of witnesses have been subpoenaed and a bell bov a the American House is said to have given the officers a list of those hav ing obtained liquor there through the bell boys. Mr. Doyle weut away for a short vacation when the trouble commenced, but concluded it was better to come back and take his medicine than to stand trial before Judge Thompson. The new Avenue House cost $75,000 and is a modern up-to-date building. The furnishings were put in by Mr. Doyle, backed by some of the most influen tial business men of the town, at an expense of $12,000. Since he opened the house on January 5, 1898, he has kept a model house. There is already talk of sending a petition to Gov. Smith asking him to pardon Mr. Doyle. If one is circu lated nearly every business man will sign it. St. Johnsbury despatch to St. Albans Messenger. Dewey's Soliloquy. To go or not to go ? That l the quest on. Whether 'tis better to keep the old ship hitched Fast to the bottom of Manila Bay, Where I can lay me down anu pcaeciuiiy nooze PnrlirH In th i-nmv ernrile of the deep, Or homeward bie, where all the people vow That not a thlnglet will tney uo m mti A chill of direst apprehension starts Up In my scalp and shimmers to my toes, And then collects itself and wiggles hack Along my limbs and spinal column till The latter, erstwhile as the strongest steel, Becomes but as a piece of rubber hose When I reflect that in that old home land, Which I so thoughtless chose as place of birth. , The whole blamed push is laying for me, bent On snowing me how great a man I bel In dreams I see enthusiastic crowus Banked on the piers and on the warehouse tops, And even perched on telegraph poles, And rubbernecking till it bents the band When the Olympia lets her mudhook go And comes to anchor in the murky stream I And there I lie curled in niv bunk and see The banquet tables hundred dollars per All laden with culinary stud On which the nightmares feed, and sparkling wines . . . . Knough to float this big Olympian boat I I see myself compelled to helpless sit And hummer back the riding blushes while Men, wine-inspired and blessed with gift of gab, Tell roe in lofty speeches they've thought up A lot of things I know as well as they. And then the women I I can feel my hair Get up on end and dance in frenzied fear As in imagination I can see Them standing 'round with lips in yearning bunched. And in each hand I see concealed a pair Of hungry scissors waiting lor a chance To rob my clothes of their securities In shape of buttons, to be proudly worn On pins to keep their monstrous hats in place. Mcthinks I'll anchor off the coast of Maine And swim ashore when darkness palls the deep, And hit the trail incog for old Vermont, And hide myself within my boyhood shack And turn the automatic bulldog loose To warn the mosses I am not at home To anybody, till this wild attack Ol temporary jim-jams of the brain Has spent itself, and I am not compelled To rnh nnr ennrt old Tntlenendcnce Dav Of vested rights it has held since Freedom's birth. (.Denver aunuuy rose lie's Gl Ike Htniup. A Dnvennorter who had a friend out of town who owed him $4 received in the mail recently two $2 postage stamps. He isn't sure that he sees the joke. The post office authorities may change them into stamps of smaller denominations, but they are not obliged to ao so anu 1H nnt Ho it verv often. Stamps of that denomination are hardly ever called for except by stamp collectors, and of ten that were bought to keep on nana in the post office there several years ago, three or four are still in the drawer. Of course the Davenporter might refuse to take the stamps, which are not a legai tender, out naving waueu bu lung iui money, he is ready to grasp at any thing tangible in the way of payment, even in the shape of $2 postage stamps. "Is Mrs. Barkis on your calling list, Mrs. Montmorency ?" "Ves hut not on mv visitmc list. We call the telephone book our calling list now.' Harper s uazar. Pure Harmless Economical ! A Labor Lightener University of Vermont. The 95th commencement exercises of the University of Vermont and State Ag ricultural College are to be held at Bur lington, June 25 to 30. Following is the programme: SUNDAY. Baccalaureate sermon by the presldentat the College Street church. Anniversary of Y. M. C. A. at the College Street church, MONDAY. Class dav exercises on the College Green. Senior promenade at the Hillings Library. TUESDAY, Annual meeting of Phi Beta Kappa in senior lecture room. Annual meeting of Alumni Association in College chapel. Meeting of the Athletic Association in Col lege chapel. Oration before the Phi Beta Kappa Society, bv President William Ilewut Hyde, u. l., LL. p., of Bowdoin College, in the Col lege Street church. KingHley prize speaking at College Street cnurcn. WEDNESDAY. Orations by thegraduatingelass Confurring ol degrees. Corporation dinner at Van Ness House President's reception at Hillings Library. THURSDAY. Entrance examinations in Williams Science Hall. MEDICAL COMMENCEMENT. Exercises of graduation nt the Opera House, tollowcd by banquet at tnc van icss House. Music furnished by the Howard Opera House Orchestra. Swift's Washing Powder j Lightens the labor of house- keeping and house-cleaning greasy dishes, pots and pans, getting the children's finger marks off white paint all the t I hard and disagreeable side of j 1 home work made easy. j I Swift and Company, Makers, Chicago t Something New! Urge package of the World's best cleanser for a nickel. Still greater econ omy In 4 pound package. Made only by THE N. K. FA1RBANK COMPANY, Chicago, St. LouU, Now York, Boston, Philadelphia (IBS ndbkej uu svni it i ii i v i r. Beware cf Imitations r0 Worcestershire, &9 JOHN DUNCAN'S SON MMTfc NEW 3RK. Muddcn caih. Luke K. Storv. an employe of the St. Albans Gas Light Company, was found dead in the company's works last Thurs day morning. Searchers found the body in the cellar under the gas room. He had evidently gone down there to see about the machinery and was overcome with gas, and in trying to reach the stairs his strength failed him, and his body was found under the stairs. Mr. Story was about 30 vears of age and unmarried. He had been at work for the company about three months. He went with the First Volunteer Regi ment to Chicamauga last summer. Eastern Star. The annual meeting of the Vermont grand chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star was held June 1, in Barre, with 300 delegates in attendance. Addresses were delivered by J. A. MeLeod of Hardwick, grand worthy master, and Mrs. Mary L, Paine of Windsor. Among the visitors present were Mrs, J. W. Ewtng of Boston, grand worthy matron of the grand chapter of the United States; Mrs. L. J. Pitkin of Ch cngo, grand secretary, and Mrs. Bigelow of Boston, editor of the Eastern Star's official organ. The report of the secre tary shows that this order is growing very rapidly in the United States, and especially in Vermont. llulf ICutrs lo California, Via the Chicago and Northwestern rail way, affording the quickest time, grand est scenery, variable routes and perfect service. Chicago to Los Angeles and return $G4 50, tickets on sale June 25 to July X, limited to return until September , 1809, account of annual meeting, National Educational Association. Illus trated pamphlet sent free on application. For rates and other information ask your nearest ticket agent, or write J. E. Brittain, 308 Washington street, Boston, Mass. "Don't you think I write with a great deal of dash ?'' inquired the new woman reporter. "Yes," responded the city edi tor, "and I'd much prefer to have you use commas and semicolons." Clcve (Ohio) Plain Dealer. I)rnlK of Knilroml I'rcaitlent. Frank Thomson, president of the Penn sylvania railroad, died June 5. at his home at Merion, a few miles from Phila delphia. Mr. Thomson had been ill about two weeks. He returned to his home on May 20 from a tour of inspection which he, with other officials of the company, had made over the main und lensed lines of the Pennsylvania railroad system. Upon his return home he was suffering from acute indigestion and at once took to his bed and placed himself in the hands of his iilivsicinn. Mr. 1 iiomson Had en joyed ordinary health and it was believed he would soon rally and recover from his indisposition. His death was wholly un expected. Mr. Thomson was 58 years old and since he reached the age of 17 years had been in the service of the great railroad company of which he had been the head during the last two years of his life, he having succeeded to the presidency in 1897 upon the death of George B. Roberts. Cedric Leighton, a former proprietor of the Appledore and Oceanic hotels, Isles of Shoals, died recently at westMcaiora Bicycle Sundries. Bells, Trouser Guards, Foot brakes, Hand and Foot pumps. A large line of Toe clips, all the latest styles at W. W. S. BROWNE'S, 61 Eastern Avenue. SUMMER TRIP TO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA is a delightful experience if one goes by the SANTA FE ROUTE. Ask us about this and we will make it perfectly clear. We will also send, on request, copy of illustrated books descriptive of the trip and full particulars of greatly reduced round trip rates that will be made by the SANTA FE ROUTE at the time of the National Educational Association Convention in los Angeies next July( This route is 24 to 3o hours snorter man any oiner. S. W. MANNING, Gen'l New Eng. Agent, The Atchison, Topeka and SanteFe Railway, 332 Washington St., Boston, Mass. SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS MEN ALWAYS CARRY INSURANCE "Evil Dispositions Are Early Shown.'' Just so evil in the blood comes out in shape of scrof ula, pimples, etc., in children and young people. Taken in time it can be eradicated by using Hood's Sarsaparilla. Li older people, the aftermath of irregular living shows it self in bilious conditions, a heavy head, a foul mouth, a general bad feeling. It is the blood, the impure blood, friends, which is the real cause. Purify that with Hood's Sarsaparilla and happiness will reign in your family. 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Wedding Stationery "fir GENTLEMEN, You can get a first class business suit made for $13.00, J. C. STEYENS, Tailor, Merchants Bank Block, Kailroad Street, The Passumpsic Savings Bank, Main Street, St. Johnsbury. MAKE tW WHILE THE SUN SHINES THE REMINGTON. It responds quickly to the slightest touch, gives best results in manifolding, very simple, few parts. Seldom need repairs. A few of these most ingen ious machines are on exhibi tion in my windows this week. Call and see them. C. C. BINGHAM, Agent for Caledonia County. The newspapers say that times are better; if you have more money than your actual needs have you ever thought of the advantages of a Savings Bank account ? Wealthy people in this town who formed the savings bank habit years ago, claim that the foun dation of their fortune was laid with the opening of their first savings bank account. We open accounts for a sum as low as one dollar. Office Hours 8.30 a.m. to 3 m. Saturdays and 7th of each month 7 to 8 p. m. 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