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VERMONT WATCHMAN & STATL J 0 URN AL, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 1903.
3 Thursday, A'cptcmber 3, 1903. ARTHUR ROPES (lencral Edltor, ALAS, OUR BAYARDl It is not Btirprisiug thnt onr uimblo friond of tho St. Albatis Mossongor plnngoB fnr bnok into tho dim shnd owy ronlniB of nnciout logendnry story to flnd Bomothing to pnt np ngniust tlio Jourunl'B rocout dofciiBO of "tho inonutnin rnlo" udor norinnl condi tions. IIo conld flud notliing iu tho ronl fncts of nuoiout liistory, s,acrod or profnno. Within tho Hmits of Amio Doiniui 1 nud 1003, thoro is not n pog on whioh could bo huug n "ronl sub Btnntinl nrgmnont'' agniust tho prin oiplo or practico of googrnphicnl diB tribntiou of oillco iu n govornmont by tho peoplo. So, uudor stroBS of ad vorso oiroumstnncos, tho tho coutoiu porary rotrcats iuto tho Bholtor of vory nuoiout nud misty lcgoudary tiniGH, fnr ontBido tho prociucts, not moroly of recorded liistory, but of tiines iufluitely roiuoto frora tho trail of plnusiblo iuvoution, to flud n bluff tostiffou np his protost agniust n vory wnoiesomo ropuuiicnu custom cr ilUlUBUlUU IUlUUllUail CUBIOU1 Or rnlo" which, possibly iu thoiutorost ot Bomo politicnl oxigouoy iu che not distnnt fntnro, it mny bo proposed to abrogato. With it? wouted iuipnlaiveness, tho Messengor hnd said that tho conse qnonco of "tho mountnin rnlo," in rospoct of tho govoruorBhip, had oftou beon oroeping mediocrity in tho ofllco of tlio Chiof Executivo. Tlft) Journal nskod the coutoinporarj' for particulars. Tho nuswer is ropriutfld elEowhoro in tho thoso columus. Tho Messouger duoka. Thnt's uot tho wny with ro formors of tho real Btutf. It nvors that tho Journnl, in makiug this ro quost, "knows itsolf to bo porfectly safo. " TJiat's a torriblo confession tho coutompornry inakcs of a lack of courago. Ho Svon't spcoify. Wo hnd boou nccustomed to regard onr friend as tho Bnynrd of Vermont joumalism, nlwnys bootod nnd spurred, his nruior on, his lance iu rest, liko his medio val prototpyo iu liistory nndiohivnlry, rondy for a dnshiug tilt iu tlio causo ho hnd espouBod. Roform novor comes from gonoral itios iu its advocaoy or support. Re foriners in the chnrch, liko the iu domitnblo Luthor, roCormers in gov orumout, liko tlio irou-headed Oroin woll or' tho resoluto Hanipdon, nud thoir compcers, like bold John Adanis nud sturdy Thoma.s Jofferson, aud thoir stout couopanions iu robollion, nro intensoly porBOiml in their war fnro for tho rights of nion, inroligious or civil affairs. Thoy hit hard, and aro uot too tendor of mou's foolinga in showing causo for thoir courses or dofeudiug a propositiou or pushing prinoiples to success, Now, if tho Vormout Proorustes should catclitho faltering Messeugor, nud monsuro tlio coutemporary on his bod of iron, wo grcatly fear ho would be found too short iu statnrofor arcnl hero in U10 proposed roform of tho nionntnin liuo heresy. There might bo Inrgo spaco botweeu the vlctim's feot nud tho footboard, so tlint, to make n horoio flt, Procrustes niust noodB strotoh tho deflcieut boties and aiuows, aud pull tho dolinqueut joiuts nsnudor. A roformor should bowaro of too grent tondoruess or timidity. Tho flguiout of the Messongor's brnin that, nudor tho oxistiug cnstom, tho ohoico of a Governor for tho wholo State is narrowed dowu to sovon counties, needs only to be lnentioned to bo dispolled. For disillusioumont Bearch tho liistory of Stato convcu tions, rocout aud roiuoto. Incoinpe tent men, or men of mediocrity, may hnvo beou uomiuatod and olected to tho oHlco of Governor, and would con tinuo to bn if the mountaiu ridgo aud tho custom bogotten of it woro wiped ont of oxistonco as thoy have boou in Stntes hnviug no hills for a mountaiu liuo. Tho "rule" and tho clioico of nominatiug couveutioiiB, iu rospcct of mediocrity of cnndidatos ohosen, do not staud in tho relatiou of causo and offect. It may bo lioted tlmt tho political liuo and the geographical liuo nro uot nlwnys ouo aud the samo thing. On whioh sido of tho line wns Dilliug linni of Wntorbury iu 1888, or Pago of Hydo Park in 1800? Politically, tho fonuor wbb on the east Bido, geogrnph ically on tho west; tho Intter was politically ou tho west sido; geograph ical ly, tho survoyor'B conipnsa nnd (1'KltltY 1)AV1S) the seaman's friend, for cholera, cramps orclillls. It acts like niagic Tnko 110 substitule. Prico 25c. a 50c. u5 joliniu mlght bo roqulrod to dotormiuo ! Iils locnlity, Othor Govomors liavo boou iu tho sauio catogory. Thoy hnvo boou ohofiou from nll parts of tho Stato. Thoro hnvo boou iu ouo part of tho Stnto nlwnys niou ns flt to bo Qovornov ns mou lu nuothor part, Duncombo asido, nud tho ozigouoioa of n couiiug politicnl cnuipaign olim iuatod from this oquntiou, thosolutiou wonltl bo x oqunls 0, tlio luouutniu rnlo Btnuding simply for n propor nud rntiounl goographical distributlou of tho offlcosof Govoruor, lioutouaut gov- oruor.aud Sountor of tho Uuitcd othor thiugs or couditious boiug cqnnl. PREVENTING CONSUMPTION. Tlmt tho donth rnto in cousnmptiou 1b boiug rodnood nll ovor tiio oonutry givoa justifinblo liopo nnd boliof thnt tho dlsonso mny bo abBolutoly cou trollod nnd tlmt ovoutually ,tho cnBos will bo ns infroquout ns thoso of stunll x now nro. Tho catnpaigu carriod ou agaiust tho diBonso by tlio Dopart uiont of Hoalth in Now York oity has rosultod iu n rcdnotiou of tho donth rato iu twelvo years of forty por oout. Iu 1880 iu that olty, boforo tho work of tho boaid was boguu, thoro woro thirty-oight dentha froui cousuuiptiou I 1IU1 ll,UUU IMIii JIUiBUliB 11L1U lilBt I thoro wore ouly twouty-two por 10,- 000. A rednction in the donth rato is ro portod all ovor tho conutry thougli sotuowhnt less thnn iu Now Yoik oity whero, howovor, aro so mauy coudi tious and circmustnucoB tliatfostor tho diBoaso, Bnoh ns in tho crowdod qunr ters of tho Syrinus or in Ohinntowu. Tho iufootod houees of thoso parts of tho city havo boou veritnblo aonth housos, botli from nnBauitary coudi tious aud coustaut viplatiou of aluiost ovory law of hoalthful liviug. Amoug tho claBBOs of ocoupntions, which sliow tlie groatest death rato" aro : Stouo outtiug, highost of all, with 540 doaths por 10,000; oigaretto innkors, 477; plasterors, 453; printors, 435; aud housoinnids, 430. Tho causo iu oaoh of thoso is obvious. Tho nogroos, Ohiueso nnd Irish nro clnssed auiong tliose iu New York whu aucuumb luoat easily to tho disoaso partly becauso of a cortaiu raco weaknoss aud partly bocauso of uusauitary lifo. Dr. Biggs, tho bactoriologist of Now "York Hcnlth Dopartmeut, takos n hopeful view of tho success of the provoutive measuros undortakou iu that city, predictiug that Now York will in tiuio bo rolativoly freer from cousuuiptiou tliau tlio rest of tho country if tho work is coutiuuod, "for cousnmptiou is a disonso thnt mny bo controllod nb solutoly. " Tlio Frenoh govornmout has boguu with tho sohools nnd rosorts to pro cantionary mensurcs tut would ns touish nu Amoricnn school bonrd. Pupils nro oxnmiuod ovory throo uiouths aud thoir physicnl couditiou with roforonco to daugor is ontored 011 tlieii roports. Particular caro is takon in tho caro of tho sohoolrooms,, uo dry sweopiug or carpets being al lowod ; tho f urnituro is washod reg ulnrly nud froqnoutly; booka nro regularly disiufccted, pvomiscuous uso of pencils aud pouholdors is foibid don and tho possessiou of tho latter artiolos is accompauiod by tho ad mouitiou to "koop thom ont of thoir mouths." In boardiug schools n still Beverer routino is prosoribod nnd cou suuiptivo pupils ar6 kopt from school. Iu viow of tho olTaugo of thought rcoently nndorgono iu this country iu regard to tho caro of cousnmptives it would soom that thoso liviug in tho conntry who aro throatened with this disonso havo the iomody iu thoir own hnuds. Inatend of tho pamporing that usually accompauies tho bogin uing, tho wrnpa nnd tho staying in doors, oxpoBuro to tlio out-of-door nir, howovor sevore with proper olothing of conrBO ovon to what sooma hnrdahip, lms beou kuown to produco surprisiug results in Eome cases. Eveu thou, howevor, uaturo will havo hor way nud othor nud ueoossnry precautions aro woll. It will tako n long timo to overoouie tho projndico with whioh sumo pooplo look npou iaolatiou in this discaso, but tho comforts and cou venieucoa boyond the lench of ordiu nry homos fonud iu tho sauitarinms, now so inuch disoussed will do much to atouo to tho individual for tho laok -of the sooioty of faraily or frionda. Tho alloviation of Bulloring is somo thing to bo cousidored but best aud nbove nll iB provontion, oheoking the growth of tlio diBouso whero syniptoms nro aliowu, obsorviug tho tondonoy to it and obvinting suoh by caro aud fore thought, tho "stopping it boforo it begins," will bo nfter nll tho most oilectivo measuros iu staniping oat tho disonso. THE SIGNIFIOANOE, OF A NEW STEAMER. Tho Ohamplain Trauaportatiou Co. liao. dooidod to build nuothor stoamor for LnkA Ohamplaiu to tako the placo of tlio Maqnaui whioh lms out lived hor usofnlnoss. This doos not uioan that tho old boat is to go out of commlBsion, but that it is too sniall tp accommodnto tho inoroasod bnsinoss tlmt has como to tho compnUy nnd must bo replacod by u larger boat, whilo tho old oraft will'do "sraro work. " Tho brillding of nuew atonmer iB uot nn ovout of nnusnnl importauco in.itsolf.flbut it is importaut ns lllns- trntiug tho luoroaslng popnlnrlty of Lnko Ohnmplniu, nnd conBoquontly of torritory snrronndlug it, ns n snnmior plonsnro grouud. Tho Burlington Froo ProBB dlscuBsos this phnso of tho mnt tor nud its commouts nro ropriutod horo : Tho nnuonuoomont of tho dotortuin atiou of tho Ohnmplniu Trnusportntion Oo. to build nuothor, now stonnjboat, followina bo boou unon tho oomnlo- tion of tho now aud palatinl Vormout ou JunKo uiinmpintn nud tlio aagnnioro ou Lako Uoorgo, has n biondor slgni fioanco thnn might nt flrst sight np pear. This ontorpriso 1b a promiao aa woll aa nu ovidonco. It uot ouly shows thnt tho mnungomont is nntiol patiug nu ouormona iuoronso iu tourist trnvol through Lnkoa Ohnmplniu nnd Georgo, bnt it nlso botokoua n dotor minatiou ou tho part of tho manago mout to bo proparod to accomniodato tourisis as woll aa to loavo no logiti mato meaua' unuBod to mako this boantlfnl iulaud son n Moccn for sum mor travolors from all parts of tho world. That tho oxpootntion of Inrgo ly iuoronBod tinvol through thoso lnkos is juBtiflod, nrovidod nronor ollorts aro pnt forth to diroct publio atton tiou moro nnd moro to tho wondorful combiuntion of lnko nud nionutinn sconory poesoBsod by tliis rcgiou, 1b iudicntod by tho results ronlized this yenr. Tlio Benson Iuib boou pooulinrly uufnvornblo for Buiunior tourists, so much so thnt tlio hotols iu tho liiotni tnina in difforout dirootiona nro com plaiuing of lack of patrounge, nud yot tho stoniners of tho Ohnuiplaiu Trnus portntion Oo. ou Lako Goorgo nnd Lnko Ohnmplniu havo douo tho Inrgost busiuoss iu tho liistory of tho corporn tion. Tliis inonua that tho judioioua advertisiug douo by tho company itself as woll as by the railroad com panics ou botli aides of tho lako, has boguu to boar fruit, tho railroads iiIbo hnviug oujoyed Inrgo patrouago as a resuit ot gouorous aavurtiBiug. Tho trausportatiou companios will uot roan tlio Kroateat nossiblo harvost. howovor, until a united ollort is mado to diroct tho attoutiou of tlio tonrist world to tho profitablo as woll as ou- joynblo mauuer in which tho Bomnior soason niay bo spent in tliis rogiou. Lot it bo shown how with Burlington or somo othor spot in tho Champlain vnlloy ns hendqunrtors tho llnost list of sido trips in tho country cnu bo nr rnugod. Thus loontod n fnmily could easily and oconomically nrrango visits to Lako Goorgo aud tlio old fortilica tious ou Lako Ohamplaiu; to Ausablo Ohasm ; to the Adiroudncks ; to tho Thnusnud islauds; to tho raplds of tno st. iawronco rvor; to Montreal; to tho Sagnnuay nud Qacbpc ; to tho Whito Mouutaius; to Mouut Mans field; to the ginuito qunrrica of cou- tial Vermont; to Uauiol's llump; to tho marblo quariies iu Rutland couu ty. It cau bo scoii thnt these aido trips would rndiato from Burlington or tho othor contral point solected liko tho spokes of a whoohfrom tho hub, and n vory offootivo advortisiug desigu could bo thua arraugod. If any finor combiuatioii of trips for pleasuro nud profitablo study for tho samo distnuce aud oxpenso involved, cau bo contrived for thb sumnior tourist, or tho resi- dont 01 tlio largor coutor of popnla tion who dosires to spond tho fiumiuor with his family in a rocion of braoim: air aud healtliful surroundings, it hna yot to bo announced. Wheu these tacts nro plnoed boforo tlio travoling publio, ns tliu uieritn of tlus locuhty dosorvo, then our trausr.ortatiou com pany will havo to build, uot ouo moro boat, but n lloet, nud our rnilronds Will nood largor aud moro uumorous traius to accommodnto tho rush of snmmor trnvol to aud through tho Ohampluiu vnlloy. JUDGE WRIGHT'S P"OLIOIES. Thoro is ono good roason . why it would bo dosiiablo to hnve Govoruor Taft remaiu iu tho Philippiuos, aud that ia bocauEo a largo propoition of tho iloating Amoricau populatiou thore is ploasod at tho annonucomeut of his rotiromont. Tho roason of Gov. Taft's uupopularity with this class is becauso ho has appointod uativea to oflicVss wherovor that could bo dono, giving thom proferenco ovor Amori cans. tIub will bo botter uuderstood wlien it is cousidorod that sovouty flvo por cont of tho Amoricaus'in tho nrchipelngo nro dischnrgod soldiors aud fortune huutors, who olaim that prefereuco should be givon to thom for appointmout to positious of ovory kind undor the island govorumont bocauso of thoir nationulity nud sorvico in tho nrmy. It is said that thoso soldiorB of ! f ortuuo do not attempt to concenl thoir disapnointmont ovor the notion of Governor Tnft in nppoiutiug untiveB ! toollloenud that they will wolcomo tho succossion of Cjonoral Wright to the govornorship. Thoy boliovo that bo causo Judgo Wright is n soutliorn mnu nud n Demoornt thnt ho will rovorso Govornor Tnft's polioy nnd give tho ofllcea to whito mou in prefereuoo to natives, rogardless of the qunliilcatious of tho latter. Iu Washington, howovor.it 1b cousid orod cortnin thnt iu tho ovout of Judgo Wright'a promotiou, which is uow nBBurod, thatho will adhoro to tho pol ioy of his prodooessor iu this particu lar. Judgo Wright is n Domoornt of promiiiouco nud nu ex-confodornto, but'lio is cousorvntivo nud a patriot nnd there is uo ronsou to beliovo tlint ho will uot follow tho wishos of tho udmiuistrntiou iu tho dolicato mattor of doaling with th.o oastorn possossiouB andtheir pooplo. will positivoly curo dccp.scctei COUGHS. COLDS, CR.OUP. A 25c. Bolllo (or a Slmpla Cold. A COc. Dolllo Ipr a lleavy Cold. A $1.00 Cottle lor a Docp-teated Cough. Bold by all Drugglsts. WILL IT BE AN 1SSUE? Whotljor tho licouso quostlon is, or uot, to bo nn issuo in Stnto polltlca noxt yonr ifl atill nn opou quostiou nud doutbloss it will romnlu bo for n fow mouths nt loast, boonnBO it is n hot politicnl conl to hnudlo. Tho Rnu dolph Hornld nnd Nows, with its no oustomod fairuoas ndvocatoa n frnuk nud nbovo bonrd disposltiou of tho mnttor, nud Its opiuiou is worthy of considorntion. Saya that papor: "Wo uotico dispositiou ou tho part of most of tho IIcoubo preBB, aud ovon among somo papors formorly opposod to thiB Bystom, to deprecato thoraisiug of HconBO ns nn isBuo noxt yoar. Tho olaim is mndo thnt tho now systoin will not hnvo had n ohanco for n fnir trinl lu tho short timo intorvonlng and that nt lonst nuothor two enra should bo givon beforo it 1b summoned to tho pnbli.o tribuuul for judgmont. In our opinion, this mnttor will work itsolf out. If tho voters nro gonornlly satisflod to givo it moro timo. tho oirorts of tho presa aud politicaua to mako nu issue will fnil, if thoy nro put forth noxt yoar. On tho other haud, if licenso givos n pooraccount of itsolf aud promiscs notliing bettor if coutiu uod, tho peoplo will be quito ready to nnload it at tho vory flrst opportuuity, and they would bo qaito right iu so doing. If a mistako has boou mado, and tho voters nro so couvincod, it would bo iuconcoivnbly stupid to pnr sue in wroug wheu n chnnco woro nfforded for rootiflcntiou. Thoro will bo n yenr yet for furthor trinl boforo judgmont cnu bo pnsscd. Thnt may or may not bo too short n time. Wo shnll kuow moro nbout it then." A $250,000,000 corporatiou which makes most of tho great Now Jorsoy combiuatiouB look small by compari sou was forniod iu Oklahoma a fow days ago whon artiolo3 were lllod vith tho torritorinl soorotary nt Guthrio, which diBclosod n sohoiuo to build n gront intorcoutiuoutnl railwny with n truuk line extondiug from Hudsou Bny to Bueuos Ayros nud a notwork of branchos covoring a vast territory nlong tho liue. Tho purposo of tho corporatiou is somowhat iu tho dark bnt it is said tho schomo ia to build a liuo of rnilway oxtendiug from Port Nolson, Hndsou Bay, iu a southorly directiou, crossing the liuo of tho Oaundinu Pnciiic uear Winuipeg, Mnuitobn, through North Dnkotn, South Dnkotn, Nebrnskn, Knusns, Oklnhomn, nud Iudiau Torritory to Galvoston, Toxas; from Galvstou, through tho Ropnblio of Moxico, to tho bouudary liuo of Coutral Amerioa ; through tho Isthmus of Panama, thenco through tho Uuited Stato's of Colombia to Ecnndor, nud fiually through the Ropnblio of Poru to Bucnos Ayres oti tho Atlautio Oceau ; also n brauch lino begiuuing in the Ropnblio of Poru nnd oxtendiug iu n southonstorly directiou through Brazil to Rio do Jnueirq, and a branch liuo begiuuing iu tho Ropnblio of Poru aud oxtoudiug iu a southorly diroctiou through Ohilo, to VnlparaiEO, ou tho South Paciflo Ocoau. Tho ostimnted cost of the Pau-Amorican Railway is $250,000,000, aud tho ostimated longth 10,000 milos. This schomo has boou oftou discussed and it is geuorally agreod that n trnuscontiuontnl road is bound to conio but it hnrdly sooms thnt tho timo is ripo for bo far reaching a system. Spoaking of tho new quoou of the tnrf, Lon Dillon, and tho wondorful dovolopmout of tho Amoricnn trottiug horso tho Spriugfleld Ropublicnu Bnys : "Thoro uovor wnsntrimmor.amoothor, likelior trottor thnn Mnud ' S. whon bIio wont tho mile in 2.08? in frout of an old-fashioned high-wheel sulky, oighteon yenrs ago. Bnt breodins, as woll ns tho mechnuics of iuvoution, toll at last. Tho ohestuut mare, Lou Dillou, thnt hns uow gouo tho milo in two minutoa ilnt, iB, porhnps, tho most porfect illustrntiou of mnu's triumph with tho prinoiplo of nrti flcinl solootion iu tho broodiug of nui mals known to liistory. Darwiu him solf wna no sportsmnu, but ho wonld hnvo oujoyed n sight of tnla wondor ful mnro. Amoricnn breeders, in loss thnn n coutury, atnrting with nn nrti floinl gnit, hnvo mndo nn nrtiflcinl horso, bo to spoak, tlio cousummnte ombodimout of thoir nuiquo work bo iug this boantifnl, splondidly-dovel- opod orenturo. " Tho Barre Timea commouts ou n rivalry botwoou two wireless tolograph oompauies iu reportiug Tuosdny'a ynoht raco, nud nioutions nB tno resuit of being n pntron of tho most success fnl ouo thnt the "Timos Bont pnpera to Montpelier nud hnd thom ou salo there ou that dny boforo tho onpitnl oity pnporB ooutainiug tho rosult of tho raoos woro iBsued."" Doubtlosa tho Timos beliovos this to bo n fnot or it wonldn't bo stnto it, bnt tho truth is, howovor, thnt the Journnl gavo its readors tho outcomo of tho raco nnd pnpera ooutaiuing it woro sold on tho stroot long boforo tho Barro papora roaohed horo. Thnt wns n frnuk ndmissiou for n Brlton to mako, and a great tributo to Nnt HorreBhotf na well, whon Slr Thomaa Lipton explaiimd tlio causo of Shnmrock'B defoat 011 ThurBdnj' by Enylng; "Amorionn brnins nud do velopmout hnvo us banton. f thq dny evor comos whou Kngland producoa n Horreshoff then I will ohallongn for Many a chlld haabcen fooled br the storv of tho pot of gold which is to be found iuat at the foot of the ralu bow, nnd lios ttnrtd out to gatlier richM full of happy drenma. Mnuy a mau and vroman havo tecn de ceivtd by the Ule that there wos health to be found out bevond the anset. and they have Btarted out drenining of n hoalthful future, nover to be reallzed. Peoplo who have trled chaugc of cH mate in vdin for the oure of weok lunga hnve been perfectly nnd permanently cured by the use of Dr. Pierce's Golden Mcdlcal Discovery. It curea deep-seated cougllB, bronchltis, bleeding lungs. ema clntion, and other conditions which, if neglected or unskllfully treatod, find a fatal end in conaumption. t,ait prltiR I hnd n severe BtUek of pneti- monln wfilch len me with a very bad coush and nlso left my Iuhrs ln a very bad condllion," wrttes John M. RiimcII, Usq., of nreut, Clierokee Nat.. Ind. Ty. I hnd no appetlte and wns o weak I could scarcely vralk. My breant was all Bore with runnitiR sores. I got two bottles of Dr. Werce'a Oolden Medlcal nUcovery, which I be llcvc aaved my life. I cauuot exprcss my (rratl ttide to you. I am able now to do very Kood work." Anysubstltute offered n3juat aa good" as "Goldeu Mcdical Discovery" is a shadow of that medicine. There are curea behind every clatm made for tlie "Discovery," which 110 "just as good" niedicino Cin show. The Peoplc'a Coinmon Sense Medical Adviscr, a book containing 1008 pnges, is given away. Send 21 one-cent stamp3, for expense of niailing only, for the book iu paper covers, or 31 statups for the vol ume bound iu cloth. Address Dr. R. V. Plerce, Buffalo, N. Y. tho cup again. It will uot bo until thou. It is nnpleasaut to bo com polled to admit it, but tho brains in boat huilding nro on this sido of tho wntor. Horreshoff is a wizard. Hib work is wondorful. Nono cau have admirod Relinnco moro thau I havo. Sho is tho bcst boat by nll odds thnt hns won 011 strict inorit. " Iu commeuting on Thursday's cup raco and upon tho coutcst iu genoral Sir Tliomns Lipton callod attontlou to tho fact that iu ccuipoting for tho trophy ho BtandB nloue ngniiist teu wonlthy Amoricans. Tliis is a fact, aud tho meution of it serves to in oreas) ono's ndmirntiou for tho plucky Irish bnrouet. Hero nro his corapeti tirs: O. O. Iselin, who hns full clinrgo of tho boat; formor Judgo Gary, O. A. Griscom, J. J. Hill, W. H. Loeds, Wm. Rookfellor, Oornolius Vauderbilt, Honry Waltors, P. A, B. Widouer aud N. B. Roam. Snys tho Ithnca (Now York) Jour- nnl, "How would tho fickot 'Miles nud Dowoy' do? Wo kuow what tho great sailor's viows nro on tho enso with which tho chiof executivo placo cau bo flllod. Wo know thnt tho gront soldior hns prosidontinl nspiratious. Tho Arniy nud Nnvy forover t Threo chcors for tho Rod, White nud Blnol' Whnt n mttling campaign cry that would bo. Tho tickot wonldn't win, of courso, but it would add pictur esquouoss to the situatiou. " Says tho Vormout Phcouix: " 'Pro- hibition is n faice. ' TIub wns henrd rso ofton, only u short timo ngo, that it souudod like. tho roiterntiou of nn ocho. Thoro nro sopio 'fnroos' nuder presont conditions. Thb physicinu iu iBlaud Poud who has writton 1515 pre scriptious to bo (lllod nt lioeusod drag stores in throo mouths is in daugor of dovolopiug writor's oramp. " Editor Wliitehill of tho Waterbury Rocord has shown oommeudablo eu- torpriso iu giving n full roport of the dodicatiou of tho Akoloy Momorial Building iuoluding tho vnrious ad- drossoa. It will bo n valuable eouvou- ir of n most uotnblo occasion. . THE MOUNTAIN RULE. Whou tho Journal asksfovparticalnr iustnuoes of injustico oporntiug in tho solootion of Gnveruors uudor this rule, or whou it insniuuntos that no instauco of mediocrity iu oillco chargoable to it oan bo oited, it knows itsolf to bo por footly safo. Thoro aro thirtoou men, omiuontly rospoctablo oitizons, uow liviug in Vormout who hnve nt ouo timo or nuothor been chosen to the govornorehip. Thoir political rooorda havo boou mado np, aud with baroly two or throo oxcoptions, they havo ro tirod to prlvato lifo. Thoso men servod tho Stato iu their day to the best of thoir nbility, uo issuo growiug ont of nny of their udmiuistrntioUB is poud iug iu this disouBsion, nnd it would bo indolicnto buough to ueodlosaly insti tuto oompnrisons botweeu thoir ro spootivo morlts nt this tiine. If nll othor nrgumouta failed, it stnnda to ronsou that it takea n bigger mnu to conuunud gounrnl publio ap pravnl from n wholo Stnto thnn from only hnlf of it. Tho nuoionc robbor Proorustes wns wont to lio in wnit for uuwnry trnvol ors nud, whon ho had soized thom, cnrry thom olf to his horriblo irou bod upon whioh thoy woro lnid, uot for rest, but for torturo. For Pro crnates hnd coucoivod tho rofreshiug nud ultogothor novol idon tnnt ull men ought to moasnro fijotn orowu to solo to oxaotly flt his iron bod. So this gontlo aud humauo man usod to out olf tno logs of pooplo whu woro too loug nud strotoh tho bonos nud siuows of pooplo who woro too short until ho pullod their joii.ts npnrt nud mndo thom flt his bod. Tho Vermont Pro. crustos of polltica hna n bed sovou countlos long nud ovory Govoruor mnst oithor bo snwod olf or strotohud out to iit it. St, Albnua Mossoiigor, Ceon tho 9 The Kind You Hava'Alwajra 4 Wut&Z7-tMcJUa ItllADFOlll) l'Allt. Tho Brndford Agrioulturnl nnd Trottiug Assoolntiou hold its fourth nnnunl fnir nt Brndford, Woduesdny, Thursdny nnd Fridny, Augost 20, 27 nnd 28. Tho fnir wns ndvortisod to commonoo 0110 dny onrllor, 'but tho henvy rniufnll on Tuosday preoludod thnt, nud tho mnungomont, nftor caro fnl doliboralion, dociddd to postpono tho tnlr 0110 dny, thus giviug threo dnya for tho progrnm instond of orowd irig tho nntiro progrnm into two dnys. Evory possiblo monna wna tnkou to in form tho publio of tho ohnngo nud tho nrrnugomout provod n vory Bntisfno tory ouo. Threo bottor days for n fair oould hnrdly bo posslble. Tho fact thnt "nll ronds led to Brndford dnriug tho fnir" wna fully domonatratod np ou thiB occaBion nnd tho nttondnuce wns tho lnrgest ln tho liistory of tho nsBoointion. This was tho flrst fair of tho soason in this Stato and tho paco sot thoro is likoly to bo a hnrd ono for othors to follow. Tho Bradford fnir grounds nro without quostiou tho bestnrrnugod of nuy in tho Stnto, nntnro hnving douo moro to mako thom dusirnblo for tho purposo unmod thau it would bo possiblo for tho hand of mnu to do. A nnturnl.grnud Btnutl in tho form of a bluff commnnds n fluo viow of tho trnck, nud n lovol plniu londlng bnck from tho suinmit of tho hill ntfords n sploudid opportunity for tho oxhibi tion grounds. It ia horo thnt tho stock pons nro locntod, also Floral Hall, eatiug touts, shows, fukirs, oto Horsos. Iu this olnss thoro was n Inrgo numbor of ontrios. Tho largo exhibit of haokuoy horsos from tho Glondower Stook Farm at South New bury mado a vory iutorosting oxhibi tiou, but Btill moro iutorosting to tho writor wero tho Vermont stalfions aud their matchless stock shown at all agoa from suckliugB to horscs old ouonghforuBoaud the flve gontlomon's roadstora aud four pairs of mntohed horsos, nll sploudid nuiuinls, which woro hero boou provo couclusivoly thnt tho Vormout fnrmers nro no Iongor satisflod to brood "sorubs." Oattlo. Whilo tho ontrios iu this olass woro not iu oxcoodingly Inrgo numbors tho oxhibit wns liighly cred ltnblo. Somo flno milch cows were shown butytho spooial foaturo iu this dopartmeut wore tho sploudid spoci nions in thoroughbrcd stook bulls with tlioir offspring, which show that the fnrmers of today aro progressivo in the breoding of cattlo ns woll ns of horsos. Tho oxhibit of sheep aud swiuo was not largo aud tho poultrv oxhibit wna small nlthonph croditablo. Flornl Hnll. TI19 nrrnngomeut of this departuient was artistio and tho displny of ueedlowork wns boaatiful. H. P. Wnrreu's oxhibit of curios aud relics of autiquity was ospecinlly iu terosting. J. F. Dutton of Montpe lier mndo au oxhibit of pinuos aud orgaus in this dopartmeut which wna doubly succossful from tho fact that ho mado sovoral salcs and also furu ish&d musio that wns liighly nppreoi atod by tho visitors to tho hnll. As the 6ensou has not boou condacive to au carly exhibit of tho produots of tho farm and gardon wo will pass tho agricultural hall. Thoro was a good oxhibitiou of oreain soparators and improved labor saving farm mn chinory, aud tho ageuts (many of thom l'armors) wero such fiuo advo catos that thoir liearors wero caused to believo that farmine uoed uo loug 01 bo a diudgory but rather, a vory pleasaut pastime. Tho racos woro all well coutcsted.each drivor striviug for flrst plnco. Special Attrnotioua. A compnny of trnpezo performers and acrobats fnr nished entortaiumout botwoou the races, which was closely followed by tho Inrgo nudioncn,mauy of thoir foats boiug conaidored truly woudorfnl. A numbor of trained dogs, which showed uuconimou iutolligouco for tho brnto family, furuishod much mornmout for tho yonugor olomeut Tho running raco and liitchup raco wero botli nruus iug nud iutorosting. Theio woro niauy "freaks" and "fakirs" but their patioungo seenied to bo small. Tho morry-go-rouud was quite liborally patroui.od by all agos from spritoly youth to tliose of docliuiug yoars. Thoro were plonty of eatiug houses nud tho multitudes woro woll fed. The vetoran viotnnller, DouBiuoro, wns ns "nnxiona to plenso" na avor. "Tho Oholsoa Brnss Baud of twenty piocos uudor tho efllcient leadoiship of Dr. F. L. Beokwith olioitod much praiso for tho fluo musio dispoused nt briof intorvnls duriug tho entiro fnir. Although they hnvo boon orgnnized ouly twolvo mouths, by oloso npplicn tion thoy hnvo plnced themsolves among tho flrst iu tho Stato. Tho fact that thoy aro engaged for ovory fnir hold iu Ornnao couuty this soason nud their Borvicos hnvo boou souulit by the mnungomont of fnirs in othor counties shows thnt thoir nbility ia duly reo oguized. Tho mauagemout should bo cougrat ulated upon the manuor iu which tho busiuoss of the assooiatiou wna exeoat ed. Perfeot ordor wa8 mnintaiued aud iutoxioatiou was oouapiououB ouly by its nbseuco. Wo regrot thnt spnco will uot admit tho publishing of tho promium list. The oflicors of tho nssoointion nud suporinteudonts of tho difforeut de partmenta ar nafollowa: Presidout, T. J. Albee; vico prosidont, A. W. Potors; Boorotary, M. A. Joukius; trensuror, E. W. Ouuuinghnm; supor iutondont of horsoB, James Warbook; snporintondout of cattle, O. O. Doo ; Buporintudout of shoop, Jnmos A. Brook; suporiutendont of swino, Frnuk Ilnrdy; Buporiutoudout of poultry, Houry W. Honth; snporiu toudont of vogotablos, Hnrry E. Kol loy; Buporiutendeut of Floral Hall, Mrs. M. A. Joiiklua; superintoudent of racos, R. O. Martiu. Rcsnlts of races of tho fourth nn nunl fair hold nt Bradford, Vt., Aug ust 20, 27, 28. Wodnosday, Augnst 'i I. Four-year-old rnco, purso $50: First, Dora Stnr, owiied by Pago Bros., Bnrrp, Vt. ; socond, Wnltor O, owuodbyl. M. RlohardBon, Littlotou, N.II. Jthird, Victor Pruico.owuod byO. Orookor.OholBen, Vt. jfourth, Barnot A. Boy, owued by J. O. Bryon, Burnot, Vt. ; flfth, Opnqno, owued by J. W. Tysou, South Strnft'ord, Vt. ; Timo, flrst hent, 2:4lJ; secoud hont, 2:43j; third hoat, 2:80. Green race, purso $50 : First, Lil Ho Farnum, owned by J, W. Jouea, Tnnbridgo, Vt. ; Bocond, Drodnot, own6d by J. W. Bnrton, Topsflold, Mass, ; third, Dau, ownod by R. O. Letters from Women Curod by the uso of Kodol are r-elved Jalh. Their troubles nearly all begln with lndlgo tion or other stomach dlsorder. If the food you eat ialls to g've str-.nfth to your body, It Is because ih- Julces creted by the stomach and dlgrt,vo organs are Inadequate to transform the t Mtrient prop ertles of the food Into blool. That 1 Indlgestlon. The system Is de- rlved of tha tmount of nourlshment requlred to keep up the strength, and the resuit If that ono 01 more of the dellcate organs grz lually growi weak, and then weaker, until flnally it U dlseased. Here a great mlstae Is made, That of treating the dlseased organ. Th best doctors In the land maV.e this very mlstake. Why should they ? It 'lssoeaxy to see that the trouble Is not there. Kodol Cures This famous remedy puts the stomach tni dlgestlve organ3 ln a healthy condltlon m that rtch, red blood Is sent courslng through the velns and arterles of every muscle, tlssue and flber throughout every organ of the en tlre body, and by Nature's law of health, full strength and vigor ls soon rcstored to each. Kodol cures Indlgestlon, dyspepsla and all stomach dlsorders. I have taken Kodol for nearly two montlm after each meal and It ls the only remedy that gavo rellef from the terrlble palns I endured. After a tlme 1 would lake It but once a day. and now, whlle 1 keep a bottla handy, 1 seldom need It, as It has cured me Mrs. J. W. Coolbaugh. Mllo Center, N. Kodol Digests What You Eal. Bottlei only. $1.00 Slza holdlne m tlmes tha trlW tte, which selli for 50 cents. PraparLd by R. O. DaWITT & CO.. OHIOAOO RIVERS BROS. Martin, Bradford, Vt ; fourth, Rob ert West, woned by F. P. Billiugs, White Rivor Juuctiou, Vt. Timo, flrst, 2:43, second, 2:45; third, 2:45j. Thursday, Augnst, 27. 2:50 olnss, purso $50: First, Luln, owned by G. T. Moshor, Ohicopee Fnlls, Mass. ; second, Walter C, owned by I. M. RichardEon, Littleton, N. H. ; third, Doo's girl, owned by F. P. White, Woodsville, N. H. ; fourth, Robort West, owned by F. P. Bill iugs, White River Junctiou, Vt. ; flfth, Bill of Expenso, owued by L. H, Si monds, White River Junctiou, Vt. Timo. first hent, 2:41, secoud 2 :34J, third, 2:34H. fomth, 2:34. 2:20 clnss, purso, 5125: First, Ned Colc, ownod by F. K. Kittridgo, Woodsville, N. H. ; second, Miss Dil lnrd, owned by Pngo Bros., Bnrro, Vt. ; third, Tom Arnold, owned by Hornco Goss, St. Johnsbury, Vt. ; fourth, Bnrb Wire, ownod by F. Tnl bort. Wells River, Vt. Time, flrst hent, 2:27Mi second, 2:28, third, 2:24$, fourth, 2:2Gj. 2:29, purso $100: First, Northlnud Vesta owned by Oharles H. Mussey, North Woodstock, N. H. ; secoud, Lil lio Farnum, owned by J. W. Joues, Tunbridge, Vt. ; third, Bow Sprny, owued by T. H. Hydo, White River Juuctiou, Vt. ; fourth, Lanky John, owued by F. O. Brown, Groveton, N, H. Timo, flrst hent, 2:32, second 2 :28i, third. 2 :20j, fourth 2 :3lJ. Friday, August, 28. 2:40 clnss, purso, $75: First, Lula owned by G. T. Gosher. Ohicopee Falls, Mass. ; second, Rowdy Wilkes, F. H. Hyde, Whito Rivor Jnnctiou, Vt. ; third, Dora Star, Pago Bros., Barre. Vt. Timo. flrst, 2:29, Eec ond, 2:32, third, 2:3li. 2:22 class, , purse, $125: First, Miss Dillard owned by Pago Bros., Bnrro, Vt. ; Becond, Lndy Mndelino, ownod by E. F. Brown, Grovetou, N. H. ; third, Nettlo, owned by N. H. Gibsou, East Ryegate, Vt. ; fourth, Kishun, owned by F. P. White, Woodavillo, H. Timo, flrst 2:22, soo ond, 2:22, third, 2:20. 2:27, purse. $125: First, May Girl, owned by 0 H. Lee, White River Juuctiou, Vt. ; secoud, Bow Sprny, owned by F. H. Hvdo, Whito River Juuctiou, Vt. ; third, Enmin J, ownod by I. M. Richnrdsou, Littleton, N. H. Time , flrst 2:20.i, secoud 2:27K, third, 2:20. Rnnning Race, purso $30: First, Hnrry owued by E, T. Smith, Jr., Brndford, Vt. ; second Jimmio; third Pnuhnudle, owued by Dnvidson & MeEorvo; fonrth, filncksmith Girl owned by L E. McOlure. "Now good digestion wnits on np potite nnd hoalth ou botli." If it doosn't, try Burdook Blood Bitters. Beforo tho Judgo Mrs. Kindhenrt "Whoro woro you brocpht np, my pooruian?" H,nngry Hcgnn botweeu, gulps, absontlv "1 t'iuk Buston wuz do lnst plnoo. " Pnok. It Curea Cold, Coushs, Soro Throat, Croiip, rnfln-1 enza, WhooplDg Conpli, ltronchltle and Afthraa. A certaln curo for Oonsumptlon ln flrst ntaccs, and a auro rcllof In advanced etaeca. Ueo at once. You will Bco the eicellcnt eflect after taklni; the flrst doso. Sold by dcalcra overywhcro. lJarga botUea 23 centa and 60 ccnta.