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VERMONT ATCUMAN & STATK J'OURtfAL, TIIURSDAY, MARCH 3I. tyto J. E. DAY1DS0N RESIGNS WILL LEAYE THE CONSOLIDwVTED LIGHTING CO. MAY FIKST. .1. K. Dinlilson, l'rcsldcut of tlic Cou solidatcd Llglitlug Coinpnuy "Wlll Loiito For rorllaud, Orp., lu About 11 Month to Tako Itcspoiislblo Post Hon With Aiiierlcnn Power imd Llghtlii(r Companj Oue of tlic Ulg gcst Conccrns of Its Klnd in tlic Uiiited States Couucdcd With Jlaiiy Local Orgnnlzntlous. .lamcs E. Davldson, for tho last flvo years presldent and general manager ot the Consolldated Lightlng Company and ono of tho most progresslvo nnd publlc-splrlted nien that ever entered tho busincss lifo o Montpelier, wlll leave tlils city about the ilrst of May for Portland, Orc, whcre 110 wlll bo lo cated as chlef Northwestorn represen tativo ot thc New York office of thc American Powcr and Lightlng Com pany, a sub-company of tho Electrlc fiond and Sharo Company, probably tho blggest concern ln its line in thc United States. For six or elght months Mr. Davidson's headquarters wlll bc in Portland, but hls territory includes soine of the largest cities ln the North west. Ilis famlly wlll remaln in Mont pelier for about six months after hls tleparturc. Mr. Davldson was born in Fllnt, Mlch., 30 years ago and canie to thls city in May flve years ago. Hls reslg nation, which has already been tendcr ed, wlll take cffect 011 tho flrst day of thls coining May. It was largely due to hls efforts that tho Vermont Power and Lightlng Company was merged with the Consolldated in 1907, a deal that has proven verj -Deneflclal to the patrons of the latter. He has entered largely into thc business, soclal and religious llfe of thc communlty slnce coming herc and hls departure wlll be regretted by a host of friends. A short whilo ago Mr. Davldson dellvered an address beforc the Board of Trade and ln presentlng him, Hon. Joseph DeBoer rcferred to him as a man who was an cxpert in hls llne, whose abillty as an electrlcal ehgineer was rccognized not only in Vermont, but throughout the country. Thc truth of thls statement was emphasized recently when Mr. Davidson was elected presldent of tho A'ew England section of the Natlonal Electrlcal Associatlon, belng also a member of the executive commlttcc of that organizatlon. He is also presl dent of the Vermont Electrlcal Asso ciation, having been elected to that of lice last September. He 1s an interest ed and active member of many dlf- ferent electrlcal organizatlon ln addl tion to those already mentloned, among them being tho Wlreless Insti tute and the Illuminating Engineers' Soclety. Ever sincc coming to Montpelier he lias been identlfled with cvery move ittent looking toward the betterment of the city. He has been one of the most activo members of tho Board of Tradc and has been untirlng ln hls efforts to securo jiew industrles for Montpe lier, being chairman of the committee 011 the Board having charge of that work, and whilo the reauits have not been altogether gratifying to him, yet it ls due to him that more than ono company is now looking toward Mont pelier as a place in which to locate. Tho members of the local Young Men's Chrlstlaa Associatlon are cognizant of the fact that he has displaycd com mcndablo energy as presldent of the organizatlon, leaving 110 stone unturn ed, if turning lt would help out the "soclety ln any way. He ls also a ves tryman of Chrlst churcn and a prom inent member of the Apollo and Coun try clubs. Thcro ls not a Montpelier organizatlon with which he has been connected but that wlll regret hls go lng away. TIIE SUGAK CROP. Thls YeaK.s Injile Sugnr of JJettor Qiiallty, Jlut Quinttity Is ot Out of tlic Ordlnnry. H. . Chapin of Middlesex Cen ter, one of tho large sugar makers of 1 lis section, stated on Sunday that tho sugar season was summarlzed as follows: Quality, flne; quantity, mod erate; prlce, good. Ho sald that tlic flavor thls year has been far ahead of last, when con slderablo complalnt was heard. Tho quantity so far has been rother Hghc, averaging a pound to a treo over tho State, while tho avorago ylold for - a good year Is set at threo pounds. Mr. Chapin sald that ho does not regard tlie season as being raoro 'than half completed and if wo have cold nlghts Tor a fortnlght thoro wlll bo a good deal more sugar made. Those mal: i'rs who tapped at tho beginnlng of tho warm weather and havo attend- cj tj it slnce tthat time havo mado good crops, but most farmera were tor late t5 gather tho nrst run, wh'ch was, of course, tho best of the sea son. The prlce has been good for tho jiold. C. L. McMahon of' Stowe, 0110 of tho largest sngar 'i)roduct doalors ln the State, sald that the donmnd for cnr'y sugar, inostly for indlvldual ord' rs, was good. Ho has shlpped a'bmit threo tons so far, to nll tho atr- in tho Unlon. :,Tho run In tnat scftlon of thq Stato has averagod ono and ono-half pounds to a troe of pxppllont quality. If the wpfltltur ho'ds cold tho run in Lamoil! co.-intv wlll como well up to the av rrnt;.' Tho prlce has held good, thn T ' fir boinff pril"tlr;i11y ,M fl, ' 'i 'ir, w'l'f'l alv.i.M 1 I ' vv 11 Nir.' or 1 10 . i 1 has (been ilio prlco pald by Mr. Mc Mfthon. So far, nono ot tho so-callcd "tobacco sugar" has toeen made. Thls ls uscd to swectcn chewlng tobacco and fotf llko commorclnl uscs. CASE AGAINST. CLAKK Jiiry In County Conrt Rcturncd Ycr- dlct of $70 lu Dcfcndnnt's Fntor. Tho'jury ln thc Clark caso camo in ycsterday morning and roported a verdlct of $7G against Mr. Clark. They wero thcn releascd. Thls caso was a short ono and had to do with tho allegcd conversion of certaln liay, logs and wood at tho time of tho sale of certaln property ln Berlin. J. F. Winslow was tho plalntiff and Al Clark, defondant. Tho Winslow caso was ono of tho shortest Jury trlal on record ln tho lo cal court. Tho Jury was about 20 mln utes in reachlng a vordict, which was scalcd and read in court ycsterday miornlng. Tho caso of A. Gcnero agalnst the Gcorgo Stralton Quarry Company was the next ono on trlal, but owing to the fact that Attorney-Gencral J. G. Sargent, one of tho attorneys for tho defence, was in Burlington attending tho Benware case, it was contlnued. The case of the Unlon Granltc Com pany against Henry Lawson was taken up instead of the other. This caso has to do with certaln picces of a monument, which uro sald to havo been cut for one Charles Clements, as dealer. Part of tho shlpment was mado and a telegram came urglng prompt shlpment of the other parts of tho stone. When the stono was loaded and bllled, lt was attachedpby Deputy Liiwson for certaln sums, sald to be owing by Clements. The niater ial was replevined and thls sult ls brought to recover the valuc of the stone, which was set at about $500. lt is clalmed that the stone bolonged to the Unlon Company and not to Clem ents. Tho Unlon Granlto Company is a Waterbury concern. Thc attorneys are Redmond and Jackson for the. plalntiff and Theriault, Lord and Gleason for the defendant. Thc jury drawn is as follows: D. B. Adams of Northfield, F. C. Ban croft of Barre Town, W. H. Cady of Roxbury, Gcorge W. Chandler of Ber lin, C. A. Cooley of Middlesex, Warren B. Goodell of Woodbury, John A. Par ker of Waterbury, U. L. Pervier of Northfield, George P. Smith of Berlin, L. K. Smith of Waitsfield, Clinton W. Taylbr of Worcester, E. V. Willey of Barre Town. The case of John Holloran against the American Quarry Company has been entered. Edward Ewing, who appealed his intoxication case to coun ty court, has flled the papers. AMAZOMS IX SKIIOIISH. Josoplilne niiil JOiiisa Coini .Setlled Tliolr Troiiblos ln Court and (Jot .Soiiip Good Advice. City Court had an interestlng ses sion ycsterday that Is for the spec ta:ors, the particlpants ln the pro ceedings varying from intense inter est to ennul. lt,was alleged that Josephlne and Loutsa Coml had in dulged in an encounter in the hall way of their honio on Barre strect a fow diiys ago. Ii was alleged that, as the culmlnatlon of a feud of long standlng, they had used strong lan guage and various other womanly weapons of. offense and defense. It took two liours, several wltnesses and an intorpreter to g; the right of the matter. Judge Harvey sifted tho evidenco and declded that "both par- PITIPUL CASE OF SKii DfflSI When Two Months Old, Baby had Pimples Spread All Over Body , Broke and Left Skin Like a Scald An Awful Sight Doctor Afmid to Put His Hands on the Child, CURED AT SLIGHT C0ST . BY CUTICURA REMEDIES " Ow hnby whon two monthi old was suffc-ripg with (erriblo cczoina from hpnd to loot, tH ovcr her body. Tho baby looked just llko a skinnod rabblt. Wo woro unnblo to put clothes on nor. At flrst it fppmed to bo a fow mat torod pimplus. Thoy would break tho skin nnd pccl off leav ing tlio under neath skin rcd n3 though it wero soalds, Then a fow moro pimples would nppcor nnd sprend nll over tho body leavinR tho baby nll raw without slcitt from liond to foot. On top of her hoad thpro nppenrecl n heavy ncali a qoartor of im inch thlck. It was awful to seie so nrnall n baby loolt ns Bhodid. Imajdnol Tliodoptorwnsnfraid to put hls linnds to tho child. Wo tried sovoral doctora' roinedioa but nll failed. "Then wo docidod to try Cuticura. By usjnR tho Cuticura Olntment wo Boftonpil tho Bcab and It camo oir. Unjier thls. whero tho real mattor was, by washlng with tho Cuticura Sonp nnd npnlyins tho Cutioura Ointmont, a now hUm soon nppoarotl. Wo nlso gavo bnby four dropi of tho Cuticura ltosolvont threo timoi dnily. After throo days you oould boo tho bcxly Ralning a llttlo Fkin which would ppol olf and hcal under noath. Now tho baby is four months old. Sho H a flno Ticturo of n fat little imiiy nnd all U wolf. Wo only used ono oako of Cutirura Sonp, two boxi of Cuticura Ointmont nnd ono bottlo of Cuticura Itesolvont. If pcoplo wnuld lcnow what Cuticura is therp would Im fow "UuVrini,' with crywmn, Mrt. J spph Kos-mnrn, 7 Sf. Jlin'fi PHcp, lii l; ' woud lltnniit-i, L. I., Iv. y., Aj.i. . i"l juay i, i'.iii ). rvi' tles wero not gullly, 'but In tho courso of tho dcclslon ho gavo somo good sound advlco. Both partles had awom out warrants for tho other on tho chargo assault and tho cases wero trJed 4ogcihei C IL Scnter and W. N. Theriault appcared for tho women. Ilobcrt Snow, who has been thcro bofore, was arrested early ycsterday mornlng and arralgned on a chargo of a second fall from grace. He was assossed $15 and costs, and not be ing ln touch with John D he wlll board with Shcilff Tracy for-GG days. OLD RESIDENT DEAl). Mrs. Mnrgnrct Alden Dlcd Snturdsiy foriilng After Long Illucss. Mrs. Margaret (Gravcs) Aldcn dlcd nt tho homo of Rufus Chamberlaln on the Worcester Branch road Saturday morning, after a long lllnegs. Mrs. Alden was about 70 years of age and had passed almost her entirc llfe ln Middlesex. She was a daughtcr o R. S. and Amella Graves and was born ln Middlesex. Her husband, S. O. Alden, survlces her, togother with a brother and slstcr, C. C. Graves, of Waterbury and Mrs. J. O. Freeman of Waterbury Center and four childrcn, Ralph o this city, Alva of Middlesex, Mrs. Henry Montaguo of Waterbury and Mrs. Itufus Chamberlaln, with whom she lived. The funeral will bo held today, with burial in Middlesex. PLAINTIFF 1VIXS CASE. County Court Jury Found Ycrdlct of $120.77 for R0IH0 Cardlmi Saturdiiy Morning. Tho jury in tho Cardina-LIbcrsant caso returned a veiidlct for tho plaln tiff Saturday morning. They found that sho should rceover $420.77 and costs. Thls money was carned by her whilo worklng as housekecper for thc defendant. The jury took the case early In the morning and arrlved at a dcclslon in a very short time. The attorney for RolIIe Cardina was M. M. Gordon and for George Lobersant R. M. Harvey. No other cases were ready for trlal Saturday, so court took a recess until this aftornoon, at which time the case of Julla Campbell, apt., against A. C. Belloville wlll be taken up. Thls Is a sult over. a note. B. E. Bailey appears for the plalntiff and F. L.' Laird for tho defendant. C. 15. KELLY TRAXSFERltED Local jranagor of thc Wostern Unlon Has Ueeit Transforrod (0 tlic Unr Ilngton Office. C. B. Kelloy, for the past 11 months manager of the local office of the West orn Unlon Telegraph Company, rt ceived word Saturday that he had been made manager of tho company's oltice In Burlington, which is the largost telegraph offlco in tho State. Soran thing less than elght years ago Mr. ICclly was connected, with tho Burling ton office as a lncssenger boy. He has been in tho employ of tho Western Unlon, all of tho time slnce leaving the Qucen City and the man whom he succceds, Mr. Martin, who recently died, was the ono who started him in the telegraph busincss. Ho was at one timo connected with the maln ol ilce in Boston, later golng to Fall Rlv er, Mass, as asslstant manager, after wards becoming manager of thc Barre office, from which placo he was trans ferred to Montpelier. For a short timo he represented the company at Hano ver, N. II. Mr. Kelly was born in Richmond and although sent to the most impor tant offico that tho Western Uulon af fords in this State, he Is stlll a youn;: man, being well under 30. Ho was married ln Burlington three years ago. Ho has greatly increasefl the business sinco nssuming control o tho local office and has mado a largo number o! friends here, all of wnoin wlll bo glad of his promotion, but wlll regret his departuro (rom this city. 1)11) AOT 3IAKE A WILL j l'rcslilent Sortwcll's Estatp Mnv He Worth Alidut $1,000,000. That tho Into Alvln 'F. Sortwell, presldent of the Montpelier & Wells River railroad and vlce presldent of the Barro railroad, was soveral tlmes a milllonalro and probably tho wealthlost man in Cambridge, Mass., was ' not generally known hore a'bouts, altliough it was supjiosed that he was wealthy. Mr. Sortwell le-ft no will, and on Saturday Attor- I nev Tlnnnroft ft TVnvla flln.l ln tl,., probate court at East Cambridge Mass., a1 petition t'liat ho be granted loMors of adminlstration of tho es tate. No 8chedule of tho property was nied, but promlnont Cambridgo busineta mon cstimato tho value of the Sortwell oslato at botwecn $3, poo.OOO and $1,000,000. Mr. Sortwell and mombors of his famlly woro tho chiof ownor3 of both tho railroads mentloned nbovo, and in addition to thes ho was largely Interestd ln business and Jlnancial clrcles In Camlbrldgo aud Boston. tio iimi lnnerltpa much property. from his fathor, Daniol lt Sorfwell, and has -aecinmulatod muoh througli vlgorous appllcation jo bualness. Shoreham Hpsldcnt Doinl. j Turlinpion. Mni-pli 20 - T.v hno T('hnc l .nkr.od nL-cd 77, a nal'vf nl s'i u . - Iham, dled todav nt tho hoinp of IiIb Hliuu'ilPr in th! cllv. V fv (' i ' '' I w.i .rl n i i ' !;-!' i i :' i, i r , , I 1 FATIHCK 1IANKON INJUItEl). Ilarro 3fii!i, lYcll Ktiown llcrc, Hntl Hund llurt as ItOstilt ot n Trlck. Bccauso of hls unwillingncss to take a dare, Patrlck Hannon, a well known young man of Barre, Is surTerlng from a wouud ln hls right hand, caused by a frlond shovlng hls arm agafnst a sharp tack which penetrated into hls palm as for as tho head and whlcli may result In blood polsonlng. Ono of tho frlcnds who had congrc- gatcd ln a Storc ln Barre tho other ovonlng had a now trlck ln tho shapo of a rubbcr tack, which he placcd in tho palm of hls lcft hand and rnlslng hls right ovcr it offered to bet any ono that ho would push on tho left hand nnd tho tack. A man took him up and hlttlng doWn on the tack, which of coursb was-rtlbuer, he suf fered no 111 effects. Tho othcrs squee zed his hands on to it nnd trlcd ln every way concelvable to hurt him with tho tack but wlthout avall. Then In openlng hls hand thc legerdemaln artlst sllppcd a steel tack ln the palm of his hand and mado''tho rubber one dlsappear. Mr. Hannon, who was one of the Intcr ested onlookers sald, whether foollng or othcrwlse, that he could do tho samo and taklng the steel tack held it point upward lu hls lcft hand aud slqwly lowored the right down to it until within a few inchos, when ho stopped for a second. Then one of the crowd, who was probably in on the gamo aud thought that it was -i rubber tack stlll, gavo Hannon a slap, drlvlng hls hand Into the sharp steol, plorclng the palm severely. The tack wpnt ln as far as the head bul tho wound dld not bleed until tho tack was pulled out. Hannon ls being looked after by a physician but hls hand has swollen 'to doublo its uor mal size. KEY. A. J. 1I0UG1I RESIGXS. ChaplHln of tlic llousc of lU'prpsen tatlvcs Glvcs Up l'asloratc of Trln y Cliurcli. The reslgnation of Rev. Alfred James Hough, pastor of Trinlty M. E. church, has been received by Rev. W. S. Smlthers, prcslding elder of thls dlstrict of the Methodlst conferencc, and wlll bo acted upon at tho next quarterly meetlng, which will bo held very shortly. Rev. Ir. Hough has been pastor of Trlnity church for the past two years apd returned to the lo cal church after a long term of pastor al servlce in other flelda ln tho State. TIo is a natlvc of England, having been born in 184S, and hls minlstprial ser vlce has been long and varir-d, he hav ing occupicd pulplts . ln Hartland, Woodstock, Bradford, Ludlow. Groton, Brattleboro, White River Junctlon and other places, In 1890 and 190S ho served n3 chap laln of tho Houso of:'Represontatlvcs and his very cfflclent servlc? has won him fast friends among his parishion ers. Just what action tha pcoplo of Trinlty wlll tako upon his reslgnation has not been declded, but his departure from the city would bo unlversally re gretted. MIDDLESEX. H. B. Chapin has been appolntcd census enuinerator for thls town n.nd wlll begin his work April 15th. Messrs. George and John Alexan der gathered their sugar tubs Wed nesday. C. Silloway, who Is worklng for George Silloway.has been quite indls- posed but is now somewhat better. Miss Gladys Rollins has been 111 for some (lays. H. B. Chapin has taken a boy from a homo in Iioston. Mr. Gleason of Richmond began work for M. II. C. Chapin for the sea son. James Mackin wlll begin work for L. O. Wilder for tho season on Mon day. L. O. Wilder was in Barro Friday with beof and pork. Jnlin T-fnRtinrrn jinrl Rnn Plnvpjipn ' tvoro at homo over Sunday. Ir. and Mrs. Charles Spauldlng of Boston aro spondlng a fow days in town as guests of Mr. nnd Mrs. I.ovi Swift Misses Lucy Swift and Addio Nlch ols came home last week from tho Montpollor Somlnary for tho Eastor t'ninitnti 1 UViVLlUil, John Alexander has been pressing hay for N. Convorso ln Moretown. John Alexnndor droppod n stitch in his back nnd was unablb to work for several days last wcek. Tho school diroctors havo been put tin a now hard wnod lloor in the. grainmar room of the vlllago school houso. Tho work was dono by Joseph Hill. Eugone Smith nnd daughter of Montpelier wero over Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs,. Gcorgo Atklns. Miss Rhoda Parry of Montpelier spont Sunday with her paronts, Mr. and Mrs, WlUIam Parry. Mrs. Allco Nyo of South Barro and a :prospectlvo put'chfisor of tho Rob lnson farm, wero dawu last Wednos day looking tho farin ovor. Mls Florence Burnhnm and Kttlo Miss Cornlo Vnsser of South Barro woro guoBts of Mr. nnd Mrs. W. C. Wlilto over Sunday. Tho school dlrectors mct Tuosday nt tho homo of E. Denamoro nnd or gnnizcd. M. .1. Andrcwa . was a;i- 'l'omti (1 i'1"H; ard O. Wilder c i.nr- 1 pomti d cb'i l; ard L. O. Wilder ''i,in rf Uo bnird. Tin . ' C. White suporintondentt ' 1 , .M ..P . I... 1 1 M-1 . . 1 i W )-.().i 1 1'. FOR CENTRAL BANK .Spppcli of Hon. Frnnk L. FIhIi nt Sprlngllrld, Mass., Fnrors Idoa. Sprlngilold Mass., March 27. Hon. Frank L. Fish of V'jrgonne.?, Vt., former Natlonal Bank Examlnor whose Jurlsdlction during a part of his timo lncludcd Franklin nnd Berkshlro coimtlcs, In Massachus etts, siwko last wcn'ing on "A Cen tral Bank" ibeforo tho S,prlngfleld Chapter, American Instltute of Bank ing, In thls city, hls address belng well received. Mr. 'Fislt sald ln vart : , "Up to tho fall of 1007 it occurred to but few that wo dld not havo the best currency systcm ln the world. It ls trtte that boforo thls timo some thoughtful students ln banking had dcolaro that our systcm was unsci entlflc and would lead to calamlty nnd ruin, but .most pcoplo thought tho prophesy was unwarranted, and that with the gold standard flnmly cstabllshcd, no changcs would be ncc essary ln our monoilary systcm dur at thea ,f z-bthgf bmescccv Ing the pres'ent generation. Wo wero at tlie hlgh water mark In a perlod of wonderful prosperlty our facto.--ies were worklng over time; our farms had yielded an unprecedentcd return Ito tho husbandman; labor was' evcrywhere employed. Then suddenly and wlthout warnlng .1 great falluro In New York precrpll atcd a panlc which brought destruc tion and ruin in i i pnth, whose dls astrous results can never. bo mea3 ured and whoso destructlve influ ences wero felt , 'thro'ughout thc world. The shrink'age in values to gether with tho losses incldent to a suspenslon of business amounted tj thousands of nillllons of dollar3 and the wisest economlc students tell us that the country escaped by thc nar rowest possible margln from a total collapse of all credlt and a whole salo destructlon of all values. "Thc banks suspended payment and ac mitte'd their inabillty to meet the r obligations. Funds wero not at han ' to move the crops or to carry on tho ordlnary operattons of business. Domestlc exchanges wero lnterrupt cd, flnnncl.al embarrasment affected every industry. Laiborers wero thrown out of employment and wag es reduced. Bank afller bank closcd Its doors and the lianlc became not only nation-wide but world-wldc in its consequences, and had lt not been for tho Joining of forccs by the great unoney niowcrs of tho' naT.io;i and placing a great man in charge of the sltuation, who had the power and the foreslght to stay tho con ilagratlon that was sweeping on co ruin, no one can predlct what .conse quences would have followed. W'hlle thls panlc was ibut ono of a serips its effect was to opeir the eyes of tliinking men of the .'nadequacy o our currency systean. "The greali business of the coun try ls done in credits 95 to 07 per sent as lt is estlmated and aside from its use as bank reserves, money Is simply tho cliange of the business world. lt is used for pay rolls, for retall trade, for use nmong farmers and ls a handy medlum of exchanKo by travelers in passing from one sec tion of )tho country to anothor. The largo transactions are all made by credits. A bnnk pays in a glvcn am ount of capitnl, ostabllshps a crcdl' of its own and becomes a dealer ln credits. All commerco in the last analysis is simply barter. Every oommunlty really pays for the pro dudls it 'buys from the rest of thc world wUh tho commodities of ft own production. "Do you, as bnnkors, know o any good reason wliy tho great govern rnent of the United Slates should not do lts banking business as States. kiountles, towns, tDrporatlons, indi viduals and all the other nations of tho world do theirs? Aro we so unlque and old-fashloned that wp inuat uso tho machinery that Andrew Jackson set up for us threc quar ters of a century ago whilo a"ll the other nations of the world have the faclllties which have been fnshionod for them by the wlsdom and oxpor ience of modorn times? Tho answor is too obvlous. "Tho ossential differonce botwoeii banking in the old world and new ls in the effectiveness of the reserves. In tho old' world theso aro held aa in a great contral resorvolr ready to bo drawn upon in short notico to put out a flro ibeforo It becomes a con flagratlon. Hcre thoy aro scnttored broadcast throughout tho banklns system and ns soon as a panic is innnlnent they aro eluiig to by the in difidual banks for tholr protection. "It must ba admittod, I thii.k, thnt Uio central bank systems aro far bet lov than our own nnd that argument and exporioneo favor noto Issuos by a oentral rathor than by indh Iduul banks. Tho quoBtlon for consido- atlon is, can somo old world system bo engraited into our putch work ot a currency nnd be mado to do for us what it hns dono abroad? It must bo si.ated at tho outsot that nothlni; shall be done to impalr tho strength aud stnndtns of tho 25 000 banks now organlzed nml dolng business ln tho L'ultetl States. Nothiug can bo dono to impnlr tho Fil'fty of t!1." circulat Ing iiu'ilium ii.nv In us-. if tho gov . lmiicnt iioirl-; uow held 1'iigflj b ;.Uf national ; ink-i aro a tunibllng w.i'ilft hive 'iho ovpvniiiipnt rpdpoin i ii I . Imulnst Ji n r it l.muls lu 2s cost them nnd this would bo a fair Hransactlon. "It would bo foollsli to declare that tho adoptlon of a centrnl bank ing system ln thls country ls ah casy task, Beforo such a system can be establlshed tho projudlocs of tho pco plo imust bo overcomo and somo ineams devlscd whereby tho Stato and natlonal banks can sharo ln tho beneficial lirovlsions of tho new bank whlch must bo recognized as tho head of tho banking sys.tcm ' the country. It Is proposed that the btock of tho central bank lo taken In largo part by the Stato and na tlonal banks accordlng to thc oapital of tho present 'banks, or by some other Just ralo that wlll have gen eral appllcation. Thls wlll prevent a centralizaltlon of power which ls so muoh dneaded (by the opponents of the measure. Such a bank shou':d havo branches In all tho prlnclpul fentcrs of tho country and such pro- vlsions should be mado for supervi slon and control of the banks which are to sharo In tho central system thnt the charad.er of tho assets ot each lnstitution and Its standlng should Ibo readlly ns contalnablo. This ibank should bo governed by thc offlcers of the treasury dcpartme'.it nnd .by offlcers chosen by tho stock holders. It should not do a geu eral banking business but lt should hold the roserves of the banks, re celve, hold, and dlstrlbute the funds of the government, lssue tho cur rency, and redlscount for tho banks their business paper. The fact that pur counUry stretches from ocean to ocean makes the task more labor ious but It by no mieans forblds th' etabllshment of a sclentlfic banking system. "Tlie opponents of- a central bank Jis a last argument tell us that the bank will become the prey of Wal' Street, the Standard Oil Company and itho United States Steel Corpora tlon. Just how those forces wlll gof control I am not advised. I admtt their ixwer In tho flnances of the country. T.he answcr to thls argu ment should be that in the flrst in stance tho stock ot the new banh should be so wldely dlstributed and so protected Ithat It could not be as sem'bled In controlllng amount ln any section of the country or In any corporatlon or comblnatlon of men. The second answer should be that human naturc ls' pretty much alikp the world over and no such results ha-ve been observed ln the old world whero 'the central bank has been so long a successful lnstitution. The third answer is, that should the nightmares which are troubllng th' timld become reallties and tl'P great corporatlons and comblnatlon of capltal, which are so dreaded ge' control of the new bank, the prlncl pal of self preservation would prompt a wiso and careful nianage ment. Why, these great combim tions of capltal only two years ago, committlng their power Ito an nb o fianclal leader, were the moans of stopping the panio. "Now when we get the central bank, after much argument nnd pe' suasion, what wlll It do for us? Flrst, it will regulato tthe rlso and fall ln tho volumo of paper mone.. making this concurrent with th ; nceds of business. ccond, lt will regulate the lnter ost railes and lirotect the conntry's stock of gold. Third, it will concentrate tlie re serves for efflelont use of the i?ol." power in proserving confldenco. Fourth, it will furnish a Hbera source of available currency in tlmes of slrws and provsnt pnnlcs. ln short it will give us ln place our cumbersome curreacy system o sclentlfic currency syEUem." CALLLI) Sl'ECIAL ELECTIOX Suicp.ssor to .lotluun 1 Allds to Ue Chosen on April 2S Sovcrnl Candi-datps. Albany, N.Y March 30.overnor;I)ncha Cha, al llughes today called k speciol election j jmQjj but Colonej- .Roosevelt Uc. for April 28 ln tho thirty-seveuth dls- , trlct comprlslng the countles of Mad- 1 vered 11 ,scathinS luunoUition of ison, Chenango and Otsego, to 1111 "tho vacancy caused by t:ie reslgnation of Sonator Jotham P. Allds. Two years ago when Senator Allds was renonilnated, Assemblyniau Step hen C. Clark of Otst-go was a candi date and it was sald today that Mr. Clark will agaln endeavor to secure tho Republlcan nomlnatlon. Madison county may submlt tho namo of ex-j , Assemblymnn Robert J. Fish, while i Chil SpimIco Exams. Nelson P. Bonney of Norwich, who j The V. S. Clvll Servlce Commlssion wns one of Senator Congcr's counsol jnnnounccs oxamlnatlons on April 20 during the bribery investlgation, hasjf0r tho position of engineer ln wood been put forth as Clienango county's I preservation, Dlstrict No. 2, forest candldnte. sorvlco. Examlnations aro also scho- Tho Senato Judlciary Comnilttee to- .duled as follows: April 20 labcra day granted the remiest of Senatdr tory apprentJce in tho Burenu of Stan Congor that ho be permitted n hear-dards, Deportmont o Commorce nnd ing beroro tho committee on Senator j Uibor; April 20-21, clerk with sprcinl Cobb's resolutlon providlng for tho quallflcatlons in connectlon with ban appolntment ,of n commltteo of flveking aiid currency questlons, trens-Snn.'itni-R lo drnw un chnrirpB nirnliiKt ' m.v .iMi.imont. a n,.n on ,or,i.. Cong(!r nB ft rosult 0f dlsclosures lattendant, Insppction . UopartmPnt, mado at'tho recent VeStigatIon and!Xew York navy yard. Naval Powder flsod Tue8llny nt 10 a. m. as tho timo. Dont, Lake Donmark. N. J.; April 20, There is etill uncerlninty as to wluit-.nssistant physlclst, Bureau of Stnn lior Allds' nccuser wlll llght tho Sen-ldnrds Ddpartmont of Cqmjiiorpe nnd ato's offorts to expel him, or resign Labor; April 20, posilion of laboratory bofore drastlc action is taken. ltrit.NS l'HOVi: FATAL. Woimm Iiijurod Whilo Llghtliifc' Flrn Wllli liorospno lllfs lu Hosiiltal. reau rr stntistlps D twrtu't m roiu Rutland, March 2S. Terrlblo burns jmprio md Labo;' that Mrs. Hartland J, Bryant recoivodi .about W days ago, wnemaho triod to itnllv :it tu- I'iiv Tlncnlfni tndnv 17n,- ,';,d h"..-,buml stili und.r troaln.. i.t POWER IN CONGRESS Prosldrnt, Tnft Explalns How East prn Statps Kctaln Their Iniliicncc. Washington, D. C, March 31. Pres ldent Tnft In an address beforo tho Ohlo Soclety of Washington tonlght, polnted out that tho domlnatlng pow- er of tho eastern States ln Congrcsa Hes ln tho fact that they kecp men'ln office when they. plnce them therc. Hla words crcatcd n mlld scnsatlon. Ho contrastod the Innuence of tho east in legislative affalrs with that of tha west and attributed tho supremacy of tho former to the contlnuous scrvlco of legislative representatlves. "Why is it," asked tho Presldent, "that the small Status of thc east ex erclses so much power In Congrcss? It ls not bccauso an castcrn man has any moro capactty In tho matter of loglslatlon than a western man cer tainly not moro than an Ohlo man. lt is because when tho eastorn States get a good representative they keep him as long as he llves, and then he has an iniluence that vastly excecds thc mero nutnerical representation o populatlon. "I don't know whether this is qulto germanc to tho subject of thls occa slon, but It occurred to me to say thls because I feel as though we are all in terested in having Ohio well repres ented.md in having Ohlo make her self felt In the Leglslature self felt In the loglslatlon of this coun try by adopting a system that wlll certainly brlng about the wcight sho ls entltled to." The Presldent was the guest o honor at the meeting called for tlio purpose of organizing an Ohlo Soclety In Washington. Justlce Wllliam R. Day preslded and subsequently was eleced presldent of the soclety. Mr. Taft congratulated Ohlo on lts high place ln the natlon and upon thc ln fluence of lts people. "There Is only one thlng I want to say about Ohlo that has a political tlnge" he sald, "and that is, that I think a mlstake has been made In recent years In Ohio ' in falling to continue as our representatlves tho same people, term after term.- "I am in favor therefore of cou tlnulng the representation as wo have it so that the representatlves shall be the foremost' ln both halls of the Leglslature." HAD SAKHOW ESCAl'E. Jllddlpbiiry Cattlc l)roer Iiijurod by Infurlatcd Anlmal. Middlebury, Mar. 28. Marcus Carr, a local cattle drover, had a narrow escape with a mad cow yesterday af ternoon. He was leading tho animal to the cattle yards In this vlllago for shlpment Monday when the rope with which the animal was belng drlven broke. Tho maddened beast turned toward Miss Sadie Kent, who was walking on the sidewalk. She ran for tlic nearest house while Mr. Carr at tompted to head off the animal wherc upon It turned lts attention to him strlking him in the right side, the leg3 and knocking him down, strlking him on the chest and arms as lie lay on the ground. The timeiy assistance of Pe ter Donnally, another cattle drover, probably saved Mr. Carr's llfe Ho was taken to his home at Cornwall suffering considerably from his injur ies The infurlated animal was ilnally captured and roped atter which lt was led to the local cattle sheds. DEXOUX'EI) ASSASSIX. Col. lioosoclt I'parcd to IIimp lu ciiricd EiiniHy of tlie Xatlonalht l'artj ln Efrj pt. ' Cairo, .March 2S. Ex-President Roosevelt's warnlng to the National lsts In hls speech today beforo the Egyptian L'niversity has crcated a sensation. It ls reported that de tennlned eiforts . were made to dis- suado him from referring to the as- snssin.'illnn nf tlifi nrpnilnr. Ttnntrosi ur- ita&iiNNia iiuu cuiiuuiiwit'u lausu who would coudono such an not. Some apprehension Is felt at tho possible, attltude of. tho resentful natlonnlist party, and tlio authorl ties aro oxorcislng extraordlnary vlg lance and are prepnrod to take ex treme measures if any raanlic untlon ' occurs against Golonel Roosovcii inssistant nnd asslstant chemist. Bo- ronu or stanuarUs; April 20, map draftsninn, colorist, Bureau ot BIol oglcnl Survoy Bvpartmcnt of Agrlcul- turo; May 18-19, library asslstant llo- 1' in ,sl(d N"inr to ILrs f...' rs. i .1,1 . ... i.igh FnllB, furnls'aeU the pur.ir ' ' ' l,al 'Ult or t'-(' v' 1 Wo -I'- , vnl h d . t. i T1K-..SO i c : i i p i i j-p ' at . . i) '. 1 . dl la l N, 'd 1 f. ine "i cali s v 'tj bo glven each banqueter. aa hy ou i i r. .it u av uf bum unu i.air i.mu.ui pk ti'.d rnurn d to hl 1.