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TJULE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS t THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, IDOU.
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When you want anything, ndvertlso In the new special column of this paper. ome bargains nro offered thcro this week which it will pay you to read about. See pago two. Tills papo has about. See pago two. This paper has and ono cent n word will reach them all. It was a close call .tor the republicans In Maine and they say State prohibition did it. Tho men who tried to make the gubernatorial election turn on dis eased beef through their affidavits did nbt fare well In their respective towns. White of Richmond and Hutchinson of Worcester fell outside the representa tive breastworks. Porno of us do not stop to think that a number of the western States aro great empires in themselves capable of- raring for an Immense population. It Is an nounced, for example, that Iowa's corn crop this year will reach the stupendous total of 8R1,tyo,0no bushels at least, and with a favorable September the yield may reach W.OOO.fOO bushels. This would be a yield of 3S.3 bushels to tho arre. This is indeed a bumpor crop, nnd the railroads will bo taxed to transport it. Attention of our readers Is diiect1 to the new list of men, who entered Fort Ti ennderngn with Ethan Allen, printed else where in this Issue of our paper. Mr. Bas rom has taken unwearied pains In the col lection and verification of the list and now accompanies tin- names with bio graphical notes, giving many facts and dates of Interest and value. We trust that his request for additional facts, or for cor rections of the list, will be heeded and receive cheerful response from any and all who can furnish tho desired Informa tion. A LOOK AHEAD. The Rutland Herald says the fusion lsts spent S1M69.3C, not including all that was spent In bringing fusion Into tho world, and then It without sense of humor remarks "there is crying need of legislation on the subject of campaign expenses." It might be well In 3 910 when the governorship will again come to the "west side" to allow some poor man to run for the ofllce, so thero would be no possibility of spending f l.,(S6!..!6 plus an unknown quantity to make him even a defeated candidate for governor. "TO FUSE OH .NOT TO FUSE." Now that the campaign is ended nnd tho election In Vermont a matter of history, It Is possible to discuss certain thing's In connection with the contest without any suspicion that It Is being said for parti san effect. An effort was made to make it appear that the FREE PRESS advised democrats not to endorse Clement, but we have always believed tho democrats could manage their own affairs without tmr help. When tho utterances of other papers were put In our mouth In tho Stato democratic convention and the arguments put forth that democrats should endorse Clement because the FRfiE PRHRS was arguing against such a course, It was allowable for us to chuckle, and we show- ed what the effect of fusion would be In our estimation. The Mostnn Post In the light of tile result of last week's contest expresses its opinion as to the effect of dnnoeratlc endorsement of Clement, and It substantiates In the most emphatic manner our opinion oxpressr.il after tho twin conventions In Burlington. The Pott says The clmnre which Percival W. Clement seemed to have for election as governor of the Stnto-.nf Vermont as tho candidate of Indcpendmit republicans and democrats vanishes utterly In the returns of Tues dny's election. Fusion has no attraction for "tho voters of that very conservative) State. Fletcher I). Proctor Is elected gov crnor by a vote some 16,000 greater than that cast for Clement, which becomes the necessary mnjorlty by leason of tho failure of the prohibitionists and other pin- snows ici annua inure inin i.imj vmcs. The first Inference from an analysis of the vote Is that the democratic indorse mont of Mr. Clement soared off more than it attracted to his support. His .diowin at the polls Is poorer than It was four years ago, when he ran ns an Ind-'pend ent against the field. As regards national politics, Vermont Is a negligible quantity. That State may be ranged alongside Arkansas ns always sun1 for the same party. Arkansas voted las Bjtlirday, nnd nobody made, any .ire mint 'of It, because it always goes ono wiy, Just like Vormont. Tho democratic majority In Arkansas Is about 60,000, rnther larger relatively than tho republican mnjorlty In Vermont, nnd nn morn significant. If any good fuslonlst Is Inclined to take issue with the Post's statement, wo would ' remind tho gentle democrat that the Post ! Is i democrat In pnper whoso political or thodoxy Is unquestioned wlinreer It Is l known, and ns such should no', bo put i under suspicion by any Clementlzed demo- - pu (U'kbu iliUintuJji MOST OF Til EI It VOTES FOlt PltOCTOH. Tho miscellaneous charges brought against the Vermont Mnrblo company by Uic democrats In their polltlcnl extremity and desperation could not have been more thoroughly or more. conclusively answered than they wore nt tho polls last week In tho town of Proctor, It Is not necessary to go Into the details of tho charges tit tills time. Suffice to sny an attempt was tundo to lend people to believe that tho employes nt Proctor arc dissatis fied with reason over tho manner In which they nro treated. The result of tho ballot for gover nor In tho town of Proctor was the casting of 454 ballots for Proctor nnd only 25 for Clement, the votes against tho republican candidate being Just enough to show that those who wont ed to vote tho democratic ticket felt free to do so. Vnder these circum stances the lnrgo vote given Mr. Proc tor proves conclusively that tho peo ple of his own town appreciate his work In their mnnlfold interests, and that they were glad to take advantage of the opportunity to give expression to that appreciation. Mr. Proctor has every reason to b proud of this evi dence of esteem on -the part of his townsmen. In this connection It Is Interesting to note that the little town of Balti more In Windsor county according to tho official returns cast Its vote of twelve solid for Proctor, and thus won the title to the banner town as re gards tho per cent, of Its voto given to the republican ticket. The town of Rrownlngton In Orleans county should be mentioned In thlr connection since -It gave Proctor and only one to Clement. A number of towns gave a very large proportion of their votes to the republican candidate, and If re publican candidates for the Legisla ture had carried ns many towns ns did Mr. Proctor, our democratic friends' would have been a mighty lonesome lot in tlint body. MORE TOURISTS FOR VERMONT. The gratifying announcement is made by the Central Vermont and Rutland railroads that then- have been more tourists In the Green Mountain Stato this summer than ever before. Indeed it Is stated that the hotels nnd boarding hoiies which were !ti the railroad list of places available for summer vlsltnis were crowded and that it would have been impossible to tako care of additional summer visitors without the opening of new hotels nnd boaidlng houses. One of the railroad men says that "all that seems lacking now is a few large summer hotels, when this beautiful State will en tertain as many people lis any of the resorts in the East." The development of Vermont's tourist business Is a subject which might to re ceive careful attention at the coming session of the Legislature. Wo bellevo that it Is Just as essential to the. prosperity of the State to devise ways and means of attracting visitors to Ver mont as it Is to have a board of agricul ture or even a cattle 'commission, for, ns New Hampshire has already demon strated, there are thousands of dollars In the summer visitor business, If our State government only takes hold of the matter in earnest. The railroads have already taken com mendable steps to Increase their business In this direction by extending their sea son, and with the encouragmcut of the Investment of local and outside capital in a number of attractive summer lintels there is no reason why Vermont t'hould riot secure her proportionate share of the summer travel to New Hampshire, Maine and northern New York, We have before us the published state ment of tho Central Vermont railroad re garding Its extensive advertising' In Nev York, Brooklyn and various Connecticut cltjes of autumn excursions to the Green Mountain Stain for one fare one way plus one dollar for tho round trip, these tickets being on sale from Septemhei li and good to return until October 31. It will be noticed tlint this ariangement puts Vermont on a parity with the AVhlte Mountain and Adirondack resorts, which have long enjoyed tho benefit of similar rates during the early nutum. Their mensures, which urn undoubted. ly duplicated by the Rutland railroad must mean the attraction of a host of visitors to the (Jreen Mountain region, and if In different parts of the State wo had large summer hotels like that on the west shore of Lake Champlain, we could add materially to tho number of our annual visitors both summer nd nutumn. It is to be hoped that the effort of the tallroads to extend their tourist season may be crowned with gratifying success nnd that Le'glslaturo may see Its way clrnr to Immeasurably Increase our tourist business and thus augment the prosperity of our farmers by afford Ing them Inrger markets for their pro ducts ns well as the prosperity ,of tho variety of ctisses of people who help to entertain and care for our summer and autumn tourists. VniWONT AND .NATIONAL ISSUES. When wo Introduced the subject of the effect of Vermont's verdict this yenr on nntionnl politics, the Ru'inu.i Herald dodged the question and charg ed that wo wero afraid to discuss Stato Issues, an opinion which wo be lieve It must have abandoned some time ago. Wo huvo Insisted that no matter what local Issues vrro involved In our State campaign, the people of tho country ns u whole who have little knowledge of political conditions In our Stato would hall a marked falling off In tho republican majority as a harbinger of republican retrogression throughout tho country nnd a bow of promlso to democrats, So Intelligent n paper ns tho Now York Evening Post dl?"sses tho Ver mont election In the llirht of. firiv comprche.nslvo knowledge of tho sit uation, as Its remarks about Clement's failure to mnko good his scurrilous charges shows, and yet It calmly pro ceeds to attempt to nhow that the re duction of Ihe republican plurality lo something like 10,000 Is to bo regard ed ns affording democrats throughout all the States marked hope In the congressional campaigns In other Slates. Moreover the Post bnses this assertion on tho unquestioned fact that Vermont hns nltnost Invariably set the pnro for tho country us a wholo In connection with Its September elec tion. N It is to be hoped that nil Vermont republicans will bear this .fact In mind hereafter, und remember thnf when mi nppcnl la mndo to them to roll up n big vote for tho sake of lis effect on national politics, thr paper making the appeal Is not Indulging In hot nlr, A mugwump pnper which will argue that the fnlllng off in the republlcnn plurality In Vermont Is an encourage ment for dcmoc.rnts generally in a year like this, with Clementlsm ns a side Issue, would blow a double blast on Its horn In n year when t lie Issue In Vermont was between republicans and leniogriits alone. STILL Ul'OTIXIJ VUnilllXT'S VER DICT. That those who tried to belittle the slgnllic.inee of the Vermont election from a national point of view weie wide of the mark Is still being demon strated. Tho comment of the New York Post on the verdict of our Stnto and the bearing on the congressional contests In other States has already been leproduced In these columns. In commenting upon the outlook In Maine T'nltid Stntrs Sennlor Henry Cabot Lodge of Massachusetts who has been speaking In the Pine Tree Stato says iv can see no Indications of nny landslide In the State, as Is claimed by the democrats and In that connection he expresses the belief that "the result of the Vermont election Is slgnlllcant The Buffalo News goes "till further and llnds In Vermont's verdict a vlndl cation of the national administration. It says: The most conspicuous fact about tho Vermont election is t lint the Stato sus tains the President. The effort to swerve t from the republican column by means of the nomination for gover nor of a disgruntled republican backed by the democrats Is n dismal failure. Tho regular candidates for Congress have swamped the coalition Inen run nine; against them. The lesson of Vermont may be taken to heart elsewhere. Even if the voto for Mr. Proctor is pulled down a hit. and reduction shows how inslgiilllcunt is tho democratic vote In these good time", and especially how determined the people are to support the adminis tration at Washington. It Is not dlfllcult to picture what the comments of outside papers would have been if a majority of Vermont's voters had accepted tho advice of the demo crats, nnd had not sustained tho Presi dent by electing the lepubllcan ticket. WHERE turn DEMOCRATS ARE AT. When fusion with :i few Clementltes was proposed to the democrats by lieutenants of the. Rutland candidate many of the wNer heads of the party vigorously opposed the project, argu ing, with reason, that the effect in tills State would not lie unlike that In some respects which followed demo cratic endorsement of Horace. Greeloy for the presidency In 1S72. Less wise counsels prevailed, however, nnd the world now knows the direct result. In order not to offend republicans the Clementltes Induced tho democrats to omit from the hitter's platform all references to national Issues nnd for the Ilrst time In their history tho Ver mont democracy went through a con gressional campaign without u single. declaration of principles regarding national Issues, and without a lone some discussion of national matters so far as we have observed on tho part of a single democratic speaker throughout thu entire canvass. Tho fusion democrats of Vermont not only Indicated to the young men of their party that national Issues .could bo slighted with political Immunity, but they also taught their first voters how to vote for a man who insisted and even protested that he wns still a re publican. It must be admitted that P. W. Clement In tho light of his party llukes in IfO: and 11100 presents a sorry nppenrnnee as a republican, but we suppose tliero Is no law to prevent him from ealllnr himself what he chooses and even voting an occasional republican ticket In the future. Demo crats can have little lovo for Clement In view of the plight In which he hns left them and after tho smoke of bat tle has subsided they will probably bo glad to admit that they were led from the paths of democracy by n wicked republican. Tho only hope Vermont democrats, had, nccordlng to private admission, In connection with tho fusion movo ment, wns that tlmy would be able to build up n strong organization of their own through tho aid of Clement's money. Now the truthful Rutland Herald says In its Issue of September C that "The fusion account books shuw tlutt Its expenditures from the day of Per cival SV. Clement's nomination at Bur lington down to and including yester day wero $19, COO. 30." This Ih a largo sum but It does not Include tho considerable amount which somebody spent previous to the twin conventions to bring about fusion. Many delegates to tho two conventions hnvo openly staled that their trip to Burlington did not cost them n cent, and tint transportation, hoard and lodging nnd refreshment of tho two conventions coBt somo fuslonlst a big Num. XUm (mention fur democrat)! av clde Is whether tjiclr organization Is tho stronger for Moiplng mnegndo re publicans to spend nil this money, and If so where. Tho public will bo Inter ested to know what democratic lead ers Imvo been evolved through this struggle, nnd whether Vermont demo crats will find themselves In n hotter position to start the national cam paign of 1008, than they would Imvo been If they hud stuck to their na tional text. If Vormont democracy Is not sadly demoralized in every county In the State, then our diagnosis Is not correct. THE nESPONSIIIIMTV OF VICTORY. While the republican of Vermont nro Indulging In allowable paeans of victory nnd are exnbernnt In spirits over tho re sults of the Slate election It W nn excel lent time to direct nttentlou to tho re sponsibilities Hint follow such if triumph, for our people are In much more favor able frame of mind to appreciate tho ne cessity of continued work than they may bo nfter victory has become an old story. The oplnqlon was cultivated In cer tain directions that the republican pint- form was being used,llk the car plat form, "simply to get In on";btit the spirit which has dominated the men chiefly oncerned In the success of tho republi can ticket has been that of sincerity, nnd It Is safe to say that an earnest en deavor will bo made to carry out the poli cies outlined In the State republican platform. It has been well said that GoV.-elect Fletcher D. Proctor's speech of accept ance constituted an excellent platform. and It would he safe for the repttbll cans to stand that alone Out Ing tho coming session of the Legislature. No one nioro fully appreciates tho fact that good faith requires the careful carrying out of promises expressed nnd Implied in tho republican platform tlinn Fletcher D. Proctor, and every ono who knows him realizes, that, while Vermont's constitu tion gives the executive little voice in the shaping of tile State's policies as re gards legislation, his influeuco will be exerted In the right direction of the fill flllment of the pledges thus made by the republicans of Vermont. The planks of the republican platform enunciating Stale policies may be sum marlzcd as follows: Continued effoits to safeguard the ex pendltiiro of tho State funds In every way consistent with the proper enro of the State's wards and the conservation and deelopmeiit of the State's varied interests. The promotion of higher educational standards and the advancement of Vor moots educational Interests In every practicable way. The modlfic.it on of the fee system so far as possible without tho necessity of establishing a number of new courts nnd salaried officio! positions. ' The simplification and Improvement of our primary law so that the purity of tho caucus' may be effectively promoted with the least possible restriction on iiull- vldtial voteis. . Tho adoption of measures to remedy ns far ns posslblo the evils of unequal taxa lion ami to distribute the burden of government and public Improvements in an equitable manner. The amendment of the local option law so as to strengthen the ninnsuro wherever possible and the continued uso of the system in restricting the sale of intoxicating liquor. The promotion of permanent highway construction and the improved super vision of the expenditure of State road funds. Careful Investigation of the ndvlslblll ty of reorganizing our judiciary system Provision for uniform system of municipal nccotmtlns. Better reformatory measures for the In mates of our penal Institutions that they may become and remain better men and women. Le,-slallon to promote the replanting of our waste lands with trees and the pro tectlou of our exlsthig forestry Interests, The adoption of methodical measures to direct attention to Vermont's attrac Hons as a resort, legislation being rcc commended to tlint end. This Is a splendid declaration of prln clples and It constitutes a legislate programme the enrrving out of which means largely Increased prosperity and development for Vermont. The declara Hon of principles has tfcen so well thought out that It ought to he an eas i matter to formulate measures embody' lug tho same for Introduction nt'an early day In the ?esfon, thus avoiding the crudities In legislation which SJ f' itn lesult from the presenting of bills during tho rinsing days of the session wjlicn their morlts ami Imperfections can be examined only superficially, If at all. This fact Is certain to Impress Itself on legislators, and those who ori ambitious to shine In connection with the introduction of bills will do well to be gin thinking of the same right away, for they may find themselves outstripped, they procrastinate. We believe tlint possible measures deaJIng with those nnd other subjects should he discussed fully and freely picvlous to the Leglnnlng of the leelslatKe session, 'and we shall consider legislative propositions under theso dif ferent heads from time to time during tho period preceding the convening of our lawmakers. Wo hope that our readers will feel free to take advantage of our columns to present their Ideas rcgnidlng theso dif ferent subjects und nny other manors they may deslro to consider especially In connection with legislation, for only In free and full consideration of this char uctor can wlso enactments he ensured. HIS ECONOMY. "I shouldn't think a young iimii on your salary could afford to get all your clothes made by a tailor." "That's tho imswtr Tho clothing stores won't trust me." Cleveland Lender. WHAT OUR NEIGHBORS SAY Whether the (irnnflng of Licenser! Should lie Returned to Local Various Bodies, (From tho St. Albans Dally Messenger.) Now, before the general assembly gets to woik, Is the tlmu to get somo expres sion of public sentiment as to changes In the liquor law relative to the appoint ment of license commissioners. Presuma bly the present Idea of their nppolntmont by tho assistant judges of tho country court Is not popular enough to be retninod rho plan appears to have worked well In Franklin country, but Ins not i'Immi" sat isfaction in ono or two other counties that have been lieatd from, ami the gen- ral leiuKiicy of opinion as manifested' appears to be asalnst It. Whether this general tendenec of manifest opinion, however, has Its origin In souiees directly or Indirectly Interested In or Influmerd by the bestowal of licenses, w whether It Is the disinterested opinion of the gen eral public for wbo-e benefit tho law Is devised, Is quite another matter. The men most likely to crltlr.c the operation of tho law In thin respect are, first, the men that did not get licenses under It, and then their friends take the matter up for them mid tho clamor begins. Whether. taking the operation of the law locally full nnd by up nnd down tho State the Uninterested public suffered nny very serious disappointment or has been conscious of any material acts of In justice under the present system Is some what problematical. The objection to the appointment of the license comtnlloners by the assistant Judges on the ground that It Is a con flict of administrative functions of gov ernment with Jlidicl-il functions might be sulllcieiit In nnd of n.slf to condemn the present method If It were practically Important. But, as n matter of fact, this objection Is more theoretical and aca demic than Tniyt!i!ng else. The simple truth Is. that the assistant judges are more or less administrative officers, tiny way, and have general oversight of country property and cotmtrv affairs pertaining to It nnd to the administra tion of Justice. Their other was long ago designed with this peculiar blending of functions Judicial and administrative ns a natter of public convenience nnd pro tection and not ds ah encroachment upon the Judlclnl functions of the bench or any misapplication of the functions of the. Judges. There doea not nppear to have been any serious ciitlclsm that the as sistant Judge were likely to confuse Judi- lal responsibilities with administrative. functions until this liquor law gave a new administrative duty to them. There may be some lurking d.insr In the law as It stands to-day on this account, but The Messenger dubts very much whether It would have been emphasized to any great extent by the great mass of Un people not directly meiru or less im mediately concerned in tho issuing of licenses. The other objection raised acalnt the appointment of local license com missioners by eountiy elflcers Is th.it It Is a violation of the so-called local option principle. The Messenger has never bee,, able to see this. The lo- cal option principle, as this paper un derstands It, consists simply in the proposition that each town shall de cide for Itself whether or not It shall license the sale of liquor for the year. Whatever decision the town makes is the local option to he sure, but the op- tlcn ends there. The machinery by which that option Is enforced and guar anteed is State machinery created by a State law and always has beep, yet up to this change In the statute nobody hns come forward with the suggestion that the "local option" principle was be'ng violated because the law was enforced by a State's attorney elected by the country or cases were tried before a city judge appointed by the governor. Local option simply means local choice. Once that choice Is fixed, the State has a right to enforce It after Its own methods to the end that not only the administration of the law be e verywhere uniform, but thnt ether and adjacent communities may be safeguarded In the administration of their local choice, too. To resume, then, If the present method of appointing local license commlsslrti- ers Is to lie changed nt all, it should be changed for reasons that are logical ,ind practical and changed because the gen eral public, and not the liquor Interests and their friends, want It changed. The Messenger cannot loo seriously renew Its warning that, If it Is changed, It should not by any. possibility he so amended that thr choice of the authority tint appoints license commissioners or distributees licenses can b" Influenced or determined by the liquor Interests. It will be a sad mlstnV, In the Judgment of this paper. If the city council Is again given tno power to name license commissioners, nnd will simply mean that men that want licenses for them selves or their friends will make a cam paign for the election of aldermen of their own choosing. The farther away away from local politics the liquor ques tion In all Its administrative phrases can be kept, tho cleaner the politics will be and Hie better the law will be enforced. Let local option make the first choice as to whether liquor shall be sold or not, and let local" option have public senti ment sufficiently strong nnd determined behind It to cause the choice to be en forced and respected. "Iooal option" will find itself busy enough doing that success fully, without undertaking the choice of nil the administrative agencies, loo. SALARIES v IN VERMONT. (From The Rutland News.) The following salaries are paid State and country oliicers elected Tuesday. September 4, the sums named belngsal ary per annum unless otherwise specified: Governor. Lieutenant governor, ' a day for at tendance upon tho general assembly as president of the senat, and 10 cents a mile, for travel each way, Treasurer, J170O. Secretary of Stnte, $1700. Auditor of accounts, CXVt and neces sary expenses. Senator, a day for actual attendan ce upon the general assembly, -and ten cents a mllo for travel each way. Town leprcsentntlvcs. same as sena tors. Assistant Judges of county court, $1 a day for actual servlco and fees, STATE'S ATTORNEYS. Addison county, J'OO and fees. Bennington county, 1500 and fees. Caledonia county, i" and fees. Chittenden country. $1500 and fees. lX-ex county, MW and fees. Franklin county, JliOO und fees. Grand Isle. IIWo and fees, Mmollle county, IMO and fees. Orange county, JViO nnd fees. Orleans -county, t'.i") nnd fees. Rutland county, Jl.VW nnd fees, Wash'ton county, JH75 and fees, Wlndhnm county, $sl and fees. Windsor county, $1000 und fees. Sheriff, feas, High bailiff, (rare) JUDGF.S OK PROBATR. Addison district, M nnd fees. Bennington district, S0O and fees. Uradft'' '""Hi. jcciO ana fx. Caledonia district, JflOO and fees, Chittenden district, $1301 and fees. Essex district, $l(w and fees. Fair Haven district, V)0 and fees. Franklin district, $1201 and fees, Ornnd Isle district Vt) anil fees. Hartford district, ?D0O Miiel fees, Lamoille district, VWO nnd fees, Mnnchesler district, J500 and fees, Marlboro district, $V and fees, New Haven district, JT0O and fees, Orleans district, JDfl and fees, Randolph district, $,00 nnd fees, Rutland district, $frt) und fees. Washington district, $1. and fees. Westminister district, 700 nnel fees. Windsor district, $!HO nnd fees. Justice of the peae'o, fees. Memlers of congress are paid J.V00 per annum nnd mileage by the Cnlted Stntcs government. EMPLOYED TO CAPACITY. Manufacturing Plnnls Busy with Orders nnd Trnde Active. Reports to Biidstrcefs for the week show with hardly nn exception all kinds cr 7, of manufacturing plants to be employed) in n mock heroic Introduction Mr, Clo. to capacity. Weather has been such as mens Informs the world that ho inton li to cause considerable more business this autobiography shall become a modi among retail merchants who report out-,f0r all future autobiography, "when It ,f look for fnll trade goexl. Wholesale deal-1 published after my death." He also In ers In groceries, leather goods and Iwots .tends Unit It "shall be read and ndmlrci and shoes report activity with some in- n good many centuries because of Itsform crease while collections are fully up to and method whereby tho past nnd the pro average for senson of year. Reports from sent are constantly brought face to face agricultural districts show yield of hay to resulting In contrasts which newly fin have been large nnd of good quality. Cornjup the Interest along like tho conta.;( has grown well and n pood crop Is expect-!of flint with steel. Moreover, this auto ed. Potato crop fair, although In east cen- biography of mine does not select frou tral section crops planted In low lying jmy life Its showy episodes, but deals main districts show some evidences of rot. Ou'ly In the cjimmon experiences which gi the whole farmers feel confident yield to make up tho life of the nverago lnimni will be good. One bankruptcy reported ibeing, because thce episodes nro a soH for week. which ho Is fnmlllnr with In his own life new manufacturing Industry Is being organized nt Burlington for the mnnu facture of structural Iron for bridges. The new bank expects to be ready for business the latter part of this month. Rutland reports much activity In both wholesale nnd retail business. Sales for pist week were !ei excess of week prev ions with collections generally better. Reports from agricultural districts In nnd about St. Albans note crops to be In good condition, particularly corn and po tatoes. Some Improvement Is noted In retail trnde. Granite manufacturers at St. Johnsbury are fairly well employed while other In dustries are having all they can do. Re tail trade shows some gains. Granite manufacturers at B.irre report plants running full t'.ene nnd every Indi cation points to large fall business by an Increasing demand for stone for monu mental purposes. Montpeller reports favorably regarding retail trade which shows some gains for mriith of August over previous ye'.ir. Owing to wet weather a light crop of oats will be harvested: In low ling districts potatoes show evidence of rot for same reason. The warm weather of past few weeks has been beneficial for growth of corn crop which will be extra good. Knit goods mills at Bennington ar crowded with nt tiers. The paper mill which has been Idle for past six weeks has resunud business. Bellows Falls reports one paper mill that has been Idle resumed. I.nbnr ppn. erally Is well employed. General retail trade has been good but owing to an Ir regular season the sale of dry geiods has neen impaired, Organ factories at Brattleborn are hav ing plenty of business. Clothing dealers report sales for August this year were much in excess of those of previous year. Slate dealers and manufacturers at West Pawlet note a slight falling off In demand for roofing slate but consider outlook for fall trade very good. Dry weather has had some effect on corn crop. The copper m'ne at Corinth is said to be very busy and employing large force of men. Reports from agricultural districts In nnd about Wjells River show continued warm weather nnel but Uttlo rain has af fected potato crop which will be light. Bradford reports crops In good condition but yield In potatoes will be light. ALL RIGHT. Yes, It Is warm In Texas some; But Lord, love you! When evenings como And buds unfold, And Marechal Niols Perfume the night, A fellow feels A lifting, lifting Sort of swing That makes an old-tlmo Pigeon-wing Teio tame to show Ills Joy; the night Makes Texas and The world all right. The carklng, scorching Day Is fled, Cropo myrtle h'onins Hangs overhead; The I'rnss teneath His foot the wliilo Is soft as softest Velvet pile Of carpet wove In Turkestan; And, in a most Fantastic plan. The light bus- dart Across the night; i"cs. Texas and Tho world's all right. Houston rtist. "H F.Y.DAY." Is the title of 'Hoy-Day" Is the title of a pleasing little lyric Witter Bytiner In the current Century, (Mine nnd go a-berrylng Would you wiser be? Come and learn that everything Younger Is than we We who almost dared to think In our wearying Tiurr were ,10 more springs to drink, No more palls to swing! We were dusty with our books. Come nnd let us go Out among the lyric brooks. Whera tho verses grow, Whero the world Is one delight Made of ninny n song LastJiiR till the nod of night, Lovely all day long. Till the sninllest glimmering 1100W Holds tho 11100,1 In slnrv. And the heavens arc the book And the stnrs the story! There tho peaceful earth Is sweet, Either ways It lies 1'nder unacquainted feet Or on tlr? rt eyes. A TIP TO "GOV." II1NDLEY (From the Rt, Albans Messenger.) See the Mnn. What Is Hit do-lng? Ho Is down on tho Floor on his Hands nnd Knees. Is the Man Prny-lng? No, He 's ok-lng for Some. thing. Ho Is Hunt-Ins-for Some-thing Ho has Lost. Ho is Look-lng under a Bu-reau fpr It. It Is tho Clem-cnt Llt-er-n-ry Bu-reau. He has lost tliyh Gov-ern-or-shlp un-dcr II. Tho Ru rem 1 Is not to Blaine. The Man Is Say ing Things. Como Away. Howard. It is not Right that You should U'ur tho Man flwuv STORY OF TWAIN'S LIFE. HiimorlsCs Autobiography Contain 250,000 Words nn,l jc Is Mill Writing. Mark Twain wrote nnd published I iiurjosqno uutoblography some twentj years ago, which still brings n goeid priri ns a rarity at auction snles.Thls was sheil romance, lie hns ho wove r, bcon at woim on n real autobiography, which will pre sent Important fncts and details In hit life, although, wherever possible, In t'i gulso of genial and generous fun, ay tho New York Hcarld. Ho began this many yenrs ago, and ht continues to add to It day -by day. 'It lib re'idy i caches to a quarter of a million words. It had originally been his Intention to publish the hook posthumously In 11 entirety. Ho hns been persuaded, however, to allow selectleins to nppear serially i; the North American Hevlow, beginning with the first Issue of that period -In Its altered form as a fortnlirhtlv-on Sentrm. nffTT In which ho sees his own life roucted and set down In print " LEVITY AND LONGEVITY. Howells was here yesterday after noon, continues Mr Clemens, "and 1 told him tho whole scheme of this auto biography nnd Its apparently systemlesi system only apparently systrmlcis fo' It Is not really that. It is a de" beratt. system, and the law if the to 'em '1 thnL I shall tall: about the mittei which for a moment Interests me, and cast It aside and talk about somethlnf. else the moment Its Interest for me '1 cxhnutrd. It Is a system which follow! tio cllnrteil enlirsr ft is nnt rrolnir to folloiB any such course It Is a system which It a complete and purposed Jumble a coursi which begins nowhere, follows ,10 specified route, and can never reach an end whlln I am alive, for the rea.on that, if ( should talk to a stenographer two hours a day for a hundred years, I fhnuld stilt never be able te set deiwn a tenth part ni the things which have interested me ir mv life time I told Howells that th I autobiography of mine would live a coupk rn rnons.'iiiu veiirj. minium .ills and would then take a fresh start ani live the rest of the time. It. t FHH1 ltl.ll Willi 1.IS 111 u.-niH'. inn. 11 1 snoiiin live lonir enoiiirii. lie' s' llilL lueie v,,,uii, in,, ,i; mij ,,- llll'J iiv. jii-4 iiu ii.-, . ll,' .."IV U'.....n ivI.lnnrA whrt Wrtlllrl he nllle Cll bllV a f Ul rxcept 011 , installment plar. lioweus appiautieu, aim wns 11111 o In him and Judicious. If he had manl thrown n m nut tne w nuow. 1 te crui clsm, but it must be my way." PRIDE OF ANCESTRY. TVerMicIii i- i-pnilnr-v In ir.ropql ntyA 111 leu li SHU .luuui lilt Idle tiiui.i; i aiKcr t neips, wnoin nc ini'i wnen i-neiii was minister at the court of Berlin: meet Count S., a cabinet in Ulster," h ....nAfl ,.-i-v.in nnl.lnH.n e 1 illustrious descent. Of course. 1 wanted let nut the fact I hurl wine aceestor too: but I did not want to pull them n of their graves by tho ears, and I neve could seem to get the chance to wor tnem in in a way that would look sutllc ently causal. I suppose Phelps was i fraught, now and them Just as a perso purely oy uecnieiu aim caunoi, ui'nit 01 way that will 'seem accidental enotig'. Ill' .IJUI U.I UUlll 11IS lllilWlIll IIHK' showing us the n ctures. nnd ilnallv smt tia.I Yintrtm n pIIiIa ami nnnl.nl ft,, I n It was a picture of the court that tr ' Charles I. There was a pyramid of Judg in Puritan slouched hats, and below the three bareheaded secretaries seated at table. Mr. Phelps put his finger upon 01 difference: 'An ancestor of mine.' torted with scathing languldness: matter. I have others.' It was not noble In me to do it. have always regretted It since. But landed him." IlllhUI'll 4,1 vl'll'IIM ...I,,",. . . " n real character, one James Lainpton Many persons." he says, regard. Colonel Sellers as a fiction, an inve Hon, nn extravagant Impossibility, did me the honor to call him a 'crentlot but they were mistaken. I merely put h1 on paper as ho was; he was not a pers. who could be exaggerated, The Inclden which looked most extravagant, .both the hook and nn the staire. wero not I venllons of mine, but were facts of nlsii end I was present when they were veiopeu, - - - i ue rem 1 uiunei -nc. as I knew him In James Lampton, was I I.I l i I V 1 1 4 "Ml, fc.i. .. . . . . ., , t man. a straight nnd nonornnio man, 11, ,,,,, ."p, In his bosom, n man born to be loved nn inn nn iiii-i .. shipped. It Is the right word. To them wns but little less than a god," Once when Mark Twain and George e,i, 1. ti'.rn rriv'iMiT i n r till;., iiiiiiti.. ment In Mr. i-ampton s town, uie mi nt their hotel. After some exchanges ..... - ..... ...I.Ia.iI ftmlinrrn counesy iininiHun, in n"n v, ...... .... mmii tiilil something about Ills Iiavi li l,te ,,oolrnt Vnol: lvlnc Oil thO ta ahout its being nfter banking hours, writes, "and begged hint to honor Ca HIlll IllU "J 17VIMH - -with as many friends as might be w g to do us the like honor. He ncrept , V. .. luilnc rtllP PUP.SI 111 IIIM ivl:. AilU ll- ,...,.,. - who had granicu nn 1 i'- 1 -tnniirrt his speech niioui tne iickpis because I saw he wns going to ask t, furnish them to him ami lei mm next day; and t knew thnt If he made debt ho would pay If he had to pawn clothes. Afler a little furtner cnai Miuuiv ,t4 - and took his leave. Cable put his hood nt the door, and said; " 'That was Colonel Sellers.' UNSYMPATHETIC. "Don't you feel any sympathy ior inn I1 ,1 IIL ....... . . till ho got found out. nil' a man that found out doesn'l deserve uvm-'"'"