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THE BURLINGTON FREW PRESS : THURSDAY. JANUARY 9. 1008.
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Family Physician Says Alleged
Murderer of Ordinary Intelli
gence for Five-Year-Old.
COULDN'T LEARN AT SCHOOL
Tenchcr Testifies Thill In Six Vcnr
Mnlinn Fnllcd In (irndiintr from
Ihr I'rlmrr dill nnd C'niilil .Not
Write TKiiiirIiIm on Pnper
Short Court Session
Pennington, Jnn. f-. Only n short sec
tion In the .Mah.in murder trial was held
this afternoon and court adjourned at
l:3i) o'clock. Three witnesses for tho de
rcnso were examined. Or. D. A. Uleason,
1 North Pennington physician, who has
lttend the Mnhnu family, testified that
'n his opinion the tespondent bad the
mind of a five-year-old child of ordinary
Intelligence. He also testified that he hud
examined Daniel Muhnn, the respondent's
brother who recently died In the asylum
nt Itrnttleboro, and had discovered no
injury that could have caused the mental
Mis Uva Rockwood, who was the re
spondent's teacher, testllled that Mah.in
In six ye rs never learned to read mote
than tlu first reach r and could not write
enough to put his thoughts on paper.
HOME TO SCOTLAND.
Irving. Wlm Tunnelled Out of .lull nt
Newport, n Model Prisoner ill llniiic
Rutland, Jan. fi llll.im Irving. a
federal prisoner, who has a rerurd some
what out of tho ordinary, has com
pleted his sent" nee at the House of Cor
rection ns a pnstofflee robber, and has
left 111. tt;, ml. being provided by the gov
ernr,,. i t with a new suit of clothes, a
r.'ii'rf i l t rket and $3 In cash. When
firs' tnk"' Into custody he gace the anil-
oitcs considerable trouble but he
pvldeni'v decided to turn over a new
Ituf .is at the llouso of Correction he
was considered an exemplary prisoner
j'id got el-lit days n month off of his
frntMicc because of good beha'vlor.
Thi postofflce and a store nt Norton
MUle weie burglarized April r.0. 1M, and
eight days later Irving, John Jenkins
nnd Jose ph McDonald were arrested.
rhargfd with the deed. On Mny 2J they
escaped from Newport Jail by tunneling
with .1 window weight through four
thicknesses of brick wall. Irving nnd
Jenkins were recaptured the same day
while on their way to Canada but the
other burglar made good his escape.
At the Mny, term of federal court
t.t Windsor Irving pleaded guilty to the
charge of burglarizing the postofflce and
was sentenced to two years Imprison
ment at the House of Correction. Jen
kins remained in Jail until the May, IW7,
term when he received n sentence of
three years and six months at the Hoiiw
of Correction. He Is still In prison. Irv
ing Is n Scotchman and he told Supt. P.
L. Morgan that he was going back to
his native soil on the (Irst boat that
would carry him. He Is still liable to
State prosecution for burglarzlng the
St. Jobnsbury Fight Slate Hoard of
llcHU'h In Wilier Snl(.
St. Johnsbury, Jan. C The December
term of the Caledonia county court ad
journed to-dny though Judge Waterman
will remain here a day or two longer
on some chancery matters. Among a lot
of State cases continued or nolle pross
ed appears tho case of Statu vs. H. J.
A Mew Line to SPOKANE, WASH
and PORTLAND. ORE.
Through Tourist far In Hie
Itates and full Information upon ap
F. K. I'KIIIIY,
Dint. Pnsn. Act., Cnn, Pe. Il'jr,
303 Washington St., lloston.
Strength and Ions wear
are the leading features
of the 5A Horse Blank
ets and SA Lap Robes.
Horses and boys are
hard on their clothes,
and you want to get the
Ask for the 5A Horse 2
- We Sell Them
Anil we sell loin of them.
The lilnia ulrlh U an exeltutv mln
fililn feature with IS A Minnie blanket.
None ulliem Mtuy on the heme o
llrimn Dm k full lined I.Tft 3.00
lliirlnp 1.35 up
lsham of Morrlsvlllo which Id entered on
the docket ns "not to bo brought for
ward." Suit was brought to tost thn
present law regarding the shipment of
liquor C. O. D. Into a no license town,
In this specific case tho town being
Unrrj Hlodgett, noting ns attorney for
tho village, has Mod a demurrer In tho
case broiiRht by tho State board of
health ngnlnst. the village trustees and
others to compel nil nllegcd users of tho
village water for drinking purposes to
desist. Lawyer Hlodgntt contends that
the order Is not binding ns It Is brought
ngalnst the village trustees whose term
of office expired Jnnuarv 1, IMS. ICllsha
May has also Med a demurrer on his
own behalf. Lawyer May claims thn
suit should have been brought In the
nnmc of tho Slate through Its legal re
presentative, tho attorney-general, rather
than the Stale board of health, and
further that neither the property owners
or the village trustees have ever hail
notice that the water wasl going to be
condemned, thus raising a question ns to
one's ennstltutlon.il rights. Tho ease
comes up for hearing at the Juno term
of court nnd Is likely tj be taken from
there to the supremo court on questions
IMPORTANT CASES ON
SUPREME COURT DOCKET.
ticiiernl Interest In Stnle in. II viler.
Drim ii il Teleplione Co., noil Tnfl
Mnntpeller. Jan. fi The supreme court
docket fur tin- general term which opens
bete Wednesday. January H, was Is
sued to-dav. It contains 157 cases In nil.
nnd of thefe 11 are set for hearing at the
Among the eases of general Interest
that will pm'mlily be hen til at the Janu
ary term Is that of State vs. Dr. James
M. Hyder for alleged criminal operations
from Windham county, J. S. Wllklns, vs.
Drs. W. W. Hroek and I,. K. Hoselle,
petition for a new trial from Chittenden
county; ('hauncev Drown vs. the New
I'ngland Telegraph & Telephone com
pany and the Consolidated Lighting
company from Orleans county, In which
the plaintiff at the last September term
was a ward i d a verdict of jn.ufoi. The
cast' of Slite vs. George T. Howard, ox
i. ,!rnad commissioner, is also on this
docket, as Is th" Franklin county di
vorce case of Winona I.. Taft vs. Russell
S. Taft. petition for contempt.
NO MOKE LIQUOR WITH MAIL
Important Order Issued hy Poslmnsler
Washington, Jan. 7. Postmnstor
Oetieral Meyer has Issued thU ordi'i'
which has a direct bearing upon the
prohibition movement :
"It s hereby ordered that It shall
be a condition of any contract here
after entered Into for carrying the mulls
upon star, set eon wagon, mall mes
seiiger or special servke route that
the contractor or currier shall not
transport Intoxicating liquor from one
point to another upon sin-h route while
In the performance of mall service.
AFTER BAD MEAT VENDERS.
Holland Clly Council Mmpim its Hie
llelllt'li onleer to let.
Hutland, Jan. H The Holland city
council Is getting after the melt ven
ders here with a view to keeping meat
that- Is passed from the counteis. To
iccompllsh this end City Health Officer
C. F. Halt was empowered to take the
initiative In prosecuting all violators of
city health ordinances. He reported
finding bad meat In three shops lately
but ho did not then have authority to
A surprise was sprung nt the meeting
when Alderman Fnrrar charged the fire
committee with lceplng on tile payroll
call llremeti who were negligent. One
had missed 22 flies in a year, another
0, a third IS. The committee replied In
defense that these -pen were unlit for
service because of Injuries or sickness
from exposure In th" city's service, Al
derman Korrar will sift tie matter.
IIU'E SUNDAY IN Hl'TI.AND,
An attempt wasmnde here yesterday to
enforce the Sunday laws. The cigar and
fruit stores were clriset but the cream
etles and drug stores were open as usual.
T'le mnyor has Issued p order, upon re
riuest of the local clergymen, prompted bv
the Woman's club, for the eniorcement of
the law. It Is understood that more
stringent measures will be adapted Inter,
w..on it Is expected that the drug stores
will be closed the greater pirt of tho
HONOR KOH COI.. .1. C. NORTON.
St. Albans, Jnn. C Oener."' orders from
hindquarters of the 1'nlted Spanish Wir
Veterans announce the appointment of
Col. John Ci. Norton of this c as aide-de-camp
on the staff of the enmmander
U. chief, Walter S. Hale of Hoston.
MOUNT ROYAL STEAMS
SAFELY IN PORT.
I, mm Orrilno Ship Kneoiinlered llenv
linlrs nnil Her llollcr Cin.ve Out on
Quei nstnwn, Jnn. 7 The long over-due
steamer Mount Royal steamed slowly In
to Queenstown to-day, and the news of
her snfety was received with gladness
In shipping circles. She had not been
heard from In ninny days, having been
last reported off the Lizard December
10 and watch wns being kept for her on
both sides of the Atlnntic nnd ns fur
south as Rormudo.
The Mount Roval belongs to the Cana
dian I'aclllc railway's Atlantic service.
She left Antwerp December 7 for St.
John, N. II., with 300 Hungarian emi
grants nnd a crew of about lofl men. She
was tirst definitely sighted off Old Head
of Klnsale, Iff? west of this port early
to-day. Shn was then proceeding slowly
under her own steam, nnd slKnialled that
she was coming In here. Shn declined
the help of a tug thnt wns sent out to
assist her nnd came In nt ouco.
The Mount Royal had troublo with her
boilers, nnd wns compelled to put back.
She Id at best a slow boat, and shortly
after leaving the Rrltlsh coast shn en
countered a series of violent gales. She
battled with the heavy weather for a
fortnight, until Christmas eve, when
serious trouble with her boilers develop
ed. Tho stenmer wns then In longitude
2t..ri0 west nnd latitude 45 north. The en
gine room staff ultlmnliily succeeded In
obtnlnlng a modernto supply of steam,
but tho weather was such that tho
captain relucantly doMdcd tt was best to
mako for tho coast, l'asseniiern and
crow aro nil well.
BILL TO RAISE RANK
OF GEN. 0. 0. HOWARD.
Washington, Jan. ". Senntor Proo
tnr to-day Introduced n bill authoriz
ing the President to ilncn thn linmo of
Major-General O. O, Ilownril on tho
retired list of the army ns n lleuton-nnt-Rcnern)
Chittenden County Trust Company
FOUR PER CENT-
All deposits in our savings dopni'tniont draw interest, nt the
rate of four per cent, compounded semi-annually. All taxcn
paid by us on all sums of $2,000 or less.
er. j. Boom
jonif j. rr.Yttx.
United States Supreme Court De
clares Vermont Low Con
stitutional. MUST SHOW ITS BOOKS,
Mule Cnn Compel Corpornl'oiiM to
Urine Account Into Court The
Fine of 8.1.000 for Contempt of
C'onrl Imposed by the
U'nshington. Jan. G. The Supreme Court
of the Cntlrd Stntes to-day In cornice
tlon with tile cise of the Consolidated
Kenderlng eiunpany vs. the State of Ver
mont In effect held to be constitutional
the Vermont law ieiUlrlng all corporation-
doing business in tint State to
produce In the coutts their accounts and
books containing Information bearing up
on any suit at Issue.
The company was tlncd $3,000 for con
tempt of court in refuln
before th grind Jury of Chittenden
county Its books showing dealings with
Individuals, and after the verdict had been
sustained by the Supreme Court of Ver
mont, It brought the case to the Supreme
Couit of the 1'nlted Stntes on the charge
that the law was antagonistic to the
fedi ral constitution. The court's opinion
w.i - delivered by Justice recliham.
DOCTOR LISTENED TO
EXPIRING HEART BEATS
ci Mgo. 111. Jan. .r,- Virtually to bear
a min die through his stethoscope n
tin expeilenc of Dr Frank J. Stewart.
The patient died while the doctor was list
ening to his heart bents with the instru
ment, i -d t' most notable feature if
the eolne'dence Is that the pitlcnt pro
tested stoutly tint he was not Mrlously
111. helleied his heart strong nnd de
clared he never had suffered a severe
headache or pain In his life.
Lewis Cass Robinson, a proofreader.
was at work in the morning scanning
Closely the printed slips just ns ne nan .
for 1." years In the same office. At eleven
o'clock he remarked that he felt i
pains In his chest and r.rnis. They grew
worse nnd nt noon lie was Induced to
visit Dr. Stewart across the stteet.
The physician through his Instrument
was noting that th heart first beat rap
idly, then slowly nnd at times normally,
when suddenly the pulsations stopped
nnd Mr. Robinson fell over deadv Tho
physician had remarked to the patient
the peculiar action of the heart, hut Mr.
Robinson d'.d not eeni worried and was
In the midst of a sentence when he died.
Mr. Rohinfnn was n man of regular hab
its. f.2 years old. and could not believe
that his sudden Illness was anything but
fiiiKisoiivs si:i.n cvti.k;iii:.
The New 10OS Hilltlnn iles i:perl
Adi Ice on the ltnlslng of Various
Vrjjctnlileii .ml Describes ihe llrst
nt Hie (Mil nnd f Vnrletlt'a. j
Gregory's now seed book Is ready for j
f r e distribution. It Is really one of the
very few sred books pu'illhod strictly In j
the Interest of farmers and gardeners, j
Not only does It illustrate and descrlb ,
the new and old varieties, but It also
lulps niake the planting a success, by
giving expert advice on the lnlslng of
various vegetables. This book has been
tile means of turning many a failure Into
success. ICveryone Interested In vege
tables nnd (lowers should hnvo this book,
and the onl.v. thing necessary to do to
secuie a copy free Is to write J. J. H.
(iregory & Son, Mnrblehead, Mass., with
a request, for one.
t doesn't pay to take any chances In
buying seeds. To be on the safe side,
plint (Jregory's Seeds. The largest gar
deners nnd planters In th" country sow
them. They do so because they know
they're pure, fresh nnd reliable. Every
year the firm of Gregory Son make
over 2.for) tfsls of the vitality of both
vegetable and (lower seeds, and thou
sands of dollars' worth ate thrown awoy
ns not being up to' their high standards.
This year Giegory offers besides many
new varieties, a potato that's ,i wonder.
It's called "Hlg Crop," and It Is claimed
It will out-yleld all the well-known vari
eties, Is least affected by rot, and Is de
liriously ineitly. It produced this sensou
on their own fnrms nt the rate of 8.H!
bushels per ncre. To lenrti more fully
about this great potato, nnd the best
methods of planting, write to-day for
Gregory's Seed Hook. Remember It's
INTKRNAI. nRVKNITR DICCRKASKS.
Washington, Jan. 7 The monthly state
mint of tho collections of Internal re
venue shows, thnt for the month of No
vember, 1007, the receipts fell o(T $5,626,
f, as compared with November, 19ni,
Spirits show the largest decrease, being
ll.R17.tViO. Tobacco shows a decrease of
ISW.GSI, n'"1 beer shows an Increase of
JIU74. For the flvo months of the pres
ent fiscal year, a total derensn Is shown
of $l,s.v.',232, as compared with the cor
responding period In 1WW.
"Have you discovered anything Impoit
ant?" asked tho novlco on tho force.
"Yes," answered tho New York detec
tive. "Then wo shall bo nblo to put our
hands on the criminal?"
"I am surprised to hear you talking
this cheap storybook sensationalism!"
"Rut," faltered tho novice, "you said
you had discovered something."
"I have. I have discovered nu Invest-
ment t hut will pay nt least a hundred
per cent, pr llt,"-VashlmHa Star
WARnm v. iiai.i.
State Banks Report These In
creased $5,354,595.40 for Fis
DEPOSirORS 9,720 MORE
Whole Number of People ultli Money
In (lie 1 1 ;ni U IOI.OTO Total Sum
Deposited 5T.7.I 11.2(1 LIS lib I
ilriiil I'nlil on This Sum
Mnntpeller. .I'm. 7 The annual report
of Hank Commissioner I, H. Cobb of
Island l'ond. formerly known ns the re
port of the Inspector of finance, has
Just been iv-ii,i and Is of a most en
couraging nature, apparently Justifying
the expectations of the friends of the
new law permitting the deposit of S2,Cf)
In savings bunk and trust companies
The Incrensed resources of savings
banks and trust companies for the fiscal
year ending .luti" Sn, lun;, was JiJ,j"J3..HC.iiJ
and the Incr. neil deposits amounted to
$.".S.1l..'i:i."i.in. of 'Ids latter sum JI.W.OTO.It
was deposited by residents of Ver
mont. The tnf.l m.mber of depositors was
Kl.DTfl, an Ini rr.-.ne of 0,7211 for the year
mid of this In. -n-nse. n.O:'.", were residents
of the Stale.
TI.e total d posits amount to ",4tl.-
-M l In 2 suing.? banks and K trust
companies Tie number of deposltois
c.uh of whnm Mils now J.'.Orti s j,;si an
increase of f.Il.
Dhitlcnds In Mpi'kholders In trust com
panies Incrrns. 1 J7,V making a total
of t,1,(v,i dlsbi.'ed In dividends. There
was an Inercn' of,'" per cent. In depos
its during the .war. or more than half as
much as the increase In the last live
years and of t..ls two-thirds was made
during the last -.W . months of the llscnl
year, probabli .m account of the change
In the law r.ilsi ig to f.'.nno the amount of
deposits not siii,.. ( to taxation which ap
parently has In .itfiliL tnu"li money back
Thn 0Xppsm of .Oiecam of deposits
1)V ,al5(. . i,ttK. e-r.-ascl IS cent" for
ji nno. hrlng !7.nt for each Sl.nnO,
Dividends nald depositors amounted
to Jl,7fi2, 1 15.33, an Increase oi Sl."4
SCi.,.17. The average rate paid dvposl
tors was 3.f.1 per cent., an increase
over lfiOrt of O.lf, per cent.
BIG POULTRY SHOW
IS ON AT BARRE
Hnrre. .Inn 7. The Centra! Vermont
Poultry P'H Stock association opened
Its second rnnunl exhibition to-day in
Hale's Pavilion with wlnt Is probably
the largest exhlb.Pi'" of the kind ever
seen In Vermont. There Is a total of too
coops with about m birds.
Tlie Judges are A. C. Hawkins, Lan
caster, Mass.. C. P Shove, Fall Rivet
Mass., and Dr. C W. Coolldge, Hrlstol
N. 11. The Judging was begun this morn,
The show will conti hip through tho re
milnder of the week
DKLAY IN MAI! AN TRIAL.
Pennington. Jan. 7 -i "wing to Illness o
one of the jurors. Mark Sutton, the fore
noon sesfion of th tr il of Alfred Malum
wns omitted lo-d iy, Sutton, who Is
venrs old. has n severe cold and Is
threatened with the grip.
G. A. R. ENCAMPMENT DATE
Decided to Hold II In Monlpeller Feb
rnnr.i 211 nnd !27.
Monti'oller. Inn At a conference
held tills evening between Col. A. C
Hrown. deiartment cotnmnnder of the
G. A. K., and Mrs. Kate Lee of Well
River, State prenldi nt of the Woman'
Relief Corps, It was decided to hol
the G. A. It I'Miaitmont encnmpnieiit
and State meeting of the Woman'
Relief Corps at Mnntpeller Wednesday
nnd Thursday, Fehiunry 2i5 and 2
Decision as to dates had been di
f.-rred In the huprs of hearing from
Commnnder-ln-l.'lili f Hiirton of Kan
hum City, mat he would be nble to be
pesent. It was duemed best to wait
no longer, however
BOARD OF PHARMACY
Mnntpeller. Jan. 7 At the annual meet
Ing of the State board of pharmacy In I
this evening nil members were ptrMint
except W. ! Gonkay of Bennington
The old boaid of officers were reelected
ns follows: rresiueni, y. y. Root, or
llrntlleboto. secretary, J, G. liellrose of
Hurllngton. treauuier. V. R, Wiirner of
Vergennes. The board has been engaged
all day In the examination of seven can
didates for certificates as pharamaclsts.
The result of this examination will not
be announced for several days.
ADMIRAL DIIWHY IS "F.. A. H. G."
Washington. Jnn. 7 -Admiral Dewey
has lost his signal number. Ho Is no
longer No. 1 in the Naval Register, but
Instead Is known by the cabalistic letters
"K. A. H. '" likewise Read Admiral
Kvnni piesence on the battleship licet
will ho longer be Indicated by tho signal
"No. 2." but ho will i. known ns "K. A.
H, V." These changes are the result of
the adoption "t combination of letters In
stead of tlguros to Indicate the personality
of naval olllcers In the new scheme of
tactics and signals Just adopted. Hndcr
the old system an officer's signal num
ber was subject to change at any moment
iih th" icsult of retir nient, deaths, nnd
1 promotions, wheicns jm will now retain
his letter symbol for his Hfo
UNDER NEW LAW
Enthusiasm Runs High over Com
mon Sense Addresses at
THEORIZING IS LEFT OUT
W. W. llnlilen Tells) of Making $7.0(10
Worth of .Nugnr hlle Orelmril In
creased $1,0(10 In Vnlne Prof.
I.. II. Jones Suggests Pedi
greed Tl res.
Rutland, Jan. 7. The three days'
coinentlon of the Vermont Maple Sug
nr Makers' - nssnclntlon, the Vermont
Forestry association nnd the Vermont
Dairymen's association opened here
this afternoon with n representative
gntherlng of Green Mountnln Stnte
formers In nttendnnce. The conven
tion began at !:10 o'clock with a meet
ing of thn sugar makers nt the Hotel
Hardwell when some tins nddresses
were heard. The fnreslers held a bus
iness session this afternoon nnd the
two associations held a Joint meeting
this evening to listen to nn address by
''-rd of Waterloo, p. Q., on
"The Maple Industry In Cnnndn; What
the Dominion Is Doing to ICstnblJsh a
High Stnndnrd of Qtlsllty nnd Prevent
Adulteration of Mnple Goods." He
bowed thnt the farmers ncross the
line are keeping pace with Vermont In
up-to-date sugaring methods. Prof. J.
. f Yale Fo-i's!" school
niso spoke nt tne Joint session on
Stnte Forestry; n Prnpcct nnd Retro
spect." giving mnny practical hints for
planting and preserving nur forests
Governor Proctor was at ti.-dny's ses-
Hnthuslasm Is running high nnd the
maple sugar men say that- they hnve
never listened to so good n class of
ommon sense nddresses, those dlrect-
1 to die farmer without n lot of the
ormng. ns were given lo-dny. The e-.
blblts in the Grimm building, embrae.
Ing both maple and dairy products, nr
The afternoon session was pres,
over by A. .1. Croft of Ilnorburgli Fali
presldcnf of the Sugar Makers' nssr..
elation. In his annual address, be told
of the Vermont mnple products at the.
Jamestown exposition, concluding: i
FINK MAPLF. Sl'GA R HNHIHIT.
We fee that whatever other failures
and disappointments were experienced at
Jamestown, the Vermont mnp'.e exhibit
was a marked success and producers of
maple ptoducls all over this Statu should
feel rnciuirngf d by the Mtcecs. of the
past. In put forth a more determined
effort than ever before to make the most
of their opportunity to develop to Its
very fullest capacity and hitjhost standard
this important crop.
"I would take this opportunity In be
half of the association to thank all who
contributed toward making the exhibit
success, espi cially .Mr. John II, Grimm
of Montreal for the mountain sugar
camp. '! H. Grimm for the display of
sugir makers' apparatus and the Ver
mont Farm Machine Co., for the con
venient little arch nnd fvnpor.itor used
for sugaring off, Dudley and A. A.
Carleton for samples of tine iiunltty maple.
"A good program nw.iits your atten
tion nnd we hope all restraint will be
thrown aside and all enler heartily and
freely Into the dfcuslon of the topics
under consideration, thnt this meeting
may go on iccord as one of the best In
the history of the association. It Is geu
erollv conceded that with the coming of
spring much of tho depression In business
i ircles now being experienced will dis
appear, continence be restored and good
paying prices of farm products lealized.
Let ns take nn optimistic view of tho
AN "OLD F-ASHIONF.D" FARMER
. W . Hidden, the second speaker of
the afternoon, gave an address on "The
Needs of tho Vermont Maple Sugar In
dusti-c To-day." Mr. HolJnti said that ho
was an old-fashioned farmer and he be
lleved In tho old-time sugar making
methods rather than the new parapher
nana. He nntl mnite sugar ror 35 years
and had sold In thnt time 17,000 worth of
the product. His woods were worth $1.(VI0
more than they were 3ft yearn ago, where
as, had he cut them off for firewood as
many of his neighbors had done, ne
would have had only a bramble-covered
The needs of the sugar maker to-dny
lie said, are more trees, and the necessary
thrift and push to mako tho most of the
opportunities offered him. Nature has
been good to Vermont. No other branch
of tho farm work Is bo remunerative as
I sugar making. The world Is looking
to Vermont to furnish h r with more
m.i pie sugar and the more thnt Is niade
the better the market will to. The sugar
Industry should be to this State what the
cotton Industry Is In the South. The
average farmer does not possess the push
and ambition necessary for success In
other line of business.
"We need less vision nnd more reality-
less theory nnd more common senso In all
branehe.i of farming We must stop hum
'ng hobbles," concluded Mr. Holden.
An address of vital Interest to all maplo
sugar makers was given this afternoon
by Prof. L R. Jones of the university
of Vermont nt Hurllngton. His topic was
"How tho Maple Lives and Works."
Professor Jones first spoke of the pro
Ject to establish n museum at the t'nl
verslty of Vermont Illustrative of the
various methods nnd utensils used to
maple sugar making, especially of tho
of earlier dayB. He exhibited n number
of these relics, somo dating back a ecu
PRDIC.RHKD MAPLK TRHUS,
Taking up tho chief topic, ho pointed
out how the plant like the animal niu.it
work for Its living. The two chief pur
roses for which It works nre food and
seeds, nutrition and reproduction. He
spoke of the modo of seeding of maples
and "f the varying characteristics of
seedlings, and raised tho question nn to
Oip desirability of securing pedigreed
maple trees. Point wan given to this sug
gestion by the fact thnt eomo maplo trees
yield sap two or three times ns awet
as others. There Is no reason other than
the time limit why thn mnple tree should
not be selected ns carefully us tho dairy
Tho speaker suggested the fact that It
might bo posslblo for tho Stnto nursery
to grow and distribute needling"- of such
a Vilgh quality "f trees providing tho
sur makers cared to co-operate.
TrnclnB tho llfo nnd work of tho ma-
INOORPOTJ ATED JR47
Had January 1, 1908, 25,890 Depositors.
Total Assets $11,895,414.88.
This brink nan nlwnys pnid tho iiiit.i,- ...,t. ,,f hitorest allowa3 l)?,
law. which nt thn pro'nt timo is PER CENT, per Jinnum
All taxes in the State nrc pnid by the hnnk on deposits of $-,00'
Doposifq ran be mnde or withdrawn by mail.
Money in.inrd nn leeal security nt Iowor'; rntot.
CHAIlf.nS V. SMITH, rresldeet.
IIKNIIY OltHRVn, Vlee-reldet.
P. W. WAniJ, Trenrer.
K. S. ISIIAM, Aunt. Treaenrer.
Thn annual meeting of the Stock
holders of this Company, for tho elec
tion of Directors for the yenr ensuing
nnd for tho transaction of other busi
ness, will bo held nt the office of tho
Company In Hurllngton, on Monday.
Jnnunry 20th, 100s, nt eleven o'clock
Burlington Trust Co.
F. W. F.LLIOTT,
Jnn. 6, 100S Treasurer.
WINOOSKI SAVINGS BANK
Will on January 1, 1908, credit its depositors interest at the rate
of FOUR PER CENT, per annum.
ORMAN P. RAY, Pres.
Depositors Please Remember
a l money deposited w ., us before Jat. iary 10 will draw .'err
p'lu January 1
Home Savings iSamk
C. 9. IST1AM. Prelden.
pie tree to maturity Professor Jonrs
brought up the uuestlon as to whether
or not tapplngthe tree shirti-ns its
life. The point developed that In the
ordinary tapping process less than 10
per cent, of the sugar content Is ex- I
tracted. Ordinarily this will not be
seriously missed. In old nr wenk trees
It might he. The chief danger result
from Injury from wounds and subsc.
quent deenv of the trunk. This should
bo guarded against.
SIIOFLD THIN OFT ORCHARDS.
Speaking of root growth and action,
thr spe iker explained thnt roots ab
sorbed water nnd mineral matters nnd
thnt absorption continues through the
winter ns shown hy the fact that the
maple tree contains considerable more
.nter March 1 than In December. The
root never fnr. es water Into the trunk.
The leaves carrv on the most. Import
ant work for tl tree, manufacturing
starch and Int. r converting It Into
sugar. Therefor-. Uafage of last sum
mer determines tl.i sugar content of
next spring. Pi'ifessor Jones showed
how the leaf nr-1 m.iv vary more than 1
SO per cent, from cir to year. Annlv
ses have shown ''irrcspondlng varia
tions In richness f sap. A tree In the
open with a lnrL.-.' top will yield not
only much more -..ip but sap that miy
be more than twi-e as sweet as a simi
lar tree In the lif art of the woods,
having fewer leaves
This raises (he practical question of
whether or not ti e sugar maker should ,
not more frequer.th thin nut his sugar
orchard, saving the trees which present
the best leafage I
.'he lmmed'ate cvici rn of the sugar
maker Is with the life nnd work of the
stem or trunk of the tree. Professor
Jones explained how sp In this trunk
flows down ns wi 11 as up, the direction
varying according to season. It Hows
only from living wood and since tapping
tends to kill thus, the question Is raLsed
ns to whether some practical method of
plugging tap holes cannot be devised.
The speaker told of a method of plugging
and disinfecting tap holes new being tried
r the Vermont Kxperimert Station In
PROF. JONES CHOSEN
The State Forestry association to-night
olectod tbe-e officers. President, Prof. L.
It. Jones, Hurllngton. vice-presidents,
George Altken, Woodstock, A. M. Flet
cher. Cavendish; secretary and tieasuier,
F.mest Hitchcock. Plttsfordi executive
committee. Charles II. dreen. White
River Junction, Joseph A. Delioer. Monl
peller. W. J. Van Patten, Hurllngton.
At tho suggestion of M. J. Hapgood of
Peru the association adopted the follow
ing resolution: "That In view of the nea--ncss
of the forest innges of Vermont :o
the great centers of population of tho
country and thu necessity of their pre
servation on account of watershed, for
scenic and hygienic purposes, It Is the
sense of the association thnt they be
plnccd under State control as soon as
practicable." The executive committee
was constituted n committee to go before
the next C.eneral Assembly nnd urge this.
The convention went on record ns
favoring the bill to be Introduced In
Congress creating national forests re
serves In thn Appalachian and White
CAVENDISH WINS CASE.
t.. ,.f iventliemllelil to lleiiay 32T
for Pniiier Support.
Woodstock, Jan 7.-The case of the
town of Cavendish vs. the town of
Wenthersfleld. on trial for " week In
Windsor county court, ended to-dny with
a verdict for the plaintiff. This wji, an
action to recover the sum of $127 ex
pended In the support of a pauper whose
residence tho Plaintiff claimed was
r.. V. SMITH. Wlf.f.MtH CHANT.,
HEN II V fMIKKNn, J. !,. ltH!TOW,
Hr.NllY WKM.S, P. W. V n . o.
M'HriTK.MOItn. P. W. Pf-i'.VI
ORMOND COLt, 7reas.
N. K. BIIOWN. Trenstirer.
Surplus and Profits . .
Beginning January Ist, in
terest will be paid on ail de
posits in Interest Depart
ment at the rate of
Four Per Cent.
Free of All Taxes.
K. T. RUTTER. Cashier.
1 TO MAKE.Y0UR
This Food may bo obtained of
M. V. Hicks Son, Fairfax, VI,
C. V. nice, Knsev, VI,
It. I), llildgett Co., r.ssex Jet., Vr
.1. i:. Wngner, Mlllnn, VI.
C. C. Fuller, Jdiiesvllle, Vt,
A, II. W. llil.nleo, lllnrMlnirg, VI.
( has. S. Ilnll, V.. Clmrlnlte, Vt.
H. II. Itlee, Wlliimskl, Vt,
II. I Wright, Cnlcliestcr, VI.
J, O. Mldillebrook ,t Sons,
II. 11. Ilnnm, .Vnrlli WlllUtnn, Vt.
Trney .V Unc, llollim, VI,
i:. 11. I'lili, Richmond, vt.
11. O. Norton, Huntington Ctr Vt.
II. -II. DoiutuKiie, Wi slfiiril, Vt.
We want agents In every vlllaga
where our Poultry Food Is not sold.
If It Is not on sale In your vlllngc wo
will send you. frolght prcpgld. a i:5
pound sack for $t 00 or :i GO-pound
sack for 2-00.
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