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T11M UUKLUNUTON FKKK l'KKSS: THURSDAY, APRIL 5), 1908.
WONDERFUL ROOSEVELT. At Forty Itiidremneil of Tn.ilnv t'lilcf l.'lmirr In (Henry for President of World Vi'nttcrson in Louisville Courier. Journal.) Or Klllot, tho honored hcml of Har vard, was repotted ns saying In n post pranill.il speech licit n great while oko anil appreciated llfty years hence better than he Is to-day a rather cquloonl prophecy and Mr. Kdvvln R Martin, the most thoiiRhtful oC tnorallxt, d"srnnt wisely 'n Life upon the confusing mix turn of truth and error which marks tho route mporary agitation of political eth ics, of which the President hns easily made hlniMlf tho foremost, leader. . . . Theodore- ltoosevelt lived to he forty yeui of are with no olher preparation for tho transcendent rrsponslMtltles of tin chief nifiRlstracy than could be ob tained from prior service as commission er respectively of the civil servlco nt AVns'ilnston and the board of police In New i'ork. and an undcr-secietaryshlp of the navy, with a leu'slatlvo term or i i nt Albany. No had been a read-T 1 writer of books, lie was a kciUU- ! by birth and brordlnc, a Harvard .iiate It Is safe to say that, win 'i , l was named for and accepted n sub- jrdlnate post in one of tho admlnlslr i Mic departments of the frovernment In l" 1 tii otllol.it cul-de-sac from any po ll if. or asplrlnc point of view no one nntb iKitr-d an ambitious futur for him; nestuedly, he was undreamed of for resident. I'ho event" which hurt in him Into the p ernorshlp of the Umpire Ht.ite and t' c vJce-pres'df nrv of the l'nlted States, and by a fljsli of a pistol sudden ami u exnectcd as a Hash of llfihlnlnK, Into "k white House, equal those of any naviatlve of history or romance. From that dav to this his career has In en a succ n.an of what may he fairly oiled adventures: hla everyday life a r de force When the tr.iRlc sum mons came It found him In the moun tains, It had not seemed to rross his mind that th gravity of the occasion badn him maintain a serious sense of It and to keep In easy reach. The succred ins forest expeditions may bo reRanb d ell'ier as the Irrepressible effervi"-ceac of the spirit of the hunter, or ns shrend nlf rxploitlnir perfoimances eaii'f illy planned and limed;, but, from every mn slderatlon .the world has been used to nppiv, to Kreat affairs. l.Tber Milted to tue 'nlssez fit re of kln tlian the rllR nlty of state men. Yet tbey cauRht th mood of the time and tlii lieort of the multitude a 1 p.ivo birth to t'n most diverting toy 'h.it ever came into helm;, the drllu'.t rf oimtless nuf-'iiles and h 'i-uf oi" chit bin from whn fancy t n vcr In div-o, jilted the wombrfut Tiiol.re nr.'MMilf anil their beloved ' t d J brnrs " T ie r' Ir t'lroURh tlie rain with I lie 'ir n i, n prince; the pedestrian tnnrmys wit'' errtaln favored Rcntlemcn of the pi dlnh'tnntl'tiie; the verv (Minimis vt the yo'inpstcrs In the White llnusf ill of a pki e with a continuous a id lpectacular entertainment, unrivalled In ihr rent, or mimic scene Outsld" the papes Of Middle Arcs. Nor has his public life fallen behind Ihr pace set by his personal conduct Audax, audax. and .'iKaln a 11. lax, tlie toi-d from the lawless suspension of a poM-ilfite in Mississippi to the hazardous pi ir congress In New Ilampshin , ever He Ri nt with the bifr stlili. an lmb f ilRUbb Rlait; an Industrious, sober paler fiimllias Riant; like Mrs. Maia- jirnn's Mr Cerberus, "three Rcntletnon h One.'" row the hero of natural hls tvy and now tho master slnRer of the tpcltinff heo; Ilrlareus, with one foot i up n the corporations and the other linoii the whole duty of man; to-day, f irthiR a neRro official upon South Cir ri! a to-morrow claimed kindred with ), .ml stonewall Jackson, and having 1 1 I'll m 1 1'iw.d; our first truly na I irsi' -irtsnl t, half northern und half n Hicni a Yankee crossed on a rebel, tomuell'iiR 'he Ib'puhllcan party of I diaiif and Garfield, of MeKlnley and 1 DUikI j, of bloody shirtism and blub jn-otcitlonlsm, to change Its coat of pin- t racy and to put on the garments o' 1 foclalism, and to rail behind tlie i rf popullstlc righteousness and n foim Was ever the llko seen outside t'" pliai 'asn.asorla of comic opera" Neither is L a dr. am; unless it be a vision of the f up where i'Vr 11 the lilmiarcks and DiM-ael's of l-.istory will twin a little rt dl and commonplace in tho lijjht of l'i fhiiiR maclilnes and wireless state-;- . lis , ,' "f 'i modern world, hut now -rlrnlt.fr It.- Rlnrlnus Teddy hear oxlst n ' S ftu ' Poftly' Those (,f ns Rrownups, who hav been educated under tho old ordrr, must e'en Juk alonR to the end or our journev rather unconvinced. The rreslih nt may, like Jackson, name his 1 wn sie lessor, but T.ift will dlfler from Itf osoi 1' ('UiU as much as Van llureii 0 ffi r 1 from Old Hickory. There will never lc another Teddy bear in the A hlto House. I,et ns enjoy him whilst wr may, and, when he makes his exit the coming 4th of March, IPOS, maybe wn shall look back upon the eight years be dwelt there as travelers look back uprn trackless wastes and perilous w'.h'- H. (survive cheered by the memory, but ulso adled liy the reflection that w iKvir known what danger Should not lie able to realize what safety Is, and to enjoy it! Dining Room Furniture The display we arc making of Dining Room Furniture, bought especially for this sea son's trade, will delight every housewife who visits our great furniture store. Here we men tion a few articles only, space being so limited we cannot go into extensivo detail. Tnblc in very tnsly $9.00 pntterns at $8.00 and lVdostnl Dining floldcn Onk iin.l in (losiifii a tiible tho visitor will look at twicn mid one no home II p c (1 I) c 11 s li 11 ni.c d of. Hcgulnr vnhip $12.00. Spe- finl Spring Tune I'rico Other $6.75. Golden Oak Diiiinp Table, 44 inches square, five legs, easily worth .G.oO. Spe cial Spring Time qm rjs Price PtKD Dining rimirs of the box sent variety are here shown in great profusion at exception ally low prices. Quartered Oak built and having $2. Special Spring Time Price, each. Chairs, well a value of $1.25 Quartered Oak Chairs, sad dle AVood scat, hand carv ed, value fl.f)0. Special Spring 1 line I 'rice, each $2.25 Other room as Chairs low as for 90c the dinint each. Sideboards. Quartered Oak Sideboar.i with French Reveled Plate .Mirror, 10x120 inches a really liaiidome piece of furni ture. Value $17.00." Spe- ?:-i,cs,.,ri.,:e..T,.".,:.$i3.5o Another style of Quartered Oak Sideboard having shaped stanchions. I(5x2h inch French .Mirror. excellent $24.00 Special Spring Time Price value at $19.00 Buffets. In Golden Quartered Oak with leaded glass door, strik ing and useful adjunct to any dining room. Value $18.00. Special Spring Time Price $13.50 A big showing is made in Hufl'ets, the selling price run ning as high as $50.00. 1 China Closets. A Golden Quartered Oak China Closet, 4:5 inches wide, with bent glass doors and sides, a regular seller at $20.00. Special Spring Time Price. . . $15.00 Golden Quartered Oak China Closet, regular seller at $211.00. Special Spring f Ol AA Time Price XU,JJ Golden Quartered Oak China Closet, mirror back. Kegu lar value $28.00. Special Spring Time Price '. . . . $24.00 ny, but m tint had I B51 A AltSllll WITHOUT fil'NS. Xaval ibslKUers who are looklns In-I to tli future are having visions of a battleship which shall be larstr than I anything of tho class ulloat of Kreat- j er speed than cxislttiK Vessels, and r pnblc of wiikIuk battle nt a dls- ! timco of four miles and this without . the turroted, breech loading rifles wlHi their complicated michanlHm ot triinini; and loadliif?. This Is as yet only a drenm! lint it Is based on that 1I1 lopment in tho facilities of at t ck and the mochanlsin of destruc tion which, with the means of de fense and protection, have furnlshej a ipcotcs of warfare in tin in.ielvos. Hitherto the revelry has been large ly between the nun and tho armor, On one side ha" been the aim to Increasu the power of the monster rlllo so that It will hurl Its hUKo mlssibt of steel tbrouffh the wcd.;o of armor plato In to the vitals of tho ship of the enemy. On ttiij other side them has been an almost frantic effort to thicken tho shield en thn hull of the ship or so compose it of elements that will lessen Its wnlRht whibj repelling tho shell. No one, lcnows Just how tho ense itandH nt present, and will not know until there can hn some test of tho Kim In Its attack on armor under those conditions which resemble In some dejrrcfi tho situation .if actual war tare. Tho tests aro now carried on at either tho nrmy or navy provln grounds, with h'uns at no irrisnt ills tanco from Iho urmor, and tho armor prosentlnx a llxod and certain tarRot which may bo attacked under thn rnoat favorable conditions. All this Is now chunked by the In crease In enduranco tit the torpedo, Some of the Things You Need This Spring AND IF PURGHASD OF THE W. G. CO. 1 CHURCH AND BANK STS.. BURLINGTON They Will Give You th Satisa ction You Are Looking For- -Both As to Quality and Price Furniture buying this season will be pronounced in many respects. There is sure to be a good demand for the good things that have come in since winter's good-bye, and there are quite a few of them. Especially is this true in the Carpet and Rug line. And the new things are on display in our store and at prices that cannot fail to appeal to the careful buyer. Our friends from the country have shown that they have planned to brighten their homes early this season. Because of this desire this ad vertisement will especially appeal to them. Kant Thesr China Closets can bo purchased in any combination including as many mirror back panels as the purchaser wants. Curtains. Muslin Curtains from 32c up to $3.00. Nottingham Curtains from 49c up to $10.00. Irish Point Curtains from $1.98 to $12.00. Cluny and TJcinaissanec Cur tains from $2.rJ to $50.00. Oilcloths. This is a great big stock vc have just opened up all new, fresh pliable goods. "We are showing oilcloths in 1, l1 and 2 yard widths, in beautiful pat terns, including imitation oak and file. Spring Time Price, per yard Other grades as high as 40c. Imitation Oak Oilcloth is be-, ing used quite extensively as borders to rugs in dining rooms. This oilcloth is so cor rect an imitation of the actual wood that it cannot be told from it. Spring Time IVice, per yard Draperies. We carry only the famous Art Loom Draperies and have the exclusive handling of this manufacture in Vermont. These are the finest draperies made. A good drapery, 'i yards long. 1 vard wide, frintred both ends. Spring Time Price, per pair These are in red, green and brown mixtures. 2.50 Draperies, 50 incite same colors as above. Time Price, per pair will?. Spring $3.50 LINENS. Our Linen Department has proven one of our greatest sue sesses. We mention here only a few items for Jack of room. Cenuine all linen buck tow els, 22x3S inches, value 37c. Spring Time Price, each Grandmother's linen, un bleached, (iS inches wide, regu lar value 79c a yard. Spring 1 imp Pnca, per yard 65c 29c Bleached satin Damask Irish Linen, 72 inches wide, heavy and fine, regular .J."0 goods. Spring Time Price per yard $1.00 Turkish towels, 20x40 inches, regular value 25c. Spring I nne rrice, per vard 19c Irish Linen Crash, bleached, IS inches wide. ISc quality. Spring lime Price per ya rd 15c HO pairs draperies, all colors, some trimmed with cord and some fringed, extra Spring Time Price, per pair value, $5.00 Silk and Goblin's Draperies, the very best ready made draperies 1o lie round any where. Spring Time Price. . . , $10.00 A range of prices up to $20. 25c 50c Fibre Carpets. This is a most sanitary floor covering. With it there is no dust no odor. Bed castors do not cut into it. These carpets are woven in beautiful patterns. A good fibre carpet laid and lined. Spring Time Price, per yard made, 35c These carpets run in price as high as (i0 cents a yard and we have an especially large line at 50 cents. A new thing for tho floors is the fibre carpet rugs. We are showing them in sizes of 8.3 10.6 feet and 9x12 feet. The price of the first &n Sfk named size is P " The larger size is $10,50. Small sizes 75 cts. VERANDA FURNITURE. We are in receipt of several carloads of furniture for the veranda and the summer cot tage. Such display has never been made hi this section be fore. Here everything will be found to make the summer home attractive and comfort able. In chairs alone we have two car loads. These are built oi Vermont Rock Maple. They are free from sap stains and all discolorations. They have woven reed seat and back and the seat is guaranteed not to sag. Real value $1.15. Special hpring lime Price Gents' large arm high back rocker, back and seat of reed, a special value at $3.50. Our Spring Time Price $2.65 Jioeker to match chair described above 89c 89c Hocker with reed seat and back, wide flat arm, a real com fort and a chair that will stand hard usage. Other dealers are asking for the same chair $2.50 and $2.75 Our -f Q Spring Time Price. pi.Atf We are making a special feature of one style veranda rocker. This chair has slat back, reed scat, wide flat arm and is made to sell for $2,115 Our Special .Spring Juno Price is. . . . J We arc making a large show ing of verandas settles with and without rockers and the price is very low. We are also making an ex tensive showing of hammock chairs with chains. In Bamboo Porch Shades wo are showing three sizes, (3x0 ft., fixS ft., 0x10 ft. These shades are made of th? outer bark of the bamboo and do not crack and peel as is usually the case w i t h the average shade. Tlie price of the fixG ft. shade is The (ixS ft. shade is $1.25, and the (5x10 ft. shade is $1.50. bamboo Stained Bamboo shade, SxS ft Canvass Stools, just the thing for many uses about a cottage or camp. Spe cial Spring Time Price $1.50 19c Rugs. We are headquarters for rugs in this northern section. We are making a display of over 300 of the finest makes and the most varied patterns to be found anywhere.. For this sale we are offering a few specials in nigs that were carried over from last fall.. These rugs will take especially low selling figures. Three velvet rugs. 9x12 feet, all dark colors, the regular price of which was $22.50. Special Spring m gift Time Price, each. . v-l .3" Two Axminster Rugs, 9x12 feet, light parlor patterns, were $25.00. Special Spring S,c.rri.".c: $20.00 Tapestry Rugs, 9x12 feet, all new, perfect goods, very strik ing designs, worth $1S.00. Special Spring Time Price. . . . $12.50 Tapestry Brussels Rugs, 9x 12 feet, including some very rich patterns, worth $25.00. Special Spring . 9A ftft Time Price 3U.UU Bedding. Bedspreads, full size crochet ed. Big value at $l.Ii9. aq Spring Timo Price tOC Fringed Bedspreads lar seller at $1.05. Spring Time Price a regu-Special $1.39 Sheets, 72x90 inches, Spring Time Price Pillow Slips, Time Price, per Spring pair. . . $1.25 Bed Blankets. Spring Time Price $2.00 Bed Blankets. Spring Time Price. . . 50c 25c 98c $1.15 Bed Puffs up to as low as 9Sc and ...$1.9S 35c 69c Carpets. Especially attractive are the patterns in carpet3 and no greater showing has ever been made in this line by us.. Wo especially desire to call the at tention of the ladies to our carpet department now sup plied with all the latest con ceptions of the loom worker's art. Heavy Granil,-' Carpet, n line made especially to sell at a low figiira and wear like its name, is now on sale with us at our Special Spring Time trj Price, per yard f59C Extra Heavy Tngrain Carpet, special value and cmbracinir all the latest patterns, takes Hj- Special Spring Time Price of, per yard. . Three-ply Union Carp't. Kiiro to give th.1 best of sali f.'K'linn as it possesses " t wearing qualities. Shown in ,i variety of patterns ;.1 our Special Spring Time iZQif Price of, per yard wo?. We are showing All Wool Carpets in a large array of pat terns and in quality the best goods ever displayed by us at the price. Special Spring lime Price, per yard Best. All Wool Carpets -75 cts per yd. In Axminslers, Tapestries and Velvets the showing is ex ensiv. and the prices are the lowest. You nr sure to find the pattern you are looking for here. Price per yard from 05c 1. $2.00. Mattings, We import from Japan and China all our mattings. In do ing this we save the middle man's profit. That's why we can sell mattings at a lower price than any and all of our competitors. Jointless China Matting, shown in six patterns. Vhe'i sold by the roll of 10 yar.K the Special Spring Time Price will be, per vd.. A 25c grade matting, showing the late color effects. When sold bv the roll ilu- Special Spring Time Price will be, per yd. . A 30 cent Matting, in variety of patterns, sold bv the roll the Spring Time Price will be, per vd 35 cent Mattings, and this line there is about ( v pattern shown, take the Sp Spring Time Price of per yard Japanese Mattings in carpet effects, really very doirahl for many places in the limn' Special Spring Time Price, tier vd as low as JW Other Japanese Mattings high as $1.00 per yard. 5c i 'Treat When ypei i:il 2 ' c 111 vv. 25c s. Every season there is an in creased sale of linoleums.. A linoleum cover for the dining room floor or the kitchen floor is so much easier to care for than hard wood that the aver age .housewife much prefers the former to the latter. Best printed linoleums n room length remnants, form er price (iOc and (55c a suuuiv yard. Special Spring Time Price i 50c m 1 0! Linoleum patterns especial I v designed for dining room and kitchen, 12 feet wide, 1 ti r l- enough to cover the averau1 room witnout a seam, bprm lime Price, per square yard bprm M .65c 1 t Inlaid linoleum, colors s, from surface to back, a v:u i of designs. Spring Time Price per so. yd Other grades as high as $1.00. .75c The very best Wildes & Cooke's American Linoleums the kind you see advertise 1 in the magazines. Spring Ti'if Price, per square $j gfi The best German Linobuin nothing quite so good and the kind, that many people pre fer. Spring Time Price, per sq. yd.. . . A.ifi3 Other grades as high as $1,G5 tho nioHt ilcnilly ol nil wcnpotiH when it ran 1jo llrf'il with nccuniey nnd when It lustH Ioiik rnniiKh to reach tho eiii'iny. The torpedo iiflerl to bo sonie Ihlnt? t a toy, except within limited ranuf! but lately to it haw been Klven u piupulHlon which will carry It twi mllex, with every prospect that thin distance, will hooh bo doubled, llattlo hhlps armed with torpedo ItibcH, which will Homo day bo tiblo to Ueep a toe nt u respectable dlstuuce, and a battle ship linvlnu u four-mile torpedo In It ordnance equipment will bo n veri table floating terror of the Ben. Tho bnttlpship which Is to 1m de Blh'ned nlontr the linen dictated by t li o triumph of tho torpedo will be a vessel which may ennlly ncorn tho ten nnd twelvo-lnch Riina which are now carried In heavy turretH, and which shall offer no discouragement to n vesnel which may lire a torpedo four miles and blow Ui the opposing vessel. no matter how it Is fielshted with turret armnment or laden with "In vulnerable" nrnior, Tim twvlns? which may bo effected by t a 1 1 1 1 K off Hi" heavy Kims nnd abandoning the turrets uiny lie used In Klvlne wreatcr weimu t0 the machinery, n'l drive Dm Hhlp through the water at a faster rate than Is possible with battleships to day, Bomo of this savlni; in weight may also be used to uhe thicker ar mor plates aloiiK: tho water line nnd below, wherever the torpedo Is like ly to strike. Such a departure from the exist Iiik conditions turntsheH ninny prob lems with which tho naval designer muht cope. They Include such details as the storage of the torpedoes, nnd their rapid hnndllnu by special mfeh anient devices from the miiKiizlnes bo. low deck to the breech of tho mouth of the tubes above. Those questions will not b nettled without tho con troversies which seem to bo Insepara ble from nnv.tl design, construction, nnd equipment but for tho present it will bo sufficient merely to mention this Interestlnir possibility of a gun less war vefsel, KxclianBe. TO SOW. S A N nWlCHKK. Home, nt which tho Duko of t'onnnught arrives this week, has ninny English vis itors Just now One Knsllsll lade, Inter ested in the little lo s who drl t the wares of the pastry cooks said to , lit tle fellow who had brought her nemo cakes. "Ah. 1 mippee you Rot t In benout of ono of these calti s yourself some limes?" "What does nuulniiu- mean ' "Hat them? Oh, no, madnme, that would not do. 1 only lick 'em as I como nloni; " London Tntler. ror.vr.w.v it..s at rum: I'nr.ss