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THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS AND TIMES: THURSDAY, HHI'TKMBETl 22. 1(110. AT THE INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL Ki3toiy of Institution and Ac count of School Work. )iiricnt TiuiKlif I'nicllrn! AceompllHli lirulN mill They Arc In Demand ufli'r Completing Course lt" mill Gliin Put uu Honor. A special representative ot thli paper recently vlsltori tho Vermont State ln flustllal school at Vergenne. Ho gavo tho officers no notice or hi coming, uh hn wished to sec things Just as they were every Jay, not llxod up for Inspection or flress pnriule, writes I., 1'. Thaver for the Montpollor Journal. He wiih Impelled to ma ko tills visit be cause he had heard so many favorahl rommontu concerning this school from ttiot-e who hail visited It and had read so much that wag different In the Stnto I'rrf s. Judging from what tho pnpera havo said, very few jnoplc In Vermont know that the State really linn an Indus trial school fully under way inri fairly well equipped, In which the following branches am taught by competent In F'ructjrs: Agi Irnlltire. dairying- ouipen try, plumbing, Meant heating nnd power, Hructors: Agriculture, dairying, enrpen- 1 andlornft, manual training, liumdry work, dii ssmaklug, cooking, etc, All these are. taught In connection with tho work of the eight grades of work Jlmllar to the courses taught In tho graded rohools of the State. It was n surprise to llnd that this sohoot Is doing to-day much the same work as Hie State experiment stntlon at Hurltng t'in nnd the proponed Industrial school at yndonvllle, but n younger class of boys Mil1 trills, the wards of the State. KIglu here should be emphasized one I portant fart: H was found that this f hool was not tho State reform school, lis mc t people seem to think, because It i rljrlr -illy stalled as such and so rnt.il!. ten for several years. 'I .e i inn nnd work of tho school has b i 'i r 1 1.' . 1 1 ! . changed. H ' to-.i.iv a State Industrial school In fact ai M b as In name. The '!." thin..- that surprised tho writer most w1.' n Me sited the school was that there was no fein e around tho grounds; no bars at an windows, In fact nothing to distinguish It from any boys' aril girls Fchool nnywl.- r. It was found further that since the present s.upirlnici.deiit, Mr. liarss, came hero and took chaw of the school that It has been run on broader and better lines than ever before. Love nnd honbr rule In this institution nnd the appeal that Is made to the man- . od and womanhood of these boys and j,Irls Is more potent than all the old methods of force and coercion. The law of kindness Is In force hero as It is under Sheriff Tracy In tho Wasli 'liKton county Jail. The results nro vastly Rronter and bet 1 r, as Superintendent Harss Is dealing with children, and Mr. Tracy with thoao whose habits of life havo been formed. With this brief introduction tho writer Mil tell the story of what he saw during vn afternoon's visit: IX3CATION. The Vermont State Industrial school Is rery pleasantly located on a high bluff svcrlooklng tho beautiful Ottor Creek, near thu head of lako navigation, and In tight of tho great falls, within tho city limits of Vergunnes. It Is on tho very outskirts of tho city, however, so that whilo It has all tho advantages of the city It has all the quiet and healthful sur roundings of tho country. Very few rehools havo a moro desirable and de lightful location. Tho buildings are surrounded with Uirm ade trees and the views of both the (!rcen Mountains on tho cast and tho Al Tnr i (, i(s cross tho lake on tho west. und Grand View mountain on the south Car.nt be surpassed anywhere. N xt to location and healthful sur roundlngs is pine water. This Is obtain ed fmm an artesian well, drilled 53 feet through solid ruck. Water Is pumped und tho supply is never-f.iillnff. HISTORY. Tho school was established by special net of the Legislature in 1S6',, tho bill bo lug signed by Gov. Tnul Dillingham SMd was located ,u v .iterbury. It was called and ''.inducted t tro as tho "State Iteform S h ml." i mime that still clings lo It In n .u s. il his of tho Stato. Tho 1Ir''t superintendent was Mr. Pease, who was -'. needed by Superintendent Palrbarks it was during his ndmlnls Iratlon that the buildings were destroyed by fir- in l the school was movid to Ver y in Tl e old United States arsenal tir i-)rr'y consisting of romo 30 acres, was I .re osed. Tho buildings thereon con I 'cd of tho central part of tho present it i'i Inlstrntlon building, tho old arsenal and the stone part of the Fairbanks eot t ge, now occupied as the girls' dormi tory, living and work rooms. The old arsenal and, probably the other buildings, ivcro ereclid In ISIS by the federal gov- irnment. Two wings wero added to tho main building and a wooden addition built to the girls' cottage during the ad ministration of Superintendent Fair tanks, which lasted somo eight years. Superintendent Fairbanks was succeed Id by Superintendent Ilealuy, who served ibout two nnd out -half years. Superintendent S. A. Andrews succeeded Mm and did much to Improve conditions lit tho school. He Improved the build ings, thn sun ouudlngs, and laid deep und broad the foundations for the futuro suc cess and usefulness of tho Institution during the 12 years ho labored so faith fully for Its good and that of its inmate. Superintendent Andrews was succeed- 4 by Superintendent S. A, ISirs", who Eie hro from the Stetson Home for itoj-.i at Ilarre, Mass., an Industrial school thnt Is conducted upon tho same lines thnt nro now being used with such marked success hero. The great differ tnco between tho two schools lbs in the fact that the Stetson school Is for select Vuplls, who pay their tuition, whilo tho pupils in tho Vermont Industrial school nto tho wards of tho State, It was during tho latter pnrt of Super intendent AndrewR's term that tho boys' cottnge, named for him, wns built, THU FAllM AND lUTlLDlNaS. Ill nddltioti to tho buildings used for the school, which consist of the largo ad ministration building, In which Is one nf tho best heating systems In any school In the State, there Is a complete, set of fnrm buildings nearly nil new and speci ally ndapted to the work of tho nchool. Tho farm now contains nbnut 200 acres i of rich land, nnd Is stocked as follows: Five horses, BO hend of Ayrshire cattle, M hogs, hens, etc. The fnrm has produced this season the following crops: 2ij) tons of hay, fi) bushels oats, 300 bushels car corn, l,fi"0 bushels mangel wurtzels, 150 tons ensilage, MO bushels beans, 500 bush els potatoes, S.OfiO heads of cabbage, 40 bushels green peas, 40 bushels string beans, TT bushels onions, "ofi bushels tur nips, K0 biishela table beets, 2 tons squash, 50 bushels cntrots, 40 bushels to matoes, etc. All the work on the farm has been done by tho boys connected with the school under the direction of a practical fnrmer and an assistant. Think that over, brother farmers! The buys tnl-.e care of tho dairy nnd make tho butter In tho creamery con nected with the fnrm buildings. This in not as fully equipped at It should be, ns somo of the machinery Is old nnd the tmtcr la run by hand. The boys separate the cream from the milk, te.t nil the milk as often as In any regular cream- eiles, make the butter and do nil the work connected with the creamery under their Instructor. All tho butter, crenm and milk used in the Institution ionics from this dairy end creamery. Thr boys connected with this part of the Industrial work of the school are fully competent when they graduate to securo a position In tho best creameries. A new cow stn bio Is being built by tho carpenter and the boys under htm who are learning to do that kind of work. This stable will have cement tloors, will bo covered with wlro lath and coated with cement, both walls nnd overhead, well lighted, and ventilated. It will bo a model cow stable. Here the class of boys In agriculture will bo taught the points of a cook nnd every step of the work of caning for the cow, so as to produce tho best results, feeding, intlons, the different breed of cows, etc. The present dairy consists entirely of Ayrshire, but cows of different breeds will bo purchased so that the class In dairying may know about them all. and their special merits nnd characteristics. There Is already quite a demand for boys from this school by first-class farmers. One of the best farmers In this county had ono during the vacation season this summer and has asked for two for next year, and says the boy he had was worth moro than anv man he ever hired. A re tired farmer who has made farming pay, and accumulated a fortune, visited the school last week and, nfter Inspecting the buildings, said: "I llko to seo the farm." He was shown around nnd told to make suggestions as that was what they want ed, "results." Ho came back and said: 'I can't tell you anything. This Is one of the best farms I ever saw." Tho writer wishes that every fnrmer In the State could visit tho school nnd see what tho class In agriculture is doing. It was an eye-opener. It is doubtful If any agricul tural college Is doing better o.- moro prac tical work. Nn boy Is put to work In this clnss unless he thinks he would like farming, so all are Interested nnd do their best. Plans are being mado for 50 school gar dens next seaon, where 50 boys will try their hand at raising all kinds of vege tables that aro needed for the school tables. They will bn taught tho history, nature, requirements In fertilizers and method of cultivation and the. value of different vegetables. A prize will ho given for the best plot. There will nlso bo an experimental plot laid out next season through which the class In ngr! culture may gain knowledge of the value of tho different fertilizer ns applied to certains crops, etc. Practical, rather than scientific farm ing. Is what this school tenches Its pupils This Is especially true of the work of this department, agriculture. The following Is the dally routine of life at the school: Barn lov rlo at 5 a. m. Kitchen nnd dining room boys at 5:30. All hoys and girls at 5:50. Breakfast nt 0:30. Bedtime, 7:15. Knch makes his or her own bed, In school year tho following program Is carried out: Worktlnie, 7:S0. School line formed nt S:50 a. m. School nt 9. Itecess, 10:.10. Dinner line nt ll:rfl. Work line at 12:43. School at 1 p. m. Itecess at 2:20. School dismissed at 4, Play line, 4 to P.. Supper nt 6. Heading nnd play room, 7 to 8:3I. Bed line nt S:30. In vacation, work hours nro until 3. p. m., and play time until S:30. r AT A GLANCE Our savings pass books are so arranged that the depositor can tell at a glanco exactly how muoh money he has in tho bank. Wo would be pleased to issue ono to you :::'.!!!!' interest BogJns Monthly 4 o Paid CHITTENDEN COUNTY TRUST CO. IN,,, 14 CHUUCl K. J. HOOTII, rrcfldenL 3 E. I WORTHIW. Treasurer. 1. J. FtiYNN, Vice-President. R BARIIIB V. HALT Asst. Tren H PAINTER IS SHOT THROUGH HEART Autopsy Disproves Suicide The ory, as Bullet Entered Back and Lodged in Shirt. urlington Savings tnt i4i H IMM1 1N0ORPOKA.TED 1347 Deposits ! !i,7Ui.l2 .Tiinunry 1, 7 7)0.25 .nnu.'irv 1, '2M,7U'.)M Janunrv 3, 3.1f7,fint)l3(j .Tnnimrv 1. 2.12l.i07.m Jnnu.'irv 1, T.nnn.fiRl.nn Jnnunry 1, 12.367,470.32 July 1, Gurplup. IftfiO 50.84 ISfiO 214.57 1870 f,P12 on japo -in. on n 3 W0 3Vn f'is 51 3000 33nr,q-.37 103.0 818.010.44 Is tnught tho benefit of ahsoliHe clcanlt- A fe.oiiire of the school Is the reading rooms, where the olllccrn mingle with tho children ench evening in n heipiui nj nnd try to help them all have f. pond time. The watchword hero, ns every where, Is "kindness nnd cheerfulness." Social gatherings In the chapel, lec tures, lantern exhibits, talks on subjects that will Intel est ns well as Instruct tho children, song services, soclnl evenings In tho development ot the self-tespect of tho boy or girl, so trtiatwurthlncas Is given groat prominence. As ninny uh 100 children hnve boon off tho grounds In n number of groupi In different directions, for two houra at a time, without any officer accompanying them. Further than that, more than half tho members of the school sleep In rooms thnt are not locked, as Is the ease In most schools of this kind In other States. the reading rooms, picnics, games on the' There are n few. of course, who are lock Inwns and play grounds, ono for tho boys' ed In their sleeping rooms and who can und one for the girls, swimming clnscj , not be trusted, but the number Is very In the river, etc., make life p1fnnnt. ( small, comparatively speaking. Sunday mornings the children nro There are runaways and always will he. obliged to attend porno church service Inl but these do not occupy a prominent tho city with Sunday school In the after-1 place In the rchool life and are tho ex noon and church ngnln In the evening, 1 ceptlon. Many of thuro como back vol for those who caro to go, and mid-week prayer service. There are eight grades of public school work. These nre held In the old arsenal building that Is changed so ns to make utitnrlly. The Legislature appropriated M7,W for this srhool In i: nnd out of this nppioprl ntlon the school hns been run nnd many Improvements hnve been made. The cot nn Ideal school edifice. In addition to the per pupil here Is only nhout one-half that regular school work special attention Is In similar Institution'. In Masaehusetts, given to physiology, nature study, nnd music. Nature study is taught objective ly In the first, second nnd third grades, followed hy study soils of plant life, ani mal life, etc., culminating In Instruction In soils, fertilizing, feeding, rotation of crops and animal husbandry, by the class In ngilculture, the largest many times over In the school. INDUSTRIAL WOIIK ON THE SCHOOL. WOMAN HELD FOR MURDER She Was Only Other Person in House When Shot Was Fired Had Dispute with Dead Man. rrf Thj3 bank has nlvvavcjvncl the highest rote of 70 )5ilerc3t allowed by lav which at present s iiiisme.'ii mny ho (riiiisactcd by mail ns well ns in pors- n. All eorrcspowlt'tiop should be rulrlr-fxmd n"1 cheelrK made pnynblu to tl.o BnifJKGTOV MvrNOS HANK. TRTTSTRKS: OWICEKB: Charles I Smith Ficsldent. Henry Greene, Vice-President F. W. Porry, 2nd Vice-President. K V, Ward, Trensurer. F. S. Islmm, Asst. Trcas. Tho Five Kxecutlvo OfTIerr'i Rid Wlt.LATin ritANE, J. r HAHSTfV,', TTHNItY WELLS nnd A. 0. V1I1TTL-;.tOHK. Ganadian Pacilic LOW COLONIST FARES TO THR North Pacific Coast lodern TourlHt Cars from lloston Wednesdays, from Montreal Dally. Stpi TO CALIFORNIA . 30th to Oct. 14th. Write uh giving destination nnd wo ftill lurnlah full dotulls ot faros and outes. P. 11. 1'KIIIIY, . rn. Ak4, Cnn. I'lic. Ity. 803 WUMhlnston St, IlOMtoa. hojih urn at Tin: school. The location of the buildings, the grounds, the furnishings, tho whole environment nf the school, was planned to make the Institution nn Ideal home for tho children where firmness is tempered with love nnd nn (ainest desire on tho pnrt of every trachor and person employ ed from thn superintendent down. Is to make It n happy home for every Inmate, The commodious dining room Is fitted up with tables for four, Instead of long tables usually found 111 f-uch schools. Tho latter aro used In the officers' dining room ns there Is not space for small tables, This room Is on the first floor nnd one of the pleasnntest riming rooms In the State, better In every way thnn those In n majority nf the hotels. While perfect orrier Is maintained and tho room Is scrupulously clean nnd tho boys must bo before they cnn enter, they are nllow ed to talk, laugh and enjoy themselves. Tfib commltteo from the Massachusetts Legislature who visited this school wero greatly Impressed by this room and loud In their praise of Its nppenranco ns woll ns with tho Bleeping dormitories on tho third floors. These dormitories nre pleasant, nnd at tractive with their Individual slnglo en ameled white beds, good springs nnd hair mattresses, and are. well ventilated and lighted with numerous windows. Tire es capes run from ench room to the ground on the outside nnd tho windows are fitted with easily removable screens, are with out bnrs or anything to prevent the boys from cscnplng If they wished to run awny, Not a single effort has been mnrio to cHcnpn from any of tho mnln dormi tories, !oyn do run away occasionally but Invariably they ask to be trans ferred to the cottnge for refractory pupils first. They all feel that they nre on their honor In tho regulnr dormitories. These, buildings nro steam heated In tho cold weather. Tho basements under thn main build Iiikh aro used as congregating nnd toilet rooms. They are neat, wholesomo, free from any odor nnd have sanitary lavn torleH, spray batlm with hot ond cold com i wntor. Knch boy has his individual I etc udAI Hnndicraft: One-half of the children nttend school In tho morning nnd the other half In the afternoon. Tho smaller children, when out of school, niv Instruct ed In handicraft, which consists- of sew ing, weaving, basketry, and metal work. Manual tiaiiilng: The Inrger ones are Instructed In shucmaklng, nnd repairing, plumbing, stenm-llttlng and tlnsmlthlng. power engineering, painting, printing, wood and Iron work, dairying, practl'nl agriculture, tailoring, dressmaking, laundry work, baking, cooking nnd hou'eholil economy. The boiler room, In the basemrnt nf the mnln building, Is well equipped with n v tter nf tbreo hollers from which steam i. generated and carried to the school h.ni-r. girl's building, etc., through un derround tunnels and Is thoroughly up to date. Tho system I equipped with steam reducers, stoam traps, receiving tank and force pump for forcing the con- iensed steam back Into tho boilers. It Is connt cted also by cement tunnels with engine which drives tho machinery In the laundry room and will later drive a dynamo for producing lights for all tho buildings. It nlJo runs the pump in the artesian well room, underground, that supplies the building with pure water. This department Is well equipped, ex cept that It needs a dynamo, as stated above. All the work In this department is done by tho boys' class under the direction of a competent engineer. This work for the entire school Is done In tho north basement which Is well equipped for wet laundry with power washer nnd wringer, dry manglo and stenm dry room. It needs electric flat Irons which will be put In as soon as the dynamo Is Installed. There Is now no good place for tho plumbing department, as tho instructor with the help of tho boys In this cla.is is looking after every detail of this woik In the Institution, repairing anything In tho piping, boiler room nnd making all tho tlnwnre Heri, An oil cellar wns cleaned out, one window put In, a cement floor laid and the small equipment of tools nnd supplies are all In this little room, less than .10 feel square, without any lights. There Is a class of live bright boys learning this business. It needs a Inrg" light room and many modern tools. There Is n class of six In shoeniaklng, learning to repair and make shces under a competent shoemaker. They make all tha work and Sunday shoox worn by tho ISfi boys and girls In the school nnd do nil tho repair work. It ! good work, too. There Is need hero for power machines, nnd many other modern tools. Thero Is n class of six In the painting department nnd they have done nil tho painting and varnishing, Inside nnd out side, nbout the buildings. In the future this class will be taught wagon and car rlago painting. A paint shop separato from all other buildings Is neided. The school hns a small printing olllce to which nddlllons nre being made as fast as means can be had. With tho one Job press nnd small outfit of typo the class produce a very creditable monthly paper and dooi nil the pi luting for the school. There nre four boys in this clnss. There Is great need of moro nnd better equipment n the class here Is very much Intel ested In the work and Is mnk Ing rapid progress under n good Instruc tor. Classes of 10 girls, with a nnall equip ment, nre making all the girls' drevsur nnd doing tho repair work for the school. In tho tailoring department Is cut and mado nearly alt the clothing worn by the boys In the school. This Includes khaki suits, overalls, Jumpets, shirts, etc., and nomo of tho better grades of girls' cloth ing. Thero nro four competent girls In this clnss now, A special cooking Instructor takes reg ular classes this year, which will in clude most of the girls, and n few of thn boys. All tho bread, pies, cakes, etc., used hy thn attendants comes from this department. It Is well equlppod, very nent and the bread and pics certainly looked ns good ns the product of any city bakery. The girls who leave this school will go out Into the world competent to cook and do housework nJs It should bo done. I Thero nre two largo playgrounds which have been made by excavating some W.WJ loads of dlit that has been used In grnri Ing the grounds on thn river side of tho buildings. Ono Is for the girls and ono for the boys. Hero bnso ball, football, running, Jumping, etc., nre taught. In addition to the swimming class will bn classes In rowing as soon as the proper equipment cnn bo provided or material procured for the clasn In carpentry to build the row honts. V K 1'OHTM ENT. A marking system la In uso which chnrges each boy with his mlsriomcanors and crodltH him with nil good words nnd nets, Theso are totalled each day and tho standing nt tho end of ono day gov erns tho prtvllegos for tho following day. A certain landing must bo obtained bo foro a child cnn bo discharged or fur loughed. Tho privileges consist of rides, wuIIch, attendance at picnics, concert. nnd this include") the repairs and im provements Incident to tho Institution, while In Massachusetts It I3 only the coit of running the schools-. Average number In 190(1-7 1 Averngo number In 1I17-R ia-" Average number In lD-D It" Average number In 1!K)-10 IM There nre now about ISO with a capacity for only ICO. The appropriation per capita In W(j-7 was 2.33. The appropriation per capita 'n 1D19-10 was $172.S3. Tlin NKKll OP THK SCHOOL. Tho tendency of the times everywhere Is towards better food, better clothing, better s-holtcr, better Instruction nnd In fact better conditions in every way. Starting tho fiscal year IDl'i with 170 children and a number of probationary children on the waiting list ready to come whenever there Is room for them. It seems probable that the avirage nt tendiineo vlll make a grcatei gain this year than In nny preceding year, which means thnt thn appropriation would be entirely Inadequate. John H. Weeks, chairman, Mlddlebury: linger Ilulburd, Hyde Park: New man IC. Chnrfoe. secretary, Rutland. .1. N. Ilmss, fuperlntelld'-nt; Mrs. Jessie M. Bnrss, matron: Miss Jessie Morton, arlstant matron; Howard Mandlgo, oin cer of first division;' Walter U. Itootn hower, olllcer of second division; M. N. Vlrieto, instructor In shoe shop; T. N. Vldeto, engineer; Axel Cailson, farmer; Nathan P.achlan, fin assistant farmer; Samuel Paine, feonnil assistant farmer; Dorsey Nnrrnmore, watchman; Mlss Helen Hurri, kitchen matron; Miss Kiln, Holland, matron boys' dining room; Miss Katherlne Mnble, house matron; Mrs, Nnthon llacklan, laundry matron; Miss Anna L. Meburon,' principal of school; Miss Delia 'St. Carpenter, teacher of in termedlate grades and plnnlfct; Miss Ktliel GoodMiccd, teneher Intermediate grades; Mt.ss Delano Wlllnrri, Instructor In handi craft; Miss Hoenn Atwool, teacher pri mary crades; I-red union, m.sirocio dairy department nnd painting; Miss lary Peckham, Instructor In printing; Joo Oowlet, Instructor plumbing and stenm fitting. WHAT T11K STATK NKKDS. Vermont has no place for homeless children and for those who are iso unfor tunatu nn to bo worse than homeless. For the present and future well-belni! nf the State It ought to provide somo such place nt once. Why nut here in com btnatlon with this school that Is doing Just the work that should be piovldcd In such a home school? It Is nn established fact that It is cheaper for the State to ninko good cltl r.cns of such boys nnd girls than to re strain and protect Itself from them It allowed to grow up and become criminals In the opinion of the writer It Is pos sible nt very small expense fur additional cottages, etc., to combine with this school under the snme management, which has proved so successful, n county training school, a private charity school ond the prerent school. Then the whole could be so graded and so conducted as to provide a home for these street waifs, not yet wnrrls by law of the State, who are now growing up wllh scarcely anv re tr.ilni, schoollnr and absolutely no Industilal education or training that would fit them to become successful citizens and to make an hon est living. Wo believe this can be done right her to the best advantage and at the smallest cost. The present management lias demon strattd what It call do s that it would be no experiment. Thu results woul 1 e certnln nnd sure. Think what this would menu to Ver tnunt! Parm help Is very rcarco that Is good for anything. Good cooks ale still more hard to find. All tho trades need ;;ood turn, but the first two moro thnn all tho otheis, nnd It Is In theso two that the great proportion of the present pupils o thn school nre to be found. It Is believed such n school could turn out a class of S3 to JO boys and girl young men and young women, thorough ly trained In practical fanning, dairying and cooking. Are they not needed 1 Conditions nre now so crowded nt tho school that more room Is needed nnd when It Is provided why not enlarge the Lunenburg, Sept. IS. Wllllnm Heath, n painter from Imlton, N. II., wns (hot through tho heart nnd Instantly klHcd while working on tho premlsen of Mrs. Marsh. ill Dodge yesterday, Mrs. Dodge who Is quite wealthy nnd prominent social ly, has b"en arrested nnd Is tn-nlg'it under guniri nt tho scene of tho tragedy. Sh -wlil be given 1 pi r'itnlnary hearing on tin charge of murder before Justice Kyle I'rown to-morrow. Heath was painting In the bedroom of tuo iJocUn house when killed. At ll:.'i' n. 111. the neighbors hrnrd thro- iln.ts an.l Mrs, Hodge rhortly thereafter tushcri out if the house, orMm? that the ii.nn had committed suicide, .she said thnt -die was working In tho kitchen when the shots were filed mill that she tried 10 give him some whiskey but did not succeed In mak ing him swallow It. There worn no wltne.--ss to tlie t raged v. -Mrs. Dodge wui plaefd under arrest by the- local officers and State's Attnr wy O. L. Hunt of Islnnd Pond wait sum moned. This afternoon nn autopsy was performed hy Dr. H. II. Stone nnd O. II tii.linn of I'.ui ngton. .1. . urieiing 11 this town nnd Hi nest Palmer of New ork. They found thnt Health could not posfibly have shot himself In the lrrmn r Indicate,: by the course of the bullet. hlsli bad entered nt the back, passe 1 through the heart and Indeed In the front bis s-hlrt. It was also found thnt tic ther two bullets find hnd grazed tn. threshold of the bi dronin and lodged it. the walls 01 poslte the kitchen door. Tin lot-, were filed from a revolver owned y Mrs. Dodges. The cnu-e of the tragedy Is uul.now.i Heath painted the outside of thn D.idge house about tbreo weiks :.go nnd It i understood that at thnt time he had a disagreement with Mrs. Dodge legardlnr tho price. Later she paid him nnd he re- urnrri to pnlut the Intel lor of the hou-e. The dead man wus nbout -I" .' ear.- ol.i and leaves a wife nnd daughter. -r.- Dodge Is a widow of about W ye-irs. a M During the Fast Twers seven Yessrs wo cannot leiau Ihst w have had a rilssr-tlsfiod cits, lomor. Ac-mints hnvo como and goi,., mid th pro es flon wfll doubtle-s ceiitlnuo ns. will' our effor-s to pleis-o those who, ff m lip' rot or rh'ilcn. , p a to havo 113 servo them. And tho lipcrefti of our tuplomors havo been so safeguarded riullng all tb'"o yeal s that not cno of thorn l-;.s over lost a dollar, or fraction thereof. It Is not tint on;-' natd" to expe -t. and v.-e do in all confidence expect, thnt our record will bring us more nnd moro of the llnnncl-il bnMnoi of tho community. Wrlto or ask for mpy of our last statement. THE BMRLINGTOH TRUST CO., Csiy HfJA Square Worth. -1 1 W W H S ft! 476. Ill scodo nnd work of thin grcut State ilustrlal school so that other.s who need Its training cnn have it to tho Hstln benefit of Vermont? in CJ o - m C5 October 5 October 5 October 1 4 fc'ir.ooskl, VI. Organized in 1309 o a tn Gciober 5 October 5 Ociobsr 5 r 7 fi WE H (iSS3sf55! 'A i ; i J l C. 9. I.'HAM, President. V?, 5 am aa L 3 II ARE NOW PAYING ,,7,1 - V rf. K. IlltOWX, Trensnnr. k lowtlt tooth bruKli. coax ick, otcH AU 111 at tW "fc h J ohUftA THAT MPLLKH INCIDENT. Miss Muller nn a summer dny Itakeil tho meadow sweet with hay. She helped with stout though shapely nrm To pay thu mortgage off tho farm; And told nrimlrers, "Onodness knows 1 haven't any tlnio for bonus!" Tho price of corn nnd oats nnd truck Went up. Thero wan no end of luck. She took her auto to the bank, With a chauffeur to turn tho crank, Where city men with shiny contn Wero pawning bonds nnd writing notes, And later whuii the Jurigo sho met, Snld she, "lie Isn't III my set." Washington Star. VERMONT NOTES. Delegates from Vermont to the nn- llnnnl council of Congregational hurches, which meets In lloston October 10 to 20 are the following: The new Henry L. lt.illou. Chester; Piesldent M. II. P.Hckham. LL. D., Iliirllngton; Prin. lohn M. Conistock, Chelsea: tho Itev. Charles W. Onte, Prnnl.llu; Charles V . Osgo"d. Hollows Palls; the Itev. Arthur P. Pratt, Hollows Pnlh: the Itev. Snmuel Hose. Cornwall; the Hew W. H. Spenee, Pjitlnnd; the Itev. D. II. Strong, Knst Liookfield. An excited posse of officers and citizens heiulKy armed circled tho First National bank nt North UenulniHun for fcome time Tuesday morning, awaiting the uppoar- tnce of burglars .-uppus.-d to be uitlun. I'lnnlb somebody mustered up ei urag- to Investlgjt. the Interior of the .minllr.g and It was found that the iii.-lnn.ht marauders, had fled, leaving t'n fundi of tlie bank Intact. A sin. ill amount of money i mb.-mg from tic postuffiee, located In the same building. Pel sons living nenrbv heard tho thieMs when thev broke into the postol'fh e nnd spicid the alarm that resulted in the as-Hiiib-ling of a po.e. A .1111.1) ItKIIt'Ki:. The following letter has been bunded to ibo clerk of the ltridgev. .iter Consrm-i.-tiunr.l Church and Miciety llrldgewntcr, Vt. fj. pt. 5. 1011. To the Congregational Church ai.ri So- clf ty. ,U your request on August 13. I with drew my resignation, believing you wen Mniort. Doubtks" you did not know what you uerc asking ine to do. In tho lirst pin j oil were n-klng me to uncjifico SI" n ye.tr. your request menu ine giving up of a field wlR-ie a paster can reach nv.ie piople wllh less wurk thnn he can here It mi am the relnsal of ,v fit Id thnt h.nd lxeti warmly .U'achori to her last p;itjy for eleven ycir.s. This wsu' ..ffered lo u-s without one dW-enting vote. All this we wi!'i: gly nncrlflecil because you askid us to remain and because wo desired to help ym. Since that decision, your congregations havo been less i iu'h sucieedlng Sabbath. Sumo upon whom we have counted to as sist in the service, declaru that they arc ihp uch with their work. Wo appreciate the effort put forth by those who, at last, rabid tic funds for nnn:lur year; but a church cannot be inn without people, who are suftlciently Inn rested to attend ur.d us'.l n the r,er v!ei '.i. Ill the past few weeks I havo hr.d calls fiom six different places in reu.uri to vis. Itlng them an a candidate, all nf which were unsolicited on my part. I cannot in Jiitico to you or to theso otlur fields consent to remain longer with jou. I Aish my resignation to take effect Octooer 1st. Wishing you grace; mercy und peace, Sincerely yours, MOllTON W. HA i.:: HOWARD NATEONAL BANK BURLINGTON, VERMONT. Capital $300,000. Surplus and Profits 5200,000. A rrerxjral Banking business transacted. Foreign Exchange ksucd and remittances made to all for- j cign countries. s Interest paid on time deposits. Safe deposit boxes to rent. f. n. r.rnriKSP, H. T. V. I. II. T. lllltllf'TOUSi Tri.lAS 1 MAX, A. O. WIIITTr.MOHP, ni-TTi:p., irurni Mclean. tirricnitsi UrnOKSS, President. KLIAS LYMAN, Vice-President ni'TTP.H, C.i-l.ier. II. S. Vi:i:i), Assistant Cashier. WliMER FINDS HIS First Discovers Seven-Year-Old Lad Dying in Bushes by Koadway. TERRIBLE SIGHT 111 KITCHEN Two Little Girls and Their Moth er en the Floo', the Latter with Brains Oozing Out. Kxcitrslon to New 'York. See ud. bobs W- AN OPTICAL ILLUSION. At a recent fl. A. It. cnmpflre ono of tho veterans told the following stoty: Tho regiment was marching from ono Southern town to another when a brief halt was called, ut one end of n long cov ered bridge. The bass drummer of tho lltth 11 fo and drum baud shnried his eyes with hU Imnri nnd piercd through the tunnel-llko open lug of the bridge toward tho opening nt tho other end, "Hold on!" Im exclaimed, "Wo'vo got to stop right here!" "Wlmt'H tho trouble?" Inquired tho ser geant. "There'll no uso trying," replied tho musician. "I never could get through that little hole with this bin drum." Youngstowii Teleiitutn. West Chester, Pa.. Sept. 20. Mrs. John Zoos and her three children, u boy, nged seven yenrs, ami two girls, aged riovon monthfi and three yon cm, were murdercxl lute thW afternoon nt ltye:.i. a small town about 12 miles from this place. Suspicion points to n boarder who has disappeared, but whom tho .police officials nro making a desperate effort to llnd. The husbnnri nnd father was the lli-Ht to discover tho horrlblo crime. While on his way homo from tho Plumbago mines, where he I em ployed, Zoos saw tho body ot hi seven-venr-olil son lying I" bushen along IW roadway. Upon In vestigation he found that the child hud been terribly beaten nbout the bead und wns unconscious. Tho dis tracted fnTnor took tho child In his arms nnd rushed to his homo a short dlstnnco awny, Mere a terrible sight met his gnr.e. Lyliv: on tho floor of tho little kitchen were tho bodies of his two llttlo girls and IiIh wife, tho latter ntlll breathing, but with her hrnlns oozing from u grcnt fracture of tho skull. PNAHLK TO llKVlVn HOY. The frantl" father rushed from tho 1 house and gnvu tha alarm. A uhvulchui was quickly sunimomd, but a glanco tol( 'hat there was no hope for the wl e. At tention ws then turned to the wounded ' ov. He w.i- p' iced In nn nutomohllo ard . .i'iok i mi w : ordered for tho !' n uix llle ho.pitnl, . b-lu miles away ,Iu-t cs tin. .uitoiii"bile was- In sight of th. h -I ii.il. tho little fellow biojtnod 'is st. and Hie In pe of the coroner th t c ('did might be brought to conscious. 's and bo able to glvo a clue to the mu'il rer nnt-h.-d It wns evident that the murderer had goiiw- to th" Zoos home fur the nirpose of r.ibb.n, and tho fact that tie three pernon-i in tho dwelling nt tho t.i'i wero nun deed 5-eems to hoar out t' , ' ry of lb. poll-o olT.cluls that the r r wai l'nmill.i' w ith iho home of is ii" 1 ir di n d to" family to prevent being i-c s. iiiE.-d. HUV HPT I'P.NINr, PP.OM SCHOOL. At t!io time thn woman and little r'-rlv wire bun liered, the boy was id schorl. It W .upposed that ho met the il.iyer ot Ids two sister" and mother when a short distance from home and the murd' rer knowing that the child would re ognlza him an.l give n cluo to the authorities, at tached the llttlo follow. Tho weapon u"d by t'.io murderer wni nn a.e. the helve of which was covered with blood and brains. The house had been ransacked ;nd St-i which Zoom says ho had hidden !n Ills home Is ml.-Kttig. Till! AMATOU. Up among the cloudlets. In nn aeroplane. Hashing in tho sunsbtno, Laughing nt the rain, Home by airy currents Hy on; oniusli stirred, Skimming through the ether I .Ike u summer bird. Solid ground bfne-ith us. Nothing to collide, Space and plenty of It, Stretching on the side, No grade cro3lng danger, Autos none to fear, Everything ovr own way, Jilvals ucer near. No speed laws to bathe;, Tralllo cops unknown, Hide exhilarating, Thoughts of danger flown. Darting, hero nnd thither, Never fear or care HlesH me, thlu Is pleasant, Plying In the alrl Josh Wink In Haltlinoro Ameilcan. Somo of to-day's want ndvert'sers ought to rccelvo letters from yoa to-dy or to-murrow!