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TUB BFTUjINOTON FREE PRESS AND TIMES: TirnnSDAY, AUOVST 10, 1911,
PASSENGERS PICKED TITS.U
Mnslc Written l.v (I. II. Wilder wlillu
Urtsti-MliK from l.l crpuol.
'"itichmitment" Is tlic approprltile title
cuosen by the p:i?piti7fr.M of the tioyul
C.oornc, nn ocean liner ylylnR between
Montreal i' ml Liverpool, .ind slvcn to the
Intent creation of G. II. Wilder, llurltns
t n"s prominent murlelnu, who for Hie
ln.t five weeks V.ts b?J!i abroad, belli';
couched nndts tin; direction of WIUIhih
KliaUfspcaro. mie r.f ll.c world's greatest
tea rheni of the voire. The piece of !..
is Ihouitht by Mr. Wilder to lie I1I3 beet,
and he lies written niHny.
Tim music was writt-n on itie return
trli o! tho steamer nnd Immediately won
tha strongest !:Ort of applause from the
music lover.l on board the vessel, airomj
whom v.er.s Mlrs Helen drnnt, who rook
lit once to Chlcn.RO, where she linn been
onf'rtf.ed as prima donna in 1111 openi coin
panv, mid Walter Vincent, the nnowned
vioi nlflt. Mr. Wilder with these and
otiicr notables took an artlve part In the
letiderod one of hl.i plan
Jlr Wilder returned to this city Sat
urday morning and tho studio Is now
open for the rertlsterntlon of puplld.
While In London he obtained a promise
from Mr Shakespeare that he would
coiiK to Burlington while making his tour
of this rountrv aim tftvo two or three
lnvs' instruction In the Wilder Ktudio.
with perhfvpn an ndtlrops Mr. rh.ikr
Bpenre Ih a member of the Vellowp ltoynl j
Association, of Masters, lie wns born at 1
Cro'don, Tn';land. June M, U41. Kirst a
choir bov; at thirteen he uns onranlst.
31o studied composition with Mollqne.
then nt the rtoyal Academy under Ptcrn
dale Bennett, where hn won the Klnpr's j
scholarship. In Hil he was, elected Men- 1
delssohn scholar stid went to Lelpstc for
Htudy under netneeko: then to Milan with
Lnmperti for cultivation of his flno tenor
voice, l"rcm he was popular In lhin
lanrt In com ert and oiatorio. Professor
of slnglnc; at the ltoynl Academy W
.tj Ulstlncuished as a teneher, he publish
ed his 'Vrt of Klnpinf," 1W9, 1W0.
on tho trip and , ,lx,lrI(.'
no polos. jIlgk"
LIFE IN A CIRCUS.
Performer ro Much l.lUe Other l'eo
pie Wlien (tilt of the It la.
What do the "patiRled ladles with
Huffy skirts and tho lithe ynuiiK KlrlH
who fly tliM'iSh tho air and the union-iflilni-'
per oil" who teem able to walk
on spider webs) do when they nro not
In tho arena? 150 thoy upend their
leisure bourn rldlns around olid around
on the Ba.yly-dccked circus hornet)? Do
they always ur.ir their ubbievlated and
diii tlll? rout nines'.' Do they sometimes
(alio si little nap on the slack wire?
Do thev eer foriTcl their bewllderlnp;
aceompllshnienis mid iiiih to earth"
and est and ;kep and talk and love
like nrdlni'iy people?
Really, when they nro out of the
rimr, the cIicum women are for nil
tho world like ordinary people, ex-
, n , , ' eepl that, perhaps, they are a bit
-'mote friendly and Jolly and mutually
at frt cents a peck, the humble "spud" or ndmlrlni; Hum many itrnups of other
Murphy" has leaped Into tho class of (V.llct that come before the public oye.
It linn often been said that the mem
bers of n cirrus arc "one litis family,"
and iilihotiirh this Is leas true than
In Hit. old iluyi. since now the varl-
011 troupe-' join a 'in foi a few
montlm and devote their win tors to
vaudeville nr other ensar!eiii',nts, still
Prompt Relief--Pcrmanen Cure
LIVER PIUS nevct
tail. Purely Tcji-i-
tie net wren
Mil geatly on
Etn lrarro t.-.o ccnplei'ion IjrigKten
Ihc eyet. wD Pill, Sxtll Dow, Small Pika
Gsnusne mutt!i Signature
melons, alo, local farmers say,
have snnc the Halt liver way. Of late
years the nmk melon has become to be
a larsc factor with Chittenden county
gardencr.s, but this year tho crop Is prac
tically ruined. The larrco musk melon.
known as the Montreal melon, has been thpI( ., )llllllltP fllmy spirit In
raised with quite a degree, of success In
this vicinity, and It has proven exceed
Local restaurant keepers and hotel men
look to see potato prices .lump to .1 IiIkIi
altitude before next summer. Maine and
northern New York report that the crop
! pnor and Qnehec, too, Is snld to have
suflVil from heat and lack of rain.
OUTING FOR, THE POOR.
KING ALCOHOL ON TOUR.
A lulled nitic of Ills MlbJectH In Tuniw
Tlx suburbs of nurllngton contributed
ceneroii'v Sunday to the population
of ths county jalt. Thn blR Iron door
wero kept ehi'ifilns with a dismal cl.mr;
fi each new guest was ushered In. They j
wero all victims of kins alcohol.
John W I'rien finished a sentence for
Intoxication on Pal urd.i v. He nillfed the
out-of-door 07.0110 and hot-footed it for
AVInoosM Ho Is roiv resting; in his old ,
stl, behind the burs. .1 r 1 r Callnhnn.
who left iall last we !(, was also urrested
in Wlnooski Punday, suif. rin? from
over-cxhllaratlou of the ncron system.
Inooskl contributed two other drunks,
1j. M. hhnttuclt and Walter Bracken. 1
?racken Is eine of the veterans.
Prom llttlo Pnuth Hnrltngton came Xn- , D
poleon C'ushlns, snfferlnp; with an enor- !
t'tilldrrn nnd lotlierw to (! (Jiii-nIs of
Hit' inlviilini! rmy.
The Salvation Army Is plannlntr to have
Its annual outltiK for poor mothers and
children at I. than Alien Park on the 17th
of this month. Adjutant and Mrs. Unn
sen are anxious to take as many as possi
ble, but the number will depend upon the
amount of monev i;lven for this purpose.
the modern bit; 1 urens, such as the
Itanium anil Kallev orKRtilr.atlon, that
! surpt Nlnir In a bis commercial enter
prise, and thcie Is a foundation of re
lationship In many cases that rIvcs
llter'il meaning to the term family
llle. Itul relatives or not, oecnslonal
vi.i'divllle nrtNts 01 not, Is It Invar
laldy the ca.se nmonK leal circus folks
that the circus and their particular
"stunts" are the principal thlnits In
life? Aa'c them how Sl.ey came to
!;o Into the business and they are like
ly to sny, "1 was burn In It," or "Well,
I really didn't have much to sav about
it. I .started when I was two and
ono-ht'.lf yours: old. I helotis to a cir
cus family, of course."
Nettle Carroll, of the n.irnum show,
who told that to un Interviewer tho
other day, did not seem to be especlal-
senso of sight In defining IukIo
','ie can try lh0 eue of touch In cornier-
Iron with It. Tin, two points of a pair ot
compasses placed three lncluct apart on
the least sensitive port of the body will
be. left as a HiikIo prick.
With the aid of the microscope the hu
man oy.. can discern objects whoso di
ameter Is only about ono one-hundred and
eliht-thousandth of 1111 Inch. It ban been
said that the eye of a fly cm dlstltiKUlHh
an object one llve-mllilonth of an inch
What t, e designate ns the rye ot a fly
Is rally a compound eya made up of
numerous lense-j. Of these the common
houso fly has something Wee four thou
sand in the two eyes. The structures of
thesu lensps me well known, the optical
part ot each conslstlm; of two lenses,
which combined, fiom a double convex
That each lens actsas a scparateeyo can
be. easily proved by detachlnt; the wboln
of the front of the compound eyo and by
manipulation with a microscope It Is not
difficult to examine a photograph or
other obleet throilRh It. When this Is dono
a distinct limine Is seen In each lens.
Carpenter has shown that each lens re
flects but a small portion of the linage
looked at and that It reeiulres tho com
bined action of the 4O0i) lens nt the tly
to product) the sume effect as that seen
by the one human eye. The human eye
is therefore a more perfect optica Instru
ment than the eve of tho fly.
Scientists who hnve srfven conslder.ibl
attention to the Investigation of compound
e.vus have formed no opinion that would
lend to the conclusion that their power of
vision with respect to small oblects ex-
reeds tint of the simple eyes of the high
er animals. The Images of ejbjects formed
In the separate. Imhscs composing the
compound eye nro proportionally small,
and the epiestlon whether Insectr can see
.smaller objects than animals furnished
with siliKle eyes Is not a question of
optics, but of the sensitiveness of the
optic nerve and consequently a matter of
CAN'T BREED GENIUSES.
The kettle will be put on the corner of 1 '-v 'lar.zlf.l or fotlnated bv the fact tnnt
Church and CoIIcrc streets next S.itur-i shc W!ly " circus star. There are
da" and will be kept out every day until '. umiall'- two nr three, or more, sisters
the 17th, so that ad may have a chance In " troupe real s!stors--not merely
to drop in their contributions. ' the advertised kind or a father and
rCaeh child will he provided w . til a lunch ' his i-uns nnd daURhtors, nnd a hus-
hoc contalnhiK sandwiches, cake, fruit, band ami wife, with possibly a couple.
etc., and lee cream nnd lemonade will also of relatives. Young plrlw scarcely
be furnished li is planned to tako at ever travel alone with the circus. If
least ion , hlldren and this will mean as they are not chaperoneil by some near
many lmit h boxes.
-nhitlve they are an lntcp;-al part of
Essex Junction furnished Henry Pecor
If thoe desirlnir to prepare one or more some troupe, nnd as rarefulv unaided
lunches or to contribute food of any kind I us theiweh IV were actually within
will send a po.-tal card to Adjutant W. II. ' their own fomlli"'". The performers
Hansen, ."i7 South I'lilon street. It will n..nnci to .-onio -. r t of d'imevti
c.l.idly be called for. Klndlv send word I life even on the "road." They do not,
is soon as possible, so that it can be j nH lome Imagine-, actually live and
known Jut what to depend upon. sleep In tents. Their home Is the
train which conveyu the rirens. anil
'aeh . oman has her regular berth
which she llxes uti to Milt her In
dividual taste. There are curtains of
pink or blue, or some favorite color,
it. VINCENT THE PI0NEE3.
rti:ilcil the Telephone llif.tnfs In iltir-
ni -1 Edward Ilessette, the latter belns a 11111:1011 in t . -. nn,i iH.rr. fe plctnies and precious
sr -In-law of the former. Liquor and 11 , Th.'1 telephone business In nurllnrton ' trlllcs hutifr around. The faviued fow
famllv ' lar " It Is said, were responsible i wax tlrt taken up bv Di. V. S. Vincent 1 who bnvo h'aterooms nrraiiRc them
for their downfall.
in 1S7S. The first line run was between 1 most am act Ively.
3IRDER RAILS FOR WAIN ST.
t IJe l?clnld In Connection ultli
A sireier rati and not a T rail will be
laid on Main street, between Wlnooski
avenue and the west side of Church
str et, ti the liurlinston Traction com
his place of business, the City Drug; .store
nnd the ilm -tote then owned by Dr. It,
V. Carpenter and l- ,. Taft at the coi
ner of t'liiir-'h and Collese stieets. The
Whenever the show strikes a city
or lame town the company, very many
of them, scatter to the hotels ami live
on the best the land affords. As a
following venr, l.s'H, a central o:!!ro w.-isinio everybody eats In the cook tent
established In . room over the City Drill?,.,,,,, MlB,tv KorH food they enjoy. Hut
store, and the cor.sttnctlon of lines for occasionally thev tiro of this, and
an exchange wi.s tUi-n up, Dr. Vincent Uie women ne-t up tollv little parties at
i-ecured Alvaro Adslt a- .1 iiarti'er. Lines u.,lk.n ,,PV coo ,, tj,0r portable
were run to the ImtrN. oxpres,, ollh e, '..,,...,. nipnh,.i stoves. Or
purv This part of Main street will he ivn'uj.ipji luice, r.iuro.in siauon. steam- vnl.(,s rnmllv l-ioups m.iv get up
tasty bits, ami then there an- vIsitiiiKs
boat dock d liven stables. Canvass
r 1 s wdl lie hilrl o in to inaUe the track, ln-r or esalen i s m .-tores was thin
a pernunei t one I 'aken up.
tl-r snmf. nc tlinso nn I 1 '1, H so
1 ie jlrder rail I
C ir . -tl i-et, 1U1.I
ether ' 1 t 'ii t -T-
'las I. 'u.in, , 1 -
tee Tra ton co
H M M'1nt..
of the larger
A line was run 10 Wlnooski in
1 ill e tin 011 .ili Ih Snelburne
1 s n-, d more than any
i'i 1 tics. It .s said.
'11 of the .Hurllns
ni r . and City Knfflneer
1 n ' 1 visltf d several
1' ' n Maac'usetts,
w ero tho girder rail is used on traction
'Ires epe'.-itad by the New York, New
I'rven A. II irtford railroad.
An ordei for the rails has been placed
w h t 1 ii.rber Sto-kwell cmnpanv of
r 1 mbn 'report Mess T'l" Pennsylvania
P'eel und the J.oralne Steel companies
submitted bids It Is expected that the
ral's will arrive within six weeks.
101.I to the .-l.ipyaid of 1'ie ciiamphiin
1 1 ,i 1 1 s po 1 1 h 1 1011 ctimp.iir.. 1 ne e'xenani;o
kic . eiy rapidly. The lust day opera 1 r
was .Miss I.illie I.afountaln, now Jlrs.
I'eier K. Crady of tills city, the night op
erator was Jllchael Klone. Continuous
service was f:i"en irotn the first.
The New England Telephone company
I n'lia.sed the exchange In October, IS?.'.
Since that time the central rtftlre .ins been
moved nevernl times. Tlmilist I e leohone 1 ,,e !r',1 prnetlsIlllT
i.'e-d in Ilurllnmoti was made In June,
177, ; :id is now owned by J Jr. Vincent.
TRUCK GARDENS A FAILURE
Kent nml I, nek or It. -tin tluc Itiilni-d
A farmer on Bhelburne road hold over
5' worth of ton.-.t,,. s l.-isi wed;. Ho
elc lared that he had nothing but tomu
t ics and cabbage -that all bis other gar
den stuff h,id been ruined by the. droucht.
T his Is the cry 'hat Is being heard from
fi.l the n irln sardeners about Burling
ton Kven com, which Is sHd t0 laugh
,it the neat, has been harmed. fctrect
etldlers have asked us ruj-h ni '.'I cents
for a dozt n e?rs of the Mvee, variety, ?-
BANKERS AT 3ART0N.
Anlilinl .tleellac of Slnle ss(MlnlIlMl
( llllrd for tii'HM in.
The third anntul snimner meeting of
the Vermont SUtc Hankers' angcclatlon
Will be held at l..irltiii Aut;u.-t K
A meetii'?, of the eieciitive council v.'lll
be lie'.d at f. o'clock p. m.. followed by tho
bnslne-i meeting of the ii.ssoclatlon at
." 15. v.!. in .111 address ni welcomu will bo
delivered by Krederlck W. Baldwin, vlce
ire.l(Sf nt, Jiarton Saving-. Think A Tru't
corc.p.tny. l-'rank C. V.'illiams, .State bank
"e'.r.rntJf lo.ier, will addrers the me-etlni?
on the binklii; lav. ot the State. At .V")
). n-.. there v.'lll b a banquet st Hotel
thnut'h corn has been sold cheaper than barton, k-iven by lisrton S.ivin?j Hank
this. Tomatoes are retailing nt l." cits u Trc-t oinpjny, Willi John I.. Lewis,
find, and een a higher prlca ',ni be-cn ' vice-presldoct, as toaitinaster.
Th humble pouto, too, Is under tho
vi, farmer- iy. The lntc.nve m.i- :,f !
d fie vines npd the crop
vlll be exceedingly poor, according to all
accounts, With new potatoes retail!:. e
Prior to the meeting thero will be at
2.ft p. 11 a base ball same at Athletic
Puik, WouJsvllle vs. Karton, and at 1.01
p m a ciulso around Crystal like.
THIS IS CERTAIN
The Troof Tlmt Hiirltop-ton Heatiers
Tiat could furnls.i .trnsor vUence
3f the eft'eieney rrt auv remedy than tho
tent of tlrr.? 'fhiueunda gf v"l ms
ilfy thrt Din's KIJn" T'tflu cure por
tnantintly Homo endorse.icent shou'd prsv un
doubtedly tho in'rit of this pur.e-y. Year
cko your frlii5; and neighbors tet!rtd
to tho relief the. htvl derived from th
uao o' Dorm's Kidney Pills. They iivv.'
confirm their ti-tttnjnlali. Tliv ny
tlnv ha eomtiletfld the tsst.
Mrs. L. Dtrlcli, 16:i King St-. Hurlitmtcm,
Vt., rays: "M .' kldneyr, troubled mo and
I .'inffcr-'d from sharp pains across my
baok nnd hips, If I caught cold It always
fottlod In my buck and I could not sleep
well, arising In the morning, feeling tired.
My attention was finally called to Dunn's
Kidney Pills nnd j got a supply at the
I'trk Drug Btoie. TlefoM I had finished
thn contor.ta ot one tax, I noticed that
they were helping rr.e. I continued taking
thorn, and in a short tlino tho troubln
left, I will slwmyti rrcoir.meind Doan's
1 idney Tills to my friends and nceiutlnt-
n oes ivhn are troubled us I wns."
(Ktteinent xlve-n May 20, iri5.)
M4-B. Derick vaa Interviewed on May 20,
Tit and ho said: "I Kindly confirm my
formor endorsement of Donn's Kldnei-
i'lllB and J rriunot sjy ton much In their
pralso In . : of all they have done for
me 1 .i' 1. inn'o Kit'.'iey llls highly."
Tor su'e lj Ml dealers. Price ;) cents.
J'oiter Mllbi'rn Co., New York, sole
HA-cnm for tl.o In ted Sti tit
r.cmcnOev tho name, -Dean's and tajio
l.lfct of unclaimed -tlers remaining In
il'rt Hurhni.,tcin, Veimont, postofflec fcr
she week endlnv; Aujjest 4, ltll :
Wlllliiri Petleri, rrank J. Ttrand, H.
D. Cgn. v. H. Couiiney, U. T. Covrr.
Afli ten I'.. C:inn!n';liam, Cirnrge A.
K'rn-li. "hsj. i.ti-je, Henry flllbert, (i.
H. irouuhton & Co.. Oto. Duett, Mr
f.Ucomhe". csre tin WVIkln.1, John Man
sur. ''..iics ".V. .MiCihee, Ahr.-ilnm I'al
ftoi'H, two, ( Psus. I'ratt, Master Lellh
flmctiiary, C. A. silver, TVlward Smith.
Dr. I'". J. f'tephrnson, O. K, Tipton, Alibi
Vrider.but yh, two, Hay Willis.
Mrs (.' K. Anderson, Loin loach, Mrs.
Cprnelb. Hettls, Mrs. J. A. llraunbersiu,
MI"R Matgaret rabana. Mrs. C Devlin,
Madame I'lillanultie r.irmaln, Mrs, D,
f.aleucla, Mra. LilPnn (j.jodrlch, Mrs.
Hannah (lorham, Miss Mildred J, nrln-
lii-ll, Miss E M. Hallock. Mrs. C. Iues,
Ethel C. Kldd, Mrs. Peter Langley, Mrs,
William W. Murra-., Mis. Clara fenier,
Mrs. N. 12. Hrnsotn. Mrs. Nellie Rohan,
Miss Ethel M. Snow, Miss Alblna Stonee
Henry Hlbby, lllanche Bell, Jos. Pur
fiesne, Mrs. Josephine Henderson, "Weed;
Launola, Ilenrl Maher, William Stnint
11 ami fro. anil samplings of diffeient
vi ii's. .Must of tho women like the
1,101 pherc of home cngenderod by
se lmprumptu feasts and leally en-
loy dolt.' ibo'r own cooking. There,
is not a meat deal of Idle time among
circus 1 "oplo. Even in their scant
homo hours liey frequently .spend a
larcro par: ' ' the time prsctlslig. or
woiklng nn i' v idea'. La Hello Vic
toria, "the pieitii't (.'Irl of f'o cir-
us," Is nt ver I "tic and very ofteu mm
upon t he w Ire
stretched som' wle back of the,
eliesslng tent. When th-.v are upon
tho grounds ihev hi'V, to give up n
good bit of their tlu:. , regular
"household duties." The s't"-'iust ring
Is rather hard ni Hrhl -oi'ied cos
tumes, and many an !" "'ft" t-: -watili-illg
paity" Is the ios'I. nhl minutes
nro snatched for the wad 1 " ' letters
from home, ami even one .r the most
sacreJ of human 1 i" monies mar
riage hi .1 been hnov n to tn' e plaeo
In the circus ring. ''T. .i.hl!iiK of
Ilarrv I.a Pcnil. one of the nti,r clowns,
to Miss I-'ra'.ces McClntey took place
In the rliiff durlnr,' tho ew Yore run
of tho eli'i'its. and the. happv brhlo In
order to travel wlih her husband has
lun rn i'd vnrlous fitunts which have put
hor t:pnr. the porformeis' pavroll.
Wlcii the Uiirnum sho'v comes to
r.urIiii'Tlon, Erldnv. Ati;i.st "th. .in
fiillroly new program iu promlpid with
many features n'.v 10 ,oneii"ii. iati
Par.ilwluu, billed as "the !'."mile ilcr-
culcs," l.i ono of tho new Jtemn and
should be .-pen by every suffragette.
She tomes a iriC-pour.il man her hus
bund, bv ll'-e bv hottt as If he were
mmlo of ctrnw. The trained animal
department has been ansr.'.e tiled
greatlv. and In addition to three herds
of coll"r;e-brcd elpi',tnts. there are
monkov and chlmpnir.e-o bli vcle riders,
sealn who outrival Clnnnevalll In their
JilCflllit: feaf. erudite canines, silly
geese who display near-wisdom, and.
createst of all, Duc'indors musical
ntalllons who nctunlly plav musical
selections upon the bolls. Jupiter, tho
balloon horse, Is an attractive feature
anil gives an Interertlng Illustration
of the possibilities of trained animal
development. Tho norlal, riding and
acrobatic numbers will be supplied by
oxperts from a half-dozen foreign
aroas. Tho oo Is more than ever
complete and the nursery annex Is
of especial Interest. A herd of threes
Klraffes give the 7.00 unusual distinction.
vnmioNT I'oit t.u't.
(From the St. Albans Messenger.)
Superficial Indications, at least, go far
toward confirming the impression tlutt re
publican sentiment In Vermont favors
the renomlnntlon of President Taft In
1912. Of course, there has been no .square
test of this sentiment by an election of
anv kind, nor has there been an oc
casion for the spontaneous expression of
something like a positive and determined
public opinion on some great bsue that
essentially Involved the President's popu
larity with tho multitude or provoked nn
Interlocutory Judgment on his states
To be sure, some of our friends and
neighbors that could not endorse the
proposition of reciprocity with Canada
and feaied that their business Intel est
would be banned by .such a trade policy
have recently Indulged thetnrelves In
fomo resentful threats about retaliation
at the pedis In isli', but the majority o."
men oppose,) to the mcasuru havo been
Inclined to view Its adoption with an
academic mind and to appreciate the fact
thai the wisest statesmen In the world
cannot he expected to please everybody.
And the resentful ones, the ones that
talk about repudiating Mr. Taft In 1012
localise he has daie-d to stand sponsor
for this reciprocity departure, are more
than likely, the most ot them, to find
their wrath considerably cooled off fif
teen months fiom now, especially when
they have discovered, as the Messenger
sincerely believes they will, that all the
direful prellctlons of db aster that false
prophets have volunteered about reci
procity hove come to naught.
As a nation we ate sensible people
politically, mo.st ot the time, that Is to
stj. whatever Incidental lollies we toler
ate or commit In national policy, wo are
fairly true to the pole of old-fashioned
Hut Almost Anybody's Son May Set the
(From the New Orleans Picayune.)
From what may bo considered time Im
memorial, the breeding of domestic ani
mals so 11s to get the best results as to
quality, strength, form and service hns
beon cnrrlod on. The nnccstry of horses
and bulls has been carefully looked after,
and even dogs have been brought Into
The careful breeding of animals has
brought Into existence the best anil most
serviceable varieties possessltiy; tho de
sired qualities of their kind. Hut whllo
the breeding of animals, to secure the
best results In their offspring, Is entirely
reliable with tegard to hcats, birds and
even llshes, t cannot be applied to the
human rncce So far from distinguished
child! en being, ns a rule, the offspring
of eminent ancestry, the contrary Is usual
ly the rule.
Sir Ernnrls Gallon, who has been a pro
lific writer on the r-ugonlcs or heredity,
of the English rare, maele a dlrtlonr-ry
of ft,ft"0 n-itnes of persons who attained
eminence In one way or mother, showing
about iCO persons In every l.nyi.mxi hail
reached such distinction or entitled them
to places In the record mentioned.
Patents of great talents and ability
who have attained high places In tho
world's temple of fame, seldom If ever
have children possessing anvthlng of
their parents' high qualities. Neither Al
exander, Caesar, Washington nor Na
poleon had children who received men
tion In history. Democracy seems to
govern the human species so far as men
tal distinction goes. The world's grcut
men have their dnv, nnd nobody Is left to
Inherit their honors or to lender the ser
vice that won thoe honors, while new
names and new Interests are arising from
time to time out of obscurity to lead or
to Instruct or to Illuminate the pathway
of the i.ire.
A writer In the London Nineteenth Cen
tury, making some deductions ft 0111 Ills
studies of (.niton's Dictionary of Hrltlsh
Riogtaphy, notes that, taking the nitlsts,
we lead that Itomney wns the son of a
Westmoreland builder and cabinet maker;
Hevnolds of a Devnnshlie clergyman, In
whoe family there was some academic
and mathematical ability; Turner of a
London lwrbcr, and Wllkle of a Scotch
minister. The poets do not give us any
more help. Sir Walter ftontt was the son
of an Edinburgh lawyer; Shelley of a
baronet and country gentleman; Tenny
son of a Lincolnshire clergyman: Snutbey
of a lirlstol linen draper; James Thorn
son of a Scotch minister: Wordsworth of
a Cumberland attorney and land agent,
while his mother was the daughter of a
mercer. Of the Inventors, Thomas Tel
fold was the son e,f a sheperd; George
Stephenson of a miner with some me
I' anlcnl ingtnuilv, and James Watt alone
m iy be thought to have Inherited his
talents from a father who w'as con
tractor and mechanician of no great
Acnln. It Is tlimenlt 1 ee where anv
..mug kinsman of Sii Joshua P.eynolds
could have had a better environment for
the development of artistic talents than
In the studio of a great ma'ster: yst. ex
cept two sisters, no other member of hi
family displayed anv hereditary aptitude
for art. Sir Christopher Wren's son was
neither nn arrhltect nor a man of sci
ence, nor did the children of Sir Walter
Scott follow In their father's footsteps
Wordsworth's chlllten were not poets,
nor we;e P.omney s son and his descend
ants pointers, although a brother of thn
artist had ronsiilr rahle artistic power
The onlv liiirnm beings surrounded with
are outweighing Its tnnglblo advantages
large owners am beginning to tell off
their landed estates, nnd the new owners,
chiefly farmers or small holders, aie so
put to It to raise the purchase monev or
tlnd the Interest on their mortgages that
they have, scarcely enough cash left to
repair the laborers' cottages, let alone
build new ones,
"Under thce elrrumslances young
couples llnd It nn over Increasing tlllll-
oulty to marry nnd settle down In the
country. One conequenc Is that young
tnon go to towns to Increase the compell
tloh In the labor market, and another Is
that both men und maids emigrate to the
United States or the British dominions,
and so the country languishes for lack of
replenishing the able population and suf
fers from the disproportionate number of
the feeble, old, vicious and desenernto
folk left on our shores.
"A favorable feature of the returns Is
the marked Increase In the growth of our
seaports, n fact which tends to show that
our International carrying trade Is pro
gresslng; the pity Is that so much of tho
goods thus transported ore made abroad
nnd not turned out In our own factories
by our own people.
"In round Ilgures the prr.smt popula
tlon of the fulled Kingdom In forty-five
and a quarter millions, belnir nn Increase
of some 0 per cent upon the total of ten
years ago, which then numbered forty
0110 and a half millions. As the popula
tion of Krnnre at tho last census nly
totaled thirty-nine and n quarter mil
lions, we hnve outstripped that country
In tho racial struggle, hut hnve by no
means approached Germany's teeming
population, which was more, than sixty
nnd n half millions In 15iX and had still
further Increased at the last qulnquen
nlrjl census. That unlqno nnd vigorous
offshoot ot the Anglo-Snxem rare, the
United States of America, has, of course
surpassed three European countries re
ferred to, largely at their expense, nnd
even In tho last decade numbered over
vehho.vi' sixr.Kn") m-cci.
Hoa Eaton Is a successful example of
what America, pluck can accomplish.
Gifted with a naturally ilch and beauti
ful voice, with careful study she has de
veloped Into a splendid singer, as every
one who heard her sing at the New Cen
tury root with Elliot Hchenck's orchestra
Miss Eaton, who Is a Hrlstol girl, pos
sessing to a marked degree tho ritwd
adhesiveness to duty that so often con
stitutes nn element of western life, besan
her studies In Chicago, where her talent
nnd application placed her In advance of
her classes, .so that she was the recipient
of three medals among tbem the Levi
JUNE THE BANNER MONTH.
Lends All eilhers In Number of Mar.
rtngp Licenses (Jrnnled,
June, raved nhout by bards, Is es
senttolly the month of marriages In Hitr
llngtnn. Popular fancy has alwnyi.
dictated June ns the month for marrintre
and statistics In the ofllee of the city
clerk show that In llurllngton, nt least,
..un- nuns nn other months.
in .litno this year 33 tnarrlnce license
Were sHUed, eKnl U)ro hall , Mny
the next largest month. The Junes of
pretious years also show theit the month
of budding flowers has been the fnvoeit-..
oils for Cupid In nurllngton.
(.lipid works all the time, though In
Jnnunrv when the cold blast. ,n i.t
Ing and when It Is biting cold, he h
hooui. jiim win Fiune. Sieven licenses tvero
Issued In January this year nnd 17 wero
Issued In 1'ehrunry. In Mar-h. perhaps
wit oiosi nisngrcoanie month In nil tlm
yenr, only five licenses wero lssueri.
Things picked up In April, though, when
there were 1,1 lleietihes. Then came thn
big months, May nnd June, w'i '
licenses, I.", In May and Si In June n
July theie were hut ten lleen-e-, nnd this
month there hnve been two.
Altogether this year 112 llwi ya-
been Issued thus far. During the wh- 'a
of last year there were 1S" lb rjises nnd
this yenr ptomlses to have ns rna , f
Although it costs only SI to ret a. rrnr
rlafe license, It costs tho yourg m,v n
a rule, much embarrassment. J-' r ' ie
psychological reason the nun g'-nrndy
appears sad when about to proi ire a
llrene. General opinion wc-hl H e t
that he should appear e;. n 'lof. n
happy. The facts are-, probsolv, that t' o
fellow does feel happv e-no igh, 1, t
that he Is trying to hide his happiness
under a bushel, so to speak Ho dees not
wish to betray his emotion!"
Unlike sejme either States, the ex'ie tart
groom onlv has to nnpe;ir to -i,rn a
license In Vermont The. woman In tho
caso mav remain at home an, )e,ue nil
the trouble to the poor man As ono
fellow expressed himself reeentl- Here 9
where the double beg.as "
pfnvrnn paicich tiun,
The tired wheel likes a good roadbed.
A woman Is always sure of cnythlng
she can't prove.
Even n homelv won-..n look' gno-1 af'er
you get used to her
A wise man doe-n' know a3 tn h as
the fool thinks he kr "
one v.-ny to fa hfl ultiet is to turn
yoi'r back on them
If th" under 'elog stjrted the flj. f ' e Is
entitled to all he get -
Tho tall of a in- P one o' li.e con.
Letter diamond inedal-and four scholar-1 f.n,sons a womsn wn J imp a
presented to us squarely on that ground j
and the ballots of all the people cast on of onlnnrv niedlocrltv- If some gre-it
special environments n the matter of
their nncevtry and desr endants are the
members of roya' fsmllles. to whom the
crown descends. They are specially ed
nested, thev nre made fullv aware of tho
.irent responsibilities that are to elevolve
upon them and their wives and their
husbands are carefullv selected for them.
Hut how seldom Is It that an'- g'eat ruler
rises up to ernttast with the low level
ME.. H CLOTHES.
They. tell of a Chicago phvslolan, who
op-ned the door of his waiting room and
asked: "Who has been waiting the lonst
ostT A tailor, who had ralle! to present his
bill, rose and said: "I have, doctor I
delivered your clothes three years ago,"
- ( hieagn Clinic.
If you have tho business ability to
' make good" In a good potdtion, indi
cate It by advertising for tho position
In a convincing, able nnd buslnpss-llke
POWER OF HUMAN VISION.
'I'lir lmi1r lire of linn nnd the Com
pound 135 e of (Ue J,"ly.
(l'"rom Harper's Weekly.)
A sperlsllst hns claimed thnt he can
with the unaided eve distinguish lines
ruled In glass that aro only one fifty
ttiousani'th of an Inch npnrt, but I.e
Conte. lias limited the power of the oyo'tn
distinguish lines to onn one-thoubandth
To show how Immensely superlonlfl the
Consider to bo
For Collo and Pains in
tho Stomach or Jlowels
Frepomd bj 0 NonwT Mmonri Co., Norisv. Mo,
vrtlir lUlmutTV r tr c 1 1 si n rr r
If It rutle(oUoenu'waiirp1ttrniyiwdlrjkrioDB.
one day can determine It
And so, when thoughtful men review
the record of President Taft as a Judge
and a -talesman heroic he was ehef'.',
to the chief magistracy; when they study
his career In the Willie House since,
when they see how, with whatever ad
ministrative mistakes of an open, frank,
honest, too trustful nature there still un
derlies every otTlcinl act and every ad
ministrative policy, a great-hearted,
clear-minded, patriotic American ambi
tion to servo his country to the best that
Is 111 him: when lin y see that, sometimes
amidst problems ot c.itloiis uncertain
ty, of perplexing doubts, when the popu
lar mind and counsel experienced In
statecraft were not always in accord, ho
has patiently borK tha passing criticism
of rot always mature Judgment anil
waited for the vindication of time or suc
ceeding manifestations of his original
far-feeing purpose in the matter; when
they see that his school ot statesmanship
the calm, pni ed, red. cine, philoscphi
cal, studious school that breaks ground
slowly sometimes but that never turtif,
back and Is as resistless as the tide
when they see that kind of statesmanship
slowly but steiilllv, with nn hurrahs or
spectacular acclaim, every day seat him
more securely in the confidence of tho
American public ns the man that can Ue
trusted not to lose his head
The renomlnatlon of President Taft
will follow as the natural sequence ot
eliect after cause
What other man hi the Republican
parly to-day l better fitted to grapple
with present conditions and the future
possibilities arising out ot thein?
The Messenger believes tint with all
the tendency toward upset In national
party d'stlnctlons that prevail nowndav.s
even In rnck-rlhbed Vermont, the great
majority of the republicans of tills State
and maiiv of the most progressive demo
crats favor the renomlnatlon of the Pres
ident. Theie 1- a very warm admiration
of 'Wcodrow Wilson ns a man and a
leader, n very popular acceptation ot
many If not most of his nvowed pub-
lc policies lie Is recognized most cor
dially as a growing statesman, and that,
too, by meii who profe-s to be republi
cans, lint party lines are becoming
har.y. Just as himy for republicans, so
far as platforms are concerned, ns they
have been for the democrats, since JStti.
Woodrow Wilson may some tiny, per
haps, become the popular candidate for
the presidency, even In Vermont, But
for 1!12, unlets the Messenger Is mis.
taken, the prevallln? sentiment of this
Stnte will bo to "Let well enough alone."
Wa already know what -Mr. Taft Is
and what he Is capable of doing. Both
theso spect of the man have gained
tho confidence of the Ameilcan people.
He cm ie-eleced for four years more
without violating a sensible precedent of
American polities. Common sene, thero
forte, suggests plainly enough tho reason
able policy and tho wise one.
After Mr Taft we shall have to make
a new decision nnd take n new risk.
Willi Mr. Taft four vears longer there
will bo nn need of a new derision and
still lnss possibility of any rink,
The rtov W ,H, lliirlon, who died re
cently In Richmond, Ie I . was born In
Montpeller TH year alio. He was major
In tho Civil War and graduated In
Admiral Dowoy'a clas from Norwich
monarch was the founder of a line of
kings, the succession Is frequently lost
In obscurity, and if there s to be revival
or restoration of the greatness of ths
ni' nnrchy It Is done bv some one who had
none of the blood of the grent founders
of the dvnatv In Ids veins.
Evidently It was not Intended that nny
family should rule nations and peoples
for nny lone pedlod The great die and
are lest In obscurity, and In time othei
greatness rises from the b.-ttom, and
running its course, gives place to another,
There is no arltoeracj of genius. It
! wholly democratic, and. coming up
troin obscurity, creates Its own sicatness,
honor, and glory.
After a period of successful work with
Espcranza Gnrrlgne, the well known vo
al teacher of New York, she pursued
her studies abroad under M. Catherine,
repr-tlteur of the grand opern, and M.
..style of the Opera Comlque, Paris,
where she studied several operatic roles,
and Is to-day able to sing Gllda, Mlcaela.
Violetta, .Varguerlte at a moment's no
lle!. Miss Eaton possesses an indefatlgnblo
love for work, and Is constantly adding to
her repertory both for oratorio and reci
tal purposes. Marked ability to master
roles, determination nnd application,
coupled with magnetism, a charming per
sonality nnd abundance of temperament,
form a combination than can only result
In deserved success on the operatic stage
as well as the concert platform.
Prepossessing and voluble, she stood
1 efnre the magistrate to tell her story.
Near by was a wnllp,iper lunger I!
had been arrested on the womnn's com
"Von charge this man with hugging
and squeezing you?" said the magistrit'
addressing the woman.
"I do, your honor," wns the repl.
"State the facts."
"Well, your honor, I heard a Km
play, so I opened a window to see wh
was going on. A political procession w.i
passing the house. The prisoner, yo ,
honor, wns hanging wallpaper In th
room, hut he stopped work, enme to the
window and also looked out. Sudden
he threw his arms around my neck and
almost suffocated me with kisses."
"Did you cry for help?"
"No, your honor, I did not."
"Itecaure, vour honor, I feared mv
cries would he misunderstood. I cm a
democrat, and that was a republican
procession "National Monthly.
THE BRITISH CENSUS.
a m.m a pi r.
- an . I
' e ,n
; c -he.
.ood old v Intei ,
A womu never '
wants to unless he.
wnnt her to.
Most people seem t,- think t ,a they
aie not gottlng all the happlne- they
are entitled to.
You can make more enemies for a rival
by praising him than bv sajlng mean
things about him.
If every man loved hl neighbor ns he
loved himself his Satanic majesty would
soon have to hunt another .lob.
Kven If a woman is .sorrv she married
a man, she finds some consolation In thn
belief that she kept some other woman
from getting him. New York Globe.
It Shovts tlie I'opulntlnn To He In
erensltiK Oore nnd 1re Slonly,
Cl-'rom the New York Sun )
The population of G1c.1t Hrltaln for the
lirst time sine., the census of the kitgdnm
was til en bus not. faceupllng to the re
port of the registrar general, maintained
Ms rate of increase Dining the decade
Just par.t this i,it was M per cent. Dur
ing the previous decade It wjs 12 17 per
Especially striking does this loss of
growth appear when contrasted with that
of Germany, for while Great lirltlan
actually Inrreased in population only
about 3,275.000 In ten ycnis. Ita greatest
continental competitor 111 rnmmrec is
increasing at the rnte of nearb l,00Vvi
The two main appjrent causes for this
fulluie to maintain tho normal rate of
Increase of population are the steat fall
In the birth rate and the gnul lnoivise
In emigration. As was pointed out In a
1 ecent article In the Sun, the bulk of tin
' mlvratlon has been direilcd to othc"
p uts of the Prltlsh dominion, so t , u I'
inunoi be regarded .is lost to the emph'i
"The fact that the lowest rate of In
crease has been In purely agricultural
counties accounts partly for both the
falling birth rate and tlm Increasing em
igration," says the Queen. "As everyone
who has studied the question knows, the
lliltish rural population does not Increase
ns It should for two reasons, the lowness
of wages nnd the scarcity of housing a'
conimodatlon. The former Is undoubtedly
due to our tintlqnated tlscal system
which admits foielun produce free but
taxes heavily the Hrltlsh means of pro
duction "The latter Is due to the fact that the
capital required for creating laborers'
cottnges Is so highly taxed that It pre
duces n much smaller return than when
employed In other iiuthods. The average
rnte of Interest 111 agricultural land, In
cluding farm buildings, cottages, etc , Is
only some 2 per cent, and now that rates
and taxes are constantly raising, while
rent does not Increase proportionately,
landowners are becoming less and less
willing to sink their capital on such un
remunerative terms, especially when the
security Is a continually falling one.
"Hitherto great landlords have been
willing to ,:i cept a I'l.'ulnnl return for
the capital cvptr Vd m their estntes
largely beciusc of the .enllnienlnl Inter
est (ittachcd to them the pride of pos.
session, social stnttis. family connection,
r-rsonal kunwed;e of and sympathy
with tho tenants, nnd so on, Hut now
that tlto' actual -burdens of landlordism
Gov. John A. Mead has granted condl
ilonnl pardons to Charles Devlin of this)
city from the house or correction ana to
Ernest Marshall of .Poultney from the
Slate prison at Windsor.
REST AND HEALTH TO MOTHER AND CHILD.
Mrs. M'inslow's Soothing. Svnrp has been
usd forocr SIXTY Y13AKS bv MILLIONS of
MOTHHRS for their CHILDREN WHIUi
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SOOTH1H the CHILD. SOFTENS the GUMS,
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Is the best remedy for DIAHKHCEA. It is ab
solutely harmless. lie sure nnd nk for "Mrs,
Winslo'w's Soothing rtyrttp," and take no other
kind. Twcuty-five cents a bottle.
m mimm else
perhaps, does fore
sight pay so hand
somely as In the
mattor of Insuranco
YOl'Il usual fore
sight extend to your
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rjlvo us a chance
to direct It along
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