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THIS BURLINGTON VlWVi JfKKbTS AND TIMES: THURSDAY, ATKIL. 8, 1J15.
MAYOR'S VETO SUSTAINED
City Will Not Equip Fire Chief's
Truck with Chemical.
Aldermen Vole In .teeept Term of
Settlement from Hmploj-eiV Li
ability .Kieielnllem nnil the
lliirllnRlou Trnetlon Co.
Tho lirst regular mcothiB ot the now
board of n Mermen for tho transaction eif
monthly business wn3 held Monday nlKht
nnd tho s,l-hIoh wn three hours lonp.
A part of the time was spent In execu
tive session while the city nttornoy spoke
to the aldermen on subjects ho wished
to brlmr to their attention, the amend
ment to the clt v ordinance that cxecutlvo
nesslons may bo declared when the city
attorney wishes to confer with tho board
belntr Invoked for the flnst time. Tho
features of tho evening wero a vote to
Mistnln ActlnK Mayor lluell's veto of a
resolution to appropriate money to equip
the lire ehlef's itinabout with a chemical
tank and hose, the adoption of a 1 evolu
tion to settle the city's case against tho
Employers' Liability Assurance as--ocla-llon,
the adoption of a. resolution to ac
rept tho offer of tho lliullngton Traction
company In settlement of the city's claim
for repair work on North avenue and tho
conditional irrautlnR of a license for a
street carnival to be held the first week
Mayor A. S. Drew sent In the follow
ing appointments for the board's ap
proval Dr. P. H. McSweeney, member
of tho boanl of charities for threo years;
Joseph Frank, member of tho board of
health for threo years: Dr. D. C. Ilawley,
member of the board of park commission
ers for five years. The appointments wero
The llro commissioners sent in a com
munication enclosing a petition from the
Central Vermont Railway
AXD IIKTtlt.V I'OU TII13
ALSO INOI.UDKS SIIJK Til II TO
One, way via Portland, Ore., $llfi.70; ono way via Trlnco Rupert. $125.70,
which Includes meals and berths on tho mnpnlflcent Grnnd Trunk Pacific
steamers between Prlnco Rupert nnd Vancouvor or Seattle.
Personally conducted tourist parties on nil expense plan.
Attractive side trips.
Write to 11. II. Itlckok, City Passenger Afrcnt, 170 Collego St, Burling
ton, Vt., and state routes desired and dato of departure
Complete Information furnished frco.
NEW CITY GOVERNMENT
Few Changes in Officials- Luck
President of Board.
F. E. IliirKCKH Electee! Street Commlii
loner Sherman It. Moulton Grnnd
Joror Claude II. (irnlon Jicw
depreciation, a net profit of $1,SS3.37, 1
which must bo oiicoilrairltie to tbn liulit
commissioners and equally m to tho citi
zens, nnd should enlist all to nld this
department with their patronage and In
lluencu to Increase tho number of Us
patrons anil Its profits.
Tho condition of our streets brlnffs us
a proposition worthy of attention. The
Increnno In automobile traffic, especial
ly tho heavy laden trucks, necessitates
much repair work.
1 approvo of Kooel roads, a system of
permanent work so far as Is consistent
with our financial condition, suffRcstliiK
that tho present streets bo kept In good
nurllncton's now city Bovcrnment camo l cpanmeni. is in cnawo ot pro-
Into belns Monday when tho now boanl "clonal mannBemcni.
of aldermen consisting of tho hold-over3 " comment, umi no sanuary conoi-
ond the recently elocted mcmliora met " ". ..... .,u .u,,, vU.,-
thclr llrst session. Tho meotlnt? was lm- ; sldercd.
mediately followed by a pitherlnB of tho Tho health officer's report shows that
uncll which boly proceeded at onco "" imui.i u hhui.ujih e umi,...i
The W. G. Rapids So.
Carpets Furniture Linens
The city attorney reported last even
ing' that nn offer of settlement had been
made on the part of the Traction com
pany and the board adopted the follow
"Tho city attorney Is hereby authorized
to accept the sum of In full settle
ment of the claim of tho city aealnst
tho liurllliKton Traction company for
material used nnd labor performed In
recemstruetlnK the highway on North
avenue between the rails of the IIurllnK
ton Traction e-ompnny and two feet each
side thereof by the street department In
the year 1010."
AmoiiK the other Items of business
transacted last evening were the adoption
of a resolution authorizing the city treas
urer to borrow a sum not exccedluK ?-'V
OOil to meet the accrued and accruing
liabilities ot tho city. Several licenses
HILLS ORDERED PAID.
The following bills wero read and
approved by the board:
Pauper department, monthly state
ment, $1,Sr.2.9S: water department,
monthly statement, $3,S0:.G1; lire de
partment, monthly statement, $1,025.
fil; electric llfrlit department, monthly
statement, Sli.OOS.Itfi: library depart
ment, monthly statement,
William La Pan and Miss Elizabeth
Pinny of Mlddlebury, Earl O'Brien anil
Harry O'Urlen of Northampton, Mass.,
Mrs. Thomas E. McMahon of Montpelter,
to elect the city officials for tho ensulnR I sn with other cities, as rewards clean
Thoro arc few cnanges. t.
Uurfitsa succeeds Thomas Rcovcs as
street commissioner. Jules Slmays, one
of the doposed water commissioners ro-
Cclcstlno and Marparet Lyston of Hut- cently reinstated, was elected to succeed
regular firemen for an Increase of pay
ihn nnttt In,, nre noVtni. fr. -Id ,.f,,iee t.mrn
.1-,,. .,., ...... ti, ! street llcht department, for March, $1.
rnnmnninniu n- n,n.n,i n,i r.in-nii . fil.HT; file department, payroll
A petition for a wnver In Conger ave
nue from Wrlsht avenue to lakeside
avenue wns referred to tho street com- i
MAYOR'S VETO SUSTAINED.
A communication from Actinir Mavor
Buell announced that he had refused
to sign tho resolution providlrj? for
nn appropriation to equip Fire Chief
Stockwell's car with a chemical tank
and a hose. The reasons stated were
that tho acting mayor did not think
tho Idea was practical and that It bad
not received the approval of all tho
file department, payroll for
call men, $210: lire department pay
roll, Sl.filS.TO; polee department,
monthly statement, $70.08: pollco de
partment payroll, $2,03..3S; park de
partment payroll, jr.sj park depart
ment Ktatement, $12 00; Health depart
ment, D. J Nolan, salary as health of
ficer durlriff March, $:.. IS; street de
partment, labor at dump, $42; N. C.
Florence, garbage contract for March,
$1.10; N. 0. Florence, collecting garb
age for February, $150; street depart
ment, labor at dump, $42.
Rest room department, Burlingtoi
Light & Power company, for gas, 1'
cent; light department, electric llghu
nro commissioners. Jir mien siuieu cents; Jennie Delorme. salary fe
further that there was danger of thn ' Mnrch $31. M- Meagher, labor and nvi
chemical in tho tank freezing in the I .,,rii $4.ri2: incidental denartmont
winter when tho car was standing.
He also said the amount of $.'00 re
eiuired for the work was only an esti
mate and there was no telling how
much It might cost.
Alderman ICelsllch said that in other
places the ehlef's car had been equip
ped as was suggested In this casiu nnd I
he knew that two of the lire commis
sioners here were In favor of thei idea.
Alderman Lamson said that It would
require a largo sum of money and that
tho extra equipment would add much
weight to tho car. Alderman Walker
Hdded that the car was not mado for
tho purpose proposed nnd that tho
company which mado tho machine
would not stand back of It. Alder
man Boucher also expresseel himself
ngalnst the scheme. Alderman Dwyer
wanted to hear the fire commissioners
on tho subject nnd said he was cer
tain that they had all tho information
at hand as to tho effect of the added
eiiulpment on the car. After more
discussion tho question was put to a
vote and tho veto of tho acting mayor
was sustained by a vote of 7 to 3. Al
dermen Gratton, Luck and Dwyer
voted against the veto and Aldermen
Lamson, Lessor, Boucher, Keisllch,
Baylies, Manaur and Walker voted in
favor of it.
STREET CARNIVAL PROJECT.
An application for a street carnival was
mado by tho Latllp company, tho same
concern that conducted the shows at Ath
letic Park last summer. Tho petition for
a llcenso was signed by a largo number
of business men and asked that the uso
of a pait of Winooski avenue between
King and Collego streets be granted, tho
urea for tho carnival Including the city
market ground and a part of llyland's
elump. Representatives of the preiject wero
3iresent and spoke in its favor. They t-aid
that tho carnival was under tho auspices
of the Loyal Order of Moose. It was
proposed to hold tho same here from
iMay 31 to Juno 5. the week the 1'nlted
Commercial Travelers ot Now England
,h(.lr 'innlinl nnnt'unttm in 1, Lv'
It Is proposed to hold the carnival down
town because tho receipts will bo larger
and the business men will prolit much
more by tho affair. Only a part of tho
street will bo taken nnd there will be a
driveway left open. Tho shows to bo
Ijlven are said to bo all clean and unobjectionable
Tho aldermen voted to grant tho llcenso
subject to tho approval of tho street
TO SETTLE CITY'S SUIT
Tho caso against tho Employers'
Liability Assurance company brought by
tho city recently will probably be settled
accorellng to tho terms of a re-solutloti
ndoiitcd. Tho Insurance company men
tioned lnsuied tho Burlington electric
light plant against claims for damages
caused by Its operation but when tho city
ivas sued by the estate of John Leary
Homo time ago, tho company refused to
acknowledge liability on account of not
being properly notified of tho claim which
was that Mr. Ieary hael been electrocuted
ly ono of tho wires of tho municipal
plant which had become charged with a
powerful curri'nt. Tho case was tried in
county court nnd tno lary estate ob
tained a verdict, tho amount of which
tho city paid. Then the city sued tho
liability company. Lately tho liability
rompany hns offered terms of settlement
and tho offer was nccepted In a resolu-
Hnn wllteh wnj Jlflfint eil Inst nvf.ntni- no
'Resolved, That tho city attorno bo
and hereby is authorized to accept In
hnhnlf ef thn citv of Burllntrtoo thn mm
5t $2,913.22 In full settlement of tho case
sf the city of Burlington vs. the Em
ployers' Liability association and to
fllscontlnui said caas upon the payment
sf said sum."
TRACTION COMPANY WILL PAY.
For corns tlmo negotiations have been
against the Burlington Tructlon com-
r.ie.lts on ?Jeirth n.vpniif. Hint Mia wnrtc
leeessary bad been elono by tho street
election officers for special electloi
In ward five, $33; F. E. Dandrew, bulb'
lng Inspector, $100; Frank E. Lee, d
partment of building inspector, $2
John Fuller, killing 11 de(Ts, $11; J
Denning, maintaining eifflcc In Mar
$2.1; M. C. Grandy. postage. $."..fiO; Lai
Press, printing. $3.25; II. J. Kbanley
Co., supplies, $2.77; New England Tel
phono & Telegraph company, teb
i phones, $0.51; light department, light
lng College street clock, $4.41; Fre
Press association, printing and adver
tlsing, $03.4i; Max L. Powell, rent e
polling plnce. $10; Rurllitou Light .V
Power company, lights at polling plae.
in ward live, 50 cents; Edward Snydei
S3; George A. Hall, use of chair ami
tables, $14; light department, lights a
city and Memorial hnll, $14.10; Bur
lington Light .t Power company, gas
at city hall, 11 cents; street depart
ment, removing ashes, $2.50.
CLERGYMEN IN SESSION.
April Jle-ethiK of WIimioxM ANNoelntlon
of C'miltregallonnl MliilMtera.
The Winooski Association of Congrcga
tlonal Ministers held Its April meeting
Monday In tho parlors of tho Collego
Street Church. Dr. S. G. Barnes pre
sided In th" absenco of tho president
nnd called the lne-etlng to order at eleven
o'clock in the morning. A paper was read
by Professor S. F. Emerson, his topic
being "The Dlvlnn Ideal for Humanity
as Presented In the Fourth Gospel." Tho
reading of the paper was followed by
extensive discussion and comment by tho
members, following which adjournment
wns taken to the Hotel Vermont for
luncheon at 12:30.
At tho afternoon session tho Rev. C. H.
Smith, superintendent of the Vermont
Anti-Saloon League, read a review of
Professor E. A. Ross's book entitled "Tho
New Conception of Sin." Following the
review the remainder of the afternoon
was given over to a general discussion
of tho subject.
land, Mrs. Frank LaBello of Essex Junc
tion, Miss Anna Gurre, P. H. Burgen
and Mrs. M. F. Flanagan of Montpoller.
The following musical program was
rcndereel by the convent choir:
Prelude, "Prayer" Gounod
Processional, "O Glorlosi." Montanl
"In Exltu Israel" Gregorian
Violin solo, "Last Dream of the Virgin"
"Vcnl Creator," trio Bart-Schmld
"How Lovely Are Thy Tabernacles,"
Rev. Ludwlg Bonvln, S. J.
"Queen of Heaven Rejoice,"
"Blessed Are tho Puro In Heart,"
F. H. Hodges
Profession hymn, soprano solo and
Soloist, Miss Knthorlne McCaffrey
Eye Hath Not Seen," unison choru3
from "Holy City" Gaul
To Deum Laudamus" Gregorian
Ecc0 Quam Bonum" Gregorian
Recessional, "Allegro Maestoso". .Gounod
LARGEST SUNDAY SCHOOL.
Thnt of Methodist F.plscopnl Church
linn 1.007 MembcrH Enrolled.
Burlington claims tho largest Sunday
school In Vermont. It Is that of tno
'.Methodist Episcopal Church and Its mem
bership roll totals 1.W7. Tho banner at
tendance fur tho year ivas 407. It has a
cradle roll of ?0 members and a very
arge homo department. Tho total col
ection wns JWU; amount given for mis
Ions, $1C0; raised for Christmas presents,
1. Tho bills of the school are all paid
id thero is a balanco In tho treasury,
ist year 2fl probationer!, wero given to
ic church ajid during tho past live
inrs the number of probationers has
en 12i. At tho annual meeting of the
nday school board, held Tuesday
nlng, the following officers were
encral superintendent E. P. Howe.
,dult superintendent The Rev. Dr. C.
-Superintendent of senior, intermediate
d Junior departments Ml&j Helen Hen
e. Superintendent of primary department
:iss Arietta Shlnvllle.
Superintendent of kindergarten depart
ient Miss Katherlne Coventry.
Superintendent of homo department
Ilss Mina Walker.
Superintendent ot cradle roll Mrs.
Treasurer J. Charles Arnold.
Awsistant treasurer 11. P. Prlndle.
Secretary W. J. Hollls.
Assistant secretary Miss Addto Wright.
Secretary adult department Donald
Pianist Miss Hnzel Cole.
Musical director 'Mrs. Ella Hodgo3.
himself. Sherman U. Mouiton succeeds
Charles F. Black as city grand Juror.
Edward Lavnlteo ouccecds Arthur T.
Chllds as pollco commissioner. Thn now
light commissioner in Claudo t. Graton
In place of P. J. Enrlght.
Tho now board of nldormcn was called
to order by City Clerk M. C. Grandy.
The aldermen Immediately proceeded to
ballot on the choice of n president for
h comlrr year. There wero two candl-
1 dates, Alderman Roy B. Lamson and
Alderman Eugene A. Luck. Mr. luck
won, obtaining six votos to Mr. Lamson's
five. There wero but U members present,
as Alderman Woodbury is absent from
As soon as the board had organized a
committee consisting of Aldermen Grat
ton, Mansur and Dwyer wns nppolntod to
notify Mayor A. S. Drew of tho fact nnd
escort him to tho council chamber. Mayor
Drew then read nls message In which he
cnlled attention to the work of tho va
rious departments and stated that It was
plain to be seen from vlowing the finan
cial situation of the city no extrava
gances could be Indulged In during tho
coming year At tho conclusion of the
message the board adjourned.
CITY OFFICIALS ELECTED.
The city council wa3 then called to ordor
In executive session for the purpose ot
electing city officials. Tho list elected Is
City clerk M. C Grandy.
City treasurer and trusteo of tho United
States dc-poslt fund L. C. Grant.
City attorney A. L. Sherman.
City constable .lames S. Denning.
City engineer and surveyor F. O. Sin
clair. City grand Juror Sherman R. Moulton.
Street commissioner for three years F.
Water commissioner for threo years
Cemetery commissioner for threo year;
Light commissioner for three years-
Claude D. Graton.
Fire commissioner for threo years F.
Police commissioner for threo years
Library commissioner for threo years
C. C. Wilson.
Fire warden W. Grant Thomas.
Inspector of wires and superintendent
of flro alarm telegraph E. IC Pressoy.
Fence viewers F. O. Sinclair, Dennis
Pound keeper and hnyward J. A. Riley.
Thero wero some contests. For city
grand Juror Mr. Moulton received eight
votes and Martin S. Vilas four. For
street commissioner Mr. Burgess re
ceived seven votes and Thomas Reeves
five. For water commissioner Mr. Sim
ays received seven votes and E. O. Mltl
guy five. For police commissioner Mr.
Lavnlleo received seven votes, Arthur T.
Chllds two and O. A. Lndulto three.
MAYOR DREW'S MESSAGE.
Tho message of Mayor Drew to tho
board was as follows;
To the Honorable Board of Aldermen:
Th0 citizens of Burlington have con
fided their municipal affairs to our keep-
llness and good sanitary conditions.
During tho pnst year additional room
has been provided at the poor farm, so
that tho former crowded condition has
been relieved. Tho farm Is under com
petent management, the buildings nro In
fair condition, and tho overseer has con
ducted tho department mi economically
as posslblo consistent with proper caro
of tho poor. Espclal mention shoulel bo
made of tho assistance given to this de
partment by the several organisations In
tho city helping with tho work ot caring
for deserving people.
A city requires an efficient forco, men
of good character, of bufflclent Judg
ment in making arrests, guarding an
they are bound to elo tho ptaco of tho
community. I "hall endeavor to select
such men, It any are required, tho re
quisites of a nood officer.
A small lire assumes alarming prnpor-
lions l:i a short space of tln.o It be-
hooves us to keep In order all nppllaf.ces, .
which are a prot-otlon. We are Justly
proud of our lire department. ,
The zeal which it shows In upprcssln;
fires, nnd the standard rceju'.rol of Its
members, maintained, will continue to
mako It worthy of our confidence 1
Thero are EEv'cral matters in tho hands
of committees, which will require atten
tion, when those committees report.
Let there bo no discord among us, that
we may bo In union to In ar ami deter
mine all questions and work for public
Respectfully submitted, I
A. S. DREW, Mayor ,
Patrick II, C'llllliuiii Instantly Killed In
IlleM ntor nt Arlington.
Patrick H. Culllnnn was instantly killed
Wednesday Mirrh 31 In the refrigerator
works at Arlington when caught in the
elevator. Just how the accident occum d
is not known. Mr. Culllnan was a man
about CA years old and leaves a wife,
son, and daughter.
AMMUNITION FACTORY EXPLOSION.
A slight explosion at tho powder plant
of tho Robin Hood Ammunition company
destroyed one entlm building at 1:20
Wednesday, March 31, and Injured one
man, Julius Luman.
INVALID 12 YEARS.
Miss Mary Boutwell of Gaysvlllo died
Tuesday, Man h ."A after 12 years of In
validism. She had been continent to her
bed with spinal weakness. She had call
ers and correspondents and was able to
write when bolstered up in bed, which
was the nearest to an upright po-ition
she had been able to assume in all tho
years of her illness. Her constant com
panion was her sister, Miss Lura Bout-
well, and they mado their homo with
their brotlii'r, Ellsha Boutwell, a soldier
of tho Civil war. None of the tluee ever
POVERTY OR PROSPERITY.
(From the Manufacturers' Record.)
Rradstreot's reports that 1314 showed
that tho number ot failures was tho ' lng and I avail myself of this occasion
largest In tho history of the country
slnco tho organization commenced com
piling tho statistics of business Inter
to directing your attention to tho va
rious branches of the service and to
thank our constituents for tho flattering
ests. The total number of failures for trust they have Imposed unon us.
tho year was 1C.750, an Increase of 2.2O0 , Gentlemen. I hope to merit their expec
over 10o7, tho punlc year, In which wo tatlons.
thought tho country had almost reached Tho policy which should govern us
the- high-water mark of business ells- bi,oulrt 0O liberal one toward thoso en-
lla' terprises which render tho city desirable
SISTERS TAKE THE VEIL.
Solemn Ceremony In Chapel of Mount
Saint Mnry Arnilemy.
A solemn ceremony took place Tues
day In tho chapel of tho Sisters of Mercy
of Mount Saint Mary Academy when
four young Indies were clothed In tho
habit of the order and threo took tho
first vows. Tho Very Rev. Joseph F.
Glllis, V. G., officiated nt tho ceremony
In the absence of tho Rt. Row J. J.
Rice, D. D., who wns unexpectedly call
ed away. The Rev, J. M. Kennedy of tho
Cathedral was tho master of ceremonies.
Present In tho sanctuary wero tho Rov.
T. J. leonaril ot Mlddlebury, tho Rev.
J. I. Rand of Winooski, tho Rev. Eu-
geno Cray of Brandon, tho Rov. F. A.
Welch of Orwell, tho Rov, Bernard Mc
Mahon of Rutland, tho Res'. W, J. Ray
mond of Sholburne, tho Rev. Father
Ilcndy of tho Cathedral and tho Rov.
Father Vli'iis, S. S. B., of St. Michael's
Collego. Tho Rov. Father Cray prcach-
e-d tho sermon.
Tho rlsters who took vows wero Sister
Mary Clotllde, Sister Mary Marcella and
Sister Mary licrtlllc Tho young ladles
who received tho vhlto veil wero Miss
Hilda Cotnolr of New Bedford. Mass.,
Miss Mary O'Brien of Jemesvllle, Miss
Augusta Glllis of Prlnco Edward Island
and Miss Elizabeth McMulla of Middle
Friends from out of town present wore
Miss Elizabeth Cassldy of New Bed
ford, Mass., Mr. and Mrs. L. N. Cotnolr
of St. Germain do Granthan, P. Q., Mr.
and Mrs. Michael McNulla, Helen and
Agnes McNulla of Mlddlebury. Miss Cath
erine Reynolds and Mies Mary Reynolds
of Bellows Falls,' T. F. Brady, Rosa
Brady, Anna Brady and Marlon Brady
of Bakersfleld, Maria Brady ot Enosburff
Falls, Mr. and Mrs. John O'Brien and
Gcoree O'Brien of Jonesvllle. Mr. and
Mra. J. D. 'Brlen of Springfield, Mass.,
Miss Anna Slattery, Mrs. John McGuIrn
and Miss Claro Lynch of Montpcllor,
asters. The aggregate amount of
unities oi lauures in vvi, eiua 10 me aa a residential and business center,
failures of many large concerns, was avoI(1ng extravagance which Is always
somewhat greater than In 1914. but this detrimental to tho permanent prosperity
Is an unfortunate record against last ot a cjty
year In that it shows that the disasters , AJ,ow m'o 0 presont fof yQUr cons,(lpr.
of the year were widespread and affec - a,on a condensed statement ot the finan
ce! the small as well as tho larger bus . ca, affars BtlDmtted by tne trcas.
(ho failures in 1014 wero about fiO per
cent greater in numbers than the fail
ures In 1007.
This Is a sad record of disasters. It Is
an Indication of tho widespread depress
ion which now Unds expression In tha
hundreds of thousands of Idle people
who walk the streets of the towns and
Resources, January 1, 1015 $110,507.20
IJabllitles, at samo date 163,072.10
Excess of liabilities over re
sources, January 1, 1915 SS.tfl.SQ
Estlmateel expenses for 1913 42O,S3".O0
Estimated receipts 00,900.00
To bo raised by taxation 3iS,930.00
cities ot the country, vainly socking ' Wth a grand list the satno as the last
work. It Is an unanswerable argument , "' "-'
against the theories of those who have
mer Mayor James E. Burke as a basis
talke! about unshackling trade and'"' e expenses eur wie jear, ii. is
commerce and developing the prosperity ' nl!l,n to see tnnt no extravagance can be
of tho nation by a tree trade propa- i Indulged In, especially when nttentlon Is
gan(ja, called to the fact that In addition to the
Theso facts should causo tho country aforesaid estimated expenses, when the
Pel union station now in process or erection
Tho "ads" are the "White Papers" of
tho stores In which tho reasons nre sot
forth for nil unusual buying opuortunl-
I Patrick fuinlskv. Hdivanl Cumlskv nnd
U-partment and that tho Traction com-1 James F. Cumlsky ot New Yeirk city,
to pauso and study tho situation.
theories may be vory beautiful, but whon
they run against stubborn facts of this
kind thero Is nothing leift of tho theor
ies. Tho facts still live. A celebrated
erator who was onco enunciating somo
beautiful theories, was told that tho
facts did not support his argument.
"Facts," said ho "embarrass me." Ho
was willing to admit that facts, con
trary to his arguments and theories, did
embarrass him. but many of tho public
men of to-day prefer to shut their eye
to facts and to fondlo with delight their
What answer will tho millions of peo
ple In this country, whewo loss of busl
newa nnd of profits and of employment
are tho staggering facts of tho day,
mako to tho theories of tho politicians?
Every man may well ask hlmsolf:
Do I want poverty or prosperity?
A truly, modest boy or girl of 16 with
A republican who admires President Wil
son. A truiburban woman who never mention!
A cheerful railroad president
A cheerful professional humorist.
A Christian Scientist with a toothache.
A baby who doesn't resoraMa any on
else In th family.
A silent congressman.
A floorwalker who dosn't look; like on.
A p!eeant trolley-car conductor. Life.
Is completed tho city of Burlington will
have contributed toward Its cost, by or
der of court, tho sum of $15,000, therefore
from tho above statement It appears that
a higher tax rate will bo required to
meet tho full expenses of tho city for tho
The annual city report which must bo
familiar to you, nnd which gives the
condition of tho several departments,
makes It unnecessary for mo to go into
detail at length.
Tho city having acquired access, by
way of Collego street, to a frontago of
about ono hundreel sixty feet of lake
front, for a sum in round numbors of
S,0no, will glvo tho city an opportunity
to develop a valuable ploco of property,
to bo put In commission when occasion
Progress along tho line townrels a now
station Is favorablo and ero long our cltl
r.ons will realize and appreciate an Im
provement in that section of the city, and
also a long and much nesded convenience,
to th public
This department appears to bo In a
Besides the flv per cent required by
th charter, fcoaountla to C743.S6, thr
wu put Into the slnklnc fund th sum
of S,U3.. making a total of S,S53.4
addition to th tinkler fund for th yar
ELECTRIC LIGHT DEPARTMENT.
Tho report of Messrs, Roso and Hub-
ASKS FOR INJUNCTION.
ViiIiIIkIut of Lust Year's Directory
Claim Infringement nf IlIghtM,
Tho H. A. Manning company and W.
Harold Wnlte, between whom thei.- seems
to be a difference, as to which has the
right to publish the city directory, ate
the subject of proceedings bremght in the
Chittenden county court or chancery.
Tho Manning company, which printed the
city directory last ye-ar, also the one
for Glens Falls, N. Y., clalni3 that L. P.
Walto it Co.. who formerly published tho
city illivctory In Burlington and Glens
Falls, transferred their entire rights to
the Manning company. It further claims
that tho Manning company Is now getting
out a directory of the city ot Burling
ton and that W. Harold Wnlte, a son of
L. I. Wnlte, Is doing the same thing.
In view of tho fact that Mr. Waite is
well acquainted with tho people of Bur
lington, having worked in the sumo busi
ness In this city for somo time, tho
Manning company claims that ho Is doivig
them damage mid Is mliivpresentlng u?
stating he Is doing tho work of L. P.
Walto & Co.
The petition of the Manning company
sots up that tho merchants of tho city
who have advertising space In tho
directory and thn purchasers of the direc
tories do not want two publications and
that tho Walto publication Is an in
fringement of Its rights. It therefoio
asks that W. Harold Walto bo enjoined
from publishing his dlroctory and dis
tributing tho same.
aro the biggest frauds of all SU Joseph
jlbard, auditors, ehowa. utter, cliarfflne oK Nxwa-Ptetfw-
VAI-UI3 OF MISTAKES.
Tho people who makes mistakes lead
tho world. Tho perfect peoplo work for
thorn, running errands and counting
columns of figures. Every great and
serious truth has an obverse side which
13 also truo. Professor William Jones
was tho greatest psychologist of our
time1, but tho best ho could do In defin
ing truth was this: "The truth Is simply
what will work." Whatever Is may not
necessarily bo right, but whatever It, Is.
That Is tho main point. Anel It Is every
man's Job to accept tho Is-uoas and got
down to business.
Most men hnvo the wrong location, have
taken up tho wrong professioii, have fall-e-el
to Improve) tho opportunities for Mil
cation they hud In youth, hnvo not mar
ried tho women Ideally sultod to thorn,
have not tho money, Influence and posi
tion they need to show what's In thorn.
And they nro of two classes. Ono class
sits around tho loafing places nnd tolls
Its woes, and whittles, nnd pities Itsolf.
Tha other plucks up, forgets It, takes tho
situation as It Is and makes the best of
Tho genius Is not tho man who never
made mistakes, who had his chance
thrust on him, who was endowed and all
that; he Is tho man who had no chance
and was not gifted, but who took the
raw material of life and fate as ho found
It and made somothlng flno out of It
The only lrfevt person I will ever meet
Is tho perfect finil, Tho faultless they
Don't Forget to Make Your
Selections from This Solid Car
load oi Japanese See Grass
that has just reached us and is being fea
tured on our main floor. There are Rockers,
Tables, Chairs, Pedestals, Wastebaskets,
etc., made up in just the prettiest styles you
can imagine. This Japanese Sea Grass
Furniture is all re-inforced with iron. It is
rigid, durable and comfortable. It will
change the complexion of your entire home
and add an air of quietness. Prices are very
reasonable, ranging from $6.00 to $10.00. It
will be a pleasure to show you.
We are Vermont State distributing
ap;ents for the
Ohio Standard Electric
The most perfect Electric Cleaner ever built.
It's very special advantages are these:
1st It is perpetually guaranteed.
2nd. Although the power is turned on by the handle
there is no handle switch and no connection of handle to
3rd. The motor is removable.
4th. The dust bag has but one opening and can be
emptied in the parlor without soiling the hands or distribut
5th. Is equipped with a spiral brush that will posi
tively remove lint and ravclings.
Gth Has a motor that is almost noiseless.
These and a score of other new features
place the Ohio Standard in a class all by it
self. To anyone interested in a perfect
cleaning machine, the equal of which we do
not believe has ever been placed on the mar
ket, we would like to demonstrate this
cleaner. You may not have thought of buy
ing. We will not urge you. We just want
your candid opinion about the claim of super
iority. We want the opportunity to show
you the Ohio Standard in action.
A Lot of New Dressers
just arrived and placed on our floors. These
are mostly in the plain and quartered oak
grades. You'll find some exceptional bar
gains among them at prices like these:
$9.00, $11.50, $13.50, $16.50, $20.00 and up
Some Pretty Birdseye
In ordinary and Princess style, ranging in
price from $20.00 to $35.00. Chiffonieres to
match if wanted.
When Yonr Ready for a
We're ready to show you our complete
stock now on the floor.
The "Bohn Syphon" $45.00 to $100.00
The Arlington $9.00 to $50.00
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