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THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS AND TIMES: THURSDAY, MAY 8, 1919.
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BURLINGTON. VT MAT 8, 1915.
When you want anything, advertise In the
new special column of this paper. Some
bargains aro offered there this week which
It will pav you to read about. See page two.
Tttla papir has more than 215.000 readers
every week and ono cent a word will reaeh
It Is hardly strange that tho people of
France nrc adopting the great American
Came. They havo becomo so engrossed
In our young Americans In the flold that
It 1b not to bo -wondered at that they be
come enthusiastic fans when our boys ap
pear on the diamond.
News reports from Russia are hopeless
ly confusing. First the Bolshevist are
beaten, then they are sweeping all before
them. The Russian press censor must be
one of those men who at times are "too
proud to fight," and then again who are
helping to keep the world out of peace.
Murders are becoming distressingly com
mon In Vermont nt this particular time.
It Is worth noting In this connection that
Kngland believes tho persistence with
which it detects and punishes murder Is
accountable In no small degree for Its
small per cent, of assassinations. If we
aro Indifferent to the taking of life In our
midst, wo aro putting a premium on mur
der. Vermont must wake up In more ways
SBAIlCIIINn OUT BOMBERS
During the war with Germany we were
frequently moved by terrible stories of
bomb outrages against non-combatanta
In belligerent countries to thank God we
were not as other people, the subjects of
constant fear of unseen and unheralded
agencies of death in all sorts of unex
pected guises. During tho last few weeks
wo havo suddenly been precipitated di
rectly into precisely this same state of
terror, despite the fact that we are
wholly at peace with no declared enemy
within three thousand miles of us.
Moreover this monace comes to us In
connection with the most ordinary and
dependable of our branches of the pub
lic service, tho United Slates malls. So
far as possibilities are concerned the In
tended victims might as well be ourselves
as those to whom packages of powerful
explosives weiv vent. If your enemy so
desires, there is nothing to prevent him
from fixing up a bombing machine, like
The remarkable thing about all this is
that the sending of those bombing ma
chines through the mails strikes a blow
at tho pending of merchandise through
tho postofllce. Wo are all on guard as It
were against Infernal machines.
Under these circumstances It is grat
ifying to know that tho United States
authorities are not only using every avail
able means to discover the perpetrators
of thlB foul crime, but they are also
enlisting the co-operation of the Cana
dian government for tho purpose of fer
reting out these enemies of the entire
public. That these criminals are of for
eign sympathies is evident from the
fact that those to whom Infernal missiles
were sent were lnrgely Instrumental In
tho framing or enforcing of the esplon
ago act during the war.
Multiplying evidences of a systematic
campaign of terrorism, as shown by bomb
outrages, demonstrations against the gov
ernment for punishing men Who openly
fought the active prosecution of the war,
and tho moro insidious efforts of the so
called radical intellectuals have raised a
general demand for speclnl congressional
legislation for greater public safety.
It Is believed that some such meas
ure. Intended to supplant the espionage
act, which becomes inoperatrvo with the
tlgnlng of the peace, will be Introduced
nt the next session of Congress, whose
members are aroused by the revelations
now brourht to light with tho finding
of nearly a scoro of infernal machines in
tho United States malls, addressed to
men or national prominence. Members of
Congress, according to Washington des
patches, feel that such acts of terrorism
aro usually inspired in some weak or
criminal minds by a continued campaign
waged by men who manage to keep out
Rills bearing directly on the activi
ties of agitators were under considera
tion in the last sosHion of Congress,
Thoy provided for the deportation of
persons Interned and convicted of crimes
ngalnst the government. Another bill
provides for tho deportation of persona
who had taken out their first naturaliza
tion papora and rofusod to comply with
tho solootivo draft act. J. Mitchell Pal
mer, attorney-general, has had his as
sistants who were charged with the pros
ecution ot thesa cases prepare recom
mendations for new legislation which It
Is believed will effectively take the place
of the espionage act.
In the meantime 'most right-thinking
Americans will demand that strenuous
measures bo adopted to put a stop to the
Hprcnd of sentiments leading up to evil
acts of this character. Down with se
cret bombers of all klndsl
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pav If you have any task which, In the
nuiurn or inings, snoum do entrusted to
IMPORTANT MEASURES HANDLED BY MR. EDMUNDS
The editor of the Free Press is fortunate in having dis
covered in some old papers a manuscript, which evidently pass
ed through he hands of the late George Grenville Benedict
decades ago, and after being labeled by the latter was
filed away for use in connection with a future sketch of the
late United States Senator George F. Edmunds. These notes
are written in a hand which helps to show that they came
from Washington and were furnished by one intimately ac
quainted with the chief acts of the long public career of Mr.
Edmunds. The data is of so great historical interest and value
that we reproduce the same entire, with only slight modifica
tion. Our readers will note the bearing of the acts relative
to telephone and postal service, railway control and interna
tional developments, and other measures on issues before the
people of this country to-day.
The list is prefaced by the words, "Some of the important
measures with which he has been specially connected," and
it reads as follows :
The bill to admit Colorado as a State in 1866 with a con
stitution restricting suffrage to whites. He opposed it in a
speech on April 25, or 26, 1866, and Mr. Sumner publicly in
the Senate thanked him for it.
He was made chairman of the joint committee on re
trenchment in which he investigated and reported on all the
issues of government bonds, and paper money, which report
finally settled the question of the alleged frauds and over-issues
of the government during the rebellion. From the same
committee he reported and passed the tenure of office law.
In 1867 he was made a member of the committee on the
judiciary. From that time he was intimately concerned in
framing and passing the reconstruction acts, and their amend
ments, which came from that committee.
When the public credit began to be questioned and the
right to pay. all government debts in paper was asserted he in
November, 1867, introduced a joint resolution pledging the
public faith to the payment of the debt in coin and supported
it in a speech. The substance and almost the form of these
resolutions was made law immediately after General Grant
became president, and was (I think) the first bill signed by
The work of his committee on retrenchment led to getting
paid into the treasury about ten millions of dollars, the pro
ceeds of captured and abandoned property, which was being
rapidly returned to rebel claimants under Johnson's pardons.
He was a member of the select committee of the Sen
ate to provide for conducting the proceedings on the impeach
ment of President Johnson.
At Grant's first election he took an active and successful
part in excluding the electoral votes of the late rebel States
not yet readmitted.
He introduced and got passed the bill to stop paying the
late owners of slaves who had enlisted or been drafted in our
army during the rebellion, which payments were going on un
der an old law.
He was the first to propose and urge that no more money
be paid from the treasury to the subsidized railroads for trans
portation, etc., until they repaid what the treasury had paid
out for interest on the bonds, and he persisted in the effort to
bring them to pretect the United States until the ' sinking
fund act was passed, which the companies have been compelled
He reported and had charge of and carried through the
great civil and political rights act of May 31, 1870, which now
forms the principal body of the law on that subject. He did
the same in respect of the act to enforce the 14th amendment
of April, 1871.
He introduced and the Senate adopted the resolution which
stopped the further issue of bonds or land certificates to the
Unoin Pacific railroad in respect of branches and connections
with the main line.
He introduced and reported and managed the bill to dis
tribute the British Geneva award of $15,500,000 among the
proper claimants and excluding the insurance corporations
which had made profits on war premiums.
He was active in causing the Senate to declare before the
election of 1876 that the joint rules, which gave each House a
right to reject the vote of any State, and so, if in force, gave
the democratic House of Representatives a full negative con
trol, were no longer in force.
He reported from the select committee, of which he was
chairman, the electoral count bill under which Mr. Hayes was
practically installed as president.
He introduced the resolution adopted by the Senate pro
viding for putting in the appropriation bill means of hastening
the1 disposition of pension cases in the war department, and
again for providing for expediting the disposition of pension
cases appealed from the decision of the committee to the sec
retary of the interior.
In the time when the democrats had both Houses of Con
gress he vigorously resisted the measures tacked by them on
appropriation bills, repealing much of the republican legislation
for the protection of equal rights and fair voting in the South,
and the president vetoed the bill. The newspaper at the time
reported the saying of the veto message, that it was the voice
of Jacob Edmunds, that the hand was the hand of Esau Hayes.
He offered and the Senate adopted in executive session the
resolution calling on the president to terminate the last fish
eries and reciprocity treaty with Great Britain. The Senate
took off the injunction of secrecy from the proceedings and did
Mr. E. the unique honor of voting a request that he write out
the extemporaneous speech he had delivered on the occasion,
to be printed and made public in the Record.
He has introduced and supported the postal telegraph bill
(which in spite of corporate opposition will yet become a law)
which is designed to give the people cheap telegraph facilities
in connection with the post offices.
He passed and introduced the bill which has twice or
three times passed the Senate and is again pending, providing
the means of counting the votes and ascertaining the result of
presidential elections. , ,
He formed and introduced the bill which has, though
strongly opposed by claimants of vast grants, twice passed the
Senate and is again pending, providing for settling all ques
tions concerning all Mexican and Spanish land grants in a safe
and judicial way so as to make the small settlers under the
public land laws safe in their possessions.
He has brought forward and procured the passage of the
well-known Mormon polygamy laws under which at last real
progress has for the first time been made toward the suppres
sion of polygamy in this country.
He has reported the bill which has twice passed the Sen
ate and is still pending in the House of Representatives for inv
specting and facilitating the exportation of the meat products'
of the United States and with the important provision enabling
the president to defend our people against unjust action to
ward our products by other countries.
It has been stated in reputable public newspapers and
doubtless with truth, that Mr. E. was the leading supporter
of the treaty negotiated by President Arthur with the repub
lic of Nicaragua by which the United States would get the
control of the only practicable ship canal between the two
great oceans and so really dominate the commerce of the
The public papers say that Mr. E. has again brought the
subject to the attention of the Senate by a resolution reported
by him from the committee of foreign relations, and also a
proposition looking to the obtaining of a naval and maritime
station in the Sandwich Islands, making a halfway harbor for
our flag in the middle of the Pacific ocean.
He was an active supporter of the bill which passed the
Senate regulating interstate railway transportation and bring
ing these great corporations under the control of laws, and he
offered and the Senate adopted, the provisions in it securing
summary relief to shippers of freight against unjust treat
ment by the railways, and authorizing tho judges to compel
immediate obedience, whether the corporations appealed or
STRUCK BY AUTO
Klla, tho slx-yenr-old daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. II, g, Wright of St. .lohns
bury, was struck by an nuto Saturday,
tho fend'er of tho car hitting her on tho
forehead over one eye. She suffered
from a concussion. Sho wns wheeling
her doll in Its carrlngo when she saw an
auto approaching nnd In getting out of
Its way backed in front of another.
GAVE UP THEIR SIGNS
Some college boys returning b;' nuto
mobile from the University of Vrrmont
Mlddlchury gatno at Mlrldlebury Satur
day were halted In Fcrrlsburg by Select
man AV. II. Dean and mndo to glvo up
"Speed Limit Signs." The boys nrc said
to havo given the names of Hunt H.
Oldstock, Davis, Height nnd Carband.
Selectman Dean wns notified by tele
phone and when they reached his plneo
ho held them up. At first they refused to
show what they had covered up with
their lap robo, but after a little advice
thoy wero more than willing to settle
by giving up a sign and draining their
pockets of nil the cash they said they
had, amounting to fG.00. Thereupon thoy
wore allowed to proceed.
100 TAKE! DEGREES
Nearly 100 candidates took tho Knights
of Columbus degrees at Harro on Sun
day when the State degree team admin
istered the second nnd third degree work.
Over COO knights were In the city for tho
PRISONER HURT IN FALL
Edward Miller, 58, confined In tho
Bennington county Jnll at Bennington,
was Injured Sunday when In attempting
to descend to tho corridor from ono of
the cells on tho second tier he fell a
distance of about eight feet. Ho landed
on a cement floor nnd broke ono hip.
AUXILIARY TO HOSPITAL,
At a meeting of women nn auxiliary
to aid In the work of the Putnam Me
morial hospital of Bennington was
formed. Mrs. W. J. Meagher is presi
dent. Tho membership Is open to all
women of tho village.
GETS $20,000 VERDICT
Thomas A. Boyle, manager of The
Playhouse In Rutland, has won a ver
dict of J20.000 In hlo suit against The Bill
board Publishing company, alleging libel
in an article published by tho company.
The suit was tried In Washington county
court, Hudson, N. Y Mr. Boylo claimed
damages of $100,000, but the verdict as
rendered Is tho largest amount ever
awarded by a Jury In that county. The
libel In question was printed in tho Bill
board of the Issue of March 30, 1918, un
der the caption, "Strango Tactics of
Rutland, Vt., Theatre Man." The Item
went on to state that the Wlllard Tem
jilo of music was under contract to play
at the local Playhouse and that tho
contract was broken by Mr. Boyle. This
the plaintiff alleged tended to Injure
the business of tho plaintiff and also
intended to injure his reputation among
thearlcal persons and concerns. Tho
plaintiff claimed that from the Item the
Inference was drawn that ho was dis
honest. Mr. Boyle was on the stand
for a long time nnd be proved conclu
sively that there wns no contract ex
cept that which was kept In Its entire
ty on his part.
MRS. COLUMBUS SMITH DIES
Mrs. Harriot P. (Jones) Smith, widow
of Columbus Smith, died nt her homo
nt Mlddlobury Friday night at the ago
of SO years. Under the will of tho late
Columbus Smith the Immense estate, of
which Mrs. Smith was to havo tho use
during her lifetime, Is to be used for
an old ladles' home. The property con
sists of a beautiful stone mansion, fine
farm buildings and about 700 acres of
land. Mrs. Smith la survived only by
nieces and cousins.
BRATTLEBORO WOMAN A SUICIDE
Mrs. Mary Johnson, aged 04, wife of
Andrew Johnson of Brattloboro, com
mited suicide by hanging herself. Mrs.
Johnson had been suffering from sleep
lessness, which Is thought to have been
the cause of her act. Sho is a native
ROBBED GAS METER
Three dollars and a half and two
ham sandwiches was the complete loot
secured by a burglar when he gained
access to E. Letourncau's lunch room
In Barre, known as "Tho Hole In the
Wall." Tho money was stolen from a
LOSES SPEECH AND HEARING
Mrs. Don C. Stiles of St. Johnsbury
has heard that her husband, who has
been for some time In London but Is now
In Coblcnz, Germany, lias lost both his
voice and his hearing, probably due to
chnngo in climate. While at his work
in a bank ono nfternoon soveral weeks
ago, he begun to be nffected, the condi
tion gradually becoming worse.
THEIR SILVER WEDDING
Postmaster and Mrs. John C. Stewart
of Cultlngvlllo observed their silver
wedding anniversary last Wednesday
nnd their friends gave them a reception
In tho public hall of the place.
FIRE IN RUTLAND
Klre of unknown origin damaged tho
house owned by Iver nud Ora Fitz
gerald In Rutland Friday, neighbors
discovering tho blaze ns flames shot
from tho roof
RUTLAND VITAL STATISTICS
Twcnty-uino deaths occurred in Rut
land during April, Ono was caused by
Influenza, but pnoumouia led with four.
Fifty-seven cases of mumps, '.'I of
chlckon-pox, nine of Influenza, and five
of measles, wero reported to tho health
officer during tho month.
OPERETTA NETTED J230
Approximately $230 was netted from
the production of tho operetta, "Tho
Bo'sn's Bride," presented In Rutland
by pupils of tho high school.
STATE FAIR IN SEPTEMBER,
After a recess of two years, the Ver
mont State Fair will be held this year
Septembers, 10, 11, nnd 13-wlth this
early Indications pointing to tho best
State fair over hold.
HOW PAUL GORDON DIED
From Philip C. Duuchames of New York
City, Mr. and Mrs. John W. Gordon of
Barre havo received tho information
that their son, Paul Gordon, who died
In a German prison, was captured
while removing the wounded nt a hotly
contested point on tlj.o Hlndonburg lino
eight miles from Poronno and due cast
from Amiens. Ho wns one of five men
of his unit who volunteered for the
dangerous work nnd all flvo wero ro
eommended for citation. It was while
thoy wero In ndvanced territory and
unarmed thnt tho German counter
attacked and swept In this little group
of volunteer stretcher-bearers. Tho
five were tnken prlBonora, of course,
and wero removed to a place called Rock
(whether In Gennnny or France Is not
cer.taln), and It wbb there thnt tho
four survivors of the group of five saw
Paul Gordon for the last tlmo. Private
George Nash of Urooklvn. N. v.. nn
!nf tho five, related on his exchange hv
the Gormnnn that Paul died of oxposuro
ami from tho neglect of a slight wound
which ho received on Sept. 27, tho day
of his capture.
13R. HOLnitOOK DIES
Dr. Henrv C. Hnlhrnnv.
eiirred nt Concord, N. II., wns born at
mcsi i-airice, Vt, September 12, 1859. Ho
was prominent In Masonry.
COLT FLUNGED ON TO WAGON
As Mr. and Mrs. Cleveland Hood and
small daughter wero returning to their
homo In Topsham, a colt thoy wero lead
ing plunged on to tho wagon overturning
It nnd throwing the occupants out Mrh.
Hood suffered a fractured wrist, and tho
ohcrs wero bruised.
GIVE BENEFIT CONCERT
Tho musical talent of St. Johnsbury or
ganized for the purpose of giving a bono
flt concert In the Methodist Church for
tho local Baptist Church, whoso pastor
has been 111 for a number of weeks.
MAY AID FOUNDRY CO
The board of trado of Windsor Is consid
ering giving aid to tho newly organized
Windsor corporation In establishing lt
eolf In that village.
ESSEX COUNTY COURT
In a suit brought as n result of a con
troversy over some hay, a verdict of $275
has been given Peter Marsh ngalnst Ab
nor Rutledge, In Essex county court. An
exceptionally large dockot has been some
what diminished by settlements.
BI-STATE EDUCATIONAL CLUB
A meotlng of the Bl-State Educational
club of Vermont nnd New Hampshire was
held at the Woodstock Inn last Saturday.
After a luncheon the business was taken
up. The chief topic of discussion was
"Tho Vermont System of Education as
Compared with That of New Hampshire."
The club voted to hold a second commun
ity Blng, which will be neld at Hanover,
N. II., May 29.
Frank C. Heath, K8, a native of Crafts
bury, until his retirement a few years
ago, an lnvontor, dropped dead a short
distance from his home. 104 Salem Btreet,
Woburn, Mass., from heart failure. He
had Just returned after witnessing the
26th Division parade with his wife and
daughter, Marjorle, a nurse, recently re
turned from service In Franco. They
remained In Boston for the theatre,
while he proceeded to his homo atone.
Mr. Heath had lived In Woburn eight
years. Besides his wife nnd daughter
he leaves two sons, Harold, now abroad
with the tank corps, and Ralph, a civil
engineer, located In Kentucky,
HIT BY TRAIN
W, H. Bowkcr of Lyndon Center was
severely Injured when hit by a Boston
& Maine special train from the north
carrying a theatrical troop. Mr. Bowker
Is quite deaf and was walking beside the
track about a mtlo south ot Lyndon.
One arm was broken between the elbow
and shoulder and one foot was so badly
mangled that amputation was necessary.
, THIS AND THAT
Spauldlng Glee club gave a concert at
Barre last week.
D. D. Snyder. Rutland new civil engi
neer, began his work May 6.
The Rev. J. H. Blackburn has resigned
as Baptist pastor at Fair Haven.
There were 14 commitments to tho
House of Correction at Rutland during
The Rutland police made 14 arrests
during April, most of them for intoxi
cation. Only one application for a license has
been made of the license board at St.
Mrs. Robert E. French has been
elected president of the St. Johnsbury
Dr. D. J. Carroll of Vergennes, re
cently discharged from service, is to
practise in Rutland.
The annual convention of tho State
Federation of Women's Clubs Is to bo
held at Barre In June.
Friends surprised Mr. and Mrs. J. C.
Bcrnor of Forestdnle on their 20th wed
ding anniversary lost week.
Amos J. Burhank of Weathcrsfleld. 64,
committed suicide by shooting hlmsolf
through tho head.
"The Rose Girl" Is to be given at St.
Johnsbury late this month for the benefit
of tho Y. M. C. A.
Oscar W. Corse, master mechanic at
the bobbin shop In Chelsea, has Inherited
$30,000 from the estate of an aunt.
Private L. W. Schultz, former manager
of tho Playhouse. Montneller. Is nnw with
the army of occupation at Triers.
Guy C. Roberts of Barre, member of
Canadian Field Artillery, was recently
decorated with the British military medal.
The Altrurlan club of Springfield raised
$99.20 with a tag day April 20, tho
funds to be used for a welcome for tho
On the return from service of Frod
E. Dow of Plttsford a family gathering
was held which was attended by 38
The Sons of Veterans and their
auxiliary are to give a ehlckcn-ple din
ner nt Rutland Thursday for all returned
soldlors nnd sailors.
Sixty men gathered at Graco Episcopal
Church at St. Johnsbury Tuosda April
29 and In 45 mliuites raised $12,000, re
ducing the church debt to $8,000.
Fred Reed of Newport was buried by
a cavo-ln at the slto of the Renihan
block in Newport, where extonslvo re
pairs are being made. A fellow employe
rescued him In time.
Ill:OOIU XWIBKB OP nnKKUINC.
Even greater than the
of breeding sows on farms In the United
Slates a year ngo, the number op April 1
this year roached tho unprecedented total
of 9,970,000, according to the bureau of crop
ehumaies, united State department of
agriculture. While the
the whole country over last year Is only
0.3 per cent, them w.ra .... u. .. .
than this In most of the States nnd as
high ns 8 per cent., In California.
Diminished numbers In h ,,.
States of Iowa.. Missouri, Nebraska, Lou
isiana, and Oklahoma
loave baroly a gain to tho United States
an a wnoie.
Under the pressure of the necessities of
the war the breeding- sown a i
1, 1918, had been raised 9.5 per cent over
mi. a romarKntiio evidence of the ex
pansive power of swine numbers In
practical farming operations j and that
this extraordinary Inemnun in .. .......
should have been held the next year, nnd
even a little exceeded, Is a notable fact
In awlno history.
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a young man can make?"
When asked this Question.
we always answer :
The habit of thrift.
It costs self-denial,
discomfort, and untiring will power,
It pays self-rGsnppt.
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THE STORY TELLER
THAT BREEZY WESTERN WAY
They were playing poker In a West
ern town. One of tho players was a
stranBer, and was RettlnK a nlco trim
ming. Finally, tho stranger saw one of
the players glvo himself three aces from
the bottom of the pack.
The stranger turned to the man bc
sldo him and said "Did you see that?"
"See what?" asked the man.
"Why, that fellow dealt himself three
aces from tho bottom of the deck," said
"Well, what about It?" asked the man.
"It was his deal, wasn't It" Tlt-Blts.
"That's how wo do things In the
army," said Tommy, pointing to a news
heading which bore tho words: "Five
Hundred Germans Drowned In Cham
pagne" "Got nothing to beat that in the
navy, I'll bet." "Oh, haven't we," re
torted his sailor friend. "My lad, that's
nothing at all. In that last affair along
tho Belgian coast we sank three German
submarines In port!" Troy Times.
"There's such n thing as being too
wise," rn'il Chief of l'ollce Butler the
other "Indeed, that Is how wo
catch ,y thieves. Thoy are too
clever . , It gives them away. They
remind inn of tho now clerk In the seed
"Some ono, Just for a Joko, nsked for
snmo sweet potato seeds. Tho clerk
hunted nil through tho seeds, nnd flnnlly
found no sweet potato seeds, and finally
appealed to the boss.
"Tho latter explained that ho was be
ing klddod nnd cautioned him about not
letting smnrt Alecks put anything over
"A few days Inter a lady entered the
store and asked for somo birdseed.
'"Aw, go on,' grinned the clerk, 'you
can't kid me. Birds Is hatched from
eggs,' Los Augelos Times.
Mr. Feedwell enme home well pleased
with his achievement at tho employment
ngency. "I engnged two cooks to-day,"
ho snld. "Why two?" paid his wife. "We
need only one." "I know," said Mr, Feed
well, "but one comes to-morrow nnd tho
other a week from to-morrow."l'lttburg
CHITTENDEN COUNTY TRUST COMPANY, BURLINGTON
Be a Bond Holder
Invest In the Victorious Fifth Liberty
Loan Interest at 45i per cent. Your
country needs tho money to finish tho
H. J, noOTIT, PrraiAeat
U, O. WOUTUKN. Trtuum,
JutclAtxl, Burlington, Vt.
E. B. Taft,
A PITIFUL CASE.
xc-a. Lilt; uiit'iiii 11. 'i m nil m r nn in
strictest kind of a diet."
"Indeed! What Is It?"
I. - T I . . ...
I don t like, and no any more than
want of what I do." Boston Tran
script. AFFLICTIONS MADE USE OF
at good pay,"
he had Saint Vitus dance?"
IIIHV ;i MYnnnn. nnrt Ihnn trnr a aural
CAUSE NOT CURE.
Doctor "What you need most I
change of diet."
l.n, . ....
SUCCESS AT LAST.
Tho n I " vnllllr- ninn nnonlnr utt
Iniin' nnnnifli Mi ,., u I, - ntn.tll.,n A
Bponse. Stray Sorles.
t ry "linn. nn nl,l . t
dero Income to 8'jort do preachah""
"I rlftl. K'H. rn...l tt M
nil A.l T) . 1. 1t . 1 . ...
It wld bof foot." Boston Transcript.
Mrs. Holm Boddy "The bureau sent
mo another housemaid to-day, but sho
wouldn't take tho place."
Mr. Holm Boddy "I thought they sent
Mrs. Holm Boddy "Oh, sho was' Sho
swept tho room with a glance, and dust
ed." Town Topics.
JIOH J. ri.YWN. VIce-PrtaMeat.
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