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THE BURLINGTON FKfcJK FKESS AND TIMES: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1920 Tif vtirtctT rrten rnnsfl. "M ft copy, 'n tert for lt month. 1.8 P" 'TnvrXmrnt.nd 'iibscrlptlnns rerstvefl. t the office, lso college Bt"e.t. mi vertlslng rate sent on application. cjunts cannot t") eptned for ,"fh ?rdS. Xnro nit e'nuVVunV. p- inert In wived, nnd nil wwi are l0PP l'i!Xim!l n't" iWA wbMTh1S !?'n" lordV The date when the subacripl'on Tplrc,th SJS tfl''XVnrtp'Z; tnmf r receipt for remittance. No "J" 'cf"h;1 w,VuTnuS$" ehtfr th. r.rct ubscrintlon. . h ... when a rl.Rnc n? adrtren. l rfeIrfl. noire th old and new aJrtrreaei should bo given, Ti.r.tfs , .. I1.IH n rrnT tn PATH I OANAtlAt VEKWT.T irj.00 a year In artranee i km: rtins." aswk'IATIOk. rubUehers, Hurllngtnti. Vt. rrnMNUToN, vr.. nov. j i, mo wanter tthr- ;ir-i mat nr.jthlaif, advert! In the oanse committed against the light, with-l"l.-,' column nf hl paper. S r.lir? two. 'ih-T'Ih- if .'".'rdl (" tun wiix 'v'M i v v't f el idem Governor Cot iiilg'f.t with propriety move tn make it unanimous. It's nearly ao r.nyway. Now that woman has realty "BrrtTSd," tt Is truer than avor before thut the "ln dispensable mas" remains to b dlaaoy trcl The gsjne of football at Centennial J"io!d this afternoon between Vermont ar.'J Norwich will deaerre a record I rrowd. . Different candidates for tha speaker ship belncr "mentioned" in various Clrectlons. lUembers-elect who have never lorrtd In the I.egislDturo before will of so'..itio automatically drop out of tha list n; ..VKtlshle timber. Tim fitlAHAM PAIUION Tie fact that Horace F. Graham was re'Uoncert to Imprisonment for from 1 I've to ilght y.ip.rs for using the Sttno's I fj!in. vindicated ih good rame of trie i:e;ts of Vermont. Toe fact that tBe rentanoed mar. was immeliately par ilnr.e'l oy htt foccaeaor !n t.n Vcrroont sxcut'.ve i:hnm')er, taltcn In car.retllon with develonnte l.ad-i.g up f. thut net. Is a dttoctlv oppoeite Influence tor Iho good morals of Vermont. Wlir wee it done' j OIITSmE VIKM'S OX CLEMENT AND GRAHAM It Is not a pleasant tack to insist apon strict and Impartial Justice for a friend end fellow-worker, who has been found guilty of crime. Human nature, under mcli ciretinit.'inoei, seeks avenues for Ihc expression of sympathy. Friendship tugs at the. heartstrings. And then, as you pass among your fel lows of varying social grades and classes. you hear expressions that set you think-1 emor's part. Ing seriously of another side. "If he had "Either way the matter Is looked at, been a Battery street offender, he would there must have been a failure of Jus have been railroaded to prison." "There tlce In Vermont. If Horace F. Graham Is should be the same law and Justice for "O stainless a man as Governor Clem the high and the low." "Failure to en- ent's voucher seems to Imply, the courts force the law against a man In high of the State must have been the Instru-' position Is what makes Bolshevists." j ment of an attempted act of tyranny and You have doubtless heard comments lnjustlco. But all wfio know the State' like these as you hava passed In and Ideal of ecjual and exact Justice for all nit among men. If you have you have men will hardly credit such an assump leallzed that a far-reaching principle Is tlon as that. Tho distinct Inference re st "stake: that tremendous forces have mains that It would have been much been set in motion In Vermont during better to let tho law take Its course, at these past two years, and particularly during the past week. In a time llkn this, when local friend- satisfied, and if It be true that tho ex (hips and sympathies have full play in governor, ns Govornor Clement says, has ronnect'on with an Issuo like tho Gra- sufferod enough, to have set him free, ham case, it Is well for us to see how then as an act of puro mercy, and not In entirely disinterested authorities view the a manner to make the pardon a virtual rltuatlon. The Boston Transcript and the vindication." New York Times arc manifestly not bias- j Wo beltevo if the Graham case had or nd by local sympathies or prejudices 'or , curred In Massachusetts or Now York, by partv or factional feeling. mo?t Vermont newspapers would view The New York Times shows that thn the situation very much as do the Times terms used by Gov. Clement In pardon- and Transcript. The question Is not Ing Graham Is a direct unquestioned re- Graham's' guilt or even his adequate flection on Vermont's public morals. It punishment. The question now Is what W'' ' are the public morals of Vermont a re- "Always, when a president or a gover- j fleeted hy tho attltudo of official Ver nnr exercises his pardoning power for mont and the people as a whole toward any other reason than thar there has this embowlement by a trusted State of been a miscarriage of Justice In the flclal. The Times Hums up the whole rourts a miscarriage as a result tf which case when It asks If this outcome Is not a man han been punished for a crime he proof that our governors can do wlth did not commit or has boen punished out going to Jail, things that would mean mor feve-iily than, in the circumstances, i Imprisonment for individuals of less of 'ie deserved there is difficulty In find- ( "clal eminence. What an unprejudiced big ilther an excuse or a defenso that Is commentary Is the outside conception of adequate for the display of executive laalence. Inevitably there arises, in all t.uch rases, the criticism that one crim- 'nal hns rorelvpH mArtt tl.it I- Hn,lB4 n ..,v, ,w. 1V, , ' othnrs that the bandage over the ryes ' of the lady with the scales and th. smrnl ha, been ..ften at fnr . . .... . I her to see differences of one sort or an- I rther to which she blind. shouil be wholly "Thus Is warrant gvm somctlm for spying that there Is one law for rhe rich and another for the poor, sometimes that ihe members of the prlvlleged classes' tand by each other, and sometimes that ?omo kind of 'Influence' moHt often no. mical-has been used effecflv.w i ,11 these cases the consequence Is the ere-1 ,Crm of offlc but h bell"velJ a ntlng or Increasing of disrespect for the . not yot h,h 'nouh hat the State .aw-or questioning its Impartiality. "hould spend more money for tha pur 'Often and often, of course, these ac-1 poSB of furthr'nir the work of one of 'usatlons or suspicions are lll-foundee). , ,he moKi ,mPrlant of the State dopart ind the course of the executive, at worst, .! mentB- He 3lllu that in order to keep has illustrated only an honest and com- the yiAlnK frm,ra ,n e State, the nvr.dablc dolro to show mercy. Rut, farm roust l) madn ,0 :'o'a ns good an unfortunately, that desire may be unnc "nRomo " ftny other business, and money rompanlcd by duo appreciation of the nnd1 that direction Is a good fset that mercy and Justice are In a nat- '"vc"ent- ural and unavoidable conflict, ana that "Apparently Commissioner Brigham'fj between the twn there Is a No Man's, W1 lt"" roo!"n mohey Is only a part Land full or dangers. "It Is with thoughts llkn those Just -xritr,nt?ri that the pardoning by the pres nt governor of Vermont of his prede-j 1 -- . . . . . , . .1 -iror in u;una niuni ne approarneq. " "u lejiwrimi mm me Mfrnnr' Clsment congruous name JurtWs of the courts are Keeking un In-,n;-.:i to linvo found Justification for(cr,,a"e ln sa'T and that othor Stato of T.'fllfylng the dels'on of his State's Su- j Mcla, " qultely advocating Increases rme Court on tho very day that deel- 'or themselves. r.' Tt was handed down by what he calla, "Vermont salaries are small compared the great and valuable services to the w,,n other States, but tho Ht.-.te Itself Is late of Vermont,' which Govornor jamall, .smaller In fact than single cities rannm hsrt rendored while In office. jsa fltatoH. Tho high coat of livJii "J1"' before taking Hint off.'co, while Rtnte mt0Pi arnhnm had been guilty of ombeimlement. After Indictment and Wore trial lio mndo restitution of tha . ... ..... greater part of tho money ho had taken, but ho w convicted In the l court n.n( the Supremo Court sustained tho con- vlctlon' 'rtmt " verdlct wo f'"""1 ttml ,hat 11 C0U,d " n,h,n'f XCt,pt force the. law. The sentence was to Itn. "" of from fivo to Vtrht year. Before a ntngln day of this sentence hod been rerved, Governor Clement, on tho ground that enough punishment already had been Infllctocl, Grsham, being what he woo, gave him unconditional pardon and full restoration to citizenship. "In doing tills, tho i ovomor used, un questionably, a permitted discretion, but ' h.d ho been of another and Hlorncr tom I pnrament he would have snen Graham, I not ns a man deserving mercy, but as I one whose nln was tho more grievous be- out any 01 me excuses i '!-: van on mnas for criminals without his training;. In telligence or envlronniont. "Perhaps Oovernor Clement cave toina weight to the consideration that his Stute would be humiliated by bavin r one of Its as-governora in Jail. la tha fltate not mora humiliated by what aeema to be proof that Its g-ovemon can do without rolnc to jail thlngra which, whan done by men of lass official eminence, send them there to stay till their sentence has been eerrad?" Th Boston Transcript dlaeusaes tha morlts of the whole situation In a some what similar voln. It. however, find In Gov. Clement's action and language a reflection on both Vermont's eourta and public morals. It soys: "It my be matter of sound sympa thetic satisfaction to Oovernor Cienwit of Varmoiit, that he Is abln to set rx Gov. Horace P". Or ah am free, with a cer tificate of hlfh character and of rtlstln irulahed public servioo. In opposition to the decree of too Supreme Court of tho which had condemned the foimor governor to from five to o'nat yaarn in prison. We oamiot quettlos the motives of Oovmor Clement's heurt in the mat ter, oat tbero !s a grave reflection on the court In th tanna ot tUa Wter to Oraham with which the governor accompanies tho parCon. The letter, by quoting the' report of the auditors, which In effect covered up the financial transactions of Graham white State auditor, distinctly carries tho implication that he was wlth- tt offence. If this wero the case, what do" Justlco In Vermont amount to? Han tho Supreme Court condemned an lnno- cent man? Moreover, the high compll- mcnt which Governor Clement pays to the former governor in his letter leaves the Impression upon tho public mind of spotloss public service on the lato gov- least until such time as Its formal de mands may be supposed to havn been Vermont's public morals! SO '1'IMK TO INCREASE KXPEKSKR It la a poop time to boost wages and salaries in general when the great in ' ' ",unlry """" ,n" BtltUttA a vm.i,t PH !, wago and tho consequent cost of living. . 1 This U as true of a State as woll as of Individual concerns. The Hrattleboro Reformer takes occasion to Issue the foUowlns lilncly ni" h" lar aireciion. , "fn closing his address before the Bur lington chamber of commerce, 1C. 8. Brig ham, Vermont's able commlNMloner of Woulture had Increased during his of .a general move for an Increase of sal aries for State officers and employes, and for more money for use by the dlf- frent departments of tho Statu govern- mi I Tt la . ...... . . has mado tho salarlea of Vermont ofll crH proportionately smnller then tlmy have been. Tint It xlioitltl be remnmltcred that tho rost of llvliur Is likely to he reduced, while B.-ilailes of Stale oflleers are nevvr reduced, Once Increased a State salary Is stationary until another Increoso Is demanded; nnd the IcRlsla tors should bo cautlnus how they Increase salaries In tho face of reduced coats of llvli.g. ' "In tha case of Comnilnvloner Brlxham his statement that money expended for the purpose of retalnliiB tho young farm era In Vermont Is a good Investment will be well received Kcncrnlly. Quite as true and forcible. Is tho statement that inonny which does not accomplish the purpose for which It. Is expended 1m not a good lnvot:neti. The encouraRiiim.nt of ag riculture l! encoutngomnnl to tho basic Industry of the State and "taxpayers will endoi-'e xjiendltur -it Miibllu funds for It ao IVu n. It lirlin:i mtual reiultr r',l' It In ho?. ! To uinls'loiici' Kiihti e ''111 leniuns',r:a lo .he i)"np!e that n more (i!xpeiislve department nf agriculture will , Increase yoiini' and successful farmers in th? State before the increased ex pense and tnxatton are Imposed u;on I the tMpayers." Oovornor-to-lxi Ilartness has asked for more, aid for schools and roada and agri culture. We ned to bewnro that we do j not make the mlstaVc of assuming that me absorption of more money In salaries alone win be a step to make Vermont a State of enlarged opportunity for Ver mont youth. More practical Id and less red tape and officialdom Is ono of the Rreat nels of Vermont. CARE FOR GARDEN TOOLS Amnteor llortlcitllurlata Should t Unit Bind Hlnrv Tbt-ni Noiv ' iFrOm the St .tnunnh'u (-!,, .., v Where are the rr-dsoln tools now 1 that the gardening seamen lo over? Are thai ntrewn around the yard In 'rlft lass and unsightly fashion? Are they j thrown In a heap In some shed or b-x. scantily protected from thievery or the weather? Is the wheelbarrow mudcak eJ: aro hoe nnd sade covered with cor roding rust; the Itttlo tools burled un der old baskets and rubbish? And tho lawn mower, most expensive and often most abue&d of the homo lo: equipment what of its fate, and Its chances for practically unimpaired usefulnoJ.i next summer? j All of these things cost moioy, all of them will be noded ng'ln. next 3prlng. yet how many of them win be ruined or lost when a few minutes' time would save them? 1 Why not clean them up. rub them over with a little grease, oil any parts which should be oiled, nttend to small repairs and put them away s.ifely until needed? I And now that we are on the subject, j why not treat the marc expensive farm machinery to tho tame common sense I methods, giving It tho caro and protec tion from tho weather which its cost and usefullness would Indicate? Tho sav ing in money would lie considerable, and the added eonvenlenco In having things to hand and In good .shape next spring would more than compensate for the troubto. SHORT AND SH.vnP People wonder that after two years Europe is still In upheaval. It has tak en the South over DO years to omerge from tho bankruptcy which followed our great war Charleston News and Cour ier. The Essex Junction railroad station wns not burned, cifter all. Some people will feel sorry about that. Montpellcr Argus. The settlement of the British coal strike, which now seems, assured, will he another sad blow to I.enlne nnd Trot sky. Springfield Union. About the only thing that will make gasoline drop Is a leaky tank. Nashville Tennessceun. Acrordlng to the report of the treas ury department about one In every four people In Vermont has an account In a national bank, a record which beats all her New England sister states. Brattle boro Reformer. That was a reckless woman who shot at burglars stealing ehnmnagne from her j cellar. Why, she might havo hit one of the bottles. Philadelphia Record. THE STORY TELLER . NATURALLY The teacher was anxious to make a good showing before the County Super intendent, so when he .'inked the boy at thn ),.nil nf tVt ,.!..-.. - 1 . 1 ( ..... i.viuv. v.. Vl4ir iX lUiniUIl lit!) heart was light. 'Who was tho motlier m me great ncottlali Imro, Kabul t Bruce?" was the query There was no answer, so ho wont the rounds of the other pupils. At lan' tho teacher grew radiant with Joy, for tho boy who was standing at the foot held up his hand. "Woll, my boy," ald tho Superintend ent encouratflngly, "who waa she?" "Please, sir, Mrs. Bruce." Columbus Dispatch, SIGNS OF WEAKNESS Tommy was tho worst of a lot nf very bad boys at the little vlllatto school. Every day he worried tbe llfo out of hie unfortunate teacher. At last, however, came a day whon the teacher thought the ringleader had repented. "Tearher, j ho said, "I'm going to be a hood boy I to-day." "1 am very glad to hear it." smiled teaaher. "But why Is that?" "Well," aald Tommy, as If ashamed of his promise, "I don't feel very well to day." London Answers. THE HIGHER EDUCATION -Mrs. Brown was boring Mrs. Jones with wonderful tnles about her Willie. "Yes," she said, "he's top of his class this week, and his father Is going to take him to the zoo!" "Really," yawn ed Mrs. Jones. "We're sending Charles to college." Harper's Magazine. HE HAD ALL HE NEEDED One night, some, time before the out break of the war, wo note In Harper's, tho guard Inspoctor nt 11 military camp I in the South approached an Irli-h sentry. I who merely glanced it hlin and thon walked on. "Well?" Inquired the luxpeetor, who chenced to hi: n colnnul, In x tone in j tended to remind Ihe sentry of his duty. "Well," repeated the r"nu. "what Is It?" "Don't yoil want the countersign?" "No, I don't need It. The fellow In the guard tent give It to mo some tlnie ago, I got it all right." SPACE HEHEKVEII Tho Jocular old party was about to hoard a street ear on a pouring wet day. "Ah, conductor," he Inquired, "Is this Noah's Ark of yours full?" "No, sir,"' the conductor Instantly retr,n&fV. "there's Just room for tho donkey, Como on, nlr."Ladles' Homo Journal. HELD SEVEN WEEKS BY THE BOLSHEVIKI Joscnh Korotinnr Hn4 Thrilline .lustpn iverstincr una lnrining Experience in Getting His w:r ti ! rv..i f ri:t,u Wlfes Family Out Of Polish Russia Accomplishes Mis sion, and 11 Keach Burlington Captured by the liolshovlltl, held pris oner by them Tor .seven weeks nnd later freed on llm arrival of tho Polish troops are unino of tle experiences of Joseph ICerahnor of 152 Park direct, who Tues day returned with his wire's family from Polish Kuas.a. Mr. Korshncr reached New York Satur day on the S, p. I'laiirt" with hl wife's fainll" "Tio'itin if veil person" and arr'ved (n llurl.pgt y.i at. an o n ly hour Tuvny morning. .Mr. Keraiier left New York on July 10 last on the B. S "Krnonland," going direct to Southarnpion. England, from whloh piece h eullrd to Tanalg, the new Polish port. From Uanstg Mr. Kershnor went to Wuraaw, arriving there July 2S. The city at tho time of Mr, Ke.-Mmer'a arrival was In serious danger of being oaptared 07 tho Itolshevlkl, end he was warned by the American consul not to , attempt to go into in interior wnorc nis relatives ware. Tho city In which they re ldod was Wladlner-"vVolln7k. Mr. TCerahtier, in order to reach WladlneMYol!n2k, had to pats tho Bol flhevtk lines and upon orlvlng at the city of Wladlncr-Wollnrk was forced to reme.ln concealed in the eellHr of his rel-, lives' home during the aii?ht ot Aug-ist 7. while the Bolshovik troops were atorm- Ing th city. Later that night he waa found by the Red noldtere am', was brought before 'he Tied commander and. nrconllng to hN story, he was there put through a "third dsrc." He exhibited h.H nii'ticnn and Polish passports, hut Mr. Kershner alleges that '.hey wero Ignored by the commander who ordered hln: to be under arrest. Later, he was given the trecfiom of tho city but waa not abutted to leave 1. Mr Keratincr stated that the condition of the Bolfhevlkl was indescrlbnb'e. as bcth iftlcern and men were without necenrary riothlng and only a few of them were fortunate enough to have a pair of sboea. Mr. Kcrshner was ordered to report to' them twice while they oc cupied the city. In the early part of tho Bolshevik occupation Mr. Kcrshner stated that a thorough search was made of all houses and stores In the city, and that many articles were stolen by them, such as clothing, shoes, food and the like. During the Bolshevik occupation Mr. Kershncr had an opportunity to see and to note the actions of the Red troops with each other. He stated that there was no sa utlng between the officers anil enlisted men. and when they were addressing one. another, Instead of using a title, they tentlon by the city aldermen the other would u the word "Comrade" 1 day. The denartment has already over- Conditions grew so bad that bread drawn Its appropriation to the extent of made of oats, rye nnd corn by the ln- nearly $1,300 and estimates for the re habltants wns selling at ten rubles per malnder of the year will total nearly pound, about 25 cents In American money, , M.000. and was very scarce nt that. I ,. j The roles, when they advanced upon I CLOTHES AFIRE. FLEES AUTO the city, were accompanied by and a'ded His clothe? having become Ignited from by veteran French troops, who, accord- the scratch of a match upon his gasoline Ing to Mr. Kershncr, were very con- soaked trousers, Harry A. Young of Miles' tipleuous, owing to their light blue unl- Pond. Jumped from the automobile In forms and blue steel helmets. The city which he was riding with his wife and of Wladlner-Wollnzk was easily cap- friends, and rolled In the dirt In an ef tured by the Poles and French from tho fort to extinguish tho flames. The ma Bolshevlkl, aocordlng to Mr. Kershncr. chine ran wild and nearly crashed Into a Short'y after the arrival of the Polish troops, Mr. Kcrshner. with his relatives, moved by wagon to Warsaw, where, aided by the American consul, he at last, wlth a great deal of difficulty, succeeded In getting accommodation on the S. S. "Zeeland" and sailed from Antwerp, Belgium, on October 27. arriving In New 10m .ovemoer 0. nome iime ciwucu.iy was experienced at the Immigration sta tion on Ellis Island in the passing of Mr. Kershner'H father-in-law. who is an aged man. This was, however, accomplished and Mr. Kershner, with his e'even relatives, arrived ln the city yesterday morning. THE STATE GETS LIFE SAVING MEDAL Robert Frost, son of Mr. and Mrs. O. S. Frost of Rutland, has been awarded a medal by the Boy Scouts of America for saving Marccllus Parker of this city from drowning In July, 1910. OLDER BOYS' CONFERENCE Tho annual "older boys' conference" has been Invited to St. Johnsbury In January. Over '0 boys aro expected from all over Vermont. HURT IN AUTO CRASH Miss Lillian Cutting of Laconla, N. H Is in a sorlous condition as the result of a collision between the buggy In which she and H. II. Simpson of St. Johnsbury wire riding In St. .lohntdiury Thursday and an automobile ojKM'ated by F. C. Bullock of that place. PLANNED 50 GALLONS HOME BREW A. W. Clark of Barton, who was charged with being Implicated In moon shine distilling business. has been acquitted In Orleans County Court, but after a grilling he pleaded guilty tn grand larceny, tho object of his theft being a pair of autn tires. Ho was lined J30O. Ho wns believed to ho one of tho ring of moonshiners who havo been operating in Barton. So great has been the demand for "mountain dow" In Bar ton village and Its environs that stills have been regularly manufactured and sold In thn distillers. Jameii Goad, who until his arrest recently, nourished on Lowell Mountain, Is aald to have gone to n manufacturer and offered $2) for apparatus of sufficient capacity "to turn out 50 aallons a day. VOTES AT ?0 John lifan of St. Johnsbury was V years obi Novemh-r 2. Ho voted for Harding, hnvlntr voted thn Republican ticket since he was ill years old, He Is very actlvo and is a familiar figure on the strerts, SENTENCED FOlt SHOOTING Clarene. icing of Florence, whom a Jury in Rutland County Court recently found guilty of simple assault In connec tion with the .shooting of Arthur Dubcy nt Flr.rcnce In 131?, han been sentenced to not leys than three nor moi than Ave t.jrs in the Hours of Correction at Windsor. OLDiWr, WOMAN TO VOTE Mrs. Elizabeth Nowcomb of Thetford, who Is mi y,.,irB (,j(Ji vot,,(i m, Tuesday November : She waH probably the old est woman I11 Vermont to vote. GKTsliSr VERDICT In the tljortesl Jury rnhe ot Rutland County Court In some time, the Contl- l.intal Highways corporation of Illinois won a verdict ot VM from the' Rutland TluAtrtu, Ln l( ,.,. ), q.-',ctinn nf uicun advertising the Strand, theatre in that cHy- JIOTHISn SAVKS SON Tho mother of Harry I'mco, U, of Ilrooltlyn, N. Y., who stole tho auto mobile of Frank Houlla of I'lttsfonl, has been In lluttand and returned home with her wandering boy. Being 14 he could bo tried only In tho Juvcnllo court and tho Industrial court has sent Instructions not to commit anybody else Tho boy lm(1 ts,rU'a "1 for Canada, turned baclt, bobb(d up ,n ,,ro(,tor seoklnf marblo Job, and had como upon the automobile of Frank Koutla. Forthwith ho embarked 1,1 WRH overtnken and arrested. Friends notliled his mothor and she solved tha difficulty. I READING'S RRPItESENTATIVB The town clerk of Reading Informs tho . Free .Press that the representative I elected In that town last week Tuesday j is Wado Kcycs. ESCAPE SCANTILY CI,AI1 Tho family of Mrs. Anna U'alliridge of South Cabot were awakened the other morning by hearing the crackling of flames and had time only to escape scan tily clad from tho house The structure wan destroyed nnd lt contents totally lost. KIU.UD BOULDER William Savllle.' 29, quarryman of Sprlngflnld, was fatally hurt the other day In Amsden when a large boulder be ome dlslofiged and rolled down the hill. Savllto and another man saw the boulder coming and ran, but Saville fell and the bit stone cut off one of his feet nnd crushed tho leg to the knee. Ho died shortly aflorward from shook and loss of blood. LULL REDUCEB PRICES As a result of u lull n the granite In dustry at Barre. local clothint merchants offered fall and winter merchandise nf fcTetly reduced prices In an endeavor to f"uv" p'1 or large stoek on vrnvnvT mi5itr.i. EKMONT GIRL LI3ADS Minerva Blaroharfl of Springfield wlIJ ,he leaning part In "All of a Suddin 'Persy" to be nrese.ited by the urnmatlo club at t.ie College of Liberal Arts o Boston University on 19. She Is a senior and has' been promi nent In all dramatics. MAY RESUME RELATIONS Indications point strongly. It Is said, to a resumption of athletic relations between "oddard Somlpary and Spauldlng high Pcnooi of Harro which nave ceased for several years. With a new administration Insisting on high scholastic standing. It muy bo posslblo -,o bring tho seminary nnd other school teams together again. PROBE OAS RATES The Rutland Chamber of Commerce has appqlnted a committee to ask the right to examine hooks of the Rutland Rail way Light & Power company In relation to gas rates. The purpose Is to make an Impartial Inquiry before the organiza tion takes any action. CRITICISE FIRE DEPT. COST Criticism over the Increased cost of the fire department of Barre received at- steep bank. Mr. Young was badly burned. UPHOLD PRINCIPAL The trustees of Goddard Seminary up- hold tho stand of Principal Davison, who ruled that a standing of so must be ma'n- talr.ed before any of the students will be permitted to represent the school on any 01 me ntniotlc teams. ..EAR CENTENARIAN VOTES George W. Smith of Strafford voted at tho general election last week, though he Is 98 years old. He rode six miles in order to east his vote. Jasper H. Hard ing of the samo town, who Is 03. walked two and a half miles to the polling place. ATTACKED HIS MOTHER 1 Herman Fulsom of .Cabot, 38. pleaded guilty In Barre city court the othor day to rough handling of his mother, who 1b 78. She was scratched In the disagreement, and as a result Judge Scott gavo the son a year nnd a hnlf at the State prison and a fine of $.in. The sentence was suspended and he was put on probation for two years FIRE IN NORTH TROY MILL Fire in tho boiler room of the Blair mill at North Troy the other clay did sev eral hundred dollars damage before a three hour's fight with tho flames was successful. SEEKS J20.POO DAMAGES Claiming his hips were badly Injured, his right shoulder nnd his stomach hurt and his nervous system affected, W. S Mayo of Albany, N. Y. Is bringing suit against the Rutland Railroad company tn United Stnten Court for S'JO.OOO dam ages. Tho suit Is the result of a train wreck at Rockingham last March It, waen six other men In the car with Mayo were killed, SHOT ROBINS: FINED Gaudenxlo Vuluzza. superintendent of the Metal Edge Box company of Reads boro, was fined the other day in Brat tleboro a. total of ISO for having shot 14 robins. HEARS VERMONT ACTHOP.ESS Sarah Cleghorn, the authoress and poctese, who makes her homo In Man chester, spoke tho other day before the Woman' club at St. Johnsbury. She cpol-.c on "Fiction" and told tfo club of the authors' colony In her part of tho State. U1SES A LEG Edglo Taverolll, son of Mr. and MtJ. Achlllo Taverolll, one of Rutland's best known athletes, nnd a votoran of tho Worltl War, had to have one of his legs amputated close tn, the hip in New York I tho other day. Injuries received last fall whllo splaying football on a navy team 1 nro thought to havo been tha cause of , ,ne amputation NO NEW SMALL POX The district health officer of Rutland has reported that no new cases of small pox were reported to him Monday of this week. Rutland prqper has seven caseb now. PRISON OR ALIMONY Bernard Saunaors must pay his wife alimony duo here or go to Jail for 0 days, .He was haled into Rutland county court .Monday 011 contempt proceedings for failing1 to comply with an order to pay itrs. Saunders 01; per week. DAYLIGHT SAVINC (From the New York Times) , With another year's experience with daylight saving, Its advantages and Its disadvantages, tho country has quite enough knowledge on which to base something approaching tlnnl action be foro the season coiiiuh, next year, either . to tt the clocks forward ugaln or lot , fnem keep "standard tlmo" throughout lent- whole twelve months. J Everybody by now has learned who The Burlington Savings Bank PASSES THE $20,000,000 MARK SAFETY 7 SOUND UNFALTERING SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC 1847 SEVENTY-THREE YEARS OF STABILITY 1920 DEPOSITS $18,422,729.15 $1,850,000.00 $20,272,729.15 C. r. Smith, President P. W. Perry, Vice President Levi P. Smith. Vice-President Play The State Places no limit on the amount you may deposit in Our Savings De partment, where it will draw a reasonable rate of interest, com pounded semi-annually. Burlington Trust Company 162 College Street, Burlington, Vt We Cordially Welcome Youij Deposit Your deposit will receive care ful attention whether large or small. OFFICERS i Emory C. Mower, Pres, Robert J. White. Vice Pres. Hollls E, Grny, Treas. Henry M. Baldwin, Teller. Harry R. Wlshart, Teller. Winooski Savings Bank Bl years of sucoesaftil business Xo. 11 Winooski niock. t Winooski. Vt. Deposits mado on or before Mon., Dec. 6 receive Interest from Dec. I. $75.00 S75.00 $75.00 THE AVERAGE DEPOSIT Of all depositors mpy not be larne but such an amount to your credit would help to give you confidence that hard times with lower wages or even loss of your Job would not make you go hungrv. Many large deposits were first very small, The first deposits may como hard, the next will be easier. Rave now. Hank open rgular hours, also Monday nights from seven Horns Savin j 3 vut-ll, Pre, I'lnrriicr ('. t Chittenden County Trust Bui'liiiln, Vermont. Going Up! The value of the dollar is continual, ly Rolnp up as prices come down. Money is surely Roinp to he worth more. Save to the limit. Our savings department is at your service. ' FFicnnsi J, flenth. rrei. D. Worthem, Tress. are the friends of daylight saving and who oppose It As to the relative num ber of people In the two cities there can be no doubt the friends are In an enor mous majority, Including as they do practically tho whole urban population and no small fraction of villagers and farmers. Its foes, almost without ex ception, como In tho category last named. Sorao nf them, especially the (Inlrymen and the market gatilcuers, are really Inconvenienced by daylight sav ing; but thut the Inconvenience Is seri ous as well an real has not been proved, nnd doubts an: Justified hy tho fact that no Intolerable losses of health or money havo ieeu suffered, even by those most Injuriously affected. At least a part of the woes nbout which they complain ro Utterly are due less to unavoidable con fceipucncts of tho plan than to obstinate refusal to modify old habits and adjust them to; new conditions. As fur Iho tiiiiihnry farmer, raising BUSINESS ASSBTS r. W. Ward. Vler-PrUent E. 8. Istanm, Treasurer C. IS. Reach. Assistant Treasurer Safe! of Vermont TRUSTEES. Emory C. Mower, Robert J. White, Chas. H. Ship man. Frank E. BIgwood, Hollls E. Gray. Guy W. Bailey. Homer E. Wright, Wm. E. McBrlde. Ban c, 190 Main Gtret RiirKnerton. Vt. iMvlrn. Xlcc-l're... C. S. nrownell. Tress. Co. Joh J, riynn. Tln-Pm, . ))) imrrie v. Hall. Asst. Treas. chiefly staple crops, there Is nothing to pi event him from doing his work, or laving It done, exactly as befaro day light saving was Invented. Like the more compliant railways, he .i.e. nly to do everything an hour later later hy the clock, that Is and not one of his precious hnblta or of his relations to th sun will bo changed. MOST LIKELY Well, at any rate," remarked the fist dweller, "I don't have to pay any garage bills." ""mv much Is your rest?'' "Three little rooms and .1 trick kitchen cost me J100 a niontl;. "Don't llatter yourself. Some of that money helps to pay your landlord's ga rage bills." lllniilughain Agc-Horald. Head the ada and sec how many portunltic.s there arc.