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THE BURLINGTON FKfcJK FKESS AND TIMES: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1920
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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.

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