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THE BURLINGTON FREE F3ESS AND TIMES: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 'JO, 1020.
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ASUX'IATTON, rubllhe, llurlliixtnn, Vt. tlCRIJNOTOS, VT., DEC. 30, WANTKTI When v.vi went snythlnr. advertise In the fvr!nl e.-lumr. of thl paper. Sue no two. r"vie l!n.-in.'ni ere offe-cl tfcf Hi's veK hicll !t wMl I v Hi reiil nte'lt The deficit of 2,jO,iO.00O predicted by Uecrotary Houston of the United BUtes treasury uhould give pause to tome of the scheme to take billions out of Unole Samuel's strong box. We believe a wave of Intense stlsfsu tlon will sweep over this whole region as x result of the conviction of Mudgett for the murder of Amy Shonlo. We hav seldom heard no many people express In dignation over a case lis have said theT believed the authorities had the right man but they feared he would not be convicted. This Is another vindication of Vermont Justloe, and we oomratulate Attorney General Archibald on the con vincing way In which he handled the case against no small odds. We. confi dently believe !n the course of time the Vermont Legislature will enact a law providing that the surgeon's knife shall figure In connection with the punishment of this sort of fiend aa a very effective) deterrent. Vermont's Thriving VillRge Census figures as a rule are not wildly fxhlllrating, but the results of the census enumeration of 1920 In Vermont liavo va rious gratifying features. The four teenth census bullotln for Vermont, Just received from Washington, fhows that while the State as a whole lost popula tion In the decade now ended, as did eight of the fourteen counties In the Stato, nnd while the rural population declined to a i certain extent, our villages are thriving to a gratifying degree. For census purposes tho State Is divided Into 2J5 primary divisions, including 2-10 towns, seven cities, four gores, three un organized townships, and one grant, j Avery's Oore In Franklin county, which did not nppoar In the last three oonsuses. Is not Included In the present census. Tho secondary division embraces no less than 69 villages, all of which form parts of towns in which they are located. The Stato has seven cities, only three of which have a population exceeding 10,010. These three are Barro, Burlington and Rutland. The urban population under the census arrangement Includes that of all places having more than 25,001 population. Un der this division the urban population of the State is 109.97G, while the rural terri tory hus a population of 242,432. Of the latter .",2.187 are In tho B2 villages , and the remainder1 of 1S0.265 are In strictly rural territory. , Tho proportion of tho population of Vor mont living in places of 2,0X1 or more In creased from 22.1 In 1900 to 27.8 In 1910 and 31.2 In 1920. The population of Vermont's cities Is as follows: Barre, 10k008; Burlington, 22,779; Montpelier, 7,12.1; Newport, 4,978; Rutland, 14.9J1; St. Albans, 7,588; A'crgennes, 1,600. The population of the villages of Ver mont alphabetically arranged Is as fol lows: Albany, 132; Alburg, 364; Barton 1,187; Bellows Falls, 4.8C0; Bennington, 7,- 230; Bennington Center, 152; Bradford 759; Brandon, 1,631; Brattleboro, 7,324; Bris tol, 1,231; Cabot, 200; Cambridge, 293; Ches ter, C57; Concord, 360; Berby Center, 292 Derby L,lne, C40; Kast Barre, 427; Knos- burg Falls, 1,230; Rssex Junction, 1,410 Fair Haven, 2,182; Olover, 209; Granite vllle, 1,097; Hnrdwlck, 1,550; Ilinesburg, 188; Hyde Park, 3CS; Island Pond, 1,837; Jacksonville, 221; Je ho, 100; Johnson, 681; Ludlow, 1,732; Lyndon Ctr., 255; Lyn donvllle 1,878; Manchester, 423; Mnrslillold, 241; Mlddlebury, 1,993; Milton, 633; Mor rlsvlllo, 1,707; Xewliury. 392; Newfane, 122; Newport Center, 271; North Bennington, 818; North Troy. 1,072: Northfleld. 1.916: Orleans, 1,338; 1'lttsford, 562; Plalnfleld, 100; Poultney, 1,371; Proctor, 2, 692; Proctorsvllle. 564; Randolph. 1, M9; Readsboro, 735; Riehford, :,H: Rich mond, S73; St. .Tohnsbu.-v, 7,164; South liarrn, 278; South Newbury, 114; Fouth Ryegate, 332- cprlngfle!d, 6,. 1S3; fitowe, 526; Swanton, 1,371; Wa terbury, 1,615 i Webntervllle, 989; Welh River, COS; West Olover, S9; Westminster, ,313; Wllmlnfftoo, 617; Windsor, 3.001; Wln cokI, 4.9S2; Woodstock, 1.252. It la worthy of note In this connection that the population of Burlington and Wlnooskl, which arc In affect one eora niMty with only tho Wlnooskl rivfr divid ing them. Is 27,711. In a short tlmn they ught to make a community of 30,000. If Vermont cau carry out aomo of the plans now under contemplation for its iJvancemnnt tho next census oiurht to tell an entlroly different story from lhat of 1920 au to the population cf the SUto an a whole na well as our rural communities. A LHA01NO QUUBTIOM If. was a chemb'.ry class, end tho awed 'professor, who was nnytWig but a teoto. taler. was doing a stuck oxperiment. e.-hlch coiislstfd of blowing vigorously i)pon some b!i;o ci-.VHtn's, whemupon they luriiod yellow. When lie had finished he naked tho class If tliay had any c,Ucstlon t urU, "Yes, ulr." cumo a voko from the back of tho loyin, "Will anybody's bronth do that?" Dr'ns News, Tasks for tliti classified arn crowing every day, 'inJ tho llttlu aJu are not "failing down on tholr jobi.. TEACHERS' TRAINING CLASSES VS. NORMAL SCHOOLS The poet Longfellow quoting the "Fables" of Phaedrus of the year 8 A. D.. in his "Psalm of Life", teaches us that "things ore not what they seem". The same thing is true of issues. Superficial observers have concluded that the periodical storm wave sweeping over Vermont centers about a contest between the two normal schools at Johnson and Castleton and the pro posed Teachers' College to be established in connection with the University of Vermont at no expense to the State. Fundamentally the issue is really between the teachers training classes, established in 1 9 1 2 in various high schools and other secondary institutions throughout the State, and the two normal schools named. The champions of the normal schools hold that dieir institutions should train teachers for the rural schools Alone or the elementary grades, as do the teachers train ing classes in the various high schools. The Teachers' College, on the other hand, while affording facilities for such elementary teachers as cared to take advan tage of a short course, would find its chief function inevitably in the preparation and training of teachers for the high and other secondary schools. If the normal schools carried out the plans of their cham pions by confining their work to the training of rural teachers and there were no Teachers' College, a vast field of teacher training for the high schools and academies and other secondary schools in the cities and villages throughout the State would be largely neglected except as graduates of the University and colleges might find their way into teaching in such institutions. Figures given out recently by Mr. A. O. Neal, of the United States Bureau of Education, who made a national survey to se cure data, show that the country as a whole must face a short age of no less than 1 5,000 high school teachers. There are 7,000 high schools in the United States and about 70,000 teach ers, and it requires about J 5,000 teachers to take the place of those retiring. There is really no fight, therefore, between those who would have the University of Vermont co-operate with a Teach ers' College for the training of advanced teachers and the nor mal schools in Castleton and Johnson. As a sympathetic observer of the vigorous struggle the champions of the normal schools are making, we would hint to them that they are entirely reversing the strategic maxim of mil itary warfare which the great Napoleon was wont to follow. His method was to divide the forces of the enemy and defeat them in succession with his own united army. Some of our good friends of Castleton and Johnson seem to have started out not only to force their enemies to combine but also to raise up new enemies. A close friend of Castleton said to us that the teachers' training classes in various high schools are "no good". Regard less of the merit of his contention, we are moved to say that he was directing his attacks against the real rivals of Castleton. The outcome of the recent gathering of supporters of the Castle ton school seems to have been the "taking on" of other enemies as well as the teachers' training classes. The program of the "bitter enders" includes these tasks: To abolish the State Board of Education; to abolish the present supervisors; to abolish the town system and transportation with a return to the district school; to abolish election of the State commissioner by the State Board and return to the election of a State superintendent by the Legislature as of yore; to abolish teachers' training class es and so on. However, it is our aim to state both sides of this whole situation in brief form to enable our readers to understand the nature of the battle pending in the Legislature. The present Legislature provided for the support of the two normal schools in Johnson and Castleton only until August last and in structed the State Board to locate a, central teachers' training in stitution where it could be done at no expense to the State. This and the teachers' training classes would provide the State with teachers for all departments. The champions of the normal school argue that this insti tution has long done the work it was intended to do; that it has been undermined by enemies; that it keeps the teacher in rural surroundings and therefore the teacher is more likely to go into rural schools than if trained in a larger center; that the nor mal should train teachers for the rural schools exclusively; that this can be done therein economically; that its graduates have vindicated its claim to continued support by the State. The arguments which seem to have prevailed with succeed ing Legislatures have been that the two normal schools fell far short of keeping the State supplied with teachers; that the two normal schools had degenerated into mere high schools support ed by the State for the benefit largely of the communities and regions of their location; that the State was paying an excessive amount for the teachers provided ; that the State could hire the teacher even trained in other schools for less than it was costing; that the same argument which the normal champions used against a central school would militate against the forcing of all mem bers of training classes in the various high schools in villages throughout the State to go to Johnson or Castleton; that these two places lack the clinical facilities of elementary schools for teacher practice of the training classes; that the consolidation of facilities would make it possible to do better work for teachers for high schools especially and to turn out better teachers than could two institutions doing duplicate service and dividing sup port and supplies. Figures count but they do not tell the whole story. For example the number of graduates of the normal schools and of training classes do not count for better schools unless those graduates actually teach. If they go into other professions or vo cations, the State fund is wasted. It is fair to assume, however, that those students who enter training classes after taking a reg ular high school course intend to teach. Bearing these limita tions in mind, our readers can study profitably some figures that upon our seeking, State Commissioner of Education C. H. Demp sey has kindly furnished us. The membership of the Castleton school from 1900 to 1 920 has been as follows in the respective years: 89, 112, 116, 106, 100, 114. 105, 119, 132, 133, 118, blanks in 1911-12; 58, 63, 76, 75, blank for 1917. 47. blank for 1919 28 in 920. The graduates of the Castleton school in 1900 were 40, and in order of yearn following. 27, 44, 38, 45. 41, 34, 56, 45. 46. 32, 29. 21, 47, 36, 55, 53. 25, 20 for 1920. making a total in twenty years of 814. Membership of the Johnson school was 54 in 1900, and in order of years, 66. 71, 82, 60. 62. 59. 65. 78, 76, 139, 56, 57, 133, 161. 97, 62. 34, 32. 24 in 1920. a total of 1,524. The graduates at Johnson in- 1900 numbered 2 I and in or der, 24. 23. 25, 21, 23, 29. 26. 33. 21. 25. J I. 20. 24 48 40, 89, 46, 34, 20, and in 1920 18. a total of 621 in twenty years. The teachers' training classes of the State in 1912 gradua ted a total of 138 members and in order, 139, 183, 190. 330. 295, 18, 140, 147, a total for the nine years of 1,746 During these me years the Johnson school graduated 339 and the Castleton school 337, or a total of 676 as against 1,748 in the teachers' training classes. During these nine years the total cost of operating the Johnson school was $127,778.05, the Castleton school $116, 966.41 and the teacher training claises $203,540.03. During the past three years the expenses of the three have been as fol lows: Johnson, $20,791.77. $20,566.03. $22,241.66 in 1920. Castleton. $13,523.35, $18,779.85. $20,066.92 in 1920. Teachers' training $24,391.10, $24,913.39. $28,718.65. In other words, the two normals cost a total of $42,308.58 in 1920 as against $28,718 for teachers' training classes. The two normals graduated a totaj of 38 in 1920. The teachers' training classes graduated in the same period 147. If all of the normal graduates became teachers this com parison tells the story. Apparency they did not since there are only 322 graduates of all three normal schools, including that formerly at Rendolph. reported aa teaching in Vermont's ele mentary schools in 1920. Ten places are missing and the esti mate of these would bring the total up to 340. On the other hand, Chairman L. B. Johnson of the State Board of Education reports 300 in the present teachers' training classes, or enough to make good the wastage. GOLDEN GATE PARK San Francisco's Beauty Spot Once Desolate Sand Dunes Ilccliunntlnn n l.onir Struggle- lth Home Ulsi'aurj;tnr Fnllutw IVople-'n llayicrunt ,ov th Ilcue Hclnry of Hick Men (By Frederic J. Haskln) Ban Francisco, Calif., Nov. 25. Golden Gate park In San Francisco enjoys not only the worahlpfi homage of nil Call- fornlans, hut world-wide fame as well. Many Europeans and Asiatics who have novtr heard of the California redwoods or the Yosomlto valley know all about this park, and Tlurry out to sco It as soon as thuy arrlvo In San Francisco For Golden Gate park, with all Its "nat ural" bestity ItH lakes and hills and wooued Islands h a made park, created entirely by the park commissioners of San Francisco since 1S70. Before that date, tho spaco now containing tho park was a mero oxpanao of sand dunes stretching desolately down to the Pacific ocean. Certainly, not an encouraging pros pect for a park, but the city had Its own reasons for locating It there. For one thing the property then was not as val uable as that In other sections of the city, and the adjustment of land titles, It was thought, would be an easy mat tor. As It happened, many greedy land owners attempted to Interfere with tho enterprise, but tho city finally bought 1,013 acres of the duties at tho price of 1800,000. Once In possession of the tract, the park commissioners Immediately started tholr comprehensive sohemo for Improving It. It was a courageous park commission. Hampered like most such Institutions by lack of funds, every step of Its work was rendered dlfTlcult. Tho necessary uppllcs of loam and fertilizing material were ob tained only after much ugltatlon. and then an Independent water supply had to bo fought for. Whllo the San Fran ciscans of to-dny Insist that they always knew the park would turn out to be the handsome thing that It Is, and that thoy were enthusiastic about It from the very beginning, the park records show that popular Interest In thoso early days was very slim. Perhaps this was only natural since what the landscape artist Haw in the mind's eye was by no means visible to tho ordinary citizen. CONQUERING THE DUNES According to Supt. John McUaren, who lives in the park, and has been engaged j In developing It for msny years, the sand dunes, In tho beginning, stubbornly re sisted reclamation, Lupin and barley were planted, but these would not hold the sand. Grass seed whs then Imported from France, which proved its efllclency at once. The sea-bent grass, which Hour Ishes so extensively along tho European coast, was also used with gratifying success. This grass requires little mols turo and no manure, but It Is a wonder ful catcher and holder of the sand. With its old, tho drifting sands weie held In check until (he Monterey cypress and other branches of the pine family were able to lend their assistance in holding down tho land. In duo tlmo the meadows were sown with Kentucky blue grass, and on tho hillsides madrono, manzantte, laurel and other native trees took hold. To-day, there Is little evidence of this early struggle .Shrubs, liedgew and trees have, been planted with such cleverness nat nature herself must sometimes bo deceived Into thinking that she put thein there. I'alm and pepper trees do not dom inate the scene, as they do in southern California. The eucalyptus tree lhat queer, Independent giant, which grows, by leaps and bounds nnd sheds Its leaves whenever it feels like It, Instead of waiting for a definite season Is, of course, much in evldenco, but so are huge-lenfed sycamores and poplars and silver maples. Stretching In an irregular line across the park from northeast to southwest, is a chain of lakes, which add marvelously to the charm of the landscape. So gent ly molded are tho shoro curves, so Ir regular (he Inlets, and so thickly wood ed the islands In some of the lakes, that no one would dream they had been first designed qn paper and brought Into be ing by landscape engineers. "Work on the Inrgest lake," explained Sir. McLaren In discussing the lake chain, "re'iulred the excavation and removal f 38,(1011 cubic yards of material, and the deposit of the earth and sand In mounds and ridges 3(0 feet from the water lino." Along the margin of this lake there Is a wide, smotth and extremely popular driveway. A special Lovers' Lano has been provided In the park, but the lovers, with their usual talent for finding soul ful scenery, prefer this driveway Instead. In tho evening It Is crowded with silent, motionless cars, apparently hypnotized by tho view. Well, tho light on the wa ter is Inspiring, and tho seven little Is lands floating on the surface of tho lake, hearing tall birches and plno trees, with an undergrowth of rhododendron, ferns and alders, create an enchanting atinos phctr. HEN E VIC I A It Y OF HICH MEN Golden Gate park has long been the special darling of San Franclsiian phllan throplsts. Because It Is so beautiful, per haps, every millionaire of any coneoo.uonc has wanted to have his name embluzoned there. The great center of popular In terest, for instance, Is the Temple of Mu slo In Concert Vnlloy, which was given to the park by the late Clans Sprecklcs, known as the sugar king. It is in the Italian Renaissance design, the chief ma terial used being Colusa sandstone of an agreoabls light color and of great hard ness. The central structure has u front agn of 55 feet, is 70 tett high and Is rlnnked on either side by Corinthian col umns. H contains a large, seml-clrca lar niche or band stand, with a capacity of l'Xi musician. Extending from the Corinthian columns on each side are col onnades 52 feet high and 15 feet wide, each colonnado being xupporU-d by 19 Ionic columns. In front of this temple thousands of people sit oi Sundays and holidays to listen to bird concei ts. The scatu are arranged In rnwx under a heavy canopy of foliage of short sycamore trees, whose branches have baen cllppod In the shape of wide unibtell&a. The dedication of the temple to the city was the occasion of a seething torrent of eloquence on tho part of the accept Ing public. I'ubllc speakers struggled for adjectives that would do proper Justice to the gift. "He who gave this structure to tnn jmo pie hoa budded for hlm&olf au enduring monument," began one address and end ed: "From the tombs of Nippon and Nineveh, from Egyptian pyramids, from every carved Image and monumental pile the world over, from shrines that tell where saints have suffered and where in light of royalty haa risen In palaces and set In sarcophagus and cenotaph; from the grave of Adam to the latest monu ment ... all add their testimony t the Irrestlble desire of man tu ll though ho bo dead.' THE PARK MUSEUM Not far from the Templo of Music i tho park Is the Golden Gate Museum the gift of M. H. de Young of the S Francisco Chronicle. This building, whlcl was the Fine Arta building of the MU winter fair In ISM, was bougnt by Mr. t Young, Oiled by him with a number , valuable specimens and placed In tH trust of tho Roanl of I'nrk Commission ers. When the reporter visited tho park the other day, tho museum waa In the process of a much-needed enlargement, and exhibits wcro being moved from ono room to another, somo concealed by now, freshly-painted partitions, ho that It was Impossible to do them full Justice. Tho Oriental collection, however, which was polite enough to remain where It was, appeared to bo astonishingly lino. Not all of tho philanthropists building enduring monuments In tho park have chosen masonry as their material. Ono of thorn Is represented by a waterfnll, known as Huntington Falls. This was given by Collls I'. Huntington, but I'ark Commissioner W. W. Stow also deserves credit, for It was his Idea to build a cas cade from Strawberry hill to one of the park lakes, and It was ho who persuaded Mr. Huntington to provldo tho necessary 1.25,000. Tho children's playground In tho park, which has everything over Invented In tho way of childish recreation swings, merry-go-rounds, Maypoles, donkey rides, goat carts, slides and candy stores Is al so tho unique gift of a San Franciscan philanthropist, William Sharon, who left 130.000 to the park In his will filed in 1887. Mr. Sharon did not stipulate how the amount wna to be used, and at first the trustees of the estate wcro Inclined to Insist upon a massive arch or gate way, but thoy allowed themselves to hn persuaded by the park commissioners Into a memorial playground for little people. One of the nlceet features of Golden Gate park Is that It Is so modernly prac tical as well as beautiful. It Is a real playground for tho people. It has a zoo logical collection of tremendous Intorest, Including buffalo and elk' paddocks and a very fine wild fowl pond; and when weary and footsore from pursuing wild animal life, there are rest and tea to be had In a quaint, little Japanese tea garden. Then there Is tho Joy and pride of all San Franciscans the park stadium, famous In park circles all over the world. It ts a huge oval, embracing 30 acres and containing a race track, a running track, a bicycle track, spaces for hammer throwing, pole-vaulting and Jumping; a basketball court and six football fields. nnd a grandstand with seats for lon.onu onlookers. And lastly, there Is tho Pacific ocean, harking at .the shores of tho pork and providing It with an ever-changing back groundthe only thing In tho park that the park commissioners havo not been ablo to Improve. The Burlington Savings Bank PASSES THE $20,000,000 MARK SAFETY SOUND BUSINESS UNFALTERING SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC 1847 SEVENTY-THREE YEARS OF SUABILITY 1920 IJEPOSITS stmriius ASSETS $18,422,729.15 SI, 850,000.011 $20,272,729.15 C. P. Smith, President P. W. Perry, Vice President lvi P. Smith, Vice-President r. W. Wnrd. Vtc-Prsldent K. f. Ihnm, Treasurer C. 13. Ilrnch. AsUtnt Treasure THE STORY-TELLER INAPPROPRIATE MUSIC A British merchant who has lust been the guest of the Sultan of Zanzibar was j invited to Inspect the harem. In the gar- j den was a merry-go-round that the Sul- I tan had Imported at great expense from j the United States. Several of the wives were mounted on the wooden horse. 1 "There's Only Girl In This World for Me" was the tuno tliat was being played by i the organ. Detroit Free Press. I WILLING TO PLEASE Tho supernut wandered Into a shop. "I say." he said to tho shopman, "could you take that yellow tie with the pink spots out of the window for me?" "Certainly, sir." replied tho shopman. "We're pleased to take anything out of tho window at any time." "Thanks, awfly. It's awf'ly good of you." aa ho made for the door. The thing bothaws me every tlmo I pass. Goo' mawnln'!" Edinburgh Scotsman. Let Us All Begin The New Year Right One way is by opening an (account and increasing it each week with Burlington Trust Company Burlington, Vermont, 162 College St. THE MOVIE FAN She was ten years old, and she had I gono almost every evening of her young ' llfo to the movies. For tho first time . sho was taken to see a play on the legiti mate stage. It was a melodrama, and she was delighted. 1 Breathlessly she sat nt the end of her seat nnd watched and listened nnd was ' thrilled. At last the crtaln descended upon the first net. "Oh, mother," she turned, "It's wonder- 1 full Oh, please, mother, may I bo al- . lowed to stay for the second show?" ' Film Fun. i Happy New Year SHOP TALK j mocking her way dnlntly through the ' locomotive plant a young woman visitor lewed the huge operations with awe. Finally, she turned to a young man who i was showing her through, and asked: 'What Is that big thing over there?" i That's a locomotive-holler," he replied She puckered her brows. "And what do , they boil locomotives for?" "To make ' the locomotlvo tender," and tho young man from tho office never smiled. Tho ' Overtliere Digest (Minneapolis). ' MERITED SOLITARY CONFINE- j MENT j Summoning all tho pathos possible Into hla voice, the amatuer settlement work er was addressing his audience on the subject of certain poverty-stricken for eigners, who, It they weren't wretchedly I iiuaernuie. ui leusi uukiii lu nr. xuuiiv( or it, no enea, aanning at nis eyes. There are people down there who live on garlic alone! Imagine It! Garlic alone!" Well," called bnck the Old Grouch, as he made his way down the aisle toward the nearest exit, If they live on garlic they ought to live alone." American Le gion Weekly, Why not start the New Year with a deposit in this Strong, Mutual Sav ings Bank? OITIKKHS: Emory C. Mower. Pres. Uobert J. White. Vice Pres. Hollis E. Gray. Trens. Henry M. Paldwln, Teller. Harry n. Wlahart, Teller. TRUSTEES t Emory C. Mower, Itofcert .1. White, Chae. H. Ship man. Frank E. Dlgwood, Hollls E. Gray, Ouy W. Bailey, Homer E. Wright. Wm. E. McBrlde. Winooski Savings Bank No. 51 14 yrnrs of uncernsful liutno 11 Wlnooskl HloeU. Wlnooakf. VI. Deposits received on or before Thurs., Jan. 13 draw Intercrt-trom Jan. 1 Xmas Ciub 50 Weeks $12.50 .$25.00 .$50.00 PLAYING UP Mai Pemberton told a good story re cently concerning a certain brother of the pen and newly-made war million aire with more monev than breeding. 'My author friend." said Pemberton, wan one of the guests at a dinner which i thla millionaire gave. The host was a free spender, but he wanted full credit ' for every cent expended, and as the din ner progreaaed, he told his guests what the more expensive- dtshe cost. He dwelt especially on the expense of some larg: and beautiful grapes, each bunch a root long. The guests looked annoyed. They ate the expensive grapes charily. Hut the novelist, smiling, extended his plate nuc aid: "Would you mind cutting me on alxiut six dollars' worth more, please. Buffalo Commercial. ner week you have 50c per week you have S1.00 ner week you have STARTS DURING JANUARY Home Savings Bank, RnA Clarence r. . o.m, iec-rrr.i a. in"r"i j c. W. Uiomiell, l'rr - IT ALL DEPENDS An Atlanta man asked an old dnrkv what breed of chickens he considered the best. "All kind has dero merit." replle I Caesar, aftr a moment's consideration. De white ones Is do easiest to find, but de black ones Is do easiest to hide aflah yo' gits 'em." Harper's Mngazlno., QUITE POSSIBLE The following letter was received by I tha head mistress of a girl's school In Chittenden County Trust Co., Burlington Burlinstsn. Vcrrooni. DEPOSITORY FOR CITY OF BURLINGTON For 1921 For that New Year's resolution whv not decide on opening a savings account with this Rank and saving part of your weekly or monthly in come? Try it for a year and see what a nice sum you will have at the end. X1 ill re. j, nastli. Prra. E. II. Worthern, Trrn. Kl'ICnrtS: John J. Flriui, Tl-Fr. Ilnrrle V. flail, Ant. Trr. J England from the mother of one of her , at - lU'MOH NOT Al'PItECIATED nnnllR "Dear Madam Will you please allow ly. my daughter Jane to take French con v.rnniinn In nla'co of Holy Scripture, as : both her father and myself think that It doesn't pay for u soldier to not gny t,i ln,i- lit-rearier , i-llli Ills l-aiious. u h huvu jum in-vn reading how an Australian gunner gut n..iirt-miirtlaled for "laal lie did, to the . llEOAPTt'KED prejuilli-o of good order and mltnr ills- J ti,0 clplluo. at Serepuiini, I'.nypi, icuur .1 . M I II 11 1) 111 Lilt. . I U U 1 1 V, . It will be more use ,New York Evening Post. fellow stared at It In wonder and amaie- ment.' lie positively could not hellev his senses, and when at last he recov wed himself sulllclently to speak It wa.1 only lo exclaim, "Tho man that caught tlflit fish Is a darn llir!" Poston Tran scrips. Sneaking about great retreats, German Army pulled olT one of that anka with the best. The large town of l-'anchonvllle. won by the Germans in I'helr first drive, became a headquarters or the .three succeeding years. In the vu-antlmo they advanced a dozen miles 'urther. Then came the Inevitable, He t by Ynnk, Tommy and Pollti, tiiey vero ohllged to turn their faces back iward Oermany, l-Vellng, however, that n order to retreat would wreak havoo Itll the men's morale, the General, In i flash of inspiration, jwhti-d tills order! niece of cheese lo -i i Huston Transcript. PLEASANT DIETING Uecently u dlspcnt-ary patient was placed nn a Mi let nnd scant diet on which she did not Inittrove as was ex peeted, The doctor sent a social worker uni to mvesiixuie. I'ne paueiu imiiinini A L'ISll STOKY .that ith was much worse but protested. The story that made millions laugh- almost tearfully, that she hurt eaten that one which Includes "Thunder! Thar ! everything nn the doctor had ordered, hilnt no sldi unlir.nl! '--Inut. wo think, a, 'What else did. you eat?" asked the !v. pretty s od running mate In the follow-1 liplied -joci.n worker. "N'othli'g vcept i...- ... jm .,,i. y reiiLiiii! itit.'i.R. mit i it- A cw int.Miiun wan standing on a fish il.-nl.- ni!lti;uipoliH pier when- iho day's catch wah belnrt j lauded, Presently a swordflsh of nion- A mar .u-ed not bo down'' if ha use strnus bU s liol.ited uii, and the idd tha ilunniliud.