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o Tue Voters ol Wfedtai County.
.? The Voters of Vermont will on Tuesday, Sept. 14, choose their' candidate for governor in an open primary at which every citizen may and should vote. The choice is by plurality and every vote counts. There are four Republican candida tes in the field and a few stev-at-home voters may change the result of the primary. I am a candidate for the Republican nomi-' nation for governor and I respectfully ask my fellow citizeus of Windham county to cast their ballots for me next Tuesday. I should like to see you personally and make the request but it is a physical impossibility to see every voter. I make no claims of superior wisdom, the other candidates are my personal friends and all of them are men of high standing, but I naturally desire to receive the endorsement of my neighbors of my home county. Rockingham is the second town in Windham county and one of the dozen largest towns of the state, but .in all the years of Vermont history Rockingham has never furnished an occupant of the governor's chair, though many times it has loyally supported the candidates of other towns of this county in their political aspira- -v. . tions. In my legislative service I have over and over again proved my loyalty to Windham county and Windham county interests. You all know the situation in Vermont affairs. The northern and central parts of the state furnish most of the officials and department heads. Naturally it is less easy for them to keep in touch with the sections of the state distant from the, capital. In our roads, in our schools, and in orther important matters,' it will be a distinct ad vantage to have a citizen in the executive chair who is familiar with the needs of these parts of the state not spread out beiore the doors of the statehouse. If I am elected to the office of governor I shall give all my time and nry ability to the con duct of the affairs of the state and I sincerelv trust that the voters of this county may feel Inclined to give me their support in the primary next Tuesday. Frederick H. Babbitt. Fellows Falls, September, 1920. When disaster hits a "community tire, Hood, earthquake, explosion,, bad wreck or tornado the American Red Cross can be depended upon to follow right at its hels with help for the stricken people. Red Cross relief is almost immediately forthcoming food, clothing, shelter and funds : -"doctors, nurses -and special workers with lot:g experience in handling similar trouble elsewhere. ' During the last year, ending June SO, there' was an average of four disasters a month In the United States. One hundred and fifty communities" In twenty-seven states suffered. The largest and most destructive of these were the tidal wave at Corpus Christi, Texas, and tornadoes in Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois. . In these events of horror S30 per sons were killed, 1,500 were Injured, 13,000 were made homeless, about 30, 000 families needed help, the property loss was .nearly $100,000,000 and al most $1,000,000 in relief funds, not In cluding emergency supplies was ex 'pended. , - v ' To the sufferers from all disasters during the year, -the American Red Cross sent $120,000 worth of sup plies, 110 Red Cross nurses and seven special ? relief trains. To meet the needs of the stricken, the organization set up . ten relief stations, .operated thirty food canteens and as many enaergeficy hospitals. One hundred and .twenty-five Red Cross chapters gave disaster relief service.' If disaster ever strikes this town or county, the citizens can fee alHtetately swr th B4 Cross will b right a hand to help them In every way. POLAR RELIEF. "I think I shall organize a polar relief expedition," said the man who is only half serious most of the time. "I didn't know you had friends who were lost in the arctic regions." "I haven't What I propose is to take a party of suffering people where they can be as far as possible from this climate." IIOR-RED CROSS WORKING AT KOBE Production of Sound American Citizenship the First Aim, r r r- 1 aays ur. rarranu. On the badge of every member of the Junior lied Cross are the words ; "I Serve, That tells the story of the ' school children's branch of the Aineri I can Red Cross and its efforts to bring happiness to children throughout the world. . Realizing that the time' never was so propitious as rlcht now for teach ing the highest ideals of citizenship, the entire present program of the Jun ior. Red Cross has been framed under the very, inclusive phrase, "Training for Citizenship, Through Service" for others. Since the Junior Red Cross is the agency through which the Ameri can Red Cross reaches the schoolboys and the schoolgirls, all its activities are designed to come within the regu lar school program, and without creat ing hew courses or increasing the num ber of studies to lend its aid In vitaliz ing the work of the schools. The thing that 1 needed," says Dr. Livingston Farrand, Chairman of he 'American Red 'Cross "Central Commit tee, Mls not a perpetuation of the Jun ior Red Cross, but the training and breeding of sound 'American citizenship inspired by the , true, fundamental ideals of sound democracy. One of the great conceptions In making the Red Cross a contributor to better citizen ship In our American democracy Is the realization that after all the sole hope of any nation Is with the children of the country." The plan of organization of the Jun ior Red Cross makes the school pub lic, parochial and private the unit, not the Individual pupils. Mutual serv ice, helpful community work such .a THE NEW YORK TIMES BRYAN ASSAILS COX ABD H.S. CUMMINGS Calls ChoFce of Democratic Con vention Chairman a 'Tragedy' for the Party. COXCANDfDACY A DISGRACE His Nomination Would Be an Insult by the Liquor Forces, . . Nebraakan Aseorta- Special to The Vete York Tirta. LINCOLN, Neb.. May 13. -William Jecrmy? Dryan turned his political bat teries tonight on Homer 9 Cumminga. i unaarman or the Democratic rational Committee, and Governor Cox of Ohio. In a statement given out here he saysr The selection of chairman Cum mings to sound the keynote of the Democratic National Convention Is worse than a comedy. It is ft tragedy. It is 'a melancholy beginning if the Democrats have any Intention of mak ing a campaign this year. If the Demo cratic Party la to be wrapped In a .wet ' . shroud. locked up In a Wall Street safe and buried at sea. Cummlr.jjs Is Just the person to officiate, but his selection is a serious handicap If the party proposes to appeal to the progres siva sentiment of the country." Mr. Bryan calls the Cox candidacy a dl&graoe. He says: '"The fact that the Democrats of two dry States. Ohio and Kentucky, have ln struct ed for Oovernor Cox makes it proper to consider his position on . th liquor Question. It is Decerning: .every" day more and more apparent tha: he.. Is the man about whose standard tie wet forces will gather. Governor Ddwarda la a Jok. A. drunkard In the last stages cf delirium tremens wouw, nave scn3e enough to know that Edwards has no chance cf nomination. Senator Hitchcock did.nof have any cfcanci even before the Ne braska primary, hence he had nothing to lose. Governor Cox Is their man and. ho has fairly won the dishonor that he. seeks. M After disgracing his State he aspires' to a position In which he could disgrace a nation, For years the men engaged In the liquor business have been tho real anarcUsts of the country, far more dan-, geroustthan the professional anarcfc'wts.. governor Cox has become their candi date. " His nomination would make the Democratic Party the leedr or the law less element of the country and his election. if, such a thing were possible, would turn the White House over td thoae who defy the Government and hold: law In contempt. "There la no likelihood of hts nomi nation and no chance of his election it nominated, but why should any Demo crat be willing to support & man whoa nomination wculd Insult the conscience' of th nation 7 For thi triumph of pro- hibltlon is a triumph ef tbe nation'' conscience." t 4 !! I it