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THE BARRE DAILY TIMES, BARRE, VT., SATURDAY, JULY 12, 1913. n WE, HAVE A TAIJLOR ON the SPOT Yes, we are the only clothiers in this town with a tailor on the spot for the convenience of its customers. When you buy a new suit from us, if you want anything altered we can do it right on the spot; caught with a button off, or if your suit wants a little touching up, bring it in. Wt Clean, Press and Repair Clothing F. H. Rogers &Co. 174 North Main Street, Barre, Vermont Vactaion and Outing MQE You will need a new pair of shoes before you start your vacation, and for style and comfort, as well as wear, we know of no better ones than the WALK-OVERS. Once you wear them, you will always wear them. Or if it's White Shoes, Tennis Shoes, or Sandals, we have them. Let us show you. Rogers' Walk-Over Shoe Store An Annuity Averages life the same as Jife insurance does. The annuitant benefits by continued life, and our annuities are especially desirable for people of limited mean who need an enlarged income. National Life Ins. Co., of Vt. (Mutual.) S. S. Ballard, gen eral agent, Lawrence building, Montpel ier, Vt. YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN Ar urged to ntudy BOOKKEEPING. SHORT HAND, TYPEWRITING AND 8TENOTYPY at tht as preparation for good positions which we can secure lor them. The demand for our well-qualified graduates is greater than the aupply. bpnnt" and summer sessions fcr teachers and others. Send for eataloui.'e. CARNELL ft HOIT. Albany. N. Y. 33!77 Do you know what it is to walk out of a shoe store in new shoes that feel exactly as easy and comfortable as the old ones you have discarded ? If you wear "Queen Quality," you know just this feeling. "Boston Favorite," $2.50 to $3.50. "Queen Quality," $3.00 to $4.50. Pumps, Oxfords, and Boots. PEOPLES SHOE STORE C 8. Aadraws, Prop. Baxra Vsrmsit vw sir w. . v. , U. S. DEPOSITORY The (My : Nafflonal Bank to Under Government Control Interest in the ' savings department credited to ac . counts July 1st and January 1st. The People's National Bank ;fs 5 t irtr - r BARRE DAILY TIMES Published Every Week-dar Afternoon SUBSCRIPTIONS On ar .....w Oaa month. ... 26 eenta Sinarle copy m Entered at the postoffice at Barra as second. class matter. FRANK E. tANCLET, Publish The dailv averaee circulation of the Daily Times for the laat week wtv 6,200 is not exceeded br any paper in the state outside of Burliiirton, SATURDAY, JULY n, 1913- When Greek meets Bulgarian, the Bul garian doesn't tarry. Stranee to relate, Boston 4 Maine stock has gone up since Mellen'a retreat. Whatever faults some of his official family may hare, Pres. Wilson has an able chauffeur. Will the rittfburg boy who confessed in setting four fires in a ek go on a "hunger strike" just as soon as his prison term begins? Lost one day, carried over a bank by auto the next experiences of a pru dent of the United States. My, what an exciting time Wilson is having up in New Hampshire! The New York evening newspaper that is sending a man around the world in thirty-five days (if possible) knows the value of self advertising during an off season of the year. , Ouincr. Mass., offered to pay 4Vi per cent., instead of 4Vi, on city bonds, yet did not receive a single bid for $.i0,000 municipal bonds. There must be a Quincy soreness somewhere. v;fjn, locra f whisker were found hidden in some bushes on t'ushings Island ;.. ir, ,(!,,, I Hnrhor after the motor boat Juno was stranded on the rocks there in the early morning. News Item. Now what have fifteen kegs of whis key got to do in the prohibition state of Maine? They surely were not there to decorate the scenery. Even if Secretary of State Bryan does go off on a six weeks' Chautauqua speak- inc tour just when some of the impor tant matters of state are coming before the United States, it is certain that the nation's interests will be as well looked after as if he were to be present, since John B. Moore, the expert, is to have charge of the business. S'long, Sec. Bryan! His confidence shaken by the failure of a Pittsburg bank, a New York man drew $700 savings from his bank and, thinking there would be no use for his stove this time of the year, put the monev inside the stove. Along comes wide with an ambition to do some iron ing, starts up a fire and "puff goes all but one hundred dollars of husband's hard-earned savings. . A burning shame, von mizht call it, except you can't help blaming the man for utter foolishness. PAYING "LIVING WAGKS" TO AMBASSADORS. The annouiKement that Ambassador Walter H. Page to the Court of St. .Ismes is still receiving his salary of 35,000 a year from "World's Work" in order to permit him to occupy the United Slates' thief post abroad, the salary of which is $17,500 a year, is not calculat ed to make Americans particularly proud of their system of representation abroad. If appointees to these positions are com pelled to live on the gratuities of their former employes or to go into their own private fortunes in order to maintain themselves in foreign capitols, it is time that the United States increase the sal aries of the offices to a degree something I ke the demands (reasonable demands) of the positions which they arc called upon to occupy or else revise the stand ard of living which some of the Ameri can ambassadors have been following. Perhaps little of both remedies would not come amiss just now when the mat ter has come prominently into attention through the reported action of Double day, Page 4 Co. The United States probably can afford to nay a somewhat higher stipend for such an Important BARME Open Monday Evenings from 7 to 8 work aa the ambassador to the Court of St. James; but at the game time the United States cannot afford to send men abroad to be social Hons of the royal courts of the foreign nations, nor do the people of the United States wish their ambassadors to be leaders in so ciety of the countries to which they are assigned. The ambassadors are sent abroad to be keenly watchful of the interest of the United States in matters of diplomacy which may arise from time to time between their home country and the country to which each iB sent. It is to be expected that a certain degree of social standing will be maintained but not to a lavish degree. Ambaador Page seemed to have the right idea of American desires as he started to cross the ocean to England, inasmuch as he left it to be implied that ha did not intend to conduct the office in any such extravagant manner as his predecessor had done, merely intending to expend enough to give his tenure of the office the dignity commensurate with the great republic which he represented. It is to be regretted that Ambassador Page was compelled to call upon private do nations to make that possible. When a city the size of Barre has $ti,500 of taxes unpaid, extending over a period of seven years, it makes one think that Waterbury system a paid collec tor who guarantees the tax is the prop er method. Waterbury Record. And yet the record in Barre is not so bad after all, when it is considered that each year the city is called upon to collect about $125,000 or, in .seven years, in the vicinity of $875,000. We submit that the sum of $0,500 out of $875,000 is a remarkably small propor tion of delinquent taxes. Reduced to the average, the total delinquent taxea in Barre for the seven years, as brought out at the recent meeting of the city council, shows $028.57 for each year, WJien the shifting nature of a part of Barre's population is taken into consid eration, it is good collecting that is able to bring the delinquent amount down to less than $1,000 a year. Waterbury may have better system and may be able to collect its money closer; but, if so, it is largely due to the fact that Waterbury is smaller and its population is more easily kept track of. We call it that Barre'a taxes are quite well cleaned up considering some of the handi caps & larger place has. CURRENT COMMENT Vermont Road Building. The task of road building and mainle. nance is not equally divided among the towns and cities of Vermont, by any means, though the state system helps to equalize it to a certain degree. There are 15,047 miles of public highway in Vermont. Some towns have as few as three or six miles only, while others have over 100 miles. The average is a lit tle over sixty-one miles and the majority of the towns range about that figure. There are only eighteen towns in Ver mont that have 100 miles or over, and eleven of these are in Orange and Wind sor counties, as follows: Corinth, 108; Newbury, 11: Randolph, 120; Tun bridge, 100; Williamstown, 100; Chester, 110; Hartford, 120; Hartland, 108; Nor wich, 104: Springfield, 123; Woodstock, 105. Of the more populous and wealthy places. Burlington has only to main tain 56 miles; Rutland, 33; Barre, 40; Montpelier, 5fi; St. Albans, 23. Com pare the burden of such little towns as Corinth. Tunhridge. Hartland and Nor wich with these big centers and more reason appears why the atate as a whole should attack the road problem instead of leaving each town to fight it out separately. With over 15.0(h) miles in all, Vermont's tank is no slight one, either. Randolph Herald. Fair Play For All. Writing to the Boston Herald, Briggs S. Talmer states the . well-known fact that the vast majority of those who drive automobiles try to obey the laws, "even though some of those laws seem rather unfair." He asks for agitation "until fair play is accorded to the care ful automobilist." There is not a doubt that ninety-five out of every hundred who operate auto mobiles under licenses by the common wealth are careful. They are not speed maniacs; they are not joy-riders; they're not car-shavers. They should and do have fair play. No man, organization or newspaper attacks the careful auto mobile driver. There i" no ground for attack. The best service that can be done to the sane and careful driver is to wage war on him who is neither sane nor careful. The demand for still further restriction and control by law is due, not to the careful driver, but to the road-hogs. The automobile has come to stay. It is a permanent institution. It makes for health and happiness, for enjoyment and comfort. Because of it, good roads arc being built all over the country and first-class hotels are found where for merly the best were worse than third class. Fair play for the careful driver, by all means, and fair play for the pub lic, at the same time, against the speed maniac Boston Traveler. I JINGLES AND JESTS Hard Telling Which. "What is your wife doing?" "Well, she's either dressing or undress ing for the ball; I can't tell which." Judge. Between Friends. Mrs. Smythe- What do you suppose made Jack say the color in my cheeks reminded him "of strawberries? Mrs. Browne Probably because they both come in boxes! Judge. His Straits. "Jones is some speeder, isr;.'t he?" ' I should say! He had to put a mort gage on his house lately to get cash for his fines." Baltimore American. A Prodigy. Proud Father My Willie is a musi cal rascal. Ju.t now, rs I held him over my knees in front of the piano and gave him a beating, he reached out and plaved an accompaniment." Ltistige Bla'etter (Berlin). Really! Really! Tramp (to the elderly spinster) Gim me a pair o' boots, lidy. Spinster I haven't any to give away. Tramp Then arst yer 'usbin if e' ain't got an ole pair o' trowsers to spare. Spinster (not wishing to betray her unwedded state) My husband er nev er wears such things. London Sketch. Hire a Yacht. "I don't think Mrs. Nuritch will find accommodations where she wants to go for the summer." "Why not?" "She says she longs to sojourn on the banks of the Gulf Stream, of which she has heard so much." Washington Herald. Which Is Worse? "Yon can't imagine," said the musical young woman, "how distressing it is "when a singer realizes that she has lost her Voice. . "Perhaps not," replied the plain manj "but I've got a fair idea how distressing it is when she doesn't realize it." Chi cago Examiner. Feared a Competitor. "The equator is an imaginary line, running around the earth," said the" boy. who likes to tell what he has learned at school. "An imaginary line," repeated the great railwav financier, absentmindedly. 'Who is promoting it?' Washington Star. A Guide Post By the Way "The richest per capita na tion on earth is France. France isn't the greatest pro ducing nation, but its wealth is entirely due to its SAVINGS. The greatest nation of indi vidual efficiency is France, and its efficiency is entirely due to its SAVINGS. The people ren der themselves fret from the immediate bread and butter problem and are free to indi vidually protect their efficien cy. Their great recuperative powers after the defeat of many wars have been due to their SAVINGS. Under de feat they have been faster to . recover than the nation that defeated them, due entirely to THE SAVINGS OF THE PEO PLE." What is true of France may be true of the United States if the people of this country will practice the thrift and in dustry of the French people. There is no surer way of ac cumulating a fund against the time of need than to open a savings account with the GRANITE SAVINGS BANK AND TRUST COMPANY at four per cent, interest. It will pay you to make your de posit at once, because money deposited not later than SAT URDAY, JULY 12, will draw interest from July 1. , Granite Savings Bank and Trust Company Barra. Vtraaent Big Sale Saturday! AH Goods in the Store Reduced Ten per cent, discount on all goods in the store, except Spool Silk and Cotton, for one day only, Saturday, July 12. This 10 per cent, discount also applies on goods that have been already reduced. - New Goods from New York and Boston More summer goods just opened and placed on sale. Ladies' White Dresses, White Cotton Corduroy Dresses, White Poplin Dresses, Street Dresses of Muslin, also Chambray, at . . . . . ...'. .$1.25, $1.50, $1.98, $2.98 up Ladies' Night Robes, 75c for 50c, $1.00 Robes for .69c $1.00 Long Silk Gloves for 75c 39c Silk Hose for 25c New Waists, $1.50 for 89c and 98c Scarfs and Neckwear. Bargain Day Saturday Shop Early ' 11 ' ' II HI ' . ' SUNDAY SERVICES AT THE CHURCHES Timet and Places of Worship and Subjecti of Sermon Mission Union Sunday School, South Barre Meets every Sunday. Mission in Worthen Block Service to-morrow at 10:30 a. m. and 7 p. m.; also Thursday evening. Swedish Mission, on Brook street Sunday school at 10:30 a. in. At 7 p. m., preaching service. All Scandinavians in vited, North Barre Methodist Chapel Dea conesses in charge, Marion Wilson and Teresa Lanyon. Sunday school at 3 o'clock to-morrow. St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church, Websterville W. J. M. Beattie, rector. Kvening prayer and aermon at 3 o'clock. .Sunday school at 2 o'clock. , Brook Street Baptist Mission Sun day school at 3 o'clock, conducted in English. At 4 o'clock, a service conduct ed in Italian. All Italians will be wel come. First Presbyterian Church, Granite vtlle Rev. U. Macarthur, B. A., pas tor. Morning service at 10:30. Sunday school at 11 :4J. Evening service at 7 o'clock. East Baire Congregational Church Freathing service at 10:30 a m.; topic, "Christianity the Imparter of Gladness." Sunday school, 11:43. Christian Endeavor service at 7 p. m. First Presbyterian Church Duncan Salmond, pastor. Preaching service at 10:30; subject of aermon, 'Looking Up to God." Sunday school at 12 o'clock. Preaching service at 7 p. m.j subject, "The Safety of the Soul." St. Monica's Church Mast at 8 o'clock. Children's mass at 0 o'clock; celebrant, Rev. Fr. Griffin. Parish mass at 10:30 o'clock. Catechiam at 3 p. m. Kosary and benediction at 4 p. m. Bap tisms at 4 p. m. Christian Science Church Service at 10:45 a. m. Wednesday evening meet ing at 7:30. To these services all are welcome. The reading room ia open Tuesday and Friday from 2 to 4 p. m., 7 Summer street. The Church of the Good Shepherd W. J. M. Beattie, rector. Holy communion at 8 o'clock a. m. Morning prayer and aermon at 10:30. Hunday school at 11:50. There will be no service in the church in the evening. Baptist Church of Websterville Wil liam Gartshore, pastor. Morning service, 10:30. Bible school, 11 :30. Juniors.3 p. m. Seniors at 6:20. Evening aervice at 7 o'clock. Hegular prayer and praise scrv ice Thursday evening at 7 o'clock. Berlin Congregational Church Rev. Frank Blomfield, pastor. Service at 10:45 a. m., conducted by Rev. S. F. Blomfield of Bethany church, Montpelier, who will give the address. Sunday school and young men's forum at noon. Young people's meeting at 7:30 p. m. Congregational Church J. W. Barnett, pastor. 10:30 a. m.. worship and ser mon; subject, "The Vision of the InviB ible." 12 m Sunday achool. 5:45 p. ni., Y. P. S. C. E. 6:30 p. m., union open air service, at which Rev. William Shaw of Montpelier will preach. Thursday, 7:30 p. m., midweek meeting; topic, "Apostolic Christianity," Acta 2:42. Universalist Church John B. Reardon, minister. Preaching aervice at 10:30; subject, "Christian Unity." Bible study at 11:43; subject, "Moses Prepared for His Work." Union mass meeting at 6:15, to be addressed by Rev. Mr. Shaw of Montpelier. Everybody welcome. De votional meeting of the Young People'a Christian union in the vestry at 7:30. First Baptist Church George H. Holt, pastor. Morning aervice at 10:30; sub ject. "Adoniram and Judson, the Baptist Pioneer.'' Sunday school at 12 m. hand at 3. Christian Endeavor prayer circle at 6. Union service at 6:30,1 III wnicn ine i:v raurtu vjv.i.-. park join. Rev. William Shaw, Fh. !.. of Montpelier will be the preacher. If the night proves rainy, the services will be held in the Baptist church. Salvation Army C H. Brant, ensign. Sunday meetings 1 :30 p. m., Sunday school, subject, "Saul's Rash Yows"; 2:30, open-air service in park; 3:13, rViristian tiraiae meetinff: 7:30 p. m., nnpn-air meeting: 8 P. ni salvation; meeting. All welcome. Ensign C. H. Brant will be aeissted by Lieut. Fer rante. who will speak in English and Italian, and also sing in both languages. Come to this meeting and bring a friend or someone with you. Week-night meet ings Saturday and Monday, open-air services at 7:30, followed by a short meeting in the hall. On Thursday night, Ensign Bessie Winlock and the soldiers from Montpelier are to conduct the meeting, so come and we will do you good. Hedding Methodist Episcopal Church Rev. E. F. Xewell, pastor. A unique union church and Sunday school aervice nevt Sunday; just the thing for this hot weather! Begins at 10:30 and closes promptly at 12. Every Sunday achool teacher of each department ia ejpected to be at the church at 10:15, to be seated in classes with their teachera. The World'a Sunday school day program of responsive service will be followed by a short, interesting address by the pas tor on: "The Twentieth Century Sun day School," with special application for Barre. A collection for atata Sunday school work will be taken. The entire aervice wilt close at 12. There will be no Epworth league meetings during July and August. The union aervice to be held at 6:30 between the Universalist and Congregational churches will have for the speaker Rev. Dr. William Shaw of Montpelier, whose topic will be: "Translatingvthe Vision." Good singing led by C. S. Andrews. Dr. Shaw is a good speaker and worthy of a large audience. If stormy, the aervice will be held at the Baptist church. Idleness no Happinesa. A forceful lesson in the human nature which rule it all may be gathered from the experience of the young man who, inheriting a large fortune, was wise enough to realize that no man, rich or poor, can find happiness except in work and accomplishment. This man while still in college, fell heir to several millions, birt tired of the futility of an existence in which there was no element of difficulty, left hi home and college, obtained employment Furnishings for Your Sleeping Princes Dressers with Chiffoniers to match, in Circassion Walnut, Mahogany, Oak, etc., from $6.00 to $40.00 each. Iron and Brass Beds from $4.50' to $48.00 each. An Ideal Spring and Thermos Silk Floss Mattress makes that "tired feeling" vanish. LET US SHOW YOU A W. BADGER & COMPANY Furnishing Undertakers and Embalmers THE BEST OK AM3ULANCE SERVICE SCREEN DOORS AND WINDOWS We have a complete stock. Now is the time to get your Doors and Windows on as the flies will soon be here. We also have a full line oi fly wire and hinges for repairing old doors. THE N. D. PHELPS CO. Telephone 29, Barre, Vermont Agents for Atlas & Alpha Portand Cement on the construction line of a railroad, rose on his own merits to be a section bos and now reports himself thorough ly happy. His action wa futile and foolish for one who mig'ht use the power of wealth for his pleaaure and others' good, it may be said, but it showa that he realized the real unhappinesa of thoae who try to be happy without the stres of work, be it self imposed or necessary for self support. No men are more unhappy than those from whom circumstances hava removed the pressure which requires 'hard work, and who have not had either the willingness or foresight to force themselves to tasks which call for their best and utmost endeavor. Often dndeed it may seem that nothing would be pleasanter than a life of luxurious idle ness, but one has only to see the victima of such living to be disabused of this delusion. In this country the privileges and re sponsibilities of great inherited wea'ith have been but recently experienced, and the very newness of suoh possessions lias led many to waste their lives in the fu tile quest of pleaaure. Luckily to-day more and more of the eons of rich men have grown to mnderstand that they can lead a satisfactory existence only if they live much as other do, using their wealth ratlitr to enlarge the results of their work than to escape its call. It was not perhaps the lcst course for one who had given him the jwssiMl ities inherent in iarge mean to divet himself of the responsibility of their disposition and management, but at least it is worth while for any one In this position to learn tho lesson of competition, and to realize the rewards that only come from real effort. - Then he can undertake, a the man wc have referred to say he yet will; to asume wealth and try to use it for good purposes. Boston Herald.