THE BARRE DAILY TIMES, BARRE, VT., SATURDAY, JULY 12, 1913.
WE, HAVE A
ON the SPOT
Yes, we are the only
clothiers in this town
with a tailor on the spot
for the convenience of
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
Wt Clean, Press and Repair Clothing
F. H. Rogers &Co.
174 North Main Street, Barre, Vermont
Vactaion and Outing
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
Once you wear them,
you will always wear
Or if it's White Shoes,
Tennis Shoes, or Sandals,
we have them.
Let us show you.
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
YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN
Ar urged to ntudy BOOKKEEPING. SHORT
HAND, TYPEWRITING AND 8TENOTYPY
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.
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
$2.50 to $3.50.
"Queen Quality," $3.00
Pumps, Oxfords, and
PEOPLES SHOE STORE
C 8. Aadraws, Prop.
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, U. S. DEPOSITORY
The (My : Nafflonal Bank
Under Government Control
Interest in the ' savings department credited to ac
. counts July 1st and January 1st.
The People's National Bank
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BARRE DAILY TIMES
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FRANK E. tANCLET, Publish
The dailv averaee circulation of the
Daily Times for the laat week wtv
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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 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.
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."
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.
"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.
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
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
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."
"She says she longs to sojourn on
the banks of the Gulf Stream, of which
she has heard so much." Washington
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
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
"An imaginary line," repeated the
great railwav financier, absentmindedly.
'Who is promoting it?' Washington
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. ,
Savings Bank and Trust
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 ' . '
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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