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THfc BARRE .-'DAILY Ti::.. ".RRE, VT., FRIDAY, JULY 16, 1920.
BARRE DAILY TIMES FRIDAY, JULY 16, 1920. '"Publii.hed Every Wffk-Diy Afternoon by THE BARRE DAILY TIMES, INC. Krank E. Lnley, Fuhlinher Entered t the Potomc t Brr m Second Clam Mail Matter SUBSCRIPTION RATES One year by mail Three mcmtha by mall 1-"0 One month by mail ent Single copy.... 2 cent All iubecriptiona cah In advan;e. MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Aaaoclated Pre I exclusively entitled to the tiM for republication of all newt dia patchee credited to it or not otherwUe cred ited in thia paper, and aleo the local nev publihd therein. It is the open season for policemen in Ireland. The American yacht Resolute now has a chance to prove her name under adversity. Sir Thomas Lipton will never drink out of the America's cup because there is no bottom to it. Quincy, Mass., gained 265 in a revi sion of its census. Not a very large gain for Quincy, but it would be con siderable for Barre under the present situation. Although the designation Farmer comes first in the name of the new party, called the Farmer-Labor party, it is very evident that Labor comes first when the matter of control is un der consideration. The motor tourists who were held up by a black bear in Cavendish gorge got something they were not looking for a real "movie" thrill. Vermont scen ery is described' as unexpected. Some of the scenes also are. Former Mayor John D. Ryan of Hol yoke, Mass., is the modern Colossus, having circulated papers for nomina tion by both the Republicans and the Democrats for a state senatorship. The voters generally have a way to treat such etraddlers. Being on the out with about every body, including the convention, which started to nominate him for president, Senator La Follette may take it into his head to start a party all his own, with Wisconsin as the stronghold of the new organization. Those Vermonters who were unable to go to Plymouth on Thursday to pay their respects to Gov. Coolidge of Mas sachusetts, the Republican candidate for vice-president, wish to make it known that they have a very high opinion of the man. The sentiments ex pressed by those who were enabled to be present for the informal homecom ing reception of this Vermonter repre sent the ideas of the other. The present scarcity of "old" pota toes makes that estimated eight per cent increase in Vermont's 190 crop look as if it might come in dandy a year from now. Sometimes we think we are raising too many potatoes for the market, but before the year is fin ished we generally find that the sup posed too many were not enough. That eight per cent increase will be taken care of easily. Candidate Harding is very mild in hia reproach against flov. Clement for his refusal to csll a special session of the Vermont legislature. Harding merely says he hsd hoed Clement would do so. A good many ha ruber things have been said against Clement than that and by those whose personal interests in the matter were not nearly so great as Harding's. This indicates that the Republicans may have a can didate with a spirit of forbearance. Shamrock's first so-called victory in the. international yacht races with Res olute was a rather hollow affair and not to be considered as a fair test of the merits of the two boats. In fact, good sportsmanship might rail for the declination of such a victory, although it is possible under the interpretation cf the rules to have the brush go down as rictory. It is to be expected that Peeolute will make up for the loss of the point when her repairs have been completed. Now and then some objection is raised to the action of the allies in in ject ini Marshal Foch and Field Mar sh1 XVilsonin the diplomatic negotia tions with Orrmany over the delivery of coal to the allies by Germany; and apain the answer to such objection comes that th only force which Ger many recognizes to-day (as during ths 1914-1 period) is the superior force. -jHstsay Ems if you want the genuine -in bottles for the home at soda fountains and on draught cm ill S 'ASH that bubble over with good quality. Colors that will cheer fully resist soap, rub bing, drubbing and all the small boy himself can do to destroy them. 'Colors that will not fade. $2.50 and up. ''y F. H. Rogers & Company To that force Germany bows. Ger many recognises the superior military position of the allies and well knows that resistance by arms would be fu tile as well as extremely damaging to what little prestige Germany regains. Therefore, when the allies bluntly brought Foch and Wilson into the de liberations at Spa the Germans promptly acquiesced and concluded their bluff. There should be no valid objection to the display of force by the allies when it is the only thing Ger many will recognize. Judging by U) newspaper reports, there are more drownings to every one hundred persons in Vermont than in any other state of the union. The rec ord of casualties this summer has been unusually long, and in nearly all in stances the deaths were due to Inabil ity to swim or to only partial com petence in that art. There is great need of attention to teaching the young people how to swim. Parents could profitably spend a little, time during the summer in giving a few simple les sons in swimming, providing, of course, the parents had gained proficiency in the ability to move about in the watar. Older boys could do a splendid work in paying some attention to the young sters paddling about on the edge of the pools with them. The youngsters learn readily from the older boys and they would learn much faster by a lit tle individual instruction. ' NO LICENSE FOR THIS MAN. Secretary of State Black will re ceive the approbation of most of the people of the state for his stand in refusing to grant an operator's license to Edward Daley of Burlington, who was recently pardoned by Gov. Clement after having been sentenced on the charge of manslaughter for running down and killing a young woman in Burlington last summer. The evidence brought out in the trial showed that the car which struck the young woman was moving at a very rapid pace, that there wss no slackening of the speed when the woman was hit and that the tail light of the car was switched off promptly as if to prevent the securing of the number of the vehicle. The jury decided that Daley was the driver of that car and the judge sentenced him to a term in prison. Clement pardoned the man. and now Daley has come to the secretary of state for the right to operate a motor vehicle this summer. As w understand the situation. See retsry Black has refused to grant the license, declaring that the fact of a pardon by the governor does not quali fy the applicant for the right to oper ate. If th state is to maintain some de gree of safety on the highways it is no way to go about it by immediately giving a license to a man who less than a year ago was convicted of killing a woman by striking her when his car was moving at a rapid speed. Respect for the motor vehicle laws of the state would drop to a low point if there should be such a miscarriage of the in tent of the law. Everywhere there is a elamor to prevent speeding of motor vehicles, and SeVretary of State Black is taking many steps to bring shout the desired condition. He cannot, there fore, consistently grant a license to this man Daley. Judging By Sounds. "What are ym diny in the kitrh m. Thomas'" inquired Ihe inquisitive if. "I'm opening a csn of tomatoe. if .,,1 tintr-'-'ilir'' w:h to know.'" he impatiently rejoined. ..rid ,.t . i.'.i opening it with!" "Why, with a can opener. Did yon tlink I tisine my l.-eth!" he added iaatre!y. Th. no. dear," she suddenly replied, but I d know xmi are not of-enir; it with ptaret." Sianitona Free Pre. No Doubt About It, v jnu th.nk a eitl of your evpen ?ate f-oiilj ir r.n try email .alary !" -Why. terra nlv. 4ar II! h my r'err'i rcail learn t wk " fton Trim 'T'p CURRENT COMMENT Bagful of Troubles for Waters. Traffic Manager C. D. Waters haw a department in liiirre granite, the live trade journal. The caption reads like thin: "Tell your Transportation Trou bles to the Traffic Manager." u'e know the genial traffic mamier must be busy, but we arc wondering if he would bq willing to take on any more traffic troubles. If he will say, so we will nhip him a bagful. Northfield News'. Taft's Independence. Mr. Taft's selection by the Grand Trunk railroad to represent it on the board of arbitration which will de termine the value of the stocks to be taken over by the Canadian govern ment, recalls " his high-minded reason for determining not to practice law when his presidential term was over. He felt that it would be a cause of em barrassment if lie were to appear in court and argue cat.es before judges whom he had himself put upon the bench. He therefore abandoned thought of what would naturally have been a very lucrative practice. It is no secret that much of his wearisome traveling and speech-making has been uncom plainingly undertaken to eke out his private income. The service to which the Grand Trunk haa called him in volves no embarrassments and is some thing for which he is well qualified. No doubt our Canadian cousins will remunerate him handsomely, as they ought to, for the job. Spring-field Re publican. New Business for Fanners. The time is coming and in the near future when some of the enterprising farmers who own farm lands situated along the trunk lines, that are used by automobile tourists, wilj fit up a cer tain plot of land for camping purposes. Many an easy dollar could be earned at a very reasonable outlay of money. They want something that has just a little novelty in it. We know of some farmers located almost within the vil lage limits, who by investing a few dollars in some modern tents both for sleeping purposes and storing automo biles, could in our judgment show prof it that would be a regular mortgage lifter. Let some Waterbury citizen start this enterprise and it would re quire little advertising. It would bs quicklv noised about. Waterbury Record. Rural or Urban? An "urbanization" of the American people that is, the slow conversion of the majority of them from country people into city people is apparent in the preliminary figures of the 1020 census, just as" it was quite definitely apparent in the full returns of the cen sus of 1010 and lWio. In 190O the dis tinctly urban percentage had risen to 31.2. In 1910 it was 34.0, and in 1920, if present tendencies are maintained in the full return, it is said that it will be 30.0 per cent. Thus the city popu lation climbs ateadily toward the pro portion of one-half, or more than one- half, of the whole, which some time it mav attain. In other words, the pres ent drift indicates that, like England, we are likely to become predominantly an industrial country, and that in that day we shall no longer have the pre ponderating vote of the "sturdy yeo man" to counterbalance the influence of the "industrial proletariat." It may be noted that even no'w, if the line between rural and urban pop ulation be drawn with towns of over 2,01m) people, instead of over 10,000, we have n urban population, as already reported, of 46.3 per cent, and it may rise above 50 per cent, as against Ion the same line of cleavage) 3tt per cent 30 vears ago. But it is needless to say that the population of towns of 2,500 people hardly possesses, in fact, the "urban" characteristics. Essentially the people of cities and towns of less than 10,000 people are, except in th case of the suburbs of cities, country people; and we here use this word in its favor able sense, and not with any unfavor able meaning whatever. The commer cial population of towns of less than IO.Oihi people is generally dependent for means of subsistence upon the agricul tural population, and happily partakes of its general character. .Let us hope that it will continue to do so. and that the day when the majority of our pop ulation will be "indut rislized" is still fairly far away. After all, a treat part of tiie moral or well as the material strength of our republic is due-to the fact that we are more rural than urban. The roots of our republic are in the soil. We are not ready to transfer them to the factory. Boston Tran script. The Anglo-J panes Treaty. Continuation for another year of the treaty of alliance between Great Britain and Japan is no doubt to be takr as a postponement of the diffi cult problems involved. When Russia cor.ap'sd the Chinese publicist, S. G. Chenf at once called attention to the essentia! point: "Will the Anjrlo-Jap-anese alliance, which should have terminated in 1!15 but for the mar. he renewed? If , toward which power wi'l Its aims be directed! The future alone can show." The future has not yet shown, and the postponement of the issue for another year is perhaps mads eecesry by the uncertainty and eonhtsion of world affairs. Whtn the alliance was formed it was directed primarily against Rusms, which wss Enffland's rival on the long; Asiatic frontier of the two empires.; and which wa mensnjr both .Ispsn ; and (hitis. Later the point m the treaty was turned aeint Germany. and when w ar c ame .Tapan lent a hand ' in extirpating German commerce in j the far eat. Hut Germany i now dni for, and in p!ae of a Kuian menace in Manchuria there a Japanese men ace in Sttwria. hi'e the British contio verr with soviet Russia is rspid'y sp-proa-hiii(r a peaceful solution. It is therefore no easier than it wa two years gn to answer Cheng's ques tion in regard to the treaty. " Toaard which power will its aims be direct ed?" So far as Europe is concerned, Japan no longer needs an alliance, and it certainly does not feur an attack by the United (States. Acute points of con troversy exist, and feeling in Jipan much more intense in regard to the California question than is generally realized in this country, but precisely the same issues exist in the case of Australia and other parts of the Brit ish empire. Only in caso a commer cial quarrel should result from the en hanced competition following the war would there be a basis for an alliance directed against the I'nitcd States, and while the new American whipping laws have made a flutter in maritime coun tries no serious dispute has yet result ed. But tlio future of international re lations is just now extremely obscure, and the extension of the treaty may be meant to allow time for iem to clear a title. Springfield Republican. . The Allies and Russia. It was fortunate fur the allies that wireless telegraphy was available when the time came to ask Russia to spare Roland; so thoroughly has Russia been isolated that without wireless it might have been difficult to get into official communication with Moscow. It is not the first time, that the allies have had to use wireless for asking a favor; when Denekine's forces which they had been supporting were crushed the allies, unable to remove his men to a place of safety, begged for clem ency and the request was granted. "What shall we do "-with you!" the Moscow government asked the captured officers. "Send us to fight the Roles," many of them replied, and it was done. Now they are pursuing the Poles and the allies are again using the wireless to ask clemency, this time for Poland. These relations make it rather .ab surd to ask whether the alljes are recognizing the soviet government. Technically they are not, and Bonar Law is quite correct in re assuring the House of Commons upon this point. Practically, however, the allies in their proposals for peace between Russia and Poland are accepting the Soviets as the de facto rulers of Russia, competent to negotiate in regard to its new frontiers. There can be no question that without formal recognition the soviet govern ment by its successive victories over domestic and foreign foes has won a new diplomatic status. In such matters a legalistic view is out of place. Rus sia is so vast and so isolated as to con stitute a world in itself; any govern ment which solidly establUhes itself there is the Russian government by virtue of governing Rusia rather than by grace of foreign diplomats. "Diplomatic intercourse, naturally, is not to be looked for till peace is made. The rupture of diplomatic relations is always the first step of governments which are beginning a war, and so long as the allies are virtually at war with Russia the exchange of diplomatic courtesies is out of place. If peace is now to be made, we may expect some form of diplomatic intercourse to be arranged, if only Wnuse of the practi cal inconvenience of having to discuss important matters at lonjr range by wireless telegraphy. A beginning has already been made in the negotiations with Krassin, who is now returning from Moscow to Lon don with authority from the Soviets to grant the preliminary requirements of the allies. If the negotiations succeed, it. is improbable that the diplomatic machinery thus set up will be disman tled, and it will he only a question of time when conventional diplomatic in tercourse will be established. Vet in the case of Russia this is a relatively unimportant matter which may be left to the course of events. The essential thing is to wind up the veiled war in which the allies have been discnmrlted and humiliated, and to put the im mense economic resources of Russia at the service of Europe Springfield Re publican. The Slate Industry. Figures now in process of compila tion by the I'nitcd States geological survey on srate production in the Unit ed States in 1!MP indicate that the in crease in Vermont for all varieties will i run around 14 per cent. While this gain is gratifying, it is, nevertheless, less. than the increases in the other slate- producing states. Pennsylvania shows. an increase of 3n per cent ; Maryland .Vt per cent and Virginia 30 per cent. ! Reports for roofing slate production show an inerese in Vermont, of 10 per cent. Total slate production in the; United States in 1913 represents jv,- i OM.noo. sn increase of 2." per cent over 1 191 . Roofing slate made up more than half the value, $3,040,000, an increase of 30 per cent in value and 25 per cent in quantity. The average price per square increased from $o.S4 in 1918 to $.40 last year. The uses of slate are increasing and the list is growing longer as modern science finds new uses. The report names the following: Roofing slate, mill stock for sanitary and structural purpose, slate for use in electrical in titalliitiotiH, for blackboards, for school slates, for billiard tables, for tomb stones, crosswalks, well covers and for small pieces for embedding in asphalt as material for flat roofs. Vermont and Rutland county are par ticularly interested in the latter devel opment of the industry. Extensive con struction work on the unit basis is now under way between Poultney and Fair Haven on the plant- of the Vermont Milling Products company, affiliated with the Certain-feed Products com pany of St. IOuis, big dealers in roofing materials. ' The company's No. 2 mill will be in operation in August, it is ex pected, and the new industry promises to assume larjre proportions. The first unit will handle 40 tons of slate an hour, or 120,000 tons annually, and that alone will materially swell the state figures next year. Indications are that the new industry will become one of the most important in the state. Ground slate for roofing purposes is dot entirely new, but its use was ev t ended during the war in government construction work and individual build ers also experimented satisfactorily with it. As a result, the demand has increased and two new quarries last year were equipped to handle it. The red and green slates of Vermont and New York are most widely used in the new roofing material. Rutland Herald. HOME DEMONSTRATION AGENT. Miss Tilden Is Exceptionally Well Qualified to Start the Work Miss Roseland Tilden has been em ployed as Windsor county's home dem onstration agent. Her headquarters will be at the farm bureau office in the Vermont Packing Co.'s building in White River Junction. She is desirous and willing to co-operate with all groups of wigtien in the county and ex presses a desire to make early ac quaintances. Although born in Massachusetts, Miss Tilden has had most of her expe rience in New Hampshire. In 1913 she was graduated from the state normal at hleene; since that time she has taken several summer courses at Cor nell, where she specialized in home economics work. For eight years Miss Tilden was oc cupied in teaching and community work in the rural schools in New Hampshire. When the war broke out she was employed on the emergency war work on food demonstrations. For two years following she wss the very successful home demonstration agent in Belknap, N. H. M:ss Tilden came directly to Wind sor county from Lombard college, (Jalesbury, III., where he had just spent a year studying for a B. S. deifree. This extensive education, coupled with such broad experience, makes Miss Til den exceptionally well qualified to lead Windsor county in home demonstra tion work. Windsor County Farm Notes. It is ejupected that State Inspector A. H. Gilliert will be in Windsor county the week of July 24 to inspect the potato fields of those men who have applied for certification. A meeting of the farmers in the vi cinity of Randolph for the purpose of discussing a co-operative creamery was held lat week. Although over a thou and cows were pledged toward a farm ers' owned plant it was decided by the committee in charge that this number was not. sufficient to start a successful plant at once. The men in this vicini ty, however, are hoping to be able to start a plant in the near future. A field meeting for the purpose of explaining the modern potato diseases and spraying practices will be held at Sharon, South Royalton, Barnard, Rochester, Woodstock and one or two other localities in Windsor county next week of the 24th. The State Jersey Cattle club is to hold its annual meeting at Quechee Fells farm, August 13, Observing the letter of the Law at Least. Martha Jane's sweet tooth had been indulged so much that her mother had issued the. decree, "No more candy," and the remainder of the box had been relegated to the top shelf. A few days ago it was brought down and judicious ly apportioned to Martha Jane, for whom a taste spelled more, and even a second taste did not satisfy. When her mother saw her about to take a third helping, she remarked emphat ically: "Now, don't let me see you take another piece." Presently Mrg. S. was called from the room, and when she returned she found her four-year-old daughter in the farthest corner of the couch, hasti ly making away with a nice, plump chocolate cream. "Martha Jane," said her mother, in her sternest tones, "didn't I tell you not to let me see ' you take another piece of candy !" "I know you did, mother," said the little diplomat, "but I took this one while you were gone." Indianapolis News. Flattering. Modern photography appears, to be an art that enables us to see ourselves as others do not see ns. Boston Transcript. No Bank Can Grow Without Giving The growth of the Quarry Savings Bank & Tru?t Co. has not been accidential. Steadily it has been building up on a solid foundation of service ren dered, keeping pace with financial requirements of its clientele. Consequently its -.growth has been sound and normal. Call and interrogate us relative to your financial problems. QUARRY SAVINGS BANK ' AND TRUST CO. BEN A.EASTMAN, Pres. H.J.M.JOKES.V.Prea. C M.e7TLLET.Ti DIRECTORS : Baa A. Eastman J. M. Boutwall W. G. Bcgrnolds H. F. Cutlet E. L. Bcott H.J. M. Jonas B. W. Hooker H. H. Jackaoa Capital Savings Bank and Trust Go. Montpelier, Vt. To Depositors: . Safety of principal is more to be desired than high rates of interest. Some of our invest ments: $440,000 U. S. Liberty and Victory Bonds $30,000 State of Ver mont Bonds $75,000 City of Mont pelier Notes 4 Per Cent Paid on Savings Deposits Banking by Mail Safe and Satisfactory (,W. L. BLANCHARD, Tres. FRANK N. SMITH, Treasurer Vermont Mutual Fire Insurance Company of Montpelier, Vt. NINETY-SECOND YEAR Assets $11,653,426.00 Insurance in Force, $112,201,181.00 Number of Policies in Force, 57,750 Policies written under Mutual or Paid-Up Plan at actual cost no profit Consider this fact when placing your Automobile Fire Insurance i If you are seeking Insurance, see our Local Agent McAllister & Kent Agents for Barre, Berlin and Orange EXCESSIVE ACIDITY is tt the bottom of most digestive ills. MfQIDS for Indigestion afford pleas ing and prompt reiiet from the distress of acid-dyspepsia. MADE BY SCOTT & BOWKE MAXERS OF SCOTT 3 EMULSION Special OXFORDS 1 lot Brown Calf High Heels, in all sizes 1 lot Black Kid High Heels in all sizes . . ..$7.95 ..$7.95 1 lot Patent High Heels in all sizes $7.95 1 lot Black Kid Pumps, High Heels, in all sizes. $7.95 1 lot Brown and Black Medium Heel Oxfords. $4.9S 1 lot Pumps, small sizes $3.98 1 lot Black and Brown Oxfords, sizes 2V-3.$2.95 1 lot MEN'S Oxfords ?.$3.4o Rogers' Walk-Over Boot Shop in CONSERVATIVE This bank is conservative, as any institution ought to be that handles other people's money. We understand by conservativeness a due re gard not only for our own interests but for the interests of all concerned, and an unwilling ness to take any action that is not dictated by experience and sound judgment The First National Bank of Montpelier Eitabliihed in 1865 A Good Bank in a Good Town tfvjjr rtu mux it? i tTf"""Tai VI f Inianfs A Katritiocs Diet tor All Ages Quick Lunch at Home ar Office Ami ImiUttaBi sod Scbstirttcs I lit s in A .' V 14,500 STOCK of- SHOES ON SALE AT GREATLY REDUCED MARK OWN PRICES jt a . a. Bargains! Bargains! Bargains! for- Friday and Saturday Men's Work Shoes, per pair $3.98 Men's Civilian Dress Shoes, per pair $5.69 Men's Oxfords, per pair $3.75 Men's White Oxfords, per pair $1.75 Ladies' Oxfords Low and High Heel, per pair $4.8 Indies' Oxfords, per pair v!2f Ladies' White Shoes, per pair $1.98 and $2.98 Ladies' High Shoes, per pair $3-25 Ladies' Georgette Waists, per pair $o.00 and $7.00 Men's Work Shirts, each $1.25, $1.45 and $1.75 Men's Overal's and Jackets, per pr. .$2.00, $2.25 and $2.50 Men's Union Suits, each $1.50, $1.75 and $2.00 Men's Khaki rants, per pair .$1.75 and $2.50 Men's Stockings per pair 2oc. 3oc, 50c, 75c, J1.00 ladies' Stockings, per pair 35c, 50c, 75c and $1.25 Ladies' Bungalow Aprons, each 9Sc. $1.98, $2.25 Ladies' Tumps and Oxfords, per pair 9Sc Trade with the store that saves you money. Barre Bargain Store II. ZITER. Trop. jel. 730 248 North Main Street, Barre, Vermont Follow the crowds to our big Shoe Sale. We are overstocked. We want the money and you need the Shoes. What do you say if we swap? Extra clerks at your service. Every pair of Shoes is plainly narked with the size and price. Your pennies will look like dollars if you attend HEA'S BIG SALE 99 "REFRIGERATORS At 25 Per Cent Discount for This Week Only As it is getting late in the heaon and we do not care to carry any of our Refrigerators over until next season, we will give a 25 per cent discount on the remainder of our Mock, for CASH ONLY. We have all the popular sizes in ftock LET US SHOW YOU.. A. W. Badger & Co. A NEW AND tT-TO-DTE AUTO AMBULANCE