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THfc BARRE .-'DAILY Ti::.. ".RRE, VT., FRIDAY, JULY 16, 1920.
FRIDAY, JULY 16, 1920.
'"Publii.hed Every Wffk-Diy Afternoon by
Krank E. Lnley, Fuhlinher
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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
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
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.
if you want
the genuine
-in bottles
for the home
at soda fountains
and on draught
ill S
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.
F. H. Rogers &
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. '
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
"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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
If you are seeking Insurance, see our Local Agent
McAllister & Kent
Agents for Barre, Berlin and Orange
is tt the bottom of most
digestive ills.
for Indigestion afford pleas
ing and prompt reiiet from
the distress of acid-dyspepsia.
1 lot Brown Calf High Heels, in all sizes
1 lot Black Kid High Heels in all sizes . .
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
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
jt a . a.
Bargains! Bargains! Bargains!
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
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
A. W. Badger & Co.

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