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The EVENING Established Weekly Published Dally, except Sunday, at Eastern Avenue and Main Street, Bt. Johnsbury, Vermont, by Tlie VV. 1. Pftllcy Publishing Corn puny. Inc. W. l. 1'elley, President; Arthur F. Stone. Vice President; Wallace H. Gilpin, Secretary and Treasurer. BY MAIL 14.00 a year In advance: Six Months, $2.00; Three Month. 11.00. Delivered by carrier, BOc per Month, Jer year. MEMBERS OP TUB ASSOCIATED 1'RIOSS Th Associated Presa Is ' entitled exclusively to the use for republication of all news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise credited in this paper and also the local ntfws published herein. All rights ot republication of special dispatches herein is also reserved. AVIATION By Piivate Ralph Linton . Battery L 149th Field-Artillery .We are youth's heart made visible, who rise On gleaming wings to greet the splendid sun, Weary of eMth's slow certainties, and run Jousts with the elements to show our pride. Last and most chosen chivalry, we meet In single fight to win a single fame; Sweep on victorious, or, defeated, pass Like the p.rehangels, trailing robes of flame. We give generous space today to the political situation as viewed by the two greatest statesmen in the republican party, both ex-presidents. Judge Taft's article in the Philadel phia Public Ledger is a notable con tribution to the literature of the campaign, while Col. Roosevelt hand les the situation without gloves. His Carnegie Hall address is a compre hensive and incisive answer to the President's unfortunate political let ter. FRESS COMMENT Once a Vermont Star Followers of local sports will note with pride and regret the death of Eddie Grant, once a Vermont star baseball player, now dead, "some where in France." Rutland Herald. Pause, Pea-Shooter Patriots The Massachusetts food adminis tration has put the ban on, the use of pea-shooters in the celebration of Halloween on the ground that it would cause the waste of tons of peas, beans, rice, and other forms of "munitions" traditionally used for bombardment of windows. Appealed to on ;his ground, boys who are pat riotic will not think of complying. .And, let it be added, it would be just .(Is wasteful in Vermont as in Mass achusetts. Brattleboro Reformer Women Good Campaigners The women of Vermont proved to be good campaigners after subscrip tions to the Fourth Liberty loan, for ;it has beer determined that they raised $2,770,150, or approximately one-sixth of the total amount raised by the state. When other campaigns for war work are started in the state it will never do to leave the women out of the reckoning. A well organiz ed women's campaign can cover a part of the field which might be over looked by the men, in addition tb taking over some of the work which is generally done by the men cam paigners. Ir Barre the women have played a prominent part in all the war work campaigns and have prov ed to be not only willing workers but successful pleaders. Barre Times. LUNDENDORFF QUITS Emperor William " Accepts Resigna tion of First Quartermaster General London, Oct. 27 A telegram from Berlin, by way of Copenhagen, states that Gen. Ludendorff, first quarter master-general of the German army, has resigned and that Emperor Wil liam has acceded to his request. Offi cial announcement of this was made in Berlin Saturday night. In accepting his resignation the Emperor has decreed that the Lower Rheinish infantry, regiment No. 39, of which Gen. Ludendorff long had been commander, shall bear his name AFTER GERMAN SPIES Leader Gets Two Years' Imprison ment Geneva, Oct. 27 Switzerland, the haven for German spies, has inaug urated a clean-up campaign. The federal court at Geneva has found guilty a band of spies who had been operating at Lausanne. The most severe"penalty was imposed on Herr Bollinger, leader of the band. He was fined $200 and sentenced to two years' imprisonment. The court al so ordered that after the expiration of the prison term the Hun spy chief shall be banished from Switzerland. Varieties of Golden Rod. It is said by ninny persons that the handsomest of the. rods is that which Is called Canada golden rod. The flower cluster is very large and plume like. Tfext to it is that plant which is called the showy golden rod. It is brighter yellow than many of the spe cies and the flower cluster is plume like. The lace-leaved golden rod Is so different from many other common ' species that a person can hardly fail to notice It. The flowers are crowded together, are small and jdull yellow. . CALEDONIAN 1837 Dally 1811 VERMONT NEWS Judson J. Smith, 74, of Pittsford, was found dead Friday in a field where he had gone to work a short time before. His death was due to heart failure. " s Rev. J. B. Sargent, pastor of the NorthnelJ Congregational church, has arrived in England. Mr. Sargent was gvanted a year's leave of absence by his parish that he might engage in Y. M. C. A. work abroad. Twelve short of 2,000 bushels, of potatoes is the gratifying record made by the army of school garden ers this season in Burlington under the supervision of Miss Georgia P. Devine. Twelve tons f Hubbard squash have also been haivested. Lincoln Rice, 22, of Bennington", commited suicide early Thursday evening by shooting himself through the heart with a shotgun. The young man had been drinking heavily and his conditior. was undoubtedly res ponsible for the rash ict. Peter Teelon, teamster for the Ver mont Marble company, at West Rut land, was seriously and perhaps fa tally injured Friday afternoon when three slabs of marble fell upon him, pinning him to the ground, breaking several ribs and possibly causing in ternal injuries. Frederick N. King, Jr., "son ot F. N. King of North Clarendon, while riding horseback Wednesday even ing, was thrown off the horse against a tree, when the animal became frightened of an automobile truck, breaking his leg below the knee and receiving other bruises. George Washington Reynolds, who has been stationed at the recruit camp at Syracuse, N. Y., was taken into custody Friday in St. Albans for being absent from camp without leave. The man will be held there until military authorities come to get him. Superintendent of schools W. C. McGinnis of Bellows Falls has been appointed county director for Wind ham county for the United States boys' working reserve and also coun ty chairman of the victory boys' com mittee for the united war work cam paign. The board of control at its meet ing with the building committee of the department of education at Ran dolph Center Thursday afternoon de cided upon the completion of the dormitory in the State Agricultural school by authorizing the expediture of money from the educational de partment's funds. ,. Chandler Brown, son of Insurance Commissioner Brown of Montpelier, has been notified that he has been appointed to the officers' training school at Louisville, Ky. Mr. Brown recently returned from a year as driver of an ambulance in France. Charles Adams also of Montpelier, has received i, similar appointment. An attempt to beat a train across the Montpelier & Wells River cross ing in Montpelier about two o'clock Friday afternoon resulted in E. C. Gould's automobile being hit by the train. Fortunately the four persons in the machine escaped injury, through the good judgment of the machine. Unless thfl war industries board modifies its order of a few days ago which cuts in half the supply of iron to be used in a given period there is a possibility that the Howe Scale Co. Rutland's largest industry, will be compelled scon to cut its working force from one-third to one-half the number- of hands employed by the concern on Oct 1. As yet the com pany has received no official notifica tion of the order but expects it at any time. Although not all of the members of the students' army trailing corps have arrived at the University of Ver mont, at Burlington, some being de tained by illness or by not having made arrangements with their local boards, 429 men had reported up to Thursday. As the men may be in ducted into the corps to October 30, it is expected that the number will be about 500. Including the men in the signal ccvps and the mechanical school thh will make over 1,000 men in training at the University. Preserving Spiders' Webs. In order to preserve spiders' webs, naturalists employ an ingenious meth od. The webs are first sprayed from an atomizer with a thin solution of art ists shellac, and then, should they be of the ordinary geometric form, they are pressed carefully against a glass plate, the supporting strands at the same time being severed. After the shellac solution has dried the plates carrying the webs can be stored away in a cabinet TAFT CHARGES WILSON SEEKS TO BE DICTATOR Wants Democratic Congress He Can Mould "Abso lutely, to His Will" SAYS REPUBLICANS HAVE GIVEN AID Ex-President Points to Cru cial Time Ahead, When Peace Must be Settled By William Howard Taft (By Courtesy of The Public Ledger) (Copyright, 1918, bv Public Ledger Company) The Pi esident, having put by, in grim times like these, the scruples of taste in his appeal to ihe American people fcr the return of a Democra tic Congress, of course invites a re spectful consideration and discussion by every loyal American citizen of what he says. The appeal of the Presdent is for cible bu- spacious. The uninned leadership he asks is autocratic pow er in fiel:ls in which the Constitu tion and principles of democracy re quire that he should consult other re presentative? of the people than him self. In pursuit of his policies he con sults neither his own party nor any other. He wishes a Democratic Sen ate, not because he would seek their assistance in the foreign policy to which by the fundamental law they are to advise and consent but because he can mould them absolutely to his will without consulting them. He has visited his displeasure, on every Dem ocratic member of either house who has differed with him and called upon that member's constituency to reject him. Is it necessary for the country's welfare that he should be absolutely ruler of this nation for the two years ensuing from March 4 next? That is the premise upon which the sound ness of his appeal, in its ultimate an alysis, mutt rest. Do we need during the life of the next Congress a dic tator? One who knows the facts of this war, r.nd our part in it, and who loves liber;y and popular government, must answer no. The war is nearly won. It may take a year longer. We hope it will be less. The complex questions of the terms of peace are to be sett.'ed in the term of the Con gress now to be elected. ' The stii! more difficult questions of reconstruction after the war are to be met by that Congress. Do the Amer ican people by their action in the next election wish to make both the terms of peace and the reconstruction after the war depend on the uncontrolled will of Woodrow Wilson? That is the issue which he puts to them in his appeal. "Unless you give me uncontrolled power, you repudiate me and my leadership before the world." Aut Caeser aut nulrus. Never in the history of this coun try has the President had such vast and unlimited power as he has today. It has been often exercised through agencies ttlected bv him without great consideration of the individual. Far too many instances of partisan ship in the selection of these agencies are known of all men to give point to the President's disclaimer of thought of party in this appeal. The people have restrained protest against arbi trary exercise of power in their anx iety to win the war. The power which the President has was voted to him by the Republicans in both houses. They manifested no partisan desire to withhold it, in spite of the knowledge that it would tempt the use of it for partisan purposes. The great measure for which the President can claim credit in this war are the two draft acts. The first he could not have secured but for Re publican support. The second he did not initiate until four months after he had first rejected it and until after Republicans and certain Democrats he had proscribed for differing with him had forced it upon his reluctant attention. But for the Republican Congres sional support that he has had in this war he could not have conducted it to its present status.. He charges Re publican leaders with seeking to take the choice of policy and conduct of this war out of his hands by putting it under instrumentalities of their own choosirg. The difficulty with the statement is that it is not true. The mere men? tion of the name of Julius Kahn and his work in this Congress answers every reflection the President makes on the Republican minority. What the Republican leaders at tempted to do was to furnish the President with an executive organiza tion by which he might carry on the war more effectively. There was not the slightest suggestion that he was not to appoint those who were to ex ercise the powers under his super vision and direction. He did not wish to delegate power to his appointees sufficient to enable them to achieve what had to be done and so objected. In the end he was driven to do in more awkward way that ; which monthes before the Republicans sought to give him effective machin ery to do. Thus the War Council of Mr. Baker passed into innocuous desutude, while Stettinius and Goe thals, firs:; rejected, were given re quisite power. . Thus Denman was put forward, withdrawn, then another, then anoth er and finally Schwab was given the unrestricted chance to push the mak ing of .ships. So with aviation, a la mentable waste and failure came first and then Ryan with requisite head ship and authority is doing the job. What wis it that stimulated a re form of lamentable methods and de lays in clothing, rifles, machine guns, artillery and ammunition but investi gations in the Senate Military Com mittee of Republicans and a few wil ful but paniotic Democrats? ; The patriotism land usefulness of the Republicans as a majority in win ning this war stand out so clearly as compared with that of the leaders of the Democratic majority that the Re publicans may well go to the people on the issue which the President raises. Nor is there any more real weight in the President's plea that an elec tion of u Republican Congress will injure the cause of the country in this war abroad as a vote of want of con fidence in his prosecution of the war. The intelligence which he says the European people have, has enabled them to see that an election of a Re publican Congress will mean a more certain prosecution of this war to an unconditional surrender than if the President shall secure a House and Senate who will only do his will and second his desires. The shiver which went through the hearts of the American people when the implied proposals of the Presi dent's first note for a negotiated peace were so quickly accepted ; by Germany was shared by all the brave but suffering peoples of our allies. For reasons apparent to all, the real expressions of feeling in respect to President Wilson's utterances in Eng land and France are restrained. But when the torrent of American public opinion compelled a gradual return j toward a demand for unconditional surrender the joy of our allies was un restrained. They know that a verdict at the election for a Republican House will end forever the dangers which seemed to face a negotiated peace. Instead of obstructing the Presi dent and cur allies in winning this war and . a dictated peace, nothing would so discourage the Germans and hearten our allies as the return of a Republican Congress. CALLED FOR QUICK THINKUG Skipper of Burning Ship, With Cargo of High Explosives, in No Posi- . v tion to Hesitate. The Cephalonia was deeply loaded vith shells, and her chill-rooms were filled with T. N. T. for the Italian army, writes It. E. Cropley in the At lantic. She was well in the midst of the convoy proceeding down the Thames, and had just passed beyond the submarine net, when a thin' pencil of smoke was seen to rise from the corner of No. 1 hatch. It happened to catch the third officer's eye first, and he called Sammy's attention to it. In two shakes Sammy had sounded four blasts on the siren, and a flag fluttered from th; yard-arm, which caused all other ships to give him a wide berth,- as the propeller of the Cephalonia churnel up the sea in her frantic effort to hck and turn as if to return to London. A ship on fire should return to port, but Sammy, with a cargo of T. N. T. wasn't the kind of a skipper to risk blowing cottages and kiddies into the next world in an ef fort to save his own skin. No; he turned the Cephalonia till her stern was head to the breeze, and slowly kept her backing seaward to restrain the fire, if possible, from spreading aft to his chambers of T. N. T. ; backed her away from port and other ships, so that, if she did blow up, the military loss would be confined to the Cephalonia alone. And all the while he was wondering what moment a U boat would pop up and send a torpedo into him, or he would strike a drift ing mine. DUBLIN BOOTBLACKS IN 1780 Polish Used at That Time Was a Com bination of Lampblack and Rotten Eggs. Among the populace of Dublin in 17S0 the shoeblacks were a numerous and formidable body. The polish they used was lampblack and egg3, for which they purchased all that were rotten in the markets. Their imple ments consisted of a three-legged stool, a basket containing a blunt knife, called a spudd, a painter's brush and an old wig. A gentleman usually went out in the morning with dirty boots or shoes, sure to find a shoeblack sitting on his stool at the corner of the street. . The gentleman put his foot in the lap of the shoeblack without ceremony, and the artist scraped it with his spudd, wiped it with his wig and then laid on his composition as thick as black paint with his painter's bi-ush. The stuff dried wllh a rich polish, re quiring no friction, and little inferior to the elaborated Tiiodern fluids, save only the intolerable odors exhaled from eggs in a high state of putridity, and which filled any house which was en tered before the composition was quite dry, and sometimes even tainted the air of fashionable drawing rooms. Uni versity Magazine, FOLEY KIDNEY PHIS VT. REPUBLICANS MUST 'WE UP" Eyes of the State and Nation en G.O.P. State Ticket ' . i WHAT CANDIDATES STAND FOR AND WHO THEY ARE Lively Campaign Promised by Mason S. Stone, With "Harmony" Party Keynote and "Business" It's Watchword. "Wake up, Republicans" is the slogan of the Vermont Republican State Committee in the present cam paign, and the campaign is now on. With the opening of headquarters in Montpelier last week there was a notable gathering of nominees and members of the State Committee, and the key-note of the occasion was harmony. Never in the history of Vermont Republicans was there a more com plete merging of personal beliefs and private opinions in the general good or tne party and the principles for which that party stands. By common consent, all matters of controversy were eliminated from the meeting, and the nominees on the Republican state v ticket stand ab solutely united on ten fundamental principles which may be summarized as follows: 1. A sound business administration for Vermont. 2. Every resource of State and nation to be dedicated to winning the war. 3. No peace without victory. 4. Business principles in national affairs. 5. Return to their owners after the war of all public utilities commandeered by the federal government. 6. Brief, business session of Legislature. 7. State pay for all Vermont soldiers and sailors in the service of the nation. 8. Return of the rural school to the rural communi.'y, better teachers and better schools. 9. Trunkline highways in Vermont, with federal aid, and better back roads for farmers. 10. Deeper' waterways for Vermont lake ports. The campaign is in charge of Ma son S. Stone, candidate for lieutenant governor, and W. A. Lord, former speaker of the House and a veteran of many political battles, is in charge of the organization work. L. M. Hays is in charge of the publicity. "It is going to be a lively campaign henceforward," said Mr. Stone at Montpelier headquarters, after the meeting of candidates and committee last week, "and the only thing we have to fear is the fact that Vermont voters are so engrossed in war ac tivities and business that they , may consider everything settled in ad vance, cut and dried and so safely and sanely arranged for that , they won't take the trouble to get out and vote. "Our message to Vermont Repub licans is simply to 'wake up' and show the nation that this state is not only indivisibly in favor of winning the war, but is also staunchly Re publican and prepared to do its full part in the war and in the recon struction following the war. "Never was there a greater need for a sound business administration of the state's affairs than at present. Never was there a greater demand for economy and efficiency in using the state's funds. "In Mr. Clement, the voters of the state will find not only a strong and patriotic leader, but a man of large affairs, skilful in business, ripe in experience, of sound judgment and eminently fitted to administer the state's affairs on business principles. "Vermont is going to be called upon to spend a large amount of money during the next two years. We must provide state pay for 13,000 soldiers and sailors in the service of the nation. We must keep our state militia trained and equipped. We must increase our production of food and war material. After the war, there must be enormous reconstruc tion. All this takes money and one of the best ways to save money Is to stop waste in spending it. "Every candidate on the Republi can ticket is pledged to that sort of administration, and we urge the voters of Vermont to come to the front with an old-fashioned Republi can vote on November fifth. "Vermont's representation in . na tional party affairs is exactly condi tioned on Vermont's vote for gover nor in the November election. Noth ing else counts. Don't fail to vote." THE CANDIDATES. Percival'W. Clement of Rutland is a busi ness man and publicist. He has had much ex perience in public life and is pledged to a program of constructive reform in the state'! business. If elected and empowered by the legislature, he will undertake to have the state's business done on a business basis. - Mason S. Stone probably Tcnows mCie Ver monters by name than any other man in the state. As school supervisor, superintendent of education and since the war as a ac tive aide to various activities, he is close to Vermont conditions and will be of great as sistance in the business administration of the state's affairs. Walter F. Scott of Brandon is the present state treasurer and is known by every man In public life for the high integrity of his personal character and his faithful, .single minded devotion to the public service. Benjamin Gates of Montpelier. candidate for re-election as auditor, has not only "made good" in the extremely responsible position wW-ich he holds, but has a strong personal following, due to his engaging personality. He will be a strong part of the administra tion. .Harry A. Black of Newport, candidate foi secretary of state, has a wide personal ac quaintance in Vermont on account of his twelve years' service as clerk in the House of Representatives. He fa familiar with pub lic matters, accustomed to state house rou tine and will be an able successor to wer like Howland, Bailey and Fleetwood. Frank C. Archibald of Manchester, candi date for attorney-general, is an experienced legislator and a skilled and fearless prose cutor. His elevation as the head of the etate'i legal department weald b the direct anc logical result of his services aa prosecuting attorney of -his own county and a true recog nition of his abilities a a lawyer. If "There is one remedy house, and that is Dr. sin. it Helps my digestion wonderfully and vs a laxative it is pleasant and dependable: (From a letter to Dr. CaMwell written by, Mr. J. N. Kidd, Bells, Texas.). From youth to age the greatest menace to health is constipation, which retards diges tion and disturbs the entire organic system.! . To relieve constipation a mild laxative, such as Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin, is preferable to drastic cathartics and purgatives, the violence of which shock the system unduly. DR. CALDWELL'S v r Syrup Pepsin The Perfect Laxative N Sold by Druggists Everywhere 50 cts, (2) $1.00 A TRIAL BOTTLE CAN BE OBTAInId. FREE OF CHARGE. BY WRITING TO DR. W. B. CALDWELL. 459 WASHINGTON STREET. MONTICELLO. ILLINOIS LETTER FROM WAG. CRANE Says at Times he Only Got a Few Hours' Sleep' Mrs. F. A. Crane of Danville has received the following letter from' her son, Wagoner F. W. Crane: U. S. Ambulance Co. No. 25, 5th Division, 4A. E. F., A. P. O. 745, France There isn't much I can tell you but I think by now you're read about the work the 5th Division has been do ing; for about a week I was at the wheel night and day. Of course, at times, I would get. a few hours of sleep. We lost one of our best men in the company, and we all miss him terribly. Now we are back at the rear for a rest. Expect to go back to the front most any time. I don't have a great deal of time to write. But you write just as often as you can. I am hoping all of us will soon get back to you all. But we are going to give it to them good and proper before we return. Must close. With love to all, FRED PVT. BOND WRITES HOME Local Papers are Always Welcome Mrs. George McFarlin has received the following letter from her brother, Pvt. Fred A. Bond, Ambulance Co., 302. 301 Sanitary Train, A. E. F., A. P. O. 773 Somewhere in France. Dear Sister Kate: Just a line to let you know I am well. Have had a big day today. Had a banquet, chicken, custard pie, doughnuts, grapes, beer and a big Blackstone cigar. After dinner we had a baseball game first and second team 9 innings, the second team winning 12-17. We had the graph anola which was the music for the day. said you sent me the paper. I will be very gald to get it. We have a paper we iret once a week, the "Stars and Stripes," a very good paper, but the paper from home would be very welcome. One of my friends, a Newport boy, gets a paper from home quite often. I am going on a pass Saturday. I will go to some city if I can. I would like to go to Paris. Now I will close, hoping to hear from you soon, I remain, Your loving brother, FRED BACK LIKE A BOARD? IT'S YOUR KIDNEYS There's no use suffering from the awful agony of lame back. Don't wait till it "passes off." It only comes back. Find the cause and stop it. Diseased conditions of the bladder or kidneys are usually indi cated bys stiff lame back, wrenching pains, lumbago, sciatica, nervousness, sleeplessness, tired, worn-out feeling, pain in the lower abdomen. These are nature'3 signals for help! Here 3 the remedy. W7hen you feel the first twinges of pain or experi ence any of these symptoms, get busy at once. Go to your druggist and get a box of the pure, original GOLD MEDAL Haarlem Oil Capsules, im ported fresh every month from the laboratories in Haarlem, Holland. Pleasant and easy to take, they al most instantly attack the poisonous germs that are clogging up your system and bring quick relief. iFor over two hundred years they have been helping the sick. Why not try them? Sold everywhere by reliable druggists in sealed packages. Three sizes. Money back if they do not help you. Ask for "GOLD MEDAL" and be sure the name "GOLD MEDAL" is on the box. OUR WANT ADS PAY I always keep in tlie. Caldwell's Syrup Pep- ST. J. FIRE ALARM Directions for Giving Alarm Citizens are earnestly requested to keep themselves informed as to the location of Alarm boxes,- so that should a fire occur in their vicinity the alarm may be given promptly. Keys to Fire Alarm Boxes are in the Door. Break the glass, unlock the door, pull the hook down once and let go, and if possible remain at bo " and direct the firemen to the fire. Location of Boxes in St. Johnsbury Following is a 'list of fire alarm boxes and their location: West Side Section ' 21 South End Machine Shop,' Fair banks. 23 Front of Fairbanks Inn. 23 Front of Main Office, Fairbanks. 24 Corner Spring and Central streets. 25 Underclyffe (private) 26 Corner Cliff and Winter streets. 27 Corner Webster and Summer streets. 28 Corner Cliff and Mt. Pleasant streets. Main Street Section 31 Summer street, opposite Bright look Hospital. 32 Brantview (private). 34 South Park, front H. N. Turner's. 35 Prospect street, near St. Johns bury Hospital. 36 Corner Eastern avenue and Main street. 37 Corner Maple and Main streets.. 38 Arnold Park, near A. F. Nichols. Railroad Street Section 41 Granite Square, across railroad tracks from Swift Company. 42 Corner Eastern avenue and Cherry street. 43 Railroad street, head of Port land street. 45 Pills bury and Baldwin. 46 Corner Cross and Railroad streets. 47 Railroad street, front Citizens' Bank entrance. 48 Corner Maple and Pearl streets. 49 St. Mary street. " Paddock Village Section 2 Passumpsic street, near Hastings Bridere. 53 Railroad street, north . near St Johnsbury Garage. 54 Ramsey Park, near water tub. 56 Corner Emerson and Pleasant streets. Summerville Section 62 Corner River street and Marion avenue. 03 Corner Portland and Caledonia streets. 64 Harrison avenue. 65 Corner Portland street and Con cord avenue. 67 Corner Portland and State streets. ' .'. 68 Corner Concord avenue and Lib erty street. Stock Yards Company, Jersey City, New Jersey. Says: We use RAT-SNAP about our plant for the extermination v of rats with marked success. It is a wonderful preparation. It did be yond question all you claimed it would do killing the rodents, driv ing them from their haunts, and eli minating odors arising from their death. We cheerfully endorse its use in places infested with vermin? Four sizes,, 25c, 50c, $1.00 and $3.00. Sold by Charles A. Searles & Co., and Arthur E. Smith, St. Johnsbury Vt. J. H. Goodrich, Barnet. Vt. W. K. Sproule, Jr., Assistant Cashier In Denmark and Sweden . they are using peat fibre to make textile goods. The "peat wool" is made into mat ting, carpets, soles for footwear and other things. In some cases animal hair is mixed with it. By mixing in from 30 to 40 per cent of wool they make a cloth of excellent qualty and a thread stronger that that made of wool al me. "