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THE VERMONT PHCENIX; BlUTTLEBORO; FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 191G.
'BOYD GETS SENTENCE
Fino of $300 and Four Months In
House of Correction
Case Will Go to Supramo
Boyd's rather Surety for
Sum of $1000.
Horry Boyd, driver of tho iiutoni
mobile from which Mrs. W, M. Itaudnll
wns thrown in tho West llivor bridgo
duly II nfter n collision with tho bridge
nnd with a carriage in which Mrs.
Henry Oilfcnther nnd Mrs. .1. C. New
ton were riding;, was sentenced Wed
ncsdny in tho iiiimici pal court by
Judge Frank U, Harjicr to pay n lui
of .300 nnd costs of prosecution nnd
to servo not loss thnn four nor moro
t li mi six niuiitliH in the hou go of cor
Attorney llnrrio B. Clinse, counsel
for Boyd will tnke tho ense to the su
promo court on exceptions, which nro
to be filed .Inly 1-. Bnil wns fixed at
$1,000 and wns furnished by tho father
of the respondent
Arguments were made that morning
on j no motion tor an arrest or juug
inent in the case, which was denied
Mr. Chnso argued for n fino and probn
Hon sentence nnd State's Attorney O
B. Hughes for n sentence that would
make it plain to other drivers of auto
mobiles that reckless driving would not
Judge Barber, in pronouncing son
tence, said that it wns a vcrv unpleas
ant duty, ns ho knew the respondent's
father very well nnd wns acquainted
with his brothers, but that lie felt
that he would not be doing his dutv if
he did not impose a severe penalty. Ho
paid that the respondent was 20 years
old and had hnd trouble before while
driving an automobile and that it was
mnde plain in the trinl of the case
Monday tiiat he was driving an auto
mobile after having indulgod in liquor.
After imposing the sentence ho re
fused to.suBpeud the jail sentence, al
though requested by Mf. Chaso to sus
pend it, and Mr. Chase took the follow
ing exceptions in addition to those lie
took during the trial:
"That the sentence is excessive nnd
beyond the jurisdiction of tho muni
cipal court to impose nnd that it is in
Excess of the maximum penalty inposed
by the Public Statutes as punishment
for the crime for which judgment had
t Tho case was tried under the com
plaint of n broach of tho pence instead
of under the statute relating to the
driving of automobiles. Under tho lat
ter the maximum penalty is n fine,
while under tho breach of the pence
charge the maximum penalty is ilvo
The trial by jury of Harry Boyd,
charged with disturbing the pence by
driving nil automobile July .1 in such
manner ns to frighten several people
nnd injure others, was held Mondnv
beforo Judge Frnnk K. Barber in tho
Boyd was driving nn automobile July
3, which collided with tho covered
highway bridge, oyer tho West rivor
ridingp.Mrs.. J; C.C,Nowton and Mrs.
Henry Gilfenther nnd knocked down
Nelson Derby. Mrs. W. M. Randall,
one of tho three occupants of tho au
tomobile, was thrown or fell from it
in tho bridge nnd was seriously injured.
The first witness was Miss Edith
Walker, ono of the three who were rid
iug in the machine nt the time of tho
accident. She testified that they hod
been to Bernnrdston nnd that Boyd
drank only one class of whiskey. She
did not see him drink anything else,
She wns questioned at length regard'
ing her testimony at the inquest, but
denied that her atorj then had been
different that it was this morning,
She testified about tho trip homo and
that the machine first hit the inside
of the bridge, caromed against tho
carriugo nnd Inter hit Nelson Derby,
who wns walking through the bridge
Benjamin A. Crown, n photographer,
testified us to somo pictures taken by
him July 4 of thnt part of the bridge
where the mnehiuo struck the bridge.
Police Chief Oeorgo Wilson testified
to visiting tho sceno of tho nccident
soon nfter it wns reported nnd identi
fied a piece of two-by-four upright,
that ho hnd found on tho lloor of the
bridge as one. that had been broken
F. It. Thomas, nt whose houso Boyd
and Miss Wnlker telephoned for
physicians and other aid. testified that
lio smolled liquor on Boyd's breath,
but thnt when the respondent got out
of the mnchine nnd walked around to
crank it, he would not havo thought
from his actions that ho wns intoxi-
cated. Ho testified that the bridgo is
215 feet long nnd that tho accident
linppened 40 feet insido from tho
southern end of the bridge.
Mrs. Gilfenther testified thnt sho
and Mrs. Newton were driving towards
Brattleboro in the bridgo on their
Tight hand sido when the mnchino en
tered "like lightning," struck tho
right hand sido of tho bridge, hit Hie
rear wheel of their enrriago, spring
ing the nxlo and doing other damage.
Their horse ran nearly to tho top of
the hill before they succeeded in stop
ping it. Sho went back into tho bridgo
nnd found Mrs. Randall lying on tho
floor, bleeding nnd unconscious. Sho
denied thnt there was another automo
bile in Hie bridge. Mrs. Newton cor
roborated tho story of Mrs, Gilfenther.
Alonzo Wheelock, employed on the
Frederick Holbrook farm, testified that
ho was driving north from Brattleboro
nnd when nt tho top of the hill nbout
l00 yards beforo renching tho bridge
nn automobile containing throe people,
whom ho did not know nt tho time,
passed him. Be said that tho mnchino
wns traveling at 40 miles nn hour. A
few seconds later ho heard a crash nnd
screams. When ho got to tho sceno ho
recognized Boyd nnd identified Miss
Walker ns another of tho party
Whon tlio nftcrnoon session of court
opened Dr. O. R. Aldrich testified for
tho stnto thnt ho was nfc the hospital
when Boyd nnd Miss Wnlker drove up
thero nfter .Mrs. Knndail had been tan
en to tho institution nnd that Boyd
was intoxicated nnd in backing his ma
chine damaged another mnchino stnnd
iiiir in the vurd.
Police Chief Ocorire Wilson, recnlled
to the stnnd. testified that staudinit in
the center or tho bridge nt tlio place
of the accident ho had a clear vision of
tho east side of tho road approaching
tho bridge from tho south for 11. 'I feet.
Boyd nnd Miss Walker woro tho only
two witnesses enlled Ar tho defense.
Boyd testified Hint ho wns not intoxl
cnted. He said that ho was running
only lrom jo to 18 miles nn hour when
he entered the bridgo; that he' sounded
his horn sovcral times on his wny down
tno inn to the uridgo and that tho col
lision with the enrringo containing
Mrs. J. C. Newton and Mrs. Henry
Qllfeother wns unavoidable because of
the fact Hint they woro driving in tho
center of the lu-ldgo instead of on their
right side. Miss Walker corroborated
tho testimony of Boyd.
Mrs. Gilfenther and Mrs. Newton, ro
called to tho stand, denied thnt they
were in tho center of tho bridgo nnd
both testified that they were not de
fective in hearing nnd thnt they heard
no horn sounded.
In just 20 minutes from tho time the
jury left the court room they returned
with n verdict of guilty.
The jury was composed of Chnrles
H. Wlllnrd nnd F. C. Cutler of Town
shond, A. 13. Hndloek of West Town
slicnd, Gerald Adams and C. D. Dal
rymple of Marlboro, Lyman P. Bailey,
George T. Aplin nnd M. O. William
of Putney, Fred Miller of Dummerston,
Wnles Cheney of Brnttleboro. Walter
Parks of Newfnno nnd F. K. Willnrd of
Before the trial began tho jurymen
were asked if nny of them had rend nn
account of the nccident in n Brnttle
boro paper and every man raised his
hand to indicate that ho hnd rend such
BASEBALL GIRLS WON GAME.
Defeat Brattloboro Athlotics 20 to 1G
Faced Pitching Liko Veterans and
Made Clever Plays.
The Boston Girls baseball team de
feated the Brattloboro Athletics 20 to
l(i on Island Park grounds Tuesday
afternoon beforo n crowd thot packed
tlio grandstand and well idled tho
blenchers. The score does not indicnto
the fact that tho home team clianircd
places witli nearly every inning, that
balls woro lobbed .up to tho plato and
Hint base runners did almost overything
to avoid getting around tho bases.
I he crowd was interested in the play
of the girls, several of whom had moro
thnn fnir ability. Miss. Dennison, cap-
tain, who pitched the first three
innings, could throw curves and plnyed
like a veteran. Later, when sho re
tired to center field, she made n pret
ty catch of a long flv and doubled a
runner off first, drawing applauso that
was sustained until after she had come
m to tho bench.
Little Miss nivnrd, who played
second nnd later pitched three
innings, wns tho life of her team. She
covered n lot of uroiuid and faced a
red hot liner like a veteran, juggling
the Dull and unnliv dropping it, but
.getting the runner at first.
..Miss JJenelty, who played third the
greater part of the game and caught
tho last hmintr, gave an exhibition of
base running that mado tho local play
ers open their eyes. Jn tno ninth she
made n olefin steal of homo, sliding
over the plate. Sho mnde several pret
ty plays nt third. Miss O'Bourko in
Jciiiieldmn(R,a. catch of n low liner
tnnt was a cood ono and Miss Sullivan.
,plnying in center field in tho first part
or tho game, mado n running catch of
a fly that brought applauso.
Ono feature of their work that
caused surpriso was that none of them
were shy while nt bnt. They faced tho
pitching, whether fast or slow, without
drawing bnck from tho plato and Miss
Dennison, Miss Grnco and Miss Sulli
.van all hit hard, Miss Dennison being
robbed of two hard hits by fancy plays
by Kaino and Gray.
The home team started the game
with tho players in tho following posi
tions: Plumbj c; Robert Angier, lb;
BInke, p; Filion, cf; Graves, 3b; Ray
mond Angier, 2b; Gray, ss; Taylor, If;
The visitors stnrted tho gnmo with
this lineup: Miss Rivnrd, 21); Miss Sul
livan, cf; Miss Dennison, p; Miss
O'Hoiuke, If; Miss Grace, c; MissOstlor,
ss; Miss Dcneh'y, ,'ib; Miss Kllard, rf;
Miss Hogiin, lb.
ENGELSON IN NEWFANE JAIL.
Trial in County Court in September on
Cliargo of Obtaining Property Un
der False Pretenses.
Harnett Kngolson of Springfield,
Mnss., is in Newfnno jail awaiting
trial at the Septembor term of tho
Windham county court on a charge of
obtaining property under false pre
tenses. Ho was brought hero from
.Springfield Tuesday afternoon by
Sheriff C. E. M,nnn, who was nccom-
pnnica to tlio stnto line by n mem
bcr of tho Massachusetts stato police.
F.ngelson wns nrrested in Springfield
i my ::l and the caso was continued to
Tuesday to nwait tlio issuanco of ex
Kngelson is alleged to have issued n
check for .$20.') in payment for two
pair of cattle at a time when theie
were insnllicicnt funds in the bank to
meet tho payment. Kxtrndition was
fought on tlio grounds thnt tho offenso
is not extraditable from Massachusetts,
but following a conference botweon at
torneys beforo Judge Wnllaco R. Hedy
!i. 1 i , . .
it was ucciticu io mnKO tun Jlgnf lit
tho Vermont courts instead of in
SOME CLASS TO THIS TRAMP.
Hobo Was Stretchod at Full Length on
Top of Passenger Car Ordered Off
at Putney Station.
Hoboes who bent their way on the rail
roads don't nil rido on fioiaht t rains.
beii the northbound passencer train
passed Tho Phoenix ofilco at 2.10 Mon
day afternoon n man was seen stretchod
at full length on tho ton of the first car.
A telephone messago was sent to the
Dummerston stntion, nnd tho operator
there went up stnirs where he could sea
tho roof of the car when it -iiisRod, ns the
train does not stop thero. The operator
tolephoiied back that tho mnn appeared to
lie dead, and to call Putney, ns ho had
notified Putney stntion,
At Putney Conductor Newton wns noli
fied Ho climbed up and found thnt tlio
man was much alive and ordered him tin
ceremoniously to come down, which ho
fi ...1 1. I... li. . l.i-.i i
mu, mjer wini-ii uu UHiiieu u ciguiui.
RYDER BANK CASHIER
Peoples National Directors Choose
Him to Succeod Brackott
Tor Past Nino Years Had Boon As
sistant Troasuror of Brattleboro Trust
Co. 'Trust Company Promotions.
Ono of tho most important steps in re
cent years involving chnnges in tho per
sound of Brattleboro banking institir
Hons wns tho nction of tho directors of
tho Peoples Nntional bnnk Saturday
in electing John H. Ryder cashier
to succeed the late Wllford H. Brackott
Mr. Ryder for tho past nine years has
been assistant treasurer of Hie Brattlo
boro Trust Co. Mr. Brackott nlso was
vice president of tho Peoples bank, nnd
to that position the directors elected
Henry P. Wellmnn, of tho clothing linn
of H. P. Wellmnn & Co. Willinm A.
Shumwny was elected a director in Mr.
Brackott 's place.
1 iio choice ot a cnshier hnd been n
mattor of serious consideration by the
board of directors, but not until Friday
nignt wns tho subject mentioned to
Mr. Ryder. When it wns found thnt
ho would accept tho position a di
rectors' meeting wns enlled next morn
ing and the mntter officially acted upon.
Mr. Ryder that afternoon presented his
resignation to tho directors ot tho Brat
tleboro Trust Co. He took up his new
duties Tuesday morning.
Tho now cashier of tho Peoples bank
has had 20 years of experience in banks
nnd is n thoroughly capable bank mnn.
Ho comes of a family of bankers, ills
grandfather, tho late Gcorgo Newman,
wns treasurer of tho Vermont Savings
bank many years and was president nt
Hie time of his denth. An uncle, A. L.
Nowmnn, was president of tho NaUnnl
Bank of tho Commonwealth, in Boston,
many years. A half-brother of Mr. Ry
der, Walter L. Boydon, is president of
the Plymouth National bank, Plymouth,
Mass. A cousin, A. H. Wiggin, is pres
ident of tho Chaso National bank of
Now York city, and another cousin, L.
W. Wiggin, is secretary of the Columbia
Trust Co. of New York city.
John R. Ryder has been a life-long
resident of Brattleboro. Ho was born
Sept. 10, 1878, n son of Goorgo H. and
Julia (Newman) Ryder, both now do
ceased. Ho graduated from the Brat
tleboro high school in 1800. In Mnrch
of Hint yenr he took a position ns clerk
in the Vormont National bank, wlioro ho
remained until October, 1000, mean
while having become bookkeeper. On the
last mentioned date ho and Charles A.
Boyden, who was teller in tho Vermont
National bank, withdrew from that in
stitution to form tho Brattloboro Trust
Co., which began doing business Jan. 20,
1007. Since that time Mr. Ryder had
been assistant treasurer and Mr.
Boydon treasurer. On October 8,
1E102, Mr. Ryder married Miss Mnrcia
A. Parker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
K. L. Parker of Brattleboro.
Tho Peoples Nationnl bank is an in
stitution of great strongth and largo
nnd increasing resources, and tho choice
of Mr. Rydor as cashier insures toit n
contihuntibnof sound rnn(l"ofilcTent 'ad
ministration; . ',
The directors . of the Brnttleboro
Trust Co. met Tuesday forenoon to tako
action with respect to the vacancy
caused by Hio resignation of Assistant
11 was decided to havo two assistant
reosurcrs and secretaries, and Glenham
Tones, who hns been toller and clerk,
and Ernest J. Waterman were pro
moted to those positions. Clarence K.
Merrill was promoted to tho position
of teller and clerk.
PLAYGROUND TRACK MEET.
Close Events in Second Meet of Oak
A second track meet held this week
on tho Oak Grove playgrounds resulted
in several close events, tho lonowmg
were Hie events and prize winners in
tho contest for boys from 11 to l'i
years of age: Polo vault, won by Eu
gene McGarrigal, Francis Howard,
second; half mile run, won by Eugene
LnKorest, .Kugetio iMcunrngni, seconii;
high jump, won by Francis Hownrd,
Kuirone McGnrrignl, second; 100 yards
dash, won by Frftncis Howard, Euycno
McGarrigal, second; broad jump, won
by Francis Howard.
In the class for boys from S to 10
vears old thero were tho following
evmls and ttlnners: Pole vault, wou
bv Josoph LnForost, Walter Lalloss,
second; 100 yards dash, won by Joseph
LaForest, rthur Danno, second; high
jump, won by .losepn L,oi-oresr, Arinur
cause headache, biliousness,
constipation, impure blood
and other unpleasant symp
toms. If these troubles are
neglected they weaken the
body and open the way for
serious illness.Many chronic
diseases may be traced back
to indigestion that could
have been immediately
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PENSION TOTX EMPLOYES.
Swift & Co. Start tho System with a
Foundation of $2,000,000 Employes
Aro Not to Contribute.
Two, million dollars was tho gift
mado by Swift & Co. to their employes
Monday. Announcement of accumu
lation of tliis sum during tho past six
years in tho form of n pension fund oc
casioned much gratification to workers
in tho plants nnd branch houses hero
nnd in nil cities where it was mado sim
ultaneously. It is estimntcd thnt moro
thnn .10,000 men and women nro eligi
ble, in time, to como under tho provi
sions of the fund, which becomes active
Ono of the stiiklng features of tho
plan as outlined is that the employes do
not contribute to the fund, the company
furnishing absolutely nil monoy needed
to pay pensions. In this connection it
is expected that Swift & Co. will bo
enlled upon to pay $400,000 n yenr in
addition to the income from the fund in
order to meet the ilemnnds.
The salient points of tlio plan ns out
lined in the formal announcement to
1. The employes do not contribute to
2. Incomo from tho $2,000,000 foun
dation fund is to be supplemented an
nually by Swift & Co. until the fund
is Inrgo enough to meet tho necessary
.'!. Moro than 30,000 employes to ben
efit by tho announcement.
4. Men in the employ of tho com-
pnny 25 years, who have reached tho ago
ot 00 mny be pensioned.
5. Men in tho employ of tho company
25 years and who havo reached tho age
of 05 shall bo pensioned.
0. Women in scrvico 25 years, who
havo reached tho ago of 50 may bo pen
sioned. 7. Women in scrvico 25 years, who
havo reached tho ago of 55 shall bo pen
8. Employes in service 15 years and
up to 25 years, who aro. permanently In
capacitated for work may bo pensioned.
!. Pension ot those retired on ac
count of age and length of service, or
if incapacitated after a service of 25
years, bnt prior to tho ago of retirement,
shnll bo one-hnir ot tho nverago sal
ary for tho live years preceding retire
ment. 10. Pension of thoso retiring on ac
count of incapacity aftor from 15 to
25 years of service shnll bo computed on
n basis of one and one-half per cent of
the nverago salary for tho llvo-year po
riod preceding retirement, for each year
of continuous service.
11. No pension shall bo less than
$240 a year.
12. No pension shall bo in oxcess of
$5,000 a year.
1.1. The widow and children or nn
eligible employo shall receive one-half
of tho pension to winch an employe
shall be entitled nt tho timo of his
HAD STAMPS WORTH $125.
Man Arrested at New London Boarded
Train at SoixUi. V-Jcann SaldHe
Camo from Brattleboro.
Frank Itnssell. who fell into the bands
of New London police Inst Thursday night
shortly nfter alighting in Now London
from a Central ermont train from lirat-
tlcboro, wns ordered held Monday under
RO00 until .Sept. 2 by Judge Coit in the
New London police court.
When arrested ICussell had postage
stamps to the value of $125 in his posses
sion. His caso has been turned over to
the federal authorities, who are endeavor
ing to obtain a clue which will make it
possible for them to place a charge against
Ilussell boarded Hie train at South er-
non, Vt., and his nervous actions on tlio
train aroused tho suspicions of Conductor
llhnm lieer, who notihcd policemen.
They took him into custody and in a pack
age which he canicd the stamps were
found. He made two desperate attempts
At lust Ilussell said ho camo fiom lirat-
tlcbnio and later that lie came from New
York. Wtic-e being locked up lie declines
o say anything. On the outside of several
packages of stamps was tho name Miller.
Wheio Itnssell obtained them is a mys
DRY SEASONS RECALLED.
Grasshoppers Made Shortage and Po
tato Tops Were Cut for Hay.
Editor of Tho Thoenix:
For tho pnst two years tho grasshop
pers havo inflicted serious damage in
sections to grass and grain, but this
year they nro passing out of existence.
This brings to mind tlio dry seasons of
1852, 18.M nnd 1854. Then the grass-
hoppers wero ns troublesomo ns in tho
past two seasons.
Tho writer recalls that farmers be
cause of tho shortago of feed in pas
tures and mowings went to tlio wood-
lots nnd lolled trees and nrusii to
furnish n"blto for their cnttle. Tho
caftlo would follow them engorly for
Somo farmers harvested their potato
tops for lutv. This was before tho po
tato bliulit or hues had appeared. So
senrco was fodder that in sections cows
wero sold for from $5 to $10 each and
calves thnt hnd been summered went
for 50 cents. Lnrgo crops camo tho fol
Tho writer's father, who then lived
in Cheshire county, Now Hampshire,
paid that in tho years 1812 to 1815
grasshoppers wero prevalent in sec
tions, doing much dnmngo to crops, but
in tho autumn thov nroso and flow
jiway, presenting to view n cloud of
O. P. STICKNEY.
Hrooltlino, Aug. 1.
l-'nrmer Unim wna In .search of n
linmiv (T l.n,, 4lm vn.t- flilntr vml
wnnt," said tho stableman, "a thor
ougligoing rond horse. Flvo years old,
nuiuui nn n quail, fill) cnsii iitiiiu, nun
im unnu .Inn ...lln. ...Ut.mif Htnmttnir "
h"v" Miner, wikHUMi. -""l-r-"(,"
Hans threw his hands skyward. "Not
for me," ho said. "I vouldn't gif you
uvo cents for him. I llf eight nines out
in do country und IM hnf to walk back
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COBB FILES ANSWER TO MOSHEK.
Defendant In Ejectment Suit Asks
for Transfer to Court of Equity
Has Several Oilsets.
Pnnl I). Cobb, dpfendant in nn ejectment
suit brought by Kenneth K. Monlier in
.Tune by which the defendant wna ejected
fiom ono of tlio HoorH of the Moshcr ga
rage building, where ho hnd maintained
nn nutomobile repair s)ion.lias
answer in which lie prays thnt the entire
nction be amended into the court of
equity nnd that the dofendnnt's nnnwer bo
treated an a cross bill, tlio rennon given
for the motion to transfer to the court of
equity is that tlio defendant would have
no opportunity to clnun offsctR under the
originnl bill in a coutt of law without a
multiplicity of law units, whereas if tried
in a court of equity all suits may be tried
The defendant's answer sets foith that
on Aug. 23, 1915, Cobb leased from Mosh
er one floor of the building for a repair
shop at $1,000 a yenr rental, payable in
equal monthly installments. It is claimed
that lie never was given more than ap
proximately two-thirds; that it had not,
been heated as called for in the lease and
as a result there was much loss of time to
the defendant; that the plaintiff hnd failed
to icpaif 11 leaky loof, which caused the
defendant other damage; that the plain-
till hail not given him all the leiiair work
of the garage as provided for in the lease;
that there is now $1A.'i.80 due the defend
ant for icpair woik fiom the plaintiff;
thnt ho denies that ho owes ?.i00 or any
pait of it for lent nnd thnt he vacated
the premises as oidered to do and they
have since been in the possession of the
He further claims that he was to receive
50 cents nn hour for icpair work other
than from the firm of Moshcr & Tucker,
for which he was to receive 35 cents per
hour. When the firm of Mosher & Tuck
er dissolved and Moshcr assumed the liabil
ities ho'says there was due for repair work
i?.r7.37 nnd Rinco thnt there is duo ?03.43,
He alleges that as ho had received
only about two-thirds of tho space for
which ho paid rent that he had paid
$27.37 in excess of what he had to use each
month and that by reason, of several auto
mobiles having been in his shop for re
pairs nt the time of the ejectment, and be
cause his tools ate there, he has been un
der heavy loss since. The papers aro from
the olhce of (. V. ruts.
LAST OF WITNESSES HEARD.
Contested Will Caso of deorgo W.
Walker in Probate Court.
Tho Inst of tho witnesses in tho con
tested will enso of. Oeorco W. AVnlkor,
in which Mr. und Mrs. Willinm, M. Rnn
dnll ore seeking to havo n second will
nllowed for probnto nnd tho Homo for
tho Aged nnd Disabled is trying to
have nn earlier will probated, wore
In tho first will Mr. Walker left his
proporty to his dmiRhtor, Mb. Randall,
for use during her life timo with such
of tho principal ns sho might need.
Aftor her death it might go to tho
Homo for tho Aged und Disabled. In
tho second will nil of tho proporty wns
loft to tho dnughtor.
Tho Homo for tho .Aged nnd Dlsnblcd
is scoklng to prove that Mr. Walkor
wns not cnpnblo of making n will when
ho made tho eecond ono nnd thnt unduo
infllienco was tiscd.
Gcorgo S. Johnson testified thnt ho
hnd worked for liiindnll nnd hnd heard
some talk of limiting n will. Ralph
ITnll gave similar testimony. Somo of
tlio questions had to do with tho hnbits
of Sirs. Itniulall nnd of her nssocintes.
1'orhnpn tho best wny to kill n fnlso
hood is to let it lie.
Ono hundred and thirty-Jive million tons
of coal nro yearly required for stenm roil
roads in this country.
the national joy smoke
YOU'LL. f.nJ a cheery liowdy-do
matter low much of a stranger you
neck vT the wood) you urop into, ror, i-raco
Albert is right there ot the tint pUco you
lass that sells loDocco I l lie loppy r-u
bet sella for a nickel and the tidy led
tin for a dime; then there's the Uhnd-
aome pound and hoJt'pouna nil
Humidor nna fw fonrti
that keeps the to
uacco 11 uui
you will get chummy with
SENATOR HENRY CABOT LODGE
On the Constructive Work of
SENATOR CARROLL S. PAGE
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The following very interesting correspondence which appeared last
week? in the Montpelier Argus is self explanatory. Neither Senator
Page nor any of his friends was aware of this correspondence until
ex-State Senator Clark King caused its publication in -the Argus.' We
give it as it appeared, without change or adornment. ' ; .5
Montpelier, Vt., July 14, 1010
Editor of .Montpelier Argus:
Dear Sir: Will you please allow
a place in the Argus for what I
have to say in regard to the U. S.
senatorial contest and oblige. So
much has been said in the Argus
which lias been copied mostly
from other papers about Senator
Page not being of any -account' in
Congress, having done nothing in
the eight years he has been there
and other things said about him
which were not very meritorious
to say the least, which were not
true as can be proved by what his
colleagues say of him in Congress.
What has Senator Page done for
Vermont ? He has a large business
in Hyde Park and employed a
good amount of help in his hide
and calfskin business for many
years and has paid the farmers, al
so others, a large amount of mon
ey for hides and calfskins here in
Vermont and has paid largely for
advertising at the same time. This
is all true. What has ex-Governor
Fletcher, who wants to be at this
time Senator, done for Vermont?
His business has mostly been af
ter office as near as I can find out
and at the present time is paying a
large amount of money for adver
tising to succeed Senator Page in
Congress, and is doing his best to
get it. Republicans of Vermont
will soon decide this at the pri
maries. I am pleased to offer as
proof what is said of Senator
Page by one of the ablest Republi
cans in Congress. Hon. II. C
Lodge, in reply to a letter I wrote
him for information in regard to
Senator Page's services in Con
gress, and ask to have it printed
in the Argus, so that Republicans
can know the truth in regard to
Senator Page's services in Con
gress. Having received this reli
able information from a source
which cannot well be doubted, it
seems now that Scna'tor Page is
entitled to a rc-electipn to Con
gress. This is from one that be
lieves in a square deal in politics as
Well as in business.
Prince Albert gives
.its flavor is so different and so
t bite your tongue;
it can't parch your throat; . ,
you can amohe it us long and
as hard as you like without any
comeback but vtal tobacco hap
On the reverse bide of vcry Prince
Albert package you will read :
" PROCESS PATCflT-J
JULY 30iM, 10-;"
That means to you n lot r f tobacco en
joyment. Princv Albert ha:i always been
sold without coupon;) or preir.iums. We
prefer to give quality I
Copyright I !
I v H. J rtyi.uid.
on tup no
aro jfi tho
'j. I I. . . , I1 1
Itobacco ts: prepared
fro tt SMOKERS (JHDERTHE
''' PROCESS DISCOVERED IM 1
II k'l Affl Mfi. PVRFRIWFWTC Tfi
1 1fiHTTIIl AND WHOLE U
This t the reverie ttda cf tho
Prince Albert tidy red tin. Read
thla " Patented Proceaa" rneaaage.
to-you and realize xhmt it mean
in making Prince Albert o much
to your liking.
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United States Seriate
Washington, D. C July 17, 1916.
My Dear Sir:
I have received your letter of
July 11. You will understand of
course, that it would not be fitting
for me, a senator from another
state, to take sides in a contest be
tween Republicans, all members of
my own ' party, in Vermont. But
in reply to questions you ask about
Senator Page it is entirely proper
for me to say that I have known
Senator Page ever since he entered
the Senate eight years ago. He
and I are friends, and my relations
with him have always been most
pleasant. lie is recognized by all
his colleagues as a most hardwork
ing, capable senator, very indus
trious and careful, a very valuable
and diligent member of all the
committees to which he belongs
and he has taken a conspicuous
part in all tariff discussions since
lie entered the Senate. He is, how
ever, particularly identified with
the bill for vocational education, a
measure of the utmost importance,
to which he gave many months of
careful study. Having framed the
bill be then, by his persistence and
determination, finally carried it
through the Senate. Although it
failed in the House, this does not
in the least detract from the ,(c
served distinction which Senator
Page earned by his admirable work
and by his championship of this
important measure. His ability
and activity in the work of the Sen
ate are unquestioned by any 1 one
who is familiar with that body.
Very truly yours,
II. C. LODGE.
Hon. Clark King,
W Hll KFYN