Vermont Standard from Woodstock, Vermont on October 25, 1923 · 1
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READ THE SPECIAL BARGAINS ANNOUNCED IN THIS PAPER BY WOODSTOCK MERCHANTS FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26 AND 27 The Vermont Stitard 2.00 a Year ia Advuct 5 Cents i Copy Best AxKerbsitf Ktira a Central Tenon. ft VOLUME 70 WOODSTOCK, VERMONT, OCTOBER 25. 1923 NUMBER 35 The Ottaoqaechee Savings Back Woodstock, Vermont lcnrpill 1M7 Member Woodttock Business Men's Association Protection for your VALUABLES Are your valuable papers, stock certificates, bonds, insurance policies, etc., safe from fire and burglary? We have a limited number of safe deposits boxes to rent for $5 a year. 1 For Quality, Service and Values, Trade ia Woodstock X. E. Tel. 13-3 Peoples 10-21 W. B. GILCHRIST DEALU IK Flour, Grain, Coal and Lumber ' Member Woodstock Business Men's Association Iron Gad Cement, Pulp Piaster and Hydrated Lime. Fire Brick and Fire Clay Tile and Fittings in all sizes. White Cedar Shingles Safekote Blue-black Strip Shingles Triple-sheath Building Paper pid Hampshire, Rub-er-oid and Safekote Roofing Paper For Quality, Service and Values," Trade tn Woodstock. . Christian Church Services For Sunday, Oct. 28 Sermon 10.30 Sunday School 11.40 Christian Endeavor 7.30 p.m. Mm die, but s good cause live ii and cannot fail. God' pro-ram is the program of the Jloaea' career came to fi md and s new leader had to (ip chosen. When God picks A a leader the choice U on i' liai of fitness. When p n'iit leader are through a:,d ome one of you are called to tale their place, will you ! puii.t in th out leaden? J!' nu-mher righteousness exalt- i'Iii nation, but in I s re- pr.iach to any people; Co t the habit of going to church. HERMAN A. LEWIS Pastor ' X. K. TEL. l-l toooo Mr. Goodspeed State President of the Young People's Christian Union will speak next Sunday, 10:30 a. m. in the church The North Chapel (UnivertalUt) WWtTMAlvapFbJt WttcSSM Flowers The Floral Season is here. People already feel the need of Greenhouse flowers. Today we have the s following flowers of the best quality; Carnations Roses and Chrysanthemums Table Ferns We now have an assortment of ferns for the home. These are priced to suit your needs. ' Fail Bulbs Our Tulips, Hya cinths, Daffodils, Crocus and Polyanthus Nar cissus are now ready. Phone Your Order Yernod Ccl Fbwer Exchange l JONtLMlT. WbiU Rirer Jet. Vermont Big Time . Coming Friday arid Saturday October 2Cth and 27th will stand out mile-stones in our fall record of achievements. No effort has been spared no details overlooked in making Woodstock Sale Days a big success. Free Moving Pictures Friday and Saturday afternoon. There's a welcome here for vou. Still Greater Benefits Never was the power of this ; store in reducing the cost to the ! consumer so absolutely and com pletely thorough as now. Our policy to Bell cheaper as we sell more has been so indisputably evident throughout the store that new customers have been made daily. As the fact is indisputable that we are the largest dealers in our lines, so is the fact equally indis putable that our prices are lowest for reliable merchandise. Our prices are based on the market they are not ironclad. If prices decline during the week you get the benefit Send your orders right along any time. Thpr are other honest men hpsidpg ourselves, but vou cannot find a dealer who Will use you more fairly and honestly than we do all our customers. We don't expect any one to trade with us and pay us 10 per cent more for goods than they could be bought for elsewhere. Human nature is not built that way. But when we offer goods less than other dealers we thinkwe are entitled to a share of your patronage, rather than to use our prices as a lever to pull down the other man. We Refund Money Encourage us with your orders, in our work of furnishing the best roods at reasonable prices. We refund money cheerfully and quickly on all goods not entirely satisfactory. Credit Our charge system is for the convenience of responsible per sons wishing to run monthly accounts. Bills rendered the 1st of every month and payable before the 10th. Please bear in mind that we are here to serve you and that we expect to do everything possible to make your dealings with us more satisfactory. If anything bought of us does not prove satisfactory in every way, return it and get your money. Short Lines to Close Little Jewel Broom each New Style Brootm- each New Style Brooms- each 6-gal!on pump oil cam each Una Stick each .65 .65 .79 1.79 .19 1.E9 1.00 Alaska Special Freezer-each North Pole Metal Freezer-each $1.37 Children Carta -each .98 2 38 Children's Wheelbarrow- each 1.87 Wood rim Asb Sitter- ' . 35c Square- .25 4& Ocugoti .36 $1.60 Leather H.it. r- each 1.19 $2 38 Eureka Driving Lamp- each 11.98 15.25 Diets Union driving Damps-earh 4.25 Galvaniieif Busi.ei Basket- each .90 Enameled Serving Tray-each .15 Tumbler- per dot. .49 Pratt's Hog tome $1.00-pkg .60 Pratt' Cow Rjtrevjl-pkg .60 42c Imitation LeaUier Chair Seat each .33 20c Wood Coat and Pant Hanger-each .13 11.65 Hand Axe- each L42 11 83 12-inch Coea Wrenche-each 11.92 DacoClw Wrench- each 1.55 Hackaw Frame each I 7K 1'ark.u Frame each 148 168 129 139 . M .25 90t 4-ft. Mauler Mule Rule 1.19 6-ft Master Slide Rules We Can Therao Fuel- 4 at oo r.n. GitrM Heat 19 t3 50 Stanley Garage Door Set 1 93 sa " " " 4M III 33 Meehame'e Tool Cbet 9 98 6 Weed ChaiTJack 4 50 $2.75 Aoto Jack t 18 75 Wagoa Jack 75 Liouid VeneeTSlop Poll- M and le e-23 and 4e Bottle $3. Draw Cut Truoera 1 75 $4 4 Draw Cut Pnwera W t 48 Roller Skates ' t tf Roller Skate J 4 75 Cahooa $4 Sower $ 75 IK Cylinder Chora 4 75 1 K7 Atkln' Hand Saw 1.50 TV Galvaeiaod Foot Tub .M Far OualitT, 8r sad Value, Trade la WeodatoHt f. e. wrw k sc:is hsm WadKk Ma RIM AND THE YERMONTERSj VERMONT AND DEMOCRACY If you are thinking that the Ver mont Senatorial campaign ended at the primary on Oct. 6, watch Park Pollard, the democrat, the aggressive. the diwiple of wetness, in hit whirlwind campaign and the response he U getting in various parta of the atate, the Pollard clubs which are forming. and the lifelong Republicans who are declaring they will vote for him. Park Pollard was a power in the Legisla ture during the last two sessions, and generally his power was used for the good of the state and its tax-ridden citizens. The Standard has a very real respect and admiration for this leading member of th minority party. If you feel that the Republicans of Vermont are napping, since the primary, a Pollard hoped they would. and that he may be able to Bcale the breastwork and win election without real opposition, glance at page 10 of this paper and note the campaign which has been started by the State Committee and which will be taken up all over the state. Vermont Republicans are not asleep' on this issue. Ypu may read on (he next page of thia paper a quotation from the Brat- tleboro Reformer, In which that paper suggests s clear-cut division of the voters upon the Volstead issue, regardless of party, as follows: "In view of the line-up The Reformer believes it would be an excellent thing for the future of Vermont to make the forthcoming right along the definitely established lines above mentioned. This paper has no shadow of a doubt of the outcome; it is confident that an overwhelming majority of the voters of the state are on the dry side of the issue. But until that fact is definitely established by a clear-cut campaign the wet and dry question will be raised every time candidates come up for national office, and mediocre aspirants will frequently win merely because like Mr. Dale they are on that side of the liquor issue that the majority of the voters of the state insist upon their being." ' The Standard has no bricks to shy at Mr. Dale, but is thoroughly in ac cord with The Reformer in the belief that as between two candidates Vermont will not jhoose the "wet" one. John W. Redmond of Newport, de feated "wet" candidate for the Senate, is quoted as saying that it is a "shame" that the wet issue was injected into the campaign; which might be inter preted as meaning that he feels that the wet issue contributed to his defeat. Mr. Redmond is recognized as a strong man and of senatorial calibre. If he does feel that way, his conclusion is not without logic. What if certain of us desire our occasional glass of beer or ale or wine, desire to enjoy it legally, frank ly, respectably, and believe ourselves entitled so to use it, as an "inalienable right" under a government of personal liberty as framed by our wise forefathers? The fact remains that this government stands or falls, in the last analysis, upon the rule of the majority; and laying prejudice aside, It is perfectly evident that a large major ity of Vermonters, as well as of citi zens in other states, are emphatically in favor of the Eighteenth Amendment and a law substantially like the present one for its enforcement. The majority has got what it wants, and the majority intends to keep it. Undoubtedly it will be kept, at least for some years to come. The result of the primary a few- days ago is pretty conclusive evidence of the attitude of Vermonters on that ssue, and the issue was thoroughly fought out. If Park Pollard at the November election ran poll a large a vote as was cast against the dty candi-1 date this month, It will be a very re markable tribute to hi personal pop-: ulanty. The prospect are that he will fall considerably short of It be-! cause the verdict has already been pro-, nounced the issue i not pending in this state at this time; and there are other problems of importance which are alive and are pending for the Immediate future. Therefore, a vote cast for Pollard in November i ballot tossed to the junk heap. Vermont is the home ttate of the Republican president. Calvin Coolidge; and Vermont Republicans will be inclined to rally strongly to the support of hi policies, which are no lets their own. VERMONT APPIES AS ri ULH ITY AGENT Vermont, and Vermont apple In particular, wiU get " desirable r..k, ,i. ...,, (her is a rood exhibit of the horticultural product r the state at the r.apimi niam pp!e Ezponltion and rru;l ioW m v iw York llty next awmin. iimt i Dulhinar like a di'P'ar of roy apple to -get" the pubiic. Thrr i. a d-.u-b' value to the public thus gained Vermont fruit will M s rrady mar-k and many PM1 fnw!rr Vermont likely pa t kral. in if crop of such a r natur a be ratwd. Therefore, there ourht to t an adulate and well-arrenirwl exhibit of Vermont arP1 lh York npMitioa. T prper authorv tie and thoM dirt r Intent l should u to it thst the ermort i-hibtt Is aomethmf b""d tk!mr' di.plsy of frail. Tak. Hej.tr ' b-t sample. tVr. and .How O-rm op m m artit anir.-BarT It P,ir i Wsat A4s far APPLE GROWING IN VERMONT One of the oldest commercial orchard region in the United Slates, if not actually the oldest, is the valley of Lake Champlain, Vermont, from which apple have been shipped for more than 100 years. This ia not aayuig, however, that the Lake Champiain valley is the only good apple-growing section in Vermont, for today some of the largest and best orchards of that State are situated in the hili country. The warm summer, cool fall nights, and severe winter conjoin, as a rule, to make a combination most pleasing to the apple grower and conducive to large crops of fine fruit. Occasionally, it is true, the extreme severity of a particular winter results in damage to some of the trees, but this represents simply one of the ordinary hazards of farming and does not constitute any greater risk than is to be reckoned with elsewhere and in other branches of agricultural work. Of course up-to-date methods are called for in order to obtain the same results that are obtained in the other sections of the United States which are given over to apple growing. If such methods are used, however, the Vermont orchardist obviously occupies a position of advantage, in relation to the great eastern markets, over his brother of the Pacific coast region, be cause the mere difference in freight on a delivered price in the eastern section of America would of itself give him a handsome profit. It is no longer a question as to whether Vermont can grow satisfactory apples; it has now become far more a question whether it can grow a sufficient number to meet the demands. The daily produce reports from the commission nouses in New York city during the apple season almost invariably place Vermont apples at the head of the list, both as to quality and prices. This speaks louder than many, arguments might do. There ia perhaps still a need for greater co-operation between the growers both in regard to marketing and such phases of the actual growing as spraying, pruning, etc., but undoubtedly any lack along this line will be taken care of in the near future satisfactorily. The editor of the rural New Yorker, a well-known farm paper, in a statement regarding Vermont's future, af ter calling attention to the fact that J jjuinaiiiy fine ib mi uKiituiiuitii mute, explained that her soil, climate and situation fit her admirably for two great Industries dairying and orcharding. To this he added: "Vermont's future stands with the cow beneath the shade of the apple tree. At present dairying contributes more to Vermont's yearly income than all other industries combined, but this is an age of co-operation. The cow needs a partner." And, be it said, in the apple growing of the state, all indi-tions point to the fact that the cow has obtained a worthy mate. RESULT OF TARIFF ACT FULLY VINDICATE REPUBLICANS The present tariff law has been in effect a year and in that period it has produced a revenue oi .04,541,b;.L In this respect it has confounded its opponents who predicted that it would prove a failure. It was contended that the higher rates would discourage imports, yet it has yielded $200,1)00.000 more than the preceding tariff which ostensibly was a revenue one. There is a joint purpose in a Republican tariff the production of revenue and the protection of American industries. The Fordney-MeCumber act has demonstrated it efficacy in both respect in all line wherein foreigner leek our markets. An enemy of protection recently ad vanced the idea that if the duty were removed from wool and woolen we might buy clothing at a reduced price. Possibly. But what would become of the sheep which now graze on the farms and .ranches? Perhaps the advocate of tuch a course would have the farmer grow more wheat We miirht buy steel a bit cheaper were all duties removed, but who would get the benefit? Germany able to pay labor in worthless currency would be delighted at the opportunity to sell in America unhindered. In the meantime what would the tens of thousands of employees of steel mill b doing while foreign workmen were making steel for our market? The question has far wider ramifications than as a matter of price. If the duties levied were excessively high it is clear that import wjuld be discouraged. That they have come in in great volume is demonstrated by the gures quoted. At the same timt the revenue i needed. The more than half-billion produced remove Jurt much diret taxation from income and profits. The result shows that th present law i I better revenue producer than it predecessor which was proclaimed a distinctly revenue act. Thus it excejs in both objects tought. The Fordeny-McCumber law has vindicated it f rameri and rnnfound-d IU opponent. Pittsburg Gazette-Times. (INK WAY TO REDITU COAL PUICES There it a certain rouza justica in the itiggestion that the governor of New irrtty and Xasafhuvtti have made to the governor of Pennsylvania. Thy ugget that in view of the fact that Govei nor Pin:hot of Fnniyliama rerently eSerted a settiertent uf tne hard coal contioversy and the further fact thft Iivjum of- tha' WtVme .1 the price of naro coal to tie ronumer has brrn ronsiderabiy tnrreawd anj the further fact that Givemor Pin-chot'i S:atc. where most c4 I hi hard coal it mined, collects a tat of from 1 1 to Ii rents on th est, the contumer has a r ght to look to Governor Pinrhot and hi Slate for t on. rv.iering ihe consumer of hi additional kiroVr. If Governor Pimixd will rtw ir.djce I'ennirlvtma to reduce or sbill.h th Ui which it collet t on coal, the consumers of lt country tn geieia! will he w.Ming to forgive th: injury whrh they fi b ha dona them. ho far a new report Indirats. Gjv-enwr Pint hot i nut eon!i,ipialni following th eours hero ugrtd to him. Prbbably know tha: to this prupiMai the heart of I'ennt T'rania wouid b a hard a that Su: i bard real If the eoal tai wstw abaluhed ther would hare to b other tae u lake its f lar. and the pap' of ptnn-viva. (Vat want to lak ap.n ttvart-koorfi-ri the load taat thnr pwint baa placed upon taw bo i',iri of the nr. -pie if ta eooatry. Ttut tavrr i na iBaB mt a. 4 1 .it tmjl a ' 'iawpw an sv , imti S I m " At Your Neighborhood Store " Fall and Winter Shipment of Shirts arrived. Look these over. $1.00-1.75-2.00 each. Hosiery, Underwear, Work Shoes Window Glass, Putty, Glazier Points Axes, Helves, BALL BAND Louis Bart el 'zz South Woodstock, Vermont VOTE FOR PARK H. POLLARD For Senator ELECTION TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6th Pollard is Against So Many Must and Mustn't Laws He believes in Simplifying Government and Letting Business Men Attend to Business. Contributed by Louis A. Blanchard. For Quality, Service and Values, Trade in Woodstock. Henry L. Howe, Mgr. Edwin R. Shepard, Supt. Hurry before cold weather catches you. Cement going fast, a fresh car Just in. Shingle before your fingers are cold, a good supply on hanj of different grades. Spruce Novelty Siding and Flooring, Sheathings of all kinds. Lath and Hill Timber, Boards, Hemlock Plank, etc. Water Tubs, glass and hou.e finish of all kinds. Windows, doors, blinds, tar paper for banking your houses, Pulp Plaster and Lime, nearly everything for house building. Hurry, Hurry, and look out for the cold weather which will soon be here.. Both Phones. Member Woodstock Business Men's Association N. E. Tel. 248 vropoial f the governors of Massachu setts and New jersey; but their suggestion does serve to remind the public vh-ie the responsibility rest fir tr.e burger price that must uv be paid for hard coal, jnd that is a service wnicft their Mutate of Pennj,vani is n't Hko'y to remember wi.h eistcful an- preciation. Charleston News and Courier. WHITE RIVER JUNCTION iToo UM for but mLI ALGER GARDNER The home of Mr. and Mr. Lewi J. Gardner of Quechee, Vt, was the Jetting of a quiet wedding, Tuesday evening last week at eight o'clock, when their daughter. Donna Margaret, was united in marriage to Curtis Leon Alger of Bedford, Ind, formery of White Kiver Junction. The double ring ser vice was used. Rev. S. H. Smith of Quechee officiating. The room war tastefully decorated with autumn foliage. The bride was becomingly gowned in a white satin dress trimmed with silk lace, wearing a bridal vetl caught with orange blossoms and she carried a bouquet of white rosea. The maid of honor. Mist Duria Jamaxon of White River Junction, was attired in Nile frrfkfn Frpnrh vott. with a b'ack picture hat. She carried I bouquet of Dink roses. Ihclma dardner, a sis ter of th bride, wa flower girl and a cousin, ringbearer. Tni'V were dressed in white and light blue organdie. Mr. Karl Alger, brother of the groom. was best man. The wedding march was rendered by Mis F.the! Churchill. About fifty guest were pre-enU ine Mi Gardner graduation from Rutland Business college, she has been employed as .tMiographer for Smith It Son, Inc, and th Vermont Baking company. Mr. Alger is a draughtsman In tn om e of the Hooiirr Cut Stone Co- of Bedford. Ind. H is s graduate of Wentworth Intitut of Boston. Ther will be at horn aftJ-r .Hjvenv ber 1st at Btdford, Ind. tlXt.M.m SPENT FOR DISABLED VETERANS What tho government Is doirg fnt firmer rrvir men i was outlinrd by DirerUir Hlnes, summaniing to work of th Veterans' bureau. Th eipenditur f"r f'uf year have amounted to l2MA,mifM. Thirty-threo thouaand rhahiliutd vetarans havt fun Into rmp'oymmt, 2000 of IWh earning mors than before th war. Thirtn thousand three hundred and fiftr-nln more veteran will be rehabilitated and given job before January I. 8ts hundred and lictr-flv thousand eight bundrod and ninety- hire applied frr rocattoeal training U riifrtembrr I, and SZ'W were found liribl for training. rWamtr thraw Uwaaand tww hundred and srrmtyil art aswlrrroinf training, UX ta artwola and nllefM, 45 71 ka piacainent train leg and 4.J47 ra ladoral roratKrnaJ srDoaj. Wedges Rubber Footwear Peoples 10-12 BOYS AND GIRLS IN SCHOOL There are in the United S'ate about 1C.0V0 high school with an enrollment of almost two mil'ion pupil. Of these there are ten girl to eight boy. In 120 thero were graduated from our high schools DO,-0D0 boy and 140,000 girls. Are w failing to make school attractive to the boyi, or are wa not giving prnpr effort to keeping our boys there? High, sc hool have been open to woinci only about on hundred years. A century ago it wa considered wast oi effort to educate girls. BIRTHS At Sonnf!.U Nowlul. Ortohw B. f Mr. n4 Mr. Lndw Low. of WmI W imIk. In orient, OrtoMr S. . daughter. Norma Kilt- . lllb, hi Mr. Ml Mn. Kr S. gbipiw. In aw. Tucker. DEATHS I. WonrliUvi. Ortt.tor IS. ttaTlf Cut H.ur. Mt 3 inn, I month., tl oy In W.lrMiry. UiroOtyO.l.il4. nr. ISymr. fun.r.1 Frtoar. I. 'clerk, nl Krnah 1jp1b. I, Wnt Wgod.ueli. Card of Thank W. with t nprM r 9mrmn ttMihi uU Christian rliurrli for ui. baaHOrul ftonl t4ttu,g and th i4l f WuodtUM-b fur UiMr f.ihvr r antf rjKrihrlr ymp.iSr wi4 k ladr,. n ile4 In u. Sunn. Um 1 unnraj W ur Irvnd Ml M.4 KVM, tMrM A. Una Mrs, TVum. I'nrh Mm kMtn'h (a.nl Mr., Joke H bun M-1 Mrt. Merman Vwl IT You Need Glasses! Your Eyes Deserve The,Best The examination should be made with care and the proper glasses, if they are required, should be of highest quality. "NOTHING ELSE WILL DO" teh B. Saul Op tome t flaw SJ. &M III Baa, let , VVpTaj I SuH a Ada. Par I Aawciatioa

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