before the magistrate and answer for the conduct of his guests.
Imagine how this rule is likely to promote good fellowship round the mahogany-tree!
Such drawbacks may be taken off the sum of public benefits conferred on Vermont
by the Liquor Law
. What remains?
The Workman's Paradise remains: a village which has all the aspect of a garden; a village in which many of the workmen are owners of real estate
; a village of five thousand inhabitants, in which the moral order is even more conspicuous than the material prosperity; a village in which every man accounts it his highest duty and his personal interest to observe the law. No authority is visible in St. Johnsbury
No policeman walks the streets — on ordinary days there is nothing for a policeman to do. Six constables are enrolled for duty, but the men are all at work in the factories, and only don their uniforms on special days to make a little show.
Some part of these beneficent results must be assigned to the platform scale, a special industry which seeks out quick and steady men, and by rewarding them beyond the ordinary rate of wages helps them to grow rich.
A house and garden