National Affairs: Green Mountain Boys

The State of Vermont last week declared war on Germany.

It was not a declaration of war in so many words, but that was what it amounted to. And it came about because Vermonters like to be sure they are going to get paid for their services.

Six months ago the Vermont Legislature passed a law requiring the State to pay a bonus of $10 a month to any Vermont citizen in the armed service of the U.S. in time of war. One day last week State Representative Donald H. Norton, veteran of World War I,...

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