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Our newspaper was young — just five years old — when Isabel Haverly in 1889 painted the New Scotland winter scene that graces our front page this week. The back of the gilt-framed picture says, "For George Joslin from Sister Kate."

The snow is banked high by the sides of the road. It is not bicycling weather. Yet we have another letter this week in an ongoing saga on cyclists’ rights.

"No physician, insofar as he is a physician, considers his own good in what he prescribes, but the good of his patient; for the true physician is also a ruler having the human body as a subject, and is not a mere moneymaker."