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THE BRATTLEBORO DAILY REFORMER, FRIDAY, JULY 16, 1920. i. .1 Vi 5 . TeaTable Flour a Si 8 A ol.r ttaiiw nrvrvnAV TEA TABLE FLOUR. -J If you cannot secure it from your grocer 'phone 54 r 135, and we will see that 7 . ! you can secure it. 'E. CROSBY & CO. BRATTLEBORO, VT. New customers are continually being created for i 4 EVO 4 I 4 I i l i i I i The All-Year-Round Soft Drink. Always serve it cold. DeWitt Grocery Co. Wholesale Distributors ft teWhen Nature Won't Our Glasses Will t Give you natural, comforta ble vision. " NO PROFITEERING JORDAN & SON Optometrists I The Largest Optical Establishment ! in Vermont. BROOKS HOUSE lG. E. 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Bover, South Main St. (Fort Dummer district). West Srattleboro, J. L. Stock well. - East Dummerston, M. E. Brown. Potney. M. G. Williams. JOwfane, N. M. Batchelder. West Townshend. C H. Grout. Jamaica, R. J. Dargett. South Londonderry. F. H. Tyler. South Vernon, E. B Buffum. TTorthfleld, Mass., Thompson Brns. West Chesterfield, W. H., Mrs. W. Streeter. Hinsdale, If. H., W. H. Lvmsn. Oreenfield, Mass., Greenfield News Ca. Greenfield. Mass.. C A. Havs. FRIDAY. JULY 16. 1920. PHYSICIANS IN VERMONT. Dr. II. C. Tinkham, dean of the Col lege of 'Medicine of the University of Vermont, in an interview calls atten tion to the necessity of providing the rural sections of Vermont with proper medical attendance and facilities. He believes the establishment of small hos pitals at different points throughout the state might bring some relief as ma ternity cases might be cared for there ami doctors relieved of long drives and exhausting vigils. Another relief could be had by the employment of more trained nurses who could attend the patient, during the doctor's absence, re lieve him from the necessity of making daily visits and allow him to divide his fields into sections to be visited once in two or three days. Dr. Tinkham says there is no better opening for a doctor than in the rural sections of the state as many of the rural communities will start a young doctor in about all the practice he wants and prove a lucrative field. If the doctor is of the right make up he soon becomes one of the leading citi zens of the community. He adds that the tendency with doctors,, as with everybody else, during the past few years has been toward the cities. .That there is a tendency to the larger centers in the state is indicated by the fact that 2S of the 33 practicing phy sicians of Windham county are lo cated in Brattleboro and Rockingham, the two largest towns of the county. In only two other towns, Londonderry and Wilmington, are there more than one physician, while in 13 towns of the county, with a total population of 0, 120, there is no physician. Undoubt edly the location of hospitals at Brat tleboro and Bellows Falls is an at traction to jdiysicians. In the whole county there is one physician to every 715 people, in Brattleboro one to every 471 and in Rockingham one to every 517. This would indicate a larger field for th? physician in the rural sections, although the physicians of Brattleboro and Bellows Falls have a large prac tice in surrounding towns. They also have the privilege of bringing patients to the local hospitals for treatment. We doubt somewhat if more hospi tals in the smaller towns would solve the problem of country doctors so sat isfactorily as the employment of more trained nurses. A hospital large enough to serve a community during an epi demic would be too expensive to con struct or maintain after it was built. A trained nurse would not be so expen sive and, if properly trained, she could give the patient almost as effective treatment as the average physician. In these days of open doors and win dows one is often led to wonder just how much noise every individual is en titled to make. The noise we make ourselves never seems as great to us as that made by others. You may enjoy practicing on a cornet at ten o'clock at night, but the chances are that your next-door friends are saying things not exactly complimentary. For reasons of thrift you may be keeping chickens. Does the leader of the flock begin to sing his morning song at sunrise and spoil two or three hours of sleep for someone close at hand? Perhaps you lite to listen to your phonograph for hcurs at a time while it grinds out the f Anticipation !3 W'IMMmmW' - latest popular airs. But there are those who are satisfied with shorter musical programs. Are you one of those who pride themselves on getting the lawn 'to France from the children was but mower going at davbreak or washing !the school children of the state have con- " . " . ... 1 tributed $1,032,51. the car and trying out the engine while v ' all the others of the neighborhood are) Melvin Morse, tax commissioner has trying to get their last forty winks!, been delegated by Governor Clement to Put vourself in the place of the iveigh- Vepresent the state at a national tax com- , -ii lv 4 ' missiouers' meeting in Utah in September. bors occasionally and listen to your . 6 1 own noise as others hear it. Irvino- T Bush president of the vast interests of the Bush Terminal avs: ' t i (iiinn..)i t. . " "l"uu6" i" "l 11 "h" ""'.miring nis vacation at ieirisourg. ..n,.!,,,.! ,i nra Tf,. ,1,,,,-n 1 l' V U 11 (IV 1H M U4IU Ul, 111' M "11 HIV grade, we shall experience the rise and fall of price waves much like a ship on the ocean" and the victims will continue to suffer from attacks of "mal de mer" on this high cost sea. Because of delavs incident to traffic congestion on the railroads, 30 tons of vegetables had to be dumped fnto the ' sea at Boston harbor this week The loss of such a quantity of food products does not make pleasant reading. J Bellows Falls lost 23 in the popula tion census. While every town hopes wn nopes for gain instead of loss, our neighbors : upriver can at least be thankful it was no worse. Be kind to the gentle skunk. Up in.' Maine they have discovered that these;'tliild said the infant was two hours old. - animals are eating up all the potato buo-s. The last few days uf hot weather with, nt the Jnonth of tbe;Lamoillo river,)w Falls lawyer, has this week an the lure of the cool dip has resulted in Will be enclosed within a few days ami, nounce'd" his candidacy, for state's ati quite a crop of drowning accidents. posted? so that part of the country will- tornev, being the first to formally line j be shut off from sportsmen to provide a j ition although"it is Grade Crossing Smashes. Muge for game, particularly ducks a. d o ah -Cr 7. r of It is announced that Secretary State tilack is going to use his in lu- ence ana powers to lessen tne numtter of jrrade crossins automobile accidents; For a long time the popular mind con- demned the railroals whenever such an accinenr, occurred, our mere nas oeen a considerable chaiiffinff of mind in re- cent years, brought about in the first Koxhury. 1st vice president. Gen. Ste instance by the action of the New, .hen .Thomas is p.rmanent president. Hampshire . public service commission Benjamin F. Morse of Woodbury, 92 years which bluntly announced that in the -of age, was the oldest member present, great percentage of instances the fault Dr. C. M. Ferrin of Essex Junction was was with autoists and not with the elected secretary for the 42d time. railroads. j This is the literal truth. There is par(y 0f seven or eight boys and little reason for an automobile acci-' ",mp instructors from Camp Fort Ethan dent, even on the so-called "blind VjjtM1 at Xorth Hero returning to camp crossings." If autoists would exercise ot about midnight ..Tuesday night were a little care and precaution the statis- ,jir0wn from their machine when it was tics of this kind of a smash would rt,,i,o,l rvp.ir Aihnnr Center. As a re- practically disappear. It takes only a econd or two to make certain that there is no approaching train, and a ' second or two never has been more im- others received minor in.iu:es. but the portant than life itself. But so long (,ar was righted,and driven back to camp. as autoists will insist upon racing with ' trains-literally a race with death-' , ' B1,lnr,iar(1. in.year-old son of and will go plunging over crossings M Bl.mchard of White full tilt , we must expect to read har-. p. Junction was drowned yes row.ng details in the newspapers If ' afternoon when h, fell from a raft Secretary Black goes- ahead and re- L,,u'; , v- rift i i- r. ii. - on Smith pond. With nim on ue ran vokes licenses when there are surviv- ,kl ' . , , . 1ft ,i Trne i r i v i a. --ore F.dward alsh. afed 1", anil Miene als from a clash between a motor car , '. . ii v., .jji:n(, i .... i , . , -, ri-nc. 11. The bovs had been paaaimr anu un engine Jie win De uoing goou ,,...1, b I v J a. No Wolf Chaser. (Newport Express and Standard.) We hear much these days about "the f. . . , fact is the farmer is not going to raise .u. ........ iiiunv 1 cunt Kll tl-i i.ivi.r.. j. .... larger crops lor tne very goou reason he cannot. He will have to work early and late to gather what crops he has been able to put in, for with the short age of farm labor and excessive wages about all a farmer can produce is what he is able to do himself, consequently do not look to the farmer to keep the wolf from your door. Looking Backward. (Burlington Free Press.) -Governor Clement's proclamation re duced to its lowest terms If the Con stitution of the United States eon-j 1111-i.n nim me lriuiuiiL conscuuiion, the federal constitution must be changed. The Vermont pioneers sur- rendered our liberties by asking ad-" mission for Vermont to the Union nn-"" der the federal constitution. What simpletons were those early Green- Mountain statesmen! I is the Best Part VERMONT NEWS. Vermont's allotment for American's gift men in South Rnyalton. died at the atorium in Randolph yesterday morning p"'. 1 7 r ? 7 1" l,lte. of .ba8 tw? Kgo. ?'hl,e f,8,,m Fred V. Kimbeiloy, 40, of Orwell was found dead beside his automobile Wed-j for senator, has been making a trip nesdav evening at his home there Mr l,h knt the r0unty, greeting friends Ivimherlev had leen away at work all , , , . ,.?.,', day. Upon arriving home he ran the: he male . c unnS hls '"vice in the lower car into a shed and was found later by his son. Wednesday lvinc in three feet of water, in the river, with his throat cut. Fail- ing to tn' 'eatn when he flashed his( jj tZ to complete the act. Ill health and dc., sponde-ncy are supposed' to' have been the. causes of his act. ' ' j Attracted bv a low moanins cry when', nt st. Albans last eveninir. some dren investigated and found a new- if M fill niiai j thovities w 1 hall and to iorn intant lyinsr in the grass. Au-- ere notified who went to the. ' tl- lvK.. ?t AlV,nn" Wnlt.il. The nurses' who attended the V""1' "ad not been attended at birth. An ...jm causation is oemg maae. 1 . . ,7 4 pheasants. The grounds are now thickly i inhabited by birds. The wood duck whioh- was nearly extinct a few years ago is com-' mt imcic in tne lorests 01 u.e P"e: in targe mimwrs , - - Twelve survivors of the l.V) remaining of a regiment of l,ni, otli ermont t tvn i war veierans neiu a reunion nl 1 1 ' er vesterdav electine Theodore Kendall of. lt Frofessor Flasrz is in a serious con- Vtl' at ,!, y ' iiPn hospital in Wi-1 .,lOKi-; sufferim? from cuts about the head , . .. .i, l raet B11(K nbout for some time when t"e ratt sun ler.li.- unset in the middle of the r.ond 17-Ki'ov.l TUnnrV.rir.l a farm hand, heard the cries of the bovs. r''hed to the ond j ind saved Walsh and Piog. The TUn-ioo Wl hcv et "O hi" hold on ti, lun-r. . . . . , .IiVfi firTll Rmi Hit 1 1 K III r-i.-. -vater. The body was recovered an hour i;,ter ' The 'Chinese fowl keens im the repn- tion of her country for rtonffvery: h; waVlzing that the art of pub-thino- in totally different fashion. . ,. .. . fWern countries by laying eggs lioitjr has outgrown the limits of the w'th pink yolks. infr of children as something coarse and ! vulgar and to be avoided, but the ad-. vent of Eugenics means much for the "'"T-nernooa or tne race, nu mm .i '" i 1 i,4- lnniro nn n-nw wife who. though weak and ailing, de- ? be "S1 tliat-,t , " -vds noon Lydia E. Pinkham's Vege-:.than the refuse and railroad ties that 4 aide Compound to restore her to .'formerly occupied its site, but that health, and when headaches and hack7-4oe8 not seem to excuse the Boston & aches are a thing of the past brave,, . .,., 4in-uLa .nni sons and fair daughters rise up and call her blessed. Adv. of Vacation a I The Meddler K M. the coat fits you, put it on J Though there have been few impor tant developments in the county nolit Ban-!,pal f,e,d 3urinS the past week it is evident from stray bits of news which i l lM -ier tuat we variou- candidates are not letting the warm 1, lt . , , . . weather interfere with their activity ; Mr. Dunham, Brattleboro '& candidate 1 branch of the legislature and getting acquainted with folhs in general. He cannot lose anything by such a proceed inff- Tn fact !t ought to give him an excellent opportunity to measure county sentiment on a variety of questions ' 5" -making session. . At the present time it looks a" ' county senatorial race would be' lunifed'to' the "five'candida'tes" who are already in the running . . p. chil-',alK 01 a smn entrant m tne person or Emory A. Melendy of Londonderry who by the way could be depended urinn tn rull n lmav tta in liJa nirn In 1 ''ty but those who pretend to be in touch with the situation are authority . f0r the statement that Mr. Melendy has decided to wait presumably until the 'field is smaller. . Fred B. Pingree, a Known uiai r-nar.i r. jones 01 .u mington , is in the field Uouncement Mr. Pingree In his an- i rouncprncnT. Air. i-inorep meniionn me . j L fact that thpre hasnit Wn a stateV attorney from tl6 north end for tha . past ten years. With nominations ap portj0ned geographically, as they were j.p.ipr jjje convention svstem this state ' ' . - of affairs .would practically assure Mr Pingree's nomination, but with the pri mary, law in operation there is no tell ing what will happen especially if a local lawyer should decide to go after this job. At the request of several interested citizens The Meddler: respectfully in quires of the village commissioners ,:'.,. , .. Pns,, Hl lIle annual mee, oB u- thorizine them to investigate local water rates with a view to determining Whether or not they are exorbitant. The Meddler doesn't pretend to.be one of those ultra-aesthetic persons who can see nothing but evil in any alteration of the landscape from its natural state. Utilitarian adornments such as bridges, power lines and fac tory chimneys not only do not offend his sense of beauty but, if they are not conspicuous, actually arouse a feel - Wwlnstrial AC tub: v'l- riitiiu.iianiH ...v ...v....--- tivity they typify, .Even billboards, when placed with due consideration for fhe ' differences of opinion as to their excuse for existence, are not offensive ... s printed page no marier now supmur the latter form of expression may be. It must be admitted, however, that foreground of the vista looking up the Connecticut river from the railroad ( t ion. In defense of its location it i THINKS SHE OUGHT JO TLL PUBLIC ABOUT IT Portland Woman Says That Troubles Have Disap peared Since Taking Tan Rheumatism and Other lac "Since Tanlac has done so much for me I can't help but think of others who need it like I did and I feel like I ought to tell tuem about it." declared Mrs. Rose E.' Tuttle, 293 Congress street, Portland, Maine. ' "I suffered terribly from stomach trouble and rheumatism, and simply had no appetite at all, I didn't dare eat any starchy food, not even a potato, and what little I did eat failed to digest properly, and gas would form on my stomach, caus ing severe pains around my heart. I was very bilious, and suffered dreadfully from! vertise the scenic beauties along their lines, for allowing . one particularly beautiful view to be marred for. the sake of a few dollars' rental. f Residents along the Putney road north of the turn to Spofford lake are authority for the statement that hardly a' day passes without an inquiry from one or more tourists who have missed the sign intended to guide them to their New Hampshire destination. In general, it may be good policy to keep travelers in Vermont as much as pos sible, but for the benefit of those who already have made up their minds to cross the borders of Vermont a more conspicuous guide board at the lake road turning might be advisable. Today's Events Twenty-five years ago today the iron miners of Michigan went on strike for a wage of two doHars a day. After a lapse of five years due to the war, the contests of the world's tennis experts for the Davis Cup ere to be re sumed in England today. The Interdenominational Women's Home Missison Summer school, founded by the late Lhvight L. srloody, Will open its an nual session today at East Northfield, Mass. Today and tomorrow the Harvard Sta dium is to be the scene of wht promises to be the greatest athletic meet ever held in the United States, the occasion being the final trials to determine the person nel of the American track and field team to compete in tha Olympic Games at Ant werp. 1 7 1 In de Day's News. Gen. John Edward Bernard Seely, who ispires to become speaker of the British House of Commons, is . best remembered tor the part he played as secretary of rtate for war during the unsettled events n Ireland immediately preceding the out break of the war in 1914. The political xmtroversy emanating from Irish affairs 'n March of that year brought about See y'a resignation and that of Sir John French, then inspector-general of the "orces in Ireland. Gen. Seely comes of in old county family with estates in Not tinghamshire and the Isle of Wight. He jecame a barrister after graduating from fambridgo, and subsequently gained the D. S. O. while serving in the South Af ican war. Entering parliament as Lib eral member for the Isle of Wight, he be- ame under-secretary of state tor the coi nies in 1908, undersecretary of state for var in 1911, and secretary of state for war "n 1912. During the war he filled several mportant positions, including that of parliamentary undersecretary of the min istry of munitions. Today's Anniversaries. 1815 Theodore N. Vail, who developed the largest telephone system in the world, born in Carroll 'county. O. . Died -in Baltimore April Ifl, 1?I20. 1849 First territorial legislature of Ore- gon met at Oregon city. 1870 The International Workmen's exhi- bition in London was opened by tne 1S81 Warner Miller was elected United. States senator from New lork. i$82 Mary Todd Lincoln, widow of Pres ident Abraham Lincoln, uiea ai Sntinfrfield, Til. Born at Lexington, Vv TW 13. 1818. The state reservation at Niagara . Falls was opened as a pars. 1808 The Cuban province and city of Santiago were surrendered to me Americans. ;9i$Floods in North Carolina and neigh boring" states resulted in loss of over 'fifty lives andmuch property dam age.' Cne Year Ago Today. President Wilson put control of wheat mn'.ir Julius TT. Barnes. Bolshevik i captured the' main supply base of Kolchak in the Urals.. Today's Birthdays. C. Ldyard Blair, prominent New York i apitlist, born at Belvidere, N. J., 53, vears aao toaay. Roald Amundsen, the discoverer of the South' pole, ' bom at Sarpsburg, Norway; 48 years ago today. " i Bishop JI. St. George Tucker, of the Protestant Episcopal church, born at War saw, Va., 46 years ago today. ' Eugene Ysaye, world famous violinist and conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony orchestra, bom at Liege, Belgium, 62 years ago today. A Suxpicion. (Burlington News.) We suspect from t he Agan advert ia big that Mr. Agan's press agent has Dean Combs, who had been boa. ding borrowed a leaf from tfcebook of th7 there, returned to their home in North lamented P. T. Barnum. Jampton Sunday. - . pains in my stomacland under by shoul der blades. Many times I have walked the floor all night long unable to sleep, and at times I was in such misery I thought I just couldn't stand it any longer. . . "After reading a number- , of Tanlac statements I began taking it, and I could tell it was helping me before I had fin ished the first bottle. I have taken four bottles and am much better now in every way than I have been in. a long time., Why, i have such a big appetite that I want to be eating all the time. The rheu matism is all gone, and I never have a Jiain of any kind. My sleep is sound and restful, and I have so much more strength and energy. I can now . do all my house-' work. I'm certainly grateful for what Tanlac has done for me, and I only hope that others who are suffering like I did will give it a trjaj." Tanlac is sold in Brattleboro bv the Brattldboro Drug Co., and in South Londonderry by Geo. G. Smith. Adv. Little Benny's Note. Book By LEE PAPE. Pop was wawking up and down and thinking in the parler before suppir, and 1 went in, saying, G, pop, you awt to see Gladdis coming up the street. Wy, is she wawking on her hands? Bed. pop. No sir, I sed, she's got on a new dress and the skert is so short G gosh, you awt to see it, pop. Do you meen to tell me a dawter of mine ia axuilly wearing one of those high tide dresses, yee gods, -and for this we have children, sed pop.' Wich jest then' Gladdis came in the frunt door and started to go past the parler, pop saying, Gladdis, can I bleeve my eyes, is' that reely you? , Who elts would it Le, Kristofer Klum bus? sed Gladdis. Wattir, wattir, sed pop. And he sat down and leened back as if he thawt he was going to faint and I quick fell down on the floor as if I thawt I was, saying, Wattir, wattir, is that you, ,. Gladdis, 1 thawt it was Charlie Chaplin. O, you 2 are so funny its a wonder you dont die laffing at yourselves, theres nuth ing the matter with this skert, nuthing at all, sed Gladdis. Who sed enything about your skert? sed pop, you must have a gilty conshents,' f wattir, wattir. Me keeping on rolling er- round on the floor like a persin trying not to faint, saying, Wattir, wattir, is that you, Gladdis, I thawt i( was Robin son Crusoe. The ideer I never saw stitch a bunch of old maids, theres absilootly nuthing rong with this skert, sed Gladdis. And she kepp on going up stairs, pop calliug after her, Who sed there was? Wattir, wattir. and me calling after her. Is that you Gladdis, wattir, wattir, I thawt it' was Billy. Sundey. WAS VICTIMS IN HOSPITALS. About 18,000,000 Under Government Care and Number Is Increasing, r WASHINGTON, July 16. The num ber of World war veterans still under government hospital care is now about 18.000 and is increasing at the rate of. 900 a month. The spectacle of the number of war patient? increasing, bo ong after the war is oyer is due to the fact that the war department turned loose men .who were suffering fropi mental and physical, afflictions at the time of their discharge and were not ; completely cured. . These afflictions have "returned to the men during the strain bf civilian life and they have returned 'to government care. - . . About one-third of the men now in hospitals are suffering fr5m . tubercu losis, one-third from mental . diseases and the other third from a variety' of nilments which necessitate . hospital treatment. 7 BIG BAIL DEFICIT IN MAY. People 'Must Pay It Under Oovem- .ment guarantee. WASHINGTON, July 16,The rail roads of the United States as a whole were operated at a net loss during May,, according to preliminary figures on in-, come and expenses of the carriers com piled by the interstate commerce com mission. The actual net deficit for the' month is given as nearly seven and a' quarter million dollars. In addition the government has- extended to the roads a guarantee of the governmental rent al until September 1, when it is ex-.' pected new rates under the transporta tion act will be effective. The guaran tee averages $75,000,000 a month. ; . So the government, or rather the taxpayers of the country, will have to put up $32,206,964 to make up tha transportation deficit for this one month. WEST DUMMERSTON. George Willard has bought a new j.Dort automobile, Mr. Bixby of Greenfield is visiting !(his aunt, Mrs. W. W. Burnham. Mrs. Fred Connarn and two children ( of Northfield tVt.) are visiting at Mrs. SP. Connarn 's. v Charles .Washer and daughter of Mer iden. Conn., visited at the home of hia brother, S. S. Washer, Sunday. ' 1 D. Vallier met with a painful acci dent Monday when a tree, which he was cutting down, fell across his foot. Mr. and Mrs. E. Phillips and daugh ter of Putney spent Sunday with their daughter, Mrs. F. Leonard, and family. Miss Elsie Clark is having a week's vacation from the office of Dr. Grace N. Burnett in Brattleboro. ' She is at the Green Mountain Girls' cam". Miss West of New York city h board ing at M. R. Huntley's. Mr. anu Mrs. I h ft i 4 i !