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THE BRATTLEBORO DAILY REFORMER.
FRIDAY, JULY 23, 1920. : r.JBZSdSblmia CONGRESS ONAL RECORD E XPEN SHE V. Cost Govcrnicnt Over Half a Million fjo Publish It Last Year f t A J COST $801,i90.88 FOR YEAR 1917 Public Printer Unable to Explain Un usual Expense Almost Hundred Mil lion More Pages Printed That Year Washington's Birthplace. ' WASHINGTON", July 23. The rost of publishing the Congressional Record, the government .publication recording tidily everything hat is aid and done in congress, as well as somethings out side, was $537,010 last year, practically the same as for JJM8, but about $300,' 000 less than the 1917 cost. , These figures were given recently by Kussell O. Beene, accountant at the gov ernment printing loflice, in answer to an inquiry of Representative Magee, of New York, as toi the possible "saving that would result' from the discontin uance of the Record. Mr. Beene gave the cost for 1917 as $S01,790.SS and for 191S as $.137,610. CVrnelius Ford,- the public printer, vns asked for an explanation of the 1'gh figure in 1917, t.ut confessed his ignorance unless it happened that con gress "did more talking" that year. Mr. Ford said that in 1917, congress wfis in session 250 clays; in 1918, 307 i'nys, and in 1919, 279 days. The printed pages in the Record for these years were- 052,511,961 in 1917; r.3.072,57 in 1918; and 45.,130.4.)0 in WEST BRATTLEBORO Allen Hamilton, who had been at tending summer school at Norwich un iversity, has returned to nis nome. BRATTLEBORO LOCAL The", preacher at the . Northfield "con ference the coming Sunday will. be Bey.. Thomas Butterick of Hull, England. . I r. Ml V 1. ..1 1 Z 4 1, A ...It ni-lnm Robert Winchester has gone to jsew . ervices m uc ur.u m n.v- u.vvllulu York to visit a few weeks wnn ms, "- father, Charles A. Winchester. Miss Maudie L. Stone of Brooklyn, who is spending the vacation at Her vev Harris's, has bought a Ford sedan of' the Brattleboro garage. Mr. and Mrs. Gustaf Stromberg re tiui vpatnrrlav afternoon from New son, Ralph, left this week tor wood stock, where Ralph will spend several weeks with his father, JIarold. B. Perry. Mr. and Mrs. D. T. Perry went from' Woodstock to Montpelier. Miss Frances Kelley, ' a graduate nurse from Springfield, Mass., who had been doing special work at the hospital, went yesterday to her home for a few days' vacation. - - Miss Elizabeth Doyle of Northfield, (Vt.) was discharged last evening from the Melrose hospital, where she had been two Weeks, folowing an opera tion for appendicitis, and went to stay with friends in Battleboro a few days befone returning to her home. A horse belonging to George Barrett, which was drawing hay Wednesday for F. D. E. Stowe, ran down South street that afternoon, the wagon loaded with hay, and turned in to John Gallup 's blacksmith shop without any damage either to the horse or wagon. Men were just beginning to put the hay into the barn when evidently a bee stung the horse and he started on a run down the hill. It was fortunate that no au tomobiles were met on the road, which is rather narrow4, as serious results might ' have ' occurred. Rolliii.Milo Moon of 114 Elliot Btreet, who is employed as fireman on the rail road, and Miss Esther Sprague, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nehemiah Sprague of 15 Green street, were married "yesterday afternoon in the town elerk'8 office by Carl S. Hopkins, justice of the peace. Yirk where tbev.,were galled b'yi the . Miss Jessie L. Hawley, whois in the illness of"tff'-daughter, u VI Samaritan hofi&t.in rotldAOr;oW Air and Mr'T T:' PVrrv- and gnd'-'. lowing a eomjkMrod dplocatioji otlft hh instep, has telegraplied her "parents, Mr and Mrs. L. W. Hawley, as follows: "Having splendid care and feeling fine." The message was received this morning and was the first information Mr. and Mrs. Hawley had received regarding the hospital to which their daughter was taken. A friend of Mi ssllawley sug- 'gested this morning that other friends i send her cheering messages inasmuch as she is among entire strangers ' The Philathia class of the Baptist church will have a-sale' of home-made food tomorrow at 3 o'clock; in the church. Adv. Dance at ' Island Park' Thursday and Saturday. Tuesdav, 102-tf WOULD ATTEMPT TO KILL j FOOL BILLS iillMiii -I GO Sa' m I Km pp t'i mi' WEST GUILFORD. Henry Merrifleld has gone to work for , Aiken Says He Has No Time to Make House-to-House Canvas for Votes Will Answer Clement. Editor of The Reformer: I promised to write you again after the Democratic convention, I felt sure 1 Mr. Stromberg on Ames hill for the sum-' ould goi be. nomination 'for president mer - . 'on that ticket, but mv name wasn't men- Lester Blood is having a two-weeks m pointeJ But God vacation from his work in Brattleboro , 11 for the telephone companv. is more disappointed than I. lie has had , -r. i e - i i tt a hard time to run this world since u- unaries nrcoiu ui uiui:, u.. "0 l.Q Kao 1a l,o Anna TTia civil liU &s.,u " V rv liv. vivnv ivot) but He must have made a blunder a short here a few days this week on a business trip. Miss Miriam Nichols went Tuesday night to Greenfield to spend a week with Miss Bertha Smith at the home of Miss Nichols's aunt, Mrs. II. W. Carpenter. Mr. Black of Green River began work 1919. The cost Of paper has increased , Monday with his team to do the haying befuddled he couldn t tell Ma s from Pas rncatlv within the past tnree years, tor Krnest inomas. Jorenzo nuney ana landed hack w Here lie started. v u time ago, for Wilson sent a protest to Him by a messenger in a flying machine. He Vas to go by the way of Mars and see that things . were going right up there, but after he got above the one half of one per cent zone he became so but the use of a lighter and less ex pensive quality has helped reduce the anerctrate cost of the paper used. For and son. Perry, of Brattleboro and Cyrus. son says that is just it no one can do Merrifleld also are working for Mr. nnything right but himself; not a man (Thomas. Miss Marion Phelps is helping, in America knew enough to go .to Paris ."-' '""frv' ' i jionuay the repair of fences and for cleaning upld;ng Q'f pud maintaining the 13-acre reservation ' enre j$r( at Wakefield, Ya., where George Wash- j j)ut for 1919, the paper cost was $lo0.000 as her sister, Mrs. Thomas, with the house-; and do .things right - bo he - had to go compared with $102,000 in 1918 and. work. (himself, and he certainly did do sonie- $300,000 in 1917. r. an,i Mrs. ' Homer Thomas went thing. . " . Every year congress grants $100 tor ; Mnn,in v si.piWnp to nttpnd the wed- Now he has nearly eight months more )f an intimate friend. Miss Flor- to raise Hell on earth, then he is going . . . . . I 4 1 . ..1. . C a t 11 rr-1 irown. teacner in ureennem. .Mass., "p l i-e uuaie ui me mrone. inen Ibut formerlv of Halifax. Mrs. Thomas we may look for hail, thunder, lightning. ington was horn, . was maid of honor and Mr. Thomas was great destruction of property and Re there is no dwelling on tne piace. , man. The but a monument marks the place of na-j a party tivity of "the father of his country. " fOT a gix.W Wakefield is 110, miles trom "v asning-. gn(j ton, and is not often visited becatise it" uome Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. R Mrs. Homer Thorn ur nnfl ATra A the anniversary in West Brattleboro Pinion- 1 I've Jesus Christ, the son Tuesday of Mr. and Mrs Elbert Lynde of Colerain is helping his brother, Caroll Lynde, cut the hay on his mother's place, the N. W. Lvnde farm. Baptist church, Rev. W. H. .Bishop pastor. Morning worship at 11. Sunday school, 12.15; evening services, 7.150. is not easily accessnue. ii is a miu ami a half from the Potomac and 'Pil grims going by water must also trudge oxcrland to reach it. Excursion steamers no longer stop, the old gov ment wharf having been partly carried away by ice and floods and never re paired. 1 MAY LOSE AUTOMOBILE. Burlington Men Caught Smuggling in Liquor From Canada. ' , ST. ALBANS, July 23. After an all day search for violators of the Volstead act, customs officers L. D. Sewert, Dep uty A. C. Mulliii, and Immigration In-f-pector Seldcn Caldwell, of the locaj cus toms force, placed Augustus Toulis, pro prietor of the Star restaurant in Burling ton, Bernard Whalen, Arthur Kirby, Frank Landis, Christin Tappas, proprie tor of the Boston Lunch, James Parront, Whitmarsh, and Arthur Peters, all well known residents of Burlington, under ar rest charged with violating the Volstead a't, by bringing' intoxicating beverages into tliis country. The oflicials stopped their car on' North Main street, this city,, about 11 o'clock Wednesday night, and during the search of the ear found 25 bottles of liquor of various kinds, a large portion of which, however, was beer. The men were placed under arrest and taken to Franklin county jail, and the car which was a big seven -passenger, owned by Arthur Peters, was seized. Z I'pon arrivel at the jail they got into telephone communication with Vernon Rullard, United States district attorney at Burlington, and they were given per mission to leave. upon giving their word to be present at a hearing before Com miMsioner C. I). Watson. The party had been to Pigeon Hill, Que., where they obtained the liquors and were on their way back to Burling ton when they wero stopped. None of the occupants of Jthe car were intoxicated, it is said. " FIFTEEN UNIONS ACCEPT. Only Railway Telegraphers Stand Out on Wage Award. CHICAGO, July -23. Acceptance under protest of the United States Railway La bor board's wage award was decided upon at an executive conference here last night by all of the Unrecognized railroad unions, except ohe, it va 'announced, f0l lowing the meoting, by Timothy Shea, grand chief of Ihe Brotherhood o Rail way Trainmen. -J- . . ' ' The one exception was the Brothe'rhootl of Railway Telegraphers, which referred the award to ii,s membership, togi'iher with a strike proposition. The 15 other" organizations - decided they would renew their case before the labor board. Among the Ifindus enormus sums are spent on cremation of the richer classes in sandal wood. ' ' ', E32 Honey tnek without Question f HUNT'S Salve fail in thj StKimt-n of ITCH. ECZEMA. KlrJOWORM, TBTTER or other Itching akin- dieeasea. iy a 1$ ceut box at cur rikk. am nuiiui aim i . iin'iiian tc.t - - v f v i j v ie married couple have gone publicans, and it will do no good to ask of friends to Nova Scotia , (;d to help us, for if He attempts to reeks' automobile pleasure i interfere Ile'yin be told to go to the Mrs. Thomas returned sa me place that the U. S, senate .was ' consigned to when it dared to sujrjrest any B. Thomas, Mr. andicha,ne inIMY4t"t.y- ' nas Miss Maria Thur- 1 lease do not tlnk I mean any disre P. Blanchard attended i BP?CV to G .!l is j"st a difference in t Brattleboro Plnln- wiieve Jesus Christ, the so; TT T. WrhnU ' oi 'Od, was the Saviour of the World -.i..- . i . iisoh ciaims ne is ine man. . I have a long letter before me from Governor Clement with a veiled threat in it that I will answer in a few days. I. have had many asking me what my platform was. The little boy said a platform was made to get in on, not to stand on. How well the little fellow knew what he was talking about! Wrt all KaKa.. 1 .3 i Driver and Alleged Priest Placed Un-' , " 1, " ' H',, tt n , ' ?0" (8noois, and all those things, of iKniri; dcr Arrest. ) I believe that the legislature should pass SFAMOUR, Conn., July 23. Federal what measures are necessary to run the liquor agents in this vicinity have been government and then go home; but if stopping everything that moves on wheels they must stay, let them spend the time in their search for illegal liquor cargoes, repealing a few fool laws now on the but funeral processions managed to es- statutes instead of putting on a lot cape until yesterday. more. A hearse proceeding solemnly thru the' Now I haven't got time to go from main street of this village without coaches house to house and kiss your baby or trailing behind attracted the attention of your wife, or any of the rest of 'the the agents. They stopped it, although family. I am not going to buy, beer or with misgivings because of the presence stfal any man's vote. If you want me bes.de the driver of a man garbed as a vote for me Sept. 14. I promise you if priest and carrying a prayer book m h.s Hocted. that I will do niv best L in HAD LIQUOR IN HEARSE. hands. Inside the hearse were several gal Ions of hijjh proof whiskey. 1 he driver and the priest were a rested. I?1!'??1 bllIs that are put-in for some I individual's own benefit. I do not be .lieve in jumping every man's salary. I CAT FISH FOR CONNECTICUT. Massachusetts to Stock River For Food Purposes. BOSTON. July 23. In an effort to in crease the food supply of the. state, Wil liam C. Adams, director of the. division of fisheries and game of the department of conservation, will soon start to stock the Connecticut river with Delaware cat fish. Two thousand "baby" fish of this.va? rietv have been secured along the Dela ware river and will soon Massachusetts waterw rector says, is the most suitabl in the state for this purpose. The catfish will run in weight from one to four pounds and are said to make an excellent table dish. -1 a . " uo not oelieve in creat inv kottip nr.. for your uncle or your aunt just because or she wants a soft job. I haven't time to tpll - I will answer Clement's, letter next 'week in regard to suffrage and free rum. rou more, but Putney, July 22. E. W AIKEN. WORLD'S BIGGEST LUMBER MILL. LUNATICS ATTACK- ATTENDANTS. One Inmate Killed In Fight at Bridge water State Farm. BRIDG KWATKR, Mass . Jk- ?n... n be placed in the inmate )f th ifridxewater state farm was ay, which, the di-k'Ied and three attendants Mere severr-lv ..u-u ii-i Knives during an outbreak bv. inmates of .the violent ward vesterdav afternoon. Lloyd Kinadom, a negro in mate, was shot and killed by officers. Antonio Disrest, who was associated .t .v.vium ui me ouioreak, was can- Fire Causes $1,000,000 Loss at Manistee, Michigan. MANISTEE,' Mich., July 23. Fire of unknown origin destroyed the lumber and sale plant of the Buckley and Doug las Lumber company !ivre,arly yester day, eausing a loss estimated at $1000.000. The plant was said to have been the largest of its kind in the world, operating a new quadruple) evaporating system, v A -number of residences' also were desiroved. j ARE WOMEN NATURALLY DESPOND ENT? A prominent writer so claims. Women are constituted .with a delicate organism and in nine cases out of ten mental de pression "may be attributed to an abnor mal condition of the system, which ex- tured uniniured. The trouble, occurred when 30 :' 'inmates of the violent ward were beinjj led inio the yaftl. All but Kingdom and Disrest had gone out when the two turned upon the attendants and slashed them with knives which had - come into their pos session in some unknown manner. Kingdom and Disrest fled Mnstairs to a ward room where, surrounded by hospi tal attendants and prison officers, thev MiuT n uH.nj 1 or me stairs, inev re vised to lja.lt !nd tti -was tlioik tlat Jving dotn was shot. V .- t HEARS, VOICE ACROSS ATLANTIC Wireless Telephone' Experts Recognize Voice But Can't Hear Sentences. . ST., JOHN'S, N. F., July 23.E.xperts from the Marconi Wireless company, who pro hen ronrTnr.i inir r i,.Tt-. I i tirpssea itailf in norvonanoaa clonTilncc. . . ... 1 -- - i'" c , niKtanc wire csa iff mi 13 ness backaches, headaches, causing con- tion, announced yeterdav U.at Wednes' stant 'misery and as a result despond-J ,liy they heard messes from tl.e r,,.,. um r.. rinKuams egeiaoie fhelmsfoiiU s'atioiv near Txmdon, more E Compound, a smiple remedy made fromi.a,, 2000 riiles distant. They said that" roots and herbs, is the one great remedy t,Cy recognized the yoice of Capt. Round,! I for this condition. Tt imps tn ih rnnt. 1 t- t 1 1 - 6 4cihv. am, jpCCtcd sentence. ' 7. Jli, 2iimiiiiniiNiiiHiiiiHiiiniiiiiniiiiimHini!m!iinmminiiiiiiiiiiiiHiM!Hniiiiimiiiiimii!iH DOW, PE ARSON,. & HUNT 'S I Brattleboto's Department Store ? , ' . " ; I 5iiiiimmitnitmmmim!WHimiiwinwiiiwiiMiiwiiiwnHHH jijiinMimHm All Ready foriSaiurday, the Last Day of Ihe ! Biggest and M i A Sa nmversary; This Live Store Has Ever t Held ... " ' , - - ' - ; ; -'...; During the last two weeks we have been celebrating, by a carefully planned sale, our Fourth Anni versary in our new store in the American building. Read this bulletin of items that go on sale.Saturday In addition to these items advertised, many equally strong bargains will be on sale in every section of this store. . . - - iiiiifflpiiiminiiii!niiin!iiiiiiiiiniHmm.miiiimi'iiitmi!i!i!ui!Hw Men's ; and B oys9 Departments Men's 35c Brown Mixed Hose for the working man. Extra qual ity. Good wearing. Sizes 10, 10J 11, lV2, - 4th Anniversary Sale 23 Men's Department Men's $1.50 Mesh Union Suits, short sleeves, . ankle length, closed .crotch. Good ' wearing summer underwear. All sizes, 4th Anniversary Sale 91. OO Men's Department Men'rf $1.50 Athletc Union Suits, sleeveless, knee ,!llength. The " coolest and most comfortable underwear for hot weather. All sizes, 4th Anniversary Sale 9 1.1 5 Men's Department . -Men's $25.00 Two-Piece Suits, made of palm beach cloth in light and dark mixtures and plain colors of black, gray or green. Young men's and con servative models, , 4th Anniversary Sale 920 Men's Department Men's 50c Fine Cotton Hose, in all colors. A good wearing, me-" dium weight hose for summer. All sizes, 4tn Anniversary Sale 3S 3 pairs 91.00 Men's Department Men's $3.00 Pajamas, made . of extra quality cotton material in vry attractive patterns. Silk frogs, breast pockets. All sizes,. ; 4th Anniversary Sale 92.15 Men's Department i Men's $5.00 Straw Hats, sailor style. Well made in every way with head-conforming cushion band. All sizes, 4th Anniversary Sale 93. 65 Men's Department ffffimnmiHfliiroiiiKiroiiwiitiwwmiM Men's $35.00 Three-Piece Suits, in an attractive assortment of very pretty stripe patterns and rich, plain colors. Young men's and conservative models. All sizes, H 4th Anniversary Sale $29.50 Men's Department Men's $3.50 Negligee Shirts, in a good assortment e-f pretty stripe patterns . No collar, soft cuffs. All sizes, - 4th Anniversary Sale 92.85 Men's Department Boys' $3.00 Wash Suits In light and dark stripe patterns and plain colors. Materials that will waslTwell. . All sizes, 4th Anniversary' Sale 92.45 Boys' Department Boys' 50c Pine Ribbed Black Hose for dress or play wear. Good quality and good wearing. All sizes, 4th 'Anniversary Sale L"5 Boys' Department r Entire Stock of Children's S2.00, $2.50 and $3.00 Straw Hat3 in, the new summer shapes. A1IJ sizes, . 4th Anniversary Sale 750 Boys' Department Boys $1.25 Percale Blouses in a variety of patterns. Sizes 6 to 11 years. Don't overlook them, 4th Anniversary Sale 85 Boys' Department Boys' $12.00 'Suits'of good'qual-' ity wol material in attrac tive patterns; plain colors and mixtures. All sizes np to 18 years, 4th Anniversary Sale 90JT5 Boys' Department 'ffliHinnmimHiiHiiiiiiimm Dry Goods and Garment Departments "' Ladies' Waists At New Low Prices for the Last Day of Our Fourth Anniver sary Sale Ladies $1.25 White Voile Waists, trimmed with lace and embroidery, Sale Price 75 Ladies' $1.50 Voile Waists in white and colors, round and V ncck models, Sale Price 85 Ladies' $2.00 Waists of cross-bar and striped voiles, embroidered and lace trimmed, 910 Ladies $3.00 Waists of striped and plain voile: sauare, V- and round neck models; trimmed , with lace and tucks, .'.' ' ; Sale. Price 9Jm5 J "hi I- ' ' Ladies $7.50 Georgette Waists,1, tn flesh, pink-and l' white -trimmed with. ilk . embroidery,-; ; j ) tfaiTtPiice ' Garment" Department ! - Luggage Now is the time to buy your va cation Luggage Suit Cases, at 92.50. 93.95. 96.95 to 915.00. Leather Traveling Bags, '96.95, 97.50, ; '910.00, 911'''5, and 915.00 Trunks, 910.98,912.00, 914.00,916.50.920.00 Downstairs Store. New Voile Dresses In Our Pourth Anniversary Sale Fjfteen $10.00 Voile Dresses - in both light and dark colors, figured and flowered designs, Sale Price 97.50 TwelTis $7.50 Voile Dresses, all trimmed with organdie; collar and cuffs,' Sale Price 9 1.75 Garment Department -t , White Tub Skirts All marked down for the last day of Our Fourth Anniversary Sale. These are made of white gabardine and have fancy pock ets, trimmed with pearl buttons. $4.00 White Skirts, -Reduced to 92.95 $5.00 White Skirts, Reduced to 93.95 $6.00 White Skirts, . Reduced to 91.75 Garment Department Infants' and Children's $ ;!'Wear"v " ""' " I; Infants'! $1.50 Rompers 'of cham- , oray f;and linene 1 in checksj stripes and plain colors; sizes ..''1 to 6 years., I 5 ' - Sale Price 95 Infante! 50c Bonnets, trimmed with ribbon and embroidery, - Sale Price" 35 Womens and Chil dren's Knit Underwear Women's 35c Knit Vests and also some with bodice top, 25 Women's 50c Knit Vests, includ ing some with top, at 35 Women's 75c Knit Union Suits, all styles, -19 Women's $1.50 Union Suits, very ' fine, at 98 and 91.19 v Children's - Vests, Pants and Waists, . 29 and 35c Downstairs Store Wash Goods and Domestics During our Fourth Anniver sary Sale, to. close .this week, we are offering the balance of bur fine voiles at less than cost now at r the factory. ..Many dress lengths and blouse lengths. All '36 and 40 inches wide, at . 39c, 49S 69 yard Gingham in 25 - Gingham, 39 Children's Suits,- $2.00 Wool Bathing 91.15 Children's $3.00 Gingham Dresses in plaids and plain colors; sizes 2 to 14 years, 91.95 ' 32-inch 59c Bates' plaids, for 59c and . 69c Scotch plain and, plaid, . $1.00 Plain - White Organdie, 40 inches wide,-5 79 $1.00 St. Gaul ; Swiss,4 In solid1 colors, tot - ' 756 $2.50 Silk Crepe de Chine, '40 call , at . . : 91. SO $1.35 Table Damask, in two de signs, at . 95c inches' wide Las inches 32 40c Bleached Cotton, 36 wide; good "quality, '25c Heavy. Bleached Crash, twe kinds, for , ' 19 30c Unbleached Linen Crash, ex , tra value, at , 21 40c Huck Towels, white or col ored border, 25 $1.00 Extra' Big. Towels, for 79 . Downstairs Store Corset Department ! Corsets of. Many Kinds at Prices That Are the lowest. Hundreds of Samples in Summer weight, some with rubber tops; others for stout people, at 98 91.-19, 91-75, 91.85 Lace Front Corsets of best ma terial, 91.85. 92.98, 93.98 , Downstairs Store Hosiery Department At this department you can . find what, you want and at prices 'that will please you.': Children ! 3. 35c Hose, black, tan,, . 'White, jfor, i 3 Boys' and Girls' 40c Hose, good ones, . , - I .. ZOti ' i Children's Fine 50c Hose, in brown and black, 39d Women's 45c Fine Lisle Hose, in black, , 25 Women's $1.25 Fine Silk Hose, white and black, 95 Women's $1.85 Thread Silk Hose, 91.25 white and black, Special Store Women's $2.00 Silk Hose, Downstairs Thread 91.59 ' ' ' ' S'h - Mi'i v.-.-n r o'.-ir ...... . ,ym,mmmnmm !!llTtf l''"T!f 'jW '" (jplf W YfWiW'TW''1 "i'r;!rt'Ijll!!l''''''J'W';inj'!P'" T,,!H!f'jJ'n',,1'T,,n5TO'm'r7n'' r ft Eli IK m . .l.llll' I M .'I i"iiu" rt-, .!'" !- ! ) 1 0". 1 .t' 1 't .) in .' I ) ii (i 1 in ( i i m ; t it if ii . 7 '.1 .1 , t ' . ! t . 1 ! 1; w. 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