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i I ft If 1 VOL.8. NO. 233 BRATTLEBORO, VERMONT, THURSDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 2, 1020. WILL NOT AMEND LEAGUEJOVENANT Assembly Votes to. Defer Amendments Until Later Meeting SMASH WINDOWS IN KILLARNEY BALFOUR DESIRES LONGER TRIAL Indiscriminate Destruction by Uniformed Men Six Irish Charged With Conspiracy. LONDON", Dec. 2. Uniformed men visited Ki Harney. Ireland, early today and indiscriminately smashed nearly all the windows in the business section. Damage estimate! at several thousand pounds was done with small hammers and stones, says a Cork despatch to the Evening News.. Council Sends Message of Gratitude to President Wilson Brazil and Spain May Aid Him in Mediation of Arme nian Question. GENEVA, Dec. 2 (Associated Press). A resolution rejecting the considera tion amendments to the league cove nant at this cession and providing for u committee to study changes before the meeting of the next assembly was passed' by the assembly of the league at today's J session with but one dissenting vote., This negative vote caused consternation,' in the assembly, as it was considered it would prevent the passage of the lesolu tif n under the provision that virtually all acts of the assembly must be by unani mous vote of the member nations repre sented. Pres. Ilvmann, however, ruled' that the (luestion was one of procedure not requiring unanimity and declared the resolution adopted. . i ih-. Costa of Portugal remarked previ ous to the voting that changes would; eventually be necessary in order to tacih-i tate the entry into the league of some otj the great countries still outside of it. Del-; t-gate ltnuan of India remarked that the. covenant wad not sacred and that it. could anil must be revised, but that it should be done with sutliuent deliberation- . , . . c . A In reporting today the decision of the , leairito of nations assembly committee on j amendments to the covenant not to rec ommend changes at this session A- J. Balfour forecast the possible need of im portant changes in the future. The cov enant was not regarded as ci'lect. he r.oitnolitv must tie COU- saiu. uiin tu v.fc, ........ i, t 1 sidercd of the next assembly being called. upon to consider -amenuiuems greater importance than those now pro posed. . The covenant, he said, was framcl with remarkable, rapidity and doubtless amendments would be necessary, but the committee found' the moment inoppor tune for them. Because the committee rejected the amendment projosed by the Scandinavian countries it was not to be considered. that it disagreed with them. Another motive of the committee. Mr. Balfour explained, - was the conviction that one year's experience in the working of a covenant was insufficient to show just what amendments should be made and the committee deemed it advisable to wait. lie said a commission which proposed amendments couM report to th council of the league, which in turn would report to the next meeting of the assembly at Geneva. The date of this ho mentioned as Sept. 1. next. Despatch of a message of gratitude to President Wilson for the way lie re- Mwndcc! to tlie appeal 01 me comn-ii ' ( the league of nations to act as mediator between tlie Armenians and the Turk ish Nationalists was proposed today to the assembly by Paul Hymann, its pies blent.. M. ilyniann announced President Wilson's offer to mediate in Armenia iind read the council's rep'y informing the President that it is asking Brazil and Spain, which yesterday also offered their services as mediators, to communicate with Washington regarding the means of action. ' Irish Had Explosives. GLASGOW. Scotland, Dec. 2. The police arrested six jK-rsons of Irish na tionality here today, three of them wo men, on charges of treasonable conspir acy. It is stated that high explosives gun owder. gun cotton, detonators, hand grenades, revolvers and cartridges as well as Sinn Fein literature were found in their houses. Drapery Store Hunts. FERMEY, Ireland. Dec. 2. A drap ery store in one of the main streets of this city was burned to the ground today and two other shops near by almost de stroyed. The fires are alleged to have been set by uniformed men. The pro prietor of the drapery store was thrown in trt till I'lVPP from which he barely escaped with his life. He is in a critical condition. Two men are rejwrted to be missing. Table of Casualties. LONDON, Dec. 2. Persons to the number of GT.i have been killed or wounded in Ireland up to Nov. 27 of the present year by anti-government ele ments, according to a .statement issued today by the home office. The deaths do not include 20 persons killed in Ixmdon derry and 02 in Belfast during the sum mer rioting, nor IH cadets killed in the Kilmiehael abmuscade Sunday night. The statement follows : KILLED Policemen Soldiers . Civilians Total . Policemen Soldiers . Civilians lot 47 41 WOUNDED 2.'i0 2o0 10.' t 101 Total 4.'U Courthouses destroyed Police barracks destroyed "2S Police barracks damaged 101 Raids on mails Silt) Raids on Coast Guard stations, light houses 4. Raids for arms 2.'.R1 Another official statement says the ar rests in Ireland averaged considerably over 100 weekly. During the last three week of November 400 persons were taken into custody for political offenses, including 1(H during the last week of the month. FIUME INDULGING IN WAR ACTIVITY Cannon Does and Not Will lie Hacked By Government. WASHINGTON. Dec. 2. Tlie rep resentative to Ik- chosen by Pres ident Wilson, to mediate Iwtwccn the Armenians and Turkish Nationalists will act for the President of the United States and not for Wood row Wilson personally it was said at the state de partment. This statement was made in icsponsc to inquiries as to the exact meaning of the President's declaration in his letter to the league of nations that he wou'd be glad to offer his "per sonal mediation." State department of ficers declared that the Armenian med iator who is yet to be chosen would have all of the influence and prestige of the I'nited Slates government lchind him in his negotiation. It has beep, mad" clear by ' the President, however, that moral influence is the only kind which the United States can use in the situation. Centre Congregational Church Thursday. Dec.. 2. S p. m. Miss Clara Bostwiek will give a lecture in the chape! on The New Basis of Civilization. All members of last year' Outlook class are eligible to hear the, lecture without charge. . Friday, Dec. II, 4 p. m. Miss Caro line Sewall, the children's missionary, will speak to the juniors. Friday, Dec. .'', K p. m. Meeting of the canvassers in the chapel. The territory for the every-member canvass Sunday will be assigned. Friday. Dee. G.ir p. m. The teachers and officers of the Sunday school with their wives and husbands, will have their monthly supper in the chapel. Price r." cents. After the bus iness is transacted Miss Sewall will speak. This will take the place of the usual church night service and all are invited to hear Miss Sewall. Rifle Fire Heard Italy Take D'Annuiuio Very Seriously. TRIESTE. Dc 2 (Assoiated Press. ) Declaration of a state of war with Italy beginning tomorrow morning, which was made yesterday by Captain Gabri elle D'Aiiuunzio is not regarded in a se rious light by military commanders here. There is warlike activity in Fiume. how ever, and the sound of cannon and rifle fire may be heard along the gulf, which has been tranquil for more than 11 months. All tiave' in and out of Fi nnic has locn placed under restrictions and baggage is being thoroughly searched for arms. The Italian general Caviglia said today he would use all persuasive means to induce D'Annunzio's men to surrender before he wou'd resort to force. D'An nunzio's soldiers, who have been greatly stirred up for his appeal for defense of Fiume are taking the war situation se riously. Their number is estimated at about' I.OOO including detached units of artillery, engineers, cavalry, gas battal ions, air forces, armored motor cars and machine gunners. The cutting ofT of communication with Fiume by boat, land and sea is regarded as imminent. As a Hoy Sees Morals. Teacher Children, how can tinguish right from wrong'; Pupil If we enjoy doing a thing wrung. Stray Stories. we dis- lt s Almost the Contrary. .links had Irccn out the night before, and was late at his desk. Employer (sternly Well? Jinks Not very, sir! Stray Stories. Choice Christmas Gifts Can be found at the Annual Needlework Sale of the Dorcas Society at the Swedish Lutheran Church THURSDAY, DEC. 2 at 8 p. m. Grab-Bag Refreshments Dr. Mary R. Farnum, who has the dis tinction of being the first woman chosen to the New Hampshire legislature, was elected as a Democrat in a strong Repub lican district. . Red Men s Hall Festival hall. Nov. 20 to Dec. 4. in clusive Festival and Trading Post under the auspices of Quonekticut Tribe, No. 2. Imp'd O. R. M. Vaudeville and dancing every night. Admission free. In connection with the festival, the members of the Young Men's class of the Baptist church will put on an act entitled Dark Town Kitchen Band. Miss Kather ine Denning and Lcland Covey will render vocal selections. Odd Fellows Temple Thursday evening. - Regular meet ing of asi.s Encampment. The Patri archal degree will be conferred, also nomination of officers for the coming year. 'Everybody come out.- 1 DAYS TO SHDP ISSUES LIST OF GOAL PROFltEERS Fuel Administrator of Mas sachusetts Shows Ex cessive Prices $9.50 AT MINES ALL JUSTIFIABLE New England Has Received 30,500 Tons Since October for Which $13.40 Was Paid Many Consumers Forced to Pay $20 a Ton. BOSTON, Dec. 2. A list of shippers of anthracite coal who since Oct. 1 have sold coal to dealers in this state at prices regarded as excessive was issued by State Fuel Administrator Ilultman to day, setting i9.50 at the mine as the max imum price justifiable. Tlie administra tor said 36,500 tons had been sold here in the past two months at wholesale prices which averaged' $13.40 a ton with the result that a retail price of '2i) was demanded of consumers in many commu nities. Administrator Hultzman's list con tained the names of dealers in this city, New York, Providence and in Pennsylva-! nia centers. . , To Investigate Coal Prices. WASHINGTON. Dec. 2. A senate in-' vestigation into the prices of anthracite' coal will begin in New York Saturday,! it was announced today by Senator Cald-i er, chairman of the senate committee on imiuirv. He said governors of the New. England states had requested the investigation. GOVERNORS WOULD HELP THE FARMERS .Appoint Committee to Make Preliminary Mirvey win irge nan i.ivmg Farmers Year's Time. IIABRTSBURG. Penn., Dec. 2. Gov ernors and governors-elect representing more than half the states of the Union, voted ' lim ing their annual conference here yesterday to begin an inquiry into what was variously called Hie "acute,"' "alarming" and "tragic"' situation fac ing farmers of the country, with a view to recommending - federal legislation to assist them. As n first step toward carrying out their plan, which was suggested by Gov. W. J j. Harding of Iowa, the conference appointed a , committee consisting of Governors' Harding, Bickett of North Carolina. Holoomb of Connecticut. Par ker of Ixuiisiana and Goodrich of In diana, to make a preliminary survey and report back before the conclusion of the governors' conference. After that, it is contemplated to send the committee to Washington to urge legislation before congress which convenes this month. The object of the state executives, which is said to be without parallel in the history of American government, is for the organization of governors to sug gest to congress and actively advocate passage of legislation necessary to re fund the debts of farmers who are pinched by falling markets with heavy stocks of surplus products on hand, no as to give them a year or more in which to recoup losses and wait for a strength ening market. It is proosed to do this through extension or adaptation of the federal reservp system. Apprehension regarding agricultural and industrial conditions throughout the country characterized most of the ex pressions by speakers addressing the gov ernors yesterday. Several states. lepresentcd by their chief executives or governors-elect were reported in a condition verging on the extremely critical, while spokesmen for most of the others assented to the gen eral proiKisition that there if genuine cause for alarm in the outlook. BIG DECREASE IN HORSES. Drop of J,930.K)O In Number In This Count ry For Past Ten Years. CHICAGO, Dee. 2.Doo a decrease of 1.9tWJ,C)0 hordes in this country iu the last ten vears indicate that the horse i donied to extinction? Members of the Hoist1 Association of America, which met, at the Congress hotel yesterday, united in saying it did not. i Wayne Dinsmore, secretary, computes the loss of horses oti farms and in cities; of eleven eastern states at .TG.o.'Ji' head.i which he figures further means the loss of an annual market for ,( puO horses,! and in. consequence a reduction in the de- j maud for hay and grain amounting to' nearly . 3&S,(X.V0 a year. DROP PRICE OF MILK. POISON LIQUOR SELLER SENTENCED New Yorker Must Serve 18 and a Half Years for Manslaughter in First Degree. Half a Cent a Quart Oft in Springfield On January I. SPRINGFIELD. Mass.. Dec. 2. An nouncement of a reduction of one-half to one cent a quart in the wholesale price of milk, effective Jan. 1, was made: today by the president of the Springfield district of the New England Milk Pro ducers' association who said that n can vass had shown a reduction in the cost; of feed and labor. Retail dealers de--clared that the cut would probably meant a reduction from is to J t cents a quart, delivered. NEW YORK, Dec. 2. Carmine Lizen ziata. secmd to be tried of four men in dicted in connection with thefts and dis tribution of wood alcohol last Christinas after 100 persons had died from drinking it in Connecticut and Massachusetts and New York, today was sentenced in the Brooklyn supreme court 'to 1S'., years in Sing Sing prison for manslaughter in the first degree. He recently was found guilty of tlie specific charge that he know ingly sold wfx;d ahtdiol whush used as a beverage caused thf death of one man at Chk'opee Falls. Mass. .John Romanelii. Brooklyn undertaker, the first of the four to be tried, last week was sentenced to three and one-half to seven years. STILL WORKING ON MESSAGE. 30 PLANES TO GREET II.VRDIMG. Air Flotilla Will Meet Yessel Off the Yirglnia Capes. NEWPORT NEWS, Ya., Dec. 2. Thirty airplanes from Langley field will greet President-elect HardinsT wheu he enters the Yirginia Capes Saturday morn ing, according, to announcement made here yesterday. The machines will act as an escort of honor ir Mr. Harding, who will land at Old Point Comfort and later visit Nor folk and Newport News. FOUR BURN IN APARTMENT. Will Be Communicated to Congress Tues day Farmers Hope for Aid. WASHINGTON. Dec. 2. President Wilson is still at work on his message to congress and it was indicated today that it probably would not be completed before Saturday. The present plan is to com municate it to congress next Tuesday, the second day of the session. The President is expected to make a number of recom mendations regarding taxation and gov ernment finances. Senators from the western and southern states are hopeful that he will deal with the situation which the farmers are facing as tin; result of falling prices. One of Victims A Motion Picture Actress Recently Arrived From England. NEW 'YORK, Dec. 2. Marjorie Lescomb. n motion picture actress, and three unidentified persons were burned to death in a fire which swept through a five story apartment hous today at 20 West ,")7th street near Fifth avenue. Miss Lescomb came to this country re cently from England. The apartment house is in a well to do residential and business section. FAVORS MORATORIUM. DRIVEN OUT OF COUNTRY, Armenians Forced By Turkish National ists Beyond Itoundarics. TIFLIS. Dec. 2 (Associated Press). Armenian forces have been driven cast ward by th Turkish Nationalists until the region they hold is entirely outside the tiaditional boundaries of Armenia. As a result Armenia is reduced to a lit tle republic such as was created bv tlie Germans and Turks during the war. Governor of Alabama May Call Special Session To Aid Farmers. ATLANTA, Dec. 2. Governor Dorsey today had under advisement a request from the ronunissioner of agriculture for. an extra session of the legislature for the purpose of enacting a stay law or moratorium to run for 12 months. The commissioner expressed the belief that it would be necessary for similar laws to be enacted by all thft cotton Mates. Universalist Church The members of the Ladies Circle are asked to come at 2.30 Thursday as there is sewing to be done for the fair. Thursday. Dec. 2, at 4.30 p. m. The regular business meeting of the Ladies' Circle. Public supper served at (5.15 p. m. After tlie supper there will be a meet ing of the Sunday school executive board and teachers. ......... First Baptist Church Fridays 4 p. m. Junior Endeavor ; 7.30 Regular church prayer meeting. Methodist Episcopal Church Friday, Dec. ;, 7.30 p. m. Week night service. ..'.', Masonic Temple Thursday, Dec. 2, at 7.30 Connecticut Valley. Council, No. 16. R. & S. M. Stated Assembly. - 1 Thursday, Dec. 2 Bowling by teams C and E. Friday, Dec. 3. Team. A and F will howl. , A Job For All. (Keene Sentinel) Almost always, when factories close and mills are idle, it is because of an over-production of goods of nearly every kind. Today factories and mills tire run ning on part time, or are closed entirely, but there is no over-production of goods at least, none in practically all lines. Shops have no orders, but the reason is not because retailers are fully stocked The reason is because the demand on the part of the consuming fuiblic is very small. This has been caused by the high prices that have prevailed: In many cases people who might well consider themselves able"' to purchase have not done so because they thought the goods were not worth the price asked, and al so lioeauso they believed they would be able to buy cheaper later on.-- To a considerable extent that time is now at hand. While retailers have not large stocks on hand they have more than enough to supply the demand. They have made and are making (nice conces sions to move the goods on hand. Even food stuffs, in which the demand natural ly keeps up better than in other lines be cause people have to eat. are lowering. Witness sugar, Hour and many other ar ticles'. The way the general public can help to ward opening1 the mills and causing a re sumption of good business is by buying goods. When the retailers' shelves begin to become bare, and an increased demand is noticed, the mills will get orders and orders will mean more work for the em ployes. But, in attempting thus to help, the public cannot be expected to enter the market carelessly. It can buy and buy- wisely, for it will find that, in many cases, goods are now being offered at prices very close to those before the war. It should not pay exorbitant prices simply to make 'profit for the retailers, for these have made good profits and not only can afford to reduce prices now, even if they shave profits to the bone, but should expect so to do. in order to do their bit toward a resumption of business and manufacturing. "The public pays" is an old saying. It has often been too true. In the present instance, good for all can come only by good work by all. Everyone roust share the burden, divide the cost. If consum ers, retailers, manufacturers and work ers are willing to do this, we shall see a full resumption ,f activity shortly. HUNTERS READY FOR OPEN SEASON Unusual Number Plan Visit to Hills for Week of Dec. 6 BRATTLEBORO LOSES REALTY CO. CASE SNOW DOES NOT . IMPROVE CHANCES Crust Enables Deer to Hear Footsteps Ix)ng Distances Either Buck or Doe Slay Be Taken Between 6 a.m. and 5 p. in. for Six Days. Many Brattleboro hunters, as well as hunters in other towns, are making prep arations for the open season on deer, which begins next Monday morning at ! o'clock and closes the following Saturday night at ." o'clock. Every day the deal ers in ammunition are receiving calls for goods of that nature, and there is every indication that the number of Brattleboro li im rods to take to the woods next week will be fully as large as the number in the last open season. During November Town Clerk Hopkins issued Ci hunting licenses, making a total of 1S!t hunting and fishing licenses issued since April 1, not including the licenses which were issued for fishing alone. From April 1. IU1U, to April 1. of this year. l.O.Vi hunting licenses or combination hunting and fishing licenses were issued. The law permits a person to shoot either a buck or a doe. but only one, between the hours of (5 a. m. ami p. in., but they must not be shot after ." p. m. any day or before a. m. any day. Many persons have been under the im pression that the .-season was to open Dec. 1, doubtless because of the fact it opened last year on Dec. 1. Tlie law makes he season open the first Monday in December, which last year was Dec. , while this year the first Monday is Dec. t. It was lccause of tins error that Se lectman Bert Morse of New fane went out yesterday and shot a deer. Through talk ing with a neighbor after he had gone Mrs. Morse learned that the season did not open until Dec. C. and she then hoped that her husband's hunt would be fruit less, but it proved otherwise. It is known that several Brattleboro hunters asked their employers for time off lvginning Dee. 1, thinking that day marked the opening of the deer season. A number of hunters have gone into the woods to prepare camps, and they will be joined by others Saturday nnd Sunday. -.County Fish and Game Warden E. II. Metcalf of this place is of the opinion that deer are not finite as numeorus this year as last, although it is difficult to state with certainty. There is frf.ni one to two feet of snow on the hills, but it is not believed this will favor the hunters. The snow is encrusted so that the deer can hear hunt ers a long distance, and the snow is not deep enough to hinder a deer in its flight to fltiv appreciable extent. The deer are traveling more or less in groups, but win ter has n;t set in sufficiently to cause them to yard. Pulp Wood Held at Mouth of West River April i, 101S, Not Taxable by This Town, Appraisers Report. In its apea' to the state commissioner of taxes from a tax assessment in 1!)lS on pulp wood held at the mouth of West river tin American Realty Co. wins from the town of Brattleboro by a re IKirt of findings by the appraisers for Windham county. Warner A. Graham of Bellows Falls, Fharles G. Miller of Westminster and E. W. Dunklee of South Vernon. The hearing was held by agreement in the law office of Har vey, .Maurice, Whitney & Fittts Sept. B, that firm appearing for the Realty Co. and Attorneys E. W. Gibson and A. P. Carpenter for the town. The facts are substantially the same as in tin case of the P.tlO tax of about $.")). which was paid by the company and re covered by suit, The" BUS tax was not paid. The appraisers find that the Realty Co. is a Maine corporation licensed to do business in Vermont and in the winter of 1!)17-1!HS cut about 12.000 cords of pulp wood in Dover. Wardsboro, Ja maica. Stratton, Winhnll and London derry for use at its rossing mill on the east bank of the Connecticut river at Hinsdale. N. II. They find that when the wood was cut and placed in West river tributaries and during all the time, it was being floated down toward the mill it was the company's purpose that the des tination of the wood was Hinsdale. N. II.. and not otherwise. In the spring of 101S the company placed a boom across the mouth of West river to hold back the pulp wood until conditions in the Connecticut river made it safe to continue the drive to Hinsdale, and on April 1 of that year, before the Connecticut river was driveable, about l,(iMI cords were held at the boom in the town of Brattlet-oro. About 4.(KH cords accumulated there. On April 17 the company let out about 2.0OO cords and two days later the balance was let into the Connecticut. ' On April 1 the listers assessed the 1. fVHt cords at the boom at .S1P(,00 and set it in the grand list of the company at 1"0. from which acttQii an apjx'al was taken. . The appraisers find that the property in question was in transit on a continuous journey from towns jn Ver mont to New Hampshire, its transit be ing only tenifxuarily interrupted by the frozen condition of the Connecticut river, and that therefore it was not tax ab'e by the town of Brattleboro. ULLERY ISSUES BOOKLET OF NOTE Eminent Americans Con tribute Ideas to Inspire Young Men LEADING MESSAGE BY EX-PRES. TAFT CHILDREN'S DAY AT WOMAN'S CLUB PRISON FOR BOSTON ITREBl'GS. Members of Arson .Trust Begin Sen tence After Four Years of Liberty. BOSTON, Dec 2. After four years of liberty under bonds five men who were convicted as members of the arson tinst that tired buildings in this city in lillrt to gain insurance money were or dered to legin service of prison sentences when the supreme court overruled their exceptions today. These sentences, which range from seven to ten years, were stayed in 101G to enable action fin them by the full bench of the supreme court. i i niavoraoie earner Keens Attendance I K)ftn Appropriation Made for Free Kindergarten Christmas. T'nfavorable weather resulted in a small attendance at tlie observance of children' day by Brattleboro Woman's club yesterday afternoon, but over 40 children enjoyed the program of stories told by Mrs. Herbert 1. Woodin and the radioptieon exhibition given by Preston and Francis Hey wood. Following the en- j tertainment ice-cream was served. About ,50 members of the club attended. J In the business session which preceded I the entertainment the club appropriated I 20 for the free kindergarten Christmas, la resolution was passed in favor of the Shepherd-J owner bill and a committee consisting of Mrs. II. L. Waterman, Mrs. II. C. Rice and Mrs. C. C. Fitts was ap Kinted to send a copy of the resolutions to each of the state senators and represen tatives in Washington. This bill looks to the protection of mothers and infants. Announcement also was made of the cre- jation by the governing board of a committee- to be known as the hospitality and in jtroduction committee. It is omposed of iMrs. C. W. Reed, Mrs. L. I. Allen. Mrs. W. E. Stellnian, Mrs. A. L. Mavnard, Mrs. S. L. Purinton and Mrs. W. II. Lane. Pl'BLIC DEBT INCREASES. Went l'p $112,616,570 In Month of November. WASHINGTON. Dec. 2. An in crease of $112.04,r70 in the public debt during November was announced today by the treasury. The issuance of .?2.'i2,noo.00) in treas ury ceititicates on Nov. 1.1 was.resKn- siole for the increase according to treas ury ofKciri's who explained that the cer tificates maturing during the month amounted only 4o $D4.0OO,O0O. Circulation of Millions of Copies Antici patedIs of Vest Pocket Size, but News Stand and Library Editions Will Be Issued Later. Jacob G. Cilery of Brattleboro, for many years prominently identified with the publishing business in Vermont and other states, is about to place on the market a 4S-page booklet with cover, en titled On Getting On, by former Presi dent William -Howard Taft ami other eminent Americans. The first edition is now in press, and it is expected that within a comparatively short time sev eral million copies will have been sold and. distributed among the young men of this country. . "A Little Book with a Big Purpose" n way 'lt is characterized by Mr. u'xr- ,ts compiler and publisher, and only a casual reading, if it were possibh to be content with that, would be neces sary to convince one of the correctness of the characterization. The first 10. pages were written bv former President Taft especially for this work, and in about 3.500 words and in au intensely interesting fashion he pre sents to the young men of Amcrjca (and to the older men. and women, as well) a message outlining some of the funda mental principles and necessities for success. To induce Mr. Taft to write this mes sage was an accomplishment of no small proportions. an(j 0ny a ,nfln of eiys imtiative could brinff it about. MrWTh Wa dm'' "'volvinf a trip to wlnJ MrS Tnmmt,r h0I,if in ueb. where Mr I llery personally visited this nations former chief executive, would make an interest no- j.. . .. .... v. n I praK to million of .voung Americans is the strongest en dorsement that the. booklet culHare. On Getting On is published in vest (Continued on Page 5.) LIEUT. SPAULDING GOING TO ISTHMUS Will Pilot One of H Airplanes of Pacific Meet on Trip to Join Atlanf it Fleet for Maneuvers. Lieut. Iran I). Spauldiru ., of Vr tione, t v C i''ver,l,"" air service ta- of t hi ?1 bl- ( iJ" P'lot one i . U.,?,r machme- of the Pacific fleet t he fleet to a point ean the Isthmus of ieetru-;ilW)here U,e .1aClflc and A"ntS rieets will be engaged in maneuvers. I he ; laeihe fleet will leave San Diego .i and.wi11 travel alwut 3,000 miles will f TCtWs I'omt' The air machine, will make seven stops en route. The Meet will be gone two months or more. Aside from the battleships the air fleet -,,! iTiflst ,f tw' transatlantic planes ma 12 flymg boats. MRS.. ?. P. IUIJ5Y DEAD. AN IMMIGRATION BILL. Would Suspend Immigration For Period of Two Years. , WASHINGTON. Dec. 2. Immigra tion would practically be suspended for two years under a. bill Mibmitted today to the house immigration committee bv its chairman Representative Johnson of Washington. The measure would per mit the admission only of blood rela tives of citizens or aliens who had de clared their intention of becoming ' nat uralized, and the entry for not more than six months of travelers and other wise admissable aliens. , COFNTRY'S TALLEST .MAN. R. A. Pratt of Denver Stands Six Feet Aine and Weighs 287 Pounds. NEW YORK; Iec. 2. Denver lias produced the tallest .man in the Fnited States marine corps, recruiting offices bete claim today. He is R. A. Pratt, 21) years old. who is f feet t inches tall and weighs 2S7 pounds. OPERATE AGAINST ARMENIA. American Committee .Makes Charges Against. France and Italy. NEW. YORK. Dec. 2. Assertion that France and Italy were "morally and ma terially" supporting Turkey to the detri ment of Armenia as a means of strength ening their position in the Near East was made in a telegram sent to President Wil son today by the American Committee for Armenian Independence. . THE WEATHER. Cloudy TonightIViday FairColder With Gales. WASHINGTON, Dec. 2. The weather forecast: Cloudy and colder tonight. Friday fair and colder. West to north west gales, diminishing. Native of Woodford But Most of Life Resident of Village. Sarah Jane Daley, of Bennington, wife of John P. Dalev and mother of Cmmty Clerk William R. Daley of Brattlelsno. died in her home, 121 Branch street. Bennington, at noon Tues day, Nov. ISO. after nn illness of alvmt two years, the Inst seven months of which she was confined to her bed. Mrs. Daley was born in Woodford April 13. ls.-il. The greater part of her life she Jived in the village of Benriinir ton. where she leaves a wide circle of friends. Besides her husband, she leaves three children. Ella May lleminway. William R. Daley and Harry E. Daley: five grandchildren. Jane Dorothy Daley, George Daley, Bertha' Daley, Caroline lleminway nnd Marion lleminway: one brother, Andrew Russell Dunn ; and two sisters, Hattie Amelia Sears and Alma Jeanette Rogers. She was a member of the Second Con gregational church, Miriam Itebekah lodge. Woman's Relief onrs nnd an in terested worker . at ' the Guide Board chapel. The funeral was held at the house today at 2 p.,m. BRATTLEBORO LOCAL Although the attendance was small at the meeting of Protective Grange last evening all enjoyed an evening of fun, as nearly all the numbers on the program. arranged by II. W. Sargent, were humor ous. The program consisted of readings, vocal selections, piano solos, a monologue and a dialogue. Between the numbers stories ami jokes w;ere told by Mr. Sar gent. As the date of the next meeting. Dec. 1,). comes at the time of the State Grange meeting." the date of the meeting of "Protective Grange was advanced U Dec. S. The first and second degrees will be conferred and the birthday committee will furnish refreshments. BIRTHS. In Westminster West, Nov. 27, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Aus tin. In Dummerstoti. Dec. 1, ' a daughter to Mr; and Mrs. John E. Walker. granddaughter to Mrs. Charles G. Walker, great-granddaughter to Mrs. James A. Reed. A Kick , Coining. Rastus: Say Sam, wanta' buy a mule? Saju: What ails de mule? Uastus: Nothin.' Sam: Den what vn' wnnt.i tilt li"r for? " Rastus: Nothin'. Sam: I'll take him. Doys' Life. Local Advertisinjf. (Kcene Sentinel.) LQVrSition lhat '? bciD b? many a smd.lt town merchant today j, whether he should spend money for space iu his local paper to advertise goods which aro advertised nationally bv the manufactur ers Wry often he handles a line of good.-- that is advertised extensively in the papers and magazines that have a large circulation throughout the country, but questions the good of spending his own money to bring these goods and tho fact that he handles them to tho atten tion of his townspeople. An answer to this fjuestioa is found in the experience of a national adver tiser who spends many hundreds of thousands of dollars a year in national ad vertising, but who does not pav any part of the cost of Jocal advertising. This company, however, has constantly urged its dealers to spend their own money for local advertising, and it shows by figure just what such local advertising brings in returns. . At tlie end of the first year in which it urged its dealers to advertise lo cally, in 82 per cent of its branches, tho salesmen who made the highest volume of sales were those who had the most dealers doing local advertising. Of 91 renins received by the company 81 deal ers were doing local advertising and their average sales were 10,475. The other ten did not advertise and their average sale were 8(X. Those who advertised did thirteen times as much busness: The next ' year answered ' the ' com pany s query. Thirty -six did not adver tise and (I id !ln !lVpr:irri 'lilldnoa Two hundred and sixty-eight were adver tising and their average sales were ,8X. Advertising made sales thirty-four times as great. ? .-, - As a result of the company's "activf? work, the percentage of its dealers who advertise locally has grown front 31 to p 1-2. The company gives all the help it can to its dealers, furnishing cuts, ad vertising copy, etc., if desired, but pay no part of the actual cost for space. It is true that most people today", even in the smallest communities, read the na tional magazines and papers, and " there fore see the advertisements which makers of goods sold everywhere use. To a great extent these are general advertisement, rather than specific. Often they give no prices; in fact, give but a brief descrip tion of the goods, perhaps not , enough to make a sale. They are not intended fit rlrt Itl nrji f'inll rrAata intarouf nn.l can. I v ' " - - - ........ -VI.' ...v. 1. J, CIIV customers to the dealers jvho handle the 0OJ8. ......... v -. - is-iuj'i u i . a v m in hi.ci local naper that he handles such goods, how is the prospective customer goin-;- to know where to go when he has an idea of looking at an article he has seen attractively displayed in a maga zine advertisement? Camp, Cook: 'What is the matter with' those eggs I gave you?