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THE BRATTLEBORO DAILY REFORMER. SATURDAY. FEBRUARY 5; 1921.
40-Cent Tax Necessary If A 11 Appropriations Pass MOXTPELIEIl, Feb. .". Tlx- report f the committee on budget has been pre pared and copies have already been lis tributed to ineinbers of the legislature. 'J'lie report in full follows: The committee on budget calls the at tention of the legislature to the following statement which shows the hiatus of state linances and indicates what will be re quired for revenue if 'ponding bills carry ing appropriations are passed. EXPENSES. Appropriations recommemle.l by tnninittlie fur biennial pcrioil (See Table I) ?6,21i?,300.0O Special a'Hiroiirialions recommend 764.91S.00 til by committee (see Table II). Total of recommendations .. .$6,983,218.00 Appropriations carried by bills now before legislature (See Table J 1 1) lirand total and tbe amount that will be required if all the appro 529,914.00 priations become elleclive .. .$7,513,13. RECEIPTS. Cash Mirplus that will be on hand July 1, 1921. J estimated ..$1.10:1,000.00 General revenue which is expected will be re ceived during biennial period 4.250,930.00 5,350.950.00 Deficit if all the above appropriat ions are proviued tor S2.162.182.OJ Note: The grand list of the state for 1921 will be $ 2,100, COO. G) (esti mated.!. The erand list of the state tor 1922 will be $2,""5,(iOO.OO (estimated). A state tax of 20 cents on the dollar of the grand list fur the two yeas wiH raise f A state tax of -HI cents on the dollar f the k'rand list tor the two years will raise $ .175,1 OX') .Ouo.'k) TABLE I. Recommendations of Appropriations for the Support of Departments, Institutions and Other Activities. Administration of Justices Agriculture, Forestry Auditor of Accounts Agricultural Fairs iiratileboro Retreat Board of Control Bank Stock Appraisal Board of Health. Laboratory of Hy giene, Tuberculosis Commission, Districe Health Officers Board of Pharmacy Board of Dental Examiners Bounties Boards to Canvas.s Votes Board 01 Appeals Claim's under Sec. 584, General Laws Charities and Probation Committee on Budget Commissioners on L'nifonu State Laws Coioni i shiner of Industries Commissioner of Taxes .' Contingent Fund Decea.-e. 1 Veterans Danyn.eu's Assvciatiou Delegates 350.O i. 'M 71 ijjii, 1 mi 1 1 ).o ., ;) 5.9X).UI llilUMU.OO j o.'KO.oO iu i.i'd 80.000.00 fOO.'Jt) 20O.OI) l,5i).00 100.00 K'O.OO 5TKI.00 40.!aX).00 5: UJ0 7P-1.IJ0 li".770..(ij 17.i ).) .no 10 i..i.;0 L.'i!H. .S 'KVi.oO ' 1 L IJMM1 !1 J.i t .tr 1 ' I i. b.vnt no 111. IO..O.I ! Director of State I nst ; ti'tions J'.'iniinatioii tirade Crossings Kxperiment Station l.iigineer Fseci'tive Department ! vernors' Conference l-'hication tree Puhiic I.ihrary Commission... Fireman's Relief Fund P'orcM Lauds ii.oiok;ist am! Curator Hospital for Insane Vermont Historical Society loi tied tnral Society Highway Department Highways Bridge Fund Highways federal Aid Industrial School Aid to Indigent Veterans Investigation W'attr Resources .. Interest Insurance Commissioner I.i'iuor License Commissioners Live Stock Commissioners 1-22 Legislative Reference Bureau 4. 150.00 . .M'i.O.) : 4.''i.'.uij 50"!."'? 264.00.1.1)0 .?il".i'0 Jim mi .None .'.iHlil.iXI 25-1.' HI' I. Oft 2.5. io.-'jil 1 I K I I N 50 OoO.O ) 15i.Oij.0.'J los.nco.iK! - 12.'.00 - lHMr) J10.O) 0.00 O.i iO ;.('! l.iJOo l'l 15'!.oon00 lv5;JtilJ 2,100.00 65.W0.OJ 28.8i.i0.ou r-i.i Legislative F.xpi .Middlebury College" Militarv ." i ses 60,Of'J 00 1 SURGEONS SUED i FOR MALPRACTICE Dr. i;. II. Koss of St. Jo!u;ftbury and Dr. I). R. Rrown of Lyndon Defend ants in $20,000 Suit. RUTLAND, IV!.. 7i. Capers have been f-erve-l tin-null the office ot the I'nitcd States marshal in this city in a suit al leging i.ialioai ti e to recover s'Juoimi 'j he suit is bi'oULdit hy Royai A. Kggiestou ot t anaaii. .. 11., gainst Dr. !. Jf. i;0ss ot St. .Johnsbuiy and Dr. I). R. lhown of Lyndon. Attachments on the property of toe men, who are two of the best known soi ueons iu Northern Vermont, weie made by Deputy Marshal Roy 1 Skimiev of Newpm t. The drelaration sets up that on March hUO, the plaintiff was operated upon by the deiendants at Ihuke, this state, for all stones, and that the doctors left a yauzei pad in the wound for over two mouths with the result that infection set m, the plaintiff jjettinyj n0 relief until lie submitted to a second operation bv an other suioeon. VERMONT NEWS. F. . Wheeler is retiring as t')wn ie has b'.'fo: e Tieasuier oi r-priuyOeKI. a position held 12 years, and which was held him by his lather for '38 years. A. S. Crane of Addison nature in the form of a has a freak oi five-legged calf. It is two weeks old, eats well peais not mat with the exception and ap- thut it has three hind legs each a different sie. Rev. C. R. Adams of North Troy was thrown from a sled recently while attend ing a straw ride with his Sunday school class and received injuries about the fatv and head, besides breakftr his collar bone. M. T. Wing of St. Johnsbtiry, Vt.. was ill with pneumonia in the Ron Air hotel, which was burned yesterday and was re moved to a hospital promptly. He is re ported testing well and apparently sul-ler-ing no ill effects from exposure. Messts. Bassett, Bailey and Haves of Essex Junction weie eacli fined )j'2o and costs of .?13 for goinuc' to Burlington and trying to force an entrance to a dance hall chile intoxicated. They spent Sun day iu the police station and Monday morning disclosed the place in Kssvx Junction where they secured their liuuor. - . . 1 lull. ami, Edward S. Whittaker, GO. widelv known throughout ermont be- cause of 28 vears service as deputy sheriff and 15 years term as deputy United States marshal, died Wednesday evening at his home after a lons period of iii health, following a stroke of '.apoplexy over a year ago. Mr. Whittaker is sur vived by his wife, and a son, Kail 8. Whit taker of Bennington. Roland O. Potter of Worcester. Mass.. ba been secured as athletic director at Xotwieh university, and assume 1 the du ties of the position Feb. 1. Mr. Rotter prepated at dishing academy, and at tended both Norwich and Syracuse univer sities, and he was prominent in athletics, both in preparatory school and in college. He coached the football teams at Norwich in 1910 and 1920, and both cf the teams 35.OO0 0) I 500.00 20 .000.00 12.iXlo.00 100.00 123.00 1.800.00 15.000.00 30.0011.00 9.500.00 500 00 320.00 3.1X10.00 300.00 25.000.00 24.000.00 . rxooo.oo ' 1922 Public Printing P.J23 Public Printing Purchasing Agent Poultry Associations Pensions Supervisors of Insane Surgical Operations Insane State Beneficiaries; Deaf Dumb and Blind Soldiers Home State Prison and House of Correc tion State School of Agriculture '. 15.000.00 55.000.fK) 65.0OO.O0 5.IKO.00 10.000.00 5.U0O.00 16.000. 00 lK.OOO.OO 25 .000.00 10.000. f 30.000.00 3.000.00 50.0 X) 00 13.6X1.00 10,560.00 25.0i)O.OI 50.IKlO.00 2O.()i)0.0 I 10.0)0.0) ..ll.00 63,(.X10.0o 'School for Feeble-Minded,T922 . School for Feeble-Minded. 1923 Suit Vermont vs. New Hampshire State House Bonds State Fair Stationery and Hiice Supplies I State Library I Scrgeant-at-Arms 0J Secretary of State ; Secretary of State Publicity retary ot State it.il Statistics VState Bonds, 1919 State Treasurer . State Treasurer Weights and Meas ures Teachers' Retirement System Tuberculosis Patients Tuberculosis Ilosyiitals reeing Toll Bridges Tomographic Survey I niversity of Vermont in1 3.013.0 WOO 3,205,30' 1.00 Total recommendation of the com mittee tor the j ear t-ndiiij June .', p22 : Total tecommeudations of the cm rr.iltce for the vi'ar ending Jui 3o. 1723 .$3.0U1,flOC.Oil 3,250.300.00 To in I b mini peri Kl $o,2!8,30i.Oo TABLE II. Special Appropriations Recommended State Hospital: Receiving ward, r.-liai-s o!i kitchen, construction of refrigerator plant ami dininu room School for Feeble-M in-led : Com pletion and equipment of dormi t"ry, service buiidini;, dormitory "IV and installatiot: of steam selvi:e Completion and equipment of woman's dormitory Comp'etion of Smugglers Notch highway machinery Provide for care and preparation for use Ciovernment consignment of I'ich. ,av machinery 250,000.00 2' m. i)oo.(0 18.ii00.o0 liKVW.uO P'OO.'WJO. Balance to provide for ln.-i:raio' Sinking Fund To pi dc f' ting p. ant s.OOl.1.00 S764,01S.'.i TABLE III. Pcnd.'ng Bills Carrying Appropriations. ."'i Willotmlihv l.a!e Highw; 12 "ards,r., llhu.iy ... 42 W'ardsh.iro Mail-. t co. ,!... -e Ji Searslitirc H ijrh.wav .... 4" Aid to Touiu, Pi.-H WAV UiHi.tH ISO II. 1 ! . j I ( 7 ooi.ioury S 7 1 Tiilicrciilo-i s "2 Troy-Hridu. ,1 (1!. pi. H I'erkshitv Seli.-ol LmcoJu and Warren 11 ' v a v . . H. I'M Williaiv ck r e g i n Retreat urnpike Highway gin-, ay Miiitary Armories Maple Sugar Makers' Asscoiation. Norwich University 1'ublic Service Commission ' 1922 Promulgating Public Acts .... 75.00' .'I!. 01) 51'j.ii 5'iiouo I,;i0ii.in ... 12.isoo.o0 7iiO' fv'M'.llO l.s.'KkiK) e . . 5.i' l mi fcuni.n!, S5,i on j ----- '--i 1' S l'i Hugh H'-anl Met; iboi, Ol -"I ii!7 Stratn lo" l'lvm. 1:5 ( "ana in 1 1 igh ; 12t Richf.T.l Siv.r 12h Newark llth.v 127 Armories 12 U m resli-r and I.'.jjorest L-uds 155 D. H. Farme'c 148 L'.iv. c!I- Higlr.v Hank M orr I .Vt.te The amount of the i vided ff.r in House 7-5 is S?..ti.O'.i . rc.-Ointnended bv the Couom'tct I Kespectfi-.!!v submitted. , COM M ITTF. K ( )" roj. nation pr -"0 more than is - on Uu.uget. HL'DGKT. Caies, Secy. I ' Tt'.. I-. ..;.,.. : i- J Clljti.itl'i U'llC won ti'.o n,ierc i oi el lliont. lie. a:o!i( isl, :e Ray state Locker ( , unknowingly been the months of six bottles of rial Ticket Aent T. S. ., of Newport custodian for sealeil biandy. W ilcox 'linns IMs Pve ( 'ei, d.iv III le; 1 cell ';" lV o ill h -.v.r i.i'.-ih- locks to uiiirh the ost iii the parcel locker i Maine station waiting keys 1 the I HUH tease III! Host foill: hit apji; lain "i"' i -ouipai linent a su ii-'piepiiisly heavy for wearing was opened and found to con I It si 1'ottl t , this 1 if fits! class hlandv. The hey t this Inker had been lost for five n:o:.f) s and the suite;. se was unmaiked. Agent Wilcox tinned the bag and con tents over to the t'ttitcd States custom of ficials. Role !e:i an i t R d -I. M L. Cowdv. Arthur R MeMul- Fanning, all of Rrig'ito;i. Mass.. were Rail" earlv huge Racial ai l 'sted Tiousday d touting on the stieeis of molliiiig and their ear seized bv fed-, eral pre ion enforcement audits, w.io lotind fietwet I, oi 2oo and 25o bottles of u-' ir in burlap sacks -uid eases .. nor in the ,'J ne liouor a utouiohile Rurlington liouor was taken to Washingte b'oiiolit 1 is valued at aliout S'..'o ueu at ahout s .i'. 1 he and the lipior were taken to by federal officers, wheie t ie ; stored. The three men were Montpelier and lodged in the n county jail i; i il will be Wore Fnited States Commis sioner Shut'tlcff of Montpelier, t xlay to furnish bail. It is not known from jut what place the men had made the trip, but it is apparent that their destination was Boston. WEST BRATTLEBORO Mi and Mrs. liar ld l visit White relatives went over today to Relmont to the week-end. Mrs. I'. . Taylor has a week's visit in Cuilford 1 Mis. R. A. Whittemore. returned after with Mr. and The schools in the Academy building Mere close! yesterday as the teachers) went to Bellows Falls to attend the teach-1 eis convention. Mr. and Mrs. retry Davis and daughter,; Fveril. went yesterday to Wilmington by j automobile to spend the day in the home ot liieir son, t loyd Davis, and family. Allen Hamilton, student in Norwich un iversity, is here from Xorthhehl (Vt.) to visit a few. days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry K. Hamilton, during midyear; examinations. The Woman's Mission Circle of the Ban- .list church held its regular monthly meet-1 j,,,, vesterdav aftcnimm 'u-itli VTra TIcU.n1 ,.i- ft, T- th li-lciicu niaatimr women s-ewed a quilt. TIIIXKSE CREW DISAPPEARS. '22 Leave Ship at Boston, but Only for New Year Celebration. BOSTON, Feb. 5. Immigration officials je.steiday were at a loss to know whether they had on their hands a wholesome vio lation of the immigiation laws or a festive New Year celebration by Orientals. I 'apt. '"iiiar Mueller of the Norwegian steamship Risvaar, which is loading apples for Liverpool, reported that the twenty two Chinese iu his crew had slipped away in the niht. I The fkipper feared the consequences, iii. ajrujuui 10 a i""- vi t"v at he sai.l tliev had left all their i.f $5K) a liead, hut ai:l tic tl.oudit thev would tome hack. The Chinese New Year is to he celebrated licxt Monday. CANADA (JAINS IMMKJKANTS. j Increased in 1920 25 Per Cent 1,S,U66 from United States. I OTTAWA, Ont., Feb. 5. rinmigration to Canada during Brio increased -o per cent over the previous year, it was an nounce 1 last iiicht bv oHU-ial.s of the Can adian Immigration department. Figures made public by the officials showed that the number coming from Great Britain was 78,80."", United States 4S,K.") and all the other countries 22,704. Figures for 1!H9 were: Great Britain. 57.251; United States, 52,004, and all other countries, 8, S1S. immigration officials said encouragement was beiii2 offered only to immigrants of the agricultural and domestic servant classes and that immigration was being re Ktricted within the bounds of the assim ilative capacity of the country. 20 MEN IN COOKING CLASS. Pennsylvania State College Opens Kit chen to Them. STATE? COLLEGE, Fa., Feb. 5. Twenty students, garbed in aprons of the butcher type supplied by the-girl domestic art students, started work yesterday in the Pennsylvania State college kitchen laboratories, heretofore occupied exclus ively by women. They are enrolled iu the special cookery class for men. a new course which is being Riven by the home economics department. The course is aimed particularly toward the selection and preparation of foods for camping parties. Many of the men have expressed a desire to obtain a more gen eral knowledge of everyday cooking. Two i hoots of kitchen practice and one hour Ictture will lie the weekly program. .More than eighty applicant.' have been received for admission to the clas. STRIKE ..KIM'S OPEN SHOP. Chieaqo Plant DeeitJes When I'tiion Calls Walkout. ( IllCACO. Feb. -J When the Chicago Hardware Foundry Co.'s plant at North Chicago, now closed by a strike, resumes operation it will be an "'open shop," olii cials announced yesterday. Molders and laborers went on strike veterdav to protest against a I'd tier cent j wage cut. They said the late John Sher wi:i, as president of the company, signed I an agreement to pav sS.40 a day until May 1. The otTicers of toe foundry company blamed the strike on intei feretice by Chi-ea-'o otiicials of the International Molders I'nion and. in the older announcing an "open shop," said they woidd deal here after only with their own employes. two sli:i;pi"i;s nn: Several New IK -TN. ileal hs were ' iii- sicklies:, hi Walt ham. Cases RcK)i'fed In icinity of Huston. Feb. . Two additional repotted yesterday fioni sleep one in lowell and the other making; seven since the f i r.-t in tins eitv and its- vieiinly. cases were reported also. I tiie year Seii ial new Il-alth t ommissioiier ooihval il i t the stat health use be made one by physieians at of its jn-evalence Iv. 1 oii i ei .'ommended to ioi it ies that the dist coinpuKorv renoit .-o that tlie eMeiit it be learned definite a;; for Olll mi- t HII KI'N JA.MMKKS FlNKl). Court Rules Fowl . Should Have Enough Room to KOSTOX, Feb. Flap Wings. 5. Chickens about ti die mav have little further use for their winys. but nevei tlieless shotihi have enough to f!at them, the municipal room court held in effect today, rive men were fined for overloading crates in which chickens weie beitij; shipped to market. It was testified that forty-four fowls weie crowded in to crates constructed to hold twenty. Collie's Wonderful Instinct was a collie helomnnt? to Hoc M. R: :"'. of Folt Scott, Kans.. but his doa I gi-sh devotion seems to have been chiefly t d. ret ted toward Miss Mav Hight, sister-in-law to Mr. Coe and an otheial in the Foil Scott ('as company. Rud's master moved, with his family to Ainiipieipie, X. !.. a triile mme than i'Oo miles away. Ri 1 tiaveled to Albuip:eriie in a baggage , ear. Thus ho had no chance to study the ionic if. indeed a dog could do such a tiling. In November I'.MH, soon after the Cues ai rived in New Mexico, Ibid van ished. For eight month-4 nothing was I heard of him. Then in the middle of .lulv. l!r'P. as Cue's sister-in-law sat at her desk) iu the Fort Scott (las company's ofhees, 1,1 Kansas. liiui came limping m through 'the open door and sank down, worn out. at asiomuieu woman s teet. 1 lie col lie had come home home to the deity for whose sake he had traveled the best part tooiisaiul miles tor !.io miles to no ex.u i - I nroiuzii unKiiown count ry ami 'through uncounted dangers. Nobodv 1 1. 11.. 1 f 1 I" .11 .1... nows now jiiu lounu nis way an unu wearv distance, over unfamiliar grounds, nor how often in that eight months he had been captured and tied up, somewhere or other, and forced to bide his time until he could escape and continue his endless homeward journey. The fact remains that this collie bad traveled mote than nine bundled miles, guided only by his myster ious instincts and bv his yearning to be back at the feet of the human he wor shiped. . human could have asked the way. could have stolen rides, could have begged or worked for food and railroad faie. The dog had only his uncanny col lie brain to guide him to his mistress. She says the dog was in a deplorable con dition when he dragged himself into her ofliee and to her feet, and that he stiffens up and snarls in hatred now whenever he hears the howling of the wolves in the Fort Scott zoo, some of. li is sears evi- dont.lv betner the marks of wolt tights on his !."i0-mile journey son Terhune. home. Albert ray- Not Notified of Election. A singular omission In the matter of legal formalities Is the failure of the laws of the United States to pro vide for notifying a President-elect at his ejection. The result of the electoral vote Is recorded In the journals of both bouses of congress, but It Is left for t.he President-elect to 6nd out the result In whatever way he can. and to present himself for Inauguration on the next succeed ing fourth day of March. Oriental Peculiarities. Chinese medicine developed a spe cial fondness for fossilized "dragon bones," derived from extinct herbl vora. They are also fond of "dragoa teeth." as fossilized shells are called. In Shantung, glue is made from ns.s skins. In a certain town of that province Is a weil. the water of which, when drunk by asses, makes their skins especially good for making glue. This glue brings a fancy price, as It Is a famous toulc throughout China. which ini MANY VERM0NTERS NOW AT ORLANDO Bratllcboro Woman Writes of Attend ins Picnic y New England Asso ciation About 100 Present. Editor of The Reformer : . On Wednesday, Jan. 1T, I attended an outdoor picnic held by the New England association, in company with 100 or more other New Englanders. We had a real old-fashioned picnic under the tall south ern pines, witli hot coffee, doughnuts and all the tixin's. 1 sat beside Mrs. Sidney Morris, and chatted with people - from P.ellow.s Falls, Middlebury and Rutland. "Joe" llihlreth was one of the charter members of this association, and the rec ords show Judge Waterinau gave a most interesting address at one of their meet ings. it was a novel experience for me ami with all these, good New Englanders about I felt Vermont was not .so far away after all. Another connecting link between good old Vermont and Orlando is the latter's capacity for sudden changes, as next day we were huddling over the oil heater, and on my way to market my nose and lingers fairly ached.- Hut 'these cold sixdls last only a few days, and it is beautiful weather again. On a ong drive out in the country yesterday I studied my lirst orange blossoms, and there is every indication that spring s at the door. Mr. Wheeler and I are both very well, and wi.-h our good IJrattleboro friends could be enjoying all this with us. We lead The Reformer faithfully, ami then pass it on to a ISrattleboro friend, who in turn passes it on to another. Very truly vours. MRS. RODNEY P. WHEELER. Orlanuo, Fla., Jan. .!. BRATTLEBORO LOCAL Residents of the Forest I n hood refu ted the lirst season yesterday. P.rattbboro chapter, I). serve its annual chicken-pie st reet robin neigh of the A. R., will l the Feb. su pper -onjfrcKational chapel Wednesday. .'. iiom o to o clock. 'I he I'olvhonamis club with Miss Lillias Kodilon. lrizes were won '"" -'i ie v ooiiei a i ks i- la Uajber. Kelies The annual Odd nnets were served. Fellows' roll call meeting will b hehl in the temple Mon 7.'i o'clof-k. A nrosram day evening at has lieen arran be served. ;ed. Refreshments will '1 lie Hootnerang' club met last evenin" m the home of Mr. and Mrs. 11 J, Fai well. II. L. Muich and Mrs. K. V. Moffat .u the prizes. The elul) will meet with Mr, and Mrs. L. K. i'.arber at the Colon ial Feb. IS. - public niil.taiv whit partv will be held in the ban. put hall at Masonic temple Monday aiternoon from .'! to 3 o i lock tor the benefit of the Hmiver fund jlor siaivioir and destitute children I Ku . lope. This Mil be the seeond in the scl ies. Light lelleshments will be seivcd. ! 'Fax Collector Fred 'ressv will make j his report to the town next Monday fore noon as to the amount ,,t taxes collect ed. Sued as are not paid by that time will 1- in the delinquent list and will be collectable by law, although the tax i Hector has no desire to make anybody ioiy costs. , 'rnc Sage, reader of plays, will an pear smain iu the First Raptist church Thursday evening. Feb. 17, this time giv ing IVff o My Heart. Miss Sage has be come a favorite. .here and with an added musical attraction it should prove an evening of greal pleasure. The euter taitiment will bo ruseut.il bv tenm 4 o f the Woman's sociPty. Mrs. .Toseoh 1 1 l.stey chairman. Flowers au'd plants are more plentiful now. Freezias and Daffodils on. ('all on is when onlorinff a n.r Hat of flowers. C. X. Bond. Florist. -'s:j--js8 Da.tgsr F.vidoiK e candescent in Incandescent Lamps, tb.i; iho li'b -power In iuu.ps now m c-ominoiilv used for street li.ghtin may Dot be wholly Innocent as a possible? source of fire was observed in southern Cali fornia recently, says I'opular Mechan ics Magazine. A bulb hitngin- 10 feet above the .'round suddenly burst and the white-hot pnrticlos of metal it scat tered instantly ignited the dry grass at the foot of the pole. Fire warden.- of the 'district are now advocating the use of suitable guards about the lamps. The countess of Aberdeen, vicereine of Canada, has been justice of the peace in Scotland. a former made a The Use Postum is increasing A superior table drink, easily made, better irbr health than coffee and at lower cost. There s a Reason 5r Postum. Sold by grocer. -" - I TS "k If ! L -AVACENTINEef : 50 Years Ago Happenings of February, 1H Taken from the Files of The Phoenix" 1. a. a. ... a a . KM .aa.aaa Ex-Governor Holbrook has declined to serve on the state board of agriculture. The lease of the Rutland railroad by the Vermont Central is for -0 years. The transfer is to be made at once. We observe the familiar face of Dr. A. D. Putnam, who is in town, having returned from a protracted sojourn in the west. Professor A. M. Lewis Mass., proteoses to open a in this village at which an opportunity to learn. of Springfield, dancing school all "will have The farm of Church Miller which is advertised for sale this week is one of the best located farms in Brattleboro and affords an excellent chance for a young man to engage in farming. "11 ind Tom." the negro boy pianist, of whose wonderful erformances our readers have doubtless heard, will appear at the town hall on the evening of Feb ruary (5. Kstey & Co's new Corliss engine was placed in position last week Ynd on Tuesday the machinery was set to run ning. '1 he owners express themselves as highly pleased with its performance. several persons in this vicinity are about starting for Colorado. Two young men from this village have already gone out to prospect with the expectation of removing their families in the prin; should inducements warrant. The festival to be given by the Meth ouisi ladies tins evening will ixissess ex cellent attractions! for young folks and the presence of the older ones will be required to keep the juveniles steady. (Jo, by all means. 1 he fair held at the town hall by the I m versa 1 1st ladies was a perfect suc cess. The hall was literally packed with people and tha' numerous articles on sale found ready purchasers. The gross receipts amounted to about $Go0. The new organ built by V. A. John son of Westticld, Mass.. and now being placed in the Iiaptist church of this vil lage, is exjM'eted to be completed this weck. This organ has two manuals and 7 stops, some of them of new and pe culiar construction and beauty. The or gan cost S.'S.rilH). (In the evening of February S an organ concert will be given. Mr. Wilcox, an eminent organist from I'.oston will preside at the organ assisted by Miss Addie Ryan, the well known soprano soloist. The reputation of both will be sufficient guarantee of a lirst class concert. Samuel Frink of this town has bought the hotel property at West! Dummerstou f .1. II. Austin. Price Mr. Frink. we hear, will give an opening ball on the evening of February 7. The stage coach from this village to Tow iishend went on runners for the first time this winter on January SO, but wisely changed back to wheels the next day. The Hinsdale dramatic association will give two entertainments at Hopkins's hnnV 6u the evenings of February 9 and WILMINGTOX. The Late V. M. Cutting. The funeral of Varillus Marsh 72, who wa3 found dead in betl Cutting, Monday his late morning, .Ian. 1:4, was held at home Wednesday, Jan. 2, Uissell officiating, lie had Rev. F. M. been in fail- ing health some time. Within two weeks .Wilmington has lost two of her older typical Vermont farmers, one of whom was Mr. Cutting. A man of simple tastes and uuiet habits he won a high place in the 'esteem of his fellow townsmen by his industry and thrift, his sturdy honesty anil unfailing kindness. Mr. Cutting was liorn in 1S4S at the Cutting homestead in Wilmington. The land on this excellent farm was cleared by one of his ancestors and has since been owned by a member of the Cutting family, the present owner being Harry Cutting. The oldest deed in existence is dated 1S14. Since then the farm has been in the ownership of three generations. He married in 1S7G Elvira L. Corbett and four children were born to thsm, one of whom, Sadie L., wife of II. L. Stetson, died in 1917. Resides his wife he leaves three chil 0 my heart was made with flowers I would gladly send it, too. But you have my heart already, So I send these flowers to 3'ou. Valentine flowers delivered to any address in the United States or Can ada through our telegraphic connec tions with florists everywhere. Hopkins The Florist i i year by year j dren, Mrs. Nina G. Carpenter, Mrs. i Genie I. Batehelder and. Harry. V. Cut i ting, also 13 grandchildren. ' ; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cutting of Whit i ingham attended the funeral. :! CHURCH NOTICES. Unitarian church, Rev. E. Q. S. Os good pastor. Service in the parish house Sunday morning at lO.r.O. Subject of sermon, Where Two or Three Are Met in My Name. All are welcome. Pentecostal mission, Thomas Collins leader. Bible study Sunday at 2. Prayer and praise with sermon by the leader at I. Evening sservice at 7. Wednesday evening at 7.'Mh Everybody welcome. Advent Christian, church. Sunday, Feb. C, preaching by Rev. T. C. Kinne. Sermon, Author of Your Faith, a. in.; Sunday school, V2; Loyal Work ers, G p. in. ; song service, 7.15 ; Address, Our Faith, 7.150.: V. f - - ,. AD JO URN - UNTI L MONDAY. (Continued from rage 1.) siectful consideration. If amendments . .i..,..!.., uvi.ru. t ulliruilUHilia introduced .at every biennial ses sliouKl 'have' "interlocking amend- could be won we ments, part of them in the preliminary stage and part 'of fhem iu the final .stage. . "A procedure that has existed since 1870 is. entitled to respect. . We dont' want the constitution placed on a level with session rejiort.s. People like to say : Here is something we can tie to for 10 years, at least.' " Senator Nichols of Rutland spoke from a business standpoint. lie said before he was a member of the legislature he was inclined to favor taking off the tiinelock, but after seeing the amount of time consumed, he did not think it would pay to 'allow anyone to stick in an amendment every two years." The folowing bills were introduced in the senate yesterday: S-.ll, Sherburne of Orange county, adds a fine of $1,000 to the penalty for remarriage after divorce; S-."2. Osgood of Windham reduces number of fry own ers of tosted lands -must plant to .KM) and lingei lings to l."0; S-X!, Slayton of Lamoille, giving state board of" health exclusive rignr to namne rypiiom serum Perfection QGft3 A r? a ttti nnn TEA Always of high and uniform quality. Sold in sealed At All Grocers packets only TODAY PRINCESS THEATRE Presents GEORGE WALSH IN THE SPECTACULAR SUCCESS "From Now On" A startling story of whirlwind action By Frank Packard, Author of "The Miracle Man" "THE PIRATES FANGS" The Second Chapter of "Bride 13" "His Wife's Caller" A SUNSHINE COMEDY Matinee 2.30. Admission: Children 10c, Adults 17c Evening 7 and 8.45. Admission: Children 10c, Adults 20c MONDAY AND TUESDAY THOMAS" MEIGHAN -IN- 66 Civilian An All-Wool Romance., throughout with laughter. The story of a girl who married a captain's uniform, then had to live with a suit of cheap "civies." But the same man a fighter was under both coats. He had been reported killed in France. So the snobbish, romantic wife, who had fallen in love with his officer's uni form, thought herself a hero's widow. But he'd got by the footman and here he was! Citizen Sam McGinnis, in a brand new suit of joyous "hand-me-downs," returned to claim his bride! What did he find? 'What think, and Attaboy, Sam! Also International News and "Queen's Up," a comedy T Matinee 2.30. Admission: Children 10c, Adults 17c Evening 7 and 8.45. Admission: Children 10c, Adults 28c 3S ' ., , 27 .'24. f 6. 2 21 45 - S w, 18 4 ' ,"'-' 48 This at is most jolly, It is a leaf of dark crreen Draw from one to two and so on to 'the end. Attained Black, Green or Mixed Blends 12 stftftd, Clothes 99 lined with silk and stitched did he do? You'll laugh, and