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TITTC IiKATTLEBORO DAILY ItEFOHMEW. TIIUHSDAY, AlMUL 7. 1921.
Semi-Solid Buttermilk For aHout a year we have offered Semi-Solid Butter milk In large barrels to Poultry Feeders throughout New England. The demand has been wonderful. We have now ordered a car in small barrels and kegs to ar rive about April 10 and our prices are as follows: JJarge barrels k-.:... G 30-gal. barrels a3 7 C- i 15-gal, kegs --. .y i 40-pound kegs .... 10 4, t ii c j E. Crosby & Co. BRATTLEBORO, VT. I: A Car of Budweiser The New Beverage Is to arrive soon. Indi cations are that it will be hard to get these goods Iatei. Place your order today. i OUR DOUBLE SERVICE GLASSES will enable you to read with comfort or to see objects at a distance without strain. These glasses have no lines to blur or interfere with the vision. They look like any ordinary glasses bnt they do double service. Better have a pair. Their cost is not to be compared with their convenience. optometrists) BRATTLEBORO, VT Which Costs More? 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The Associated Press is exclusively en titled to the use for publication of all news despatches credited to it and not otherwise The Reformer is on sale every evening by the following news d'alm: Brattlebor, Brattleboro News Co., C. VV. Cleaveland, S. L. Purinton ( Esteyville), Brooks Hcuse Pharmacy, Allen's Depot News stand, Gilbert J. Pollica, Z7 South Main St. (tort Qommer district). Wert Brattlbn, . t StocVwell. Eist Dummerston, M. E. Brown. Imtn.y, M. G. Williams. Tfewfane, N. M. Batchelder. west Towashend, C. H. Grout, Soutlx Londonderry, F. II. Tyler. FjUih Vernon, fe. fl. EutTum. Norttfirld, Mass., Thompson Bros. West Chesterfield, N. H., Mrs. W. Streeter. Hinsdale, N H-, W. II. Lyman. Greenfield, Mass., Greenfield New Co. Greenfield, Mass., C. A. Hays. TIll.'RSDAY, APRIL 7. li'Jl. AMKKICAN EXPORTS. An editor down in Chile, according to a new- stni-y carried in last Friday's Re fornier, finds fault with United States manufacturers for the crude methods they have of packing their products for export shipment. A resident of Brattle boro, who seems to have had an unusual South American experience, replies that the export products of the states are put in export transit more compactly and neater than those from Great Britain. Waiving judgment as to the accuracy or inaccuracy of cither of thrrw state merits, The Reformer desires to con sider the proposition from an entirely different angle. The facts which follow are based on the statement made re cently to the present writer of a furni tore manufacturer, of Grand Rapids, Michigan. And, by the way, the furni ture output of Grand Rapids is the greatest on the continent. The Grand Rapids man said he had spent many thousands of dollars in an effort to establish his business in the far east. After great expenditure of money and time he thought his ambition bad been realized. Rut he quickly learned that bis troubles had merely started. He began his shipments to the far Bast and in the course of time complaints com menced to pour in from his far Bast customers. I hey all seemed to have th same grievance. The furniture bad not been properly packed, hence it arrived at its destination in a damaged or ruined condition. An investigation developed this fact: The shipments were carried in British bottom.. British sailors manned the vessels. Whether by design or otherwise. the furniture was either damaged or wrecked in the unloading process. They the Rritish seamen would grasp a caso with grappling irons, derrick hoist it 'IT or .() feet, swing it into position and let it drop from that altitude to the dock. The result can easily be imagined. Thi happened before the great war. The United States then had no merchant marine. Realizing this, the Grand Rap ids producer decided to abandon his dream of business in the far Bast. Uncle Sam now has a merchant mar ine the greatest in the. world, too of his own. I'ossiblv Uie American sailor will do better than the British seamen in the movement of American goods. The Englishmen had no reason to be especi ally particular in handling an American export that was going into competition with the manufacturers of his own coun trymen. The citizens of the United States will have every reason to carefully handle American export merchandise TTence the near future may remove the ;ause of the Chilean's complaint when American goods begin to arrive there in charge of American crews. WAGES AND RIGHTS. i ne typical union workman cares more about his union rights than he does about his wage scale. One is a matter of principle and the other a matter of business adjustment. Too many employ ers are overlooking this rather obvious fact, and thereby inviting trouble for themselves and the community. It should be recognized by the em ploying class that employes would be found much more reasonable regarding wage reductions if they did not know or suspect that their unions are threat ened. Several large corporations are ac tually engaged in a deliberate effort to crush unionism in their plants, and the movement is so widespread that the or ganized workers are naturally alert and resentful. It need occasion no surprise D time if there are great strikes called in many parts of the country within a few weeks, ostensibly for the retention or prcsenr. wage scales, but in reality for the pur pose of holding the unions intact as lighting organizations. The more the reactionary employers fixht their men, the more the latter will hold together and the sharper the bar gain they v.ill try to drive. The result nicy be infinitely harmful to both, and no less so to the innocent bystander, the public. Wages by rights should be reduced as the cost of living falls, in every occupa tion where they were raised in fair measure with the cost of living during the industrial boom. If the principle of adjusting wages to rising costs is right, it must apply also to falling costs. There is always room for question as to the degree of increase or reduction, but there should be none as to the principle involved. There should be just as little question of the right of workmen to organize and bargain collectively. Industrial evolu tion and political progress, one would suppose, have gone too far for that right to be assailed seriously. The onlv way that a disinterested ob server can see by which capital and la bor can avoid getting into an awful mess during this reconstruction period is for both of them frankly to recognizo these two principles and proceed to ap ply them irt a spirit of sensible compro mise. THE REAL IMMIGRATION PROBLEM. "The solution of our immigration prob lem will be very easy, providing two things are done," says Immigration Com missioner Wallace. "Our inspectors and doctors must be permitted to select the immigrants we want at the ports of em barkation abroad; and we not the im migrants must determine where tbey will be allowed to settle.' These are the main conclusions that nearly everyone- who makes a serious study of the immigration question, comes around to, sooner or later. Still, the so lution is far from simple, because, after the experts have worked it out, there remains the baffling problem of getting a complex congress, swayed by a thousand conflicting local influences, to understand the solution and agree to it. Congress itself is the real immigration problem. Because they are opposed to the ap pointment of a certain man for a Dis trict of Columbia job, Miss Alice Paul and a group of militant suffragettes are talking about picketing the White House. Isn't there some master mind that can convince Miss Paul that picketing is a cheap and unworthy method of getting recognition? The tax collector of Dover, N. II., re ceived this week a check for $." to pay the ik)11 tax of some woman who would be unable to pay her tax. The check was sent by n woman who was exempt from paying because of her age. Wc doubt if a mere man ever thought of do ing this by any of his brother tax-payers. The master plumbers of Montreal make the startling announcement that in the future their employes will be paid on the basis of work accomplished. It will startle their patrons still more if they should make out their bills on the same basis. A New Hampshire hen Has evidently started to outdo our Newfane biddy, which lays a threc-yolked egg every other day, by producing one with four yolks. She must do this more than once before Newfane will yield the palm to Chester field. Some of the country roads in northern New England now are pretty good. Boston Globe. They are good enough np in Rutland county so two automobilists were ar rested there this we-k for speeding at the rate of 43 miles an hour. Kaiser Karl bad better follow the ex ample of Kaiser Bill, and settle down to Welcome Stranger sawing wood. There's plenty of mater ial in Switzerland, and a husky young feSow like him ought to be able to make a fair living at it. Even if I'aris is as gay and wicked as it's represented, we can't "xaotly see why that New Yorker in the double-bar relied divorce case should prefer it to his little old New York. After all, those plotting European roy alists are only trying to get back to nor malcy. They can't see any distinction between normalcy and royalcy. That Chicago lady who slaughtered her, uu.-ua.iu mm u uu-ui ax cuuuHin i ieei bail about, it. Any jury of male Amen cans will assuage her grief. No, 5t isn't Colombia that is "the gem' of the ocean." If Colombia is anv kind of a gem. she's an unlucky stone for Uncle Sam. Can you remember the thrills of just four years ago when word came that tJeUnitedSjateswas not'too proud to fight?"'" This is the month to plant a few for est seedlings ini the back pasture if you happen to ow n one. Have you decided what you are going to do with your dandelions this year cat 'cm or drink 'em? A statistician figures that the average farmer's wife earns $1,001 a year. She gets the ,4. No one will dare say that Winter's backbone has not at last been broken. George Harvey, Vermont cr. (St. Albans Messenger.) For tlH second time a native Vermonter is going to the Court of St. James as ani hnssador of the United States of America. First it was I'helps and now it is Har vey. Some afreet -a doubt as to the wis dom of President Harding's selection. But there is no reason why George Harvev should not meet the exacting demands of this highest of all diplomatic posts in a most creditable manner. He has bril liancy of, mind, full knowledge of world conditions and is a sturdy American. These are - qualifications ample for the task. The Worried Listers. (Montpclier Argus.) The listers are worried about the state. They are faced with the condition of hav ing more work to do but with no addi tional compensation. The new law places women in the list tor the payment of a poll tax and the listers will have to do a lot of extra hustling to gather them all in! The law does not require the listers to hunt up persons, but it does require persons subject to taxation to return their lists to the listers. Nevertheless, it will be up to the listers, in general opinion, to secure the names, in case the penalties are to be imposed. And He Did ! AND HE DID- ( TH1NH flL GET NEW SlfcEN T0 5E& HIM McPl OFF HERE min) VERMONT NEWS. Hubbardton has four cases of smallpox. M. C. Noyes of Sharon, recently ap pointed district highway commissioner, has declined to accept the appointment. Charles Harran, SO, of Montpclier is dead. Mr. Harran nerved in Company t 1'nd Vermont, in the Civil war and wus twice wounded. II. A. Soulia. a brakeman on the freight train arriving at Middlebury at noon yesterday, had his collar bone broken in two places when he was caught be tween two freight cars in the freight yard. A fragrant rivulet from an innocent bule of the sleeper from (Juebeo to New York caused the discovery Tuesday night of 117 bottles of Scotch whiskey. Customs (facer Stanton HitcheMk made the dis covery. I n bottle linil liecn broken tirob- ably by the jar of the car. The owner I,ut "I'lir to claim bis property T. Henry Hartley, manager of the Bor der theatre at Ierby Line, has within a few il.ivs received two threatening letters signed -Black Hand." Mr. Hartley has not the slightest idea of how he has in curred the wrath of the 'Rlack-Handers." and is not inclined to take the matter very seriously. However, a quiet investi gation is being conducted. John W. Chambers of Montreal, who was arrested Monday afternoon by the local customs officials, was charged with attempting to bribe Deputy Collector of Customs E. B. Webb, and w as bound over for the next term of United States court, which takes place in May. has not been able to furnish bonds of .',000 and is still contiucd to the Franklin county jail. He Did His Duty. (St. Albans Messenger.) The American people expect their of ficers to do their duty honestly and fear lessly, but because a man has done only what js expected of him is no reason why words of commendation should not he bestowed uion one. who has shown himself trustworthy in a striking way. For this reason The Messenger wants to pay its respects to Deputy Collector of Customs Webb and to C-ollector Coinings and the whole customs force for such a demonstration of high morale and hon est performance of duty. It is easy enough for the thoughtless to cast reflec tions on the customs force because liquor is all the time seeping in over the front ier, but as a matter of fact in this dis trict, at least, such reflections are un merited. Mr. WebW is not in possession of the fifteen or more thousand dollars which might have come to him, ubt he is the jHissossor of something that is of in finite more value the good opinion and confidence of Ins fellow citizens who ad mire strength of character and strict allegiance to duty. Too Largt a Place for Harvey. (Roston Herald.) Some 40 years ago George Harvey he tnenwrote his name G. II. M. Harvev Vas a ,h.,y. "Enchain, t.. beginning bis Journalistic career by sending in local 'V. for tllp !'lvacliam Pickups" column of Hiram Atkins s famous old Montpclier weekly, the Arjsus and Patriot. He wrote ? r" Atlilns t last, asking for a job on V. n','r as ,M"al reporter m Montpclier .Mr. Atkins had a reporter named Sulli van. who was too tond of liquor to lie wholly useful and he decided to fire Sul livan and hire young Harvey. He wrote Harvey to come on a certain day. Sulli van got wind of what was ha nueninf met Harvey at the train, took him to bis own boarding place and acted the host with such irresistible insistence that Har vey awoke the next niornin? Willi n lifiil headache and a great longing for his own oca in I'eacliam. Y ithout going near the Argus and Patriot office he returned at once to Peacham and wrote thus to Mr. Atkins: "I have changed my mind about wanting to work in Montpclier. It is too large a place for me and has too manv temptations." A Popular LYror. (St. Albans Messenger.) In its resolution requesting the state , .WiU,rlon to establish two - jear l rain mar classes nf t ho .1 f II ItQAn f 1 ' normal schools, the house Ot representatives referred to itunlt na the popular branch of the legislature. Which it is not. The renrrenntnt ive- . - - - ......... " ..--v.. of le-s than 20 per cent of the j-op!e control the house- in actual voting strength. That cannot bo .-ailed jxm ular control. The senate is the popular branch, if Yerrnoift can lioast of such a thing. The senate might be made more closely to represent the people numerically, but as things stand it is far and away the popular body. House members do not represent people : thev represent town lines "and geographical .i;r;Smi,0 -wi,nf 4 i. 5,1T, .....(,.7 ...itivuv . I 1 1 14 t llllilld II Mi g . . .CIIdl 41 III. (Burlington News.) Rattle, "rattle, little snake many a dollar we will make, cutting off your lit tle bend and making sure that you are dead. Today's Events i Fourth anniversary of the entry of the United States into the orkl war. One hundred years ago today began the revolution which won freedom for Greece. Benny Leonard, holder of the light weight pugilist championship, celebrates hi a.lth birthday today. Uencral Berthing is to be the chief speaker at a great Americanization mass- meeting to be held in Philadelphia today. The Interstate Commerce commission has set today to begin hearing arguments on the petition of the New England railroads for a larger division of long haul rates, the case involving an impor tant point in the Esch-Cuminitis trans portation act. Thr? Merchants ' and Manufacturers' association of Baltimore, at its annual banquet tonight, is to have as speakers J. Adam Beile, former congressman from .Minnesota; ueorge . JCobcrts, vice president of the National City Rank of New lork, ami Joseph II. Defrees, presi dent of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States. In the Day's News. Dr. E. J. Dillon, who has Come to Washington on what is supjwsed to be' an unofficial mission with reference to the recognition of the Obregon government of Mexico, is a noted English journalist who became widely knowh while serving as Russian eorresjMmdent for one of the London newspapers. He first vcent to Russia many years ago, after studying the Slav languages at the universities of Innsbruck and Lcipsic. During his long residence in Russia he lived and worked for years in close contact with the lib eral movement. He served as an instruc tor in Russian universities anil wrote for Nome of the leading Russian new'spa iiei's. During the reigns of the czars he was an intimate friend and adviser of some- of the foremost Russian statesmen. Dr. Dillon attended the Versailles peace conference and more recently has been residing in Mexico, where he is said to have become an unofficial adviser of President Obregon. , Today' Anniversaries. 1770 William Wordsworth, poet eate of England, born. April 2:?. ls.-,o. laur Diet Is,-',." James Rrown. United States sen ator and minister to France, died in Philadelphia. Born ,in Staun ton. Va.. Sept. 11. 17frt. IS 10 C-onnecticut State Teachers' asso oiation organized. I.N."." Prince LeojMdd. duke of Albany, youngest son of Queen ictoria born at Windsor. Died at Cannes. March 27. issi. 1-N02 Surrender of Island No. 10. Ten nessee. to Admiral Foote. lNi'i.' Riitish. French and Austrian gov ernments remonstrated with Rus sia for cruelties in Poland. 1.n1 1 he guillotine in I aris was burned by the Communists lnil) Great Britain dispersed the war grand fleet, and Admiral Sir David Beatty hauled down his flag One Year A so Today. Prince of Wales arrived at San Die?). Calif. Genua iiv pi ven three days hv tbe al lies to reduce her army to .!n,oi)0. Today's Birthdays. Most Rev. Randall Thotna- Davidson, archbishop of Canterbury, born 7."i years ao today. Walter Camp, celebrated as a writer and authority cn athletics, born at New Haven. (V2 years ax today. Rt. Rev. Bdward Campion Acheson. suffragan bishop of the Bpiscopal diocese of Connecticut, Ixmi in England, t2 years ago today. Adrian V. (Pop) Anson, for many years a noted figure in baseball, born at Marshalltou n. Iowa. (10 years ago today. John .1. McGraw. manager and part owner of the New York National league baseball club, born at Truxton, N. Y., 4S years ago today. Little Benny's Note Book By LEE TAPE. Me and Puds Simkins was tawkinlj to .Mary Watkius this aftirnoon and 1' was making her laff savimr diffrenti funiiv tiling .niil I'niU o-n-tuil t. l,. .L - jelliss, sating, Aw. youre not so smart, we changed sects in skool this morning and Im away up on the ferst form and joure awav down on the last. my, last form, sed Mary Wat kins. Well wat of it. thats jest ware I wur.ted to be, rite convenient necr the door, I sed. Haw law, lissen wat 3 tawking, sed Puds, and 1 sed, ( is that so, well 1 Ix't I can ask you cny amount of ques tions you cant anser. all rite. O is that o, well lets beer some, lets beer some, sed Puds. Wats the' 3 dilfrent breeds of cle- fants? I M-d.- Me not knowing weather there was 3 diffrcnt breeds or not, and Puds sed, Av. wy dont you asK iue something bard? , Well go abed and anser it if you know so mutch, wat are they? I sed. I wouldeiit even take the trubble to anser sutch a easy question, sed I'mN. Well then wat color is Icrkish mis- t: sletoe? I f-ed. Ulue, sed Puds, and I sed, It "s not, its green and yellow stripes. Me never even having herd of Terkish missletoe, and I sed. Well, III ask you one more. Wshake it was not. ii whs Moses, I se,i. 1 Pay it was Shakespeer, sed Puds, and I sed, oure krazy, it was Moses and I can prove it by cny bible, i wish I had ore beer, and .Mary Watknis sed, if it savs !-o in the b'ble it must lo true I 1-oi e vim wool-lent conterdict the hi 1 i,le. I,,ds, and Puds sed. I wasent co;i- a. I - it, t " 1 1 ... T I I "A- . i;emlv, and f sed, Its the same thing, ..... , i ....... :.. . i... t 11 i:. . V i.i.f i kii i I l it n III I III" 1 l O III I. Wieh Puds dident snv em- more, prov ng I won the argewnient and Mary Watkins sed. My coodniss Denny but vim eerteuv know a lot. Wich I do. ony not that nutch. Icwer Ice Cream. CMontpelier Argus.) Ice cream is lower in price in Hurling ,n- thi-reduction being p cents a quart llhere is no reason v hv o-e cieain shoul I I .,i .11 .1 t i nor laii. won iue or. in iue price nunc ami cream, supp;seu i enrer nuo .i... , c ,i ... -..:: ! .1. I l III" Ciilll"J.-l Ol lllHl lllglll Ut HLill I . The II. C. of Sports, (lint land Herald.) Then thev went and raised the fishing ;and hunting license goshdummit! ALL HI3 DISAPPEARE W&en He Tried'FruIt-a-ilves" or Fruit Liver Tablets MfftJNT Belknap Hotel, Laeftort, N.Tt "At TO years of age, chronic Consfip ctionwas causing me to suffer with distressing Headaches, Dizziness ailtt Indigestion. I believe I have taken more medi cine than any half-dozen people ia ibw'n ; but twtking did me good until 1 tried 'Fruit-a-tives. Right away I could see their g06ct effects. After taking them for threa months, my bov.ci3 wera regular, and the othet ailments disappeared". FRANK A. HALE. 60c. a box, 6 for $2.50, trial size 25c. At dealers or from FRUIT-A-TIVE3 Limited. rvJDENBCURG- N. Y. People Notice It. Drive Therrw Off with Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets - fhoulJ L-egin to clear after you hav taken theOablets a few nights. Cleans tiie bkod, bowels ar.d Hv:r v.-ith r-T. Ldward Olive Tablets, the successful cubrikute lor calomel; there's no sickness or pain after taking them. Dr. LclwaroV Olive Tablets do that vhiih calomel docs, and ju-jt as eliec Uvciy, but their action h gentle and safe instead of severe and irritatinj;. No on-a who takes Olive Tablets r. ever cursed with a "dark brown taste," a bad rcath, a dull, listless, "no good" feeling, constipation, torpid liver, tad cli;:xiE.ion or pimply face. Oiive 1 ablets are a' purely vegctahb compound mixed with olive oil; ycu wid l.now them by their ckve color. Dr. Ldwards spent years amon pa tients afflicted with liver and bowel complaints, and Olive Tablets are the immensely effective result. Take one or two nightly for a week. See how much tetter you feel and look. 15c and 30c. CORNS Lift Off with Fingers Doesn't hurt a bit! Drop a little "Freczone" on an aching corn, instantly that corn stops hurting, then shortly you lift it right off with fingers. Truly! Your druggist sells a tiny bottle of "Freezonc" for a few cents, sufficient to remove every hard corn, soft corn, or corn between the toes, and the callouses. without soreness or irritation. Auv. 'fA j tV L"? ' f ! .Tomorrow is somebody's anni- J versary a birthday, a wedding day da Qu would like tO - , , bring back to them with a plcas- ipo- rpminrlcr o I WHY NOT "SAY IT WITH FLOWERS? We specialize On delivering flow I V... a1slrr-irV, s nmr nrtmt in the United States or Canada with- jn a fcw hours Qf reCeipt of Order. Hopkins The Florist ' NOTICE! "G!bon" Guitars nd Mandolin and 'Bacon" Banjos nd l'kullen can be obtained onlv if imn-iifft-w-d from the undersigned. Sj-cial rates (f instruction nd -xceediai1y easy terms on ioiruroents. Two pf-fett Clrnn" Mo-dull-a at a Real Uar&aln. Act qvcfcyt K. O. IXtOKR U Prtmptct Court TW ADVERTISE IX TIIE REFORMER A pimply face will not embarrass yott much longer ifyou Ret a package of Or Edwards' Ohvs Tablets. The f ki:i 1 MumC fw . I III i . r K I fi