THE BRATTLEBORO DAILY REFORMER; SATURDAY; MAY .21: 1921.
n::w ri-:.CR kesolutiox.
Chairman Porter Revamps Measyre
Omitting lirpoal of War Declaration.
WASHINGTON. May 21. The draft
tit' I'd!; resolution terminating the
st;ite of war between this country and
;ernia:;y has been completed by Chair
man lWtor of the house ways and
means coniinittca and will ie considered
bv the KenubHeun members of that
Fit EES CHILD MOTHER.
against Oermanv, paed by congress in
.Ai.ril 1917. Air. Porter takes the
ground that thin would not be just to Judge Orders Charge of Murder in
the United States, and that a simple Degree Dismissed,
delation that the war is at an end J'AIIMINCITOX. Mo., Mav '21. A first
'Vm1, . 5! U!f h ;f stnrl, rn. decree murder rharpe against Mrs. John
.. .i..ir.. ;..r. that. Amor. Parsons. 13 years old, in
i until a reatv U ruined between that
las his service was concerned. Dr. Iler
bert D. IVrown, chief of the bureau of effi
First ciency, liowevcr, estimated a saving of
I ?.i,(MK.KH) in present appropriations ag
gro-rating $42,000,000 could be made.
Edward Dougherty, representing the
American federation of labor, opposed
This is t he first sten m
tlm resolution, resulting
. : .:n, i .viui'utuii urrm mil oi lauur,
I'Mlllt-llM.ll Mill. . .,, . ., 1 :
Wds win not Imp affect eel by its the death of her six-year-old ste.nlaughter. ir 0Cl
These will stand as they are I ;";. was dismissed by T.rcmt . udge . l'? Z n
iiucK jesieruay. .v cnarge oi iourtn tie- ' i - v
pree manslaughter immediately was tiled
against the child wife.
Judge Iluck explained he dismissed the
charge because of the girl's juvenility. She
sat before the judge and after hearing
rorp'ry and thi-
tllVV DAMAGE TO TOBACCO.
I co Hi the conversation
wiili President Hardin?
As drawn bv Chairman I'orter, the
resolution, unlike the Knox resolution.
i ne seTinre. ooes inn -miihii u.
clause reneaiini: the dei
laration of war
Wild Fire Pest Strikes Fields Li West
SPUING II KM), Mass., May 21. Wild
fire; a pest that is attacking tobacco
:!,..-! in Connecticut, has appeared on
pi.iM :: ' iojts in this vicinity, it was an-
iii i; : 1 vesttrdav. and in srute or vig-
& "F T Til JTI
For Special School Electing,
rhe legal voters of the Incorporated
School District, No. 2, in lirattlehoro,
are hereby notified and warned to
meet in the High Sc1kh:1 Uuilding
In said district, on
Wednesday, June 1, '21
At S O'clock P. M.
j oH'ii-' measures to combat it tin? dam
age to date is estimated at 4.;oO. The.
heaviest loser heard from is the 1. II.
I Smith Tolaci-i) riimniiny, which reports
j diiuiage of si'f.MO. It has become neces-
sav to destroy live out of 1.1 beds, con
itnining hundreds of -thousand of youn
The Cuba -Continental Tobacco com
pany, probably the largest hereabouts,
s not yet affected.
ROSE CROIX IN GREENFIELD.
him dismiss the charge, said :
I didn t do it on purpose.
The trial was to have opened in juven
ile court yesterday, and Judge Duck's ac
tion came as a surprise. .
The date for the trial on the manslaugh
ter charge has not been set.
Mrs. Parsons previously had said the
shooting was accidental, declaring the gun
was discharged as she broke" it over her
John Parsons, 10, the slain ' girl's
brother, testified at the inquest that his
stepmother shot the girl when she objected
to having her hair combed.
WAR OX SHAVING nRl'SIIES.
Secretary Mellon Wants I'sc of Ilorse-
POSTPONE STILLMAN HEARING.
Article 1. To see if t h District will
vote to ins! met the Prudential Commit
tee to build and eouin a temporary
schoolh'nisei on land adj.-rccut to the
High School Ruilding. for the purpose"
of accommodating two or more of the
grades. and ,to provide room for a
Teacher Training Course, to relieve the
congestion now existing in the High
Chanter Organized There
ci:ki:mt,::i.I), Ma., May 21.-
Greenfield Chapter of Rose Croix was
instituted yesterday afternoon and
cviiiir in Masonic temple by the ofli
ci'rs of Springfield Chapter of Rose
the decrees. Knight of the East and
West and Kniyht of Hose Croix,
, '-oi, firred in full form on a lartre
1 of candidates. Mush- was furnished by
; th s-prmgheld chapter. William Wat
son Mathewson of- Millers Falls, most
vise master, presided. The other of
ficers of 'recniield C hapter of Hose
Croix are George Arms Sheldon, senior
i warden; .lames Campliell of South Deer
i Pcld. junior warden, and Charles Wil
I liam Schuler of Montague cit.v, orator.
WASHlNC.TONVMay 21. Legislation
to prevent interstate sale of horsehair
shaving brushes was urged yesterday by
Secretary Mellon in a letter to Speaker
Gillett as a prevention against "constantly
occurring" cases of anthrax from Vtbeir
use. Experience shows, Miv Mellon said,
that only horsehair brushes cause anthrax
and between February, 1 010. ami Sep
tember. 1020, "4 -ases. resulting in 11
deaths, were contracted in New York.
If the proportion 'prevailed, throughout
the Fnited States during that period, he
added. 17.'! 'deaths would have occurred.
Mr. Mellon said manufacturers of brushes
generally agreed that use of horsehair
should be prohibited.
FINES IJ00ZE DISPENSER.
Attorneys Deny Ru:or That
Case Will lie nrnnw.1
vt-u- vni'i; m.,.. oi ir." Rutland liartender Pays $3(M) Prison
........ fcv-,.!., .ua. i . urai iui;3 in ... t .
the divorce action brought bv James 1 Sentence Suspended.
A. Stiilman, former president of the Na-j RUTLAND. May 21 Marcello Tad-
tioual City Rank, against Mrs. Anne'dao of Meadow street pleaded guiliv in
Lrmhart Stillman were asrain oost-'citv court . veteit!.iv nfferniMni before
! poned yesterday until June 1 and 2, at Cit.v Judge Leonard F. Wing to fhe
1 oughkeepsie. The hearings had been charge of selling liouor. lie was fined
si!ciii;u-o lor ,iay ii ami t. tne near-1 .s;;im and costs and sentenced to serve
Mips will be held m the -chambers of nut b tlinn tliflm nor mor.. limn iiiiw
i lass fnfffttp nf I )lit fli.ica mmtit t 1 11-:.. .1 t a. ' ...1
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I i'osi!uiicnjerii, ;in niaiie oy agree-, upon payment of the tine lie was re-
ment ot counsel for both sides, Mrs. leased..
Miwmans attorneys- announced. No Taddao was arrested following the dis-
ueasou v. as given lor the delay, and closure of Napoleon King in citv court
tins caused a revival ot the report that When arraigned In city court on May
.nt. .-'iniiiiciii coiiicmpiaieti uioppmcr ine-ii) in. n ,..iT,wl 71;, ( mi tr Hi. wn .on-
ployed as a bartender in the cafe at
To see if the District will J
a sum of money, not to ex- j
Five Thoiis.-inil Dollars ( So.iMMi.liO i i
for the purpose of paying for the erec-j
timi of said school building and equip-:
ping the same.
ri;i;i:kaiis elect officers.
sun. u was Mid tiiat there was no
truth in this rumor and was explained
uno'l "iaily that the reason for the post
ponement was a conflicting legal engage
ment of one of the attornevs.
DIVIDED ON WELFARE PLANS.
dav of M;,
E. MERRILL. CI.
P.rattleboro. Vt.. this
We have a nice stork of
Granite and Marble Monuments
Ready to Letter and Set
PRICES REASON ARLE-
Cemetery Lettering and Grading
by Competent Workmen.
We are now located at our new
plant, 'M--2C, South Main Street.
Open week days 7."0 a. m. to
5 p. m. Other hours by
The Grant Granite Co.
Assembly Closes Odd Fellows
Week at St. .I-ihiisbury.
Si. .HHlNsr.i . Mav 21. I he clos- Joint Hearings on Harding Proposal End
ir,K session of. dd Fellows' week of fes- Without Fnanimity.
mile's w;is given over to the ladies, and ,.. 1X. '
tiic :v:tli annual session of the Uebekah . WASHINGTON. May 21. Joint hear
assembly was held vesterdav, with Mrs. mgs by senate and house education com-(rcrtrml-
S. Jewell ' presiding. mittees on the proposal for a new depart-
Over 2i "i representatives were present, went of public welfare, urged by l'resi
at.d at the forenoon meeting the reports dent Harding, were concluded yesterday
tdven showed a net gain in the 09 lodges with opposing views by government orn
ate of over 4i o members. cials as to economies to be expected from
election of othecrs for the com- consolidation of government agencies
the list includes Mrs. Adelle H. which are planned.
of Waitslield. president: Miss Surgeon General Cu minings of the pub
oites of I.udlow, secretary, and lie health service said he approved the
of the s
Mrs. Eva llazen of Windsor, treasurer.
WOMAN IN SPEAKERS CHAIR.
Hit of History Made in Connect icut Legis
lature by Miss Rrown.
HARTFORD, Conn.. May 21. For the
iir.-t time in the history of the state, a
woman. Miss Emily S. 15 row n. representa
tive from Naugatuck, presided yesterday
over tiie house of the Connect iut legisla
ture, and under suspension of the rules
members were allowed to address her as
"Miss Speaker." She was greeted with
applause as she took the chair, and her de
cisions mid "raps for order" were given
without hesitation and with dignity.
Kenyon bill plan. Put did not see that it
would do away with duplications so far
WOMAN HELD IN REID CASE.
Officers Declare They Dave Found Great
ISI u kmailing Scheme.
NEW YORK. Mav 21. Mrs. Hazel
Davis Warner, in the bedroom of whose
house at 1!2 Fniversity avenue, tin
P.ronx, John II. Reid. a wealthy manufac
turer, was shot last Sunday, surrendered
to the P.ronx county authorities yesterday,
and was released in .10.IMH bail as a ma
Don Collins, who, the police believe
shot Reul, is still at large, as also are
Francis T. Rovlan and Leila Wiley, who
were in the house at the time.
I-rank Oliver, assistant district attor
ney, said investigation of the Reid eas
had revealed "amazing" details of opera
tions of a gang of blackmailers.
Mrs. Don Eddy is visiting a few days
with relatives in Rellows Falls.
The Baptist Ladies'' Aid society will!
meet with Mrs. Bradford Rawson Thurs
day, May 20.
Frank Carley, brakeman on the West
River line, has been transferred to New
Miss Ilalhe A. lhompson returned
Tuesday night from Newport, N. II.,
where she sent the winter.
Mr. and Mrs. Dick Rourn and son of
Rrattleporo visjted Mr. and Mrs. J.
Kierce a few days recently.
Mrs. Charles Skinner, who died in
Rrattlehoro, was buried in the family lot
in Rawsonville Saturday, Rev. L. L. Lno
The town is glad to have Roisters mov
ing picture show weekly again through
the summer. Good clean pictures afford
much enjoyment for old as well as young.
Chautauqua plans to revisit South
Londonderry Oct. 14-17. It was welC
patronized last year and. everyone seemed
satisfied with it, .so there is no worry as
to its success this year.
Twentv-two women gathered with
Mrs. .William Anderson May 12 for the
regular Ladies Aid society meeting. De
licious refreshments of ice ereain, fruit
salad and wafers wore Kerned.
On Friday night. May 20, Burr & Bur
ton seminary students of Manchester
will present the comedy. The Private
Secretary, at. the town hall. They have
selected a splendid cast of characters and
are sure to be well patronized.
Mrs. Herbert Ranisdell, Mrs. W. L.
Hunt and Mrs. Frank Hulett, represent
ing the Rebekahs, and W. L. Hunt and
Frank Hulett, representing the Odd Fel
lows, are attending grand lodge sessions
at St. Joh-nsbury, Mr. and Mrs. Otis
Cnmmings nd Mr. and Mrs. Bert Howe
of Newfa tie; also are there. .
The ponysljowat the hall Friday night
attracted a large crowd. It was worth
seeing "and an impressive reminder of the
intelligence .of a horse. Mr. Ness, the
owner, presented a book on The Proper
Care of Horses which is a medical guide
and has many interesting facts about
horses, to Frank Tyler, expecting him to
loan it to 'deserving persons at any time.
The Glebe Maintain Sunday School
association met ni the Congregational
church in Pia u Tuesday. Rev. E. E. Eno
gave the address of the morning. Those
who attended from here were the pas
tor and his wife. Mr. and Mrs. John Mc
Alister, L. T. Landman, Mr. and Mrs.
F. L. Darling. Mrs. Frank Tyler, Miss
Minnie Tyler, Mrs. Alice Parker, Miss
Gladys Kelly. Mrs. A. W. Rawsou and
son, Fay, and Mrs. Helen Boynton. In
the morning session Miss Mary Pierce
sang a solo, which was much appreciated.
In the afternoon session Mrs. Frank Ty
ler ami Gladys Kelly sang a solo.
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For Porch Shade Satisfaclion
In keeping with our rule to furnish the best at the right
prices we are giving special attention to this "year's offer
ing of Porch Shades.
For downright satisfaction you will make no mistake in
selecting AEROLUX for they are just a little better than
any other shade that's made.
They are easily hung and readily removed they ventilate
throughout their entire surface the cords tastefully
match the fabric in color patented No-Whip cords (ex
clusively AEROLUX) prevent whipping in the wind
they vill give you many seasons of all weather use and
they cost no more than less desirable types.
These popular Shades in pleasing tones of green
and brown at prices of $4.20 for the 4 ft. by
7 ft. 6 inch size to $13.80 for the 10 ft. by 7 ft. 6
OUR LINE OF PORCH AND SUMMER
FURNISHINGS IS COMPLETE
MORAN & ROHDE
I Goodnow, Pearson & Hunt
U Brattleboro's Department Store
i The floor area of St. Peter's, in Rom
: is 227,M't'. square feet, being the greatest
of any church in the world.
TIIE BEST LAUGH OF THE YEAR
A RIOT OF A NIGHT
Mr. and Mrs. Carter DeHaven
The Tale cf a Trail from Twin Beds to Jail or Nearly.
Extra Two Reel Western Drama
Also Screen Snapshots
Matinee 2:15 Evening7-8:S5
Monday and Tuesday Presents
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Our Boys' Department on the Mezzanine Floor
Is Now Selling
oys' Clothing and
THE GOLDWYN SUP
'The Branding Iron
IN SEVEN PARTS
By Katharine Newlin Burt
INTERPRETED BY AN ALL STAR CAST
Including Barbara Castleton. James Kirkwood, Russell
Simpson, Richard Tucker, Sydney Ainsworth, Albert Ros
coc, Marion Calvin, Joan Standing and others.
"Yo;t're mine. Joan Carver V' Can love be motive for a
d?ed of brute ferocity' Was it love that made Pierre
Landis brand his wife with the mark of his ranch? Don't
miss this great out-door photo-drama.
AT BARGAIN PRICES
During Our Store-Wide May
Boys' Two-Pant Suits
Boys' $20.00 and $22.50 "JOHNNY
TUPANTS" Blue Serge Suits, with
extra pair of trousers. Just the right
kind for graduation or first commun
ion. Sizes 8 to 18 years.
MAY SALE PRICE
Boys' Wash Suits
Boys' $1.50 Wash Suits, in middy or
belted styles. Blue and gray chambray.
Sizes 3 to 8 years.
MAY SALE PRICE
lv fl J 3
Jackie Coogan in "Peck's Bad Boy
See the Boston Sunday Herald.
THE HOUSE OF BIGGER, BETTER PICTURES
Boys' 75c Black Ribbed
Hose, With slight imper
fections. Sizes 75a to 11.
MAY SALE PRICE
2 pairs 25c
Boys' $1.25 Mesh Weave
Union Suits, short sleeves,
knee length. In Summer
weight. Sizes 26 to 34.
MAY SALE PRICE
Boys'. $1.00 Light Stripe
Blouses, with soft cuffs
and soft collar attached.
Sizes 8 to 16 years.
MAY SALE PRICE
Boys' $1.50 Khaki Trousers,
knickerbocker style. Wash
able and good wearing.
Extra quality. All vsi2es.
MAY SALE PRICE
A merry tangle of flirting grooms and suspicious brides.
the Great Detective Story
A Vitigraph Comedy
Matinee 2.30. Admission: Children 10c, Adults 17c
Evening? and 8.13. Admission: Children 10c; Adults 25c ri
Monday and Tuesday
Maurice Tourneur's Screen Version of Neil Burgess's Thrilling
! American Racing Drama. m
lie County- Fair";
Wesley (Freckles) Barry
As Tommy Perkins, the Jockey Who Rides "Cold Molasses" to Victory.
See the Fair Grounds, the Side Shows, tin Village Band, the Creased Pigs,
the Midway, the Village Choir, and the Most Thrilling Horse Race Ever Screened
Helen Jerome Eddy
TaTid All Star Cast
Mj. ' Seven Acts '
Come early and hring
. 50,000 people saw this
great" drama at the
Broadway, N. Y., at
$2,000 prices. Posi
tively first showing in
See the - great fire
scene; the rescue of
Cold Molasses from
the burning stable;
the pail brigade and
the villian foiled.
A typical New England story of real people in real life that has taken the
it drama by storm.
Band Concert by the Rube Band Each Evening Before the Show
EVENING 7 and 8.55.
in: Children, 10c; Adults, 20c.
Admission: Children, 15c; Adults, 28c.
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