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.THE, .BRATTLEBORO DAILY REFORMER; TUESDAY;- MAY 31M921.
8 GREAT CHANGE HINSDALE, N. II. N CROP GROWING W. F$. club in her home Wednesday eve ning. -,.-"", , Joseph Iligginson and family f rom' An- I dover. Maw.,' visited relatives over Me morial lay. - - States of South and Middle West Shift Their Production OLD STAPLE CROPS NEARLY ABANDONED Mr. and. Mrs. Ernest. May of Gardner Mass.. were holidav guests of Mr. and Mrs. IL V. Taylor. . - . - Texas Now Great Wheat Producer Kansas the Leader Wisconsin Chances from Grain Growing to Dairy- in? Iowa Increases Com. CHICAGO, May 31 (Associated 1'iess). The face of agriculture in the middle and nnuth west, the chief farm ing section of the country, has undergone some remarkable changes in the past 10 years, it is shown by reports from state Agricultural authorities gathered here.. The decade is indicated as one of the most momentous that have passed over American agriculture. Improved methods of farming are given credit for much of the transformation. In some states production of their old-time crops has fallen off as attention focussed elsewhere. Meantime produc tion per acre has increased while other states, bv advancing their own acreage, have helped to wipe out a slack that might otherwise have resulted. New crops have sprung to the fore here and there. In several states the character of farming has almost been made over. Texas has forged to the front until its agricultural chiefs crown there Mian where wheat Death of Mrs. Marcellus Major. After an illness of onlv eight days Mrs. Hosella Mabel (Mannis) Major, 24, wite of Marcellus A. Major, died at 1 12.13 Friday morning in the home of her father, illiam Mannis of Fitzgerald i court. JSorn in Hinsdale, Sept. 1, 189(3, she was one of four children of "William and Mary hllen (Golden) Mannis. Her mother died May 5, ICHJ9. .She always had lived in this town and was a highly respected young woman. She ' was a great Lome lover and worker. n August 23, 1120, she married Mar cellus A. Maior. son of Mr. and Mrs. j V alter Major of this town, ,Kv P. S. iCahill performing, the ceremony. . A daughter,-. KosAlvn " Irene, was born to 'them .Mar 18. Last November Mrs. Major was -operated upon tor appendi citis in the Melrose hospital in West Krattleboro, and since then had not been in the Int of health. he was a member of Queen Esther Uebekah lodge, and held the office of past Pocahontas in Wapahoka council, 1). of 1'., at the time of her death. lie- sides her husband and infant daughter f jjoston have been at their she leaves her father, one brother, i,oni(. Cn Chestnut hill a few d; l nomas yiannis ot outhonuge, yiass claim more wheat in some other states . . t - i is well nigti ine principal Js. and two sisters, Miss Kthcl Mannis and Miss Ruth Mannis, both ot this town, and her grandfather, P. J. Golden of West Fitchburg, Masa., also several cousins. The funeral was held Monday morning at 0 o'clock in St. Joseph s Roman Catholic church, high mass being said bv Rev. P. S. Cahill. The burial took place in St. Joseph's cemetery. The service was largelv attended and mere was an abundance of beautiful floral tributes, including ' set pieces from Queen Esther Rebekah lodge, Wapahoka council, I), ot J, the Hinsdale nign school and classes. Those from out of town to attend the funeral were P. J. Golden of Vest l'i1hburg, Thomas Mannis of South bridge, P. T. Mannis and daughter, Mis Elizabeth Mannis, of Malone, X. Y Mr. and Mrs. Francis Golden of West Fitchburg, Miss Delia Hickey of Keene, Miss Anna Moynagh of Southbridge, .Mass., Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Hemerlick and familv of Holvoke. Mass., Mr. and Mrs. Parouette of Three Rivers, Mass., and .Mrs. Joseph Ponnett of Ilarnsville. crop. They declare their grapefruit and oranges, grown in the Rio Grande valley, equal to the best. Changes in Wheat. In wheat. Kansas, which holds the lead, has increased its acreage nearly ion per cent in the last 10 years. The in crease is 4,1'.m;.(hi0 acres. Oklahoma, which last year stood fourth in wheat production, meantime increased its plant ing by l.".'vl.0O0 acres. Iowa, the banner corn state, enlarged its wheat crop ."S per cent. On the other hand Minnesota (which cut its wheat production lit', per cent in the 10 years, while North Dakota, which stood second in spring wheat last year. stood firrt in spring wheat in PVJO. also recorded a reduction to inane way ior other crops. ' Cut Corn Production. While Kansas was nearly doubling its wheat acreage, it dropped ...r.(....KKI acres from its corn planting. Oklahoma, which likewise saw crcater advantages for it self in wheat, cut its corn acreage by 2.iiS:MlO. Nebraska, which stood third in crn production last year, slightly re duced its acreage in the decade, and Mis souri, which stood fourth, cut off l.llsrj.OOO acres. Meantime Iowa was enlarging its corn production 12 per cent. Minnesota jumped its corn yield 1M per cent. South Dak.-ta mad1 one of its chief advances in corn production. I Other Crop Changes. " Wisconsin is reported changing in the decade from a grain growing state to a leading dairy state. Michigan made notable strides in the live took industry as did Iowa. South Da kota. Indiana and other states. Many farmers have been enabled to go on a basis of 12 months' production in stead of only through Cue growing season. It i.i reported for instance from South Da koto, where diversified farming as in Ar kan as and elsewhere has made great pre; ress in 10 years. A ''long other developments (if the dec:de micht be named these: Kentucky has almost ipiit raising hemp. South Dakota farmers are paying less at tention to flux. Sugar beet acreage in creased per cent and alfalfa 73 per cent in Nebraska. Rye made great gains in Indiana. Minnesota. Ohio. Nebraska and elsewhere. Kentucky raised three j times as much tobacco, while Ohio out its tobacco yield ."( per cent. Oklahoma's , area in crops increased nearly 2.000,000 j acres. John Deyo is ill. A. G. Pearse of ISoston is registered at the Hinsdale Inn. The youngest child of Mr. and Mrs. Neil Latham is ill. J. M. Lamb is ill with blood-poisoning in his hand and arm. Ivan Harlow and friend of Keene are g sts of friends here. Mrs. Julia Doucette of l ranklin is visiting relatives here. Miss Doris Thayer of P.rooklyn is vis iting at her home here. Wilfred Delphy of Mcridcn. Conn., is visiting relatives and friends. W. S. Kimball of Boston visited his family here over the holidays. Mrs. Stevenson of Millers Falls. Mass., has been in town a few days. Miss Lillian Myers of Florence. Mass., was a holiday guest at her home here. Miss Joslyn Gray of Boston is a guest of her parents. Dr. and Mrs. A. Gray. Mrs. L. N. Stearns will entertain the George IJ. O'Connor of Lowell. Mass.; was a week-end guest 4it the home of Miss Minnie" Maginnis. ' ' Mr. and Mr. John Taylor of Harris villo were guests over Sunday' of Alv. and Mrs. Paul. A. Maginnis. . ; . . .i . , Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Sabin and daugh ter of Bellows Falls, Vt., were recent guests of , Mrs. S. K. Sabi;t -:??., Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Otis of Dover came Saturday for a few days visit 'with Mr. and Mrs.- James G. isno-. . , , , , The Duty -of Cheerfulness is the wih ject 'of the wernion in the' Universalist church Suuday morning. June 5, Miss Alice L. Jeffords of NewBed ford. - AT a km.; visit ed her mother, Mrs. Helen Jeffords, over Memorial day ' . Mr, and Mrs. Frank Mason and family Hummer days. Mr. and Mrs, Harris Stewart of Dal- ton, Mass., visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. ,C. Stewart, over the holiday. -Mr. and Mrs, E. J. Weed started Sat urday by automobile for Boston, where they visited relatives over Memorial day. Miss Theresa Coll vf - Springfield, Mass., and Miss Helena CV1I f Swan- zey were recent visitors at their borne bere.; ". Mr. and Mrs. W. I).- Hubbard and three children of Williannmlle', Vt.. were guests of Prof, and Mrs. II. II. Rice Sun- day: - - - Mrs. Drake of Springfield. Mass., has been visiting her sister, Mrs. Sarah Hol ton. at Charles Chamberlain's a few days. . - Mr. and Mrs. Albert Kmmenaker r New York city were guests over the holi days of the latter's mother, Mrs. Freida Kubeor.. . Mr. and Mrs. Guy Whitney and son of Springfield. Vt., were recent guests of her parents.'Mr. and Mrs. John Johnsou of High street. Miss Hilda Sawyer of Springfield, Mass., and Miss Marirtn Watson of Keen" normal school were recent visitors at W. FJ. Watson's. Mr. and Mrs. de Bussy and Mr. and Mrs. Green, all of Meriden. Conn., were recently entertained bv Mr. ami Mrs. Henry C. Holland. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Webster and Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Whitney of Brattlcboro were visitors over Memorial day with Mrs. Ida Higgius. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Martin and daughter, Phyllis, of South Hamilton. Mass.. were recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis C. Nims. Miss Helena Splaine and friend from the Bay Path 'Institute in Springfield, . , CUT HAIR TO .QUIET. GALE. . Mas., were guests of Miss Splaiue's par-j " " ' " """7TT : " cuts over Memorial 'tlaj. , I Norwegian Sea Captain Employed -Old The annual meeting, of the - Parent-.- Superstition and . Storm Ceased.' Teacher association' will be held in the j The women prayed, the. ; second mate grammar school building Friday after- j cussed and Alex - Jacobsen, "the alba noon, June 3, at 3 o'clock. " ; "truss," swallowed ' a pint of vodka Mrs. Percy Booth 'and son of Lakeport straight. Still-the gale blew furiously, were ' recent : gues"ts of relatives. Mrs.B.v the Beaufort scale the wind was 11 Venie Juigh?y" and little won returned to , 9rc' antl tllis in English means a hur Lakeport with them for visits jrieanc. " , . , V L IxKunis I) It of Xew York AU tl.us "appened March lo, when the city hecrrv of ti e mr?LnTliHionHNorwe8iai,-mericfn 'U.ner Pe'V'' VS'SiJliL J riTrti: twl?- steaming westward on her run from Congregational church Sunday evening, j ,S j, j Mrs. W. l-ISobertson and daughter, j Irene, visited, relatives over the holidays jn North Adams, Mass. W. F. Ilobert nori and son." Edwin, Went to Bo-ston for a day or two . - ' j Fred 'LoCuyer of this town haM bought the Sumner farm on the Chesterfield road owned by D. P. Welch and will move his family find household goods there, some time in June. - . ' Ira Chamberlain." Hugh Sanderson, Ed Sanderson and ; Mr. Hitchcock, nil of Waterbury, Coiin.. and Ora Chamberlain and two friend. of Brattlcboro were re cent , visitors . at .Charles Chamberlain". Mr. and Mis. L. II. Davenport and Mi. and Mrs-ltoy X. TJ'lor started by automobile Saturday- with a party from Keene for . Hampton Beach-where they rtayed over Memorial day, returning home Tuesday. ' Mrs. Charles Dickerman accompanied, her mother-in-law, Mrs. Mary A. Dick erman. to White River Junction. Vt., Friday.- The latter went from there to Bethel, Vt.. where she will remain for a two-monthY; visit ... -.- Mr. and Mrs. It. M. Langworthy were in Pcterboro rereutly visitinff their daughter, -Miss Lamoille C Langworthy, who is at, the camp of the Sargeaut School for l'hysical Training in Cam bridge. Mass., of which Miss Langworthy is a student. Mr. and Mrs. James T. Spragne, for merly of this town and now of Durham, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Marion, to. Norris Dickinson Gove of Durham.' Mis Sprague is well known here and recently completed a i-ourse in the state agricultural college in Durham. Ole Bull is a younu naviuator. ' with bard 'Tonimon sense who worked his way to the captaincy of the steamship Hctgeiisf iord. He had been in btorms before, i but the oive , -thaj". came up sud denly r March 13 was nvr than ,a .prac tical maa could handle. '. ' At last an ancient superstition of the sea came to . the inind of Capt. Bull, and lie cnt forthwith for the ship's bar ber. - 'I"' '.i ' - ' 'IIendrik,",he said, "?ioW many shears and clippers have you stowed below!"' 'Twenty." Raid tfie barber. "Bring them ii and cut the hair of all my -men beginning here on me. There is a suierstition, Hendrik, -which my father used to tell me of. When storms refuse to yield to man it jdeases much the gods if sailormen tart with their fhag' locks. Delila compiered Sam son with the shears and we must use tliem now." Hendrik brouglit bis 'clippers (forth and soon the. heads of all the staff were shorn. With the shearing of the hun dredth sailorman the wind began to case. When every man had parted with his hair the barber called a stewardess toshis chair,-but just before his clip pers touched, her, head the furious hur ricane went." dead, '(he Bergeusf jord arrived here .with almost a 'hairless clew. New York Tribune. Vermont Investment Corn Announces the opening of an office in -Room 1, American Building. We there propose to deal in stocks, bonds and first-class securities. .The men connected with this enterprise are thorough busi ness men arid webelieve capable of selecting' high grade securities which we propose to offer to the public. ;. We solicit your. patronage and assure you of fair and honest dealings. " VERMONT INVESTMENT CORPORATION BRATTLEB0R0, VERMONT. LAfCHIS THEATRE The ooeninii dar of the national con vention of women voters to be held in Washington . in February will be; in the nature of a suffrage jubilee durintr which the memory of the great suffrage pioueers will be honored by the unveil ing in the rotunda of the national capi tol of a memorial statue in heroic size. The statue is now being completed in the Italian studio of .Mrs. Adelaide Johnson, an American sculptress. Miss Jane Adams of Chicago has been se lected to present the statue in behalf of the women of America. More blue suits Gee,' but We've sold a lot If you see ours you'll buy here White flannel pants to go with em. The regulation prison dress for men in .Taps n is a kind of strawberry red-colored kimono. - ... Hit the .Mark. Youthful leader .f the Bed-Skin , Brave. : Oh. il" you plea, Mrs. Brown, can I have my arrow? It's come over j iolo your garden. Mrs. Brown : Certainly, my boy. Whereabouts did it. go? j Leader of the Bed-Skin Braves (timid ly) : I I think it's in your cat! ! H.P.Wellman Co., Inc. Members of Besse-FoSter SyStem TODAY P 3f is- 13 V. JLi. "V" JLV KJ KJ iZ?- THEATRE 44 f Mtu'itiritnt'pitfitp'rTr.MHit'iM'mtnM'Miiiii-iv'MHunpijMpitir!! THROUGH All Pictorial Review Styles runs a note of smartness no other patterns can touch. In the FASHION BOOK FOR SUMMER you will find only the newest modes the Uneven Hem-line, the Medieval Waist-line, the Muscovite Blouse, the Pagoda Sleeve. Get a copy and choose your Summer Frocks. JUNE PATTERNS NOW ON SALE PICTORIAL REVIEW PATTERNS 20 cents to 35 cents NONE HIGHER 'H M i-i - The Call of Youth" - ' ; ' ' PRESENTED BY FAMOUS PLAYER$:LASKY BRITISH PRODUCERS, LTDjfr Filmed in England and Played by a Great English Cast - - Youtht All on fire with lovej Till blind Age chilled its joy with "duty." But Youth against the world! And its victory song is this happy-hearted romance. . The bargain seemed fair enough. On one side, power and success, but a man. no longer young. On the other, a family who owed him all. How simple to pay with a beau tiful girl at the altar. But that little bargain left out love, and Come see Youth have its way. Adapted from "James the Fogy," the Play by Henry Arthur Jones -ALSO- 1 3 ml ?3 5 H i Hi CM Drn 9496 35 cnli Goodnow, Pearson & Hiint "An Unhappy Finish" A Mack Sennett Comedy, in Two Parts, With a Sennctt All Star Cast Matinee 2.30. Admission: Children 10c, Adults 17c Evening 7 and 8.45. Admission: Children 10c, Adults 25c TOMORROW BEBE DANIELS The Good Little Bad Girl, in "Two Weeks With Pay" From the Saturday ;Evening Post Story by Nina Wilcox Putnam. The story of a working girl's vacation. She left for two weeks (with pay). The vacation was a huge success from every standpoint except that of the boss,-who hated to sec his best salesgirl resign to take up general house- . work in small family of two. " . ' It is breezy as the seashore, ; ' . ; ! s spicy as a pine grove, ' wholesome as mountain air, lively as a barn dance. ONE DAY ONLY "Black Beauty" Monday and Tuesday, June 6-7 Special Matinee After School for Children. Beginning Today 5M k or Heavens seKo aren't you fired of seeing f he same old characters? Ccme and see some thind" hev. Gudsu Fair, ith the lurical H bodtj, dancind1, evsru pulse of her body J sfadmd wim joy.' A chai'acfer uou have 1 noai coon !r v cnrl 1mof?"srit"o raden erd Billy his brother, allpeople new ,tD s""ade or screea mysterious, a! lurind; dni absolutely' different from 'start to -finish..... THRILLS - SUSPENSE - ACTION !! ROMANCE - ADVENTURE - TH Rl LIS 0 - A Nev Epoch ' in Motion Pictures 3 A Dramatic ;Comed9 Suofested by Characr; ( ters of Thomas Durke, NEVER BEFORE WAS A PRODUCTION LIKE "DREAM STREET" presented to the public of a small city as early as we are presenting it to you, and at prices that will give Boston-and New York people a big surprise. This is the reason why we are presenting this great production at such small prices. , BECAUSE IT IS A PRODUCTION THAT WILL TEACH YOU A LESSON and we want every person in town to see it. This is what Cedric Weller, motion picture critic of the New Yrk Kfvi;fw;f more pictures like .'Dream Street were made, there would be very little talk of abolishing Sunday movies, for in. this production, there is a great lesson. .. The production is in two parts. Intermission of five minutes between Part One ; and Part Two Admission Matinee 2.15 Children 22c, Adults 28c, 39c Evening 7.30. . On accjunt of the length of this production, , ; there willi be only one show. W j. 3 All Tickets 39c and 55c SPECIAL MUSIC BY THE ORCHESTRA MR EARLE BRAMAN AT THE ORGAN Laicliis Theatre The House of Better Pictures 1 !