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THE BRATTLEBORO DAILY REFOR3IER, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 1921.
CIGARETTE . ' pure - v.,?:, :' Jr "nwMB.il - VMlWwrtcA. ir-imigirfiiTir iivirir lTi-ir-littaMrTrTgiri If To Enjoy Your Yacation your gLauses most be romfortabie. Ton cannot set an "eyeful of atnre'f charms her majestic mountains, mirror-like, and tangle4 forest calen your sight la clear and unimpaired. A s bs provide for that before you le.T towm. W7L TOMFTRSTSi BRATTLEBORO, VT. ontee 1 B E AUTY COMPACTS 5 1 sr Mi wiiS? Delightful Face Powder Jonteel in handy cac form. So much easier to carry doesn't spill so there's no waste. Fragrant, velvety pow der that goes on smoothly and sticks not easily brushed or blown off. Tints that match all complexions. In chic box, complete with puff. , Brooks House Pharmacy Pmbliihed Erery Eyeninf Except Sunday at Tb American Building Annex. Main Street. Brattleboro. Vermont. Addret All Commnnicationt to The Reformer. 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West Brattleboro, T. L. Stockwell. East Dcmmefiton, M. E. Brown. Putney, M. G. Williaus. Kewfane, N. M. Batchelder. West Townsbend, C H. Grout, Jamaica, R. J. Daggett. South Londonderry, f. ft. Tyler, South Vernon, E. B. Buffum. West Chesterfield, IT. H., Mrs. VT, Streeter, Hinsdale, N. H., W. H. Lyman. Greenfield, Mass., Greenfield News Co, Greenfield, Mass., u. A. Hays. , Pharaoh's first words to Jacob were "How old art thou?" The first step in life insurance is to give us the date of your birtb. AVe will then submit inforHnation in ili-tn'!. " Call or writ..NationaU I-ife Ins. Co.. o V t (Mutual.) F. i D1XES, Special Agent lirattleboro, t. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 1021. WHAT A HOY IS WORTH. Perhaps boys have not been fully ap preciated at their economic value. A Chicago man estimates that it costs $.".r(MJ to bring a boy to the age of 12 years. The Rochester (N. Y.) Democrat thinks that the average father will not consider this estimate too low. The cost of rearing a representative American child can hardly be under $."0 a year. Pa rents in ordinarily comfortable cir cumstances are pretty sure to find, if they lo a little figuring, that it costs them more than that. The head of a family of five that does not live at all pretentiously is accustomed to reckon the expense of his three small children at $1,000 a year apiece. That takes account not merely of the food, clofhing and other direct and obvious expenses, but of the fact that a larger house is required where there are children, with more expenditure for rent furniture, household help, etc. It is prob ably true that a childless couple can live for half as much as that same couple could with three children, on the same scale of living. The newspaper quoted is impressed by the capital represented by any aggrega tion of boys, at the valuation given. Thus a class of 10 boys in Sunday school rep resents a S."..000 investment. A I5oy Scout troop of 30 stands for an outlay of $10r.O0O. A schoolroom full of boy.' means close to a quarter of a million dol lars. And there need be no sex discrim ination about it. Girls cost no less; and the way things are going, they may play just as important a part as the boys in the economic world of the future, apart from their inestimable work of mother hood. ' " This may be a rather materialistic way of looking at childhood, but it helps a ma terialistic age to get its perspective straight. Take a lot of boys playing ball in the corner lot. Think of them not as a noisy, troublesome crowd of youngsters, but as a quarter of a million dollars, in carnate and active and prdniising big div idends if properly handled, and it sort of changes a busy man's attitude toward them. Congress seems to have an inkling of the principle involved, in its proposal to raise the income tax exemption for dp pendents from .$200 apiece to ?400. A fair valuation of American childhood would make the exemption still larger. The Port of Missing Men ir lASOUND WEEK ArTBmfi KHSyM f W NEXT. rR.BRODN i'iM ' J&xM Jjj' mm 5 j Opy.-I;!.!) ' "Tt " " Today's Events Seventy-five years ago today the Americans took possession of Cali(,or nia. The annual convention of the Na tional Negro ?tiiness loaane will be gin its sessions iinlay . in Atlanta. Delegates representing 50,000 students in Catholic schoqls in the United States are to gather. . tiiUay , at .Dayton, O., to attend the annual convention -of the Students ' , Mission . Crusade, , SUFFERED EVER EB SIC Vermont Man Says Change Tanlac Made In Him Was f a Big and Happy ; Surprise : "If anybody had told me- a few months I was going to get rid of beadaches. I bad been subject to In the Day's News. Charles Francis Joseph, the former ! . : 4 II.. ... 1 . . . , t-uipcioi-tvin Si ;u. n-uuui,, """-'attacks of which Ifihi Iwu.n itlMin Air 1 1 a ia hu rtr k. i nco hp lost his throne in the war, today enters . ince 1 vas a ty, I wouldn't have be upon his 35th year. Since lie was forced lived them, but it has happened and I to flee from Vienna; toward the close of'giadIy give the entire credit to Tanlac," 1918, the one-time emperor has Wen liv-L . , ,,,,. . ,. . ... ing in exile in Switzerland, but from re-H1"1 Charlos C- 1 inner- Arlington, t. cent dispatches it appears that he is "For years I had periodic attacks. The likely to be deprived of this haven as the Swiss government has threatened to expel him because of his plots "to re gain his throne. Charles Francis was a pain would begin in my eyes and then extend down the back of my neck and would hurt me until I would go almost frantic, and it was impossible for me to of the late Emperor do any work until the attacks passed oft". Fhe assassination of .My liver was out of order, too, and I was grand nephew Francis Joseph his uncle. Archduke Francis Ferdinand,! no bilious my skin was sallow and I felt at .Sarajevo in 1914 made him the heir weak and wornut all the time. 1 fell off to the throne, to which he succeeded on the death of the a?ed emperor in 1016. In 1010 he was married to Princess Zita of Parma, a member- of the Italian Ijourbons. tainly there is little present hope of suc cess. The bartenders may keep their titles, for old time's sake, but they may as well reconcile themselves to serving near-beer no nearer than the Yolsteadian percentage for some years to come, and serving it for t'.ie most part net over the old. familiar mahogany bars, but over mollycoddle "counters," without even the historic accompaniment of a footrail. Bartending isn't what it used to be. and thank Heaven it never will be again. Though bars may come back, for certain mild purposes, it is safe to say that the American saloon, as it existed in its hey day, will never again be tolerated. And be it said to the credit of the bartenders, who have always been a more sober and estimable group of men than the general public realized, that few of them would want the saloon back lyireformed. DISARMAMENT FOR WOMEN. Women should not only preach disarm ament. They should practice it them selves. This is the opinion of Miss Alice Robertson, congresswoman from Okla homa. Miss Robertson was moved to this com ment by the daily increasing list of women murderers, who she thinks are punished too lightly as a rule. She sees a lack of consistency, also, in women's attitude toward military things. She says : "The women talk so much about dis armament. Well, why don't they dis arm? Why don't they begin it by dis arming women? "They talk disarmament, but they want war. Look at the so-called wom en's magazines. They're filled with ad vertisements of military accessories. Women clamoring for disarmament send their boys to the military academy, and let stores continue to sell toys sugges tive of war." There is a deal of truth in what this practical woman suggests. If women will think it over carefully, it Will give them new light on the extent to which the military idea is rooted in human life and the uprooting that must be done be fore disarmament is fairly started. STILL, BARTENDERS. The Partenders' League of America, in convention at Chicago, not only proves that it still exists but decides not to change the ancient name of its trade to any such modern and refined equivalent as "beverage dispenser." This decision may be sentimental. It may be bravado. Rut it is probably in spired by hope. The bartending profes sion, like the followers of many another deposed monarch, still hope that old John Barleycorn will "oome back,' and they want to be ready. He may . come back, at that, in his malt form. There Ls considerable agita tion now in favor of permitting the man ufacture and sale of beer of a somewhat stronger alcoholic content than one-half of one per cent, though less than the old strength. This agitation is encouraged by the widespread defiance of the Vol stead law, especially the traffic in bootleg whiskey. It is urged that if mild beer were permitted, there would be less in centive for all the home brewing and distilling. It is also urged that congress having authority to interpret the eight eenth amendment, has a right to declare two or three per cent beer non-intoxicating if it chooses. - That may be done eventually, but cer- THE PROGRESS OF BUSINESS. Ira Lackey, the "oldest drummer", who is S3, has been on the road for ,"3 years. During that time he has covered l.r0, 000 miles. He is still knocking off 40.000 miles a year, and he ought to know some thing about the business. "The old days of salesmanship are gone," he says. And is he deploring the fact? He is not. "I remember the days when sales were made over the third or fourth glass of whiskey. Today it's different, and I'm glad of it. Now we win on merit. Clean habits, intelligence, scientific salesman ship are the things that count." Here you have, in a few words, a rec ord of the progress of modern business methods. Business is growing scientific. And because science implies morals, busi ness is growing moral. People may talk about its "crookedness", but business to- well as more efficient, than ever before. Those Russian Reds seem ing a sort of lemon yellow. to be turn- Public Says Middle of River. (Barre Times.) There's an island at the junction of the Animonoosue and Connecticut rivers, near Woodsville and Wells River, winch, according to an advertisement in the Gro ton Times, lies in four towns, three coun ties and two states. Heretofore, New Hampshire has been claiming the whole of the Connecticut river as far as the west bank of that stream, so that the ad vertisement seems to conflict with that claim. According to the advertisement, the island, which, by the way, has been made into an amusement resort, lies in the tovjns of Haverhill and Bath, N. II., and Newbury and Ryegate, Vt., and in the county of Grafton in New Hamp shire and the counties of Orange and Cal edonia in Vermont. The advertisement furnishes, perhaps, a valuable commen tary on the public mind in the border towns, which seems to he that the bound ary is' in the middle of the Connecticut river instead of the west bank. U. S. Marshal ami Such. (Burlington Free Press) The , Brattleboro Reformer raised the question whether Superintendent Fred L. Davis of the state fair would be selected as United States marshal for Vermont after it was discovered that he. as chair man of the board of selectmen, wired Mr. Ir(lge. head of the International Paper Co., under date of White River Junc tion not to "send any more strike break ers to Wilder". The Rutland Herald thereupon was moved to say that under the circumstances, "the friends of Frank II. Chapman of this city tiejjd not relax their efforts in his behalf." If the Ver mont delegation want a real marshal of official experience, are determined not to appoint Mr. Davis, and are coming to the "west side", with more offices, then we understand former Sheriff J. II. Allen of Chittenden county could be drafted to good advantage and without material re sistance. However, there seems to be an understanding that the remaining federal places are in "cold storage" for the re mainder of the heated term. Just be fore the grapevine telephone rang off. however, we thought we heard among other flings, "Amey, of Island Pond, United States district attorney." Auto Stealin. (Hut land News.) Uncle Sam is about to take a hand in the nation-wide movement to stop the stealing of automobiles, which has be come on(j of America's most profitable in dustries, ' . , The senate judicia?v committee has fa vorably reported a bill which, provides a fine of $.".(XR) and up to five years' im prisonment for shipping or receiving an automobile across state lines with in tent to defraud owners of insurance com panies. The value of automobiles stolen dur ing the past year runs far into the mil lions. Insurance companies have been hard hit aud it has been necessary to in crease premiums to the point where pro tection against theft is one of the big items in operating a car. Gibson Earned Promotion. (Bennington Banner) If any man in Vermont ever earned the colonelcy of the Vermont National guard regiment, that man is Ernest W. Gibson. Some people, look at this promo tion, though, and remark that Col. Gib son has been 'honored'. It would be nearer the truth to say that he has been given another hard job with more ex pense than income, a heavy load of re siMinsibility and no compensating advan tages. He takes it because he. is inter ested in the regiment and not for the honor. It can add not a particle to his already brilliant military record. Zed S. Stanton (Rutland Herald) The death of Judge Zed S. Stanton re moves from the bench of Vermont a ju rist who exemplified in his life the true democracy of Vermont. A graduate of our common schools. Zed Stanton, begin ning as a railroad brakeman, studied for the law,, became a superior judge and, without much higher training, applied to the rules of law such sound, good sense that he ranked as'one of the strong men of the court. His decease will be rv gretted by every lawyer in the state and by an army of friends and acquaintances. Of all the sights he saw on his recent visit to London the Amir of Katsina de clared the crossing policeman to be the most wonderful. To be able to stop all the traffic of a street with the lifting of one hand amazed him. and he thinks, he told an inquirer, that the policeman must have four eyes. VERMONT NEWS. The Vermont Historical society with headquarters at Montpelier has engaged HerlMM't WiMiams Denio as librarian. Denio is a graduate of St. Johnsbury academy, in the class of 1S70. John Murphy of Wilder, who drew a gun on an officer the other day during some strike troubles at Wilder is now spending a term of 30 to !M days in the Windsor county jail at Woodstock. Burlington post. No. 2, American Le gion, has voted to start a .?."( H) sinking fund for building purposes. The post has voted also to appropriate $100 to aid ex service men in the clean-up drive now in progress to assist disabled veterans of the World war. Frederick George Johnson. 1(5, died at the St. Albans hospital Sunday as a re sult of wounds received Saturday after noon when he fell on the iron points of a fence ujon which he was endeavoring to walk. Although the picket did not pierce his skin it caused internal injur ies, resulting in his death. Today's Anniversaries. 17S6 Duchess of Kent, mother of Queen Victoria of Great Britain, born in Saxe-Coburg.' Died near Windsor, March 16, 1-SC1. 1817 Gregory Thurston Bedell, third Episcopal bishop of Ohio, born at H'-wlsou, N. Y. Died March 11, lfri. 1S40 National Whig convention met at Nashville. 1871 A statue of Sir James Out ram was unveiled on the Thames Em bankment, Ijondon. , IS, i Tercentenary of Peter" Paul Ru bens celebrated at Antwerp. 1891 Charles Bohinson, first state gov ernor of Kansas, died at Law rence, Kas. Born at Hard wick, Mass., July 21. ISIS. 1905 Norway voted in favor of a dis solution of the ui ion with Swe den. 1919 Former Emperor William bought the Doom estatenear Utrecht. One Year Ago Today. Russo-Polish peace conference began at Minskt The great dock strike in New YorkJ was enueo. The total fines imposed on the -Hartford municipal court at White River Junction for the DO days emnng July 31 came to $001.12 and the fees collected were S3S.."? making a ttotaI of $1,020.S7 turned into "the state ' treasury for the period. Sixty criminal and juvenile cases and IS civil cases were tried. Permission has been granted in bank ruptcy court at Montpelier to the trustee. H. J. Slayton. in the Frank G. Ilowland bankrupt estate, to sell at private sale or auction the real estate and personal property. The trustee asked permission to sell at less than per cent of the a praised valuation and there was no jection to the granting of such permis sion. The permission doe's not cover the insurance itolicies of Mr. Ilowland. Today's Birthdays. Sir Erie Drumniond, secretary of the league of nations, born 45 years aso to day. Jes-se Lynch Williams, novelist and dramatist lwirn at Sterling. 111., 50 years ago today. Former Emperor Charles of Austria Hungary, now livinir in Switzerland, Lorn 34 years a no today. Vice Admiral Edward W. Eberle. the new commander-in-chief of the U. S. Pacific fleet, born at Denton, Texas', 57 yc'ars ao today. Julia Marlowe (Mrs. E. 11. Sothern). one of the most distinguished actresses f the American stage, born in a. Eng land, 51 years ago today. c aP-l r ob-'S Arthur Quinn has been railway mail clerk on the northlxuind train from Bos ton to Burlington for 30 years. He han dles 3lo packages a day, 45 letters to a package, redistributing them along the 22S miles as the train jolts along. In all he has sorted what amounts to two letters for every man, woman and child t Little Benny's Note Book BY LEfi FAFE. in weignt until i was imie more than a walking skeleton and, in fact, was just about as miserable as a man ever gets to be. "This was uiy condition when I began taking Tanlac. It has been the gladdest surprise of my life how this medicine has made an entire change in ffie. The bil iousness is gone, I haven't had a headache in months, my digestion is perfect and I sleep all night long like a log. I have gained 15 iounds in weight, too, and feel better than I have in many years." Tanlac is sold in Brattleboro by the Brattleboro Drug Co. Advertisement. Ma was making a clam chowder on ac count of pop having bin asking her to for about a month, and I was setting there j watching her and I sed. Holey smoaks, I ma. thats the 3rd time you put salt in. j O my goodniss, I must o( bin thinking of something cits, sed ma. , i Maybe you was thinking of pepper, I sed. And ma taisted the clam chowder. 45-calibre revolver on his hip as his V ''., ; 'V , Yrlll "ere no "iui, tutu, r wv i itai uuiiiu X UL Uill side companion. thinking of? Maybe you was thinking of parsley, I ; sed. And ma gave me some to taist on1 a spoon, nie saying. Well it dont taist as The customs force seized a Chevrolet car Sunday afternoon in Alburg, where officers who were pursuing in another ?a,t.v as J't plane salt. Wich it dident machine. Hie car contained about 100 ut it pntty neer did, and ma sed. O shah, ; bottles of ale and whiskey. The car J"r father will conic home with his' bears registration number. Vermont 1230, mouth all set for clam chowder and if and the motor vehVle register shows this he thinks its too salty it will spoil his car as being owned by II. K. Sanders of hole suppir. now for goodniss sake Benny Ycrgcnnes. The driver c.vaped into the dont let on its salty and maybe he wont woods before the officers arrived at the notice it, and besides, it reely could be1 scene of the accident. James McFadden. an employe at Han over. N. II.. is dead and his companion. William Hall of Wilder, is in a serious started to eat suppir condition -in the "Windsor county jail at Woodstock as the result of drinking wood alcohol. The two men fell off an embank ment between- Wilder and White River Junction last Thursday night, v McFad den was dead when picked up. Hall had suffered a fractured rib in the fall, but it is believed, however, that he will recover, i mm uie coiuomeu cuecis ui lue the wood alcohol poisoning. saltier. And wen my sister Gladdis came home ma told her not to say enything about thej clam chowder, and wen pop cot home we Iop sniffing upwerd and saving. Ah. the heavenlv aroniTi of i clam chowder, the king of foods a ml the food of kings. And he started to eat with a hopefill ixpression and changed it to a' erprized ixpression after the ferst spoon! full, saying. For the love of the Grate Salt Lakes. Wy, wats the matter, Willyum. wy? tail nliU kuT TIM) fl ft i tr n i f oha.rl;,ln 1 looking as if she did, and pop sed. This And He Did! it J ( THINK-t'UL FIRE THE NIGHT ( WKTCHMfcN ND GET J L-, WMCH DOG .! AND HE D1D- -jpiiii!.' V0UR DOG BIT THE PRESIDENT OF THE KTL&KT1C OCEH. You're helo for coust: GRAND LODGE OF K. P. Annual Convention to Be Held in Mont pelier Auj. 2 1. izzent clam chowder, its salt chowder. .Now illyum, done be redickliss, you must imagine it. sed ma. And she ate a s)ooii full of hers with a ixpression as if it was one of the greatest spoon fulls of enything she ever had in her life, and me MONTPELIER, Aug. 17.--The 33d and Gladdis both ate a spoon full of ours annual convention of the Grand Lodge of , and tried to look as if we wasent thinking Pvthias, will be held at the Odd Fellows' i of salt, and iop started to look hopefill hall on Wednesday, Aug. -I. at 'J o clock in the forenoon. It is expected that Su- ! preme Chancellor William Ladew will be j present: also grand lodge officers from the several New England domains, and I that much excellent Pythian doctrine will i be expounded. agen. saying. Well, maybe I did jest hap pin to get an accumulation of salt that ferst shot, if at ferst you dont succeed never give up the ship. Ami he ate another, spoon full and put iiuuu-t iij. in int.- nn, rayiii!;. 1 SCT- render, ceese firing, and ma sed. Well, if The Grand temple of Pythian Sisters joure going to make faces like that I wont- will hold its annual convention at the same eat mine emier. l cant, injoy mine with time Grand lodge A reception w.iu be tendered to ail,"" ''rT'S on iik mat about yours, lodge members and visiting mem- and Gladdis sed. AYell then I wont eat mine, either, and I sed, Well then neither. Wich we dident. ' hers at the Castle hall of Montpelier lodge on Tuesday evening. Aug. 23. Suadah temple. No. 140. of the dra matic order. Knights of Khorassan (bet ter known as . the Dokeys ; ), -will, confer a ceremonial on Tuesday cvenin mencing at 5.30. A buffet lunch served from 530 until the ceremonial is completed. The credentials committee will be on duty at Odd Fellows' ball on the evening of the 23d and until 8.30 a. m. on the morning oi me -nn. v me At Mesa. Ariz., in. the hart of tb com- Prat American desert, the Mormons plan will be to 0,p,'l a temp'e that will be second in size and magnificence only to the great tabernacle in Salt Lake Citr. WOMEN' IN HOMES AND SOCIETY. t ountless women devote their wholp Pythian headquarters will be estab- ' r.rZ; . i " 1" t lit . at the Pavilion hotel, where the ;Z""" r lished grand officers may be found, when the (5 rand lodge is not in session. For those who may desire lodgings ami meals, ar- the business wr-rld. or find happiness onlv in society. W hether you are a home woman, a business woman, or a society woman, you know howjiard it is to "drag AUCTION Saturday, Aug. 20 At 1 P. M., sharp We make this preliminary an nouncement now so that you may reserve this date. Do not make any uher appointment for Saturday afternoon. This is an opportunity that ycu do not get every day. Complete announcement will made in this paper Friday. he QUALITY Furniture Co. Speaking of Washing' Machines one may say of them all, each and every one and there are 296 different kinds, they will all wash clothes. Granting that they will all do their work and do it well, the thing to look for in se lecting a washing machine is the simplest mechanism. The least complicated the machinery, the least liable to get out of order and the longest life. ;You should select a machine that can be handed down from daughter to grand daughter as was the old spinning wheel. Don't buy a washing ma chine with a hole in the tub. It will leak. If any part of the machinery is" brought through the tub below the water line it has to be packed water tight. The vibration and racking of the machine will sooner or later cause this packing to leak, and a leaky tub is a constant source of annoyance. Select a machine as simple as the spinning wheel and it will last as long. Hortoii D. Walker rangenients nave been made at the several along" dav after dav. sufferine at,io hotels and restaurants. (caused by some female derangement that IJias developed trom overtaxing in tne ltoyai observatory at ureenwicu strength, j he natural is. a refrigerating chamber for the pur- such ailments is; Lydia E. Pinkham's Veg-' pose of testing chronometers, and watches etable Compound, which for nearly half Leaves Root at low temperatures at any period of the a century has been considered a standard year, rejnedy for woman's ills. Adv. ' WINCIIESTER-BRATTLEC0RO JITNEY 8 a. m., 1.15 leaves Winchester House p. m. irA. r..nn'a rit.j.i. VOlir 1 15 iiiuauaic; restorative for m- P- ra- ueiurn lnps s Pharmacy 10.30 a. 4.30 p. m. Daily Except Sunday 8.30 in.