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VOL. 9. NO. 167
BRATTLEBORO, VERMONT, WEDNESDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 14, 1921.
'SSS REPLY
JOHN BASSETT 1
MOORE ELECTED
Chosen Judge of International Court
Justice cn Second Ballot
at Geneva.
f
i i S
Plenipotentiaries
to Meet
With British Are
Announced
NOT SURE OF MORE
, .NEGOTIATIONS
GENEVA,
Press ) John
Fnited States
international court
sf nibly
second
Mr.
MANSLAUGHTER
AGAINST ARBUCKLE
Sept. 14. (Associated
T 4 . -f ' . I.
was elected a judge of the VprAict
justice uy me ;iv
on the
of justice by
if the league of nations
baitot this morning
Moore's election was
confirmed by
the council of the league.
Not Want
g Cabinet's
Hint that Lloyd George Will
Aflpr lieeeivin
Communication . lie aiera to. .p-
pear Before Parliament.,
DUBLIN. Sept. H (Associated Press).
Th Ball .Kireauu at its session here
today unanimously approved the reply
to . the -recent, proposals of Mr. Lloyd
George regarding the Irish peace nego
tiation.. Tlie. appointment of plenipo
tentiaries to the proposed conference at
Inverness with British representatives
to discuss the settlement of the Irish
t.uestiou was also approved by the Daii
nt today's session. The oilicial
announcing approval or the
tiaries savs this was done
Moore Will Accept.
NEW YORK. Sept. 14. John Rassott
Moore announced at his residence here
today that l.e would accept election to
ithe international court of justice, lie is
in his Olst year. Mr. Moore had been
1 professor of international law at Colom
bia university for 20 years and has' had
a varied public service involving inter
national relations.
SENATORS GOING
TO WEST VIRGINIA
of San Francisco
County Grand Jury
Last Night
MURDER COMPLAINT
TO BE PRESSED
Manslaughter
Arbuckle Go
Five Years'
Con-
Will Resume Informal Inquiry Into
lit ions In Coal Fields Await
Court "Action.
WASHINGTON. Sept. 14 Members of
the senate committee investigating eondi-
lields will
Warrant for Arrest for
Expected Friday Mrs.
ing to Husband After
Separation.
SAN FRANCISCO. Sept. 14. Two
charges today had been placed against
Roscoe (Fatty) Arbuckle in connection
with the death of Miss Virginia liappe.
lilm actress. The San Francisco county
grand jury late last night voted an in
dictment charging manslaughter, but
District Attorney Iirady declared- that
prosecution on a murder complaint nl-
Wivlii.Krtnn Siitniii:ir for AY est Vir- ready under way in just ire court would
of
bv
cabinet 's
a possible eonierence wan "i"'
lives of the British government .
The Dail plenipotentiaries, it was ex
plained, were wot appointed to go to In
verness in response to the prime minis
ter's invitation, but have been chosen
in I'lirrv on nossio e negotiations which
may or mar ;iot follow the receipt
Mr. Llovd George of the
replv.
The appointments of plenipotentiaries
approved were, those o the following:
Arthur Grithth, Michael Collins. Rob
ert C. Barton, Eauuonn J. Duggau and
George Gavan, Duffy, who was sent
abroad as representative of the Sinn
Fein.
Mr. I)e alera was exacted to ap-
v:ar before narliament tin
and lay before it the stipulation of
Prime Minister Lloyd George that
nyans absolute separation from Great
Britain le abandoned if negotiations
are to continue.
Harry Boland and Joseph McGrath
were expected to arrive during the day.
They were believed to have received
from Mr." Lloyd George explanations of
certain points of his proposal and these
were to le submitted to the parliament.
the'
ub-
session
bulletin ' srinia with the intention ot resuuun
, - t inquiry in an informal manner, in
- . onumttee. meeting
in view ot-t. .,v .iw.;,i.,(i noflinst immediate resumiv-
enta-jtjon 0f tR forniai iiumiry in the coal fitjd
lending conclusion of the murder and ar
.son cases tiled in Mingo county and the
grand jury proceedings in Logan county.
ARREST FORMER
PROHIBITION MAN
Accepting
to
Harold Stamps Charged With
$ir.0u; liribe for IVimit
Remove Liquor.
CHICAGO. Sept. 11. Harold" Stamps,
former prohibition agent, was under ar
rest here today charged with having ac-
morning'eepted a .SlTi.OOO bribe for obtaining a
permit to remove a raiiuau l uiivi-.
from Cincinnati to Chicago.
not be halted. The grand jury indict
ment does not come within the province
of the justice court, but goes direct to
the superior court, where it is returna
ble next Thursday. A warrant for the
film comedian's arrest on manslaughter
charge is expected to be issued Friday,
the district attorney said.
THINKS HOSPITAL
DESERVES HELP
Dr. G. II. Anderson Approves Reformer's
Suggestion for Town's Getting To
gether with Thompson Trustees.
Kditor of, the Reformer:
The article appearing in last Satur
day's Reformer, setting forth the atti
tude of the trustees of the Thomson
Fund towards the expenditure of money
in Brattleboro for "kindred charities"
together with a suggested plan of action
by yourself, merits the careful consider
ation of our townspeople. For a great
many years "Brattleboro has accepted
aid from, the Thompson Fund as a mat
ter of course, and wirn one exception,
has never contributed anything to the
support of the work which has been of
such inestimable value to the commu
nity. '1 lie Memorial hospital, which comes
under the caption of "kindred chari
ties", was built and equipped aliout 17
years ago. at a cost of approximately
po,t!0. Since that time it has cared
for about S.OliO patients. The gifts and
outribut ions during this entile period,
with the exception ot l-),,NM' given by
Mr. atid- -Mrs. George L. Dunham for
the creel ion of a nurses' home, have
not totalled SCViO. Communities the size
of Brattleboro ordinarily build and
maintain hospitals at the exjense of
their own townspeople. Kven communi
ties wh'ch are so fortunate as to re
ceive money for the erection and en
dowment of sin-h an institution, take
an active part in it's supirt.
While the Memorial hospital was ade
oiiatclv ciiuipi-cd at the time it was
LARGE INCREASE
IN
PAN
Directory Just Issued Esti
mates 9,888 in
Brattleboro
IMPORTANT RED
. CROSS MATTERS
GREAT DEMAND FOR
TENEMENTS NOTED
Last Official Census Placed Town's Pop
ulation at 8.332 Building Situation
Here a Problem that Needs Immediate
Attention.
I Irattleboro's increase in .population is
a subject of interesting discussion when
ever groups of local citizens led up to the
subject by comparing this town's indus
trial situation with that of other coinmun-
lities. The matter is given special inter
jest by the issuance this week of the 1!21
Brattleboro resident directory by II. A.
Manning & Co., which estimates the
town's population as JI.SsS.
The government census of l'.IL'D gave the
I figures f;.r the town as S,."l.'2. those for the
IRA N TO ARRIVE
constructed, it has received but little
additional eonipiiient and is far from village being ..;Jl. these figures ex
lv.'ing a modem hospital at the present 'ceeded those of anv nrevious official rensns.
but during the time between the enumera
tion and publication of the result it was
known that the population had increased
time. I he lack ot an obstetrical depart
meut and a children's ward is keenly
felt by the surrounding towns its well
as bv Brattleboro itself. The addition
fill
SENDS LIST OF TOPICS.
Wife Wants to Help Him.
NEW YORK, Sept. 14. Mrs. Rns
coecoe Arbuckle left New York today lor
San Francisco to help her husband
posible, although she has been separated
from him for five years. T am going to
him because I think it is my duty to be
near him," she said. "T want to help
in every way I can. I don't know
how I can be of service to him.
many things will turn up that I
do."'
"A reconciIi.it ion V"
"That depends upon whether I find;
niv place is with him ami whether hei
finds he is ready for a return to the life
we led when we were married when I
was his inspiration. All 1 know now is
that 1 am going to a friend who needs
every bit of help he can gel."
of these departments would
felt want, add great lv to tin
1ltc hospital and add very little
overhead expense.
n up-to-date and
a long I mntcrinllv
income ii;
to the
" ! iiospna i ma v rim i
important industry
and may Ik a source of
iconic to it. .xeariv one
him t
just
but
can
CONVICTS CAN'T SEE "FATTY.
Standard today, "the
wan so dissatisfied witn r.anionn ix'
Y ii Hera's renlv that he asked the cour
iers sent to Scotland to return i mined-J
iattdv- to Dublin to convey to Mr. De
Yalera the premier's views on the
points raised."
America Suggests Discussion for Disarma
ment Conference.
WASHINGTON. Sept. 14 The Ameri
can government has sent to the govern
ment of all the Mvers invited to partici
pate in the conference on limitation of-
armament and Far Eastern questions a All Arbuckle Films liarred from Massa
list rf the topics suggested for discussion. chusetts State Prison.
Officials of the state department refused ,.(,ctiiv ,. 1 1 St ateeonv-iefs are
i today to comment on the nature of the . . ,. '...', f. ' ,,11: ,;., ;,.-
ture films of Rosctx Arbuckle, who is un
der indictment in San Francisco in con
nection with the death of Virginia Rap'.
Elmer Shattuck. wanb-n of the state's
announced today mat uuui .r-
properly equipped
be considered an
of a community.
'onsidera lie iti
half of the ia-
tients treated at the Memorial hospital
ere from without the town and state.
This means that there are constantly
many neonle i:i town who would not
otherwise be here. Has not the time ar
rived when Brattlelwiro citizens should
actively and substantially support the
' ' kindred charities" which have hither
i in largely been supported by the
I Thompson fund, and by so doing retain
the support of the trustees for these
wort in- and niivvsarv institutions?
GLOKGL H. AMlKUSON.
Dissatisfied With Reply.
1 LONDON, Sept. 14 (Associated Press l.j today to comment on the nature of the
Although no actual hitch has occurred suggested program, but it was understood
in the Irish' negotiations," says t he i that the offered list of subjects was noth-
hvemnij Standard today, 'tlie premier ( ln more than tentative and calculated to
serve merely for the basis of an agreement.
CONVICT TRYING
TO ESCAPE SHOT
Two Other Prisoners Succeed in Escap
ing from Joilet Penitent iary
This Morning.
.IOLIET. 111.. Sept. 14. Thomas
Schiller, a conyiet at the .loliet peniten
tiary, was killed this morning in an at
tempted jail break. Two other convicts
escaped. Schiller was shot by a guard
as he jumped from the wall after the
three had left the penitentiary through
a hole in the roof.
Methodist Episcopal Church
-..Wednesday evening. 7.30 Regular busi
ness meeting and election of officers of the
All Men's class. Rev. Eldon H. Martin,
pastor of the Methodist church of Bellows'
Falls, has been secured to address the
meeting, and Mrs; Martin will be present
to furnish violin selections. The All
Men's class extends invitation to all mem
bers of the adult Sunday school classes to
be present. Refreshments will be served.
The meeting of the Women's Foreign
Missionary society which vwas to be
held Thursday, Sept. 13, has been post
poned a week.
Friday evening. 7.30 Regular prayer
meeting in the vestry.
GENERAL PERSHING SAILS.
Goes to Paris to Iiestaw Medal on Fn
nrion.
buckle's case had been settled by th"
courts no films of "Fatty" would be
shown at the entertainments provided
inmates of the institution.
I
known French Poilu.
NEW YORK. Sept. 14. Cheered by.T FTAOTTY WIT T FT L
hundreds. General Pershing sailed to.hy LaUUUA U 1AjLi
for Brest, enroute to Paris, to bestow
posthumously on an unknown French,
poilu the congressional medal of honor.
It is expected that General Pershing
will escort to this country from France
the body of an unknown American sol
dier to be buried in Arlington cemetery
on Armistice nay.
for
COMMITTEE TO
SELECT DIRECTORS
: Permanent Organization of
I Service Movement Regun Object
I of Movement Explained.
i Permanent organization of the Coiu-
ir.ninity Service- movement In Brattleboro J
i was cot ten under war last evening at a
.meeting in the
N. Y. UNEMPLOYED
Unemployed Then Numbered 7.000,000,
Today 5.733.000. '
WASHINGTON. Sept. 14. Those
who are disturbed over the r.73.").HIH un-
mployed of today overlook that in T.114
there were 7.(MHMKH out ot work, a
urcer percentage of whom were men and
ictual bread earners than in the present
unemployed.. Secretary Davis said to
day in a statement.
Red Men s Hall
loin "lit in Red Men s ball, return en
gagement of Lydia Hedhcrg. celebrated
Swedish soprano, in a song recital. Ad
mission: Adults 50 cts., children 2.1 cts.
Concert at 8.15.
Wednesday, Sept. 14. 7.30 p. in. Reg--.ular
meeting of Triumph lodge, S. F. of
A.
Thursday. Sept. 15. S p. m. Poeohon-
tas Council, No. 4. will hold a card party
and social to nieinhers and friends. A
cafeteria lunch will be served.
Kridav Sept. Kv Quonektieut tribe,
No. 2, I. O. It. M., Chief's degree. A
irood attendance is desired. All mem
bers of the degree team are requested
to be present. Corn ami venison will
be" served."
Regular Monthly
' Meeting
Brattleboro Post No. 5
American
Legion
Thursday, Sept. 1 5
at 7.30 P. M.
G. A. R.;HALL
Reports of delegates to stat
convention. Reports of La
bor Day committee.
NOT SO MANY AS IN 10t4.
Declares He Will Open Auction Blocks
In liutTalo. Chicago and
Detroit.
Frbain Ledoux,
:ht.
the
Community Service was to get
of citizen 'interested in their
and alive to their responsibilities
inaugurate the auction block lowaru u. me mn nun m
oved ill AeW loi'K nevr i unci . m oenii; i.nu. ."""'"
TUWn IV Stei.t 1 4
returning here from New York today to, object of
nl.r nn nrnin bis activities ill the in-' all class!
ifnt of Boston's lirieiiioloved. said he town
intended to
for the unemt
arousing tins
in some form
wt itlwt.i.i.li.iir ..liieetn.ns an- oi community recreai ion. ue iiu 01 ine
,i.,, t,i....l l,v inihllc nrtiehils : nml ot hers. 1 success that attended work of this kind
RIG CUT IN LIVING COSTS.
Gary Reduces Prices After Reducing
Workmen's Wages.
GARY. I ml.. Sept. 14. A general
reduction in prices ranging from house
rent to cost of h. divorce is in effect in
Oarv todav. The cuts follow the big re
luct ions in wages of steel workers.
Universalist Church
Thursday. 3 p. m. Mission Circle.
There will be reports of the state conven
tion. A full attendance is desired.
Friday, 7."0 p. m. Meeting of Sunday
school teachers.
At the close of the .New v ol k cam
paign on Sunday. Sept. 24. Mr. Ledoux
expects to take up similar work in Buf
falo. Detroit and Chicago. In all the
cities, he said, the same method would
be employed as in Boston.
FITTSITELD L1QFOR RAIDS.
Officers Seize Three Large Stills and
Arrest 11 Men.
PITTS FIELD. Mass.. Sept. 14. The
Pittsfiehl police hist night conducted the
most important raids on places oeea-
nieil bv iiersons susnected of being
nine makers, since t lie oistead act wenri Windham -ountv
forenoon the trial
According to the census of Manning &
Co. there has been an increase of approxi
mately 1.551 1 since the government cen
sus. The new directory lists the names of
about 5.400 adults, and to this list must
be nddeil the children down to the babies
in arms to get the total populatini.
That Rrattlciv.ro is growing is a fact
we!l known to nil residents. There never
was a time when tenements here were
as scarce as at present, and the shortage
of housing facilities is one of the pressing
problems that Brattleboro will have to
take under consideration at once if the
town is to receive the benefits that are
knocking at the diMir.
When asked for his views as o the
correctness of Manning Sc Co.'s estimate,
S. W. Edgett. real estate agent, said he
had no doubt that they were approxi
mately correct. "In the '2" years that I
have been in business here," said Mr.
Edgett. "T have never before known of
such a demand for tenements as there has
been the past six mouths and as there
is at the present time. Two or three per-
Communityr, t . ' V 8 . ,m V e
. . . about houses or tenements, and it there
were sufficient accommodations there is
no question but that our population
would increase 1.5(N) the next year. About
the only way n family can secure a tene
ment is to buy the house. It frequently
is said that there would be more building
4 1 1 , ... .
.mmifte,. composed of G. i " mu.ner wasui so nign. out mat isn t
II. ( rane. i iu ivuxiu. i-uiuwr isn i nearly as
Hamilton. I a,s ir was ullt tfu- st "f lumber is
and Mission'-v about one-quarter of the cost of a
house; the rest is labor carpenters,
plumbers, painters. If the charges of
these was down somewhere near normal
there would be plenty of building."
These are not alne Mr. Edgett's views,
as many others have the same ideas as to
the building situation in Brattlekiro.
President Carl S. Hopkins of the
Chamber of Commerce said it was evident
to all that the population of the town
was growing rapidly, but he was not so
sure that Manning & Co.'s figures were not
too high. "They may be correct at that."
Mr. ll tpkins admitted.
Sometimes it is said that because of
general prosperity and high wages people
have abandoned the cheaper tenements
and moved to the more expensive ones,
but whether this is true or not the fact
remains that all the cheaper tenements in
Brattleborc are occupied.
Chamber of tVunuierce ;
F.
Mr
M.
Mann. E.
Fremont
Well man
r.ioms when a
L. Dunham. C.
C. S. Hopkins.
Miss J- Inrence M. Wellman and .Uiss
Rt ssio L. Farnum was chosen to formu
late a constitution and by-laws, suggest
a program of activities and select a
board of 25 directors to have charge of
the work. F. T. Brown, the ('-immunity
Service representative here, met with this
peei;;l committee lat evening and will
meet again with them tomorrow ni
He explained la t evening that
Executive Committee, Windham County
Chapter, Holds Monthly Meeting
Seventeen Given Employment.
Several important matters of business
were brought before the executive com
mittee of Windham County chapter,
American Red I'ross. in the regular
monthly uniting held yesterday after
noon in the lied Cross room in the town
hall building.
Reports were given by Mrs. John C.
DeWitt. county chairman of volunteer
service, and by Miss Faith Yeaw, execu
tive secretary of the chapter, who re
ported on the home service work. Chair
men of two committees were elected and
a vote of thanks was extended for the
gift of a Ford automobile for use in
the county work. It also was voted to
send a delegate from the chapter to the
First National Red Cross convention at
Columbus, Oct. 4 to N.
Mrs. De-Witt refuted that the county
quota of :UM) garments and 50 layettes
for the Hoover children in Europe is
being met and will doubtless be exceeded
when all the branches are heard from.
Saxtons River branch, whose .shipment
has already been received, exceeded its
number of garments bv !MI.
Miss Yeaw stated that the home serv
ice hies of the chanter office now show
04 cases on which service of some sort I
is being rendered men and their fami-j
lies. This work consists principally of
government claims, of which 25 have
Icon started during the last two months.
The records on these cases show ."I men
receiving government compensation. Rl
getting treatment from the United States
public health service and 10 taking train
ing under the federal Imard for vocational
education. Progress was reimrted on
the claims of the seven hoys now in the
Rrattleboro Retreat. Four of these
claims have been fully and satisfactorily
settled so that the boys are now being
taken care of by the government and re
teiving their compensation. Twenty-six
men have called on the Red Cross for as
sistance in seeming j.bs, and 17 have
been placed.
A request was presented from people
interested in the child welfare work of
the town of Newfane asking assistance
in securing school examinations and den
tal clinics for the children of school age,
to be done this fall. The matter was
acted upon favoiab'e by the executive
committee.
Frederick K. Brown, the Community
Service director from the National Com
munity Service, Ine.. of New York, who
is dung demonstration work along this
line in Riattlclniro. was present at the
meeting and at the request of the commit
tee discussed the value and possibilities
of putting on a county pageant for the
Red Cross this fall. Mr. Brown gave
the committee a splendid outline for
working out this pageant by means of
which it would be of most value to the ' W.
people of the county, basing his plas on ' me
the pageant written by the National Red
Cross, out suiting it to the interests and
work already existing in the local com
munities, thereby decreasing the labor
and expense of carrying it out, as well
as resulting in aboriginal piece of work.
Action was left to a committee.
Mrs Murray M. Tucker was elected
chairman of the county public health
committee.
Mrs. Frank W. Pier, chairman of the
junior Red Cross of the Brattleboro
branch, was elected chairman of the
county junior Red Cross committee.
A vote of thanks was extended to
Richards M. Bradley, trustee of the
1 nomas i iiompsm fund, for the
ous gift of a l-ord automobile tn the
8.45
FROM SOUTH
Telegram Today from Bos
ton & Maine General
Passenger Agent
NO REPLY FROM
CENTRAL VERMONT
Efforts of Brattleboro People Appear to
1 Rearing Fruit Will Try to Induce
Central Vermont Not to Change After
noon Train at 4.10.
Efforts of the people of Brattleboro
and vicinity to prevent the adoption of
train schedules which they consider in
imical to the interests of the traveling
public seem to be bearing fruit. There
is no intention, however, on the part of
those interested to cease their efforts un
til they have convinced officials of the
Boston & Maine and Central Vermont
railroads that business concerns here
abouts must be given reasonable consid
eration in any proposed change of serv
ice Sept. 25. ,
President C. S. Hopkins of the Rrat
tleboro Chamber of Commerce received
the following telegram from General
Passenger Agent F. T. Grant of the
Boston & Maine railroad this morning:
First morning train will leave
Springfield at 0.50 a. m., arrivo
Brattleboro S.45 a. m. This is earl
iest we can leave Springfield ami se
cure mail and papers, which do not
arrive from New Haven road until
0.40 a. m., leaving only ten minutes
for transfer at Springfield. Will
this not be satisfactory?
To this Mr. Hopkins replied that 8.45
a. m. would be a satisfactory arrival hour
for the Springlield train, but that the
public insisted on a southbound train
about 4 p. m. He further suggested that
the matter might be arranged by inducing
the tVntral Vermont not to change the
leaving time of its 4.10 afternoon train,
provided the Boston & Maine would pro
vide suitable connections with this train
at East Northtield for points on the Ash
uejot division and at Millers Falls for
Boston.
Fp to noon President Hopkins had re
ceived no reply from the wire he sent yes
i terday to General Passenger Aeent J.
Hanky of the Central Vermont. TJiis
sage said :
Please advise me by wire of proposed,
schedule changes on West River
road and southern division. Business
interests of Brattleboro and West
river towns planning monster pro
test in case intimated- changes are
being seriously considered. l'lani
under way for taking matter before
public service commission.
Neil D. Clawson of the public service
commission said this morninir that the
Central Vermont had not yet filed with
''oinnnssion any proposed changes, as
have to be done before thev are nut
chapter tor use in the county work.
The apjKiintinent of a county chairman
for the committee to conduct the annual
roll call, which conies the week of Arm
istice day, was left to
the executive committee,
who presidi'd at the mc
the chairman of
Fred C. Adams,
ting.
m Westlieid ami .xorinampTon. .Mass..
and referred to the increased value the
proposed community house would have
with various civic groups having occasion
to use it for their different activities.
PROBATE APPEAL
IN COUNTY COURT
BRATTLEBORO REAL
ESTATE TRANSFERS
FUNDS NEEDED
FOR LUNGM0T0R
Cost cf Dcice so Necessary in Emer
gencies to le Raised in Part by
Benefit Dance.
For some time past Brattlcloro
needed a lungniotor a mechanical
vice
First Baptist Church
Friday, 4 p. m. orld-wide Guild con-
.1 . 1 1 T H ... stliti,..!.
ieernce unu iuu.v , j. m.
prayer meeting.
moon
into effect. Revenue onicer Henry ro
ley with Capt. John II. Ilines. Inspector
.1. D. Shepardson. Sargeant Richard 15.
Lock and a patrolman descended upon 12
houses, mostlv upon Wahconah street
and all in the northern
They made 11 ai rests,
large stills in working
eight quarts of liquor
gallons of mash into
river.
part of the city,
confiscated three
order, secured
and poured 155
the Housatonic
COX NAMES JI DGE.
Barnes of Pittsflcld to Be Mem-
Odd Fellows Temple
Wednesday. Sent. 14. District meet
ing. Supper at t o ciock. i ickcis iiiusi
be obtained by tonight (Monday) of
George Reed. Harold L. Smith, Frank
Strong or 1 inane 1-. r arr.
Thursday. Sept. Ij Regular meeting
of Oasis Encampment. As the (.olden
Bule degree team will work the Golden
Mule degree at district meeting Oct. 11,
will all members of this team please be
present at the meeting Thursday night.
Two hundred memberf. wanted to join
membership contest. Sign up at the
temple.
W. A
. ber of Superior Court.
BOSTON. Sept. 14. William
Burns of Pittstield was nominated
justice of the superior court by Governor
Cox today. He would succeed Judge
Llovd K. White of Taunton, resigned.
ase of Page Against Woolley Heard
tiVs Forenoon Towr.l J-.en.l As
sault Case On This Afternoon.
court took up this
of the case of
George Page and others against the
Henry Woolley estate and Mary Page
Woolley. This is an appeal from the
probate court of Bellows Falls, which al
lowed the waiving of provisions of a will
after four years bad elapsed. Attorneys
W. R. Daley of Brattleboro ami George
A. Weston of Bellows Falls are counsel
for George Page and Attorneys W. W.
Stickney and John G. Sargent of Ludlow
are nrescnt for the defense.
i It is expected that this afternoon the
tease of Warren 1! Dow against Moses
i Roux. both of Towi shend. will be taken
! up. In this case plaintiff seeks to recover
-jM.OOD damages , for an alleged assault
as a ..i.o.it- o venr :iifo'. Counsel for the olain-
tiff is A. V. D. Piper and for the defense
Col. K. W. Gibson.
in
CONS I'M E LESS COTTON.
Census Bureau Reports Falling Off in
August.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 14. Cotton
consumed during August amounted to
407,ll: bales of lint and 50.S71 of Unt
il s compared with 4N-5.50O of lint and
40,412 of linters in August, last year,
the census bureau announced today.
TONIGHT
Red Men s Hall
RETURN ENGAGEMENT OF
Lydia Hedberg
i Celebrated Swedish Soprano
In a Song Recital
Admission: Adults o0c. Child. 25c
CONCERT AT 8.15
DE3IPSEY MAY
FIGHT JOHNSON
WILL NQT CUT FREIGHTS.
Canadian Board of Railway Commission
ers Against It.
OTTAWA. Sept. 14. The board of.
railway commissioners declined today to',
order a general reduction iu freight!
rates throughout the dominion. A ma
jority of the board farored a reduction
of 10 per cent.
Exhibition Planned at I5oston October 12
for Benefit of Disabled
Soldiers.
BOSTON. Sept. 14. A proposal to
hold here Oct.. 12 a six-round no-decision
bout between Jack Dempsey and Jack
Johnson was announced today by George
J. lligham. state adjutant of the disabled
American Veterans of World war. John
son, he said, had agreed and it was be
lieved Dempsey would do so. lligham
said he was drawing up a formal appli
cation to he state boxing commission.
I The proceeds would be used for relict
of disabled soldiers.
Several Recorded Past Few Days
Town Clerk's Office Two Farms
Included in the List.
everal real estate transfers have
been recorded the past few days in the
ot'iice of Town Clerk Carl S, liopkins.
Mary A. Ballon has transferred to
Grace V. Burnett by warranty deed her
place on Western avenue. Considera
tion $1. revenue '..
Louise M. Guild and husband have
transferred to Charles E. Crane by war
ranty deed their place on Myrtle street.
Consideration &1, revenue 5.
Abram G. Finch ami others have
transferred to Walter It. Stacy by war
ranty deed 40 acres of land in the Fox
district. Consideration $1. revenue SI.
Lewis E. Yeaw has transferred to Mr.
and Mrs. I-slie ('. Hudson by warranty
plaee at the corner of Birtre
Consideration 1
deed his
and Estey streets.
revenue s..ro.
'Ihe Bratthboro Trust Co., executor
in the A. B. Clapp estate, has trans
ferred to Mrs. Anna C. MiKlhinny by
executor's deed a farm adjoining the
Wilder farm. Consideration .1, revenue
So.
I'mler date of Anril 14, 191.5. Augusta
C. Bedwav transferred to Sarah J.
Whitman by will her place on Grove
street.
has
de-
for maintaining restoration in
eases of apparent drowning, electric
shok. narcotic poisoning, asphyxia
from gas, shock or fumes, strangula
tion, collapse during anesthesia, etc.
.Muses, iioc-ors ami tuners engaged in
relief work have realized this need es
pvcially, and have finally ordered oue
which is on exliilntion m the window
'the
will
I in effect.
i In case these changes should octnnPir
gener-1 r )t.f p.,,r 'i f.nrtniini.,,(- v. va-.V
River service to one morning train out
jof Brattleboro and an afternoon train
; from South Londonderry steps will be
j taken at once to prevent their adoption.
Efforts also will be made to induce the
( entral Vermont not to change the leav
ing time of the present 4.10 p. m. train
for New London.
The more people consider the effects
of the intimated changes on the West
River road the more indignant thev be
come at the thought of them. With no
morning southbound train or a train at
night it would be impossible for pupils
from any of the valley towns to attend
the Bratthboro high school, or for per
sons to come here to transact business
without remaining over night. The new
to-operative milk plant, which gets sev
eral hundred quarts of milk from West
River producers every morning, would be
practically cut off from this source of
supply. In fact, there is hardly a busi
ness concern between here and South
Londonderry that would not suffer ma
terially, while the road itself fniil.l
.hardly expect anything like the traffic it
cinerwise would get.
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the device, which
be kept in some
it will be easily
emergency. a bene-
Odd Fellows'
Contributions
toward the lungniotor fund also will be
received at Hoot "s pharmacy.
The lungniotor consists of two cylin
ders or jiir pumps which operate in
unison, yet are not connected in any
A' 1 'J 1 f
way as iar as ine iniercnange tit air is
Knot s pharmacy.
To helo pay for
costs SloO and will
public place where
available in case of
nt nance wia o-. Held in
temple at an early date.
3 LIVE GHOSTS
SECOND FAIR NIGHT
Max Martin's New York Success En
gaged for Auditorium Harvest
Dance to Be Held First Night.
Max Marcin's production of ", Live
Ghosts, the comedy which was the big
laughing success of the past year in New
York, will be the Valley fair attraction at
concerned. An la-ward movement of the t,lp Auditorium ednesday, Sept. "S. the
handle charges the inspiration cylinder lst night of the fair, being presented with
Ml
it It pure air or anv mixture of air and tlie complete production the
oxygen desired according to the sett'un ln ew York and Boston.
same as seen
HARDING WIRES METHODISTS
Encouraged by
THE WEATHER.
S'Miwers
LANDS TO PLAY GOLF.
Tonight and Thursday Noj
Change in Temperature.
WASHINGTON, Sept, 14. The
-weather forecast: Increasing cloudiness
followed by showers Thursday and in
Vermont and ' New Hampshire late to
night. No change in temperature. Mod
erate northerly winds.
President Harding at Southampton, N. Y.
Leaves for Washington Tonight.
SOFT-HAMPTON, N. Y., Sept. 14.
i President Harding, enjoying a holiday
'aboard the Maytlower, landed Here to
day to play on the National Golf links.
The presidential party spent the night
aboard the Mayflower. , After luncheon
it was expected the President would leave
for Washington on the Mayflower.
Their Attitude
, . -armament.
T.ONTON. Sent, 14. A message
President Harding was read
the opening session of World Methodists
stating that he felt greatly encouraged
by the conference's recognition of his
effort to promote peace by removing the
causes of war and the inspiring promises
of the assistance of the Methodist church
to this desirable end.
ot the mixing va.ves. At the same tune.
the expiration cylinder is filled with
the expired air gently expelled from the
Ilines by the patient due to the natural
contracted power of the chest walls and
the elasticity of the lungs. The amount
of air that flows in and out of the lungs
is governed by a regulator on top of the
cylinders which gives the correct
amount of air for individuals of any
aw from new-horn to largest adult. All.
the operator does is to set the pin to
the approximate size of the victim,
cleanse mouth, pull out tongue, apply
face mask,' and operate Ihe device.
1 Ju-re is r.o danger of pumping too fast
as the rhvtlmi of iinmmnir will drOr
from i nature. II b within the first! minute tn the
today attrhvthm of natural hrenthinr Should
one by intention pump rapidly, only a
nore rapid exchange of air would take
place in the lunjis a condition similar
to fast breathing after a run or walk
upstairs.
! On Tuesday, the first night of the fair,
there will be p. novel harvest tlanee in
Festival hall with continuous dancing,
music being furnished by two orchestras.
It is claimed that Liverpool owns one
third of the total shipping of the United
Kingdom, and one-tenth of the total reg
istered shipping of the world.
on Dis-
DISCUSS BRITISH PROPAGANDA.
Spanish War Veterans in Session in Min
neapolis. MINNEAPOLIS. Minn., Sept. 14.
The annual encampment of the United
States Spanish war veterans today dis-
; cussed the report of the resolutions vum
imittee which charged that '"British" prop
aganda was evident in revised editions of
I a history used in public schools.
REJECT ALL BIDS.
Prices on Greenfield's Odd Fellows
Building too High.
GREENFIELD, Mass.. Sept. 14.
The committee of the Odd Fellows' lodge
on the erection of the new Odd Fellows'
building last night opened bids. All
projiosals were rejected as too high. The
bids ran from $125,000 to $135,000. Con
tractors seemed eager for the job. but
none of them put in a bid within the
limit set by the committee. i
Carnival
Dance
of the oeason
FESTIVAL HALL
Wednesday, Sept. 21
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