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Tl 4-414 ONLY'Daily Newspaper in Southeastern Vermont CLASSIFIED Advts. Are on Page Six k t. VOL.9. NO. 187. BRATTLEBORO, VERMONT, FRIDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 7, 1921. 1. (C1 CENTS I II a II II 11 l li 11 11 II YOUNG G RL'S BODY MANGLED Apparently Maniac Had Slashed Janet Lawrence to Death BODY CONGEALED BY HER SLAYER County in-teotive Says He Has Several (lues to Her Assailant Experts Early Arrest Hrt I'ved By Knife and Throat Cut. .MADISON. X. J.. et. 7. Pierced by LT, knife wounds, apparently tlif work of u maniac tli.- body of Janet Lawrence. llT-year-ohl schoolgirl, was found early today concealed behind a log in Klnxen woods near here. Her throat had been slashed and her heart pierced. The child was reported missing yester day afternoon. At that time the girl's younger brother was sent to find out what detained her and later searching parties were organized. , Starch for the child's slayer ha"s been taken up and County Detective Edward Drenna declared he had several clues which might lead to the early arrest of a suspect. After the bodv had been brought here Lieut. W. .L Ryan of the Madison po lice declared that the murder had been preceded by a criminal assault. UNITED STATES ASKED TO HELP Invited to Join Other Nations In Pro viding Method of Paying Allied Debt. rHlS. Oct. 7. t Associated fress. I The United States is called upon to join with the allied powers in plans to solve all the problems growing out of repre sentation and payment of the allied debt in a resolution adopted unanimously by the council of international chamber of commerce which met here today. The resolution points out that the members of the American delegation to the international chamber had drawn the attention of the council to the fact that the financial and industrial position of the world at large was arousing increas ing attention in the United States, and that there was a .strong indication of a policy of gr-ater participation fcy ,He United States. The resolution conclude by saying that it is vital for the United States to do its share to relieve the situation. l'avment of the allied debt to the United States will not be the subject of any definite conclusion until after the coming 'Washington conference. GIANTS TAKING CHANCES TODAY Manager Jenney Says They Must Take Some Chances Shawkey and Toney Are Pitching. NEW YORK, Oct. 7- The Giants at tempted today to turn the tide of the Yankee's world series success. The Gi ants have been following the safe and sane idea in the first two games of the series, but they came out today to try the sensational. "We've got to take some chances." de clared Assistant Manager Hughey .Jenny. "Against such pitching as we have thus far there is no other alternative." The Giants were the home club today and switched back to their natty white uniforms, while the lluggins klun donned the visiting gray. The probable batting order for today : Yankees Miller, cf. l'eckinpaugh, s.s. Uuth. If. It. Meusel. rf. Pipp, lb. Ward. 2I. MeXally. ."b. Scha ng. c. Shawkey, p. Giants. Burns, cf. Bancroft, s.s. Frisch, lib. Young, rf. Kellev. lb. K. Meusel, If. Rawlings. l!b. Snyder or Smith, e. Tony, p. The umpires wore assigned as follows: Quigley at plate; Chill at 1st. Riglcr at lid. and Moriarity at 3d. CONN. RIVER CO. TO GET PERMIT RAISE TAX ON ALCOHOL C SPJRTS Republican Leaders Propose $75,000,000 Increase In Liquor Revenues FIND ANOTHER HOY HANGED IN HIS HOME. WILL NOT REPEAL $2,000 EXEMPTION Would Workship Hardship on Small Corporations " Will Levy Straight 15 Per Cent Corporation Tax No Hope of Sales Tax This Session. WASHINGTON,. Oct. 0. A tax of $4 a gallon on all alcoholic spirits withdrawn from bonds for industrial, medicinal or any other purioses has been agreed upon by CHICAGO, Oct. 7. Tlie myster ious deatlt by hanging of two 14 year ohl boys here in less than a week of fered the aHlhorities today one of the. most puzzling problems they have met for months. While investiga tion was still in progress to clear up the death of Samuel Ruffington. lound dead in a closet, of his liome last Saturday, an almost identical case was revealed last night when the body of Edward Knaus was found hanging in tke basement of his home. The ISufflugton youth was an ex pert in knot tying, while the Knaus boy almost daily played lassoes. In either case there was no motive for suicide. Federal Power It to Windsor Ix)cks. A V A S 1 1 1 X G TO N , Oct. 7. The federal power commission yesterday afternoon authorized issuance of a preliminary imt lii it. to the Connecticut River 5o., for its power and navigation project near Wind sor Iiocks. This gives priority lights to the company and practically assures it of the long smght opiHirtunity to erect the new dam. The new' dam will be erected below the rapids at Enlield, possibly just above the New Haven railroad bridge. The company must also satisfy the war de partment that its scheme will not harm navigation. The contract, when and if issued, will obligate the company to in tall locks for navigation when called upon by the government to do so. If at the end of two years, or before that time, the company satisfies the fed eral iMiwer commission regarding all the requirements, the contract will be issued. It is customary for such contracts to run for 0 years. Unless the Connecticut River Co., should fail to meet the re quirements it will get the contract. HEADQUARTERS OF REGIMENT HERE Governinent leases Room . in Crosby Block Col. K. R. Gibson of Mont pelier. Instructor, to Be Here. Headquarters of the 172d infantry (1st Vermont J will be established in ltrnMlp. Republican leaders as a part of the.boro in a verv short time, bv reason of new tax revision program. Thisis an in- the fjict that the new colonel, Ernest W. crsase of $l.SO a gallon and is expected ! iibsu"' is a resident here. For this pur- ii ,uimul ii-x- , I pose the government has leased room No. to yield 000,000 additional revenue a u in vsby block, where the Barber law omces formerly were located. The room is across the hall from Col. Gibson's law office on the second floor. (Vd. Glbsons military oflice and the headquarters of the instructor assigned from the United States army, now in Mont pelier, will be located there. The instructor lsi Eas ton Ii. Gihson, who will come here as soon as he receives orders from tht govern ment. ' Captain William H. Grinnell of Rut land, of the medical corps, 172d infantry, has resigned on account of the exceed ingly poor health of his wife and the fact no one to care for Id in case of iro- yoar. The proposal to repeal the $2,000 ex emption allowed corporations was aban- . . ...... ... (dotted 'on the ground that it would work Comnusion Will Allow' , , ... .. .. . w . ' ion cai iHiro.Mii i o li me siinwi viu poia- Build Dam Near iA. i ions. The leaders also were said to have de cided on a Hat corporation income tax of per cent in place of a 10 and 15 per cent rate. Other changes agreed upon are: A maximum surtax rate of ."O per cent in place ot the rate ot .v per cent in the, that there would lw penning Dill and the Ui per cent rate ot.his son. live vears EXPECT TO ARRAIGN ARBUCKLE TODAY France and Germany Agree. PARTS, Oct. 7. France is assured reparation payments and Germany is given a means to avoid possible bank ruptcy through the agreement signed yes terday at Wiesbaden by Iouis Loucheur, French minister of liberated regions, and I)r. Walter Kathennau. German minister of reconstruction. 'I he agreement will permit Germany to pay the equivalent of 7.1 HH i.l M 10.000 gold marks in the next five years. THE WEATHER. Actor Reported Enroute to San Fran cisco to Face Manslaughter Charge Judge Threatened. SAX FRANCISCO Oct. 7. Arraign ment of Boseoe C. (Fatty) Arbuckle on a charm' of manslaughter in connection with the death of Virginia Happo, film actress, is on today's calendar in the San Francisco superior court. Arbuckle left Ixs Angeles for San Francisco late last night, his attorney said. Scores .f letters, some complimentary and others threatening, have come to Police Judge Svlvain l-azarus, who held Arbuckle to answer before the superior court on a barge of manslaughter. To Plead Oct. 1:5. SAX FRANCISCO. Oct. S. Roseoe C. Arbuckle was arraigned in superior court todav on a charge of manslaughter grow ing out of the death of Miss Virginia Rappe. October 1". was set as the date for pleading. Arbuckle's attorneys say ing they wished time to consult with other counsel. the existing law All surtax rates to be reduced on in- longed military service and of the fur ther fact that he will be 4X years old comes below $M.00(. The pending bill i,xt January. Col. E. W. Gibson has proposes a reduction on incomes of less ' recommended to the governor that the than $20,000, but slightly increases the resignation be accepted, although he re late on incomes between $UO,000 andignrds Captain Grinnell as an exceed -$li;,000. I ingly efficient man. The cornoration stock tux. which the! senate bill proposes to repeal, will be re tained Increase to be made in the maximum rate on estates from li." per cent to 40 per cent, this rate to apply on incomes above $100,000,000. Some of the miscellaneous "nuisance" taxes to be repealed. The excess profits tax will be repealed, effective Jan. 1, 1022, as provided in the pending bill. There will be no change in the normal tax rates. The agreement is understood to kill all prospects at this session of a general sales tax, such as that WILSON WINNER IN AUTOMOBILE CASE Jury Returns Verdict for $300 One Divorce Case Tried Recess Taken to Monday at 2 O'clock. Windham county court at Newfane took a reess this forenoon to Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, when the case of John W. Adams against Jaines Thomp son, twt!i ot urattieboro, win DC tasen CONVENTION C.E. ELECTS OFFICERS George C. Otis of Ludlow Again Heads List as President TWO SOCIETIES TIE FOR BANNER 'INSURANCE MEN Indies About 8 o'clock chairs were pushed back and the pastor as toastiuaster presented in turn S. A. Daniels, who presented the call of the Sunday school, and l'tulip Wheeler, who spoke on hat the Lpwortu League Has to Offer to Its Young'People. Then came what seemed to be a little sur prise to some when the pastor introduced William It. Oliver of New York, who is to lecture here all next week on The Gos pel of John. Very opportunely Mr. Oli ver was able to stop over last night' while on his way to the state Sunday school convention. The greeting which he re- Ludlow Baptist and Chester Congrega tional Each to Have It Six Months Generous Response to Call for Funds Closes Tonight. LasJ evening's session of the state Christian Endeavor convention in the First Baptist .church opened with a ser vice of praise led by Rev. D. W . Reid, followed by an interesting review of the sixth world's Christian Endeavor conven tion at New York by Rev. E. Vernon Young of North Troy, N. , and a revuwv of the Massachusetts Christian Endeavor Institute .by Miss Fanny Haseltine of Chester, Vermont quiet hour superintend ent'. Following these short reviews, the prin cipal speaker of the evening, Rev. Stan ley It. Vandersall, gave an enthusiastic and valuable address tin The Field of Christ fan Endeavor. He presented force fully the needs and opportunities of the state Christian Endeavor field. He espe: cially pleaded for funds to finance, the work of a state field worker for at least four months of the year. This call for funds brought a quick and gratifying re- sionse from bis large audience and $2.10 of the $1.01 Hi necessary for tne worK was nledlied by those present needed step should greatly stimulate Christian Endeavor growth in the state during the coming year. This morning's session opened at ! with an impressive quiet hour service led by -Rev. I). W. Reid. At i .tO a business session was in or der, and the nominating committee re- MORE PRAYING ARMISTICE DAY, norted the followine nominations, wnicn METHODIST BANQUET ATTENDED BY 150 Big Event of Church Week Last Even ing Rev. Henry McLean of Green . field, Mass., Gives Address. The big event of church ' week, which is being observed by the local Methodists, was held ast evening in the ves.trj, when at least 150 sat down to an appetizing banquet served by the members of the Ladies' Aid society. Mrs. Eva Clark was in charge, and to her is due mucn or tne success. Music was furnished oy a mree niece orchestra secured by Dr. Ranney. The members of the Attainers class served the tables. Words of commenda tion were heard from all quarters for the! excellent banquet. A unique feature was a table for little tots at one end ot tlie rimm. where 24 six-Year-olds enjoyed their banquet under the care of two . young Russel House in W hich Laundry Was ALLOW SI 7,1 3G Adjustments Made on Ag new and Bushnell ; : , Fire Losses WRECKAGE BEING CLEARED AWAY Located Considered Total 'Loss Pellet te & Skinner to Repair Bushnell Store Building. Insurance adjustments amounting to more than $17,131? have been made by the companies holding risks on the stock, fur nishings and store building and the so called Russell' Louse on Elliot street ownedby Jason E. Bushnell and the laun dry equipment owned by Hugh Agnew, proprietor of the Brattleboro Custom Elizabeth Ragg, well known as a mission- early Sunday morning and burned for sev- ary enthusiast, who called attention to eralliours, spreading to the store building. some of tlie good things the church liau done in the way of misisons, and pointed out the need to greater giving to meet the emergencies of the mission fields. After a brief message from the pastor on The Challenge of the Church to Its Mr. Bushnell said today that he estimated his loss at about $5,000 above the -adjusted insurance. Work already has been begun on clearing away wreckage. The Russell house, on which Mr. Bush- Peonle. Rev. Mr. Chayer introduced the . . . , o . ' e .k i 'n xi,. 1 nell carried insurance of $.3,000, was con- siieaker of the evening. Rev. Henry Mc- ... , . , . o ii,0.'ij:llit.rt - ... ........ KlllfriH 1 . MUM IIINN IIV I I If nil IIKI I Lean, pastor of the Aletnouist cnurcn. at . " :r . Greenfield, Mass.. who brought a series of Tbere was no insurance on the furnishings " . " " . . i n tha git mvtn u in that hm hlin word-pictures of the real Christ that , r"i " t. i" i . ...i . ..1 will live in the imagination of those pres ent for a long time. It was a fitting cli- which Mr. Bushnell used in connection with his lodging house business. Two local contractors furnished esti mates of $3,500 as the probable coat of max of an inspiring gathering .-AiitiLi fr iiiiiii LaiiL icaiuir ui nic v t-xt . . . . , ... . .... This much- is tUe ..oj First" meeting tonight in the . IL"" vestry, at the regular prayer meetings'" v,h,u, hour, and expectations are tstroug for the largest and most impressive prayer meet ing of the vear. The pastor will speak on A God Ruled Church. up. -Mr. .-viiams sues to recover a Dai- proiiosed bv Senator ance claimed to be due for work on the Mnoot. J Here is a growing sentiment for . defendant s farm in Guilford. this,tx ia the senate, but it cannot yet I The court took up .Wednesday morn comuiaud a majority of the Republican !iB the -case of Arthnr'i Wilson of Brat votes, nor does it 'meet with approval of i tleboro against Morris 1 Gisen, also of the Republican bouse leaders, who say this towu, which -was a suit-to recover that it is doubtless nil rleht in its.Of hnV $350 and interest, due on a note. Wil- they do not believe the country wants' anv son l'1 !isii'n Jeffrey truck a year ago new lorms or invniinn , him .uann nuu mswn imiu i-ii gave a note tor ;i.o. in July, i;i"u, iu truck broke nnu V ilson took it to ins garage to make repairs. Gissen claimed Wilson was to furnish a new truck or return the $100 and note, and he de clined to pay the note when jt was due and left the truck at the garage, where it was destroyed by fire last February, Wilson brought suit tbcough Attorney A. V. D. Piper's office, and Attorney O. B. Hughes appeared for the defendant. The LIFER MARRIES ON IMPRISONMENT EVE Judge Doubts Legality of Ceremony I niling James McG'ill and Meda Trostol In Wedlock. S' V I'I'lVi'Kiii n..i - t.. r. Gill was married here last nit oMdV ft m45 .yterdav Trostol of Sacrament., and immed-1 !n"1n1,,g A n',UJ ! o . TT?; . '.i Rain Tonight and Saturday4 Colder Tomorrow. WASHINGTON, Oct. 7. The weather forecast : Rain tonight and Saturday. Colder Saturday. Moderate fresh south west and west winds. Centre Congregational Church Friday and Saturday, Oct. 7 and 8 Rummage sale in the chapel. Goods for the sale should be taken to the chapel be tween 2 and 5 p. in. Thursday. Friday, Oct. 7, .4.15 p. m. Junior hour wilt be held in the First Baptist church. Special program is being arranged. All the boys ami girls should attend. Naliirduy, (id. 8, 9.30 a. m. All girls of the intermediate department, wjio would like to climb Mt. Wantastiquet with Dr. Woodin are invited to meet at the parsonage at 9.:Hi with lunch. The church-night meeting will be omit ted this week on accouut of the session of the Christian Endeavor convention in the First Baptist' church, when lr. Fran cis E. Clark will be the speaker. lately tlitreatter whs taken to San t.Mleiltili lirisiin In tri-n lif. .rn tf.r murder. Donbt was expressed bv Judire Trout t whether the ceremony wa legal. The marriage,' he said, probably would come under the list of civil rights of which ttlori is deprived. THIRTY BODIES RECOVERED. Probable Death List in Tunnel Disaster Will Reach 4. PARIS. Oct. 7. (Associated Press.) The death list in the St. La.nre tunnel disaster probably will approximate 10. The bodies recovered number 30 and 10 persons are missing. Methodist Episcopal Church Thursday evening, G.30 Methodist (Jet -Together and banquet in the vestry. with an.address by Rev. Henry McLean, of Greenfield. Friday evening, 7.30 A "God First" meeting in the vestry. The pastor will speak on a God-Uuled Church. Saturday, 2-4 o clock : Children s Story Hour in the vestry for all children of the church. Refreshments will be served and pictures taken. 'Friday, October 7 DANCE 8 to 12 p. m. Bv Canton Palestine, No. 3 AT ODD FELLOWS' TEMPLE For the old and ' yoting." . Odd Fellows Temple The sisters of Dennis Rebekah lodge are hereby reminded that the Autumn Frolic is Oct. IS and that all aprons, fancy articles and grabs should be given to the committee as soon as possible. Red Men s Hall Friday, Oct. f 7, at S p. m. Special meeting of Quonekticut Tribe, No. 2, i U K. M. . Dance every Saturday aight. ANNOUNCEMENT Dancing Lessons Miss Evelyn L. Fisher ; . Instructor Class for Adults and Young People (Children's Class Discontinued) All persons interested in forming a class in ball room dancing please notify me on or before October 15. Private lessons by ap pointment. Tel. 661-M. v Masonic Temple Friday. Oct. 7,7.30 p. m. Stated con clave of Beauseant commaridery, No 7, K. .1. Work: 11. C. and Knights o Malta. DANCE Festival Hall Saturday Night Snow's Orchestra Ladies 35c Gentlemen 65c Including War Tax LIBRARY MEETING OCT. 10-20. in the afternoon for the plaintiff to le cuver $3N. After this case the court heard the divorce case of Stella O'Connell of Brat- tlelxiro against John 1-. O'ConnelK in which intolerable severity was alleged. Attorney E. W. Gibson appeared for the plaintiff. The case was uncontested. No decision was announced. The court yesterday rendered judgment far the plaintiff in the case of the Conti nental Guaranty Co. of New York against B. 15. Williams of South New fane, in which case judgment was con fessed, and directed the clerk to assess the amount of the damages. 1 ho plain- were unanimously accepted: President, George C. ( His of Ludlow ; nee president, Aubrey Aiken of Newport; secretary, Mrs. F. W. Waite of Chester; treasurer, Russell E. Everest of New Haven ; super intendent of junior work, .Mrs. II. A. Freeman of Woodstock; suierintendent of missions. Miss H. lone Smith of Shishan, N. Y. ; superintendent of evangelism, Mrs. Fullam of Montpelier; superintendent of ouiet hour. Miss Fanny Haseltine of Chester; superintendent of social work. . "(Continued od Page 8.) adjusters as basis for settlement. Mr. Bushnell said, his stock of groceries was insured for about SO per cent of its valuation and that the insurance adjust ers figured about a 40 per .cent loss, mak ing the settlement figure $3,99G. There will be some salvage of flour and sugar. which at first seemed would be a total Cardinal O'Connell Asks Prayers for loss. The furnishings in 10 rooms over i: .. f-f -. the store were insured for $800, which was .n!iv a""T " Cofe"nce: only a partial valuation! and the full BOSTON. Oct. i. Cardinal . O Con-!amount of the win be realizpL nell, in a letter to the clergy of tlie Bos- Damage to the fixtures was placed at $200 ton arch diocese today requested that by the adjusters, the damage being pvayer be offered ouArairtice day , largely a case of cleaning up and refin- that day. -The-success of the Confer-: rC.rZAT th' nrAinaV letter said "Will de- l"r Ims n"1 oen aecerminea. iersonai 1a h ?rA,nai" r tl, universal ects, including jewelry, clothing, bed- good will and happiness for Tvhich a ?fjnl. iVlf l at &ximtel j o, ow.tl;,,- .vnrA Anin. $i:.t)0t was a total loss. - . '" ' ' " I a machinery and equipment awned by - p. . " . inuv u nv " " auu mam cu for $(.(Xi0, the insurance adjusters placed the damage at slightly more than $5,600. It is Mr. Bushnell's plan to have the store building repaired as, quickly as pos sible and to this end he has esgaged Pel lett & Skinner, contractors. ; Workmen already have begun to clean up and tear away the wreckage of the store "buildimr and this work probably will require a '.. . : if ii i ii i . i . rrL unit-. .nr. IuUlieil IS nopillg lliat he may be able to occupy some of the rooms over the store in the course of two weeks or so. The Russell house will be wrecked -at once, but Mr. Bushnell has not decided whether he will erect a brick or wooden structure in its place or whether rebuild ing operations on the lot will be under taken this year.- These questions will be determined to a large degree by estimated costs of building after the repair work on the store building is completed. f Memorial Net Receipts o, Hospital Benefit $2,008.90 State Association and IJbrary Commis sion to Convene in Ludlow. A joint meeting of the Vermont Li rary association and the Free Public Library commission will be held in End-j tiff claims $."10 due for an Overland au low net. 'J'.f anit m. The convention tmnrihile Attorney K. . Gihson ai- promises to be interesting and helpful. Cleared for the plaintiff and Attorney C 11.. AI-...1 1 : .1.. '.,.. . .. r i 'u ii ruiu-suuj rvcuing me citizens 01 s,. t nase tor tne cieiemiani. Imtllow will tender the librarians a ban quet. On Ihursday evening Grace Haz ard Conkling, poet and lecturer, speaks on the subject. Studies in ConteuKrary l'oetry. with readings. Ihursday s pro gram includes a paper Iocal Vermont History in Hemmimvnv's Gnzcteer hv Mrs.. Caroline Roy ce : What Makes the Two Juvenile Book Bad or Mediocre, by Miss Iva ioung; .Present Iav Problems in Book Selection, by Misx Florence Robin son; The (Atlh-etion. Handlinsr. and 1'se of Local History Material in a Small Li brary, by Harold Goddard ; The Library, the English teachers Opportunity, by i jasper It. Wright. TEN INJURED IN A COLLISION Total Y. N. II. and II. Trains Crash at West dale Traffic on Cape ! Cod IJne Blocked. ItR IDGEWATKR. Mass , t't. 7. Ten 'iioiiiiw ivr infiircd wfien two New York, New Haven & Hartford ailroaoVi trains met in a head on collision today at the Westdale station. Both engines The commission will have an exhibit ' were derailed, blocking traffic on the and there will be discussion of practical , Cane Cod line. library problems Universalist Church Rev. Edwin P. Wood. Pastor. Friday Members of the Sunday school will.be entertained bv the "Reds." Supper at (5.15. Social hour following supper. Sunday, Oct. 9. 10.:50 a. m. Rally day. . Seriaon . topic, i Why the Church? We hope to have an attendance of ,4(ML K very Universalist is expected to Im pres ent. . 11.4.") a. m. -Sunday school rally 7.M0 p. in. Y. l. V. IT. rally. All members, plan to attend. The accident occurred at a junction lxiint when a train from Campliell. while turning off Hie main line onto the Whitman branch, was struck by a Bos ton bound main line train. OFFICERS FIRE ON MASKED MEN Will Be Used to Renovate Rooms and Buy New Equipment Nothing succeeds like success! It was estimated yesterday that the net receipts from the Brattleboro Memorial hospital benefit Wednesday afternoon and evening W ould be at least $1,000. Today the exact figures are available and tdiow that the total amount to be turned over to W. A. i t Shumway, treasurer I tne nospuai, ".Expenses $2.00X.OO. ' At one time Dr. (J. R. Anderson, chair man of the ways and means committee, dared hope for "proceeds of $2,000. How dose he came to the actual proceed is shown bv the above figures, but had they run considerably less than that he ami the others on the committee would have felt that the affair" was a decided success. The ways and means' committee con sisted of Dr. Anderson.. Dr. Grace W. Burnettt. Or. W. II. Lane, Dr. . J. Maine. E. J. Fenton and E. L. Hildreth. They fully appreciate the efforts of all who' helped make the benefit the success that it was. and this 'was due in a very large measure to the solicitors who sold tickets, who worked under adverse condi tions in a measure, due to the unusual number of objects being solicited at this time. , Followine is the list of solicitors: Mrs. W. S. Pratt. Mrs. T. T. Biittan, Mrs. Jo seph. G. Estey, Mrs. John E Smith, Miss Sylvia i rosDy. .uiss xtuiu jiunui, .ir. W. II. Lane. Miss Harriet Mellen, Mrs, Murray M. Tucker, Mrs. John Curry, Mrs. Harold Ii. Smith. Miss Rtith Dugan, Mrs. Emma C. Farrington, Mrs. Hugh A Viele. Mrs. O. F. Benson, Mrs. George E, Foster. Mrs. l. Miea. .Mrs. Y . f. Dunlevv. Miss Ruth Frederickson, Mrs Harry Stone. Mrs. Fred C. Sargent. Mrs. Arthur H. Brasor, Mrs. O. B. Hughes, Miss Dorothy Hebb. Mrs. W. R. (Daley, Mrs. 11. C. Kice, .Mrs. ". ti. steimian, Mrs. C. E. Bradley and the local physi cians. - . None of the proceeds of the benefit will be used for paying the present debt, but it will be expended in renovating the rooms and buying new equipment. The committee's financial statement fol lows : Subscriptions to defray expenses $ 910.00 Sale of tickets for Cheaters con cert and dance 1,42S.90 Pledeed from non-residents, not ltiU.UU Wales Dancing School Re-union for all pupils who have attended - and those who are to join at MASONIC TEMPLE Oct. 8, 1921, 3 p. in. Circulars now ready. Full informa tion. E. WALES. Teacher Miss Marion Knight, Assistant Tel. 499 or 433 Miss Knight's Tel. 6S-M. Nine. Wearing White Robes Discovered In Pasture Thought None Were Wounded. ' DIJRANT, Okla., Oct. -7. Several shots were exchanged by "a group of count v officers and a band of nine masked, white robed men whom the offi cers discovered in a pasture norm or the city" last night. The robed men fled after ihe. 'shooting and Sheriff Taylor, one of t ho officials of the party, said he believed . none of them had been wounded. The sheriff's party suffered no casualties. SEE MOOSE AT IPSWICH. Oldest Resident Can't Recall When An other Was Seen. I FITCIIRI7RG. Mass.. Oct. 7. Hunt - 1 1 - ers coming out or me wooos touay brought 'word of having seen a bull moose in New Ipswich. N. H., just over the Massachusetts line. The , moose is . a 'rare animal in these parts. The oldest inhabitants could not recall when the last one was seen. yet received Total Net receipts , Expenses Itemized. Latchis theater Princess theater Orchestra Auditorium and Festival hall '. $2f40S.f 4JX).00 $2.008.W $125.00 100.00 2OO.00 C5.00 $41)0.00 TAFT AGAIN PRESIDENT. Heads Unitarian General Conference for Third Time. DETROIT, Oct. 7. William Howard Taft, chief justice of the United States supreme court, today was re-elected president of the Unitarian general con ference at the organization s closing business session. -He was elected with out opiwsition for a third consecutive term. , . - M Iu Missouri are more. than 8,000 wom en who own and operate farms. GOVERNOR IARTNIiSS TO 'HELP. Will Aid Rhode Island Governor to Re tain Naval Station. PROVIDENCE. R. I- Oct, 7. Gov ernor Cot of Massachusetts. Governor Lake of Connecticut and Governor Hart ness of Vermont today assured Governor Sansouci of their undivided support in his tight to prevent the transfer of the New port naval station to Hampton Roads? - LIBERATED AFTER 10 YEARS. Man Charged With Slaying Daughter Re leased Under Bonds. MADISON, Wis., Oct. 7. Martin Lem bereer. charged with second degree mur der for the alleged slaying of his daugh ter, Annie, 10 years ago, was freed on bonds today with the date of preliminary bearing to be set Monday. Lemberger's wife and son, arraigned yesterday on the charge of perjury, also were out on bonds today. ' . . Women's Serge Dresses, only $4.97 at Lurie's Closing-Out Sale. Adv. t'.y- o :1 IT ' Miss Ruth Hinckley Miss Florence McGarigle Members of . Brattleboro's 1921 Frolic, "Happy VaKr. ley," to be presented at the Auditorium October 11th and 12th, by local talent, for the benefit of -Company I. - . Miss Hinckley will, sing the finale of the minstrel show, "Pucker Up and Whistle. Miss -McGarrigle will ' sing "Stnit Miss'Lizzie' as one of the end women in the -minstrels. Both ladies wijl take part in 'the musical comedy. , ' - ' Biggest Amateur Show Ever Presented in Brattleboro ', See the Big Nightv Street Parade Monday Night at 7 O'clock r Subscribers exchange opens at box office Saturday morning at 8 o'clock. Phone Allan Colt .for subscribers' tickets. Public sale opens Monday morning at box office, at 8 o'clock. . . ... .