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THE BR ATTLEBORO DAILY ..REFORMER; TUESDAY, DECEMBER -13, 1021.
Today PRINCESS THEATRE THE LAST DAY TO .SEE "A Man's Home" Acclaimed everywhere as "The Iertt Tit-turf." with the mo.-st ef fective photoplay cast ever as sembled. IIARKV T. MOKKY KATIIEYN WILLIAMS IAIKL IUNNEY MATT MOOKK ' fiUACE YAEENT1NE KOLAMI liOTTO.MEEY know them all they're all at t heir host. : I Brattleboro High School News Corner Editors for This Issue: EDITOIMN-CHIEF Mildred Miller ASSISTANT EDITORS x irg:I Met rail Winnifred Mead Dorothy Miller EDITORIAL. INTERNATIONAL NEWS Mat.. 2.:;o. Child. 10c; Adult. 22c Eve., 7-N.ir. Child, 10c; Adult, 2St TOMORROW More Men Wanted for Rxskethall. The lirst basketball game of the sea son will be played Friday, Doc. 1(5. in Fes tival hall. Our c.piionents are the Win- '-hcster high, school basketball team. This is our lirst game with Winchester high, and we are g.dng t show them how l!rat-tlelMH-o liili plays basketball. i There are only a few boys out for bas ketball practice, which leaves but a small 'number for "Dede" to pick out a regular ,team. I Jf we wish to win this game, mare men ! must come out for practice. Whether you are a freshman or a senior, show 'your school spirit by i-oming out for bas- If von don't succeed in making (paramount x jfir Qidure ( m j& r ' I Kj Jesse L.Lash V f presents CLMfON ;ketball. the team the lirst timp, try again. CHESS CLITJ SECOND MEETIN(i. Several New Members Join Games to Be Played Off Friday. nament between Brittan and Bishop, Brit- JUNIOR ENGLISH tun an 111,1 ivt-n viiwic iui w Milling. Six games were required, three of which Brittan won, while Bishop won two and one was a draw. DEBATERS WOULD MEET GREENFIELD Senior Team Challenges for Debate on Question of Whether Disarmament Would Prevent Wars. The senor debating team has challenged the debating team of Greenfield high' , school to a debate on the subject: "Re- j CHRISTMAS PARTY solved, that disarmament will prevent the possibility of future wars," the debate to be held if iM)ssible Jan. (. The senors on t he debating team are as follows : 1 ley, Marion v:n Ha. iii.i Vpy Mnl,.. v When Two Plays Will Re Presented Casts of Characters. A Christmas party is to be held by members of Miss Monroe's Junior Eng lish clubs Monday evening, Dee. 19, in the main room. Each pupil may invite his parents and a friend. The program for evening includes two one-net plays by '(instance D'Arey Machay, Gretna Green. and Aslies of Koses. The cast of characters in the latter is as follows: Kitty Clive, an actress, on tne ue.ating team are An , oroce Wa, , Dorothy vichard Gale, Eaura Iload-. Kdwards ; Phyllis, a countrv g rl, Eliza- Lailghton, Howard Rice,!,lt,,h -hwenL- lt,uano KUt ' Frank Shumway. Howard Fnderwood, ' , : , Mariorie ij,,r . he call Wiv Hnv Philip Wheeler and Helen Wood wort h. "i tS IZl'J, 11' 'i-i . i ... . i i. . Jiuif an- uiiir iii'uuuis nun an uueriiu.it: ,o f Oil filCll SH1C. The challenge was sent to Greenfield Friday, but as yet it has not been accepted. FRENCH CLl'R PLAYS. Two to Be Presented Wednesday Evening Christmas Tree. The next meeting of the French club will be held promptly at 7.o0 Wednesday evening. lec. 14. The principal part of the program con- Maria Linley. Mary I Putnam; Avis Linley, her aunt, Eleanor lingers; 1 nomas Linley, Manas father, lee t'orbett. Other features on the program are a violin solo by Dorothy Hebb, vocal selec tion and piano solo by Mary Putnam. Edith Nash, Natalie Benson, Pauline Shaw, Eugene McGarrigle and Philip White constitute the committee for re freshments, entertainment and decoration. ! The Chess club held its second meeting , sists of two short plays, A visit to the i' since its organization last Friday after- Zoo. under the direction of Ada Felch, and ! .... . . t e . - i K ll... : 11.. : , noon. Airiiouf,n me sponsors in me nic- i ") uuuri mr tum-tiuii i .mo ilultv were not present. .Mr. t avcrly being r itzgeram. :i in Springfield with Mr. Braman, and; pops ; I Miss Henshaw and Miss Tucker being 'busy elsewhere, the meeting was an : acknowledged success. I Several new members joined at this meeting, including Pauline Shaw. Mae- belle He.idle. Mary Kugg. Dorothy Crown. I Horace Holway and Lotin Newcoinb. ! M . ... . f 41....... I....,; ).,., the fundamentals of the game only. The only important tournament games to be played oft" were three between Trux ton Brittan and Horace Holway. of which Brittan wan two, the second in four moves giving "Fools-mate." The remain ing gi'ines between these two men will be played off at the next meeting Friday, to which everyone is cordially invited. Through an error in reporting the tour- 111 1 Does the average ma;i love two types of woman: A "sensible girl'' to marry? A "food sport" to play with? Tiiis is the story of sucii a bus band and a wife who wouldn't ru;x true to form! Human and exciting! Innocent biit gay! Cast Includes A Christinas tree with lolly- and favors will be in charge of Charles Crosby. Members of the club will recite Christmas poems. Games for the evening will be in charge of Lynn Thayer, and singing under the direction of Miss Brown will be enjoyed. Decorations for the evening will be in charge of Natalie Benson and Mary Putnam. Personals. ll;,dney Daiuen entered the freshman class Monday. Mr. ami Mrs. Caverly spent the week end in Springfield, Mass. Ciessent Roberts has returned to school, after an absence of several days with a severe cold. School Notes of Interest. The Wireless club has chauged the night of its meeting from Tuesday to Thursday. There will be a dance directly after the basketball game Friday night. Finne gan's seven-piece orchestra will furnish music until 12 o'clock. An extra admis sion fee will be charged for the dance. The tire drill, which was tried out the fifth peritxl Friday was a decided success. The building was cleared of the pupils in one minute and f seconds. This is rec ord time for an orderly procession to pass out, and shows the advantage, of order as well as haste in case of fire. A party was held for the freshmen and pupils who wait for the night train Fri day afternoon in the main room of the high, school building. Miss Helen Moore and Miss Helen Wallis were in charge. (James were enjoyed. Relay races and Virginia reel were the ones enjoyed most. SOCIAL AND TEA FOR KURN HATTIN THEODORE ROBERTS liOY BARNES FONTAINE LA RLE !! "Sunless Sunday" Two-Reel Comedy PAT I IE REVIEW S.tr,:e of th: at! ras-lions Invoked fon "1 be Princess" for tlie near future. The Cream of the moving picture world. DO LOLAS FAIRBANKS IN "The Three Musketeers" MARY I'ICKFORD -IN "Thru the Back Door" 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" The World Masterpiece Fiction Bv Yimente Ralasea Ibanez "Over the Hill" The picture that ran a solid year on Broadway. D. W. GRIFFITH S Way Down East' "The Queen of Sheba" The wonderful screen spectacle now mnmivg in New York with 10.or0 people, r00 horses and cam els. (i"l scenes. VERMONT GRANGE SHOWSGROWTH State Master Martin Re ports 15,097 Members In 171 Subordinates PAY-AS-YOU-GO ROAD POLICY APPROVED i Ciravel Roads Rest fur This State New England Farmer as Well On as Any (irunse Real Factor In Improved Ed ucation. ia'TLNl, Dec. l:i-Orland L. Mar tin, ma-ter of the state (iraiijze, this aft ernoon delivered his annual address to the members of the 1 1 ran ire in session here, lie said he had visited 4U subordi nate tiranes. l' Poinonas and nine held meetings in addition to many confer-j ernes. There are three new Oranges to the credit of the. organization, thus mak-J iiu: ,mi l'omoiias and 171 subordinates ' comprising lo. 17 members in Vermont.' ll has been a year of excellent work ami cooperation. The executive commit-! tee soled S"OU from the current fund to the educational aid fund so that now j there i- s"-l"(.i working in this worthy j cause. The Patrons' co-operative tire insurance has passed me two million' dollar mark. . Mr Martin commended the deputies for their excellent work and recom- end. mended that they meet and organize by j , selection of a president and secretary,1 and hold conferences for the purpose had better stop complainrng, grasp the of increasing the membership, lie urged opportunity by the .forelock and co to it 17 . 13 ,6. &Ji 2. ,5 2"2 .25 f 1.3 .2b J 12 6- 23 ic .7 51 32 33 Ao 21 . .. - 48. - 35 BRATTLEBORO LOCAL The entertainment committee of the crmont Wheel lub is making arrange ments for a year-end smoker to take place m the club rooms Thursday eve ning, jjee. SJ. Xnias trees and Xmas wreaths. All sizes, reasonable prices. R. II. Messenger. Florist, IS Linden street. Tel. 4."7-W. 13-247 WEST BRATTLEBORO Can you finish this picture? Draw from one to two and so on to the There will be a dance at the hotel hall in MarUioro Friday eveninx. Thomas's! orchestra will funrish musie. Mrs. (leorjie Howard of High street was operated upon Sunday evening in the Melroe hospital by Dr. E. R. Lynch for appendicitis. The last coat of varnish will lie nut on the new hardwood tloor in the C'onzreea- tional church today, and it is expected that the audience room will be ready for occupancy next Sunday lor the first time in several weeks. The ninilini; of Christmas packages at the lxistolfice lias begun and patrons who are sending their packages early are not only sure of prompt delivery at their des tination but are avoiding the last grand rush which always comes just before Christmas. A panoramic picture made bv Haves I!igehw of all the school children in the Academy building except the primary grades, together with the teachers, is on exhibition in J. L. Stock well's window and has attracted no little attention. The exxsure was made on South street hill, part of the children standing and part of them on their sleds, and the likeness of each is excellent. The snow-capped bills form a beautiful background. OITOSE DAYLIGHT SAVING. Franklin County Delegation Asks Massa chusetts to Repeal Iiw. ROSTON. Dec. 13. Senator Lyman W. (Jriswohl of (ireen field and four West ern Massachusetts members of house of lus members to beware or reauy-maue and tind an eincient market lor ms aairy resolutions sent for adoption, until after products. He urged that the excessive thev knew whether they came from rec- freight rates must dron materially. oL'inzc.l .range auinoriij lie urgea every movement looKing 10-, representatives have joined in net it ion lie spoke ot tne National Grange meet-, wards the improvement in live MoeK(i ,hp in.mninff Rrnerai court for the .us at Portland, t re., as one ot the most C onditions and the banishment of the , f , davIight avIng , d harmonious that had been held in many scourge of lovine tuberculosis. He urged, jaJt spr;nK ' 1 years in spite of live Washington mem-, that the way to get fair prices for milk T,,Os0 ' wtitio snn. 1 n . 1 .1.... 1 .1 . 1 ....i.M -- beis naving to iK! cxpeneu. .v ciass s ami otner prooucis lies enuieiy wnuiu tn !riv.d.l nr nronftSv, ne ui y.y " t o , n 1 Fond of Greenfield. Fred C. Haigis of ;2(M was adopted A Connecticut Yankee Ry Mark Twain ft "The Little Minister" "The Shiek" The picture that is creaCr.s fureie tlitnu.hcut the count ry 1, ' ,1 iiu j.. ,, . i, v. i omi ti ireeiiueio, rrt-u v . ItaiglS OI Educational Improvement Tr'Z He also tombed upon the improvement enactment, thus making farming pay in J, 'Emprise Frankli cou . fen in ermont educational system, the t)u, fuUlre as it ,ias boen made to do in ; , h' PP Wi.Vature change in part having been eilected by past illM utMl'"Min 1,1 ll)t ugisiature. the etiorts ot members ot tne trange,i and said, "1 liave reason to know that uood inthience oi the (.range is the WESTMINSTER. ,!e-ply appreciated by the state boaid, f T..1Ws Fn. ot carnation and bv tlie leaennig pru-i., "" , fess'.on. and is reckoned by them as one the week-end in town. of the few i;reat powers for good in the Willis Farr of Rurlington spent a few Green Mountain state. days last week with relatives. H" further said that Vermont has ;jss Almira F.urwell has gone to Man made a good experiment in agricultural tester (Vntre for an extended visit with education, and having learned that jicr auIit. unMiii suor.ort is better man uivmeu ind din Heated endeavor, we should en Mrs. E. C. Chapin led th" niornin? NEWFANE. F. W. Underwood Dies, Fred Wellington Fnderwood, .r.!. died in his home on West street, at 4 :P0 Sat urday afternoon after an illness of several weeks from bronichal asthma and compli cations. He was born in Dummerston, May 0, .1KC2. the oldest son in a family of seven children of John X. and Stella Uurnham : ' , ,i v ' ' church services last Sunday, reading a children of John X. and Stella Uurnham S ; ; 'it l tu 'a1 Sol a INnuol, t mon by her pastor" in Holyoke, , I'mlerwood. His early life was spent in :!C n'Vr Ivandoipli Mjs jl'ntnev, where he attended the public !; ' Vt' , ' Joseph Stevens and family left Satnr-! w-liools. In 3SS1 he came to Xewfane .j(.od Ivaad, ttucsticn. v fur I)pnvPr ('olo whore they will "l1-0,110 lias, since hved On July 2. Dr. U. V. Johonnot of Itellows Falls Nat ioi.ii 1 t'nin. had : lanil a pay-as-you-go man. ISS.. lie married Miss Abbie M. Higgins of this town. For more than 20 years he had been engaged in carpentry work, and for about 10 years he was in charge of the court house and was an efficient and faithful janitor. Outside the large circle town he will be I Wit," , i .... 4 1 . 1.1 fj. . m " 11 v..- .-.au He advocated CIP ,,,V . ' ,i ,1MS u " during his service there. He was a home- j! bciative to good roads lie statet that spend ( hristmas. Thev will make their ; ti e state needs these for our manufac- future home in Iioise, Idaho. . urers ami oilier industrial interests and ' . I.... ..1 ..11 .1. .. ..H i , il V : 'i . i "vr.nbti'red before the Men's dub Friday eve i : hV:1. aa,l,1..t0r, I"' "... ? .t:'1,S thr. S.0,,a,U ; ning. Dee. I). on the subject. What Wc A noon the resources and tlie :Ha:v x,"H t ,as 11,0 Jtt V!'1 "lf1"asn: of friends in his home adopted at rort-l'V" V '"""'""- missed bv the many ac "Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford" "Peter Ibberton" THE HOUSE OF PRODUCTIONS ' NOT "JUST PICTURES' 'a similar plan for Vermont and urged A. 1 as.." tiipeniious signincance, ana ovin industrious man. esteemed by all the continuation of the gravel road ,)uiJtiie atutmie or tne worm at large lie am, wfls fl Inplnbl,r of tne Masonic lodge !iev in Vermont. While the National I10 encouragingly of the outcome of the jn Xownshend. Ciani-v opposed the federal aid project conference if successful and of the great . p,of.itIes his wifp he iPves three sisters 1 i l.in Vermont at that conference urged calamity to the world in case it should on), onp brotuer Irs. Edgar E. Huntley ti e goml results obtained in Vermont, au- of Rrattlelioro. Mrs. Jessie R. Hearne of j by this plan. 0n Wednesdav evening. Dee. 7. the Med ford. Mass.. Mrs. W. W. Iiurnett of Lack roads have been improved in the . Ladies' id society was privileged to have Dummerston and John N. Underwood of last summer as a result of legislation,! s f.poake,. aft,.r the supper Rev. Mr. Putney. The funeral was held in the l.-0.iH!l) haying been set aside for that Peterson of Claremonr. N. II . who P.ive home today at 1 p. m. iu. -.-. inpu u .u no- r. uu- Mixm nn ntPrestiTw illnstrnted lecture on ,ir- way and Sweden, which portrayed not only the life, industries and customs of the people, but also the natural beauties J ! nun woiuiers or tne lanus. especially He compared the agricultural condi-' beautiful were the pictures in colors of tions of Vermont with the West, his ob- the Norwegian mountain scenery with the and Know-capped I - eere.se mor control over the heavy truck that is so disastrous to our high vas. As iood As The West. servations lHinf that the New Eng-! marvelous cascades land farmer is just about as well situ- peaks of great height; also the scenes of - aicu touay as any icuow ana mat nei ue miunignt sun. i DANCE Hardy's Famous Orchestra Wednesday Largely Attended at Home for Aged, When Work for Boys Was Shown and Contributions Received. Tlie silver social and tea at the Home for Aged yesterday afternoon in the in terests oi ivurn llattm Homes was largely attended and much enjoyed by those living at the Home as well as by their guests. The work which the mem bers of the Home are doing for the boys at Kurn Hattiu under the direction of Miss Couillard was on exhibition, and was a revelation to most of the guests. This work consists in making over men's old suits and shirts into knickerbockers and blouses, also -making over ties, un derclothes, making patchwork quilts, mittens and sweaters, refooting stock ings, etc. Xhe work is all wonderfully well done and is of greatest use to the lys and greatly appreciated by those in charge at Kurn Hattin. Mrs. Kathenne O'Connor Weeks sang during the afternoon and Miss E. Eliza Sessions, financial representative of Kurn llattm, who is in town making her annual canvass, read a letter from thei matron expressing her appreciation ofi the work done at the Home for Aged. In answer to questions Miss Sessions told of the boys' recreation, their in terest in rnusie and other facts about the school. Contributions amounted to $43.- Oo. Tea was served. wage adjustments. Decreases ranging from 10 to 20 per cent have been aslced by the railroads of train service em ployes and other classes of workers, while the shop crafts and maintenance of way men have countered with de mands for an immediate increase of 17 per cent. It is estimated that 750,000 men and women employed on 52 railroads north of the Ohio and east ot the Mississippi rivers are involved. Notices for the con ferences will be mailed Thursday. An aeroplane of a new type is claimed to be able to travel at 1S4 miles an hour. DANCE Hardy's Famous Orchestra Wednesday Subscribe for The REFORMER and Get the News DATE FOR WAGE CONFERENCE. Railroad Managers To Meet Employes January 16. NEW YORK. Dee l.lr.Ttprn rail. road executives vestprdaw cot .Tan 1R as the date on which cnnfVrpneea 1to held with their employes to negotiate CJThe prestige of a lamp as a gift lies in the fact that, at one stroke, it is charming, and useful charming with the touch that speaks not of effort, and useful with the continual serviceability of a beautiful thing. HORTON D. WALKER An Electric Cleaner is an efficiency expert in the home Dust clouds raised by a broom, circulated by a dust er and finally allowed to set tle back where they came from stood for "cleaning" in the old days but our stand ards are higher now. Oh! Mr. Business Man Are you willing to run your office without a type writer? Then why expect your wife to run your house without an Electric Cleaner? Pen and ink stood for office efficiency before the advent of the typewriter but how long would your business last if you wrote everything by hand today? Your home should be as efficient as your office. The clean, quick, sanitary way is the Electric way and the Electric way is the ONLY way. ft) V SERVICE Semice After Sale Twin State Gas & Electric Co. Haw a Blind Woman's Friendly Call Left With Us a New Vision of Understanding ONE of the most interesting of the many in teresting incidents of our recent Tele phone Week was the visit of an aged blind woman to one of our central offices. "My telephone means so much to mej" she said. "The world would certain ly be smaller for me without it; yes and much less bright and cheerful. .So . T thought I'd accept your invitation to call, in order to tell you that. Of course I Can't see how you make all these con nections, but I'd like to feel the switch board and see if I could understand the process." The good-will and understanding result ing from these visits make up wish that out patrons would feel that they are welcome to call on us during any week of the year. Don't feel that this is a bid for sym pathy or praise It them and see if in a spirit of friendly co operation we cannot find a way to correct them. 14T WJ'&S, V'y Av')tJ&$ you are having serv h r'flrtfflf fe 1 troubles, come kldmZtMM and tell, us about This and other incidents of Tele phone Week gave us telephone people a new vison of our job, and a new conception of what tele phone service means to those we serve. We ap preciate more keenly than ever that the world would be much smaller for almost everybody but for the service of which we are a part. And, being human, we desire to do what we can to make the world bip-p-er and happier by giving the best possible service DID YOU VISIT US? We plan no spe cial preparation and desire no formal notification. A call to the Chief Operator or Manager will be sufficient. That will enable us to fix a time when service demands will be least pressing and when our Service Committees can best arrange to show you around. You will be welcome at any central office in our territory. Please plan to call in the afternoon, if possible. New England Telephone & Telegraph Co. R. J. ELDRIDGE Manager II. C. SHAW Wire Chief MAisfL. ir. sauw ctuer uperator