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THE BRATTLEBORO DAILY REFORMER, FRIDAY, JANUARY 27. 1922.
Civilization: "Well, I'm Glad They Are Muzzled at Least!" By MORRIS i i" f i is Nature's first aid to the body in tirxies pf weakness. '. ' ' ? t a - Published Every Zvenlst Except Sundiy at Tk American Building Aanea, Main Street, Brattleboro, Vermont. Addrea All Coinraunication to Tho Reformeri fy Walt Mctfon i I i i at "i . I i t 1 .i s si ii -! i i i I i S 1 I s i i ; : I ' m i I m i i I I i 'i 1 1 I i i 1 i cons Liny sior 1 unsumassed in Duriiv v and go9nesjkS nourishment irf altkrri that seldom fails. Scott & Sawn,' Bbemftulci. N. J. ALSO MAKERS OF s (Ta";ieis.er Grar.isics) for INDIGESTION What is Delisco - When properly ma-de,1 ex-' perts have been unable to i-ctstimrtiish'-- DEBISCO ' ftcrri the finer grades of coffee. DELISCO is, cosnposed. of cereals and other vegetable substances, together with a certain ' percentage of the liT'lghest '" quity, aromatic : - wrree, so cornomea, Dienaea and balanced that an unusu ally acceptable drink is pro duced, possessing the fra grance and flavor of fine cof fee, but1", without harmful Our Eya Glass Service It is rendered so as to embrace bofft im provement in vision and improvement in personal ..appearance After .an cvpert evamlnntioti of t!ie eyes, we take into consideration t he mounting that will best iKirinonize with the features as well as tbe one that will be the most comforta 'btc? '. This' eye glass service though stVittly high class is not high priced. OP TOMETRIS rSj BRATTLFBORCk Vt ''"Motor Troubl Lack of Original Power and Pep. Use of an excessive amount of gas and oil. Spark Plugs continually fouled. Is choppy especially when idling. Oil in crank Arasc thinned with gas. New and expensive rings bring no results. CUKE REGKIXDING ' V -.si ira'- SV ii JSlf -' W " - ' ' jm Cylinder Kegrinding a Specialty. Scored Cylinders " Filled. "" " ' (-racked Water Jackets Uepaitcd. Oxy-Aeetj Jene Welding General Machine Work. Automobile Overhauling;. -. ; - . STRAND & HERRICK Williams St. and Westenf Ave. Passenger and Baggag : : Transfer LOUIS I ALLEN A 1 (DELICoO I 'kJftectL, : 1 50 Cups for 4S Ask your grocer. - , . m jl.;r, : A'J, .1 . M . VJAi vni-vin S? 'X, 1,1,,. I; tar 4 TERMS OF STJSCRIPTION Single Copies Three Centi ueiiverea oy uoy j ..... Eighteen. Centi vote I'll III Seventy-five Cents Three Months ... Two Dollars Six Months . . Four I)ollar . Eight Dollars I i One Year . By Mail One Week , ..' Eighteen Cents Seventy-rive Cents ;. One Dollar and a Half ,.fl.. ...... Three Dollars Six Dollars 'Three- Months' fix Months . Oue Year .... Entered in the pustofSce at Brattleboro at v aecoud class matter.- , The Reformer Telephone Kumbir U 127 For Business Office and Editorial Koorns. 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JAXIAKY 1'7, Itf.'J. l.OWEIl I iniHJHT KATES. prornlativcs of tbo steel industry Ij'-e:i 'tryiris: to nersiuitle tho inter till uiiii)nrce ('i;i)!insioii to ledueo u-ei-ht rates 0:1 Un a- jirodiicl-. . 'l'hey :is!c f;'i- (lie complete' elimination of .'lie rate increases itut - into effect i:t lift f I. fFOUt :.-! per cent. acconl- itig to district steel men s:iy. this were done, the they have no doubt as to Lcr resetting '"dbHity' W'do business."; T:.e public hopes that the commission i .will ,. giMtit at least a considerable parti ir re.pie.-t. with the proviso that: ii hf shail be liilssed alomr to the "i.ier instead of .being absorbed by industry itself. And when that is , if n -t sooner, there should be sim- coitcessions for farm t.nx nets The i .-tiiiiuius that low.r freight rates woul.lt give in thesi; two leading would help along greatly in indust ries ! 1 prouiot mg a general business revival. lr might help. too. if the -tc;-l niann- far ail Ul'el'.- , ng would ah olih the fiction that is .made ' freight in Pittsburgh, and stop from that city to the '. regardless of , where 1. at ot !i;ff liver; act u: tii shipped from. FALLING TAXES. the government is un acainst in W the matter of shrinking incomes 'is in dicate! Ly tl,, lir-t returns from this j ear's federal tax collections. In Xew York, the greatest tax-col- ! 1 eepug district, and one which u.suallv renews "i.rctf v well the nitiotoil I,.isi - i ness mditioiks. this year's collections jof income and excess profits taxes have 1 totalled only 1 1 7.(M MUKH . ngaiut !.:;i.(XKt.('MM"i last year and SssO.OoO.WO the year before. Here is a decrease, from the tax year of l!ll!. of more than one fourth for lUL'u ami more than one hall' for P. CM. It will be remembered, too. that the taxes collected tor any scs. 1 d on the business of year are as- the vear before, so that the poorest business ear of this cycle. remains to lifcxt .year. , Taxpayers, be heard from too, are learn- irvg all the tiiiie how to avoid payiiig. Collections 'from these sources are sure Ay fall' considerably lower. The treasury department undoubtedly realizes the prospect. It is hoped that fungi ess n.!oe.s,-and will limit its expendi tures, accordingly. The Bennington P.anner advocates a tax of two cents a gallon on gasoline to be used in buildiug permanent roads. There are mighty few autoists or truck drivers and owjiers; who would not glad'y pay sucH' a .'tax provided the 'money was all used on the trunk roads they have to use. Morrisville' Messen ger.,.. Yet Secretary Greene's report of the questionnaire sent out by him to, : the members of the Automobile Club of Vermont" says that this group, at least, is opposed to anv gasoline tax. . . -.- -.- .'i oUitdtiojl," Dirt't-tor ('ollins Graves bestows distinction upon Rutland county by pronouncing it the wettest county in the state, "that is." says Mr. -Graves, "there is more liquor consumed in that county than in any other. There are other' places in Vermont where much .more liquor passes through than in that section, but for home consumption of booze Rutland beats them all." Are some of the horrors of equal suf frage predicted bv the antis beginning1 1:1 a11 , kindness and neigbborliness to crop out? In Riohn.oml, Mas:,, a i1', ""a d aj, te K,el!owsf F-a11. . . , , . and Wilder strikers to return to work woman i.i running for the othces of town rrfore it is ton late f : .: f J . ' rr -r- clerk and town to her husband. treasurer in opposition A Ilolyoke Transcript news item says: "Governor Hastens of Vermont lias gotten well enough to resume his official duties." C'an you name cor re tly all the present Xew England gov ernors? Doubtless President Harding fully ap preciates the honor conferred upon him by the Merchant Tailors' association which pronounces him the best dressed of all the recent executives of tlie't'inied States. Out of C,.(MlO samples of moonshine liipior tested by Professor Lewis P. Al lyn at his West field laboratories during it lie y i safely ar. only 10 drinkable. were found -to be j I In the midst of tho prevailing uncer tainty about the next postmaster gen- ral. there is some satisfaction in know- ing for a I!n r'eson. fact that his name will not be It might be a good thing to Vermont's political band wagon shock absorbers. equip with A Call for ISarber. (fiurfington Free Press.) Xow that discussion of state expenses is brought to a point by the prospect of a dollar" tax where it is getting under the surface and touching man's most sensitive spot, his pocketbouk. there is ground for j hope that the people of Vermont may in-' (1st upon making their voices liearil 111 an after-meeting or an ante-meeting or in siune either way in connection with town meeting in a oositive and effect ive lemanil '. f' 'cal retrenchment. The trouble with us as a rule is that , we wait until the legislature meets liefore ! w e say anything about issues. Then we ;wait until the barm has been done, and about the time the lawmakers adjourn we kick them all over a 10-acre lot in our minds. Then we calmly forget all about the matter until the close of the following (session, and repent the process without end. Representative P.arber of I'rattleboro has touched the root of the trouble, in our ; humble estimation. Too iimnv foinmis- I M',,! bureaus. no real' executive!''' they have to be thus reminded more budget, and the passage of special auiiro - lirintioris for sorts of thiinrs lofoi-i Hip j appropriations are made for necessary de- ' J... ....... i..:' 1... riiiuuriiiM u.i i lie iie iriMiuun', eem to sum up much of tho. trouble. We do not know whether Representa tive Parher seeks a re-election or not. It has occurred to us. however, that he is saying what most of the people would like to have said by the legislature, and that 'one way to help secure retrenchment in j these1 directions would be to persuade j Brattleboro to return Representative l?ar Iber on the platform outlined and elect him 'speaker of the next house on that plat form. The way for the people of Vermont to get what they want in th" slnne of n legislature and from such a legislature is to g, after it in earnest. For Law and Order, (Rutland Herald.) 1'. -Hows Falls has demonstrated pretty conclusively that the experience of Cor inth. X. Y., will not be repeat ed in .the tormer village. Ihe strikers ticket .for village offices was defeated by a large majority in a record vote. Law' and or der prevail in Vermont as - a r general thing. . ' , ' ; ; . , : .'-' The Green Mountain Cow': Kicks..' . (Burlington Fre Press,) ' The Boston milk war seems to be leaching a point where the dealers want to make the dairymen bear their losses resulting from the "cutting of prices to nine cents a quart in some cases. Ver mont dairymen can hardly be blamed for objecting to the Hub's effort- to make the Green Mountain cow the "goat.' . Neighborly Advice. - ; (Rutland Herald.) VERMONT NEWS. Mrs. Alice Young of Hyde Park recently had the X-ray applied to a disabled wrist and it revealed a broken needle which had been imbedded there 17 years. Mrs. Marjorie Green, s.". f Winooski was the victim of a painful accident early Tuesday evening when she fell down stairs and broke the wrists of Ixith hands. The district signatiou of Grace E. Moore as nurse at Hellows Falls becomes effective Feb. 1. The rict nurse works under the direction of the Woman's club, which h;s not jet secured a sueces-o. Fire which was discovered around the chimney of the furnace in the railroad station at Cambridge 'used by the Central Vermont and St. Johnsbury and Lake Champlain railrcads yesterdav morning at ll.lo o'clock totaliy destroyed the station. A large barn on the farm of Joseph Supernois in Salisbury was destroyed by lire about ( o" l .;k Wednesday evening, together with some hay. hens and several pigs. An overturned lantern is aid to have been the can- of the tire. The loss is partially covered by insurance. Roy L. Patrick of I.urlingioii brought a suit m ( hiftei I--11 count v court Wednes day against Sarah L. Shipman f r -SI. mm. I claiming that on Jan. IS the defendant wilfully and maliciously killed a dog, owned by him. valued at SGUO. Mrs. ! Shipman was fec ntly lined SIT. and easts- on the charge ot discharging firearms budget loll ami thus establishing denn within the city limits. j it,.lv a,110,,t needed for the support rp . ,1 I , ., . 'of regular state departments before any two now problems have been put up to . . ' ., the weights and measures department of special appropriation bills are conid the state, t hie is the selling of bananas j ered may be a good idea, but there is no at wholesale by the bunch and the other ,wer outside the legislature that can is selling onions hv the bag. Dealers sav , ., 1 e 1 . i . i they are having - of Vernn.nt concerns adoption of such a plan. And liana nas by the bunch and not by the fr that matter, while the last legisla weight and onions by the bag supposed to, ture made numerous special appropria contain 1HI pounds. The department is ,illIls ll(,folv actunllv taking action on giving consideration to the Question1.. . , . , ,, .1 u t , whether or not wholesale dealers are re-i,h" 1,,,,1ot ,"1'' U"' mber from the quested to sell by weight in both cases. It '"'art of the session had estimates from ls said that shipments received from I.os - . ion are soiu and diimmi oy weight. At re tail ll'l ri'lll'W 1.. ' .-..1,1 hv lint ilfinti onions hv the nnnn.i ' ' 1 1 . Tn China the deportment of dancers is regulated oy a corps ot younr men with wands. When a couple "appear tei mis take a dance for a honeymoon,''' th censor taps them gently un the .shoulders to recall them to a sense of propriety. ! ' 1 lm f times they are removed trom tllf ballroom under escort. Bagpipes are shown on dating back to m A. P. a lloman coin And He Did! AND HE DID- t- (well, i'm going to tv JSLiEP IN MY NEW i-p s V FOLDING B0i-5 Protected by George Matthew Adams The Meddler 'If the coat fits you, put it on. The trouble with any specific legisla tive, plan for reducing stat expenses, as The Meddler views the situation, is that it assumes something that isn't so. In other wot is. it is btsed.oi the-theory thattnere" isan outside authority that can compel the legislature 'to do "this thing or that thing, whereas in fact re forms must come about from within that body. Of course, popular sentiment in telligently wielded is an extremely pow erful weapon ami can be made to exert a great influence on legislation, but it is true, nevertheless, that the collective will of the men who make up a legisla ture is what counts for most. That is why The Meddler believes that the se lection of the right sort t( men to go to Montpelier next January offers more hope than any set schem" of legislative procedure. . . . Mr- !lr,"'r s I"an Ior passing . no ,the budget committee which put them in possession of sufficiently definite infor- .mation so they should have Rnown pretty I definitely , where they were coming opt. Possibly it Would "have been a little cas- ier for the aiqiropriations committee, of j which Mr. Barber was chairman, to re jf!?e some of the requests for special ap propriations if the budget bill, bail been passed lirst. but there is no season for 1 thinking that such an arrangement would bring aliout any legislative mil leniuni. - It all conies back, in The Meddler's opinion, to the question of legislative personnel. If the next general assem bly can muster a majority of members whose chief purpose at Montpelier is to bring about economic reforms and who 1 will set about that purpose with no thought save what is best for the state as a whole, then there wifl be some hope of cutting expem-cs,. But if its member ship contains the usual number of "spe cial interest" representatives (men whose principal . purjlose is to get some thing for their--particular towns) and , di kervrs far pntiticai 0teTe'fiiie1tl ' men 1 w ho are looking for some office for. theni- selves)-then the: finest plan in the-World.i will get no farther than if pige tn-bolc in some committee room desk. ' .,""", : Outsidi? of 'the "village of Bellows Falls at least, the victory of the "law and or der" ticket at Monday's election, will meet with general satisfaction not so much because of what- it indicates with relation to the 'paper mill strike as be cause of the-proof it offers that the ma jority of the voters of Bellows Falls. are against' government in the interest of any particular faction. - The Keene Sentinel brings up an in teresting possibility when it says, rela tive to the proposed inauguration of a m tor car on the Boston & Albany be- POTTER'S FIELD. . Oh, here are rows ami rows of graves, the cheapest graves you ever saw ; ' the teds of futile, foolish knaves who-thought that they could beat the law. When they are planted no one sighs, no hymns are sung, no prayers are said; no mourners bend with weeping eyes above the couches of these dead. From workhouse wards and jails they come in wagons destitute of plumes, from every corner of the slum, to sleep in bargain counter tombs. The sextons shovel in the clay, and from the boneyard then withdraw: this is the end of those who say that they can snrely beat the law. TJie criminal may think at times that he is not a total loss,-and he may plan all sorts of crimes and seem to put the tame across; but Justice eyes him every day. and always keeps him in her mind ; and though he lopes along his way, the law is never far behind. Few criminals live out their days in comfort such as good men ..know, who walk in sane and godly ways, observing statutes as they go. Few crooks pass out on beds of ease, with high priced docs and nurses near; they render up their final wheeze behind a wall, beneath a pier. In some dark jail their doom is sealed, with no one near to heave a weep, ami then they reach the Potter's Field where cheaper grades of dead men sleep. Copyright by George tween Winehendon anil Palmer.. Mass. : "Keene will some day bo favored with a light motor and from frequent and effi cient service from here to Ilrattlcboro. via Dole Junction, and to KImwood. The Ashuelot branch and Fitchburg division would give Prattleboro a shorter line than it now has." Efforts to secure train service from ISrattleboro to IIos ton by this route have been made in the past without success, but if these new motor-driven cars work out the way railroad officials expect them to they will put a much more hopeful light on the situation. ' Today's Events Centenary of the birth of ("leu. Thomas L. Kane, founder of Kane, Pa. One hundred years ago today Greece tormally proclaimed ner independence. ine exiled ex-Kaiser w ill pass his ru.u? j know something happened to her, fiord birthday today chopping wood at.j,,. In;l seL Well for mersey sakes, its his home in Ilo'land. j very important, and we dont know Vice President Coolidge is scheduled weather to congratulate them or simpa to speak tonight at the annual banquet f thize w ith them. Ill jest use my branes of the Indiana Republican Editorial as--and ask them a simple question, ami sociation in Indianapolis. We'll soon find ort.the ferst thin to Important transportation problems!' s Jo'.vn to them sed pop. .idi are scheduled for discussion at a special thev did and Mr and Mrs. Jarvis, was . . . 1 . 1 ..- - sptfinir 1 offii 111 tlif iiarler. Mr. .Inrviss meeting ot tne national inausiriai lrai - 0 I I... 1, .1 ,n .iwl.'nr.tnn in. lit lVILiltl L O lZ JIVIV III I . v. da v. In the Day's News. James B. Forgan, who is retiring from the chairmanship of the Chicago Clear ing House association after 21 years of service, is dean of the banking fraternity in Chicago and financier. of international reputation. Mr. Forgan vas born in Scotland, seventy years ago, and received Jus education at the famous university in St. Andrews, bis native town. His! first practical, experience in banking and finance was gained during several years in the service of the iToyal Bark of Scotland. With the advantage of this experience lie came to Canada and found employment with the Bank of British North Amerjca, Idling positions in Mon treal, Xew York., and Halifax. In the early 0s he located in Minneapolis as agent for the Bank of Xova Scotia. From that city be went to Chicago in to become vice-president of the First National Bank, and eight years later he was chosen to succeed Lyman J. Cage as president of that institution. .Today's Anniversaries. 17-" The t'niverstiy of Georgia was the tirst state univer&ity to receive a charter. 1S22 The independence of Greece was - proclaimed. 18-17 By proclamation of the governor of Xew York, eighteen ersons eon fined for 4 ' ant i -rent offenses" were released, from prison. 1S77 1-S.Kp ISO.' -The Academy of Music in Indian apolis was destroyed by lire. -The incandescent lajtip was pat ented by Thomas A. Edison. -James O. Blaine, famous states man, .died in W'a.shington. 1). C. Born at West Brownsville, Pa.. Jan. 31. 1S. 1001 Memorial services for Queen Vic toria were held throughout the British empire. 1.12(1- The Wyoming legislature ratified .the federal suffrage amendment. One Year Ago Today. A large meteor fell near Somerset, Pa. V, S. House passed Agricultural Ap propriation, bill, with free-seed provision restored. Today's Birthdays. former German Emperor William II. now an exile in Holland, born at Pots da m, ti. years ago toda". Samuel Gompers,. president of the American Federation of Labor, born in London. 72 years ago today. Bishop Thomas Nicholson, of the Methodist Episcopal Church, born at Woodburn. Oht., Of) years ao today. Prof. John Walter Gregorj" of the Uni versity of Glasgow, who declares the earth to he exactly s.pouitounoo years old, born 58 years ago today. The metric system is now in use all over Europe .with the exception of Russia and Great JSritam. Sqliraff Is Climax Chocolates . They are fine f 49c lb Buy them by the box 2 for 5-Lb. Box J. E. BUSHNELL 9l ELLIOT ST. Matthew Adams LITTLE BENNY'S NOTE, BOOK Last nite the frunt bell rang and I went, and it was some man and lad', the lady saving. Tell your , mania and papa .Mr. and .Mrs. Jarviss are heer. Wich 1 did, going up in the setting room ware pop and ma was. raying, Some ladv and man to see you. Who? Who did they say they were? sed 'nia, and I sed, The lady sed they was Mr. and Mrs. Jarviss and the man dident say who they was. My goodniss, wat was that about the Jarvisses, Willyuiu?, sed ma, waent their dawter very sick or something: and pop 1 , , thawt shc was icasied to be mar j - , t 1. . .,lm;..L- little man with a big stummick I'ClIlg t , , and -Mrs. warviss ueing a mg lauy wan m. T 1 - 11.1 :ai a little one, pop spying. Well, "well bow do you do, this is an unixpected jdez zure. Yes indeed, sed ipa. Ai d they all sat down, pop saying, Well how's your dawter" She's as well as can . b? ixjectel. thanks, sod. Mrs. .Tarviss, anil pop looked at ma, saying, It was too bad, wasent it. it eerteny was unfortunate. Mr. Potts and I were sorry to beer the news, sed ma, and pott sed. O well, we all have our trials and trubtoes. Well of all things, the ideer. sed Mrs. Jarviss, and Mr. Jarviss sed. Its too bad a mans dawter cant have a little son without having it 'regarded like some kind of a calamity. Not at all. quite the contrary, you misunderstood , 110 .indeed, sed pop and ma both trying to ixplane at th same time without doing it. and prittv soou Mr. and Mrs. Jaryis went home agen looking as if they wouMent of cared if they badent of come in the ferst place. Certain trees, like human beings, are said to be liable to . catch cold if exposed to draughts. "This Store Is Just What Brattleboro Has Been In Need of," is the remark of many who have looked over our line of coverings. Don't wait for the Spring rush. Send in your work NOW and get prompt serv ice. Get my price on a new hair mattress. We will renovate your old oue. Special treatment for silk floss. Call and see us. Stone's Upholstery Shop Tel. 42S-M 12 High Street WVre. Battery M. D's. You'd be surprised at the improvement a little care and attention make in a battery. A little water, a few hours of recharging, a few dollars' worth of repair work done in time may save you dollars of expense and inconvenience later on. ' We've treated all sorts of bat tery diseases here at Battery Headquarters, and nearly all makes of batteries. It's a fixed principle with us not to recora ' mend the purchase of a new bat tery unless our experience tells us it will save you money. Harry D. Wilbur & Co. 47 Elm .Street. Open Evenings and Sundays. Representing Willard Storage Batteries 1 ) A 1 - 4 - r.-'.