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ALLY T's Colum on Page 7 Today iNLY Daily Newspaper in Southeastern Vermont BRATTLEBORO, VERMONT, WEDNESDAY EVENING. FEBRUARY 8, 1922. EARLX MAIL EDITION VOL.9. NO. 291 I ii R H JrV I M H n ki M H H If M it n II fl H , Ml It I 11 II r- r O'CONNELL VISITS NEW POPE PIUS X Regret In Rome That Amer ican Cardinal Could Not Vote MAY CHANGE DATE FOR ELECTION Pius XI Exorrssos "l nboundcd Admira tion" for American People Clad to Sep This Country Lead 1,1 Limitation of Armament. ROME. Feb. i pe I'ius XI. S (Associated Press). expressed1 "unbounded the America n people and interest in the work of conference at his reeep- admiration" for voiced his deep the Washington ti'in of Cardinal O'Connell of Uo-tou yesterday. "I va happy to 'see your peace-loving c untry take the first step toward amelioration of this monstrous evil of armament," the pontiff said. The pope expressed his disappointment that Amer ica had not been represented at the con clave which elected him. Cardinal O'Connell told the corre spondent the holy fattier was much like an American. His manner v.-us most democratic, the cardinal added. The enrdinat denied a story published in the Rome newspapers that h newspapers had brouj gift SlUHHijiUO from America as a tln Vaticau. "I didn't brin? a cent," lie said. "I had enough to do to bring sufficient money to puy the expenses of such n long am! arduous trip." Many cardinals in expressing their regrets uud disappoint ment that Cardinal O'Connell bad not ai rived in time said tney nau urgea upon the l ontifl the imperative need for a change in the constitution in order permit attendance at the conclaves cardinals living in distant countries. VERDICT FOR OSBORNE. Jury Says Irison Reformer Did Not Alienate Duffy! Affections. (n,(OKD. X. J!.. Feb. S. The jury shortly before t) o'clock la--t niht re turned a verdict for Thomas Mott Os borne, prison reformer, who wa, defend ant in a suit for .''.),00; brought by .Mrs.' .lulia Mullane Duffy on the mound that he alienated her husband's affections. The case went to the jurv at 1:40 o'clock, after arguments of an hour each ly"Attv. George T. Hughes for the d-1 fense and Atlv. J"nist L. Ciurt ill for the plaintiff. It has been on trial since Jan. 31. ORLANDO TO FORM CABINET Former Premier Will Try to Organize ; Government for Italy j LONDON. Feb. S (Associated Tres-) Former Tremier Orlando of Italy has accepted f the invitation of King Victor, Emmanuel to form a new cabinet to sue-j cred the T.onomi ministry, says an Ex change Telegraph despatch from Rone today. RESl'ME WORK TOMORROW. liiion Railroad Men Ordered Jobs in Germany. BERLIN. Feb. S. The committee of the railway men's ordered a resumption of work Back to exeeut ive union lias beginning tomorrow afternoon, promised that regular reinstated. The government workers would be A remarkable fact connected with the use of the Bible at the present time is that it has lxen translated into lan guaues that know practically no other literatim. Red Men's Hall Tonight, at 8 o'clock Triumph lodge. No. i::::, S. V. of A., will hold a regular meeting. Business: Initiation. Re freshments. Thursday. Feb. !). at S. p. in. Regular meeting of I'ocahoutas council. No. 4. 1. of T. A good attendance is desired. Dance every Saturday night. Goodnow, Pearson & Hunt HUNDREDS Men s Are On Sale in Our Men's Department AT VERY LOW PRICES These are our share of a big lot bought at much below the regular market price for the Sixteen Goodnow Stores. Sizes run from 28 to 50 waist, measure. ' Priced for Our Mill and Factory Sale at $1.25 to $7.48 WIWtHHIIlllimiTWttWW HARRIMAN thinks PROJECT WILL PAY Head of N. E. Tower Co. Advocates St. Lnwrriiec Wate may Sell Enough Tower to Covrr Lost'. NEW YORK". Feb. S. Figures to show that the entire cost of the proposed international St. Lawrence waterway and power development could be de frayed by sale-; of electric current at prices cheaper than those at which cur rent can now be obtained at Niagara Falls, weie presented by Henry I. Har liman. president of the New England Tower ('., in an address yesterday be fore the Water Tower League of Amer ica. Pointing out that, the estimated cost of the project was SitMMM .0M1 for a sys tem wiibh would include 1,00,000 h rseMiwer of current, he said: "The government can certainly get its money for 4'j per cent. To that should be added one-half of one per cent for a sinking fund, making the fixed charges 81 ::.."; tO.UlM) a year. Adding $l!.r00.000 for -operation, the total aunual cost would be 15,001 MUX). "If the entire cost of the project is charged against power, it is thus evi dent that the xiwer will cost at the switchboard $10 rer horsepower, or a little more than 81". per kilowatt. "It is interesting to note that the lowest cost at which continuous power can now be purchased at Niagara Falls is between .1" and -S-O per horsepower. "Making proper allowances for trans mission charges, this power can be de livered on the ,0 per cent load factor at huge substations in Central New Eng land and New York at from six to seven mills per kilowatt hour. This is less than half the price at which power can be generated in New England by steam and even less than it can be generated for at the mouth of the mines in Teun sylvania." Mr. llarr'mian. w hile admitting there were certain local objections to the plan, particularly as to its waterway develop lnetit phase, urged that local! object iotis Would be "more than made up y benefits which canno' now b fore-ecu. " "o !n ; con .iderat ion." he declared, "should stand in the w.-iv of : ureal eco nomic development . which will benetit nuich of the' country, .iid Montreal. Tor! la ml. RulTalo and New Voik cannot expect permanently to receive toll for their individual benefit which increases imports and ex- tne cost of moving the torts of the world t ami from ' the West." Western manufacturers, ami farmers are insisting, he traffic from the Great Lakes merchants-, said, that have a di- rect aoec.-,s to the sea. E. II. Sargent, engineer of the state watcrpower commis-ion, opposed the St. Lawrence nroicct. declaring it to be. an encroachment on the rights of New York state, lie pointed out t hat the state) ow ns the bed of the St. Lawrence with-i in its boundaries, the sole control of and consequently it. RESIDENT El'RAL CARRIERS No .More Appointments of Persons Oui side Territory to Be Served. WASHINGTON. Feb. 8. The prin ciple of the local resident for the local job is further carried out by a ruling of the civil service commission yesterday. Hereafter, the commission states, onlv persons who have their residence within. the delivvrv of the otlice in which the vaeunev ovists w 11 be certified for rural carrier :i oooint meat . Heretofore certifi- ,".jtm Iht'itn Ti;i(lr of eli-rilipw resid ing within the delivery of any office m tlw entire county in which the vacancy cilice js situated. i The new procedure places applicants for rural carrier appointments on the same lwi- as applicants for potmater appointments, so far as the matter oi residence is concerned. THE WEATHER. Fair Tonight and Tomonou Thursday. -Wanner WASHINGTON. Feb. S. Weather forecast: Fair tonight. Somewhat colder in Maine and extreme southern New Hampshire. Thursday fair and warmer, diminishing northwest winds becoming variable. In some French rural districts Ho per cent of the inhabitants own their homes. Masonic Temple Thursdav. Feb. 0. T. '-D p. m. Fort Hum mer chapter. No. H. A. M. Stated convocation. I;. A. degree. Friday Feb. pi. 7:.','u p. m. Webster Lod'e of Perfection will work the 4th and 11th degrees. l.tlluiilKtllitMimoRlMiMUMItMUUtnHiOHIIilljliitititt.ltWtti- - OF PAIRS OF Trousers 3 I i ii II si f 3 S 1 I i ii WHHHUHlWIflllHlllllw UNIONISTS TAKEN FROM THEIR HOMES; Kidnaping of Leaders in Counties Fcrnanagh and Tyronne MOBILIZING FORCE TO PRESERVE ORDER1 lister Government Intends to Take Drastic Measures Relieved Raiders Came From Counties on Rorder 15 Arrests In Connection With Raid. BELFAST. Feb. S (Associated Tress) A large number of the leading Union ists of Counties Fermanagh and Tyrone in the Flster area were kidnaped from their homes early today and taken to un known destinations. Fifteen arrests have been made in connection with the kidnap ing. The rajders are believed to have come from County Cavan and Longford, near the border. The forces known as tie- "T.. Specials" are being mobilized today in Tj rone and Fermanagh and rushed to the scenes of the kidnaping. The l ister government has announced its intention of taking drastic measures. FIGHT REOPENING OF STEEL MILL! One Man Killed and Several Hurt at Yorkville. Olde Closed Since July. YORKVILLE. (.. Feb. S At hast one man was killed and a number of others injured in a tight this morning at the plant of the Wheeling Steel Corp. here. 'The plant resumed operations yes terday after' being shut down since "last July when the company and the amalga mated association of iron, steel and tin workers were unable to reach an agree ment. WAGE HEARINGS MARCH 0. Lalor Board to Take I n Railroad Men's Applications. has i HH AGO. rib. S. Hearings on ap plications for increases or decreases in j wages for all classes of railway emploes. 'except those in tram and engine ami yard i service, will be started here March (''. the I'nited States railroad labsr hoard au- nou need yesterday. The licurings will be iieously for all carriers who have tiled application hcld and s on simulta- r et). :(. At present, the Imard announced. 1" class one railroads out of '-MIS in the coun try have tiled applications for wage cuts in final form f,r certain classes .f cm- l""jc, wane 1.1 unions. while 1.1 unions, includinir the 'derated shop crafts, hav tiled aimlica- tions for wage increases. Other carriers 'i outer employes organizations alout to tile applications. . 'j hoard has handed down several arc i de- oisions during the past throe month fecting the various classes of workers and except for the train and engine and vard service men. will have all such c:iM-silis-posed of before March II. it was stated. CIT PAY OF V. Y. CLERKS. Reduction of ii Per Cent Accepted by too Employes. ST. ALBAXS. Feb. N. Clerks cm ployed in the Central Vermont railwav have agreed to a wa-re reduction of i: i.t.'i. eat. it was announced todav. About 4im clerks are affected. Commandant Emma West brook. TO years obi, has been a soldier in iln. vation Army for I"-' years. Durinir nearly the whole of this long period her conliued to cities in (he ilbors have been outhern states. Centre Congregational Church Wednesday. Feb. S Rrv Scout rjillv at First Haptist church, tfi which every one interested in the S invited. Friday, Feb. in. 7.::ti i liiht meeting. A study of ' .Meaning of Faith. Methodist Episcopal Church Wednesday at l.'.'.O n m Meeting of W. II. M. 5S. in the vestrv Friday evening at 7.:j0 Church prayer meetiug. CABARET WITH Famous Venetian Trio HEADED P,Y Pietro Verdi Mordelia FESTIVAL HALL TONIGHT, 8 P. M. Alternate nuuibers on .program will be dances for the public. Snow's Orchestra Reserved seats, which will be at tables, on main floor, $1. Tele phone 318-W. Balcony seats 75 cents, no reserva tions permitted. J Refreshments sold throughout the evening. Auspices Ways and Means Com mittee Brattleboro Woman's Club. TRANSPORT NORTHERN PACIFIC BURNS, Crew Rescued by Steamers Called Scene Grounded Willi Soldiers In RHO. to NEW YORK. Feb. S. The former I transport Northern Taeific, which last claimed headlines in 1010 when she crashed onto a sand bar off Fire island with .".(MM) American soldiers she was bringing back from France, today was destroyed bv tire -10 miles off Cape May. N. J. ' Radio messages this morning said that tire had broken out aboard the steamer and that she was a mass of flames. Later reports said she had been aband oned by Captain William L'usti and her crew, who were taking her to dry dock in Chester, Ta.. where she was to be reconditioned. Her crew was rescued by steamships which rushed to the scene. The Northern Taeitie was "00 feet lon. n' feet, wide and had a depth of 21 feet. Her legistered gros.s tonnage was FIRST STEP TOWARD LASTING PEACE Japanese Treniier Confident of Results of Washington Conference Stop Building Battleships. TOKTU. Feb. S" (Associated Tress) The agreement reached at the Washing ton conference marks the lirst step to ward establishment of a "real and last ing peace" with the possibility of aboli tion of armament. Tremier Baron Taka liaslii told the house of peers yesterday. The premier's utterance came in reply to an interpellation. The navy department has ordered the various dock yards to stop construction work on the eight battleships and battle cruisers now on the ways which are to be scrapped in accordance with the Washington c-oiiferen' agreement. Fu ture construction of auxiliary craft will be advanced to the present in order to afford employment for the dock yard workers, Vice Admiral Okada announced. SET MURDER CASES FOR BRATTLEBORO Appeab, of I-scord and Gibson to lie Heard Here Feb. 21 Fairbanks's Verdict Affirmed. MOXTTELIER. Feb. S. A decision was given in supreme court yesterday in the case of R. Ward Dent. adminis trator of the estate of Fred M. Fair hanks, against Bellows Falls & Saxtons Rtver Street Railway Co.. Windham county, in v. hicii judgment for plaintiff for $'',(iH was affirmed. The opinion was read by .!ustiis Taylor. The three Woolloy estate cases are for hearing at. Brattlcboro while rive Wind ham county ca-es are fir hearing here. The case of i he state against William I.escord. alias William Wetherbee. and William Gibs.:-:"ir murd"r, from Witid- Mor e iuntv. was set 'for hearing at ltrat employes j tb-boro Feb. iM, as was the Bugg-Dcg-or before i nan. Stre ter-Hunter, and town of Roy- COOLIDGR HAS BROKEN TOE. Hit Piece of FumUur ble to Attend to Work. WASHIXCTOX. Feb. S. nt (olidge hobbb-d into -Vice Tresi the cabinet room at the executive with a broken toe. but misfortune ami his ft that maie of those win and leaving the White offices yesterday disguised both his lings so cleverly i -aw him entering House noted any- thing strange. The bone in the little toe of the left foot was broken when the vice president strode too vigorously into a piece of fur niture in his apartment at the Willard Saturday nijrht. It has not Ih-cii nec-cs- sary to use cither a cast or a splint, the injured member being merely tightly bound up. Mr. ( ouhdze lias not permitted the in jury to interfere with bis activitie; cither at the eapitol or down town ex c-ept that he is having his clerks come to his office adjoining the senate chamber instead of tramping down the long corri dors of the senate office building to the rooms w here mi-st of his routine wvrk is usually transacted. CI T POTATO FREIGHTS.' Ran go r & Aroostook Road .Makes It) Per Cent Reduction. T.ANOOR. Me.. Feb. 8. The T.angor - Aroostook railroad today announced a 10 per cent redaction in treignt rates on potatoes, apples and hay in carload lot A .New oriv piaynouse is tlie nrst in America to provide a tuuoking room for women. First Baptist Church Roy Scout Itally. Feb. b Roy Scout Rally for the Avhole town. There wilt te speaking, music, Scout demonstrations. All interested in Roy Scouts are invited to attend. . Wednesday at (i.'U) p. in. Aunual Raraca cla-s banouet. Address by Rev Henry McLean, pastor of Greenfield Methodist Episcopal church; 7.,'i) Rallv of all local troops of Roy Scouts celebrating tho J-th anuiversary of the founding of Roy Scouts. Friday at 4 p. m. -Junior Endeavor society ; p. m. Ruffet supper ; tl.110 Mission study classes; 7-,0 Regular church prayer meeting. Friday and Saturday. Feb. It) and 11 Rummage sale in Emerson building. Elliot street, in rooms formerly occupied by Christiau Science church. St. Michael's Church (Episcopal) Wednesday. Feb. S. at 7.4." Meeting of the Carry-On club. p. m.- Knights of Columbus Hall The Indies' Renevolent association will hold a public card party for the benefit of their charity fund "Thursday afternoon from 2:30 to 5 o'clock in K. of C. hall. Lunch w ill be served during the afternoon. Everyone is cordially in vited. ' Friday, Feb. 10, 7 p. m. Regular meeting of Women of Mooseheart Le gion. Dancing from 9 to 12. Everybody invited. TOWN REQUESTS r POWER CO. TO PAY:' Bill for nnmnorps Procontorl to Counsel This Morning EXCEEDS $90,000 BESIDES ABUTMENT Rill Covers Expenditures for New Rridge and for Repairing Damage to Vernon Road, West River Rridge and Suspen sion Rridge Road. Rrattleboro's bill to the Connecticut River Tower Co. for damages caused by the freshet which carried off the steel bridge crossing the river at Rridge street March L'S. Rrjo. was presented by Town Counsel Arthur T. Carpenter this morn ing to Attorney naroni i;. wmtney. ounscl for the Tower Co., with a request for payment. The bill amounts to .!!.- 74. ol. exclusive of this town's share of the cost of repairing the New Hampshire abutment to the suspension bridge be tween T.rattleboro and Chesterfield. That will amount to about S(5.(M. and there will be a small deduction from the total on account of the lumber salvaged from steel now the falsework used when the new- bridge was erected. This lumber is piled up and will be sold. The bill was prepared yesterdav bv At torney Carpenter and some of the select men. It includes the expenditures for the years Riiro and ltrJl. together with interest cnargos up to Jan. l or tins year. One item is SJs.-S !.!." for the tempo rary bridge ami abutments. Island road. bridge salvage, bridge approach, ranm on ii-e. Mooring, painting, railing. timlers. drain and miscellaneous, with interest, after deducting S'.UHi'.Um received from the town of Hinsdale, which was one- juarter of the cost before interest was added. nother item is S'l 4' .'-! for repairs hr Vernon toad and sidewalk : an no c is SllK.i;7 for repairing the West River bridge and road ; and another is Mv.i. for retmiriiijj and improving the suspension bridge road, these three items total Sll.'Jir.Ol. An item of .S."1.7" is for Erattle!oro's payment to the I'nited Construction Co. for its share of the new bridge and the services t Morrs. engineers, to which is added an interest charge of .S7n.7.". niak- ng a total of JS."2,t)4:;.7."i for the bridge. The above items aggregate .S02.173.7 1. from which is deducted Sl'V.MO, a credit for cement bags returiVl. leaving a bal ance bie of N!1.t7l.:U. The town claims the" Power Co.' is re ponsible for this expense by reason of the construction of the dam at Vernon. No One's Enemy. (Groton Times.) An attempt is being made to cull the issue in the coining state election Vermont that of the farmers against newspaners. Such talk is lssh. in mont. New Hampshire or almost Ver - any t her state. How many farmers are unfriendly to the newspapers to which they subscrilx and which they road religiously in fact 'ar nv.re than many of their brothers in' the cities and large tow ns? How- manviAhsoluV minimum tor January in ! newspapers are not mindful of the inter-1 years. 'J7 ( l!tls Normal tempera - est of the farmer in the nai.er and. far tore for January for E years. '!. I e - from unfriendly, do all possible to aid and assist their agricultural neighbors to prosper? The real new spaper is the enemv of . ' . . .- lli man. It Works to lieu all Classes and divisions ami works hard. It nub - isneo column alter column ot material .. - . . Tiimn nft.w .olnmo of inatnrial , a y. . . aimed to assist tanners., workers, bnsi-1 Ja mwrj m i .;-- i.i-r. - - u - ntss men of all lines, professional men. 'mal pressure in January for V. years, women, children in fact all Much of'o"-M- Excess this year compared with this is not news, but it appears to theliiormal. .10. ... 1 ' . . . i -.....:... 1 u v : v.i.....nl ; ,i newspaper editor t carry a valuable message. So he prints it. Some of it he mav not entirely believe. but he- passes it along so that bis readers may consider it and form their own opinion. Why call him anyone's enemy? To Rridge a Mudhole. If automobiles could wear snowshoes there would Ite no sticking in the mud. To make up for this deficiency, H. Clif ford T.rokaw of a V. M. C. A. auto school, advises autoniobilists touring parts of the country where they are likely to encounter muddy roads to carry ait lS-jnch roll of chicken wire. When confronted with a particularly bad mini hole, the tourist stretches the wire across it. making a bridge strong enough to support the automobile. The sain- ap plies to traversing deep sand. Very little water is needed to wash oft the chicken wire when rolled and a ditch or brook is generally near a highway. Universalist Church Wednesday, 7J10 p. m. Troop 4. Roy Scouts, ami their friends will attend the Scout meeting at the Raptist church. "1 do not know of any form of American ization that produces so real an Ameri can as the Roy Scout program. I am told there are S.tKXUMX) boys of Scout age; if we could have S.OOO.OOO Roy Scouts for on generation, we would no longer have an Americanization prob lem." Herbert Hoover, at Tenth Rirth dav dinner. Thursday, at .'i.r.O p. m. Meeting of the Ladies' circle in the vestry. Reports of the fair will be presented. Tea will b served. Friday at 7 p. m. Junior union in church parlor. Friday at 7..0 p. nu Meeting of joint committee of Junior Workers ami Will ing Workers at home of Raymond Wells. dd Fellows Temple Wednesday. Feb. S. at 7..K) p bearsal of Rebekah degree. Thursday. Feb. 9. 7.:.0 p. ni. meeting of Ladies' auxiliary. m. Re Regular Thursday evening, Feb. 9. at S o'clock sharp. Regular meeting of Canton Talestme, No . t Friday, Feb. J?. 7.30 p. m. Rehearsal of initiatory degree. Degree staff please! be present as 1 his is the last rehearsal before the working of the degree. Are you ready for the inasauerade dance Feb. 17? AUTOMATIC TELLERS TO PROMOTE THRIFT ivo Received by Rratlleboro Trust Co. tt I9 Placed in Schools Machines Sell Stamps. Five automatic ' receiving teller for the promotion of thrift among the school the P.rat placi'd in pupils have been received by tlcoaro Trust Co. and will be the schools tomorrow. The tellers are attractive which are divided into four machines compart- moots. The respective compartments contain 1-cent. .T-cent. 10-cent and U.Veent receipt stamps. When the amount which it is desired to save is deposited in the- corresponding slot and the button pressed a stamp for an equal amount is delivered to the purchaser. The machines work something on the principle of the automatic gum machines. Convenient sized folders are, furnished by the bank ami are blocked out so as to provide space for (U stamps, which are 'alwmt the size of a postage stamp. When (receipt, stamps representing a .dollar or more have been nltixod the folder is to be taken to the Trust Co.. w here the amount will be credited on the holder's regular (bank Iwtok and will draw interest accord ing to the hank s regular rules. It is expected that the machines will he placed in the Main street. Canal strc et, Tarochial and Oak Grove school buildings and possibly in the academy building in West Rrattleboro. In case the machines are not a'l placed in schools one will be placed at the S. A. Smith Mfg. C-. plant. BAILEY TRAINING FOR GOBAR MATCH Won 10 Out of 11 .Matches on Recent', Trip One Declared Iraw, as Mixup Prevented. Finish Match. George (Farmer) Railcy. New England; 1 ............. ra. 1 . - .!. fltltrf l.lllllorlllll 1 1 V. l'O ,...1 Hi ntHi.lw.r., I. mm. o t ra in for his bout with Jatrinda Cbaran Goho-Gabar, which will be held in tne. reached Rrattleboro. Auditorium Friday night of this weck.j Things were not as represented. Mr. Manager E. .1. Fenton of the Auditorium, i.T0iinsou tota a lnr,uber of The Reformer will put on an interesting preliminary ai Gobar. who is the gold eating claim pion of India, is after the worlds title and in the year he has been in this coun try he has defeated all with whom he has grappled with the exception of Farmer ; Railcy. who established a connection be- tween (iohar's shoulder. and the mat at; Norfolk. Vfi.. three weeks ago. . In the Norfolk bout Railcy and Gobar! went through the roies and Railey landed on the Hindu gladiator. Gobar contended that bis shoulder was injured anil that the injury was resHnsible for bis defeat.! He is therctore anxious tor a not tier go at the son of the Greeu Mountains. , Johnson of Rrattleboro. Caryl George. Railey's recent trip took hint to St. also of this town, and George Gale and Louis. He was in 11 matches and won Harold Gale of West Townshend. who R. the other going to a draw. This one: have been living here. Mr. Wiley's broth was with George Krotsamores, the Greek jer, Frank Wiley of Kansas City, Mo., champion. Krotsamores attempted to also is in the party. lien Mehuroa of gouge Railey's eyes, apparently fearing: South Londonderry, a "West River rail defeat, w hich was too much for George . rad man, intended to cast his lot w ith W. The latter souared off and a mix-uu'the miners a little later and Lad made started. hut .indie- interference ore - vented serious trouble. METEOROLOGICAL SUMMARY. Observations for January at 40 High Street, Llevatiou r:;: Feet. MMnik Piofill H-i ,li tiriSfl 1 VII '1111?) 1 V" f 1 tl aiiv iu' mive'f,iai cuimuui. v. tl,eiuary as mad" from observations by 'ris u. augtian at 4 itign street, - v l vation of .'.. feet, is as follows: Temperature Highest, 4 I -t.th . Lowe st. iKIO. Mean maximum, .",(.!. Mean minimum, 11.'-". I aily mean for month, '21.:'.. Absi.lute maxi- mum m January in J. years, ii.u.M;iwas sidvertised and; a number of men . heienoy this year compared with nor - mal. ... Atmospheric pressure Highest. ''' inches '..tn. Iiwest. -.... ( itn i. t,..:i.. r ,,...,,1. A n; l...l ., i. i l'anj mean iui mourn, .r.i,,. au-iuu : maximum for January in lo years. , l;.Sl !l.ll. AlfSOllltC 111111111111111 tor (i.W . , 11,1.1 1 I...Al..t.t ,.11, 111,11,11, T.1- i '.." ij.'i-. .houh- "" t T . 1 ! ,wltO rf"llf. s.... c nupnainwi, incm.s. .-,uni hmmidh iiiai a man can mine ions a c.ay January for K. years, '.SS. Total pre- easy." i cipitat ion tins ear lieiiciemw this year compared with normal. .Number ot navs on wnicu .m or oci of precipitation occurred, nine. Snow fall. 7.('t inches. Snow on ground at end of month, eight inches. Wind, pre vailing direction, north. Clear days. 17. Tartlv clomiv .". Cloudy !. CARARET THIS EVENING. Woman's Club Event in Festival tj Ikgin at 8 O'clock. Hall Elaborate decorations have been car ried out for the cabaret to be held in Festival ball tonight at S o'clock, when the famous Venetian trio. including j1 Tietro Verdi Mordeglia as piano-aeeoril- louist ana Jane voiding as victimise mm soprano soloist, will furnish the enter tainment. Snow's orchestra will furnish music for dancing, the dances and en tertainment numbers alternating. Ta bles have been arranged on the main floor of the hall. All reserved seats will bo at the tables and reservations may be made bv telephoning Mrs. G. E. Hunter, ".1S-W. None of the balcony seats will be reserved. Refreshments wilt be sold throughout the evening. The cabaret is being given under the auspices of the ways and means committee of the Rrattleboro Wi-man's club. SEX DETERMINATION Scottish Farm Wives Apply Tests to Hens Eggs. I'rof. Julian Huxley's theories of se predetermination are nothing new to Scottish farmers wives.s who claim an infallible method of learning which eggs will produce cockerels and which Inns. Their method is this: Take a threaded needle and string an ordinary cork corks are plentiful in Kcotl.-fiid about half wav between the needle and a knot in the other end of the thread. Holding the egg in the left hand, suspend the needle and cork, hold by tin knot in the right hand, over but not touching the egg. If the needle moves pendulumwiso. to and fro, the egg will hatch a cockerel; if it oscilliates with a circular motion, the esrg will hatch a hen; if the needle doesn't move, the egg is infertile. New York World. Fntil a few years aso diamonds were looked on bv Manchu ladies as pieces -of glass, but these precious stones eradually become fashionable in have churia. 'VISIONS OF MONEY FADE OUT Party Who Left Here for Mine in Missouri Quit Job DECLARE CONDITIONS NOT WIS REPRESENTED Two Arrive in Rraltleboro, Leaving Oth ers Stranded Without Money to Pay E; en Iioard Rill Money Sent Them by Telegraph Last Night. After, a brief coal mining experience in Millbrook, Mo.; under the alluring representation that they could make ,2."i a day easily and more if they wanted to work harder, six Windham county men who left Rrattleboro the latter part of January have emit the job sadder and wiser and two have returned home, leav ing the others stranded in Millbrook un til money can be gotten to them so that they, too, can fix their eyes on the green hiils of Vermont. The two who have just returned are Jacob Johnson, proprietor of a store on South Main street. Rrattleboro, and Carl II. Wiley of South Londonderry. Mr. Wiley was the only one who had money"' enough on hand to bring him Lome, but ; Mr. Johnson succeeded in borrowing 1 11 "11S 1 l'd 101 1,ls homeward trip on he his piomise to repay as soon as stuff, excei.t that there wns i.lentv of coal. Mr.- Johnson is a veteran coal miner and knows what is needed in the way of equipment to ojK'rate a coal mine successfully, and he says he knew from the minute he set eyes on the Millbrook mine that he and his companions bought gold bricks; when they paid about SUOO apiece to cover their transportation from Rrattleboro to Millbrook, a month's board in advance and some preliminary ex penses, i it ' ir7'i'? The men whom Mr. Johnson and Mrl Wiley left in Millbrook when they started home are the former's son-in-law. James: 1 u advance payment of i?.",0. but shi-e th return of Mr. Johnson and Mr. Wiley he Las decided not to add coal mining to his experiences for the present. According to Mr. Wiley and Mr. John son. Mr. Wiley's brother became ac quainted with Ir. G. R. Tropp of Kan sas City, who interested him in an at tempt to get men to operate the Mill ; brook Mining Co.'s coal mine. Frank J 1 - i Wilnp tt flint tiiiii nil si n -tiir!i ir n : - . j u i tjv .- kili ii'iuii, iu j automobile knew nothing aliout the mine, but took 1 1 propp's word, ami thev came to ; i;V.-,t tl boro after some men because Mr. j Wiley's brother lived in this county, -u. opimrtunitv to earn big iiioucv me t Ir. Tropp at the Rrooks House, . "i)r. propp told us that he owned or . controlled the mine and that it had been 'operated successfully from a commercial I standpoint. Mr. Wiley told The Re- j former representative, "and that it was s fiiv 1 . enuipiH'u ami . we could earn at 2-" a day from the start, on a ! ist , ,asis of practically -SI a ton for mining. ini" .s,-uu mere was an ampie marKei ior IjL. l 1 11 IT. sjih there II I. .. 1 I 1. J- .. niie c-oai ami in:u ne wouiti guarantee to j take away all the coal we could mine." i "It looked reasonable to me," said Mr. .. Johnson, "as 1 am an old miner and I ! i . t. . i ...... o- ... i j 1 be men said that Jacob Johnson, James Johnson. Harold Gale and George ,aie pant 1 r. i rotip .ifii cacti, io cover railroad fares, a month's board in ad vance and some incidentals, that Caryl George paid him -S170. promising to pay !s;0 for board after he had made sure that he wanted to stay on the job. and that Carl Wiley paid him 20, as- his job was to be a little more important than that of the cithers. Ren Mehuron paid i?.'M) for a -month's board and was to pay the balance when ho reached Millbrook, 1 r. Tropp and the seven men accepted for' the mine jobs started for Millbrook the last week in January. Dr. Tropp stopped off at Kansas City, but the oth ers went directly to Millbrook. arriving there Wednesday. Jan. !'.". Dr. Tropp arrived in Miltbntok the following day. "We told Dr. Tropp the mine could not be oorated successfuly with the equipment at hand." declared Mr. John foii. "ami he promised to put in the needed equipment at once. He stayed there a few hours and then went away, ami we haven't seen him since. He prom ised to return the following Monday. Jan. "). but didn't show up and we were un able to locate him. "We tilled the coal shute. the only one at the mine, which had a capacity of IS to 1!0 tons, and then stopped because no body took the coal away and there was nothing else for us to do." Mr. Johnson and Mr. Wiley asserted that the man where they were to lonrd told them that Dr. Tropp advanced 'JO on board account, which was used up very quickly. Then the boarding mistress began clamoring for money with which to buy provisions to feed the hungry mouths, but none "was fort hcoining as the men were without, means. Tire fod supply became exhausted and the leeti were obliged to seek sustenance clse- J where, ami after hnnginsr around a few days they decided that old ermont was good enough for them. Mr. Johnson said today that money1 was xent by telegraph last night to the stranded miners in Millbrook. Not Expect ins a Revolution. (Rutland Herald.) The St. Albans Messenger is right in saying that no revolution would follow the adoption of an executive budget, with right of way over other business, and it is further true that no effective reform w ill Conic exuept through act of I the lenislature. but these things together Man-J ought to help. - Certainly a pledged legis lature will not repudiate its pledges.