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THE BR ATTLEBOKO DAILY REFORMER; FRIDAY, MAY 19, 1922.
RHEUMATISM IS GONE JP NOW HE FEELS FINE Eats as Well as He Ever Did, too, Is Statement of Thomas Mitchell Praises Tanlac for Completely Restoring His Health "Since taking Tanlac I can under stand why so many are praising it," said Thomas Mitchell, .'JO Euclid plate, Buffalo, N. Y. "A short tome ago my appetite went back on me and every bite 1 ate seemed to sour and gas dist ressed me so I could hardly stand it. I also suffered from rheumatic pains, and felt run down, and dizzy-headed most of the time. My general health seemed to be wrecked. "I am mighty glad to say Tanlac has knocked my troubles sky high. I haven't an ailment of any kind, am eat ing just as well as ever and enjoying my food like I did years ago. Tanlac is certainly a wonderful medicine." Tanlac is sold by all good druggists. 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This guarantee is backed up by the Weber Flour Mills, and every merchant who handles Tea Table Flour is instructed to live up to the letter of this guarantee. 'Xh rr frn firmhi hcVevp iheSsP iljfency Short Patent ' i in this sacx is superior i to any flour you have everused.thatifyou dcritfinditsolwant wtoietumtlos empty " sack to your frocer and have your money " ; refunded. 1 vr?f lw...... 1 . I TO TEE SUBSCRIBERS It Is the aim of the management to assure efficient service in the delivery of the paper each night, and it solicits the co-operation of subscribers to that end. Prompt report should be given of each failure to receive the paper on the morning following the omission, in person, by telephone or postal card, thus en abling the cause of the error to be promptly and accurately discovered and the proper rem edy immediately applied. It i only by this method that the publisher can secure the de sired service. The Refomer 1 on sal every evening by the following new dealers: Brattleboro, Brattleboro New Co., C W. Deaveland, S. L. Purinton (Esteyville), Brooks House Pharmacy. Allen' Depot News stand, Gilbert J. Pollica. 2S7 South Main St, Fort Duromer district). West Brattleboro, J. L. Stock-wall East Dummerston, M. E. Brown, Putney, M. G. William. Newtane, X. M. Barchelder, West Townshend, C H. Grouty Jamaica, R. J. Daggett. South Londonderry, F. II. Tylvt South Vernon, E. B. Bufrum. Hinsdale, N. H.t W. H. Lyman. Greenfield, Mass., Greenfield Ntws Ca, Greenfield, Mass., C. A. Hay. FRIDAY, MAY ID, 1022. THE TWO GIANTS. i Genoa fails, but the British pound is worth more than it has been for years. It is almost within forty cents of par, which means that British paper currency is worth more than ninety cents per dol lar in gold. The strenuous efforts made hy Lloyd George at Genoa were exerted, evidently, more for the rest of Europe t;en fr Great Britain. The British i can get along better with Europe set on its feet economically, but fairly well, anyway with their world empire. As for America, we have forty per cent of the world's gold in our treasury, a. dollaV at par and credit unlimited, and nearly everybody convinced that, come what may abroad, things are going to work out all right for us. Like the British, we realize that it would help along our prosperity a great deal if foreign nations were able to pay their debts and buy our goods in larger quantities ; still, we can manage. Whatever may happen abroad, we may reasonably expect more prosperity than any other nation could expect for many years under the most favorable circum stances imaginable. America and Great Britain are the two national giants-, in business power, money power, man power and political power. It is no exaggeration to say that, in the international balance, they alone weigh more at present than all the rest of the world together. 1 IUntHUltBJikuin"im Auto Insurance 200,000 careful drivers of automo biles had 88,000 accidents last year. Some cost much money to settle. The automobilists were a selected group not 200,000 average driv ers. No man can look at these figures and say that lie does not need automobile insurance. - - GEO. M. CLAY You Don't Want Gray Hair And You Cannot Have Gray or Streaked Hair If Yon Use 1907 Hair Tonic W. II. BOND, 51 Main Street Passenger and Baggage Transfer LOUIS L ALLEN MORE INFLATION? There is more than $3,000,000,000 of gold in the federal reserve banks, nearly half of the money-gold in the world. That is incomparably more than any na tion ever had before. It is twice as much as this country had four years ago. It is a potential basis for billions of credit more than are now outstanding. Money is "easier" already, as every body knows. It can be borrowed again, on rather reasonable terms, almost any where, for legitimate purposes. It is getting easy to borrow, too, for some il legitimate purposes. Interest rates may go still lower. This Ls good for business. It is pos sibly the biggest factor in the revival of business activity now well under way. The new credit is fresh blood for indus try and trade. There is danger in it, too. Some fi nancial experts are talking of a new period of inflation, with prices rising again, and speculation increasing. May the country be saved from that! Far better than any sudden boom would be the completion of the deflation process not quite accomplished yet in some lines and then a steady, sound build ing up of business all around. That would last, and benefit everybody. Booms arc business fevers, sometimes fatal and always followed by depression. There's always danger of carrying a good thing too far. Luther Burbank says he produced a walnut with a shell so thin that the birds ate the kernels out, so he had to thicken it again. Na-. ture usually knows where to stop. One kind of man, at least, is going ahead without paying much attention to politics and diplomatic crises, and saving the world in his own qui,et, effec tive way. It's the farmer, putting in his crops. Through China's Open Door By MORRIS i. . . . I : T L j A SS Trotected by George Matthew Adams sions is "By heck," and she says the English never know what she means by it. Doubt'ess there are many Boston ians who would claim they didn't, either. Psycho-analysts call an inner and re pressed desire a "complex." A good many busy business men suffer from a fishing complex about this time of year. A meteor which landed in Virginia re cently dug a hole T00 feet in diameter. What a help it would have been in starting a. new subway in New York. The theory about a .loan to the Sviet government seems to be that yotf can make a deadbcat pay what money he owes by lending him more. To many baseball fans the real open ing of the big league will be next Satur day when Babe Ruth will be permitted to go to the bat again. Automobile dealers advertise all sorts of motor accessories, but the main one the pocketbook, you have to supply yourself. No bandit could get away from our business section this week without leav ing bin tracks behind. Fresh yegetables come high in Boston. They're sending them by airplane from New Jersey. One of Lady Astor's favorite expres- Too Much Law. (Burlington News.) One of the ideas which the late Allen M. Fletcher would have promulgated ex tensively, had he lived, would be a less ening in the number of laws which over lap one another with a resulting ex pense to the taxpayer. Judge E. C. Mower, a. scholar in matters of law, is of the same opinion and many eminent iurists have engaged in an attempt to stop practice of passing so many laws that it is almost impossible to be a law abiding citizen. . It is the opinion of The News and many lawyers that a considerable per centage of the laws, now on the statute books of Vermont are unconstitutional. Men are continually committing per jury in the courts when asked to dis close as to where they secured their in toxicating liquor. It is a mutter of doubt if they could be forced tomake a disclosure. One of the cardinal prin ciples of law is that a man cannot be mado to testify against himself. When he buys liquor he "is just as guilty of a violation of the law as the man who sells it. Therefore when he testifies a to the effect he purchased liquor he is incriminating himself. It is so with many laws. Racing for Grada Crossings. (Barre Times.) The officials of the Central Vermont railroad who entered a protest to the state automobile department against what appeared to the engineer of a Cen tral Vermont train to be a flagrant case of disregard of caution by a motorist in operating a motor vehicle at a grade crossing in Sheldon was justified in his position. To the engineer it appeared that the motorist volntarily raced with the train over a distance of half a mile to the grade crossing in question and the automobile barely got across the track when the train thundered by. It was said that the sight of the train must have been visible to the motorist half a mile back from the crossing. Per haps there is another side to the story. At any rate, the motorist in question, the number of whose car was taken, ouht to be given an early opportunity to present his side of the case and then let the state automobile department ex ercise its best judgment in deciding the case. The Onions Spoke for Themselves. (Jutland Herald.) The Brattleboro Reformer finds solace for bonus and tariff, dollar-tax and state waste in rhubarb tie, strawberries and asparagus. Why omit greers and ypung onions? They have intellectual and artistic possibilities well worth., con sideration A l he Meddler t : t "If the coat fits you, put It on," For some time The Meddler has held the opinion that it would be mutually advantageous to the state and to the P.rattleboro Retreat if the two were in closer relation in the administration of the local institution. As things are now, the state has a considerable interest in the Retreat on 'account of the several hundred patients which it supports there, but has nothing: whatever to say as to how the institution shall be managed. It ought to have a voice in this matter; in fact, The Meddler believes that the in stitution itself would be a decided gainer under such an arrangement. Suppose, for example, that the trustees, who now have one vacancy on their board, should fill it by naming the director of state in stitutions to the place. The state would then have representation, while the trustees as a board would be greatly strengthened by the addition of one closely in touch with all matters per taining to the care of tr-: insane. The Retreat has problems ahead of it just at this time that make the need of such help as the director of state institutions could give especially important, although for that matter so long as state patients are kept here there would never be a time when his assistance would not be valuable. All The Meddler cares to say just at present in reference to the oiling of (Putney road is that when the selectmen turned the road over to the state under the patrol system they drove a pretty poor bargain. It was done, too, The Meddler understands, against the advice of the road commissioner and at least one member of the board. On the face of it the arrangement looks good $22.1 a mile from the state in return for $73 a mile from the town, but the Caw in it is that the state does not provide cither surface treatment or dust-laying, mertly a man and a cart to rake up stones, fill And He Did! 1,1,-1 Cup with VouR) I 'i 1 ,'HfeNDs: S . ' " I swiD HJpJHD - HAS"? t-t-s,,V:- U holes, etc. The Meddler does not intend to belittle this sort of maintenance ; on certain roads it is excellent. In the case of Putney road, however, more of the surface will blow away on a busy day than any patrolman ' can put back. Whether or not any effects of last year's oiling are evident on Putney road, it is a fact that much more of that highway is where it belongs than would have been the case if oil had not been used. Furthermore, The Meddler is convinced, wholly aside from the question of com fort, that both state and town funds are being unwisely spent when they go for pafrol work instead of oil on this par- ticular project. ' No figures are available to show how many automobiles have been sold in Brattleboro this season, but from all in dications, including reports from some dealers, it is pretty close to a record breaker. Certainly appearances point that way. Traffic on Main street is al ready as heavy as it was last year at the height ,of the tourist season, and the vil lage commissioners face an Important problem in the matter of regulation. There is little doubt that existing rules will have to be changed and new ones enacted if anything like efficient hand ling of traffic is to be in effect, this year. One of the worst places is Main street between the corner of Flat street and the plaza. Parking on at least one side of the Ftreet ought to be prohibited en tirely and that should include the bridge Commenting on. The Meddler's refer ence to the plaza in last week's column a correspondent asks if some concerted action cannot be taken toward the gen eral care and improvement of this spot, and suggests the "planting of a few trees and shrubs properly arranged, with regard to a park-like effect, in some com prehensive way that might include the beauties of both park and lawn." Con tinuing in his suggestion, which The Meddler is glad to pass along, this cor respondent asks: "Wouldn't it be a good plan tos have a few trees some of the maples, pin-oak, elm or tulip set out there where they would prove val uable as they grew, and along the bor ders a few groups of various hardy shrubs, with also some vines and creep ers climbing the rocky background?" And speaking of might-have-beens, as brought to mind by The Meddler's re cent reference to the kerosene lantern in the town hall corridor, another corre spondent writes : "I was told by a neighbor who attended the Princess mov ies Monday evening that on leaving the theatre she saw that an automobile had been parked in the alley to the east of the building during the entire perform- .ance, filling the whole space and block ing the only exit in case of emergency. Just as she noticed it the owner climbed into the car and backed it out among tlie crowd of people leaving the building, of course running a big chance of injur ing someone. Percentage Too Low. (St. Johnsbury Caledonian.) Governor Hartness savs the Ktaf i 50 per cent eilicient. That is not enough. A school pupil does not get a promotion card whose rank is not higher than that. The responsiveness of the nhvsical organism to changes of color, is a belief tuat is reflected m tne customs. of many peoples. From the earliest times it has been the practice of the , Chinese to I clothe victims of smallpox in carmine In Tonkin children . with measles are painted red. while in Spain the tradi tional prescription for the same maladv is a red shirt and red syrup. . .... m mudsill THE SECRET SORROW As Boswell to James Beeswax Jing, my task will soon be closed; he would not smile or dance or sing, as optimists proposed. So men have said he was a grouch because he heaved no smiles, but rose repining from his couch, and groaned in many styles. But ere, he left Jhese scenes of strife, he said to me, "Old scout, my relatives have spoiled my life, and put me down and out. Oh, I have uncles by the score, who ate all I could earn and I have nieces twelve or more, and I have aunts to burn.' My wife has cousins by the ton, and countless nieces, too, and they would eat up all the mon that for my toil I drew. They just dropped in three times a day, when meals were on the board; with gleaming fangs they came my way, on foot or in a ford. And I'd have fired each hungry bore, but wife would not agree; thl; more that fliwered to our door, the happier was she. I broke my springs and stripped my gears providing tea and toast, and thus through long and weary years I fed a hungry host. And peopfe thought me full of guile be cause my face was grim ; I couldn't dance around and smile, or sing a hoop-la hymn." He breathed a few despairing pants, then his tired form was still ; and forty sons-in-law and aunts cried, "Did he make a will?" ' Copyright by George Matthew Adams Today's Events Centenary of the birth of William E. Niblack, noted Indiana congressman and jurist. The Roman Catholic diocese of Grand Rapids is 40 years old today, having been created May 19, 1882. . Both the United States and Canada will have representatives at the interna tional conference of Catholic Women's leagues, which meets at Rome today. The latest ideas in the prevention of disease and the conservation of the pub lic health will be exemplified at the In diana health exposition, which opens at Indianapolis today. A distinguished delegation headed by former Vice President Thomas It. Mar shall is to represent the United States at a conference of American and British Scottish Rite Masons, which is to open today in London. General primaries are to be held in Oregon today for the nomination of can didates for representatives in congress, governor, state treasurer, justices of the state supreme court, and members of the legislature. Interest centers chiefly in the contest for the Republican guberna torial nomination, in which Governor Olcott is opposed for renomination by a field of five rival candidates. Today's Anniversaries. 153G Aune Boleyn, the second queen of Henry VIII., beheaded in London. Bowi in 1501. 1795 Josiah Bartlett, the first to cast a vote for the Declaration of Inde pendence, died at Kingston, N. II. Born at Amesbury, Mass., Nov. 21, 1720. 1S12 Felix Kirke Zollicoffer, noted Con federate commander, born in Maury county, Tenn. Killed in , . battle near Mill Springs, Ky., July 10, 1862. 1SS0 Shelby M. Cullom was nominated for the governorship by the Re publicans of Illinois. 18S7 Charles E. Stuart, former United States senator from Michigan, died at Kalamazoo. Born in Colum bia county, N. Y., Nov". 2.". 1S10. 1S93 James L. Murdoch, celebrated actor, died in Cincinnati. Horn in' Philadelphia, Jan. 25, 1S11. 1S0S William E. Gladstone, four times British premier, died at Hawarden Castle. Born in Liverpool, Dec. 20 1800. 191S The battleship Texas was launched at Newport News. In the Day's News. Robert A. Cooper, the choice of Presi dent Harding for the vacancy on the fed eral farm loan board, is now serving his second term as governor of South Caro lina. Governor Cooper was born in Laurens county, S. C., and labored on his father's farm as a boy. After com pleting a high school course he studied law, was admitted to the bar, and in 189X began the practice of his profession in the town of Laurens. His first expe rience in public life was as a member of the lower house of the state legislature. Subsequently he served for seven years as solicitor of the eighth judicial district and in 1910 was elected to the governor ship. Governor Cooper has large farm ing interests and has taken a leading part in constructive agricultural measures in South Carolina. In Baptist circles he is widely known for his interest in the educational activities of that denomination. One Year Ago Today. Immigration restriction bill signed by President Harding. Death of Edward D.' White, chief jus tice of the United States.. Today's Birthdays. Edward A. Walsh, umpire in the American baseball league, born at Plains, Pa., 40 years ago today. Ha rry M. Wurzbach. representative in congress of the 14th Texas district, born at San Antonio, 4S years ago today. Bishop Edwin D. Mouzon, of the Meth odist Episcopal church, South, born at Spartanburg, S. C, 53 years ago today. Baron Astor, who is now visiting America with his wife, Lady Astor, M. P., born in New York city, 43 years ago today. John F. Garrett, former JJ. S. minister to the Netherland. and later secretary general of the armament conference, born in Baltimore, 50 years ago today. lestidday after suppir pop took off his shoes and put on his slippers saying. Ah, now for, a .cigar and. 14 oarrot solid comfort. And he put his feet up and started to smoak with a sattisfied ixrression, and ma sed, I should think you'd ba tired of staying home every" nite. I should think you'd feel the need of a little amusement and reckreation. Jest sitting heef on my 4th from the last vertebra and drawing rcood clean smoak into my lungs is amusemiut enulf for me, sed pop. Wich he kepp on doing, and ma sod, Wy dont you call up Mr. Lewis and see if he wunts to bowl or play billyerds or something? Well, well, I thawt you dident like that fello, sed pop, and m sed, Well, nolK)dv can be as black as theyre painted and theres no use being narro minded, do vou wunt jne to call him un for you? No I wunt to stay home and take it easy, my feet are tired, my backs tired, rny beds tired, in other words Im tired, sed pop. Thats imposible, sed ma. The dooce it is, whose feet are they, whose bed is it? sed pop. I meen its impossible for vou to stay home tonite, sd ma. the Password Com mitty of the Dawters of Cleopattera is going to meet beer tonite and everything is sipposcd to be very secret so for goodniss sakes dont get too comfortable. To repe.et the blind mans famous re mark, I see, sed poo, well, far be it from me to wish to be the sole rep ntative of the male' sex in env gathering of the Dawters of Cleopattera. And he took his feet down and took his slippers off and put his shoes on and took me to the movies. 6 FOOT FITTERS" TOM DICK HARRY "FOOT-FITTERS" are made of a rich mahogany shade, finegrain calfskin, first quality ten iron oak outsoles, seveji or eight iron full grain oak shoulder channel insoles. Calf skin inside counter pockets and calfskin vamp reinforce ments; lapped quarters, no back stays and extra long heels. Tiey have both full length vamps and solid sole leather boxes. "Foot-Fitters" are the only shoes in ths world wrijeh have all of the above specifications. WEAR A GOOD PAIR YOURSELF Price $7 L. R. H. WAGNER . Elliot Street Opp. Fire Station li 4; V A