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IS. EAD 'Clippings on Page Two Today 13 8-n ryv r um.. . iNLY Daily Newspaper in Southeastern Vermont VOL. 10. NO. 76. BRATTLE IOR O, VERMONT,. SATURDAY EVENING,- JfAY 27, 1922. THREE CENTS. WARD'S BAIL IS SET 550,000 Order Granted by Justice Seegar of New York Su preme Court "CHARLIE ROSS" IS MENTIONED IN CASE lo lie l'eters Michael Sullivan, Who Claims i fipr Interests of Family, Says He Was on Trial for Blackmail of Wealthy. New Yorker. NEWBURGII. X. Y., May 27. (Asso ciated Press.) Supremo Court Justice Seegar today ordered Walter F. Ward o. New Rochelle. central figure in the shoot ing of Clarence Peters near White Plains, released on .30.0(R bail. The vice president of the AVard Bak ing Co.. who had spent two nights in the White Plains jail after surrendering a week ago with a statement that he had shot the ex-navy man in self-defense, won his fight for freedom after a Supreme Sirt Justice in White Plain yesterday refused to release him in a writ of habeas corpus. Developments at White Plains. WHITB PLAINS. N. Y., May 27. Following their failure to secure the re fesed slayer of Clarence Peters, on a writ leVse saver of Carence Peters, on a writ 'VT. . . : ,.tn.rnevs for the soli of 01 naiH-ns - , .. trr, baner umiij iiun------ New burgh. N. i.. irt .lustcie A. 11. r AppHe release on the millionaire liir attacks to home oi ,,,! far n new Olflil uunw. Seegar. warns , There was some discussion s - i L attorneys and District Attorney. W eeks as to the size of the new bond. in dicated, however, that he would fight the bail bond if Justice K 'Tlw anneal unless the amount was largv enough to prevent Ward from leaving the jurisdiction of the court. That -Charlie Ross" did exist and that he was on trial less than a year ago on a barge of blackmailing a wealthy mar. in New York was the declaration of Michael j Sullivan of Salem, Mass.. who say. fc is in New York to look after the inters osts of the Peters family. Officials liere a mitted that they had heard about Hoss," knew his real name and the storj 7icpolSrs ,carehin the grounds around the Ward home in New Kochelle mscovered many, bite of pattered glass such as is used in the make of car s.ncl by Wad to. have carried him to the where peters was ni "; - heriff was lntormwi rc6iu . 6 5IAKE NO PROGRESS ON CLOTURE RULE Republican Senators Differ so Widely that Conference Is Adjourned to Wednesday. WASHINGTON. May 27. Wide difference of opinion among Repub lican senators on the proposal for cloture on the pending tariff and other revenue and appropriation bills developed at today's party con ference adjourned from last Thurs day. Disagreement was so broad, it was said, that no progress was made ami the . conference adjourned until next Wednesday. HEALTH DAY IN VERNON CHURCH GEN. EDWARDS TO E HERE OM EASY Will Be Speaker Tuesday at Memorial Day Ex- - ercises Eighty-One Cliildren Examined, Meas ured and Weighed, Talks Given and Moving Pictures Shown. Health day was held at the Vernon Cnion church Thursday, F. K. Brown of Community Service entertaining the children in the forenoon during the examination work by District Health Officer S. Loach and District lied Cross Nurse Helen M. Sanderson. In the afternoon there were health talks and moving pictures. A picnic lunch was -n joyed by all at noon. Eighty-one children were examined, weighed and measured in the forenoon with the following results: Defective teeth 20, defective throats 20, defective eyes !. Thirty-live children were under weight from 7 to It) ier cent. The afternoon was given over to enter tainment consisting of singing with Mr. Brown as leader, health talks by Dr. I.each. Miss Sanderson and Sgt. .Maj. McGuiie of Brattleboro, Punch and Judy diow by Mr. Brown. Two Red Cross lieture films, iJvery Woman's Position, !iud A Fair Day. were shown by Miss Faith L. Yeaw, executive secretary of Windham Countv Red Cross chapter. Several of the parent?-, and other visit rs were present to enj y the afternoon urogram. One had only to watch the children a "ew moments to see how much they en joyed the day and to realize what it meant to them. BANQUET IN HIS HONOR IN EVENING NAMES STEINBRINK FOR AN ASSISTANT spot The broken glass and said that he would com pare the cars some um i. BANDITS SHOOT DELG OLDIE Call Him From Home and Open Fire On Hinw Reported Dying. BOSTON, May 27. Four bandits summoned Anthony Delgoldie from his home in the South Lnd earl rdav and as he stepped into the street one began firing a pistol. Three bullets pierced Delgoldie and he was reported dying at the- city hospital. The assail ants escaped. AVIATORS OFF ON SECOND LEG Flying From I.e Bouget, France, To Tu rin. Italy, Today LE BOl'RGET France May 27. ( Vssociated Press.) Maj. W. 1. l.Uke, the French aviator, and his companion in the attempted flight around the world took the air this morning for lurm. Italv on the second leg of their journey. From Turin the aviators plan to ny to Rome. Attorney General Preparing for Prosecu tion of War Fraud Cases. WASHINGTON. May 27. Meyer Steinbrink, New York lawyer, was said todav to have accepted an appointment bv Attorney General Daugherty as one of his special assistants in the prosecu tion of war fraud cases. Attorney Gen eral Daugherty in a statement today said that he "would have under his direction one of the most notable law firms ever created in the United States composed of the best legal talent obtainable." The plan of organization, Mr. Daugh erty said, contemplates division of the work under five special assistants having in charge all cases in the respective fields of aviation, camps and canton ments, foreign expenditures, quartermas ter corps and ordnance. It was said the separate war contract division of the department of justice under which the fraud cases will be pressed to conclusion probably would be ready to begin func tioning by Monday. TWO CHILDREN BURN. Parents and Boarder Jump from Burn ing House and Are Saved. JERSEY CITY, N. J.. May 27. Two children. Michael and Katie Popykep, aged St jnd 1, were burned to death early today in a fire which destroyed their home. Their parents and a boarder escaped by jumping from windows. Gov. James Ilartness and State Com mander Bert S. Hyland Invited Col. Gibson to Be Toat master - Military Organizations to Parade. 1 Maj. Gen. Clarence It. Edwards of Boston, who commanded the 26th Divi sion in the World war, notified Maj. Linn D. Taylor yesterday afternoon, that he would arrive in Brattleboro early next Tuesday afternoon to speak at the Me morial day exercises in the Auditorium. Gen. Edwards is to be the guest of honor ami speaker at a dedication service in Massachusetts in the forenoon, but as daylight saving time is observed in that state and is not observed here he will arrive here an hour earlier than other wise would be the case. He will be accompanied by Major Taylor and others who will go to meet him. and as he is to be a guest of Brat tleboro post of the American Legion at a banquet in the evening the post is plan ning to send some cars to meet him. Full details of the plans for Memorial day have not been completed, but they are being worked out by Sedgwick iost, G. A. It., in co-operation with others. In general they will follow the line of pre vious observances and will include a pa rade of Company I, the Headquarters Oo. and the band section, all of the 172d regi ment, and other organizations. The exercises in the Auditorium will begin at 2 o'clock, as now planned. Members o2 the Grand Army post, the Woman's Relief corps, Sons of Veterans, American Legion and Auxiliary have ac cepted an invitation from Rev. Edwin r. Wood to attend services in the First Uni versalist church tomorrow at 10.110 o'clock. The Grand Army and Ameri can Legion will meet in Grand Army hall at 10 o'clock. Following the exercises Tuesday a baseball game has been set for 4 o'clock at the Valley fair grounds, between the American Legion team and the Bellows Falls team. Jack Ma nicy, who pitched for New Lojit'ofriast year, will do the twirling for Brattleboro. At 7.4.1 in the evening Brattleboro post will have a banquet in the Brooks House in honor of General Edwards and other guests. Invitations have been sent to Gov. James Hartness of Springfield and State Commander Bert S. Hyland of Rutland. Members of the Grand Army post also will be guests of the American Legion post. Brattleboro jmst has invited the Ameri can Legion posts in Windham county, Keene, Winchester, Hinsdale and Green field to be present on this occasion. With the exception of . the specially invited guests a charge will be made for banquet tickets, which may be obtained of Ralph C. Root, finance officer. The banquet will be oien to members of the American Legion, Y. I), and ex-service men and Spanish war veterans. Col. E. W. Gib son will be toastmaster and an orchestra will furnish music. It is urged that every ex-service man join in the afternoon parade whether he has a uniform or not. i7 BELFAST FIRES, CONSTABLE SHOT - ' ' Campaign of Incendiarism Opened Un able to Bury People Because' " Snipers Shoot Grave Diggers. BELFAST, May 27 (Associated Press). Seventeen fires were vtarted in the campaign of incendiar ism throughout the city last night. Six fire bombs were used in starting the blaze that destroyed the model school in the Falls road. One con stable was shot in the leg while 6n duty at a fire this morning. There were no burials in the city cemetery on Thursday owing to the sniping at grave diggers. The res taurants and theatres are suffering severely from the campaign of ter rorism. British Soldier Murdered. BELFAST. May 27 (Associated Press). A British soldier was mur dered and another soldier seriously wounded on College Green in Dublin this afternoon, says a Dublin des patch, . The shooting was done by a civilian. i ' HOtlDI B MURPHY AND MADER GET $75,000 BAIL ill STUNT ELLOVS FALLS Padlock and Iron Bars No Obstacle to Arthur E. Wilson Shipman Delays Car and Two Men Until Officer Arrives to Make Arrest PRISONER FINDS ESCAPE EASY Under Indictment for Murder of Police Ueutenant In Chicago Labor War. V , CHICAGO. May 27 (Associated Press). "Big Tim" Murphy and Fred Mader. described as the czars in what the police term a labor war, today were ordered released from jail on bonds of $73,000 each. They had been confined in -cells for 11, days after their arrest and indictment for the murder of Police Lieut. Terranee Lyons, one of two police men shot to death May 11. while investi gating a bombing believed to be in pro test of the fjaiulis building trade wage award. Officers Make Long Search ; and Get Trace of Wilson Near Saxtons' Itiver Search Still In Progress Is Under Sentence of Eight Years. Iron bars and a padlocked door proved insulDcient yesterday afternoon to hold Arthur E. Wilson of Bellows Falls in the Village lockup at that place, and within an hour after Chief-of-Poliee George A. Tracy had locked him up he was at liberty, having released himself like Houdini of vaudeville fame, and had disappeared. When Chief Tracy left the police "station for dinner soon after 12 o'clock Wilson was locked behind bars, although not confined fo a cell, and the outside door was secured by a self locking padlock. When he returned at 1.30 the door was. still locked, but Wil son had flown, and he is still at large. Wilson was arrested Saturday, charged with the commission of a serious' crime. He remained in the lockup until 11 o'clock yesterday, when he was arraigned before "Municipal- Judge Thomas E. O'Brien. He pleaded guilty and was sen tenced to serve not less than eight years nor more than 10 years in the house of correction. He was returned to the lock up and in less than two hours, how much (Continued on Page 8.) CENTENARIAN DIES LONGING FOR TOBACCO. WHITEHALL, HI., May 27. Mrs. Nancy Long, 100, is dead here. Until her death she yearned for stronger tobacco so that she might more fully enjoy her pipe. Clever Piece of Work Mosher Garage Late Last Night at Brattleboro Woman Held in Custody in New Haven THE WEATHER. Universalist Church Rev. Edwin P. Wood. Pastor. Sunday, May 28. 10 30 a. m. Memorial service. Members of the Grand Army. Sons of et erans. American legion. Woman's Relief corps', and Ladies' auxiliary are especially invited. 11.43 a.m. Sunday school. The Daughters' Circle will hold a rum mage sale Saturday afternoon in the Barber building on. Flat street Articles donated for the purpose should be left at the room Friday afternoon. Fair Tonight and Sunday Probably Light Frosts , Tonight. WASHINGTON, May 27. The weather forecast : air tonight and Sun day. Continued cool, nrobably slight Trosts tonight. Moderate to fresh north east and east w inds. Babe Ruth is not the only American Vaguer with a chance to overtake Ken Williams for home-run honors. "Tillie" Walker, of the Mackmen, also is out to catch the Browns' star. Siccial Meeting. XoV- herebv piven that a special meVaii- of All Souls Church. Iuc, of Brattleboro will bo held in the audi torium of the Universalist church Mm dav, June 4, 1V22, at 11.43 a. m. to trans act the following business: 1. To elect a Pastor of All Souls Church. 2 To elect a Tastor Emeritus. 3. To transact any other business properly before the meeting. Frank E. Barber, Clerk. Ex-Service Men Don't fail to attend the Banquet given in honor of Maj. Gen. Clar ence R. Edwards at 7.45 p. m. May SO (Memorial Day), Brooks House Banquet Hall, auspices Brattle boro Post, No. 5, American Legion. All ex-service men, whether mem bers of the Legion or not are urged to be present. Tickets are $1.50 and are now on sale at Root's Pharmacy. Please buv your ticket in advance. COME TO BRATTLEBORO FOR MEMORIAL DAY EXERCISES And Stay to the Banquet. First Baptist Church Clark T. Brownell, D. D., Pastor Sunday, May 28. 10.30 a. m. Morning worship. Address by Miss Clara A. Converse, mis sionary in Japan. 11.43 p. m. Bible school. 7.30 p. m. Evening service. Sermon by the pastor. The Great Enlistment. IMPETUS GIVEN WELFARE WORK PUBLISH MARRIAGE INTENTIONS ON BET Monday, 7.13. Boy Scouts. Tuesday, 7.30. Christian Endeavor meeting. Friday, 4 p. m. Junior Endeavor; 7.30 Regular church prayer meeting. Masonic Temple Monday, May 20, at 7.30 p. m. Bean seant Commandery, No. 7, Knights Tem plar. Special, Order of the Temple. Daughter of State Senator and Son of Boston Banker Indulge In Strange Joke. BOSTON, May 27. A dare accepted and a bet made resulted in Miss Eliza beth D. Wells, daughter of State Sen ator Wells, and William Fitzgerald, jr.. son of a Boston banker, being on record at city hall today as intending to marry, yet with each protesting that there was no real intent. It was a lark, a joke and except for a substantial debt I expect Mr. Fitzgerald to pay. it's all over," Miss Wells assert ed today. Young Fitzgerald's parents spoke for him to say that there was no serious intention whatever involved. Mr. Bradley Offers to Match Any Sum Up to $100 In Any Town In County Nursing Committee Meets. Great impetus has been given the wel fare work in Windham county by an offer of Richards M. Bradley of the Thomas Thompson Fund to match dollar for dollar in any town in the county any sum up to $100, the money to be used for welfare work in that town. This announcement was made today from the headquarters of the Windham County Red Cross chapter. It will mean that $20O will be available for such work in each of the towns provided the citizens are willing t match the highest limit set by Mr. Bradley. The first meeting of the administrative committee of the nursing service of the chapter was held yesterday and the names of three persons were added to the committee. They are C. L. Stickney, chairman of the finance committee. Miss Bessie L. Farnum. chairman of publicity, ami Dr. A. I. Miller, representing the prudential committee of school district No. 1'. General committee .organization was discussed, also the organization and re lation of the town committees to the ad ministrative committee, the time and place for meetings of the various com mittees, location of headquarters offices, call statious,.etc and the form and con tent of reiKirts to be made at various times. Mr. Stickney and Miss Yeaw were dele gated to look after the purchase of auto mobiles for the use of the nurses. A sub-committee was formed to be known as the technical committee and whose duties will be to look after the technical end f the program of nurses' work. The committee consists of Dr. Chester S. Leach, chairman. Miss Eliza beth M. Harvey and Miss Elizabeth Van Patten. CANOE CLUB STAYS HERE AN HOUR Dartmouth Men Arrive at 3.20 in Seven Canoes Plan to Sleep in Ifolyoke, Mass., Tonight. The leading canoe of the Dartmouth Ledyard Canoe, club's annual expedition to the sea stopped at the junction of the Connecticut river and Whetstone brook at 3.20 yesterday afternoon. Within 10 minutes ail of the seven canoes with; their 14 occupants had ar rived. . These canoeists left Hanover at noon Thursday on their way down the Con necticut to the sea. The trip will take lour days. At night one canoeist sleeps in the bottom of the boat while the other paddles half the night, -and vice versa. No accidents have befallen the party thus far, though one boat became partly filled with water in the rapids at Hartiand. The. party stayed in Brattle boro about an hour, meanwhile buying some provisions. They made the portage aTound the Vernon dam before going on the night shift. They will not paddle to night but will sleep in Jlolyoke, re suming the trip Sunday morning and reaching Warehouse Poii;t, Conn., Mon day. Thev will return bv train. W. F. Daniel '22, and E. E. Miller '24, are the leaders of the part' and Prof. A. V. Richmond of the engineering department of the college is with the party. The men making the trip are: G. McCollonx, Prof. A. P. Richmond of the Thaver school faculty. S. P. Bates '22. W. F. Daniel '22. Gs. Hall '22, C. C. Throop '22. V. C. Baldwin '23, E. P. Fairbanks '2.J, C. II. Moodv '23, L. A. Putnam '23, J. R. Titcomb '23, D. Bart lctt '24, It. E. Miller '24, and E. N. Torbert '25. Officers Searching for Vau deville Man Who De serted Her There NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 27. Wide search is being made in this state and Massachusetts for Matthew Hurcourt, well-known vaudeville performer, com monly known to theatregoers as "Blon die" Hurcourt, who is wanted by federal authorities for violation of the Mann act in connection with the removal from Brattleboro, Vt to this city of pretty Mrs. Viola King, IS, of Brattleboro. Effort was made by the department of justice, assisted by the local police, in locating relatives of Mrs. King and friends of Hurcourt in Brattleboro. Mrs. King alleges that she was criminally as saulted when Hurcourt insisted in stop ping his machine in the woods near Bern ardston, Mass., while en route to New Haven. The couple also stopped for a short time in Greenfield, Mass. Mrs. King is being held as a material witness for the government pending thorough investigation of the case. Mrs. King was arrested late Wednes day night by Officer Wade Bortle of headquarters. Bortle was making the first rounds of his beat for the evening and was turn ing into Crown street from Little Orange when he saw a bootblack, whose name is withheld, hand a young woman a fur coat and a note. Suspicious of the need for a fur coat at this season of the year, the officer TWO MOUNT HERMON . STUDENTS ARE HELD MAY PROCESSION TO BE HELD SUNDAY Redcmptionist Priest from Saratoga to Preach in St. Michael's Komaa . Catholic Church, The annual May procession in honor of the Blessed Mother will be held at St. Michael's Roman Catholic church Sunday. May 2S. After the procession, selected Sodalists will crown, with nat ural flowers, the beautiful new statue of Mary Immaculate. A Redemptionist priest from St. Charged with Holding Up Greenfield Man and 1 Stealing Car Through some clever work on the part of Vere Shipman, night man at the Mosher garage on Flat street, two men who had taken an automobile from Fred W. Terrill of Greenfield, Mass., after tying Mr. Terrill to a tree, were arrested at the Mosher garage about midnight last night by Policeman Roy B. Miner and were placed in the village lockup to await the arrival of Chief-of-Poliee Manning and other officers from Greenfield. Mr. Terrill, who is a salesman for the Weldon Garage Co. of Greenfield, was on his way to Northfield, Mass., when "he was accosted above the "four corners" on the Bernardston road about 9.13 o'clock by two men who asked if he was going to Bernardston. He replied that he was on his way to Northfield. They asked him for a ride, nevertheless. Upon reaching the Billings farm at I'inewood hill he was told to i-top. Turning around, he found himself staring into the muzzle of a pistol held by one of the meu. After blindfolding Terrill, tne men ordered him up the hill. There he was bound to a tree with straps. The men then returned to the car. They drove off to the north. Terrill, after struggling half an hour, freed himself. He hurried to the nearest telephone, where he notified the police aiul the Weldon garage. The stolen car, a Nash touring,. bore D 307 on the number plates. The police started work on the case at once. Officers in surrounding towns were notified by telephone. Chief-of-Police George Wilson of Brattleboro received a telephone -.call from Greenfield at the Mosher garage and at once told Mr. Ship man. Sheriff Frank L. Wellman was in Keene searching for another man when notice of the theft came to the Keene officers. 1 Shortly before midnight a car bearing the number plates of the stolen machine and containing two men wa3 driven up to the Mosher garage for gaso line ami on. Air. bhipman at once Clement college, Saratoga, N. Y., will realized that it was the stolen car, but deliver the sermon on this occasion. Fol lowing is the entire program: May Processional 'Tis the Month of Our Mother, sung during the procession; Bring Flowers of the Rarest, sung dur ing the crowning and placing of flowers ; young ladies' reception ; during the bless ing of medals young ladies sing Ave Maria Bright and Pure; after young la dies return to their pews little ones are received. They remain in pews during the response and Act of Consecration, after which they go to altar rail for medals; when children are seated ami last prayer is said the choir sings the Magnificat; sermon; Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, Holy God. Centre Congregational Church Rev. Herbert P. Wccdin, D. D., Pastor. Sunday, May. 28. 10.30 a. in. Subject of sermon. The Cost of Libeity and Our Obliga tion. 12.00 m. Sunday school. 7.00 p. m. Young people's meeting in the chapel. ANNOUNCING Burrington's Brattleboro to Springfield, Mass., Freight Express BY TRUCK Following service will be main tained : Springfield one day and back the next. Regular schedule will be posted as soon as established. For further information, call 39-M and shipments will be called for and delivered to any point be tween here and Springfield. The Woman's society will have a one-day rummaee sale in the chapel Sat urday, Juno 3. On account of the stormv weather when the sale was held May 5 and 0 there are many articles left to be disposed of. Monday, May 29, at 7 p. m. Meeting of troop 1, Boy Scouts, in the chapel. St Michael's Church (Fpiscopal) Rev. Walter C. Bernard. Rector. Sunday, Mjiy 28. -fi.00 a. m. Holy Communion. 10.30 a. m. Morning prayer mon. 12.00 m. Sunday school. 7.30 p. m. Evening Praper. and ser Saleslady Wanted State Experience. Address DD, Reformer Office. (Continued on Page G.) TOBACCO GROWERS TO MEET JUNE FOUR EARTHQUAKES TODAY. Severe Sliocks Terrorize Population North of Rome. ROME. IVTay '21 (Associated Press). Four violent earthquakes occurred today in the vicinity of Terni, about 30 miles north of Rome, causing terror to the population over an area of several miles. No report of damage, however, had been received here. Brooklyn's wobbly pastiming this sea son doesn t seem to an ect Tommy tinr fith's stick work. ' The Dodger outfielder is a leader in hitting this year. Methodist Episcopal Church Rev. C. C. Chayer, Pastor. Sunday, May 28. Memorial Sunday. 10.30 a. m. Morning worship. "Carry ing On ' for Democracy. 11.43 a. m. Sunday school session. Re hearsal for Children's day in chil dren's departments. 0.30 p. 111. Epworth League service for nil young people. Subject. Grow ing a Character: the Harvest. Leader, Miss Elizabeth Bagg. 7.30 p. m. Evening worship. Theme: Knowledge Versus Experience. Friday, 7.30hr1ra'er meeting in vestry. the DANCE Dummerston Center Friday, June 9 Snow's Orchestra County Agent Harvey Hopes Party from Here Meet Association in Northampton, Mass. Tobacco growers in this section are invited to a gathering at Laurel Park, Northampton. Mass., Thursday evening. June 1, at S o'clock, daylight saving time, when Judge K. W. Bingham, editor and onwer of the Louisville Journal and originator of the Burley Tobacco Grow ers association, will speak. County Agent R. W. Harvey is desirous of mak ing up a party of tobacco growers to at tend the meeting with the view to ascer taining under . what conditions tobacco growers of Windham county can join the association for the purjKise of marketing their crop. Anyone interested in attend ing the meeting should get in touch with Mr. Harvey. "Does punishment help the child?" asks a serious-minded reformer. It may not, but it is a great relief to the par ent. Philadelphia North American. First Church of Christ, Scientist Putney Road. Sunday service at 11.00 a. m. and 7.30 p. m. Subject May 2S, Ancient and Mod ern Necromancy, Alias Mesmerism and Hypnotism, Denounced. The Wednesday evening meeting which includes testi monies of healing, is at 7.45 o'clock. The reading room in church fover is open daily, excent Sundays, Wednesday eve nings and legal holidays, from 12 to 1, 3 to 5, and 7.30 to 9 o'clock. Knights of Columbus Hall Wednesday, May 31. Regular meet ine of Protective Grange. Third and fourth degrees will be conferred. As this is the 49th anniversary a good attend a nee is desired. Harvest supper will be served. ANOTHER CANVASSER FOR FARM BUREAU Fred Smalley of Walpele Secured on Account o t'nexpeetedly Large , Amount of Canvassing. Because of the unexpectedly large amount of canvassing work in connec tion with the membership campaign of the Windham County Farm Bureau it. was found necessary to secure an ad ditional canvasser and Fred Smalley of Walpole, N. 11. was secured. Not. only will he work while the original team is here, but after they leave June 3, he will do the clean-up work, as it will be neces sary to visit many tf the towns again to see men who were not at home when the canvassing team covered the respective towns. Enthusiasm is unabated in the ad vance meetings which are being held daily by James A. Leach, captain of the campaign committee, and County Agent It. W. Harvey, who show the moving picture. Soring Valley. Mr. Leach also gives an interesting talk in each town. An audience which packed Grange hall in West Halifax greeted them Thursday evening and last evening another large crowd gathered in Wilmington. The canvassers baVe been working in West River towns this week and al though the last definite rejwrt on the urourcss of their work was received early in the week, showing a list of 373 mem bers, it is expected that the membership list now has reached at least 500. he was alone and had no way of notify ing the police, so he began "killing time. He commented on the fact that the car was a new one and asked the men if (Continued on Page S.) MRS. A. B. GOODALE DIES OF APOPLEXY From the wtiy the Pirates have been go ing of late it is evident that the Gibson beys are all set to battle to a finish for the top position in the National league pennant scramble Red Mens Hall Dance evpry Saturday night. Sunday, May 28. at 1.30 p. m. All members of the I. O. R.' M. are requested to meet at the hall for memorial services. All members with cars are kindly asked to furnish them, as we wish to visit every cemetery possible. Wednesday, May 31, at 7 p. m. stand ard time Special work by Greenfield Lodge of Moose, to which the members of Brattleboro Lodge and ladies are invited. Anyone wishing to go: and not having made arrangement for transportation will please leave names at Brother Johnson's store by Tuesday. Was in Usual Health Yesterday But Suf fered Stroke About -11.30 Last Night Funeral ni Home Monday. Mrs. Laura (Elmer) Goodale, 06, wife of Arden B. Goodale, died suddenly of apoplexy about 0 o'clock this morning in her home at 4S Western avenue. She had been in her usual health and yester day attended the funeral of Lueien El mer. She had a long visit last evening with her daughter, Miss Ethel M. Good ale, who came from Springfield, Mass., to snond the week-end at her home. She was taken ill about 11.30 o'clock be coming unconscious almost immediately, and did not regain consciousness. Mrs. Goodale was born in Dover July -2. is ".". one of three children of Edwin and Sally (Howe) Elmer. Her father was killed in a runaway accident near the old Brattleboro House when she Was eight years old and she then went to live in Lueien Elmer's home. She married Arden Ballard Goodale about 42 years ago and their entire married life, with the exception of a short time in Dum merston, was spent in this town. Part of her younger days were spent on a farm on Dummerston Hill, which Mrs. Good ale owned at the time of her death. Seven children1 were born to Mr. and Mrs. Goodale, four of whom survive: Ethel M., teacher in Springfield, Mass Evan G., of Boston, and Inez D. and Florence M. Goodale, both of whom are employed in the office of the Estey Organ company. Besides her husband and chil dren she leaves one brother, Ellsworth E. Elmer of Chicopee, Mass. The funeral will be held Monday after noon at 2 o'clock from the home on Western avenue. Rev. II. P. Woodin, I). D., pastor of the Centre Congrega tional church, will officiate. The burial will take place in Prospect Hill, cemetery. NO PAPER Tuesday, May 30 MEMORIAL DAY The regular editions of The Reformer will be suspended Tues day, May 30.