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After Effects of Flu' Now
Overcome and Middlebury
Citizen. Feels Like a New
Person Gives, Tanlac
. Credit
"If ever a medicine made a new man
out of a fellow, Tanlac certainly has
done it for ine," said Ben Dupray of
MMdlebnry. Vt.
"Two yenrs ago last fall when we were
living in New Haven, Vt., I had the
'flu' and it left me so weak I wasn't
able to go back to work for months. My
stomach, which had been bothering me
for years, got worse and it seemed that
1 couldn't eat a thing but what caused
indigestion. My back ached a lot and
iny nerves kept me restless and at a high
pitch all the time. I was bothered a
great deal of constipation and could
not find a thing to relieve me.
.- "I was getting worse every day when
a friend advised me to take Tanlac.
The way it tixed me up was remarkable.
I have picked up ten pounds and feel
just fine in every way. Tanlac is simply
Tanlac is sold by all good druggists.
One Set of Lenses
Is All You Need
for both far and near vision. Doth are
combined In our bi focal lenses, giving
jou normal vision for all ordinary pur
poses. Come and try on a few pairs and
see If your sight is not improved.
Strong, Reliable Companies
Sanford A. Daniels
Crosby Block, Brattleboro
Passenger and Baggage
The Textile Division of the TTniteil
states department of commerce is to be
along commodity lines, in order to more
advantageously care for the increasing
requirements or the textile industry.
3 M S
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Cleaveland, S. L. Purinton (Esteyville),
Brooks House Pharmacy, Allen's Depot News
stand Gilbert J. Pollica, 297 South Main St.
(tort Dummer district).
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East Dummerston, M. E. Brown.
Putney, M. G. Williams.
Newfane, N. M. Batchelder.
West Townshend, C. It. Grout.
Jamaica, R. J. Daggett.
South Londonderry, F. H. Tyler.
South Vernon, E. B. Buffum.
Hinsdale, N. H., W. II. Lyman.
Greenfield, Mass., Greenfield News Co.
Greenfield, Mass.. C. A. Hays.
MONDAY, JULY 24. 1122.
A re-opening of the discussions be
tween the Russians and the other powers
at The Hague is hanging in the air. Al
though the original conference has been
officially declared cloned there seems to
be a tendency on the part of delegates
and sub-committees to linger on, presum
ably m the hope that some agreement
yet may be accomplished.
It is not surprising that both sides
feel the pressing need for some sort of
working agreement. The stagnation of
such a tremendous territory as Russia is
a bad thing for everybody immediately
or remotely concerned. But there can be
no practical, satisfactory, or honorable
traffic with Russia so long as the Bol
shevist program is upheld. Bolshevism
and practical commerce do not mix. Time
spent trying to make them do so is
The sooner the other powers, particu
larly Great Britain, recognize this
definitely and refuse finally to discuss
matters until there is a change in the
Russian policy the better. So long as
the Russians have any ground for hope
that they may win out without chang
ing their theories they will not change
them. "When they understand definitely
that Europe will do no business with
them on their ground of "What's yours
is mine, and what's mine is my own,"
they will have to change their platform.
Let dogs alone in hot weather! As
the thermometer rises wisdom indicates
that it is better not to pet strange
canines nor tease the Lome pet.' Stray
dogs running the streets should be
herded in by the authorities, the pets
should be kept at home, provided with
clean food and then let alone. Water
should be plenty in private yards and
on the streets. Leash and muzzle must
play their part when necessary.
Every year when the hot days come
the mad dog scares begin. As a matter
of fact few of the dogs who do the nip
ping have rabies. They are only hot
and cross, just like Human beings. Not
being human they cannot vent their woes
in biting words, their only . method of
defense against irritating weather con
ditions and still more 'irritating people
is their teeth, and so they use them. Co
operation between the authorities, the
private owner and the public will reduce
even these less serious casualties to a
Isn't it a sad commentary that when
we have motored in to attend church on
Sunday Ave lock our ignition system,
lock our tool box, lock our spare tires,
see that all wraps are removed, congrat
ulate ourselves that we have insurance
against theft and then go in to the serv
ice? Randolph Herald.
This sad state of affairs is brightened
somewhat by the fact that in spite of
the crime Wave the editor still goes to
Miss Fernandez, in her search for
movie actresses for a big film corpora
tion, visited Greenfield Friday and ap
pears to have been particularly pleased
with Greenfield lassies whom she de
clared dressed in excellent taste with a
noticeable absence of fur neck pieces and
bobbed hair.
Isadora Duncan announces that she
has devised a new dance, the chief fea
ture of which is that movements are exe-
Come on, boys, let's put
cuted only by the eyes and eyebrows.
She may yet see artistic possibilities in
the fellow who can waggle his cars.
That 18-year-old Mount Holly lad
who took a dare to climb a tower and
was severely burned by high tension
wires was old enough to know better.
Something new in "weeks." There
are so many houses being built in Rut
land that instead of Old Home week it
may be a New Home week. i ,
From recent developments at Canton,
China, it looks as if Dr. Sun may be
just starting to rise.
A country club and golf course opened
for colored piople at West field, , N. J.,
is appropriately called Shady Rest.
A Good Point.
(Randolph Herald.)
In trying to score one against the
present state highway organization the
Brattleboro Reformer makes onq good
point in its favor. It says the big
Montpelier personnel of "map-makers
and other experts" in the department
" makes necessary the printing of sev
eral extra menus at the Pavilion hotel."
Boston's Street System.
(Boston Transcript.)
Boston needs no system of numbered
streets, as the existing names afford suf
ficient guidance. Winter street Cannot
be far behind, and when you are in Milk
street you know that Water street must
come next.
Getting Down to Business. s
(Montpelier Argus.)
The Brattleboro police have been
called before the village commissioners
to discuss complaints about non-enforcement
of certain laws, especially the auto
mobile speed laws, and the police were
told they would be backed to the limit.
That's the stuff !
Looking for Bootleg.
. (St. Johnsbury Caledonian.)
Last week Governor Hart ness's car
was held up and searched by federal
agents. looking for bootleg stuff, and now
Senator Dillingham has been overhauled
"on the highway for the same purpose.
When we hear that Frank Plumley of
Northfield. Curtis S. Emery of Newport
and Judge Leighton P. Slack of St.
Johnsbury have been similarly dealt
with, we shall begin to think there is
really something in it.
Another Dangerous Driver.
(Randolph Herald.)
One meets all kinds of drivers in the
road on a pleasant day. but next to the
intoxicated one, the fellow who has his
best girl along and is steering most of
the way with one hand is about the most
dangerous. lrattleboro Reformer.
About, but not quite. How about the
girl who doesn't know how- to steer, but
is being "shown" by the fellow with
both arms around her? ,
No Barge Terminal Needed.
(Rutland Herald.) '
The, St. Albans Messenger notes that
the steam packet line between New-. York
and Burlington is on the point of giving
up the ghost because of lack of business.
There has always, of course, been sufii
cient docking accommodation for this one
line at Burlington, yet the legislature
of 1919 would have committed Vermont
to a barge terminal at Burlington had
the bill not been vetoed. Why a barge
line when a steam packet can't get
freight enough to live?
It takes the best part of a year to
turn out a first-class tennis racquet.
For the finest specimens only the lower
part of the parent ash trunk is used and
it is kept for several months to be
properly seasoned.
A change in the English, law is pro
posed by which the freehold property of
a man who dies without leaving a will
may be divided amongst all his children.
As the. law is at present the property
goes to his eldest son.
up this sign.
Today's Events
Holiday in Bolivia in honor of the
"memory of Simon Bolivar.
Seventy-fifth anniversary of the found
ing of Salt Lake City by the Mormons.
Sixtieth anniversary of the death of
Martin Van Buren, eighth president of
the United States'. '
" Centenary of the birth 1 of Benn Fit
man, who introduced into America the
system of shorthand invented by his
brother, Sir Isaac Pitman.
The Pacific Northwest Merchants'
Convention and Industrial Exposition
opens at Seattle today and will continue
through the week.
The primary election campaigns -will
enter upon their final week today in sev
eral of the states, including Kansas,
Missouri and West Virginia.
The trial of Rev. Thomas J. Irwin,
former pastor of a Presbyterian church
at Lawton, Okla., on ecclesiastical
charges is scheduled to begin today at
Anadarko, Okla.
In the Day's News.
Herbert G. Wells, the distinguished
English novelist, who has accepted an
invitation to become a Labor candidate
for parliament, is one of the most prolific
writers of the present day. The son of
a professional cricketer, he aspired in
his early days to become a black-and-white
artist. Then he tried a retail
clerkship, put in a year or two as a
teacher, and scribbled articles in his
spare time. He was early interested in
Socialism and in all social matters, and,
gradually drifting into literature as a
1 11-1 1 1 . . l! . 1 . Sn
protession, ne pumisneu his nrsi iu
l,s;i.. Since men ne nas Deen writing
continuously. The author nowadays la
bors under no necessity to write, for his
income from royalties is between JflO,-
tX)0 and $15,000 a year. For a single
column in the daily papers he is paid
$150. While best; known to the public
as a novelist, he is a scientist by train
ing and has made a special study of
Today's Anniversaries.
1701 Cadillac and his party arrived to
establish a permanent settlement
at Detroit. '
179G John M. Clayton, who as peere
tarv of state negotiated the Clay-ton-Bulwer
treaty, born in Dela
ware. Died at Dover, Del., Nov.
1819 Josiah G. Holland, author of
And He Did!
roc? the
SM,I ) I'Ut TO J
Protected by George Matthew Adams
Seven Oaks and other popular
novels, born at Belehertown,
Mass. Died in New York city
Oct. 12, 1881.
1S3S Great reception and dinner given
in Faneuil hall, Boston, in honor
of Dauiel Webster.
1S47 The Mormon pioneers at Great
Salt Lake were joined by Brigham
Young, the leader of the church.
1872 British house of commons re
jected a bill for the. abolition of
the death penalty.
1918 Director General MeAdoo an
nounced a wage advance to rail
road shopmen -and assistants, af
fecting fiOO.OOO men and adding
$100,000,000 to the payroll.
1920 Southampton, England, celebrated
the 300th anniversary of the de
parture of the Pilgrim Fathers.
One Year Ago Today.
Hoover offered famine relief to Rus
sia if Americans there were freed.
The Danube was put under control of
an international commission.
Today's Birthdays.
Lord Dunsany. one of the most suc
cessful of. present-day playwrights, born
in England 44 years ago today.
N. Clifford Kicker, for 50 years con
netted with the University of Illinois as
teacher, professor and dean, born in York
county. Me.. 79 years ago today.
William Gillette, celebrated actor and
playwright, born at Hartford, Conn., t7
years ago today.
Norman E..Mack, Buffalo newspaper
publisher and former chairman of Demo
cratic National committee, born 01
years ago today.
Joseph C. Schultz, utility player with
the St. Louis National league baseball
team, born iu Pittsburgh 2f years ago
A Vermont Buttery.
Us children liked the kitchen room
About the best of all;
We liked the clock with great, big head
And feet and legs so small,
That stood 'way up so tall;
Another place wa liked as well,
And I don't know but more,
Was where the cooking 'tensils hung
Behind the buttery door.
Each thing was on its proper nail, .
Jest where it ought to ,be,
Or t Ise stood back upon the shelf,
Like grandma's Hysou tea,
Too fur for sis of me;
"The iron brownbread spoon, so old
It showed the iron ore
Right throught the tin, was number
Behind the buttery door.
The cookie cutters then was next,
By (ol! they hung up high;
The biggest one cut out a dog
That had a holler eye,
Through which a fly could fiy;
And one, it' cut a lion out, , -Although
he. couldn't roar
Twas like a bit of Nora's ark
Behind the buttery door.
' i t
Then came the nutmeg grater rough
As sinners' tongues that scoff;
The cutest box to hold the nut,
A little chute or trough
To run the powder oil;
The straddling piefork hung the next,
I 'blieve on number four
My Stars! I'd like to look again
Behind the buttery door.
One time a peddler come along
With something mighty neat.
That beat an etrg up fine enough
For spirit folks to. eat; '
We bought the thTng complete, ;
But, didn't throw away the spoon
- We'd used for years before
We wasn't much on thinning out
Behind the buttery door.
'Twould take a week to calkerlate
How many things there was.
From strainer dish to sweetcake knife.
That come from Santa Claus;
It makes my penstalk paine
To think thev all were, used by hands
Whose "faithful tasks are o'er
I os !t' better riot to look -
Behind the butterv door.
Ice-cream is said to have been known
to the Japanese in the 13th century.
-.4 :.- . TUE GENTLE. SEX.".f' - . '
If you want a. tale that's gory, let a woman write the same; to com-l
pound a thrilling story I'd appoint some gentle dame. Man at times seeing
rather sparing, daubing in the scarlet tones, but a woman, greatly daring,?
fills her narrative with bones. When her inspiration's wrapped her she ha
blood and bones to spare, with a corpse in every chapter, and. an inquest,
here and there. Woman writes detective stories by the bushl,'!in these times,
.and we can't deny the glories of her plots and sleuths and crimes! And thej
reader murmurs sadly, ''What a , dragon she must be, sbe who writes so
blithely, gladly, of red carnage in a sea !" Then some-day the reader sees
her, and he cries aloud, "Gadzooks !" And a most astonished geezer is that
reader of her books. For she's quiet and retiring, she is of a queenly grace p
and if bloodshed she's desiring, there's no symptom in her face. Nearly all
this season's thrillers are by female authors writ ; through their pages wild
eyed killers like the movie phantoms flit. And the gentle authors render all
their fury in their books; in their private lives they're tender, drinking tea"
in quiet nooks. ' . ,w r. '. "V '
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Copyright by George Matthew Adam
I got up late agen this morning, on
account of sleeping late being one of
the most favorite things I like to do,
and tonite ma sed to pop, Willyum, do
you know wat time this boy got up
agen this morning? . 10 o'clock. Jest
because its vacation he thinks he can
indulge in all the lazy habits he wunts
to, and the more I speek to him about
it the less it makes eny impression, and
if you have eny influents over him 1
wish you would kindly use it.
Well now in a case of this kind I
think we should put it up to the boys
own good iudgemint and common gents
and thn he will get un erly of his own
free will because he will see its the best
thing for him, pop sed, and ma sed,
Dont make me lafT wile Im crowshaying
-or 111 get the stitches rong
Reason with childjj'en, thats wat you
liaff to do, reason with them, spare the
argewment and spoil- the child, come
over hcer to me, Benny, pop sed. Wicli
I did, and he sed, Now Benny, your
mother tells me youve bin a lazy loy
lately wen it comes to getting up in the
morning, now surely you must realize
that vou are forming a habit that will
do you more harm than good, because
erlv to bed and erly to rise makes a man
helthy welthy and wise, you know that,
dont you?
Y'es sir, but thats a man, I sed. Meen
"ing it dident effect me eny. and pop
sed, Thats a good point, a very good
point, but at the same time if you
sleep all your mornings away durins'
vacation it" will make it jest that mutch
harder fcr vou to get up erly wen skool
starts agen. dont vou think so?
No sir. because bv that time Til of
had so mutch sleep 111 be glad to get
up erly agen jest for a change, i sea
and pop sed. You dont get to bed erly
enufT. thats the t rubble with you. now
you get to bed this minnit and if youre
not up by S o'clock tomorro mornin9
vou and I will have a little t rubble, now
do vou understand that?
Yes sir. I sed.
1Te hoe. sed ma keeping on crow
shaying. Proving neenle are lilel to
stop Veasonin with you if you start
to rrason back.
Turm Over $800,000 to Corporation to
Be l sl for "Advantage of All."
NEW YORK. July 24. Charles Gar
land, the Harvard man with the radical
'deas. who was scraping a living from a
tinv ( ape lxl tarm wnue ue was revis
ing, debating and . finally 'accepting a
Sl.000.000 legncv. has definitely decided
o turn over $S(K),0(K) of his inheritance
to "the advantage of all."
This, at anv rate, was the announce
ment made yesterday by Walter Nelles.
attornev, of Hale, Nelles & Shorr, M)
East Eleventh street, one of the incorpo
rators of the American Fund for lub
lic Service, the organization! which is to
administer the $800,000 gift.
To Reduce Working Force in Spring
field to 300 Because of Depression.
SPRINGFIELD. Mass.. July 24.
Approximately 10 men will be laid off at
the shops of the United States armory
each week ' for the next six weeks, it
was stated last night by Col. T. L.
Ami. This reduction was made neces
snrv. he said, by the general depression
of business at the shops. The present
working force of 305 will be reduced to
;um. -
The working force at the armory has
'een steadily reduced for several months,
o that it is now smaller than it has
been for some years. Continued lay-offs
ire made necessary, however, by the lack
of work at the shops.
Cutter House at Jaffrey, N. II., Des
troyed Guests Lose Belongings.
JAFFREY, N. II.. July 21. The
Cutter House, a summer hotel housing
nearly 50 guests, was burned here late
yesterday when fire of unknown origin
started apparently in a partition and
destroyed the building. The loss was
estimated at $30,000.
The few guests who happened to be in
fbe building when the blaze was discov
ered escaped, but their belongings were
Maple Leaf .Jean Produces 18,078 Lbs.
of Milk in 300 Days.
BRANDON, July 21. Maple Iaf
Jean, an Ayrshire cow owned by Capt.
A. Henry Higginson, of South Lincoln,
Mass., has established a new world's
record for her class by producing 18,078
pounds of milk in 300 days, it was an
nounced here by the Ayrshire Breeders'
Maple Iieaf Jean won first prize three
times at thv national dairy show ami is
a former Canadian grand champion.
In far eastern countries the use of
forks ia still unknown.
Model Lines To A Model's Lines.'
O.Daughter of Venus! O.Empress of
O.Goddess of Grace and of Form!
Yonr sinuous lines, like your ravishing
. smiles, . . .
, Cause artists around you to swarm.
I sing, understand, of your bodily lines
, 'That regally sway as you walk,
More thrilling to me than the rarest of
But mpare me from your lineof talk!
An den he starts m gittin rough.
So I sez t him, 'lay off dat stuff !' " .
Your charm as ypu pose would put Hebe
to shame ; . ' ?
Beside you fair Helen is dust
There's nothing to equal the beauty and
fame . . .
Of your shoulders, your neck and
your perfect 3(3.
You lend to your gowns a lustre begilt,
Sartorially you areilevine ;
Your lines: They are classics that never
can wilt, ,
Excepting your phonetic lines
"Say, Maine, I t'ink dat hat is stuunin.
I never seen you look so cunnin."
No statue e'er fashioned by sculptor of
- Old, ... ...... t- .... -. ... ..:
No figure in art or in song
Can rival your shapely and delicate mold;
In Arcadia's bowers you belong.
Delectable Maid of Symmetrical Mien,.
Your beauty my phrases outstrips,
Y'our lines are the lines of a hevenly
Save those lines tirat emerge from your
"My Gawd, ain't she a parfeet friyht !
say, kiddo, watcha doin t night i
. C. B., in New York Sun.
The Way She Saw It.
A Negro couple stood once again before
the probation officer. "Now this," the
officer said to both, . "seems to me to
be a case where there is 'nothing very
much the matter except that your tastes
are different. You, SanTJ are much older
(ban your wife.; It it. a case . of May
married to December.'" A slight pause,
and then Eva, the wife, was . heard to
remark in a tired voice; "I--I really
doan' know what you means by yer
saying May is married to December. If
yer going to talk that way it seems to
rue to be a case of Labor Day married
to the Day of Rest." Everybody's.
G. E. Sherman
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