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BRATTLEBORO, A EUMONT, MONDAY EVENING, NO VEMBER 0, 1022.
EARLl MAIL EDITION
LOCAL ISSUES LEAD
Pellctier's Fight for District
Attorneyship , Hot
NEW LAW WOULD BAR
HIM FROM OFFICE
Lrngth of Working Week Prominent Is
1 suo in Nfw Hampshire Republican
Oppose 4S-IIour Week Miss Reanl
Vermont's First Woman Senator.
BOSTON. Nov. 0. Referendum
questions (in the bailor which usually at-'
tract little attention from the voters,
rival the political contests in general in
terest in Massachusetts this year. There
has been an uctive campaign for and
against referenda on acts passed by the
last legislature providing that .district
attorneys must be members of the bar,
establishing official supervision over mo
tion pictures and setting up state pro
hibition enforcement regulations con
forming to the Volstead act.
The net relating to district attorneys
wan passed after District Attorney Jo
seph C. Pelletier of Suffolk county had
been removed by the supreme court for
malfeasance ami had been disbarred,
l'elletier in Democratic, nominee for an
other term as .district attorney of the
county which includes Boston. His op
ponent. Thomas ('. OT.rien. is a Demo
crat, who ran on both tickets in the pri
maries and was nominated by the Re
publicans. O'Brien was appointed dis
tiict attorney by Governor Cox after
Pellctier's removal. Should the voters
of ihe state declare iu favor ot the dis
trict attorney act. l'elletier. if
tomorrow, cannot legally serve
New Hampshire's Fi.rht.
MANCHESTER, N. II.. Nov. '. The
prolonged textile strike, still in effect in
the great Amoskeag mills in this city
and many of the smaller mills of the
state as i protest against a ."i4-hour
week, although the wage cut of last
winter has been rescinded in most cases,
will figure in the election tomorrow.
The Democratic platform pledges en
actment of a law to limit to 4S hours a
week the working time in industries em
ploying women and children. The lie
publicans oppose state legislation to
this effect at present but favor a federal
fight-hour day law and investigation of
the. labor situation in New Hampshire
by a fact-finding- commission.
; A .Woman Senator.
MONTPEL1ER, Nov. Ci. Miss Edna
Beard of Orange. Republican nominee
for state senator from Orange county, if
elected tomorrow,; will be the first woman
to serve in the upper branch of the
Vermont legislature. She was elected
in V."0 as the first woman member of
the house of representatives.
Spellaey Predicts Victory.
HARTFORD. Conn.. Nov. 0.
Thomas J. Snellacy. Democratic nominee
ior I'nited States senator, jn a review
(Continued on Page Eight.)
Methodist Episcopal Church
The meeting called for this evening
of the official board has been camelled.
Tuesday, at 4 p. m. Younger girls'
sewing class; S p. m, Entertainment in
Odd Fellows' temple under the auspices
of the At tinners' class. Lila .Newdick.
a reader of plays of established reputa
tion, will present A Marriage of Con
venience, bv Alexandre Dumas.
Wednesday, at 7.30 p. m. Older
girls' sewing class.
Thursday, at 7.:'.0 p. m. Choir re
hearsal. Friday, at 0.30 p.. m. Teacher train
ing class; 7. MO Prayer meeting.
Tuesday Night, November
Coming in All Its Merry-Making
r a r ' - i ass f,
I ond MUSIC r
;C HAS. G CORS&
t SMILING G'.RLS.
kR CHANGING , j
, J J Jr., f .
Prices, plus tax, 50c, 75c, $1.00 and $1.50
Seats Now at Fenton's, Phone 476-W
AFFECT STOCK DEALS
Railroad' Equipment, Oil and Steel
Shares Hard Hit by This Morn
ing's Profit Taking.
WALL STREET. X. Y.. Nov. 0: 10.30
a. m. Resumption of profit-taking and
short 1-eKiiig, attributed, in part, to the
uncertainty of tomorrow's elections and
the critical Turkish situation, took place
at the opening of today's stock market.
Railroad, equipment, oil ami steel shares
were the hardest hit. the losses ranging
from large fractions to ."i jtoiuts. Copper
shares moved against the downward
trend, reflecting the improved statistical
position of the industry.
Cnion Pacific proved the most vulner
able of the rails, yielding 1', points.
Reading and Northern Pacific each lost
one. Baldwin Locomotive '2 1-2 points
and American Locomotive and Gen
eral Electric 1 1-- each. Losses of
1 to 3 points were sustained by
McVujan Petroleum. Pan AAmeriean
A. and B. Shell Transport, Royal
Dutch and Standard Oil of New Jersey.
Crucible. Gulf States and Bethlehem
Steels each yielded a imint or more.
There were a few strong spots, notably
May Department Stores. Virginia Caro
lina Chemical preferred and Lorillard
Tobacco, all up to .i to 4 ints. Home
Inspiration and Chile
each at advances of a
led the J
NOWHERE TO GO
William and Bride Spending Honeymoon
at Doom. Where They Were Mar
ried 28 Guests.
DOORN. Nov. (5. ( Associated Press. I
The former German emperor and his
bride. Princess llermine of Reuss. began
their honeymoon today with n place to
2. Tiny were wed yesterday at the
house of Doom where the one-time kai
ser spends his hour in exile, and there
thev remain today.
The ceremonies that united them lwt h
civil and relit so us." were witnessed by 1'S
quests, and were fcep? from the sight of
the villagers of Dirn and a host of
t-encsi ondruts and cam ra men with a
secrecy that was both studied and mys
terious. THE WEATHER.
Probably Showers for Election Day
Somewhf.t Warmer Tonight.
WASHINGTON. Nov. G Forecast
for southern New England: Showers
tonight and probably Tuesday morning
followed bv cloudy Tuesday: somewhat
warmer tonight. Moderate variable
winds becoming southerly.
Forecast for northern New England:
Showers tonight ami probably Tuesday;
somewhat warmer tonight.' Moderate
variable ; winds, becoming southerly.
Considerable Rain Today. ,
BOSTON, Nor. 0. Weather condi
tions: General light rains have occurred
during the past '1 1 hours in the lake
region, Ohio, Mississippi and npiier Mis
souri valley and western golf Mates, and
local rains" in parts of New England, coii
tjiiuinL at scattered stations in these dis-
triets this morning,
weather is fair.
The lemperature is
the freezing point in
distinct, and moderate
half of the country.
over the eastern
"I seo Brown. the noted fisherman, is
dead. Wonder what epitaph they'll give
'Don't know: but it should, certainly
begin with 'Here , lies.' " Philadelphia
Tuesday evening, Nov. 7. Regular
meeting of Bingham Chapter, No. 3U. O.
E. S. A full attendance is desired. Im
portant, business to be transacted. There
will be an entertainment after the meet
meet ins of Brattlebotn
Nov. S. Special
lodge, Nov. 10-
Work. F. C.
Friday evening, Nov
dance and social.
foQfurin& . :
oWE OOH OFTHlii STAGS J
CO'"- A I
Chorus Ever Here .
: A R C? LIGHTS. MUSIC.
;n. m.' - " '
( y six Zif
,o "t- v.- w
Between 90 and 95 Men En
tombed In Pennsylvania
MINE SHAFT STILL
IN RUNNING ORDER
One of Main Entries of Mine Klot ked
About 500 Feet from IJottom Shaft
Rescue Tarty Organized and Ilegins
Work at Once.
SlUNOT.AIf, Pa., Nov. 0 (Associated
I'ress). A terrific explosion some
where in the workings in the lleilly
mine of the Iteilly Coal Co. here at T.IiO
o'clock this morning entombed between
'.Hi and 1)5 minefs who had gone to their
work scarcely half an hour before.
Superintendent ). .7. Flanagan at
ence organized a rescue party from em
ployes in the vicinity and entered the
The news of ti c explosion brought
wives and children ot the miners to
The dinft. which i alxmt "JtMt fed
deep, was not damaged by the explosion,
and Ihe cage conlimiid to operate. It
was aid by mine authorities that on"
cf the main entries was blocked by fall
ing dcbiis about ".OO feet fram the bot
tom of tl.e shaft.
Send Two llescuo Crews.
PITTSlil lUni. Fa., Nov. ;,. The
mini' rescue section of the bureau of
mines was notified this morning of an
explosion in the Iteilly mine near Span
e'r. l'a.. and ordered a rescue car from
this place to proceed to the mine with
out delay. Another car. which is now
in New York state, also was ordered to
Spangler. First reports were that 'J.1
inii had h'cn entombed.
The Heilly mine is a shaft some 200
feet deep and normally employs alxmt
12." men. It is owned by the Joseph
II. Iieilly Coal Co. of l'l iladelphia, and
produces about Iti.",(KKf tons u year.
i;0MIS CHICAGO ALDERMAN.
Police Relieve Attack Had Political Ani
musThrown from Red. '
CIIICACIO. Nov. (5. A b nnb explosion
early today jolted Alderman V.'i'iiani R.
O'Toole and his family from l-d and
damaged their residence in West (larfield
liotilevard. The alderman said he was
unable to assign a cause for the attack,
although the.jmliett Mipitoxit ion was that
a iwissiide political animus may have
been behind it. A meeting of ward cap
tains was lield at the alderman's h;me
The - explosion jarred the family from
their sleep and two of the four children
suffered severe fright. The door and en
trance to the house and window panes
were shattered. A wire was found hang
ing from a mail box near the broken
door and the police believe the Imiu1 was
susixMided by the wire.
RUINS RE FORE AID COMES.
II. Smith of Zanesville Pinned I tub
Automobile Fires Revolver.
SPRINGFIELD. Ohio. Nov. 0.
Pinned beneath his burning automobile.
W. II. Smith of Zanesville fired a revol
ver and sounded the horn near his hands
in an effort to attract attention. He
was burned to death before anyone could
extricate him. The automobile skidded
and turned turtle into a ditch.
In Government Service.
"This is the Red Tape Rureau.
have L'OO employes."
"1 did not suppose you had work
"O, we have an excellent system by
means of which two men can do the
work of one." Louisville Courier-Journal.
Red Men s Hall
Tuesday. Nov. 7. at S p.
meeting of Rrattleboro
M. W. A.
Thursday, Nov. J), at S p. m. Regu
lar meeting of Pocahontas Council, No.
4. 1). of P. Rehearsal. Let every mem
bt r of the degree team be present as there
i--i work to be odne. All other members
are urged to attend.
Dance every Saturday night.
What is the
CONCERT and BALL
Saturday Evening, November 11, at Festival Hall
Under tbe Auspices of the
AMERICAN LEGION 1
CONCERT 8 to 8.30
THE LEADING MUSICAL ORGANIZATION OF NEW ENGLAND
Tickets Gentlemen's dance ticket. ROc; Ladies' dance ticket, SOc
Balcony ticket, 50c
On sale at Root's Pharmacy. Streeter's Restaurant
and at Hall and Farwell's
DEATH TODAY OF
A. H. IlOPKINSON
For Nearly Half Century -Employed by
Estey Organ Co. Was Foreman
When Retired by III Health.
Albert II. Hopkinson. 7.-,." for Ju..nrly
T0 years an eniployeof the Estey Organ
Co.. died about .1" o'clock this morn
ing in his home at tit Washington street.
For a long time l e had been a foreman
in the pipe organ department. Mr. IIop
kinson gave up work last November on
nccoimt cf ill hettlth, but he had been
able to be about until two weeks ago,
when he became confined to bis bed with
a complication of diseasps.
Mr. Hopkinson was born in Sher-H
brooke, I (.. March 21. 1S47, one of
the seven children of William and Ann
Pierce Hopkinson. The only sur
vivor of the family is a brother. F. P.
Hopkinson of Cherry street.
At the age of 21 years Mr. Hopkin
son went to New Hampshire, and about
Ml years ago he came to Rrattleboro ami
entered the employ of the Estey Organ
Co.. for whom he rendered faithful and
ellicieur service, remaining there until
forced to retire by ill health.
On Sept. l.'l, 1S7. Mr. Hopkinson
married Ida M. Munroe of P.raltleboro.
who survives with one son, Albert E.
Hopkinson of Dallas, Texas. A daugh
ter died in infancy.
Mr. Hopkinson was a nvniher of Co
lumbian lodge of Masons, Wantastupiet
lodge of Odd Fellows and Oasis En
campment. The funeral arrangements have not
Wilmington Association . Hold Annual
Meeting Vote to Charge Admis
sion Fee of 27m Cents. ,
( Special to The Reformer.) ,
WILMINGTON. Nov. (1.
At the annual meeting of ihe Farmers
Day association for the election of offi
cers sind transaction of other business,
the following officers were chosen:
President. W. P. Carnrr; vice president,
Roy Ware; secretary. L. II. Adams; as
sistant secretary. F. E. Titus; treasurer.
Homer Fitch: directors. C. W. TerriU.
S. L. P.ond. M. F. Rarber. F. 1 1. Fitch.
H. II. Fox; advisory directors, John Gil
lett and W. S. Allen of Whitingiiain. 1L
M. Scott and Milton Eickford of Halifax.
W. H.'Stowe and Kenneth M. Jones of
Dover. Gerald Adams uud Harold Whit
ney of Marlboro, Miss Celia A. Heather
and Allen P.riggs of Searsburg. The mat
ters of choosing superintendents of the
various departments, paying premiums,
and arranging tor a meeting to choose
judges was left with the hoard of man
After much interesting discussion on
the subiect a vote was taken to charge
an admission fee of 2. cents for .cacti
person except thst children under 15
years may enter free, ttlso to charge
2't cents for each nut.aoliile entering
the- fair ground. This fee is ;ntended
over the entrance to the grounds for all
day. even though one might wish to go
ofT and on to the grounds many times,
so no one need feel obliged to g . ill the
morning and stay on the grounds all d'l.v.
Some other matters of business were dis
cussed and left with the board of man
agers, am votes Were taken to nay for
the work of getting ready for and clean
ing up after the fair, also to pay the sec
retarv for his work.
While there was a feeling that the at-
tendance at this meeting should have
t Uh-t much larzer. a much greater inter-
est was shown
than List year.
Finding Out How He Stood.
A bright-looking youngster stepped
to the telephone in a public place
ailed up a number.
Is that vou, Mr. Johnson?"
"Mr. Johnson, do you need a good lioy
to work for you 7"
"No, I have a good boy working for
me now a very good boy." ,
"AH righr. Mr. Johnson. Thank you."
A man standing nearby who overheard
the boy asking for a job offered him one.
"No. thank you. sir." was the reply.
"I'm the boy that works for Mr. John
son, and 1 was just checkin' up on 111
nlf." Roston Transcript.
A Rrave Girl.
Robbie had been pouring scorn on
girls and their ways till his little sister
was reaily to cry.
"I'gh !" said Robbie. "You've no
pluck ! You daren't go into that dark
room by yourself!"
"I dare!" said the little girl angrily.
"I dare! You just come with me and
see me do it!" London Telegraph.
All Souls Church
Tuesday.' Nov. 7. .''...' p. m. Regular
meeting of the Junior auxiliary at ihe
Tuesday, Nov. 7, 7..'50 p. m. rVestry
meeting at the Palish House.
Knights of Columbus Hall
Monday, Nov. (i. S p. m. Ave Maria
Circle. Daughters of Isabella, will hold
their annual Halloween party.
Tuesdav evening. Nov. 7, at S o'clock
Regular meeting of Leo council,
I Knights of Columbus. Special business:
Installation of officers.
DANCING 8.30 to 12
OF VOLSTEAD ACT
Dr. Woodin Urges Support
of Those Opposed to
SUBJECT OF SERMON
IN BAPTIST CHURCH
Dr. Rrownell Says Movement for Reer
and Wines Is Entering Wedge for
Nullifying. ISth Amendment Live
Issue in Election, He Says.
In two of the Ilrattlelniro churches
yesterday,' the Centre Congregational
and First Raptist, the pastors called at
tention to the fact that Tuesday was
election day and urged their congrega
tions to cast their ballots in a way that
would be most conducive to the best in
terests of the public, special emphasis
being placed on the prohibition question.
In the Centre church Rev. Dr. 11. P.
Woodin said he had no intention of sug
gesting what candidates to vote for, but
that on tne rnfltter of pronibition the
Hiple should yote not merely for those
candidates who were in sympathy with
the enforcement of the Volstead act, as
every citizen was in duty Iwiund to favor
the enforcement of existing laws. They
should vote, he said, for those candidates!
who are in sympathy with the lsth '
amendment and the Volstead act without !
(Continued on Page Eight.)
DECIDES TO BUILD
Ruys Iot Near Fair Ground Entrance
and Plans to Put I'p Ruilding,
Probably This Fall.
The Haskell Garage, Inc.. which is
now located on Flat street, has lought
a lot. 121 by :U0 feet, on Canal street,
near the entrance to the fair grounds, of
Wilbur R. Cheeney of St. Iottis. Mo.
Mr. Haskell t-ays his lease at his present
1 nation expires Jn. 1 and that he is
planning on building a modern cement
garage on the new site. Just what de
sign will be followed and how large a
building will lx built has not lieen de
cided. Mr. Haskell sas the new garage
probably will be built this fall. The sale
was made through the S. W. Edgett com
pany. ' -
DEER SHOT IN
First to Re Reported to Reformer Of
fice Taken by Gordon Pomfrey,
Formerly of Rrattleboro.
(Special to The Reformer.)
SOFTH NEWFANE. Nov.
Gordon Pomfrey of this place shot a
buck' deer this morning about !.M0
o'clock. It had four oints and weighed
about l.'O pounds. This is the first deer
reported from this part of the town.
This likewise is the first deer to be re
ported to The. Reformer since the sea
son opened at 0 o'clock this morning.
(St. Albans Messenger.)
"As one of our best farmers said about
the Greene-Farm Rureau controversy
over the potash tarilf, there was a ter
rible lot of smoke over a very little mat
ter. This man is a staunch Farm Ra
iau man, too. a- stujent of affairs from
every angle and a man of education. It
would seem that w-ay to a good many
people, too." Rarton Monitor.
Another Vermont farmer, one of tin
best in the state, whose name commands
respect even leyond the routines of this
commonwealth, said that regardless of
every other consideration. 4he Vermont
farmer had no right to object to a duty
on potash iuasmuch as he was getting
adeouate protection on the commodities
he is raising for sale. The Dean Dills
letter shows how petty tin whole anti
Greene crusade has been when reduced
to pennies. Doctor Farm Rureau, in
prescribing potash, made a terrible mis
take so far as his professional reputation
"Keeps the Doctor Away."
p.njrjrt, l'l,, worried. My girl is run
ning around with that new doctor in
Jaggs Feed her an apple a day.
First Baptist Church
Monday, 7.30 p. m Roy Scouts.
Tuesday, 7.30 p. m. Christian En
deavor. Thursday. 0 p. ni. Buffet supper:
r.."0 Mission Study classes; 7.M0 Reg
ular church prayer meeting.
Fridav. 10 a. m. and 1 p. m. A mis
siomu conference arranged by the New
England District of the Woman's For
eign Mission Society. Missionaries from
five, countries will speak: 4 p. m. Jun
ior Endeavor. .
The congregation is asked to furnish
clothing or supplies to Rush a Ship to.
Russia." . Leave goods at chapel not
later than Wednesday.
Reader of Plays
fA Marriage of
Tuesday . Eve., Nov. 7
AT ODD FELLOWS' TEMPLE
Eight O'clock .
Auspices Attainers Class
Admission 50 rents
Contest Will End When
Polls Close Tomorrow
Vote Early Tomorrow
Rrattleboro has over .",000
names on its che-k list, and the
i voting accommodations of Festi
val hall are ' adequate for about
half that number. With the big
vote that is certain to turn our.
tomorrow, it behooves those who
can to vote early. The jiolls will
be open at 0 o'ebx k tomorrow
morning and will remain open
until :i o'clock in the afternoon
for representative and until T
o'clock for the countv and state
ticker. - -
Men whose places of business
or employment are on or near
Mia in street should see that their
votes are cast by-;10..i0 a. m.
There is certain to be a jam during
the noon hour, and the more votes
that are east before thar time the
easier it will be for checking clerks
and election - officials to do their
work. Women voters should make
it a point to cast their vofes as
early in the day as possible. If
any greit proportion of voters
should delay voting until after
noon it would mean keeping the
representative boxes oien longer
than' the law contemplates, the
rule lieing that any voter standing
in line at the closing hour shall
.have a right to put' in his bailot.
THREE FIRES BUT
Department Called to Rrouilard House
on Recti Street, Wagner Shoe Store
and Grotto's Tenement.
What might have developed into a
serious (ire early this morning was
averted by quick work of the fire depas
ment in getting to the house of Joseph
Riouillard at 14 Re?d street. Members
of the family mere were awakened by a
blaze at the rear of the house about 3
o'clock and word was telephoned ar once
to the station on Eelliot street.
Tin department maue a quick run to
the scene and the back piazza was found
to be ;;blaze. The roof of ihe piazza was
burned eff. the wall .f an adjacent shed
was gutted and the flames- had just
worked their way through the rear wall
of the house, when the tiremfn sueifeded
in checking the spread of the llames.
Just how the fire started is unknown,
but all indications pointed to its start
ing near two barrels and a lard tub.
w hich were, on the rear porch. It was
learned that the chimney wa cleaned
out yesterday and some of the soot left
near the jwrch. in which sparks may
have smouldered until they burst into
flames during tbe night.
After an hour's work, tnc flames wore
extinguished. The damage was small
and has been estimated at less than ItMl.
Two other tires occtmied the attention
"f. the fire department yesterdnv.. both
being chimney tires and a still alarm
being given in each instance. The tirst
one broke out at 10.4." a. m. in the chim
ney of Leroy II. Wagner's shoe store at
r Main street. Mr. Wagner, who was
in the store at the time noticed the over
heated chimney and notified the depart
ment. Two hand chemical extinguish rs
were emptied into the chimney and the
blaze was extinguished.
At .".4. in the afternoon, the dmart
ment was called to a three-tenement
hoiise on Flm treet. to the tenement oc
cupied by L. C. Grotto, where the chim
nev bad" burst into flames. About t'.ve
feet of soot had to be removed before the
fireman were able to attack the spot
where the blaze centered.
Arctic Owls Move Southward.
The Puget Sound region has for the
first time in '2t years been invaded by the
great Snowy Owl of tbe Arctic. This
owl lives on small mamals that have been
driven south by excessively - severe
weather, and it may have followed hem
into the United States in search of food ;
the bloodstained feathers and fur of its
prey may be seen in every part of the
region. These Riant owls, sometimes
measuring"4 six feet across the spread of
the wings, have been known to attack a
man. Scientific American.
Wife You used to say that yonwould
rati er be with me in purgatory than
without me in paradise.
Hub Yes. and I was more of a
prophet than I realized. Boston Trans
Definitions Y'ou Should Know.
Horn' A temporary shelter between
motor trips. Boston Transcript..
Odd Fellows Temple
Wednesday. Nov. S. 7.30 p. m. Ladies'
auxiliary dril rehearsal.
Thursday. Nov. 0. 7.30 p. m. Regular
meeting of the Ladies' auxiliary. Degree
Thursday, Nov. 0. S p. m. Regular
meeting of Canton Palestine. Nomina
tion, for field officers. Every member is
requested to be present.
Read Letter By
On Page 8 of This Paper
Party Lines Down
Issue of State Expenses
Figures More Than
Election day in Rrattleboro will not
be devoid of local interest, thanks to the
lively representative campaign which
has been waged for the pnt two weeks.
When the polls open in Festival hall at
a. m. tomorrow, to remain open until
' V- ni. for representative vots arid until
." p. in. for the state and county tickets,
there is little doubt that balloting will'
bigin promptly and continue with slight
iet-up throughout the day.
As is the case in several other towns
in Vermont, the representative issjie haa
( -. ntercd chiefly around the .question of
governmental economy, supporters of
Dr. E. R. Lynch, who is running on an
Independent ticket, making the claim
that his : Republican opponent, Frank
L. I.arber, should nor be returned on ac
count of the extrvagant record of the
last legislature, with which he was
prominently connected. Mr. Barber's
supporters, on the other hand, argue
that his recoid was not attacked until
the present campaign started and that
he should be returned because he is a
Republican and a man with previous
legislative experience. ,
Very little except state issues has
been discussed in (he campaign, which
in spite of its activity has been kept
free from personalities. One or two
ministers yesterday touched briejy on
(Continued on Page Seven)
Rev. Sidney Crouch to Give Illustrated
Talk Following Supper in "Centre
Chapel at 6.C0 O'clock.
The regular monthly hieeting of th.
Brotherhood of the Centre Congrega
tional church will be held tomorrow eve
ning, beginning with a supper at (J..HO.
The event will be known as "Father and
Son night." and each member of the
Brotherhood is asked to bring a bov with
him. The affair will be featured bv aa
address by Rev. Sidney Crouch of West
minster, who will give an illustrated talk
on Egypt and Palestine. Rev. Mr.
Crouch has stwnt considerable time in
those countries and wax with General..
Allenby's army during the campaign in
the Near East. A good time is promised,
to all who attend.
MRS. SUSAN M. WILDER.
Wife of Fred W. Wilder, Sr.. of Dum
merston Dies in Hospital.
Mrs. Susan Matilda (Lawrence)
Wilder, '!). wife of Fred W. Wilder, sr.,
of Dummers-ton. died at 3 o'clock yester
day afternoon in the Memorial hospital,
of a complication of diseases. She had
been in the hospital since Octolier S and
had failed gradually since that time.
Mrs. Wilder was born in Townshend
May 0. ISttt. She was a daughter. of
Benjamin F. and Susan (Moran) Law
rence. Besides her husband, she leaves
three daughters and two sons, Mrs.
Frank Cook of Bristol, Conn.. Mrs. Er
nest Mellon of Brattlebro, Miss Ruby
Wilder of Springfield. Fred W. Wilder,
jr.. of West Brattleboro sind Frank
Wilder of Bristol. .Conn. She also leaves
three sisters and two brothers and sev
The funeral will be held tomorrow
afternoon at 3 o'clock in the home of her
son. F. W. Wilder of West Brattleboro.
The burial will fake place in Meeting;
House Hill cemeterv.
WOULD PUT SNAP IN. SERVICES.
Church Conference Speaker Advices
Quail Re Mixetl with Manna.
'Asserting that Christ would not talk
to empty seats if there were any legiti
mate way to fill them. Dr. Christian F.
Reisner of New York, in an address be
fore the National Conference on Church
Publicity, recently told the assembled
ministers to follow the suggestions off
the Nazarene and "go out and compel
them to come in."
"The church is too timid," he said. -"It
is too common for people to be sat-:
istied with a church building and a for
mal Sunday service. Few things are
more. deadening than a smug satisfaction
that glibly spins excuses for empty
churches amid non-church attending mul
"At times religion is cheapened by th
vague and inane efforts made to reach
the community. They lack life, purpose
and determination. Jesus performed
miracles to draw the crowd to hear bis
message.- The Pharisees quickly called
him u sensationalist, but the people'
heard- him and a world revolutionizing
movement was started.
"The first essential to selling the
church is to awaken the pastor . and.
membership until they get on their toes
and put their "goods' into circulation.
Tli en. they will have fresh and palatable
goods on hand and find a way to get con
suming customers. The people are hun-t
gry. for God but they must sometimes,
have quail mixed with their manna." "
Tom I say, introduce me to Miss Van
Coyne, will you? I'd like to niarrv that
girl ; she s a perfect bank in herself.
.Tack Sorrv. old mnn Imi ul.
I just gone into the hands of a receiver.
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