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in Southeastern Vermont ripW() Sections Today fyJL Get Them Both EARLY M. EDITION VOL. 10. NO. 227 BRATTLEBORO, VERMONT, FRIDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 24, 1922. TEN PAGES ni nTinrn nnnnro ull I iui.ii uinm-u BACK AT CRtTiCSj Dares Senator Hitchcock to Go to France and Learn Conditions NO BLACK SOLDIERS IN RHINE FORCES Uises With Dawn This Morning to Be gin Work on Address Jubilant Over Reception by Roston Invited to Foot ball (lames. ROSTON, Nov. 24 (Associated Press) The Tiger of France lashed bark at his senate critics today in his first American interview, granted to tlie As sociated Press, replying particularly to the criticisms of Senator Hitchcock and j Rorah. "Senator Hitchcock call me a mili tarist,"' Cleuienecau, French war pre-, miir said. "Well, I nm glad to tell Mr. J Hitchcock he is in the nenate. owing to' the vote, for only a few more days, j When he is free,, I dare him to go to , France and learn the facts." j Answering Senator Hitchcock's de- J le.tnd that he explain why France in-! sisted on using black troops in her aruiyj of occupation, the Tiger declared that Hitchcock had been misled by German i propaganda, and that today there was' not a single black soldier in German ter-j ritory. To Senator Rorah's recent assertion that Clemenecau was primarily resjion- sible for conditions in Europe because of his great influence in the drafting of the Versailles treaty, the aged statesman de-, dared his situation was "particularly j digressing" since in France he had been most bitterly criticized "for having asked from the Germans less than I ought to." j Georges Clemcneeau was up with the dawn this morning, putting the finishing : touches on the second formal address of; his American tour, which he will deliver. this afternoon in Tremont temple. Seated before his inevitable jot of cold tea, with his battered gray skull cap on at a rakish angle, he worked for more than an hour on his notes at a small table in the home of F. I, Ilig ginson. jr. What le does with the notes after he has prepared a speech no one knows. He never refers to them when he is speaking. I5tit he always makes them. Refreshed by his nigLt's sleep, the Tiger appeared even more jubilant . .today than he was yesterday over the enoour- j aging reception Uoston and the way j t . . .. 1 . .. . 1 -. 1 l 3 I fines -iieiMven line unci e iiiin mm given him. lie declared that even if his "mis sion" of winning American hearts for France failed which lie was confident ir would not he would always treasure t the memories of the welcome he had had on this "last mission of his life." There was nothing on the Tiger's pro gram for today nave the speech. He has been invited to two football games on Saturday the Brown-Dart- i mouth game here and the Yale-Harvard i game at New Haven. He wants to see them both, but it is uncertain whether l;e will be able to attend either. The Tiger's interest in American uni versities, keen from the start, was greatly augmented yesterday when he saw and heard cheering sections from Yale and I'.rown in action as he passed New Haven and Providence. "It makes me think of the old days when I was a school hoy,"' he said. PUSHING SHIP SUBSIDY. House Meets Hour Early to Give Talk ers a Chance. WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 The house was convening an hour earlier today to give more time for memlers desiring to r-peak during the remaining two days of general debate on the administration shipping bill before the measure is laid before the house for amendment for amendment for three days beginning Monday. You have no idea how fellow's troubles, are. big the other All Souls Church Men's Supper. Friday. Nov. 24, at G.45 p. m. All men of the parish invited to meet for sui per ami help organize a men's club. Edgar 15m r Smith of Greenfield will be Ue speaker. Supper To cents. DANCE NEWS Tinkers WILL COME TO BRATTLEBORO FOR A Thanksgiving Dance Next Tuesday Night There Will Be Another Thanksgiving Dance After the Performance of "Oh! Baby!" Thanksgiving Night The entire Marcus Musical Comedy Company of over thirty people will attend the dance. ! HARVARD ELEVEN Undergraduates Hoarse . from Prelimin ary Shouting Captain Ruell to Play. CAMERIDGE, Mass.. Nov. 24. Mound for thelowl to meet the big Rlue team of Yale, the Harvard football team left for New Haven today without under graduate demonstration. The students had shouted themselves hoarse with the slogan. "We'll beat Yale." in the two previous days, ami only Mike Dennihan, the handy man of the stadium, was pres ent to see the team off. carrying a cane witli a Harvard banner. The Crimson team went away without Captain Ruell. who had preceded them, but with assurances that he would be able to take his place at quarterback, recovered from his injuries. Uncertainty as to whether Chapin or Hammond would 1 at fullback continued. Other wise the team was picked according to earlier indications. Arrived at New Haven, this afternoon, the Harvard team will go to the bowl for an hour or two of practice, and then will take up .quarters at Derby for the night before. Dartmouth in Roston. RUSTON. Nov. 24. The big Green eleven, which arrived here from Hanover. N. II.. last 'night to be ready for Rrown tomorrow, prepared to go through a light signal drill today. This was to be fol lowed by kicking practice. NATIONAL GRANGE WANTS DEBTS PAID National Eody Opposes Transfer of Ru rcau of Markets and Forestry to Department of Labor. WICHITA. Kan.. Nov. 24. The Na tional Grange, continued its sessions here today with an early adjournment probable. Yesterday's meeting was occupied with consideration of Near East Relief, the problem of the disposition of the Muscle Shoals nitrate plant, a state income tax. methods to curb evasion of the national income tax. immigration, and the prin ciple of the sales tax. 'Ilie Grange "took the stand that all foreign debts should be paid to the Ciiited States; endorsed the work of the Fnited States bureau of agriculture and opposed transfer of the bureau of mar kets and forestry from its jurisdiction to that of the department of labor. WAR CANTONMENTS . CONTRACTORS NEXT Government Decides to Start Series of Suits lo Recover for Al leged Frauds, WASHINGTON. Nov. 21. A series of suits for recovery of monies expended for construction of war cantonments has licen decided on as the next step in the government's campaign against alleged frauds under war. contracts. Unofficial estimates place the total sum that will be sought in all of the recovery suits at more than S75.Ot0.1t0O. In one camp costing SRi.OOO.OOO auditor were said to have found indications of an excess expenditure of $5.0cjO.00U. In the first group of four suits in which actum is to be instituted the gov ernment seeks to recover a total of J21.50O,(MH). the Camp Upton suit, in volving $.00O.0(H. the Camp Jackson suit $i.54M U00, the Camp Sherman suit ..".( MM ).(HAi and the Camp Funstoti suit M.OtHUKMf. THE WEATHER. Sun Will Shine but Strong Cold Winds Will Prevail .Tonight 'and Saturday. WASHINGTON, Nov. 21. Forecast for northern New England and southern New England: Fair tonight and Sat urday; colder tonight; strong northwest winds and gales. Down to 14 In Maine. P.OSTON. Nov. 24. Weather condi tions: The low pressure that was over the lake region Thursday has moved north eastward causing light rains in New Eng land and eastern Canada. Fair weather with much clear sky, prevails in central and western sections. Moderatelv cool weather is general east cf the Rocky Mountains, with freez ing temperatures in all northern districts and in the central part of the country southward as far as the Missouri valley, Mh'.soni-j and Kansas. The lowest, re ported nt any station was 10 at Prince Albert. Snsk. and the lowest in New Eng land during last night was 14 at Green ville, .Maine. Aeroplanes fitted as offices, with desks, t.'. pev. l iters, card index cabinets, etc.. are the latest development in commercial aviation. Centre Congregational Church Food Sale. I'.read, pies, cake, cookies, doughnuts, preserves, jellies, nuts, candies and flow ers will be found at the annual Thanks giving sale by the Womans association of the church. Telephone orders to 241, 2TU. or 47S-W. Tea will be served in the afterinwin. including sandwiches and j Lady Raltimore cake. Dance and Supper DUMMERSTON CENTER GRANGE HALL DECEMBER 7 Snow's Orchestra Annual Auction By Dorcas Society Fancy Work, Aprons, Candy Swedish Cookies SWEDISH LUTHERAN CHURCH TONIGHT 8 P.M.- DQRRIT SUFFERS ATTACK jf NERVES Doctor Says 'She Was In Earlier Stages of Nerv ous Prostration DEFENSE TO BEGIN TESTIMONY TODAY Judge Moulton Refuses to Direct Verdict for Defendant . More letters l?e tween Dorrit and Douglas to lie In troduced. RURLINGTON, Nov. . 24. That Dorrit Stevens Woodhouse was a fnifferer from an attack of nervous prostration ju its earlier stages as the result of the treatment of Douglas Woodhouse to hi wife, was the testimony cf lr. O. E. Reecher this morning at the resuming of the trial of the day before in the milliou dollar alienation unit of Mrs. Wodhouse against Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Woodhouse. Court did not convene until shortly be fore 11 o'clock for the reason that argu ments were being heard in chambers re garding the admissibility of evidence in answer to Attorney Austin's hyiiothetioal j question. In asking the question of the physi- j chin. Attorney Austin reviewed the cir- j cumstanees of the case. He told of the j marriage and the desertion of the hus band shortly afterwards, of the trip of Douglas to the Canadian wood, of the short experience which tliey hud together niter the meeting in Washington when Douglas was in company with Mrs. Mf Clellan, and in fact reviewed his en tire case lefore asking Dr. Reecher: "Assuming that, this is so. would you consider it a cause for Mrs. Woodhouse being in the condition she was tit the time you treated her in 1(20V" Dr. Reedier replied that he would c-on-sider it sufficient cause. . Judge Moulton yesterday afternoon de nied a motion that the jury be directed to return a verdict for the defendants. Contending that Douglas alone and not his parents was responsible for the shat tered romance of his wife, counsel for the defendants made this motion immedi ately after Atty. Warren R. Austin, the plaintiff's lawyer, had announced that his case ,was complete except for the testi tiiony of Dr. C. II. Reecher. a Rurlington physician, who attended the younger Mrs. Woodhouse chivies ft nervous breakdown w hich sh-suffered "in J u nr. 1 :- The defence attorney,-, argued that the plaintiff had tailed to present suffi cient evidence of acts of the alienation which she alleges. Atty. Austin, in re ply, reviewed the evidence introduced to tupport the plaintiff's charges and cited the "supremo indifference" of the defend ants toward Dorrit, to which Douglas testified in his sworn deposition. After listening to the arguments, Judge Moul ton dismissed the motion and directed the defence to be ready to proceed with their case today. Counsel for the defendants reported that their case probably would be com pleted in two clays. Included in the evidence which the defence may offer nre many letters writ ten by Dorrit to Douglas before ami after their marriage. Excerpts from s"veral of these letters already have .leeh read by Mrs. Woodhouse during her cross-examination regarding the "union ot" love" which she testified existed between her and Douglas three month ln-fore the marriage. T Mrs. Woodhouse concluded her testi mony vesterdav bv asserting under re direct examination that he had chamred her mind regarding the operation at the time of her marriage, and that she then did not wish to avoid motherhood. Sh Kjud that she had tried In vain to effect a reconciliation with Douglas, with whom, she testified, she had not lived tv a wife since June. V,20." She ad mitted that she had refused nil that time to live with hrn "on account of his esca pade" with Mrs". Lillian Ilendrick Me- .i ii ii. .i i .i: leiuiu. 51 HSIllimion onon-ei-, 10 niiuui : he was once cngn-ed ami on whom he l n'tshcd S."fl in checks and jewelry val ued at several thousand dollars. S1m denied, however, that Douglas's affair with Mrs. MeClellan stood in the whv of a reconciliation, or that she had "charged Douflas with his relations wit'- his woman in Wiisbinetnn and asked hrse!f for bill of divorce, or .that he he denied a bill on that ground." During her attempts nt a reconciliation, Douglas was "'list lftn"intr around" RuiTurion. his wife testified. He later wen to Reno. N'ev., nnd petitioned foV- n divnrcp. itv the witness stand yesterdiy. Mr. Woodhouse testified that her hu-band's St. Michael's Church (Episcopal.) The Woman's Guild has voted to buy IfiO new hymnals with music for the j church. Anyone wishing to order one for lersonal use wiif please notitv .Mrs. w . H. Lane cr Mrs. Carl F. Cain immedi ately. f Odd Fellows Temple t Bowling Schedule. Rowling team captains are requested to watch, the schedule closely and have their men on hand. Friday. Nov. '21 Americans learn 4 and Nftion.i's team C. Monday, Nov. 27. Americans team 5. Nationals team 1. Tuesday. Nov. 2S. Americans team 0. Nationals team 2. Tuesday, Nov. 2S. TJ'.O p. in. Regular meeting of Dennis Rehekah lodge. Nom ination of officers. Entertainment. Re freshments after the meeting. Wednesday, Nov. 2'.). Americans team 1. Nationals team 4. Thursday, , Nov. 30. Americans team 2, Nationals team 7. Saturday, Nov. 25, at 7.30 p. m. Rehearsal of the initiatory degree. Members of the degree staff please be on time so we may get through early. Monday, Nov. 27, at 7.SO p. m. Regu lar meeting of Wantastiquet lodge, No.i(?i. The initiatory degree will be conferred. A good attendance is desired. FALLS SO FEET, WALKS OFF TO SEE IF TIE'S HURT. LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21. Oliver Mapcs, 14. fell 80 feet over a cliff in Elyslan Park, and then walked down town to see whether be had been in jured. . Police surgeons told !im lie was bruised and scratched a little. They sent him home with a warning to be more careful where. he played. parents finally disinherited him when lie continued to live with her. She was shown a letter by her -counsel and asked if she "particularly remembered it." She replied that is was the letter in which Douglas informed her that "he had been cut off by his family." "What was the effect of this letter on you?" asked her lawyer. 'It made me feel terribly," slie an swered. Mrs. Woodhouse also described a meet ing with her mother-in-law at a hospital at Loner Rrnnch. N. .1.; where Douglas was ill with typhoid fever a few months after their marriage." She said that w hile sitting at her husband's bedside his mother fled ' the room ; on seeing her. "stomwd short, turned around and went out without shaking." ' While living with Dniglas for a short time at a New York hotel. Mrs. Wood house said she raided "gentle objections" because her husband leli her alow every morning while he went to the liome of his parents at J.'i5 Park avenue for breakfast and remained there until after lllM'U. Counsel for the defendants questioned Mrs. Woodlious-e in regard to bills amounting to $4,400 which she incurred within l.s months. She snul that these expenditures were for furniture, clothing anil neicssarie of life. Included among these debts were accounts which she al leges her husband refused to nay. claim ing that he had not I tied P.arlingtan merchants and storekeepers with whom she was accustomed to trade -that he would not be responsible for r debts contracted by her since June. l'.2t. 14 FEEBLE-MINDED SEIZED AT MINE Representatives o( Ohio Welfare Depart ment Claim Roys Were Inveigled Away from State Institution. COLFMP.US. O- Nov. 24 (Associ ated Press). Possibility that a legal I battle iu Ohio courts might provide a sequel to the spectacular 'rescue former inmates of tlie tuio lnsiuuiiou for the Feeble-Minded, from tlie Duns house of a strip mine pear Pa., early yesterday, Avas Turtle Creek. leing consid- cred here today. Declaring that the 14 boys had been inveigled away from the institution and put to work at th mine for little pay and under unsatisfactory conditions, rep resentatives of the Ohio welfare depart--niont, - -irl; lVnnsylvmra ntate jxdiee, swooped "down on the workings, bundled the boys into automobiles and whisked them over the state line into Ohio before court action to detain them might be started. While no active resistance to the coup was offered at the mine, the return of the hovs was followed by a statement at Pittsburgh from Frank J. Rentz. mali nger of I5eutz lirothers. the Columbus firm which operates the workings, to the effect that he would teek recourse in Ohio courts. Rentz announced that the boys "had been adjudged mentally and phvsicallv competent by reputable phy sicians" "ami that he had retained attor neys to take legal action in the Case. BURIAL OF VICTIMS BEGINS TODAY Sixteen of Dead at Rinninghain Still I 'nidentifletl Graves in Every Uttle Cemetery. RIKMINOHAM. Ala.. Nov. 24 (Asso ciated Press 1. The P.irmingham mine district today prepared to lay to rest the first of its M dead, whose lives were snuffed out Wednesday by an explosion of coal dust in Dolomite mine No. 3, of the Woodward Iron Co., 10 miles west of here. Graves were dug today in nearly every little cemetery between P.irming ham. P.essemer. Knsley ami the mine. Sixteen of the victims had not been -..; ,i i ,. identified e.irb today. SHIPS 40 CARS OF Tl RKKYS. Special Train Traveling on Passenger Schedule from Cincinnati to Roston. CINCINNATI. Nov. 24. A special train of 40 cars of dressed turkeys was assembled yesterday and went forward last night on a 'i-hnur passenger sched ule to Roston. for redistribution in 'the New England market. It is estimated there were about S00, (HRJ pounds of turkey in the shipment. In addition to this train, other refrigera tor ears are !eing sent daily and scores of cars of live birds already have leen shipped, according to poultry dealers who draw supplies from Ohio. Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee. The last of the express cars will go from Cincinnati, the gateway of tiie largest turkey producing section of the country, Monday night and will reach eastern markets the day before Thanks giving. Nobody can do as much can do for yourself. for you as you Methodist Episcopal Church Friday, (5 Luncheon for teacher train ing class; 0.30 Training class; 7.30 Prayer meeting. Red Mens HalL Fridav evening. Nov. 24. Women of Mooseheart Ijegion. No. "37, will hold a sewing circle at Mrs. Grace Klinefelter' on Central street. Friday, . Nov. 24. S p. m. Special meeting of (Juonekticut tribe. No. 2, 1. O. R. M. The warrior's degree will be conferred. - ' Dance every Saturd?v night- Monduv. Nov. 27 Regular meeting Rrattlcboro Lodge. No. !3, L O. O. M. Initiation on this date. A large at tendance is desired. Refreshments will be served after the work. All members of the degree team are requested to be at the hall at 7 p. m. All members who are willing to help on the team please be. present at that time for a rehearsal. DOUBLE PROGRAM TO ENDJflTESI Public Music Memory Con cert Next Monday Evening AWARD OF PRIZES TO BE MADE THEN I Original Ian Was to Have Final Con test Later, but Reeause of Theatrical Season and Increased I'se of Audi torium Change Was Made. A double program will mark the close of the music memory contest of Com munity Service Monday evening in the Auditorium. A concert of 14 selections by local talent will open the program at 7.30 o'clock. This will be followed, after a brief intermission, by the competition for prizes and the award of prizes. Tlie first plans of the committee con templated a concert similar to that given a few weeks ago. the real contest to In held at a later date, but because" of the opening of the theatrical season nnd the consequent demand for the Auditorium it lias been decided to close the contest Monday evening. Jn order that the men, women. b:y.s and girls who are to participate in the contest may le sure of securing seats th first floor will hu reserved for their use until five minutes before the hour of be ginning the concert, which et tor 7.:;t. The two upper floors will be open to the general public, also whatever seats re main unoccupied alter 7-2.". Except for those who are to take part iiLlJie -omie-tition children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. This is to do away with the confusion which was caused by such children at the last concert. Those taking part in the on- test are asked to carry ociic'ds. During the conies') special musical numbers will be rendered in addition to the contest, selections. The -ontTt program will consist of orchestra, and mandolin club, hand selec tions, piano solos and .duets, violin solos, dancing of the minuet, vocal soli and chtrus numbers. It is expected that the complete program will be announced to morrow. It s the expectation of the committee that the judges, who will be in charge of Mrs. Clarke C. Fitts. will be able to make their decision so that prizes mey be uwarded immediately following the contest. A corps of ushers will be in charge of Mrs. F. II. Newell. Loaded Chunk Disappeais; Wrecked Stove Is Found FUNDS FOR HANDLING TOBACCO CROP Rrattlfboro Trust Co. in List of Banks to Take Loan, Local Growers in Connecticut Association. Funds to aggregate ?000.000 are to be available for handling and marketing the 1S)22 crops of memtters of the Con necticut Tobacco association., according to an announcement just made from the offices of the association saying that President Joseph W. Alsop had com pleted arrangements for the financing of this work. The arrangement? are made through .the formation of a lending syn dicate made up of New England and New York city banks. The Hartford Connecticut Trust company represents this body as trustee and the association has entered into an agreement with this trustee concerning the various terms and conditions under which the credit is sup plied. Ranks which take parts of the loan include one in Vermont, the Rrattleloro Trust Co., one in Rhode Island. 15 in Massachusetts, 23 in Connecticut, and seven in New York city. In many cases hanks loan up to their legal limit, which is 10 jht cent of combined capital stock, surplus and profits. The association has contracts with C7 warehouses in Connecticut and Massa chusetts for assorting, packing, hand ling and storing. ' When the tobacco is in. the warehouse receipts are turned over to the trustee by the association and the receipts are to be used as col- fateral to secure loans from the various banks. The banks will receive the as signed warehouse receipts. After the association gets the money from the banks on the security of the warehouse receipts the money will be turned over to the growers in the hnpe ot part payments on their individual crops. The amount of. the payment to growers will be bused on the loan value of the tobacco delivered, as agreed upon by the association and the trustee of the lending syndicate. The loan value is a certain number of cents per xuind of each grade of each tyie of tobacco. Tlie bulk of the tobacco bundled by the asso ciation will be broad leaf and Havana sect'., with a smaller ..amount of primed and shade. The total acreage is nltout 22.300 acres. Fifteen tobacco growers in Windham county are members of the association, largely through the efforts of the Wind ham County Farm Rurcau, of which R. W. Harvey is agent, and their ac reage the past season was "tO'v. acres. This county is part of a district which in cludes Cheshire county. New Hampshire, unci part of Franklin county. Massachu setts. . - , First Baptist Church Friday at teachers and 7.30 p. officers. m. Sunday school Masonic Temple Friday, Nor. 24, 7.30 p. m. Special communication of Brattleboro Lodge, No. 102, F. and A. M. .Work: M. M. degree. Tuesday, Nov. 28, at S p. m. Social and dance. Music by Snow's orchestra. Refreshments. NEGRO PRISONER WANTS TO STAY IN MINSTRELS. MOUNDSVILLK. W. Yiu, Nor. 24. A pardon was issued today to Claude Garner, Negro, who lias served six years in the penitentiary here for murder. "I don't want to be pardoned until after Thanksgiving," he told the warden when informed lie was free. "I want to play my usual part in the prison minstrel show on Turkey day." CANVASS TO BE . BEGUN TOMORROW Found Advisable to Start Red Cross Roll Call .Earlier Near East Relief Funds to Re Solicited. Plans for the sixth annual Red Cross roll call are developing satisfactorily and a meeting of the captains of the canvass ing teams has been held in the home of the heal chairman. Mrs. Morgan Sher man. Reeause of the fact that many high school girls ind young women employed in stores and 'offices have .consented to tit lp with the canvass it lias been found necessary to begin the work tomorrow iu some instances instead of trying to carry out the entire canvass Mondav . morning. All homes, stores, offices and iai ioi tes will be canvassed between Sat urday morning and Monday afternoon and the committer urges that everyone have his dollar or larger subscription re:dy to give to the solicitor.. 'While a -oinplte list of the canvass ers is not available the names of the cap tains and those who are to have charge of the lriv in the factories and busi ness s.eotioji follow: Captains Miss Mary Haas. Mrs. Louis I. Allen. Mrs. William Dunlevy. Rev. A. V. Woodvvorth. Mrs. Clayton Renfrew. Miss Gladys Stellman. Miss Ruth Frederickson, Miss Charlena Thomas. Miss Stella Jusfafson, Miss Meverette Hamilton. Mrs. Hugh Agnew, Mrs. William Porter. Miss Lela I.urber. Miss Mildred Eddy. Miss MarjoYie White, Miss Inez (Joodale. Miss Emma .Tdhnson. Mrs. Clarence Merrill. Miss Edith Hammariund. Factories Maj. Linn D. Tavlor, John L. Stewart. Miss Mildred Eddy. Hnlstcin-Friesian Miss Marion Si nionds. Rusiness section American Legion, Derwin H. Smith, commander. Rural districts Mrs. Harry Wellman. Mrs. John Roister. Mrs. Holtlen. Mra. Charles Perkins, Mrs. The relation of the C. R. Cushman. American Red (Continued on Rage Ten.) Dummerston Farmer Em ploys Unique Way to Locate Thief ( Spec to 1 to The Reformer.) PUTNEY, Nov. 24. An incident that happened recently in Dummerston recalls the good old days of our grandfathers, when ieople didnt al ways depend upon the slow and some times uncertain processes of law for ad ministering a much-deserved punishment to an offender. For some time a part of the good peo ple of a certain part of Dummerston had missed many fowls, ami lately even their woodpiles had a mysterious habit of dis appearing. They all had strong suspi cions of where the lost articles might be found, so one farmer decided that he would mete out a little discipline and let the offender realize that the neigh lors would no longer tolerate having their hen roosts ami woodpiles robbed. He took a particularly good chunk of wood, lored a hole in it. tilled the hole nearly up with powder, then plugged it up and placed the chunk in a handy and conspicuous position. The plan worked to perfection for the nest morning the wood was gone and not j long utter a pile ot nroken iron, which bore a resemblance to what might have om-c have served for a stove was found outside a shac k where the suspected jM-r-son lived. Of course, one cannot advocate 'using such methods of punishment as this. Jut jin this particular instance it did not in jure tlie oflencier or burn his snack, and it did teach him a lesson he is not likely to forget for some time. LATE NEWS BRIEFS. PARIS, Nov. 2. As a consolation to the women for its recent action in avoid ing vote on the suffrage question, the sen ate today adopted a proposal making women hers of eligible to membership on chain- commerce. PANAMA CITY. Nov. 24. A sawfish weighing two and one quarter tons lias been caught in the bay of Pan. -una off Tabcguiila Island. 10 miles from this eify, by Mitchell Hedges, the explorer. The fish was 2':) feet long and had a girth c f 10 feet. SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 24. The California- state automobile association has appointed 200 members in S;iu Fran cisco lo co-operate with the San Fran cisco police department in reporting traffic law violations by autoists. Each member named also was pledged to set an tx.imple in careful driving. CHICAGO. Nov. 24. Jacob S. Coxey. who gained fame as leader of Coxey 's Army, was en route to his Ohio home to day minus S15 paid as a fine after he was arrested in Evanston. 11!.. yester- day on a charge of spec ding. CAMRRIDGE. Mass.. Nov. 24. Erection of a temporary building to house part of, the Harvard business sc hool offices was under way today. The building, which will be ready by Feb ruary, is intended to meet the emergency created by overcrowding in the school until permanent structures are obtained. SOURCE OF TWO CHECKS LOCATED Forger Secured Blanks - 'Goodenough's Elec trical Store at TOO LATE, HE SAID, TO GET INTO BANK Not Known Where Two Other Cheeks Were Obtained No Auditional Mer chants Victimized, so Far as Known, by "Martin." As far as can be ascertained, no other merchants besides S. Levesque & Son, E E. Ferry & Co.. Robbins & Cowles and Joseph F. Austin were visited .by Joseph Martin, who succeeded iu having forged checks cashed to the amount of $80 by these merchants last Monday. Inquiry at the Peoples National bank, where II. M. Sweet land has an account and whose name was forged on the four checks drawn on the Rrattlcboro 'Trust Co., re vealed the fact that no more forged cheeks had passed through the local banks, so it is thought Martin consid ered the cashing of his four bogus checks a good day's work. It was learned this morning that two of the checks -those with numbers 411 and 4145 came from the electrical store of Ernest M. Goodenough at G South Main street, where Martin presented himself shortly after the close of the banks last Monday at 3 o'clock and asked for two checks on fhe Rrattlcboro Trust Co. This development, was discov ered by Ijiwrence K. Rarber, teller at the Peoples bank. who. upon examina tion of the forged checks, recalled that he previously had seen checks of that particular style and color pass through the bank. t'pon further investigation, he fouud that checks of that nature were used by Mr. Goodenough. He then called the Goodenough store on the telephone and his inquiry resulted in the informa tion that two checks, numbered 414-1 and 4145. had been given lo Martin last Monday afternoon. Where Martin obtained the two other checks is not known. It is believed, however, that after cashing two checks. Marl in saw his opportunity to get two more checks on the Rnitt!eloro Trust Co.. when he followed Harold Rastian, sin employe of the GoodennngW store, when the latter left the Trust company after making a dejioit j-hortly before 'if o'clock Monday. It is c-ertain that Mar tin was standing outside the bank at the time and when Mr. Rastian returned to the store Martin came in and asked if it were possible to obtain a couple of checks on the Trust company. Mr. Rastian then tore out the two numbered checks from the check book and handed them to Martin. Martin thanked him and with a knife, which another emi-olye loaned him, he cut off the name of E. M. Goodenough, printed on the end near the stub. Martin then left the store and continued his swind ling. , Mr. Rastian said thi morning that 'the description given The Reformer by Joseph F. Austin yesterday tallied with the man's appearance as he noted it, ex cept that he wore an overcoat of a belted model, ulsterette style. He said Martin was a smooth talker and very polite. When he asked for the checks Martin said he had just missed getting into the bank before closing time. ARREST ORGANIZER FOR INCITING FELONY Ncw York. New Haven & Hartford Au thorities Claim Schleifer Tried to Cripple Road. NEW HAVEN, Conn.. Nov. 24. Ernest Schleifer of Watertown. N. Y described as an organizer for tho Inter national Association 0f Machinists, was to appear in city court today, for a bear ing on charges of inciting striking rail road shopmen to commit felonies. Thn complaint against Schleifer was mado by the New York. New Haven and Hart ford Railroad, which issued a statement last night declaring that Schleifer had been in thi-c state the past few days "re sorting to violence to cripple the motive power and rolling stock yf the railroad company, to hinder the' movement of trains in connection with the excessive traffic here for the Yale Harvard football game." Schhifer was arrested late yester day on a warrant issued by Citv Attor ney Whitaker. Rail was fixed at $15,000 in default of which Schleifer was- locked up. He is alleged to have made inciting remarks in speeches to striking shopmen at meeting-; held in this city and New IOndon on Wednesday. Federal Judge Thomas yesterday is sued an order for the arrest of Schleifer on charges of contempt of court, based on :i complaint from the railroad. The fed eral court order alleles lolation of the injunction issued in the district court of Connecticut against . striking railroad shopmen and iiKo of the federal restrain ing order bv th- federal authorities un less he obtained bail on the local charges. Tie New Haven road arrangements for the Yale-Harvard game call for the operation of 41 extra trains today and tomorrow to handle th. football traffic. At a meeting cf -t:iking shopmen here last night. James J. Mmin of this city announced the arrest of Schleifer and ex pressed regrets that he would be unabl to speak "nt- the meeting. Martin said "there may be specials here tonight" and sjoke briefly, attacking the railroad pol icy on lalxr conditions in general. VERMONT NEWS. The centennial of the consecration of St. Paul's Episcopal church at Windsor was appropriately observed Wednesday with religious services and social exer cises. If von can't take criticism, don't offer it. Every thought generated in the brain is a seed which must produce its harvest f is r i: I I ft: ' 5. t i -1 i u vt 5. .! ! ) !