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THE VERMONT PHCENIX, BRATTLEBORO, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1905.
Quick lunch nt Jacobs's, 47 Muln St.
Baskets and novelties fresh from Japan at
OLAPP& JONES'S. 33
Chicken Plo Foason has opened. Send your
ordor for plea tho day boforo you want them
to JAcons, tho linker, V Main St.
Notick. A regular mcetltijf ot tho Vermont
Whcol Club will bo hold ut the rooms next
Tuesday evening, Nov. 7, at TWO o'clock.
Twontleth Century health bread, cakes, pies,
oooktcs, doughnuts, etc. Wedding cako a
specialty. All goods homo mado. J. K. Ja
cobs, 47 Main Bt.
Drattleboro Private School, 83 Main St.
Shorthand and teachers' courses a specialty
Robert D. Goodhue.
Piano nnd orpin tuner and repairer.
Tostnl or telephone, 12 Highland St.,
I will tnko pupils for vocal Instruction.
MRS. KATHKRINE O'CONNOR WEEKS,
1 Wnlkcr Place.
G. T. Lundbrrg Is building an addition
on tho north sldo of his house on Central
A now wash stnnd for carriages Is being
built at H. It. Urown's livery stable. A
foundation wall is being laid on the south
side of tho building.
Tho Knights ot Birmingham, a "side"
order In Masonry, worked their degree on
a largo number candidates at Masonic
ball last evening. Refreshments were
The Orange Dramatic club will go to
West Chesterfield next Friday night to
glvo a minstrel performance at tho an
nual supper and dance given by the ladles
of tho church there In tho town hall.
Homer 11. Ellis gavo a Hallowe'en party
Tuesday evening nt his home at 83 Main
street to 35 of his young friends. They
wore pleasantly entertained with moving
pictures and music. Refreshments were
C. E. Allen, who sold his corner lot and
house foundation nnd plans on Oak Grove
avenue and Canal street to C. A. Smith,
has the stakes driven and pMans ready for
another house on tho opposite side of the
avenue. In the rear of his greenhouses.
Mr. Allen Is building an attractive new
entrance and glass front to his packing
room, and tho cement wall has been put
In for a now and enlarged greenhouse.
Tho house In West Dummerston owned
by Mrs. Mlchncl Hopkins of Drattleboro
and formerly occupied as a boarding
house was burned Sunday morning to
Bother with a quantity of furniture. Tho
cause of the fire Is not known. Smoulder
ing ruins wero discovered about 6 o'clock
In tho morning, nnd until then no ono
knew that tho building bad been burned.
The house had been unoccupied about
three years. The valuo of tho property des
troyed was about J1500. It was Insured
for $940 In George M. Clay's agency.
Mrs. Gertrude Elizabeth Lee, 30, died
about 4 o'clock yesterday morning at her
home on Vernon street, of brlghts dis
ease and heart disease. A lifeless child
was born to her tho day before. Mrs.
Leo was tho wife of Frederick A, I.ee,
who is employed by the Brattleboro Cab
inet company. 3ho was born in Manches
ter, England, May 23, 1873. The family
came to Brattleboro from Ervlng, Mass.,
a few weeks ago and rented ono of the
Allen houses on Vernon stroll. The body
of Mrs. Loo will be taken to North Ad
ams today and tho funeral will be held
A carriage occupied by Mr. and Mrs.
C. A. Borden and Mr. Borden's
aunt. Miss Delia Stockwell of Leeds,
S. D., was overturned on the West
river hill Sunday afternoon, the livery
horse driven by Mr. Borden becoming
frightened at an automobile. Mr. Borden
had turned out to pass another carriage,
when Patrick Fleming, Jr., attempted to
pass between tho two carriages with his
automobile. Mr. Borden's horse Jumped
sldewlse, with tho result as stated. The
carriage was damaged and tho occupants
were hurt, but not seriously. The horse
ran through Main street at a rapid rate,
but stopped at the stable.
Tho case of Ray H. Mixer of Central
street, by his next friend, Samuel H.
Mixer, ngalnst J. Newton Hcrrlck nnd
others, wns nrgued beforo tho supreme
court at Montpeller yesterday, Frank E.
narbcr appearing for the plaintiff and F.
D. E. Stowo for tho defendants. In 1903
Ray H. Mixer fell through a holo In the
sldownlk in front of tho S. N. Herrlck
building, which was Inherited by the de
fondants. His father brought suit to re
cover damages In tho sum of $5000, nllcg
Ing that the boy was seriously Injured.
The defendants filed a demurrer to the
plaintiff's declaration, on tho ground that
it wns Insufficient, and tho case went to
tho supremo court on that technicality,
The court has not announced Its decision.
J. If. Brink sold his machine shop on the
slto or the old Ross White paper mill on
Elm street yesterday to W. H, Vinton,
Mr. Vinton bargained for the shop Sat
urday, through J. B. Randoll s agency,
and took possession Monday, but the deal
was not closed until yesterday. The sale
carries with It the machinery. Mr. Vinton
says that a stock company will be organiz
ed to carry on a general machine shop
business. The building Is two stories high,
110 feet long and 30 to 40 feet wide, and
Is built of brick. It was completed Inst
spring nnd was operated a short time by
Brink & Wnsher, Mr. Washer afterwards
sold his Interest to Mr. Brink. The bust
ncss has been conducted recently under
the name of tho Brattleboro Machine
works. J. R. Rand, who formerly had a
machine shop In Harmony building, will
be machinist In the Brink shop. He Is
now employed In the Stevens-Duryea
automobile works In Chlcopce Falls, Mass.
Tho Brattleboro members of tho Ordor
of Amorlcan Girls were entertained nt a
Hallowo'cn party by Miss Eleanor Noycs
The net rccolpts of tho two perfor
mances of "The Chimes of Normandy,"
to go into tho treasury of tho Murray,
club, will bo between $176 and $200,
There was a large attondnnco' at the
sociable In the Congregational church
Wednesday evening, glvon by the ladles'
association. Tho guests wero received by
members of tho hospitality committee.
Games wero played and a buffet lunch was
Tho shop friends or F. C. Field, who
recently finished work for tho Hooker,
Corser & Mitchell company, presented
him a purse of $35 this week, the gift
being nccompanled by expressions of a
complimentary nature. Mr, Field was
cutter In tho Hooker, Corser & Mitchell
fnctory 10 years.
Tho annual fair of Protectlvo Grange
will be held in Orange hnll next Tues
day evening. A hot chlcken-ple supper
will bo served from 6 to 8 o'clock, fol
lowed by a sale of fruit, vegetables, fancy
and useful articles, home-made candy,
etc. After tho salo there will be an en
tertainment (consisting of a one-act fares
"A mid-summer madness," nnd readings
by Myron Davis.
A basket ball team Is being organized
by Frank Walte, which will Include the
members of Inst year's Brattleboro In
dependent team. Mr. Walte has engaged
March, Ellis, Stafford, Dornn, Riley and
Condon. Tho latter is clerk for E. J.
Fenton & Co. Mr. Walte says he can
have Bothwell If ho wants him. The first
game will be with the St. Jeromes Nov.
29. The nnmo of tho new team will bo
It Is understood that Brattleboro has
been slated by tho New England Tele
phone & Telegraph company for a com
mon battery oxchango next year. Tho
switchboard In that kind of an exchange
contains tiny electric lamps, and when
a subscriber wishes to call the centrnl
office he simply tnkes down the receiver
without ringing. Taking down tho re
ceiver lights ono of tho electric lamps,
which Is the operator's signal.
The second In the Murrny club's series
of travel meetings wns hc)d In the Uni
versalis! church last evening, following n
well patronized supper by the Indies' circle.
There wns a large attendance and the
program was very Interesting and profit
able. The city under consideration wns
Pnrls, nnd photographs and stereoptlcon
views of different parts of tho city were
shown. Several papers wero read relat
ing to things of Interest In the French
About 40 members of the Epworth
league of tho Methodist church enjoyed
a Hallowe'en party Tuesday evening at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Smith.
The guests were met nt the door by two
ghosts and nnother ghost greeted them nt
the top of the stairs. The evening was
spent very pleasmtly with various games,
fortuno telling, ghost stories, n story of
tho origin of Hallowe'en nnd n peanut
race. There were refreshments of home
made candles nnd cake, nnd a cako con
taining a ring, n ten-cent piece and n
button created much merriment.
Dr. George X. Roberts has received this
week a cyclone portable coll, which Is a
machine for X-ray nnd other electrical
work. A representative of the manu
facturers gave an Interesting demonstrn
tlon of It In Dr. Roberts's olllce Wednes
day. The machine has one of the finest
nnd most powerful X-ray attachments on
the market besides appliances for pro
ducing practically every effect that can
bo produred by tho largo static machines.
and It has the advantage of being so
compactly constructed that It can bo car
ried easily from one place to another.
The Congregational club held Us annunl
meeting in tho Brooks House Tuesday
evening. A banquet was served at 8
o'clock, followed by a business meeting
nt which these officers were elected:
President, E. H. Crane: vice president
L. M. Kenoston: secretary and treasurer.
A. H, Hunt: executive committee, I.. F,
Adams, G. L. Dunham nnd George M.
Clay; membership committee, H. F. Jor
dan. F. W, Kuech. W, A. Gilbert, F,
R. Mann and R. C. Averlll. Plans for
the coming year were discussed, and all
those present subscribed to the member
ship roll for nnother year.
Woodwork nround n fireplace In Dr,
G. F. Barbers house on High street
Ignited Tuesday and the smouldering
tlmuers were located Just In time to pre
vent serious loss. Throughout tho fore
noon the house seemed to be full of
smoke, but tho source could not be de
tcrmlncd. At noon Dr. Barber mado nn
Investigation nnd saw smoke Issuing
from one end of the flrcplnce. He went
outdoor nnd cut through to, the rear of
the fireplace and found that the sill had
been burned nnd that tho surrounding
woodwork wns n mass of live coals. A
few palls of water put out tho fire.
The project of L. F. Adams and C. R,
Crosby to build a new business building
wliere the American House stands Is de
laved temporarily, pending negotiations
with tho Richardson estnto In regard to
grading the arlvewny between the Rich
ardson market and tho hotel. The own
ers of tho hotel property wish to grndo
tho driveway so that teams can travel
over It to reach tho rear entrance of the
basement of the proposed new building,
Supt. F. G. Daboll of Springfield, of tho
New England Telephone & Telogmph
company, was In Brattleboro Wednesday
-to consult witn Mr. Adams nnd Mr. Cros
by relative to engaging quarters In tho
new building for the telephone exchange,
now located In Crosby block.
Tho workmen employed by tho New
England Telephone & Telegraph company
in laying me conduits for the under
ground telephone wires completed thel
work Wednesday nnd went to Burlington,
where tho underground system will be
extended. Another gang of men will
come to Brattleboro soon to put tho
cames in tne conduits. Tho good work
manshtp of the laborers In Brattleboro
from Oct. 15 to Wednesday Is apparen
to an. a former town omclnl who know
a good Job of that kind when ho sees It,
said to a representative of The Phoenix:
"No other gang of men that over worked
on the streets of Brattleboro covered Its
ditches so well as this gang." Altogether
about 2500 feet of conduits' were put in.
Rev. E, Q. S. Osgood will conduct the 3
o'clock Sunday service nt tho Homo for
the Aged nnd Disabled during tho month
A loan exhibition of about 40 pictures
by William Morris Hunt will bo opened
Nov. 11 In Milton, Mass., by tho Milton
Education society. .
H, D. Itydcr, county examiner of teach
ers, elsewhere announces that teachers'
examinations will be held In Bellows Falls
Nov, 24 and 25 and In Brattleboro Dec, 1
The strip of nut row gauge rnllroad from
tho crossing near tho Crosby store house
to tho railroad station was tnken up Sat
urday, removing tho last reminder of
the Urattloboro & Whitehall railroad.
A large salo of live stock will bo held on
tho Shotes farm next Tuesday nt 1U
o'clock, when E. S. Hull, trustee, will sell
the cattle and horses belonging to the
bankrupt ostatc of N, F. SlkeS. A. W. J.
Wilkliis will be the auctioneer.
Tho Professional club's opening meet
ing of the tcason will bo held nt the
Brooks Houso next Monday evening.
Huipur will be served as usual. The paper
will bo given by Rev, F. L. Masscck upon
"Our Prison Problem," and J. 1.. nluriin
will lead the discussion.
A men's rally service was held In the Y.
M. C. A. rooms Sunday afternoon. Piano
nnd cornet solos weie given by Miss
Emily Clapp and Robert Goodhue, nftcr
which L. W. Hnwley gave u 10-mlnuto
address on "Character Building." Re
freshments were served.
The fourth of the weekly handicaps for
men nt tho Wnntostlquet Golf club's links
was won on Saturday by John E. Tnsker,
captain of tho club team, who playing
from scratch made the round of 12 holes
In 54, having n 27 on each turn of six
holes. Each time he scored threes on the
fifth and sixth holes. ,
An examination of N. F. Slkcs was held
before F. D. E. Stowe, rcferco In bank
ruptcy, Monday on Mr. Slkcs's petition
for n discharge from bankruptcy. II. a.
Barber conducted the examination, A.
Schwunk appearing from tho bankrupt.
No ono opposed the petition. Referee
Stowe wilt report his findings of fact to
The Canal Street Book club held its un
nual meeting Wednesday evening at the
home of Mrs. G. H. Ryder, Tiles. ottievrs
were elected: President, Mrs. G. II. Ri
der; secretary nnd treasurer. Miss Flor
enco Foster; assistant secretary and
treasurer, Mrs. Charles J. Keach; book
committee, tho president, secretary and
treasurer and Miss Amy 1 lines.
Volume 1, No. 1, of The Dial was Issued
Oct. 31 It Is an attractive magazine of
dozen pages, In addition to the cover.
Besides tho variety of interesting
matter relating to the tclmol It contains
tevernl well-written special articles from
the pens of studonts. The paper Is a
credit to the high school, and Its projec
tors are deserving of encouragement nnd
Rev. E. Sharp, imstor of the Meth
odist church in Northtleld, this state,
bought of J. H. Brink yesterday the Park-
ess house at the corner of Central nnd
Prospect streets. He will rent It for the
present, and may occupy It later. Mr.
Brink will move soon to California, but
he has no plans for business there. Rev.
Mr. Sharp was In Brattleboro Wednesday
Rowland & Clifford will present nt the
Auditorium Saturday evening, Nov. 11, a
dramatization of Bertha M. Clay's novel.
"Tho Ufe of Dora Thome. ' The St.
Louis Posl-DUpalch says: "It Is n strong
comedy drama, with sentiment, pathos
and comedy In iibur.dnnce. ami lacking In
melodramatic impossibilities. It Is well
stagd ;nd enacted by a strong and well
bale tied company that came In for gen
eral praise from all who witnessed the In
About 20 miles of the West River rail
road has been re-ballasted. The work will
be kept up as long as the weather per
mits, nnd on steam shovel will be kept
at work all winter making a fill north of
the Salmon Hole In order that tho track
at that point may 1 strnlghtcned next
spring. If the weather continues favor
able the end of this month will set the
cut nt Sand Hill, north of Willlnmsvlltc
station, completed and tho curve reduced.
The new track there will bo from 30 to
40 feet from the point of the present
The Best Cooks
cookery have used
for more than a generation. A good lead for
young housekeepers to follow.
CLEVELAND II A KINO FOWDER CO., New York.
Invitations were Issued Monday by Rev.
George B. I-awuon, Rev. Harry R. Miles,
Rev. Luther M. Keneston, Rev. A. H.
Webb, Rev. Edwnnl T. Mathtson, Rev.
Edmund Q. S. Osgood, Rev. J. A. Mitchell
nnd Rev, Frank L. Mnsseck to n meeting
of clergymen, of all denominations, In the
V. M. C. A. rooms Monday, Nov. 13, nt
10 n. m. The purpose of the meeting will
be to "consider n proposition to form nn
association of clergymen of all denomina
tions, resident in Brattleboro and its
vicinity, to meet nt regular Intervals, for
the consideration of such subjects as
shall be Interesting and profitable."
The material for the report of the com
mltteo appointed by the village to Invcstl-
gati tho subject of increased water supply
for the village Is in the hands of E. W.
Gibson, who will draft the report and
submit It to the other members of the
committee for revision. The voters will
be given ample notice of the special vil
lage meeting which will bo called to act
on the report. Probably threo or four
weeks will elapse before tho meeting Is
held Tho plans of tho Chestnut Hill Res
ervolr company, fully described on page
two of tills paper, will obviate the ncces
sit of any action on the part of the vil
lage. Charles W. Cutler of Townshend, dis
trict deputy grand master of tho eighth
Masonic district, directed n meeting of
Instruction for worshipful masters and
senior deacons of the several lodges at
Masonic hall Tuesday, forenoon and after
noon. Representatives of the lodges In
Brattleboro, Townshend, Jamaica, Ion
donderry, Wilmington nnd Putney wero
present. The lodges In Bellows Falls
South Londondeiry end Jacksonville wero
not represented. Mr, Cutler has been no
tified by tho grand lecturer of ithe grand
lodge that the regular district meeting.
wnicn no intended to call In December,
will bo held in Brattleboro in January or
Tho business of the probate court Sat
urday was as follows: Tho will of Sally
Carpenter of Dover was allowed. Tho
will of Herbert C. Roess of Brattleboro
was presented by a. C. Averlll. Tho will
of Mnry Ann Faulkner of Whltlnghnm
was allowed. Dr, H. D. Holton, executor
of the will of Lewis Grout of West Brat
tleboro, wns granted license to sell real
estate. Tho petition of Arthur A. White,
administrator of tho Alvln H, Whlto
estate of Newfane, for license to sell real
estate was granted. A certified copy of
the will of Elvira R. Lohmnn of Cntsklll,
N. Y., was presented by O, E, Butterfleld
of Wilmington and wns nllowed. Mr,
Butterfleld was appointed administrator
with tho will nnnexed nnd C. M, Russell
and Don O. Butterfleld were appointed
A hearing In tho N. F. Slkes
bankruptcy case was held beforo
Judge Wheeler In the probate office
yesterday, the subject under con
sideration being the salo of the Sholes
farm by Slkes to John Barrett in exchange
for n saw mill nnd tho Downs timber lot
In Newfane, It was claimed by R, C.
Bacon and A. F. Schwcnk, attorneys rep
resenting tho bankrupt estate, that Mr.
Slkes did not receive fair valuo for his
property nnd that under the bankruptcy
law the sale should be invalidated. Willi
Tnft of West Townshend and J, C. Toft
and C. H, Wlllard of Townshend, well
known mill and lumber men, wero among
the witnesses examined as to tho value
of the timber lot. H. O. Barber appeared
for Barrett and attempted to show that
Slkes received fair value for his farm.
The hearing was in session nearly alt day
and at adjournment it was continued to
9.30 o'clock next Thursday. Judge
Wheeler intimated to Barrett that it would,
be better for him to return to the trustee
18 head of cattle and some horses which
he took from the farm some time ago.
The ladles' old society of the Metho
dist church will meet to sew at tho homo
of Mrs. Atwood, Green street, next Wed
nesday afternoon, Nov. 8.
Wednesday, tho feast of All Saints, nnd
Thursday, tho fenst of All Souls, were ob
served In St. Michaels Roman uatnonc
church by tho celebration of mass at 9
Tho Inst half of tho series of oventng
dnnclng lessons, under tho direction of
S, B. Sargent, dancing master, will begin
at Grange hall Thursday, Nov. 9, nt 7.30
The members of Dennis Ilcbekah lodge
who will furnish food for tho banquet
Wednesdny, Nov. 8, are requested to have
the food at tho .hall at 3 o clock In the
II. G. Clark has connected the house
which ho owns nt 16 Cnnnl street with
the new sewer, nnd has had the water of
the Chestnut Hill Reservoir company
brought to his farm place.
A series of five assemblies will bo held
In the Brooks House the coming winter,
subscriptions for which are being secured.
Tho first assembly probably will be held
me nignt uorore Thanksgiving.
D. Frank Shea has bought the furniture
nnd fixtures In the Kendrlck House In
Putney nnd has leased the hotel, taking
possession last Saturday, C. S. Wll
lard. who has run tho hotel, will remain
In charge a month and will run the bnr
until his license expires.
The committee hnvlng In charge the
arrangements for the 20th ntinlvorsary
celebration by tho Vermont Wheel club
next Friday have decided to have a sup
per in urnnge banquet hall, rollowed by a
vaudeville entertainment In Grange hall.
About 130 tickets have been sold.
W. H. Woodard of Chesterfield opened
the storo In Whetstone building Wed
nesday with a fresh line of confectionery
nnd tobacco. The storo was operated
during the summer by It. Murphy, who
sold out last week to John. Dunton. Mr.
Dunton closed out the old stock the day I
no uougm it.
A union service was held In the Meth
odist church Sunday evening, which was
attended by a large audience. L. H. El
liot, secretary of the Vermont Bible so
ciety, gave a statistical report of the so
ciety and Rev. E. M. Fuller, secretary of
Sunday schools, made the address. A
polo was sung by Miss Gertrude Matthews.
The first rehearsal or the Brattleboro
Choral Union for the season of 1933-0! will
lie Held In the Baptist vestry next Wed
nesday evening, beginning promptly at
7.30 o'clock. Nelson P. Collin, conductor
for the past two seasons, will be present.
All members nnd all persons Interested
in the organization are given an urgent
invitation to attend.
At a meeting of the Woman's Foreign
Missionary society of the Methodist
church, the following officers wero elect
ed: President, Mrs. A. H. Webb; first
vice president, Mrs. C. D. Smith; second
vice president, Mrs. Agnes Lazellc: re
cording secretary. Mrs. W. R. Geddis;
corres;ondlng secretnry and treasurer.
.Mrs, Alexander Allen.
Ono of the witnesses this week at the
hearin? on the management of the Wind
sor prison, before tho committee nt.
lolnte(l to Investigate the state institu
tions, was Harrison McCormlck of Brat
tleboro. Mr. Mtdirmlek formerly was a
guard In the prison. He rvevntly became
nignt car inspector for the Central Ver
mont Rnllwny company.
The annual meeting of the Brattleboro
Woman s Indian association was held
ut Mrs. J. M. Tyler's on Friday last. Tho
old board of officers was re-elected, and
It was resolved to send n barrel of cloth
ing nnd toys to the hospital for women nnd
ciiiiuren nt Crow Creek, South Dakota,
The barrel will be sent by Dec. 1, so as
to reach tho hospital In time for
A meeting of the young people of tho
Baptist church was held last evening to
consider the-matter of forming nn or
ganization to take the place of the Chris
tian Endeavor society. Nothing definite
was decided upon except to meet ngaln
next Tuesday, when the Christian Endea
vor society will be disbanded. A new
society will bo organized, which will
emphasize tho social side to a large ex
The ivKUlar season at the Wantastlquet
uou ciuos grounds will end Saturday.
when Horbert E. Hnrris, greenskceper
will Mulsh his work. The club house will
hot be kepi open after that date, and
within a short time tho greens will be
prepared for the winter. The season has
been highly successful In every way Tho
club s membership has largely Increased
ami irom n financial standpoint the show
ing is excellent.
John termer sustained n serious in'
Jury Iti the railroad ynrd Tuesday fore
noon. A young man from Hinsdale who
was driving n heavily loaded coal team
offered him a cigar, and Ferrltcr stepped
upon the brake of the wagon to reach for
It. The brake gave way and the wheel
ran over his foot, crushing It. Fcrrlter
wns taken In n carriage to the home of
ins rather, Luko Fcrrlter, on Chase street,
where he was given medical attention.
He will be disabled several weeks at least.
Tho Vermont Society ot tho United
Slates Daughters of 1812 will appropri
ately mark the resting place of Captain
Horace B. Sawyer. U. S. N., by placing
nn isi.' nronze marker on his crave. Can-
tain Sawyer was-born In Burlington Feb.
22, 1797, nnd died In Wnsh ncton. D. C.
Feb. 14, 1WI, and was burled In the cem
etery In his native place. Ho was hon
ored by the legislature of the state about
so years ago, being presented with a
sword for valuable service on board tho
United States rrlgate Constitution at the
capture of tho Cyano and Levant on the
20th of February', 1815, and during tho
cnase and escape of tho rrlgate.
Topvright 1905 by
. ct halTncr (Sr Marx
Who does a thing
better than any
body else. In the
professions such a
person is called a
stores ours could be
called a specialty
store. We have
clothing for the
stout and lean, for
the tall and short.
In fact, anything
that man or boy
E. E. PERRY & CO.
The Funeral of J. Q. Shumway.
Tho universal esteem In which the late
J. Q. Shumway was held was manifested
by the large attendance at his funeral
which wns held at the Baptist church at
2 o'clock Sunday afternoon. Not only
were his own townspeople present In
large numbers, but many came from all
the towns around. His prominence in
Freemasonry nnd his Interest In nil the
work of the order was recognized by the
attendance of nil members of the Ja
maica lodge and a large delegation from
Townshend, besides members from other
Tho services were conducted by Rev. C.
D. R. Meacham, now of Townshend, a
long-time personal friend, assisted by
Rev. Mr. Bowman of the Congregational
church, nnd Rev, Mr. Ropes, supply for
tho Baptist church. Mr. Meacham de
livered a brier eulogy, saying that, in
stead of a formal futures, fl liirn
speaking or Mr. Shumway out ot tho rull-
ness 01 nis own ncart In his estimate ot
him as a good citizen, a true friend, a
public-spirited, helpful man one who
Stood for tho best thlntra nnd In tuhnm
were combined and typified the true quali
ties ot nomuty which mako up tho charac
ter of a manly man.
Music was furnished by a quartet
Mr. and Mrs. Lvmnn. MrR T?ni,nnn nrtA
Mr. Morgan who sang three selections.
one or tnem a favorite with Mr. Shum
way, "Jesus Is tenderly calling thee
home." Miss Beatrice Emerson wns the
organist, James Muzzy, Charles Clark,
Wm. Barnes and F. B. Pier were the
bearers. There was a profusion or Hew
ers', among the tributes being a beauti
ful wreath from Mr. Shumway's associ
ate officers of the Jamaica Savings bank.
Many relatives came from a distance,
among them some from Keene, N. H.
Sheriff McClure and Deputies Gordon,
Knapp and Thayer showed their respect
by coming up In an automobile from
untiueooro. -mo burial was In the vil
BKATTLEBORO PERSONAL. j
Miss Johanna Baker has been In Spring
field, Mnss., this week.
Mrs. Grace Butler has entered the em
ploy of the Hooker, Corser & Mitchell
Mrs. Pntrlck Gulhecn went Tuesday to
Holyoke to visit her daughter, Mrs. Roger
Mr. nnd Mrs. Patrick Corbett of Grove
street went this week to Rutland tor an
Mrs. J. L. Knowlton and daughter,
Elizabeth or Lowell, Mass., are visiting
nt Judge Wheeler's.
Miss Lizzie La Frenla entertained eight
or her classmates Hallowe'en. Ice cream
and cake were served.
D. F. Shea and family will move this
week to Putney, where Mr. Shea will be
come landlord of the hotel.
Lcroy Houghton returned yesterday to
Albany, N. V., to resume his studies In
the Albany business college.
Ben Williamson or Salt Lake City ar
rived In Brattleboro Inst night. Ho is
staying at the Brooks House.
Miss Allene O'Leary returned to her
home In Holyoke Tuesday attcr a visit or
six weeks with Miss Alice Ferrltcr.
Mr. and Mrs. Wlnfleld Hubbard moved
yesterday from the Chamberlain house on
Green street to tho Doollttlc house on
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Brosnahan or Oak
land, CallL, and Miss Mnry Austin went
yesterday to Spencer, Mass., for a visit
with Dr. James C. Austin.
Arthur E. Stone nnd Miss Mae Elllng
wood were mnrrled in Hartrord, this state.
Saturday. On their wedding trip they
visited the groom's sister, Mrs. Fred
Spauldlng, In Brattleboro.
Daniel D. Sargent or Walcott nnd Miss
Ettn E. Bailey w,erp married at their
tuturo home In North Wolcott, this stnte,
Tuesday evening, Oct. 31. The ceremony
wns performed at . 8 o'clock by Rev, A.
J. Hamilton or the Congregational church.
The wedding took place under an nrch ot
evergreen. In tho presence ot nbout 40
guests. The bride woro blue silk with
white lace trimmings. Refreshments wero
served by sisters of the groom. There
were many wedding gifts. Mr. Sargent Is
a much respected man in Wolcott and
has served the town as road commissioner
a number of years. -Mrs. Sargent has
been a trained nurse In Brattleboro sev
eral years, where her services will be
much missed. Her many friends will wish
her years of happiness in her new home.
John Toomey of Boston spent the week
Joseph Fenton nnd son of Bellows Falls
wero In town Sunday,
Tho Infunt son or Mr. and Mrs. W. F.
spring is critically 111.
John Keero and Eugeno Cray or Bellows
f ans spent Sunday In town.
Miss Knthcrine Carmody will go tomor
row to West Rutland tor a stay or a few
Miss Bridget Long will go tomorrow to
Proctor to visit her brother, Rev, Father
Eugeno Spauldlng returned Tuesday
after spending n week In Springfield, this
Miss Mary Stewart went Thursday to
Bennington to visit her sister, Kittle
J. A. Greenwood ot Chester, W, H.
Dearborn or Maine and u. A. cook or Clin
ton, Mass., salesmen for Dunham
Brothers, wero in town this week.
Ten ot Miss Katherlne Brosnahan's
friends gave her a surprise party at her
home on Elliot street Hallowe'en. The
evening was spent pleasantly with music,
games ana rerresnmenis.
John L. Pike, who broke ills hip last
week by falling from a ladder at tho
Thomas rarm in North Hinsdale, Is doing
wen at the Brattleboro Memorial hospital,
Ills physician says that "he probably
win nave a pretty gooa nmu out or it,
Misses Mary nnd Nellie Austin or South
Main street entertained 12 of their school'
mates with a Hallowe'en party. The
evening was spent with merrymaking
nnd games and1 refreshments were served.
The lawn was illuminated with Jack-o'-
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur L. Maynard ro
turned Wednesday evening from their
wedding trip of two weeks. They visited
in Washington,! Norfolk, Brooklyn and
various other ' places. They will begin
housekeeping at 1 Washington street ns
soon as the house Is ready for occupancy.
Mrs. E. A. JnrnhQ In vlaltln In o...i.
, ""H MUUtll
Rev. Mr. Rones In minnlvln,- ninu
- - f f J " H i v. (""I"1
at the Baptist church.
The ladles' InriiiRtrlnl nn.ia(w tTr.i
nesday with Mrs. Brlgham.
Arthur Blandln killed a deer last week
which weighed 237 pounds dressed.
Miss Edith White or Fultonville, N. Y
visited In town the first ot the week.
Mrs. Amanda Allen nnd Minnie nnd
Lillian Allen are vlnltlni- In Snrlncrnnlrl
U - '"BOVIUI
Charles Cnnlev hnn mnvni f v.
Johnson house to the tenement recently
vacated by Elton Williams.
Mrs. Andrew Work mtatnlnn.1 i.
- ...... u DUWK
Tuesday afternoon and Is In a critical
-condition. Her sister nnd husband came
iruni jMewiane Wednesday.
Mrs. C. Tt. Amsdsn In lmlntno. ...
her brother, Clyde Rawson, who Is 111 with
.ypuoiu iever, oirs. uora Dixon Is helping
her mother with his care.
Mrs. J. L. Amsden nnd n,,a-,.AH t i
' - - """ftlULl, &4f-
zle, went Thursday to Spoftord. N, 11.,
" rtiimucu win spond tne win
ter with Mr. and Mrs. Neal,
Carroll Doane. whn n.
24 to Miss Lillian Williams, has work In
W. H. Tatt's mill in Wardsboro, and
they soon will begin housekeeping there.
The Junior aid society held a Hallowe'en
party Tuesday evening, which brought
out the young people and children In full
force. An enlovahln nv.nin .
- ' r, no Bpeill,
Cake and coffee wero served.
Mr. and Mrs. F. A nnlln-.i ,
arter the tuneral or John Babcock In
Strntton. Mr. Babcnelr hrnv. 1.1. 1.1
eral weeks ago and later willed his prop
yl 11 J. T,. ' consideration or
wi, uuimiu a tuning an runner care of
him. Mr. Ttahpnnlf woo qi . .
, , : . " "u jrcura old.
He Is survived by one child, seven grand-
i.uuicii, i Breui-BTunacnnaren and four
It A"k" MnilSR niinvpecinvi I tmr.cr,
cLeankk,m Wot st. fr
CJTUAYF.D Olt STOLEN From my pasture
t-3 JlnL,IS?wfane: four-ear-old bay mare, 16
hands high, weight 1150 pounds; enlargement
2.n-!?ft h-R5 'ft Kown Riven for any Infor
matlon about her. M. It. itOIlBINS, flrattle-borQ-
I have a 2-ycar-old heifer, black with white
star 11 face. In my barn, she came to my
premises about Oct. ;u. Owner can have same
paying for this advertising.
Townshend. Vt Oct. 19. 1005. D' L4S.?4
MRS. JOHN D. BARROWS.
Teacher of the
No. 3 Oak St Brattleboro, Vt.
New Brattleboro Calendar.
hinhmT' B nboro Calendar for 1000
This calendar contains new material never
beroro used In any Brattleboro calendar" It
contains more pictures and Is so per cent.
:ii.i.i . " . I'jjviuus calendar. Any ono
S!f th" ?,1Vhc calondn had better
Z?ZtZ i "fMuriuiuiy, as 1 SIM
tTti0"1" for 11 8ma" nantlty. EARL 1
Another mtv minnlv nt 1 1 1 1 , . .
in at Mrs. Daggett's.
Woman's Club Reception.
A reception was tendered the Brattle
boor Woman's club by Mrs. Levi 1C Ful
ler at her home, Pino Heights, Wednes
day nrternoon, and there wns a large at
tendance or club women and their rrlends.
Mrs. L. F. Adams and Mrs. C. II. Thomp
son gave rull reports or the state redera
tlon meeting nt Bnrro and Miss Susan E
Clark, state president, repeated by request
her address nt that meeting. At the close
of the literary program Leltslnger'a
orchestra furnished music nnd refresh
ments were served in the dining room,
which was decorated with yellow chrys
anthemums. Mrs. C. A. Miles and Mrs.
F. A. Thompson served, assisted by Mrs
C. A. Boyden. Mrs, 8. W. Hubbard, Mrs!
in LV,Vat?Tman' M,ss Hortense Hall,
Miss Ellon W.m XIIo '
tit 7 . . "to waterman
and Miss Carolyn Clark. An opportunity
,' , " l" '" me petition ask
ing for the removal of Reed Smoot from
his seat in the United States Senate.
The Bewlng school wilt begin Us work
after the Thanksgiving recess.
The educational committee has been
given Dower to .1 -ZT TT
..... uu u.v ma slump ByS-
tern of saving Into the public schools If
Today we received 6
in velvet and velvet and
The above hats em
brace dress hats for
misses and ladies in sev
eral shapes, and very
desirable things in small
ready-to-wear hats at
in black and colors.
We can show you an
elegant line of
in plumes and tips.
DONNELL & DAVIS
"The Sweetest Story
Auditorium, Saturday, Nov. 11.
Rowland & Clifford's special
Tho Llfo of Dora Thorne.
A play true to nature. Dramatized from
Bertha M. Clay's famous novel.
Reserved seat sale opens Thursday
morning, Nov. 9, at the
We are making more beau
"tiful Dress Hats
than at any time previous,
in all the new shades, at
reasonable prices. Also
many novelties in the
Mourning orders a specialty
MRS. H. E. BASCOM,
N 83 Main St., 2nd Floor.
The Woman's association of the F'l
Congregational church will hold the
nual meeting and packing day,a:.nl
church parlors next Thursday. It Is WJ"
that ail will bring In all garments that n
Joseph O. Taylor of Boston visits
his brother, Col. II. E. Taylor, VTedM'
day. The American Review, a miw
paper, published a half-tone
J. a. Taylor on the front cover page w
recent Issue in connection with an arw
on the- Great Overland Mining & "l"J
Co., of which he is treasurer and enen"