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THE PUTNEY COLUMN
Georgo FMeld of Hinsdale visited In
irs. P. F. O'Connor Ih visiting relatives
In Massachusetts towns.
Edward Thnyer of Minneapolis was In
town Ftlday on business,
Jlrs. Nettle dough of Greenflcld Is n
visitor at Dorr dough's,
Untold Bugbce Is out nfter an oper
ation on an enlarged gland.
Frank Whitman of Hondvllle, Mass.,
was at homo over Sunday and Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. I), II. Smith were In
"Wilmington over Labor day with rela
tives. Mrs. Fletcher nnd daughter of Brook- ,
lyn nre boarders at W. A. Page's on
Malcolm Crawford was with his parents
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Crawford, for a short
visit recently. ,
Mrs. Sarah Ilolton, Miss Eva niood
nnd Warren Williams were In North
Adams Lnlior day.
Itcv, .1. E. Horry attended the Wind
ham County Baptist association In
Rcadsboro this week.
Mrs. Clinton Davenport and two chil
dren of Brattleboro were at Ira Daven
port's over Lrfibor day.
A few of the old veterans attended the
Windham County soldiers reunion nt
Barber park on Thursday.
Mr. nnd Mrs. A. L. Howard returned
Saturday from a several weeks' visit with
relatives In Massachusetts.
Parker Fuller, road commissioner, who
has been 111 In his home In East Putney
with rheumatism. Is Improving a little.
Mr. and Mrs. Hoy W. Bailey of Bristol.
Conn., were at Postmaster Bailey's from
Saturday night until Tuesday morning.
James Meany was Injured by Jumping
from his team which was frightened by
an automobile on Factory hill Friday.
Thirty-flvc attended the Methodist
Sunday school picnic at Barber park
Monday and nil reported a good time.
Mrs. Thomas Carpenter nnd son, Boy,
nre visiting Carrol Whitney, Mrs. Car
penter's brother, In Northampton, Mass.
Chauncey Bralnnrd of Springfield,
Mass., spent Sunday and Monday with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. II. II. Braln
nrd. Mrs. Knte Cluno Shuman of Brattle
boro was a guest this week of her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Cluno of East Put
ney. nev. W. M. Hitchcock of West Halifax
will preach In the Baptist church In Put
ney Sunday In exchange with Rev. J. E.
Miss Gladys, Miss Helen and Miss
Pauline Smith returned Sunday from a
Ave weeks' stay with their grandparents
In East Putney.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Theodore Lord nnd
daughter returned to their home In Bos
ton Tuesday after staying two weeks at
Mrs. J. V. Shaw's.
Mrs. Wentworth nnd two little daugh
ters, Ruth and Rosalind, of Westboro,
Mass., are visiting Mrs. Wontworth's sis
ter, Mrs. M. E. Bobbins.
Miss Bcrnlce Cummlncs who spent a
vacation at her grandfather's, George
Warwick's, returned to her home In
Northfield, Mass., Monday.
Mrs. Kate Cowing left Tuesday for
California, where she expects to make
her home permanently. She will visit
In Deerfield, Mass., en route.
Sir. nnd Mrs. K. E. Knight nnd M. E.
Bobbins were among those who nttended
the clam bake nt the county farm In
Westmoreland last week Thursday.
Amos Betts of tho Methodist hook con
cern of Boston spoke In the Methodist
church Sunday In the absence of the
pastor, who was In Springfield, this state.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Fred E. Smith and
daughter. Miss Mildred, left their sum
mer camp at Rlvervlew Wednesday nnd
went to Fltchburg to visit Mrs. W. E.
Miss Ethel Pago, who graduated from
the state normal school In June, has gone
to Southwlck, Mass., where she has a
position as a teacher In the public
Miss Freeda Pembcr nnd her little
nephew, Milton Pomber, went to Bclchcr
town, Mass., Thursday to visit the grand
parents of baby Milton, Jlr. nnd .Mrs.
Miss Campbell returned to her homo In
New Hnven Saturday after a visit with
her sister, Mrs. F. L. Parmalcc. Mrs.
Pnrmalee Is now entertaining her father,
RosslRyer of Marlow, N. II., Is working
for DrSBugbce and will attend the high
.schooll'flflltoss Is the grandson of Cyrus
.Ayer of Langdon, N. II., who nearly 40
years ago was a resident of Putney.
Jllss Elvira Gorham, who has been
staying with her cousin, Mrs. Alice Fos
ter, has returned to her home In Bellows
Falls. Mrs. Warren Is with her sister,
Mrs. Foster, while Mr, Warren Is away
for two weeks.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Frnnk Harris nnd Miss
Florence Ixcke went Wednesday to West
Townshend where the Windham County
conference of Congregational churches
was In session. Mr. Harris was born
there and has many relatives there.
Mr. and Mrs. Tloraco Scott went Satur
day to Springfield, Mass., to visit their
son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Lorenzo
Scott. Mrs. Scott has been an Invalid
from rheumatism several years and Dr.
Bugbeo accompanied her to Springfield.
She made the journey very comfortably.
New features for the Grange fair are
being developed from time to time. The
latest Is a clam liake, which doubtless
will be a successful venture. A chef will
come to prepare and cook the clams, lob
ster, fish and chicken and the dinner will
be served nt the hour advertised as this
chef Is noted for his promptness In serv
ing his viands
Mr. and Mrs. E. Bice, who hnvo been
nt work nt West Dummerston, Mrs.
Bice boarding the help at tho steam mill
while Mr. Hlce has been employed nbout
the mill owned nnd operated by B. M.
Becd and John Rico, who has been fire
man, finished work last week und came
home. Mrs. Reed will go to the camp
to board the help.
Dorr Clough kept count of the auto
mobiles which passed his house on Main
street Sunday from 1 to 7 o'clock In the
nfternoon. There were 81, nnd on Mon
day from 8 o'clock In the morning to 7
o'clock In tho evening 158 passed that
point. Monday was an unusual record,
many going between Brattleboro nnd
Bellows Falls to attend the baseball
W. E. lierco had a little unpleasant ex
perience Sunday night ns he wns return
ing to tho Basin farm In Westminster In
his nutomoblle. On the hill this side of
John Austin's ho rnn over whnt he
thought wns a man nnd apparently In
jured him lndly, ns he was unnble to
speak. Mr. Pierce drove his automobllo
to Mr. Austin s, where ho took Mr. Aus
tin nnd n lantern to the scene of the no
cldent nnd they were medltntlng on
sending for medlctl help before touching
tho man, when nnother man drove up and
took the liberty of turning him over nnu
he proved to tie made of straw.
Tho neighbors on the hill nbovo the
cemetery nre very friendly nnd social
nnd are given to neighborhood gather
ings. A few weeks ago they gave Mrs.
Charles Kllburn a surprlso party. It be
Ing her 73d birthday anniversary. The
gathering was held In the afternoon nnd
Ice cream nnd cake were served. On the
evening of Sept. 0 the friends nnd neigh
bors gave Mrs. Fred Martin a surprise,
It being her 38th birthday anniversary.
Ice cream and cake were served, cards
were played nnd n pleasant tlmo wns en
joyed by nil. Mrs, O. L. Buxton, who Is
nt work In n shoe shop In bynn, Mass.
wns home with her husband over Iibor
Patient (angrily) Tho slzo of your bill
makes my blood boll.
Doctor Then that will be $20 more, for
stprlllzlng your system. Boston Trans
THE VERMONT PHOENIX,
George Reed Is 111.
Clnrence Blodgett nnd fnmlly moved to
Giles Reed of Now York city wns nt
Ixig Cabin farm Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. John Sheldon havo gone
to the Whlto Mountains.
Mr. and Mrs. Gcorgo Houghton of
Sprlngflold, Mass., nro visiting nt John
J. H. Rend nnd Miss Ella Jennlson
went to Three Rivers, Mass., Tuesday
for two weeks' stay,
Mrs. V. R. Linslngh nnd children, who
had been boarding nt G. W. Fisher's, re
turned to Brooklyn this week.
Mrs. Augustn Bennett, Mrs, J. W.
Pntch nnd Miss Mildred Hnlladny went
on the excursion to Ijtko Sunapo Sun
Rev. Charles Rlvler proposes to preach,
from next Sunday on, a sorlcs of six sor
mons on tho life of Joseph, son of Jacob.
Tho llrst sermon will expatiate on "the
ways of God In the training of Joseph"
(Genesis 3" 12-30),
Remember tho lecturo by Rov. Charles
Rlvler nt Dummerston Centre Tuesdny
evening, Sept. 12, nt 8.30. Everybody Is
cordially Invited to attend, nnd hear nn
Interesting discourse. Vocal music will
bo rendered by E. II. Miller nnd Jlrs.
E. C. Tenncy.
Tho Grnngo held an Interesting meet
ing Tuesday with n good literary pro
gram. The question, "The best method
of storing vegetables for winter," wns
discussed. Tho next meeting will bo held
Sept. 19 nnd tho program will bo In
chnrge of Ora Knapp and Willis Ray.
Dr. Rlvler has been requested to speak
to tho members of our Grango next Tues
day evening. It Is said that he will re
fer to certain methods ns they are prac
ticed In Frnnce nnd Germany with ro
spect to agricultural Interests nnd which
might perhaps be Imported with some
ndvnntnge to our farmers.
The Grange held a successful dance
Sept. 1, with excellent attendance and
the affair netted a satisfactory sum for
the treasury. The next one will be held
Friday evening, Sept. 15. Wales's or
chestra will furnish music nnd a supper
of meat, mashed potatoes, vegeatbles,
plo nnd cake will be served, to Which all
members are requested to contribute
All nro urged to remember the enter
tainment nnd supper In Grange hall to
night. Arthur Adams has added a silo to his
buildings on the A. B. Bailey placo In the
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Bldwell of West
Swanzey, N. II., wero hero Wednesday on
Myron Evans has sold his farm to a
Mr, Cogswell of Green River, who hns
Mrs. Mnudo Kendall of Brattleboro has
bought of H. S. Norcross his home above
the village, possession to be given Oct. 1.
Mrs, Hattle Taft went Wednesday to
Hartford, this state, called there by the
serious Illness of her mother, Mrs. Cham
pion. Jlrs. W. B. Leonard, who was thought
to be Improving In health, Is again se
riously 111 and a trained nurso Is caring
Mrs. Harriett Knapp has returned to
her home here after an extended visit
with relatives In South Newfano nnd
Wells Hlldreth. who Is employed by B.
M. Reed, has moved his family from his
farm to the houso near Mrs. Nellie
O'Brien's, which Is located near his work.
Mrs. R. E. Coombs has a choice col
lection of dahlias blooming In her garden.
Tho flowers, besides being handsome In
color, are of large size, some of them
nvmsurlng fully six Inches In diameter.
Schools In the village und bridge dis
tricts opened Tuesday. Mrs. Abble
Adams has charge of tho latter and Mrs
Jennings of Ervlng, Mass., a teacher of
long experience, Is In charge or the vil
Joseph Lamothe, who has tho contract
for cutting tho timber on the Adams lot
In Hinsdale, left Monday for that place.
He was accompanied by his son, Victor,
and several others, who will assist In the
work. Mrs. Lamotho expects to Join
Charles Laduke has moved from Dum
merston Hill to the house recently vacat
ed by John Webb and family, who have
returned to Massachusetts. Mr. Laduke
will work for B. M. Reed and later the
family will occupy the Labrecque farm,
owned by C. S. Wllklns.
School began Tuesday with 18 schol
ars. Five were beginners.
Jllss Vina JUlson has gone to Brattle
boro to attend tho high school.
Wells Hlldreth has moved his family
to West Dummerston to work In tho
Hollls Goodell returned Friday from
a visit of 10 days with his parents on
. B. Goodale nnd family havo return
ed to their homo In Brattleboro after n
stay of two weeks at their farm.
Herbert Jlllson is visiting In Paw-
tucket, R. I., and In southern Jlassa
chusetts. He expects to be gono n
Jllss Rachel Phelps returned Sunday
to her home in Springfield, JIass., after
a vncatlon of two weeks at tho Betterley
Wesley Rockwell has moved Peter
Smart's family from Dr. Gwyer's mill
cottage to the old Elmer house. Jlr.
Smart will work In tho Jlerrlfield mill
Jlrs. Adeline Winchester was called
from South Hadley, Jlnss., Tuesday nf
ternoon on nccount of the Illness of her
mother, Jlrs. D, JI. Stockwell. Her son,
Reuben, accompanied her, Jlrs. Stock
well Is more comfortable.
W. II. JIUIs of Lynn, Jtass., was n
guest of Jlr, and Jlrs. Ed Langlllo from
Jlondny to Wednesday. Jllss Jlnrjorle1
LUlls of Brattleboro nnd cousin, Jlyrtle
LUlls of Sprlngllcld, Jlnss., wero guests
of Jlr. nnd Jlrs. Langlllo Saturday and
Jlr. nnd Jlrs. Walter Downs of New
Haven, Conn., und son, Bay, nnd
daughter, Florence, were guests of Jlrs
Strickland at the Betterley homestead
Jlonday, Hurton H. Strickland of New
Haven, Conn., wns at tho homestead
from Saturday to Jlonday.
Jlrs. H. P. Whaler and little Ellza-
both of Miami, Fla., are expected to
night to be guests of Jllss Jlyra Whit-
comb at the Betterley homestead over
Sunday, Jllss Jean Lowe of Amherst
JIass., a friend of Jllss Whltcomb, came
with her Jlonday to stay a 'week.
It Is expected that Rev. Jlr. Sharp will
preach next Sunday In the hall.
Jlrs. Kato Sherman of Brattleboro is
at Patrick. Cluno's to stny a few days,
James Ellis, who was hurt in a runa
way accident recently, Is able to bo out
Jtlss Edith Frost has returned to
Westmoreland to teach her former
School begins on Jlonday In District
No. 7 with Jllss Sylvia Derry ngaln In
The women of the Union nld society
expect to hold their next meeting Wed
nesday, Sopt. 13, In Pierce's hall.
11. U Tift hns gone to Wnlthnm
Muss., this week nnd It Is rumored ho
Is to move there nfter the nuctlon sale
of his goods Saturday,
The movement of green corn to the
fnctory nt Westminster Is In full swing
now. To date thero Iwh been shipped
from the local station nearly 300 tons o
corn for canning, exceeding already last
year s enure output uy vz tons.
Mrs. Mnry Timing of Putney visited her
sister, Mrs. E. If. Tombs, last week.
Mrs. Maud Thompson of Snnford, Me.,
Is visiting her brother, C. A. Harmon.
C. E. Davis returned last Tuesday from
n business trip to Gardner nnd Ashburn-
Mrs. W. E. Tyler Is In Orange, Mas,.,
to stay a few days with her brother, L.
Mrs. Bertha Holdcn of Windham re
cently visited her cousins. Miss Minnie
nnd Miss Jennie Phetteplace.
Miss Inez Aklcy haB' returned to Brnt
tloboro to resumo her position as teacher
In one of tho graded schools.
C. J. Davis of Seattle, Wash., arrived
Tuesdny for n visit of several weeks
with his father nnd other relatives nnd
Mr. nnd Mrs. H. W. Fnlrmnn nnd
daughter, Miss Ruth, nro spending sev
eral days with relatives In Boston, Wor
cester nnd Sprlngllcld, Mass., and Hart
Mrs. Ilnrry Ilorsmnn nnd two little
duughtcrs, Helen nnd Edith, of South
Framlngham, Jtass., camo Saturday for
n few weeks' visit with Mr. nnd Mrs. J.
Jlrs. Harriett L. Streetcr Is spending
tho week In Ware, JIass. She will attend
tho 150th nnnlvcrsary of the Incorpora
tion of Ware as a district and will visit
friends In her old home-town.
A. H. Jaqulth and family moved this
week to the houso owned by Mrs. E. H.
Akley near Vernon station. We uro all
very glad that Jlr. and Jlrs. Jaqulth de
cided to remain In this Immediate neigh
borhood. Jllss Nellie Wright and Miss Alma
Housh of Sprlngllcld, jrass., came Friday
to visit n few days nt J. T, Wright's nt
Oak Grovo farm. Jllss Roby Wright nc
companlcd her aunt, Miss Wright, when
she returned to Springfield. She Is ex
pected home Saturday.
Jlr. nnd Jlrs. E. L. Tomb recently en
tertained JIr. and Jlrs. Eugcno Tomb of
Hooslck Falls, N. Y., and Arthur and
Clarence Tomb of Pittsburgh, Pa., Jlrs.
Ernest Dlx and little daughter, Evelyn,
of Springfield, this state. Walter E. Dlx
of New Icnox, JIass., nnd Jlrs. S. II.
Hopkins of Barre, this state.
Last Friday nbout 50 members of Ver
non Union Sunday school enjoyed a de
lightful basket plcnitc nt iBlnnd park In
Brattleboro. Tho company went to
Brnttlebord by train In the morning, re
turning on tho 3.50 p. m., trnln. It was
a perfect September dny and every at
tention wns shown the entire party to
make the day one long to be remembered
with pleasure. Especially enjoyable was
the trip by motor boat around the Island.
Jlr. and Jlrs. Willis Coller visited In
Springfield and Becket, Jlnss., Inst
Jlr. nnd Jlrs. Dan Phillips of Erving,
Jlnss., were visitors at Willis Colter's
Jlr. and Jlrs. Charles Newton hnvo re
turned to their homo In Chicago after a
visit at William Newton's.
Jlr. and Jlrs. Leslie Allen visited Jlrs.
Allen's parents, Jlr. and Jlrs. Louis La
bell, over Sunday and Labor day.
The topic for tho Loyal Workers' so
ciety next Sunday nt G.30 will bo "Ite
wnrd for faithfulness."
Jlr. nnd Jlrs. Samuel Falrman and
three children havo been visiting Jlrs.
Fairman's sister in Worthlngton, JIass.
Llzzlo and JIaria Palmer and their
brother, Levi, started Tuesdny night for
Alberta, where their parents lately
bought a farm. Their Journey will oc
cupy about a week.
Jlrs. IL S. Dunklee of South Hadley,
JIass., and her grandson visited here a
few days last week. Her son, Levi, and
a friend came by automobile and Btnyed
over Sunday, Jlrs. Dunkleo and grand
son returning with them.
Jlen from Boston have drilled a well
for A. J. Beers. They went down 13
feet and then struck rock. The boring
was continued through 53 feet of solid
rock, when they struck a vein of water
which Hows five gallons a minute, rising
n the well 53 feet. It took about three
days to do the work. Jlr. Beers Is well
pleased with the success of the experi
ment. Ho will pump the water Into a
cistern nt the side of the well, which Is
on an elevation, and from the cistern
will run the water to his house and
Former Democratic Leader Dead,
Roger Q. JIUIs, a former leader of tho
Democratic party nnd author of n low
tariff bill during the second Cleveland
administration, died at his home In Cor-
slcana, Tex., Saturday In his SOth year.
He was born In Texas, was admitted to
the bar at the early age of 20, fought
on the Confederate side In tho Civil war
and was elected to Congress In 1872. The
tariff bill which bore his name did not
pass the House, there being a strong
Republican majority at tho time. In 1803
he was chosen to the Senate and served
until 1899, his service In the two branches
covering a period of 27 years. His old
age wns made prosperous by the discov
ery of oil on his Texns property.
NEW HAMPSHIRE NOTES.
Veterans' Reunion at Forest Lake.
The survivors of Company A. 14th New
Hampshire regiment, held a reunion nt
Forest lake, Winchester, Labor day, sev
eral members of Company F, being
present by invitation to that company.
About 40 were present at dinner. At tho
schoolhouse the old Hag which was made
50 years ngo was raised by one of tho
women who helped make it, nfter which
a new Hag was put In its place. These
olilcers wero elected: Pres., Luke
Knowlton of Jlarlboro: vice pres..
Charles F. Polley of Hinsdale: sec. and
treas., Charles E. Brock of Jlilford
JIass. These members of Company A
wero present: Charles F. Polley, Hlns-
daye; George O. Wardwell, Keeno; A
T. Sprague, Winchester; S. E. Llscom,
Hinsdale; Isaiah Strecter, Hinsdale; Eu
gene Hastings, Hinsdale; L. Frank
Llscom, Hinsdale; Georgo W. Lewis.
Hinsdale; Asa Knowlton, Dublin; Ed
win B. JIntthews, Jlarlboro; Luko
Knowlton, Jlarlboro; Lyman II. Fisher,
Kcene; Charles E. Brock, Jlilford,
JIass. ; I-M win J. Goodwin, Westmoreland
Depot. Others present Included Delovnn
Richardson, Company C, Marlboro; E. O.
Smith, Company F, Winchester; Francis
H. Buff urn, Company F, Winchester;
Chauncey S. Farr, Company F, Bright
wood, Jlnss.; L'irkin D. Farr, Company
F, West Chesterfield.
Oeorgo A. Gordon, 72, one of tho lead
ing contractors and builders In Cheshire
county, died In his home In Keene Sun
day nu the result of nu accident Aug. 18.
H was a native of Westmoreland. Forty
years ago he returned from Jllchlgan to
Kicne. Wheri he fell he was building nn
addition on the Cheshire court house.
Ho leaves a wife.
in trouble with headache,
backache, nerves on edge, poor
spirits and unreasonable fatigue
can find heip for her whole system in
Sold Erery where. In boxe. 10c and 25c.
AND YET AGAIN
DetVoit, Mich., August 21st 1911
BRATTLEBORO GARAGE 00.,,
Flanders 20 wins the 800 mile St Louis to Kansas City re
liability run- score 998 two points penalty only for loose
nut on render Pour days of heavy driving sand and mud. flandera
worked perfectly throughout run defeating Harmon cadillac hudsoxx.
International Ohio buicl: parry Mitchell and ford Every car
defeated by Flanders 20 except ford was much higher priced car
than flanders and the ford was completely disqualified.
Dealers and observers all along the line enthusiastic
over the cars wonderful performance.. Following three perfect
road scores in Iowas little Olidden "Flanders 20 has won every
event in which slie has been entered the gruelling 14-010 milee
Minneapolis to helexia reliability run the Worcester hill climb
where she cut fortyeeyen seconds off the former record and now
. the st Louis to Kansas City reliability run. In every event
she has defeated many cars of far greater size and price 0.
Flanders "20" as well as E-M-F
"30" cars are sold by
BRATTLEBORO GARAGE CO.,
HINSDALE, N. H.
Elwood Weed Is attending school at
Edward Tibbetts of Greenfield was In
town over Sunday.
Stewart Hartwell expects to go soon to
WJnona, Ind., to attend school.
D. C. Haskell of Now York visited his
aunt, Jlrs. A. A. Bailey, this week.
Domlnlck Boy And family visited in
Brattleboro from Sunday to Tuesday.
Rev. C. II. Temple and family return
ed last week to their home In Lewlston,
Jllss Hazel Stevenson of Millers
Falls, JIass., visited In town over Sun
day. Jlrs. Italph Freeman and children have
returned from a visit to Jlllllngton,
Jtrs. D. A. Nlms visited two days last
week at her son's, Jlyron F. Nlms's, in
Georgo Holland of Norwich, Conn.,
was a visitor among Hinsdale relatives
Jlr. and Jtrs. Newton Stearns and Jlrs.
Daniel Smith ure home from their visit
In Barre, Vt.
Jllss Kathleen Lawey of Brockton,
JIass., Is spending the month of Septem
ber at E. JL Dodge's.
Miss Hest Jletcalf has ilnlshed work
for Mrs. i). S. Smith and 13 succeeded by
Miss Jlildred Cramer.
Eileen O'lldcn returned last week from
a several days' visit with her uncle's
family In Bernnrdston, JIass.
Jllss Alice Jeffords returned Wednes
day from Wlnano beach, where she was
employed during tho summer.
Jlr. and Jlrs. JI. S. Leach and E. I
Robinson and family visited at Fred
Coombs's In Guilford, Vt., Jlonday,
Jllss Jlellaln of Watertown, JIass., Is
teaching the school at the Monument und
Is boarding with Jtrs. E. Ji. Dodge.
Jlr. nnd Mrs, E. I.. Fltzhenry of West
Jledford, JIass., visited at A. A. Bailey's
from Saturday to 'Jlonday afternoon.
Jllss Doris Seaver of Gardner, JIass.,
camo Sutuiduy und remained over Labor
day with her aunt, Jlrs. II. W. Taylor.
E. G. Caiey of New York Joined his
family last week at a. S. Howe's. W. it.
Howe of Chicago also was a visitor there.
Jlrs, Alice Swett of Lynn, JIass., has
been making u fortnight's visit with her
cousins, Jllss Emma and Jllss Eva Well
man. Jllss Antoinette Bergeron, who grad
uated from tho Kcenp normal school
last spring, Is teaching school In Ash
uclot. Jtrs. Henry Hlgglnson and daughter,
Jllss Edith, returned Jlonday from a
visit In Haverhill and South Manchester,
JIarlon Itoyce, who lives on the Ches
terfield road, Is attending school In the
village and boarding with Jlrs. Lydla
Tho Oppenholmer family returned Jlon
day to their home In Sprlngflold, Jtass.,
after spending a large part of the sum
Hegular services were resumed In the
I'nlversallst and Congregational churches
Sunday, tho pastors having returned from
Jlrs. W, H. Pike and two daughters,
Jllss Mabel and Jtlss Mollle, and Jlrs. G.
8. Smith spent a few days In SprlngHeld,
Jtass,, last week,
Jlr, and Jlrs. F. II. Davis went Satur
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1011.
Tho PostalJTelegraph-Cabla Company (Incorporated) transmits and dollvtfs this
tho terms and Conditions printed
day to Hartford, Conn., where they
Joined nn automobile party Jlonday for a
trip to New York.
Arthur Lallberte and family have been
spending a few days at his old homo In
St. Hynclnthe, Canada. They are ex
pected home Saturday.
Jllss Charlotte S. Slate Is on duty
again nt tho public library, after a
pleasant vacation spent with a party of
friends at one of the beaches.
The Unlversallst women held a suc
cessful food sale at J. JI. Lamb's store
Saturday afternoon, disposing of their
entire stock of eatables In about an hour.
Jlrs. JI, S. Hartwell was In Jlontague,
JIass., Tuesday to visit her daughter,
JUss Irene Vesta, who Is recovering from
a surgical operation In the Farren hospi
tal. Tho Orren C. Robertson company are
preparing to Install another machine In
their plant, as the demand for their
goods requires facilities for a larger out
put. Jlr. and Jlrs. E. P. Bailey returned to
their home in Brockton, JIass., Satur
day, having spent tho summer with their
parents here and In the Catsklll moun
tains. John JI. Lamb of this town was elected
president last week of New Hampshire
Licensed Embalmers' association In the
annual convention of the association In
Tho Congregational ladles' society will
hold Its llrst fall supper and social In
the church vestry Wednesday, Sept. 13,
A business meeting will be called nt 4
"F. II. Davis nnd fnmlly went Thurs
day afternoon to Townshend, Vt.. to
help celebrate the 50th anniversary of
the marriage of his parents, which oc
Jllss Gertrudo Graves of Greonlleld.
JIass., a former teacher In the Hinsdale
grammar school, and her friend, Jlr.
Roberts of Greenfield, were visitors of
Jlrs. D, A. Nlms recently. '
Tho Flsk Paper company, who havo
been lining their orders, since the burn--Ing
of the Brlghtwood mill, at the Orren
C. Robertson company's mill, ilnlshed
work there Saturday night.
The nnnuni meeting of tho W. C. T. U,
will be held Tuesday nfternoon, Sept. 12,
In the Congregational church iatlor. This
Is an Important meeting and it is desired
that every member bo present If possible
G. S, Smith, the local horse dealer, re
cently sold seven horses within llvo days.
W, L. Rice of Wllbraham, JIass., bought
a pair of handsome black team horses
for 1700 and W. II. Heath of Guilford,
Vt., paid JG50 for a bay team.
Tho Spraguo family have been moving
their household goods, stock and other
belongings from tho River tavern, which
they recently sold to the Boston & JIaluo
Rnllroad company, to the Deacon Estey
place, which they own.
Tho hose team won second money, J75,
In the four-cornered . race at North
Adams Jlonday. Their tlmo was one
and n quarter seconds slower than the
winner's. Hinsdale had 15 men on the
team, Ixirler Walker, W, A. Brooks,
William Duggan, Ervln lively, Thomas
J1ann, Wilfred Delphy, Howard Cantlln,
Emmett Doucette, Frank Podmore, Floyd
Sprague, Edgar Currier, Eugene Jlorln,
William Lynch, W. L. Brooks and It, L.
Howe. The raco wns with ft 900-pound
rart, running 2G7 yards, laying 230 foet of
hose, coupling to hydrant and putting
on nozzle. Hinsdale's time was 40 sec
onds. N. O. JIaynard met with a painful
and, especially at this tlmo. unfnrtunnto
accident nt the rnllroad station last
on tho back of this blank.
14B:Paicl Iftght' Letter
week Wednesday. He was loading his
trotting horses for driving at North Ad
ams nnd Athol fairs, when a freight
train wns backed Into his car, throwing
him down with such force as to fracture
his elbow and otherwise bruise him,
practically laying him off for several
weeks. His horses went to the fairs, but
ho was unable to get a driver, so tho
trip was a failure. Jlr. JIaynard has
now secured a driver for the later fairs
whero his horses are entered, but as he
prefers to drlvo himself he Is greatly
disappointed ns well as being put to
Jllss Nelllo Dempsey of this village
nnd D. J. Casey of Derry, N. II., were
married Thursday morning, Aug. 31, In
St. Joseph's Roman Catholic church by
Rev. Father P. S. Cahlll, pastor of that
church. They were attended by Jllss
Elizabeth JIcLoughlln of this town and
Jlichacl Dempsey of New York, brother
of the bride. The bride was attired be
comingly In a traveling suit of blue, with
hat to match. The bridesmaid wore a
pretty gown of green. Immediately fol
lowing tho ceremony a wedding break
fast was served to the bridal party. Jlr.
and Jlrs. Casey left by automobile for
Brattleboro, where they boarded tho
train for a honeymoon trip which will
Include Niagara Falls and other places
of Interest. The bride Is popular with
her many friends, who will regret her
removal to Derry, where Jlr. Casey Is
engaged In business nnd where the
young couple will live.
ASHUELOT, N. H.
Jllss Lvdla. nnd Oan.ir Vtpnfnnl wwn In
Holyoko over Labor day.
Jtrs. H. W. Wood hna honn nnnnillniT
the past week In Wilton, N. II.
StFhpn Slllllvnn TJnluirt Pnnnlnn.
ham wero In SprlngHeld Sunday.
Almanzo Bergeron has returned from
Lowell nnd begun work In tho mill.
Jlrs. O. B. Hoitirhtnn nf Hnstrn Vino
been visiting Jllss Helen Woodbury.
Jtlss Mnvsln Hinm.m nf W1npVinao ta
staying a few days with Jlrs. Ralph
Bernard Qulgley and friend of Boston
nro spending a week with Jlr. Qulgley's
Jlrs. W. F. Robertson nnd Infant son
of lllnsdnlo aro visiting Jtrs. Robertson's
JIlsscs Hazel Donovan and Bertha
Qualters aro attending business college
The Jtlsses Ball havo returned from a
month's stny In Athol. Tho library was
reopened by them Saturday.
II. W. Wood nnd son, Ralph, James
JInnley, William Jllnor and Frank Le
bargo nttended the fair In Athol Jlon
day, James T, Welch has bought the houso
at the upper village owned by Jlrs,
Corn Pratt. Jlrs. Pratt will move to
Winchester Oct, 1.
Tho schools will all begin next Jlon
day. Thero will be two now teachers.
Jtlss Bergeron of Hinsdale will have
.Miss Beaman's room and Jllss Klngsley
of Keeno will havo Jlrs. Nash's room.
Accepting a chnllongo, James Barrone
of Fair Haven stabbed William Archer
In that town Sunday night and thon es
caped Into Now York. On his way homo
Archer stepped Into a car occupied by
Italians. After an nrgument he was or
dered out of tho car. On leaving he
challenged the Italians to follow and
Borrono knifed him In the arms, neck
and legs. , ,
night (eUoffam subject W
H. MACKAY. PBtMOfHr.'
Street Brattleboro, Vt,
WEST CHESTERFIELD, N. H.
S. I Stowcll of Walpolo was at his old
homo here a few days last week.
The A. JI. Spring house probably well
bo closed again during the winter.
Jllss Clara E. Amldon expects to spend
the fall and winter In Bellows Falls.
Jlrs. H. G. Smith recently visited her
sister and family in Bowdolnham, Jle.
Jlrs. JIartha Spring expects to bo
with tho family at O. E. Randall this
Elmer Chamberlain Is attending tho
Clawson-Hamllton commercial college In
Jllss Adella Barrows of Hinsdale spent
a part of last week visiting relatives and
Herbert Jlorgan is expected to teach
tho grammar department of the No. 1
school this term.
Jlr. Olmstead and Bister, Jlrs. Hol
llster and Jllss Ada recently were at
Tho board of selectmen were In this
part of the town one day last week look
ing over tho highway.
Hazen Farr has rented his houso and
buildings here to a Jlr. Smith and fam
ily, who have taken possession.
Jllss Nellie Davis, daughter of Jlr. and
Jtrs. U. G. Davis of Dummerston, has
been visiting relatives and friends here.
Herbert Amldon, formerly of this
place, now of I'lttsfleld, JIass., recently
visited his many old friends and relatives
Jllss Ethel Sibley of West Spring
Held, Jlnss., will teach tho fall term In
the primary department of tho No. 1
We regret to learn that Jllss JIary G.
Hill will not consent to take charge of
the primary department of tho No. 1
school next term.
William Woodward, who left hero
about April 1 to work In Brattleboro, has
come for a few weeks' vacation before
taking up his winter's work thero.
Hermon G. Farr, manager and de
signer of the Knox Automobile company
of Sprlngllcld, JIass., came last week
from SprlngHeld in his automobile,
bringing his wife and two daughters,
and also bringing homo Jlr. and Jlrs.
O. R. Farr and Burton Johnson from
their New York state trip of 10 days.
A party of 10 came up tho river Wed
nesday and pitched their tent at Fern
dale, coming irom Dedham, JIass. They
have since continued their Journey up
the lake. One of tho Fltchburg party
who was here last week worked ns n,
civil engineer through hero 10 years ago,
surveying a railroad route, and ho
thought tho country so pleasant that
he wanted to come again.
In the regular meeting of the Grange
Saturday evening the literary program
was In chnrge of Jlrs. Georgo Smith,
with the following numbers: Song by
Lena Carey and Llna Williams; reading
by Jlrs. JIaude Richardson; old-tlmo
song by R, C, Farr, with encoro'; read
ing by Jtrs. Alice Richardson; song by
Llna Williams and Lena Carey; reading
by P. A Richardson and George Smith;
reading by Nellie Williams; recitation
by JIattle Carey; readings by John D,
The rifle team of the Vermont Nation
al Guard at Camp Perry, O., showed
marked improvement ovor the work In
previous seasons. The team was eighth
In Its class at the close of the matches
and made an excellent record at tho
range, In competition with teams of tho
regular service and the mllltla of the