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BEATTLEBORO, FRIDAY, MAY 24, 1912.
THAT IS MADE RIGHT IN NEv AND
Couch Hammocks Porch Rugs
Vudor Porch Shades
Lawn Swings Gliding Seats
Piazza Chairs and Rockers
Call and let us show you how a little money
will add to the coziness and comfort of your
J EMERSON & SON
Everything for Housekeeping
Stop, Look and Listen -
You can own this two-tenement house, five rooms In each tenement,
slated roof, four Hunt windows, largo garden, five minutes from car line,
by paying from $500 to $1000 down.
Also this one seven-room cottage, good size lot, room to build another
house or born, several fruit trees, 10 minutes' walk from Main street;
Fifty acre farm on main road between Brattleboro and Greenfield, good
cottage house and barn, large poultry house, running water; price $1900;
Wo handle property In all towns. Care of estates. Kent Collections.
S. W. EDGETT & COMPANY, Brattleboro, Vt.
New England Real Estate Agents
FARMERS LOOK AT THIS
172-ACRE FARM 40 acres tillage meadow land; house of eight rooms,
slated; horse barn, slated; cow barn, slated; one side shed connected to
barn; all buildings in good condition; quite a lot of fruit; running water
to house and barn. There is also to go with farm two cows, two horses,
lot of hens, one engine, cutter and saw, one mowing machine, one cart,
American harrow, one nay rake, one Cooley creamer, one separator, one
lumber wagon, one traverse sleigh, one planter, one sled, one sleigh, one
smoothing harrow, etc. In fact, all the tools and implements used on a
farm. You can have all the above described property for $2500; two and
one-half miles from railroad station. Here is a bargain for someone.
If you want a nice home in our town or a building lot, come and see
me before you buy.
WM. C. HORTON'S AGENCY, 75 Main Street, Brattleboro, Vt.
Flint Seed Corn
is officially tested.
We also have a limited a
mount of Southern White and
Red Cob, Canadian Peas and
We have received this week
a carload of
which we shall offer to our
$1.30 per hundred
net at the warehouse. Tnis is
the grass price.
CROSBY & GO.
' Warehouse Call 135
Office Call 104-105
7 FOR SALE
ive Maple Farm
The Braine Place at Marlboro
About '500 acres; Farm and Buildings,
farming implements of the latest pat
tern wood sawing and splitting 'ma
chinery, ice cutting tools, etc., completely
equipped for the proper maintenance of
an 'up-to-dato farm; bungalow with all
Improvements recently built.
One of the best sugaring plants In the
state with pipe line and new machinery.
Ward and soft timber, etc. An excel
lent opportunity to buy right. Will sell
as a' whole or in part. For full, par
' ' THE GOODWIN COMPANY,
30 Church St., New York City.
Special Sale Saturdoy.May 20,1912, at
MULFORD'S NEW MARKET
80 1-3 Main Street
20 lbs.- Corned Beef Jl, Good Beefsteak
20c, , Best Bound Steak 25c, Sirloin and
r.Forterhquse Steak 30c. Roast Beef no
'bone 20 to ,25c, Leg of Lamb 22c, Good
Roast of Lamb. 15c, Ham sliced 25c,
.Bacon sliced 25c, Hamburg Steak 15c,
Spanish and Texas OnlonB Gc, Good
lemons 10c doz.i Best Cheese in town
It is cheaper to use, will wear
longer than lead and oil.
Sold only by
ROBBINS & COWLES
SPECIAL ATTRACTIONS FOR
Easter Lilies in pots, home grown.
Geraniums, Heliotrope, etc., for bedding.
Bouquets of Mixed Flowers,
50c to SI.OO.
Stock, Carnations, etc.
F. D. DUNCAN, - - Manaaer
Place yourMemorlalDay Order NOW
Flowers and Plants
HOPKINS, the Florist
144 Western Ave., Brattleboro, Vt.
On car line. Telephone 437.
gg MORTGAGES go
THAYER & GALE
Good Vermont References.
VERMONT BRICK COMPANY
Manufacturers of high grade building brick
CLAPP & JONES
I Pay Highest Cssh Prices for Rags,
RUBBERS, METALS, HIDES,
SKINS AND BONES
Geo. Gass, 22 Flat St.
A Check Book for Your Wife
IT IS BECOMING more and more the custom for
women in their shopping and household buying to pay
Women are the money-savers. Better than men,
they know the knack of making one dollar do the work
of two. It will help your wife in her domestic econ
omy if you start an account for her with this Bank,
so that she may pay all household bills by check.
Checks are clean, convenient and business-like.
They add to your comfort and security. Returned to
you cancelled by the Bank, they form the best receipts
for bills paid.
BRATTLEBORO TRUST COMPANY
The Clawson-Hamilton College
BRATTLEBORO :: VERMONT .
WANTED Pastry cook at HOADLEY'S
WANTED Live poultry and strictly fresh
eggs. EVANS BROS., Townshend, Vt.
WANTED Boarders; MRS. R. G. BOYD,
22? Western Ave. Tel. 223-W. 19-30
WANTED An experienced saleslady In
our cloak and suit department. O. J.
WANTED At once, a first-class team
ster. A. C. & F. G. BURNHAM, Mon
tague City, Mass. 20-21
WANTED Live poultry, beef hides,
horse hides, calf skins and sheep pelts.
RICHARDSON COMPANY'. 10-tf
WANTED Girl for second work. One
willing to go to Newfane hill In sum
mer. MRS. J. L. MARTIN, Brattle
WANTED A low price farm, distance
from railroad no objection. Send de
scription of buildings, etc., to Lock Box
824, Brattleboro, Vt. 15-tf
WANTED Married man to live In cot
tage and work on farm, must be tem
perate, good milker and not afraid of
work. P. W. EDDY, Gill, Mass.
WANTED Middle-aged woman without
family to assist In housework. Address
with references, MRS. W. E. ADAMS,
R. F. D. No. 1, Brattleboro, Vt. 18-tf
WANTED Old False Teeth. Send old
artificial teeth. I mall you Immediately
3o caBh for each tooth received. J.
WOODFORD, Box 105, Elizabeth, N. J.
WANTED At once middle-aged single
man to work on small farm near the
village of Brattleboro. F. A. PHELPS,
Rural 1. 21-tf
WANTED Married . couple; man to take
care or garaen, lawn, etc.; woman to
do general housework for family of
three adults, must be good" cook and
laundress. MRS. E. R. FELLOWS,
Springfield, Vt. 21-22
WANTED To hire a man and his wife
to take positions at the Maplewoon
home, Westmoreland, N, H. Man to
act as night watchman, must be sober
and steady and some knowledge of a
steam plant will be neceswiry. Woman
to act as an attendant at almshouse.
Will . pay the right couple $45 per
month, Including board. Apply to A.
A. WHITMAN, Westmoreland Depot,
N. H. 19-tf
TO RENT Modern tenement at 13
Spruce St. 20-tl
TO RENT Seven room cottage, mod
ern, 118. iSDUigll a uu. n-ii
TO RENT Five room tenement, 25
Western Ave. J. E. HAYNES, 16-tf
TO RENT Five room tenement In Gran
ite block. Enquire of O. J. HlAl'T.
TO RENT Two rooms. Grange block.
Enquire of W. F. GODDARD, Grange
TO RENT Seven-room tenement, down
stairs. Bath, steam heat, gaB. Enquire
4 Blrge St., M. E. DALE. 21 -lw
TO RENT 7-room cottage house with
large garden. Enquire of ENOS
TO RENT Furnished rooms in attrac
tive location. Address, ituojis care
The Phoenix. 20-tf
TO RENT Tenement with garden and
barn privilege lr desired. II. f.
WEATHERHEAD, West Brattleboro.
TO RENT Here Is an exceptional op
portunity to hire six-room cottage,
work part time on my farm and board
my help and have garden for self. Ap
ply to A. D. WILSON, Pettee Stock
Farm. Brattleboro. 21-23
n Rtreeter TT. R Tenlnn Plnlm
Ag't, Crosby lilock, Brattleboro, Vt.
LOST Hospital pin. Finder return to
1 Canal St. Reward. 21-lw
SLATING and ROOFING of all kinds
and chlmnev cleaning done to order.
E. D. TORREY. 5 Canal St.. Brattleboro.
I7- U' BUTTER. Inquire of your
' . J: . grocer or of FOLLY FARMS,
West Brattleboro. Tel. 314-5.
TEN DOLLARS REWARD for the re
turn of my brlncne bun aog lost last
Sunday. F, A. LARROW, Brattleboro.
SAM ZAR, 78 Elliot St buys rags, met
als, rubbers, papers; casn or trnne.
Highest prices. Mall a card and I will
LOST After the W. C. T. U. conven
tion, between Brattleboro and Wilming
ton, a gold watch fob. MRS. A. EDW.
MARTIN, Wilmington, Vt. 21-lw
Katharine Dunlevy Room 6, Crosby Block
Teiennono u -is
Drilled wells, driven wells, water sup
plies procured for townB, factories, farms
and residences. Testing for piers for
bridges, minerals, etc.
JOHN F. POWERS
East Longmeadow, Mast,
DON'T FAIL TO LOOK OVER
The I. C. S. Exhibition
at I.onllian's Harbor Shop.
Special Offer of 25 per cent off
from any course during the exhibition.
M. E. DUNN, Representative. Box 692.
FOR SALE Power boat. S. W. ED
GETT & CO. 20-tf
FOR SALE Two handsome full-blooded
Angora kittens. "11," Phoanlx office.
FARMS Weekly Circular free. Dept.
161. P. F. Leland, 31 Milk St., Boston.
FOR SALE Seven-passenger motor
boat, cheap. Inquire of A. W. J. WIL
FOR SALE Home-made orange marma
lade. Sample given. MRS. STEDMAN,
2 Terrace street.
FOi SALE Hay, loose or baled, for
cash only. HOUGHTON FARM, Put
ney. Vt. 49-tf
FOR SALE Chester White pigs; also
strawberry plants. W. F. WALKER,
DummerBton, Vt. 18-tf.
WANTED Some wide wagon or cart
tires for Mower beds. Address, stating
price, "G," Phcenix office. 21-tf
FOR SALE A few bushels of seed po
tatoes, Green Mountain and Gold Coin.
Inquire of F. A. PEHLPS, Rural 1.
FOR SALE Three desirable lots on
Clark Ave. and four lots on Maple St.
For Information Inquire of H. L. EM
FOR SALE 20-foot Atlantic Gurnet
dory with 7 h.p. Fox motor; a safe,
noiseless and roomy boat. W. K. HIL
DRET1I, 7 Frost place. 20-
FOR SALE Marine 2 h.p. Palmer en
gine, shaft, reversing propeller, coil,
mutfler, oil cups, etc., complete, $35.
JOHN E. CASSIN, Hanover, N. il.
FOR SALE Or "will change, good city
property a modern Viouse and barn, In
Springfield, Mass., for good farm In
southern Vermont. P. O, Box 55, Chlc
opee, Mass. 21-lw
FOR SALE Five building lots in the
village of Brattleboro. For further In
formation inquire of KATHER1NE A.
GUIHEEN, 12 Washington St., Brattle
FOR SALE 35 bushels choice, smooth,
white, medium early seed potatoes from
eastern New York; price $2.25 per bu.
Place orders at once. CARL S. HOP
KINS, Seedsman. 20-tf
FOR SALE To settle an estate, 20
shares of the Northfield Creamery
stock. Price $200. This stock pays 6
per cent interest. F. L. TYLER, Exr
Northfield, Mass. 19-tf
FOR SALE Carriage nearly new; good
driving harness; Columbia bicycle, run
100. miles; Columbia wind shield for au
tomobile, used but one season, cheap.
For price, etc., write B. W, SAGE,
South Wardsboro, Vt. 21-tf
FOR SALE Gasoline Engines for all
purposes. Wood Sawing outfits com
plete, mounted on trucks, also Pumping
outfits for water supply and for Spray
ing. Write for prices. CHAS, A.
SMITH, 88 Canal St.. Brattleboro, Vt.
FOR SAJE Dry hard wood, stove
length, split or In chunks. Orders filled
quickly for stable manuro for lawns and
gardens, loam for lawns, and sand for
building purposes. Teams furnished for
general Jobbing. Have for sale one pair
of . heavy work horses, weight 2900.
HENRY G. CLARK, Brattleboro, Vt.
FOR SALE Attractive country home 1
mile from' village of Putney, Vt., near
main road to Westminster West. Two
story house, 10 rooms: large barn, to
bacco barn, woodshed, .wagon house,
shop and three henhouses. Running
water to house and barn. Four acres
tillage land, 10 of pasturage. R. F. D.
route to door. Some fruit trees. Build
ings In excellent condition, land very
productive, and suitable for tobacco
growing. Enquire of MRS. JENNIE T.
PERRY on premises. 17
42 acres, all level. Fine business. Low
Price. Terms ensy.
J. F. CARLISLE, Bernnrdston, Mass.
PACKARD, five-passenger touring car,
in splendid condition; has full equip
ment, consisting of top with slip cover;
Prestollte, Warner speedometer, trunk
rack, robe rail, foot rest, 1 extra tire
In case, and two extra Inner tubes, 34
by 4 quick detachable tires, lamps and
trimmings, nickeled car newly painted
this Bprlng. he car Is right and the
price will surprise you. TWIN STATE
GAS & ELECTRIC CO. 21-tf
To Close the J. A. Miller Estate We
Offer For Sale
TWO ADJOINING FARMS
In West Dummerston
One of 100 acres, the other 130, both
well covered with growing pines. Build
ings on both farms In good condition.
Also Five Good Pastures
On Putney West bill; all well fenced
and plenty of water. For particulars
enquire of ERNEST O. MILLER, Brat
tleboro, or ADIN F. MILLER, Adm'r,
Can you think-of any real
capable business men, those who are at
all prominent In affairs of the day, who
do not carry life Insurance? If so; name
them to us. National Life Ins. Co., of
Vt. (Mutual). H. Ii TAYLOR & SON,
General Agenttv Crosby Block, Brattle
boro. H, E. TAYLOR A SON,
Insurance. Crosby, BlocK,. Bratvooro.
FRIDAY, MAY 24, 1912.
THE VERMONT PH(ENIX.
Published in Brattleboro every Friday by
THE VERMONT PHCENIX COMPANY
President and Treasurer.
StlTtSPPTPTTOM BDtPI? ia A un.n
$1.00 for eight months; 75 centi for lix
montht ; 50 cents for four months; 40 cents
fer three months. All subscriptions are pay.
able strictly in advance, and all papers are
stopped promptly at their expiration unless the
subscriptions are renewed.
Rates of display advertising furnished on
application. Small classified advertisements,
w ....I iiiBcriiuii, nve cents per
line each aubsequent Insertion.
(Entered at the Brattleboro post office as
s..uiu biui mail mailer,;
The most overworked word In the po
lltlcal vocabulary Is "progressive." It
is applied to every blooming candidate
jn me entire country.
The remarkable feature of the result
in Ohio, as In almost cverv state where
a presidential primary preference vote
was recorded, was the apathy of the
people. Only a small fraction of the
voters took Interest enough to record
Windham county Is progressive. That's
admitted generally throughout the state.
It might be well for the Republicans
who are gathered In Brattleboro tomor
row to open their meeting by asking
themselves whether they are the men
that make the county progressive.
Senator Dillingham's disagreeable Job
in ine Lorlmer matter Is at an end.
He did not hedge In the least In his re
sponsibility and reported the evidence as
he found It. The criticism which fol
lows a man's earnest effort In doing
what he believes to be light amounts to
naught. Waterbury Record.
Senator Dillingham proved himself a
man of courage In making his report on
the Lorlmer case. He knew that the
entire country condemned Lorlmer, but
he made his report on the evidence as
he found It, like a fair and impartial
It Is commonly assumed that the con
stitutional amendment providing for the
direct election by the people of United
States senators will be approved by the
legislatures of three-fourths of the
states, now that the amendment has
been passed by Congress, says the
Sprlngfleld Republican. There Is no rea
son for such an opposition among the
states, as developed In the case of the
Income tax amendment, which Is also
awaiting the approval of three-fourths
of the states In the Union. Local In
terests bound up with the taxing pow
er still obstruct the latter modification
of the federal constitution, although only
two or three more states are required
In the affirmative column. In the other
case, serious obstruction ennnot be dis
cerned in any quarter. Indeed, nearly
two thirds of the states have at one
time or another officially gone on recy
ord as favoring a federal constitutional
convention In order that a change in
the election of senators might be
brought about. The recent popular
movement In favor of direct nominations
.for all offices, moreover, reveals a pop
ular sentiment that will surely force this
amendment through the requisite num
ber of legislatures.
Tyrus Cobb, rated by many good
Judges as the greatest player the game
has ever produced, raised ructions In
the American baseball league last week.
The Detroit team with which he plays
was In New York when Cobb Jumped in
to the grandstand and pummeled a spec
tator who had Insulted him. The pres
ident of the league promptly suspended
the star player pending an Investiga
tion. The other Detroit players, out of
sympathy for Cobb, went on a strike
and refused to play on Saturday In Phil
adelphia. Manager Jennings of Detroit,
In order to save his club a $1000 fine
under the rules of the league, put a
nondescript aggregation Into the field
against the Philadelphia Athletics, sev
eral of the players being drafted from
among the spectators in the grandstand,
This team in Detroit uniforms was
beaten 24 to 2 In a farcical exhibition.
The game scheduled at Philadelphia,
Monday was cancelled on account of the
strike, but late Monday the Detroit
players called off the strike and agreed
to play the following day .In Washing
ton, on the ground that they did not
wish to see President Frank Navln of
the club suffer for any action on their
part. Each of the Detroit players was
fined $100 for participating In the strike.
Cobb still remains under suspension and
his case will be settled later, probably
by the payment of a large fine before he
Is reinstated. Cobb was guilty of row
dyism and his course was wholly with
out Justification, If he had complained
to the umpire the latter would have had
authority to eject the disturbing specta
tor or to have had him arrested. Cobb
took baseball law Into his own hands
and violated 'statute law as well In
committing an assault. It Is fortunate for
the good of the national game that Cobb
was severely disciplined and that the
president of the league did not re
treat from his position In ' the face
of tho serious trouble wblch the up
rising of the Detroit players threat
ened. Coal Strike Averted.
After being Idle for 44 working days,
the 170,000 mtneworkers throughout the
anthracite coal field of Pennsylvania re
sumed work Wednesday under the new
The Parks Paper company will begin
soon the construction of a 60-ton pulp
mill at a cost of $200,000 at Fltidale In
OVER HOTEL DEAL
Wilmington Mar: Charged with
Taking Lion's Share
McCraw Thinks He Is Victim of High
Financiering Feela that He should
Have Recel ed More Funds.
A legal document that reads like a
novel with a plot based on high finance
has been filed In the county clerk's of
fice In a suit brought by William P. Mc
Craw of North Adams, Mass., against
Frank Allen of Wilmington to recover
damages of $10,000 In a hotel deal. The
suit Is brought through the law office
of H. O. & F. E. Barber.
Mr. MfPmw cteta tin In hlo nln Vin.
on April 10, 1911, Allen falsely and de.
ceuiuny reprcsenieu to mm that a cer-
tnln hotel nrrvnertv Wnnwn na "Tho "!
nld," situated In Fairfield, Me., could
be bought for $32,000 and nothing less,
wnereas, -in trutn ana in fact," the
document reads, the property could be
bOUCht fnr t1ftl lilt nf tirhlnh i
lng to the plaintiff, the defendant well
The plaintiff avers that, relying on and
confiding In the representations made to
him by Allen, he entered Into an agree
ment with Allen to buy the property for
their Joint Interest for $32,000 and that
a corporation was formed under the
laws Of Maine tn tnWo nve,- lh. hntol
and to enable the plaintiff and defend
ant to engage in a general hotel busi
ness tinner ine name of the Gerald hotel
COmnanV. tn he rnmlnntefl h., h
. .. - j uic de
fendant. Mr. McCraw states In the document
that Allen hmio-ht the nrne.., rw, v.t
joint Interest fnr tifirjvi nn tt,n u
-.-"."v ui.u ,11.11 ,i nua
deeded to the Gerald hotel company by
une i.eurgc ai. nemis as agent for the
"uierviue Trust company of Maine;
that therenfter Alton nDnn.tn n
in,bun,,fccu (l 1 Wd 1 1
of $20,000 from the Brattleboro Trust
company, giving as security a mortgage
on the hotel for $20,000, executed in the
name of the Gerald Hotel company, Mc
Craw says he endorsed the mortgage
note, also that he advanced to Alien
$GO0O. or his hnlf nf the ti9nnn .ij
V4H ,w IICCUCU
above the $20,000 loan to make .up the
$32,000 to be paid for the hotel.
According to the plaintiff, Allen put
no money whatever Into the purchase of
the hotel property, but endorsed the
mortgage note and receive,! tho tmnnn
paying out of It $16,500 for the hotel and
retaining aasisj, the balance of the loan.
McCraw says he never has received any
part of the $3500.
In another rnnnt Afefrnw n,.e- .v..
on Oct. 1, 1911, the defendant "further
uiienuing 10 cnent anll defraud said
plaintiff," Induced the plaintiff to Join
with him In a sale of the hotel and
that It was then and there sold to one
F. H. Hoar, n rustnmer fnnn.l V... AllAH
tinder the terms of which, according to
the plea, Upar assumed the mortgage
of $20,000 m. paid $5000 in addition. He
says that negotiations for the sale were
conducted -wholly by Allen, that the lat
ter received the tYKWl nnrl otltl ml.l.. I.
and that the plaintiff never received any
IKiri oi ii.
By reason of the alleged deceit and
fraUd McCrflW SnVS he Wna nt
the benefits and advantages which he
otherwise would havo derived from the
purchase and has been damnified in
other wnvs. nil tn the. nmnnnt nf tin rtnrt
which he seeks to recover with cost's.
.Mr. Jicanw is a North Adams busi
ness man and Mr. Allen In n hntel mnn
of wide experience. The suit Is return'
able at the September term of the
Windham county court at Newfane. The
papers were served by Deputy Sheriff
Clifford E. Mann.
ROOSEVELT WINS AGAIN.
Colonel Roosevelt swept Ohio In
the presidential preference primaries
Tuesday, winning 32 of the 42 district
delegates to the Republican national con
vention. Roosevelt's pluarallty In the
state Is about 25,000. The election of
delegates to the state convention is
close, and the Taft managers claim they
have a majority and will secure the six
delegates at large. On the Democratic
ticket Gov. Harmon won nearly all of
the delegates from Gov. Wilson of New
Jersey. Roosevelt claims that the re
sult In Ohio "settles" the contest In the
national convention, but the Taft man
agers In Washington claim that the
President will have a majority of 30
votes ot least. New Jersey next week
will be the next big battlefield between
Taft and Roosevelt.
The cost of living Is now above tho
high point of 1909, when It reached a
figure expressed by the Bradstreet Index
of commodity prices by 9.22. It Is now
9.27. The rise Is chiefly due to the in
creasing cost of foods, and fhese have
advanced partly because of three years
n succession of dry weather and short
crops. Grains, hay and forage ore very
dear, and have caused a rise In the
price of meat and dairy products. Many
articles which go to make up the com
modity price have not advanced, notably,
Iron, steel, coke, lumber, cement, cloth,
ols, fruits, chemicals'. High as is the
present price of commodities. It Is not
up to the price preceding the panic of
1S73, following the boom caused by the
Six agricultural experiment stations
will be established In Uruguay by the
government, which eventually -will buy
2500 acres of land for each.
SEAVER'S DISPEPSIA TABLETS.
Have you dyspepsia? If you have' per
haps you want to get rid of It. You
can by taking SEAVER'S DYSPEPSIA
TABLETS. We do not print any pic
tures of before and after taking. You
get them by standing before the looking
glass. If you don't believe this, try the
tablets and you will. We have proved
that SEAVER'S DYSPEPSIA TABLETS
will cure dyspepsia over and over again.
We are ready to demonstrate It In your
case, nnd we will tell you how. Go to
the store of W. F. Root, Brattleboro, or
C. H. Parmalee, Wllmlngtbn, and get a
package. Take It according to directions.
If It cures you, step In and tell the
druggist so. If It doesn't step In Just the
same.and tell him that, and he will hand
you right back the ducats you paid hlra
Do you suppose this offer would be
made If we bad any doubts about what
the tablets will do for youT Do -you see
any way that you can lose any money
out of It? But If you really enjoy
dyspepsia, and want to retain It per
manently, let SEAVEWS DYSPEPSIA
TABLETS alone, for the tablets won't
let dyspepsia alone.
THREE TRACK TEAMS ENTERED.
Meet on Valley Fair Grounds Tomorrow
Brattleboro, Bellows Falls and Ver
mont Academy Contestants.
The annual high school Invitation track
meet will be held on the Valley fair
grounds tomorrow afternoon, begin
ning at 2.30 o'clock. Teams represent
ing Vermont academy, Bellows Falls
high school and Brattleboro high school
will compete and 39 young- athletes will
contest the events. Vermont academy
has 16 entrants, Bellows Falls high
school nine and the local high school
15. This Is the largest list ever enter
ed In a high school meet here. Coach
DIedlrch Stolte Is optimistic of Brattle
boro high's chances of winning nnd tho
men of the team also are confident. Fol
lowing Is the list of entries'.
100-yard dash: Brattleboro Harris,
Sherman; Bellows Falls Putnam, Olm
stead; Vermont academy Alton, Dun
lap, Nichols, Baldwin.
220-yard dash: Brattleboro Harris,
Sherman, Rice; Bellows Falls Putnam,
Dean; Vermont academy Burgess, Al
ton, Baldwin, Johnson, Nichols, Dunlap.
.410-yard dash: Brattleboro Sanders,
Sherman, Marrlon, Rice, Fltts; Bellows
Falls Putnam, Adams, Swift, Furger
son, Dean, Leonard; Vermont academy
Aldrlch, Bent, Burgess, Burnett, Gibson.
880-yard run: Brattleboro Sanders,
Rice, Spencer, Harlow, Cook, Adams;
Marrlon; Bellows Falls Adams, Furger
son, Putnam, Leonard; Vermont acad
emy Aldrlch, Bent, Burgess, Burnett.
Mile run: Brattleboro Sanders, Rice,
Spencer, Harlow, Cook, Adams, Marrlon;
Bellows Falls Adams, Furgerson, Put
nam, Leonard; Vermont academy Bent,
Burgess, Burnett, Aldrlch.
220-yard low hurdles: Brattleboro
W. E. Haskell, Angler; Bellows Falls
Lawlpr, Olmstead, Adams; Vermont
academy Baldwin, Johnson, Nichols.
120-yard high hurdles: Brattleboro W.
E. Haskell, M. C. Haskell; Bellows Falls
Lawlor, Olmstead; Vermont academy
Broad Jump: Brattleboro Richardson,
M. C. Haskell, Harris, Harlow, Sher
man; Bellows Falls Swift, Dean, Law
lor, Olmstead, Adams; Vermont acad
emyAlton, Baldwin, Dunlap.
High Jump: Brattleboro W. E. Has
kell, M. C. Haskell, Rice, Thayer; Bel
lows Falls Swift, Olmstead; Vermont
academy Angus, Foster, Johnson, Nlch
oIb. Pole vault: Brattleboro Harris, Thay
er; Bellows Falls Swift, Callahan,
Swltzer; Vermont academy Gleason,
Shot put: Brattleboro W. E. Haskell,
M. C. Haskell, Wheeler: Bellows Falls
Putnam, Swift, Olmstead; Vermont acad
emy Dunlap, Morse, Nichols, Dufur.
Discus throw: Brattleboro M. C. Has
kell, Wheeler, Angler; Bellows Falls
Putnam, Swift, Olmstead; Vermont acad
emy Dunlap, Dufur, Angus, Morse,
GIBSON MAY BE CHOSEN.
"Progressives' to Meet Here Tomorrow
to Dlscuta Candidates for Office, State
There appears to be no doubt that
Judge E.- W. Gibson of Brattleboro will
become a candidate to succeed Repre
sentative Frank Plumley of Northfield
In Congress. A meeting of the "Pro
gressives" (If anybody knowns what that
means) In Windham county has been
called for tomorrow at 2.30 o'clock In
Grange banquet hall to talk over the
question of candidates for office, state
and congressional, and Judge Gibson has
written to persons in various towns ask
ing them to be present. The meeting
will be open to all who believe In pro
gressive measures, Irrespective of their
preferences for president.
When asked If he would be a candi
date for any office Judge Gibson said In
part: "Four years ago when I began the
agitation for the enactment of a prim
ary election law and a corrupt practices
act, I decided not to put myself forward
as a candidate for any position, and to
become a candidate for office only in the
event that by so doing those measures
for which I stand, and In which I be
lieve, will be advanced. I will leave the
matter of determining candidates entire
ly to those who will meet to consider
."The situation Justifies the prediction
that at an early date Vermont will be
redeemed from the control of those poli
ticians who for years dictated Hb polr
Icy and selected Its officials. For years
I have been urging In public addresses'
and through the press, the enactment
of a direct primary. For a considerable
portion of this time I have acted on my
own Initiative because there seemed to
be no one to come forward and stand
with me. Now, after four years of agi
tation, It Is extremely gratifying to find
that the cause Is not lacking of friends
that we will soon have a splendid Or
ganization with which to fight the ma
chine, and for the right of the people
of Vermont to rule themselves."
Surprise for Mr. and Mrs, J. C. DeWltt.
Mr. and Mrs. John C. Dewitt wero the
recipients of a happy surprise on Sat
urday evening in recognition of their
25th wedding anniversary. They went
to Dummerston to be the guests over
Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Tenney.
In the evening their daughter, Miss
Ruth DeWltt. who had remained at
home, aroused their curiosity by telling
them over the telephono of the arrival
of a mysterious package by express. It
was arranged for Mr. and Mrs. Tenney
nnd Mr. and Mrs. DeWltt to como by
automobile to examine the package, and
Miss Dewm met them on Main street
nnd accompanied them In the cor to tho
Canal street home, which was In dark
ness, Mr. DeWltt unlocked the door and
entered, and when he switched on tho
electric lights he ejaculated something
about tho "whole town being herel' ior
the lights revealed' to the home-comers
the" presence qt .about 50 of their Intl.
mate friends, who had gathered nt the
homtf .of Mr. nnd Mrs. A. W, Rockwell
earlier In the evening and who had been
admitted to the DeWltt home by Miss
DeWltt before she left to meet her
father and mother. Greetings and con
gratulations were exchanged, and the
card tables which were In readiness
wol-e soon surrounded by a merry com
pany playing hearts. A choice buffet
which several of the ladles had prepared
was served during the evening. The in
truders made Mr, and Mrs. DeWltt a
gift of $25 In silver, the money helng left
so that they would find It after the
guests had departed. They also received
an equal amount from relatives, another
gift of 25 silver dimes, somo silverware
and other presents. It was an enjoyablo
occasion for all of the participants, and
by Mr. and Mrs. DeWltt It .will always
bo remembered ns one of the particular
ly bright spots In their Uvea.
Senator Crane to Retire,
Senator W. Murray Crane of Massa
chUBetts, announced Tuestlny that he
will not be a candidate for re-election
before tho primaries in bin state next
fall. He said he made a definite de
cision to this effect several months ago.
HIS term will expire March 3, 1913,