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COAL ENOUGH FOR
IMMEDIATE NEEDS
KICKING HORS,E CAUSED MIX-UP.
E. B. Barrows Expects Further
Shipments Soon
Prices Lower In Drattleboro Than In
Most Places, Although 50 Cents More
Than a Year Aqo.
Edward D. Barrows, coal dealer, re
turned Friday from a visit of several
Jays In Now York city, Scranton, Pa., and
other cities In the coal district. He re
turned with the news that the present
.shortage throughout New England proD
ably would bo relieved after Nov. 1.
Druttleboro has not felt the pinch as
Bharply as other towns and cities In
the northeastern section of the country
.as Mr. Barrows has In his sheds a sup
ply sufllclent to last until after Nov. 1.
provided he Is not overwhelmed with
orders. L. B. Yauvey, the other local
dealer, has on hand a small amount of
nut nonl onlv. Local users are fortunate
abso In being able to get coal at prices
lower than those current in Boston and
oUirr cities. Kec coal Is selling here for
J8.25, chestnut for $8.50 and stove for
$8.25. This Is about DO cents a ion nigner
than the nrlces of a year ago.
Hinsdale Is without coal, and while a
reporter of The Phoenix was In Mr,
Barrows's office Wednesday morning a
Hinsdale resident came In and ordered
a load, something almost unprecedented
Mr. Barrows telephoned to the Spencer
Hardware company In Kcene, who deal
in this commodity, while the reporter
was there, and was informed that coal
vtas selling for $10.25 a ton, with 25 cents
discount If paid for on delivery. He then
called Up the Howard Hardware com
pany of Bellows Palls and was told that
In that town coal was selling for the
same price as in Brattleboro, that small
quantities were being received at nor
inal prices and that the Bellows Falls
dealer was not -worrying. In Putney the
shortage is serious and there Is a very
small supply on hand.
Mr. Barrows received word WeJnes
day morning that he could obtain the
three sizes of coal from a New London
wholesaler for $7.51, f. o. b. cars New
London. The freight from New London
to this town is $1 and that would bring
the cost to the local dealer to $8.51.
which is more than he is1 selling It for
at retail at the present time. Another
dealer offered egg and nut coal at $7.40,
f. o. b. cars New London, which would
bring the wholesale price to nearly the
same amount as tne otner uealers prices,
Uoth wholesalers in their letters said
that Mr. Barrows would have to wire
an Immediate reply If he desired
shipment.
The shortage of coal Is laid to various
causes, the chief reason being the short
agp of cars because of the big grain
crop. Another reason Is the four month'
lay-off of the mine workers last winter
ano spring, when the supply was cur
uuiea. according to the mine owners
the supply has not caught up with the
shortage caused then. At present vast
quantities are being shipped by way of
the great lakes, but when these waters
begin to close In with Ice the shipments
will cease and will be diverted to New
Jimgiand. The lakes probably will begl
to freeze over about Nov. 1.
Mr. Barrows brought homo a copy of
uie .-cramon Tribune-ReDUbl can
Oct. 3, which gave the price of chestnut
coai as J5.15 at the mines. With
freight from Pennsylvania to Ttr.ittirfvn
ro, the price is brought to $8.50, approx
imately the wholesale price of coal ship
W. A. Pomfrey bragged Over Dashboard,
His Wife Thrown to Ground and One
Child Run Over by Wheel.
a idnklnir horse caused trouble on
Western avenue opposite the creamery
bridge Wednesday afternoon and as a
result Herbert Pomfrey, 4, son of Mr.
and Mrs. William A. l'omfrey, -was run
over by the rear wheel of a farm -wag
on mrtly loaueu wun upjnes, i j
sustained no serious' Injuries and was
at Play as usual yesterday. Mr. Pomfrey
and family had been after apples and
wero returning to tneir nome on u
llamB street. Near the creamery bridge
another horse and wagon passed them.
The horse Mr. romirey wua uni
was startled and Jumped backward and
the tug-chain was loosened and fell to
the ground.
As the horse 'Walked, he was hit u
the chain at every step and began to
kick, partially wrecking the dashboard.
He continued to kick anu mt. iuuiukj
told his wife, who was sitting on the
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caught and she was thrown to tne
ground and the boy was uiu
hn.i nt iho rir whnpl which went over
him but a few Inches from his hip. Mr.
Pomfrey called to David T. Perry and
other men who were passing to Hold
l.r .1 Hit t ley apparently
did not care to approach the kicking
nnlmal and as they hesitated the other
i.onnrr.o innm. nnd tne norse weiu
forward without the wagon, dragging
nmrrnv nwr the dashboard. HO
steered the nnlmal into a stone wall and
.!, 0,,.-n,l fl linlfl Otl tllO brlUlO.
Dr. A. I Miller came, along In his
automobile in a few minutes and took
the child and Mrs. I'omrrey nome. wr.
inn,rr hltr.hert the horse to the wagon
and continued home with his two other
iHiiirn. who sat In the rear of the
wagon during the excitement.
CHURCH NOTICES.
TTiilturlan church. Itev. E. Q. S. Os
good, pastor. Service Sunday morning
at 10.30, "The true basis or cnurcn uni
ty." Sunday school nt 11.45. All aro wel
come.
Methodist church. Sunday morning
service at 10.30. preaching by the pastor,
God's requirement or man-,' sunaay
school rally 11.45; evening preaching
service at 7 o'clock by the pastor.
Swedish Congregational church. There
will be no meeting in the morning. In
the evening at 7.30 Rev. Roy M. Hough
ton of the Centre Congregational church
will preach. Prayer meeting and preach
ing service Thursday evening at
o'clock, led by Rev. B. O. Hedberg.
Swedish Evangelical Lutheran church,
Services at 10.30 and 7.30. Sunday school
at noon. A class of catechumens, re
cently started, will continue to meet
each Saturday at 10 o'clock In the
church rooms. The young people's so
clety will meet this evening.
Centre Congregational cnurch. Rev,
Roy M. Houghton, minister. Sunday
services: 10.30 a. m., divine worship with
sermon by the pastor: 11.45 a. m., ses
slon of the Sunday school and meeting
of the Brotherhood class. This (Friday)
evening at 7.30 o'clock, devotional ser
vice In the chapel.
First Church of Christ Scientist. Sun
day morning services at 10.45, subject.
"Are sin, disease and death real? Sun
day school at 12.15. Wednesday testl
monlnl meetlnir at 7.45 n. m. Readln
room open Tuesday, Thursday and Sat
urday from 2.30 to 4.30. All are wel
come. Emerson building, Elliot street,
Advent Christian church, Rev. Henry
S. Weeks, pastor. Sermon at 10.45, "Th
Christian's Compensation." Sunday school
at noon. Temperance meeting at 7
m., including readings, music ana
SIX IN BRAWL AT
RAILROAD STATION
of
pod from New London. New Enriand ! exercise by nine children. Bible reading
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nas oeen enjoying mild weather this
fall, but should cold weather set In be
fore Nov. 1, the situation throughout
tins section would become alarming.
This town Is fortunate Inasmuch as Mr.
Barrows Mas a sufficient quantity to last
until shipments can bo made with fair
regularity into New England.
Will Brattleboro Help?
The Home for Destitute Children,
Jlurllngton, now in Its '60th year, has
the promise of $25,000 endowment from
Mrs. Fletcher D. Proctor, in case an
equal amount Is raised. It has often
given tender care to the young from
many parts of our state and has shel
tered 153 the past year. Let all who
can lend a hand. Other plac'es will be
led to help, and before Thanksgiving,
Vermont can claim Mrs. Proctor's no
ble pledge. The treasurer In Burling
ton' Js Mrs. .C. S. Isham, 45 Willard
street
A K. Sturgls, who was the scratch
man In the Valley fair modified Mara
thon race. In which he finished fourth,
wrfs the winner of the regular Mara
thon race at the Brockton fair Friday.
The course was from Boston to Brock
ton, the full Marathon distance of over
2G miles and a big field of long distance
runners from all over the country start
ed. Sturgls's time was 2.39.08 2-5ths.
T. If. Lllley, who was the winner In
Itrattleboro, finished fourth In 2.52.03.
Sockalexls was entered, but did not
start
Tuesday evening at 7.45. Mid-week pray,
er meeting Thursday at 7.30,
Unlversallst church, Rev. D. E. Trout,
minister. Divine worship 10.30 a. m. Ral
ly day will be observed In both church
arid Sunday school. Subject "Interest In
the word of God," Acts 13: 44; Sunday
school 11.45. with social rally day pro
gram; Y. P. C. U. service at 7 p. m
led by Mrs. I. D. Bailey, "A good
ambition." Preaching service In Guilford
Centre at 3 p. m
First Baptist church, Rev. John R,
Gow, D. D., minister. Worship with ser
mon 10.30, "The beginning of the Gos
pel;" rally day In the Bible school, spec
lal exercise at the opening of the ses
slon, to which all are Invited as well
as to the lesson study. Chapel service
at 7.00 p. m., with address by L. W,
Barnard of Mount Hermon school
young people In behalf of the student
volunteers. Home mission Investigation
groups Tuesday at 7.30. Prayer service
Friday at 7.30 p. m., topic for tonight,
"A challenge to revival."
Of all the coal that passes through
New York, 10 out of 18 tons comes from
Pennsylvania.
That over exposure Is Impassible is
the claim of an English Inventor of
new form of photographic plate.
The United States and Canada togeth
er have about 80,000 electric signs, con
taming about 8,000,000 lamps.
Recent tests have shown that ozo
ntzing the air In a room increases the
weight of persons who breath It reg
ularly.
our Arrested After IResisting
Chief and Assistant
In Hot
Lockup
Fists Flew and Blood Flowed
Encounter Lively Scene at
During the Night.
A flst-flRhtlng and cutting affray at
the railroad station Tuesday evening
bout 8.30 o'clock resulted in tho arrest
of four men. Two others escaped, one
f whom Chlef-of-Pollce George Wilson
anxious to arrest on the charge of
assault with a deadly weapon. Tho
four mon arrested appeared before the
municipal court Wednesday morning and
pleaded guilty td the charge of drunk
enness. Three paid their lines and the
ther went to the county Jail In New-
fane to serve a 20-days' sentence.
Chlef-of-Pollce Wilson and Policeman
Ellis Worden were called to tho station
a hurry Tuesday evening nnd on ar
riving there found three men, all intox
icated, fighting among themselves and
another lying on the platform with a
freight brakeman sitting on his chest.
Two of the men were badly battered
nd blood was streaming down the face
the third. Railroad employes told
the officers what had happened and the
four were arrested, but not without
trouble, One of the drunks tried to es
cape, but Policeman Worden chased him
half way across the bridge and caught
him. The entire quartet resisted tho
efforts of tho authorities.
The disturbance began when the six
Intoxicated men gathered in a group.
One was looking for a fight and his
challenges were not long unanswered.
A companion sailed into him nnd there
was "something doing." Miles Cough-
lln, who also was under the Influence of
liquor, stood apart from the fighting
crowd, but suddenly one of the men
reached at him with a knife and In
flicted a long, deep gash under his right
eye and across his nose. Coughlln at
tempted to fight, but his assailant es
caped. Railroad men, residents of the
town and persons waiting for trains had
gathered about the combatants and
when Coughlln was cut they started af
ter the man with the knife.
Daniel Doyle of this town nnd several
other men chased him around the rail
road station, but the fugitive ran in
back of the Swift company's beef-house
and escape 1.
New London brakeman who had
made an extra run hero that afternoon
was standing watching the other men in
their fracas when one of them reached
htm with a sockdolager straight from
the shoulder. The brakeman clinched
his assailant and they fell to the plat
form and rolled over, the railroad men
landing on top, where he remained un
til the police arrived. When the chief
and the patrolman reached the station
four men quickly were placed under ar
rest and another had slipped into the
darkness.
A peculiar feature of the affair was
that the men were not together previous
to the fight, but came together by
chance at the station. Two of them
were friends, but the others were not
acquainted.
when the quartet arrived at the lock
up under the town hall the man with
the cut and bleeding face fancied that
one of the arrested men was the man
who did the cutting and he Jumped up
on him. The officers had difficulty In
separating the combatants. Dr. Thomas
Rice was summoned and dressed Cough
lin's wounds. The men were not locked
in cells and the officers hardly had left
the place when three of the men fancied
that Vernon C. Parker was the man who
had done the cutting and they rushed
at him. He escaped their drunken fury
by locking himself In a cell. One of
the drunks filled a pall with water and
threw It over Parker and followed It
with several more. In desperation the
water-soaked man lifted his mattress
from the cot In the cell and held It be
fore the barred door for protection. The
police returned and saved him from fur
ther trouble by locking the men up.
Chief Wilson brought the men before
the municipal court Wednesday morning
In pairs, not wishing to take a chance
with all four at one time Vernon C.
Parker, a paper hanger, made a sorry
looking spectacle. He pleaded guilty be
fore Judge W. R, Daley and was assess
ed $5 and costs, the costs amounting
to $4.79. He sent a hurry call by tele
phone to his brother, who lives In town,
nnd his line was paid. Dennis Riley,
who has been working In Westmoreland
for Crosby & Parker of this town,
pleaded guilty nnd was assessed $5 and
costs, the costs amounting to $3.79. John
Bowler, laborer, and Miles Coughlln, la
borer, were brought In together. Cough
lln's eye and right cheek were covered
with a bandage and Bowler's nose was
cut and his clothing was stained with
blood. Bowler was lined $5 and costs
of $3.79, which he paid. Coughlln had
been working on E. C. Crosby's build
ing until Tuesday, when he left. Judge
Daley asked him If he had money with
which to pay his fine and he replied, "I
did have, but I wasted It all away on
booze." Coughlln co,uld not remember
tho occurrences of the previous night,
but persons who were at the station say
he was the quietest man of the crew.
by a curious twist of fate, he was the
only man to go to Jail.
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WARDSBORO.
I. J. Dutton has gone to Now York on
business.
Mary Trevarrow is working for Rev.
A. S, Charlton.
Addison Kidder was home from
Townshend over Sunday.
Mrs. Sara Pike Is -visiting at Henry
Hamilton's In Tojynshend.
Mrs. Jane Lackey Is visiting her
daughter, Mrs. Will Stiles, In West
Wardsboro.
A good number from here attended
the Pomona Grange meeting In West
Townshend Thursday.
Mrs. Edna Wright, -who visited her
cousin, Mrs. II. E. Knight, has returned
to her home In Jamaica.
II. C. Benson has moved hlB house
hold goods to his son's, D. I Benson's,
In Londonderry, where he will live.
The A. Z. club will have their month
ly -supper In the town hall next Thurs
day, Oct. 17, from 6 to 8 o'clock. All are
Invited.
Harvey Willard, Fred Underwood,
George Brlggs and Ed. Whltcomb wont
to Somerset by automobile Wednesday
to see the big dam.
Henry Lackey has moved his goods
from the MHon Perry tenement to Pike
Hollow, where he has work for his
father-in-law, A. Pike.
Harry Howard has sold his place to
Mr. Moore of Stratton and bought the
H. C. Benson place Just across the road,
where he will move soon.
WESTMINSTER WEST.
The ladles' aid society met In the
town hall Thursday afternoon.
Judge A. F. Schwenk and family of
Brattleboro were guests at Harlan Good
hue's Sunday.
The woman's home missionary meet
ing was held at the parsonage Wednes
day afternoon.
Mrs. Cora Knapp and children of
Townshend visited at her father's, J. J.
Barnes's last week.
airs. "Willis Clark and two children of
Bellows Falls are visiting at her fath
er's, George Bell's.
Mrs. Martha Miller has returned from
the home of her son, Ira, where she
had been two weeks.
Mrs. Leamon White of Saxtons River
spent several days at her father's, A. W.
Coddlng's, last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brooks and Mrs.
B. A. Walker returned from a 10-days'
visit to Springfield and Holyoke, Mass.,
Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Chapman and Mr.
and Mrs. Harlan Goodhue were In Brat
tleboro Monday and heard President
Taft speak.
Mr. and Mrs. F. U. Chapman and chil
dren and Mr. and Mrs. George Gould
and children spent Sunday In Windham,
going in Mr. Chapman's automobile.
Two handsome monuments have been
placed In the cemetery, one by Hugh
Goodell and the other by Ransom L.
Crowell of Bernardston on his family
lot.
Bert Ormsby Is having a furnace
placed In his house. Mr. Fuller of Sax
tons River Is doing the work. Mr. Ful
ler also Is taking the old furnaces from
the church. He will replace them with
a new one.
A. D. Kerr received a letter from G.
M. Crawford of Richmond county, North
Dakota, saying ho raised this season
2300 bushels of wheat, 1700 bushels of
barley, 1500 bushels of oats, 200 bushels
of flax seed.
Mrs. C. H. Stevens and daughter of
St. Johnsbury are guests at A. P. Ran
ney's and Walter Buxton's. They made
an automobile trip from St. Johnsbury
to Rutland, Manchester ana Bennington,
returning by way of Greenfield and
Battleboro and stopping here on their
way home.
The farmers have been busy filling
their silos the past few weeks. This
has become an Important Industry as
nearly every farmer who has a dairy
has a silo. The large fields of corn have
been unusually handsome this fall, as
the weather has been such that the corn
has made a fine growth.
News was received last week of the
sudden death of Francis C. Hall, son of
Alfred S. Hall of Winchester, Mass.
Mr. Hall was well known foere, his fath
er being a native of the place, and the
family have always been closely Iden
tified with the people here. Much sym
pathy Is expressed for the bereaved
family.
In the Congregational church Sunday
morning the pastor will preach a tem
perance sermon. ' "Why the Christian
should be a total abstainer." In the
evening after the Y. P. S. C. E. meet
ing the sixth sermon on the Acts will
be given. "A synthetla study of the cour
age of the apostles." Church prayer
and conference meeting In the vestry
next Tuesday evening, subject, "What
would you like to do for your commu
nity?" Matt. 23: 37-39; Rev. 21: 1-27.
Last Saturday afternoon the Junior Y.
P. S. C. E. met at Mrs. F. R. Chap
man's and Hillary McElroy was leader.
Rev. Daniel Mclntyre attended the
Windham Union ministers' meeting In
'Brattleboro Monday.
WESTMINSTER.
Four American marines were killed
and six wounded Frldiiy when the Amer
ican forces took the town of Coyotepe
from the Nlcaruguan rebels. Techni
cally the United States Is not engaged
In war. The relations between the
United States are friendly and the ac
tion of Admiral Southerland's naval
force In attacking the rebels Is declared
at the state department purely in pur
suance of the duty Imposed many times
In Central America of forcibly protecting
tho lives and property of Americans and
Europeans, The American forces have
taken .possession of the town of Leon.
After the town was occupied two ma
rines and two sailors were murdered by
treacherous natives.
Reunion of Goodrldge Home Girls.
A reunion of tho girls who were liv
ing at the Harriet Goodrldgo home was
held with Mrs. L. A. Pierce Friday. By
means of a circular letter which started
aobut a year ago 10 of the girls former
ly at the home have kept In touch with
each other. Eight of these girls were
present. Gladys. Watson, who had Just
entered a hospital to become a nurse I
and Mrs. Alfred Smith (Rose Bourette),
who lives In Farley, were unable to be
present. At 2 o'clock all sat down to
dinner. Just after the arrival of the
last of the company. The meal was en
livened by reminiscences or their lives
spent at the home, the pranks played on
each other and those having them In
charge.
Those present were Daisy Willard and
Mildred Pierce of Saxtons River, Miss
Willard being a teacher In Chester;
Gladys Blood of. Hanover, N. H.; Grace
Spaulding of West Lebanon; Ada (Bel
lows) Horten of Felchvllle; Mrs. Sam
uel Winn (Lillian Barrett) of West
Chesterfield, N. H.; Mrs. Elmer Aldrlch
(Cassle Bourette) and baby, Lawrence,
of Hinsdale, N. H.; Mrs. Wallace Good
rich (Agnes Avery) and her son, Rob
r T.-oaMo r tt . htm a t
Knowlton of Walpole, wlio was assist
ant matron of the home part of the
time.
After dinner the girls and their old
time chaperone visited their old haunts,
going to the cottages where many a
Jolly time had been spent picnicking.
On their return, old-time friends came
to call and offered congratulations. An
Informal luncheon was served by willing
helpers to the girls and their friends
from G.S0 to 7 o'clock. After the last
guest of the evening had left, Miss
Gladys Blood, who was In San Francisco
at the time of the earthquake, gave a
very Interesting description of things
seen by herself and mother during
those trying days. Many old-time songs
were sung and the olJ quartet gave
some special music, closing with "Good
Night," with Miss Blood as accompanist
on the organ. As the girls," In all the
Joy of young womanhood, left for their
rooms for the night a voice from tho
head bf the stairs was heard In warning
tones; "Hush, there's a baby up here."'
Through the courtesy of Mrs. Lynn
Fullam, who now owns the old home,
the girls had the pleasure of visiting
the old familiar rooms the following
morning. Just before the first girl left
on the 9.30 a. m, train Clarence Wright
appeared with camera In hand, which
completed their every wish. At 3.30 tho
last good-bye was said and every one
who had been present at the reunion
felt that they had had an uplift which
would remain through life. Nothing In
this world pays better than helping
girls to noble womanhood. "Tho hand
that rocks the cradlo rules the world."
The decorations In the dlnlngroom
and parlor and living room were In
green and red through the kindness of
S. A. Pierce. Place cards at the table
bore the date of the meeting with "H.
G. H, Reunion" on one side and were
tied with knots of red ribbon.
Mrs. Pierce and the girls have a large
collection of pictures taken at different
times from tho opening of the home
with Mrs. Jessie Starkey with two
Bmall girls until Its close. One plcturo
taken at Kurn Ha(tln with 75 girl and
boys when the Junior Christian Endeav
or society was being entertained there
was of great Interest to all, and last
In the group of pictures but not least,
was one of "Don," Ada's "kitty", -which
was rescued by Mrs. Bishop at tho
time Kurn Hattln was burned. "Don"
Is now nine years old. .
Manchester, X. II., as a delegate from
Walpole Rebekah lodge to the lGth an
nual session of the Rebekah assembly
of New Hampshire. A banquet was
given Oct. 9 in honor of Grand Sire
Charles A. Kellar,' who also Is the
Charles A. Kellar. Mrs. Holmes attended
the banquet.
Mrs. George C. Wright attended Gov.
Mead's reception In Montpeller last
week. Mrs. Wright went yesterday with
her father, Judge Kellogg, to New York
city. He will go from there to Wash
ington, D. C, and then to California to
spend the winter with his nephew, H.
K. Wllllard. Miss Florence Metcalf left
Tuesday for Jacksonville, Fla., to spend
the -winter.
Mr. and Mrs. S, A. Pierce and Mrs.
Julia Lyman, sister of Mrs. Pierce, left
Wednesday for their home In Kansas
City, Mo. Owing to Mrs. Pierce's recent
Illness she and Mrs. Lyman will stay a
few days In Greenville, N. II., with Mrs.
Nellie Hall and Miss Carrie Lyman. Mr,
Pierce will go to New York city to stay
a few days before leaving for his home
In the West.
Blood Humors
Commonly cause pimples, bolls, hives,
eczema or salt rheum, or some other
form of eruption; but sometimes they
exist In tho system, indicated by feel
ings of weakness, languor, loss of ap
petite, or general debility, without
causing any breaking out.
They are expelled and the whole sys
tem Is renovated, strengthened and
toned by
Hood's Sarsaparilla
Get It today In usual liquid form or
chocolated tablets called Sarsatabs.
CAM BRIDGEPORT.
n. T. Phelps Is having a monument
erected on his lot In the cemetery.
Several people from this village went
to Brattleboro Monday to hear President
Taft's address.
The ladles' aid society will hold their
annual fair In November, further notice
of which will be given.
Richard Arnold left Saturday for his
home In Marathon, Texas. He will visit
a day with his brother. Mark, in St.
Louis,
Miss Rest and Miss Ruth Metcalf of
Hinsdale have been spending the past
week with their grandmother, Madam
Metcalf,
Mrs. John Holmes went Wonday to
Death of Alice (Weaver) Weiton.
Mrs. Alice Weaver Weston, 2S, wife of
Eugene P. Weston of Bellows Falls, died
In the home of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Solon J. Weaver, at 2.30 o'clock
Saturday afternoon, Oct. 5, after an 111
iips of but two days. She vas stricken
Thursday afternoon while visiting their
home, and although she nau appeared to
bo enjoying fairly good health up to
that time, she sank rapidly Into a state
of diabetic coma, from which all efforts
of two physicians to rally her proved
unavailing.
Mrs. Weston was born In Cambridge
port March 17, 1SS1, and was a member
of the Congregational church and
Christian Endeavor society of this place.
She attended the high school In Bellows
Falls, graduating in June, 1902, and was
the valedictorian of her class. After
graduating she took a years post-graduate
course and then began teaching In
the public schools of the town. This she
continued to do until her marriage to
Mr. Weston, which took place Sept. 23,
1907. Slnco then they had lived in Bel
lows Falls.
Mrs. Weston was a young woman of
sterling qualities. She loved her home
and made It attractive. Being well eu
ucated, well read, and possessed of
much literary taste, executive ability
and a love for humor, she was an In
tcrestlng person to meet, while a fur
ther acquaintance disclosed her cheery,
lovublo and helpful nature and won
many loving friends for her. Besides her
husband and parents she leaves one
brother, Edward D. Weaver of Saxtons
River.
The funeral, which was very largely
attended, was held In the home In Cam
brldgeport at 1 p,.m. Tuesday. The ser
vice was conducted by Pastor Sweet of
the local church, -who paid touching
tribute to the deceased, -whose thought
ful and kindly acts of Christian service
for others had claimed his attention
many times. The singing, consisting of
two very sweetly rendered and beauti
ful duets, was by the Misses Wright of
Saxtons River. The floral tributes were
many and beautiful. The coffin was fair
ly banked In with beautiful flowers,
showing that there had been many
givers.
One line tribute was from the ojjlco
force of the freight department of the
Boston & Maine railroad In Bellows
Falls, where Mr, Weston Is employed.
A beautiful wreath of roses came
from the lodge of Odd Fellows
at Saxtons River, of which Mr.
Weston Is a member. Among other
pieces was a basket Of unusually beau
tiful sweet peas, the gift of a woman
friend in Newfane with the explanation
that she received them at the distribu
tion of flowers by Mrs. Taft, wife of
the President, while she was In that
place the day before. The burial took
place In tho Weston lot In the cemetery
In Saxtons River.
Among those who attended the funcr
nl from out of town were Mr. and Mrs.
George Dlmond of Boston, Arthur Dl-
mond of Medford, Mass., Miss Carrie
Daggett of Barre Plains, Mass., Miss
Helen Warren of Keene. N, II., ana Mr.
and Mrs. William M, Buchanan of Bos
ton. By special corresponaenu
GRAFTON.
W. S. Eaton is visiting In Fltchburg,
Mass.
Miss Nellie Kingsbury was at home
over Sunday.
Mrs. Etta Hall visited In Chester from
Friday to Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. John Dompler were In
West Townshend Sunday.
lAfr nml Mra Hpnt-PA Wtlnnn wpr. In -
Charlestown, N. H., over Sunday.
The Willing Workers will meet at
Mrs. Treadwell's Saturday afternoon at
2.30.
Mrs. O. L. Wilson visited from Satur
day to Monday with Mr. Wilson at New-fane.
Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Church of New
iorK cuy speni a lew uays nere ima
week.
V. A. Wilbur and several men are
potatoes.
to Providence. .
C. C. Culver, who Is staying wl.th A.
B. Culver, Is confined to the housfl with
an Injury to his knee.
A special service will be heldf In the
Baptist church Sunday evening, when
Mr. Glynn and Rev. Mr. Masoni'of Sax
tons River will give a reporf of the
Baptist state convention. The- meeting
will be a union one, as usual
WEST CHESTERFIELD, IN. H.
Ed. Welcome, with his machine and
other men, has been busy twsN weeks
lining alios.
s..
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Trendall return
ed last week from a visit to Springfield
and Chlcopee. 4
Mrs. Edwin H. Farr, who came to at
tend the burial of her father, William'
Stark, last week, left for her home la
Ohio Wednesday.
The body of William Stark, SI, ,wa
brought from Northampton Sept. 30. Fu-A
neral services were held and the buriab
took place In the family lot In the West
cemetery.
Great Britain Imported 1.2S7.7C5 rabbit
skins the first six months of this year.
Beginning June 1, New York will pro
hibit the use of wooden mouldings for
enclosing electric wires.
IF WOMEN ONLY KNEW
What a Heap of Happiness It Would'
Bring to Brattleboro Homes. '
Hard to do housework with an achln&r
back. '
Brings you hours of misery at leisure
or at work.
If women only knew the cause that
Backache pains often come from weak
kidneys,
'Twould save much needless woe.
Doan's Kidney Pills are for weak kid
neys, Read what a Brattleboro citizen says:
Mrs, M, E. Moore, 3 Elm street, Brat
tleboro, Vt., says: "For several months
l suffered from dull backaches and In
the morning when I arose, I often had
headaches and dlizy spells. A neigh
bor had used Doan's Kidney Pills with
such good results that I was finally in
duced to try them, getting a box at
F. H. Holden's Drug Store. They en
tirely relieved me of backacfie and re
moved tho other symptoms of my troub
le. I have felt like a different person
slnco then and consequently am pleas
ed to recommend Doan's Kidney pills.
For sale by all dealers. Price 50
cents. Foster-Mllburn Co., Buffalo, New
York, sole agents for the United States.
Remember the name Doan's and take
no .other,

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