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VOL. LXXIX.
JBRATTLEBORO, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1912.
NO. 42.
JUST IN, A LARGE INVOICE OF
Bed Room Furniture
FROM ONE OF THE BEST GRAND
RAPIDS FACTORIES
Elegant designs in solid mahogany. We sell
the suites complete or pieces separately.
Beds, Dressers, Chiffoniers, Ladies' Dressing
Tables, Cheval Mirrors, Writing Tables and Wash
Stands.
It is a pleasure for us to show, come often.
EMERSON & SON
Everything for Housekeeping
BRATTLEBORO. VT.
Do You Want a Home or Investment ?
Tho John Galvln estate on Walnut street Is ollercd for pale through our agency,
this Isup-to-date In every way with n chance to build another house on tbo property.
Tho Asa Field estate on Prospect street, will be sold as a whole or divided In lots
to suit tho purchaser.
The Prouty house on Central street, two tcnements.Ilargc lot.
Theso with other properties can be seen at any time.
Several bargains In small and large farms.
Wc handle property In all towns. Caro of estates. Kent Collections
S. W. EDGETT & COMPANY, Brattleboro, Vt.
New England Real Estate Agents
There is not a place in New
England where the farmers
and consumers' obtain their
grain so cheap as Brattleboro.
This is caused by our excep
tional Railroad facilities.
In addition to this, wc arc
retailing at wholesale price, to
reduce our stock.
E. CROSBY & CO.
Warehouse Call 135
Office Calls 104-105
FREE LECTURE
ON
Christian Science
Will be Given at the
AUDITORIUM
Thursday, Oct. 31
AT 8 O'CLOCK P. M.
BY
'Mr. Clarence C. Eaton, C. S. B.
OF TACOMA, WASHINGTON
Authorized Lecturer of The First
Church of Christ, Scientist, of
Boston, Mass.
Everyone Cordially Invited.
CHRYSANTHEMUMS
A cry choice lot Just coming on. Prompt
attention given to out ot town orders.
For everything In the llorul line, try
HOPKINS, the Florist
144 Western Ave., Brattleboro, Vt.
Toiephono 137. On car line.
MARION'S
Dancing School
ODD FELLOWS HALL
Evening Class Tuesday, Oct. 22
' at Eight o'clock
WALTZ, TWO-STEP AND
' SCHOTTISCHE
TeVms : Gentlemen $5.00.
V Ladies $2.50.
l'XyAIlIiB SECOND LESSON
Ten VLessoiis and Reception
Fp'rVrlvate Lessons, telephone H7-W
J0B printing.
... HIL.UKJVJ.il OC LU.
We Show the Largest Stock and
Best Assortment of
Street and Stable
Blankets
in the county. AH 5-A quality.
We are making prices to
move them quickly
ROBBINS&COWLES
Hardwarcmen
High Grade Stock
AUCTION
50 Head of Cattle 50
We will sell the following property at
public auction, at the W. E. Pierce farm
in Putney, Vt.,
Thursday, Oct. 24
at 1 o'clock, sharp.
.31 High grade Holstein and Guernsey
heifers 31.
3 Thoroughbred Holstein heifers 3.
Thoroughbred Holstein Hull.
15 Holstein Cows IS.
Due in November and December.
HOWARD BROTHERS.
A. W. J. Wilkins, Auctioneer.
MADAM DeMARA'S
Hair and Scalp
Invigorator
1 wish to notify the public that my
Hair Invigorator will grow hair on bald
heads, and also cleanses the scalp of
any Infliction, such as dandruff or any
scalp trouble. Will also stop the hair
from coming out, of old and young.
Myself and daughter nre the proof. It
shows what It has done for us and
many others. Price 50 cents a bottle;
also BO cents for treatment. Strictly
pure. Without spirits or drugs. Sham
pooing 50 cents. Open Aug. 20.
MADAM DeMARA
67 Main Street Brattleboro, Vt.
go MORTGAGES go
THAYER & GALE
Minneapolis, Minn.
Good Vermont References,
BRICK
VERMONT BRICK COMPANY
PUTNEY, VT.
Manufacturers of high grade building brick
1 Pay Highest Cash Prices for Rags,
lubbers, Metals, llldcj. Skins and Bones
GEORGE GASS, 22 FLAT STREET
Telephone 676-M.
The "BEST SELLING" new
BOOKS and hundreds of titles
In the POPULAR EDITIONS
CLAPP & JONES
WEARiMM RUBBERS
Is Your Bank Account
Small?
We arc interested in it, nevertheless, for lnnny of our best
accounts were nt one time small.
We would like to have you deposit with us, and wc promise
every courtesy nnd convenience wc enn give you.
t per cent Interest allowed on Savings Deposits.
BRATTLEBORO
Night School
TUESDAY AND THURSDAY
EVENINGS
Bookkeeping, Shorthand, Typewriting, Civil
Service, Penmanship, Special English Classes, etc.
CLAWSON - HAMILTON COLLEGE
INCORPORATED
BRATTLEBORO, VERMONT,
WANTED.
WANTED
Aged.
Laundress nt Home for
41-tf
WANTED Farm with stock, crops anil
tools; easy payments. 1'. O. Box 882.
WANTED The care of aged or Invalid
people for their farm or home. Box 882.
WANTED An order clerk on grocery
team. K. B. BUFFUM, South Vernon, Vt.
WANTED Live poultry and strictly
fresh eggs. EVANS BROS.. Townshend.Vt
WANTED Five young men to pick
, .. t- , it ii :i In Rvat I n n r- I".
U)lito. oiaiv nuijco 111 ...oh ...it.... w
W. AMIDON, Grove P. P.. Halifax. Vt,
WAWTFn itnv In hlmtprv and vounir
man In cylinder press room. Apply to
superintendent. VERMONT PRINTING
CO., Brattleboro.
WANTED Young man of good habits
to learn the building business. Apply to
PELLETT BROS., new Crosby elevator,
J. C. Pel(ett, Mgr. 26-tf
WANTED A few furnished rooms for
light housekeeping, with use of bath;
good location, reasonable rent. W. J. 11.,
Room 56, 146 Summer St., Boston.
WOMEN If you want work, sell guar
anteed hosiery to wearer; big commis
sion; make $10 dally; experience unnec
essary. Address INTERNATIONAL.
MILLS, 3038 Chestnut, Philadelphia.
MEN If you want work, sell guaran
teed hosiery to wearer; big commission;
make $10 dally; experience unnecessary.
Address INTERNATIONAL MILLS, 3038
Chestnut, Philadelphia. Pa.
WANTED Gentleman will board driv
ing horse at livery through winter
months In return for Its use. Light, per
sonal use and kind treatment assured.
Address, with description or outfit,
"DRIVER," Post Office Box 5G2, Brattle-
Doro, vt. r
42
WANTED First class man in men's
clothing store in Greenfield, Mass., one
who thoroughly understands the business
and capable of taking full charge. Best
of references required. A good oppor
tunity for the right party. Address
"STORE," care The Phcenlx office. 42
SPECIAL NOTICES.
H. C. STREETER, U. S. Pension Claim
Agent, Crosby block, Brattleboro, Vt.
LOST On Main or- Elliot Streets, a
grav glove. Will finder kindly bring It
to The Phoenix ofllce.
EXCLUSIVE AGENCY for three-plece-ln-one
"MARCELLA" underwear. E. G.
BROOKS, 35 North Main St. 37-44
SLATING and ROOFING of all kinds
and chimney cleaning done to order.
E. D. TORRBY, 6 Canal St., Brattleboro.
SAM ZAR, 78 Elliot St., buys rags,
metals, rubbers, papers; cash or trade.
Highest prices. Mall card and I will call.
Tel. 37 V.
LOST Vermont Savings Bank Book
No. 5993, Issued Sept. 18, 1901. Pease
send, or give any Information concern
ing same to the Vermont Savings Bank,
Brattleboro, Vt.
Oct. 15, 1912.
PUBLIC STENOGRAPHER
Katharine Dunlevy Room 6, Crosby Block
Telephone ill -12
NOTICE
I, Floyd G. Coolldge, of Springfield,
Mass., will no longer be liable for bills
contracted by my wife, she refusing to
live with me aB a loyal wife. 40-42
MAPLE LOGS
Parties In position to deliver clear,
sound MAPLH I.OG8 dining, tho winter,
cither at our mill or on board cars at
nearby points, are Invited to submit of
fers to VERMONT LAST BLOCK COM
PANY, Brattleboro, Vt. 42
BOYCE'S
TRYMORE
Havana 5c Cigar
"Try one and you'll try more."
About 20,000 Rolls of
Wall Paper
to be sold at one-third discount for
one week, beginning Saturday, Oct.
19. Former prices from 5c to 80c,
Just around the corner, 8 High St.'
HERTZBERG BROS.
Plcturo Framing a Specialty
TRUST COMPANY
FOR SALE,
FOR SALE No. 1 horse hay. HENRY
R. BROWN. Brattleboro. Vt. 35-tf
FOR SALE A lot of thoroughbred pigs
and several cows. F. W. CHILDS.
FARMS Weekly circular free. Dept.
161, P. F. Leland, 31 Milk St., Boston.
FOR SALE Thoroughbred Chester
White pigs. TOWN FARM, Brattleboro.
FOR SALE Hay, loose or baled, for
cash only. HOUGHTON FARM. Putney,
FOR SALE New milch cow, good for
family use. J. G. STAFFORD, Brattle-by0-
42-tf
FOR SALE A new house on Belmont
AY&.A, bargain for somebody. S. B.
EMERSON. 39. tf
FOR SALE 1 cheap horse, 1 heavy
work horse. Enquire of W. F. rtlCH
ARDSON CO. 88.tr
,PR SALE Good woST horse, weight
1200. L. A. HOWARD, Brattleboro. Tel
ephone 16-12. 32. tf
FOR SALE Or to Rent. Two tene
ment house, 401 Western Ave. Tel. 293
W. J. L. BARNEY. 42-43
FOR SALE Fine pair Holstein steers,
3 years old. Broken to work. L. O
CLAPP, Northfield, Mass. 40-42
FOR SALE Two bay horses. 8 years
old, weigh 2400 pounds. Jl'Lll'S EXNER.
est Brattleboro, Tel. 277 X. 42-tf
FOR SALE Well-bred Buff Orping
ton hens. Price reasonable. FAYETTE
MILLER, McVeigh Farm, Brattleboro.
FOR SALE Two houses; 1 building
I,?rt.iJy 8 rods- Must be 80ld- C. W.
WARD. 12 Pleasant St.. Brattleboro. Vt.
FOR SALE Two-tenement house and
barn; half an acre cultivated land. Good
location in Brattleboro. Address G, Phce
nlx ofllce.
FOR SALE Two-tenement house and
barn; half an acre cultivated land. Good
location In Brattleboro. Address O.
Phcenlx office. 41-lw
FOR SALE Registered -Ayrshire bull,
15 months old, good Individual froiri
heavy producing--and 'prize winning
stock. FAYETTE MILLER, McVeigh
Farm. Brattleboro. 40-tf
FOR SALE Wood lot, 100 acres; estl
niated to cut 600,000 feet lumber, mostly
hardwood, .3 miles to railroad station;
also house and barn with garden. Good
location, pleasant. For particulars In
quire 15 Frost Place, Brattleboro, Vt.
FOR SALE Large Crawford range, 9
Inch griddles, 22-Inch oven and 10-gallon
reservoir. The stove will burn wood or
coal; good country stove cheap; also a
large p. p. Stewart heating stove six
feet tall; Just right for a hall or church;
coal burner. J. E. ROGERS, 51 Main
St., Brattleboro.
TO RENT.
TO RENT Pleasant tenement nt 4 Lo
cust St, 42-tf
TO RENT Small, pleatnnt tenement at
19 South Main St.
TO RENT Furnished rooms with heat
nnd gas. "K" care The Phcenlx.
TO RENT Two pleasant tenements at
6 Myrtle street. C. B, CROWELL.
TO RENT Two tenements on Blrge
Street. HOLDEN fc MARTIN. 38-tf
TO RENT Plcnsant 7-room house. In
quire of II. F. WEATI I E R II E A D, West
Brattleboro. , 37-tf
TO RENT Preferably to young vom
nn, pleasant furnished room, heated, In
quire of MISS FARNUM, Phrnnl office.
TO RENT Two or three steam tieat
ed unfurnished rooms 011 North Mnln St.
Reasonable. Telephone 203, ask for Mr.
Bernnd, 42-lw
AUCTION SALE
As I nm going to California I will soil
the following personal property by public
auction on Saturday, October 26, at 1
o'clock p, m.. at 9 Elm street, Brattle,
boro:
Two chamber sets, 2 bedsteads, 3 sets
springs, 2 mattresses, folding cpt bed,
commode, couch, desk, lot of dining, rock
ing nnd easy chairs, dining, kitchen nnd
2 centre tablet, Eddy ice. box, lot-of nice
pictures, mirrors, clocks, Gold Coin range,
nice gas range, coal heater, carpets, win
dow screens, wnshlng mnchlne, organ,
pop corn wagon nnd equipment, crock
ery, glassware, tinware, Ironware nnd a
hundred other things too numerous to
mention.
W. N. RICE.
A. W. J. Wilkins, Auctioneer.
If the National writes it
It Is right. All our forms of policies are
correct. The money you pay buys that
money's worth, National Life Insurance
Company, Montpeller, Vt (Mutual,)
H. E. TAYLOR & SON,
Insurance. Crosby Block, 8ratttoro.
TEN PAGES
BRATTLEBORO.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER IS, 1912.
THE VERMONT PH(ENIX.
Published In Drattleboro every Friday by
THE VERMONT PHtBNIX COMPANY
W. E. HUIWARD
President and Treasurer.
SUBSCRIPTION PRICE $1.50 A YEAR;
$1.00 for eight months; 7i cents for six
months; SO cents for four months; 40 cents
for three months. All subscriptions are pay
able str ctly in advance, and all papers are
stopped promptly at their expiration unless
the subscriptions are renewed.
Kates of display advertising furnished on
application. Small claisilficd advertisements,
10 cents per line first insertion, five cents
per line each subsequent insertion.
(Entered at the Brattleboro post office as
second class mail matter.)
THE ATTACK ON ROOSEVELT.
Americans everywhere heard of the at
tack upon ex-President Roosevelt with
shudders of horror and abhorrence. There
Is general rejoicing In the reassuring
news that Col. Roosevelt will recover.
The event reminds us again that our
great public men nre never safe from the
bullets of the" fanatic. Three American
presidents have died from the assassin's
hand within less than 50 years, and our
only living ex-presldent has escaped un
der circumstances which could not be re
peated without n fatal result. We may
surround our men In high places with
police and secret service men, but so
long as they appear at public functions
and mingle freely with the people they
are never safe. It would have been no
difficult undertaking for any crank to
have killed either Roosevelt or Taft when
they recently made trips by automobile
through New England, speaking In many
towns and cities. Col. Roosevelt cer
tainly demonstrated the strenuous life,
of which he Is the foremost exponent. In
declaring that he would make his speech
or die after he was shot Monday night.
It took courage and nerve for a man
with a bullet deeply Imbedded In his
chest to stand up to address an audience
an hour before receiving surgical treat
ment. We may disagree with Col. Roosevelt
with the' policies which he Is advocating
In this campaign and with his 'present
attitude toward President Taft and the
Republican party, but none of us will
deny that he Is a brave and resourceful
man. We do not believe that the Inten
sity of the campaign brought about the
near-tragedy. The papers on the person
of the assailant, showing that he believed
he had been visited In a dream by, the
spirit of President McKlnley nnd order
ed to avenge McKlnley's murder, Indicate
pretty consluslvely a disordered mind.
Whether tho uttack will have any ef
fect on the result of the campaign Is a
question which no one can answer now,
but It will undoubtedly have a tendency
to ameliorate bitterness In the discussions'
of the next two weeks. President Taft Is
not discussing politics from the stump,
and Gov. Wilson recognizes the propri
eties in announcing that he shall give
up his share in the speaking campaign
until such time as Col. Roosevelt is suf
ficiently recovered to resume.
President Tuft's order Tuesday trans
ferring 35,000 more fourth clnss post
masters to the classified service was
ubout the final blow In knocking out the
spoils system in .politics.
Boston Americana World's Championship.
With Wood pitted against Tesreau
Boston won Its second victory from
New York Friday In tho world's series.
The game was played at New York nnd
the score was 3-1. Boston made eight
hits, New York nine. Gardner, the Ver
mont 'boy, was a factor In the victory,
scorliig two runs and hitting the ball
for a single nnd triple.
Boston won a third victory on the
homo grounds Saturday, 2 to 1, The hero
of the contest was Boston's youngest
pitcher, Hugh Bedlent, formerly ot the
Fall River club of tho New England
lengue. He held New York to three hits.
New. York came back Monday, tak
ing the game 5 to 2. O'Brien, who start
ed on the slab for Boston, was pounded
all over the lot In the first Inning, when
all of New York's runs were scored.
Collins, who took his place In the sec
ond Inning, held New York scoreless the
remainder of the game.
Now York pounded Joe Wood for
seven hits nnd six runs In the first In
ning at Boston Tuesday, and then
touched Hall for five runs and nine
hits In the remainder of the game, win
ning easily 11 to 4. Boston found Tes
reau for nine hits. Including a homer In
the second Inning by Larry Gardner.
This was the first four-sacker of the
scries, but It was duplicated a little
Liter In the gamo by Capt. Doyle of
New York. ,
Boston won tho final game and cham
pionship Wednesday, 3 to 2, 11 Innings.
The veteran Mathewson wns pitted
against tho youthful Bedlent. New York
scored a am In the third Inning. Bos
ton tied the scoro In the seventh, when
Henrikson. a pinch hitter, with a two
bagger, brought Capt. Stahl home.
Wood went Into the box for Boston
In tho eighth and finished tho game.
New York secured another run In tho
10th. In tho Inst half of this Inning
Snodgrass muffed a lly from Englo's
bat, and the runner reached second. Af
ter Hooper went out on n lly to Snod
grass, Yerkes wns passed. Speaker hit
safely and Englo scored. With two on
bases Gardner hit n long fly to Devoro
and Yerkes came home with the win
ning run.
A Log on the Track
of the fast express means serious
trouble ahead If not removed, so does
loss of appetite. It means lack of vi
tality, loss of strength and nerve weak
ness. If appetite falls, take Electric
Bitters quickly to overcome the cause
by toning up tho stomach, and curing
the Indigestion. Michael Hesshetmer of
Lincoln, Neb,, had been sick over three
years, but six bottles of Electric Bit
ters put him right on his feet again.
They have helped thousands. They give
pure blood, strong nerves, good digestion.
Only 50 cents at Wilfred F, Root's and
at F, II. Holden's.
BRATTLEBORO PERSONAL.
Mrs. Margaret Gntty went to Spring
field, Mass., yesterday.
Mrs. E. J. Watermnn nnd Miss Ruth
W. Chllds went to Boston yesterday,
Miss Mnry Averlll went Tuesdny to
Cambridge, Mass., to make nn extended
visit.
Mrs. Allnn D. Brown returned Monday
after a visit of several days with friends
In Barre.
Frank H. Brasor will appear In the
role of the Mayor of Hnmelin In "The
Pled Piper."
Mrs. Marshall A. White of Jamaica
is spending a week with her brotneY,
Henry J, Allen.
Miss Alice Wright, formerly with
Miss Cheney, now has rooms with Miss
Hntch at 10 Cedar street.
Mr. and Mrs. Don Scovell have re
turned from Barre, where they were
guests of Mrs. M. S, Hall.
H. A. Streeter of Wate,rbury, Conn.,
visited with his parents, Capt. nnd Mrs.
H. C. Streeter, Sunday and Monday.
Mrs. George E. Giecne, who- went to
Boston Friday, will visit some time In
Brookllne and Somervllle before return
ing. George Seaver returned Monday from
Newport, N. If., where he was called by
the death of his brother-in-law, George
Parker.
Mr. und Mrs. F. C. Adums have been
taking an automobile trip of three or
four days through Windham county towns
this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Addison Hall of New
York, who were guesls at F. SC. Dickin
son's a few days, returned home Tues
dny afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Iiwrence Mclntyre of
Chicago visited the first of the week with
Mr. Mclntyre's uncle, II. R. I-awrence,
whllo on their way to New York and
Washington.
Mrs. E. E. Welch of Elliot street went
Saturday to Hoosick Falls, N. Y., and
on Monday went from there to Scranton,
Pa., where she is a guest of her brother,
L. C. Barnard.
Fred L. Houghton, J. G. L'llery and .Mr.
Gregory of Dummerston left Tuesday on
a trip to Chicago. They will attend
dairymen's meetings In several states be
fore returning.
H. R. Lawrence leturned Saturday
night from Fltchburg, where he was
Judge of all the exhibition horses at the
Falulah Valley fair, held on Thursday,
Friday nnd Saturday.
John A. Farnum of Worcester, Mass.,
and Miss Jennie Lllley of Wllllmantlc,
Conn., visited Mr. Fiirnum's sister, Miss
Bessie L. Farnum, Saturday and Sun
day. They made the trip by automobile.
Ralph Pettee, who has been employed
several years by the American Express
company here, has been promoted to
the position of agent at Lancaster, N.
H and will report for duty there Oct.
20.
Harold Smith, district deputy grand
patriarch, and W. E. Combs, jast
grand representative, went to Lualow 10
attend the meeting of the eighth dis
trict encampments ofjOdd Fellows Mon
day. Mrs. A. L. Gale went to Bernardston
Wednesday to attend' the wedding of
Miss Helen Douglas and William Field,
both of that town. She expects to go to
Belchertown, to . jpe,nd Bunday wijh her
brother.
Mrs. L. M. Carpenter and Mrs. Al
vina Tripp will go Monday to Cam
bridge, N. Y., to visit relatives. Later
they will go to Greenwich, N. Y., and
Manchester, this state. They will be
away about 10 days.
Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Addis nnd Mr.
and Mrs. Chnrles A. McRae went by au
tomobile to Boston Tuesday. They will
attend the electrical show, and at one of
the meetings of the electricians Mr. Ad
dis will deliver a' paper.
Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Rice of 9 Elm
street will leave about Nov. 1 for San
Diego, Calif. They will remain there dur
ing the winter and If they find the cli
mate and conditions to their liking they
will make their home permanently on
the Pacific coast. Mr. Rice has been
employed between six nnd seven years In
the Estey Organ factory. Mr. Rice ad
vertises an auction to be held at his
home Saturday, Oct. 26, at 1 p. m., when
he will sell a quantity of furniture,
household goods and other articles.
MRS. SARA (McVEIGH) miller.
Mrs. Sara A. (McVeigh) Miller, 33,
wife of Fayette Miller, who lives on the
McVeigh farm, died about 9 o'clock Wed
nesday evening. She had been critically
111 two weeks with brlthts disease and
her health had been somewhat Impaired
with the disease about four years. She
was born in Brattleboro, Oct. 28, 1878,
and was the daughter of Matthew and
Mary Jane (Boyce) McVeigh. She at
tended the public schools here nnd at
West Brattleboro' academy and after
wards taught school two years In dis
tricts No. 6 and No. 15 and for 11 or
12 years In the third grade of the Canal
street school. She was married June 23,
1903, to Fayette Miller, for several years
employed In the Grange store and now
engaged In farming. After their mar
riage they lived on Horton place until a
year ago last spring, when they moved
to tho McVeigh farm In district No. 6.
Mrs. Miller was a member of St. Mi
chael's Episcopal church and of Dennis
Rebekah lodge, of which organization she
was noble grand In 1911. She leaves her
husband, mother, two sisters, Miss Eliz
abeth McVeigh and Mrs. Jerome A. Aml
don of this town, nnd three brothers,
Thomas II. McVeigh of Stafford, Conn.,
Matthew W. McVeigh of Patchogue, L.
I., and Joseph E. McVeigh of West Brat
tleboro, The funeral will be held In the homo
at 2.30 tomorrow afternoon. Rev,
Andrew Harper, Jr., officiating. The
burial will take place In Meeting House
Hill cemetery nnd Dennis Rcbeknh lodge
will conduct tho committal service.
Tho death of Mrs. Miller has brought
sorrow to a very wide circle of friends.
She was a woman of especially pleasing
personality and of noticeable sweetness
of temperament, nnd her life wns full of
kindly deeds and cheerful ministrations
to others. In the public schools she en
deared herself to the pupils and teachers,
and especially was she held In deep re
gard In the lodge of Rebekohs, whero she
was a particularly active and efficient
worker, as has been her husband In
Wantnstlquet lodge and other organiza
tions of Odd Fellows.
BRATTLEBORO PERSONAL,
II. T. Riley went yesterday to Lan
caster, N. H., where he took part In
conferring tho third degree of tno
Knights of Columbus with the Kcene
third degree team last evening.
Robert Nesbltt went Monday to
Springfield. Mass., to undergo an opera
tion for whnt Is thought to be a can
cerous growth on the side of his tongue.
Physicians have administered treatment
nnJ If the growth responds to the treat
ment nn operation may not be neces
sary, otherwise It will take place to
day. Mrs. Nesbltt Is with him and Miss
Jennie Prescott Is caring for their children.
NEW RAILROAD WILL
BE DOUBLE TRACKED
$3000 Diamond Stuck in Rock
Deep Under River Bed
Gem Will Be Recovered Railroad Opera
tions to Extend Beyond Time Sped
fled In Contract.
The lmportnnt nnd interesting develop
ment In the Boston & Maine railroad
work In tho past few days has been tha
decision of the company to double track
the road for the entire distance between
South Vernon and Bmttleboxo. Rumors
that this might be done wero current a,
few weeks ngo, but no definite decision
was made and the Holbrook, Cabot &
Rollins corporation, wero not Instructed,
to make fills for two tracks. Their con
tract required that all the culverts', cuts,
piers ami abutments be made for two.
tracks, but the other work was to be for
one track, It being the Intention of the
railroad company to have the fills widen
ed nt a later date. It has now been de
cided to make the fills of two-track
width while the men and apparatus are
hero and when the work can bo' done
more cheaply than at any other time.
The original contract with the builders
called for the completion of their -work
by Nov. 1, but they have already Ooni
more work than the contract specified,
so It will be Impossible to finish Th&
Job by that date. The present plan Is
to build a single track and put It In
operation and then build the other track.
The fill north from the bridge abutment
on the Vermont side of the river has
reached a point near tno engine house
In the southern part of the railroad yard.
The work c-f laying the granite pier In
tho big open caisson for pier No. 2 will
be begun about the middle of next week.
It will Interest many to know that a.
$3000 diamond Is Imbedded in the rock
under tho river bed where the bridge
operations are In progress, but the fnct
Is not likely to cause a rush of miners
to the spot. It is safe over night, be
cause Is Is covered with 10 feet of rock,
12 feet of dirt and 28 feet of water, but
Its exact location Is known by the con
tractors and It will be "mined" In due
time. This diamond did not come there
through the forces of nature, but brpke
off from the end of a diamond drill.
Samples of the river bed are taken to.
Bhow the condition of the foundation for
the bridge, and for this purpose workmen
were operating a steam drill with a large
diamond point. After being sunk through
12 feet of dirt and 10 feet Into the rock
botton the drill twisted off. A pipe will
be sunk directly over the spot and In
side the pipe a hole will be drilled larger
than the one whero the diamond is, and
in that way the Jewel will be recovered.
LOCAL OVERFLOW.
A dance will be held In Odd Fellows'
hall tonight.
The new Oak Grove school building
will be open for inspection from 2 to 5
o'clock Saturday afternoon.
A meeting of the Woman's Exchange
will be held In the rest room Monday
afternoon at 3.30. The governing board
will meet at 3 o'clock.
Joseph Condello, who lives on the Is
land, and Miss Dorothy Greenberg of El
liot street, were married Monday ufter
noon by Rev. D. E. Trout, pastor of the
Unlversallst church, in the parsonage.
The program at the Grange meeting
Wednesday evening Included recitations,
songs by Grange choir, piano solos oy
Miss Tracy Cushman, a farce entitled,
"Borrowing trouble," by Mrs. Mary
Wilson, Mrs. Ida Johnson, Mrs. Cola.
Morse, Miss Nettle Bovle, C. S. -Hopkins,
Clarence Johnson and Leonard
Pierce. Refreshments were served nuer
the meeting.
During the Valley fair E. V., Morse
of this town represented the Champion
Supply company In Floral hall. Each
person who made a purchase was given
a numbered ticket and the holder of
one was to be awarded a set of china.
Ticket numbered 700 was awarded y, the
gift and whoever- holds that' number
may receive tho set by notifying Mr.
Morse, whose headquarters are at 57
South Main street, before Nov. 1.
Brattleboro people will be glad of the
opportunity to hear Dr. Harvey- W.
Wiley, formerly chief of the bureau iu
chemistry of the United States iiepa.i
ment of agriculture Saturday evening.
Oct. 2fi. This Is the first In a series ot
live entertainments under the auspices
of the young people of the various
churches. The committee have expended
more money on the course this ywi
than usual and they hope that the t...ie
of tickets will Justify this raising of
the standard. Course tickets, are now
on sale tit Root's pharmacy and nt
Stockwell's store In West BrattleDo.u.
They may be secured also of the young
people of the various churches.
While Clarence Stockwell was return
ing from the W. F. Richardson Co.'s
slaughter-house Tuesday afternoon about
4 o'clock he sustained a fracture In the
large bone In his leg and four fractures
In the small bone. He was near the road
to the Valley fair grounds hen. his
horse tried to run away and- In the ex
citement threw Itself. Mr. Stockwell
alighted from the wngon and whllo sit
ting on the horse's head his leg wns
kicked by the animal's hoof in such a
way as to fracture the bones In his leg.
Harry Whitney happened to come along
In the Crystal Springs Ice Co.'s nutomo
bile nnd after getting the horse to its
feet carried Mr. Stockwell to his home
on Canal street.
After a few days' rectss the Jury of
the county court re-convened Tuesdny.
Henry Goddnrd was nwarded $-1000 dam
ages by the court In his suit against
William Fleming. This amount. It Is un
derstood, was agreed upon by counsel
for both parties In case tho Jury found
for the plaintiff. Mr. Fleming admitted
his liability In the session last week.
The defenso did not Introduce evidence,
but took a large number of exceptions to
the case as presented by tho plaintiff.
The case of Castle against the town or
Guilford began Tuesday, Castle claimed
that through the neglect of the town his
horse slipped down an approach to a
bridge near Guilford Centre and Its leg
was broken, the milk wagon was dam
aged and milk" spilled, The plaintiff was
awarded $200 damages. Attorney Frank
E. Barber appeared for Castle and At
torney E. W. Gibson and John E. Galo
for the town of Guilford, The criminal
docket was reached yesterday afternoon
and tho first enso taken up wns that of
the state against Archlo Bemls of South
Londonderry for assault. State's At
torney F. E. Barber represents the state
and Attorneys A. V. D. Piper and n. C.
Bacon the respondent.
"For the land's sake use Bowker'a Fer
tilizers. They enrich the -earth and those who till

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