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THE VERMONT PIICENlX, BRATTLEBORO, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1912.
Carriage and Automobile
Stuart's new building on Elm Street,
near Canal. Quick work and satisfac
tion guaranteed. II. M. WHEEIXX2K,
with Howard & Yearly the past seven
Piano and Voice Instruction
12 Chaptn St., Brattleboro, Vt.
Miss Jcsslo L. Hawley, Piano Instruc
tion. Miss Mary J. Banc, Voice teacher. .
Both have had wide experience and
guorantco Instruction of highest grade
at moderate prices. Call at above ad
dress or use mall or telephone C662-W).
Miss Mary Fletcher Cox
will open her classes in
GYMNASTICS AND AESTHETIC
for ladles and children ( October 21. Ad
dress the Colonial, telephone 6o8-W.
DON'T FORGET THE
Put on In place of Howard & Tearly's
Back. Meets all trains. Order book at
Brooks House. Tel. 121.
Beef is higher than for 25 years. We
want Beef and we pay for Heat, Hide and
Tallow. Don't let your cattle go for two
thirds what they are worth see the
W. F. RICHARDSON CO.
Robert B. Goodhue
EXPERT PIANO TUNER
Organs Tuned and Cleaned
12 Highland Street
The right sizes the right prices. What
ever your work Is, we have a suitable
sized engine for doing It. Prices from
JCO up. CHARLES A. SMITH, 88 Canal
That's Enough Just Now
55 MAIN ST. BRATTLEBORO
Itcpalror and dcalerln Hand and Machine
Stitched Harness, Horse Collars, Whips,
Blankets, Hobcs, etc.
40 Elliot St.
Phone 454 M.
A Good Wearing and Up-to-Date
can bo bad at
C. L. KAYE'S, 34 Elliot St.
The Leading Merchant
COVEHED BUTTONS MADE.
Carl F. Cain. 117 Main St.
IF YOUR LAUNDRY WILTS
Bring it to us
Shirts, Collars and Cuffs
Are Our Specialty.
BRATTLEBORO CUSTOM LAUNDRY
54 Elliot Street. Telephone SiS.
MHS. W. F. RUSSELL, Proprietor.
A Few of the New Books
"Polly of tho Hospital Stotr."
"Tho Chronicles of Avonleii."
"Tho Recording Angel."
"Tho Mountain Oirl."
"Tho Lighted Way."
W. H. GEDDIS
Fitting a Specialty
64 Main Street
Rely on your druggist for
the best spices.
See our window.
We have everything that you
WILFRED F. ROOT
Sunday Hours 9-10.30 a. m.
11.45-1.30, 6-8 p. m.
Vulcanizing 35c up. Red Head
Plugs 60c. Two-in-one Plugs for
Ford Cars $1.20. Oil.Gasolene,
Supplies, at reasonable prices.
Auto for hire. Tel 182-W.
Elm Street, Corner Canal
PAUL D. COBB
Mr. Wales will open a dancing school
at Orange hall Satunlny afternoon for
children at 2.30, Oct. 12.- Evening class
Tuesday at S, Oct. 15, Evening clam,
gentlemen, J5.00, ladles J2.G0, payable
llrst lesson, 10 lessons and reception.
All of the latest, dances, Including thej
lloston, tango, glide schottlshe. Mr,
Wales can lu seen nt the Masonic
temple day anil evening.
Kt'ItH tepalml and made. Hours !i to
4. MKS. E. E. HOLMES, 27 Green St.
Twenty tickets were sold here for tho
Central Vermont railroad excursion to
New1 York yesterday.
The N. E. O. V. ladles' auxiliary will
meet with Mr. E. D. IjiDuca, 10 Clark
street, this, Filddy, evening at 7.30.
A litter of nine Scotch .eolllo and shep
herd pups have been attracting attention
In Charles Oakes's window this week.
The pups are playful and full of fun.
They ore owned by Watson French.
Mrs. II. J. Clark of West Urattleboro
gave u very Inteiestlng talk on "The
Sunny South" In the meeting of the
mission circle of the I'nlversallst church
yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Clark also ex
hibited sands, wponges, Jellyfish and other
curios which she collected when In the
Twenty-eight cases of diphtheria have
been reported to Health Officer Henry
Tucker since Juno 1. This Is not an ab
normal number and disproves the gen
eral belief that there Is an epidemic of
the disease In town. At present there are
live cases under quarantine, one nt 20
Elliot street, one nt 25 Pine street and
two nt 2 Williams street.
Health Olllcer Henry Tucker saw a pile
of leaves' burning on Main street yester
day afternoon, which Is contrary to the
order Issued by the state board of health.
Dr. Tuekur questioned the owner of the
property and was told that the leaves
had been raked up by an employe but
that boys had lighted them. A person
counted eight bonfires on Green street
A coadjutor bishop for the Vermont
Episcopal diocese will be elected In Bur
lington Nov. 13 to assist Bishop A. C. A.
Hall, who has been In 111 health some
time. In n meeting Wednesday In the
home of Col. Klttredge Hasklns these
delegates were elected to represent St.
Mlchael'si church: Col. Klttredge Has
klns, MnJ. P. W. Chllds, Col. E. W. Gib
son and William J. Pentland, Jr.
Charles Henkel of 75 Frost street was
surprised pleasantly shortly after 6
o'clock Monday evening when twenty
employes of the Estey organ company
called at his home on their way from
work and presented him a handsome
coco.i-bola cane, a box of cigars and n
black seal leather traveling bag. Mr.
Henkel has been chief designer for the
Estey Organ company 4G years and last
February was taken 111 with pneumonia.
He has not fully recovered from the ef
fects of the Illness, and on Tuesday uf
ternoon he went to New York and on
Wednesday morning sailed for Bermuda
for the winter on the steamship Iier
mudlan. A group of workers In the
Estey shops learned that he was about
to go away for the winter and In order
to express their regard for the veteran
designer presented him with the remem
J. Wlllard Cobb, who returned from
New York Tuesday night, informed his
lelatlves nnJ Intimate friends Wednes
day morning that he nnd Miss E. Marie
Sinclair were married In New York Sun
day night. Mr. Cobb returned to New
York Wednesday night. His statement
was accepted In good faith and he re
ceived many congratulations. Announce
ment of the wedding appeared In the
Sprlnglleld Republican yesterday morn
ing. Yesterday afternoon telegrams were
received in The Republican office from
both Mr. Cobb and Miss Sinclair deny
ing the report that the wedding 'had
taken place. Miss Sinclair Is the daugh
ter of Mrs. Emma Sinclair of Ports
mouth, N. H, Her father, the late Frank
Sinclair, and her grandfather, the late
Frank Jones, were two of the wealthiest
and most widely known men of New
The annual rally day services of the
First Baptist Bible school were held
Sunday. In the church service Itev. Dr.
Gow preached on "The beginning of the
gospel," his sermon bearing upon rally
day. The vestry was decorated hand
somely with autumn leaves and the llrst
imrt of the Bible school period was de
voted to graduation exercises. Fourteen
pupils In the beginners' department, of
which Mrs. I., W. Hawley Is superin
tendent, were promoted to the primary
class and were received Into that de
partment by Miss Helen Hopkins and
Miss Florence Moran. A short address
was made by Dr. Gow nnd the diplomas
were conferred by .. W. Hawley, sup
erintendent of the school. A rally day
musical pallet was used and the choir
assisted In the singing. After the spec
ial exercises the remaining time was
spent in study of the regular lesson.
A reception was tendered to Hev. nnd
Mrs. Thomas W. Owens In the vestry of
the Methodist church Wednesday even
ing, which was attended by a large num
ber. The room was decorated tastefully
with autumn leaves, flowers and ever
green. Itev. and Mrs. Owens were as
sisted in receiving by Dr. and Mrs. C. G.
Wheeler, the four standing under an
electrically righted arch built of ever
green and autumn flowers. Light re
freshments were served, the pouring be
ing done by Mrs, A. E. Atwood and Mrs.
C. D. Smith, assisted by Mrs. E. P.
Smith and Miss Ada Jamleson. Some of
the pastors of the other churches were
present and extended a greeting and a
welcome to the pastor and his wife, af
ter which Mr. and Mrs. Owens were pre
sented a, small token of the esteem In
which the people already hold them, In
the shape of an electric drop parlor
lamp. The reception was In charge of
the young people of the church, under
the direction of Mrs. F. A. Shaw, and
they were assisted by the various other
societies of the church. InBtrnmAntnl
music was furnished by D. V. Wells
.Minn uviw oiimii U miss UUin BOOm
and there were vocal selections by Amos
$& Reward, $100.
The readers of this paper will be
pleased to learn that there Is at least
one dreaded disease that science has
been able to cure In all Its stages, and
that Is Catarrh., Hall's Catarrh Cure Is
the only positive cure now known to the
medical fraternity. Catarrah being a
constitutional disease, requires a con
stitutional treatment. Hall Catarrh
Cure Is taken internally, acting directly
upon the blood and mucous surfaces of
the D . ci , nn. , ti . a ... r J..l.nirli.r , Vi n f ni I r,
w U t L 1 1 1 . lllBkCUJ UG.VIUJIIIA .. . UUI."
datlon of the disease, and giving the pa
tient strength by building up the consti
tution and assisting nature In doing Its
work. The Dronrletnrs have so much
faith In Its curative powers that they
offer One Hundred Dollars for any case
mat u raus to cure. Send for list of
Address. F. jr. PTTUTNTOV X, fin . Tn.
tsoia Dy druggists, 75c.
Take Hall's Fnmflv pitta for nonstlna.
Dean' RhftUmatln Dllla tnr- rhAiim.a.m
and neuralgia. Entirely vegetable. Safe.
The dances In "The Pled Piper" are
the German folk dnnces nnd are exceed
The guide board nt the tntcresctlon of
two toads above the Crosby pond reads
"Putney It! miles." Some Joker evidently
painted the figure 1 before the G.
Fred J. Mice of Greenfield, n freight
brakeman, waB killed Thursday night In
Claremont Junction. He was caught be
tween two freight cars while trying to
make a coupling.
The Illuminated clock on the casino at
the Hetreat was lighted for the llrst time
this week and the time-piece Is now run
ning. The clock strikes at the hour and
half-hour nnd on the hour tho strokes
in c given On chime bells.
John M. Birch has resigned as since
manager at the Auditorium after 12
years In that position. He had chargo
of the stage during tho performance, oi
"Tiie Newlywcds nnd Their Baby" last
week and then the position was taken
by William Thayer.
About 25 couples attended the card
party In Masonic temple Friday evening,
given by Bingham chapter, O. E. S.
Bridge and GOO were played nnd a buf
fet luncheon was served, The first prize
In bridge went to Mrs. W. K. Sparks nnd
In 500 to Fred W. Hall'.
The classes of 1!)13, 1914 and 1915 en
tertained the class of 191G of the high
school nt Island park pavilion r'riuty
evening and a large number of tho pu
pils nnd their parents and friends at
tended. I.cttslngcr's orchestra furnished
music and the affair was very success
ful. With the exception of Miss Mary E.
Austin of Keene, who will remain In
town to do prlvute nursing, the nurses
who graduated from the Memorial hos
pital last week have not made definite
plans for their future nelds of labor.
They will remain nt the hospital a month
Mr. and Mrs. David S. Carey of Canal
street, and daughter, Mary, were muue
ill last week with ptomnlne poisoning
caused by eating cither chicken or
cream. They were attended by Dr. E.
H. Lynch and were 111 four days, but
recovered Sunday. Mr. Carey lina been
111 14 weeks and the poisoning hindered
On account of the prevalence of small
pox In llano the 44th nnnual convention
of the Vermont Sunday chool associa
tion which was scheduled to be held
there next Wednesday, Thursday nnd
Friday will be held In Burlington. No
registration fee will be charged but the
hotels will give reduced rates. W. C.
Pearce of Chicago will be present.
Joseph Paquette and Miss Lillian Noel
were married In St. Michael's ltoman
Catholic church Monday morning by Hev
Father M. J. Carmody, pastor of the
church. Mr. Paquette lives In Clinton
but expects to come here nnd enter the
employ of the Fort Dummer Mills cor
poration. Mrs. Paquette lives nt Fort
Dummer Heights with her parents.
There was a good attendance at the
meeting of the elementary union In mo
Congregational church parlor Monday
evening. Much enthusiasm and interest
were manifested. It was voted to meet
the first 'Monday evening In each
month. It was voted to take up
child study and story telling this
winter and have a lesson Nln the ele
mentary grades taught at each meeting.
Plans for an Institute were talked of
for the winter. These meetings will In
terest not only the teachers In the- Sun
day school, but the mothers as well.
The monthly meeting, which was the
annual meeting of the West Hlver Bap
tist Ministers" confemece was held in
the home of Hev. Dr. John R, Gow on
Terrace street Monday at 10.30 o'clock.
Itev. II, S. McMule of Brnokllno was
elected president nnd Hev. G. W. Rus
sell of East Dover was elected secretin y
and-treasurer. Dr. Gow gave a paper on
the book of Mark and Rev. Joseph Mc
Kean of Townshend opened discussion
on the work and policy of the Baptist
state convention. The visiting ministers
remained at' Dr. Cow's for luncheon.
The annual rally day exercises were
held in the Methodist church Sunday at
the regular Sunday school hour. The
church was decorated with autumn
leaves and there was a large attend
ance. Members of the school sang and
gave recitations. Hev. Thomas W. Ow
ens's sermon In the morning service
was appropriate to the day and an Im
pressive part of the services came when
tho pastor Introduced to the Congre
gation Mrs. Owens, whom he married
Oct. 7. He said that she belonged to the'
church as much as he nnd that she was
to be his helper In his work.
A meeting of the W. C. T. U. was held
In the lest room Mondny afternoon. Miss
Addle. M. Fay gave a comprehensive nnd
Interesting report of the recent state
convention In Rutland. Mrs, Harriet
Tucker reported concerning the rest tent
at the lust Valley fair. The tent was in
use most of the time and at times It
was filled. This Is a work than can lie
enlarged another year. Many women ex
pressed a desire for a cup of tea with
out being obliged to go to the dining
room for It, but the management were
not prepared to meet the need. They
probably will apply to the Vulley fair
olllclals for the privilege of serving tea
next year. A report of the rest room
showed a balance In the treasury. The
rest room has been more prosperous nnd
accomplished more the past year than
Evelyn Blanche Hodden and Fred P.
Clark were married ut 7 o'clock Tues
day morning In the home of the brldo's
sister, Mrs. Louis F. Ellis of Horton
place, by Hev. Andrew Harper, Jr., rec
tor of St. Michael's Episcopal church.
They were unattended. The bride wore a
dark blue traveling suit and a white
beaver hat with willow plumes, Follow
ing the ceremony they begun a two
weeks' wedding trip to Albany, Boston
and other cities. At the station they
were met by a number of employes of
the Dunham Brothers company and of
the Holstcln-Fiieslan otllce. where they I
nave ueen employed n number of years,
and were given a "send-off." Mrs. Clark
Is a native of St. Albans. She came here
about three years ago and hns had a
position In the office of the Holsteln
Frleslan Association of Amorlcn. Mr.
Clark has been employed by the Dun
ham Brothers company several years.
Ho Is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert
L. Clark of Central street.
Tuesday was the 96th birthday anni
versary of Mrs. Mnry Field Hadley,
widow of Hannibal Hadley, who lives
with her daughter, Mrs. Emily Hunting
ton Emerson of 43 High street. The an
niversary was not made the occasion of
a celebration, but several friends called
to extend greetings and many beauti
ful flowers were presented to Mrs. Had
ley, Probably Mrs. Hadtey Is the oldest
person In tpwn, and she Is -active and
Slert and enjoys good health. Usually
Bhe Is up by 7 In the morning, and
she does not feel the necessity of retir
ing early. Her appetite Is good and she
has distinct recollections of events of
many years ago. She spends much of
her tlmo reading, and for this purpose
she does not require glasses. Mrs, Had
ley Is a daughter of the late Henry
Field and Patty Wood Field and was
born In West Brattleboro, where she
attended school later teaching In va
rious towns. At the age of 20 she -was
married to Hannibal Hadley, who con
ducted a moat market whero tho lower
Richardson market now Is until his
death, Oct. 29, 18fH. Bhe has been a
member of tho Congregational church
since 1838 and attended the services un
til about four years agp. For nearly 75
years Bhe has lived .In her present home.
Of the four children born to Mrs. Had
ley, two survive, Mrs. Emerson and Mrs.
Elizabeth Holman Selleck. who lives in
another part of the old home. An ex
tended sketch of Mrs. Hndlev wan null.
llshed In The Phoenix two years ago.
Through the courtesy of Captain
Cooley the use of the Armory hns been
given for till rehearsals of "The Pled
A social gathering of class No. 12 of
tho First Baptist Bible school, J. E. Halt
teacher, will be held tomorrow, Satur
day, evening In the home of Miss Aycrs
nnd Miss Horton at 3 Wllllston street.
The Mutual Aid association Is In need
of old cotton or linen. Contributions will
be gratefully received. More high chairs
are needed In the day nursery and a
baby carriage or go-cart would be very
An autumn festival will be held by
the young people of the Unlversnllst
church In Grange hall, Friday evening,
Nov. 1, Various articles will be for sale
There will be a musical entertainment,
followed by dancing.
The "Pled Piper" will be produced un
der the patronage of the following Wom
an's club members: Mrs. George Aver
Ill, Mrs. L. K. Fuller, Mrs. John Bar
rows, Mrs. George Dowiey, Mrs. G. W.
Hooker, Miss Susan Clark, Mrs. J. P.
Elmer, Miss Mary Schumacher, Mrs. E. B.
Smith, Mrs. J. L. Martin, Mrs. J. Ty
Icr, Mrs. H. E. Bond, Mrs. O. J, Pratt,
Mrs. C. L. Stlckney, Mfs. George Crow
ell, Mrs. E. Q. S. Osgood, Mrs. George E.
The N. E. O. P. fair will be held In
Red Men's hull Wednesdny evening, Oct.
30. A chlcken-ple supper will be served
from G to 8 under the direction of Mrs.
Annie Brackett. Booths will be In charge
of the following ladles: Fancy, Mrs.
Fred Davis; upion, Mrs. John Nourse;
candy, Mrs. Ella Miller; grabs. In form
of an orange tree. Mis. M. J. Larrubee.
An entertainment will be given from s
to !l under the direction of Mrs. E. D.
Wilson. Mrs. Don Miller will have
charge of the decorations.
A claim for damages of $30,000, brought
by the estate of the late Robert A. Law
rence of Rutland against the Rutland
Hallway, Light & Power company was
begun In the Rutland county court Mon
day, but an agreement was reached
Tuesday nnd the case was settled.
Clarke C. FItts of this town was one of
the attorneys for the defense. Mr. Law
rence, when found dead by bis wife,
was standing upright In a bath tub, his
hands clasping an electric fixture. Negli
gence on the part of the company was
Twelve Intimate acquaintances of Hen
ry G. Clark were entertained In his home
on Clark road Sunday afternoon and
evening In honor of his birthday anni
versary. Sir. Clutk's anniversary came
on Monday but us the venerable cuttle
dealer always goes to Boston Monday af
ternoon It wns thought advisable to
observe the day Sunday. These observ
ances have been held regularly several
years and this year bis friends presented
him with u hnndsonie cune In remem
brance of the occasion. A chicken sup
per was served and the evening was
spent In n social way.
"The Gamblers" will come to the Au
ditorium Thursday evening, Oct. 24. This
most recent great play by Charles Klein
hns to do with present-day problems. A
technical point In the banking law seems
likely to send a technically Innocent man
to Jail, and his son cheats at cards to
save his father and open the wny for
his own conviction. Then there Is the
wife of the federal investigator, who has
ut one time loved the man her husband
is Investigating. When the man the au
thorities are after robs the home of the
investigator, nnd Incidentally that of the
woman he formerly cared for, and Is dis
covered by the husband, the play reaches
u climax that Is not straightened out un
til the lust act. "The Gamblers" Is a
gripping Wall street drama with a punch.
Workers on the railroad job contrib
uted another bit of excitement to locul
annals Sunday evening when Tony Mau
tlo, nn Hnllan laborer, wus cut and
beaten. Tile affair happened on the Is
land. Mantlo wns returning to his room
in the Brattleboro House shortly lifter
in o'clock when he wns uccosted by a
negro, who ordered him to hand over
his cash. Mantlo expostulated and In
formed the hlgliwayman . that he was
without money. The negro drew a knife
and slashed at tho .Italian, cutting him
on the wrist, and then lilt him and
kicked him. Mantlo ran across the
bridge to the Brattleboro House, where
he was attended by Dr. G. R. Anderson.
The negro' has not been caught, The
cut wus not serious nnd the victim bus
been on the street this week.
Work on E. Crosby & Co.'s gruln wuie
house nnd 'evutor on Vernon street Is
progressing rapidly under n force of skill
ed carpenters and other workmen. The
elevator hns been built up to about two
thirds of Its total height, and the wings
of the building have been roofed over
and are being boarded In. The large
bins In the elevator, of which there are
4S, will be 50 feet high from the bottom
of the bins, and they have now reached
nearly that height. An Inspection of the
plant will convince anyone that it is be
ing built with an eye to permanence and
durability. The cement foundation rest
ing on idles, the solid cement piers sup
porting the elevator and the massive tim
bers nnd braces throughout the building
Impress one with the thoroughness and
completeness with which the work Is be
Ing carried on. The upright hard pine
timbers under the grain bins are 1 1
Inches square and are used double, milk
ing supports 14 Inches one way and 2S
Inches the other wny.
Edwuid Vnriiey, the 11-year-old boy
who had been in Newfane Jail awaiting
trial on the charge of nssault with in
tent to kill Floyd Nicholas, 10, was re
leased on $1500 bull Monday morning by
Judge F. M, Butler. State's Attorney
F. E. Barber filed an Information against
Vurney last week In order to save the
expense of u triul In the municipal court
here. The matter wus brought before
the county court Monday morning and
Judge Butler appointed Attorney Harrlti
B, Chase of this town to defend the boy.
Vnrney had been In the county Jail
since the day of the shooting four week"
ago, and Attorney Chase Immediately
asked that he be released on ball. The
amount was fixed at $1500 and Arthur
U Tripp, superintendent of the Brattle
boro Street railway, by whom Vnrney's
father Is employed, was recognized as
bondsman and the boy returned to his
home. The case will bo tried In tho
April term of the county court.
Frederick Asher Spencer of Lovvell, a
son of Mr, and Mrs. Porter C. Spen
cer of this town, and Miss Edith Flor
ence Gould, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
A. Wendell Gould of Worcester, Mass.,
were married In the home of the bride's
parents on Fruit street In Worcester
Tuesday evening at 0 o'clock by Rev,
Dr. Vincent E. Tomllnson, pastor of the
First Unlversallst church of that city.
The bridesmaid was Miss Kathryn J. Ul
mer of Worcester nnd Howard 3. Mer
rll of Brattleboro was best man. The
wedding music was played by cousins of
the bride, Mrs. Charles Shaw, piano,
nnd Miss Gladys Gould, violin. The
bride wore a gown of whlto satin veil
ed with marquisette and garnltured with
old point lace. Jer veil was fastened
with lllles-of-the-valley and she car
ried a bouquet of lilies and brldo roses,
tho bridesmaid wore qlnk messallne with
a draped overdress of pale blue marquis
ette and carried pale pink roses. A in
ception -was held In the home from 6.30
to 8 o'clock and' then Mr. and Mrs.
Spencer left for a wedding trip. Mr,
Spencer was borri In this town and Is
a graduate of the hlgti Bchool. class of
1904, He graduated from Worcester
Polytechnic Institute with the class ot
1908 and is now nn electrical engineer
In Lowell. Mrs. Spencer is well-known
In Worcester and Is a member of the
Lambda Beta club and n graduate 61
the Mary Hemingway School of House
hold Arts In Framlngham.
After this date, Oct. 18, tho price for
meeting the 10.45 p. m t.-aln will ba 60c
a passenger, I I. SNOW, Brooks
Rev. R. M, Houghton will conduct tho
chapel service nt the Retreat Sunday af
ternoon nt 3 o'clock.
The next regular meeting of the Hun
shlno society, branch one, will be held
with Mrs. Lillian Royce at the Colonial.
Friday, Oct. 25, at 3.30 o'clock.
The ladles of the Centre church will
serve a chlcken-ple supper In tho vestry
Thursdny, Oct. 21, from G to 8. A short
cntcrtnlnment will be given after the
The ladles' association of the Con
gregational church will hold n sewing,
meeting In lbe chapel Wednesday at 2
o'clock to sew for' the missionary box
Those having cloth rsr for a girl of 11
or a boy of in ale Inv'teJ to sond It to
The Cunnl sir.et birthday club met
Mondny with Mis F. LN Burnett In
honor of Mrs, t'llrtord (1. Muynard. Mrs.
Mnynuid was preseiilel n gold thimble.
Mr. and Mrs. Mayi.nrd and two daugh
ters will go tomoirow to Burlington to
live, Mr. Mnynurd's headquarters being
In that city.
Grand Chancellor Homer C. Uadd and
Grand Keeper of tho Records nnd Seuls
C. M. Wllley of Barrc were hero Satur
day on business connected with the local
lodge of the Knights of Pythias. Mem
bers prophesy a busy winter for the local
organization, Tentative plans were made
for the coming season's work.
Peter Blake of Bellows Falls, formerly
of this town, who was driving F. A.
Larrow's valuable horse, "Baby Jack,"
when the horse's neck was broken at the
turn at the old mill on the road to
Spofford lake last week, has made ar
rangements with Mr. I-nrow whereby he
will make restitution for the death of the
During the progress of the world
series games between the Red Sox and
the Giants this week good-sized crowds
hnve gathered outside E. J. Fcnton &
Co.'s window where the scores were
displayed by Innings. The largest crowJ
nssembled Wednesday afternoon nnd
when the card showed that Boston had
won from New York by a score of 3-2
n cheer went up. Local sympathy was
with the Red Sox.
Richard Polllca's horse, which was
Injured recently by being drugged by a
street car, died Friday night. The ac
cident happened In front of The Palms
on Canal street. Mr. Polllca had backed
his wagon across the street railroad and
when he heard the car coming he start
ed to clear the track, but before he
could do so the car struck the wagon
nnd the horse was thrown down and
dragged some distance.
W. E. Dawes, 33, Is In the Memorlul
hospital with two fractured ribs and a
wound eight inches long In his scalp.
He Is emloyed by the Holbrook, Cabot &
Rollins corporation on the railroad job.
While working at the cut near Gonyer's
boarding house In Hinsade Sunday noon
a 40-foot bank caved In nnd he was
caught by the falling dirt. He was at
tended by Dr. H. I. Greene. He lives
with his family In Hinsdale.
The Aborn Opera company will be
seen at the Auditorium Saturday, Nov.
2, In Its much talked of Parisian version
of Balfe's greatest work "The Bohemian
Girl." Among the features mentioned
are Balfe's well-known melodious
ballads sung by notable singers,
nn unusually rich scenic outfit, a scene
In which a score of horses are employed
that supplies all the thrills of a melo
drama, n number of circus acts of ex
ceptional merit nnd a ballet.
A large amount of work on the new
sidewalk construction has been done this
week by Contractor J. C. Connors's men.
Tuesday morning a gang of 35 began
tearing up the old concrete walk In front
of Crosby block. At 10 o'clock Wednes
day morning the old walk had been re
placed with cement and tomorrow the
planks to the entrances of the building
will be removed. The walk was laid
from the Brattleboro Trust company's
office to the corner of Elliot street In
about 11 hours. Tho men are now work
ing In the Fort Dummer Heights section.
The grade of Moreland avenue has been
reduced nnd the material that has been
removed has been used for sub-grading
on Oak Grove avenue.
The annual meeting of the stockhold
ers of the Mornlngslde Cemetery asso
ciation was held Monday afternoon In the
office of Dr. C. S. Clark. There was a
larger attendance than at any former
meeting and the reports of the di
rectors showed that they had had
a busy year, because of the busi
ness which was transacted by
them with the railroad companies and
with the Fort Dummer Mills corpora
tion. The treasurer's report was highly
satisfactory and showed that the asso
ciation was progressing. These olllcers
were re-elected: Pres., Dr. S. E. I-uw-ton;
vice pres.. Dr. A. I. Miller; sec, Su
snn E. Clark; treas., Dr. C. S. Clark and
S. B. Emerson; directors. Dr. Clark, F.
W. Chllds, Hayes Blgelow, Dr. Lawton
and Dr. Miller.
Hully day was largely attended In the
Unlversnllst church Sunday, both at the
church service and the Sunday school.
Rev. D. E. Trout preached on "Interest
in tho word of God," taking his text
from Acts 13, 41. The regular order was
dispensed with In Sunday school, and
the graduation of Miss Marlon Slmonds's
class from the primary to the Junior
department took place, the class being
seated on the platform. Certificates were
presented the graduates by Rev. Mr.
Trout. Before the graduation the prim
ary department gave recitations and
songs and Miss Gertrude Plummer ren
dered a piano selection. The entire
school studied the lesson together, Mrs.
I. D. Bailey, superintendent, conduct
ing a blackboard exercise. Every mem
ber of the adult Bible class was present,
The caso against Brattleboro camp,
Modern Woodmen of America, by Miss
Jennie Bushee, proprietor of the Brat
tleboro House, was heard In the munici
pal court Monday afternoon. Miss Bush
ee claimed that the camp owed her $70
for the board of Frederick Seeley, who
was here about two years ago canvas
sing for members to the order, and for
which he told her the camp was re
sponsible. C. L. Cobb, clerk of the camp
and Spencer W. Knight, consul, testi
fied that Seeley was here on a commis
sion basis nnd that the camp was not
responsible for Ills debts although at
different times money had been voted
to aid him when he spoke of flnanciui
dlfllcultles. Judge W R. Daley ordered
that the plaintiff pay the cost of tho
hearing after rendering his decision In
favor of the defendant. Attorney E.
W, Gibson appeared for the organiza
tion nnd Attorney M. P. Davis for tho
Miss Edith Madelyn Chapln and John
Heckles Perry were married Saturday
evnlng at 6 o'clock In the home of the
bride's mother on Forest street by Rev,
E. Q. S. Osgood, pastor of the Unitarian
church, who used a single ring service.
Miss Mildred I .en ore Chapln, n sister of
the bride, was bridesmaid and Kendrlck
Puyn Harrington was best man. The i
bride wore a brown traveling suit and
hat to match and tho bridesmaid wore a
pale green silk gown. Mrs. Perry Is a
daughter of Mrs. Maria J, Chapln and
was born In this town. She attended the
graded schools and the high school and
later entered the employ of the Dunham
Brothers company, where she was em
ployed up to the time of her marriage.
Mrt Perry Is a native of White Rlvor
Junction and has lived here about five
years. He was employed by the White
River Chair company four years and
about one year ago began work for the
Estey Organ company. Following the
wedding the couple went to Bellows Falls
by automobile. They are spending a
week In White River Junction and other
towns. Upon their return they will live
In one of the houses at Estey Plnos on
In Three Parts
Dickens' Famous Characters brought to life.
The Princess Theatre, Monday, Oct. 21
To Lovers of Dickens this wonderful film is Dickens.
To those who lost its beauty in the length of the novel, it is an education.
To those who know and care nothing about Dickens, it is a comedy, a
tragedy and love story beautifully staged.
Also Musical Buskirks. Matinee 2.30, Evening 7 and 8.30.
The Brattleboro China Store
Displayed In Our
The Miller and Han
dle products are the
finest constructed lamps
on the market, and with
our assortment we feel
sure we can please you
as prices range from
$3.50 and up
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OPERATORS OF TEN STORES
H. J. Allen and Dorr Allen were In
E. J. Fenton attended the world's se
ries baseball game In New York Friday.
nay Deane of West Townshend vis
ited his grandparents, Mr. nnd Mrs.
Henry Allen, last week.
John E. Wilson Is seriously 111 witn
pleurisy nnd pneumonia In his home on
High street. He Is cnreJ for by a train
Mrs. A. It. Cobb returned Tuesday to
her home In SprlngflelJ, Mass., after
voting a few days with her daughter,
Mrs. W. T. Halgh, Her son, Fred n.
Cobb of Waltham, was at Mrs. Halgh's
"Don Illtchy of New York city, -who
played basketball here last season, has
been a visitor In town recently. Mr.
nitchy came here with the Boston1 &
Maine railroad surveying gang last vrln.
ter, and Is now surveying at the Grand
Central station In New York city.
Mrs. Frano E. Cark went Wednes
day to-Waltham, Mass., to attend ine
25th anniversary celobratlon of the
Beth-Eden Baptist church, of which
Mrs. Clark and children were members
at one time. She expects to be gone
about a week. She will visit her daugh
ter, Miss Caroline Howard Clark, In
Boston before returning home.