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BRATTLEBORO, FRIDAY, OCTOBER i; 1920.
An Event Worthy
ls our salc of rroihpry. AII our scml
orrr1:t!n hns thc best nhtnliiahlc .scml-vlli-cotis
Imtly, tlio gla.lng Is hard
bahed iinil guarnnfccd nnt ( crarlt.
Aml the slylcs arc thc latcsl no old
tlmo ngly slylcs. II wlll pay you to
sce our llnc iinil gel iuir prices before
buyiug. . i
Emerson & Son
Evcrything for Housokecping
Our Partial Payraent Plan
Makcs it possible for you to purchase a good invcstment
security with a small initial deposit, and monthly payments
to suit your convenience.
Whether you pay cash or make dcferrcd payments the pricc
and security is just the same.
Wc accept $10 as a first payment and a greater or lesser
sum as future payments to apply towards the purchase of a
Rcal Estate Savings Bond. For these payments we issue
Partial Payment Receipts which carry interest from date
When sufficient payments have bcen made tp aggregate
$100 or any multiple, a Real Estate Savings Bo'nd is issued.
Can we bc of service to you?
VERMONT LOAN AND TRUST CO.
F. B- PUTNAM, Sales Manager BRATTLEBORO, VT.
We Want Yomr
EGGS ARE VERV HIGH
AND ADVANCING and
we bcg to advise the poultry
feeders that while it has
been impossible for nearly a
year to obtain OYSTER
SHELLS, we have at last
purchased 10 cars and or
dered them to Brattleboro
and consumers and dealers
will be able to supply their
wants for the coming year.
E. CROSBY & CO.
An Assistant Forcman
Onc who undcr&tands all kinds of wood
working machines. We also want men
to run saws, stickers, plancrs, boriug
machines, sancling machines, etc.
WHITE RIVER CHAIR COMPANY
Vermont Savings Bimk Book, No.
29710, isHiicd Oct. 25, 1895. Any in
fornmtion conccniiiig same shoulil be
HOIlt lo lllP nbovo HIllllPll bnnk.
Brattleboro, Vt., Sept. 7, 1920.
Antomobile service Tel. 264-W
A JO Y
Our Glasses Will
Give you natural, comforta-
The Largest Optical Establlshment
Our depcndable dil
igenre in loohiiig
nfter the spcclal re
quests of our clients
has done imieh to
wiii us tho com
mciidatinn of thosc
liom tve luive
served. All nrrange
iiiruls arc under the
illrcrthm of dcpend
A. G. GALLUP
W. A. SHUMWAY
A. G. Gallup, Auctioneer
Farm and Ilorse Salcs a Specialty.
To take caro of two bollcra
WHITE RIVER. CHAIR CO.
Maple Syrup Honey
Iron Pig Troughs
r to -0 feet long. Need about a dozen of
them before tho Valley Fair. Call 33.
OHAS. r. MANN, Brattleboro, Vt.
The wisdom of the Vermont State Bank Com
missioner in cautioning Trust Companies in Ver
mont against paying a higher v-ate than f our per
cent on Savings deposits has been proved by the
present troubles of several of the Trust Com
panies in Boston; where there has been competi
tive bidding for deposits.
The Brattleboro Trust Company guarantees its
depositors 4 per cent on Savings accourits. A
SAFE rate and a FAIR one.
Small accounts as well as large ones are received.
Deposits made on or before Oct. 5th draw inter
est from Oct. 1.
Brattleboro Trust Go.
LOST -SnviiiL's Boolc Xo. 4430 issued
liv tlip Biattkdioio Tiust C'ompanv.
I'indcr retm-ii to bank. 33-30
LOST Stindav. Sont. 2.". n pair of
lioll lim liifocal Klnssos in casp. A suit-
li c rcwnnl is ofli'rpil for thi'ii' ri'turn to
l!ox 174, WilmiiiKton. Vt. 40
MAGAZINES AT LOWEST PRICES-
Write me about what magazines you want.
I can get thcm for you at nnecs that will
save vou monev. MrH. (t. M. Jxive. JMait-
azine Snecialist, Soulh Newfane. ,Vt. 44-tf
OPPORTUNITIES IN THE NURSINO
Mnny wnmon nrc not awnre of tlio
BpU'inliil opportunitios offprod in the
iiur.iing profession. Whether you nro
niiiiistcring to the nceus of the latcst
rrivnl, nttciulini: thc wants of tho
mothor, or gently coinforting nomo poor
working mnn or woman strickcn by 311
ness or nccident, j-ou nro doing a iiolile
ork. A well trahicil nurse mnv nunpt
hcr.self to institutionnl dutiftS. w.ltli its
mnny specinltips, to tho Army, lnvy
or Pnblie Hpalth Sorvice, to work in
the tropics, the Knr Enst or Arctic Ro-
onn or to that ot n teclinician in -v-
Ray nnil I'nthologicnl Lnboratories.
Spi'cial Sefvicp, District Welfnre nntl
Atill Nurhing, likcwise, ofTer nttrnctive
Tho ITnion Ilospitnl in Fnll Rivcr is
u progrossive, modern, up-to-dnto insti-
tution ot 10U Iicds. The nursing coursc
is uiider tho supervision of n highly
trained Bpocialist in this profession.
,For litprnturp nnd luii lntormntion
npplv to L. C. Stilling.". M. D Superin
ti'iMlpnt, TTnion JIospit.il, Fnll River,
To Mas.vinp Headers,
A tiinolv liiossnce is. tliat it is moro im
portnnt now tlinn pvere bpforp, to .spnd in
nincnzim1 subscriptioiw carly. TIiom' to
Hipjrin, or rcnew, witli Dcccinbor should bo
forwardi'il liefore UctoDiT Jll. M'lnl nll
MKS. (i. M, I.OVE, MnsainR Spciialisf,
South Newfane, A t.
Spiitcnihi'i- 23, 1!20.
I'o Whoinsnvpr It Mnv ("onci'rn:
hcri'iis, iny wnc, .Iitry .little .Mitfhcll.
lins Icft iny bed nnd bonrd witliout eniihc
r proviieation. 1 hcri'hy kivc iiuticc that
I will not bc rospoiiMblp to niiyoue who
k'ivps lipr hoard or shclter, and tliut I will
iny no ilcuts or lnlls whicn Mie iuuy eon
IIKXUY AV. MITt IIELL.
The Melrose Hospital
WEST BRATTLEBORO. VT.
Well enulriDcd for the caro of medlcal.
aurglcal and conflnement casos, also
chronlc Invalids, rheumatlcs, nervous and
mua mentat cnses. huhiou nurainx, goou
toou ana reasonaDis rates.
DR. B. R. LTNCH. Supt.
Beatrlce I. Hamel, R. N., Matron.
By nuthority of Section 0331 of tho
Oeneral Laws of A'ermont, n certnin
strcam known ns the Bruce Brook trib
utnry to Mnrlboro Braneh in tlie town
of Marlboro, Windham County, hnw
hpi'U clohi'il iiKiiniHt lisliiu. unil 1ms
been posted nnd iul vcrt nccordiiiK to
Fish nnd Oiime L'amniiHsiuiier.
Montpelier, Vt., Sept. 10, 1(120.
For the boyn. MOTIIERS. you enn
cut down thc HK1II COST OF LIVINd
on your hoys elothliiK. W e ure nellinK
direet from the MILL, StroiiK, diirnhln
clotli. Nlfe line of pntternx to selcet
from, Hiiitnble Flllt ALL THE FAMILY.
Wrlte us for sniiiplps.
ASIIl'ICLOT WOOLEN CO.
(iilsimi, X. II.
It is a popular fancy
tluit evpryone elso out;ht to insiiro, thnt
Nonicone, nnyone else, wlll or may dle uu
expeeledly. We deslre to make iiiHiir
iiliee u personul considprati(m for you,
71nt yenr. Natioiuil Life Insiinnice Com
pany, Montpelier, Vermont. (Mtitunl.)
EARL S. KTNSLEY, Oeneral Agent,
WANTED irotiKeUcencr for family of
two iu A'crnon. Addresu Box 19 l'lioenix
WANTED At once. cirl or womnn for
lmiiscwork. A. C. Barnen, Westminster
West, Vt. -10
WANTED DurinE frcptcmber, 50 tncn
and 2.1 womcn. Best o waBen. Snow-
flako Canning Lo. 35tf
WANTED Woman for ccneral house-
woik in fatnilv of three. Mrs. V. A.
1 lioinpson, Tolephonc C77. 3tf
VOU SALH 1020 Dort tourinir ear:
teal bargain. Writc to V. E. Howe, West
.townshend. Vt. o-tt
FOIt SALE White Leehorn eockcrcls
from cxtrn laycrs, $1.50, f.o.b. Mnllpry,
outn liOiKioniierry. m-ii
FOH SATiE Two frrsh cowh, ualr
Ktecrs, tliroc two-yenr-old heifcrn. A. C.
Jtnrnes, Vpsnlnstci,..WeKt. vt. w
Wliftm.S1(. rrtrli?vr'n)ltH,..?(l "encli. K.
VOU SALE 1'urebred Hhropslilre nnd
crade' breedlnir ewtn. See them nt' thc-
tnnn nnv i nv or niic.v rair uci. uim o,
W. S. I'rntt. Brattleboro, 40
VOU SALE L'.l fowl. It. I. Uefli. in-
cludiiiK Mnrch pullets and roost'crs, also
vearlinir lavini: ln-ns. .Mrs. FranK r..
Kiitterliplil. .so, ewimie, vt. Xel. il-'ja
FOIt SALE One Dinhnm bull. 1
months old. None better in the .stnte.
Also bny horse, eipht yenrs old, weiglit
tjoou worKer, uouule or HiiiRle ;
. E. L. AVilhnms. .Tnmnicn. Vt.
a niee one
FOR SALE House of 10 rooms on
Glen strect, Hinsdalo, N. II. Eleetric
litrhts, never-failiiic sprinc watcr, "cood
cardcn. Woodshed nnd chickcn coon
scparate. iN. A. liloimi, liox. Jbt, llma
dale, N. n.
FOR SALE Ilorscs. Mv load of 30
liead will arrive Sundiiy nifrht, Sept. 20.
Several elosc matelied pairs, 'J.WIO to
X.rM). ShlLdes. 1.2IKI to LSIKI. If you need
i;ooi liorscs lie hiirc aml lool; at tlns loail,
tbev will soll tast. M. .1. lctieault.
(iicculield. Mass. Tcl. 1120. 39
Onc 1920 490 Chevrolct touring car,
Ono 1918 490 Chevrolet touring car.
Also a few sccond liand Fords, pikes
$175 nnd up.
D. H. SMITH,
Service Qarage, Putney, Vt.
Valley Fair Visitors
are invitci to ral nt tlie nootn tinilPi'
Floral IIulI and inspeet the display of
KonlliiK nnd 1'aint
AIm) n full liue of Three Stnr Ilarn Equip
inent. Stnneliioiis and Ila.v Cnrriern, Lit
ter Ciirriers, and Door Rollers will be
R. G. BOYD
West Brattleboro, Vt.
Auent for Windham and Chcshlro
.MRS. E.M.MA (WARD) BELCHElt.
Former Braltlelioixi Woman Dics in
Mrs. Eninia L. (Wnrd) Beleher. (IS,
widow of .1. Willinin Heleher ot i nieo
ppe Fnlls, Mass,, ilipd Wednesdny inorn
linr nt 734 Stnte t.treet. Snriticlield. Mnss.
nfter n Iohk illncss. Mrs. Beleher wns
born on Ames liill, West Ilrattleboro
Mnv in. 18.VJ. n ilniiL'hter of Wllliiim nnil
Mn'ry Ncwton Wnrd. Iler early lifo,
wns spent in WVt Brattleboro, where slie
ntteuded the district schools, ntterwurin
bcniK einployed hy the Estey Organ ti
Lnter hhe moved to SnrinclieUI. .Mass
where Mie followed the trade of dresS'
mnlier. S ie niarricd Mr. Beleher. a llu
loiiK resident of ('hicopee Fnlls. Sent. K,
1NIN, tn tspencer, .Mnss. Alier nts iienin
Iu l!ll(l. she lived for soine venrs nt th
old Beleher faiullv ri'sldenee. eorner Maii
nnd AJeleher street. t hen tnoveil to hprinK
lield. where she hnd sineo iiiade lier hoine.
Mrs. Beleher wns u meniber of the
Enstern Stnr and nn ntteudant nt thc
(Ihieopee Fnlls Bnptist ehureh, She
leaves u twln Klstpe. MIss Evn L. Wnrd
of Brnttleboro, nlsn two otber slsters, Mrs,
Ella Doollttle of Brnttlelsiro nnd Mrs. W.
V. Smltli of Speneer, Mnss. Tle fiiieral
wlll be lield tndav nt 2 o'elnek nt (Ira
liam's chnpel, SprlnRlleld, nnd the body
will be eremnted.
6 fflttmnrd fjlwm.
FltlDAY, OCTOBEU 1, 1020.
THE VERMONT PHCENlX
rublishcd in Brattleboro every Frlday.
SUIiSCRIPTlON WUCE $2.00 A YEAR;
$1.50 for cight months; $1.00 for slx months;
75 ccnts for four montlisi 50 centji for tbrec
montln. All subscriptions arc payablc strictly
in advancc, and all papcrji are stopped
promptly at thcir expiration unleJJ the sub
scriptions are renewed.
Ratcs of display advertislng furnlsbed on ap
plication Small dassified advertlsements, 10
cents per line first Inscrtion, five cents per llne
cach subscquent inscrtion.
(Entcrcd at thc Ilrattleboro rost office as
sccond class mail matter.)
The deelnrntion of the Republicnn
tntc eonventlon for nn enforeement lnw
imilar to the Volstead nct is simply rec-
oKiiltion of the necessity of rcvisitiB thc
quor laws of thc stnte to make them
consistcnt with thc fedcral law on the
subject. l'erhaps the word similar docs
not necurntely descrlbo what tho new
lnw must be. It miist bc concurrent
ith the federnl law, or contributinfc
to thc sanic effect, Rcpeal of tho
'erniont liquor law would be insuffi
cient bccausc it would lcavc no law for
ie stnte officcrs to cnforcc. Thc
stnte should nnt nttempt to shift thc rc-
pon.sibility of enforcitiK this lnw on
The first chatiKC in thc Vermont lnw
must be n definition of "intoxicntinR
(pior" or "liipior" that will ngree with
the federnl law. At pre.sent intoxicntini!
hiuor in Vermont includes all bevcrnKes
oiitninins one per cent or moro of nl
cohol. In thc new law this must bc re'
uecd to onc hnlf on one per cent nnd
n nddition to bcvcrnftcs must bo in
c'.udcd "lhpiids nnd compounds, whether
medicnted, proprietnry, patented or not
and bv whntcvcr namc cnlled." Tlie
present Vermont lnw permittiiiK thc snlo
of ferinented cider in bnrrels or casiss
of not less than 32 gallons must bc
All provlslons for votinc on tnc li
censc' question nt thc Mnrch mcetlnRs,
for lleensinj; tho salc of liquor (unless
poHslMy under licenses of the fifth
lnss) for collectliiK licenso fecs nnd th
prcscriptlon by n phynicinn of not moro
tlinn lnilf a plnt of liquor In -1 noura
for n pntlcnt must be rcpcnled.
The prohibition of the new lnw must
be more complete thnn the present lnw.
The present Vermont law says : "A
person shall not furnlsh or sell or
cxpose or keep witli intent to sell, any
ntoxientiiiK lhiuor, except ns ntttliorized
by this chaptcr." Tho fedcral law
savs: "No person shall manufacture,
ell, bai-ter, trnnsport, import, export.
deliver, furnish or possess any intoxl-
ating liqtinr. except ns nuthorized n
this nct." More compreliensivc prolu
biton thnn the stnte has ever had must
now bo made. The federal nct nllows the
sale ot liquor for non-bcvcrngc purposes,
wine for sncramcntal purposes under
n federal permit, nlso the manufac
ture and sale of denntured nlcohol or
denatured ruiii, mcdieinnl prepnrations
unfit for bevernge purposes, patcnt or
proprietnry mcdicincs, toilet, medicinnl
ind nntiseptie preparatons or solutions,
flnvoring extracts nnd syrups 'unfit for
levernge purposes, vinegar nnd pre-
served sweet eider. A'ermont enn pass
a law allowing the same privileges.
I'hysicinns under permit mny be nl-
lowed to preseribe not more thnn n pint
in ten dnys for n person nfter ninking n
hysical examinntion nnd being con-
vineed sueh preseriptton is necesary for
the relief of some known nilment. A
regiilnr phnrmacist, under permit, may
sell liqilor on n doetor's preseription, but
can lill n preseription lmt once nnd must
keep n complete rccord o 'all prescrip-
tions fiPed. Only preseription lilnnks
furnii-hed by the eoiiimissioner of lnter-
mi 1 revenue or his ngents cnn bi, used
by the physieinn.
Tlie triinsportation of liquor is nlso
seven'ly restrieted to prevent misrepre-
sentatlon of the nature of thc goods of
fered for shipmcnt nnd the dclivcry of
the pnrcel to nnyone but tlie bona fide
eoiisignee. Advertising of liquor in nny
form. exeept by mnnufncturers nnd
wholesale ilriiggists, pr of any mnchiiicry
of eontrivnnce for thc unlawful inanufac-
ture of liquor must be made illpgnl
I'robnhly n revision of tlie pennlties
for violation of thc wlll nlso have to
be revised to eomply witli the federal
act. Vermont law prohihlts intoxicntion
nnd imposcs pennlties therefor, whieh
tlio federal law docs not. I'robably
this feattire of thc state law can bo rc
talned in tho new nct,.
It will be seen sueh radlcnl changes
in the liquor law of Vermont nre neces
sary it prohnbly wlll be rewritten nnd
the person who does this will hnve n
big task to perform.
The platform ndopted. by the Hepub
enndldates for olliee will receivo genernl
fiidorsenu'iit by the people. Better town
i-onds nnd better rural schools nre geu
ernlly demiimled nnd can be obtnined
only by good business tnnnngeinent of
the stnte government. Equnllzntlon ot
jtnxntlon is n gnnl lnng nimed nt nnd
Babbitt Files Statement Showing
Expenses of $6,942.94
Total Expenses of Four Candidatcs for
(iovprnor $."'.!. 3(1 1.M .loh of Oovcnior
I'nys $3,000 Anntially.
t'ampniirii expendittircs for tlie $3,000
job of jiovernor of Vermont by tlie four
Ki'publicau eniKluIntcs up to tlie time ot
the direet primnry nggregnted $.")2,30l.rL
This is shown by'thc stntements of eam-
palmi cxpenilitures lilcd bv tlie entidi-
dates with the secrctary of state ns re
quired by the state law.
.inmes liartness ot hprinpiiem, ine
nominee, lilpil 1ns statement thi'' tnorn-
nir, sliowini; expenses of ?138,50().!l!), tlio
bulk of whieli wus spent in n eampaijjn
of publicity, the issuiiiK of bulletins
tlirotigh thc mails. Tlie Ilays advcrtisins
ngcitcy of liurlinpton was pani !jip,i. .).()
nnd tlie St. Albans Messcnger Co.
?10,08ri.8." for paper, printiiiK, etc., these
two items n,'(,'reKatiiig nearly $30,000.
Vredenclc 11. llabbitt ot llcllowi 1'nlls
filed his acount Thursday, Sept. 23,
showinc expenses of $0,042.04. It wns a
dny by day account, fully itemi.ed. The
expenses ot Uol. lurtis ft. J'.mery ot
Newport worc $1,71)8.0(1, ns publishcd in
The l'lioenix last wcek, nnd rrnnk N .
Al'iui, the Ludlow enndidnte, whosc state
ment was publishcd last week, spent
(Special to The l'lioenix.)
Sl'RINOFIELD, Sept. 21.
James liartness of this plaee, who
wns iiominnted for governor at the state
primarv eleetion ocpt. 14 on the Kepubli
fim ticket, today llled his statement of
campaign expenses witli tlie secrctnry ot
stnte iu Montpelier, under the law re-
(luirinj' cnndulatcs to hle thc expcnse ae-
eount within 10 dnys nfter the primnry
eleetion. Thc summnrv, with ercdits de-
ducted, shows expenses of .$38,.")G0.90, as
St. Albans Messcnger Co. for
paper. envelopes, and prmt-
lutr bulletins $10,08.").8."
Ilays advertising agency, for
jiostnge Rim e.xpense ot
Salarics, ofiicc clcrks
Mniling from Springficld and
postnge dttc on rcturned
Tclcphoncs nnd telegrnms ....
Printing, other thnn bulletins.
Photos, hnlftones nnd prints.
I'crsonnl trnvoling expenses . .
Personal hotol expenses
I'aid Ilailncss for Govcmor
club for following items:
ZTelepliones and telegrams , . 8B.8.
i'rmtinR h o.hi
Clcricnl nnd ofTlco expenso . . 2,77fi.05
Postnge nnd express 1,123.41
Senls nnd signs 1,022,70
(Special to The Phoenix.)
MONTPELIER, Sept. 24.
Frederick H. Babbitt of Bellows Fnlls
filed with the seeretary of state yester
day afternoon n statement of his eam
inigii expenses in his unsuccessful elfort
o seeure thc Jtepuoiieau guDernatorial
Tlie statement shows totnl expcndi-
tires of $0,042.94. The largest single
itcm was $2,010 for poatagc. His tele
phone bill was $2S7.60. Mr. Babbitt sent
in hia aceoitnt with dny by day items.
may involve new metfiods of tnxing au-
omobiles nnd tlie tnxing of nll visihlc
property whether personal or real es-
nte. Reeognition of womcn nnd the
nvitation for them to nccept political
espoiisiblitjes is in ncenrd with the lnt-
est constitutionnl amendment.
The enactment of n liipior enforee
ment law similar to the Volstead act
will make the state responsible for tlie
the enforeement of nationul prohibition
within its borders.
The deelnrntion for n eloscd primnry
indicntes the pnrty will not attack the
primnry law in general but will try to
make it more definitely n party vote for
eaudidates for the variou's offices. It
will rlose thc door to those Democrnts
who in yenrs past votcd for Agan aml
noininated, Clcment in governorslilp con-
tests. Sueh n chnnge will strengtlicn
the lnw ns it gives eneh political pnrty
opportunity to select the bet men for
The dcclnration for n lump sum com
pcnsntlon for legislators will have n
tcndcncy to curtnil legislntive expenses
nnd shorten tlie sessions of the legis
inture. JiCgislators nre unilerpnUI, ns
u rule, but witli n lump sum snlary pro
vided tliey will hnve it in their hands to
make the compensation buflieient by
hnstening the work of each legisiature.
TaUeu ns n whole the platform de
elares for thc intcrests of tlie people
rather thnn politieians nnd promises
progressive leglslntion thnt should ben
elit the stnte In service nnd iu expenses.
PLAINTIKF'S VEItDICT $2,000.
nmimKes Awnrded Estate of Fred Fnir
lianlis iu Suit Against Bellows Fnlls
Street Biiilroad Co.
Windham eounty court re-ennvened
Momlay nfternoon nfter the usunl
week-end teeess nud the rnse of R. Wnrd
Dent, ndmiiilstrntor, against tlie Bellows
Fnlls & Saxtons Ulver Street Unilwny
Co., whieh wns charged with negleet iu
eiiusing tho dentli ot i red l nirlianus o
Springfield (Vt,), wns taken up. Tho
jury wns taken to tlie plnce of the neel
dent for n iury vlew.
The tnl;ing of .tPftimnn.v wns romplet
ed yesturdny moriiiiig nnd the nrgumeiiti
and judge'H ehnrge were eompleted so
thnt tlie .iury tooK the ense niiout
o'elnek. They rcturned n verdlct nbmit
TUESDAY NEXT IS
FAIR'S FIRST DAY
Reports of Superintsrdents Point
to High Class Exhibition.
(invrriimcnt Band In Additlon (o Brnt-
tlcboro .Mlllfary Iland I)og Sliow
Keaturc of Last Day, Wednesday.
Th.. Vnllov fnir of 1020 will otipn next
Tuesdny nnii jirospects ari thnt it wlll
livo up 10 ine preiiieiioun ui
managers in every departmcnt. itc
ports received by the vnrious supcijln
tendents point to the tisunl variety of
high-class cxhlbits, while the special
fcatures promisc to be more intercsting
nnd etitertninitig thnn ever.
OMcinls ol the alley l air associa
tion nre to be eonsrntulnted tipon tlio
rcsults of their efforts to sccurc a cov-
crnmcnt bnnd for two days of the fair,
tho scrviccs of thc combincd bands oC
the 13th nnd 30th infantry regimcnts,
whieli plnyed nt the Enstern Statcs ex
position in Springfield, Mnss., nll last
A strinjr of Pereheron liorses from
the Connecticut AEricultural collego
nt Storrs. Conn.. and n hcrd of Aber-
dpcn Angus enttle, both of whieh wero
iit the Eastcrn States exposition last
week, have been booked for exlnbition
here, as well as a finc poultry exhibit
of Btiff Orpingtons, which won tho
sweepstakes at the Sprincfield (Vt.)
fair, and the Charlestown, N. II., fnir.
The uovernment bnnd, which is com-
posed of 30 picces, will arrive in Brnt
tleboro Mjonday, Oct. 4, by motor traws
portation and will remain hcrc until
Hiursdav nionunc, Oct. . It will
plny both days of thc fair. With tho
bnnd, which is considered thc best bnnd
tn the Enst, will come n reeruiting
party of 10 men, who will be nt the
fnir 'both dnys and will remain in nnd
nround Brattleboro thc entirc week.
Tlie party will bring full field cquip-
ment. tentage, etc, nnd will tie pre
pared to dcmonstrnte, to n certnin cx
tcnt, tho modc of living in the field
and the use of mnny of the picces of
equipment enrricd by military organiz
ntions in nctive s.ervice. Tlie Brattle
boro band will be augmcntcd for thc
fnir days nnd prohnbly will mimbcr 25
or more men, so the fnir is "well
fixed" with regard to inusie.
While Sccretarj- Tasker was in
Charlestown, N. II., Sept. 23 ns judge
of poultry nt the street fair and doing
some ndvertising for thc Valley fair
ho secured severnl fino exhibita of poul
try, including pens owned by Miss
Henrictta Hooker of Mount Holyokc.
Mr. Tnsker reportcd a fino parailo at
the Charlestown fair und an utlcndaRcu
of about 4,000 persons.
A feattire of-tlio necond day, which
will prnvc n rfccldeil nttractlon ln tho
doR Nhow. wlilch wlll take ploco In tlio
hiilliliiiC formerl.v uscd for the dairydc
pnrtment. Exccllent nccoinmodntlons
have been nrranced thcro nnd nresent
indicatinns nre thnt npproximntcly 100
logs will le lienclied. The prizes will
lie nwarded by .lohn .T. Cloiitmnn of
Salem, Mass., n well known judge. In
addition to ribbons In the regulnr
lasscH an exccllent Vist of specials hns
.lames V. Ferriter i superintcndent
of the dog sliow nnd Chnrle F. Mann
assistnnt siipprintendent. Tliey will be
nssUted by n specinl committee consist-
ing of I)r. (i. F. Bnrher of Brattleboro,
M. .T. Howen of Bellows Fnlls, II. N.
Bulcer of Bellows Fnlls. Dr. L. W.
Clough of Alstead, N. II.. L. F. Et-
Iis of Brattleboro. W. P. Iloughton of
Putney, Fred Miller of Ilnlifnx, W. J.
Pentlnnd of Brattleboro. II. ('. Itiee of
Brnttleboro. Dr. I"). .T. Smitli of Clnre
mont. N. II.. Fred E. Thomns of Itrat-
tlebnro nnd C. II. Weleoine of Green-
Valley Fair Noles.
Entries for the lioi.-cshow tiitchlns
eontest. n fenture of the first day, al-
eiuly hnve been receiTed from Brnttle
)oro. (itiilfnrd. Vernon. Diimmer.stoii.
(ilenhaiii Jones. rare secrctary, was iu
Nnrthaniptou. Mnss,, Tuesdny to nt-
tcnil thei 1 hree-l ounty fair s opening
dny. Secretaty dones sayg that laee en
tties for the Valley fnir have come iu
siiiprisiiigly well nnd there seems to bo
no doubt that nll clnsscs will be well
Secretarv Tasker is mnkine n Rnccial
effort to interest nll Granges in
iiidhnm, r ranklin, and Cheshire conn
ties iu the eompetition for the silver cup
ofii'ied for the best displny of veeetnbles.
fruits and eaiined coods. Snolford
(rnugp of West Chetcrfield, N. H., wou
tnc cup m IHlli.
It is expected that .lames V. Horton of
(iieenfield, Mnss., n vctran grnpo cxhibi-
tor at the Va ev fair, wi 1 be at tlie fair
this year. Ile hns one of the finest ex
hibits in New Encland. Mr. Horton is
not in the best of health. but if. hc is
able to biintc his exliibit here it will bo
one of thc most extensivc anit lnteresttiiK
iu ngricultural hall.
a n'cloek for the plaintiff to recovcr
Mr. Dent wns nssisted in the trlal
bv Wnrner A. Grnbain of Bellows Fnlls
a'nd Gi'orge A. Weston of Bellows Fnlls
nnd E. W. Gibou of Brattleboro nro
coiinsel for the defendnnt eompnny.
The test'iiiiony of plaintiff witnesscn
tended to sliow thnt Mr. Falrbanks cntuo
from SpriiiBfield with n load of young.
women to nttend n dnnce at Bnrber
pnrk, weut nround the rond to the park
and then went to Bellows Falls to get
another load. The sceond load wiw
made up of the witnesses wlio testitled
thnt when he returned to the pnrk from
Bellows Fnlls he did not go nround tlm
road, but pnvked his ear nnd the eompnny
wnlked down the trnek nnd over the
bridge, nud at the ensterly end of the
brldge Mr, Falrbanks wns struek by n
The elnim of defendnnt eompnny wns
thnt it wns n dnngeroiis plaee to gq
neros.s that there was a rpgular trnve"Iis,l
hlghyny to go nrmitid. but instend of go
ing nround the highwny tho pnrty ehosn
the dnngprous path nnd put themselven
in the wny of dnnger.
Neal W. ltieliinnud, son of Mr. nud
Mrs. (. S. lliehmond of Northfield lum
been commlssioned raptain of infantry
In the I'nited Stntes army. He reporta
nt Fort Etlinn Allen. Oct. S for nsslgn
met.it. Mr. Richmond hns been cmplojpd
in the stnte highwny depnr'tment.