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THE VERMONT PHOEN1X. BRATXLEIORO FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22, ;L922.
ItntclRh Drnkc of Idnho will bc n
gucHt durliiR thc holldnys of Pcrry Mny
nnrd of WashiiiRton Btrcct. Mr. Drnkc,
who 1h n wcll-known ccllist, wlll rIvc n
coiiccrt Frldny cvcninR. Dcc. 20. In thc
linptist church. IIc wlll bc nBBlHtcd by
Erncst Bnrre, bnrltonc nnd Mrs. W, 0.
Iiryaut, rcndort ot Grccnfleld.
Notlecs hnvc been reecivcd in town
tlint the 11th nnnunl confercncc of thc
older boyB of Vermont will bo.hcld in
Newport Jan. 12. 13 nnd 14. The nuea
tlon of (MitcrtninliiR the boyB in Brattle
boro for thls confercncc wub undcr con
Blderatlon, but wan Riven up bccnusc thc
new nicmorinl nrmory' nnd eommunlty
liouso woum not uc compieted.
The funcral of Hcnry J. Pronty wns
held Snturday aftcrnoon nt 1 o'clock in
Mornn &, Itohde's tindcrtnklnR rootns on
Grove strcct. Hev. E. P. Wood, pnstor
of AH SouIb churcli, officinted. Thc
burial took plnce in West Dummerston.
Thc bcarcra were Floyd Prouty, Joecph
Bnvia, Julius Prouty nnd Guy Prouty.
airs. Mny Holdcn of Townshend wns
here to attcnd the funernl.
Officers for thc ncwly-orRnnlzcd junlor
Christlnn Endenvor socicty of the Oon
grcgatlonnl church werc eluctcd in thc
mpctinR on Fridny nftcrnoon in thc
chnpcl. They arct Prcsidcnt, MarRaret
Duncnn; vlcc prcsident, Doris ItaiiRs;
Bccretary, Elennor Adnins; trcasurcr,
Jnmpu HtenniH. The mcotlnR was lcd
by Pcrry Howc. Thcrc will bc no mect
InR thin wcck Friday on accoUut of thc
An automobilc owncd by llcnry O.
Pearson of FitchburR, Mhhb., formerly
of Brattleboro, struck nnd kllled Edunr
Efitnbrook, 73, on thc Lunenburg stntc
road Snturday morning. The cbauffeur,
who wns on his wny to Boston with Mrs.
Pcnrson and hcr Bistcr, MIbb Ida Waite,
wob hcld blaroelcBs nftcr a iwlicc invcs
tigation, it bciiiR found thnt Mr. Estn
brook hnd become confuBod by the np
pronch of two cnrs nnd stcpped In front
of the Pearson luacblnc.
Mrn. Snbrn J. AdnniH. wifi nf Ahnnn
C. Adama of 04 SprinR Ntrcet, Keene, N.
H., dicd carly Saturday at hcr hoinc.
Her a'ge was 07 yeara. Shc had bcen n
rcsldent of Kcene nine years. Thc
funcral wrvicc was held in thc Aldrich
chnpel Monday morniiiR at 10 o'clock.
Thc burial took plnce in West Brattle
boro. Besidfs her husband, shp lcnves
two brotbers, Austin II. Ward of Brat
tleboro and Orvillc E. Ward of 'WeBt
inoreland, N, H., and several ncphcwB
' aA?,1 lssue? of ChIcnF TrHwne
(iu uuH.-i.Ku ouuinui cjiiuuin'u iHrjju
lalftonc pieturps of Misi Madcllne
?al-,5,.1,tJr jp nnd. ,5IrRV,
I redcnck f hilds of Chieago (Mr. (IuWh
tnnti(iue. thc IeaditiR charity ball of thc
winter, which will take plaee Tuesday
nrtn rpi. m :k11m
r'Shc will be nreeentod to Knciety at a
bU at Thc Blacknonc on Inday. Dcc.
. . ... '
,"1 '" V1,. ' 1. uawFoii; Miipt. primary, opRinncrK nnu
with n charlty btjll. Thc .Tournai ald cr!ltiiu ron d,,,,tH Mi-h. .T. W. Ilow.e;
nt her: "bhc will hnvc a lcadnis p.irt hUpt. of inlsidnns. MIsh Elizabpth BaRti:
in the debiitantc dinccH ot Lc Bnl l nn- in.. Ti-rin iin,irti, tiuu
ThC' qr;nrield K;c:rder of Saturday I'aBtpboard club. which is intpnd d to be
cqntainel the follownu! Grefiifield new I (.ailiermg placp for New York dovotro
itnn: "Through Mru. L.'E. Ho den of 0f bridse-i-. mcwhat nl ng the Hhpb of A'
Brattleburo. national vw pnwdent gcn mri's L)ndnn, accnrd'ns to an Iteii'
rral. Dorothy Quincy Hancock chaptpr, jn Thp Sptir ttnder the snciety a'id travl
D. A. R, has prescnted to the publlc li- ,;0tc.i, The club'B Hponsors nre Mrs. Bob
brary ix copies of A manual of Juo ort Gnelet. itra. .Tprnnio Nnpolem Binn
United StntPB for the information of im- parto. Mrs. Cnrroll WninwriRht, Mrs. Al
lnierantH. ench copy in n different fmJ n,.ml'cMton, Mrs. Gporgp T. Mnx
InngunRo. It i published in i hnRlinh, wcj nnll MrM. Allcn Gouvernpur Wcll
Rpariish. Itnlian. HunRannn. Aiddinb nnd mnnn,
Pollsh by tl-e National Hociety of thc D.
It.. for the information of immiRrants The funernl of Mihb Ilannnh Mullen
to aKiist them' in- bpcominR p'ltriotic of Boston. wIiohp body was brouRht to
Americaii cltizen1. Each immisrration Brattleboro Tuesday night, was held
nrrlvnl nt n port of entry is Riven i Vrd'iPdn- ioriii- t ! o'cItU it St.
mniMirl b"ok." Mlphnel's Itomnn Catholic churcli. Itev.
Major H. A. Pope of Springflcld (Vt.) Jnmes P. ltand officintpd. The burial
was iierp Thursday, Dec. 14. to inspect took placc in St. Michnel b cemctery.
Canton Palestlne and thc I.adies' nuxll- The body was acctimpanied here by her
lary at Odd FpIIowb' tcmple. It also two brothprs, Jnmes and Thomas Mul
was thc occaaion of the annual meetlng len. nnd their wivps. of 1 ranklin. N. II.
of each organization. After thc meetln? Willlam Mnrtln of Boston. Miss Isabplle
luncheon waa Ben-ed by the auxlliary. Hannon of Gardncr, Mass.. and Cor
OtTiccrs clected by the auxlliary. the nelius FltzRerald' of Ilinsdale. N. II.,
mecting of whiph wns held at 7.30 "ls attenilpd th" funcral. MIm MiiIIpii.
o'clock, were: Presldent. MrH. Alvena firmerly nf Ilinsdale N. H., died Mon
Miller; vice propident, Mrs. Eva Met- day in Pawtucket. It. I.
cnlf; Becremry, Mrs. Mnrcln Cushlne; ScdRwIck Woman's Ilelief corps held
treasurcr, MIbb Annie Cain. The follow- Uil ,innunI mcetinR December 14 in
ing officers were clected by Canton Pal- Grand A hnll( precciied by a scwinR
CBtine: Cnptain. Goorce Ki. BlRelow; mcctillg in (ue nftcrnoon nnd suppor nt
Hcutennnt, 0. Irai.k Hawkins; ensign, 0 0.cloclc. Tll(! f0n0WinR officers for the
Goorge A. Stone ; clerk, Fayctte Miller; yfar were cicctcd . Prcsidcnt, Mrs. Mnry
nccountant, Will J. Cain. Kobinson: senlor vice pres., Mrs. Mny
Tbc funcral of CarloB K. Jones, who Morrls; junior vice preB., Mrs. Myrtle
died Tuesday, Dec. Y2, was held nt 3 Covcy; trcns.. Mrs. Emily Allen; chnp
o'clock Fr'dny nfternoon at All Souls lain, MIbb Alice Miller; conductor, Mrs.
church. Rcv. Edwin P. Wood, pnBtor, Annie Brackett ; Ruard, Mrs. Sarab
officlated 'and Mrs. Arthur II. Brasor Sawin ; deleRates to thc department con
nanR Lcad, Kindly LiRbt, and Nearer, vention, Mrs. A. LouiBe Allen, Mrs.
My God, to Thce, with Miss Izettn Sarnh Sawin, Miss Alicc Miller. Mrs.
Stcwart at the piano. Thc burial took OeorR.n Converse, Mrs. Eva CJark ;
place In the Adams lot in Prospect Hill alternates, Mrs. Julia Cooley, Mrs.
cepietcry. The bearers were Freeman Laura Washburn, Mrs. Annie Brackett,
Seott, Irvin G, Crosicr, A. It. Stebbins Mrs. Maude Benson, Mrs. Lcnn Adaru.
nnd Bcnjamin Ncwton. AmonR those ,
from out of town who attended the 1
funernl 'were Mr. nnd Mrs. L. II. Henkel L.EAVE TO ESCAPE STOBM.
of Ynrmouth, Me., Elwin Jones and .
(amiiy, ltoy jones anu lamiiy and Uert
Smith and family of Newfane.
The funcral of Mrs. Albert A. Keycs,
ivho died Dec. 12, wns hcld in the home
at B Myrtlp street nt 1.30 o'clock Fri
day afternoon, Hev. Edwin P. Wood of
All RomIh phureh nffipiiitiniT. Thprp werp
many beautiful flowers. Mrs. Willlam ailJ- Julius Newton, who were camping
H; Borid BanR Them That Slccp, anil "bout two miles from the Somcrset rcser
Lcad, Kindly Elfiht. Thc burial took volr of the New EiiRland Powcr Co., on
placc in roBpect Hill cemctwrv. The " t.ninu tnp, pickcd up their beloiiRiiiR
(pi.riTH w'prc H. II. Thnvnr. Tlollnml .t Hiniday aftcr the hard suowstbrm set ii.
Wilson. II. S. Goodenough and II. M.
Hnrootlati.i Ti.nun fV.,, .ir. .,
tended the funeral werc Misa Acncs Bul-
lock" uf Meridcn Conn., Mr. nnd Mrs.
VraA Smiti, tr Af.i-n ,,.,.1
Mrs. Hazel' WebHter of Surincfield.
Maas., and Mrs. Frank W. Qoodrleh of
The fuu-ral of Henry E. Mundidl, edi
tir of the fondondvrry Siftcr whn, dli-d
Dcc. 13, wns held nt 0 o'clock I'riday
m nni r In St. Michael'H Ittmriii ('a.
! urch. Rev. .Tnmi'H P. Itaml oinointlnir.
The burial took place in St. Michacl's
cemctery. The benrcrs erp Frank Mun
dell. Allle MuihIpII, Gcrg,o Mundcll and
J.- Ilenry Mundcll. Thnse from out of
town who attended th" funeral werc; .1
Ilenry MAindell nf Vcrnrmt ncademv.
Hnxtflim Hiver, nnd Miss Mnric Mundcll
of South L'mdorderry, Frank and
Oeorpp 1f""de1l of M"t'Bii" M'bm. nnd
Mr. and Mrs. Allle Mundcll of South
ir. .i.i!nn"ii j'nn'-d 'ri" iii
Fe'l 'wn ! dtt" in S uth T.nndnndprrv
ro'iie ve'ir n"o but be hnd not b' en n
-I" lr t r,pp'l, vear.
" Tlie nnnunl plertion of ofncprs of Avfc
Maria Circle, DaiiKlitcrs of Isnbella, was
held M-nd-n- r.-m,i h T-'p''" "f Co
lumbiiB liall. The followlns ollicprs were
elected: i Regent, Mrs. Jolin Gunnj vlcc
reccnt, Mrs. M. J. Mornn; rhnncellor,
MIbh Hltn Eckeld; custodlnu, Mrs.
Jnmefl P. Ferritcr; monltor, MrH. P. M.
rcrnicr; iiiiiint iai 1"",'""",tli-'t tbev npfieved he would nccept.
Tunney; recordlng bpp., MIsh Mnry C. j Northiimnton corrpHpnndcncp ot
fJrndv": 'trpns.. Mlss Helenn Rntte: inner
gunrd, Miss Akiich DovIp: outcr gunrd.
Miss Mnvbellc Spnuldlng; bnniipr
benrer, Miss MnrcnrPt Gorlwir.lno; or
pnnlst. Mrs. Willlam Rllpy; sprlbe. Miss
AHpp Mnnnini:.' culdes. Mlsa Doris
Coombs, Miss Marguprite Hnu; trustee
for thrco yarn. Mn. w. J. Knino; cnoiri
lNidr, MUo Ollvette Buckloyj drilll
leader, Mrs. Joseph Qangler. I
BRATTLEBO ftO. j
MIbs Mnrgnret T. Mornn fcll Wednesv
dny on Oniial street near Blrge strcet
nnd broko hcr lcft wrist.
Rev. E. Q. S. Osgood wlU conduct tlic
clmpcl service nt tlio Rctrcnt Sundny
nftcrnoon nt 3 o'clock.
Under tlio Ohicngo dance divislon ot
"fortheuiniiiR evcnts" in tlio Dcc. 15 isstic
of The Spur, a mngnzinc devoted to o
eiety, itrt, thcatrcs, otc, ls thc followiug :
"Deceinber 22, Mr. and Mrs. O. Freilcr.ck
Chllds. for Miss Mndelelnc Chllds; Blnck
Mrs. Hnrrlc 0 E. Prntt, clcrk in
Iloiighton & Slmonds's Mtoro, nllppcd on
tlic ice Tuesdny in frout of the Ccntrc
OoiiRreRattonal churcli, whlle, on hcr wny
lo hcr liomo on Putney road, nnd frac
tured both bones in thc riRht wrist. Dr.
Edwnrd It. Eyneli wns 'cnlled to nttcnd
The commtinity Christmns trec, wlilcb
wns, donntcd by n locnl buslness innn,
linH' bcen put in plnce on tbo plnzn by
the Twln Stnto Gns & Rlcctric Co. nnd
wnB lir'itod Mmdnv nlsht for thc ll-st
timc. The Twln State Co. nlso furnlshos
the electrlclty. Thc tree will be liRhtcd
ench evcniiiR through thc bolldays.
Thc flrc depnrtmcnt wns oustcd from
its rccent long pcriod of rcst Wed-'Cdny
niorniiiR when It wnB cnllcd by tclcphon
to thc old Hlcbnrdson fnnn, now owncd
by thc Crvstnl SpriiiRs Ice-Co., nbou
hnlf n uiile south of Fbrt Dummcr
Hcights. When the truck nrrivcd thcrc,
the firo nlrcndv hnd becn cxtinRuishcd.
It wns confincd cntircly to thc chimncy
nnd no dnmngc wns donc.
According to n Londnn cnblc to thc
New York Hernld. n lyndon flrm ls
offcrins for nale for -800 guIncaB thc
mnnuscrlpt of n story clnlmcd to havo
becn writtcn hy Kudynrd Kipung nnd
entitled At thc Pit's Mouth. Mr. Kip
ling snys bc does not remembcr hnving
writtcn mich n Btory, nnd he hnB rcfuseil
to givc pcrmission for its publlcatlon.
It wns writtcn in 1884, when Mr. Kip
ling was doing newspapcr work in Indin.
If thc Bnlc is cnrrlcd out a court action
Rpports of thc businpss for thc lnst
yenr werp (riven nnd plectlon of ofiice-s
for tlip euiiinR ypnr took place in Uip
nnnuil mecting of thc Is'tfies iiuxuinr
of Iir;ittlpboro post. Amcrican Lefilon
Tuo.sday evcniiiR in Grand Army hall.
Follnwtnc nrp thc officers plectcd : Prcsi
dent, Mrs. Dennisnn Cowlps; vice prpsi
drnt. Mrs. D. H. Smith; pecrotnry, Mrs.
E. W. Oibson : trcnKtiror, MIbb Rlizn
bcth Mornn : cxpcutlvc commlttee, Mre
II. II. Dines. Mrs. C. S. Hopkins nnd
Mr. Kdimiml Manley. The nppolntivc
olncprH will bp n'ltnfd latpr.
The annnnl mcctlns of thc Sundny
ulirvyl linnf.l nt tn Toflirnllcf Tntuvttio 1
clvnreh was hcld JIonl:n cvpninR, w i n
ihee o ccr wcrc f ecteu : Sunt.. ban
(ord A. DaniplH; fir.t nsBt. Hupt., B. K.
('ovpy; Hccond aHt. nupt.. JohnW.
Uowe; mipt. junlor dept., Miss Slinnip
Haker; trcaw. of bencvolcuecB. Herman
Kuhner; supt. of homc dept., Mrs. Eliza
Mrs. U. . Hawkcsworth of 110 fJntt
K.?c?lorJf?, "S. . n.
u. u,.,mlville orci.CKtra t0 New York to
iday for a bnrn dance. has orRanizi'd th
Brattleboro Fltdiermen ThoUght lt Good
Dlsciction to Gct Out of Somcriet
Wildsi FishlnR Poor.
In older to cscape boinc hopclessl
huowuounu ior scvcrai uays tlirce Hrattle-
boro men. Dana Htalford. Arthur Manlev
an'1 IP"dpl for home, coverinR tho 4(i
iiiilCH in about four liours. The men hnd
fcut Vu b?m.t! tip-ups in the reservoir, after
Lfttung no ea ti.roURti tne cejmt wiiei
they nwoke Sundny morninR aud eaw
now nlready hnviiiB faUen, they thought
t would be ircod discrption to take in tn
tip-ups and Ret out whlle the gcttinR was
giod. It wus neccsmry to makc trips to
lie pnml nnu ntter trampmg aoout cirii
oiilin in thp hiiow thP nicn Btarted hom
"Ir. StntTord's automobile nbiul-
i o'clock. The fishinR wns not especiall'
oo( . but (liirincr their briel stnv th
tbree men trok out 11 pickcrel weiRhinp
i'i 'tit a I'ound nnq one-hnlf ench.
REV. CLAPP ACCEPTS OALL.
Aiuiotinced Irat KvciiIiir Intcntkn to
Go to L'nltcd Consi-esatloiul Churcli
In New Ilavtn.
Itev. Hiehnrd II. Clann. nnstor of the
rint i;on"regntionni ciiurcn oi wortn
amrton, Mnss., formerly pa3tor nf tho
Cn.''e t; ngr (T nal cMincM lier'. -n
nouiifed 'o H'p r. hh'i nt tip 'i 'inrsil "
Ight mcetinR 1 1s intentimi. tn lcave IiIk
prc"pnt pastorate abnut February .1 if
satisfaclory nrrangpmpnts can le mnd.
to take up tho pastorate of the United
Congrpfiat'nnal church nt New Hnvnn.
.jir.ouncempnt cnme froin New Hnven
lnst week Thursdny thnt the cnll had becn
pxtpnd"d to Mr. Clapp nnd hln jicoplp
,,nvo sni(j wlth e'Xpref,Hlon of deep regrct
thp Snrincfle'il Rtiiblieti nf Monday
snld: "Rev. Mr. Clnpp hns been pnstor
liprn exnctly fonr yenrs nnd hls golng
will he felt to bc 11 d'fitlnct comnumltv
'ss ns wcll ns nn unwplcom ilpvelop
mo"t fnr thc First Congregntlonnl pnr
The uwi of rosmetlrf Is pqtd tn h on
the Incrense hinong the women of Parls.
Clnrcncc Brooks has flnUhcd work for
fl. S. Killclea. clectrlclan.
Mrs. A. J. Currler of Froat strcct 1s
confliied to hcr bed by illness.
Col. Ernest W. Glbson wcnt Wctlncs-1
day lo Montiiclicr on biiBincss.
Mrs. W. T. Call wlll ro to New York
to vlslt relatlvcs ovcr tho holiday.
Mrs. Fred 0. Sarzcnt of Esterbrook
strcet ls confincd to hcr home by illness.
Pnul Bcrnnrd of Boston wlll vislt nt
hls home on Tylcr Btrcet ovcr ChrlBtiuns.
Mrs. E. Fr Howc of Grovc atreet. Is 111
With bronchltlB nnd" Is conilneii to bpr
Phlllp Putnam and II. II. Russcll lcft
Tupwlny for Synicusc, N. Y., on busl-
Robcrt Wheclcr has bcen conllnrd to
hls homc on Pcarl strct a few days with
Ijiiclen Howe cnme ycstcrdy fr'vn
Boston to vlsit ovcr thc wcek-cnd with
Mrs. M. I. Bcnnett, who has bcen con
fmed to her home several days by illner.s.
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin D. Wilson hnve
taken a room on tlie sccond floor In the
Mrs. J. E. Maun Is usslstlnR In the
oflicc nt Manu's drygoods store durinR
tliu holiday rusli.
Mrs. A. E. Wood, who Is BpondlnR thc
wintcr in Boston, is nt hcr home here
for n few d'lys' Btay.
Miss Astrld Erlckson is worklnp dur
ing thc holldnys in Ilopklns's tlowcr
store on Maln Btrcet.
George Lynch, Btudent In SyraciiHP
unlvcrsity, Is at his home on Putuej
road for the vncation.
MIbs Isabclle Hannon of Oardner.
Mnf.8., was a Riiest here Wcdncsday of
.iiish Musan lianrauan.
MIbs Iorn Blood lcft WcdncMlay for
.mics, Aiicti,, wtiere Riie will vlslt sev
ernl wcpIib with fripnds.
Mrs. Volney Hopkins, who IrUl becn
visiting several wecks in West Rupert,
rcturned lmmo Tucsd ly.
Mrs. M. P. EBtcy wlll come Saturday
from Boston to vialt ovcr the holidayH
with Mr. and MrB. Joseph G. Estey.
Mrs. R. C. Clark wcntto Cambridge,
Mi'ns.. ytstrrday tn Kpe 'd the h l.dnys
with her niothcr, Mrs. B. F. Pcrkins.
Mrs. Kcttie Picrce of Bellows Falls
Ib spendinR a few wecks in the home of
Harry M. Sweetland of Putney road.
Mrs. Eliza Dotighty. houspkpfper in
fhe home of C. A. Wood. Is cnnflned to
her home on Eels court with ncuritis.
Miss Ruth IIo-wp is evpected todiy
from New York lo cpcnd n week'B vnca
tion nt hcr home on Oak Grovc nvcnue.
Tyoili( Kalne, who is enipl .ved in New
York, is ainong tlmsp who wlll spciul the
liolid,.ys in town. He ih expecied Satur
day. Mrs. J. C. Murphy of Canal Htrcct
it"d"nvent nn opprition jcsi"rd y in
the Mclrosc bospital by Dr. Edward H.
M'ss MarR-ret Barber is exppctcd tn
m-ivc home todiy from AVashiugtnii, D.
C. to visit hcr parcnts. Dr. and Mrs. G
Miss C rric E. M. Hatchcr of 18 Cediir
Btrect has gone to New Brunswick. .
,.to visit in thc 1 ome of hcr niece. Mr
. G Helyar.
Philip Wheclcr. studcnt In Wcslejan
univcrsity, caine Tuehday night to npcnd
thc Christmas vacation nt hls home on
Miss Elizabeth Crane has come from
Mount Holyoke college to rcinain with
hcr parents, Mr and Mrs. E. H. Crane,
over the liolidays.
Mra. Eugcnin M. Pcttee returned
Wednefidav nieht nfter n Kcvcrnl wcks
visit in New York, Mnplewood and
Montclair, N. J.
Miss Dorothr Iratt. who is nttendinL'
Franilnghnm normal school. will come
todar to spcnd a wcek nt her home
on Wnlnut Btrect.
Willlam Mnrtln of Boston. who cnme
tn nttend the funeral yesterday of MIbs
Hannah Mullen. is spendlng u few days
nt the Brooks House.
Mrs. Elln Warner. nrincinnl of n
school for thc denf in Beverlv. Mnss..
rame Wcdncsday to vlslt in the home of
her brother. t recinnn Scott.
Leighton' Noyes came Mondav nieht
from Boston, wherc he attends Boston
.4.1 ? i Cl, KJ , U I lillk UIO 1K1 1 IT.J kfl, l-f L . UIIU
Mrs., W. It. Noyes, until Jaft. 2.
HenrT Lawton cnme vesterdav from
Burlineton. where hc attends the Unl-
verijlty of Vermont, to remain during thc
vacation at his home on Oak atreet.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Hcnkel, who were
called here by the dcath of Mrs. Henk
pI'b fathcr, Carlos K. Jones, will rctnrn
today to their home in YannoUth, Me.
Mrs. David Grove of Canal Htreet
went Wedncsdny to Providence. wherc
hlic wlll spenu tne uolidnys. sue will
be joined thcre later in the week by Mr.
Miss Julia Simonds cnme Wrdnesdiy
frnm Nnutli T?!idliv wlipn h i n Hlii-
dcnt nt Mount Holyoke college, to spcnd
tne vacation nt ncr tiome on wentcrn
Eugcne Mornn camc Wcdncsdny from
MercersburR, Pn., where he attends
Merpersbtirg ncndPiny. to visit ovjcr the
holldnys with his purcnts. Mr. nnd .Mrs.
M. .1. Mornn.
John C. Hcnnhv of Montnelier nnd Dr,
I.awrence F. Hcaphy of New York cnme
,vstprd',y to re-nnjn ovpr (I'rist'nns with
their slstprs. Miss Annn'nnd Miss Rcglna
Hpaphy of Ccdar Btrcet.
Mtb, j. W, Fuller. who was cnllcd
lipre on nccniin' of the illnexs of her
snn, ,M. R. Fnller.- rctnvncd Tuesd'y to
hr li'imp 'in Gardiner. Me. Mr. Fuller,
who lins bcen ill with pneuinonia, is lm
Pcrry M'l.viinrd, stndcnt nt tlic Massn
t'huBetts Institnte of Technolog.v, cam"
hoine last evpning to ppeud thp va
""ation nt his hnmp on Washington
reet, Hp w-'s nPcompnnlpd by Rnlc'g'
Drnkc 'f B st- n
Jolm Kuhlkp of Brooklvn, who wns
fnnd unconscIniB bv r Mrs Eli7nb"tli
McGrccvv In hcr Rirngp. whprp hc hnd
c;np to stnrt thc HiRiiie in his Mutoinn
b'lc. 1ns retumiMl to his hnmp in Bronk
Iyn nnd is slowly rccoverinE.
Dr. W. R. Novps wns called TiiPBdii)
night to Ktnnstcnd, I'. Q.. by the illness
of Mrs. iSoypBH Hitncr. u. u. Iluntlev.
who fcll nnd frnctiirtil hls hlp. Dr
Novcs ncc'mpanicd Mr. nnd Mrs Hunt
'ev be-p vcst di'' n"d M'r Tlipit'e- wi
nkcn I i tlic Mcinoi'litl bnsp'tnl.
fin.. r. tt..i.i...i a an..t.... 1..
.llli-n I'- IWiin illliti'H'il 11 ni-nnii 111 nn-
n .1 'nn ... w ... k
llll 111-Lll.Ul ttllllVI u II llllll II 111
t .,.1,.. ,?.iii ..,. ,.1 t
Oardiipr, Mnss.'.' where he has becn vlsit-
Iiir her fnthfr, Wnlter E. Iluhbard. nnd
wlll speml n wecK wftu .Miss Addle
Ballpy at Frank C. StrePterH' on Oak
Grove nvpnue. MIbb Antoinettc Taylor
of New I.ondon Ih expepted Tupsdny Uy
be n guest 11 fejw days of Miss Huhbnrd.
Mrs. ChnrlPH Vnn MiVHck nf rieve
Intid. O,, nnd d-Micbtcr. Miss Margnret
Dnhm. who nttPiids St, Fnlth's sci'onl ln
STntrgii, N. Y., cnmp hprp yesterday to
visit Mrs. Vnn Mcrrfck's pnrcnts, Mr
nnd Mrs. J. O. Dnv Mr. V-mi Merrlck
01 O'evnlond. nnd (Tlnrpnce Dnlnn. stu
ilciit ln rvdmtp, nrc pxnecfcil Iipip tn
day nnd Miss D -rothv Dny of New Ynvk
is aiso cxppnen tonignt tn ppena inn
holldnys nt hcr home on Williston Btreet.
liouts Prcfontnlnc flnlflhed work Sat
urday night for the Crosby Grnln cotn
pany. Mrs. Dcxtcr L. Stonc of Putney rond
went thls wcek to Boston to sfTlv sev
Miss Clarn Pcrry Ib here from Boston
tn snciid thc holldavn at licr humo un
Edward Sclitllcr of Grccnfleld was in
town over the wcek-cnd on buslness, re
Avalon Convcrsc of New York Is here
to rcmaln over the bolldays at hls homc
on Hlgh strcct.
Hnrry Plkc of Burlington Is visltlnc
hls parcnts, Mr. nnd Mrs. Arvlnc Plkc of
South Maln ntrect.
MIbs Margarct T. Moran haB taken n
tiosltlon nt the Mcmorlal hospitnl, carlng
for thc nurBPB home,
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Sawycr of Chester
visitcd here Fridny with her mother,
Mrs. Lo'uls D. Harris.
Waltcr Gay of Windsor was n wcek
cnd gucBt of hls slstcr, Mrs, Charlci
Siockwpll of Ccntrnl strcet,
Mrs. Sarab Ktdder Is 111 and confincd
to hcr bcd In hcr home nt MnJ. F. W.
ChildB's on Terrace Btrect.
Allan Davls. senlor n,t Norwich uni
vorBlty, is nt hls homo In town to rcmaln
during thc Ohriatmna rcccss.
Miss Ethcl Ooodalo, tcacher In Spring
ficld, Mass., vleltcd at her homc ou West
ern nvcnue over the weck-end.
Allnrnpi ITnrotil M Wlillnot. wm
hnd bren 111 in thc Mclrnse hoGpltnl, was
uack in nis omce .Monday.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Lyman E. Holdcn rc
turned Saturdny night from Boston.
wherc they nd becn a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Cranc rcturned
Saturday night from New York, where
Mr. uranc lmd oeen on buslness.
Mrs. Charles Richaruson of Grccnfleld
vt8lteil here Tuc-div with Mrs. Har
rlctt B. Howard of Mnln Street.
Archle B. Clark of New York was n
weck-end viBitor In town with fricnds
and was a Riiest at thc Brooks House.
Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Pratt have re
turned from New York. wherp they had
becn three wceks, Mr. Pratt being on
Mrs. .1. Frank Whcelcr of Pearl stre -t
went Wcdncsday morniiiR to New lyn
don, Conn.. to visit her fcistcr, Mrs.
Enicst Glbson, student at Norwlc'i
niversity, is spend'ng the lolidays with
hls parents, Col. and Mrs. E. W. GLbso
of Oak Btrect.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Carl Henkel and two
d; ughtcrs. lpft Sundny for St. Pctprs
urRli, Fla where they will rcmian dtir
ng tlie wintcr. s
Frnnc's AuMin if, hcro frnm 'l)irt
in' uth c- Hprp to visit ovrr f'c Christmns
vncnfi-,11 w'th his parents, Mr. and Mrs
Clayton Itandall of Nashua. N. II.,
who had brcn visiting at his home on
Cannl street over the wcekcnd, rcturned
Mi's G"ncp Emrron ca'np Tnpdnv
nlsht from. Albany. N. Y.. to spend the'
nonaays witn ner s ster, Mrs. C U. '
Fitts. nnd fnmlly. 1
... . .. , , ...
sninl. hav finlfllipd work there. Sb 1
wil! do private nursinr.
ss Anne Crecd f thp Ho'steln-
Kricsinn nsnocintlon rflicp. will iro Sat-'
mnin ovpr thp wppk-pnd. 1
Mr. nnd Mrs. A. W. Montgomery will
lcnvc Satunlny for .1 two-wccks' visit In
Terre- Hnutc, Inff. ' -with their son,
Ijieut Hnrry Montgo-nery.
SIIss Irene Coombs. vls is tnkinir a
dental course in Rochester. N. Y., ls here
to spend two wecks with hcr pnreuts.
Mr nnd Mrs. Robcrt E. Coombs.
Mrs. J. J. Estey wns called Wednes
day to Cambridge. N. Y.. by the serious
illness of Rcv. Thomas Cull, who is in
n hospitnl tliere with pneumonia.
Mrs. Howard Morse of Keene. N. II..
who had been n gnest the pnst two
wecks of Mr. nnd Mrs Alfred Jordan.
rcturned tn her home Wedncd-'.v.
Miss Marjorle Howes of Northfield
(Vt.) and Miss Doris Creller of Alburgh
have entered the trainlng nchool for
nurses nt thc Mutunl Ald assoclation.
Miss Mary Clark went Wcdncsday
to Newark, N. J., where she will visit
over the bolldays ln the home of her sls
ter, Mrs. Island B. Rounds. and family.
MIbb Helen Miller, who ls a Btudent ln
Midillpbury co'Iege, cnme Monday to
spcnd thc vacation with hcr parcnts, Mr.
and Mrs. George P. Miller of Guilford.
Kcnncth Rlpley, student nt tlie Unl
verBlty of Mulne, is here to spend the
hojldnys-with hls pnrcnts, Dr. nnd Mrs.
II. G. Rlpley at the Brattleboro Retreat.
Mrs. Eymnn Smith of East Angus,
P. Q., came on Tupsday to vlslt hcr
mother, MrB. Charles li. Crosby. Mr,
Smith will join hcr here for the holi
dayH. Mrs. Frank W. Goodrich nnd daughter
Milliccut, who were called here by the
nth of Mrs. Albert Keyes, rcturned
Mondny to their hoiue in Middletown,
Dnnlel Lyons nnd Frnncis Fitzgibbons,
studerirs In St.Michael's sclicol nt Win
oBki, cnme Wcdncsday to rcmaln nt
their homcs in town over the Christmns
Mr. nnd Mrs. W. II. Rlchnrdson rc
turned Saturday from Boston, where
they had been dctainrd on account ot thp
''lness of Mr. Hlcliardson. - who is n
Lyman Adams of Worcester acdem'
cnme Fridnv night to spcnd the Christ
mns vacntion nt his home here. He is
W'fking this wcek iu the Goodnow, Pcar
-n & Hunt store.
Mr. nnd Mrs. D. W. Overockcr, who
hnd becn in nnrton hPverni wppks, wnen
Mr Ovcrockpr is in charce of rond con
structlon work, hnve rcturned to their
lumc 011 Oaniil street.
T W TTnrrcv rctnrnofl Sniulnv nflcr
nnon from Olonpcstcr. Mnss.. vliero he
went to attend thc wcdding Saturday
pvening of his brother, Theron Hnrvey.
He actcd as best nian.
Mtss fTclcn M 'ti'pv, who attends Sul-
1 ns p eirp at Vircinin I'nr ;. Bristol
Vn., is here to sp"nd the yncatlnn with
l'cr pTents Mr, nnd Mrs. John B.
Mnnlcy of Inin street,
Mr. nnd Mrs. G P. Beecher lcft nn
I'npqdnv f r l'ir nn,,i Tovr''T
O inn. Mrs. BepcliPr hnd been Bnendlnc
! scvprnl wecks here with her pnrpnts, Mr,
- nnd Mrs. S. W. MpihIp of Chnpln strpflt,
. ,1 . ,, 1 , ,
I. rd'py Hnrtwe II, who ls n frcshmnn
. T. . ., ... ... ... . .
;nt Dartiii'iuth rollcjc. nnd who is nl hw
J1011";" l0?i" '.T ,,UL' h '''I''uL0! .'
' ',l,r. ih' "?. " . ',W. V ?,ejh
pnrtmcnt of thu Dunham Brothcrs com
Mnurlce Buckley wns glven a surprisp
pnrty Mondny nlcht nt hls li'uiic at Ve
nide liivern on t;nnal street ny ia or nt
frloiuls. the occnslon beinc l is 12th birtl
day. Hp wns iirescnted Bevcrnl gifN
riurlnr tho eveniiiR games wero playcd
Irofresiimentn were bcivihi.
MIr Helen Woodworth, Btudent nt
Middlebury cnllreo, cnmo Von -v to
I M.-!... ' !,... 1 1. I,.. ....
IIIH'IIU V.-MI 111111111- llllllllill HH ll'-l ('III
ents, Rcv. nnd Mrs. A. V, Woodworth
I '" b"nn v"'knr TiiP'd'" rturHt h
umiaaj ia xuuuiun
Hurlburt Woodworth Is 111 with sore
throat and is undcr the carc of n pliysl
clnn. Miss Grace Burt Is cxpccted Sunday,
to fpcnd Christmns nt her homc on Bon
Miss Elbertn Knlght, hlgh school Btu
dent, Is confincd to her homo with nn
Arthur Woodworth. studcnt nt Nor
wich unlverBlty, Is nt hls liome for thc,
George C. Hnrris nnd son, Frcmont
H'Trls, wcnt Monday to Pittsfield,!
Mnss., on buslness.
MrB. Clntidc Cnrr Is oiit ngnln, nfter
confliied to lr home n wcek
n t.i tj ..i i '
inving bcen m
with a Bcvcre
Airs, V. lii. iyicr of ItrattlPtKiro was
admittcd Saturday to the Mclrose hos-
tiit.ll fnr mn.liniil l.nnltn.nl I
pital for mcdlcal trcatment
Mrs. II. W. Carpcnter of arccnflcld
spcnt Wcdncsday herp with' hcr purcnts,
r. nnd Mrs. II. h. Nlchols.
Mrs. Bert Akelev has rcturned from
Bellows Falls, where she had been vlsit
Iiir n few wecks with relatlvcs.
Miss Hazel Chase, tencher in thc Wil
mltiRton hlgh school, ls nt her home here
to Bpend the Christmns vacation.
Thp nnnunl Christmns trec nnd pnrt
nf thoi Bnptlst Bible schuol wlll bc given
thls evcrtiiiR nt 7.30 In the church.
Mrs. Llllinn Emcrson, nurse nt the
hospitnl, wlll go tomorrow tn her home
In Bellows Fnlls to spcnd Christmns.
Miss Hnzel Gompton, tcnchcr In Bur
llnRton, is exppcted Snturday to spend
thc Christmas vacation with Miss Enurn
Miss Kathcrinc Stockwell, student at
Middlebury coIIcrc, came to her home
here Wcdnpsday lo visit during thc
Mrs. Jnne Higlcy, who undcrwcnt a
Bllght operntion 011 hcr enr by Dr. E. R.
Lynch. is bcttcr but still Ih confinel t
The liolldny rusli at the postoffice be
gn ln f''U strPiiTth M'uul v. 1 la v
number of nutgolnR nnd lncoming pnck
iups belng hnndled thcre.
Wnlter E. MorRan of MlnneapoHs
cnme Mnnda.v to visit his 'no hcr M
Ncllie Morgan, and Bisters, Mrs. Maritu
Pcrry and Mrs. Bcnjamin Blodgett.
Mrs. Flora Adams of Northfield.
Mass., cnme Snturdny to vlslt Mr. nnd
MrH. J. S. Morsc nnd bc prcsent nt tln
Rolden wcdding anniversary Mdndny.
Miss Betsey White Piitertnined n fev
little friends in hcr homc ycsterdny nft
prno 11 in honor of her fourth birthd .
Refreshm,nts of ice-crcan. nnd cak
M'ss Evclyn Metcnlf, soph morc n
thc t'nlvcrv'.ty of Vermont, cini' y s'c
!' nftrrno in'froin BtirHiton to sre
tlie v c ti 'ii with her pnrenisl Mr. u'ul
.Mrs. ti. 11 .Mpicair,
Allnn Hnmllton ln here from North
field (Vt.). where ho is a Btiident at
Norwich unlvcrsity, to spend the vaca
tion witli Uls pnrenlB, .Mr. anu .Mrs,
I Harry K. llnmuton.
I Miss Elizahcih Allen went ypstcrd
0 stfin:, V"? JOit1C n" 1 ,tc,llbur
"' , " "".
Wn. P c'' llCr ,:t''u l" c",sult
spicialistl for nsthmn.
M;ss IcKinn, graduMP nurs. i
LTr'"5 f,F Mr'1''' C. Iurpby of C .1
rccx: W10 u"d "'7cnt. " , Qrim ,0l,er
,., mi,. t i, 0if ,1
Miss Fox, who with her mother is
?Pcupylng the upper npnrtment in Miss
Knte Whelcr'B house during the wintcr,
11 work M uidny 111 the Holstcin
Frieslan aBsociatlon offices,
Miss Beatrice I. Hamel rcturned Sat
urday night from Boston, where she had
becn slnce Tuesday. She attended
mecting ot thc nlnmni of the IJnrt pri
vate hospital, of which shc is a gruduate,
John Kathan of Chcsterfield. N. II
who hnd bcen in the Melrose hosnitai
nvnrly three months for medical treat-
ment, wns removed liicsd.iy to Mrs
uiara .Moultrops pnvnte bospital on
The innior1 dcnartnicnt of the Comrr
gationnl Sundny school wlll givc a Christ
mus cantata cntitlcd. Jolinny Uoubtcr.
Acaclemy unll tliis evemi'g at i..iJ
rhcre also will be a Clinstmas trec
Everybody is eordially Invitcd.
Flrst Concreeationnl church. Rev.
V. Woodworth. ministcr. Sundav morn
iiig worship at 10.30 with sermon by thc
pnhtor. Tliere will bc spccial Lhristma
muKic by tne hunday school. Sunun
school at 11.45. In the evcning the
ChriBtiun Endenvor Bociety will give i
( hristmas story nnd boiir service at
o'clock, entltlcd, The Inn.
Baptist church. Rev. C. W.JJishop
paHtor. Munday morninR worsnip nt
10:30 with n Christmas sermon by thi
nnstor. Nubject. The Proncr ltecipe lo
1 Uood Christmns. liible scuool nt 1I.4.
Mcetini:- of the scnior nnd innio
Christinn Endcavor socletles nt U.30
Evening service nt 7.30. Thm will be r
imisical service bv the older niember
of the Bible school nnd the cholr.
The Bchools ln the Arademy buildinf
elOKcd nt 1 vesterd-i.v for the nnnun
Christmns vncation. Miss Mnbel Bailey
pnnclpnl of tlie biillding. will go to ncr
'ome in Morrisville. Miss Mildrcd 1"
Fowlcr will go to bpr homc in Rutlnnd
tn rpmnin during tlie vncaMnn. .miss i-,
Mnudp Fre.ncli wlll spend w vncat'on n
hcr hnmp in Weston pnd Miss.'ltlnncln
BuftpHield will go to her hom iu Jnck
The December mepthtg of the Wet
Brattleboro nnd Centcrville I'nrent
Tcaclipr nso'int'o'i was be'd A cdnp.P
nftprnoon in ApndcmV I all nt 2 o'c'o"
w'th a lanc Tittcndanop of parcnts nn
r pnds ,nf tlie ciroi. 'i llpcnI,
.n'sied ot unrisiin.'is Rrcns, sm.i
'lirlstmn" irccs n"l c 'n-cd p' stcr r
fhc olilfilrrn. Encli cbi'd IirP-,P"t '
'Ivcn n bac nf oandv nnd p'-nuts. Th
rngrnm wns rivpii ovr to tw cnno
tiiI tlio cntprtiiliimpnt whVh thov ea
-ns vprv luenKlnc. It pon'nst'Mi ni d r-
""x, ongs and rccitt,n',!i t'.p P
'r-n frin Inth spho-1". t'n nr-gra
'pnliiB with 11 nrnvcr bv R"V. V
i'..n.l.rtli o,.l nl-i-tn with n nnf '
im sPliool. lt Cnme upon tne .Mjiiinr."
B R ATTLiE B O R 0 T'ERSONAES.
MIh Florence. Fcstcr. w'i" 1111'' " Po
Ii, 1io nm,.n nf tbn EstPV OrC'l
Cn. wpnt Wotlipwl'iv tn Vm-i-b'iI'uv
Afs whcp -b- wlll vlslt ln tt( h"-n
nf l.pr sls'pr. Mrs. KmH TVco M '
"ot'ipr Mr T,ip'n Foitcr. htis bo
'hcrp evr 1 d;'""
TEI.I.S 1IOc"'ITAIj NEEDS.
(Contlnued from Pnge l.)'s
t'vlttcs of th" pniiimun'M. but it Is im
possihle for the -uperlntendent to organ
l.e thu bealth nctivities.
W'th lincs nf communltiitlon ns thev
irc. the hosp'tnl shou'd drnw n'l pnIW
m the oifTsldP. nnd the Lndlcs' Atd
o' hl be n fnctor in brlnp'ng this nb u
sn thnt thpre would bp nn lcrpnsi ln t'
- nf tbe linsnltnl nnd tlie numuor oi
...it u fni.
Tn brliiR nbout' nll these tlitngs in...l. 'Mrs A. D. Thoinpson prcslded nt tho
n-npcrnt'nn nnd lnterest of thc ppoiiIp. foml tnhlP. v
ns thp dePlnrntion nf Miss llriun in cli-' An cntertnlniupnt wns plvcn in tbe
St, . j evenlnc nndpr thp direetion ot Mrs. Wnl-
' ter MpTiughlln. DnnciiiR followed
TMP'Her Tommy, liow fnr haTe you ,,frnm 0 30 to 12 with muslc bv Mrs. Mc
ntndled? I.nughlln, Hnrry Anlcs nnd Guy Jonos.
ALLEGES TAX IS
Action by Owncr of 500 Sharcs
in Pcoples Bank.
Mrs. Llndsny Aslis for Injiinctlon
Would Rcstmln Toun, VillaKC, School
ItUtrirr. nml Tax Collcctof I
Ulstrlct and lax .oiiccioi.
A hill In chancery rcturnablc to thc
Wiiidham county court of chancery wns
fi"vra1 SJfiHmlnv liv ShprtfJf Frank Ii.
Wcllmnn upon 'thc town of Brnttlehoro,
villagc of Brattleboro, thc Brnttle-
,l0ro Ktnded school dlstrict nnd Frederick
c .... ,nnin nt invi.a fr,i ilm ilirn
munlcipalitics, brought through the law
... . . . , o T.!.... I...
ollice 01 narvey, .uauricp r ui y rnii ucpt ino siuewn'Ks in nir conultlon,
Mrs. Ariics M. Mndsay of Bridgewater, lut atitomoblle tnlllc wns nt n minl
N. II.. owncr of onc-qunrter of thc Btock nium. There wprc spvcml liiBtnnces
I ot the Pcoples Nntionnl bnnk. Mrs.
Liindsny sccks to prcvciu me toiiecuoii
nf tnxps on her bnnk ntock by thc de-
fendnnts, on thc ground thnt the stock
ls tuxcd nt n rnte thnt Is dlserlmlnntory
ndcr the Inws of the United Stntes.
Hhould the comulnlnt be sUStnlned lt
doubtless will meun the rcmovnl of n
lnrgc umount of -nncrty from the locnl
tnxntlon lists, not only ln Brnttlehoro
but elsewherc ln thc state where there
arc national banks. Tlns naturally
would incrcase the value of national
bnnk stock. which it is now claimi'd is
tuxcd to the limit, nnd thls fnct ls oi
spccial inteipst here in vlcw of the pro-
posed consolidation of thc Peoples nnd
Vermont National banks.
Tho complnlnt sets up thnt Mrs. I.lnd-
say is thc owncr of r00 shnres of the
cnpital stocK 01 tne i-copips nnuonai
banis ot me par vniuc 01 j.hi.uuu, anu
that thls Btock wns iipprnised for the
purposes of tnxntlon nt $165 n shnre,
maklnR a total npprnlsal of $32,500, and
11 Rrand llst of $S25. TIip hill allcgei
that thc town tnx ls tor tne
illase tnx S387 7n, nnd the school dis-
trict tnx $825. The bill gocs on to al-
esc that thls stock is only taxablc by
he nrovisionH of thc United Stntes stat-
utcs and that thcse statutcs prnhibit tho
stntc or a munk'ipality of the Btnte from
ttixlng stocK ot 11 nationnl banK at u
grpater rate than othcr moncyed capital
in thc hands ot individual cilizens of the
stntc is tnxcd.
The bill nllcces that thcre is a Inrge
nnd matcrinl nniount of moncy lonned
citizens of Brattleboro nnd the othor
owns ln thc state nt n rnte of intprcst
rot grentcr thnn five per rent, and thnt
thcse lonns nre excmptcd from all tnxn
tlon, mnking the Rrand list of the towns
nnd state much smnllcr thnn it othcr
v.'lse would bc. and obliglng the plnin-
tlff to pny n mnch larcer tnx. and sets
forth thnt thls is an nllppd disprimina
tion n"ninst tho national bnnk stock nnd
that the tax ls Mont 011 nrcount of this.
TIip comnlnint furthrr allpccs thnt n
lnrge and matcrinl nniount of mnnpy is
loanrd by individuals nf thp defcndant
municMinlitics nnd othcr towns in the
stntp to caunties. towns, tov.m schoil dis-
irirts, vtllnces nnd other munieipnlities
nt n rate of inteipst not exceeding tive
per cent. all of which Is pxpmpt from
tnxntlon in the state, and thnt this ex-
mption crcates nnr iUegal discrimination
n'nlnst thc 'tnx on nationnl bnnk stock
T-d thnt nll tliese lonns nre in ompiln
thn with thc business of nntionnl banks.
It nlo Is nllescd ln thc complnlnt thnt
if Mrs. Iiindsnv paid hcr tax under pro-
test shc would be obliged to hrinR suit
ngainst each of the municipalities nnd
d Im mihiectpfl tn n mnlti-
pHcJtv' nf Hiilts tn flptprmlne tlio vnliditv
of the tnx, nnd nlleges in such n cnse that
she would be put to a Inrge expense fnr
iprvices of counspl nnd expensp of the
Utlgntlon which she ncvcr could recovcr,
nnd thnt this would cnuse her irrppnr-
nhle injury nnd damage. Tho complnlnt
v nivcs nn nnswcr under onth nnd prnys
for n snlmnpnn. fnr nn ininnptlnn ni'ninxt
ench of the defendants restrnining the
collection or tlie tnx. nnd for sueli ollier
relicf ns the plnintllT mny be cntitlcd to.
Thc defendnnts nre cited by Judge
Ilurrie B. Chnse to nppenr beforp him nt
thp-rnnntv clnrlt'a ntlico rw IX nt in
o'clock in thc forcnonn, to nhow cnuse. if
nny they hnve, why the injunction
prnyed for slinuld not be grnnted.
Sim nr Iit cation s now nem nc in
many stntes : n henring hns becn in
lTrozrcss for some tiuie ln the Mnssnchu-
sptts eourtfi. nnd n slmilnr qucstion was
before tlieicourts of ,Nc.v lork in n re
ppnt cnse decidpd by the Court of Ap-
ppnis ior .ew lork uee. vz. iri. ln
the New York cnse bnnk shnres were
tacxd at a flat rate. nnd moneyed cnpi-
tnl in the hnnds of nidlvidunls wns tnxed
only on its inconic. The New York court
held thnt thls wns n discrimination pro-
hiblted by the TJnilod Stntes stntute nnd
that the tax was void. Tnxes amountlng
to about $12,000,000 were involveil in days and Saturdnys, tlie passenger traln
the New York decision. This stibjeot lcaving South Londonderr- for Brattle
hns been before tlic T'nitcd Sintnn innrtu boro will lenve there at 0.15 a. m.. In-
during thc past few venrs severnl times
on various kinds of discrimination. and
the courts have uniformlv upheld the
law to bc that stock of nntionnl bnnks
cannot be taxed anv diffcrentlv than
other moneyed capitnl in thp hands of
inniviouals. lie qucHtioiis pre.sentcd in
different cnses prceeut various phnses of
DISCTJSS COMSIUNITY HOL'SE.
Trustees Meet Secretarj' of Community
Club of Ix'bauoii Plan to Be Recani
inend d at Tohiv Jlcctlng.
Thc trustees of the Mcmorlal armory
and comnitnilt.v house had an inform'il .
riiference with Mnynnrd h. Carp-'iter
of r.ebnnou, N. H., Mond night with n
v'cw fi f rmnInfliKf plms for thc main
tennncc nnd operntion of the town's
p rtinn of tbe new build'ng whcn com- j
mcicu .Mr. i-irponter nns becn ex -
''eiiuly succcssfii! ns secretarv of th'
Cnrter Community club pf Ib-u:on the'
visr tlircp vcnrs. nd hls mVi im the
A s .
ftiiictions of n cotnmupity center wcrc
"if tly hcli ful tn the trut'H;s.
t There is little UkolUni-1 t'. it thc l cnl
uildiiiR will j rendy for nccii'iincy be
'n ( th hitter p-rt of F''ruary -ir thc
Ir.'if nf Murcli, nml it ls thc oplnloii of
'n f'lftccs tl'nt no irR.niz'd oiminun
Ity work should bc star'Ml until next
fall, n'thi ugh pliius nre being oon-Id.'red
f"r ii ler'en of f eiitcrtninmcnts next
qiriiii; to provlde a fiirnisliing fund.
Tln iiiteutloii of the pncnt Iward of
trustP"B is to reeonuiieiid at the next
"r.uunl town ineeting n nlnu fnr n per
"lrnipnt r.rg,,iz"tion to hnve cbnrge of
tbc town'B part nf the new hulldliig.
rSAJ!.R Wai, i'ATRONIZER,
V'o- c : ef M oso'iiiirt I.eglon Cuiiduct
Surrct.srul Sale aud Eiit.'rtulnnxut,
FolIoHcd by Dimliig.
The Wuiitcn i.f Mo.-iscbcart I.cgimi
lifld n Chrisinlas bay.iar WedncMlny uft
criioon iind lnst cvenlng Iu Rcd Mcn's
hnll which wns Inrgely nttcmlcd nml
HiicccHHfu! bath f.ocinlly nnd financlnlly.
A n'e of nprons, fnncy nrticlps. cmdy
nnd iinmc-mmle fo.nl npcncd nt 2 o'clock
nnd wns lnrge'.v pilronizcd, Mrs. Raltili
0"kps wns ln charac nf thc fnncy tnble
i nnd Mrs. t larencc .Moon soui caniiv.
SNOW BLuVNKET SEVEN 1NCIIES.
Vlllago Rcsldent SurprUcd nt Extent ot
Htorin on Awalilng StnnUy Monuug
Vlllngcia for thc most pnrt wcrc sur
priscd Sundny morninR when they
nwokc nnd found n henvy Mnowstorm In
tirogrcss with n thick blnnkct of snow
nlrcndy carpcting the town. -Thc Bnnw
WnM nf n flno vnrlptv. ttnllpfittti tlinf U
had come to stny awhilo. It contlnuexl
to pllp up quletly but grndunlly, so thnt
"10 1,irRt'r Pereentngp of pcople cicctcd
to my M fjome mwt of (nv
mnrnliig fervlcos at the various churches
Biiff red ln cnnsP(iipncp.
Tlio ntorni wih p nsnlcnfiifa ln- ftm nlw
scnce of n driving wlnd. Thc 'snowfnll,
thcrcforp, wnH evcnly listrlbutcd. with-
out drfts nnd mnnsurcd rcvch Inches.
ti, .nin o.,o.,..,i,.. n.i.
ppnr.mcp on thc strepts carly in the day
..... .. .. . . . ...
whpro "Hcnry" hnd n little dlfficulty ln
Rctting nwny tr'm tnp cnrbstnnc wn
nftor n fpw cnltis nnil pnnnB. ho xeam
found to be just ns rp.lnhle s ever
The snowfnll bv some freak of fntc
hnd vcry little pffect on thp rnllrin-d'!.
A n mnttcr nf fnct. tln- tnrvinn vouinr.""
ilny morniiiR wns lytter thnn It hnd
hcen for several Sundnys. Tho pntwr
traln, dup nt 0.41, wns only 20 minutcs
itP. Ucccntly It has bcen ' runniiiR
froni 30 mlnutes to two hours tartiy, on
On thc strcnt r-i'wav. the snow-nliw
wa(4 ont Pnr). nn,i ti,c trnlcy scrvlch'
throughout the dny wns not In the lcnst
dlsturbcd. Tho plow wm kept Roing
from onn ,i 0f thr line to thc othor
f,.In 7 t1(. mornlnR until 0 at night
rnj ,,s fllPt ns tlle Bnow. fen t W!l8
thrawn tn onc sidc.
Enrly in the'nftprnoon. the storm be-
gnn to 1ft up nnd hy 0 o'clock the lnst
(lake had fnllen. Snow sbovels werc
thcu vpry much In pvldence nnd enrly ln
tl.e evcniiiR tbc walks on most of thc
street wprp in r"--pcetnb'p condltion.
l,'Ht'n-Hipi" M. .I..M,r,n urgps that
wben tho vnow is rnnvYed from wlks.
rps'd"nts sb-'nld mnkn nn rsppcinl nt
tpmpt to mnkp n path d'rcct'y in fmnt
f thc house out into thp stroPt. so thnt
tl o po'-.tmPi can crois nnd recross the
stre"ts withniit Ro'nR to the intenec-i-
ns of strects. This will cxpedlte the
dc'ivery nf mall, cspecliilly dtirii-R thls
wcek whcn the mnils nrc unusually
Most pe.p'p, nt frgeMing the chil
dren, bcrn'ded Sunday's snowslorm
wirh d 1ighf for the rcnson thnt n Ren
"r ii Mnnkpt of sow nt this timc of
the yc.ar menns n scason more as Christ
m b ouTht tn bc. I'n'ess nrl unusually
"nm n"'' c""c -vpr tbc Innd the vil- s
lngc and its outskirts nre now enulpped
vih nn nc l'cnt f 'lindat'oii f r nMdlng,
'c'u'i'ti':. sn.ov.-shoeing nd 'kil"g.
Tl.e compar. tivcly henvy f 'll of smw
wns tbc mkiv'1 for ln-ny who hnd snnw
sli es nnd tkis to get out into thp opcn
nnd "revivo wintcr spirts. Numcrous
p-irflpi worc scpii carly iu th" .utcrnoon
iiv king their way out into tho country
t enjoy tlio renl wintry ntmosphore.
GIRI Hl'UT.SLED CRCSHED.
Muricl StalTord, 0, Knocltcd from Sled by
! u!oTo!i lo 111 El.r. Strcet
Dnp-i Vo S'op.
The nnrrow mnrpln by which Muriel
Stnfford, 0, little dnughtcr of Mr. nnd
.Mrs. Lotus E. Stnfford of 2 Church
strcet, pecnped serious injury Snturdny
whilp consting is shown by thc fnct thnt
nftpr being knockcd from hcr sled bv an
automobile the car ran over the sled and
ct " in tvo.
Severnl chlldrcn. includlng the Stnf
ford child, were Bliding on Elm street,
from Elliot to Flat, turning to the left
when pnrt wny down the hill, ns per-
nuiteu oy tne vinage commiBsioners.
An automobile. thougllt to hnve been a
truck, Btarted up the hill and met the
cmiureii, out tue uriver is saiu 10 nnve
been loomng uncK to tne renr 01 his
r. Onc of the boys constiiiR rnn 1ns
slwl nto n building-to nvoid being run
ovcr. but the Stafford 'girl wns hit by the
cnr nnd thrown off her sled, rcceiving
bruises on her hend, nrms nnd Hhoulders,
HO ' sne nnu to ue cnrrieo oome. mc
sipu wus uirncu crosswise oi uie wneei
trnck and was crushrd. The driver went
aloiiR without ascertaining the extent of
WEST RIVER SCIIEDULE.
Passenger Tralns Tuesdays and Satur-
,Uvs (o l:ua Litcr Mlxcd Tralns Rc
2Pa,n ,no ',mo-
A new scUPdiuc lins gone into citect
n tlic West River brnneh of the Ccntrnl
Vermont rnilrond. Herenfter, on Tues-
stend of S.20 ns formerly. and wlll arrive
Brattleboro at 11.15 a. m. instead
f 10.25. The rcturn trip on Tucsdnys
an(i cinturdnys win oe ns ioiiowh : l.eavc
Brattleboro at 0.15 p. m. instend of 530
n. m., nrnving nt bouth Ivondonderry nt
S.15 instend of 7.30 as formerly.
The mixed train schwlule also was to
cliiingc, but nnrrs were issued Monday
that it should remain unclninged for thc
At Brattleboro, Dec. 17th, n son. Ches
ter Warren, jr., to Mr. nnd Mrs. Chester
Wnrren Lane. grnwNon to Mr. nnd Mrs.
A. J. Pieree of Brattleboro and to John
I. Lano of SpringuV'd, Mnss.
ln Jerspy Cify, N. J., Dec. 11. n
ilniiThtcr tn Mr. nnd Mrs. B. M. Mc
t!r!dc. granddnnghtcr to Mr. nnd Mrs.
Cl.c, nco Wymm of Brattlebaro nnd
Mrs A. f- McBrida of Brownsvillc.
In Hiilifnx, Dcc. 13, i dnngliter to
, pi.i,.0 -vr .,,i iiin. (to,.i,..-i ttv.
f Northfield. Ma-s . Dec 15. a son,
it...,i.i m.i.i m ...i m. m..
.l''lll .H...W-II. i, ..11. Ililll .MIH. IV l-
, ,.,,, roone. crandson to .Mrs. Ger-
tnuti' i cwi.
In .lerse.v Citv. N. J.. Dcc. 11. n dauch-
t t. Cnrnly'h Lclip. tn Mr. nnd Mrs. B.
M. MeBrida, 'raiiddnughti'r to Mr. nnd
yr. C. Ji. Wymnn of Brnttlp'om p
'i--. A. E. Me''ridp of Brownsvillp. Vt.
In S xt''iis TTivpr, Dcc, IS, ti ilniigh
tcr o M". nnd Mrs. Albcrto C. Barncs
nf Westminster West.
In Pntnpv, Dec. 10, n ton to Mr, nnd
Iu WMmlnston. Nnv. 2". n son. Ber
itil IInrll. to Alonzo Frank nnd Lila
In Nirth Aih'ns (Citv boipltnD, Pee.
1"?. n s"n to Ed nml Bcrthu (Sumner)
'Dlxotl of Wilmington.
In M'ddVnx. Dec. 20. ATc-rill K
Greoi nf AVIlmiiiri'm nnd Mln Fr-'ne'N
M Wood of Middlesex, formerly of Wil
In Keene. N. II. Deo. 10, Mrs. Snbrn
J. AdPins. 07, wlfc nf Almnn O. Adnms.
In T.enmlustpr. Tilns!-.. Dcc, 10. Wln
slnw Blnpk. S3, fonnerly of Northfield,
In Norlhfip'd, MnHs,, Dec. IS, Emer
son R I'utn-Mii, 77.
ln Hln'-dnlp, N. II., T)ec. 20, Gcorgo
In TOtnn, N. II Jnmes Brltfon.
In Wcstininstpr West, Deo. 18, IVnur.
entn- f B"mcs ft5, :. .
In Wilmington. Dec. 14, Wilson Spon
cer Roblnson, 07. '