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BELLOWS FALLS TIMES, MAY SO, 1895.
New Hampshire Locals.
Mrs, Sadie Corbin Judkius is iu
A sinter of Dr. W hi taker is his guest
at the home of Mrs. Fuller.
Tuesday au earthquake made the
earth tremble for a brief time.
Mrs. Johu Flub, is convalescent from
her severe attack of rheumatism.
Mrs. Eliza Ilbuey, late of Lempster,
has removed to this town for perma
nent residence. ,
No more feeding of tramps is the
verdict by the authorities. Whv not
apply the Marston law and be rid of
To-day is Memorial day and Com
rudes Cogswell and Gresham have just
stepped over the border-land of Time
into the great eternity. How our
memorials widen and the circle of
Union veterans narrows.
A fire was set in Mr. Murray's pas
ture one afternoon last week, presuma
bly by tramps preparing a lunch. A
large surface of pasture land was
burned over, and for a time it was
raging iu the woods. Mr. Murray and
Mr. Merrill fought it for several hours
and kept it in a narrow limit.
The grange entertainment was a suc
cess in every particular. Those taking
part iu the several plays performed
their respective parts well aud did
credit to themselves. Mrs. Bertha May
Labaree won the enthusiastic applause
of the large audience by her rendering
of the sweet old-time melodies, "The
Last Rose of 8ummer" and "Annie
Laurie." The other selections were
just as tine aud as well rendered, and
as well received by the audieucfe. The
presence of the lady herself was just as
pleasing to the people as the dulcet
tones to which they so raptly listened.
The grange netted some $80 from the
The many friends of Ernest C. Scisco
were pained to learn of his death,
which occurred Saturday at his home
in Quechee, Vt. He was an efficient
clerk in a drug store in this village for
several years, and when qualiiied he
purchased a store in Bethel, Vt., with
a good business prospect and au appar
ent promise of long life. Soon his
health began to fail and everything
had to be given up. He was an exem
plary young man.
Mrs. Martha J., wife of George B.
Williams, died on the 23d instant.
She was born iu Damariscotta, Me., in
1825. Of her five children only one,
a devoted son, survives. Two daughi
ters have died since Mr. and Mrs. Wil
liams have lived in this town and occu
pied Maple Grove farm since 1871.
The funsral service was held at her
home on Sunday afternoon where
a large number of friends aud neigh
bors assembled, Rev. 11. N. Bellows
officiating. On Monday her remains
were taken to Forest Hills, Waltham,
Mass., for burial.
Miss Gertie White is very sick.
Walter Clissold has a new Eagle
Miss Mamie Bourett is working at
the Ashuelot House.
John Li. White has been quite ill the
past week with sore throat.
Mrs. Will Karr goes to Boston Fri
day to have a cataract removed from
The Christian Endeavor societies of
Sullivan aud Gilsum held a union ser
vice in this town Wednesday evening.
Next Sunday, June 2, Rev. Francis
Marsh of Boston, general superinten
dent of New England Sunday schools,
will preach at the Congregational
church ; subject, "Sunday School
As Arthur Loiselle was riding down
Bingham hill on his wheel last Satur
day, he lost control of the pedals and
the wheel plunged into the stone wall
and was completely wrecked. The
rider was lucky to escape with slight
An examination for clerk and carrier
at the postoiiice will be held next
Hon. John Henry Elliott has given
the city a deed for the enlargement of
its nospitai lot.
The Keene Humane society held its
annual election of officers last week.
The treasurer's report showed a balance
in the treasury of 426.86. An appro
priation of 10 was voted to increase the
subscription of the society for "Our
Dumb Animals" to 100 copies.
Prof. Charles F. Richardson, who oc
cupies the chair of English at Dart
mouth college, has been engaged to de
liver the address before the graduating
class of the Keene High School June
24. His subject will be "The World of
Books." Prof. Richardson is a fluent
and in all respects delightful speaker.
A fine rain this Monday afternoon,
just what is needed this way. ;
Miss Nettie Haskell went to Chester
last week to visit friends there.
Martin W. Perry of East Townshend
is visiting his cousins, Charles aud
Mr. and Mrs. George O. Briggs of
Putney Falls visited friends in this
vicinity last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Dan Cahalane of Keene
visited friends in this place and the
south part of Walpole Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Bewks and
two daughters of East Westmoreland
visited at B. C. Aldrich's last Sunday.
A few days ago Mr. Henry Rogers
killed a large black snake near his house
which measured four and a half feet in
The ladies of the Universalist society
of East Westmoreland met at the home
of Mrs. Henry Rogers last Thursday
afternoon and evening; quite a good
number were present.
A cablegram from Gibraltar an
nounces the death and burial at sea of
J lev. Austin Hazen, aged 60, who sailed
on the 18th for Genoa. He was a grad
uate of the University of Vermont and
of Andover Theological seminary and
has preached in Richmond, Norwich
and other places in the state.
The Selection of Text Books.
Several papers in the state have re
cently printed articles warning the
school directors against au imaginary
book trust. The articles referred to
were evidently prompted by some of
the numerous book publishers, now
striving to get their books adopted for
use in Vermont schools, in the hope
that they may thereby influence the
directors to reject some valuable books
which would otherwise be adopted or
retained. If the directors will give the
matter consideration they will readily
discover the motive of the publishers
who originated these attacks. It is
strange tbat any one should entertaiu
the idea that there can be a monopoly
of the school book publishing business
since, to monopolize any branch of bus
iness, it is necessary to control the sup
ply. And iu order to control the sup
ply of schoo books it would be neces
sary to obtain control of the brains of
the country, or all the paper and print
er's ink. Unless the first could be en
slaved some bright person would break
away aud write a text-book; and then
some one with capital could get paper
and ink and would publish the same
and the monopoly be broken. A trust
when formed shuts out competition.
We see no agents traveling over the
country soliciting trade for "the stand
ard sugar trust" nor for the "staudaird
oil trust." They have control of the
out-put and if you want their commod
ity they say "come to us and buy at
our price." The tierce 'competiou in the
preseut school book campaign in Ver
mont where a dozen or more publishers
have sent out scores of agents is abun
dant proof that there is no school book
trust. It is to be hoped that the direc
tors will not be influenced intheir selec
tions by the ory: "Wolf ! Wolf !" when
there is no wolf; but will select the best
standard books without considering by
whom they are published.
Terrible Accident at Londonderry.
Selectman Vaile met with a frightful
accideut Monday morning while blast
ing with dynamite. He was holding a
cartridge in his hand, when iu some
unaccountable way it exploded, tearing
off the arm, literally gouging out one
eye and destroying the sight of the
other, and takiDg off the ear. The side
of his body toward the cartridge was
horribly mutilated. He was fatally in
jured, but was alive at 9 o'clock last
evening. Mr. Vaile's escape from in
stant death is little short of miraculous.
The accident has cast a gloom over the
village where Mr. Vaile is much be
loved and has been prominent in town
Steamship Colima Sunk.
News was received Tuesday night at
San Fran Cisco that the steamship Co
lima was wrecked on Monday last be
tween Manzanilla and Acapulco. The
steamship sailed from Panama May 18
and carried 40 cabin passengers, 37
steerage, 43 Chinese and a crew of 72,
makiug a total of 192 persons on board.
Of these only 19 were saved.
The survivors consist of five crew and
fourteen passengers and they arrived at
Manzanilla Tuesday. The Colima was
2906 tons burden and was commanded
by Captain J. P. Taylor. Most of the
cabin passengers were bound through
to New York. ,
The vessel has six life boats, all of
which, it is thought, could have been
launched no matter how rapidly the
vessel sank. The officers of the com
pany hope to hear of the safe arrival of
the other life boats.
Frye's Beaten In Boston.
The real fight of the year in the Bos
ton school board took place at last even
ing's session. It was not very lengthy,
but while it lasted it was decidedly hot.
The fight came over the text book order,
which has been hanging Are for many
mouths past, an attempt being made
to adopt Frye's primary geography in
to the public schools.
The order "That Frye's primary
geography be authorized for use in the
fifth and sixth classes of the grammar
schools," was loBt, and reconsideration
was refused. Boston Daily Globe,
Local Market Report.
Retail prices: Butter, 20 to 25; cheese,
15; flour, 4.50 to 5.25 per bbl.; sugar,
5; potatoes, old, 65 per bu.; lettuce, 5
and 8 per head; oranges, 25 to 30 per
doz.; strawberries, 12 to 15 qt.; chick
ens, 20; turkey, 20; beef steak, 15, 23,
25; roasts, 10, 12J, 18, 25; pork roast, 10,
12i, 15; mutton, 10, 15, 20; lamb hind
quarter, 30; fore-quarter, 20; veal roast,
12 j, 15; veal steak, 20; new potatoes, 50
peck; new peas, 50 peck; string beans,
15 qt.; new cabbage, 5 lb.; cucumbers, 8
apiece; new beets, 15 a bunch.
Purchasing prices : Beef dressed, 8
to 9 cwt.; calves dressed, 8.50 to 9
cwt.; sheep dressed, 9 cwt.; spring
lambs dressed, 15 cwt.; hogs dressed,
John Bryant of Boston visited friends
in town last week.
Milan Noyes is assisting Mr. Morri
son in repairing the highways.
Charles Booth of Springfield, Vt.,
has been spending a few days in town.
Miss Mary E. Hodgman has gone to
Claremont doing dressmaking this
James Pike and one of his friends
came up from Antrim Saturday and
Miss Ruth Bickford of Laconia is
stopping with her grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. A. B. Russell.
Among the five sophomores who will
compete for the Kellogg prize in decla
mation, at Amnem college at com
mencement is Richard Billings of
because it's all Salt.
Bellows Falls Locals.
Hon. J. B. McCullough stopped at
Towns hotel while in town.
It is reported that Miss Addie Lan
don is engaged as orgauist at the Bap
The weather yesterday-was intensely
warm, the thermometer registering
over 90 in many places.
Miss Georgia Spauldiug spent Deco
ration day in Springfield with her
friend, Miss Kate Morgan.
The Charles Hapgood homestead on
Atkinson street has been sold to Lydia
M. Blood ; consideration $3,500.
Thirteen members of the Trilby Com
pany stopped at the Commercial and
three or four at the Rockingham.
The Ladies' society of the M. E.
church will give a strawberry supper
next Wednesday evening in the church
C. D. Walker had the misfortune to
have,this foot yery . badly hurt by a
heavy kegi.(ropping, from a truck at
the fetation Saturday. '
Ed Gould, who carries the U. S. mail
to and from the postoiiice to the sta
tion, has blossomed out with a newly
painted wagon and a new harness.
The wife of Rev. C. R. B. Dodge is
quite ill, and as soon as arrangements
can be made for supplying his pulpit,
he will accompany her on a visit to her
home in Nova Scotia.
It is understood that Mrs. A. H
Webb of Montpelier, nee Miss Mary
Barry, accompanied by her youngest
son, will attend the graduating exer
cises of the high school.
The Bellows Falls Times, with its
new make up and its improved news
service, shows marked improvement
under the management of L. P. Thayer
and W. C. Belknap, and promises still
more for the future.
Argus and Patriot.
We invite everybody, the ladies in
particulars to send items of local inter
est to The Times office. Don't be bash
ful about saying something concerning
yourself. If you are going to leave
town even for a day or two or any of
your friends make a trip or you have
friends visiting you or know of parties
visiting other people, let us know about
it. Local news is what the readers of
The Times want and what we purpose
The following were in town this
week: C. S. Hutchins, W. H. Currie,
H. Lloyd Plamlin, F. A. Clark and
Miss May Miner, Charlestown, N. H.;
F. B. Scofield and wife and E. P. Taft,
Saxtons River; G. C. Blake and Adam
Wolskiel, proprietor Windsor House,
Windsor; H. L. Stillson and Emory S.
Manes, high sheriff, Bennington; L. J;
Retting, D. F. Grant, D. S. Carey and
S. Wells, Brattleboro; R. Andrews, A.
W. Andrews, H. D. Sparrow, John
Hart, proprietor Adnabrown, J. B.
Morgan, J. W. Pierce and Miss Jennie
Coburn, Springfield; C. H. Weeden,
Rockingham; H. Hamilton, Grafton;
J. R. Richardson and wife, F. L. Row
ell and wife, G. E. Cobell and P. E.
Farns worth, Chester; and A. A. Bald
win and J. J. Fennell, Ludlow.
Now Kicking Themselves.
That is what some of the people who
attended Trilby are doing. About half
of the last act was lost because the
crowd were in such a hurry to go star
gazing. The company was very angry
indeed, but when told that no discour
tesy was intended, and that it was a
way Bellows Falls audiences had of
doing occasionally, they curbed their
rising passions. The scene should have
ended with a tableau in which Little
Billee yields up the ghost.
f The parasol taken from the Meth
odist church can be found at this office.
In Ludlow, May 23, a daughter to Mr. and
Mrs. John Kimball.
In Athens, May 20, a daughter to Mr. and
Mrs. Leon Bedliolil, and grand-daughter to
Mr. and Mrs. MarshalRedfield ol Townshend.
In Felchville, May 22, a daughter to Mr.
and Mrs. Henry Gardner.
In Andover, May 20, a daughter to Mr. and
Mrs. J. White.
In Chester Depot, Mav 2(, a daughter to
Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Howe.
In Weston, May 22, a son to Mr. and Mrs.
In Bellows Falls, May 28, John T. Keef e and
Eatherlne A Flavin, both of Bellows Falls.
In Jamaica, May 28, at the parsonage, by
Rev. 8. Ij. Vincent, Henry J. Farwellof West-min-ter
and Mattie A. Farwell of Town
shend. In Bellows Falls, May 14, Mrs. A. L. Davis,
aged 30 years, 7 months, 2 days. Left a bus
band, and boy 10 years old, Ernest A. Her
parents were Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Keyes of
Westminster. The deceased was born in
In Proctorsville. Mav 1G, of dropsy, Mrs.
Fanny Ives, aged 77 years.
In West Townshend, May 18, Wales K. Far
well, aged 64 years.
In Weston, May 27,;Mrs. Mary Ann Dean.
Congratulations, for particulars see
marriages this week.
John F. Lewis is planning a visit to
his old home In Poultney.
Arthur Jeunisou of Pepperell, Mass.,
was at his mother's over Suuday.
Some of the young people had a
dance at the town hall Monday eve.
II. S. Brlghnm, wife and grandson of
Wardsboro are visiting friends in town.
E. P. Wright has goue upon the road
selling lime manufactured by Martin &
Fitts of Wardsboro.
Mrs. Louisa A. Graves has returned
from Ascutueyville where she has been
spending the winter.
B. F. Richmond and wife spent Fri
day and Saturday of last week iu
Keene, N. H., with friends.
The friends of Auster Nilsou living
on the Stearns farm gave him a sur
prise at his home last Monday eve.
Harry Dascomb is preaching during
the summer in South Dakota and will
not visit his home here at present.
Dr. Underwood had the misfortune
to lose a valuable case of surgical in
struments in the cars a few days ago
J. W. Shelley of Putney is canvass
ing the town in the interest of the
Equitable Life Insurance Co. of New
Nearly all of the schools complied
with the school law by having exercises
yesterday afternoon of the patriotic
Miss Ida Wright returned, from
Wiuchendou, Mass., Monday where
she has been employed at an insane
asylum for some time.
George C. Stoddard was in town over
Sunday he has nearly completed the
survey of the Morgan lot and the lots
will soon be placed upon the market.
B. F. Atchiuson, probably one of the
largest carriage dealers in New Eng
land, reports business very good this
season. Mr. Atchiuson is daily re
ceiving new styles of all kinds of
wagons and carriages.
There was no public' observance of
Memorial day in this place the
graves of the old soldiers were deco
rated by a detail from E. H. Stoughton
post iu the morning giving an oppor
tunity for all to attend the services in
The present managers of The Times
will endeavor to make their paper more
of a local issue than ever. This town
has been always considered the right
ful field of The Times and no doubt
the future will see it become more and
more so each week and to do this all
the news of interest to its readers
should be handed to the local corre
spondent. Our correspondent is right. The
Times wants all the local news for
Westminster. It wants the people to
feel that The Times is their paper aud
that it will try and help the best inter
est of the town in every way possible.
That is what The Times is here for and
if it fails to do this it fails in its mission.
Boyden grange of Westminster held
a very interesting meeting last Friday
evening. State lecturer George W.
Pierce of Brattleboro gave an instructive
talk on "The duties of a patron."
George C. Wright of Walpole gave a
ghort talk on the history of Boyden
grange, showing improvement each
vear. A large number of the members
were present, also a few members of
Had any of those extra fine
Of ours that come in bulk, the
same . that you , buy in bottles.
It is acknowledged by all who
have tried them that they are
the best on the market.
(SP I have a fresh lot of those nice
Cream Toast Crackers.
It is coming the time of year
when people begin to make
Root Beer, and you will find
that I have all the different ex
tracts for making it. Williams',
Hires', Knapp's and Bryant's.
3T Also a. large and complete stock
of Canned and Dried Fruits.
BP Bottled Goods of all kinds.
When you want Flour, remem
ber that I keep the leading
Our sales on that Faultless Java
Coffee continue to increase.
When you want some good
Coffee, try it.
Yours Resp'y, ' . ,
C. E. WHITMAN.
BELLOWS FALLS, VT.
Baseball Games Today.
The ball game played at Saxton's
River on Memorial day was a tame
affair. Score, dishing 12; V. A. 8.
The game played at Charlestown be
tween the Charlestown and Walpole
teams resulted In a score of 24 to 8 in
favor of Charlestown.
The game at Chester between the
team there and the Bellows Falls team
was won by the Chesters, 10 to 2.
Dolls and Dolls' Dresses.,
The Sunday Globe of June 2d will
give away 4 beautiful Paper Dolls aud
8 fashionable costumes for the same.
Everyone will want this issue of the
Globe. Leave your address early at
F. C. Winnewisser's News Stand.
We find all the correspondents of the
Times are also agents for it, and sub
scribers can pay them. Editor.
I have two Houses and two good building
lots for sala in North Walpole, N. H. to be
closed out inside of ten days.
Bellows Falls, May 27. T. F. 1IALLAHAN.
J3PWe make a point to keep the
very best goods to be found in all the
markets. Quality is always our first
lEWe make a point to serve all
our patrons with experienced and
courteous salesmen, who represent
goods exactly as they are.
ESPWe make a point to sell as low
as any house in the city, on the same
quality, but never keep poor stock to
sell at the so called "cheap" prices.
E3PWe make a point to be
"always prompt" in delivering or
ders, in time for an early or late
(OPWe make a point to supply
you with what the market affords at
each season of the year.
BP We make a point to send to
your house for orders, guaranteeing
such service as satisfactory as if you
came to the store in person.
F. 6. F. GROCERY
AHEAD OF ALL OTHER IN MANY POINTS.
LIGHT, STRONG, DURABLE,
FAST AND EASY RUNNING.
Have Sold over 50 Wheels this Season.
See the ENVOY & FLEETWING,
The Best $75 Bicycles Made.
General Agent for the Eagle Bicycle. .
C. H SHEPARDSON.
Bicycle Livery, Dominique Block.
Exquisitely Dainty and touched with
an Airiness and Esprit that Is
Charming, are our dis
Wash Fabrics this week
Lot Remnants White Goods worth 15c
Lonsdale Cambrics at 10c, 12c and 13c
White Lawns at 10c and 15c
Printed Saxony Stripes, pink, blue 15c
White Dimity at - - 10c and 12c
Dimity Cords in printed effects,
pink, blue, and black 12c
Striped and dotted Muslins at 15c & 18c
Printed Marsalla Dimities at 12c
Nainsooks, a large line at 7c, 10c, 12c
Four pieces Plisse Royals in pink, blue
and lemon at 10c
If you will please call and
see the above line we are sat
isfied your verdict will be that
we have attained our aim
which was to please.
You will find our prices justly just
and fair to you.
C. F. SIMONDS,
Saxton's River, Vt.
Oh! Isn't T'i N it. lii-n liolt?
WE HAY,. ..i.. AUo i-i- n.-ort-
ment of Belts, iiuu.lcd, aud licit I'ius. ill
Sterling Silver and a great variety of Back
and Side Combs, in Gold and Silver mount
ings. Remember that we are headquarters for
Fishing Tackle. Quick sales and small
profits, is the motto. Call and see.
W- J. EATON & CO ThJewe6lers.Ie
FOR SALE A bran new 3 tenement
house that will rent for 25 a month, 2500.
FOB SALE A good 6 room cottage, only
$1300; besides many more desirable places.
J. A. EATON & CO.,
Bellows Falls Real Estate Agency. '