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BELLOWS, FALLS TBIES, AUGUST 20, 18.
5 New Hampshire Locals. DREWSVILLE. George Towle has returned from New llaveu, (Jouu. II. E. Putnam returned flora a trip to Boston and Nantucket Tuesday. Some pieces of corn in this section w ere touched by the frost August 22. Miss II. P. Whitman of Wiuchen don, Mass., was a guest of Mrs. Almira Jefts last week. The spriugs and brooks are unusually low and many people are put to much iueonveuieuce about water. Joseph Fisher, an aged citizen, while working on a water wheel in his mill, fell Into the wheel pit and was cousid rably injured. Mr. and Mrs. George H. Hitchcock of Quiucy, Mass., and Charles Hitch cock of Washington, D. J., attended the reunion here. Last week Mrs. II. H. Fry, while getting from one seat to another in a carriage, caught her dress and fell to the ground injuring her'face aud arm. GILSUM. -Willie Wilson has a new wheel. Frauk Adams was at home over Sun day. E. O. Cory is in Stoddard this week doing mason work. Fred Smith has purchased the Dins more farm for $1800. The water in the Ashuelot river is the lowest for years. Mr. Hudson and family of Waltham, Mass., are stopping at O. Q. Wilson's. Mr. Howard and family of Boston have been spending their vacation at George Taylor's. The school in Vessel Rock district be gan last Monday with Miss Handy of Orange as teacher. The iufaut child of Gus Lassman is very sick with cholera infantum and is not expected to live. Last Saturday afternoon the "King's Daughters" with Frank Smith and his mules went to Edge wood, Mario w, for a drive and picnic. Lowell White has purchased of John Smith the mowing pasture and wood land located on the ea3t side of the road opposite Frank French's; price $700. Wednesday evening, August 21, the Y. P. S. C. E. gave "an entertainment and ice cream aud cake supper at the town hall. The entertainment con sisted of a short play, charades, tab leaux, pantomimes, etc. The "March Quadrille" by 10 girls dressed in white and wearing wreaths, under the direc tion of Miss Eftie Rates was the finest part of the program and will be repeated at the church lair next Thursday even ing. WESTMORELAND DEPOT. Mr. Bishop went to Boston la9t Mon day. Mr. aud Mrs. Walter S. Daggett are rejoicing in the arrival of a son, August 21. It is expected the different schools in town will begin the fall term Septem ber2. Mrs. Gf. S. Aldrich has gone to Graf- j ton to spend a few days with her pa rents. Arthur Holmes has gone to Bethel, Vt., to visit his graudparents, Mr. and and Mrs. Dunham. Henry Porter, who has been working for Mr. L. J. Chiekering this season, has finished his work there and gone to liis home in Alstead. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Barnard and daughter of Watertown, Mass., are visiting at E. J. Townsend's. Mrs. Townsend is a sister of Mr. Barnard. EAST ACWORTH. Mrs. Elmer Comstock is ill. Mrs. William Cook and baby Earl of Gilsuin are in town. Ed Norton and Miss Vinnie Spencer were married August 20. Mr. Dodge and wife visited his sis ter, Mrs, Comstock recently. Mrs. Susie Wesson of Worcester, Mass., is at W. O. Kemp's aud C. H. Neal's. Mrs. Watson Pettengill took a drive to Springfield, Vt., Saturday, returning Sunday. Mrs. Charles Muzzy of Bellows Falls was the guest of Mrs. Lilla Kemp the past week. Mrs. H. Wallace of Boston visited her sister, Mrs. James Milliken, at W. O. Kemp's last week. John Gee of Connecticut and Mrs. Betsey Smart of Goshen visited their brother Silas recently. Mrs. Hial Call of Croydon with her daughter aud granddaughter have been taking a carriage drive through Ac worth and Gilsum visiting friends. While Martin Peck and family were from home last Saturday some one en tered their house and stole two tubs of butter aud a quantity of flour. MARLOW. The grist mill dam is being replaced. Mrs. Delight Bradford is visiting her friends "here. William Lewis took a trip-to Keeue and Fitchburg last week. ' Mrs. J. B. Russell and son Dean of Laugdon visited friends here last week. There was quite a frost in some lo calities but no serious damage was done. - . . ' Mrs. Arthur W. 'Fiske and son, Charles,' of Washington, D. C, are all in town. The third and fourth degrees were conferred upon a class of five by Excel sior grange P. of H. last Friday even ing. Mr. aud Mrs. John Htird took a car riage drive to Chester last week to visit his two sons tnere. Mr. Hurd reports immense crops of corn and grain all along the route. There have been four cases of scarlet fever in the family of William H Bad ger. None of the children nave been seriously sick. The nouse is sun unaer quarantine and the disease is probably under full control. Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Lewis of Maiden, Mass., have been in town for the last week. When about starting away from L. H. Huntley's Thursday afternoon the horses, being left alone for a mo ment, started to run. By the time they were caught the carriage was consider ably damaged; no other damage was done. Wheelwright Badger was - promptly on hand and by Saturday night the carriage was in running order again. WALPOLE. If you are not a subscriber to tbo Timfb we luvile you to become one now. 1.50 will rmy to Jim. 1KU7 or 25o for 3 months. Vay at the 1'OHtOlllue. (Mil subscribers pay up to date aud take nilvantage of this great offer. Miss Amy Jeuuiugs lain Boston. F. K. Mitchell Is at Leonard Hol land's. Miss Cobb of Woodstock is at the Dinsmore. Miss Mary Sanborn of Concord is at Judge Bellows. Mrs. Lester Mason of Keene Is home for a few days. - Master Frank Webster is In Dorches ter this week with cousins. Miss Grace Webb of Bellows Falls is at her aunt's, Miss J. L. Fuller. Mrs. William Burge and Miss Law rence are visiting at G. P. Porter's. Mi?8 Mabel Bemis of Saxton's River is with her aunt, Mrs. M. A. Snow. Miss L. C. Josliu is iu.Roxbury, Mass., with her sister, Mrs. Clapp. Mr. and Miss Thomas from New York city are at Mrs. Nicholson's. Charles Sargent, architect, leaves for Buffalo, N. Y., the 1st of September. Bena Morrison of Dayton, O., is1 at George B Holland's for a few weeks. The Misses Lane from Keene have been at George Wilder's the past week. Rev. G. F. Cbapin of Saxtons River exchanged pulpits with Mr. Bard Sun day. Rev. O. M. Fisher of Atlantic, Mass., has been at the Dinsmore for a few days. Don't forget the children's fair this afternoon aud lecture by Dr. Eaton this evening at 8. Miss Bertha Capron of Bellows Falls was the guest of Mrs. J. W. Hay ward, Jr., last week. Miss Fanny Jennison is camping on Percy Island, off Gloucester, with a party of friends. All the schools in the town district and the schools in the village will open Tuesday, September 3. E. P. Foster and wife from Brattle boro are spending a few days at his father's, Caleb Foster's. . Mrs. Richardson from Chester was the guest of Mrs. J. C. Howard last Thursday aud Friday. Misses Alice Jennings, Lilla Hale and Lizzie Maynard attended the mus ical convention at Newport. Allbee & Babbitt, plumbers, have been putting in hot and cold water aud bath room at T. B. Buff urn's. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Seabury of Waltham, Mass., are spending some time in town at E. K. Seabury's. Frank Hayward, wife and three children arrived in town Monday and will spend a few weeks at his father's, J. W. Hay ward's. Mrs. Sarah Bradford leaves town this week f r a three week's stay in Sunderland aud Northampton ' with relatives and friends. The Wul pole Branch of the Woman's Natioual Alliance will meet at the house of Mrs. Franklin Hooper, Friday afternoon, September 6. Warren Hooper, Miss Clara and Mr. and Mrs. Flanders of Nashua also Mr. Bartlett, wife and child have been the guests of Mrs. J. H. Graves the last few days. Mr. and Mrs. Frank J. Kilburn of New Bedford, Mass., have very kindly presented a handsome pulpit rug to the Congregational church. The Rev. G. I. Bard is attending the Y. P. S. C. E. convention at Chesham to-day and Miss H. J. Gilson will read a paper on child life in Zulu laud. The Walpole baseball team played against a picked nine from Bellows Falls at Drewsville, Wednesday after noon. Score 10 to 6 in favor of Wal poles. Last Thursday Dr. Matthews re moved a cystic tumor from the hand of Fred Kuey, an employe at Maple Grove farm. The tumor was on the fore finger of the left hand, between the bone and ligaments; at last reports the finger was healing satisfactorily. Frank Avers, who has been in the employ of Gorham & Webster for the j past two years, has accepted a situation with Dunham Brothers of Bellows Falls and commenced work Tuesday morning of this week. F. A. Hatch of this town will take Mr. Ayer's place. News came Sunday of the death of Harrison Parker Bridge. He was re turning from Japan and died in San Francisco after a brief illness of pneu monia. He was brother of Hudson E. Bridge and the late T. N. Hastings of this village. He leaves a widow and one son. A pleasant gathering at Chesterfield Factory took place at the old Scott Homestead last Wednesday. John Houghton aud family of this town were invited, being related by mar riage. Friends and relatives to the number of 38 were present aud a good time reported. W. II. Dewhurst, a personal friend of the late John G. Whittier, has been at J. C. Howard's for two weeks. Mr. Dewhurst has many pleasant recollec tions of the genial Quaker poet and has in his possession a sum of money and several curios willed to him at Mr. Whittier's death. The winding of a horn announced the arrival of a tally-ho ride from Ches terfield, Wednesday. There were about 18 in the party and a jolly crowd they were, enjoying a picnic dinner in Mr. Sparhawk's field. Walpole seems to be a popular resort of pleasure seekers from that locality. Vandalism is abroad. Some person or persons unknown have all summer stolen flowers from the cemetery, mak ing it impossible to keep any on the graves longer than 24 hours. It is to be hoped that the error of such ways will soon be seen and such a pernicious practice discontinued. Dr. Matthews now has his telephone lines in complete working order. A private telephone for the use of patients connects from the hall at his office, which is open night and day to the house; while the main line telephone, Bellows Falls circuit, connects with his house for the benefit of the public gen erally. Corn is booming this year; 40 acres in one piece at the Homestead farm is in a flourishing condition. Mauy of the farmers are tilling tneir silos this week and report good corn. M. A. Snow is filling two silos with a capacity of 70 tons each; Taggard Bros, have just completed a silo of 100 tons capac ity and tllis (j. roster is building one also this year. Dr. and Mrs. Euton arrived this week from the White mountains. Rev. Pitt Dillingham, formerly of Charlestown, Mass., lias been inviteu to preach Sunday, September 1, in the Universalist church. Two hundred aud ninety-one chicks were hatched recently at the Pinnacle farm from 800 eggs set and develop ments are being awaited this week from a setting of between 000 and 700 eggs. Ora Lincoln of Woodstock has charge of that department. ' Mrs. Edna Hall Graves died In Keene Monday, August 26, aged (10 years of cancer in the liver. Mrs. Graves was born in Walpole, August 5, 1835 and was the sixth child of Levi and Susauuah Foster Hall. She married Eli W. Graves of this town but spent the last few years of her life in Keene. The remains were brought to Walpole for burial. Funeral services being held Wednesday afternoon in the Congre gational church. One son, Walter E., who is in business in Keene, and a sis ter, Mrs. Isabella Gray, also of that city, survive her. Mrs. A W. Lenkeit, who is boarding at the Elntwood this summer gave a talk at the Bible club Friday afternoon on the women of India. She spoke briefly of the geography, early history and religion of the country, comparing the social and domestic life of the women at that time with the present or since the introduction of Christian ity. Mrs. Leukeit has lived in Bom bay until recently and so has a per sonal knowledge of the country and people. The talk was both interesting and instructive. About 40 ladies were present. The milk industry still continues good, 16 of our farmers taking milk every morning to Walpole station. There is a slight falling of! this month in the supply of milk, owing, it is said, to the dry pasturage; for in July the average was 235 cans a day while this month it is about 200. At Hall's Cross ing 26 men take milk against 24 last month. The average in July was 200 cans a day and $1250 was received for the milk. The cans hold eight and bue half quarts aud the price during July and August has been 22 cents per cau. It is reported that the demand for milk at present is greater than the supply. ALSTEAD. . J. B. Newman was in town over Sunday. At Deacon Howards' auction Satur day many good things went very low. Mrs. Morse and daughter, Miss Ad die, visited in Bellows Falls last week. J. S. Way of Boston came up and his family returned Dome with mm mou day. Professor Tufts and family started Monday on lheir return to Exeter by carriage. Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Wilson are with their daughter, Mrs. Kingsbury, for a few days. Fred W. Sherwin went to Boston to witness the grand display of the Knights Templars. The Universalist association will be held at Marlow Wednesday aud Thurs day, September 4 ana 5. , ; Charles Smith is making eome much needed repairs on bis barn raising, un dermining and altering its interior. ' ' Several gentlemen from this place went fishing in Ashuelot, Messrs. A. H. and F. J. Burge and several others. Almon Lufkin took third prize, in a mile novice bicycle race at Barre, Vt., last week. The prize was a $12 dia mond pin. Warren Pond Grange worked the third and fourth degrees on two candr dates at their last regular meeting Tues day evening. C. S. Edgerton of Boston dame up last week to remain a while and super intend the completion of bis barn and harvesting of his tobacco ir it gets ready. There is to be a grand wedding here to-dav; Charles Murdougn, clerk tor b J. Marvin, and Miss Mabel Turner, who was formerly a teacher in the Bel lows Falls schools. Dr. Dean King of Boulder, Col., (a twin brother of Col. Dana W. King of isasnua) nas come ro Aisteaa once mn m vihit. nisi mrthnlsipi Arm to " - - - - i .1.1.. i .1 . . -. . : 1 . ..1,1 1 . silage uauuo mu uiu menus. Services in the Universalist church next Sunday, at usual hour, 2.30 p. m., at Alstead. It has been previously an nounced to be at Langdon but has been changed. Everybody please extend this notice. S. II. Randall and son Henry re turned from their visit at Newtonville and Boston last Saturday. Mr. Ran dall has had some shingling done on bis house and other repairs will soon be in progress. H. F. Hitch's daughters of Alstead Ceutre were driving a pair of spirited horses in our village Monday morn ing when they became frightened at a child's cart, and sprang, breaking a strap, which let tne carriage pole down aud the horses becoming unmanage able, ran furiously. When near Holmes' mill, S. Edwards, who drives one of JLiewis & linights' teams,,saw tne runa way coming aud with great daring and presence of mind caught one of the horses and threw ltj. stopping them. No damage was done, aside from the fright, and, breaking off the end of the pole and, scratching the horse s legs, running a sliver into the forward toot It was a most fortunate escape for all coHcerned. Mr. Edwards deserves great credit for stopping the horses. A Stitch in Time Baves nine, says the old proverb. Mr. J. F. Wassel, printer Dwight, 111., says "I neglected what seemed a alight ailment un til I became so broken down 5 from rheumatism ;s inai i naa to give up my work and became an invalid. I yielded to my wife's proposition to take Hood'sSar- narmrilliL- f ntuH 9 bottles, hare entirely recovered strength and enjoy life like a new man. My wife says Hood's Sarsaparilfa Did it and insisted on my writing this." klrvnrl'c Dille cn', haMtnat ronstt- W4 III? pation. 23c. vet box. CHARLESTOWN. Mrs. II. Bullock returns home this week. Unitarian nlrnirflt. Ralrv TV1I rrvrinv Thursday. Richard Robertson In nnliiHnir hiu house on Main street. ClarpnoA llonta rptiirnprl tit Vilu hnmo Wednesday morniner. Mrs. Frank Wood anrl famllv linvp returned from Cottage City. Mr. anrl Mrs. Krlwnril Ttnlriwin nf Fitchburg, Mass., are in town. Charles N. Dodireof Snrinirfield. Vt.. has bought out the drug store. Bond shop is again on the move after vacation of nearly two weeks. TVfrM T.ntiiua i iilYimtncra rtt f"Mnrn- mont has been at br. Young's the past weeK. M rs. T.nulAA T,nnp. fnrmprlv rf N"nrth Charlestown, is visiting Mrs. John riu. Carl Fiulev of Lvnn. Mass.. is visit ing his cousins stopping with Byron O. way ... ...... Miss Lottie B. Huntley of Claremont is spending the week with her brother. F; W. Huntley. . .Hon. William McMahon and family of Rahway, N. J., are expected at the jagie tnis wees. Mrs. Mary E. Sparrow of Rahwav. N. J., will visit her old home aud friends this week. Mrs. Martha Bennett of Keene is stopping with her brother. Harvey Baldwin, a few days. There will be a social dance at Fairy Dell Friday night under the manage ment of the Buswell brothers. Mrs. Bates, who has been stopping with her daughter, Mrs. Hattie Warner, returned to Essex, Vt., this week. Miss R. Parkie Smith of Manchester is spending a few days with her aunt, miss iiiiza .Honey, on Summer street Miss Carrie Louise Bullock, who has been stopping a few weeks with Mrs. B. H. Murray, returned home Friday. Mrs. Sarah Abbott of Keene aud grandson, and Mrs. Mary Woodbury of Chicago are stopping at George S. uond's. The Misses Ruckles ofNew York, who have been stopping with Mrs. Harris this summer, returned home Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Ellery Burt of Wash ington, D. C, are stopping at the Eagle a few days. Mr. Burt is visiting the scenes of his boyhood. Mrs. Cyrus Blake died Wednesday morning and was buried Saturday. She was a great sufferer and will be greatly missed by her family. Miss Mary and Master Guy Merri- field will give a reception to their young inenas Saturday, it being respec tively tneir sixth aud second birthdays Mrs. Harvey Baldwin died Sunday evening. Funeral at her late home Wednesday afternoon. Revs. T. D. Howard and F. D. Chandler eliiciat- iug. EAST LEMPSTER. Jim Pike came up from Antrim on his wheel Saturday. Miss Annie isowKer returned to Holvoke Thursday. Rev. Mr. Hooper of Goshen preached at tne Methodist cnurcn last suuaay Liute Uraein and family of Spring- field are visiting at his father's, Moses Uragin. Mrs. Kate Fitch and a young lriend of Boston have been visiting at A. W Welch's. Homer Beckwith passed to bis rest on Sunday morning, August 18, aged 81 years. Mr. Beckwith was a secoud son of the late Captain Martin Beck with and a lite long resident ot the town. EAST WESTMORELAND. Miss Lena Hall spent Sunday at home. Miss Zena Cleasby spent Sunday at home. Miss Alma Hager is visiting in Mas sachusetts. Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Rogers returned home last Wednesday. Miss JDmrna Parker is visiting a few days at w. 14. Brown's. Mr. aud Mrs. G. S. wilber spent Sun day with her parents in this place. Mr. and Mrs. ueorge Streeter re turned from Chicopee last Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Oren Carpenter wel comed a son to their home last Sunday C A. Tenny will exchange with Kev. W. w. Hackett, ol Swanzey, next Sun day. The ministers of the Dublin Baptist Association will meet in Union church Monday, SepterBber2. Quite a number are planning to at tend the C. E. convention at Chesham next Thursday. The weekly prayer meeting will be posponed until Friday night. Miss Lestina Cook died Friday night at the Jity Hospital in iveeue, JN. ti The funeral and iuterment took place at Westmoreland. Though a great sufferer for many years she bore it all with fortitude and patience and always bad a pleasant smile lor an. . tier friends have the heart-felt sympathy of tnis community in tneir great oereave ment. COFFEE I guarantee the drinking qualities oi my onee superior io any soia town for 35 cents. TEAS ! Compare our 35 cent Tea with what you have been paying 45 cents for, and our 40 cent with what you paid 50.for. Tea and Coflee are my specialties and I ask 30U to give them a trial before raying you can rind no good Coffee, or I cannot find any Tea to suit me. A good assortment of Staple and Fancy Groceries, Canned Goods and the prices are right. A.H. BISSELL. Bellows Falls. Vt. We Are Selling Them Fast. The very best Clay Diagonal Worsted Suit ever sold for less ttari $18.00. Our Price is $12.00. See it, you will Our Suits at $10 are the bestlat that price. They are worth morg money. DO YOU WANT TO SAVE MONEY? ..." - ' . or. We have laid out several Odd Suits, left from some of our best styles. You can V LESS THAN COST OF MAKING To close them out We still lead them all in Bargains in Boys' Suits at $1.50, 2.00, 2.50, 3.00 to the Our 50c Short Pant is a wearer. NEGLIGEE SHIRTS MARKED DOWN. New lot of those 15c Hose, 2 pairs for 25c. Blues, Browns and Blacks. ALL GOODS GUARANTEED. J. J. FEHTON & 00. MAMMOTH BLOCK- To Give Away ! Oil AND - I have a limited number of fine Oil Paintings, Pastelles and other Pictures of .fine quality, and nicely framed, to be given to my customers when ther have traded $20. ;; Ask for a card so you may get a Picture before the supply is exhausted. I SHALL OFFER ThlS WEEK 1000 Yards Best New Prints ' In short lengths at 4 i-2c. r A new lot of regular $1 Print Wrappers at 69c! . ; The few Laundered SHIRT WAISTS that are left you can have regardless of cost.' ' COTTON CLOTHS Of all kinds are advancing quite rapidly, and you will do well to buy before they are higher. We are compelled to advance prices on many kinds of SHOES, But will surely give you full value for your money.. Very Respectfully, Saxtons River, Vt. v-. -be convinced. r.."r ,t .-. buy them for finest. BELLOWS FALLS, VT. Paintings ;r,