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rajiJi TWELVE PAGES- PAGES i TO 8 PAGES i TO;8 B n BELLOWS FALLS, VT., THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1901. VOL. XLVI., NO. 7. FIVE CENTS A COPY La Asxjy m ar7 ArcM Senorita Medium High Heel. KXACT REPRODUCTION OF THI STVl C SMOG. 50 Styles, One Price $3.00. THAT THIS j IS BRANDED L LfftfSl ON EVERY Jb WA3 shoe. Sa4" -a Light Sole. J. T. KEEFE, BELLOWS FALLS, VT. SHOES REPAIRED. OPERA HOUSE, BELLOWS FALLS. JOHN E. BBOSNAHAN, MANAGES. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19. HR. WM. A. BRADY'S Magnificent production of the beautiful pastoral play 'WAY DOWN EAST. Written by Lottie Blair - Parker. Elaborated by J. R. Grismer. As played 427 times in 1ST. Y., 150 times in Philadelphia, 250 times in Boston, 150 times in Chicago. Endorsed by Press, Public and Pulpit! Presented with same great cast? scenery and mechanical effects seen here last season. Seats on sale at Williams & Co.'s, Saturday, Feb. 16, at 9 a. m. TO YOUR HORSE Look particularly to the comfort of bis feet ih-y bear the brunt of all his work and it hardened, contracted or snllt, they mean pain to the animal and loss to you. Lab'refl's Liniment not only keeps the toot in perfect condi tion, but relieves the worst cases of foot trouble and cures when curable. 25c, 50c and tl bottles. Labaree Veterinary Medicine Co., Bellows Falls, Vt. VJ HI REASONS FOR INSURANCE. Young men usually spend all they earn. If they begin to 8av. a little each year, through the help of an enrti wmcBt policy, they will pro. vide for old age, have the benefit of the lower rates, and It they af terwards marry, their families have the innura ce as well. Correspondence solicited. I TAYLOR & SON, General Agents, Brattle boro, - Vt iH BE MERCIFUL . Two Bargains Among Twenty 38 pairs of those Turkish Slippers at 29c. 26 pairs of Ladies' Button and Lace Kid Shoes, broken sizes, at $1.89 to close out Were $3.00 and 3.50. For the other 18 bargains see them in our windows,' or better still, drop in and look them over. Bellows Falls Times THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1901. WALPOLE ITEMS. (miss m. s. jennison, local kditok.) There are a few subscriptions to the lec ture course yet unpaid. As there are but two entertainments now remaining in the course, one of which is announced for this evening, February 14, and as all bills per taining thereto demand prompt payment,it would be a convenience if these subscrip tions might be paid at an early date. The money can be left at the postofflce as usual. Mrs. Ephraim Slade has been visiting her daughter in Fitchburg, Mass., and also with other relatives in Koxbury and Bos ton. The children of the "Walpole village schools will assemble at the high school on Thursday, February 21, at which time exercises appropriate to Washington's birthday will be observed. Members of the American Unitarian as sociation have been in town this week, and oil Thursday evening presented the cause at the parish house. A collection for the benefit of the association will be taken next Sunday at the Unitarian church. Mrs. E. J. Fisher is spending a few weeks in Canton, Boston and vicinity. Those from here who attended the in augural ball at Concord February 6 were Hon. T. Kelson Hasting; Mr. and Mrs. H. A. I'erry, Mr. and Mrs. Fred J. Perry, Mr. and Mrs. George B. Holland, Rev. W. S. Nichols and Francis R. Parker. Mrs. Hol land assisted in receiving the guests. An entertainment, under the auspices of the T. O. U. X. society, will be given at the parish house on Friday evening, February 22. The program will consist of an illus trated poem followed by the farce, "Six Cups of Chocolate," after -which there will he a social dance. Light refreshments will be served. All are invited. The Colbum brothers are cutting and drawing to their mill timber from the Knapp farm. F. A. Graves lost a valuable cow last week. A number of -cases of grip and severe colds are reported and a few cases of scarlet fever and diphtheria at North Walpole. All the goods and chattels of the late Mrs. Mary Ann Watkins are advertised for sale at public auction at the town hall on Thursday, February 21, commencing at 10 A. m. A copy of Aldrich's history of Walpole will be offered for sale, the same having been omitted from the list enumer ated on the bills. Charles P. Rowland of New York has been in town at Judge Bellows' for a few days past. Miss Ruth Bemis of Saxtons River spent several days here last week with her sister, Mrs. J. W. Stratton, on Walpole common. The library statistics for January, 1901, were as follows: Circulation of books,685; attendance, 643. Minnie L. Hathaway left the 30th inst. for Boston where she will resume her course of study at the Pernin Short Hand school. Miss Hathaway will make her home with the family of her brother, B. J. Weston at Everett, Mass. Mrs. C. C. Davis returned last week from an absence of a few days in Merelith,where she was the guest of Rev. and Mrs. G. I. Bard. C. R. Crowell of South Boston and F. A. Lebourveau of West Springfield, Mass., both former residents of Walpole, were in town for a brief stay last week. Leave subscriptions and renewals for the Times at the postohice. Miss Emily M. Jennison was home from Greenfield, from Saturday until Mondav of ! this week. I The annual business meeting of the ladies' sewing society connected with the Unitarian church was held at the home of Miss Mary E. Maynard February 4. Offl ; cers for the year were elected as follows : j President, Mrs. George .B. Williams, Jr.; vice-president, Miss Lilla E. Webster; sec retary, Mrs. Nat W. Holland ; treasurer, Miss Amv W. Jennincs. Amonir th hnei. I ness transacted following the election of officers, it was voted to hold a rummage sale, the date of which will be announced later. Herbert A. Houghton and wife of Worces , ter, Mass., were in town over Sunday, with their aunts, Mrs. Hodgkin and Miss Miller, 1 on Main street. They intend to remove soon to Hopedale, Mass., Mr. Houghton having been offered a position more advan tageous from a financial standpoint than where he is now employed, i Mrs. J. G. Bellows returned last Satur day evening from Northampton, Mass., . where she had been spending a few days ' with her daughter, Miss Mary H. Bellows, j a student at Smith college, j Lewis Jennison of Providence, R. I., is visiting his parents, D. 11. Jennison and wife, in district No. 14, arriving the 12th j inst. j "Diamonds and Hearts," a drama in , three acts, will be presented under the auspices of AVarren Pond grange in Wal pole town hall Friday evening, February ' 15. A social 'dance will follow the enter tainment, and supper will be provided by : Walpole grange. All are invited. I John II . Taggard of East Boston is in . tending to erect a summer home here in town near the residence of his brother, Ed ward S. Taggard. The work of drawing brick for foundation, etc., was commenced last Saturday. Mr. Taggard, who for a number of years has been in business in Boston, was formerly a Walpole hoy and, with his family, is a frequent visitor in town. "Wxvtrth-n.l ,u Worcester 'l been visiting relatives Easthamptou, Mass. Mr. Lincoln of Boston was in town and vicinity last week in the interests of the Walter A. Wood Machine company. Mrs. George B. Williams, Jr., and son Humbert left theMh inst. for ;an Mf of about six weeks with friends anil in la tive in New Haven, Conn., ami '' orK- The schools of Walpole village will close March 1st for the spring vacation. u Drewsville school and those in districts a, 6, 13 and 14 will close February 21st. Alfred M. Foster, who has been visiting in Walpole and vicinity since me nf ut.nrt.ml the 31st lilt. " "s home in Los Angeles, Cal., intending to spend a week or ten days with cousins in Boston, Mass., and Ilayoinie, N. J.," the wav. Mr. Foster intends uiso i Washington, 1). C, and will take the south, em route home by way of New Orleans. F.B.I Toward has sold his blacksmith shop on Turnpike street to Fred clmiun, who will continue the business. Sir- How ardis employed at Bellows Falls at present. The last meeting of Walpole grange was held the 5th inst., with ; in attendance. The third and fourth degrees were con ferred on the class of four, thus entitling them to membership; the initiatory exer cises were followed by the harvest supper usual on such occasions. The lecture on "Grant, the Soldier," given bv Rev. F. L. Phalen of Worcester, Mass.,-on the evening of February 1st, was attended by a fair-sized audience. The lec ture is reported as instructive and enter taining and much enjoyed by these pres ent. The school board will meet with Kev. E. A. Keep, chairman of the board, Saturday afternoon, the Kith inst., at 2 o'clock, when the books of the year will be closed for the annual reports and persons having hills against the district may present them. The Stephenson instrumental quartet with Amsbury, the popular humorist, will give an entertainment in the town hall this evening, February 14. This is the fourth entertainment in the lecture course series. Rev. M. A. Roberts of Gilnianton visited recently with his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Willson, in the south part of the town. FELLOWSHIP MEETING. A Fellowship meeting will be held at the Congregational church Friday, February 15, to which invitations have been extend ed to the churches in Putney, AV est minster, Bellows Falls and Springfield, Yt.,and Keene, Alstead and Westmoreland. There will be a morning and afternoon session j commencing at 10 A. M. and promptly at 1.30 p.m. Dinner will be served at noun. On such occasions it is customary that-the dinner be conducted on the picnic plan, but the ladies of the church will he pre pared to furnish dinner for any unprovid ed. The general topic for the day is an nounced thus: '"How shall the churilu-s meet the conditions of the times ?" Kev. Howard Billman of Keene and Rev. G.H. DeBevoise of Westminster will speak at the morning session -on the suhtupic of: " What shall take the place, if anything, of the old-time evangelistic revival." An address will also be given by P.ev. J. H Misses Nellie anil M Reid of Bellows Falls, the subjects -Mif-ion S ha a. i ni-trmn t.ewt. Ii rortinrrl f.x church membership ?" In the afternoon Rev. E. P. Drew of Keene and Rev. A. C. Ferrin of Springfield will speak on : "The preaching demanded for the times," and Secretary Maylott of the Keene Y. M. C. A. will speak on: "Is the Y. M. C. A. idea capable of application or modification in mi, uuuiim y uutvi i A. lie iiiiTuuiiJK ir, UI 'I'll to the r..i1.Vi and it. is boned t Wp will K. - the country town?" The meeting is open a mod attendance 1 a gOOU attendance. SCHOOL MEETING, ine special scnooi meeting caneu ior February 4, was quite well attended and uunsmeiauie mteiesi was evinced 111 me lep 5S.iu.rul-"u"e1 l'TOPeu repairs and addition to be made on the aflirif.! limiun at Mr,vt.li AValrtnl.i v.... After brief presentation of the plans and! proposals, it was voted to appropriate the! sum ot goVrtX) for the purpose, tflouu to be raised by taxation and the remainder bor-: rowed, payable in equal parts, in one, two. mree aim lour years time, aim to ue "F .l"c ""cuoiun vi mc bciiuui board or a Duuuing committee ior the ais- trict. f The plans include a reconstruction of thf present old school house, so-called, which now contains four rooms, and an addition thereto on the south of four new rooms I making eight in all, with a hallway run-; ning through the center ot the buildina aim a vesnuuie wini man vva.ys in mc cue uei on uue inmi,nu me uumujig novinei witntneruiier arreno. s oest systeu nf licflt.iiiff flnii vpnt.ilat.inn. it An extension of the lot south, one-hal " f . : . r. : o,.r0 l,ou r,,,r,.l,.uerl nf A V Vima t.i, -., . tlw. l;i.i;nrr r.lnou1 --ii"' J """J o ... . .v... Wothorhoo Tlrna nf I!i.Univ Falls unit fill ttu i.,: ot,.i n..,;,,.. witi, n.o ifil... i P . -"J1""" . , ' ' & W arren Co. above mentioned. William W. Underbill of Boston, representing this company, was in town the sth inst. on busi-: ness connected with the contract. ANNUAL SUPPER AT THE CHURCHES. I i The annual meeting and supper of th Unitarian society was held on Tuesday evening, January 29. This date was also the fifth anniversary of the dedication of the Hastings Memorial Parish house when the meeting was held. About 60 were ii attendance to whom an excellent supper was served bv the ladies of the societv. The tables were arranged in the form of the letter H and the decorations were of roses, pinks and ferns. The pourers were: Mrs.. J. W. Hay ward, Mrs. Olive G Hayward, Westmoreland N. H., recently and attend Mrs. Henry B. Robeson and Miss Ellen R. e,i the wedj;ng 0f Mr. and Mrs. Charles . . .. following the supper the meeting was called to order oy d. w . iiaywara, cierK.ui the society, and lion. T. Nelson Hasting, was chosen chairman for the evening, ut ficers for the year Were elected thus : Clerk. J.W. Hay ward ; executive committee, T.N. Hastings, George B. Williams, Jr., and Copley Amory ; treasurer. Warren W. Por. ter; collector, George B. Holland. Rc PA EIS EXPOSITION OF 1900. Gold Medal Award tor Superiority made to the wai (Sollecrey or r- SffOftTffAiW Sr TLEGffAPiiY. Not like others, bnt better. If yon wish to secure the best advantages be anre to attetv) this raptmr iiittUtute n. "or mt8)i)B address Carkell a Ilorr, Albany K. i mm S!f!H?f th" i.ff'-t societies connected! ill, the ehur'h were read. The report of Measurer, Mr. Porter, showed all bills P"d and the society in tirui iinaucial con "ioii. Amy W. Jennings, treasurer ,','ne ladies' sewing society, reported a tdance of $5K4.83. Nancy M. Hol wjiil, treasurer of the T. O. U. X., reported balance of $17. Mrs. J. W. Hay ward, President of the Walpole Branch of the "immii's National Alliance, gave an out- tUle Of lllH VPftr'tt Ai-nrlr o,l MnnHol Hlfift rotitributcdto the repairs on the church, p . N'llt' w' Holland, treasurer of the xtlightH, gave a detailed report of ex panses of maintaining the parish house, which expenses are met by that organiza "on. Miss L. E. Webster, treasurer of the Sunday school, gave .reports of the past v,'r. It was voted to invite the New Hampshire Unitarian conference to hold iw annual meeting here next June and the executive committee was instructed tQ Hake necessary arrangements. The offer 01 Mr. Amory to bear the expense of grad "ig the church grounds, provided the church would keep them in order after ward, was gratefully accepted. Addresses appropriate to the occasion were then niade by lion. J. G. Bellows, Rev. William 'V Nichols, H. H. Perry and Thomas B. reek. A social hour was spent and the evnig was much enjoyed by all present. 3 he annual supper and roll-call at the tongregational church was held at the church parlors on Thursday evening, Jan uary 31. The supper, which was in charge of Mrs. John L. Houghton, Mrs. George 11. Jennison and Mary Sparhawk, was served at 7:30 p. m. the tables were prettily laid m the form of a letter T. The pourers were Mrs. E. A. Keep, Mrs. John P. Holmes, M". A. A. Gilson and Mrs. Charles H. names. About 60 were present and following the supper was the roll call. Letters from ab sent members were read as follows: Mrs. Mary A. Faulkner, Warren, Mass.; Miss Jennie Phipps, Milton, Mass.; Mrs. Rose Hartwell, Westmoreland, and Thomas C. Sparhawk, Winchendon, Mass. Geo. O. Smith responded for those present repre senting other churches. Reports were then given by the clerk and treasurer of the so ciety, the superintendent and treasurer of the Sabbath school and by the president of the ladies' aid society. Two' members of the church have died within the past year and two have been received. The total membership is 89. The benevolences for the year including Sabbath school, Woman's Board of Foreign Missions, the Female Cent societv and all sifts of in dividuals known amounted $512, a gain over the previous year and previous years. The supply of church manuals hav ing been exhausted, a committee chosen for the purpose reported material for a new one with certain changes aiid addi tions. Their report was unanimously adoped. It was also suggested that a brief Historical sketch of the church and society he included in the manual and after dis cussion, the same committee was chosen to investigate and report later. A social hour closed the evening which was a pleas ant and enjoyable one to all present. WESTON. D. D. Peck and Mrs. Lora Coburn of Springfield, Mass., are visiting their x,al' ents, Sir. and Mrs. P. D. Peck. The primary scnooi nas not been m ses- s"' ,e nurs.iay owing to rne illness or Ltnn i unri uw "uviuig xxu.unoiabuAi.iv of tonsilitis. Ida Simonds is visiting ' relatives in Manchester and vicinity. The intermediate and grammar schools close Y ednesday of this week with appro priate exercises. Miss Mary Barbour went to her home in T.T , . , t ,r - , i "nh Granville, N. Y., Monday fc for a ten uays v,slt- The PlPt at the COllgrega- t.ional rlinn.h will be aiinnliori and other services as usual during her absence, The union service Sundav evenins. Feb- ruarv 17. will he at the t ontTrecrational church, Rev. Mr. Searles having charge of it. W. S. Fenn of Westminster was in town , the first of the week. , , ;i i t ? usuu is quite poony ni, nine ui writing. Miss Annie Bradley closed her school in the Loveioy district last Friday and re- turned to her home in Ludlow Saturday Owing to the storm last week our stage aid not set to Chester Tuesday. It was our Jlarde8t 8torm o the season. ; EAST LEMPSTER. Mrs. G. B. Griffith was called to Bellows Falls again Friday. Milan Nnves has contracted to carrv the man from Marlow to L,empster ana Will commence the first of July. TUe Ladies' Aid will give a chicken-pie ...v... j.-. ..... t, x siinni.r nntrtamniAnt. niifl auction sale, at V r.vrvni.. i- : iiv,i. " " 1"J cvCi....S, . ,.....,, X UeSUaV nitTIlt WSS 1116 COlUeSI OIII1C season with a hieh wind. If the snow nan 1 ... ,,, 1 l.,.ll .llttnit u" eep it wouni nave ueeu uwiu it was, some shoveling had to oe uone. The selectmen met Saturday to settle up accounts against the town. TOWNSIIEND. Union services were held at the Congre gational church last Sunday. Kev. Mr Cameron preached. Rev. Mr. Curtis and family and a num ber of others are on the sick list. A.A.Mason was elected delegate from the Baptist church last Sunday to attend the ordination of Mr. Thorn of BOUIU lim- ham, February 12. -ir ..i.i iu Willie Snarks visited in - aiurieh. tt,,,,, iPaee met with Miss n, : . . - ,7,. uftnnin Gladys Covey last Saturday afternoon ALSTEAD. Mrs S IT Ha ndall has been quite ill for several days past. "Miss Tjena, Cooke is still suffering; from a serious trouble with her eyes, Dr. Gor ham of Rellows Falls was called Sunday to consult with Dr. Oliver. Misses Taylor and Gay, our village teachers, left Monday for their homes, after closing a very satisfactory term of school. Minnie Tiitney was called last week to her home near Cold River by sickness. Mrs. E. A. Turner, Miss Randall, C. E. Murdough and wife and J. F. Dickey at tended the funeral of N. II. Farr at Bel lows Falls Monday. W. W. Dinsmore and wife entertained a few of their friends last Tuesday even ing in honor of Mr. Dinsmore's birthday. Dan Campbell of Bellows Falls was in the village Saturday. ' Mrs. J. G. Dinsmore has been with friends in Keene for the past ten days. HEATING STOVES A few heating stoves left, at cost prices. Buy them quick or you will lose a bargain. GEORGE B. ALLBEE A sleighride party from Bellows Falls came to Hotel Alstead last Friday night and had supper. There are still quite a number of grip cases in the village and vicinity and the doctors are busy most of the time. J. S. Prouty, who lias been quite ill, is improving and able to be out again. CHARLESTOWN. (DR. 1. K. THAYER, LOCAL EDITOR.) Mrs. Annie Oreer returned last Thurs day from New York city, where she has been visiting her son and his family. Miss Addie Swan is expected home this week from Whitinsville, Mass. Miss Jennie Merifield is assisting in the family of Mrs. Alvah Way. Mrs. W ay is convalescing from an attack of grip- Rev. "W. B. T. Smith and wife will leave this week for the south according to their custom. Miss Marian Davidson spent Saturday and Sunday at her home in Langdon. The Y. P. R. U. will hold a social at the church parlors this evening. Rev. T. D. Howard officiated at the funeral of the youngest child of N. C. and May Miner Dodge at Springfield Monday afternoon. Mrs. Charles Sy- nionds was among the friends who at tended. Willard J. Tuttle is on the sick list, having a serious time with grip. Mrs. C. S. Symonds spent Tuesday and Wednesday in Keene. Rev. G. IX Badger, field secretary of the New England Unitarian association, and Rev. R. E. Small of Deerfield Unita rian church, Mass., held a meeting at the south parish church last Monday even ing, in the interests of the Unitarian as sociation. The addresses were very in teresting and the meeting well attended. E. Martin Tripp left last Saturday for a long engagement in a fishing rod fac tory at North Brookfield, Mass. The new box shop, notice of which we gave three weeks ago, is an assured fact. The Diamond Match company's factory will shut down at an early date to install a new 100 horse-power boiler, which is needed for the increased de mand for power. Let us all blow our horns for Charlestown and not advertise its faults too much. We have perfect qualifications for all sorts of business and we want it. Horace Hull captured the finest fox of the season last Saturday ; and speaking of sporting matters, reports of tleer be ing seen in the eastern part of the town are quite frequent. Bowen's mill No. 2 has been in opera tion eveninars lately, to continue until the work is caught up with. Ayer, Moody & Spring's Minstrels are booked for the town hall isaturday even ing, February 16. WESTMINSTER. The herd of cows at the Kurn Hattin Home were tested by Dr. Tike of Bel lows Falls last week and two of the best animals were condemned and have since been slaughtered and found to have been diseased. The Ladies' Aid society met with Mrs, George W. Metcalf yesterday afternoon, Henry C. Lane, who has been seriously sick during the past few weeks, is thought to be slowly improving. He is being cared for by a trained nurse 'from Boston. Miss S. L. Hills went to Boston yester day for a two weeks stay. Will E. Nutting started for Chicago Tuesday where he expects to remain for the present. Mrs. Nellie II. nail came from Gran ville, N. H., Wednesday to spend' a few days with her parents, Rev. and Mrs. P. F. Barnard, who have been in poor health for the past two weeks. The loss upon the Wilkins house has been adjusted by L. S. Hayes of Bellows Falls. We understand the total received was about $400, which covers the damage to the furniture and house. The auditors are busily engaged upon the accounts of the various town officers and will be able to announce in a few days the financial condition of the town. II. F. Bond sold his season's fur pur- cliase Tuesday to Wright Brothers of Boston and the same has been shipped to the purchasers. Drs. Hopkins of Springfield and Charles H. Prindle of Chicopee, Mass., were in town Monday in consultation witli Dr. Matthews. SAXTONS RIVER LOCALS. (M18S MARY J. HILL, LOCAL EDITOR ) Miss Mav Spaulding of Bethel came Monday to visit her relatives in this place. i Kev. James Alexander of Newport, N. II., delivered two excellent sermons last Sunday at the Congregational church. Mrs. Solon and her daughter Ruth ot Omaha, Neb., visited a few days lasb week at Mrs. Charles Smith's. Mrs. McClarence has been the guest ot Mrs. Partridge for about two weeks at Westminster. Patriotic services will be held at the Baptist churclr on the evening of the 22nd to celebrate Washington'sbirthday. Rev. A. E. Foote will deliver a patriotic address and special music will be given by the choir and orchestra. All are cor dially invited to be present. Mr. and Mrs. Blodgett of Grafton made a brief visit last Monday with their son and daughter, Dr. J. H. and Annie Blod gett. Miss Osgood of Rutland has returned home after spending several days with her brother, Dr. F. L. Osgood. The young girls have had a few re hearsals for the minstrel show which will be given by them at Odd Fellows hall in the near future. Fred Simonds, who has been suffering from an attack of tonsilitis, is now im proving. Miss Helen Nourse has been sick for several days past. Mrs. Tower, who has been at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Rollin Fairchild, at Sunderland, for several weeks past caring for her husband, G. R. Tower, who lias been suffering with pneumonia, was expected home last week, but she was taken sick and is unable to return at present. , ' Mrs. Spillane was taken suddenly ill last Sunday morning with a heart trouble. Patrick narty has had an addition built on the main part of his pullery, in order to give him more room for storage. Merritt Holden is sick with pneumonia and some of his children are suffering with the prevailing distemper. Mrs. Nellie Taft, who has been sick with the grip, is now slowly recovering. Charles Pierce and wife of South bridge, Mass., came Monday and will re main until after the funeral of their uncle, Lucius P. Barry. Mrs. Hodgkins has been quite sick for the past two weeks. Dana Bickford went to Washington, D. C, last B'riday on business. Frank Marlborough spent from Satur day until Monday with friends at Ches terfield, N. n. Mrs. Worthington visited friends at Bellows Falls last Thursday. Miss Davis, who has the care of Mrs. Holmes, has been sick for several days. Mrs. Hammond is slowly recovering from a severe illness of about two weeks. Mrs. Walter Ware spent Sunday with friends in Westminster. Miss May Spaulding of Bethel has com menced to work for F. B. Locke and has charge of the telephone exchange. A large party of young people from this place attended the minstrel show given at Bellows Falls last Tuesday evening. Rev. C. A. Piddock of Hartford was in town the first of the week for a few days. DEATH OF H. W. COBB. Henry W. Cobb, an old and respected resident of this place, passed away last Saturday morning after a few days' illness although he had been ailing for a long time yet he did not commence to be se riously ill until last Thursday. The fu neral took place Tuesday afternoon at his late home, Rev. J. A. Leach officiat ing assisted by Rev. G. F. Chapin..' Miss Ilarriette Clarke sang "Sometime We'll Understand," and "lie Giveth His Be loved Sleep." Mr. Cobb left a wife, two daughters, Annie A. Wright and Cora M. Fuller, also three sisters, Mrs. Sarah Phelps of Northampton,Mass.,and Misses Ellen and Mary J. Cobb of this place. Among those from out of town were George Phelps and Miss Katie Phelps of Northampton and Mr. and Mrs. Ferdi nand Cobb of Grafton. DEATH OF L. P. BARRY. Lucius P. Barry, who had not been strong for a long time, was taken sud denly ill several days ago and died of paralysis at 0.15 Monday morning, hav ing only been confined to the house just one week. Mr. Barry was 70 years of age on the 26th of last August and had always, lived here with the exception of hve years wlicn he spent in the west,Mr. Barry was a keen business man and had served the town for some time as justice of peace. He left one brother, M. P. Barry, two nephews, Henry M. Barry of Provi dence, R. I., and Charles L. Pierce of Southbridge. also an aged aunt, Mrs. Jane Osgood. The funeral takes place this afternoon at 2 o'clock at his late home. A powerful engine cannot lie run with n weak boiler,and we can't keep up t he strain of an active life with a weak Rtomach: neither can we stop the human machine to make repairs. If the stomach cannot di gest enough food to keep the body strong, such a preparation as Kodol Dyspepsia Cure shouhl lie used. It digests what you eat and it simply can't help but do you. good. Pierce s Pharmacy.