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THE BRATTLEBORO DAILY REFORMER, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, lDKl.
Scratch Feed LOCAL NEWS NOTES. We wish to call to the attention of the progres sive poultrymen of this' section, to King Scratch! Feed, a scratch feed that1 contains all sound, clean I grains and blended in a! way that makes it a per-j fectly balanced ration; aj scratch feed that has been! re-cleaned and is free from! cheap fillers, such as gritj and oyster shells. Price $2.00 Valley Grain Co. Three new dances were introduced at the meeting of Elijah Wales's advanced class in dancing last evening. They were the Wave, the Spanish (ilide and t lie Tangu. Sheriff E. Mann this morning went to 1! ut land with Ceorge Foster, .lames Moore and Ezra Xoyes, three inmates of the Newi'ane jail, who were transferred to the Uutland jail. The contract tor carrying the mail on the Uratqleboro-t'hesterrield route after July 1 has been awarded to Leslie Hud son, who is employed by ('. K. Crosby. The present proprietor of the route is Arthur '. Davis. Half a dozen men interested in levolver shooting met Monday evening and dis cussed plans for the organization of a club of the National Kevolver association here. Another meeting will be held in the near future. The committee elected by the First I'.ap tist church to recommend a candidate for the pastorate to succeed llev. Dr. John K. (iow, resigned, is making progress, but has nothing to announce at present. A large number of applications have been received. Murray Joseph Hyrnes, 4. son of Mr. and .Mrs. Christopher liyrnes, of Home stead place, died this morning of diphthe ria. The child had been ill four days. The body will be sent tomorrow in a hermetic ally sealed casket to Mardi Gras, This is the second death of a child this disease within three days. SIR THOMAS i COVETS CUP WEST BRATTLEBORO Fire at G. H. Barrett's Today. SHIFTS IN LICENSE VOTE j Challenge for International Yacht Race Has Been Mailed (r. II. Barrett's residence on the Tnn nyvale road was badly damaged tli is morning as a result of the chimney in tin main part of the house burning out. An unusual volume of smoke was discovered 1 by J. L. Stockwell about 10 o'clock as he ; . Was making his morning delivery .of i groceries and he notified Mr Barrett. AjTwentV-Six CUieS Mid TOWIIS OoletrnT ion of limn ir:u srwm :tt rli scom 1 ' of trouble and worked strenuously to ex tinguish the fire. A summons was tele phoned to the tire department in l.rattle- FOR COMPETITION UNDER OLD RULES boro to send done without Mrs. Barrett the fire was up the ster.mcr which was the knowledge of Mr. or and by the time it arrived imfl.it. .i.-, i-.l rPlf n-irti- j ii.v- tuitii i luuiivri. a i iv ni t i - tions were badly luiined and the interior ! of the house damaged by smoke. There I had not been any extra fire and just what caused the chimney to burn out is mi ! known. The property was insured i through O. M. Clay's agency. Apparently in Wet Column NUMBER LAST YEAR WAS TWENTY-ONE rat St. 'Phone 249 Tii Lipton Sure the New York Yacht Club Will be in Favor of a Race Event to Take Place in 1914. Steamer Oceanic Will Bring His Letter. LONDON, E.N(1LA.NI, March ". A challenge has been issued by the Royal Ulster Yacht club for a series of races for America's cup to take plate in Md. ! 1914. from ; iSir Thomas Lipton is j back of the movement Party for Mrs. Martha Tyler. Barre and Montpelier Went Dry, Both by Narrow Margins James E. Burke Elected Mayor of Burlington i for His Sixth Term. again the man for an inter- The employes of the Holbrook. ivoilins corporation are engaged Cafe Everything in ivoums corporation are engaged in the rails on the trestle north of street and it is expected that within a few days the work of making the till there will be started. The telegraph poles remain to be moved and the wires strung on a cable on the west side of the track tempo rarily. Mi-s. A. W. Kockwell entertained the Canal Street Birthday club yesterday at her home at 4t Canal street in honor of the anniversary of Mrs. C. A. McUue. Bridge was played and supper was served. National colors predominated in the deco rations. Ten of the original 11' member? were present and Miss Harriet Welling of North Bennington, who is visiting her cousin. Mrs. J. C. DeWitt, was among the guests. Cabot & national la vins! y I!ridgelto season Board by day or week AGE LIMIT UNCHANGED. race and his challenge hacked the yacht club has been despatched America aboard the steamer Oce anic, which is due to arrive in New York either today or tomorrow. It is suggested that the competition 1 conducted under the old rules, as contained in the deed gift. Mr. Lipton, who has just returned from America, says there is no doubt about the acceptance of the challenge by the New York Yacht club, which now holds possession of the much coveted trophy. Miss Susan L Clark gave a party yesterday afternoon for Mrs. Martha II. Tyler, who has been her guest for two weeks, in honor of her 74th birthday anniversary. A social time was en joyed and supper was served. Mrs. Tyler received gifts of flowers and otltl'l' reitifMli 1 trn iii'tu )twilw ltnutcnrild i and letters from absent friends. She ! vestonlay, and the present was a resident of this village for "re that 2(5 cities and towns have voted many years and was a member of the for license, as compared with 21 last First Congregational church until she 1 year. moved to Rrattleboro after the death i Five towns which tried license last of her husband, Clinton Tvler. Thev 1 year voted to go dry Bloom field, Rip There in the ! license were more changes than usual hifts from the license to no- columns throughout Vermont and the present indications moved from Townshend in the early seventies and lived at the Carroll Place until his death. At present Mrs. Tyler makes her home with her neph ew, Ir. Y. H. Lane. ton, Swanton, ergennes ami Wens The town ioining the ''wet" ranks are Bolton. Bakersfield. Brighton, Col chester. Klmore. Fairfield, Franklin (iroton, Orange, Poultney, Pownal and Heading. Though Bloomfield and Brunswick both voted for license in new i 1 1 -j because of their size no licenses ; were issued and Brighton will be the for the evening service first Kssex county town to have license the Baptist church is on the assumption that licenses will be ousewives, It f ention ! After reading the grocery and provision advs. in The Reformer, fold your paper this side out, put it near the telephone and use it for reference. Ohen Doing Tomorrow's Marketing Free Occasionally For Sale at All Times Were you lucky enough to get a loaf of Dexter's Blue Ribbon Bread when the local distribution was made ? If you did, it may interest you to know that I am the only man in Brattleboro who handles the product. D. Frank Shea, Tel. 340 C. S. Clark has bought a TAX EXEMPT All deposits in The Brattleboro Trust Company for whatever amount, are free from taxation. Your account is solicited. Interest paid on Savings Deposits at rate of 4 per cent. The c ha Tine ajre of '. Wheel Club's Proposed Constitutional Change Lacks Majority. Vermont Wheel club's plan to the constitution making the membership limit IS years instead 1 years lacked a two-thirds maior- ity vote in the monthly meeting last evening, and was therefore defeated. The ballot showed '.'2 yes votes and IS no 's. lr. F. H. Newell, F. B. Putnam and .John M. Pugan were appointed a com mittee to present names to be voted for as otlicers.of the club in the an imal meeting to be held the tirst Tues day in April. The annual sale of peri odicals took place at the close of the business session and a fine buffet luncheon was served. SOUTH LONDONDERY. Dr. and Mrs. Gilbert of Grafton' were at F. IF. Tyler's Sunday. Tressie Haven was home from the Memorial hospital one day last week. Charles Shattuck has moved into one of the tenements in the Bradford Landman house on Church street. j The body of the infant child of Mr. 1 and Mrs. Finest Martin of Jamaica j was brought to the Yearly cemetery for burial Tuesday. Town meeting was very quiet. The vote for license was. Yes :'.l. No Tfi, and the fifth class license. Yes '2(, No 7. j Teachers' examinations were held i at the schoolhouse Thursday and Fri day of last week. 1'. 11. Blake, district I superintendent, was present Thursday ! and Miss Mary A. Pierce conducted ; the examinations Friday. There were ; four candidates. GRAFTON. BRATTLEBORO LOCAL. Hazel Dawson of Hough ton - is working at F. K. Aiken's. Hose Jackson of lloughtonvine Mrs. H. H. Wit her sister. Mrs. Clarence Trendall went Saturday to Boston for a visit 'of two weeks. Mrs. Napoleon Boucher visited in Springfield. Mass., the first of the week. Mrs. Fred Wilder and daughter, Bubv, returned vesterdav from a visit in Athol, Mass. Sumner recently f Bellows Falls at S. A. Walk- We A dvertise George St because we have the goods to advertise. If we had nothing we would say noth ing. We tiave all the latest improved special machines for laundering shirts and col lars, which not only prolongs the life of your linen, but gives ease and comfort to the wearer. Our New Prosperity Col lar Moulder is giving great satisfaction and ouir customers are beginning to tell their friends about it. Do not wait to be told but try it out and see what it does, as no one can af ford to have their collars laundered in any other way. Brattleboro Steam Laundry W. K. SPARKS Proprietor Mi field. M Streeter. Levi J time in breaking ice. P. M. er this chapel before recter and gnet- of -on of Miss lrinr-Kthcl Strong is out today for the first nearly two weeks as a result of his left ankle by falling on the I Meldon of Rutland, the speak-j ifteinoon in the Congregational j the Woman's, club, reached town last evening. 15. S. Michelman has jine to Holyo-ke, Mass.. today to see. about fittings for the new Michelman store which will be opened in Whetstone block about April 1. Mrs. Bertha Dean Wilder and two daughters have moved from the Doolittle building on School street to Springfield, Mass., where they will make their home. A broken journal on a freight car on the Hoston & Maine between Greenfield and Bernardston this morning prevented the morning train north from reaching Brat tleboro until after VI o'clock. The car so completely blocked the track that it was necessary to send for a wrecking crew from East Deerfiekl. No one was injured. Our Home-Grown CARNATIONS Are the Finest. Freshest and Best All prices. Try them. HOPKINS, The Florist 1 44 Western Ave. Telephone 437 Brattleboro. Vt- On car line BRATTLEBORO MACHINE WORKS Manufacturing: and Jobbing Machinists Elm Street Brattleboro Newfane. Moderator and treasurer. F. A. DeWitt; ! town clerk, A. (J. Warren: selectmen. S. H. Morse, J. M. Kenny, F. E. Willard: j listers, A. L. Lockwood, II. E. Johnson, I II. E. Sparks; auditors. L. H. Iliggins, H. j A. Williams, J. E. Morse; constable and I collector of taxes. F. C. Clarke; road com 1 missioner, E. H. Tuthill; overseers of Poor, selectmen; school director, Arthur O. Howe; grand jurors. W. J. White. 1). A. Benson. J. E.t Morse: town agent, D. A. Benson; total tax voted, $2; license vote, yes 7, no 43; uth class license vote, yes G, no 30; all proposals of amendment rejected. vilh Miss is visitin bur. Miss lone was a guest er 's. Miss Alice Ilemenwav of Saxtons Kiver is staving with Mrs. M. C. Red field and visiting friends. Miss Kutli Parker, who is attending school in Orange, Mass.. was called home Tuesday by the serious illness of her mother. Mrs. John Parker. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ilowland went to East Orange, N. J., Saturday to at tend the funeral of Mr. Ilowland Ts mother. A dinner was served in the chapel town meeting day by the women of the Congregational society, which was well attended. A clam chowder supper will be serv ed in the Baptist vestry next Tuesday evening. Mrs. V. A. Whitcomfi was pleasant Iv surprised one dav fast week bv a postcard shower ' of They were in honor dav anniversary. She her many friends. A surprise party was given Miss Ca'-rie Blood and Henry fi rover in the chapel Monday evening in honor of their birthday anniversaries. About "0 friends were present. Games were played and refreshments served. Schools in the village closed Friday. These pupils were without absent marks: Grammar school Hazel Conip ton, j Doris Eddy, Ala Prouty, Lillian Prouty, Margaret Beed. Hazel Tread well, Charles Compton, Raymond Eddy, Henry Grover, Arthur Yright. Bernice Eddy had no marks during her school membership of eight weeks. Primary school Beatrice Prouty, Ken neth Compton, Lvnda Proutv, Clarence Eddy. Paul Gove Carv Palmer. Dr horse The topic this evening in "The Destruction of Sodom C. W. Lyman of Wilmington came yesterday to spend a few days with his family at the home of Mrs. Ly man s parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. j 'opolond. The postoftice will be closed at 7.30 j every evening after this date. This 1 will not necessitate the store being ! closed but all post office business will j cease at that 'hour. i The missionary society of the wo- ' man's association of the First Con ; gregattonnl church will be entertained ! tomorrow afternoon at Mrs. C. S. ' ; Clark's. Papers will be given by Mrs. ' L. II. Stellman and Mis M. L. Sted- man. The oratorical contest given last i evening in Academy hall by the pu- ; i pils of the ninth grade was well at- j I tended and the receipts netted about ;14. The hall was decorated with the; : class j-olors, gold and white. Every ' number on the program, which is here , with given, was creditably rendered. Piano solo, Bernice Spoft'ord; recita tion, Columbus, Edna E. Johnson; recitation, Mildred's Thoughtless Bor i rowing. E. Doris Dowley: song. The , Merry dance, chorus; recitation, A Legend of the Northland. Plorence L. j Ames; recitation, The Little Christinas I Tree, May E. Saderman; song, Topsv : Turvy Song, primary pupils; recita tion. The Petrified Fern, Dorothy E. Cain: recitation. The Talkative Tor toise, Emma C. Johnson; song. Eye ! Bath Not Seen, chorus: recitation, Three Trees, Elsie S. Stark; concert, ; recitation: song. Over the Moonlit 1 Sea, girls chorus. The pupils chosen i to speak at the graduation exercises were Emma Johnson, Horence Ames. Dorothy Cain, May Saderman and Ed na Johnson. The judges were F. T. E. Stowe, Mrs. A. I'. Eddy and Mrs. E. J. Taggnrt. ; issued. Elmore tor the first time un der the license local-option law has . gone into the license column. Though the no license supporters put in considerable work in the cities of Rutland. Burlington and St. Albans all three places have gone license by good ; sized majorities. Bennington. Bethel, Fair Haven, Poultney and Castleton j among the larger towns have cast sub stantial majorities for license. I The towns and cities thus far re ported as voting license this year are Bethel, Reading, Bakersfield, Fairfield, Franklin, Riehford, Brighton, Bruns ;wik, Canaan, Orange. liennitigton, Pownal, Castleton, Fair Haven, Mount Tabor, Poultney, Rutland city. West Rutland, Groton. Elmore, Burlington, Bolton. Colchester, Shelburne, St. Al ;bans and Shoreham. Montpelier and Barre are both no license again, but by narrow margins, the majorities being .51 and 41 re spectively. James E. Burke, the Democratic war horse, was elected mayor of Burling ton for his sixth term, having a ma jority of for over Alderman Albert S. Drew. Fort Dummer Fresh Roasted Peaumnntls We Iklvc in balled a large electric peanut roaster tliat turns them out crisp and delicious every morning. lr Sale lv All Grocery and Fruit Stores. DeWitt Grocery Company Wholesale Distributors All The "Road of the Loving Heart. Kinds of Good Fresh and Cured- Meats at IT Pin II he Mb nn HI arkets san dnnei have Someone of a charitable heart has that most of those whom we call i . j- i . are t'iiv men ana women im ost the road. There are many of these out in the wilderness if unceitain ty trying to tirid their way. All unselfish mini-try tries to remove obstacle from this way and to set u sign-posts to it and to provide aceommodiat ions for way- Elliot and Main Streets Oomef 1 1 1 . 4 1 -1. who may ie wandering uiivuku woods in their attempts t reach the of MRS. MARY JANE BAKER. 71,. who die week over 100 of her 75 wishes to bv cards, Mr. Mfirv Jane Baker, yesterday in her home at Green street, was a native of Grafton. She was lru Oct. t, 141, and was a daughter of Joseph and Laura (Jordan) Jacobs. She attended the schools of Graftou and for a time was under the tuition of Prof. L. V. Ward, who was for many yearn a popular teacher in Westminster after" leaving Grafton. About 50 years ago she wa niar uiod to B, F. Baker of this town. She died about five years ago. All her married life was spent in Brattleboro. Mrs. Baker possessed sterling char acteristics,, and she leaves a wide cir cle of friends. She leaves one sister. Mrs. Susan A. Sparks of Grafton, and three brothers. J. E. Jacobs of Brat tleboro, F. G. Jacobs of Cvlde, and C. It. Jacobs of Sedalia Mo. The funeral wilt be held Friday afternoon at - o'clock at the home and will not be a private service. Rev. J. TT. Gow, pastor of the First Baptist churcfe, will officiate and Miss Emma Gregj will sing. William Wilson and IF I HAD THE TIME. CALL FOR C. H. EDDY & CO.'S Flavoring Extracts NORTHFIEDR, MASS. AT YOUR GROCER'S BIRTHS. In Brattleboro, March o, a daughter, Elizabeth Carlotta, to Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Fairbanks. In Brattleboro, March 5, twin daugh ters to William T., and Hortense (Switz er) Bruce. In Brattleboro, March 3, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Fairbanks. In Jamaica, March P., a son to Mr. and Mrs. Jj. R. Barnes. In Rawsonville, March 3, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Ilalbert Coleman. Somerset. Moderator, George Farrington ; town clerk, treasurer, road commissioner and town agent, Fred V. Johnson; trustee of public money, George Farrington; select men, Fred V. Johnson, George Farrington, Charles Davis; listers. Fred V. Johnson, William Paddock, A. Whitcomb; auditors, A. Whitcomb, George Farrington, Charles Davis; collector of taxes and constable. A. Whitcomb; overseers of poor, selectmen; school directors, A. Whitcomb, Charles Da vis, William Paddock; grand juror, Cliarles Davis; town tax voted, $1.30; highway tax voted, fiO cents: school tax voted, 50 cents; license vote, yes 0, no 4; 5th class license vote, yes 0, no 4; all proposals of amend ment adopted. Franklin Inn Leased. We are glad to hear that Franklin Inn. which has been closed since September will be opened again in a few days. Chris topher J. Quigley of Athol has leased it. the to Oscar Slate Mr. Bellows If I had the time to find a place Aud sit me down full face to face With my better self, that s-tauds no goal In my daily life that rushes so, It might be then 1 would see my soul Was stumbling toward the shiuiug goal might be nerved by thought sublime, If I had the time! I DEATHS. . In Brattleboro, March 5, Murray Joseph Byrnes, 4, son of Mr. and Mrs. Christo pher Byrnes. In Brattleboro, Feb, 28, Frank Wil lard Weeks, 69. A well-known hotel-keeper and poli tician of Ohio received an appointment as collector of internal revenue. Arriv ing at his office one morning he found on his desk a letter addressed to him officially, and without any postmark. T'pon opening the letter he was sur prised to find a $.3i0 bill, to which was pinned a piece of paper with these words: "Conscience money." Folding up the greenback and - tucking it carefully in his vest pocket, he remarked: "I al ways did suspect that bartender of mine." Harper"s Weekly. Charles Slate has sold nlace. east of the street of Ley den. Mrs Bessie Simonds returned yesterday from Springfield where she was tailed by the illness of her aunt. Mrs. F. C. Brit ton is spending a week or two with Mr. Britton in North Brook field, where he has charge of the construc tion work for a power company. A party of 10 young people drove to Gill Monday evening to attend an enter tainment given in the town hall under the auspices of the Christian Endeavor socie ty. The Trogram consisted of two piano selections by Miss Delphine Lazelle, two readings by Miss Helen Simonds, both of East Northfield, and three selections by the Mt. Ilermon quartet, Messrs. Griffin, Carlton, Blanc-hard and Connor. The society served coffee and cake. About 150 were present and the receipts. $15, went to the Gill Christian Endeavor socie ty. Ten that went over are indebted to A. W. Mead for their ride. If I had the time to let my heart Speak out and take in my life a part, To look around and stretch a .hand To a comrade quartered in no-luck land. Ah, God! If I might but just sit still And hear the note of the whip-poor-will, I think that my wish with God would rhvme If I had the time. If I had the time to learn from jtou How much for comfort my word would do; And I told you then of my sudden will To kiss vour feet when I did you ill If the tears aback of the bravado Could force their way and let you know Brothers, the souls of us all would chime If we had the time! fai ei tl right path. The Cnited States government ha late years taken part in the attack on the business of "white slavery." The department of justice has lieen prose cuting thoc s have caivw-d their tralhc from one sate to another. This is done under the nation's power to con trol inteistate relations. An important supplementary move ; ment has now been started in Washington I under private auspices to care for some of the waifs and derelicts of this wi etched traffic. This-movement calls for an en i dowment amounting to ten millions of dollars, the income of which will be de j voted to the creation and support of i homes, retreats where the helpless vic I tims of an atrocious business can be i sheltered until some self-supporting sphere j can Ik opened to them, and where all the ! influences of the environment will act i in a fashion to save them from the neces- i sitv of drifting back into the old life and i as far as possible to- make them over into I useful citizens. There are now about a hundred of these refuges in tin's country, arid it is proposed to provide alxnit thirty-five hundred of them. One man has pledged a million-dollar contribution, and the lest of the fund is said to be in sight though the cntenrise has leen on toot but a short time. Those who irive freely to a cause ol this kind may be- said to justify the pos session of their wealth. They are build itig a "Uoad of the Loving Heart." When Robert Louis Stevenson was liv iiifr it, X:ttnvi 1 efwiired the rele;.e t.f some ot the amoans ltnpnsoneu lor po litical reasons. As an expression of their gratitude thev built a road through the jungle to the house where the teller of talcs lived, am! by the side of the high way placed the inscription. "The Roatl of the Loving Heart." Under this they wrote : Remembering the great love of his high ness, Tusitala, and his loving care when we were in nrison and sore distressed, we have prepared him as an enduring present this road which we have dug. to last for ever. mere is no patli so easy to una as the Road of the Loving Heart. The broad highway which has here been de scribed will be but one of the many good roads that are needed on this old earth to make it a better abiding place. Al most anyone, even it lie cannot con tribute in millions of. dollars, can do a little work on tne noaa ot me Jxving Heart that runs past his door. Irom the Minneapolis Journal. ' ice Complies with the pure food law no talc or glucose. 10c a pound package. You'll need a rubber coat on when you cut one. Delicious, finely flavored Costa Rica Oranges The finest thing on the market. They cost a little more, but thev are way ahead of the Florida and California fruit. Fred C. Clark GROCER J.E.B USHNELL The Flat Street Grocer Onward Selected Raisins Moist, Fresh and Fine-Flavored 9c a. package three for 25c J. F. Allen & Son ELUOT STREET Juicy, thin-skinned Irane Frit Take a Look at The income of Chicago from "movie" shows, saloons and clgarets Is $7,500,000, according to city auditors. I'eople mre nouses as tney would a masquerade costume, liking, sometimes, to appear for a year In a little fictitious stone front splendor above their means. Thus it haptens that so many people live in houses that do not fit them. Charles Dudley Warner. The Assortment of PDP in my north window. C. W. Cleaveland The Tobacco Man eal Cracked Corn and Provender We use the most modern and sanitary methods. All corn is cleaned by a vacuum blower as it is being unloaded, and again re cleaned by a Howe cleaner before grinding, thus removing all dirt, stain and dampness. Our Cracked Corn is the product of a roller mill and is graduated by the most mod- ern reels, where all tne hner part is taken out. E. Crosby & Company Office Call Retail store 135. 104-105. Elerator 582. Show Card VJriting Plain or Fancy. O. T. VHITNEY 7 Main Street