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THE BRATTLEBORO DAILY REFORMER,, TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 1014.
I SERVED IN DEFENSE OF UNION No. 32 They Make Reading Easy Our i Patrick Joseph Fenton Saturday August 15, lloscoe Fisher imnimui in i i i '"' ' 1 I -Tit ' 1 flainps. Ir. Fecton with others went to inspect tli' -apitoI buildings aul there fouuil si rsoMier from an Ohio rerrs unent occupying the speaker's place in the House ami "giving us blazes" for disturbing the quiet of the peaceful citizens of Richmond. The troops were soon turned out of there and guards placed. Uts. Cornelius O'Keefe wedding of their son. at tc u del', the After doinjf police duty for three l Stelman. WEST BRATTLEBORO. Rev. E. J. Lewis of Jackson. Ohio. formerly pastor of the Congregational church here, is a guest of Aliss Maria Starting at $20 and ending with our $35 proposition, place the conveniences of elec tricity within the reach of the most modest purse. Each Special Offer is faster-piece in a lis Class A postal, telephone call or request in any form brings our representative to your dwelling with all particulars. TWIH STATE GAS & ELECTRIC CO. Professional Curds DR. IIF.NRY TUCKER. K.-xi.l.-iire. 12 Or.ne Hi.; tf IfplioiK', Jijil. Office, I.iin,w.l llork. ili.urs, J. 30 to 3, and 7 to H. 'J deplume, ill W C. P.. ALU RICH, 2. 30, 7 tn H. Ofli.-e M. D. Hours. 12. .".0 to 'iilioiic Ifi.Yl: house 1GVU. THOMAS RICE, M. D. Office and residence tviT Vermont Saving Bank. U-nirs, rt to 9 . in., 1 to 3 and 7 to 8 p. in. PR. W Zl. LaNE. Office and r.Kide.ice, 32 ISO. Main St. Office ho.irs: Mornings until V; afternoon until 2.30; evenings until M . Teliihourt, 430. DR. O. B. HUNTER. Willioton Block, over Hi'ott'a itfjcery. onice hour: 1 to A p. ni., B 3(1 to h i). in. Uesidenee. West )!r:ttlel)oro. ZR. II. P. OREENi:, i-nystcian and Surgeon. Ofllre, Hunk block. Hours: to u. in., 1 lo 3 and 7 tu H p. tn. Keg'ulence, 83 Oreen Ht. Telephone ronnectiong. O. R. ANDERSON, Surgeon and riiysician. Hurjrery a apeiiully. tillice uud residence, ItriKika lfiiiiHe, H8 Main St. Ifotirs until 10 a. n.: t to 2. MO and (i to H p. m. 'I'lione, 240. I)R. E. R. LYNCH, Surgeon. Office, Park Mile, rooms 1 iiml 3. e. .rt0, oilice hours until 9 a. in., 1 to 3 iind 7 to '.I p. in.; Mi lroi lioFpil.il tel. 201, ' to lo a. m.; riKnlencn 141 Ciniil St., tel. 177; Sundays lv a tipoint men f only. I'urjioral Patrick Joseph l-Vnton, a (liiiitecr in the lltli t!on ttect icut regi ment ot" infnntry, three times coinmaml i r of Sc.l;.; wick l-o;4, No. S, (J. A. K., of Pi'iittlelioro, :iTii at present president of the 11th Connecticut Kegimentul association ami an aiile-le-ca mp on the stalf of Commanilerin-Chief (iardner of the C. A. I.'., suw a lot of har.l ser- ice (l.iiiiir the nearly two years he spent in the service in '(it a ml '(.". Dnrino that time, although his nose was l.ioken ami he receiveil three s ratches from Imllets, he never missed a roll call. Mr. Kenton was horn Au, S, 1S41, if the villaoe of Carevv, parish of lun- jiiin. County Keiry, Ireland, a son of .Joseph and Klaino ( Kitjerald) Fenton. Mis lather came to the I nited States in 1W17 and a year later sent for his lamily to join him. Mr. teuton has very little recollection of his native laad. Iut retnemliers that they were six weeks and three days making the trip across the Atlantic and that the shir was (in fire when it was nhout hall vvav over. They joined the husband and fathe; at llolvoke, where Mr. Kenton's father was employed on the construction of l lie tirt dam ever liailt in that city. It March, lspi, they came to Hi att ltd.oro '. here Mr. Kenton, sr.. had employment on the const nut io n of the Vermont Val i ley railroad. His family followed alono 'with him as tin' construction pruceede. and had their fiit shanty where -th: P.iadley housi1 now stands. They next located for a time at the mouth of the We-t river and finally on the llawen property in Kast I humnerston. t'poi the completion of that road in 101 o l-."rj the family came to Hrattlehoro from Kast I'ummerston aiifl Mr. Kenton has sine,, lived here. Mr. Kenton entered the employ of Coolie l. Kolsom, a wealthy New York IrisiiliJit, who had a summer home here. as :i set vitiit in 1)7. Ti'!rinu; his ser vice in the family he saw and knew imanv men of prominence of those days. in lading Ceneinls S-ott and lix ttne suc tainote: newspaper men as the eldei lieiinett, l.reeii'v ttti'l Itavinonit. Wlo o. ere many times quests at the home of his employer, and the Prince of Wales, who came over in ltio. Mr. Kenton was rtill in the employ of Mr. Kolsom whose son has a fine residence in Len ox, Mass., when Sumter was tired up on. He saw the lirst regiment tha -taite.I for the front the 7th New York- - march throti;:h the streets ot that city. With Patrick (VCradv, Mr. Kenton vent to Connecticut and inlisted foi three years in the 11th Connecticut volunteers, hein assigned to Company ! of that oieani.ation, a compativ thai lost' a total of lL'7 men during 'the ser vice trom all causes, while the regi inent 's total losses were 112(i. Mr. Kenton was the fust of the re emits to le subjected to medical ex aminat'o n and young O'Crady, who va: only an ilo-h or two over five feet, he 'ame anxious as to whether he woul. he accepted because of his small stat ore. When it came his turn the suroeon a!.ed him how tall he was. ''I'm not sure, sir, whether I am five feet lo B. E. WHITE, M. D. fUeticral Practitioner), (flip room, 4 and 0, Crosby block. Hours: ft to 0 a. m., 1 to 3 mid 7 to 8 p. in. Knsi iemv 2l lirovn St. Telephone. 717. JORDAN k SON, Optometrists, 1 KIIi.it St. HpccuiliRta in the correction of defective vis ion. K xaiiii nut ion, 'J to 12 a. in., 1.3U to 5 p. m.t KveiiinirH, Monday and Saturday, 7 to f. A ppoiiitincnts at your convenience. Tel.. S3 M. JR. A. I. MILLER, Hooker block. Hrattle Vv.rn. Otie hours : H to !). 1 to i.30 to H. t'R. C. . WHEELER. Onteopathlc Thyslcian, 10 OoHby block, tillice hours: 10 to 12 a. tn., 2 to 4 p. m. Other hours by appoint ment Telephone connections. 0 Spruce St. DR. OKACE W. BURNETT. Physician and -jrgon, Market block, Klliot St. Office JiMiri: 8.30 to !.3'l a. ic , 1.30 to 2.30 and 7 to 8 p. in. Telephone. 711 W. W. R. NOTES, M. D Eye. Ear, Nose and Throat. 9 to 12, 1 to Wednesday and .tnturday cvciiints. Oilier hours and Sundays Vy appointment. Appointments for irkisses tit tin? mad? by mail or 'phone. American Bldit. DK. O. 8. CLARK, Dentist, Whitney block. Mrattleboro. Telephone, f.9 3. JOHN E. GALE. Attorney at Law. Guilford, V. Telephone. 302. HASSJNS ft SCHWENK, Attorneys and Connfellori at Law, Itratllehoro. Vt. replied ed the old the youne; recruit lotnes, saying, i on ii maKe a gom soniicr. lie dni, too, is Air. ronton s eminent upon the surgeon's prediction The two friends went to a restaurant nd, during their meal addressed eacl other several times by the popular con taction of his first name. A parrot itt cage nearby hnally gave adicc to the raw recruits, saving: "Pat better home," repeating the advice sever il times to the amusement of the com piles. Some months later as the two were vittg with others of their command in i comfit-Id shivering with the cold. () 'C r.adv, his teeth chattering, asked Mr. Kenton: "Do von it-member what thft d d P'1'Tot told us?" About 2."0 recruits for the regiment were sent to r ort 1 rumble in Aew Lon- oit harbor for several weeks where they were drilled. On March 1'U, 1SC.1, Ihev started for the front and arrived FRANK E. BARBER. Attorney at Law. t.ocm 7, Crosby block. Hrattlehoro. ROBERT C. BACON, Attorney at Law Kooti 1H. X'llery lioildinz, Hrattlehoro. O. B. HUOHES, Lawyer. Telephone. 225-M flll-MAN & HELYAR. Surveyors and Con ir.Ttinjf Engineer. Tel. ;iss W. or 302 V. 13. 0. BILLINGS, recently First Assistant t'oannissioner of Patents, Solictor and Attor ney in Patent and Trade. Mar Cases, Spy on our. Heymotir, Mrgrr.Mh A; Hillinjs. 71 Polwv Vmw York: McOill Hlilif.. Washington, U. O. . W. EDOETT t CO.. Real Estate and In vestmeot; Notary Public, tit M:on St. BARROWS ft CO.. Wholesale and Retail Dealers In Coals of all kinds. Office. 0 Mmn St , Hrattlehoro. MOEAN k CO., Undertakers. 19 Main St ! lepkone 3r4 2. Hrattlehoro, Vt. JBSXABI-ISHED 1870. Exclusive Undertakinq BOND & SON REGISTERED EMBAIJVIET13. tH, 1724. Vt., 27 28. N. II. 220. tteaaouftbla Prleeg. Correct Service, feet live nsvver so pie O'firady. Tin surgeon that In to put on hi at Yoiktown after a 112-mile march, soaked to the skin from a driving rain. On May l Company (i was fortunate enough to be assigned to a transport which was a coal barge from which soft coal had ius.t been unloaded. The men were not allowed on deck although the hatches were left open. The next morn ing several plunges were necessary be fore anyone could recognize his neigh bor. They were landed at liermuda Hundred and stinted on the campaign for Petersburg and b'ichinotid. At the Half-Way House O'Crady and about 2.1(1 others were captured from the 11th Connecticut and the remainder of the troops retreated to liermuda Hundred, where the troops were set to digging breastworks clear across the peninsula. On June 1 the regiment started from White Koitse landing and on the morn ing of the .'id charged in the battle at Cold Harbor. Kor seven days the men of the 11th Connecticut and other roups lay m trenches they had dug by nelting their canteens and using them 'or shovcl-i with the dead ami wounded ying on the ground in a stench that at tines was overpowering. Kinallv a Hag f truce was recognize. I and the troops .'ere allowed to bury their dead. iMiring this tenible time .Job Long low ot l.rat t leboro, craw led along liom he 11th Mass., of which he was a mem er, and visited for two hours will dr. Kenton. Kive minutes after he ha. eft an officer informed Mr. Kenton that us little frond had been killed. Mr. 'euton crawled to win re the body was ying and. turning it uer, discovered hat it was not his friend but the bodv t an tdlner. He was mi pleased that :e jumped to his feet and a shatpshoot r promptly put a bullet through hi lot lies that raised a ridge across his o'cast. The followinir dav Mr. I.on" Hid John Sears, the Litter from the : tin ornionr, paid nun a viMt ami an icer dubbed them the "three lis. S'ldti air 'rwaiu llu-v were put on 'tiinspoits and sent up the James river !t was a beautiful moonlight night and Lieutenant iickiusoti a-ked Tom Klynn f he had eve,' seen a finer moon than nai. :Mir- 'epnel llviin. "vou night to see the moon we have in Ireland." Oti June l." a start was made for Petersburg and Mr. Kenton says tin laroesT dav s worn ne ever did was on he 1 St h of that month, when the regi incut was 'deployed at 1 in the morn tig as skiriuiher$ ami was out of wsi er at lo ti Ylock and remained so nil lay under n galling lire. After a ttii a ic in i.enmida the regiment was iii.-e mote before Peter -.bit r;r and re .nained tle-ie practically all summer ii -.ne iiaiu-.- oi .i:g. ; i i.oe that cr.v he lemment vas so ile i nia t ed that at roll call th:t night only men am one captain answered to then names .iter a time at t ort llarrisoti, where Mr. Kenton was one of those detailed as headquarters guard at (ieiteral Ord headquarters, the regi mi lit had been recruited up to bd() men ami went to I'toadwav Landing, where it ri uiaiued until after Thanksgiving. There Mr ronton cast his lirst vote lor president ai.i! voted for Abraham l.irnolti. Ihev wintered on t hapin s taliu, sev en and ono'lmlf miles from Richmond wlwre Ccnoral I'. S. (Jrant and Presi dent Lincoln, visited the troos ami Presiilent Lincrdu spidce to them from horseback. On the morning of April .". the 1 ."it h Vow Hampshire was sent forward an climbed the breastworks in front of Itichmond as skirmishers signalled that the place had been evacuated. Tie' main body promptly fell into a column of fours ah I a mile from the city the mayor l.eariug a 'whit.-' Uag was met. The column .of colored troops that was marching forward by a shortvr route was halted to permit the white troops to enter the city lirst. With the brass band of the Pith New Hampshire at their head the column entered the city, one portion of which was burning. The streets were packed with colored peo ple w ho 'dertnod the Union troops with shouts and singing. Arms were stacked in the square and with hand engines and powder the troops fought and extinguished the months Mr. Kenton received news that his father was ill and asked for a 'fur lough of 20 days to go to Brattleboro. General Devens, to whom the applica tion went, demanded to know whom the corporal know in Brattleboro and Mr. Kenton promptly replied that he knew the general's brother. General Devens replied that he had no brother, but that his cousin of the same name lived here. He then made the furlough 30 days and Mr. Kenton made the journey, catchim up with las regiment at Lynchburg, "Winter's to visit. Va. I he regiment was stationed for some time t.t Newcastle, Craig countv. Va., and linally mustered out at Hart ford, Conn., arriving there on Christ mas eve and the men being paid off January 0, lMIfi. 1 . I C 1 - r i . in idling nis war record M T. teuton said: "There was L'l or 2o of us Irish bovs who went to the front who be- Ilarland Harris went to South New- fane today to visit two op three weeks with his erandnarents. Mr. ami Mrs. Henry Smead. Mrs. Addie Ttancer of Williston street. has bought of Charles M iner.a lot on Melrose street, where she intends to build this fall. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Winter and chil Jren who have been visiting at E. H. Davenport 's, have gone to George Mrs. Frank Covey and two daugh ters of Dorchester, Mass., came M on lay atterncon to visit her sister. Mrs. r. K. Mixer, two or three weeks. Miss Agatha Stafford, who had been visiting relatives in Headsboro and Wil mington, has returned home. Mr. and Mrs. Perrv Davis of Wilrninirton .and longed here. T hey went from different littlt daughter, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. John Stafford. Mrs. Carner of Keadsboro and .Wil mington came Mondav to spend the day with Mrs. W. K. Mixer. This morn nig iney leit tor jsosron to attend a training school for corset litters. Thev will return the last of the week. Several operations were performed by Dr. Lynch at the Melrose hospital yesterdav. Joseph Dunlevv was oper ated upon for necrosis of the jaw, Airs. Hleanor Man-ion of Organ street for acute appendicitis. Miss Grace Kitzger- ald of Pine street and Donald I.eKav of this village for the removal of ton sils and adenoids. states. 1 am proud to say that there was not a coward or deserter among them Mr. Fenton returned to Brattleboro ml worked a year on a farm for Al frod Waite. lie worked for some time in the gas house, one summer in Con tteiticut and for nearly n vear on the (instruction of the Hoosac tunnel. He (turned here and worked in the ina hine shop of I'erdinaml Tyler and on Inn. .'i, ISSL', entered the employ of the Kstey Organ Co., where he is still em ployed. Mr. Kenton married, Mav fi, 1878 Saiah Mart, the ceremony beinr tier formed itt St. Stevens s church, 2Stl street. New York, by Kev. Father Cur- ran. Mrs. teuton died March 1, 18!.-i, lenviiur three children. They t,re John. mployed by the Dunham Brothers Co., William, a plumber employed by Pat rick Floiiiihir: and Miss Helen. who eeps house for her father. Mr. Fen- ton has also one brother, J. J. Fenton, aut ,la.v a merchant of Bellows Kails, and three sifters, Mrs. Daniel Sullivan of Bel lows K.ills, and Mis. Luke Kerriter ami Mrs. Patrick Kenton, both of Brattle- oro. He is a member of Sedwick post, G. . Ii., of Sr. Michael's Human Catho lic church and of the 11th Connecticut Keg intent a 1 association. GUILFORD. The Hiver picnic will be held at the mouth of Broad brook Aug. 20, or, if that day is stonnv. on the next ideas- l Up to Him. "Won't you get me an automobile. dear?" said the young married woman. 'But the expense, wife!" replied the husband. "Oh. you know you promised to keep nothing from me after we were mar ried!" Yonkers Statesman. NORTHFIELD, MASS. was in Boston the Nims of P.rat Mr. and Mrs. F. in of Soiuerville M.:r,cit Webster C. A. Williams first of the week. Mis. Bessie Howard is spending the week in Brattleboro. Miss Nellie Star of CneasvHle, Conn., is visitini; her sister. Mis. .1. K. Colton. H. King Caldwell of Ilattford is vis- rtino at C. A. Parker s and callint; on fiiends. Miss Ruth B.irdwell visited her cous in, Miss Jean I'arwell, in Montague last week. Mr. and Mis. Kred tleboro are tniests ot P. Britton. Miss Mi Id it 1 Vint fi.is been visii ing 'Mis a few das. Miss Sarah Minot spent laat voek at Lake Pleasant, where she will stay the rest of the summer.. Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Flagg and Mr. iind -Mis. Lo ward Oninn of Boston are guests of Ah in George ami daughter Marion. Miss Eulah Render, of La Grange Geoigia, is visiting Miss Elizabeth Al examler at the home of her sister, Mrs. . . Stearns. Kev. and Mis. Lewis S. Chafer left last week for four conference engage meats in V lrginia. West Virgin'ra, North Carolina and South Carolina. They will it turn about Sept. 4. 1 here will be some changes at the steam laundry at Northheld seminary in September. Much of the work will be taken to the Mt. Hermon laundry Earl Goodwin, who has been superin tendent of the seminary laundry sever at years, will finish work this week Saturday and many employed there will finish soon. The board of registration of North- field In Id .a meeting in the town hall Saturday evening. to certify nomination papers. At this time the nomination papers ot ('. II, Webster tor registrar ot probata for eases of insolvency were certified. The board are F. A. Holton, John Calloghan, Frank Mont:t gue and . J. Wright. At the last election there were in town 10.") Pro gressives, 7. Republicans, 'M Demo crats. Robert J. O'Keefe, son of . Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius O'Keefe, married Miss Mary J. Bravtcn in New Brunswick, N J., Monday, Aug;..!, before a large. gafhr ering in the church of St. Peters. Mr. O'Keefe is a native of this town. A few years ago he went to New Bruns wick and has been with Janeway & Carpenter, wall paper manufacturers, in the chemical department. The future home of Mr. and Mrs. O'Keefe is to be in Highland Park, N. J. Mr. and Publicity. "Of course you don't care for cheap notoriety." ea!d the man of ideals. "My dear sir," rejoined Senator Sor ghum, "there Is no such thing as cheap notoriety nowadays. Advertising of every description costs something." Washington Star. A Case of Necessity. "Do you write often to your hus band when you go away for the sum mer?" "Yes, I have to. He never gives me money enough at one time to last very long." Detroit Free Press. Spirited Conversation. "Isn't It strange how music intoxi cates you?" asked the cheerful idiot 'Not at all," replied the boob. "It is written In bars. Isn't it?" Cincinnati Enquirer. As Usual. ... Bill How did her singing strike you? Jill Oh. as usual. I was the Innocent bystander. Yonkers Statesman. 444"i"i"tiiS"i'j'fr PRACTICAL HEALTH HINT. t t Delirium. The cause that underlies a case of delirium must first be found, because the treatment will vary in accordance with it. Few of us are called on to deal with delirium tremens or with the de lirium of starvation or with that terrible form known as acute delirious mania, which generally ends In deathsBut the delirium that accomil'linies typhoid fever, pneumonia or the acute infec- 4 tious fevers of childhood Is of T common occurrence, . and it is well to know that much can. be ; done to prevent it or to bring re- 3 lief after it has gone and until 3, a doctor can be secured. Seda- tlve treatment, such as a warm bath with cold applications to the' head, will often ward off an attack, but when there is great t prostration of strength stimula- T tion is usually necessary. Delir- 4 4. lum is always exhausting, bee 4.1 that the patient's strength is ' T I kept up as far as possible and never leave a delirious patient alone, even for a minute. There (liU LW U.J CI 11 J VUk7CJ V. OKA W . 4 pie falling from open windows. 4 i fc i jut 4 A J rtt i I reinesewarrnces Women's $3.50 Oxfords FOR 117 We must have room you must have shoes. Let's join forces. Our new fall stock is coming in fast and we want space to put them and money to pay for them. That is why we are Offering most of our $3.50 and $3.00 styles of Oxfords for this very low price. Enough of them so that everyone can get fitted and enough styles so you ought to get just what you may want. They Won't Last Long So Don't Wait The Price for a Few Days is $1.98 DUNHAM BROTHERS CO. Insurance Service Every member of the office force of this agency has had from eight to twenty-five years' experience and we are therefore able to give you expert advice and service. No charge for consultation. T 1 E. TAYLOR & SON Crosby Block EYE PROTECTl Id Higlli IS NOW CONSIDERED A NECESSITY AND KQT A FAD The latest productions in variety of colorings and tints suitable for all requirements have never been equaled and are raade in styles and prices to suit all requirements. We carry a complete line of these latest productions. JORDAN 8c SON 1 Elliot St. Brattleboro !T IS FIRST IN THE YTLE1 DAILY FOftRiE State and Sectional News Second and General News Epitomized Third. That is why The Reformer is becom ing invaluable to newspaper readers in this section ; it keeps then! in con tinuous touch with affairs in which they are chiefly interested. SUBSCRIPTION RATES One Year Six Months Three Months )i e Mon Ih $5.00 2.50 125 50c DOINGS OF THK VAN LOONS It's. too bad for Grace that the sale happened just at this time I The Tne;BNTi Aod lOiNNlNC; TO AMOVE HERE S TME FIRST I ONE ' ISN'T 'T A BEAUPFUC aPNaM JAKE f wwt. , EXACTLY -lM THE OTHEI - (WELL CWEL(.!l fiTHlHK CltHLkc y C ' 86TT6K U'OK 1 h zj ;tS " - ol bowl , EXACTLY f s. I - " - i r . y i. . - " " ' i l J I j I I ONB. ' T f OH! 5N7 IT I ( I TWW0 M0K(4 tmbs look, -to ee. rne. SAM AS TUP kOTMERS , MOTHER i ...... . 1 l""-" .'aun 1 . : r- t ' il'"l M .... 5.'" tft Tremendous pe s cial a aie I 89c Auto la Seasou. JTKU ZtlW. BRA'XTfcEBOSO, VX,