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THE BRATTLEBOKO DAILY REFORMER, TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 1914.
G BRATTLEBORO LOCAL. l'iitil Thornton ':uii1m-11 :u Mrs. M;ny I'sthrr Hilling, both of Huston, were iu;mii this :il tcrtioon in tho town flrrk's oilier Iy Justice Carl JS. Hop kins. Kll uvoi t li ':i1.v, "'', of Wiiiilsor, who wns drought hero to undergo iin ojicra tion in tho Memorial hosjiital, dietl 1 licit- cstcrda y nftornouii. The bculy was sent to Windsor on tho late-- train last night. ' ' ' Tho J'rinccss theater, which was one of the n.olest places in town' last even ing, was taken ad :iiit;ge of by a good nied aiidienc'. The l'atho Weekly, which is shown every .Monday night, g;ic some very taken from the interesting jiictures Mexican y;ir. Harry Kelly in Iiih v UK levuie act w;ts encored several tin'ies. ' - Dr. Henry I. Ilolton, t hail 111.111 of the ei inont ' ehaler of the Aiiieriean l!til ( in-s, Ii.ik received news that the execu tive committee of the international relief fund Inn decide! that every individual w ho miti Unites $J or more to the Euro pean war relii f fund will lie enrolled as a incmliiT at large in the Ked Cross society ainl will receive alo the Octoher nunilief nt the American lied ('loss Magazine. Cmiti iliiitions may lie sent directly to Harry S. Howard, treasurer, I'wrlington, Vt. Taylor, the Tailor, iSpruce street, liei riniinir known rapidly; surrounding townspeople are netting repaired for winter loi-dness; more pressing past week; new work can't le. heaten. 'j'hone :u:-x. i:;l'-hi! WESTMINSTER. C. Chapin ir, with his family a tew K lay;. leoi Richmond has heeii in lul. X. II., a week. fled Ken li wa lust of the wee Mr. and Mrs. day to Sprint't in Spi inglield, Mav the Lynn Fullaui went Satur ld. Mass., for a neck's vi-it. M (I.oi-e Howard and hl;1i t or tinned Irofn Boston Mondav, where .he had vi-lted two weeks. Mis. Muia l.anc and daughter, Ci.ice, of West Soinirv illi', ate visit int.' friends here, making their headuai tel s at. Mis. "arrie" Nut t inn's. Mr. and Mrs. John Al.hott ami twochil dleu of l.alavett", Ind., ale spending a month with Mrs. AlidottV parcnt, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ashwell. Mis (Jcoiuc WilUius of IVauroit, S. . ai lived .itunlav night to stay thief week-. Mrs. Wilkin is welcomed liy hf-i many lii iiiis here. Her headhunt tcrs will lie with Mrs. Carrie Nutting. A party of r.U men went to Deer field. Mass, ly auoiuoliii' Saturday to inspect tin- onion liehls and noli' tlie methods iimm) in growing that vcjet ahlc. The party went lioni theie to Aiuheist, .Ma si e the experiment station and its inns. to ik- JAMAICA. An be hcl ot M. Si hrol examination tor free tuition will d Any. R! and 11 at the lesidenci II. Willis, town superintendent of PUTNEY. Rev. Silas II. McKeen of Rancor, V Y., will preach iu the Congregational church next Sunday morning, Aug. lit. at I'l.l"). Suiitlav school at noon. MARRIAGES. In Hrattleboio, Auv.. , by Carl ! Hopkins, Ksi., Raul Thornton ( itmpbell and Mrs. Mary Hillings, both of Huston BIRTHS. In Rrattleboro. Aug. s, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Smith. In Hellovvs falls, ani'. :'. a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Frncst Wright. DEATHS. In Cuiltord. Aug. 11. Mrs. Sarah Ki lo n (Coddard) Coombs, '.o, wife of Fred ( 'oiunbs. Men have all., the luck." Whnt now?" "A woman gets a headache ov er nothing, but when a man ha; a head ache lie has some fun first." GERMANY'S NAVAL CHIEF . , "iO .'. .- v .... 41 3- -Itfrh Admiral P. T. von Tircitz. com . '..V :" : few 'V "1 GUILFORD WOMAN DIED THIS MORNING Mrs. Fred Coombs Had Been 111 Three Moutlis Moved from Burning Building Sunday Night. Mrs. Sarah Kllen ((Joddard) Coombs, (il, wife of Fred Coomlis of (Juilford, died in the home of Mrs. S. A. Smith of that village at o.l o'clock this morning, after an illness of three months with blights disease. At the time of the destruction by tiie of the Coombs home Sunday night Mrs. Coombs wan removed to the home of Mrs. Smith. She never knew of the burn ing of their property. Mrs. Coombs was born in J-andnrovc May 21, 1Si, a daughter of Timothy IS. and Kannie J. (Abbott) (Joddard. Her mot tier (Ilea wiuie .virs. i oomns was an infant, and she mew up in the home of her aunt. Mrs. William Hastings of Ja maica. She lived with her in Jamaica and with her cousin, Mrs. C. 1'. Stickeny of I'rookline, until her marriaire, Feb. 11, IS"'., in Jamaica to Mr. Coombs. J' hey made their home in Hinsdale on the farm at Cooper I'oint, where the big lam is located, later in tlie village ot Hinsdale and in l'A't moved to (Juilford. Mrs. Coombs leaves, besides her hus band, four sous and three daughters. Thev are Charles F., w ho lives in Penn sylvania. Fred 11., Mabel F., Clyde A.. Robert (J., Doris J. and Florence K. Coombs, all residents of (Juilford. She leave also her father anil step-mother in Defiance. ., a brother, Frank A. C!od- ud, and a half-sister, Mrs. William Stutmaii. in Defiance, a sister, Mrs. S. J. Coluan. in Oakwood. (.. and a sister. Mrs. F. V.. Wible, in Canal Dover, O. Mrs. ( 'oonibs w as a member of the Cnngrog.i- lional church and luid taken much inter est in the welfare of (luilfoid and its resi dents. Tin' funeral will he held Thursday ifternoon at '2 o'clock in the Cirigrega- tional church in (iiiiliord. Rev. C. R. At- wood otficiat inn. The burial will take lace in Prospect Hill ceinefcrv. NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT, G. A. E. Pare for Vcvmonters to Detroit Hotel Griswold Headquarters. Tho sih nntionnl encampment of the Crainl Army of the Republic will be held iu Detroit. Mich.. Ait". :'.l to Sour. Headuuai tors of the Department of Viiuioiit will bo located at Hotel Gris- wold, an. I will be opened Ail". '2, wheie ail comrades and their iriends are cor dially invited to call and ieis-ter, and will de welrome at all tunes. Ollicinl route. The ollicial route will be by the Central Vermont via the (irand Trunk railway. A Pulli'ian tour ist sleeper, as heat u n a 1 1 ci s car. Will I -7 Pave .M o n t pel ii' r, Satunlay. .uj, li'.t. at p. in., ami anive at Detroit Sunday ;i 1 1 moon at 1 .-").'!. Riice for slecier accomiuoilations, up per tiertli, Yl.,"; biwer berth. 1 lu so Itoiths mav be occupied liv two la'oili' in upper and lower berth if desired absolutely necessary, the parties o or tup.vin t tn in tlividinu the expense. A second sleeper will be available I rom St. AUians, it reiirire i. l ioi.t there the rate for upper beith is l.to; lower berth. I.7.". Ai-sivninent of berths will be made (irst for the car leaving Mtmtpelier. A jijdication for sleepiii" car accom modations, with check or rostnllice or- Icr. covering the price of berth, should be made to Hiram M. Pierce, assistant ud iurant "cm nil. . A. li. . out i-her. .. . t v. I.o will u rum receint of .s.hih' u serxe the space, retnrnino ticket for berth. Reouest for berth should be made as arly a.s possible. Rate of fare. Rate for the ro.uid ti:p from White River .lunctit.:i and all points on the line of the Cential 'er- mont railioatl will be .;.". ti litis to rood .'oini; Au'. lis to ;!u, a:el ;.'oo l returning tt reach original start iu;. fioint not later than September b". Tho Poston & Maine rail; .ad. The t iie a mo ion. with their line n ." tend e basis' of fares on their lines i as from White River June nule.are rate t rom points on added to .junction points. Tin ,- fares from stations designate v ia wit ii Wliite River Junction. onne tin dnin leaving their, at l.l. p. m : Rrl- be.vs Falls, 2.;.",- L ndonv ill.-. 1.: .New port, "i ) ; St. .lohnsburv , .7.7:; Wells River. .4 Tickets vvili bo ;'ood via Niagara Falls on the going trip if de.sired. On the return trip thev will be honored from I'etroit via Xiu;'arn I alls dirt 'tlv by rail, or rail tickets vvili be accepted between I'etroit and RuD'alo. via the la he stinnurs lines, without additional charge, except the meals ami birth are e . ( ra . It is desired that all those to attend the national en join headquarters train at, tin i n ten 1 1 ing ampment, most cou- veuioiit point. A rra tigc ments have been made loom in l. A. R. building Vor tht pose of holding' a reunion of nil lor a pu r- Vd mont soldiers at the national encamp ment, on Tuesday morning, pt. 1, at '.i o'clock. The following additional appoint ments as aides-decamp are hereby an nounced: Hiram Ij. Russell, post 71, Cabot; Albert Coorgo, post )ir,, Rard- vvick; Andrew Morgan, post (iil, West Concord; Ccorgo 11. Wahlron, post 41!, Si.rinL'fiold: .. O. Wri'-ht. i.r.st Woodstock; Milton X. Jodge, post SI). Fssex Junction. BAND CONCERT PROGRAM. Concert Will Be Given on Common To morrow Night ?t. 8 O'clock. The First Rerinicnt IkhhI will ;ivo :i concert on th common :it S o'clock tomorrow ni:ht. Following is the pro gram : March, Our llt-public, Uajjlev Overture, The Mai'len at iler Spindle, Suppe Cornet solo, Three Star Polka, Hurley Sewall Morse. The Opera M irror Carmen, Rnrber of Seville, Faust, Kigoletto, 111 Trova tore. Lucia, (iiocomla. L TMair. Too Much Ginger, Dalv W:.Itz, On tho Beautiful P.lue D.uinhe, Strauss Songs of Fncle Sam. ' llosmer The Star Kpangled Banner. PERSONAL. Sherilf C. K. Mann is in New York on business. Miss PiHsburv of Roston is a guest of Mrs. 1). V. Felcli a week. Mis Hattie Johnson left today for a visit of lO days in Xevvfane. Mr. and Mrs. V. H. Perry returned yesterday from Martha's 'ineyard. Mrs. Mary Sherbort of Stowe is visiting in town with her daughter, Miss Lilah Sherbert. Harold Chandler, compositor for K. L. Hildreth i& Co., is having a vacation of two weeks. Miss Rhea Dunkhe is sjieiiding a vaca tion of two weeks in Conway and Clreen iieUl, Mass. Mrs. John Cain of Sonierv Ule, Mass., is the guest of her sister, Mrs. James Cain, a week. Miss Abbie Rainier, who has been a guest of her brother, Charles, has gone to Dover to visit. J. W'illard Cobb, who has been spending several months in .Newport (Vt.) was in town yesterday. Fred ,W. Recti has returned to his work at Houghton iV Simoiids's, alter a two weeks' vacation. Mrs. F. R. Fuller and two sons are spending a week with Mrs. Fuller's sister, Mrs. Frank Pier. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey T. Woods of Ja maica Plain, Mass., are visiting Mr. and Mrs. V. A. Morse. Herman Smith of (Juilford spent yester day at the Tasker cottage as a guest of Miss Dora Rohde. Miss F.lizabcth. M.orau returned home today from a lll-davs' visit with relatives in Springfield, Mass. Mrs. Henrv Cain of Centerville left this ni'iining for Webster, Mass., where slit will spend two weeks with relatives. llalsey W . JiardweU arrived last even ing from Washington to spend his vaca tion of a few weeks in Rrattleboro. Mrs. I). W. I'elch was in Keeiie Satin o ay ami reltiriit ti vv an ner daughter, ,0;i, who hail been visitingHherc 1) days. At' .1 I 1- 4 .Ml.-s .viargarcl l.aw icr ami .vnss .gnes and Miss Lorraine Sullivan of Rellovvs Falls are sjiendiug the day in town. F. V.. Hapgootl and Leslie F. alkei lelt this morning by automobile for a trip to Rurlmgtoii, Moutpclier and Rarre. Mrs. Albert Hunt of Xashua, X. 11. came vtsti'itlav to visit her parents, Mr. and Mis. L. Hunt of Tyler street. Mr. ami Mrs. City C. lb. we of Ath.d came this morning to visit lu mother. Mrs. Maverette Howe, of lliuh street. Mr-'. (Juy Morse of Pi ot toi sV ille. who hail been a guest ot -Mrs. Kva Maclxnight a wfek, lelurtieil to her home yesterday. M iss Cora Hatch returned Friday l'lom ( 'hi ste; liei.i, after spendijio the vveeli at the home t l .vii-s ma D;:vis. Mis. K. F. N'oung of the Dunham Rioth- el s Co. s t.llli e loi tv weeks' vacation, which tow n. liav nig a two- is spending in Au at t! :iist Klohs c Kstcv p win laid, ere 1 lias been is gone to will have mploved pring-employ- field. Mass iiittit. Fniei son Wl! Dunkk i I a. : Mil el s candy store, ret in tied teitlav, after spending a Wt Xol thlicUl. Mr. and Mrs. Robei t I" k u" in imp at K. Dank week-, at ( h i 1 !es lee anil Minset ehilil are spending two lake with Mr. and Mrs. 1 'iiiikice hi !tl re ii. s Allele Cowles l et i Miss in the 1 If d : i i a Her her wor! ice of the N, VU'.om.llle Machine company today vac it ion ol two weeks. Abbott Richmond and I'luli iiave gone to Xevv i'ane. when spiaving the elm trees a- they in Rrattleboro. Mrs. 11. M. Woo! will g . to at ice t'MlUHimv. whole -ho will of Mas. Carroll A. Mo-uv . Fall u few d.ivs. P Putnam they are have done I. ike un be a guest ! Rl'ihlWH Ready for It. musido it vv;is snowing hard and the tern her considered it In-r dutv to warn her charges. ' ' Hoys and girls fi:l to nvoi'l colds said solemr'lv. ' ' I iiouid tie v ery t are at this time,'' sht iad a darling little .ears obi. One dav brother only seven ; he went out in the : led a nd caught co snow with l-io new 1 neiunnnia sot in and in three A hiudj fell days upon he was dead." th hool room : then a youn.'o'ter in i:p and a.kod: " Where 'h his sir .lonrnal. row i',tno! Modern Petticoats lio Protection. ' 'T he time is piisscd, haughtily, "when :uiv himself beliim! a we.inan ' ' You bet, ' (unineiite! the l.a Ic oe;it. "TIh.s. :-;iil the or.-itor 1 1 1 ; i ii i'iiii hiile s petticoat.'" the eynii- in .-;-nv .skirts have t,to,c, that." I'.nflV.lo Kxpres. GRAND DUKE MICHAEL y ' y v v 1 v iv w V 1 y y -'Kit 1 ,v yf - 'v "-.:,.'. :::- - - -. v--- - .-y v-- J f ; One of Russia's fighting generals. & Vt. X 1 1 S if Mt "K- . .w m i" 9 1 ir - X $ I 2& Prido of tho Peruvians. rhe Peruvians are a proud, imperial race, living amid the grandest scenery of the western hemisphere and hold ing high ideals of what is best In edu cation and the unbought grace of life. On the great country estates there is much of the tine tradition and chivalrous sentiment that came from the best peo ple of Castile and Aragon. The In dians of the high plateaus are a unique reminder of a civilization that bour geoned centuries before the face of the white man had blossomed like a flow er in the western forests. The im memorial records of a civilization that vanished in the midst of man's earliest recollections are faintly suggested In splendid ruins among sublime scenes. The name and fame of the brilliant men who built the walls and temples of Cuzco are lost, and all we know of the wonder and the charm of that for gotten culture in the Andes is found In the pathetic ruins of cities that are half as old as recorded time. Peter MacQueen in National Magazine. Unwritten Law of trie Sea. Here Is one of the unwritten laws of the sea which we think could be re pealed to advantage. It is that which requires the captain of a ship to stay on the bridge during fog or very bad weather, no matter how long it con tinues. It is a fairly common thing to read in dispatches that the captain of this or that ship had been on the bridge for twenty-four or forty-eight or even sixty hours at a stretch be cause of storm or fog. Why should this be practiced? The most rugged man alive cannot be as alert, mentally and physically, after twenty-four hours of exposure as he was when he went on duty. He cannot be as competent to render quick decisionssuch, for instance, as an impending collision might call for as a man who was un- fatigued. The average transatlantic passenger, we fancy, would much pre fer to trust bis life in an emergency to a fresh chief officer than to a Jaded captain. Marine News. A Queer Punishment. The Slovaks (Hungary) are a very peaceful, law abiding community, but there are probably black sheep among their number, and in front of a church at Postyen may be seen an aucient stone pillar, reminiscent of the days when punishment was moted out in much the same way its it was in Eng land in those days. Fastened to this pillar in the center is a large iron clasp, and at the base two smaller ones close together. These clasps fitted around the waists and ankles of the offender. and when a man or woman had stolen something he or she was locked to this post on a Sunday and compelled to hold in the hands whatever had been stolen. Every Slovak attends church on Sundays, from which it may be gathered that this public exposure was no small ordeal. The post bears a terse inscription, the translation of which is: "I do not ask you to come. but if you come I receive you." Wide World Magazine. Britain's Standing Army. The British standing army is a much moro modern InsutHtion than most people imagine. It dates from 1G4G. when the famous "new model" was es tablished by act of the long parlia ment and maintained in existence un til the restoration. This army, which was organized by Cromwell, consisted of some SO.000 men and was probably the most effective army that England has ever possessed. But the cost was so great that on his restoration Charles II. agreed to its abandonment, except a oouyguara or nousenoia brigade or 5,000 sanctioned by parliament, which included Monk's Coldstream regiment and two troops of cavalry raised by Charles himself, which formed the originals of the present Life guards. London Standard. Most Disheartening. Stewart Edward Whiter tells of his greatest disappointment. It happened when he was five years old. "I understood that those who main tained perfect deportment in school during the week would be given their choice of sweetmeats. I therefore be haved myself with extraordinary pro priety. When the time came and I demanded my sweetmeats I found that it was my choice of a seatmate that had been offered. I never quite for gave that teacher and shall alwaya consider the week of good conduct one lost out of my life." Exchange. Witty Retort. "I tell you, Pat, my boy," the big man of the town confided, laying a patronizing hand on the young Irish man's shoulder, "I wish I had your tongue." "Sure, sor," grinned Tit, "but it would do yez no good without me brains." Woman's Ilome Companion. Good Family. "My daughter appears to have mar ried very happily," remarked a lady. "Her husband has not wealth, It must be admitted, but he has family." "Yes. I heard he was a widower with sir children I" a neighbor sniffed acridly. The Unprofitable Age. Kmcker IIow old 13 your boy? Bocker Too old to ride free in street cars and not old enough to get Joy rides In automobiles. New York Sun. Too Realistic. " "Why did you cut that lullaby out f the opera?" "Oh, It put all the tired business men tn the audience to sleep." Kansas City Journal. The great point is not to pull down, but to build up, and in this humanity finds pure joy. Goethe. World's trade unions control funds esti mated at $100,000,000. INSULTING THE FLAG. Ztae Thing About Which Every Nation Is Extremely Sensitive. There is nofiiing about which civil ized nations are quite so sensitive as the courtesy due to their national flags. A deliberate Insult to a flag will bring even the most patient of nations to boiling point. Flag Incidents alwaya lead to strained relations and often to war. IIow seriously nations take these things is shown by the suddenness with whicb a war cloud loomed up when Iluerta, the Mexican dictator, quibbled about saluting the American flag after his oflicers had illegally ar rested United States marines. It was a flag incident that renewed the Balkan war after Turkey had been successfully crushed by the three allies. There was strong ill feeling among the allies as to the division of the spoils. A small Servian party crossed the Bulgarian border and was quietly looting a village near Vratza, when the local postmaster hoisted the red, green and white Bulgarian flag over the postotfice. lie was shot in the act and the flag riddled with bullets. Next morning Bulgaria declared war. Flag incidents keep cropping up ac cidentally, . but apologies smooth mat ters over. It Is, for instance, a mortal insult for a ship to fly another national flag below its own, as this implies cap ture and conquest. It has occasionally been done with flags on gala occasions. A Russian warship did it some years ago during a call at Portsmouth. It was, of course, followed by a com plete apology to the local admiral. This explains why, when the British, admiralty issued a universal code of signals some years ago for use by all the nations, there was a good deal of International heartburning over the colored plate of national flags that pref aced it. The union jack, naturally, came first Diplomatic relations, par ticularly with Germany, were rather strained for some time, though there was no danger of war. It was realized that alphabetical order was impossible, as many nations spell each other's names differently. Britain, for ex ample, would count Germany among the G's. while Germany calls Itself Deutschland, among the D's. Philadel phia Ledger. Masked Women. upper class bwahlli women wear curious masks, which are made of leather and beads In a wooden frame. The mask is derived from the tradi tional usage of Moslem women, who must keep their faces covered in the presence of men. For several cen turies Arab traders have frequented this East African coast, and to their influence are due most of the civilized customs fouud today among the na tives of the district The clothing worn by these prosperous dames is of silk; their shoes are partly of silver, and they wear much silver jewelry. The Moslems in Zanzibar, by the way. are less fanatically strict about religious usages than their brethren In Morocco and Turkey. Wide World Magazine. Peeling or Paring. Does one peel or pare a potato? There is authority for the contention that raw potatoes are pared, while po tatoes boiled with their jackets on may be peeled. It is a fine distinction. but logical. You pare a thing by tak ing a knife and removing its outer in tegument, together with some of the substance of the thing Itself. Dut to peel an apple or a potato or a case of Kunburn you seize the already loosen- j ed integument itself and simply strip it off it's hard to put It into words. but you see how it is, don't you? Cleveland Plain Dealer. Uses of Silver. The largest single use for silver, out side of the manufacture of silver plat ed ware, is estimated to be in the manufacture of photographic plates. films and paper. The manufacture of films for moving picture use has now become an enormous business, and it Is probable that in tlie future this will bring the largest consumption of sil ver. The silver is used in photography for making the light sensitive emulsion and is principally the bromide of silver. Photographing Stars. Star photography is one of the most tedious operations known. In Rome cases the exposure of the plate must last for several hours. During all this time both the plate and telescope must be moved so that the image of the star will be stationary on the plate. The exposure tor a star or the sixteenth magnitude is two hours, and only the Image of one at a time can be secured. unless those adjoining happen to be of the same size. Hans Andersen's Great Fear. Elans Andersen, the great Danish writer, was an excessively nervous man, and he had a very great fear of being buried alive. So great was this dread that every night when he went to bed he would place by his bedside a large piece of paper on which was written, "I am only apparently dead.' Too Much of It. Greene now does it happen that you don't trade at Cleaver's any more? You used to brag about the nice cuts of meat he always sent you. I3 it be cause he wouldn't give yon credit? Gray On the contrary. It Is because be did, Boston Transcript. Still Worse. "Every man says things he Is Borry for." . r- "Worse than that!" exclaimed Mr. Mushton. "Sometimes he writes 'em." Washington Star. Bohemia has 22,083,931 bearing fruit trees. Aiicfiistt Clearance Sale Coats audi Spits At One-Half ihc Regular Price Ladies9 and Misses9 Coats There are only a few Coats left, but we want to Clean-Up The Entire Lot All $10.00 Coats are Reduced to $4.98 All $15.00 and $19.50 Coats are Reduced to 7.98 Raincoats $5.00 Raincoats are 7.50 Raincoats are Childrens' Raincoats which were formerly $3.98 Children's Coats All $5.00 and $7.00 Coats are All $'1.00 Coats are pther Odd Coats are Several Odd Coats, Ladies', Misses' and Children's ' Dress Skirts Very Unusual $7.50 Sicilian and Poplin Skirts, $5.00 and $0.00 French Serge and Shepherd Checks, 5.00 to $10.00 Odd Skirts, Part of these are last seasons styles (very Desirable) J. E. NOW Hand-made Heavy Team Harness, was $52.00 $46.50 Hand-made Medium Team Harness, was $49.00 $4150 Light Double Driving Harness, was $35.00 $25,00 A 23-lb. Bucket of Stock Food Free with Every Double Harness SPECIAL-Dr. Lesuro's Colic Cure, 80c for a few clays. lO'v OFF SINCLE HARNESS Harness are advancing, so take advantage of thjs sale and save money Dr. Danhls's and Dr. Lesure's Remedies. W?gon Umbrellas, with Adv., 75c SYDNEY 20 Main Street Tactfulness ef Old Sam. The stout lady struggled with diffi culty into the railway carriage. 'Ah." she gasped, "that door might ha been made by Old Sam." She paused for breath, and then, says the Manchester Guardian, proceeded to explain herself. "You see. Old Sam was one of them chaps 'oo'd getten on. Went from a three an' sis cottage to a big 'ousa But 'is missis wasn't used to a bis 'ouse and spent all 'er time in kitchen wl' t servants. Old Sam didn't like this, but 'e never argued wi' wimmen. Now, she was stout, like me. So he takes her away to Blackpool, and while they was away he'd the kitchen door built up narrer, so 't' servants could get In and out. but not t' misses. That did 'er, that did." " E'd what I call tac" said a man opposite. And all sat lost in admiration of the tactfulness of Old Sam. Longevity of Birds. In ancient days it was the general belief that ravens lived longer than any species of birds, and it was said that their age frequently exceeded a century. Recent studies of the subject Indicate that no authentic instance of a ra-en surpassing seventy years of age is on record. But parrots have been known to live one hundred years. There Is also a record of a golden eagle which died at Schonbrunn at the age of 118; another was kept in the Tower of London for niuety years, while a third died at Vienna aged 104 years. Geese and swans are tenacious of life, and extraordinary accounts exist of the great age to which they have at tained, Buffon and other naturalists have credited them with eighty and one hundred years of life. Eyes That Shine at Night. The gleam of a cat's eyes when a light catches them in the darkness ap pears to be due to reflection from a layer behind the retina called the 'choroid tapetum." This layer in cludes numerous flat cells packed with crystalloid bodies, which act like a mirror. In some beetles and moths the eyes shine like rubies when they are obliquely illumined at night Pro fessor Bugnlon has recently studied the eyes of one of the hawk moths and finds that the retina Is very thick and infiltrated with a rose colored pigment, "erythropsin." Tart of the retina forms a tapetum, and the reflection Is due to a network of silvery air tubes, ot tracheae, helped to some extent by movement of the retinal pigment. Reduced to $3.98 Reduced to 5.98 Clean up price 98c Reduced to $3.98 Reduced to 2.98 Reduced to 1.98 Sale Price 50c All Reduced Value Giving Sale Price $4.98 Sale Price 3.98 Sale Price 2.98 MANN H. NIXON Brattleboro IT; IS FIRST IN THE BRATTLEBORO DAILY REFORMER 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 them in continuous touch with affairs in which they are chiefly interested. Subscription Rates One Year S5.00 Six Months 2.50 Three Months 1.25 One Month 50c The Sign That Stands -FOR- LUNCHES . . Daintr, Inexpensire. Tempting mnd Satisfying Tel. 718 West Brattleboro CARL F. CAIN Merchant Tailor Brattleboro Vermont Covered Button Made. SALE Local lws The T Room