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THE BRATTLEBORO DAILY REFORMER, WEDNESDAY; AUGUST 12; 1914.
5 They Make TOWNSHEND. FOltESTERS FINISH WOKK. by the intense heat last Friday and hud not fully regained hii strength. ' ' Reading Easy Our Wiring Employment on State Land cn Bald Mountain Has Eeon Interesting. l'oicstirs Knllen and Flint have fin ished work on the state land on Bald mountain for the present. Their work lias t.ccn ery interesting. 1 hv have laid out mh ill j'loty which pre left in their natural (oudition or tut in differ ent ways a:j the ease may lie. Very n reful data regarding all the eondi (ioim uliiili inlluenee the production, ei rninat inn and growth of forest tree eeds are taken. The plots are care fully marked and located so that the results may he i n est iguted hy another eie'.v at simii," future time. The r.l-jeet of this work i to obtain J data regHfiling the .best methods of Mitting different kinds of stands to get natural rrpi l u f in of the most desir able speeies. .Market conditions are continually (hanging. 1'nder the pres ent comlit ion the forester isfoieed to Vil e what reproduction he can get within certain limits. As these market renditions improve lie can use meth ods which will favor one species and discourage a.i'dher to a much greater extent than is now possible. From these plots the foresters will be able to de termine nioi; definitely than is now known whit conditions encourage Cer tain desirable species and discourage undesirable ones. 1!. 11. 'h i toiler of the Vermont for estry department was in town recently inspecting the state land. Death of Asa Greenwood. , Asa Greenwood died at his home about 12 o'clock Monday night, at the age of 7:5 years 5 months 25 days. He had been suffering for some time with heart trouble but had been able to do some work until within a few weeks. The funeral will be held at the home Rt 2 p. m. Thursday. Mrs. II. visiting in the Hodine in Bel- Starting .it $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. . . vrnn STATE GAS & 1 ELECTRIC CO. Thrcc-Thousaud-Mile Trip Home, doe t'ecil Snovv. who had been for about two years in western Canada, reached home Thursday, giving his rel atives a complete surprise. Mr. Snow was near Peace river, in the province of Alberia, most of the time, being some of the time at least TOO miles from 1-Mmontnn, the nearest railroad terminal. Before starting home he had been working at Peace Kiver Crossing it the juii.tiou of Peace and Little V. Dale is home of Miss Bertha lows Falls. Miss Nina Jones has returned to South Londonderry where she has work for the summer. Mrs. Li.zie Rand and granddaughter, Mias May Howe, are visiting in Wards- boro this week. Misses Larsen and Kuhrt of Hart ford, Conn., are spending a week's vn cation at Townshend I nn. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Franklin were in Wardsboro two days last week, at teudmsr the Old Home week exercises th oret Misses Ann and Adelaide McTighe, artists, who were guests at Miss Booth's cottage, have gone to 'South Londonderry for a time. State Forester Austin F. Howe of Burlington and Mr. Foster of Washing ton, I). C. inspected the state land re serve on Bald mountain iuesdav. Rev. W. A. Davidson, D.D., secretary or the ermont iaptist orate conven tion, will occupy the pulpit, in the Bap tist church next Sunday morning Au list Hi. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Landman and son Bernard, returned Tuesday to their home in W'olfboro, N. II., Mrs. A. A Blood is going with them for a few- weeks' stay. Arrangements have been made by th Congregational Sunday school for teams to carry pupils who wish to attend the virion picnic to be held at Last Ja maica Aug. IS. Sniokev rives. Professional Cards He made the trip of about i.'.lo miles across country to Ed monton on foot and on horseback, just missing the steamer across Little Slave lake, whi'-h delayed him several days. Fri'i'i KdiuMiitoii are good railroad fa cilities. lis route entered the state (if iuth Dako'a then coming east by way i f iij'g'. a distance, in all, of .'i.ooo mile-;, wh'uh it took him l(i days to cover. Mr. Snow says work b' plenty in All'it t. The country is settling fast, it being a great grain-growing region. C. tain wa ripe when he came away, .lely 'jo The ( limate is much less var i - I 1 than in Vermont, very cold for a I'ew winter month.:, but ideal in sum mer. Mmi h money a made trapping, . ilver and bi n k foxes being numerous, th- for of '.-nil viriety being very val uable. Mr. Snow expetts to go to Al a I. a anotlu'r .ear. DEATH OF A. C. HOUGHTON. Builder of Arnold Print works and First Mayor of North Adams. NORTH ADAMS, Aug. 12. Albert C. Houghton, 70, builder of the Arnold print works and the first mayor of this city, died in his home yesterday fol lowing a long penod ot ill health. He figiired in an autoniobile accident in Pownal Aug. 1 in which his daughter, Miss Mary Houghton and Mrs. Sybil Cady. Button lost their lives. , The in juries which Mr. Houghton sustained at the time hastened his death. Mr. Houghton was a native of Stamford, Vt., and his first experi enee in business was as a eierK in a country store in that town. At 21 he established the Stamford acid Works, which extracted aenis trom wood -and produced charcoal as a by-product. His interest :in this business brought him into close relations with cotton inarm facturing in North Adams and with several ; associates he bought the Beaver mills. Later he controlled the mills in Pownal, and eventually became the head ' of the great Arnold print works. He took an important part in framing the charter when North Ad ams changed from a town to a city government. He was a delegate to the Democratic national convention in 1S92. At one time he was a director of the West End Street railway of Boston a director ot the tiosion ac a id any railroad and state director of the Fitchburg road. He was a cominis sioner to the world's fair at Chicago appointed by Gov. Brackett Mr. Houghton was tor years presi1 dent of the North Adams Saviugs bank, vice president of the North Ad ams National bank and a director of the Berkshire Life Insurance company of Pittsfield. In education Mr. Houghton took a lively interest. He was a trustee of Williams college and of Boston univer: sity and founded a cliair the Berk shire conege in which was placed his friend. Prof. Goodrich, professor of Gorman literature. To his efforts this city owes the locating in North Ad ams of a state normal school. ledger of any man whose income is not indicated by five figures. BCLT STRUCK CHURCH SPIRE. Storm Very Severe in Keene Sovcra'. v ' Houses Damaged. KEENE, N. II., Aug. 12. One of the worft electric storms of the jolt visit ed Keene yesterday afternoon and play ed havoc in different parts of the city. A number of places wem struck. Sev eral persons were stunned momentarily. A bolt struck the Methodist church spire and tore t-ff a number of slates. Another bolt knocked the chimney off the house of Mrs. W. W. Sawyer on Blake street and tore, off a patch of ! shingles and grounded on a vent pipe. Fart of the bolt went down the chim ney and knocked several chimney caps out' into the rooms.' ; "Two houses on Washington street were struck. A tree on Beaver street and a tree on Park avenue in West Keene were struck! Several electric light lines and telephone lines were put out of commission. - Relief. ".What a relief it is to get into the country ! " ,' "Yes," replied Farmer Corntossel. "Folks is alhw wantin' a change. I feel like gottin' to town sometimes an' bein' chased by an automobile instill of a bull." Washington Star. "Information." telephone frcm Can vou telephone frcm a letter boxf " Was the question asked one day; And not suspecting any joke or knocks I cheerfully answered "Nay. If vou can't tell a phone from a letter box" The joker said, "Vou had better Stav far awav from a telephone booth When next you mail a letter." Robert E. Noonan. M:. Jll'.NKY 1UCKER. K.hhIhiicp, 12 ir.e fJl.; tt'!fihnit !;.). Office, I.coiiliril Muck, il'" r, 1.30 to a, and 7 to 8. Telephone, 'i't V. V. H. ALrUUCII, M. V. Iliiiim. l'-'.ao Sl.Ilo, 7 tu . Mile-., 'phitritt lt',5 I: In, us,, ltl.l THOMAS RICK, M. D. Oflico mid residence over Vi nn. .nt Sjivini: Hunk. Hours, 8 to 9 ft. "i., 1 id a nml 7 to H t. m. DR. w ZZ. IjANE. Oflirn and residence, 3J Nti. Main St. Otlioe hours: Morninei until ; nfii ric-oin until 2.30; evenings until 8. Telephone, -tliO. DR. O. B. HUNTER. Willinton Pluck, over hcntl'a Kfeery. Otlien liourn: 1 to H p. in., fi Mu to i u. m. Residence. West Hr,tt lehoro. DC, II. P. GREENE, rnysician and Surgeon. Office, lintik block. Hours: 8 to ! a. in., 1 to 3 and 7 to 8 p. in. Residence. 83 Green Kt. Telephone connect iong. 0. U. ANDERSON, burjseon and Physician. frOirtcry gpeci.ilty. Othce and residence, Hrooks House, 88 Main St. Hours until 10 a. 01. : 1 to ..U) and 0 to 8 p. m. 'Phone, 41!. DR. E. R. LYNCH, Surgeon. Office, Tark Mile., roomi I and tel. 5 10, oilice hours until 9 a. in., 1 to ,'! and 7 to 0 p. in.; M"!ron li..pit.il tel. 'Jol, '.) to 10 a. m.; resMlenrp 111 (st.al St., tel. 177; Hundayf liv n pnni n m.oit only. B. E. WHITE, M. D. (General Practitioner). Oflu- roo'ns, 4 and ti, Crosby block. Hours: 8 to 9 a. in., 1 to 3 and 7 to 8 p. m. Kesi (ti!'. ".''I tirove .St. TeN i.hone. 717. JORDAN ti SON, Optometrists, 1 Elliot St. Specialists in the correction of defective vis ion. Examination, U to l'J a. in., 1.30 td 5 p. m. Evenings, Monday and Saturday, 7 to 9. ApnoinUnen Is at your convenience. Tel.. 83 M. Enjoyable Recital Tuesday Evening. In spite of the intense heat a K"'" sized and most enthusiastic audience attended th recital Tuesday evening, (;ivcn by Mrs. AIiiumi Wliccl'ick, Mri.. II. T. I:mner. und Mis-, Alice l);ile. Mi.-. Wlicidiok 's playing is well known !"'ic. Mer cxijiiisite tout h and mastery i t the violin make her selections a cunt i tilled deliolit to the iiudioni'O. Mrs. l'lintier is :i tinished ianist, with a smoothness and brilliancy of style which was highly appreciated. Her so lo, l'o'onaise op. Ill by Ohopin. was giv en an enthusiastic encore to which she kindly i esjioiided. Miss lale?s pure soprano voice, always sweet, has gain ed gieatlv in compass and power by her ye:: rs of vocal study in Northnmp ti n, Mas-,. Her group or songs delight ed the audience nnd she was given a recall to which she responded with a (plaint Scotch song. . The Spring Song vith violin oldigato by Miss Dale nnd Mrs. Wheelock (dosed the evening. John Dale and friend, Mr. Orvis traffic manager for the A. C Dutton Lumber Co., of Springfield, Mass., were at Mrs. H. V. Dale's for the week-end, making the trip from Springfield on a tandem motorcycle. Mrs. Henry Miles returned Monday from Brattloboro, where she had been for treatment for her eyes. She will remain a week with her daughter, Mrs. Fred Cutler, in Harmonyville. It was feared for a time that Mrs. Miles would lose her sight entirely, but her eyes are very much better. TIe ent arrivals at Townshend Inn have been B. U. Landman of South Londonderry. Mr. and Mrs. .T. H. All bee and Sumner Allbee of Bellows Kails, J. X. Melendy. K. X. Melendy of South Londonderry. Mr. and Mrs. Rob ert Wheeler of Brattleboro, C I,. Stick ney of Brattleboro and T. II. Fowler of Dm lean, N. 11. Rehersals have begun for the play, Mrs. Briggs of the Poultry Yard, whieh will be presented in the evening of the Grange Old Home day, Aug. 12.. The Grange marching staff is also re lieving a drill for the day's exercises, it was expected that Representative Frank L. Greene would be present a.? speaker but owing to the unusual length of the congressional session he will be unable to come. Some other efficient speaker will be procured. A merry party of little folks spent Tuesday at the home of Margare Louise Bovden, the occasion being her seventh birthday anniversary. The afternoon was spent in kindergarten games and dances to the music of the victrola. soap bubble games ami a pea nut hunt. Refreshments of ice-cream -. . 1 1 1 cookies were served and: a birth day cake decorated with lancv iceing and candles was cut. All enjoyed a happy time. To North Adams he gave the Hough- BRATTLEBORO MARKET REPORT. ton Memorial Public library in mem- ,ory of Andrew Houghton, his brother. Mr. Houghton married Cordelia -J. omiin in fsramiorii, n., ana is sur vived by his wife and two daughters, Mrs. Andrew McKean of Albanv and Mrs. William Arthur Gallup of North Adams. Grain and Feed Retail. DOUBLE DROWNING Mixed Feed .... Corn . . Oats, bu Meal, cwt. Bran Linseed Oil Meal Middlings Provender Hay, loo3e, ton l.G.l(? 1.70 2.0Uf 2.0. . .60(Vf.6.r 2.0i)(2.0.j l.(i0(al.G." 2.00(a,2.0. 1.6.W1.7o 2.00(t-2.03 20.00 llov hnlo.l 4 OOfVi ?tvO0 T MT..1 . ., . I ".' - oames j xiiieu ana ins oister. Anna. I i siv i v 17 l I U 11 .'tvl . . . - Jt.viW' i..w- Lest Lives in Lake St. Catherine. RUTLAND, August 12. A double drowning occurred at Lake St. Cather ine Farm Produce Wholesale. About tiiony i l!i in the h ) 'Brieu, Married 25 Years. :'o of the neighbor:! gathered Saturday one of Mr. and Mrs. in liar e ven i ng LM'.vard Dtt. A. I. MILLER, Hooker bl hn'o. OfhVe. hours: 8 to !t. 1 to ck, Rrattlc '.. fi.30 to 8. r)i. C. O. WHEELER, Osteopathic Phyaiclan, 10 Oroby Mock. tfliee hours: 10 to 12 a. m., 2 to 4 p. in. Other hours hy appoint ment. Telephone connections. 9 Snrnce St. DR. GRACE W. EURNETT. Thysician and Burgeon, Market block, Elliot St. Office bourn: 8.30 to 9.30 a. re , 1.3u to 2.30 and 7 to 8 p. tn. Telephone. 7tt V. W. R. NOTES. M, D Eye. Ear, Nose and Tbroat, 9 to 12, 1 to 5, Wedncsilay and firUiirdsr evenincs. Other hours anil .Sunil.nyB by appointment. Appointments for bIhsscn fit tinir m.) by ninil or 'phone. American Hide. PR. C. S. CLARK, DentiRt, Whitney block, BrM'Vhnro. Telephone. fll 3. JOHN E. GALE, Attorney at Law, Guiltord. VI. Tel-phone. 302. the occasion being the 2.";h anniversary of their marriage. Among rtdatives present were Mrs. Livermore of Athol, Mass., a sister of Mrs. O 'Brien, and Mrs. Wilder and Miss Susan Wild er of 1 MMiimorston. Col. '''rankliii entertained the guests with several solos and all united in singing old time songs. Refreshments of ice-cream, c:Ue and fruit punch were served. A money gift was presented as an expression of esteem nnd good wi.l'.es from the assembled friends. his BROOKLINE. llovt Marsh has returned fn outing in New Hampshire. William Boutelle and family have moved from Massachusetts to the Uooroe Boutelie farm. MAZATLAN EVACUATED. HASKIN3 Onnixtltor ft SCHWENK, Attorneys at Law, HraHb-hnrn. Vt. and Overcome by the Heat, day Haves of Mast .Jamaica was over come by the heat while at work load ing lumber for the Vermont Last Block company of Brattleboro at Park's ling Monday morning. He became unconscious and was taken to his ooard- ng place at Frank Lawrence's, where ie remaained in a critical condition all lav. Mr. Hayes was nearly overcome THANK E. BARRCR. Attorney at Law. K'.om 7. Cronhv block. Brattleboro. ROBURT C, BACON. Attorney at Law. R n 18. I'llory Building. Brattleboro. o n. ITOGTrFS. Lawyer. Telephone. 225-M. UIIr.tAN h HELYAR. Surveyors and Con- tr.Ktip Knqineera. Tel. 388 W. or 392 W. O. C. HILLINGS, recently Kirgt Assistant IVnimiflftinre r of I'ntetita. Solicitor and Attor vi in 1'atent nml Trade Mum Ceses, Sey ti nr, Seymour. Mrcrnlh it Killines. 71 Bdwv, New York; MrOill Bide.. Wellington. J). O. n. W. FDOETT ft CO.. Real Estate and In ntment; Notary rnblic. 'il Main St.. BARROWS CO., Wholesale and Retail Uealeis la Coals of all kinds. Office, 6 Main St., Brattleboro. MORAS It CO., Undertakers, 19 Main St. I f-iephnnn. HT.4 2. Hrattlehoro. Vt. E8TABHSIIED 1B70. Exclusive Undertaking BOND &. SON tlLOIHTURLD EMBALMEKS. Mass., 1721. Vt., 27-28. N. II. 220. Eenitl Prices, Cor.-ect Service. Antoi la Seasoa. Seventeen Federals Executed by the Constitutionalists. MAZATLAN", Mexico, Aug. 12. The evacuation of this citv bv the federal garrison and its occupation by the con stitutionalist forces were completed Monday night. Fifteen federal officers and two volunteers were executed in the presence of all the federal prison ers assembled at the custom-house to witness the spectacle. One of the doom ed men was given time in which to compose a letter to his wife. The bod ies were left till day in Mie sun wdierc they fell. The city is now quiet. There was no looting by the victors. Ameri can navy surgeons on board the Cali fornia turned over the ship's hospital department to the wounded constitu tionalists ami lent their professional services. Pork, dressed 11 i i i- . i . c 1 Monday evening about 8 o clock. 1 ue v.. , T ,,. .. . I I-I.Ti, (II r-J?t-(l .x w.u . - uen .iaiuf-i ( j i-vrien ami ins sister. An- t k i n: .... i..i. .. n- iii, ocui in mo, n. i., were tne vir vi tWo? fi . lunis. ioc , iv They were in a row boat about oOlllirtPn lh ..OS feet from shore and it is supposed that Calfskins, each SOfcM.OO .. I . U -ii - .1 ' iivn tnex v-ere uiiTing oer an anenor t-,.c .i, oq the boat which was..ef the keel type.Ue 8vw' . . .V." '.sbVril!lO with which they were not familiar, cap- Butter 23ft.30 sized, i hey scre-uned, but in the vie- J (Jheeee 18.19 miry mere were otuers vel inir and laughing, and it was not thought that Groceries and Provisions Retail. tne streams indicated dancer. It wintl Rnttpr . .... n0oi tully 20 minutes before Bert Nichols I Eejis. fresh, do.en and Rernie W'ooddell, both of fJranville. I Graham 01 N. Y., went to the rescue and recover-1 Corn Meal, pran 03 ed the bodies in eieht feet of n-atpr Meal, bolted, lb. .. .02 jfn .tt3V Life was extinct and resuscitate them failed 'T I : i a i .. . . i oic ii" i'iciii nnppenei in What is known as Atwater's Bay, about modwuv on the west side of the lake. The vie tims were brother nnd sister nf Atri Herbert lieecher of (rranville. .lames O'Biien was 3" years of and leaves his wife and son, age 10. His c-; ... , .. ,. ... i .. i ,-., i, . ii unlit rieu a nn aooui o years ot age. luey were staving at the camp ot Mrs. Gertrude Ceecher Hall, a sister of Herbert Beecher. The bodies were taken to Troy Tuesday. all efforts to Iiir- ref 1., i.c IT... Hi ITs. tor ?l.UU Salt, T. I., bu : 5. Flour, roll, pro., bid. Flour, patent Molasses, gal Raisins Rve Meal, lb. Tea ,Japan, lb& Ten, Oolong Tea, Young Hyson Linseed On, gal Kerosene, gal 12e., 6.75 6.00 50f.(0 .12 031.. 33fJ'.70 40frt;.80 40.80 70 5 gal. for .55 FOOD PRICES RISING. Even Eeans Peel tho Effect of the Eu ropean War. The effect of the war in Europe is be- Kerosene, best, gal. 15c, 5 gals, for .5 Lemons, doz 40 Cheese, new 20 Unions, Bermuda, per lb .US Cabbage, lb 03 Beans, pk S5 Beans, qt. 12 . E. Beans fc.lo Pure Lard, bucket 16 Lard, compound li Fotatoes, new, pk --j Brooma 35(W.50 Meats Retail. Pork Steak 21 i Pork Chora 21 nig lelt increasingly everywhere throughout this country, not only bv the wholesale and retail business houses but by the consumers. Scareelv an article oi i ooostun s , out lias-gone up in price whether the increase ai pears to bo based upon reason! or not A traveling man for a wholesale sugar house who was here yesterday re ceived a telegram "withdrawing all quotations." The same is' true of urainTJp1f Tjjird products. If there -are any quotations j Home-made Lard they are subject to instant recall. I Hams whole Even that staple article of food Hams, minced beans has been raised in price and is Sliced Ham .32 apparently on its way to take first Lamb, hind quarter 30 place with sirloin steak. In one week Lamb, fore quarter 25 the price has lumped at wholesale from Mutton, hind quarter 20 $2.35 to 3.0 a barrel and the war iamD cnopa Pork Roasts Roasts, beef Corned Beef , Veal Steak Porterhouse Steak Round Steak .16o7.2 .20(f:.40 .lOcjf.20 ... .35 ... .40 32 ... .14 . . . . .10 25 ... .20 has hardly begun. ' From this data, if it proves true that the war is a long orre, it-' will' not be difficult to figure out what the cost o crackers and milk for one -meal for a I family of five will amount to. The ans wer. will be on the wrong side of the 25.35 Fowls - 25 Broiler Chickens 3o THE MORE YOU READ RE FORMER ADVERTISEMENTS THE BETTER WE CAN MAKE TUB relheseWar Prices? Women's $3.50 Oxfords FOR 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. VERMONT LOAN & TRUST COMPANY F. W. WILDER, President, Washington, D. C. JOHN W. SMEAD, Vice President, Greenfield, Mass. E. R. Rogers, Secretary, Spokane, Washington. We own and offer for sale 6 per cent first mortgages on improved fa rms in th best tanning districts in Montana, Idaho, Wnshington and Oregon. All personally examined. All collections made and remitted for free. Fixe ai.d one-half per cent debenture bonds in $100, $200, $500 anil sl.ooo amounts always on hand. Send for our list ikd issued monthly. Epjstera office: Brattleboro, Vermont . F. G. PUTNAM, Ceneral Eastern Agent QTECTION IS NOW CONSIDERED A NECESSITY ANO NOT A FAD The latest productions in variety of colorings and tints suitable for all requirements have never been equaled and are made in styles and prices to suit all requirements. We carry a complete line of these latest productions. JORDAN & SON 1 Elliot SI. Brattleboro Protection Pk" I win mm I is Hignr IT IS AL MEW FIRST IN THE OA0LY 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 con tinuous touch with afFairs in which they are chiefly interested. SUBSCRIPTION RATES One Year Six Months Three Months One Month $500 2.50 1.25 50c DOINGS OF THE VAN LOONS Did Grace get some wedding Presents? Well, just gaze on these oSwTJ Vt4CJJ HENM DOtN T 1 " y ' ' 3 PROPOSE TO HAVE. RAC liatk,, MVS: M 3i at x- v: but whovhcLo u i!'1' . by seven a u iQV TMtHK OP THAT THAI tftAM tCli fAf jw' . TUB. BHNt -tljltol 7o A MICM C'd'M j yei don' 7 rwWjABiJf I) WHAT 10 fO OS L . , MWBij ciRAte - 1" . oxa gf y v ar s -?f l TMiS PwiuT iS an QRAte. Wiut N0N BE. THOOCrtT T6 B6 - A Pjmt60 IN Pirs. HlNUTES 8V WILUIArA SR-AJH.TME UCHTNlNq ARTIST. II I A. ILL, m Wi EUATXLEB0BO, YT,