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' THE BRATTLEBORO DAILY REFOIUMER: SATURDAY, DECE3IBER 3, 1921.
50 Years Ago Happenings of December, 1S71. Taken from the Files of The Phoenix. . J IMtMMMt"l.jWtHiwiMIMItlllHIMlMMMlM For the past two or three mornings the mercury Las ranged in close proximity to zero, i It is said that 20 tons of turkeys were shipped from this place daring the two or three days preceding Thanksgiving. The tea party and dance given at the town hall last Wednesday evening afforded enjoyment- to a large number of young jeoplc ydung in years and young of, heart. The receipts leave a handsome surplus. Have you seen Thompson & Ranger's new showcase? It was made by Douglas & Hawley and is pronounced one of the finest in the state. I died with their choice silverware it will Certainly make a splendid show. Ferdinand Tyler is preparing to put up a brick block in front of his foundry near the Main street bridge. It will be two stories in height and will have a front of about (!0 feet. It will be mainly devoted to the demands of his own business. Ilev. M. II. Harris will give a course of lectures to the young people of this village this winter. The tirst of the course will he given next Sunday evening at the Uni versalist church at 7 o'clock. All are cor dially invited. Itetting has made a verbal sale of his furniture business to George A. Hall of 'hester, Vt.. and in consequence offers his extensive stok at prices which cannot fail to create lively trade for the next few weeks. The change of ownership is to date January 1. I 4 ? 12 ' I. S3 8 5 2. . C, 8. 4 IS -.7 .5 55 - "a. -X 51- 54 It 25 ;5i ;. I 24 x w . f 'SO ( 1 1 1: ? 3b-3r 45 4 30.. SS I I 34 " 44 3 43 42. 31 35 zz New Hampshire Calling to Middle West; "Come East 99 fnro "Rnavrl rf PnnUoihr Tr farming on the hills from which many I of their ancestors departed augurates Campaign to. Get Ohioans to Gran ite State Farms CONCORD, X. II., Dec. 3. Horace Greeley said, ''Go West, young man." Horace Greeley was a native of New Hampshire, i Now New Hampshire is calling out to, the Middle West, "Come East." In Ohio last month the New Hampshire board of publicity started a campaign designed to persuade Ohioans to immigrate to this state and do their in response to the great editor s advice. Ohio was chosn as the first objective because, the board says, "It is the nearest of the four Middle Western states whose soil is fully occupied and which annually send forth settlers to iinoeeupied lands under the direction of Mr.. Fitzhugh in 1012 and that the hitter's resignation as president of the Central Vermont was forced because of his opposition to the later abandonment of the projects. I President Smith told in his deposition! of submitting in the fall of. 1022 to J. P. Morgan, Charles S. Mellen,' Mr. Smithers and Mr. Chamberlin a plan for an agree ment between the Grand Think, Central Vermont and New Haven roads, which, he says, "I thought was pretty good. It was good enough to interest Mr. Morgan, but the others did not approve and it was dropped." . . . Mr. Smith said in his ' deposition that lie ca41ed in Governor Walsh of Massachu setts and objected to the appointment of Mr. ntztiugn as a trustee of the Boston to their north and west and because its farm population is of the highest ord?r."j& Maine stock held by t lie New Haven road because he thought the interests of the Central Vermont would be injured by The campaign machinery was provided bv the New II:imtshire State Grange. which was stimulated by prizes donated giving Mr. Fitzhugh that place. by former Governor Holland II. bpauld ing. The board of publicity, which t'ma to restore abandoned farms to their former productivity, is headed by Major Frank Knox, editor of th.e Manchester Union. BRATTLEBORO LOCAL The second in a series of ladies' nights will be held at the Wheel club rooms next Tuesday evening. Mrs. J. M. Alger of 18 Hudson street has a miniature Bible or "Abstract of Sa cred History for the Use of Children," published in Itrattleboro in 1S1G by John Ilolbrook. It formerly was owned by her grandfather, Ebenezer Roberts of Guil ford, anil his son, Ebenezer, father of Mrs. Alger. It is three-quarters of an inch thick, and the pages measure two inches by two and a half inches. It is bound in leather. The I'rattleboro male chorus met . last Dr. Charles Jewett of Brooklyn. N. Y., the venerable temperance lecturer, will be at Brattleboro December 11. Du Chaillu, the African ex'plorer, back from his travels through Sweden and Norway and is expected to lecture here December 10. end. fan 'in fin tell K!a rwW 1110 ' , . , iit ! evening in the Brooks House, and the at Draw from one to two and so on to the, temlaiiee was argPr than tue averag A calfskin wallet containing "H?."0 in bills and about a dollar in scrip, belong ing to cott uuuKiee or Aortnnem. Muss largely responsible for bringing about this saving to thf creameries of the state.. It was stated, also, by Mr. Jones that in 1015 about 50 per cent of the milk re- is , ceived at the factories was made into but ter. At the present time about o.i per cent is made into butter. Butter is still considered an important manufacturing product in the state. At the evening session of the conference A. L. Lawrence of Burlington discussed the topic of Creamery Construction and was lost Tuesday between Ward's shoe I Alteration, while W. P. Frost of Brattle store and the postoffice in this village, reward of S5 is offered. A Orion Clark hassold out his hair dress ing saloon to George Landrefine. After following the business of hair dressing successfully and continuously in this place since Istil. "Orion" retires for the imroose of devotion1 himself entirelv tn 1 hn manufacture of his preparations for the f hair, which nre pivin! Hie hevt snHfui. ! lever tin ami the sales of which promise to give him abundant occupation for the future. boro spoke on Organizing. Building, Equipping and Starting a New Plant. WEST BRATTLEBORO M.irv Mrs. Dix, C. who lives in the home Annie Goff, rs ill with scarlet The new eating saloon on Elliot street is tinw open. The rooms are very neatly furnished and the accommodations excel lent, affording what Brattleboro has long been unable to boast, a first-class rest a u- Mrs. Iloyt II. Barber, who has been ill several weeks, has been able 4 his week to walk out a short distance. The next regular meeting of the Home Study club will be held Wednesday eve ning in the home of Mrs. George Hough ton. Irene, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fiank rant for ladies and gentlemen. The pro- II. Martin, is confined to her home with prietor. S. L. Spear of Greenfield, Mass., ' an injury to the ankle which she sustained is to all appearances a gentleman and we Thursday while coasting, understand it will be his aim to so con-! ,nt ,w i.,,.;,, n.. ;n ,i i naries a. rerry went touay to j.ur will and patronage of the better class of our citizens. lington to attend a meeting of the Yer- last year, in spite of the storm. Alson J. Dugan directed the chorus and Miss Jessie Li. Hawley was the accompanist. It was voted to meet every Friday evening. Offi cers will be elected at the first meeting in January. F. K. Brown of Community Service was present last night and made suggestions for music at Christmas gath erings. Clerks in the Goodnow, Pearson & Hunt department store have worked two nights this week, putting up Christinas decorations, part of the force working one evening and the entire force returning an other night. The decorations consist of many yards of fringed crepe streamers in red and green combinations, and solid col ors of red, green and white. Crepe paper borders of various Christinas designs have been used effectively and an added touch of th; season's elements is given by about .0 small crepe ivapcr Christmas trees, which were made by the young women clerks of the store and which are placed at intervals around the store. The trim mings are in evej-y department from the mezzanine floor to the basement. Academy hall. Dec. R, sale and musicale by ladies of West Brattleboro Congrega tional church. , 235 CHURCH NOTICES. SMITH OPPOSED FITZHUGH TRUSTEE Thought Interests of Central Vermont Would Be Endangered by His Appointment. CONCORD. N. II., Dec. 3. Counsel for Earl Fitzhugh, who is suing the Grand Trunk railroad and others in a $2(W.KK) snit, had not completed the presentation of testimony for their side when superior court adjourned yesterday afternoon until next week, at the conclusion of the Bith day of the trial. Yesterday was occupied by Maj. Robert C. Murchie, counsel for Mr. Fitzhugh. in reading depositions taken in Ixndon. New York and Montreal, of Sir Alfred W. Smithers. chairman of the board of direc tors of the (Jrand Trunk railroad; How ard G. Kelley, president of the Grand Trunk ; George C. Jones, Mr. Kelley's as sistant, and Edward C. Smith, president of the Central Vermont. Questions asked in the depositions were in the line of showing that the Grand Trunk was fully committed to the exten sion of its lines through New England LEGAL, NOTICE. STATE OF VERMONT. PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION No. 81.1. ORDEi; OF NOTICE. WHEREAS The Connecticut River Power Company of New Hampshire,' a consolidated Vermont and New Hamp shire corporation, with its principal Ver mont office in the Town of Brattleboro. County of Windham, having petitioned the Public Service Commission of Ver mont praying that the Commission, after due notice and hearing, certify that the amendment of the charter of the Con necticut River Power Company no that said Company may increase itj capital stock in the amount of one million, seven hundred thousand ($1,700,000) dollars of preferred stock will promote the general gooof the State : NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Swedish Lutheran church. Rev. Oscar the Public Service Commission will hold Casling pastor. Services Sundav at 10.S0i public hearing upon said petition at the After all, there is a prospect that the mont Hospital association, in the inter- Aii' Thursdav rjgbtv ests of the Melrose hospital. L Pentecostal" imssioi hospital Robert D. Johnson of Wilmington was lecture-going people of this vicinity are to' "Pirated "lMn yesterday morning in the tk' treated to a lirst-class sensation. Mrs. -ueirose nospit.il oy Or. 1.. K. Uvncn tor Charl.-.tte Cushman has signified her will-1 the removal of tonsils and adenoids. ..... o re.,,, .aKspear ro a i.ran e- Mrs. r.eatrice I. Rider of South Had- ....... wMH.-ium- uuoui uie m i.ue lt.v Ma1 oamP yesterdav to be a guest of January and the necessary steps have lnUil t0(lav of Mrs. j. s Mors(l am, t. been taken to secure her. Her price is ...i ,i: , 'i- .tl " ' .. .I. 111. Till I IKUl $5(M. and expenses. FAYETTEVILLE: Two years ago five freight teams were emnloved in carrv- , ing freight through this village. One year ago eight teams were employed in the' siime business. This year over 'JO teams, from two to six horses each, are employed. At this rate of increase bow many teams will be required to supply the business demands of the West River valley two years hence? I answer it ought to be a good train of cars. GCILF. RD CENTER : C. Clisbce has opened a dancing school for the benefit of those who desire to learn. club yesterday at Mrs. Morse's home. Keep Your Head Up. A successful Down East farmer often used to give this bit of ndvieo to the youths of his neighborhood : "I wants fer you to mind thet on tliis here work you're representin' this here outfit. Keep yore head, an' come back with . It up." If every young man and every older one. In every walk and every undertaking in life, will but "keep yore head an' come back with It up" what a satisfaction HALIFAX: Barney Gallup of West U W,H be to look back ver th ISt, Halifax, formerly stage driver on the an(J e f"9 to say to one's self: "I Brattleboro and North Adams route, was always kept my head, and came back found dead on Wednesday morning near with It UP " Jacksonville. Whether he was frozen to - ' tb'ath. as rumor has it, or died of disease we are yet unable to learn. MARLBORO : No news this week ex cept that we have had 10 days of sleigh ing and it is sleighing still. Bring Your rescriptions Here a. in. and .. p. m. .o Sunday school. Funeral services of Mrs. J. K. Strand at the church at 2 p. in. Luther league meeting Wednesday night and Ladies' mission. I iiomas Collins 1 leader. Sunday services: Morning at 10.110, afternoon at l. evening at 7. Wednesday evening, 7.'!. Brother Fred Jelly and wife will lie with us. Commun ion will be observed, and we expect good time with the Lord. Everybody welcome. I'nitarkin church. Rev. E. Q. S. Os good pastor. Service in the parish house Sunday morning at 10.30. Subject of sermon. Such as I Have Give I Thee. All are welcome. Letter Box Novelist's Invention. The letter box was invented by Anthony Trollope, the novelist, who was a surveyor of the post office In England from 1841 to his retirement from the service In 1867. f SOUTH NEWFANE. Mrs. Abbie J. Bruce of Burlington is spending the week with Mrs. A. M. Kel sey. John M. Stratton was called from Brat tleboro Wednesday on account of the iM ness of his father. The Ladies' Benevolent society'met Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. Samuel Morse and Mrs. Love. ADVERTISE YOUR WANTS , IN THE REFORMER Our Christmas Tool Shop is stocked with High-Grade Tools fromthe best American makers. , ; . ' .'. . There is nothing like good; tools. -to 'please arman or boy if he likes to do little jobs about the house. : ' i Highly finished Hammers, Ratchet Bit Braces, Planes, Hand Saws, Stillson Pipe ' Wrenches,-r Automobile and Combination Wrenches, ; Automobile 1 Accessories, Tires and Chains. : ; ' : ...... "EVERYTHING FOR THE FARM' ... ; JOEL M. STEARNS 13 FLAT ST., BRATTLEBORO, VT. Tel. 249 Greenfield, Mass. Tel. 635. I Mice of the Public Service Commission Brattleboro. Vermont, on the 27th day of Deceinber, A. I. l'Jl'l, at nine o'clock in the forenoon, and . IT, IS ORHEREP that the' petitioner mnr causV tWa' hter of'Nrftlee tb'"be? published in The Brattleboro Reformer, a newspaper published at Brattleboro, in said County of Windham, for three (.') weeks successively, the last publication thereof to b at least twelve (12) days before the 27th day of December, A. I. 1021, andthat the petitioner shall, five to) days prior to the 27th day of Ie cember, A. I. 1021, tile with this Com mission copies of the newspaper in which this Order of Notice shall have been pub lished. Hated this 4th day of November, A. D. 1921. W. A. DUTTON. I Win. R. WARNER, v E. H. POUTER. Public Service Commission of Vermont. OFFICE OF CLERK Filed: November 4, 1021. Attestrr NEIL I). CLAWSOX, Clerk. .nin ) Christmas Savings Club FOR 1922 We Take Pleasure In Announcing That Enrollment InjOur '? Christmas Savings Club for 1922 Is Now Open, the First Payment to Be Made the Week of December 12, 1921 YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO JOIN Four classes will be provided as follows: 7. $ .50 per week brings a check for $ 25.00 in December, 1922 ' 1.00 per week brings a check for 50.00 in December, 1922 j 2.00 per week brings a check for .100.00 in December, 1922 , 5.00 per week brings a check for 250.00 in December, 1922 To all members ; who make their payments regularly on or .before " weekly, due-date we will add per cent Intejestp, Your Check, MJ. ,rM ;:( .: JOIN NOW AND HAVE PLENTY OF MONEY FOR CHRISTMAS NEXT YEAR VERMONT NATIONAL BANK t roXDYILLE: A verv pleasant party gathered the home of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Morse on the evening of No vember 2... the occasion being the 2."th anniversary of their wedding day. Sweet music and delicious cakes were dispensed and silver presents to the amount- of .S( . . , ... i i cneer ue couple on tl:e.r way. if you want fhem filled with the parest' i nn The following is the ticket of the Anti Masonic party for village officers at 'next Monday's elation : For bailiffs: George Howe 1st. George G. Allen 2d. I'eleg Barrows ,;d. Charles II. Stevens 4th, Lewis Putnam th. For clerk and treas urer: Charles F. Thompson: collector, C. W. Wyman : auditor, Willard Frost; chief engineer, J. Harvey, Simonds. DUNHAM BROTHERS COMPANY & SHEEPSKIN a BIO CREAMERY SAVINGS. Gets and freshest 'drugs, and with the ereatest care and accuracy filled precisely as your physician orders them filled, to pro duce the exact effect he desires. 0 We are proud of the record we have made in our prescription department. And yet we fill prescriptions at very rea- sonabie prices, and fill them quickly, too. C. F. Thomas, Ph. G. noes ocks and ippers State Department of Agriculture Larger Overrun. j P.rilLlXOTOX. Dec. ?,. Vermont oviiineries have been saved some $200,000 during the last four or live years through the efforts of the state department of agri culture in bringing about more accurate mtliods in testing milk and cream, im pnved methods of manufacture and re duction in the 1-$ of fat in handling, ac cording to V. II. Jones, dairy manufac turing specialist for the state department of agriculture, who sjxike at the confer ence of Vermont oreamerymen at Morrill hall Thursday morning. Overrun and the Control of Composition was tie subject taken by Mr. Jones. Overrun is the excess from buttermaking, including moisture, salt and the protein portion of butter. t .Mr. Jones stated that in Wl.". Vermont' mad" 1S.500.000 pounds of butter, with an overrun of IS prr cent for the state. In 1!)1!. Vermont made 12.0O0.000 pounds of butter, with an overrnn of 22 per cent. This overrun has resulted from more ae ciiiate method in testing milk and cream from the farms, improved manufacturing method and reduction in loss of fat from handling the milk. i It is estimated that each 1 per cent in crease in overrun means increased value to the Vermont creameries of close to .. $.",0,000. The state department of agri culture, whose agents have lieen working on these milk product manufacturing problems for about four years, has been Snowshoes and Skiis The largest line ever shown in this town. We have them in all grades for the "little folks" to the grown-ups. They are cheaper in price this year. We invite your kind inspection. H. M. WOOD The Old Reliable Sporting Goods Man Wonderful protection for the feet in cold weather especially for people who rie a great deal. This kind of footwear when worn mmmm if with- "Ball-Band" Rubbers and Over shoes will enable you to go out in any kind of winter weather and have your feet warm and dry. i For Cold Feet Try Sheepskin Shoes and Socks The Family Shoe Store OTHERS COMPAW BR V.'