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ALLY TVG)lumn on Page 7 Today BRATTLEBORO, VERMONT, TUESDAY EVENING, JANUARY 17, 1!2l a MAIL EDITION VOL. 8. NO. 272 3a '0 OHAMBERLIN HANGS GOVERNOR PASSES DANGER POINT DENY ROPE AROUND NECK TESTIMONY American Building Property to Change Hands ' HIMSELF IN CELL Telephone Manager at Palmer Held In Connec tion With Shortage RECEIVING STOLEN MONEY CHARGED li ote.ts Innocence Since Arrest but Ends Life in Cell f Ix)cal Police Sta tionAdmitted He Had Dealings with Defaulting Town Treasurer. PALMER. Mass., Jan. IT. Chan, s W. Chamb-rliu. manager of the local : change of 'he New England Telephone ei Telegraph Co.. who wa- elm rged with plication in alleged do 'aleati ns of T.)v;i Treasurer G.'urge K. Plough end wa arraigned yesterday, accused f icccivng -tolcn town funds, hanged himself in hi" tell .it poli-e station here oar'v tedry. Mr. Chambeiiaiti had been ;r t!ie em ploy of th-. telephone company '2 I years .iii.I came here from Concord. N. II. Sir.ee his arrest he had protested his in-nocoec. 'ii.-i mbcrhiin w as arrested I.'st Satur day in ( mncctioii w-ith the alleged -defalcations r.f Town Treasurer George E. 'lough, ami ;-.ri aigned yesterday. II" pieaded guilty to a charge of re-.-iv- ini and aiding in the concealna it f S2'. tMMl of town fund.-. Hail was .- t at Sio. i.imi. v.hi.h Chamberlain was . I!e to furnish. A hearing was s:f t Jan. 2 . hanil" i Un, 1 he authorities s:iv. h.t admitted business (iealii.t's with Troas our t'lonuii Inn alle-vs thai he did not know town iiiihU v. ere involved. HEAVY EARTHQUAKE FAR TO THE SOUTH Seismograph Record at Washington In dicates It 2,r0U .Miles Away and Very Severe 'WASHINGTON. Jan. 17. An earth quake described as very severe and esti mated to have occurred .."( Ht miles south of Washington was recorded on the seis mograph at Georgetown university last nighl and this morning. The disturb ance of greatest intensity was recorded at il:oO p. m. last night. HAKVAKD KKITSKS Hl.M i:-rtiza Fighter Can't I'ass Atl-nission Beqiiirements Coniint; by I'reisht CAMI'.IF.IiGF. Mass.. Jan. IT Fred crick 11. Wedge, graduate of ine pri? ring ami of the 1'niversity cf Arizona, seeking to get a post fraduet" dgice o Harvard university in his 40rli year :uay have made a trip half way acruss the continent in freight cars and ciboo.e for ii'-thing. Today it was learned tiiat Har vard authorities had been trying to reach, him for Mime. time by mail aid ti'V-rar-h with word that his qualifications for ad mission were not sufficient at this tune. THE WEATHER. Cloudy Tonight and Wednesday Warmer Tonight. WASHINGTON, -Ian. IS. The weather forecast: Cloudy tonight and Wednesday. Warmer tonight except in M'otheasteru Maine. Moderate variable winds. Methodist Episcopal Church Thursday,' Jan. 10, ' p. m. Th.e WomcnV Foreign .lissionary society -Ml T11(.et with Mrs. F.liza Adams of 4 ZIntle street. Odd Fellows Temple Thursdv. Jan. ID Regular meeting of Oasis Fneampment. No. .'. Patriare'is start the new year by attending the meetings. Master Edward Slattery One of the Wonderful Boy Soloists With the World Famous Paulist Choristers Coming to the Auditorium WEDNESDAY Matinee 3 o'clock; Evening 8.15 This is the boy who rendered "The Mocking Bird" for the President and Mrs. Harding at the White House last April. Master Comtois. another prom inent member of the Choristers, sang "The Last Hose of Sum mer" at the same time. Phone Fenton's, 47G-W, for seats, for you may never have another opportunity to hear the World s Bet Singers. ' " & Physician Says He Cannot Attend to State Business for Week Com fort able Today. (Special to The Reformer) montpeeier. Jan. it Governor Hartncss passed the mot comfortable night last night '.hrt he has since lie wis taken, down with pneumonia a -week ago last night. lr. I". H. Steele, his physician, said this morning that it -ould iar.v he said that the danger poinrhnd been passed .111,1 ili.it tli Coveriior was on tile r.d to recover'. He said it would lake a week before the tJivernor woiid b all" to atteml io state business i.n.l that he would not he permitted to sit up fvr t tv or three days. Todny the Governors temperai-ire was normal and tue Piofuty expecn.uiitoa eai st piled. The iower left lung was still .n-o!idated but improving. T!'o lower right lung wns congested but not involved in pneumonia. ROME WELCOMES AMERICAN SOLDIERS i I'lvvrnt (a Attend Bestowal of Concres-. sional Medal on Italy's known Dead In- KOMI".. .Jan. 17. (Associated Press.) Koine outdid itself today in a welcome to the American troop, who will parti-( cipate in tomorrow's ceremony attend ing tue iteMOwai OI a coiil:i cssiouai nndal of honor upon Italy's unknown) soldiers. The American composite com-i of panv troin Coblenz under .vlaj. t.en. llcnrv T. Allen was greeted on its ar tivr.l b strains of tne Star Spangled Haanci 'from the band of the royal Cara bineers in their brilliant .uniforms and by ihronas of th;' populace, heartily d'cerin.' the arviv iter Americans. Th. military display iris.'nt cd a bril ai.t sp;cta-le. t.eneral Allen wa- met at th siation ' II. chant Washburn ( lit !. ill.- Aiii 'i if.:n amiia-'-adoi- and !'.(.::: i. rii :!. MOTHER OF FIVE iini t. 4 r? TnilTT?!? ilr-JJ iVO llllr - n.fi.i ki.p rnrfosMl tn is Thefts Charges Cover Period of Four ar , MANCHF-STKi:. N. II. Jan. 17. Mrs. ( atherine Marston, .'Ui. mother of the children, was today bound over to su perior court under bonds of ? 1,200 on four charges of breaking and entering, one count eacl. for the pat four years. Manchester police officials se.v Mrs. Marston has confessed to IS breaks. The police- sought Iter identity for months' without success. TO IIAXDLK KAIL DISPl TF.S. Regional Conferences Iiuposed by h'ee- utives and Brotherhood Chiefs. WASHINGTON. Jan. IT. A pro visional asreemcnl was reached vester- da by railway executives and heads of.Knsineer Tells Manufact nrers the Tiou the four railroad brotherhoods, meeting) hlpa with Shoe Business . .1.. :.. t v . tr... .t a. ...v ,s,tu.r o. '.'."l" V ," .,m ",t:! ""'"K i'"'- "'- fcetmii tram service employes to re-1 i;itmii uiHiruni oijii-tooiii, 11 'os.-n.ie. illinm coiiicsi ocioic inej railroad luiior board. i Hailroatl executives will 'meet in Chi cisio Saturday to consider the oroposal while brotherhood chiefs will report;. t .. i- . i..v:.. ...c t :e ...,..,;. V'a , ' ' 'a expected todav that it would be. the regional gatherings will be summoned INVITES 24 WO.MKN. Si! v f?vi I Psirniorc vLil in H ontl ,iw,oi r,.f.D,.l ' 4 WASHINGTON. Jan. IT. Twenty-! foui women have been invited to attend I the national agricultural conference which will convene in Washington next drove nine families irom iheiv ..art M.ondav. Secretary . Wallace announced . ments on !Iemnway street ii( tit i'.a;k yesterday. Six of them, he added, oper- ate their own farms and others lire rep- reventatives of the home economics work w no are iamiiiar witu rami comiitions. , Their names will be- announced later. j The secretary also announced that President and Mrs. Harding would re-1 reive at the White House the delegates and their wives next Mondnv evening. The Japanese cultivate crysanthemnins in Util) varieties of colors. First Baptist Church Tuesday. 7 p. m. Christian Endeivor meeting: S o'clock Open meeting of j Men's Fnion with illustrated lecture on Scenes trom ermont and C anada, by Superintendent of Schools Clayton E. Erwin of Bellows Falls. Thursday. . 'I p. m. Meeting of Women's society at the parsonage. .. so-j yer r riday. 4 p. m. Junior Endeavor fieiy : ..iil liegular churcti pray meeting. Universalist Church Thursday. Jan. lit. .1 p. m. The mis sion circle will meet in the vestry. The meeting of the Daughters' Circle has been jvostponed from Wednesday to Thursday evening at the home of Mrs. Regular Monthly Meeting Brattleboro Post, No. 5 American Legion G. A. R. HALL Thursday, Jan. 1 9 At 7.45 p. m. Finance Officer Ralph Root will be on hand to take dues for the year 1922. Former Service Men Before Senate Investigating Committee NO ROPE LEFT ON EXECUTED SOLDIERS 0e witness Says Hubbard Who Testi fied He Saw Soldier' Body with Ilopp and Black Cap Intact. Is Trouble .Maker Obliged to Transfer Him. "WASHINGTON. Jan. IT. Former service men detailed for duty with the American graves registration service in ranee denied before a senate inve-t igat- mg committee that the bodies ot soldiers legally put to death in Fram e were buried with rope aroufid the ?iecks and the bla caps which had been placed on them on the gallows. John 11. Flynn r.f Cam bridge. Mass.. and !. A. l'.anford of Washington, both testitied they had heard nothing to substantiate Mich charges.' Flynn declared that Kufus V. Hubbard New York, who had te--titied that he saw ti bedy with rope and cap intact, a "trouble maker" and had t I."" ti f erred on that acf-ount. w a - a ns- ONE WOMAN ON ARBUCKLE JURY Two llei nates Selected to Fill laces of Any Sick Forked I p IMirinj: Trial. ' . SAN 1T1ANCISCO. Jan. IT. The J,n'.v the seoud trial ot Koscoe ( . ( Fatty Arbuckle on a manslaughter charge was completed late yesterday. Two alternates were selected to till the place ness. of any juiors incapacitated by ill- The jury is composed of 11 men and one woman. The alternates' are a man and a woman. Taking of testimony will be begun this afternoon. Two panels. SI veniremen in all. were used in obtaining the jury. This is nearly flO more veniremen than were examined to obtain a jury at Arbuckle's first trial. Judge Harold Louderbach fixed the hour of couit as from 10 to 12 and from 2 to (. and ordered the jury locked up during the trial. John II. King, formerly a hotel proprietor of Washington, 1 . C is n" member of the jury. TOO MI CH IKKF.Gl LABI I Y NKW YORK, Jan. IT. Irregularity of piece rates and the uneven flow of work ' u:f ;..,.. . t :.. i.. . !., ?amoru r inompson, consulting en gineer in lmlustrial manngement. today iiohi meniDers 01 me .National jsoor ami I Shoe Jfcinufacturcrs association, lie ad vised a stpdy of the styles in shops to de- L : . i. i: : . i.:.t. r i lrl mine uie iiinii wiiien lancv si vies bould be carried and a closer survey of ,,ln",rkKf't TVI f?"- t -m' "'"""v;"". " rmbfr ff hrui of 1 hompson I.u hter MM FAMILIES DRIVEN OFT Boston Apirttnent House I loo.Ied With - ""th ROSION. Jan. li--Gas fnnn- cause. n b'at h of Miss Ethel W. Mci-ntain and Bay district tcday. The gas was .said to have escped i'lt i the apartin.nt house from a niaia iii tiie nasemeni. .v newspaper man n turning home house in Hie early morning found t'u1 Hooib-d with the fiMin-s. Some of the carpet manufacturers in Europe are charged with svslcmat ieallv reproducing popular American-made de-'a signs wiln a view to direct ' "lotition' with the American ear"et makers. Red Men's Hall Tuesday. Jan. 17. S p. m. Regular meeting of Brattleboro camp. '2s, M. W. A. Officers for 1!)2'J will be installed. Come and help get them started right. This will not be an open meeting as was previously planned, lhe semi-annual re- ports wilh, be given ami other matters of i I interest may conic up. ' Xr.Z 1,1 i ' t s , s, 1 I misday, . an. l.. at s p. m Special mctrng of 1 oca j',,- ' z the de'r'.-o te-m is ask od to iresen IV 7 T i , Soe ill me , f ihul Oiionettioit tri e, No. -, I O. K. M. Dance every Saturday night. Masonic Temple i uesaay evening, .tan. j lieguiat meeting of Bingham chapter, No. MO. O. E. The lnmily .supper will be omitted. After the meeting there will be entertainment and refreshment!?. ! Welt,;sday. Jan. IS. 7.:(H ). m. Beau scant eomniandery, No. 7, K. T. Stated conclave. ! lhursday, Jan. l'J. ,"0 p. m.Lohmi- Man lodge, .mi. u, 1. and .. M. work: I .s( ", srV- - T, rnday, Jan. 20, ...n ,n. m.Iort Dum- I mcr chapter, .No. l i;. A. M. special .convocation. M. E. .M. degree. Knights of Columbus Hall Tuesday. Jan. 17. at X p. m. Regular meetinz of U'o Council. ' 1 rutay. .Ian . J, .ip. m. there wil. le n loMl sale ot me Hospital tund on tne first floor. 1 There will be a food sale Fridav af- tcrnoon at .? o'clock in Knights of Co-J luirbus hall, the proceeds to be used towards re-decorat i.ng a room in the' Memorial -laindtHL "All ners'on.s who) wisli to donate food for this sale are asked to bring to the luill Friday after noon without further solicitation. "WW J' Ws. A real estate t rans;o t ion of c i.is-dcr- able iiu!ortance locallv -a 1-r--us; fit to n head yesterday when !!. C. Rice. II - II. Crane and W. L. Hunt -om iiided iit'go tiations with the Adams-Crosby Co.. for the purchase of the American building tnd annex, one of tie Lest known pi MORE-INTEREST IM nDPOADHIM G in ununimu Order for 1,3-iS Trees to Re Placed for County Farmers LARGE MAJORITY ARE APPLE TREES wa- attended by ab;.ut 111.1 memlicrs of ithe ledge, th" following officers were in Farm Bureau Members Fnite in ! stalled: Noble grand. Arad S. Gould; Twenty .Making Fp Order Mcintosh Bed De rid d Favorite with Baldwin Second '217 Peach Trees. An order for l..".ls. fruit tries at a cost "" of .S.I.IS.C.it will be sent tomorrow to t he Kelley nurseries by the Windham County Farm Bureau for farmers in this section, where renewed interest in onhardiug has been manifest for several months. AH but l-'W trees :n the order will b" i f vari ous varieties of apples. in the order 1! 1 7 peach trees. IS pear tiees and live plum trees are included. The orders are from farmers. The tabulation of the trees included in the order shows the Mcintosh Bed t be eoided favorite, with Baldwin holding second place. Delicious in third piaee and Northern Spy in fourth place. Orders from several farmers include a sinslc tree r.f some varieties, which would indicate that they desire to make a tri:l of cer tain varieties before setting out any num ber of those kinds of trees. Among the peach tree-; the Elbert a is the greatest favorite, the Hah and Roch ester dividing for second place, but those are much fewer in number. The men who have taken advantage of tbe co-operative order for trees are: Paul y , V (, j I)ll1t()1 ,lf wind - , ban, : II. A. E. Milh r. E. F. & C. II. Kn iln,i I-- -Iuith. all o, , :,,ilf.od : A,,in K" filler of Dummevsto,,. Wallace Allen of Whitingham. S. S. Pike of Yer- H Ajn,s ((f .m,.,,.-o,o. F. E. over and r. ( . Ilolbrook ot l.rattlebor j, i "i(w v. ill b" re.piired. OtSicers clectwl for N. W. Barnes of Saxtons River, O. W. Itho ensuing year were; President. Mrs. Amidon of Halifax, W. F. Ranuey of, Howard C. Rice; vice president. Mrs. Westminster West. C.-H. Turner if Eaj I j. ,. - Wood; secretary and treasurer. fv- . . re i"ll.... .. .1 T . ... oover, Vieorge l. .vpnn in umey. . i Ilescock. John M. Baxter aad Follett of Newfane. and E. E. We i . W. ime of West Chesterfield. N. II. - The ordr for Mclnt.,sh Reds call for Uos trees. Baldwins laiti. Delicious Inc. I j Northern Spv !:;. Twen;v Oime .Id. j )Utchess lr.' Rhode Island C.reening Hi. I I Red Astrachan eight. Poi::.d Sweet five.! Wealtliv a nd Gravenstein three ea.h. F.ell-1 flOUor and Winter Banana tvv.i eacii. The varieties of which one tree each are or- j,,.,,. Kinfr Spitzenberg. Sweet are: King. pitzeiuerg. weet l.ougti lellow ra.aiem. r ameuse. Early I Iarvestf Led t rab. Uagener. 'loll - mat) Sweet. Snow. Porter. Sutton Beauty, tirimes Goblen. York Imperial. ine ix'iicu trees inciuueo in i ue croer . , )V 'invisible governments.' or to the are: Elberta l'J'J. Hale and Boclioster caiitr.d. dictation or domination of po o 'i... i". ". t.,.. ..;..!. .... .... 'Greensboro five. Eleven Bart if it pears rut ii. . iiitiii muii .nil., it rr.in, ,ivo (.,.,p-s I'avorite. and live Clapp's Favorite, one enctl n- ion an(1 Lincoln were ordered, plum trees and two blue plum were included. ' '"I Seeker After Truth. vour misPand interesieu in tne vital problems of the day:" "ou bet. He tries all the peer recipes nock, winch, undouiiteiiiy, caused m he hears of." Detroit Free Press. stant death when it struck him. r! - . ' : " -v- ' I s - , VV.-.4:;;S,. ) ' . . PV W it'll A r. " ' ---1'.1'-, ' "- i' . V,-r t .' -: ,'' ;" "--'-; ' --; y -c.,s;: v : - w- - e i ' ' ' - - .;,'-. ... . v-i- :i - ', .f . -v: "V' j'" . ' . - . . - , . - , ' ) fS -. i - -S I ' , - -Ui - - . . - - - 4 J - C ' - - ' . . - - ' - - 4 - l --- ' t . . ' -' ' - - : I is- -wv -J . , - w . -.----. , - - , - W -T ,- : . ; -. " - , - -.' ' -' - , j -.-. .r - J" . . l J .. : ; J '" v ii . J T1 . : ; f , . i , ,i ,-,.. .( . . '...-.. i- i ; . i . , t. . .. . ,i -j.L' s'i i- a . : ' v T i .ni -. - t v " - .-s, i. 'v.:-..(--.- ' . -u ,'.. ; ... , , .. " . J. UL2 'l"r I 1 - , y y 1 ,.--- 1 ...7 - y.- .; " x V' 5 ' " ' ' j - .s - . - - v . . , . .i - - - --vC y - " . - 1' . , , ... J " s - ' - ' - ' ' t- - - sL- iJ of property on .Vain street. Mr. Rice and Mr. 'ratio the Bratth Intro Publishing laoiit l'ri.r tiiig Co.. whose three of She four floors of building annex, while Mr. nger and a partner in the now. Pearson vS; Hunt. a re n- i-s of " :.. anl Vcr dants occupy the Aiuerican Hunt is ir.an lirm of ti tod whose depart- MEDALS AWARDED FOR LONG SERVICE . .1. Currier and C. E. Cabb Have Re-! n ark:tble Kfinrd vvilii Eodgc of Odd Fell.iws 'biki n-Pie Supper. Medals were preset.; ,( rier a nd 'hat les ,. 'obi Abrain .1. sir att iu annua 1 i a iiist;. Iiat ion oilet lodge. f tiie i.fhivrs i.f Wautasti-l-r I. . t. I., which was held I last evening ii t h dd Fellows') j temple, in recognition of their ii -niarkable ! I record of serviee as lodge officers. This year is the -pith consecutive vear that Mr. 'uri ier has i ng secret a i v i f o4th consecutive been installed a ii1 hnic. ami it ii tho j yr.ir That Mr. oith lias J Following a ch'n-kcn-pie supper, which (Vice grand, limine r . rarr: revolting sec- retary. Ahram .1. nri :e:; tmancial set-j iietai. haries I,. t ob'i ; treasurer. jCliarlest;. Siaples; warden. William P. .'llanrura: conductor. G:;rg.' A. Mctca'if; .11. S. S.. Oscar F. hitnev - I.. S. S . 'ei.rge Kingsiey ; .-i:.i plain. Fred S. i night : U. . A. t.. t . 1 Mcwi'll ; i.. . V i: lie.. I, sllov el!- 1? S V I! I f.e I bel t C. . Shaw : E. tru-tee for ;.. Harold Web v'cars. Emerv .1. .sfel- Edd live GEOGRAPHY METHODS ARE DEMONSTRATED .Miss Sarlersnir Tubcrtulosis Nurse, E plain Work Parent-Teacher AssiM'iation Elects Officers. Ti" Main Street Parent-Teacher as s i. iation he'd its annual meeting yes i.rday ji.'iernoon with a good attend- ame. gi.-.d l a pe v a c 1 ! -nep. Helen' Sevcral pupils from the fourth gave a demonstration in geog laethods witli particular emphasis aiont gcogiajdiy. which was es iMterC'ling ami well done. Miss Sanderson, one of the live imrves ent out by the Vermont; Tuberculosis association, explained tier worn n i Windham (UMity and told of the pre ventive work being one among the chil- dr.n -iictlic state in oo-oi.crati.-u wilh the 1 ,( hoe! m.rs.-s and doctors, Several mattes of business were dis- ! , ...sed and it w as ag,e,,l that the ass.,- j ,.;.. j.,,, .s!(!n!d prov ide entertainment for the visiting teachers during iheir con- voHnm Feb. 2 and Places for about ... o s tne AUlev FORM NEW WOMAN'S PARTY. Women of Illinois Propose to (Jet Free From Invisible Government. SPRINGFIELD. III., Jan. 17. A new political party to be called the , "Roosevelt Progressive Party," and run icniirelv bv women, tiled incorporation -pi,,, ioeoinomtors v t;,li(,IKl, Jltl(l oak Pari women. , Thl, ,..frpo.n, illM certiii.ate savs the ..-in ,,,imin.ite or simnort can- initiates "who are not subject to domina - litli-al oossis Three red ' Harool t'orter. 4. ot Last llietlont. trees also'"1'' his. death in the woods, where he was chopping alone r rulaj-. .lan. l,. lie v,t working for Joseph Blodgott on the Cliihl farm. When lie failed to return j at ini-k. his father and Mr. Blodgett went' to iook lor nun, niniing mm pinned (down by . a limb across the back of hp: ir.eiii store occupies in;st of the first lloor of the front building. -The latter firm will soon take over the quarters at pres ent occupied by the Twin State Gas & Electric Co., thus becomiog lessees of the entile ground floor and using the addi tional . space in "the development of its business. CHAS. P. STICKNEY 1 OF BR00KLINE DIES Widely. Known Farmer and Democrat and J'orr.iev Town Representative Stricken with Heart Disease. Ic Portia m Sfickiiev. si. nearly. lifelong resident of P.rookline ami a representative froi.i that town in the! legislature of Issj-lss:;. died of heart i di-ease ar .1 o'clock yesterday afternoon j . .! . 1 .4" t 1 AT.... 1- 1 II I III 1 lie iionie CO .'II. aoo .ll. i ini ii. (..'oond's of Canal street, wliere lie was spending the winter. lie had been ill only t w o day s. Mr. Stickney was born in Athens lot. IO, IslO. oiie of three children of Bur i 1 1 a r Stickney and Sarah S. iPerhami Stickney. the Porham family beisig one of the first families to organize Athens, lie was of the seventh generation from William Stickney, who came from Hull. England, in It 5." 5.1. and was of Revolu ti.marv anceslrv. his tiafernal ami ma ternal grandfathers, Moses Stickney and' Jonathan Pcrham. serving in that war.: His father enlisted in the war of lsl'J. j . Charles Slickney attended the schools' of Bi-ookliue. being a miil in the old round schoolhouse. He later a'femied West liiver academy at South Io. lon deny. where his brother. Prof. W. P.. Stickney, was principal, also Povveis In stitute in Bernardston. Mass. His one aspiration was to graduate from Har vard university, but he was unable to realize that ambition. After completing his schooling he taught school in several towns, and for a time was traveling salesman in New York. New Jersey- and Pennsylvania. He then went to Vv'iseon sin. where he taught school and followed the trade of carpenter, but' after a few, years returned to P.rookline to the fam-; ":!v home, which had since been his home.' ' ' Aside from serving his tow n as legis lator he served as superintendent of Schools, constable, notary public, town clerk and trial justice -and held miimr, j offices. He wrote the history of Brook-' 'line in 1SS2. On Jan. 1-1. iStlO. 'be m.u i ieJ Frances 'Amia Hastings, daughter of Uilham ami Susan (Goddnrdl Hastings ot Jamaica.' the ceremony being performed in Ja-, maica by Rev. rris Pier. They- ob served their 4 -1th wedding anniversary Jan. 14. 1. surrounded by a large number of relatives and friends, but no j observance was planned for the .Kith an niversary on account of the illness of Mrs. Stickney. who died Feb. 2.1. Dll. I Mr. Stickney leaves one son. Carroll i W. Stickney.- who lives on the home place in P.rookline. also tbiee srj nd- : children. His brother. Prof. W. P..' Stickney. died iu Ann Arbor, Mich., sev-J oral years ago. t . i ' " s - s " c ' " ' i r.-7 , ' - - : i -- ?i - v - -y , - 1 " , 3 tfss ,, . J r- . - J Li" M.' - ' N.J J i -- , , - r- , - ' i i s ' -V -n v 1 & sf " " -s ' 14 . x t W w . 4'.... . . r - - . -. - . " t v ' .- , 5 I , ,"' - -' - i K ' . u v-.- v j v. t "... v" v- ' .1 f . - . , ' h-' (V. A , s , ' -J.i. . .: ..j.s...:. .... ..a.. . X I I CHARLES 1. STICKNEY. i : The American building property, which occupies the site .f the old American House on the east side of Main street op posite the Barlx'r building, was built iis PHHl by th? late E. F. Adams and C. R. Crosby. It has a frontage of '.H feet am! Jv.i:iuios .'..."ni ilTl, Ml Ui'i'I O A lill.l i eiy IVVU acres, of floor pa-e. Mr. Stickney was an anient Demo crat and was influential in the party in Windham county ia the days when crnnty conventions were in vogue. He was interested in historical -matters and had a wealth of information coucerniiif. :;fTairs f years ago isi comer ot tne state. J he funeral will be held at the home 9.1 amH . Stic tney ill P.rookline ' 1 li'-irsciay afternoon. SALE OF SHARES FAR EXCEEDS GOAL Co-operative Savings & Loan Association Disposes of T.'l Shares in lttJi Series, Making Record. The directors of the Brattleboro Co operative Savings & Loan association were particularly pleased Saturday niirht j to learn that 7.'..1 shares had been sold in the IMth srie.. The directors had set a goal of .It in shares. I This is by far the largest number ever j sold in any one ries. the nearest ap proach to it being in tlie'ltlth. Julr 1. r.rU when 44S shares were taken. The 7.' 1.1 shares in the present scries were boirght by 0.1 different persons. The added monthly income which these new shares mean will be of decided advan tage in meeting the calls for money with which to build or buv new homes. TOWN AUDITORS TAKE UP DUTIES Preparing to Issue Annual Statement of Finances Check List to Include Over 5.000 Names. 'i he board of auditors of the tiAvn finances has began its annual duties preparatory to issuing the annual town report, which will carry the. accounts up to Feb. 1. The auditors are O. F. Ben son. D. II. Stafford and C. G. Staples. Work has been begun under the di rection of the selectmen on the (heck list which will be nscl at the annual town meeting the first Tuesday in March. The check list this year will be much larger than ever before as ir will contain the names of. al! the women voters in town as well as those of the mea. Or dinarily something like 2.700 names have been on the list but this year there will be between .1.(MM and (i.(KM. TONIGHT Big Dance Festival Hall Famous Singing Orchestra 13 MUSICIANS 13 This may be their last ap pearance in Brattleboro this season. Concert Dancing 8 to 9 9 to 1 Ladies 60c Gentlemen $1.10 Including Tax . 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