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TELE 13 RATTLE BORO DAILY RMORMEIl, SAITURDAY, AUGUST 19, 1922.
We Are Ready to do your harness work, to mend the old, or to make new. We will guarantee our stock, prices and workmanship to satisfy. Perhaps your shoes need mending, or you may want new rubber heels. Work done while you wait, at WAGNER'S 95-97 Main St., Brattleboro, Vt. Opposite Elliot Street Phone 92;' Hopkins The Florist, Inc is selling Flowers, Plants and Ferns at an astonishingly low price ' Come in and interview us $450 A Better Commercial Car The nationwide demand for the Overland Commercial Car U the natural tribute to extraordinary value. 1. Specially designed commercial chassis. 2. Rear axle designed fcr heavy loads (re movable thaft;. 3. Triplex Springs protect fragile loads. 4. Maximum body space. 5. Long frame supporting entire body. 6. Highest gasoline mileage and economy. - 7. Lowest price of any three-speed com mercial chassis. COMMERCIAL CAR F. A. Betterley 50 Years Ago Happenings of August, 1872, Taken from the Files of The I'hoenix ' i The proposed excursion to Ixng Island . Sound under the auspices of the band has ' been given up. , George Brooks, proprietor of the Urooks House, has bought out the inter est of Messrs. Boyden and Hare and in stalled Charles I,avrence, proprietor of the Brattleboro House, as landlord. $i Those new Pullman palace cars com menced running. on Thursday. They are of the most elegant and luxurious pat tern and offer a new inducement for a !tnp to tne salt water or me une aiuuu ! t iiiiiS- The grocery store in the Marshall & f.rlinxik Mock. nenr Main street I bridge, has a new proprietor in the per son of irank t. Howe. Mr. liowe nas had several years' experience as clerk and in worthy of a generous patronage. In another column of this issue will be seen a notice of petition for the char ter of a railroad to run from some point on the West liiver railroad to connect with a railroad running south from Woodstock and intersecting the Rutland road. 2 Col. W. S. B. Hopkins of Greenfield, Mass. the man whom the Greeley club couldn't get to do their talking, as no ticed last week will speak on the Grant side of the question at the town hall on Saturday evening. The colonel is a good speaker and should "have a full house. . i IT. I la (Hey has just put lip a new slaughter house near the Vernon road, a short distance below the village on land iiirflini1 of rjpnrjrp T.n wrence. The lo cation is an excellent one for the pur pose. George Landerfin's barber shop on Klliot street was discovered to be on fire Tuesday night about 11 o'clock and a general alarm was sounded. Fortunately the blaze had not gained much headway and was easily subdued. The building is owned by Orion Clark, whose loss is about $100. The lecture course is to open about the 2."th or September with a first class musical entertainment by Persia Bell, the celebrated violinist. She is consid ered the equal of Camilla I'rso and only second to (He Bull himself. A positive engagement has been made with Mrs. Scott-Siddon, who will give a Shakes pearean reading on the l."th of October. John B. Gough will deliver a temperance lecture Xov. 13. East Putney : F. B. Tierce, who em ploys a dozen or l." hands in the manu facture of chair stuff, spokes, etc., has lately replaced his old saw with a cir cular one, and Mibstiuted a TiO horse power steam engine for his old on of 12 liorte 4Hwert . A t Guilford : Deacon John Carpenter of the Ilinesburg district wa taken sick in the midst of haying, and on Wednesday of last week his neighbors to the number of J(5 turned out and finished up the job fop him, the women taking charge of the indoor affairs while the men did the hay ing. The act speaks well for the neigh Ixirhood and shows the estimation in which the deacon is held. WEST BRATTLEBORO Mrs. Carrie White of Allston, Mass., is visiting Miss Edna Wheeler. G. A. Hobinson of Old Bennington was a business visitor in town yesterday. Miss Sadie Winchester is spending' the week-end in the home of Charles Iligley. Miss Bettv Ram.sdeil of Boston is spending a few weeks with Miss Konalda J Locke. " Merle Corbett of .Boston is at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. U. B. Corbett. , . ' - P. T. Van Bibber of Gardner, Mass., was a visitor in the. home of H. P. While yesterday. Allen Clark of North Amherst, Mass., was a guest of his sister, Miss Hattie Clark, Thursday. Mrs. Clyde Butler and Miss Lottie Plant have returned from a week's stay in Springfield (Vt.), II. P. White and Mrs. B. S. Miller are in Belmont visiting in the home of Mr. White's parents. . Miss Ruth Helyar of Boston is a guest, of her brother, J. I. Helyar, and family at II. S. Miller's. Mrs. R. I). Sherman has returned to Fitchburg, Mass.. after visiting several days with Miss Edna Wheeler. Rev. James Clark, who visited his brother, Lafayette, has returned to his home in Brookfield, this state. Mrs. Rose Stellman returned Thurs day from Syracuse, N. Y., where she .vis ited her son, Louis, and family, Mrs. Bessie Jollivette and two daugh ters of Bridgeport, Conn., visited their cousin, Mrs. 1. W. Harris Thursday. Mrs. F. A. Broolce of South Attleboro, Mass., is spending several days in the home of her sister, Mrs. S. B. Worden. Mrs. Briggs and Mr. and Mrs. Allen of Athol, Mass., were guests Thursday of the former's sister, Mrs. Mary Blanch ard. The Baptist Sunday school is holding its annual picnic on Charles Winches ter's grounds today, meeting at the church about 0 o'clock. " Mr. and Mrs. Chester M. WalchJ who had been visiting their sister, Mrs. Marion W. Fnrnum, have returned fo their home in Hartford, Conn. Mrs. F. H. Ha dlock and daughter. Hazel, are expected to return tomorrow from a week's' visit with relatives in Pittshehl and Hinsdale, Mass. Mrs. Carrie Paine and daughter, Miss Mabel Wilson, of Southwick. Mass., are visiting in the homes of Airs. Wilbert Renfrew and Mrs. James Gibson. F. G. Helyar went Thursday to Mor risvill N. Y., to join his family. Mr. and Mrs. J. 1. Helyar accompanied him to Grejnlield, Mass., where he boarded a train. Mr. and Mrs. Richard O'Mott returned to Xew York city this morning after visiting several days in tlie home of their uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. I. H. Win chester. J. S. Morse sustained a broken rib Wednesday when he fell while working on the road on Benson's curve. Mr. Morse suffers with pain and soreness, but is up around. lie is 82 years old. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mills and son. Les lie, of Putnam, Conn.: .Miss Laura Ty- ler of Worcester. Mass., and Mrs. James Ii ot (renfieldivh(. arfn n nnruio- bile tour through th? states -called on Mrs. i. B. Worden yesterday. The union meeting in the Congrega tional church tomorrow evening at 7.oO will be of special interest. Dr. Clarke of Springfield (Vt.), president of the Ver mont Anti-Saloon league, will speak on Law Enforcement. He is a strong leader for righteousness and reform, a man of powerful personality and a very force ful speaker. All who are interested in good citizenship are invited to attend. BRATTLEBORO LOCAL James A, Zallett,' professional at the Brattleboro Country club, and Jacob P. Estey were among the entrants in the in vitation golf tournament at Woodstock today. A light six Studibaker owned by Dr. R. II. Miner of Windsor, Vt., was dam aged yesterday morning above Putney. In rounding a curve the car hit a stone and left the road, both front wheels being smashed. The car was brought to the Manley Garage for repairs. On Wednesday evening, through invi tation of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Sargent, 100 or more Grangers met at their home in Slab Hollow. A bountiful repast was enjoyed, a long table being arranged on the lawn. The evening was spent de lightfully with piano and vocal music, speeches and recitations.. When starting for their respective homes everyone was saying. "How good in the Sargents!" and "What a lovely time we have had!" A good-sized audience and at times an appreciative one attended the perform ance of Shuffle Along in the Auditorium last evening. It was a lively show, with plenty of syncopated music and fancy toot work of the kind Negroes are so capable of putting over, but it fell short ofbeing tlie kind of a show that its namesake made so successful in New York for the simple and obvious reason that the performers weren't Broadway people. That is frequently the case with road companies, advance advertising to the contrary notwithstanding. How ever, the performance went along with plenty of pep and was well staged and costumed.- IIIGII SCHOOL BOY DROWNS. Brallichoro Reformer Coupon Webster's Home, School and Office Dictionary (ILLUSTRATED) How lo Get It for the nominal cost of manufacture and distribu tion. -.'.. ... 1 Coupon and 98c secure this latest Dic tionary and Book of Gen eral Knowledge, Includ ing the 1920 Census. Putney: Dr. D. P. Webster and II. 11. P.aker were returning from East Putney Tuesday afternoon and as they were crossing the bridge that spans the rail road near George Leach's the .r o'clock train going north came along. The horse became frightened and overturned the buggy and both occupants were severely injured and the buggy was badly demor alized. The carriage passed over the person of Mr. Baker. . The doctor pro cured another buggy, helped Mr. Baker in and started for home, but before driv ing far the doctor's eyesight began to fail and he soon became blind and lost the use of his left arm and was thought to be in a critical condition, but both he and Mr. Baker are now both doing well and it is thought will be 'about soon. J Townshend : Townshend has com pleted its subscription of eight times its grand list in aid of the West River railroad. Inexperienced Swimmer Takes Would-Be Rescuer Down With Him. . HAVERHILL, Mass., Aug. 10. Gor don Morey. l(-y ear-old sophomore in the Haverhill high school, and the son of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Morey of 0 Summit avenue, was drowned yesterday afternoon while swimming in Country pond New ton, N. II., a few miles outside - Haver hill. The youth, who was just learning to swim, dived from a raft inthe pond and, coming to the surface, called for help. Stanwood Dobbins, at whose camp Morey was staying, plunged into the water, but the other sank from sight and did not reappear. The body was recov ered with grappling irons more than an hour later. Mrs. George Dobbins, mother of Stanwood. nydied to Haverhill in an automobile and took a pulmotor to the pond, but efforts to revive the youth were without avail. The Mississippi valley contains more than one-half of the total population of the United States. Choice Meats Fancy Groceries West Brattleboro: The school in dis trict No. 15 taught by Miss M. A. King, closed July 2Gth with an exhibition at which but a few of the parents were pres ent as it was very stormy. The pupils recited well." Those who were neither absent nor tardy were Willie Harris, Lewis' Harris. Emma Carpenter,. Mary Carpenter,1 -Alice Heseook and Mattie Newton. Those absent but not tardy were Laura Powers, George Wellman and Frank Harris. West Brattleboro: Miss M. L. Sted man has accepted an otter as teacher of painting in the young ladies' college, at Aurora, N. Y. BULL SELLS FOR $6,000. Jersey Animal 13 Years Old Brings Top Trice. PORTLAND, Me.. Aug. 19. David L. Moulton. attorney for the Portland water district and breeder of Jersey cat tle at his large farm in Falmouth, has just sold a 12-year-old bull for $(..000. the largest sum, it is said, ever paid for an animal of its age in the United States. The bull was purchased bv one .w, i,M;ri Olt-euillg CSl ;l 01 lSUmelltS in jthe country, which is located in Kansas Present or mail to this paper, one coupon with 98c to cover cost of handling, packing, clerk-hire, etc. Add 10c for postage if sent by mail. It Pays to Be a Reader of the BRATTLEBORO DAILY REFORMER Walter S. Pratt Insurance Covering livery Need Rooms 3 and 4, American BIdg. Vacations will be more enjoyable if you know the amount of insur ance on your household goods is suilkient. This office will be glid to assist you in eliminating all worry re eardiug your insurance needs. .' rbone 759 Today Only PRINCESSjJflf' THEATRE ." - TOM MIX -IN- "Up and Going" Light-hearted, Laughter-Loving, Laughter-Making Adventure gets him into trouble but he', ets into love by himself. Greatest Under-water Fight Ever Seen by an Audience; Play Up Smashing Climax Up and Going is a picture truly remarkable in spirited action, extraordinary scenic beauty and tremendous climax. It shows Tom Mix at his best throughout. It shows him not only as a daring, and wonderfully skilled horseman and rough and ready fighter in a righteous cause, but ag a canoeist who is an expert of the first rank. Up and; Going is great and thrilling enter tainment; but the fight under water a fight for life presents a scene-never before approached in its startling quality. Stanley in Africa Matinee 2.30, Admission, ' Children 10c, Adults 20. Evenings 7-8.45, Admission, Children 15c, Adults, 28c. - ' - . , - V '" i., ' Monday, One Day Only James Oliver Curwood's Drama of the Hudson Bay Country "Jan of th e nows 9? A Story as Big as the Great Outdoors ,. ONE DAY ONLY :Houghton & Simonds: Monday Morning at 8 A. M. The Doors Open On THE 41st AND IT La "...I m-.t. - 4 IS 3 Twice a Year in Jem my and August This Store Cleans House by selling merchandise . while it is still new AT A BARGAIN PRICE iThist sale lasts two) weeks arid every day will be BARGAIN DAY.