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THE 13 R ATTLEB O R O DAILY REFORMER, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 1G, 1922.
50 Years Ago Haypenings of September, 1872, Taken from the Files of The I'hocnix thisv village, of prominent and Unitarian church in which lie remained a liberal supporter. JAMAICA: The Grant & Wilson club organized here a few weeks aRO, had an impromptu lias raising last Monday with speeches by Charles Tiurn liam, llev. C. 1 Frenyear and Benja min Muzzy, followed by a" salute of 'M gnn. There was quite a crowd in attendance. Miss SpraKtie'. rive a voin't-tt at Two hundred people from this place attended the Kepublioau mass meeting at Lake Pleasant Wednesday. We had another toac-Ii of hot Weather on Sunday, the !'th iust., the mercury running up to and ;M ia the after noon, and i:o :ln,vr ia tills vicinity. class of 5t pupils will the town hall on the eveiuiiif ft ,'jptemiter IS. Assistance will be ivnderd bv s.;rne of our best Finders ai.d a rich treat may be ex pected. Horace Greeley passed through this place on the Wednesday afternoon train em route for St. .lohnsbury where he is to deliver the address at the state fair. Hut few people, were at the station and no public demonstration was m-.tde. Miss 1'ichmond will give a course, if dancittjr lessons to beginners, commenc ing Saturday afternoon, September 11 at three o'clock p. m. William 11. MVaand Fred H. Mead, formerly of this village, arrived in New Yolk on Su iday l:tt, mt steamer I'i-'.vit. The former has been residue; at Florence, Italy pursuimr his studies in architecture until about siv montlis ago. when hi.-: brother joined him there and togtther they have made a tour of the principal European cities. S. M. Spencer, who for several years h;is b'en engaired in the nui'i.factni'e of stencil dies ami outfit in tliis phie-. h'' b 'U'.'ht out the rival est a'-lishmerit of L. S. Metcalf in l'.o-ton and will re m.ve his busii:ess to that citv. LEGION VETERANS AT ST. JOHNSBURY business Way I'mler lie- of Annual Convention Tod iy Addresses by publican Candidates. St. .lOHXSHrRY, Sept. 10. Two hundred members of the Vermont American Legion attended the opening session of the annual convention here. Past Department Commander John F. Sullivan, presided. Senator Ilavid I. Wabdi of Massachu setts, who was to have 'been a speaker last night's session, was detained in Washington by oflicial business. Ad dresses were delivered by Governor II. illness, pedfield Proctor. Kenuhliean ni'ininei- for governor, jttnl F. G. Fleet wood of Morrisville, Republican con gressional l.oriiiiee. Uusiness sessions of convention are Loins l.eKl today. Messrs. High from the Hratt 1 t hree-quart ers cate.l - & Church Jia ve Vim-Tit I loiro Manufact uf imr ( . c.f n acre of hind lo- I on riat street ami will imn!'di-i iit-lv comineiic" the putt'ro; up of :i two-storv buildini; 4U by tit feet, for th" manufacture of doo's. sa -h and blind- i and for geueriil jobbi will be thei'.iotor ami liore 'Wer purpose. is to be rig work. St ei" ' an engine of .'10 procured for the GlILFOIU). Mrs. X. W. Irury is expected to re turn Thursday from a visit in Fredonia. Mrs. It. I,. perry returned to her home from Jamaica Sunday. Miss Helen Miller will leave Monday to begin her sophomore year at Middle bury college. Mr. and Mrs. Lester T.arber went to P.oston Sunday for a few days' visit with friends. Mr. and Mrs. Oharles P.rinkerhoff, who have been .spending several weeks with" Mrs. Fairbanks and family, . left Monday for their return trip to "Florida. Several from this village attended the Greenfield fair Wednesday. Catherine and Klva Gallup and Harry Heals com prise the potato demonstration team which went to the state fair Wednesday with County Agent II. W. Harvey. Sessions of the Congregational Sun day school will be resumed next Sun day at 1.1 r p. in., preceding the regular service. Fveryone isv invited so that a successful school may be established. The Christian Endeavor topic for the veiling is, (Jetting an Education. The leader will be Samuel McClure. 23 24 2Pzf, 27 22 5- ' " 3 s o y 4t- BENNINGTON HARD HIT BY HAIL STORM Fruit and Corn Iiadly Damaged East Colerain Fanner Badly Iiurned Saving Stock. P.ENNINGTOX. Sept. .10. Hail stones measuring an ineh and three quarters in diameter fell during a heavy storm in this district early last night. The fruit crop was damaged by the hail ami standing corn was slit from the stalks. All telephone lines connecting with rural districts were put out of com mission by "the storm. It was impossible to estimate the extent of the property damage. I Can you finish this picture? Draw from one to two and so on to the end. Much Damage by Lightning. GREENFIELD. Mass.. Sept. lfi Dwiirht Smead. 7.".-vear-old farmer at J East Colerain on Shelburuo mountain. six miles lroni here, was seriously burned last night in a futile attempt to save livestock in his barn, which was tired by lightning at the height of a hail and thunder storm that swept the west ern part of Franklin county. Fiv horses were killed and ,r0 tons of hay destroyed. The damage at Smead's place was estimated at $10.0M). He is at the Franklin County hospital here. In East P.ernardston, on the road to Xorthlield. tire, started by a Inilt of lightning, destroyed the farm buildings of Leon P.nrrows, together with th" household furniture, an automobile and this year's crop of hay. The damage was approximately $ 1 o.Ot K I. Street Ilailv.ay Disabled. nOCHESTEH. X. H.. Sept. 10. Lightning did much damage here last night when a thunder storm passed over the town about S.:J0. Electric lights were out for more than an hour and the street railways had no power. A barn owned liv Ceori'e Crickey was struck by lightning and burned to The loss is partly covered BRATTLEBORO LOCAL WEST BRATTLEBORO the ground, by insurance. th The body of Xeleour A. Godfrey, an ! orphan boy about It! year-! of agi , j grandson of t lie late Gcorsre Xewmnri i of th;s place, was found at the einete'-- j Monday morning with n oistol sh.-t j through the heart and a revolver Ivin-r' near hint on the ground. His right ! ha ml was smoked bv povd!r, evidently produced by the di-ch'llge of the pj-tol in h;: ow n hand and an inque-t w t- ' ied unnecessary. Xo cause for th I act is known. The boy lad for sever;-'! weeks b'-en e?niih ved bv the Vermeil Xati'nnl I'ank and was highly esteemed by his acquaintances. Town representatives elected in Wind ham county are as follows: Athens. C. A. Wyman. Pi -at f I d-oi o. Kittled-:" Haskins. Pro'.kiim-, H. M. Whitnty. Dover. S. H. Sherman. Dmiimerston. S. L. Dutton. tlraftun. J. O. Wvimii. lui'ford. II. H. Field. Halifax. C. V. Grifltn. Jamaica, Charles S. Clark. Iindomb'rrv. E. S. Harrington. Marlboro, W. W. Lvnde. Xewfane. 1). I). Dickinson. Putney. D. P. Webster. Pock ingham. A. X. Swain. Somerset. Ho'lis Tn-;i. St rat ton. i:. H. Willis. T!wnsliend. M V. Ballon. V-rnon. A. Wh'tlmd. 'M-.l-bofo. L. f Xewdl. Ar,.Nt i,linst.-r. Mf-ed Stevens. A'.'liq inch11 m. Ta'deT Star". Wilpilnetop. O. E. T-MteT-fi, .,. AA'imlham, Georg" Dimick. George Xewman. one cif tln ohl-'st and most respected citizens of Jhattle iioro died at his residence on the moiv; icg of the 11th inst., of heart disease, after a brief illness, at the aire of 7!. Mr. Xewman had been a resident of this town for more than til) years. P.orn at Seekonk, Mass., he removed with hi. parents at an early age to Marlh--o Yt.. whet:ce he came to this place when a mere lad. He served the town in manv capacities and for two years vvs its represent at h e at the legislature. H was one of the original members of the WEST GLILFOKD. There will be services in the Baptist church Sunday as usual bv It. U. Tel fcr. ). J. Hale has been ill a few days. Dr. G. P.. Hunter of West lirattlcboro attended him. Lewis and Wilbur Whitaker of Xew t'nie are chopping for E. Ii. Thomas. They are boarding with Mrs. George Watson. Miss Lottie Kabcock of has been staying with Mrs ols tfie jiast month, went Tuesday to Xorthlield to enter the seminary. Miss Miriam Xiehols returned to her .-chool i-.i Westminster Sunday night after spending the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Xiehols. Putney, who, A. G. Xich-I E. S. Ilev. Laptist o'clock ; Mrs. t m t WEST HALIFAX. Cooke is visiting in town. Mr. Bussell will preach in church next Sunday at Sunday school at 12. E. B. Hubbeil, who spent sum th 11 e with he: parents m uis returned to ln-r home Mr. and Mrs. Walter and Miss Minnie Hill of Bristol, here. Hill of ( iilstllil. (. on n., Keene X. II.. Clark were guests ot Mr. and Mrs. C. F and family Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Xiles of Circleville. Ohio, alter visiting some time in the hwiue of Xiles Plumb, returned home Monday. They were accompanied by M. X. Plumb, who will spend two mouth with them. There will be preaching in the Bap tist church Sunday morning at 11. bv Key. A. S. Buzzell; topic. True Courage. In the evening at 7 the topic will be. What Makes the Church Strong? In the morning the pastor will give an object talk, for the children, in which he will be assisted' by one of the boys from the Bible school. It is hoped that many will avail themselves of the op i poiiunity to attend these services. All j who heard Mr. Buzzell. last Sunday re- ct ived help and inspiration." ?Ir. and Mi s. Meulii r closed summer home on Ames hill this w ek and went to their home in Montclair. X. J. Mr. ami Mrs. J. S. Marsh and family, who spent the summer in the John Bar rows cottage on Ames hill, returned this week to their home in Monti-lair, X. J. Miss Claru Crosier, who attends the Brattlehoro h-gh school and boards with Mrs. Jane iligiev. went yesterday to her home in Halifax to visit until Sun day afternoon. Mi-s French entertained the tenders in the Academy building and a few friends at a corn roast at the home of Mr. and Mrs. .1. L. Barney this we;k. It was an enjoyable airair. Mrs. Crge Ludzus and sop were fortunate in escaping si-rious injury Thursday evening. wlu;n their Imive lie came frightened near the log cabin on Long hill and ran. A corn roast vtis in progress there ami it is thought the liuht from the fire startled the hor.-e. Mrs. Ludzus pulled on the reins, one of which broke, and she was thrown from the c: rrhtge. Her son jumped, and neither was injured to any extent. The horse kept running up the hill tuitii near the (Jammel place, when he turnel into the yard and made a dash into the birnvard. where the wagon overtur.net'. The dashboard was smashed and part of the harness were broken. Dover Icft in Darkness. DOYEIt. X. 1 1.. Sept. 10 A violent thunder storm which passed oyer this citv last evening interrupted the electric lighting service and plunged the greater part of the city in darkness. Hani in torrents. fell Lightning Hums landmark. XOILWAY. Me., Sept. 10. During a heavy thunder shower the barn of Uob ert Schenk on Pike's hill, just outside of j the village, was burned last, evening. : (iestro ii'.g seven cows, a bull, a horse, a I large quantity of hay. all the farm tools land a milk house. Mr. and Mrs. Schenk r had just returned from the village ami the carriage in which they came was burned, together with their purchases. also Mrs. Sehenck's handbag containing a sum of money. The buildings were among the oldest in Xorway, having been built ll'J years ago. CONG HF ;.T I ON.V LI STS CLOSE. Dr . De Harry of Spring field, Mass., Makes Plea for Negro. MIDDLKUl'UY. Sept. It!. Tim Con gregational convocation closed it four thly session yesterday with it series of lectures. A cloini sermon and the celebration of the Lord's Supper. One (d the notable addresses of the ay va given by Dr. IVP.-utv of -Springfield. Mass.. on the Appeal of the Xegro Pace. It was a thrilling presentation of the results of slavery upon the black race, and a hopeful outlook for the future. LOWEHS TRACK KECOHD. Single G. Paces Mile in 2.0 at White Hiver Junction. WHITE j:iVEK JCXCTIOX. Sept. 10. The track record of -Mt 1-2 was lowered yesterday at the Vermont state fair by Single C which paced a mile in -'.(Hi. This was necomplislpvl under- th" mot unfavorable conditions. Th;' track was heavy ami the rating win held up until lU'ti p..m., wkuu.-iho.-free-foi -u'l pace, "t" nr nTrrr.-e rf ?r,tKrt:vrtit -mti-nt.- Three horses st-artei, -.nle !, mak ing th quarter ifi alnrwinH, the half in l:l-'5, the three-quarter mile in 1 :.'; and the mile in L'tllil Hut two heats were contested before a heavy down pour prevented further racing. Two heats al-o were trotted in free-for-all trot, and 2:U trot. The attendance was :5.0OO. CHURCH NOTICES. Swedish Lutheran church, Cassling pastor. Sunday 10..".l a. in. and 7..". p.. m. Luther league meeting at S day. Ladies' Aid meeting at S p Snndav afternoon service in Keene. Hey. O. E. service at Wednesday, p. m. Fri- m. All are cordially services and invited meetings. to attend these I magine Being Kissed by A Strange Garage Mechanic And next to find that he was your own husband. That was the experience of Mrs. Alden. The mechanic filled the automobile tank with "gas," then leaped onto the running board and made osculatory salute to the owner. She didn't recognize him as "Jim" Alden until after the car sped away. GEORGE ARLISS is the emperor of refined fun aaf "Jim" Alden in rlie Ruling Passion j Princess Theatre Monday and Tuesday 5? When You Buy Life Insurance You are not spending your money but depositing it with an institution which can render you a service that you cannot get from any other source. THE TRAVELERS will give you the most for your money. Fred W. Putnam Insurance Agency Phone 54 State Agents 20 American Building Closer to you than your own family laundress Our modern family laundry service is closer to you, even more directly under your per sonal control, than the washing which the family laundress takes home with her. We regard your wishes in everything we do. Isn't this a factor worth considering when you send your washing out? Phone us, and we'll gladly tell you more about the various types of family service we can give you. The Custom Laundry 6 Church St., 'Phone 222 W. T. Carney lias added a half-ton Overland truck to his automobile service. J. W. Izardj tailor, has hired room S in Crosbv hlock. recently vacated lv (V1. li. W. (jibson. and will open his tailoring business there Monday. Teams representing the Brattlehoro nd Greenfield Country clubs are play ing a match over the local course this afternoon. Following the match the visitors will be entertained at dinner at the club. The Woman's Foreign Missionary so ciety of the Methodist church will meet with Mrs. 1. II. Fraser of 79 Canal street next -Thursday at i o'clock. All those having mite boxes are asked to bring or send them in. A. V. Roberts, Durant distributor for this territory, has been notified that he has been appointed to establish a llrat tleboro branch of the Star Motor Co. of Vermont with complete charge of mar keting this car in -this territory. .The Star car is to sell for $34X f. o. b. fac tory and manufacture on a large scale is about to begin at the various Durant plants. Sedgwick Woman's Relief corps will hold its annual inspection Monday even ing in i. A. It. ball. 1 ne department president. Mrs. Ruth K. Smith., will be present. Previous to the meeting, a sup jwr will be served at (J o'clock, to which t lie (J. A. 11. veterans are invited. All members of the ltelief corps are asked to be present. Ilev. and Mrs. Oscar E. Cassling were pleasantly surprised last evening in their new home at JS Chestnut street by be tween ;0 and 40 members of the Ladies' Aid society' of the Swedish Lutheran church and their husbands. A social time was held during the evening and Klias Wennersten presented an envelope con taining a sum of money to Mrs. Cassling. Kev. -Mr. Cassling responded feelingly and thanked the guests for the friend ship and esteem shown toward the recipi ents. Refreshments were served and songs and music enjoyed. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph .T. Kldridge were called last niht to Sheiburne Falls, Mass., y the death if his father, tieorge 1). Kldridge, which occurred yes terday mrnin..r in the Franklin Count v Jew it a!, in in-n(ie,ld.- The funeral will be held Sund-iv afternoon anil will be in charge of Mountain lodge of Mt sons, of which' Mr. Kldridge was past master. Hesides his wife he leaves two sons, R. .1. Kldridge. mauag.-r of the New Kngsand Telephone & Tele graph Co's office in UratMeboro, and Phillip R. Kldridge of Sheiburne Falls. Does Desire For wealth rule your every day life, govern all your ac tions? See GEORGE ARLISS in "The Ruling Passion" at the PRINCESS THEATRE MONDAY a:id TUESDAY FIRE and LIFE Insurance Strong, Reliable Companies Sanford A. Daniels Crosby Block, Brattlehoro TV V' V - 113 State St. Teeth Teeth Teeth Dr. Fred V. BIrkell, the New Method DenlM, wishes to announce to the citizens of lirattleboro that for a short time he will make his Best $25 Set of Teeth for 15. These teeth are tlie same quality teeth that den tists charge $35 to $50 a set and guaranteed. Teeth Extracted Without Pain. Only one visit to his office is necessary to be fitted by his new method, tiold Crowns and Iiridgework. For appointment call phone Walnut 82, or write. 25 Years Experience. Inferences, some of Ilmf I lehnrn's lenilinfT riliicna - Patients desiring teeth same (lay should leave ou 5 a. in. train. Return 3.35 from SDrinrfiehl. DR. FRED F. BICKELL The New Method Dentist Phone Walnut RK2 SPRINGFIELD. MASS. 10.000 Miles Against Sione-Brulse RiniCut CANADIANS OPTMISTIC. Sure Nothing Can Stop Recent Tide of Prosperity. MONTREAL. Sept. 10. The rapid icttirn of the Canadian dollar to a point near par is attributed by Canadian hankers chiefly to the fact that Cana dian business has set its house in order. Revival of business in the United States also helped in the return, they say. "With bumper crops in si:;ht, marked activity in industry generally, together with increased government revenues and the return of the dollar to par, busi ness has taken on a confident tone," said one influential dominion banker. "In the face of this combination of influences making for recovery, strikes and rumors tSTTrfikes will have small effect. The fact is apparent that the tide of pros perity has again set iu and nothing can stop t. 3 fc .4 W I ?'". o - A Z.3 tit ilenge ia the "commodity" one purcliasss when buying a tire; not mere materials, but the serv ice that certain materials will per form when combined. Greater mileage is assured in I lydro- Foron tires because pro cesses and principles employed represent the industry greatest forward steps. The Internal Hydraulic Expan sion Process prevents defects from being built into the tire concealed from sight. The Toron (no-rot) chemical treatment of fabric gives greater tensile strength, greater holding power between layers, increased affinity for rubber and complete protection against the damaging effects of moisture. Hydro-Toron tires are oversize as big as cords, better than cords. Next time you are ready to buy tires, come in and let us show you the tire you have heard so much fcbout. W Bi as (oris Better than Cords-ai Lessilian Cordfrkes C -that G. A. DeWitt. Tel. 231-Y saaaaacaac. Last Cliance to Buy at Present Price Effective Monday, September 18, Price 102 Venro fit's Water Power irees a i i-e i i Vermont's ale. Electricity gen wP M"cU of f t t,-it produced velope, aUy equal to that P era 1 Ir 400,000 tons w from over w fromVermon. The poor .comP-"" ars, worth ot proper - A Safe Way to Invest , .t, M,w Work near Visa uic- w hest eu-- - ... world is oeu b , ft o stocK 111 " .1 a At. like to u-: nnmr AT in the won" - - b me a England and east 7V2 Cash In On Foresight Be fortified against elements beyond your con trol. Let this strong. agency carry the burden of the blow. GEORGE M. CLAY General Insurance Agency iagRra- . ,nds in the . ..f fnur YouiiiCDWJ: .Companies The Power orapa. dividends. pfd Stock and AJ 0r ten years. Balance olterea rrov free. - " Property Within the State FRED H. HARRIS Representing , BAKER, YOUNG & CO., BANKERS, BOSTON 3&