THE BRATTLEBORO DAILY REFORMER. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14,' 1922.
We are grateful for, the many kind
expressions of sympathy extended in ur
sudden bereavement and appreciate
deeply the silent tokens of esteem of our
dear one as expressed in the beautiful
llowers from the various organizations
and individuals; we appreciate also the
kindness of those who gave the use of
thir cars for the funeral.
Miss Ada A. Eddy, Mr. and Mrs. T.
Hruttlebaro, Vt., Oct. 14, 1022.
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Mr. and Mrs. Richard Ilowarth of
Camden. Me., have returned to their
home after visiting Mrs. Ilowartlfs
uncle. George W. Shuman. Mr. Ilowarth
is superintendent of a woolen mill in
Mr. Axtell was in Brattleboro
Wednesday on pension business.
Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Boyd have sold
their home and moved to Wilmington.
Ward Plimpton spent a vacation at
home last wek from bis work in Brattle
boro. Dr. O. V. Ilefflon assisted in the phy
sical examination of children at the New
fane fair this week.
A good delegation of Odd Fellows and
Rebckahs attended the district meeting
i;iid banquet at Newfane Oct. 5.
Mrs. Frank Farnum is ill. Her
mother. Mrs. Carrie Bowman of Ber
nardsfon, came Wednesday to care for
Ir. George Hopkinson, George, jr.,
and Miss Emily Hopkinson came Sar
day from Boston for a few days' vaca
tion at their farm here.
Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Parsons. Mrs. W.
W. Kidder, Miss Fsteile Williams and
?.I;ss Hanna Hal-men took a trip over
the Mohawk trail Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Heury Chamberlain of
Londonderry ami Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
Wilder and son of Bondville were Sun
day visitors at W. K. Allen's.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Warren and
Mr. and Mrs. George Alien of Spencer,
Mass.. s;ent Suntlay recently with Mr.
WiTren's sister. Mrs. I). W. Hitchcock.
Mrs. Carrie Moore. Mrs. Mary Har
rington and T. E. White attended the
funeral of their sister anil aunt. Mrs. Ad
die Smith, in Marlboro. X. H.. Thursday.
George Morse was their chauffeur.
Callers at M. E. Johnson's Sunday
were Mrs. George Mather, Mrs. George
Prouty. Mrs. 1. Hopkins, Fred Mather
a?id Misses Rena. Florence and Merle
Mather of Brattleboro, and Mrs. N. E.
Miss Bingham, who was ill with
sufficiently to to her home in Chester
the last of the week. It has sine.- been!
learned that she is very ill. Miss Ran-,
ney ot Sax tons River has been engaged
'Mr. and Mrs. George Morse. II. II.
Forrester und Mr. Axtell attended Wil
mington fair and visited the dam in
Whitingham last Wednesday. Mr. and
Mrs. Arthur Ball and son. Mrs. E. (J.
Fames. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kidder and
Dorr Wakefield also attended Wilming
ton fair. All report a fine time.
Beginning Nov. 1 and until further no
tice mails will close at the postotlice as
follows: For South Wardsboro. S a. in.;
for Brattleboro and beyond, except Sat
ij ri hi. vs. at JS.50 a. m; Saturdays only,
7.45 a. ni. ; for West Wardsboro, 5.43
n. m. The postoffiee will le onen from
7.45 a. ni. to 7.15 p. m.. and Saturdays
to ' p. in. -
Th-'inns Williams's auction Saturday
was well attended and brought gotd
money for things sold. Mr. Williams
and family are to locate in Townshend,
it is understood, where they have two
children in hi-.'h school ' and others to
follow. Mr. Williams's leaving town
creates a vacancy on the school board
and all regret the removal of the family I
from town. '
A good number responded to the invi
tation to be present at the Methodist
church Ralley day, which was observed
last Sunday morning at a joint session
of the Sunday school and regular morn
ing service. Songs and recitations were
given by 20 children from the village
and South hill schools, a short address
was given by the pastor and a series
of rally songs were sung by a larger
choir than usual, accompanied bv Miss
Carrie Ware at the organ and Ray
Plimpton with the cornet. The church
was tastefully and attractively decorated
with potted ferns, plants in bloom aud
cut flowers. Thanks are due to all who
in any way assisted to make the occasion
SOI TII WARDSBORO.
Merle Stocker and Eeon Stocker are
baleing hay in Dummerston.
Mrs. Arthur Gibson came from New
York city Oct. '4 and joined her family
'Mrs. Percy Knapp is seriously ill.
Her mother, Mrs. Clark, is helping care
Mrs. Lydia Harris went to West
Townshend enroute for her home in
About 2."i men gathered at Austin
Reed's and helped to raise the frame for
Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Daniels of Keene,
N. II., spent Friday with her sister,
There will be a steVeopticon lecture
at the church Monday evening, Oct. K,
at S o'clock, after which refreshments
will be served in the vestry.
Mr. I'cbles of Plymouth, N. II.. has
bought Harry Sage's farm and will take
possession next spring. The many
friends of the family regret to learn of
this sale and it is hoped Jthat the family
will at least decide to remain in town.
PRESENTS FUEL SITUATION.
(Continued from Page One)
The fuel question, as expounded by Mr.
Daniels also was of much timely inter
est. Mr. Daniels said that the yearly
needs of the town were about 13,000
tons of hard coal. According to the
Pennsylvania Fuel commission, our al
lotment this winter will be 50 per cent
of what we bought last year. On April
1, 1021, there were 3,000 tona of bard
coal in the local dealers' bins ; this year
at the same date there were less than
1,000 tons, partially due to the fact that
the dealers found it unprofitable to pay
taxes on coal which the listers taxed un
der the law. Last vear, 11,000 tons were
bought so that 50 per cent of this
amount or 5,500 tons, will be our al
lotment this winter. To Oct. 1. only
2,500 tons bad been delivered, whereas
under normal conditions at least 50 per !
. M .!,.. . . 1 - ,
it-Hi ui me natural consumption oi coal
should have been delivered by the first
of this month. We have, therefore, an
allotment of less than 4.000 tons more
to be delivered for the balance of the
year, which ends,' on April 1. In reality,
we need 10,000 more tons.
The situation is being somewhat re
lieved. Mr. Daniels stated, by the use of
soft coal "nd wood, which will cut down
the use of coal this winter by 3.000 or
4.000 tons. However, it is impossible to
see any way out of the dilenma of being
4,000 tons t-hort this winter. At the
present time, dealers are very short of
coal. East Wednesday, thete were only
30 tons of coal in the dealers' bins here
in Brattleboro. This is a record that we
have never had before and which we
don't want to see again.
However, we don't anticipate much
trouble in keeping warm this winter if
the people-will be honest. The local coal
dealers. E. B. Barrows and E. I?. Yau
vey, are honest in the delivery of coal,
and if the people will be honest with the
dealers as far as their wants are con
cerned, there will be no difficulty. It is
a good idea for everyone not to use bard
coal at least before Nov. 1; use wood or
something else. December, January and
February will be cooler than November,
so people should play safe and save their
coal for the later months.
Turning to the. question of wood. Mr.
Daniels said that we must economize
during this situation and burn more
wood. Thus far, the local committee has
not found it necessary to fix the price of
wood, but a full cord was going to be in
sisted upon and 15 is plenty to pav fin
it. and this means good rock maple wod
dried under cover.
During the next 30 to 40 days. Mr.
Daniels said, the situation regarding coal
will probably be somewhat relieved as
more coal cars will be released for use
here in the East by the expiration of
that time. Anyone, however, who really
is in need of coal should make bis
wants known to the local dealers who
will do their best to take care of them.
But boarding of coal will be prevented.
There are many other communities
that are just as badly off as Brattleboro.
and in some towns the following regula
tions have been put into effect:
First: Not to use any bard coal be
fore the 1st of November. Use wood or
some other substitute.
Second: No anthracite coal is to be
delivered to any customer having on
hand a supply of coal sufficient for 30
Third: No anthiftcite delivery to a
single customer -should be more than a
30-day supply: if a 30-day suppb" is less
than a ton. one ton may be delivered.
Fourth: To avoid duplication of or
ders the committee directs the lo-al deal
ers to deliver coal only to their regular
Fifth: We urge jieople to use soft
coal, coke or wood whenever possible.
There are no restrictions on this kind of
fuel. . -
The local fuel committee has n"t yet
found it necessary to, rnfor"- thes ru!
Migs. but people are urged to follow
them, and in doing s everybody will be
satisfactorily taken enre of and will feel
ea'er and slee-i a little better.
Th progrmn f'r this afternoon and
tonight at the demonstration will con
sist of concerts both this afternoon and
evening. The exposition will close to
night. GREENFIELD WOMAN WANTED.
Minnie L. Knott Has Life Insur
ance of Husband Due Her.
GREENFIEED. Mass.. Oct. 14.
('l ief Thomas Manning of the Green
field police department wishes to learn
tbe whereabouts of Mrs. Minnie L.
Knott, who lived on Deerheld street from
U07 to I'M)'.. The chief's desire is due
to a letter e received from the Brother
hood of Railroad Trainmen recently. The
n.ttn tnte that Mrs. Knott was mar-
rod to a railroad yardman named John !
Keott. a native of Glossop. Eng. It is ;
believed that Mr. Knott was killed at ,
Toronto. Ont.. March .. leaving a ponc
the brothel -hoed payable to Mrs.
FIND Ill NTEK'S BODY.
Ti.,riit He Was Accident ally Sbot
Another Hunter in Maine.
SHERMAN. Me. Oct. 14. The IkkI.v
of Fay Shannon. 2.". of this town was
found "late Friday in the woods neai
B ray ley lake. 27 miles from Sherman.
Shannon had been hunting and the
authorities think he was accidentndy
shot bv another hunter.
Butter, creamery, lb. ..
Butter, dairy, lb
Oleomargarine, table, lb.
Oleo, nut, lb
Home-made lard, lb. . . .
Lard compound, lb
F.irjrs, local,-fresh, doz. .
Flour, bread, 's bag . . .
Flour, pastry, VH bag,,.
Sugar, white, lb
Beans, white, Ih
Beans, yellow eye
Rolled oats, lb
llice, Whole, lb.
Corn meal, cwt
Cracked -orn, cwt.
Mixed feed, cwt. ......
Hay, baled, ton
Bacon, Swift's Premium,
Beef roast, lb
Sirloin steak, lb
Porterhouse steak, lb. . .
Round steak, lb
Pot roast, lb
Pork chops, lb,
Sausage, lb. ...........
Salt pork, lb.
Ham, sliced, lb
Eamb, leg. lb
Eamb chops, lb. . , ;
Veal, steak, lb.
Pork, dressed, lb v..
Pork, live, lb
Veal, live, lb.
Fowls, live, lb.
Eggs, local, fresh, doz. . .
Butter, creamery, lb. ...
Mrs. E. F. Whitney of the River road
is Kcrioiudy ill.
Alyin Wilson of Brattleboro is work
ing for E. E. Blood. , ' ,
Miss Adeline Coburn of Melrose is
visiting Miss Rhona Patterson.
The "500" held their first meeting
Thursday at Mrs. II. E. Bailey's.
Harriet Alvord of South Amherst has
come to spend the week-end with her
sister, Mrs. D. II. Smith.
D. II. Smith is installing a milking
machine for Enos White of West Brat
tleboro. He is assisted by Leon Wood.
Mrs, Louise Wright of Woodstock is
visiting her grandmother. Mrs. Iena D.
Wright, and her aunt, Mrs. L. H. Bug
bee, several days.
Mrs. Lcorin Ingalls has gone to Bel
lows Falls to care for her sister, Mrs.
Bertha Farr, Mrs. Ingalls's two chil
dren are staying with her mother, Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Treadway went
Monday for a week's visit to his old
home in Shelter Island, N. Y. In their
absence Charles Farrington is running
the jitney and carrying the mails.
F. L. Pierce is able to be out again
after the accident he sustained recently.
He was helping load wood be had cut
when one log struck him in the left
shoulder, cracking his collar bone.
Miss Beula Williams of Haydenville,
Mass., Mrs. Finette Meaney of Clare
inont, N. II., and Vernon Williams and
family of BrattIeloro were called here by
the serious illness of their mother, Mrs.
M. G. Williams.
The Fortnightly club held its first
meeting of the season with Mrs. Bra ley
and Miss Bessie Braley on West hill.
There were 12 memlers and five guests
present. The roil call was responded to
by anecdotes, after which a domestic
hour was enjoyed. Refreshments were
served by the hostesses.
D a n id W. Culliton, a well known
resident of Keene. N. IE. and a mem
ber of the grocery firm of Shea & Culli
ton nearly 15 years, died Friday at his
home, 44 Madison street. His age was
4(5 years. The funeral will be held Sun
day afternoon at St. Bernard's church.
He had ben in failing health for several
montl s. Mr. Culliton was born Jan. 4,
1S7(. He went to Keene from Putney,
more than 20 years ago. He was a mem
ber of Keene lodge of Elks. Besides his
wife, he leaves one son, Daniel II. Culli
ton of Keene.
Mrs. Willis Can field i ill.
A number are ill with the prevaling
Mrs. Frank Griffin is visiting her sis
ter. Mrs. Canfield. '
Nelson French sjent several days last
week in Brattleboro.
William Fitzpatrick expects to finish
moving to Dover this week.
Leon Stocker has gone to Dummerston
Hill for several days to bale hay.
Joseph Lamarche and Mr. Scott are
helping Clarence Streeter dig potatoes.
School was closed Oct. 3 because of
the illness of the teacher, Mrs. Merle
There was a dance at Charles Frost's
Monday evening, a pleasant time being
enjoyed by all.
Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Frost and family
of Brattleboro. visited Sunday at Charles
Frost's and Sherman Waites's.
Mr. and Mrs. Williaiu Pineo and
Mary Fletrher were in Brattleboro
Monday. William Frost took them in
Those attending Wilmington fair from
here were Leon Stocker, Merle Putnam,
Dorr Wakefield and Mr. and Mrs.
Recent visitors at Joseph Lamarches
were his sister, Mrs. Fred Henrichon
and husband and Mrs. Ilenrichon's son,
Wilfred and his wife and little daugh
ter, Edna, all of Three Rivers, Mass.
Mr. and Mrs. George Ellis and daugh-i
ter Lvelvn also Mrs. Ellis s father,
George Farnham have been visiting Mr.
and Mrs. Edward Farnham. They have
now returned to their home in Griswold,
.Sunday visitors at L. ,T. Foster's were
George Tuttle of Walpole, N. IE. Mr.
and Mrs. Ervin Tuttle and two children,
of Alstrad. X. II.. Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Chainberlin and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
Wilder of Bondville also Mrs. Ada
In West Brattleboro (Melrose hos
pital). Oct. 4, a daughter to Mr. and
Mrs. Floyd E. Ryder.
In ' Whitinjrbiim. jOet. i, a daughter.
Kathleen Pearl, to Mr. and Mrs. 'arl
I'ace. Kranddaiiyhter to Herbert Baj;e
and Mr. and Mrs. Archie Morse, and
preat-Ktnnddaushter to Mrs. Abbie
Morse and Fred Newell of Whitiimham
and Mrs. Sarah Smith of Bangor, Me.
Are the Seasonable Flower.
Step into our store and see
Hopkins the Florist, Inc.
If you want the
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Members of Besse-Foster
Farewell Reception a Surprise.
A good number of neighbors and friends
met at the schoolhouse Wednesday eve
ning, Oct. 4, to give Mr. and Mrs. Harold
Henderson and Oliver Olson a surprise
in the form of a farewell reception. The
evening was pleasantly occupied with
visiting, games and impromptu enter
tainment features. The latter included
several selections by Mr. Henderson on
his violin. Mr. Henderson is both a
violinist and maker of violins. The one
on which be played on this occasion be
ing the first one he made. Other feat
ures were vocal duets bv Miss Fiske of
Mel rose, Mass., and E. O. Allen of Ja
maica, reciting by George Collins and
group singing. Refreshments of cocoa,
sandwiches and cake were served. This
community is sorry to lose such excel
lent neighbors, and it is hoped that they
will decide to return next year to their,
place here, which they have not yet sold.
Harold Henderson disposed of about
700 fowls recently.
Miss Crandcll of Townshend spent a
few days last week at Harold Hender
Mrs. Martha Howe of Guilford called
at A. W. Kidder's and G. II. Gleason's
Mrs. Alfred Capen and child of Clare
mont, N. II., visited at O. L. Allen's and
A. E. Gleason's last week.
Guy Peirce carried Mr.-and Mrs. Har
old Henderson and Oliver Olson to Brat
tleboro Monday on their way to Melrose
Ralph Howe, who sold his farm some
time ago to A. E. Gleason. is moving his
family into Miss Maude Howard's house
in West Townshend.
Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Pierce and daugh
ter. Lois, carried Mrs. W. C. Lippincott
to the Pittsford sanitarium Saturday.
She stood the trip much better than was
Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Butler and Mr.
and Mrs. F. M. Butler motored to Rut
land Saturday night to visit Judge But
ler and , family, returning home Sunday
y. J. Allen and daughter, lone, of
Springfield. Mass.. came Saturday to Xed
Peirce's after bis mother. Mrs. F. II.
Allen, who returned home with them
Sunday for a visit.
In Brattleboro, Oct. 13, Miss Margaret
Ellen Dale. 00.
In Alstead. X. II., Oct. 12, .William!
Warner Dinsmore, G5. '
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