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MAY 21, 1920. i V 5 ..
THE 13AKKK DAILY TIMES, BAKHK, FRIDAY, L I i What Investment Com pares With Furniture ? An automobile quickly depreciates, and is a constant expense .to operate. A trip is soon but a memory. Jewels give only occasional pleasure to one in dividual, and entail anxiety for their security. So with most indulgences and pleasures. But Furniture Furniture requires but the original investment. There is no upkeep. It affords not joy to one, but many. Its comfort is not occasional, but constant. It yields daily dividends in the most desirable currency of the realm comfort and enjoy ment. Visit us for Furniture. THE OLD RELIABLE B.W.Hooker&Co. UNDERTAKERS BEST UP-TO-DATE MOTOR AMBULANCE SERVICB City ratal taint aa htn-drivTi ambulancs; diftanca ealli at raaaonaMa terms. (I The N. D. PhdpS CO. he. I WHY Pay fancy prices for your auto tire when you can buy Em pire Non-Skid 6,000-mile Fabric Shoes and 8,000-mile Corda right here in Barre at prices which will surprise you? Come in and see our tires. For Cash 30x3 $14.00 . 30x3 Vi $16.50 Other sizes equally low. We are offering you the benefit of our early buying and believe we are giving you the best purchase on the market to-day. Obtain our prices before you buy elsewhere. Phone 28 Barre, Vt. si': All Hats Cleaned By our process of Cleaning, Dyeing and Blocking, we can renew your old hat and save you money. New ribbons or bands attached. Bring them in now any and all kinds and be ready for the season. New Panama Hats, genuine and imitation, from $5 to $18. Our line of Polishes and Laces is most complete. Barre Shoe Shining and Hat Cleaning Parlors STROUTSOS BROS. Money Saving Specials for Saturday A good value Broom at 75c rieklcd Pigs Feet, pint jars 43c Krinkle Corn Flakes 3 packages for 23c Tryphosa 4 packages for 23c My-T-Fine Dessert 2 for 23c Marshmallow Creme 20c, 43c Everyday Evaporated Milk, per can 15c S. S. Pierce Salad Dressing, large bottle 43c Ace-High Cocoa, -Xh. cans 23c FRESH, CRISP VEGETABLES Lettuce, Celery, Spinach, Dandelions, and Texas Onions. DONT FORGET FRUIT Nice, yellow Bananas, Navel Oranges, juicy Grapefruit. TALK OF THE TOWN Children's tennis oxfords, 73c, Shea's. adv. Auction sale ai City Auction Mar ket Saturday. See adv. adv. Trimmed hats at lowest discount from now on. Mrs. Shallow, 5 Fofsythe place. John Booth of Chorry street, after passing a few days at his ihorae, re turned yesterday to Springfield. James Smart and Silvio L. Cardi left Wednesday night for Quincy, Mass., where Ihey expect to remain a few days on business. Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Noyes of Hotel Barre motored yesterday to Burlington to pass a few days in that city and vicinity on business. Alexander Voron of Tortland, Me., who for the pat week lias been visit ing with relatives in this city, returned yesterday to his home. Miss Ma-bol C'heever, daughter of Ed ward Cheevar of Hill street, who was recently operated upon at the Barre Oity hospital is recovering satisfac torily. Long-distance and general trucking; truck is also equipped to carry parties; will seat between 15 and 20 people. All pneumatic tires. Granite City Bottling Works. Mrs. George Lander and' daughter, Frederica of Washington street went to Burlington yesterday afternoon, wheTe they will visit with relatives for sev eral days. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Clark of South Main street were among the number of Barre people to attend the Odd Fel lows' convention in Burlington dur ing the past faw days. William Riviat, who recently sub mitted to an operation at the Barre City howpital for appendicitis, h slow ly improving, but expects to return to his home early next week. Over a score of our customers are using Parisian Sage to save and beau tify their hair. It removes all dandruff and etops itching scalp. Sold on guar antee. E. A. Drown. adv. . Special sale of two-, three- and four burner Kerogae oil stoves, the best in Barre. Largest line of new and second-hand ranges in Barre. Get prices. E. A. Prindle, Worthen block. Miss Glee Wood and Mies Emma Whitney jwent to Burlington yesterday to attend the meeting of the Rebekah lodge of Vermont, now holding its an nual convention in Burlington. Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Holden of South Main street and Mr. and Mrs, E. M. Tobin of Academy street left in a touring car yesterday for Boston, to pass the remainder of (the week. Miss Mary Patterson, Miss Sylvia Rizzi, Miss Mildred and Lua Higgs and Mis Bella Ralph motored yester day to Burlin.on to be present at de gree work of the Rebckah lodge. Albert Iluizy of Boston is passing a few days wiith his sister, Mrs. J. G. Pirie of Williamstown, he having passed through the city yesterday to make a brief visit with Barre friend. Harry King of Washington street, having recovered quite satisfactorily from a serious injury received while at construction work in Greenfield. Mass., is expected to arrive in this city this evening. William Feather, superintendent of the Hartford district of the F. W. Woolworth. A Co. five- and terwent stores, inspected the Barre branch yes terday, proceeding on his iteinerary through Vermont last evening. In the treatment of certain cases at the City hospital there is use for a great amount of compress material, such as old cotton cloth (clean), the demand for which is greater than the supply. Will anyone having material of this nature which they denire to put to a good u call the hospital or bring it to that institution? Miss Mary Carleton of 21 Highland avenue ha gone to Keene, X. H., to attend the annual Keene muiral May festival, directed by NeUon Coffin, well known in this dirict by hi previous affiliations with the Montpelier Choral union. Miss Carleton plans to remain a few days with her sister, Dr. Mar garet Carleton, of that place. Edward Burke, a brakeman of the Barre 4 Chelsea railway, sustained a 4ad Injury to his right foot, while at work in the quarry yards in Granite ville la at Tuesday afternoon. Thus far the attending physician believes a liga ment was torn from it place, though (the exact nature of the injury cannt be determined because of the extreme swelling. Mr. Burke was about to board the eteps of a railway dump -ar, uswl about the quarry district for the transferring of grout." The train wa moving when he plafd hi left foot on the etep, but when he attempted to lift the other one it was ciinched be tween two ties. He clung to the car dpite this fact, inflicting a serious wrench o his foot before it became re leased. Return i his duties will prob ably be impossible before six weeks or two months have paused. A small child playing about the bar ber ehop of Arthur Miles on South Main street attracted bis attention as he believed the child rtrange to that part of the city. Inquiry as to it home or parents gave 51r. Miles no satisfactory response so to prevpnt any harm Mailing the little one it was made the guent of the Mile family. Meanwhile Chief of Police Sullivan was notified by telephone, the message proving to be a aeclome one. bot-h to the chief and Mrs. Thomas Dineen of Foster etrcet, mother of the little wan derer but two and a half years old. Disappearance of the child was discov ered about 10:.'M) and jut about an hour latter the Smith Main etrrt bar ber found the little visitor. When the parent and policeman appeared at the barber's home, the child eecmed thor oughly contented and was enjoying the company of little Mile, child. Two runaway mules made enormous commotion from Keith avenue to Jones A Nye's livery table yeterUy after noon while endeavoring to dash down North Main utrewt over the granire pavement with a heavy lumhsr-bns wagon. Not until Herman Campbell of (heUea. the driver, lost his bal ance and dropped to the bottom of the vehicle was any difficulty experienced, but before hf could regain hi feet and a firm hold on she reins a front wheel of the waon had collided with a rear miuLrn'il of Ir. ',eorge T. Game's run about Chevrolet car. standing by the eiirbng in front of the I'ni-in IVv Good store. As it happened the brake" of the car were not securely placed, and when the collision came, it caused the car t roll several fet ahead and just far enough 1 allow the r.r whi-els of the waffnn to ciesr it without further d sir ape than a '..ght b'-m mn.i,ruTd. Ciinsr-.ng tt the rr-n. Mr. mj !:; uceif4 in mrn'Tic t Se muje iro the tM of t':.e -tones A Nye rtaH'es. J.-.ipi-e h d.-adavantagea p"itin beshind the h gh U 4- of the warrn. SALOONS BECOME LIBRARIES. , lWing Framingham . Leominster Hyde Park Wakefield i 1 1 TALK OF THE TOWN Read Shea's shoe adv. adv. Buy sheet muBic to-day at Bailey'a Music Rooms. adv. Danca in Rowland hall every Wednesday and Saturday. Landi'a or chestra. adv. Dance every Saturday, Montpelier armory. Carroll's orchestra. Special car to Barre. adv. Maocabees, attention! The collector will be at Frank MoWhorter's clothing store Saturday afternoon from 2 to 5, Mrs. N. D. Phelps and Mrs. N. E. Lewis are in Boston, attending a Red Cross conference on peace-time activ ities. Notice. The Little Dry Goods Store on Cottage street will be closed, from Friday at 6 p. m. to Monday at 8 p. m. adv. Report has been received in Barre that the granite cutters at LLthonia, N. C, have returned to work on a $6.60 a day basis. Rev. Effie I. Webster will hold reli gious services and give messages in Foresters' hall, Worthen block, Sunday, May 23, at 2:30 and J p. m, , Stereopticon lecture on "The Land of Livingston's Travels." Come and see what a great church is doing for the uplift of the African negro. Hcdding M. E. church, Sunday evening, May 23, adv. Friends of Howard Geake will be in terested to read the following clipping from the Boston University News in regard to the university glee club, of which Mr. Geake is a member: "The C. B. A. Glee club, under the direction of Mr. Dietz, gave a concert Wednes day evening, April 28, at the First Methodist Episcopal church, Dorches ter Lower Milla. Over 500 attended and the entire concert was well re ceived. Several solos were given by Howard Geake, '23. Earl Heap, 23, read two selections, "Tim" Ward, '23, gave one of his famous chalk talks. At an Informat reception given the Glee club by members of the church before the concert, Dean Lord briefly ad dressed the singers, speaking of their remarkable progress and of the possi bilitiea of a western concert trip for the entire club." Friends in Barre of Miss Mavis Bar ncftt and her parents, Rev. and Mrs. J. W. Barnett, will be Interested to learn that she was among those to whom the gold key of Phi Beta Kappa was awarded at Wellesley college May 18, another Spaulding graduate m hon ored, and that she has accepted the position as assistant in the English de partment of the Maryland College for Women, situated just out of Balti more. Miss Barnett, whose talent as a story writer appeared before she left Barre, during the pastorate of her falt-her in the, Congregational church here, has. einca entering college, shown a marked ability and her name has been announced frequently as among those having the highest rank in her classes or as receiving merit along pe cial lines. She has had several offers of positions as the time of her gradua tion approached, but decided on the Maryland college. WILLIAMSTOWN Miss Rachel Bruce, R. N., of Spring field, Ma., Is with her parent for a stay of a week or more. She came via XorthfieW, where ahe visited her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey L. Cheney. Mrs. Cheney has sold out her store and is enjoying a rest, after several year in business. B. C. Hoyt, Oliver Martin, nenry Poole and Frank Godfrey, with Leon McAllister as thauffeur, visited Morris ville yesterday, where they inspected several woodworking plant. Special meeting of Fraternity Re bckah lodge next Tuesday evening. In itiation. A good attendance is de sired. Congregational church Services on Sundar at 10:43. Topic, "The Church and Christians as Seen by Those Out side." In 1017 a book. was published entitled, "As Tommy Sees Us," by a chaplain, w-ho spent 13 months in France. Thi topic is based upon the observations of the author of this vol ume. It is useful somtimes to ee our selves a others see us. Of course, both the author and Tommy have in mind the, thurrhe and Christians of Great rtritain iwialv Scotland: even so ther indicate weaknesses not unknown in the I'nited States. Sunday school at li!, noon. I'nion service at 7:30 in the Methodist church. What Horn Demonstration Depart ment art Doing. The home demonstration agents in several countle of Vermont carried on more or less work in establishing hot hunches in the schools, during the past two years. One agent report giving aid to 27 tesveher in starting these lunches, an other tarted them in 15 choob and reported favorable results. In yet an other county seven schools established the hot noon lunches and report from the teachers in all fhe schools testify to the following results: 1. Better behavior of pupils. 2. Gain in weight of children. 8. Improvement in ability to study in the afternoon. 4. More bread and butter, less cake and pie in Junche. ft. Parent and pupil enthusiastic over the work. Join the Washington county home demonstration department. Your mem bership i neeeary to establish thi organ Station and carry out euch im provement as the above. See your community chairman. American Library Association Wanta $2,000,000 to Carry on Work. Cupboards and shelves behind the glittering mahogany bars, which once housed rowa of variegated bottles, now shelter rows, of hooka of all sorts. The former saloon has become, in many in stances, the corner library for the serv ice of the neighborhood. In many places, former saloons have been turned into stores in which have been installed collections of thebest sort of reading matter as branches of the main public library or, a in com munities which have lacked library service, adjuncts to the library of the nearest city. This extension of service is encouraged by the American Library association, in its "Books for Every body" movement, now under way throughout the nation and it has met general approval. The enlarged pro gram of the association purpose to spread the doctrine of self-education through libraries by opening avenues of opportunity heretofore closed to a large percentage of the people. It ia esti mated that 60,000,000 persons in the I'nited States to-day have inadequate library service and to remedy this, wlththe aid of other library agencies, the association aims to bring the best of reading matter within easy access of every man, woman and child in the country, . Those in charge of the collections es tablished in those places which were once saloons report a large demand for books, both fiction and on technical subjects. Persons who have never had much acquaintance with books are be coming regular patrons and the cir culation is constantly growing. Promo tion of this oliHse of soreadinir Ameri can ideals through self -instruction is one of the principal aims of the Amer-1 ican Library association. To carry on the work, librarians, library trustees and friends of libraries are obtaining a fund of $2,000,000 in May and June, 11120. Barre'B quota is $434.49. j RANDOLPH ; Mrs. Ernest Sawyer was in Bethel Thursday to visit her aister, Mrs. Mar tin Essigman. j Miss S. L Parish returned from Northfield on Thursda v, where ehe had been to ithe funeral of her sister, Miss Edna Parish, whose death was caused by the effects of a fall. j Mr. and Mr. Frank Simpson of St. Albans are in town, the guests of Mr, j Simpson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. It. B. j Obha. Miss Elsie Tredo. who has been in ' school in the west, is now passing sev-t eral weeks here with her grandmother, Mrs. L. J. Blakely. I Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Tcwksbury went; Tuesday to Morrisville to visit Mr. and Mrs. Frank Jones, who reside there. Mr. and Mr. E. II. Allis announce' the marriage engagement of their only j daughter, Dorothy Powers Allis, to Ar- j thur M. Symme of Boston. Mr. j Symme is one of the firm of the Dur- i and company, candy manufacturers. Templeton and Gaylord have sold their farm in Bcanvillo, which thy purchased this spring of S. E. Rogers, I to Clifford Steele of Boston, who will occupy it for a home. Possession was! given immediately. Miss Besnie Blis has finished work . for the H. M. Totman company and ha returned to Ipswich, Mass., where she w ill resume her old position. j Howard T. Este. who has been em-, ployed as stock cutter at the Webster' mill, has gone to Oregon to join hi father-in-law in conducting a lumber business. The remains of the late Mrs. Mary ; Hatch were removed from the tomb Mondav and taken to Strafford for burial 'in the family lot. Rev. Fraser Metrger officiated at the burial serv ice. W. M. Hatch of Arlington, Mass., H. I- Hatch, Henry Hatch, Misses Oar-. olyn, Mildred, Ida and Nan Hatch ac-j eompanied th remains. ( The faculty of the high school has been made up, with ithe exception of two vacancies, all the other teachers ; having signed contract to return. Miss ; ( 'onjetta Vanacore, who comes from the Bradford high school, ha been se-; cured to teach Itin and English, thus relieving Mr. Hum trom a portion oi his teaching di:ie. BETHEL Good Goods Adams Company Good Service Friday and Saturday Specials in All Departments READY-TO-WEAR DEPARTMENT Ladies' and Misses' SHORT COATS Browns, Tans, Mixtures ; . Regular Prices up to $32.50. Special 15.00 ( GIRLS' GOATS Short and Long, sizes 10, 12, 14, 16; Reg ilar prices up to $19,50. Special 15.00 LADIES' SUITS Serges, Tricotines, Mixtures 25 jo off Silk and Georgette DRESSES 25 off Voile and Organdie WAISTS Regular prices, $3.50 and $2.98. Special 2.49 BARGAIN BASEMENT DAINTY FLOWERED DIMITY REGULAR PRICE, 49c ; SPECIAL ....... 39c Ladies' and Children's Hose Regular Trice, 29c; Special .19c Ladies' Summer Vests Wing Sleeves Regular Price, 35c;, Special 21c DRESS GOODS DEPARTMENT 55-in. Wool Jersey Cloth in Brown and Blue Heather Mixture; Regu lar Price, $5.25; Special $3.98 55-Inch Novelty Silvertone Check; Regular Price, $8.25; Spe- $6.98 Brown cial at 56-in. Sport Stripe Skirtings Beautiful colorings Regular Price, $9.75; Special $6.98 Percales 43c a yard, 10 yards for $1.00 CHILDREN'S HATS REGULAR PRICE, $2.50 and $3.25; SPECIAL $2.39 188 N. Main St, The Daylight Store B Vermont Gardner Clinton Woburn Plymouth Keene, N. H. Barre, Vt. The funeral of Mrs. Lemuel Cham herlin an ..1,4 resident of Barnard, was held veterdar at her home, where ahe died fact Tuesday morninp. Rev. Ixrnu I IL.lunv ..lli.ii.tea and Mr. Holwav nr The hearer were W. H. Hull.1 V. F. Davia, Stephen Nott and Kdward Aneell. Interment wan at tne .yo cemeterv in Harnard. Mra. CTiamberlin survived hv her husband, a ho s knnttn here. The Whiteomb prammar srhnol bae h.ll team defeated the flicKea cTanv mar achool team at (iraham'a field yes terday, by wore of 14 to 13. It was an uphill game for the. loeala, as the core by inninps thows: Whiteomb 03 22 1 1 3! .-II Chelsea 3 (I I ll 1 I I 0-13 X. K. Clifford of Burlington i here to spend hia 70th anniversary at the home of his eon, .'. (J. Clifford. Mrs. tieorpe .Austin of Jamaica Plain, Mas., ia here for her father anniversary. Veteran of the recent war are invit ed to join members of the (i. A. Woman's Relief corps and Sons of Vet erans and march with them, from their hall on Main street to the Universalis church next Sunday morning, for tha annual memorial Sunday service. Mrs. W. V. laRork is with her ais ter. Mrs. Ktta ltjam, in Muntpelier for few days. Card of Thanks. I wish to thank my friends and neighbors for their many thoughtful attentions to me during my illne.s. both at home and in the hospital. To the matrons and niir.e. of the Barre t 'it v hnsnital I would express mv ai- j prerration of (their kind ministrations and cheerful service during my illness. Mary Hunter. The Woman Ready-to-Wear Shop If you would save 20 cents on the dollar Wire your friends and visit The Mrs. Shepard Co., Inc. 29 feet a second ! that's what you go at 20 miles an hour. Think of the chance of accident even at such a low speed! Then the claims and the repair bills! Better be free from worry by insuring your car. Tel ephone right away to Paige & Campbell General Agents Thone 26S-W We Have Received Several Cases of Shoes this week that are late j arriving. Special price for ly Saturday. 1 Case Women's Brown Oxfords, qq Military Heel, per pair O.JO 1 Case Women's High or Low Heel H nn Oxfords, all f-izes, special, per pr. O.IO 1 Case Men's Hrown Lace Hoots, pointed toe, all sizes. Mahogany color, y QQ hile they last, pair UO Children's Tennis Oxford:, per T fir-air oc Men's and Iloys Tennis Oxfords, QQ per pair OC 2 ca-Kes Misses and Children's White Dne Strap Pumps, also Tlay Oxfords, i Q elk and rubber soles, per pair. . . L Xs Special Trices in Every Department Satur dayDrop in and kxtk us over a Jiffy Jell Special Jiffy Jell, any flavor, this week 2 pkgs. for 25c Cleaned Currants in bulk, per lb 20c Evaporated Apple in bulk, per lb. 23c 2 cans Van Camp's Evaporated Milk at store 23c Fresh Eggs, cash and carry per dozen ........ 50c BAKERY DEPARTMENT Try our New Currant Buns, per dozen 18c Molasses Cookies and Molasses Jumbles, doz.. 18c Always good to have Ladd's Cream Sponge Cakes, each 18c Ladd's Cream Bread, at the store, per loaf .... 14c MEAT DEPARTMENT New Texas Bermuda Onions, per lb 10c Fresh Native Rhubarb, per lbn 10c,. .3 lbs. for 23c Native Roast Pork, per lb 30c, 33c and 3Sc Fork Sausage, per lb 30c Pork Liver 2 lbs. for 25c Smoked Shoulder, per lb 23c and 28c Beef Sausage, per lb 2Sc Western Roast Beef, per lb 33c Lettuce, Radishes, Cucumbers and Asparagus. FISH DEPARTMENT 500 lbs. of Mackerel, dressed any style, for Sat urday, per lb 20c Fresh Halibut for Saturday, per lb 25c All kinds of Fresh Fish, including Lobsters and Clams and Bull Pcuts, The F. D. Ladd Company Shea's Shoe Store The Smith & Comings Co., Inc. The TRAVELERS HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT r7i'sr "f M1eT Wtw4- nsen :j -ti iM at "ci.