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THE BENNINGTON EVENING BANNER, WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 17, 1919.
PAGE THREE BENNINGTON BRIEFS ihmuluiwiiJ -moiiiatji-Lij Your Opp orfunity to SaC 1 lousy AT OUR JUL UL LI vLLH InLIvmJL y c o Mm. 9 ' g- No one can justly accuse us of profiteering TgQ (Ladies' Lisle Cotton Hose, regular 39c value at LifJj a pr. Misses' Fine Ribbed Hose, rtA regular 39c value at : & X) C a pr. Children's Knit Underwaist, QQ 59c present val ue, at O U C Ladies' Outing Flannel Gowns, (T-l rtfT regularvalue $1.75, at. tpXLiO Extra Good Value in Winter Coats at $25.00 . Trimmed With fur or plush collars. These coats cannot be bought by us later at this price. Serge and Silk Dresses (jQ ()Q Most stores would want $25.00. the will j We keep down the store expenses and likewise the retail price. Eo l ma. tt(0L MAIN STREET BENNINGTON, Vt. H-ftimimmnmtn the Hamlen Cider Mill ill be ready to receive apples for grinding, September 25th "BRINGING UP FATHER" Pre- I Entirely New Offering To Be '- sented at Opera House. I The next attraction at the Opera House, Friday evening. Sept. 19, will be "(ringing Up Father in Society." j This is an entirely new- offering ami, as its title may indicate, is based Ion the popular cartoons of George 1 Mc.Manus. Gus Hill, as usual, is spon sor for the production which is under his personal direction and wliich will be uresented after the Hill standard of excellence and perfection. In this latest concoction of song, gladness, happiness, scinlc investiture and melody, the jopular newspaper comics will be seen in a series of com plications, situations and surprise.!. j Of course, the fundamental idea, and ; as we might Chronicle in advance, is I the efforts of the Mahoney clan to j "butt" their way into the ; circles o ft he "400 '. i As may be conjectured f the guiding genius of the j household, still holds the reins and en j deavors to keep "Father" in sub l juated check. How she succeeds is j the subject of a pleasant, amusing land side-splitting comedy in three acts and - three scenes. A com " j petent cast has been provided. Newt of the Town and Village Told Briefly for Buay Readers Warren H. Morse has entered Putnam Memorial hospital and undergo an operation tomorrow. Mr .and Mrs. Carroll McCoy left this noon for Detroit, Mich., where they will visit for a few week9. Mrs. P. B. Jenuings and Miss Eliza beth Jennings of Old Beifnington mo tored the first of the week to Boston. Joseph Guiltinan of North street and John Ryan of Adams street have re turned from a week's stay in New York. Don't miss episode three of "Perils of Thunder Mountain" it is full of thrills and mystery at Ilarte Theatre today. Adv. Mr. and Mrs. Newcomb and son of New York are guests at the summer home in Old Bennington of Mr. Cole's mother, Mrs. Alice K. Cole. I ! Episode three of Perils of Thunder Mountain" is called "Teeth of Steel'. It 1s the punchiest sort of melodrama at Ilarte Theatre today. Adv. Samuel H. Blackmer, accompanied j by William Boutin, is spending a few days fishing and hunting in Woodford mountain. He will return next week ; Division A of the Second Congrega tional church is invited to spend j Thursday afternoon with Mrs. F. B. Carver at her home on West Main : street. ' Mr. and Mrs. William Hamilton and son John of South Shaftsbury, former residents cf Bennington, left this morning for Albany where they are to make their future home. Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Clark ofg Grove street have received word from their son, Miner Clark of the U. S. S. Leviathian, that he expects to receive his discharge from the navy this week. Mrs. A. W. White of the western part of the town spent Monday ut the home of her sister, Mrs. Haw.ey James. She was accompanied home bv Mrs. James who will be her guest for a week. The Ladies society of the Old First church will hold its first fall meeting at the residence of Mrs. Guy B. John son on Friday afternoon at 2:45 o'clock. A large attendance is hoped for as there is Red Cross work to be done. Mr. and Mrs. Michael M. Shoemaker entertained at dinner Tuesday evening at their home in Old Bennington in honor of their niece, Miss Sally Davis Miss Davis has been passing the sea son at the summer home of Mr. and Mrs. Shcemaker. About thirty young people gathered at the home of Miss Catharine Healjt on School street Tuesday evening and tendered her a surprise farewell par ty. Dancing was enjoyed . and light refreshments were served. Miss Healy with her mother are soon to njove to Washington where a sister, Miss Mary Healy, Is employed by the government. A concert was given Monday even ing at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Holden in Old .Bennington by a stringed orchestra, composed of young men from this village and Old Bennington, who have been instructed during the summer by Prof. George E. Donnelly. Those at tending tlife concert comprised most ly the mothers of the musical stud ents and the program rendered af forded them a most delightful evening. i exclusive "Mother," Mahoney Sepia Portraits The White Studio, !Iain Ft, 0. R. Clayton ATTORNEY-AT-LAW Bennington ,Vt. Admitted to practice in all U. S. Courts Twenty years experience in drafting legal papers. :TE THEATRE Today VITAGRAPH DAY Intense Dramatic Situations Give New Laurels to U T1 Fie "HR W in the - Portrays difficult role in a manner that cannot be excelled. The drama adapted from Mrs. Wilson Woodrow's popular novel of the same name. it Episode No. 3 TEETH OIF . STUJEi OF - "Perils of Thunder Mountain" , Tomorrow Nazimova the incomparable in her newest super-feature "The Red Lantern" and a Ford Weekly. - At -Your Service Weddings, local calls, special trips, party tailing. Closed and open cars. Slar Aufo Service 107 Valentine St. Tel. 535-J or 258 -W ARCHITECT DOUGLAS MACKINTOSH SAVINGS BANK BUILDING BENNINGTON, VT. TrI-State Express from Albany to North Adams via Troy, Hoosick Falls, Bennington and Williamstown. For rates apply to Shoe Slvne Parlor Tel.- Bennington 544 1(0 inntains Mound Essex Makes Mendon Pass Carrying Heavy Load The latest recorded feat of the Essex demonstrator, driven by Earl W. Williams of the Bennington garage and while locked in high gear is that of making the trip through Mendon pass by the way of Pittsfield and Stockbridge. On this trip the car carried four passengers, extra tires and complete touring outfit. The barometer showed an ascent of 1125 feet in seven and seven-tenths miles but the motor showed no evidence of heating and never complained. The observers' reports follow: Observer's Report Car continued under observation at Bennington it being taken from storage at my residence. The route driven while under by observation is' as follows : To garage then to parking space in street. Time spent in giving attention to car and nature of attention given: 'i hour blowing up tires, adding distilled water to battery' and adding a second extra tire. Gasolene required to fill tank: 9 Gallons. Oil required to fill reservoir: Not filled. " Mileage reading of speedometer at filling: 2094. Mileage reading of speedometer at last filling: 1927. , Observer's comment on general performance of car: Not operated on this report. No repairs or adjustments were made whileHhe car was in my charge other than as noted above. Turned over to next observer or custdian at 1 P. M., Sept. 15, 1919, Bennington, Vt. (Signed) FRANK E. HOWE. Observer's Report Car taken under observation at Bennington, V,t., 1 P. M., Sept. 15, 1919 being taken from Frank E. Howe, last observer or custodian. The route driven while under by observation is as follows: Bennington to Rutland then over Mendon Mountain to Bethel, from Bethel to Randolph and thiough East Roxbury Gulf to Northfield and Montpelier. Barometer readings on Mendon Mountain showed a rise of 1125 feet in 7 and 7 tenths miles. Car carried a full load, four passengers, two extra tires, baggage and complete touring equipment. Time spent in giving attention to car and nature of attention given: Ten minutes putting liquid carbon remover in motor during a stop for rest at Rutland. Gasolene required to fill tank: Not filled. Oil required to fill reservoir: Not. filled. Mileage reading of speedometer at end of run: x. Mileage reading of speedometer at beginning: x. Observer's comment on general performance of car: Starting in mud and pouring rain after crossing the mountains we finished under clear skies. Under every condition the Essex made play of the severe tasks im posed upon it. At the end of eight miles of climb it showed no heating or laboring. ": '" ffryjspyi No repairs or adjustments were made while the car was in my charge other than as noted above 1 Parked in street in charge of police department. (Signed) J. R. MITCHELL. V . NORTH BENNINGTON S. n. Tobie of Church street is vis iting firenda in Manchester, N. II. Miss Frances Haas of Troy has been the guest of Mrs. Herbert Dean. Mrs. C. C. Kenyon visited- Mrs. Walter Townsend of nennington Sat urday. Mrs. William Colvin has returned from visiting relatives in Mcehanic ville, N. Y. ' Martin Pereey is confined to tho house by injuries received in the au tomobile accident at the Guideboaid Saturday night. Mrs. John Flood of Hawks Ave., re ceived a telegram Monday from Camp Merhti, N. J., saying that her brother Frank Driscoll, had arrived there from overseas. Mrs. II. 11. Spencer, who Is suffer ing with a broken arm, ws the grate ful recipient of many flowers, cards and other remembrances, Tuesday, it being her birthday. The Rev. William R. Hamlin,, who has been absent on a vacation for sev eral weeks has returned and will be present at the Thursday evening pray er meeting and also occupy his pulpit on Sunday next. About twenty members of Tucker Lodge F. & A. AI. attended the funer al of Marcus Dean in South Shafts bury Tuesday and accompanied the remains to Pownal for interment, where the Masonic burial service was rendered. Nature's Method of Storage. In lower miimals and in savage races tint ure stores up food for time of faiu Ine by converting it into fat. This pro vision of nature, still operates, despite me men or llie necessity for It, unions civilized peoples, mid he result Is cor pulence. I!y substituting fasts for the fumini's or old, the Mesh call he brought to no.-mnl with no bad effects Posting Notice. I hereby refuse to pay any bills contracted by Clara Stalker after this date. 11 . Cecil E. Stalker. Bennington, Vt., Sept. 3, 1919. Children Cry FOR FLETCHER'S CAS.TO.R.IA AT WHOLESALE TO THE PUBLIC GROCERIES FLOUR SUGAR LARDS AND FARM PRODUCE Cantor Bros. Phone 503-M 201 RIVEH ST. Bennington.