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XX, NO. 25. LOCAL THE REFORMER: BRATTLEBORO, VT., FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 1896. itmi' run covstv benefit i ... : ..l. , ... itu II llllUlll Z (,. patronize the farmers of hu'ilil!' .... i ti ' . r.,.. t nor tuoi mi mcu 'ln,'V t,. hrinir their l'u .'. ".i.i Thorn tiiudli ,.11 t,) rHllic"","" - I11 1 . ... ..very tmvn an r ..i.i ....Mi Hrethor for lies to tho hirer tlia got i.i irriii'i- I"1 """ , I ll,o, leae Hum t wmim ruKi "'V". : ; i!,:.ttloboro if they i . A. tllOI'C . i .. .........1 Qoriiiiin Klin HI' 11 1..v" l!-:,;.r is coming homo soon for . . Vi.rii.s Buttcrfield 1 ii..llmvB Kails for u few Lit ami will take a trip L.itv before he returns i-..ni -A Mr. Carver, em . 'iwoiitts' steam mill, . .... i.,i,n Whitney nouse.- l,aw lias finished work for Ginn Vnv l oik ami i" ini1"-"" plaved The Suvl'illlt'. olll tO H'CH i- lichamlcil on Monday morning, . M ...... I'KHn it;it Oil 01 MV. iunij -IIUJJJ ..n,.i-i lir.'lVlM' lUlTUHK qd residence of C. M. UootJ l-'rll .'IV 1). 111. 10.-1 . , ..... antilll! h'ftn exiructeu w,m ...,n now II so DV LUllli'K ' On nn nr 1'1'iU S nil), s have been receiveu iroin J,,,! Silas Kenny. They arrived ., TI, ,,,ciitiv mnrii , ,1 S.11I' lL'PI luuiouu, ........ .. - U ,hur stlllK I IP llllirurj II1UCJ1 . hi. eX'llOCted to. i,.-ii- ice is being cut from ,.m;in s poml ami uie peopio il,w woe: Ii ing men- ico .Mini nii'l'tlllB ot tllO MOCK of the vtincinam county ss,ii'iation will tie neiU at II on Saturday, -'an. is, at nvitiition to the singers in (mm v. llawiey ami r, the committee in cnarge Fashioned Singing Skulo nlnw n iirattleljoro at somo latp. was received Wednesday at Ti. in too late to come clown : no 1EU t Singula !ci miii-ii he's had his teeth out. minual meeting ot the eor- f the imlhain County hav nit s-il he held at tfio DanK in Xewfane on luesday, at 1 n. in. tree dinner at county house al noon. ch ride from lirattleboro is Piatt's Inn as soon as the IVl'S. S. Weston and Dr. Doane of held a consultation at A. b. : on Tuesday of this week to Mrs. Coildiiig's injured l,c has heen obliged to resume and will have to use them a mis lias returuetl irom i"ui he has been several days Iter Park has been sick the with la grippe. Rev. Air ceived a telegram last Sun mincing the death of his sister me is in Maine. J. I), fierce sin after a week's illness. Grnflon. Sianeo lias elected the fol- ifficers for 1S!0 : Master, Wm. overseer, Solon Cumiuings; A. J. Davis: steward, Cummings: assistant steward, jnsivorth ; chaplain, Mrs. C treasurer. If. V. Wooley ; seu- !rs. A. J. Davis; gate-keep- Davis: Pomona, Mrs. Staples; Florence Cnlburn ; Ceres, P'avis. The grange is in a as condition and this year to he one of the most pros- its historv. Osgood from Massachusetts, been here attending court, home Mondav. Mrs. W. G. who has been gaining in worse. Mrs. S. J. Green is Mrs. W. (i. Townshend. anie French of Bellows Falls S her father. Metcalf Walker. owe has moved from T. W. u?e to Mrs. Loran Clark's Rose J-uce has moved fThaddeus Park's houses.- Hennessey's baby has boon hut is better now. David and wife were nt James the first of the week. Charles Herbert of Townshend visited Spark'B last week. THE 'TRAINED NURSE touches the Spot .wiirt BfiUodoivia Planter Mrs. k A. Childs pleasant card party to several of hor friends Wednesday, which was highly enjoye j. A large number of Iolm Imvc I drawn to the Ucllows mill this week. A gang of men have I icon at work on tho west brunch clearing it of refuse preparatory to the coming the log drive. Tho dancing school will wind no with a general reception. The school is pronouneeu quite successful. nir. u JJonnell wi II nut in Inn machinery at the mill of the V. (. L. company, and Owen Keardnn will probably have charge of the engine. Landlord Allen is reported some better this week, which will be welcome news to his many friends. John Temple is xi worn on a log job on t in mountain. George Wheeler has been on a visit to his brother Clayton this week. George is u resident of Providence. Mrs. I. D. Kioe has returned to her home iu lirattleboro alter a visit with her parents here.- William McLellau left last week for his new home in Virginia and his wife and Miss Adams followed to-day, Friday. - John Pike has removed with his fumilv to Staf ford where he has secured work for a year in a m ill.--M iss Cora Wheeler is recovering from her recent illness and will it is thought, soon be out. Fred Hubbard is still very ill though we hone ho has seen the worst of it. - -.Mrs. Pettee, mother of L. F. Pettee, is quite feeble, us is Mrs. Susan lloyd. Druggist Parmelee and wife are 'soon expected homo from their bridal trip. Judge Uond of searsburg liss been surveying for tho New tons, near the depot grounds this week. sel last Saturday, and Dr. Osgood, the attendant physician, luis been most faithful in attendance and care. Walter Gage Jennie from Fitchburg last week summoned by the illness of Catherine, Mrs. Sewall from Monta gue, Mass., and Mrs. Nora Church from Bellows Falls are at Mr. Gage's. M iss Myra Hardy celebrated her tenth birthday last Saturday, by a skating party with lier young friends and nt four nil repaired to the par sonage for gii h and supper. Week before last a partv of friends assembled nt the homo of A. 11. fn galls and wife and presented them with a purse of money, us a token of kindness and appreciation. A spicv poem was read by Kev. Mr. Meaeimm and a happy hour enjoyed. F. "D. lined attended the funeral of his graudinotlior, Mrs. Harrington, at lirattleboro hist week. His father, Henry Reed, made a short visit here that same week. B. B. Brighani and wife reached Duluth safely last Tues day, and reports come that Blanche is out of danger.--Many friends will be pleased to learn that Dr. Harry Martin has located in lirattleboro. Mr. and Mrs. Bishop were culled to Keadsboro Monday by the death of Mrs. Gilbert Bishop. -Mrs. G. K. Baker is assisting at the hotel, in the absence of Mr. and Mrs. Taft at New Vork city. Charles Houghton made a short visit home this week. the safest wav was to summon Dr. Dutton to anhl.v the tuberculin test did and tironounceU her as tuberculosis is which he right so far corned. John Galvin is putting furnace for Frank Jacobs, all con in a W orilliii'. The Grange Dramatic Club presents the drama. "Among the Breakers" at Union hall the nd. inst. M,-u T.nltirt W i 1 1 in nisi in returned 'to her home in Maine. K. D. Plimp ton is steadily gaining. His many friends are glad to see him on the street again. - Luther Whitcomb has sold his farm.--Mrs. F.JCi. Kddy has gone to New Hampshire to visit her daughter. -Karle Simpson and Jjoren Allen are cutting ash lumber for Levi Howard.--A. Robinson from West Wnrdsboro has moved his family into the upper tenement of the Newell house. Ditmmcriitoii. Arthur Buffum. who has for 11 or 15 years past, conducted the Stephen Dal ton farm, was taken some days ago with acute mama, and yesterday was reported to be worse. His father is said to have died that wav. Went TowiiNhcml. There will bo a mid-winter Fes tival in the church vestry on the even of the 2lth. The proceeds to be used for the repairs of the church. A singing school has commenced in the River school house taught by the Johnson brothers. A large number from this place attend, including some of our best singers. Washburn Kiddir has returned from Now Vork city where ho has been as a witness on the "Pago and Hudson" case Selim Jcnnison has sold a very fine pair of oxen to parties in CharlcHtown. N. H.- Joseph Seaver of Schenectady, N.V..is in tow n. Milton Kddy of Brat tleboro has been visiting at S. O. (Jar field, Miss Eftio Howe of lirattleboro is visiting with her brother Linn Howe in this place. Mrs. Charles Cutler of Townshend has been visiting at S. K. Williams and (). L. Phillips. Mrs. Wesley Howard is visiting with her daughter Mrs. Kexford Benson of Sax tons River. DilillliltTHtnll ('filler. The weather for the past two weeks has been very cold. The thermometer ranging from 10 to degrees below aero, The cold weather has made ice a good quality and the farmers have been busy filling their ice houses. Every one is wishing for snow, es nociallv the lumbermen who are want ing to haul their logs and wood to market. The grangers had an oyster supper Tuesday evening and a good time as usual. Jra Gates is master or tho grange, having been recently appointed. Last week was ihc week of prayer in the Congregational church. Lyceum held once in two weeks in the vestry. Rev. and Mrs. Barnard s daughter from New Hampshire is visiting them the present week.--Arthur Buffum has been very ill but is recovering. It is a fearful thing in winter. What is? Shipwreck. So is a racking. tearing cough: in winter, or any other timo. A good idea to have Adamson's Botanic Cough Balsam alwavs in the house. .lumnifft. The sick here are all improving. Mrs. Flora Lanphear closed a very successful term of school, of Iii contin uous weeks on South hill last rriday. In the afternoon of the closing day the district and school manifested their friendship and good will in a substan tial way by a Christmas tree loaded with presents to each and all the school, teacher and scholurs. Miss Mattie Cheney has gone to work at Dr. C. B. Donne's. J. 1. Dodge and wife of Bellows Falls are passing a few days Here hi Jirs. Dodge's parents, Alvin Frost and wife. Mrs. IJoane, who nas ueen nere ror the last two weeks at her son s, Dr. C. B. Doane, has returned to her home at Bakersfield. Ralph Spencer and familv hnve moved to Stratton to live. If. E. Mundell, who has been Eassing the last six weeks at Peeks ill, N. V.. hus returned home. Rev. and Mrs. Nobbs received a telegram Monday, stating tbe unwelcome news that their daughter, May, now at Cleveland, Ohio, was very sick, and Mrs. Nobbs started trom here I ues ay morning to care for her. .lv South ii.dhniii. 'f the young neonle from this Nded the lecture at Windham luesilay eveninn-. 'son Kingsbury passed quiet- iuk evening of tho Slth. tie gradually failing for some in mind and bodv. It can said of him that a 'good man w ins reward. A, Puffer is sick, and Dr. e "f West Townshend was "'f "n Saturdav. WhllhlL'hani. DeLiule was brought homo "wlnesdav havintr been sr- .'"retl in the iireiflent Mountain mills. specially the teamsters s"e the Knmv nlett spent a short Him. ut s in Marlboro last week. Renter has returned home. Rising have returned yoMeeticut where they have their relntivps. Mrs. 'i went to N. Adams for Jtiu.'nt last week. Oalista Wilmington is working for Wheeler, -flow U'l,n.,ln ,ir.' he in the liverv business "'lig relativpa n,l fri..,la Kilmiiiei,,,, nieetiug of the Wil liDi;s bank was held Tues wpnrators of the institu 1JSUa! dinner was served at J?lon of business nt the 'use. Hie old board of t.d. Kant JamRkn. W. H. Hamilton has nearly all his ash cut. tho men are splitting the sevthe sticks out in the lot. It is such hard going George Hale is helping him. Our teacher thinks two nirds in me hand are better than one in the bush. The teacher and scholars are plan ing for a dramatic entertainment and hnv enriner at the schoolhouse in dis trict No. 0 on tho last day of school. A singing school was commenceii iu the school house in district o. l last Friday evening by Prof. Julian John son of Londonderry. C. E. Dunbar and -Mrs. n. . Mien nn the sick list. Mrs. C. L. Howe is gaining slowly.--Miss Flossie Dun bar has gone toWinhall to care for her aunt, Mrs. George Bennon, who is verv sick with typhoid pneumonia. -Lerov Allen has gone to Putney to visit'bis son Will, also to Vernon to visit his sister, Mrs. Marshall Lee last week. Miss Ina Plumley works at H. J. Allen's. Alpha Allen has gone toj Putney to work. ! .lackionvillr. The many friends of "Rob" ISur rington were clad to receive a short vis it from him last week. Rob has a good position in a tannery in Hudson Mass., and boasts that he is a demo crat. . . ,, Adiu Plump has purchased the meat business of H. G. Reed. The North River Manufacturing Co. hold their annual el ection of officers today. (Friday) Quite a largo number of Masons at tended hc district masonic meeting. tu mnt miirket returns to the old quarters in the Kingsley block. bont 50 of the members of N. K. Grange attended the installation and oyster supper iu K. of If- hall Tuesday evening. Royal Wilcox has been intuii sev eral days tho past week.- Dr. h. , Johnson was called to North Adams , .. i.i ....:.. 1). . . C hamper lain is m Springfield. Mass. C.r. Griffin and E. S. Allen attended the annual meeting of the eorpora ors of Wilmington Savings Bank Tuesday. l. t Cm In. of Searsburg made a short business trip to town this Toirmibeiift. i v-ot Kiver crance holds I meeting Tuesday evening. tiveen lUvcr. The death of David Lynde. Jan. 4 removes a well known peremi from our town, one who was much esteemed and respected by all. Mr. Lynde was born in Halifax in 1S15. He has been mar ried three times, his first wife being Louisa Stall'ord of Halifax, by whom ho had one son. Gilbert Lynde now of West Lyden. In lSlill lie married a lady of Greenfield. Mass.. and came here to live. By this union he had two sons, Henry and George Lynde of this place. In 1ST!) he was married to Mrs. Lucretia Berges of Brattlebo- ro. Although 80 years of age. he was a remarkably well preserved old gentle man and not withstanding the fact that he was in feeble body his mental faculties were as bright and k en as ever. He was a thoroughly honest and upright man. exact in all tiis deal ings and very etllcient in a clerical way. The funeral services were held at "the house last Tuesday, the burial being at Halifax. Will Dennison lost a colt Monday from lockjaw. Seveial from here attended tho dance at Guilford Center Wednesday night. Geo. Lynde, who went to Palm Beach. Fla. a few weeks ago has returned home. -Mrs. Henry Stone, who has been quite ill, is getting better. S. A. Richmond has been housed several days with a cold. firovr. Now and then one hears the sound of sleigh bells. Traveling is still slow and tedious on the hills. Manv are seriously ill with hard colds resembling grippe. One man gathered leaves for ing purposes Jan. 'd. Some are harvesting ice quality. The wise ones go on wheels few prefer hobbles and a vciy snov with sleighs and bells. Mercury Tuesday pi. VI and It above zero, the wind making it seem very cold in and out of doors. Mrs. Daniel Worden has been having a siege with la grippe and is still very poorly. Sumner Wordcn has been ill with the same, so said his physician., Dr. Cram of Colrain is more com fortable at this writing.- C. S. De Wolf is very poorly indeed. Dr. Cram was called to see him recently. We hope to hear a more favorable report of his condition soon.--Mrs. A. F. Prouty does not seem to gain very much. Miss Mattie Crosier is assist ing with the work.- Nathan Perry of South Newfane was a guest at A. F. Proutv's recently. KttMt Jlover. D. S. Prouty has C,000 logs cut and piled waiting for the snow. It seems queer to see covered carriages tho midd e of January for such we seiw dailv on our streets. Between .) and 10 of J. H. Metcalf and wife's friends and neighbors gave tbem a genuine surprise last Tuesday evening. Card playing was indulged in the first part of the evening there being six tables. J. Henry mado nm.uc lively on his violin. A bounti ful repast was served after which the company returned to their homes at a late hour, thinking they had spent a delightful evening. . No sledding as yet and logmen navo long faces. Bert Putnam has got through work at tho Brooks house in lirattleboro re turned home Saturday night. Myron Barton South Nliiifishiny, VI., Recites How He Was Cured. In writing tu Dr. Kennedy of liuiulnut, X. V., Mr. .Myron barton of 'South Slmfls liury. Vt., siiys: '! must my I agree with the'exprcssioil of a friend of mine of thin phtcc, who 1ms been greatly lamented by your Favorite Iteuieily. who snid 'it hail rofurrectod lilm.' In the spring of lsill, my health was very poor, 1 lost iny appe tite, liuil pain in lay lluilis which made my life idiuuxt ii l li -ll. 1 ll rill i '. I I'onthiiied ill this shnpe until November following, when my brother Hindu me a visit from low a. and hi: recommended DR. DAVID KENNEDY'S FAVORITE REMEDY I took it hut ii short while when I began to mend and was aide to eat mid sleep. Such a relief from the misery and Mute 1 was In, that 1 cannot express my gratitude and joy uvermy full recovery to my good health. Ktivo'rilo Itemed' restores the liver to u healthy condition; and euros the worst cases of constipation. It is n certain cure for nil diseases peculiar to females ami ntlbrds great protection from attacks that originate In change of life It euros scrof ula, salt rheum, rheumatism, dyspepsia, all kidney, bladder and urinary diseases, gravel, diabetes and Itright's disease. In this lust disease it lias cured where all else failed. Anv druggist, fcl.OO a bottle. friends Wednesday evening nt whist. I YAN"TKI:-Scvt,l'nl trustworthy Kent!cmeB tho prizes were carriet' away by Mrs. ' . '"' ''"e " travel In Vermont, tor estali- Re report W. 1:. Vt heeler and Hindi Allw freshments were served and all a good time. Wednesday evening Mrs. D. C. Snow entertained a party ()f nine, with six-handed euchre. Refreshments of cuke and coffee were served. A very enjoyable evening was spent. Went WarilMboro. C. if. Kyder is housed with two broken ribs, which are ouitn nainfnl caused by a fall. Dr. Doan who at tended him thinks lie will have to be careful for somo weeks. Herbert Wells cut quite a gash in his foot and o:i .I.,.idav Dr. Doan was called and dressed the wound. A. R. Robinson has moved to Wards boro where he has a job on chair stock. J. A. Perry has rented the "Streeter farm" to Alexander Monroe of Man chester Depot. duties in Castleton Monday. J. ('.. Walker has gone on the road as collec tor for Lord, Stone Jfc Co., of Otter River, Mass. Miss Helen Gibson from Chester spent Sunday at her home here. -Mrs. Benjamin Sparrow is quito ill. Mrs. F. N. Westcott is gaining slowly from her recent illnes. Mr. and Mrs. Taylor started Thurs day morning for Morida to spend the remainder of tho winter. Vernon. Ail original pension has been grant ed to I'riel Brooks. lUhed. rel ahle house. Kuliirv ftTsoiind ,.viirny.,M Mcailj position. Knelueo rufurenro ami sell ndilrccd iauiied envelope. The liiiiiilnl.in to., Third floor, Omaha llldu., Chlenjro, III. Children Cry for Pitcher's Castorla. IIKNNI.NtiTON COUXTV. Three ltarnM liurued. Kiie In Ka-t Ai ltiu-toiiSunday ilvstroved three luiriis lieloiiKlni; respecilvely to ltev Mr Field, Mr Madden and Mr I'erry. ltev Mr Fluid lost a horse in the flames, that had heen in the family 2b years. The h.-, is about Miss .lennle Ihlliforth of Dorset, fell while -I. , injf the other day mid severely injured her at home morning. 71 vears bank ,if fine yet a little Uiillfmri ft is reported that Will Squiers has sold out his hotel business at Kindgo. N. II. Frank Jacobs is making his house comfortable these January davs bv means of a furnace; and while we are speaking about it why should not far mers have a few of the comforts of life along with their hard work? Otis Reed is going to Westfield to live with his son. Charles A. Squiers owns a line Jer sey cow from which he is selling both milK and butter. As she lias been a little "off her feed"' lately, he thought j Wf'MtllllllHtrl Deacon K. S. Safford died at an early hour Sunday l)ea. Safford was born nearh ago, in the house now occupied by Chas. Hideout. He enjoyed the high est confidence of his fellow towns people. The larger part of his life was spent in mercantile business ir. the store now occupied by B. F. Sleeper. He, represented the town in the legislature of lSi'i0-72-7li, and was town treasurer for many years. He was deacon and superintendent of Sunday schools in this place for many years. The funeral was held Wednes day at 2 o'clock. " The Crescent club are learning an other plav to be put on the stage the last of the month. B. F. Sleeper has rented the whole of the building of w hich he now occupies a part. (!. H. Walker will have a store house built near Grout's crossing. Third and fourth degrees to be con ferred on a class Friday evening, after which a honey supper will be served. The Fortnightly club met Tuesday evening with Miss Lizzie Hills and were very agrceabh entertained. Author under discussion. Addison. The dramatic club have another drama under contemplation. This club is well equipped for work and is com posed of as good local talent as can be furnished in a country village. John 1). Wiley of Detroit, Mich., is in town to attend thee funeral of his father-in law. Dea. K. S. Safford. .Mrs. I;. 1. Whitney is improving. -Mrs. A. H. Fnrnum is verv sick. Her disease batlles the doctors.- Miss Sarah Wilkins goes to Greenfield this week. -Miss Mary Tenney is quite ill. while a large number are suffering with colds. --W. F. Marsh from Cali fornia is a guest at Rev. Dr. Thompson's.- Henry Lyman and wife of low ell, Mass., Edgar Lyman of Boston id Miss liattie Kidder of Claremont N. II., who were here to attend the funeral of the late Deacon McNeil, have returned to their several homes. Mrs. K. M. May lias returned homo from a month's visit among friends in Boston. Miss Emma Boardman of Gnmhridgeport. Mass., is a guest at I. C. Wyman's. Walter Atcherson is a student nt the commercial college in Boston : his Bister Mabel is at school in Frainingham. I.oitilfimlrrry. The Ladies' Aid society met at Mrs, .1. (J. Walker's Wednesday afternoon, ladies being present. Landlord E. P. Barney has a ball Friday evening, Jan. 17. Rev. Mr. Wood supplied the pulpit at the Congregational church last Sun day Rev. Mr. Frazec occupying his pulpit in the Baptist church at So.ith ljondonderry. Miss Eva Holt returns to her school to 1 Witter the Troper Taste, and No Specks. week. Sal VERMONT IS O. K., As Usual. its uext Jan. th. Meetings have been heat ever? even Cherry Pecfcral LUNG TROUBLES Ci- lr"!""aetnr. of uifr Martaw, N. H. , I U,,nrl,lV ,V'.n- I ing since a weca ago it" """ - r i ing up to Thursday night of this .week. . Tih... W been held at the Bapt st j rooms "t have been conducted l.y pastors alternately Las Hujg union services were held at the liap j list church in the sermon being preached J Hardv. The attendance has been good but no especial religious .Merest 1 n'S!S!e Gage, the eleven-year old j weksL". ami lies very writing Sho has always been a ny .VAIL."' irl and much anxiety: X r condiHon is expressed by many 17 "i n. tvttemri 1 came as soun-l iril'Oii!. " 1ft At the Annual Sleetint: t itur MM latlon. at Kutfcintl, Jan. 7, ? tit Vrrmnnf l)nlr-mru' A- . ;int !, XUt-rv were ;i ;irl- GoW Medal. Grand Sweepstakes. Cream ery Sweepstakes in liutter inmi cream M'aratl hv t)i- UNITED STATES CREAM SEPARATOR. Wr h.lve .ilrfudv .ttlirliM-. the awar-ls .f the .raullr talr Itolry-mrn'. Ao-i.llfm. lire. .m.l lH. hl-h 27ivr llrM prize and 4,rnnil utM'tt:ike. t. lttitler Irmnrream Sei:imtil l.y lite I. . SH'yimi.r. Pntucy. The teachers' institute of Windham county will convene in the town hall Feb. 14th. State Superintendent Mason S. Stone and County Examiuer H. D. Rvdcr will be present and Superintendent Nash of Gardner, Mass., is expected. This convention is for tho benefit of the teachers of the ungraded schixils. The K. of H. installation w ill take place this evening in the Masonic hall. A. u. smith, who was struck on the head by a falling limb while chop ping in the wooils last Monday, receiv- d but slight injury, lie was soon aide to resume work. Chauneey Brainard has been at work in tho M. E. church remodeling the pulpit and organ loft. They were low ered 1-1 inches and made 2 feet wider. Chas. Crosby is agent fur the Hand Emergency fire extinguisher. Rev. W. J. Forbes of Temple. N If., will preach in the Congregational church next Sunday at 10:i."i a. m. Junior Endeavor, at I, and Senior En deavor at 7. Preaching service at 7 10. Special music will be rendered by a double quartet. The Col. W. II. Greenwood post No. IK) and Relief Corps No. IT united their installation services and gave a public installation at the Masonic hall Tuesday evening. After the customary supper and music the officers for the post for the ensuing year were install ed. H. E. Taylor, department post commander, installed them and they are: A. 1. Kannev of Westminster, Com. : M. II. Pemher, Adjt. : II. H. Brainard, S. V. ('. : Ariel Crosbv. J. V. C. ; C. F. Brown, q. M. : II. E. Roberts, Q. M. S. : M. D. Whit man. S. M. : K. M. Pratt, Chap. : A. L. Willard, S. : L. P. Bailey, O. D. ; Eiwin Headle, O. G. A solo by Walter Gilbert was then followed by the in stallations of the officers of the Corps. Mrs. L. P. Bailey acted as installatine officer and those installed to offices of the Corps are as follows: Mrs. Anna Harris, Pres., Mrs. Sarah Blanchard, S. V. P. ; Mrs. Addie Koberts,. J. V. P. : Mrs. Sarah Smith, Treas. : Mrs. Flora P. Shelley, Chap. : Mrs. Minnie Powell, C. : Miss Anna Blanchard, G. ; Mrs. M. Ella Sawyer. Sec. : Miss Etta Lynde. A. C. ; Miss Myrtie Spring, A. G. The installation ser vices were very much enjoved but the program which followed was in tensely interesting as well as instruc tive. The Corps past year was review ed by -Miss lnule and visitors were j surprised at tho amount of work thus accomplished. Over 120 was spent to to carry on the work. Over 21KI visits were made by the ladies of the corps to the sick. A box of canned goods and other things that would be pleasing, was sent to the soldiers' home. Next on the program was a solo by Miss Helen Robertson. Then followed the presentation of a beautiful silver water servico by Mrs. Plantz in behalf of th3 Corps, to Mrs. Greenwood. That Mrs. Greenwood was very much sur prised and pleased was evident. The president now called Mr. Kanney to the chair and tho charge of tho pro gram was then taken ly himself and he called upon Rev. Mr. Mitchell for remarks. The field of Gettysburg to- dav. different spots and their connec tion with tho battle were ver- interest ingly spoken of. Mark Ward spoke of the battle and the part the old lith Vermont played in it and later on in tho evening Mr. Taylor, who was pres ent at the battle, spoke as an eye wit ness. Mr. Bailey volunteered some re marks to which the indulgent audience listened to with patience. If he had been wounded the first dav of the bat tle he thought that the rebels would have marched to Washington. John Stowell and Walter Gilbert were called upon for remarks but spoke very brienv. Recitations bv Miss Lvndc and Mrs. Plantz were given during the evening and Mr. Brainard read a pared v on the "Tho Old Oaken Buck et " "The Old Hard Tack. '' A solo by Arthur Parker was followed by drawing of the silk bed quilt, envelope containing the number opened by Mrs. Greenwood, holders with numbers on them been' sold through the town and C1I1IIIKK CO! NTV, . II. Iliniiflnlt.. I'ruicsMir lleverutrc of lirattichnru will give the next lueluro in the lllxli school course. The ollii.eiv of the Cnnxregatiiinallst church are the ame iih la.-t year. The trustees of the t'nlrersallst ehurrh are W ll Harris, 1. A Smith and Mrs . .1 U.rhard-. The Itotiertson paper mill hhut down last Sat urday lor repairs. ' The old llcnnet place in the north part of the tow n Is to he remodeled as a summer house by Ifoeton panic. .selectman "learn's liltiu hov CHObrd, caught ids lingers In a shredder lust Monthly, cuttinir olf the end ot the little one and injuring the others. ronionn jrranifc will meet next Wednesday, the -ud. :liatatioua meets next Monday cveuhig with Miss Adelia Harrows. Mrs Metcalf is slowly recovering from her ill ness. Last saninlny tho llih, Kdfrar Sweat and Miss Itosa Pnpcl were married aithe Catholic church hy llev I. M Wlidc. The mumps are losing their hold on the schools. -Mrs l-.uicry Mcarns. the oldest lady in town The old rnlversatlst society of Krene has heen icnrjfanlzcd, and meetings arc to he held every Sunday eveninn In a hall to he known as l.'nlvcrsallMt hall, Itoxhurr slreet. The lirst. ineetlie.- was held Jan 6 with a guod auendanue. KH ISKtlN COUXTV, M ASM. Colrain. Dm 'Iiik the eninlnir your the Reformer intend, to have an exielent C'ulrnin correspondent. I.iiciii events will he nuted ami eoinui. iiieu ii,n lit li.ll t or at lcuj.'lh as they deserve liv an nhla correspondent. Franklin countv news will lie more lentrthy and lis usual news from all Hie noltrhl..rlng towns. Resides these local fcalurits the paper is the complctcnt treneral newspaper aiiioou the county weeklies of New Knirlniid. us a eareliil perusal ol tills sample copy v. Ill con vince. Our agent, f S Arehihald, will probably cull on youiu a few days, solleiiiiii-your sun. serlilhni. Huhscriplloiistan lie made to him or to the lirattlehoro oflh c. Hoping the cone or the paper will receive your earnest intend n. Ilenrv Cromaek recently boiijfht a cow In Ver mont, and. owlnn to the law prohihiliuit hrlns' li in cattle from oulslde the suite without hav liiir Ihcm Inspected, is paying lor her keeping at ' ; - ' ,..no jusimuruiu i erinom line. Ihcinonoy appropriated bv the Massachusetts ICKtslature for the inspection of such uiiiimilsls exhausted and thus he Is obllKed to a wail an other appropriation by the new leifisUturu he lore securing ids euw. Past Ileptt om A A Smllli acted a installing ollieer lor the G A It I'ost of Montague last Fri day evening. Owing to the Inclctiienrv of the weal her ilic teachers' meeting lor last Friday afieinoon was not hehl. Itilfils Porter stroked the fur ol a buzz saw the wrong way in the Adanisvllle mill Wedurs. .lay iiiorulnu. thereby loelug his llllie linger and a portion of his hand. .lames Robinson of this to n h i- rei enilr loaned the UrecnhVId I I) o K lou(i hh h is to he given to the lodzo lit his deaili. Mr Robinson Is very likely the oldest Odd Fellow in tills vl elnityas he joined tin., order in Manchester, dig, OV 3, IMS, lteprescntatlve (,' Wells Severance of this r, p resenlullve dlslriet was assiirned a tilaee on itio eoitlluiltee on libnirics at the legislative .'iiilndlil uieuls last weirk. The Missionary Ms-let v o the CVin'.-i eg.itiona ' chun-h met at Mis Lorenzo Griswold's Tliurs day ufiernoon. Much dissatlsfaeih.n Is heiiiir given bv W K Ilurtwcll of Gardner, Mass, over bis action in reganl to his dancing school here. A lei iu id Ii lessons and a reception was advertised but i is understood that there are to he only II losou and a reception. The new steel bridge at Shatturkvlllc which was built to replace the one th tt bleu Into tbe river, is at last ready for travel. The llnishlng touches are being put In this week. John -Miller, wim.e removal to the sanitarium nt Inchendon w.-s uoied last week, Is iiupioy Ing. Reuben J Donclson, (nl.died Mondav morning. Mr llonclson had been III lor some months pHst with Hright's disease, and for the last few weeks faded rapidly. He was a life lout.' resi dent of Colrain and had a large circle id ae iuuintances in Hits and adjoining towns. He leuves a widow, a brother and eight children lo mourn his loss. The luneral services were held Wednesday afternoon at his late home. Rev I S 1 erks orllciatliig. The large attendance slioucd lias partla ly recovere.l from her Illness but is , the esteem in which be us held hy his fellow not its well as liclore. ' e, ---- - --- -- -- ... I "'-, it b. mi, ii. iv oi on: Hiioif The Junior hndeavnr of the f ongregational , mui.ity is extended to the bereaved faniil, churcli are preparing for a social. Rev Mr Kenshaw will preach next Sundav morning from the subject, "Hod's will and our will." Il is expected Rev Mr Keherman of Orange. Ma-s, will give an Illustrated leetu e on lliu ilur in the near future. Mrs Rosa Duffy is nursing Mrs .losiah Itrltton through a severe attack ol Miisilltl. Mrs Alton Idle and small son visited Mrs Orreu Robertson Inst week Friday Mr and Mrs F W U'llicrl-oi went to lloston Friday. Mr Itailev Is lining Ids ice house, the ice being twelve Inches thick. t harles Fletcher ha- a severe fever. ltev Arthur A I'.lalr will give the following lectures Sitnilay evenings at the stated limes: January h'lli, introductory Lecture, lift It, Relig ion ol Confucius, i;th, Hel'iirion of the Hindoos, February !Hh, Religion of ltuddha. ICth, Heilg. ion of oreaster. '.Mrd, Religion ot Kgypt, March 1st, Religion of (, recce, cih, Religion of Rome, l.Mh. Religion Jot Mohammed, :M, Religion of the Jews. sith. These Religions Compared with Christianity. Anionic the Societies. The following are the ollieers of the I.eo'f't cle club: Hres.liK Robertson; Sec, M DWliile; Treas, F W Colton : Cupt. W Tavlor. The same director.-as last year. The club will hold its nuniial ball at Town halt, tonight. Reedlc's Or chestra troin Keene furnishes die music. Sup per at the Ashuelot hotej. (iraud Master C Collins of Marlliorousrh a. sisted bv Mr Iluvis, G V, of Keene, and Mr ltucklev, (r M, Mt Pearson, ti s, Mr Sinlth, (. T, Mr lirltlon. (i li, of this town, installed the following oilicers of the Rebekati's: N ti, Mrs Holland; V f. -Mrs Pearsons; U s, Misa Pear sons; PS, Mrs Pearsons; T, Mrs Hildretli; K S S i, Mr Dennison; I. S S ;, Miss Robertson; It i V ti. Mr Itrilton; I. s V ti, Mrs o'ltrien; R Ii, Mrs W'cilitiirti'tl and Miss Spencer; Chap, Mr snow; warden, Mi-s Delnhy; 1 ti, Miss Smith; oti, MrClark; Pt, Mrs Flether; organist, Miss Lewis. Seven were Initiated. A hanmict was given. The lodge was complimented by the grand master, for its flourishing condition." AV 1 Raker installed these oilicers for the grange: M. W illis It Stearns; o, Kzra It Piket I.. Casper Roeder; T. W N Pike; s. tieorco P state; chaplain, Frank A Davis. S. tiu-tavus Smith; A S, Arthur Ilutler: ti li. FMwin C,sik; 1 Mrs Lizzie Stearns; P.Mrs ora .smith; F, 1 Miss Abhle Hewitt; I. A S, Miss Charlotte Shite ; i organist, Mrs Augusta Pike. i Golden Rule Lodge, F A M, No 77. installed1 these oilicers for the ensuing year: IV M, Kd-! ward Hi-Imp: s W, K J Richards ; J W, W K Fay: Treas, W o Amidont seir, Leslie Lazelle. 1 oilicers of the V P SJC K, are: Pres. Rev V ' K Rcn-llavv: V Pre-, Miss Kinma Wellinan : Her See. Mrs Addi" lix : Cor Sec, Miss llatilc t lark; Treas, Mrs Mary Robertson. Oilicers or the V I V C: Pics, John Smith;! V Pre-, t 'harlotlc sat,.; Sec and Tre-. Li'slte Lazellc. tiill to Povter Institute. Powers institute of Reruardston has received a gift of t.'i.oou from Mrs lieorge Clark of Hail ford. Ct, daughter of the late Col Ferry of ller-nai-d-ton. who always manifested an interest in the school. Mrs Clark has aided the institution before, and the generous gift coming at lids time is much appreciated. The towu has ac cepted the gift, and It is to he known as the ArcitH Ferry lund. c s Ilryant, the well known .oar mrivhafU and selectman ot (.'harlcmont and one of the leading men ol the county is very iil at bis home. ih was louud in his wagon'house about III o'eliN'k Tuesday night unconscious from u slns'k. Hell On Serious Charges. An adnltery case from Northlield occupied the attention of Justice P f Martin at Green field Saturday. Mrs Clara (iiout, wife of Ar thur Grout, and Charles Gillette, a wood-ehop-pcr, were arraiged and went to tail to awnit. hearing Wednesday. The complaint was made by the husband, who is a continrt.'r, and has a f ang of men at work chopping wood in Lcyilen. H'puty Sheriff Smead arrested the eoufde there, foil ii F. Squires, a Montague young man was hold by Justice Gunn for hearing Thur-dav, charged with Improper relation with Aobie Li odes of Monlaguc. llrailley Held for Grand Jury. irson W Rrudley of Colrain was arraigned before Trial Justice F L Greene in the grand jury room Monday afternoon charged with adul tery, and etitniuiucil under foot) bonds. A pre vious charge of polygamy was uol prossed lir the magistrate. Rradley's wife, who lives iii North Adams, made the complaint, and Slier:! Smead arrested tbe man on the Colrain hills Saturday night. The woman In the case is Miss Mary hva Ramsdcll, who is still under :M. Ri-ud-ley met her ul the eye ar.d ear lntirmary at Ros ton, where he went last December for treat ment. The iwo patients when recovered went lo Greenfield, where they stayed for two days. William Carroll furnished bond- of .VHl be fore Justice Greene Monday for appearance for examination Friday. He Is charged with adu. ti'i-v wall Ida Fluri. R ah parlies live near the jail. The house owned by Mrs Sarah D Smith and occupied by 11 O Ru-seiland wtteat Rueklaud was burned Friday night with much of its eon tenis. Mr Rnsseli awoke about 1 1 o'clock and the ll.imes were burning liercely near the cbiMi. ncy. He ha-tened to the barn to liberate bis sbs'k. The house was issured for .rioO and the loi inline lor .,isi. Lawyer W A Iluvi'iijiort ot Greeiilleld re-i",-; i"leongi'aiu!aiions Friday on me birth of a daughter. The Cnivcrsity of Vermont w ill receive a leg acy of -Mo.tiou bv the terms of the will of Fiauk lin' I! ildwin of Norlh tiraflon, M.i.-s, niluiilted t-j probate iu Worcester Friday. Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria. WIMJSOH COUXTI. Slntioil A-ciir skis uuil ltelui'lls. A G Hatch, station agent of tho Connecticut , Piissumpsie division of tile Huston & Maine rail road, and agent til the American Express Com oanv at Winchester, is missing. An auditor ar rived hen1 Saturday to examine the express hooks, the December returns not having been forwarded to the nciln ollice. When the auditor arrived Hatch told his wife that he was afraid bis accounts were not in good f.hapc. Hi' left tin1 house, and during the after noon lit; sent his wife Sla and an express check. He was last seen on the road between Ashuelot and Hinsdale, probably bound for Urutllehoro. which he could reach in time tu catch the night train bound north. Hatch was formerly em ployed in the auditor's otlice of the Connecticut River road al Springfield, and has been agent at Winchester for three years. It is said he was heavily in debt. Later.- Ilatcli returned home Monday night. He had been at 'lis mother's In Springlield, Mass, where tie w as tat.cn ill anil eatieit a pny siclan Mouilav afternoon. He elai:nsto h left Winchester between 12 and one p m Satur i nay going (town Main street ami over the inn : roan to oi'inneiii, tnence lo Miners rails, , , , hl, - . n:-rt,. c.....onnA where betook a train for Greenfield. From : i"c-so -2 ,s , . n. . --. autc ... there he walked to Mt Tom and took the ear ! Chester, blanket act 2'.. years: Amur for Springlield. s it ap)iears to lie a ease ot ; ojnev, Chester, blanket ai t. :i years; .lis- Robinson, tramp and assault, 1 year The Criminal String. Woodstock jail is now nearly tenant less. Tuesday morning Sheriff Howi and Deputy D. C. Jones started with eight prisoners. being taken to serve sentences us follows; Albert French of Pininfielil, X. il.. fur stealing 81.'t three years in live ' prison at Windsor. The other seven went ur itothe house of correction at Rutland, vi.., Aewman Ore-en of Rochester, gross mistaken identity on the t lii'steriii as to his being seen by people ii ami itinsiiaie. roan, vt in- the The was Iron had some ami 0 months; Warren Potter of Ply mouth, fur cattle theft '2l years, for breaking jail l'.j years, fur soiling liquor SUM fine or alternative sentence: Xor ris A Balilw iu of Chi -ti'i', f irgery Ml., years: Myron A Spaulding of Cavendish atlcmpt at rape, :i years. Frank Tatro i ii ivicted for assault, paid his tine, i"t i no cost) last Friday am! was released. Benjamin Parker of Bridgewater. eon- Landlord Richards of the Winchester house I vioteuoi procuring liquor unner laise iaid plates for IiKiguests wlio partook of a tine; pretences, was released I uosvav, having lurkey sup.er. st;leiy .people, were prescnl 1 his fine nn, I i-.ts. aiii.illntinL' to Chester people do not seem to think that Hatch was knowing!' itl-nonest in Ills express ac counts, but li.nl been careless ami negligent in collecting the dues, ills friends have raised tM."i0 to cover am possible shortage and the business men of the tilaee have universally signed a petifion to have him reinstated as station and express agent. The stuouiii of shortage is not Known. The concert and hall at Winchester last week Tliursihiv evening was a greut snccess. WimhI burv ,v l.estire decorated the hall. The l'hiihar monic orclie-tra of this city furnished music from Northampton. Vernon, svauze and Ashuelot. -'. 71. were soul that evening, u. . Sleeper, the past commander, drew the quilt, ami his ticket, was the last or! next to the last one sold, Xo. lit. j Tuesday a son was born to George j Stowell and wife. -Baxter G. Wilder! from Clarksville, la., is visiting nt. his J cousin's, Mrs. George Kilield's. Mrs. D. P. Cobb returned to lirattleboro; Wednesday after a visit with relatives; here. The many friends in Putney off Leslie C. Kaston and his wife. Mrs. j Minnie Morse F'aston. will be interest ed to hear that Mondav last a daughter ' was born to them. The oh its Own I nileH Mutes Ncpnratur Manil Hot torn . t HRIt'EN 73.0rt A.M IF. Va le under patents owned exclu-hely by us. Beware of initialing and Infringing machines. -ENr FOR CATAI-OGCKS of anything for the Creamer) or Dairy. VERMONT MACHINE CO,' - - Bellows Falls, Vl. Willi matillr. lies: Mr. Norton of Xewfane wili lecture at the Cnivtrsalist church Wednesday evening. Jan. Hm2. Subject. "Battle of Waterloo. " He Iihs visited the battlefield. It will lie a free lec ture to which all are invited. Quite a number went Jover to Xew fane to the play last Saturday evening. The farmers are all complaining that they can do no work without more snow. I.i 1 In Tark entertained several of her Economize. One and a half teaspoonfuls HOtSfOTSS Baking Powder. gives better results than two full tea spoonfuls of any other. TRY IT.