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TI-IE VERMONT PHCENIX, BRATTLEBORO, ERIDAY, MAY 29, 1908. THE LOCAL FIELD. BROOKLINE. The schools t 111 linvo proper memorlal ecvicos In thelr school rooms on Frlday aftt'rnoon. Mrs. Thomns Sprague and daughter of Hewlett, L. 1., are bonrdlng nt C. M. Rob blns's for a month or moro. The tcmpcraturo took nnother sudden chnngo last .week. On Wednesday. aml Thursdav thp thermomcter wns up to 90. and on Saturtlny nlght down to 31, aml a scvere frost was the coneequcnce. nlp plng potntoes aml otlicr early vcgetnbles. No rnin has fnllen nml there fccms no prospect of nny todny, Wednesday. The farmers arc getting dlscournged ovcr thelr crops. The hay rrop wlll lx a com pletc fnllure unless raln comes soon. EAST DOVER. Martln Eniley of Brattleboro Is slntlng the Baptlst churcli. Mrs. G. A. Gonld, who has bon very 111 wlth grip, 1s now able to rlde out. Mrs. Lewis Mahogany has been the guest of her father and slster, Thomas Tobev nnd Mlss Lllllnn Tobey, s-everal days." She returned to Westmorelnnd Momlny. DUMMERSTON HILL. Mlss Esther Crowell of Brattleboro Is boardlng nt J. N. Bettcrloy's. Mlss Altn Dennlson wlll spend Sunday at her hume ln Bernnrdston. Some of the fnrmers who havo been wnltln? for raln befofe planting thelr corn have gone nhead wlth thelr planting thls week, thlnking lt wlll surely raln Eoon. The hay crop wlll bo a fallure if raln holrts off much longer. There wns a good nttcmlanco nt the temperanco meetlng Tuesday evenlng. After n short program had been rendercd a vote was taken to send $2 to tho tem peranre hospltnl ln Chlcago. The next meetlng wlll bc held at the scnool house tho lns t Tuesday In June unless other wise ordered. Several of Edwurd I-ingllle's friends met at hls home thls weck to celebrate thelr blrthdny nnnhersarics. Among the cuests were Mlss Lessa Hlchardson of St. Johns, X. F Arthur J. Hurwrey of Lynn, Mass., E. Russell, A. Rattee nnd A. Harrlngton of Brattleboro and Guy Langllle of Chleopee. WEST DUMMERSTON. Chester Unrrls ls serlously 111. Mrs. S. B. nced ls earlng for Mrs. Mer ton Adams ln Wllllamsvllle. F. J. White Is setting up hls new saw mlll. Ile wlll be ready for business the last of thls week. Mrs. Ilugh Rogers sllpped white stand lng on a ehalr hanglng out clothes and spralned and eraeked a bone ln her wrlst. Mlss Maudo Wilson gave a birthday party to lier many friends nnd nelghbors last Saturday evenlng. Ice cream, cake and frult were served, and a good tlme was enjoyed by nll. GREEN RIVER. Rev. Mr, Irvlng wlll hotd servlces at the ehurch Sunday, Mny 31, at 2:30. Mrs. Allen of Hartford, thls state, has been 111 at the home of her slster, Mrs. Richmond Thomas. Frank Barry and family wlll soon oc cupy the E. W. Legate house. Mr. Barry wlll work for H. Stowe. Mr. nnd Mrs. L. B. Clark of Bellows Falls spent Saturday and Sunday wlth thelr slster, Mrs. Charles Brackett. The Cllsbee store, whlch ls now vacant, leaves a good openlng for a llvo man ln startlng ln business here wlth a new Btock of goods. WEST GUILFORD. Charles C. Gerow of Bloomlngrove, N. Y who has been vlsltlng hls daughter, Mrs. F. B. Irvlng, has returned to hls home. Hls daughter, Mary, who eamo wlth hlm, wlll remaln a few weeks longer. Sunday, May 21, Rev. F. B. Irvlng pieached a very lntcrestlng and helpful sermon from Psalms lxx: 12, " Cleanse thou nie from secret faults," uslng force ful lllustratlons and showlng the great danger of an outslde appearance of good ness, wlth cherlshed slns of the heart. Interest ls unabatcd ln all the ehurch Bervices. At a meetlng whlch was called at the Baptlst ehurch lt was voted to call a councll to ordain Hev. F. B. Irvlng, pas tor of the Baptlst ehurch. The ordlna tlon exercises wlll take placo ln the ehurch Wednesday, June 3, beginnlng at 10 a. m. Promlncnt speakers wlll be pres ent. Invltations have been sent out, and lt ls expected a largu number of dele- gates, both pastors and people, wlll be present. Speelal muslc wlll be rendered, an lnterestlng program wlll be arranged, and much Interest is manlfested ln the occaslon. Entertainment wlll be fur nlshed for, all, also feed for the horses. "CEDAR LAWN" BURNED. Beautiful Residence and Summer Ho tel at Bernardston Destroyed Loss $10,000. ' Cednr Lawn," the residence nnd sum mer hotel of Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo A. Al ford, was burned ln Bernardston, Mass., Tuesday afternoon, together wlth tho barn. A portlon of the eontents of the house, was saved, the horses from tho barn and some other thlngs. The loss Is about $l(00n, nnd the property was partly Insured. ln Mr, Alford's desk were deeds and mortsages, but the desk was taken out and the eontents saved. Thff houso was one of the handsomest In town. It was bullt some years ago by N. S. Cutler, now of Greenneld. Mr. Alford left home May 4 on a business trlp to the West. Mrs. Alford left homo Tuesday forenoon and took a trolley rlde to Holyoke. The news of the llro reached her there. The flro caught ln a partltlon ovcr the kltchen runge. Mlss I. Tappen nnd Mlss I.ucy Webster, both of Gloucester. were guests at Cedar Lawn," b.ut both were away from tho houso at the tlme of tho flre. Mrs. C. C. Duncan and daughter of Brooklyn were also guests. All of thcso lost personal effects. The houie of Fay Whlthed and the barn of I, B. Hale caught flre. Tho lce house of Mr. Whlthed burned. Baxter B. Burrows and Leslle Hough ton of tne flre department dld speclally Bood Bervlce. They worked near a gaso llne tank when tho heat was so great that water had to be nlmost constantly thrown over them. It wns thelr work whlch taved the AVhlthed house and other property. We all can do better than yet we havo done And not be a whlt the worse; It never was loving that emptied the heart Nor glvlng that emptied the puree. To Assimilate Food see that your stoinach and liver are in proper condition. To do it easily and pleasaut ly take Beecham's Pills SoM Etfrjwhtre. In lpoieil0c.n12!e. GUILFORD. Mrs. Sanders of Jnmnlcn has been vls ltlng her slster, Mrs. J. Weatherhcnd. Mlss Mnry Lench of Northfield Fnrms wns the guest of her cousln, Mlss Ethcl I.cnch, ovcr Sundny. There was n lnrgo number 'present -nt the servlces held ln Chrlst ehurch Sun dny nfternoon, whcn Blshop Hnll nnd Rev. Mr. Mnthlson olllclatcd. The cholr of St. Mlchncl's ehurch ln Brattleboro snng, and mnny from Brattleboro were present. Blshop Hall cxprcssed hls plens tire nnd nppreclatloh ln tho lmproved np penrnnce of the ehurch, thnnklng all those who wlth money and labor havo helped to benutlfy nnd preservo tho old ehurch. GUILFORD CENTRE. Mrs. Sllns Tnnner of Colraln ls vlsltlng nt Mnrcus Worden's. Clarence Wllklnson of Halifax Is nt work for F. E. Thaycr. Mrs. Arthur Chnplu nnd chlld nro vlslt lng at 1!. Akeley's. Mrs. C. A. Clark went Thursday to Hinsdale to spend Memorlnl day wlth relatlycs. Mrs. Crtbn Mlner wns ln HlnsdaM over Sunday to nttend tho funcral of Chandler S. Fay. W. A. Lowo of Hlverslde, Mass., vlslted nt S. M, Bullock's thls week whlle ln town in the interest of the Internatlonnl Stoek Food company. Twenty-slx mcmbers of Broad Brook Grange attended the 30th nnnlvorsnry celebratlon of I'rotectlvc Orange at Brut tleboroo Wednesday evonlng. Mrs. Frcd Hlchardson had a curloslty las-'t week ln the shape of a chlcken wlth lour perfect legs. Two' were ln thelr proper plnce and two were grown Just in front of the wlngs wlth the toes turnlng back. The chicken llved only a. few inln utts after comlng from tho shell. l'he program for the next regular meet lng of Broad Brook Grange Wednesday eenlns, June lu, is as follows: Muslc by cholr; reading, ltoy lngrnham; Grange laper, Mrs. Mlnnie Whittemore and Mrs. Allce Tnomas; essay, Mrs. Mary Bullock; paper, "Vermont roads; thelr malntun unce nnd Improvement," Merton Thomns, followed by dlscusslon; muslc by cholr. WEST HALIFAX. ltemember Memorlal day. Come early and brlng llowers nrid provislons, Good speaking and good music are assuretl, nnd a good attendanco is deslred. Arthur Chaso of Jacksonville has bought the Frank Grillln farm. F. E. Battey, who is on the farm now, wlll move to the Henry Bobers place near Jack sonville. Hev. A. A. Smith of the Centre ehurch preached the Memorlal sermon ln thls town last Sunday. The house was well lllled, and all speak ln the hlghcst terms of ttie dlscourse. A case of small pox has developed at Winnie Houghton's near tho deer park ln thls town. Dr. Aldrlch of Brattleboro has charge of the case. Several ersons liave been exposed to the dlsease, and all cx posed persons hnve been put under (juar antlne. Every effort wlll le mnde to check tho disense at once. The authorl ties will louk after the mattcr wlth all dlllgence nnd care. JACKSONVILLE. Sulclde by Hanglng. Thomas Benton Ingell commlttetl sul clde by hanglng wlth a rope In the barn at hls home early Momlny mornlng. The body wns found by members of the fam ily on golng to the barn to do the morn ing's work. Mr. Ingell nnd hls son-ln-law bought the C. 11. Wasto farm ln tho south pnrt of the town a little over a year ago and moved there. Some tlmo Inst year Mr. Ingell had a shook whlch seemed to make hlm despondent, nnd a short tlme ago he felt greatly wronged ln the purchase of u palr of horses. II. L. I'utnam is worklng nt the mlll In Wilmington. The base ImII boys served lce cream nnd cake at the Grange hall Wednesday evenlng. Some of our people thlnk they know how to bring raln, and hnve thercfore btgun haylng, The Whitingham base ball team will play at Shnttuckille Memorlal day agalnst the team of that place. E. A. Tcmple & Co. are paintlng their bulldlngs, store, dwelllng, etc, nnd much improvlng that corner of the town. Mrs. R. Q. Wilcox ls in Easthampton, Mas., on account of the slekness of her granddaughter, Mildred Reed, wlth mcas les, The base ball players were surprised last Saturday mornlng wlth the Informa tlon that the Readsboro boys were on their way to play here. The result was 24 to 4 ln favor of our team. Mr. and Mrs. George II. Coleman are on their weddlng trlp through the north part of thls county nnd Windsor county nnd other places. They were marrled May 19. Congratulations and a wclcome home! Arthur B. Chase has swapped his pretty place in thls village with lt. R. Brough of Springlleld, Mass., for tho Griltln farm ln Halifax and is moving there thls week. Mr. Chase has reslgned as con stalile of the town. We are sorry to lose Mr. and Mrs. Chase but they aro so near that we hope to seo'them often. Dr. Frank D. Stnfford of North Adams. nsslsted by a physlclan from the hospltal, Dr. Gillett of Wilmington and Dr. Thomas of thls place, performed an operatlon npon Mrs. Wnles A. Cheney Monday even lng for strangulated hernla, Jlrs. Cheney was in n eriticai condition. All of tho chldren eame home on uccount of her attllction. She ls at tho present wrltlng ns comfortable ns mlght be expected un der the circumstances. EAST JAMAICA. Several deer have been feedlng on the meadows lately. They seem very tamo. The slck ones are better. E. S. Allen and Mrs. Charles Slmonds aro stlll under the doctor's care. We regret to lose Mrs. Marcla Gleason from our eommunlty. She was marrled May 17 to Sllas I'lke, afid wlll make her home with hlm in Jninalca. Most of the farmers have flnlshed plnnt Ing. Some have taken ndvantage of tho horse corn planter, E. S. Allen had two ncres put ln ln 1V6 hour Monday. The trestle on the narrow gaugo near E. S. Allen's caught flro Monday and Mr. Allen worked two hours before he could put out the llames. Thero ought to bo some means at hand so that llres on the brldges can be put out. He'ar the llarvard Quartet, L. G. S. SOUTH LONDONDERRY. Mlss Bertha Adams of Brattleboro spent Sunday at G. C. Roblnsln's. Mrs. A. E. Cudworth is vlsltlng friends ln Cambridge and Troy, N. Y. Mrs. G. Monla of Proctorsville vlslted at Mrs. F. W. Melendy's last week. Mrs. C. G, Roblnson nnd son. Ralnh. havo gone to Springlleld. Mass., for a few weeks. Irenus Collins dled on Wednesdav nfter a palnful and llngerlng Illness from a can cer on hls face. One brother, Henry II., rematns of tho Collins family. and lt was at hls house that Mr, Collins dled. Soldlcrs' Sunday was obscrved at thn Baptlst ehurch last Sunday, both churches unmng in tne meetlng. Hooker post, tho Womnn's Rellef corps nnd Sons of Vct erans attended ln a lody. Rev, F, E. Coburn eave an excellent sermon, and thero wns appropriate music by tho cholr. The ehurch was handsomely decorated with green and rlver plnks. Much credlt ls duo to Mlss Hallie Thompson, Mlss Mlnnie Tyler. Mrs. II, B, Boynton and Mrs, II, 1', Chase for their successful e lorts ln beautlfying the ehurch. NEWFANE. Mondny, June 1. wlll ushcr ln n qulet weddlng. V.'nllnre C'ook of Brattleboro wns ln town Frlday nnd took awny Bnxter C. Cushlng's mnre, Klt. Mrs. Kezlnh l'nrk wlll bo 91 ycnrs old on June 4, the oldest rcsldent ln thls pnrt of Newfane, lf not in town, Charles E. Pnrk of Wllllamsvllle, nfter sevrrnl months' lllness, wns able to vlslt hls nged mother hcro recently. Mrs. Adella Stlll, slster of tho lato Franklin Snwycr, hns returned recently to her home ln Boston after wlntcr's sojourn ln Floridn. S. G. Brown. M yenrs old, wns able to attcnd the nnnunl meetlng of the stock holders of the narrow gauge rallroad ln Brattleboro on the 23d. C. M. Newton, formerly of thls town, hns rcnted hls frult plnco ln Orlnndo, Florida, and is supplylng tcmpornrlly ln n clothlng storc ln Wnlllngton, Conn. Rollln Rlchnrd DeWltt, a student at Gcimnn unlversitles for a few years, nt- tended recently a functlon of stnto nt tho Amorlcan nmbassndQr's home, nnd wns surprised to tneet there a Mlss Blrchard from Cihlo. Aecordlng the " tho prophetess " who ought to know, belng one of the dozen to take a promlnent pnrt, Hymen, hlm self, will be very busy on Mnln strert In thls, senson. preparlng for leadlng six couples ln nuptlnl processlon. It ls somethiug never before known at j ln;t week P0icitint. ubscrlitions for the thls tlme of year to have so many com- world's Atln mltments to our eountv jall fnr intoxl- ' . ... ... cntion nnd resulting rows. nnd the enuse , Mlss Amdla Hotrt n trnlned nurse seems to hnve some connectlon wlth the ,from, 1!o!",nn- time nt llcenso Inw-so they sny in Brattleboro. llor ""m0 "ure- Dr. Mnrshall O. Ilowe salled for I'orto 1 Tho senl" ,ln l,he Spmlnary held 1 two Hlco thls month In the Interests of the ! vcr?' fuc,crul Ml of lce crenm ln the Botanlcnl purdens ln New York where I I,nrk last wcck- , ho is nssistant curator. IIo was at Flor- I 7- G- Balloy nnd Mrs. L. A . Shepherd ida Reels last yenr nnd nt Newfound- ' of South Newfane have vlslted recently lnnd. Cnpe iireton and ndjaceut' eoasts nt Hcnry liulley's. ln lPil. lie expects at some future dato The tiekets for the concert by the Hnr to make n collrctlng trlp to Europe, vnrd nunrtet nre selllng rapldly. A few Where he will also consult wlth famous I good ents nre left. botnnists. I nuby Stebblns wlll spend Memorlal llnrper's Monthly hns acceptcd an ar- ! day wlth her slster, Mlss Ella Stebblns, ticie trom tne rendy pen of Ur. Abel J. Grout, son of Deacon Grout, nnd nt present botanlcnl Instructor lu tho Brook lyn Hlgh school. Ur. Groufs nrtlcle on nerlnl shlps In n Insl yenr's Hnrper was of pecullar Interest to niituro lovers. nnd had a genernl tone that would nttraet at tentlon from nny render. We should ex peet that n nature liook by thls author would take hlgh mnk. Farmlng In A'ermont attrncted the nt tentlon of Ilermnn Beuseh, n young man from New York clty, alKiut two years ago, and hls parents bought the Jnmes llowe place In dlstrict No. 9, the house on whlch was burned shnrtly previous to that tlme. Young Heusch faneled Bcn casson cabln on Newfane hlll and declded to bulld n slmllnr one. He bullt a lnrger log cabln nnd oeeupled It nlone ccept for a time In the summer when the other members of hls family Jolned hlm. Ile has recently enlisted In the nnvy. Mr. nnd Mrs. H. I'. Beuseh. the parents. cnme n month ago nnd declded to contlnuo uiii'iifM'uifiiin uii inu iiiii.-t; uiiii mti n for n summer residence, leavlng it In cnarge i-ren i nuerwooti. who ls ndiiing .i i.r, i-,sm ireiuii nui-c s-iurn ot tne house, wlth nntural posts of dlf- lerent Kinus 01 woou on tne rann. Mr. , """--" '','" '"'""" 'ms "' 1f . ',mn,, 'J." 1,la.- oes. n few samples of whlch he took home to test by eatlng, and so fresh nnd nlce were they thnt he ordered a barrel to be dug nnd sent to hls New York homo by exprcss In the last dnys of Aprll. The family have spent consldernblo money on the place, and propoe to spend July nnd August there. whlch promlses well for the nelghborhood. Henr the Hnrvard Quarlet. 1.. G. S. SOUTH NEWFANE. K. M. Dexter returned Monday to hls home in rhiladelphla. Mertim Slone has solil hls horse to a man In Spilnglield, Mass., nnd wlll drlve It there. Henry Ingram's fnmily have movel upon Stratton hlll. Mr. Ingrnm will work for W. M. lngram, who has a contract for getting out lath. Mrs. Florence Shepard Osgood and daughter of Claremont, N. H., nre spend ing a week wlth Mrs. Osgood's parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. G. Shepard, and olher relatlves. ine p.isuir oi ine nnptlst ehurch. Rev. , , ' iasi inursuay juHnMii'nu, wnure ne nau oeen con dtietlng specinl meetings for ten davs ln the Baptlst ehurch there. Tho state Audubon sncloty should be commended for the good work whlch It Is dolng fnr the ehlldren by sendlng out Au- dubon tmvellng IlbrarlfS for use ln our schools. At pres-ent the puplls at llrook slde nnd l'.irish nre havlng the benetlt of the book nnd llnely coloreil bird eharts. Early next month they wlll l? placed in tho Wllllamsvllle and South Newfnno sehools to remaln until the close of the term. A memorlal servlrc wns held Sunday ?-,,.V-, J.i.L1, l;,,"re"' hf Methodist nml t nlxersallst .(.cletles unltlnp. Rev. G. K. ! Webster 01 tne llllamsville churcn excellent address. The muslc 1 save an ny the cholr from the three socletles un der the dlrection of S. 1 1. Mnrse was of a hlgh order. The ehurch dccorated wlth tlags, potted plnnts nnd cut tlowers. ln the evenlng Rev. I.. H. Elllott of Waterbury spoke upon the work of the Veimont Bilile societv. lhe rwentleth century llmltul traln mnde a run of 307 miles In 292 mlnutes over tho I.nke Shoro road between Clevelnnd and Dune Park Tuesday. You must either soar or stoop, Fall or trltimph. sland or droop; You must either servo or govern, Jlust be slave or must Ihj sovercign; Must, in tinc, bo loek or wedge, Must be nnvll or bo sledge. Goethe. Young Plants Every farmer knows that some plants grow better than , rtfliofc C , : 1 i. ,v otners. bou mav be the same and seed mav seem the same ! i ... , 3 . , oault- uut auuit: piunis are weaK ancl others strong. And that's the way with children. Thev are like vonno- plants. Same food, same home , ' oa"ly' llu'11il-i I aaiuc uure duc some grow big and strong while others stay small and weak. Scott's Emulsion offers an easy way out of the difficulty. Child weakness often means starvation, not because of lack of food, but because the food does not feed. Scott's Emulsionreallyfeeds and gives the chilU growing strength. Whatever the cause of weak ness and failure to grow Scott's Emulsion seemfi to find it and set the matter rifeht. .. . Send for free saraple. i Scott & Bownc, ChemiEts, 109 Pearl St., New york j"v. iuu 1,00 j au aruguis, 1 TOWNSHEND. ltnrrv Sparks Is worklng In the stenm mill. Snmuel Ewings hns not been ns well the pnst wtek. Rev. C. E. Hnywnrd of I'utnoy vlslted in town Inst week. Dr. Osgood attended the medlcnl meet lng nt Bellows Falls. Mrs. John Colburn of Newport Is Vlslt lng nt Orlton Follett's. MIsf JStln Marah Is sprindlng soveral weeks In Bellows Falls. A. A. Blood Is at work on the Cathan plazzn nt llnrmonyvllle. Mr. nnd Mrs. John Allbee vlslted thls week nt Edgar Allbee's. Mr. nnd Mrs. Hrynnt of Winhall vlslted last weck at Fred Reed's. Rus-sell Blood, who Is worklng ln Bel lows Falls, spent Sunday nt home. Mnrjorle Recd has been soriotwly III the pnst week, nnd under the doctor's care. A number of old soldlcrs nttonded the memorial servlces at Newfane Sunday. Rev. E. A. Ro-nl oillclated nt tho King l'llmpton weddlng In Wnrdsboro Wednes day. Mrs. J. Dalo wns cnlkd to BrnttlolKiro lnst v.eek by the scrious illness of Orlnda Ford. Mr. and Mrs. Orren Davis have vlslted the pnst week ln Grafton, Chester and Springlleld. , ln springlleld, .Mass, Jlrs. Mcrrlll Hodgklns of Brattleboro is vlsltlng her brother. Fayette Cook, nnd other relatlves in town. Mr. nnd Mrs. Charles l'nrk and Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Wlllard of Wllllamsvllle were nt Fnyctte Cook's Sunday. Zlnn and Henry Cobb were called, to Wnrdslmro Inst week by the scrious Ill ness of their father, Hiram Cobb. On ncconnt of graduatlon exercises next wtek the Baptlst ladles' nld soclety wlll postpone thelr meetlng to Thursday, June 11. Guy Itardwell, who had mcasles nt Irvlng "Wntson's, Is able to be out thls week. Other rnembers of tho family now hnve the dlsonsc. J. H. Ware. who hns n large herd of i-uttle. ls buylng hny for them on account of the poor condltlon of hls pastures from the severe drouth. Mnrtin Sparks, who has already made ( n numlwr of improvements on hls new houso nt 1 lurmony vuie. nas nau new wm ; ,i0Ws put ln the past week. Ml. Grnce of Middlebury ls worklng for n,.coe varsh ln the blacksmlth snop, . :uKen(1 Weatherbee is the wheel- ttrKh,. AU are k(., bvry ad hnvo much work ahend. I fM.lmnevs l.ave Wn laid the pnst week ln Everett l'hlillps's new house. Mr. Flavln nnd Mr. l'arrot, who have done thls work. wlll do nll the masonry ns soon ns the bulldlng ls ready for lt. ! I'rinclpnl Harthorne dellvered nn nd- ' dress before the tenchers and puplls of Westminster at thelr memorlal e-xerclses , Wednesday. From Wes-tmlnstcr he went to Montpelier on i xamlner's business. We thlnk some of tho cool breezes Sun ! day and Monday mornlngs must havo come to us from Montnnn, wlth lts three I feet of now. There wns a frost hero I Sunday nlght whlch killed vlnes and other i growlng thlngs. I On Mny 16 the Chester baso ball team came here to play wlth the Semlnary team, lielng defe.'itt-.l 23-1. When the Semlnary team went to Chester they ndded to thelr team some of the exiK.Tts I from the Vormont Acndemy team. I Ilaynes Panders and hls three carpen- ters nre at work ..t Wnlter Eddy's, mak- lng a erenmeiy out of the old ell of Mr. , Eddy's house. Mr. Sanders has a sepa 1 raior, nnd sends to mnrket overy two ! weeks 3.VJ pounds of butter of superlor quallty. The people In the south part of the vll- ; inge had a frlght last week Friday from the burnlng out of tho chlmney In Harrlson Chamborlain's house, occupled by Irvlng Chase. There wns a strong wlnd nt tne tlme. but the nelghliors rnl Ued. and through thelr efforts no serlous I damage was done. The Semlnary students aro very busy rehearslng for the prlzo speaking and graduating cxerelt.es, under the Instruc tlon of Mrs. Greenleaf, who came from the Emerson School of Oratory, who hns tho work in charge, and has shown her self a fnithful nnd competent instructor ln the short time she hns been here. M'lw. PnlUnn.l Iw.l .1 taklng thelr annual trlp to Brattleboro last Satunlay must have had a cood ilme vlsltlng among themsclves durlng thelr lonir wnlt nfii.r ,rni.-in ,ir,,.. n ci.... Holo bridge. liesldes belng somewhat hungry for thelr dinner when they arrlveil at the Brooks House. The narrow gauge rallroad Is nn lnterestlng study to lts pa trons all along tho route. The exnmlnntlon at the Semlnary for the Masonlc prlze occurred Wednesdny. The papers have been sent away to be judged. Rev. Smlth Baker, D. D., of l'ortland. Mnlne, wlll dellver tho nddress grnduntion day, and the bnccalaureate sermon will be preached In the Baptlst ehurch May 31 by Rev. George B. Lnw son of Brattleboro, whose pulplt wlll be supplled by Rev. E. A. Royal. WEST TOWNSHEND. j Mrs. G. N. Wood has leen 111 tho past two weeks. Mrs. D. E. Boyden has returned from New Ixmdon, Conn. Ilugh Stratton Is spendlng a few dnys at home previous to golng to Callfornla. There was no Sunday mornlng servlce, as Mr. Ilnnly was attendlng n funeral ln Newfane. Mrs. Klngsbury who ls wlth her slster. 5,rs- cimpman Burmughs, from a badly sprained arm. m, ,...,,. Is sufferlng Wllllam Vnn Ness and llttle ton ot sprtngfieid. Mass., ar. Itlng relatlves here. Mrs. Vnn Nes vls- ess ex pects to remaln some weeks. Frank Barber is moving thls week to the house he bought recently of Charles Hobblns. Mr. nnd Mrs. Theodoro Bar ber nnd ehlldren have gone to Brattle boro to Joln Mr. nnd Mrs, Robblns, who have l'eeu lhero pome tlm Th0 re- moval of the Robblns and BaPber famllles will be a loss deeply felt ln ehurch and soclety and it Is much regretted. Standard of Purity for All Food Products. The Unlted States ls to establlsh an olllclal stnndard of purity for all food products, and the federal government Is to secure the same respect for thls stand ard as that accorded to recognlzed units ot weights nnd measures. A commltteo of sclentists has nlready practlcally com pleted the formulatlon of refiulrpmcnts for lhe stnndards of purity of meats'anU meat products, mllk and mllk products, splces nnd condlments nnd comblna'tlons thercof. Other classes of food products now under conslderatlon nre cereals and products thereof, and salad and tnble olls. The entire catcgory of edlbles will bo consldered seratlm and a standard fixed for each, The last to be taken up wlll be beverages, includlng fermcnted and distllled llquors, mlnerol waters, frult syrups anll all carbonated llqulds. WARDSBORO. Herbert nnd Wnlter Smlth of Spring lleld. Mnss., enmo Sunday to nttend the funernl of thelr brother-ln-law. Chiirle Nfweomb; nlso Fred Newcomb nnd Mrs W. W. Newcomb of Fltchburg, Mass., brother and slsler of Mr. Newcomb, nnd I.otln nnd Wnlter Newcomb of Brattle boro, hnlf brothers of Mr. Newcomb. Charles Newcomb passed away on Thursday nlght of last week, after a long nnd pnlnful lllnoss. He wns n momlxT of the Methodlst churcli, nnd by hls denth the soclety loses nn e.imest and falthful worker. Funeral servlces wero held Sun day nt hls home nt 2 o'clock, Rev. George t'nmpboll olllcinting. He lenvt n wlfc nnd one son who deeply mourn hls loss. Hear the Harvard Quawet. L. O. S. SOUTH WARDSBORO. King-Pllmpton Weddlng. A qulet home weddlng took plnce at the home of Martln liimpton Inst Wednesday. when hls youngest daughter. l.ottlo Mary, was unlted In tjinrrlago to Rev. J. Duke Klng. formerly of Barre. Only lntlmate friends and relatlves wero present. The hout- was tastefully deco rated wlth evergreen and potted plants. The coremony was performed by Rev. A E. llnrtwell of Townshend, and took place under a beautiful nrch of evergreen, as the clock was strlklng twelve. The rlng servlce was uschI. lhe brlde was attlred ln whlto organdle and cnrried whlto car nallons. Mlss Nettlc Johnson preslded at the orgnn, Mlss Allce Plimpton. slster of the brlde, wns brldesmnld. and Don O. Butterfleld of Wilmington wns best man. Refreshments were served after the core mony. Rev. and Mrs. Klng departod for n short weddlng Journey nmld a shower of rlce. After n shnrt time the wlll gu to thelr new homo ln Ttirnor. Malne. They woro the reclplents of many beautiful and tiselul wetldlng glfts. The young peo ple aro widely and favorably known here. Tho groom has leen pnstor of the Bap tlst ehurch at West Wardsboro the past eor, during which tlmo ho has galned mnny warm friends. Wnrdsboro ls the bride's natlve town, where she has been one of the most popular young ladles. Rev. and Mrs. Klng hnve the congratula tions of nll. nnd It Is the wish of their many friends that they may enjoy a long and happy wedded llfe. WILMINGTON. The Memorial Servlces. Tho Congregatlonnl ehurch was fllled to lts capaclty on Sunday mornlng to llsten to lhe unlon memorial servlces. The Grand Army post was present In a uouy nnd a good number of the assocl- ate members were nlso present. Revs Rlegel, Wells and Foshay asslsted Mr. Woodman In conduetlng the servlces. Mr. woodman dellvered an excellent dls course. taklng ns hls text Job. 34:29. Tho central thought of the dlscourse was the fnthcrhood of God and the broth erhood of man. The address was em belllshed with many alluslons to anclent hlstory whlch were apt nnd lnterestlng. Referonees to the war of tho rebellloti showed that the speaker was a good stu dent ln the hlstory of the gTeat struggle nnd fully understood the great sacrlflces made bv tho men that stnod In the ninks of the Unlon army, and was one 01 tne very best evcr dellvered ln Wil mington on a slmllar occaslon and tho post commander took occaslon to thank the sponker, ln behalf of the post. Over 50 Cases of Measles. There are fully aO cases of measles in town and over 3u of the scholars in the village schools are absent on that ac count. C M. Itussell will dellver the Memorlal oratlon at Chester Saturday. Real Estate Agent C. M. Russell has sold the Shlppee plnce in Searsburg to .nson ii. iross. Myron Burr nnd family of Canada have visiteu in town thls week, the guests of .Maniy u. uurr. E. H. I'orter Is constructlng a veranda wnien will be a great addltlon to hls res- luence. on bouth Rlver Mreet. J. Wlllls Temiile of Troy, N. Y., was in town recently vlsltlng. He hns a gjod posltlon wlth the Swift companv. Hnrry Tuttle of Greentleld, who was severeiy inlured in a ra road ncclilent .1 few months ago, ls In town for n short time. Mlss Rose ilnynes of Pittsfield, Mass., spent a few days ln town reeentlv Sn hns a good posltlon as stenographer and. ijpewmcr in tnat clty. Rev. Mr. Foshay wlll preach hls fare well sermon at the Baptlst ehurch next Sunday mornlng. Tho Congregatlonnl and Methodlst congregations will Joln in the servlce. Extra efforts are leing made to render the exercises on Saturday of more than usual interest. The martlal music by the North Adams drum corps wlll bo llne nnd nll wlll enjoy the exercises in me morial hall. Frank I.. Allen hns sold hls stock of BTOccrles and erockery to Walter S Brown, who will (lt up the flrst lloor of hls store ln tho Tlmes block for the trado in tncse goods, moving hls stock of fur niture to tho sccond lloor. I'orter J. Fiteh of thls placo and Mlss Mlnnie R. Hubbard were marrled nt the home of the bride's parents, Mr. nnd Mrs Fred B. Hubbard. Urbana, Illinols, on Mny IGth. Mr. nnd Mrs. Fitch returned to Wllmlnglon on Saturday and at once began keeplng house In their house on Hlgh strcet. Mr. and Mrs. Fltch are llfe-long residents of the town nnd they have tho klndest regards of all who wish them happlness and prosjrltv in every partlcular. Hear the Harvard Quartet. L. G. S. WHAT A BLESSING TO BE ABLE TO. " For a long time I was obliged to get up several titnes during the night. I Bnffured 80 severeiy from Kidney and Bladder Trouhle, relief seemed tloubtf nl. Dr. David Kennedy's Fovorite Remedy was rocommended to me f or this terribly distressing diseaso. I took it but a sbort time and found olinost iminediate relief. InBtead of getting up a number of times I can now sleep all night." GEORGE STEVENS. Co. I, Natlonal Soldiers Home, Va. Bright's Diseaso, Gravel. Liver Com plaints, Pain in the Back, Rheumatism and Bladder Troubles, too frequent and painful passing of tho water and Dropsy, are all caused by disorders of the kid neys. Dr. David Kennedy's Favorite Remedy hns cured thousamls of people of thoso dUeases, in each case restoring the patient to perfect health. It is pre scribed and recommended by tho best physicians in tho United States. It acts diroctly on tho kidneys nnd the blood. lt drains the blood of all poisouous sub stnnccs, such as uric acid, etc, which causo disease. Favorite Remedy is tho only kidney medicino that acts as a lax ative all others coustipate, Druggists soll it in rVow SO Cant Sizo and tho regular $1.00 sizo bottles. Samfle tottlcenough for tr(al,ft te by mail, Dr. David Kennedy Corporatlon, Rondout, N.Y. Dr, Dild Ktnnedr'i Cherrj Ililum best for Coldi, Coogbi, CouiBBiptloa. ajc, 50c, $1.00. Thousanda Have Kidney Troublc and Don't Know it. How To Flud ont. Flll a bottle or common glass wlth your water and let It stand twenty-four hours; a sediment or set tllng Indlcates an unhealthy condi tion of the kid neys; If It stalns your llnen lt Is evldence of kid ney trouble! too frequent deslre to pass It or paln In the back Is also convinclnf; proof that the kidneys and blad der are out of order. Wliat to Do. There Is comfort In the knowledge so cften expressed, that Dr. Kllmer's Swamp Root, the great kidney remedy fulfllls every wish In curlng rheumatism, paln In lhe back, kidneys, liver, bladder and every part of the urlnary passage. lt corrects Inablllty to hold water and scalding pain In passing It, or bad effects followlng use of liquor, wlne or beer, and overcomes that unpleasant necessity of belng compelled to go often durlng the day, and to get up many tlmes during the nlght. The mlld and the extra ordlnary effect of Swamp-Root Is soon realized. lt stands the highest for lts won derful cures of the most distressing cases. If you need a mediclne you should have the best. Sold by druggists Irt50c. and$l. sizes. You may have a sample bottle of thls wonderlul dlscovery and a book that tells more about lt, both sent absolutely free by mall. Address Dr. Kllmer & TTome of Swamp-Itoot. Co., Blnghamton, N.Y. Vhen writlngmen- tlon reading thls generous olfer ln tnls paper. Don't make any mlstake, but remem ber the name, Swamp-Root, Dr. Kll mer's Swamp-Root, and the address, Blnghamton. N. Y on every bottle. WHITINGHAM. Mrs. ('. S. Chase spent Saturday ln North Adams. Ernest Baker and brlde were at Calvln Baker's Sunday. It ls expected that Rev. It. A. Nlchols wlll preach hls farewell sermon June 7. G. W. Kentlleld nnd E. I.. Wheeler are cuttlng tlmler on the wood lot bought recently of Harley Upton. Mrs. Jnrvis lludson passed away Satur day nlght. The funeral was held from the home Tutwlny and the burlal was In the village cemetery. Mrs. Dexter Murdock, who has been seriously 111 a week, Is Improvlng. Eu gVne Murdock, who has been 111, was able to rcsume work Wednesday. John Bratton of lndlana, a former resi dent. arrlved Wednesday for a three weeks' vlslt among friends and relatlves. Hls nlece, Mlss Della Whitcomb, will re- , turn wltn him. Henry S. Goodnow stlll lays clnims to being lhe chnmpion llsherman on Sadawga lake, havlng brought in a plckerel Wednesday nlght that measured 19 lnches ln length and welghed ,two pounds. The weather Is cold and cloudy thls week, but no raln has fallen.: Straw- berrtes are dylng and grass Is dead ln many places. Frost Monday nlght dam aged early beans and potatoes. The June plnks whlch had budded ln full hang llmp and llfeless. The ense of Jennle M. Sibley vs. A. A. Smith and wife was tried before Justice C. B. Morse at the otllce of C. S. Chase Wednesday. The verdlct was for the plalntifr. C. S. Chaso npHred for the plalntlfT nnd O. E. Butterfleld and F. I.. Brown for the Uefendant. WILLIAMSVILLE. Mrs. D. M. Moore has gone to Claremont to vlslt her slster. The children wlll observe Memorlal day in thelr schools thls afternon. Four persons wero admltted to the Methodlst ehurch Sunday evenlng on pro batlon. Mlss Edna Marcy of Brattleboro has spent a few days with her aunt, Mrs. A. N. Sherman. R. M. Sherman of Seattle, Washington, Is vlsltlng hls parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Sherman. Mr. and Mrs. Fred l'aul and two chil dren of Bellows Falls are spendlng sev eral days with Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Hlch ardson. Mr. nnd Mrs. N. B. 1'erry returned Tuesday of thls week. We are glad to ecu uieir nouse ojen again. Alrs. Tltllfr P!il'fi n tn..t,,r- nn ml..tnn work ln the Methodlst ehurch last week eun-s(iay evenlng. She ls a pleasant speaker and' the lecture was enjoyable. -v game or base ball between the Wll llamsvllle and East Dover boys last Sat- Urdav nfternnnn roui,ttl lr o 20-4 l"n favor of the Wllllamsvllle team. Hho oaitv irlvpn rw.pntu. tr. TTn.,lA ThaVer WJ1 ln rncnlHnn r,f birthday anniversary. Thero were 21 pres- em, unu mey enjoyeu a Uellghtful soclal tlme. Several klnds of cake and coffee were servcc Wllllam Munn of HnK-nt-n hno in i town a few days flshing. Mr. Munn was .111 timiu.u visuor 10 town whlle hls wife WaS HvinT. Itlll Slnnr. tUa A&ntU . Jlrs. James Shlpman nnd Jlrs. Munn wo sviuuiii ue nim nere. J. A. Younir rlnrm.,1 t.lo,. 1 ... ...... j C.CiUllii from a southern trlp. At his former hOme III MlK!rt1lW ll,a. Ur.., 1 IltUS UVKll SO much rnin that farmlng has been delaycd. "" niomas s TXmanac predlcts raln tho lattcr part of thls week. The cholr of tho M..tiir,.n0, ni.....v. a strawberry and lce cream supper at tiiclr vostry Tuesday evenlng. They and hope to be ablo to Bet them with tho money realized from thls snpper. The Iron lirlflir tiai r t? -n i , t c t y s nas not been consldered strong for some time and a wamlng has informed the publlc that they must walk thelr horses. A few days last week were spent by some skeleton bridge- und he 'preseTt "o'ne ni muKG it stronger. 3VIr Vnnni l ,,-.fi . , -d . outciiufj Bevereiy irom xWS? some " w m Sar . ' " "a was recelvlng an X"-ray treatment and tho doetor was called to the dOOr a mnmcn, o.i . F- . , : uuuu uiat time the Injurv was intiin(wi nfL. i Thayer is caring for Mrs'. Vou'ng. who also ls treated twlce a day by Dr. White. Th.o new refrlgerator, whlch Messrs I E6 itJ lmVe been Pttlng Tnto k.ndwhlch.u,7n7Sed,7nT.I,a?e! from BriuTboro 'wlth ten" SSTTi COnstIUCto.1 i.n hn . . ,s Jiff 1 t afl: runs from tho market to Mi. oiV. V "u toat rresh palnt. onr.mSa L XW'JXZ'LX A cold storge soon, e ,,,ace1 ln Hear the Harvard Quartet. U G, S. SOUTH WINDHAM. Tarker. " Iarm t0 0el the summe?, 1 urS fr Miss Ttprthfi ... ,. ... , " "uu 01 J.anuoipii, Mass ls witn her aunt, Mrs, Stoddart. luss- Spr.ngSsst -theek10 The unlnn Enni0 , , uwrt'e iioger. VERNON. Memorlal Exercises. Exercises held In Unlon ehurr h Sunday by Henry Johnson post. . the Relief corps and Sons of Vei, 1 wero Inrgely attended nnd cry intci lng. The progrnm was ln ch.ng. Charles Jackson, commnnder of the p,-', and C. E. Davis, commltteo for the t . ,. The exercises conslstcd of muslc b Mi Agnes Orny, orgniilst, Mrs. J. II I'i ,m, soprano, and Mls E. L. Stebblns, . . ,. tralto, who effectlvely rendered "An tho Valo" nnd " Rest." Mlss Vio,. 1 Reynolds, 13 years old, sang " Th.-n No North or South Todny." Mls- E.i i, Gray reclted "The Georgia Volum.ir Mlssos Dora nnd I'aullne Falrman - L- I a patrlotlc song and Master Nye J , ; , son gave n recltatlon. The nddr' 1 , Rev. F. W. Lewis of Brattleboro 1 attentlvely llstened to nnd was appr . ed by all. The toxt was " Qult un 1 Ke men." The address was lntcti' .1 1 with thrllllng sketches of war ln- . and patrlotlc devotlon to our ll.ig ' country by the " Boys ln Illue i brought out tho pathos ad sufferli ll'i well remembcred by them, the hunvir ,3 I lncldents and storles, as well ns th.. ,,. ous lessons to be drnwn and rememb.T u 1 from lt all. The servlces closcd ai tue ' churcli by the slnglng of Amerka b.. ,,11 pretsent. The baskets of llowers v.ra I then distrlbuted to the Sons ot Wti 1 iw. ' who had been detalled to vlslt the -e i I cemeterles to docorate the graM s fallen heroes. Mrs. Fred H. Stone. Mrs. Jennle, wife of Fred H. h , aged 31, dled on the 10th Inst. at her hme nfter a palnful lllnoss of several w,-. k duration wlth cancer of the stomauh. Mr. and Mrs. Stono moved to thls t,.a from Stratton only a few years agu, a.-, her aged and lntlrm father, Ginigo Sturtovant, for whom Mrs. Stoue u ,j cared wlth the klndest of llllal devot. ,n She was an unassumed and qulet woman, loving her home, and was much esteemui by those who knew her best. The tjnt ral was held from the Unlon ehurch on Thursday, the 21st, Rev. Mr. Wood of West Brattleboro olllclating', and tw j u proprlate selectlons of music were sung by Mrs. Frost and Miss Stebblns A large quantity of beautiful llowers were contributed by kind friends, who deeply sympathize wlth Mr. Stone ln hls be reavement. Tho ladles' clrcle wlll meet next Wednesday afternoon. Euward Armstrong of Nashua is is.t lng at A. W. Campbell's. Mlss Mary Jaqulth of Southbndge Mass., Is spendlng her vacation wlth hei parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. 11. Jaquith. Mrs. Albert Aldrlch and llttle daugh ter, Dorothy. and mald returned to Bus ton Wednesday after a vlslt of several weeks with Mlss Zella Johnson. Elder W. O. Wllllams will preach in the chapel ne.xt Sunday at 11 a. m. aiul .J) p. m. Rev. R. 1C. Marvln wlll preaUi .a the Unlon ehurch Sunday at 2.S0 p. m. SOUTH VERNON. Some of tho farmers are replantmg thelr corn. Henry Brooks expects to go to Bn.uk lyn thls week. There was a sllght frost the lirst vt the week on low lands. Fred Stone and father have broken up housekeeplng and wlll board thls-summer. The drouth ls greatly damaglng the grass crop and sprlngs are getting very low. Mrs. E. Tyler has nearly an acre uf tobacco set out. Others will set their crops next week. Jojeph Woodard was notifled Sunday that hls aged mother ln Northfield lud had her shoulder broken. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Blodgett have moved up to the Johnson farm. He wlll act as foreman thls season. It is sad to vlslt the Centre cemetery nnd to see the condition of the yard, with so many stoncs broken or out of posi tlon, especlally at thls memorlal season, when out of town friends so kindly come to asslst ln decoratlng the graves of our fallen heores. Why cannot we have an nssoclatlon like many other towns around us to care for our town yards. Bulletln on Fertlllzers. The l!xnrlmpnt Rfnflnn v,o ln.t bulletin 99, an &S page publication, con I cerning commercial fertlllzers. It ls the most complete bulletln of lts klnd thus fnr issued ln Vermont and is one of the 1 most comprehenslve publlcations on this subject that has been printed ln the east. It not only glves a revlew of the trade of the year, but dlscusses the nature and , use of fertlllzers .and glves suggestions . ns to cholce, etc. The bulletin is well in- dexed and contalns a dictionary of the I terms used in fertlllzatlon. This ls the flrst of a serles of bulletins in whlch ls ) expected to discuss the whole subject of unu ierinization from A to Z. It may be had for tho asklng. Those dc-slrinfc- to receivo futuro issues without further notlco shnniii noi.- name placed on the malllns 11st. A postal I card addressed to the Experiment Statlon, , Burlington, Vt., is sufflcient. 1 Elmer J. Flanders of Chelsea, a patient who had recently been admltted to the state Insano asylum in Waterbury, at tacked an attendant Monday and attempt eu to escape. Another attendant came to I the assistanco of the one who was strug- 1 Irllni- nll. . V. nn.t . .... . .... ,,iiuein. ana 111 tne melee all three fell and Flanders had three rlbs fractured. Tho affair was thoroughly in vestleated nnd the attendants were ex onerated. THINK TWICE. H Will Repay Citiiens of Brattleboro to Follow This Citizen's Advice. That good old adage "Thlnk twlce and act once"-Is brought to mlnd when one reads the followlng account of the ex perience of a Brattleboro cltlzen. Mrs. Whltney made a publlc statement on the subject years ago, and at thls tlme re peats her forjner tcstlmony with renewed emphasls, Mrs. E. E. Whltney, professlonal nurse, of 18 Green Street, says:-"Vhen llvlng at No. 2 Church Street. in tho winter of U97, I had been annoy'ed for years wlth attacks of paln ln the small of my back and other symptoms of either weakened or overexclted kidneys, when an adver tlsement about Doan's Kidney Pills in duced me to go to Grcene's drug store for a box. If the treatmeht had not pro duced marked results I never would havo bought a second, nor contlnued untll I used several. I made these facts known to residents of Brattleboro at the tlme, nnd now, over five years from that date, I Just as emphatlcally recommend tho same means employed to get rellef as I dld whcn It flrst came to my notlce." For sale by nll dealers. Price 50 cents per box. Foster-MUburn Co Buffalo, N. Y., sole ngents for the Unlted States. Remember the name DOAN'S and take no other. Sold In Brattleboro by Geo, E. Greene, drugglst.