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THE VERMONT PIKENIX, BRATTLEBORO, ERIDAY, AUGUST 26, 1904.
ANN0UNCEMENT8. George P. Mlller, Guilford, Vt. Auctlonocrlng In nll Its branchcs. Ladles' Hnlr shampooed, p5 ccntn. Flrst class mothods nnd mntcrlals. Huurs, 9 to 11; 2 to 4.30, nnd by appolntment 39 Elllot strcet, Brattleboro. Auctlonocr. 1. V. Mc-Clure. iiiictloneer. Sells nll klnds nf nmneitv. Sut ffiicl lon miiirnntced. Ofllco ln coiinty clerk's olllcc. Crosby block, Brat tleboro. Vt. Telcphonu tiutnbcr, AT-4. :t! Brattleboro Prlvate School occupled ck For clc. ror Ista M. Opens Sopt 5 In rooms formorly by Dr. Klnkead, Thompson block, Informatlon address Mlss Chrlsta Park, Townshend, Vt . ed BnATTLEBORO. TlekcU for the Wllllam II. Went mln RtreW wlll ro on nle Wcdnemlav rnoni Ing nt the Imix olTlce. Jnmca Chamborlnln, a Clark Btrect lad wnndered awav from home Mondny and waa found on Flat Ptreot about mldnlBht by Chlof-of-Pollco Hall, who took hlm home. Tlr.ntt pboro men wore returnlnB from tho Grand Army cncnmpment ln uosion 1 . 1. . n nnll nf tltn rn o on n irn ra 1 last vix nuuu ... on n Iloston & Mnlno traln waa tnken to ahow thelr prpfercncea for presldentlal cnndldates. Tho reault was Roosevelt 201, l'arker 0, Swallow C. Hev. K. C. IJasa, D. D.. who Is re membpred na a former pastor of tha iemojisi cnurcii in uriniieut.iu, unu 1 ... 1 - 1, 1 irAmnnf I was one of the spcakcra nt the fourth nn- r.,.i f n Ahlon f.-imllv fdP- n,inr,,a nr nn ai,i...,- hrnrhv whlrh nv... j. w.... - . --- 1 r7-monih Mn rVccntlv to Pljmouth, Mass., repentl. .!. - 4 mn Cnn nnnnTn n. S. Currler of Uarre, presldont of tho vermont, uotxi no.ius nasocinuon, .iiiui wrllten to Jonn K. i.aip 01 uuiuoru, cnair- man or tlie laimers leBiaiaiivp rommn- equippeu wnn a coasier uraue, wiucii oc tec, wnrmly npprovliiB of tho plan to ap- came set so that tlie boy waa unablc to proprlate $100,000 pcr annum from the rlde. He threw the wlipel over n fenco stato trensuiT for pcrmanent iiiRiiways, m i and returned home. i.ner lie acKnowi addltlon to the nresent hlchway tnx. 1 edecA that ho took the blcycle and told va itinin.' 1. m.. nw.iv from l.nmx Wedneadny mornlntr. nnd na he dld not return nt nlsht bls father reportcd hls dlsappearance 10 uniei-oi-rniico jihii, ..l.n i,a.l fl.n lnlnr.1mnn nnd lr.nfitf.il fnr. ... I.' v,' Llnm. v..lr.rHnv rr,r,rr.lnrr ... ........ ..r,...-r, ... Tho boy wns held by tne clilci or ponce nf Vnrlli Adnms untll hls father arrlved I to brins hlm home. He lert lirattleboro on n frelEht traln.' i.vn l.onn nnrrni!-r.rl n fnllnwf. for the town schools whlch bPBln next Mnn.lnv: Centreville. Drlmnrs-. Mrs. J. C. Johnson, Brnmmar, MIfs bdlth Hunt; West Hrat'lPboro. prlmarj', Mlss Ircne I'erry. Braminar, Mrs. Frances II. nor ton: nlnth Brailo, Mlss Mnbol rsims. A. . hlBh. Wealcy S. Nlms, A. B. ; No. C, Mlss Kdith Lord: No. ", Mlss Grace nalley; No. 10, Mlss Corlnne N. UlndRett; No. 11, Mlss Stellu Meacham; No. 13. Mlss Incz Akley. The nuctlon sale of bulIdinB lots In Oak Grove park ypalerday was attended by about 300 people. About 20 lots were sold, rnnslnB In prlce from $C0 to $300. nvrr..i T.rr.annt w.tp c-lvpn awav tn holders of numbered tlckets, and one pl- ano was bIvph wlth the lot sold to Mr. TitiiQ nf Snnti. tnln strppt. Thn Plrt T?r.fHmpnt liand imvp n frpo concert nnd people wcro carripd to tho Brounds froo on tlio street cars. inpre wm be anomer o.itr. (hla nftprtirin nml nnp tomorTnw nf. ternoon, Fred Anson n.irlcr nnd Mlss Jennle Everett Ilobblna were rnarrled Saturday tcr, Mrs. GeorBO F. Iamb, In Grcenfleld, aass., uev. joim u. iwau uuhjiuiihk. nur u Biiuri muuijiiik juuiucy u.uu Mrs Barber wlll make thelr home nt 30 Federnl street, Greenneld. Thcy wlll bo at homo to thc-Ir frlends after Sept. 0. Mr. narber was cmployed sevcral ycars In E. I. Hlldreth & company's prlntlng ofllce, and now haa a posltlon wlth T. Morey hon, prlntcrs or ieBal works, In Grcenfleld. Tl.n -V-nrtV, lnlrnr tn IV,n Kr,r.r,rr. fleld Sunday Ilepubllcan, In announclng (l,n ,.lnn nf tl.n n I f nrrr.n.1 rar,V nf tl.n Knlshts of Pythlaa to bIvo a drill nt the Valley Fair In Brattleboro Sept. 28 and 01 or,lrV "Thn nnmnnnv .ll fjlvn thrnn nr,d r.n.oii,K- fnnr nvhii.itinn .lriiu ri.,Hr,n- i ...... ... " u.... tliat tlme, nnd ln vlew or tho fact that last year the mllltary feature of the fair ...no !. r.mnnnn nf ii. n nr-.nv m,.i. troop of tho United States nrm.v, the en- f-f.rrr.mr.nt nf thn lnnnl nnmnfinv U r. trl. buto to thelr efflciency In drill. Thcy wlll Bivo n strictly fancy drill, many of tho movcments lx-lnB novel and never beforo exeeuted by a boly of men, ns they are orlBlnal wlth the eompany. The eompany ha-s had Its ups and downs, Its periods of enthuslnsm aml ilespondency, nnd nt tlio present tlmo it la at tlio nelght of en- thuslnsm,' whlch Is an Indlcatlon that Brattleboro wlll see a drill dlfferent from any ever Blvcn thero beforc' Henrj' Beza Soule, 70, a resldent of Brattleboro, untll last November, dlcd Saturday nt tbe home of hls Blster, Mrs. Henry Huntington, In Jcwptt Clty. Conn.. after nn lllness wlth brlBhts dlseaao cov- ering n perlod of sovoral years. Ho hrul tieen nearly bllnd 15 years. He was born In Grlswold, Conn., ln 1834, and came to Brattleboro to asslst in bulldlnB the Hall rosldence, "The HemlockB." Afterwards ho was a cablnet maker, and for a tlme he wus In tho undertnklng buslness. The funcral wns held Mondny nnd was nt tpndod by Mrs, Frank Champany of Ca nal street, who llved wlth tho famlly a lonB tlmo, anI by Mrs. Chnrlea Akley. Mr. Soulo is Hurvived by n widaw, who was Mellssa I. I'omcroy or J'.asthampton, MnsH., and who la now nn Invalm ln West Brattleboro, one slster, Mrs. Huntington, and one brothcr, Edwln Soule of Jow elt Ulty. Among tln. many Joyful reunlons due to tho Grand Army encampment In Bos ton was tlie mectinB of W. D. Derby of Keene N. H., nnd hls brother, Nclson Y. D'irby of Mlnneapolis, Mlnn., for the flrst tlme In 47 yoars. Mr. Derby went to Mln neapolis In 1837 when It wns a town of only 2000 lnhubltnnls nnd hn llved thPro to soe It srow to a clty of 225,000 people. Ho servcd In tbe civll wnr In the Cth Mln nesota Infantry- He is accompanied by hls grandson, Malcolm Hoblnson. W. D. Derby served ln tho old Vermont brlgado tlueo years. Ho was wounded In the rlght elbow In the battle of Chancellors vlllo May 3, 18C3, nnd has not been ablo to fecd hlmsclf wlth hls rigbt hand slnco that tlme. The hrothers aro vlsltlng thelr old homo ln Wardsboro thls wcek. Tho old shop thoy worked ln, tho houso that thelr father hullt nnd tho famlllar lillls and mountalns rcmaln to Breet them Just as they dld 47 years ago, but they flnd only a few of tho -old nclghbors. Letter to Ned A. Plummer. Brattleboro, Vt. Dcar Slr: Pny moro for Devoe; be glad to. It l full-meusuro and honest, Palnt Is a watch-dog. How would you llko a watch-doff that wouldn't watch from two to fivo o'clock in tho mornlng? That's short-mcnsure, Hotv would you llko a watch-dog that had a wny of waBBlng hls tall at a bur glar? That's false palnt. Tho burslar ls . rnln nnd snow. Go by tho namo: Devoo lcad-and-zlnc, Yours truly, 1'. W. DEVOE & CO. Now York. P. B. Robblns & Cowles soll our palnt. Fresh plcked Hopsj Wlntergreen, Sass afras and such glfts of the woods mako WiUlams' Root Bcor. riie parochlnl school wlll open Monday, Scpt. 12. On ncconnt of tlio raln Bnturday thero was no rlflo prnctlce nt tho eompany 1 rnnge. The vlllnge Bchools wlll open for tlie fnll lcnn September 12, slx days nfter tbo openlng of the town richooia. Tho ladlca' ald of tlie Methodlst cburch wlll liold tbclr rogular monthly buslness mectltiB next Wednesdny afternoon at 3 o'clock In tlie churcli. Tlio membors of tlie Indles" old soclety of tlie Methodlst cburch met wlth Mrs. F. F. Glenson yeslordny afternoon for nn outlng nnd tea. Tlie tltno waa spent vcry jMeunuuiiy. iv Tho nnnual meotliiB of tho Soclety of Sonmstresat-B, Ncedle-women aml Sliop Glrls of Hrattloboio wlll bo hcld ln Foa- tlval hall Saturday evenlng, Aug. nt ".30 o clock. .tniliio 11. II. Wheeler wlll hold n unt- urnllzntlon court In BpIIowh Fnlls tndny ln tl" Probato court room In Brat- l,?b"m ,,mnorroY' '."or?,ln,t! at L!,. About ln0 ,,l0)1(, , U..1 ows Fa Is nnd awut 25 ln Hrnttleboro wlll be naturallz- Tlio nlana nnd pclflcntlons for tlio addltlon to Hooker block for tlie ue of Dunlmm HrothorB. as nubmltted by uaru ner & Gardner of SprlnBleld, have been accopted, nml II ln expecteu tnat tne cnn- trnri lor iuo duikihib whi ue an.uC. ... 1UW UilH The eolored ninle quartet, who will alnB old-tlmo ncBnt "aplrltuala" ln the Con uroirntlonal cburch next Sundday morn- liiB consIt of I. O. Weatmoreland, lat ti.nor: 11. M. Smlth. 2d tenor; A. It. Hn 1st bass: I.. I'. unver, su oaas. iney are from Atlanta universuy. I 11,,..,. nn nrrnHtpd Tueadav af- tprnoon by Clilef-nf-l'ollco Hall, for In- toxlcatlon. Hoyce fell Into the cnnal near tln brldeo on Klm mipoi nnu woum imve been drowned had not otneii! aeen 111m 1 nnd Dullid hlm out of tbe woter. He was put In tho lock-up. and on Wcdnps- aay morninB ne pienucu kuiuj u.i 1 .1 1 r 1 .. . ,. .,,.,. V.. .... I HelnB unahlo to pay the flne he wus scn- 1,. in Hv In NVwfnnn lall. . ' . . u tn wna rnrmnr v in nn lndiis- -- trinl HCl.ool In Masaachusctta, but w io , . ..nrklnir fnr Morton Dool ttlc. took n blcycle belonBlnB to GoorKe Day ()r centreviiio aunoay anu ruau . BolnB townni vernon. ine wneei wna whero he put It. rso complalnt has been maue uBainai. inm. fhc deslfin nnd contrnct for n monu- ment to Ilew Father cunninBliani nre m .. .. nt ii.,ni,n iit.nl.,.Pa nf r,. t ... i,..., ' , ..' .1. .!.' ll uuimuu iiiiu lliu m ii ... ............ wm bo Blarted at once. Tlie inemorial in t. .uiinr ir. ilmi nf lii.v l.-nihi.r hynch, whlch was deslRned by Hov. T. j. Ciaffney nnd expcuted by Hutlhnn llro- thers. It will bo a recllnlnB flBure drcss- 'n pncsuy Barmciii unu iiiumii-u 1.1 P"re wnuo maruie. ine ucsibo wh uu- C1UUI1 upwii un imiiin lii iii.ji n.iii...ii ate and dpslrable of anythlnB that could bo suKKPsted nnd thp Lynch memorlal after whlch tho proposed monument la copled, Is reBarded ns one of the hanil- somesi wurHa ui iuu niuu in iiiu oiaii-, Tho New Knsland Poultry Journal, pub llshed ln Hartford, Conn., contalned ln Its laat issuc a Ioob story nbout the al- ey Fair, lllustrutcd by n half-tone cut of Mnln strect wlth lts Vnllcy Fair dec orations. Tho cdltor of the Journal la Wllliam ralmer, n natlve born ermont er. Mr. I'almer nnd many othcrs have compllmentcd Secretatr Tasker and otherB vcry hlKhly for the excellence and attractlvpnesa or tne premium llsi lor the comlng fair. Plans are IielnB made 11. nuw ciua m uiu n.ir.c u-i,i .tiii.i, . for Morgan horaos. It Is expectea tnat a good siiowinB or tnis urecu wm bo made, Includlng exhlblts by Mr. Hlnds I of Pittsford, C. V. Paddock, Jr., of west CInremont k. II.," nnd othcrV The open alr mectinB on the common noxi aunaay evcning, wnicn proDnoiy wiu iMj ine lasi lor uic Beason, wiu uegin i at 5.43 o'clock nnd wlll be addrcssed by I Rew A. G. Iawson, D. D., of Newark, N. J., father of Ilew Georse 13. Iaw- son of Ilrattleboro. Besldes the usual muslc splrltua! sonsa wlll be sung by the Atlanta unlverslty eolored malo nuartct, and the collectlon wlll be devoted to the work of the unl- VCrSlty. J. U Martln Wlll prCSlde. TllC ferlps,0.f, mectlnf lms Vc'e," 8Ucc10!,s,ful beyond tllO CXpCftatlOnS Of tllOSC WllO 0" n"B.urnted 'h,cm ""'j. 11 "af? to say ' , u.m.l.vi HUhi mer. IteV. C. O. Day, WllO BIK)ke last Sun day evonlng, sald that he nevcr spoke in . T , , n.,.n n ,....11... " .- " "n-in.-u ",' . . 7 T"" "u,"'"i'. and I ii prlvate conversutlon he was esppc- lally enthuslastic ovpr thp rnovempnt Tho mfetlnB lll KstCyvlllc nt 4.30 Wlll 10 nddressed by Ilew Kdward T. Mathlson. Slnco the Ilppubllcnn caucus of Sntur- day, when Clarke C. Fltts was nomlnnted m4 candldnte for town representatlve, a representatlve of The Plioenlx has lnter- vlewcd Mr. Glbson and Mr. Crosby on the result, and whlle both were naturally dlsappolnlcd at not recelvlnB tho noml natlon both wlll ablde by the vote. Mr. Crosby sald: "It was a fair flght, but I accept tho result and hope my frlenda wlll all turn In nnd support tho caucus nomlnee. Everyonc goes Into n cau- cu3 wlth tho undcrstandlng that ho wlll stand by tho outcome, whatever It may be." Mr. Glbson intlmated that ho mlght bo a candldato two years from now. "After rccclvlng the vote that I dld," ho sald, "I fool that I have some clnlm on tho ollico, and I shail do nll that I can to Bce that my frlends voto for Mr. Fltts We nro bound to nccept the result of the caucus nnyway, and I don t want my supporters to do anythlnB that would Injure my chanccs two years from now. The audlenco ln tho ConBrcfintlonal church Sunday mornlng, assembled to hear Presldcnt C. O. Day of Andover Theologlcnl semlnary, was unusually Iargo and at the close of tbe sermon many erowdcd around to shake the hand of the formcr pastor. Mr. Day was kept husy from mornlng to nlcht. After hls mornlng sermon ho spoke In tho Sunday school and then startcd for Newiano hlll, whero he gavo nn address at Ben- cnsson, returning to Brnttleboro Juat In tlme to speak at tho open alr meetlirg on the common. All of hla nddrcsses were upon hls usual hlgh moral plane, nnd nt the close of hls nddress on the common peoplo nBaln Bathered nround to say a partlnB word. The nttendanco on 1 lraluc'i viviu j. i-errj. vico presi the common wns not fnr from 700. The "ent, Harland T. Mlller; secretary nnd Brnttleboro mnlo qunrtct sang a selectlon nml rVflnn Mnrthrt Wlnklpr nf r"fimitnn N. J., sans a beautiful hymn, "Wlll thero bo nny stars In my crown." Mlss Wink- ler has a rlch mclodlous contrnlto volce, Sho dlBplaycd rnro JudBment In her rendltlon, nnd the audlenco was greatly pleased. Tho Snowflako cannlng factory, whlch has been runnlng In a small way sevcral days, was opened wlth n full forco Wed- nesdny. About 40 hands aro employed. , Iargo portlon of the employes are Ital- lans, nnd thelr servico Is much bcttcr than was that of tho translent bclp In years past, Their foreman Is a brlght young man who formerly was ,a captaln In tho ltallan nrmy. Tho Itnllans oc cupy nuarters whlch were provlded spec lally for them by Baxter Brothcrs, and they buy nll of thelr provlslons of ono of thelr numbcr, who acts ns storekceper. Mr. Blngham, who ls ono of tho flrm of Baxter Brothors, Is ln chargo of tho foc tory. Ho wlll spend moro tlmo ln Brat tleboro thls year than heretofore, and less tlmo at the Westminster factory. Mr. Blngham says the ncreage for tho Snowllako factory Is about one-half less than last year, bclng about 500 acres, and that If nothlng happens to damago the crop It wlll yield not far from 900,000 cans. Tho headquarters of tho flrm aro ln Wnlpole, whero a report Is recelved every nlght from each of thelr 23 fac torles flcattered through Maine, Now Hampshlre, Vorraont and ns far west as Iowa. T" The masons who nro dolng tho brlek work on II L. Kmirson s new bulldlng on Elllot strect nre now luylng the second story. Tlie flxlures 'nre belng tilaocd In C. A. Mi'Hiip'h elothlng store nl tlio old Boyn ton slnnd by Ollbetl Dlx. Fluyd Smlth la ulrlng tlie store for olectrlc llghls. A eoelallKt rnlly wlll bo beld In restlvnl hnll at 8 o'clock next Mondny evenlng. when Jntncs F. Cnrcy of Ilaverhlll, Mnss., a wldcly-known labor agttutor, wlll ipenk. Thp ut'lon cnmp meetlng nt Claremont Junctloti In In progrosa, wlth a lnrger nt tendattco nnd bettor proipects thnn for two or threo yenrs pnnt. Tlio programa t)iU fur )mV( . oul V(.ry clos0 Newn has been rerrlvnd nf the denth of f,. J. Hlsnett ln South FramlnBliHm.MnHx., wblrb oecurred July 21. Mr. lllnnett was pmiilnvpil In the ItettliiB Hrothurs' tore n Iiiiib tltno. The enufe nf death wns henrt dlpnEC. The icRular wiH-kly meetliiBa of the Y. (, T w,)ch hftVp Mfn ,, through tlie month of Ausust. wlll be ? , , A fu ntten,,Hnce , , , nR ,Bn(, fof le , wok w ltted re- de- III be connldered. Frlendshlp clrclo hehl a lawn pirty nt the home of Mm. V. A. L'ooK on washing ton (ttreet Wpdnpnday afternoon. An vx rpllont nupper wan oerved on thp lawn, Tho nl,pndl,nrp wn inrB. and the oera WR( pnJoyeil ihorouRbly The Hmttleljoro Womnn'n club luia a enat pleam.re In ntoro for the Ilrattle tnvro publle ln tbe near future In the way of a Tennyaon pvpiiIiib. when Mrs. I'rntt will kIvp "Knoph Arden wlth plami ae ci.inpanlniPiit from Strauas. nnd alao pev- . ..iM xr..tnnrintti' MIII mualc from t.lza I.ehman. i. n...i... i. 1... t.i.n 11 linntnn nV Knnlli Mnln lm. nnd jnr. Diilic of nrattlelwro were marrlpd at b't. Mlpbncl's Itnman Cnthollc ,....), c nviurk Mondnv mornliiB t a tjpnnlnro Hip tpmnorarv ,)rP3t at thp church. pprformpd the cere- mony MIm Mar o VnlnrlBlit h Ijr1"1''0""' "Twclfth NIBhf has been a brllllant suc- cps fmm tlie nrtlatlc and flnanclal stand i .. i i inniun III ill !arcj un(lpr llie .Hrpctlon of JuIps !.!.. n. .,n,..,.,o,( n.m ulll rir,.nt It hprp In n nhort tlme la tho promlFe of a inre nnd excellpnt nttractlon for ule piensure lovlnB pulillc. Hie comtiany that Is presentlnB "The Mummy nnd the HummlriB Ulrd" to dc- llKl.ted nudlencew evpr"where 1ms not a Blnule weak membpr In It. Kach chnr actfr Is IntcrpretMl by nn artiat In overy sense of tho word. A nire trpnt Is In storo for locnl thpntrcBOpni ln tbe near future when tbls dpllBhtfut coincdy auc- ccas wlll be presented in Ilrattleboro, ProtCCtlVO GmnBO COIlfcm-d tllP tlllrd . , ,,. . ' n inan v nmt,. VlsitlnK membors were prespiit from Chesterdeld, HlnslnIo, Northflpld, ernon. Guilford, Dummers ton and Colrnin, M)me hnvlne drlvcn 25 mllps to attend thp mpetlnB. Tbe har- vest supper waa Rprved. I'leaaliiB ro- marks were made by somc of the vlslt- ors. After the close of the meetlnK thcre waa an hoiir of aoclabillty and dnncliiB. Tho Cheslnut 1 1 111 ltenfnolr mmpany ln laylns a slx-lnch water plpe on Oak Gnivo avenue. I'ipp for Bas 1b N-ing lnld at tbe samc tlme. Mr. Borden la flnlshlnB bis twn-story house. to post about 4000, on lot 33. Mr. Martln has beBun work on the frnme for a house on lot 15. GeorBO Croll wlll lM-Kln work next week on a houp to cott H))Oiit J3000. on lot 11, and it wlll 1k? completed In Novpmber. A ik'w hydrant Is belnB Inld nt the corner of Caiiul sttppt nnd Oak Grove avenue. F. D. E. Stowe wns In I'ast Dover i upsuay as rercree in ine pronaie couri casp of the Frank Eatcrbrook catate of , ...v ,it...iii . i uiii..iu w state or wnrosnoro. jn ine nre or Mr. i-uiman, wno was auminisiraior or ine I-.sterhrooK estate, there came Into hls hands a noto ror J200 seeured by a sec ond mortgape. Mr. Putnnm dld not col lnnt tl.r. nntn nnrl nnw thn Vmi trmsr n ,. .uin,. .v,. ,v, innn, n.i,.. i. iat,i0 for the amount nnmed. Dc clslon was reseryed A delegatlon of buslness men In Grcen fleld, Mass., vlslted Northfield Thursday wlth a vlew to nrouslng Interest In tho projpct for bulldliiB an elpctrlcnl rail road lctween the two towns. They found thp scntlment in Northflpld decidedly agalnst KivinB n frnnchise for n road to Grecnlleld unlcss the bulldlnB of a roail from Mlllers Falls to Northfield ls ns sured. The dlstanco to Mlllers Fnlls is nlne mllfs, to Grrcnflcld 12 mlles. Grpen- fleld men wcrp not In n poltion to make nny dcfilnltp jiropfisal. It is bulleved that monpy ls aviillnblc for bulldlng the llno to Mlllers Fnlls. Tlie bulldlng of tho Connecticut river dam nt Brattleboro would probnbly mean n movomcnt for ex tendlng a trolley rnllroad from thls town to Northfield via Illnsilnlp. It Is entlie ly wlthln the realm of reason to belleve that wlthln the m-xt few years tho Jour ney may be mnde by trollpy nll the wny from Brnttlelxim to Boaton nnd othor New England eltle, and perhnps to Now York. rhe Wllliam H. West mlnstrels havo long occuplod a ppcullnrly imlquo plaee ln tlie auoctlona of the Amcrlcan people. cntenng to tne reiinpn tnstp or thentre goers. It Is n unlvcrsnlly known fact that be performanco is nlways nbsolutely free from any suggestlnn of vulgarlty. wnicu acmunis lor ine nign-ciass or pai ronagi; accoided thls orgnnlzatlon. The mist nttractlve featurcs of n mlnstrel performanco are muslc and comcdy. The Amerlcnn publlc loves to lnugh. We nll have our troublps ln our everyday llfp. an(1 most of us atteml tho theatre for tho solo purpose of belns entertalned nnd hnvlnB our thoughts dlverted from tho humdrum of the dally llfo wo lead, Tho West mlnaticls nie thls pn.on known ns tho "Brent laiiglilng mlnatrels," nnd thp mnnnr-pmnnt linn snnnlnllv nnrrnr-n.l ROmo of t)le brlBhtest wrlters to kecp tnem constnntiy suppned wlth new up-to-date Jokes nnd brllllnnt saylngs. Tho West mlnstrels wlll open tho theatrlcal season ln Brattleboro next Frlday even lng. Sept. 2. Tho 10th annual reunlon of tho Mlller famlly was held on Eugeno Akley's prcm Ises ln Vernon yestenlny and was at- tendetl by over CO people, mnny of whom went from Brattleboro on tho 10.40 traln nnd returned on tho 5.30 train. What llt- 1113 umo wns le'1 ln 1116 rorenoon artor ex- ehinglng Breetlngs wns spent arranging the dlnner n tahles on the lawn, and nf,er dlnner these otllcei-s were elected: ireasurer, ii. w. sarfient; executivo com mlttee, Mr. I'errj'. Mr. Mlller nnd Mr, Snrgent; entcrtnlnment commlttee. Mrs. Jr- mte. After pleasant romnrks by various members of tho eompany an 1m promptu muslcal program was glven. Evcry one wns dellghtPd wlth not only tho reunlon, but tbe spot whero lt wns held. One membPr of the fninlly who wns present and whom the older membors wcro partlcularly pleased to see was Mrs. Newell S. Mooro of Iqwo, who Is vlsltlng In Brnttleboro for the llrst tlmo ln 38 yenrs. Her youngest brother, I.uthcr Mlb Icr, sho had never secr. untll sho came to Brattleboro. Mrs. Moore wns nccomna- nied oy her husband. Flrst Baptlst church, GeorBO B. L-iw- son, mlnlstcr. MornliiB worshlp, 10.30. Sermon by Itev. Albert Q, Iiwson, D. D. Blblo school at 12 m. EvenlnB. unlon ser- vlce on tho common. Chrlstlan Sclenco services In Markot block Sunday at 10.45 a. m. Subject, "Man." Tcxt, Hebrows, 2:6-7. Testlmo nlal meetlng, Wednesday at 7.30 p. m. Reading room open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 2 to 5 p. m. Tho pub lle nlways welcome. Mehodist Episcopal church. On no count of the camp meetlngs now In prog ress the preachlng servico wlll bo omlt- tod next Sunday mornlnB, but tho school ror Uimo studv wlll be held nt nnon. En. wnrth League prayer meetlng nt 5 o'clock, nnd other services ns usual durlng tho week. ANOTHER FOR HINSDALE. Vltltor Had No Dltfleulty In Beatlng Home Team Yetterday 8 to 1. 1 ti n irnme wlilclnanpped tho nervoua vl- tnlltv of the Kncilntorn Hlndalo won agaln from Hruttleboro yoalcrday on the home Brounda 8 to 1. rage. tne iiavernui twlrler who waa here last weok, had iiKTeed to be here wlth hla catchcr. but ho dUl not como and no trace of hlm coul.l be found by ualng the wlrca. ln tne auor noon Thotnpaon, the Wlnchostor pltchcr, wna summoncd by telophono. Althoufih ho had been ln tne box a full Bmo '.ho day beforo nnd liad n.fterward attcnded n danre untll 2 In the mnrnlnB he conaented to be drnfted. Ho waa nenrl.v nn hoiir late In arrlvlns, nnd the peoplo who wcro rendy to nee n game had to wnlt. Tbore Ipin't miieh to any about tbe Bnme. Man nser Amldnn prefentcd on the nlnb nn ned 233 rotund form who wus n falrly Bood carlcaturp of the ln?ef truat. 111a name waa I.nrkln and hp formerly pltched for Haydonvllle. near Northnmplon, and tnore rpcently for Wlndaor Uicka. He had little Koil, but he fed the battera dew drop faco hlBh and thoy chnned them. He seemed to lie nn caay mark, but he wna Bood pnoiiKh for the men nmilnl hlm. Aalrte from catrhea by Kel- lev and Morrlaon. Donovan'a all around work nnd Hlrat's ratrhlnn the contnat was fpatureleiw. Aa In the game laat woeK Ilrattleboro threw nway cbnncea to acore by poor JudBment In baae runnlne. Hinsii.w.i: aii. u. ln. ro. A. i:. Wilder, r 4 0 110 1 Kelley. 1 5 2 2 0 0 Voodward. 3 5 8 2 3 1 1 Donovnn, 2 4 1 1 5 4 0 !nndy, ss ! 1 1 1 1 1 Morrlioii. m 6 0 0 3 0 0 llirst, c 6 0 J 5 3 0 Dornn, 1 6 0 1 7 0 0 Irkln. p 4 0 2 o 2 6 42 S II 27 11 3 IlllATTI.KHOHI) All. U. lll. f". A. I- Stolle, 2 4 0 1 5 1 1 DrtigR. 1 -1 0 0 9 1 1 March, r 4 0 2 1 0 0 Gannan, 3 3 0 0 2 5 2 Connors, ss 4 12 15 0 Dauphlnnls, c 4 0 0 8 1 1 Maynard, m 4 0 2 1 0 0 Thomjwon, p 4 0 0 0 3 1 Allcn. 1 I 0 0 0 0 0 32 1 8 27 16 G Scoro by lnnlnss, 123456789 Hlndale, 200030300 S Brattleboro, 01000000 01 Two basp hlt. Stoltc. Sacrlflce hlts. Wilder, Donovan. Stolen bases, Kelley, Mnrch. Mnynard. Struck out, by Thomp son S. by Uirkln 6. Hlt by pltchcd ball Gannon, Allen. Double plnys, Connors to Gannon, Connors to Stolte to Drugs, Wlld pltch, Thompaon: Tlme of Bame, lh. 30m. umplre, D'Arcy. SPORTING. Ashuelot and Hlnsdale Here Next Tues day. Aahuelot wlll try to quare aecounta wlth Hlnsdale on the Brattleboro grounds next Tuwday. Aahuolot wlll brlng Tom Tucker, the old Boston Natlonal flrst laeman who ls a great coacher. nnd a strlnB of profeslonals. whllo Mnnagcr Amldon will have hls fastest comblnatlon In the fleld. E. A. Slack won tho presldent's cup at the Great Island Gollf club s tourna ment Inat wcek. It ls pxpected that a strictly local Brat tleboro team wlll play agalnst Bellow Falla on the home grounds tomofrow. Clancy and Donovan proved incffectlv In the box for Hlnsdalo nt Grecnlleld Sat unlay and Woodward, the thlrd Imseman flnlshed the game in the lox. Tho score was 11 to 7 In favor of Grcenfleld. N. W. Nlles, wbose summcr homo I wlth hls parenta In Halifax, not only won the natlonal Interscholastlc chnm plonshlp at tho Newport tcnnis tourna ment lnst week, but In the natlonal cham plonshlp he won hls way Into tho flfth round. Page waa put out of n game In tho New England league Saturday. Hls offence was In throwlng the ball over the bleach ers. He has Joincd tho Barrc-Montpeller club. He lost hls flrst game agalnst Bur lington. He struck out 11 men. but was poorly supported. Georgo St. Clnlr, 2.10U, sold a few ycars ago by Chnrlea Mlner of Brattle boro to Henry E. BurBesa of Bennington, was shlpped last wcek to new ownera In Mlchlgan. Oefirge St. Clnlr Is sald to have won, over $10,000 In purses and prlzes on thp genernl clrculL Fredprlck Herreshoff of New York city. a member of the Ekwanok club of Man choster, won at Kutlnnd Frlday the state golf champlonshlp of Vermont. In the flnal round be defeatcd P. M. JennlngsT of tho 5It. Antbony club of Bennington. Mr. Jennlngs is n momber of the Yale tpnm. TOURNAMENT OPENS TODAY. Golf and Tennls Cracks Contettlng at Wantattiquet Golf Club's Grounds. Play In the prellmlnary rounds of tho golf nnd tennls tournnment hegan thls mornlng on the grounds of the Wnntnstl quet cIuK Thero ls a blg fnst fleld In ten nls and the gamca wlll probably contlnue nll day today and through tomorrow, whlle tho .-olf playcrs wlll finlsh thelr competltlon thls afternoon. Thero nro 32 slngle entrJes ln tennls, nnd the playcrs pf noto Jnqludo N. W. Niles of Boston, Interscholastlc champlon of Amerlca who stnrtlng ln a fleld of over S0 men In tho natlonal tournament held hls own untll only olght players wero lcft, and A. W. Wallace, tho Dartmouth champlon who was nlnner-up In the In tertolieglnto. Tho drawlngs put Wallace and Nlles agalnst each other In tho sec ond round. Another playcr who wlll givo a good account of hlmself is Arthur Sprague of St. Johnsbury. w-ho held tho stnto chnmplonshlp two or three yenrs. A. W. Hnle of Boston wlll come wlth SprnBtio nnd wlll be hls partner in doublcs. Elllot nnd Davld Nlles of Iloston nro entered. Charlestown, N. H., wlll send four players. Hunt, Wood, Ilrooks nnd Perry: Northampton four, Tomllnson, Gere. Slsco nnd Locko; Plno Grove SprlnB four, Almlrall, Burnctt, Lund and Itusscll: Keeno two. Porter nnd Colony. The homo club will bo repre sentol by Pettee, Blce, Hooker, C. H. Tbompson. A. S. Thompson, Fred Harrls, Fred II. Harris. W. S. Fannlng, George Fannlng, S. W. Hubbard, Cmne, Itny and Greene. Tho entrles In golf nro fewer than ex peoted, nowley, of tho Sprlngfleld Countn- club's flrst team. Is here, and thn Plno Grovo Sprlngs club has cntered Blandy, Ivlns, Clemcnt. John Henry, n 17 year old boy who has the style of n professlonal, Is consldercd n dark horso by thoso who saw hlm play yesterday. He rcpeatedly drovo upwards of 200 yards agalnst a strong wlnd. Tnsker, Mlller. C. F. Blngham, Crosby Adams, Whttney and Fied Harris of tho Wantastlrjuct c)ub wlll plny. Mlss Annlo Fowler of Kcene ls vlslt lng nt Jnmes Thomns's. Horbert W. Eddy, formerly mnnager of tho Brooks Jlouse, was In Brattleboro Monday on hls way to Nowtonvllla nfter vlsltlng some tlmo wlth hls mother ln Wardsboro. lawyers E. 1j. Waterman and C. C. Fltts nnd Cashler W. II. Brackett went to Wilmington Monday to asslst In clear 1ns up tho tltles to land included ln the blg tlmber deal whlch has been mcntloncd soveral times In Tho Phoenlx. Lnwycr A. F. Sohwenk hns been ln Wllmlnston two wceks for tho same purposo. It ls ex pectcd that tho deal wlll bo consummat od ln a few day& FISH AND GAME LEAOUE. Annual Meetlno Held at Spofford Lake rrlday E. Burr Smlth Elected Presl t!ent. L'nfi rtunnlelv Brattleboro, whlch has large Intercsts ln SpofTord lako In Chcs- terlleld, wns not repreapnteu by a singio Itlzen at the nnnual dlnncr nnu outlng of tho Sporford Inke Flsh nnd Gamo lenguo, held nt Sllvcrdale l-rlday. Tlils leaguo la dolng nn Importnnt work In pro- ectlng and promollng llslilng in tno ake, nnd In cstnbllahlng co-opemllvo re allona betwpen the coltnpors nnd tbo per- tnnnpnt resldcntn of Cheaterfleld nnd vl clnity. It wns notlceable at the last gtth- erlrg that therp wns n larfier nttenuance of the lalter class both from Cheaterfleld nnd Westmorpland. than of the formcr. rhe last mcetliiB wns one of tho boat evcr held by the club. Addressea were inndo by loratlo Colony of Keono, ueorse II. Mnaf. secrctnry of tho slnto board of for estry. Mr. Street of New York, and Nn- hanlel Wentworth of the etnto lisu com- tnl' alon. Mr. Moses lald emphnals on the iniHrtanco of nttractlng summpr rel- dents to the state, from a bualnpss stnnd- imlnt, nnd of the great value In havlng the ntrenma and lake atocked wlth flsh and the roads kept In good rondltlon. Mr. Moaes wna well reeived and waa made a meinbf r of tbe club. Mr. Wentworth jrnve gnfxl polnts on how to atock lakea and streatua. rheti fiNloweu short speeches from mnny mpml-rs. Includlng Dr. C. 15. Hen ry. Hpv. Mr. Tllton, .loseph Mndden. vlce Itrealdent Georfte Amlrews, Hov. Mr. Itoa coe. I A. KnlRht and O. E. Caln. The leaRue elected na prenldent K Burr Smlth of Plainfield. N. J., formerly of BrnttIelK.ro, who ooiiducta a oamp for boys prcU auini ler nt the lake, nnd other tiltlccr a follous: l)r. J. A. Cralg. secre Ury; W. K. War. Chaa. lllandy, John W. York, E. C. Ilobertson, Frank Huntrese. F. A. Knlght. Frank O. lort. Wm. S. Tuttle, Heuben Foatcr nnd F. J. Hnrrls, execntlvp commlttee. At the bulnes sesslon the lengue de- clded not to ask for sppclal Ipglslntlon for the lake, but to uso tbo lnfluence of tho orgnnlzatlon in hnvlng the state flsh commlasloners rloso the lake from flsh- InB durlng June. as was done thls year, thus prevcntlnB tho Indlscrimlnnto slaugh ter of black bass whlch took place In 1D03. MEETINGS AT NORTHFIELD. Post Conference Addreitet Aug. 15th to Scpt. 12th. Each mornlng at 11 o'clock. new F. S Wcbster. rector of All Souls' church. !.on- don. Englnnd, hn5 been Blvlng a series of addresscs on "Chrlt wlth Us In Dally Llfe" and "Wlth Ciiriat from Bcthlehem to Ollvet." At 8 each evenlng. Dr. G Campboll Morgan ls dellverlng a serlcs on "Tho l.lfe of Abraham," whlch nre help- ful nnd Insplrlng. Dr. Morgan wlll apeak twlcc at the Con gregatlonal church on Sunday. August 2S Iwth mornlng and evenlng. He wlll also lecture each evenlng at S o'clock the com lng week omlttlng Mondny nnd Saturday pvenlnss. The subject wlll be announced lnter. Between Septcmlver 5-10 P.ev. Ilugh Black of Edlnburgh. Scotland. wlll de Hver at least one address dally durinB hls gtay at Northfleld. Mr. Black will ar. rlve In Northfleld In tlme to be present at a patrlotlc rally whlch wlll be hold Sep temlier 5 In the Audltorium. Among the promlnent ypoakers who wlll tnko part ln thls celcbratlon wlll be Dr. G. Campbell Morgan, who has reccntly accepted the pnstorate of Westminster Cnnpel, I.ondon. England. The rally wlll take place at 7.30 ln ordcr that vlsltora from Brattle lioro and thereabouts may be ablc to make thp bcst traln connectlons from Brattleboro to Northfleld. Flrst Refllment Wlll Camp on the Valley Fair Ground. Gen. W. H. II. Gllmore of Fairlee has Just Issued orders to the cffect that tho annual encampment of the Vermont natlonal guard wlll bo hcld at Brattleboro Soptember 1, 2, and 3, from whlch the troops wlll be transported to Manassas. on September 3, to return nnd be at Brat tleboro on September 12. Thls wlll givo the reglment about two days for prellm lnary work prcvlous to thelr departure for the South. Tho camp at Brattleboro wlll be on the fair grounds nnd the men will bo ouartpred ln thelr shelter tcnts. Tho orders for the trlp to Vlrginla wlll bo Is sued ns they nre prepared from now untll the tlmo for the reglment to leavo. The khuki unlforms to be worn by the memliors of the flrst Vermont regl ment during the siuthern trlp have arrlv ed nnd wlll soon be lssued to the scversl companles of thp reglment. Ilxtra blue shlrts will nlso lo Issued nnd tho regu- lation blue uniforms wlll be taken south to be used ln case thcy are requlred. Ad-Jutant-General Gllmoro Is arranging for blankets and shelter tcnts for the troops durlng thelr brlef stny In Brattleboro. The men wlll wpnr the npw khakl unl forms but wlll corrv thelr blup uniforms In bops. The companles wlll go Into camp ln hcavy marchlng ordcr. In an order lssued by Col. Estey Is tbe follnwing pnragnph l-elatlvp to the movements nt Mannssas: "On tho good conduct of tho troops eollpcilvely and Indlvldually will largply depend the futuro of the Jolnt maneuvers. It Is thcrefore cspeclally 1m Iiortant that overy otTlcer and man of thls reBlnient kcep thls constantly ln mlnd nnd at all times conduct hlmself In such a manner that no dlscredlt shnll fall upon the refilmont or state." Return of Brother Who Had Not Been Heard from In 39 Ycars. Thcro was a pleasant famlly reunlon Wednesday evenlng nt tho home of Mrs. Wllliam D. Sherman of West strcet, Rut land, In honor of Mrs. Sherman's brother, Alvln J. Cook of Detrolt, Mlch., who has not vlslted hls relatlves In the east for 39 years. Mr. Cook wns a clvll wnr veteran and soon nfter he Ipft the nrmy he went West. Hls rclntlves ln New England had not heard n word from hlm slnce nnd bccnuso of tho long sllenco they supposed hlm dend. Ho cnmo east last week to nittend tho nntlonnl Grand Aj-my cn cnmpment nf Boston nnd afterward went to East Wnlllngford, hls former home. Hls slater, Mrs. Wllliam B. Parker, still llves thero and she was nearly overcomo wlth surprlso when her brother suddenly appeared. Mrs. Parker summoned anoth er slster, Mrs. Fredcrick McDowcll of I.ee, Mass., nnd a brother, Edwnrd Cook of Putney, and Iho reunited famlly papsed an enjoyablo evenlng nt Mrs. Sherman's homo. DUMMERSTON. A Republlcnn rnlly will Ie hold nt tho Centro Snturdny evcning. Scpt. 3. J. L. Martln wlll dellver tho address and E. II. Mlller wlll Blng. Republlcan Rally at Guilford Centre. A Republlcan rally wlll bo held ln tho town hall nt Guilford Centro Frlday eve nlng, Scpt 2, at 8 o'clock. J, I. Martln nnd others wlll speak. Beware of Olntments for Catarrh that Contaln Mercury, As mercury wlll surely destroy tlio senso of Binell iindcompletely derungo tliowliolosystcm when vnterlnB It thrnuKli tho mucoussurlaccs. Such nrtii'lcs should never bo usod exccpt on prcscrllitlnns frnni reputablo pliyslclnns, nstlio dainngo they will do is ten fold to tlio good you cnn posslblyderivo from them, IInll's Catarrh Curo. mnnufucturcd by F. J. Clieney & L'o Toledo, O., contnlns no mercury, nnd Is tnkcn Intcrniilly, uctlng dlrcctly upon iho blood and imiroiid siirfiicps of tlio systum. In buying I lAll'a Cntnrrli Curo lio mro you gct tlie gcnulno Itls taken interually aml mudoin Toledo, Olilo, by F. J. Clieney & Co. Testhnonluls free. Sold by Ilruvglsts. l'rlce, 75o ior Ivottlo. Tuko Ilall'e Famlly l'illsfnrconstipatlon. Thore nro many forms of nervous de billty In men that yleld to the use of Carter'a Iron PUls. Thoso who are troubled wlth nervous weaknesa, nlght sweats,. etc, should try them. BRATTLEBORO PERSONAL. Mrs. Mnjor C. Houghton wns In Sprlng fleld, Mnsa., Wednesday. Frnnk 1 Hunt returned Wednesday from a buslness trlp to Boston. Mr. and Mrs. Edwln Puffcr of Morlden, Conn., hnve been vlsltlnB ln town. Mr. nnd Mrs. GeorBO Gllclirlst ment Saturday to Taflsvlllo for a vlslt. Mr. nnd Mrs. Wnlter C. Pcttco of New York nro vlsltlng at E. H. Putnam's. Mrs. Ilnrrlet Bancroft of Clnromont, N. It., Is vlsltlng In town thls week. Hnrry Thomas returned Wednesday to hls work In the Sprlngfleld Unlon olTlce. Mlas Edna Patterson of Putney came Thursdny to vlslt Mlas Florti B. Coolldgc. Mrs. John Brynnt of Grcenfleld spent n few daya wlth Mrs. Frnnk L. Ileed thls wcek. Mlss Iiura Smlth of Gonova, N. Y., Is tho guest of Florence Hemenway nt F. A. Wells's. Mlss Florence Mlller went Wednosday to Southatnpton, Mass., to vlslt Mrs. E. 11. Swazey. Misses ICIIen and Edna Marcy returned Monday nftor spendlng three weeka nt Sunset lako. Mlm Florcr.ce Brocklngton hns returned from n lslt nf sevcral weelts In Mont pelier ard Troy. The hlgh school cJbm of '&6 held a re unlon Frlday evenlng wlth Jlr. and Mrs. John n. llyder. Mlaa Flora B. Coolldgc wlll go Snturday to Sprlngileld, Mass., io enter ChlldB' Ituslneas collcge. Dr. and Mrs. S. H. Iwton returned Wetlnewlay nlght from a vlslt of soveral days In Bolton. Mr. J. G. Howard ls In Bernanlaton for a stay of neveral weekd wlth her frlend, Ml?s Susle Bagg. Gt-orge M. Clay has been In Boston since Monday on account of the ciltlcal IIImpks of a tuusln. H. P. Iathrop of Syracuse, an oxpert Jewelor nnd engraver, haa a posltlon wlth Vauglinn & Burnett. Mrs. A. M. Bodge went to South Fram Ingham, Mass., yesterday to spend a month wlth relatlves. Mlss I-lda McKelghan of Omaha, Neb., vlslted Mr. nnd Mrs. W. 11. Bond thls wcek, returning Tuesday. Mlss Cora Fox wlll return to her home In New York today after vlsltlng Mlss Zella Johnson ln Vernon. Mrs. Danks of Callfornla Is a guest of Mrs. W. F. Patch. They were school mntes In Lawrence ncademy. Mlsses Allce nnd Lottle Dodge nre ox- peeted home tomorrow after spendlng two weeks at Mnthrop Beach. E. J. Fcnton Is In New York selectlng the latest styles ln excluslve Hnes of men's and boys' wearlng appnrel. Arthur D. Wyatt has attended the meetlngs of the New England PhotoBra ph"rs' nssoelnllon in Boston thls week. Henry Jones and daughter, Mlss I-aura Jones, returned to Northampton Tuesday after vlsltlng at Mrs. Julla V. Barrett's. Haymond Wlllard of Sprlngfleld, Mass., and Clara Wlllard of Hartford, Conn.. are vlsltlng Mr. and Mrs. E. It. Bemls. Mr. nnd Mrs. Chandler Rawson of Provldence. II. I., vlslted Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Banks from Thursday to Saturday. Mlss Sadie Powers Ford wlll go to Lowell next week to vlslt Mrs. Harry J. Corwln and ex-Mnyor nnd Mrs. Tlunelds. Dr. L. F. Heaphy of New York clty came Frldny to spend a week or more nt the home of hls fnther, I-awrence Heaphy. Mlss Helen Nelaon wlll go to East Hardwick Saturday, where she wlll have a posltlon as teacher of the Central school. Mrs. II. P. Wellman and daughter, Mlss Florence ellman, are In Munsonville, N. H. Mr. Wellman spent a part of thls wcek there. Slster Mary Catherlno nnd Slster Julla returned to Rutland Wednesday ajfter a week's vlslt wlth the Slsters at St, Josph's convent. Mrs. Fred F. Gleason and Mrs. Jerry E. Hlgley went yesterday to Richmond, thia state. where they wlll spend a week wlth frlends an drclatlves. Dr. and Mrs. Whlttemore and Mrs. Cur rler of Hlnsdale and Mlss Hannon of Hartford. Conn., called on Mr. and Mrs T. W. Bruce Tuesday. Mr. nnd Mrs. C. F. Thomas and son nre vlsltlng ln PlattsburB, N. Y. George Dupaw Is substltutlng for Mr. Thomas In the Thomas pharmacy. Louis S. Barnes went yesterday to WII llmantle, Conn., to spend a few days. Ralph Patch Is substltutlng for hlm ln the Amerlcan Express eompany s ofllce. Secretary of Agrlculture Wilson, Con gressmnn Foster nnd Clnrke C. Fltts wlll bo tho spcHkers nt n Republlcan rajly to be held In Rnndolph Saturday aftcr- noor. J. Frcil Morse of Boaton and Mlss Tap Iey of Malden are spendlng two weeks nt tho home of Mr. Morse's parents, Mr. and Mrs. James H. Morse of Washington strect. M. I.- Hnrrls of White Rlvcr Junctlon was ls Brattleboro ITucsday. He start ed Tuesday wlth the Vermont Friseo club to nttend the Knlghts Templar conclavo In San Franrisco. Judge nnd Mrs. L. M. Hubbard of Wnl llngford. Conn., nnd Mlsa Allce Chllds of Wallingford, thls state, returned to thelr homes yesterday after vlsltlng Samuel Hubbard at the Brooks House. Mlfs Florence Hemenway, who has been teacher of Greek and Latln ln tho Burr & Burton semlnary In Manchester, thls state, the past three jears, has accepted a posltlon for the comlng year ln tho I-ntln department of the Northfleld seml nary. Rufus Houghton of Defiance, Ohlo, and two daughiers and three granddaughters and Mlss Abble Goodell of Bellows Falls were gueats of Mrs. J. K. Parker thls wcek. Mr. Houghton Is Mrs, Parkcr's cousln. W. E. Haskell and famlly started Wed nesday on nn automobllo trlp of two weeks In Vermont, New York state and Canada. Mr. Haskell has had hls automo bllo equlpped wlth a canopy and a new englne. Jlr. and Mrs. George Whltney of Sprlng fleld, thls state, came to Brattleboro Sun day. Mr. Whltney returned on the nlght traln but Mrs. Whltney wlll remaln for n few dnys wlth her brother, Arthur P. Slmonds. Don Mlller nnd J. E. Mellen werit to Boaton Wednesday ns representntlves of Quonektncnt trlbo of ned Men to nttend tho conventlon of the supremo councll of Ited Men yesterday. Mr, Mlller was ac companied iy Mrs. Mlller. Among those who nro nttcndlng the Methodlst meetlngs nt Clnremont Junc tlon nro new nnd Mrs. F. W. Lewis nnd daughter, Mrs. A. B. Glbbs, Mrs. S. L. Slbley and famlly, Mrs. Fred Houghton, and Mlss Mary E. Lincoln. Tho engagcment of Mlss Ella T. Walto of Brattleboro nnd II. G. Pearson of Fltchburs ls' nnnounced. Mr. Pearson ls a member of the Goodnow syndlcate of stores nnd formerly hnd chnn?e of tho Goodnow & Penrson storo In ffrntiTeboro. Rcv. Merrlll Wnrd of Southboro, Mnss., has called on frlends ln town thls week. Ho will preach Sunday ln the Universallst church ln Guilford Centre. Mr. Ward hns been In Buxton, Me., for n vacatlon from hls pastornl dutlea and hls wlfe nnd dnuthoro aro now there. ' A. V. May nnd Mlss May left yesterday for a Journcy of several weeka. They wlll vlslt Mr, Mny's elder daughter, Mrs. B, F. Hoyt, In Guelph, Ontarlo, golng there by way of Monireal. They wlll spend somo tlmo nt tho World's Fair In St. Louls nnd wlll also nttend tho blg fnlr ln Ottnwa. Col. Hnsktns spoke nt a P,epubllcan rally In Danville last evenlng. Ile wlll speak at Morrisville today, at Waterbury Centro thls evenlnB. nt Bradford sfonday afternoon. J. L. Martln spoke at Cam bridge yesterday and he wlll make an address nt Pawlet -next Monday. C. C. Fltts has nn engagement at Montgomery noxt xuesaay. BRATTLEBORO PERSONAL. Mlas Lenna Thomas sanB at a crjticert In Bernardston Tuesday evenlng Mr. and Mrs. Lesllo Seott returned to thelr homo In Now York city Frlday. teroy Corser has resumed tho study of law In Waterman & Martln's offlpe P. F. Connors went to Boston Wfcdn".. dny. He wlll return tomorrow or M'.i day. Mr. nnd Mrs. Nowoll Moore of Akron Ohlo, cnmo Monday to vlslt Brattlebo-o relntlvos. It. S. Chllds wns ono of the speakrs ;K the Democratlo rally ln Bellows Falls Tuesday nlght Mr. and Mrs. Danlcl of New York r-m- are vlsltlng Mra. Danlel a mother, Mt- Hnrriet Doarborn. Mra. F. U. Vlano returned to Bosu,. Monday after spendlng a month wr Mrs. T. A. Murphy. Mr. aml Mrs. C. F. Thomas are at Mr Tbomas's old home In Plttttsburg, N v for a wwk n -neatIon. Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Chllds nnd snn ' f Manchester, N. H., have been wlth r ativea In town thls week. Fred Spauldlng of Sprlngfleld. tl ;, state, formerly a law student In Brat'l - boro, was ln town Monday. Mra. Sarah Hlnes of Bfwton, fnrm" v employed In tho Kddy lker'. is m, ln? C. II. Eddy on Clark street H. F. Ilrooks attended a reunlon r.f f -. mer students of the old ncademy ln N'i w Salem, Mnss.. last Thursday. Mrs. Herbert Wamer of North Adf. rrj went Monday to Keeno after speri,jrf. several days at Freeman Scotfs. Mr. and Mrs. John L. Newman returr od Saturday from Boston. where they i' tended tho Grand Army encampment John Tufts returned to BrldgerK.rt Conn., Wednesday after spendlng eral days wlth Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Dan lcls. Mrs. OvlnBton Ross and chlldren of Sheboygan, WIs., aro vlsltlng Mrs. I.o s parents, Col. and JLrs. Dunton, on Grove strect. Mr. and Mrs. Ora Butterfleld and daugh ter, Helen, of Detrolt are spendlng a vacatlon wlth frlends ln Brattleboro a- d Halifax. Ixon Whltney of Hartford, Conn., ls vlsltlnB hls parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Whltney. He wlll return to Hartford Sunday. Illchard Averill has gone on a trlp by bl cycle to New Londfin, and thence by boat to Block Island, where he wlll spend hls vacatlon. Mlss Mollle Stark Chllds of New York clty went Frlday to Saratoga nfter spend lng two wceks wlth Mlss Ruth Chllds at Hlllcrest. Harry Thornton of Provldcnce, R. I., came Monday to vlslt hls slster, Mrs. Leon B. Coates, and tho Coates famlly at Sunset lake. Mr. and Mrs. George S. Hall (Blanche Emery) of Sprlngfleld, Mass., have vlslt ed thls week wlth Mrs. Hall's aunt, Mrs. L. D. Greene. Dennlson Cowles wns elected a vlce presldent of the Natlonal Roque assocla tlon at a meetlng held In Norwich, Conn , last Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Vlnton left on Wed nesday for San Franclsco, where they wlll nttend the trlennlal conclave of the Knlghts Templar. Mlss Ellen Sherman went to Hartford, Conn., Monday to be one of the guests next week at n house party to be glven by Mrs. Rodgers. E. E. Vanderpool has as vlsttors thls week hls slster, Mrs. Josle Henderson, and hls daughter, Mlss Marlon Vanderpool, both of Sprlngfleld, Mass. Mrs. C. F. R. Jenne returned Frlday from Lake Sunnpee, where she spent sev eral days ns the guest of Mrs. Carroll Mooro of Bellows Falls. Frank II. Fleld of New Britaln, Conn., Is vlsltlng hls parents on Pearl street and hls slster, Mrs. Cutler of Mlnneap olis. who came last week. MJss Lou Powell of Sprlngfleld, Mass., Is spendlng several weeks wlth Mlss Florence Clark whjle Mrs. Clark Is vlslt lng at John L. Knowlton's In Lowell. II. H. Howe and hls mother, Mrs. L. A. Howe. started Saturday for an extended vlslt wlth relatlves and frlends In Con necticut, New Jcrsey and New York. C. A. Borden has begun plasterlng hls new house on Oak Grove avenue. A water plpe Is belng lald from the Canal street water maln to Mr. Borden's and Mr. Croll's houses. Mrs. L. M. Tucker and daughter, Meda, of Grcenfleld, and Mrs. II. IC Blanchard and sons, Ralph and Albert, of Nlagara Falls have been guests of A. R, Harrls and daughter, Nettle, thls week. Mrs. Henry H. Crosby, art teacher ln tho Brattleboro Incorporated school dis- tiict, has recelved and decllned a call to become art lnstructor ln an educatlonal Instltutlon ln South Carollna. Prof. George A. Towns of Atlanta unl vcrslty wlll speak In the Congregational church next Sunday mornlng. He wlll be accompanied by a eolored quartet, who wlll take the place of the regular cholr. Chnplain S. J. Smlth of the 19th TJnlted States Infantry, now on a leave of ab- sence from hls reBlment, was ln town Tuesday, accompanied by new Mr. Ber- ry, hls successor ln chanre of the West Halifax church. Jlr. and Mrs. Wnlter A. Gllbert and son, Howard, wlll start tomorrow for Sioux Clty, Iowa, via Montreal, to vlslt Mr. Gilbert's slster, Mrs. Howard P. Gulney, and other relatlves. Mr. Gllbert will spend a few days at tho SL Louls exposltlon. Mr. Streeter of New York, who ls vls ltlng hls daughter, Mlss. Josephlne Street er, who ls at Mrs. Dalton's for the sum mcr, ls n natlve of Vernon, nnd was clerk years ago In Hall & Townsley's storo In thls town. Thls ls hls flrst vlslt here In over 50 years. Gllbert Batchelder of Honolulu, for merly of Newfane and a graduate of tho Brattleboro hlgh school, was In Brattle boro Frlday on hls way from Newfane to Fltchburg. He wlll be rnarrled lr Monet vldeo, Mlnn., and wlll sall wlth hls brido for tho Hawaiian Islands about Sopt 20. Mr. nnd Mrs. Charles F. Merrlll of Woodstock havo lssued invitatlons to the marrlage of thelr daughter, Mlss Mlnnls Geraldlno Merrlll, to Albert Edward Ho bart. the evcnt to take place In the church In Woodstock Tuesday evenlng, Sept. 6, nt 8 o'clock. A receptlon wlll follow ln Chrlstlan chapel. Arthur White, who has been employed in a photograph studlo ln Sprlngfleld, Mass., gavo up hls posltlon last week. He spent Sunday wlth hls parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. White, and on Monday went to Boston to nttend the conventlon of New England photographers. He wlll go Into buslness for htmsclf as soon as he flnds a sultable locallty. Mr. and Mrs. John T. Shaw of Sprlng fleld, Mass., have Issued Invitatlons to tho marrlage, the evenlng of Sept. 6th, at tho Haynes hotel ln Sprlngfleld, of thelr daughter, Mlss Grace Eva Shaw, and Wllliam J. Reed, proprletor of the Devens House tn Greenfleld. Mr. Reed ls a son of F. E. Reed, formerly proprletor of tho Amerlcan Houso ln Brattleboro. The Christian churches nt Constnn. tmople, Turkey, and Yokahnmn, Jnpnn, have long used tho Longmnn & Mnrtlncz I'ntnts for patntlng thelr churches. I.lberal contributions of I,. & M. Palnt will be glven for such purposo whcrovcr a church ls locatcd. F. M. Scodeld, Hnrrls Sprlngs, S. C, wrltcs: "I palnted our old liotncstcad wlth L. .VM.lM years ngo. Not palnted slnco; looks bcttcr tban houses palnted In tho lnst four years. V. II. narr, Charleston, W. Va., wrltcs "l'aintcd Frankcnburg block wlth L. & M. Shows bettor thnn any bulldings licro havo eer dono; stands out as though varnfclied, and actual cost of pnlnt was less thnn $1.20 per gallon. Wears nnd covors hko gold." Theso celebrated palnts aro sold by KOnMNS & COWLES, Brattleboro, Vt. M. G. WILLIAMS, Putney. Vt. i