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THE VERMONT PHCENIX, BRATTLEBORO, FRIDAY, OOTOBER 14, 1901.
If You Need -Wtr-V H. P. WELLMAN & CO, Clothiers, Hatters and Furnishers. L O O K The accompaning illustration represents an actual test o the strength and elasticity o the "Gold Seal" rubbers. Why do "Gold Seal" boots and shoes wear so much better than other brands? Because they are made of PARA RUBBER only, the most expensive gum imported, and they contain absolutely no shoddy or old rubber. One trial will convince you o their merit. FRED S. KNIGHT Brooks House Block, Brattleboro, Vt. Plush Robes and II r" 1 Horse Blankets I have a line that cannot be beaten. It will Pay You . to Examine before you purchase J, EDGAR MELLEN DG ETT & CO. Real Estate If you havo Renl Estato of any klnd to sell or exehange, or Fersonal Froperty, anythlng. writo us. Brattleboro, Vt. Send for 11st. Auctioneering. Both In rcal estato and pcrsonal propcrty at w price. (Distnuco makcs no dltrorenco In 'Jice.j 1 our patronago Is rospectf ully sollcit- JULIUS C. TIMSON. Auctlonoer. Slnl ni..i. . -. -.iiuu jnocK, uaremoni. n. n.. Ivontf uistanco ueiepnone. an Overcoat this Fa Don't fail to visit our store before you buy. We'll give you the mclst satisfactory garment for the lowest price, in the best quality you ever saw. And they've got all the style and snap there is going. Prices: $5, $7.50, $8.50, $10, $15,. $17, $18, $20, $22, $24. In all lengths from 44 to 52 inches. Poster Printing. We have a special equipment for this cUss of work by far the largest and best in this part of New England, as suring attractive and effective display. We fill all orders promptly. E. L. HILDRETH & CO. Hannony Bullding, Brattleboro. WE HAVE New Honey in combs and strained, as you like. Quality is the best. Have you tried our Mt. Holly Sage Cheese? GRANGE STORE, Elllot Street. , NORTHERN COUNTY TOWNS. ATHENS. Henry Genzer hns gone to Bellows Falls to work. The church will be palnted soon. W. M. Ball will do the work. Mrs. Maudo DePutron of Montpelier has been at home a few days. Arthur Curtis has moved from H. II. Whltney's tenement to Saxtons Rlver. Mrs. A. Curtls returned Thursday from a vlslt wlth relutlvos In Massachusetts. CAMBRIDGEPORT. Mrs. Guy Thayer Is very 111 ngaln. Blrney Severaneo lost a horse last week. Mlss Hclena Clark was nt home over Sunday. A large flock of wlld gccse wcnt south Tuesday. George Grlswold has moved Into the house wlth Austln Smltli. Mr. and Mrs. Fcllx Patnode will move soon to Saxtons Rlver for the wlnter. Mlss Baker nnd llert Harwood of Adams, Mass., are at Mlss Oma Har wood's for a week's vlslt. James McQunlde has bought of W. J. Burr the house adjolnlng John Buxton's. Ho expects to move as soon as the house Is vacated.. At the W. C. T. U. meetinK last week the followlng olllcers were clected: Prcsl dent, Mrs. A. A. Wyman: flrst vlce presl dent. Mlss Oma Harwood; second vleo presldent. Mrs. Hnttle Clark; secretarv, Mrs. A. B. Weaver; treasurer. Mrs. E. M. Cushlng. The delegates to the state meet lng to be held at North Bennington Oct. 20, 27 and 2S are Mrs. E. M. Cushlng and Miss Oma Harwood. GRAFTON. Mlss Mabel French spent Frlday and Saturday wlth Mrs. T. Park. Mrs. Jcnnle Cook Smlth of Putney spent several days hcro last week. Mrs. Rollin Watrous has returned from a vlslf in Schuylerville. N. Y. A harvest supper will be s-erved in tho chapel Tuesday cvenlng. Oet. IS. Mr. and Mrs. S. T. I,eonard startcd Tuesday on a carrlago trlp to Keene. Charles Klmball and famlly of Mlch Igan recently vlslted Mlss and Mr. Falr brother. Itepresentatlvo E. II. Clark spent Sun day nt home, returntng to Montpelier Tuesday. Mlss Elva Hemenway, who went to Cambridge last week to attcnd Mlss Cushman's weddlng. is vlsltlng In Dos ton nnd vicinity. Mrs. James Duncan and Mlss Allee Dun- can, tho last of tho summer visltors at tho hotel, have returned to thelr home In B03- ton. WESTMINSTER. W. S. Fenn Is ercctlng a largo storo house. .r. and Mrs. Cox have returned from oston. Mrs. II. A. Wyman of Keene Is spond lng the week nt I. C. Wyman's. MrSy Eunlce Beed will go Saturday to Milford, N. H., for a vacatlon of two weeks. Mrs. Goodrlcli and daughtcr. Katherlne, of Brattleboro aro vlsltlng Mr. and Mrs. G. II, Walker. Mrs. Emma Brigham and daughter, Lu la, of Iludson, Mass., aro guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Leach. George Banks, II, A. Tenney, Mrs. II. S. Cady and Mrs. Ellen Ward and daugh ter, Ellzabeth, took ndvantago of "Wbd nesday's excurslon to Uoston. Tho flrst snow storm of tho season camo Oct. 12, whlcli remlnds farmers of tho necesslty of carly preparatlons for tho protectlon of. thelr cattle. Mlss Bertha Mlller and Mlss Laura Wil cox aro guests of Mr. and Mrs. Itobert Mlller. Mr. Mlller expects hls brother, Charles, from Callfprnla soon to Joln tho family party. Tho soclal glvcn by tho Junlor Chrls tlan Endeavor soolety Wedncsday even Ing waa enjoyed by at lenst 50 glrls and boys wlth thoso havlng the gntherlng ln charge. A number Uvlng at a dlstanco were kept at homo on. account of the storm. At tho buslness meetlng the flrst of tho evenlng it was voted to send a barrel of Christmas glfta to tho Mount Pleasant school ln South Carollnn. Tho soclety has already contributcd this year a barrel of clothlng to the school and tu ition for one pupll. The klnd of reclproclty that Republlcans generally approve ls deflned In the follow Ing declaratlon of Prcsldent Itoosevelt; "Wo bellevo In reclproclty wlth forelgn natlons on the terms outltned ln Prcsldent McKlnley's last speech, whlch urged the extentlon of our forelgn markets by recl procal agreements whenever they could be made wlthout injury to Amerlcan ln dustry and labor." BELLOWS SUICIDE OF JAMES T. MAVNARD. He Was In Poor Health and Depressed and Lonesome Formerly Manager of Kurn Hattln Homes. The largo number of our cltlzens who lind known nnd hlghly rcspcctcd durlng tho past nlno years, James T. Mnynard, were surprlscd nnd grleved Saturday nt tho news that he had cnmmlltcd sulclde nt tho home of hls brother, Wllllam U, Maynnrd of Shrewsbury, Mass., durlng Thursday nlRht. For tho past two years Mr. Maynnrd had n real estate and employment ngency In this vlllage, prevlous to whlch ho had been the superintendent of tho Kurn Hnt tln Homes In Westminster and Saxtons Rlvcr, ln whlch posltlon he had nlways beon brought lnto buslness nnd soclnl re latlons wlth a large number of our peo ple, ns wcll.as throughout New Englnnd. Ho had a wldo clrclo of warm frlcnds wherovcr he was known, Durlng the past summer he had suffercd somcwhnt wlth n henrt trouble nnd a kld ney dlsense. but wlth nn Indomltnble will he hnd kept at hls buslness untll nbout thteo weeks ngo. He wns tnken 111 at hls boardlng place nnd hls son, Jnmes T. Mnynard, Jr., came up from Uoston nnd nrraiiKed to tnke hlm to hls brother'a ln Shrewsbury- Ho rallled pomewhat, nl though complalntng of trouble wlth hls he.nl a portlon of the tlme. Thursday evenlng he wns ns wcll ns at any tlme Blnce renching Shrewsbury nnd retlred nt the usilal hour. The next mornlng he dld not come down to brenkfust and whcn hls brother went to hls room nbout S o'clock he was found In bed, hls fnce covcred wlth a towel saturnted wlth chloroform, cvl dcntly havlng been dead some hours. The funernl was held Monday nfternoon nt the Shrewsbury Congregatlonal church, and the Interment was ln Mountntn Vlew ceinetcry ln Worcester, Mass., the pastor of the Pllgiim church of that clty otllclnt lng. For many years whlle llvlng ln Worcester he was nn actlve worker nnd a deacon In that church. The famlly lot, In whlch hls two wlvcs nnd one or two chlldren are burled, Is In a beautlful loca tlon ln that ccmetery. Mr. Mnynard was born ln Northboro. Mass., Aphll 12, 1833, nnd hls carly wns jiassed in tlyit town nnd ln Shrews bury. Hls educiltlon was gnlned In ha publlc schools of Shrewsbury. Hls second wlfe, Nnncy F. Mnynard, dled about three years ago, slnco whlch tlme Mr. Maynard had seemed much depressed, but no one expected he would lake hls own llfe. Uesldcs hls brother he leavcs a son, Jas. T. Jr., who Is managlng a hotel In Uos ton, and who hnd been the past two or three years ln Dartmouth college. For several years Mr. Maynard carrled on a trucklng buslness In Shrewsbury, nnd later wns engnged ln tho mcat trado In Worcester. In 1S9I he was supcrintendcnt of the Uoston chlldren's nld soclety school for orphnns and vnywnrd boys, nt West Newton. nnd he came to tnko charge of Kurn Ilnttln Homes, llvlng ln West minster, ln 1SD3. Hls wlfo nnd son were nssoclnted wlth Iilm ln hls work, the former ns mntron and the lntter ns teach cr. Owlng to the fnllure of hls wlfe's health ln 1001 he reslgned this posltlon nnd cnme to Bellows Fnlls, whero sho soon dled, nnd tho son belng In college, Mr. Mnynard becanio depressed nnd lonesome. He was nn earnest, whole-souled Chrlst lan man, who held the hlghest i-steem of tluve who knew hlm Intlmately, nnd hls denth comes as n iwrsonal bereavcment to many ln dlfferent parts of New En gtand. A harvest concert will be glven next Sunday evenlng at the Unlversallst church Instead of the usual young people's meet Ing. A. F. Winncwisser opens hls new va rlety store, "The Surprise." tomorrow, located ln the Granger block on West minster street. Thomas B. McLaughlln, a former resl dent, and employe of the mllls, was drowned Frlday In Wlsconsln. He was a brother of Mrs. Davld Sensabaugh. An Intercstlng game of foot ball will be played at Barber park Saturday at 3.30 between the teams of the local hlgh school and the Windsor hlgh school. F. C. Wlnnewlj-spr, accompnnlcd by hls wlfe nnd daughter, Mnrjorle, returned Saturday from nn extended trip through Massachusetts, Connecticut and New York. Snow fell for the flrst tlmo this season at Bellows Falls on Wednesd.iy nfternoon. It snowed henvlly some hours nnd the ground was covered durlng the remalnder of the dny and evenlng. ,V mcetlng of the dlrectors of the board of trade was held Monday evenlng .at wnicii somo routlne busineps wns trans- acted and the board ndjourned to meet ngaln noxt week Monday evenlng. Dr. E. It. Campboll. who represents Rockingham In the leglslnture. hns been glven a place by the spenkcr of tho Houso upon the rallrond commlttee and unon the Jolnt commlttee upon publlc health. Mrs. George H. Dloklnsoir nnd son. George. returned Tuesday evenlng from n slx weeks' stny ln Woodstock. Mrs. Dlcklnson took her plnce ln the store of M. I,. Holmcs & Co. Wednesday mornlng. Itev. D. L. Sanford Is attendlng the Eplscopal conventlon belng held ln Bos ton. He came homo Saturday cvenlng and attended hls Sunday mornlng servlce. rc- turnlng to Boston ngaln the same after noon. Next Thursday evenlng will be obsc-rved ns an nnnlversary of the establlshment of Odd Fellowshlp In Bellows Falls and a large number of promlnent guests will be entertalned. A banquet will be servcd at 9,p. m. W. E. Rowcll has rented the house on the west sldo of Green street owned and formerly occupled by Dr. F. H. O'Connor. John. 12, son of Thomas Haycs. Hvlnc at 72 Plno street, dled lnst Tuesday night or spinal menlngltls. He was n brlght, affectlonate lad nnd wns very popular wlth hls teachcrs and schoolmates. A number of chnnges have occurred af-1 the factory of the Caseln Company ot Anierlca this week. Among them nre the reslgnation of Herbert II. Church, who has been the superlntendent of the manu fncturlng department slnce the works were erected here, and Mlss Inez Church reslgned ns stenographer. Tho Womnn's club held thelr flrst mcet lng of this season ln Odd Fellows' hall Tuesday nfternoon. Varlous matters of buslness were dlscussed, nnd It was nn nounced that Booker T. Washington, who was expected to lecture here the latter part of the wlnter, would bo unablo to do so. Tea was served by the cxecutlvo board. Charles M. Itanville, who has for many years tended the toll brldge, ns dld hls fnther before hlm, has bousht n house In Chester known ns the Flsher place, on Maln street, nnd ls repalrlng It ready for hls occupancy In the near future, He ls evldently looklng forward to the tlme when tho freelng of the old brldge will leave hlm wlthout n Job here. Among the interestlng souvenlrs brought ln n recent vlslt to hls homo by Wllllam D. Ilayes was a rattlesnake skln nenrly four feet feet long, wlth elg'nt rattles. It was kllled by hlm last summer durlng one of hls dally long tramps through the for est preserves of Pennsylvnnla, where they were a common pest, In connectlon wlth the forestry work ot the government and Ynle college. Frequent querles havo been made as to the Intentlon of tho dlrectors of the Young Men's assoclatlon ln, regard to openlng rooms this season. "At a meetlng held Wednesday evenlng it was decided to open the rooms next Wednesday evenlng. Plans aro belng formed for effective work the comlng wlnter, posslbly under dlrec tlon of a secretnry who will devote hls whole tlme to the work. Mrs. Jny T. Stocklng went Monday mornlng to her old home In New Ilaven, Conn., and Mr. Stocklng will Joln her there tomorrow, They will remaln untll FALLS NEWS the liist ot uext week. Mr. Slocklng will piearh next Sundny ln the church of the lledeemer, of whlch ho wns formerly pastor. Hls pulplt here will bo occunlcd j by Hev. C. E. Hnywnrd, formerly of putney, now engnged ln tho young men s work In Sprlnglleld. The cnnvnss for tho new dlreetory ot Bellows Falls nnd lts suburbnn vlllnges Is tieurly completed. About n montli has been spent In the work nnd It ls expected lt will be completo In overy partlculnr, or nt lenst -ns nenrly so ns posslble. W, E. Shaw, who has publlshcd tho former dl rectorles. Issued the last one ln 1901, nnd ndvertlsed the next rcvlslon to be ln 1903, but It dld not come. Insteml, Mr. Shaw has now sold hls buslness to Itnymond & Co., of Greenllold, who havo been dolng tho work. Wllllam Davls, an employo of the local mllls. was arrested last May nt hls homo ln North Walpole for shootlng hls wlfe wlth n shot gun whlle Intoxlcnted. A number of shot took effect In hcr body, but no serlous Injury wns Inlllctcd. The grand Jury for Cheshlro county lndicted hlm for "a murderous asnult upon hls wlfe wlth n shot gun" nnd ho plead gullty Tuesday to the chargo at the suprcme court of Keene. The sentcnce hardly seems commcnsurate wlth the crlmc, $23 anrt costs, nmnuntlng In all to 01. The work upon tho new Connecticut rlver brldgo has not progrcssed rapldly durlng the past week. The nbutments nt ench end aro prnctlcally completed. Pllcs have been drlven In the bed of the rlver lts whole wldth whlch aro to sustaln the fnlse structure of tlmber to be used In puttlng the steel work In plnce. In tho cenire of tho rlver this frnme structure will icneh a helght of 72 feet from the wn ter. A delay has liecn oiicnsioned for some days by the lack of recelpt here of the tlmber for this structure. It Is un derstood that the entlre steel structure Is completed nnd rendy to shlp from tho mnnurncturcrs and will reach here as soon ns the frame work Is ready for It. Planks hnve been put ncross the tnp ot the pllcs the whole wldth of the rlver on whlch the laborers nre to work, nnd they nre belng uttllzed somewhat for the passage of mlll workmcn between North Walpole and Bellows Falls. SAXTONS RIVER. Fcllx Patnode lias rented D. J. Bemls's tenement. Hugh Morrlson has flnlshcd work for D. J. Bemls. Mary Green began work Monday for Mrs. G. P. Alexandcr. Albert French and son, George, were ln Uangdon, N. II., Sunday. Mrs. Cora Pago. who vlslted In Windsor severnl weeks, returned Saturday. Mlchnel Harty has moved from Bellows Falls to tho Wlley cottngo on Pleasant street. Henry Jones of Cambridge, Jlnss., came Monday to vlslt hls slster, Mrs. Charles Smltli. Saxtons Hlver lodge, I. O. O. F., workcd the Inltntory degreo Tuesday ovenlug on two candidates. Our flrst snow of the senson camo Wed nesday when the ground was covered to the depth of an Inch. Mrs. Ethel McComlskey and little son of I.eomlnster. Mass., came Sunday nlght to vlslt her parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. W. W. Cory. D.in Cory. son of W. W. Cory, who hns been m Californla and other western states, reached home last Frlday eve nlng. Temple Brothers of Rutland had a man In town Wednesday to erect a headstonc In memorv of the Iate Mr. nnd Mrs. Chas. Bathric. Eugene Woodward has moved from P. Hnrty's tenement to Mr. Plddock"s cot tage house on ltlver street, recently va cated by Henry Beumond. Florence Foster, who has been In New Hnven for treatment for hcr cyes, re turned last week Thursday. He eyes nre so much better that sho Is attendlng school. I-yman Ellls of Everett, Mass., dled last Wednesday of apoplexy. Hls body was brought to Saxtons Illvcr for burial Monday, hls wlfe and son-ln-law, Hnrry Doane. nccompanying It. The nnnunl reunlon of Co. I, 12th Ver mont volunteers, was held here Oct. 4. Twelve members of tho company were prcsent. Offlcers for tho ensulng year are: Presldent, B. T. Phelps of West minster; vlce presldent, II. A. Wheeler of Bellows Fallls; secretary nnd treasurer, H. A. Iteynolds of Brattleboro. D. J. Bemls will sell at nuctlon on Mon day, Oct. 17, beglnnlng at 9 a. m. evcry thlng whlch has beon used ln tho freight Ing buslness between this place nnd Bel lows Falls. N. C. Drldgmau of Lebanon, N. 11., will be auctlonoer. Come and hear Mr. Brldgman lf you don't buy anythlng. WEST BRATTLEBORO. Chniies Vnn Doorn ls moro comfortable. Mr. nnd Mrs. F. II. Mann are vlsltlng ln Barre. Sylvnnus Fox ls sufferlng from an at tack of heart trouble. George Hnle of Dover Is vlsltlng hls daughter, Mrs. Wales Adams. T. J. Knlght has been conflned to hls house several days by lllness. Itev. C. II. Smlth of Pittsford, this state, has been In town sevoral days. P.oy Flsher has a posltlon wlth Mc-I-ean t Co wholcsalo gTocers, ln Lynn, Mass. Uuth Weatherhead, who has been 111 wlth dysentery some tlme. Is now conva lescent. Mlss Mary Dunklee has closed her house for the wlnter. Sho will stny wlth her chlldren. The Baptlst Christlan Endeavor soclety will hold a tree soclal Wednesday evenlng, Oct. 19, at the home of Mlss Ellen Mlner In Centrevtlle. A cordlal Invltation ls extended to all. Itev. and Mrs. L. M. Keneston left Mon day for Des Molncs, Iowa, to nttend tho nntlonal conventlon of Congregatlonal churches. Mr. Keneston is , one of the delegates from this county. Ex-Gov. Crane Appolnted Senator. Gov. J. I,. Bates of Massachusetts has ap polnted former Gov. W. M. Crano Unltcd Stntes Senator to succeed the lato a. F. Hoar untll tho lcglslature meets In Jan uary. when an election will occur for the selectlon of n Senator to llll out Senator Hoar's unexplred term to March 4, 1907. The leglslature will undoubtedly Indorse Gov. Bates's cholce by formally clectlng Mr. Crane. Senator Lodge will be re elected at the same tlmo for the full slx years' term beglnnlng March 4. Theodore Roosevelt, Born October 27, 1858. Graduated at Harvard college, 1SS0. Mcmber of New York Btato leglslature, 1SS2-4. Natlcnal clvll servlce commlssloner, 1SS9-93. Presldent of New York clty pollco board. 1S93-7. Asslstant secretary of Unlted States navy, 1S97-8. Colonel of Flrst Unlted States Cavalry Volunteers, 189S. Governor of the state of New York, U99-1900. Vlce presldent of the Unlted States, 1901, Presldent of the Unlted States, 1901. Is not that a typlcal Amerlcan? That ls Theodore Roosevelt. Wlth this splendld publlc carcer never has there been even a susplclon of a want of honesty, integrlty or devotton to duty in hlm In publlc or private llfe. BRATTLEBORO PERSONAL. Mr. nnd Mrs. I.ymnn Holdcn weto ln Boston over Sunday. . Dr. A. a. Pctteo wcnt to Boston Monday, rcturnlng Tuesday nlght. ll.f B. Chamberlnln went to Rutland Monday, rcturnlng Tuesday. Mrs. W. J. Oare left Monday for a vls lt of teii days ln New York clty. Charles W. Cleavcland was In Sprlng fleld, Mass., Monday on buslness. Mlss Helctic Shorwln of Orange Is vls ltlng her nunt, Mrs. N. A. Cheney. Mrs. AV. J. Spear returned home yestcr day nfter belng III flve weeks In Keene, Mr. nnd Mrs. Jnmcs C. Sulllvnn went to Burlington Tuesday to spend about two weeks nt Mrs. Sutllvnn's home. liwyer Atthur C. Spenccr, who has been 111 wlth pneumonln, returned to hls dutles In C. C. Fitts's offlco Wednesday. Mrs. E. II. Crane spent Sunday nt hcr former home ln Ludlow, rcturnlng Mon day. Mrs. N. 11. Rand has returned to hcr homo In Ornnge nftcr a vlslt of a few days wlth Mrs. N. A. Cheney. Mrs. Josephlne II. Greene has a posltlon In the Yntes department store ln Keene, N. II. Dr. I.eslle S. Edwards went to Sprlng lleld, Mnss., yesterday on a buslness trlp of two days, Mr, nnd Mrs. Orrln Fowlcr of Keene, who vlslted nt Jnmes Thomas's, returned home Sunday. Mrs. Fred C. Adams wcnt Tuesday to Andover, Mass., to spend n few days wlth Mlss Jtutli Adams. Dr. and Mrs. Megraph of Concord, N. H., were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lockwood over Sunday. Rlchard A. Brown Jolned tho excurslon to New York vla the tfltchburg dlvlsion of the Boston & Malne rallroad. Mlss Cornella Weedcn, who Is study Ing in the Brynnt & Stratton buslness college ln Boston, spent Sundny nt her home. 11. A. Strceter came from Wnterbury. Conn., for a vacatlon of n few days, n part of whlch will be spent ln huntlng at Spofford lake. Mrs. Hnrry C. Hodgklns. who returned recently from New York clty, will reopen her dressmaking rooms ln the Granlto block next Wednesday. Mlss Florence Goodenough. sunervlsor of drawlng In the Orange publlc achools, went to Uoston yesterday Instead of mak Ing her weekly trlp home. Dr. C. G. Wheeler of Brattleboro was elected treasurer of the Vermont Stato Osteopathlc assoclatlon nt the annual meetlng held ln Rutland Tuesday. It. S. Chllds has been In Washington this week to nttend the annual meetlng of the eastern M00.000 club of the New York Llfe Insuranco company's ngents. Rev. Father M. J. Carmody of Ludlow. who has been nppolnted prlest of St. Mlehael's Roman Catholle church, vlslted ln Brattleboro tho flrst of the week. Mrs. S. M. Ycaw returned Frlday nlght from an extended vlslt wlth her daugh ter nnd son-ln-law, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Klmbalt, ln Clyde, Ohio. She is much lmproved In health. Louls S. Barnes. of the Amerlcan Ex- press company's otllce, went Tuesday to Sprlngfleld, this state. to substltute for i-.xpress Agent George Whltney. who ls nway on a vacatlon. F. E. Ilatty recently moved hls famlly to Sprlnglleld. this state. Mr. Batty has bought Frank Cook's house ln Sprlngfleld nnd Is employed there as frelght superln- teiulent or the electrlc rallroad. Fred G. Richnrdson of Chlcago. brother of the late Wllllam F. Rlchardson, came to urnttleuoro Tuesday to vlslt relatives, this belng hls flrst vlslt to Brattleboro ln 13 years. He went today to Boston. Mrs. Henry C. Wlllard. who has been at Hlllcrest several weeks, returned to Green- fleld Saturday. She will go soon wlth her son, Davld Wlllard of New York, to Mlnneapolls for a vlslt wlth relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Fred J. Bohrman and four chlldren stnrtcd Wednesday for Oakland, calir., on aecount of Mrs. Bohrman s health. Mr. Bohrman has been employed many years by the Estey Organ company. Mrs. P. K. White went Monday to New York clty wlth her son, Harry K. White. Slrs. White will spend the wlnter in Plainfield, N. J., where her daughter, Mlss Ellzabeth White, is a school teach- er. J. E. Lawrence is moving from the Hnr- low house to tho Hyde house on Green street. II. J. Jordan will movo to the Harlow house and A. E. Atwood will move from Forest street to the Edgett house, vacated by Mr. Jordan. Mlss Flsher, professor In ceology at Well sley who has spent the summers at Lln den lodge, came to Brattleboro wlth a par ty of nbout 50 teachers from varlou3 ln- stltutlons ln Massachusetts to make a study of tho terraces in and around Brat- tlclxiro. She gave nn address In tho Brooks House Saturday evenlng, and the party returned Sundny nfternoon. W. F. Root of Brattleboro. II. C Plerco of Barton and D. F. Davls of Barre were elected delegates from the Vermont State Pharmaceutlcal assdclatlon to the next conventlon of tho Nntlonal Assoclatlon of Retnil Drugglsts. At the openlng of tho procccdlngs of tho state assoclatlon at Burlington Tuesday Mr. Root. ns past presldent responded to the address of welcome. Rev. II. R. Mllcs started Monday for Des Molncs, Iowa, to attend the natlonal councll of Congregatlonal churches as state delegate from Vermont. He took hls son, John, to Chlcago to remaln with relatives durlng the councll. Mr. Mlles will be nbsent two weeks. The pulplt of the contre church will be occunled next Sundny by Prof. L. B. Paton of Hartford Theological semlnnry, and n week from Sundny by Rev. Henry A. Goodhuo of iJrnttleboro. Thlrd Annual Report of the Audubon So clety of Vermont. clety has endeavored to form brnnch so cletlea In varlous parts of the state wlth notable success ln somo towns. g0 cletles have been organlzed In Castleton, i-rocior, issex junctlon nnd Sprlngfleld. Wo had tirevlnnslv nrirnnt.,! ivlotti.a ln Putney nnd WllllamsvUle, Our three trav- t-iiiifc uiii.irjes imve oeen in circuianon in severai towns tiunng the year, and we havo recelved appreciatlve letters from tho teachers who Iihva lin.i tim a nt them In thelr schools. One teacher wrltes: ueiore tneso dooks were placed ln tho hands of tenchers nnd puplls there waa prnctlcally no Intcrest In tho subject of blrds on the part of elther. Now thero Is no lack of interest In the communlty. It scarcely seems posslble that so much could hnvo been learned ln so short a tlme." In our own town, whlle there has been little orgnnlzed work done, thero has been much Indlvtdual work, and a stlmulus glven to blrd study and pntfec tlon. Many of our cltlzens nre Interested in leeuuiK our oirus inrougn tne wlnter months, and lt I pleasant to record that Several Of thfl fpnnhpra ln r.i,lll. schools havo placed shelves outslde the scnooi winuows ror the beneflt of the blrds wno come tnere ror their dnily lunch, thua nleaslne nnd 1nlr.rAQtfnfv tUa iiiM.an watch them. The educatlonal leaflets puousnea oy tne nntlonal commlttee havo been bought nnd dlstrlbuted. A copy of Blrd T.nrA linn li.An nln.,1 nn l.A i the reading room of the publlo llbrary. uur oucieiy nas contriDuteu zs to tne na tlonal commlttee to ald ln lts work of blrd protectlon. We have bought a lan tern nnd hopo to secure a sllde necessary for a travellng lecture the comlng year. Wo nre much Indebted to Rev. Wm. W. Iord of Boston for work ln the summer schools held for teachers. Hls lecturea were recelved wlth great appreciatlon nnd enthuslasm. Will posltlvely cure slck headache nnd prevent lts return. Carter's Little Llver Pills. This ls not talk, but truth. Ono Dlll a. dOSfi. ndvrtlmont Dm.ll piU. Bmoll dose, Small price. -OMMISSIONERS NOTICE. VJ ESTATE OF A. O. COLEMAN. e tho subscrlbers, belng duly appolnted by tho Hon. Probato Court for tho Dlstrlct of Westminster Commlsslonera to rocelve, exntntno and ndjust all claitns nnd do inanils of nll persons ngnlnst tho estate of A. O. Colomnn, lato of Jamaica, ln sald Dlstrlct, deceased, nnd nlso nll clalms and dcmands exhlbltcd In ortset thcreto; nnd slx months from tho 14th day of Septem bcc last, belng allowcd by sald Court for that purpose, wo do thereforo hcreby glvo notlce, that wo will nttend to tho buslness of our sald nppolntment, nt tho late dwell Ing. houso of sald A, O. Coleman In Ja maica, In sald Dlstrlct, on tho 15th day of October nnd 14th dny of March next, from ono o'clock untll four o'clock, p. m., on cach of sald da's. 40-42 J. W. MELENDY, S. B, TAYLOR, Commlsslonera. STATE QF VERMONT, Westminster ss. m The Probato Court for sald Dlstrlct. To nll persons Interested In tho estate of A. O. COLEMAN, lato of Jamaica, ln sald dlstrlct, deceased. Grcotlng. Whcreas, Harold C. Wllllams, admlnts trntor upon the estato of A. O. Coleman, lato of Jamaica, ln sald Dlstrlct, deceased, has flled hls petltlon ln this Court settlng forth that tho sale of the wholo of the Real Estnto ot sald deceased will be beneflclal to the helrs nnd nll persona Interested theroln, nnd praylng for llcense to sell tha same, nnd at the same tlme flled ln thla Court what purporta to bo the consent ln wrltlng of all the helrs residing in thla State to such salc. Whereupon It ls or dered that the same be heard nt the ses slon of sald Court, to be held nt the Pro bate OfHce In Bellows Falls on the 5th day of November. A. D. 1901, when nnd whero you may bo heard ln the Dremlses. lf vou aee cause. 40-42 ZINA II. ALLBEE, Judge. STATE OF VERMONT. WINDHAM COUNTY COURT. ANGIE WILLIAMS JOHN E. WILLIAMS. Whereas, Angie Wllllams of Brattleboro, In the County of Windham and State of Vermont, on August 6th, A. D. 1901, flled In the otllce of tho Clerk of tho Windham County Court her petltlon for dlvorco, set tlng forth the marrlago ccremony and co- linbltatiotl Wlth .Tnhn TC. Wfltlflma nnrl IVia observance on the petltloner's part of the marriage covenant untll, to wlt, the 31st day of August, A. D. 189S, when the sald .niiKiu ivunams ceaseci to nvo anu co-hablt Wlth thfi R.ltd .Tnhn V.. Wllll.-imo son that he, the sald John E. Wllllams. on mt! u.-iy iinu year last aioresaiu, at cnes terfield. In the Cnnntv nf Phpahlm Ktntn of New Ilampshlre, wlthout Just cauae wllfully descrted the petltioner, and haa contlnued such desertlon from thcnce hltheito; nnd praylng that tho bonds of matrlmony between her and the sald John fcj Wllllams mnv h dlAsnlvp nnrt n htll nf divorce granted her. nnd It appearing that the said John E. Wllllams is wlthout tho State of Vermont, and In parts to the pe- IIUI1CI UlltVllUWll. Thereforo, lt Is nr,lirpr1 thnf tvm o,i John E. Wllllams be requlred to appear liefore tho Honorable County Court next to bo held nt Newfane, wlthln and for the County of Windham on the second Wed nesday of Aprll. A. D. 1903, and make an swer to the sald netitlnn. nnrt thnf nntt of the pendency of the sald actlon may be Kiicu uiu cwiiu jnn rj. wiinams Dy tno nublicatlon nf this nrrtpr nnnfnlnlni- t,o substance of the sald petltlon ln the Ver mont l'noenix, a newspaper publlshcd ln Brattleboro. In sald Cntintv. fhrpo wpotc, succcsslvely, the last publicatlon to be slx weeks before the commencement of tho sald Aprll term. Datcd this 22d day of September, A. D. 1904. 40-42 . F- D- E. STOWE. Deputy Clerk. E. W. GIBSON, Attorney. OMMISSIOXEUS' NOTICE. ESTATE OF CAI.VIN P. qiLSON. The underslKned havlng len npiiolnted by the Hon. l'robate t'ourt for the Ulstrict of Marlboro ComiulssioiieR", to recelve, exnmlne andadjust nll cluitns nnd dcnmuds of all ier sons ngnlnst thcestuteof Cahin P.GIIson. lato of Hruttleboro in said dlstrlct. deceased. nnd nll clalms exhlhlted in otTset thereto. hereby glve noticc tlmt wo will meet for tho purposo nforesaul, at the county clerk's olllce in sald Brattleboro, on the aitli day of October and 24th day of .March next, from 2 untii 4 o'clock p. m.. cach of said days, nnd that slx months ironi the 4th day of October, A. D. 1904, ls the tlme llmlte.l by sald Court for sald credltors to prescnt thelr clalms to us for exnmlnatlon and allowanco. Dated nt Brattleboro, Vt. this 5th day of October. A. I). UW. 41.43 OEOllGK E, GILMAN, I rmm.i F. W. McCLUItE. f Commlssioners. TATE OF VERMONT. Westminster. SS. Tho Probate Court for said Dlstrlct. To all whom lt may concern. Greetlng. Whereas, E. M. Rutler. ailmlnijtmtor of the Estateor LESTINA IIOWAHD lateof Jamaica In sald dlstrlct. deceased. has represented that: Tho amount ot dcbts duo from said deceased Is fJOO The charges of admlnlstratlon, estimated 50 S250 Tho valuo of tho pcrsonal estate ls S173 175 Italunce of dcbts chargeable on therealcstiiteof saiddci'eascd $ 75 Praylng for license to sell so much of the real estato of sald deceased, ns is necessary for tho payment of said debts nnd charges or ad mlnUtratlon. Whereupon It ls ordered that the same be heard at tho session of sald Court. to be held i t tho Probate Olllce in Bellows Falls on the 5th day of November, A. I). 1901, when and whero you may be heard in tho premlscsif you sce cause. 41.43 ZINA II. ALLBEE. Judge. OTATE OF VERMONT. Westminster. SS. O By the Probate Court focsaid Dlstrlct. To nll jiersons intcnsted iu tho Estato of MAHY A.JOY, lateof Putney in sald Ulstrict, deceased. Grecting. You aie hcicby notitted that this Court will decldo upon tho allowanceof the account of A. w. J. Wllklns, adralutstrator upon said lista'te, nnd decree distrlbutlon thereof to the persons entltled, nt tho sefion thereof to bo held nt tho Probato Olllco tn Bellows Falls on the 5th day of November. A. I. 1901, when and whero you may bo heard In tho promises, it you see cause. 42-14 ZINA II. ALLBEE. Judge. STATE OF VERMONT. Marlboro. SS. Ily ihe Probato Court for sald Dlstrlct. To all persons Interested ln the estate of MELVINA K. IIL'UNIIA.M, late of Ilrattle. boro, in sald Dlstrlct, Grecting. You are hereby notlfled that this Court will decido upon tbo allowanco of the account of F. 1). E. Mowe, Eiecutor upon tho Estate of Melvina E. llurnliam. lato of Brattleboro, in sald Dlstrlct, deceased, and decree distrlbutlon thereof to tho jiersons entltled thereto, at tho session thereof to bo held at the Probate Ollico Iu llrattlelKjro, in sald Distrlct.on thoSUth day of October. A. D. lWi, when nnd whero you may bo heard in tho promises. if you sce cause. 42-44 A. F. SCHWENK. Register. STATE OF VERMONT, Marlboro, SS. Ily tho Probate Court forsald Dlstrlct. To all persons interested in tho estato of CLARENCE G. STODDAHD lateof Brattle boro deceased. Greetlng. Whereas, I.illlan M. Stbddard has presented to this Court an Instruinent purporting to to tho last will of said deceased, for probate: You aro hcreby notlfled that this Court will dectde upon the probate ofsald Instruinent nt thoscsslon thereof tobeheld at the Probato Offlco ln Brattleboro, ln sald dlstrlct, on the 29th day of October, A. 1). 1904. when and whero jou may appear and contest 'tho same, lf j ou sce cause. 42-41 A. F. SCHWENK, Register. STATE OF VERMONT. Marlboro. SS. Tho Probato Court for said Dlstrlct. To nll whom it may concern, Grecting. Whereas. 1.. M. Newcll, adminlstratorol tho Estato or WALTON L. FLETCHER, lato of Wardsboro ln said dlstrlct, deceased, has rep resented tlmt: Tho amount of dcbts duo from sald deceased Is $1700 The cluirgcs ot adminlstration, estimated, 100 Tho'value of tho pcrsonal estato Is 1200 Balanco ot debts chargcablo on tho real estato ofsald deceased. 600 Prnyiug for llccnso to sell 60 much of tho real cstnto of sald deccnsod as ls necessary for the payment ofsald debts and chargcs of ad. mlHlstration. Whereupon it Is ordered that tho same bo heard nt tho session of sald Court, to bo held at tho Probato Offlco in Brattleboro, on tho last Saturday of October, A. I). luot, when and you may be heard In the prumises lf you seo cause. A. V. SCHWENK, ReglsterC IN THE DISTRICT COURT of tbo Unlted States for tho Dlstrlct of Vermont. In Uaukruptcy. ln tho mattcr of 1 ' LEON M. WOODWARD. Vln Bankruptcy. Ilankrupt. i To tho cretlltors of Lcon M. Woodward of Rockingbnm, ln tho county of Windham and Dlstrlct uforcsald. a bankrupt. Not leo Is hereby glvcn tlmt ou tho 27th day of September, A. D. 1904, tho sald Leon if. Noolward was duly adjudlcatcda bankrupt: aud that the llrst mcetlng of hls credltors will be held at Ilolles & llollcs's offlco In Bellows talls. on tho 18th day of October, A. D. 1904, nt 1 o'clock ln tho afternoon, at whlch tlme tho sald credltors may attcnd. prove their clalms, appoint ntrustee, examlno tho bankrupt, and transact such other buslness os may propcrly come before sald meetlng. 4142 f. D. E. STOWE, Refcrco In Bankruptcy.