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TIIE VERMONT PIICENIX, J5RATTLEBORO, ERIDAY, DEOEMBER 30, 1904. ',1,1 1' it (c Vermont !j)ttniv. ANN0UNCEMENT3. tjulek liineh nt Jni'olmV, I? Miiin street. V. W. McClure, AiKiltincer. Ilitittleboro, Vl. l'aney work for Westurn Avontfe. l'aney work for jnlo. l.t'M .1. SMITH.tU Dlaiiee, aliiinnacsiiiid Vermont Iti'pl'turs nt ct.Ai'i' & .lo.vr.s's. l'l.ilu seuing hy u plalu diestiinker. MISS A(1NI'.8 OALVIN, III W'nfnlil St llrntttoboi o. Try ono oC .liiunlis's liilcki'ii plc, !W iiuil 4."i centsj liirgcr ono iumlu lo nnlor. JACOIIS, thc Itaker. 47 Mnln slni'l. A logillnr inoiitlily iuvelliiBof tlio Vi'rraont' Whcel club will lio hohl in thc club roon s Tuewlay, Jnn. il. nt 7.30 p m. iVontlcth Coiitnry llotillh bread, eiiKtw.plesi, cooklos. rintiKhimlg, eto. Weilillng eaUo u specl.ilty. All gnnd't lnnno niiulo.ij;.l. 1'.. JACOIIP, 17 Mnln feticot. F. II. Duy. e.pcrt phinn ttincr nnd ropalier. All ordore promptly uttotnteil lo. SatMaetlon gunraiitecd. AihlroM 15 Myrtlo tfl., or Kitcy Organ Compaiiy, Brattleboro, tf Lndles' lmtr shamiooci1, 23 cents. Fu clnl mnssnge, 23 cents. Flrst clasg tnoth ods. llours, n to 1.30, nnil by nppolnt- inont. 3? Klllot St. Tolephono 2321. Tlio anniial iiiectlng ol tlio stoekliolilers of tho Brattleboro (Jrauiro Blook aswehitlon will bo lielil in (Iraime liall, Brattleboro, VI.. ou Saturdrty.Jan. I4.nt2p. lu. W.V (lODDAltl), cicrk. "-: Notlco is licroby Kiven ttiat tlie nniuial uieci- Ingof 1'iewpeet IHII Conictery iiMocliitlou will bo lielil nt my ollkc In tliu town Iioiim) Momlay ovciilitg..lau.!i, I'.iTi.ul 7.30n'ol'ck p.in., tolirur tlio report ol tlio 1 1 011111 or and lor tlio cholco r olllcor?. V II, 1,1AM S. NT.WTO.V, elirk Doo.30, 1901. Brattleboro Prlvate School 81 Malll St, ColltMMlll COIIIIIIOII SCllOOl, lllgll school or teiuiieis' bi-.itiche, anil ono lu sliort hanil nnil I) cvvrltiug. Notlcc. Thc iiiiiiual meellng of tlio Graniteville will Ikj lielil In (iiango liall S.itnrilny, .laii. 1 1. Unr,, 1.30. CAIM, S. IIOl'KI.VS. olork. .(-! RATTLEDORO. Tlie spconil of tho sorles of Brooks llouse asscmblles will bo liold tonlglit, Tho Methodist Suiulay school boanl mot Tuesday nlght to elect leachers for tho comlng ycar. A regular meetlng of tlie Knlghts anil Ladles of Ilonor will bo liold next Mon- d.iy evenlng In Rcd Men's liall. Tlie post ctflco will be opon Mondny, New Ycar's day, untll 12 o'clock. Tho carrlers will malte tlie mornlng dellvery only. F. D. E. Stowe will send n pen of sllver duckwing gamo bantams to tho Mndl son Square poultry sliow ln New York city next week. Mr. and Mrs. II. II. Mlles will glvo a receptlon for tlie parish of the Congresa tional cliurch nt the parsonaBe Mondny aftcrnoon from 4 to G. A meetlnB of the executlve commltteo of tho Vnlloy Fair assoclatlon was held last evenlng, when lt was dcclded to liold tho next fair durlns the week beslnnlng Sept. 24, 1903. The olllcers of Blngham chapter. O. E. S., will bo lnstalled Tuesday evenlng, Jan. 3. No lnvltatlon cards will bo sent. out Mnsons and thelr fnmillcs are cor dlally tnvlted to be prcsent nt S o'clock. Tho hlgh school ball In Grnnge hnll Mon day nlght was nttcnded by n large num- ber, the hall belng crovvded. Leltslnger and Dugan furnlshed muslc. Tho hnll was trlmmed wlth streamcrs of green and white. Tho nttendance at tho Choral unlon re- hearsal Wednesday ovenlnB was unusuallv large, Chrlstmas belng over. Mr. Collln was present, althoush not fully recovered from hls recent lllness. It ls expected that moro members will be voted ln next wednesday. Mlss Mnud Merrinm, dnughtor of Mr. and Mrs. Blshop Merrlam of Fair Ilnven, and Caesar Morrls of Brattleboro, wcro marrlcd Wednesday mornlng of last week at tho llaptlst parsonage ln Fair Ilaven by Rev. U. C. .Penny. Aftcr a sliort wed dlng trlp they will llve In Brattleboro. The Daushters of Pocahontas electcd theso olllcers nt thelr annual mcetlng: Po cahontas, Amy Ashcroft; prophetess, Mrs Ilattle Lord; Wenona, Mrs. May Evnns Powhnttnn, John Wllson; keeper of rec ords, Mrs. D. II. Mlller; collector of wam- pum, Charlena B. Powers; keeper of wnm pum, Mary E. Austln. Theso and the ap- pointive olllcers will be ralscd up tho sec ond Thursday In January. Mrs. John Buxton Allen was opcrated on Saturday for appendlcltls by Drs. Lyncli nnd Morlnrty. She ls cared for by a nurse rrom Uixenlleld nnd Is dolnc well. Mrs. Ed Wrlght underwent an operatlon on Tliursdny, peiformed by Dr. Lynch, She Is rccoverlng. Mlss Kva Castlne, em ployed at tho Uiattleboro Overall factory, was opciated on for appendlcltls by Dr. l.yneh at the Fniren Memorlal hospltal Thuisday. also F. I,. Itoblnson umlerwent an operatlon by Dr. Lynch nt tlie same hospltal. Tlmothy FliinlBan. wlio has been n "ehnraeU'i at tho Brattleboro Rotrcat illeil tlieio Monday. He eiitne from Itut' land ln isiil, havlng sustnlned nn Injury whlrh nffffted hls mlnd, nnd has been etnployed ln tho b.ikliiB ilepaitment a largi- part of tho tlme slnce. Beforo Ijo Iiik Injured he stiulled for thc prlesthood Tliciv aro only ono or two patlents nt the Iti'troat uho havo beeii there longer than' he. He has not a relatlve In tho world, so rar ns Kiiown. iiu will be biirled ln Brat tleboro. A watchnlght scrvlco will be held at tho Baptlst cliurch tomonow nlght, begln nlng at 9 o'clock. lt will be dlvlded lnto half hour perloils as follows: 9 o'clock, prnlse servlco; 9.30, Tlio Past, Gratltudo 10, noclal: 10 30, forecast, hope: 11, lnter ces.slon: 11.30, consecmtlnn. Tho pastor wm no os3istei in the conduct of tho ser vlco by A. I,. Maynflrd, Dr, Holton, U. W. Jtnwley, J. K. liall. H. B. Chamber a n Carl Ifopklns and others. Thls will bo the llrst wntchnlBht meotliiB hfld In tho llaptlsl cliurcli ln several yenrs. It prom Ises to bo of great lnterest. S100 Reward, S100. Tlio n-iulera of thls paper will l o plciu-cd to leiirn ttiat theivlat least (inoilrendod dlsonso tlmt eolcni'e has Ikhmi ablo to oiiro in nll 118 Btai?es. ninl th it I I'ntnrili, Ilall's Catnnli Cuie la tlio only poilllve riire now known tn the mcdlnil fraiernlty. Catarrh beliiK u eon. stltntlonal illsep, reijnlres a coustlt iilloniil uuiuiiiuiir, iiHirs uaiarrii uuro ls tnken ln ternally. actniif illrcclly upon tlio blood niul miiemis siiifiii'cs of llin nvstinn lln.i-,.l.v stroylnif tho fiiiiiiilatlou or tho dltt'afe, niul .glvlnir tho patlem sirength liy Imlhllnif up tho coiitltiitlon and nsslstliiB naturo ln Uolnif ita work. Tho ni-onrletnri linvitwimin'1, fuiti, i it curativo powors tlmt thoy ott"er illlO for j wiru n iui in i-uiu. renu lor usi or ll'BllllltllllUIH. ,U(1I'KS c . i . V-;il';XI5Y & CO.. Toledo, O. SoUl by Druiruists, "Sc. Tuko llnll's l-'iunlly 1'illa forconatlpatlon. Deramrement of thn IIvai niih sttpntlnn, Injures tho complexlon, lnduce pimpies, nanow suin. jiemove the cavu uslng Carter'a Little Hver Pllls. One dose. Try them, Slilo- doms nio belng Inndo for the Ves- tlbvlles of tho ntreet cnis. . l.eltslnccr's oiolieslrii of ten nlecen will ftirttlsli tho nu!lf, nt the clmilly bnll ln Oreenllold ,tan. 5. Jniiies AIIpii, tunpi letor of tlio Brooks Ilmtso barber shop, Im Instnllod nn elec- trlc inasSngo vlbrntor. flt. .Mlcliael's Coinl. Cathollo Onlor of Folesleii!, lins decltleil upon Tuosilay, Fob. 28, ns tho dnto for lls nilnstrol show. fonntof lMoelor han prenpntcd to Coii- Krepn 1 1 lu'tltlnii of the Womnn'n eltlb of llrnltleboio, i(viiiestlng tho Dassngo of the so-cnlled puro food hlll. Tlio Brnttleboio fnblnel eninpaiiy han lllcd nn Incronso of eapltnl stoek of $100.- 000. As Incirnsrd tlio stoek will bo $200,- 000, dlvlded lnto shares of $100 ench. riie loss on the Washington nlrret seliool liniise, whlrh was tlnmnged by flro last week, has been ndjnsted and settled Ihl'iliiBh ('. V. U. .lenne's HBenc.V at $S01. Geii. J. O. McCnlloiiBli, former gnvern- or of Vptiiiont, pieseiiled eneli inpinbcr of lil staff, Inclndlnic I.. I. Tnylor of Hrnt tleboiii. n hntidsome ppnrl pln set wlth a dlnnioml. OrailHP Dmmntle eliib linii selntil a llglit play, "(iPitrinle'g VlndleHtlon." fm preiientnlloii soon ln innnpotlM wlth .i dnncp. TIip llrst lnpptlnn of the rluli f'r t'le ponilng yenr will bp held next Filil.iv nlght. MIsh llelen Alln .May Shnrkford i mnttled Mondny ln Wnterllle. Ma'iie. t Wlllln.ni Albeit C'owliiBS of thnt plinp Tlie biido Is n daiiKhter of Mr. nnd Mr. Alboit 14. Shnckfoid, who went from ln i to ltlitlnnd, whcie tlie dHUKhter was rd ucntodi Diiiiliam Hrothers letneinlierpil t'n'lr employcn siibstaiitlnlly nt ChrlsliniK ll. liieludlliB tho trnvelliiR snlesmeii. wii'c glven rnsli present!i, the ninount vnrylng from $.i to 2 i necoidlng to length of ser vlro for tlie llrni. makliig n tolnl of from $100 to $500. Theye olllcers were elected at tho nn nual meetliiB of the Epwoith lenRiie: I'resldent, Mlss Kllznbeth Lewis; flrst, seeond. thlrd nnd foiirth Mee presldents. Mrs. Delmer Frnsef, Mlss F.tta Mlner. Mlss lCllziboth Hiiuiinicr nnd Mlss Mabel Maker: seeretary. Wlllinm A. Moore; treasurer, C. W. llnwklns. l'atrlrk Troy, who elnlmcd tlint hls homo was ln Hartford, Conii., wns ar rosted by Chlof-of-l'ollco liall Saturday nlRht for lntoxlentlon. 11, wns nr ralned bpfoie Justlce Newt'Ui Mond'iv innrnliiK. pleaded Kiillty nnd was flncd J3 nnd eots. BeliiB iinnble to iay ho wns Inken lo Newfnp" Jall by llpputy Slieillt Knnpii lo seno thp allernntlvo spiitenep of 20 days. Wlllinm B. t'laik. who Is nt tho hpnd of the Keologlpal depnitnient In John Jlop- klns unlvoislty nnd stnte Reo!iglst of JlarylHiid, 1ms leeently been nppolnlod by the mayor of llnltlniore ns one of the 15 eitlzens to organlzo the niovement and pieparo the plnns for a niodcrn sewviaBP system for the elty of IJnltlmoie. for wlileh tho stnte of Marylnnd hns nl ready passed a ten mllllon dollar enab llng act. Theso olllcris were cleeteil at tho nnnual meetliiB of Dennls Hebekah lodgi- Tus- day nlght: Noble Grand, Mrs. Sndle Stur ges; xlro nnble grand, Mis. Delln llnlgli: llnanelal secretnry, Mlss Mlnnle E. Brown; secretaiy, Mrs. Mary Amldon; trensurcr, Mrs. Ida Gllson; trustees. Mrs. .Mary Brown, Mrs. C. I.. Spenr nnd Mlss Joseph Ine Farmer. The lnstallntlon of the clec- tlvo nnd nppolutlvo olllcers will be liold In Jnnunry. BeglnnliiB next Sunday the servlces In tho Y. M. C. A. rooms nt 4 o'clock will be for both men niul women the llrst Sun day ln ench month, nnd on those days tho servlces will be conducted by a cler B'mnn. Tho meetlnB next Sunday will be led by ltev. E. T. Mathlson, tho theiuv' belng "Chrlstlan Obedlence." Toplc cnrds nre beliiB prlnted for tho comlng six inonths, whlch will contaln tho subjects anil the names.of the leaders. Theae olllcers were elected Mondny nlBht at the annunl meotliiB of Wnntas tlo.uet lodge of Odd Fellows: Noble Grand, W. E. Coombsf vlce noble Brand, W. J. Caln; secretnry, A. J. Currler; trensurcr, C. E. Sturges; llnn'nclnl secretnry, C. L. Cobb; trusteo for flvo yenrs, A. F. Ilob erts. These olllcers nnd and tlio appolntlve olTlcers will be lnstalled next Monday evenlng wlth Dlstrict Deputy Trask of Bellows Falls ns tho InstalllnB otllcer. . Tho Mllford, (X. II.) Cablnet of Thurs day, Dec. 22, devotcd ovcr two pages, wlth half-tone cuts, to a. report of the golden nnnlversaiy celebratlon by Custos Morum lodge of Odd Follows of that town, whlch was attcnded by Mr. and Mrs. Sumner B. lCmerson of Brattleboro. AmoiiB tho plcturos wero those of Mr. Kmerson past grand and C'harles S. Kmerson of Milfoid, hls sou, who Is the present grand mnster of tho Odd Fellows of New Ilumpshlre. Both responded to toasts, that of H. B. Em erson belng: "Enily days of Custos JIoru)m dear departed days of frlends trled and true," whlch was prlnted lu full. Tlie toastmaster roferred to S. B, Emcison ns havliig been one of Milford's most successful buslness men, "who had left behlnd lilm a reputatlon for sturdy Independence of thought whlch hnd Balned lilm many frlends." A charmliiB ball was glven In Orange hall Tuesday evenlng by Mrs. W. E. Has kell In lionor of her daughter, Mlss Cnrrle Hnskell. lt was nttcnded by ubout 50 couples. Tlie hall was decorated hand somely wlth led, gi-ecn nnd white, tho predomlnntlng color belng red. The elec trle llghts were covered wlth red, nnd from the chnndeller wns suspended a large red bell, ln tho centro of whlch was nn olec tlle llglit The guests were recclvcd by Mr. and Mis. Hnskell, Mrs. A. II. Brnsor, .Mrs. C'harles lt. Frlnk, Mr. nnd Mis. C. K. Hnskell, Miss Florence Hnsvo and Mlss C'uiile Haskell, nfter wlileh danelng was enjoyed untll 12 o'clock, wlth the exeep tlon of the lntermlsslon, durlng whlch rcfieshmeiits were served. I.eltsliiBer nnd Dugan furnlshed miiKlc for danelng. Tho llghts went out durliiB ono flgure nnd for several inlnutes the hall wns lu dnrkness, but tho danelng eontlnued wlthout Inter ruplion. Georgc U. Fox. muniiBcr of the Au dltorlum, has been In Greenfleld recently looklng over the liold wlth n vlew to biilldlng u theatre or buyliiB tho old play housc. Greenlleld Is n much better show town tlinn Brnttlpboro nnd Its locntlon nnd rnllroad fncllltlcs nro moro advan tageous. Tho Greenlleld Onzette and Courler says, wlth respect to tho poor ac conimodatlons at present provlded: Peo plo aro bcBlnnlng to get restless nnd many who do not ga to cntertnlnments frequent ly are henrd to express the wlsj that they mlght do so. The regular patrons of tho thentre nro ehalling under tho present stnto of affalrs, though there Is llttlo regict that tho town hall wns closed ns n tlieatro, consldprlng lts entlre uniltnes.i for thls uso. Freiiuent pllBrlmngcs nre mado to SprlnBfleld nnd Northampton, but tlio tilp is not only expeuslve, but very tedlous, especlally nt tho theatre golng season of the yenr. In nccordanco wlth the custom of tho Knlghts Templnr nbout 40 of tho Slr Knlghts of Beausennt Commandcry ns embled at thelr asylum Monday nt 11.30. Aftcr Eminent Commander Frank B. Put nnm had cnlled tho meetlns to order n shoit rellglous servlce wns conducted by Itov, E. T. Mathlson, prclate of tho com mandcry. and nt 12 o'clock toasts wcro drunk to tho followlns Bentlment: "To our Most Eminent Grand Master, George M. Moulton Mny tlio Prlnco of Ponco relgn ln nll our hearts, and Hls lovo unlto nll natlons." Tlio grand mnster's responso wns rend by Hecorder Frnnk W, Nlchols, ns follows: "All hall tho day whcn love dlvlno shall cnoblo and dnmlnnto evcry hoart, cach for others nnd nll for God," Thls part of tho celebratlon was Idontlcal wlth that In overy commandery of tho Unltcd States at tho samo hour, Follow InB thls camo tho toast from tho grand commander, toasts to the slck and absent, and greetlngs from the Orange, Mass., commandery. llnv A A HmiDI, nt llolf.,.1 M,,l,m ivlll preHeh lu the Unlversnllst cliurch next suuiiny. Next wppU the week of prnycr will be nlwnriieil lt, llu, llnttllal nltttrnl, Itv, nn. vleps .Mominy, Tuesday, Tlnirsdny nnd t..,.i.... ut.,.,a e liuil ilisiun. 'I'l.n In.llnH1 rtfr.l., ,if II,.. I t, I t'.,t-d, 1 1 I chutcli will iiipet lu the ohurch pailors I iiuinoay niieruoou lor wuik. i nero wui be no supper. Mr. niul Mis. (leorgo W. BIIsb recelvod thls week a llue box of frult from thulr son. Clnrence Bllss, who Is chof In n hotel ln Dnyloiin, Fla. Fort Dtitiiinoi' colony of PllBrhn Fath ers will liold u rogiilnr nipetliiR lit'xt Tues day evenlng, lo bo followpd by a cnid parly to wlileh filenils of the iiieiiibers aro lnvlted. Mis. C. II. Tlionipson will lead a paper on "YVIint one wotiiau hns dono for tho Yoiiiis? Men's ('liilstlaii nMsoolallon,1' nt the luoctlng of thn woinnn's nuxlllary next Tui'sday nflernoon nt ,1 o'clock. The dheclors of thp l'eo)le' Nntlonnl tmnk niet yestpnlny and deelnred a reg ular seml-niiiiual dlvldend of 4 per cenl. nnd an extrn dlvldend of 2 per eent., mak iiik n tutnl of 10 ier eent. for the yenr. The New York l-lfe Insurnnce coiu panv pnld lo lli llvlng pollev holdcrs nt Cliiislmiis tlme iiivril of one mllllon. slx hundied thinisiiiil dollnrs In timtured endnwineiit lHilleles, several of whleli wi'ie on lives of Veruionteis. Tlie iiutnber of pntlents In tln- Bnitllo Isiro Meniorlnl hosiltal has been reduced to 15. Theie were II on Mondav, nnd slme theti one new patient has been nd mltted. Several will be dlsehaiged be fnip the end of tlie )iiesent week. The aiiniril meetlng of the Estev Or .r.m t'oinp.iny Bcnetlt nssoelutlon was held W, dnesd.iy. These olllcers were electetl: Kxeeutlve commlttee, Jeionie W. KnlBtit, Wlllis l. Gllson nnd George A. Hlnes; secietniy and' treasurer, II. F. C. Toodt. The siibjeet of the nddress by Hpv. II. It. Mlles ln the Adventlst ehuivli ln Ks teyvllle n-t Wednesdny evenlng. under the ausplces of the Y. M. C. A., will be "The old nnd the New," tho llrst under the generul hend. "Tho Klng u Trnnsfor nnr: t'hanges Wrniight by Chrlst." Albert T. Wllliud. 06, for matiy yenrs a lesldent of Brattleboro, dlod on (.Mulst mns eve nt the honie of hls daughter, Mrs. J. C. Storle, In Aslibiirnhnm. Mnss.. from nenlngltls. The funeral wns held on Tuesday on the Sxth iinnlveis.iry of the blith of hls inother. who wns present at the sen ii i's. These olllcers were electi.il nt the seinl aiinusl meetlng of Quonektncat trlbo, No. 2, 1. O. lt. M.. Filduy nlght: Piuphct, II. K. lliirris; sachein, Cbnrlcs Brocklngtou, senlor sagamore. Fied Dnvls; Junlor sng ninoie, Fred Mlner; chlef of records, C. 1'. Spencer: nsslstnnt chlef of reeords. II. II. Bakei : keeper of wiimpum, .1. i: Mellen: tinstep for thiee yenrs. II. I,. Manley. A HiiiKlug outshle the top stnry of Brlnk & Wushei's new tnachiiie nhup liiilhllng on Klin stieet broke Weilnesdny atternooii, lettlng two men. a brlek Inyer and n ImmI enrrler, fall to the ground. n dlstnuce of nlmul 25 feet. Al Nelson. the hfxl enirler, striiek the Knuiinl anil had iiiie leg hurt lx'low the knee, but nn bones weie broken. He will be liieaimeltated for work several days. The staglng nnd the hrlck lnyer laniled u)on Mr. Nelson. Chrlstmas was observed at the frco klndeigarten InstiFrlday lnorniug wltli soiibs nnd gnmes by the chltdren. Ati entertnlnrnent wlth a gramophone was furnlshed by Mis. Mellen. whleh the chll dren greatly enjoyed. A Chrlstnins lunch was served. Sanln Claus then apnenred nn. dlstilbuted the glfts from the Chrlst mas tree. Ench ehlld wns glven a toy, a box of candy and a useful glft, provlded by geniious frlends of the klnderBarten. Tle-..!i5l""1 meetlng of Sunslilne clrclo No. 2 was' held nt the Homo for the Aged and Dlsablert 'Frldny ufternoon nnd even lng. An enjoynble niuslcal entertnlnrnent was glven, followed by u supper nnd dls trtbutlon of Clirlstmns Rlfts to the peo ple nt the home from n wlgwum, whlch wns a very lutercstliiB nnd entertalnliiB fenture. At thc buslness meetlng Mrs. G. H. Kydcr was elected presldent and Mrs. John It. llyder secretnry nnd trens urcr. Mlss Kllen Hunt Bave n "chlldren's" party at her homo on Tylcr street Wed nesday evenlng, whleh was not only very enjoynble but very funny. Alxiut 30 young in-ople were present, Ineludlng Mlss Katherlne llolllster of Gieenlleld. The Biiests were dressed ns chlldroti, tho young ladles wenrlng short dresses nnd the youiiB tneii knee trousers. and a num ber of elilldren's games were plnyed. A fenture of the party wns golng to n theatro to seo a Punch nnd Judy show. Ilofieshments were served. A New Yenr's reeeptlon will bo glven by tho woman's iiuxlll.ny ln the Y. M. C. A. rooms next Monday evenlng. to whlch the publle Is invlted. loth chlldreii and grown people. A progrnm has lccn prepared whleh promlses to be very en tertulnlng. A featuro of the entertaln ment will be readlngs by Mlss Cnrollne Belle Howe. who has dellghted Brattle boro audlences on severnl occaslons. Hezeklah Butterworth of Boston says: "It glves me great pleasure to spenk of the nbllltv of Mlss Cnrollne Ilello IIowo ns n render. She possesses not' only tho drnmntlc Instlnct nnd llbcrnl trnlnlng, but the power of sympathetlc Interpretntion. I shnll nlways recall wlth gratltude her renderlng of ono of my own storles In n cliurch ln Boston." The most seilous enw before the Hamp shlre cilunty prlmlnal court whlch opened at Northampton Tuesday was agalnst Geoifio M. SkllliiiBS of Malne, a mainber of a gliiss blowers' comiiany. who was chaiBed wilh abusc of a female clilld tJraee Tnylor of Bnittleboio, whom ho lu dueed to aceompany lilm to Noithampton. Tlie inlsoner was deeply affeeted when the Indietment was rend Tuesday and wept as he ohanged hls piea to gullty. The indietment of ndiiltery ugalnst lilm was dlsniissed, as It had boen lenrned that he was dlvorced from hls wlfe. IIIs son teuco was not proiiouneed. but under tho laws of Massaehusetls he may he sent to the penllentlary for llfe or a long term of years. The resldents of Canal street, I'rospect Tllll and olsewhere. who uso water from the supply whlch comes froni tho hills south of Whetstone brook beyond tho creamery, are much dNappotnted bccauso wlth the roturn of wlntcr there has ro turned tho dlsagreeable tnsto nnd odor In the water, whlch Is owned by the Chestnut Hlll Iteservolr company, Com plalnt hns been mado to Ilenlth Offlcer Tucker, nnd ho hns sent two snmples thls week to tho laboratorv at Burlington for chemlcal annlysls. Thls water comes from an cntlrely dlfferent sourco than thnt whlch llows lnto tho Chestnut Hlll resenolr. A part of tho supply comes from a meadow brook whlch flows past tho Thomas farm, beyond tho J. G. Staf ford farm, nnd tho supposltlon ls thnt the surface water from tho cow barn on tho Thomas farm, runs lnto tho brook, tho ground belng frozen so that lt cnn not fllter lnto the ground. Tho samo troublo wns experlenced last wlnter, and In February of thls year a report from tho state laborntory on n samplo of thls water was ns follows: "Blologlcally nnd chemlcally ls susplelous; would advlso tllOrOlllzll PVntTtlnntlilna nf tlm oti.tn Ings. Tho report showcd tho prcscncel ui iiuruics, wnicn consiiiuto ono of the IngrcdlenlB of fertlllzer. TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY Take Laxatlve Bromo Qulnine Tnblots. All drugglsts refund tho money If lt falls to cure. E. W. Grove'a slgnaturo Is on each box, 25c Dean's Rheumatlo Pllla absolutely cure rheumntlsmandneuralgta. Vege'table.snfe Will posltlvely cure slclt headnehp nnd prevent lts return. Carter's Little Llver Pllls. Thls ls not tnlk, but truth. One plll a dose. See ndvertisement, Smnll plll. Small dose. Smnll prlce. BnATTLEDORO PER80NAL. Mlss Mniy Avelllt Is nl the homo of her brother, Geurgo (3. Avoilll. A. II. Clnpp Vont lo New York Mon dny to spend soentl ilnys. Mr. and Mis. C. II. Weleoino were ln ftplliiBrielil, Mnss., over Stuidny. Mrs. OcoiKe 9. Dowlcy went to New York Saturday for a few days' vlslt, lloiinld OsTood of Boston wns ut hls hoine on Illffli street over Sunday. Mr. nnd .Mis. Aithur L. lllllliigs have been vlslltlig telnttves ln Mouson, Mass. County Clelk Mertilleld Is Improvlug slowly, but Is not yet nblo to bo dressed. Itov. II. II. Mlles went lo New York Tuesday lo sttuml nn importiiut letlglous meetlng. II. A. Stieeter und u frlend of Wuter bury, Conn., have bepn ln towli a part of tlie week. Dr. F. W. Gwyer of New Yoik was nt hls farm on Dutnmotston lllll'tlie flt nt of the week. Mlss l.llllau Ciinimlngs went to Balil nlnvllle. Mass., to siend I'ln lnlinns at her home. llorry Grwne will tettirn to Cornell imlerslly next Tuesday nfter belng nt home 10 dnjs, Mrs. J W Jllegham of Boston wns a itiiest of her brothi'i. John lt. I'ltitniner, oxor ClirlstuiHs. I'. W. Chllds niul lamlly nnd E. W. Glb hoii niul famlly spent Clirlslinns wltli rela llves In Chester. Mlss I'mni.i l.undberg of Spilngfletd, Mass., Is siioiidlng tlie (veek nt her. home on Centr.il street. Clnudp Adnms of New llaven spent I'ht islmas wlth hls parents. Mr. nnd Mrs. I'hailis I." Adams. I. I'. DeWltt and 1.. K. Hnll went to N'pvv Yoik elty Wednesday on n buslness nnil pleasure tilp. Cadets Tenuey, Noes anil Gilman of Norwich unlverslty nre at home for the Chtlstmas vacatlon. Mlss Bessie lluttei lleld of Boston vlslt ed her mother at her home on Tliomns ntreet over Sundnv. Keni elh Kmerson went to New Yoik Monday nfter siienillng ChllstmaB nt hls home on Onk stieet. Finnk II. 1'Ield of New Btltain, Conn., vlslled hls iwreiils. Mr. nnd .Mis. Asa Fleld. over Chilstmns. Mlss l.iilu Lewis, who hns been study lug ln i:altlmre to Im n ttiilned niilse. Is at home for the hollduys. Mr. nnd Mrs. J. F. White have gone to Seheiii.etady. N Y . for a vlslt wlth thelr sons. ItaMnond und Arthur. Mls- M.ittle Italdvvln is expected home .Mondny from Somervlllo and Boston. vvhere h- is vislling lelatlves. I'elree Brown. a e.ulet in Norwich unl verslty, is sit'iiillng si-vernl dnys here ns the guest of Iivvti'iu'u Itarber. Mlss Mnry I. Henshnw of the Green tlelil idgh school, i s)i ndiiiK her Chrlst mas vncatlon wlth her mother. Mlss .Mlnnle E. Biasor is at her home on Canal stieet foi n vaentlon of 10 days from her school in Brookline. .Mnss Miss I'loienee Lamsii, who ls teach lnu seluHil lu N'ewton. Mnss . is siKMidlng 10 das wlth Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Amldon. Mrs. Theodoie Chniiiberlnln sustalued a frncture of the .trm bv a fall ou the lee uenr her' home ln dlstrlet No t! Mondny nlght. Iloughton Whlthrd of Grand Forks, North Dskotn, u ctudent at Exoter ncude my. Is hero for u ncatlon vlslt nt F. L. Ilunt's. Mts. Cariic Buxtnn Allen was operated upon for apiH-iidlrllls Saturday by Dr. K. lt. l.yneh. She Is maklug n good re covery. Miss Altcc Mandell of Iteadlug, Mass, foimeily teacher of I'rench and Gerinan In th? hlgh wlfool, Is n guest of Mlss Muty Croker. J. Melvln Thuiber. who Is at home from Colgate unlverslty for the holldays. Iireached In the llaptist cliurch ln South Newfane Sunday. Mr. and Mts Charles Bogle of White Blvor Junetlnn vlsited Mr. Bogle's par ents. Mr. nnd Mrs. K. W. Bogle, from Sunday to Tuesday. Dlstilt'l Attotney J. I.. Mnrtln went to Bennington Monday to spend several days lu iittendancp upon the sesslon of the Benningtou county court. Superlntendent C K. Joues nnd Con ductor E. M. Goodeiiough are In Boston to attend a me-tlng of the New Kngland Street ltailwny Men's club. Mr. and Mrs. Herbeit W. Bogle of Troy, N. II . and Frnnk Wells of New llwlfoid, Mnss.. were wlth Mr. and Mrs George Wells for Chrlstnins. Mlss Bessle Ncwman of Boston wns nt her home over Sunday Mlss Elln New man, who Is teaehlng ln Wnlthnm, Is al home for a vncatlon o"f two weeks. Mrs. Mabel L. WellliiKton and Mlss Thcodoru. Ilnsly of Chelsea, Mnss., nro vlsltlng thiough the holldays wlth Mrs. Welllngton's puicnts, Mr. nnd Mrs. 11. J. Knlght. Coiigrcssman llnsklns hns Introduced lnto the Hoiiso a prlvate penslon hlll to Incrwise the amount novv pald to Wllliam H. Cniy of Brattleboro, who has been 111 n long tlme. Walter Cook. who went from here two or three years ngo. to Norfolk, Vn., vvhere he Is novv mnuager of n restaurant, Is at hls home on Cannl street for a vlslt of three or four weeks. John P Austln of Sprlnglleld, Mass., and Dr. James Austln of Spencer, Mnss., were vlsltois nt tho home of thelr par ents. Mr. nnd Mrs. Mnrtln Austln, over Sunday nnd Monday. Mis. ltollln Jatpiith of Weston tetnrned to tho home of her slsler-ln-iaw. Mrs. S. D. lVrstms, ln Knst Putney Mondav after siienillng ivvo weeks wlth her nlece. Mis. Walter S. Stearns on Hlgh street. Mr. nnd Mts. Osear F. Benson and llobert Mltehnll of Novv York camo to Brattleboro to speud Clulstmas wlth rela tives. .Mr. Penson and Mr. Mltcliell ro turued Monday. Mrs. Benson remalnlng for a longer vlslt. F. W. Chllds nttendod at Burlington Monday nlght n baiKiuet lu honor of W. O. Italdvvln, of Rutland, ngency dlrcctor of the Novv York Llfe Insurnnce eom puny, who has recently been promoted to the western Massachusetts branch. J. U llovvard, teacher of penmnnshlp ln Maldcii, Wlnchester nnd Dedhnm, Mnss., nnd hls daughter, Mlss Ella Hovvnrd, wero ln town Wednesdny. Mr. Hovvnrd and famlly nro spendlng the Clirlstmns vnca tlon at thelr summcr homo In Putney. Jnmes Bagg, who has nn oxcellent po sltlon In a bank In Now York elty, nnd hls slster, Mlss Ellznboth Bngg, teacher ln tho hlgh school ln Cambridge, N. Y., both gradtiales of Wesleyan unlverslty, havo been mnking a hollday vlslt wlth thelr parents. Mr. nnd Mrs. F. A. Bagg. Mrs. Ktta IIowo hns moved from South Maln street to tho homo of Mr. nnd Mrs. . S. Tlionipson on Walnut streot. Her nimt, Mrs. Bemls, Is llvlng nt Norman Darllng's on South Maln street. Mrs. IIowo will go to Metiden, Conn., soon to spend tho wlnter, Byron A. Stone, son of Mrs, Hnrrlot A. Stono of West Brattleboro and tho late Ashloy Stono of Wilmington, will leave tho cmploy of tho Phlladelphla flrm of IjinBflcld Bros. & Co., leather goods mnnufncturcrs, Jnn, 1, nfter 35 years of servlco ns eommorclal travclor for that tlrm and tho .Arms company of South Deerlleld. Duriug thls perlod Mr. Stono has travelod rcgularly over n groater por tlon of tho Unltod States, vlsltlng nll of tho Important trndo centers from Halifax, N. S., to Gnlvcston, Texns. Hls Inter csts Ii) tho Parngon Kulttlng company nnd tho Moluiwk Vnlloy Knltting mllls of Mowhawk, N. Y., hls home demnnd hls pcrsonnl nnd undlvldcd nttentlon, whlch Is tho causo of hls reslgnatlon nnd retlrcment from tho flrm wlth whom ho hns earned nn envlable reputntlon. Mr. Stono spends hls summer vncatlons wlth hls famlly In Wilmington. Ho ls a loyal nnd enthuslastlo son of that town, LOCAL OVERFLOW. Wheel Club Totirnnment. Scoies mado ln tlie Vermont Wheel club lournaniptit the past vvoek hnvo been ns follovvH: Tlitce-ball bllllatds: Crnne CO, Allon C2. Crnuo wiuulng on the lmndlcnp; Kllls CO, Wood 18; IMuon 100, Pettee 60; Mlller 70, Moisc 23. Fmir-bnll bllllnrds: Aldilch 120, Mlller 0; Wood 90, Brnsor 67; Wood 90, Dugrili 118, Wood wiuulng on tlie handlcnp; Pct lee 76, ltiindiilt Kllls 70, llncon 91, Kl lls wlimliig ou tlio hnudlcnii; Tlionipson 76, Duirail C'J. , I'nol: Tlionipson 70, Crnuo 63; McRno 50, Wood 62, Mcltnp wjnnlng on thc hnndl cap; Brnsor 90, Tnskcr 3C; Bnisor 90, Ellls 61. Tlio Brnttteboto liidupendelits nnd the WorceHter Alhlettcs will meot on the bas ket ball lloor lu Festlvnl hnll next Thurs day nlght. At thu limn of the chlldrPn's Chrlslinns galheilng nt tlie rnlversnllst vestry lngt Filday evenlng, 30 chlldien nnd grown people, who wero III, wete lemembeted by the Sunday school. Tlio nnnual gentlemon's nlght of the Woinnn's club will bo observed Wodnes dny evenlng, Jan. I. Mlss Kdlth Cobuni Noyes, n mcmber of the faculty of tho Kmeison Sehool of Orntory, will aptienr ln Charlos lleaile's famous comedy In two nels. eutltled Peg' Wnfftngtoii. Mlss Noes has vvonderful talent as an imper soiialor, nnd sustnlns the 17 dlstinct char aetets of the pln y wlth such lldellty thnt the effect Is thnt of a whole ilraiiistlc eouilKiny. The inalo imnrtot will nsslst Mlss Noyes, nnd the evenlng Is sure to bo one of great enjoyment. A receptlon will pi-eeede tlie entertainment, nnd n buffet liineh will follow. Membprs of the club may piociirp tlek('ts of tlie soelal com mlttee. The Missoiirlans nttraeted to the Au dltnrlum last evenlng nn audletieo much smuller than the plny merlted. Noarly all who went weie much pleased wlth the Ierformanee, whlch iiboundcd ln thiilling ellniaxes nnd whlch was not allovved to lag nt any tlmo. Theodore Hnmllton as Stormy Jnrilan, tho saloon koerier, and Cecll DeMllle as Slumpy Pll, a horse tralner, wero the favorlles, but the work of some of the other members wns otiuatly good ln the henvy llnes. Pettle Roberts, an old mald. was Impprsonnted by Flora Flnch lu a partlcularly creditable way. The play depleted Central Mlssourl llfe and was illslitictly dlffeieiit from most plnys whleli have etinnlng nnd tntrlgue for the central features. The show cjr tled a large amount of scenery. NORTHFIELD, MASS. t Iloy Ch.unlierlnln wns soverely burned .ibout the faco by the blowing up of a toy englne wlth whlch he wns playlng. Fears are entcrtnlned that he may lose the slght of hls rlght eye. The home of Austln Stevens on Plaln street, ennslsting of a 1V4 story house and bnrti. was cntlrely consumed by flre Frl day evenlng. A defectlve chlmney Is sup posed to bo tho cause. The property was Insured for ISOO In C. II. Webster's ngency. The next entertainment In the Northfield lecture coursc will bo by tho Walter Bont ley Bnll company of Boston, at tho town hall on Wednesday cvonlng, Jnn. I. Tlio company comes hlBhly n-commendcd, nnd eomprlses Walter Bentley Ball. barltone; Mlss Beulah Tlmbllh. roader; Hnllnm lllckmnn, vlollnM Drunken Man Shot at West Norwich. Will Knstmnn shot Frnnk Broughton In the leg nt West Norwich Wednesdny. Kastmnn clnlms that he ncted In self do fcnce. Broughton nttcmpted to entcr Kast man's house whlle drunk. nnd on belng re fused ndmlttance became vololent nnd be gan throwing stlcks of wood throuBh the windows. It Is sald that a strugglo bo twcen the men followed and Kastman fl nally used a gun. Broughton's wlfe was Kastman's housekeeir and It Is thought that Broughton may have been Insanely Jealous. Man and Horses Through lee at Spof ford Lake. Whlle ilniwing logs ncross SiKilTord lake. Chesterfleld, one day last week, the lcc broko nnd both horses and Fred Mark of Wostmorelaml went through lnto nbout 15 feet of water. Kortunately Mr. Mnik and one horse were snved but tho other horse dled soon nfter he wns tnken out of tho water. The tonm lelonged to John Burt. Two BIq Atlantlc Llners. Two moro blg Atlantlc llners whlch will further ndvnnce the stnndard of eomfort and luxury for the ocean voynge nro be lng bullt for the Hnmburg-Amcrlcan stenmshlp llne. One. tlie Amerlca, Is belng constructed by Hnrlnnd & Wolf nt Belfast. Ire.. and the other, tho Kalserin Augusto Vlctorla, nt the Vulcan shlp bulldlnB works nt Stcttln. Ger. Amons tho features of these vessels will bo large a la carte rcstaurnnts. enabllng pnssen Bers to chnnge from the regular faro and dlne when and hovv they plense, and ar ninse dlnner partles for thelr frlends, passenger clcvntorR runnlng through nll tho tlve passenger decks, well equlppod gymnasiums nnd Turklsh baths. Tho Amerlca will bo 700 feet long nnd dls plnco 33,000 tons, the Kalserin Augusto Vlctoiln 705 feet long nnd will dlsplnco 40.000 tons. Tho passenger cnpaclty of these shlps will bo nbout 33S9 each, com prlshiB C00 In tho flrst class. 300 In the second class, 230 in tho thlrd class and 2139 in tho stecrnge. Thelr specd will be moderntp 17 knnts nn hour nnd will enable them to rench Plymouth nnd Cher bourg ln nbout 7S days nnd HnmburB in nlne days. The great dlmenslous of theso stenmers. thelr enormous cnrgoes of rrelBht nnd thelr bllge keels will tend to mnke them stendy nnd cotnfortnble ln the roughest seas. Tho staterooms will not only be largo, somo even 10 by 17 feet. but tho upper bcrth will m entlrely done awny wlth. Tho Amerlca will be leady for servlco In August, 1903, and the Kalserin Auguste Vlctorla ln the sprlng of 1906, The New York Trl-Weekly Trlbune. For thoso who want to get tho Now York news nnd news of thlngs the world over und don't wnnt to spend tho money or tlme lu buylng and reading n metro polltiin paper sevon dnys In the week The Trl-Weekly Trlbune fllls tho hlll. It Is issucd on Monday, Wednesdny nnd Frl dny of every week, nnd contnlns the es senco of The Dally Trlbune for tho wholo week. To thoso who aro lnterested in tho prlccs of flour, graln, wheat, cotton, llve stoek, butter, cheeso, eggs, nnd other farm products, Its markot reports aro In vnluable. bccauso of thelr correctness Prlce, $1.50 n yenr. For n frco samplo copy sond n postnl cnrd to The New York Trlbune, Now York. How to Cleanse the Blood. A persoverlng uso of Dr. Davld Kcnno dy s Favorlto Remedy, of Rondout, N. Y will Boon rellovo nnd ultlmntcly curo cnsc's of fever nnd ngue, blllousness, rhcuma tlsm, deblllty of tho stomach, bowels kldneys nnd bladder, nnd nll dlsordera nrlslng from nn Impuro stato of the blood. Prlce $1, all drugglsts; slx bot tles for $3. U you once try Carter's Little Llver Pllls for slck headache, blllousness or constlpatlon, ybu will never be wlthout them. They nre purely vegetable, small nd easy to take. Don't'forget thls. The Manchester Mirror & Farmer nnd THE VERMONT PHOSNIX One year each, g- yg D RATTLEDORO PERSONALi Mlss Cretlo Turnor wont lo Athol Wed nesday. Chntlcs D. Noyes of Colrnln wns here Wednesday. Job I.onr; Is ut ho.mo from the toldlers' homo In Bennington. Mlss Mnry Bnrrett of North Wulpolo Is vlsltlng nt M. J. Monin's. Slicrman Abbolt wns heto from Siirlng lleld, thls state, thls weelt. Mrs. Davld O'Keefe wns ut her formor homo ln Barre for Chtlstmns. Walson Kendall Is vlsltlng hls grand mother lu Stinfford, thls stnto. lolm O'N'cll moved Monday fiom Pros .ect stieet to 52 Cannl street. Itov. 1'nther Long of Proctor was nt hls homo horu the Iltst of thn wcck. Mrs. Nora Touhlll of Spilnglleld, Mnss., was In town tho llrst of tho vveok. Mlss Hannnh Hnnlon roturned juesdny after a few dns' vlslt ln ""laremont Mlss Nellle Ferrlter left Saturilny for a week's vlslt In Ilolyoke nnd Chlcopee. Mlss llnnnnli Conroy Is at the Brnt lloboro Memoilnl hosiltnl lor troatmant. Dr. U. lt. Lyneh spent yesterdny nt the Farren Mpinorlnl hospltal In Montngue. Klnnlilas Gervnls ls spendlng the lioll days nt hls home ln Jamaica I'lalu, Mass. Miss Jessle llnwley Is nt homo from Boston nnd Ltither Havviey from Worces ter. Mr. nnd Mis. I. O. I. Smlth wero ln Bos ton nnd Worcester Tuesday and Wedne day. Wlllle Flood of Sprlngflold, Mnss., is spendlng the holldays with hls uucle, John Flood. Mlss Kllen Gtltlln of Ilolyoke Spent 'christmns wlth her slster, Mrs. Mlchael Bnker. Mts. II. F. Tbdt nnd dnughter, Jo si'iihlne, went today lo Keone, N. 11., for a vlslt. Mrs Svvitzer of West Towiir'.cnd Is vlsltlnr her sons, Bernnrd nnd Mortltpr S'vltzor. Mr. and Jlrs. J. P. Khner hnve been vlsltlng thelr dnughter. Mrs. O. S. Wrlght, in Bethel. Jeiry Drlscoll returned Wednesday from Bristol, Conn., vvhere ho spent Chrlstmas. Miss Amy W. Cabot of Brookline, Mnss., is spendlrg a week at the Naulahkn with Mrs. Holbrook. Mr and Mrs. Ileubeu llillmnn of Col tnln were Chrlrtmns guests of Mrs. Ly man 'ioldsmlth. Mrs. Wllliam Welcinno went Wednesday to her former home ln Shushan. N. Y., for a week's vlslt. Warren Hyde was at the home of hls aunt. Mrs. Susan Hyde, in Strafford, thls state, for the holldays. Mrs. Samuel W. Hublwid ls vlsltlng her pnrenls, Mr. nnd Mis. C. D. Chllds, ln Wallingford, thls state. . Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Grlltln of Orange, .Mass.. were with Mr. Giitlln's .inothei. Mis. Mary Grillln. Monday. Mrs. Atnelia Marsh of Northfield, Mnss., is visltlng her daughter, Mrs. Kute Chamberlaln, on Cannl stre . Mrs. Nathnn Mnnn returned to her home Saturday after belng oiwrated upon nt the Brattleboro Meniorlnl hospltal. Mlss Llzzle Carroll of North Walpolo was lu town on Monday on her way to Albany, where sho has a posltlon. Mlss Anna O'Nell. nursu at the Farren hospltal, Montngue, spent Chrlstmas at Her giandfather's, Mlchael Baker's. Mlss Krlcson and Walter Henkcl came Frlday from the Albany Buslness collcge. They will roturn nfter the holldays. Mrs. Allco Roberts Is spendlng three A-eeks in Willlamsvllle. Mrs. Frank Ful ,er ls stnylng with Mrs. L. 1 Davis. Rev. Lewis Grout of West Brattleboro, sustnlned a partlal shock of paralysls Wednesdiy. Hls condltlon Is crltlcal. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Rogers nre enter talnlng thelr mothers, Mrs. Rogers of Orange nnd Mrs. Wrlght of Shlrley, Mass. Mrs. E. F. Nlles, Mrs. F. A. Richmond nnd Walter Davls Icft Saturday to vlslt In Boston and Revcre untll nfter tho hol ldays. Mnrtln F. Austln and Mlss Mny Cullt :turned Tuesday to Boston nfter vlslt of few days nt James Austln'- n South Yaln strceL Mlss Kllen Grady returned Frlday from the Albany Buslness college, whero sho recelvod a dlplomn In shorthand, type wrltlng, etc. Mlss Nclllo Brown went Tuesday to Bos 'on to vlslt her brother, Wllliam L Brn-vn, of the p.itliologicnl department ol thr Clty hospltal. Miss Barbarn Murphy of Bellows Falls and John Cunnlngham of ButTalo spent Mondny In town, Mr. Cunnlngham golng from hero to New York. Mlss Uiurn Stoarns und Mlss Mnrlon Noyes. teachers in the Mt. Airy, Pa., school for denf, nro spendlng a vncatlon of ten days at thelr homes. Frnnk Clark, brakeman on the narrovv gauge rallroad, hnd part of hls mlddlo tlnger cut oft Wednesday whlle cgupllng cnrs In tho rallroad yard horo. Patrlck Moran and daughter, Margaret, and Mlss Mlnnle Moran went to Sprlng fleld, Mnss., to attend tho funeral ot Thotnns Moran, brother of Patrlck Moran. Mrs. Penrl Clapp roturned to her homo on Clark street Saturday from tho Brattle boro Memorlal hospltal, where sho under went nn operatlon. She Is Improvlng slowly. Itov. Dr. J. J. Grltlln of tho Cathollc unl verslty In Washington will come Monday to spend n fow dnys at Mlchael Baker's on Blrgo street. nnd will vlslt hls cottage at Spofford lake. Aithur Monroe Is nt homo thls week from Wesloyan unlverslty. Among other colieglans not proviously mentloned nt homo nio ltollln White of Ynlc, Horatio Smlth and Ilaroid Whltnoy of Amhcrst. Dr. and Mrs. G. A. Tovvksbury of Llttlo ton, N. H., were guests of Mr. and Mrs T. W. Bruce tho tlrst of tho week. Dr. and Mrs. Tewksbuiy and Mr. nnd Mrs. Bruco hnd Chrlstmas dlnner with Mrs. Bruce's dnuBhter. Mrs. I-ingworthy, of Hlnsdale. Mlss Minnio May, daughter of A. V. May, was operated upon Snturday by Drs. Lynch and Hnmllton. A multlplo cystlc tumor was removed, also the appendlx. Mlss May has been In a crltlcal con dltlon all tho week, but sho was sllgh'tly better thls mornlng. The Mysterles of Knowledge. A Bostonlau was pralslng tho other day tho nstronomlcal work of Perclval Low ell. "Beforo the last total ecllpso of the sun," ho sald, smlllng, "Mr. Lowell ob served to nn old colorcd man whom ho llked: " 'George, lf you'll watch tho chlckena out nt your placo tomorrow mornlng about 11 o'clock, you'll see them all go to roost.' " 'Hl, hir Georgo laughed. 'III, hl! Dat's n good Joke.' "Ho thought, you seo, that Mr. Lowell wns foollng lilm. But whcn at about 11 o'clock tho next mornlng tho sun dark ened nnd tho chlckcns dld go to roost, Georgo was amazed and somcwhat hor rlfled. Ho sought Mr. Lowell out nnd sald: " 'Wot you dono tolo mo wuz true, suh. Mah chlckcns went to roost, sah, Just lalk you sald dey would." " 'Yes, George, I supposo they dld," the astronomor roturned. "'How long, sah, dld you know 'bout dls?' sald Georgo. " 'Oh, n long tlme.' " DId you know dey would go to roost a year ngo?" " 'Yes; fully n yenr ago.' " 'Well, dat beats all, Bald George, in an awed volco. Dem chlckens w'uzn't hatchcd a year ago.' ". BRATTLEBORO MARKET REPOPT Trnde Good, but Less Actlve Than Before Chrlstmas Reflnecl !, Forced Up Half a Cent. Trade naturslly 1ms bten l. .s thls week tlinn It wns last week pi. . Cliiistttms, but It hns been f.mk , I.IiisppiI oll monl ls llvo pents K , cotton ppd meal nnil provfiiihr u, nnd ten oents lower rospecthi ly. j., sugar hns been forced up half n the grBihml adrnnco In the vvh.,i mnikpt. J'.st U'j r WIIOLESALE. Cheose Butter (pound) Potntoos HgBs Mnplo Sugar , Hldes Calfsklns, (ench) Beof, (drosmd.) 22., j. Ufn; 5".1m, Wl'ork (drenod) , , veni (iivo) Fowls (droased) 12fi 1 1 UKTA1L. Lobstcrs (pound) 10.1 IjHptlll) Tea, (Uolong) Ten, (Young Hyson) Potatoes, (natlvo) Cheese Butter (pound) Kggs Kggs (cold stornge) Sugar (tollnoil) Sugar (Mnple) Salt, T. I., (bushel) 4.i-,. 14'.,. 2 Flour (rollor proccss, bbl) .... t,;:, Flour (patont) 7.2:&; Corn Corn (northern) ;-; Meal (owt.) Mlxed Feed Bran !.lnoed Oll Meal , Piovender .Mlddllngs Itye Meal (pound) Cotton Seod Meal Cracked Coni Homlny Menl OaLs, bu Hny (baled) Raw Oll If erosene , Correcteil Dee. 29. 1 20 1 2". ., 1 J. , 1 3-fi ! 4- 1 2 .,1 . 1 20 , 1 jj 4m, -,i 14-&! New Enflland's Water Power. Whon Nlagara Falls was flrst t v, ' I furnlslt electrlc Hght and power l ,,, sorts of purposes many mlles hm, ,. i t was a rcvelatlon to the world .f ii . slbltltios ln tho practical appli i f the new force, nnd so strougly , poal to tho pructlcnl not to say 1 1 r sldo of soclety, that there has b, r. t dldlculty ln proventlng tho d.tr. ,, of tho cataract as one of natur. -ders. and maklng It slmply a ir. ( power for tho beneflt of a monop . ,t whlle there has beon danger tliat 'r' r bounds mlght be broken. and wl .; t danger will doubtless exist a ' . leglslatures are mercenary, tl.c u -ot electricnl operatlons at Ni.ieu i ,g furnlshed a great and susgesti. '.,,. t lesson for the rest of the countr Ti i great wnter power can servo surli expanso of populous torrltor" as t1 i. ui-es show could bo done In tlu- i. then smaller streams with suflleie'.t .1- -scont can render a slmllar serw .j more Hmltctl terrltories, and there ls n w a stronger tcndoncy than has cv. r beon manlfested before to deveiop tl.-it Idt-a even In the most obscure quarters Another great power centrc 1ns now been establlshed In Pennsylvanla. wl .re the falls of tho Susquehanna rlvi-r n.ir York. have been put In shape to m. et the needs of n wide strctch of country at a co.it of $2,000,000. The electrlclty gener ated at thls polnt will be dlstributed to n large number of towns and cltles of whlch Phlladelphla will very Hkely be ono. Another large plant at Spler Falls on the upper Hudson has bccn establish e.d nnd ls servlng n largo and wldely scattered populatlon In all those respects that the largcr developments of our mod ern clvlllzatlon demand. But even tho great plants are not so slgnlflcant of the vast expanslon of the water power of tho country as the multl pliclty of smaller plants actual and pro Jected In places that havo npparently be come decadent, but need only the touch of thls new force to awaken them to new llfe. There are hundreds of streams In New England. nnd wo have ln mlnd sev eral such ln Massachusetts and Connect icut that flfty years ngo furnlshed pcmer for all sorts of small but prosperous mnnufactories woolen mllls, paper mllls, cutlery works, nnd so forth. In the last two or three decadea thoso enp rprlses have gone by the board, swallowed up in the nbsorptlons of thelr buslness by the large centres. But the streams remaln, nwaltlng new uses whlch seem to be sug gested by tho servlco wo are conslderln?. The central purposo of almost all In vcntlon Is tho Increaso or multlpllcatlnn of power and the devclopment of elect ricnl force nnd Its practical appllcitlon performs that offlce for the streams of New England. Onco thelr power at a glven polnt wns only sufliclent to run a slnglo mlll nnd that frequently not very large; but now worklng through electrlc englnes they can Ilght the streets of towns. propel tholr cnrs and supply power for almost any number and varl ety of industrlcs that may be deslred. As water power Is cheaper than steam power, many a venture that would other wiso be unpromlslng, can now be made brought to seetlons long threatened with profltable nnd new leases of llfe be atrophy nnd abandonment. A German has lnvented a submarlne torpedo boat whlch dives from the d. fk of a battleshlp when wanted. NATURE TELLS YOU As Many a Brattleboro Reader Knows Too Well. When tho kldneys aro slck. Nnturo tclls you all about It. The urlno ls nnture's calendar. Infrequent or too frequent actlon. Any urlnnry troublo tells of kidney 1113. Doan's Kidney Fllls cure all kidney llls. Brattleboro people tostlfy to thls. John M. Joy, farmer, retlred, llvlng on the Brattleboro road, says: "Doan's Kid ney Pllls dld more than help me, they stopped lameness ln my lolns, paln In tho back from whlch I suffered Intensely and as lf that comblnatlon was not suf flclent to aggravate tho ordlnary mortal there was added to lt troublo wltli tho kidney sccretlons, partlcularly observable at nlght. When I went to Georgo E. Greene's drug storo for Doan's KMney Pllls no ono would havo mado mo believo that the treatment would even brlng llef let alono a curo, because I had con sulted physlclans nnd trled dlfferent r. in edles previous to my vlslt but lt Is a faf' Sond nnyono to me for n corroboratlt'") tho above." For salo by all dealers. Prlce 50 cents. Foster-Mllburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y., sole agonts for the Unlted States. Romember the name Doan's and take no other.