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THE VERMONT PHOENIX, BRATTLEBORO, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1905. 6 Btawmit P feank .TEN PAGES. ANNOUNCEMENTS. Quick lunch at JacotxTs; 47 Main St. Baskets and novelties fresh from Japan at CLAII& JONES'S. 33 Chicken Tie teoson has opened. Send jour order for pies tho day licforo you want them to Jacohs, tho Ilakcr, 47 Main St. Twentieth Contury health bread, cakes, plcj, cookies, doughnuts, etc. Wedding cako a specialty. All goods homo mado. J. K. Ja oops, 47 Main St. Kllnor Shopard of Springfield, Mass., will 1)0 at the Brooks Houso tomorrow, day and evening, with a beautiful line of Christmas novelties. This will bo tho last exhibition beforo Christmas. Drattleboro Private School, 83 Main St. Shorthand and teachers' courses a spec ialty Robert D. Goodhue. ; Piano and organ tuner and repairer. Postal or telephone, 12 Highland St, Drattleboro. Music Pupils. I will take pupils for vocal Instruction. MltS. KATHHIUNE O'CONNOR WEEKS, 1 Walker Place. DRATTLEBORO. Tho next Masonic social will bo held Thursday evening, Nov. 10. Tho arango Dramatic club will present its minstrel show In West Chesterfield tonight to bo followed by a dance. Frlondshlpiolrclo will meet In tho parlors of Odd Fellows' hall Friday afternoon, Nov. 17. Supper will bo served at 6.15 as usual. Sheriff Frank W. McCluro appointed Horbert F. Willis or Jamaica deputy ohcriff yesterday to succeed the late J. Q. -Shumway. Tho regular mooting of tho Pilgrim Fathers will bo held In lied men's hall Monday, Nov. 13. Tho meeting will be followed by a social and refreshments will bo served. Members arc requested to In vito friends. Brnttloboro will send a large contingent to tho Brown-Dartmouth foot ball game In Springfield, Mass.. Saturday, Nov. 25. Special excursion rates will be given to Springfield that day. Dartmouth's defeat of Princeton and niown's strong showing throughout tho season indicates that these old rivals will bo closely matched, and tho gamo will be waUched with nn Intorest which will not bo exceeded by any gamo In tho country this year. Peo ple going from Rrnttleboro and vicinity havo amplo tlmo to leave here In the morning at 9.0C or 10.15. and seo the game and reach home at 10.15 In tho evening. "Dora Thorno," a dramatized novel of tho present season, marks a new de parture In melodrama. The story of tho play follows tho book accurately enough to permit tho uso of tho title, but the playwright has chosen tho Incidents and happenings with excellent taste, and wovon them Into a play that Is Interest ing in the extreme. Tho audlenco fol lows sympathetically with every turn tho fortunes of "Dora Thorno," a girl whom the English would call "low born," who won tho affection of and married the duke's son. Tho resultant plot may be mapped out, but tho treatment of her natural girlish cxhuberanco In contrast to tho habitual reserve and repression of tho manner, aristocratic, must bo seen to bo appreciated. Tho first meeting and rehearsal of tho Drattleboro Choral Union this season was held In tho vestry of tho First Baptist church Wednesday evening, nils Was tho annual meeting, and theso officers were elected: Presldont, Edw:n II. Miller: vice president, Edgar Burr Smith; secretary, Mrs. Arthur I.. Maynard; treasurer. Ar thur Ij. Maynard; directors, C. B. Crow cll, W. A. Gilbert and F. H. Brasor: finance committee, A. L. Maynard, E. V. Morse and Mrs. A. L. 'Maynard; librarian, Avery E. Miller; membership committee, L. W. Hawley, Mrs. F. H. Howard, Mrs. A. D. Wyatt, Miss Edith M. Stowe and Mrs. George B. White. Some excellent choruses were taken up under tho direc tion of Nelson P. Coflln. Just what work tho society will give at Its first concert has not been decided upon. A case of petit larceny was heard be foro Justice William S. Newton Monday night. The offender was a boy a little less than 1C years old, who stole a drill stock and caliper rulo from tho S. A. Smith company's factory early In September. Ho had formerly worked there, entered tho building ono Saturday afternoon while only a few hands were at work In one room, and from a room not then occupied took the tools. Suspicion rested upon him at that time, but when ho was visit ed nt his homo' by Officer Warren 'he , claimed that he knew nothing about tho theft It was .learned recently that tho youth had tools .In his possession nt home, and Chauncey Young, owner of tho stolen articles, went to the house and obtained them through the culprit's mother, and the arrest by Officer Warren followed. Tho boy pleaded guilty beforo Justice Newton and was sentenced to sorve three months In tho house of cor rection. He spent tho night In tho lock up, bur Tuesday morning friends Inter ceded in his behalf, claiming that this was tho first offence and that members of his family woro dependent upon his earnings. Tho sentence was then changed to a lino of 10 and costs, tho fine to be suspended during good behavior, A silver watch was stolen from Charles A. Smith's tool case nt the H. A. Smith company's factory Friday night. It was learned Saturday that Jjee Montrose, 12, who was selling newspapers Friday, was near the factory at the closing hour, and as his genernl reputation was bad Mr. Smith and Sheriff McClure visited tho homo of the .Montrose family on Canal street. While the questioning process was proceeding with young Montrose a lad who accompanied him Friday appeared, and tho new nrrlval broko down quickly and confessed that Montrose stole the watch. Ho obtained It by waiting until after tho lights were out, and then climb ed upon a bench, unlocked n panel and took tho watch from tho case. Ho smashed the crystal, scratched tho case, and then sold tho watch to a teamster for 50 cents, telling him that he found It In the street. With tho 50 cents ho bought a foot ball. Montrose's parents offered to make restitution and pleaded so strongly for him that nothing was done about an arrest at the (lmo, but It doveloped later that since last March, when tho family camo to town, tho boy had been detected In stealing cigars from Shea's, dies from tho Htellman machine shop and articles from Clapp & Jones's store. A warrant was Issued for bis nrrest Monday, but , tho officers failed to find him. It Is under stood that tho boy was taken In a team by his parents' to Htnsdalo, and that he boarded a train there with his mother for Boston, How to Win Premlumi on Poultry. J. T. Urle of Craftsbury, Vt, was ono of the largest exhibitors of poultry at tho Lnmollle Valley Fair at Morrlsvllle, Vt and the large number of premiums he won Is Indicative of the care and at tention he gives to his fowls. Poultry keepers will doubtless be Interested to learn of his methods. The following; let ter from Urie & Sawyer, of which Arm the above named la a member, will part ly explain: " 'Pago's Perfected Poultry Food' Is all' that you claim for It and Is as staple as granulated sugar or flour. Mr. Urle. who la a breeder of fine poultry, oss It In his yards all the year round. We would like to be agents again the coming1. season." - - ....,,-, Thcro will bo a matlnco every Saturday during tho balance of November. Rov, F. L. Mnsseck lias bought for use In tho Murray club the large stcrcoptlcon owned by Charles H. Thompson. Tho salo of "Buster Brown" tickets will open next Thursday morning, Nov. 10. Holders of subscription tickets can get theirs the evening beforo. Tho Boston & Mnlno Railroad company will sell round trip tickets to tho 33d nnntial meeting of tho Vermont Cavalry Reunion society, which will bo held In Bel lows Falls next Thursday. Tho round trip rate from Brattleboro will bo Jl. Tho hunters hnvo found birds more numerous this fall than In soveral seasons. Squirrel hunting has been exceptionally poor until within n'few days, but now tho llttlo nnlmals seem to bo coming to this part of tho country in largo numbers, St. Cecelia's Altar society held their regular monthly meeting Thursday even ing in St. Mlclinel a linll on walnut street nnd elected tho following officers: Presi dent, Mrs. J. T. Koine; vlco president Mrs. Mhry Cotter; treasurer, Mrs. J. T, Denning; sccretnry, Mrs. John Perry, State's Attorney Ryder examined tho prescriptions for sales of liquor In this county In October, under licenses of tho fifth class, while In Brattleboro this week. He said that nearly all of thoso Issued slnco ho called attention to techni cal violations of tho law were corroct, but that a few did not comply with all tho requirements. Tho Bellows Falls Times says this week: "Tho Bellows Falls Driving club has under way n plan for tho organization of an association Including nil the horse men of Clnrcmont, Springfield, Kecnc, Brattleboro nnd Bellows Falls. Matlnco races will bo held several times during tho season In each of theso paces and purses offered In tho different events." Rev. and Mrs. James P. Harper, previous to their departuro from Pltts lleld, N. H., where Mr. Harper has Just finished a three years' pastorate, were gtven n reception which was generally attended by townspeople. A purse of 170 was presented to Mr. nnd Mrs. Harper. Mr. Harper has nlrendy entered upon his new pastorate with tho Baptist church In North Bennington, this state. Roller skating, which was such a great fad 25 years ago. Is coming Into voguo ngatn In many parts of tho country. It will be revived within tho next two weeks In Brattleboro,- when Frank Wnlte will open a rink In tho Emerson building. The entire first floor on Flat street will bo utilized, nnd tho entrance will be by stnlr ways on tho side of tho building from Elliot street. The rink will bo open each evening and Wednesday and Saturday afternoons. Tho orchestra will be engag ed to furnish music evenings. At a meeting of the Christian Endeavor society of the Baptist church Tuesday night It was voted to disband the Boclety and to organize a new society which should bo broader In Its scocpo nnd which would be more of n social society, throw ing the burden of religious work upon tho prayer meeting. A committee was ap pointed to submit plans for a new society. Tho committee consists of Miss Mary Croker. Miss Hortensc Hall, Mrs. Fred S. Knight Miss Bertha Noglar, Miss Edythe Thayer, Miss Blanche Howard, Miss Helen Thurber, Miss Olive Blnthor wlck. Miss Ellen Hunt, Miss Esther Crowell, W. B. Douglas, Howard Well man. A. L. Mnynnrd. W. H. Halgh, Wal lace Wright and Will B. Smith. Tho Congregational club lias been for tunate In securing for Tuesday evening, Nov. 21, nt the Auditorium Iuls J. Rus sell nnd his strong supporting company In "The Middleman." A carload of spec ial scenery will be brought to glvo tho play nn elaborate stage setting, and tho famous pottery kilns will be seen In full operation. Following tho presentation In Norwich, N. Y I. H. Blackman, chair man of the Y. M. C. A. commltteo In that city, wrote to K. M. White of Boston, manager of tho White entertainment bureau, ns follows: "Mr. Louis J. Russell and his company gave tho finest perfor mance that wo havo over had In our city and tho house was packed to tho doors, standing room only being displayed at tho opening of tho box office. Wo have had him hero several times before, but his performance last night eclipsed any thing we have ever seen, and his sup port was all that could bo desired." Chancellor Jnmes M. Tyler filed Mon day his denial of the petition to dlssolvo tho Injunction Issued ngainst Miss Syhina Whlthed of Vernon restraining her from erecting a monument nt a particular loca tion In tho Whlthod cemetery. The In junction was granted recently on petition of J. O. Frost. Julia S. Frost and Edward Frost, who alleged that the foundation for tho monument was In a public walk used by them. Miss Whlthed asked to have tho Injunction dissolved, stating that the spot selected for the monument was a part of the R. Wood lot nnd that sho had permission from the owner to place it there. Chancellor Tyler's denial reads us follows: "After hearing tho nrguments of the respective solicitors, upon consideration, said motion Is denied. If the orators and others having an inter est In the Frost lots have, for more than 15 years, as Is claimed, used their entire Bpnco between the fenco on the north side or said burylng-ground and the north side of R. Wood's lot continuously, adversely and under claim of right, they havo ac quired a right to the entire space as a foot-path or way to their lots, as alleged In the bill. The injunction should be maintained until this question Is deter mined." Frank Page Prescott nnd Miss Eda Charlotte Martin were married at the bride's home on Pino street Wednesday evening. Ths ceremony was perfomed at S o'clock by Rev. E. T. Mnthlson, rector of St, Michael's Episcopal church. In tho presence of about 50 people. The bridal march from "I.ohengrln" was played by Miss Harriet Holden ns the wedding party marched down stairs and Into the parlor to a position In front of nn nrch of ever green, ferns and chrysanthemums. The bridesmaid was Miss Florenco Hurrlng ton of Brattleboro and the best man was Clarence Trendall. Tho brldo wns given In marrlago by her father. Her dress was blue silk, trimmed with white lace. The bridesmaid's dress was blue, mohair, trim med with white silk and lace. Mr, and Mrs. Prescott went to Boston on their wedding trip. They will be nt homo nt 132 Western avenue after Dec. 1. They re. celved many handsome wedding gifts. Mrs, Prescott Is a daughter of Mr, nnd Mrs. Thomas E. Martin of 35 Pino street. Mr, Prescott Is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel P. Prescott of Vernon. Ho has been a motorman for tho Brattleboro Street Railroad company tho past five years. Guests from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. Prescott of Vernon and Mrs. E. C, Pierce of Springfield, Mass. Charles C. Bartlett, 38, died Monday noon nt his home at 121 Main street. He had been 111 with consumption two years, nnd since last April, when he re turned from a trip south for tho benefit of his health, his decline had been rapid. Mr, Bartlett wbb born In Townshcnd In Juno, 1867, and was a son of Robert B. and Mary E. (Deane) Bartlett. When he was six years old the family moved to the Ames farm In Marlboro, where Charles Bartlett lived until ho was 18 years old. Since then he .had lived In Brattleboro and Orange, coming to Brat tleboro to remain permanently nine years ago. He was a lumberman and had handled several largo contracts. After his father's death Mr, Bartlett bought tho Ames farm, which he sold recently. In the past few years his name was be fore the public- frequently In connection with the widely known Bartlett-Prescott litigation. Mr. Bartlett married Julia Mc Elray of Bennington four years ago. Be sides his wife he Is survived by ono brother, Rpbert E. Bartlett of Bernards ton, Mass., an uncle, inland Detne of Peru, and two aunts, Mrs, John Angevlne of Westminster and Mrs. Ellen Walte of Holyoke. The funcrnj was held at his late home Wednesday at 1.30, Rev. H. H. Shaw of Marlboro officiating. The burial was In the family lot In Pros pect Hill cemetery. --. . .. There will bo n "Dora Thorno" matinee at tho Auditorium tomorrow, Saturday, afternoon at 2.30. Tho ladles of St. Michael's Episcopal church will have a supper and salo In Orango hall Wednesday, Dec, C. It is understood that tho Vermont Cen tral Railway company will buy 15 new locomotives within a short time, to bo shipped direct from tho factory. The Unitarian ladles will servo their first supper of tho season nt Weils hall Tuesday, Nov. 14, at G.30 o'clock. Supper wilt be followed by nn entertainment entitled "Then nnd Now." Thomas Foley has sold his cottogo houso on Clark street to Chnrles Cusaldy, fore man of tho freight house. Mr. Foley nnd family will move Saturday to Springfield, Mass., and Mr. Cassldy will move from Elliot street to the cottage. ' The creditors of Charles H. Minchen, proprietor of the Newfane House, held their llrst meeting Saturday In the ofllco of F. D. E. Stowe, referee In bankruptcy. They elected Amasn Grout of Newfnne trusteo of tho Minchen estate. , Tho W. C. T. U, will open their hend quarters on the second floor of Emerson block on Elliot street Tuesday, Nov, 14, at 3 o'clock. The meeting will bo In the nnture of n prayer nnd consecration ser vice conducted by Mrs. A. Allen, and Mrs. Harriet Tucker. Tho public aro Invited to nttend. Col. John Hunt, pension attorney, has been notified that an orlglnnl widow's pension has been granted to Addlo M. Roberts of Putney, John W. Esterbrooks of Westminster nlso comes under tho list of original pensioners. Hiram C. Win chester of Drattleboro nnd Truman Nichols of Saxtons River have had their pensions Increased to $24 a month each. Harry Walter Klsk Dunklcc of Iiwell, Mass., and Miss Alice Fernald of Boston were married In Boston Oct. 28. They will bo tit home nt 130 Westford street, Lowell, nfter Jnn. 1. Mr. Dunklcc for merly lived In Brattleboro, going to Lowell about five years ago. He haB a position with the Lowell Machine Works. Mrs. Dunklee Is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Fernald of Boston. Hnrry Adln Coburn nnd Miss Alice M. Baker wore married Tuesday at the homo of the bride's mother, Mrs. Ida E. Baker, at 1G Chestnut street. Rev, George B. Ijwvsoii. pastor of the First Baptist church, performed the ceremony In the presence of only near relatives of the wedding couple. Tho bride wore n blue traveling suit. Mr. and Mrs. Coburn left on the 4.33 train south for n short wedding trip. The members of the Young People's Christian Union, of the Unlversallst church, met Sunday evening to elect of ficers, but Instead of carrying out the scheduled program they voted to disband the organization. Sessions will be kept up until the regulnr Sunday night meet ings of the church begin nfter Thanks giving. The lack of Interest In tho so ciety by Its members Is not pecullnr to this society alone. The auction sole of live stock on the Sholcs farm Tuesday, which was held by E. S. Hall, trustee, by direction of the United States bankruptcy court was at tended by a large number. A. W. J. Wll klns wns the auctioneer, nnd he secured good prices tor everything but a few horses which were not specially valuable. The sale Included n number of cattle and horses which John Rnrrett of Putney claimed as belonging to him by virtue of a trade with N. F. Slkes, owner of the farm, but which were returned to the farm by order of Judge Wheeler. The body of George W. Clark, who died In tho city hospital In Worcester Monday, wns broinzht to Rrattleboro Tuesday night nnd was burled in Prospect Hill cemetery Wednesday morning. Mr. Clnrk formerly lived In Brattleboro and was a carriage maker In the Miller shop, which stood whore the Doollttle apartment house, now stands on Elliot street. For a number of yenrs ho was leader of the Brattleboro band and played cornet In the bund and orchestra. He went to Palmer from Brat tleboro 15 yearB or more ago. He was a widower and was 66 years old. Death was due to senile exhaustion. Mr. Clark wns a vctcrnn of the civil war. The following nppc'nred In tho Rutland Herald Tuesdny ns a despatch from Bran don: "Adam Center, Jr., has Bold his chestnut stallion Slrock to L. D. Hcrrlck of Brattleboro for $800, and the horse wns shipped today to the Wlllowmere stock farm nt Sound Beach, Conn. The horse Is a four-year-old registered Morgan, stands 15.3 hands, nnd weighs 1110 pounds. He wns bred and raised by Mr. Center, nnd took first premium this fall at the Mlddlcbury, Rutland and Brattleboro fairs. Slrock Is a promising young stock horse. Somo three years ngo Mr. Center sold n stallion for $700, nnd ho has another two-year-old colt, which Is very promis ing." An Inquiry ns to the cause and manner of death of Engineer Almar W. Shattuck. who was killed at the Sand Hill curve on tho West River railroad Aug. 28 by being scalded while pinned under a derail ed locomotive, was held In the Brooks House Wednesday before H. S. Bingham of Bennington and George T. Howard of Craftsbury. members of the Btato board of railroad commissioners. State's At torney II. D. Ryder of Bellows Falls rep resented the stnto, C. W. Witters of St. Albans the West River Railroad com pany, nnd C. C. Fltts of Brattleboro tho Shattuck estate. The witnesses examined were members of the train crew nt tho time of the Occident, Conductor Frank Clark. Fireman Josoph LnForest, Brake man William Allen nnd Brakcman William Bemls. also Patrick Connnrn of West Dummcrston, who wns foreman of a sec tion gang In charge of tho section of road on which the accident hnppened. The details brought out were substantially ns published In The Phoenix Sept. 1. Mr. Connnrn's testimony was thit two rails where tho accident happened were Iron, whereas all the other rails on tho curve were steel. He said that tho two rails were badly bent nnd one was broken. Asked how much they were bent, Mr. Connnrn replied: ''Well, they would fit Into a turn table nil right." All the witnesses testified that Engineer Shat tuck was n very careful engineer. Protective Grange's annual fair and chlcken-ple supper Tuesday evening was a big success. Twenty minutes or more before the dining room doors were opened a crowd began to assemble, and when F. W. McCluro began to take tickets the crowd was ns dense as that seen nround a ticket wngon on circus day. The tables were filled quickly, but people kept coming nnd when those nt the first sitting were ready to go out thero wero ns many more waiting to get In. Tho excellent supper justified whatever In convenience the patrons went through, either In crowding In for the first tablo or in wnltlng for tho next ono. After supper many people went up stairs to tho fair. The streamers of white nnd green nnd tho dainty decorations on the booths made a pretty sight The booths and those In charge wero ns follows: Fancy articles. Mrs. Walter Bruce. Mrs, Herbert Clark and Mrs. A. J. Currier; candy, Miss Elolno Franklin nnd Miss Clara Eames; useful articles, Mrs. Charles Lock wood, Mrs. W. H. Haywood and Mrs. E. M. Goodcnough; flowers, Miss Gertrude ' Barker and Miss Carrie Lavolle; wheel 1 of fortune, for the children, Mra Mavcrette Fisher nnd Mrs. A. E. Miller; lemon fizz, Miss Helen Rohde and Miss Clara Blanchnrd; vegetables, George A. Barker and Philip Franklin. An enter 1 tnlnment began nbout 9 o'clock, consisting ' of a piano solo by Miss Elolno Franklin, a soprano solo by Miss Eva Sanders, read lngs by Myron Davis and a one-act farce, "A Mid-Summer Madness," In which the participants were Miss Clara Blanohard, Miss Gertrude Barker, Verne Winchester, E. M, Goodenough and A. E. Miller. Tho supper, sale and entertainment mado, the occasion one of unusual pleasure and satisfaction. I Tickets for "Dora Thome" went on sale i yesterday morning, and a big house Is already. Indicated. - w. ., Tho ladles' enterprise society will moot with Mrs. F. P. Hopklnson on Cherry street Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 15, at 3 o'clock. Tho water Ip 'Spoftord' lako Is lower than ever Jicforo and tho mills dependent on tho wncr supply for power havo been forced to shut down, Fort Dummcr Royal Arch chapter, No. 12, R. A. M., conferred tho Royal Arch uegreo ui a regular convocation ai nin sonlc hull last evening. Tho Choral Union will hold Its next re hearsal In Festival hall next Thursday evening at 7.30, o'clock. Mrs. Kathcrlno O'Connor Weeks will sing n solo, Quonektacat tribe of Red Men will sorve a coon supper on Friday evening nf next week. Great Snchcm Connors of Boston will be present, and possibly othor great chiefs.' i , The, Central Vermont tracks nt the crossing on Depot street have boon raised this week to innke u better gadc. The chnngo will make the crossing less muddy thnn heretofore. Rov. Mr. Osgood of tho Unitarian church was kapt at home by Illness last Sunday, nnd Itl his place Principal Smith of tho high school conducted a lay ser vice and read a sermon. Course tickets for tho Y, M. C. A. Star oourso nnd for the Katherlno Rldgeway Concert compnny's entertainment, tho first In tho scries, to bo given next Wed nesday evening, aro now on salo at tho Y. M. C. A. rooms. Tho Hooker pup was won at tho Wan tastlquet golf links by Miss Florence Pratt, whose opponent in tho final round was Mrs. C. S. Pratt. Mrs. II. H. Crosby was the winner Inst year. Three winnings will bo necessary for permanent owner ship. A social for tho working women and girls will be held In Red Men's hall next Thursday evening. Nov. 16. All aro cordially Invited to attend. Business of Importance will be presented. A good program Is expected nnd refreshments will bo served. Nearly every member of tho Vermont Wheel club will nttend the 20th anni versary celebration In Grange halt to nUht. A program of special merit has been prepared by the committee, con sisting of II. R. Lawrence. J. P. Kerrlter nnd It. C. Bacon. Frank Mallory, 41, salesman, of 37 Dwlght street died nt tho Springfield, Mass. hospital Monday night. Ho had been 111 nt tho hospital for about n week with typhoid fever and complications. He was unmarried. Ho leaves a sister, Mrs. Nellie Smith of Bmttloboro, and a brother. A 50-foot turn table has been Installed In South Ixindondcrry this week. It has a capacity of 123 tons or more. This and other Improvements which aro being mnde will facilitate tho business of the West River rond, which Is moro than twice ns large as was being dono by tho Brattle boro & Whitehall road a year ago. A change In the form of the New Eng land Farmer has been made this week. It now has 16 fKiges Instead of eight of smaller and more convenient size than formerly, and a new heading has been ndopted which Is more attractive than the old ono. The sub-heading "Our Grange Homes" has been dropped, but tho editors say tho Grange department will contlnuo to be one of the leading fea tures. Samuel W. Hubbard, who has bwn clerk nt the Brooks House slnco a year ngo lost June, will finish work there ns soon ns the proprietors can engage his successor. Mr. and Mrs. Hubbard will g to the Bermudas early next month, Mr Hubbard to have a position as cashier and bookkeeper In tho Princess Hotel, of which N. s. Howe Is proprietor. Mrs. Hubbard will go to her home in Walllng ford. this stnte, tomorrow to remain un til she goes to tho Bermudas. The first ontf rtnlnmci.t in the Star course will bo given In the Auditorium next Wednesday evening by the leather Ine Rlilgewnv Concert company. Ticket for thl entertainment only will be on fnlo at tho association rooms next Mon day morning at 9 o'clock. The company consists of XKhs , Katlit-rlnc Rldgewny, reader. Miss Ucssle Bonsall, contralto. lAt Ttcktonlus, plcntst, and T. Francis Hughes, tmor, all of whom are artists of wide reputation. Some excellent course tickets arc yet available. Patrick J. Danforth was released from tho Brattleboro Retreat Wednesday, his release following closely n hearing In tho probato court on the question of having him tnken care of by the state. Dan forth appeared In Vernon Oct. 21 and mnde himself obnoxious to such nn ex tent that ho wns taken Into custody by Constable M. II. Powers, who brought him to Brattleboro. He was adjudged insane nnd wns taken to the Retreat. A hearing on the question of his support was held before Judge Watermnn Wed nesday forenoon. While tho judge hail the matter under consideration It was found that Danforth wns a victim of alcoholism, but was In n condition to be discharged. Ho started for Bethel In tho afternoon and tho legal proceedings In the case came to nn end. Crosby & Parker have about SO men at work laying pipe for the Sunset Lake Water company, which Is the name of the corporation who will develop tho Stlckncy brook water rights for an enlarged water system for Brattleboro. They are hiring new men ns fast ns possible, giving pref erence to Brattleboro residents. In regard to a statement In a Sunday newspaper to the effect that no survey had been made to find out whether Marlboro South pond was an avallablo source of supply Mr. Crosby says that the engineer looked over the situation with respect to Mnrl!oro South pond nnd decided that It would be a wasto of time, to make such a survey. Mr. Crosby also says that In order to bring water to Bmttloboro from Marlboro South pond It would bo necej-sarv to take up water rights nil tho way to Greenfield and to channel through rock a distance of half n mil.? or more, somo of tho way to a depth of CO feet, which would make the cost positively prohibitive. The meeting of tho Woman's Auxiliary to tho Y. M. C. A. was held Tuesday nftemoon nnd at tho opening of the de votional service Miss Gertrude Matthews sing a solo, with piano accompanlent by Miss Emily Clapp. ' Rev. H. R. Miles con tributed to the service by a reading from Scripture, following with a short but helpful talk nnd a prayer. After the usual business meeting n paper on "How can wo make the Important attractive?" was given by Mrs. Orlando B. Douglas of Concord. N. II., president of the Now Hampshire auxiliaries. The naner cave evidence that much careful thought hnd, been given tho subject nnd mnny helpful nnd vnluable thoughts were conveyed to the audience with that power of zeal and enthusiasm which will bo long remember ed. At tho closo nn Informal reception wns given, allowing the women present nn opportunity to meet Mrs. Douglas. A very pleasant and enjoyable time was spent, during which refreshments were served nnd Miss Emily Clapp furnished piano music, Howard C. Rice nnd George E. Mosher hnvo bought this week one half of the canltal stock of the Vermont Printing company, which owns tho Windham County Reformer q Brattleboro nnd tho Vermont Tribune of Ludlow nnd the me chanical plants connected with tho two newspapers. The chance will not nffect the Ludlow paper, but hereafter Mr. Rice will bo editor of the Reformer, E. II. Crano will be advertising manager and bookkeeper nnd Mr, Mosher will be'super Intcndcnt of tho mechanical department Heretofore Mr. Crane has been editor and Mr, Rice local editor, and since a year ago Mr. Rico nnd Mr. Mosher havo con ducted the job printing department under a leaso which Is now given up. The Ver mont Printing company bought the Re former of J. Q. Ullery In 1903. The cap ital stock of the company Is $20,000. Tho new management will date from iNov. 1. The Reformer plant will be equipped with a now press and an additional pnotype machine. , r He who talks big things seldom 'Joes wyUilng..bii.Uanwltonea. . . r . . BRATTLEBORO PER80NAL. Alec Walsh spent Sunday In Leominster, Mass. Mrs. Mary Cotter went to Lawrence, Mass., Wednesday. Daniel Cray of Bellows Falls spent Sun day with John Brosnahan. Mrs. Goorgo Fuller sprained her ankle Bovorcly Tuesday afternoon. Miss Doylo of N,orthflcld, this state, visited Mrs. Pnro this week. D. Frank Shea's family moved to tho Kcndrlck House In Putney Tuesday. Joseph Vlllapol returned Tuesday after spending n few days In New York city. Mrs. W. H. Welcome, who wns at Block Island three weeks, returned yesterday. W. J. Oaro wont to Now York Wed nesday to remain until tomorrow night Miss Ida Spring has gone to her home In Hartford, Conn., for a thrco months' visit. Mrs. James M. Tyler will return today after a stay of ten days In Cambridge, Mass. Mrs. U D. Masttn is visiting In St. Johnsbury. She Is expected home next week. David Adams nnd his sister hnvo moved Into tho Whlttlcr cottago on Estabrook street M. Baker of Springfield, Mass., has entered tho employ of tho Whlto River Chair company. Mrs. E. R. Bemls went Monday to Springfield, Mass., to visit thrco weeks with her parents. Mrs. Carl F. Cain went last week to her old home In Worcester, Mass., to stay through this month. Sidney Wellman, formerly clerk In the Grange store, moved Friday to Windsor, whore he has employment Mrs. C. C. Glbbs of Glens Falls, N. Y has been called hero by the critical Illness of her sister, Mrs. C, A. Tripp. Mr. and Mrs, Elwln Scott of Oquaga Lake, N. Y., came Saturday to spend soveral days at Freeman Scott's. Mrs. Thomas McVeigh and tho Misses Hopkins hnvo entered Iho employ of the Hooker, Corser.& Mitchell company, Mrs. John O'Connor was In Putney Monday to see her mother, Mrs. Heffron. who recently sustained n broken hip. Mrs. B. F. Hoyt, who visited her father, A. V. May, several weeks, left Monday to return to her home In Guelph, Ontario. Attorney General Fltts went to Windsor Wednesday night to respmo the examina tion of witnesses In the stnto prison In vestigation. Frank Crosier gave an exhibition of baton swinging and Eddio Oonyer of clog danclng-nt tho minstrel show In Hinsdale last evening. rv- Mrs. H. M. (Cook returned Saturday from a visit with relatives in Claremont. N. H. She nlso visited In Boston and Framlngham. Ed. Shcpardson lias moved from Clark street to Esteyvlllo and Mr. Chatfleld, the coupe driver, has taken the tenement vacated by him. Louis Barnes, nfter acting as substitute agent for the American Express company In Amherst, Mass., was called to Clare mont for similar work. Mr. und Mrs. H. W. Sargent and other members of Protective Grango will nt tend the meeting of tho national Grango which will bo held next week at Atlantic City. MrH. Frank Volney Wood of Northfield announces tho engagement of her sister, Miss Bessie M. Hervey. to Robert W. Mitchell, son of W. C. Mitchell of Bmt tloboro. Miss Mary Glleon Is at the homo of her brothor. Fred C. Gllson, In St. Johnsbury, to remain there several weeks. Her sis ter, Mrs. H. R. Brown, was in St .Johns bury over Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles G. Staples went Saturday to Orange, Mass., where they spent 8undny with friends, nnd on Mon day thoy Journeyed to New York citv, re turning from there last night Mr. nnd Mrs. George Clay nnd daugh ter, Eleanor, returned Monday from a visit In Boston. Mrs, Clay and daughter were there nearly two weeks, Mr. Clay going down to spend Sunday. Mr. and Mrs, C. H. Brosnahan, who were several weeks at the home of Mr. Brosnnhan's sister, Mrs. Martin Austin, started Wednesday on their return trip to their homo in Oakland, Calif. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Rand nnd son, Ray mond, came from Chlcopce Falls, Mass., Monday, Mr. Rand to bo machinist In charge of tho Brink machine shop which was bought lost week by W. II. Vinton. Mrs. J. II. Burke and children returned this week from n visit of two weeks In Essex Junction. They Intended to bo gone but two days, but remained on ac count of tho Illness of Mrs. Burke's brother. Mrs, Mary 1'. Cundlff and daughter. Miss Mary Cundlff, have, returned from a visit of eight weeks in Roanoke and Chambllssburg, Va. Miss Cundlff has re turned to her position with Houghton & Slmonds. R. W. Lovell of Wnterbury. Conn., W. A. Crecsy of Beverly. Mass., L. M. Graves of Providence. R. I., H. C. Dearborn of East Vassalboro, Me., and W. E. Merry of Springfield, Mass., salesmen for Dun ham Brothers, were In town this week. Mrs. C. A. Tripp, who went toMlve with Mrs, George S. Dowley last week, sus tained a shock of paralysis Friday noon, affecting her left side. Her mind is clear and her power of speech is not affected At her request she was taken to the Brattleboro Memorial Hospital yesterday. "Buster Brown" Next Week Saturday. Manager Fox. In an effort to please all tastes among theatre-goers, has booked tho successful cartoon comedy, "Buster Brown," for presentation at tho Audltor- rum next week Saturday, matinee and evening. The cheerful chums, "Buster, Brown and Tlge," whom all readers of the funny pages of the New York Herald n$e Marir.t'1 t0. ,ove' wm lellght ywng and old. There Is probably not a theatre goer who is not familiar with the name of "Bus or Brown" and who has not laugh ed at his mlchleyous pranks and their attendant misfortunes. V wZyed In ittS. P.r0dSCyvn' "Khter relgm? from start to finish, and, singular to relate, we are told that the chorus of "show foi'loT nd CW ,,n Bnd dflnoe fiouGjtToK&SiMOKDs Special Values in ' the Gar ment Store This Week. Every day adds to this collection of women's stylish ready-for-service apparel, and every day sees increasing inroads made into the assortments by careful buyers, who recognize this as the qualtty store and approve of Us moderate prices. If we didn't have the qualities, the assortments and the right prices, shrewd women, who shop around looking for the best for their money, wouldn't come here to buy as they do day in and day out. Below we tell you of money-saving opportunities that are very special. $15 and $16 Suits for $12. $18 and $20 Suits for $15. A splendid lot of Long Coat Suits ; made Long Coat Suits, fitted. Short Cost Suit, of Panamas and Cheviots in plain colors i-a fitted. Made of Panamas, Cheviot and mixtures. and mixtures, black and colors.' $21 and $23 Suits for $19. $30 Suits for $25. Long Coat Suit, fitted with fly front or Log Coat Suits in black and colo,,. button through. Coats 48 to 52 inches.' Also Short Coat Suits, i-a fitted. Black, $3 tO $39 Suits for $29. plain colors and mixtures. jng cat Suits in colors. New Coats at $7.98. New Coats at $12 to $21. c, 1 , . . . , T , Just received this week, at these orictj Special values in Empire and Loose Coats Jhe newt Empirei To;rist J PJ in cheviots and mixtures. Coats. BUck) pUin j,, mlxtnrM New Coats at $10.98. New Black Coats Special values in Empire and Vassar at $7.50, $10, $12, $15, 5:6.50 op to Coats of kersey, coverts and mixtures. $a8. Of cheviot, broadcloth and kernr. The Holiday Handkerchiefs Are Here. Initial Handkerchiefs for the holidays are here. The stock is complete. All letters now in every kind. Ladies' and Children's Men's All Linen Initial Handker- Pure Linen Initial Handkerchiefs, Chiefs at 12 I-2C. 5c New this year. Laundered, and six is . box. Ladies' Pure Linen Initial Hand- 75c for box kerchiefs, 12 i-2c. ' Ladies' Sheer Linen Initial Hand- A handsome handkerchief, every thread kerchiefs 25c. linen, with letter in embroidered wreath, . ' . , 6 ln box New style this year. Extra fine linen; ' 75C for box nndonle wreath medallion; 6 in box for $1.40 Men's Pure Linen Initial Handker- " chiefs 12 1-2C Men's Fine Linen Initial Handker- ' ' chiefs, 25c. Hand embroidered letter, an extra large A splendid large handkerchief of to handkerchief of round thread linen but linen and neat initial, 6 in box for unlaundered. $1.40 Holiday Fancy Work Materials. Pillow Tops. The New Holly Ribbons New Lithographed Pillow Tops at Are here. White satin ribbon paM 25c and 50c with holly berries and leaves, from i- New Stamped and Tinted Pillow Tops at lnch UP to 5 kches wide. New Periu . ribbons for fancy work sachets, IskJ 5 a 50c bagSi etc J tQ 7 lnches wide New Tapestry Top 30c and 75c l6c to 75C Yard Silk and Velour Pillow Tops, 75c and 98c Child's Embroidery Outfit, 10c. Special. 6dolUes, ia skeins colored embroider; A regular aSc Stamped Pillow Top, with CXta' 3 back and 6 skeins B. & A. silk, all for ChHd's Sewing Outfit, 10c. 6 printed dolls, sewing cotton, needle ml 25C thimble. Special Centerpieces at 25c. All linen Centerpiece, 18 Inches, colored mercerized cotton to work it and chart of directions, all for 25c. Masonic Pilgrimage to Athol. One of the most enjoyable occasions ln which the Masonic fraternity of Brattle boro ever participated was the pilgrimage eiinesday. to Athol. on Invitation of Star lodge Of that town. A special train left the station here about 5.45. bearing between 76 and 100 Free Masons. The party arrived at Athol at 7.30 and were met at tho railroad station by a 4arge contingent of Star lodge and escorted to Masonic hall, where all tho visitors reg istered their mimes. A lodge of Master Masons was opened by Star lodge, Wor shipful Master Parke B. Swift in the east. The third degree waB conferred upon ono candidate, the work being characterized by rltulalstlc correctness rmd Impresslve noss. Tho work was followed by an original charge by Past Master Wing, which was fine In sentiment and expres sion and eloquently delivered. Music by a Masonic male quartet from Sprlngneld, Mass., added much to the effect of the work. After a short time spent socially the entire company were called Into tho banquet hall, where a choice repast was In waiting. Th menu began with blue points on shell nnd extended through sev eral courses. Worshipful Master Parke B. Swift presided at the post prandial exercises which followed, and among those who responded were Frederic I. Swift. WOrShlDful mflnto. nf nnKI.V. i.j ' - H it a ".u.nuuuiu iuugo: LS:. a"eyA stor ot Columbian " , . ucuisn u. ij&nson, ana Den! B?1.u0wi?s' paat dl8flct deputy of tho A?.hth...SIa80nlc dIatrlct of Vermont Artcr these exercises the side degree of the Knights of Birmingham was conferred by a working staff from Brattleboro with James B. Bandoll In the cast. There were over 100 candidates. The special train left Athol nbout 12.45, and arrived ln Brattleboro nt 2 o'clock, with every one ln the nnn hi-ki.." rrrv MiGfcaiicil III Ainoi. .V1! J- "Who's iu you now. dftflrT" -Kansas City Independent. ' 1 ' 't . Woman's Club Notes. The 1 club will meet at the Brooks House 1 r , . - ... ,! AVlnflL next " - J ... VlUSIfj, 11 1 " " , drawing in the public school? will spea on art. Miss Susan Ilolton will pve three Shaksperian readings, at il.e BrooM House during this month, on the Kt", 20th and 37th, at 3.30 o'cloi k n ilie after noon. She Is an unusualiv interestln! speaker, giving many quo:.iUns fro the play and explaining t"nJ visages. The selection for the first r. iting prob ably will be -Twelfth Night The otner two will bo announced later "Dora. Thorn" will be prcs nted at the Auditorium Saturday afternoon ir.d even. ing by a competent compan. Katherlne Rldgeway, wlf 11 concert company of that nan ' 'leJJ.T give the first entertainment 1- .e C. A. course next Wedne'diy eveninjr. Is tho most popular reader now before t"" American public, nnd has been received enthusiastically in nearly every city tho United States. The first of the course of c"'ert' ments under the auspices of th- Conjre gatlonal club will be given at the Auw torlum Tuesday evening, Nov, 21. by permission of Daniel Froh' ;, ""v; J. Russell will present wirwd o masterpiece, "The Middleman." The I Ungton Free Press said of the Prc"J,uc.S in that city a year ago: "Ixuls J us7 as Cyrus Blepkarn In The Mlddlentf which, was given at the Howard openj house last evening, displayed a wij some of the best character atlng In this city for many a day. Mr. Ruf"i acting throughout is of such a nature 1 to require a gift of feeling that s besto ed on few actors who havo vlsltea u city for some -time. At the end second act when he discovers his " . ter-B disgrace, he rises to a pitch of Ing' that makes the feeling of evo lu marbla-hearted .grow warmer," Dean' Rbctmutlc Pills absolutely cu" 'M' matUm & neuralgia. Entirely vetabl- i.