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6 Btawmit P feank
Quick lunch at JacotxTs; 47 Main St.
Baskets and novelties fresh from Japan at
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,
Music Pupils.
I will take pupils for vocal Instruction.
1 Walker Place.
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
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
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
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
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. ,
He who talks big things seldom 'Joes
wyUilng..bii.Uanwltonea. . . r . .
Alec Walsh spent Sunday In Leominster,
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'
Mrs. James M. Tyler will return today
after a stay of ten days In Cambridge,
Mrs. U D. Masttn is visiting In St.
Johnsbury. She Is expected home next
David Adams nnd his sister hnvo moved
Into tho Whlttlcr cottago on Estabrook
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
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
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
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 &
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
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
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.
1 club will meet at the Brooks House
1 r , . - ... ,! AVlnflL
" - 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-

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