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THE VERMONT PHCBNIX, BEATTLEBORO, FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 191 1
Rev. E. O. S. Osgood will .conduct llic
chnpcl servlco at the Retreat Sunday
afternoon at 3 o clock.
Arrangements nio liclng tnndo for tho
fidlh reunion of the Fourth Vermont rcg-
lment on tho Valley fair grounds Sept.
Tho Unitarian church Is 'closed this
week for tho usual summer vacation.
Services will bo resumed the second Sun
day In September.
On nccount of a small nttondanco no
business wns transacted In tho monthly
Mrs. Charlotte Morso was 00 years old
July 27. She spent the day In tho homo
of her son, F. U. AVnlker, on kiiioi
IV H. Warner, for many years nn em
ploy at tho S. A. Smith factory, cut his
left hand badly on a bench saw nt the
Hamm&cks, beautiful In design, dura bio
In servlco at Clapp & Jones's. 19-tf
Fresh hand made fir balsam pillows meeting of the Vermont Wheel club
for salo at 4 Bullock St.
Dolls" mission furniture and dressed
dolls for sale at MRS. F. C. BROWN'S,
4 Bullock St.
Tuesday evening. Tho question of a
Held day was scheduled for discussion.
The regular meeting and picnic com
bined of the Sunshine society, branch 1,
will be held this afternoon In Mrs. Blg-
elow's grove . In West Brattleboro. If
the weather Is stormy the mooting will
be Indefinitely postponed.
Brattleboro chapter, Daughters of tho
Carroll If. Wood this morning had
"Ovnsy 2d." his new boat, taken from American Revolution, time nil Patriotic
tho loft over L. II. Stellman & Son's citizens to display the American' flag
machine shop to the river. Aug. Ill, the 131th anniversary of the
ti , itniinn r,f Kntiana rltv. battle of Bennington, when the Ameri
m m n'mitiv Mm nnlnlt In the Con- cans under General Stark defeated the
grcgatlonal church Sunday morning. At British under General Bnum.
tlm Snndnv school session tho various Thorn will lin n sirvlr- nn thn pom
departments will meet together for the lnon Sunday afternoon nt 5 o'clock at
opening exercises. which Rev. Dr. R. A. Torrey, one of the
,..., t t nfn,n l,n denied the lie- NorthfloUl speakers, will deliver tho ad
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tion oi uio ciu.jii ' Northlleld quartet. In case of rain tl
company for nn In u c lo o""""B WPvIco .,' he lR.,d n the Baptl
the public service commission from en- ,
Music will be provided by a
In case of rain tho
forcing Its mandate for eliminating a
grado crossing at wmm mver juhuuum.
William J. Galpiu and Joseph Lyon,
employes of the New England Telephone
and Telegraph company have been In
town looking over the right of way for
a new toll line which will probably be
extended to Brattleboro. IBennlngton
Anybody In need of a tonic should
hear tho Musical Bitters, who are ap-
A special meeting of the-Hooker. Cor
scr & Mitchell company was held Wed
nesday. Mark Elkan of Chicago wns
elected a director and second vlce-presl
dent, and Henry R. Blown was elected
secretary and treasurer to succeed
C. Mitchell, who teccntly disposed of his
holdings In the company
Articles of association have been filed
with the secretary of state by tho Nne-
Ircma Chemical company of Brattleboro,
shares. John C. Yates and A. M. Per
klns of New York and Harold E. AVhlt-
poqrlng at Island park this week, ri ch , , , , (U.lV , chemlcnla and .,
act Is of the musical order and is ghing, -, gupcg Tne conipany has a c:
much pleasure. The Musical Ulttors of fmm divided Into
inaoe u jiil iasi evening m luch mov
performance at the park.
In tho meeting of Sedgwick post, G. ney of Brattleboro are tho signers.
A. it., weunesuuy uuiiiiib u.u a t,Mvlni. i. cnWrlulnl for tint Tuns
was presented a large picture of ho ate evening before tho board of select
. VVi7 nyrni., u I n wea i o'ed men on the petition of several residents
in lSW-,0. The picture Is in a we.Uho ed of nrj lnterestcd
oak frame. Colonel laylors son, Llm ,mlllllnB a strect from Oak Grove
D. Taylor, presented the gift, In a few 0 UinUcsIee street,
weii-cnosen wuius. ln(n Ulo 1)pI(, suuth o Fort Dummer
The August meeting of Brattleboro Heights. It Is expected that the meet
chanter. D, A. R., will be held next ,1K Wlll be lively ns there is said to bo
Wednesday and will take tho form, of an .some opposition to tho plan of putting
outing at Echo park. Tne boat win a sticot through although several new
leave the landing at 3 o clock and will building lots would be opened for de
start back at 0.30. Members are at lib
erty to take guests upon payment of
the transportation charges. If tho
weather Wednesday is stormy the meet
ing will take place Thursday.
Tony Merino, an Italian employed by
E. C. Crosby, wsfs stabbed In the hip
Ilov. 18. W. Sharp will preach In tho
Methodist church Sunday morning In
place of Rev. F. A. Wells, who Is on his
vacation. His text will bo from Isaiah
Pruclus Mnnlov. who bought tho Perry
house on Chestnut strect sovoral weeks
factory shortly before closing time yes- ngo, has raised tho. barn nhil Is putting
tcrday afternoon. Three lingers were In a cement foundation Olid .Improving
mangled and one or two mny navo io int gruumis nuoui iiio
be amputated. Ho was cutting dowells Iloys began Monday morning tho dls-
about a foot long. Dr. 15, R. Lynch at- trlbutlon of tho How telephone dlrcc-
tends mm, lories, but ns there havo been about. Wo
The audience 'at the meeting of the changes since tho copy went to tho prlnt-
Hntter Brattleboro league on tho com- era from this exchange it is prouaoie
mon Sunday afternoon was very small. I that tho company 'will Issue a supplo-
Rev. W. M. Walker, D. D., or scrantoti, l mom 10 cover tneso, chuiiklo.
l'n.. was the speaker and his talk was
of a vcrv Interesting character. Tho
Deputy Sheriff H. R. Adams of Rut
land took a prisoner to tho stnto prison
meeting did not begin until about 5.30 al Wjndsor Fridav, In a story Satur
day the Rutland News said: "Deputy
Adams saw Elroy Kent, who Is to bo
hanged for Delia B. Congdotvs mur
der, while nt Windsor yesterday. Kent
haw grown very stout In, conllnemcnt.
He was shoveling coal yestcruay.
o'clock and was over shortly after 0
o clock. Tho usual music was rendered.
Work was begun Monday morning on
the 12 two-tenement houses nt Fort
Dummer heights, which will bo built ror
tho use of tho employes of the Fort
Dummer Mills. Holdcn .1 Martin, who
have the contract to build the houses,
exnect to complete the outside work on
one building a week for the next 12 weeks
and have a Urge force of men employed.
Sheriff Georgo C. Wright of West
minster has appointed these deputy
sheriffs: Brattleboro, C. I. Knapp, II.' H. Jones nllnirns thht Whllo Jio wns nt the
Harris, A. v. J. wiiKins nnu J. Ji. institution In Anr 1 he was abused by
.iann KOCKingnnm, v. .u. inayer anu air. inn and ho seeks to recover uam
George 1'. Alexander: Dummerston, Adln ages In the sum of $2000. In taking the
F. Miller; Guilford, Frank L. Wellmnn: deposition E. J. Waterman appeared for
Jamaica, li. F. wiins; jsewinnc, .M. l'. Mr. Jones and II. G. Barber for tho de
A deposition of Sterling R. Avcrlll, nn
attendant at the Brattleboro Retreat,
was taken before Justice F. D, E.
Stowo Saturday to bo used In tho trial
of the case of Attorney Joseph C.
Jones of Rutland against Charles Hill,
another attendant nt tho Retreat. Mr.
Benson; Londonderry, .1. W. Melendy
and Frank E. Davis; Townshend, W. AW
Van Ness; AVardsboro, K. M. Fltts; Wil
mington, C. L. .Curtis.
AY. C. Beiknnp, publisher of tho Bel
lows Falls Times, lias bought of B. A.
Whltlemure of Guilford, bis chestnut
horse, 1'rlnce. This Is the horse that
two well-known citizens say they have
ridden behind with two In the buggy
from Brattleboro to Newfane, 13 nillus
and up. grade, In an hour. They were
jurymen, . however, attending county
Motorists and others who have used
tho Bioad Brook road report that a good
part of tho road In front of Patrick Hom
ing's cottage Is washed away and
there Is danger of a serious accident If
repairs are not made there. From the
edge of tho-rOad there Is a sharp decliv
ity that goes almost straight down more
than 50 feet and If an automobile or
other vehicle should stait to make -the
descent there 'Is little, prospect that It
would stop until the bottom wns reached
court, ami tne reader can mriKo wmit ni- Suveral places on the Vernon road south
iuiini;e nc mums inu Diiuuiiun tuna iui. nf 1 , lliiitl n in.n no urn In bad con-
Tile horse was sired by Alkamar and his ,minn nmi ,t inn.i i im bnios worn
dam was by St. Julian. i tlle ro!Ui th rat of . ,.-cci n ti10
State Highway Commissioner Charles path followed by vehicles.
AY. Gates of Franklin came hero Tuesday wlth baseball Interests at a high pitch
afternoon and went AVednesday with hcro tl)0re Is hardly a street In the town
Road commissioner u. -i. perry to J.on- Whcro at some time or other during the
donderry and other towns in the A est day therc are not a umber of youngsters
river vniiey. iiiey mspecicu uio maus playing the nat onal name. A group of
In that part of the county and looked
at the highway from AVardsboro to Ja
maica for which the last legislature
made a special appropriation. A esterday
they examined the roads In the Connec-
them play almost every afternoon In tho
narrow street back of Crosby block and
during the game the windows In the
buildings have many narrow escapes
from being broken. Boys have been
Sunday evening by an Italian who has
not been located. Tho men were In a
The seventh annual convention of the ear in the freight yard and Tony says
Vermont Rural letter Carriers' associa- that he was assaulted and stabbed wlth
tlon will bo held in Rutland Aug. 9 and out warning and that he had not had
10. Postmaster George F. Pease of Rut- any words with ills assailant. Ho was
land and Fourth Assistant Postmaster rushed to Dr. Thomas Rice s office wnere
General P. Ar. DeGraw will speak. Par
eels post will be discussed from the
the stllleto, an evil appearing piece of
steel about six Inches long, was removed
standpoints of the patrons, merchants from his hip. Chlef-6f-Pollce AVllson Is
and tho express companies. Every ru- looking for the man who did the stab-
ral carrier in AVindham county who bing.
possibly can attend is urged to do so. Uertram G, Spencer of Springfield.
A special town meeting will be held Mass., who has been under observation
Thursday evening, Aug. 10, at S o'clock at the Brldgewater, Mass., hospital for
in Festival hall to seo If the town will insane criminals and who was shown to
appropriate money to enlarge the public be the man who broke into Dr. C. S.
library building in order to receive the Pratt's house and stole a large amount
benellt of a gift of books and other ar- of Jewelry and other articles, was re
ticles from Mrs. C. A. Loud of Boston, turned to the Hampden county Jail In
and to see If the town will appropriate Springfield Tuesday. He will be tried
money to build a highway from tlie tn October on the charge of murdering
Junction of South Main street an utile m ss Martha B. Blackstone n Snr ng
Junction of South Main street and the neld March 31, 1910. A certificate signed
Hunt farm on the A'ernon road. by the officials of the hospital says
Tho 17th annual reunion of the Miller Spencer is sane,
family was held AVednesday at the home T, c, nc & narrlman Interests will
of George P. Miller In Guilford. Nearly begin , a fcw dav8 the constructlon
50 representatives of the family were work on a conCrete dam across the
ticut vaney irom tne .Musacnuseus line playing on the common, but that is
north through Bellows Falls. hardly a suitable place because of the
Members of a former class of young trees and the danger of losing tho ball In
women in the Baptist Bible school were the thick growth of ferns on tho bank
entertained In the home of Miss Ruby of the RetrcHt gi omuls, bcvcrul win
Thurber last evening In honor of Mrs. dows have been luoken In various parts
Charles F. AW Cunningham of Catsklll, of the town by boys playing baseball in
X. A., who taught the class before leav- the streets, but as the street Is all the
ing Brattleboro four years ago. Sdngs place they have they continue their sport
were sung by Miss Josephine Toedt, ru-
freshments were served and the evening
was spent in a social way. On Tuesday
evening Mrs. J. E. Haynes entertain.
ed members of a sewing club in honor
of Mrs. Cunningham, and refreshments
A door has been cut through the
northwest corner of Festival hall so us
to make an exit to one of the now ilro
escapes that have been put on the out
side of the town hall building. Part of
the window has been used for the exit
heretofore and the brick below the win-
there and wait for the time when the
town will provide suitable playgrounds.
In the regular session of the probate
court Saturday, Judge A. F. Schwetik
presiding, the following business was
transacted: The will of Harriet S, Broad
of Boston, having estate In this district
was allowed. Permission was granted
John E. Morse, administrator of the es
tato of John D. Jones of Dover, to sell
real estate. The Ilnal account of Henry
Tucker, administrator of the estate of
Clara J. Clark, was allowed. The llnal
nccount of J. AY. Gregg, administrator of
present and enjoyed the day. In the
afternoon the annual meeting was held
and these oilicers were elected: Pres.,
Luther H. Miller; vice pies., Austin E.
Miller; sec, and treas., H. AY. Sargent.
It was voted to hold tho next meeting
Deerlleld river at Shelburne Falls, which
will take the place of an old wooden
structure there. Engineers are now on
the ground making plans. The Lamson
& Goodnow Manufacturing company,
who receive their power from tho pres-
tlie second ween in August insteau oi me ,,. ,in-m ...in i, a,m,,iie,i ...ith wtrif.
first week as has been the custom In the lty from tne yemon plant while the new
past. No members of the family from dam ls benfr bulIt From 3O0 lo m
outsiuo tnis locality were present. men wln arrIve ln shelburne Falls with
Louis D. Greene, son of Mr. and Mrs. ' the ext few Weeks t0 work 011 the
R. L. Greene, observed his second blitli-
day anniversary Wednesday at a party
on the lawn between his home and
grandmother's home from 3 to 5 o'clock.
About 45 of his little friends responded
to Invitations and they enjoyed the
afternoon in playing ln a sand-pile, blow
ing soap bubbles, receiving gifts from
trees, playing with a number of toy carts
that were there for the purpose and en
gaging In a peanut hunt. Each of the
children wore a fancy paper cap and all
enjoyed themselves to the utmost. Re
freshments were served and a group
photograph was taken. Mrs. R. L.
Francis Lynch, 13, an employe of the
A'ermont Printing company, wa3 Injured
AVednesday morning by being caught be
tween an ascending elevator and one of
tho floors at the company's place of busi
ness. Lynch started up from the base
ment, making the elevator go slowly.
Just before reaching the third floor he
leaned over and looked downward and
lost his balance. He fell with part of his
body outside the elevator and was caught
between It and tho floor above. Tho
elevator stopped and his cries for help
brought other employes to his aid. Dr.
dow lias been taken out. Changes in the tho estate of Bcda G. Prouty, was al
heating arrangements of the hall have lowed. The final account of John E.
been made necessary as several niues ran Gale, administrator of the estate o
in front of the bricks Just removed. An- i.emuei ainiin oi Acworin, im. ii wnose
other exit to a lire escape will bo cut estate is ln this locality, was allowed
through at the middle land nir on the me win or cnaries Appieton .Miles, pre
stairway from the first floor to Festival sented by Judge James M. Tyler, was
hall on the north side of the building. allowed and J. .M.i'iyier was appointed ex
Greene and Mrs. L. D. Greene gave the G, u, Anderson was summoned and the
party In his honor.
The hearing on the complaint of the
Holstein-Friesian association for what
they termed a smoke nuisance at the gas
house was scheduled for last evening be
boy was hurried to the Memorial hospital
ln the ambulance. An examination
showed that no bones were broken al
though the lad was suffering from a bad
nervous shock. Ho was taken later to
fore the board of selectmen In their tho home of llls aunt' ilrs- C J' Mlller r
room in the town hall building, but be- 7"101 "reei, wiui wnom ne nas oeen
cause of the absence of F. L. Houghton, "vine.
through whom the complaint was made R ad Commissioner D T Perrv lw,
to Health Oilicer Tucker, the meeting itoad commissioner D, I. 1 errj began
was postponed Indefinitely. Both sides work Monday morning with a force of
havo engaged attorneys and when the men on Linden street, Just north of
hearing Is held it promises to be interest- Chase street. Tlio sidewalk will be
ing. The most exciting thing to come raised about two inches and opposite
before the selectmen last cvenlg In their chase street the street will be widened
V'00""" "uo "... , u eB" Be"1 four fcet al nrve straightened. Op
r,.1 v2?uum.,b0,tUe', fvn Fh "untl t ,,0slte H. E. Bond's house tho sldewall
mountain ln Dummerston and the select
men balked when they came to discuss It.
The bill will not be paid.
will be widened and the grado In tho
street reduced. During tho past year
jjoo loads or gravel have been dumped
on the bank on tho Retreat grounds on
All the options on land for the Bos- 1,10 e:lst slde ot Linden street, 230O by
ton & Maine Railroad company's right iw"et,?t an'm ,b' Commissioner
, ,.. , a .1 tr . ... l orry. Hie grading is not completed
of way from South A'ernon to Brattle- nd this week employes of the Instltu-
boro on the New Hampshire side of the tlon began finishing It by dumping on
river havo been taken up and but two more loads near the sduth end of the
pieces of land remain to be secured by bank- Tho Gravel comes from a pit on
condemnation proceedings. Ono is own- , 0 Ilejreat farm and tho town Is given
ed by tho Lcandcr Thomas estate and a Privilege of using without charge
the other by tho Brattleboro Retreat. n" 11 w,ants on ""' of the public hlgh-
Tho proceedings in the case of the Re- way.? Allat brJer the property ot the
treat land will be friendly, as tho In
stitution cannot dispose of It except
through legal process, but In tho case
of the Thomas land the company feels
mat 1110 price charged is highly ex-
An automobile accident which, while
not funny In Itself, had some n'muslng
features happened late Tuesday night at
orbltant. No news has come from head- the corner of North Main street and
quarters to Indicate that a decision has Park place. Harold E. Whitney was
been reached to build on tho New Hamp- drlvlng his Ford car down the street with
shire side, but tho engineers appeur to T , ,, ,
bo confident that the proposed lino will ? V ! 1' ? a8S?nBlT and na
bo built on that side. 1,0 turned out for n team the rleht rear
wheel collapsed near the public flower
Tokyo, capital and largest city of garden nt the Junction of tho streota nnd
Japan and the educational centro of the tllu machine turned turtle. Both young
' .,, . , , , ... men were pinned-under It and Mr. Cobb
East, wlll bo Interestingly presented to Bpralne1 nn nnki0 B0 that he was taken
iiratueuoro peopio uy uuv. unu itirs. a. by Dr. AV. II. Iane to the Memorial hos
AV. Hamblen In the Baptist church Friday pltal to have It treated, AVhen tho
afternoon and evening. August 11. Mrs. young men found that they were unable
Hamblen will address a meeting for wo-i
men and girls at 3 o clock, speaking es
pecially Of her work among tho Japanese
women and children. A social hour wlll
follow and refreshments wlll be served
to extricate themselves they began call
ing for help and aroused several of tho
residents In that Ibcallty, who came to
their assistance In dishabille. J, Harry
Estey looked like an apparition as ho
In the reirular church servlco in the glided across tho street In his night
.ovenlm? Mr Hamblen will not onlv dls- costume. Judge J. L. Martin, L. E. Hoi
A meeting will be held In the Con
gregatlonal church parlors AA'ednesday
at 3.30 o'clock In the Interests of tile
Story Tellers' league. The purpose of
sucli leagues ls to give tho members
training in the art ot telling stories to
children ln tho home and In the Sunday
school or day school. The text book to
bo used as a basis for the class will be
Dr. Edward V. St. John's "How to Tell
Stories to Children." This wlll be sup
plemented by the telling of stories.
Miss Grace Emerson, who has had train
ing In tliis work In Chicago, will speak
Informally. All mothers and Sunday
school or other teachers Interested ln
tho formation of sucli an organization
are cordially Invited.
The gospel tent which has become a
familiar sight on Prospect hill Is soon
to bo taken down. For seven weeks
Evangelists Clapp and Thurber have
been holding services, and they say that
the subjects advertised In another col
umn are tho last to be given ln tho
tent. They have received a cordial wel
come from the peopio of this place, and
appreciate the kindly spirit that has
been shown them here. Mr. Clapp says
the quiet neighborhood In which the
tent ls pitched is a great contrast to
that in Natick, Mass., last summer,
where a disorderly element made ollce
protection necessary. He has found a
different spirit ln Brattleboro. The
meetings have been well attended, ex
cept during the unusually warm weather,
and doubtless much good has como to
those who have Hstehed to the earnest
discourses, and the good old gospel
songs. Tho tent wjll be shipped to
AA'hlte River Junction und used there
In connection with the annual camp
meeting of the Seventh-day Adventlsts
of A'ermont and New Hampshire, which
will be held from Aug. 24 to Sept. 3.
An Instructive and profitable confer
ence ended Saturday noon with the clos
ing of the Northlleld Bummer school and
Sunday school of methods. Instruction
was given In the lessons for the first
quarter of next year. A model school
was held. Rev, James A. Francis, pastor
of tho Clarendon street Baptist church,
Boston, conducted the dally Bible study
hour. The departmental conferences, led
by experts, furnished helpful and deflnlto
Instruction for the various grades in a
schoal, There were classes in pad und
blackboard sketching and hand and man
ual work. Mrs. A, A. Lamorenux of Chi
cago gave five lectures ln applied psy
chology and Rev. Albert E. Legg of the
missionary 1 education movement gave
suggestions for missionary Instruction in
tho Sunday school. Time also was given
for recreation und sociability. This con
ference affoids a rare opportunity to the
peopio of this region to receive for a
week Instruction from some of tho leaders
ln Sunday school work In this country
us well us to meet tcuchers and workers
with common pioblems and perplexities.
The registration, however, showed not
only no one from this county but no one
from this state enrolled for tho entire
week. These persons from Brattleboro
were present one or two days: Miss Lil
lian Nowton, Mrs. F. AV. Kuech, Mrs. II.
F. Jordan, MrB. L. A. Whitney, Mrs. I.
O. Crosier, Mrs'AV. T. Ilnlgh, Mrs. F, E.
Perry, Mrs. S. B. Emerson, Miss Orace
Emerson, Mrs. C. C, Fltts, Miss Florotico
Hemenway and Miss Flora Bennett,
editor and G, C.j Averill and Dr. H. D,
Ilolton were appointed commissioners,
The Inventory of the executor of the es
tate of Cella M. Talcott was filed. G. AV
Dickenson was appointed administrate
of the estate of Ida M. Dickenson of
Harland T. Mlller of Hartford, Conn
formerly of this town, and Miss Cora
Sperry of North AVarren, Pa formerly
a nurse here, were married In the bride :
homo iij North Warren at C o'clock
Monday evening. 1 , They left Immediately
after the ceremony for a trip to Kans
sas City, Mo. They will visit seven
other places on the trip and on the
return will spend a few days In Brat
tleboro before going to Hartford, where
they will live. Mr. Miller Is a son o
tho late Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Mlller o
West Brattleboro and since the death o
his mother ho lias made his home wltl
uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. George
H. Harris. After attending Brattleboro
academy and the Brattleboro hlg
school he took a position ln O. J, Pratt'
dry goods store. About a year ago h
went to Hartford, where he Is engaged
as one of the floor managers for Brow
& Thompson. Mrs. Miller was a mem
bet- of the second class that graduated
from tho Brattleboro Memorial hospital,
and for several months was superinten
dent of tho local tuberculosis camp. After
leaving Brattleboro she was engaged one
year lit tho Panama canal zone.
!uss the problems of missionary offort In
Tokyo, with Us thousands of studentB
And cosmopolitan population, but nlso
-will speak on the broaden BUbJect of gon-
eral progress throughout the llsatid em
den, AA". A. Sliumway, P. F. Connors,
II. Q. Barber and others nnd
Dr. AV. II. Lane soon arrived, nil In a
partial state of undress, Tho lamps
began to blaze up before help arrived
" ' - - - , . . .1 .
plre. Rev. and Mrs. Hamblen have u , 11 u i" "i'eci m m wus ..oi par
lived ln the Mlkado'B land a long period of tlcularly pleasing to the young men as
years, enjoy an Intlmato acquaintance thoy lay pinned to the ground. After
- ' . ... . - ... Minx. wnru 1-nUnanil Ml- Pnhh fnlntail
with all classes of tho peopio and will
bring much that wlll Interest and Instruct
those who attend. Everyone Is Invited to
thoy were released Mr, Cobb fainted,
but ho was revived by restoratives,
AVhen It was seen that the damage was
not great those: who came to render aid
began to survey each other and have a
little fun at each other's expense. How-
ti. lmilRH of tho Enlsconal church will ard S. Merrill of Manley's gnrngo .is
hold a food salo on the cliurch lawn leiepuoneu. jor unu ue came mm a new
Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock. If wheel to take tho placo of tho damaged
stormy tho salo will bo held In Thomp- ono, nnd Mr. Whitney drove his car to
Island Park Sacred Concert Sunday at
Mnrch, "Alda," Verdi
Overture, "Tcmpclwelhe," Keler-Bela
Intermezzo, "After Sunset," Pryor
Cornet Solo, Selected
Mr. Sewnll Morse.
Germans Before ParlB, Trcnklcr
a. Farewell to the Forest,
b. Tho Vnlo df Rest, Mendelssohn
Simplicity (characteristic), Mosea
Suite, "Anthony and Cleopatra,"
Sorenatn, "Mexican Beauties," Langey
Potpourri, "Soldier's Farewell," Mlssud
March, "Onward Christian Soldlors,"
Fred H. Harris lifted two cups ln the
Central New York tennis championship
tournament In Utlca, which ended -Monday.
He and "Ted" AVhltney won a cup
each In -championship doubles and Harris
won the tournament cup. He nlso be
came possessor of the challenge cup for
the coming year, which has been held tho
past two years by Nell C. Stevens, who
hoped to win permanent possession of It
this year. In regard to the latter event
a Utlca despatch to the New York Sun
Tuesday said: "F. H. Harris of Brat
tleboro, Art., defeated Nell C. Stevens of
Morrlstown, N. J., for the Frlsble cup
and tho Central New York championship
In a series of brilliant matches on the
courts of the Yahnnundasls club here
this afternoon. The play opened with
Harris serving and by the time he had
won his first game, tho young Vermonter,
who was graduated from Dartmouth col
lego this year, plainly demonstrated his
superiority over Stevens. Harris cap
tured "his first match at 6-0, his second
by a score of 6-2 and his third by a score
of 6-3." Harris went through Brattle
boro Monday night on his way to the
AVhlto mountains to defend his cham
pionship title thlB week, and next week
he will go to St. Johnsbury to defend his
title of state champion.
Under the headlpg, "Brattleboro In a
class by Itself," the July number of New
England Telephone Topics says: "Prob
ably tho most rea'nfirkablo feature of the
Brattleboro exchange Is Its high point
of development. This exchange ls the
best developed exchange in the New
England territory, In point of number of
subscribers per capita, It also has a
greater proportion of special and two
party lines than s recorded to tho credit
of any other exchange. Tho Brattlebo
ro exchange is equipped with a common
battery swltchboura, giving service to
approximately 1300 subscribers. To care
for this number of tmbscribers, In a
thorough and etllclent manner, there are
13 trained operators Including chief op
orator aivd supervisor. There are 391
local nnd 14 toll circuits radiating from
this switchboard, 151 being business lines
giving servlco to wo business stations.
Brattleboro is also paving Its way to a
bright telephone future by Its recent In
stallation of 46 private branch exchange
stations. Thut Brittlcboro Is In a Jair
way to retain lis leauersuip 111 ueveiup
mont, nlso spoclal nnd two-party lino
servlco Is indicated by tho fact that dur
ing a recent canvnss, duo to rate
ohangos, over 235 contracts for theso
higher grndos of servlco were uiKon,
Mrs. Andrew AVllder of Amherst Is vis
iting In town.
Mrs. Meiidon of Springfield, Mass., Is
staying at Mrs. Klrkland's.
Mrs, Julln Bartlett has closed her
dressmaking parlors until Aug. 20.
Charles Denning of Palmer 'Is visiting
at tho homo of his uncle, J. T, Denning.
Miss Minnie E. Brown returned Friday
from a vacation nt Point Allcrton, Mass,
Miss Ada Eddy was a guest of Mrs.
T. AV. Johnson In Bcrnnrdslon over Sunday,
Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Meany nnd son,
John Hartley, spent Sunday In Bellows
Edward Mo'rlarty of Bellows Falls ls
visiting his grandmother, Mrs. Kathorlno
Miss Amy Hlnes will go tomorrow to
the AVhlte mountains to spend her va
cation. Mrs. Louis D, Greene went this morn
ing to Boston. Sho Is expected home
AVIIllam B. A'lnton returned from Point
Allcrton, Mass., Monday. His family will
come next week.
Frank E- Bennett recently visited a
few days with his brother, F. O. Ben-
ett, in AVarwlck, .Mass.
Mrs. Arthur P. Slmonds and children
and Miss Addle M. Bailey returned Moil-
ay from A'ork Beach.
Miss Emma Pratt of Fltchburg Is
spending a few weeks with her cousins,
the Misses Eddy and Mrs. T, AV. Ea-
Mrs. E. L. AVaterman and Mrs. Hattlo
lolton are visiting 11 week ln Jamaica,
where they Joined Judge E. L. AVaterman,
Mr. and Mrs. C. AV. Richardson and
children, who were nt A'ork Beach for a
acatlon of two weeks, returned A ed-
Miss Edith Canedy and Miss Mildred
Sweetland returned Saturday after sev
eral weeks' visit ln Wcstfleld, Springfield
and Hoi yoke.
Mr. and Mrs. AVIlbert G, Rockwell left
AVednesday for a visit to several places
n the AVest. They expect to go as tar
as Denver, Col.
Mrs. Nora L. Kenney and daughter.
Miss Helen, will go Monday to York
Beach, Me., to lie guests of L. A . Haw-
ley's .family a week.
Miss Margaret Scanlon returned Sunday
to Spiinglleld and Miss Kathleen Drlscoll
leturned to Chicopee after a week's visit
at Patrick Brosnalian s.
Olln I). Howu of AVest Townshend was
operated on for appendicitis Friday ln tho
Mcmoil.nl hospital by Dr. Anderson. He
ls making a good recovery.
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred S. Jordan are ex
pected homo this week from their wed
ding trip. They wlll keep housie In S. AA'.
Edgett s house at 3j Green street.
Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Pratt and Miss
Minnie D. Brasor went Tuesday to Peru
for a vacation. Mr. Pratt will return
next week, but the others wlll remain
Mrs. Arthur Farnum und daughter,
Until, and Mrs. Janette Gates of Newfane
visited Mrs. Horace French Tuesday,
coming ln Mrs. Farnum s automobile.
Mrs. Murray Cheney of South Newfane
has been visiting at C." A : Cusliing s.
She returned home AVednesday accom
panied by her mother, Mrs. E. E. AVhlte,
Misses Katherlne and Helen Leahy re
turned Saturday to their home In Kecno
after several weeks' visit with their
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Francis
Mr. nnd Mrs. F. A. Thompson and
son, Onslow, went Tuesday to Boston
in their automobile for a short stay.
Previous to Tuesday they were at their
cottago at Spofford lake.
Mrs. Ann Benson returned AA'ednesday
from a month's stay at Old Orchard,
Me. Oscar F. Benson came Monday to
stay a few days ln town. He returned
to Old Orchard yesterday.
Mrs. G, B. AVhlte nnd Miss Marguerite
AVhlte returned Saturday after an out
ing of several weeks at Hyannlsport,
Mass. They were accompanied here by
Mrs. AVhite's nieces, Miss Alice and AV11
hllmenia Klmer of Cleveland, Ohio.
Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Fuller returned
Wednesday to Mlddletown, Conn., after
two weeks' vacation spent in town. Mrs.
L. L. Davis went witli them for a few
days visit In Mlddletown. She also will
visit In Bridgeport at John Davis's a few
Dr. II. D. Ilolton wlll atteud a hearing
in AVoodford Aug. IS on a petition of Dr.
J. Ar, Crawford of North Adams to the
state board of health for permission to
maintain ln AVoodford a hospital or sani
tarium or tho euro of tuberculous per
sons. Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Tompson, jr., nre
living for the summer In one of the cot
tages across tho river, formerly owned
by N. II. AVhlte and sold to the Boston
& Maine railroad, Mr. Tompson Is a
son of G, M. Tompson, consulting en
gineer for the railroad.
The Boston Sun of Saturday contained
the following In Its Buzzards Bay sec
tion: "Judge and Mrs. Charles H.
Robb of AVashlngton, who have
been at Slppewlssett since the early
summer, have as their house guests
Congressman and Mrs. Roberts. The
Robb estate ls one of tho most beauti
ful of this exclusive section."
R. S, Chllds went yesterday 011 a busi
ness trip to Boston.
R. L.1 Greeno Went to Boston yesterday
on a. business trip by automobile.
Mrs. Ansel Pierce left yesterday for a
visit of a few days In Gill, Mass.
Lawyer T. E. O'Brien of Bellows Falls
was In town AVednesday on business.
Mrs. Etta Sherwln went Sunday to
York Beach, Mo., to stay spveral weeks,
Mrs. John Itawles spent a few 'days at
her old homo ln Northlleld, Mass., this
Mrs. D. F. BVackett went Sunday to
Claremont to visit Mrs. Charles Fair
banks. Edmund Horton ot Boston Is visiting
his brothers, AA', G. Horton and AV, C.
Mrs. D. F. Shea Wlll leave next week
for a, visit of several days ln Boston and
Mr. nnd Mrs. Scott Fames spent Sun
day at Georgo AV, Dickinson's In AV11-
Miss Alice Locke, stenographer In tho
Estey Organ company's olllce, is away
on a vacation.
Mrs. Charles R. Freyenhagen left Mon
day for a vacation ot two weeks In
Miss Kate Dwyer Went yesterday to
Rutland to visit 0110 of the sisters In St.
Mrs. Henry Davis and daughter, Ines,
of Saxtons River are guests a few iays
of Mrs. Mary E. Howard.
Miss Alice AVaterman returned Tues
Mrs. Betsey D. Boynton Is visiting In
C. M. Dugnn wns In Boston tho first
of tho week.
Harold Sheldon of Fair Haven has
been visiting ln town this week.
AVIIllam Kenney of Bonnlngton visited
In town over Sunday.
Miss Jennie B. Ddncan visited at Lake
Plensant, Mnss., Sunday.
Miss Bertha Shaw has returned from a
visit ln Belchcrtown, Mass.
Mrs. F. J. Dill of AVnshlngton- has
come to Hlllcrest on Ames hill.
Albert Amldon Is 111 with rheumatism
In his home on Canal street.
Mr. and Mrs. Rollln Brown left Mon
day for a vacation at York Beach, Me.
Mrs. AV. II. Proctor and daughter,
Vesta, left Monday for a vacation of, a
week or more at beaches' near Boston.
Mr. nnd Mrs. AA'llllnm II. Corser ot
Schenectady .are visiting relatives In
MIbs Elizabeth J. Corey, nurse, went
Tuesday to AVest Dover on professional
J. E. Mann npd family left Monday
morning for a- vacation at Nantasket
Mrs. Noah Perry went AVednesday to
Athol with her sister, who had been her
Mrs. C. AV. Dunham has returned from
a vacation of several week at Salisbury
H. H. Buswell of Drewsvllle, N. H.,
was in town Friday and Saturday on
day from Boothbay, Me., where she Went business.
ror an outing or four weeks. ,,,, Mra Pnk . rh... ,,
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ellis of Elliot ,iiicrhtnr. Elizabeth, nt AVllmlnctnn sn,nt
street are moving to Greenfield to live Friday in town.
with their son, Frank Ellis. ,.. . n nn(1 M. n.lrlntta ,tnn.
Miss Annie Prior, laundress in the Me- kins are in Portland. Me., for a ac.i-
morlal hospital, sailed this week for Ire
land, going on tho Franconla.
Miss A'iolet Streeter went to Green
field Wednesday, where she wlll bo em
ployed at the AVeldon hotel.
tion with relatives.
Rollln S. Chllds returned Monday af
ter a few dayj-' business trip ln AV1I-
mlngton and vicinity.
Mrs. George Godsland of Salem, Mass.,
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lawrence ot East ,s a gUest ot Mr and Mrs. George Ser
Orange, N. J., visited Mr. and Mrs. tombe of Brook street.
Francis A. AA'clls last week. ,r ..,. , rr.,i,. .
jl, o. 1 ill nn ui it.1111; tunic luvau.ij uu
Mrs. H. F. C. Toedt and daughter, Jo
sephine, havo returned from a month's
stay In East Gloucester, Mass.
AVIIllam Johnson has gone to Green
field, Mass., where ho has obtained em
ployment In a plumber's shop.
Mrs. Albyn E. Atwood returned Thurs
day from a visit with her niece, Mrs.
Erwln Sparks, of South Newfane.
a business trip for the Massachusetts
Mutual Insurance company.
Miss Gladys Kimball, stenographer in
C. C. Fltts's ofllces, Is having a vacation
in Bellows Falls and Boston.
Mrs. Eliza Gibbs of Glens Falls, N
Y., Is visiting her sister, Mrs. Charles
, Tripp, on AValnut street,
p.mprv. II. Tf.irrls nf Kpenn was in
Mr. nnd Mrs. J. Lyman Goldsmith and ,nwn wndnnsrln v. IT,, is nssnnlnted with
children went Monday to the Rockwell clm,r manufacturers In that city,
cottage at Spofford lake to stay a month. nllon,. -.,,,. Mliir ivin m v.
A. P. Slmonds returned Saturday from dav to sr,end hls. vacation with his
A'ork Beach, Me. He made the trip as
far as Ilolyoke ln an automobile.
Mr. and Mrs. Cyril F. Brown of Bos
ton came yesterday to stay several
weeks at Iflllcrest on Ames hill.
Miss Carrie Leach and her nieces
Marjorle and Grace Leach, went yester
ilay to Fltchburg to visit relatives.
A. C. Longley of Athol was ln town
CHURCH AND FRATERNITY.
St. Michael's Episcopal church. Morn
ing servlco at 10.30,
Advent Christian cliurch, Rev, O. AA'.
Heyer. Preaching at 10,15 a. m., and 7
p. m. Sunday school at noon. Loyal
AVorkers' consecration servlco at 7.30 p.
First Church of Christ, Scientist, Sun
day morning serylce, 10.15, subject,
"Spirit," AA'ednesday evening testimo
nial meeting at 7.45. Reading room Is
open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
rrom 2.30 to 4.30. All nre welcome.
Emerson building, Elliot street.
First Baptist church Rev. John R. Gow,
D. D. minister. Sunday worship at 10.30
with sermon by Prof. F, L. Anderson, D.
D., of Newton Theological Institution of
Newton Centre, Mass. Bible school at
li. Prayer meetjng Friday evening at
7.45, uddrcss'by Rev. S AV. Hamblen of
Centro Congregational church, Rev
Roy M. Houghton, minister, Sunday scr
vices: 30.30, dlvlno worship with sermon
by Rev. H. F, Ilolton of Kansas City,
Mo.; 11.45 a. 111., session of the Sunday
school and meeting of the Brotherhood
class. This (Friday) evening at 7.4o,
devotional service In the' -chapel, sub
ject, "Tho parable of Fatherhood," Luko
15: 1-31. Loader, Fred C. Brown.
grandmother, Mrs. Milton M. Miller.
Mrs. A. G. Carleton of Springfield,
Mass., for many years a resident of
Brattleboro, called on old friends here
Mrs. N. S. Ransom and daughter, Jes
sie, have been guests tills week of Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Hall of Essex Junction at
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fuller returned Malletts Bay.
to Mlddletown. Conn. AVednesday after Robcrt G chamberlain and James
visiting Brattleboro friends two weeks. TinnVInc wont Mnmlnv tn Sae.inda.ra
Mrs. AVIIllam T. Bruce Is spending a park. N. A'., where they will work as
month with friends In AVIIllamsvllle, bell boys In a hotel.
boutn 1-onuomierry anu west Towns- n.nn.. -u rim- roturnnri sninninv
llCnd. frntn Tnlnt AlWtnn ATiiqs . w'npro h
Mrs. Geoge AVhltney left AVednesday spent two weeks with his family, who
for her homo In Springfield, this state, will return next week.
after visiting her father and mother six Harland T. Miller ot the Brown &
Weeks. Thnmnsnn pnmnnnv nf TTnrtfnrd. Cnnn..
Mrs. A. F. AVllder of Amherst, for- visited Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Georgo
merly of this town, went yesterday to Harris on Canal street.
Jamaica to visit after spending two Mrs. Emily Tomes Flagg, formerly of
weeks here. Ttr.-ittlehnrn. underwent an oneratlon for
Miss Edith Stockwell and Miss Bernlce nppendicitis In New A'ork Friday. She
Pike left yesterday for a vacation of I is making a good recovery.
two weeks at Fort Trumbull, Conn., and Mrs. rcrnest E. Perrv and daughter.
New York city. . Clara, and Mrs. C. A. Rlsbey. return-
Arthur L. Staples and family of I ed Monday from Spofford lake, where
Greenfield were guests In the home of 1 they had been several weeks.
Mr. Staples s father, Is. L. Staples, the A n Bastian, clerk ln Holden's drug
first Of the Week. atnrr. la BnontUno- Vila vnrntlnn with rplll-
Mlss Emily Shea and Miss Ruth Dan- tlvcs in Plttsfleld, Mass. Mrs. Bastian
yew went AVednesday to Rutland to stay and daughter are ln South Newfane.
a month with Miss Shea's grandmother, Tree AVarden G. E. Bishop was home
Mrs. Peter Donahue. n..r snndav from Bennineton. where he
Mrs. Fannie Howard of Jamaica is has been worklnc since snrlnir. He will
with H. S. Sherwin of Frost street, her go to Manchester to "work in September.
cousin, to stay two weeks. Mr. Slier- v p wheeler, who is spending the
win has been ill. summer with his wife and daughter,
Dr. and Mrs. Henry .Tucker will leave Mrs. Harriet Martin, at Newfane Inn,
tomorrow for a visit of 10 days with went to Springfield Tuesday to stay a
their daughter, Mrs. Thomas F. Cllf- George A. Eels went Saturday to
ford, In Franklin, N. H. Boston to Join Mrs. Eels. They will
Prof. Leslie A'. Mlller, principal of tho visit the Maine coast before returning
School of Industrial Arts In Phlladel- to Brattleboro. making the trip In their
phla, was a guest of his cousin, Henry automobile.
Miller, Sunday aiid Monday. nev Andrew Hamer. 1r.. left this week
Attorney A. P. Carpenter went Satur- for a vacation, part of which will be
day to York Beach, Me., to stay over spent ln Albany, N. Y where he will
Sunday with Mrs. Carpenter, who is preach next Sunday morning in All
there on a two weeks' vacation. Saints cathedral.
Rev. and Mrs. E. AW Sharp and son, Mrs. B. M. Rowand of Everett, Mass.,
Mason, Mr. and Mrs. C. AV. Cushlng and was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Row
son, Coburn, and Mrs. E. E. AVhlte re- nnd from Saturday to Monday. Miss
turned Saturday from AVInthrop beach. Madelene Decie came with her to remain
Mrs. Mary Campbell ot AVashlngton, until the latter part of August,
who spent the summer with relatives In Ralph J. Eldridge, manager of the tcl-
Brattleboro and Dummerston, started ephone exchange, visited Sunday Mrs.
yesterday afternoon for Cleveland, Ohio. Eldridge and son, who were guests of
Miss Marlon Gibson nnd aunt, Miss his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Di
ll. E. Blanche Gibson, left this week for drldge, In Shelburne Falls. Ther return
Portsmouth, Portland and other places, ed Monday.
They expect to be away until Septem- Mr. and Mrs. Sherman McQualde of
ber. Schenectady, N. Y,, who have been
Chief Engineer G. M. Tompson of the visiting Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Daniels at
Boston & Maine engineering crew re- the Frost farm, went to Bernardston
turned to Brattleboro Monday after AVednesday for a short visit with Mrs.
spending a few days In AVaketleld Frank L. Reed.
and Boston. Florance E. Ferrlter went this week
Miss Mildred MacDonald Is enjoying a to Newport, N. H., whero he will bo
vacation of a week from her duties ln employed by Stone & AVebster, electrical
tho Brattleboro Trust company. Miss contractors of Boston, who are survey
Marlon F. Slmonds ls substituting for l"B In that locality preparatory to build
Miss MacDonald. Ing a largo dam.
Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Becker and daugh-, Dr. and Mrs. F. II. O'Connor left yes
ter, who hn,vo been visiting Mrs. Beck- terday for Detroit and other points in
er's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Michigan and on the Great Uakes. Thoy
Ford, ln AVest Brattleboro, Jeft yester- will make the trip by automobile and
day to visit in ltandolph. uunng ur, u Connor s aosence ur. i.
Aiunch wlll care for ms panenis.
S. AA1, Edgett & Co. have sold for E,
T. Lines df Plttsfleld, Mass., his house
and lot ou Maple streot, known as the
Otis Tliuyor place, to Mr. and 'Mrs, El
liot G. Phillips, who' will take possession
In a few weeks.
The trustees of tho Austlne Institu
tion probably wlll meet this afternoon
or evening and open the bids offered by
several firms far the construction ot the
proposed school for blind, deaf and dumb
children on tho Hooker AVinchester
Mrs. Isabella Davis Slmonds of Som
crvllle, formerly of Brattleboro, who has
Mrs. Ellen Slmonds and daughter, Kit-
been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Francis A. tie Slmonds, who had been visiting Mrs,
AS'ells, will go tomorrow to AA'est Ches
terfield to stay a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Smith and daugh
ter, Doris, returned Teusday from Meri-
den, Conn., whero they visited 10 days
with their son nnd daughter, Harry
smun nnu .miss name amitn.
Mrs. F. Marion Brooks received no-
Augusta A'lnton and Mrs. and Mrs. F. R.
A'aughan on High street, left Monday
for Montreal, where they will visit be
fore returning to their homo in Dayton,
Miss Ella Stcbblns returned to her
work ln tho A'ermont Loan & Trust com
pany office Monday after an absence of
....M.,,, w V, 1G weeks. Miss Stebbins returned about
iiiteu euivs uiv -
since then has visited In New York city,
Leverett and Montague, Mass.
Ralph E. Perry returned Sunday after
a week's vacation at Thousand Islands.
He was a guest of the National Electric
Lamp association on Association island.
He will spend a week at home before re
turning to Boston as assistant manager
of the Columbia Lamp company of that
Mrs. Truman D. Thayer, who had
first grade civil service examinations
which she took In Boston Feb. 6. She
stands 21st on tho Boston register.
Dr. Lawrence Henphy of New York
city Is spending the month with his sis
ters, Miss Anna nnd Miss Reglna 51.
Heapliy. He will visit his brother,
Thomas J. Henphy, In Montpeller.
Mr, and Mrs. George L. Dunham nnd
daughters, Evelyn und Marlon, nnd Mrs.
N. I. Hawley went Tuesday to Cralir-
ylUe, (Mass., .on Cape Cod, to occupy a
cpttago through tho month of August, been visiting her parents, Mr. And Mrs,
Connecticut Grange Snubs President.
Connecticut State Grange has notified
the Connecticut Fair association that It
cannot partlclpato In the reception which
is to bo tendered to President Taft when
ho comes to the Charter Oak park early
In September as a guest ot the associa
tion, Tho nttttduo of the Grange Is at
tributed to the President's attitude
I. P. Harris, formerly of Brattleboro.
started Monday for Morgantown, A'a
to visit his niece., after which he wlll go
to his homo In Greencastle, Ind. He had
boon hero and ln Boston three weeks.
Madame Fuller of Boston Is visiting
her sister, Mrs. Fred AA'hlttemoro of
AVestem avenue. Madamo Fuller is n
tencher of languages and was with her
husband In Purls during the siege of
that city In the Franco-Prussian war.
Harry C. Shaw was called to Addison
'Friday afternoon by tho Illness of nn
Infant son, who foil while- playing and
was semi-conscious a .number of hours,
lnn Dutton, was called to her home In
Amherst Tuesday, by the serious Ill
ness of Ir. Thayer's aynt, Miss Lllta
M. Thayer, who was run down by ari
automobile as she stepped from an elec
tric car In Amherst Monday. ,
Miss Bessie Cummtngs, whose mar
riage to' Fred Jordan of (Brattleboro, Vt,,
Is to take placo August 17, was given a
shower Friday evening at the home of
Mrs. Fred Runnels on John street. Ten
of her friends assembled and the even
ing wns spent with music, games and
refreshments. There were recitations by
Michael Granfleld, The young men ot
tho party presented Mlsa Cummlngs with
It Is supposed thnt the child was play- a cut g-iass-vase, tho presentation speech
Ing In a go.cnrt nnd fell, striking on
Rev, K. Q, S. Osgood was a guest Fri
day of Prof Franklin Hooper of Brook
lyn at the lattcr's summer home In AVnl
pole, when tho Harvard club of New
Hampshlro and tho Harvard club of
Keeno were entertalnsd' with music and
being made by Joseph Tlernoy and the
girl friends of the, bride-elect showered
her with gifts of linen, Those present
were; Misses Li una Boyle, Llda Mar
pan, Ora Maynnrd, Elizabeth Boyle ami
Bessie Cummlngs, nnd Joseph Tlernoy,
Thomas Flanagan, Charlos Morgan, Em
met Hefrron and Mlcluiel uranfleld.