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THE VERMONT PHQ3NIX! BRATTLEBORO,1 "FRIDAY; NOVEMBER 2, 1017.
THE PUTNEY COLUMN SOLDIER DIES IN WESJFIELD. ' Walter J. Tullcr Had Bronchial Pnou- monia Following Measles. Walter T. Fuller, youngest son of JMi-kcr A. nml Olixe (Peck) Fiillrr of J-.ast l'utnoy, died nt Camp ltnitlelt, Wcstficld, jtfasi., about 3.30 o'clock Saturday morn ing of bronchial pneumonia, following Jneasns. He wns taken ill Sent, 4 with hieasle.q and on Oct. -1 iiiuuinumia de veloped, lie had been in a critical condi tion for Mime time, and bis parents and In other, Henry, visited him M-vetnl times with different physicians. .Mr. and -Mrs. Fuller left for Camp Itartlett Saturday lorning in response to n telephone mcs Kane tliat their soli wni woive, and after their depot ture news of Ids death came. The death of Air, Fuller is the seventh at the camp Mtice the New Kngland troop weie mobilized nt Hampton Plains. He ikih stricken in the epidemic that broke out just hefote the orders were given for certain units to entrain prcpaiatoty to leaving for the Western front. Air. Fuller always had lived on the ' home place on the Westminster ro.id in Fast l'titiie.v, helping his father on the farm and on the highway dm inn his J.ithei's vaiious terms as toad commis sioner. He enlisted Inly 13 in Company V. of liellows Falls ami was with the 1st Vermont ltcgimcnt nt Foit Kthnn Allen befoiu going to Wrsttield. Later he was transfeiied to Company A, 1031 Machine Gun battalion, fl-'d brigade. He leaves bis arent.s and brother, Henry, the lattei living in Ilellmvn Fall". He was a mem ber of Hoyden Cranne of Westminster. The body was brought heie on the late train Saturday nifiht and the funeral was held in the church in Wc-tmin.ster Tues day at 1 o'clntk. The lmt i.il took place in the family lot theie. Green Mountain Boys' Halloween So cial. A ineny company of .10 boys, parents and friends were present at the Hal loween social in the vestry of the Bap tist church Wednesday evening, the so cial being under the auspices of the Crccn Mountain Hoys' club. A short . program was curried out, consisting of words of welcome and an explana tion of the work of the club and Its aims by the lender, New l. H. Davis, lending of the list of nllioeis and com mittees by the club secretary, Herbert. Worthley, after which the members of the club drawn up in line gave a mil itary salute in response to the roll cull, gave the club yell and saluted the ling. Pinning the tail of the donkey fur nished much amusement and many learned their future by the .saucer test and fortunes hidden about the room. A bean bag contest between two .sides with Miss Mary Turner and Miss Gladys Annis as captains was won by Miss Turner's side by tlio score of . 10 to 12. Refreshments of sandwiches and cake were served, after which the company dispersed to their homes, hav ing spent a most enjoyable evening. Sale of Liberty Bonds. The town of Putney, with its ROO population, did grandly in subscribing for .(l,7.rjl) in Liberty "bond's, "the Hoy Scouts secured in small amounts i2,S."0. Tiie work accomplished by the Hoy Scouts will bring three I'nited States war service emblems to the Put ncy troop. Hence, in due time, three of our Hoy Scouts will bo decorated by the I'nited States government with medals of honor for their sen-ice in the Liberty loan campaign. Thus Put ney has a right to be proud of her troop of Hoy Scouts of America and every paicnl is honored whose boy is a Scout. In t ho first Liberty loan IS bonds weio sold in this town with a total of 1,100. The Scouts gave only one-half day to the work anil .seemed in that campaign. The Ladies' Cuinn Aid society of Fast Putney will meet with Mrs. David Smith next Thursday, Xov. S, for l!ed Cioss work. The next meeting of the Hoy Scouts will be an important one and each Scout is urged to bo present. Tests in sig naling will bo given. The Scouts are planning for a scries of patriotic meet ings in town hall iu tho near future. Russell H. Howard of Xcw Haven, Conn., visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. II. C. Howard, last Sunday and left for Fort Slocum, N. Y., where ho has enlisted as a mechanic in the aviation corps. After a few days ho will leave Fort Slocum altd go to Houston, Texas. The Ladies' Aid society of the Con gregational chinch held' its annual meeting last Thursday. Mrs. T. D. Lord was elected president, Mis. H. G. Fverleth vice president, with Mrs. 11. , Smith as assistant, Mrs. F. K. Robert son second vice president with Miss leiiuio Abbott as assistant. They an nounce a hnrvest supper Wednesday, Xov. M. Thursday at 7.30 p. m. the 4 church prayer meeting will be held. Congregational church, Rev. Theo dore .1. I'oelman minister, Sunday Rcrvices: 10.15 u. m., morning woiship with sermon by the pastor; 12.10, spe cial temperance day exercises in the Sunday school. Xov. 11 will be Go-to-Sundny School day. The coming Sunday at 7.30 p. m. the Raptist church will unite with this church in a service to hear Rov. Kdw. A. Tuck, field secretary of tho Lord's Day league. He is a strong and enthusias . tie speaker. James Luhcy of Philadelphia has been visiting his mother. Mis. F. K. Blood, and he spent Wednesday witli his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Lauglitoii of Dummcr.ston, whose 150th wedding anniversary occurred on that day, but thero was no celebration, EDUCATION aV ppOTff Gra.luufes In very nelixo demand for liusini'S.s ami Civil frVrvJeo jn. iiioin. Ydiiri' v.'! ii n tpe. billy .,iitod to nil phici'i fniiiuily f.,i;piid by nun. (J nod opptiMiinili'' i;uv fur dl v ho mo (pL.t'lii-d. J'r paio at once. For eat.doi: ' mMr ' i CAIINFI.L i'. IiOlT, Alb.-nv, X. Y. James enlisted from Kcw Haven and went to tho border. Ho was ordered from Philadelphia to do guard duty nt tho Winchester Arms works in Xcw Haven, but failed to pass tho physical examination and was lionornnly (lis charged. Ho has now been given an other chance and is to appear at Phila delphia Thursday from there ho hopes to go to (amp .Meade, unltimoic. First Raptist church, Rev. R. H. Da vis pastor. The morning preaching H'lvico will be omitted in the absence of the nnstor; 12 in., Hiblo school. This is "Go to Sunday school Sunday" and, every inemijer is urged to uc present. The standing of the teams in the con test is Reds 111, Rlues 183. At 7..10 p. in., tho congregation will unite in a union service in the Congregational rhurch, when Rev. F. A. Tuck of Con cord, X". H., field secretary of the Lord's Day league for Xew Hamp shire and Vermont, will deliver an ad dress on The Sabbath, the Citadel of Clvllmitinn. An offering will be taken nt this service for tho work of tho league. Matinee at the Auditorium tomoirow of the big Red Cross musical eomedy The lio'e (iiil. All seats 3.V and .Klc.-Adv.14 WESTMINSTER. Death of Walter Puller, Soldier. The funeral of Walter .1. Fuller, 2."5, wiio died at Cnmp Hartlett early last Saturday of bronchial pneumonia was held at the church in this place Tues day afternoon at 1 o'clock, Rev. L W. ild olliemting. A quartet sang Menu tiful Isle of Somewhere and Abide with Me. Resides his father and moth er, he leaves one brother, Henry, who lives in estunnster. Tho death of Walter Fuller, a young man beloved bv nil who knew him, cut down by disease when his hopes were highest in the desire to serve his country, causes every thinking person to pause in sorrow. All that was mortal of Walter Fuller was escorted to the cemtcry by guards from Hellows Falls. In the downpour ing rain these young men, ten in num ber, in silence and sorrow marched to the last resting place of their comrade, where military honors were conducted over the grave. The floral offerings, wore the clinrcest nature could bestow. It is needless to snv thai every heart i'oes out in sympathy to tho bereaved familv. Miss Eva Larkin is visitinr? in Spring Held. Mrs. 11. H. Reed nf Wnlnnlo is wnrlr. ing at Ray Metcalf's. Mr. "M.11-V Piilnnnt rf "YVnatnn !o n guest in tho family of her son, S. C. JWUCUUt. Mrs. .Tnsnn TUpPliercmi nf fli-f villo, X'. II., is visiting Mr. and Mrs. m ri I.. J. I-51UVU11B. Mrs. Riehnrdsnn nf Vmt-iinrf V Tt was a recent guest of her sister, Mrs. C. H. Comstoek. There will lie n ilnniinctrnlli-ni r,f lir new chemical engine Saturday after noon at 2 o'clock on the grounds back oi .-. m. .iitting s nuilctiugs. S. A. Pierce leaves Thursday for ll.llif'nrd. ('rinii. i-limn In. i.-ill ctiatt.l tlie winter. .Mrs. Pierce goes to Green ville, X. II., with her sister. Mrs. Julia Lvrnnrr. for it visit nt'lni- .:n join her husband iu Hartford. iuesday s storm was the worst in this locality for years. The rain and wind combined with thunder and light ning inane t he unv one nnt .r,i, t I... forgotten. Iu soine localities roads weie badiv washed, but no cnvimn, damage was done to tiees or property. -Mr. and Mis. George Howard and son. Leon, visited Pisr wnnl.- !!. daughter, Lila, who is attending school iu milium. .Mass. .Mrs. IJruest Wood, a niece of Mrs. Howard, leturned witi them. The nnrtv soent S.-itinihn- nml Sunday in Townsheud and London derry. The chairmen of the different com mittees for the chicken pie supper and sale at the town hull nnvt Wmlnncln. evening aic as follows: Fntertainment, us. .j. i'. warn; rancy talile, .Mrs. G. H. Hall; fish jiond, Mrs'. Herman Hond; candy. Miss Florence Wellinan; sup ier, Mrs. Kate Holton. Supper will be served from ti o'clock to S o'clock. A fhoit farce will fnlW- n,,iin...i ir.. .lenkin's Hrilliant Idea. A Card. Mr. and Mrs. Parker Fuller and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Fuller wish, through bc medium of The Phoenix, to thank their many friends and neighbors both in Putnev anil Westmimtev t mid kindness shown them in the recent treat sorrow brought upon them bv the death of their son and brother, Walter. WESTMINSTER WEST. Mrs. Nancy (TaXt) Rajincy. Mrs. Xuney II. (Taft) Rannev, 87, died Sunday, Oct. 21, in the Spring field (Mass.) Rome for Aged Women of pneumonia. She died on her birth day anniversary. Mis. Rannev was born iu Putney Oct. 21, 1830, a daugh ter of Xancy (Hubbard) and Trcstou W, Taft. She was married in Putnev in 1 Still to Joel Ranney of Westminster West and came here to live. She lived here 23 yeais, when she moved to Springfield, Mas3., whero sho had since lived, about 35 years. Her husband died May II, lSSo. Tlie body wns brought here for buri al. Funeral services were held in tne church Wednesday at 2 p. m Rev. T. .). i'oelman of Putney officiating. Rela tives present from nut of town were Mrs. Atchinson of Springfield, Mass., Mrs. Lester Rnnney of Greenfield, Mass., and Miss Elizabeth Ranney nf Hrattleboro. all granddaughteis, Mi. and Mrs. W. X. Dickinson of Putney, Mr. and Mrs. Chailcs Rannev of Sax tons River, Mrs. Ranney, Wa'llaco Ran ney and Miss Laura Ranney, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Arnold and Mrs. Arthur Arnold, all of Westminster. Resides her dnughter, Alice, (Mrs. W. II. DirV illsniO .of l'lltliev. nml f.nn (Hinvlne f.F Suxtons River, she leaves a half sister, .mi-. .Manna wotuins. The Ladies' Aid society met Thurs day with Mrs. Alfred Ranney for din ner. Rov. and Mrs. Walter Curtis returned homo from a two weeks' vncntinn Sat urday. Mr. and Mis. Ilailan Goodhue spent i 1,000 Mens and Boy s From the J. H. Rice & Friedman Co,, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin On October 26th the buyer for our Men's Clothing Department closed out the entire surplus stock of men's and boys' mackinaws from the J. H. Rice & Friedmann Co., of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, at 25 per cent discount. This high grade maker of mackinaws acknowledged that goods were very high and going higher, but money alone would pay his bills, and if we so desired he would make us a flat 25 per cent discount on the lot of 1,000 coats for spot cash only. After due consideration our buyer accepted the offer, dividing the goods between our Brattleboro, Keene and Bellows Falls stores and sending instructions to sell them at once on the same basis as he purchased them. His instructions are being fully carried out and the goods will go on sale Tomorrow morning at approximately 25 per cent discount. Men's Mackinaws Sizes 35 to 48 chest Men's $6.00 Mackinaws. SALE PRICE Men's $7.50 Mackinaws. SALE PRICE Men's $10.00 Mackinaws. SALE PRICE Men's $12.00 Mackinaws. SALE PRICE $7,45 .$9,75 Boys' Mackinaws Sizes 3 to 18 years S5 Boys' $5.00 Mackinaws. .SALE PRICE Boys' $(.00 Mackinaws SALE PRICE Boys' $7.50 Mackinaws. SALE PRICE Boys' $10.00 Mackinaws. SALE PRICE Boys' $12.00 Mackinaws. SALE PRICE the week-end with their daughters iu Hrattleboro. Paul and Frank Harlow, Castleton llolden and Keith Castleton attended tho dance in Westminster Friday nig'ir. Miss Kate Harding, who has been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Harlow, returned to her home in Roston Monday. J. A. Stuitevant. sheep expert of th? Vermont Agricultural Kxtension serv ice, was in town Tuesday, Oct. 2.1, vis iting the Grange exhibition mid culled upon various sheep growers here. The work of the food campaign is in charge here of Mis. Arthur Hoilaw. Sha and Mrs. Rollin Ranney have called at every house. Witli just a few ex ceptions everv woman lias signed tho cards, and Herbert Hoover would sure- J he pleased it he could ride along any of the roads and see the display of cards iu the front window.;. It rained Monday, with somo hail in the afternoon, and on Tuesday the town was visited by the heaviest downpour of rain, with considerable wind, that lias heen known hero in a lontr tunc. with lightning and thunder in the morning. A limb of a tree was blown on the telephone wire, breaking off u bracket on :i post near Jernino llol den 's, so all of line IS from there to Putney wns out ot commission in the afternoon. BELLOWS PALLS. To Buy Motor Engine. In a special village meeting it was vot ed to purchase a motor (ire engine, tho price not to exceed .$9,7!j0. Thn en gine, will replace a horse-drawn en gine which has served tho Village for over 30 venis. The School street situation, wliieh had agitated the communitv in three special village meetings since last Au gust, lor winch an engineer was hired and several committees appointed, wns again placed in tho hands of tho vil lage trustees just where it was before any meetings were held. It is so late in the season that the changes in the grado which weie start ed last summer cannot be completed thi fall unless the weather is favor able. If the street is not put in proper shape befoie winter there will bo sharp criticism nud if it is there will be still some ciitieism as many believe that tho changer, planned and partially made will not bo permanent. MMitlCn til tlm A llilitn, iiti tm.iniiiiu. of tlie bis lied Cioss musical coined)' The lio-o (iirl. ll scats 3oc and 50c.-Adv.ll WEST DOVER. Prank Hayues has mou-d his family from Wilmington to the llosca Muu'u place. Mrs. .1. ,1. Snow has been spending a few days at H. M. Lennaid's in Wil mington. Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Sinead of South Xewfnne weie weekend guests at Iv .1. Hartlett 's. Mrs. S. L. Hill ih entertaining her sisters, Mrs. (J. Hrown, tiud Misj Sylvia Sherman of North Adams, Guests at Mnplewood Saturday and Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Hal lou and dnughter, Helen, Lewis Tower, anil Miss Wilbur of Monroe, Mnss. Mary, Frank, Kleanor and William Holland of Kast Dover were guests of Mrs. W. J. Snow Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Yeaw of Hast Dover also visited there Saturday. WHITINGHAM. Carl Jillson visited in Greenfield over Sunday. Mis. .lames Farrinjdon is visiting her father and sister in Boston. Xews has been leccivcd here that the Whitingham boys had arrived safely in France. Mr. and Mrs. Valentine Moiehouc of Hrattleboro v,cic at C. S. Goodnow's over Sunday. Little Dorothy I'lumb has been visit ing her grandmother, Mis. Horace May, iu Wilmington tho past week. Mrs, Maricia I'fivis.gjj, been substituting-as teacher-for-the Xoith Hill school in Rcadsboro tho past few weeks. Mrs. Alma Taylor of Mountain Mills is visiting at Mrs. Show'h, and Mrs. Joy has leturned thero after a ten clays' vacation spent in Xoith Adam-. Iiiiymond Cali'iey has roiic to Henning ton to work in a hrmber camp, driving team. He moved his household goods there this week and Mis. Caifiey went Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. William II. Hi own and son, Hcscock, of Montague, Mass., vi-itcd his father, Henry Hrown at Mis. Ophelia Snow's Saturday and Sunday. They came in their automobile. Following aie the topics for Sunday evening meetings in the. Whitingham Raptist chinch, Rev. C. Xorman Hartlett pastor: Xov. -1, Ablaham, God's brave pi oneei ; Xov. 11, Mohcs, God's dauntless leader; Xov. 18, Joshua, God's valiant warrior; Xov. "2, David, God's impulsive friend; Dec. 2, F.lijuh, God's fiery cham pion; Dee. !), Daniel, God's unbending hero; Dee. l(i, Jesus, Cod's Almighty Son. Mrs. G. II. Wheeler has been suflinr. fioni an abscess on the lower jaw caused by a defective tooth. Dr. Thomas c tracted the tooth and a second ah-ecss formed. She went to Xoith Adams last Saturday and had the second opened by Dr. F. D. Stafford. The tliree-months-old child of Mr. anil Mrs. .loo Coleman, w ho was taken to the X'orth Adams hospital for treatment was hi ought home a week ago Friday iu a ery weak condition. All the skill of dotois and muses at that institution failed to get the Utile one on any food that it could retain. The' child pas-cd away the next day. The funeral was held at the house Sunday afternoon. EAST DUMMERSTON-. Mrs. Nellie Griirgs of Hrattleboro is a guest of Mrs. Clara Young. Robert K. Walker of Springfield, Mass., spent Sunday at the Walker farm and Log Cabin farm. Henry C. Heed of Three Rivers, Mass., cam-' Saturday to visit his moth er, Mrs. C. O. Reed. Miss Marion Gregory entertained a few friends in her home Friday ee ning. Miss Jessie O'Connor was a week end guest of her sister, Mis. Harold Reed. Matinee at the Auditorium tomorrow of the big I!ed Cios musical coined) The Ro-e Girl. All seats :15c and .We -Ad ii Know Know! When you do business with g this bank, insist upon knowing. 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