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TllliJ VERMONT riKKNlX. mui'lUWOIM). FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1922.
I'iftieth Milestone of West Brattleboro Couple Mr. and Mr. J. Stanford Morse Rcceive Ncighbors.and Fricnds in Home Monday Afternoon and Evening Livcd in Prescnt Home 47 Ycars J. STANFOHI) MOIISB. f Mr. and Mrs. Morse wcro married in thc old Uevcre House in this villnge Dcc. 1S, 1872, Ue Willlam L, Jcnkins, pastor o thc Unitnrian church, pcrform ing tlic ceremony. Mrs. Morse, whose mnidcn nninc wns Atinie K. Sargcnt, wns one of tlic four childien of Lutlicr nnd Annic (Stcnrna) Snrgent of West Urnt tlclioro nnd Ih the lnst survlvor of the fumily. . Slie was born Mny 8. 3 S-17, on thc Snrgent fnrm on thc Marlboro road, now owncd by Carl Snrgent nnd occu picd by hira nnd his sister, Miss Iiollo Snrgent, nnd livcd there until bcr mar ringc to Mr. Morse. Slie utttndcd Glen wood Clnssical Bcminary in West IJrat tleboro. She is 11 mcmbcr of the Twen tieth Century club and nlso of the Ijiidics' Aid soeicty of the West Hruttlo boro Baptist cliurch. Mr. Morse wns thc son of the Into John Hcnry and Kliza (Nichols) Morse nnd waa born on Dummerston hill .Tunc 20, 1841. His mothcr, who livcd to b- inorc than 100 ycars old, dicd ,lan. 3. Ifll". His youngcr lifc wus spent on thc home farm. Korty-seven jenrs nijo lie bougbt his prescnt home on Glen street. For a few yourH Mr. Morse worked out as n fnriner. lie was cni ploycd by Ilenry G. Clark on thc Clnrk farm on thc Guilford rond Kevernl ycars. For thc past 15 yenrs hc has becn em- SCHE.MES OF RL'M Kl'NNEKS. (Continncd from I'nge 1.) came back to thc forciRiicrs. sayinR to the mnsician "Pcrbaps you think I can't play that accordion." The otficer then took thc instrnmcnt from the playcr's bands and startid to play. It occtirrcd to him that thc in Htrumcnt wns eoinewhat beavy for. a mnsiea'l ins'trimient. Upon tnrninR it over hc found four clcvcrly conecalcd screws, which when tnkcn out rcleased a Rnllon of "IiIrIi wine." Most of thc rum runiiiiiR is donc, of course, by mcans of nulomobiles. llcre no uttempts nrc mnde, cxccpt in a f;v odd cascs, to cspeeially conccal the Hfjuor. Itum runiiers know that all thc roads are not guardcd, becausc thcre nrc not mcn enouRh to Rtinrd all thc ro:id. Thcy awnit thcir opportunity by fiiidin" out on which road the ollicer is stntioncd and then make thcir way across the border over a diffcrent roud. Rvcry ollicer has n ccrtain amount of dcsk work and reRidar inspcction duty to prform Whatcver hc docs in thc wny of road work, or exainininR automobilcs, is cxtra nnd lie is not pnid n cent for tlmt cnil of the Rutnc. In one f,ection of thc Ver mont bordcr four ofliocrs have a line of 13 niiles to Riinrd, and over thc line in that distancc thcre nrc elght main rondx. In another scetion thc oiliccrs compris!' ninc mcn and one woman, nnd at that point not only are thcre many rViads to watch. but inspcctions have to be mnde of all passeiiRcr and frelRht trains, ex prcss und mail mntter Cnnscn.uently tlie force is not sullieient to cope with the situution. In most .of the nutomobilcs which nre enpturcd the boo.c is found in the ton-, neau. Ileccntly an pflicer' caiiRht nn nutoniiibile in which the footrail in the tonneau hnd becn rcmovcd nnd thc flooi' curved up t-o as to forni n footrcst. IJnderneath the floor at this point yns n compartmeiit in which wns found M'vernl bottlcs' of liquor. Attempts are cvcn mnde to sbip boozc by freiRlit. Tho most flauntnt case broiiRht to tbe ottcntion of thc oiliccrs vas that of a flat car carryinR a load of bundlcs of four foot laths. Concealed in thc intcrior were 13 boxes, each bo cxactly four fcet Ioiir to corrcspond witb, tbe laths nnd each one containliiR five dozen bottlcs of Canndlan whiskcy. Tbe whiskcy was consiRnod to n repnt-" nblc firm in Boston which it'was found had not nrdered anv laths. Thc namc of thc shipper was iictitious, coi'.'-ciuently therc was no way to trace cither tln rctil conslRnor or cnnsiRiicc. II is thouslit probnble that the I'onslRnce was nn employe. of thc Boston firm, who tised his firm'H namc with tbe idea of tnkiiiR rnre of thc shlpmcnt when it nrrivcd in Boslon, IIow many people know tlmt every pnckase scnt b.v mail out of CaniTda to this country is opcncd und cxninined? inai is cxacny wnat is donc. wvery , treiRtn trnin that crosws thc border into ernlot m imt on a sidliu; nnd the iB , jH 01)p storv Ilif,hi ., . 'ars opcncd nnd exaniincd. T'sunlly, if , vide room for 40 nutomobilcs. H. M. IIol n car conlains n liiitnbcr of bnrrcls or ,,, i cinrg0 of ,lla construction ijo.m's, iniv. oui on. iu is opcmu. in" i work. work of cxamlnliiR all this mail nnd Mr. Tenney, who is aRent for tbe freiKht ih n lnountninous .nml tcdious StudcJ)akcr nutomobllc, plnns to occupv job, yct it has to be done, und it tnkes, tbe uaraRC about Jan. 1, when his lcnn'e' of course. mucli of the tlme of tho cus- t file nuskcll RiirnRc on Flat street ex toins olhn-rs. , I pircs. Pnrt of tho bulldinR will be tised Tbe ofliccrs are of the opltiion tlmt n,a scnson for a shop nnd ncxt bummer iniieb boozc also is trnnsportcd bv -nv Mr. Tennev plnns to put up another Of pike Memnhi-e."". . - i ' n . , , u,j,))g .,Q f,,e, w,dp b C() ffet , plain. Thcy are of tho oplnlon that thc 'or shop purposes. mipplv -of boozc com,, ..... .. ne Rnys therc has becn much innre has diniinishcd wmcwhnt sincc the nd- busincss thnn be untlelpntcd thc first M in "i. ii vuit'ii luii, inii iiiut in mul ii iot ot u cominK over, .lost ot tlie nooze nscd in this countrj', thcy nBse.rt. comes from forcjgn Innds nptl much of it Is coinlnjj in throiiKh ;bc' enstcrn portH. The sitiintlon. in thcir onlnlon. never cun be fully niet until therc nrc enouRh men nloiiR the border so llmt cvcry lijch j of it cnn.he limteeted nnd cvery tnenns of conveyntice iuspected und exnmlned; t IneludiiiR soine nienns of wntchlng tho I trnfiic.-on Lake Champlain. Sevcrnl months ago, nccording to one ot tlm oiliccrs' licrc, n bont was enroutc up the rlvcr to Lake Champlain und it 1 was so .beavlly loadcd witb boozc that ' it capslzed and the cargo dumped into i thfwntcr. . , .. . ! With these Tarlous mttbods of trana. I MltS. J. STAXFOUD MOKSK. ployed by the town of Jlrattlcboro on road construction work. Mlo was for n lotig timc n mcmbcr of the Westcrn Fiigine eumpuny of West Brattleboro, nnd hc is now m honornry mcmber of that eompnny. Mr. Morse has two sis tcra, Mrs. T. M. Allbce of West Brnl tloboro and Mrs. Chnrlvs Wurrcn of Fairlee. Thcrc nrc no childrcu in thc fnmily. M rc thnn 100 tricnds mul iieigliuo. cllcd Monday aflorno m and cvenii ( 'o extend thcir best wishes to Mr. ani. Mi. .Tnmes Stmford Morse of G'ct s rcot. W"st Ilr-Mtlcboro, wlio werc .0.1 scrving tlicir goldcn wcdding nnniv'-r s ry in thc home where thcy have live 17 ycars. Tbe rooms wcrc nttractivel dciorntrrt with g'old crcpc pnp-r, strenm iM'M bcirf; fc .tconcd fr un thc centcr ' thc ceilings, nnd baskcts und I ouiinct f yclbnv elirysnnthemunis being p' cc al) ut tho r'o'ns. Mr. and Mrs. Mor it'o a sist-d in rccviving in the stftc nm by 31m, Frcd M'ner d M Mil.- "M M i- (Vfw nrd w if wcvu bcrved. The bride :uid brid v oi r0 ycfns n?' wc prescnti d hich !?1."0 was in nold. a beautifull dec r tod wcddinj cake from tbcir niece t'd ii"phevs, fljwcrs nnd other jjift Mrs. Iorse a'so was prescnt rd a golil pcncil. porting Ibpior and witb the compara tivcly Rinnll forcc to stop the tranitr. olli ccrs fccl that thcj have a job ihat ki'cps ""'' b!jsy 24 botirs a day. Wilh thc 'nrc doiiiR all thcy can, in sjiitc of thc fact tlmt the pcople in Rencral tliinlc tln oiliccrs are not doinir all possible. "A travcllcr or tourlst coniplnins often of thc covcrnniciit rcd tnpe," nn olKeial lod The Itcformcr, "but if hc knew whnl we are up HRainst hc wuuldn't think it wns uniieccssary." -- , WE ICE KINIC 1'IjANNEI). OutiiiR Club lo Carry Projcct to Com- plelira as Soon as I'ropcr Loration Is l,,',iimJ f evcmom Mect. The small boy who Rets n pair of skatcs in his C'hristmas storkiiiR will not ;ct them in vain becnuse hc will son liav a pei'fectl.v safe ice rink on which to use them. ThroiiRh thc aetivity of thc Brattleboro OutiiiK club a skatinR rink hortly is to be built and plans nrc now wcll under way towurd tho fruition of rhis projeot. At a mcctiiiR pf the board of Rovern V" 4f the Onli'R cl'il) Fridnv nftcino ir it the ollice of I'resident Frcd II. IlnrrW It devrliiped that cverytliln;: is'beiiu hcld in readiness for thc conslriieiion of i rink an soon as Ihe proper location can be found. T-he idea of tbe club is lo tbtaiu a location that will be cnsily ae (vs.-iible und lo construct n rink witb vcry little watcr undcrncatli, so as to insure nliKohile safety to tbose usinj; i(. lauicH K. Ilelyar as a eommittee of one v InvcstiRatini; the nniltei' of location. and as soon as the riRht spat is found woric on tnc rniK will start ut once The mcetins wns calli'd lo nnlp bv V''retaTy C. Menzies Miller. who pr- ' -llllll lllllil IIIU II 1111 II llll'f I IIIIMIIII'NN II I1 1 1 Ih'cii takcn eare of. I'resident Ilarris nicn toou tnc cliair anu several routme matters of busincss wcra then taken up AmoiiR other mittcrs, it wns decided io procure a club iiisiRida Kiiitnblc for sewiiiR on hwcnters. It is hoped to oh 'nin thc-e within the ncxt two or three wecks, nnd it is suRs'estcd that eyery mcmber of thc club wc.ar this iiisi','niii nt all tbe club nicels and nt all outdoor af fnirs. The insiRtiia is in th( form of tb c-lub's svmhol, tbe winged hkis, nnfd the prcdomir.atiiiR colnr is Rrecn. As soon as thcy nre received, thcvmay be ob Inincd at the prcsidenl's ouTce nt cost, Thc iiucstinii of havini; the 'lub's symbol on a mnall Rold button for lapel weur al' o was discusscd. TKNNRY GAHGIjT'I5AIlLv DONE Locntcd West of Sujiply Statlon on I'ut r.cy Il ad and YV'M Provido Boam for 10 .ulo'lsob'!fs. Work is ncariiiR complcfion on K, C Tcnncy's new (turuEe on Putney road just west ot tlie Rasollnc lillin? nnd sup plv Htatlon erected cnrlicr in thc sea- lion H'ltn lintTilttll' tu n fnmn uf p,t.t,,f. n.UI. siason HOL'SKWAUMING AT OAItF.Y'.S. I Kallroad OHlilals with Whom Mr. Caiey 11ns Donc Bu-lntss Prescnt Illm Wcctric Tablo Ijiiiip. A vcry plctisnnt nocinl cnthcrlngf wn8 hc'd nn ('inai street Monday nlght nt thc foriuer Ecls hoiif.c. the new home of Davld H. (.'urcy tlckot ngcnt nt tbe rnil road statlon. The oceaslon wnsrt hnnse- wnrmliiR tcndercd by wivcnil 'jyillr'ynd ofliclals who Invo known Mr. (Jarey for ycars nnd with wjiom Mr. Cnrey has hnd busincss trnnsnctinns. A lunclieon w erted by Mrs. Carey nnd wus foh lowed by an evenine of soclablllty and' muslc. A prcttily dccorntcd Chrislnins ' trco on thc centcr of thc tnblc nddcd grcatly to tlic occnslon. DnrinR -tHe lunchcon Mr. Cnrey wns prcsentcd nn clcclrlc tnblc latnp, thc prcscntntioh bcln? madc by .Tonnthnn Story of HoHton, nnd to whictv. Mr. Oarcy rcspondcd. Scveral piano sclec lloiiH wcro rcndercd by Frank I. Nnt tcll of lloston nnd M. O. Gundcrson Ravo sevcrnl vocnl Rclections. Hosldes Mr. nnd Mrs. Cnrey, thosc prosclil wcrc! T. C. Walluco, truvclinc frelRht and passcnRcr nRcht of thf t'nion l'ncin spfem. IJoston ; H, C. VntiKhnn, trnvelins imsseiiRcr nRcnt of ihc C'anadinn Xntioiml. (Jrlind Trniik i!id Ccntral Vermont rnilwnys, llonton : t 'tmthnn Rtnry, -travelliiR pnssonRct Rcnt for thc UblriRO, HurltnRton iV Utilncy rallrond, D'.JHton: M. G. Giindcr "ti. trnvelliiR iigctit for the CWcaRo & Vortlnvcstcrn rnllwny, Itofiton : .Inrcd lcrncRiin, trnvcllnR pnsscnRcr nRnnt for the N'ortherii I'ncillc rnllway, Itoston nd Fnnk I). Niittcll, trivelinR jiaKseii- cr nRcnt for the Atlantic Oonst Linc rnilroad, Hoston. The railro-d ofHctnls remnlncd in l!r'tt,cboro over niht nnd lcft cnrlj rucsday morninR. OUTING CLl'B KAISHS FLAG. I5i;u;pnicnt Talicn to Marlboro Suit! Pond Coltaco aml V)iycc Mado Bcadi for Meiibcrs, The OutiiiR club nnnouncos that th: club's cotfase on Marlboro South p.me is now readv for orcupancy. The clnl 'imt lc.is"d tho eotttiRc and thc proiert; it thc north cnd of the lake from one if its chnrlcr mcmbers, K. B. Barrow A party with n pair of horses Hvov therc Wcdncsdny to makc thc cottaR. cjnifortnble for the wiutcr scason. Thc 'oad consistcd of two stovcs, table, clrtir dishcs and cookiiiR titcnslls. A box stovc wns instnllcd in one room nnd h rnnRC n unothcr, In spitc of the co'd d ry, tlic arty rcpots that thc tcmper iturc ii lie cott.-Ro was over 70 d Rfces. Th cc was a foot thick on tlic lake. B weeii'frips to tbe'lake for watcr, a our apart. thc watcr Troze over ar.ii 'ic-linlf inch in tliickncss. This cnmp is an ideal tcrniinus to dl, sii' wshoc or huntinR trips for mc -ers wishiiiR to dnvc in. It will hc par iculnrly nttractive to hlsh school .boy:--lio wish to makc wcck-end ski bikc Witb a kmpsack fillcd with cats ov hcir sbouldcr, thcy can lvc comfortnb'' or two dnys ,or more. It is fortuirM hat thc cabin is rcady It tlicir Cbrisi as vccation. Tlie pond (which, by th ay, is too l.'irRc nnd far too bcautifu 0 be cnllcd a pond nnd deserves to h nlled n lake with nn nttractive linme "bout 10 mi'es west of Br'tllebi t is two mul two-lblids mi'es fro'ii ll op of An- hill. The l.'ist two-t'.inl f a ni'le in fnvn thc Amcs hill-M r' ro r.md (nw plainly markcd viO titinR club discs), iinscs thr'UiRh n wildenicw country and is nt its licsi vhcn thc woodb arc clothcd in thcir win cr Rarb. Thc cottacc has four rooms dmvn itjiirs and f' nr rooms upstnirs. II i" irraiiRed so that when therc are wnmo 1 I'liibeiR of the pirtv tbcv can h-vi part'of thc cottagc to thcmselvcs. Purc ntcr can be obt ined fiom the 1 ikc aml b're arc nlso sprinus near-by. Then a large bani adj ccnt to tbe cjttiiRc 'icre horses can be comfort-ibly st bl d 'tboiiR'i not cverythiiiR equrcd Un ecn t' ken to the c ttnpe ns yet, ther s a fairly cimplete eiiuipment f disb s tid co' king utcnsils. Mcmbers wiHhiir 1 help furnish the cottagc are requfstcil 0 communicate with Sccrctnry C. Mcn zies Miller. It cnn now be .oonsidercd that thn Outin club has raiscd its flng over its Irst cabin on thc Br ittleboro-Mt. Stnii- titi trail. nnd has beeome nu Outing "lub in reality. The installation party Wcdncsd'iy was omp'ised of C. B. Crowell, .1. K. Ilelyar. " Tl Ilin-is md Oountv Gnme Wardcn E. H. Metcnlf. Mr. Metealf, who ha .o makc reRiilar trips to South Pond tliroiiRbout the ycnr, will usc the cotti'g" s his stoppiriR placc when carrying out ' is duties nnd will givc the cottagc pcr :onal 4 sujK'rv.ision. Another party is, planniiiR to ro up ncxt Sundny. It is stiRgcstcil that mcmbers return " ivi skis make nn crlv start bon- and not have to mnko thc slidc down in be dark ns one of. tbe party dd Wcdncsdny. If those who have driven lowu froin Anies liill can imngine co'ning 1 v.n with the gears in neutril and uo timkcs nn in sumnier, thcy afti realizc hat the trip down mcans on skis. Ofii 'al timcs will be kcnt of the retun. idcs on skis to see who cin makc thc sbortest timc this wmter between tbe ottaRe nnd Mnin slrcct. A slide il'uvn mes hill on skis will cpiickly cxplnir .vbj it is pnrt of the "WiiiRod.Nki" trail It will bo ncccssary for thopc nieinber" wishiug to makc thc trip, to sign up und iecure tbe key nt thc club's bcaduuar- "is, 220 B-irber buihliiiR. Thc lirst to rii up will sccuro the usc of the cottnue ' r nny glven date. Advicc nlso-vill b' "ivcn glndly as to'wlmt is nccessary ti arry. where to get wood, ctc. It is tbe club's nmbition to have thc '-ottage conductcd in tbe most orderlj way and as it siiould be trcatcd uy tnu iportMncn and Rportswomcn. Thc usunl 'uf.tom of lenvin wood for tbe othe "llow, burning all refusc, kecping carc 'ul watch of the lires, nnd leaving tb 'ace clean and ncat will. of course. be spected. It is particularly rcqucstcd nat no narK w out trom tnc tvees, cs ,1-flnlIy from tbe bcnutiful white birches 1023 NU.MBKK I'LATES. ildcrly Cabot Motorlst Lucky Winnci of Lowest Numbcr, 100. Issuance of the 1023 nutomobllc num ber plntcs bcgan Friday in 'the t-e I'tJiry of stute's ollicT. Those who np liliisl by mail will reeeivc thcir plates i i fust ns thcy are rcached in tho mnU. Vlic vcry low immbcrs wcrc drawn b.v ' t. The lowest numbcr, which is 100 ivcnt to Alonzo A. Hopkins, an clderb ivsidont of Caliot who madc his applicu on bist tOctobcr, beiug the Urst to up lily for plutcs. Thofc ho buvo the first 20 numbeif ri 100, Alonzo A. Hopkins of Cabot ; 1,01 und 102, Charles C, Warren of Wntnrbury; 103, K. S. Brigham of St. ibans; 101, Gruco F. Glbson of Brat- lcboro; 105 nnd 100. Frank 12. Lowc of Montis-ller; 107. F. B. BiUingH of Montpelier; 101), Froi Blanchard of Montpelier; 110, Govcrnnr .laines Ilurt icmi of Springfield ; 111, It. 10. Flan dcrs nf Springlield ; 112, W. II. Beards ov of Springfield; 113, H. S. Benl of pr'ngficld : 114 nrd 115, Frank Dunn f Itutb'nd; 11(1, Lcslie D. I'icrce ; 117. Ellcn L, l'icfee: 11K, .lulin A. Plerco'; 110, Che.slcr 12. Plerco, all of llochcster; 120 nnd 121, c-Licutcnant Govcrnor Abram W. Foote of Cornwall. Mi'iiy pcrioiis niiplicd carly in tho In ic of drawiiiR' low numbers, which up pcar to bc more popular thnn those of hlgh ordcr. Numbers-Jjetwccn 1 nnd 01), lucliisivc. aro no longer issucd. Willlnm D. Woolson, who hchl Nos. 2 und .'1, will have 131 nnd 132 thlti year. O. O. Wur rcn had No. 1 for ycars. Ile hus No. 101 nnd 102. ' Ilazel It (ook mc a half hour to rend JlaberN lettcr. Helen It inust have becn n tcrrlbly long one. lifizcl It wnsn't. biit tdie had scrntched out two words. 'Portland Eve nlng Express. 50 Years Ago Happcniugs of Dcccmbcr, 1872' Talicn from tho Flles of The I'hocnlx An itnderstntKf that n tompornncc Movement is about to be liiiiuguratcd berc auioiig'' tnc Catliohcs, TllO Ullllnrinil Kncl(llV.. nrn in Imvn Ii Ohristnias gathcring at ,th Pnrk IIousc ju .Hoiuiny cvcniiig, Thcre will be n Chr'istmas trcc nt the Unh'crsallsT cbllrcb. Tucsilnv nvcniTi" with upproprluto festivities. A Chrlntmtis tca party is to 'be hcld a thc Baptist vcstry Wcdncsduy evcning. Tbe Snbbnth school of thc CongrcRa--ional church will have a Christmas trc. Wulue.-day cvening with u collution, ctc. Tbe attcndnnco at tbe. Bnpli'st Sabbatb -chi,(l duriiiR tho montli of Xovcmhcr iivcragcd J'.Ori, nnd tlicir contributions tlic lust (iiinrtcr avcrngcd !j!12.47 pci Hahhath. J 4 John Bny has built n second story to rs carririge houo for the accommodatlon f Ilcustis & Btirnap, linrncss nitikcrs who will usc it for nVvorksbop and con crt tbcir old shop into a Balcsroom. Servicc? nro now hcld nt the Catholic church cvcry fiundny. Thc new prlcst Fn,ther St. Unge, is, wc bellevc, of Caua tliah birth, nnd for tbe past eiRht ycars hat becn laboring amoiiR thc Indiar nbcs of Orcgon. ) "Toby", thc stage driver bctwcen Brat lcboro and .Tacloonvil'c, had h!s shouldcr lislocntcd nnd received other injurics b' ehig thrown from his.slcigb nt the dcpot n Tucsdny. His Iiomcs wcrc frightencd y tnc car.s, b nigley & Church linve commenccd op rntions in tbe'r new slrp on Flat strec md things in that vicinity wcnr u ilccided husincs look. Bes'di's the manuf ctur of sash nnd blinds. and the sale of Ium ' cr, tl cy arc prcparcd to executo ordor '"'r planing, jointing, and matchiiig "with ncatncsa nnd dispatch," Cnlumbia r-ndtc. -No. 30. F. fc A. M . h !d tlicir nnnunl installetion on Tucsda'- vcnlng The list of ofliccrs is nn fol o -s: L II. rrnrborn. W M. A T v'm nds K W : Gc irc M. Tavlor. J. W T. Will-rd, tecrcliirv; W'llinm S ,Gm'M, treiiMirer : W. II. Vintnn, mar I hal : Ucv M II. IT'rris. chn'da'M : U Cbasc K. D. Warren K. B'Miks, .1. T. : O B. Mn-k, .'ii-.lin Asbl-y, btcw rds; .Tolin Wood, Tilrr. Wc publish thc following nitico by re u'cst,: New Year's calls wi'l be mad "r-in 1 p. m. to 2 r. m. Ijndles win dc ot rcccivc calls w'll pleaso pl"ce a bas f to hi'd cnrds at the door. It is vei 'Vasnnt for two nr more lcdies to re "c'vc totct' cr. nrd to s'-nd out cards f "-j.r centlcm"n fricnds, that thcv will 1' f born" or clsewliero to r"H"eiveB cn'ls c"nipln refre-limeni.s "f sn'-d"-'c'i"s, cak" ca nr bot lei"pnnd are "! thnt nr'' re's-ir,", Ladies do not offor linnor if nny kind, then you will mt b" insultrd , Jnma'ca Mocr E. .Ilnrdlng s1nught crcd 'aTnV'-Ij.st HteM -tVint tipped th" cnlcs 5S7i pounds. " Alfred Ilowe hnd no that brought f'cm down to 037. T'rctty gocd for -IS months old porkci-j. Guilford : A pear tree belongiiiR to ''tch Laniphenr bore. tho past season. 2." bushcls of pear. 21 of which wer - Id for $3 a bushcl, yicldiiiR tbe hnnd- onic sum of i?12. (J) Stratton: O. C. YitU has buMt r '"mbcr bouse ncnr his t'ircular niill o1' 'Wrfio'd rivr nnd laid u railroad tracl from the niill to thc house. Born in Brattleboro, Dccember 17, p ul to Fdward C. and Knimn Wyma 'rcsby. IJEPV'TY MABSIIAL'S VIEWS. TclU of Conditlon of Brattleboro Firr Department. Agrces with New ISng Innd Excliangc. Deputy Stato Fire Marshal A. G PrcUlc, who has been berc on vurious oc casions to Ipvcstigute lires und who ulSt i.us inspcctcd the lire department, ugree. '.ali tnc Acw England lnsjurunce Ka change with rcspcct to Brattleboro . iiucds rclutive to lire protection. In it Suturday issue tlA: Barre Timcs pui, ushcd the followmg concorning Mi I'rcblc's views : "In regnrd to tho recammendation r. ccntly made to tbe town of Brattlehon oy Engincer John S. Caldwell of th New England Insurance cschangc oi Hoston for improveincnts iu thc lire pr. ection systcm, Deputy Stato Fire Mm hal A. O. Pre.ble stutcs that all the im iiroveinents suggcstcd, witli tbe exccptio f mctcrlng the watcr, have becn sui; cstitl by him. Ile further rccommend; 0 the H, 1 Taylor insurance tigcncy rattlcboro ln u lelter d.ited March 27 1)22, that the town apply to the Nation. ltjard of Fire Undcrwritew, usking fo .11 engincer to come to Brattleboro ni .nake rccmineudutions ns to thc necessi. 1 r proper fire protection. Mr. Prcbi lurther offertd nny nssistnncu or adi( which ho could give nt that tlme. "The occas'lou of writing tbe lettcr w ho DeWitt Grocery cunpany fire, i liich thc loss wus $125,000. Mr. Prcl. 'atoM thnt he is noj criticizing the fii '.lcf, and that bc d cs ns wcll as he cn ith what Is furnishcd to him, It Becni' owcvcn that soiue nrrangemcnt shou1 c madc for grenter cflicicncy in the d 'iirtinent, Mr, Preble stated. "The town hns hlgh and low prcssm n Its water systcm, aml the superi' rueiit oi inc water worKS was tlie on! 1 ""ii who could turn on thc high prc.-sur f "ro prntcotion. tbe lettcr stntcs. At tho timh of the DeWitt fire, it wi in'nues nftcr tho fire startcd befor ' c bigh prcssure was turncd on, the let "r states. Brflttlcboro's fire loss record is givr r 1020 ns 45 lires with a loss of S5."' 010 21; 1021. 40 Hres with a loss of S.Tt "81.31; nnd up to that tlme in 1022 oss of over .$100,000. Tho lossos in 11 ionlhs'vwere largcly ehartonblc to ine' ''''nt protection, It i stnted. "Wb"o Mr. Pmblc nrrivcd to Inv-' 'nte tho Dewltt fire, the hook nnd 'ndd pp-rntun wns ncnr tbe burncd bulldl" md pnrt of the lnddT were lnnn'n' "gnliist tho bullding. witlt not n flremir round. iiinkiiig the truok prnctlcallv uc 'sn. It is ut this pjjlnt in tho -lettcr thn' Mr. Preble stntes tlmt be docs not criti "7" tho fire cliicf. "Ho stntes thnt he nmlerstod n vo' ',nd becn taken to buv n motor hook n' 'addnr npiinr,'tns with chcmlcal tnnk" k"t thnt tbe nurchaso liml not bcen innd Tl'c town had n stenm lire enulne, but i could rot bo npnrnted. ho stntnd," neclarlti" thnt ihe is i'n'nr. to find out !f the iirohlbjtlnn enfrceincnt ,lnw niean npvllil"ir. Mrs, SnmiH Frank pi'omipont clnbwomnn of Tlutlnnd. Vt. hns npnlled for nnd nbtnlncd n speclnl commlsslon ns justtce of the peace. VKRAlCr $135 AGAINST WAIU). Jury Dccidcs Halifax Dccr Park 'Ownrr Mtist Pay Tluit Sum for Ilorso tlmt Dlcd Wlillc Bolng Brohcn. Thc nttentlon of tbe municlpal court was .eiiRnRcd all day Monday in the case of H. P. Ycnrly nnd Wllllam M. hcwis of Brattleboro iiRnlnst II. M. Wnrd of New York clty and llullfn in which tho plaintiffs sniiRht to bbtuiii pnymcni $215, reprcsonthig the cost prico of n nuiu iu iuu uciL-nuuiu iurouRii ine innnuRor df his deer purk farm, Wnlter of !j-21f. rcprcsenting tlie cost prico "of . IJnvls of Halifax, toRcthor witb harness nnd biiRRy, A jury Oomposed of tbo.followliiR men wns drawn : B. A. HlroMcr. E. W. I)un klce, II. K. Powers, B. II. Nowtoir. P. K. Franklin, nll of Vernon; E. B. Corbett, F. C. Kurgent. E. M. Angier, 12. M OoodciioiiRli, O. F. Benson nnd Bernnrd IIuus of Brattleboro, and W. F. Walkcr of Dilmincrston. Only two witnesscs hnd becn hcnrd up to noon, when tho court took n rcces1 untlj 1 o'clock. Alr. Wnrd testified that Davis was his maunRer nnd ran the farm for him. Davis testified concerniiiR thc purchnnc of the horse nnd the tradc mnde with Yearly aml Lewis., It dcvclopcd thnt Davis wantcd n borse that was docile nnd Rcntle nnd which could bc driven snfely by a woman. Ycnrly nnd Lewis, nccording to the testimony of Davis, rcprcsentcd tlu borse which thcy deslred to scll ns pos scssing tbese (piulitles und the horse wns tnkcn by Duvis, it bcing ngrced thnt nt old horse owncd by the defendalit, with some old linrncss, was to bc given as part paymcnt. On tho duy nftcr tho hor'sc wns bought by thc dcfcndunt, the horse wns lcd out of the bnrn and bitcbed up, but, aa sooi. as an attcmpt wus madc to drive thc anlmn it rcarcd and dnnccd nbout and threw ltsclf, nccording to the witness. A few dnys later tho aniaial w.th hitchcd up ngnin and Davis nnd n helpcr worked 4rom 11 in thc morning until ncarly f. iu the aftcruoon. trying to drive. thi horse, hc sahl. The aniinal rcpcatcd it! ...; iuuo intura, orcnKing scvcral RCtS o hariiusfi, and u'nully, during one of it: rcaring spells, tho bon,c fcll over dend. , According to Davis's testimonv lcurly nnd Lewis nftcrwards snid thc were sorry to lcarn of thc borsc's deatli but thcy cxpected thcir money just thc iame. At 1 o'clock, when court rcconvencd r.i. Unllcr Davis was put on the w. stand nnd she testified tlmt the hur . the case wns represontod to her as b kincl nnd gentlc. Frcd Stanley. wl . ' , r- Da,T,H nt th ,,ecr nrk fnr testified rcgarding the antics of thc horse u Davis and be attcniptea lo tlnvc tl during the cross-cxamination test, l that thcre were three or four bin 'I reeinbliiiB wl ip hai'dv The first witness for the' plaintiff was P. Vcntly. who told of thc circui, 'iiccs rclatlng to thc tradc when ' rso was sold to Mr. Wnrd through M tvis. IIo denicd thnt be rcpresonte. tbe animal ns kind and gcntle and said 'iul uo Irnuble in driving the l.orse. VT M Lewis vaid thn borse hnd b driven considerahly nnd went past -4ho stcam rollcr and the concrcte mixcr bn nnl strcct without cven noticlng th ' snid hc told thc buyer that the hor as kind and gcntle and it wns a surnr i him wl en tho animal would not b.'K Wa'tcr llescck of Dover, statcd t1' f viricrl'' owncd the b-.r IIo bo--it when it was a colt and hnd it for three or four ycars during which tlme bc broke Hc nftcrwards sold it to Bav L Hronksof Brattleboro. He snid the hor as green and awkward about backing -'i.Tnhnx Stratton- of W'liTiiri:onr ''-w!' orked nt thc Brcoks stable in thnt town nu ne unu onservcu tnc nirse nt variou 'mes when it wns nt his stnblo nnd t'r f nppenri'd all riRht. Ile had sadd'ed : TnH vflimiia iintil.k no.l in f.,.,t.t. ...n ' "'"".'1. " "I" ,,. lllf L.Ulllllw tl "xrerienccd with the horse. Hiv lj. Hreoks said lie sold Uie borse o W-'lter Adnms of Marlboro. Iu hi- -n'ni"ii, thc horsn wns a'l riRht. Tl B LoniKstnff of Bnttlcboro said h 'a'kcd witb Mr. Davis. who said be bn' "oncht wjth tbe mnre from 11 o'clock in 'o morn'HR until ri iu tbe nffrnoon ov 'n dnv w'-cn t)m borse dicd during one if its rcaring sp-lls. ro-ren H"knl nf Brnttleboro snid lm the boroe cvertl timcs w'mii it v" f h's fnt!erVnnrn. TTe hnd driven it t "ntnoy nnd it nppeared to be u good mnre. i In tbcir nrRiimant to tbi birv. tbe nt rnnvq f-r tbe ilvfftm- clniined thnt th- 4 The Home of the Christmas Club Brattleboro Trust C ompany This Bank was the first in this section to offer the people this plan for systematic saving, and the very large amount of money saved by the thousands of people, who have been customers .in these Christmas Clubs, has been of great benefit, not only to those who saved and learned the Thrift Habit, which is the prime object of the Club, for it Jias brought to this Bank many people who had never been inside a Bank before. The 1923 Club Is Open for Membership Will You Join? , CLASSES 25c weekly for 50 weeks brings you a check for $12.75 50c weekly for 50 weeks brings you a check for $25.50 $1.00 weekly for 50 weeks brings you a check for $51.00 $2.00 weekly for 50 weeks brings yoii a check for $102.00 $5.00 weekly for 50 weeks brings you a check for $255.00 Brattleboro Trust (ompany i U m B 4 horse wns sold under nn express gunrnnty .tlint It was kind nnd gcntle, whcreus itt wns n vicious nnimni. Attornny I'nul A, Chase, appcnrinR in his first cnsc since he wns ndmttted to the bnr, opaned tbe argu mcnt for tho dcfcnso nnd his fnther, ('. S. Clmsc. closed for thc dofenr.o. Atlorney Frank E, Bnrber for the plniutiff suld thc marc was not sold under brcnch of wntranty. IIo clnlmed Ihe, wkwnrdncss of tbe mnre in backing !"' bten broiiRbt to tho nttentlon of the buyer nnd that tlio borse hnd becn klllcd irotigh nbttse utul licbtiii),'. Tti llm ftinrfn lo llin tnr .Tnil o, Htiuvo snid thc cnse wns a iiucstlon of l'nct nnd mt the mntter for thc iury was wliether ho horse was sold utulei- nn express war I'lnty or not. In ronderlng fc rndlct, tho jury wnrded .dnmnges of .SlO) f"r the borse and $35 for tho waRon. Thn orlRlnnl 'iiim nf tlic plaintiff was for-215, mnd t) ns follows: $150 for tho horse, $50 r the wngon nnd $15 for tbe hnrness. ""'io dcfcnso ns n counter clnlm, nsked '00 dtimaRcs, rcprcsentiug thc cxpensc f kroplng tho horse, tbe tlme ot th en In trying to break, the nnimni, nod 'o vurious hnrness wh'clv tbe horo dc rovcd. A crcdit of $25 for nn old lior-in 'd S.'i for nn old wngon nbo wus in - Ived in tlie case. Innclird Wood. Motorlst I've rnn this cnr three ycars nd never had nn nccldcnt, Supcrstitioiis passenger Knock lut it wnsn't nceessnry for him to finiRh 'or just then tho cnr hlt u trcc nnd both nock"d wood with thcir hends, Bos on Trunscript. With fivc por cent of thc population f the Unitcd Stutes, New York city roduces in cxccss of one-twclfth of nll he rooiIs mnnufncturcd in thc country. There Is Money in Your Closet, Let Us Redeem It for You Thc avcrage closet is your store house. Many a pair of choes find hiding there that could be made fully as good as new, for far less money than a new pair would cost. If these shoes reach my shop you would be ahead a pair.of shoes and-my men would be kept busy. Hcre is a proposition: Sometimc within the next few days you gather all of your old shoes togcther and bring them in to us. We will look them over and advise you as to whether thcy are worth fixing or not. This will give us plenty of time to repair them, then when you wa'ht your shoes they will be alrcady to wear. We specialize on service. We can make your com fortable old shoes look almost like new, ready for as much wear again as they have already seen. v - When your harness repairing or you need, harness supplies, just try W AGNER'S 95-97 Main Street Phone 1I2I-W 12XEI1CISES CLOSE SCHOOU Progrnms Approprlnte (o Christmas Sca son Carrlcd Out Ycslcrday Scliools Will Itcopcn tlitn. 3. Chrlstmns cxcreisos innrked thc clos Ing yesterdny noott- of tbe full lerm of school In dlstrict No. 2 and prnctically nll the tcachern l"ft tnday for tbelr bomcH lo ypt'iid the vnhitlon Of-ticnrly two wceks. Tho ijchools will re-open Wrdnosday, ,Inn. 3. Therc were Cb'rlst nins dscorations' lfi all Ihe rooms, A specinl asi.ciub;v .was hchl in the high school at 12 o'olook, when n v.iried and approprlnte progr'im was tfarricil out. It consistcd of Cbiistinns sclecllons by tho school, Includlirg Adestes Fidclls .by the Latln classes, Freiicli, carpls by the French dpimrtmcnt, an account if ChrisliiiDs iii thc Provancc by Mary Aineto, nnd thc ori?in of sonie ot our (Nirlstniaii cnstoms bv Uuth StcckwelV In the eigbth grnd" Dickcns's Cbrist mt'ii C'arol was dramitizcd, fhc scvenlh Rwde gnve n Chri't ms jilay, tho llftb a-xl slxth grailes tinitrd in giving n Christm.'ts play. Iu all the other rooms thcre wus slngiiiR of Christmas carols .uid thc spcnklrg of p!cci. In all of the lir't three grads al;( ut town tlietv werc ('hriftmiiH Irecs. 1'rom 30 to -'iO pcrsons nlteni'ed thc c'nsing excrcisen at the frce kindergar ten, where nbout 50 chlldrcii sang Christ mas soiigs. Tbe cbildren were given cnndy and toys from n Christmas trcc, nftcr which the decoratiolis, which we-o made by the cbildren, werc given them to tnke home. Carter Joncs ncted ns Santu Claus. Appropriatc exercises wcrc hcld in eic'i riom at the lalnchtnl S"ho.il nn Wtdnosila.v nficrnocn, when the hchcol closcd for tlm holiday rcccss. needs some us. B B a g H m 4 4