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VOL. XIV. NO. 98.
THE REFORMER: BRATTLEBQRO, VT., FRIDAY. JULY 5. 1901. 5 THE REFORMER. PI HUSHED TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS. Private Hospital Fur the care aud treatment of Medical and Surgical cases. Trained Nurses and congenial Home lurrouudings. Cases of Alcoholism and Drue Habits may commit themselves. Special attention given to Diseases of vVouicn and Children. For Information and Kates, address, E. R. LYNCH. M. D. 3D Elliot Street. Hit ATTLEIIORO, . VERMONT. LAST 2 NIGHTS! -OF- HUNN & EATON'S Big Coon Garniva AT BHOOKSIDE PARK, FRIDAY AND 'SATURDAY, JULY 5 AND 6. In an entirely Southern Negro Pastimes In new program, nhowinfr the tuu ouuny soma Two hours of solid fun In Good Old Georgia."' rHE FUSSIEST OF ALL PRODUCTION'S Presented by Hunn & Eitton's Companies. t;KAD MATINEE SATURDAY at 3 p. M. (or tlie Children. Admission S cents Broolislde Park., NEXT WEEK. THE Broadway Players SUPPORTING BEATRICE TBOBXE, IN A KEPETOIRE OF HIGH CLASS PLAYS WITH Vaudeville Between the Acts. PRICES: 10c, 20c, 30c. A S O V SV K Hi K S T 8. f1,RL. I.EITSINOKIt, TMrhtr of Cor- v npt. Pumt of H. C. lirown, loat-n. Write for particulars. S3 171 lSriitileboro. Vt. Prof. Lewis J. Caepentkr, formerly at the Conservatory of Music. Boston, win tH.e your piano to please you. Leare order at Ge41la' store. Satisfaction guaranteed. 91-8t Sew picture moulding!. Sew subjects, in flo. p.ruiotim Drtnts, at Clapp 4 Jokes. "nf LOCAL NOTKft AND OOSSIf. Our improved 2.1 cent Spectacles beat the record. Chas A Tritp. Congressman Hastsins heads the list for Memorial Day engagements. Johnson l'ost OAK has secured him for next year. The ladies ,f the Uoitarian Society will ho'.i their aoniial fair and dance at bescival flail on Thursday, July 11th. Doors opened at four o'clock. Supper served from 0 to 8. Marie Groese, the liurcly-gurdiat, who gave so much satis faction last year, will furnish music for the dance, aud likewise give some fancy dances to tamborrines and Castanet accompaniment. A concert precedes the dance. Miss Stella S Beard, who has often visited here, a niece of Mrs Sarah E Uriswoid, sailed on the steamer, I.u- cania, Saturday, for Heidelberg, Ger many, where she will spend her vaca tion in Com nan v with Prin. and Mrs Elliwnrtb of tbe school at Far Bocka- w;iy. Long Island, where Miss Beard na been a teacher for several years. uvj ,iii ttlBU VI3IL ULUCI UUIUI9 1IJ hurope. The members of the Unitarian Sun- &lav school, with a few frienos from the Mitside, enjoyed their annual picnic at entral I'ark on luasdav. in soite of f he hot weather. Lunch was served In ithe pavilion and during the afternoon lr Mines. Allison Duean and Mr Miner furnished music for dancing. inert wss an excellent breeze at the ark. temperina the excessive heat of lie day. so that all returned at night- all much refreshed by their outing. At the nest Grange meeting July 'itb. District Deputy H VV Sarseur nil make his yearly t fllcial visit to Cro- ct.ve Orange, when be will give m rmrion in the unwritten bonk of the rtlcr. The programme in directory. ith revisions, will be carried out. : uo Earl Woodward; select read 'g. Mrs Harriet Frost: wwr. Mrs Lois Ur : recitation, Ella J Stafford : song, .$.lrs Carrie Haniiltoo; declamation, jj.iva" Maey : duet. Miss Iligley and f'-lis Thurher. Question '-Wha" farm ro!? are hest nd:.i,rAri rn this lnnnllrv. fnu to what extent is it advisable for I iroiere to adopt specialties?" A W :oe;, u 1'ierce, O T Ware, K w 'rosr.C D Whitman. Tuaa morning about SO children f St Michaels' Roman Catholic church weired their First Communion at 8 clock Mass, eelehrated by Rev I Cun inzham. la tbe evening the church as tilled to its utmost capacity when he same class was confirmed by Bishop ucnaua of Burlington. assita ny thr Reynolds of Bellows Falls and ather Cunningham. The altar were kery prettily decorated with cut flowers ad numerous lighted candles. Tbe I tt!e girls were dressed in white and ore veils and tbe bors in black auits. 3 run.ee iatelr after the confirmation er- hp twentr-ona p-lrls were received in- ' tbe Young Ladies' Sodlity with the l eeremooy. During the services wo solos were nicely rendered by Miss ne U Connor. The conflnnation -s were photographed in the morning 7 ' W Prouty. Tae rej!ir Yniimr Men's Christian A- r u nir-;in; will I held on thr common ' iiT aft rnojn at 4 o'clock. Iter Thnmx. f XewtnnvilV. Ii-s, will I" tb sfr. -.nd hi tii,je-t will Isr, '-The Youn The choir as St Michael's Roman Catholic church are to have a vacation during the months of July and August Wednesday evening John came promptly to the rescue with bis jiow Ucrod cbemical when Knucn s iiwnmg was found to be afire, ha did tbe ton nants above, aud tney used liquid ex tinguisbnrH. Tbe loss by tba burning nf the Olin P Kerr shop and saw mill, luin ber sbeds and lumber a: West Ches terfield a few weeks ago bas been aii- ju.sted through tbe Jitnne agency at f-1-200, the total amount of the insur ancu. Uunn & Eaton's coon carnival still holds the boards at Brookside Park, breaking the record at this plat e. Tonight they present "In OM (icorgia," replete with jubilee shouts aud melodies, cotton picking, hoe cuke dances, pie eating contest, coon songs. S II Bixby of Hinesburg, who at tempted suicide a few weekg ago, died Tuesday after a two years' ill ness. Ue was a native of the town, son of Tbadrieus Bixby and bad al ways lived there a farmer and a re epeetsd citizen. He is survived bv i widow, a daughter aud a son, Albert Uixhy of this place. Our West Dutnraerston news Tues day had a brief itom about $25 dam age done by a lamp explosion at tbe homo of Mrs Annie Hopkins, formerly of the restaurant here. The explosion was caused bv one of her children running againstauolher, lamp In hand and throning it to tbe floor. Remark RDij enounn, ncitner cDila was burned. DP Cobb was overcome by the neat while working in the .New Lor don round house yesterday about i o'clock. He whs takn to the Clune bouse and ice applied to tbe head while Urs HoDkel and Lynch were sent for in baste. Later ha was car rier! home and during tbe night the caso was serious with fears tbat he wouldn't live, but tbU morning bo is bettter, though very dizzy. Next week an attraction nf un usual merit will be presented at Brookside Park in the Broadway Players, a company of selected artists supporting tbe emotional nctresn, Beatrice Thome. Tbe presentation of repetoire at the Kustio Theatre is a new departure and the company will no doubt draw well. A comtilete' change of vaudevilln turns will be given each evening between the acta. The Broadway Players have been doing an excellent business Bt Bar ber's Park, Bellows Falls, this week giving tbe best ol satisfaction. Tbo local count of the wounded: Tam Ferrirter had a couple, of big cannon crackers in bis hip pockets at the tire, and as be was standing with bis bands behind him, some one lighted nee to see him jump, bo diil and bis left band was fearfully burned and blistered. In the explosion a splinter was thrown striking Fitz Wnlker on the eyebrow and the side of the eye making a bad looking one for him. A cracker that weDt off in the band of the scvea or eight yeir old 6on of A O Barces on Prospect street, burned bis band quite badly. Word was received yesterday an nouncing the death at Danvers, Mass, of Michael Manning. He is well knoxn here having lived the early part of his life here. He was a veteran of the war having enlisted in the Massachusetts regiment. Ha was a pupil in Uol Allies school and moved to Danvers some .'10 odd years ago where be was eDeaged in the shoe business for years and in the meat businpes for a time. He is survived by a widow and three sons and three daughters. The funeral will be held t Dsnvers tomorrow at Oam, and Misses Mary and Katie Manning from this place will attend tbe funeral. News was received Saturday of tbe death of Wichita, Kan, of George i Larabee, 'M, a native of West Hali fax and formerly employed at the Brattloboro Retreat. Ill health com pelled bim to resign that position and purchase a farm at Waterbury. The ill health continuing it was thought a change of climate would be beneficial ard so accompanied by bis wife he wont to California last November. Tbe change did not do bim rui cb good and he decided to return to Vermont, ard was on his way homo when ho was taken suddenly worse and had to ston off at Wichita, Kan, where he died. Mrs Laiabee was with hirr. Bt tbe time of his death and started Kast. as soon as Decessary arrangements could be made. The funeral was Wed nesday at Jericho and the burial was at the cemetery there. Besides hia wife be is survived by a father, moth er, two brothers and three sisters. Marvin O Carey, 76, died Tues day afternoon at hia Elliot street home after several years of declining health, and a vear of suffering from consumption of the bowels. But tbe immediate cause of the death was a fracture of the hip sustained with severe bruising of the leg and side by a full in tbe night when he got up and attempted to move a little about a week before the end. The doctors were satisfied as soon as the accident occurred that be would never get off the bed again. Mr Uarey was a na tive of WestBeld but came here ir. ycung manhood and fulluwod'lba oc cupation of carponter and builder and a quarter of a canluiy ago did quite an extensire hnsine-s here, lie was a member of tbe Methodist chtireb, s'.ewarr) at one time, active and faith ful and generally bis place was that of a goud ciitznn. He is survived by B widow, formerly Melissa Chamber lain of Dummerstnn and three cbil rtren, Mrs Fred C Sargent and Mrs Wallace Pratt of Brattleboro and Daua Carey of Leominster, Mass. The f'JP J J Losshu who sutle red a shock Monday still remains in an uncon scious condition. O A Farr of Athol, Mass, has sold bis pluce at North Hindsalu to the oc cupant, J 1) Taylor, 'James Austin injured his right hip joint in the foot race on the Is land yesterday morning. Wilson I Brown has one of his now bo u bus at tbe pumping station nearly completed una the other well under way. Both are rented, Geo E Johnson and N E Wil liams, Jr, tho electricians who have been at work for more than a month re-wiring the Brooks House to comply with the requirements of the Insur ance Exchange roturned to Hulyoke yesterday. T O Marah cf Whitinghara has been appointed administrator for this district of the estate of the lata Ly. man C Tuttle of Heath, Mass. L M Newell of Wardshoro has been ap pointed administrator of tbe John E Watson estnte Hnd Clarence E Whit man ef Hrattleboro of tbe estate of Clara L Whitman. Another business change to go into effect July 1st was the pun-hase by A K Roberts of the interest of his partner, F F (Jleason, in the grocery business of A F Roberts & Co, which Mr Roberts will now conduct alone including itlso that of the branch storo on Central street. Will Allttu. just hack fnm two jeirs in Califor nia, will take Mr Gluason's place un the tean . The latter is not fully de cided yet into what he will go next. Two drueks the "night before the Fourth'' made a little busincsa for tbe police court yesterday Ollicprs Wordeu ami Nason arrest d Thos Long at his home when complaint had come of inebriated attempt to admin ister family discipline, and Chief Hall with tho aid of four or fivo other peo ple conveyed to the lockup Jas Hoyce who was found ly ing dead drunk under a tree on Hudson street . Loog hail bis hearing in the morning but. they had to wait until evening before Joyce was able to be brought into court. Both plead guilty and wero fined the reeulatioo $.j and costs. Bocyo disclosed that be got his at Springfield aud Long that bis came from "over the river, ' "msu on tbe bridge," etc. A fire, Wednesday night, prob ably incendiary but possibly the fruit of the firecracker folly, destroyed tbe small building, a nart of what was a barn, and used as a woodshed and storehouse, on tbe Nichols property owned by Carrie and Frank Nichols on Elliot street. The reason for believing it incendiary is tbat a dog shut in tbe bulilding that night, was outside when the first peo ple arrived on the scene. The fire ap parently start;d on tbe secor.d floor on the scaffold, Josseph Jones, who rooms in the hous, 6ays that when he awokt) the uppor part was all ahlsze. David Carey was coming down street at the same time as the flames were bursting out and says the buidling seemed to be all afire. He tried to pull the alarm near Oilman's stable, but the box had been paintod and it stuck a little though it opened later all right and in the excitement Frank Broun, who was wi'.h hi.n at tbe time, ran and pulled box 35 at tbe Klai Flat street corner. Tbe department was on hand in a very few moments, first with the chemical and then with a line of hose aUachnd to a hydrant, which were sufticiert to quell the flames. Steamer No 3 was set ready for work but it was not need-id. Tbe barn vtas practically destroyed and the clapboards and jet. on the ell of tho house scorched. The loss is esti mated at S'liKl to dlOO, insured in the Sun through the Jeona agency. Wanted, at once 50 stitchers. These experienced preferred. Hooker, Cursor & Mitchell. ; 95 -Itufr Cue.t.. Edwarj Hnrton is visiting bis brother, W C Horton.-Tte Atisses Kiniry of Walpole are visiting their brother, Thomas Kiniry, this week. James Sheean and son Joseph of Fitchburg visited Mrs Mary Brosna ban a few dajs this week. John V Johuson and family of N' rtbaaipton are at J W Hil ireth's. Mrs W S Loomis of Boston is at Nod Hadley's. Mrs Topper and son are at bFr sis ter's, Mrs E D Hoi art's. Miss Laura Hale is at J M Perry's, Central street. W A Langilleand two friends from New Vork aro at his father's on High land street. Mrs Wintbrop B Nichols of Boston is visiting ber mother, Mrs F E Sampson. T F Brickington of Kesna is visiting at his mother's in Estey ville. 11 W Bruce of Worcester is spending bis vacation in town. Liuia llein richs of Roxburv is the guest of Chas Ebinhaus 'D. Dr F T Soiitb from Adrian, Mich, is tbe guest of his sis ter, Mrs W F Neal. Mrs Jerome C Eager of Pierre, So Dak, and chil iren are guests at Mr and Mrs W A Rams-dell's. era I was held this afternoon o'clock fr:m tbe house. Rev K F Lowe olEciatipg nd Misses tiertrune Matthews and Etta Miner singing, and tbe interment was in Prospect Hill cemetery. alrart I'Wor.na. a ad Oth.r. Frank R Allen of Atlanta, G, wss here for tbe day yesterday with bis sister, Mrs L II Bsrber, before etirt ing for Eumrja on a pleasure trip with bis wife. H II Crosby and wife, for tiree years boarders with Mrs CMC Richardson, have gone to the Brooks Hojsa to live. Mrs Henry C Willard bas returned to Gnynfleld from a year's st at New York, Chisago and Micteapolis. Bertha Tenney ia visit ing in Massachusetts. Mrs E E Blaicbarj has returned from ber visit in Forestdale. Miss Alice Fiocb has been visiting ia New London. Clar ence Bliss bas returned from Am herst. Mass. Mrs II O Cooledge and Miss Mr Blakeslee bavs returned fram the Pan-Arr,ericin Exposition. Mrs Fred Richardson and daughter. Miss Annie Richardson, go to Yrr'.; U-scb today for a month. Mrs J G Ciljrv sod rJauefctT Elizabeth leave tomorrow fnr a fortnight on tbn Maine T l-.i.- MrlVn was a former rei c-it. Clifton K Sherrutio of the N r : thu plaoc and thpre are mane, no 7 wuo will improve thi.-, opportunity t r - m and rrncw a-,jun!ntan,-cbi,t. A !-:(, le to.)- attcuJiu thouiJ pro- u-:r own cap rai:r. Yorl: Hun will frond bis two weeks' vacatioo here this m ontb. ITo-pp SlrM-tcwRll baa flni.hpal work 'at the American houee. Summcrllis;!. Nelson Cooley and wife have been .spending the week in Groti.lieli. Jonn K Toaiuey is visiting in Pitts field, Mtins. Misses Bessie aud Mar ion Dennirg leave today for a visit ia Hanover, N ti. Mrs Pearl Clapp aud two children returned Tuesday frctn a month's visit, in Atkoi. Mi-'es Emma Gregg aad Marion Rice left WidmsJav fur i-everal weeks at York Beach. Maj F W Chillis and family left Wednesday for their sum mer home on Ames bill for the summer. Nelubhorliooil Note. Miss Nettie Bishop of WarJeboro is visiting her sister, Mrs Harrio Pratt. -Ralph Cam is ppcnJing a week tr two at Nrth Pond, Marl boro. Herbert Franklin, wif j and son of Tovr shend are speuding a fe duys with Mrs F H Davis. Mrs Lutaer Karnes of Warusboro is visiting her many friends here. -A party of six from tere spent yesterday at Sunset Lakc.-Franklin Heald of Jackson ville is at his mother's for the sum mer. Casper Moran and family are at tbe Lake. Frank Moran is at the Lake working for Ware at Lakeside. F E Willard has returned from New fane. Bessie Jennisoo has returned to her home in Windham. Geo H Leach nf Gilsum, N H. accom panied by his wife.has spent a fear days here for treatment. Rin.r.1. H H Norcross bas moved from Vine street to Church street. A Nichols bas taken a tenement on tbe Island. C F Brittnn moves today from Canal street to 18 South Main street. Rol- lin W Brown frjm the Avenue to tbe Gilkey bouse on Chapio street. KfHE CKACKrtK NKI' IN TIIKIKlWOUK AT NOHTH IIINhUALK ALSO' (lurch Farm IIuIIiiIuk' on Philip. Plar. Kuruaii Iq ilia (Srouiid Insurant1. S 1.100-10 T.mprrainr. In Saturday SMiiairoka Other New. From th Lltll. Burg, The buildings on the old Philip Barrett place now owned by Mr Birch across the river and occupied by his son, were burned to the ground last night about !) o'cloca, undoubtedly the work of tire crackers, incy huc ceedod in Retting out all the stock and most of the furoiturs. Insured for There was a picnic in Mr Toomhs' wooHh last Saturday which was at tended by quite a number, it was mostly for tbo children, but some of the older ones participated and more would have taken part bad it not been so hot. We all regrat Mr Cary's death which occurred last Saturday from sun stroke. His temperature after death, when Dr Pratt arrived was l(lt, the highest, the doctor said, be bad ever seeu. Mr Cary had been here only a short time, but. tbuse who had made bis acquaintance speak very highlv of him. He leaves a father and mother and several brothers and sisters to mourn bim. The rumains wero taken to bis former home. Nelson. RicharJson is quite poorly. William Clancy has been visiting at Henry Barrett's for a few days. Mrs Aggie Pernam and daughter of Hins dale are Ht h"r aister's. Mrs Harry Haywood of Worcester visited his family over Sunday. Mrs Inez Rich ardson of Norwich, Conn, was a guest at Nelson Richardson's ever Sunday. Samuel Duun. hnss ololt at St George's church, (Cnf Kl Montreal, Can, will sing at the Baptist church. Sunday morning next. The warrant is out to-day for the annual sdhool meeting. Tuesday, the loth, at p m. There are nine articles in the warrant out, but they all refer to routine business, including the em. ploymeot uf supervisor and music teacher. The usual semi-annual dividends have bepn declared by the hanks as fol lows: People's National Bank, i per cent; erniont National Bank. 5 per cent ; BrattleboroSavlugs Bank, I 3-4 cer cent ; Vermont Savings Bauk, 1 3-4 per cent. Jio Yell, who won the one mile open and the twe mile handicap at tha races yesterday, is a Japanese, and he showed wonderful endurance In all the three races he started in. Although there were three "spills" of riders, no one was hurt save a few scratches. There was upwards of f0 different rid ers in the seven events which made up tbe program. Mr fqieneer. one cf the men em ployed to advertise the Pan-American exposition, tells of the scores of devices for arousing public Interest in lhe en terprise. J rained pictures, cards, hook lets, pasters, posters, elegant metal truys for hotels albums, etc, have been used, but Mr Spencer bas found that more inquiries have followed an exposition article in a newspaper than have b 'en drawn out by any of the other methods. Philadelphia Record. The '-night before the Fourth" pro gressivelv growing more Uiet for sever al years, was the best of all this year. Fifteen policemen were on guard at var ious points in the village that seemed moil likelv to tie scenes of mischief, but found very little to do, aud the hoys were generally Inclined to obey Chief Hall's orders. There are no complaints of damage anywhere, unless the fire was a malicious one, except i he knocking nil' of one cap on Artist Hardy's fence on Caual street. .n i r- Any lady's wheel in tr store for ?17 50. Six or eight stles to select from at Mono A Co's. adv. It is in the Springllel'.l Republican that so i.e fellow perpetra es thisabout the narrow gauge : I'itv people learn (hint; when they tin into lhe country. Tliui a Sprlnlield "man write-: We have all heard a a rent deal aliout the aoi'ommo l ititu' way In which lhe sma'l railroad , running through New Kni; I.'ind.lraui'i frequently stoppim; alotit; the out--kirts of the rural town to take en or leave a paMiacr: hut a funny little inci lent occurred the other nhrht "on the narrow gauge road which runs from Ilrattluhoro to ljoii'ionderrv, Vt. A middle HL-ed woman evidently -ome fanner's wife, while leanim: out of the window to catch a breath of air. dropped a eel of fai-e teeth from her mouth. It wa with difficulty that the poor woman was restrained from jump ing off the moving train. The train stopped about a tulle away In order to "woo l up," and the owner of the lost teeth Immedi ately trudged down the track to hunt for her properly. In about 20 minutes the train was readv to proceed, when we were all surpried to find the train hacking ntf toward Hrattle boro. The conductor informed us he was going back for hi other passenger, ami sure enough, we met her halfway back waving her hand in w hich was clutched the mi-sing "store teeth." Talk altout vour accommodating conductor! He got off his train, helped the poor woman ahoaVd, looked over her recov ered property, saw I hat the teeth were not Injured, aud then pulled the bell cord to go ahead. There will lie a meeting nf the Young Men's Christian Association, .-alurday evening, at 7.:!!). to arrange for a coming field day meet. Committee will be appointed, and the names will I entered of those who are to contest for honors in the ditfcrPiil events. The creditors of ltexford Itcnson held a meeting Tuesday In the oilier nf Itcleree A K .Si-hwcni-k. but have not yel appointed a trus tee. The creditors of lavid li Morris w ill meet the loth. PLUCK HEWAHDKO (Coutlnued from lit page) iog prizes: Frist rr'ze, Martin re peating rifle and loading tools, value Jl'O; second prise, pair puncture proof tires, value ?I0 one bicycle tire, va' uo 85. Three men in each beat to qualify and it required three trial heats to Oe'tids the contestors for the final o'e. The first heat resulted in tbe following finishers, tbn first tbiee moo qualifying for the final heat: Won Second Third Fourth Fifth Won Second Third Kou rt li Fifth Sixth Seventh Won Soron Third Won Second Thil Frank ( lark. Bellows Falls, Vt, fleniils I'onnollv, Ware, Mass, Frank llriggs, llrattleboro, David J Shaw, II F JIaguire, Thoiimstnn, Conn, Time, 1 :li 1-,'i. Second heat : IT F liossietter, Thomaston, Conn. W V Manlev, Dorset. Vt. T M Manley. E Kobinson, Burlington, Vt, Harry Fisher, Athol, Mass, Mum- Taylor. Frank Du'tu, Keenc, X If. Time, 1 :! 3-4. Third heat: Roy A Kmerson, T bet ford Vt, Harrv Davis. Chas Jliller, Brattlehoro, Final heat prize winners: H V liossietter, Thomaston, Conn, Itov A Kmerson, Thelford, Vt, W I" Mauley, Dorset, Vt, I line, l :v ;r. The second event was the one milo open whirl) was also run in three trial heats and a final. lhe prizes one white bicycle, value ?.'15; tecond prize, gold watch, value i?'J5; third prize, oiamond ring, value 15 ; fourth prije, gold pearl cuff buttons, ii. Tiie first heat resuked lo s : It A Carni. Wor'-esier. Mass. H F liossietter, Thomaston, Conn, .lip Yell, Ware, .Mass, in an Meet, No Adam-, Mass, 1' I'avis. llarttord, I oiiti. K. F lio-coe. Npnngtield. Mass, Fred 1'latf. Thomaston. Conn. Albion Mnaiiev. Worcester. Mas., Dennis Counollv. Worcester. Mass, Time. J Second trial heat resulted: W H Thaver, Avon. Mass. Chas W Louis, Springfield, Mass. It K Norlen. h'eene N" 11. K C Ciiuunings, Keene, N' H. W 11 Procter, Athol. Mass. I Mellcti, Waterbury, Conn, K C ilobinsjn, Burlington, Vt, Time 2:-:K Third trial beat results: II E Fav. South Manchester. Conn, Thomas (iarduer. Ware, Mass, II E Stafford, Lowell. Time.2:::'i. The final prize nnors were fit) Yell. Ware. Ma-s, K A Carni. Wop-ester. Mass. W U Thaver, Avon, Mass. Time, 2 ;. The liovs' race for riders under 1 years of age, for the f dlowing prizes first prize, Edison photograph, value jflo; second prize, one pair tire? value third prize, gas Ijmp, value How.nl Suial'ey, Worcester, Ma II V Mazuirc. Thomaston. Conn, laklev Whitney, Athol. Ma. harlie Miller. Brattleboro, Vt. Harry Dat is, Thetford. Vt. II II Wellmati. New fane. iVt. Ralph Lotigucil, Brait.eboro. Time 1 :12. , We Have Sold Over 400 Eddy Refrigerators value as fol Won Seconi Third Fourth Fifth Sixth Seventh Kighih Ninth Won Secou Thin: Fourth Fifth Sixth Seventh Won Sci-ond Third Won Second Third . Won o'l-ond. Third. Fou rt b Filth soxth Seventh. vent wes a crs for the haif Tile following Won .second. Third. Four! li i:tey ( ii gan team Cli.tidar, 4 amball. kobtusoa, tarfed from the Boy Ktuersou J Ip Yell .neiini f - ,,-i,. malley ( ' i'"""" Uov Kuierson's winnings were held back pending an examination bv rac as to his standing as an amateur rider. R A Maguire, Thomaston, Conn, was referee. M J Moran, Chas McRae anc waiter iiuucara, judges. Kay- rcond El'iitr, Mr Holman of Keere, Arthur Simonds, scorers. Bea Wil liamson, timekeeper. IJ fStolte. clerk rf tbe course. 11 " Wood, starter. fc' Fred Coxton, announcer. R F Kel- say, Boston, olhcial haocicapper. E J Device The Tnonus Motor f'vcln was ex- hibted by II E Fay of Manchesfr, Conn, and L E Warner cf Northamp ton, h son of the bulk man, and the Micthell cycle by H E Stafford of Lowell, Mass The latter had mada a record of 1:28 just before coming here, but its engine dijn't work well here. The fastest vehicle expected as disabled by a saasbup the day fore and so unable to npneir. Two others promised from Walt bam also failed to show up for some unknown reason. John Fiske. one of the masterful and ver- atlleinen of American letters, hi-toriau. thcologican. essayist and lecturer died at the Hawthorne Inn In iiloui ester, yesterday noon the result of the heat. The failure of the htmrkoff Commercial bank with a deficit estimated at 5,iHi.iHk) rou bles, has caused a financial panic in South Bussia. P. liHi'iurcs, Mrs Taylor returns todav to ber hone in Fisltdale. N V, after a month's vi'it with h' r dtiwnter, Mrs Chas B!a'.:esley. Mr and Mrs Dutt, who have been visiting at Fml G lie's for sevenl weeks, left Tuesday for New Yor'.;. M iss Agnes Cur;is re turned to Provi-iecce this morning efter a I'l days' sny witu friends in ron.-W 11 Smith of th Sprirgfield Republican, Bnd bis wife returned to Srriugfiold Wednesday accompanied bv Mrs Smith sister, Miss Sbattuck. Mtek On.. Liveryman L S Higgins is housed with severe illcess beiog taken yester day. Cbss Horton is recovering from three weeks of severe suffering with erysipelas or some similar trouble in tbe face that baa closed one eye. T C.l.terat ttoa Fourth. Miss Alice Flavin was down from Ilolloirs Falls. Samuel Robinson from Corctird was at his h ome here. June Fifield and Herbert Dodge of Beilowa Falls spent yesterday in town. H F Barber and wife were dno from Wilmington. Merchant J J Ray and wife were up from Boston, return ing this afternoon. A Poor Mllllanalra. Latelv starved In London hecaose he could not digest hi tood. Early us of Dr. King's New Life Pills would have saved him. They strengthen the stom ach, aid digestion, promote aimiUti.n. improve appetite. Price 2 ic. Mnoev back it not satisfied. F. H. Uo'den s Co., druggist. PIlttlBCa. "Miss Minui Toon left this morn irg to sptnd Sunday io Kere. -Bert Tenney r.f New Ycr is visitice his parents. Mr and Mrs I) Webster Ten rev. Prin 11 K Whitaker was up from I Leverett. Ma-,3, Wednesday. Elbert Hail returned TusJaf from Westmoreland, N H. whtre be has been visiting bis pireiit-. ( t 21 points ine iuuri.il b for local ritl prizes : K C Chandler, ( has Miller. Frank W Itrigga, David J Shaw, Time 1:1 The Pursuit Race : Megan ,t Co ti aui, Shaw. .Miller, Lliis. The Mornn Co team I front of tbe judges' stand ardtlieEstey Urgan Co trio fioin thy lust quart role. I c idea was for ore team to catch the other. For 10 miles neither t arn made much sain but cn the 11th mile Cur hall shot a vay from his trio acd gradually wore down Ellis until h tverenme him at the 15th mile. In the meanwhile Shaw and Miller were hot after Chandler acd Robinson Hnd when the 17th mile was pissed they shot by tac latter nuo and put them out of the race. Then the grind was on for Mmv 8':d .vjiller to cairn t'arnhnll. The la-tor n:ade use of one rf the motorn-cles which wns beir.g exercised on the rack and bv using it for pacs ore some lead. At the Llth mile Camball was leading Miller and Shaw by rearly a quarter of a mile. ;'. fter the 12th mile Miller drew away frciu tho nearly r xhausted Shaw and started to catch duball wbnru ho succeeded in overhauling at the finish if 2-1 miles riding. J he time was remarkably good oco hour, six minutes and 4o' seeords. Tha sixth evpnt wnj n two mile handicap for the fallowing prizes: First prize, Btereopticonaset valje f5: sesond prize, gold water, vslie S2.1 : third prize, o- pair of Palmer tires. value fill; fourth prize, one pair of tires, value $d. First six nen in each heat to qualify or dual teat, rirst heat resulting : K ( ami, Worcester, Mass, (Scratch! Won D Cnnnollv. Ware, Mass, cJuOvdsi Second T Mellcn. Waterbury. Conn. ( lii'i yds) Third A (i Sniall iv. Worce-ler. Ma-s. (-ii vdsl Fourth Chas Louis. Springfield. Mas-, (,11yds) Fifth T I" Davis. Hartford. Conn. ( 40 yds) Sixth H I. Starlord. Lowell. Mass. (ton viis) seven! 1 W It Thaver Avon, Mass. 1 140 v. Is) Eighth W 1' Manlev. Dorset. Vt. 24'l yds) Ia iill Shaw llrattleboro. (240 yds) Time 4:414-."i. Second trial heat : .tip Veil. Ware. Ma-. (110 yur.M F Piatt. Thomaston. Conn, i PJiHdsl K F Kosi oe. Springliel'l. Mass. (!- y,I Mtoy L'uiersoii. Thetford. (--.oil yds) II Sin illev. Won-estcr. Ma-s. (jshvd K Bobinson. Kurliugtou, a'-Jil vis) V W lirigk'-. Itrattlelsn-o. i2J vji Harrv Davis.. Thetford. li-io v.i-i T (iaidiner. Wan: Mass. 1 12o vdsl F. Cimiaiings. Keene. Nil. (!-) viM Tenth T M Maul.v, Dorset, (24U vds) Eleventh Time, 4. :4s i 5. Final heat ptize winners: .fin Yel!. Ware. Ma-. (llu yds) Won T I' Davis. Hartford, Conn. (40 yds) .Second I Mcllen. Waterhtirv. Conn, t Hi" yds) Third Hoy hnierson . Ibetfonl. C.-4U yds) Time, 4 :4d 1-2. Tha final race of the day- novelty hero a five-mile lap race for points. Ir. was long after supper time before it was started and tbe few who remained saw one of tbe the moat in terestirg races cf the day. As posi tions at the end of eicb half mile were for points and the largest score was to give tbe winners 'be following prizes: First prize, one White bicy cle, value $35: second priie, gold witch, value 25; third prize, dia mond, value ?15: fourth prize, one pair of tires, vslue t and the rare for "was blootl" frrn the start. Tbe rioerswere: Jip Yell, Ware, Maia; R A Carni, Worcester, Mass; How erd Smaliet, Worcester, Mass.- Frank Plott, Teoirastm. Coao; I Mellee, Vateiliory, Conn:K F R"ece.Spi re field. Mass: Rry Emer-scn. Thetford: Fr.rk T Donovan. Springfield. Mass: V II E Siafford. Lowell. Mass, and A OlfS .SirrJiey, Wcrcetter, Mass. Fro- tbe start t Ecish trie big field kept under V two Msnkfta but tru rea rigbtioR wa S between Carni an J 'e'A. lis final re- iv uits were: li Ninth Tenth Won Second i s) Third Fru nli ) Fifth Sixth Seventh Eighth Ninth IN BRATTLEBORO, Every one of which is sWing )oifect satisfaction and helping to sell more. , , Ve will gladly show you the whole line, all styles and sizes, quoting lower prices than the large city houses are allowed to muke. Catalogue mailed upon application. 4J Emerson & Son, Complete House Furnishers. - oin! I Maid Mreel, BrniilfLoro, Vt. Summer Oxfords Always sell with us, but they have never sold before as they have this Season. ... Everybody Seems to Want Ox ford Ties This Summer. We always make a great specialty of low shoes, and this Season we have an un equaled showing of all kinds of popular hot weather shoes. You must see tkem in order to appreciate their worth DUNHAM BROS. Brattleboro. Bellows Falls. Church A'otlcea. I nltarian church. Kev E Q 3 Osgood, pator. Service every Sua 'lay ai lu i a m. Sumlay whool at 11:45 am. 'Tbe ate fur next 8uaiav': "A fstroiiar Belief fUehint the tem)kiii or.i rJT" 1 The Kim of lhe Lord 'a supper wilt he ohserve-1 Lv.Vo. at tbe c'n ' te survive, takln the place of the usual 4unjuy Scbo-ji cxerclBee. All are welcome, Advent t'hrlsttfin Chureh, E E Lombard, nas tor. Sun-lay Bernces: Piayer nteetlokt at 10:. a in. Sunday whoot atl.'M Prearhlnij at 2 p ui, subject, " Two Word KroTi Htav;ju," au t . at 7-30 n tn, subject, Jur VlHlnf neA to t Sent " J.oyal Workers' uieetln at tf:30 p nt. All are welcome. Christian Srlenre services In Market bloek flunday, at U am; -su'-je.-t, "God." Wednes day, T JW put. Heading nom open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday afternoons from 3 to 5. Works on chrtptuin Science writteu by Mary linker G Kddy for sale. I'uherHalUt chuivn Reuluolil K Marvin, pap tor. MornlL worehtp at lu.KO o'clork. Subject ofr.erin.-n, "Tnc seem-lon of Sin." Sun riav iM-hoiil at 11 15 a nt. elllor I'nlon at 7 p n. All are welcome. M E (.'hurcb, K F I. owe, pastor. Sunday, July Tib, Mornliiif ncrvice, 1 ;. Love Feast lo. Sermon and Communion Sunday ac boot, 1 1 :4r. Kpwenh i.e;.KU0, b. REFORMER ADVERTISING PAYS. . . . TRY JT. July 5. Clearance Prices Now on Summer Stuff. jv .'. imrtBV- K-:-o-:rs:w:x-iio-:5:-o-:c o:ooxvO'0-:o-o-:Ho Fourth was a Your Boy WOULD BE MUCH COOLER WITH OXE OF OUR 5 Wash Suits. ORIGINAL AXD NATTY DESIGNS, AND EXCLUSIVE AND HANDSOME PATTERNS IN WASH SUITS AT 50c, 75c, $1.00, $1.25, $1.50 53 Boys' Crash Pants two pairs for 25 cents. 3 fcy Heavier Crash Pants 25 cents a pair. . . . jg) E. J. FENTON & CO. O.OTIHEUS II.TTEnS 3 Clothing made to order. Outfitters 0 $ 0 $ $ 6 V . $ $ 0 ? n A Carni. Si poiat. 7T