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THE WINDHAM COUNTY REFORMER, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1002.
Heywood Shoes Wear:"
We haw four lines of this well known
make which we are closing out at surpriit
ingly low prices.
Read These Bargains,
FRENCH ENAMKL, extension
sole, Kangaroo top. One of our
late winter styles. Our $.r grade
VK'I, heavy sole, anil a BOX
CALF with heavy extension
sole. Both bargains at the reg
ular price which was 94..10,
VK'f with light sole, which
has been one of our best sell
ers. Our regular $4 grade.
In case you have never worn
a HEYWOOD this will
give you a good op
portunity to test
them.
J. E. HAYNES.
90 Main Street.
SOlindham (! oimtii Jlfforntf r
ANNOtNCK.MKM'li,
For Sale A second band sewinif machine.
51 Main street. 0-lt
LOCAL NOTES AND GOSSIP.
A Good Provider!
Knows where to go for his prov
ender. If you come to our store
you get the best and the most of
it for the money in every kind of
groceries.
We sell better
Tea and Coffee
for the same price than any store
in town.
F. C. CLARK.
Prices:
Let us quote you a few.
Beef, Iron and Wine, 50c pint.
Com p. Syrup Hypophosphitc, Cue pint.
(Fellows Formula.)
Syrup of White Pine and Tar, 2 Cc bottle
Full 4 oz. bottle.
Bay Rum, 4Cc pint
These are only a few. We should be
p leased to quote you at any time.
Give us a call.
BROOKS HOUSE PHARMACY.
n ii.i.i-i i'ii'ii "
PitbMrgVallPaperCo
You Buy
Ex c I u -siveness
of design when you buy
wall paper here.
We sell the Pittsburg
papers. The Pittsburg
Patterns are not duplicated
in any other make.
We can reasonably guar
antee you that the pattern
you choose will be exclu
sive. You will not see it in
every house you go.
You know what exclu
siveness in interior decor
ations is worth.
And Pittsburg Wall Pa
pers cost no more than
cheaper kinds.
Ready any time to show
you latest ideas.
MORRIS & GREGG.
76 Main Street.
0 XUINJ" TO AZjIj.
We are desirous of placing our new household
article in every borne and make a special offer
to anybody who cuts out this ad and returns it
to us with'the name of the paper, by giving him
the occasion toget one atisolutelv free off charge.
THE WILHF.LMI'S COMPANY, Park Bow
Building, New York, X. Y.
If you want pood roads, vote for
D. P. Prescott Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. TJllery will en
tertain the Sonnabend club tomorrow
evening.
Lawyer Arthur C. Spencer has been
admitted to practice in the United
States Circuit courts.
The Ladies' Aid society of the
Episcopal church met weth Mrs. George
F. Gale Monday afternoon.
The hearing in the case of Charles
Bartlett against D. P. Prescott was
continued last week until May 5.
That soul stirrinsr song "Scots
Wha line" will be sung by the chorus
of the "The Kilties" ut the Auditor
ium Mondav afternoon and evening
March 10.
It is unnecessary to dwell upon the
merits of "The Fast Mail, " which will
be seen at the Auditorium tonight. Its
success beth in England and America
is sufficient guarantee that patrons of
the Auditorium will receive their
money's worth
Erastus Kenney, 75, who died in
Williunif burg, Mass., last week, was a
brother of Androw Kenney of West
Brattleboro and father of George Ken
Dev of Guilford. Mr. Kenney was a
veteran of the civil war and hud buen
an invalid for many years.
The hearing in the case of Israel
Hall, who was brought to Vermont a
week ago Saturday, has been contin
ued indefinitely on account of the ill
ness of Mr. Hall who is at Newfane
jail. There will probably be no pre
liminary hearing in the matter.
Charles E. Glidden, while on his
way to Hruttleboro from his home on
the Putney load recently, saw a deer
near the slate quarry just above the
crossroads. The animal crossed the
road only a short distance ahead of
the horses and seemed little frightened.
At the Universalist church next
Sunday morning, the pastor will begin
his second annual series of Lenton sermons-
The general subject is "Clos
ing Events in tne lite or Llirist.
The specific topics are : "Christ and
the Last Supper, " "Christ and Geth.se
mane, " "Christ and Pilate" and
( Easter) "Christ and the Cross."
A joint session of the Brattleboro
Woman's club will be hold at. the
Brooks House narlors this evening at
8. o'clock, as guests of Miss Gordon.
There will be a lecture upon Civil Ser
vice .Reform by Miss Helen A. Whit
tier who is vice president of the Mas
sachusetts State Federation of Wo
man's clubs and an interesting speak
er. All interested in the subject ate
invited to be present.
Rev. O. H. Palmer of Stratton has
been in town this week to start a move
ment on Stratton mountain to mark
the place where Daniel Webster spoke
to the people of Bennington and Wind
ham counties in 1810. The project is
one that has been in the minds of
Stratton citizens for a long time and
Mr. Palmer is endeavoring to interest
people. At present the only landmark
which marks the spot where ths famous
orator stood is a weatlierbeaten tree
stump which sooner or later will yield
to the elements. J ,' " i -
The funeral of the late Charles A.
Tripp was held Saturday afternoon at
3 o'clock at the Episcopal church,
Rev. E. T. Mathison officiating. The
bearers were Dr. D. P. Webster, Col.
H. E. Tavlor. C. H. Grant, A. W.
Roel, C. W. Puffer and E. L. Cook.
A large delegation from' Wantnstiquet
lodge, I. O. O. F. , was present and
acted as escort to the cemetery and a
number were present from Columbian
lodge, F. &. A.. M. The burial was in
the family lot in Prospect Hill ceme
tery. The services were largely at
tended and there were many floral trib
utes. --"The Fast Mail," which comes to
the Auditorium tonight, contains a
number of surprises in scenic effects
which have never before been produced
on any stage, as well as the mechani
cal illusions which were formerly given
in this, the greatest of all railroad
plays. The complete freight train of
14 cars, illuminated caboose and prac
tical working engine ; the flight of the
fast mail running at the rate of 40
miles an hour; a scene depicting Ni
agara Falls by moonlight, and a real
istic steamboat race on the Mississip
pi river are among the novel effects
shown.
It has been decided by the officers
of the Vermont National Guard to have
the trophy cup for rifle shooting again
put in competition for the coming
year. Xne matter fias Been suonuttea
to the company commanders by Col.
Estey and they have decided to con
tinue the competitive shoots. There
will be a change in the method of com
petition. Formerly the several com
panies have visited the range on one
day during muster and the company
having the highest average won the
pup. lnis year tne snooting will De
done on the ranges in the towns where
the companies are located and the one
having the highest average at the close
of the season will hold the cup for one
year.
Dr. Joseph B. Holland, who died
recently in Boston where he had been
foi treatment, was born near Brattle
boro July 11, 18:50, the son of Samuel
and Mary Phillips Holland. He was a
graduate of both academic and medi
cal departments of Dartmouth college
and for a short time was principal of
the famous Westfield. Mass., academy.
He was in business as a wholesale
publisher and bookseller since 1808 at
New York, Chicago and Galesburg. He
was also editor of Bradley's Atlas, one
of the largest and most complete ever
published. For years he was associat
ed with G. P. ' Putnam & Sons and
with D. Appleton 4 Co. of New York,
and later with William Wood & Co. of
New York.
The Guilford streetbasket ball team
won from the Townshend aggregation
I Saturday evening in an exciting game.
At the end of tne first naif the score
stood 10 to 7 in TownsheDd favor but
by the superiority in defensive work
the Guilford street players won the
game with the score at end of game of
13 to 10., The Guilford street players
had the ball in their possession most of
the time but not being in good prac
tice were unable to make the most of
their chances. The line up:
(Juilford Street;
it. Stafford, rg,
C. CVwne. lxr.
L. Stafford, c, c. Smith
Briccs. rf, l(f. Hanlv
R. Cne. If, rg. In-jlft
Goals from find. C. Coane. Bripe. L. Stafford
2, Spratnie 2, Hmrhes; goats from fouls, C.
and Blood. I ant.
Townhend
If, Mneue
. Huirn
Vote for Prescott and better roads.
Old Folks' dance at Melrose March
5. Admission 33 cents. adv.
Mrs. G. II. Clapp entertained her
Sunday school class ut her home Mon
day evening.
Mrs. P. R. Donahue, who died of
consumption at Rutland Friday after
an illness of nearly six years, was a
sister of Miss Carrie Waite of this
place.
The Skitchawaug tribe of Red Men
of Claremont. N. H.. will be the guests
of Quonektacat tribe this evening when
six warriors will na exulted to the chief
degree.
The meeting of the Alliance Study
class will be held at the Brooks House
reception room.Monday evening, March
3, at 7. 30 o'clock. Members and frionds
are welcome.
The opening reception of Mortis &
Gregg's new store in Greenfield, Mass. ,
was held lust evening from I until w
o'clock. There was a large attendance
and the women were presented with
souvenirs.
E. II. Brown hus sold his farm on
the Putney roiid to John Sheldon of
Greenfield. Mr. Sheldon's son George
will tuke possession of the farm at
once. Mr. Brown will dispose of 20
head of cattle, four horses and a quan
tity of household goods by auction
Saturday, March 8.
The regular monthly meeting of the
Audubon society will be held at the
home of Miss Maud Emerson, 12 Oak
street, Monday evening at 7.30. Miss
Kate Selleck will give the paper of the
evening. The next meeting of the Jun
iors will be held Wednesday ufternoon
in the high school building.
Twelve members of the class of '9G
of the High school met at the home of
Miss Minnie Scott Tuesday evening
and enjoyed a season of progressive
whist. The prizes were won by John
Stewart and Miss Marjorie White.
Several letters from out-of-town mem
bers were read, and two members,
Ralph W. Stoddard and Theodore F.
Adams, were present from Springfield,
Mass.
Discussion has been revived again
this woek regarding the proposed dam
across the Connecticut river a partial
survey for which was made in 188.1. It
is claimed bv the present agitators
that between $l,!i()0 and ir.,0U0 will be
needed to complete all surveys and
specifications, and the power that, the
dam would produce hus been est imated
hv clitlerent persons at from 1U,IXJ to
20, 000 horse power.
Funeral services over the, body of
Miss Grace Davis, who died in North
ampton, Mass. , iFridny as the result of
an operation for appendicitis, were
held Sunday afternoon at the home of
her father, Fnl Davis, on High street,
Rev. F. E. Marble officiating. The
bearers were Frank Milkey, Walter
Timson, Christopher McCourt and
William Corey. The body was placed
in the vault at Morningside cemetery.
Judge William C. Holbrook wasone
of the justices of the court of special
sessions in New York, who with Dis
trict Attorney Jerome paid tribute in
court Monday to the memory of Mrs.
John A. Foster, the "Tombs Angel, "
so-called, who lost her life in the re
cent Park Avenue fire. Judge Hol
brook was the presiding justice and
spoke eloquently of the noble life of
"this geutlo and trnnscendently hu
mane woman" who did so much for
the friendless erring and wayward.
Mrs. M. F. Mallory of Springfield,
Mass., who has been for several years
in Ashville, N. C, working in the in
terests of a New England home for
consumptives, is in Brattleboro this
week in behalf of the worn she has
taken up. Mrs. Mallorv bearsetters
of recommendation from Dr. S. Wes
tray Battle, n distinguished authority
in lung diseases, Rev. McNeely Du
boso, rector of Trinity church, and
others fin the ground. They indorse
the need of a home or boarding house
whero consumptives of small means
from the North, can find a refuge and
proper care.
News has been received that Mr.
and Mrs. E. N. Brooks, of Seattle,
Wash., both formerly of Vernon and
Fitchburg, Mass.. and who also have
many friends here, started February 17
for a visit to their New England
friends. They are accompanied bv
Mrs. Brooks' brother, C. I. Davis,
formerly also of Vernon and Fitchburg,
who has been spending the past eight
months in Seattle for the benefit of
his health, which has been much ben
efited. The party will spend some
time on the journey stopping over as
Portland, Ore., San Francisco, Los
Angeles, New Orleans, Washington
and New York.
Over 100 covers were laid at the
Brooks House Wednesday evening for
the banquet given by the Congregation
al club at its first regular "Ladies
night. " Members of the club and their
guests gathered in the parlors early in
the eveningand aflera short session of
sociability adjourned to the dining
room where two hours were spent in
the discussion of the excellent ban
quet. The post prandial part of the
program consisted of a concert by the
well known Harvard quartet of Bos
ton. This organization is one of the
best of its kind in the country and the
music which it furnished was of a high
order. The members are not only i-n
quartet work but are also soloist of
ability.
Mrs. Margaret Garrity. wife of
Anthony Garrity, whose present resi
dence is in Newfane jail where he is
awaiting trial on the charge of crimi
nal neglect of his child, narrowly es
caped being seriously burned about
midnight Saturday. She took a hot
flat iron to bed with her and the tem
perature of the metal was such that
the hedclothing was set afire. Mis.
Garrity's screams awoke some of the
neighbors and the bed clothing and
tick were thrown into the road. . A
still alarm was sent the engine house
from the freight depot and the chemi
cal engine responded. Mrs. Garrity,
who seemed to be suffering from ex
citement and exposure, rode up town
on the back of the engine and was
given lodging at Mrs. Bushnell'g.
One of the articles on the town meet
ing warrant which should have, the
careful thought of all voters is that per
taining to the library approbation.
This has generally been S1200 but at
the coming meeting $100 more will be
requested. The additional amount is
wanted on account of the need of an
assistant librarian. The trustees of
the libiary have had the matter in
consideration for some time, and can
secure the services of a woman who
has been educated in the library school
of Pratt institute, Brooklyn, for t'J0
a year. Within the past few years the
requirements of a librarian have ad
vanced greatly and to do the work
properly today a special education is
absolutely essential Since the libra
ry was built in 1888 its number of
books has trebled and the proper ser
vice cannot be given without an aasist-
Vote for Prescott and better roads.
Miss Charlena Powers hus bought
a promising brown colt of parties in
Chesterfield, N. II.
The Knights and Ladies of Honor
will hold a special meeting in Red
Men's ball Monday evening.
A. V. May has soli for Martin
Bailey 11 building lots in Athol, Mass. ,
to R. II. Brough of Springfield, Mass.
Town meeting comes on Tuesday
next. The polls will be open ut 0
o'clock. Vote for D. P. Prescott for
road commissioner.
The Brattleboro friends of Charles
II. Robb will be interested to know of
his appointment Tuesday as special
assistant attorney genorul. He had
made no application for the position.
All members of the Junior League
of the Methodist church are invited to
go on a sleighride which will be given
for that society, Saturday afternoon,
March 1. All children plannjng to go
are requested to meet at the church ut
3 o'clock.
Protective grange conferred the
third and fourth degrees on seven can
didates Saturday evening. There was
an unusually large attendance, about
23 being present from Winchester, N.
H. , as well as delegations from Vernon
and Guilford.
Manager Fox has secured Charles
Frohman's authorized version of that
great success and charming little com
edy, "The Little Minister," and it
will be seen here next Friday evening
presented by one of the strongest com
panies yet seen in this charming com
edy. The last of the Vermont Wheel
club's series of ladies' nights will be
held in the club rooms Tuesday even
ing. Entertainment will be furnished
by the Tuxedo club of Boston. This
trio has been beard before in Brattle
boro and i.s recognized as one of the
best organizations of its kind.
Town meeting will open promptly
at 9 o'clock. There will be two polling
places. Voters from A to L inclusive
will go to the booths on the side of the
hall and the remainder on the north
side. The board of civil authority
will be in session in the selectmen's
rooms tomorrow at 3 o'clock for the
purpose of making additions and cor
rections on the check list.
The Christian Endeavor society of
the Uongregotionul church gave a
I Washington party in the chapel Sat
urday evening. the entertainment
consisted of charades illustrating the
titles of books and a number of mu
sical selections by the Christian En
deavor orchestra. There was a good
attendance and the entertainment was
enthusiastically received.
The Duughters of the American
Revolution are to have an evening of
military whist Thursday, March (i, at
7.30 p. m. It promises to be a very
attractive affair, beiug novel and dis
tinctively of a military nature. The
tables are to represent different forls
and tho moves are to be made to the
call of a bugle. Small flags are to be
run up as the points are made. It is
to be held in Festival hall, which will
afford umple room for extensive deco
rations, and the gallery a place for
those who do not plav to witness tho
striking features.
It is a pleasure to announce that
we are to have "The Little Minister. "
The play has achieved the success of
the century. It will be presented by a
strong company at the Auditorium
next Friday evening. The remarkable
success it has met with is well known
in this city, and there have been a great
many inquiries as to whether it would
be seen here this season. 1 he novel
has been very widely read and the
dramatization tins been made by the
author, Mr. Barrie, who has, it is
said, made a beautiful play retaining
all of the peculiar characters and
types of the beautiful Scotch story.
Manager Fox's theatre-going pa
trons will have the opportunity of see
ing a remarkably good play next Fri
day evening when one of Churles Froh-
man s companies will present J. Jl.
Barrie's "Little Minister." Every
one who pretends to know auything
about plays and players has heard the
names or the kittle Minister and
Miss Maude Adams' linked, ond most
people know that one of the remarka
ble theatrical successes of this coun
try was due to Miss Adams' portrayal
of the part of "Babbie." Of course
Brattleboro people cannot expect to
see Miss Adams here, but they may be
sure of a strong company.
Homer Lorenzo Waterman, a native
of Jamaica, died at Vermillion, South
Dakota, eb. 15 He was born Oct. 8,
1822, and was the youngest child of
James and Nelly Waterman. His broth
ers and sisters all died before his de
cease. He married .Miss t ranees Cham
berlain, a daughter of Dr. Moses
Chamberlain of Jamaica, and after re
ceiving a good musical education un
der the best instructors of that time,
he moved West in 1851 and devoted his
time to teaching music in Illinois,
Iowa and later in South Dakota, with
great success. .Heengaged in farming
in the later years of his life. He left
eight children, all living in his vicinity.
Vote for Prescott and better rouds,
Rev. R. F. Lowe will lead the reg
ular Sunday afternoon meeting at the
X. M. C. A.
Kluw & Erlangor's production of
"Ben Hur" will begin a brief engage
ment at tho Uolomal theutre ut Boston
March 17.
A regular monthly meeting of the
board of directors of the Y. M. C. A.
will be held in the rooms Monday
evening.
Prescott promises us good roads if
elected. The whole town should turn
in and elect him. He can't do worse
and might do better.
J. E. Jacobs is now ready to sup
ply all who may wish with home made
bread, rolls, doughnuts, cakes, cook-
A fair sized audience was present
at the annual gymnastic exhibition of
the physical classes of the Y. M. C. A.
which was held Wednesday evening.
The program consisted of drills with
dumb beBs and Indian clubs, work on
the different apparatus and floor work
such as tumbling. All who participated
in the entertainment were exceeding
ly healthy specimens of youth and
young manhood and in some advanced
work their muscular control was little
short of marvelous. Aside from the
work of the regular classes a baton
drill was given by eight young women
and H. Ii. Horton gave an exhibition
of illuminated club swinging. The
exhibition was highly successful as a
means of judging the results of the
work, and the senior and junior di
rectors, II. R. Horton and Richard
Averill deserve credit for the arrang
ing of the affair.
The Brattleboro Woman's club en
joyed an evening of music Monday.
Miss Emma Gregg read an interesting
paper upon the life of Wagner. The
story of the two operas of Tannhauser
and lbengrin were read by Mrs. eb
ster and Mrs. DeWitt. Illustrative
music was given by Mrs. Pratt, Mrs.
Hubbard and Mr. Miller, and included
Tannhauser's Prayer, Elizabeth's
Prayer for Tannhauser's Forgiveness,
Elizabeth's Prayer, Wolfram's Song
to the Evening Star, Tannhauser's
Story, Swan Song from Lohengrin,
King's Prayer, Elasa's Love Song,
Song of the Holy Grail and Lohen
grin s Farewell oong to hlsa. A quar
tette of ladies, Mrs. Hubbard, Miss
Gregg, Mrs. Xandry and Mrs, Bacon
sang the Spinning Song from the FIving
Dutchman. Mrs. Know I ton and .Miss
Stewart accompanied the singers. The
musicians who contributed so gener
ously to the entire evening's program,
were thoroughly appreciated by mem
bers and guests of the club.
ies, pies, &c. , at 47 Main street. adv,
The W. C. T. U. held their meeting
at u ran go hall last Thursday. The
next meeting will be held at the Y. M.
C. A. rooms next Thursday afternoon
at 2 0 clock.
A Brattleboro despatch in the New
York Sun under tbo head of "An
Opera Bouffe Railroad" tells of the
trials und tribulations of the narrow
gauge railroad.
Twenty of the marching staff of
Protective. grange will eo to Westmin
ster next Friday evening to attend the
working of the third and fourth ue
grees on 15 candidates.
The U. S. grand jury in session at
Burlington since Tuesday, reported
yesterday seven true bills found and
two not found and the court adjourned
to Murch 31 at Brattleboro,
A reception to the junior members
of the Y. M. C. A. will be given in
the rooms next Wednesday evening I
when Kev. J. Jl. Iveneston will give an
illustiuted talk to the boys.
The regular monthly meeting of
the Woman's auxiliary of the Y. M. C.
A. will be held in the association
rtxns Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock.
Mrs. C. S. Clark will read a paper.
Mrs. D. L. Herriek has bought the
millinery business of Mrs. F. H. Morse
and will tuke possession immediately.
She will have a sale of trimmed hats
preparatory to putting in a new stock
of goods.
Among the 800 delegates who at
tended the national congress of the D.
A. R. at Washington last week were
Mrs. J. J. Estey, Mrs. A. G. Cobb,
Miss Maria Sledman and Miss Jennie
B. Slate of this town.
Mrs. J. J. Estey was re-elected state
regent of the Daughters of the Amer
ican Revolution at their congress at
Washington this week and Mrs. F.
Stuart Strannhau of St. Albans was
elected assistant state regent.
Tickets for Uncle Si Wednesday
evening go on sale at Miller's candy
store Tuesday morning, 25 cents. No
reserved seats will be sold at the door.
The play will be followed by a dance,
tickets 25 cents, ladies 10 cents. adv.
Mr. and Mrs. John C. Henkel gave
a progressive whist party Tuesday
evening at their home on Estev street.
The royal prize was won by Mrs. Ches
ter Ssargent and the booby bv .Mrs.
Hawley Sandera Refreshments were
served,
Windham County Pomona Grange
will meet with Vernon Grange, Thurs
day. March C. Morning session, 11
o'clock; afternoon session, 1.45. The
train leaves Brattleboro at 10.45. The
hall is opposite the Central park sta- !
turn. jMla A. h-ames, Sec.
The Brattleboro Woman's club will
hold its next meeting March 7, from 4
until ti o'clock, at the Baptist chapel.
The art of music is the subject and
the life of Verdi the composer will be
given by Miss Newton and readings by
Mrs. Hamilton and Miss Stockwell.
"The Wise Guy" begins contribu
ting to the Reformer this week and
will hereafter discuss local matters in
accordance with his ideas. His ideas
may not always agree with those of
other people, but he will endeavor to
be fairminded in the consideration of
everything. Readers should remember
his text "If the coat fits put it on. "
The old neighborhood whist club
to tho number of 20 held a special
meeting with Mrs. W. H. Corser Fri
day evenit-g. The rooms were deco
rated with palms, potted plants, ferns
and cut flowers. Refreshments of
chicken salad, breadsticks, lemonade,
cake, salted almonds, candy and ice
cream were served. The prizes, an or
ange spoon und silver-topped pencil,
were won by Mrs. Grace Holden and
F. I. Swift respectively.
A delightfully informal affair was
the tea given by Mrs. E. H. Putnam to
the Daughters of th American Revo
lution Saturday afternoon from 3 until
5 o'clock. Tho parlors were very taste
fully decorated with American flags.
The dining room was daintily ar
ranged, yellow daffodils forming the
chief decoration. Mrs. C. r. Bing
ham and Mrs. W. H. Corser presided
at the table and were ably assisted by
Misses Thorn, Allen, Knight and
Mrs. Louise Hackley. Mrs. E. R.
Pratt, in her own inimitable way, fa
vored the ladies with the reading of
two Canadian dialect poems which
were highly enjoyed. About 40 were
present.
The sudden death is announced of
the bright and attractive little daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Johnson at
Wichita, Kan., where thev went from
Greenfield last month. Mr. Johnson
accepted a iwsition offered him as pro
fessor of biology in Fainnount college
and hoped the change of climate
would prove beneficial to the child
who suffered from a serious bronchial
trouble. She seemed to be improving,
but was taken with measles and 11 1
though very ill, was Monday pro
nnnnreil nut. of dnnirpr bv the nfivqi.
cian. Her death Wednesday morning
was therefore sudden and unexpected.
She was an only child. Mr. Johnson
belongs to an old Vernon family, be
ing the son of Jerome Johnson, and
Mrs. Johnson was formerly Miss Nel
lie Benson, a niece of George Benson
of this village.
At a recent meeting of fire insur
ance companies held in New York city
a resolution was adopted providing for
an advance in rates throughout the
United States east of the Rocky moun
tains, with the exception of New York
city and immediate vicinity. This ac
tion was due, primarily to the large
losses during the past year and has
tened by the Patterson and Waterbury
conflagration. It was agreed that
throughout the country named rates
shall be. advanced 25 per cent, on mer
cantile blocks except such as are oc
cupied as dwellings above the ground
floor, and on frame store buildings :
also on all manufacturing risks and
other special hazards which have not
been rated under revised and approved
schedules within one year. None of
tne local agents have been notified of
this advance but it had been known
that rates were going up.
Don't throw away your Tote for
road commissioner vote for D. P.
Prescott.
Is Our PRICE for a GOOD
COLDEN BIRCH
CHAMBER SET.
I.
Large Bureau with 18x24 bevel plate Mirror, three drawei
Commode and full size Bed.
From $12.$0 our prices range all the way up to $12 .00.
. We are showing some beautiful designs in
QUARTERED OAK, V 2
CURLY BIRCH. j
BIRDSEYE MAPLE, and '
SOLID MAHOGANY.
J
EMERSON & SON. 1
Complete House Furnishers. j-
2 and 4 Main Street, Brattleboro, Vty
St
Lamson & Hubbard
Spring Style, 1902.
Tho Advance Stylos of .
are now with us. Very swell soft and stiff models de
signed for spring wear.
See Styles in our South window. a
E. J. FENTON & CO.
CLOTHIERS. HATTERS OUTFITTERS.
SCHORLII k JOHNSON.
MEATS AND PROVISIONS.
We carry at all times a full line
of choice Western Beef, Pork and
Veal. Fresh Turkeys each week.
Dressed Chickens always on
hand. Nice home-made Sausages.
Home rendered Lard. Sugar
Cured Hams. H. L. Handy's
Breakfast Bacon. Bologna and
Frankfort Sausages. Dried Beef.
Pork Scraps. New lot of Sauer
Krout. Blood Sausage and Liver
Wurst. Head Cheese, fresh
each week. Cabbage, Beets,
Turnips. A choice line of Can
ned Goods.
Careful attention to orders and
prompt delivery. If you are not
satisfied try us for a time.
W ANTED At. highest Cash prices, Veal,
Chiekens. Fowls and fresh Kpjrs; also lleef
Hides. Horse Rides, l'elts and skins.
force!
$
HAVE YOU FORCE CARDS?
THEY ARE WORTH 10c. TO YOU !
We have about 500 out which
we would like to get in at once.
No more issued after March 1st.
TRUCKING.
I have this day purchased the entire teaming,
and trucking- business of J. A. Tayloh. Its
capacity and efficiency will be Increased by the
addition of new teams and equipments. I shall
give the entire business my personal attention
and all work entrusted to me will be handled
with promptness and care.
Telephone call: 14923.
LUCIUS ADAMS.
At E. Crosby & Cos Warehouse,
From 7 to 6.
FISH.
We have a complete line ,of
Salt and Canned Fish, Salt Sal
mon, Salmon Trout, Mackerel,
whole Codfish, boxes and pack
ages, Canned Salmon, Clams, Lob
ster, Sardines, imported and do
mestic. Fresh Celery, Lettuce & Spinach.
J. E. CLEASON,
32 Elliot Street.
PROVENDER
S26.95 per ton.
It's a Bargain.
Try Some.
"Ol'B MARKET LETTER
this week mentions facts re
garding the Financial Situation;
Rock Island.Metmpolitan, Union
Pacific, Southern . Pacific and
Amalgamated. We would be
pleased to mail you a copy.
HAY,
OATS,
MEAL,
SHAVINGS
VALLEY- GRAIN CO.
FLAT STREET.
CASH PAID
FOR
HIDES. SKINS, PELTS
& LIVE POULTRY".
W.F. RICHARDSON k CO.

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