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THE WINDHAM COUNTY RGFOIUIElt, FRIDAY, MAY 2:1, 1002.
??????? Judge the Question of Low Prices and Good Value. Tlicro are two sides to the Inlying question. On one side is QUALITY, On tlie other side Is PRICE. We aim to combine, as far lis possi ble, 1 1 10 good of each for the benefit of the appreciative. Yon need OXFORDS this warm weather. If you have never worn them try a pair anil find out what real comfort is. Ladies' - 98 cents to $4.00 Men's $1.50 to $4.50 ffiilimlham ((ounti) Reformer LOCAL NOTES AND GOSSIP, J. E. HAYNES. Pack Away Winter Clothing. CAMPHO NAPTHALINE ! Cheaper than Camphor. Not the odor of Moth Balls. 25c lb. BROOKS HOUSE PHARMACY. i,iM-..i.li.n CREAT MILLINERY INDUCEMENTS IN Stock, Styles and Prices, at IMx- HUNT'S. (Over II. H. Thompson's Jewelry store.) ml tr.MUSTARDJ BIG CUT IN HEINZ'S PRESERVES. To close out these goods will at the following prices: My price. 3 crock preserved Cherries, 72c, 3 " " Strawberry, 65c, 3 " " Raspberry, 65c, 3 ' rineapple, 65c, 5 ' " Strawberry, $1.00, Preserved Quince in bulk, pet lb. 5c, Mince Meat, per lb. IOC, licinz Tickles in bottles, IOC. sell Were 80c (5c 1.10 20c 10c We carry a (nil line of HEINZ'S goods. F. C. CLARK. MILLINERY. M o have ordered a large line of Chillrens Sun itunnotfl in all sizes, French Caps, white and colored P K Hats which launder so well, lim-lin Tains for baity boys, and various other (V! table things in children's head wear. Wr have a few muslin and straw hats for thilcln-n which we carried over. The Prices were from 25c to $1.00. Shall sell them all at 25 cents. DONNELL&DAVIS. D. M. BROSNAHAN Has purchased the Livery Stable and Business of W. O. Powers, and will run A HACK TO ALL TRAINS Orders left at Brooks House will receive prompt attention. :: :: Special attention given to board ers and transients. CEMETERY WORK! Marble and Granite Monuments, Statuary, l ine Tarred work, etc., cleaned and restored to their original fine hard surface. Satisfaction guaranteed.' Drop a postal. F. M. BERLIN. Whooping cough is proving an epi demic in town. John linker has sold to out-of-town parties tlio juicing mnre owned by Percy Jones. The women of the Baptist church will hold a cuke sale in the church parlor tomorrow afternoon. About fil couples attended the dance which was given in Grange hall Friday evening by E. G. Pratt. Brattleboro and Rennington are the only two places in Vermont to secure Frank Daniels and his company in Miss Simplicity. The Ladies' Aid society of the Episcopal church will hold a tea and sale at the home of Mrs. B. 1). Harris Wednesday, June 4, from 4 to 6:110. Daniel Moriarty is making a fine recovery from the operation which, de spile his three score years and ten, was performed upon him by Dr. Lynch, for sarcoma of the inferior maxillary. A. V. May's agency has sold for C. L. Griffin, administrator of the Frank Grillin estate, the 4t)0-acre farm in Halifax, the best farm in town, to F. E. llattey, the manager of the L. M. Houghton deer farm. Mrs. C. F. R. Jenne and Mrs. C. H. Thompson were elected delegates from the Brattleboio Woman's club to the annual meeting of the State Feder ation of Woman's clubs which will be held in Waterbury next October. Mrs. J. 15. Randoll has sold her needle factory to Harry Freeman, who began running the plant Monday. Mr. Freeman has been employed in the fac tory for several vcars. His brother, George Freeman, of Philadelphia, is expected to come here and act ns su perintendent. The league baseball game tomor row will no doubt draw a large crowd as both the teams which are to play, Dunham Hrothersand the V. M. C. A., have won previous games. The associa tion has ordered new uniforms of bris- i tol gray and red for its nine and they hope to receive them in time for tomor ! row's contest. Fletcher D. Proctor, the marble candidate for governor, and E. K. ! Morse, his chief of staff, were in town I Saturday to meet the Proctor workers of Windham county, bessions were held in the Brooks House before and after dinner and plans for the final work before) the caucus of tomorrow evening were laid. An advance copy of the program of "Miss Simplicity," the new operat ic comedy in which Frank Daniels is to appear here Thursday evening, states that the electrical effects for the pro duction are by one Per Lee Sibila. It would be interesting to know whether the owner of this electrical cognomen were Chinese, Boer or b uipino. The case of II. C. March vs. C. S. Wilkins of Dummerston was heard by Justice J. II. Merrifield Wednesday. It was nn action for id borrowed money and e8 for services, the defendant claiming an offset for board. Lawyers It. G. Barber and E. W. Gibson ap peared for the plaintiff, and Lawyer A. 1". Sehwenk for the defendant. Brattleboro chapter. Daughters of the American Revolution, met at the Brooks House Tuesday evening. Mrs. Levi K. Fuller gave a paper on the in dustries of the 18th century and Mrs. George F. Barber gave a paper on the amusements of the same period. Both were very interesting. After the tran saction of the usual business, a par liamentary drill was given by Miss Susan Clark. The l.")t h wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. John C. DeWitt was very enjoyably celebrated Saturday evening at their" home on Canal street, the guests being the members of the two 58 clubs of which Mr. and Mrs. DeWitt are members. The evening was spent in plaving 58, there being six tables, and refreshments were served. Mr. and Mrs. DeWitt were given a very sub stantial remembrance in cut glass. A meeting of the executive com mittee of the local baseball league was held Friday evening when it was de cided to bar all non-resident members of the various organizations from play ing on the teams. This ruling was made to obviate any tendency toward professionalism which might arise. It was also decided that after the next meeting of the committee no new mem ber of any organization or employe of any firm in the league may play in any of the leagues without authority from the executive committee. . Ezra C. Wilcox, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. Wilcox of this town, was mar ried Tuesday noon to Sadie A. Wright, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Abbott Wright of Greenfield. The ceremony was performed by Dr. F. K. Marble of this ulace, assisted by Kev. E. II. Sherwin of Greenfield, and took place at the home of the bride's parents. The bride is a lSMJO graduate of the Greenfield high school and the groom graduated from Miss Sawyer's piivate school in Brattleboro. Mr. and Mrs. Wilcox will live in Greenfield where he is manager of the New Vork bargain store. During the run of the Frank Dan iels company in New York iD "Miss Simplicity," an observant newspaper writer cailea attention tome iuet mat the Daniels chorus in this piece is the hardest worked organization of the kind that had ever been there. By count, he found that there were 2!) musical numbers with ensemble effects in which all or part of the chorus were called upon for their services in the way of dancing, marches or some oth er form of up-to-date musical comedy evolution. Changes of costume are frequent and this writer admitted that it puzzled him to discover how the merry, merry chorus girl stood the hard work. A. L. Blair, superintendent of the Brattleboro Jelly company, has made a permanent contract with the Clyde Kraut company of Clyde, O., to han dle its entire output of cucumber pick les. Harry J. Kimball, who went to Clyde last year to superintend the packing, has been given an interest in the business and will continue to have charge of that part of the work. The Clyde Kraut company is erecting a new factory which will have a capacity of about G,lKIO barrels, the estimated product of 1(10 acres of cucumbers which have been contracted for this season. Mr. Blair has also made ar rangements to handle the entire prod uct of the fickle factory at Canastota, X. V., w hich will have about lot) acres from which to pick. Ralph Cain will go to Canastota to remain from July until .September to superintend the salting of the goods which will be sold direct to wholesale pickle pack ers. About 30 acres of cucumbers have been contracted for in this vicin ity but that is only about half the nec- Rev. F. W. Lewis will deliver the Memorial day address in Vernon. The Spanish war veterans are in vited to attend the Congregational church Sunday. The American house is being thor oughly renovated and refurnished and will be opened to the public about June 1. A largo force of Italians came to Brattleboro Monday to help lay the third rail from the depot to West river bridge. Rev. George F. Sutherland of Drew Theological seminary will preach in the Methodist church next Sunday morning. The Boston it Maine commission ers passed through here Tuesday in their private car on uu inspection tour of the road. The Sunshine society will hold a Kaffer Klastch at the homo of Mrs. J. E. Hall on Chapin street, Thursday, May 28, from 4 to 0. Mrs. G. II. Smith, milliner, be gins her annual offering of huts, flow ers, etc., for 2.c. each, tomorrow at H o'clock. A few hats still left far 82 and jCi. - adv. Miss Maud Young entertained a party of friends at whist Wednesday evening. I lie rooms were prettily trimmed with potted plants and cut flowers and refreshments were served. A delegation of local members of Mt. Sinai temple, Order of the Mystic Shrine, went to White River Junction yesterday to attend a regular meeting of the temple. Several candidates were initiated. The suit against Charles Cushman for selling intoxicating liquor which came up on second continuance Mon day, was nol prossed by Lawyer R. C. Bacon on account of the stale's inabil ity to secure its witnesses. A regular meeting of the Vermont society, United States Daughters of 1812, was hehl last Thursday with Mrs. Nellie W. Proutyat her home on South Main street. After the usual routine of business, the meeting closed with a i sociul hour. Rev. Thomas Cain of Windsor will lead the Sunday afternoon meeting at the Y. M. C. A. W. E. Pellerin has sold his cottage at Spoll'ord lake to F. L. Burnett and A. W. Rockwell. The Twentieth Century whist club will hold its last meeting for the sea son ut T. A. Austin's Tuesday evening. Work will commence at once on the house which Mrs. E. 11. Chase will build on the site of the Park house. It will be colonial in design. :C. R. Crosby who was called as a juror at the session of the IT. S. court at Windsor, was excused from serving by Judge Wheeler on Wednesday. Tomato plants.' I have the largest and best varieties to select from in the county. Peter S. Chase, 8 Chestnut St., Brattleboro, Vt. adv. 20-2t Capt. Hobson whose lecture pleaded so many Brattleboreans last week has been appointed naval constructor at the Nixon shipyard at Elizabethport, X. J., where lie will have charge of four naval vessels of different types now un der course of construction. The body of Clara C. Stone, 21, who died in Boston Wednesday arrived here yesterday at 1 o'clock. The funeral will be held lit 2:.'iU a. m. to-day at her late homo here, Rev. F. E. Marble of ficiating. She was the daughter of Charles Stone of Centreville. The cases of state vs. Edward Gon yer, Peter Orcutt and Leon Canedy, who are serving sentences for perjury were not argued in the Supreme court, as expected, and it is said that an ef fort will be made, instead, to secure, their pardon from the governor. Frank A. Flaggwill commence his summer ice cream business at the "Whetstone cafe"' tomorrow, with a full line of creams and the famous French sherbets of last season. He has secured the services of Richard Simins, formerly a Lynn caterer, and will at tend to catering in all branches. adv. A uiver, wilb his assistant, sent by George W. Townseud, submarine diver, engineer and contractor, Boston, has this week examined the unilerpin- PERSONAL AND SOCIAL. C. O. Miiynuril spent Sunday in town. Sirs. Warren Hanks is visiting In Tovvnshend. Sirs. A. K. Wood rciurncd from Harre Friday. II. 0. llurber went tn Rutland on business Mon day. 1M-. A. I. Miller went to New York Tuesday on business. b. 1. Taylor lias been in Hartford oti business tills week. Mrs. .lames Conland is spending a few days at .Naliaut. Maud Carlton (joes to ttprlugllcld tomorrow ..i ..,;.,.. i.: ...... .. ., .1 , o TV 1 I . ' iiii"Hul i ii. v. . OJUIV-I ii. ii i iiii uiiiiL;nniiii viuyuui o. inuiii'is, ueiiu cm i ei in the overall factory of Hooker, Corser A; Mitchell, and Miss Edna E. Worden of Newfane, were married Monday after noon at the Uuiversulisf parsonage, Rev. R. K. Marvin performing the ceremony. After a short wedding trip they will live in Crosby block. About .'Ju of the neighbors of S. W. Kimball gave him a surprise party at liiu lirmm in Yurth M:in .jtreer. p'riibiv . .. i i held Wednesday evening f I'll I 111. I III' I II II 'IIS, I III I I If I 111! 11 in I .11 II i i . , . . . -"i" . . miniinor iiaiii nweiimr un iniitr.c icik : n birthi nr anniversary. 1 he visitors all . , ,, ,. . . , i : .i i , .1 igived by Kev. 1.. I. .Matt son. Mr i ! Murris brought their supper and spent the,6 .. ',,, '-; for a siiort visit. C. W. liunhalii lias irone fin a two weeks' tisli- liiK trip in Maine. fieo. hanycaw left Wednesday on a business trip to Middlcliury, Miss K. S. Npauldlngof Chesterlicld is visit ing Miss Helen Keyes. H. I.. Hincbain of Pennington was in town Monday for a lew hours. Miss Ktta Kairinan of Windsor visited ut Jred twills Wednesday. Miss Susan Houghton went Wednesday for a ween a stay ju .iiai 111010. Dr. Stearns of Hartford lias been spending a lew days with Dr. bawton. Miss May Min ion of Weston has been visiting Mrs. Charles Keaeh this week. Herbert Kliner of Hovkland is spending an early spring vacation in town. Clark 0. ritts has been in Windsor this week attending I'nitcd s tates court. P. W. (iiiiheeu of Albany. N". Y., madea siiort visit with his parents Monday. Mrs. A. H. Cobb returned Monday from a week's visit in Cambridge, N. Y. Miss Pessie Cain returned Saturday after a vij.it of two weeks in Itcnuington. lien. S. Seliutts ha been in Middlcliury and Montpt'licr this week on business. Mrs. 1. A. Woodbury returned Wednesday Horn a four weeks' stay in lloston. I Ivan (ioodale returned Monday from the j Massachusetts College of Pharmacy. ' F. K. Iteed of . Jacksonville ha been visiting J his brother, C. W. Heed, this week. ! Kichards Itrailley ol Huston is in town fora rew days, the guest of b is parents. Miss Sarah lirisvvold ha gone for an extended visit with her siter in Pennsylvania. Fred Williams of Springlleld, Maws., is spend ing a fen days with Maj. K. W. fluids. Mrs. (icorge Hall and Mrs. A.W. Shattuck visited in South Londonderry last week. .1. Harry Kstey returned from a bUfinehs trip in l'hilailelpliia'antl Haltimoie Sunday night. bonis Kllis has reftiiuieil his duties again in IMmhaiii llros.' store after an illni'ss of severai days. Jolin Tooiuey, who ha- been in Hang'.r, Me., this winter. pent Sunday in town witli his par ents. Miss Hertha Stockwell reunited work at. the DINING ROOM FURNITURE! There is probably not a store this side of Boston or Springfield that carries so large and varied a stock of Dining Room Furniture as we do. We are now showing over Thirty Designs in Sideboards. Prices range from $8.oo to $6o.oo. Ten Patterns in Artistic Buffets. $25.00 to $55.00. Eighteen Nobby Creations in China Closets. Costing from $13.00 to $50.00. Twenty-five Styles in Dining Tables. $4.50 and up some slick ones at $8.00 to $12.00. Twenty New Ideas in Dining Chairs. We have the best $1.00 chair ever shown, Box seats, $1.75 to $5.00. Sewing Tables and Butler's Trays. Always happy to show goods. EMERSON & SON. Everything for Housekeeping. 2 and 4 Main Street, Brattleboro, Vt; Wk.iiAi I o Tur tiie -m ni it A 4 NOW IS THE TIME TO PUT IN A The bridge committee will await an of- ; ,a, t'"'' M"iday alter several weeks 111- li.'ial report before taking any action in j I(i,.ll:ir,,.n of n.estown. x. 11., the matter. has been spending two weeks with relatives in Beausnnt Conunaiiderv held its reg- ; t"wn- ..I..,. in, . vc. i... a.i N. S, Howe, iiroiirietor ot the rrmcess hotel i 7. ' i .7 . : oernmila, has presented Past Commander D. A. i week. ! Young with a magnificent jeweled cross Mrs. W. !. Thnniimm of Caven.ii-h has l ei I of the order. About 25 members of the i'vMting Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Hutchelder thi ' ,.r...r foil l i i,,.i., ... V,ik .week. field Wednesday It will soon be hot and the kitchen unbearable with a coal stove. Kerosene is unclean and gasolene is absolutely dangerous. Gas Stoves are always ready for the match, do work quickly and well. Meat or fish will shrink 25 to 30 per cent, less cooked by gas than in other ways. No dirt, asnes, soot, clinkers; and economical. Come in and see them. BRATTLEBORO GAS LIGHT CO., t 11 visiting friends in town this 4 Ull I I LLUUIIU UNO LIUIII UU,, - UIIUOUI ULUUIXi d fler the ' -'r. and Mrs. Coy Howe of Athol are spend- atid .1. W. I.evenworth of are visiting I r. and Mrs. ANY CASE OF RUPTURE evening in sociability. .Mr. ami .urs. 1 .ul,l-,.-ui " ' "" i'""" i Marble Edward Kimball of Greenfield were i "inn, es.miiisier. whs ourne.i e.ines j Ml. ., M MrHm,.r stoddard of spring present at the celebration, i lli,J' night and Luther Wat kins. ')d ; ibid. Mass., are spending a few days with Mrs. mi r t ft .. .,' ' vears of age, wlio had wandered into it ; "owliy. -The awning 111 front of Gleasou ,;vhil(. intoxi,.aei,f was tnlnu.(, with it, Mrs. l.elan.1 and Mrs. .iri.wold of Soring. grocery store on Ell ot street s.brt, f , , ri.maininir. wilkins ' field. V, were the guests of Mrs. M. A. i isher itre Sunday morning bv a 1 ghted c gar 1 , , , . . , this week. butt and sufficient smoke was made to ?lli,),M'n. Til ""F f '.V''' . ' ! " w. Pie,,,- and daugh.er Ibden go in i: i-ui'viaci lu Nior piiiiii-ii me 11 1 - , to nillallelpllia next Wi-eK I or an extelltleil visit which caused his death. He leaves a I with friend. brother in the Brattleboro Retreat and: Martin Ausrin. who employed in a railroad give the impression of a sizable confla gration. The morning service in the Methodist church was interrupted by the blaze, but only for a short time as the fire was extinguished with a few pails of water. Brattleboro people who have seen Frank Daniels and his company in Miss Simplicity in the Boston and New York theatres pronounce it one of the very- best attractions on the stage to-day. Frank Daniels the only Frank and his entire company will appear here Thursday, May 2!l. Don't miss it it is positively the best thing ever given in the Auditorium. The United States civil service commission have ordered the examina tion for the positions of clerk and car rier in the local postollice postponed to June 11 hoping I hut at least five can didates will apply. Applications will be accepted up to the time of the ex amination. Applications may be ob tained from the secretary of the postal board at the postollice. A force of men began work Mon- ! day laving the third rail on tiie nar- j row gauge road be'woen the depot and j the West river bridge. When this stretch is completed there will be; a sister ill Westminster. At the 107th annual meeting of the general convention of state Con gregational churches and ministers, to lie held at Springfield, Vt., June 10- IL Kev. 11. K. .Miles of Brattleboro will speak Thursday morning on "Some Experiences nf our Churches During the Year, in Revivals." The annual meeting of the Vermout Do mestic Missionary so, iety and. Wo- mao s Home .Iissimar 1 union will also be held. Dr. II. D. Ilolinn has been in Westminster this week completing ar rangements with the citizens of that town for the locution of the tablet which will lie put on the site of the old courthouse where I he first blood of the Revolution was shed. The tablet will be furnished by the Brat 1 leboro Chapter, I). A. R., who will atlendtlie ceremony in a 1 mil v sometime eurlv in .September. Alfred S. Hull of Boston, will deliver the address at the unveil- 1 ing. The W. C, T. L. held a meeting; .vesteriliiv afternoon. The following; ' ollice in Itostou. silent Sunday w ith his fath ; James A. Austin. j Mr. and Mrs. I.. T. Mather of Springticl.l, ; Mass., spent several days in town recently w ith -Miss Su.an ilought'in. ' I Andrew March of Shelburne Falls. Mass., spent a few days in town Ihisweek with his brother, llallie'.Marcll. lion. II. II. Wheeler and District Attorney ,1. I.. Marlin have been attending I'nitcd Slates court at Windsor this week. Mrs. Frederick Hollir.xik. Miss Mary Calsit and Miss Carolyn Keyes have returned from a driving trip to Cornis'i.s,'. II. Mrs. Aduison liall went io Manchester. -N. II., Wednesday to visit her daughter, Mrs. Arthur Chillis, who is ill with ton-ihtis. Mrs. ,1. 1. Whitncv has retained from Han dolph accompanied I'v .Mrs. Ann llabcock, and both visited in Halifax yesterday. Kev. F. W. Lewis, with hi. w ife and daughter, were called to Northlleld, I., this week on ac count nl the death ot .Mrs. Lewis' father. Miss Zetia .I'.linsnn invites her friends to at tend a supper at her home Wednesday al ter noon, the proceeds to gu to the enion'ehureli. Mrs. Hussell Ty-un. who has been spending tew weeks witn ner par that does not require the surgeon's knife, we guarantee to hold or it costs you nothing. Years of experience and the larg est stock of Trusses in the State, enable us to guarantee a perfect fit in every possible case. GREENE'S DRUG STORE. 0 QUALITY COUNTS. 1. iiinl Ml-. Ilit li- lav f'r a "holt !t;iv broad gauge connection between Urat "V t V. r- ! en : Mrs. A. ('. A. Ware, Julia Hough- essary amount tleboro and the granite ipiarries at West Dummerston, and the railroad will be able to handle all the business of the granite company. Bingham chapter No. .'iO, (). E. S. . I is invited bv Golden Rule chapter of Putney to attend its next meeting Wednesday evening and join in sup per after the meeting. Members who have not reported intention of going can secure rides by giving names to O. E. Randall. The party will meet at Masonic hall at 5 o'clock as the teams will start promptly at ."i.'iO. The last meeting of the Brattleboro Woman's club for this season was held with Mrs. George S. Dowley last Fri day afternoon from 4 until 0 o'clock. A well planned program was arranged bv Mrs. E. S. Bowen. The club paper proved entertaining and amusing andj0( was well appreciated, tseverul members contributed to the paper. Miss Howe, nn honorary member of the club, sang two delightful songs. A collation was served by the committee and the re mainder of the afternoon was spent in sociability. The club will not meet again until October. Every smoker in Brattleboro will be glad to learn that Leonard A Roess have put in a full line of the celebrat ed Surbrug's tobaccos. Probably the best line manufactured in America. Thev have also put in a line of Wills London Brands the best English make of pipe tobacco. Come in and try a pipe full of these goods. We carry all the leading brands of Turkish and Egyptian cigarettes. "Bully" is the best o-cent cigar sold in Brattleboro lowed by an hour of dancing. and b lor de Castillo" tne very best 10-cent cigar. Our line of pipes is worth looking at. Leonard & Roess. adv. Warren Verne Tiason. only son of Timothy V. and Emma L. Eddy Ea son. died at their home, IS Central street. Wednesday, after a short illness of consumption. Unusual sympathy is felt for the family which death has frequently visited of late. Miss Mvr- telle, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eason, died of the same disease only a little over a year ago. Verne Eason was born April 9, ls74. in Vernop. where he lived until 11 years old, at tending the district schools of that town. Ihen be came to Brattleboro, entering the grammar grade, and grad uated from the High school at IS years of age. The following October he be came an attendant in a piivate retreat for the insane at Winchendon and.two years later learned the jeweler's trade in Mrs. U. II. Pratt's store in t itch- burg. In February, lHtil, after carry ing on the business for one year, he bought it and owned it at his death. He was a young man of promise and worth and his death is a loss to man v. The funeral will be held at the house at 2 p. m. today. Rev. Mr. Conkling of Fitxhburg, Universalist. officiating. Burial will be in Morningside ceme- ton, -Mrs. .lane Heed. .Mrs. L. L. Bard well. .Mrs. Myra Moore: alternates, .Mrs. Henry Tucker, Mrs. Alice Kim- ' ball. Mrs. Xancv llemenwav, Mrs. R. H. Baker, Mrs S. M. Ellis. There will be a basket picnic at Mrs. A. J. Steams'. 12 Washington fieet, at i o'clock Thursday. - -Mrs. Julius Johnson of Wichita, i Kansas, who with her husband, has ', friends and relatives here, died Satur- day morning after an operation for peritonitis with which she had been : suffering since May 7. Her body was brought to Greenfield, where her pur- ! ents and those of her husband live, i for burial. Funeral services were held; there yesterday afternoon. Mr. and I Mrs. Johnson lost their two years' u,, .l,.s were married Wednesday laughter last winter, but had re- ,, , the bride's home, comer of ceutly been gladdened by the birth of q. mj C'hase streets, Rev. II. R. another child. i Miles performing the ceremony, in Protective grange entertained 120 which the Episcopal ring service was visiting members at the regular meet- used. The wedding was quite infor ing Wednesday evening. Eleven dif-;nial, only relatives and a few friends ferent granges were represented, those; being present. The house was deco from the north. Bellows Falls, Rock- rated with running pine and apple ingham, Westminster and Westminster i blossoms. The bride's dress was white West, coming on the 4 :t(l train and re-; organdie trimmed with lace aud she turning on a special car at 11:15. jcarried bride loses. Mrs. Etta Sher Twelve candidates ieeeived the third; win played the wedding march as the and fourth degrees, the third being con- ! party took their places in a corner of lerreu nv tne woman s degree team, tne parlor, oeiore a curtain oi pine . aids Hradley, left W ednes in lloston. ' A. V. Childs of Manchester is in town for a . fewdays. Mr. Childs is making arrangements to spend the summer at Lake spoil, rd where lie w ill occupy a cottage. F. I.. Houghton leaves next week for Syra cuse. V V., where h" will atrend the annual : meeting of the II. dstein-l'tiesian association of Americaof which he is the secretary. Ceorge A. Kussell of Spi im:lield. Mass., has been chosen a member ol the executive cui luittee of the American Haptist union to till the vacancy caused bv the death of (icnelal.L ,1. Fstey." Miss Christine Hubbard is pursuing her stud- ies in vocal niiisicwith Mary Howe. Thefamous j HratlleU.ro sinuer having becnie interest,-,! in i Miss ll'ibbHrd's voice, sent for her t" come to see her, and gave her special encouragement as to her future as a singer. iircenticld (Jazette v" Courier. Leopold .1. Ketting, John .1. ltetting, W. F. (ioddard. A. Vv . lioel and 1-rank rerry arc in Ludlow this week attending the grand encamp- ; llienl of the Odd Fellows ,,i Vermont. A meet- , ing of the grand lodge was heldTucsday. the annual ban-plot took place Wednesday anil yes- 1 terdav L. J. Ketting gave an address ,,n the late past master, tieorge 11. Clark. i The Jones-Rice Weddiug. Howard Crosby Rice aud Amy Stet- ! To our extensive line of Organs and Pianos we have added the beautiful .:: :: :: :: JANSSEN PIANO. No Piano has created such a sensation during the year past as the Janssen. First Class and Ilih Grade, beautiful siuini tune, superb workmanship and all up-to-date improvements. It is not the finest piano in the world, but it is bet ter than any otln-r piano we know that is sold for so little. JANSSEN'S BEAUTIFUL WALTZ "For Love's Sweet Sake," Sent FKKE for the asking to all intending to pureliast' a Piano nr Organ. Estey Organs at $50, $60 and $75, and cheaper ones if desired. HI (OM HAXD 1'IANOS at very low price n. Stools, Scarfs and Instruction Honks in stock Tuning and Itepairing by expert workmen. Orders taken. THE EUREKA MUSIC LEAF TURNER, a Novelty, and the delight of pianists. Retail department. Mention The Reformer when writing, ESTEY ORGAN COMPANY. limit Iclioro, vt. Mrs. Fremont Hamilton, master, and the fourth by the regular officers with G. W. Pierce as master. The march ing exhibited their usual fine work. After the harvest supper there were re marks by the visiting .members fol- tery. Mrs. Eliza M. Prescott, ftl, an honorary member of the I'nited States Daughters of 1812 and the only person in town who could remember the war of 1S12. died at her home on Vine street Monday after a brief illness, the result of a paralytic shock. She leaves one daughter, Mrs. JaneAtwater, with whom she lived. The funeral was held at the house at 2 p. m. Wednes day, Rev. F. W. Lewis officiating and burial was in Prospect Hill cemetery. Mrs. Prescott was born in Weston April 2, 1S07. Her father, John Coombs, was a private in Captain Wrjght's company of :hith infantry, in the war of 1S12, enlisting from Ben son and serving from March 1, 1814. to July 2. 1814. Mrs. I'rescott was first married to Horace Johnson: her sec ond marriage was to Onnon Prescott. She moved to Brattleboro about .'W years ago. On her 95th birthday, April 2, the local members of the so ciety of the Daughters of 1812 met with her and presented her with a spoon. ihe seemed to enjoy the after noon and among other war reminis cences told of hearing the roar of the cannon at the Battleof LakeCham plain ; and of how, when her father returned from the war dressed in soldiers' clothes, she thought be was a British soldier, and ran away, crying, "The British are coming." and apple blossoms. The bride and groom received the guests after the ceremony and after a short wedding trip will" live at 1 Tyler street where thev will be at home Mondays after October 1. Mr. Rice is a son of the, late Charles B. and Fanny Crosby I Rice and Mrs. Rice is the daughter of i Mr. and Mrs. Wells P. Jones. Both i were graduated from the High school j in ISIKi and Mrs. Rice from Smith col- , ! lege in lSM.il. Mr. Rice was employed; j for a time on the Phoenix, afterward Ion the Ansonia, Conn., Sentinel and j for the past eight months has been a ' member of the Reformer editorial staff. Both Mr. and Mrs. Rice are young people of prominence in the social life ' of the town and are widely known and esteemed. Among the out-of town I guests were: Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Holiday and son of Dedham, Mass., Dr. William E. Walkei of Boston, ! Miss Mary E.' Sperry of East Windsor J Hill, Conn., Miss Myra Field of LeT- j erett. Mass., Miss Alice Cummings of Fitehburg. Mass., Miss Helen Shoe- ' maker of Bridgeton, N. J., Miss Lou- i ise Brooks of Brooklyn, Miss Marion M. Rice of Mt. Holyoke college. Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Stetson of Greenfield. ; The. ninth grade will hold a field day at Central Park, Vernon, tomorrow. It is two seasons since we have had a good comic opera, Francis Daniels and company will supply "a long felt want" About 30 people attended the birth-1 day party which was given Saturday evening by F. C. Gale at his home on ' the Hinsdale road. W E T H I N K BOYS' CLOTHES SHOULD BE MADE EVEN BETTER THAN THE MEN'S, Because they are put to a harder test. FIRST. We consider fabrics: tliey must le of reliable character. SECOND. The tailoring must be carefully done ami every scam reinforced. THIRD. 8tyle must be strictly up-to-date. FOURTH. They must fit perfectly. FIFTH. We name a fair price that every body is willing to pay fir the right kind. Of Boys" Ckiihing we have several special offerings lit Vestee. Blouse. K nickerbockerr Thrw piece and Xol folk suits, at $2.98. A big line of Bovs School Suit, at 8Mc, al.jO, ai.Kj, l.95& 93.50. 20th century Air Snips, with Boys' Suit and upwards. THAT NEW SUIT SIO.OO. How to get the full worth of your ten dollars in some stores is a hard matter. It depends chiefly on the char acter of the store, ami the character of the clothing the store sells. We know that the MEN'S SUITS we oiler at $10.00 are far superior to the kind most stores will show you. We know of many Instances where you will pay 312.00 and even more, for suite to ciiu.il ours. Instead of only a few styles at this price, we will show you a magnificent range of new and original patterns. There is no guess work about the tailoring, and above all they are perfect fitting. , -O EJ.Fenton&Go.