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THE WINDHAM COUNTY REFORMER, FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 1902.
mS- :' ft.ntfSwi'. ?ff Co . I- I olindhm tf-ountg Reformer ! The Reformer's business office will be closed at, and after I o'clock P. M. Satur days during the months of July and August. LOCAL NOTES AND GOSSIP. 1 WE CARRY THE BEST GROCERIES .MaiiuCactHied. .1 food an- not v but what we oil' -r rnutrm i- the ! At the Lowest Pr our effort M the !. :U' time; thi. togeth-T w and prompt delivery of . v -."re tlie most popu, 0 J. and Vepetabli E. CLEASON, ELLIOT STKEKT. "No Flies On Us." .in-t Call ami j-ee. BROOKS HOUSE PHARMACY. C. E. CRAFFAM, Prop. Brattleboro, Vt. 1 v Kill. -r FKEE to all who a-k f.. them. I The hanks will be closed tomorrow i -Battle of Bentiinston day. i - Rev. F. E. Marble will hold a pri vate sale of household goods at his home on Oak street. The i.rosiiectua for lftuJ-3 of the ; Vermonter anuouuoes anions other l things an article on "The First State Fair" by Ex-Governor Frederick Hol- brook. Repairs are being made in the Au ditorium by the selectmen, consisting of new floors in the dressinc rooms. A rubber carpet is beintr laid on the stairs leading to the balconies. Landlord Pullen of Silverdale hotel, Chesterfield, will 'bold a midsummer ; dance tomorrow night. Leitsinger's orchestra will furnish music and there will be dancina from 8 to 12 o'clock. The board of civil authority will meet to-morrow afternoon at :i o'clock in the selectmen's rooms to make any additions to and revisions of the check ; list which will be used at the Free men's meeting September 2. James Grady dislocated his right I elbow Wednesday afternoon by falling ; from a freight car while climbing the ; side of it. He was trying to reach the top when his hand slipped from the 1 grab iron. ! Mary Howe will sing in Xewfane i this evening at the celebration of Old : Home Week. ! The overall factory of Hooker. Cor ser Jc Mitchell was closed Tuesday to take an inveutorv. The editorial page of the Boston Sunday Globe contained Kn article en titled "Great is Vermont" by Hon. ; Kittredge Haskius. Hon. Kittredge Haskins and J. L. Martin were the principal speakers at a Republican rally which was held in Montpelier Wednesday evening. I Rev. E. E. Davidson ho conducted evangelistic meetings in Brattleboro last winter, will conduct a series of special meetings in Chester, beginning Sunday. A special meeting of Sedgwick post will be held in Grand Army hall tomorrow evening at H o'clock to at -raDge for attending the reunion at . Wilmington Wednesday. ! The local milkmen have come to an agreement by which the price of milk advances from live to six cents a .iuirt. The reason given for this raise is the increase of the price of feed. Tomorrow being Battle of Benning ton day and a legal holiday the post ctlice will be open from 7 a. m. to 12 m. and from -M to '1:30 p. m. There will be one carrier delivery at 7 a. m. Notice is given this week of appli cation to the legislature for the pas sage of an act laying a tax not exceed- j ing per cent, on Windham conn ty for the purpose of placing steel cells ' in the county jail at Xewfane. At the annual meeting of the Ver- , mont State Undertakers' association which has been held in Rutland this ' week H. E. Bond was re-elected presi- : dent and M. J. Morau w as chosen a i member of the executive committee, j iue 3W left the rails Sunday j The annual meeting of Vermont j En Commaudery, Military Order of t or eigo Wars, was held in Burlington Sat urday. Col. J. Grav Estev was elected commanderv Dr. George K. Anderson. er. It was the work of surgeon, and Capt. J. Harrv Estey, I to get the locomotive companion of the council. j again. Miss Marv Howe. who lives in Cen I V. G. Doolittle has shipped 12 cars of railroad ties to Boston this week. i The will of Col. George W. Hooker which has been filed in the probate of fice bequeaths the whole of his estate ; to his widow. There was a good attendance at the clam bake given on the Broad brook road yesterday afternoon under the management of I.. Leach. The bake , itself was exceedingly good. J. H. Prentiss was arrested by Of ficers Hall and Thayer Wednesday evening for intoxication and arraigned before .Justice Newton yesterday. He was fined " and costs, which amount ed to 10.20. The fine was paid. The annual reunion of the Wind ham County Veterans' association will be held in Wilmington Wednesday. Dinner will take place at noon on the basket plan after which a short pa : rude will occur. The business meet ing and speeches will take place in , front of the old schoolhouse. Music' will lie furnished by the Wilmington cornet band. Miss Gladys Deacon, daughter of E. Parker Deacon, who spent some time in Brattleboro previous to his death, has caused a serious difficulty in the German royal family. The ' crown prince has fallen in love with her. has disobeyed Emperor William's orders in order to be with her and has threatened to renounce his right to the throne to marry her. Last Monday a twirtion of the Brat tleboro Camp of Modern Woodmen went to Bellow-j Falls to assist in or ganizing a camp nt that place. Dis trict Deputy K. S. Sideliuger is to be congratulated with his good work, he ; having secured a charter list of over ijo members. After the banquet, which -was royally served, the boys returned hoti.e on the owl train Tuesday morn- : PERSONAL AND SOCIAL. lir cousin in onl : Sl'lihUS expected to spend sev- ek in the his XT T r XT INeW invoice OI V eilingS ; -Mr.and Mrs. James Pratt of Green i r i ( i' TT . field, Mass.. who celebrated their ilia .TiT Willing fltUS. j eolden wedding anniversary last Fri day afternoon, were married in Guil ford, which was Mr. Pratt's native The balance of our Straw Hats at about half price. DONNELL & DAVIS. FELT OUTINC HATS. A n w and laree line of tine styles in alt . '-1'ir-: also 1 tuck Hats and Vt-ilimrs at iyii-. jartTNT's. ""DOLLS.... Mu-. 1USCOM continues as Trimmer. The Price of Coal has advanced pro SO HAS LAKIJ, of my goods remains the T-u rents will buy a loaf of Bread, a dozen p. luhiu.ts, of Kolls. of Cookie or Utins and -r.ts will buy three dozen of these articles. '.y not save time, lalw-r and money by V"i;r p.ods at j town. Mrs. Pratt was Miss Charlotte I Haley and was born in Brattleboro. I One of the relics exhibited at the i loan exhibit in Greenfield last week was the bellows with which "Thun derbolt," the widely-known highway man, fanned his hearthstone tires af ter he bad retired from strenuous life and was living as a physician in this town. Asa Works Wait w ho died last week at his home in Somerville. Mass., was a native of Xorthfield and for a short time followed the trade of a tailor in special 'Brattleboro. He moved to Boston about ; port, it ; .Xl years ago and during the Livu war was employed by a firm which fur j nished uniforms for the Union soldiers. I The baseball game tomorrow will be between the Vermont Wheel club land Dunham Brothers and will be called at 3.:J0. Now that the V. M. 1 C. A. has defeated the Catholic l"n , ion again it is up to the shoe, men to I win from the Wheel club if they wish ing. afternoon while going down a siding; Mr. and Mrs. X. T. Kvan pleasant toward the round house and very near- j y entertained the '1 club and a few ly pitched over the bank into the nv- , f'rj,.nds at their Oak street homeTues- several nours tav evening preparatory to leaving for on , the rails , their new home in Greenfield, Mass. , Cards were plaved during the evening i and light refreshments were served. ,.Mr. and Mrs. Ryan were presented ! with several handsome gifts in remem i brance of the pleasant time which the i club had enjoyed with them. There w as a baseball game at Pine Grove Springs yesterday between a I team made up from the hotel and Camj) Chesterfield and a nine from j Brattleboro captained by Richard Av- er ill. which resulted in a victory for i the former by a score of ."i--l after 111 innings. The Brattleboro team was treville, killed a large rattlesnake on the mountain Wednesday afternoon. Miss Howe was picking berries when she noticed the snake asleep and kill ed it with a stick. The reptile meas ured il- feet and had 10 rattles. John Bollinger of Guilford was re lieved of a new bicycle either Saturday night or Sunday morning. After rid ing to Brattleboro Saturday evening Bollinger left his wheel in the wood shed but it had disappeared when he EDDY'S BAKERY. 57 Main Street. J A Peerless Smoke! II you smnktr the PEERLESS CIGAR. i- .- :,ia:iy. my intention to sh e my custom- ; ..' t"-t that can lie had for the money, .a;i'!. 1 i lo-eit a deal with one of the -t I .ii ("iar Kactoii.' in the country: up ht.000 cicars ami name thorn The 1 knew I would le ahle to sive every ; i: - r purchasing one of them more cigar : ti.m lie ever had lief ore for the same cigars Saturday. SHEA'S Market. SPECIAL SALE PYIOXIE OF give to maintain their position in the top notch. The shoe store of Jesse E. Haynes I was placed in the hands of Sheriff R. ' E. Gordon Monday through the fore closure of a mortgage for given l by Mr. Haynes to William B. Vinton i in March." litol. Mr. Haynes has as i yet made no definite plans regarding ja settlement but it is probable that he will not continue in business. The funeral of Mrs. Lestina Reed was held from her late home on Green street Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. Frederick Greene of Fas! .Taflrey, X. H., officiating. E. H. Miller sang several selections. The bearers were H. H. Thompson, G. L. Clay, IV. B. Vinton and W. A. Gilbert. The burial took place in Prospect Hill cemetery. Carl F. Cain., the tailor, has formed a partnership with James W. Izard, who has been employed as co.it maker for Voiine- .v. Knowlron for the past eight L ' vears and is a cutter of experience. The firm will lie known as Cain i This cigar I will make my lead- Izard and will occupy the entire sec- . i ond storv front of the Wilkins A Waite er. at 5 CentS, and m order . Wock. attending to all kinds of first to introduce them to you I w-- g--e 7 cigars tor 25 cis.-mi ctom a. ,L'no runr- were married in vTreeuuriu xorai.o, afternoon by Rev. J. W. Stephan of the Methodist church. Mr. Casey has been employed for several years in Brown's stablo. Mr. and Mrs. Casey returned to Brattleboro Wednesday and have begun housekeeping in Doo little's block on Canal street. The semi-annual business meeting of Vermont state court. Catholic Or der .of Foresters, was held in Red Men's hall Tuesday, the following of ficers being in attendance: State Court Directors Pavette of Highgate. Al- ! fred La Cour'of Rutland, G. M. Cos- SWeet POtatOeS 'griff of Burlington. Louis Allopaof WVVUUl rViaiUCS ifanooski. State Secretary H. A. lu- -".-sin or in onnA nnalitv and we I l.no of Montnelier and State Trea-mr- fc.-fcwy-l- j c , f.,:,.;lla Tho er r. . Diiiui day was spent in examining and ac cepting reports of the court directors and in the evening the adjunct degree of exalted membership w-as conferred on Id candidates of St. Michael's court of Brattleboro. Reports of the Chica go convention were given by John Gal vin and T. A. Austin. A meeting of the executive com- ; mittee of the Valley Fair was held j Monday evening at which Col. J. Gray Fav A-ns ehosen secretary to fall the i unexpired term of General Estey. i George W. Pierce, first vice president. ; iwill "act in the capacity of president c-ar, ' during the unexpired term of the late : ooap;r . ,in,.bpr Everything points to an 'unusually good fair this year and it i was the unanimous opinion of the com 1 mittee that everything possible should ' be done to make this year's fair entire- lv successful. Entries in the horse and , ; ,.'trle departments already have been i received, the poultry department is as sured of a large entry, and the dog 1 how will be far better than anything in that line which has ever been held j here. , publication that ought, at this time at least, to meet with a cordial i reception, has just been issued by the ! Burlington Free Press job ofhee. It is ! a compilation and digest by Russell . 'Taft. Esq., of Burlington, of the er Imonl prohibitory law and is intended I to bring before the general public its i ,;,.,! ..rnvisions in a more intelli gible and circumspect form than it as- rne original. iue w... every dozen we will one bottle FREE. are offering 7 lbs. for 25 cts NEW HONEY honey, A -e invoice of native very fine. DRIED BEEF I'elscn & Marvin's brand Dried Bit: in bulk, very tender and sweet, 30 cents lb. BARGAINS i.'.ve several trades in vder and Soap that we are citing out regardless of cost. " A. F. ROBERTS & CO. FEATHER DUSTERS. w-ent to get it the following morning. The Fishlind Game league has its annual pamphlet containing a report of the annual meeting which was held in Brattleboro last Xovember, reixirts of meetings, the president's re constitution and by-laws and a list of officers and members. ' J. C. Rockwell's dramatic company will begin a week's engagement on Riverside park Monday, giving enter tainments every evening under a wa ' terproof tent. The company is head ed by Miss Clara Rockwelll, who has i strong support, and high class special ties will be given between the acts. A ! new play will be given every evening. ; The Catholic L'nion expects to have la big time at its "carnival of sports'' which will be held at Central Park, i Vernon, tomorrow. In addition to the regular list of athletic events for which generous prizes are offered a 'greased pig will be liberated. The events begin at 10 o'clock a. m. A special train will leave Brattleboro im mediately after the !:0G. The members of the Union will be escorted to the ' irain by the first Regiment band after marching up Main street as far as Wells fountain. The hand will he in attend ance at Vernon during the day. Play in the round robin tennis tour nament has continued this week, the following matches having been played : Rice heat Tasker 0-4. :l-0. Miller heat Rice H i. ti-4. l-i'i. Heald beat Bingham. !-!, Miller beat Bingham tl-2. C.-2. ' 4. Tasker heat Greene t.i-1. 4-ij, Rice beat Greene i)-L'. 7-."). t'i-:j. Rice heat Bigelow il-U. ii 3. :i-i'.. Miller beat Greene :S-i'i, ii-i', i --4 . Bigelow heat Greene i-4. lo-l'J. 0-4. Thompson beat Tasker '.!-:. fi-'.l. with the third set unfinished, and Heald ' and Tasker left their third set unfin ished after Heald had won the first i'.--.' and Tasker the second ii 1. The Sunday afternoon expn-s wa delayed at lieruardston nearly two hours in a peculiar mamer. A north hound freight broke apart ju-t above Greenfield, the first section coming to Brattleboro an.l the second being pulled on a siding in Greenfield. A flagman was sent from Greenfield to hold the passenger train which hacked to the Bernardston siding and waited for the freight to pass. The freight meanwhile was waiting for the passen ger, no telegraph office being open in Bernardston. and matters remained in this way until a man was sent to Bern ardston on a hand car to summon the . pav-engeer train ahead." The body of Miss Blanche Mary Channing. who died in a Boston hospi tal Monday. wa brought to Brattleboro for burial Wednesday, interment tak ing place in frospeet mil cemetery. The body was accompanied by Miss Elizabeth Higginson. Mrs. Fuller and Mrs. Putnam, cousins and niece, and bv her two nephews. Stephen and Frederick Holbrook. Miss Channing was the daughter of Rev. William Hen ry Channing. a nephew of Rev. Wil liam Ellery Channing. She was a writer of considerable ability and had acquired a large circle of friends. Miss Channing was to have spent several weeks in Brattleboro. having engaged rooms which she intended to occupy this week. The service at the grave was in charge of Rev. E. T. Mathisou of the Episcopal church. The Boston Transcript has the fol lowing to say about Bert L. Taylor who was formerly connected with the Re former and later worked on Barre and Montpelier papers : Bert Leston Tay- made up as follows: Stevens, ss: J. Kaine, cf : E. Arnold. If; Fames, p: Averill, 2b: A. Scott, r: Stafford, lb: J. Kasne, c: C'lune, 3 b :Trem!ail, sub. Mary Hone will beassisted by some well known arti.-ts in her concert of : August is in the Auditorium. Arthur ! Philips is a well known baritone. Fred erick Mahn is known to he a violinist of great ability and Oliver Wheaton who will play the difficult flute obliga te in the opera Lucia is an accom plished musician. Miss Howe's pres entation of the mad scene from that opera will he given in costume and with full dramatic effect, and it will he lirat tlelioro's first opportunity to see and hear her in this artistic triumph. The regatta of the SiKirTord Yacht club which was held Saturday was one of the most successful of the year. The toat rai.'es included th" mixed double, which was taken by Miss Grace Street aud Sydney Snyder of Brooklyn: the men's double by Shafer and Leach, and the women's double by Misses Marble an-.! Grant, the men's single race by W. L. Doten of Boston, tip-over race by Perkins, swimming race by Shafer. tub race by Charles lilandy of Xew Vork and relay race hy the Pine Grove Springs hotel team against the Camp Chesterfield team. J. Arthur LaFle.-che. who has been .pending several weeks in ittawa. Can ada, returned home the fii-t of the week an i has opened his tailor shop. Mr. LaFlesche brought with him a ' K. Cattanach returned from Ni Monday. Mis Lucille l'env is visitili; llrnlgeliol'C. ( t. Mis. William Mo,.(y was in .Stall Conn., la-t week. r'lillonl ;. M.iynaid t eral davs in tmui. O-ear Smith spent the Hist of the wi springtiehl. Mas-. .I"hn Higley lias been sn.-niiin a part of week in Kichuiond. Mrs. Mai LMi-et (;ariy lias returned after sever al weeks in IJ.tSloU. Mis. William l:u-s,dl lias been w-itihg ill fire.-ntii-ld this week. M"alt r Crown of (irr-eiilie!d w.j the autst of parents over Sunday. C. F. Thomas i in W..odstoek, helpine to take inventory ol a druu store. Miss Katharine Kvan or CieenriWd vi-ited in P-Wll tile lir-t Of till- Week. Mrs. (iilmau NV-arren i spending several days at her old home in Yernn. Miss Annie l Itiue went to Rutland Satillday tolvmain lor several da s. Mr. and .Mr-. Itomihc k. poster are spending two weeks at Sp.iffntd lake. .tames ;recL' spent the latter part of la-r w eek in -w London and Calmer. Hon. K. L. Waterman has !e,-n in ijreenfleld, Mass.. this week On I'U-illess. Crank I.yinan of i.re.-niield wa- tin? nut of CliII"ld llitkei ovel Sunday. C. !. Heaid of New Y"tk eit ha- been in town this week i-itin: old Inends." .lohn Ii. Tone's ha- Iwen in Bellows F alls a part of tills week on business. Mi-. I.. K. Culler went Wednesday to Cleve land, ! ., to spend several day. Mr. and Mi-. .1. J, Itafter went to New York i Wednesday to -jh-iiJ sonu- time. Miss Edith Barnaul of West Hartford. Conn., : is spendine -everal day- in t,'Wn. Mrs. .Jennie I'eaeli and s -ii Arthur are spend ing several days in Heath, .Mass. ; Martin Au-tin. ,Ir.. and F. B. Putnam are in : Burlington thi- week on business. , Mrss liertrnde i roker returns to-day after; two weeks at .Simpson's Point, Me. Mrs. w. H. (ieddis and three children aie spending the week at ripoib.rd lake. : Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Keiu h and two sons are i ; spending -everal days at Sun-et lake. j Mr. and Mrs. M..I. Baker aiids..n ,h,hn visit- , ; ed in sprineiiebi the rir-t ot the week. j Mrs. Ml.. Meriure and daughter of Wells,: , are -jh-nding s,,ii,e time at Mrs. Farr's, Mrs. lieor-'e Whitnev w-ent t-i Springfield. : Ma., yesterday to .-pend several days. Clifton Sherman of the New York sun is spending several days with his mothei. j Mrs, riarenee shnmway of Hartford. Ct.. has ; Ireeu visiting relative- in town thi- week, 'all rain and .Tames Izard have been in Bos ton and W"iveter this week on business, Mrs. Bt"-nalian of Wallintrford. Conn., was tin- guest nf Mrs. Budget Ixng last week. Mrs. rain of Amherst, Nova Seutia, is the guest of her mother. Mis. y. A. Woodbury. Mr. and Mis. .1. ii. Cil.-rv return to-day tr-un a month at the lireei; . ot'tage, Cbe-terHeld. Mrs. Ktta Fainum and daughter Marie of Hartford, Ct., ale at P. 1. IVriy s this week. Mrs. s. F. Kmiiej ,,f Clifton. tale. Mas... is spending sper;ii week- .it her home in town. Mr.and Mrs. eharle- l. Barrett of springheld, Ma-s., have been -pending the w - k in tow n. Mi-s Helen ltrosn..h.in returned Monday from a two week-' stay at Iiwrene- and Nantasket. lieorge and i ro-l.v Adams went to Simpson's I'oillt. Me.. Wednesday lo.pend Several llas. Miss M. K. Eddy ami Miss I Hall of Soiner erx i!!e, Ma-.-., are gae-ts at Mr-. A. E. rstearns'. Mis- Elizabeth i aTUina, h Is visiting Mis Harriet Barrows at iiei summer home on Atue llili M:-- Mary Cabot and two rue.'.'s are spending a few week- at M::rray Bay on the St. Cawreu. e river. ONLY FIVE GO-CARTS LEFT These we will close HALF PRICE 'This means Go-carts that we have been selling at 60 per cent, from catalogue prices will be closed out at 80 per cent, off catalogue prices. Will you be the lucky one to get the best value ever offered on a Baby Carriage in this town ? EMERSON & SON Everything for Housekeeping. 2 AND 4 MAIN STREET, BRATTLEBORO, VT. ! V.t,'irn-r itini' in Ti' "n'l'-r"i;.1, f a'.' family "ii at th'-jr V. 1 Thmj-'Mv attt-r V an.l "ther wilt jnl Th. tui,'i' a: t hr:- nf tti- tii"t;th -w ith lie -.1 M'.n.iay t,, Mr-. Mu ei.il iii Mr-. L It i. re- b;iiai;i-f "t th." t.-ih.-lci. Mr. H. K. !t.T0..n p-ml the reiiMiml ue 'rtir. Mi- hella Vi...-l return' li.'l.t. Ma.. ,i!t-r ii vi-it a W'iU. Mi-- Vi.-t'-rine O-te ret'iin- il t- h-r N;i.-hii;i. N. II., I.'inlav all.-r -j.en.lin; in ti'H ii. Klijuh W:il -Aill ; (la t' !!!''! Illt-inl .lollitj." N. .'. !i I lie ' ritt-tleid. M..s.-.. Il.e bu-ine-s AlWrt Moms .f n. i-ton. formerly night . leik in the Brook- Ho:w, Wa- in town the m-t ..f tie- v eek VIOLET AMMONIA. A delightfully cooling and stimulating addi tion to the bath. A luxury for hot weather that can only be appreciated by test. DELICATELY PERFUMED. 2 S cents. GREENE'S PHARMACY prmg i.f ( . W . Sunday tie . la baiion, N prodio ti.in . Mori-king ililile) Ele been ill t. rt ir eoinpany W II this Week ' Mi K .. r her i It,- ' sp-liiiltu lecl wi .ingl...n. Mi-- Kli.'ab. -p. in: l.d- o! with Mi New. ".. l I 1!. th W Int. lal s et'l! 11 :. B. -I T:o -da aft. r and sprn.g- three-nion 'is ild bear cnli which he and an Indian L'uide captured. Mr. LaFlesche and the truide Here travel -. hit; through the woods when they came upon a bear and two cubs. The old bear was shot by the iruide and one of i ttie cubs disappeared into the woods, but the other climbed a tree and jump ed into a stream, whereupon it was caught by the onjde by throwing a blanket over it. The yniuiE bruin N now on exhibition, in one of the show windows of Mr. LaFlesche'- store and is attracting no end of attention. The reorganization of the Brattle boro Kepuhlican club, which is not ic any way connected with the Vounsr Men's Kepuhliean club, took place in Festival hall Tuesday evening. Or. H. IX Holton acted as chairman of the meeticir and V. F. Hubbard was made secretary protein. The appoint ed committee brought in nomination. which were elected as follows: Presi dent, (n-ort'e L. Dunham: vice- presi dent, .lames F. Hooker: secretary. V. A. Gilbert: treasurer. W. H. Vinton: executive committee in addition to president aud vice piesident. C. H. Thompson. L. W. Hawlev. C. S. Hop kins. H. V. llarher, Jt. E. Tavlor. K. W. Gibsun. C. K. Crosby. Y. IX Stockwell. J. (i. Fstey. S. A. Smith and C. W Pierce. After these elec tions C'onoressman Haskins sj.oke briefly on loyalty to the party before adjournment was taken. . Company 1. Vermont National Guard, returned from Fort Ethan Al len yesterday afternoon, arriving in Brattleboro about ti.:H While in ; camp the men mimbered o". be ine the largest company in the regi ment. All of the men report an ex ceedingly pleasant time and the offi cers are unanimous that the muster was unusually instructive. The fol lowing local men received veteran serv ice badges: Fifteen years. Col. .T. Gray Estey : ten years. Sergeant C. H. Da vis and Orderly Merber: five years. Capt. E. J. Waterman. Lieut. E. W. Gibson, Corporal J. J. Chine, Private L. t. Ellis. It is understood tnat ndou. M; Mi. and Mr. William W ai-h ,n.ls..n .-it ye tei.laviora vi-it of -ewral liai- in i gb ns burg.N. Mi-s Val-1 Hunt l.Mined Momi.iy after si.emiing -ever.il il.vvs w ith Mi-s Klla Kanle v lit S e-tn.in-ter. t Mr. an.l Mis Calvin Ilea., ll and daughter ol Bridgeport, ct.. have 1-oen sp, n. ling the week at I. 1 I'eiiy'-. Mrs. B.naii Tyler went to Northnel.l Tm--d.iv to -pend s.- , iat we. ks w ith lie . and Mi. Allan 1. Blown. Mrs. c. M. f.rall.im and ehibii.-n w. nt to Mer rilua. . M.ts-.. W edn.--.iay to sp. ini -oine tllue w ith bet mo'.lier. Mi--Maiy A. Hau ley. m ho is a iuissi..n;iry in .1 .ban. 1- -poli.ilhg s.Veral ias Willi lier -lster. Mi'-. F. s. Knight. Mrs. stsltuj.in cl.uk ua- .alle.i to tlr.uig.-. M..-s . Ttie,.I.,v by the l.tl: of l..-r broth.-i -inlaw. I'.dw in Elliot. Mi M.uioi, sinirb r.-tr,med t. h. r hoi-.o- in Alulier-i, M.i ., s 1 1 1 1 r Ja alter a isit with Mi l-'lon-nce w oilman. of ( lareuiotir. i:h h.-r pat. . Hiig dav- . X. 11 . and , W ebster with Mr. toll Wol. ot everal da s et Br.. Web-t -klvn ate -r - fath- : have i-turned sp. iit in Brat- tir-t Mr-. f the K.,1 1 lor, who emerged from obscurity two ; fait. J. Harry Estey. adjutant of the -"- -?-rge invoice just received. in our South Window. rhe small ones at .-em 15 Cents Each :ould interest every housekeeper. years ago by his bright i.aragrajins in the Chicago Evening Journal, and who soon afterward connected himself with the Chicago Tribune and later promul gated "The Bilioustine, " has been in duced by somebody to put a score or more of his rhymes into a book. "Line-o'-Tvpe Lvries." published bv William S. Lord. Evanston. 111. The result is not gratifying. Fugitive and comic verses scattered in a popular paper'pro voke smiles, more or less enthusiastic, but when placed in a volume they be come tiresome and lose their sparkle. One thing about this volume is worth noting. It contains tnar tamous aog- regiment. will retire from the service this year and Col. Estey went into camp" with the firm intention of re signing at rhe close of muster. When Col. Estey's intention became known, however, he was; presented with a pe tition signed by every commissioned officer in the regiment earnestly re questing him to remain in command of York tne regiment. PERSONAL AND SOCIAL. Mr. and Mr. A. P. Child' of Bennington were gut-sts at Hillcrest over Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Taft of Glens Falls, X. Y., are visiting friends in town. the London Times) all over this country j fooled newspapers, layior owns up mat iie in perpetrated tne joKe. inuer me uir- oil noire i rMimstnnpea it is. the best thing in tne RHRRINC mWI !deaJeor w nv-QDinO & LUWLtO, l2.ealeS.L . ".i.tinn Rnrlington. on i Wheeler Wilcox, is betterthan fair-of i its kind. Sam Kirkland of Boston is spending several davs with his mother, Mrs. M. E. Kirkland. i coutKanv her husband ona westeintri Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Banks attended the cele- , her son with his grandparents. I r ,i,. .t.tntes is nararhras- ; irerel. "The Question." ascribed to ed in a readable form, omitting re- , Kipling from , .. : i .-,iciicrs and 11 the ! which traveled rf nn rt an ' fs niiu 7u.i',u..&v ... eurreme court decisions relating to the and fooled some pretty respeciapie j ,ratia 0foil Home Week in Windliam jester-1 laW ttiat WOUia C Ui Kruri .u.. . are embodied at proper intervals compact form, tor sale it p iiciatlon. urlinffton, on neeier nncui, Mr, ..r-f- F. (..il- -Mr. ami Mi. IUti t it. In. i. 1". Wfl.-ti Tli-tl"t' ami ri.ivf I Fl'T'-ii' c Fi-k rt tiiiu '1 Hi w.'.'k .iftt-r a with Iht -itr! Mm-T . in NVw k riiy . ' Mr. :iml Mi. V. - . .JnTi1- aini twi . lul.li !) ar-p-'iuhiitf M' er,i! at tin- li-mif nf Ml. .lnh-- paitTit- in FuhmT, Ma-. Mr-. .J.'--.; F'TitiUnf n-turn-'il T" h-r Jmiiif in .i.-'-iitiflii M.'iiiiay, af!r i!niinu SmuUy with h r .T'lihiT. A-'K. Ii"!i. Mi-- M,0'l -i-iwell Mr. Klin r n-uman i.-turm -i t" ! nrit-'l'i. Ma.. y t.-rday atn r a vi-it "t ii'Vfral ila in !"wn. Mr-. F. 11. lM-i'-n and son Wain win. j.ent twiit,vk in Nw Lnni"n. .nn., ainl urrMiini in lt-acii- rt'tiirm-il h-nm- alurtlay. Mr. Waictr H;leti.r lift Vone-lay f r llai Harh"i w wre h' will -("-n-l u f-Tiniuht with htT .taulitcr. Mr. ThfXiorf Ixmliain. Kev". R. K . Marvin wlm wa- in tow n to rti iate at th' !niiral ! l -d. ti.-.tr-1 W. H.'kr. re tnrnfilto Newcastle. N. H.. aturiiay et-fnin;. CrattM AVt'atht?rhiad. wh lias b'n vi-itiiiii in Nnb Hto. ha tr"iu ti White Kiver ,1 unc tion w lu-rt he lias Pinplnvment in a sttf'aiii laun dry. Mr. I-tna Manning ami two ..n-. ri-tuin-'d Tiu-dav to I'.tHS-. oim-. attfr --v.Tal w.ik pt nt with Mr. 'Manning' i-U-r. Mr. 1". L. Mit-a. Mi- Kila stt'M'in went to Lfver-'tt. Ma., Tur-dav to -pe-nd -t-vt-ril dav-with Mi- Myra Fit-Id before frtinz to t.tlitornia for a viMt of everal inonih. Major F W. ThiM- and daughter. Mi-- Ruth rhiKW. went to WellrWt. Ma-r.., Mindav. Man-r 4 hild- returnine Tut'-day and Mi Kuth re tnainm for a vi-it of three week. Miss.lulia Faton left Monday f-r Hartford, Ct.. to -pend a dav with h-r brother W fTe -aifinj: Weilneday 'for Con-tantinople where he i to tea h in the American college. Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Ievine and child of providence, K. I., are viitin: Mr. Itevine par ent.. Mr. and Mr, .lohn I wine. Mr. Ik-vine I an employe of the Providence jKistorriee. Iir. A. K. Pet Tee. CharI- HoHnian of New- Mrs. Lome Hacklt'V ami 31i-e Florence Thorn, tiraee Kin-on and .lulia Fos are -pfiidim: the week in the Putnam cottage at spirfforU lake. Mie Katherine nd Ane-;alvin ami Mi SVUi Mack were in North Atiam. Ma., Velne-day to attend an entertainment in w hich iuv aiide'ron, who erit one summer in town, i tW trick pianit. Mrs. ,?. H. holiday and son of FVdham. Ma-, came Yesterday to spend a few dav with Mrs. V. p.,b-n-. alter whieh Mrs. Solidav w ill de leaving Back of making Cream of Tartar Biscuits QUAKER RANGE. SOLD BY GEO. E.WELCH, Bellows Falls. r i Great Reduction Sale MHERE Can be no better evidence of our determination to close out our stoct than the astoundingly low prices we quote for thoroughly reliable merchandise. These prices are also convincing proof of the extraordinary advantages to be gained by those who visit this sale. dav Mrs. Henry Cudw.rth and two children of Hartford, C"nn.. are visiting at T. J. B. Cud wortn's . Im u A nn will -i.'ii.l -e, er-i 1 m-eeL . ris- itinc relatives in Bernardston. Gill, Atbol and l Krnnie will retnni t Brattleboro to remain un Springtield. I -' hout Svidetuler li. Mr. and Mr-. Oeorce R.-nnleand Mrs. Bryden. who have lMen visitiue the latter's sister. Mrs. C. E. (.attanaeh. for the past month, left Thurs day f.T a trip thronth Montreal. Toronto. Buf falo and New Yrk cirv. whence Mrs. Brvden sails for Edinhnritrt. Si-otlan.i. Mr. and Mrs. ALL SEASON LONG We have been M-IIiug at ?1A.0A the l-et Buine Suits ever sold ill Brattletwro at that price. Thoy iiu liule.l ( lie lots. ( as. sinu re- and Vortl. ill fa.-t even.' iksirahle fabric in even' ilcsirabie mixturi'. For this alc we have t ikou this entire line of suit. anJ markeil tlicm alldown to MEN'S $6.00 AND $7.00 SUITS Ounprisini; trt-nir, serviceable pariuenr- of pood patterns in licht, metlinm and heavy weight. Suits that are well cut and well tailored throutbout. ou can have vour cludce of any of them now for 6.89 4.95 9.89 IN $12, $14 AND $15 SUITS The same extreme reduction have leeu made. They include this season choicest Haekett-Carhart kind- at There's a distinct individuality in all these suit. There's character, style and tone plainly stamped on every parmeiit. A great sale of them here now at unheard of and unexpected price of ALL STRAW HATS MUST GO NOW. All the different shapes of our $1.00. SI.JT. -?1.50 and ...00 Straw Hats. You can have your choice of any of these hat-at the absurd price of 69c. All our 15 cent Straw and Orach Hats now 15c. All the 50 cent Straw and Crash Hats now 35c. . E. J. FENTON & CO. We Fill Mail Orders. r.p.ooKS hoi se block. I receipt of 10 cents.