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i 5 f' 1 it i! THE WINDHAM f nMEU. FRIDAY, MAY 15, 1903. O . . Windham County & Vicinity. All th? News in the Reformer's 5aiHwick as Gath. ered bj a Score of Special Correspondents. (Other County and Vicinity News on 7th Page. ) - HINSDALE. Wantastiquet eranffe initiated eight candidate. Into the first and second de grees Wednesday evening. May o. The pastors of the several churches delivered sermons Sunday morning urging their hearers to vote no on the license question. Members of the Pine Grove Ceme tery association will meet Ac the .select men's room in the town hall Saturday i.: tr. elppt officers and transact HI LCI uuuu vj any other necessary business. An auction of household Roods was held at the Raleigh house on River street Saturday afternoon. The house itself was not sold, the bids not being high enough to satisfy the heirs. Mrs. D. C. Fogg of Keene and Mrs. E. L. Cook of Brattleboro spent the dav. May 2, with Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Holman on Canal street, it. being the twenty-fifth marriage anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Holman. Hinsdale's voters to the number of 388 turned out Tuesday to vote on the license question and license won the da? by a majority of 10. The pels were opened at 9 o'clock and the vot ing began at once, the question at is Su! being one of interest to all the The baseball association, which is composed of those who contnouiea T i ,;. ,r. of Rivprside mirk, towara iuv icuuup . - j hM n meeting Monday evening and organized with W. A. Blouen manag j v Vnnnir assistant man er BDU noun " " " 7" i bi ou" y soon be hirl tn elect a captain and choose the players. The young ladies' sodality of fat Jo seph's Catholic church gave a May par oepu o WoHnRaiiav even ing, May 6. Supper was served in the houomont. and the ttinsaaie uii;ut.i. -.,,. n n,.ll.fi(.lpnted musical program. : ,.ii.0l nnrl the company broke up about 1 o'clock after one of the pleasantest and most successful af fairs 01 ine seasuu. Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Robertson and daughter Eva have gone to Attica, Ind., for a stay of a month or more. Kev. W. F. White and George A. Rob ertson attended the state convention of Congregational and Presbyterian churches at Newport last week. -Mrs. Jay Archibald and child of Ludlow, Vt, are visiting with Mrs. C. D. Vnit aker on High street. -Walter Brooks is to play witn tne i. m. v. .m. team of Brattleboro this season.-lne ladies of the Congregational church served a supper of .salads, cold meats, etc., at the church vestry Wednesday evening, May 6,-Miss Caroline B. Howe is visiting in Boston. Mrs. Edwin Robinson and child of St Lou is are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. S. Leach. -Miss Florence Hubbard of Newton, Mass., came bat urday to visit Miss Elizabeth M. Rob ertson. John Stanton closes his en gagement at M. S. Mann's pharmacy this week and will take a position in F. H. Holden's drug store in Brattle boro. Mrs. Ida Shaw has sold her house on the Nortbfield road to t. H. Fuller. Mr. and Mrs. John O'Brien of Ludlow were in town last week. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Britton have fin ished work at the Brightwood mill and will move to Millers Falls, where Mr. Britton will have charge of the ship ping department in a large paper null. -Mrs. E. M. Heane and Miss Lizzie Sargent went to Richmond last week Friday to attend a W. C. T. 17. con vention. -Mrs. Kirk and child of Pitts field are visiting in Hinsdale. -Mrs. Fales is visiting her daughter, Mrs. John Horton in Providence. Michael i i fintt.A ill with an jiaurauHu una --- - f ..i.1(.;atr A Ttnrt Of the banking, opposite the residence of K. r. t:.., orroer,. in heme built up by the road commissioner. Miss Catharine uunniuK""'" """v;7fr few days in Greenfield. Miss Edith Hall visited in Keene last week. Clarence Booth has returned to his home here after an absence of several weeKS in uomuu A." siding Elder Hitchcock will hold the hrst quarterly ujuicitoi. ... - Methodist church this evening. Death of Mri. P. Wie. t ) r n'iua .1 i ml at her Mrs. liuciuuo i. . - - ,, Canal street borne Friday evening, May 1. from pneumonia, at the age oi i.t ' . . . , : 1 1 1 ,i .. ii than n vears. he naa neeu m i i, " , week. Mrs. Wise was born in Marlow and removed to mnsaaie in jw, she engaged in the millinery business, in wnicn su uuunuut. - -- vonra nun. She was a member oi the tT;,7rUnliat, church and a constant attendant when health permitted. Through her work Mrs. ise had made a large circle oi Bquuiinnu a woman with many friends. She is sur vived by two daughters, Mrs. W. A. Kenney of Worcester and Mrs. W. U Bohrman of Boston i also two brothers, D A. Gee of Winchester and Nathan Gee of Fitchburg; four sisters, Mrs. James Harlow of Boston, Mrs Melissa Chamberlain of Denver, Colo., Mrs. : j i'.nl nf California and Mrs. Marietta Ureen or ureenumu, The funeral was held at tne nouse Monday, May 4, ana me ourmi w .u Bernardston, Mnss. WALPOLE. Supt. Richards is moving to Mr. Peck's new house. It is expected that the schools will close May 18 to allow the teachers to attend the institute at Keene. A meeting of the Old Home Week association ib ton - . . 111 U.. m i a fir T.tlP ing wnen ruans wm " - n.Lk..inn nf the 1.10th anniversary of the settlement of the town. Augustus Felch and family of Mar low have moved to this village. Carl Davis of Uinoinnau, u., is v""""" father, C. C. Davis. -Mrs. E. A. Keep and son, John, go to uonway, n., . to live. Mrs. Keep will be much missed here. . The stone work on the new Episco pal church is progressing rapidly and the carpenters are preparing the tim bers. The plans show a very pretty de sign in which the front to the eaves is stone, and the north end is wood and stone. Saturday the base ball team was beat en by the Bellows Falls Athletics by a -1 m q TiiArft was some mis- score ui iott,Hinir ho that some of the . ' r.r.t tilnv nnrl it is ex- nouie ii-m um i' . . j iut .!, n,V.nlu tonm will five pecieu vimt tiio w 4u. .v... the visitors an interesting game next time. The building which Mr. A roory be gan to fit for a club house has evolved V . , i XtitipA 1H 171V- mio a QHuusuiiic o 1 t. II nl. a Wl nn I111HI1 i.t J ID oir,..atQ.liine.r). Mrs. M. t. Hutch- : O. Vica lunanH t.hfi inll. Un j t. hnnri "The Ellll- .in ia ho ncr nmroved and these with The Dinsmore give unusual hotel accommodations fora villageof thissize. AROUND OUR HOME FIELD. SOME OF THE MORE NOTABLE EVENTS OF THE WEEK'S RECORD. Iacenie Vote In Chothlre County. Th. .itA nn linnnse in Cheshire coun ty Tuesday was large. The towns and cities in which the license law was adopted are Hinsdale, aihibhu wu torfield, Richmond, Swanzey, Winches . in. i i j k'.oni. In Keene the contest was very close and license won by only on votes iu The majority for license in Hinsdale was 1U4 in a ioibi vuw Accident to Williannville Kan. ii.j . r.l rillinmsville.deaf 1 1 1 I 1)11 hiuLimuvt ..... . and dumb, had his leg broken while at work for Ephnam usgooa ia mhi H whs driving an ox team when the animals became frightened and ran throwing mm m K.uuu- .i j U liif lu Vtranlr nir it above the knee. He was moved to the home of Lyman Powers in V ll liamsvuie where ne wm ut i WEST CHESTERFIELD. The boys will have a dance here May 22. See posters. Smallpox scare is over. The disease proved to be chicken-pox. Mrs. George Amidun improves slow ly. Gertrude Rice is very low. ti,o cppIhI tnwn meeting called out a good attendance. The town went 00 yes, 22 no. The Question for the next graugc meeting. May 2.'1, is "What variety of corn is most, pruuu " - -silage and what can be done by the grange to aid and improve the farmers IDSUluiei Mrs. Alice Randall and her father, Alexander Kathan, went to Dummer ston last week to attend the celebra tion of Mrs. MelvinaBemiB' 80th birth day. About 25 were present. A sump tuous repast was served and a general good time enjoyed. Send orders for job printing to Ul lery & Co., Brattleboro. Good work at fair prices. ' Tk Hiunlt of Tuesday'! Town Meeting Tuesday the vote for license was two , : ...,. f thn lir-onSB. The tO OHO iu iii . mi. nnlled was very light and was partly due to the fact that the present ! ' 11.. .Ilnna lit.lln nut ion. Thn rime stores, hotels, railroad cafes and paint stores have licenses anyway, . i ...nc nnlv nn r.hn Kaloon. aOU IUV ui.rj woo v... ----- ---- n.i i. .,!,, .-o,l Hint Wnlnola favors lue rrauiw i' " v..v , ..innn torn tn one. The town also " " . .. -ii v, vntnd on the question oi buowiuk ..LKnni nnnilinv to DUt IU pOleS, There is a senumeui. nnlU!" i1""'" into the streets anything which may k ..naioht.lv. as this village is, to a . f o hnmi. fnr miminer visit lartp caicuip " ors who come here because of the beau- ... .Ln . i o nn 'inn nnm n u iuo ty Ul kuc initv. meeting was that the wires mourn, as far as possioie, v uunm n now. and that the sclecimen soouiu see that when poles are used the work is done right. WILMINGTON. U the town meeting May 2 it was voted not to make any alterations or re pairs on the town hall. , . l mmunii,ntion of So- cial lodge May 5 the third degree was conferred upon Perry C. Whitney of Marlboro. Mrs. Mary S. Morgan went to Shel- . t.-ii lut n.cnlr where she Will spend a few days with her brother and .L.-i..i,..i..:. inn(n Vbii' York. Sat- lamuy ociu'c fi.""R .. , urday, Mav 10, she expects to sail for England on the steamer Minnehaha in company with a party of . 0. 1. y. women, nat ional oflieers and delegates to the world's W. C. T. V. convention in Geneva, Switzerland, June SMI. Mrs. Morgan is the only delegate from mi. t . . un..n t,i oitnn Vermont. ine pni ui the annual meeting in London May "9 of the Woman's British Temperance association of which Lady Somerset is president. Mrs. Morgan expects to spend the summer in England not re turning until oepieiuuer They Want a New Depot. rru, h..nwi ,f imiln held an enthu siastic meeting at Bellows tal s Thurs day evening, and thoroughly discussed the proposition for a remodeled depot r.. r i . -.J L ll.n Vul nnrl tll recently sunmitieu m Boston Maine and the Valley rail roads. There was strong uppusinuu w leaving the present walls in case the j T.. i... i.w.n.H nn th riresent aeiiut ie fcu uo i"i-i"i' - r----site. Manv felt that it might be un wise to ask the roads interested to -i ho lru.ntinn. hut the entire cumiKo im. . . community wants the present station i i ... r. r. In. .it frnm torn uown una a u the foundation up. If the railroads are ii- i . .1. L ! ii f 1. f if I 1 1 ho unwilling to ao iuis iur "K" . ...,..,..t utnrA thn rnilroad commis- sioners at an adjourned bearing to be held Mav 19. It was voted to leave the matter "in the hands of the railroad committee of the noara oi irnue. SHOT BY HIS NEIGHBOR. Who Mistook Him for a Burflar-Central Ver mont Superintendent of Motive Power Vic tim of Peculiar Accident. Thomas A. Summerskill, superin tendent of motive power of the Central Vermont railroad, was shot through the bodv and dangerously wounded at his home in St. Albans Tuesday morn ing bv Lieut Harrie V. Hall, a neigh bor, son of Col. A. A. Hall, who mis . . .i. i. f.., hnrirlnr. Mr. Hall ran with his revolver to the DumnierhRiu house across the street from bis own home in response to cries of "burglar which aroused him at 4 o'clock in the morning. Ashe ran up the steps, Mr. Summerskill, mistaking him for the burglar who had just entered uis muni and escaped by a window, attnuked him with a policeman's club which he ha 1 picked up as a weapon and Hall in turn mistaking his assailant for the burglar, fired, the ball passing through Mr Summerskill's body and imbed ding itself in the walls of the house. Mr. Summerskill entirely exonerates Mr. Hall from all blame in the matter, as both were entirely confident that the other was the burglar. His wound is dangerous and the surgeons say it will be several days before its effects can be determined. ANOTHER BIO FIRE IN PUTNEY. . will T1a Capt. William Botortion'i rapor . troyed With Total loii n,w ance $8,000. in at Pntnnv owned by ine pupni mm " , Capt. William Robertson, was burned to the ground Sunday morning. was discovered about 8 a. m. by Dan Crowley, one of the workmen, but it had made such headway that little could be done towards saving the ma n buildings. This is the second serious fire in town within a few weeks. A combination of circumstances seemed to conspire together to m " seriousas possible, that oce started the destruction oi mo , - : :.l.l. Thn oiAter SUDtlly Was CUt off so that the hose company had no chance for work, and everything was so exceedingly dry that little could be done by the pan -,. erybody Beemed willing to work. Ahe otllce building was sved, though great ly damaged, and a small shed with a few hundred dollars' worth of paper ... ..nrlnr the llOlleT SO mere wmiiu , : t...n that the fire is supposed to have been caused by spontaneous ombus Uon. The total loss willexceea s.w,uw, an insurance of only e8,000. This mill was one of the oldest in New England, having been built by the late John and William Kouertson muro ViJ ago. Capt. ltotiertson uu . ' iLr i:i al ntfl in re- laid out someming no - pairs and had just got in condition to do a large volume of business. He had just received orders for a large amount ' . I .ntinirmtini; lllg r6- or paper ou v ao w " - i - . turns! Putney can ill afford to lose any of its industries and it is the hope of the people that arrangements can be made to rebuild, either by the owner or by a stock company. Mr. KoDert- o,. ; ,.1,1 nnn ia receiv- son IS over OU jenm " Iu.. ing, as he deserves, tne syuipciiu the entire community. ForSaieMeap THE INDKHSIONKD WILL HELL AT Bonnyvale Stock Farm, WEST IIBATTLEHOBOi (At.nutthree.qii.rter. of auillcon the B-mny-1 vale road) the followiDR V'V'rty :- n,.i, rnwn- 2 nntt-cUum Driving How., Peay; P . . IlerkBblrei I,.!:: , H,,rey with three-ejirlngr-xpr. " . & 8herwln eeated uoncoru i.'.Khj. ---- other i,.. i HavTi'dderii, (one Chauiphm, tne omer makei 2 Hay .hin. naed two turcsfortlrnt-clM. Oenfi iurnUhing .tore, desk, rack, mlrrore, etc. CHARLES MINER, BBATTLEIiOKO. fc3 DCETT,C Real Estat ANI INVESTMENTS 61 Main Street. FOR SALE, i n.;u i;n i Daw niiu ik .-j.... i iue oUjij opportunity in Brattleboro for i J nViantu Timber lot ftimatoil cr.l pine ; 3000 ties. Send for list of farms. CARE OF ESTATES A SPECK Rents Collected. EAST DTJMMERSTON. J T Dodge of Bellows Falls was se riously injured last week while driving, in- aa frightened bv the elec- trie cars and he was thrown out. Mr. Dodge lived in Dummerston until ne settled in Bellows Falls and is well known and favorably rememuereu. Miss Mara Laws, teacher in No. 8 school, went to her home in bpnng field to spend Saturday and bunday. Mr F. H. Dodge is with relatives in Winball for a week. Mr. and Mrs. John Sheldon who have been at tne farm for several days returned borne Tuesday. -Harold Derby is ill with measles. 1 here win lo Johnson's hall Friday evening. Hu mor savs: Mr. Howard who lives at 1.1.1. hue hr.llirht the bOOtt farm. Giles Kelley of Greenfield who will be 72 years old in November came last week to visit his brother. 8. Kel- v, coming and returning od -George Bennett of West Brattleboro visited Mrs. O. U F. Bennett Thurs-dav.-Mrs. Martha Keed's children from Brattleboro visited her Sunday. C. P. CILSOIM. LICENSED AUCTIONEER, FOB Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. I have at my Furniture Rooms, No. i Pleasant St., a large sxoc ox SECOND-HAND FURNITURE, STOVES, CARPETS, AND BEDDING, For Sale Cheap. Antique Furniture a Specialty. THE WELL-KNOW! LEWIS PUT! PROPERTY! On Prospect Street is offered Sale for the first time. SPOT CASH PAID j utnvci farrx't and nr Irvine fc'wn will li well u consult me. . i.,.m lo nnholMerinc, pack or crate fuVture,r.nvl.1,oranyS.u. S pLcktaR 'ber for Hard and Soft Wood for Sale. I have a large quantity of hard and soft wood which 1 otter for sale at rea sonable prices. It is all prepared for the stove in one foot lengths, first come first served. H. C. CLARK, Brattleboro CEMETERY HILL STORE We liave Jut aililed to our LINE OF TEAS the "(iol.l Star" ami "Keil Star" brands, con Jitlr.K . f Ot.l"HK, Jiatiiral Ix-af Japan, Ceylon, rl""& HrVakfiSt and Basket FireJ Japan, pw uS Vu an complete a line to select from a is earrUSlntown. These poous are in'Prwd J hkukv 11AIX CO.. and are classed with the very neBt Tea Imported. MOWER CClnior aim r r'. a.VnK. ml 1 ortelenhone. at bive mtrwi,ti"-' -v - HO. 1 PLEASANT ST., BBATT1EB0BU, VT, Very respectfully, your to serve, C. P. CILSON, AUCTIONEER. 'This includes the large hcj ... . .7.. I and one of the Dest Duuding j in town. First-class locrj splendid view. Will be sold I verv low price on terms to d purchaser. Apply to A.. V. MAT, Real Estate Agent, Brattta NOTICE. Wo n-ill he at, the Windham County House in Newfane, Vt., TUESDAY, MAY 26, 1903, At 10 o'clock A. M., To receive bids for removing the Gran ite Cells from tne jail in eaiaewiauc. Also to receive bids for the sale of the granite. FRANK WORPEN, I Assistant FKED B. riEK, ) Judges. Sewfane, Vt.. May 8, 1903. 20-2t Cash Paid for Wool Flor de Cast The leading ten-ce:: cigar sold in Brattleborc. If vou have not tried this brand of cigars, yoa a invited to come in and tn Thev are the ber thing sold at the price. local dealers sen mem. Manufactured and sold at iwl wholesale and retail by Leonard & Roess Brattleboro TE O n. BALE iinvW sold my Oak Ridtre Farm iiM ston, there is a Quantity of hay Ml. w ana siock, mav v i7-i.- i hoTiU Inquire at farm. AUCt L. HUTU-l L. H. A F. A. RICHARDSON. i . . 1 - . Have tlxe Bank. SJSJg Havo tlxo Key. THE Of Brattleboro, Vermont . rt . .1 Established in 1821. Old. Conservative. success. Capital, $200,OQO Surplus, $200,000. Undivided Profits, $190,000 President, GEO. C. AVERILL. " Cashier, C. W. RICHARDSON. DIRECTORS: H. D. Holton, Wm. H. Rockwell, Geo. C. Averill, Chas. S. Ckrk, S. E. Lawton, John T. Moore, P. F. Amidon. We beg to announce the adoption of the W. F. Burns Company's system of Home Banks. The Vermont National Bank will loan free to every one opening a Home Account of $t.00 with them, one of these handsome, Steel, Home Banks. The annexed cut represents the exact size of the bank we will loan you. It is so constructed, that once in, your money can only be removed by bringing it to our office where we open it in your presence, count the contents and give you credit on a pass book which is delivered to you with the bank. Remember, every dollar you start your account with draws interest at 2 J-2 per cent. J L W. F. BURNS COMPANY, Pattnttet anrf Manufacttmrt, 70 La Salle St., Chicago. 320 Broadway. New York. ii;!ji;;fl VERMONT NATIONAL BANK. United States Depository. B RATTLEBORO.L VERMONT. '''..iVsi. Ills 15 ... "ft :tJ::i!!-H!';;,;ll!l.!:.!!lL' the same as all subsequent deposits. Take oft of these Banks home with you and .learn the h$ of saving small amounts. No charge for tk Bank unless you lose or destroy it. In that ca you only forfeit $J.OO. Other information given at the bank if sired, or at the office above A. F. Roberts 4 Co.'s store, which will be open day and evening' This arrangement is not intended to in & sense interfere with the regular business of & ings Banks, or deposits with them, but ratk to benefit them as well as to meet public co venience. Transfers of funds to Savings accounts will be made at any time. WRITE OR TELEPHONE THE BANK AND A BOX WILL BE DELIVERED AT YOUR RESIDENCE. r'