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THE WINDHAM COUNTY REFORMER, FRIDAY, MAY 22, 1903.
Windham County? & Vicinity. Lthe News in the Reformer's Bailiwick as Gath ered by a Score of Special Correspondents. (Other County and Vicinity News on 8th Paffe. ) NORTHFIELD . r, F Piper handed in his res Kei. , cs.. j nation week ago Sunday. give the Eastern The ladies' aid society will g ...aberrv supper muii o.cum . . ... ( k... j I'll leil Kl OUIIO A W U.R, KHr if - ;ki. Fp HpiuU S irriuruvo uu muinuu LveDlie WW eiuereu icuouu; ouu pw iu Ley taken. M V llllllu .-ie.tiuuur IB BC11UU81V .. .... 1 U- 11J K. !! MiSS kullliu una "ecu wiwu uumo care for her mother. noolittle & Ueaia aissoiveu partner- hiD Monday. Mr. Heaia is now run- tg tUe tiim" a meeting of the Unitarian socie Mondav evening. Rev. G. P. Piper's nation was accepted to take effect IW-J- . - . ...... rav omitn nas accepieu me .... . i u .. rri- ,n to act as pastor ui me iimiuanau FvinereMtional cuurcn tor one year, L0UB'r .... .,.. u; - i irintf mat uo uum., n. r.on Adams smitn or uiasgow. tlaDU, preaulieu ML bus nui bu uugivu . ,u0day morning, also spone at me wt inff at iwunu nip duluhj uiwn- w.n tfr. JLIUJCI 11QM la Ul A Ul uutu ad charire of the evening service. Tkr. ,.nneert for the Memorial en oimeDt fund under the auspices of nlnss of 1903, was neia at atone "' . . it:- : .11 llondav evening, miss viuiurm - . ii . 1 1 . : .1 Hon ntnnisu: nouty naaviuus, icnu j .1.- XT,.f nknpua filial fha roeram. George Alexander died Tuesday nignt mm nneumonia. ivir. Aiexauuer una .ffjpert n lontr nine wiiu a tnutor uu iilip. In I'lace 01 tne weeKiy prayer wring in Dist. No. 3, Miss Parker, a vimd cf G. Campbell Morgan, gave a ecture from iJrov. Si. Zi-28, Rsnresentative Field of Northfield as presented his own petition to the leneral Court for an act authorizing kp Central Vermont Railway Co. to k down the joint railroad and high av bridge over tne uonnecticui river t Xiirtbheld. and to Duiio a steel ,rM for railroad purposes only, in ceordance with a plan to be approved iv the railroad commissioners -ua :ette. The last entertainment of the free tiirB course win De a concert uy tne Brcokfield male quartet of Boston May 2j. Robert U. Martin, nrst tenor; J. Meredith, second tenor; Herbert D. Bard, baritone and humorist; W. K. oivlaod, bass. Tnis entertainment ill be held in the town hall unless he building is being repaired, in which case it will be held in the S. of . hall. At the annual meeting last week at reenfleld of the Franklin County iedical association. Dr. N. P. Wood read a paper on Pneumonia. He was lected censor of the association, ine isolation voted to indorse the public health committee's report in the legis lature for free vaccine, and providing bat the state shall manufacture anti- oiine for free distribution to charit- ble institutions and among the deserv ing poor. Miss Mary Elizabeth Hart was mar ried on Mondav. May 18. to Prof. Francis Ernest Lloyd of Teachers col lege, Columbia university. The wed ding ceremony was performed by the Rer. W. C. Curtis of South Norwalk, Conn., at the future home of the bride md bridegroom, 272 Manhattan avenue, inXew York citv. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd xne Sunday memorial services will o ooservea in tne Baptist church Sunday, May 24. Memorial day exer cises will be held in the town hall Sat urday, May 30 Rev. C. E. Beals of Greenfield will deliver the address. The widow, son and daughters of the late Dea. Henry Slate of Bernardston have had a large granite bowlder placed on their cemetery lot as a me morial. The stone was taken from the farm so long the home of the family, over which the children played and is rendered sacred by association. The grangers meet the first and third Wednesdays of each month. At the last meeting, after the reports of the oommittees had been read, Mrs. W. H. Adams and Miss Alice Adams were ad mitted by ballot and Irwin B. Hale re ceived the first and second degrees. The musical and literarv aisted of a cornet solo by J. A. Cairns. I a itaki. i t . ...... I .1 ; . " iui.cicai.iuK uu instructive paper, "The Orange Gazette," edited and read by Mrs. E. B. Hale. The next edition will be read bv Miss Cur. rie Slate at the first meeting in June. Kev. U. W. Patten and F. H. Farnum made suggestions for the imnH nf t.ho order. Forty-six persons were present. A. M. Stratton has had his tenement uuuse paimea and extensive repairs have been made in the interior. Rev. and Mrs. G. V. Patten are attending the Unitarian association meetings in Boston this week. Mrs. J. Miles of Rochester, N. Y., with two children are boarding at C. W. Deane's. Mrs. Holton has gone to Worcester to visit the family of Rev. L. I. Holway ; from there she will go to Boston. Miss Car rie Knowlton of Marlboro, N. H., was last week a guest of Prin. and Mrs. Allen. Ernest F. Holway, who has been a recent guest of Dr. and Mrs. Holton, has returned to his home in Cambridge. Mrs. Nash is having her house painted and repaired. EAST DUMMEESTON. No. 8 school will be closed for two weeks, as most of the pupils are ill with the measles. The teacher, Miss Laws, will spend the vacation at her home in Springfield. Mrs. Marion Herrick, Mrs. Lizzie La ugh tun, Miss Blanche Laughton of Brattleboro, and Mrs. Inez Brockway or Warner, JN. H., were guests or Mrs. O. L. F. Bennett Sunday. The dance at Johnson's ball last week was report ed one of the best. Miss Lizzie Mix ner of Brattleboro has been visiting in town a few weeks. John Nourse and family have moved from C. O. Reed's bouse to Elliot street in Brattleboro. Chauncey Knapp spent Sunday at the Knapp homestead. Miss MinnieStock- well was a guest of Mrs. J. s. Walker last week. Joseph Patch is able to be out, but is still feeble. Mrs. Marcia Dix and Mrs. J. S. Walker visited Mrs. Betsey Worden in Putney Thursday. PUTNEY The Ladies' Foreign Missionary so ciety will meet in the parlors of the congregational onurcii Tuesday after noon. The Woman's Relief corps will bold its monthly meetings throughout the summer in the afternoon. The next meeting will be June 2. E. E. Blood sat up for the first time Wednesday since receiving surgical treatment, Ho is in good spirits and anxious to return norue. Mrs. Henrietta Angier of Brattleboro has bought of Allen Pierce the Parker place at East Putney, formerly used oy ueacon Pierce for a boarding house. A union memorial service will be held in the Methodist church next Sun day morning at the usual hour. Rev. r. L. Metcalf will preach a sermon to the members of the Col. Greenwood post. Insurance men were in town Wednes day investigating the fire loss atCapt. Robertson's mill. Rev. C. E. Hay- ward visited in Townshend last week. Mrs. Quinn and son. who have been at Walter Crawford's for the past three months, have returned to their home in Keene, N. H. Madam Young is at fllr. urawfdrd's for tne present. Mrs. E. R. Perkins is confined to the bouse this week with the grip. There was a well attended supper and social at the Baptist church Wednesday evening. Walter Crawford visited Dr. Munger in Windsor Friday. Bert Bailey has on exhibition at the postollice a new mail box, a Bates & Hawley patent, especially adapted to the patrons of the R. F. D. route. Dr. Eddy is in town again for a few days. Norman Wilson from Troy, N. Y., who has been stop ping at Mr. Ketchum's has entered the employ of theStowell Co. Mrs. Eager who has been spending a few days with her son, Fred Devolve, returned to Houghtonville Saturday. Miss Maude Munger has resigned her position as bookkeeper at the Stowell Co. office and will go in about three weeks to Woodstock where she has a similar position. EAST PuTKEY- Memorial exercises will be held at Pierce's hall, Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Special music will be given in the hall and the children of schools Nos. 7 and 8 will take part in the ex ercises. An address will be delivered by Rev. C. E. Haywood. A drum corps will also be present. All are asked to join in the march to the cemetery. WEST DTJKKEKSTOK. The Memorial exercises occur Sun day, May 24, at 2 p. m. Rev. Jackson of Dummerston, speaker. E. H. Miller fur nishes the music. The usual program will be carried out. E. F. Brooks of Gardner, Mass., pres ident of the George E. Lyons Granite Co., was a guest at Rogers' Inn over Sunday. The George E. Lyons Gran ite Co. have a large government con tract to furnish granite in the rough for the dry dock at Charlestown navy yard, Mass. Charles J. St Lawrence is again at work at Rogers' store and inn. ill leave shortly for Dominica, in the British West Indies, where Mr. Lloyd is to undertake botanical explorations BEWTANE. under the auspices of the New York Mr. Eddv of Ware. Mass.. is snend Botanical Garden. I ini? a week with R. D. Newton on New James Campbell is improving his fane Hill and Wednesday evening gavi ottage by raising it, adding a story widening the building, adding liveatly to its comfort and appearance. -Miss Lucy 1 1 a ncock. of Boston spent I aunday with Mrs. Fred Britton. Sam uel Walker has moved into the parson- ?e. Mrs. Sorter has returned to ner Itenement in Mrs. Day's house. Work on the road leading to the grade cross- ling has been resumed and it is hoped I the road will soon be completed. Jo seph Waite is recovering from pneu monia. Albert Irish becran work for J. B. Dunnell, Monday. Mr. Dunnell as put on bis delivery wagon again. -A larsre numlwr of fish have been I taken from mill brook lately, the low wter allowing them to be easily cap tured. Mrs. A. M. D. Alexander and i Mary Dutton have gone to Po Sprines. Me., for a two weeks' I outing. Mrs. C. C. Stearns returned Saturday from a two weeks' visit in e Jersey. Miss Bessie Hammon ith one of her schoolmates came home from Orange to spend Sunday with her Parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Hammon. -Mr. Thayer of Erving is very busy Hinting, papering and whitewashing the Farms. Mr. Caswell of Athol s moved into his new cottage on the fi'er bank near the Slate cottage. MlSS Alil'f. Afnr.ro r.f ClnrAnfT And MISS usie Banks of Oranire have been vis L'lng at the Farms. Miss Hale from Heading, on her way home from Tex ?9. 9topried over Sunday at O. L. Uaeh's. -Mr. and Mra. F. V. Wood of I De LnrUnrl ... ctnrtr.Ir.rr at. Mr. Pood's father's. C). Wood's, at the farms. Browned in a Watering Trough. The body of Elizabeth, the youngest ip " "tujouim auu wv.- p-tuenaer, was brought to orthneld f &unal, Mondav. from HilL N. H. uttlr Elizabeth, who would have been ' jears old in September, fell into a tering trough Saturday. The water ,s rery shallow but the child was sunned by the fall and was drowned 'Ore she cnnlrl ha rpomiArl by her 'other. .Much sympathy is felt for the ;,0l.v- She was the only daughter, a "eht, healthy child. Four brothers -arrive her, the oldest eight years old. BERXABD8T0V. Th R.;.1 r: 1- . . l. ..r . mi 1 1 uie Will D1CCI " ."Mnesday, May 17. Supper will be "roished. ,Th Epworth league Wesleyan anni trry was a Tery interesting occa " the M. E. church Sunday even- basket of eggs was taken from the -irff' of A- a Warner's house a few kigo: also cream from the cream J?a food from other receptacles, unknown. pTht honors of the senior class of x institute have been awarded to .w """ence, first Taledictorian; A.- ,DaTi. second, salutatorian; i!""Lor.gwelL third? ve an interesting lecture on birds, illus trated by stereopticon views of our na tive birds, which was very interesting. Thursday evening he gave the lecture, "An Evening with a Microscope," which was equally interesting. Mrs. A. H. Farnum recently made a visit to her parents in Wilmington. Charles Hawkins has returned to his work in Canastota, N. Y. Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Benson have returned from their vacation trip. Rev. Mr. Bart lett is about to move into George Knapp's tenement and Rev. George Lawrence will take possession of his own tenement vacated by Mr. Bartlett. Death of Mn, F. H. Whit. The community wassaddened Wednes- r?v hv the death of Mrs. F. H. White, who has been ill for some time. Her maiden name was Howe, and beside hnr himhnnd. she leaves one daughter, Mrs. Herman Eddy, and a son, Seth White. She is also survived by two brothers. She was about 45 years of era and wha a faithful wife, a Kind mother and a good neighbor, ihe family have the sympathy of the whole community. A Pleasant Horn Wedding. A quiet home wedding was solem- nid Wednesday when Miss Aobie, only daughter of Mrs. Sarah Fish, was united in marriage to Edward Morse of Wardsboro, Rev. F. M. Wiswall offi ciating. Mr. and Mrs. Morse will re side for a time in Wardsboro, where he has a large farm. Mrs. Morse has been a prominent member of the church and local societies here and the best wishes of a large circle of friends go with her to her new home. WILLIAKSYILLE. John and Hastings Williams are building a cottage at Sunset lake. The Epworth league will have an ice cream festival on the lawn at the Methodist church next Tuesday even- "owing to union services at South v..i.n. Rnndav morning there will be no services in the churches here, but the evening services at the Meth odist church will be as usual. L. E. Stratton is putting a new re frigerator into his meat market this week. -Miss Jennie Underwood of New fane is visiting ner sister. Mrs. Wal ter Wheeler.-W. J. Munn of Holyoke, Mass., is here on a fishing trip. He stopping at Perley Sparks-Mr. and Mrs. Geo? Hall returned Wednesday ,rr. Vnrth Londonderry where they spent the winter with , their daughter. Mrs. r red v. aru. " ley of Brattleboro came with them.- Miss Florence Merrifield is spending some time in opi'"K" -- - Moore went to Uiaremoui, . " . Tuesday for a Tisit WESTMINSTER. David Williams is in town. Miss Carrie Miller was an over Sunday guest of 'Miss Thayer at Bellows Falls. Miss Myrin Caswell of Millbury, Mass., is spending a few weeks with Miss Louise Rideout. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Miller, Misses Eunice and Emma Read and Fred Fenn spent Sunday at Alstead, N. H. Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Willardof Boston are expected for the summer at Miss JMiza Wilkins'. Miss Myra Ash well was home from West Randolph over Sunday. Mrs. Cuttsr of Wayerly, Mass., was a guest at Rev. G. II. De Bevoise from Friday till Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Watkins and child of Felcbville visited at George Banks' the first of the week. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Marks and children of Westmoreland, and Mrs. George Hayward of Spring field are at F. E. Hayward's. Mrs. E. M. May is spending the summer in Woodsville, N. H. Miss Lilla Drown of Brattleboro was a guest over Sun day of Mrs. Ellen Ward. The "Little Italy" strike is under control. Mrs. Owen, son and daughter who have been spending the winter at Mr. Killing beck's return to St. Johnsbury Friday. Mr. Bathrick spent Sunday at his home in Grafton. Mrs. Martha Smith is visiting in Brattleboro. WARDSBORO. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Martin were called to Putney very suddenly this week on account of the illness of their son's wife, Mrs. Gary Martin. The A. Z. club will meet at the ves try Thursday afternoon, May 28. Sup per will be served from G to 8. The ladies of the club are requested to bring food. Hiram Cobb is in a critical condi tion caused by a shock received while at work in the field Monday and af fecting bis left side. Not coming to dinner search was made for him and be was found lying in a pool of water where be bad fallen and lain for an hour in the hot sun. There will be Memorial exercises Friday afternoon, May 29. Address by Rev. E. A. Royal of Townshend, also exercises bv the children and mu sic by a quartet and the Wardsboro cornet band. After the exercises the children will march to the cemetery and decorate the graves. Wardsboro cornet band will play in South Londonderry Memorial day. Frank Eddy is visiting his mother, Mrs. Mary Eddy. Mrs. Maria Dustin, who has been visiting her brother, has returned to ner home in Beloit, W is. Mrs. Walter Leitb, who has been snending a few days with her mother, Mrs. Mary Bliss, returned home Wednesday. Charles Newcomb, who has been ill for some time, is very low. Mrs. Lizzie Barber is assisting Mrs. Newcomb in caring for him. TOWNSHEND. The seminary boys played ball with Chester High school boys Saturday. Score, 23 to 1, in favor of seminary boys. Ullery & Co. print posters, dodgers and commercial worn quicker than you usually get them done. Most jobs can be delivered the next day and rush or ders are sometimes ready the same day. The prices are very reasonable. Dr. Osgood attended the Conneoti cut River Valley Medical association held at Bellows Falls Tuesday. The evangelistic meetings have been held a part of this week. Wesley Phillips and wife have returned from Florida, where they spent the winter. The seniors sold ice-cream on the Common Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. J. J. Dale recently spent a few days in Brattle boro. beluing care for her little grand daughter, Urinda ford, who has been quite sick. The Seminary Examinations. The oral examinations at Leland k Gray seminary will be held in the va rious rooms as follows : Seniors, Thurs day, May 28, 9a. m., Virgil and Ovid; 2 p. m., American literature. Juniors, Monday, Junel, 9a. nr., Cicero; Tues day, 9 a. m., English; 1:30 p. m., French. Sophomores, Monday, 9 a. m., geometry; Tuesday, a. m., algebra; Tuesday, d. m. , physics. Freshmen, Mouday, p. m. , Latin beginners, book keeping; Tuesday, a. ni. , elocution. Preparatory, Tuesday, p. m., arithme tic and geography. A special invita tion is extended to all to attend the work in physics as the new physical apparatus will be used and its work ing shown very completely. The Har vard quartette has been secured for the commencement concert Thursday evening and they will be assisted by Mrs. Greenleaf, elocutionist. WEST HALIFAX Last Sunday Stone & Clark tele phoned to Jacksonville for help to fight fire, as their woods back of their mill were on fire. About 40 or 50 came down from Jacksonville in re sponse to the call. R. Q. Wilcox of Jacksonville is in town buying wooL Arthur E. Cooke has returned to Brattleboro after spending a week's vacation with his mrents, Mr. and Mrs. a. Cooke. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Thurber visited their daughters in Brattleboro the first of the week. Mrs. Hudson has re turned borne after a visit with her daughter, Mrs. Arthur Gates., in Springfield, Mass. The following arrangements have been made for Decoration day: Hon. J. L. Martin will be orator of the day and the Brattleboro drum corps will furnish music, J. C. Winn, marshal. These committees have been appointed to visit schools: No. 1, Elbridge Wood ard : No. 2, H. B. Brown ; No. 4, S. B. Worden ; No. fi, O. F. Wilson ; No. 7, F. II. Niles; No. 8, E. S. Cooke: No. 11, W. B. WBrren; Thomas Hill district, Elias Prouty. A lunch will be served and all are requested to fur nish for the same. Committee for the tables, A. A. Hill, Win. E. Clark, M. E. Thurber, Mrs. C. F. Clark, Mrs. D. E. Tucker, Mrs W. C. Miles, Mrs. F. T. Miner, Mrs. C. H. Learned, Mrs. Nelson Wilson, Miss Mabel Thurber, Miss Stella Cook", Miss Bertha Clark, Miss Nellie Vincent. Provisions will be left at village hail and flowers at the school room. The floral commit tee are: Mrs. A. C. Jones, Mrs. J. E. Berry, Mrs. F. H. Niles, Mrs. G. L. Clark, Mrs. J. C. Winn, Mrs. A. K. Powers, Mrs. W. E. Clark. Mrs. E. S. Cooke, Mrs. Frank Stone, Mrs. W. B. Warren, Mrs. Arthur Stone, Mrs. Su san Larrabee, Miss Alice Stone. The procession will form at 10 a. m. and march to the Baptist church where the exercises will he held. Miss Mar cia Butterfield will have charge of the children and arrange the speaking. TO n.'RE A COLD OJIE DAY r.ka tx.tlT Brumo Oolntn Tablet. An W. ttror iiiw. i oa each box. 3Sc WE8T WAEDSBORO. J. A. Streeter is remodeling his bouse, putting on piazzas, dormer win dows, etc., and expects a lot of city boarders. It is expected that Rev. O. H. Pal mer will preach here next Sunday morning and Rev. J. L. King of Tur ner, Me., the Sunday morning follow ing. A peddler threw a lighted match in to the grass near M. J. Davidson's barn last week and if help had not been near it is thought the buildings would have been burned. Mr. and Mrs. Hial Robinson are on a visit to nis motner ana d rot ner in Tenona, 111. Mr. and Mrs. a C. Ry der and daughter and Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Adams visited in Shaftsbury last wbpI, Mrs. Maria Dustin of Beloit. 1 Wis., Mrs. C. Martin of Wardsboro and Mrs. E. L. Rice visited at W. J. Dav idson's recently. WHTTINOHAK. A teachers' meeting was held at the village scboolhouse Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Peck of North Adams visited at Frank Jillson's the first of the week. Mrs. Alma Taylor of Rowe visited her mother, Mrs. S. A. Wheel er, a few days last week, returning to her home Sunday. Miss Edith Fowler visited in Readsboro Tuesday. Miss Ethel Newell has been very sick with measles and it is doubtful if she will be able to finish the term of school she was teaching. Mrs. S. A. Wheeler started Monday for South Dakota. Her son, Arthur Wheeler, accompanied her as far as Buffalo, New i'ork, where she expects to meot her son George Briggs of Dakota and attend the Baptist convention held in Buffalo. She intends to be gone until Septem ber. T. C. Marsh has closed his house and gone away among his relatives in Amherst, Mass., and other places. Miss Erne Dalrymple has been the guast of her aunt, Mrs. Lurissa Brown, for a week. Mrs. Caroline Chase of Jacksonville is staying at Abram Chase's for a while as Dolly Wbitcomb who lives with them is away on a two weeks' vacation. WILKINOTON. ' The formal dedication of the new pipe organ recently installed in the Universalist church will ocour next Sunday. An appropriate program will be carried out. Ullery & Co. print posters, dodgers and commercial work quicker than you usually get them done. Most jobs can be delivered the next day and rush or ders are sometimes ready the same day. The prices are very reasonable. Porter J. Fitch left town Wednesday of last week for Illinois where he will be married to Miss Minnie Hubbard. Mr. and Mrs. Fitch will return in a few weeks and occupy their tenement on High street. Many friends wish them much happiness. Major F. W. Childswas in town last week looking after the hotel and Mem orial hall improvements. The organ recital at the Universalist church last week was well attended and the excel lent playing by Lucien Howe of Brat tleboro was enjoyed by all. James Mc Donald and family removed from town lt. nrnelt. Mrs. McDonald and the children going to Island Pond and Mr. McDonald to Maine. Miss B. Leone Russell sang at Sbelburne Falls, Mass.. the evening of May 11 assisted by Miss Grace Shattuck and C. L. Brigham, violins, Warren Brigham, vionnceiio, Miss Alberta Amstein, accompanist and the Arms male quartet. Mrs. George F. Roberts and Mrs. Leonard Brown are visiting in New York. Miss Claire Brown has returned from a visit in Albany. N. Y. The excur sion to North Adams Tuesday evening was quite well patronized and those who attended express satisfaction m the presentation of Shakespeare s 'Tamiug of the Shrew. " B. . sru'ta and family have returned from is ew York city and will hereafter reside in town upon the farm owned oy mi. Smith, known as the Barnard place. Sidney Newton of Brooklyn is in town for a few days, the guest of M. L. Burr. Mrs. Nellie MacLellan of Brooklyn is in town assisting in the care of her sister, Mrs. M. L. Burr, who continues in very poor health. Irving D. Pal meter and Guy O. Howe weae in North Adams Wednesday. C. M. Russell was in Somerset Wednesday and Searsburg Thursday, on official business. Memorial Day will be observed with more than usual interest this vear and a program of excellence will be car ried out. Sunday, May 24, union ser vices will be held at the Congregation al-church, Rev. George E. Woodman delivering the sermon. Members of the post and associate members are request ed to meet at the post hall at 10 o'clock Sunday morning and proceed to the church, where the services will be held at 10:45. Saturday, May 30, the regu lar services will be held. Procession formed at the G. A. R. ball at 10 o'clock a. m. promptly, under direction of George E. Haynes, marshal, in the following order: North Adams drum corps, C. B. Lawton post, old soldiers, sons of veterans, associate members, Victory grange, and other organiza tion, school children under direction of their respective teachers, citizens. moving through the principal streets and halting at the monument on Aortn River street where short exercises will be conducted ; decorating of graves in the village cemetery; thence to Memo rial hall where the regular exercises will take place. Hon. O. E. Butter field will act as president of the day. Oration by Rev. Henry K. Piegel; reading of Lincoln's address by Com rade George J. Bond ; music bv chorus of voices under direction of Mr. Rie geL After conclusion of exercises din ner will be served for all in the base ment of Memorial hall. Everyone is asked to bring food for the tables and all are invited to partake cf the same. Good music may be expected from the drum corps and everything promises a very pleasant occasion. GUILFORD. It is said that a new barn will be built this summer on the T. L. Johnson farm to replace the one recently burned Bishop A. C. A. Hall will preach at Christ church on Sunday afternoon at 2:30o'clock, and the choirof St. Mich ael s episcopal church, Brattleboro, will sing. Patrick Ryan returned from the Far- ren hospital at Montague on Monday, having been under treatment there for two weeks for the removal of a can cerous growth from his face, lie is comfortable and able to be about. J. E. Gale is attending the U. S. circuit court at Windsor as juror this week. ATHENS. J. Kingsley. who has had the grip, is now in a failing and critical condi tion. By diligent work on the part of car penters and masons, Fred Dunham's new house is nearly ready for occupan-pt.-C. and L Hitchcock of Westmin ster spent Sunday with Fay Bridges. R-I-P-A-N-S Tabules Doctors find A good prescription For mankind Tbf s Tbe (or a year. -cent packet f enoaph for nni occMrons. lly bottle 1 60 t t contain a uppiy All druggist eU -l7 GUILFORD CENTER. George Franklin's house narrowly es caped being burned up yesterday. A little four-year-old son of Lorenzo Haynes who lives in the house built up a rousing bre in an old parlor stove which stood at tbe back of tbe house against the building, when it got well a-going Mrs. H. J. Richmond saw the smoke and sent someone to learn tbe cause, as Mr. Franklin was away from home. Tbe blaze was near tbe clap boards which were getting quite charred when discovered. In a few minutes more the fire would have been beyond controL XARLBORO. Clarence Adams was taken to the Brattleboro Retreat Friday. Melvin Dalrymple and family were at E. P. Adams' Sunday. Their son Charlie who has been spending two weeks at Mr. Adams', returned home with them. Murry Thomas and family spent Sun day at George Adams'. Ruth Angier has returned to her grandmother's. Mrs. Henry Ames'. Lottie Thomas hit ortn. ti Mplvin Dalrvmnlaa to work. S. B. Winchester and family of Holvoke are at tbe Poplars for two weeks. Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Winches ter also spent Sunday and Monday there. I SOUTH VERNON- Ullery & Co. print posters, dodgers and commercial work quicker than you usually get them done. Most joos can be delivered tbe next day and rush or ders are sometimes ready the same day. The prices are very reasonable. Charles Allen of Marlboro, N. H. , visited his niece, Mrs. Helen Riley, this week. Fayette Stoddard had two ! i . . i ! cows siaugniereu loisweea aou truest Tenney one by the state commissioners. Mr. Stewart, clerk for Adams Sr Prouty, is taking a vacation for a few days. Mrs. Lizzie Braley of Putney , visited Mrs. C. Jackson recently ; from here she went to Boston, Mass., and vicinity. Mrs. J. G. Weatberhead is visiting in Northfield, Mass. Dr. E. P. Burton died April 23 in Corydon, la., at the age of 77. The doctor, who was born in South Vernon was a teacher in Franklin county be fore going to the University of Ver mont, where he acquired his medical education, graduating in 1853. He practiced first in Wardsboro, and in 1854 was married at West Northfield to Harriet L. Caldwell. Dr. Burton took his family in 1859 to Chesterfield, III, where he practiced until the civil war, through which be served as surgeon of an Illinois regiment. After the war Dr. Burton came east again and settled for two years at Gill, but in 1868 went to New York, Iowa, and in 1897 to Corydon. Gazette. J . A.jtr. r Lunch Milk Biscuits are KRISP and DELICIOUS, kept so indefinitely in our MOIST PROOF PACKAGE. Sold in liberal size 5cand 10c. packages Jf mot ml fomrt, kindly wrtit us. C D. BOSS k SO. New Lm4m, Cms. I axative jftromo Quinine .Crips.3 Cores aCoMiaOM Day, 4 Days 25c Jim Dumps gazed out oa sidewalks hot And looked in vain for oat cool spot ; And vowed he ne'er again would eat A lunch of heat-producing meat. Once more has " Force " restored hie rim, Although 'tis hot, he's," Sunny Jim." ore The Beady.to-Scrve Cereal maKes comfort possible on a sweltering day. Hales Him f Keea Cool. " 1 Force ' is a bleaalng to hot humanity. I tad since eating it and I want it every morning that 1 am able to go through a hot day with much more comfort than whan I used to eat hearty meat breakfasts. It has taught me how to Uve. "R. B. CLaTBSBOBB." CAIN & IZARD "A Drowning Man Will Catch at a Straw." Therefore, if you are to CATCH as it were at a different tailor, let US personate the STRAW. We'll save you. With a splendid line of Spring and Summer Woolens to select from, we can make you a pleas ing Suit (20.00 to $34.00 Trousers, $6.00 to $10.00. LADIES' SUITS to ORDER. KS'IFE PLAITING at SHORT NOTICE FERRIS' HAMS & BACON are unrivalled. We are sole agents for these goods and will be pleased to supply you. i Native Spring Lamb and Broilers are in the market for the season. You will find Bargains at the Special Cash Sale Saturday Afternoon and Evening. ABBOTT & ACKERMAN. QUAKER RANGES. The Quaker Range has large flues. Will take a twenty-four inch stick of wood, full size of fire box. BOIjD BY EMERSON & SON, BRATTLEBORO. Y osm iTurnm ramtin ...8UCCESTS... Owing to the demand ereattd in the past seaaona by thia world-renowned train, "STJXTSET LIMITED Will be operated every day in the week, commencing Xo vember 15th, with Compartment Car, Standard Sleeper, through Dining Car and all the exclusive features which have caused it to be known as "THE FAMOUS HOTEL ON WHEELS." op- tat The "PACIFIC COAST EXPRESS" will also be eraled daily between A'ew Orleans and California, PAS8ENCER STEAMERS between! NEW YORK NEW ORLEANS Fast Time. Superb Service. 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