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THE WINDHAM COUNTY REFORMER, FRIDAY, MAY 29, 1903.
Windham lountx? & Vicinity. Ail the News in the Reformer's Bailiwick as Gath ered bj? a Score of Special Correspondents. (Other County and Vicinity News on 8th Pafje. ) NORTHFIELD. i n. Punuell has purchased the tract 0( land between his House and the Bardwell property. The Inhnr on ine new siawon is pro- attractive building. rs, Woodiird who occupies a tene- .t in Mrs. Day's cottage, fen down tlv, breaking her collar gllliw hone, Societv nnd lodge printing are quick- S . '. ... .... J L... TTlf t Ir and siinsi'"-1"1" "j uuorj k Co The small job gets the same care ful attention that the larger one does. The school children are requested to x" ., K O 17 hall' tomorrow morning for filling bas kets to be used in connection with the memorial exercises later in the day. Ibe Sunday school -of the North ciiurch held a lawn party on the church grounds Saturday afternoon from 3 to 5 o'clock. A large number attended jnd the children had a merry time laving games. uignt reiresuments sere served. William W. Hart of Northampton, a inrmer Northfield boy. has resigned his position wan me uosiuu a, luaiue ran road where be nas been employed as conductor for the past 13 years, to ac cept a better position with the Boston i Albanv, and now resides in Merrick, Mass. The vouns people's society of the North church held a social on the lawn of Lawrence Lazelle Tuesday evening. Games were played, refreshments con aiattner nf SAndwicb.es. cake, orance frappe and fruit punch were served and were followed by the regular busi ness meeting of the society. The G. A. R. post of this town will bold their annual Memorial services to-morrow. As it was not possible to ..nnnpo a hnnH far thA nftnrnnnn. tha service of decorating the graves will be held in the morning, the Post meeting at 9:30 a. m., and marcning to the cem etery at 10 o'clock. After these duties have been performed the Post will re turn tn Sons of Veterans hall where dinner will be served at noon by the Woman's Relief Corps and Ladies' Aid societv. Ihe regular memorial ser vice will be held in town hall at 2 o'clock and will consist of the regular G. A. K. service, recitations and sing- inr lit' nnKlin eohnnl rK ! 1 I ran and an address by Prof. James McConoughy, whose subject will be, "Lessons of the Civil War to Young People of Today. Service will conclude with singing of "America ' by the audience. that the early morning express train at - vj. u, B0p nere wnen flagged. It is hoped the petition may be granted. A company of 10 young people came from Greenfield a few evenings since to .uiy.iao iur. ana Mrs. Edward Carson, oomeone in tne secret invited a few townspeople to increase the number and the merriment. Relratimnt..0,o - . vuvo vvuau j Borvea ana a nearty welcome given to mo i,uuuo reueoiiy married. Memorial Day exercises will be held L town hal1 at 9:30 to-morrow with the following program: Marshal, Kev. G. W. Patten; music, Bernard- tuu coruoi Dana; invocation! solo, u aster Merbert Grant; readings, "The oriae or tne Battlefield" and "The Meaning of the Flag, by Miss Eve lyn Hale : solo, Theodore Cronyn ; ad dress. Rev. C. E. Beals nf Oronfl.M . closing hymn, young people's choir; music, by the band. Marchino- to nem. etery and decoration of graves. The Bernardston grange received a cordial and urgent invitation to visit the Brattleboro grange Wednesday evening. The polite favor was accept ed. A Comnanv of larlinH puma frnm Greenfield Tuesday to pass the day . 1.1- Y f at r ' ' wim xurs. onaw. Mr. and Mrs. js. a. Tottingham went to C. H. Newton's in Vernon Sunday. Guy Bardwell of m i i . . , . luwusoena, vt., was in town over Sunday. A forest fire, probably set by a passing engine, on the land of Ira Willard, was fought and extinguished Tuesday. Mrs. H. O. Root returned Tuesday from Boston, where she has been for surgical treatment. Her health is apparently much improved. . B. Wood and family have returned to their mountain home. Mrs. Olive Fletcher of Three Rivers came Satur day rn heln nape fop hep fainter. Mrs. Lydia Morgan. Mrs. Eva Stebbins Callender and son returned to their home in Hill, N. H., Saturday. Mrs. flarwood Proctor is visiting at the home of ber son, A. W. Proctor. Mrs. Mattie Proctor has been spending a few days with friends in Warwick. Mr. and Mrs. Corner of Orantre have been visiting Mrs. Corner's sister, Mrs. S. G. Titus. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Sawyer of Fitchburg are visiting at the Farms. Mrs. Warren Field is quite sick with pneumonia. Miss Hale is improving rapidly. Mrs. Mary Taft has returned from her visit to Bellows Falls. Lyman Smith is very low with pneumonia. Miss Lena Fisher of Am herst is visiting Mrs. Mattie Gilette. -A horseback party from New York is espected at the Northfield the last of the week. W. R. Moody is ill with the grip. Death of Mrs. lydia Fik Morgan. Mrc T.vio Trial? 1 nrrrn n raaaaA o IT. ft V 1 at tne home of her sod, W. D. Morgan, early Sunday morning, after a painful illness ol over tnree weeks. Mrs. Mor gan has been in feeble health for some time; Mav lshe fell, breaking her hip, ithich accidant finally caused ber death. Although kept under the in auence of opiates, her suffering at times was severe, and the smile that lighted her countenance as the spirit led, wiping out all traces of pain and re, will alwavs be a comforting re uembranee to those who cared for her during ber last hours. Death is robbed of its sting when welcomed with such an expression. Mrs. Morgan was born in Warwick July 10, 1624, and was the wmow of the late Joseph Blake Mor gan who for many years had charge of the toll bridge. Of a retiring nature, she made many friends. She was a good friend, a good neighbor and a good mother. She leaves one daughter, Mrs. Josephine Smith, a son, W. D. Mor gan, a sister, Mrs. Olive Fletcher of Three Rivers, and a brother, Josiah Knowhon of Gill. The funeral was held Tuesdav at 11 o'clock at the son's home. Burial at the Farms. DUHXEBST0H CEHTEE. The severe drought still continues and vegetation is suffering for want of rain. w. walker who has an extensive strawberry industry has been irrigat ing bis field hoping to prevent the damage Dy tne severe drought. Memorial day exercises will be ob served at the church here tomorrow at 9 o'clock the Greenwood post of Put ney being in" attendance. Rev. Mr. Jackson is to deliver the address. E. H. Miller has charge of the singing. The children in the different schools will take part in the services. Mrs. Pratt who has been visiting her brotner during his illness, nas returned to her home in West Brattleboro. Mrs. Dustin Reed has moved from Mr, Hall's to ber father's, H. H. Miller's. Mr. and Mrs. Hall of Walpole, N. H have been visiting their son Mail Car rier Hall. Mrs. Greenwood and her mother, Mrs. Fanny Knight, have re .turned to their old home where they will spend tne summer. BEENABDSTON. A meeting of the book committee of Cushman library has been appointed for Tuesday evening, June 2. Rev. Mr. Marsland will preach the baccalaureate sermon to the senior classof Powers Institute, Sunday morn 'ng, June 8, in the Goodale Memorial church. The Greenfield Group Epworth league convention will meet here Tues day at 10 o'clock for an all day session. An interesting program has been Planned and many speakers promised. Entertainment provided. .A petition, very generally signed by citizens of this place, is before the of ncialsof the B. & M. R. R., praying METTLE rase: Prickly Heat, Chafing, Hives, and all Eruptive Diseases cured by Heals and Comforts the Skin k Ulna fwirr, Ktldh aldM. Win ul .4.11 skla pn4t ! ta H All druggists. 2Se. Smpl tr. C0MrORT powder CO. Hartford, Conn. SOUTH L0ND0NDEKKY. The frost has done much damage to gardens in this vicinity. Chas. Plumley of Northfield will de liver tne memorial address nere Mem orial day. A large congregation attend ed memorial service Sunday. Mrs. C. B. Walker is spending a few days in Chester. A good number of our citizens attended the meeting of the B. & W. railroad company at Brat tleboro Saturday. Miss Grace Thayer has returned to her home in xowns- hend, having spent several days with her friend, Mrs. Gates. Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Landman went to Boston Satur day for a few days' stay. Mrs. Eugene Harrington of Cambridgeport, Mass., is visiting relatives here. Mrs. Steb bins of Brattleboro visited briefly with her brother, George Coombs, and her aunt, Mrs. White, recently. LONDONDERRY. Mrs. A. A. Curtis fell and injured her limb last week. Mrs. Warren Pierce has returned from Manchester. A. B. Waite has re turned from Des Moines and Chicago. Mrs. Warren Wright who has been a sufferer from rheumatism all winter, has been able to take a carriage ride recently. Dr. Galvin is making re mirxin his newlv rjurchased residence. Ray Holt has returned from Pennsyl vania. Mrs. R. H. Dow is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. K. Holt. ATHENS. Our previous pastor, Mr. Baker, has gone from here and is now studying. Leon Ball of Bellows Falls preached last Sunday. Miss Agnes Keefe is visiting rela tives at Mt. Holly, for a few days. Miss Maggie Keefe is at home on ac count of ill health. She thinks of go ing to Pennsylvania for a vacation. Oren Smith and Olive Pierce of Towns hend were in town Sunday. BR00KLINE. Wnrlr U being done at Pierce's mill, preparatory to starting up the business. ti,a frnst did some damage to the gardens Monday and Tuesday mornings. No preaching at the Methodist church last Sunday, and tne tsunaay school was omitted. MiQ Mhv Lawrence of Springfield has been visiting at her father's, M. W. Lawrence's. A. n. uean oi cei lows Falls and Nelson Smith of Bar ber's park spent Sunday in town. T. M. Allbee has improved bu vua. rides out. Mrs. WTIXIAltSVTLLE. Fred Paul and daughters of dii p-alls are visiting her brother, E H Richardson. Mr. Paul comes to n.mmtion day with them. Mrs. N B. Perry returned Tuesdav from several weeks spent in Cleveland and Rochester. -J. Young ,h rfn turned from a visit to his old home in Missouri-Carrie Stedm.n left Wednes day for a Visit Wlin uer urumn u--cia'n in Worcester, Mass. WASDSB0B0. Charles H Newcomb died Thursday itrht after a long and painful illness with consumption. In nis deatn tne church has lost an earnest and faith ful worker and the community a good & ftVM Sn7c.rirwhoh.Ve the .JmnffhTof all: by his brothers, W.l ?i"P.nH Vred I Newcomb, of Fitchburg, Ms. a sister in California and one in NeTjerv : nd by two half brothers, Ltin and " Walter Newcomb, and one s1sie??n Brattlebora Those from out FNerb V W.1 K New comb of Fitchburg, Mj, Loun .nd MeirTAldrich . Packard Sli ding and Watson of Hidsdale, N. H. PUTNEY. The Audubon society will meet Mon day might with Mrs. W. S. Adams, Mrs. Elvira Field has been very sick with pneumonia, but is out of danger now. The Stowell shops were closed two days this week by a break in the en gine. Ice cream and cake will be sold by the ladies of the Methodist church Decoration day. Miss Maude Munger was called to Windsor Thursday by the death of her grandmother, Mrs. Richmond. Next week Friday evening has been decided upon as the date for holding the May day party by the Baptist so ciety. The Gun club will hold its first shooting contest Saturday at 9 a. m. on ground back of Henry Warren's house. Mrs. C. E. Glidden fell and broke her arm while in Brattleboro last week. She has the sympathy of her friends in Putney. Cant. Robertson was allowed only 86500 insurance on his mill that was burned a short time ago, which is a very small amount on so valuable a property. Rev. E. R. Perkins went to Windsor Locks, Conn., Wednesday . and deliv ered a lecture on "Ancient Craft Ma sonry" before the Masonic lodge of tnat city. Mrs. Anna B. II. Harris was elected delegate from the Woman's Missionary society of the Congregational church to attend the state meeting at Hurling ton June 10. Miss Blanche Johnson, whose home s in Shelburne Falls, Mass., has been engaged to take Miss Munger's place as stenographer at the Stowell shops. She will board at Mrs. F. L. Pierce's. The people of the whole town are un der obligations to the patriotic com mittee of the Woman's Relief corps for the good work they have done in con nection with the schools. Every school in town now has a flag floating in the wind, thanks to the labors of this com mittee. A serious accident was narrowly averted Sunday afternoon by the pres ence of mind of Driver Treadway. The tally-ho in which the ladies of the Re lief corps were returning from East I Putney, met an automobile just as they were coming into the village ; both vehicles stopped, but when the auto mobile started to pass by the horses went into the air and in the attempt to bring them into place one line broke; The driver jumped and caught the horses by the head just in time to pre vent a runaway. Order of exercises for Memorial day will be as follows: Col. Greenwood post and Woman's Relief corps and friends leave Putney for Dummerston at 8 a. m. : exercises at the Congrega tional church at 9a. m., Rev. W. P. Jackson delivering the address; E. H. Miller will sing; decoration of graves; returning to Putney where dinner will be served to post and Relief corps; public exercises in town hall at 2 p. m. Uol. Joel Baker or Kutiana win be the speaker; special music has been prepared ; after this the post will o to Maplewood cemetery and men to Pleasant. GUILFORD. F. L. Coombs has sold bis farm known as the John L. Simonds farm to a man from Three Mile Bay, N. V. , who intends to occupy it in late June. An Intereating Bit of History. In the purchase of the Tombs plaoe so called, .wnicn joins tne old ttuuiers farm where tne buildings burned last November, J. Henry Pratt becomes the owner of one of the largest and best hill farms in southern Vermont. Mr. Tomb bought his place of Charles A. Squiers about five years ago, Mr. Squiers having bought it of M. P. Melendy several years previous; but the family did not occupy the house until they sold tne old homestead to Mr. Perry of Massachusetts. The original proprietor was Samuel Melen dy, who settled there in 1770. Four successive generations of the Melendy family called it their home, but it passed into other hands in 1877, the Melendys moving to Kansas. Mr. Squiers bought the other farm which Mr. Pratt has owned for several years of Barney Gallup in 1857, but later be added the large Esterbrook farm and a portion of the Edward Barney arm, besides otner land adjoining till tit became an extensive tract of several hundred acres. The first stage road from Brattleboro to Greenfield ran past the farms and across East mountain, joining the highway now in use at North Bernardston. Through what was then the garden of the town VEBN0N, Rev. R. K. Marvin will nreach I Union church Sunday afternoon at 2.30, Elder W. O. Williams will preach in the chapel Sunday at 11 a. m. and 7 :30 p. m. The ladies' circle will meet in their rooms Wednesday afternoon. Suppei win oe served at tne usual hour. Edward Armstrong of Nashua. N. H., is visiting at A. W. Campbell's. Mrs. Bert Aldricn. little daughter Dor othy and maid returned to Boston Wednesday morning after spending sev eral wreks with Mr. Aldricb'B cousin Miss Zelia Johnson. Miss Mary Ja quitb of Soutbbridge, Mass., is spend ing a two weeks' vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Jaauith, Miss Edith Hill was summoned to Brattleboro last week by Dr. Gale to nurse Mrs. Uale who is ill with pneu monia. Prof. William R. Shipman of Tufts college and president of the board of trustees of Uoddard seminary at Barre, recently celebrated his 67th birthday anniversary and the Massachusetts and Vermont papers nave said many pleas ant things about him in connection with tho event. Prof. Shipman is brother of Mrs. E. O. Lee of this place and a frequent visitor here. He is dean of the College of Letters of Tufts, has been connected with that institution 39 years, and has held the chair of rhet oric longer than any other teacher New England. Prof. Shipman was one of the founders of Goddard seminary years or more, and little is left to in dicate that it was once a populous and prosperous region go t Mt. Mrs. Percy Warwick has gone for a visit to her parents in Haverhill, N. H. W. Richards is visiting in Am herst, Muss. Mrs. R. Katherine Booth has been Quite sick for a week. Allen Pierce returned to Bangor, Me., Mon day. Mrs. Sanders returned Saturday from a visit to her daughter in Spring field, Mass. Mr. and Mrs. Flint from Kansas are visiting former friends in town and are staying at present with Mr. and Mrs. II. Warren. The build- ng adioining tne reading room,, ana formerly occupied by the Local Option club, is being torn down. Mrs. Ches ter Munroe from Englewood, N. J., has come to spend the summer on her farm. Fred Taft. of Worcester, spent Sunday with his father, 11. E. Taft. Warren Stevens, a former resident of Putney, made a brief call in town Wednesday. He has bought a hotel at Bethlehem, N. H., and takes possess ion at once. Mr. Holt's family have moved down to the village. Dr. Es mond is moving into Mr. Houghton's house at the top or Jvimoall mil. Walter Crawford is confined to the house this week. T0WNSHEND. The seminary boys went to Chester Monday to play baseball. Score 20 to 19 in favor of the seminary boys. The Dorcas Guild held a banquet at Mrs. Baker's Tuesday night, when the husbands and friends were invited. Some over 40 were present to partake of the good things. After supper the tme was passed pleasantly witn games. Decoration day exercises will be held n the Baptist cburch tomorrow. The ddress will be given by Kev. li. n. Baker. That day, the Dorcas Guild will have ice cream for sale. A game of baseball is planned for in the after' noon. John Colburn and family came to Orison Follett's Saturday night. Mr. Colburn returned Monday to Newport. His wife and daughter remain here a while longer. A number from here at tended the stockholders meeting at Brattleboro Saturday. The commencement exercises in the seminary will begin Sunday with the baccalaureate sermon by Rev. G. B. I,a-mn nf Brattleboro. Monday and Tuesday, oral examinations ;Wednesday class day exercises 2 :30 p. m., prize dec lamations 7:30 p. m. ; Thursday, grad ating exercises 10 a. m., alumni ban quet 1 p. m. , annual meeting board or trustees 4 p. m., commencement concert 8 p. m., Harvard quartette assisted by Mrs. Greenleaf, reader; t riday, class retention 8 d. m. Kev. Smith Baker of Portland, Me., will give the grad uating address on Thursday morning. ......... atnnoa ..Ax. .1 .. . ...:!.. but many of those prosperous farms D ' . been or great service to onier have been abandoned as homes for 70 ."v.vm..,u, gjauu. uuring uis stay at xuus ub nas taken but one leave of absence, that of a year, from 1899 to 1900. On his vaca tion be spent 60 days abroad, traveling tn rough England, Paris and Germany, On his return he spent three months visiting pupils and graduates of Tufts and Uoddard Mrs. Jennie, wife of Fred H. Stone, aged 34, died at her home May 19, sf ter a painful illness of several weeks with canoerof the stomach. The fun eral was held Thursday, May 21, from Union church, Kev. Mr. Wood of West Brattleboro officiating. Mrs. Frost sod Miss Stebbins sang two appropriate ee- lections. A large quantity of beautiful flowers were contributed by kind friends and the burial was in the North cemetery. Mrs. Stone was a quiet, un assuming woman, much esteemed and loved by those who knew her best. She bad lived here only a few years and her time was largely occupied with home duties as lo addition to the usual house hold work she has cared for ber aged and innrm father, ueorge Sturtevant, with the kindest of nlial devotion. Mr. Stone has the sympathy of all in hi bereavement and ne deeply appreciates the many acts of kindness shown Mrs, Stone by friends during her illness, the friendly sympathy and help in this time of need, and for the contributions of flowers at the funeral. JACKSONVILLE. Arthur B. Chase has bought the Grif fin farm and is moving there this week. W. A. Brown bos bought the large lumber lots of R. H. and George R, Faulkner. Mrs. Wales Cheney is very sick. An operation was successfully performed Monday for strangulated hernia. The creamery declared a dividend of 25 cents for April butterfat ; 7859 lbs. of butter was made during the month Arrangements are in progress to have Kev. U. K. tteardsley of bherman, JN, I., preach in the Universalist church Commencing June 1, the stores will close Monday and Thursday evenings of each week instead of ednesday evenings. In the baseball game Saturday be tween the Shattuckville and Whiting- bam boys, the latter won o to 2. Th score stood 2-2 till the ssventb inning. The return game will be played at bnattuckville baturday. Mrs. Ophelia Stetson is visiting ber granddaughter in JJedbam, Mass. Frost four mornings in succession has damaged many gardens. Mrs. James Wheeler is visiting at H. E. Stetson's and E. S. Allen's. Mr. and Mrs. Coombs are visiting her parents, Mr, and Mrs. Sam Chase. E. J. Roberts has sold his span of driving horses to parties in South Boston, Mass. Mr. Roberts now draws the ribbons over a fine horse purchased near Derby. E, P. Reed and wife returned Friday from a week's trip to hnosburg f alls as rep. resentatives to the Grand Lodge of I. O. O. F. R. Q. Wilcox and Mr. Roundy have been among the farmers buying wool. disitsM and affections of aviry nature Sir CloarodAway k niw skin prisoriptlon all powirful In triatmint of parasltlo brisks In ths skin. Not griasy or unpleasant, but a olsan liquid, soppsd or atomizsd ovsr tho affsetod parts. Instantly rollsvos all Itching burning pains or sorsnsss. WHlTINOHAkt. The remains of Frances, widow of Walter Wilder, were brought here from r itehburg a snort time ago and bur- ed in the village cemetery beside ber nushand and children. They also were residents of this town for many years. The remains of Mrs. Jarvis Hudson, formerly Mrs. Zacheriah Wheeler, were brought here from Rowe Tuesday and buried beside her first husband in the village cemetery. She formerly re sided in this town, but for a few years past has lived at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Bolton, in Rowe. She is survived by her hus band and three daughters, grandchil dren and other relatives. John Bratton of Indiana, who was a resident of this town 47 years ago, is here on a visit with his relatives and friends, it being 34 years since his last visit. Ernest Baker and bride were here Sundav, at the home of his fath er, Calvin Baker. Eugene Murdock has been on the sick list for several days. Mr. Nichols and wife went to North Adams Tuesday. Watson Hicks, who has been visiting his grandmoth er, Mrs. Izanna 1? owler, for a few days, returned to North Adams Monday While be and his grandmother were re turning from Wilmington they saw a deer standing facing them in the road near the Rider pond. EAST DOVER. Memorial services were conducted last Sunday at the M. E. church, Rev. Mr. Webster preaching the sermon, Martin Bailey of Brattleboro is slat ing the Baptist church. Mrs. U. A. Gould has so far recovered from the grip as to ride out. Revs. C. S. Sherman and W. D. Howe go this week to Northfield, Mass., where they will build some cot tages to occupy while attending the Moody meetings. SOUTH VERNON The drouth is greatly injuring the grass crop in Impretfiv Memorial Service,. Memorial exercises were held at Un ion church Sunday afternoon by Henry Johnson post of the G. A. R., the Wo man s Keller corps and Sons of Veter ans of Northfield, Mass., with the vet erans and friends of this town. There was a large attendance and tbe exer cises were very impressive and appro priate. The post was in command of Commander Charles Jackson of this town and tbe order of exercises was ar ranged by Charles E. Davis, Commit tee. The music was furnished by Mrs. Agnes Gray, organist, Mrs. J. H. Frost and Miss E. L. Stebbins and Miss Violette Reynolds of Brattleboro, 13 years old, sang beautifully, "There is no North or South Today" and "Fare Thee Well, Molly Darling." Miss Edith Gray recited "The Georgia Vol unteer, " Misses Dora and Pauline Fairman sang "The Faded Coat of Blue" and Master Nye Johnsou gave a short declamation. The address by Rev. F. W. Lewis of Brattleboro was from the text "Ouit yourselves like men" and was listened to attentively by the "boys in blue" as well as all present. It was interspersed with thrilling passages of our civil war his tory, humorous anecdotes and pathetic pictures of sad scenes enacted during the civil war and true lessons of tbe day were drawn for the benefit of all who heard. After the address Mrs. Frost and Miss Stebbins sang most ef fectively a selection entitled "Rest." and all joined in the grand hymn "America." Beautiful baskets of flowers were distributed to the Sons of Veterans who were detailed to visit the several cemeteries and decorate the graves of tbe fallen veterans. TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY Take Laxative Bmino Quinine Tablets. All drupeinu refund the money U it falls to cure. . v. Grove's signature Is on eacb box. 25c. SOUTH WABDSB0B0. Charlie Gleason bas sold his place to Mrs. H. Hall who will move her goods in anon. Mr. Gleason has hired Mr. Wheeler's bouse on the Kilburn place where he will move soon. It is very dry here and the farmers are about discouraged about putting in their seed, as in many places it does not start at .11. Sunday and Monday mornings there was a sharp frost Mr. White, our pastor, has conclud ed to stay with us another year and will soon move into the so-called Fitts bouse. Mr. Rome of Gardner, Mass., bas been here recently looking after fais lumber interests in this Vicinity. Potter's steam mill on the White hill came near being destroyed by fire a few days since. The fire is supposed to h.ve started by a spark from the en gine and but for its timely discovery by Will Duncan and wife who worked hard and not it out the mill would probably have been burned down. this section and springs are low. Mrs. E. Tyler has nearly an acre of tobacco set. Others will set next week in this section. Einest Blodgett and wife have moved onto the Johnson farm, where he will act as foreman for tbe summer. Joseph Woodard received notice Sun day that bis aged mother had broken her shoulder in Northfield, Mass. Mr. and Mrs. Levi P. Hughes wel comed a daughter at their home May 23, granddaughter to Mrs. G. r airfield. Societv and lodge printing are quick' ly and satisfactorily done by Ullery A Co. The small job gets the same care ful attention that the larger one does. Fred Stone and father have much svmpathv from the public in tbe loss of wife and daughter. They have brok en up housekeeping and will board for tne present. Mrs. Helen Riley has returned from her week's stay in Brattleboia Henry Brooks is going to Brooklyn, N. V., this week. -The sick are all improving. There was a slight frost here the first of the week in low lands. It is deplorable to visit the Center cemetery and see the condition of the yard, with so many leaning and brok en down atones, especially at this me morial season when out-of-town friends so kindly come to assist in decorating the graves of our fallen heroes. Why cannot we bestir ourselves and form an association like many other towns around as? WEST DOVER. Preaching next Sunday at 1 :30 p. m. Mrs. Jennie Canedy has a heliotrope plant that has 60 blossoms on it. Can anyone beat that? Abel Johnson died at his home Mon day, after a long illness, aged 82 years. He was a lifelong resident of tbe town and a respected citizen, and his family nave tbe sympathy of all. He leaves a wife and one child. Mr. and Mrs. William Castle of Ja maica have been visiting Mrs. Castle's daughter, Mrs. V. H. Mann, the past week. Mr. and Mrs. "Henry Mann and son of Wilmington visited his father this week. W. U Upton and W. H. Churchill spent Saturday in North Adams on business. Mrs. Emma Rice spent Sunday in town. E. R. Cook and wife are visiting their daughter, Lela, in Brattleboro. Alva Canedy spent Monday and Tuesday at Halifax. rrank Johnson of Wilmington spent Sunday with bis parents. 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