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miin iirivntT A if riATTXTTV rl?T?rT TPIFi A V Af A V QO. 1 00.1. , i mm a r m - nn a i Windham County & Vicinity All th? News in the Reformer's lfaHiwlck as Gath. ered by a Score of Special Correspondents. (Other County and Vicinity News on 7th Page. ) HINSDALE. Queen Esther Rebekah lodee ini tiated three candidates Wednesday evening. The grammar school graduating ex ercises will be held in the town hall on the evening of June 18. Charles H. Newcomb, for many years a resident of Hinsdale, died at Wards boro, Vt., Thursday afternoon. The local base ball team defeated the Winchester team at Winchester Saturday afternoon by a score of 13-12. James Purcell, who has been em . ployed in a mill here for a short time, anof Pauline Dupee disappeared from K Hinsdale last week. Robert W. Field will give an organ recital at the Congregational church Saturday evening, assisted by Mrs. E. . Li. Robinson of St. Louis, soprano. Society Bnd lodge printing are quick ly and satisfactorily done by Ullery & Co. The small job gets the same care ful attention that the larger one does. James Britton, who has had charge of the wool-sorting department at Haile & Frost's mill for upwards of 25 years, has resigned his position and will be succeeded by Thomas Russell of Uxbridge, Mass. A. H. Holman of Winchester and Mrs. Eliza Fuller were married at the Congregational parsonage Tuesday morning, May 19, Rev. W. F. White performing the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Holman took a 6hort trip and are now at. home to their friends at the bride's home on High street. The Leigh-Morrison Stock Co. played at the town hall every evening last - week. The company is a good one and the plays were presented in a first class manner. The audiences, however, were small. Frank Kelley held the lucky number which drew the silver service Saturday evening. Rev. W. F. White preached the an nual Memorial sermon to the Grand Army, Woman's Relief Corps and Sons of Veterans at the Congregational church Sunday afternoon. Mr. White was assisted by Rev. C. A. Reed of the Methodist church and Rev. Gertrude Roscoe of the Universalist church. During the service a cornet solo was rendered by Clarence Booth and a vo cal solo by Mrs. E. L. Robinson. Mrs. Mark Johnson of Greenfield is visiting at the home of A. W. Bliss. Mrs. Thomas Dix returned last week from an extended visit with her daughter in Whateley, Mass. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Joslin of Barre, Vt., have hen visitincrat F. W. Tilden's. Mrs. H. W. Brigbam of Winchester visited her daughter, Mrs. E. J. Temple, last week Lester Booth of tasthampton spent a few days at his home here last ween. Miss juartna jray in uuuaeu with the measles. Frank Dickerman is quite ill with malaria. Mrs. E. J. Richards and child 'are visiting in Westfield, Mass. The Methodist la dies' society met at the parsonage Wednesday afternoon. Charles and Leon Dunklee of Greenfield were in - town Sunday. Timber Destroyed by a Forest Fire. A large amount of timber was de stroyed by a fire in the woods at the eastern part of the town Saturday morning. The flames, on account of the drought and the prevailing high wind, spread rapidly and the combined efforts of the Hinsdale, Winchester and Ashuelot firemen were needed to ex tinguish them. The fire was set by sparks from the engine on the 11 o'clock train. Quite a little frost Saturday night nipped beans, etc. We need rain very much, the grass looking as if burned. The people who turned out last week and cleaned the church deserve great praise for their work. Removing the two front pews has made a gr-at im provement as it gives more room in front of the altar. Mrs. Draper of Boston is visiting her mother, Mrs. Mary A. Graves. Mrs. Tucker is visiting her daughters in Vermont. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Harris and son John of West Chesterfield spent Sunday with ber parents, Mr. and Winslow Partridge. WIST CHESTERFIELD. The dance May 22 was enjoyed by a large company of young people. Mrs. Mary Whitney will deliver the Memorial sermon here next Sunday at 11 o'clock. The ladies' society will serve straw berries and ice cream for the concert and dance June 5. Next Saturday, June 6, the question "The importance of highway improve ment and the best means for insuring the same," will be' discussed. -Norris Farr moved his goods to Springfield Thursday. Mrs. George Amidon has not been as well for the past week. Leslie Ford who has worked in New York city for the past six months is visiting his parents. About 20 from here went to Brattle boro to attend the 30th anniversary of the Protective grange. SOUTH WABDSBOHO. Wedding bells rang out again in town Tuesday when Dr. J. H. Cole of New fane and Miss Alice I. Morse of this town were united in marriage at the home of the bride, by Rev. Mr. Bart lett of Newfane. Death of Asa P. Goodenough, Asa P. Goodenough died Thursday evening at his home on Highland ave nue, at the age of 72 years. Mr. Good enough had been an invalid for several years and had been very ill for two months. He was born in West Brat tleboro and moved to Hinsdale only a few years ago. Mr. Goodenough is survived by a wife, a brother and a sis ter. The funeral was held Saturday afternoon at the North Hinsdale church and the burial was in the old church yard. ' Death of Chandler S. Fay. Chandler S. Fay died suddenly of heart disease last week Thursday at hie home on Church street, at the age of 76 years. Mr. Fay," as was his us ual custom, went lor nis man ana daily paper about 11 :30 Thursday morning. He walked home and fell dead almost immediately upon enter ing the house. Mr. Fay was born in Wewfane, Vt, Oct. 25, 1826, and was the oldest of six children. When he was a boy the family moved to Ashue lot and in 1847 he came to Hinsdale and entered the employ of the Haile & Frost Woolen Co. He was overseer of the weave room for that firm 45 years. Mr. Fay had many friends among his townsmen and had served as selectman and town clerk. He was a member of the Knights Templar, of Golden Rule lodge, No. 77, F. & A. M., of Naomi chapter, No. 36, O. E. B., and of Squakbeag tribe of Red Men. He is survived by a wife, one son, Walter E. Fay, "of this place, a brother, Henry B. Fay, of Los Angeles, Cal., and two sisters, Mrs. Eliza Danforth of New ton Center, Mass., and Mrs. Martha Snell of Saticoy, Cal. The funeral was held at the Universalist church, of which Mr. Fay was a member, Sunday afternoon, Rev. H. Gertrude Roscoe, officiating. The Masons, Order of the Eastern Star and Red Men attended as organizations and the Masonic burial service was rendered at the grave. King-Plimpton Wedding. A quiet home wedding took place at the residence of Martin Plimpton Wednesday, when his youngest daugh ter, Lottie Mary, was united in mar riage to Rev. J. Duke King, formerly of Barre. Only intimate friends and relatives were present. The house was tastefully decorated with evergreen and potted plants. The ceremony was performed by Rev. A. E. Royal of Townshend, as the clock was striking 12, under a beautiful evergreen arch, the ring service being used. The bride was attired in white organdie and car ried a bouquet of white carnations. Miss Nettie Johnson presided at the organ as the bride and groom were es corted to their place by Miss Alice, sis ter of the bride, who acted as brides maid, and Don Butterfield of Wilming ton as best man. Refreshments fol lowed the ceremony and Rev. and Mrs. King departed for a short wedding trip after which they will go to their new field of labor in Turner, Me. Rev. and Mrs. King were the recipients of many beautiful and useful presents. The groom has been pastor of the Bap tist church at West Wardsboro for the past year during which tyne he gained many warm friends. Wardsboro is the bride's native town. She has been one of our most popular young women, standing high in the esteem of the community. The couple have the best wishes of many friends for a long and happy wedded life. WEST JAMAICA. ' Mrs. C. E. Smith fell Friday even ing, bruising her right side very badly. Maude and Emory Bills will soon join their mother, Mrs. Charles Tor rey, in Schroon. Ben Williams' mill broke down last week but is now running on full time. Charlie Smith is hauling logs for the mill. MARLBORO. Frank Turner of Brattleboro left his team standing unhitched near the store Sunday. It started down the old road toward Brattleboro at a lively pace but was caught by George Bishop near the Joseph Johnson place. Mrs. Anna Baxter has gone to Hali fax to visit her daughter. She will re main till after Memorial Day. Walter Prouty spent Sunday with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. John Lindsey visited at M. D. Mather's Tuesday. Alonzo Thomas and wife of Athens are visit ing their son, Justin Thomas, this week. Justin Thomas and daughter, Lottie, went to Halifax Tuesday even ing to play for a dance at Horace Learnard's. WILMINGTON C. M. Russell will deliver the Memo rial oration at Chester Saturday. Real Estate Agent C. M. Russell has sold the Sbippee place Id Searsburg to Anson B. Cross. E. II. Porter is constructing a fine piazza which will be a great addition to bis residence, on south Kiver street. There are fully 50 cases of measles in town and over 30 of the scholars in the village schools are absent on that ac count. . William E. Shippee came near hav ing a serious accident on Wednesday. He was tipped over near the bank cor- j i f i i . . i ner ana uis uorne rnu uui was siuijijbu before any serious damage was done. Rev. Mr. Foshay will preach his fare well sermon at the Baptist church Sun day morning. The Congregational and Methodist congregations will join in the services. Frank L. Allen has sold his stock of groceries and crockery to V alter S. Brown, who will fit up the first floor of his store for the trade in these goods, removing his Btock of furniture to the second floor. Porter J. Fitch of this place and Miss Minnie R. Hubbard were married at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred B. Hubbard, at LTrbana, 111., May 16. Mr. and Mrs. Fitcb returned to Wilmington on Sat urday and at once commenced keeping house on High street. Mr. and Mrs. Fitch are lifelong residents of the town and they have the kindest regards of all, who wish them happiness and prosperity in every particular. Mvron Burr and family of Canada- have visited in town this week, the guests of Manley L. Burr. Harry Tut tle of Greenfield, who was severely in jured in a railroad accident a few months ago, is in town for a short time. J. Willis Temple of Troy, N. V., was in town recently. Miss Rose Haynes of Pittsfield, Mass., spent a fe,w days in town recently. O. E. But terfield' was in Bellows Falls Tuesday, on legal business. The Congregational church was filled to its capacity Sunday morning to lis ten to the union Memorial services. The Grand Army post was present in a body, with a good number of the asso ciate members. Revs. Riegel, Wells and Foshay assisted Mr. Woodman in con ducting the services. Mr. Woodman delivered an excellent discourse, tak ing as his text Job xxxiv:2!l. The cen tral thought of the discourse was the fatherhood of God and the brotherhood of man. Extra efforts are being made rn rpnrier the eTprisp on Knturdav of more than usual interest. The martial j music by the North Adams drum corps will be fine and all will enjoy the ex ercises in Memorial hall. WEST GUILFORD. Charles C. Geron of Bloomingrove, N. V.. who has been visiting bis daugh ter, Rev. Mrs. Irving, has returned to his home. His daughter Mary who came with him will remain a few weeks longer. Rev. F. B. Irving preached a very interesting and helpful sermon Sunday from psalm 19:12, "Cleanse thou me from secret faults," using forcible il lustrations to show the great danger of an outside appearance of goodness with cherished sinB of the heart. At a meeting at the Baptist church in this place it was voted to call a council to ordain Rev. F. B. Irving pastor of the church, the ordi nation exercises to take place in the church Wednesday, June 3, commencing at 10 a. m. Prominent speakers will be present, invitations have been sent out and it is expected that a large number of delegates both pastors and people will be present, j Special music will be rendered and an j interesting program will be arranged. ; This is the first ordination to take place here in the memory of the people. Entertainment will be furnished for all, also feed for horses. SF0FF0BD. Rev. Mr. Fisk preached a fine Mem orial sermon Sunday. There will be no preaching next Sun day as our paster will be absent. WEST HALIFAX. Arthur Chase of Jacksonville has traded for the Frank Grittin place and is moving onto it this week. The Ladies' Missionary meeting with Mrs. A. C. Jones was well attended and they report an interesting meeting. The memorial sermon ' Sunday was preached by Key. A. A. smith at Hal ifax Center. The Charles Clark post, li. A. K. , attended in a body. Charles Crane, one of Frank Stone's teamsters, met with an accident last week. While returning from Shel- burne Falls his horse became fright ened, throwing him from the team, cutting quite a gash on his face. EAST DUMMESST0N. Mrs. Alvira Field is very ill with pneumonia. Lowell Patch, eon of Jo seph Patch, is also ill. Charles Dut ton, Lewis Randall and D. S. Reed are no better. Those patients ill with measles are convalescent. S. Kelley is in Newfane this week, called by a mason job. Ernest Piper of North ampton, Mass., visited recently at J. A. Miller's. F. H. Laughton of Brat tleboro was at P. T. Laughton 'sSunday. WEST TOWNSHEND. George Wood has sold his residence to Oliu Howe of Brattleboro. There was no church service here last Sunday, as Rev. M. F. Hardy was away. Quite a number from this place went to Brattleboro Saturday and had the pleasure of waiting for about three hours near the Salmon Hole bridge while the disabled engine took one car j at a time to .Newfane. Mr. Sanderson, who has been spend ing several months with bis son, George, has returned to Claremont, N. H. Mrs. Lula Dunham is sick with the grip. Miss Elizabeth Barber is with her grandmother, Mrs. Charles Robbins, in Brattleboro. Baking ?omm The most agents, economical of all leavening and rsakes the finest food. WESTMINSTER. John Jenison of New York city is visiting his mother, Mrs. Mary Jen ison. George Pierceof Brattleboroand Edward Pierce of Lynn, Mass., were in town recently. George Albee spent Sunday in Springfield ; also Mrs. Mary Wright. Dr. Harriett Parker is ex pected from Boston, Maps., Saturday. Mrs. Julia Parker of Brattleboro is visiting at Mrs. G. H. Walker's. Mrs. George Spond is in Westport, N. i, for a few weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Cbas. Darling of Keene, N. U., were over Sunday guests at the parsonage and Kurn Hattin. CAMBRIDGEPORT. Frank Wyman of Brattleboro has been the guest of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. David Stevens, this week. Col. A. A. Hall and son, Har ry, visited Mr. Hall's sister, Mrs. Fred Wood, this week. Miss Abbie Wood is confined to her room with an attack of grip. Charles Taylor, who spent a few days in town last week, has returned to his home in Boston. Miss Susan Thrasher, who has been very ill for some time, is getting much better. Mrs. Julia Cooledge, who has been very sick with a heart disease all win ter, is now able to be about the house and go out doors a little. WEST BRATTLEBORO. Mrs. Ames has returned from a long stay at Northfleld, Mass, Whitney Prouty has moved from the avenue to Melrose street. Miss Augusta Fox spent several days this week at John Woods's. Frost injured the gardens quite a little Sunday and Monday night. Mrs. L. A. Barney is somewhat im proved from a several weeks' illness. B. S. Miller has much improved his cottage at Sunset lake by the addition of more piazzas. Mr. and Mrs. Cook of West Dover are visiting their daughter, MissLela Cook this week. Among the boarders at C. A. Van Doom's are Mrs. Kellogg, P. D. Slo cum and Jewell and Ida Robb. Miss Josephine Farmer has finished work at Hooker, Corner & Mitchell's overall shop and is clerking in Hough ton & Simonds' store. C. G. Fisher who went to the Klon dike some two or three years ago has been heard from again. He is some 300 miles from a postoflice and is in gov ernment employ at a good salary. The Eclectic society of the academy held its last meeting for the year Wednesday. The subject for debate was "Resolved, thit the excessive use of tobacco is more injurious to human ity than the use of intoxicating li quor." Affirmative, Ida Kolih and Adin Jillson: negative. George Wheel er and Louis Thayer. The decision of the board was in favor of the negative. The Coming Shoe for Summer wear is the "Oxford" It is not possible to have cool feet in the same shoes that do service in winter. Shoe buyers who want cool feet should examine our line of Douglas Oxfords for Men $3.50 and $3.00 and Queen Quality Oxfords for Women $2.50 These two lines comprise all that is best in shoedom. Our line of Canvas Shoes and Ox fords is the largest shown in town, 98c, $1.25 and $1.50. You get here what we tell you or you get your money back. SHEA, THE SHOEMAN. OBITUARY. Mn. Aiariif a Simion George. Mrs. Azarissa Simson George, aged 72 years, of East Corinth, died on Sat urday at the home of ber daughter, Mrs. C. A. Huntley on Flat street, whom she had been visiting several months. The remains were taken to East Corinth on Monday and the fu neral was held Tuesday. Mn. Satan 0. Stone. The funeral of Mrs. Susan G. Stone, aged 70 years, widow of John R. Stone, who died last week Friday after a lin gering illness, was held at her Center ville home Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. Mr. Wood of the West Brattleboro flautist church officiated and burial was in Prospect Hill ceme tery, members of the family being bear ers. Mrs. Stone, who was born in Monson, Mass., the daughter of Abial C. and Rebecca Morse Farrington, lived in Wilmington during her early life, coming to Brattleboro about 30 years ago. She leaves two sons, John O. and Seth B. Stone, and one daugh ter, Mrs. Hannah Miner, all of this town. Mn. George F. Gale. Mrs. Vesta Richards Gale, wife of George F. Gale, M. D., died after a brief illness at 11 o'clock- yesterday morning of fatty degeneration of the heart She was the daughter of John and Hannah Orcutt, born in Cummineton. Mass., in 1832, and and leaves one sister, Mary Hamlin in llion, N. I., and one brother, William Orcutt in Cummington, Mass. Besides her husband she leaves two daughters, M. Clara Gale and Mary Holland, wife of George Arnold Briggs of Claremont. The funeral will be held at St. Mich ael's Episcopal church Sunday at 3 o'clock. Mrs. Gale bad long been an esteemed member of the Episcopal church here and prominent in church ! life and work, bbe had been treasurer of the ladies' aid for many years and upon resigning the position last week i was made, with Mrs. Royal Tyler, an honorary member for life. She will be much missed in this community where her sterling qualities of character have woo ber many friends. Barley-Malt Best Hops No Con One reason for the superiority of the Anheuser-Busch brews is. they contain no corn, an ingredient that cheapens tne cost u wcwuns m juicame quality of the beer. The mark of purity- The "A" and the EAGLE identifies the products of the BUDWEISER 83,7Moo0bti"902! Order promptly filled by THE VALLEY BOTTLING CO., Wholesale Dealers, IlrattletonJi Simon Brook,. Simon Brooks, 87 years of age, until ten years ago one of the foremost farm ers of this town, died Monday morn ing at 7 o'clock, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. E. D. Whitney. He had been ill several weeks with heart trouble. Mr. Brooks was born in 1815 on the old Fort Hummer .farm, aho known as the Simon Brooks farm, about a mile south of the village. He was a son of Samuel Morgan and Eu nice La (id Brooks, formerly of West Springfield. Mass. He married Mary Spring of Xewfane Oct. 29, 1815. She died 11 years ago. Of their five chil dren, two are living, Mrs. E. D. Whit ney of this town and Mrs. J. D. Tol man of Minneapolis. Mr. Brooks leaves one sister, Mrs. F. &. Sawyer of Wash ington, D. C. He was a member of the Methodist church, an industrious and valued citizen. He had never sought public office, Dreierring the enjoyment and content of his farm life. A friend writes: "In the death of Simon Brooks Brattleboro loses ope of br oldest and most respected citizens. Industrious, honest and kind, he was a typical New England gentleman, and by his sterling qualities be had en deared himself to a large circle of friends who hold his memory precious, as of one who had lived faithfully. He was a valued member of the Meth odist church for many years. DO NOT EXPERIMENT! The average person does not purchase more than one monu ment in a lifetime. In order that this one purchase should prove satisfactory, place your order with a Reliable Manufacturer We pose as such, and can guaran tee satisfaction in design, stock and workmanship. Intelligent information on application. C. D. SWASEY & CO., Cranlte Manufacturers, Office and Works opposite C. V. Station, BARRE, VT. MSIGHT SPICIAUST ONE DAY ONLY, I Wednesday, June PARLORS OF THE BROOKS I BRATTLEBORO, VT. (Mice Hour, from 9.30 A. M., until iM MARRIAGES. CHURCH SERVICES. WEST DTJXXERSTON. Earl Baldwin has gone to Barre for the summer. Miss Maud E. Wilson cave a birth day party to about 50 of her young friends Saturday evening. Refresh ments were served and all spent a most delightful evening. Memorial servics were observed here Sunday. The G. A. R. post came up from Brattleboro. Exercises were held in the Baptist church. Rev. Mr. Jack son, delivering the oration. The San Diego Union. Calif., men tions the name of Willie Connarn of West Dummerston who with a party of young men put out from shore in the launch Eva, to get fish which they ob tained to the amount of 150 pounds. It was the first fishing experience in these waters. Raymond Roland had charee of the lauoch and with him were Carl Alexander of Claremont, X. H., Charles Patterson and Arthur E. Carpenter all of New England. MILLINERY! Now is a good time to select one of our Bon nets which are beauti ful in style and perfect in fit. Our Fancy Hats which we buy and those made in our own work rooms embrace all the latest novelties. White Sailors from 48c. to $1.50. DONNELL & DAVIS. Unitarian church, Rev. E. Q. S. Os good, pastor. Service every Sunday at 10:30. Sunday school at 11 :45. Theme for next Sunday, "The Abiding Pres ence of God." All are welcome. At the Adventist Christian church: Praver meeting at 10:45 a. m., Sunday school at noon. Loyal workers at 6:.'tlJ p. m. Thursday evening prayer meet ing at 7 ::t0. All are cordially invited to all the services. Universalist church. Morning wor ship at 10 :.T0 o'clock. Subject of the sermon, ineliie more than meat.' Sunday school at 11 :45 a. m. Senior Union at 7 p. m. Mrs. Pratt and Mr. Brasor will sing at tbe morning ser vice. All are welcome. In Wardsboro, Mav S6. by Kev. Mr. Bartlett. Dr. J. H. Cole or Newfare to Mi9 Alice I. Morse of Wanleboro In South Wardsboro, May 27, by Rev. A. E. Royal of Townshend, Hev. .1. Ijuke King of Turner. Me., to Lottie Mary riiiupton of South Wanbboro. In Hinsdale, Mav 19, A. II. Holman of Win chester and Mre. I.liza Fuller of Hinndaie. In brattleboro, May 'JO, by Rev. Patrick Cun ningham, Charles ftuiith and Miss Annie Gar ritv, both of Brattleboro. In Brattleboro, May 20. by Rev. George B. Lawson, Rev. John Franklin t hurston of starks- boro and Misa lua Mae Fuller of Brattleboro. In Newfane, May 12. bv Rev. K. H. Bartlett. Clifford C. (Shaffer of Hudson, N. V., and Bes sie M. Wilcox of Xewfane. In Xewfane, May au, by Rev. F. M. Wiswall, Edward Morse of West V ardsboro and Miss Ab bie Kuiuia Fbh of Xewfane. In West Townshend, May 17, Silas Pike and Mrs. Martha Gleason. In Hinsdale. X. H., May 19, bv Rev. W. F. White. Alvin H. Holman of Winchester, X. H., and Mrs. Kliza Fuller of Hinsdale. In Weston, May 12, by Hev. F. A. Woodworth. GeorjreA. Johnson of South Londonderry and Grace L. Rounds of Weston. In Manchester, S. H., Mav 20, Hugh H. Whit man, formerly of Bellows Falls, ami Miss Rena Pike of Manchester. In New York. May 7, bv Rev. Father ltonahue. Joseph Hanna and Miss Margaret Golden of Hinsdale, X. H. sona com classes wori $6.50 for S2.00. I4kt. Cold Filled Classtf worth $5.00 for $1.00. BIBTHS. 21, a son to Mr. and Mrs. oa A Fledge Suggested. Brattleboro, May 13, t,aitor of ine Kelormer: I am very thankful that my parents encouraged me to sign a total absti nence pledge over GO years ago, when I was a child of seven years. It seems to me tbe right thing at the present time for the school directors to place the following pledge in all our schools: I promise by the help of God my Father, to abstain from the use of all alcoholic liquors. When persons have a similar pieage in t Dei r places of bus iness with their own names at the head we may expect tbe strong will help tneir weaver orotners ana sisters; and save some who have fallen, and help others from falling and prevent many from going in the steps of the one hun dred thousand drunkards, who die every year in the United States. D. B. In H Insdale. Mav John Stronmck. j In Duiinuerston, May 22. a son, Theodore Ju i lian, to Mr. and Mrs. Otis W. Amidon. In Peru, May 1:1, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Pelltert Stone. I In Windham. Mav 4. a daughter Rnrh M.lwl to Mr. and Mrs. Horace Giles. ' In Jamaica. May 8, a son to Mr. and Mrs. Charles K. Wilder. In Whltinjrham, May a, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Streeter. in South Whitingham. Mav 18, a son to Mr. and Mrs. George y. Fairbanks. In Hinsdale, X. H., May 20, a son to Mr. and Mrs. John Crunig. In BriHikside, Xewfane, May 16, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Lucien Hunt, and granddaughter to Mr and Mrs. W.C. Halladay of Kast Cover and Mrs. E. H. Thomas of Brookslde. In Tacoina. Wash.. .May 10, a daughter. Grace Abbie to K. W and F.. Grace Farr. granddaugh ter to hilwm H. and Abbie E. Farr of Cleveland O., and great-granddaughter to William Stark of Hartford, Conn. DEATHS. PINEAPPLES ! are now very cheap and the quality is the best. If you wish to can any this season, now is tne time. We have a large stock and the early orders will have the first attention. "Our Aotto" "Not how many.but how good ones we can sell you." THE WELL-KNOWN LEWIS PUTNAM PROPERTY ! On Prospect Street is offered for Sale for the first time. In Brattleboro. May m, Simon Brooks 87 In Xewfane May 20. Mre. Frank H. White. In Bellows Falls, May 17, K. P. Gav Fie,ldWStlUinSl,,' WSt' May '-0 iu,oth-V H In Bellows Falls May 22. Carlton E. Webb. 74. In Hinsdale. X H., .May 21, Chandler S. Fav, 76. ofIHayT.!,S,n&May Jhn9D' Wife In West Dover. Mav 9.V A K..1 6 months. ,o-jrB. In Wardsboro, May 21, 45 vears. 9 months. In Vernon, May 19, Jennie. Stone. M. ' w'yeaU"1''"' "'' May 2,1 chniil S- Fay, 72I"eaw"Sl,Sle' May n- A,a P' GNfenoiigb, Charles H. Xewcomb, wife of Fred H. CARD OF THANKS. .he d,,ir V "press onr thanks to all friends who were so kind and sympathetic during the illnes, and death of Mas', a'zabissa 8. O 25bZ k. Mb. and Mas'.' C. A. Hi stlev. Mrs. L. E. Jexxk, ' Mb. axd Mrs. L. Hfbmax Toor. I snail nave witb me my frame nJ er who will take accurate measurtsd of your face and every frame wiE made especially for you. This offer eludes examination and tbe tnoi tine service without extra cka When I say "examine eyes free.' mean a thorough and accurate eid nation of each eye separately, asd isfaction guaranteed. BAD EYESIGHT SYMPTOM! If you are troubled with besii: nr vnnr vieinn kltire If roll M (k1: .. ... . objects, if you are nervous and to ful, you should be sure to call ; have your eyes thoroughly and r: j rately examined. Xo, matter how much your visiai impaired, or how many oculists mi ticians have given your case up. 1 guarantee to improve your visioc. vided there is anv vision left. A-: matism and all errors of refraction entifically corrected. WATCH YOUR CHILDREN If they complain of headache, if: squint, if thev are behind ic ' learnin?. There are a ereat 14 children to day who are censure! being behind in their studies ate fault in many cases is the eyesiglt your children complain of any of : above symptoms, be sure and k them in and have their eyes thortE ly and accurately examined. H ABSOLUTELY FREE OF CHA& Do Not Forget the Day and OHH EDWARD E. DANK America's Best Known Eye Speciilis,l( 169 Westminster Street, Provident- MILLINERY FOR SALE ! t.i c.uaB we are going out of th n h m ir" f "5" ct81' ncl intend to turn it into cash. Rrance Store, This includes the large house, and one of the best building lots m town. First-class location; splendid view. Will be sold at a very low price on terms to suit purchaser. Apply to -A V. 3VE Real Estate Agent, Brattleboro. Vt. Elliot Str Cash Paid for Wool L. H. A F. A. RICHARDSON. CO TO H. M. WOOD FOR FISHING TACKLE and he will irire jxm m copy of the Giw Laws. Will Begin the Sale To-Night ! .tyotrnefci8eeWhatyou-nt Mrs. C. H. SMITH, 85 Main Street. vniin.. ,, Milliner and Hair Drawer. COMFORTABLE IN ALL ITS APPOINTMENTS. 1 rut-claw Wine Room. Family Liquors Supplied. o-ROGERS' INN 05 WEST DtWKEESTOH, VT. F- G. ROGERS, Prop. POTATO CHIPS. T hair a in cr Tpppived 4 Tf nf "Pntatn ChlOS H the Fair Haven Chips j I consider these chips j very best on the mariej day and offer them to 1 at the veryreasonaBiep ot 25 cents a ib. or 15 cents per half M i also nave a img sour and sweet pick'es. C. W. PUFFER. Low Price Cash Grotf Telephone. 2-S. GOOPS I'rXH J Not Too Late to Plae SMALL FRUITS AND ORNAMENTAL SHRUBBED Lots of rain coining, men nil ODELL'S, 21 Centra Hard and Soft Wood for I have lanre quantitv of b j soft wood which I offer for I sonable prices. It i all rI r the stove in one foot lengths. . micu. J M. C. CLARK. Brattt'