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THE WINDHAM COUNTY REFORMER, FRIDAY, AUGUST 14. 1903.
2 ro il "I '1 J ; V ft Windham (fcimia Sffornwr THE VERMONT PBINTHfG CO., Publisher!. Subaoriptiona. Per year, 01.60; atx months Tt eentt i four months, SO cents i per copy 6 cents All subscriptions are payable in advance. Sam ple eoples will be mailed free on request. ENTERED T IRATTtEBOBO POST OFFICE ECOW0 CL8 MAIL BBATTLEBOBO, FRIDAY, AUG. 14, 1903 Taxation of Mortgagee. It Is not too early to begin to hope for and work for some legislative ac tion by the next general assembly to relieve "double taxation." Accord ing to the present system in Vermont mortgaged real estate Is taxed on the value of the property and on the value of the mortgage. This money loaned on real estate secured by a mortgage, is taxed to the borrower and to the lender except when the lender is a bank or trust company. The defect Is apparent. The remedy is not ap parent It Is impossible that laws should be framed so as to dispense justice in all cases. The taxation law of Ver mont is such that Justice is obtained in very few cases. Double taxation makes dishonesty almost Justifiable and oppresses the poor at the expense , of the rich. The ones most seriously affected are the farmers. The agricultural re sources of Vermont are more thor oughly utilized than its other natural advantages. The farming element is the most numerous and powerful, and has in its hands control of the state legislature and the state government The only requisite to procure a change is the suggestion of a better law and the conviction among the farmers that a proposed law would be better. To understand all phases of the tax ation problem in its relation to Ver mont, it is necessary to have special experience and training in Jaw, in col lecting revenues, and in political economy. The average farmer has not the time nor the opportunity to acquire such experience and training. His business is to work the farm and pay the taxes, and with the best dis position in the world to better things, he is powerless. It must be remem bered that a sudden change in policy regarding so important a question Is undesirable and would create consid erable distress until It became well es tablished. If in the beginning taxation had been Justly apportioned we should have been spared much trouble now. But, admitting, as everyone does, that our present system is faulty, is it wise or kind to those who come after us to fold our hands and whine, "Nothing can be done," because we have become so accustomed to the present system? Something can be done. Elect to the legislature next fall a man who is competent to discuss the question " of taxation, who is willing, to devote time and thought to it; a lawyer, If you like, who is not so full of law that he can't perceive Justice; a farmer, perhaps, who is somewhat better in formed than the rest' of us; a doctor, a minister, a merchant, a democrat, a republican, any one who is eminent for "wisdom and virtue." Bear in mind the importance of the questions which come before the general assem bly and stop sending a representative because it is "his turn." The most reasonable idea we have yet encountered in the multitude of suggestions for the relief of double taxation- is the simple one that the lender on a mortgage shall pay taxes on, it at its actual value, and the borrower shall pay on the remaining value of the property if such there be. Thus a mortgage on real estate would be an offset to the property of the mortgagor as it is now on personal estate. This plan has serious diffi culties which would in time adjust themselves, but it is based on the prin ciple that each should pay on what he owns. If the tax rate should rise it would not make the amount of the tax on mortgaged real estate more, but would make the taxes on other kinds. of property more. It is about time that some of the other kinds of property bore an equal share in taxation. palls. The Newport women have proved this. Helen Gould and others in the class of which, fortunately for the world, she is but a type, know what happi ness is. They know that It lies in helping others, in doing whatever we find to do as well as we can and in being kind. If Miss Gould were poor, instead of rich, she would still be happy, because she knows this. Her wealth and leisure but enlarge her field of labor and nobody begrudges her the public confidence and esteem she has won within it. Roosevelt on Lynching. The president has said what every one else has been saying for the last six months that lynching is a nation al disgrace and must be summarily punished. He said it in a letter to the governor of Indiana, In which he commended the action of Gov. Dur ! bin in putting down the Evansville mob. It is high time the president said something about lynching. His opin ion as an Individual is of no more val ue than another's, but as the head of the nation his opinion is important. We can see no good reason for par ticularly patting the president on the back, metaphorically, because he thinks just as all good citizens do and has the courage to say so. It was his duty to condemn lynching and to uphold the enforcement of law. The letter of the president to Gov. Durbin, however, shows a broad view of the question. It condemns in no uncertain tones the common failure of the courts to mete out prompt jus tice, thus giving a vestige of excuse to the law-breakers for taking matter into their own hands. Xot because of the effect on the so-called "victim'' of lynching does the president deplore Its occurrence, but because It blunts the moral sense of the community. destroys respect for law, punishes the Innocent and makes the ungovernable mob the governing power. President Roosevelt is right not very original nor very prompt but right. Gov. Durbin of Indiana was right first and was placed in the hard er position. Lieut-Gen. Young is the last "gen eral .commanding" the United States army. Some of these papers and people who are shouting against a "wishy washy" governor in 1904 will be found supporting one of Just that kind when the forces begin to line up. Talk is cheap. Now that the state tennis champion ship has been won by a man from New York, there should be a revival of interest among experts at the game in the state, each striving for the hon or of winning it back. The contention of those who open ly advocate lynching is that the legal machine is too slow and too uncertain. Even the man who holds law in ex treme reverence will admit that such is often the fact. Still we have yet to learn of the instance when right was secured by wrong plus wrong. ' Col. Harry E. Parker of the Brad ford Opinion, is said to be in line for the senatorshlp from Orange county next year. Heretofore the genial editor has usually managed to be on the winning side. Candidates for senator next year will have to declare themselves on the question of re taining the local option law. It is stated that when Secretary Root leaves Washington on August 22 to take up in London his duties aa a member of the Alaskan boundary commission he will practically clote his services as secretary of war. Wil liam H. Taft, governor of the Philip pines, will probably be Secretary Root's successor. MATTERS OF OPINION.' Selected from the Editorial Columna of Our Esteemed Contemporaries. Thank Vou. Bellows Falls Times. The Times unites with the other pa pers in this section in wishing for E. H. Crane, publisher of the Ludlow Tribune, a large measure of success in handling the Brattleboro Reformer, recently purchased. A Bellows Falls Prediction. Bellows Falls Times. Brattleboro doesn't want a licensed saloon in the "brewery" situated Just across the river in Hinsdale. It would interfere with business in Brattleboro, don't you know. Hinsdale favors license because a few coppers would drop into the town treasury and it safe betting that the license is granted. Begin at the Caucuses. Randolph Herald & News. Mr. John E. Gale of Guilford, mem ber of the present Vermont House, calls attention to the fact that the farmer members have a live legislative organization, formed at the last ses slon, and continuous in its nature, which will be likely to push a measure of relief from double taxation at the next session. Why Not Try Enforcing the LawT Rutland News. Of the five drunks In Rutland city court Wednesday, three were third offenders since the license law be came operative. Let's see! The 11 cense policy was going to make practically impossible for habitual drunkards to buy liquor. It Is the next governor to be measured by the mountain rule? All the talk about Alexander Dun nett of St, Johnsbury and the govern orship is simply an attempt to force political gossip. Senator Dunnett doesn't want to be governor as he has repeatedly said , and if he want ed to be governor he couldn't be next year, and as for posing as a man of straw for the license men to knock down, he has too much hard Scotch sense. Let the next victim enter. If editor Harry E. Parker of Brad ford is too busy to run for senator from Orange county he might nomi nate his friend, editor L. B. Johnson of Randolph. Everybody will fall all over himself to vote for an editor, becaus everybody is so sorry for the poor edl tor. If the new pope elects to follow Jhe example of his predecessors and re gard himself as a "prisoner of the Vatican" there is no reaslble way to prevent him. But it Is only a question of years as to when that fiction will die out. The spiritual authority of the pope is constantly Increasing; his temporal authority is purely nomi All. Personal abuse never yet helped any person or cause; and Mr. Bryarnv will not advance himself In the gool opinion of the American people, or honor his cause, by calling Grover Cleveland bad names. Mr. Cleveland's chances for a presidential election are better than those of any other man the democratic party can produce. lie is too well known by the people to be affected by anything Mr. Bryan can say. There Are Others, After Burlington News. It seems that "treating" has long been forbidden bv law in Nebraska. Nebraska also leads Vermont In another respect, for Its law is far more rigid than ours. Here is the section of the Nebraska statute: "Any per son treating or offering to treat any other person, or accepting, or offering to accept any treat or gift of any Intoxicating drink whatever in any saloon or public place where such liquors are kept for sale shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall, upon conviction thereof, be sub ject to a fine of $10, or Imprisonment In the common Jail of the county for ten days, or both, at the discretion of the court; and. in addition thereto, shall pay into said court the sum of $1-5, to be paid to the attorney pros ecuting the case, if there be one; and If no attorney prosecutes, then to be pnld in the school fund of the county in addition to the fine. The depths to which the leading manufacturers of cream separators have degraded themseh'es in their ad vertisements, calling their rivals liars and cheats, must be only disgusting to the readers whom they desire to per suade. Such methods are certainly not according to twentieth century busi ness ethics. The Use of Wealth and Leisure. No masterpiece of fiction could pre sent more strongly, by vivid contrast the lesson of the use or wealth and leisure, than the daily press presented it last week, by means of two brief news items. Miss Helen Gould the woman of wealth who has endeared herself to the whole country ana has won the respect of the world; who takes large views of helpfulness and carries them out for her country, the army and navy, the Y. M. C. A. and other organ izations of young men, and who is the friend of the newsboys as well has been asked by 4000 cutter girls in the Holyoke paper mills, to arbitrate their big strike. They have absolute confidence in her fairmlndedness. The women of Newport's multi-millionaire society are succumbing, one by one, to nervous prostration, due to the strenuousness of their lives. They have chased Pleasure, in one spangled and glittering form or another, around and around the narrow confines of their world until they are dizzy. They doubtless hoped, as we all hope, to catch Happiness, but they seem to have failed. The possession of wealth brings many great possibilities. Happiness, J or contentment is what we are all after and If pleasure were happiness, as some suppose, wealth would secure it But It Is not Pleasure soon The tension between labor and cap ital might be relieved somewhat if the capitalists would labor a litttle more or if the laborers could get a lit tle more capital. Neither side seems able to take into consideration the conditions confronting the other side. Intolerance, which is a form of sel fishness, results. The Bristol Herald suggests that a raise in wages of Iowa brewery em ployes is due to the new liquor laws in two New England states. There was a time when all misfortune was said to be the direct result of prohi bition. Now prohibitionists are cred iting good news to tne license laws. It requires the vivid imagination of prohibitionist to conceive of any ef fect on Iowa breweries as a result of additional sales of beer in Vermont and New Hampshire. A Sample of Local Option Prohibition Barre Times. The no-llcense town of St Johns- bury had three arrests for Intoxication last month. During July of the pre vlous year there were 14 arrests for the same charge. Whichever side of the liquor question you may be on draw your own conclusions. Oh! The retirement of Gen. Miles and the succession of Gen. Young brings the two men into the public eye. At 64 a man is too old to command the army but not too old to be the nation's executFve. It would not be at all sur prising If Miles should run for the presidency. Admiral Dewey's example is not encouraging, nor is the time propitious, but what objection there is to president Roosevelt is very de cided, if not very general. It will take a more popular man than Miles beat him in or out of his party. The Gay Old Deceivers! Wilmington Times. One of the many flags of interest that will appear in the G. A. R. parade in San Francisco will be the old flag of the Vermont brigade. This flag was as well known to the Rebs as it was to the boys who carried it and for many a long month it was a sight that caused the .boys in gray a great deal of worry and lots of trou ble. The flag will be taken by the Vermont department, who will num ber about 150. Col. Goulding says that many are under the Impression that the original brigade flag is now in the State House at Montpelier, but that is a mistake. Mrs. John Stanley Is at present making the or iginal flag and it will be taken to 'Frisco, where the boys will march under its folds with as much pride as they did when its duplicate had such a proud position in the Army of the Potomac. BV THE WAY About the pretty Whetstone brook, since It seems that something more must be said about It The board of bailiffs, through one of its represent atives, agrees that something is soon to be done by Monday, in all proba bility. The situation at present is not glowing, and nobody need be afraid. Some of the abuttors on the brook are doing remarkable things. The big pile of rubbish and drled-up stuff up against the brick wall oppo site the depot approach is being scat tered to the four winds of heaven, via the brook, and a couple of shovels full of dirt further up stream have also been pushed off. There Is still a vast amount of kindling wood to be picked out of the ripples and put up against the fence to dry. Still, while there's life there's hope, so its said, and in this particular case the brook still goes along; "Men may come, men may I go, but I go on forever." Tennyson wrote that, years ago, on leaving town. Yet we have, this week, the first argument on the other side of this in teresting question. Mr. Barrows, the coal dealer, while objecting somewhat to the foliage in front of his windows and the general appearance of the stream, calls attention to the fact that things are not so bad as they used to be; that a barrel of stale stuff does not go down the brook every now and then, as before, and that. In so far inoffensive garbage (to the nos trils) Is concerned, the brook la doing pretty well at present. He does not mind a vacant sewing machine crate once In a while, nor a miscellaneous collection of barrel heads and staves, refuse of all sorts, including ashes, dye stuffs and the rest of the rubbish that comes along. As an abutter on the brook Mr. Barrows' opinions are worth something. His argument. simplified, is simply that every spring freshet, once a year, sweeps the pret ty brook clean, and that everything begins all over again. He adds: "What would the people do. who find the brook handy, if they were cut off from dumping stuff into it? You don't suppose they would pay for carting the stuff away, do you?" He also says we may print this. laaaaaaaaMsi . SHOW A Wonderful Skin Medicine, Superior to Talcum Dusting Powders. Guaranteed to heal and comfort the skin when inflamed, Irritated or sore from any cause, Chafing, Pimply Faces, Infant Eczema, Bed Sores, Itching, Accidental Burns or Cuta. Nothing like it for Tired Feet, After Shaving, Offensive Perspiration, or After Bath, and unquestionably the best general Toilet and Nursery Skin Powder in the world. All Druggists. 25c. Sample tree. COMFORT POWDER CO. . . Hartford, Conn. 3 But on the periment that minute, hitting the same thoroughly tested ex a drop qf water a spot every BRATTLEBORO BUSINESS DIRECT! V JIain Street, Urattlelmro. Practice limited to the diseases of the Kye, Ear, Throat and None. Office hours: 9: 30 to 12,1 to4 p. m., Tues day and Fridays only. Keiuainder of week at Bellows Falls. " DK. GEO E. ANDEB80N. Physician and Surgeon, (nine and resilience, 83 Main Street. Kurgerv, In all its branches, a specialty. Office hours: until 10 a. in . t t2:Hu p. in., 6: JO toSeveninir. Telephone, "Brooks House." 2tf rtV.n. ROBERTS. M. D.. Surireon. and diseases of Women a specialty. Surirery IflllCT in Crosby iilock. House S Canal street. Tele- Shone at house andat Brooks House Pharmacy, ours: 8 to 9 a. m.. 1 to 3 and 7 to 8 p. n. AL KILLER. V. D.. Physician and Sur- aeon. Hooker Block, Brattleboro, Vt. Of fice hours: Still 9. lto2, 6:30 to. time, will drill a hole through a big hard stone, we once again repeat the questions: "Why is the Whetstone brook not cleaned? Who is responsi ble for the delay?" r 8. PKATT. If. D.. 18 North Main street, s Brattleboro. Office hours: until 9 a.m., 1 to 2:30 p. m., t JO to 8 p. ui. uu ... C. F. R. JENNE . Successor to Sherman s Jemt INSURANCE ESTABLISHED IS 19(7. Fire, Mutual Life, Accident, Plate Gl jj Dloyers Liability. Klevator. Jl Boiler, Tornado Indemnity and Suim 2 North German Lloyd 8. S. v. v!l LUCIUS W. ADAMS, Successor to J. A. Tavlol Freighting and Jobbinj oi ail Kinds. Office, yo. 10 Main street. Telephone tU u No matter who the man is, what These are troublous times for the poor "drunk." It is not enough that he should be sought out, in the by ways and hedges, and compelled to come In. contrary to precedent. Public sentiment is now demanding that he be set to work, because It costs the state so much to feed him. It's certainly very hard lines for the 'drunk." The two villains in the West Burke elopement case, which stirred the village up almost to the lynching point last week, turn out to be good fel lows, after all; the stern parents have relented and everybody is happy. Good news for the world at large. which loves a lover. "All the world's a stage" and villains stalk abroad; but they do not, as some fancy, monopo lize any one profession. Among the suggestions of .Improve ment in the local option law the Montpelier Argus makes one that li censes be granted to summer hotels In no license towns. From a business point of view there is much to be said in favor of such a change although It violates the local option principle. A license of that nature would necessar ily be a license to sell to guests only and not to residents of the no-license town. Tet in few towns where a summer hotel license is desirable would there be a vote for no-license. There is more to the liquor question than the business side. ' Likewise Mr. Howe of Bennington. Bennington Banner and Reformer. Mr. Crane is one of the younger to newspaper men in the state but has I developed that rare faculty, which is the test of successful newspaper I making, of injecting Into his paper that touch of human interest which makes a paper almost an actual living member of every housenold In which it is taken. Vermont has in recent years developed and acquired a group of young newspaper editors who are making the best bunch of country papers to be found in any state in the union. Conspicuous in this group are Mr. Crane, Ftank Langley, Luther Johnson, Frank Greene, Fted Whitney, Walter Hub bard, Charles Walter, Lynn Hays, C. A. G. Jackson, "Haitch" Hindley, Walter Bigelow, Charles Fairfield, I Lewis Strawser and others. We shall look to see Crane make a greatejr success with new property than was ever possible In his other more limited field. s alleged that he has done, or what the circumstances, the fact remain!" that in the eye of the law he is inno cent until proven guilty on trial. Therefore there is no line In the laws of this or any other state that provides for the prisoner's commitment, undei arrest to a damp, unventilated dun geon cell full of bugs and crawling things. Just as well say that an arrest ed man may be locked up in a sewer un til such time as proper authorities see fit to grant him a hearing. Tramps, so called In the warrant, arrested on the suspicion that they were tramps and agrants, have been confined In this dirty, noxious local lock-up. put In Saturday night and no chance for a hearing until Monday, when they proved to be innocent and were dis charged. There can be no doubt that n innocent man, so confined for 3d hours, or for one hour, in such a filthy place, fighting vermin, deprived of fresh air. closeted with unclean and foul smelling blankets, has an action In law for redress. The only reason the suit Is not brought is because the ! nfortunate and abused prisoner is ' usually penniless. Speaking about those low awnings, i one or two of them with rods but five and one-half feet above tne pavement, one of our summer guests, spending three weeks, in town and pouring out 100 a week one way or another, was early knocked fiat on Main strei-t Tuesday evening, in what was aimos' broad daylight. His surprise was su preme. Then he remembered that he was in Brattleboro. not Chicago and he accepted his fate with the resigna tion that becomes a gentleman. TB. I. W. OREGO. Office oyer Thomas' ' Drugstore. Hours: 9 to 12a. in.; i to 6 p. m. Telephone 23-12. riENTISrBY in all its branches. Teeth ex tracted without pain. L. D. 8.. to Main Street. ft. B. Kjnkkad, SKI GV. BAEBER. D. D. 8.. I'nion Block, oyer Greene's drug store. Brattleboro, Vt. 1B. C. 8. CLARK. Dentist, -a-' Brattleboro. Telephone. Whitney block, y F. oyer 6. PETTEE, Dentist, Crosby block, HoMen's drug store. 46tff A. KNAPP. Dentist. Hooker Block, od- pu&ite Itrtruk House, Brattleboro. BAILET'S REAL ESTATE Ml bells Everything. Addreu ::: F. J. BAILEY, R rt her Block. Brattle bon, t; LEON C. WHITE. Electrician. Headquarters at Electric Lipti station, DK L. 8. EDWARDS. Dentist, office and resi dence 1 lTopect street. Telephone 141-13 BACON &, HOOKER. Attorneys at Law. 12 and 14 t ilery Building. JW 19yl I LE. 8HERW1M, Attorney anil Counsellor at law. Chester. Vermont. Insurance and Collections. HARROWS & CO.. Wholesale and Retail M- Dealers In Coals of a ail kinds Ham Street, Brattleboro. Office No. 33 lfiyl JDUNLEAVT. Custom Tailor. Rjther Block. Cleaning, repairing and pressing, j The strenuous, but spasmodic, op position to the re-election of Senator Redfleld Proctor, which Is evidenced by occasional murmurings In the ranks of the Republican party, gains no re cruits by its venomous attacks on the character and ability of the senior sen ator from Vermont No more convinc ing Is the "pooh-poob-hush-hush-Proctor's-all-right" attitude of Mr. Proctor's warmest adherents. There may be reasons for urging a change and the subject is a proper one for discussion and will doubtless meet with real discussion if any other re publican avows his candidacy. Sen ator Proctor will keep his seat until some superior claim is filed by a poli tician of equal or greater power. One might think from reading the newspapers that Mr. Proctor was either an unmitigated scoundrel or a patron saint. He Is simply a suc cessful and clever politician, very hu man like the rest of us. The latest fad in strikes is a strike for lower wages among the machinists of Jersey City. The J3.50 and J3.75 men have gone out because they want a uniform wage of $3.00. Jersey City union men are nothing if not consist ent. Consistency sometimes seems ri diculous, however.' One wonders why the employers should refuse to grant such a demand, but a little reflection shows that as a matter of principle they claim the right to pay every man what he is worth, no more, no less. As yet the unions have not succeeded In making every man's labor equal In value to his employer. ' And Square Up With tha Beef Trust. Boston Record. u me price or meat is to go higher, Just stop eating meat. It will fill your pocket book, besides making you feel better. "Unwritten Laws." So many things must not be done And the reason is "Because They never haye been done" and have Become "I'nwritten Laws;" Like the "Mountain Rule" in our own state. And the "Non-Promotion Rule," And the notion in this country that A man must be a fool Who knows the game of politics So little that be d darj To ask a third election to The presidential chair. But let a man who's big enough Once enter on the Meld, And all the bosh "unwritten laws" Will surely baye to yield. When the time is ripe to break them like The cares that infest the day" They will "fold their tents like the Arabs And aa silently steal away." But for Our Forbearance. Morrisville News and Citizen. Some fellows are always taking ex ceptions to what the newspapers have to say of them. As a matter of fact the man who gets mad at what the newspapers say in the way of news about him is generally Just the one who should return thanks three times a day for the things the newspapers know about him and do not print. There is not one man in ten whom the newspaper man could not print some thing about that he does not want the world to know. The Idea is, to be thankful for what the newspaper knows and does not tell. First Lesson in Agriculture. Burlington Free Press. Apropos of the remark of one of the eastern college boys, who went to Kansas to help gather the crops, to the effect that the only employment offer ed him was that of 'filling the header box, a machine which cuts the corn cobs from the stalks," the Kansas City Journal says: "Lord Dundreary, who wanted to see the cow which gave the buttermilk, the Chicago girl, who com miserated the cold Job of the farmer in cutting his winter wheat, the Cin cinnati agriculturist who wanted some tobacco seed, part plug and pan fine cut, the Philadelphia matron who ordered her gardener to plant some succotash, the new-made bride who wanted the butcher to cut her steak rare all these must go to the barn and unhitch when the New Yorker comes driving down the pike with thut header box which cuts the corn cobs from the stalks." c Sad news, this. It appears that H. X. Burke, the genial landlord of the Xewfane hotel, has lost his Chinese brass gong, all engraved with various inscriptions and a very substantial sort of early morning call. When it rings the blinds rattle and all the dogs that are up to date bark themselves Into fits. Mr. Burke is quite incon solable over the affair and he has of fered big reward for recovery, with a per cent, added for the miscreant who stole the relic, a family heirloom. The fact that three Brattleboro men were up there fishing when the thing dis appeared adds a local interest. In deed, it is hinted that the sounding brass is hidden in the closet of one of our most esteemed townsmen. DON'T GET SCARED! Because someone has told you Hit ELECTRICITY is eipenslnh household use. Inrestigatcforjon- self; get our prices for miitnu and installation for electrical pa noses, and ask the customer! k whom we will refer you. We equip houses with call Mi annunciators, burglar alirms, pt lighters, complete electric lighdai. VAUGHAN & SARGENT ELECTRIC K BRATTLEBORO, VT. MORAN & CO. UNDERTAKERS ANO EMBALMERS. NO. 19 MAIN STREET. Telephone Connectiom Day and Night. Day call, 64-4. Night calls, 27-4 and 146-23. H. E. BOND & CO. Funeral Directors f and Furnishers. f 17 Main Street, Hrattleboro, Vt. BROOKS HOUSE STABLES. C. S. STOCKWELL, Prop. VILLAGE, HACkT COUPE B BAGGAGE SERVICE WE have complete staMcs mo fun Hack, Bagpipe and Coupe smitf all trains. We furni.-li Hack for niitt work of all kinds, both niptat and day. ws gle and Double TVams furnished at Axi notice. Good horses. Good semee reasonable prict. Everything new. fcm us a call, stable open dav and night. Telephone orders to staltle or nre Houfe. ON WAS H DAY in the laundry . wash in the "Sun light" way, for it brings brightness, comfort and de light. The clothes will be whiter and the labor lighter. Sunlight Lr Cako of Soa PnfeotJoo eta. ASK YOUR DEALCR FOR LAUNDRY SHAPE Canned Meats. We carry a full line of Canned Meats at prices which should please all. We have Corned Beef, Luncheon Beef, Roast Beef, Ox Tongue. Luncheon Tongue, ieoi Loar, Chicken Loaf, Canned Chicken, Deviled Ham, Dried Beef in Cans WE HAVE SOME NICE NATIVE CELERY. C. W. PUFFER. Low Price Cash Grocer. Teieplione. 42-2. GOODS DELIVERED. axative ronio Cures a Cold in One Day, Quinine Cripln3Day cm every box. 25c Q O. Taylor WhliklM, mellow aad palatablo COW-OIL-ENE Keeps Flies away from Horses and Cattle. SOLD IN BRATTLEBORO BY Robbins & Cowles, Brooks House Block. THE RIGHT KIND OF PRINTING H Printing that is done avo want it done, not as we w to do it unless vou ask oil advice, which is free. Printing that is ready vk you want it all you hive t do is to tell us when. IT Printing at prices as low consistent with good work as small profits. Printing well done-that'si REFORMER OFFICE niery Building, Brattleboro, Vt. Telephone 127. r ill S f Q8 Roll Top XL DESK Solid Oak. 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