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- ft'-J 'I THE WINDHAM COUNTY REFORMER, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1903. Windham County & Vicinity. All th News In the Reformer's Bailiwick as Gath ered bj? a Score of Special Correspondents. (Other County and Vicinity News on 7th Paste.) . HINSDALE. Ralph Amldon spent Sunday with friends In Keene. Mrs. Frank Elliot is very 111 at her home on Kilburn street. P. Frank Amldon of Wilton apent few days In town lust week. Miss Elsie Carlisle of Winchester visited friends in town last week. Mr. and Mrs. Carroll McDonald have moved into the Dix place on oteDuins venue. A dancing school will be opened for the season at G. A. K. nail next Tnurs day evening. Wednesday evening, Dec. 2, Is the date fixed by the Methodist ladles for their annual fair. The household goods of the late Mrs, Ferrin were sold at auction in the rear of the hotel Saturday. rr. C. A. Grav was one of the hon orarv bearers at the funeral of Dr. Evans at Winchester Friduy. FMwnrd Stebbins has added a cov- ered stairway to his newly fitted-up hall over F. H. Fuller's store. O. P. Slate has opened a grain and feed store in the block on Church street recently occupied by the printing of fice. Miss Nellie Gray came home from Boston Monday evening and will enjoy a. few weeks' re?st before taking up private nursing. Lester Booth of Orange and friend Ralph Jackson of Easthampton came up to the Hallowe'en dance and spent Sunday at W. u. Boom s. Mr. and Miss Comstock returned to their home in Burlington Monday after Dending several weeks at Charles Owen's on High street. "Samantha Allen at the Court of Fkme." will be presented by the Ladles societv of the Universallst church Thursday evening, Nov. 12. The members of Naomi chapter, O. E. S., held a fair at the town hall Thursday. A harvest dinner was served at noon and a supper at nignu Miss Katherlne Healy has given up her position in Keyou's store and has secured the position or assistant dook keeper with the Halle & Frost Mfg. Co. The annual Inspection of the Wo man's Relief corps which was to have taken place Thursday evening was postponed on account of illness of the Inspecting omcer. The ForeBters will give a ball Thanksgiving evening and the firemen have decided upon Jan. 15 as the date of their annual ball, which will be masquerade this year. The Junior and sophomore classes of the high school gave a very successful Hallowe'en party and dance at the town hall Friday evening. Nearly all the members of the school and a large number of their guests were in fancy dress and masked and some of the cos tumes were unusually good. Leltslng er's orchestra of Brattleboro furnished music for the dancing, which was con tinued till 1 o'clock. Refreshments of Ice cream and cake were served In the dining-room between the hours of ten and eleven and the tables were well filled. The receipts amounted to $110 and after expenses were paid about 70 was cleared. SPOFFORD. Mr. Slade Is Improving his residence py panning ic Mrs. Joseph Holt's sister, Mrs. Jane Howard of Westport, died triaay ana was buried Sunday. Mr. ana Mrs. Ed Leach of Hinsdale visited relatives here Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Perley York of South Keene were In town Saturday. ' Frank Scott and family are visiting his wife's parents In Richmond. Messrs. F. B. Pierce and Jerome Wright of Keene were In town Sunday. Mrs. Thomas Johnson of Springfield, Mass., Is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Slade. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Atherton and daughter of Rutland, VI, called on friends here recently. Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Hamilton and son Guy of Keene spent Sunday with her father, James Farwell. . Mr. and Mrs. William Atherton vis ited relatives In Orange and other towns in Massachusetts last week. Misses Braley and Barrett, teachers at the center of the town, visited with Mrs. Sarah Farwell Saturday and Sun day. At the last grange meeting Oct. 27, the third and fourth degrees were con ferred on two candidates and a har vest supper was enjoyed. The lecturer presented a first class entertainment. District Deputy Spaulding and wife were present for his yearly Inspection and found everything in fine condition. Visitors were present from New York who took part In the entertainment. This grange has been running sixteen years and its future prospects were never brighter than at present. CHESTERFIELD. The rain of Thursday was greatly needed and much more besides. The apple crop appears to have been large, judging from the loads taken to market. Chesterfield house Is nearly ready for occupancy. Mr. ware s brother, Frank, Is spending a few weeks here. Harry Spaulding and a friend from Keene spent some days recently with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Spauld ing. Mr. and Mrs. SImonds of Lynn Mass., took a carriage drive to this place last week, to visit her sister, Mrs, A. M. Davis. Mr. Davis Is driving stage to Keene and has Mr. Carr, a first class blacksmith from Worcester, Mass., to work in the shop. The M. E. ladies held their annual fair at town hall Wednesday evening with gratifying results. Entertainment by school children and teachers was very One and was received with great applause. The "whtppoorwlll song' was delightfully rendered, as In fact was every other number. The whip poorwlll obligato by Miss Barnett was particularly sweet and melodious. They were fortunate in having so lovely a night as a delay of one day would prob ably have been disastrous. , , WEST CHESTERFIELD. Mrs. Charles Warwick spent Sunday with her mother, Mrs. Ira Farr. Mr. and Mrs. Winfleld Farr have gone to keeping house In Greenfield, Mass. Rev. F. Roscoe will preach here next Sunday at 2 o clock In view of preach lng here and at Westmoreland ' for a year. The Alpha male quartet of Keene will give a concert here before the annl versary nance. Nov. iz. 'iney come highly recommended. The Y. P. C. U. circle will meet with Mrs. Alice Randall Saturday afternoon and evening. A full attendance Is de sired as they wish to hold their festival In December. his WESTMORELAND. Erdix Britton spent Sunday at mothers. Miss Carrie Bennett is home from Fltchburg. Mr. and Mrs. William Brown return to Boston this week. Charles Stone of Chelsea, Mass., spent Sunday at his Bummer home. Miss Ellen Stone went to Keene to visit Mabel Holland before returning to Chelsea. Mrs. G. J. Bennett has returned to her home having visited In several differ ent towns In Massachusetts. Waldo Hall killed three hedgehogs one day last week and a young com panion killed two the same day. Mrs. Lamson Farr has a trained nurse. Miss Harriett Green Is very much better, we are pleased to say. Mrs. S. A. Farr who has been stop ping at her cousin's, E. M. Greene's, for the past year was called to TownB- hend, Mass., to attend the funeral of her cousin, Miss Powers. EAST DUMMERSTON. Clark Bemls of Wardsboro is at C. O. Reed's. Mrs. Eliza Randall has returned to her home in East Dummerston. Farmers are Improving the beautiful weather .getting ready for winter. Albert T. Reed Is busy making cider at his mill on the C. O. Reed farm. Mrs. Marcla Dix started Wednesday for Baltimore, Md., where she will spend the winter as usual. The schools close this week for the autumn vacation of three weeks. We congratulate ourselves on having had excellent schools, creditable to teach ers and pupils. The teachers are leaving for their homes, Miss Purple to Gill, Mass.. Miss Laws to Springfield, and Miss White o Woodstock. It Is hoped they will re turn for the winter Rchools. The next social dance at Johnson's hall will be he'd Friday evening, Nov. Mr. Johnson has recently placed In his hall a piano, which was used for the first time at the dance last week. Mrs. Davenport of Putney was pianist. George A. Sheldon and family re- urned to their residence in Greenfield, Mass., this week. Two summers spent on the farm here, have mnde such Im provement In Mr. Sheldon's health that he hopes to be able to resume business. which he was obliged to leave for re cuperation. TOWNSHEND. . Mrs. a. E. Davidson is stopping at Dr. Osgood s. Wednesday afternoon, the Dorcas guild met with Mrs. Baker. Last Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Gale and Wllmer Turner were taken into the Congregational church. M. H. Twltchell of Kingston, Cana., is getting up a fine granite family mon ument In the Oukwood cemetery. At the Invitation of Rev. G. H. Baker and wife, the Congregational church and society spent a pleasant social evening at their home Monday even Ing. Games were played and light re freshments served. A Long Life Ended. Mrs. Oressa B. Holbrook died early Wednesday after a short Illness at the advanced age of 85 years. Mrs. hoi brook was born In Rakersfleld and was the oldest of seven children. At the age of six years, her parents moved back to the old farm In Townshend, which has been in the family since be fore the revolutionary war. She Joined the Congregational church in 1828, and has ever been a faithful member, and as long as she was able a constant at tendant at church. In 1836 she married Harvey Holbrook, and lived for a while on what Is now the Greenwood place, but returned later to her father's old home. The last years of her life have been spent In the home of her daugh ter, Mrs. B. B. Brlgham. While not able to walk during the last five years on account of an Injury, she has been re markably well preserved for a woman of her age. She Is survived by her daughter and two brothers, the latter living in the west. The funeral will be held Friday at 1 o'clock. WE3T TOWNSHEND. Kent shot a deer 1,'lKt JAMAICA. Preaching at East Jamaica Sunday afternoon. There have been quite a number of fires in woods lately. Electric lights have been , removed from the streets of the town. The meetings In the Baptist church conducted by Evangelist Llngley of Newfane were very helpful. Electric lights have been placed in the Congregational church and will, as soon as time permltB, be placed In the Baptist church. One week ago Monday, Mrs. Barnes, wife of Wm. Barnes, was laid to rest. She had been quite sick for sometime. Services were held at the Baptist church of which she was long a faith ful member. EAST JAMAICA. Fred Good Is boarding at C. W. Dun bar's. E. Gleason visited at N. F. Pierce's the last of the week. Mrs. Stella Howard of Wardsboro Is at her sister's, Mrs. C. E. Symonds's. Mrs. M. W. Howard and son re timed to their home In Brattleboro Friday. Mrs. H. E. -Howard accom panied them, returning home Monday evening. Llewellyn week. Miss Whitney of Townshend has been at E. W. Holden's. Earl Hadlock of Somervllle. Mass., has been visiting his brothers. Mrs. Jane Perkins of Brattleboro was the guest of Mrs. C. J. Swltzer lost week. W. T. Wheeler is building a new barn and George Dompler has shingled his buildings. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Farnsworth of Saxton'a River are visiting at John Dompier'a. Miss Myra Hardy began school In the Carr district Monday, after a vacation of one week. Misses Florence Follett and Sylvia Derry of Townshend have been guests at Rev. M. F. Hardy's. Elliot Jennlson has left the Prentiss Carr farm and Is living with his daugh ter. Mrs. E. W. Holden. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Dresser and son Harry of Farley, Mass., have been vis iting at W. A. Lawrence a. WESTMINSTER. Hnnd your Items to E. L. Finton, please. Nine Italians moved from her to South Deerfleld. Mass., Monday. Mrs. O. H. Walker returned Wednes day from a week's visit In London derry. Charles Gates of Boston came up Saturday and is gathering cream for Charles Peck. Alfred Hammond left Monday for Boston where he Is" to learn the elec trician's trade. Miss Edna Winchester of Keene, N. H.. spent several days with Miss Thomas last week. Mrs. Owens returned to her home In St. Johnsbury Saturday her mother, Mrs. Williams, going with her. Mrs. E. C Chapln and granddaugh- ' ters of Holyoke. Mass., are visiting with the family of J. K. Leach. Miss Grace Leman is expected home from Southboro to-day. R. A. Phippen will come with her for a brief stay. Dr. D. G. Underwood of Bradford. N. H., visited his parents. Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Underwood, and other friends over Sunday. About 2(1 of our young people went out to Thomas Ashwell's Saturday evening to a corn husking party. They report a good time. JACKSONVILLE. M. W. Lynda was In town Monday. F. L. Woodard has been very low since Friday. Mrs. Slnte recently gave a birthday party to those over 70. Warren Wilson was at Mrs. Put nam's the first of the week. Mrs. Laura Boyd is to stay with Mrs. Maranda Faulkner thla winter. The northern lights displayed Satur day evening were very bright. Many from here attended the funeral Sunday of A. Chase at Whltlngham. The Eastern Star Is Invited to the Mary Lyon chapter at Shelburne Falls. W. A. Wilcox returned Friday from severnl weeks business trip to Canada and the middle west. The Ladles' Aid meets next week Wednesday at F. C. Barker's. Young people s entertainment In evening. C. A. Pike lost a valuable horse by Its getting torn on nails In the stall which it had torn down while loose, Mrs. Blanche Gillette will conduct the grange program and entertainment Tuesday, Oct. 10, with an "S" program and supper. Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Waste, Mr. and Mrs. Freeman Hager and E. S. Allen attended the Universallst fair at Wil mington Tuesday. Lewis Cutting la moving his goods to the B. F. Roberts place and w. . Sprague is moving his goods to his place bought of Mr. Cutting. About 100 attended the reception at Mr. and Mrs. Floyd A. Dalrymples Tuesday. The evening was spent with music and games, 114.66 was left them towards a chamber set. S, is WHITINGHAM. Mrs. Howard has returned to her home here. The Thimble club met with Mrs. A. Wheeler Tuesday. Mrs. Mary Davidson of Melrose here on a visit with old neighbors. A reception was given Mr. and Mrs. William Stafford Thursday evening. Mrs. Fowler is not as well. Her sister, Mrs. Eastman of Deerflela has recently visited her. Joseph Farnam has returned from his visit In Fltchburg, Mans., and Win cheater, N. H., where he has spent the summer with his daughter and grand children. He Is now with his daughter here for the winter. Horace May and family of Dover met with a bad accident on their way home from the funeral of Abram Chase, a relative. Sunday. Their horses ran, becoming frightened by the break ing of the neck yoke. Abram Chase died Oct. 30. In his 4th year. His wife died June Z3. his ru neral services were held Sunday after noon in Green Mountain hall and were very largely attended, the services being conducted by Rev. Margaret Barnard of Rowe. Burial was In the village cemetery. His children were ail present at the funeral. There were many out or town people; among mem, Mr. and Mrs. Parley Crown of Brattle boro. Horace Wing and Mrs. Stafford of North Adams, Mrs. Browning and son of Row also Charles Waste and many others. WARDSBORO. THE OLD RELIABLE ill Absolutely Pure THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE BROOKLINE. A. O. Wellman Is spending the week Athens. Nl'on Smith moves this week Into he Blanchard house vacated by Pren tiss Carr. Herman Howe of Newfane has en gnged the tenement of R. C. Marsh and will take possession Dec. 1. An oyster supper this (Friday) even ing at the Baptist parlors, under the di rection of the Ladies' Benevolent so ciety. Mrs. Augusta Bailey who has been staying with her daughter, Mrs. F. L. Potwlne. returns this week to her home In Brattleboro. Prentiss Carr who has been employed In Pierce's chair shop moves his family to Willtamsville this week where Mr. Carr takes a position In Arthur Merrl fleld's mill. N. F. Barnes has sold a tract of tim ber Including his sugar lot to F. L. Pierce, thus cutting off a good lot from me production or maple sugar. Ap- pearances Indicate that Mr. Pierce In tends to Increase his business. New hands are being added to his force of employes. Jap. Benson has moved to Bondville to run a boarding house. Mrs. Lizzie Barber of Townshend Is visiting her father, L. A. Whitcomb. Mrs. Maria Johnson went to Brat tleboro Friday to be gone two weeks. Miss Abble Kilburn of Brattleboro spent the last of the week with Miss Annie Whitcomb. A company of young people attended a Hallowe en party at Mr. Hamlin s Saturday evening. Dorr Plimpton who has been here on a hunting trip has returned to his home In Somervllle, Mass. Fred Underwood has gone to Putney to meet his wife who has been visiting her sister In Barre. Dexter Walt has finished painting Mrs. M. M. Eddy s house and has re turned to Brattleboro. Leroy Webster of South Wardsboro has moved on to the Jonas Allen farm and Is cutting lumber for Mr. Walton, The A. Z. club will meet with Mrs. Milon Perry Thursday afternoon, Nov. 12. The work will be sewing. All are cordially Invited. Walton Fletcher who went to the Massachusetts General hospital two weeks v ago has been moved to his aunt's, Mrs. Lucia Gates's. He remains about the same. HALIFAX. Another deer has been reported kill ed by Mr.' Tower Just north of the center. Perley E. Crosier has been appointed postmaster at Halifax In place of Wat son Uewoir, resigned. Carl Bickford caught a lynx Mon day in one of his fox traps. More are reported around the north part of the town. Rev. A. A. Smith who has been at work for Dr. E. R-Kites for the past ear and preached at the Center hurch left Friday for Brookfleld, Mass.. where he has a Blmilar posi tion. Albert Burnett died very suddenly Friday.- while picking apples. He complained of his head feeling badly and fell over on to the ground. His son who was at work with him helped him up and into the wagon, carried him to the house, then went for help; but before the neighbor arrived he was dead. Mr. Burnett and his son had lived alone since Mrs. Burnett died about ten years ago. The funeral was held at the Union church Sunday, at tended by Rev. J. E. Barry of the Bap tist church. Mr. Bennett was an hon est. Industrious man and a kind neigh bor. He Is survived by one son, Frank, and an adopted daughter. He has been for many years a much respected citizen of this town. WILMINGTON Miss Florence Pike Is at work In the Times office. Mrs. Mary Morgan has rented her tenement to John McDade. O. E. Butterfleld has been in Glas tonbury on business this week. M. W. Stlckney of Rutland has re moved his household goods to this pluce. The ladles of tho Universallst church held their annuul fair Tuesday at Memorial hall. Good attendance, pleasant time as usual and about 1100 realized. Frank O. Chaffin returned from Cali fornia Tuesday. He expresses himself as highly pleased with the country put has not fully deemed wnemer no win remove or not. Hallowe'en was duly observed. Sev eral parties were held and the younger element did not forget to play the usual pranks in the way of changing signs, etc., during the night. The regular meeting of Social lodge was held Tuesday evening, at wnicn the third degree was conferred upon Carl S. Barnard. A number of the members of Unity lodge, Jacksonville, were present. The Methodist church . waa filled to Its capacity Sunday evening to enjoy the union exercises under direction of the W. C. T. U. Recitations, musical selections formed the program and each number waa excellent and thor oughly appreciated by the audience. The hearing of the case atate vs. R. P. Crafts, Jr., on the charge of furnish Ing Intoxicating liquor to Jackson Bar low was held Saturday. Oct. 81, at the office of O. E. Butterfleld. Charles a. Chase appeared for the respondent, The Justice. Warren K. Boyd, rouna the respondent guilty of the charge and sentenced him to the house of correction for nine months. Appeal was taken to county court and ball furnished In the sum of $400. Aa Horace B. May with hla wife. daughters and mother-in-law. were coming down the hill near S. L. Bond's Sunday evening, the leather holding the wagon pole broke letting the pole drop to the ground frightening the horses. The wagon was tipped over and all the occupants received injuries. Mrs. May waa the most seriously In jured having a broken leg. sprained ankle and other Injuries. The norses were stopped near the Beaver orooK bridge. A team was obtained or tne hotel livery to convey the persons to the home of Mr. May. At this writing they are doing as well as could be ex pected. The wagon was nearly demol lshed. PURE FOOD la an absolute neeeu7ri thepreservatlon of our .(3 ha I nr. "Wit NORTHFIELD. Harry King has gone to Montague to work In a cider mill for Field Bros. Charles Huber has purchased a span of horses of F. H. King of Miller's Falls. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hammond of Greenfield are visiting Mrs. Ham mond's brother, E. E. Howes of the Farms. Eilsha Stratton of Northfleld Farms died Sunday night after a long Illness, although he has only been confined to his bed during the past four weeks. Mr. Stratton was born here August 26, 1818, and has always lived in this place. In 1848 he married Lucy Sawyer also of thla place who survives him. Of this union one son waa born and he died In 2. About twenty-one years ago Mr. Stratton became totally blind and has been a very patient sufferer through hese long years. He leaves besides his widow one brother. Edwin of Greenfield. Much sympathy Is felt for them. WILLI AMSVILLE. Rev. D. H. Sawyer of Sharon. Mass.. will preach at the Methodist church here Sunday morning and at East Dover Sunday afternoon. Vernon Manley's Horse. Editor of Reformer: On page five of your issue of Oct 16 you printed an Item concerning Mrs. Powers and a horse owned by me. Your Item is an outrageous lie. being false and slander ous. Please correct or retract In your paper. If you wish to publish the truth I will give It to you straight V. C. Manlev. The Item referred to stated that Mrs- Powers shot Mr. Manley's horse In Dummerston. and that the horse was in a bad condition, evidently with rlanders. and was too aged to eat Mr. Manley says the horse could eat but could not eat hay, and that he made a pot-moitem examination of the horse. and found no symptom of glanders. only distemper: further thnt the rea son he allowed Mrs. Powers to kill the hore was because he was threatened with criminal prosecution If he didn't. WEST WARDSBORO. Mr. Dexter of Troy, N. H., Is stop ping at the hotel. Lucius Hasklns and family and J. Sherman of Worcester, Mass.. have been visiting at M. S. Hasklns's. The Sunday school Temperance con cert was a success In every way and over 150 people were present. Messrs. Morgan and Howard from Wardsboro added much to the musical part of the program and the children and young people gave a large variety of songs and recitations which were well render ed and well received. Pastor Nichols gave a shortta!k and Mrs. Nichols who had charge thanked all who had as sisted and invited all to come to Sun day school. The ladles of this vicinity were In vited to meet with Mrs. H. A. Waite Friday and quite a large number as sembled there. Mrs. R. A. Nichols was elected chairman of a business meet ing and Mrs. E. O. Robinson secretary. GREEN RIVER. Watson DeWolf Is 111 with erysipelas. Miss Mary Brackett Is gaining after several weeks' Illness. James Stevens of Boston was a guest at David Worden's over Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Combs of Brattleboro were at Charles Brackett's Sunday. Clavton Barrv of Brattleboro Is vis iting his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Fife. George Lynde recently shot a deer and Saturday he gave a supper to a few relatives and friends. Pome came from Farley and West Ieyden. Mass. Thirty sat down to the table. After supper there was dancing until 12 o'clock and the evening was a most enjoyable one. MARLBORO Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Prouty have been spending several days with their pa rents. I4ottie Thomas returned Wednesday from Rernnrdston where she has been visiting friends. Erwin Mather and Dlckerman Rider were the two lucky men In town to se cure deer, Mr. Mather getting one near the Hughes place weighing ZK4 lbs. and Mr. Ryder killing one on tnelr own farm weighing 275 '.b. The school at the Four Corners, taught by Mrs. Bertha Prentiss closed Saturday. Those perfect In attendance were Louie Fletcher, Fred Fletcher, Robert Prentiss, Jesse Ryder. There was a large attendance Wed nesday evening at the chicken pie sup per and sale. The evening was a per feet one and many came from the sur rounding towns. The receipts were 875. The ladles appreciate the gener- ous patronage and all donations of ar ticles for sale. The remembrance was well patronized. Death of George A. Stearns. - George A. Stearns, a well known lumber dealer, died at his home In Northfleld. Saturday morning, after an Illness of but a few hours. He was taken ill In White River Junction. VL. the day before, and was brought home on an evening train, at that time suf fering severely. The immediate cause of death was a hemorrhage of the In testines. induced by a long standing inflammation. Mr. Stearns was 41 years old, and had apparently been In vigorous health. He was born in North field, the son of Albert D. Stearns. He was a natural trader and happening to make a fortunate purchase of timber land several years ago, he turned his attention to the business and devel oped great skill In estimating the value of timber properties. This led him to be employed by the Diamond Match company and for a nurrjber of years he has been In this company's employ as a buyer. He also carried on extensive dealings on his own account, and was the owner, with partners, of mills en gaged in getting out lumber In Ver mont and New Hampshire. Mr. Stearns married Miss Mamie Holton of Northfleld. She died some years ago. leaving two daughters who survive their father, Mrs. Allan Miner and Miss Effie Stearns. His mother is also liv ing. Mr. Stearns's death Is not only a great blow to his family, but is deeply felt as a loss among his business asso ciates. He was shrewd In business matters but honorable in all transac tions and Implicitly trusted. The fu neral at his home. Monday afternoon, was largely attended. The bearers were men with whom he had business connections. The floral offerings were very many and beautiful. Rev. Mr. Osgood of Brattleboro, officiated. Two nng were effectively sung by Mrs. N. Dwight Alexander and Mrs. Charles H. Wehter. The burial was In the old Northfleld cemetery. evi nMAMniNDIA NATURAL RRtLu . Is positively "ALL PURE TEA" and as deliciouf 'ficAi A T A" ni AOs' "vigyr XO unriK as s-wr ia. Sold only In sealed lead packet. 60c and 70c per lb. By an crar.J ' TRY A TEN CENT SAMPLE PACKET. ' WOcH WEST BRATTLEBORO. At last reports Carl Fisher was gain ing. Thomas Knight has been quite 111 for a week past. Miss Alice Whitney of Marlboro visited at Bert Miller's last week. E. B. Ellis is recovering from the In juries received in falling a short time ago. An oyster supper will be served at the Baptist chapel, Thursday evening, Nov. 12, from 6 to 8. Every one invited. Mr. Bond who has been sick In bed fnr over a week w th bad throat and stomach trouble, Is improving slowly. Miss Martha Parmalee who has been stopping for a few days at E. H. Dav enport's, has returned to Wilmington. Mrs. N. A. Freeland of Montague City, Mass., spent the Sabbath with her friend. Mrs. Kellogg, at Mr. Van Doom's. Mrs. Ware and daughter who have been stopping at the Melrose through the fall months, went to their home on the Hudson, Tuesday. Miss Madge Davenport went Monaay to Orange, Mass., as stenograpner ana bookkeeper for the Frederick H. Sprague Co., manufacturers and whole sale dealers. Mrs. Smith has sold her farm to John Barney and Mr. Barney has sold a part of his farm with Dunaings to mrs. Smith, and Mr. Barney moves next week to his house in the village. Wednesday evening many from ootn churches here went to Marlboro to the chicken pie supper. They report a fine supper and social time, the moon in ts glory and everything conspiring to make it a pleasant outing. VERNON. Mr. and Mrs. David Goodrich and son of Hopedale. Mass., who have been visiting the brother of Mrs. Goodrich, B. A. Streeter, sr., have returned to their home. The young people of Vernon grange gave a very enjoyable Haiiowe en party Saturday evening and amuse ment was provided for a large com pany. David Goodrich of Hopedale. Mass., generously furnished music with a graphaphone. At the close of the exercises, cake and coffee were served. Much credit Is due the com mittee who had charge of the program for giving such a varied and pleasing Hallowe en entertainment Mrs. S. N, ba go. John Bratton ATHENS. Bemls Is sick with lum- and Cornelius Keefe It was decided to organize a society ahot two deer, making three killed In tor worn ana tne same was aone un- town der the name of the Ladles' Social circle. Officers for the ensuing year were elected as follows: Pres., Mrs. M. L. Rice: Sec. and Treas., Mrs. M. L. Johnon: directors, Mrs. E. O. Robin son. Mrs. L. B. Kendall and W. H. For rester. The next meeting was held yes terday st F. L. Adams's after which they will meet but once In two weeks. The largest Island In the world Is Australia. It Is 1500 miles In length. from east to west, and measures 1950 miles, north and south. Its area Is 2.934. 287 square miles. The sales of the O. O. Taylor Old Bourbon and the O.' O. Taylor Pure Rye Whiskies are smong the largest of similar goods In this country, unsurpassed In sge. purity or strength. See that propri etors' firm name Is on the label and over the cork. Sealed bottles only. There will be an exhibition at the wet school by the scholars, Saturday, Nov. 7. Fay Bridges Is sick with congestion of the kidneys. He has been obliged to be absent from school and will not re turn until he Is better. W. W. Bemls of Rockingham has old his farm and will come with his family, to Athens to live this winter during which time he and his brother will do the log job which they have taken of Dr. F. L. Osgood of Town shend. 8. 0. Ttykir WhfcklM, Insert ttnoftt and lrlpr. A Runaway Bicycle, Terminated with an uly cut on the teg of J. B. Omer. Franklin Grove.. III. It developed a stubborn ulcer unyield ing to doctors and remedies for foul years. Then Bucklen s Arnica Salve cured. It's Just as good for burns, scalds, skin eruptions snd piles. JSC, at F. H. Holden A Co's. drug store. - WEST NORTHFIELD. Dwight Priest returned Thursday to Shenandoah. Iowa. Mrs. Achsah Weeks of Westminster was at her fathers here during the past week. Miss Mabel Wlllard who has been guest at R. K. Caldwell's, returned to Philadelphia Monday. EAST DOVER. Mrs. C. L. Hall picked a full blown dandelion blossom Tuesday. Rev. W. J. Vile went Wednesday to see nis orotner who is very sick. Martin Johnson who has worked for Mrs. Lyaia Lazelle a number of years, has left the town for the west Mrs. Lazelle s brother, Charles Lazelle, is working for ner. A curious watch has been brourht oui in france. Tne dial is transpar ent but there are no works behind It and the hands appear to move by magic. The G. O. Taylor Old Bourbon and G. O. Taylor Pure Rye Whiskies also work like magic, in case of de bility. The medical profession pre scribe these beverages, because thev are pure and well-aged. Licensed dealers generally sell them. If you will look on the label and over the cork you will find the proprietors' firm name, sealed bottles only. O tl TAYLOR UiUil WHISKIES rag MADE BOTTLED SOLD SO.. BY LICENSED DEHFIS EVERYWHERE. NEVER supplied except In Sealed Bottles, bearing proprie tors firm name Signature thus? Boston Wool Market The demand for wool continues moderate as a who'e, with manufact urers only supplying their pressing needs, but the general prices rule about the same. The market shows an entire absence of any speculative feeling, and, while manufacturers will buy wool to cover orders for goods taken, they are not Inclined to buy be yond this. The wnts of buyers are small", and any pressure to sell would have to be at the expense of prices, but the trade as a whole consider their holdings good property, nnd are not disposed to press business in the least As compared with a few weeks since. some grades of wool show a rather easier tone, but In the face of the quiet demand that has prevailed. prices are welt maintained. Fleece wools are held steady, nnd offerings are moderate as a whole, which gives a strong tone to prices. Ohio washed delaines hold firm In price at 36c, with some holders yet not disposed to offer at this figure. For unwashed and unmerchantable Ohio delaines about Zfi28c Is the price, with unwashed clothing grades at 24244c For washed XX and above Ohio fleeces the market holds firm at 34$i34V4c while No. 1 washed Ohio wools are quoted at about 324a Michigan delaine la quotable at about 32 33c. Michigan X is quoted at 27028c nnd No. 1 at 3lv3H4c. For 14 and -blood unwashed wools the range is about 2525tc for Ohio nnd 24&!25c for others, these wools helne In very moderate supply. Half-blood unwashed tleeces continue scarce nnd firm, with Ohio at 256426c and Mich igan at 24i25. The market for pulled wools Is quiet and as the season advances, more sup plies are coming in. The sheep shorn during the summer are now showing better length of wool, which Increases the available supply. .For extra A supers the market continues nominal on the scoured basis of 56ff60c, with nne a supers at i.jrhuc and A supers at 44 46c. For lambs. B supers. sales average on the scoured basis of 41(fi43c, with C supers at 32&'34c. Fine combing pulled continues scarce and nominal on the scoured basis of 46050c, with ordinary combing pulled quoted at about 40041c clean. CHURCH SERVICES. First Baptist church. Georeo n i son. minister. Mrrnio. Subject. "The Character of rj.il Bible school 12 m. Subject, "Saving Faith." " Unitarian church, Rev. El Q o n vnnti. nastor. Rorviz-n . v! 10:39. Sunday school at'ii- 2J' for next Sunday: "A Lesson from ,kl PrODhet. Elliah." ill " ;.m U . . .... lc welC0mi universalis cnurcn, Relfrnold Marvin, minister. Morning worehln iu:ju OCIOCK. BuDJect of the ul "Am I mv RrntW vr."Z. fm school at 11:45 a. m. Senior Vmti 1 p. m. All are welcome. 1 Christian Science services in uJ umwi tuiiiiui lain, "I 1 CM Inthlans xv:54. Testimonial diw,,,1 Wednesday at 7:30 p. m. ReadinlT open Tuesday, Thursday and SaturdJ from 2 to 5 p. m. The public l.,J welcome. ' At the Adventlst Christian Dm.... . ( n. in.- riajci ict""5 "i IU1J a. m. Bundi school at noon. Preaching at Mo trJ i. bluer win. a. uircn or wntJ Mass., will give his farewell dlscounl Loyal workers at 6 p. m. ThuralJ evening prayer meeting at 7:10 J are curuiauy inviicu to attend all 111 aerviuea. BLADDER TROUBLE SMITH'S DUCIIU LITIIIA PILLS. SICK KIDNEYS The Bladder, Rheo mrntlsm a lid liie Blood u II Mice diiteafte yield at once and are q u Ickl v nnd f u II v cured. Price only It cents a box. A CURE it the People's Price. My Kidney book n-d A Sample I'ackatrt -ent Free to uay address. W. F.SMITH CO. It6 Summer St, Botton To cure Oon p.it Inn , Sick 1 !aiaft nri Kf in- in 'in iur ne u h t int-ftfii Butternut Till. Only 55 cev.ti m GENUINE -Will foo KlFtl md'I me a botij o vour rtnuuvie t Ruiiensut Mil! Inn turn mull. II nt ive a rwd rwoln your Smlili'i ui l.lthia Hilt tanfi me, I nhill be tr in orb plead. I hi' t-iken more ihn ot dz;n buieg lor bill Her trouble and nly have the? bfi mat lmulle, trot trouulr, rheumi! nnd rjerroQ W hen I cooimtKtd take the vlllt feelinir Terr poo: out dow (eel Rte other penon Id i fliewe. l it e r mended them u and Iher hBtcfai jjfHxl rt uli? frvDuea I hare." I IRs.. I. l..HnvtH Cireen Harlwr,lUJ MARRIAGES. In Hiiin.nvill . Oct. 1... Hetm AMwumkH' Je-eif M. Mi.lrnn. In Kurili PomfrPt. tt. 16. !T Rer.ru march i.f West Hsrtfi.nl. V. W. Rra KrH.kline and M inn Lltzie While 0 S-trtl I' f r.f . In Wentnn. Oct. IK h? Rev. r. A Wnndtorj Fmnk H. Moore and Cora L. (ironr. Iu 1.U1 1 low BIRTHS. In RmttleUiro. Not. 4. a dauKbterloEM P. anri f.lllikn HI pnarilM,n. I In Hrauletmrn. N"T. 4, a daughter to Hi w . ana rac naraer. In R.un. Oct X adanehter. Helen tMUf to Mr. anil Mr. William .sioekhnclp In WKlminr Weat Sent ''J. a 1'-rt'1 Mabel M , to Mr. awl Mm. rie.irjre A.Omis. trmnuitauKbter to Mr. and Mr, n. L uv niim-T. In BondTllle, Oct. 14, a daughter to Mr Mr, iteorffe r. nurnee. In Homtville, Oct. a), a son to Mr. anl Arthur KriK.ka. In HaltlwinMrille. Mass.. Oct. 9, a we to ami Mr. Will Kaire. in inngneii. Mass.. net. i. a son. ro 10 Htirrls anil Klla Welwter I'.illins. J In Brattiehoro. Oct. a daughter to K"l : . ann Herrruae k. .lomveti. In Hrartldwii. Oct. t. a sontoJnonf Ruf V. lytnir. in oiiiiinrii. Oct. 27. a dntictiter ioa and May liella Nhenarnson. Ill MIIISIIHI OCl. Jtl. a Mtn W Tei'l$ri. Fmm 1 V llnrrett Iii West liiminierstcn. Oct. !!, a (iaf Mr. and Mr Cliiirleg Tift. Inwev lluinnierstim. Oct. 21. auun- Mr. ami Mr. Kuliert ('iinils. In Well,. w Knlls. Oct. 21. a S'n tear Ml. T K Hullnlian. Iii Reiinu KmI's. Oct. 25. a daucwern- and Mta. li. H KtiMtut. DEATHS. The Dairy Markets. The general conditions In the local dairy markets are unchanged. Fol lowing; are the conditions at other centers: Butter New York steady at ii He: inicago steady at JHic, packing stocks 1313H& Cheese New York quiet, targe and smalt September 11 H, October 11 (4c: Liverpool, white S3s. colored 64s. Eggs New York firm, seconds to firsts 21025c: Chicago Arm. extras !5c, prime firsts 23c: St. Louis steadv at 2214c, loss off. repacked cases included. Cable advices to Geo. A. Cochran from the principal markets of Great Brltlnn give butter markets as verv quiet, nnd prices bnrelv ain.i Finest DanWh 25fi26e. Finest IrNh 23!ir24c. Finest Canadian ?lu.CTti finest Ruwliin l!Krrc. with th un.loi- grades In plentiful supply nnd dull at 15pl"14c Amerlcnn Pro, ,Htt.r meets n very drugging snle. although freely offered nt Itiftlxc. l.-idlc very dull, and to move nt all freely i.v would have to lie accepted. Cheese market are somewhat bet ter in tone with prli-e unaltered. Finest American and Canadian lift UHc. n Kra.r1len.1rn. Nut. 4. itilant ilangMerol son l' :,,ifl I.illlun SIioiomUmii. In I'r.ittu lmro. Ki.t. . N.iau risen 79 In Wliitiiiennm.Ort. SO. Al rani 1 r-r. In H..i.ui,.,, t II," -v. ..fBtleW e:i,. Mr Kutl.M H u,ife -,l' Htiel N. 'r,lJ( III ItawsnnTille Ocr. 2:l Mr . nerce f'" In Wmilhnin Oct.:'l Mrs. Alice H rout"'" . In Manla.ni, Oct. 2S. rliarU.st iirr.enm.; ' In Kellima Kalis, Oct. 28, ! In Hellnws Falla, Oct. 27, C. Aaron0 in Jamaica, Oct. 54, Ellen Rice, wife 0" rwrne. st. , . VllCJi In Rnndville, Oct. 27, Mr. Calista I .f on, 73. , . 111 neiinw rati, lies. ' i- 1 In Hellow Kails. Oct. !, Mr, h ;Sn,J In Ahtiel..t. N. H . Oct. a. Mr. Msg" wne.it w iniani I'etiet (.im-epn : a M In Nantucket. Muto.-Ocr. .3. Kiltnund anatiTi nl Bemanlstoti. Wa.-s.cJ-In N. w Rriiain. tvnn.. Oct. adaug uiirton ami Mattel (nranioriii n.n."--- Bj In Weatuort. N. H.. Oct. W. Mrs.JWH rl. , J 1 .. T 1 1 v. a Mr 1 irrr?- - hnu,lr M In Halifax. Oct. AlKet Kurnei.. j In Northlteld Farina. Nut. 1. hiifh'Sn 8.V In Jem. Ira. Nov. . Milton Anon- Keep the Wind and Cold Out of your house by putting on some , OUTSIDE WINDOWS and WEATHER STRIPS around the doors. You can get them at reasona ble prices of ROBBINS & COWLfi Brook Mouse Block.