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if " mnrw imt Ay Ay Vy V H"' Ay 1 W.jo A Year. $,oo If Not Paid in Advance "Let all. the ends thou aimest at be thy Country's, thy Gods and Truth's.' Price Five Cents Per Copy. lOLUME XXX. BRATTLEBORO, VERMONT, FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 1905. NUMBER 10 Jisemenls, Meetings, lectures, Etc. TURN ENGAGEMENT 1 By Popular Request Murday Evening, larch 18 JULES MURRY Present the Sparkling Comedy, ie Mummy and the Humming Bird lb the lame excellent eompany seen her September. Lserved teat sal open Tuesday night. ch 14 at the Box Oihoe. Iiletic Exhibition AUDITORIUM jURSDAY EVE. MARCH 16, 1905 BY M, G. A. Gymnasium Classes under the direction of UNDiFF, PHYSICAL DIRECTOR Music by TSINGER'S FULL ORCHESTRA r ANTE! A competent girl for general housework. Mm. . W. Gibson, 8 Oak 1U-H ANTED Man to spray my orchard. On wli.i hu a nlant arc) la a v ru.rij.rl ..Jul V oioiitok, Putney, Vt. lo-tt r ANTED-Wght clerk. HOUSE. rA YTED-nAn honest, temperate and indna ,.nno .Innlo ...nr. .n niul.lla mill. rtH on rami. Kererences requirea. eserved seat tickets will go on salo he Y. 11. C. A. rooms Saturday hning March 11th at 9 o'clock. NTED, FOR SALE, TO RENT, Etc. Apply Brooks 10-lt ANTED -A cook. 6 Terrace street. JO-tf. av, Greuolietd, Mass. Mas. H W -it "ANTED Oirls to run power machines on overalls, steady worn ana lugnest union Annlv to Mb. McCoy. Brattleboro ill Co., Brattleboro, Vt. tO-lt f ANTED Table boarders. kins, 6 High St. Mrs. A. Hr-DJit rA NTED Stitchers to work in overall fao- torv. Apiilv at once. Hooker, Cg-rseh Ten ell, -Overall Factory. 9-2 ESTEY We have gathered a large crop of used Pianos, and have cut prices to the lowest possible figure. Every Piano has been placed in good condition; no old ones in this Hot. Janssm, Walntft Case, $250 Newton, Mahogany " 225 McPhail, " " 250 Brambach, " " 215 ludwig, " " 200 Heller, " 185 Call or write at once. :lstly organ company SXLLS DEPARTMENT. BRA TTLEBOHO, VT. NO LICENSE who benefited by the Thompson fund could afford to pay for them. Mr. Martin then said .hut he thought E. L. Waterman, Mr. Flttsj and himself would be willing to do It. J. G. Stnf ford, the town's perennial vendor of warm atmosphere, sided with Mr. T0Wn SO Voted by a Majority nlTand captioned people against at lowing sentiment to blind them In of 149 at the Annual Meeting Tuesday CONTESTS FOR SELECTMEN L. the mutter. From the top of a settee In the rear of the hall C. R. Crosby cried out vehemently against the town's refusing to make the appropria tion, saying such an action would be a lasting disgrace and that he should be ashamed of the voters if they took It. L. V. Taylor Joined his voice with Mr. Crosby In a wall of protest against any such narrow minded and niggardly course. L. f. Adams stated that he was In a position to realize the value of the hospital and thought that on appropriation of $250 was little enough to make In return PUTNAM WINS 3RD PLACE lfor whttL tOW" ".I lliniUKH ton ut'iieui-i'lli-e m me j u'linp- sons. In reply to Mr. Martin Mr. ruts On the Board After Three Ballots "" "e woul J,n wlm lnB memoer. or tnat nrm in a -inompson tesumo Other Town Officer Chosen With ni,.i from the lawyers but he thought Little or No Opposition Lively 'he town a whole ount t0 lve one in uuuiLJim. vt. U. iuuuniii wuo ji James F. Hooker and Warren Walker Chosen on the First Ballot E. H. Discussion on Various Articles. By a majority of 149 Brattleboro declared for no license at the annual town meeting Tuesday and elected a board of selectmen consisting of James F. Hooker, Warren L. Walker . . , " '., J '"" '" slightest objection to the approprla headed the "People's" ticket on the ... .... ......... ... . , ',,, official ballot. The total number of votes cast on the license question was the opinion that the appropriation ought to come from the town and said that if, in the event of litigation, the supreme court decided against Its legality he would pay the amount himself. Mr. Martin then said that he hadn't the tlon but had doubted the town's right to make lt. In view of the personal ''ur"u"" lr,,,irnnt..e hnwcvtr h xenn wllllne to 1,273. a gain of B9 over last year. Of . , , vn,. KSKMAKINO Willgoout by the day ir work at home. Mas. Morsk, U Highland WANTED. 8 to studv Srrenrh. German nr Soamitk. Our hnethod teaches students to Mut. these lan- fluently in a short time. Is now used at Point Milttarv Acarlemv and other schools. NiHuiKiraiicru witn a rree lesson win oe grv- uesireu. people going abroad win er- he interestwl in this a ftnmi-uw, knowl if one or mi.re of these laniruaees. Write r terms and a demonstration of thlemeth teac l mr. IE. M. nii.ini.ia. S finruee St. it-uoro, i. room main m To Saw 200,000 Feet. asiaress BOWEN, Halifax, Vt FOR KALE. lANK MOHSF HtnfM.innnl hmiruv1flnj.r. noosing now. 56 Elliot St. - IH SALE-Twenty work horses will be oat I wimkis sikmh Marcn 1st, gooa worit f eight Hill to 1AM pounds. Price 5 to I miir easy terms. .Call and see tnem. fuELD kivee Co., Wilmington, Vt. -3t t SALE One yoke oxen, S.40U lbs., good """ iHAHLEs Miikkr, KrattieDoro. w-zw :-MONTMAPandcatalogae 200 farms, 10 r 'Ko. M. MooBB,U.udlow, Vermont. ALE At haroatn nricpa what narlnr -tovet. and oil heiirra w hAVA left. Rec '.".a ranges and beaters at very low prices. I'! SALE One three-year old bay Mare, r.i'u ny uanison vi likes, pjctra gooa one: ue larire work Horse. I 'ummertnn. 11. Brown, 4011 SALE Pig andshotes; also one pair ''ran-nana team narness. L. U. and t . 1! Aliases. 44- tf : SALE A rood second - hand QDiiirht ! "no In perfect condition. Addreaa Box iufu.ro, t. You Are Done With Range-Worry When You Get A New Makes Cooking Easy" ydurOldfange takeninExcfumge EMERSON A SON, BRATTLEBORO, VT. this number 711 were no and 662 yes. Last year the yes votes numbered 615 while the noes numbered 599, making a no-lleense gain of 112 Rnd ii i . . r n . . ......... a ... . rur ... n taxpayer made legal there were cast 1.200 votes, making ' " n.-nhnm wm.irl AO, nnnctuanrx f. i- n Vl .1 1 .-11 ( t rhiM I J .. . down into their own pockets fo number Mr. Walker secured 638 and M ,, . ... Mr. Hooker 629. which made them elected. The other candidates for se lectmen received the following: Boy den, 684 ; Putnam, 568: Richardson. r i u . A i - . V. . ...1 .1 soi Tli.r-A V.i.l ri ir ,7o choice for I third member of Jhe . ayes were In the great majority, board, more voting was necessary and after two ballots, taken In by acclamation were then taken with out reaching a decision and the chair called for a division of the house. Be fore this was done Mr. Fltts arose to the full amount. In answer to thl Mr. Martin crawled a little more and advised that opposition to the appro prlatlori be withdrawn. The vote was then taken for the third time and Article 13 in regard to exempting tnp the taxes of the White River Chair of 10 years -,.l T5. ,,. ot..la,l ill lu.HJnj' iur a. in-iuiu ..... ........... . r.hm 1,1, the other town officers without noticeable opposition, their names appearing on all three tickets. Town meeting was called to order at 9 o'clock by Dr. H. D. Holton, mod erator. Nearly 200 voters were on hand at this time and the number In creased rapidly during the next hour. ln nnnn t h .1 ,-f.t 1 .1 cr n-.a hrlfllf Jl.i., in .... h,..,i i,n mat nt to the new property which the con 12 o'clock. The box for town oflicers cprn would build and objected to the ,.inpH m a n m . and that for I" exemption on the grounds ll.,.. n, n.lln, l 3 On nrronnt eiauuiiint, a uau jiicucm, of the numerous split tickets lt took amending the resolution to read flve .ri.tr. t.aiir.! ttt a.,i.0 hp I i'lnieuu ul icii jmrs. HI 1111B IU11I1 IV tory of thfc Souto company since It location here and the good that had resulted for the town. He then of fered a resolution that the property and estate of the White River Chair company be exempt from taxation for a period of 10 years. W. H. Vln ton Interrogated Mr. Fitts in regard YOUNG MEN-: High School graduate! and other are wanted at the ALBANY BUSINESS COLLEGE tolearn SHORTHAND AND BOOKKEEPING In I preparation for good rositions in business which mai l secured w.ubd, a superior icacners. ouu graduates -secure positions annuallv.l I Valuable lectures. Open during the entire year. Five gold medals received at International I I Expositions. : Summer school lor teachers and others. Illustrated, catalogue free ! CARNEM. St Hon, ALBANY, N. Y. WANTED Everybody to know of the gradual and steady growth of Brattleboro, and that to day there are very few If any tenements in the village. FOR SALE. 'I In.rwn family mare, Daisy." Safe for f to drive. Not afraid of steam or trollv 'UtJinwibiiea or bands of music. Sound "! .miM-r. Will also sell nearly new ' onc.rd wafon. harmaa. bells, blankets. I ftc Inouire of P ft rDftCT Street, Brattleboro, Vt TO REI4T. 1 pT A tenement. W. O. DooLirrLB. w, also want v n to know that we have a n.ri own, some Real Ks ate in the village and as he lives out of town "Where his business is he wishes to dispose of bis interests here and therefore offers at a great bargain bis tenement erty saying & ana s per cent intereui. mis ertylsingood condition and situated on f the principal street and rented to good parties. If you want a home or an investment please call or write us and we will show you the property. S. W. Edgett tt Co. NEW ENGLAND REAL ESTATE AGENTS Brattleboro. Vermont Send for List Being on toe wrong side of the market is disastrous. Havlntr vour in surance airanged on the right side of the grave is foresight. Prudence, now, brings the reward of security. We persistently offer the best in surance in the world. With year, doing business in 41 States. National Life Ins. Co. of Vt. (Mutual.) H. E. TAYLOR A SON, Cen. Agts., Crosby Block, Brattleboro, Tt, Beautiful Framed Pic tures and Pictures to Frame for Presents or Home Decoration. Olapp & Jones. !Br-ft.li,rr,r. fMM.li - nlnmhb. " Hi nMt n klMriM. A 11 rr IM- I A K UiLxax, BraiUeboro. UHt P'T-A Mfant at Orgaa (tt, sww irC IwriairMl . ru. (. m . .im. mm. f Lfa.lj f or occupuc j A pril lav. K. W. UVlt rYT Tril.r. II I . ry ,, . I,, .-ul '- Mata . a 1. Ml. InnkkM ' Um bat toratiow. amd iiw.ii la -trra 1-n A.ni. R.. f-amebora. r r'v- FOR SALE. My nearly new Steam Mill Outfit Com plete, 35-Horse Power Cornish Boiler and Ajax Engine, bota aunwea n mRra. . n ... . .. . . -, k.. K.a ma oalv four werks aad is a mod teaaie a ran be fooad and has aa abundance of power. Lane mill. travWing bed plainer, li foot board clipper, new cnase owwer, iwo - aertrd tooth saws, together with good sella and all sMceaaary small tools. Will sell oa EASY TERMS OR WILL TRADE for a good timbered fare or aawes hmher. Ota be aee. maalng oa Waste Farai. Bowe, Km, am II about April t. frsod leaaosw for eUiBg. Wrtu or apply tm. W. A. BARBER, UTBE1, 1 ASS.' Bock Beer On Draft and by the Sottle. F. C. QALE, & CO. Fostoffice addrefr Brattleboro, Vt more time result, and the meeting was adjourned from 3 o'clock until 7 when the out come of the election was announced. The additional two ballots for third selectman occupied about an hour and quarter, the Australian system be- ng dispensed with by unanimous consent. When the time came for the trans action of bu.slness at 2 oclock the hall was filled with voters and the atmosphere with stale tobacco smoke. Dr. H. D. Holton called the meeting o order and first voiced the request the bailiffs that residents of the illage be economical about using water on account of the shortage of the supply In the Chestnut Hill reser- olr, explaining that with a part of the supply at present coming from Whetstone brook, water 'for drinking purposes ought to be boiled before using. He then brought to the atten tlon of the voters article 4 relative to action upon the auditors' report. It was accepted on motion of O. W. Pierce. Article 5 to see if the town will vote to raise money to defray the expenses and liabilities of said town brought a motion from H. B. Cham berlain to the effect that a tax of 25 cents, payable on or before July 1, be voted. This motion was passed with out opposition. Under article 6 H. D. Holton, F. K. Barrows and H. R. Miles were re-elected trustees of the Free library for a term of three years and Rev. M. J. Carmody and E. H. Crane were chosen In place of the late Father Cunningham and Rev. R. K. Marvin. Article 8 relative to raising money for support and maintenance of the library brought to his feet Col. C. A. Miles with, a plea that $1,800 be appropriated this year. He ex plained that the increase was needed on account of increased expenses due to the high' price of fuel and for the purpose of keeping the books In good condition. He spoke of the value of the library to the town and had no difficulty In getting the citizens to vote the increased appropriation. Ar ticles 8, 9 10 and 11 were disposed of by appropriating $100 for the observ ance of Memorial day, $350 for the care of commons and burial grounds. voting to pay the town officers the same salary as last year and ex empting the polls of the members of Western engine company, No. 1, of West Brattleboro. It remained for article 12 to bring out the greatest discussion of the meeting. It read as follows; "To see if the town will vote to appropriate a sum not to exceed $250 to provlda suitable portraits of Thomas Thomp son and his wife, Elizabeth Thomp son, to be placed In the Brattleboro Memorial hospital." H. R. Miles moved at once that the sum be ap propriated, the selection of the por traits to be left with the selectmen. J. - Martin then inquired as to whether there wa Invested In the town any authority to make such an appropriation. He thought the better way to raise the money waa by sub scription. (Applause.) In reply C C. Fitts stated that he knew of no ex press provision that allowed making such an appropriation but he felt sure that no money would be apent to take the question to the supreme court for settlement He thought the town ought to b unanimous In mak ing; the appropriation. A. W. Roei "raised his voice in town meeting for the first time" to protest vigorously against the appropriation. Tf portralta were needed he believed the lawyer; was passed without opposition Article 14 to see If the town will rebate to the Brattleboro Street Rati way company the bill which it hold against the said company for rails used in Main street bridge was taken care of after a short discussion. Mr. Fltts as counsel for the railway com pany said that his client was not ask ing a favor but rather that the contro versy between the company and the town be settled by a vote of the town, The disputed fact, he said, was as to whether there was any Implied con tract on the part of the railway com pany to pay for the rails which wer of a different kind than those recom mended. Mr. Martin stated that the selectmen had found it essential in flooring the bridge to put in girder rails and that the superintendent of the road had concurred. He then moved that the selectmen be author ized to make a settlement by paying half of the amount. Mr. Vinton said that Superintendent Jones had made a distinct bargain with the selectmen to have the rails put In but that he was willing to have the matter settled according to Mr. Martin's suggestion. It was voted. There was no opposition to the town's accepting the piece of land upon which the Fort Dummer marker stands, deeded by E. H. Putnam, and also the piece of land upon which a monument to mark the old camp ground Is to be erected, from the Val ley Fair association. Article 16, relative to grading South Main street hill and fencing the town cemetery, was laid on the table after some discussion. On being interro gated by G. W. Pierce Mr. Vinton gave a surveyor's estimate which placed the expense of the whole piece of work at $1,126.80. C. F. Thompson moved that the article be dismissed on the ground that the expense was entirely unnecessary and the majority of the voters were of the same opinion. Under the head of "any other busi ness" J. G. Stafford harangued at length about the purity of the water of the Chestnut Hill reservoir com pany's southern source, claiming also that the company was encroaching on the highway at that point. Dr. Holton advised him to file a written objection with the local board of health. The meeting then adjourned until 7 o'clock, the Intervening time I being estimated necessary for count ing the vote. When the adjourned meeting was called to order at 7 o'clock the hall was packed. Dr. Holton first an nounced the vote on the question of license, the outcome being hailed with manifestations of toy on the part of the prohibitionists. He then went on to read the result of the vote for town officers, which showed that It would be necessary to ballot again for i third member of the board of select men. On motion of J. I Martin the Australian system was done away with although of course the check list was used. The result of the second ballot which took about SO minutes. was aa follows: Whole number of vote. 2C4; necessary for choice, 133; E. H. Putnam, 132; C A. Boyden, 113; L. H. Richardson. 15; H. P. Weather head. 4. On the third ballot Mr. Put nam wa. elected, the figure, being as follows: Whole number of votes, ttt: necessary for choice, 144; E. H. Put nam. ICS; C A. Boyden. Hi; U H. Richardson, X. Following are the result, of the first ballot as annunced by Dr. Holton: Moderator, H. D. Holton, 1,053. Town clerk, W. 8. Newton, 1,068, Selectmen, . W. L. Wulker, 638, J. F. Hooker, 629. C. A. Boyden, 684, . E. H. Putnum, C68. L. II. Richardson, E38, - II. F. Weatherhoad, 621. , Overseer of poor, J. L. Stockwell. 1.099. First constable, E. R. Thayer, 1.061. Second constable, M. R. Mlcott, 1, 030. i Tax collector, R. E. Gordon, 1,098. Treasurer, W. H. Brackett, 1,076. Listers, Azor Marshall, 1.095, H. B. Chamberlain. 1,092. J. L. Barney, 1,087. W. C. Horton. 1.089, A. J. Horton, 1,089. Auditors, H. B. Chamberlain, 1,054. C. L. Pler. 1,049. C. G. Staples. 1,047. Trustee of public money, W. S Newton, 1,049. Fence viewers, F. E. Barber, 1.032. A. L, Pettee. 1,031. C. R. Prentiss, 1,029. Grand Juror, H. P. Wellman, 1,041 (elected). H. G. Taylor. 1,037. Inspector of leather, W. H. Klnson 1.029. Pound keeper, Ai C. Spencer, 1.046 Surveyor of lumber, A. W. Rork well, 668 (elected), L. E. Holden, 450. Town agent J. L. Martin, 1,036. Road commissioner, P. S. Eames 1,058. Town school director, L. M. Kenes ton. 173 (elected), D. T. Perry, 1. H P. Hunter, 1. The following grand and petit Ju rors were chosen: Petit Jurors, F. L. Hunt, C. R. Prentiss, C. S. Hopkins. G. I Dunham, R, H. Sargent, E. J. Fenton. J. T. Kalne. C. S. Clark, F. I Reed. R. H. Brlggs, C. L. Cobb, W. D Newton, D. J. Stolte, D. H. Miller. W. L. Sylvester. J. J. Eckels; grand Jurors, W. H. Vinton, J. P. Sargent, H. F. Weatlierhead, W. R. Geddis, M. J. Moran, F. W. Kimball. ON HIS WAY TO WINHALL FRED JOHNSON, ALLEGED MUR DERER, IN TOWN YE8TERDAY. Will Be Arraigned This Afternoon Be fore Justice Swift, State'i Attorney Fitts Appearing for the 8tate New Version of the Shooting. THE STATE VOTE. Li Returns Indicate 36 Towns for cense Thie Year. According to the returns thus far received from Tuesdays vote under the local option law, 36 Vermont towns and cities voted for license this year, against 40 last year. several towns are yet to be . heard from, but they are small ones, which will not materially affect the result Burling ton's majority for license was reduced from 845 last year to 235 this year. Two of the greatest bui prises were the return of Rutland to license and the change of Barre to no license. No license towns are reported from Cale donia, Orleans or Orange counties. The towns voting for license as far aa reported are: Arlington, Benning ton, Brandon, Brighton, Burllngtop, Canaan, Castleton, Colchester, Fair Haven, Guilford, Hancock, Isle La Motte, Ludlow, Montpelier, Morris town, Northfleld, Plymouth, Poult- ney, Pownal, Putney, Readsboro. Richford, Rutland city, Sandgate, Searsburg, Shelburne, Shoreham, Springfield. Stockbridge, St. Albans city, St. Albans town, St. George, Tin- mouth, Vergennes, Wallingford, west Rutland. Seventeen changed from no license to license and 19 from license to no license. The towns changing from no license license are Arlington, Brighton, sle La Motte, Ludlow, Northfleld, Plymouth, Readsboro, Richford, Rut land . city, Sandgate, Shelburne, Springfield, Stockbridge, St. Albans town, St. George, Tinmouth, West Rutland. The towns changing from license to no license are Barre city, Barre town, Brattleboro, Dummerston, Fairfield, Highgate, Hyde Park. Maidstone, Milton, Norton, Orwell, Richmond, Rutland town, South Burlington, Swanton, Wells, Whitingham, Wind sor, Woodbury. to Re-arrested last Thursday on the charge of murder In the first degree after having fatally shot his brother and been allowed to go free under bonds of $2,000, Fred Johnson of Win hall was in town yesterday afternoon on his way to the scene of the crime where he will be arraigned before Justice M. R. Swift of Bennington, who will determine for what crime he shall be held for the spring term of Bennington county court. Johnson, accompanied by Sheriff H. S. Wilson and State's Attorney W. R. Daley, ar rived In Brattleboro from Bennington on the afternoon train. He Is a tall, muscular-looking young man of ex cellent appearance and would Impress no one as having purposely killed a brother or anyone else. Dressed In a long overcoat and wearing a blue cloth cap he walked up the street with his attendants without attracting the least attention, going at once to the office of Waterman & Martin where he remained until nearly time to take the train for Winhall. At the station Sheriff Wilson Introduced his prisoner to Clarke C. Fltts, attorney general. and the two shook hands cordially, Johnson was smoking a briar pipe, which he politely took from his mouth when saluting Mr. Fltts, and seemed totally unconscious of the many people gazing at him. At the hearing, which is set for 1 o'clock, today Mr. Fitts and State's Attorney Daley, will appear for the state, while Johnson will be represented by James L. Martin, A. E. Cudworth of Londonderry and F. C. Archibald of Manchester. In a statement to a Reformer rep resentative yesterday afternoon Mr. Cudworth said that there was . no truth to the story that Johnson was planning to leave the state when ar rested at Chester. He was In a bar ber shop at the time, but for the sole purpose of being shaved, having worn no moustache for the past year. Mr. Cudworth! further stated that Johnson had gone to Chester on the advice of counsel and would have remained there until the hearing. As to the facts about the shooting Mr. Cudworth said there was no doubt that it waa in self defence. Wearing two badly blackened eyes and a severely bruised mouth as the result of an encounter ith his brother Jay on the day pre- lous to the shooting, Johnson was at tempting to leave his father's house, " his arms full of his belongings, when Jay started In pursuit. After a short chase' Fred fell headlong Into the snow, and In a final effort to save himself from further Injury or perhaps death, he drew his revolver and fired three shots over his shoulder at his pur suer. The first shot evidently went lid, the second grazed his brother's back and the third, taking effect Just as his brother turned partially around, ent Into his back and came out through his chest causing the fatal injury. SPENCER MINISTER CALLED. Rev. F. L. Masseck Will be Pastor of the Universalist Church. A Statement from Mr. Gale. Editor of The Reformer: In your last Issue you made some remarks that were misleading about the conditions on which my license was granted. Tou Intimated that my liquor license was granted by the li cense commissioners of the State of New Hampshire with the understand ing that no liquor should be sold to people who were "blacklisted" In Brat tleboro. This statement was abso lutely false, and there were no condi tions attached to my license, other than the laws of the state of New Hampshire. I have made my own 'blacklist" and have an established rule, in conducting my business, not to sell liquor to any man whose wife has requested me not to do so. J want no man's money who neglects his fam ily for the saloon, and it is not neces sary to "legally" notify me, to have such people "blacklisted." a request Is all I ask. and such request is cheer fully and willingly granted. Let any woman who does not want her bus band to purchase liquor at my place f business, ask me not to sell him liquor, and I will see that such re quest is carried out at once. j There Is a clause In the license law of New Hampshire which gives cer tain people the right to put names on a "blacklist" for liquor dealers. I have never had one name given me, and if I cannot prove that I have two men "blacklisted" for every one that la on the alleged Brattleboro "blacklist' will agree to forfeit $500.00 to any charitable Institution you may name. F. C GALE. At a meeting of the Universalist society Monday evening lt was voted unanimously to extend a call to Rev. Frank L. Masseck of Spencer, Mass. Mr. Masseck preached at the Univer salist church Sunday for the second time since the resignation of Rev. R. K. Marvin and on both occasions gave general satisfaction. Word has been' received since Monday that Mr. Mas seck will accept the call here and he will probably begin his duties about April 1. Rev. Frank Lincoln Masseck is a native of New Hampshire having been born in Milford, and educated in the public schools of Manchester. He received his theological training at St. Lawrence university, New York.- Why They Like It Physicians say that the skillfully compounded medicinal properties of Comfort Powder make It unequalled for all toilet and nursery osea It is a healing; wonder for chafing, rash, ec zema, tender feet Itching, and for all skin tn-ltatlona, No other powder In the world has such unqualified en dorsement from physicians and trained nurses. where he was graduated In 1888. He has served as pastor of Universalist churches in Huntington, L. I., Mt. Ver non, N. Y., North Attleboro and Spencer. Mass., also in connection with the last serving the church In Warren. He has been in Spencer three years. , Mr. Masseck has almost constantly been connected with some newspaper or magazine, acting as special corre spondent for the Brooklyn Times, the Universalist Leader, the Gospel Ban ner, and is at present editor of a de partment in Young Americans, de voted to the Knights of King Arthur, a boys' organization of which- he Is the head. This is the largest and most influential church and communi ty boy's organization in the world. Nearly 450 charters have been grant ed, all over the United States and in Mexico and Canada. He is assistant secretary of the General alliance of workers with boys. Mr. Masseck's pastorate in Spencer has witnessed the drawing together of the Prostestant churches of the community to an extent hardly dreamed possible a few years ago. In January the Baptist, Methodist Con gregational and Universalist churches united In evangelistic services, the first time In the history of the com munity. There is general regret that Just as the churches are thus getting together the ministers of two of them. Mr. Hawkins of the Congregational church, and Mr. Masseck. should be called away. During the eight years that Mr. Masseck has worked In Massachusetts he has served on the board of trus tees of the state convention for one term, and also two terms as president of the Toung People's Christian union, being president at the time of the con vention held In Springfield In 1909. Mr. Masseck la married and has one child.