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WINDHAM COUNTY KKFOKMEU, IJltATTLKIJOKO, VT., FRIDAY, MAIJCII 17, 1JI05.
ft tent ne, 1 nts th iienti jested latest liver y dis mtee ibttU 'hen vie Lung ney. St is NORTHFIELD. Meeting of Creamtry Direo- Sugar Supper In Proipact iimuil meeting of the directors Hi linn was Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Hart. Another married daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Lavelle, were preB-em. The O. E. Star Rave a reception to ", , ;.:. '"".,r.; rw,,nm..!the members of Ilurmony lodge and lit in 1 i ' v. ......... i--i,iu in..... i .. u u..r.....,l.- licld Mommy ana tn . " .......... t.-ucpM- BERNARDSTON. Eighty-eighth Birthday Celebrated Spring Change of Residence. Rodney Park recently celebrated VERNON. An Interesting Meeting of Pomona Grange Publio Library Plans. There was a large gathering at the IiIh SSth birthday by a gathering of meeting of Windham County Po relatives and friends. Few men of nmna grange with Vernon grange fug otlleers were chosen; Clerk!"1"".8 we,' 'ved ""jf a pleusant hs nKe enjny lne Kmui health and Wednesday, and the exercises were ( Oilier, L. It. Smith; board of , social evening was spent. J hero waB ,,OHS0HH (ho vgor of loss advanced muc h ehjoyed. Especially Interesting lis A. .H. liavls, J. L. Ham- UIM0 nnrl musical program. years that characterize Mr. Park. i was the afternoon meeting, which K. ('. Atheiton, E. II. Aokley, p:. N.ve. Kver since tlio estab Eu of the creamery It hag been Li liciu'lll to the farmers, giving ,,. i, . . . . i. were given w in in en id iv, among Walter Nehon ha gone to work t1;. , reel at Ion or with living Ktreeter In Springfield, i.vhlch showed mU(.h dramatic fair returns for the extra milk Icing away uii uu- uwiue um- king. At present mere are vv -, of the creamery and four from which the cream Ih col At present the patrons are Snir 24 1 -j cents tor me ouuer id the average price mmugn has been ;'l Mi cents. The sidewalks und roads are In bad condition for traveling. Few sleighs are seen und the snow Is going fast but the nights are cold and ther mometers still cling to zero each morning. Mrs. F. K. llealil has gone to make her daughter, Mrs. McCastllne, In New York city a two weeks' visit. A sister of Mrs. Heald, Mrs. MeClure, Is keeping house during Mrs. Heald's absence. The Procters had a reunion with ladles of the Unitarian parish , their mother, Mrs. llarwood Procter iking preparations ror a sugar mid social enieriainment 10 1,1 in the church parlors 'liuirs- iitniT. March supper will veil at 6:. '10 and new sugar will Ided. Afterwards mere will short farce entitled, A Psycholog- tliiniciit, and the -parts will he hy six young ladles. Also clur 'evening the last will and tes- ii or tne laie ivuss jfiiuum is will be read and will be of Interest, as the legatees will be the members of the audience. hi. Caldwell la In the west on a ess trip. s Ada Tufts spent Sunday vls in Millers Falls. li. Rabbins IS serving as juror ai preesnt term or court. Archibald Forder lectured In hall Monday evening. Hihle class will meet this af- nn with Miss Merrlman. uilnrd Taylor welcomed a little o his household last week, and Mrs. A. P. Fitt are expect- sail for England to-morrow. K. C. Johnson of Brattleboro ... rr. Thnmna flnl!? gllCSt Ol Mia. XiiVino.o v. ...... on Howard's son, Ernest, cut part of his thumb this week. i Leon R. Alexander has re- ii from Clifton Springs, N, Y. A. W. Procter is visiting her , Mrs. J. L. Hammond, In Gill. s Annie Dale, who has been ting in Boston ana vicinity, im rned. ilsey Bardwell of Brattleboro it a few days recently ai m. o. Iwell's. Fred Britton has bought the Greenleaf homestead on .ortn- mountaln. ,iU Annl.Ail In tha lev. .N. l ay oiiuiu .picotncu igregational churcn sunaay morn- and evening. N. Kidder has had a telephone in his house for convenience to in night calls. ftiRtnw Black, the cobbler, has irned from his vacation and isi tly for business. . and Mrs. Wesley Irish are re ig congratulations on the birth little daughter. Irs. Mabel Richards of Locks Vil- with her daughters, are visiting brother, A. W. Procter. lliss Minnie Warden, who has been Orange for several months, is lading a few days at home. lilsses Marv and Nellie Campbell m Springfield were recent guests their sister, Miss Annie uraipncu. lev, S. P. Cook, a former pastor of Congregational church, now -or ttsfield, Mass., was in town this k. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Dunnell were ntlv called to attend the funeral his sister, who was formerly Mrs. Iterson. Mrs. Charles S. Harris, who has n spending the last few months in 'w York city, has returned to Mrs. L. Day's. , Miss Maud Esterbrooks is home on hort vacation. She is in the train- school for nurses at the Worces hospital. j )r. and Mrs. N. P. wooa nave Deen In Warwick, last week. Twelve went from here and 18 were present at tho dinner. All the members of the fam ily were present with one exception. The Fortnightly club will meet Monday afternoon and the program will Include a paper on The Alcotts, by Mrs. Fred llrltton, paper on The Carey Sisters and reading of poems by Mrs. A. G. Moody and singing by Miss Jean Brown. MIsh Lillian Alexander, clerk in the postotllce, Mrs. C. II. Webster and Miss Emma Alexander went Friday to Boston to visit their sister, Eliz abeth, who Is a pupil of the Con servatory of Music. They were ex pected home Wednesday. The third number of the lecture course at Mt. Hermon was given by Will Carleton, the well-known poet and author. Character and Charac teristics was the subject nnd the en tertainment consisted of selections from his own writings and were muPh enjoyed by all present. News has' been received of the mar riage of Edith Stevens and Chester Rhodes in Orovlllc, Cal. Miss Stev ens is the daughter of Frank Stevens, a former resident of this town. Mr. and Mrs. Rhodes are keeping house in Chico, Cal., and Mr. Stevens and his son and daughter are boarding with them. The Sons of Veterans and Auxil iary will give a sugar supper in the Sons of Veterans' hall this evening. New sugar will be served and a good supper will be ready early in the evening. Dancing will begin at 8 o'clock for which good music will be furnished and Ice-cream and cake will be furnished during Intermission. The Franklin North District Sunday School association will hold a teach ers' institute In Greenfield March 18 and the Congregational church here is invited to join. This is under the direction of the Massachusetts Sunday School association and is conducted by Secretary Hamilton S. Conant. As there is to be an interesting program a large attendance is expected. In the report of the town meeting last week omission was made of the repairs on the Centre school. The superintendent, E. F. Howard, re ported some needed repairs on the building and the school committee were Instructed to Investigate and report at a later meeting. The meet ing was adjourned to the last Mon day in April to hear this report. AValter Stevens, formerly of this town, now of , Chico, Cal., lost two fingers of his right hand March 2 in a buzz planer in the mill of the Dia mond Match company. Frank Lam- son narrowly escaped a similar mis fortune two weeks ago while fitting a shaft in a box. The Northfleld party are reported as well and the mercury stands at 80 degrees In the shade. Mrs. Lazelle, who has purchased the house on Highland avenue be longing to her son, Laurence Lazelle, is having it thoroughly repaired and all the modern conveniences added, including piping for hot and cold wat er, bath rooms, etc. Mrs. Lazelle will rent the building as soon as com pleted and the painters and paperers are through with their work and ex pects it will be ready for occupancy by April 1. Miss Ida Sibley of Monroe Bridge , i,iiiiv nnd knowledge of elocution Is visiting her sister, Mrs. E. A. Chu- ity M'rH (J r Williams; also a paper I'l". I iiiioii the food oucstlon. The Proper Miss Lillian Whiting of Boston is j Diet for the Young, which Indicated spending the week with Mrs. A. Al- much study and a thorough under filled. I standing of this Important subject, A meeting of the bonk committee! by Miss Inez Aklcy. The. other ex of Cushmnn library was held Thurs- ! erclses consisted of singing, speak ing, anil original pa pern mm wi'ic day afternoon, March 9. juiss ftiarion imrueii or "eicncr- b(jt p forbids. Principal and Mrs. Thomas Allen. I The library trustees have to send .,,.,, ... , a report to the state library commls- Wllllam E. Tottlngham of Amherst. L, ' , !1P,t , ,i, un.,u accompanied by a friend, was a guest . , . ,,,, iii)rarv t0 h0 line and well worthy of a mlnuto re nt bis father's home over Sunday. T0WN8HEND. Proceeding! of Town Meeting Weil River Grange Officer. Tho pleusant weather und line roads did not bring a largo number of votcra to the annual town meeting. Tim vote on tho license hubbiIoii, which in l'Mi was 111 So and it Yea, and In 1UU4 87 No and 21 Yes, this year was 8 No and 24 Ves, tt dare margin but a light vote. Tho moot ing organized by choosing Edwin L. Hastings moderator. Besides the list of olllcers for the ensuing yeur ul ready given, these were elected: Town treasurer, Edwin U Hastings; trustee of public money. P. H. Butter; fence viewers, Henry Twltchell, Hen ry Stralton, Albert Franklin; Inspec tors of leather, William Sparks, Frank Blood; pound keeper, Fred iteed; Inspector of lumber und shingle, J. C. Taft, W. H. Taft; li brary trustee for i years, W. H. Taft; cemetery commissioners, Oak wood, F. H. llliird, Maplegrove, 10. II. Fessenden, Round Hill, William Llvermore: tree warden, A. 11. Frank lin. The duties of the tree wurden Include the ureservulion of shade trees along the public highways, und established here. Several of our cltl- Rev. F. H. Wheeler, formerly pas-:,,.,, have klndlv ottered to contrlb tor of the Methodist church, has re- :utP books, and all those who have vol cently made brief visits In town. lumes to give are requested to Rev. R. M. Woods of Hatfield send a list of titles n soon as eon- preached In Goodale Memorial church j venlent to Mrs. E. H. Akley, so that Sunday in exchange with Rev. E. M. duplicate volumes will not be sup be traced buck to the same young man who acutlered them broudcust uu und down the West river vulli un he would have bud some hours t wait In llrnttleboro In going from Albany. N. Y., to his home. We than you Just the same, llruttlcbcro, for remembering us. WEST TOWNSHENO. Royal Sanderson of Townshend visited his sister last week, The Ijidles" Aid society met wit Mrs. W. B. Howard March 2. Miss Brooks spoke Sunday, Mure 5, from tho words found In II pete S: IS Mrs. C. J. ftwltxer, who spent tho winter in Brattleboro, has returned home. Mrs. C. N. Bobbins nf Rrottlehoro was a recent guest of her sister, Mrs C. O. Kimball, Miss Irene Robhins of Brattleboro was the guest last week of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kimball. Melvln Pratt und Mr. Itazelton Newfane are painting and paper lug for Atwell rurwell Mrs. W. E. Dresser and son, Harry, of Farley, Mass., have been visiting . - i.: . i m "J, 1 Lr, : parents. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Law Kim ...,,vv ur,..t - ...... rni-a Frary. The reed basketry class of the Arts and Crafts society met with Mrs. II. L. Crowell Friday. Some very good work is being done under Mrs. Bascomb's instruction. Rev. W. H. Adams was called to attend the funeral of James Camp bell of Leyden Thursday, March 9. He attended a ministers' meeting In Springfield Monday and . the funeral of Mrs. Howe of till, mother of Mrs. L. H. Gould, on Tuesday. her JACKSONVILLE. W. A. Wilcox Is In town. An apple buyer is In town. Clara Stetson Is at home from school. Allen Tiiiggs of Woodford Is visit ing his brothers here. Mildred Corse has returned from her visit In Orange, Mass. piled Miss Zella Johnson gave a very enjoyable lllnch party Wednesday evening to a number of friends. Vernon grange will hold Its next meeting Saturday evening of this week. Miss Annie Rochford of Turners Falls, Mass., has been visiting Miss Zella Johnson. The Ladies' circle will meet In their rooms Wednesday. J 'inner win ne served at noon. The Neighbors met with Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Barnes Saturday evening and enjoyed games nnd dancing. The first prize was won by Miss Allda Barnes, second by Miss Edith Hill, me heartiest co-opcratlon of all citizens, The town voted to raise 70 cents on the dollar for school purposes, 87 cents for other town expenses and 30 cents for highways. A sum not to exceed 1-5 was appropriated for Me morial day observances. No one seemed very anxious to bid for the Job of collecting the taxes, and E. W. Phillips secured the privilege at $75. The Good Templars gave an enter talnnient followed by a cobweb so rial and sugar supper Saturday even Ing, March 4. The singing class, under the dlree tlon of Mr. Morgan, will give a con cert at the Congregational church Monday evening, March 20. Instru mental selections, will be rendered by A. B. Franklin, reporting for the com-the Garfield sisters and also by the mlttee appointed a year ago, said that Morgan family orchestra. An oyster IJ4B.8M Is the amount which the town owes the Oakwood cemetery fund, and the report was accepted. The town, however, voted to make the fund an even $300 und to pay the cemetery commissioners Interest at the rate of six per cent for the use of the money. The proposition con tained in the article of the warning relative to an exchange of the town hall for a building located elsewhere did not meet with the approval of the voters and the article and the third' by Mrs. Edward Mack. Dainty j further proposition to buy the rooms refreshments were served at me close of the evening. I A large number of people attended the V. P. C. V. entertainment Friday levelling. After the well presented Murray Pierce and C. M. Fox have 'drama, came me drawing ot numbers finished their work In Dover. jfor partners for the scale supper and , ,, , .... ! much amusement was afforded by mills meulClOG' CWlilimiiJ 1 '--',1,., .,.ll,l ll.r n-h,.n linn. tertaining the public this week. pened that the gentleman or lady out- Dexter Murdock died Monday at jw.Bhed the partner bv 50 or 60 lbs. E. L. Wheeler's in Whitingham. , one instance It happened that the now used as a town hall rrom tne town, were dismissed. The ladies of the Baptist church served dinner in their vestry from 12 to 2 o'clock. West River grange will meet this evening, March 17. and the following program has been prepared for the lecturer's hour: Selected reading. Mrs. Marsh; current events, Mrs. Snow; song, Mrs. Osgood; paper. Mrs. Gale; duet. Mr. and Mrs. Cobb; dis cussion. Our New School Law and supper will be served after the con cert. Proceeds to help In repairing tne cnurchi H. D. Allen and sons. Harold nnd j difference In weight was only two what Benefit shall we Derive from were at E. S. Alien s tsatur- : pounds so two pennies paid tor meirjit?; roll call, each person to respond The "mum" surrner Monday even- illed to Brattleboro this week on jng at the Sons of Veterans' hall was icount or tne severe niness oi mra. much enjoyed. Afterwards there was nod's nephew. a mandolin duet by Mary Green and Miss Whitley, a teacher at the Agnes Moore; reading, came bus linlnarv. is in ooor health and is sell; recitation by Gladys Moore and iking a vacation until Easter and is an instrumental solo by Minora bv at a sanitarium. tjnamDeriain. jmucii nuerest was TT,i.a,vl TVia nnot MT. of V. SW" 1,1 1K"1"" peillll? I n.". . "V.'if.r., iii n,iih r,inni match, the leaders being Mrs. F. V. Stockbridge and Miss Mary Dutton. c . r- TI nn,,n a lie. uned nurse are required. 'nm,unB worrt taken from nn old Miss Margaret Slatterly will lecture Webster's spelling book and Miss Etore the training school baturaay Mary E Thurston had the honor of fvning, March 18, at 7:45 and the -'standing up" the longest and in con- uonc is invirea 10 auenu. seauence received the prize and con- The members of the Congregational gratulations of her friends. BriKh had a wood-bee Monday to . . , , j , , - , u- in.,A .1 lie aniieii a nuimu uwya aim .Tii- taw several cords of wood that have . . . . Jor or,j imr.rotnr feen purchased for the church. ,frnaheri a' delie-htful entertainment I Charles Williams has finished a last Thursday evening. The hall' was ar's work Of sawing wood on the fn , OVOrv nnmher nf ths nrn- ason lot and has commenced this . heartilv aDnreciated. The week on Job Williams's lot. members of the company were very The Mothers' meeting was held generous and responded quickly to Iith Mrs. Roberts on Highland ave- the encores. All were masters of le Wednesday afternoon and was their own instruments but the flute Charlie, day. liouls Allen and Mr. Wellman of l-Hrattleboro were in town on business Tuesday. I. I. Hall and son, Asa. of Marl boro, were at his brother's, I. L. Hall's, the first of the week. Phoebe Corklns has returned from a several weeks' visit In Orange. Fitchburg and North Adams. Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Temple have a new n Ix-nound girl clerk (just calls for orders at present others deliver them). The chimney that was taken off the Universallst church by the frost and snow has been replaced and services and Sunday school will be held as usual. W. H. H. Parker was struck on the arm by a sweep wood saw re cently, and several of his fingers are paralyzed. It is thought that he will regain the use of his hand. Mrs. Cynthia Adeline Hatch died Mondav nlcht at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Freeman Hager. Charles Hatch came from Winches ter, N. H., Tuesday to attend his mother's funeral. Mrs. Helen Chase Dalrymple, wife of Filmore Dalrymple, died Sunday night, March 5. Mrs. Dalrymple had been in failing health for some time, but the end was not looked for so suddenly. The funeral was held at the Universallst church, Rev. Mr. Blackford officiating. A quartette, Miss Bertha Sprague. Mrs. C. A. Faulkner. F. B. Cheney and O. W. Kingsley, rendered fitting music. In terment was In Whitingham ceme tery. Those attending from out of town were Dr. Charles Canedy of Shelburne Falls and Mrs. Newell Hall of Turners Falls. supper. The young people realized a good sum for their treasury Mr. and Mrs. Sumner Elllngwood at tended the sixth annual reunion of the Burnside and New Berne associa tion nt Deerficld. Mass.. Tuesday. They not only enjoyed meeting many veter ans of the civil war, with their fami lies, and reminiscent anecdotes but also the treat of a visit to Memorial hall with its Immense stock of cin-los and relics which was opened free to the members of the association through the generosity of Hon. George Sheldon. A pleasant feature of the meeting was a brief visit from the principal nnd his pupils of Deerfleld high school who saluted the veterans. An excellent banquet was served. The reunion will be held In Greenfield next year. Id by Mrs. Emma Moody Fitt. The ladies of the Unitarian parish resented C. W. Mattoon, the churcn iirist, with a purse of $15, the result their benefit supper Friday even tier- Miss S. E. Minot has returned from ler work as nurse and is now at "me. Mrs. Kaiser and little daugh fr. Gretchen, are in the employ of piss Minot. Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Davis, former sidents of this town, have sold Pieir home in Canaan, N. H., and now located in Greenfield. Mass., it No. 28 Conway street. James Broderick is the new man Imployed by G. W. Kidder. Mr. Kid- r Has the contract for making over he mattresses for Landlord Alder- pian's hotel in South Vernon. F. W. Doane is the purchaser of Kev. S. E. Moodv's nlace and will ike possession in the near' future. Fir. Doane will either sell or rent his leasant cottage on Highland avenue. The carpenters have finished work n Mr. Towne's house. As soon as ie painters and paperers are done ir. lowne expects to move in his f imily, which will be about April 1. Mr. and Mrs. Crosby of Nashua, H., spent Sunday with her parents. playing by Antonio SchillacI was particularly deserving of mention. Mr. Foland as impersonator was fine and the evening's entertainment was considered the best we have had this winter. As the funds are somewhat low it has not been decided whether there will be other numbers on the lecture course besides the usual ban quet at The Northfleld later in the season WEST GUILFORD. Buel Robb of Springfield was home Sunday visiting his parents. The family of W. B. Warren are all sick with the grip. Isaac Robb made a business trip to Athol, Mass., Monday. Garfield Jones, son of Rev. James Jones, has secured a position in the pine organ department or tne Kstey Organ works at Brattleboro. H. G. Reed has just purchased a very fine, registered Ohio Improved Chester White shoat from Wiscon sin. It Is flVe months old and weighs 160 pounds. A large crowd attended the sale on Frank Richmond's place Wednesday. The real estate, consisting of 290 acres of land, was purchased by Vr. H. Ackley of Hinsdale, N. H. HALIFAX. Alice Stowe is sick with the grip. Alcander Preston is ill with a hard cold. Mrs. Sumner Niles was very sick last week. Elwln Preston Is quite sick with pneumonia. Perley Crosier and A. C. Jones are sick this week. Miss Blanche Clark was the guest of Mrs. D. E. Tucker last week. The funeral of Mrs. Survler Niles was held at the house Wednesday. Services were conducted by Mrs. Berry Sunday, Mr. Berry being away. The grange box sociable Friday evening was quite well attended and very enjoyable. The Sunday school concert last Sun day was a success; and about seven dollars was raised for singing books for the school. SOUTH WINDHAM. F. H. Rohblns is recovering from an attack of the grip. Ruth Dutton has been visiting her sister in Bellows Falls. L. E. Harris will work for W. A. Farr during the sugar season. Mrs. George Fales returned from her visit in Boston last week. Mrs. W. A. Puffer has returned from her visit in Bellows Falls. Mrs. F. O. Smith and son. Fay, re cently visited in Saxtons River. W. L. Tenney will carry on W. O. Jenison's sugar orchard this spring. F. O. Smith attended the funeral of Mrs. George Harrington at Ja maica. The ladles gave a dinner town meeting day for the benefit of the town library. Rev. H. S. MoCready of Boston oc cupied the pulpit in the Baptist church Sunday, March 5. David Howard of Orange, Mass., Is assisting Mr. Roger in setting the new water wheel at Burbee s mill. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence J. Baker will leave town April 1 for New York city, where Mr. Baker has employment. If you use any other powder on yourself or babe you will make a mistake. rife 1 Jl .-' (1 The Baby's Head and Trained Nurse identify Comfort Pow der, which is used so much in N. E. Hospitals and by trained nurses because they all know it is the best Medicinal Toilet Powder. The best is aliran cheapen. coaronT powocm co, mwm e. GREEN RIVER. John Barden and Charles Brackett are ill with grip. Farmers think there will not be much sugar made this season. A number got their horses into the drifts coming over trie hill Friday afternoon. Charles Cox has been in the village this week sawing wood with his gas oline engine. Perley Crosier and family of Hall- fax were guests at Watsjon De Wolf's Sunday, March 5. Finn's moving picture show came Thursday from Jacksonville and ex hibited every evening for a week. Miss Lena Reed is home for a three weeks' stay. Her mother, who has been quite sick with grip, is better. Mr. Rice, who has been sick with the grip, is better and able to do the work at the stage barn. Mr. Smith cared for the horses while he was sick. Mr. Snow and Miss Franklin of Greenfield and Mrs. Sarah Franklin and son of Gill gave Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Thompson a surprise Friday night. March 3, Mr. Snow bringing his gramophone, which furnished much entertainment for the evening. NEWFANE. Fred Smith and family have moved Into the tenement vacated by the Sargents. Miss Cassa Marsh recently spent a few days with her parents in Brook- line. F. J. Micott has been on the sick list for the last ten days with a se vere cold. Fred Sargent and father have this week moved back to their old home on West street. Mr. Gallup has rented F. J. Mi cott '8 house south of the village and will move there very soon. Mr Etta Batchelder went Wed nesday to Fitchburg, Mass., to consult an oculist in regard to her eyes. She j expects to be gone about a week. The' measles are still raging, the latest victims being Miss Sadie Un derwood, W. T. Bruce, Raymond and Gertrude Brown and Mrs. Earl Davis. to his name. It Is desired that all the members attend. Miss Cora Stone visited recently in West Brattleboro. Elwln Eddy was under the doctor's care for a few days last week. Cyrus Farmer went March 6 to visit his son In Cromwell, Conn. Mrs. Eva Kingsbury of Chester vis ited her father, Cyrus Farmer, re cently. Mrs. Mabel Farnsworth and daugh ter, Irene, are in East Jamaica at the Allen place. Miss Abble Follette, who has been teaching in Weston, sprained her ankle a short time ago. Dr. and Mrs. Osgood drove to South Londonderry March 2, return ing Wednesday, March 8. Mrs. Eugene Cudworth is sick and Mr. Cudworth has been at home for several days caring for her. Mrs. James Stoddard went Satur day, March 4, to Bellows Falls to care for her sister, who is ill. Frank Clark, who has been work ing in Westmoreland, N. H., was in town for a short time last week. Frank Lawrence is rejoicing over the pair of black oxen which C. H. Willard recently purchased from Nlal Bemls. Somebody's docs have been too strenuous and Game Warden Batch- elder was In Wllllamsvllle Wednes day, March 8, Investigating the case. The private school conducted by Miss Chrlsta Park in Brattleboro Is closed for a short time and Miss Park has been "'siting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A: E. Park. Owing to sickness and weather conditions there was a small attend ance at the meeting of the Ladles' Home club and Dorcas guild held at the chapel Wednesday afternoon, March 8. Miss Mamie Ware, who re cently completed a course In stenog raphy at the Albany Business college, has accepted a position in Bellows Palls with the Vermont Farm Ma chine company. Seymour Howard received notice last week of the death in Burlington of his daughter. Mrs. Elbertine H. Mace. The funeral was held Wednes day afternoon. March 8, from her late home at 17 Henry street. The meeting of the Congregational church and society Monday evening. March 6, was well attended and the object for which the meeting was called was accomplished JAMAICA. W. F. Saxton of Rutland was In town last week. Miss Olive Shumway was a brief visitor at home recently. Edgar Soper will work for Arthur Blandin through sugaring. Grandma Muzzy, who has been quite sick, seems to be on the gain, A. R. Stark has his yard full of logs and commenced sawing last week. C. A. Aiken Is rushing to fill orders for the White Mop Wringer com pany. Mrs. A. O. Barnes of Dummer has been visiting her sister, Mrs. J. C. Robinson. Dr. and Mrs. F. C. Brigham and daughter recently visited In Spring field. Mass. Mr. und Mrs. Edwin Hollenbeck re turned from Fort Covington, N. Y., Saturday evening, March 4. Arthur Allen has bought of J. A. Muzzy and SCelotos Skinner their pas ture und sugar lot on West hill. The Jamaica Lumber company have their logs all in and .appearances Indicate plenty or business for the year. , The baked bean dinner served Tuesday at G. A. R. hall by the A. C. club was well patronized. The pro ceeds were $7.90. Mrs. Jennie Powers was in town Monday night, March 6. She found no cause for action In the case which had been reported. Miss Ella Willis returned to Graf ton Monday. March 6. So far there have been onlv four cases of measles and they are all on the gain. The oyster lunch served at the Congregational parsonage last week was well patronized and as the out come the ladies had $3 for their treasury. Face a terrible sight with Barber's Itch I-oulKvlllti. Ky., June I, til I had bnrber'ii Itrli In lis very worst form: could fliiu iiotlilnif to n-lievti It until T. 1'. Taylor ft Co. reeuiiinienUud !. i. 1). to nm. I used omi bottle und mud coinp.clely cured in elKht dnys. The O. II. I). Ih certainly a won durlul uiuUlcliie, UKNHY HOI. LINO, luuo V. Luka St. Carbonilulo, Ph., Sept. 7, 18U3. D. f). f. Company. Uiilcium, 111. (1,-uilemi'ii: I iiuvojiiHt foiiii'leleil a cum of a bad ciimh of MiirlK-r's lira viih four 1. D. D., and I urn ho irruu.'ful lo you for It tlait I t'ivn yuu !e miis-lun tu use rnv tttlnionlul If ft Uufuny usulo yuu In convincing oilier KUderers of Its wonderful beuliiitf fmcr. All remedies and ductom xeenn-d to m .Ue me no se till my fuoe whs a terrible Hi flit, Your 1). D. II. was re-oommt-niled to me und I irm-ured a tmttle. One week uficr I uiuilii the II rM uiiplli'utlon I was able lu atiave. and thut one bottle ruruiilptelv cured me. My fuen is now as smoolli an ever. vviNiiuiK you sut'oess witli yui.r w underfill medicine, I urn. Yours resiK'ctfeP . Care Hotel American. CIiaX. DALEY. What cured them ? D. D. D. Prescription' It will just as surely cure you of any facial eruption. If vou arc suffering the tortures nf 'he damned don't hesitate, but go TODAY. NOW, to your dnurrdnt, and Invest $1.00, If will not bean expenditure, but an investment In happiness. D. D. D. Prescription li guaranteed to cure or mon y refunded BROOKS HOUSE PHARMACY PERU. Mrs. Joshua Conant la better. Mrs. Harvey Stone recently visited WEST JAMAICA. Mr. and Mrs. William Cutting and Charles Wilder were Sunday guests of Mr. and airs. Ed Smith. Lewis Wheeler has a two-year-old heifer from whose milk In seven days were made 1 pounds of butter. Weight of milk In one week, 188 pounds. Mr. Wheeler has a lemon that measures 11 Inches around. ATHENS. Fred Dunham has been housed the past week with a hard cold. Sirs. Cornelius Keefe has gone to a hospital in Boston for treatment. The measles are making busy times for the doctors of this section. Some of the farmers have begun tapping their sugar orchards, but as yet no sugar has been made. John Austin of Saxtons River vis ited at W. W. Bridges's one day last week. A young stranger came last week to visit Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Smith and they have decided to keep it If possible. Miss Alta Bridges of Keene, N. H., Is now at her home in Athens, caring for her mother, who Is ill with the measles. Messrs. Holden and Shepardson of Bellows Falls were in town March 9 looking over aome timber which they own in the west part of Athens. Saturday the buildings on the farm known as the Cassedy place in Rock but owing ! ingham were burned. Most of the to the action of the town in refusing i household goods were destroyed and GUILFORD. There will be services in the Union church every Sunday until further notice, at the usual hour. WEST DOVER. Mrs. Alva Canedy has an Easter lily in blossom. Harry Parsons has been laid up for several days with a lame shoul der. V. L. Adams went to Waterbury, Conn., the last of the week on busi ness. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Lord have moved Into their house at the upper end of the village. The Ladies' Aid society will meet with Mrs. Eva Churchill Wednesday afternoon, March 22. Perley Davis will carry, on O. L. Corse's sugar camp and W. L. Upton nas taken one of u. j. Sylvester. Rollie Russell will work for Charles Grimes of Wilmington in sugaring and John Perry will help L. J. Sylvester. to consider any proposition regarding the disposal of the basement of the church, now used for town purposes, there seems to be small probability of its amounting to much. The following officers, who have now nearly all been duly inducted Into the mysteries of office, will serve West River grange the coming year: Master, G. H. Houghton; over seer, W. H. Miles; lecturer, Mrs. E. B. Batchelder; steward, R. N. Marsh; assistant steward, H. O. Cobb; chap lain, Mrs. W. H. Miles; treasurer, Dr. F. L. Osgood; secretary, Mrs. A. A. Snow; gate keeper, E. B. Batchelder; Ceres, Mrs. H. O. Cobb; Pomona, Mrs. R. N. Marsh; Flora, Mrs. Wilmar Turner; lady assistant steward, Mrs. Lyman Gale; organist, Mrs. H. O. Cobb. The following statement appeared in both the Brattleboro papers March 3: "It is thought that the measles were brought to Brattleboro from Townshend by the basketball team of the Leland & Grey seminary, as two of the members of the team came down with measles soon after the game at the West village." Of course we are glad to have our share of the credit and we want -hat belongs to us, but we must gently and tirmly forego this honor. We have the measles here good and plenty and the supply seems to be reasonably ade quate so that we could spare some to our neighbors, but we did not send them to Brattleboro with our basket- two hogs were burned to death. It is thought the house took fire from the chimney. friends in Londonderry. Arthur Prouty of Ludlow has moved to the George Russell place. Hczekiah Stone, who broke his arm few weeks ago, is in failing health. Mr. and Mrs. Ned Whitney of Landgrove were in town recently on uslness. The population of Peru has had a large increase recently, there being additions to five families. Distempers have not prevailed here . as in other places the past winter, but good health has prevailed. Some of the lumbering Jobs are being completed, but there Is yet plenty of snow for all business pur poses. Mrs. W. W. West has returned from Springfield where she has been nurse for her daughter, Mrs. Jen nie Raich. Mr. and Mrs. Jed Bell went to Swanzey. N. H., Saturday. March 4, to attend the funeral of Mrs. Bell's brother, Herman Lincoln. Otto Cooledge, with his mother, visited his uncle. Rev. Milton Smith, at South Londonderry recently. Zanah Cooledge is at home for the present. The C. E. society provided a lunch at the hall town meeting day and It was we! I patronized. G. K. Davis, a, former townsman, now of Newfane, came back to his native town to en- Joy the day as in years past. Our pastor is in Boston for a week or two. He is interested in Dr. Daw son's meetings and will visit friends in the vicinity. Services were held in the church as usual March 5. Mrs. Swift reading a sermon In the ab sence of Mr. Bruce. Christian En deavor meeting was held in the even ing; prayer meeting at M. B. Lyons's, and the woman's missionary meeting March 1, with Mrs. S. J. Simonds. All were well attended. i These officers were elected at town meeting: Moderator, C. W. Whitney; clerk. M. B. Lyon; selectmen, F. G. Wyman. F. R. Crossman, B. F. Wil liams; treasurer, M. B. Lyon; over seer of poor, W. W. West; constable and collector of taxes, John Russell; listers, E. C. Simonds, William Burke, Asa Brown; auditors, C. W. Whit ney. M. J. Hapgood, G. L. Richard son; trustee of public money, M. B. Lyon; town grand Juror. M. J. Hap good; road commissioner, W. W. West; school director for 3 years, W. J. Farnum. A tax of 200 per cent for all purposes was voted. Dr. H. C. Bullock of Hartford, Conn., says: "I cannot recommend Oomfort Powder too strongly for jise after bathing, after shaving, for chafing, and for all skin soreness it is the best in the world. It is a healing wonder for infants and adults alike, and I never leave home without a box In my grip." Be sure you get Comfort Powder. Ask any Brattleboro druggist. Best for medicinal uses Your physician will tell you that you should always have some (rood whiskey in the bouse. For accidents, fainting; spells, exhaustion, and other emergency cases, it relieves and revives. But you must have good whiskey, pure whiskey, for poor whiskey, adulterated whiskey, may do decided harm. H AYNEB WHISKEY is just what you need for it goes direct from our own distillery to you, with all its original strength, richness and flavor. carrying; a UNITED STATES REGISTERED DISTILLER'S GUARANTEE of PUR ITY and AGE and saving the dealers' enormous profits. We have over a quarter of a million satisfied customers, exclusively family trade, who know It is best for medicinal purposes and prefer it for other uses. That's why YOU should try it Your money back if you are not satisfied. a Direct from our distillery to YOU Sam Dialers' Profits ! Pnvsnts Adulteration I PURE SEVEN-YEAR-OLD RYE Rev. A. A. Esterbrook and wife are 'ball team because we did not at that at Deacon Esterbrook's, called there -time have them. Our first case of by the illness of their mother. Mrs. (measles did not develop until a week E. R. Cook is still sick In bed. ! later. The chronology for that pe- V. L. Adams has sold his merchan dise business to H. L. Parsons, pos session given May 1. We are sorry riod Is something as follows: The basketball team went to Brattleboro to play at the West village Thursday. The Infant daughter of Mr. and to have Mr. Adams leave us but we;Frb- 2- and "r first case of measles Mrs. Dana Howard, about nine months old. died Tuesday afternoon of pneumonia. The temperature for several morn ings this week has been from 4 de grees above to degrees below in this vicinity. E. P. Poolers, who has been clenr- wish Mr. Parsons success in his new venture. The Original. Foley & Co., Chicago, originated Honey and Tar as a throat and lung remedy, and on account of the great merit and popularity of Foley's Honor ing ofr a timber lot on His farm, An-' ana lar many Imitattons are offer-d ished sawing lumber Tuesdav and f'r the srenulne. Ask win roon more nis mill to tne Money ami Tar and reti:se any sub- more, all the members of the- team i-rencn lot in ernon. trnesi Tnay- ; ntute onerea as no otner prepsra-(except two had had the measles er. me yountr man wno was so ter-,iion win give me same satisfaction, j before the game, and one of the two nniy injurea ny ininnsr on a circular . n is unioiy taxaiive. it contems no saw at Vernon few years ago. has opiates and is safest for chiMren and been working for Mr. Squiers In the j delieate persons. Sold by All Drug mllL - i gists. from which the others sprung did not develop until the next Friday. Furthermore, it was not until Jan 30 that our first case of measles was exposed and Inasmuch as she did not attend the game and did not at that time have the measles, it seems a moderately conservative statement to say that the distinction of furnishing Rrattlrhom with the measlo iTin. for Foley s not belong to Townshend. Further- l FULL $ QUARTS .20 EXPRESS PREPAID who had not Is now experiencing the pleasure and the other is expecting trouble soon. It seems more lik"ly that th Brattleboro epidemic could We will wnd vou FOUR FTLT. QUART BOTTLES of HAYXER'P PEVEV-YEAR-OLD RYE for 13.20, and we will pay tae express charm's. Try it and If you don't find it all riuht and as pood as you ever used or can bur from anybody el at any price, send it bark at our exiense and your will ba returned to vou by next mail. Just think that offer over. Hot couid It b fairer? If vou are not perfectly satisfied you are not out a cent Better let us send you a trial onter. If you don't want four quart yourself, get a friend to loin you. Shipment made in a plain sealed case wilh no marks U show what's Inside. Onleis for Arlt, CaL. CoL, Idaho. Mont.. Ver., Tf. Mx.. Ore-Utah. Wash er Wvn. must be on the basis of 4 qaart for M.OO br fcxprrsta Prepaid or (aarta for 1.0 by rright 1'rrpaid. Write our nearest office and do it NOW. 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