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WINDHAM COUNTY HEFORMEK, MIATTLEIJOKO, VT., FRIDAY, MARCH 17,
HINSDALE.
Th Annual Town Moling Roid
Agent Contest Appropriation.
The annuul town mtln Tuesday
was somparatlvely uneventful, no ape.
clul lasuaa of Importance being brought
up Jam O'Hrlen. Fred A. Buckley
mid Kmeraun J. ItUhwrU- were re
elected to rv as selectmen. E. J.
Tempi l d"1'- and E- c' Kub
ertaon auditor. The mud went eon-
trat was iult warm. rreu u. timnu
h inia hold the offlci th pant
two yeura. beln- defeated by Walter
ItMmti vy i i vuic. i
lion of tax.. waa bid off at ll0 by
F. O. Piuknrd who wan elected col
lector. All the departments received
the same appropriations n laat year,
aa follow; 13.400 for ordinary town
charge. at rt of poor 0. fire de
partment I So" and $IM additional for
ni-w hose. I2.5SO for high achool. and
llii-,0 for street lights.
The appropriation on highway hr
been and under art of last leg
islature thU town l required to set
aside tm of this sum for permanent
work under direction of the state
ki..k.....v onvlnei-T. By raising IMS
additional fM may be received from
the state, and It wa voted to rals
$550 additional to take advantage of
thin privilege, thu making the sum of
3s0 very nearly the amount avall
, able for highway next year, of which
$1961 will be expended under advice
of the Mate engineer and IU.29 by the
road agent. The library and reading
room received It usual 1700 appro,
prlation and the floating debt will be
reduced by $j0 and the license money,
which last year amounted to about
$7000. The compensation of the Justice
of the police court was rnniwra "
$100 and fees, by rescinding the salary
of $100 and turning the fee to the
Justice.
Three article calling for extra street
lights, and two articles for sewers and
an article to protect me ran y
were inoenniteiy ui
them Just the same for thinking of
u at all. Although It wa vetoed
from a quarter least expected, un
doubtedly we (hall haw exercise
Just tht ame.
WILMINGTON.
CAMBRIOCEPORT.
Death of Byron A. Stone Th An
nual Village Mooting.
The many friend of Byron A
Stone were deeply pained to learn
f his audden death, which oreurrred
at Mohawk, N. V.. Friday evening.
March 10. To a buslne associate
at the office of the factory he had
remarked that the day had been one
of the happiest of his life. ,K family
reunion had been he at hi home
and buslnes prospects were excel
lent. He remarked that the smoking
of a cigar made hi in sick but nothing
wa thought of the matter. The two
started for their respective home,
parting at the street corner. Sud
denly Mr. Stone fell to the ground
near his home. He wa carried Into
the house and placed upon a lounge.
He wa conscious and remarked con
cerning his nines occasioned by
oklng. M"dlenl aid wan quickly
summoned but he became uncon
scious and death came quickly.
Though attending to numerous busi
ness ufTalrs, Mr. Stone found time to
devote to public matter. He was
one of the director of the Mohawk
Valley National bank and had been
a member of the board of education
and a trustee of the graded school.
He was active In building the present
handsome achool building at Mohawk.
He was an elder In the Reformed
church for 23 years and wa presi
dent of the consistory. He wa n
member of the I'nlon League club of
New lork city and the Forest and
Stream club at Wilmington. The
best eulogy that can be pronounced
upon him is found In the unblemished
character which he bore. He was a
thorough gentleman In every relation
of life and held the highest esteem
n fiiirpennt s
poned as well as tne article nsKiiiK ioeior tnose wno Knew nim. lie pos
town to lease Riverside park as a essod a warm nnd generous nature
play ground. The nrtlcle to Invest I- and his deeds of kindness and char
sate means for procuring a municipal ty were without number. The fun-
water supply was freely discussed rra was hei.i on Monday nnd was
' . . - ... ! .i tin
while tne matier oi puumn
of the usual 100 raisea ior .nemormi
day celebration, to be used at North
Hinsdale, called forth some excited
debate among the Grand Army men
but both were postponed. The meeting
adjourned nt 12:23 o'clock after one
of the shortest sessions in years.
Norman Howe of Rutland Is at his
home here for a short stay.
Miss Hattie Knapp from New York
Is visiting her parents here.
A daughter. Josephine, was born to
Mr. and Mrs. John Kozycki Satur
day.
largely attended. In honor of his
memory the mills, schools and other
places of business were closed and
the universal expression was that the
place had sustained a great loss In
the death of Mr. Stone.
The annual village meeting wag
held at the town hall Tuesday even
ing. The treasurer' report showed
that about $17,500 hod been expended
on the water works, leaving about
$2.o00 with which to complete the
work. These officers were elected
for the coming year: Clerk and treas
urer. Charles H. Parmelee; trustees.
C. M. Russell. L. E. Ptrawser, A. M.
Parmelee, Dr. L. T. Page and H. E.
J. C, Adam' Farm Building Burned
A Brisk Runaway.
An alarm of fire wa founded Fri
day noon and people hurried to the
homo of J. C. Adum to aaslal him In
saving hi building. The farm U thut
known aa the Iterry farm and 1 about
a mil from the village; and before
help could reach It the tire waa beyond
control. Mr. Adam and her grand
son, Frank Bradley, were alone when
the fir waa discovered and after
vainly trying to extinguish the tire,
succeeded In getting out a chest of
tool before air. Adam came home.
A a fierce wind wu blowing, they
turned their attention to the barn,
turning out twenty-three head of cat
tle. These, with a wugon and harnes.
were all that wa saved. Much aym-
pathy I felt for Mr, and Mr. Adams
In their loss.
Slmond' grocery team Indulged In
a brisk runaway Tuesday noon. The
horse waa eating from a pall In front
of C. J. Perhiim's house when the pall
broke, frightening the horse which ran
down the hill and around David Stev
ens' house und sturted back up the
hill when he wa stopped. Allle
Campbell who drive the teum tood
beside the horse when he Jumped and
tried to control him by a rope that
wa tied around hi neck and waa
dragged a fur as the canal bridge
when he was obliged to let go and the
lelgh passed over him. Mr. Camp
bell is badly bruised but no bone were
broken, and It la hoped 1)1 Injuries
will not prove serious.
A large number are confined to the
house with grip and hard colds.
John Jenkins moved to Townshend
Saturday. Iloth Mr. and Mrs. Jenkins
will be much missed and their many
friends are sorry to have them go.
PUTNEY.
E. H. Sargent and wife, from Suna
pee, visited at w. u. cooin s """ Mann; auditors, H. L. Fox, O. R.
week. 'Buell and Carl S. Barnard; collector.
Miss Elizabeth Robertson returned George H. Barber. Tax raised, 73
from Boston Saturday after a few, cents.
weeks stay.
W. O. Harris and family from Chlc
opee Falls were visiting old friends
over Sunday.
William Ackley has bought a farm
In Hlnesboro, Vt., and is reported to
pffer Ills farm on Brattleboro road
for sale.
An enlovable sugar supper was held
bv the Methodist society at the home
of James Bridge on Chesterfield road
last evening.
Rev. W. H. Trickey welcomed his
wife and son. William D., to the par
sonage Monday afternoon, having
moved here from Claremont.
Clarence Booth is expected to be
home much of next week while the
Bennett-Moulton Repertoire company
are playing a ten days' stand In Brat
tleboro. The celebration of St. Patrick's day
here will consist of the entertainment
hill and Is to move there at once.
Mrs. Chloe Raker of North Adams
is visiting In town. Crosby, were recently tiDoed from
Mrs. Mills Brown Is slowly lmnrov- their sleigh while sleighing on Bak
ing from her late Illness. er's hill. Mrs. Crosby was somewhat
Henry E. Mann is suffering from albrulsed-
EAST DUMMERSTON.
Warner Miller Is very sick with
measles.
George N. Crosby Is having a siege
with the grip.
The Ladies' circle made $23.05 from
the sale of dinners town meeting day.
. Merrltt Huntley of West Dura-
merston Is reported as a victim of
measles.
Sirs. J. K. Crosby has been enter
taining a niece and nephew from
Quechee.
Mrs. Lllla Leach' of Westmoreland
ha been visiting recently at Dea. A.
A. Dutton'.
Miss Clara Holt of Putney Is a
guest of Miss Florrie Laughton. at
F. 11. Laughton's.
Mrs. Nellie Williams of Chester
field came Monday to be with Mrs.
D. L. Mansfield. Mr. Mansfield re
mains about the same.
It is reported that Mrs. Viola Dodge
has bought the farm known as the
George Bennett farm on Wlckopce
Death of Mr. Putney Hannum Real
' Estate Change.
Mra. Rachel L. Putnam, wife of
Putney Hannum, died at her home
Tuesday. March IS. after an lllnasa I
of many week with heart trouble. II
Mr. Hannum wa born at Andoyer,
March 10, 130. and wa married to
Mr. Hannum March 21, 1861. Five
children were born to them, one, I
Clara L.. dying In childhood. Beside
her husband, she leave four children i
and three step-children: Etta L., wife
of Henry E. Gannett of Putney, Fred I
B. of Putney. William P. of Spofford, '.
N. H., George W, of Wetfleld. Mas,
Mrs. D. 8. Taylor of Westmoreland. ,
N. II., Mrs. A. J. Clayton of Bristol,
Conn., and II A. Hannum of Bristol.
Conn. Mra. Hannum wa a member 1
of the Baptist church and a woman
of fine Christian character. She wa
devoted to the Interest of her fam
ily. She will be greatly missed by
her many friend. The funeral waa
held at her Inte home Thursday af- 1
ternoon. Rev. N. D. Parson of En
field. Conn., assisted by Rev. A. 8.
Huxxell of the Bantlst church, offl-
elating. The remain were taken to
Weston for burial to-day. j
Jerome Shaw ha rented hi farm
at East Putney to Mr. Franklin and '.
na nought Mrs. It. R. Walte'a place
in the village.
B. A. Colbrook Is very 111.
Thomas Heenan Is ill with grip. j
Mrs. Mary R. Townshend I 111.
Fred Dodge of Springfield I at hi 1
- - a
miners.
Shoes For Three'
Logged
in
severe attack of rheumatism.
Carl W. Bond and Claude Mayher
were in North Adams last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell have re
turned from their visit to Lynn, Mass.
Mrs. George F. Roberts entertained
the whist club and a few friend
Thursday evening, March 2.
A special communication of Social
lodge was held Tuesday evening,
March 7. when the first degree was
copferred.
Orrln R. Buell went to Buffalo
The question of a new barn for
the parsonage is being discussed. It
Is expected that a subscription paper
will soon be put In circulation for
that purpose.
The U. N. H. circle will hold its
meetings until further notice once in
two weeks. Instead of every week. The
next meeting will be with Mrs. Ella
Halladay March 22.
The sugar season is close at hand
and sugar makers are ready for the
first run of sap. J. W. Patch will
assist in suenr mnklne nt Mrs. An-
Monday, March 6. and will return, I trusta Bennett's. Giles F. Reed comes
accompanied by his brother, Albert, from Greenfield, Mass., this week to
attend to the sugaring for his father,
James A. Reed. Miss Alzlna Amldon
from California.
Rev. Flint H. Blssell of Springfield
given by the young people of St. Jo-!has been in town this week. Tues-
seph's church in petite opera at the
town hall to-nignt.
H. H. Russell has returned from
West Newbury, VU. where he has
been recuperating from his recent
sickness, and has resumed his duties
as treasurer of the Ashuelot Paper
company.
Edwin" S. McField. jr., a registered
pharmacist, who was formerly em
ployed at Mann's pharmacy, has pur
chased the drug store In Todd's block
of C. K. Raynsford, and took posses
sion Wednesday morning.
Willard P. Taylor has purchased the
land on Cottage street at the rear of
the Richards and Slate prem
ises, and Mrs. Esther Gale has pur
chased the Gale homestead in settle
ment of the estate of the late John
Gale. I
Friday night at the quarterly con
ference held by Presiding Elder Hitch
cock at Calvary M. E. church. Rev.
C. A. Reed resigned from his pastorate
here, to take effect about April 12.
Mr. Reed has served the parish faith
fully for two years and three months,
and during the last year has in addi
tion to his worlt here conducted ser
vices nearly every Sunday in the Un
ion church at North Hinsdale where
he has endeared himself to the people.
day evening he delivered a very able
discourse at the L nlversalist church.
He will deliver the Memorial address
May 30, in Memorial hall.
CHESTERFIELD.
Mr. White has a handsome new
passenger sleigh.
Mrs. Holman and son, Wayne, were
in town a few days last week.
Mrs. Jessie Brown visited her
mother, Mrs. Puffer, last week.
The Methodist ladles will hold a
supper with Mrs. Jennie Spauldlng
Thursday evening, March 23, to
which all are cordially invited.
Mrs. Rose Porter went to Swanzey
and Westport a few days ago to visit 'lows Falls.
of Brattleboro will work for Mrs.
F. Miller.
Lyman Wood has bought Henry :
Kldder'g place. .
W. E. Ayer of Windsor wa In
town this week.
E. E. Blood Is spending a few days
at Fltchburg, Mass. 1
Miss Fanny Washburn is visiting '
friends at Hartford, Conn.
Mrs. Jennie C. Pierce entertained
the Opus club Monday evening. j
Mrs. V. J. Davenport returned Frl- :
day from a visit at Bellows Falls.
C. W. Adams Is In New York and
Mrs. Adams is visiting at Walnole.
N. H. x
Miss Jennie E. Pierce snent Sun- :
day with Mrs. L. L. Drury at Mt.
Hermon, Mass.
J. F. Clarke Is spending the week
with his daughter. Mrs. C. H. Bridg-
man, at Keene, N. H. . '
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Taylor of Brat
tleboro were guest of Mr. and Mrs. :
H. G. Everleth this week.
Miss Kate Carpenter has returned i
from a visit at Haverhill, N. H. Tom i
Carpenter returned with her. ;
Mrs. H. R. Walte returned from
Hinsdale, N. H., and Maude Miller
from Bellow Falls Tuesday.
M. E. Robbing and Cortez Boutwell
spent Monday and Tuesday with Mr. ,
Boutwell brother at Townshend. .
Mrs. J. F. Washburn entertained
the Fortnightly club Friday after
noon, giving a talk on California.
The third and fourth degrees will
be given candidates at the next reg
ulanmeeting of Putney grange, March i
24.
R. J. Goodell was called to West-
minster West Wednesday morning '
by the death of his father, Loren
Goodell.
The first and second degrees were
conferred on nine candidates at the
meeting of Putney grange Friday !
evening. ,
Nine members of Golden Rule
chapter attended the meeting of the :
second district O. E. S. at Bellows
Falls Thursday.
Rev. W. R. Davenport delivered a !
lecture at the Congregational vestry ,
Monday. Subject, The Greatest Ques-
tion of the Age. ;
Col. W. H. Greenwood W. R. C.
. - L,ff uruii three-leeeed men arc scarce, and
We cannot sen a pair an b three t
we might not get rid ot the otner nan piu, Lu r
n ?n f.j-. ,irc fnr a three-legged man at .o w per pair,
$1,25 Veal Calf Creedmoors at 79 cents,
These are not dress shoes; they are strong, heavy work shoes, built to
wear and endure all kinds of strain. They are regukr $ 1 .25 goods, but
we have iAstock several hundred pairs, which we offer at 79 cents.
SEE OUR NORTH STORE WINDOW.
The sizes run from 6 to U, all peg soles, all first class goods.
Shoe Bargain Talk.
We are now at work on our North Store; ceiling and floor all in, walls
will be ready soon. While this work is going on we are offering bargains
in every kind of shoes for men, women and children, preparatory to clean
ing up our immense stock before rearranging in the large refitted quarters.
$4.00 and $4.50 Shoes at $3.47.
In our South Window we have placed some winter weight shoes that are
just as they were when we bought them last fall to sell at $4.00 and
$4.50. While they last only $3.47. For men and women Heywoods
first quality for street wear and dress occasions. We have more that are
not in the window.
Spring Styles.
NORTH HINSDALE.
Miss Sadie Streeter is home sick
with the measles.
Mrs. Toombs, who Is ill with con
gestion of the lungs, is gaining slow
ly. Miss Hazel Waterman has gone to
Brattleboro to assist Mrs. Moran
with her work.
F. B. Chandler, who has been road
agent the past three years, is suc
ceeded ' this year by Walter Barrett
of Hinsdale village.
Mrs. Jennie Thomas entertained a
number of her acquaintances last
night. Games were played and a
good time was enjoyed by all.
The Ladles' Aid society met with
Mrs. Sophia Oifford last week
Thursday. Several were up from
the village. There was a. baked
bean supper as usual.
It is regretted that the, 13th article
In the town report, "To see If the
town will vote to assign J3ff out of
the Memorial day appropriation to be
expended for memorial exercises at
North Hinsdale." should have been
voted down. Although tile north part
has to help raise the $100, we never
have had as much as $1 of It to assist
In our work up here. But we thank
A MATTER OF HEALTH
her son, who is ill with the measles,
and her brother, who Is also sick.
The town school meeting was held
Saturday, March 11, at town hall.
Mrs. C. L. Puffer was re-elected to
the school board with a large ma
jority. Town meeting was held Tuesday
and snow rollers were voted for. We
have "preached" rollers for years, ap
parently with no effect, except oppo
sition; we are glad that the measure
has, at last, received attention.
Mrs. Thatcher passed a very pleas
ant day at Concord recently with
her husband, the representative. She
heard the hedgehog question dis
cussed and found It quite Interesting.
Later she visited friends In Boston
and Waltham, Mass.
The supper at the parsonage re
cently was a pleasant affair, attended
by nearly 60 people, who enjoyed the
fruits of Mrs. Jones's ovens. The
receipts were $8. It was one of the
pleasantest events of the winter. A
large party came up from Spofford.
The fourth quarterly conference of
the church year was held at the par
sonage last week, Presiding Elder
Hitchcock being present. The official
board tendered Mr. Jones an unani
mous request to return here for an
other year, which It is expected he
will do.
B. C. Thatcher and a few of the
Cheshire county representatives re
cently took a trip through the White
Mountain region to visit the Berlin
Paper company's plant. This Is the
largest In the world, running day and
night, with three relays of workmen,
and making 150,000 feet of spruce
logs into paper every 24 hours, the
timber coming In cars to one end of
the machinery and going out at the
other end In rolls of finished paper.
One of the proprietors took the party
through the entire plant and ex
plained Its workings and they en
joyed the trip to the utmost
Initiated one candidate Tuesday
WESTMINSTER WEST. evening. After the meeting refresh-
Willie Bennett Is working for Wal- men were servea.
ter Buxton. The third degree was conferred
Willie Bennett of Vergennes visited I fdnesrlay evening by Oolden Rule
in town over Sunday. ' lodge. No. 32, F. & A. M. Visitors
,,, ., . . from Brattleboro were present. .
Rollln Ranney recently bought two i . , . , , , . , ,
colts of J P Rnnnev A ""cimB bciiooi win oe neiu
ions ui j. r. luimiey. I Thnraiiiv -oio. xco-, nt .
Willis Bralley, our mail carrier, Is fflwn hn ' vwi, ji,.
out again after a tussle with the ine to r,articlnate mav oo so hv Mr.
ing a small admission ree.
Mrs. M. E. Robblns and Mrs. C. E.
Glidden attended the tea and sale of
useful and fancy articles, which was
held by the Vermont society. United
States Daughters of 1812. at the home
of Mrs. F. H. Holden at Brattleboro
Monday afternoon.
We have in stock a large number of the latest and best things in spring
footwear; we have bought more extensively than ever before. We shall
have more to say about these later, but those who are in a hurry for the
new styles, need not wait for us. Ask to see them.
Rubber Goods.
Customers are telling us every day of the superior excellence of "HOOD"
light weight rubber goods and "BALL BAND" heavy weight rubber
goods. On these lines we unhesitatingly, assert that there is no brand on
the market that will outwear them under whatever conditions. They cost
no more than any good rubber footwear, and a little less than some makes.
"BALL BAND" and "HOOD" are the NEW ENGLAND STANDARD.
DUNHAM BROTHERS
grip.
Freeman Houghton is failing every
day.. Frank Miller cares for him
nights.
Miss May Goodhue Is visiting her
sister, Mrs. Henry Dunham, at Bel-
Miss Blanche Ranney. who has
been visiting her sister in Brattleboro,
has returned.
The Ladies' Aid society met with
Mrs. A. P. Ranney Thursday after
noon, March 9.
Charles Hitchcock and Ed Boutelle
have taken Henry Crowell's sugar
place to carry on.
Loren Goodell Is very 111 again.
Ada Edwards of Bellows Falls is
helping care for him.
Mary Hubbard, who has been vis
iting at F. G. Campbell's, has re
turned to her home in Boston.
May and Maude Goodell, who are
teaching school in Orange, Mass., are
visiting their mother, Mrs. C. C.
Goodell.
his
Absolutely Pure
HAS ZO SUBSTITUTE
SOUTH LONDONDERRY.
Ed Jewett has returned from
trip to California.
Ira Cone of Manchester has been
visiting in town this week.
Goodnow, Pearson & Hunt have
closed their store here for the pres
ent. Mrs. H. P. Chase hag beer spend
ing a few days with friends in Athol,
Mass.
Chauncey Cummins has moved
from the Clark place to the north
village.
A good many of our people are on
the sick list with the prevailing dis
temper.
The drama. Neighbor Jack wood.
Ill be presented at the town hall
Friday evening.
It Is expected that Presiding- Elder
Newton will preach In the Methodist
enures Sunday morning'.
Miss Clara Collins, returned mis
sionary, spoke Sunday morning and
evening In the Methodist church' In
the Interests of the Woman's Foreign
Missionary society. She Intends to
return again to her work In China,
SOUTH VERNON.
Rev. I. M. Blanchard will preach In
the chapel at 11 a. m. Sunday.
' Mrs. W. E. Allen Is quite sick with
a heart and stomach trouble. A coun
sel of physicians was called this
week.
Miss Abbie Bennett of Dummerston
was a guest at E. O. Lee's this week;
also Miss Alice Mason and friend of
Berlin, N. H.
Among the sick this week are: C.
H.-' Newton, Ora Johnson and William
Brooks, with the grip. Measles and
whooping cough are still spreading.
They Should Not Need to.
Boston Globe.
The St. Albans high schools are to
teach spelling hereafter. Most of our
colleges need to.
CHAS. E. GRAFFAM
Will Give One Week's
Treatment Free.
WESTMINSTER.
The Misses Atkins are visiting old
friends here.
Charles Gates has sold his farm to
Mr. Woodburn.
Frank Dodge has gone to Ayer's
Junction, A! ass.
Willis Farr has moved onto his
place near the depot.
The grangers will give a sugar sup
per in their hall this evening.
A social party and dance was held
at Mr. Ellison's Thursday night.
William Hlbbard of Brattleboro
was a recent visitor at Mr. Laplne's.
Bert Phelps has moved to East
Putney and will work on the railroad.
Miss Alice Atchison Is In Boston.
Joel Holton is home from New
York.
It Is reported that H. J. Farwell
has sold his place here and will soon
move to Brattleboro.
Mrs. Verne Smith and three chil
dren are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Wind
ham In Marlow. N. H.
Prof. Franklin and son of Ludlow
were guests of Mr. and Mrs. B. F.
Ward Friday and Saturday.
The remains of Mrs. William Davis
were Drought here from Boston Wed
nesday and buried in the old ceme
tery.
Miss Sarah J. Hawley, who has
been matron of the South street home
tor aged women in Northampton
Mass., and Salon W. Kendall of
Westminster, were united In mar
riage Tuesday evening by Rev. C. H.
Hamlin at the home of the bride's
sister, Mrs. E. M. Torrey, on Park
street, Easthampton. The wedding
gifts included $20 In gold from the
managers or tne South street home
Mr. and Mrs. Kendall will llv In
Westminster.
WHITINGHAM.
MARLBORO.
Winchester Is
critl-
Hand this coupon to IHAS K.l.KAKFA.W
Gentlemen: Please give me Week'
Free Tr aiuient bottle of tn. KeskedvV
CALCrRA SOLVEST.
Name
ddrewi
David Kennedy's Calcura Solvent,
the wonderful new Kidney and Liver
cure. It la not a "patent medicine."
It will not disappoint you. Reputation
count. Dr. Kennedy's excellent prep
arations have been world famous for
over 10 years. He will five you a
Week's Free Treatment bottle If you
simply cut oat the coupon above and
hand to us. Large bottles, for com
plete treatment, cost ILOO. I bottle
for IS M.
' Mrs. Marlam
cally ill.
Mrs. W. F. Snow Is quite Ul with
measles.
Henry Bellows is at his brother's,
H. C. Bellows's.
Henry Goddard of Brattleboro was
In town Sunday.
There are several cases of German
measles In the west part of the town.
Charlie Baxter and child of Hall
far visited at M. E. Baxter's last
week.
Death of Dexter Murdock Other
Deaths and Burials.
Dexter Murdock died Tuesday
morning after a few days' Illness with
bronchitis and pneumonia. He at
tended town meeting and did his
work at the barn up to Thursday
night, but was stricken down on
Friday. Mr. Murdock was born in
this town 77 years ago on Feb. 28
and was the son of Samuel and Mercy
Murdock. He married Elmira Ballou,
who died a year ago. in September
last. He lived at Shelburne Falls
many years, removing from there to
Boston where he resided until 13
years ago, coming back to this, his
native town, where he has since re
sided. He leaves a son, Bethiah Mur
dock, of Chicago, and a daughter,
Emma, the wife of Edward L. Wheel
er of this place, with whom he lived.
Funeral services will be held to-day
at Green Mountain hall. Rev. Mr.
Blackman of "Wilmington officiating.
Burial will be In the family lot In the
village cemetery. Mrs. Christina
Murdock, a daughter-in-law, came
from Chicago Tuesday night to at
tend the funeral and Miss Eva Swift,
a niece, came from North Adams
Wednesday night.
One of the 9-weeks-old twin
daughters of Homer and Minnie Boyd,
was found dead Tuesday morning of
last week. She had not been well for
a few days. Funeral services were
held at the home on Thursday, Rev.
Mr. Crofts officiating. Burial was in
the village cemetery. Two of Mr.
Boyd's sisters from North Adams
were here to attend the funeral, also
other relatives from Wilmington.
Mrs. E. O. Crofts is ill.
Arthur Deming has gone to North
Adams to work in a store.
George Sawyer and Mrs. Laurissa
Brown have been sick with the grip.
Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Dalrvmnle
attended the funeral of his brother's
wite at Jacksonville Wednesday
WARDSBORO.
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Howard visited
In Bondville Saturday and Sunday.
Hazel Howard has gone to work
for Mrs. Wllber of South London
derry. George Hescock of Greenfield
Mass., visited his sister, Mrs. S. D.
May, last week.
Nettie and Jessie Johnson, who
have been having the measles, are
maKing a good recovery-
The A. Z. club will meet with Mrs.
George Briggs Thursday afternoon,
March 23. All are cordially invited.
Mrs. Edith Brigham, who has spent
uie wmier wun ner niece in Barre,
Mass., returned to her home here
Tuesday evening.
Miss Clara Collins, a missionary
from China, gave a very interesting
lecture on West China in the vestry
x uesuay evening.
MlsS Grace Pike, annnminnlofl
her grandmother, Mrs. J. L. Pike, of
Brattleboro, visited her parents, Mr
and Mrs. E. B: Pike, last week.
As Mr. and Mrs. Fuealstes.l woro
returning home from the A. z cinh
supper Thursday evening, their horse
got into the snow and fell, breaking
both hind legs.
Mrs. E. D. Pllmnton tin.
the sad news of the death of her
uromer, Asniey w. Rice, aged 80
years. He was one of the foremost
citizens of Grafton, Mass. The ster
ling qualities possessed by Mr. Rice
were recognized bv the ,
who honored him with every gift in
their power. He was born in Wards
boro but has lived in Grafton 61
EAST DOVER.
We are glad to learn that Mrs
Clarence Moore is gaining.
Mrs. Jo Moulton and her childre:
were guests of Mrs. Emory Howarc
Tuesday.
D. M. Hale, who works in Putney
is here this week. He went to We!
Dover on business Wednesday.
Miss Daisy Hall has been a euer.
of her aunt, Mrs. Stella Jef:s. St
returned to her home Sunday.
Jo Goodell is housed with tin
measles this week and W. D. Hois
and C. B. Roberts with the eriD.
RAWSON VILLE.
Clarence Axtell has hemin work it
ueurge iiurDee's mm jn Winhall.
Mr. and Mrs. Harrv Howard A
Wardsboro visited at Omer Sheldon's
over Sunday.
Oren Smith has recovered from Ss
aiiacx oi measles, and is about agam
Guy Smith is now severely ill wltt
me same disease.
Mrs. Amos Stone of Londonderrr
spent a few davs recentlv at her
father's, J. M. Dorsett's. Mr. Dor- &
sett has been sick nearlv nil winter
and Is still confined to his room.
WEST WARDSBORO.
WEST NORTHKIELD.
Mrs. Mary A. Gale has been visit
ing her son In Orange.
Grace Gates nt Hinsdale H.i.ir,.
trcr Bister, rs. cagar Aldrlcn.
Miss Rlxford of West Swanzey Is a
recent cuest of Mr. and Mrs. Edward
Pratt.
The sugar supper Tuesday night
was a great success socially and
financially.
The body of Mrs. Adeline Hatch nt
Jacksonville was brought here
Thursday for burial In the village
Clarence Buffo m of Vornon mi
josepnn streeter or Readsboro were
nere to attend the funeral of Moses
streeter Monday, March .
News has been recelred h.r. thai
Mrs. Lydia Carnenter. fnrmriv
inis piace DUt now of Everett, Mass.,
n in a. very critical condition from
cancer In her side.
William H. Reed'a son h
his week's vacation hr wrltfc ki.
father, has returned to his home In
Springfield, Mass. The other eon
went with him for a visit. Gerald
Wheeler acorn pan fed them, also for a
visit, returning Wednesday. March 8.
Rev. Mr. Crofts officiated Tuesday
afternoon at the funeral of Mrs. An
gle Shumwav at Shprmon Gha 411
of consumption. She was the daugh- i
Iff. ,he tat Woee Streeter. who
died Just a week previous. She
eaves a husband and smni
children. Mr. Crofts alan ffini.J
at the funeral of Mrs. Nile In Hali
fax Wednesday.
T .... 1 3,
xw,tti oraaiev in training -i i
?ri Ilas bee" out ln tn sunshine a
i-Jde. rt ,leln
The Ladies' Social circle was well
represented at It. meeting with Mrs.
M. Temple last week Thursday. Next
Thursday the circle will meet at the
Rev. R. A. Nichols, not being as
well as usual last week and Sundav
a prayer and praise service was held
Mo" mornln(f' Ied beacon ex
SOMERSET.
Philip Dorritv iS Rflvlnir
steam mill.
at the
Robert Beck leaves for r-r,..
morrow, March 18. -
The post-office In
STRATTON.
H. E. Eddv of Rrnttlehnrn Is visit
ing at E. A, Eddy's.
Mrs. A. J. Pike hnn .rone tn Bali-
winsville. Mass.. to hpln ran for her
sister, Mrs. Sarah Pike, who is se
riously ill with pneumonia.
Wtzz&v Half FromajSft
CWTfnrA Vann A Tt..A
In V "l ""ver was
' regal ousiness last week.
Mrs. Herbert Tndn.
Johnson visited In Brattleboro last
The Deerfield Pi,-., .
building an addition to theaVnl
nous at TtifiAV. ,m- WK
a m UI4.S1A.
eraJ STin "d turn
er at the mill, have their old lobs.
the Smith mountain and stock th.
mill at the bridge. the
DANDRUFF, FALLING HE
"You may not have dandruff y
may even have a luxuriant head of hi
and jet there may be trouble at the rooa
or in your scalp. Try a simple test. Pull
out a hair, ii the bulb is plump and ran,
your hair is healthy, but if the buib i
white and shninV-.n k.:. j:,-,
and you need a hair tonic. We have i
Kexall -93- Hair Tonic a remedy that
a nutritive tonic and germicide. It got
jarectly to y,, roou destroying all gen
i ir re?ove all traces of dandruff, stop
lal ing hair, and finally tones up the h
lolhcles. Giving new life, vigor and g!os
to the hair. It is sold only at oar siof
fifty cents per bottle.
BROOKS lOUSE PMAKXY
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