# Turners Public Spirit: vol. 40, no. 51

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Turners Public Spirit: vol. 40, no. 51
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TURNER'S PUBLIC SPIRIT
One Dollar a n d Fifty Cents a Year
R. MURPHY & SONS, PROPRIETORS
Storage
Repairing
FULLY E Q U I P P E D MACHINE
Supplies
SHOP
AGENTS FOR B M AMD REO CARS
BICYCLES. AM) SUNDRIES
East Main Street
'Phones { | | : | ^ ^ ^ t
. The Best Light
For Home, Church or Store
IS
Electric Light, Because it is
Brightest, Safest, Cleanest
and Most Economical.
Ayer Electric Light Co.
WJKtJ-rKORD.
•ry party of the
grangers left town last tree
lek Thursday for
Kevere beach and Wond
European sight-seeing curiosities, limited
of course, could be seen. The weather
was of the autumn sunshine type, which
with the recreations of the day left sunshine impressions on the individual expression as they gathered back home.
to the exhibitions of the day. It should
have been multiplied by six, with some to
carry.
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Ayer, Mass.. Saturday, September 5,1908
Ayer AutonioMle Station Men
Brookside park, near Graniteville. The
assessors were asked to join in the search.
This park being mostly water of the frogpond variety, and steep precipice, and tbe
balance imagination on paper to help sell
the park, it is a difficult task to satisfy the
many lot owners that this uninhabitable
frog and mosquito headquarters is their
property and is identical with that thriving, growing park they boaght on paper.
A Lowell party when shown her property
wished the assessors were all in that hot
region where water is not reported to be
as abundant as at this park. Maine, New
Hampshire, Massachusetts, New Jersey
and lihode Island are- alt represented in
ownership in this park and still coming.
It is gathering a national reputation like
unto Yellowstone and Yosemite. Look
for a low rate of taxes from prospective
land and water sales.
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T o A d v a n c e Paying SyJ^scribers Only One Dollar
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Fortieth Year
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No, 51 Price Four Cents
K S
GRAND CLEARANCE SALE OF
s and Boys' Clothing, oommencing Saturday Morning, Aug. 1st.
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All $15 Suits, now$11.47
A^^ $12 Suits, now$8.47
All $10 Suits, now$7 4 7
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Special Sales-Men's Furnishings, Men's, Ladies' and Boys' Shoes, Straw Hats, Outing Trousers, htc. Come while the assortment is good
P. W. FLETCHER & SON. AYER. Mas.<^.
Belle school in Somerville. It is after a
apse of eleven years that Miss Davis visted here, and she expressed much pleasure at so many changes all along the line
of improvement in our village, but also
with it the inevitable undercurrent of sadness that the years bring in changes among
famiUes through deatb and removals.
GRANITETILLE
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•/^eifABtX
CiornteR-
•JKYCRf\ASS-
The members of A.
K. Choate hose company. No. 2, under the
direction of Capt. J . A. Healy, were out
for practice duty last Monday evening and
flushed out many of the hydrants in the
village. Considerable of the work was
done by the light of lanterns, but that did
not interfere with tlje members to any extent. 'The regular meeting of the company will be held in its room on Monday
evening, Sept. 7, at seven o'clock.
Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Putney and little
son Alfred C. of Needham are visiting in
this village for a few days.
The Brimstone baseball club will cross
bats witb the Littleton club at Littleton
on Saturday afternoon,-and a good, warm
game is expected. The Brimstones have
been very successful during the season
and hope to finish the season with a clean
slate.
The Last Gall
For Our Semi-Annual
learamQe Sale
I-
o f t h e balance of our stock of M E N ' S a n d B O Y S ' S P R I N G a n d
S
U M M E R W E A R A B L E S . A great n u m b e r of buyers have been
Wm. A. Nickerson, a former principal
here
s^nce this sale commenced a n d have profited greatly.
in the Graniteville grammar school, has
recently been appointed to similar position
; Clothing for Men, Boys a n d Children, Choice Furnishings a n d
in Westwood. Mr. Nickerson made many
warm friends during his brief stay here, Good Hats are b,em^ sold at remarkably low prices.
A\s6 manv
and they will be pleased to hear of his sucgood bargains in yur Shoe Department.
cess,
Jack Frost has been getting in his fine
There are still good bargains left, — plenty of ,tliem, but the
work of late. On last Saturday morning
tlnne
is growing short. Our Fall Goods a r e already beginning to
been left out over night at the Blodgett arrive and we wish to cut o u r stock of Spring and S u m m e r Goods
Bros.' farm on the Millstone road.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Kobarge of Willi- down to the lowest possible point to make room for t h e fresh arrimantic, Conn., with their dauehter Lillian, vals.
Our prices a r e cut low enough to sell the goods. Run your
were recent visitors at the nome of Mr.
eye along down these prices.
and Mrs. Joseph Provost.
Of TING.—Cameron circle, C.I.A., held
Men's Suits
Straw Hats
a gala day at Hillside park, this village,
Underwear
Tbe contract for remodelling Monument
eriuare in Lowell has been awarded to the
H. E. Fletcher Co., Oak hill, Westford.
The figures were below the expectation of
the city engineer. These figures were in
competition with the Lawrence Granite
last Saturday afternoon, .that proved to be
Co. of Lawrence.
:^l«ry F a n c y "Worsted a n d Scotch - E v e r y S T E A W H A T is r e d u c e d
a success in every' way. The principal at.Special values i a M e n ' s a n d B o y s '
Judson F . Swgetser, who lives on Bear
CE.NTER.—Kev. and Mrs. C. P. Mar- traction for the afternoon was the base- Mi.xtufe Suit in o u r s t o c k / m a r k e d just half t h e regular price.
'
Underwear.
hill, one of the southerly suburbs of Par- shall and .daughter Marion returned home ball game between the Brimstones and the down. T h e balance of o u r S p r i n g
kerville, is the only person in town who to the parsonage Wednesday after a de- All-stars. The game was closely contested
ALL OUB
All our- D e r b y E i b b e d U n
appears to have a laree crop of peaches. lightful vacation spent at Dover and Gor- for the full nine innings, when the Brim- and S u m m e r line of H i g h G r a d e
$1.50 Give him a call and tase tbat bright shin- ham, N. H. While at Gorham Mr. Mar- stones finally won bv a score of 5 to 8. Clothing. E v e r y size in s o m e t h i n g . § 3 . 0 0 M e n ' s H a t s , n o w derwear in IJcru a n d ing dollar with you, and bring home a ishall was joined by Chas. 0 . Prescott and Batteries—Tom McCarthy and Ledwith$2.50
Men's
H
a
t
s
,
now
$1 . 2 5 Blue which we have basket and then invite in thy neighbor who John P. Wright, and this trio of friends for the Brimstones. Bob McCarthy and Suits t h a t were S8.47, now$5.47
ha5 not the financial shine thou hast, and enjoyed a tramping trip of several days Hemen for the Al.-<itars; umpu-e, J . W.
S l . 5 0 Men's H a t s , now
75c
sold .ill the season for
S u i t s t h a t were $10.00, n o w *;7.47 see what an endorsement of the sale thou through the White mountains. They were Harrington. Sl.OO Men's H a t s , now 50c 50c., special p r i o ; for vilt have together. fortunate in having the bright, bracing After the ballgame the time was pleas- Suits t h a t were S12.00, now S8.47 oOc. Children's H a t s , now 25c The Unitarian church will open Sunday weather of last week, and are enthusiastic antly spent in visiting the other attracthis sale 35c enough over their experience to hope to tions, the "dodger " act as performed by Suits t h a t were$13.50 a n d
after its usual summer vacation.
repeat it another season. Wm. A. Per- Dorrie DeLorenzo making a decided hit.
25c.
Children's
Hats,
now
15c
$15.00, n o w$10.47
All our 25c. B a l b r i g g a n
Tbe scholars in the Xashoba school will kins was to have joined the party, but the Frank Loftus was manager of this event,
60c. Men's Cloth Hats, now
39c
be transported to the new school at the recent moving of his family and getting and as the original fakir was all to the
Suits
t
h
a
t
were
$16.50 a n d U n d e r w e a r for [boys Center, instead of the Minot school. All settled in a new home was undertaking good. The tonic, icecream and candy I9o$18.00, now
$13.47 25c. Men's Gloth Hats, now schools open Tuesday. Sspt. 8. enough before the commencement of his tables did a nourishing business durin" the and m e n n o w goes for 19c SOc. Children's Cloth H a t s .lames A. Walkden has sold to Mark school duties. afternoon. At 5.30 an excellent, "old- Suits t h a t were 820.00 and W. Jenkins, a lot of land containing about fashioned supper was served under the now 39e Mrs. Wm. L. Woods and Mrs. Lizzie pines and all who partook of the spread$22.00, n o w
S15.47
three acres on the Chamberlain road, between the blacksmith shop andthe Putney Hamlin, with their children, enjoyed a certainly got their money's worth.
lioc. Children's Cloth II.it-,
place. This lot of land was formerly a .day's outing at Xantasket beach Tuesday.
now.
In the evening a social dancing party
19c
The regular church services will be re- was held in Healy's hall from 7?30 till
part of the ZaL-heus Reed farm anrl familR i g h t m season for a W a s h S u i t .
sumed at tbe Congregational church on 11.30 that,was largely attended. jManv
iarly known as Bowen lane.
•Ought t o g o quick at these p r i c e s .
Sunday,
Sept.
5.
.\t
the
close
of
the
mornwere
present
from
out
of
town.
Smilev's
A Brookside farmer has been inquiring
of .\cton furnished e.xcellent mu- ; .Ml o u r Light Weight S u m m e r
E v e r y suit majrked down.
of his potatoes how they liked the long- ing service the community will be observed orchestra
sic, and at intermission refreshment were
T h e b.iLinco of our stork uf ChilPleasant word conies to the Westfonl served.
continued stringency in rainfall. They
A late car for Xorth Chelmsford j! T r o u s e r s at reduced prices.
report, now that they are all harvested, friends from the Perkins family in (jraf- and Ayer conveyed tbe vi«iting people to I
dren's Suits in the faiuy r.iixuires a r e 60o. Suits n o w g o for
eS9c
ten bushels planted and twenty bushels ton, where they are pleasantly settled.
$1.89 now offered a t cut prices. their homes after the dance. The affair S2..')0 O u t i n g Trousers, now 75c. Suits n o w g o for harvested. Had they been planted whole SOc Dr. 0 . V. Wells assumed charge of the was in charge of the following committee: ]$1.89
it would have been better to nave du" them practice of the lafe Dr. Sleeper thefirstof (ieneral manager, Jlrs. Daniel W. Harrins;- i $3.1 iQ O u t i n g Trousers, now Suits that w e r e S2.7.'< now$
1
.
9
8
$1 . 0 0 Suits n o w go for 75c the next day after planting; it would have September. In the two years that Dr. ton; dance committee, Miirv ,J. .^ullivaii. .\n- j$3.r)0 O u t i n g T r o u s e r s , now
Sk'.oO
saved labor and sorrow.
Wells has been here he has made manv nie Healy. Dora LeDuc, t"lora .«tnart: reSuits t h a t w e r e $3.i'0 nnw$ 1 . 9 8 $1 . 2 5 S u i t s n o w g o for freshment committee, Mrs. Peter Healv and$1.00
Edwin E. Park, who was on trial last warm friends who wish him much success. Mrs. .Joe Wall; reception commltteo, l{el>ec- S2.110 Cassimere T r o u s e r s ,
Suits t h a t were SS.-^'-O now
$2.50 now week before .Judge Picknian of Lowell for$1.50 Suits n o w g o for
Miss S. W. Loker conducted a well at- ca Leduc, Jlrs. T. A. Rincv, Jlrs. P. H. Har*i.5o •:
$1.00 hen thieving, was found not guilty. .Side- tended missionary meeting Sunday even- rington, Jlrs. W. \\-elsh," Mrs. C. Couture, Suit.s t h a t w e r e$.7.00 now
$3.89 S.S.OO a n d ¥3.50 F.incy W o r$
2
.
5
0
S
u
i
t
s
n
o
w
g
o
f
o
r
Catherine
O'Hara,
Delia
H.
lilodirett,
Elizain"
at
the
Congregational
church.
The
walk evidence generally gets pretty well
$1.75 Suits that were$ 5 . 5 0 now
$3,89 subject was Dr. Qyrus Hamlin and his beth JlcCarthy, Catherine liatTerty, Edith shaken up on the witness stand. sted Trousers, n o w 82.50 Brooks. Catherine Darllnif, Marv Ilarrini;. work in Constantinople. Dr. Hamlin was Daniel II. .Sheehan is making preparaton. (irare Ledwith. .Inlia Hafl'ertv, Cora tions to stJirt lip his cider-vinegar-sawmill related to the Westford Hamlins and had Shattuck, Kngla .Matt.«on. Amv KllN'on. Kll:i$4.00 F a n c y W o r s t e d T r o u spoken
during
his
life
a
number
of
times
.M. Cauntcr.
sers, now
S.'i.OO
at this church. Miss .Mary' Bunce and
brook near Stony Brook school.
$2.00 Hammookw now .John A. Taylor gave well-prepared outS l . 5 0 One lot of Men's S u m m e r FoRr,F..—Mr. and Mrs. .John Sbackel- S-=>.iiO nnd S4..=>0 F a n c y BASKIIAI.]..—The struggle of the season lines of his work and Mrs. Wheeler read ton held a birtbdav reception at the home 2..50 H.immocks now Worsted Trousers, now Shirts itl a variety- of .1.7.5 S.3.H9 in baseball lines took place at Milford, N. a description of the city of Constantinople of Mrs. Dinah McJIurray Saturdav evenwhere Roberts college that he founded and 3.00 H a m m o c k s now good pattferiis, fegnldr H., last Saturday between the Milford and 2.00 ing, it also being the latter's birthday. It Westford teams. Twogames were plaj-ed where he labored so long was situated. was a very social and pleasant gathering. S l . 0 0 vaitie»,ior 69c 4.00 H.ammocks n o w 3.00 on .July 4, Westford winning the first and The w.c.T.u. met with Mrs. Xellie Car- .Many friends were present and all was -' Hosiery One lot of M e n ' s S n m m e r the second was a tie, and the Westford kin at her home on Main-st., Wednesday fun and mirth when supper was announced. 5.00 H a m m o c k s now 4.00 boys were obliged to leave to catch tho afternoon. There was a good attendance The table was laden with an abundance One of o n r leaders, a regular Shirts-, good p a t t e r n s , cars. A later game resulted in a tie, again of members present and one visitor. Miss of good things, while the decorations of 15c., 2 for regular 75c. value, for 25c goldenrod and asters lent an added charm 59o May E. Day was added to the list of mem• the Westfords being obliged to leave to of importance was not only to. the table but to the rooms. catch a car, and the Sliltord team were bers. Various business —-— -. _ -—ajr v> iH*uv\f tt ao Many tokens of kindly remembrance were Hose for m e n , in bl.ack o r One lot of Men's S u m m e r rather liberal with the thought that this transacted, among which was the appointA g e s 3 to 5. tan color, now for S h i r t s , r e g u l a r SOc. visl-, catching car bnsiness was only an excuse ment of Mrs. Frank C. Hildreth andMrs. received. The party broke up at a late 9c for running from defeat. But this last H. 6 . Osgood as delegates to the state hour, with best wishes for many happy reSOc. S u i t s n o w 39e ue, for ..'.:. 39c Men's 25c. F a n c y Hose, now 19c game Westtord put on the defiant attitude convention, to be held in Lowell the last turns of the day. •$1.00 S u i t s n o w
75o
and resolved to fight it out to a final finish, of this montb.
and that there should be no catching car,
$1.60 Suits now Work progresses well on Friink Drew's Sylvesa were married last Saturday at the Sl.OO" tie games in this final struggle for suprem- new house on Main-st. Warren Carkin, r'olish church in Lowell, but will reside acy. The Westford boya stuck to their Bert Hildreth and Pearl Harmon are the here. batting and catching and running and de- men behind the hammers aod saws. One l o t M e n ' s OyeriaHs m ' ' The balance of o u r stock of M e n ' s , Mrs. Wilson, who was taken ill in Lowcoying, and one of the crack teams of New dark blue -wiUi w h i t o ell and removed to the hospital, has re- Boy.s', L a d i e s ' and Children's R u s s e t The appointment of a trustee of the J. . Hampshire got one of the worst whippings 1 lot Four-in-hand dnd Bntturned bome and is slowly improving. pencil stripei a regtt^ V. Fletcher library was made necessarjthey have experienced for a long timo Oxfords a t a discount of 25 p e r c e n t ton-on-Ties,regular26c. . the resignation of Wm. A. Perkins. Misses Edith and Hilda Xormington, JarSOc. overall; a epO-' when Westford defeated them by a score by At a meeting of the remaining trustees formerly of this village but now of Worces- from r e g n l a r price. T i e s , n o w 16o. each, 2 for 2 5 c of 9 to 1. ' cial f o r this, sale, ' and the selectmen, Julian A. Cameron 35c Now there are those who think that the was chosen to serve until the next town ter, have returned from their trip to Ivngland and have brooght many beautiful Westford team is ovor.e8timated. Even meeting. souvenirs from the land of their birth. thus may it be so, but to all doubters of Miss Marv E. Moran is spending a few ordinary calibre, just try the batting caRev./S. H. Carey, the Baptist minister days with Misses Carrie E. and Florence pacity of your doubts with. the Westford of Littleton, held an open-air service on Reed at Barre. Doy*, and a t ^ b r « n d of tbe came rou will the shore of Forge pond last Sunday after' have a morevdbcouraged than doubting Mis*.Alice L. Davis has beet; a recent noon, irhich.was well attended, especially Burnett Thnrsday afternoon, the first timo ried •led Miss Bridget G'Hare there. : SoonI«MM«« Soon chUdrM,fontlH)y«,arid:]tiTO^ •^,.,;.:r\Zx..Z.:ji\7SZ:2iLiyZl!iizz. look.. I t looks-. noRiHke the close of the gnest of Miss Emily F . Fletcher. MUs by the lammer visitors at the cottages. after a long vication. _ _ _ after he married they came to Lowell, b n t niffl;al{i^^twenty'aiae baMball season. ">- ;' Davis's early home was in Westford and A duet rendered by Mr. and Mrs. C»rey pax^iSliiiiitn.it^ for the latt fortjjears^they resided In she was a graduate of the academy, after was very effective. The weather permit-—r-----D E A T H — J o h n Connell died at the home Groton. A tOw weeks ago, owhig to the one gnjaugrandcWld.. Faatntl^wrrlees T H E PARK LAjroa—Frank A. Levey of which she Uught at; Minot's corner and .t»_ . v ' " " V , ; - , - - 7 ting, there will be another service Sunday of his son John, jr., of this villaze on Tues- infirmities of age, Mr. Connell and bis wife werelwld at S t CatherfaeVctaHrtii, CSran« Union Hill, N. J., thts in town last week, Stonv Brook, and later at the Center. afternoon iteWtle, Friday dkralng,. aiJa-IBti^ WM attemoon. . ,i.,. at , . n,^ , i „ . i „ . . i age .« .^u. day, the .advanced of .eighty-seven camfe to live with his son/- Thelnwnediiiw ««arcUn{; for his real estate located at She it now the principal assistant at the The; ladles' sewing circle met with Mrs years. H e wits'born in Ireland and mar- canse of death was a paralytie'ihook. Six at Sti'Wtry'a cUi^ety; & i U f W n ot Ay'vt. / \-'» Ih 13 Children's Wash Suits Men's Trousers Children's Suits Hammocks - "H Negligee Shirts y'^4 Boys' Khaki Suits Men's Overalls Russet Oxfords Neckwear Z~,^ NOTICE.-This store Will 'be Closed every T h u r s d a y a t I ^ ^ ^ l o o k noon. - ! • • '•'Zy'-yz^i'-'z .y.^.,.,. V^- A^ -. h C; .^.^OiMa^MUiiA^JS^ %l -••.^a4^3 .•WjT^'WVWfPJWI^^W^ '*WiiJ{f^<«l '.'-.•.••>--^»:'?''-.'^, m>ityZ'-''7'- : '<:•• •••-'• -;. "'.I : •; DAYS OF SOMNOLENCE. SATURDAY, S E I T . 6, 1908. > "•'• Z?'^'-',>••.••* MORTGAGEE'S SALE GKANITEVlLLK. 8 h « T h i n k s of U l t i m a t e Q u e s t i o n s of I A c c u s i n g Conscience. I t h a s b e e u s a i d t h a t w e a r e c o n t i n - I A u o f T TIIK SCHOOLS—.-\t a meeting u a l l y a r r a i g n i n g o u r s e l v e s before t h e I of the We,>-tford board of education, held 13y v i r t u e of a p o w e r of s a l e coiib a r of o u r m e u t u l l t y ; t h u t t h e r e s e e m s , at t h e C e n t r e on last week F r i d a y night, taiiit'il in a c e r t a i n m o r t g a g e d e e d it was decided by t h e coinmittee to rescind to be u o e n d to our Introspection a n d t o self q u e s t i o n i n g s c o u c e r u l u g t h e the vote previously made in relation to givt-ii b y J a m e s B a r t o n , o f , S h i r l c y , c o r r e c t m o d e o t life a u d m e t h o d s of the closin" of certain .schools, ami for t h e in t h e C o u n t y of M i d d l e s e . v , i n t h e t r e a t i n g o u r bodies. W h e n w e a r e n o t coming fcTicol year all t h e n b o o l s will be C o m i n i j i i w e a l t h of M a s s a c h u s e t t s , t o opened as heretofore. I'here will bnsome L i l l a .1. K e m p , H a r r y . E . femp a n d •worrying o v e r t h e p r o b l e m of t o o m u c h change in t h e statf of leacliers in t h e F l o r a W . K e m i ) , a l l of G r o t o n , in o r t o o Uttle s l e e p w e a r e fidgeting Graniteville schools during t h e opening a b o u t t h e food t h u t n o u r i s h e s o u r of t h e fall term. Gerald Decatur, w h o s a i d C ' i u u t y , d a t e d A u g u s t 2 0 t h , A . s t r u c t u r a l f o r m a t i o n a n d t h e a m o u n t formerly t a u g h t at t h e Nabna.^sett >cliooI, D . 1911... ;ind r e c o r d e d w i t h W o r c e s of exercise necessary for p e r f e c t will b e the new principal, a position for- ce.ster X u i t l i e r n D i s t r i c t D e e d s iu health. merly held by Williain .K. Xickerson. b o o k 2(iy, ];:iye Wl, w i l l b e s o l d b y We s p e c u l a t e a b o u t t h e p r o p e r al- Miss M a r y A. Dunn of \Vest Chelmsford, p u b l i c a u c t i o n , u p o n t h e p r e m i s e s b e l o w a n c e o£ f r e s h a i r , o u r r e c r e a t i o n , a e r a d u a t e of t h e Lowell Normal school, l o w d e s c r i b e d , o n T h u r s d a y t h e F i r s t •will' teach the first grade, Miss Kuth t h e q u a l i t y a n d q u a n t i t y of o u r l i t e r a r y Tuttle having been transferred to the Cen^ d a y of O c t o b e r A . D . 1 9 0 8 , a t 2 : 0 0 pabulum, l u s h o r t , w e s e l d o m g i v e tre school in Westford proper. T h e r e o ' c l o c k in t h e a f t e r n o o n , a l l a n d sino u r s e l v e s a m o m e n t ' s r e s t or p e a c e , will also be a new teacher in the Cameron g u l a r , t h e j i r e m i s e s c o n v e y e d b y s a i d a n d t h e b u r n i n g cjuestlons of t h e h o u r school at F o r g e Village, Miss M a r y K. m o r t g a g e d e e d a n d t h e r e i n d e s c r i b e d s e e m u l t i m a t e l y to. resolve t h e m s e l v e s G a r n e y of N o r t h Chelmsford, having been a s f o l l o w s : I n t o t h e f o l l o w i u g q u e r i e s : " D o w e recently appointed to the position. Charles " A certiiin t r a c t of l a u d w i t h t h e •worry t o o m u c h ? " a n d " I s o u r s e n s e of N. K d w a r d s of Brookside will teach t h e humor declining?" N a b n a s s e t t 5chool at the opening of the b u i l d i n g s t h e r e o n , s i t u a t e d i n t h e n o r t h e a s t e r l y p a r t of L u n e n b u r g , i n - , I n t h e g o o d o l d d a y s w e c a r e d n o t h - fall term. t h e C o u n t y oi W o r c e s t e r a n d s a i d ing for m o d e m "problems," which Comiuoiiwcalth, a n d p a r t l y in said gro^w t h i c k a s b l a c k b e r r i e s . Persons NEW ADVEUTISKMK.NTS, a c c e p t e d t h e m s e l v e s a n d o t h e r s for Shirley, containing about seventeen •what t h e y w e r e a n d w a s t e d n o t i m e on ( 1 7 ) acres, b o u n d e d a n d d e s c r i b e d as •wild s p e c u l a t i o n s . T h e y a t e , t h e y follows : S o u t h e r l y b y t h e r o a d leaddrank, they slept probably as n a t u r e i n g from A y e r , t h r o u g h W o o d s ' Vild i c t a t e d a n d g a v e little o r n o h e e d t o lage and Lunenburg to Fitchburg, .\XI> t h e i r I n t e r n a l e c o n o m y o r m e n t a l baland there m e a s u r i n g about eightya n c e . N e i t h e r ^vere t h e y m o r b i d l y Ino n e ( 8 1 ) r o d s ; e a s t e r l y b y l a n d of quisitive concerning their o w n degenL o u i s F a r n s w o r t h a n d "there m e a s u r eracy. SI150 h u y i t h i - farm of •20 acre.-, 12 in till, O w i n g t o t h i s s u b l i m e Indifference ige, balance in wood and pa.-.ture,' house of i n g a b o u t fifty ( 5 0 ) r o d s : n o r t h e r l y o u r f o r b e a r s w e r e u n d o u b t e d l y h e a l t h 7 rooms with iiinzza, ^.'ood >talile, tie-ups for b y l a n d f o r m e r l y ot. D i c k s o n , t o M u l cows, 2 borse stall.-: carriaL'e bouse ami ben p u s B r o o k , a n d t h e r o measuring l e r m e n t a l l y a n d p h y s i c a l l y , n n d If w e 4housc. 'I'he luiildiuK- are all in i,'ood repair, m o d e r n s d i d b u t a s k f e w e r q u e s t i o n s :md the lociUion i> liiyh, healthy and near a b o u t t h i r t y - s e v e n ' ( 3 7 ) r o d s ; t h e n c e a n d t a k e o u r s e l v e s , less s o l e m n l y t h e r e neiirhljors. This i> a biirmiiii. See photo at r u n n i n g w e s t e r l y b y s a i d Mulpus •would b e g r e a t e r Inclination t o c u l t i - OtHce. B r o o k a b o u t thirty-fixc, ( ^ 5 ) r o d s t o One of the in(>>l delii:htful -uniiner homes t h e t o w n r o a d l e a d i n g t o W e s t G r o v a t e a s e n s e of h u m o r a n d l e s s . t i m e t o a n a l y z e I m a g i n a r y t r o u b l e s . S o m e - ill 3Ii<ldle.-e.\ County, h mile to i:euter of t o n ; t h e n c e s o u t h ^ w e s t e r l y b y s a i d town, Churche-'. .Stores :iud I'o-totfice. U t i m e s o n e l o n g s t o s h r i e k from t h e miles to steam :iiul electric c;ir-. <'.'oloni:u t o w n r o a d a b o u t f o u r t e e n ( 1 4 ) r o d s h o u s e t o p s t h a t It really d o e s n o t house of 10 rooins. 7, open lire|jl:n-t-; irood t o l a n d of L u t h e r F h e l p s ; t h e n c e a m o u n t t o a t i n k e r ' s l i g h t e s t c u r s e If stable, '25 acres of laud, 14 acre:, in inowiDi:. in wood and pa^^ture, plenty of fruit. s o u t h e r l y b y l a s t - n a m e d l a n d a b o u t It b e r i g h t o r w r o n g t o go h a t l e s s o r bal.iiicc The buildings are in rtr.-.t chi>s repair. One first-named b r e n k f a s t l e s s , if I t b e sinful t o t a k e a of those places much souL'ht for, but seldom t w e n t y ( 2 0 ) r o d s t o t h e h o l i d a y o r If i t b e c r i m i n a l t o s l e e p ou the market. I'riri: S4iWii. .See photo at r o a d , ' ' e i g h t h o u r s . " H a n d s off'." s h r i e k o u r oifice. S a i d p r e m i s e s will b e sold subject TIIK MAX W i l O M-ANT.< to iro into the t o all- u n p a i d t a x e s . s o u l s , a n d a f r e n z i e d d e s i r e seizes u s Other terms poultry business will be intere.-teil in this t o t a k e o u r c h a n c e s a n d live t h e life farm of '25 acres, plenty of wood. lots of fruit, m a d e k n o w n a t t i m e a n d p l a c e of that nature Intended. nice two-.-tory house bf '.> rooms, ;dl iu tine s a l e . rep:iir, good '-.tiible. This place wiis owned HARRY E . KEMP, T h a t m o s t t h i n g s r i g h t t h e m s e l v e s by a man who waiiteil to do ;i hirfre poultrv FLORA W . K E M P , s e e m s a f o r l o r n h o p e , b u t l e t u s f o n d l y business, and with that idea in view he buift three up-to-date ben houses and a larjre broodI m a g i n e t h a t s o m e t i m e w e m a y s n a p er housie, wbicb has bot water beat. Tbis P r e s e n t O w n e r s of s:iid M o r t g a g e . . o n r fingers a t n a s t y p r o b l e m s a n d re- fann is very pleas;mtly located, beins; only J G r o t o n , M a s s . , S e p t . 1, 190H. 3 t 5 1 t u r n t o t h e b o v i n e Indifference of o t h e r mile from center of Town on frooil Main Koad'. Beautiful mapleshiide trees and lawn. Price d a y s a n d t h e d e l i g h t f u l a p a t h y of o u r SisOI. .See i)hoto at offlce. ancestors. S. LE ROY LONGLEY REAL ESTATE Fire I n s u r a n c e U n i o n Cash DONT NAG CHILDREN. S. LE ROY LONGLEY Dainty Sweets for Warm Weather. Get a Box of Liggett's Saturday CANDY HOUSEWIFE HINTS. T o clo.nn l a c e f a n s s p r e a d t h e fnn on a towol a n d t h i c k l y c o v e r It w i t h block magnesia. T u t a fold of t h e t o w e l o v e r It a n d w h i p lightly w i t h t h e hands. Reverse t h e fan nnd treat tbe o p p o s i t e Ride In l i k e m a n n e r . A b a d l y soiled f a n c a n b e c l e a n e d w i t h b e n z i n e a n d d r y t a l c u m po^wder. Use all small, undeveloped or green p o t a t o e s In s o u p s o r h a s h , f o r t h e u n . d e v e l o p e d p o t a t o will n o t cook w e l l , n n d It often h a s a v e r y flat flavor. "When boiled t h e y m n k e good f r y i n g p o t a t o e s , t h o u g h It Is a l m o s t I m p o s sible to o r e a m t h e m o r m a k e t b e m palatable unless mixed with other v e g e t a b l e s o r cooked w i t h m e n t . Before cooking canned goods place In a c o l a n d e r n n d d r a i n off a l l j u i c e a n d r i n s e w i t h cold w a f e r , l i i e s e a s o n i n g m n s t b o suppllcfl w i t h good f r e s h b u t t e r , milk, s a l t n n d p e p p e r . L e a v e n o canne<l goods In a can t h n t h a s been opened. Remove a t once. T h i s m a y r o b t h e v e g e t a b l e s of s o m e food v a l u e , b u t It is s a f e s t n n d Ix>st t o io so. BROWN'S THE B y v i r t u e of t h e p o w e r of s a l e c o n tiiiiied i n a c e r t a i n m o r t g a g e (Jeed aivcu by E m i l y C. Blood a n d George H lilood to George E . Gould, dated . J a n . 123, 1 9 0 5 , a n d r e c o r d e d w i t h M i d d l e s e x R e c o r d s a t C a m b r i d g e of D e e d ' s b o o k 3 1 4 1 , p a g e 4 7 5 , a n d for b r e a c h of c o n d i t i o n i n s a i d m o r t g a g e (k'(.'d c o n t a i n e d , I will sell a t P u b l i c A u c t i o n , on t h e premises below desc r i b e d , b e i n g t h e s a m e p r e m i s e s in said m o r t g a g e d e e d d e s c r i b e d , on TUKSDAY GEOKGE l.s X O T H I N G • THAN A BETTER HIS MASTtR-s voice- T a l k i n g Machine,$10
to $3 0 0 R E C O R D S , .•?.')c. TO S;.oo H o t dishes sometimes leave whitish m a r k s on v a r n i s h e d tables w h e n set. a s t h o y s h o n l d n o t lie, c a r e l e s s l y n p o n t h e m . F o r r e m o v i n g ; t h e m p o o r s o m o Jp.wELKn AXD O P T I C I A N - , B R O O K L I X K , l a m p oil o n t h e ' s p o t n n d r n b It h a r d N. H. A T P A ^ K H O T E L , TOW.VSE.ND, V l t h « soft c l o t h . P o n r on n l i t t l e MASS., KVERY TUKSHAY s p i r i t s a n d m b I t d r y •with a n o t h e r d o t h , a n d t h e t v h o l e m a r k . 'wlU d i s a p - Tclcphons connection. OST—A North Middlesex Savlnra Bank p e a r , leaving t h e table y as, b r i g h t a s Book. Xo. 6S76. Application has been before. , made at bank for new book. Finder pleaM return t o Box 409, A> er, M M S , 3t51» F r a n k L. Willoby L A O'CLOCK SEPT. 12 TO OCT. 3 INC. Special Low Rates FROM- AYER TICKETS GOOD ON REGUUR TRAINS. ENJOY A DELIGHTFUL AUTUMN OUTING AT T ELAINE SPECIAL HOTEL RATES. T h e E a r of t h e b u s i n e s s a n d social world is attuned-4;o t h e s o u n d of t h e " Bell.'' If y o u would c o m m a n d t h e w o r l d ' s attention — RING ! LONG DISTANCE JELEPHONE Be S u r e Y o u ' r e Right, etc. Mortgagee. Charles A . Eveleth, Auctioneer. E v e r notice what Mortgagee's Sale. your mind qneer p m n k s in t r a n s p o s i n g tigure-.^ w i l l j i l a y ':' T a k e t h r e e n u m b e r s — 1-1G8, l o 4 G , G4'2i5, f o r e x a i n i i l e . Xow B y v i r t u e of t h o j i o w e r of .sale c o n t a i n e d in a certain m o r t g a g e d e e d T h e following is a partial list and the g i v e n b y E m i l y C . B l o o d a n d G e o r g e prices : H . Blood to George E . Gould, dated October 17th, 1904, a n d recorded at P O T A T O K . S , Sl.OO p e r bushel. M i d d l e s e . v N o r t h e r n R e g i s t r y of 0 X 1 0 X . S , •27,e. per peck. Deeds at Lowell, book 3 7 1 , page 10 lbs. F I X E S W E E T P O T A T O E S , 25c 2 6 4 , a n d f o r t h e b r e a c h of c o n d i t i o n R I P E T O . M A T O E S , --'ic. peck, 7.5c. bush in s a i d morti^.age d e e d c o n t a i n e d , I w i l l sell a t I ' n b l i c A u c t i o n , o n t h e LEG.S O F L A M B , 15c. premises below described, being the C O R X B E E F from tic. to l-2c. lb. s a m e p r e m i s e s in said m o r t g a g e d e e d .S.MOKED S H O U L D E R S 10c. lb. A BIQ LIST OF BIQ PLACES TO PICK FROM. ' RAILROAD AYER S Q U I R E ' S B E S T H A M S , H e . lb. Fabyap, Bretton Woods, Jefferson, Lancaster, Bethlehem, Maplewood, Profile House, Colebrook, Intervale, North Conway, or North Woodstock. BOSTON A u g u s t 18, 1908. described, on T U E S D A Y in the afternoon, your mind for a m i n u t e and then them. H o w e a s i l v y o u w o n d e r w h e t h e r it w a s n ' t ' ' 1 6 4 ^ , ' ' o r '• 14.^6 " o r •• 6 ' 2 4 8 . " T h a t ' s one reason w h y telephone subscribers are asked t o L-onsult t h e d i r e c t o r y b e f o r e g i v i n g a this peculiar psychological number—because, t r a i t is a l m o s t c e r t a i n t^ lead to " w r o n g n u m b e r " calls. Such calls are K c o . v o . v i c WASTE. N O T MEKELY AX AX.NOY.VNCE the time Company and F A T S A L T P O R K , l l c . lb., l o lb--., S I . s i n g u l a r , t h e p r e m i s e s in s a i d m o r t gage deed contained, namely : S T U F F E D O L I V E . S 40c. (jt. A c e r t a i n t r a c t of l a n d w i t h t h e L A K U E O L I V E S , 4uc. .jt. b u i l d i n g s t h e r e o n , s i t u a t e d in tlie C O L U . M B I A K E T C H U P . - b i g bottles, 20G c e n t r a l p a r t of s a i d W e s t f o r d , c o n S E E D E D R A I S I X S , VK. p.ickage t a i n i n g about one-half an a c r e b o u n d ed b e g i n n i n g a t a s t a k e a n d s t o n e s a t C U R R A X T . S , l " c . a p.ickage. the northeasterly corner at land now -•V full lin of California F r u i t s at the lowo r f o n n e r i y of h e i r s of C a r o l i n e M . est prices in . \ y e r . D a v i s a n d a t tlie T y n g s b o r o u gli (TOOII supply of Pure Maple .Syrup Ijy l^t. K o a d ; t h e n c e w e s t e r l y b y s a i d D a v i s or (iallon. •Jl.i'O gallon l a n d a b o u t s e v e n r o d s t<j t h e c o r n e r of t h e w a l l ; t h e n c e s o u t h e r l y b y s a i d D a v i s land a b o u t eleven rods t o a R e m e m b e r the Place. stake a n d stones ; thence easterly by said D a v i s land about seven rods t o UXIOX CASH MARKET. t b e n o r t h e r l y e n d of tiie w a l l r u n n i n g Main St., --^ver. b e t w e e n said D.avis l a n d a n d t h e <<IMM<1XWF..\I.TH (IK .MAS.-iACIll-SKlTS.— a f o r e s a i d r o a d ; t h e n c e n o r t h e r l y b y / Miiiilk->ex.-^. Probate! ourt. T o t h e s a i d r o a d t o t h e b o u n d first m e n t i o n . hcir^.at.lriw, next of kin, nnd nil otlir-r per. sons interested in the estate of ."iylve-ter H. e d . Asht>y, late nf Cirotim, in snid ('ounty, deSale will b e m a d e s u b j e c t l o t a x e s ceased. if a n y t o b e a n n o u n c e d -at t h e t i m o Where.-^, a i-ertain instrument jiuriHirtini; to be the la>t will and testament of >:iid de- of s a l e . <-ease<l ha> been presented to said <;ourt for T e r m s : O n e h u n d r e d a n d fifty Probate, by Lois M. \Vrii;ht. who pravs that letters testamentary may l)e i--ued to d o l l a r s m u s t b e p a i d o r s e c u r e d t o (ither her, Ihe executrix therein n.i'mefl, without . a u c t i o n e e r a t t i m e of s a l e . Kiving a surety on her ollieial bond. t e r m s a t sale, You are hereby cited to appear at a Probate Court, to beheld at Cambridge in said G E O R G E E . lioui.D, Mortgagee. County of Middlesex, on the seventeenth dav W e - s t f o r d , A u g u s t 18, 1 9 0 8 . of .Sei)tenil>€r A.l). 190.<>,at nineo'clock in the forenoon, to show cause, if any vou have, why the same should n o ' be gninted. C h a r l e s .\. E v e l e t h , A u c t i o n e e r , L o w .\nil said petitioner is hereby <lireeted to el), M a s s . 3t49 give public notice thereof, by piililishing this citation once In each week, for three succes. sivc weeks, in Turner's rulilic .Spirit, a ncwsiaper pul>llshe<] in .\yer, the last pubIcation to be one day, at least. I>efore said Court,and by mailing, post-paid, orXaJiverIng a copy of this citation to all known persons interested in the estate, seven days, at CO-OPERATIVE least,Itcforc said Court. of t h e c a l l e r ; ( i n s t e a d of s a v e ) a n d tliey b u r d e n with a double operating the found are in t h e f a c t t h a t Telephone e.xpense. Another reason w h y t h e directory should is 1 ! L T A.V T h e y .abuse t h e p a t i e n c e of t h e p e r s o n t h u s needlessly d i n u r b e d ; they c o n s u m e a t O.NE all dismiss t h e m from t r y t o recall T H EF I F - TEE.VTH DAY OF S E P T E M H E P . O'CLOCK telephone numbers be consulted occasionally i.-hanged. If y o u t a k e p a i n s t o a s c e r t a i n sired, a n d then jjronounce it the correct d i s t i n c t l y , in ,>Vil of ll.iiJO y o ' i will tret t h e c o r r e c t iiumbei- lie999 instances connection. T H K N K W K X G L . V X U T K L E I ' I I O . V K .A.XI) T K L K ( i R . \ I ' H CO.MP.VNY I.S O X K L I X K IX T H E CH.-VIX OK T I I K G R E A T •> HKI.L S Y . S T K M , " .VXD I X T I I K .^T.VTEs O F M A I X K , X K W 11A.\IP,'<H1KK, V E R M O X T AXD .M.A-SSACHUSKTT.-^ !.'< C O X X K C T K D WITH 3i'(i,ij0n T K l . K P l l O X K . ^ . C SHIRLEY Witness, C H A R L E S .1. M C I X T I R K . Ksouire, VICTOR E . GOULD, imnnisi D A Y OK FOUK in t h e a f t e r n o o n , a l l t m d s i n g u l a r , t h e premises in said inortg.ige contained as follows : A c e r t a i n p a r c e l of l a n d w i t h t h e b u i l d i n g s t h e r e o n , situate in ' s a i d G r o t o n a t t h e c o r n e r of I l o l l i s a n d C h a m p n e y streets, so-cilled, a n d b o u n d e d a s follows, namely : Beginning at the southeast corner of s a i d p r e m i s e s a t a s t o n e b o u n d a t c o r n e r of s a i d s t r e e t s ; t h e n c e w e s t e r l y b y s a i d C h . n i n p n e y s t r e e t .about o n e h u n d r e d a n d si.vty-six ( 1 6 6 ) f e e t t o a s t o n e b o u n d a t l a n d of G r a u t c h ; t h e n c e n o r t h e r l y b y said g r a n t o r ' s land about two liundred and seventy ( 2 7 0 ) fcQt t o a s t o n e b o u n d a t l a n d n o w o r l.ate of t h e h e i r s of B . F . N n t t i n g ; thence easterly by said Nutting land three hundred a n d thirtyeight ( 3 3 8 ) feet t o a s t o n e botind a t C o m m o n s t r e e t ; tlience southerly by said C o m m o n a n d Hollis streets to the first-mentioned bound, being t h e same premises conveyed to g r a n t o r by W i l l i a m L . a n d S a r a h J . K u g g i n d e e d r e c o r d e d a t ' t h e R e g i s t r v - of D e e d s for said M i d d l e s e x County S o u t l i D i s t r i c t 3 0 8 8 , p.age 4 7 7 . T h i s sale will bo m a d e s u b j e c t t o a ]n-ior m o r t g a g e of$ 2 , 0 0 0 , h e l d b y
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In p u b l i c . A s e n s i t i v e child h a t e s ridic u l e a n d l o a t h e s c o m m e n t t h a t Is u n sparingly b e s t o w e d before t h e family
o r t h e f a m i l y "friends.
" I f y o u find t h a t t h e h a b i t of critic i s m Is c r e e p i n g o v e r y o u , t h a t y o u
are readier to. blame than to praise,
t o r e p r o v e t h a n t o r e w a r d , call a h a l t
R e m i n d y o u r s e l f t h a t f r u i t a n d flowe r s r i p e n In t h e s u n s h i n e a n d t h a t affection h a s b e f o r e n o w been w-inter
killed. N o t t h e t h i n g s in a h o m e , b u t
t h e people In It. m a k e t h e h o m e a
p l a c e of c h a r m a n d repose.
"Here are twelve don'ts:
"Don't worry children.
a n g e l s still e x i s t , e v e n in t h e t w e n tieth century.
" D o n ' t lose y o u r t e m p e r w i t h children.
You h a v e n ' t any idea
" D o n ' t g i v e w a y w h e n you h a v e deh o w /^m>ii these candies
cided o n a n y p l a n f o r t h e m .
a r e unless you have eaten
" D o n ' t l e a v e t h e m too m u c h w i t h
some.
servants.
W o m e n a n d children
just deii;;ht in these tooth" D o n ' t r e p e l t h e i r little r o n f l d c n c e s .
s o m e confections.
O u r large
"Don't get Impatient at their most
weekly s.iles i;:-. .vo hov,- p o p u l a r
this candy is. A':\ t h e ingredi" D o n ' t I n d u l g e t h e m foolishly.
ents a r e gc::. :r . p u r e a n d wholc"Don't forget to encourage t h e m a n d
s o m e . S'^.il,. ••• r.-irely b o u g h t
p r a i s e t h e i r l i t t l e efforts t o p l e a s e y o u .
such delicious •.•••ce;i a t dnuble
"Don't show favoritism.
ll:e price v, c .-..•
" D o n ' t d i s a g r e e a b o u t t h e m . T h e fa.Saturdays a:-.cl .S ,:-.days only,
per b o j - W c .
t h e r a n d m o t h e r s h o u l d a l w a y s t)e In
unl-son In t h e i r t r a i n i n g .
AT
"Don't forget t h a t they a r e God's
c h i l d r e n , l e n t t o y o u f o r a .season."
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Middlesex ss. Probate Court. To the
heirs-at-law. next of kin and .all pcrson.s Interested in the estate of Harlan F . Greene,
late of Townsend, In said Coiinty deceased.
AVhereas, a certain Instrument purporting
to be the Inst will and testament of said deceased hns been presented to said Court, for
Trotintc, by Kllza .lane Greene, who prays
that letters testamentary mav lie Issued t o h e r ,
the executrix therein name<l, without giving
n surety mi her official l)ond.
•^011 arc hereby cited to appear at a Probate
( ourt. to lie held at Cambridge In said Countv (if Middlesex, on the twenty-second day of
.September, A. D. IOCS, at nine o'cIo<-k In the
forenoon, to show cause. If anyyou have, why,
the same should not be granted.
And said petitioner Is hereby directe<l to
give public noticeIhcrcof, bV puldlshlng this
citation once In each week, for three successive weeks. In Turner's Public Spirit, a new«papcr published In Ayer, the last publication
to h e one day, at Ic.ast, before said Court, and
by mailing postpaid, or delivering a copy of
this citation t o all known persons interested
In the estate, nevcn days nt least liefore said
Court.
.
'Witness, CHARi,fa J . MclN-nnE, Esquire,
F i r s t Jndgcof«ald Court, this twentv-sevcnth
d a y of Aagufit, In the yearone thousand nine
hundred and eight.
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humlred and eight.
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4, 8 a n d I 6 Candle Power, 2 0 c . $2 . 0 0 a Dozen 2 4 a n d 3 2 Candle Power, 2 5 c . each. THAT XEI(;illU)R OFFICE. H . B . T U R N E R , A V E R . MAS.S. ACROSS THK S T R E E T OF HENRY U r S S E U / S WH"AT"SIIE THIXKS "U.NKS Regular Flour W E SAY I T GOES T H E F A R T H E S T A N D M A K E S T H E B E S T B R E A D B U T DON'T T A K E O U R W O R D .FOR IT. ASK H E R . Harlow & p a r s o n s , Main S t , Ayer. Tel. 21-2 i AUTOBWQRAPHY OP A AUNUSCRIPT. COHKlnaL] I w a s born w h e n m y m o t h e r tfna n i n e t e e n y e a r s oltt H e r uncle, a mid-die a g e d m a n , b a d d o n e s o m e t h i n g In .a literary w a y , a n d I w a s t u r n e d over t o b l m b y m y mother's m o t h e r t o bo •looked over. H e took m e t o h i s s t u d y •and s a t d o w n w i t h me, first sharpeni n g h i s pencil w i t h w h i c h t o c u t m e In pieces, for I heard him s a y that m y mother k n e w nothing a b o u t w r i t i n g and he supposed "the t h i n g w a s . f u l l 'ot rhetorical blunders." 'When he beg a n to read me h e w o r e a bored look, but h e had read but one paragraph betore h i s expression changed. A s ho read o n h e forgot w h o h a d w r i t t e n mo, Jind w h e n he h a d flnished be e x claimed: "By thunder!" T h e n h e called my mother a n d h e r •mother Into hia study a n d a s k e d my mother: " W h e r e did y o u learn to write English correctly V" "At school." "School be hanged! There's somet h i n g else here that y o u didn't learn a t nil. It w a s born In you. Send your storj- o u t just a s It is. If It Is appreciated It will be accepted, but I don't believe It will be. It will corae back to y o u and Ueep coming back." T h e y took me a w n y , and t h e mother said to tho daughter: "Your uncle is sore because all his o w n manuscripts como back to him. Don't y o u believe him, m y dear. Your story will bo accepted, a n d you will g e t a good price for It." Xhe ne.xt d a y I w a s s e n t to t h e Globe P u b l i s h i n g compauy. I w a s turned over to a yo-jng fellow they called a weeder. H o looked over t h e manuscripts whicii caine In the morning's mail a n d out of tho lot picked ono. I heard h i m ui'jiition the author's name. I had hoard it often before. T h e rest of us wore put in e n v e l o p e s w i t h printed slips with the editor's n a m o to them, s a y i n g a f e w very nice things a n d thanki:]g our parents for sending us in. Then w e wore put a w a y for a w h i l e a n d -.vhen It w a s convenient •were s e n t back to where w e c a m e from. W h e n m y poor little m o t h e r s a w by t h e bulk of the package that I had been returned to hor the tears started In her e y e s . H e r uncle said: "I told y o u s o . I dou't bollevo t h e y read a line of It. H o w e v e r , I k n o w Simpson & Co. They've turned d o w n a lot o t my work, but perhaps they'll read this if I m a k e a personal r e q u e s t Let m e h a v e It tomorrow." T h e n e x t day h e took m e to Simpson & C o . a n d had a long talk a b o u t m e with t h e editor, w h o •nas very polite and promised to give m e h i s especial attention. After m y mother's uncle had g o n e a w a y the editor t o s s e d me to a wearj- looking m a n s i t t i n g a t a desk c o v e r e d w i t h manuscripts a n d said "Read that." It w a s t w o w e e k s before t h e tired looking m a n took mo up in m y turn, then ran over t w e n t y p a g e s of me in a s many seconds a n d w r o t e on m y w r a p p e r "Declined." And s o I w a a s e n t back again to my mother, w h o had hoped that her uncle's personal effort w o u l d iusufc success. She w a s nearly a s much disappointed a s a t first A n d s o I continued to go from ono pu b l i sh i n g liouse to another without acceptance. I-"inaiIy I attracted t h e attention of all intellectual looking editor, •n-ho wrote this criticism: If we wcr--! looking for literature 1 would rvcurr..-.-.-n'l the publication ot this book. But ;is -vo arc looking tor "best sellers" I woui.l decline It. Ilo'wevor, my mother g o t nothing but tho printed slip when I w a s returned, though It w a s couched In just a s polite terms a s t h e first. M e a n w h i l e a publisher told my mother that s h e would better write something "startling"—a trifle erotic, he sakl. .So innocent w a s s h e that s h e t h o u g h t iio s.iid erratic. S h o w e n t to •work a n d turued out my brother. Poor boy: H e w a s deformed In frame nnd Intellect from birth. Mother w a s very mucli a s h a m e d of hlni and •n-ouldn't a c k n o w l e d g e him by publishing h i m under her o w n name. B u t he w a s published under a nom d e plume and proved a second best seller. My mother continued t o g i v e me all her affection notwithstanding the fact that m y brother mado s o much inonoy for her. She w a s n o w delugo<l wltli rofiuosts for something from her "gifted pi-n." She sent mo ont once more, nnd I w a s accepted at onco. b u t s h e r c / u s c d to permit my publication under the n a m e which had been appended to m y crazy brother. T h e publishers would not Issue me unless s h e con.sentod to this. They offered her a largo s u m with thnt n a m e to me, but sho w a s obdurate, and s o I w a s obliged to remain In obscurity. Mother would write nothing more, and nt last, not m a k i n g nny money, which s b o needed, s h e wrote t h e publisher w h o hnd w a n t e d m e t h a t he could h a v e me to publish under her fictitious n a m o . H e w r o t e h e r In reply thnt t h o public h a d f o r g o t t e > h e r for. mer book, fhat t h e character of all fiction bod c h a n g e d a n d t h a t If he wore to publish m e under a p y n a m e w h a t e v e r be couldn't sell a t h o u s a n d copies. H o aijded, " l o u r first effort could only havo been sold a s by t h e author of a 'second b e s t s e l l e r . ' " And s o m y only opportunity p a s s e d w i t h o u t m y getting o u t i n t o t h o world. J l y uncle, w h o is n o w old nnd philosophic, s a y s t6at t h e s e " b e s t sellers" are a d e v e l o p m e n t llko "stars" o n t h e s t a g e . Other books, like other actors, m u s t r e m a i n In obscurity, 'for t h e public c a n o n l y bo attracted b y t h a t 'wblcb Is m o s t p r o m i n e n t I w o n d e r If any.jOf them k n o w . C O N S T A N C E -WILD. T h t Prig atid H U C«n». Ul t h e n n m b e r of t h e Tatler f o r O c t B, 1709, It Is observed that "a c a n e Is part or t h e dress of a prig*' (this, b y the w a y , s h o w s the erroneous notion prevalent t h a t "prlggisbness" Is a m o d e m word) "and a l w a y s w o m upon a button, f o r f e a r b e should be t h o u g h t \x h a v e a u occasion for It o r b e e s t e e m ed really a n d n o t genteelly a cripple." In t h e n u m b e r of Nov. 18 a rural ucjuirc In t o w n i s sketched w h o i s t h e prototype of o n e of t h e p a v e m e n t nultances: " H i s arms naturally s w u n g a t an unreasonable distance from h i s sides, which, w i t h t h e a d v a n t a g e of a cane that he brandished In a gjreat variety of irregular motions, m a d e i t unsafe for a n y o n e to walk w i t h i n several yards of him." A n d under date of Dec. 5 there is an* a m u s i n g sketch ot "a lively, fresh coloi'ed y o u n g man" w h o Was-among t h e applicants to Isaac Bickerstaft'8 conrt of censorship for license to u s e "canes, perspective glasses, snuffboxes, orange flower •n-aters a n d t h e like ornaments of life." T h i s y o u n g man h a d h i s cane hanging o n h i s fifth button a n d w a s "an Oxford scholar w h o w a s j u s t entered a t t h e temple." A Wedding Superstition. It h a s been considered unlucky to be married In May ever since t h e d a y s of Ovid, and those people w h o have spent their time In looking ap roots and reasons h a v e given w h a t they consider to be the origin of the superstition a s follows: In ancient R o m e there w a s held in May a festival called the Lemuria, or feast of t h e Lemuros, which w a s a ceremony in honor of the s p e e c h e s of departed souls. It became w i t h t h e R o m a n s w h a t w e should call "bad form" to have matrimonial f e a s t s a t the season of n solemn ritual, being no doubt thought to be nn insuU to the dead to marry a t such a time. From this a n u m b e r of stories g r e w of t h e revenge made by the outraged g h o s t s upon' t h o s e w h o dared to disregard them, a n d if anything unfortunate hap. pened to a couple w h o had been married In M a y It would, of course, have been put d o w n to retribution. So the tradition of ill luck arose, a n d Its Influence h a s lasted ever since, even to Dur time. For Sale in Ayer. T H R E E IDEAS. OP V A L U E . A two-family House of twelve rooms; rent, 817; good location; good-sized lot; plenty of fruit—apples, pears, cherrj- trees and grapes. Net price,$1»00. Very satlslactory terms
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He Conductsjt Service w i t h t h e Assistancej
The ric'ent dtiith of R e v . Osgood E.
Herrick'. In W a t e r t o w n , N. Y., recalls
a n l.-icldent during t h e civil war in
whicli he w a s c o n s p i c u o u s and which
a cor:..'3pondent of t h e National Tribune relates. Mr. Herrick w a s rector
of S- Paul's Episcopal church, K e y
WesFla., at t h e t i m e of t h e secession i:i 1S61. Many of t h e congregation .sympathized with t h e south and
endeavored to d i s s u a d e h i m from reading the usual prayer "for t h e president of the United S t a t e s and all In
civil authority," but w i t h o u t s u c c e s s .
FJniilly he w a s told t h a t h e would be
take;; from the c h a n c e l the n e x t , S u n day if he persisted In reading t h e
prayer.
Or. the Saturday p r e c e d i n g t h e U.
S. s'f.ip P a w n e e arrived in t h e harbor,
and her c o m m a n d e r , Capt. R o w a n ,
met Mr. Herrick, a n d w a s told ot t h e
t h n a t s that h a d b e e n made. T h e captain said: "Mr. .Herrick, t h e m a r i n e s
I have on m y ship a r e very pious, a n d
have had n o opportunity to attend
church for several m o n t h s , and would
You Probably Think It r« T w t n t y f o u r
Hours, but It Isn't.
Nine persons o u t o f ten—yes, 999 o a t .
T h e r e i s s o m e t h i n g to b e learned in of e v e r y 1,000—it asked h o w long I t
every house w e enter, s o m e valuable t a k e s t h e earth t o t s m once o n I t s
bit of Information t o be g l e a n e d from a x i s w o u l d a n s w e r twenty-four hours, .
nearly everybody w e m e e t . A t a musi- e n d t o t h e question. H o w many t l m ^
cal o n e day I w a s s e r v e d with Ice does it t u r n o n i t s a i d s lit t h e conrse
cream which w a s e n t i r e l y n e w to me, of t h e y e a r ? t h e a n s w e r w o u l d b e
and later I learned that It w a s tbe 3(35% t i m e s . B o t h a n s w e r s are w r o n g .
s a u c e which g a v e t h e t o u c h of orlg^
It requires but twenty-tliree hours
Inallty, a s t h e c r e a m w a s the old
and fifty-six minutes for tho earth t o
standby, vanilla.
premake o n e complete turn, a n d It m a k e s
serves, blueberries, w e r e poured over
86014 t u r n s during t h e year. T h e e r tbe cream, g i v i n g a n air of unfamlllariror springs from a wrong Idea of w h a t
ty to t h e stuff a n d Imparting a deis m e a n t by a day.
licious flavor. I h a v e u s e d the hint
The d a y Is not, a s Is commonly supto good advantage, s u b s t i t u t i n g raspberries, strawberries, pineapple, black- posed, t h e time required by t h e e a r t h
berries and p e a c h e s — p r e s e r v e d and to m a k e one turn o n Its axis, b u t t h e
fresh—for t h e blueberries, a n d on one Interval b e t w e e n t w o successive pas*
occasion
using
maple
sirup
with s a g e s of t h o ' s u n across t h e meridian—*
tbat Is t o s a y , the time which e l a p s e s
chopped nut m e a t s .
after t h e s u n Is s e e n exactly s o u t h i n
At another house I w a s Introduced its diurnal course through t h e h e a v e n s
to a milk sherbet, called "One, two, before i t i s a g a i n seen In that position.
three" sherbet by t h e h o s t e s s because
X o w , in consequence o t t h e earth's
It w a s easier to r e m e m b e r b y numerals. revolution in Its orbit or p a t h round
One quart of milk, t w o c u p s of sugar the s u n , t h e s u n h a s t h e appearance
and t h e juice of t h r e e l e m o n s w-ere o t m o v i n g very s l owl y In the h e a v e n s
poured into t h e freezer a n d c a m e out a in a direction from e a s t to w e s t A t
delicious dessert, d e s p i t e t h e tendency noon tomorrow the sim will be (i short
to curdle. The freezing s m o o t h e d the d i s t a n c e t o t h e c a s t o t t h e point in t h e
mixture.
h e a v e n s nt which It is seen a t noon
T h e best s t e w I e v e r a t e w a s called today, s o that w h e n the earth has
"Dutch," and baked In a bean pot. It mado o n e complete turn It will still
w a s made of t w o pounds of chuck have t o turn four minutes longer besteak, c u t In squares, o n e c a n of peas, fore t h e s u n can again be s e e n e x a c t l y
one-fourth cupful of soft bread crumbs, south.
one-half -can of t o m a t o e s , o n e carrot,
o n e onion, four c l o v e s , one-fourth cupful pearl tapioca, salt a n d pepper to
THE ANCIENT SPARTANS.
taste. This mixture w a s covered with
cold water and baked four or five They Flogged Men Who Grew T o o F « t
For Military Service.
j i o u r s In t h e oven, c l o s e l y covered all
the time. It Is a w h o l e meal In Itself,
A m o n g t h e ancient Spartans everyand quite' good e n o u g h for a company t h i n g w a s considered secondary t o mild Ish.—Exchange.
itary efficiency, a n d w i t h a v i e w t o s e curing this t h e boys a n d m e n w e r e b y
l a w k e p t In a continual state o t "trainN E W F A B R I C FOR S K I R T S .
ing." N o deformed child w a s a l l o w e d
Popllnette Largely Takes Place ot to live. B o y s were taken from their
h o m e s a n d subjected to military reguLinen and LJnen Duck.
lations a t the a g e o t seven. T h e y w e r o
T h e r e Is a fabric called -popllnette compelled to w e a r the s a m e single garby s o m e , and c o t t o n e t t e by others, ment w i n t e r and summer. A t t w e n t y
w h i c h h a s to s o m e e x t e n t taken the t h e y joined the ranks and from t h a t
place of all linen a n d linen duck for age till they reached s i x t y w e r e required to dine a t the public tables,
w a s h skirts.
It haa a fine cord In it t h a t reminds w h e r e o n l y a certain quantity w a s supo n e o t pique, but i t i s n o t nearly s o plied for each m a n . T h e magistrates
h e a v y a n d unwieldy. It Is c h e a p e r than interfered i n absurdly small matters
m o s t of t h e fabrics for w a s h w h i t e T h e y regulated t h e degree of fatness t o
skirts, a n d it s e r v e s t w o s e a s o n s of which It w a s lawful for a n y citizen t o
e x t e n d h i s body.
c o n s t a n t tubbing.
T h o s e w h o dared t o grow too f a t or
It Is n o t e x p e n s i v e . It i s m a d e up
by t h e popular tetf gored c i r c u l a r model too soft for military service a n d exerbuttoned straight d o w n
t h e front. cise w e r e s o m e t i m e s soundly flogged.
W o m e n w h o do n o t w i s h t o g o t o the Aellan i n h i s history relates that
trouble of pressing a w h i t e linen skirt Nauclls, s o n of Polytus, w a s brought
after e v e r y wearing a r e q u i t e delight- before t h e ephors (magistrates) a n d t h e
ed w i t h this good-looking c o t t o n fabric •whole a s s e m b l y of Sparta, a n d "his unlawful fatness" w a s publicly exposed,
that d o e s n o t e a s i l y crush.
It i s also being used for children's and he w a s threatened \flth perpetual
every-day slips. It m a k e s excellent b a n i s h m e n t if h e did n o t bring h i s
blouse s u i t s for s m a l l b o y s . T h e model body w i t h i n t h e regular Spartan comIs t h e e n v e l o p e o n e n o w popular for a pass a n d give up t h e culpable mode
of living, w h i c h w a s declared t o b e
good many garments.
T h i s buttons d o w n e a c h shoulder, more worthy of a n Ionian th&n. a
and n o w h e r e e l s e . It h a s a plait down Spartan.
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Towed by a Halibut.
Boston via Xorth Billerica, .');2.) a.m., and
About t h e mouths of the s t r e a m s on every (JO minutes until 9.2.') p.m. (Saturdays'every
30 minutes from l'i.2.'> p.m. unwhich salmon camps are situated tho
til 9,.').'j p.m,) Return, leave Sullivan Square
Indian dogs and children a m u s e them- 0.32 a,ui., and everj- (iO minutes until 9.32 p.
The Marines W e r e Very Pious,
s e l v e s catching tho fish. Some of tho in. (Saturtlays every 30 minutes from 11.32
youngsters are so small that after they a.m. until 9,32 p,m.)
Lawrence, .'i.l.'), 6.1'). 0.40 a.m.. and every only be too glad to a t t e n d t h e service?
have succeeded In cornering a flsh
30 minutes until 10.40 p.m. Iteturn, leave
tho combined efforts of the party are Lawrence. 5.20. G.IO, b.50 a.m.. and everv 30 to-morrow If y o u h a v e s o m e v a c a n t
front pews."
often required to dispatch It a n d carry minute.s until 10..'')0 p.m.
The n e x t day, just before t h e comXorth^ Chelmsford via Miikllesex Street,
It to camp. I have watched dogs m n ning about in a rift snapping a t t h e 5 1)<, COO, 0.30, 0.55, 7.03 a.m., and even- 13 m e n c e m e n t of t h e s e r v i c e , In m a r c h e d
minutes until 11.33 p.m. Uetum. leave'Xo- 30 or 40 m a r i n e s , s t a c k e d their a r m s
salmon and apparently having t h e t i m e Chelmsford, 5.30, 5..53, ii.SO, 0.57, 7.1S a.m.,
of their lives.
and ever\-15 minutes until 11.03 p.m., then In front of t h e chancel and took t h e
front s e a t s that had been reserved.
One of tho most amusing s i g h t s that 11.4Sp.m.
Xashua, 0.30 a.m., and everv Wj minutes
I s a w cluring m y stay In A l a s k a w a s until 10.30 p.m. (Saturdavs everv 30 min- When t h e prayer for the p r e s i d e n t
t w o Indian boys being towed about utes from 12.30 p.m. until" 10.;30 p.m.) Ue- was read they all responded w i t h a
the harbor a t Kadlak by a huge hall- tum, leave Xashua 0.20 a.m., and everv CO hearty "Amen."
niinutes until I0.-20 p.m. (Saturdavs, everv
There w a s no a t t e m p t made to rebut t h e y had j u s t hooked. TTtterly un- 30
minutes from l.'JO p.m. until 10..')b p.m.) '
fible to land t h e flsh, they had fastened
Tyngsboro via Middlesex St.. 5.1,-i, 6.00 G..55 mcve t h e rector on that Sunday or at
t h e line to t h e stern of the boat, and 7.IS a.m., and everv 30 minutes until 9.4S p. any other time, a s a large army and
while t h e y pulled with all theirs m i g h t m. Return, leave Tyngsboro,3.40,fl.-20,0..3T, naval force w a s s t at i one d at that port,
7.33 a. m.. and everv 30 minutes until 9.33 p. being t h e rendezvous of the South At- t h e center, back a n d front, and the
each one a t a n oar, they rallied each m.. 10.33 p.m.
lantic and Gulf squadrons and an Im- under a r m s e a m s a r e a l m o s t straight.
other for not exerting more strength
THOM.KS L E E S , Supt.
portant strategic point for coal and For little girls' slips It Is made up In
and shouted loudly for help.
Finally
supplies and the only southern port the s a m e fashion, but c u t o u t at the
an Indian put out In a boat, a n d t h e
held by t h e United S t a t e s all through neck.
fish w a s landed.-—Forest and Stream.
At t h e e d g e s there are bauds of finethe w-ar.
Shortly after tho war, In conslderf- ly figured chintz or calico.
Bewildering France.
First car leaves Lowell for .\ver at 3.33 a.
There are In France t w o Bordeaux, m.. ai}d hourlv thereafter until' ^L.-ja p, m. tion of h i s loyalty l o h i s country an.l
LINEN COSTUME.
the one In t h e Gironde and a tiny place ( onneitini.' at S'orth Chelmsford on the hour. through the influence o t his triends ia
in the Lolret.
There are t w o T o n - Tyni'slioro and Xorth Chelm-ford cars make •he army and navy, h e w a s appointed
connections.
:rmy chaplain and stationed at Fo.-t
louses, t h e old town In the H a u t e Kir.-t car leiive^'.Vyer for Xorth Chelmsfonl Warren, In Boston harbor, for several
Garonne a n d Toulouse du Jura, a vil- at <; a. m.
• •-'*'
lage w i t h COO Inhabitants, near Lons-leCars arrive at Aver 4ii minutes after the years, and will be favorably remembered by many Bostonians of that
Saunier. There Is Tours In Touralne, hour und leave on tlie honr till 10 p. m.
Kirst car leave- Xorth Chelmsfonl for Aver period. H e w a s afterward transferred
Balzac's Tours In the Indre-et-Lolre
at li u. m.
to F o r t r e s s Monroe, where h e reand Tours, a village In Savoy, near
Car- arrive at Xorth ( helia-fonl 40 min.
.VIbertvllle. There are seven St. Cyrs. utes after the hour and leave on the hour till mained until h i s resignation a few
years ago. H e then returned to his
simple S t Cyrs, that Is. and t w e n t y - U p.m.
Suniiay-. one hour later each terminus.
old homo in W a t e r t o w n . X. \'.. where
four w i t h ' s o m e t h i n g tacked on to
Fir-t car leaves Xorth (.helmsfonl at 0..30 he spent h i s r e m a i n i n g vears
them; s e v e n S t Denises a n d forty- a. m.. runniUL' to Hrookside only. Uetuniseven witli some addition, fourteen S t ini'. Iea\in;_' lirook-ide at (i.23a.in.; branch
S o r m a i n s and 114 with s o m e t h i n g connection (i.:).') a. ni.. rnnninu' throuL'h to
A SOLDIER'S MISTAKE.
Westfonl Center: leavinir We-tford Center
lacked on.
ut 7 :i. ni.. uml hourlv thereafter to Ui.i'i ]<.
m. Hourly, leaving' Xorth Chelmsfonl from Charged
the Enemy
When
He
s.ii:! u. in. till Ki.iio p. m.
Great Lovers of Water.
Thought He Was Fleeing to Rear.
The rimnini: time from .\yer to North
The S i a m e s e are more devoted to the Chelmsfonl is forty minute-. .Vt Lowell conwater than a n y other nation In the nections mav lie made for Boston, Lawrence.
"When tho flrst call came tor troop:;
world. They are nearly a l w a y s bath- Sulein anil all adj.-icent point-.
In 1S61," said a mi,-niber of a Gran!'.
ing, generally with their clothes on,
Army post, "I heard of it at t h e viland they never go a n y w h e r e by land
lage post office ir. my town, and. t u n •
if they c a n possibly go by water. The
THROUGH TRAIX SERVICE
ing around to a m a n I had knov,-::
streets of Bangkok nre like those of
IX EFFECi;.IUXlC^2-.', 1907.
since boyhood. 1 said:
Venice, nnd the inhabitants s a y t h a t
TRAINS I.EAVK AVER
" ' W e l l , J i m . shall w e g o ? '
their Idea of paradise would be a t o w n Chicaj;!)—tl0.2fi, {lO^-Jfi a. m.. 'l.."/). •3.03,
" 'Sure,' he replied, and 24 hour"
t7-23. ]). m.
w i t h c a n a l s where there •n-ere currents
:ater w e w e r e off. .Jim w a s m y coir.in both directions, so that they might St. Louis—:i0.2(!. ('U^.-Ui a . m . . 'L.-Vi, '3.03,
l a d e and bunkle for three years, a n l
t7.-23p. m.
bo spared t h e effort of rowing.
ilontreal—}S.ft3, ts..-,5. !10.27a. in.. tl2.00m., c a m e home to be kicked in t h e sto:-.!iO.'iO. 17.3.3. ts.'20. }•*..').-< p.m.
ach by a mule. After w e had bS'^n
Buiralo—•; 12.47. tl0.-2(i, ilO.tit; a. m.. 'LSO,
in s e r v i c e t w o years tve were h a v i n g
The Sorrow of It,
•3.03, t7.23 p. m.
"It's too bnd." observed the man w h o Clinton, Oakdale. Worcester-A) 12.iiT. *3.17. a scrap with tho e n e m y one day. w V . n
§x.0.3.
T.
^.
O
O.
-tO.U
a.
m.,
t
I2..31I.
;3.:i:.
t-|.3-\
all of a sudden .Iim jumps out of l^e
fcemod to be thinking aloud.
t(>.14. tS.09 p. m.
n
"What's too bnd?" queried the party repi>erell and Xashua—ii'-J.ll. }s.n3.-ts.nT lanks and goes charpinc dowr.
He w a s ye, ;i d
who hnd overheard the observation.
tS..")3, tIO.27 a. m..tl2..33.t3..-i.-|. til.13. :(l.->(! 3.000 m e n all alone.
at to c o m e back, hut he didn't s~. at
t7..^'). p. m.
"That onr neighbors a l w a y s know
Some of us got the Idea u.il
when w e h a v e fried onions for supper, Bochester, Portland—'2.41. ts..')3 a. m.. t3.3.'i to hear.
p. Ul.
T h e corselet skirt of this c o s t u m e Is
but never g e t next when w e havo (iruniteville, Lowell. Boston — tO..')3 Js.l3 an order had boen given to advaU'-e,
trimmed with three shaped
flounces,
and
wo
took
after
.Iim,
and
In
a
m
nftrawberrlos nnd Ice cream," explained
s.l'i a. m., tl2..Vi, tC>.20 p. m.
South Lawrence—fS.W a. m., tl2..'>0, t<).20 ute the whole r e g i m e n t w a s chargii g machine stitched three t i m e s at the
the noisy thinker.—Chicago N e w s .
p. ni.
It w a s such an unexpected movo that e d g e ; a band of linen of a difterent
Boston (via Fitch. Div.)—•3.46, t(1.23. •Ki.37, the e n e m y broke and gigged bai.k, color h e a d s the
flounces.
T h e little
t7..V). }S.03, tS.10.tS.30.-tfl.IO, }9.3S. •11.32,
The Weather,
coat h a s a shaped strap'of linen round
a.m.. tI2.49, tl.57, t2.49, n.3.\ t4.2ll. M.4(l, and ,Ilm w a s made a s e r g e a n t for i,is
"Do y o u think there is nny reliable
tho edge, and Is trimmed w i t h buttons
bravery.
•3..38, tfi.ll, tC.22, }6.47, •7..'?2. t9.07 p.m.
way of foretelling the weather?"
c o v e r e d with t h e s a m e ; It Is open In
Waltham —1<1.23, t(!.57, {8-05. tS.lfl, tO.in,
"He
heen
h
o
m
e
a
year
w
h
e
n
"•i'ep," answered Farmer Corntos{9.3<,^11.32a. m.,tI2.49, tl.iS7.t3..X'>. t4.29.
front, and s h o w s a w h i t e lawn skirt,
,•4.46, f6.ll. 10.22, jO.47, •7.32, t9.07 p. m. he died. I w a s called to h i s bedside
tei. "Jes' think of the kind yon don't
that Is w-orn with a linen collar and
Fiichburg—^12.47,
t5..3S,
t8-0S.t9.14,
tIO.->(i.
when
he
k
n
e
w
that
h
e
w
a
s
going.
want and then prophesy It"—Washsilk t i e . T h e s l e e v e s are g a t h e r e d into
(10.31..<10.3rt,«10.41 a.m., 112.00 m.,tI2..-).3.
ington Star.
•1.30. f3.32. t,^,^3, t3.48. •.3.a3, tO.10. 6.23. The other folks all left t h e room ,at d e e p bands below t h e e l b o w s . Panama
i.ls
order,
and
then
h
e
said
to
m
e
:
!7.13. 17.23, tS.20. {,S..38,KM0.3n p.m.
hat, trimmed with ribbon a n d bunches
Milfonl—19.13 a. m., tl2:4.<i. tO.IO p.m.
"'Tom, do you r e m e m b e r , that time
Full of It,
of cherries. •
(JreenvUle—tO.lS a. m., tl2..33. ,>3.a'). trt.l3 1 charged 3,000 m e n all by m y s e l f ? '
Mrs. Cnferby—In n short time n o w
p. m.
" 'Of course, and It w a s a brave
w e will d o all our hcnting by alcohol. Gardner, Athol, Greenfield —^12.47. t3..3s.
Massage R e f r e s h e s N e r v e s .
tS.OS, tlO.26. 110.31. M0.36, a . m . . 'I2..'i3, thing to do.'
Cater by—That's good. All we'll hnve
Nothing so speedily eliminates the
•L.'W, •3.0.3, tO.lO. t7,2.3 p. m.
"
'Xothing
of
the
kind,
T
o
m
.
D
o
to d o will be to connect your Uncle Shelbume Falls, Xorth Adams, Wllliamfeeling of fatigue a s m a s s a g e .
Skill,
vou know w h y 1 did It?'
Jake to t h e furnace and range.—LIfo.
town—712.47. t5..'>8. (.S.O'*. [10.26. Mii.:'.ii
fully done. It'will work w o n d e r s o n t h e
" 'Out of bravery.'
a. m., t]2,55.»l.,30,»5.03. 17.'25 p. m.
Trov, Albanv—T12.47. t3..3S, t.S.OS. nn.'.'i;.
" 'That's all guff. I w a s scared o u t skin, s m o o t h i n g 6ut, w r i n k l e s a n d fillFooliah Queition.
}10.30'n. m..-tl2A3, •1.30. •3.03 p. m.
of my boots that d a y and bolted, a n d ing In hollows of t h e c h e e k s and'
"Why, m y boy. "(lid you fall In that Rotterdam ,Ict.—'LSO, •3.03, t7.23 p. m.
throat. • T h e a v e r a g e s k i n n e e d s . a
•Dally. fDally, except Sundav. ^Duih. tho fun of t h e thing w a s thdt J g o t thorough m a s s a g e o n c e a m o n t h and
open coal hole?"
"No; course not. I w u z In here, an' except Mondav. {Sundav onlv.' .tF.Mci'i all turned around and bolted towards t h e d r y s k i n should
be massaged
Oakdale. nXafihiia only.
'he e n e m y Instead of our rear. Tonj,
t h e y built a pavement over me."—IlDetailed Information nnd time-talilcs m.iv I'm g o i n g t o my long home, and I oftener than that, w e e k l y , i n fact, for
lnstrated Bits. '
be obtained nt ticket ofHccs.
t h e oil of t h e c r e a m will .work Into
D. J. F L A N D E R S ,
C . M, B I R T .
I want y o u t o kneel down in the 'later
Pitfa. Tmf. Mgr.
Gen. I'a-s. Agt. | patch to-m'orroV and tell the Lord Jugt tho s k l n ^ n d ' t a k e t h e p l a c e of t h o
B y the streets of "by and by" orie
natural oU which
i s ' lacking^ T h e
ARG.i\IX.—A good Graphophone: near. | how U was.'".
arrives a t t h e Rou.se of "never."—Cerskillful manipulation of a c l e v e r m a s
ly nc^\, and liftV good records f r
vantes
'-•use •will be found a m ^ l n g l y so<)th
T h o picture p o s t c a r d cra7e is dl
^cry cheipforc'L'ih ( alien •>! *- Kii!~iii\ '
I"; t o a nervons m e n t a l condition
offlce o f ! ( , S Turner, .V)cr
I
•shlpg In E n g l a n d
Lowell and Fitchburg St.
Railway Co. -
B
i^
'i*-fi,
WHAT IS A DAY?
Picked U p by t h e - E x e r c i s e
of O b s e r v a t i o n .
)„i!:,
$V5 ' -'-''1 "a Clock and Watoh Freaks. "A w a t c h Isn't e x a c t l y dirty w h e n ft requires cleaning," s a y s a watchmaker. "It m a y need cleaning w h e n i t hasn't e v e n been worn. "A c o m m o n cause of this Is t h a t t b e oil In t h e works h a s dried up a n d become sticky, causing t h e w a t c h to g o s l o w or e v e n to stop. In this c a s e It not only w a n t s cleaning, but also t h e addition of fresh oil. "The b e s t oil for this purpose Is obtained from t h e Jawbone o t a porpoise or kindred fish. Many w a t c h m a k e r s mix their o w n oil from various kinds. "Clocks a l s o stop for no a p p a r e n t reason.' During- a thtmderstorm, f o r instance, a clock m a y stop, only r e s u m ing work w h e n minutes, d a y s o r e v e n w(3eks h a v e p a s s e d "Thunderstorms, again, b a v e be^nre--^ sponsible for the restarting o f o l d clocks w b l c h have apparently retired a l t o g e t h e r from active service."—London A n s w e r s . Brides and W e t Weather. A Breton bride rather likes t o h a v e a w e t w e d d i n g . It Is held to signify t h a t nil her tears are n o w s h e d a n d t h a t s h e will therefore have a happy married life. I k n o w of n o similar belief In t h e British isles. T h e Erzo of Simbirsk call t h e d a y before t h e w e d d i n g tho w e e p i n g d a y . a n d t h e bride a n d her girl friends w e e p i all t h e y c a n , w i t h t h e Idea, It wotild seem, ^f g e t t i n g t h e m o n n U n g of life o v e r s o t h a t only J o y m a y remain. T h e B a d a g a s of t t e ^'e^gher^^es_a^ tain t h e s a m e e n d b y s e n s i n g tfie bride •with w a t e r . S o m e Greek tribes b a r e a similar belief in . t h e virtue o t a d r e n c h i n g bringing good fortune. • ' T h e Omnipresent Rose. E v e r y continent on t b e globe, w i t h tho exception of Australia, produces w i l d roses. There c a n bo little doubt" that t h e rose i s ono of t h e oldest flow- ' ers In t h e world, perhaps g r o w n ttota the w i n d b l o w n s e e d s i n paradise. . I n E g y p t i t Is 'depicted o n ntfmbers. o f sarly b a s - r e l i e f s , ' d a t i n g from 3000 t o 8500 B . C. Rosewater, o r t b e e s s e n c e 6 f rOsos, Is mentioned, b y H o m e r , l n 'the "Iliad," a n d t h e flower-Is s p o k e n of In tho P r o v e r b s b t S o l o m o t L Truthful Chofly.' "Choliy.. h a v e y o u - e v e r loved bcfore?:' " M y d e a r girl, I wUl b e h o n e s t ' w i t h you. , I h a v e b e e n e n g a g e d s o tnany t i m e s tha^t m y ex-flancccs have perf e c t e d a n brgajllzatlbu a n d adopted a y e l U ' ^ S t Pftul Pioneer P r e s s . . - Mutt Have BMn • Prixe. "Bnt how .cbijia you teU, darUng. that I bi^d.never .proposed to any otber g i t i r •y.. •'•:'' "Beciase yon were not omrrlcd," , ' she murmured^ rapttironsly and admlr'" ', Ingly.—Jodge. . V < ' tyu * i > ^^^Hi^^i^fe-• iiiTiiifiiiiffiitfariii'iKi^BS^^'j^'I-^" '-v' ' , ' ' • ' '";,'z- ".' -•?''•-'•'•'•'-- ' - - ^ . " . i ' . ' " .-•-•'- '^- '•''' ' . • ' " . " • " • ' . • ' . - ' - . • " . ' • ' ' , t * ; ' . • ' ' ' ; • ' • ' • ' ' • ' ' " ' . ' : ' - • ' , '• • ' - ; ' l l . ' v ' , ' • " " ' :• ' . . • - ' ' - . ' . • - • V ' '''..'T''''7.'\*i:^rflKyt ' • ,•'•'.'•'.••• • -.J. T - ' . ^ ' " ' ' • • • ' • • ' . • • y - : . ' y - ' . . . y ^ ' ' ' ' .7- • . • • ^ ' .. : . .','••'.'•'••••••••:•, . ^ \ • •'.•.,••' . _ . . . . . . . . . . iXX Al>yERTI|B£MEKTfi',APPEAR iK* Al.L Mrs. Geo! L. Moisod and her-twt^ youngDeath bas agaiii.^«nwre<J:Our> village, young colt he was drt^vipg a.}ietkl\ier\ng est children areivisitlng in'Matrchister, N. reaping this time not t h ( " bearded grain," sense of freedom. He sPraiig'for'home THK IfiSE PAPERS WE PtjBusH. BOOD-pOSIlioi^ GIVEN,'EVERY ADVKR- H. Hei aunt, Mrs. >iarilrBruce bf Charl- but one of the "flowAs that grow be- on tbe dead run, and as Mrl Stiles had.no ton, is housekeeping for Mrs. Moison dur- tween.'' Elma Louise, \nfant daughter of means of controlling him he attempted to TiajtiJPINT. ing her absence. Roscoe and Edith (Brown)'Ferdon, died slide out of the rear of the gig. . In doing We have over 10,000 readers every week. Mrs. Robert Forbes entertained her sis- suddenly on Wednesday morning of heart so be became entangled in the reins and . T U R N E R 2Srsor:? The date with your name Is stamped on teit, Mrs. C. E. Whitcomb, and son from disease. Its death was, perhaps, not en- was dragged a few rods, sustaining severe dM mugis siisws to wbut time your tub- Sharon for a week, Mr. WhiCcpn^b joining tirely unexpected, as the Ijttle one has sprains and contusions on his right leg, Itrlptlon Is paid, and serves as a continuoui never seemed quite strong,'but it is, never- whicb vas broken some years ago; Mrs. them for Sattu-day and Sunday. teeeipt. theless, a great sorrow and disapp^ntment Rowley was in the neighborhood and cared ' The story is going the ro.undsjbat the -f^nils paper is entered at the po8tofli(» as diver who has worked at tl^e . n ^ Ibfidg^ tothe young parents,.for>whom there is for him until the later arrival of the larger neond class matter. team containing bis force of apple pickers much sympathy, . , • "TOHK H. TCRKER, PUBLISHER AND PEO- during tbe past summer bas bad r^cenuy The c. E. conventiM^fVUje Nashua from tbe farm. He was lifted to the wagon over a hundred dollars stolen from him. PRIETOR. and carried to his home, where he is an.\Mrs. Adeliza Turner was over from River union will be h&^HJfi^est Groton iously hoping for (juick recovery to attend SATCRDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1908. on LaLior Day, SeptjKSTT^SSb principle Still River last week for 'a visit to Mrs. addresses of the dayi'^al'lie'^^nby Geo. to bis pressing commission business. E. A. Barrows. ' <, QROXONT. The colt made good time coming home E. Copeland of Woi^stei^alllt^O a. m., Misses Elsa and Marguprite Sprague, and Rev. J. P. Trowbridge, piiitor ofthe and would have passed into tbe hotel stable FROM tbe Toronto Mail snd Empire of daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Horace Sprague Union cburch io W«st Groton, a t 3:00 p. all right, but a traveller's team was in tb« August 24: A ([uiet wedding was solemlz- of Allston, are visiting relatives io 'West m. on '* Dailyscrengtb; itspec.qliar value." doorway, which stripped the colt of his ed at'St. Thomas' church, Saturday, Aug. Groton. Dinner will be served iii Squannacook hall, harness. The bit was steel, with rawhide 22, when Dr. Arthur Goss Kilbourn of Mrs. Alva Wright has been ill during and judging from past like events we do covering, and when broken was found to Groton,'Ma3s.i was/taarrled to Geoi^ina not hesitate to predict that it will prove bave a defective strain rtinnlng through it. Carolina Rogers, daughter of the late Geo. the week with bronchitis. The case has both abundant and appetizing. Friends near the place of accident kindly Charles Hogers of Peterborough, and of. been closely watched by a physician. A t telephoned Mrs. Stiles to relieve her of Mrs. Rogers, 6 Washinzton avenue. Rev, this time of writing Mrs. Wright is more an.Kiety she would naturally feel when tbe PEF-PEREJIvL.. C. Ensof Sharp, rector of the, church, comfortable. colt came home without his master. Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Erving of Charapofficiated, and Evan H. McLean, brotherCENTRE.—The annual picnic of Pruin-law of the bride, gave her aiyay. There ney--su returned Monday from their vaca- dence Wright chapter, D.A.R., was given NEWS ITE.MS.—Every child and parent were no attendants. The bride wore a tion' spent at Intervale, N. H. on Wednesday, Sept. 2, in the grove at in town knows that school begins Tuesday, gray clotb traveliog suit, with hat to match. The score in the game last Saturday be- Mt. Lebanon. Jt was largely' attended Sept. 8. But we all like to see io print There was no reception, the bride and tween the Pilgrims and Indians was 13 to and was a most enjoyable occasion. Miss many things that we already know. This bridegroom, driving direct to the wharf, 4 in favor of the Pilgrims. Angie Marie Jordan and Miss Brown of is the force for the beginning of the school where they took me boat for Niagara. Oaklawn, R. 1,, are sojourning in the Ap- year 1908-09: After a short honeymoon Dr. and Mrs. John |[L Hynes takes James Haley's pleton cottage for tbe open-air treatment, High school—Frank E. B; iriggx, principal; plflce as janitor of the town hall and in Kilbourn will return to town before going let asst., illss Maude MItche. __,. heTl;, 2d, Mrs. M by which they have been greatly benefited. J. the care of the street lamps. Kcese. Union Bchool—grades 1 and to their home in Groton. •' Mr. Appleton has done mucb to add, to Anna JLJ'\Voodburv; grades 3 and 4, Kdith Charles B. Eddy, engineer at the Grothe beauty of the grove by planting flover (J. Sargent; grades 5 and B, Alice M. Barker; ERNEST C. WILLARD, lately filling' a ton Water Co.'s pomping station, is tak- plqts^; • jiiijiottage is a very convenient graaes 7 and S, iSHJIy G. Brown. West disposition as ct^vil engineer with the Metro- ing'fiis annua^vacation. and preityplace for an abode. He has irret^grades I, ji'andS, Lora Barnes; grades ^ h e meinbers'of G. H.Bockwood'sfam- also a well of excellent water, sixty feet 4, 5 and 6, Ali'bie McXIfl'. Supervisors— politan park commission of greater BosMrs.-Adal,. Webber; drawing, \V. — -ton;- has just acceptcd-a position-as-chril- •iiy who have heen -earnping out have re- deep, and elevateH o'utlooks into t'he sur- music, Lorlng Adams, Saxonville. -. ens^peer- audi dr«ng£tsmsn with the city turned. rounding cpifntw;.„ , The gipsy tent was Labor'day 'Prbfj Geo. A. Barton will sewerage commissioners bf'iMt^sVille, |vVJ >he Pilgrims and in(ri»ns''are to have, -well patromzed'for' palmistry, addisig quite address tlie Littletbb'-Historical society on A large iumir^chla^ Up ifitp g'everal.nul- their third game, this Saturday afternoon' a sum to the.funds of the order thereby. "Hills and valleys," at an out-of-door lions nas been appropriated for this sewprr on..Shumway field. Hon. George Greenhalge's family- re- meeting. The society and all interested a ^ system. Boston 'expei-fs knowing Degoiy W. H. Sawyer of Winchendon are invited to meet at the Littleton railturned last Sunday to their home in Pawyoung Mr. Willard's ability and experience is expected to be present at the next meetway station at 3.15 p.m., and drive to gave him the opportunity' in this'large ing of Groton grange, Tuesday evening, tucket, R. L, going in their automobile. work. Mr. 'Willard is a graduate of Gro- Sept. 8, when the third and fourth degrees The woman's club was entertained on Brown's hill, Pingryville. ton high school, class of 1904. Besides a will be worked on a class of five. Monday by Miss Smith, one of the ladies The Nahum Whitcombs entertained over subsequent year's scbcpling elsewhere, he who have made their home at G. Dana Sunday Mrs. Harry Hill and two daughR. H. Goode has been engaged as phy- Bancroft's place this season. The subject ters of Allston. Mr. Whitcomb has enhas kept perseveringly and industriously at his studies while at other work. Not sical director and teacher of athletics at was birds. gaged the Shafter camp at Forge pond, quite twenty-one years old, this record Lawrence academy. Mr.'Gocide is a gradMrs. Kellogg of Arlington is a guest of near the J. W. Ireland place, for a portion seems a remarkably fine one for so young uate of Somerville high school and Dartof next season. Plans are being laid for a man. Coming to Groton a few days ago mouth college. He has 'had practical ex- her sister, Mrs. Henry A. Wright. new cottages another year. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wright, Mrs. John for a,goodbye, visit, to his-foster mother perience-in-football, baseh^l and gymnasC. E. Whiting left for Falmouth tbis and.aunt, Mrs. William Souther and her tic work and will be a Valuable man for 0 . Bennett and Mr. and Mrs. Edward L. week, where'a week's stay will be made, family, Mr. Willard left Wednesday for this department. Mr. GooJe has taught Tarbell are at York beach for an outing. Boston, going thence immediately to Louis- one year' in Porto Rico,' speaks German V. Mrs. Oliver Richardson of Boston is a this concluding a two months' vacation. and Spanish,' and will have charge of Ger- guest at the Richardson farm. Mrs. Harry Leeds of Arlington was the ville to his new position. recent guest of her sister. Miss Marshall. -11—^__ i--^ .1 I f man at the academy. Miss Emma Blake's birthday was celeMOTHS.—The pear, plnm',—appfe-'and The E. J. Whitneys moved this week-to A,ue. ;28 at tbe Appleton. cottage THE NEW BRIDGE over the Nashua brated some other trees are loaded with browntheir pleasant new home ne.xt to the town on,Mt. Lebanon. • ,, , river between Groton and Pepperell, near hall in Westford. tail motji8'„nests. The apple trees espeMts. John O. Parker and Miss 'Helen, cially ^}c^, as though a nre had passed the mill of tbe Nashua River Paper Co., .-•• The Heywood Hartwell's leave their former residents on Heald-st-riiow in Kalformerly Hollingsworth papermill, is fin! oyer their tops, so brown is the foliage. Mich., have been recent visitors ^mmerbome, "The pines," Sept. 8, Either there are more of these pests than ished, and if nothing unexpected happens atnazpo, in.^^n. Everybody began to look out for an exwe have had before, or the season comipg will be operi.tb the public fqr travel at the -J Miss Miriam Thrall bas been a recent tra padlock when the story went about earlier they have eaten longer iand farther close of this weektbat George Yapp had had a gopd team It is npw' some few weeks less thaiLia p e | t , qf Miss Mae Merriam. She has out on the leaves of the twigs, and so their presence shows more. If anyone will ex- year a^b since the work of building this been appointed teacher of mathematics in horse with the harness all on stcijen from bis stable during his absence, ri^ht in amine he will find they have already been .bridge commenced, and it has been car- Redfield college. North Dakota. broad daylight. After several hours' search making their winter nests, and soon about' •ried steadily on with a few, intemlissions Miss 'WTiittier of Providence, R. J., a the animal was found in a hollow in the 250 of them, one-quarter grown, wi^l crawl and a longer vacation last January. relative of the poet, has been taking open- orchard where Ije had become entangled into each nest, close the exit ^ 1 ^ and reA visit to this structure gives to a per- aur treatment at tbe S. P, Shattuck lArm tire for the winter, but will come out alive son ignorant of such work but a faint idea on Park-st, for tuberculosis, by which she in the harness and fallen down. X'o seriand hungry for their work on the buds and of tbe amount of hard work, skill and has been greatly benefited. She attended ous injury was done except from the senseless threshing about tbat a horse always leaves next spring, it not destroyed. money e.xpended in its construction. It the picnic of Wednesday. indulges in when in an uncomfortable pois built of reinforced concrete and presents The former parishioners of Rev. A- H. sition. XEWS IIEMS.—George Lee Bixby and a solid appearance, strong and substantial IF YOU WANT YOUK MAGAsister Irene returned home last Sunday enough fora century's wear. The length Wbeelock of Marlboro enjoyed a meeting Miss Marion Sanderson has been with ZINES BOUND, BOOKS TO B E with him last Sunday. The evening serfrom the abutinents on each side is 105 afternoon with the others of the party who friends in Maiden and Allston the past two RE-BOUXD, OR REPAIRIXG TO have been having a fine time in Xova feet. There is a steel railing to be placed vice was very helpful. His e.xhortstion'' weeks, visiting witb her uncle, Alvin running on each side at the top of the was especially uplifting to the young peo- Hutchinson's family of Los Angeles, Cal., BE DOXE, BRING THEM TO PUBLIC SPIRIT OFFICE, AY'ER, PRICES Scotia. ple. :. who arie spending the season at tlie east. REASONABLE, GOOD WORK GUARAXTEED: The Unitarian church opens for ser- concrete -work for a safeguard to those crossing. There was a light frost on Friday mornvices Snnday, Sept. 6. Tbe small boys are using up some of Miss Marion W, Flagg returned from planning a trip to the Thousand Islands The approximate cost of the bridge is ing, -Aug. 28. their surplus energy before schools begin. Mrs. E. M. Harris of Fitchburg recent829,000. This cost is more than was at Rev. Mr. Durgin of the Methodist EpisLast week it was kites, every lad looking her six weeks' outin" this week. Her before returning to their Cincinnati home. ly visited her son, Chr^ H. Harris and time has been profitably spent at KenneMrs. Carrie Chamberlain and family family, at their bome on Maiii-st., toward first estimated, on account of the extra copal church, Bromfield-st., Boston, has skyward to see them go up or down as the bunk, Providence, and at Hillsboro Bridge, and necessary work on the river bottom bought the Dana Jewett place on Shat- wind decreed; this week it is stilts, every left Monday for a week's stay in Gloucestbe mill. in order to establish a sure foundation. tuck-st., for a summer home. He officiated eye on the ground to choose a good plac'e N, H., with Mrs. R. G. Smith (Ethel Tay- tei, where they expect to meet Mr. ChamMiss Annie L. Gilson has moved into The work of building has been under at the M. E. church here last Sunday very to bump onto. It is a sad-faced boy that lor). berlain, and from there return to their the so-called Kilbourn cottage, next the the immediate direction bf Geo. McElroy, acceptably. The former residents of the hasn't a pair of stilts. There will be another open-air service home in East Orange, X'. J. public library. who has ac-id under the supervision of Jewett farm will still occupy there. Mrs. Adeline Knowlton, assistant post- at Forge pond tomorrow afternoon at four The past week Mr. and Mrs. Hilliard Work at Hollingsworth & Vose paper- Mr. Burnham of the W. H. Ward cono'clock. Rev. C. .K. Drummond will con- and children of Lowell have been visiiing Sept. 3 the tlag was raised in commemmill at West Grotoq li picking up quite a struction company of Lowell since the fa- oration of the anniversary of tbe signing of mistress, takes the place of Miss Ireland duct the service. bere among relatives—Mrs. Mary Bobgood deal. tal accident to Mr. Ward last Noveniber. the treaty at Paris, 1783, and fin Sunday, for two weeks, beginning Monday, Sept. 7. The latter goes to St. Albans, Vt.; ior Rev. P. G. Favor will not return in sea- bins, Mrs. Mary -Hartwell and Mrs. Ada Mrs. Thomas Gilson, who was called to Sefiti 6,. to commemorate the anniversary a two weeks' vacation trip. . -'..- ,: soii to occupy his pulpit at Congregational Ireland, the last two at their camps. Wilton, X. H., by the illness of an aunt of, the birthday of Gen, Lafayette in 1757, AA^ESX O R O T O N . Herbert Wbitcomb entertained fifteen cBufch until Sunday, Sept. 13, and there The_ Lincoln class of tbe Baptist church wbo has since died, has returned home, He was the friend of the United States of win be no service there until that date. will give a pink tea in the church vestry, StiUANNACOOK HALL was well filled A'mprjca in their struggle for independence. of his young friends at dinner on Monday Alexander Sanderson of North Groton At the Greenville, X, H,, fair this week ^evening, tbe occasion being his sevenWednesday evening, Sept. 9. Supper at and Mr. Steltz, teamster at the Nashua on Friday Evening of last.week when an Mrs. Charles Crosby died-at seven: teenth birthday, Gieorge Yapp took third money witb his 6,30, followed by an entertainment with River Paper Co.'s mill, Hollingsworth, appreciative audience listened with much o'clopk on Friday morning, Sept. 4. favorite ^n the race. .K. Gilmore took the followine talent: Miss Mildred Flagg, • Miss Fanny Mitchell, whohas b.-en carwere two others from this town who at- enjoyment to a fine rendering of " Uncle Mrs. Ida K. Peckham returned to her ing for the F. S. Kimball children for tbethird money with "Queenie," and L. E. violinist; ilrs. A. B. Webber, soprano; Jack." The occasion; was ladies' night tended the Readville races last week. Clarence E. Briggf, mandolin and tenor. of Squannacook lodge, i. o. o. F., .•«, u. work at tbe temporary bome for workinc past two months, returned this week to Fletcher third money with " Dorena," Mrs. Lillian V. Kemp and daughter William Mills of Townsend as " Uncle women on Wednesday. Mrs. G. F. Brown entertained her,friend, her school work in Freeport, Me. She is The regular meeting of the c.E.s. will Alice made a short visit last week to hef- Jack," who has struck " pay dirt " in the Miss Alice Tucker of Bedford has been the sister of Prof. Mitchell of Brunswick, Mrs. A. F. .\ndrews of Fitchburg, this be held in the Baptist vestry Tuesday, relatives in Ware. week. L. Me., brother-in-law of Mr. Kimball, ' mines, caused much merriment, while Miss visiting her friends in town. Sept. 8, at 7.30. Leader, Misa Edith Sargent. There was a widespread frost last week Jarvis, as "Xancy Mahoney of Bulbriggan, E. L. Conant of Xew York city spent Tbe Coan family, who have spent the BENEFIT PARTY.—Mrs. .K. C. Whitney Ireland," was a complete siiceess. Fri3^y night, affectin" the squash, toma.Miss Louise Tillinghast- of Plainfield, summer at Miss Anna M. Jewell's, left for this week witb friends in town. very kindly threw wide open the doors of to and other vines in tlie vegetable garden The other characters, all well sustained their home in New York last week. Her The selectmen have Called a pnblic her hospitable home, '• 'The wilderness," Conn., has been the guest of Miss Marand dahlias and other tender plants ofthe throughoutf were taken by Miss Kierstead, other boarders left the first of th's week. meeting to be held in lower town hall on on Wednesday last, and royally enter- garet Thacher the past two weeks. Iiower garden. Mrs, Wbite and Mr. Eber Kiersteaid of Mrs. Reed's boarders returned to their Tuesday evening, Sept. 8, to consider the tained the guests who responded to the inPaul Gilmore is visiting friends in BosClarence Tuttle commenced cutting the Groton, and .\Ir. and Mrs. Earl Sleeper, of homes on Monday and others have taken matter.of granting a franchise to Acety- formal invitations issued for the whist party ton and Westboro. fodder oorn for ensilage on the .Amory Shirley. The little children, whose eyes tbeir places. lene Construction Co. of Springfield, for given in aid of the district nurse fund, Miss Blanche Huuking, LoweU is spendwere made to shine by Uncle Jack's Lawrence place Wednesday. Miss Fannie Murpby, a principal of one establishing a town plant for their heating which is one of the apples in the eye of ing a few weeks at " The ledges," asguest A band of gypsies passed through town promises, were Hazel and Robert Bates, of the Lowell schools, has been a guest at and lighting system. A preliminary was every loval King's Daughter at the present of .Miss Ruth Gilman. last week Friday, taking the road from of West Groton. the home of her sister, Mrs. E. F. Harmon, held in same place on Monday evening time. There was a great deal of real soA. F. Blanchard and family and Geo. Following the entertainment were re- thia week. ciability and some hilarity through tbe last. A full attendance is looked for. Farmers' Row leading toward West Grofreshments and dancing. The Ideal orafternoon. Miss Etta Ewings, assisted by A. Sanderson and family returned to their ton and Shirley. At the business meeting of tbe D.A.R Sheeban Bros, started up their cider mill the Misses Louise and Elinor Whitney winter honies on Monday. chestra of Groton furnished music. Mrs. .James T. Bennett and children are of last week, it was decided to visit Cam- this week at Littleton sUtion. and Master Robert, served the dainty and Harris Steele, foreman for the Boston visiting her brother, Wm. J. Gilson and NEWS ITEMS,—Miss Bertha C, Bixby bridge and Charlestown'on theirfieldday, The state gravelled road at Common, very bountiful refreshments provided by Dairy Ice Co., and his son Eugene have family, in Millbury tills week. entertained her Sunday school class at a Sept. 23, apd view tlie old frigate Consti- which was to have been calledfinishedex- tbe hostess. About sixty^ ..people were gone to Nova Scotia to visit his father. There was a anion meeting of the Con- corn roast on her lawn last Tuesday even- tntion at the navy yard. ceptin| 'guard'.i«ilg;find stone work, did present, among whom we'nqted Mr. Co- Mrs. Ethel Lohmas of Colebrook, N. H., gregational anrl Baptist churches «t the ing. It is needless to say it was a great not quite mfe« with the approval-of the se- nant of New 'York, William Sawyer and is visiting her sister, Mrs. Steele. AnOf T TOWN.—It is reported tbat an lectmen. Division engineer, F. C. Pills- F. A. Patch; also, triends froni Westford, latter church Sunday evening. The ser- success. The democratic caucus will be held on vices were made particularly interesting Rev. Mr. Trowbridge and his wife are unknown man believed to be .Joseph O'Day bury, of the Massachusetts highway com- Pingryville and ^y,e«t Actpn. The prizes Wednesday evening, Sept. -23, at 7.30. by the fine rendering of several vocal se- at home again from a vacation, which was of this town was thrown or fell from a mission was apiMed-'-to and promptly co- awarded were: .hand^wrought doilies, Mrs. lections by Charles XV, Findlay, a young spent in Connecticut and at their daugh- train at Nosblfa Junction, Tuesday,, and incided;- • Steady"w'oi-k has been going on A.M;,^eiidIev;'hahdkerchief,Mrs. Amelia XEW ADVERTISEMENTS. •ustainedTJeHous and possibly fatal Ji^jur- since then-jn re-graVelliftg, -widening and Wakefield; doily, Mrs. Carrie Hosmer; man from Dorchester, who intends ulti- ter's in. Lynn. ies. , He>. was discovered on tbe station arranging-for rainfalls.', ' collar, Mrs. E. A. Cox. mately to become.a Baptist minister,'bnt Two of the children of William Bixby, is now a stndent at college and passing a who have been on a visit with other friends .plat^m bleeding badly. Patrolman peg- "Mr. and Mrs. Lymari.Rfeed'have stored nan hurried him in a cab to a physician few weeks in this town. in Nova Scotia, returned homo laat Sanday and then to St. Joseph's hospital. 'Then their household goods and gone to Halifax. ABOUT TOW.V,—Last Saturday after\V.intcil; girls to work In the factory dur" A t a special meeting of the grange on after having had a very good time. •Mr, and Mrs. Osman Needham, Miss noon Miss Elinor Whitney pleasingly ob- InK the tall and .coming winter. Apply to it was thought his skull was fractured. Tnesday evMng the first and second deSio.snF.E Co., Ayer, Mnss. •jjv'ho Provost Thompson is visiting with bis His face ana head was badly cut. He is Grace and Karlton, spent Sunday at East served her eleventh birthd'ay by gracionsgrees were conferred on .J. E. Adams, who aunt at Mattapan and Will return in time about fifty years of age and was said-to Lexington witb Mr. Needham's twin broth- ly entertaining fourteen of her friends ( ould not be present at the regular jneet- to attend the village school, wbich will have been accompanied by someonewhou er Oicar. . The occasion ,was the celebra- here with games, music and dancing. An ing last week Tuesday. tion of a birthday anniversary. 1 have started a general Jobliing l)u.«lnc.«-<. elaborate, dainty lunch was BISO served. commence on Tuesday of next week. the police could not located. I'lirtlcular attention given to the moving of A. H. Ma.'<on returned on last Saturday Principal and Mrs. Frank E. Briggs One of the necessary improvements at Furniture, l>lanos, etc. My prices will he The Sunshine band, composed of some There will be one of tbe best games of night from two weeks' substituting at Hol- of the younger girls of the church bad a were In townWednesday for the first tune the Union school building is the erection reasonalile. Yourpatronage solicited. lis Depot, X. H., anil goes next week to picnic at Mrs. Charles Bixby's on Thurs- ball played in this town on Labor d a / at and before leaving decided to rent the G. of two fire esuapes for the npper room^. FRErt-:»ICK Rt-so, three p. m. Foster Independents of NashEast Littleton for similar work. 3m40*v Grove St., Ayer. day afternoon. This body of little work- ua vs. Pepperell. Tbe bome team will be H. Barker boiiie for the winter. Entire Richard G. Conant enters Plilllips acadOrder box at Mores of A. K. Lawrence .fc Miss Eloise Eaton of Nashua, N. H., ers raised tbis year over eleven dollars and strengthened by a number of players from occupancy will not lie.given them, until emy, Andover, the beginning of tbe schoot boil and £ . W; Csyley. Tel. S8-2. 18 visiting the family of Allen A. Woods. sent it to the Floating hospital at Boston. tbe team which plays against the card Mr. and Mrs. Barker go to Pasadena, year. about the middle of October. Until that The Snnshiners have a standing invitation The C.E. societies of the Nashua River shops at Nashua, Sept. 5. Batteries -will Rev. Mr. Warburton, wbo is summerunion meet with the West 'Groton society to visit the vessel. be Pepperell, Barrows, Eckstrom and time Mr. aiid Mrs. Briggs will occupy the ing iu one of Sir. -Cbx's cottages, very acsuite used by Mr. Malick. Mr. and Mrs. on Labor day. The Groton society will Mtister Lee Bixby has retnrned from a Bartlett; Nashua, Mulvanity, Lessafd ceptably occnpied the pulpit at the Bapbe represented. four weeks' trip to Sova Scotia and reports and Gaudette.- A big attendance is sure Barker expect to stay in. Pasadena about tist church last Sunday. three months, then go to Tacoma, Wash., as everyone is talking baseball. J. B. Raddin is. harvesting his large a fine time. Wm. W. Seaver of Scituate was a weekto visit their nephew, Rev. H. J, White! - 11 crop of peaches. ^ The Misses Elsie and Olive Tarbell are Thoy expect to be away about sU monthi. end^uestrwith his ann ts, the Misses White. J U I T T L B J X O N . attending a business school ip Fitchburg. Miss Phyllis Gay and birothAr William Mr,3riggs has taught for, the past thii* We otter tot sale the Summer Cottage of Mrs. Hattie Hopkins is entertaining her visited in Lawrence and Methuengfor a F. W. Moses, situate on the shore of Sandy Albert Kilbourn of Bangor Theological ACCIDENT.—Last week Friday after- teen years in Maine and Nantucket, and aunt;^. Mrs. Seaver, and daughter, Mrs. Pond, Ayer, Mass.' Kew Batb House, spalew days. Miss Gay retuirns next week seminar}-, and Ralph Turner Kilbourn of for the past three years at Ltmcaster. Shepard, of Wakefield. clouk Wharfs, large lot of land,excellentelec'to teach the same school in Brockton as New York city, are vijiting relatives here noon-as F. 0 . Stiles was returning from • Onnan Ewings passed his ninety-first Elmer Conant of New York city, one ot trlc-car service. This Is-onetO^ttfap most dehis apple orchards In Boxhorough, where before. this week. ,' 1 11 ^ bhrthday on Thursday atthepleisant'sum-' our Littleton, boys, is the guest of Mrs. sirable locations on Sandy.Pond, and will t:o the fruit hangs very heavy this year, ]he qnlMc at the price asked. Pi^fce^l-WO. Easv Miss Lucy Raddin visited friends in Misa Olive Tarbell has reii^fiS'WJ book- ili^t with an unfortunate accident thatcon- mer.home of his daughter, Mrs. Whitney. Hebdley and Mrs,.C. A.Sosmer. terms of pajnnent -••'',• "••.••• ' Lowell Ifuf week, and has as her guest this keeper for E. 0 . Proctor of Affer.'kiid Miss ffpes him to hit room at present with aq Mr. Ewings seems as well as for the past Maoa, :-•• M^ss Blanche Wrig)it will speak before week "at' her home, "Peachmont farm," Nellie Harrington haii accepted the posi- udciSrti^a"6utlo6k foi- immediate useful- ten years and is still interest^ in the news thcguild Snnday erening on " The use of: • Apply to P, ^JSTLON & CO, ' .-• T • her cousin,-Miss Flps'sie finley of Haver- tion.. ness in the veiy near future. Heihad-just of the'day, which he reads readily with- tune." . ': • •'; . i 48 Main Street, Ayer, Mass. ont.glutes. -. . ' j hUl. 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For Gentlemen
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Six Pair iri' a Box for $1,50, We'guarantee these Hose to need'no d a r n ing for six months, If they should w e agree to replace them with hew ones. Geo. B. Turner & Son Main St., Ayer. Bookbinding Girls Wanted JOBBING. BEAUTIFUL COTTAGE FOR ^ALE At Sandy Pond, Ayer W ^ ' t <'. ...V' .«.% •' '•••'-';•,/•**'..^'^'.'''"' • ***' y "• '• -T'- •0ypyy^z-^fW^...^. ONE DOLLAB,. AND FIFTY CENTS that there ikre over-ajiundred families of him.. He is superintendent-of the comrailrojld .employees Iir-Afsr.; - jCt is a tme pany's office at Manchester, N.H.,,a much, . . . . . . r < . ; A y E A R - - . ..; . TO A L I . A D V A N c i r PAJfINC SUBSCRIBERS saying.that iifi are..^ ra^ltSfOd'town. more lucrative position. His successor Th^'pienibtirsof't% Itleth'Mist "Sunday here Is W. E. Bissell from Lowell: •.,v,.- .• • ', oiitf itin.^A'o.:/ •- ' • schobllmd'their friends will-enjoy a corn Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Blatchfo'ri^ go to Advertising rates jieason.abje wi furnished 'ro94t.'wd"liasket picnic at Sandy pond, Taunton this Saturday- to visit their nephoa.9ppllcatlon.''j^ .',"•. . ,_^_, • •• . •Moiidav, SepiiiT., tjcujces, games andhoat- ew. Rev, Daniel H. Snow, and^krnlly. ^ 1 Press we morlals owe, ing will be provlt^^ Fred Hosmer has Chas^ E. Stone has been-.awarded the ' All we beHSr»<l f -almosf all we know." kindly offered the use of his cottage for contract to fill and care for tfae^ gasolene the day. Everything points to a pleasant lamps, and his figures were$540 .for the
S A T P R D A Y , SEPTEMBER 5, 1908.
time. Those who have gardens are re- year.
quested to bring green corn.
Tbe Unitarian social gathering will
Frank E. Wheeler, who has been in ill serve a supper in the vestry of the-church
KNIGHTS OK PYTHIAS.—A very inter- bealtb for some time, died Wednesday af- Tuesday, Sept. 8, at six o'clock." 'There
esting speaker, in the person of Geo. W. ternoon, Sept. 2, of heart disease, aged will be a-business meeting at four.o'clock.
Penniman, grand chancellor of the Knights 67 yrs. 3 mos. 10 days. He was born in A parish meeting will be held after the
of Pythias m Massachusetts, is expected Canada and has resided here eight years supper. All interested in the church are
to give a talk in Ayer in about three weeks last July. He was a resident of Townsend urged to be present.
on Py tbianism, and also on topics concern- and moved from there in 1878 to Shirley,
Dr. £ . B. Butterfield has purchased the
ing the Pythian Sisters. This talk will and then to Ayer. He.is survived by a
be public and all are invited, ladles as well wife, an invalid, four sons, four daughters house on Fletcher-st., next to Oren N.
as gentlemen. All who have.eyer hear)d and twentj'-suc grandcliildren. The funer- Kidder's, occupied by John E. Foley, and
Mr. Penniman have conceded that he is a al was Friday morning and burial was in known as the Camp place, of Mrs. Nellie
very interesting talker, and all who attend St. Mary's cemetery. Mr. Wheeler was M. Archibald of Medford.
are sure to enjoy bis speaking. The date in the employ of L. W. Phelps.
There will be an exhibit of the products
of his visit has not yet been decided on,
of children's gardens, reinforced by conThe
benevolent
society
of
the
but will be made public very soon.. The Congregational church will hold their reg- tributions from citizens who have gardens,
visit will be made under the auspicesi (^ .ular meeting next Wednesday afternoon, at the lower town hall, Saturday, Sept. 12,
Harbinger lodge, Kniehts of Pytbiasfof
serve at 6.30 p.m., the first of their at two p.m. All who have vegetables or
Ayer, which is now mCLKing the necessary and
fiowers are invited to exhibit them. Evei-vregular
church suppers.
arrangements.
one is invited to see the e.xhibit and enServices will be resumed at the Congre- courage the children. A small admission
NEWS ITE.MS.—Dr. Butterfield took a gational church, Sunday, Sept. 6. The will be charged. This exhibit is in charge
ride last Saturday by catching on a freight pastor will preach at 10.45 a.m. and seven of a committee of the Woman's club.
train at Flanagan's crossing, e.xpeuting to p.m. Communion will be observed irf the
While 'Wm. MuUin was on his rouqds
get off near tbe railway station, but didn't, morning service. Tbe subject for tbe
as the train was speeding so fast he did morning service will be, "Abundances," Sunday evCnihg. filling and lighting'the
gasolene lamps, on Ehn-st. the gasolene
not dare to jump. Hecontinuedhis forced and at the evening service, " Peace."
caught fire fromhis lamp, settingfirejto*
ride to Mitchellville,wbere the train slowed
Middlesex c.E. union convention is his clothes and, tha'bOt^m of the wagon,
up and he slowed off. Lucky for tbe doc- to The
be
held
in
Harvard,
Monday,
Sept.
7.
which was saturated .with oil,. scorching
tor tbat the train slowed up at MitchellHerbert Proctor, clerk at G. H. Brown's, the horse and damaging, the harness. It
ville or he might have continued his ride
is baviog-a vacation, whicb he is spending was a narrow escape for both man and
to Fitchburg.
beast.. Mr. MoJlin-wt(s bHrned considerin-Maine.
might show the esteetiiM a multitude for
Fred Atherton, driver on the National
Chas. E. Perrin has rented the lower ably about tbe ;l^t- leg and-the soles of 'two young people who" are' to occupy a
e.xpress wagon, enjoyed his vacation this
both feet, and some of his clothing was
tenement
in
tbe
Bulkeley
house
on
Wash'a most important position in the circle of
week and W. B. Perry substituted for
ington-st., soon to be vacated by A. H. ruined.- He is at home and has been hob- prosperous towns of whicb Ayer is the cenhim.
•SVilson.
^
ter. And for these young people a most
'The Worcester Northwest agricultural
Unnclalmed letters at Ayerposjofflce lor
fair take.s place at Athol Sept. 7 and 8. We have received word from Augustus the week ending Sept, 1: Aver Independent, interesting ftiture is confidently e.xpected,
Lovejoy,
wbo
is
attending
tbe
G.A.K.
emw. .1. n.
Miss Dunlop, K, H. Murphy. Mrs. Xellie
Round trip tickets, good going Sept. 7 and
8, returning Sept. 7, 8 and 9, will be on campment at Toledo, tbat the weather is Pollard, Mrs. C. E. AVhIte, •
BOXBOROUGH.
Sne,
a
large
crowd
present
and
that
be
sale at Ayer S1.40, Shirley SI.30.
was having the time of his life.
PRESENTATION.—Last veek Friday the
COMMEXCED BtsrSESS,'1868.
XEWS ITEMS.—Much sympathy is exMiss Josephine Meehan of Montclair,
Miss .-Vda M. Lawton is visiting this employees of the Lowell and Fitchburg pressed for Wallace Cunningham who was
N. J,, is making a stay of two weeks witb
"QUARTER
DAYS,"
JAXU:ARY 1, APRIL 1, JULY 1, OCTOBER 1.
street
railway
company
met
in
Carley's
Mr. and Mrs. 'William Mullin. Miss Mee- week her brother, Clifford F. Lawton, at icecream parlor, when P. F. Andrtw?, in obliged to.have his leg amputated at the
han's father,. whose death occurred two AVorcester,.;and also her friend. Miss Flora behalf of the donors, presented Mr. Mills, hospital, as tbe trouble was found to be a
years ago, was a leading publisher in X'ew Matheson,' aT~Hgebn Cove, and round the superintendent, witb a Mystic Sbriners* bone tumor and no other help for him.
Cape Ann the rest of the week.
York city.
Miss Esther Hager is at Mrs. Elizabeth
, pr. and Mrs^ E. B. Butterfield left charm and a good-sized trunk. Mr. Mills
John H. Walsh, John L. Leahy and E. Friday morning Ifbr Nova Scotia for an responded in a happy strain, thanking all Hager's this week.
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A ,GQO,p TIME TO HAVE .-THE
.ffnii;
R. Washburn are drawn as traverse jurors outing.
who so kindly remembered him on this, ocMr. and Mrs. Chas. Hemenway of Framat Lowell term of court, commencingon
casion. The following is a list of the con- ingham are at Littlefield farm for a short
Herbert
Hardy
returned
Thursday
from
Sept.. 14. ' '
-..
tributors:
visit.
a three weeks' vacation spent in Dover
Miss Winnifred Ireland, wbo has been and Lee, N. H.
E. E. Duncklee, \Vjilter Sargent, M.F. JIo-- - Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Hager and baby
'
Mann, A. E. Smith, Walter Blodgett, E. ,W. are in town for a two weeks' vacation.
trimmer for Mrs. E. G. Duncklee for the
OR
Mrs. W. B. Cotton and son Stanley L. Carley, L. A. Dunn, W. F. Fitzgerald, JAhn,
past two seasons, bas bought a millinery
Cotton have gone to Whalom for a ten Devarney, E. L. Harklns, Mvron Carkin, "W.
store in Roxbury.
-otr
K. Goddard, J. E. £lmer, J."J. Barry, H I M . Nantneket Thursday.
-• '
Beverly, John Daffy, Michel SCUI1V,'LJ D." TheTarmers' club has decided'td'hold
The Ayer military band will give a ben- days' outing.
E.
H.
Longley
bas
put
in
a
fine
cement
Sullivan,
E..M.
Grant,
3Ir.
Mrs.
efit dance and concert, Wednesday evenwalk around the residence and at tbe'barn H. B. Thayer, J. A. Lapointe, Louise La- a fair sometime this month. FiMler par.
ing, Sept. 16, in Page hall.
s-llf.
of D. \y. Fletcher, this week.
; • . POigt^j Lewis Sargent, Lewis G. Kobbins, J. ticulars will be given later.
F. B. Felch lias torn down the carriage
.GJ.Strerfock, F. G.Woods.
Miss Florence Dodge came'Ho^i!' \Ycd-'
Leon
Christie,
who
has
been
employed'
house-near his barn, which was a goou'Mr. Mills resigned his position and fully nesday for a short visit.
•'•'sized building, and it bas improved the at the tannery as kid finisher for the past e.xpected to leave for Philadelphia witb
Boxborougb grange bas ac9epted an in•Jli: .''f-five
months,
left
Friday
night,
Sept.
4,
for
appearance ofhis place and bas given him
his family last Tuesday morning, but as vitation from jicton grange to visit them,
more room in handling farm implements, New York city and Philadelphia, where the company had not secured his successor
his parents reside. From there he goes he was persuaded to stay for a week or Tuesday-evening, Sept. 8. Carlisle grange
in whicb he deals.
bas also been invited. Let everyone be
to ludianola, Iowa, where he will comThe Katz family left town last Saturday mence his studies at Simpson college, fit- two longer, until someone could be se- on hand that evening that we may become WHILE WE ARE VERY BUSY AT THE PRESENT TIME, AN ORDER
cured. Mr. Mills has proved to be a very better acquainted with our neighbors.
for Portsmouth, N. H., where Nathan ting himself for the Methodist ministry.
LEFT WITH US FOR AN.Y KIND OF JOB WORK
capable and competent saperintendent and
Katz has enlisted in the U. S. army as a
GETS PROMPT ATTENTION AND T H E
.Miss Lottie ,Bowers is visiting at D. W
Rev. L. E. Perry and family returned it will be no easy matter to fill the positailor for three years.
Cobleigh's.
Thursday
night
from
their
vacation
of
four
tion
tbat
be
is
so
acceptably
qualified
for.
Geo. A. Cole of Ayer, carpenter and
He bas made friends with all with whom
Miss Ruth Crandall of AVaverly is boardbuilder, and Arthur E. Felcb of Shirley weeWj spent partly in Catumet, this state. he
came in contact, and with none mote ,'"8 ?' ^^^ McFarland place.
Born in Ayer, Sept. 4, a girl to Mr. and
expect to start sometime next montb for
Virginia and North Carolina for the win- Mrs. Albert F. CaswelL Weight nine than tbe employees of the road wbo have, .Mrs. J. S. Braman enjoyed a short vacater. Mr, Cole informs us that be bas a pounds. Mother and babe are doing well. served under him, and who hold him in tion in Boston and vicinity tbe first of the
week.
house to build for parties in Virginia.
Conductor and Mrs, B. H. Church' re- the highest esteem.
Xellie Wilson entertained a party of
Tbe annual fall excursion to the White turned Thursday night from "Vermont,
.MR. HARDY, carpenter and builder is a
DEALER IN
Mountains from Ayer and otber stations where they have spent the month of Aug- very busy man. He is building the house young ladies from Charlestown over Sunday.
on the Worcester, X'ashua and Portland ust.
for the McCarthys on Jackson-st., comdivision of the Boston and Maine, Sept.
Geo. J. Burns is e.xpected home from mencing this week, and he bas the frame
Aparty was given for our summer guests
12 to Oct. 3, daily. Excursion tickets his California trip this Friday night.
up, boarded and shingled; it will take him in the library hall, last Saturday evening.
good going on regular trains on above
The carpenters started this week to pnt a coaple of weeks longer to finish the job. There were about fifty present and the ocdates, and returning not later than Oct. the finish on the house to be occupied by He is building the addition to the coal casion was.greatly enjoyed by young and
ALL KINDS OF
5. The fare to Fabyan or Bretton Woods, iTbeodore W. Barry on Xashua-st.
shed at the pumping station, which was en- old.
Jefferson and Lancaster 85.00, Maplewood
Mrs. Gertrude Furbush Shattuck and
Tbe gasolene arc light at tbe corner of larged, for double the capacity of coal, and
S5.50, Profile house 86.00, Colebrook S6.25.
will have it completed in anotber week. husband of Beverly have been visiting at
For tickets and information apply at sta- West and Main-sts. caused considerable H« is putting on a new roof to the boiler her father's.
excitement Wednesday night. . After it
tion licket offices.
was lighted it did not burn satisfactorily house for Rev. P, J. Sheedy, at St, Mary's Mrs. Albert Hartwell started Ikit'week AND ONLY FIRST CLASS PLUMBING, TUS,,- SHEET IRON AND
A. E. Lawrence & .Son have two car- and took fire, making quite a blaze. Af- church; also, and addition to the bouse of Thursday for a visit with friends'in New
COPPER "\YQRK.
. . .
loads of oats tbey are unloading, three ter an effort it was finally put out by the Mr, Cornellier, on Pearl-s^ Mr. Hardy York.
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thousand bushels in all. It takes four men aid of a fire extinguisher. When Mr. is making an e.xtensive addition tO| the
Miss Catherine Sherry is to^'leSch in
about ten hours to unload the two cars by Stone, the new lamp.lighter, gets used to mansion of Mr. Amory W. Gardner; aear
'"•
Groton School, which will make the din- Lindenville, "S't., tbis fall.
filling tbe oats in fifteen hundred bags, his new job it is hoped all will go well.
Mr.-'teraman and Mr. Rabe entpyed an
ing room and bath room much larger and
two bushels to the bag.
Mrs. Geo. L. Osgood, chBilren and maid,
outing at Revere, Snnday.
7
Mr. and Mrs. K. P, Fletcher are at their arrived bome Friday, Sept. 4, from Sulli- more convenient.
Miss Ruth Wetherbee spent last week
camp at Long pond, and Mr. and Mrs,'van, Me., where her parents reside and
with relatives at Boone pond. She is to
Lester Martelle, Wm. McMahan of Ayer, where they have been through the month
LITXLETOM,
enter the academv at Ashburnham tbis
Mr. and Mrs. Charles D. Ford of Haver- of August.
fall.
.
are their guests.
Mn. FAVOR'S WEDDING.—The LittleE. D. Stone has issed a circular announcIII.
Misses Mabel and Lucy Wetberbee bave
Wm. H. MuUin, brother of the Mullin ing his candidacy for representative from ton Congregational pastor-elect was marBros., who went to Winslow, Arizona, .the eleventh Middlesex representative dis- ried at Leicester, on Wednesday evening been 8p.ending the week in Worcester.
nearly a year ago, writes to his brothers trict, comprising the towns of Acton, Car- of last'Week at si.t o'clock." The marriage
Oiir schools will open Tuesday, Sept. 3,
-IU.tbat his health is very much improved lisle, Ayer, .Chelmsford, Littleton, 'VVest- was solemnized in tbe Congregational Miss Bertha Crossman of Beachmont is to
church. Rev. .J. Brainerd Thrall, once of take the place of Miss Florence Moore who
T d ^REDUCE OUR S t 6 C K OF ALL HATS, WE HAVE MADE A
since locating in that place. He bas been ford.
Pepperell, has been the pastor for several has a fifty grade at Weston.
admitted a member of tbe bar and will
Tbe Unitarian Alliance held the first years and presided this evening. The ocbang out his shingle next month. When
As Ralph Furbush was riding bis bi
meeting
of
the
year
with
Mrs.
G.
P.
Bevcasion
was socially brilliant, and in everv
Mr. Mullin left here he was a very sick
cycle down tbe state road he met a drove
man, but tbe climate of Arizona bas re- erly Thursday afternoon. In the absence way successful. The bride. Miss Smith, of,cows; one'of tbe cows verj- deliberately
stored his health to a marked degree. On of the president Mrs. Beverly presided. although she bas resided in town but little, walked into his wheel, throwing him off in
Aug. 12, Hon. Geo. J. Burns, on his jour- It was voted to appropriate two dollars to for several years being absent for ber colney to California, made it his way to call tbe national Alliance for the pledge made lege corfrse; and since graduation, teach- such a way as to break his collar-bone.
at the May meeting. Tbere was a lively ing in Hanover, N. H., belongs to a well
and see Mr. Mullin.
discussion of cburch matters. A reading, known familv tbere and is evidently a favMr. and Mrs. P. H. Dickerman of New- "Summer experiences "was given by Mrs. orite with all.the.community.
WHEN IN NEED OF T A I L Q R I N ' G
ton, Penn., left last week Friday for their Spuilding, and a vocal solo by Mrs. Rutb
The church buildingj itsel.f, of beautiful
home after a vi.«it here with their daugh- Sherwin. Refreshments were served by
CAI.r, ON
(-l-.'.-| .,-;
ter, Mrs, C. V. Mills.
the bostess assisted by her daughter. Miss design in stone, well appointed in every
respect;
was
elaborately
decorated
for
the
St. Andrew's church: holy communion Millie Beverly.
occasion, by tbe young,-people. Tbere were A d d r e s * . c o r . WiUirmis a n d Coluinl>i;i
its.
at 10.45 a.m. It is expected that Rev.
.Judge' Sanderson and fabiiiy returned festoons to theright^od. thaleft; anisevAlexander Miller of Pennsylvania will as- 'from xhe.ir Rummer residence in Littleton eral arches had'been-built over the central
A Y E R , JIAS..S.
sist at the service-and deliver-the-sermon. last Mdnday, whei'^ thej-' have been for aisle, ao tbat the bridal procession dame
Even-song and sermon at Forge Village, several weeks. Judge and Mrs. Sander- through the full congregation and .under
4.30 p.m.
son and son Bennett start tbis Saturday arch,Bjter arch on their way from the outer
Charles Manchester, night switch en- for Niagara Falls, to be gone for nearly a entrance to the altar. The bride was preMEllCHANTS' ROW, AYER
ceded by a beautiful little fiower girl aod
ineer, left town Monday for Portlani, week,
tbe
bridesmaid,
and
camo
in
with
her
Ie., where be has a similar position.
Daniel Goodnow of Maynard, for violaThomas Miller moved Wednesday into tion of the automobile law at Littleton, mother who gave her away; the whole
the upper tenement of the Kidder bouse Aug., 2 7 and 28, was in court Aug. 29, and party moved to the music of the wedding By H. S. BARKER, Littleton Common
AN'D
on Pleasant-st., formerly occupied by Mr. pleaded guilty to both complaints and was march, meeting exactly under tbe marriage
OUSE, with Six Booms," a Barn ami
Manchester.
I
DO
FIRST-CLASS
WORK
AND
hned forty dollars.
House to Let, near center of
hung from the upper spaces of the gothic Groton.Carriage
Inmiire of MR.S. P. F. St/'LLtVAN, CHARGE THE MOST REASONABLE
Geo. H. Brown, his mother and sisters,
On the criminal docket there are four roof. When the entire party, including .P.
O.Hox
T,
Pepperell,
Mass,
47
PRICES.':u.^,
•
moved'Tuesday,frpm their residence on compl^nts for the illegal sale of intoxicat- the olliciating clergyman, were in place,
Mechanic-st., where they have lived for so ing.Ijquors at Pepperell. Joseph Wolfson they were in tbe midst of agreat profusion 'T\J"OTICE—If you have anything to BCII,
GARMENTS M A D E TO ' OBPER
many years, into their honse on Pleasatnt- of Nashua was in court Sept. 4, and on of fiowers. And wbat meant still more, i_LN no matter what It Is, address, P. O AFTER THE LATEST FASHIONS.
51»
st., uirmerly the-Paine honsis.
trial was convicted and fined seventy-five they were eagerly scanned by an interest, Box 331, Ayer, Ma-'s.
BEST WORK AND'^ PERFECT FIT
" •
•• AOKNT? FOR ,
After supper is served; in'the vestry "of dollars. The complaint against Orin Will- ing and approving and sympathetic a csnO LET—Booms, newly furnished In Kut- ASSURED.
tlng's Block. Price, 81.00 and upwards.
the Unitarian church Tuesday evening. iams of Fepperell came up and was con- giegatitnr as ono often sees.
A.
R.
RACK,
Ayer,
.Mas.*,
Bl
Sept, 8, there will be a parish meeting. ^ tinued to Sept. 12, Those of Nelson CarCUNARD. WHITE STAR AND ANThe ceremony was with the double ring
The members of Ayer Janction icrie, ter and Elmer Walker, both of Pe'ppsrell, and not to particularize further, with the TTIOR SALf>—Larjfe quantity of flrst class
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F.O.E., held their annual outing and clam come up Saturday, Sept 5.
soft music of a noble organ, under the Jj Peaches, Inquire of EDWIX F.Houoit- G A R M E N f S CLEANET*, D Y £ D ,
bake at Shirley reservoir, Sunday, Aiig;
i'Z'r^'}-'.^
The thirty-fifth annual reunion ofthe hands of a master suSbsing everything, the TON-, Ayer Road, Harvard, Mas?, • ' 2w61» PRESSEUAND REPAIRED I N T H E
30. The day was an ideal one for an ont- 26th'Mass.- Regiment association will.be whole occasion evidently gratified the audiOR SALE.— Having torn down my''U B B S T ' ^ ( ) S 8 1 B L - E ' M * N N E R A T
ing; and the large number-presenC-Wwv •held-at Lowell, Sattirday,;Sept-'19.... Busi- ence that filled the house. Immediately
Stiiy IS X 20 Wagon Housc, offer, the SHORT-ITOTIGE;,:':^ ; /
"• , !
unanimous that
best
.L_.:.it was .the
v-V
. . . ever. Mr.'
•"-'*'Ifgwmeetl»g'«t-ten a.m:, in hall of Ladd aftervr^ds,- the bridal company took their Lumber, Including (;lftpl)oards, Flnlsb, ;eto.,
Is In Rood condltlon;and eastf^ put toG i v £ . i l E U ' , TRLir,; MY AVORK'
Rivers of Fitchbnrg was the caterer.
and 'Whitney post, O.A.R., comer Central places' in the chnrch parlor, a beautiful which
gether, at-B low price. If taken at once.- F. ^J^P;^5R1CJES WILL. SUIT YOU. ,
room, to which there had beea added every ,B. F E M R , Carrlai e, Uil^pss
Notwithstanding the depression df busi- and MerriifiacE.-4ts.
"
- and. impTC-IKC, Ul
fitting
decoration,
and
a
receptio'n
was
' W I L L C A L L FOR WORK A N D
ness for some time past, they are handling
Arthur H. Wilson, who has filled so acas,-.
pent Detiler, Ayer. Mas,'..
given-them.
Mr.
Favor's
father's
family
D B l i ^ R -IT IN ANY OF THE 8URin the new yard an average of 1500 cars a ceptably the position of manaffer'of the
day. Last month there was a falling off New England-^Telephone arid .Telegp^h were present from Lowell. A party of.
R Q p p f N G TOWNS OF AYER., from the nufafcfel'handled In July. 'There Co. here, and who has won the esteem o( Littleton parishioners added very much to,
the
social-evening,
and
other
friends
from)
are now.employed in the new yard, night the employees, was presented < by Miss
; BLOpK, MAlisr**^*^'..* y^^
and~ day,
as freight handlers,
~
handlers engineers, Kelleran, in behalf of the donors^ with a abroad, as well as those of the town all ^ C;irload 'i^resh Ohio Horses, \ar)Ing In
.-in the festivities
Refreshmentsfiremen, switchmen, brakemen and others snm of money. It was a surprise^to him joined
jomea.m ,ne lesuvuie,
.«.re,.u....u,J ;'?'«?»?«•<»"«> to ^S^lbs, ,t
between ninet}|and a hundred It is said and he thanked them for remembering were served, and nothing was omitted t h a t , l , W n i t n e y S S t a b l e , A y e r
Xelepkone, 7d-8.
J. J. Barry & Go. ^
At our store you wi'li'fipd a Handsome Up-to-date line qf,.,.
Couches, Ghiirs and Parlor Suls
i
An Attractive Display of
Lamps and Clpcks at Reasonable
A Full a n d Complete Stock of Lace Curtaina,
Portieres, Couch a n d TableiCdVerS'"-
Roger Bros. 1847 Silverware Knives;'Forks and Sppons
.Complete Edition of t h e McKinley
.Don't Forget that We Carry a .Connplete
Ten Cent Music
Special Sale of 5-piece Parlor Suit, on exhibition in the window, at
the low price of $18.00. A full Un'fe- of Suit Cases from$1.50 a n d upwards.
. ^ a r k St.„,.:Afeivs;,:MasSs;::,„.,
Rollstone Building, 127 Main ,St., Fitchbdrg.
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I "iTihis Bank has never paid less than
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attached.
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l i a d , " he declared l a u g h i n g l y .
" T h e ' n r c d t h e o u t l a w for life."
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Somo folks, m o s t folks, In tact,
h e a d d e d . " I ' v e told y o u all a b o u t ray- I i-nnd n n d recited t h e i r o w n a d v e n - w i t h p o w d e r e d p u m i c e stone. Some- t h e i r a p p e a l , but a R c n e r a l f o r e c a s t t a k e It e a s y — a s e a s y a s t h e new- hired Cinic-i- hoiiry.N n.ni.lo 4 p.m •Satiirday.s to 1
sclf. X o w , t u r n .about Is fair p l a y . "
' t u r e s . T h e y w e r e a f t e r w a r d I m i t a t e d times a littlo alcohol Is m b b e d o v e r m a y h e timely a s well a s I n t e r e s t i n g . girl w-anted t o t a k e h e r n e w p l a c e .
" I t w o u l d seem so f a m e n f t e r w h a t by t h o s e w b o b a d n e v e r boon t o t h e tliem to d r y t h e s u r f a c e of t h e horn W h i l e b r o a d c l o t h s will p r o b a b l y re" 'Rverything goes
hy
clockwork
you b a v e told m e , " s h e d e m u r r e d , b n t H o l y L a n d . T o t h e s o succccdoil d r a - so t h a t It will t a k e a good polish. c e i v e t h e m o s t a t t e n t i o n , fltting a s here," t h e m i s t r e s s said t o t h i s
girl.
s h o w a s soon deep In h e r s u b j e c t , n n d inatlc r e p r e s e n t a t i o n s of s u b j e c t s t a k - T h o h o r n s of s o m e a n i m a l s a r o so soft t h e y d o nicely Into t h e t r e n d of fash- 'Ry c l o c k w o r k , m i n d y o u . Y o u g e t u p
It w a s n o t until t h e n f t e r n o o n s h a d o w s on from ( h e n o w te.xt, a n d . being for- t h a t It Is Impossiblo t o give t h e m high ion, t h o r e will b e a good d e m a n d t o r a t s i x , y o u d i n e a t 12, a n d y o u g o t o
l e n g t h e n e d t h a t a t last s h e r e c a l l e d b i d d e n b y t h e provost of P a r i s , t h e polish.
t h e r o u g h e r c l o t h s t o r t h e s t r l c t l y l)ed a t t e n . '
herself a n d h u r r i e d u p t h e t r a i l t o w a r d p r i e s t s of F r a n c e Invited t h e king t o
t a l l o r e d c o s t u m e for t h e m o r n i n g a n d
" . ' W e l l , if t h a t ' s all,' s a i d t h e girl
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r o u g h u s a g e . F o r this t h e c h e v r o n de- with a s m i l e , '1 t h i n k 1 c a n m a n a g e
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p o i n t e d w o m e n .wore a l r e a d y g a t h e r e d i t h a t tlicy w e r e c a l c u l a t e d to e x c i t e r e
woolen g a r m e n t s plncc t h e g a r m e n t , t h e n e u t r a l s h a d e s . I h e s m o k e a n d
n p o n t b e porch.
j Hgious feelings.
w h e t h e r coat, t r o u s e r s o r d r e s s , o n n n e l e p h a n t g r a y s , t h o b r o w n s a n d t h e
T h e r e w a s nr,t e x a c t l y n n a r r a n g e - I T h e b u i l d i n g In w h i c h tliose plays
Protecting the Miners,
Ironing b o a r d .
W r i n g a cloth from d a r k blues, all of w h i c h will b u r s ;
m e n t t o m e e t t h e following a f t e r n o o n , I w o r e p r o d u c e d w a s dlvlde<l Into t h r e e
T h e American miner h a s been tho
w a t e r , s p r e a d carefully o v e r t h e gar- forth u n d e r n e w i l i l e s . — D r e s s .
b u t BInck P e t e b a d said t h n t h o w o u l d scaffoldings. T h e h i g h e s t r o V o s c n t e d
o b j e c t a t o n e t i m e a n d a n o t h e r o t conment, then p a s s a h o t flatiron b a c k n n d
bo o v e r o n " t h e b r a n c h . " n n d s h e f o u n d | p a r a d i s e , t h o s e c o n d t h o w o r l d , n n d t h e
s i d e r a b l e s e n t i m e n t a l s y m p a t h y , to
forth J u s t n b o v e t h e w-ct clotli n s clascSomething Brand New.
h i m t h c r o in t h e l a t e a f t e r n o o n . T h i s I low-ost. w-hlch w a s In t h e form of a
w h i c h h e h a s p r o b a b l y paid v e r y little
ly ns you cnn w i t h o u t t o u c h i n g It. T h e
K o w t h a t t h e very n i c e s t boy h a s
t i m e b o h n d r e m o v e d h i s m a s k . dIs- I d r a g o n ' s b e a d , r e p r e s e n t e d hell. T h e
attention.
T h e establishment ot a
tinp will rise n n d t h e s h i n e d i s a p p e a r .
h a n d - m a d e ties In r e d . b l u e , g r e e n , yofc l o s i n g a f a c e In w h i c h t h e r e w a s n o j j n l y e n t r a n c e to t h o t w o u p p e r scafgovernment experiment station tor t h e
low, g r a y , t a n , a n d t h a t p r e t t y big si-sh l n t of t h e d e p r a v i t y w i t h w h i c h h o ; foldings w a s t h r o n g h t h o d r a g o n ' s j
t e r Is w o n d e r i n g w h a t s h e c a n rar.'^e s t u d y o t m i n e e x p l o s i v e s Is a m u c h
w a s credited. I t w a s nn honest, m a n l y ! head.
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i m n e x t , l e t m e w h i s p e r that crochet- m o r o p r a c t i c a l kind o t i n t e r e s t . It is
CLINTON, MASS.
f a c e , w i t h frank, g r a y e y e s a n d n t a n - | . T h e a c t o r s n e v e r left t h e s t a g e , oven i -^ c e m e n t w h i c h will r e s i s t t h e action
ed
o r k n i t t e d h a t b a n d s bid fair lo b j to b e h o p e d t h a t t h e E u r o p e a n examgle of c r i s p yellow c u r l s a b o v e a • t o c h a n g e t h e i r d r e s s , a n d t h o p l a y s i of h o t n n d cold w a t e r a n d which is
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oir, o n l y t t v o 45's s w u n g o n h i s h i p s [ for t h e i r c o m p l e t i o n . A t t b o close of ! ^^d boles in Iron a n d tin k e t t l e s n n d m a d e In college colors a r e m o s t a l t r a c t h a t a r o p r o v e d u n n e c e s s a r i l y d a n g e r s n g g c s t c d t h e b a d m a n , n n d w b l l e > e a c h e v e n i n g t h o a u d i e n c e w n s i n v i t e d P a n s ' s m a d e b y m i x i n g l i t h a r g e a n d tivo, a n d a r e really v e r y m u c h liked by o u s n n d s t r i c t l y l i m i t i n g t h e a m o u n t
t h e r t a l k e d Olive f o r g o t t h n t s h o w n s \ t o r e t u r n u n t i l t h e w h o l o w e r o finished, ! Rl.^ccrin t o t h e c o n s i s t e n c y of t h i c k b o y s w h o often r e s e n t a p p a r e l m n d e of a n y e x p l o s i v e t h a t e a n b e u s e d tin r p R E E S Ajfp PLANT8.-AllT.Hetl(i. Anfo.
b.v t h e fair flngers of fond s i s t e r s a n d ,
,
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In c o m p a n y of n m a n w h o w n s o n t - ; s o m e t i m e s f o r t y n i g h t s .
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' cream or putty.
cousins.
dor g i v e n c o n d i t i o n s . — B o s t o n T r a n - | S ' ' ^ " J ? " « K ( O « " A»ale •"<' •prioK.huloS
script
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OUTLAW.
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Dental
The Ayer Electric LiahtCo.
Office a t t h e P l a n t
Democrat
Wagon's
Concord
Buggies
Carriages,
Butcher
Carts
Harnesses
Cariiage Repairing in All
Its Branches Promptly
Done
Frederick Whitney
FLOWERS
H. H U E B N E R
C.W. GREEN
PIANO TUNER
L y m a n K e n n e t h Clark
Counsellor-at-Law
E^D; STONL,'
Insurance Agent and Broker
PLUMBING
HEATING
VENmATING
O'Toole Brothers
Get Our Prices
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P 0 T A 8 H iKl CUAY.
"VrOTICE Is hereby given that the BubWon Her a Diadem.
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istrator of the estate ot isamuel P. Sargent,
H o w did tho French come Into SiciExperiment In Indiana, in Application late
Perhaps a better tltlo would h a v e
of Littleton, in the Countv of Middlesex,
ly?
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beea " H o w a Girl Doesn't Throw,"
Ueceased, Intestate, and has taken upon himtertainment held a t a French court becaus^ It Is well k n o w n that a girl
self tbat trust by giving bond, as the la^Y
directs,
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Beatrice,
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In Indiana s o m e e x p e r i m e n t s have
cannot propel a ball or anything else
.\11 persons having demands upon the esof Charles of Anjou, the brother of
been made in w h i c h reclaimed s w a m p t.-ite
like a boy. Most people—and all boys
of said deceased are required to exhibit
[Orl
final.]
Louis
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of
France,
w-as
removed
land w a s treated with a d r e s s i n g of the same; and all persons indebted to said
—conclude t h a t this d e f e c t arises from
trom
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range
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clay kuown to be very rich In potash. estate are called upon to make payment to
clumsiness, b u t t h a t Is a mistake.
tow;;itli. Joel w-as reaching a n a g e tupled by her t w o younger sisters,
It w a s expected that t h e potash i n . t h e
The difference b e t w e e n a girl's throwtbe
queen
of
France
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d
the
queen
of
clay would be m a d e available by havAddress, V, Pinckncy .St., lioston, JIass. where he wished for a home. H e adlug and a boy's Is substantially t h i s .
M A K I N G P U R E IV1ILK.
England.
Mortified
by
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humiliation,
Auj-'iist 15, laos.
3U9
ing It cultivated In. For t w o y e a r s
mitted to hhusflf that h e couldn't h a v e
The boy crooks h i s elbow a n d
the returned to her apartments and
crops were grown on soil s o treated
reaches back, w i t h t h e upper part of
a lioijie without a w o m a n , a n d he
W h a t the Massachusetts A g r i c u l t u r a l
burst
luto
tears.
Upon
learulng
the
never stopped long enough t o d o a n y cause of her chagrin and ber s a y i n g his arm about a t a right a n g l e of fortyCollege Is Doing f o r Dairy Interests.
Land s o treated produced about t h e
cou."t!iig. I l o w a s a l w a y s m o v i n g on that s h e would be able to g i v e up her five degrees. Tho direct a c t of throws a m e a s check plots of the s a m e soil
the towpath. aud how can a m a n make life to confine her tresses for oue hour ing is accomplished by bringing t h o
The n e w dairy barn at t h e .Massaon w h i c h no clay h a d been put.
arm back w-ith a sort of snap, working
c h u s e t t s agricultural college Is equiplov,.- who is continually w a l k i n g behind beneath a diadem Charles embraced
every joint from shoulder to w r i s t
T h e reclaimed s w a m p soil w a s also
ped with a s t a b l e and milk house dea I. rse or a mule pulling a cunalboat? bor affectionately and said, "Set your
The girl throws w i t h her whole nrm
signed w-Ith a v i e w of producing milk very rich In organic matter, which in
'"t the route w a s a little unoccupied heai-t a t rest, countess, for beforo long rigid, the boy w i t h h i s wholo ainii reas nearly pure a s it Is possible to Its decay might be supposed to a c t
I will make y o u a greater queeu than
ho'^v..Tcio.ss
the
from
tho
towmake It under ordinary stable condi- a d v a n t a g e o u s l y o n t h e potash locked
either of your sisters." So he prom- laxed. W h y this marked a n d unmispa:!i that Joel would h a v e coveted it
tions. T h e s t a b l e shown In t h e photo up in t h e clay. T o what e x t e n t s u c h
ised her. H e defeated Manfred, t h e takable difference e x i s t s , may bo e x he iMd had a w-lfe to put In It. One
Is equipped w i t h steel stanchions, potash is available i s a matter n o t
last of the Norman kings, and caused plained by the f a c t that t h e clavlclo
day when he passed he s a w smoke Couradino, the great-graudsou o t the or collar bone in t h e feminine anatomy
w-hlch are flxed In concrete, s o that fully determined.
T h e above m a y h a v e s o m e bearing
curling from tbe chimney and a w-omau Emperor Frederick, to be mercilessly is somo Inches longer a n d set some dethe entire s t a b l e c a n be cleaned with
water dally. , T h e celling Is plastered on t h e practice of plowing worn out
at a window-. After p a s s i n g a n d re- slain, be himself and Beatrice w i t n e s s - grees low-er d o w n t h a n In t h e l i a s c u llne frame. T h e long, crooked, awkand painted until there are no c h a n c e s land a little .deeper t h a n usual to g e t
passing on several trips he made up ing the scene. Upon the death o t h i s
ward bone interferes w i t h t h e full and
an Inch or t w o of soil In which t h e
for dirt to collect.
bis mind from observation that the brother Charles became king of Nafree use of t h e ' a r m . T h i s Is the reap o t f i h h a s not been exhausted. If the
ples,
thus
fulfilling
t
h
e
cherished
deVentilation is provided hy t h e K i n ?
w-oman lived alone.
son w h y a girl c a n n o t t h r o w a stone
clay si:;;'ad on t h e reclaimed s w a m p
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land did not yield up i t s potash w-hat
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he had ever h.id. H e resolved to take
may be expected of t h e potash in the
First Victory of tho Revolution.
inch or t w o of soil just below t h e js not how pretty it looks but how ready .T!\antage o t it. Before starting on
Tho Wrist and t h e Arm.
The Importance o t the assault upon
level on w-hlch t h e p;ow- h a s been it is to do business. Don't put off calling 01.0 of his trips he prepared a small
T h e real w r i s t a s one might say, Is Fort William aud Mary Is generally
on us to look over yours until you need it
wont to run In worn o u t lands?
the elbow j o i n t It is all hand, prac- overlooked by historians. T h e demon
board, on w-hich he wrote in chalk:
in a hurry. X o
It h a s been a s s u m e d that when t h e
']• .-0 Maddam. 1 would be hapy to mak tically speaking, from that point t o the stratlons against various British armed
yt^r,- aqualntence. I am driven a mule tips o t t h e flngers. W^heu y o u turn vessels, beginning w-ith the firing upou
PLUMBKKS CAX PKKFORJI
burface soil has been rendered deon the towpath.
JOEL THROGGS.
your wrist it Is the whole forearm the schooner St. John in July, 17Ci. a s
ficient In potash by l o n g cropping, a n d
-MIRICLKS.
On reaching the house in question that makes the t w i s t a n d every move- well a s the battle of Alamance, in
t h e r e w a s a potash-rich soil just beW e are pretty lively and prompt, but hi threw- tho board iuto tho ;.ard ment of the flngers i s controlled by t h e North Carolina, iu 1771, w-ere essentiallow-, plowing a little deeper
would
we cannot promise to serve everybody on tv.thout stopping his mule. This w a s muscles of the forearm. T h e p o w e r ly local and were s o f a r removed from
Plan of Model M i l k House.
m a k e it u n n e c e s s a r y to purchase comthe minute when the rush of the' put-it-off
mercial potash. H a s this claim, a s k s people begins. Be good to vourself and Mr. Throggs' first love letter. It w a s to turn t b e wrist to and fro a t t h e el- tho Revolutionary period that they proIng a r r a n g e m e n t s , and a s t e a m heatthe Farmers' R e v i e w , been sufficiently us, by having us look after yo'ur needs in not very neat—indeed, It w a s somo- bow- joint Is possessed only by h u m a n duced no appreciable effect upon t h e
ing plant Is a l s o Included to k e e p t h e
wljat bulky—but they say "Love laughs beings a n d monkeys, a n d e v e n t h e war i t s e l f
T h e "Boston massacre"
e s t a b l i s h e d ? It Is a problem worthy the plumbing line now.
temiierature e v e n In s e v e r e weather.
at locksmiths." Why shouldn't tho lit- higher apes are n o t able to do t h e trick w a s the repulse of a mob by a squad
of extended s t u d y .
This barn is far too e x p e n s i v e to h"
tle god s m i l e benignly on a board billet nearly a s w-ell a s w e can. In this of British regulars, but at Fort Wilduplicated under a v e r a g e farm condidou.\?
m o v e m e n t the great bleeps muscle liam and Mary the royal standard w a s
FENCING DRY GULLIES.
tions, and is d e s i g n a t e d to test t h e
When Joel passed the house on his In t h e upper arm is Importantly con- lowered for t h e flrst time, a n d t h e gnnpossibilities of high-grade milk proHow a Barrier Can Be Put Up T h a t
return trip, on the end of a chicken corned, its powerful action In turning pow-der taken therefrom w a s b u m e ' l
duction, and Is n o t presented a"; a
WK.ST ST., A Y K R
the forearm outward being accounta- by the patriots a t B u n k e r HUL T h j '
coop h a d beeu chalked:
W i l l Not Wash Away.
model for farm dairies.
ble for t h e fact that -we are able t o king recognized in t h e daring assault
I shud bo pleczed to mako yourn.
Tel., Shois 9G-4, Housc, 89-12
The milk h o u s e Is separated from
p u t so much more strength into a tw-lst the inevitability of t h e impending
As t h e s y s t e m of grain
farming
MAHULDY WIGGINS.
the stable by a n ante-room t h ' r o u g h - rl-.anges to o n e of general farming
In that direction than the opposite struggle. There Is truth in the claim
So f a r s o good. Joel had not prely ventilated, through w-hich t h e mii;:- Including stock, t h e subject of fencw a y . Many o t our most familiar tools set forth on the tablfet on t h e old Fort
pared stationery, wooden or otherwise,
ers pass in t a k i n g
milk from the ing Is naturally a very Important o n e .
Indeed, such a s t h e screwdriver, are Constitution of today that the site
for a reply, so it w-as n o t till he c a m e
stable to t h e milk room. Through this WUh t h e various f e n c i n g n o w manumade with reference to t h e anatomical marks "the flrst victory o t the Ameralong on h i s next trip that he respondante-room t h e y p a s s into a straining factured to be u s e d where wood Is
peculiarity In question. It is for this ican Revolution."—Army and N a v y
ed. T h e n he ran across the road beroom, where t h e milk is poured Into scarce, or In t h e t i m b e r
reason a n d n o other that all s c r e w s Life.
sections
tween the tow-path and the canal and
a tank and runs through a strainer where material for building post-andturn t o t h e right
set the top of a n old table on the gate,
and a small o p e n i n g in t h e wall Into rall fences Is plentiful, t h e matter of
A Pretty W a r m Fish.
on w h i c h he had written:
A well know-n fisherman w a s fishing
constructing suitable f e n c e s for turnReed and Strout.
I
wud
estcam
miself
oncred
et
you
There is no direct connection be- ing stock is c o m p a r a t i v e l y simple. In
for perch a n d w a s seated along t h e
wud tak a rido with me on my nex , Thomas B. Keed served in t h e n a v y
t w e e n this r e c e i v i n g room and t h e either, case, how-ever, there are altrip. The mule has a easy gate. Bring during the civil war, a n d In 1865 he edge of a lake near the roots of a
a piller to set on.
separator, so that t h e latter Is not ex- w a y s gullies to be c r o s s e d In w h i c h
large tree, -which w a s a favorite spot
returned to Portland to practice law.
posed to t h e dirt of t h e stable. A re- there is running w a t e r part of the
for t h e perch. Luck had been only
B u t the course of true love can't be One of t h e strongest m e n a t thejPortfrigerator is a t t a c h e d , into which bot- year hut In the s u m m e r they are comfair, a n d he w a s d e b a t i n g o n t h e quesexpected alw-ays to ruu smooth. When land bar a t the time w a s A. A. S t r o u t
tled milk can be placed a s soon as pletely dried up and t h e stock free to
tion of hauling i n t h e line and going
Joel passed again the end of t h e chick- Before beginning the trial of a suit it
prepared and k e p t at a low temperahome when there c a m e a powerfni
en coop glared w-ith big chalk letters:
w a s Strout's habit to inquire of every
ture until delivered.
tug.
juror
a
s
to
the
state
of
his
health
a
n
d
Can't.
Out
to
work
all
day.
ALSO, A L L KIXDS OF C A R R L U i E
A butter-making room Is also proImpress
each
w-ith
the
Idea
that
t
h
e
H e k n e w t h a t h e h a d a hijge flsli
Joel w a s despondent. N o t only w a t
R K P A I R I X G , :;UBBKR TIRKS,
vided, equipped w i t h all modern mahe tied to t h e tow-path, but h i s love l a w y e r w a s solicitous of that juror's and struggled vlgorotisly for twentyP
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chinery, but t h e principal object of
Reed and Strout minutes before h e landed his prize.
also w a s at work.
H e thought the personal w-elfare.
P R O M P T L Y DOXK A T X K W S H O P
the buildfng is t h e preparation of [jure.
It w a s a sunflsh, o n e of the largest hematter over a s he jogged along, n o w w e r e constantly antagonizing each
whole milk.
OX C K X T R A L A V K N U E .
and tben gently laying his whiplash other, though they were very good had ever seen. ' H e landed It o n tlieThere are three points about this
Phone, 74-3, res. 7i'-4. A Y K R , .MASS.
en tho back of his mule, and w h e n he friends, i n nearly every case of Im- bank, and then he noticed that thodairy that are w o r t h y of note by pracreached t h e terminus prepared anothei portance Strout and Reed were on op- rays from t h e fish w e r e s o powerful
tical farmers: First, that t h e milk
letter, a longer one—so long that he posite sides. It w a s annoying Indeed that he w-as almost blinded, a n d t h e
house be s e p a r a t e from t h e stable;
needed more room to w-rite it. H e se- for t h e s u a v e Strout to hear Reed grass in the vicinity w a s shriveled u p
second, that t h e m i l k e r s do not enter
by the heat.
' A Dry Gully Fence.
lected t h e door of the canalboat cabin, drawl o u t before the opening of a
the s e p a r a t i n g room, and, third, proA f e w minutes later t h e m a n fell
which he took off its hinges, lay on c a s e :
vision should be m a d e for cooling t h e pass from one field to another through
the deck a n d wrote a s follow-s:
"Well, your honor, Brother Strout over. H e had b e e n s n n s t m c k b y t h e
milk Immediately after it is strained the dry gully. It Is pretty hard to run
sunflsh and w a s beyond hope.—Phildere Mahuldy, I saved 650 dollera. Im h a v i n g flnished his morning task of adelphia American.
and bottled.
a fence across a small stream a s the
N E W T O X ST., A Y E R
lookin fur a home w-ere tw-o harts kin s h a k i n g hands w i t h the jury, w e m a y
first heavy rain is liable to carry It
beet together. Sposen I ilne with you now, I hope, proceed with the busiPOINTS TO REMEMBER.
aw-ay. Here, s a y s t h e Farmer, is a
an wc work your yard fur garden truck n e s s of t h e c o u r t "
S-tartllng.
fur
the market. Prises is hi In town.
s u g g e s t i o n for o v e r c o m i n g this difA gentleman opened a letter addressStay hum nex time I pas, wensday. lie
i h e Cans f o r the Creamery M i l k Must ficulty.
By hanging a frame from t w o
rldo you a few miles, an w-o can tavrk
ed to his son containing suggestions
Beating Women.
Be Clean.
supports placed o n either bank of the
it over, lie pay you tho days wages.
"If It Is true that national a d a g e s from a friend to the latter for a novel
gully a s w i n g i n g g a t e can soon be
FLORAL D E S I G N S
On p a s s i n g the house the n e x t time give an Insight Into the Ideas of a peo- w-hich he (the son) w a s privately -writ
The can mu.= t be sw-eet and clean in made that will turn stock. W h e n t h e
Joel carried this bulky letter to the ple," s a y s t h e Beriln Radical, "women ing. The father w a s exceedingly surA SPECIALTY
order to keep t h e milk sweet.
That gully is dry the g a t e effectually c l o s e s
premises and set it up a g a i n s t the must occupy a strange position In Rus- prised and frightened upon reading the
same milk can m u s t be emptied out as the opening w-hlle In t i m e s of fresh- F E L C H
Ayer, Mass fence.
sia. One o f these old s a w s runs, 'Love following dreadful w o r d s :
it c o m e s from t h e factory at noon, so e t s It sw-lngs out w-ith t h e Increasing
*"' ^-^ ^ ' ' Telephone Connection
•When Joel passed the followiug your w i f e a s much as your mule." and
<iU SALK.—One nor>e. Kiirni \\":.-oii.
you can have it ready for t h e e v e n i n g v o l u m e of water. T h e frame can be
caution In constructing your plots, or tho
nearly new. (ioorl .-:e.-iin.l Hand Deni.> W e d n e s d a y afternoon Mahuldy w a s another tells the good man, 'Shake yonr governor will be sure to discover tho
milk.
Don't let It stand out by tho sjiiked together in a very short time,
c-rat \\ au'on, ^taii.lini: Top Carrvail, just imt
road until you are ready to milk. I although It m a y be framed together If of paint'hop. Hout.le Tip Cart, low from waiting for him with a pillow- "to set w i f e as y o u would a fruit tree.' That dead body ot GerivhJlno In the cellar, and
Except for the lack of several w o m a n Is not considered frail Is s h o w n then your secret will bo o u t -JTou conhave seen a good m a n y places w-here a more elaborate g a t e Is desired. By wheel-, C:irriai.-e... Wai:oii> and Hiirnes>e. of on."
sulted mo about the strychnine. 1 certhe patron will e m p t y the can and placing the rails close together near all devription-, alwav. on hand at rii-lil front teeth aud oue eye gone she by the adage, 'You may safely beat tainly think you are giving It blm In
I)riee>. .ill hand.-ewed Double Team liarclean s a m e out with cold w-ater If they the bottom such a gate can be made to ne^^ at S.M.IKI. K. li. KKI.CII. I arriaL-e. Ilar- wasn't bad looking, Joel w-as mucb .vour wifo with a broom handle, tor rather largo doses. Lot Emily put her
H e helped her up on the she Is not made o t porcelain.' Beat- mother In a madhouse. It •will answer
have no warm w-ater handy. It is no turn any kind of stock.
iie>. and Iiiiplenicnt Iiealer. .Vver.
mule's back and walked along beside ing must be considered a w-holesome your purposo well to havo tho old girl
wonder some patrons get the milk
out of tho w-ay. I think your forgery Is
R. H. S A B I N
her. She told him that she w-as a w-id- pastime, to judge from t h e saying, 'If for too small a sum. Mako It threo thouback the next day b e c a u s e the can had
A WOOD C A R R I E R .
ow
with
no
Incumbrances.
She
your
wife
deserves
a
beating
in
the
sand. Leave tho rest of your portlcnlarly
no chance to air o u t and w-as not flt to
been perml;teil to live In the house morning, remind her of her faults by nlco family circle to me. .1 will flnlsh
use for milk.
them oft and send you back the "fatal
Rack W h i c h W i l l A i d One in Carryrent free.
It bad no especial value, giving her another a t noon.' In jus- dagger-'
aftcrw-ard by p o s t Yours,
Empty your c a n s o u t a s soon a s you
and t h e land wasn't worth S50 a u acre. tification o t this kind ot attention t h e
get them back: r i n s e them w-ith cold
.
.,
^
JACK.
She accorded with Joel's plan, especial- Russian says, 'The more a m a n beats
water, then boiling hot water. U s e a
Carrying In w-ood Is a chore that tho Surveys, Plans, Kcj.orts .ind Estimates, ly a s he hnd money enough to b u y the his w i f e t h e better h i s meals w i l l be.' " —l.x>ndon Express.
East Main St., A Y E B , Mass. Tel. Con.
brush to wash t h e m ; never take a r a e boys do not like and older folks beplace and stock It. B u t s h e w a s
Burning Heretic*.
and think that w-ill do the work. It
g r u d g e the time.
s o m e w h a t coy about marrying a man
The S e a Serpent Myth.
Tho following items, copied from t h e
will n o t ; a brush will find every holBy making a rack
she had never seen before and w a n t e d
It is possible, e v e n probable, that the municipal records o t Canterbury b y a u
low place In t h e c a n and do t h e work
IT". , with four legs, a s
time to consider.
sea serpent myth started In all good English magazine, s h o w t h a t t h e b n m better than a n y t h i n g e l s e y o u can g e t .
show-n In the IllusJoel's only objection to delay w-as faith. In t h e southern seas grow t h e ing of heretics in 1535, t h e time of t h e
Then after t h e c a n Is washed, lay It
tration,
enough
that they w o u l d wish to communicate, gigantic algae, the largest of w h i c h genial K i n g H e n o ' VIII., w a s a n Indown In a place w-here the fresh air
wood m a y be carOFKICKS
and this w a s difflcult H e h a d already measure from 400 t o (XK) feet In length. expensive a m u s e m e n t :
will blow and let it Ile there for about ried In at o n e trip to last a day or
To bringing a heretic from I o n three hours. Then y o u will have a can two.
T h e outside bars m a y be four K A S T P K n - E R K i . L A . N D ( J R O T O N , M A S S been obliged to use t h e door of t h e T h e s e w h e n rolled on the beach form
don
UB. SO.
canalboat.
A s his passion g r e w he enormous cables several hundred f e e t
that is ready and fit to receive t h e or six feet long, t h e e n d s rounded for
2s. Od.
would need more spaco.
T h e only long a n d a s thick a s a good sized tree For w-ood to bum hliB
milk.
handles. Small s t a k e s hold the wood
gunpowder
.-,
n
larger stationery he could think o l trunk. Such cables w a s h e d o u t t o s e a For
A stako and staplo
Sd.
That Is t h e most trouble In t h e sum- from rolling off t h e e n d s and when
w a s a n old tent ho possessed. H o by storms m n y very easily have g i v e n
mer season. T h e cans are nol prop- loaded it may be c o n v e n i e n t l y handled
might rip out a side, w-rlte his mes- rise to the farfnmed bnt y o t undiscov- Total
,..17«.Sd.
erly cared for. And that Is the reaso.n hy t w o persons
sage on It nnd set It up on poles w h e n ered sea serpent.—New York Amerithp creamery m a n a l w a y s gets more
Inspiring
Hope.
ho passed. If he needed a still larger can.
or less sour milk, s o be sure and take
T h e Old Apple Orchard.
Weare aireiit- for one ot the lar^'e«t Kn- •space, he might uso tho whole of one
The Doctor—Bear up. I m u s t , tell
caro of your milk c a n s .
The old apple orchard may be made graving tirms in New York citv, and can
your the worst—you .can't possibly reside of the canalboat.
Nice,
Easy
Job.
guarantee
satlsfaetion.
Prices
.as
low
as
i»
After the milk Is placed In tho c a n useful by getting rid of t h e grass .and
consistent with good w-ork. Address Cards.
T h e following advertisement recently cover. T h e Client—Thatis n, pity, f o i
-Mrs. W i g g i n s thoi^ht the matter
do not do like s o m e farmers do—let It putting s o m e crop Into the orchard We<ldlng fingraving of all kind.s, etc.
over and found thnt her modesty would appeared In an English n e w s p a p e r : If I'd lived a b i t longer I s h o n l d ' h a v e
stay In t h e barn o v e r night-—for It will that w-lll not take very much from
GEO. II. H. T U R X E R , A Y E R .
not admit of such open lovemaklng. "Man required for demonstration pnr- come into a fortune. As'It Is, I haven't
absorb all t h e s t a b l e air, and when t h e trees in t h e w a y of plant food,
She said t h e nclghlxirs might g e t on pose an old English rack (star cham- a penny to pay y o u w i t h , doctor. T h e
the milk c o m e s to t h e creamery and but that w i n cover t h e ground. T h e
to it. Joel didn't care for tho neigh- ber pattern); would have to be slightly Doctor—Well, n o w , don't g i v e up hoj)*
will
you take the c o v e r off the can t h e crop should be s o m e t h i n g that
bors, but objected to the trouble of stretched t o s h o w h o w rack w o r k e d ; We'll try to mend y o n . WtfU t r y ^ I l creamery mnn t h i n k s h e Is close to a not require t h e orchard t o be deeply
lustrated Bits.
getting up such big messages.
cow stable Instead of running a cream- plowed, for thnt will destroy m a n y
and
said mournfully that "if they k e p '
of t h e roots of t h e trees. In t h e atery.—P. C. F l a s k e g a r d .
Aa t o S t a g e Fright,
n-growln' he'd h c v to use t h e mainsail
t e m p t s to recuperate apple orchards,
Quite Fortunate.
"Stage fright" la s u r e l y a m o n g tb«
this h a s been t h e m i s t a k e m a d e — t h e .MAIN-ST , T r n N K R ' s BLDO. AYKR. MASS of a COO ton schooner beforo t h e y w e r e
N e w Girl (timidly)—I s'pose y o u a r c
stuff t h e Cow.
most mysterions o f / s u d d e n s e U o r e s .
married."
*
a flno cook, m u m ? Young Mistress—
An Institute s p e a k e r said: "Thore destruction of t h e roots of the t r e e s
5Iis» R. T. KEN.VKP, TrrKwRiTi.vo
It begins w h e n t h e a c t o r o r speaker
B168S
nie,
n
o
!
I
don't
know
a
n
y
t
h
i
n
g
Is a s a y i n g : 'Stuff t h e steer and starve or a t least a large p e r c e n t a g e of them.
This settled the matter. Mrs. W i g •«««re '.»IOiOHO
-9-SZ '»iioiid.ii.i,T,
thinks "they are n o t i n t e i e s t c d In mo."
the c o w . ' In s o m e c a s e s I would T h e s u c k e r s should be c u t from t h e
gins, w h o htjd already ridden three about I t N e w Girl (relieved)—Then
'HH'KI.VVH.l n '.-I
I t ends w h e n h e d e t e r m i n e s "1 will i n trees,
and
the
l
i
m
b
s
eliminated.
c h a n g e .It to read, stuff the c o w and
miles, g o t dow-n from t h e mnlc. I t w a s we'll g e t along famously, m u m . I
terest them."—Londoi> Chronicle.
starve t h e steer, In others, starve t h e It Is seldom that m u c h can be gained
agreed b e t w e e n them thnt Joel should don't either.—New York J o n m n l .
steer and starve t h e c o w . But If y o n by s e v e r e pruning, e x c e p t whore an
resign nt fhe end of tbe montb from
Tha ^ o d a r n Child.
want to he a Christian you will 'stuff unusually Inrge a m o u n t of wood h a s
his position of mule driver a n d a s The-Pearl of Great Price.
Little Girl b£»'Four (standing en.
b
e
e
n
m
a
d
e
.
the steer and stuff t h e cow,' If thoy
s u m e tho position of husband. B u t In
"Put disposition obove beanty," Is
-I,->a,I 0^ )oj{ 5IJ0A\ j n o JUB-UOAV -^.W
arc w-orth It; If not, consign them to
thp Interval Mahuldy w n s to s t a y a t the a d v i c e of a modeni s a g e t o tho tranced before t h e w i n d o w o f a toythe sausage mill.
Don't feed a cowhome. In order that they m i g h t con- y o u n g mnn w h o thinks of t a k i n g to shop)—Oh, mothe^,.'lj y o n w a s m y H t
Loss In Flooded Fleld«,
XEAV A P P L E B A R R E L S F O R SAI.K verse when he passed he w n s to- b u y a
tlo girl, w o u l d n ' t I t a k e y o n In and
dried bread nor all p i e and cake. Give
himself a w i f e . B u t It requires s u c h
During t h e recent h e a v y rains w o
A T LOVE,IOY'S COOPERAGE)
bay yon some o f these lovely t h i n g s ! her a variety."
megaphone
for
himself
and
o
n
e
f
o
r
a
l
o
n
g
time
t
o
discover
dlsposltlonv—
h a v e noted t h e large l o s s of fertility
ALSO, AGENT KOR
London Tatler.
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through flooding of flelds. In o n e largo T H E C R Y S T A L H R A X D N A T U R A L t e r . T h e y w e r e to commence t h e dia- Providence J o n m a L
logue
-when
he
w
a
s
halt
a
mile
a
w
a
y
An Economical Food.
fleld w h e r e t h e w a t e r w a s standing
A S P H A L T P O R T A B L E ROOFTXt;.
Har Prafaranca.
That milk Is a v e r y economical food s o m e Inches deep, h u n d r e d s of plies Waterand Spark Proof. Xcvcr have to I'aint and keep it up till they were half n'
. Confliettng,
"1 want to make a gift to Miss Pa»
mile a p a r t H a v i n g arranged all this,
Is demonstrated by t h e comparison of of m a n u r e
"There i s s a f e t y In numbers," Quoted say," saM Damiey. "X •wonder what
w e r e to be seen. T h e Koofs. Cfln lie seen at Cooper Shop of A cJoel handed her SI In Hon of t h e day's the w i s e gu.v.
the food values of milk and beef. A w a t e r In t h e fleld had a s l i g h t current, GURTUS LovE.lov,42 East .Main St., ,\ver.
'.
sort ot animal abtfdptotet ior t petr,
w a g e s a n d kissed hor, nnd sho s e t off
quart of milk at eight c e n t s Is eqniva. w h i c h w a s carrying oft t h e manure
"And y e t TVO are, told t h a t too inany
OR SALE—A Parlor Pool Table..') teot back t o her home.
"A man," pibmiitly snggested Mla»'
lent In food value t o a pound of beef from the piles and w a s a l s o carrying
long, 2J feet wide, can be .«ct on any din.
cooks spoil t h e broth," added t h o sim- BSiox.-Phllaaelphla I»res«.
a t 18 cents.
T h i s m e a n s that four off other fertility w a s h e d o u t of t h e lng.room or similar table, nnd can l>e chant'cd
ple
Becord.
In d u e t i m e t h e y were mafrled. T h o
cents"' worth of milk
furnishes
a s plowed soil. Lack of proper outlet to a billiard tiblc In one minute: has I.'i balls, county turned o n t t o the w e d d i n g u n 6que»and rest; In flrst class condition; ,iii«t
The only real thing Is to stndy Ub^ -A'
m u c h food e n e r g y In t h e body a s nine for t h e w a t e r w a s t h e c a u s e Of t h i s the thing for voung people at home, as well invited, t h e brido wondering h o w t h e y
T h e b r a v e m a n m a y f a n , b n t b e to "tid life, ot lamentation and 'tMi^'^'
c e n t s ' worth of beef.
as
the
older
ones.
Price,
8C.0O,
Ininiirc
at
great waste.
knew abont I t
OSCAB COX.
c a n n o t yield.—Irish Proverb.
plalntf-BplctAtna.
Public Spirit Offlcc, Ayer
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Big Stationery.;
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General Blacksmithinof.
Horseshoeing ? Specialty.
Wm. Crombie
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Works
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F
C i v i l Engineer
.And S u r v e y o r
Boynton & Parker
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>9BLIBBED ZVIBY SATUBDAY BT JOHU Sunday by Rev. Mr. Green of Boston, who ,a black casket covered with beautiful floral
'concern and probed deep into the prob> -has been a gueit for the past few weeks
H A R V A R D .
B. TUB&EK, AYER, MASS
visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. G. A. tributes, among them a spray of eighty- lems of the high school, and it is only just of her^ister, M r t . ' I d a M . Warren, bas reSeaver. Mr. Green is well liked and the eight white and purple asters, bouquets and fair to say have kept fullr abreast of turned home. . Earl W. Pamoa of Chicago,
Njfws ITEM8.—Schools opoQ for some
services were well attended. ^
from Mrs, Charles Burnham, Mr. aniiMrs. the times,
j an officer at the Portsinouth navy yard^ .of our girls next week. Miss Ruth BagClarence
Russell
and
Mrs.
Samtiel
Swett.
•Rev. J . H. Cox expects to preach in his
Tn the selection of their new teacher for wlio has l>een the- guest of Mrs. WarreiT
Nr, who received a fine offer to go to MalThe burial took place at the Sonth ce'me- the high school mucb tbought and inquuy returned to his bome Wednesday,
\
<, goes to.May nard to. teach, where sbe
Subscribers are Urged t<^ Keep pidpit next Sunday morning and evening tar)-,
Samuel Swett, Clarence Russell, Ed- has been given, and while the comniittee
and
also
to
conduct
the
regnlar
covenant
a school. Miss Maud
Miss Gertrude Stay of Somerville spent
Their .Subscriptions
meetiog, which wiil be heldin-the Baptist ward C. Tucker and Elmer Wallace serv-- realize the vast importance of the mental this week with Mr. and Mrs. V. O'Brien. King goes to Orange to teach; Miss ChrisIn Advance.
development of the pupils, the moral and
tine Webster is located in AVebster on the
vestry on Saturday eveniog. T^p^ l ^ u r s - ing as bearers.
Samuel B.-Scott, who bas been on the teaching force.
dapr evening prayer Bervice't>eine','o|t^tted . The community was shocked by the sud- physical welfare of the school at large lias sick
list
is
improving
slowly.
this week and combined vrith tbn^ i ^ V ^ ' den death of Mrs. Francena Hobart, widow also received special attention, and in orLast Mdnday Miss.Ruth bagster' spent
JQ.;Ai)Vjb<Cli PAYIKO 8UB8CHIBEKS ONE
August Buclcheim has sold bis place on
der to accompUsb this it is important that
the_day at Canobie'Lake, I C - H . j with
Mrs. Wai ter Byther, who has beqn f Mn4- of the late Fred G. Hobart, wbich occurred the teacher should keep in touch with his the Lancaster road to Nelson Bodah.
" \ '
nOLLAB.
Tuesday
forenoon,
Sept.
1.
Mrs,
Hobart
companion teachers from Lowell.
ing a few weeks with her daughter, Mr*':
pupils, especially the boys, in their leisure
Rev. A. A. Bronsdon and family arJ. H. Ormsby of Joslynville, returned Fri- had been driving and returned home and hours
The AVesterly Granite Co. are erecting
W e Publish the Following Papers :
outside
of
the
school
building,
which
rived
Thursday,
from
Pocasset.
partly
unharnessed
the
horse.
She
was
day to her home in Beverly.
a 81500 monument at Bellevue cemetery
discovered by a passer-by lying on the cannot fail to have the effect of lifting
Turner's Public Spirit, Ayer,
Wm.
H.
Wolff
has
purchased
the
house
for Dr. J . M. Eaton, who has recently
George Roebuck left Friday with the ground in the front yard. Dr. Holcombe tbe school to a high moral plane and ceThe Groton Landmark,
auto to join Mr. and Mrs. C. S Homer, in was summoned, but life was extinct and ment the social relatious between teacher opposite tbe residence ot Fred D. Weeks, taken up a lot there.
now
occupied
by
Andrew
Flynn
and
Guy
Prout's Xeck, Me.
Kent and Ellery Royal are visiting in
The Westford Wardsman,
she had evidently been dead about three and pupils, thereby securing the best pos- Cook. Mr. Wolff will occupy the upper
Albany, X. Y., with the Bacons, who were
,
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Smith are spending hours. She is survived by a son, Elwin sible results.
tiat when vacated bv the Flynn family, here
TJie Littieton Guidon,
in town this summer.
a few weeks with relatives in Hillsboro, JS . Hofsess, a granddaughter. Miss Gladys
With these facts io view, Wilbur S. wbo bave rented the lower fiat in the bouse
The Harvard Hillside,
H.
Ellen Hofsess, and a brother Byran Law Beeman of West Brookfield has been se- ot the late Henry E. Edgarton,
Miss Emma AVard of Shirley is visiting
tbis week with Miss Hersey.
Miss. Marie Leach, who bas been visit- of Townsend. She was born in Brookline cured for the high school principal, who
The Pepperell Clarion,
Servicts will be held at the Congregaing at the home of Mr, and Mrs. Alexan- and was fifty-eight years of age. An .in- fully understands and coincides with the tional church Sunday, Sept. C, Rev, A, Saturday, Sept. 5, sister Olive Hatch,
The Shirley Oracle,
dustrious
womau,
wno
was
always
willini»
wishes of the committee in this respect.
der Reed, has returned to her home in
A- Bronsdon will occupy the pulpit at for nearly all her life a member of the
to assist others.
The Tovynsend Tocsin,
Cochituate.
At the new schoolhouse, besides other 10.45 a.m. Sunday school at twelve; reg- Shaker society, will pass the hundredth
Miss M. Elinor Tower, who has been
THe Brookline Beacon.
A little son was born to Mr. and Mrs. repairs a porch has been built over the ular c.E. meeting with monthly rollcall in milestone in her life's journey. She is
well and active and has wonderful control
spending the summer vacation here has Rufus J. WelU, Monday, August 21. Tbe entrance to protect tbe children in stormy the vestry at seven p.m.
of her faculties. Her friends, of whom
returned to Erving, where she is to teach little one only lived a half day. The fu- weather, while general repairs, sanitary
/ SATURDAY, SKITE.MUEK 5, 1U08
Harold Halpin, who has been spending she has many, wish her continued health
arrangements
and
ventilation
have
been
for the ensuing year.
neral took place Tueeday afternoon, the
afew weeks with his grandparents, Mr. and happiness.
looked into and defects remedied.
TO-WNSEND.
Miss Grace L. Seaver, daughter of E. W, Rev. W. F. Whitney of Milford ofBciatlng.
The school yards have also been equipped and Mrs, James Gately, returned to his
On Monday, Sep'. 7, the c.E. convenSeaver, a former resident here, has been
A vEKY HAI'I'V EVEXT took place at witb swings and teeter boards, which will home in Chelsea last Sunday.
C E N T E K — F r e d Whitney and Miss Mar" spending a few days with her cousin. Miss
tion will meet here at the Congregational
B.
S.
Binney
is
confined
to
his
home
garet Coffey were marrleil at Pepperell' Alice'Seaver, She has been spending the tbe home of Mr, and Mrs. Clarence Rus- afford ample recreation and e.\ercise for
church for an all-day session. Interesting
with rheumatism.
Saturday morning, Aug. 29, by Rev. 'rhom' summer with relatives in Boston and vicin- sell, Friday, August -28, when twenty-two the children.
and instructive programs have been arof
their
relatives
assembled
to
assist
in
the
It is estimated that the new parochial
Misses Rosa Buckheim and Viola Rafuse ranged for both morning and'afternoon.
as J . Coughlin. Miss Annie Coffey, a sis- ity and will return to Montclair, ^ . .L,
planting
of
a
spruce
tree
by
Kenneth
Samschool
will
take
eighty-three
pupils
from
spent a few days this week with friends The music will also be an attractive feater of the bride and Chester Wakefield, Sept. 7, to resume her teaching.
uel Russell. Seventy-one years ago, Rtifus our schools, and consequently the services in Boston and the suburbs,
stood up with the couple. Mr. and Mrs.
ture. The public is invited to attend this
Ralph
and
George
Willard
of
Boston
Russell,
grandfather
of
Master
Kenneth,
of
one
teacher
have
been
dispensed
with,
Whitney left town on the night train amidst spent Sunday with tbeir parents, Mr. and
Arthur L, AVarren, son of C. A, Warren convention.
set
out
a
spruce
tree
on
his
twelfth
birthand,while
on
general'
principles
it
would
a shower of rice from friends gathered at I Mrs. James Willard.
Canena, Mexico, who has been visiting
Mr. Dill of AValtham, who recently purday. Thirty-one years ago Charles Rus- appear that more than one teacher could of
the station to witness their departure.
his aunt, Mrs, Ida M, Warren, started on
Mrs.' Potter of Fitchburg, who has been sell, father of Kenneth, set out a spruce be dropped, it is also a fact that it could Wednesday for Stanton, Va., where he will chased a parcel of land from the Luke
Best wishes are extended to the young
Pollard
estate on the Bolton road, has conspending a few weeks with Miss Maria B, tree on his twelfth birthday and Master not be done without affecting the system enter a military college.
couple for a happy future.
tracted with parties to build bim a house,
Wiggins, returned on Friday to her home Kenneth celebrated bis twelfth birthday of the schools. Tbis matter was carefully
W. i". Rockwood and family have re- in Fitchburg,
Tbe Shirley baseball team defeated the operations to begin at ouce.
in like manner. We think this is an un- covered from an economic standpoint, but
turned from their vacation at Brookline,
precedented event. Both of the former technicalities and methods prevent, to a Leominsters here last Saturday afternoon
Last Sunday at Congregational church
The
Misses
Agnes
Thompson
aod
Inez
X. H .
Miss Alice Dadmun sang " O divine reMcEIligott are preparing to enter Colby trees bave grown to be fine shade trees in large extent, teachers being dropped pro by a score of 5 to 1.
Miss Florent-e Copeland aud friend of University, Xew I.K)ndon, X. H., this fall, the yard at the Russell farm.
rata.
Karl Meader of Leominster was the deemer," with a violin obligato. Miss
Fitchburg are visiting at Milo Spaulding's.
Friday, about, noon, all went to the pasMrs. Jane Herrick has left the home of
The following are the list of teachers guest of his sister, Mrs, George S, Wells, Blanche Dadmun also gave a violin solo,
both numbers being especially well renfirst of the week,
Mrs. Wm. Webster, who has been stay- Mr. and Mrs. Fred J, Tenney, where she ture with hoes and drag and dug up the for the ensuing term:
ing with her son, AV. D. Farrar, has re- has been visiting and is at present with spruce tree. Kenneth planted the tree
Edwin H, Conant, who has been on the dered.
Wilbur S. Beeman, M'cst Hrooklield, printurned to her home in the West village, friends and relatives in Boston and vicin- and each one added a shovel of earth. At cipal high school; Miss Ella M, Tewksbury, sick list for the past month, is improving
Mr. Cobb, who recently purchased the
noon a roast chicken dinner was served in Lexington, as.sistant; Margaret .J. McMillan. gradually.
slightly improved in health.
Harry Lawrence farm, is completely reity.
Ayer,
seventh
and
eighth
Xellie
T.
the spacious barn. The tables being lad' Gerry Gilchrest and Rob Copeland play
First Parish church, Sunday, Sept. 6, modelling the barn and otherwise improvMrs. Lees left here Saturday morning ened with many tempting viands, which Cronin, West Groton, fifth and si.xth grades;
with the Ashbv band; who have an engage- on a visit to her daughter in Boston,
Je.s.slcaT. Pbilbrook. Ashbv, third andfourth at 11.15 a.m., Rev, Hilary Bygrave of ing the buildings.
the
genial
hostess
has
the
reputation
of
grades; Laura A. White. Shiriev, flrst and Belmont will preach.
ment at the 6reenfield, N. H., fair this
Last Tuesday Mr. Clay gave a very inMrs, Plummer and her two, spind chil- preparing. The Misses Ethel and Maude second grades; .Julia F. Rvnn, Aver, primarv
week.
grades; Gertrude M, Dodge, Worcester, gram'Mrs. Harry G. Holden has just present" structive talk to the grange on his recent
dren from Somerville are at toe.',bome of Taylor attended to tbe wants of all.
mar grades: Xettie L. Green, Shrewsbury, ed to Fredonian lodge, I . O . C E , , a verj- trip to Amherst agricultural college, which
Cbas. Kennison and Mrs. Almira Ken- Mr. and Mrs. W. Z. Sherwin. for a few
After dinner Master Kenneth placed his musical director.
nison of Ayer made an auto trip to Town- weeks.
handsome plaque whicn she executed her- was illustrated with a large number of
hand on the tree and named it Kenneth
send Snnday, viaiting Mr. and Mrs. W. L.
self from burnt wood, with all the symbols photos taken at that place.
The many friends of Rev, J , H. Cox Samuel Russell. Miss Mabel Strong gave
ST. ANTHOXY'.S new parochial school of Oddfellowship engraved thereon. Airs.
.iBruce.
C. AA', Green is filling a week's engagea
historic
sketcb
of
the
Russell
farm.
is completed and school opened Monday. Holden is prominently identified with Mary ment
are much concerned by the news of his
at the Park theatre, Boston, as subAll schools begin Tuesday, Sept. 8.
•"
serious illness at his summer home at Oak- Recitations were given by Florence, Ruth Aug. 31.
stitute
for the regular man.
A.
Livermore
Rebekah
lodge.
' Miss Helen Dobson is to attend Fitch- ledge, Me., where he is suffering from and Helen Rideout, AVillard Strong, HarWhen St. Anthony's church was dediburg Normal and Miss Lottie Bobannon blood poisioning caused by an injury to his old Blanchard, May Russell, Irene Blancli- cated, two years ago, the parish priest.
Philip E. Hocquard and wife left towu
The barn dance given at the town hall
goes to Boston University.
hand. It is hoped that he will have ^ ard. Phonograph selections were given Rev. J. H, Cot<!, who had seen his efforts Thursday morning for their old home in by the Berkeley club was a decided success
'
, Benj. Preston and T. E. Whittaker, elec- speedy recovery with no bad results, and tbroughdtJt the day.
to el<ect a Catholic church here in Shirley New Carlisle, P. Q. Mr. and Mrs. Hoc- in every way. About sixty couples, in'tHcians, are repairing the wires at Memori- that be may be able to return to his home
The Riissell farm has been occupjed by crowned with success, began to look for- quard will be greatly missed, especially at cluding many from Lancaster, Littleton
al hall aod tbe school-building whicb were here in a short time. At tbis writing no five gebyt^tions and owned by the family ward to the day wheu a parochial school tne Baptist church, where they liave been and Clinton, many of them in costumes,
were present. Tbe hall was very tastily
recently condemned by the state inspectors arrangements have been made public as to for one hundred and fifty-one years, origi- could be instituted and maintained in the actively identified for years past.
parish, AVith this in view he began to
George Vancellette, gate tender at the decorated with cornstalks, pumpkins, ladMisses Edith and Adabelle Clark will •who will occupy the Baptist pulpit during nally ctSllSining seven hundred acres.
/tmon^ those in attendance were Mr. negotiate for the purchase of the two aijd Munson crossing, has purchased the Chas. ders, scythes and other farm implements,
-.,
making it seem; like a barn scene, 'The
one-half story house situated on the opporespective schools there.
The sad news has been received here andMrs. Clarence R. Russell of Brookline; site side from the church and parsonage, Henrotay place at Slab City, and has al- work reflected credit on the committee—
located
there.
Price'paid,
S600,
Mr.
and
Mrs,
Anson
Rideout,
Florence
M.,
the Misses Dadmun, Reuben Reed, and F .
T. E. Flarity Is at Koboken, .\. ,J., this this week of the death of Mrs, Rebecca D. Ruth S, and Helen E, Rideout of Wilton; and which could be transformed with TitThe ladies of the Universalist church
Crouch, a former resident of the village
week.
tle e.xpense into a school that would con- are making preparations for an entertain- J. Flarity, The Superba orchestra was at
Mrs.
Carrie
R.
Strong,
Mabel
and
Willard
and a member of the Baptist church here,
Gordon Whitlockand family have moved who passed away at her home in Los Strong, jr., of West Medford, Mass.; Ken- veniently accommodate three hundred pu- ment of uBusual merit, to be given the its best, which means good music. In all
it was the top notch party of the summer
into the tenement recently vacated by Angeles, Cal., Aug. 31. aged eighty-three neth S. and Mary E. Russell, Exeter; Wil- pils.
latter part of this month,
season,
lis
IL
Blanchard,
Cora
B.,
Irene
and
HarFrank Eaton.
Another
feature
was
the
years. Sbe was the daughter of Elisha
Mrs, Chas, W, Haywood and sons AValMr. and Mrs. Henry G. Turner of Ayer
Rev. Epbraim Whitcomb of Xew York and Betsy Taylor of Ashby and a woman old W, Blanchard, X'ashua; Charlotte L, large area of level grass land connected lace and Bradford have returned home to
is visiting his brother, M. L. Whitcomb.
of estimable character, whose kind and French, Brookline; Mr, and Mrs. John C. with the place, which would afford ample Xashua after spendine two weeks at her visited a few days this week with her
Merrill, Edwin F. and Russell B, Merrill, play and_ gymnasium grounds for the pumother, Mrs. Carman,
Mrs. Bertha Colson of Everett and little helpful disposition won for her a host of Milford ; and Oltbo Fish, Fitehburg.
sister's, Mrs, Homer T, Holden.
pils. With these favorable circumstances
Miss Irene AV'orthing is visiting with
daughter are visiting at Mrs Geo. Clark's. friends where ever she went. She left
Miss
Elsie
M,
Holden
has
returned
from
in view Father Cote decided to buy the
here about five years ago for California,
Mrs. A. H. Turner and Mrs. G. S. Gale.
The Center schools open with the fol- where she spent her late years. She leaves
Oak
Bluffs,
•
XEWS ITEMS.—Mrs. Abbie Barrett PVef- place, which was done less than a'vear
Mbs Pearl AA'ebster, a telegraph operator
lowing list of teacheri:
two daughters in Los .\ngeles and a broth- ton, daughter r;iizabeth and little son of ago.
CENTER—Mr, and Mrs, H. C. Johnson at Montreal, Canada, is visiting her parHigh school principal, X. li. .Spinuev: a^- er, D. C. Taylor and sister. Mrs. Lucy A. Beverly, Mass., have been guests of Mr.
The alterations and repairs commenced start next week for Boston, where they ents, Mr. and Mrs, Frank AVebster,
slstants, 5Ils8 Florence E. Lami) ami jliss
and Mrs. Freeman Wright.
in the earlv summer are now nearing com- will make a short stay, and from there to
JI. Kverett.s of Koxburv: grammar, ilin» Ma- Lawrence, both of this village.
bel Small, ^Vayland,- fntermediate A.. Miss
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Donovan, and sons, pletion. The exterior has been painted their new home in Los Angeles, Cal, DurS T I L L
RIVEFl.
The
work
of
moving
the
chimney
from
Clara A. Crai^; intemiedlale i>.. Miss Martha
Louis, Herbert and Joseph of Linden, and necessary repairs made, while the in- ing their residence here they have made
B. Harrington,-primarv, Miss Kthel E. Proc- the debris of Stickney's mill, which was Mass., are at the Swett farm for the week. terior has been thoroughly overhauled, many warm friends and they will be greatX E W S ITEM.S.—Tuesday afternoon there
tor.Marlboro; llilLKIora B. AVilllams, Brain- destroyed by fire last June, commenced
with special attention paid to the sanitary
missed, all wishing them' long life and was a pretty wedding at the parsonage,
tree; Harbor. Mls.s^'cra Robbins, .Vslihy.
this week. The chimney is eighty-five
The forty-seventh session of the Xashua and otner arrangenients conducive to the ly
prosperity in their new home,
when Miss Marion Emogene Clark of
Miss Gertrude Rockwood is to attend feet high, and is to be moved a third of a River Union, Y, i". s. c. E., will be held at health and comfort of the pupils.
Herbert Babb of Berwick, Me., is visit- AVorcester and Frederick L. Thurston of
mile to the site of the new mill near A. J, the Congregational church. West Groton,
Milford, X. H., were united in marriage
The largest classroom. 30 by 15, is situ- ing Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Clark,
Manchester's residence in .Joslynville, and Monday. Sept. 7. .Miss Gladys Rennets
Geo. Adams, formerly proprietor of the work is in charge of Mr. Moran and men of Brookline will conduct the praise service. ated on the first Iloor on the northerly side
by Rev, L. H, Morse. The parlor was
Mrs.
J,
L.
Chase
of
Fitchburg,
with
her
brickstore here, and who has been in from Fitchburg. The office building and
decorated with ferns and daisies and the
and embraces the entire length of the
Cassius R. Xye is at home from Xew building from east to west, and will ac- grandd-iughter. Hazel Cummings, are vis- dining-room was trimmed with sweet peas.
Xorth Chelmsford fincfe leaving here, has storeroom for grain is already completed
iting
in
Brookline.
York city for a two weeks' vacation.
accepted a position with C. A. Cross, and in use near the site of the new mill.
The immediate families of the couple only
commodate sixty-six pupils. The other
Fitchburg.
were present. The ring service was used,
ilrs.'-Heniry Gilson and son Stedman of classroom is directly above this one'bn the
The total number of books distributed FramiughAni. Mass.. are guests of Mr. and second Iloor, 17 by 15, and will accommo- • SiliKi.EV GUAXGE held its regular meet- and immediately following the sen-ice a
Mr. and Mrs. Ai Richards have gone on
ing
on
Tuesday
evening
and
was
observed
wedding breaklast was served, and the
date thirty pupils. Both of these classa trip to Toledo, Ohio. They accompa- from the public library ilelivcry station Mrs. CllSt*les Kussell.
as children's night. After a short business
nied C. W. Hildreth, who goes to the here for the month of August is 306.
Mr.' a!h(i' Mrs. James Hill and son are rooms have been equipped with modern meeting the public was admitted and the happy couple took the mid afternoon train
for a short trip, after which thev will reOn Sunday morning a nine pound son visitin"'relatives at I'ortsmouth. Mrs. desks, blackboards and all necessary school following program was rendered:
national encampment of the (>. A. i:. Mrs.
side in Rochester, X. H., where A'lr, ThursRichards has a sister in Sanilusky, Ohio, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Curtis at the Mary ohllth has charge of their home furniture, while well-appointed hatband
Hecitations, ."farah Hubbard, .John Grout, ton is the principal of the high school,
toilet rooms are conveniently located in
home of her sister, Mrs. William Crowell. | during their absence.
whom she will visit before returning.
(iilbert
Kvans;'Miss
Hazel
Cummings
renMrs. Hacheldor of Xew York, who has '. The Misses .Johnson have returne<l from the building, which will be haated bv fur- dered a most ditllcult piece of classical music:
Luther H. Bateman and family are tbe
Miss Eva Stearns, who taught last year
nace.
Miss Ora llolden and .lohn Adams, planoand gue.sts of his mother, .Mrs, Louisa H. Batein .-Vftlcboro, goes to Lincoln. R. 1.. this been spencling a month with her mother, \ Greenfield. Tliey contemj)late spendin"
clarinet
solo;
duet,
Christine
and
Margaret
Sisters
of
Ste.
Chretienne
of
Salem,
exman,
this week
fal! as principal of a fourth •.;rH(le buildin:; Mrs. L. C. liouse at ber summer home, the winter in California.
perienced instructors, have been engiiged Longley: clo^ing with a farce, Kubber boot-,
and Mis." Harriet MiUer is to teach in returned to Xew York Tuesday.
Malcolm Campbell is visiting in Ossipee,
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Doane of Wollaston, to teach the classes, and they will be as- repeated by rotjuest.
X. H.
=
1 >
Attleboro, this year.
The public schools commence here Tues-1 Mass., are guests of Mrs. X. J. Daniels.
March to the dining-room was led bv
sisted by two other sisters who will teach
.John Bigelow had a line colt born to his
Miss Lillian Hildreth begins a cour.«e at day Sept. s. with Miss Mabel M. Flint of, Frank V. Kennedy has gone to Xew music and assist in a general way. All Carl Thompson and Edith Longley, followthe Lynn branch of Bunlett's <ollege. Everett as teacher- at the primai-j- and Miss A ork on a bnsiness trip.
the sisters will make their residence in ed by the children, where dainty refresh- mare a few days ago and it is a beauty.
Tuesday, Sept. H. She will re>iile with Blanche E. Sprague ot Ree<lsboro,. Vt.. at 1
the school building, special attention hav- ments were ser%-ed. After the feast the
Charles Merrifield of .Millinocket. Me.,
The
repuhlican
caui-us
will
be
held
at
Mrs. Abbie McNeil Shirley, at Lynn, the grammar. Roth will board with Mrs. '
ing been given to the suite of rooms thev party returned to the hall where dancing was a visitor at Luther Willard's the first
TarbeU's
lull,
Tuesday
evening,
Sept.
>,
'
Miss Hattie Smith will assist in the post- L. A, Lawrence.
was
indulged
in,
:•
of the week.
and the democratic caucus at the engine will occupy.
office after her departure.
Entering the high school from the vil- • house the same evening, to choose de'nFather Cote expected to enroll eightv
Mrs. Sophia Stone is visiting in WorT
H
E
AX-NiAL
FAin
of
the
Shirley
Alla^e
this
fall
are
.Misses
Belle
Lovering,!
Miss Edna Wilder is to teach at Lunenstudents when the school opened on Mon- liance on Aug, 27 passed off successfully. cester, going there in \A'. B. Hoskell's
gatcs to the several conventions.
Mildred
Thorpe,
Lizzie
Mc.Xukev,
llelen
burg this coming term.
day. The ages of tbe pupils will vary There was a good number present, both in auto. This is the first time she has been
j The Loyal Workers met at the home of from seven to fourteen years.
The West Actons play ball here Satur- Plummer. Fred Tenney.
Mrs. George liettcrlv. Thursdav afternoon.
the afternoon and evening, and the various so far from home since she broke her hip
Mrs. .M. E. Bennett of Joslynville is | Sept, ,'!.
day and a game is also scheduled here
It is safe to predict that St. Anthony's tables were liberally patronized. The several years ago.
Labor Day with the Wachusetts of Leom- sufiterlng from a broken arm caused from !
parochial school wiU be a success, as the mystery table, in charge of Miss Bessie
a fall from her doorway- Mrs. I>. A. Law-1 Mr. and .Mrs. Francis Lawrence attend- same perseverence and ability which Fr, Farnsworth, proved especially attractive theMiss
inster.
guest of Mr. and Mrs. S, B. Haynes, |
ed
the
Chapman
reunion
at
PeppereU,
Cotd demonstrated in the organization of to the children, Misf Kirby and an able
Clarence La Fontaine had his hand se- rence is caring for her.
Fridav, Sept. 28. Mr. Lawrence was the society and erection of the church,
Mr. and Mr?, Herbert Atherton bave
of assistants served the icecream, closed their Still River house, returning to
verely cut and mangled on a ga'olcne
HAHUOK.—.Mr. and .Mrs. F. J. Harvey | elected president of the association for which stands a» a monument to his splen- corps
Mrs. L. J. Farnsworth presided oi^er-the tbeir Holyoke home Monday,
wood-sawing machine Wednesday mora ing. bave returned from their trip to .New Jer-1 the ensuing year. •
did achievement, will also be a potent fac- food table, Mrs, Thompson the domestic,
He was working on C. A. Smith's machine sey.
Harolil Harvey of Cambridge is!
Mrs. Emma J, I'arker has had two
and a small piece of wood hit hi.'^ hand, spending a part of his vacation with his' The V I-. s. c. y.. held a social at the tor in the management of the parochial Miss A^nes Holden the postal card stand,
nieces from Boston visiting at her home.
vestry.
Wednesday
evening,
and
served
a
school.
while
Miss,H.
Winslow
aud
Mrs.
Miller
knocking it onto the machine.
grandparents.
.^i.
covered dish supper. •''
sold thefancy articles;- 'The evening's enItems of Interest,
Rev. V. H. Wachs and wife have re' liAiDED.—Constable'Forest Hooper, as- tertainment consisted of an amusing farce
Mrs. George Ada.m5 is visiting friends
Mr.
and
Mrs.
Krnest
Xye.
also
Mr.
and
turned from St. .lohn'?, Ohio, where Mr. in Worcester.
jsisted
by
Lunenburg
officers,
raided
the
in charge of Mrs, Fish, followed by dancMrs.
Roy
Clarltte
of
Sandown,
have
beeri
The
department
of the interior is planWachs has been on his vacation. Mrs.
Mrs. Knight, Mrs Keenan and Mrs. camping on thewsnoll near the residence ipremises of Charles Henrotay for liquor ing until 11.30, to the music of the Shirley ning to reclaim enough sterile land and
Waclis comes here as a bride and hearty
and
found
a
ke^
of
beer,
gallon
of
whisorchestra,
swamps to form a stretch sixty miles wide
congratulations are extended to the young Sjiaultling attended the fair at Greenville, of Geoige- H. Xye.
key, thirty-two bottles of beer, empty keg
from Xew York to San Francisco and
The local grange is planning for a faic and bottles, Mr. Henrotay on the apcouple. Both are graduates of Oberlin. X. H., Wednesday.
BF.XEI-IT CO.NCF.RT,—One of the finest
Mrs. Wachs ^aduating from the Oberlin
A. C. Josselyn and wife and .1. Morgan to be held Sept. 2-2 or 29.
proach of the officers made his escape snd entertainments ever given in this locality, capable of sustaining 100,000,000 persons.
and wife spent Wednesdnv at Mt. Wacliu- • Miss Erie Kelley of Somerville, Mass., it is said tbat he has gone to France, The
school of music.
Secretary AVilson sayt that the farmers
sctt.
Arthur Davidson, Roy Baker, Roland Henrotay house is in Shirley, close to the was the annual benefit concert for the have addeil 853,000,000,000 to the wealth
First
Parish
church
and
Trinity
chapel
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of the co'untry during the past nine years.
Miss isabclle Ewens is in the Massachu- Barnaby of Revere. Mass., are guests of Lunenburg line,
Shirley Center, last Saturday eveniog.
road field wa« i-ery'intcrcsting last Satur- setts eye .-ind ear infirmary, Boston, for of Mr. and Mrs. ficorge H. Xye,
Tlie officers then went to a place in the Susan Haynes AVard, the authoress, read Two years' o itput of the farms would buy
day afternoon and resulted in victory for treatment.
vicinity- of Tophet swamp, where parties delightfully a sparkling comedy of Yankee all the railroatls in tho country. He say's
the home team 9 to 8.
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of men are known to gather, and in mak- life, C, LeRoy Lyon, concert tenter and also that the farmer received seventy-five
Rev. Bl A, Willmott and family, who
Tho Misses Alice and Marj- Capen, who hftve/fpent their vacation at their cabin
ing a search found in the swamp water teacher of Leominster aod Boston, gave per cent more for his produce than ten
years ago.
have' been boarding for the summer at the on the hill, returned on Friday to their j T H E r t n i . i c SCHOOLS open Tuesday, fifty bottles of ale. Constable Hooper recottage of Mrs. L. C. Housc. have return- home in Lowell.
Sept. 8, after undergoing much-needed re- ceived a letter from a P itchburg law firm great pleasure with his fresh, musical voice,
F'lour milling in Brazil is stcadilv oustmaking io all respects a mi^t successful
ed to their home in Boston.
pairs, and the doors of the several buildMiss I^illa Rockwood of Everett i< vis ings made to swing outward. Special at- requesting him to return the ale under appearance ; while the pianist, AVesIey ing tbe fiour of other countries, on'which
penalty of being sued, but the letter did AVeyman, and Russell Kingman, 'cellist, Brazil was formeriy dependent. Imports
Miss Helen Plummer, who lives with Dr. iting her brother, W. Colson.
tention has been given to the building lo- not mention the owner's name.
and Mrs. R. S. Ely, has heen spending a
of N'ew York, did s p l ^ d i d artistic work, of American flour declined from 46,840 tons
cated
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Universalist
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tew days at her hom< in Somerville.
both in ensemble and solo numbers. Miss in 1902 to 29,.'142 tons in 1907,
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which is to be used entirely for the high
NEWS ITE,'«<,—Mrs. H. B. Richardson Bessie Farnsworth, (he talented pianist,
Mrs. Fred A. Patch, who has been for
The railroads of India carried 305,890,school. The room on the lower Hoor.
the past six weeks with friends in OakDKATIIS.—Eli Brooks, a native of Brook- which was formerly used for the primary ot Worcester, with three children, are vis-- added much to the program as accompan- 000 pawengers last year, as against 271,iting Mr. Richardson's parents, Mr. and ist. Harry R. Draper, Arthur M. Clarke, 006,000 the vear before. Their gross earnledge, Me., is expected at her home the line and for many years a resident, died
grades, will in future be utilized as an a<llast of the week.
Friday night, August 28, at tlie advanced ditional classroom by the pupils of the high Mrs. H . B . Richardson, Lennie Jones ot Miss Myrna Carter, Arthur W. Carley, ings totaled 8l57',582,233, a gain over
. Miss Ora Cral^ has returned to her age of eighty-eight years. He had been school for physics, demonstrations and-, Northboro, a nephew of Mrs. Richardson, Miss Margaret E. Evans, Miss Nina M. 1906 of 810,504.660; their net earnings
teaching in Moria, N. Y., after spending in feeble health for the past two years. other much-needed essentials, absolutely sr., is alsoAvisitorat tbe Richardson home.
olbrook, Perry 0 . Holden, Miss Edith P. totaled S 76,609,330, a gain of 8-2,909,330,
Mrs; Susan (Henry) Baker, an old-time
a part of fhe suhinler Vacation with her He is unmarried. He is survived by sex.
sngley. Miss Lucile M. Lawton,- Earl C.
j eral nieces and nephews. Xhe^^fuijif^ •nefe?saryjn order to cope with the march resident, has Seen „a recent guest of Mr. Merriman, Edward C. Tolman and Miss
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beeh installed Tn this now addition, and • Mrs, H. B.Richardson, .r,,j8,spending appreciative audience wat present, and a
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the bnildlng equipped witb a fire escape. ' * • -I'-^^"^ relatives in Winchendon. good suili was. realized, for each church. Has sevenil Farm ATagons and TIp-Carts,
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Also,40 Acre.'V^6<Jid«nd Sprout lot,
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and M i « Glaays fiehriett *weetlr siUie,- "A. 8. 'Parker for the transiwrtaf ion of high'nie'' school teacher, has been the guest of services. ,
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twenty to thirty yeai?)' growth.
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TJja B^pUV^-pulpltr wfs decupled Ijist lover ot my soul " Tlie Body reposed Jif
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The »ftho6l committee hive gucn m u c t ' t ' Miss JMay Warren of Cambridge, wbo clnes now in the American market. "
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