J. Cutler & Son announce re-fitted and re-opened bakery in Cutler's Block, with fresh crackers, bread, biscuits, pies and cakes made fresh daily.
Historic events for Dec 3
Twenty-three buffaloes were seen in Brattleboro Tuesday. They occupied two cars and belonged to the estate of Austin Corbin. The animals were docile with the exception of the leader of the herd, “Major Mckinley.”
The ladies have this week begun to unpack and arrange the furniture and other goods which have been given from time to time to the Home for the Aged and Disabled. Many applications for admittance to the home have already been received.
The birds in the natural history collection at the Free library are being relabeled by Taxidermist C.H. Evans of Townshend.
The Boy’s Guild of St. Michael’s church was organized at a meeting held at the residence of Dr. Roberts on Wednesday evening.
The members of the 'Lend a Hand' club held a very jolly soap bubble party at their room in Crosby block last Saturday evening.
C.E. Barrett, the machinist, is the first man to make a beginning of electric lighting in Brattleboro. The apparatus will be ready for trial in a day or two.
Emerson & Son, in order to accomodate their customers during the holiday season, will keep their store open until eight o’clock every evening until after Christmas.
The bailiffs have had numerous complaints in regard to the neglect of people to clear their sidewalks of snow and ice since the recent storms, also in regards to dumping coal ashes into the streets and they propose hereafter that the village bylaws in this regard be enforced.
A dispensation has been granted by the Grand Master of Vermont for a new Masonic lodge in this place, to be called the Brattleboro Lodge.
The new street extending from Forest square to the neighborhood of the Asylum is open for travel.
Christmas goods in variety may be found at Cora Hatch’s on Forest square.
A recent visit to the furniture manufactory of Messrs. J. Retting & Co., shows that they are turning our some extra nice chamber sets. The establishment is acquiring a reputation for good workmanship and square dealing, which, as the times improve, will be likely to have a healthy effect upon the business.
Waite’s new road on the east side of the Connecticut, opposite this village, has opened for travel.
We learn that O. L. Miner shipped this year for the Thanksgiving market 188 boxes of poultry, weighing 30,443 pounds, net. Pretty good for Windham County.
This village exhibits a good degree of activity and stir. Drilling and blasting and moving stone, laying walls and abutments, repairing shops and building a dam across Whetstone brook, setting glass and painting, repairing buildings and erecting new ones, constructing sidewalks, &c, gives the appearance of earnestness and determination to repair the damages of flood and fire, and to make substantial and permanent improvements.
We will thank our correspondents in the several towns to send us the local news frequently, and thus aid in giving interest to the paper.
About a year since Mr. Asa Wheeler of this town received letters patent for a new and greatly improved kind of skate of his own invention. During the past season he has been engaged in putting machinery into his axe factory and making necessary preparations for the manufacture of these skates. In these improved skates a neat leather casing is buckled over the top of the feet, entirely enclosing the foot from any movement independent of the skate.
We shall publish the Annual Message of the President in a supplement to The Phoenix, next week. Our readers must prepare themselves for a long and not very brilliant homily on “the great value of the Union,” and a dissertation on “Sectional Strife,” or more precisely, that sort of strife that is engendered by anti-slavery men. Southern sectionalism will, of course, be let off with a very gentle reprimand, merely for the looks of the thing.
Harness Trimmings. Brass, Plated, Tinned and Jappan’d Harness Trimmings. Buggy Trimmings, Laces, Bands, Springs, &c., received and for sale at the very lowest prices. B. Ranger.
Cheese! Cheese! Earl’s Cheese for sale by Dutton & Clark.