Two radioactive spent fuel rods from VY were lost.
Historic events for Apr 21
Business Card Ads: • Rev. Addison Brown teaches pupils at his House on Chase Street. • S.S. Joy, Homeopathic Veterinary Surgeon, will attend to all cases of Disease of Horses. House on Walnut Street. • Moore & Nash’s Livery Stable, in the rear of the Brattleboro House, Main Street.
The Electric Hosiery company have ordered some new machines to meet the demand for their product. They are now making 40 dozen pairs of hose a day, and after the new machines are set up the daily product will be 60 pairs.
The residents of Poverty Alley will give a social in Grange hall next Wednesday evening. There will be music by the Alley Band, a stage entertainment, and a poverty supper will be served. Prizes will be awarded to the man and woman in the most poverty stricken looking costumes. The entertainment will close with a short dance.
Grape Vine Roots. Isabella, Cataroba and Bland, — for sale by J. Steen.
New Cash Store, Opposite Dutton & Clarke’s. where a general assortment of Store Goods will be kept constantly on hand and at reasonable prices. Tuell & Kittredge.
The recent copious rains, together with the melting of the snow, (of which we still have abundance in this region,) caused a rapid rise in the streams in this neighborhood, and in the noble Connecticut, which threatened serious damage.
Trunks, Trunks. Just received another lot of those beautiful Russett Leather Trunks. Also, Money and Book Trunks, Valises, Carpet bags, Satchels, Umbrellas, &c. ALSO — A new assortment of Whips and Lashes which are ready for inspection, at the Hat Store opposite the Stage House. W. C. Spurr & Co.
Engine Co. No. 3, with the tub “Hydropath” made their first public appearance in their new and beautiful uniform, on Saturday last, — Francis Goodhue, Foreman. Although the mud was ankle deep the company spent two hours very pleasantly in marching through the streets, and in practicing with the “machine.” Their success was satisfactory, to themselves at least, considering that it was their first trainin’.
The workmen have commenced on the walls of the new Town Hall, and the work will be prosecuted rapidly to completion.
Plant a Tree. The season for transplanting trees is fast upon us. Much of the beauty of our very beautiful village is due to those by whose wise forethought shade and ornamental trees were either left growing in their native strength and loveliness, or were transplanted to our streets and grounds. Let us not neglect an example so worthy and beneficent, but each add our mite to a contribution so beneficent. If more shade trees are not wanted, plant fruit trees.
Estey Guard sheet-and-pillow-case masquerade this evening.
Henry Ward Beecher registered at the Brooks House and gave a lecture at Town Hall on “The Moral Aspects of Education.” He spoke without notes, and his manner was not lacking either in liveliness or vigor, albeit his locks are becoming thin and quite gray, and age is beginning to tell upon him.
Hereafter Starkey & Wellman give every boy buying a suit of them a bamboo fishing pole.
A petition is in circulation to have the selectmen lay out a street leading from Western avenue, at a point opposite Cedar street, to the iron bridge on Elliot street. Such a street would be a great convenience to many.
There is one good thing about the snowstorm. It has laid the dust. It seems rather strange, when you think of it, that a civilized business community should allow itself to suffocate in dust for a month or more every spring and fall, when there is no good reason whatever for tolerating the nuisance.
We wonder how many of the people in this village know what a bright, readable paper the pupils of Miss Sawyer’s North street school are publishing, in “The School Dial,” issued once a quarter.
Dr. Holton bought the Reed street school house at auction Tuesday for $610. He will convert it into a tenement.
The dance at the Odd Fellows hall, announced for to-night, has been given up as it was feared that the music would disturb Mrs. Glidden, who is critically ill at the Brooks House.
The Vermont exhibit of maple sweets for the Columbian Exposition was shipped from Brattleboro yesterday.
The lobby of the Auditorium has been improved by covering the floor with inlaid linoleum, making the place much more attractive.
A youth who was one of 100 or more boys and men at the corner of Main and Elliot streets Sunday night during the Salvation Army service threw an empty cigaret box from the steps down on the bass drum which was on the ground. Other discourtesies had been shown.
Dorothy Tripp, 6, daughter of Supt. A. L. Tripp of the street railway, stepped from the curbing near her home Monday directly in front of a trolley car and was struck and knocked down by the car. Quick action in stopping the car saved the child from injury beyond a few bruises.