IESS AND TIMES: THURSDAY, DECEM
HAPPENINGS IN VERMONT
(Continued from .vn He
3ury woro guosls over Christmas of Mr.
Unci Mrs. W. M. Sargont. Mrs, Mtnnlo
Smalley, daughter. Miss Moris, son, Ray
Bmalle.v, spent Christmas day In .Tohn
ton with their daughter mid ulster, Mrs.
Donald Page. Mrs. C. W. Harrow nnd
llttlo son. 'Wayne, huvo returned homo
Irom a 10 days' stay with Mr. and Mrs.
JL M. Ruttcrtlotd of Burlington. Miss
Nellie Wat In of llnvurhlll, Man, came
'Friday morning for a two weoltft' stay
with her sister, Mrs. Mary Camp. Mrs.
Frank Smith, who has been quite, 111 of
billions grip, Is slowly Improvlnir. Miss
Myrtle Rlalr and Mian Barbnm Davison
of the l' A. faculty nr spending tho
holidays at their vospectlvo homes, Al
"burg and Craftsbury; Miss Mary Mnjr
fcner, tcucher of music, nt her homo In
Burlington. Mrs. Carrie Woodard, who
has been mill" 111 for several days, Is
Improving -Mlsn Merlo Smnlloy and Kay
Smalley of the. i nivorsity or ypimoni am
spending the holidays with their mother,
i Mrs. Minnie Smalley. A. W. Wheeler,
who hna been very III, threatened with
I pnoumoutft. Is gaining. Mr. and Mrs. VS.
,11. Ealls have sone to Peru. N. T., for
On Monday evening the regular . .
C, meeting wim hold at tho O. A. It. hall.
The usual business hour was observed.
The Indies of tho W. ll. C. hnvo ordered
a large silk flag, ivhtcTi they will present
to tho American Legion. H. K. Pdrnham
In company with Burton Luce or Wntnr
bury have pone to Boston for a fow
daja" stay. Judge O. M. Vowors left
Tuerdny for Montpelier for a several
rdnys' stay. MIas Abble Bnlloy, who Is
employed hy tho Citizens' Telephone
comnanv at Jeffnrsonvllle, has been
spending Bwcml days with her parents,
Mr. nJJ Mn II. C. R'ltlcy. A very pleas
ant evonlng was spent at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. V. C. Davis Monday eve
ning, tho occasion being tho 15th wed
ding annivorsarles of Mr. and Mrs, Davis
and Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Smalley. Supper
was served and a social c veiling enjoyed.
Only tho immediate families wore pres
ent Miss Susan Delano returned Tues
day morning from Burlington whero she
spent several days with friends. Mr. nnd
Mrs. K. II Olmstead have returned from
Hast Hurdwlck, whero they were guests
of Mr. nnd Mis. Guy II, Albee. Dr. and
Mrs. ,1 M. Canty of St. Johnsbury are
I spending the week with Mrs. Canty's
parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. .fohn Wcaler.
Frederick Larknrd of Kltchburg, Mass..
I has been spondlng several days at the
home of his fatlior, 7'Tcd Lackard. Nat
. P. Wheeler of Ottawa, Canada, who has
I ohargo of n brunch office of tho whole
l sale drug company of Lymand & Bon, haR
been a guest of his sister, Mrs. A. B.
' Munson. Mr. 'Wheeler was fomierly a
I r&slriont of Morrlsvllle and a student nt
Peoplo'H Academy. Byron, little son of
Mr and Mrs. John Tovynw, Is recoverhiR
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from a sovcro attack of bronchitis. Mrs
i John McDcnnot Is confined to tho house
i by illness. Jiimes and Sumner Billings
, of the t'nlvcrslty of Vermont wcro Ruosts
t over Christmas of the formor's parents,
!Mr. and Mrs. II. W. BllllnRS. They loft
Saturday nlRht for Boston for a few
days' slay with tho lattor's mother. Mrs.
Mao Billinps. Robert Daniels, military
Instructor at Harvard University, Cam
bridge, Mnty.. nnd sister, Mlts Isabel
Daniels, of Toronto, are spending tho
holidays with their sister, Mrs. L. C.
Robinson. Mrs. Robert Sparks, who un
derwent a serious operation nt the Fan
ny Allen Hospital six weeks uko, has re
turned home and If improviiiR very slow
ly. Mrs. Howard Skinner is confined to
i her homo on BridRe street by Illness.
Sabin Hodges of North Ilydo Park Is
vlsltlnR nt tho 'home of Mr. and Mrs. L.
E. Derby. Mrs. Gusslo Wheeler and son.
William, havo Bono to North Hatley, P.
Q., whero they will reside.
Bertha 'Weston, who teaches in Bakert
flcld. Is spcndlnR her Vucation here. Eva
Tompson has Rone to Montpelier to pass
the holidays with relatives. Mr. and Mrs.
Moody nnd son, itaridall, aro Riiests of
Mr nnd Mrs. C. H. Barrows. Tho Misses
Kinsley aro spcndlnR tho holidays at their
homo here. Cccllc Tobln, who is employ
ed at tho Watorbury Inn., spent the week-'
end with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. II
"W Tohln. W N. LaiiR and Miss Dor
othy Lang spent Christmas In EnosburR
( Kalis with Mr. and Mrs. Gcoiro Gaines.
F S. P.nusom and men have finished
work on A. I). Cutting's now barn und
have returned to their homes. Mrs. N
B. Hall has returned home lrom tho
Fanny Allen hospital, whero Mie has been
for srveral weeks. K. B. Smith was at
home Christmas. F. B. Iioyden has been
In Hyde Park the past week as juryman
on the MudRctt case. llarlown Leavens
spent Christmas at the home of his par
ents, Mr. and -Mrs. Linus Leavens. Linus
Leavens is homo from Montpelier for the
holidays. Dr. G. Jl. Nowton was a Ruesl
at Earle Gates's Monday nlRht, Mr. and
Mrs. Burl Brewster and ilauRhter spent
Christmas with Mrs. Browslei'a parents,
Tlr nnrl ATl-H. tl 11' Ktiwlnn In r:ltfr-
Ihuiy. Mr. nnd Mrs. Clyde SUnehour were
rln I'ndorhlll Christina. Mr. and Mrs.
(A1 Hall and daughter are vlsltlnR In
Grand Islo.-Tho Misses Dorothy and
Cbarlotto LaiiR and Gordon Gates are.
jhomo from the University of Vermont.
ftcnooi win icnpen .innunry -i. .Mr, ami
Mrs, Cleo Fo?s arc vlsltinc relatives In
I ton n Jlrs. Linus Leavens was In Bur
'llncton Thursday. I. S. McDurphey has
been in BurliiiRtou a tmv days. Word
'has been received that Harry H. Rey
nolds, an olllccr on the V. S. S. Black
'Hawk, rxpocts to pall for South Amer-
jlcan ports January '..Many who had
I planed io ro away Christinas day, were
disappointed as the mornhiR train Koine
towards Burlington did not ro down until
13:30 In the afternoon. A larRtf audlonee
witnessed the .Mary Plckford jiletures Rlv.
en here ChrWlmas day and they were
much enjoyed. John Lcuir, or lssex, was
u recent finest of Gordon Gates.
Twenty-four men were present ut a
farewe.ll banquet given by the t niployi s
(it the Mt. Mansfield Creamery and tin.
business men of Siowo Sund.iy evening
nt the Green Mountain Inn to Aithur I).
Lynch, who has resigned the position of
busbies' manager for the Mt Muni-Meld
Creamery assoeiallon to a ccpt that ol Alono R. Alexander and Mls uthel Msv
general manager of the West llartfonl Hrink of st0W( w(.m ma,.rl,., 1)V tlle Il(,v.
(Vf) Creamers A i-hlckon-pla supper u T. Iipst , Mnrrtsvllli!, December 2o.
Mrvod by Lamlloid and Mrs. VI W Merrill Jouklnu of Canaan and MIbs
Webster was followed by after-dinner Ma,K,. MPrrU of Morrlsvllle were Christ
sneaking Dr. 1 1. W. Barrows presiding I m,,.. vhdtnix nt lh.. imme of thnl i..r
and prefenting Mr. Lynch In behalf of
tho company a gold watch and chain
I'luns for filrthoring the Interests of
Stowo were discussed, iimong the speak-
era being the Rev. C. H. Hnyward, C. L.
MrMnhou, H. H. Shaw, Prln. C. .1. Strand,
A C Oaken and others. Messrs Hay
ward, H '. McMahon and W. A. Knight
were appointed us u committee to ar
range for a meeting of (Tie Stowe Civics
club in January to consider plans for ml
vertlslng and otherwise promoting tho
IntcrimtH ot tho town. M. c. Knight of
Newbury was nmong those piosent. Mr,
Lynch, who was hero for the banquet,
returned Monday to West Hnrtford -ChriBtmns
services woro carried out Sun
dny morning and evening at the Com
munity Church, The augmented choir
Including Mrs. H W. Barrows, Mrs,
A, D, Lynch, .Miss Vcrmi Stockman, Mrs.
J.. S, Maciitchan, MY. and Mrs. T A.
Douglass, II. ,1V. Burnhuni, C. A. Rllev
nnd C, J. Strand with .Miss Marjorle
Walts as organist carried out programs
of special music. Including anthems, solos
and duets ut both services and uppropri
nte s rinons were ' delivered by thn pas
tor, tliu Rev, C, 15. Huyward. A servlco
of song durlnR tho church school ws
conducted by Mrs, Haywnrd, Announce
ment was made of a watch night sorv.
Ico from ebrbt to 12 o'clock Friday evo
ntiwc, of a oommunily service tuul recep
tion or nicmbors next Sunday and of thn
annual church dinner nnd annual meeting i malnder of tho winter with their diitigh
January 8. A furuaco for heatliiR the I tor. Mrs. J, a. Flniinngnii and fnmllv In
lower rooms has boon Installed In the ! Portsmouth, .V II. Mr and Mis. John'
rhuroh nnd that together with the uttw Howe and sou, George, of Magog. I' (.).,'
one-plpo furnaco for heatlnR tho audi, j are passing the holidays with their
tortum made th nhurch very eomfoil daURhter. .Mrs, Chnrlov W. Sanborn, and
Rhle, notwtthstnndlnR Ihe zero weather . family In West I)rnneh.Mr. Charles
of tho day. Christmas exorcises were, f trow Is confined to her bed suffering
carried out at Ihe ehiiTch by tho Sunday 1 front the effects of a bunion, Mrs. Car
school VYlday evening;, Thero woro sours '"le Oeoi'Re went Tiiesdny to HuriliiRton
by tho primary classes and the Rlrls' to brln home the Infanl dsURhler of Mr.
classes nnd a llttla plyv "On Christmas and Mrs. C. I P.ohlnsnii, h110 has bad
Kve," wbh Rlvon In whlcH a real Santo trealmont for a mastoid abscess at tho
toolt part and which endd by strip- , .lary Fletcher Hospital. A special
pins tho presents from a larRe Christ- mecthw: of Mystic l.odRe, Xo. Sit, K. and
man tree aikd their distribution by inem-
A. jr., wni held at Masonic hall Tues
bers of the young men's class, AmonR ''"J" evonlnw, rt, 11 Mc.Mnboii bns re
tlia (flfti on tho treo was n iim of 'money turned from Montreal, uhein he passed
presented to Miss Marjorln Watts In ap. . Christmas with Mrs. Mc.Mnbon's par
praclatlon of her faltltful work ah or- ' e"1". tr, and .rs. Kit ward Taylor.
Siuiiat, Over 60 "shut-Ins" and people Mls Myrn IleiTlck of Morrlsvllle Is' pas's
orer 80 years of age were lemenibered I a, few days with Mr. and Mrs. O. f.
with boxes of candy nnd nuts, or other ( f,m"'n at .Moscow. MNj Jane Tomlln
glfts by the Community nmrch at "on hB, returned from Xorthfleld, whero
Chrtfttroaa time. Mr. and Mrs, Rufus i f'Il! Passed Christmas with her sister.
It Onlo were Riven a surprise Mrs- W, It. Alcer. llnyniond Curtis, six
reception Saturday sflernoon and yean old, who died nt tho Ileuton ilos
evonlnR nt. the homo ef Mr CniJe's ' r"ftl In Montpelier last week from In
brother and his wife, Mr and Mrs. J5. H ' Juries received while oonstliiR. wa tho
Qalo, on West Branch, In honor of the son of Mr. nnd Mrs. Frank Curtis, who
23th anniversary of their marriage. Mr. , recently moved from Stowe to Barre.
Gale Is tho son of Mrs. I'resson (X. dale , Curth Is Just RPttlnR lip from snJ
and a native of Htoxve. Mrs. Orace attack of pneumonia. Mr, and Mrs.
Double Dale Is the daughter of Mr. and j Waller 1.. Usle are parent's of a dauRh
Mrs. W. T. Double of Florida. They were ' '"' horn December as, their seventh child,
married December r,, lS!)n, hy the rtev i Mr. and Mrs. Paul A Ilnymond enter
U. K. Davis In Melrose, M:is. They 1 'alnefl on Christmas day Mrs. lioymond's
hotfe, lived In Duluth, Minneapolis, St I Parents, Jlr. and Mrs. A A Jenkins, nnd
Paul, Boston, Stowe. and Cleveland. They hrotliera, Merrill. Bayniond. Marry and
came to Stowo last summer, for Mr friend of Morrlsvllle and sisters," Mlsn
Gale's hoalth, hnvlnR purchased Mrs. ' JJndRe Merrltt of Morrlsvllle and Mrs.
ixjuiso nijeelow's bouse on West Branch. "" " eiiey or I.yndonvllU and Mrs. A.
Where they now live. Their older dauRh-j ''Wich.
te, Miss VlrRlnln, nttendlnR schrfol I Mra. Uuth Itnblnson returned to Bur
in Cleveland, while little Graro Clara, . ,lnRton Monday after panslnR Christmas
tholr other child, l with her parents, jo''he- homo of her son, N B, Robinson.
AmonR those preseht at tho reception i"-'2' W. Tlnkham, service representative
were. Mr. Gale's brother-in-law and sls.:of (1c Garfnrd Motor Truck company, Is
ten Mr. and Mrs. VI. J. riouslnti of Cudy's P8"lnl! ft "'cek with his family In Stowe.
Falls. ' j -Mr. nnd .Mrs. Burton Loveland nnd eon,
Thn e,ms.i f ir,..j t Harry. Bndd W. Wnrren nn.i aii. h.ii.
held Tuesday afternoon at the home of
his Hon. Vlarry C. Butts, In Klmore, where 1
ho died at an early hour Sunday mornlnc. I
Tho three sons. Horry O. and Leon S. nnd j
Dwlirht M. Butts, and Rrandsou. Clyde
"Butts, actod as hearers, and the Bev.
GeorRe. F. Fortler of Morrlsvllle conducted 1
,tho service. Tho body was broURht to i
Stowo nnd the burial was made In tho
River Bank cemetery. Mr. Butts had been
ill tor a lonR time with heart trouble ,
and oancer but was as well as usual anil
about the house Saturday, and dlod very , 'n 1W9. He has been a teacher In the Mont
suddenly about one o'clock. Besides hlsjclulr IiIrIi school for several years,
throe eons and two Rrnndgons, Mr. Butts ' Andres Anderson of SprlnRtleld, Mass,, Is
was the last survlver of tho children or vlsltlnR his brother-in-law and sister, Mr.
the late Mr. and Mrs. Noah Butts, for-1 and Mrs. C. J. Strand. Mr. Anderrson ex
roerly well-known residents. His wife, peels to ro soon to vlelt his native coun-
JSln. Deetto Towno Butts, died In 150H. I
lilr. Butts was a veteran of U10 Civil War, ,
uAmlnM n.nl mn- 11a ,nu tYiaivtViB1
Of the H. II. Smith Post, G. A. U. He was ,
In his 73th year. Ho was bin-n and pased j
tno most or. nis lira in stowe.
Mr. and Mrs. Klmcr L. Barrows had '
a narrow escape from a serious fire ati,":,mn ""' ' ''neis siin
Uieir home Thursday nlRht. After the authority is received from AVnshlnRttm
family had retired nnd Rone to sleep. wait for the arrival of the mall and
Mrs. Bnrrws. nwakenlns? nbout 11 o'clock t" deliver the mornliiR Free Press to
discovered a blaze on the veranda. Rous
ing Mr. Barrows, they found that the
straw which had been filled in for hank
ing under tho veranda was on fire and
flames woro comlnR up through the
spaces In the floorlnR In a threatening
manner. Others of the household were
called and the boards were torn up anil
tho straw hauled out and water thrown
on until the flames were subdued. II
was necessary to keep a watch for some
time as there was a high wind and
flames kept breaking out Ashes had
been taken up before tlve o'clock that
mornliiR and put into an Iron pall which
had been placed on the veranda and It Is
supposed that the high wind blew a spark
from the pall into the straw throiiRh a
space In the fliwrinp. The under side of
the flooring was considerably burned.
Fearing that they could not handle the
flrp alone, a rail for help was telephoned
and the central ofth'e gave the alarm on
adjacent telephone Hues. A load of men
from West Branch responded hut found
tho fire under control. Mr. and Mrs.
Barrows appreciate their response, how
ever, as much as, If they had been need
ed, as it at first appeared. A fast game
of basketball at the local j mnasium
Thursday evening between the Stowe
high school alumni and the Stowe regu
lar teams resulted In a score of 4G to 17 In
favor of the alumni. Following was
the line up: Alumni, Munn Boardman.
r. f.; Walter Morgan. 1. f John Bo.ud
man, center; El win Smalley, r. g.j Gale
Shnw. 1. r, ; regulars. Veil Robinson, r
f.; Daltou Wells, I. f . : Dennis Kaiser,
eonter; Glenn Kaiser, r. g.; Clltus Tom
Hnson and Gordon Bull, 1. g.; Ieroy Hol
den, time keeper; Raeburn McMahon,
referee. There were nbout 3." couples In
attendance at the grange dance at the
Akeley Memorial building Thursday eve
ning. Music was furnished by Chase and
Shackett's orchestra and an oyster sup
per was served. Lewis Lntuch was the
committee In chnrge.-MIss Katherlnc
Smalley and pupils of the North Hollow
school had a Christmas tree and exer-
olses at the school house Thursday after
noon. Tho exercises Included spenklng,
singing nnd a llttlo farce. A real Santa
was impersonated hy Nina Davis. About
40 visitors wcie present. Among tho
holiday visitor, hero are George F.
Moody of Hutllngton with his aunts, Mrs.
Almlra Slay ton and Mrs. Jane Howe at
Mrs. Slayton's; Miss Grace Big-clow of
Springfield, Mass, at the home ot her
parents. Mr. anil Mrs. Kdwln R. illge
low; Melvln Wilson of Newflelds, N. II.,
with his mother, Mrs. F K Bailey, Miss
Beatrice Gle and Miss Lucy Lntuch of
the Burlington Business College Miss
Hlldegarde Smalley of the Pittsburgh,
Normal School, the Misses Rebecca;
Huron. Kathryn Recor and Utile Sleeper , Dr , ,,asa11(;' lho w'lt,r wlt
and I loyd Sleeper of the I'nlverslty of,lH fcon , Banc-Fugene Nndeau. of
Vermont. .Miss EUle Hastings went to
her home In CalalR to spend Christmas.
Mrs. C. H Ilosmer has returned to Bo
ton, after coming on account of the Ill
ness of her little grandson, Rich.ud Ho.
tnor. who Is recovering Jl'ss Helen
Houston and Kruest Foster have return
er after attending a short course In agrl-
lelillnrf nt thA l"nlv.Tnlt .if l'u,iurtnl
I Mrs P niivmniwl Mr inntlns m,,i
I Raymond left on a snow xhoe hike in
. jn Mansfield Friilav iiioinliic Mr t.
I i,in ,,v,.rts to visit Mt Wuihtni'inii
j vew y.,1r's
tj,e frMt nmo ),(., s.ituiday evening and
registered from 10 to 24 below In different
localities Sumlav motnlng. A foot or'
iiidr.! of snow fell Monday and Tuesday
ulvlnir th anneal a nee of late Jnnnnrv or
February. It was zero again Wednesday
mornlng.-At a special meeting Tuesday
evenlni.' of the H. II. Smith Relief !orns.
Mrs. c. E. Hnvwaid. Mrs. R. L. Moultnn
und Mrs. Isabel Chnffce weie. Initiated
into tho order. Refreshments were serv-
ed. The Corps will serve the annual din -
ner to the Post Saturday. There will be
a session of tho Corps nt 10 o'clock, Din
ner will be servtd at noon and the offi
cers elected for 1921 will be Installed.
Mrs, Mary (loss of Montpelier, depart"
menl president, anil assistant, Mrs. May
Colby will act as Installing offleern.
Members of tho Post and Corps aro In
vited, Mrs. W. Moulton has gono to
pass tho rest of lho winter with hor
daughter, Mr. Ethel Thompson, In Law
rente, Musi, Tho Rov, C, E. Jlayward
was In BurllnRtoti on business Tuesday
nnd Wednesday -Tho condition of Wilbur
Parks of Benton, Ark., which had boon
more favorable, was fnllhiR when heard
from Wednesday -Mr nnd Mrs, A I.ucb
leave Thursday expecting to pns Ihe re-
II ? of .Mlddlebury were Rtinsts for
rl"'lf",nns nt 11. A. Warren's-Mr and
Pl B' Vlln Duson and family passed
ChrlHlmas with Mrs. Van Dusen's brother
nn'1 fa"'"y In Klmore. Announcement.
hav ''een 'ecclvoil from .Mr. and Mrs.
ttcrRe W. Smith of Ifackettstown, M, .l
of ,ho eunaRemcnt of their daughter. Miss
Anno Smith to GeorRo S. Harris of Mont
clalr. Mr. Harris is a Stowo boy, a RnuJ-
"a-,n f Stowe IiIrIi school In the class of
l!10" and from the University of Vermont
try. Sweden. Thero will be a leap year
hull for old and youiiR at tho Akoley
Memnrlnl VlltUHl,,,. H'dilnnaAi' mmnlna-
Music will be by Shackett's orchestra".
The change in the time of the nrrlvnl
ot tno nrst car on me electric ioaa n-om
Wnterburv Trom ll.ro a. m. to 0:40 will
t 1 . I. . t - I .
Clarence Bennett N disablod by a or
on one hand, feared to bo blood polsonlruf.
Leslie Davis Is driving Mr Bennett
milk team. Mr. and Mi. It. H Cobb re
turned Monday from .leffersonvllle, where
they passed Christmas with Mr, Cobh's
brother, E S. Cobb, and family. Mr.
Cobb's mother. Mrs. J, C. Cobb, who ac
companied them to Jeffersonvtlle remained
for a longer visit,
The, Misses Mao and Jennie Max field an
spending the holidays with their parents,
Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Moxfleld. of Hart
ford, Conn. Robtirt Marcey, of Boston,
spent Christmas with his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Lewis Maniey, returning Mon
day. Tho Rev. E. O. French spent Sun
day with his family here The Hon. M.
G. and Mrs. .Morse spent Sunday with
Orrln Foster. Mr and Mrs. 1. L. Bailey,
of Hast Fairfield, spent Christinas with
Charles Whiting. L E. Cobb, Karl Welch
and Allen Fletcher spent Christmas with
their families here. The funeral of E,
E. Wells was held k from his l.ito resi
dence on Main street Thursday. The Rev.
A. B. Ross of the Congregational Church
Conducted a prnyer eervloo and Water
man Lodge of Masons conducted tho
burial bervlce. Past Master D B. Smalley
acted as master, rendering tha servlco In
a very Impressive manner .Mr Wells waa
un ideal hotel keeper and mndo a large
circle of friends, He leaves a wife, ion,
and daughter, alko a sister. Burial wan
In Lamoille View cemetery
E. E. Wells died Dec 21 after a long
Illness with a etuioor. Th funeral was
held at his homo Thursday nflornoei, fol
lowed by a Maaonlc service and Inter
ment In lyamollle View cemetery. Frank
Prior, father of Mrs, Joel Boyes, died
Saturday at her home on tho Cambridge
road. The body was taken to Underbill
and burled In the family lot. Mr. and
P,""' ' '' '
tlr" with his mother. Mrs, Emma Hodc-
n- 1,0 fa"" r.,,;'r,ot':r
.Mr. ana lll. nuijin rimui ui i)u.niui,
N. II., passod Christmas with his mother)
Mrs. William Uehb. Mls Georgia Bailey
Is passing her Christmas vacation with
hor mother, Mrs, Claroy Schools in town
are closed for tho holiday vacation and
will open January
Mr. and Mrs. Dldns Lapaliue. of St.
Johnslmry. spent Sunday at Leon La
pnlme's. Leon Martin, of ChnteauRay, N.
Y., Is a guet st William Robhlns's. Mr.
nnd Mrs. S, J Thomas, of Hardwlek,
were In town at K. W. Albee's Saturday.
Miss Ruth Davis is home from Wollas-
ton. Mass. W. C. Reed and family passed
,,,h ,.,. , , Q, ' ,.:'
, Concord, was a guest nt If, P
J EPPERSON VILLE
The annual election of officers occurred
at the regular meeting of the Masons on
Thurdny evening and elected the lollow
lug. .Master Harold C Chae, senior
warden, Kdsnn M. Thomas, Junior war
den. Jl. li. Hill: secretary, C .1. Thoma;
treasuier, W. IV. Rayniore. A special
meeting was held Saturday evening to
work degrees. Several from this placo
attended county court Thursday and Frl-
. day. Mr. and Mrv Harold Bishop, of
, N'mw Votk oily, are In town for tht bol-
i IdHys. Mrs. Helen Hmerson Is to upend
' the holidays with her people at Hard
wlrk and on her return will teach the
"''houl at North Cambridge, working In
l"ml Raiage nauiruu.
ileri Steatiis spent Christmas with his
ft'thcr In Burllngton.-.Mr, and Mm.
''Hester Davis or Plattsburgn, .. , aro
visiting nt Leander Fortlers. -Mrs. I. H
' Melendy had the mlsforlune to fall
Chrtetmn dny, breuklng her leg. fiho
I ' taken In the ambulance to the Fanny
Allen hospital and Is resting as comfort-
I ,ll'ly as can be expected. Mrs. Lena Mnl
, vln am1 Mrs' y- Richards were at M li
ton over the week-end. The Orpheus
Kour famous male quartette will tender
a wide variety of songs from the largest
rejwrtolre of any singing male quartette
lu Amerlen ut the, town hnll January 1U.
This Is the third member ol the high
school lecture course. A special meeting
nf lho .Masonic order wbh held Saturday
evening for working degrees, A reunion
of the Cambridge high school class of
13) with banquet was held (it Hotel
Mulcmly Saturday evening, Hiu old Hebb
nns n. visitor In this place Christmas.
V fsmilA reunion ns held at John
rliM Minve rtoi tith t. 'rltlnlnnn enri lleleil
fliorp have returned from Ihe hospital
much Improved In health. Mi and .Mr.
II A .Voyes were visitor1 l BiirlliiRion
December !. Mrs, Helen Shaw end chil
dren, of BeniilnRton, ara stopplnR at the
homo of her parents, Mr. and Mrs, N
fl Wood. Mr, and .Mrs. 0. N' Campbell
nre speiulltiR n few weeks with relatives
I.. Il,tt-,H,IL. .ll.u ri-lt f.,lllfia nf n.l.
lows Falls, Is'spendltiR the holidays i '
..... ... ..... . . , , i
Iiiee7. Hill. .Miss AJIKiren i.anpner is
home from Hartfoid, Conn., for I ho hoi-
.days -Suporlntendenr Crosby and fam-
ll.v, of Wllllamstown, are spendlnr a few I
days heie.-A Christmas tree and appro
priate exercises were held at the Con-
RreRatlonal Church Friday evening.
James H. Ilaltlelh and Mls Rllzabeth
Wells wete married at Valley Falls, .V.
V . Dec. IS. The Rrooin Is prlnclpnl of
.. is. Die Rrooin s pr ncipn or
I. school there-Hubert Harris iiml '
Krms Cowan, both or this place, were
married hy the Rev Mr. Mercer Satur
duy, Dec. t. A son was born to Mr.
and Mrs. Royd'an Reed at th Sparhawk
sanitarium at BurllnRton December 20,
The partlen reside here, Mr. Iteetl belns
nianaRsr ot tho asbestos mines. The Miss
es Charlotte Irish and Mildred Looker
spent Chrlstmos. the former at her home
In Underbill, nnd the latter at her home
In Brandon. Mrs. Roy llnmlln nnd son.
Charles, of Manchester, are hero to spend
the holidays nt the home of the Hten. R
W. Hulburd. There was mldnlRht mass
at St. Theresa's Church Friday nlht
Mls Rteanor Black Is home from her
school duties at St Johnsbury for the hoi.
Iday, Mis NwtaJle Noye spent Chrtet
mat here with her parents.
There will be a watch night etvlce at
th Union Church Friday evening Iwigln
nliig at nine o'clook. All aro cordially
Invite. Mrs. Wallace Armstrong of Mid
dlebury Is the guest of her parent. Mr.
nnd Mrs. F. W, Durrah. Nelson d
Htiirj I'axman were called homo last
week by the serious Illness of (heir
mother. Mrs, Beth Paxman poased away
Tuesdaj inornlng. She Is sin vived by
her husband, two sous and two daugh
ters -.Mrs. Charles Brftgv has returned
from IllRhgato Center. Abble Abell was
t lionni from Si Albuni Christmas,
Mr. and Mrs. Raj mond llawley of Jeffer
sonvlllw visited her p.irents. .Mr. and Mrs,
R S Pierce, Tuesday Mr. and Mrs.
A. L. i, ara way spent Christmas In St.
Albans. .Mrs. Olga Smith and son, Or
land Thomas, of Randolph Center are a'
homo for the. holidays. D. R. Oaks and
R S. Pierce have been III. Henry Smllle.
who Is attending college In New York
State, Is the gue"t of his parent. Mr
and Mi. W P. Smllle. Wlnford Beard
Is home from college in Boston. C. II.
Ohorst, bird naturalist, will he at the
town ball at JefTersonvllle, January 2.
January 10, a male iurtette, "Orpheus
Four," will give an entertainment at the
hall st .leffersonvillB.
.Mrs. Mary 71111s eanv from Northfleld
Momlay and wenl to East Randolph to
take care of Mrs. Hell, who Is 111. Miss
Georgia White, a guest of the Rev. and
Mrs. Homer White Clirlstmns, left for
Springfield Monday. Mr. nnd Mrs. Thom
as Adams, of West Woodstock, after
several days lMissed :ii Randolph Center
with relatives, went to their home Mon
day. Mr. and Mn. A. L. Galarneau, of
Rochester, who pasied Christmas here
with Mr. and Mrs. J. M, Jones, have re
turned home William and Frank Plum
ley went to Hartland last week to visit
their sister. Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Ben
nett were In Rochester Sunday with
tholr daughter. Mrs. W F. Ed sou and
Miss Maude Johnston were In Lebanon,
N. H over the holiday with their moth
er. Mrs. Louvan Rogers, who reside
at Judge Howell's, wenl list week to
Norwich to visit her son and family.
The Rev. F. S. Tolman was In Water
town, Mans., Sunday with his parents.
Tho Rev. 1!. Jl. Moore suplied for him
and lhi fomblned Methodist and Baptist
Churches worshipped In the latter
church. The union service was held In
Bethany Church. Mr. and .Mr Douglas
Barclay and children were at the home
of tho hitter's uarents. Mr. and Mrs. B.
A. Manchester, over the holiday. Mr.
and Mrs. Rex Fullani came from Montpe
lier Friday and anj visiting at the home
of Mr. and Mr. Selden Tewkabury and
also other relatives In the vicinity. Miss
Helen Merrill, who ha been out of town
for several months, I the guost of Mrs.
13. T. Salisbury. Mr. and Mr. Claude
Fitrr, of Hancock, after visiting Mrs.
Allen Moore, left for their homo Monday.
Gilford Moore, who Is able to be out of
the hospital, Is with his mother, Mrs.
Moore. Mrs. K G Goodwin, who
has been In Rat re visiting her daugh
ter, .Mrs. D. C. Wllmot, has roturned
home. Mis A. M Rowe. who went to
Troj . N. V last week to visit her son,
arrived home the first of the week. Mr.
Rowe. who was here Sunday, left Mon
day to resume his business. Mim Bertha
Alannev. who Is employed bv the Fron
tier Press company In Boston, has been
passing several days here with her par- I
ents. Mr. and Mrs. John Mannoy. Mrs.
E. F. Blxby, a leaeher in New Jersey,
arrived Sunday morning to pass tho week
with her mother. Mrs. J. C. Aldan, at tho
homo of A. J Curtis. Mrs. Lucy Kidder
1ms closed -i week's stay here with Mrs.
.Southard and gone t,t hr home in Bethel.
Mrs. C C i.vmih 1m ,..l.t. OB...
risvs In Huston with her daughter. Mrs,
Thomas El lott-Th,. West liandnlnl,
Grange held ,i meeting Saturday. It l
was necessary to elect three officers to
fill the vacancies caused by the is-slgna-Hons
of thote who were elected. The bal
lot resulted In the choice of II. W. ttol-
den for master. Ml. George Allen for
tVres, and Gladys Fasetl as lady as
sistant stewaid. Nine candidates were
elected to membership and reports of th
officers iflven. Mr. )Grtrud' FasahU.
lecturer, gave a leport of the State Gramje
which she attended at St. Johnsbury,
and Miss Zatae Blair n banjo solo. Mrs.
Duni'int. lecturer of illllcreat Grange, gave
a much enjoyed recitation, Mrs. G. L.
CniTigan a Christmas selection and George
Mint read nome verses paying his re
spects to the lecturer. It was voted to
Invite Clarence Martin, of Rocbe.'ter, to
act as Installing officer at the first meet
ing In January.
A soldier who gave hl name as Private
Clifford WJsher was arrested at the rail
road station Friday, on charge of belnr
a deserter, and also charged with theft.
Suspicions were first aroused when he
offered to sell his unirorm, and a mrstage
wna received about that lime lo bo on
the watch for a deserter from Fort Ethan
Allen. The same morning the hand car
and tools belonging to the Mast Granville
section foreman were taken from Ihe
Bralntroe reiulr barn, and left on tha
track below the station. Wisher was
placed In the lock-up after some of the
tools wero dlscoveerd upon his person bv
Sheriff D. D. Howe, and the lallroai
detective was summoned and he was
escorted hack to Fort Rthan Allen, Cyril
Hnd Wllmer Angell. .students nt Dart
mouth College, are passing the vacation
here with their parents, Dr. and Mr.
F. "' Angoll. Miss Cleora Morae of Port
land, Me.. Is passing uevcrnl dnys hcie
with her brother, C. C. Moiso, and wife.
The Webster mill has a contiaet for
cornice nnd the Interior finish of the new
school building at Sprlnglleld. It Is also
to furnish Ihe finish required for ru
modeling the Interior ot the Barre Savings
Bank & Trust company, -The ladles of
Bethany Guild realized ?132.S0 from their
sale of aprons, fancy articles and food, held I
last week In the parish house. Tho Green
Mountain Glove company Is cloed for the'
bolldnV'S. bill Wttl .ntlinift un.I, .fi,titt,atl'
i. Miss Delia Chandler has, been 'tulte III
fop ten days, bill l now thoiiRht to be.
mipiovioR. .ir, iinii Airs. uotiRins ar-
elay and children of Barre were with Mrs,
Untela.vV paienls, Mr. nnd Mis. Byron
Manchester. Chilstiuas day. Mr, and Mrs !
Ilex Fiillaut of .Montpelier came Friday
and went to the home of Mrs. Fullam's
parents. .Mr. and Mrs. Seldcn Tcwksbury.l
for a few days' visit. Miss Bcrthn Man-1
"fV from Boston Friday to pass tho j
ho Idav season with bet- nnrnnts. Atr ni.,1 1
.', t" . " V. .-, . . .
,r'.' ' ohn Manney.-Mrs. r.ucy Kidder or
J'lL "'" "i!" Z ZJtl
Tri.,.. , . ,...
left on lrldny for Manchester. X, II
, where they will visit their son, Frederick
Dumas, and family, and then will ro to'
SprlnRflcld. to visit other tclatlvcs bcfoioi
retUrnlnR home. Miss MnrRaret Chenev,
,..,. , V -
A" ' 1 , " "rand.1,u Vs ,0?n .or
the holiday teccss with her narents. Mr. i
nnd Mrs. Harry Cheney. Miss Etta Cbnm
herlln, a leaeher In Montpelier. Is passing 1
n few day here. Miss MarJorlo Snauld-1
lng, another teacher, from Springfield, Is '
passing her vacation hero with her father, '
K. E. Spauldlng.-Mrs. W. D. Hampton
nnd child came from Morrlsvllle to vlilt
bar parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hale Flint.
Earl Church, who .tas been employed In
Worcester, has been compelled to Rive up
his work on account of poor health, and
Is at die Church farm. Frank Williams,
who has henn on his father's farm In
Rralntreo for a couple of years, has ac
cepted a position as superintendent for
tho testing department ot the Spencer
Wire company of Palmer, Mass., and loft
hete last week. Ills family arc living In
Ihe A. T. Xeft house on Central street
until suitable nuarters can be found In
Palmer. Alva Robinson of Klmore was
In town last week to see his brother. Riley
Roblnaon. who Is In very poor health.
W. W. Wood bns rented and moved Into
the Htockwell block. A Christmas exercise
in tho form of a cantata, "A Good Time.
With Santa Glaus," was given at the
Methodist Church on Friday evening.
Gifts wore distributed from a well-laden
tree. At tho Baptist Church, also, there
were exercises and a tree. The Bethany
Sunday school had their exercises tho
anie evnnlng, with a tree. The Rochester
nlub gave a dance at the Orange hall
The annual meeting of Fefn Lodge of
the Rebrkahs was held at he Odd Fellows'
hall Tuesday evnclng, with a small at
tendance, owing, no douht, to the Red
Cross ball the same night. After the usual
closing up of the business for the year. It
was found the lodge had raised about ?20O
aside from the dues and financially was
In a good condition. The election of of
ficers resulted a follows Noble grand,
Mrs. May Goodwin; vice-grand, Mrs.
Elizabeth Booth: secretary, Miss Mildred
Fuller; treasurer, Mrs. A. M. Rowe Thn
appointive officers will be made known
In the near future and all will be Installed
together at a Joint Installation some date
In January, lo be announced later. Tho
lodge has now 101 members. Robert Sault
of Lawrence, Mass,, Is passing several
i1.sv.s her with nla ulslr Mia flcsns
'Agnes and Mabel Sault. Harold Sault and
wife, also of St. Albans, are here with
Mr. flault's parents for several days.
Miss Minnie Davis of Hartford Is vlsitlnR
Mrs. K. T. Salisbury. Clifford 7'atch left
Tuesday afternoon for Effingham, III.,
where he will enter a college of photo
graphy lo take a three months' course.
Frank and William Plumley have returned
from Hartland, where they went to visit
their sister and her family. Mrs, Christine
Bruce of Lebanon. N H Is paslng a
few day here with her little daughter
at Uie home of Mrs. Alice Bruce. The
latost news from Mrs, J. C. Wells is very
encouraging and she Is thought to be mak
ing a good reoovery. She Is at the home
of her son, John Wells, In Bast Randolph,
where she was taken 111. Mrs. V. D.
Fraser has closed a visit of several days
here with her daughter, Mrs George
Drew, and gone to her home In AVood
stock. A large erowd attended the Red
Croes ball af the Salisbury warehouse.
Tuesday evening. An 11-plece orchestra
from Brockton, Mass.. furnished the
music. M Is understood that tho expenses
of the ball were paid by the Salisbury
company and tha entire proceeds went
to (he Red Cross. Many people were
from out of town to attend the dance.
News has been received of the death of
Mrs. Frank Chandler In New York. Mrs.
Chandler had been In frail health for a
long time and her death was not un
expected. The decoased was the wife of
Frank Chandler, the brother of Col. A. H.
Chandler, and was well known hy many
ot the older residents. -Clifford Moore,
who recently underwent n operation for
appendicitis, Is able to be out und Is at
the home of his mother. Mr. Alice Moore,
ror a time, till he is able to go to work.
The annual meeting or the Randolph
lodgo or Odd Fellows was held Monday
night, with a fair attendance, The re
ports were given and th followln of
ficers elected; Noble rrand. George Mud
gett; vice-grand, B. A. Averlll, secretary,
George Rogers; treasurer, A M. Hub
bard. The appointive officers will be
made known and installed In January
The lodge have made a request for a Joint
Installation with th other bodies, and
tha4 will be determined In the near
Mrs, Charles Chadwlck I 111 and un
der the care of a doctor. The Rev. Mr.
Snow left ror Ottawa Monday for a short
visit and to bring his wife and Infant
aon back. A. S. Wells and E. I! Hay
ward spent Christmas In Philadelphia
Miss Clara Balch of Claieinont v visit
ing Mr. and Mrs. Harry Cooley - Ralph
I'"1'1 " al ,10ln', rr"m llls I'acnm,
11. Barker, who has
been 111, If much Improved and able to
be nbout the house. Mrs. Famaworth
la having a week vacation from
levelling on Osgood hill Christmas ee
the young people s,ang carols around the
village. At eight o'clock a community
tree with a program of songs and recita
tions hy the children and lantern slides
appropriate to the occasion and distribu
tion from a wall laden tree, made a very
enjoyablu evening. The exercises were
In Agricultural hall. A contribution or
about 114 was taken ror the children's re
lief fund for the East. Miss Annie Clark
of Lynchburg, 1'a., In spending her vaca-
'tion with her slateis, llattle and Nellie
Clark. Mis Nellie has been un Invalid
for many months.
navin Aiioeraou, in iuoniiiener n
denl at Norwich University, who l the
gueil or Wesley Joslyn during the hoi-
Idays. sprained his ankle while roasting
Saturdav.-Mr. and Mrs. 11 P. Leavltl
and Ml Lillian Leavltt spent Chrlai -
ma with relatives In Lvndonvllle.-
Harry .lenne returned to hs work with
the New Vork Telephone company Mon-
day after spending a few days with hW
David Anderson, of Montpelier
, parents. Mr. nnd Mrs, Mlmer .lenne-
Mine Lillian Johnson, of Lowell, Mans.,
i the guest of her ulster, Mrs. A. T.
Lorlmer.-Miss Helen Jamison la visiting .
at her home In Illy -Mis. William nP) .,
at- la vlslllng relatives In Hoston.-MIss
Doris Lordlier Is In Boston for a week,
where she will visit relatlvce.-MlsH Kvel n
lllnckburn, of St. Johnsbury, Is the guest
of tile Rev. and Mrs. L. A. lldwards.
Miss Holen Mltaon Is visiting Mr. and
Mrs. J. F. Lambert and other friends In
town. The Congregational Church was
well tilled .Sunday evening when (lie
cantata, ,"Tho First Christmas." by Ira
Bishop Wilaon, was presented by a. chor-
F. D. ABERNETHY
Head of Church Street.
Business Hours 8:30
To-morrow, Friday, December 31
Our Advertisement of -the
Greatest of Clearance Sales
Beginning on Monday, January 3
May be seen in these columns and on pages 2 and
3 of this paper.
In consequence of the unexampled conditions
which govern this sale, we shalV regard it as a
favor if our patrons will tender cash in payment
for purchases instead of asking for credit.
us of over 30 voices, under the direction
of the Rev L. A. Kdwards. Tho soloists
were Mrs. John Wilson, Mrs. ,T. E. Mo
Carten, Mlsa Marlon Xewland, Miss Wm
ona Billings and W. R. Prouty. The pri
mary department ot tho Sunday-school
also gave several songs and recitations
undor tho direction of Mrs. William Bond
and Miss Klla Ramsdcll.
Jasper Robinson, Boston and Maine
billing clerk at this place, was
glvem a putse of $J"J Christmas morning
Irom hU fallow railway employes. Mr.
Robinson is In tho Montreal Oene.ral hos
pital for a serious operation. The Dart
mouth dance given in M hool hall Christ -mus
eve was attended by a largo num
ber. Wio Jar. orchestra under the direc
tion of G. IV Hamilton '23, Inttoduccd
many noveMeatures, The. revolving com
tmttea wa made of Dartmouth graduates
with their wives Mr and Mrs. .1 K. Mo
Carton, Mr and Mrs. John Piouty. Mr.
and Mrs Carroll Davis, Judge and Mis
K. J, SmlUi and Mr and Mr. J. M. Cun
nhlgjiam. Carroll Davis has been In
Montpelier and Burlington on a business
trlo-Crtr. and Mrs. CharUs Huso of CAarjr,
lr.U formerly of this city, are the par- j
enta of a son born December .-Mls ,
Jennie Curtis. Miss flladys Drown. Mi.s ,
Dorothy llool and Miss Ruth Bm.
. M students are homo for the holl-.
dajWr-C. .E. Greene baa returned from a
two months' trip to New J'ork and New
J er7 ear. .". .u. v,uuningimni tins oeen i n,0,j
spending a few days In Boston and Man
chester. Mrs. C A Davis spent the holl
tlavs with her narents lu island Pond.
Joel C. Hlbbnrd of Windsor, editor of the I ""day school at the Methodist KpUcn
Windsor Journal. Is viaIMn- his sister. ' "aI hurch was reorganized Sunday with
Mrs. Walter Abbott The Rev. and Mrs.
A P Banks were tendered a Christina I
gift of a purso of money from thsi parieh
loners of St. Mark's KplscoprU Churrh. '
Prof. Kmest Smith and Mrs. Smith of St
T'aul'a echool, Garden City, L. I , and
Mr and Mrs. Seth Smith and children or
Newport Center were guests of Judge
and Mrs K. J Smith Chilstmas. Harley
.1 Sawyer, head of the commervial de- ,
paKment of the Pawtuoket high school.
Is visiting his mother, .Mrs. Rosemary ,
SftWyeii .for 10 dayw Several ear loads of
southern pine timbers ar being unloaded i
wbfpb, are to bo use,!. In tebutldlng tha
Jl. "Ml, railroad hridite arrows Lake
Deootk tnd Mrs. William Macfarlane. '
who foV'the past two years have been Uv-,
ln$ With, their son, the R-v William Oltm
son Macfarlane, pastor of the Congrega
tional Church here, reached the COth an- '
nlwrsarr of their marriage December X'.
which occurred In Cowansville. Can., j
wruon was inoir noma ror many years
The T,. A. S. arranged a surprise rec.ptlon
io be held Tuesday afternoon from two
io five at the rhurch parlors. Refresh
ments were eved and purse of gold
coin presented. Mr. Macfarlane ran awa
from home to enlist In the Civil War.
serving Ihree ,ears lu ihe ramons Sth Vt.
Regiment as bandsman, under General
Banks and General B. V. Butler. At the
close, of the war, for two years, he trav
eled trom coast to ' oast and tor some
time In South America, with a hand con -
cert company, after which In- settled
down in his own home. They have
both always been Identified with 'he va
rious departments of church work, much
of the time with the choir. Two chil
dren weic born to them, but only the
Ke W G Macfarlane lived to grow up.
They have many relatives In tl) United
States and Canada, who with their many
irrieuds, extend congratulations and good
wishes. Air. and Mrs. Albert Uaatman.
, of Lyndonvllle, came '"rlday to nta till
I .Mondaj noon with their parents. Miss
I'hella Miller came home from Hartford,
Conn., Friday lo stay at home till Mon
day. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Georjce and
daughter spent Saturday with their sla
ter. Mrs. Rnclcot. at North Troy -Mr
und Mrs. John Dubois and son spent Sat
uiday ut North Troy. Mr, and Mis. Al
ton Aitginr entertained relatives from out
or town Chrimmas eve with a Christmas
tree decorated heuvlly with brandies of
pepper blossoms sett I them rioin .Mrs,
Young, of Los Angeles, Calif , which wen
very kindly distributed to friends, MIsb
Theo Jlendrli la home from her school in
Westmoro for a week's vacation. Sun
day morning- found tho thermometer al
"X degrees below aero, Friday evening
some of the officers and the teachers of
the Junior Sunday school classes met In
thv Congregational vestry for a social
hour, spont hi games, etc., each one re-
ID l. tT n t. ,nn,,l. .....1 n
, .,, ....
1 Doris Alh, little daughter or Mr. sjul
"roM Hrcer who was born Dwm.
""- Hecetnber a. the funeral be-
m1'' sal"r'I' afternoon with Hie
' l!oc' Macfarlane officiating. The
Parents have the sympathy of all ihelr
friends in the bereavement. -Mr and Mrs
lMl w..nt lo Burlington Saturday
lomalu with their daughtei. Airs ll.
'in-ci nimuuci., uu -uoniinj. .ins t.acnet
Ilrahnna, or Lowell, sjient last week with
"rl cousin, .hiss i.iiiii liimrri -cjnviere
Renoli returned to his homo Tueeda aN
ler spending Tour years In Vancouver, R.
'' His sister. Miss Yvonne Henolt. who
I" teaching in Irasuurg. came home Frl
I da for the holldays.-Mlles Abell, of
, Irasburg recently visited Mnrk Willis.-
Homer Longley, of Providence, came last
week to stay awhile with his brother,
Herbert. -Next Mondn.v O, W. Bailey,
rcpresentative-elcd, nccompanles his son,
Allon, to Montpelier, where the latter is
appointed page, nnd himself soon enters
on Ills duties aa representative. .Mr,
n. m. to 5:30 p. rti.
Bailey was bom In Potton. ('an ovem
her 10. KM, am came to this town n
18,'Hi four years later bought his presen'
farm of 4fa seres, took out his natural'
tatlon papers, and en'eted on hla II c
work as a successful and prosperoirt
farmer, holding practically alt ihe ro-i i
Mis Dvld IVIlley had the mlsfortum
, to fall attain a few.dys since and r
etveil a dislocated elbow and tiadlv
sprained wrist. Word has been receive,!
I that our former townsman. Ceorgo Cunu
nilngs. has been elected lieutenant-governor
of Wisconsin, the Slate of his adop
tion The Christmas exerelses Vrlday
evening at the town hall wte well car
rled out The churches were well flllnr
Sunday. "Come to ClmrWi Sunday".
1 Hiram .lot-dan l Improving end was ab 1
to go down to the store ono day lesi
neek - llaiold Simpson and Marjorlfl Per-
I Hi are home from lho University ot Vei
inoTit for the holidays. Rverctt Pernio li
recovering fr.tm pneumonia. Mr. and
I 1re Wllllnm Unrv T ..nnnlll. nra
gp,,,, a fw nnvs Mr. Hard,...
pnrn, Mr H1H, Mr. ,-har,.K Goodrich
.Sat,clnv morning, l.rnvel Brown and
, rfH olm,teail ,, unltfd , mAr.
r1ae tho Rev f,. Gordnn Mr. nnd
Brim (lrp popui. vounf- .
of the town and congrntuIatlOTm are ax-
the rollowlng new officers. Superintend
ent, Waller Anderson, assistant,' M 1
Sawyor; secretary and treasurer, HoHis
Lathe. Tho teachers are to be appointed,
hy tho superintendent S. A Smith, wh
haj been quite HI. is slowly Ipioving--George
Walker Is 111 with pneumonia.
Mr. and Mrs L. Ulgford w-re among
those wl'o entertained at dinner 'hrut
mas dav. Kvcryone s Invited to Eai
Craftsburv, New Year's day, lo the Com
munlty entertainment and dinner. Ro
land Moodle. who was ill last week, suf
fering from a seven, cold, Is Improving -The
Christmas exercises al the Methodist
Kplscopil Church, given ' bv he yonng
people anil chlldien wen especially in
terestlng The klndergart. a eNcrolse? ad
ded much to the pleasure of the audience.
Mrs. Lydia Robblns. who was severely
hurt last week was surpilxed by a Christ
mas tree lu her room containing many
beautiful and useful presents for he"
.omfort and enjoyment. L. Blgford came
from Manchester Thursday for the
I'bilstoius recess The Rev. O. B. Wells
and Tamlly were week-end visitor i n
On Detember thermometers reenter
ed ml degrees below zeio. Mr, and Mrs.
A. .' I'ttln entertained over i 'hrl.-tm.is
Mr. and .Mrs. Raymond .lenne of l-'i'
dale. Miss Helen .lenne of Newport anil;
Arthur. I.eUtul and Mlra .lenne. -Sylvester
Wlllinnu l critically ,11 Chests'
Carpenter's babies have bronchitis Mr
and Mrs. Kdward Habtlngs and daughter.
' nOK, p, Christinas ,ia) ln tjrn L'nf
Chester Adams and tamlly of Newpor
spent Christmas with his mother Mi.
M A. Adams. Wallace Percy nas diph
theria and Mrs. Don Percy is iUit III.
Mr. and Mrs. c G. Kastman hav
closed their house and gone to Kew por'
for the remainder of the winter Oscar
Abbott Is very poorly this winter Mr
and .Mrs, Ray Adams of L r lonvllle,
visited Mr. nnd Mrs. T A Adam'- t orts',
mas day. Mr. and Mrs Charles Wl -liamH
of Newport spent Christmas wlCi
his parents, Mr and Mrs. Silvester Wl -Hams.
The game supper served by Ihe Men -I
club Mondnj . evening In Ihe gymnasm "
was enjoyed by a goodly company. T'
menu was especially fine. Linus Leav
ens, fish and game commissioner, J
f the -speaker of tin; evening Edmu- i
j Root, captain of the losing side, and Ids
men made the arrangements and did -i
catering. Points scorod In the hun', Tf
against 475. Tom Dunn nnd 10 T. Whef
er are III. Miss Mary Root Is spend g
the Christmas vacation at her home an I
Miss Winifred Williams of Boston Is a
her parents' homefor a week, )lm
Saiah Robbln i-peut Christmas with hr
sister. Myrtle, who is at (he Pfttsfnrd
sanitarium Miss Marian Kllzabelh IV
erson Is visiting at Hast Berkshhe 'his
week George Anderson and family spen'
Christmas at South Alhan .Miss Mari'n
returned with them as a guesl of ,M s
Kdtia Anderson. -Christinas family en" -erlngs
were hell! at James Palt'on
Cieage Cole's, B. A Dutton's I-' I'
KaHton's and Mrs A C Dusta , s ,M
and Mrs. '. . Root and Miss Mary Hon
and Mr and -Mis. Fred Root and daug
ler. Marlon, were Christmas guesis f
Mr and Mrs A B Fairbanks ,if Gi'ee".
boi-o. Over inn attended the Christinas
exercises and tree at the Congre allouM
Church Friday night. The offering take i
ror the Near Hast relief amounted in Jl'
-A community gathering will be he' I
at the Presbyterian Church In I3af
Craflbur New Year's day. Pinner w I
be served and reminiscences or (he own
by several of lho older rltlxens wll fu'--tilah
tho program. The annual roll imII
and business meeting or the fnngi-ega
tlonnl Church will be held Sutuiday ,l.n
uar.v S, This Is an all day service dinner
served al noon as usual. Lei incmh'M
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