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THE WEEKLY CALEDONIAN WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1920
Evening Caledonian PublisI ing
St. Johnsbury, Vermont
ARTHUR F- STONE. Editor
Euturcd at tho St. .Tuliiinluiry Postoffice
(U mail matter of the Hccond clusa
a'ERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION
Six Mcnths 75c
f One Year to any 'Address
- sunny ::quielets
i Being told they mu. l't haze tho
new pupil.s, the modern school kitl
inertly hazes tlic teacher.
Sonic : tunt for politicians to handle
15,000,(1110 new voters not interested
in campaign ci-'urs.
:ind Miv. Granville WIuvKt
of Bristol, X. II., visited thoir par
enk Mr. iinrl AT ix. Onriro I do. this
-week, and the Ides returned to Bristol
... with thorn for a shori vl.-it.
' A mcrry-go-i ound ius boon set up
On the 'east side of the track this
Week, and is a drawing card for the
". younger people, and some of the old
f Mr. and Mrs. William IMke of
MonljK'lior, are spendim; a few days
V. with friends in town. Airs. Pike was
formerly Miss Holla Greer of this
j; town, aiid Mr. Tike is connected with
the Monlpelief Steam Laundry.
Richard Little, loronian of the
wood sliop, and Robert Wright, an
i employe at the railroad shops, are
. taking a trip to Calgary for their va-
The rchls who su-c working in
Boger Ladd' c.r at tho shops, took
an auto rid.- and supper at the Boul
ders at Widaughby Lake W ednesday
Howard Marshall, who has been a
recent employe in the Edmunds drug
store has gone to work for the Dairy
All the women in town are invited
to meet at the homo of JJrs. Charles
L. Stuart Thursday afternoon at half
past throe, to consider the subject of
registering for the September pri
maries and learn a little more about
the technicalities of voting before
the coming fall elections. It is hoped
that all will avail themselves of this
.dr. and Mrs. Eustace Beattic, Miss
iiulh Gero, Mrs. Charles Locke and
Bert Beattie, who have been spending
the past week in camp at harvey s
Bona, have returned home.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Breton of
New Bedford, Mass., are visiting
their uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs.
J). J. Vallier.
.lay S. Buifcr, who has recently
sold his house here, will go to Ran
dolph to live with his daughter, Mrs.
Rutherford H. Moore. He will be
much missed here, and especially in
the tin-shop of J. C. Eaton and Co.
which it hardly seems possible to
run without his familiar face and
F. W. Agan, candidate for govern
or, and Judge Homer Skeols of Lud
lod, wiil speak in Music Hall Thurs
day evening. On Friday evening. C.
S. 'Emery of Newport, with Walter
Cleary and tho Rev. L. A. Edwards
of the same city, will be heard at
Music Hall, so all will have an op
portunity to see what these two can
didates have to say in regard to cam
who has been visiting in town, re
Mrs. Fanny Sargent of West Burke
turned to Boston with Mr. and Mrs.
G. W. Knight, in their car.
The ladies of St. Peter's church
will have a food sale in the parish
house Saturday afternoon, at three
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. McClary and
.-on, Gordon, and Miss da Johnson,
have been spending a week camping
at Lake Massavvippi.
Bernard Cleary and bride, from
Rochester, N. Y., have recently been
visiting his mother, Mrs. John Cleary,
a few days. Mrs. Cleary was Miss
Lois Revere, and they were married
at Lassena, X. Y., Aug. 21. She was
a nurse in tho over-seas service dur
ing the war. Mr. Clear- is now locat
ed in Rochester as an automobile
salesman, and doin ven' well. Con
gratulations are extended by many
Miss Catharine Boll has been vis
iting in Sprincficld, Mass., and Hins
daK N. H.
The Monogram Hat Shop, ?,0
Spring Street, St. Johnsbury, Vt., is
now open for business with a nice
display of New York hats. adv.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Aubin of
Newport, Rhode Island are spending
a two weeks' vacation in town.
Miss Edith Lewsey has finished her
work at the railroad shop, and will
return to school at Lynuun institute
Tuesday. Ihis week-end sue is in
Gorhum, N. H., the guest of Mr. and
iirs. 11. cnttord fcsmun.
Miss Doris Colby has gone to
South Woodstock, where sne is en
gaged to teach school the . coming
Piatt G. Herrick of Pawlet is a
guest at E. J. Blodgett s this week.
Albert Gerry Blodgett is also at home
from Watei bury, Conn., for a week's
vacation, accompanied by Miss
Alice Stack of Springfield.
Mr. and Mi's.' Alex McLane, Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Hale, Mr. and
Mrs. Prcscott Moore are in camp at
Lake Willoughby this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Howe, Mrs.
Lilla Libbey, Mrs. May Gilson, Miss
es Maud Lavely, Belle Butler, and
Ruth Blodgett, enjoyed an automo
bile ride to Lake Willoughby Wed
nesday evening, with a fine supper at
the Boulders. The party was given
especially for Miss Belle Butler and
Miss Ruth Blodeett, Doth of whom
are to leave very soon, and the others
are all to work in the car at the
shops, of which Roger Ladd is the
Mrs. Arthur G. Emery is at home
from a visit of several weeks to a
friend in Detroit, Mich.
and coffee were served. A beautiful
birthday cake was made by Mrs.
Drew and cut and served by Mrs.
A surprise party was- given Ernest
Mathews Tuesday evening at his
home. Refreshments of ice cream,
cake and colfee were served and a
very pleasant evening enjoyed by
AT THE ARMORY
SEPT. 15 and 16
Dancing J).30 P. M. to 1.00 A. M.
Admission $1.10 Per Couple
Extra lady 35 cents, war tax paid.
50th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY
On Wednesday evening, Sept. 1st,
nearly one hundred guests gathered
in the spacious parlors of Mr. and
Mrs. Erwil L. Batch's home to greet
Mr. and Mrs. Gardner H. Balch, who
reached the fiftieth anniversary of
their marriage that evening.
The rooms were daintly decorated
with festoons of yellow and white,
bride roses and golden glows the
; Drme and "room receiving their
j friends seated under and arch of
' gold and white. On a table near was
a wedding cake, made by Mrs. Ernes
tine Balch Kelly, in the form of two
hearts joined, iced with red and
bearing the words "Two hearts that
beat as one" and on the point of
each heart the dates 1870-1920.
The cake was pierced by two gold
tipped arrows, bound with a golden
ring from which swung a wedding
well of gold. The cake was cut later
in the evenin!? bv the hrirtp imd p.irh
f . i Q lvr 8UCS WV,1C lne, ' Nellie, have returned home from
daughter-in-law, Mrs. Bernice and ! r.m.i..
vit .uuitii uanmieu uy men
husbands served assorted cakes and
punch. Previously Mrs. H. T. Silsby
played two piano solos in her finish
ed maner, Miss Louisa Kelley, a
granddaughter, gave two readings,
Miss Grace Cole and Harold Mason
sang 'Put on your old gray bonnet"
with words appropriately arranged
for the occasion, Miss Perry read
selections in dialect and Miss Ruth
Cole gave a reading to musical nc
compainment, by Mrs. E. C. Jewell.
Gifts of 50 dollars in gold and cur
rency, amounting to seventy dollars
a golden jewcll case and gold wrap
ped chocolates, telegrams and let-
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. McBride, Mr.
and Mis. Wallace McBride and
daughter, Lorraine and Robert Mc
I!:ide have returned home to Mon
Earlc Fuller is working at the
Miss Ellen King is in Boston tak
ing a course in telegraphy.
Mrs. June Barnctt of Walden, Mrs.
John Barnctt of Walden and Mrs.
Dan JMcCann of Cabot spent Sunday
with Mrs. T. P. Barnctt.
The Carpenters are working on
Ida Sherburne's house.
Miss Phoebe Powers of Browning
ton Center is visiting Mrs. Ai Ful
ford. Miss Phylena Stanhope of East
Lyndon is visiting at Fred Converse's.
Alex Trotter returned to Montreal
Miss Hildred Symcs returned to
J. I). Moore of Littleton, N. H.,
visited Mr. and Mrs. Wells Eastman
Mr. and Mrs. Gramrcr are visiting
relatives in Walden.
Allic Trotter, Louis Lcbay, and
work at Lebanon, N. IL, this week.
School begun here Monday morn
ning with Mrs. Jennie Moore and
Mrs. Florence Goss, teachers.
Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Thomas went
homo to Lynn, Wednesday.
Mrs. Ea Badger and sons, Pearl
and Maurice visited Mr. and Mrs.
William Badger and friends.
The Grace Mason Club will give a
supper Thursda" at the Hall.
Mrs. Nellie Wilson and daughter,
Anna, visited Mrs. J. S. Galbraith,
Miss Beryl Wilson visited Mrs. J.
S. Galbraith, Tuesday on her way
home to Burlington.
Mrs. Harold Wood and two chil
dcrn returned home from Kirby.Sun
day. Harold Wood spent the week end
with his family from Hanover, N. H.
Mrs. Richard Wright and daughter
tors from absent relatives attested to
the love and good wishes of then
friends. Rev. G. W. Douglas spoke
of the wedding trip to St. Johnsbury
fifty years ago, in a buggy when the
spring broke soon after leaving the
village obliging them to return and
borrow one which took t,hem safely
to the home of Bishop Parker, who
married them, and of their pleasant
home life in all these years, and pre
sented the gifts their son-in-law,
Stephen Kelley, responding for Mr.
and Mrs. Balch. There were pre
sent Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Kelley of
Littleton and four children, Mrs.
Lucy Pease of North Woodstock,
Mrs. Elmore Dcrbv of Bethlehem,
Mrs. Nelson Derby of Littleton, Miss
Lilla Hartshorn of Littleton sisters,
and Eugene Hartshorn, brother of
Mrs. Balch, Mrs. Lucy Blandin, sis
ter of Mr. Balch, Mr. and Mrs. Ly
man Blandin, Mrs. Nettie Balch of
Lancaster, also R. B. Smith. The
atfair was very pleasant throughout
and the children who arranged such a
delightful gathering are to be con
gratulated. The guests left with
wishes for many more years of life
together for the bride and groom of
WE HAVE PREVAILED UPON THE
with us over the balance of this week. If you would
like to purchase the best Sewing Machine made at
Rock Bottom Prices, come in this week as our stock
of machines purchased before the advance in prices
will be sold out and hereafter the price will be
at least .V:20.00 more than we are selling these for.
They must go as I need the room.
McLean's Music Store
Mr, and Mrs. F. E. Allen and
family and Mrs. Eliza and Miss Stella
Allen visited at George Whipple's at
Lyndon Center, Sunday.
Miss Jennie Gadapce and ii friend
of Andover .Mass., arc visitin" her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gadapce.
Miss Mavourinc Cilley visited Mrs
II. C. Wormwood of East Barnct last
Freeman Allen, Fred Gadapce,
William Cilley and Mr. Russell of
Burnet were business visitors in
I Barton Wednesday.
Miss Ethel Grav of St. Johnsbury
Center is visiting her uncle and aunt,
Mr. and Mrs. Freeman Allen.
Mrs. Kate Oderkirk of St. Johns-
burv is spending the week at N. II.
Miss Lena Carson has returned to
I her homo in Canada.
! Mr. and Mrs. Guv Clifford and
i family of St. Johnsbury visited at
j Will Clifford's Sunday. ' '
! Mr. and Mrs. V. V. Vance and
Miss Edith Vance visited their
daughter ,Miss Hazel Vance at
Brbrhtlook hospital. Sunday.
Fred Morse of St. Johnsbury was
the guest of his mother, Mrs. Abbie
Fred Carson visited at James Cas
sadv's in Walden" Sunday.
Mrs. Arthur Emmons nnd two chil
dren are the guests of Mrs. George
Dole at Joe's Pond.
Myrtle Noyes of St. Johnsbury is
visiting at Herbert Noyes' and Mrs.
A birthday surpirse party was giv
en Mrs. Frank Swett at the home of
Charles Drew Wednesday evening.
About 50 were present. Music was
furnished by Mr. and Mrs. E. Mosher
of St. Johnsbury Center and dancing
was enjoyed throughout the evening.
Refreshments of sandwiches, cake
Mr. and Mrs. Chester Carpenter of
Worcester, Mass., were guests at F.
Mrs. Elizabeth Clifford and daugh
ter, Madeline of St. Johnsbury were
over Sunday guests of Mrs. Helen
W. E. Houston, F. L. Carpenter,
Hugh Lund and Stacy Carpenter
spent Sunday in Vorshiro.
Guy Powers has been visiting his
parents in Highgate.
Miss Marion Emery and Mrs. Gor
gon 'Kendall of Shcrbrookc, P. Q.,
have been guests at H. A. Quimby's.
Mr. and Mrs. Julian Dodge of
Methuen, Mass., have been guests of
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Lyon.
Mrs. Nellie Clifford of Long
Branch, N. J., and Mrs. Luvia Ladd
of St. Johnsbury visited at the home
of their brother, Charles Morgan, last
Miss Alice Reed and Ralph Reed
were home from their work in St.
Johnsbury over Sunday.
Services will bo resumed at the
First Universalist church Sunday
Henry Richardson of Waltham,
Mass., called on friends in town the
Regular meeting Adah Chapter,
No. 0, O. E. S., Thursday evening,
Ernest Achilles has spent the past
two weeks in Canada.
Mrs. Bugbee, who has been visit
ing her daughter, Mrs. Fred Smith,
has returned to her home in Barrc.
Mr. and Mrs. E. I). Leo and sons,
Howard and Brigham spent Sunday
with relatives at St. Johnsbury Cen
ter. Miss Julia Quimby is visiting rela
tives in Shcrbrookc.
Mr. and Mrs. S. .1. Hai-dinc nnd
son isitcdv Mr. Harding's narcnts in
Lnconia, N. H.
Mr. and Mrs. F. E. McDonald of
East Burke were in town Sunday.
The annual sale of the Universalist
church will be held October 27. Com
mittees in charge of the various de
partments will be announced later.
Mr. and Mrs. Harrv Currier, Mr.
and Mrs. T. E. Wheaton and daugh
ter. Eleanor, and Mrs. C. E. Wheaton
were in Newbury, Sunday.
A patriotic rally is to be held in
the Congregational church Peacham,
Rev. W. Warner, pastor, next Sun
day evening at eight o'clock which
will be addressed by Dr. James S. Mc
Gaw of Pittsburg, Pa.
Dr. McGaw is known throughout
teh country as one of its foremost
platform orators and Christian states
men. He is general field secretary of
the National Reform Association and
was executive secretary of the
World's Christian Citizenship Con
ferences held in Philadelphia, Port
land and Pittsburg.
"America for ChristV is the subject
of Dr. McGaw's address. He will
treat on the subtle foes endenger ng
the United States from without and
within and will noint out the remedy
for our ills. This address has been
heard by thousands of delightful aud
itors in many states of the union.
Miss Florence and Eleanor Goss
visited their cousin, Mrs. Carl Blod
Sc'.dim Clark moved from E. J.
Farnham's to the Elory Pierce farm.
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew McKee re
cently entertained relatives.
See the fast ruces at the Caledo
nia county fair at St. Johnsbury,
Sept. 14, 15 and 10.
To The Public
We are literally your servants.
Our business is not merely to
sell you gas but to give you
good gas service.
Do us the favor of selecting
our office as the proper place
, to register complaints.
We invite your lielp and co
operation at all times. We
are always ready to make in
vestigation, and any errors
will be promptly rectified.
It is our constant endeavor to give
you a service which is complete and
satisfactory in every detail. Any em
ployee who fails to recognize this
fact and who does not do his utmost
to serve you is not rightly represent
ing our company and its policy to
ward the public.
Our poliey: The public is entitled
to courteous treatment a:d to the
best possible service.
To Oar Employees
YOU are the company.
Treat our customers as you
yourself like to be treated. In
other words, be courteous.
Courtesy avails much and costs
little. It is the most valuable
asset you can possess.
By making courtesy a daily
habit, you will not only win
friends for the company but
you will make yourself a better
and better paid employee.
Disputing with customers is bad
business. Assume, always, that the
customer is right in his or her com
plaint until the facts are looked up.
If investigation shows no ground for
just complaint, make the facts so
clear that you will preserve his or
Remember that the company's r -putation
is in your hands. Gusrd i:
as you would your own.
ST. JOHNSBURY GAS CO.
MEMHER OK T H K AMERICAN OAS ASSOCIATION
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Is Your Money Helping This Community?
New Banks and new schemes, paying high rates of interest
have lately been shown up in their true character as regards sec
urity and the integrity of their officials.
Your home Bank can and does pay you a fair rate of interest
and you can call on the principal when you need it.
These funds are passed along to local business men and indus
tries to help development and keep our workers employed.
PASSUMPSIC SAVINGS BANK
ST. JOHNSBURY, VERMONT
Mrs. Eushcv of St. Johnsbury vis
ited Mrs. Louis Lcbay Tuesday.
Itev. nnd Mrs. A. N. Pierce are
having their vacation. I
IIov. Mr. Woodworth of St. Johns
bury occupied the pulpit Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Granger have
returned from Walden.
Miss Nettie Vitty of St. Johnsbury
visited Msr. J. S. Somers Tuesday.
Mrs. Belle Carruth who has been
visiting Miss Kate Somers returned
home Wednesday to Chicago.
Mrs. Libb- Kendall of St. Johns
bury visited at Mrs. J. H. Wark's last
Archie Blackadan and Charlie Mc
Cosco went to Sherbrookc Monday to
attend the fair.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Swasey and
two children visited his sister, Mrs.
I'red 1'itkin at Lpping, N. H., last
week. While there they motored to
Boston, visited Revere Beach and
Raymond Swasey, who has spent
past two months with his brother,
Charles, has returned to his home at
Harold Swasey has been with the
Red Cross Chautauqua the past
Mrs. George Kittrcdge visited her
niece, Mrs. Bert Allen at Orford Sat
urday. Asa Newell and family, who have
been camping here for the past month
have returned to Boston.
Miss Pearl Taylor, who has spent
her vacation with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Clinton Taylor, has return
ed to Stowc.
Little Dorothy Bclevue of North
Danville spent last week here with
her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Au
Donald Farrington returned from
Passumpsic Sunday, having spent a
couple of weeks with his grandpar
ents. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Farrington.
Oliver McCosco went to Boston
Mr. and Mrs. Eric Bovce nnd little
daughter and Mr. and Mrs. Diave
Calbcth and children of Passumpsic
visited Mrs. Elsie. Bovee Sunday.
Curtis Hastings of Waterford spent
the week end with his brother, Gil
School commenced Monday with
the same teachers, Mrs. Gcrtrud-9
Parent in the grammar and Miss Lil
lian Gabrill in the primary.
There wil be a Ladio..' Aid ruppcr
at the church, 'i'hur. t'.a. ,1 pt.r.ibsr
2nd. ', '
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Swett and
little daughter and Mr. and Mrs.
Earl Rodgcrs and Mrs. Leon Perkins
and son, Jesse, were at E. F. Aycr's
Miss Marion Farrington of Peach
am spent . few days last week with
her sister, Mrs. Carl Woods.
P. J. Pi'cssy spent the week end at
Orford with Mr. and Mrs. Bert Al
len. Mr. Chcsley and family have re
turned to St. Johnsbury after spend
ing a few days m their cottage at
Will Berry is spending a month at
his home at Point 'Comfort.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Berry of Phil
adelphia visited his brother, Will
Mr. Tromlcy and family of St.
Johnsbury and Mr. Pratt and famiily
of St. Johnsbury are occupying cot
tages at Point Comfort for the week.
A camping party of boys from Barrc
are also camping there.
Mrs. Newell and two daughters,
who have been spending a month at
Point Comfort have returned to New
York. ' '
Mr. Headburg of Bane spent th3
week end at his cottage.
Mrs. Lee of Passumpsic visited at
George Ailc's Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Lauren Holmes are
visiting friends in Charlestown, N. H.
Harriet Elliott went back to St.
Johnsbury Academ-- Monday,
to Boston Monday to carry their
daughter, Marjoric, who enter.! the.
Mr. and Mrs. Ira J. Albee went
training school for nurses at Peter
Brent Hospital in Boston this week.
Edith Hazclton has returned from
Camp Hachclaga, Grand Isle and is
in Jfcanon, N. H., visiting friends
in Lebanon, N. H., and Woodstock,.
Mr. and Mrs. Bcnj. Gadley and a;
party of friends were recent visitors!
at Lake Willoughbv.
Franklin Dow and wife recently
visited his mother, Mrs. Charlottft:
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There Is No Disappointment
when you buy good sugar. We have heard no end
of regrets from people who bought "Java" sugar
because it was cheaper. We have heard no com
plaint from customers to whom we have sold.
The difference in the cost of the best is no con
sideration when results are considered. If you have
fruit to can or a "baking" to do be sure that you are
not going to spoil the whole thing by the use of in
ferior sugar. , 1
F. A. SCOTT CO.
Bakers Tel. 690 - - -Grocer