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NORWICH BULLETIN, SATURDAY, JANUARY 23, 1909. LIVE NEWS FROM WINDHAM COUNTY. MOOSUP. Station Agent Resigns to B.eom. Mo torman N.w Loom, for Aldrieh Mill. H. L. Grovw and Ernest Wilson were In Willimantic Saturday to take th. civil service! examination. Tuesday morning; waa th. coldest morning bo far, the mercury reenter ing In torn localities 6 below. The snow t Saturday night baa made fin. sleigh in. Offiosrs of Thursday Club. Th. Thursday club met with Mrs. T. W. Emmerson and elected the fol lowing ofllcers: President, Mrs. J. H. Mlln.r; vice .president, Mrs. Henry Cray; secretary and treasurer, Mrs. B. W. Danlelson. Mrs. Alice Wilson wh has been ill at the home of her hrother In "Worcester since Christmas, la gaining and hoses to be able to return to her Moosup horn. In a few days. N.w Books at Library. Nearly on. hundred new books have been added to the Aldrieh free public library and ar. rapidly being gotten ready for circulation. N.w Station Agent. A. A. Moffltt, who for a number of '' months has been the assistant freight agent, has resigned, and will learn to be a motorman on the electric road. James Juner has taken the place at the station. Rev. J. C. Mathleu, the assistant at All Hallows' church. Is taking a lour weeks' vacation, which will be passed with friends in Canada. Mrs. Amelia Hicks has closed her cottage at Maplecrest farm, and will spend the winter tn Providence. Plant to Contain 1,500 Looms. eeveral carloads of machinery have teem received for the new weave shed ef the Aldrieh manufacturing compa ny and is being rapidly put In posi tion. The weave shed will contain about TOO new looms, making a total of 1500 looms In the plant. An outside entrance has just been made to the hall in the Hyde block. The ball is 50x60 feet and has been leased to parties in which to hold mov ing picture shows. BROOKLYN. B. Y. P. U. to Study Pilgrim'. Prog ress Jail Prisoner. Cutting Ice from to 11 Inoh.s Thick. The atorm of Sunday with th. very bad walking reduced the attendance at th. churches very much. At the Baptist church th. regular services were held. Including th. Sunday school. The B. Y. P. U. in th. eve ning was led by th. pastor, the topic being Leaving the City of Destruc tion, one of the Pilgrim's Progress series. One Sunday in each month during the year there will be a topic taken from Pilgrim's Progress, which In each case it is expected that the pastor will lead the meeting;. Prisoner Cutting Ice. On Monday, Jailer Fields had 30 or more prisoners upon Herrtck's pond cleaning off the snow from the Ice and Tuesday morning he began har vesting Ice from 8 to 11 inches thick, and of good quality. Tuesday was the coldest morning of the winter so far, the mercury registering 6 degree, below zero. The Woman's clnb of Brooklyn met Monday afternoon with Miss Addle Hyde. Mrs. O. F. Genung visited Boston the present week on business and al to mad. her daughter In Medford a visit Old -Soldier Goes to Hospital. ' Prcsoott H. Baker, a veteran of the civil war, baring served In the Eighth Connecticut volunteers, whose wife died several years since, and who is In very feeble health and living alone, was taken Wednesday afternoon to the Day-K.lmbaU hospital. EAST WOODSTOCK. News from Tacoma of Big Blizzard 'Planks Used for Sleigh Runners, Helen Chandler is spending the week In Worcester. Mrs. Iliot Clemence of Southbridge. Mass., was at Bonnie View last week Mr. and Mrs. C. Allison Potter and son, Charles A., Jr., are also staying mere ror a lew weeks. George W. Child. Mrs. E. White, Mrs. N. T. White and three chil dren, Mrs. Walter Cobleigh, Roscoe Alton and others are confined to their homes with grip colds. Snow 21 Inches Deep. Mrg. E. E. May received word Tues day from her brothers in Tacoma. Wash., of th. terrible blizzard which truck that city January 6. It had been snowing for nve days, was 21 inches deep thermometer 13 degrees above sero. Planks were utilized for sleigh runners and the trolley sys tem was almost at a standstill. Boses were blooming these January 1. It is usually quite mild, the mercury sel dom going below 20 degrees. Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Farrows ar. occupying the tenement recently vacated by Mrs. George H. Johnson. Ice Is being stored this week by a doien or more farmers. It is about ten Inches thick. Owing to th. storm on Sunday, the attendance was very small, about 20 being present at the Congregational church. There was no service at the Methodist church, the pastor. Rev. John Miller, residing in West Thomp son. Tuesday was the coldest morning of the winter, th. mercury standing at zero. HOWARD VALLEY. Worcester Clergyman Appointed Pas ter ef Free Method iet Church. Th. T.vtoal services held by Rev. C. W. Stamp and wife, general con ference evangelists of th. Free Meth odist churoh, were well attended. E. Butler of Lancaster, Mass., was at Mrs. Kemp's ever Svnday. Rev. N. J. Magoon of Worcester has fceen appointed pastor of the Free Methodist ehurch. Mrs. L F. Hawkes was In Worces ter two days last week. Lester Hawkes was at his home here over Sunday. Louis Hawkes of Worcester Is at his horn, here for a few days. F. O. Hawkes Is visiting friends In South Fester, R. I. John Kemp spent Sunday at his horn. here. WOODSTOCK VALLEY. Eiffhty-ninth Birthday Celebration- Contract for School House Let. Mrs. Mary Phillips celebrated her 89th birthday on Wednesday, January 13. Mrs. Louis Keach visited friends In Spencer and Worcester, Mass., last week. G. IS. Randall is spending the week In Providence. Miss Irene Kenyon returned to her home In Somercille, Mass., on Mon day. Miss Edith Carpenter has returned from a trip to Hartford. Th Clover circle met Wednesday with Miss Maria Hiscox and sisters. Pr. H. R. Low. of Putnam was In town Tuesday. Albert Atchlnson and daughter at tended the XuneraJ, of the tanner's THREE COUNTIES. son-in-law in Willimantic on Sunday of last week. The contract for building the Val ley - school house has been awarded Julian Bellerose of Putnam.- Win field s. Kenyon spent Sunday with his sister in Putnam. lira. Esterbrooks and brother, Ed ward Jackson. ae visiting friends in Willimantic this 'week. tVINDHAM. Offioers of Congregational Sunday School Annual Business Meeting and Roll Call Fine Work Dona Dur ing Past Y.ar. The officers of the Congregational Sunday school recently elected are: H. C. Lathrop, spperlntendent; J. Carleton Tatem, assistant superintend ent; DeWitt C. Lathrop, secretary and treasurer; Rev. W. S. Kelsey, Mrs. J. C. Tatem and Mrs. H. C. Lathrop were appointed a committee to purchase new singing books for the use of the school. The school voted to send $20 as usual for the education of a girl in India and to make the usual contribu tion of $8 to the Connecticut Sunday school union. Mrs. Andrew Metzger entertained a few relatives on her birthday on Wednesday. Successful Year for Ladies' Aid So ciety. At a business meeting of the Ladies' Aid society of the Congregational church, held on Tuesday, Mrs. Wil liam F. Maine was elected president; Mrs. F. E. Guild and Mrs. J. C. Tatem, vice presidents, and Mrs. H. Clinton Lathrop, secretary and treasurer. The receipts for the year from socials amounted to J310.31. of wmcn sum there remains in the treasury $7.20. Among the expenditures for the year were $5fl to St. Josephs hospital, in Willimantic: $24 to the earthquake sufferers In Italy: $20 for gift for for mer president; $2o for organists sal ary; of the remainder, nearly all was used for furnishings for the parson age. Annual Meeting .of Cangi-.gati.nal Church. At the annual business meeting and roll call of the Congregational church, held on the 14th, a supper was served to about fifty persons. Rev. Harry Grimes conducted the business meet ing. The clerk's report showed a mem bership of 140, a grain of 10 during the year. Ths treasurer reported a balance of $10.58 on hand. Reports were heard from the Sunday school, senior and junior C. E. societies, Womanjs Mis sionary society and the Ladies' Aid so ciety, showing all to be In a prosper ous condition. The Sunday school has a membership of 93. with an average attendance of 68. There are 32 mem bers in the Senaor C. E. society and an average attendance of 20 in the junior society. The latter has been doing much good work in the home mission ary line. Encouraging reports were also given of the branch church in South Windham. H. C Lathrop was elected clerk and treasurer and Chas. Edward Spencer of South Windham was continued' on the church commit tee for three years. The contributions for the year to the various mission boards are as follows: A. B. C. F. M., $271.79; Home missions, $64.15: A. M. A., $65.33; S. S. and Publication socie ty. $48: Church Buildng society. $3S.58; Educational society. $15.76; Ministers' fund, $15.23; American Tract society, $9.03; Connecticut -Bible society, $13.43; other charities,! $276.07; total, $817.37: of this amount $356.16 was contributed by the branch church in South Wind ham.' At the roll call letters were read from the following absent members: Mrs. Mary Cook Hanna, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Williams, Mrs. Ida Chamber lln, WiMmantic; Mrs. Alice Webster, New Haven: Mrs. Caroline Moulton. Cambridge, Mnsj.; Mrs. Bertha Lyman Sliellington, Windsor Locks. Notes. Mrs. Mitchell of New London has been spending a few days at The Inn. Mr. and Mrs. J. Alden Weir of New York were in town Wednesday. Col. W. S. Chappell of New London was In town Tuesday. Doctor Lost Hi. Horse. Chauncey Wilson was awakened about midnight Monday by a noise in his driveway, and on investigating found a drlverless horse and sleigh. He put the team In the barn, and in the morn ing found that it belonged to Dr. F. E. Wilcox of Willimantic. The doctor was returning from a visit to a patient and while crossing the trolley track In Willimantic the sleigh runner caught in the track, throwing the doc tor and his driver out and the horse got away; and although the doctor searched in South Windham and Wind'ham for the animal, he did not find the team until the next day. The Duplicate Whist club meets this week with Mrs. Julia Weir Marghetlc. Sleighing Fine. The sleighinr is fine, and there are numerous sleighing parties through the Windhams in the afternoon and their elders taking their turn in the evening, the latter often stopping at Challengers' for supper. Accident from Icy Walks. The slippery walks have caused two accidents. Mrs. George Challenger fell, spraining her right arm so se verely as to necessitate its being car ried in a sling. Little Clarence Ad ams has a sprained ankle as the result of a coasting accident. Briefs. The men axe cutting eight-inch Ice on Lyman's pond. Miss Sarah Johnson attended the Tale Junior Prom on Tuesday night. There Is to be a social and business meeting of the C. E. society next week. C. A. Barstow, president of the Willi mantic C. E. union, will rive an address and there w41I be music by an orchestra rrom tne willimantic Baptist church. Refreshments will be served. ELLIOTT. House and Station Broken Into Eleven Fox Skin. Taken to Town. The house of Miss Mildred Collins was broken into for the second time last Friday night, and the station at Abington was entered for the third or fourth time, and a few tickets were taken. The station at Pomfret Center was entered at the noon hour and a package said to ba worth $300 was taken. Saturday was the coldest day of the winter. Four degrees below zero here. The snow and hail has made rood slieghing for the. first time this win ter. People are getting ready to fill their ice houses- Charles Pike took eleven fox skins to Brooklyn Saturday, to get-the boun ty. This is the second lot he has tak en this winter. WARRENVILLE. lee Harvesting Meeting of Ladies' Aid Society. Rev. G. C. Chappell officiated at the funeral of Miss Elizaibeth Lincoln at the Westford Congregational, church last Sunday at 1 p. m. Earl w right is employed at Sorine- field, Mass. W. L. Durkee has harvested some excellent ice. Vera Bennett of Ashford was the guest of Mrs. E. L. James last week. The Iadies'wA!d society was enter tained at Mrs. J. H. Bacon'u last week Wednesday. A pleasant time was spent. Judge O. D. Baker was recentlv in Hartford. R. H. Wright wa. In Hartford and "Waterbury last wek. WESTFORD. Judgment for Defendant in Cas. of Brown vs. Baker Appeal Taken Mis. Lincoln's Funeral. In the suit of Brown Brothers against James W. Baker to recover $100 claimed by the Browns for commis sion on a farm owned by Baker, Judge J. M. Tatem and a jury of six men from Eastford, where the case was tried, a verdict for the defense was rendered. Lawyer Bradford of Put nam represented the plaintiffs and Lawyer King of Willimantic the de fendant. An appeal was taken. Funeral of Miss Lincoln. Miss Laura Elizabeth Lincoln, for merly of this place, but who haa been living for so-ne time with her niece, Lucy Buck, in Willimantic, died Thurs day evening of last week. The body was brought here Sunday for burial in the Westford Hill cemetery in the fam ily lot. Her funeral was held 4n the Congregational church. Rev. George C. Chappell officiated. George Keach of North Ashford is cutting a tim'ber lot on the Flagg Chapman farm. Austin Reynolds visited friends in Bastford last Saturday. Mrs. Mary French and her mother, Mrs. Lucian Carpenter, of North Ash ford, visited local friends on Saturday. George French, who formerly! lived here and worker at Macksmithing. has bought a small farm in North Ashford from Mrs. Swltzer. Owing to the storm Sunday there was no meeting in the Baptist churcn, so some went from here to the Con gregational church and attended the funeral of Miss Lincoln. Thomas Supena. is preparing to go to Pennsylvania, where he intends tu work in a cars-hop. Mrs. Ella Scranton and Mrr. Mary Dodge of Union visited Miss Edith Dodge recently. DAYVILLE Social and Cake Sale Well Attended- Matters Chiefly Personal. Mrs. A. A. Kennedy and Mrs. Hat tie Barnes are visiting in Providence. Julian Chase spent Sunday In town. Harry Hardman called on Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Taylor Wednesday. The Christian Endeavor society held a social and cake sale on Thursday evening which was well attended. Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Bidwell spent Sunday in Norwich. Mr. Morse and Joseph Berthiaume were in Taftvill. and Norwich on Sun day. . Miss Deborah Russell has returned from a visit in New Haven. The International Oil Engine Co. of Danielson have secured the services of Miss Vinnie Shaw as stenographer. Mrs. Ida Bailey and son Francis spent Sunday with Mrs. Benjamin Cogswell. Thimble Club Meets. The Thimble club met with Mrs. Is". Lome Greig on Wednesday afternoon. Representaive Herbert Keach is fili his iee house with fine nine-inch ice. Henry Smith hsfs left Herbert Keach's employ for a long needed rest. Mrs. Arthur Topliff and daughter returned to Providence on Wednes day. PH0ENIXVILLE. Road Work Suspended Until Spring Accident Everybody Cutting Ice. The road men have all left and will not commence work again till spring. They think they have about half the work done. The road is passable still and can be used till they get to work again on it. It is better than it was before except in one or two places, and they are not very bad. W. G. Holman has his ice house fill ed with ten-inch ice. Mr. Bennett is filling his now. Mr. Peltier has repaired Mrs. De Rl va's ice house and the men have com menced to Jill it. Mr. Wheaton's men are cutting his ice on George Sraulding's pond. It is easy of access and is a handy place to gather lee. W. I. Lawton and Henry Crapo cut a large chestnut tree on the bank of the river near Mrs. De Riva's last week. When it fell it hit Mr. Lawton somehow and injured him so that he has been unable to work since. Miss Hazel Dickey is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Metcalf, in West Havan. W. S. Warren has cut the trees on the E. H. Warren place and is haul ing them together where he expects to have them sawed soon bv a steam mill. WEST WOODSTOCK. Miss Poindexter Gives an Enjoyable Party Many Grip Patients. Miss Josephine Poindexter gave one of the most enjoyable parties of the season last Saturday afternoon to the young ladies of the village. Every feature was cleverly planned and ex ecuted. Dainty refreshments were served. The young people gave a social dance Monday evening in the hall. The union social at the Baptist church last Friday evening was large, ly attended. Miss Barbara Morse is spending the week with relatives in Putnam. Misses Grace and Adeline Sumner are In Putnam this week. There were no services at the Con gregational church Sunday, owing to the illness of the pastor, Rev. C. M. Jones. Mrs. Jones is also ill. Nearly every family has one or more cases of grip. Mrs. F. N. Har ris. Mrs. C. E. Chamberlin, Mrs. H. L. Morse. Masters Francis and Philip Morse are some of the week's grip patients. Mrs. Mary Mclntire has returned from a two month's stay with rela tives in New Haven. EK0NK. Installation of Grange Officers Many Attend Social of Ladies' Aid So ciety. Officers for the ensuing vear were installed at the last meeting of the grange, as follows: Master, Mrs. Geo. H. Gallup; ovarseer, George A. Tanner; steward, Charles Barber: lecturer. Margaret Tanner; chaplain. Rev. H. Martin Kellogg; assistant steward, Harry Sayles; lady assistant steward, Mrs. Eric Tanner; treasurer. Esther Gallup, in place of Alfred Gallup, who declined election; secretary, Lottie Stanton; gate keeper, Benjamin F. Col burn; Pomona, Phoebe Tanner C;res, Mrs. H. M. Kellogg, in place of Olive Tanner, who declined to serve; Flora, Benjamin F. Colburn. The ice and sleet storm of Sunday greatly interfered with the go-to-meet. ing people attending public services. The Ladies' Aid society held a large social Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. George H. Gallup, on the Fairview farm. Teamsters are improving the coat ing of ice on the roads for using run ners, and sleigh bells are merrily jingling. Fine camera views, both on velox paper mounted and on post cards, of the Interior of the Lin meeting house as fitted up for the recent Christmas festival have been made. . WOODSTOCK. Representatives Assigned to Commit teesAttended Stat. Grange Meet ing. No service was held at the Congre gational church Sunday on account of the snow storm. The Elmvale Reading club met last wek with Miss Mabel Cochran. Melancthon Riddick has been assign ed to the committee on banks, and F. Can Eat Sausages And New Bread OR ANY OTHER FOOD WITHOUT FEAR OF DISTRESS. ENDS STOMACH MISERY Say. An Absolut. Safe Cure for All Stomach Trouble is at th. Drug Stores Her. Waiting for You Reg ulat. Your Digestion. When your stomach Is weak or lack ing in Gastric juice, anything that you eat, no difference what it is, will sour on your stomach, raise the bile and acids to cover your food like oil on water, causing Indigestion. Dys pepsia, Stomach nervousness, and Belching of sour poisons, which pro duce foul odors, nasty taste, bilious headache, Heartburn, Intestinal grip ing and make you an object of misery. This is stomach trouble which can not ibe overcome with ordinary diges tive medicines. It is caused by fer mentation of your food, which will be remedied at once by Pape's Diapepsin, a preparation pleasant to take and as harmless as candy, though it will di gest and prepare for assimilation into the blood all the food you eat. Indigestion is a result, not a cause of your trouble. If the Stomach js sour and unhealthy, your food be comes tainted, and that's what is causing the- Indigestion and gas on stomach and other miseries. Pape's Diapepsin is an Antacid, most power ful digestive and thorough regulator for weak stomachs. These Triangules will digest any kind of food you eat and will cleanse the stomach and in testines in a natural way, which make you feel fine five minutes afterwards. Any good Pharmacy here will sup ply you with a case of Pape's Diapep sin for fifty cents. Just reading about this remarkable stomach preparation will not help. Tou should go now and get a case. Put your Stomach in full health and by tomorrow you will for get the misery of Stomach trouble. Your oa-"e is no different from many others. It Isn't Stomach Nerves or Catarrh of the Stomach, or Gastritis, or Dyspepsia. It Is Food rotting Food Fermentation that's all and takes about five minutes to overcome. Olin Chaffee to that on military affairs in the house of representatives. Dr. George Austin Bowen attended the State grange meeting In Hartford. Assistant Postmaster Ezra C. May has had an attack of grip. Miss Mary G. Perley Is visiting In Andover, Mass. Spencer H. Child, who has been em ployed in a greenhouse in Pomfret, has gone to Greenwich, Conn., to engage In simllor business. WESTMINSTER. Death of Harlan Wedge A Man of Strong Christian Charaster. The prayer meeting on Friday even ing was lea by the senior deacon, E. A. Edmond. There were twelve persons present, and the meeting was a helpful one. Eleven persons braved the storm and came to church Sunday morning, but as neither a preacher nor leader ap peared, no service was held. The C. E. meeting Sunday evening was omitted. Miss Carrie Button Is visiting her sister in Scotland. Harlan Wredge, who has been very feeble for several months, passed away on Tuesday. Mr. Wedge was a man of strong Christian character and bore his suffering with courage and fortitude. He was a member of the C. E. society and attended the meetings regularly until falling health prevented him from doing so. He had served as president of this organization several times. Mr. Wedge leaves one sister. Miss Frances Wedge. EASTFORD. Dance Well Attended Accident. Judge J. M. Tatem was In town sev eral days last week. Court was held in the chapel Satur day for the trial of the case of James BaJcer vs. Bourne Bros. The case was appealed to the superior court, March term. The dance In City hall given by E. S. Keith. Friday evening, was well at tended. Mrs. Rockward is the guest yof her daughter. Mrs. A. M. Keith. Eben Huntington met with an acci dent while chopping wood Monday. He cut his hand, and the doctor dressed the wound. Rev. James B. King was in Boston last week. Union meetings are being held In the chapel evenings of this week. Miss Jessie Baker is in th employ of Dr. H. H. Converse's family. THOMPSON. Thimble Club Meets Farmers Har vesting Ice. Mrs. Lowree is visiting her sister, Mrs. R. H. Chandler. Calvin Ballard visited his sister, Mrs. Walker of Leeds Falls. Sunday. Mrs. Park is with her daughter. Mrs. J. J. Bernklow. The meettng of the Thimble club on Saturday afternoon was with MrB. Asa M. Ross. Calvin Ballard was In Derby last Saturday. O. E. Mills of the New England Conservatory of Music was in town with his father and sister last week. Local farmers have been harvesting ice the past week. The B. Y. P. U. meeting was omit ted on Sunday evening on account of the weather. Rev. Samuel Thatcher of Oneco has been visiting schools in town. STERLING. Delightful Party Other Note of In terest. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Larou enter tained their friends on Saturday even ing, Jan. 16, in a delightful manner. Miss Mildred Corey and Miss Eliza beth Kingsley were the guests from out of town. Dainty refreshments were served. Isaac Belknap Is conifined to tho house with a sprained ankle. A number from this place attended the entertainment at Danlelson. which is one of a series given under the au spices of the Danielson M. E. church. Mrs. W. Wr. Vaughn attended the D. A. R. meeting c-n Wednesday aft ernoon which was held at the home of Mrs. J. C. Gallup at Moosup. The United States Finishing com pany Is taking advantage of th. cold snap to fill their icehouses. POMFRET CENTER. Spencer Child, who has been with Robert Rust for the past two years, if now in the greenhouses of E. C. Benedict. Greenwich, Mrs. E. E. Brown has returned from a lengthy visit in Massachusetts. E. E. Brown attended the dairymen's convention in Hartford this week. Frank Eaves is suffering from a cold. The streams of the Himalaya moun tains will soon be engaged In the pro saic work of turning wheels. , CENTRAL VILLAGE. Straw Rides and Sleighing Parties Farewell Whist Newsy Notes In genious Boys. Frank Thompson, who has been ill for five weeks with typhoid fever, re mains seriously lit A consultation of doctors was held Wednesday. Mrs. W'illiam Dean was called to Plainfield Tuesday on account of the illness of Mrs. Abble Walker, who has been ill for several weeks. Mrs. Albert C. Walker and Miss Ar villa Besse have returned from Boston after spending a week there on account of the sudden death of their brother, Edson Besse. Mrs. Thomas Shannon Is 111 at her home on River street. Mrs. John Stone, who is assisting in caring for her hrother, Frank Thomp son, spent Sunday and Monday at her home In Norwich. Sleighing Parties. A Jolly sleiyhing party left hero Mon day evening. The members of the high school and friends went to Danlelson. They were chaperoned by the teachers, Misses Najako, white and Armstrong. The pupils of the grammar school had a straw ride to Danielson Monday evening. Miss Ada Burlingame acted as chaperon. The Ladies' Aid society served a cold meat and baked bean supper at the church dining room Wednesday even'ing. The King's Daughters met at their rooms in the Kennedy block Monday afternoon. Dr. James L. Gardner waa called to Pawtucket, R. L, Thursday to attend the funeral of his brother, Leander Gardner, who was formerly a well known artist in Boston. Parochial School Pupils Hav. Straw Ride. The pupils of the CathoHc school in Moosup, accompanied by the teachers, passed through here Wednesday en joying a straw ride. They visited th. Catholic school in Wauregan, where tables were set for them, and they were served delicious refreshments by their friends there. Mrs. Sarah Richmond formerly a resident here, haa moved here from Moosup into the tenement recently vacated by her son, Walter Richmonu. who has moved his family to Texas Heights. Mrs. Fannie Loring entertained her cousin from Washington Sunday. Miss Helen Matliewson gave a de lightful whist at her home on Main street Thursday evening in honor of Misses Shirley and Lila Pchofield, who left the next morning for their new home In Pittsfleld, Mass. Henry Trudeau and family of Moo sup visited at the Misses Burke's Sun. day. The Ecclesiastical society held a meeting at the church Monday even ing. The meeting adjourned to Mon day evening at 8 o'clock. Repeated Farce at Moosup. The ladies who gave the pleasing farce "How the Story Grew" in De cember at the annual fair went to Moosup' Friday evening and presented the same for the benefit of the Meth odist church. The Moosup Methodists assist this church in many ways and the ladies assisted them to show their appreciation of the valuable help they have given. Henry Murdock of Packervill. is tne guest of Willis Collins, the wrestler. Miss Lucy Broadhead has been spending several days with friends in Providence and Boston. Thomas Holmes of Norwich was a visitor here Monday. Mrs. Horace Kennedy was called here Saturday on account of the ill ness of her father, Mr. Wells. Prosecuting Agent A. J. Greenslit of Hampton was here Tuesday, where a liquor case was tried before Justice Chapman. Harry Flynn, a well known charac ter in town, has moved to Providence after residing here for several years. Kev. rt. tL.. trutierneio.' iook ror nis subject Sunday evening "Eccentrics." Miss Helen Mathewaon took charge of the music on account of the abserece of Miss Mildred MoStay. The young boys in Mrs. R. 35. But terficld's Sunday school class made a fine blackboard the past week which they presented the Sunday school at the closfl of the service. A rising vote of thanks was given them. Mrs. George R. Torrey has been ill with the grip at her home on School street. Her mother, Mrs. George Thatcher, of Canterbury has been car ing for her. Mrs. Fitch Carey, who hai been 111, has recovered and is able to bo out again. James Appley of Canterbury visited friends here Monday. Feeble at 92. Asher Herrick, who is in his 92d year, is very feeble, being confined to his bed the greater part of the time Harrv ittainthrope, who haa been en- loyinir a short vacation in Washing ton, nas returned to 1113 auues m Brewster's .store. Mrs. L. H. Cross was In Sterling Monday. Edward Hall of South Killingly was a visitor here Friday. Mrs. Philip Ma-thewson was the guest at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. Arthur Atwood, in Wauregan, Wednesday. Mrs. Chester Burdick and Mrs. Pat rick Millett Bpent Monday in Worces ter. Frank H. Tillinghast and William street were in Canterbury Sunday to attend the runeral of Albert H. Saf ford, who died ait Brewster's Neck af ter a long illness. PLAINFIELD. Phillips-Marsland Wedding Injuries From Falls. Thomas k. Holmes of Norwich made a business trip here recently. The president of the Lawton mills corporation, John Porteous of Nor wich, and the treasurer, S. H. Greene of Boston, were in town on. day last week on business connected with the factory here. Welcome H. Browning was sick last week with a severe cold. W. Irving Phillips and Miss Edith Marsland of this place were married Thursday, January 14, by Rev. Fred eric A. Balcom. Prof. John A. Morse of Putnam was In town Monday on business. Dwight Armstrong of Providence was here on business Monda". Denlson H. Richmond was In Xor wich Tuesday. Edward F. Himes of Providence was a business caller here Tuesday. George Lyman and Henry E. Park hurst visited Sterling Monday. The ice-Jeweled trees were a sight to behold during Monday's sunlight, the finer foliage of the birches being so heavily loaded that the trees were bent over and touched the ground. Tuesday morning was the coldest this winter, so far. the thermometer indicating four degrees below zero. Postmaster E. E. Ashley had a bad fall Tuesday, near the Nicholson res idence, caused by stepping on a piece of loose ice. He received a bad shak ing up, but is around again, though somewhat lamed. Mrs. William K. Harvey is said to have received a bad fall two or three days since. SOUTH CANTERBURY. Frank V. Lyon and James W. Mor gan were in Hatrford last week. Levi N. Clark attended the State grange meeting at Hartford last week, being the delegate from Canterbury grange. 'Foir degrees below zero Tuesday morning. Benjamin Brown has been visiting several days in New London. Middletown. The faculty of Wesley an university has granted the College Dramatic club the right to "go on the road," for which It recently petitioned. LIBERTY HILL. 1, Sleighing Good Gift of Book, from Brooklyn Church to Sunday 8chooI. No services w.r. held in the church Sunday on account of the storm. Mrs. J. George Clark, who has been In Hampton a few days, staying with Mr. Clark's cousin and uncle, after the funeral of his aunt, Mrs. W. H. Lincoln, returned horn. Friday night. Charles Stiippea of Hartford was the guest of his mother, Mrs. Eliza Shlppee. for a tew days recently. Mrs. Addle C. Tucker, who haa been 111, is convalescent. The young people ax. rehearsing a dialogue. It is good sleighing. Tuesday morn ing the mercury was t degrees be low zero. Ice is about S thick. The election of officers of Liberty Hill union Sunday school is to be held next Sunday. The Sunday school recently received sixty-nine Sunday school library books as a gift from the Sunday school of the First Trinitarian church, Brook lyn, Conn. They make a helpful ad dition to the very small local labrary and are greatly appreciated. TOLLAND COUNTY. WILLINGTON. Storm Decreases Church Attendance Quilting Party Study of Pilgrim'e Progress. No services were held at the Con gregational church on Sunday, the En deavor meeting also being omitted on account of the storm. At the Baptist church the fourteen who braved the wind and rain went over the Sunday school lesson with the pastor, Rev. Mr. Darrow, as leader, and passed a profitable hour. There was a larrger attendance at the Pilgrim's Progress study class on Friday evening, and the interest In creases. The meeting was held on Friday evening at 7 o'clock at Maple Corner, and was open to all interested. There was a young ladies' quilting party Wednesday afternoon at the Baptist church parlor a continuation and wind-up of the Christmas com petition. The former pastor of the Baptist church, Charles Wagner Wolfe, is still pursuing his studios at the Chicago university, where he expects to be un til spring, at least. A new revised edition of the Stafford Springs, Union, Somers and Willlngton directory Is soon to be Issued. Mrs. Ellen Wilbur is visiting her sis ter In Marlborough. Her father, who has been in feeble health for some time, died recently. Hans M. Hansen, Jr., and wife hav. been visiting in Holyoka for a few days. Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Gardner were In town Friday. Mrs. Austin Gardner has returned from a visit in Monson. The Misses Palmer and Dunning, who have been absent in New York city for a few weeks, have returned to Rest cottage. The water has returned to most of the wells that havo been dry for a long time. MASHAPAUG. Bicycle Arranged So as to Saw 14 Inoh Log. Mrs. H. W. Morey was taken to St. Joseph's hospital. Willimantic, to un dergo a serious operation. Alfred Slswick dropped a log on his foot Monday, causing a blight wound. William Brehant has purchased of Earl Wrlfht of Warrenvllle his fast trotting mare, Kit Mildred Aldrieh Is confined to hr home bv illness. The E. N. E. T. Co. is setting new poles from Stafrora to James M. Bur rlll's. Mr. Burrill is furnishing poles for the company. Luman Turner killed a hog Tuesday which weighed over 300 pounds. Mr. and Mrs. E. I. Waytt hav. mov ed from New York here, and are occu- Cying the William Taylor house, owned y H. C. Barlow and son. Alexander Burk has converted his bicycle into such a device that Mr. Burk can sit on the bicycle and saw a stick of wood 14 inches through. It is certainly an economical wood sawing machine, no water or gasoline needed. Mr. Burk Ftates that he would not sell his outfit for $100. William Harmon is erecting the Wells sawmill on the Red lot, and will be the sawyer. George Crawford is getting out the timber for his cottage, Charles Hyde doing the sawing and finishing. Chaffee Bros, have been digging for several days on their wood lot at the lead mine, to find water for their steam sawmill. They have dug 2(V feet deep and are still in dry dirt. SOUTH WILLINGTON. Mrs. Morrison and Mrs. Holman to Visit California State President at W. C. T. U. Meeting. "Grandma" Morrison and Mrs. E. J. Holman leave hre next Monday for a trip to California. They will remain over night In Springfield with Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Paige, and then Join the Raymond & Whitromb Co., gonng via the Santa Fa line from Chicago and stopping over at the Grand Canon, Arizona, arriving at Redlands, Cal., Feb. 1st. where they will spend some time with Mrs. iHolman's sister. They will also visit other friends on the coast. On their way back, in April, they are to come bv way of Salt Lake City. W. C. T. U. Meets. . The meeting of the W. C. T. V. at the home of Mrs. W. H. Hall, the 14th, was largely attended. Mrs. Buell, state president, was present and gave an interesting account of the conven tion at Denver. Mrs. Buell is always an Interesting speaker, and her subjefct was one that appealed to her listeners. Refreshments were served, addjng to the sociability of tho meeting, wl l-h was In a sense a sort of farewell ro ception to Mrs. E. J. Holman. county president, who. with Mrs. Harriet Mor rison, leaves Monday for California. EAST WILLINGTON. Friends of George Wilson are pleased to see him on a pleasant day walking out His wife Is a relative and right ful bir In the estate of Wilbam Ross of Chaplin, Her mother and Koss' mother were sisters. .Mrs. Sherman Lilibridge of LilH brldge, Florida, sent her aunt, Mrs. Gilbert Ide, pampas grass to decorate with. It was cut at the right stage to be lovely for that purpose. Many loaded teams ar. en route for the station every day. Mrs. E. J. Holman and Mrs. Mor rison will visit Marion Rparks's cousin In Redlands, Cal., In the near future. Personals. Ezra TOdwarrts of Voluntown called to see Horatio Palmer on his way from Ashaway, where he had been to visit Ms brother, George W. Edwards. Ezra Edwards also visited his sister, Maria Partelo, and son. N. Perry Maine, on the Hopklnton road. Mr. and Mrs.' G. A. Stoddard enter tained uite a number o'f their friends last Saturrtnv evening. Music and dancing made the time pass pleasantly. Mrs. G. A. Stoddard and Mr. Elmer Maine were In Westerly on Thursday to see Dr. Seanlon, to have a wen tak.en out for Mrs. Maine. Only a New Year's Resolve. Lillian Russell declares she will nev er marry again. Now the fair Lillian is becoming amazing sure enough. . .Houston I'odt. COLUMBIA. Great Interest in Spaoial Town Mut ing Notat Mad. Holding Selaotm.n Responsible for Psying Bills With out Vot. of Town Question of Dane ing Discu.sed. Th. town mettlns; held In Colum bia, in rseponse to a petition to th selectmen, on Monday last, to im it the town would vote to employ an at torney to bring action against the ssr lectmen to recover the amount paid out of the town treasury on their or ders In payment of fees of attorney for the defendants In the ease of Mrs. Ethel Fox Bla.keley vs. J. N. Clarko and H. P. Collins, members of th. locai school board, was largely attended, la fact, it was one of the largest, if not the largest, in the history of the town. The action of the selectmen in pay ing these bills without a vote of tho town had caused considerable comment from the fact that the town was not named as a defendant in the case, ami therefore had no occasion to employ an attorney. The general feeling throughout the town seemed to be. that although tha town might b. willing to pay part or all of the de fendants' expense In the case referred to, provided they had acted legally and without malic. In the matter, tho bills should not have been paid until the rase was decided by the courts, and that in psying these bills without first bringing the matter before th. town, th. seleotmen used undue haste, Attorney George E. Hlnman of Willi mantic. who for soma years has boea town counsel, was present and gar. s somewhat lengthy talk relative to Utf duties and powers of selectmen in m ters pertaining to th. town and of tli liability of the towns to defend th acts of their officials. He also stated that In payireg these hills th. select men had acted upon his advice. It 1 thought that tha remarks of Mr. Hln man would have had more influence with the voters had It not been fir tne fact that he was one of th. attorney for the defendants In the cas. referred to and the party in whose favor ona of the order-, was drawn, and there fore an interested party. An opinion by a prominent attorney !n this coun ty was also presented to the meeting, stating that as the town was not suei or mentioned as a defendant in the case, and as the case was still In tha courts, the town could tie field legally bound to pay attorney fees. Selectmen Responsible. After some discussion, a motion was made and passed by a large majority, holding the selectmen responsible for the amount paid from the town tran ury on their order for attorney fee , unless th. town at Its next annuel town meeting should vot. to pay said bills, and Instructing them to pay n further bills pertaining to said ess" unless Instructed to do so by vote o:t the town. The amount paid by th. se lectmen for feas of attorneys Is a Mttlo less than $240. This Is consld-ereA s. square deal to both th. selectmen and the town, as the case is still In th. courts and not yet decided, and um there is a difference of opinion rerard mg the liability of the town to pay such bills; the town was not in a po sition to vote intelligently on th. mat ter. The voters were not prepared to vote to rrosecute the selectmen, or to sanction their acts at Monday's meet ing, but when th. cas. is ended, and further counsel Is taken regarding the liability of th. town to pay the bills In question they will bo much better prepared to act Intelligently In this .flatter, and there is no doubt but whst they Will finally do th. right thine;. Danoing In Town Hall Preferred. After the business above referred tt had been finished the matter of danc ing in the town bullldng was brought forward, although no such cls.ua. was in the warning. According to the con ditions accompanying Mrs. Mary li. Yeomans' gift of $7.S00 to the town as a fund to perpetually keep tho town building In repair, which was accepted, by the town, danclnr or its equivalent Is forbidden in tha hall; and If tn terms of the gift are not complied wltli then the fund can be withdrawn. Fnu.i of the young people have violated tins condition at times, much to the an noyance of the donor and others who appreciate the value of the gift and what It means to the town. As much oppositilou to the gift, or ruthcr, the, conditions undr which it was mndo and accspted, has been mnnifef!d from time to time, and as there enii ed to ba a determination on the part of some to viola.t. these conditions, it was thought best to bring the- matter before a full town meeting, when I; could not be raid that u. fw votes hn l don? this or that regarding the mat ter, as it sometimes has ben intimated. Well, the Introduction of tho matter was like stirring up a hornets' nest, but it had the desired sffect and brought out the full opinion of the voters t the town, as well as some pretty strong remarks, and when a motion was ma to instruct the Janitor of the building not to allow dancing, or Its equiva lent, in the town building. In accord ance with a former vote of th town. It brought out another series of point ed remarks: and when the chalrmnn put the question It was defeated by a large majority. It was a lively skir mish, but it cleared the atmosphere of all doubt as to how the voters ptood In the matter and showed that a large majority had rather glv. back the fund of $1,500 than five up to th. conditions under which it was given. Notes. The many friends of Clinton E. Lit tle, formerly of this place, but now of New York city, congratulate him on his recent marrtags and wish him many happy years. The annual Installation of officers of the local grange took place Monday evening. The installation was per formed by Sister Hyd. of Brooklyn and there wns a large Attendance. The principal officers are: George H. Champlln, master; Raymond Clarke, overseer; William II. Bliss, lecturer; Miss Amelia J. Fuller, sec retary; Henry B. Hutchlns, treasurer. The land and buildings owned, by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McGlaulan. lo cated in Pin. street, has been sold to L. Gold of Nw York, possession to b. given May 1. Mr. McGlaulaa Is 1,1 poor health and he and his wife expect to go to eastern Pennsylvania ths coming spring to reside with the fam ily of their daughter. SOUTH COVENTRT. Protecting Records at Town Clerk's Office Washington Mill Closed. Mrs. William Tucker and Infant son have been spending several weeks with Mr. and Mrs. J. vr. Wood. Mr. and Mrs- Tucker, who hav. been located In Woonsocket, R. I., are to move to Bris tol, Pa., next week. Miss Helen Wood of this place is to aecompsny them. Norman W. Stanley is confined to hin bed by illness. He has been siok for several woeks. Mrs. Eugene A. Tracy is rsooverlasl from a month's illness. Fireproof Door for Vault. A new fireproof door has been added to the record vault in the town cl.rk's office, on the advice of State Inspector Hatheway. Tracy & Harmon, who for e num ber of years have operated in th Washington mill, In connection mltlt K. A. Tracy's wool extnjstlng business, have closed the mill. The machinery hn been rsmoved to Tracy's Valley mill. Miss Fanny IT. Rose Is spending the winter with relatives In Walllngford. Demagogy in It. There has been a great dal of dem agogy In the "free breakfast table" cry. As a matter of fact, tne brenVfaot table is not "free," for there ar. tax on glass, cutlery, china, linen, etc. There is quite as much reason wihy the people's clothing should b. fro. a wny their corres should be di&xuapolis Kewa.