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Vol. 48 -No. 44
BARTON, VERMONT, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1919
Single Copies 5 Cents.
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CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING
. JTfrtement3wiIlleinsertd under this
i Vt tire certs per word for first insert ioU
B,S Aoert per ord thereafter. Cash
-"J t rmwinv the order. So advertise
nV'rt 2-Vl be insert d for let than trnty-nre
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FOR SALE
' FOR SALE Good youjig cows.
Qio. T. Cook, Glover. 43tf -
rnr diTF New sleisrh. also ex-
pjesiVaeon. Barton Fruit Store. 42tf
FOR SALE IS Shropshire sheep.
F. R. Bailey, Orleans. 42-44p
TO LET Job of cutting and skid
j:p7 lumber. W. A. Scott, West
fer. 44-47p
FOR SALE Small cook stove,
r-'v new. John McLellan. Barton.
1 " 43tf
FOR SALE Black; horse, pacer.
Safe for woman. D. E. Smith, Bar
ton. J3t
FOR SALE Few fine full blood
white Wyandotte cockerels. Hazen
Clark, Barton. 43-44
FOR SALE One bay mare weight
900 lbs.. 4 years old. G. A. Hum
phrey, Barton. 41tf
FOR SALE One 11-year-old horse
ci;zti about 1050 lbs. O. W. Carn,
Barton. ' 42tf
FOR SALE Second-hand upright
p;ano. Can be seen at J. C. King's,
Barton. H. O. Williamson. 42-44p
FOR SALE: Your choice of two
pair of pood work horses, weigh over
L&00. W. II. Keating, Barton. 44-45
FOR SALE Morrill
tlace on Park St., with two acres of
land. Mrs. E. Hanna, Barton, 40-44p
FOR SALE Good Black and Tan
rabbit hound. Percy H. Nye, Barton.
44tf
WANTED in Orleans, tenement
for family of three. No small chil
dren. Box D, Orleans. 44tf
TOR SALE Five 2-year-old grade
Guernsey heifers to freshen in win
ter. E. S. Kelley, TeL 123-13, Or
leans. 42tf
FOR SALE One moving picture
machine, price $150. Reason for sell
ing, am poin? into other business. B.
. Bemect, Barton. 44tf
FOR SALE My seven-passenger
car, used but a little.- Easy terms.
Will take some good cows in ex
change. H. C. Wilson, Irasburg. 43-44
FOR SALE 25 seamless grain
tags, pair 2-year-old black fillies,
weight 2800; 2-year-old registered
Black stallion, weight 1500. E. L.
Graves, Barton. lwp
FOR SALE New line street and
stable blankets, harness and halters.
! sizes and prices. Wright's Liv-
erv stable, Orleans.
42-44
FOR SALE A Ford three-quarter
ten truck in good condition. Apply
tne office of H. P. Hood & Son,
export. S8tf
FOR SERVICE Registered Berk
shire boar. For sale, full blood pigs
tsr Oct. 21st. F. H. Bean, West
0T. 42-44p
OR SALE Second-hand Ford, 1
wma-cana Chevrolet, 1 motorcycle
Charles
"""y. Orleans
38tf
v younS horses, 10
years old. Workers or
r; ers- Will sell cheap or exchange
1C stoci. Lilian Brooks, Barton.
43-45
. f?? SALE Photographic studio
: Tm thriving village of Orleans.
...i foment first class. A good busi
rv! i10?08 Inquire of -The
4 UCie sdio, Orleans. 40tf -
te5!? SALE Three-two-yea r-old
: u? 1?. freshen in early spring and
, . jearun? heifers oil Tiio;I,
I) tr5rKed- Tuberculin tested. P.
tJer,, Barton. 41tf
t tfirl standing timber,
i ?aple- 3 Per cord when
ta ert 1 ?easared. Anyone wishing
: tut their mr-r. J i a m T
A9tf
s4LET"Tiile they last, re
Elern:Z T . l.ric coasters tor $o.yu,
ESS fiatrons' $4.90. The Eden
socW?chineniO. Al-
' PUie 7;r , sn' one b u- single
tot r Myci? HO volt electric mo
Viotm icnols, Barton. Both
MISCELLANEOUS"
ftStL71011 Thoroughbred
Jrf r f w ?gan tallion, Damon,
24tf
JAL?WIN APPLES Due
nd-S; i5.00 a barrel;
toe. w ' -uu- J."wombly & Uoi
i-i!!5s- 44-45
TATP'CE AND REAL ES-
tanle? c,VV8rck and mutual com-
real I bonds a11 of Til"
k?e p,i es5ate- Any one having vil
rm t SA estate the-e wiv. n .oil
!JlLdwin, Barton. 39tf
tDge'FTf,0 SALE Not being -able
22 e trlii e Peonar property Oct.
da, Nov iC?milete-the sale Satur
jscladV.'i iv' fl 1 P- and i11
'ore SP4-- Iarm 10013 advertised
cEm "Z r--ng machine, washing ma
kts ann? cltting, horse blan
hiA aQy other articles. Harry
COUNTY COURT
Mrs. Prime Gets Decision. Court
lakes Recess.
Judere Mbulton in Orleans
court granted the petition of Mrs.
Ada Prime of Barton for A
from Dr. M. F. Prime. The case oc
cupied the attention of the court
much of the time for ten days. A
decision on tne question of alimony
which was a part of the action
brought bv Mrs. Primp, tins Tinf Trefr
been given by the judge and the ques
tion oi taiong tne case to a higher
court by Dr. Prime has not yet been
settled.
Court is taking a
that Judge Moulton may attend to his
duties in Essex county court. When
through there he will return to Or
leans county as several more cases
are ready for trial, among them be
ing some important state cases.
WANTED
WANTED Calfskins and all kinds
of junk. E. Sockol, Barton. 42tf
WANTED Live poultry. Elrick,
barton. 18tf
WANTED AT ONCE Woman to
do pastry cooking. Valley House,
Orleans. 41-43p
WANTED Girl for general house
work. Must be able to cook. Amos
R. Robinson, Barton. 44tf
WANTED Man to drive team, al
so man to do barn chores. J. M. La-
nou, Irasburg. 43-46p
WANTED Stitchers in overall
factory. Union wages. 44-hour week.
B. F. Moore & Co., Newport. S9tf
WANTED Table girl. Apply to
U. S. Bobbin & Shuttle Co., Willough
by. 43tf
TT- 4 X '! L'TA T I
)a;niu vji.ii or v uinaii mr
general work. Good pay to right
party. No cooking. Normandy
Cafe. 43tf
WANTED More girls for our
Handkerchief factory. Light, clean
work. Good pay. R. W. Eldridge
Co., Orleans, Vt. . 43-4o
WANTED Calfskins, carcass,
and horse hides, also all kinds of
junk. J. Solomon, Water St., Bar
ton. TeL 56-3. 43tf
WANTED Girl to do plain cook
ing in medium-sized family, no wash
ing, $10 a week with board and room.
Inquire at this omce. lwp
WANTED Will take live poultry
and strictlv fresh large eggs
at Orleans express station every Mon
day. E. S. Kelley, TeL 1Z3-13, ur
leans. 32tf
WANTED Surrolv woman, super
intendent's cook, and laundress in
boy school. Salary $40.00 per
month and home. Superintendent
County Training School, Lawrence,
Mass. 43-46
WATSJTF.r) Married man on dairy
farm where registered Jersevs are
kept. A good milker and care taker
required. Address, stating wages,
etc, R. B. Eno, Weatogue, Conn.
44-4DP
WAKTTn Head farmer and chief
cook for boys' school. Salary $120
per month and home. Also nerasman
at $55.00. Superintendent County
rr . 1 1 T - . n 1Cni.fi
training kschooi, jjawreute, xiaso.
43-4t
WAKTRn Two men for Boys'
sVnnl TCirnf. TPstrhman. reliable and
c
dependable at all times and able to
. i i -a r x M A
care ior siock. wasier m simibc
family of boys. Salaries $50 and $55
respectively per month and main
tenance. W. Grant Fancher, Supt.,
Lawrence, Mass. 41-44
WANTED Two women of strong
character in school for boys. One to
take charge of dining room, no
waiting table. The other to take
charge of dormitory, a ciass oi w;s
help in each department. Salaries
$30 and $35 per month and mainten
ance. W. Grant Fancher, Supt.
Lawrence, Mass. . -41.41
TO RENT
TO LET Barn with three stalls?
Inqure at Barton Fruit Store. 43tf .
LOST
LOST Spare tire from back of car.
Reward will be given. Dr. F. R. Has
tings, Barton. 43-44
The Third Red Cross Roll Call
will open on November 2, Red
Cross Sunday, and close on
November 11, Armistice Day.
The-' primary purpose is to enroll
members' for 1920.
Every membership is a vote of
confidence in the Red Cross.
Be ready to cast YOUR vote. .
Help put New England over its
present total of 1,500,000 members.
School Notes. - - "
The basketball season is aKmif tn
open! The schedule is in the process
ana games witn .Newport, Orleans,
ou jonnsDury, uraftsbury and other
schools are assured. The first prac
tice was held last night in Seaver's
hall with a squad of over 20 out for
the team. The material is cooH hnf
raw, and much work must be put into
ine coaenmg to develop a balanced
basket-getting team. The finances
are secured by the formation of an
Athletic association with Clyde Wal
cott, 0, president, and Harold Car
ter, '21, secretary-treasurer. A fee
of 50c is charged to join and monthly
dues of 15c thereafter. It is expect
ed that the boys will show a 100
enrollment to support the academy
ahtletics.
Virginia Brooks, '22, has left
school. She goes with her family to
spend the- winter in South Carolina.
It is regretted that the condition
of Joseph Alexander's health compels
him to leave Barton for the higher
elevation of Maine. He is a member
of the Junior class.
By the addition of a few seats to
the study hall it has become possible
to -seat the entire junior high school
in one room. Previous to this . time
the first-year class has - been seated
by itself in Room 44. v
A most interesting program was
given in chapel Friday morning by
members of the second-year class in
commemoration of the approaching
birthday anniversary of Theodore
Roosevelt. The exercises were in
charge of Frederick Baldwin, who
spoke of Roosevelt's part in the war
; and of the spirit he showed in the
loss of his son, The "Life of Roose
velt," was described briefly by Miss
Flora Webster. Tributes to Roose
velt and anecdotes of his life were
given by the Misses Jessie Moulton,
Dora Inpp, and Dons Goad. The
exercises were fittingly closed by the
singing of Roosevelt's favorite hymn,
"How Firm a Foundation," and the
"Star Spangled Banner."
On Thursday evening of this week
the sophomore class entertains the
school and invited guests at a- Hal
low e'en party in Alumni hall.
BARTON LOCAL NOTES
D. D. Gilmore of Bradford was a
visitor in town over Sunday.
Mrs. Forsythe of Lyndonville spent
Sunday in town with friends.
Miss "Gladys Drown of Newport
spent the week-end at C. E. Sisco's.
Leslie Elliott has returned to New
port, N. II., where he is working.
Mrs. B. B. Jerome fell Friday, dis
locating and fracturing one shoulder.
Ben Piper took a business trip
through the White Mountains last
week.
Mrs. Charles S. Hale of Lyndon
ville visited at the Brown farm last
week.
Mrs. L. W. Ayer of North Troy is
spending a few days with Mrs. O. A.
White.
O. H. Mossman has gone to Norton
where he will spend several weeks
hunting.
Herbert Elliott of Groveton, N. H.,
called on friends in town the last of
the week.
Mrs. Rollins and granddaughter,
Georgia, visited relatives in Newport
last week.
W. B. Proctor and daughter, Grace,
visited friends in Newport the last
of the week.
Miss Madolin R. Whitney of Ayer,
Mass., is the guest of iliss Lillian
M. Robinson.
Mrs. R. D. Merrill and son recently
returned from a visit to her parents
in Richmond.
Mrs. O. D. Rowell has gone to St.
Johnsbury, where she will make her
home for a time. v
Verne F. Miles has moved from his
fem near EvansvSlle to the Lang
house on Park street.
T7 1, T aDlaitA OTA fX TY1 ll"t7 ftf
Beebe were guests Sunday of his
brother, Leo LeBlanc.
-r A HT . A T. Rm crcr nf St
Johnsbury were recent guests of Mr.
and airs. j. a. nun.
V TTincr orient several davs
last week at the home of his brother,
C. R. King, in Jfassumpsic.
"M-w 1t-Z W. B. Proctor leave
tomorrow noon to spend a week with
friends in Boston and vicinity.
xtre Clon Jenness has finished
tfXAk) -wtrm
work at the Jackman store and Mrs.
Wallace Foss is taking her place.
ht V. Tnllar advertises household
Aa V oiiftinn at the Dr. Wrisht
tenement block Tuesday afternoon.
f Via woman's Literary club will
mt with Mrs H. T. Seaver tonieht.
Oct. 29. Subject, Henry Van Dyke.
At the regular meeting of Key-
rvar.rei- R A. M Monday
night there will be work in the M.' E.
degree.
ir;i IT oTiorie TCelson was a Eruest
of Mrs. A. W. Morrill in Pike, N. H.,
and other friends in navernm, ss. u..,
last week.
Miss Eva Gilpin has resigned her
position as librarian, and Miss Belle
Butler will taKe ner piace commeuc
ine Nov. 1st.
Mrs. Richardson and son of Leban
on, N. H., spent the week-end at the
home of her sister, Mrs. Chas. Morse,
on Water street.
Alton Marsh, who has been sick and
unable to attend to ms amies m-me
A. R. Robinson store for some time
is now out again.
MANY MASONS
AT DISTRICT MEETING
Journey to Irasburg Thursday Where
250 Members Gather from
Tenth District.
All roads led to Irasburg Thursday
evening when about 250 Master Ma
sons of the Tenth Masonic District
gathered for the annual district
meeting. The call for the meeting
was made by District Deputy Grand ,
Master O. W. Locke of Orleans.
The town hall was converted into
a lodge room and at 2.30 in the after
noon, Central Lodge No. 62 of Iras
burg, J. - M. Lanou, W. M., opened a
Master Masons' lodge in form, after
which the first section of the Third
Degree was exemplified by officers 'of
Orleans Lodge, No. 55 of Barton,
Harley R. Barron, ,W. M Following
the work Judge Smith and Mr. Hunt
of Memphremagog 'Lodge, No. 65, of
Newport gave the first lecture of the
Third Degree. V. Frederick H.
Babbitt, grand lecturer, of Bellows
Falls, reviewed the work and com
mented favorably upon it, after
which he gave a short talk on the
landmarks of free masonry, which
was very interesting.
At 6.30 the ladies of Colton Chap
ter, No. 66, O. E. S., served a sump
tuous banquet to about 200 men, and
it is unnecessary to say that the ban
quet was good. It was served in
Irasburg style, which needs no . ex
p acation.
At 8 o'clock the lod$re was called to
order and the second section of the
degree was conferred by Central
Loige in a very creditable manner
and was so reviewed by Grand Lec
turer Babbitt.
M. W., Edwin L. Wells of Lyndon
ville, Grand Master of the Grand
Lodge of Vermont, was present and
gave a fine talk. Geo. I. Whitney,
G. S. W., and Christie B. Crowell, G.
J. W., also made short remarks. The
last Grand Officer to speak was
Grand Secretary H. If. Ross of Bur
lington, who was warmly received
and who told several of his funny
stories, following which he gave a
very interesting address on condi
tions in the fraternity today.
In a letter to the editor, District
Deputy Locke says: "It occurs to me
that in some mention of the Masonic
District meeting Tmrsday some men
tion ..should be made of the most ex
cellent work of Orleans lodge and
Central lodge, and of the hospitality
of Central Lodge and Colton chapter."
The Barton seven-piece Masonic or
chestra furnished excellent; music for
the evening work and at the banquet.
The lodges of the Tenth Masonic
District are as follows:
Masonic Union. No. 16, Troy, -Harvey
R. Gardyne, W. M.
Meridian Sun, No. 20, Craftsbury,
Elmer E. Balch, W. M.
Island Pond No. 44, Island Pond,
Harry B. Johnson, W. M.
Orleans, No. 55, Barton, Harley R.
Barron, W. M.
Central, No." 62, Irasburg, Joseph
M. Lanou, W. M.
Memphremagosr, No. 65, Newport,
Rov P. Skinner, W. M.
. Valley, No. 106, Orleans, Bertram
O. Smith, W. M.
Good delegations v were present
from each lodge.
Miss Sarah B. Cowles has broken
camp and gone to her, winter home in
White Plains. N. Y.' Mrs. Kellogg
rwill join her soon.
Miss Helen Lothrop of Pasadena,
Calif., is a guest of Mrs. P. L. Web
ster and sister, Mrs. Sylvester at the
home of the former.
The following letter remains un
called for at the postoffice. Please
say advertised when calling for this
letter. Rev. Mr. Gregg.
A set of histories on "The Great
War," by George H. Allen, Ph. D., of
the University of Pennsylvania has
been added to the Public library.
tt v Paiore underwent a second
nnonfinn at. Briffhtlook hospital on
Tuesday. The operation was very
successful and he will have to remain
only a few days.
it:.. p0KoVai Porter returned
Tuesday from a short visit to her
home in Johnson. James Harned of
Cedar Rapis, Iowa, quartermaster of
the Battlesnip siame, icvcuhj un
charged from service, was her guest
last week.
t VionV nil who so kindlv
1 1 -nrith letters, cards.
reixictuiicvi iv- - - .--
fruit and other delicacies, also wish
to thank all -who called on me while
in the hospital, which made time pass
so pleasantly.
lias been received
from the concern with -which our vil
lage officers have .taiwsa aooui ine
i.n:An r o vnnVn mill here, but the
four men who visited those m charge
of the location of a new piam nave
, n Kelieve Barton is re-
ceiving very favorable consideration.
Because 01 tne iact nwi-
sible to get certain material and ma
chinery before spring, the actual
building of the plant will not be un
dertaken until spring istead of this
fall as at first expected.
The Afternoon Study Club met
with Mrs. Chas. Cutler Thursday af
ternoon, Oct. 23d. The club prayer
was read in unison. Sixteen mem
bers answered at roll call. After the
business meeting a most interesting
program was given,, suoject. ine
World's -Great Painters." "Famous
Painters," Mrs. Ida Cutler; "Women
Painters of America," Mrs. Emily
Webster; "The Sistine Madonna,"
Mrs. Mabelle Wright. Pictures of
the artists and their work were
shown and the papers were all most
excellent- A social hour followed
the meeting.
Local Red Cross Notes.
The local Red Cross branch is plan
ning its roll call membership drive
next week. The membership com
mittee is as follows: J. F. Batchel
der, Mrs. J. F. Batchelder, Mr. and
Mrs. C. T. Miles, Arthur Drew, Mari
on Redfield, Mrs. F. A. Hunt, Mrs. W.
M. Wright, Mrs. Lucy Robinson, Mrs.
F. E. Nelson, Mrs. Zora Wheeler,
Miss Potter, Miss Arline Marsh, Mrs.
DuBois, Mrs. G. A. Humphrey, Miss
Eva Gilpin, Mrs. F. G. Burdick, Miss
Belle Butler, Mrs. H. G. Perley, Mrs.
R, G. Stiles, Mrs. W. B. Proctor,
Mrs. H. V. Drown.
New officers and committees of the
local Red Cross branch "are as fol
lows: President, Mrs. W. W. Reir
den; vice president, Mrs. W. B. Proc
tor; secretary and treasurer, Mrs. C.
S. Webster; home service committee
and civilian relief, H. T. Seaver, Mrs.
H. T. Seaver, Mrs. Cowles, Dr. J. M.
Blake; finance committee, Mr. and
Mrs, E. W. Barron, Dr. and Mrs,. F.
R. Hastings, Re 7. and Mrs. M. A.
Turner, Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Pierce,
Mr .and Mrs. Bert Jenness, Alden G.
Owen, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Gilpin,
Mr. and Mrs. C. Buckley.
An Entertainment of Unusual Merit.
The M. E. church has secured for
Friday evening, Nov. 7th, in Seaver's
hall the Marsh Entertainers and Bell
Ringers in a unique and versatile
program. A more detailed announce
ment of the features of their pro
gram will appear next week. Both
the entertainment and the cause mer
it your patronage. Secure your tick
ets early.
Twenty-five men who saw service
in the late war gathered at the Im
provement club rooms Tuesday eve
ning and signed up for a local chap
ter of the American Legion of Hon
or. Walter Buckley was elected a
delegate to the state convention to be
held in Burlington this week, and up
on his return it is expected a charter
will be granted the local petitioners
and an organization perfected.
The weather for the past ten days
has been mostly cool and cloudy. No
extremely cold weather has yet been
experienced though the ground has
been frozen slightly several morn
ings. No snow flurries have yet put
in their appearance which is some
what later than usuaL
BROWNINGTON
,F. E.-Newton is gaining.
Miss Naomi Lathe is working for
Mrs. Gilbert Dutton.
Mrs. H. H. Day is at the hospital in
Orleans for treatment.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Flint have mov
ed to their new home in Orleans.
The regular grange meeting this
week will be held Friday evening.
Mrs. James Young and Mrs. Clar
ence House were in Barton Saturday.
Mr. Mason's family have moved to
the farm recently purchased of J. B.
Flint.
Mr. and Mrs. George Lewis of
Morgan recently visited at O. A.
Grow's. "
Hale Clark has bought of B. C.
Boden the small piece of land near
his house.
Leslie Kelley and family of St. Al
bans spent a few days at the home
of his father, E. S. Kelley recently.
Several of the children in the vil
lage school have been absent a few
days the past week on account of ill
ness. The good men of the town have
been working on a poor piece of road
near the Going turn for the past
week.
Mrs. Walter Wright of North Troy
and Mrs. Fred Burbank of Farnham,
P. Q., visited Mrs. Leslie Dutton last
week.
Mrs. Merton Wilson of Montreal
has come to stay with Mr. and Mrs.
Calvin Wilson, for a few weeks. Mrs.
Wilson is in very poor health.
Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Grow were in
Littleton, N. H., Sunday to visit Mrs.
Grow's daughter, Mrs. H. C. Little
and twin babies, at the hospital.
BROWNINGTON CENTER
Naomi Lathe is working at Gil
bert Dutton's. .
Wm. Lacourse has been visiting
friends in Sheffield.
John Tate and son Elmer, are
working on the road in Coventry.
Mrs. Collins Lacouse and son, Wm.
were visitors in Newport Friday.
Mrs. Lula Phillips of Glover is vis
iting her sister, Mrs. Philo Powers.
Don't forget the chicken-pie sup
per at the hall Thursday night, Oct.
30.
Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Smith have re
turned home from Orleans for the
winter.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lacourse of
Washington, D. C, are visiting at
Collins Lacourse's.
Mr. and Mrs. Mahlon Seymour
spert Sunday with Mrs. Seymour's
parents in Newport.
There is no school this week on
account of the illness of the teach
er, Miss Vera Leland.'
Mr. and Mrs. Jame3 Martin and
Mrs. Maguire of Albany spent Sun
day at P. G. Stone's.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Woods enter
tained their daughter and family of
Montpelier over Sunday. ,
The moving picture entertainment
given by Geo. M. Brag Thursday
wa3 fine and wsll attended.
VILAS POUNDS LEAGUE
Says United States is Hoodwinked on
Covenant of Nations.
A very good audience was present
in Seaver's hall Monday evening to
listen to Senator Martin S. Vilas of
Burlington talk upon the proposed
League of Nations. Judge W. W.
Miles presided and introduced Sena
tor Vilas, while upon the rostrum in
addition to Mr. Miles and Mr. Vilas
were Judge W. M. Wright and Sen
ator C. E. Hamblet.
Mr. Vilas explained the league as
he understands it, and proceded to
tear the covenant in pieces, article
by aritcle in a characteristic vehe
ment Vilas speech. He said Great
Britain had hoodwinked the United
States into this league in order that
she, Great Britain, with her five votes
to the one of the United States in
the league's governing body, might
secure the aid of this and the other
nations in the league to hold the ad
vantage she now has as a world pow
er. He characterized the league as vio
lating the essential American princi
ple of homer rule, liberty and inde
pendence, and questioned the word
ing of the articles. In some places
Mr. Vilas finds the league covenant
drawn too loosely, in others too
strongly and withall a document fill
ed with pitfalls for the United States.
The lack of applause by the audi
ence was noticeable during the en
tire address, though there was a mild
response at the close. No opportuni
ty to interrogate the speaker was
given.
COUNTY RED CROSS
MEETING IN NEWPORT
Cel. Emery, Rev. Rankin, Rev. Kelley
and Harry Burgess Speak.
The annual meeting of the Orleans
County Chapter of the American Red
Cross wa.s held in School hall, New
port, Wednesday, Oct. -22. C. S.
Emery as chairman of the chapter,
presided, and spokeespecially of the
fine work of Rev. C. W. Kelley of
Newport Center, secretary-treasurer
of the organization. Among others
local speakers were Rev. H. B. Ran
kinv and Harry Burgess. Several
prominent outside speakers were
present.
Carroll Davis, chairman of the
canteen service of the chapter, said
in part:
"More than 200,000 men passed
through Newport on their way over
seas. They came from camps as far
south as Spartanburg, S. C, and the
intervening camps. The work of the
canteen workers was received with
the utmost gratefulness of the sol
diers. "The girls that made up the can
teen unit served with enthusiasm.
There was no hour too early and no
hour too late for them to work. Per
haps their hardest service was put in
June 4 when we celebraed the return
of our boys. The girls worked from
morning until night serving the sol
diers. About 35 attended the poultry
culling demonstration at L. N.
Lund's Tuesday of last week. .
Miss -Esther Stone, eldest daugn
ter of Mr. and Mrs. P. G. Stone and
D. Chevalier of Island Pond were
married at Newport Oct. 17. After
a short wedding journey they return
ed to Orleans where both have em
ployment. Mrs. Chevelier has been
employed in' the office of the J. G.
Turnbull Co. for over two years and
Mr. Chevelier is working for the E.
L. Chandler Co. We sincerely wish
them a most pleasant and prosper
ous life.
EVANSVILLE
Miss Vera Leland is ill with glan
ical fever and unable to teach this
week.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Farr of Island
Pond visited recently at Frank La
pierre's. Levi Robinson of Westmore has
been working for W. S. McDowell the
past week.
Homer Martin of Newport spent
the week-end at the home of his
cousin, A. E. Tracy.
W. F. Nellie and Mrs. W. S. Nich
olson of Lyndonville were visitors at
S. J. Kittle's Sunday.
. U. W. Brown of this place and
Mrs. .Clara Daniels of Westmore
were married Oct.18th.
Rev. and Mrs. I. P. Chase of Fran
conia, N. H., visited at A. E. Tracy's
the first of the week and called on
friends.
Verne Miles has sold hi3 farm to
Mr. Neddow of Canada and will
move his family to Barton village
for the winter.
W. S. McDowell, F. S. Foster and
U. V. Spencer attended the district
meeting of the Masons held in Iras
burg Thursday. .
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. McDowell
motored to Marshfield recently to
visit Mr. McDowell's sister, Mrs.
Simeon Swerdf eger.
WESTMORE
Jason Carter is stoppig-"with his
sister, Mrs. Herbert Knight.
John Legacy of West Burke spent
Sunday with his brother, J. A. Leg
acy. Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Daniels of
Barton sDent Sunday with his moth
er, Mrs. Urban Brown.
Prayer meeting on Thursday eve
ning this week with Mrs. Margaret
Leland at Herbert Bowen's.
Temperance Sunday will be ob
served at the church Sunday. The
boys and girls are especially invited
to come.
BARTON AUTO THIEF
CAETURED AND JAILED
Niblock, an Escaped Convict, the
Man. Stole Other Cars. 0
Clifton Niblock, escaped, convict
from the State Prison at Winsor has
been captured and is now lodged in
the Orleans County jail at Newport
waiting results of his flight.
Clifton Niblock, who was serving
time in the State Prison at Windsor
made his get-away from that institu
tion on Oct. 8, 1919.
Niblock and his pal, John Sharkey,
alias John Skiff, who was also serving
a sentence, were considered as trus
ties and were working with the road
gang when Niblock took it into his
head to disappear, and used an auto
truck to assist him in his get-away.
Since that time the officers of the
prison have been on his trail, which
resulted in his capture at Cowansville
Que., Oct. 21st, where he was found
working in a restaurant. Upon in
vestigation, the officers found that
this same Niblock was the man who
stole the seven-passenger Chalmers
automobile, belonging to Henry Haw
kins of Barton, which was stolen after
midnight of Tuesday, Oct. 14th.
Mr. Hawkins left the car at the
Crystal Lake garage for repairs, and
on account of lack of room the car was
left out of doors.
Niblock was brought to Newport
October 22d, by the Superintend
ent and an officer of the State Prison,
who made the capture, and lodged in
jail. Thursday, Niblockwas brought
into court and the charge of auto theft
was lodged against him. It is not
known at present if he will be taken
at once to Windsor to complete his
prison sentence with a good exten
sion added for his escape, or if he will
remain here and stand for tr.2 theft
of the automobile.
Niblock appeared at the local gar
age in North Troy about midnight
on Sunday, Oct. 12th, with a "Coun
try Club" type Overland car. It was
badly damaged and repairs were or
dered. Before repairs were finished
Niblock left town. Returning he
decided to sell the car and found in
Earl Jacobs, the garage man, a cus
tomer. With the money obtained
from the sale he purchased a suit of
clothes and personal outfit and again
left town. He came back Friday eve
ning on the 9.15 local and departed
the next morning for Cowansville.
Meanwhile the local immigration
and customs men had been appraised
of Niblock's escape and of the theft
of an Overland car from Dr. Beaudry
of Bromptonville, P. Q., the car final
ly been located in North Troy and
identified. High Constable Boisvert
of Sweetsburg, P. Q., was communi
cated with, who in turn notified Dr.
Beaudry of the discovery of his prop
perty. Monday afternoon, A. Char
land of Bromptonville appeared with
authority, to take possession of the
stolen car.
Niblock claimed to have formerly
come from Lowell, Vt.
The Hawkins car has been returned
to Barton not much the worse for the
trip.
.
Methodist Episcopal Church Notes
Rev. M. A. Turner, Pastor
Morning worship, 10.30.
Everybody cordially invited.
Sunday r-: z 1..45 o'cV ' .
This being- i.ii-;.l .cry r . . a
short program will be used i...! .m
Sunday school missionary collection
will be taken.
The King's Heralds will meet Sun
day afternoon at 4.00.
Epworth League, 6.30. -
Leader, Mrs. C. E. Hibbard.
The regular, mid-week prayer meet
ing on Thursday evening at 7.30.
Union service Sunday evening in
this church.
Congregational Church Notes.
Rev. J. J. Hutchinson, Pastor
Sunday, Nov. 3d
10.30, Morning service.
Communion service and brief ser
mon. Subject, "What It Means to
confess Christ."
11.45, Sunday schooL
6.00 p. m.f Christian Endeavor.
7.00, union preaching service in the
Methodist church.
Prayer-meeting, Thursday evening,
7:30.
Strangers welcome at all services.
All seats free.
KEPT CHILD FROM SCHOOL
Fined $5 and Costs. Other Similar
Cases to Come to Court.
State's Attorney Frank Thompson
and Judge Wright, both of Barton,
were in Newport last week holding
a session of the municipal court.
W. Paronton of Newport Center
appeared and pleaded guilty to the
charge of not sending his daughter
to school. He was fined $5 and costs.
Zeno Gervais and Oliver Boucher of
Derby, who were also charged with
a like offense, appeared and pleaded
not guilty, and their cases will come
up for jury trial in the Orleans coun
ty court, which will convene at the
close of the Essex county court now
in session.
There will be a Hallowe'en social
at Charles Tatro's Friday evening,
Oct. 31st. All are invited to come and
bring eatables.
Urban Brown of Evansville and
Mrs. Clara B. Daniels of this place
were married at the Methodist par
sonage in Lyndonville Oct. 18. They
will be pleased to see their friends at
their home here where they will live
this winter.
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