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THE ST. JOHNSBURY CALEDONIAN, MAY 11, 1898.
5 THE TOWNS AROUND. BARNET. Will Ritcliie went to Burlington with the Bradford Guards last week Thursday- Harlcy Smith went to Burlington to be examined Tuesday. Miss Alice Smith was unable to teach her school last Friday, but felt able to go At it again last Monday. Vernon Jame9 is much better. He has been out of doors. Wm. Brock broke his ankle last week. Mr. Greenbanks has returned to Bar net from Peacham, where he went a short time ago. Mrs. R. W. Laird attended the funeral of Mrs. M. B. Hall at South Ryegate last Monday. Nellie and Nettie Smith, Anna Perry, Mrs. A. S. Lauehlin and Julian P. Laugh lin attended the Christian Endeavor union meeting at South Ryegate last week Thursday. The Armorside corset at Carr's dry goods store, St. Tohnsbury, is something every lady should try. EAST BARNET. Mrs. S. Bailey is quite sick with bilious fever. Mrs. Howland went to Burke to stay over Sunday with her daughter. Charles Wallace has been putting in a gable window which makes quite an im provement to the house both outside and inside. Mrs. Richardson and Mrs. McGill went as delegates to the sixth local Christian Endeavor union held at South Ryegate Inst Thursday. A very few from here attended the graduating exercises at Mclndoes last Thursday and Friday evenings. Russell Hoyt was the only soldier that went Irom here to Burlington last week. The recital given here by Sam Currier from Danville, was enjoyed very much. The house was not as well filled as it ought to have been, but those that heard him hope he will come again. Lawrence Snyder and Arthur B. Norris from Rochester, N.Y., and Bert L. Norris and Mrs Frank H. Potts from St. Johns bury were here calling on old friends last week. EAST BURKE. The social event of lust week was the marriage of Miss Emma Etta Godding to Ralph T. Parker of St. Johnsbury, Tuesday p. m. at the home of the bride's parents. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Y. C. Johnson of Lyndonville in the presence of only the immediate relatives and friends. They received a large number of beautiful and useful presents. Ice cream and cake were lerved and the newly-married couple left for their future home, 25 Mt. Pleasant street, St. Johnsbury, where they will be at home to their friends. Mrs. 0. M. Jenkins has gone to Charleston to spend a couple of weeks with her parents. Miss Florence Austin has gone to St. Johnsbury to do dressmaking. Mr. Dresser.the blacksmith, has moved into the Bundy house, vacated by Mr. Cowen, and Frank Houston into the house vacated by Harry Mathers. Rev. A. G. Austin preached a very elo quent sermon Sunday morning from Prov. 24: 11 and 12. Mr. Davis from Sheffield or Wheelock has moved into the Baptist parsonage. Charles E. Cashing, who has boarded at Hazcn Blood's the past year, has closed his paint shop and moved to Lyndonville. WEST BURKE. Arthur Chappcll from Charleston visited his parents last week. Little Leon Densmore is no better and is in a very critical condition. Rev. G. A. Emery, the new pastor of the Methodist church, has commenced his labors here. Rob Hudson from Chicago is visiting his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. D. S. Townsend. D. R. Densmore and family have re turned from their visit to Massachusetts. A. L. Aldrich is building an ell to bis house. Guy Smith, who cut his foot badly some time ago, is out on erntches. CABOT. Qolden Wedding. A large company gathered at Bemis Pike's last Monday to celebrate the Rolden wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Pike. Friends were present from Marshfield, Calais, Bnrre, Glover and other towns. Some useful presents were left, including a sum of money, and all united in wish ing the worthy couple many added years "f wedded lite. Cortez Putnam died at the home of his son Rives Inst Saturday. Dean Fisher is at home from his work at the Montpelier creamery. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Walbridge recently. Den M. S. Haines lost one of his best cows Monday. The cow had been very lame for about three weeks and her dis ease baffled our skillful veterinarian. A post mortem showed it to have been lead poisoning, several small pieces of ma oeing 0und in her stomach. Several rif nnr tnwnstwonle took in the Dewey celebration at Montpelier Mon- uay. . HARVEY. J- W. Gillis is lurnishing the lumber for Isaac Gri't-n tn Vinilrl a hnrn this sorinir. H. W. and W. G. Bartlett are painting " "-T. v.nricr s. 0. V. Gookin is at Orvis Hale's doing Quite a job ot work in the interior of the house. Ed. Moore was at home from Peacham where he is at work, over Sunday. W.T. Dunn visited his sister, Mrs. J. L. Frye, over Sunday. The American Navy. Cuba and Hawaii. . A portfolio, in ten parts, sixteen views ,n each pnrt, of the finest half tone Pictures of the American Navy, Cuba and Hawaii hnR inaf h.n nnhlisliirl And the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway "as made arrangements for a special edition for the benefit of its patrons and will furnish the full set. one hundred and sixty pictures, for one dollar. In view of jne present excitement regarding Cuba these pictures are very timely. Send amount with r..n aitA Heafford, General Passenger Agent C. M. ' Ky ( Chicago, HI. L. D. Prescott, a cattle buyer of Brad- 'ord, committed suicide at the Newport House last Wednesday morning by drink lncr ... ...... o uuiik acia. lause unKnowo. LYNDONVILLE. Will Move to Massachusetts The Dairy Association are to remove their headquarters to Greenfield, Mass., some time in August. They go there so that they may be at a more central point and have much better railroad facilities. It is understood that by this change they save $1500 in freight alone. The industry has only been in operation a few years, but has proved itself a prof itable one, by which the town has been materially improved. The members of the firm are very prominent in social cir cles and their departure will be deeply regretted. Upon the advent of the news of Dew ey's safety in Manila, Saturday night, the boys indulged in a celebration, firing guns and otherwise giving vent to their enthusiasm. About 90 were served with chicken pie and other good things at the men's supper Saturday evening. The gentle men proved their aptness as cuisine art ists, and the decorations were profuse. The choir of the Lyndon Congrega tional church exchanged with the Lyn donville Methodist choir last Sunday morning. The Lyndon choir consisted of a treble quartette and their singing wasof the finest heard here for some time. L. F. Edgerton has purchased the new laundry ot Harry B. Gordon and began operations mere Monaay. i nis is strict ly a home industry and should receive the popular support. A demonstration was given therecruits from here as they departed for St. Johns bury last Wednesday evening. The Lyn donville band escorted them to the sta tion, folio wed by a crowd of several bund red people, all wishing to bid farewell to the boys who were going out into Uncle Sam's service. Three rousing cheers were given as the train left the station. The names of those who were accepted are appended : C. G. Norris, WalterQuimby, B. N. Martmdale, W. H. Smith, Charles Gleed. Ernest Sawyer and G. W. Mills went through here Thursday morning with the Newport company, and passed the examination satisfactorily. Miss Susie V. Shaw of St. Tohnsbury is employed as a compositor in the Lyn donville Journal othce. The Lvndon Club cave a dance last Thursday evening, Miss Josephine Mor rill of Peoria, III., being the guest of the evening. Mr. and Mrs. F.E. Place of Peoria. 111., with their daughter, Miss Josephine Morrill, are visiting relatives in the place. Rev. S. H. Ailing has been engaged to deliver the Memorial address Sunday, May 29, and Edward J. Bodwell, Esq., is to deliver the oration before the G. A. R. on Memorial Day. The fire company are building an addi tion to the rear of Music hall where thev may dry their hose. 'The relation of Citizens to Educa tion" was the subject of a very interest ing lecture at Music hall last Thursday evening by Mrs. Alice Freeman Palmer of Cambridge, Mass. Parents, teachers and children, who attended, all gained much good and the talk was replete with interest to the end. Mrs. Palmer is a member of the State Board of Education in Massachusects. As is customary at a first-class lecture, the audience was small and the expenses of Mrs. Palmer s com ing had to be paid partially from the treasury ol the Lyndon Woman's Club under whose auspices she came. Cashier L. B. Harris of the Lyndonville Natioual Bank returned from an extend ed trip in New Mexico last week. While there he bought a remarkable collection of Indian pottery, blankets, samples of wearing, and other Indian curiosities all of which form a rare collection. Mr. Harris informs us that the war spirit runs high in the west and that no less patriotism is exhibited there than in New England. The Armorside Corset, at Carr's dry goods store, St. Johnsbury, is something every lady should try. A meeting of the citizens and business men was held at Webb's Hotel Monday evening lor the purpose of arranging lor a big ctlebration of July 4th. It is pro posed to invite the people ol all surround ing towns to come and help observe the day. This year there is a liberal supply of patriotism and the event ot the year may be expected. Willard H. Child has had his pension increased from $24 to $30 a month. Bishop Hall will visit the Episcopal church here bunday evening, May 22. The latest and best in everything photographic will be found at Chase's, 47 Main street, M. joiinsDury. LYNDON CENTER. The Tunior Christian Endeavor society entertainment on Thursday evening was very well attended and the people were well entertained. 1. w. banoorn kindly plaved several selections on bis new gramophone, after which the autograph quilt containing 254 autographs was disposed of at auction, Mr. Sanborn bid ding it off for nine dollars, but generous ly giving a ten dollar bill for it. The quilt netted the society nearly twenty- -in " seven uouurs. L.B. Harris returned from his trip to New Mexico last week Tuesday after noon. While Tames Shores was working on W. B. Wilmot's house at Lyndonville last Saturday he fell eighteen leet, seri' ously injuring his spine aud otherwise injuring him internally. Sunday afternoon Mrs. Julia Nichols' house caught fire from a kerosene oil stove and ouite a bluze had started in the kitchen before it was discovered by Bert Batchelder, who with his father's assistance soon extinguished it. The loss is covered by insurance. WEST DANVILLE. Leonard Darling of Peacham was in the villuge one day Inst week for some work at Merrill &c Son s. Mrs. Charles Oderkirk is making an extended visit with her son in Boston. The farmers are busy about their spring work and the village folks are making their gardens and fixing up generally. The Women's Aid is trying to raise the minister a salary. E. P. Brickctt was at Kellogg' mill at work last week at the outlet ol Peacham pond, repairing saw mill for Frank White. Visit Chase's new photograph rooms, 47 Main street, St. Johnsbury, Vt. E. H. B. Stone of Cabot Plain made 3300 pounds of hnc sugar this senson from 1400 trees. To Cur Cold On Day. Tn in. Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets, All druggists refund the money if it fails to cure. 25 cents. MCINDOB PALLS. Commencement Exercises. The commencement exercises on Thurs day and Friday evening passed off very pleasantly about 200 being present both evenings. The six young ladies of the graduating classall performed their parts with great credit both to themselves and their principal. Their essays were on in teresting subjects and were well treated, showing much thought and careful study of their individual subjects. The singing by thechorus, and Mrs. Yaw's selections were greatly appreciated. The lecture by Prof. Howes of Vermont University was well received. After the lecture ice cream and cake was served and a social time enjoyed. The different committee all did their parts well. Principal Webster should feel much gratified with the man ner in which the graduating exercises passed off. He has put a good deal ol work into the school the past year and his efforts proved successful and of value to the school as the average attendance of students the past three terms has been larger than for several years past. It is to be hoped he will continueanotheryear and that he will have as good success as in the past one. Word was received here Monday of the death of Mrs. Ibbie Monteith (formerly of this place) at the home ol her daugh ter at Collinsville, Mass. FuneralThurs day morning. Miss Mamie Mills of Lyndonville has been the guest of Miss Mabel Cassidy the past week. Miss Nora Lockwood, who has been assistant teacher in the Academy the past two terms, leturned to her home in St. Johnsbury Monday. Eri Cbamberlin is quite sick. Fred Wright of Ban on Landing is spending a few days at Seth Ford's. Mrs. C. L. Duncan is visiting friends at South Ryegate. Mr. Martin fell last Saturday and came near breaking his arm, as it is he is suf fering Irom a very painful sprained elbow. Mrs. Ora Bishop is at her daughter's, Mrs. Hazelton, at Lebanon. Mrs. Julia Smith is at West Barnet for a lew days' visit. Benjamin Riley has gone to Wells River to work this summer. A. B. Perry was in Boston last week. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Turner have gone to South Ryegate to attend the iuneral of their aunt, Mrs. Hall. Ike Moore has torn down his old barn and is building a new one somewhat onger. RYEQATE. Frank G. Urner of New York city, editor of the New York Produce Review and American Creamery, was the guest of R. F. Jaynes last week. While here be visited Jersey Hill Creamery, taking in all the details. The eighty-eighth birthday of Robert Miller was celebrated last week Tuesday at his daughter's with whom he resides. All of his children, six in number, were present. Archibald, John, Abbie and Mrs. Nelson reside in Ryegate, Jack in Barnet and Mrs. Elms in Boston. It was a very pleasant and happy reunion, the aged lather having the satisfaction of seeing his children once more gathered around him. John Davidson has adopted a boy from the Home for Little Wanderersin Boston. He will be treated in every way as his own child, it was christian charity and will reap its reward. Miss Anna McLam came home Friday night, returning to St. Johnsbury Satur day. R. F. Jaynes sold four hundred dollars worth ol cows last week. Will Thompson and Lloyd McLam are out of town for two or three days for the purpose of buying cows. WEST CONCORD. A good number gathered at thestation Thursday morning to bid the boys who had enlisted goodbye. Those who went from this place were Lieut. E. H. Bazin, Ned Ripley, Loren Smith, Harry Hutch inson, George Smith, George Hull, Wil liam Gero and George McGregor. H. N. Cleveland, who has rented a ten ement in the McGregor house, will work for R. S. Bailey in bis blacksmith shop. Will Houston and family have gone to Wilder, where he has work. They have made many friet ds during their stay here who will regret to have them leave. Heitert Douglass has gone to Groton to work this summer. Mrs. Henry Currier of St. Johnsbury spent Saturday in town. Robert Vance has moved from Chas. Palmer's place to T. C. Fletcher's (arm on the Danville road. Frank Guyer has moved to Chas. Palmer's. At the annual meeting of the Epworth League last Friday evening the following officers were elected: President, Miss Eva Howard; 1st vice presideut, Mrs. James E. Knapp; 2d vice president, Mrs. F. T. Forsaith; 3d vice president. Mrs. H. E. Currier; 4th vice president, Miss May I. Lewis; secretary, Rev. James E. Knapp; treasurer, Mrs. Warren Bing ham ; organist, Miss Bessie Stacy. Miss Pearl Hull is working at St. Johnsbury for Miss Ella Williamson. Geo. Carlton of St. Johnsbury has moved on to the Paris place which he recently bought. The concert and ball Friday evening passed off very nicely and was very much enjoyed by all present. The concert was a grand musical treat. A special train from St. Johnsbury broughtagood many people. The Bohemian Glass-blowers will give their entertainment at the town hall every evening this week. Matinee Sat urday afternoon at 2 o'clock. The Armorside corset at Carr's dry goods store, St. Johnsbury, is something every lady should try. Frank A. Walker has been appointed judge of probate for the district of Wind sor by the governor to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Judge Hugh Henry. Household CJodi. The ancient Greeks believed that the Penates were the goes who attended to the welfare and prosperity of the family. They were worshipped as household cods in every home. TJie household god of to day is Dr. King's New Discovery. For consumption, coughs, colds, and for all affection of Throat, Chest and Lungs it is invaluable. It has been tried for a quarter of a century and is guaranteed to cure, or money refunded. No house hold should be without this good angel. It is pleasant to take and a sale and sure remedy for old and young. Free trial bottles free at Flint Bros.' Drug Store. DANVILLE. R. B. Gammel is painting and repairing the Elm House, getting ready for summer business. Mrs. Harriett Barnard of Concord, N. H., is visiting at Winfield Fisher's. Frank Kittridgeof Woodsville has been visiting in town. Walter S. Haviland is visiting friends at Woodsville. Mrs. Betsey Morse, one of the oldest persons in town, died Wednesday at the residence of Fred Kittridge where she has made her home for many years. The remains were taken to Monroe, N. H., for interment. Tohn Chalmers and Harvey Barber, the aspirants for mititary honors from here, successfully passed the medical examina tion and are now in camp. Dr. C. L. Bailey has moved into John Sias' house recently vacated by Bert Currier. Dr. Bailey has been appointed exami ner for the New England Order of Protection. Mrs. Annette Farr has returned Irom a visit to Brooklyn and Rome, N. Y. W. C. Heath will hold auctions every Saturday afternoon on the common. W. H. Worthen has again disposed of his livery, this time to W. C. Bowditch of Cabot. Road Commissioner C. E. Morse started the road machine Tuesday. Mrs. A. W. Ayer and Miss Annie Ayer have returned for the summer. Mrs. Maurice Pilgrim of Boston is at Mrs. A. W. Preston's. Press Banficld and wile visited at W. C. Heath's this week. Benjamin Badger met with quite a serious runaway last Friday and was thrown to the ground with great violence, but fortunately escaped with slight injuries. Isaac Green is building a barn. The Armorside corset at Carr's dry goods store, St. Johnsbury, is something every lady should try. Dr. Fred L. Beckwith will be at the Elm House, May 19 to June 4 prepared to do all kinds of dental work. May 9 was the anniversary of the Dan ville fire which occuned nine years ago. At that time the season was much far ther advanced than this spring, as the leaves were all out and it will be recalled that it was a very hot day. HARDWICK. Death of Mrs. Fisher. This community was much shocked and saddened last week by the sudden sickness and death ot Blanche M., wile of A. S. Fisher. Mrs. Fisher was in usual health until a few hours before her death. She was taken sick with pneu monia, which ended in heart failure and death. Her funeral was held at the Con gregational church Wednesday at 2 o'clock, Rev. Mr. Lewis officiating. Singing by a mixed quartette. The tu ner a 1 was very largely attended and the floral tributes were many and very beau tiful, which show the high esteem in which both Mr. and Mrs. Fisher were held. The many friends of Mr. Fisher tender him their sincere sympathy in this sad hour, and also to the bereaved parents, brother and three sisters. Mrs. Ira Sbattuck returned home Mon day from Dr. Sparhawk's sanitarium at Burlington, having nearly recovered Irom a very delicate surgical" operation per formed there. Rev. W. S. Smithers, who came here from the Methodist church in St. Johns bury, was transferred to Northfield at the last conference, but the people here made such an earnest request that he be allowed to remain with us another year that a decision to let him do so was tele graphed Friday by Rev. W. R.Davenport ot Barre, new presiding elder. The infant child of Mrs. W. S. Drenan was buried Saturday afternoon. The militia companies from St. Johns bury and Newport went through here last week. The train stopped here about 10 minutes. About 100Q people were at the depot. During the 10 minutes can non firecrackers were discharged and many cheers were given to the boys. Four of our boys wenv to Northfield last week to join their militia company. The annual village meeting was held on the 3d of May. The officers were elected tor the ensuing year. A report was made by the electric light company. The plant cost about $ 18,000. Geo. O Pease sold out his meat mark et to Bellville and Jones Saturday. Mis. F. W. Arnold is still failing and her friends consider her recovery as doubtful. Edwin Reeve went to West Concord Saturday to spend Sunday with his relatives. John Kibbee has moved from the Kent tenement bouse on Church street to the Hattery Beehive on Main street. Many gardens have been planted and warm weather is looked for. Bernard Howard went to Northfield on Thursday with several other boys to enlist in militia companies. The fishing season has opened and some fine catches of trout are reported from Greensboro Pond. Dr. and Mrs. Crane leave for St. Paul, next Tuesday for a visit to friends and relatives. Rev. and Mrs. Lewis returned home last week. Elmer Nelson's building on Spring street is being pushed rapidly forward to completion. A subscription paper is in circulation to procure funds to purchase a flag for the Academy building. Something to Know. It may be worth something to know that the very best medicine for restoring the tired out nervoussystem to a healthy vigor is Electric Bitters. This medicine is purely vegetable, acts by giving tone to the nerve centers in the stomach, gent ly stimulates the Liver and Kidneys, and aids these organs in throwing off im purities in the blood. Electric Bitters improves the appetite, aids digestion, and is pronounced by those who have tried it as the very best blood purifier and nerve tonic. Try it. Sold for 60c. or $1.00 per bottle at Flint Bros.' Drug Store. There is pluck in Vermonters every time. Edward Dcschene, of the St. Al bans company, now at Camp Olympia, was rejected in the physical examination because ot the condition of his toes. He learned that amputation of the offending members would make the matter all right. He secured permission from his captain, had the toes amputated yester day and now expects to go with his company. PEACHAM. dolden Wedding. The most enjoyable event of the season was the celebration last Wednesday, May 4, afternoon amj evening, of the fiftieth anniversary of the wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Lafayette Strobridge. Life long residents of the town and always engaged in every good work connected with the school, the church, and the town and, having a wide acquaintance throughout the county, there was nat urally great interest felt in the golden wedding of this couple. Nearly four hundred invitations were issued many being sent to friends too far away to be present, but whose, kindly letters showed their interest in the occa sion. It was a matter of regret that dear friends who were with them fifty years ago could not be present at this time. There were present about two hundred guests among whom were Dr. Luther F. Purker, Deacon James R. Kinerson and wile and Ephraim Clark. These were present at the wedding in 1848. The decorations of the house were ex tremely beautiful and appropriate. As the hall door opened the eye fell upon the dates 1848-1898 in gilt letters upon a background of green. In the parlor where Mr. and Mrs. Strobridge stood when married, an arch was erected from which was suspended a bell in green and gold. Under this arch Mr. and Mrs. Strobridge stood to receive their guests. Miss Tirzab Guy, Miss Elizabeth Parker, Miss Carrie Morrison, Jesse Clark, E. C. Blanchard and C. A. Bunker assisted in the work of decoration and it is not too much to say ttmt the rooms were bowers of beauty. The dining room and table were most tastefully decorated and arranged giving an inviting appearance to the eye, but appealing most eflectively to the "inner man." In the afternoon Miss Elizabeth Par ker and Miss Tirzah Guy poured the tea and coffee and Miss Theresa Morrison, Miss Katberine Atwell and Miss Elsie Choate served the guests. In the even ing Mrs. Elsie Merrill and Miss Laura Bailey presided over the tea and coffee and Misses Annie and Susie Williams and Miss Agnes Bayley served refreshments. Misses Bernice and Susie Blanchard acted as ushers. Although the cards of invitation said, "no presents," some beautiful gifts were made by members of the family and other friends. Flowers were sent from Munson and Hudson, Mass., and from St. Albans, Barnet and other places. Much to the sorrow of the family sev eral members could not be present. The only son, Fayette Strobridge of Boston was kept away by sickness, and W. F. Miller of Manchester, N. H., and Prin. N. J. Wbitehill ol Montpelier, sons-in-law, were detained by important business making their presence impossible. All the daughters were present, Mrs. Miller of Manchester with her two children, Ruth and Henrv, Mrs. Whitehill of Montpelier, and Lydia, who lives at home. Mrs. Miller delightfully entertained the guests by her singing, her sister, Mrs. Whitehill, accompanying her on the piano. Miss Florilla Clark of New Jersey, a niece of Mrs. Strobridge, who was un able to be present, sent an appropriate poem for the occasion. Mrs. C. A. Bun ker also contributed a short poem. With many wishes for a continuation of their happy life the guests reluctantly with drew. Mrs. Minnie E. Brown was called to Hardwick last week by the death of her brother's wife, who died very suddenly ot pneumonia and heart failure. Last Friday night the friends of Edwin R. Mackay to the number of about 125, called on him, at his new bome in Dan ville. A very pleasant hour passed, cake and ice cream were served. Rev. J. K. Williams made a few pleasant remarks reminding Mr. Mackay that he had many firm frit nds in Peacham and pre sented him with a carpet, sofa and two rocking chairs. Mr. Mackay responded very graciously. At a late hour thecom pany dispersed after wishing Mr. Mackay many years of happiness and prosperity. George N. Smart has just received a new lot of spring clothing, which he is selling at astonishingly low prices. Miss Jennie Mackay of St. Johnsbury came home last Friday to attend the party given her brother, E. R. Mackay. She returned to St. Johnsbury Saturday. Simon B. Clark has returned from the Mary Fletcher Hospital at Burlington and is stopping with bis sister, Mrs. Trussell. C. A. Bunker went to Montpelier last week to attend the extra session ol the legislature. Dean Rowe, who is attending Dart mouth College, enlisted last week (rom there. He has been home for a few days, but was ordered to Bradford to leave there with the company last Friday morning. Nellie M. Harvey will read at Post Mills on Wednesday ot this week. Mrs. Herbert Blair has returned from Mary Fletcher Hospital at Burlington, where she has been for several weeks. Mr. Blair's mother has come from Chi ton, P. Q., to spend sometime with them. Mrs. Jacob Way died Saturday night. She has been in feeble health for some time but died suddenly at the last. The Armorside corset at Carr's dry goods store, St. Johnsbury, Vt., is some thing every lady should try. Photographer Chase has fitted the finest photo rooms in the state at 47 Main street, St. Johnsbury. $100. Dr. E. Detchon's Anti Diurtic may be worth to you more than $100, if you have a child who soils bedding Irom in continence of water during sleep. Cures old and young alike. It arrests the trouble at once. $1. Sold by C. C. Bingham, Druggist, 37 Main St.', St. Johnsbury, Vt. NORTH DANVILLE. John A. Stanton of Littleton, N. H., spent Sunday at his home here, coming over on his wheel. Mr. Fitzgerald's family have moved from the Asa Randall house to the house owned by W. K. Langmnid in the village and Mr. Switser has taken possession of the Randall house. A. P. Langmaid and wife and Burt Clifford and Alice Farnham left for Seat tle, Washington, Thursday of last week, C. L. and C. W. Morrill are moving into one of D. C. Gage's houses at St. Johnsbury. Orville Norris is giving his house a coat of paint. Geo. Gilraan has his aew house up. LUNENBURO. Miss Clcona Silsby, while riding on her wheel in Littleton last Tuesday even ing, got her dress entangled and jumped off to avoid a fall and in so doing severely sprained her ankle. She came home the next day, and it will be some time belorc she will be able to return to her school in Littleton. Roswell Bowker an old tesident of this town died at his son's in Whiteficld last Friday. The remains were brought here for burial beside his wife in the old cem etery the first of the week. He at one time owned and lived on the (arm now owned by S. B. Powers. He is an uncle of M.O. and rrank Bowker of this town. Miss Emma Barnard spent a few davs in Lancaster last week visiting with Mrs. Walker. Mrs. Levi Silsby and her daughter Miss Jennie have returned to their home for the summer. All areglad to see them and have their house open once more. Rev. E. F. Blackmer now drives a span of white horses. Rev. Mr. Jefferson of Whiteficld will de liver the oration on Decoration Day in this place. The memorial sermon will be preached by Rev. Mr. Blackmer at the Congregational church. At Brown's store the Cuban flag is fly ing with our own stars and stripes. The Dewey victory was celebrate by the ringing of bells for over an hour and fir ing guns and blasting rocks. Mrs. Dr. Darby spent several days at her former home in Whitefield last week. F. C. Hale was in Montpelier the most of last week. SHEFFIELD. News came Monday of the death of Mrs. Henry Glidden of Newton, Mass. She was a sister of Mrs. Aaron Hanscom and a former resident of this place. ' Rev. S. C. Harmen leaves for hischarge in Gorham, Maine, today. He leaves many friends in town both in and out side the church. Mrs. David Wood is very low. The young people of this place gave Frank George and wife a reception last Saturday night. About 50 were present and all report a good time. A few gifts were left to show their good will to bride and groom. Mrs. Asa Buck of Walden is coming to live with her daughter, Mrs. C. G. Gorsc. The goods, farm and farm tools of the late John Darling will be sold at auction May 14. GREENSBORO. Hiram Jordan has bought the Harvey Bailey farm (or $1600. Mrs. Hunter has traded the Calder- wood farm buildings on the Haines place with Mrs. Woodmansee and both parties have moved. Rev. Royal Moody of Craftsbury oo cupied the desk at the Congregational church last bunday. J. W. Harris' lecture Friday evening was well attended and also very inter esting and instructive. The new creamery started May 5, with E. V. Scott and wife butter makers, which ensures good work. Among the arrivals at the cottages by thelake last week were Prof. A.L. Hardy of St. Johnsbury, Prof. B. H. Sanborn of Boston, aud J. J. Campbell and party from Hardwick. A party of gentlemen from Barre stop ing at J. J. Lindsay's camp had 15 trout last Saturday tbat weighed 120 lbs one ot the number weighed 121bs. a oz The voters decided that the creamery should pay taxes, although the exempt ion was strongly urged by Messrs. Tol man, Jackson and Ingalls, at the town meeting Friday. John A. Goss and Miss Maggie D. Kal linger were married Tuesday morning by Rev. C. L. Guild. Congratulations extended. WALDEN. The dwelling house of Herbert Kit tredge at North Walden was burned last Friday morning. Fire caught from a defective chimney. Most of the house hold goods were saved. Mr. Kittredge has moved on to the Weeks place, which be purchased some time ago. Asa Buck, who has been sick so long with heart trouble, died last Wednesday morning. Funeral services were held at the church on Friday, conducted by Rev. M. B. Parounagian, assisted by Rev. J. Thurston. Mrs. Buck goes to Sheffield to live with her daughter, Mrs. Charles G. Gorse. Mrs. Mary W. Stevens has been visit ing at her old home in Craftsbury the past week. The Sunday school elected officers for the comingyear on Sunday last, also put in committees to see that the programme for Children's Day was carried out. The Ladies' Aid Society meets with Mrs. Harley Swazey on Thursday after noon. Mr. Elkins, the photographer from Greensboro Bend, is staying at S. V. Meader's at present. EAST HARDWICK. Joseph Richards is putting in the crops on Mrs. Jane Bailey's farm. M. Allen, whose buildings were burned a few weeks ago, has sold his farm to a syndicate composed of the adjoining land owners and has bought D. E. Good rich's farm. To give you an opportunity of testing the great merit of Ely's Cream Balm, the most reliable cure for catnrrh and cold in the head, a generous 10 cent trial size can be had ot your druggist or we mail it for 10 cents. Full size 50 cents. ELY BROS., 56 Warren St., N. Y.City. It is the medicine above all others for catarrh, and is worth its weight in gold. I can use Ely's Cream Balm with safety and it does all that is claimed lor it. B. W. Sperry, Hartford, Conn. POWDER Absolutely Puro SOUTH RYEOATE. Mrs. Eliza Hall died at Concord, N. II., May 6. The remains were brought here Saturday and funeral services held at her late home on Pleasant street Monday afternoon, Key. John J. Hall officiating. Rev. William Ewen and wife from Ru pert are visiting at the Presbyterian par sonage. Professor Campbell of Dartmouth Col lege will present the work and claims of the Mary Hitchcock Hospital at the Presbyterian church Sunday morning, address the R. P. Sunday school at noon, and speak at the W. I', church, Ryegate Corner, in the evening. Rev. S. A.Jackson and family leave for Philadelphia today to be present at the R. P. C. E. convention to be held in that city. Walter McLam and wife ot Concord, N. H., have been visiting friends in town. The C. E. convention held here Thurs day was a decided success. In spite of the threatening weather about CO dele gates, friends from out of town, were present. The addresses were all practi cal and helpful, such subjects as the "(juiet Home" and the "Tenth Legion" being ablv and earnestly presented. The Junior exercises in the afternoon were very interesting, the young peo ple having been well trained by the Workers, and reflecting great credit upon their instructors. G. W. Patterson gave a rousing talk on "Missions" in the afternoon, and also spoke again in the evening along the same lines. The devo tional and praise services were heartily sustained and the opening sermon by Rev. H. T. Barnard of Bradford was a fine keynote for the convention. The Presbyterian Ladies' Aid and Missionary Societies will meet at Mrs. George Cochran's Thursday afternoon. A Hint from the Klondike. Joseph Ladue, the famous trapper and miner and the present owner ol Dawson Citv, and for many vears the agent of tne rtiasKa commercial company, gives a hint to persons going to Alaska, and pays great compliment to a well known article. He writes: "I have always used the Royal Baking Powder in Alaska and Northwest Terri tory, as no other gave equal satisfaction in that harsh climate. I also found my customers always insisted on having that brand," WATERFORD. School opened in the Green district last week Monday with Miss M. Louise Weber ot bt. Johnsbury as teacher. LOWER WATERFORD. The church here is to celebrate its pen tennial early in June, and an interesting programme is being prepared for the occasion. Beware of Ointments for Catarrh that contain flercury, as mercury will surely destroy the sense of smell and completely derange the whole system when entering it through the mucous surfaces. Such articles should never be used except on prescriptions from reputable physicians, as the dam age they will do is tenfold to the good you can possibly derive from them. Hall's Catarrh Cure, manufactured by F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, 0., contains no mercury, and is taken internally, act ing directly upon the blood ani mucous surfaces ot' the system. In buying Hall's Catarrh Cure be sure you get the genu ine. It is taken internally, and made in Toledo, Ohio, by F. J. Cheney & Co. Testimonials free. Sold by Druggists, price 75c. per bottle. Hall's Family Pills are the best. Montpelier Celebrates. Montpelier devoted Monday afternoon and evenirg to a monster celebration of Dewey day. Fully 10,000 strangers were in the city. A mass meeting was held in the afternoon at Armory hall, which was attended by 2000 people. Mayor Senter presided, and brief addresses were made by Hon Hiram A. Huse, Prof. J. A. De Boer, Pres. O. D. Brown of Norwich uni versity, Northfield; Rev. Andrew Gillies, Hon. T. C. O Sullivan ot New York city, Rev. Fr. W. J. O'Sullivan, ex Mayor George W. Wing, State Atty., F. A. How land and Gen. Stephen Thomas. Mon day evening a monster parade was in progress, made up of bicycle riders, cav alry, bands, the various organizations of the city, floats representing the different industries and 1500 torches. The com mittee provided $1000 worth of fire works, which were hurned along the route of the procession. Hon. Charles Dewey, brother of the admiral, cabled him in the evening, telling him what his native city was doing in his honor. asy to Take asy to Operate Are features peculiar to Hood's Pills. Small la size, tasteless, efficient, thorough. As one man said: "You never know you uam have taken a pill till It Is all lft llj-fc -yer." 25c. C. 1. nood & Co., f IIIS Proprietors, Lowell, Mass. The oniy pills to take with Hood's SorsaparUls Liberation Notice. This la to certify that I have Riven my ion, Ray W. 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