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VERMONT WATOHMAN & STATE JOURNAL, TIIU11SDA MARCH 24. 1904.
EASTER Begining WED. and The atmospliero of Enstcr provades tlio wholo storo, tlio stoek of new Spring Goods is niost completc. In your Easter outfitting you will do wcll to tako n carcful look tlirough tlio inany lines of now season's Morcliandiso. You'll flnd evcry item right. You'll find prices very tcmpting, conrtcsy and prompt nttontion. In a word, you'll flnd this storo fortified at nll points for tlio officlal opening of Spring bnsincss. In the Garment Rodhi. j Everything Loro is on tlio drcss parndo. Tho new Sults, now Coats, now Skirt.s nnd Waiats. Not an unwortliy oflor in the wliole collection. New Features You can Look for in our Suits. New collarlcss eflVct. New semi-droop-ing shoulder cffect. Zouavc Jackot Blousc, with gold braid. New Mili tary Eton Coat. New dip front Bodtec Bclt. New liugcrie Sleevo Now spirnl Jirnid Trlmmiug. New kilt Sklit. HOMER FITT BARRE, VERMONT. ISLAND POND. George H. Fitzgorald, who wont to Miohigan the first of lust wook for treatuiont, roturned lioine on Friday. Oapt. K. E. Haudall attonded the fnnoral of O. P. Beuuott nt St. Jolins bnry lnst weok Thursday. Mr. Boti nett wns a member of Passnuipsie Lodge F. and A. M. Qaite n body of Masous atteudod from adjoiuiug towns. Muso OushiiiR, jauitor at tno new Grand Truuk Railroad statiou is do ing fluo work about the statiou. The town has couforred on hiui the hotior of makiug hiui a policonmn. Mosu will do his duty auy whore. Mr. Olotuent, proprietorof the Oleui ent theuter of Sherbrooke, P. Q., passed through horo on his way to Berliu last Saturday. Mrs. Oleuient accompauied hhn. Mr. Garland, Stato secretary ot tho Y. M. O. A., of Maiuo, spoko at the men's meeting here on Suuday after noon ; he aleo spoke at tlio Oougre gational church on Snnday eveniug giviug a very flue address for old and yonng at both tneetiugs. Henry V. Marsh of Norton was iu town for a short time o'u Monday af ternoou. George Adams and A. U. Ohapmnn were at the olnb honse, Averill, last Friday and Satnrday makiug sotno needed ropairs for the oomiug fisliing season, chief of which was tho laying of a hard wood fioor in the kitoheu, The earthquakoof Snnday night was noticed quite extensively hy soveral of our towuspeople, somo of whioh be lievo ortry to mnke. thempolves beliove they were frighteued. The acoidout at Lonnoxville last week was a very sad affair, seeniing more so, nudonbtedly, on nccouut ot beiug so near home, and the parties killod had several acqnaiutaueos in this sectiou. Jolm Folsoru,the Bostou and Maiue eugiueer, was a brotlier-m-law of W. H, Bnok, admiuistrator of the 0. M. Dyer estate. Ool. Portsr H. Dale is havlug . some repairs mado at tho block ; he is en larginc tho law oflico formorly ooon pied by George N. Dalo. Soveral oth or ropairs about the bnildiiig will fol low. D. A. Maokiuzie is confiued to the honso this weok; it is hoped his caso will not be as severo as the present oatlook. EAST MONTPELIER. Rov. J. E. Wright is to ptoaoh iu tho Morso sohnol house East Montpelior, next Snnday Maroh 27, at 2 :15 p, m, The farniers have comuiouced tap ping their sugar placea. Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Keltou of Mont pelier visited at J. R. Youur's on Monday. Mrs. Vernon Browu of Rutland is speuding a few woeks with her moth er, Mrs. K. J. Gould. Dr. Walter Vinceut's son and daugh tor with au auut from Orwell.aro vis itinp at H. M. Vincont's. Mrs. Oaira Brown, who has beeu koeping hoaBO for Theodoro Olark for nearly a year, haB returued to her home in Montpelier. mr. and Mrs. O. W. FoBter wont to Barre on Snnday to see his slstor, Mrs. Jnlia Gladdiug who is ill with erip. Mrs. J. M. Gould is nursiug a broken wrist caused by slipping on the sidowalk. Mrs. Bort Horsoy, Mrs. Anstin Gove Mrs. George uould and soveral othnrB in town are ill with grip. WOROESTEK. R. K.JBatohelder is quite ill. Will Snuth of Barre was iu town on bnsiness on Monday. Jamos Hill wab at Willinm Barrill's last Satnrday. Mrs. Will Utton was down from Hardwick ono day lastjweok. Oarroll Pieroe of Moretown has beeu stopplng with his auut, Mrs. H. E. Anstin. ' Mrs. James Darby returnod from Hardwick last Friday, OPENING AND ITS flPPORTUNITIES Lastinecthis WEEK Our Special $15.00 Suil, We'vo always mado a spccialty of scll ing tho best $1C Suit thoro wns to lo had. Each scason customors liavc accii both style nnd quality itnproved, bnt wo liavo niado greater strides tliis season than ever boforo, and wo fecl in prcscnting our special tliis ycar we are offcring the liighest type of truo valuo giving. Tlien tlioso $10 nml $12.50 Suits will excito your admira tiou and wonder, The Better Suits. Exclusiveness has long becn a featme of our stoek, and the early iutrodue tiou of tho ncwest ideas. Every new feature we rofer to in this adver tiscuient will bo found in thcsc Suits, and a look is worth your timo as a style educator. l'rices, $18 to 38. Mrs. B. F. Couuer goes to Ilauovor, N. II., this week for a stuy of sevoral weeks, Mr. aud Mrs. Oharlus Luudervillo of Shady Rill were in towu ou Sun day. Mr. nudcMrs. Albert Burrill are vis itiug relatives iu Lacouia, N. H. Dr. S. N Gould of Randolph wasiu towu to attoud the fnueral of Mrs. Ripley. Goorgo Oolbv aud wife of Middlosex were at the homo of E. O. Mooro ou Suuday. Mrs. M. P. Ladd aud son, Chester, speut Saturday auu Snnday at tho homo of her pareuts, Mr. aud Mrs. 0. O. Wiggius. iu Middlesex. The fnueral of Mrs. George Ripley was held at her late home on Satur day, Rev. Mr. Emersou of Now Hauipshiro otllciatiug. MORETOWN. Mr. and Mrs. L. Wilcox wore'iu Waterbury on Wodnesday to see Dow Phillips, her hrother, wiio had a sor ious fall ou the ice whilo oarrying wood. Mrs. F. O. Atkins nnd Mcs. E G Atkins wero in Waterbury Tuosday. Frod Sotnerville, who is at work iu Eostou, arrivod in towu Saturday eveniug to speud a few days with his pareuts, Mr. aud Mrs. T. T. Somor villo. ErnoRt Kiugsbury of Bellows Falls receutly speut a few days with his pareuts. Mr. aud Mrs. Martiu Gillott of Montpelier havo boeu visitiug iu towu. Lowis Blood has fiuishod work for H. O. Ward. Jasou Hill is ill. Hiram Palinor aud wife aro at work for G. O. Evaus. Tho siug givou by tho "Tuosday Evouiug Olub" at tho ohurch Friday evouiim was atteudod by a large orowd and was ninch otijoyod. After tho oxerciseH tlio luomborN of tho chorus woro iuvitod to tho uome of H. O. Ward whoro thoy woro troatod tu a daiuty lunch, "Tho ladios' aid is to nieet with Mrs. Jamos llaylot ou Weduesday from 2 to 5 to work. All are iuvited to be present. t.The ladies' aid will hold a Ealo at tho town hall Friday aferuoon nnd ewen iug, whon artiolos of cluthiug, faucy work, ico oream aud cake, oto., will bo ou salo. All are cordially iuvited to attoud. Tho uow quilt will bo on oxhibitiou. fiNo adraission will bo I asked. Milo Untton Piorce aud Miss Edyttie Maybelle Harte visitod iu Waterbury last Suuday. GOULDSVILLE. F. J. Duttou and farnily, lately of Morrisville, liavo boen stopping at 0. II. Dutton's. Miss Minuio Rowell, of Moutpolier, n rorinor teaoher hero, has lately beeu visitiug iu this villago. Mr. aud Mrs. J. W. Fliut of Mont pelier woro gnests of Mrs. H. L. Rioh, his mother, ou Suuday. Herbort OroBB of Springliold arrivod on Thnrsday for a visit to his mother, who has boen sick for somo time. Sho is Blowly improviug. Miss Marion Sleepor, who has mado her home at D. M. Bean's for tho past fow yearB, diod ou Friday morutng. Sho was seveuty-nino yoars of ago. Hor nearest relatives woro somo cousins. Oharlos Ohandler has flnishod work in the mill and'will work forMr. Korr at Noithflold caring for his greeu honso. Rov. II. A. Flint of Pittsburg, Pa who has boou visitiug his mother horo left on Monday for Anuandale, N. Y., where ho will fitop n fow dayB beforo returniug home. Mrs. Maud DoPutron of Montpelier spont Snnday with her brothor, E. W. Robbius. A very ploasaut soolal ovont took placo on Friday eveniug whon Ernest L. and Miss Estolla Oross gavo a whist and dauoiug party to their frieuds at Oross' hall. About twouty llvo oonplos wero .prosont. Tho flrst put of tlio ovoning was speut playiug whist and lator dauoiug was indnlged iu for a conplo of hours. E. J. Uon tioll nnd Oadets Mooro aud Doo fur uishing music. Refrishriiouts woro sorved aud a jolly good timo was had from thb flrst of tho whist to tho last of tho danoo. MARSHFIELD. Mrs. Flora B. Bliss is quito ill with grip Fred Loightou has routod tho J. P. Nowtou plaoo ou East Maiu stroot. Mrs. w'. H. H. Mcars visited hor daughtor, Mrs. L. P. Slack, in St. Johnsbnry a part of lnst wook. Tho uew boilor for tho croamery has arrivod and will bo placed in positiou at oiioo. Leslie O. Tuokor has sold his horse to Frauk Talbot of Wells Rivor. Miss Lou D. Millor is visitiug in Boston and viciuity for a few weoks. H. E. Tanner haR withdrawu from tho raeat bnsiness for the prosont, be ing nuable to oonduot it in connection with his farm dutios. P. G. Bemis has leasod tho a. ti. Paoker farm aud stook for oue year. Ho took possossion Maroh li). Deuuis FolBom has moved his famlly aud offects to the F. H. Brown placo ou Gilman stroot. Wesley D. Lambectou is loamiug a baggage master's dutios ou tho M. & W. R. R. with which company ho has registered as spare mau for this sor vioo. A. W. Uole has purchased tho old oreamery bpilcr. I A. W. Mears of Barton aud Morrill Mears of Hollistou, Mass., are viBitors in towu. April 1 will soon bo at haud. That dog of yours has a price on hiB head whicli tho the towu olork, W. H. H. MearsJ will be pleased to recoivo into his hauds ou or boforo that date. O. II. Stnith has beon drawn as petit juror aud was uotiilod to appear at court last Monday uioruiug. Lyman Fliut, who roceutly pur chased tho saw mill property of Mar shall aud Co lius, has routod of J. W. Mears the placo ho owns ucar the mill yard, knowu as tho A. H. DaviH placo. Soveral meiubers of tho local lodge Kuiglits of Pythias atteudod tho dis trict lueoting of that order whioh was hold iu Barro ou Tuesday nveuiug of last week. Tho case of Dr. W S. Miuard of Waterbury agaiust tho estate of 0. S. Adums, whicn was to liavo boeu heard in county court last week, did not come to trial. Sottlemeut wns agreed upou betweeu tho two parties ou the day sot for trial. Mrs. E. O. Prestou wishes to returu thauks to the mauy friouds and uoigh bors who assisted at the time of tho death aud tlirough tho fuueral sorvices of hor husbaud. 0. H. Kobinsou, who has had qunr ters at the houi'1 of Ira H. Edson for sumetimo past, has reuted rooms in H. H. Moaaor's tonomont honso ou dopot stroot. This ch.auge was necessary for Mr. RoDinson owiug to Mr Edson aud family moving to Bartou Laudiug. Thero will bo u bosiuess moetiug of tho baud at the baud room Saturday evouiug Mnrch 20. It is importaut thnc ovory uiember of tho orgauiatiou bo j present I The ladies' aid society of the Moth odist uhurch will hold a now sugar and plain doughuut sdcial at tho I chnroh vestry Thursday evouiug of this woek. Tho soloctmeu havo postod noticos of a towu uieetiuc to bo hold at the town house Tuosday the fith of April to trausaot tho folluwiug busiuoss: "To see if the towu will voto to pay ' tho ontstaudiug orders drawn by the formor road couimissionor, 0. J. Bnx ton. Ou aud aftor Tuosday uioruiug tho oreamory will rocoive milk overy day. ' S. H. Packer of Fiskdale Mnss. is iu ! death of Jiis mothar, Mrs. Lovina Par ker, J. A. Eunis has leasod his homo farm to his sou, Ora Enuis, who will take possesisou about April 1. Ora's sister, Mrs. E. O. Prestou, will keep houso for hiui. Edward Hedgos of Bostou, Mass., nnd Johu Heon of Philadolphia wero iu towu last week to meetMark Moars iu rolatiou to property iuterests iu tho south. Tho f'nneral of Mrs. Laura Davis Lamborton, wife of.M. R. Lambortou, svho aiod on Monday eveuiug ot last weok was held Weduesday thn 10th at tho Oougregatioual chnrch, Rev. W. E. Nowtou oiliciatiug. The floral trihutos were mauy aud beantifnl, Mrs. Lamborton had ,beeu iu poor health for several months bnt uassod away very suddenly at the last. Sho was in tho nlty-nrst yoar of hor aB ; a most ostiuiable womnu aud had mauy triends wiio will miss hor kind face. Espeoially will sho be missod in the homo whioh sho loved so well, by hor hneband ana daughter Lilian, who cared for hor bo tenderly and to whom mucii sympatny ib oxpressod. rjutored into rest Lovina Newton Paoker, wife of the lato Dr. J. Q. A. Paokor, Friday eveniug, Maroh 18. Mrs. Paoker was boru in Lyndon, Mass., Ang. 27, 1820. In 1813 sho mar ried Dr. Paoker whom sho has snr- vived by uearly elovenjyoars. Soou aftor thoir marriago they sottlod in Vermont and thlrty-oiRht years of hor life woro passed in this placo. Sevou ohildreu woro boru to bless their union all of whom survivo hor, theso are Dr. l'la. iJaoker or Xiowoll, Mass.. Mrs. Oharlos Olark of Whitman, Mass., S. U. I'aoker of Fiskdale, MaBB., Mrs. Josoph Hamilton of Danville, Vt., Mrs. u. auco i' lsiior ol uabot, Mrs. D. K. Luoaa aud Mrs. Mark Mears of this plaee. For more than ten years Mrs. Paoker had beeu a patiout suifor er and hor fortltndo and courago dur ing thoso ynars exemplified ono of the soorets of her beantiful Ohrlstiau life, Ou Feb. 27, 1807, she with hor hus band joiuod the Mothodist chnroh at this placo and dnring tho yoars of her streuRth did muoh to aid the ohuroh and caase. Dnring hor protrawtod feobleuoBB bIio haa for tho moBt part boon the oaro of hor dauchtor. Mrs. Mark Moars, with whom she mado her homo slnoe her husbaud's death. Fnnoral servicos were held from the homo on Tuosday, Rov. W. E. Newton olUoiatlug. Prnyor was olforod by Rov. Josoph Hamiltou of Danville Tho llornl offorings woro mauy aud boautiful. Musical soleotions woro roudored by Mrs. J. Bortou Plko aud Mrs. Horbort Emory, graud-danghtors of tho docoaeedi Tho body wns laid to rost iu tho family lot iu tho oouio tory at Lowor Oabot. Two of tho ohildreu, Dr. Ed. Paokor of Lowell, Mass., iina Mrs. Oharles Olark of Whithmnu, Mass., woro proveutod by sioknoss from attoudiug tho fuuoral, CORINTH. As spring approaohos thoro is a do maud for now milch cows. Sevoral havo boeu sold to go out ot towu nnd thoro 1b a call for moro. O. I. Olark has boaght fonr oxou to put iuto tho sagur placo when tho sea son opous. Ho has oue of tho best sugar placos iu tho towu with au op portunity to uso uoarly 2,000 buckots. Mrs. Sarah Little hni routod hor sugar placo to Loon Londry. Thoro aro mauy farmers who will uot make any attempt at sngariug this soason on acconnt of the scarcity of help nnd the press of other work. Mr. nnd Mrs. Ellsworth Sargont of Pompauoosun havo beeu visitiug his paronts aud brothor, coming on Tues day. Mrs. Sargont retnrued to thoir home ou Friday and ho romaiuod till tho first of this weok. Mrs. Carrol Stnith and daughter Jeuuie of West Fairlee visited at J. P. Sargeut's last Weduosday and MiBS Jeunie stayed till this woek. Doacon L. E. RiohardBon aud J. P. Sargont have boou prostrated with tho rlp. It is tho flrst time that Mr. Sargont has beeu noufluod to tho honso a wholo day by Bioknoss in flfty-ouo yoars. FAYSTON. Miss Eniily B. Johnson, who h(.s boou teaching iu Randolph high school, is sponding her vacatiou at home. Miss Auna L. Bragg has returued troin a week's visit iu Bostou. .. Dau MoLaughliu atteudod the fn ueral of R. J. MoMullin iu Duxbury last Saturday. Mrs. Hauunh Dnikoe, widow of the lute Arba Durkoe, diud at hor homo iu North Faystou, Maroh 10, aged niuoty-six. O. ti. Mohurou's new steam ongine has uot sulllciout power to rnu hiB saw mill aud ho has ordored a bottor oue. It sooms too bad that Mr Mehron should be hiudored as he has boou with ovor l.OO.OOO feat ot lnmber ready to saw. Mrs. Kat9 Piorce, who has beon working for Josoph Uhapin of Middlo sex, is uow keopiug house for J. R. and J. D. Thompsou. Olarouce Kow, who was sovorely iu jured iu Eagan's mill in Waitsfield, is stayiug a few days with his uuclo, G. H. Kow. He exijocts to bo uble to resnme work this week. Sngariug is liugoriug in tho lap of wiutor, muy farmors have scattered their tubs, but little tappiug has boeu douo as yot. A. D. aud F. A. Bragg have pnt a brau uew "Londer" evap orator iuto their sugar house. Miss Jauet Smaill, who has beon spoudlug several woeks with frieuds iu Oauada, camo home last Thursday. Oharles Lawronce, who has boeu stayiug witli L. M. Ohaudler the past wluter, has purchased the John Forris farm iu Waitsfield for ?2,500. Largo quantities of balod hay arejbe- ( ers nre short. Ohoster M. Dana has hired a large farm aud stook iu Randolph aud will move thero very soou. EAST TOPSHAM. Oharlie White of Ooriuth was called to see his sister, Mrs. John Morrison, on Mouday. , Jared Millor was iu Barro ou Mou day. Mrs.J. O. hood of Barre is at Johu Morrisou's for a whilo. E. R. Ta'pliu of Corinth was iu towu ou Mouday. George Morrittis siok, alsoOlnreuoe Laug. Harry Mclam was iu Bradford ou Tuesday aftor tho housohold goods of N. R. Johusou. E. Ourrier has mado a roll-topped writing desk for Frod Hayward and for beauty aud workmanship it is hard to boat. Jamos Mckay is ill. D. G. Mokay has had a tolephono put in receutly. Aiuoug thoso who aro siok this woek aro : Mrs. A. 0. Wormwood, Mrs. Albort Oorruth, Mrs. 0. B. Fisk, Mrs. Putnnm Hayward, Mrs. Olarenoo Laug, aud Robert Browu. Mrs. Elmor Oorruth of Corinth was at Albort Corruth's on Saturday. A. O. Wormwood was in Bradford ou Saturday. Mrs. Johu Morrisou is a very little better so she takes light nourishmeut. Oharlie Mularn returued from Dan ville, P. Q., on Friday. Miss Sarah Mokay is visitiug Miss Ella Olomeut iu Orange for a few days. Oharlie White and wife were in town ou Saturday. Mrs. A. 0, Jaokmau is visitiug iu town. J. A. White is ill with the pre- vniliug distompor. Mrs. Jossie Monay and Mrs. Mary Hayward were in Bradford ou Thurs day. D. N. Mokay is ill. Milo N. Webstor has gone to Lan- 0aster, N. H., to work. Henrv Leet aud !J. R. Molam eaoh havo sold a horse to Walter Bixby of Barro. Mrs. Estolla Pavuo and Mrs. A. B. Boedo of WaitB River niade calls In town on Thnrsday. Mrs. Potrio Tabor died on Friday at Barre where she haB beon makiug her homo witl) hor nieoe. Her retnainB wore brought horo on Suuday ; fnnoral sorvioo at the Mothodist ohurch of whioh shu was a momber, Hev. J, Wright oflloifttlug. Doooased was boru in Topsham soventy-four yoars ago. Sho leaves two niooos, Mrs. Johu Starr aud Mrs. Bagley Abbott. Beantlia j Kind You Haw Always Bwjl Mather & lemfile 18 and 20 Slate Slrcet TAILORED SUITS Here's a nne collection of the newest stylea and the latest materials, and of the many styles we've seen and gone over we think we have the creani of several manu factui'er's lines. In this our first showing of the season's styles you will find much of interest. The prettiest Spring Suits imaginable. Coats of all styles, for all figures and tastes. (tf A lin Every kind of Walking Suit from P " Up OHILDREN'S 3DDEK We received today our spring line of Children's Dresses in a great variety of styles in white or colors. Sizes from b months to 10 years. You can save time and money on this line. flATHER & TEriPLE, 18 and 20 State WATERBURY. Robort J. MoMullou died at his homo at Crossott hill, Duxbury, Wed uesday, March 16, of pueumouia, at the age of flfty-six years. He leaves a wifo aud ono brothor. The fuueral servicos wore hold ou Saturday aftor uoou at his lato home. Rov. F. B. Kollogg took ohargo of the servicos. Guy Boyco'and wife of Proctor, who camo to towu forn short visit, were oalled asvay by tho uews of the 1 urn lug of oue of the.millB of tho Proctor Marble Compauy on Monday. Tho mill was ono of soveral that Mr. Boyce has chargo of. 0. E. Wyman of Moretown was in town on Monday. Thero was a large attoudauce at the eutertainment iu honor of St. Pnt rick hold in St. Androw's hall on Friday ovouiug. Rov. Thoiuas Loon ard gave a flue looture, taking for his subjoot "Tho Isle of Scholars. Miss Kath'erine Duf,nii of St. Johusbury rendered soveral vocal solos. After tho oxoroises ico creain, cake aud coffeo wero sorved. After ten the young peoplo indnlged'. iu dauciug uutil mid night. Lula M. Camerou died at the homo of hor mother, Mrs. J. O. Freeman, ut Waterbury Couter, Maroh 11 ; she had uot beon stroug for sevoral years aud was uuable to rosist a severe at tack of grip with whioh sho was taken sevoral weeks ago. Miss Camerou was boru at Middlesex, Jan. 10, 1884, aud came here aoout tou years aco. She was a faithful and cousistout member of the Methodist church aud nlso a metnber of the Woman's Reliof Oorps, iu both of which she will be groatly missed. She waB loved by all who kuow hor and her natnral uiusical titlent mado her a usoful member ot tho soaieties to which she belouged, aud a joy iu the home' cirolo. Her fnueral wns largely atteuded, from her lato homo Suuday, March 18. Tho Rov. Mr. Emory, a formor pastor, ofliciatod assisted by Rov. Mr. Royes. Tho floral ott'eriugs wore mauy aud boautiful, tho iutormont was in tho old comotery at this place. F. L. Maxwell, uiglit operator at tho passenger statiou, has beeu ap pointed statiou itgeut at Moutpolier .Tunctiou. Mr. Maxwoll began his dutios on Mouday. E. E. Campbell aud wifo visited frieuds in Middlesex on Suuday. The uext mootiug of Alhambra ou compmeut will bo hold ou Friday eveniug, Maroh 25. Tho Roynl Pur plo dogroo will bo oouferred. The Waterbury board of trade, which numbers about 100, will hold a bnn quet at Barrett's hotel, Friday eveu iui.', March 25. Col. Albert Olark, sec retary of the Homo Market Olub of Bostou, will address tho meeting. Ar rangoniuuts aro being niiide to make this oue of the best of suoh ovonts hold in Wnterbury, Mentor lodge, I. O. O. F., will hold u masquerade promeuade aud dauce ou the eveuiug of April 4. Miss M. J. Nelson has commeuced work iu the milliuery parlors of Mrs. A. B, Greono. W. D. Davis leaves this week fdr tho Proflle House in tho White Mouu toius to nreparo the honso for sum mer businosB. ' Mrs. E. E. Oampbell visitod iu Northfield last week. Tho teachers' examiuatiou will bo held by O. D. Mathewson of Barro March 24 and 25 at tho nchool build ing. Dr. W. D. Berry of the hospltal haB bought tho Olark Sanitarinm in Bur lington and will take possossion Sept. 1. Miss Ethel Ohild, who has boon ill for the past weok, is able to be about agaiu. J. A. DaniolB of Middlosex will tuovo into tho WattB Iioueo ou the Farrar additiou. Oornolius Moody was in Montpelior Friday. Frauk L. Kuight aud wifo rotarnod from Bostou on Friday. Tho followiug lettors are unolaimed at the post-ofllce: Henry Rhodos, MtB. B. O. O'Haro, Florouoo Cone, M. Maokonsio (2 , Xavior Sorpornnt. liss Oarolyn Wells left for Boston ou Mouday to attend the spring mil liuery oponings. On her return Bhe will trim for MIbs Alice Baoon. Harold aud Hormou Oampboll aro visitiug relatives in Braintroe for a woek, In tho caso of G. S. Blaisdoll vs. E. L. Johusou before J, K. Fullortou the filaintiff disoontinued suit after hear ng road a letter ho had proviously written the detoudaut but had forgot ten. Dale for plaintiff, Moody for de-fendant. Mather & Temftle 18 and 20 Saie Street Street, Rowo Morrisou visited iu Barre on Suuday. Mrs. O. H. Haines is visitiug frieuds in Bellows, Falls. Mrs. Will Patterson is critically ill with pueumouia. Mrs. Helou Summerville returued from Waitsfield ou Monday. Bert Taft was in Montpelier ou Saturday. Tho mills aud stone sheds shut dowu ou Satnrday on accouutof short age of water fur their boilers. Trouble with tho strainer ut the res ervoir was the oause. Mrs. Nellie Bates left last week for Burliugtou for instruction iu ohiro pody aud shampooing. Mrs. Sellio M. Chase has reutod her store to Rurt Moody for a furui ture aud uudertakiug establishmeut. M. K. Caue aud lizra Olark have bo guu to put iu uew counterB aud fix tnres aud will put the whole store iu good ropair. The publio dance nt Barrett's hall was tho last iu the serios of tho dauc iug class. Abont forty couples partici pated, many being from Moutpolier. The special town meoting is onlled for Monday, Maroh 28. There seems to bo quite a little rivalry for the olllco of road commissioner, the uames of Dow Adams, W. E. Mar shall, H. F. Hill of Waterbury Couter beiug most prominent. Rov. P. A. Smith will preach his fnrowell sermon at the Methodist ohurch uext Suuday. His people re gret that he is not to returu to this ohargo. Mrs. B. E. Wallaco aud Mrs. Gor trude Breeu attonded the Wright Burt wedding iu Stowe last wtek. A large number of Waterbury people weut to St. Albsns last Friday to ot tend the fuuoral of Willinm Manches ter who was killod iu the Northflold railway wreck. Jack Daly was prosecuted for iu toxicatiou on Saturday and fined .10. 80. He took au alteruntivo senteuce of tou days iu jail iu Montpelier. L. 0. Moody appeared for tho State. Archie Towue wns apprehendod for breaoh of the peaoe on Saturday, and was convictod of assault ou Heury Gabroe, boforo Justice J. K. Fullor tou, aud fiued $111.50 whicli he paid. Bickford, who was the real charaoter iu tho nfl'nir oscapod. L. O. . Moody nppoared for the State. BROOKFIELD. Brookfield Grauge will havo a so ciable and box supporon Friday evou iug. March 25. The publio is cordially invited. fJvory lady ploase briug a box with enough in it for horself and ouo more. Tho boxes will bo sold for a small sum to defray the oxpeuses of tho oveuing. Hot coffeo will bo sorved. There will bo a short literary aud mu sical program after wnich a social timo will be eujoyed. U. A. Olark has boou siok the past week with tho grip. Miss Elizabeth Abbott at tho Couter is sick with pueumouia. ' A. L. Follausbeo wns in Northfield lnst Snturdny ou bnsiness. Gladvs nnd Arthur Pnrkor of the Enst Hill speut two dnys heio last week with Mr. aud Mrs. Heury Orock er. Miss Uatheriuo Beuham is spending her two weeks' vacatiou from hor school iu Hartford with her pareuts, Mr. aud Mrs. E. Benham. Twonty-fivo nionibers of Brookfield Orange visited SuowBvllle Grango last Saturday oveniiiK Mrs. Oarroll Orane was in Randolph ou busiueBB last Friday, Oharles Parmenter of Heunlker, N. H., camo liiBt Satnrday to spoud sev oral days with his brother, J. W. Pnr moutor and family, MIbb Miuuie Smith of Randolph speut Suuday with her mother, Mrs. Lavilla Greon. Mrs. John Brown is siok and con linod to her bed. Muoh aympathy is expressed for Mr. and Mrs. Browu in their ill health. Last week Mrs. William S. Gravos had a visit from two nophews, both DhysloianB, Dr. Brigg Bnboook of St. Riohard's Falls, N, Y and Dr. 3ab cook of Waudona, Minn. Miss Eva Sargeut has boen ougnged to teaoh tho spring toim of sohoolin tho primary dnpartment at tho villago, Miss Bessie Panton at tho Oenter nnd Miss Thomson of Oolohester on West street. Olayton Tuokor movod his goods to Barre last week. The seleotmen have appolnted J. M, Angoll of East Brookfield to flll the Mather & Temfiie 18 and 20 State Street riontpelier, Vermont. vaoanoy in the board ors in the placo of who resigned. There was a small aunn il church and of school direot E. H. Ohadwick attendance at.the sooiety meeting Tho committee Onlisau. Oharles chosen wore Teronce Williams aud Frauk P. Lamsou. SOUTH DUXBURY. Cora Mcliinuey has goue to New York. Sho intends to speud the great or part of the year there. Korbort Ward and wife aud Albort Phillips aud wife lately visited their friends, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Parcher. Mrs. Nelson Beach, Mrs. Uarrie Nel son, Mrs. Ella Phillips, Mrs. Shaw and David Tnruer are siok. Mr. and Mrs. F. Hart visited his sister, Mrs. E. Seaver, at Waterbury Center last week. Miss Maud Barnes of Bakersfield is visiticg her sister, Mrs. Wells. Samuel Turner aud son, Walter, are sick with the grip. Jessie Ward was in Danville caring for her mother, Mrs. George Freeman, last week. Mrs. Ella Hart was with Mrs. Sam uel Somerville four days last week. Misses Mabel aud Louisa Folsom will attoud school at' the Seminary in Moutpolier the spriug term. MrE. George Folsom was called to Chester last week to care for the siok. Miss Mertio Butler is at WQrk for Mrs. Harley Turner SOUTH WOODBURY. Ruth Whoelor celebrated her tenth birthday last Mouday eveniug by giv ing a party to twelve of her little play tnateB. Pit aud fliuch with other Karues occupied the evening, after which cake aud ice oream were sorved. Miss Ruth reooived quite a number ot preseuts. Tho family broke up about 10 o'clock and each ono went home with the memory of a very pleasant eveuiug. Mrs. Euuice Sulham went lost Tues day to Moutpolier to visit for a woek. Wade Beujamiu has commeuced work for R. B. Taesoy. Mrs. Arthur Corthell of New York, who is stoppiug for a weok with her pareuts iu Hardwick, called ou frieuds iu the placo last Snnday. Tho ohildreu are propariug exercises for Easter Suuday. Lee Gpodell aud Harry Bunilmm were iu Montpelier last week. Iua Burnkam is working for a white for Mrs. Bortlia Morso. Frank Hnrriugton, who has been liiviug with Mrs. Myrtie Lnuce for tho past two or three vears, has gone to1 work on the quarries. Arthur Boujaiuin has been obliged to lny off work for two or three weeks ou acconnt of ill health. George Guyotte has finished work for Hassnm aud will go to work on tho quarries. Tho South Woodbury Dramatio Clnb is preparing to play the drama en titled, "Down in Dixie" beforo long. Altou Boujamiu celebrated his fif tioth birthday Wednesdav eveniug, the 15th inst. by giving a whist party. Four tables were mado up. Refresh ments wore sorved early in the even iug. DANVILLE. Ira Prestou is at home for a short vacatiou. Harold Morse, who has been at Pike's Statiou, N. H., is at home a suflerer from rheumntism. Prof. L. J, Hathaway of Montpelior Semiuary has beeu speudiug a fow days at Rev. Josoph Hamiltou's. Johu Ourrier had a faiuting spell in his ntoro last Satmday aud has not been at his storo sluce theu. George Piokett lias been quite ill with grip tho past. week. Petor Wesson has beeu ill the past week with the grip. Mrs. M. F. Pilgrim, who has beeu quite feriously ill, is slowly recover iug. Prof. B. E. Goodnough, Miss Ella Pago aud Miss Nanoy Peck havo been engaged for tlio Bpring torm at Phillip Acadomy. Mr. aud Mrs. O. W. Strattou have both been ill tho past week. Martiu MoDouald returued on Sat urday from Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he has been visitiug his nuolo, Johu Martiu, Mrs. Louis Kondall of Laconia, N. H is visitiug her sister, Mrs. P. H. MoDonald. F. N. Tinker of Norwich University is spending the Easter vacatiou witlv his brother, J, E. Tinker.