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THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS; THURSDAY. MAKOH 3, 1904.
4 YERMONT LOCAL NEWS (Continued from third pace.) paitstA ii.woisj norv jo wion.tii K.1'1! Irlonds In Stowe lust week. James Casey hnd a horse- klllrd l.ivi Saturday while tlrnxvlng Ion.1 on the Hillings lumber rond on Ml. Mtinsllcld. P. 11. dale, who has been 111 from un uccldcnt. Is Improving, The sociable nl West r.ninch Church on Saturday evening mm attended liy l.'ii peo ple. A filmdow punlomlmo xvns acted by Don MoAlllsler, Mrs. l.ynn Page, A. H, .Alger, Miss Mary dale mid Harry Homier with Miss Annlo Hlgelow, tender, Six lit tip misses in long dhssi's gave a Brown up tea parly. Vocal and Instrumental music were given by Miss Mary Hale, Mr. and Mir. Kvnns, It. 1. Stinxv, Miss Dor--cithy C.alc ami Mis. 13. It. dale. Aftrr the entertainment the company served With maple stignr on mow, About $11 wore realized. Tho l!rv. Charles S. I Inner of Hyde Park, has been engaged to deliver thn Memorial day adilress In Stowe. Several from Stoxvo .attended the encamp ment In Morrisvllle last week. Mrs. F. S. Uoardmnn spent several days In Wat. r liury last week. Henry Heed and Miss Nellie Cobb were married on February I'I ami nre away on a short wedding tour--Moscs Dour.lass Is taking Henry Heed's place as teamster of Vrarre-n & Luce during his absence-. Several of the liipli school pupils aro III with colds. A. 11. Collins of Ilnrrc vlsltod his aunt, Mrs. Sarah Weeks last week. 1'2. T. Ilnnston or Waterbury pont Sunday with bis parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Houston. -The venerable .lones Thomas of the town village who has been lor some time In failing health, Is quite low. n. A. Mills bus the house he Is building on West Branch toad nearly com pleted. William .Mills and family will move into it this week. George Chapln hns purchnsrl the George Dike farm In M!orrltown and will move there this week. PiofcsMir Droxvno has been en gaged to deliver the Memorial day ad dress, at Johnson. The death of Mrs. Han nah Perkins .Morrison occurred In Min neapolis on February 15. She was ,v) years of nge, having been born In Stowe, Marcli 21. 1MM. She was married In IMu to Francis Morrison also of Stowe, and Mho built the first raihoad bridge across the Wincos'.-.i at Waterbury. After they went We i Mr. Morrison built the tlrst niopensioa hru go ou r ihe jtisls'ppl t Minneapolis. Mr. Morri;-on nicd Siny "I, Ism. rhelr two sons mi il-i ili.nl. Two prrindsons nre II -ng Mrs Mo rison's i brother, I'rof. Ulnnldo J'erkiii!. IP cs n !ton. 'the h"dy of Mrs. niverlus Camp of St. Albans was lit ought lo Stowe r liurlal last Friday A eiuughler ivus born on February L'S to Mr. and Mrs. Hurley Carnley of the Fork.'.. There was a fair attendance nl the town meeting considering the stormy day. At the atternoon session (i. S. McAllister resigned his position oi sennd sel. "t man and 1. It. Gab was elected in nls place. The tax collector. S. T. Fuller, was nmltted Irom the brst leport ol the tov.n otflcers. Resolutions expressing jippiecla tion were read and a te of thanks was rxtended to C. It. Churchill for his gift of a clock to the town. It was voted li. give the use of a room in the Memorial building to the G. A. R., the Woman's Ttellef Corps, the Sons of Veterars and the Ladles' Aid. Alo lo give the Good Templars the use of the town hall, they to light anil beat it. The disposing of the luioecuolcil school houses was . ft to the hchool commissioners and the selectmen. Twenty-live dollars was appropriated for the observance of Memorial day and Sl.Vl for use of the town library. The rate of taxation is to be 22." cents. There were tines received from 10 rases of Intoxication the past vra". Nine cases were cither liol pressed or committed. The leport of the superintendent of fcliools in the town report is ol much interest. The total number of pupils In town is "77. Toe num ber in the graded school is 21'.'. C. 12. Hurt has been contlned to the bouse with n cold the past week Mi's. Klennra U'll klns is ill with a cold. A Sundnx school convention vi'l be held at the Methodist. Church on Marcli IS. All the Sunday schools in towr are Invited. 1-2 M. Fuller the State secretarv. will be present. The Hev. K. M. II. Abbott. Miss II. 12. .sax-age. Mls Alma Kenfitld and others will read papers. On Friday next at 2:C0 p. m., the prepiralory service and business meeting of the Congregational Church will be held. The communion ser ice will lie ob served at the morning service. Sunday school and JilHc classes meet at noon. The Junior linden vor meeting will be held at 3 p. ni.. topic, "Lessons from the Tower of Ilabel." Icidi r. Wilberl Mayo. The young people's meeting will be held nt 7 p. m., topic. "How Ohrl-t Still.- he Ftorms of I.ile." Consecration meeting, leader, A. II. Cheney. WATERVILLE. O. G. Kelley was in I'.akersfield on Sun day Leon lladley Is visiting his uncle, Ulenry Wliittemore. Mrs. Arthur Fair banks and son, Floyd, are visiting Iriends In Stowe. Mr. and Mrs Fred Marvy aic (.topping a. few days in l-2dcn. called there by the sickness of her mother. George Manchester and Miss Alible Manp wcie united in marriage on the 2rd. Mr. and Mrs. James McCuin of Johnson visited her brother, I.. C. Tillotwiu last week. Mrs. Henry Thomas, was called to Helvi lere by the death of her father on Sat urday. William lloughtallen lias returned to his Inline in New York State to be ab fent a few days. Captain McFarland, 3aike i'nlter. ('hauncey Sliatluck, II. A. Jackson and F.dgnr Maynard atteinled the encampment at Morrisvllle last week. J''ranl; Hiown of lly.le Park called on friends In town on Monday. MORRISVILLE. Following ate some of the interesting Items of the town as shown by the audi, lors' report. Selectmen's account, Shi.TM.'.H; ro.nl commissioners onicis. .i.24.S.iW; State highway on permanent roaUs. .iVa.Pi; thooI ulccount, .fu"Hr.17; overseer of poor's orders. $1,0.77.27; town hall receipts, f:!22.r.0, expense!) of same MUCH1, net ptu llt fiom dog licnses, al.r.H; paid for I heep killed, .M; net income to town Irom prosecutions lor inkixli ulioti to l'eb timry 1. 1W. $1,7.1: houiilles on noxious nnlmnls, Sir.3.sa. Howard Smith, barber In W M. Sher man's barber shop went on Monday to JIurlliiKton lo undergo at Hie Mary Fletch er hospital au operation for chionic ap pendicitis, from which hf has been a suf leier foi some time. Mi. 12. M. Davis of Summer street is tail from an attack of the grip which has "A Little More Cider" i Ever group mil in think of iratliPriiiK n 1 ivlnto 111 ,llf-;n I'll III' jiuui- i your lioiiK with u lit- i tli Kin caiiinL' your giiesis tli Kin t attention to thn fact that i (lor is ripe? Ol eoursL any i I old .jiifis won't do, because I a eider Uisies iieiierour oi koiup jugs. They have got to look T the part. 1 lie shape and eol- oring must be inviting or sug- ; t gestive. Try the plan. You'll J t find lots ol' people without "eider show show. .Higs. will help Ones wo your out CHINA MU, GO f f confined her to the house for tho past w eel:. The local physicians report that them are nhoul f.0 ruses ol measles in town and now cases reported every day. The funeral of Sladu Gilo. S2 years of age, un nged resident of thin town, was held on Sunday at the home of his son, Levi Glle, Willi whom he had resided. The Hev. II r. I. P. llooth olliclaled and Interment was In the cemetery lit Mor rlslown Corners. G. W. Doty had charge, of Ihe arrangements. G, A. Wllklns has purchased of A. It. Campbell the Patten housn on Summer street. Mian Georgia Jackson has returned from a two weeks' visit to her friend, Miss Ulnnehe Peck, In Somerset. Miss l.ynn Trick, bookkeeper for the WarrMi Leather company, has gone to her home in liui'llngton, suffering from an attack of measles. Little Marjorlo IMirnhani Is seriously 111, threatened with pneumonia. .Miss Florence Hillings Is seriously 111 from nn attack of peritonitis. A train ed nurse from Hurllnglon Is earing for her. Mrs. Llhby Lewis Is convalescent from an attack of the grip. Her mother, Mrs. Temple of West Concord, who has been caring lor. her, has returned home. The leap year dance given by the young ladles of the village on Monday evening was a decided success. About M couples were In attendance mid excellent music was furnished by IChnore's orchestra of Montpellcr. Large parties from both Stowe and Hyde Park wcie present. L. W. Wakelicld started on Tuerday on a business trip to 1'tlca, N. Y. L. P. Thayer of MIddlebtiry has been In town this week. Leo Gould has gone to HtMol on a visit to Ids sister. .Mrs. W. W. Farr. Halph Harrows of Ihe News and Citizen oftlec Is 111 and peritonitis Is feared. Mis. Thomas Potter of Jelfersonvllle Is visiting H lends in town. BELVIDERE. Oliver W Patterson, an aged and re s.peeted citizen of this pjnee, died Feb ruary .7 aged M years ami ten months. The funeral servli i s were held at ills bum" I'ebiuary L"i, where be has n sided for the past 27 years. The Hev. G. 11. Kent ciflu'lntcd. The deceased bad been a life lontr resident of this place. He lcac.- a wife, II children. 127 grand chil dren, one brother, D wight Patter son, one sister. Sally Allen. There Wite ten children present nt Ihe funeral. Tin family circle met often in their family gatherings calling them selves tlie happy family. Henry L. Sweet and Miss Maud M. Hmlrl! both of Waler ville were Halted In marriage at tho par sonage by the Hev. G. II. Kent February 23. M. C. Shattuck remains about the same. Lydia C-ibnrn i visiting friends in ICnoshiirph and Hay Cobnrn Is visiting his brother, Dr. J. S. Cobnrn, In Milton. Oscar Shattuck and Stephen llemenway lnie I iot li lost a horse. Allen and Oeoige Potter of Wiuoi.ski were in town the - Uli. nihil lure on at count of the death of their 1 ither, O. JI. Poltrr. JEFFERSONVILLE. I) C. Gtiswi.ld nail .daughter are vi-iting In Montpeller.- Miss Minn Seeley is visit ing Irlcnds in Cody's Falls. Mr. and Mrs. F. 12. Smith and daughter are visiting trleiiils at I2ast Falrlleld. Thomas Llhby of the rural free delivery. No. 2. had the misloitinie to loose a valuable horse the past week by its getting cast hi the stable. Mis. Lasher, the evangelist, as sisted the Hev. H. C. Howard In the ser vices Sunday morning. February 2s. She expects to spend tile weik in Ibis vieinllv. -Mr. Clark, the barber at Hotel Meleudy. the past year, has tlnKlicd work there and has moved to llardwick. Miss Ly dia Lyman of Camluidige visited her sis ter at Hotel Melendy over Sunday. i 'lar i nee Powell, who has spent Ihe past year In the village, will move lo his farm, and John Martin, who has lived on the farm, will move to Noah ' 'asking's tenement. Prof. J. T. Stiirtevant, who has been teaching In Canaan. Is spending his va cation at Ids homi . The next meeting of tho Crescendo club will be March 4 with Mrs. M. F. Gllmnre, who will lead the meeting. Harry Sinclair has a position In the station at Cambridge Junction. Mr. and Mrs Andriw Cola, who have oc cupied Mrs. P. Kanibill's tenement, will move to W illlstou to make their home. Cyrus Flood, who has occupied G. Gil mores tenement, has rented It 1-2. Dick inson's farm and M. Wilson will move to Mr. Gllinoie's tenement, vacated by .Mr. Mood A very pleasant social oc casion was the gathering at the lunr of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Holmes nndir the auspices of tin- South Cambridge Ceme tery association. A baiuiuet was si i veil as such viands as South 'ambriidge 1. 'dies have long been famous for. About Ml were pii.-ent. Tin evening was spi at playing games by both old and young, and a merry tune was fully enjoyed. WOLCOTT. Mrs. 1211a Jones sprain- d her wrist last week Wednesday.-'' J. Kimball is recov ering Irom an nttnek of the mumps. Un kind Uruce and wife of Nebraska are visit ing in town. Miss Herlha Hal;, r went to Itiirllngton last week intending to remain. Mrs. 1-2 A. Gray of Concord, who has been visiting her father. D. II. Wheeler, has returned home. Thu Hev. Gustuvus N. Jones of Wlncliendon, Mass., occupied the Congregational pulpit last Sunday. ELMORE. 1-2. W. f'olbv of Heilin was in (own on business the first of the week. Mis. L. L. f'amp of .Mnirlsv llle was ihe guest of Mr. and Mrs. 12. 12. Camp over Sunday. Miss Claia Dodge and Miss Grace Wolcott are attending the teachers' examination at Vlnt'TiBvlll. ll,lo u-fili-Miwu l.Mllh Mini- gctt Is In IIy.le Park. asMsling Hie l!ev. IX' ....... 1.. ........ .1 .1. .. I I. 4l 1117-11 llll. Ml l .11 III.'.-I 111m- A. C. Meiilani and Mls Flora Morrtani ue sick. EDEN. Jamei Warren, nn old time resident, died from the elfccls of the grip February 2S nt the homi! of his daughter, Mrs. I-'. F. White, lie was sick only about one week. The deceaseil had been blind n number of years and Mis. Whtti had been Ids constant companion and a very faithful one she was. lien be dleil she was too slide to be told of ids death. The cominuiilly was greatly shnekeil to day, Mai ih 1, to learn of the death of Mrs. Sallle (Warren) White wife of F. F. White. A little more than a week ago she was taken with double pneumonia. The deceased leaves, one daughter, Mrs llertle Mar-joy, and two sisters, Mrs. Nell I Ini ringtail and Mrs. Lucy Smith, besides a large circle of friends to mourn her loss The allllcle l lamlly have the sym pathy of their many friends in their double bereavement. ORLEANS COUNTY MORGAN. Mrs A. M. Oriy Is niinlu on thn 1. 1; list - ICrnest I'm intend. Mdrur Jo rC.-w irk about April 1 lo wr.ik lurini; the "iiinmer. A Kooilly iiumber from the Mor Kiin Sunilav school attinded the town ships Sunday m hool convention In tlie Advent Church nt Caswell's null on ThurMlny, Fehiuniy SI. The wi athi I md 1r.ielinir was liad rnoutch but the "ou ventlon was a success eveiy way. Tlie peonle (it Carwcll's mill did everything jiossllde to make Ihelr quests comfortable and the meetliiK InterestliiB und prolltaliln 10 nil. .Mr. Courser Is 1ick nt the Center blacksinlthlnt,'. Nora Courser ban been quite sick, but Is now homo better. CRAFTSBURY. P. 12. Kinney gave an Illustrated leeturo In the MethodNl Church last Sunday evenlm;. Major I'obblns, who Is serlomly ill. is said lo bo u Utile Improved lo-day Manv Irom hero attended Ha t'ornvwill lecture nt llardwick Inst Krldny cvculnir. News of Lie deiilh of .lohu I'oor at hm hoinn In Wolcott last Sunday lncrnhm w'iih 11 (,'rent siirrrise here, lie resided lit this town for Koenil yenrs until three wttks aro. Ilo was ii member of the Conurepn lloml 'hurch und a respeclml Christian citizen The heartfelt ityiuoathy if the whole community Is extended to his fun lly.-Miu. l II. JlurrWun left Uibt Friday for Albany. N. Y. Mrs. Amanda Davison from liostou Is In town caring for her sister, Mrs. James Anderson. Phillip Morse Is hcaiuj froin St. Louis In poor health. NEWPORT. Joel C. Moiilton, a former resident and business man of Newport, died at his home hi Hartford, Conn,, on Monday of gilp and pneumonia. Ills brother, Charles, received n telegram Monday noon an nouncing the sad news. Mr. Moiilton was III only a few days, lie leaves a. widow and daughter. Anna, besides two brothers, Charles of Ibis place will attend the fu neral In Hartford on Thursday. .Mrs. Harlan Jennie of l!olon was called hei-e by the serious Illness of her mother, Mrs. M. G. Sargent, who In very low. Mrs. Hrown of West Charleston was sent for lo help care for her son, Lee Hrown, who l. very low with typhoid fever. Mrs. Hlldreth, wife of F.dllnr lllldreth, was much better on Monday. April lit st Is the dnto for the new rural free delivery mall route, which has been c-stabllslii d from Ihe Newport postotllce. Arthur Wells received the appointment as mall carrier nnd his brother, John. n substitute. Tlie route leads from New-po-t down the lake roul on the west slili to Canada line, back by the town farm through to the Hurllngloii rond, then up through the Humphrey neighbor hood, returning back by the lllchard's farms, 25 miles. WESTFIELD. Miss Myille Aldrlch of nurko, graduate from the Perkins Institute of Hie Wind, Hosion, gives a rending Thursday evening, March .1, in the town hall under the auspices ol the Y. P. S. C. 12. and she Is expected to irmnln ovir Sunday and read at Ihe evening Christian 12ndcuvor meet ing. -The weather wan so bad hist Sunday no preaching servlci s were held In either church, although both Sunday schools niel as usual and the Christian linden vor nn cling was held In tlie evening, Presid ing 1-21(1(1' Sherburne held the last iUarter. I), conference of the year last Monday ev tiling nl Mrs. Alfred Miller's. The .Methodist Church lias ptilltioned the gen eral conlerence to send Hum a regular preacher this year as foi m?rly. Dwlcht Harding has returned from Craftsbury. win p- hi' has been scaling logs for several wi'ks. Carl Heau has sold his big spun ol ro.'ic. with harnesses, other furnlshlngH and .-! da. etc.. to Illalr .t Del.orme of Tic. nn- IV.0.-W. D. Hell and Mrs. M. C. Id. i-h "k spent Sunday with relatives In .' w it.- The Hon. O. S. Annls of North 'I inj ..ml .). W. Itedmond of Newport were li. town .Monday on legal business. CI'. uli Gilbert has moved buck from Montgomery, where he and his wife have been managing a logging camp this win ter. LOWELL. K. S. Cnoledge has finished his work in Johnson and returned. Joseph Gen erous of Wileott was hi town last week. The Whist club met with Mr. and Mrs, Mllo Hlnes Friday evening. Jason lingers of Morrlsvillo was In town Thursday. William Kelley and Kstru Taylor have had the People's telephone placed In their houses. Miss Alice Skinner lias gone to Lyndonvllle for a few weeks. The Misses Maud Harding and Sybil Warren were home from Johnson Sunday, where they aie attending the normal school Miss Grace Cooledge is home from Hrlgliam Acadeniv for a vacation of two weeks. Mr. and Mrs. S. P.. Gelo and daughter. Minnie, were In town a few days the first of the week. Miss Nora Wakefield Is home on a vacation of two weeks from North Troy, wheie she has been teach ing. Mrs. Hlatiche Hallowny has been engaged as organist in tho Congrega tional Church. News was recently re ceived of the death of H. J. Austin, a former resident of this town. It will be remembered that Mr Austin moved to Fredonia. N. Y.. last June. His death was heard of with regret by his old friends. Mr. Austin wa- a member of the G. A. H. Post. DERBY. The ladles of the Methodist Church so. 1'iety fiirnii-h'-d dl'.nei- town meeting day in Hie ve.-try if tin Methodist church -md realize-1 over Sji.--Chirlcs Young, sun of Mrs. I In mil trin, has tented Major Grout's tenement and moved bis family (Venn lice be Plain to Di rliy. Hi has been In very poor health all winter but Is slowlv im proving. Isiael Hlake dud list weik af 1' r a long sickness. Hi leavi s a wife and five small children also an agid mother and an invalid sister, who b.ive always liV"'l Willi him -The dosing-exercises of Dei by Ac uli my last Tbuisd.iy veiling wi-ie prniniuni ed b all who heard them one ol the nest entirtammenti-. ever given by tin' undents I'iii'iii tunately the even ing pinveil erv stonily so there was not a huge audience. At tlie spelling con. test Wcilne- I iv afternoon Mi's Hertha Coining took th.- prize after a sh.iip and veiy Interesting contest. Aaron Grout is home fiom Chicago. ORANGE COUNTY RANDOLPH. lilmer N. Heau, who has been contlned to the house since last November on ac count of an injury to his 1ik. caused by u fall, while deer huntliiK. was down street for the tirsl time in four months last Friday and took his old place at his barber chair for u short time. The Injury Mr. He. in lecelved seemed but a sliKh' one at Hie time but has caused him n ureal deal of trouble. He has had his shin bone scraped several times nnd suf leiud a Kieat deal of pain. Mr. llean In tends to work in his shop a pait of the lime but does not consider hlmsell able to do steady weirk. The auditors. C. It. Orangcr. .1. W. I'.iiiio and A. A. 1'rlest have audited the net mints of tlie various town otllcers and after ("tiinatiiur the expenses for the eiiinliur year, they recommend a tax of 15 cents on the dollar. There was a Rood attendance nt the (Iranse nieetlm; held in (iram,'e hall Sal. in-day rvcninir and a very InteresthiK pr'",'rnmmc, consisting of readlims, rerlta tliuis nnd music was reneleied. Fay llur- charles Mead of North Dakota arrived In town Monday and will be a itucst of his brother, John I'". Mead, for some 111 tie time. Henry I, nee, meat cutter for Hunting ton & Tredo for tlie past six months, has llnlshcd work there and with his family has nieived to the John MuilK'dt farm In Fast Itoxbury. I. I. I.ltchllcld of BprlnK Mebl arrived In town Frhlay and Is tak ing Mr. Luce's place In the meat market. Charles linker, who has been carrying nn C. N. Morse's farm for the past tlireo veals, will finish his labors there April llrst and will move his fnmlly to the small house on U. II. Morse's farm nnd will work for 1). II. Morse (or the comlnn year. II. I' Sanford has purchased of Mrs. (iertruelii VounK her plate on Central street and will take poss"s-lon of the same In the near future. BROOKFIELD. Tlie funeral or Mis Clayton Tucker, who committed suicide by shootllur, was held nt the house on Thursday and very largely attended. Mrs, Tut Iter lelt a. written re quest relative to fnnernl nrraimements and Ihe future earn of her Infant child. The Hev. II. II. Abei-croiuble oltli lateil and spoke Irom I's ,V:fi. C II, Flsk bad chariie of the music nnd nmonK the pieces she requested to liuvo sunt; wns one entitled "Sometime We'll t'lldcrstund." The In terment was at tlie Center cemetery. Mrs. Percy Coleman c.ituo Inmie to nttend Ihe Itinera! of her sister, Mrs. Tucker. ,1. W. P.iunenler wits In Moriisville last week to nttend the I. A. H. meeting. John I.anti Is working for W. F. Mctcnir. Cns-dus Peck of Hurllnglon was In town last wrek. Waller Perkins und Oliver Ihltlon had their herds letded for tuber culosis, There was only ono questionable case and that wns In tho herd nf Mr, Perkins. BRADFORD. Kxnmlner V. 12. Hlchard of Itnndolph Is to hold teachers' cxiunlnutlnn Friday anil Saturday of this week In HiIh place. Mrs. John Hay has been seriously sick wllh Kl ip. -Miss Mabel Itoundy was con lined to the house all last week and un- libit to attend to her duties In the high school as preceptress. Miss Sarah Parker Is ngnln nblo, to tako up her work on the Opinion after un eight weeks' Illness. II. 12. Slack left for Philadelphia Saturday, where ho will remain for a month. Mrs. Slack will spend thnt tlmo with her mother, Mrs, .1. G, Norcross. Tho Fort nightly Heading club are to hold their meeting with Mrs. J. H. Peekett Friday afternoon, Miss Kdlth Cunningham re turned lo her school In Williamsburg, Mass., Saturday. Fred Wheeler, who has been In the Hanover hospital for treat ment for the past three weeks, tiled there Saturdiiy. Miss Llsixlu Illlanil, his cousin, accompanied the remains lo Hoston. where many of his friends are. Mr. Wheeler was "8 years of age nnd has been In Ilradford a great deal and made Ills home with Mrs. Illland. Frank Lufhln had an arm ser iously Injured Saturday morning by n gasnllno engine. Mr. Lufkln's arm was drawn Into the machinery caused by his mitten catching. Frank Lamb is very sick with pneumonia. Mrs. a. II. Woods and daughter of Lebanon, N. II., nre guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sawyer. Admitting that newspiper advertising will sell good? and people have quit arguing about that (ho question of how much newspaper advertising you should do htcnmis one of how much goods you want to sell. That's nil there Is to It. RUTLAND COUNT! BRANDON. The annual town lopnrl was mailed lo the voters Thursday and shows the t x pense of running the town for Ihe past year to be 111,1117.21, The net profits to the town from the three licenses was ISlo. No extra policemen were required during the year. Physicians' fees for the indigent poor amounted to $i!hi. The ex pense for putting In the new sewer on Carver street wa-s J1,H. Justice Hluncli ard's report shows lliat ho hns collected and paid Into tho town treasury from lines and costs. Most of this amount was for drunkenness. During the year three miles of permanent road have been built nut improved by the State road eommls-sloners. The new road which was made around the nesslgue hill hi district No. fl cost the town J1S0. A tax of 70 cents on the dollnr Is recommended for the coming year. Mr. and Mrs, Patrick Welch have gone to New York, where Mr. Welch will su perintend a farm outside of the city this spring and summer. A son was born February '-'." lo Mr. and Mrs. 1-2. L. Davis of Chhopc-e Falls, Mass., Mrs. Davis was formerly Miss Lenta Os born of this town. BENSON. The State board of agrlrnlture was here last Friday per notice and held three ses sions, morning, afternoon and evening. Prof J. L. IIIlls of Hurllnglon. F.rnrst Hitchcock of Pittsford. Dr. Henry D llol ton of Ilrattliihoro nnd the Hon. C .1 Iieli of Walden and the lion. T. I.. Kin ney of South Hero took part and their remarks were much njoyed by nil who hear J them. Professor Hills gae two addresses und showed himself mnster of Ills subject. Dr. Helton talked an hour on health boards and was very nice Charles W. Goss. hnttermiiker for the Maplrhurst creamery here, went to Hen nlngtnn on a visit to kin last week. Mi's Sarah M. Hlgglns is visiting In Hutlaml. James Sanford Lewis. 71 years old. a native of Schroon. N. Y., but a life-long resident of Henson, died at his home In the west part of the town last Friday. His funeril occurrtd on Sunday. -Mrs. L. D. Hclden has been in Whitehall the past week on account of her sister's sick ness. C. M King, who his run a cream cry at Kingston Place for many years has bought the Champlain creamery of H. K. Sheldon at Fair Haven and will rim It in connection with his old one. 70RESTDALE. Miss Alma New-ton of Cnstleton State normal school spent Sunday with her grandparent. Mr. and Mrs. A. S Newton. Miss Mamie Hoog left Welnesday for Providence. H. I., where she hns employ ment. Mrs. Anna IJoarrtman, who has been a mlslon'ary In Africa, will speak In the W. M. Church next Sunday morn Inn and evening The Hev. Sanford Io nian, who has been holding revival meet ings here, returned to his home In Corinth, N. ., Moncltv -Mrs. C 13, Hill is ill -Helix rt Hrown 1 ft this week for SI. Louis, where he will spend thn summer. WASHINGTON COUNTY MONTPELIER. 0. C. Mnxham of Nnrthlleld. a Mi xican War und Civil War veteran, celebrated his Mixl birthday Thurstlny by walking from Northkeld to Montpeller. a distance of ten mile-, and that In one o'f the worst days of the winter. He made the tilp in four hours. Mr. MaXha,m In the only Mexican War survivor In Northf'cld. Ilo innde the return trip by train. Supeiintendent Smith nf the water de partment Is expcile'ielni; no little trouble these d.ys because of the six leet of frost that pievalls on many of the streets in the cltv. The water mains ate only live feet below the surface of the Riound and urlcss the water is kept constantly innvliu il will soon freeze. The k.is mains also are only five foot under ground nml the entire force nt the gas coinpan.i Is kept at work day and nlKht dlhRliiK to and repalrlnc broken pipes. At the annual meeting ot the Montpeller Spiritualist association, held Wedneslay e cuing -it the residence of 1-2. J. Fallon, the following officers were elected: Presi dent, H. J. Fallon; vlcu-presldent. Or. P. I.. Templcton; secretary. Mrs. R. II, Cook, treasurer, Mrs. Henry tlhlldu, Mrs. A. I,. Hhluchnrt n former rislduit of thh: city, died February S5 at Albany, N. V. Her bus! mid Is a son of Mrs. Mary Hhlnehnrt of Montpellor. Sarah, wife of Oeorse N. Gourley, died recently at Hyde Park, Mass., ntietl fill years. She in survived by a husband nnd one son, Curl. Mrs. Hour ley was before her marilue an adopt ed datiKliter of Uuvld McDonald, at one time a leading furniture dealer In Mont peller. Mr. and Mrs, flourloy resided In Montpeller 10 years heforo going to Hyde Park. The tleeeased was a mem ber of Cbrlst Church during her resi dence here. William A. lloye, the Central Ver mont railway conductor-, who has been ill seven months at lloatou hospital. Was able to go to his home in St. Al bans Wednesday. Joseph Cad ma li, who was seriously in jured near Shady mil by a tree rail ing on him, Is doing as well as could be expected. No bones are broken and If Mr Cadmnn survives the shock of the exposure he will recover. He was Ptruck by n fnlllug tree Tuesday after noon nnd pinned In three feet of snow. He finally managed to dig himself out a nil crawl to a shanty, where he lay. brnlsrd nnd bleeding with no tiro for U0 hours, before u searchlnir party found him. Intelligence was received at Montpeller I'rldny evening of the denth that day In Hoston ol Moses Kane, for several ytars train dispatcher In this city for thu Mont peller & Wells Illver railroad, Mrs. Cliatles . Fuller was eallnl Thursday night to llagerstow n, Md., hv I hi setloi.s Illness of her husband, who Is IravellliK; thrmu'h the South for the Mpsc Lumber company of Macon, i,'a I'll" Plate Young Men's Christian asso ciation convention will bo held nt Mont peller on Muudnv Tucuday and Wednes day, Apiil L, and 30. Harry II. Holies, srcif-tiiry of the Ineul asslcallon, to ceiveil a letter Saturday morning from State Secrrtniy K. S. Morrison, announcing the date of the convention, A copy or this letter has heen sent to every V. M. l A. secretary In the State, 111 It they nre asked In suggest topics for tllscufslon and also us lo whether In their opinion a private meeting of secretaries Is desirable on the first day ot tho con vention Chief Judge .1 W Howell Kve a hearing In the otlieQ of County Clerk Smllle Sat H. W. ALLEN & CO. Cloak and Suit Department. SPECIAL SALE TO-DAY. Mercerized Black Satin Petticoats. Made with 12-inch flounce, finished with two dou ble tucked ruffles three inches wide, Price 87 cents. Extra fine quality Black Mercerized Satine, 13 inch flounce, trimmed with four rows of stitched folds, edged with five inch accordion pleated ruffle. Price 98 cents. Black Peau de Cyg'ne Waists. Made of extra fine quality pure silk material, very effective new model, with yoke, cluster tucks and wide pleats, finished with small crochet buttons value $5.75. Price $390. H. W. ALLEN & CO. AFTER ELECTION, SELECTION. We slronply urjjc quick clioosinp; in Carpets for Spring. You net more put terns to choose from. You arc suns to 'linvc tlieni when wanted (a consideration) und one needn't pay until Carpcjs are laid. I' or nice tfoods notliinir yet compares with AXMMSTERS. Patterns and colors will surely please the eye and wcarinjr inutilities we warrant without reserve. Prices $1.25, $1.35, $1.50, $1.65 and $1.75. No charges for making, laying or lining. Of. 6. Reynolds urday morning on the petition for support of Mrs. Jessie 1.. Ingi.im of Hane. Mrs. Ingrain Is the petitioner in the divorce case ot Ingram vs. Ingram whlth has In en In Washington county court for se . er.il terms. Judge Howell ordered Mr. Ingiain to nt onct pay $'.i for the tem poi.nv support of his wife. $7.1 attorney's fees and $-'." witness fees. An examination for clerks and carriers was hcM at the fuleral building Saturday afternoon. The candidate were: W. II. Campbell, (.. II. Howell, John Doherty, Nnrniaii P. D'Arlhnay nnd A. J. Willey. Fred Sloan was in city toiirt Monday afternoon charged with giant! laiieny from William P.ushey. He wahcil x nmlnatloii and was bound over to the grand jury In the nun of J3". which lie Wits unable to raise Mr. and Mrs. Wil liam Jiushev, who are Important wit nesses for the Stale lo this case, were iK.i plictd under !! ball. The State House yaid has ihe appear ance these days of a wholesale wood yard. Seigeant-at-Arms J. W. Hrock has had a force of men at work for .-ever.il d tys cutting down the dead maples with in the iron fence enclosure. Tlie .ollecilou of butterflies ami mollis 111 the Stale cabinet, about 1 Wi in num ber, have been arranged by Prof C. II. Pel Kin , curator, in Hie now oak cises reeeatlv puri-hnxi-tl. I'rof. l'erkln- bus aW pliced the bilds' eggs ill the eahli.tt in a new- else and has arranged them In a very attractive form. One of the lirt othi lal ait- of M.i"f t'eriy tiller his le-ehctlon wis to n ,im polnt Martin Mi Malum chief of pi.he. . Saiifoid II Hooker and Mls Hai-y M Walcott. both of Ilaiilwlck. wire in.urieil Mondcv (veiling bv the Hev. J. Hdwaid Wright at bis lesidinie IClmer H. Davis died y sterday at his home at Ntalh Montpeller of acute Hrlghl's ilNi.-ise. aged '.'" years, lie was a nephew of Mis. A. .1. Sibley of this city. WAITSFIELD. I.lltle Theron Newiomb had the large flnser of his hand completely cut off near the knuckle join;, and the furellnger near ly cut off, by getting It under Ills grind-, father's ae. while the old gcutli man was cutting wood. Dr. Howe dresscil his hand, sewing on ihe fori linger, which he thinks ' will come out all right The little fellow Is pulling thiough il like n lieio. A dosen mcinhc- of Hiawatha Lodge. I. O. 1 1. F. of liarro, paid a fruternal visit to Valley Lodge, 1 O. O. F. last Saturday evening,' coming out In a barge with four horses, , and enjo.iing a fine slelgh-iide up the I velley. A very enjovable evi nlng w.i. ' spent by both the visitors and the islled, ! lefresbnients consisting ol" cake, coffee. doughnuts, ett., being served, Brother I Jackson, of Hiawatha Lodge. In a neat little speech, presented the local Lodge with a purse of STO which hail been con tributed, through the efforts of D. D. (1. M. James Campbell, of Harre. by the members of tho order of his ill strict to assist Valley Lorlge in ltirnishlng their new hall, they liming lost everything by fir ' little over a year ago. A feeling response was made by Hrolhir i!. W. Wallls. tendering the brothers ihe heart felt thanks of tbe lodge lor their verv generous gift I.lov.l Maxwell icturned last week from ltutland, where he has been employed tin past year as stenogr.i grapher for the Hntland Fire Clay Co. EAST ROXBURY. Klvln Halley visited his grandfather, James Steele last week. Mrs, Sarah Free man fiom Hiolon is ;it KUler Orza lloycc's. Mrs. II. A. I 'IcU her fun! Ouy Fit tch-r wt'-e g lists at J. Steele's last week. Mrs. C. J Piker has been ill with quinsy the past week Mrs. A. T. Hcnlnn fiom South Ityegnto visited friend lure and In Hroohtleltl last week. Huby Ward ncr has been conllned to the bed the pact week. 1 1. I.. Huck has sold the land south ot the pond to A. I. Laild. WATERBURY. The Hev. P. A. Smith has resigned his pistorate al the Methodist Church 111 W'nlet biirv after an elllclcnt and fallhtul mtIcc of two yenrs. Mr. Smith is pop ular In Waterbury. not oulv among the lnenibeis and friends of tlie church, hut in a i. icial way om-lde. He has taken nil active part III the Odd Fellows Lodge nnd the Masonic Ouler, being un enthus iastic member In both orders. I'niler the inaiiiigemeiu of Mr. Smith both thn Sun day evening nnd Ihe Tliuii-ilay evening mietlligh have been very interesting and helpful and those who nre accustomed lo attend Ihe meetings regret his decision to leive Wuteihiir.. While J,ini"H Somervllle was out driving Sunday, his horM.' stepped a little outside the beaten track und turned Its ankle on the lelt fore foot so suddenly that thu bone hi tho ankle Joint was broken, besides being splintered quite badly, Tlie iiccidcnt happened on 'Main street near the residence if C c. Warren, whert u tleep rut hail been worn In the snow. As soon us the bono snappiil thn horse stop ped nnd refused to go larthcr. Mr Somen-llle ,tl once notlecil that tho leg had been Injured ami unharnessed tho horse intl with Ihe help of several men tuccecdcd In gelling It back to the burn, Dr. Lewis a eterlnnry surgeon living in It.irre. was summoned mil alter a care ful examination pronounced the bone broken. It was finally decided to shoot the horse. 'Ihe horse was valued at ti'A. Sumner Hlalsdell has purchased the home place of Mrs. Martha Lease; con sideration, .viol. K. T Houston has bought the photo graph business of J. J. Towle. Tho pur chase Includes about B.OjU negatives. Mr. Towle ha- bought a photographic studio in Wells Hiver, whore he expects to move soon. WARREN. Oeorge Klllott and Miss Kdlth Wake licld were united In marriage last week. IV all Hrown .and Miss Llinn Lnett were also married last weM;. Mi s. Hubert Long hail a p.irahtic siiork Inst week and Is In a ery riltlcal condllioi'. 12. P. Freeman remains about th'i same, but is still verj low, Vern Pierce of Waitslield wa In town Saturday evening of last week. The bind i learcd at their conn rt md hop S it lrday. Wclman Thayer has be light th farm In the village formeih owned 1 v O C. Martin. 12. Lvff'.rd has sold In. hou--e and lind at the north end of tlie village to Mis It.ijie ..r .l "" dollars Mrs. Wallace K-t Is tint. .-ik Oeorge Oreenwood is visiting I.I- par ents lor u -few days, Mr. anil Mr-. J.ick- oii Ore eiiwood. Mr?. I.ei. Freeman, who b.as been earing for her mother 111 Tun brelve, has n turiv"! home. EAST CALAIS. W. II. Hindi of Newport was nt tin Moscow House over Sunday. Thei e wa ll good crowd at tlie lectiue at Ihe church last Frid. iv evening C .!. Fergtl-nn If. -lured. The ca-e of Kelley .-. Daniels for assault wns heard before Justlie I.eoniinl nnd Cute Saturday afternoon. C. II. Senter appeared fo,- the defendant and Lim-on for the plaintiff. Kelley was given a vi rtllet of f:: and costs. Mrs. Hoyles was called t' Cabot by the illness of her sister Saturday. L L. Provost was in Fast Warren two days last welt. SOUTH WOODBURY. News lias been received of tlie recent deatli of Simeon Lamberton, which oc- urred re 'ently In Nashui N. 11. He 1-aves a wife, who Is reni' lubei ed in this town as Olive Sprague. Hlunclie Strong and Mrs. (irace liurnbam attended the musical convention at Fast Montpeller. Albert liurnbam bad a severe alack nf heart trouble Sunday night and it was several hours before relief could be obtained. .Myrtle Lance and Mrs. J. L Tebbett's atendetl the wedding anniver sary or Mr. and Mrs. Kolaml Hruee of Cubot last Wednesday. H. M. Pray has been suffering for the last two or three days from pleurisy. Alfred Wheeler was called to Calais last Sunday on ac count of the critical Illness of his sister. Mrs. Wilbur Parker. Henry Lilly Is clerking for C. H. Dwlnell. EAST MONTPELIER. Mis. Martin Heed recently fell an 1 broke her hip. Mr. and Mrs. Howard c Dodge of Worcester spent Saturday with relatives here. Allrttlll Teniplctoil. who litis been ill for the past two months with sciatica, is Improving a little. -The musi. ci.J convention under the direction of C. F. Dudley proved a success. Their was a chorim of about tin voices. .Me inb lssohn's "Lorelei," "King All Cloilons" and "Holy Lord Hod" were the principal pieces. Tlie "Cradle" song was a pleasing feature and un attractive feature of the evening was a song composed and sung by Miss Ornce HII.-s of Calais. There were selec tions by Mrs. Ilui-rlid Wlllatd of Hurllng lon, Miss H. Julia Cross anil Mr. Vlau of Montpeller and II. II. Ma of St Jolius bury. and Mr. Ilaylett of Moretown, a violin ioo, all of which were encored. The Hev. K A. William Is holding ser lus al the Center. ROXBURY. D. II. ilowi, Jr.. of Northllelil sold his place hi tills town to It. F. Shaw of Harre la.-t week. The body ol Her! Culver, who tiled at Jicllows Fiills last week, was btotight to Ihls town for int. rmcnt Wed nesdayMrs. Charhs Howe was In Northllelil last week on in count of Ihe Ill ness ot hr father. Flank Spalding. Ml,-s II. Fiances ll.inlon was quite sick last week. Mrs. Dr. Men lam was quite sick list week.-Klon Wiley ol Concord, N. II., Is spending u short lime at home Mr. O'Connor ban relieved F,. II. Desroslus at the station. -Fred Cm lis Is very 111 with aiipeiidlcills. Mis. F.llen Tracy suffered it paralytic si k Sunday. Dr. C. 12, Mer- Ylaui l in attendance. MIDDLESEX. Ilazcu Arbuckle Is ctinllned to tho house by un attack of the grip. Mrs. Wallaco (loodwln Is visiting hi New York for a few days. Mr (loodwln Is to meet her there -.Mrs .l ine Daniels Is conllned to the house by a severe cold, Mis, Polly Kiiupp of Montpeller Is caring for her Thn Ladles' Aid society served u New Knglnud dinner nt Mrs. C. H. lloldeu's Tuesday whleh netted the ladles ft neat little sum. The ladles' Home Clrele held n sorlnl with Mrs, Mlr.-indn Hownrel Wed. ties. lay iirternoon which was much en loyed by nil. -The younK friends ot Miss i:ila ComMock cave her (l surixrlse In the rorm of u party Monday evening. Several tokens w,,i left for her. -Mrs. f, S Hammond remnln about the same, hut Is still serl oiislv 111. A ben,. lit ii.in, , s )t0nK tnlked of for .1. W. Kkhi. w'io was -erently burned mil. for Mini, u' xiiq Iidles' Aid roelety have denial' ' Hie supper for help, Mr. and Mrs. M W ItrMiolds are the happy parents of a daughter, born Krldny. Mrs. William Shi phenl returned from her vhlt In llostun and vicinity the first of the week. MORETOWN. William Itcnnett nn.l Amur ll.irtel ar niariled.I.on Will r.. i.turni Monday nlnht from his visit m York State th past week. Mr. f j trrrls was In Mo;itpeller Ihe pc-t week Mrs. Hurt Stoehwell nnd Oily .tunes went to Mont peller Monday -l'Mlie Avrr.'s family fire nil sick. Mrs. II. f) WarI K not abl to be out yet. The rnvl of tlie sick ones nre on the Raln.--Mr.. I'ri-K Johnson i sick with the ffrlp. I'reoiniru ler Nut ter wuh at the parsoniiKn nit week Mon day to nttend the riunrieriv eimfercnce. William Shea hss move 1 hi bnrh r shoi In M. II. nrlfllth's hoiiM Mrs O, n, Wells's sl.'ter Is visiting hf 1111 week. NORTHFIELD. Observer W. A. Shaw ' t' o lnlt. Slates weather bureau rr p.i n meat temperature for February of i 'eprec.? wltb a maximum of 01 tl . t am a minimum of IS on the id. The mvni Januarv f enipei nt tire for 11 i,nt 1' jears Is I'i dt'Kiees and List ir , wa the eoldest .January In that i ie I Thi precipitation amounted to oi l ii i. v-( the averace February pre ipi' i 1 Iiir 2-31 inches. Haiti or snow 1 oil 11 dios The prevailing w I wel north and the month w,i- made i.fi ,if 10 clear, ,.ecn partly e loud nd 1) cloudy tie' s. EAST WARREN. 12. S. Mer,j(lin nnd wife of NViitSoiM were r town Simd.iv -Orlando Pafsett Is on t'H- siek list -M.ib. Ilr I,amb coes In Hoston the Inst of the week Herthi anil I.m.ra Aerll! an .it home from Northtlell I. lull school -K. A Williams has ii, ! i d his f'imily to I' ti'c l.pi n I!r 'Wn id vii" i'i entf.iRp t woil. r Jame M' ;t i i in the criml'UT 'eoscm William rii.i. r i- able to be out of eloorn a K.i in --Mr-. Wells Hrown of Moi tpeller was In town on,- tkiy last week to attend her mother s funeral. WINDSOR COUNTY SOUTH R0YALT0N. Mi Maude Abott at .1 Jo-. , i,ine 3ar gent went to Chelsea Fn l.ij rd Satur day to take the teacher- examination Mrs. H. L MonS' i- and son .f Het I wit rd Mrs. Nellie IVyle la-t w k Mrs. Charles Southworth Is In Hurling! Dr. tuls week Hi rt Preston of IHnsdre N H spent last week with his m th' r Mrs Kllen Preston. -Oliver Ellis wli u tending a medical college In I"- 'i pi ,.i. Is recovering from an attack f sririet fever. Mls.-es Mnhel and S.u'le i r-ji ,Ks visited trlends In Sharon ln-t w k. Miss Kmma Howell returned Frl c from Copperllild. where she hns !" n e -hlng Miss Gertrude Ooodale of Somervllle, Mafs.. Is spending a week's va at r with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. H Goodale The Rov. Mr. Harwood left on Satur day for Hakersfiehl, where he his beer, enijasecl a pastor of the Congregational Chinch. Mrs. Levi Wild hns return'! from Washington, D. C , where she has been the guest of her sister Mrs. H. F Spiiuldlng, wife of Cungressmin Spann ing of North rikota. Mrs Simpson win has been the guest of her slstc Mrs JI. 12. Daniels, for sei r.il we ' hnu returned to her home In Porllap I M- GAYSVILLE. Mrs Crmrlcs Houtv.ell is ill wtC tj rd id tever Mis. Margaret Oshorre wcrt Mon day to Lowell, Mass.. whei-e - c 's ' ie guest of her sister. Mrs Ro' Mrs. Stu n I eer of Harre. Mis. O. H. Rig rs and d inghter dl' Ii. thel. and Mr . " 1 M' s Nc -son Hrown of Plttstnld w-. r m t iw i W'diu-iloy to attend ihe f r.' M' Ford. James Swinuy lu.- ? "i t W 1 b'trc till? week to work for F Ir s 4m. M I. Wymtn. Si n t - IV st m Monday to be ab-c".t fie w we. ks - The fourth quartei ly t e of Ui4 Methodist Chnr. h was I i Id Fr. la Fe' -ru.iry W, the piesiding elde" W M New ten being present. A ur.nunv"!S te was taken tor the return of M pabi r, the T.rv J W. Miller The fell iw g olflc.i.- were elected: St. w ids O J Hit hards. Jane Wllxni. Mrs Fliz -icti Chamberlln. John Morse Kl.-n. 'lolbr ik Clara Hallird. Mrs. Hsetta IVoiv, A r s Lenvltt. C. 12. Noble. Arihur L' nviit M Jessie Noble. Mrs. Arietta Pa.k rl 1 Albert ii. Thaver; rnmi.un i m's: , Mis. Ho-etti Dean. Mrs C r Nil' I Mr.-. M. J Oshoiue; i hur h tr-t' Mrs . S Caller. Mrs. J. F. Aldn I S . si hool, C. 12. Noble, Kv.i I. Fieri' ( llolbrook: temperance. S c II .rneK'ot John M irse. eiliK-atlcn. Mr- A W Hal. lard. Albert O. Thayer: ih -nh re .rds, O. J. Hlcliaidson. music. O.i' Mile ir-v A. W. liallard. C A L Hi'thflt LMiipus. c. 12. Noble. Mrs M K taker; estiiiutlng pasl .rs s.ilan Richard-mi. Mr.- Cl.ir,, Hilatrd Noble. Kbz.ibeth 1'h.imlnri Whit o J c v. istrl't lecci -lln.J rl Henry stewaid. il .1. Richards, .n -teward Mis Clara Hall Thurston wint lo SI. Albans I if llrst ol ihe we.k. where he has pnsiti'ii on thi! I. ulroa.i I.eM Gi'ddard .lied Saturelav night. lVbr.i.iry :7. with pnei.monla Hi was V! years of age, nun leaves besidl bis wife one daughter, licssn fid a son, Hentue. also an aged mother e broth-i and two sisters He was i Co C Sixth Vermont idtintecrs, and w.ts twle, wo'.tneleil The funeral was he' 1 at lm lale Inline Wednesday attern.ii.n The H. II. Raster Post of which he v as a mem ber, attended in a hub In'ermiit wan In Ml I'll .leant cemeterv BETHEL. The traveling nilnslri I show k wn a the "Way Down South mr us was In serious trouble last Frl lax cvenh.( after their entertainment here, Uic re ceipts Inning been seized bv patti-'s man Woodstock and tho players left without a cent of money. Landlord J M Towr send of tho H.isecun House kept them oxc, until Saturday afternoon free of eharui and with the assistance of kind lieartej residents they arranged for a set mi entertainment for Saturday eveni'ig rais ing sufllclent funds to transport them selves back lo their homes In Manchester N. II, for Willi h city thev left by tht midnight train. Mrs. O S Wright re. celyetl a visit la.-t xveek from her father .1. P. F.lmer. and her aunt Mrs C U Putnam, ot HiattUboro, -Col IMxvaril Osgootl of Mellows Falls stoppid Thurs, day nnd Friday at the Hascotn Houti at the guest of the Hev J Iloll Ing The subject of a new- school house Is at the piesent time being agltnted ag-ahl wllh renew oil force. The present toomt of the Whltcomb high school ire too small for the ai eoniinocl.ulon of tin -il scholar now in utlendanee. The Rranlte boom ll j.xpected to lirlng in many more pupil and the people are fairly unanimous in demanding a new building The build ing committee, composed of VS. M Weston, Oi. 11. Tupper und C. D. Cashing, xvcut to Harre and Montpeller last Fildaj to Inspect the new school buildings in those lilies. As a result of Ihelr Inspection they ate of the opinion that the district can not build such a school house as it needs for less than fLVOO. Tho Whltti River Railroad eonipanx and the local tannery are uniting In putting In u set of railroad scales on the premises hi the rear ot the tannery. A battleship wllh armor armament nnd crew would be prellv lu lpltss if wltln t nmniunlllon A big More, with goods mil ch rks and dellvry s stein xvonl l Ik just iir helplcFs without ncwsp.inr advertising