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THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS; THURSDAY. MAKOH 3, 1904.
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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
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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

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