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Carlos, the little son of Mr. nnd Mrs.
Frank Cross, In ut the Mary Fletcher hog.
pltiil In Burlington for n second treatment
mil tlie fitting or steel hrucea to his legs
n which he underwent nn operation ut
Ihnt Institution a few months ngn.
The latest news from Frank Cheney and
Edmund Hlayton, who have been III with
typhoid fever In a hospital In Phlludel
jtihla, is that both n in gaining rapidly
and will be nt their studies In the College
Of Pharmacy lit a few days.
Tim condition ot Miss Ilatlle Scrlbncr,
Who has bten threatened with pneiimonlfi
tt the home of Ftlvvlii Barrows, Is leport
rd ns Improving. Miss Pruo Hoyce of
Johnson, a trained nurse and aunt of Miss
Scrlbnor, Is i-nilng lor her.
Miss .lennle Brlggs, who has been em
ployed an stenographer In the Wnireii
Leather company's ofllcc for about a
year, finished work there Saturday night.
Bhe will co at once to Burlington to study
nursing at the Mary Fletcher hospital.
J2. P. Harris, who hrm beeen In poor
health for a long time. Is slowly improv
ing. Miss (Srow, the tinlned nurse, who
lias been caring for him since his return
from the Spurhnvvk sanllailiiiii In Bur
tihgttm, has left town.
Mrs. F.tlu tlazleton, who wag taken to
Jlurlltiglon last Thnrsetny for on opera
tion, dlid there on Holiday afternoon. Shu
jfaf the wife of Mntiscl llazleton and the
pnly child of Mr. ami Mis. Joseph Carey,
fcll'of this place and hat always resided III
ptowe. She has been employed at Gieen
Mountain Inn as head waiter for the past
even years, leuvlng theie several months
fro on account of Illness which has re
Suited fatally. Tho funeral was held
t tho home ot Mr. and Mm. Cntoy on
13'iiesday at 2 p. m. .Mr. and Mrs. Jerry
1-Tanagnn and little son, who have been
visitors In Stowe for several weeks, re
lumed on Monday to their home in Ports
mouth, X. II. Miss Kate Reaver of New
"York city Is spending a few weeks' vaca
tion with hir parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ar
thur Stover. Stowe p ublie library
"las recently received u contribu
tion of 10 volumes fiom I, lent. II. ().
Smith. C S. marine corps, and also ono
Of three volumes from Mrs. Augusta
The fncral of Mrs. Manscl Hazeltnn
was held from the home of her parents,
Joseph Carey nnd wife, Tuesday after
noon, the Rev. .T. Q. Angell of the Meth
odist Church eifflclating. Music was fur
nished by a quartette consisting of Mrs.
II. W. Harrows, Mrs. Alice Raymond, H.
"W. Hurnbam and A. H. Cheney. Jessie
Moody presided at the organ. The hear
ers were I.. ('. Camp and the Messrs.
Btowell, uncle. of tho deceased. The
arrangements were in chance of A. A.
Pike and tho Interment In River Hank
cemetery. Thero was n beautiful dis
play of carnations, prominent anions
them being a bunch of :ll, representing
the ape of the deceased, presented by
V. C. I.ovejoy, wife and employees at
Green Mountain Inn. There was a large
attendance, especially of young people.
Commissioner Thomas has been In New
Sort several days this week. Poles have
been set for a telephone service In Stowe
Hollow and It is expected that the line
will be filly equipped and ill miming
5rdcr by Christmas. Mrs. Lizzie Warren
Is employed as conk at Orecn Mountain
Inn during the absence of Mrs. (!. M.
Blancharel, who is spending a vaca
tion In St. Albans Miss Olive May of
Wntcrbury Centre is keeping house for
her nleco, MHs Barbara. Hurt. Mrs.
Sirali Wetk.'i spent Thanksgiving with
her son, Walter Thames, in Morrisville.
Mrs. J. l- Clair was a visitor in Stowe
on Tuesday. 12. C. Russell left Stowe
on Tii'fllny on p business trip to Minne
apolis. - Harry I'll unco has been taking
the duties of janitor of Akeley Memorial
building during1 tho absence of M. Hazel
ton on account of the illness nnd death
cf hii wife. Miss Bertha Melvin of
Greensboro is visiting friends in Stowe.
A daughter was born on December C
to Mr. and Mrs. Philip Kaiser. A ince-t-Ing
of Harmony Pomona Grange was
held in Stowe on Wednesday.
The store of S. L. Dickinson at Pleas
ant Valley was burglarized Friday night,
entrance was made by cutting a glass
out of a window. They took what
money there was.only about ti in change,
and some dry goods. The safe was
opened and valuable papers, etc., were
scattered around. No clue to the burg
lars has yet been found. Miss Kate
Kinsley visited at H. S. r.llinwood's last
week. r. AW Macoy has rented his
home farm to Hnriy l.aincll to take
possession at once, Mr, and Mrs. Linus
Leavens have been called to Kast Bcrk
hlre on account of the serious Illness
tt his mother.
Mlts Lucia Smille spent Saturday in
liurllngton. Miss Mamie Maurice of
Hyde, Park and Walter Mauiice of tho
IT. . M. spent Thanksgiving with their
parents, Mr. and Mis. D. F. Maurice.
Mr. anil Mrs. Geo. Smille of Montpeller
pent Thanksgiving with their mother,
Mrs. Henry Hnillb". Mrs. W. P. Smille
ppent the past week in Moi risvllle with
lier parents, .Mr. and Mrs. I. '. Smith.--Mr.
'nd Mrs. Arthur Wells visited his
iarents In Halierstleiil last Thursday.
Miss Anna c.irpinler, a nurse limn the
K. 12. sanitarium at Melrose, Mass., who
has been ill with typhoid fever for the
past live months, returned home last
week, accompanied by her father, A. M.
Carpenter. It. S. Fuller Is aide to sit up
Mrs. C. J". Bobbins has letinned from
her visit at Mnoers, X. V. -Miss Ada
Melvin of '2sw Junction spent Thanks
giving at luiine, Miss I l:i Melvin has tin
islird work fur Mrs. C. S. Brush and is
winking lor Mrs. 1. II. Melendy at .M-tersrmvllli.-rll.
A. ll.iUh of Montreal is
Ut home on .i "hnit vacation. -Miss Ce
leslia Cabs was the guest of Mis. Belli
liermaln Thanksgiving. .Mrs. )!, It.
Homes of St, Albans visited her
father, the It"V. ivlwlfi Wheelock, I'll
day and Saturday. -Mrs. P.. S. F.lllnwood
was in Wntcrbury Thanksgiving with
her daughter, Mrs. Fred Luce. Mi s.
Frank McCl.in- Is on the sick list.
fj'he I adies' Aid of the Methodist Church
will serve iliunei nt fin .parsonage Fri
day, December f, from twelve to two,
The Rev. Henry Vanllaagan of the Con-
gregntlonal Church exchanged pulpits
Pund.iy with the Rev. William Hamlin
of Hyde Park. Mr. and Mrs. Ilob.irt
Burns of Wlnooskl passed Thanksgiving
with his parents, 11. li. firay has In en
In Burlington for several days.
J. L. Mix was In Boston nn business
last week. Mr. and Mis. If. A. Jackson
visited his sister at Clinton, Mass., last
week. -Henry Whlttemoro and Lou Lee
were In Bolton last week. Fddlo Bennett
fpent the past week with his brother at
2Fnlrfleld. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Thomas
of Klmoro spent Sunday with her father,
Charles Child, Mr. and Mrs. II. J,
Kelley of Mori Isvllle spent Sunday with
her parents. Mr. and Mrs, It. A. Wllley.
D.ulus Barnes of West Held is spend
luff u few days Willi Ills daughter, Mrs.
W. II. Westover. Mr. nnd Mrs, Irwin
Brown spent the past week with her
sister, Mrs, Frank Norrls, nt West Berk
shire. Mr. and Mrs. Chimney Tlllolson
spent several days (he past1jycek With
their daughter, Mrs. James McCuIn, nt
Johnson. Mr. and Mrs. Rnnaldo Potter
and children of Lynn, Mass., nre visiting
friends In town. The Mountain Spring
hotel, owned by J, V, Stevens, occupied
by !!, M. Thomas came near being des
troyed by lire. On Friday morning about
six a. in. the office was nisenverrd on
lire, which had burned through the parti
tions on two sides nnd Into the partitions
on the second Hour. By the old of n
large crowd of men well equipped with
palls and several lire extinguishers the
lire was eheckid but not until It had
practically spoiled four rooms. The dam
age will amount to several hundred dol-
Vernal Cobiirn has hired out In J, It,
McCuen. Daniel Bennett Is moving from
,1. R. McCuen's farm to Caddlng hollow
to work for Frank Laraway and run llm
boarding house. Schools have begun in
(own. Onsslo Potter teaches In the Tdlot-
son district, Mr. fleotell of llakerslleld
at (he center, Miss Reals at the corners,
Casslu Jackson in the Lock district and
Laura Oliver in the Coburn district.
Frank lllie's little son has burned one
hand so badly (hat they fear he will loo
II. He burned It some and had it done
up in llnement when lie got It near the
flames and the cloth caught fire and be
fore It could be stopped It burned his
hand very badly. If he does not love the
hand It will take some time to heal.
Madison Potter h moving from Cam
bildgo back to his farm at Belvidere
Junction. They nre nil better that have
bud the measles. R. Campbell Is moving
his engine that he bought of O. 10. Smith
to the corners.
Qreen Cut Bone For Poultry.
UtirliiK freczlns wrathor vc rut tip a
great many tons of Rroen bono nnd
meat. There Is nothing hotter for poul
try. Price $3.60 per barrel of 200
pounds, nt which price we prepay
freights to almost any station. At tills
price rash must accompany order. Re
mit at our risk by check, postal money
order, express money order or regis
tered letter. C. S. Phijo, Hyde Park, Vt.
F. A. Martin, Fnited States district at
torney, has located here with an oince in
tlie Inderal building to look after the In
terests of the government in smuggling
There was a light fall of snow on Sun
day nftcrnooon nnd night and there was
from an inch and a half to two inches
of snow on tlie ground Monday morning,
and this was enough to induce quite a
number of people to discard wheels and
come out on runners.
Only one car load of live stock, which
consisted of cows and calves, was ship
ped from here to the Brighton market
Monday morning. This was tho smallest
shipment this season from the local sta
tion. Joseph Parsons, who has been confined
to his room at Mrs. Coles's for neary a
week, died Wednesday Nov. 10 as the
result of a partial shock. Mr. Parsons
was a Pullman conductor nnd unmarried.
The only living' relative is a brother tn
Highland, Mass. The remain were
sent tn Highland for Interment Friday.
The funeral of Miss Helen Ward, aged
10 years, who died Friday evening of
spinal niengkls at the home of her
father, Daniel Ward, Batesvllle, was
held from tlie house Monday afternoon,
interment being made In West Derby
fhailcs Tloyt ha sold his farm to Trie
and Sawyer. Mrs. Clniunce Woodbury
was called to Coventry last Thursday by
the serious Illness of her mother. A. C.
Jwkon of Damarls-cottH, Maine, spent
last week in town visiting his mother,
Mrs. S. L.Leavitt. AValter Richardson
has moved his family to Oreensboro into
the Dunn house. Mr. nnd Mrs . R. A.
Patterson. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Leavitt
spent last week in Whltmore, Mass. -The
Kv. J. ('. Taylor is seriously ill at ins
home in ICast Craftsbuty.
Fred Laythe Is at home from an ex-
tended trip in the West. Mrs. A. F. Fos
ter and Miss Mary have returned from
Chicago and other points West. Miss
ICdna Caswell Is reported as convalescing
from her recent Illness. Mrs. 12. A.
Audlnwood Is in Royal Victoria hospital
for treatment.
Mrs. Orne has been at Hnitou for a
few dfis With hw daughter, Mrs. Crapes,
who is sick with the measles. Mrs. Ste
phen Burrows has closed her bouse and
will spinel the wliVer with her sister,
Mis. Orne. Mrs. Sarah Fox went Mon
day to Kast Brownlnglon to spend the
winter with her son, (iaylord Fox. Mrs.
Betsey Fierce, who has been very sick,
is impieiving and ran sit up some, The
Rev. (. C. McDonald and family spent
Thanksgiving in Tioy. Mrs, ". it. l'ri-s-
colt has son to tlie home of he r brother,
the Rev. Mlln S. Keldy, to a-sist hi caring
for Mrs. Kddy and little daughter, who
ain very slek. Mrs. 12. li. I.eland has
bought the blacksmith simp at the Center
for JIT'i.
i l.n iv Wellinan was hemic from Dart
mouth for Thanksgiving. Aile lliei t Long
ley has moved from Fall River, Mass., ami
take n possession of his farm, -Finery Aus
tin, need "li years, died December .', after
a week's illness, lie is siuviveel by a wife,
two sons anil two daughte rs. Mrs. fie-orge
Hartwell died December J at tin- home of
In-r elanghtiT, Mrs, an en ('rafts of Pui
iiieint. N. II. The buily was brought here
her daughter. Mrs. Wan en Crf.tts of Pier
for Interment December D. Mrs. I,,
11. Sinclair was In Buillngton Tuesday,
Mr. and Mrs. Warien Crafts of Pier
ini.nt N. H. Mr. nnd Mrs. O. K. Seott eif
Wntcrbury. Mr. and Mrs. Ivdwnrd Scott
of Barre anel Mrs. Isable Cox of Water-
bury were In town Monday and Tuesday
attending (ho funeral of Mrs. ()eorge
Hartwell. Herbert Austin and .son of
St. Albans who calleel to town the first
ef the week by the death of Mr .Austin's
father, Kmery Austin.
Robert Blood will attend Derby Acad
emy tho coming winter term. Ocrald
Drown Is hemic from Barton for his vaca
tion. Mr. and Mrs. II. A. Rartlett and
daughter, Elsie, have returned from their
trip in New Hampshire and Mas-snchu-setts.
Henry Gee. camo home from B.irrs
for Thanksgiving and expects to stay
during tho winter. Mis. Rrnest Wilcox
and llltlo child, who have been at O, P.
Wilcox's for Homo time, have gone tu
Mielr homo at Island Pond. H. M. Bart
lot t Is building a mill In Hie woods north
of Joel Williams's. Leon Burroughs anil
Florence 11111 und Monty Barney and Miss
llodgden were married Thonksglvlng.
John Crowe has moved to Orn Carglll's
farm. Mr. Carglll goes to Mulne to work
In a mill.
Mis. Caredliif. (Kalhun), wife of A. B.
Kinney, died Weelncsday Nov. 2 ut the
hospital In Wntcrbury to which she was
taken n month ngn. Kor several yeitis
she hail been ntttlftr.il with n stomach
trouble which crew gradually worse mid
finally affected (he brain. For (he past
two months Mrs. Kinney siiffi'ted Inti'iiso
pain anil ilenlh yas a wi'lconm ti'lease.
Hho was born In Randolph May IS, lK
tho daughter of Mr. und Mts. Horace
Kathnti. Am II 10. IdSS. she married Mr.
Klniioy. The greater part of her life was
spent In Randolph, hut from l.vl until 1f"J
Mr. and Mrs. Klmie-y live el In Hoyalton.
The remains were biougbt fiom Water
buiy Weehiesilay night nnd tin- runeral
was held at the bouse ut lu-:;o o'clock
Filelny nioinlns.
During the month of November the
total clii-ulalloii from (he Kimball public
libruiy was I..M2, or a dally average' of
T.I. Of (Ills number 24T or l.'.T per eenl.
Were class books, .IIH or SftA pel Id.
iuvenlle, of per cent, were books
of tletlon.
c. 12. Abbott left last week for Bur
lington, where he- will spend the winter
with his daughter. Mis. 1-2. D. Segnr.
Mrs. charlotte Montgomery, who for
the pu-t year has made her home with
her nephew, Charles C, Blodgett, died
Sunday niornliig. Mrs. Montgomery was
nearly !7 years old ami had no Illness,
old age' being the cause eif her death.
During the past week she was as bright
as usual, read the papers and elld crochet
work as has been her custom for .sonii"
lit tin time. She teieik up crochet work
afte r she was ! years old, and her work
In tin" line shows her an artist. For a
number of years she made her home with
her son. the late Monroe MnntKome-ry,
in tills village, but Hie greater part of
her life- was spent In Uralntree. The fu
neral wns held at the home Tuesday
Mrs. 12. A. Shattiick, who has been In
poor health for several months, died Sun-
lilav night at Kvergreen home on Health
Pleasant street, she married abeuit in
years ago Mr. Shattiick. who was cm
ployed on the Central Vermont railreiad
from IW until W, when be voluntarily
retired. Mr. Shutt tick's first wife died In
1SS2, nnd for ills second wife' married Mrs,
Watson Flag, who was the elaugbter eif
Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Martin. Mrs. Shat
tiick was a very genial woman and had a
large circle of friends. Tlie funeral was
held at the house Wednesday after
noon. C. D. Dunham was taken Tuesday to
Chelsea by Sheriff J. F. Lanisem na a
writ of close jail execution, executed by
Chief of Police Ktlgene S. Abbott. List
winter Dunham made a contract to cut a.
cei tain amount of wood for Abbott, who
aiUaiiiid li i in a certain sum of meniey
to e-airy on the wotk. Dunham failed to
get out the amount of wood required and
last spring was bi ought into court to an
swer for the amount of money advanced.
By the court Abbott w-i given tudgment
to ree-over about flo from Dm. ham. Dun
ham Is a poor bard worU -' men with a
wife and three small e-hilelu-u and has
failed to pay Abbott tie- amount. The
social terms between Abbott and Dun
ham have been very unpleasant since tlie
trouble started and the two Irive had sev
eral bitter eliscu.ssions. A dispute between
the two on the postolflce corner Thanks
giving night resulted In a strcett brawl or
free fight. Dunham bad the best of the
chief of police until the latter drew his
chili anil eluiibed Dunham about the head
anil lace knocking him out for the time
being. -The next day complaint was
Icdgeel with State's Attorney Wilson
against Dunham for breach of the peace.
Dunham also complained of himself and
seitbil the matter by paying JS.lrt. Dun
ham then lodged complaint with tins State's
.itlnitiey rmMinst Abbott on the same
hnrge. The ense against Abbott is pend
ing, but will be tried as soon as the
Slate's attorney returns fiom Chelsea,
whete he is in attendance at the Orange
county limit.
Mrs. Abide Garninn has moved to the
south end to spe nd the winter with Mrs.
Arad Jenkins. Miss Florence Sawyer eif
Laconla, N. II.. lias been in town for a
few ebeys, e-alb-d here by the death of
Miss Mee'clinioie. 12arle Spanieling, who
Is nt tending the Burlington Business
e-ollege. is spending his vacation with his
mother, Mrs. Annie Spauldlng. Mr. lend
Mrs. Benjamin Carter have mnved to
Pike Station, N. II. Mrs. George Kedley
eif New Vorl; city is the guest of Mis.
Ad.'illne Kelly. l-2verett MeOuffee is
visiting his son, Frank, in Troy, N. V,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Craig nnd daugh
ter, Hairiette, were guosN of William
Craig and family in Brookllne, Mass.,
last wee'k. Mr. anil Mrs, I'e rley Llvitzer
and daughter eif Weodsvilb N. 11.,
and Mr. and Mrs. Wenelall Kimball of
Lancaster, N. II.. spent Thanksgiving
with their parents, Mr. ami Mrs. W. ('.
Johnson. Miss Mamie llllaud is teae-liing
at We-st Biaelford. .lerome K'lley and
bride of Leiwe-ll, Mass., have bee-n visit
ing their parents, Mr. and Mis. Kimball
Kelle-y. Miss 12dltll Fenel commenced
work in the- store' of J. 12. Hunt Mon
Miss Grace' May, w'lei teaches in Harre,
e-ame We elm sdaj , Nov, .;i to Dr. Kvans's
mid sta.Mel until Sunday, when she rc
tuine'il to her .school. Mis, Jinn', te-acln'r
In tlie training .school, i ni. rlaiiii il at
the old bomesti'ail her sem. Meirlll June,
of Mielelleblliy College and her cousin,
Mrs. Dudley, and her son of Mldillc bury
from last wee-k U'e dneselay until this
wee k Monday, The ease of Ci urge 1R
Osgood VS. Mis. Webster, in whl'-ll I lie
town eif Randolph was liiti'ii'sleil, was
sedtleel last Katuiilay. Mrs. Webster Is
siippoi-leil by tlie town anil by this set
tlement about f"iJ is saved for her sup
port. Mr. Osgood was. ele-inl ami the
set tb me nt wan made by W, A. Bobbins,
administrator. A. 12. Kelson sold 39 tur
keys und six ge-i'se to II. M, Gaylord and
re-celve-el for thein $I.M. Mr. Gaylord took
them to Boston and found ready buyers
ill geieiei prices. It was a No. I lot of
poultry. The normal ami training scbool.s
and nil the district sclieiola have
lesumeel weak, ri'freshcel by tho
Thanksgiving vacation. N. L. Hoyden
has lately sold a thoroushbie-el Jeisey
bull to Irving Abbott of Brookfielel anil
two young e'eiws to O, It. Green of Ran
dolph. Leonard Spr.igue was at his hotnn
In Last Ranelnlph over Thanksgiving,
but vent to Burlington on Hat unlay to
contlnun his studies In the Medical col
lege Leonard and Harold Hodges, who
ar nttenellng Vermont Academy at
Snxtons River, spent the Thanksgiving
recess at tho home of their parents, C.
I.. Hodges and wife Arthur Pntterrnn
was at home from Norwich Fnlcerslty
over Thanksgiving. Miss Ludnda Vnrse
was at homo from her elutle-n as teacher
In Woodstock last we-ek. Mrs. Mary
Stone Hnldeii, with her husband and
(wo children of Barre, spenl Thanksgiv
ing with her parents, Thatcher Sle'ie
anil wife'.-Miss Kdnii Morgan died last
week Monday , after a short illness with
pneumonia, The funeral was held Wed
nesday with interment at tho Center,
Tim Rev. Father Ponders of Rundolph
visited niembfis of his church here' lust
Chelsea Ae-adeiny began Its winter term
Mondny nfter only n week's vacation 'n
stead of the customary foittilght, us one
week was lost In mid-term, owing i
measles cnlelemle. Mr. nnd Mrs. J. II.
GrIITIn have roiic to Manchester, N, II.,
to spend the winter with relatives, hav
ing closed their farm house, Flunk J.
Thome of South Boston was In town
Thanksgiving week spending a vacation
Willi Ills brother, I2ugene G, Thome.
FJmer G. Rerel has made extensive im
pairs on his dwelling on Jail streed with
new floors, wliuloiv ami clapboards. J.
A. R. Corwln it Son shipped for Boston
market at Thanksgiving only 4t tons
Instend of the uunl twelve tons or more,
Thirty tents per pound were paid. The
Rev. George K, Lake preaches! his first
sermon as pastor nt the Congri'giitleuial
Church last Sunday. Mr. ami Mrs. Willis
W. Blxby of Boston were recently guests
of Col. Herbert O. Blxby. Rllfus Mur
eloek rece'iitly eiiiluied a second operation
for a cancer on bis Hp, performed by
Dr. A. T. Jtatshalll.-A public meeting
under (be auspices of (he Slate tuber
culosis commission was held In town hall
Thursday De-cember ".Two capitalists
from New York were recently here ex
amining the granite possibilities of
Biocklebank quarries, Byron Berry,
who went to Tallapoosa, Git., a few we-el-.s
agei. returned on account of his mother's
serious condition. Mrs. Lulls M.
Griffith died of pneumonia after a short
sickness nt Hie home of her daughter.
Mrs. Hinest A, Corwln and at tlie fun
eral the I'.ev. II. J Wyckoff of South
Glastonbury. Conn. Her pastor official
eel. She a women of rare social
charm ami leaves a latge circle to
mour.li her loss. -Teachers examinations
were be!, nt Bradford nnd CheNe.i by
ICxamlner John M Comstoek, tesnltlng
In nine new school teachers.
L. c. Bump has gone on a business trip
to Boston, Mass., New- York city and
Baltimore, Mel. lie experts to be absent
about two weeks.- Mr.'. L. B. Avery and
son, Volney of Fenisburgli, spent Satur
day and Sunday at I.. M. Baker's. Mrs.
Bmaline, who has bee n speneling a week
with her parents, i. turned to the Cattle
ton normal school Monday.
Mrs. Win Mi-Don .
day. The funeral w
tlie Rev. W. M. R.
Bliss visited .Mis, t;
Mr. and Mrs. 12eiw
UI was buriid Tiie-.s-
- held at the- house,
ris uniclatlng. Mts.
F. Hart Tuesday.
id Cuilejti alt-'iieleil
the- funeral ot her biutber in U'.'ti. t hiir.v
Saturday. F. D. GrMIIth was in Mont-
pelier Monday, All tho students fioin
MontpelliT Sdiilnarv from tills place
were' home for Thanksgiving. Rev. Mr.
Roberts and wife lrmr. Waitstlel.l spent
Thanksgiving day with his In other here.
W. N. Waul caiiie home from West
Lebanon Monday ( r a s'lort visit. Tho
school In the vlllagi begun Monday with
tb.- .same te.MOlier-. Miss Minnie- Max
well and Mrs. Lillian Seavet. Miss Maud
Bulkley teaches in Faystou, Miss Mabel
Atkins In Dowsville, SIlss Udlth Avery
In South Dulniry Corue-r, Miss Edith
Butler at t' e red- school house by
Indian Iioocllv.-F.lla Somervill is at
homo from Moutpoliri where sbo has
been staying to be under Dr. Kuavs.s
cat e. Mrs. I .llian Seave r has a new
luano. Fieeni u: Parker it; il with stemi
acli trouble 'leeuge I letcher and Mrs.
Martha Plull wite married Deeember
2 at the bi u! 's borne in Duxbuiy by
Rev. W. M. Hubert1-. They hae gone to
Massachusetts, on their bridal tour.
Geeirge Clement Is i, town and will woik
for II. O. W'.i-d in tlie box shop again.
Unwind llaylt u In- returned to Burling
ton to the college' tl.cie.
George II. ill of R.ixbury was (he guest
ef bis son, 1 1. P. Hall, last week, Pe arl
Hall went to Wilhamsfown Tue-selay.
Rdwin Freein.ia died .Monday night of up
polexy, ageel 11 years. The funeral was
he Id We elne-sel.ty ai his late home anel
the Interment was. In the village cenie
tety. William Vnrney, wife end twe
rbllilren spent Thanksgiving In Lincoln.
Harold Wallis of Waitslield was the
gue'st of his gi.indf.it'ier a few days last
week. Carl il'-ath and wife- ot Waitslield
were in town Friday nud Saturday, the
guests of On ,er Heath. -The dance; at
the town hall la-t Wediii'sday evening
was not a veiy successful affair, only K
couple- being present. Carl Miirtln was
in Boxbury Tuesday mi business. Arthur
Modus, who his been sick with ellph-tae-rla.
Is gaming slowlv. Mrs. Dr.
Doelgi' Is wry sie-u with pneumonia. Her
Mm, F.rnest, atiel'wife of Lincoln, are
with her. Miss Maiv W.ilte has re'turned
fiom Lincoln anil Is now caring for Mrs.
Dodge.-Franlek Williamson was In Lin
coln Monday.
Mr. Dwinell made a family Thanksgiv
ing and i ntei turned, his sons anil
families, also Mrs. Dwluell's daughter,
Mrs. Pierce, of Hnnlwick and lii'i' son
and ilaugliti r.-B. II. B mcroft and (I, 1-2.
C.itb-y got mixed up with a telephone,
wire near Mr, .Me.idei's linuso last
Thursday evening on their way to the
ball at North I'alais. The Innse wan
thrown, cut and luiilseel somewhat and
Mr. Bancroft was thrown on the wliee-l
hurting his side. Alh'-rla Hopkins was
taken III last week at Mi. Cuernsey's
anil was taken le- Hie Mary Fb-ieli-e-r
hospital in Bui llngloii, ai-colilp.iiiiiel
by .Mrs. Hopkins and ficorge fiiii'rnsey,
-Mrs. DiMian and Alice Cui'inscy weie
home' for Thanksgiving. Mr. flucriisey
Is very lame from his accident In the
wends. Oscar tSui'inscy's horse was so
badly kicked by another horse in the
batn at Wooelliiirv last l-'ililay night thil
It had to he killed, II. Curli'y has coin
nienred work for Icvlsoti and Lamb
Manufacturing company.
Urnent Moody and wife of South Royal
ton, who weie guests at 12. B. Mooely's
Thanksgiving day, returned home Thurs
day night. -Mr. and Mrs. orlo drcclcy
und rhllel of White Itiwr Junction were
guests of Mr. Oiei'ley's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. CJcorgn N. ilreeley, for Thanksgiv
ing, returning home' Monday. Mrs. M. L.
Dillingham was taken suddenly anil ser
iously III Sunday. Her elaiighteis, Mrs.
Kelley of Barre and Katie of White
River .luuctlon, ciune home Monday
night, She Is reported us moic comfort
able nl (Ids writing, J. A. fellmoie and
family, who were In Clover for Thanks
giving returned honi" Satimlay night.
'lundi' Hill, wife ami son of Baric tool,
their Thanksgiving dln'iei- with his pir
eiits, Mr. mill Mrs, Hi-iu.v F. Hill -A
largu company uttcuilcel Hie reception
TO -
Every experience points to the wisdom of early Christ
mas buying. Stocks are now full, and the wise need not
be told that the most desirable goods co first.
A present adways good is a
Mission Chair
Built of solid oak with real Spanish leather cushions,
they will last a life-time.
$3.50 buys a plain solid oak chair worth $5.00.
$6.50 buys a leather upholstered chair.
$11.75 buys a Mission Morris with removable leather
All lines of mission furniture at equally low prices.
i tt
given Mr anel Mrs. Onrgo F. Smith on
thi'lr return from their wedding trip
Saturday evening. Dr. Iloraco Watson,
wife anel ehlldreii of Montpeller were
guests of doctor's sister, Mrs. I. '.
Hayes and family Thanksgiving day.
Till' Impiovement society met with Mis.
form-lla Willev Saturday evenim.'. All
nport a wry pleasant time.
The- village schools opeiuil Monday
Preembrr 4. after their Thanksgiving
.io.itlon with Ihe same leaiheis
the f-ili tein.. I'laieiici' Billings and M.-s
Llllu Hubbard. Tlie Rev. W. K. Be mel
titurtie,) Satunliy December '-' fiom his
Thanksgiving visit at Poultic y and othe r
places. Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Martin we-re
culled to Wllliainstown by the sickness
and death of his grandmother at that
place. Mrs. Martin was taken quite
seriously ill while on the trip and wa.i
obllgeel to remain se-wral elays at Mont
peller with her sKtcr. define she was
able to return home. The annual chicken
pic supper of tlie Ladled Aid society was
.held Tuesebiy evening. December 5, atth"1
Me'thodist Chinch dining rooms. At tin
regular meeting eif Ailiswoith Post, No.
I :W, fi. A. R. held Saturday afternoon
I De-cember '2 nnd following officers we-te
leleeted for tlie ensuing year: Coniman
leler, S. Johnson; S. V. conimanilcr, A. 12.
Mchurnu; J. V. i-omtnander, Milo Buck
lln; Q. M II. N. Bushnell; chaplain, 12.
A. I'lsk: siligeeui, .T. W. Hichanlson. O.
D II. C. Baclius: Q. (J.. 1 1. A. Aimer.
Q. M.. seig't, Nathan Thayer; seig t
major, .1. W. P.iline-r; delegate to depart
ment encampment, II. C. Radius; alter
nate, ,T. W. Blchardson. Fred NYwe-omb
was contiiieel to the house all ef last
week with uh'crate'd tee'th ami other
complications, lie is e onsideralily Im
proved nt present, The ladies of Maple
Lodge" D. of R. will present nil enteitaili
nient. which they have beep arranging
for the past fmv weeks, calleel the "Cir
culating Library." on Thursday evening
Decembe-r 14 at the I. O. O. F. hall.
Theresa Lawson is at home, having
Mulshed her work in 12ast Montpe-lier. -
Nedl Tassie, who has been suffering fiom
tonsillitis, is improving. Herbert Fair of
Wnlden teaches In the west part eif the
town.-Katie Can- is working at AVilliam
Peck's in Kast Calais. iTifford and
Agne s Tussle are sick with the prevail- i
ing distemper-. Ktta Conner Is spending i
a few days at Warren floodell's. Lellli-e
Angell, Oli'iin Siilham and W. M. Strong
were at home for Thanksgiving. Tho
schools in town for tho most part open-
el last Monday. Clement B.ite'heldi r is
quite ill.
Mi-s Stella Brown, who has beep spend
ing1 the past wee-k with her Parents, Mr.
and Mrs. A. J. Brown, has returned to
I'lalnllelei, wlirri" she hag employment as
(iicher In the Spring- eli'trlct. Homer
Munson dieel at his home early Weilins
el.iy morning from piii'iimonla. Mr. Mun-
c.t, le.ie-eu .1 u-lfn Illnl lU'll stn.'lll e'ltlt.
i.e.. -Mrs. flem-L'e O. D.inn died nt her
i, r . luu . .i.rMo, ......
been ill for some time with
cited stomach trundle, which was the
cause of her death. Miss (Irace Brown
Is working for Mr. and Mrs. M. 12. He-ck.
ley, Schoeils hi town began last Mri-d.iv.-Mr,
and Mrs. A. J. Brown spe-nt
Thanksgiving nt Ji-ffersonvllle. P. (i.
Pemis elleel at his home November 27 with
pneumonia, after a t,hort illness. Mr.
Funis leaves a wife and one child,
MrsJ. 12vaiis McCilllls is critically 111 and
eloiibt.s are iiitertalni d as to her re
covery. II. 12. 'Tanner recclwet quite a
si rlous Injury while reilllug logs. He is
reported better ut this writlni;.
S. 3. Dana has sold his farm Known nn
the Hickory place anil lumber lot to II.
C. Ward for J.M'H'. P. J. Dana has sold
his home place and timber laud to H.
O. Ward for JI.SM. Miss Clara Belle Mc
Kay, one of our popular yeiuug ladles, re
cclveel her young friends nt lnr home
on the evening of November 2!, it being
her h'lth birthday. About f1 were present
C.ike and coffee, we're Fcrved ami games
played, music, dancing, etc,, nn, nil en
joyed n very pleasant evening. Many
nice gifts were loft.
Dr. 12111s was called tei W. C. Webster's
Sunday In t-ie Re'lllJ Webster, who fell
from a ticc ami was butt qullo haill..
The' se'beujl 111 this place began Aloudav
with III lee I ,ei kiln teacher. Mr ud
Mih. A, C. Flclchi-r, Mr. und Mia, Ti.isk
anil family, fjuy Fletcher ami fnenels
and William Fletcher were at J. Steele's
ThanksgiMng elay.
A dc.-iateii le'.eived Tuesday by his
nioilur .immune eel the eb ath In San An-
toi Tt v, of Daniel P.ittuson, formeily
of tins town. Mr. Patterson was tlie .-on
of Mis. Lyella W., anil the late Thomas
i'. Patterson of this town. The moat of
bis eaily life was spent here. He went
to Texas about 1.S enrs ago and since that
i time has been employed as a lailroad en
gineer on various io.nl s both in Texas
and Mexico. He is siirviv.d by a wife
and two children who itsnle in San An
tonio, besides his mother, Mis. Lyelia W.
P.Uteison, a brother, Chatli'S Patterson,
and one sister. Mrs. Aelelaide Williams,
all of this town.
The marriage of Miss Nolle Cecelia
Hassett, daughter of Mr. anel Mrs. David
Hassett. ami Charles I-2dward Mack, ele
cta red Satiitilay morning at ten o'clock
at the Church of St. John the Kvangcllst.
Tile mariiagu was a very quiet one. Tlie
organist. Miss Catherine McCarthy, play
ed the, wielding march from "Lohengrin"
as tin- bridal party enti-reel the church,
md Mendelssohn's weelding march as a
ri'Cessional. Tlie briele was given in mar-
Jnage by her father. The bi iilcsmaiil was
Miss Catherine- Ryan of St. Albans, while
the best man was James W. Ryan of
this town. Messrs. John llarrigan and
Win. II. Moriarty acted as ushers. Fol
lowing the ceiemony .1 weelding break
fast was serveel tn tlie relatives and a
a few friends at the home of the bride's
parents. Mr. and Mrs. Mack left on the
afternoon express for a brld.it tour of
two weeks, and upon their return will
reside" In this town.
Helen, the eight-year-old elaugbter of
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Houston, died at
three o'cleiek Saturday morning of cioup.
Tim chllel was taken violently ill in tlie
middle of the week niul a council of
physicians was called Friday night. An
operation was performed ami the last
few hours the e-hlld was kept aliw by
menus of artificial tesplr.itlnn. The
neither eif Mrs. Houston from Lowell,
Mass., arrived on the afternoon express
Saturday. The funeral was held Monday
Observer W. A. Shaw of the Cnltcil
Slates weather bureau station reports a
iiii-an temperatuie for Novembi r of ."1 de
grees, with a maximum of tin on tlie 21th
and a minimum of 4 on tlie Hth. The
mean was one degree- lowe r than the mean
November temperature for the last 13
years. The precipitation amounted to J .7:1
inches, rain falling on II elays. The nwr
ago Xnwmhcr precipitation for the last 1!)
ycais Is L'.Tu Inches, The prevailing whul
was south and the month was made up of
five clear, seven p.ntly cloudy and li
cloudy days,
The' annual meeting of the Naomi Chap
ter, No. 1, oriler of the Fastern Star was
held In Masonic lull on Tueseluy e vi ning.
Till) following office! s wile elected fur the
yi'iir ensuing; w. M.. Mis. A. M. Bean;
W. P., A. M. Bean; A. M.. Mrs. Ccorge
II. Richmond; ,secictar.. John McCor-
1 lll'",: treasurer,
Mrs. ,obn MeOormuck;
n,i,. she L.lconductre'ss, Mrs. 11. W. Banium; asso-
''i!t! eonductress, Mis. William Bivntnn,
J uc local oreier eq I. ee. ki. r. oiieee ine
first and second degree on several caiidi
elates em Tuesel.ty cvenllig.
The we-ddlng of Miss Alii e Richmond and
Dr. Bert Frank Allen is annoiiiictel to
take place on Decembi r 20 at the Metho
dist Church.
Mrs. Charles Houston is ury eiiouly
111 ut her home on SumimT stl ett witli
diphtheria. Mrs. Houston was In a very
weak condition at tin time of her ilaugh
ler's ed'ath on Satimlay, since which time
she 1ms grown continually weaker.
Warner Moody has sold his farm known
as the King place lo Sumner Stearns.
Dr. F. A. I-.'uwards. who has been lo-cate-ei
in this town for the past three
months, has given up his practice In
medicine and has moved to Bethel, where
he Is to go into partnership with his
father In the lumber business.
Isaac Fillet, who was seriously injured
Inst week while engaged in getting out
wooel on his farm nn Blush Hill, Is so
much better that hl recovery is hoped
for. Mr. Elliot was taken with a cramp
while chopping a tree and wns unable
to get out of the way when It fell, The
falling trunk struck him u the side,
breaking three ribs and tendering him
unconscious. He was alone nt the tlm
but fortunately was found soeiu after iiiul
re-moveel tei the home of Ills son-in-law.
'haile-s Lowe", where he lecelved medical
aid. As Mr. Fillet is a man 7S yearn m
age It was at llrst fcurcel that ho could
not recover but his eoneiuton Is now
much Improved.
Mis. V, t. Bailier accompanied her sl
ter. Mrs. F.dwnnl twibelle., to the. Man
Fletcher hospital last Thursdas
Karl R, Teirre-y of Hloiix Falls, Sonfl
Dakota, has been n Kusl f ),ls hreither
A. I. Torrey, during the past week Tin
two brothers ln,l not seep eaeh othe,
for 20 yenis.
Oeotge Flannagan has niiisie.,j work n
the hospital as a meat, cutter. Ills posl
lion Is taken by Mr. BMwe'll,
Miss Reinn Palmer i-turncd Sitnrdnv
from n two weeks' slay at her home n
Bristol. On Mnmlny she began tln ,,,.
ter term of scheiol at Duxhnrv Cornel .
Mrs. Ceoige Clusly has been ,n poor
health for the past week
O. n. Scott received the news of f e
death of his sister Saturelay night Mr-.
Oeorge Hartwell, who died nt her home
i.. t it ...
in 1,'infii, .eirt-s. nun nan oeen in prer
health for the past year. Mt Scott
accompanied by his siste r. Mr? IM a
'ox, and brother. Edward Scolt le i
Sunday evening for Lowell, to nttei
the funeral which was blel tber Wedm .
Arch Batchelder returned from b s trin
to Seattle., Wash., on Monelnv night
Mrs. Oscar Wheeler H-e,! ,n
afternoon after severe suffering fiom t
cancer. The whist nartv si t ei.1.1 l.vil,,,.
hall on Satuid.iy was attended lo. ibm i
six tiibles.-Sehools begat, on Meinelav
with the same teae-lieis with the ex
ception of the Center, where t.o I'll,,!
of Washington lakes Mis Lut'ii Noli.
IllgR place Several e-onnle WOnt t., He
dancing school nt I2.iM Montnelier or
Saturday night.
State Auditor lloraee !' Crabata and
ed the accounts of M, 12. Soill.e, eount
clerk, Nov. 2!) for tlie ipi.it te.r enellnij
December 1. The tnt.it disbursement!
weie (,'K.Z' ebstilbuted as follow
Grand Jur. liei them, tvi.iii me e
$l.Si'.70: nfeiees, efe.. (':. I'., w tin .
!I,'.1'..S: repor'er H"".''S. ,isi-t,ii,t mdi i
J2.ifi.In. The total iice-eumts of IV u. 1 1 . ,
of the county were tl.27l.'n. md tp,. r
penses of Montpeller city court we r
$l.l.V.r,5. The expenses of the jail for tn
quarter were ?I.2fh.V".
Assistant Judges 12. W. Huntley nue
12. R. Wells held a spei i.il , --sion '
Washington count v e-oi.rl Nov "'
hear divore-e cases. Fninia II Pr.itt w
granted divorce from Calvin C Trit
for refusal to suppoit. Tlie parties resiih
In Woodbury.
Freel L. .le-wett and Miss Myra O. Le
May, both of this city, v i re married Neo
29 In St. Augustine's Churel
by the Rev. Father W. .1 O'Siilliviu
They left on the mail train for a brie
wedding trip.
Sheriff Frank II. Tr.n-ey Friday re
appointed all his eb peties m W astungl r
county, with one exception their te-, ,n ol
office hiving expiretl nt midnight Th'irs
day night. B. R. Crawford of Fist Mi" t-pe-licel
elld Lot deMre i re-appointment
Those who will serve arotlnr t.er an
il D. Camp. H. J. Sl.iyton, W U
nuchnrnn of Baire citv. A. L. Ilu'rl
J. E. "Wire! of Parre town, L. l.m
ot Cabot. J. F. Hastings of Middies
J. L. Tuttle. II. P. Wedge of Mom 1 .
T. J. I-'errls of Moretown H ' Jin.'
ot Northncld. I. O nicker of ria-i ell
M. 12. Chase of I1o:;bury F 1 ' m
of Wnitsflelil. A. M. Turner of V'mren.
C. C. Craves eif Watetluiy
Burt Buhl, who has for several nin"i.
been employee! on the Brattle oi-o e ml
Lenielonderry and Bethel inlroaiI. te.
suinid Friday his former posltlcn. ic
divlsloa roadmester of the ""entral Vrr
lnont. Willi head'jnartcrs In thU citv
J P. Kelso, who has held tn.it pe.s tn ,
h is been tr.insfei i el to Nov I.
Frr.est Fortin of St. Albans bai s -
eecdeil Frank 1-2. Do. lac as rnnehn.nl
the Montpeller fi- Wells R.ver 1, ro
For the past p; w.irs Air Feot e ha b.
In the e-mplov of the water d- i i i i
eif the city of St. Allans .mil of lb f
tral Vermont rai'way.
Miss Hattle Cle-ugh of tl.e le-1 t ' -phone,
ex'-hange has rrlgr. , . ,1 1
gone to Washington to l:e-cp i. iit-o f a
her Invalid mother.
A son was born on Tl- niK-u vn-g u
Dr. and Mrs. W. W. l.m k
Saturday was a Inin- day n bit k
ruptcy court. An additional dividend o'
ten per cent, was oreb-md bv 1 II
Deavitt. refe-ree. on the Ceihlefgh 1 1
of Northlield. niaUiiig a teital of
cent, that das been pah! tei the cr I "
An order was reeelve-d from Judge II n
Wheeler continuing the order prov I
for the payment of a 32 per cent ell.
deiiel In the bankruptcy estate of Jo'tr
L. Dix of Fast Banc, whose ll.idlllt cf
were Jlo.OA Ablerni.in J. S. Haley, trus
tee ot the bankrupt csf.ete of D.tnl
Kmery. paid Saturday a dlvieend eif 1
per cent, to tlie preferresl creditors. 'I .
unsecured creditois will iw iw a eb i
ele-tul later. Tlie pre fe'rred creditors ir
the b.uikupt I'state- of I'.i-ceunh Brotheri
of Montpeller will nNi re- e lve Decemln
12, 1W ier cent, on their claims, 'flic u
securoel creditors will not tare- as well
Rereree Deavitt eiverrub d the ol j
tion of tho protesting creditors 'n In
bankrupt estate of Mrs. Julia M K, o
and ellschatgeii Mis. Kane from bank
ruptc, Tlie tn t mei tiiis of tin creel ten
of Clarence S. Martin eif Fast Mump,
lier and I. S. .Mathers of Calais wir
held but tru-tees were not nppointcil
A suit has been bi ought m I'tutee
States curuit eoi.it by Michael Pern
broke of this clt against Vernon W
Jew-etl eif Wrlghtsviile- asking ti.it tl.i
iuire-au of patel.ts set isieli a'nl ele. I , -
Invaliel a patent granted .Mr Jiwett foi
machine for bending metal -crolls usee
on polishing iii.ii'hiiiis. Mr Jevve tt w is
granted n patent lor this ii.uhim I '
August but Mr. Poniluohe claans
prior Invention fend pate nt
Assistant Judges 1-2. W.
Duxbury and L. P. Wells
were In town Saturelay to
accounts of A. W. l'errm,
urer, and th" finance's eif
When their examination is
of tin saint
HuiUl. f
of Alieldb's. x
e.im no the
ountv e re1
the oio t
s coninb ti i
statement will be Issued. The. assist n t
Judges also held a short session e,f e. mi
nt which they gr.inte-d a bill foi re fu.- 1
to sufiMirt to laleeu Heiins i rum Kr' i
W. Reims of Moislulrld. The usi nlv of
the minor -lidd was given to the I ti
tinner. The coml also elccie'ed a home
steael Inlire'st to the petitioner in the
ellvorcn case eif tjertrueb A nswor'h
against Olln Alnsworth of Woodbury i e
which a dill had been cr.intcd for adm
terv. Mr. and Mrs. Frank 12. Croat 1'1V"
Issueel curds announcing Hit approa- h
Ing wcibllng of Miss 1211m Josephine
Grout, their daughter, to Dr Samuel
Mitnsdeld Kuans. Tin wedduic 's to
occur nt Trinity Church on Thutsd.iy
evening, December 11. at eight o clock
A ellsaslrous tire was iTiirowly nverti-d
at Cabot Satutday morning in the cen
ter of the business section of that 1
lage, The fire cauglit from the stove in
the store of H.mry llyman and was eon
trolled by fire eMlngilhi-rs. The lo-s
will not i-vcce-d This store r locatee'
hi the Farrlngton block nnd In a ver.v
few inouii-nm It would have been de.vond
Dr. S. N. Could of Ramlolph, prel
de'it of the State Spiritualist asunia
luutluiird on Mh pmcc'

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