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afternoon, tho llov. Edward Stono offl
clntlng, Mr. Brow was born In Swunton
70 years tigo nnd had always resided
liorc. He win a Civil War veteran In
service from 'C2 until Hip close of tho
war, enlisting In Compnny F, 10th Ver
mont, He. leaves n wife ntiil several ehll
dren. Word has leen received from Mlsi
JIusscy, Miss Babbitt. Miss Sargent nnd
Miss Derrick who sailed for Hamilton,
Hormudn, Jnnuary S on the Bormudlnn.
The voyage was a rough one nnd tho
Rwanton passengers were sick all the
way They are delighted, however, with
Dermudn and liken the temperature to
August weather In Vermont. Three of
this party are experienced school teach
ers but have dropped t.iat work on ac
count of the better pay offered In hotsl
employment. Miss Marguerite Hnrwood,
assistant principal of the Wilmington
high school, Is quarantined at that place
on account of the mumps. The variety
supper at the Congregational vestry Fri
day night was a success. Miss Lucille
Cross, who has been very 111 with
timps, s Improving. Mrs. F.J Ilawley's
ecndltlon remains about the. same.
Teams are crossing the Ice from North
Hero. The local horwrmcn tested the Ice
on the river Saturday with the view of
laying out n trck and holding some
Mrs. Frank Towne is seriously 111. The
Junior Auxiliary of Holy Trinity Church
met at the rectory Monday afternoon.
Sirs. A. A. Brooks, who seriously Injured
her hip by a fall on the ice a few weeks
ago, has been taken to the St. Albans
hospital. The seniors of the Swanton
high school went to Franklin Monday
evening for a elas ride and supper.
Mlrc Henrietta Smith will start for
Troy to-day to visit friends and Miss'
Mallle Smith will so to Ohio for a few
weeks with an old school mate. Mr. and
Mrs. Edward Hessett have been called to
St. Armand by the serious Illness of
Henry Hessett. a brother, who has pneu
monia, Tho ladles o1- the Episcopal
Church took In about J." at their supper
in village hall Tuesday evening. John
Mannlx and MnJ. K. S. Billiard are 111
with the grip.
Mrs. Brown has gone to Winooskl to
visit relatives. It. A. Holbrook has cut
this fall and winter between 10,v am'.
11, On spruce lops on about 20 acres of
land iwdonglng to Fred Hutehlns. Mr.
nnd Mrs, Arthur Pond of Itlehford were
In town Monday. A series of special re
vival services lasting one week will be
held at the Haptlst Church, commencing
Sunday, February 0.
Miss JJculah Hradley, who has been
Ilv'ng with her aunt. Mrs. Georgo Kay
more, is dangerously 111 with appendicitis.
Mrs. Theresa K. Wright, who has been
visiting her daughter, Mrs. II, 1'. Hop
kins, at Trout ltlver since Thanksgiving,
Jias returned home. W. G. Fassett and
family have been quite sick, as well as
many others with the grip. The Wo
man's Foreign Missionary meeting was
postponed from last Friday to Thursday
with Mrs. H. It. Kent at the parsonage.
The Christian Kndeavor meeting will be
held at tin- Center with the Hev. E.
Kent Thursday evening. Mr. nnd and
Mrs. Kdward Laplnnt and daughter, Al
ma, Mrs. F. M. Wright and Mrs. Lizzie.
Cutting passed Friday at C. H. Carpen
ter's. Mrs. Lizzie W. Cutting has re
turned to Gardner Whltcomh's. Mrs. E.
F, Houston, who is very 111, Is considered
to be a little more comfortable. At the
annual meeting of the Congregational so
ciety "Wednesday evening, January 15,
tho same board of olllcers was chosen
for tho ensuing year. The committee
reported all bills paid. At the same time
tho annual meeting of the Sunday school
society was held for the election of
officers. F. M. Wright, who had hern
superintendent for four years, declined a
re-election and Krnest Pcrley was elio.en
superintendent; W. J, Chaffee, president;
Hoy Maynard, vice-president. Theodore
I'crlcy, secretary and treasurer; C. Wes
ton, chorister; Frank Hart. Jr.. assist
ant' chorister; Mrs. May Raymorc, or
ganist; Miss Eda Hart, assistant organ
ist; Miss Martha Fori, y, librarian.
Ixmls Ferland ha.s returned home from
Connecticut, where he has been for some,
time. Mrs, O. A. Face, who has been
ill, was able to ride out Sunday. William
liovat has moved his family from Swan
ton Junction to this place.
II. I Jewett has moved to Montgom
ery Center on the William Downey farm,
which he has leased. Mrs. Ariel, who
who has been In St. Albans, has return
ed homo. Miss Hattiu Wescott, whd has
been visiting at the home of U. II. Jewett
for the last two weeks, has returned to
Sheldon. Henry Sylvester, cut a birch
lop measuring .",5 inches at the top end.
Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Shnngrnw of St. Al
bans are visiting his parents, Mr and
Mrs. Kll Shangraw.
Mr, and Mrs. "Wayne Combs nre tho
parents of a daughter. Oscar Dow has
moved Into Myron Robinson's house.
M. J., Blair has returned from a trip to
Boston, The I,. A. S. will servo an oys
ter supper on January 25, at John Riv
ers'. Mrs. Charles Ingatls of Montpeller
Is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Iyon Lib
Jiy. Miss Sadie Janes has returned to
Uoston. Miss Alice Comb has returned
home from Springfield, Mr. and Mrs.
Chasj of Springfield, Mam., nre In town,
visiting relatives. K. L. Hutehlns is In
North Troy this -week.
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Edward Clark, aced 72 years, dle4
Tuesday, January 14, after soverul
mon Ills' Illness. lie had resided In thi3
town with the exception of about '&
years when he was In business In Bos
ton. Mr. Clark was a member of the
Episcopal Church. Tho funeral was
largely attended Thursday afternoon at
two o'clock at his late home. Tho Rev.
Mr, White was the offlclHtlnir clergyman,
Tho bearers were AUrm Lnndon, Lutlon
Allen, Henry Conro, Jnmes Dougherty.
The deceased la mirvlved by threo via
tors, Mrs, Fannlo llaydon of Borton,
Wrs, Kutu Jlubboll of Ht, Pul, Minn.,
jiujiuwi wiaric el this town wlWi
whom he resided for the last few years,
mid by a brother, Herbert Clark of
Uoston. Those from out of town who
were present at tho funeral were Mrs,
Fannie Hnydcn of Uoston, Henry Wheel
er, Hert Irish and Walter Irish of Bur
lington. The entertainment at Mnplo Uwn
Academy Tuesday evening was well at
tended. The recitations by tho students
were delivered In a pleasing manner and
the music furnished during the evening
by Mrs. Osgood, Miss Chnrlotto Osgood
nnd Mr. Sanderson of Milton was of a
high order and was much enjoyed. Re
freshments of cake and coffee were ser
ved by the students.
Grand Isle county court ndjoumed Sat
urday night, having convened Tuesday
forenoon. The next session will open
the second Tuesdny of August. Only
one true bill was found by tho grand
Jury, which did not complete Its work
until Saturday night. While the nature
of the Indictment was not made pub
lic It was announced that It was not
In connection with the nlleged scandal at
the I,, and I,. Molt liomj at South Hero,
where two young girls charged Improper
conduct on tht part of the manager.
The facts apparently failed to substant
iate the charges made.
Frank BulHs sustained quite n
serious injury In his knee while plowing
out the road. Miss Neltlo Atkins Is
slvwly gaining at the Mao' Fletcher
hospital, where she underwent a serious
operation for appendicitis. The Ladles'
Aid meet.r.g at 1'. S. Gordon's was large
ly attending, TS partaking of a bountiful
dinner Alexander S. IVarl returned
from IluiLngton quite III. He Is attend
ing the Burlington Buslnr ,s College, but
was iiiiald- to return Monday morning.
The remains of George Young, u prom
ising joiiiu' man who died of consump
tion at Ins home in New York, were
brought here fur Interment the 17th Inst.
He was the 'on of Mr. and Mrs. George
W. Young, who were former residents.
A service was held at the resilience of
II, .1. D.irb). an uncle of the deceased.
There was ,i large number of beautiful
Moral trltiuti Mr. and Mrs. Young,
who accompani'd the remains to this
place, returned to New York Monday.
Frank Sheldon, who has been 111 wl'.h
tho mumps, Is able to be out. Mr. and
Mrs. H. C. Grnewny have returned from
a visit In Malnne and Chateangay, N. Y.
Mrs. W. I) Griggs has been 111 with
the grip. The Rev. J. M. Bastion is sick
with tonsllltis.
M. S. Thomas 1 -is returned from New
York. Miss Franc. Iavop Is 111 with the
mumps. Misses Josephine and Llllle
Fleury are vlsitig friends Jn Bedford,
P. Q. Mrs. L. J. Soules has returned to
Chazy. Miss Mehu Gadboy has re
turned from Alhurgh, where she has
been caring for )v : sister, Mrs. Joseph
Uoyco. Mr. nnd Mrs. Walter Connell
have returned to Tarrytown, N. Y.
After spending a few days there, they
will go to California for the remainder
of the winter Teams have crossed on
the ice to Chazy, but it is not considered
very safe for a double team. Miss Jo
Longfeld is home from riattsburgh, N.
Walter White, who ha.s been at work
for W. J. Churchill, went to his home in
Windham, N Y., Friday. Miss Carrie
Welnmann returned to Jeffersonville Fri
day aft visiting her mother, Mrs. C.
P. . Mslier. Mr. and Mrs. louls N. Cham
pea u of Boston nre visiting his parents
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Champeau. Mrs. K.
1 Campbeil and two t.imlron of ll.ml
wlck visited her brother, Myron Whit
comb, and sister, Mrs. Wallace Jones,
Sunday Mrs. James Clark and miii
passed Saturday and Sunday with her
mother, Mrs. Kmlly Towne. Charles It.
Swift left Friday for Oklahoma. Mr. and
Mrs. Cecil K. Palmer have returned from
Mystic, P. Q., where they have visited
his parents. C. and Martha Reynolds
went to Jeffersonville Saturday to pass
a week with their grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. O. P. Hayes. H. H. Small was in
Burlington over Sunday with Mrs. Small
at the Mary Flctchcd hospital and ac--ompanioii
her home Tuesday. lister
Vincent passed Sunday In Johnson. Mrs.
II. C. Flsk and daughter were in Hyde
K-rk Saturday. Mr. end Mrs. A. D.
Choi to returned Saturday from their
wedding trip. M. G. Clr of Burlington.
D. D. G, H. P., made his ofllelal visit to
Tucker Chapter, R,- A. M., Friday even
ing. Mr. and Mrs. M. 11. Hoar 'man went
t St. Jjhnsbury Saturday to visit their
cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Hurry P.artlett.
Mrs. J. R. Parker was In Wolcott Sat
urday. Mr. nnd Mrs. Frank Kenlleld
wen, to Boston Saturday to visit Mls
."thea Reynolds. Mrs. George Bunco re
turned to Iiwoll, Mass., Saturday. Mrs.
Mary Duhroy of Joh"nn Is keeping
house for her granddaughter, Miss Hdl'.h
Splller, in the absence of Mr and Mrs.
Splller. Presiding Elder G. W. Hunt of
St. Albans spoke rt the Methodist Church
S indny. Saturday evening the quarterly
confidence of the society was held.
C, S. Gleed of Topeka, Kans., has
Joined his wife nt tho homes of Mrs.
Iaura Gleed nnd Mr. and Mrs. II. C.
FRlt, Miss Hculah Knenland enter
tained 20 of her pupils Saturday af
ternoon at tho homo of Mr. and Mrs.
K. K. Hndley. They were given a
"candy pull." Miss Kneeland passed
Sunday nt her home In Johnson. Mr.
and Mrs. H, II. Olmstead were guests
Sunday of tho hitter's father, W. D.
Hyde, In Fast Hardwlck. Mr. and
Mrs. C. A, Gilo were entertained Sun
day In St. Johnsbury by Mr. nnd Mrs.
Harry Cross, Miss Ruby I'ramo pass
ed Sunday with her parents in Fast
Klmore. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hamilton
of Salisbury were quests over Sunday
of Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Cheney. Miss
Alien Sullivan was at tho homo of bet
parents In Hardwlck Sunday. Fv It,
Rartlett passed Sunday In Woodsvllle
N, H. K. II. Vancor nnd daughter
passed Sunday with rolativcs In Bur
llngtnn. Harold Fisher, who had been
ill a week, returned Monday to the
IT, V. M Burlington. Tho basket ball
game Saturday evening between the
K. K. K.'s of Hardwlck and tho Al
pha Thota Phi boys resulted In n scoro
of 1.1 to 12 in favor of tho homo teum
Miss Laura Lnrawny of Johnson
visited hor parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alec
Laraway, over Sunday. Mr. and Mrs
Frank Start of Joffcrsonvlllo were
guests over Sunday of Mr. nnd Mrs
E. H. Hlndes. John Brooks has fin
ished work In tho Mould & Davis stone
sheds and went Monday to Montpol
Icr, Mrs. H. C, Crano passed Monday
In Hyde Park with her sister, Mrs.
Harry Noycs. MIbs Laurnetto Gates
of Cambridjro visited Mr, anil Mrs. K,
H. Hlndes Sunday. F. J, Iloynton and
Walter Smith havo finished work in
tho Mould & Davis stono sheds,
JUajrJJm Welnmann returned Monday
from Wolcott. Arthur J. Sincere trtnt
to St. Johnsbury Monday.--F,. II.
Hindus was nl homo from Fairfield
over Sntiduj, Miss Grucc Dutlle of
the Boston & Maine telephone exchange
was the guest of Mrs. A, H. Chaffee
and Miss Bell Barrows Sundny. Mrs.
Walter D. Grout of Worcester, Mass.,
who has been nt the home of her par
ents, Mr, and Mrs, Georgo W. Doty,
called here by the Illness of her
mother, returned homo Monday. Mls-s
Allco Towle went to Greensboro Mon
day, called there by the Illness of her
sister, Mrs. Alvnh A. Hill. Mrs.
Henry Small returned Monday from
the Mary Fletcher hospital, Burling
ton, accompanied by Mr. Small, who
went to Burlington Saturday.
Mead Boniliard and Roslno Lapnn,
both of Morrlsvllle, were married hero
Saturday evening by tho Rev. C. C.
St. Claire.
Mrs. I. .1. Cabot of Hartlnnd Is vis
iting her sister, Mrs. D. W. Rodgers.
The condition of Mr. and Mrs. Rodgers
Is slightly Improved. Samuel Stone
of Johnson visited his daughter, Mrs.
Ilnnnah Taylor, Monday, accompanied
by his granddaughter, Eveline. Stone.
Miss .Martina Terrlll returned to
her school In Johnson Monday. II. H.
Beardsley went to Jefferson vlllo Mon
day. II, J, Piper of Greensboro came
Monday night to see his brother, A. J.
Piper, who Is seriously III. Mrs. II.
B. Daniels of Barton is visiting Mr.
Daniels's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John
Daniels. George II. Terrlll left Tues
day on n trip to Rlehtoril, Newport
anil Coventry to address meetings In
the Interest of the board of agricul
ture. Mrs. W. J. Spencer passed
Tuesday In Hardwlck. A. B. Austin
left for Bangor, Me., Tuesday. Mr.
at,-! Mr. .;. .;. sniowny went Tuesday
to West Somervllle, Mass., where they
will visit her sister. Mrs. G. A. Miles,
and mother. Mrs. Josephine Flsk, ex
pecting o be absent for two weeks.
F. 12. Bowman of Kssex Junction was
In town Tuesday. A. W. Mears was
In Hardwlck Tuesday. F. .7, Boyntou
will go to llanhvlck, where he ha
employment. Mrs. Hrwin Lllley of
Hyde Park was In town Tuesday.
The Woman's club will meet Mondav
with the president, Mrs. N. II. Blair.
Miss Cora L. Braekett of Boston Is
parsing a short vacation with her par-
rmt., .r. aim .Mrs. s. R. Br ickett.-K.
M. Davis returned from Boston Tuesday.
Mrs, Albert Ferrln of Montpeller Is a
guest of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Flsk. M-.
and Mrs. M. P. Maurice were in John
son Tuesday night, Mr. .Maurice as D.
D. G. C. K. of P. being called there in
Install the ofllcers of the local lodge. L.
ii. iamp'iero and son. Carroll, went to
Montreal Wednesday, the young man to
enter tho Royal Victoria hospital. Mr?.
Dclbert Warren of Hardwlck visited her
b.other, Walter C. Ward, Wednesday. -
Mrs. John Woodworth was in St. Johns
bury Wednesday. W. M. Clark of Hard
nick visited in Morrlsvllle Wednesday.
Carroll Nichols, who has visited his
grandmother. Mrs. S. 'I. Phelps, left
Wednesday for West Charleston before
returning to his work in Bridgeport,
Conn. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Ward went 'a
Johnson Wednesday to attend the fu
neral of their grandfather. Jonathan
Townsend. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Mudge.t
of Cambridge were guests Wednesday of
Principal and Mrs. W. A. Beelie, J, H.
Patch and Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Patch of
F.etcher were guests Wednesday of Mr.
James M. Kelley. .Miss M. 1-2. Casey .if
Burlington came Wednesday to care for
H. B. Freeman, who suffered a shock of
paralysis Tuesday. Bliss Fairbanks, the
young son of Mr. and' .Mrs. W. W. Fair
banks, Is 111 with bronchial pneumonia.
A good number from adjoining towns at
tended the Masonic district meeting here
Wednesday. Mrs. O. I,. Woods Is visit
ing in Cambridge. The Woman's club
will meet with the president, Mrs. N. B.
Blair, Monday at her invitation for a
social afternoon,
'. Fred Campbell makes the following
report for the yea 1007 of the gross re
ceipts from a farm of 2i acres on which
were kept eight cows, two of them two-yrir-old
helfi rs: For butter sold, JID0.U;
pigs anil fat hogs. $1H.CG; calves,
$12.f); beef cow, J30.00 sugar from 110
buckets, tfi7.2Tl: total, $722.33. Tho con
dition of Miss Susie Hlgelow re
main.? aliout the same. A son was born
January IS to Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Spauld-
Ing. Miss Nellie Cota has returned to
her home In Fayston o.i account of Ill
ness. Mrs. C. A. Riley Is HI with the
grip. The Congregational Ladles' Aid so
ciety held a thimble bee nt Mrs. P,
iJ. Pike's Wednesday p. m. Little Mildred
Patterson nt W. I,. Demerrltt's Is quite
ill with whooping cough. J. L. Tnmlin-
son attended the funeral of his son In
12 lore Sunday. Mrs. J. G. Tomllnson h
111 with the grip. Tho Methodist Worn
nn's Foreign Missionary society will
meet with Mrs. Flora Blodgett thN
afternoon. C. P. Scrlhner has sold 1M
acres of his home farm to Mr. Burns of
New York. F.dwlu Tatro, who Is now
carrying on the farm, 111 move to Ba-
kerslleld March 1. Julia, the elder daugh
ter of the Rev. H. A. G. Abbe, Is 111 with
whooping rough. The Young People's
fraternity of I'nlty Ch;rch has elected
tho following officers: President, Bar
bara Burt; vice-president, Raeburn M"
Mahon; secretary, Healey Bashaw; treas
urer, Mabel Carr; executive committee,
Jesse Moody, .' ngle Harris and Marjorle
Burt. The subject of the sermon at
I'nlly Church Sunday nornlng by the
Rev. Mrs. Abbott will be "Worship";
evening topic, "God the Creator."
There will be a game of basket ball
Saturday afternoon between tho "ower
vlllngo team and the "dwarfs.''
Wayne. Hurt was hit on the mouth by
the end of a flying skid while loading
logs Tuesdny forenoon, receiving a
severe gash on tho lip. Edmund Wells
Is driving a novel turnout these
days. Having a six months' colt brok
en t harness, ho has constructed a
slelghbody of appropriate size making
a complete little team. Tuesday even
ing tho second entertainment in tho
Mountain Trio." Tho next number In
the lecture course, it Is expected will
bo a lecture, by the Hon, Joseph A, De
Itoer February 11. While playing with
his little sister at the home of their
father, L. S. Petusln, nt tho Forks
Tuesday evening. Rev Peterson was
hit on the temple by the child's foot
wllh such force that ho was uncon
scious and In grent distress until a phy
sician could bo summoned, ills condi
tion was then relieved nnd ho Is now
comfortable B, G. Godfrey, who Is
recovering from pneumonia, Is ablo to
bo about I ho house. Stafford Board
man has recovered from a recent at
tnck of pneumonia nnd hns resumed
his studies In tho high school.
Miss Bcnath Soulo nnd sister of Fair
field wero recent guests of Mr. nnd Mrs.
F. L. Start. Mr. and Mrs. Truman
Whltcoinh havo sold their Rockland
farm to Mnreton Hawley and have, gono
to Boston, Mass., to llvo.-MIss Carrlo
Weinman has returned homo from Mor-rlsvllle.-Mr.
and Mrs. J. W. Green, who
havo passed tho winter In Iodl, Cnl
aro expected homo soon.-Tho leap year
supper served by the gentlemciv last
week Tuesday evenlns lu tho chorch
parlorB drew a good house. After sup
per Mm. S. h. Ballard rave a detorlptlon
of her recent trip to the raclfto coast,
which wes listened to wltn mucn in
terest. Tho receipts were $25. Tho Rev,
II. E. Hnrned held a service at tast
Cambridge. Thursday nlrht nnd at
Wate.rville Sunday afternoon. He will
hold a service at South Cambridge Fri
day evening.-Mrs. H. S. Ballard has re
turned to Montpeller. Mr. nnd Mrs.
Frank Start passed several days In Fair
field tho past week.
V. It. t.nl,r,o I,-- .unveil to Ills Ho-
ward farm. Lclghton nnd Harold Thom
as of Cambridge visited their sisicr, jirs.
Ralph Wells, Sunday -Plummor Fletch
er and Miss Kstella Putman were united
In marriage Jnnuary 15. Mrs. btcn.a Kir
by is nt homo from Burlington for a
few days. Mrs. S. It. Manchester, Mr3.
Lewis Carpenter nnd Mrs." Hiram Mann
nro critically 111.
Huch Tomllnson, eon of Mr. nnd Mrs.
J. O. Tomllnson of Stowe, died nt his
home here Friday of pneumonia nt tho
affc of 2S years. He leaves a wife nnd
one son, a father nnd mother. The fun
eral was held at tho Methodist Church
at eleven o'clock Sunday. The. minister
was the Rev. K. J, Ird of Johnson nnd
Interment was made at Hydn Park.
Thoso from out of town to attend tho
funeral were his father and mother, Mr.
and Mrs. J. G. Tomllnson of Btowe, Mr.
and Mrs. S. A. Griswold Of Johnson,
Mr. and Mrs. Hayford of Eden, Mr. and
Mrs. C. A. Tomllnson of Stowe, Mr. nnd
Mrs. Marfleld of llcn. Mr. Chester
Ward while working In the woods Satur
day cut his left eve badly. Mr. and
Mrs. Martin Grlwold and three children
are all III with pneumonia. Edward Col
hy Is a little better.- Ilnry Atkins Is no
better. The Rev. E. W. Hunt of St.
Albans, presiding elder, field quarterly
meeting services at tho Methodist
Church Sunday at 1:3) p. m.
Miss Leslie passed Sunday with Mr. nnd
Mrs. Klbllng. William Parson is passing
several weeks with his mother. Mrs. W.
Gomo of Cloverdalo spent Friday with
her sister, Mr.s. A. A. Cady. Miss Ihv
Jnckson Is the guet of her brother,
R Jackson. Mrs. G. it. .ewton and Mr.
Charles LaBounty wro In Burlington
Saturday. Mrs. F. Reynolds has been
confined to the house by Illness the past
week. Miss Reba Gray Is slowly recov
r 'ng from her long illness. Mrs. J. Ray
more Is passing several days at Jeffer
sonville. Mrs. C. Mncorr.bcr and Mrs. W.
Burns wero In liurilrjrton Friday. Mrs.
Clyde Hulburt of Middlebury is the
guest of her aunt, Mrs. P. A. Storey
Mr. and Mrs. P. P. MeClure visited nt
Jeffersonville Monday Ira Morse dislo
cated his elbow last, week by being
thrown from a sled TI. H. Reynolds
passed Sunday nt P Albans. Mrs. W.
H. Grlswold died Monday after a long
Mrs. Blanche Collins went to the hos
pital at Burlington Thursday, where she
had a successful operation performed and
Is doing finely. Mr. Cowcn has bought
a house at the Mills of B. B. Blake and
moved his family there. Mrs. Lamson
of Hlnesburph Is caring for her daugh
ter, Mrs. W. I Bennett, whose condi
tion remains about the samo. Mrs. San
born has gone to Newport for a few
weeks with her daughter, Mrs. Gilchrist.
Tho Ladles' Dorcas society has voted
to purchase $20 worth of good books, to
be placed In the Sunday school library
at the Mills for the use of tho ladles' so
ciety and tho Sunday school. Alberta
Adams has gona to Johnson to work.
Mrs. Sarah Lunt is stopping with her
son, Orlin. Mr. Craven, the boss at tho
mines, ha.s moved his' family there from
Virginia. Mr. Copeland is to give up tho
mines boarding house as Mr. Galllgher
intends to manage It himself.
The dwelling house of Joseph Oen
eress, on what Is known ni the Splller
farm, was destroyed by fire Saturday
morning at half past live. Mr. and
Mrs. Genercss were up nbout three
o'clock with a sick child, They wero
later nwakened to find tho kitchen In
flames. The family made their escape
from the bedror.ni window taking very
little with them, a portion of the
household goods on the first floor were
saved. The loss Is partially covered by
Insurance. A party of civil engineers
were here Friday surveying and tak
ing elevations looking toward the re
moval of the two grade crossings in
the village Gnrge P. Foster Post,
O. A. R., No. 55, held installation of
officers Jointly with tho W. R. S. Satur
day. G. A R orrleers follow: Post
commander, 12. C. Mann; S. V. C A. A.
Whiting; .1 V. C, C. C. Fisher; Q. M..
r. R. Mnrs: chaplain, E. C. Mann;
adjutant, M. J Leach, surgeon, S. C.
Whlttemore; delegate to department
encampment, N' K. Jones. Tho W. R.
C. Installed the following officers;
President, Georgia B. Morse; S. V. P.,
Mary W. Tlllotson; J. V. P., Emma
A, Wheeler; secretary, PerslH A.
Gowen; treasurer, Ifattlo E. Hubbell;
chaplain, Minnie Perkins; conductor,
Gertrude M. Wheeler; guard, Ellen A.
Boyce; color bearers, Orpha A. Bradley,
Frances Kimball, Hattle J. Wheeler,
Julia A. .M''Kinstry. Quarterly meeting
service was heh at the Methodist Epis
copal Church Sunday evening. The Rev.
O. W. Hunt preached the sermon fol
lowed by communion. Miss Mary L.
I'orr has recovered sufficiently to re
sumo work at the Fife store. Georgo
King was here from North Montpeller
over Sunday -William Bridges Is re
covering from an attack of pneumonia.
Grip and hard colds aro qulto pre
valent. The Grnngo has rented tho
Woodmen's hall nnd will hold meetings
Monday ivenlng Mr. and Mrs, Georgo
Colbeth ind Mrs, Elizabeth La Fleur
went to Albany the first of the week.
The two youngest "hlldren of R. M.
Hubbell are III A. A. Goodrich of
Hardwirk visited his daughter, Mrs.
H. A. Parker. Tuesday
At the meeting of tho Good Templnrs
Friday evening several names for mem
bership were acted upon. Initiation will
take place Fr'.Jay evening when mem
bers f i in Barrel and Montpeller will bo
present Mrs. William Bishop bus re
turned to Gaysvlllo nftcr a week with
her daughter Mrs, Amsden, Xtrs. Edna
Fairbanks vls ted Mrs. 12. E. Fish of
Richmond Inst week. Miss Gertrude Tre
tisn entert lined Miss Mabel Thomson
nnd Chnrl. Tafo 0f Nashua, N. 1I over
Sunday. Mrs Wi 5Ii Gladding hos re.
turned fr,.m a week In Montpeller. W.
J. Blodgitt passed Sunday with Ills fam
II . Ho Kurks In White ltlver Junction.
Mrs. Hllvcrthori and daughter of North
flold were m town Saturday, Miss Kath
erlno D unison has returned from a
mmth with her sister, Mrs, John It,
Spring, In Nashua, N. H.
Tho remains of Mrs. Mary Fleming,
wife of j0i, viomlnR of Sharon, wore
brought from South Roynltoil Monday
A Week of Extraordinary
Fur Selling
Three Jays more and the chance to secure the
finest, roost reliable Furs at near half the worth will
have passed. Those who are interested in Furs, expect
to purchase now or even a year later should not miss
this opportunity. The Store s guarantee as to highest
degree of merit goes with every item. The very kinds
upon which the Fur department has built its reputation:
Beautiful matched sets of Eastern Mink, Hud
son s Bay Sable, Lynx, Baum Martin, Squirrel, Per
sian Lamb, Sable Fox and Ermine.
In separate Muffs there are some very excep
tional values.
$42.00 Mink Muffs at $27.50
48.00 " " " 30.00
24.00 Golden Beaver Muff8 " 15.00
12.50 Sable Fox Muffa " 7.50
30.00 Sable Fox " " 17.50
25.00 Natural Lynx Muffs " 15.00
18.50 Natural Ra ccoon Muffs " 12.50
9.50 River Mink Muffs " 4.75
60.00 Alaska Seal Muffs " 42.50
50.00 Ermine Muffs " 25.00
50.00 White Fox Muffs " 35,00 ,
Gray Squirrel Sets
Scarf and Muff to matcli, $13.50 instead of $25.00.
Mink Scarfs
$7.50, $14.00, $15.00, $17.50, $20.00, $25.00, $26.00 to
$110.00 eacb.
A. most attractive feature of the
to-day will be the sale of
Belts at 98 cents
One hundred and fifty beautiful novelties from the holiday
season. It will he remembered that this section was one of the
most attractive during the holidays involving a most complete show
ing; of latest effects in fashion, priced from $1.25 to $3.50 and it
is these very belts of which we offer choice to-day
Steel studded leather and elastic ribbon, black and colors that
were $1.50 to $3.00. Leather and silk belts with fine imported
buckles, white, black and colors, ranging in price from $1.25 to
Belts at 25 Cents
The balance of all leather and silk belts at that were sold at
50 cents, black, white and colors.
and taken to the Catholic Church where
mass was said, after which interment
was mad. in the Cntl.oh? cemetery.
Mrs. Fleming, who wis "I years of ace,
1 survived, aside from the husband, by
five children. Pneumonia caused her
death, which occurred r.t the home of
her daughter, Mrs. Elmer Doyle, of
South Koyalton, where she had none to
nurse her Krandchlhlren. I.lnus I,onvens
of OxmbrldRe was at V. I. Spear's Mon
day in behalf of mnplo MiEnr Inter
ests. Mrs. 'A. A. Hill attended the fun
eral of a cousin. Mrs. Van Hill, In Mid
dlesex Monday. Mrs. II D. Banister Is
vlsitinc; her daughter, Mrs. John Itosers,
In Montpeller. The seniors will (rive a
leap year masquerade ball In Grance
hall this evenlncr.Mrs. Frank Dur
ke who was oil M from Pittsfleld
Wednesday by the Illness of her daugh
ter. Miss Hazel, returned Saturday.
Mrs, W. P. Flint Is having a hard case
of the Krlp. John Trow of Btrre was
In town Saturday. Mrs. George Tucker
man of Boynlton was an over Sunday
guest of Mr. nnd Mrs. Sylvester Clarke.
snow shoe club has been organized
with a membership of S3. At the elec
tion of olllcers John I'itnson was chosen
p-csldent, John Tewksbury, vice-president,
and Guy Lamson, secretary and
treasurer. Hrnest Tracy, Genevieve lAim
son and Franklin Salisbury constitute
tha executive committee. At tho first run
taken Tuesday night on Iteservolr hill, a
marshmallow roast was enjoyed. A col
lision between freight trains occurred a
little way from the depot Tuesday. Or
ders were given the trains to meet at
the liwer switch but the engines collided
which resulted In No. 417 losing Its pilot.
Hitr- Tllson attended the 'funeral of
his grandfather, Francis Ducheney, in
Bmlntree Monday, Mr. Ducheney died
f-om erysipelas Saturday at the ago of
S' years. George Flint was In North
Hartlnnd yesterday to aid in tho organiz
ation of a Grange there. To-morrow he
will attend tho Installation of v-tneers In
West Topsham. Granville Barnes Is very
ill with pneumonia. Mrs. II. W Allen of
Gaysvlllo visited her parents, :"r. and
Mrs. B. A. Fl i Tuesd iy. Mrs. N. T.
Abbott of Brookflcld Center, who has
been spending a few days with Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Mason, has gone to Proc
tor to visit her son, W, P. Abbott. Mrs.
Ida Mann Is entertaining Mrs. G. W.
Boyce nnd daughter, Miss I .a urn, of New
York. Miss Frances Wnrner, second as
sistant in the high school, 13 111 with
the grip.
Tho marriage of Miss Gertrudo Trerlse,
only daughter of Mr. nnd Mrs. J, J, Tro
rlso nnd Klwm Scott of Barro took placo
nt the home of the bride's parents hero
Sunday evening at 7:30 o'clock. Tho Hev.
Frnser Metzger was tho olllctatlng
clergyman. A few friends and relatives
vero present. Mr. Scott Is a lawyer nnd
tho homo of the newly wedded pair will
bo Barre. They left Monday for a few
days' stny In Boston.
Bishop Fvnns Is working for C. H,
Taft. . ndrew K, Fltts, a recent gru I
unto of a Montpeller bmlness school has
ii position In the department storo of D.
D, Moulton.
A son was born to Mr. nnd Mrs. Frank
Hardy Janurry 13. Mrs. Haul Brock
has been having a vacation from her
duties as clerk In the store of Mrs. C.
II. Curtis, and was at her home in West
Newbury last week. Miss Abble .' -cry
who has been with her mother, Mrs.
William Avery, at Fast Hardwlck, Is
with Mrs. A. i:. Hale. Mrs. I. H. Nyo
f tho guest of her daughter, Mrs. .5. II.
Steel, at West Haven, Conn. Neal Beat
tie of Norwich I'nlvc-slty visited his
brother, Carl, tho fir't of the week.
Mrs. F. B. Capper his .-eturned to Bos
ton, Mass. Arthur Gove was Injured
Thursday by young people who wero
sliding down hill. The boy was standing
with his back to the sleds and was hit
just above the anVle but no bones were
broken. -Miss Hvn Hunt Is the guest of
her brother, A. B. Hunt, and family at
Lebanon, N. II., for a few days.
Mrs. George D. Ifyzer Is ill with 'n
tlammatory rheumatism and was I ike'i
to tho Handolph sanitarium Siturd.ty
M. I.. Washburn started for his heme 'n
California Tuesday. The first blizzard of
i tho season came Sunday. New maps
havo been supplied lo the district schools,
' Carl Pierce Is 111 with the grip. Miss
Fdlth Crraves Is visiting her sister, Mr.
II. F. Sprague. The most of the mem-
hers of George ISrlgham's family are ill
". "v
I Mrs, Ha.gar has moved to Barton.
William Wlgg'ns has returned fiom
Poterboro. Mr. and Mrs, Booth havo re
turned from Indiana. John Flemrning
died last week Wednesday and was
burled Saturday at tho Center. Eva
Uoblnson has been .uito sick but Is now
better. Tho new lodge of the Jr. O. V.
A. M. met Monday evening and Installed
officers. Mrs. Wallace Spencer Is Im
proving, Bert Dunham nnd Carroll Alex
ander each lost a horse last week. Tho
Hev. Henry Howard was called away
last Snturday on account of tho serious
Illness of his mother,
Joseph Hlmer Wllkslilrc nnd Julia
Taylor wero married January II nt St.
IsnntlU3 Church by tho Hev, Joseph
Word has been received from Stono
! ham, Mass., that Mr. and Mrs, Carroll J.
Powers, formerly of this town, nroJ tha
parents of a daughter, born January It!.
On account of Illness, Miss Zana Barro
Is at homo from Johnson, whero sho ii
attending tho noimal school. Mrs. Kill
Curtis was In Hlchford a few days last
week as the guest of the Kev and Mr.
,1 H Wallace. Mrs. Kimball of Barton
Is the guest of her brother, H, I" Win
chester -Mary Olive Besoau, wife of Uivl
Tatro, died sudden!) at her homo Satur
day morning, Mrs. Tatro was nbout SI
years of ago nnd Is survived by lur hus
band nnd two daughters, Ka ni?ed 1 ,
una an inrant born January 7 Tho fu
ncral was held Monday morning at St
Ignatius Church, tho Uev, Father La
vlgrie o(Ilela"tlng.
Th- Interior of 11. C. Lov l t.d s s'om
Is being demodeled nnd hull' iyr L
C. Bliinrhurd has returmd fr i , viral
weeks In tho Northwesi. M IticI,
will finish work for the n, '. n i-r , t
Co., February 1 and T. f f n p, u
iormcr resident but laldy . .,, i h
tho Norwood Press In N': a i 1,
will take his place. fj. f,rK, ):, , i,a
sold h"-i fish inn r lift ' i ("1 -nl - 1 r. w
Will take inrn- sloi hnrx fl i 1
wor. mow storm ' ' ! i , (
over here Tlinr-da V t. i lt. rn
lertnliimeni was gl . ii m I ,' (" -f ;n
tlor.ul Chureh pnrb r i -l.h,-- , , , , . ,
supper, ;ro p, ,,pi0 - , i T q
f'ainp nnd family , n 0 I , ,' t
Cnmn block on Sec, il str r
A very nn --ddod j?,ni of t t v,,i
wiik playtd Siturda at th A idrrrhid
between the Barton Lind'm.' hn teum
nnd Newport high, t' r imi wi r ( S2
lo IS. The opera hoi-.. vr r wd I to
Its full enpielty Ft'itdi. rn a to
hoar Victor's V e thm '.an I Mrs
Laura Sturtexant Mel, lejiv . w t,rr
passing a few weeks ,n imr- ' p cj
In stopping with her nun'. M l T
Wright.-Mrs. .1. W. Holurnnlt nvl t
of Colebrook, N. H., an u--' Mrs
K. A. Stewart. Mrs. H.im S ,i t of
Iiebe Plain insfoil Seidn.- . ' w
.Miss Mamie Heritor', who ha n I
for a few days, hns rrmm.-d ' r w:k Ii
the New England t ihnr, r.ff r lu
Beerworth is suffer'i r from a, , a U 1
blood poisoning, en .- d bv riir;
his hand. Mr. Ibeticrth ! mi
In Stanstmd and at lnt r-' rt iv r.
proving. A. F. Stone, e.ii.r t s
Johnsbury Caledonian, ad In s, d
Men's club Sunday cvm s' n r
Effeclent Lire." The reC( t sn.wa"
made logging good nnd lire r ,s tr
constantly arriving at the ' m '
Mrs. Henry Major, wh,, ; 1 -n 11 for
borao time, died Monday.
Ten inches of snow f-'l S'.t i-day
night. It was II bel'.v. z r, s mdav
morning and 22 below - r i even
Ing. Fddlc, the six-vr r I "of
Mr. anil Mrs. Alvnh HIM .1".' M-.rp,
morning after a few I r' ,
with appendicitis. Judg. ; W t- m
son nnd Mrs. S. E. Mr , r i i
Craftsbury nnd Mr. and M J 1
Wyllo of Glover were in t"wn I'' la
to attend Mr. Black's f trnrr.il 1U r
Patterson stepped on a wire r al s it
urday and It went nearly throus, i h
foot. Everything Is being d. nr f r
him but tho foot Is swollen b. diy ir i
very painful The ; ir o'd Mil
of Mr. nnd Mrs. Genrtre ; Igrrs
fell from a high cl. ,r Hint!
nnd seriously Injured l.i so. re -The
Hev. Mr. Tupper was U' b'r t
como to Greensboro Sunday rrorrdro
nnd there wero no servi cs ut trV
Congregational Church. Tie- P.e
John Hood Is detained at his ben e
Cambridge, .Mass., by Illness i.nl ri
service has been held at the
torlan Church for three Surdavs T
Hev. II. J. Barton came from J htisi'i
to attend Thomas Black's funeral Fr,
day afternoon.
The four years' old daughUr rf M
nnd Mrs. Illnklcy of Stowe was strlck
with a severe cold Sunday and In tho
early evening tho glands In her throat
commenccil swelling. Eiervtl. ng nossi-
blo was done for tho little one b 't '
no avail She choc "cd nr l r - I irnv
about midnight. X. A. Hnss 1 t t
barn on his farm Wcdnes !t.y m r-,
by fire, together with tl.rc r , 1 '
tie. n largo quantltv of l r l ,
iage, and some farrn'ng to '
S.(vi insurance Jl.pYi. Th t mrr
Edward Hill was held W. dr.
Hev. It. J. Barton of John . . .
Elmer Holmes is .! k v th M, gr n
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Wh e! r ' t . I i
been sick but are impr r
neighbors of .Mr. and M' - 'j
llss, who recently mi" i r
Canada, gave them a v -
night when nbout 00 git'.' 1 t r
home. But Mr. and Mr- r wr
not caught napping an 1 I i 1 fr -ready
and with enke and - ' luj
brought hy the ladles ml Mr ir ter
homo-made candy thore was a frast tit
for anyone.
The Graham ,fc Skinner -v ', ?t ,rt-
ed up with a small tunc i T
meeting of the official 1." ir 1 w 1
in tho vestry of the Mrt; r i.
Saturday. Mrs. Minda C ,iii.h o
rmito ill. Mrs. Kate Thij'r w s r
ous Illness was imntiou, ! t tie
improving. The donation T -1 i
llth was a sue".-- ev. t
The net i r .- n re ,P" D'' J S
Ulbby wax 'i' ! t N w Y.ek
by the de.it' . 1 Mot - M '
duke it Mi.r ' ii tonsi r s r
Hnn-en is '. ' ir -,s
Erie had i"- - - erio!.
last week tin' .in'T' ' I'ion m-
The State board of r u'r. ,
sloners met at the offUe f O S i
Tuesday and ncjed u; on t j '
of the town of Troy fm !' i v r r
of the Manuel crossing A: '
mlssloners were pn-ser.t r -r
was that the crossing 1" ' a"
underpass substituted to pi In " t
angle of the C. P. i llro.id track
the highway b- . bang. 1 i t r'hir
side thereof sn t it it the p..nt r t,
pass thorn shaii i . di-tann f '
least 100 fett clear bser it.r t sp..i
that the work be tompl.t. i l f
railroad by September 1 mi ti it it
benr C.'i per cent, of th. wlo'e rs
pense, the State l.i per cert ml t
town 1ft per cent. The expense s es
tlmatcd nt J7.000.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Edwurd 1d l r nvc r-
turned from tho West, wli, rc I ) wr
porno three enrs ago. Dur r g their ab
sence they have spent some time in Van
couver. They havo seen the mercury ')
degrees below zero since they wmt away
and think Vermont Is not oiiden
placo In the I'nlted Stat, s Mrs II v
Marvin Is II! with the grip 1 nth "
Wllley, who returned the last of lap'
week from Bellows Falls, whero he a'
tended a meeting of teh phono ofllcla's
Is now mulcted with the grip Edwari
Hastings, who Is In a hospital at Mon
treal, reports that surgeons there do not
think it necessary to perform nn opera
tion upon his log, but expect to be abM
to effiict a euro by other means -Mrs
Marvin Morau Is at West Derby helping
care for her sister, K.ito Spear, who u
very low ami can live but a few days -The
ladles of the Baptist society held a
social In the vestry Friday evening Ov r
$7 w.u taken. Owing to a very seve-o
storm Thursday evening, tho nudlen-'
that greeted the Hon. Frank Plumley
was not large Those present reported i
fine lecture.
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