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THE BURLTNGTON FREE PRESS : THURSDAY. APRIL 0. 1008,
HAPPENINGS IN VERMONT (Continued from 3rd Time.) work. Ono treo In O. A'. Adams'a sunur place has yielded IB pnlls ol! sap thlM season. C. S. Spauldliu; lias pur chased the Cnmlcy plnco near Moscow of Alonzo Jennings. Ono hundred and s'zty dog; licenses havo been Issued lty the town clerk. Tho money orders taken from tho postofllec by tho burg lars wcro numbered from 1S.S02 to 19.000 Inclusive. Tho only way they ran ho used Is giving nn order to un suspecting Individuals who upon pre senting them at the money order otlleo will flii ! thrtn worthless. A clew to the robbers might thus bo obtained. Atr and Mrs. F.lmer J. Houston havo jrone to Cleveland, Ohio, where. Mr. Houston will have a position In 11. H. Gale's dry Roods store. Mm. IIouston'3 sister Miss F.lvlrn Oalo, nrrompanled them to Schenectady, N. A'., where sho will vl-lt her sisters, Mrs. K. K, Hil lings and Miss Polly Onle. lellx and Ralph Sherbul, who have been In Stowo for a few days, left Monday for Iowa where they havo employment. Mrs. riora Wodgott Is visiting In Bur lington. She will Join her daughter In T'ppcrlnkc, Cnl., the last of tho tr.inth. Tho Sunday school Instltuto nt the Congregational Church TucBday was an Interesting and helpful meeting, Papers were read upon "The Problem of Sun day School Attendance" by Miss Viola Jtnsscll; "Teaehers," the Rev. J. 0. Angell, "Administration." H. A. Mills; "IJxtc nslnn." tho Itnv. IT. A. 1. Abbe; The ASnrk of the Slat, Association," tho Rev K. M. Tuller general secretary. Officers elected for the township associa tion wcr. : President. It. A. Mills; vice president, A. T. Smith; secretary and treasurer, Miss Kllon Stearns; super intendent, Mrs. Alice A. Raymond. Mrs. Cora Morrison of AVntorbury Center la nt C. F. Kddy's this week. Miss Nellie Sargent Is visiting In Hurllngtnn. Mr, nnd Mrs S IT. Warren are moving to tho home of Mrs, AVarrcn's mother, Mrs. J. O. Tnmllnson. At the meeting of tlin Cemetery association Tuesday afternoon. It was voted to discontinue monthly meetings during the summer Monday and Tuesday G. AA. Attains gathered I'M JC-quart pa'ls of sap from SW buckets. The subject of sennon at t'nlty Church Punday morning by tho raptor will be "The I.ovn of Jesus." A Cat hollo ser vice will be held at tho Akeley Memorial building at 10:30 a. m. Sunday, conducted by the v siting priest in aterimry -Miss Nnncy Kaiser of Manchester, N. IT will remain In Stowo n.s housekeeper fur her brother. S H. Kaiser. Mr. and Mrs Henry Sanborn are occupying a b ne ment In the Spauldlng block. WATERVILLE. J V. Sterns was In lloston and K. TI. Shattmk In Rurllngton last week. Silas Baker of New Hampshire Is stopping a few dns with his sister, Mrs. II. H. Hill. Mrs Thomas Taxman of Berkshire Js stopping for a few weeks with her Fon, T li. I'axman. Mrs. A. ). Stock well Is nt the Mary Fletcher hospital, Ilurllngton, for medical treatment. The Ttev George C. Westcnt of AA'atorbury Center spent the past week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. 1. P.. AVestoot. MrM. Lam a Jane Cheeney has returned n i I' r' ngton where she has been w ' ' lib ee, Mrs. M. J. Barnes, UrrOh' the winter. Mirk Stevens has brought suit against t Vr c 1'kss for libel setting the dam n ri i.' five thousand dollars. On Fobru t ' Ms paper published the report of n 1 it c.amhrldgo, where the Humano 'v ' ad prosecuted this Mark Stevens T news retort gave the evidence and (I t- ,t Stevens was found guilty of c ;t . ir, bis iin'mals. Mr. Stevens call ed on 'is and slgne( a statement, which nnnoare 1 n the next Issue of the Free Jr hp i 'id gave his side of tho ease. I" t ' rl.a it is stated that tho pl.ain t'ff. V 'W Is a good, true, honest, Just nnd fait' fu! Inhabitant of this State, and ns surh hns always behaved and con ducted v mself and until the publication In tho Tree Press, said Stevens wns al ways reputed, esteemed, nnd accepted by and am-ngst all his neighbors, and other good ard worthy Inhabitants of this State to whom he was In any wtso known to be a person of good name, fame, and credit, and whereas tho F.aid Stevens hath not ever been guilty, or until tho article appeared in the Free Press, been suspected to havo been guilty of cruelty to animals, or any other such crime." The plaintiff claims that because of this publication the tiro Insurance com panies have cancelled his Insurance poli cies and that ho Is now unable to pro cure suitable policies to protect his buildings. Ho further claims that he Is an applicant for admission to tho A'cr mont bar as an attorney and that his chances of admission have been greatly lessened In consequence of the publica tion of the nrtlclo of which ho com plains. The suit Is returnable at the next term Of Lamnlllo county court nnd tho rase will undoubtedly bo an Interesting one. Miss D. Westman returned from West ford Tuesday. A largo number nttended the sociable hold nt Mrs. K. M. Cutting' Wednesday evening. Allen Patterson n 111 teach the school at Pleasant Vnlloy. AV. H Smith nnd B. O. Storey wcro In Fairfax Monday Misses Helena and I-aura Pell Knfford havo returned to llurllngton after several days with friends In town. Miss Hattlo Brown of North AVItllston Is tho guest of her nunt, Mrs. P. A. Storey, Mrs. A. Mead loft for her new homo nt Norlhfleld Thurs day. Her daughter, Kmma, accompanied her, returning Monday. U. O. Storey re turned to Johnson Monday. WOLOOTT. Mrs. Myra AVIng of St. Johnsbury wns the guest of her niece, Mrs. C. K. Has kell, over Sunday. Mrs. Iouls Charette Is suffering from a severe attack of rheumatism. Mrs. F. B. Morso went to Jericho to visit her brother, L. J. Bur rows Monday nnd will visit for a week In Burlington. It. II. Parker went to Klme.ro Monday, ulicro he will work for tho Slowo Lumber company. C. 1 Slay- ton has tcntrd his farm on AVcsl hill to C. J. Thomas of Morrlsvllle, who has taken possession. His son, Dana, will tench the spring term of school In that district. Miss Mlnnlo Benson died Frl dav at her home on Town hill after a fe.w days' Illness with pneumonia and heart disease. The funeral was held at the home Sunday afternoon, the Rev. J. H. Wills of the Methodist Church oillcl atlng anil the remains were taken to Shclburne Monday for Interment. MOPJtlSVILLE. A repre'-cnlatlvo of the Vermont vlderr- AVednenlay after vis. ting Mr. nnd Construction compony of Burlington Mrs. .1. J. Billings. Mr. ni.d XIrs. J. K. wns in town Friday, submitting bids I Thnmns gave a sugar pirty Tuesday ur:v d to the visit her parents, Oov nnd Mrs. V A. Woodbury.- S. K. Slovens left Tue dnV for F.nosburgh Falls, ltlchford nnd St. Albans.-Mrs. Ida Churchill went to Bur lington Tuesday to pnss tho remainder of tho wenJt with friends. Fred Stewart has moved to the Sweeney houso on up per Main St. The ltcv. and Mrs. A'. M. Hardy passed Tuesday In Burlington. Miss Uremia Harris Is visiting In Cam bridgeMrs. James M. Kelley visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. It, Patch, In Fletcher Tuesday. Mrs. Arthur Titus of Itardwlck Is visiting her mother, Mrs. Ann Irish. Chauncy Kimball of Wnleott wns hero Tuesday, Mr. nnd Mrs. II. M. Bowby returned to Newport Tipsday. Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Saltmarr.h of Con cord, N, 11., returned homo Tuesday. Mrs. Hmma J. Crosbv of Dorchester, Mass., has sold tho Wheelock houso to C. F. Smith. I). K. Johnso after a six weeks' visit with his hi other, C. J. Johnson, leturned to Warner, N. it., Tuesday. I). 11. Foster of Barre Is tho guest o' his daughter, Mrs. Oeorge Tift. Miss ICthel Utile went to Itardwlck Tuesday after visiting lelatlves hero. Miss Flossie Whltcomb went to Hard wick Tuesday, wheu she has a position In a millinery store. Mlln Oallup Is Im proving rapldlv from his leeent serious Illness, nls mother, Mrs. James Oallup, Is falling each day. Mrs. NelPe Hosford returned to Charlotte AVednesday after visiting her son, Waller llosfnnl. Mrs. Frank Turner, who has visited her sis ter, Mrs. J. J Millings, returned to Barre Wednesday. Tin- Rev. C. ('. St. Clare was in Burlington AVednesday to attend the meeting of the Congregational dub. Mrs. K. J. Bill ngs retuinnl to Bel- KYDE PARK. At about 3:."0 o'clock Saturday morn ing Cnl. McFarland, whofo offlco Is In tho upper part of tho bank building, ob served tho root over tho corner of a dormer window In tho Hotel Pl-oenlx In flames. An alarm was nt once sounded nnd the fire company, under tho direc tion of Chief Knglneer Goohue, prompt jy responded. u no names wcro soon extinguished, but not beforn considerable riamago was done. Tho llro Is supposed to havo caught from a spark from chimney, tho high wind fanning It Into a flame. Charles Swift, who Intends to move soon to Texas, has sold his herd of famous Guernsey pattlo to II. S. Page, -H. A. Noyes Is recovering slowly from n prolonged attack of bronchitis. EDEN. Tho death of Mrs. Merlbah Father Hyde AVilbur, wlfo of Martin Shattuck occurred from canrcr Monday. Tho fu neral was held Saturday afternoon, tho Hev Hubert Barton of Cambridge nfflcl natlng. Mrs. Shattuck wns born Decern ber tfi, 1M.1, She leaves besldo her bus band two sons, Merton of California who came a few days before her death, and Harlan of Kdcn. ELMORE. Miss Hsther Bacon went to Barre Saturday to teach school. Lester AVrls by, who visited his father, Charles Wrls by, returned Saturday to Now Haven, Conn. Martin Spauldlng is a llttlo bet ter. AVnlter Spauldlng Is 111 with tho grip. Hums Hutchlns Is 111. Kd ward Fitzgerald moved to Stowo Tuesday vhero he has bought a farm. Carrie atowell Is very ill. Miss Carrlo Jones, jf Hyde Park Is visiting her sister, Mrs. Ernest Grlswold. Miss Isabolla Baylies Is 111. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bailey pass ed Sunday In Hydo Parlt.-C. AVIUchur Is moving to tho houso vacated by Kd ward Fitzgerald. for tiro escapes on the two school buldltiRS. Miss Ada Taylor was en tertained In Johnson Saturday by Miss da Peck. Mrs. Florence 'MoFarlnnd nnd Miss Kittle Boynton returned Fri day from u business trip to New York anil Boston. Mrs. AV. I,. AVhlte, who visited her sister, Mrs. Klla Sllloway, returned to Hardwlok Friday evening. Mrs. Alzlna Kusle. nfter visiting her sister, Mrs. K C. Currier, returned to AVolcolt Friday. Mr. nnd Mrs. Guy llerrlck of Itardwlck, who passed a part of their honeymoon with his par ents, Mr. nnd Mrs. Charles llerrlck, re turned homo Friday. Mrs. K. J. Bil lings of Belvldere Is tho guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Billings. Miss Ksther Bacon left Saturday for Barre whern she will teach school. Mrs. Kllzaboth Thomas was called to Cambridge Sat urday by the Illness of her sister, Mrs. Frank P. Butler. The P.ev. George AV. Tabor was In St. Johnsbury Sunday to preach at the A. C. Church and be gin hH work In the Interest of tho irnference mission The JJov. S. M. Wales, who has moved here from AVnt- erlon, l'. Q., began his work as pastor of the A. C. Church Sunday. Miss Kd na Slayton, Miss Gladys Bedell and Miss Lillian Kendall entertained at their respective homes Friday evening. C. S. Cornell was In Cambridge and Burlington Saturday. Mrs. AV. I. Paul Is entertaining her brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Itlley Bowley of Newport. . Mrs. II. Aller, accompanied by Miss A'ida Grant, passed Saturday and Sun day In Itardwlck at the homo of Mrs. Alier's daughter, Mrs. Alton Little. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Carroll of Keene, N. IT., who have visited their uncle, George AV. Currier, and cousins, Mr. and Mrs Frank Thomas, returned home Saturday. George M. Stiles died Sunday even ing after a long Illness. The funeral was held nt Jericho Center at tho Congregntlonal Church Wednesday afternoon nt ono o'clock. Mrs. Kmma J. Crosby and two sons of Dorchester, Mass., are visiting 'n town K. A. Boss passed Sunday with his mother. Mrs. T. C. Boss, In Underbill. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Saltmarsh of f'oncord, N. U., nre visiting tho hitter's sister, Mrs. O. F. Crowell. Miss Josephine Slayton has returned to Burlington to resume teaching In the Adaim vchool. Henry Puffer of ltlchford Joined his family Saturday and they am visiting Mrs. Puffer's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Camp. George M. Stiles, who died Sunday evening, was born in Jericho April 22, 1S30, and lived there until 1C00, when he moved to Morrlsvlll". Although badly crippled with rheumatism, he was able to ao sumu vwji ,v uulu ir ago last January, lie was taken 111 with tho crip ten uays ago nnn hls death was caused by complica tions following that disease His first wlfo was Ollvo L. Field, whom he married April 4, U52. From this union there were three children, Fiank A- Stiles of Jericho, Henry G. Stiles of Tottenvllle, N. A'., and Mrs. Norrls S. Hansom of Brattleboro. May C, 1SH9, ho married Myra L. Terrlll and three children were born to them, one of whom Is 11 vine, John K. Stiles of Mlddlebury. Besides a wife ho Is survived by three sons, one daughter and eight grand children. Prayer was offered at his lato home Tuesday af- tfrnoon at four o'clock by the Ilrv. C. A. St. Claru and funeral services were held at tho Congregational Church In Jericho Center yesterday after noon at ono o'clock, the Hev. J. K. AA'illlams of Peacham, his former pas tor, officiating. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Hazen of Alburgh, who nro to mnvo cxenlng Hlrnm DndRe U. A'. M., Burlington, AVednesday. ORANGE COUNTY, HANDOLPH. Mrs spent to tho Santprd Slocum houso and caro for Mr. nnd airs. Hlocum, arrived here CAMBRIDGE. Miss Kdlth Storey has been In B irllng ton tho past week Misses Mmjorln Newton nnd Gladys Boss are spending several days with irlends ut Hardwlck, Monday. AV. M. Stephen went to Hardwlck Monday evening, where ho has employment. Mrs. Stephen will remain here. Miss Marion Cornell ot Ji'ffersonvlllo was tho iTuest of Mr. and Mrs. Gustin V.. Smith from Satur day until AVednesday. Arthur Strong returned to tho U. A M., Burlington, Monday. It. J. Isham went to Fast 1'nlrlleld Monday to visit his mother, Mrs. Kunlco M. Isham. Miss Stella Hayford of Johnson returned homo Monday. Mrs. Delbert A arren of Hardwlck Is visiting her mother, Mrs. Unhurt Fulsom. K. C, Kinney went to Randolph Monday. Mrs. Fred AV. Mould is convalescing from n scvero attack of tho grip. K. K. Foster went to Providence, It. I., Monday, where ho expects to remain several months. Mr, and Mrs, Oeorgo Cook returned to Hardwlck Monday after visiting tho latter's parents, Mr, nnd Mrs. A. K. Draper, Miss Dnlsy Lo Baron, who visited her parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. I. N. IeBaron, returned Mon day to Lisbon, N. H. L. O. Thomp. son of Kxeter, N. H., who was called hero to attend the funeral of his brother, returned homo Monday, Miss Rosa Campbell went to St. Johnsbury Monday to visit her nunt, Mrs. A, Cheney. John Stllc.i ot Mlddlebury nnd Frank Stiles of Jericho wcro call ed hero Monday by the death of their father, Goorgo M. Ktlles. Frank Isham, who underwent nn operation at a Boston hospital some weeks ago, returned home Monday, accompanied by his mother and sister, Thoso from out of town, who wcro called hero to attend tho funeral ot Oeorgo M. Stiles, wero Mr. and Mrs. Noirls Ransom of Rrattloboro, Henry (l. Slllci o' Tottenvllle, S' y, MK,, giieille Lnynachiilr of Rutland, Mass, and John K. SUIes Mrs, George M. Powuia went to Burlington Tucsduy to B. A. Durkee and two children Sunday in Bethel. -Miss Olive Sargent hns leturmd lo i'.nston after a two weeks vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. M. S.irgent. Miss Angle King leiurned in Norihlleld Satur day after a few days with relatives. Miss Alary DuBols leturned Saturday from New York. Miss Frances Warner, assistant In the high school, returned Saturday from Mldd'ebury. Miss Kleannr Farrnnd of Bnkeislleld nnd Miss Adeline Grey of Connecticut arrived Sntuiday to assume their dtitle- ns teachers In the primary building. Miss j;in Brownell and Jcs-dc Chrdel, returned Saturday from Pomfrel. Robert Bruce of Sprlng lle'd, Mass., Is sp tiding a few days with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. P. II. Bruce. Mlrs Bernice Brlggs is visiting rilatJves In St. Albans. Mfss Cora Cleveland of Rnxburv Is visiting Miss .Mildred Hutchlns, Miss Lena Miller has .returned to school In Bane, Mrs. Wilson, who has been a few days with her son, M. M. AVIlson, has returned to Bethel. A'lctor Williams of New A'ork is visiting his mother, Mrs. Ira Williams. Mr. nnd Mrs. c. J. Stockwell and family came Saturday from Rochester to reside on South Pleasant street. Mrs. L. M. Brlgham nnd son left Friday for Brook line. Mass., called there bv the serlnui Illness of her mother. Henry AVight of Bethel has decided not to buy tho half Interest of L. C. Drew In the black smith shop of Drew Oney nnd has gone to work for Mr. Lincoln of Bethel. The number of tramps applying to tho sheriff for lodging has been on the In crease of late. Stories of "hard times" brought about by strikes nre the general complaint. In a hearing In State's At torney M. M. AVllson's office Mondav morning a sentence of 40 days nt the county Jail In Chelsea wns passed to John Matthews of St. Albans. Timothy Sullivan of Burlington avid Charles Thompson of Johnstown, N. V.. for vag rancy. The funeral of Mrs. Kunlco Con nolly, widow of Patrick Connolly, was held at the home of her daughter Mon dav morning and Interment made in tho South Royalton cemetery. Mrs. Con nolly died Saturday morning from dropsy after a short but serious Illness, aged years. The deceased Is survived by a daughter with whom she lived, Mrs. C. E. Luce. Miss Maude Bonlleld Is spending a few days with Mrs. A. K. Davenport on her return from Boston to her homo In Northtleld. Miss Luna, youngest daughter of the late Mr. nnd Mrs. John Brown, wns very quietly married Thursday evening to Fred L , son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Grant. Tho ceremony was performed by tho Hev. Frazer Metzger nt tho home of the bride's sister, Mrs. AVnlter Brown. Miss Luclnda Dupuls Js with her ptreuts, Mr, and Mrs. Fnblen Dupuls, having tempor arily given up her position ns composi tor for tho Dickinson Press of Dickin son, N. D. Mrs. William Traev Joined her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fiank Unhurt hero Monday on her way to Windsor to attend tho funeral of her brother, Kd ward Tracy. N. II. Brown of Plttslleld Is visiting his brother, Joseph Brown. Mr. and Mrs, Avllllam Hay mom and son havo returned to Springfield after a few- days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs Joseph Raymore, A'lnrent Dunning of Randolph, Maine, a student In Norwich University has been visiting Mr. nnd Mrs. A. H. Powers. Mr. and Mrs. AV. II. Gladding visited Miss Cora AVhlte In Kssex Junction Saturday. The village schools opened Monday after a two weeks' recess. Joseph Goodhart Is spending bis vacation from Dartmouth College In Newport. Joseph K. Dearlng died Monday after noon at tho sanitarium, aged S7 years, Mr. Dearlng was a life-long resident on tho farm that ho owned at the time of his death In Bethel Gllead. He was very prosperous farmer and a man whose good traits of chniacter are well known In this section. About a year ngo his wife died nnd Inst November he was brought to lb" sanitarium, where ho wa cared for during the breaking down n old nee. Though one of nlno ehllilicn he Is survived now by but one sister Mrs, Luclnda Dyhe, living In Betlu Gllead. He leaves four soils, Joseph , and Albert of Beth. Gllead, George T, Juno term of court. run tunicuo association of tno nign school hns arranged tho following schedule for btiso hall games this season: April 11, Randolph Center at Randolph Center; April is, South Royalton high nt South Royallon: May 1, fipauldlnc high at Randolph; May 2, South Royalton high at Randolph; May 9. Spauldltiff at Barre; May 16, Rockland Academy nt AVcst IelKinon; May 20, AVhltcomb high nt Bethel; May 23, Whltn River Junction high lit AVhlte River Junction; May 2i", Northtleld high tit Northflcld; May V, Northtleld high at Randolph; May -SO, AVhlte River Junction high at Randolph; Mrs. Kdlth (Ru-h), wife of AVIUIam Plrren of this place, died early yester day morning after a number of years of 111 health and three weeks serious Illness with tuberculosis. She was years of ngo and for 1.'. yens a hlRhly esteemed woman In this place. Though not a mem ber, she never hesitated to aid In tlm work of Bethany Church which sho at tended. Aside from tho husband she ti survived by a mother, Mrs. G. I. Mush of Norfolk, N. Y.. threo sons, Wesley of Lowell, Mass., Ilnrlcy of Boston, and Newell of Randolph, seven sisters, Mrs. Nellie MeBoy of Boston, Mrs. II. A, Noble f Tyngsbury, Muss., Mrs. Delia Smith of Buffalo, N. Y., Mrs. Txittlo Klllson of Seder Kdgo, Colo., Mrs. Minnie Baxter of St. Albans. Mrs. Mabel Olds of Norfolk, N, A., and Mrs. Alta Hollls of Lowell, and a brother, Luther O. Bush, of Norfolk, N. A". The funeral will be held Friday afternoon at two o'clock at the home. At the nnnuni meeting nt the Haswell Council, No. 0. It- & S. M.. Tif'day evening the fallowing ottlcors were elected: R. K. Parker, T I. M., L (',. Krskme, D. M.; F. A. Phillips, V. C. AV.: K. T. S.au!t, t-eiurer; AV. A. Mcintosh, teeorder; L. Webb, O.J .T. J. Stimets, conductor; J. D. Decn.son, m.irshnt: the ITev. Homer AVhlte, ehnplaln; A'. K. Kmersen. steward, and J. If. Visit, sentinel A'. I Spear and AV11I Inm Terry were In South Royalton Tues day earring maple sugar AV. K. Rami, Jr.. broke a bone In the llttlo finger on the left band working nt the maple sugar market. -Mrs. Chester AValbrldgo and mother, Airs. Oraes, of Sharon, visited Mrs. Kdnn Chadwiek yesterday. Mrs. Noyce is in Boston receiving treat ment for deafness Mrs AV. B. Avery hns returned to Campion Falls, N. It., after a visit to relitives in town A. W. MncDon.'ibl Is In Lacnnla. N. It., for a few days. George Hunt of Barre was In town ycst"rdny. EAST RANDOLPH. Charles Hyde has bought AA'aldo Rogers's blacksmith ship. Dlx Camp's mill dam went out Friday the same as last year. Miss Florence Newell Is at home from the norm il school quite sick. A. T. Ni If has mover! from South Rovalt.m and bought the David Dyer livery. . H. W. ALLEN & CO. of Randolph Center and Frank M. of Randolph. Funeral services wire held yesteiday nflernoon nt the homo, the Rev, Wcstl.'y Miller of Bethel officiating. Mrs. Imtiel Richmond nnd daughter, Miss AVInnlfred, were In Rurllnglnn Turs day. Mr. and Mth. George Gardner Mrs. Il.ineliett, Mr. and Mrs. Johnson and Mr and Mrs, Dexter have returned to Lebanon after attending the funeral of Mis. Kunlco Connolly. Mr. J- I Mitchell was summoned to Brldgewnier Corners Tuesday bv t ho Illness of her father. Mrs. Charles Ingalls has re turned from Montprller leaving lief mother, Mis, Lucrctla Pearsons, moro comfortable. The Rev. AV. T. Spnrhawl was in AVrst Hartford Monday.-MIss Ada Burroughs has returned from Brattlehoro nnd Boston. Mrs. Chandler aged M years, slipped on tho lee Tuesday morning nnd bndlv brnko one hip """ W. A. Mcintosh has returned from Mont pelier. whern he wns called by the Illness nl 1,1 l.rnllmi- IInvlni!- been Unal'Ifl tO rinds), loon bull on charge of etntutory rnpe nnoii the U-yenr-old daughter of I'M ward l.emeiy of Kas' nruD'tllK Frank Menchnm hns been taken tu Chelsua uJl'l idmuU In count" tall - RANDOLPH CENTER. Herbert Farnswortli. aged about iS years, died Sunduy morning of pneu monia. Mr. Furnswoil'i, who formerly Hud In Bralntrce, bought a place here about a year ago and w is nn Industrious farmer. He leaves a w'fe and live chit dten. The funeral w.is held Tuesday fternoon nt his late residence. There as a large attend?)!' i at the "poverty sociable" given by tl" senior class of the normal school Saturday evening. Re freshments were sorvid and quite a laivi sum of money was rcllzed. Mrs. AV. L. Hebird visited hct s.sters In Barre and Roxbury from Saturd ly till Tuesday. Last year Randolph village put In a culvert at nn expense ot nbout ?10O on street near the line of Randolph town. This spilng It has washed out with a largo amount of sand nround till they have a holo there lare enough to take In common sized house. The village is willing tho town should have the culvert and hole now. all whleii forms n leaning tonic of discussion Miss Alice Hyzer is at her home f"r a week's vacation from her school in New Britain, Conn. The Rev. F. M. Baker of South Royalton Is In town. BRADFORD. Mrs. C. K. Morse and daughter of Or- fnrd, N. II.. were guests of Mrs. L. F. Hale Sunday. L. A. AY heeler has been In New A'ork, cal'ed there by the illness of his father. Miss May Kastman. teacher at Thetford Academy, Is at homo for vacation. Miss Kdlth Cunningham returned to Orange, Mil's., Friday. Mrs. Annie Spauldlng ii visiting her cousin, Mrs. Johnson, in Boston. Miss Lula Kennedy Is taking Mrs. Hp.utldlng's place nt the library this week. Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Hay, Mlrs Sara Parker nnd Miss Inez Rodimon returned from AVash- initton, D. C, Monday. A son, Law rence southard, was born to Mr. and Mrs. A. K. Hnle Thursday. Mrs. AVar- ren Goodwin and daughter of AVInchen- lnn, Mass., nro Hltlng Dr. and Mrs. AVIlson. Mr. and Mrs. Kdgar Hunt, Miss Marcln AVInshlp and Miss Kva Hunt have been guests of A. 13. Hunt nnd family at Lebanon, N. H., this week. Mrs. Charles Re,hettsnn of IVn.icook, N. 1!., Is with her parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. Kills McDilffee. ERAINTREE. D. T. Goodrich has Mulshed work at the AVoodward farm und commenced housekeeping at his place In l'eth. Sev eral from hero wero at Randolph Centei Tuesday to attend tho funeral ot Mr, Farnswortli. Mrs. Mary Boycn and daughter ot Randolph spent Sunday -with her mother, Mrs. AVoodward, CHELSEA. Town Clerk AV, P. Towusend has is sued 1"0 dog licenses tills year. Mrs. Kllen Scales has returned from Wll- llamslown, where she spent the winter at William '.. Pratt's. Krastus B. Dick inson has so'n to A. W. Whitney the tenement house above f'hailes A. Deiw mere's residence known ns the Remii'k pin co. Mrs. Laura Thorne Berry return ed Sunday from n seeral weeks' llt to her daughtor, Mrs. Bertha Gilbert, in B.iruet. Donald Comstock and Ned Hatch are at home fioin D.iilniouth Col- lego for vacation. -Miss Gail Curwln nn 1 Miss Ida Lougco letuniel Monday to the Moody school at Norihlleld, Mass. State Highway Commissioner Charles A. Gales of Fiaiiklin addressed a meeting of county road commissioners nnd se lectmen heie Friday. O. F.iv Allen, fur- iiieily a cleik In tlm J. A. It. Corwjn store, litis bought tho grocery store of Curtis O. Slack A- Son, and took posses- slim Monday. Albert AV. I loyt hss sold Ids South Washington farm and will mnvo into tho Fllield Bohonon houso In this village which he bus purchased. George Trembly has sold his farm 111 South Washington and bought the D. 11. Miles farm on the road to Kast Ornngn. Peter Rustonrskv hns bought the Gcorgo Tiombly farm, I On Saturday, April J.1, Wc announce A. Special Easter Exhibit of Tailored Costumes, Outer Garments. Waists, etc. For tnis occasion, the leading Manufacturer upon whom this Store depends for its most exclu sive Costumes, will he present with his complete collection of latest Spring and Summer Models. This feature of the exhihit-is in itself a most important one as it affords an opportunity for se lections which could not he had in any other way. Saturday, April 11. To-day the leading attraction will he a most rcmarhahle Special Sale of Leather Goods Never its equal here. Finest Leather Shopping Bat's, lined with leather, frames covered with leather, handles of leather, in fact, all the Avay through thee Bags arc thoroughly fine, high grade leather in every particular. Strictly new, direct from the Makers and in most in stances much less than HALF THE ACTUAL WORTH TO PAY 8 inch Shopping Bags of Walrus, Sea Lion and Pehhle Goat skin, lined with kid, leather covered frame, some Avith latest bracelet handles, others with double strap handle. Instead of $2.50 and $3.00, these fine Ba gs are priced to-day at $1.50 50 Fine Shopping Bags made of genuine Horn Alligator Skin with outside pocket, lined Avith undressed kid. Three sizes for choice. Value $2.75 to $4.50, Priced at $1.25. 8 Inch Bags of Walrus Seal afi Pebble Goat, dark broAvn only, leather lining and frame, value $3.00 and $3.50, Priced at $1.75. Made of Pebble Goat or Seal, Navy blue or Green, A'alue $4.50, Priced at $2.50. A large collection of fine Ba gs, size 8 inches, black, dark brown, dark blue and dark green ordinarily costing $3.50 to $6.50, are priced at $2.50, $3.25 and $4.00. The teachers eti;,it;ed are Alice t.a( 1 blither department) vlllnpc; CI. mi i Hers, primary; Anglo Kelley, HP, I.ana llirrn, Hiebhlns: ('nddlo S', son, north; Gladys Tlllotsoti, Olo n South nnd Iidnlr schools are supplied. Tlm vlllnite .Thou! will n April 13, and the outside districts A rll "0. Clarence, son of Mr. and Mrs 1.' ir IiClnJr, died Tuesday monilni; iift.r n Inni; Illness. He wns about ;.l 5 en e,ld Resides his father and mother. ' e n survived by a sister and brother S P fielo of Aver, Mass, visited his f,'1'' Thomas flolo, who Is III, th firs' 1' t e week. D. A. AVakelleld hns r. ntwi I house at Komptnnvllte t. Iui' R r F. H. Sanborn hns s ,id liar e place to Roek Snider Mr ,tr ' M i 0 Medio J. Ptldvnh nr- n j , ei n son born April S. Home T.t," m( called to Wostfleld AVcdn. s iv death of his father, Frnncls I..11 RUTLAND COUNTY. BRANDON. The lie nse e imiTi's!( n. 1 o orninli'.ed bv elertinjf F. F,. Hi k' tnry ami ehnlrman. The first rin fee will b. VI :en ni.d second e;fl. 5 The funeral of Mist.r AVIIli.i' I' son was lnnrelv p Mended Tuesd lernoon nt St. T' "" 1 "i- 1 heireis were D"M St.' 1, St. ,4 i- ' lev, AV.Illam i 1' t Ik 1 French, R.nvt i 1: p. - Ilowland. Tlie It. ( It officiate, ,-.1 . 1. " Hill e.'metel V . T . r Warren i;, . town, wet e 'nri 'il 1 noon from M'W 1 ., to C. M. Al' - n funeral w'll J' I 1 ' 1: f .it 1rt:?'1 o'elork - W r Ti, 1 . re signed bis po..! ..n - ,1 r; r The fnur-veur-ol'l I . , r I n Mrs. Charles AM0..1 . I r-d, -f helm; operated nnon i -v' Mrs. Thomas pat"..:. ' r pptillStleld, Mass. t. -ti, l,r man of New Ha' ' t I 1 tlnn with Contractor P U M, ' Mr. nnd Mrs. A ! s . ' ; daughter of AVa t . ft . r, v quests of Mr. nnd Mr frtd .T t Ceorpe D. Wilson f Pr.-" t o moved to town anil t ii" 1 n 1 is with the Nesholio ir.e ' The license commissi',' celved nine npplient!" class licenses nnd thre AVIIIIam Doud Is pa in Tlennderorjn. X A' Klectrlc company 'ns sjr-rd trnet with the set. t tmen f r he nd H. W. ALLEN & CO. ORLEANS COUNTY, NEWPORT. An election of oltlcers by Company Ij AVedneMlny etenlm; resulted as follows: Captain, Carroll a. Davit; llrst lieuten ant, Richard Corey; second lieutenant, Arthur M'l'.i, Invest It'.i I Ion of the rear in.' ni,,,, ,,i, tlv ',nith brld e March ,'! w m itl,t (in, poaid of rail, road cominlahioiifra ut thu court houso March 31. Tho testimony as to how fast passenger train No. W was soins when it rounded the curve was about the same with the exception that tho llaKtnan said the train was polnir nt 110 miles an hour, while all the other witnesses paid IS to '3i miles. The blame will prob.i'bly lest on the llaKman as It was admitted that lie should have ponu to tho south sldo of the curve Instead of the north. School meeting passed off quietly. Georso H. Vounc was elected trnsteo for three years In the plnco ot J. W. Redmond, who re tired. Tho hafety of the building as re gards lire escape was discussed but no action was taken. A vote of appre ciation was given Miss Annie Warner, who was twice obliged to give up her woik on account of 111 health. Leslie Ii, Rnnlster arrived In Newport Thursday morning from Qulncy, Mass., w lu re lie has been since July last en caged In shipbuilding. He pleaded guil ty, after being arraigned to receiving stolen property and was sentenced to not less than two nor more than three years Instate prison at Windsor. Ills ball A. A. Macumber, moved to have the amount thereof, Jl..''1.1", chancered, which th" court did, making it one dollar In eiieli cae, l?, In nil and costs. Rnnlster was lepresented bv O. P. Anuls as was Cook for the pros-eeutlon, Thli practi cally concluded business before the court, and tlnnl adjournment wns taken. The annual Inspection of Malta Com. mandery, No. 1", K. T, wns held Ftlday evening. The Inspecting oflleer was George It. Gorlutm. R. of Hollow Falls, acting grand commander, and there wero between itt and 70 sir knights present. A banquet was served. W. N. Hoynton, past commander of Palestine commandery. No. E, of St. Johnsbury, and Colonel Morse of flellows Falls wero visitors, School" opened Monday after a three wockn' vacation. The Rev. Harry R. Miles ot Hrattlehorn. who has been conducting meetings here the past week, exchanged with Dr. FlagB Sunday. NORTH TROY. Night Operator Manning at the Cana dian Pacific railway office has ipsigned and his position has been taken by a Mr. Coyer. Dr. A. M. Uutterlleld has moved Into his new two story residence 011 Railroad street 11. M. Hunt rented A V. DuUols's premises on Railroad street and will soon tnho possession. Mr. Illi nois In to ralso the roof, adding some looms and will retain an olllco on Iho rcond Moor Friday evening the Girls' li.li 1 'iideied the pin v "The Two Rebels" and the farce "Tho Sister Mas onb'' In Frontier hall, There wns u good ORAFTSBURY. A daughter was born to Mr nnd Mrs. Philip Morse April 1 James Hamilton of Albany p.ie,l a few days last week with his daughter, Mrs. Grant. Mrs. J. Williams, wlio hns been very 111 with heart trouble, s Improving Charles lloyt has moved to the Coler nln,i. Mi no, I fu 2 t I ..i.-ltl called to Morrlstown last week to at. I tend the funeral of Mrs. Allen Smith. Mrs. Flora lillss, who wns quite ill last week, Is much Improved. DERBY. Sugaring is rather slow here. Sune have made from one-half to three-quarters of a pound to a tree; quality is, not as good as usual. Misses Annie nnd Rianclie Griggs spent Simdav In North Troy. The graded school opened Mon dav with the same teachers, save in the primary, Miss Gilbert of AWstflcId has that department. The Rev. Mr. Wilder has only one Sunday more to preach in the Methodist Church nnd the Rev. Dr. Flanders, who has supplied at the Con gregational Church tome 10 month", has accepted a position In a Urge church In C.inada, so the threo societies hero will be left without pastors until other vise supplied. Mr. N. I,u founts In is very ill und does not leave his bed nt all. Mrs. Flora Watson underwent on nperatloti Tiled, ly at her home for ap pendicitis. Dr. Gilo of Hanover found the peat of tho trouble to be gallstones and removed 111. She Is as comfortable as could be epecteil and It Is hoped will lecover. Fl ivla Pleasaunce is better. The shock gradually wore away with no serious results. BROWNINGTON. Rernlco Wells hns returned to her work In Rostnn. llertha Dutton will teach this summer In the Powers district. The school commences April 17. The Rrown tngton Center Dramatic club gave their play at the hall nt the Center last Fri day night to a full house. All the play ers are highly complimented on their work. It Is thought that the play will be repeated later. Miss Mary Rl.iko Is on tho sick list. Kdward Illack Is work In,; for Frank Seavey. Kate Marshall Is having the measles. Frank Marshall and bride have returned from their wed ding trip-Miss Catrle Rodger of Rarton Landing I' to teach In Fast Rrownliifilon this summer. LOWELL. The si hool directors have appointed t U. Newton superintendent of schools romr r hn rn s for r r r fir-t . n irr t'K We k -The Vi , inct of Forestd.,,e l.v e trl ' Work will I e e"-nr. I n' r e Mr .111,1 Mr-- F AV V , ipi if 1 Mr and Mrs AV. If W.'l 'in' iv ret r ed '"'im a several days' stay In AV' s t. ton, D. C. POULTNEY. As tho result of a bill i'.'i,-' - 1 it Congress by the late Senator Pr 'oi and pushed to passn;,-. by Rep 'a V. J. Foster, a pension hns be. n grar,l Mrs. Willis Retts of this town. BENSON. Dr. Newton Is still very sick M aid was summoned from Fair Ha n last week. Frank Kellogg has br jg' , the Rarber farm south of the "'aire at l John Goodrich and family hao n.u'el on to It. Hiram Norton has move 1 t the Augusta Carter place. Mrs. A'cen Goodrich, whose Illness has been noted In these columns, survived her b' sb'ind lint four days. Her funeral w.is ' from ber late residence on the after, r of March .i and was crduc'ed t' Rev. Mr. AVtllhims ef ewe!! H -a i a fitting t' II, ut, to ' r I a,l a . ter. The t.. , -e- -i t.. t t ' beautiful. I It b, I- u . la'l t r 1 beside that r,f !,. r , ,-i 1 in r,, 0 ,v cemetrrv - Pr..f .71,' P Ii' f Concord. N H his friet ii- -T' Mrs. George Tuesday, th-- '.e i e 1,' 1 t'.'." Rev. Mr. !', Dr. Park "ir-t "f v. again Tue.-div u; -i Ir i' " and found him ir-i '1 I" mv ' still a very sick man.-T ,tv municatlon of Acacia lodge. N v and A. M.. was held Tuep.l iv 1 The following oltlcers wive 'ir the. ensuing year: Klmer Hal.. W M H. Lewis, ft. W.: J. H. l.ee;i J A r A. O'hhs, secretary; F. K M a m, treasurer; J. Fowler, ?. S.: Rnv W If" J. (i.; Dr. ,1. P. Newton, chaplain. 1' I.. Osgood, marshal: I'. M-Pranil, ' " A public Installation will be ' l ,n Fr.day evening and the new MP t '1 work tho llrst degree id m T evening. , I- u . la'l t . i 1 i:i 1 , ' P II m r '- i" t Wll ' :!' n f n 'in of JI f. A"' ; ' wis n 1 1 H ' 1 I I rv PROCTOR. 1J1V Si hools re-opened M " 1 Carman is rapidly recovering s operation ,it tli" h'T-pi' Am ' pelll has rttnri .'l t N. w V"' . ' after a Nr. in towr A! s Ma' lor and gleets 1 n. it , 'n,', ' lesley Co!!, i;,' 1.. 1 - 1 'e th !r Mr. and M: - ' !'. ' F " ' o' Ludlow are guests ,f lir .ar.l M " H Mack George Puri- of ! r Is the guest of his par.r's Mr iri T P. Iliirn- Miss Gr !' ', - r turned to her work in T;ost,"t r t vacation nt home ( ie-tr Hit ' been transferred t, f-.e 1 1 i branch of the A'c.n Mm' puny Mls. Fmlly Proetot ,, of Gov. and Mr-". F. D. P' ' her guest, Miss O'Rrlen, have ' ' to their stinlles at the s- 10 ' t Misves Oilman in Host r. N It Archiliald. foreman of tie x sheds s back to work ai; i.'i 'it ar illness. PITTSFORD. F. Rich Hendee. whose .11. 'c r w a prominently identified with tl. ti lery of A'ermont, died o( In 1" t t '1 at his home In Fowler 1 11'v Pu ' morning, nt the age C 7t v,,ir- H was born In Pltt-f ,rd .lanu.irv " hjt the seventh son of German ,- lie d-( lie was a gtnndson of Gen C.I. , H i t and ids great grandfather, C 1'.. b lit' le was one of the llrst setthrs ,,f the ' w of Plttsfortl. whete he owned nn It' mene tract of land. The tlrst of t'-c Hen dees iMitir to Pittsford from Corec ti cut and several of them were In " tlve service during the Revolut o"arj War. t'.apt. Henden of the Green Moon lain boys was a member of the fam ' H. Rich Hendee and his brother Ft win, took a large number of sh-op t Teas before the war and while t icre were drafted Into the Confederate ortnv They deserted after serving for two vearj nnd came north on horse back, arrlvns at Pittsford shortly before, the c'os'-s of the war. Mr: Hendee had always male Pittsford his home nnd had been honored with several town offices. He married In 17 Miss Helen A. AVhlte of Hebror N. V., who died 31 years nro He 's sur vived by one daughter. Miss Helen O Hendee of Rurllngton, nnd two si ler Mrs. Lydl.i Sparhawk of Rurlington and Mis. A. G Tiffany of Pittsford nvv" g to the bad condition ot the ma Is -fuuer it will hi- '-eld a' the h ,me t AI Hi mice's neph' W G Frm k Ilsiil'i, n Ci'iitliiiK'd 11 u IStb rase.,"