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'UIJ', JHKIilMHUN KJ5U PRESS AND TJ3kIKS: TIiriiSDAY, If AY 27, 1909.
HAPPENINGS IN YERMONT,
(Continued from 2nd race)
spent Sundny with Ills mother, Mrs.
Clara I (owe. -Mrs Kthrlyn Alger, Misses
M.vrllo Alitor and llu Hrlgham worn
unions the visitors. In Burlington Snlur
lay -I.. F. Wilbur hns liccn In Mnnt
peller for ii few ilms. Miss Alice Itrrs
sor died Saturday of consumption, nt
ti n homo of John Mow whole she wns
taken about it work "go when the Bres
or house was ill lroypil by fire. Slio Is
ut-ivrd hv her parents nnil a sister,
Mrs. James Tohlu of this town. Mrs.
Joseph Rlssonrttr anil David Rlssonrtto
Wero in Hlncsbiirgh Sunday to nttenil the
f uieral of l.nlus lilf-sonPtte.--.Mis. Mel
v'n of New Voik city Is nt Newell S.
Story h. ,1,-iinrs Bosnw is moving from
.ie rHer to the southern part of the
town. Ilnsene W. Curtis, who has been
erlotish ill for several weeks, remains
about the Mime. Mr, anil Mrs. Ira C.
Morse nml Mis. 12. I!. Wllllnms lire dele
gates from the second. ( 'otigrogntlnnnl
Church to the rolinty conference In Bur
lington Joseph Vnndow ,a little over f.0 years
of age, died at the home of his son, K.
J- Yatiflow, Wednesday morning about
nine o'clock, lie bad hpen seriously III
n'l the spring and his death was not un
expected Hp was for spvpral years a
resident of Kssox Junction, but sine the
cVath of his wife about eifht years ago
he had made his home with his son. Be
ndes this son he Is survived by another,
George of AVmooskl, by four daughters,
Mrs. Henry ChTlstman of New York
cr.v, who lias been In town for a few
vecks, Mrs. It. J. Olmstead of AVhite
11 ver Junction, Mrs. Kdward Mayo of
ft Albans and Mrs. Kdwn-d Iowrpy of
J.urllnglon, by three brothers, Vital of
tl Is place, John of Wllllston and Wll
lir.m of Burlington, and two sisters, Mrs.
Adeline La I'nlnte of Worcester, Mass.,
and .Mrs L. H. White of Bane. The
funeral will be held at the Church of the
Holj Family In Essex Junction Friday
r-.ornlng nt nlno o'clock -with burial In
the Catholic cemetery there.
Dr C A. Tease and Miss Bingham of
Burlington spent Sunday with his par-f-its,
Mr. and Mis. F. V. Pease. Wrs.
fvrt Boothe Is se-rlously 111. (Mrs. Har
iiei Cleveland will go to-day to Schroon
T,ake, N Y., to remain during the sum
mer. Miss Mamie Carroll has been at
Lome for a few days from Bakeistleld,
where she teaches. The Rev. and Mrs.
Kinerson, Mrs. Hoyt Davis, Mrs. X. II.
Goodwin. Mis. George Foster and Mrs.
S 1-2. Curtis attended the Baptist mis
sionary Institute in Ksex Junction Tues
dav Mrs. A. W. Jtoss was In Burling
ton T.iesilav . -The union service Sunday
veiling will be in the Congregational
'-uroli and the two following Sunday
eiortlngs in the Haptl.it Church.
Public memorial son-lies will be given
In school hull Frldav afternoon nt J
n clock -Mrs. F.llen I'erelvnl has lettirn
rd from a. week's visit in Burlington.
Mrs. J H Snfford, Sr.. who has been
s-erlousl hi. Is liiipiiivlng.--Mr. and Mrs.
John Reed and daughter of Kansas Clly,
Knns. who have been visiting in Boston,
9ie visiting Mis. Heed's aunt, Mrs.
Thorpe. Fred Mc(!innis has moved Into
fie Nehmlah I 'rout house anil J. W.
l'ne bus moved into tile house vaeateit
by Mr. McGlnriis. Chester Derby Is
working In the creamery.
Abo-t f.o members of 'Burlington Com
ii andc j K. T. No. :', of Butllngton and
of Kthnn Allen Lodge. I". & A. M.. and
Bethany Chapter, f). K. S., of this plaoo
nceeptaiii of an Invitation from the
nas 'nr. the He. N. A. Wood, attended
sen Ices at the Baptist Church Sunday
n urninc. A special electric car conveyed
i Msltors from" Burlington.
'inniplaln creamery, William B. John
s' n & Son. pioprietors. paid $1.15 for
'loTda'-il milk ntirt $1 P. for cream dur
i He tnt mil of Apr'l.
I owns It Uor C-cainrry association
1'ii'd $i :o fur standaid tnllk for the month
T'ie Utiles' Home Circle of the Meth
id'si Cniircb has elected nflierrs for the.
year as follows: l'resldent, Mrs. Shel
don vice-president, .Mrs. J. K. Hunt;
l-eas.iier, Mts. William Place; secre
tary. Mrs. George Smith.
J K, Hunt has sold the V. L. Davis
'drni In South Bmllngton to W. W. Gor
don of Franklin Center, P. Q., for U.Joo.
A foreign missionary institute for the
n sslonary societies of the Lamoille as
idnllon was held at the Baptist Church
Ti'sdny with an attendnncp of about
T' The meeting was under the illtectlon
of Miss A A. Brlgliam of Bennington,
y. i.te secretary of Baptist foreign mis
sions. The special features were
nddi esses ,y Dr. W. K. Wltteis
of Boston. district secretary for
Now Kngland American Baptist Mission
s' association, anil an address by Miss
Helen H HIssnll. who has been n mls
s'( nary in Sandoway, Burma. Four
' "Wis people in costumes illustlnteil till"!
filk A solo was sung In a pleasing
ii Miner by Miss Mamie Holmes of Bur
l i gtnn and seven children fiom the Bap
C t chinch in Burlington gave a pretty
exercise !n costumes.
Miss Mattle Cox has returned from a
Us't at Mnnkton Hidge.
The Fortnightly club will niet with
Mis. Ij. T. ( aipenter Friday nflernonn.
Mr and Mrs. Nelson Valyon have re
t .riifd from a visit In Barre.
J H. Winchester returned yes-
from a st in Bradford.
M's H S. Fonda and Mrs
it i: pcii-s nml two children went to
Dinbv Saturday to visit Mrs. Fonda'.
da igbter Mrs. Guy llnldwin. Whalon
3'urlnton of Lincoln and Albert (Jove
of Bristol were guests of relatives
pver Sunday. The funeral of peter
'tHi !, wns held Friday morning at the
Cbiir, I, of Our l.aily of Mt. Cnrmel, the
Ite. Father Heaiirhesne officiating.
mnng those present from nwny were
Theodoie Stacy of Cambridge, Was?.,
Mr end Mrs. Henry I.nnder of Wlllls
tin. Dr John Stacy and Alfred Stacy
i f Spririgtleld, Mass., nml Burt Doylo
of Jericho. -Mrs. limner Fonda and
Mrs. Burton Peers and two children
rue visiting Mr. nnd Mrs. Guy Bald
win of Danhy. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph M.
c arke relumed Monday from their
wedding trip. Miss Grarc Young,
" rrtnr.i of tho Statu Christian Kn
deavor Cnlon, will speak In tho Bap
tist Church at Kast Charlotte vlllngo
Tiiesd.i' evening Juno 1. George K,
7'rlnille, who hns been 111 with
grip at the home of M.r and
Mrs Cvrus (Jove In South Burlington,
has recovered and ha returned home.
Miss Mildred White has returned from
the hospital, whero she underwent a
nerlous operation for appendicitis. Mrs.
O, D. Innnrd of lllnesburgh and Mrs.
Krnma Hinsdale vlslled their grand
daughter and niece, Miss Bertha Burrltt,
nt thn Fanny Allen hospital Monday.
Georgo W. Smith of Hlnesbureh pass
ed Sunday at Mrs. A. J. Downer's Misses
Mary and .Vliggln Berry of Burlington
wore visitors at B. K. Forties's Sunday,
Mrs. Norman "Wescott and children of
Hhtlburne were visitors at Mrs. Maranda
AVcsoott's the (list of the week. -Mrs,
S F HlPda'e nnd sr n Mitchell, are visit
!ng rea'-vrn ii, Waterburj-,
Mrs. Josephine dies, till, wife of Heniy
I'ratt, Hied at hi r home, a 17 Weaver
stteet, Sutid.iy afternoon at thtce.
o'clock after an llliicis u." nbout IIiho
rionths with n complication of diseases.
Mrs. 1'rntt was horn In Colchester f.S
years ago. At the ime of tfl years she
wan married to Joeph Desall, who died
ii few yenis later leaving four chlldteu.
1 lilrty years ago she was niatrled to
Henry I'm it of this village, U' children
Icing born to lliein, nlno of whom with
her husband mnlvo her. Tho children
nie l'red Desall of Niagara Falls. N. V.,
Mis. Fled Bui low of Middlesex, Mm.
Nt II Stephenson of Wentford, Kdmund
of I'ltisflelil. Muss, Thcodote, Medo',
Chrford, Maiiln. Arthur, Fiederlck and
M'sses Delphltip nml Mary Pratt and
M's. C. Besette, all of tills village. She
H also survived by lour brothers. Justin
Finis of r.utland, Joseph Sears of Chit
tenden, Theodore and Louis of Burling
ton, an I two sisters, Mrs. Levi (luyette
of tlirhmond, Mrs. Dorrls Blssetle of
(I'-nnhy, P. tj. She also has H grnnd
chlhlten. She was a member of
Si. Anne's society of St. Francis Xavler
Bertha Dewey, a wayward maiden of
parts unknown, was inresied by Chief
Jlorton and 0". er Wardwell l'rldny
nfternoou near the gorgo on oomidnlnt of
lesldetits In that vlclnll.v. She was
brought before Judgp Conlln In the even
ing and upon her plea of guilty to open
and gross lewdness, she was sentenced to
slty days In the county Jail. Lilly
Chnrbotieau of Fsjex Junction, a chum of
the Dewey girl, was arrested Saturday
evening by Oflb . r St. Amour on a llku
A daughter was born yesterday to Mr.
and Mrs. James llnrrlngton at Mnlletls
There will hv an examination by the
T'nlted States t . il service commission
June 1? for the position of postmaster at
Thompson's Point The compensation last
year was J7-Y The examination will bo
held in the Academy building.
Krvln Tucker will go to Butllngton
to live, lie will assist Mr. Corbln. the
undertaker Ceorgo Foot,, hns pur
chased four net rs of land, west of his
house, of the Beldwln estate. George
Ldgertou s working- nt Thompson's
point. F. H. Hosford keeps somo
fifteen men nt work mid ships
strawberries as fur West as Minne
sota and Arkansas.-OrasH seed that
was sown last fall does not come
up this spring owing to the sevcie
drought last season, .Many farmers
must plow again and sow to buck
wheat and barle.v. f). 11. Alexander
Is the originator of "Detkoti. Ped" "Del
aware" "State of Maine" and "Green
Mountain" potntoes. The latter la
one of the most popular varieties ever
intrndiiid The south side of Ml.
Phllo begins to look like n park. Mr.
Lewis, proprietor of tho Inn. Is get
ting ready for a big rush this sum
mer. ludd Williams uf Burlington Is
digging an artesian well for Mrs.
.Hnmsey nt the four corners. They
are down now some 1 7u feet njid hae
struck very ftoie slnle.
The Rev. Mr. Treat of Richmond
chanaed with the Rev. Mr. Guild; Sun
day. -The delegates to tl'.e county con
vi ntlon at the College Strict Church
ait. Solon T-ewls, Deacon Foote and L.
B. McNeil.-Mrs. F. K. Converse has ie
tiirned to her home here aft"r spending
too winter wttli ncr fl.iugliter in New
York city. -Ralph Smith hns returned
from Florida, where ho has been two
The funeral of Peter Stacy, one of the
old and respected residents of i 'h.niotte,
was held at the i 'hurch of Our 1-ady of
Mt. f'.irmel Mny 11. Those from out of
town to attend the funeral were Theodore
Stacv of ('ambr'dge. .Mass., Dr. .1. W.
Slac. Alfred Stacy of Springfield,
Mass., Mr. and M s Joseph L'tiider, Mr.
and Mrs. Honrs I ander or Wllllston,
Peter H Dnvle of Jericho.
At the I'niMis.ihst Chiir h Sunday. Mr.
("hllds of Boston, the well known tenor,
sang a solo, accompanied by Mi..-- 'Aiv
Towers Tin union niemoriiil s i U e will
be liebl at tilt Ciilvcrsallst Church Sun
day, May ."0. nt 1l;m a. m. The sernirn
will he preached by the Rev. H. P. Treat
and tlie music will be f urnlsln d bj it
mixed uunrtette consisting of W. W.
Miller, V. 1-;. Situler. Mrs. F. II. Fl.iag.
Mrs. W. L. Lavlolettr. with Miss .on
Toweis as organist. Th- .Mission Circle
of the 1'nlversallst Church wl'l meet with
Mrs. YV. W. filler Friday aftmoon at
three o'clock. The Central District as
sociation of I'nlveisallsts will hold lis
annual session in Northfiuld June l-U.
These delegates hao been elected to
represent the Itii limoinl church: Mr. and
Mrs. ; T. Jacobs, .Mr. and Mrs. F.
Nichols; alternates, Mrs. 1. 11. Flagg,
Mrs W. T. 'i.iiey, .Mrs. y ,. Freeman
Mrs. I. K. Towne. Mr. and Ms. II.
Patch of Barm were the guests of jr.
and .Mr, o. C. Davis over Siindnj. -.Miss
Llzle Finn, who has been the guest of
Miss Kva Beiry, has returned to Mone-
peller.--Mlss Katlielcen Mahoney of Mint-pelliu-
Is the guest of her sister at Mr.
and Mrs. Martin Purtel's Tlio . c. ',
I", will meet at the home of Mi.-. Jones
Charles Bown of Marshall, Mich.,
formally a resident of this town. Is sit
ing here. -Tho All Round club met with
Mrs. F. II. Flagg Tuesday evening, thn
last meeting this season.- Mrs. IVnnk
Plrhe and children of Manitoba arrived
Tuesday evening nnd will bo the guests
of Mrs. Plche's parents, .YI-. and Mrs.
S, A, Green, during the buminer -Mrs.
Robinson of Ferrlsburgh and Miss Don
away of Little Falls, N. Y.. who have
t'pen the guests of their sister, Miss Rose
Donaway, at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Yi'. C. Fuller, have returned to their
homes.-- Ion Prior has been appointed
superintendent of schools for Richmond,
Jericho. Bolton and Hunlliigton. The
AV. C. T. C. will meet nt the homo of
Mrs. R. P.. Jones Tuesday Mrs. Ben
BTcssnr and son of Bellows Fnlls are the
guests of Mr. nnd Mrs. Juillo Pressor.--M-s.
Nathan Johnson of Stown Is visit
ing In town.
Mrs Tannic Muzzy, who hns been
v'.sltlrrg reliitlves In Chaay, N. V , re
turned Saturday night, nccoiiipanle-d hy
lnr slstrr, Miss Parsons. Both rue In
Waterbury visiting relatives.- The Rev.
Wilson Reed Stewart of M ontpolicr
gave a very able discourse at tho vlllngn
school house Sundny. Kdw aid lUishey,
a former resident, whoso home is In
Thompsnnvllle, Conn., vlslled In town
Monday, C, T. Kablns was In Buillngtnn
Monday. Mrs. Nellie May returned Mon
day from a week's visit with her ilaugh
teer at North Diixhury.
Mrs. Mark Thompson, has returned, to
her homo nfter nn absence of two weeks
spent with her son, Thomas M Thomp
son of South AValllngfoid, who hns been
critically 111 of bloud poisoning and is
yet In a serious condition.
Frank Goodwin Is gaining In health.
Mlsr. Laura Qulnn Is caring for Mrs,
Aers. who does not improve Mis, Ply
of Geot Eln is the gue-1 of Mis Fn
Mis Mm tie Hnssford from Si Ap.ans
vrns at home the llrst of Uiu wvt k
Mrs. Curtis", a rclntned missionary
fmm Malaysia, gave it very Interesting
ii'dress at the Meihodlst church Sunday
moinlng nml evening. Clint Ips Dopatle
lias roup to St. Albans whero ho has a
position. --Miss .Mnrgiietile llartletl of
Burlington wns the guest ijf Mrs. C. '.
lingers over Sunday. Juines Kennedy
moved Monday to the McOee hotifp
which Mrs. Jnne I'lynii has been rernod
dpllng. P. Jerome will move Into the
rooms which Mi. Kennedy vacates In the
Glenwood. L. D. Hills lias returned to
his homo In Canaan. Miss Genevieve
Morgan hns finished her work nt Han
over and Is visiting her parents, Mr. anil
Mrs. F. S. Morgan.- Dr. L. C. Holconihe
has been elected a delegate to the Htnte.
coi.vrntloti In Randolph by the ('oinre
pailnnn church nml C. A. Pratt, Mrs.
A. A. Heirlck nml Mrs, II. B. Itnll, dele
gates to tho county convention In Bur
lington. Mrs. F, S. Morgan Is spending
i few days with her father In Cam
bt Id go.
Memorial Sunday will bo observed nt
tho Meihodlst Church Sunday with ser
mon by tho Kev. JO, 1". Itorrlek. Memo
rial day servicer! will be held Monday tit
tho Congregational Church. Prln R. Yv".
Joscelyn will deliver the address and Urn
Colchester hand will furnish music
Mr. and Mrs. Hall of Burlington re
turned to their homo Tuesday nfter two
dns with Mrs. Hall's brother, J. S.
Benlinm. -Mrs. William Odlln of An
dover, Mass., spent Monday In town
with her mother, Mis. Irene Clark.
George Ityan Is visiting bis father, the
P.m. M. II. Ryan.
The lllage was aroused at a (irarter
of four yesterday morning by the tinging
of the church bells when it was found
Hint the JohnGtibhln house lately bought
anil occupied by K. O. Fountain, was
on lire. It caught around the chimney.
It was thought, nn when (list seen (lip,
was hunting throught the roof. The
house was burned to the ground ns noth
ing could he done to save It. The chem
ical engine did good work on tho bouse
of J. W. Robinson, which was Just east.
'I here was no wind which pi nimbly
Mived the village from a dls-istrons lire.
The household goods of Mr. Fountain
utro saved from tho first floor. Tho
house was Insured for $M. A sad a cl
ient occiiiied yesterday inortilmr when
three little sons of Charles H. Jackson.
who lives about two and a half miles
fiom the village, were on their way to
f hool. They were lldlng on a roller.
the team belonging to Patrick Rowley,
vl.cn some part of the hai nes.s gave
way going down a hill and the bovx.
Prank, Kenneth and clarence weie
thiown off In front of the roller It nass.
iru over them. Frank hud his collar
me broken, one of the oilier bov.s ;i
b g broken ami th'v weie b.idly cut ami
1 -nlsed. -Je.s.se Sweeney has gono to
Shi Iburne. whire he has a position.
Mr. and Mrs. K. H. Ruggles of West
,'urd announce the engagement of their
daughter, Mabel Augusta, to living Cas
smis Cobb of Rutland. A union menio
r.nl senlco will he held Sunday In the
Baptist Church. -II. S. Stone Is able to
sit uii after a week's Illness. II. H. Dnm
inuiie ami family have returned fiom
c.mad.i. Miss Pabh spoke In the
ibiirehes S lay and will lemnin In town
part of tho week doing Sunday school
woik. The Foiinlghtlv club will meet
to-day with Mrs. George Stuart. -Mr.
Richmond nnd Kvnns Kidder of Middle
1 u ry College were n (own over Sunday.
Mis. Hathaway of Burlington spent
Mernl days last week with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. G. o. Farnsworth. Tim
Undies' Aid of the P.ap;ln Church
met with Mts. George Huntley Wed
ne'dny. Mrs. R. A. Stone nnd children
:nc spending a feu ,1 ivs at the home of
In r parents in Georgia.
Lewis Blssonetl died Fildny,
aril the funei n was held nl
residence on Sunday at two oY
Iev. 1-2. F. Gncnleaf otllclating.
a veteran of the civil War and
l,el of I 'U'TI.U Ill's Post, Xo. 37, ; (J. .1,
R- Mrs -2mma 12aton of New York is
1 nihil here by the dentil of her father,
I.i wis Blssonett Fnion memorial si rv
Iccs were held at thn Baptist church
thir.day morning. William Greenleaf Is
routined to the bouse hy the measles.
Miss Altl 'i Rue bus n position ilt tho
State hospital In AVatei bury.
Mrs. l-21l,i I.ncke, who fell two weeks
ago and broke her leg below the knee,
Is doing well -Mrs. W. W. Aldi ich at
tended the State Rehek.r'. assembly n
lUtre Friday. Miss Kdnh Mlllharn of
Builington was an over- Sunday guest
nt I). J. Mlllham's.-.Mrs. Jennie Swift
01 .New m 1; ,tiy visited hep nephew.
Walter Aldiich, lest we ek. -There nro
several cases of measles 011 Shclhurrio
Mis. .1. S. Colemin died nt nn eniiy
hour Sunday morning after a ten days'
illness from hemorrhage of the brain,
1 110 iiirieer.ii w as neiit eilncsday at
-" p. in. at the l.ntie. There will be
no meeting of the King's Daughters this
The Bcv. B. M. Kent will give nn nd
dress lu honor of the veterans Sunday
evening, May 31. at the Congregational
church. Miss Sylvia Wat t en spent Sun
day In Burlington. Miss Amy Metcalf
spent Sunday with Mrs. Bucll Baldwin
of Burlington. Mrs. Hayton Webster
nrd Miss Adeluld Motrin spent AVedncs
(ii.y with Mr". ;, j,-, nish.-c. 1. War
ren, ('. P. Johnson nnd Guy I,amsou at
tended service at the Rev. .. A. Wood's
1 hurch In b'sscx Junction Sunday.
Gioigo I,. Pease of Burlington was In
town Monday. Mrs. 12. 12. Sl.ijton will
arrive Thursday from San Francisco,
Cel.. In spend tho summer with her
father. J. 12. Metcalf, lister Johnson .s
III with tlie measles. The Ladles Cnlon
Aiu society Is preparing for Its Juno
rutminigo sale. Donations of household
furnishings, dishes, clothing and hats
will bo gratelullv received. -Tim rnar
rlago of .Miss Btiln Bradley and Arlhur
Senna was solemnized nt St. Joseph's.
Chuich Tuesday, May li. Thev win slt
New Voik and Boston on their wedding
tour.- Tho Woodmen will hold a ball Fri
day evening In their hall.
Mrs. Charles Wright Is able to sit up
after an Illness of two weeks. Jennlo
linker has the iiiensles. Among tho
latest lo hnvo the mumps ate Kva Wal
ston, Mnrjotio Ciroy and Mnybello Pratt.
-A largo number attended the sociable
Friday. -Mr. Whlto Is completing n, no
foot boat and Mr. llawicy Is making n
William Sweeney, who has been crltl
rally III with double pneumonia for sev
(inl days, Is better. II. S. McCnuley was
at homo over Sunday. -I). (!. Granger
hns been conllned to thn houso fur sev
eral days. .Airs. I.uela Hunt has been
visiting her sister, Mrs. Patterson Mrs.
Roberts is rntfrtalnlng her brother from
Miss ICthel London returned Torn South
Hero Monday Tho West Milton t'n
i pe -alive Creainerv companv paid Its
1 ittoi s for the nun, Ui of ini i rr
1 titer fat or Hi ;s Ii r sti mhud milk
Mr. nnd Mrs. Joseph I.evarn mid 111
tie daughter df Hrlslol vlslttd nl If. Jf.
Urewstnr's Satutihiy and Sunday. -Mr.
mid Mrs. I K, Baldwin visited In Burling
ton Mondny.- The young son of Charles
Dwyer Is still critically III with cerebri)
meningitis. -Mr. nnd Mrs. D. F. Hanks
visited at Bristol tho last of tho week.
Tho Franklin County Medical society
held Its ariiiual meeting here Thursday
In pythlntt hall. Ol fleers for tho coming
cenr tire as follows: President. Dr. Alan
Davidson, St. Albans; vice-president, Dr.
A. I. Pratt, Fnnshiirgh Fulls; secretary
and treasury, Dr. H. A, Hyatt, St. Al
bnns; delegntea to tho Stato convention
to bo held nt White River Junction In
October, Dr. C. H. Scholleld of Rlchfortl,
Dr. Arthur O, Morton of St. Albans, Dr.
.1. B. Patten of Mast Fall-Meld; board of
censors. Dr. F. AV. Norrls of Swantnn,
Dr. John Gibson of SI. Albans and Dr.
G. C. Abell of Fnnshurgh Falls. Follow
ing the nnnunl nddress of the president.
Dr. AY. W. Hutchinson of F.nnsburgh
Falls read an obituary of the late Dr. J.
II. Hamilton of Rlchford. The society
dined at the American House.
The death of Ralph Lazelle, for many
years connected with the Warner Homo
In this clly, occurred nt his home In
Swnnton early Thursday morning, after
n long Illness with consumption. Mr.
Lnollo was (V, years of age and Is sur
vived 'by a daughter. Miss Clnr.i Lar.ellc.
of Swnnton, a sister. Mrs. Thomas Gal
lagher, and two blethers, N. P. La.elb;
of St. Albans toun and Chester Lar.elie
About 120 teachers and several visitors
Was present Friday nt the meeting
of the Frankdn County Teachers' assoe
latlon In the high school building. The
meeting wan opened at fi:."l o'clock with
music by the high school chorus which
was followed by the address of welcome
by the Rev. S. Halstel Watklns, chair
man of tho local si hool hoaid. Tho aft
ernoon session was opened at 1:30 o'clock
when the following officers wero elect
ed: President, J. A. Ayers of this city;
secretary nnd treasurer, 12. J. Best.
F.nnshurt'h Falls; executive committee,
D. T. Pago of Bakerslleld. Charles A.
Guild of Swanton, Miss La Due of Itich-
There wns a hearing Saturday morning
before Superior Judge Alfred A. Hall on
tho petition for contempt hy Mrs. Mabel
A. Wilson vs. Oscar 12. Wilson. The nc
tlon grew out of the divorce case of the
Wilsons, out of which .Mrs. Wilson ob
tained a divot cp, the custody of the chil
dren, ?10 a week alimony and certain
furnltuie. M'-s. Wilson complained the
alimony had not h, en pnld nor certain
household effects tinned over,, ns ordered.
The lourt found Wilson In rnntrmpt and
oidered the payment if the alimony and
delivery of the goods, and also taxed
j AVIIrnn th" costs of the hearing. The
i matter of a fin" or Imprisonment for the
contempt Is now with the court.
Marshall II. Alexander will deliver the
Memorial day address at Hlghgate Falls.
The fish market of Byron P. fjrecne,
Jr., was attached Friday on the fore.
i 'i sure of n mortgage held by Mrs. O.
M. Pierce. The stock and fixtures will
le sold at auction June 1.
John AVhlte hns sold a house and lot
of Huntington street to Samuel Major i
Mr. and Mrs. Horny Wlllett, who were,
in-.rrleil here n few dnvs ago, started !
Setm-day for Panama, where Mr. Wlllett
is employed as engineer on the govern
l'o nt railroad.
The Rev. J. S. Brown, pastor of the
P.tptist Chliieh, will deliver the baccal
aureate sermon before the graduating
ch.ss e.f the St. Albans high school, nt
1 he B-iptlst
Church Sunday evening,
right o'clen k
lug where he
son had feci
attack of th"
I2dson dropped dead of
Mondny morning about
In the .Messenger btilld-
was employed. Mr. F.d
'Utl;. sinfeieil 11 seveic
grip and was supposed
lo be weil along the rond to recovery,
but his heart was weaker than sup
poseii and suddenly failed to perforin
Its functions. Mr. 12dson wns born
here March IT., IS."..',, the son of Henry
G.. an, Grace Agnes (HuiiM 12dson.
He was nlitcnteet at the pnhllc schools
and nt Norwich Fnlverslty nnd later
st Hilled law with his father and was
admitted to the bar but never actively
prai tlceil his profession. He was a
great lover of nature, and a deep stu
dent anil thinker along tho lines of
geology and ornithology. He hud
mnde n careful study of the geology
of this region, working as nn assistant
to Prof. George H. Perkins of Burling
ton, tlie Stato geologist, who had hlgn
regard for his knowledge and ability.
.Mr. l-2dson had mado many valuable
contributions to the geohiglcnl liter
ature of Vermont. He had both a nat
ional nnd International reputation and
had long been In correspondence with
Hie Smithsonian Institute nt Washing
ton, had cMiiangcil "llnds" with it and
had been honored by tills institution,
hy having one of his own fossil "llnds"
named after him. He also had a large
correspondence with geologists In
Franco. Norwich I'nivorsity honored
him In ltiot by conferring on him the
bono wiry degree of master of science.
Mr. Udson married September (1, 1SS2,
Miss .Millie Frances Mnynard who with
three children, Max Kdsnn of Hast
l.ynn, Mass., Miss Lillian Kdsnn of
Brockton, Mass,, and Miss Jennie Kd
snn, survives him.
l)r. arid Mrs. William Stanford Stevens,
who have been passing a few months
In Km ope, are now In London and will
sail for homo tho latter part cf this
Tho si hool commissioners have engaged
a new principal of the high school In
the person of Karl W- Pcckham, now a
teacher In the Hope school at Providence
It. I. Mr. Pcckham graduated from
Blown fnlverslty last year. Besides act
ting ns principal ho will teach Latin and
Greek nnd his 'Hilary has been tlxed nt
$l,aro. The vnto passeit nt a recent meet
ing, appointing Miss Albetta L. Beeman
an principal at a salery nf jw, was
Miss Anna Murtell and K.lward Sirprr
nnut were married yesterday, the Rev.
I . A. Oesroehers performing tho cere
mrny. Steam boat rervlco nt this port will
begin Tuesday, Juno 1, when thn
Tlconderoga will make her Initial trip of
the season. She will touch hero Tues
days arid Saturdays until June 27 when the
dally schedule will be commenced.
The Bellows Free Academy hnll team
wero defeated Py 1110 rirignam team Here
Saturday, the score being 3 to -Mills
Perkins went Saturday to Keesevllle,
N. V., for a few days, after which he
will go to WxvUle. N, II., where ho lias
a position. The sum of ;s wns realized
nt tho chicken pie supper given Thurtday
of last week by th. members of St.
Miss Kva AValcs of AVIIllamstown has
been a guest of her nunt. Mrs, If jf
K.tubnll Mis A K It lid of Kssex
Jiiinlb i is passing a lew davs with her
daughter .Mrs K, V PcrMns Mrs. J
The W. G.
Very Much Reduced
All types are included in this sale.
35c Mattings, by the roll, 25c a yard
50c Mattings, by the roll, 35c a yard
75c Mattings, by the roll, 50c a yard
Only a few of these last,
so come early.
The W. G.
Fum!tm's5 Carpets, Linem
G Gaines and son, George, are passing
a few days In Jeffersoi,-, llle. - Mr and
Mrs I''. C Smith if Si Aloa.is ha o
bei n Isltlng here for a f- w days. -J. F.
Hlttemore of New ork city, president
of the Federal Packing Co., was- In town
Friday. H. B. Perrln of ind'anapol.s
has returned after nn absence of a few
months. - Mrs. II. A. Searles of Des
Moines, lown, her daughter, Mrs. Clem
ent of Burlington and Mrs. . L. Austin,
of Canton, N. Y., who aro taking a car
riage drive from Hurlinetoa to Canada,
passed Friday night at the Hon. Olin
j T. c grand list shows an lncreasn of )
polls ami ,J24,o'j In personal cstnt" and
j!l..V In real estate. Trio grand list will
i be Sll.fSl.W.-Dv. and .Mrs. y, n.
, Brown attended the annual meeting of
the state dental society at Tho Avoirs.
N. II.. last weck.-W. II. Tnwio, whi In
jured one foot while assisting In moving
the old town safe, is still routined to
Tlie selectmen upon Inspecting Satur
day found tho new road near North
I.noshurgh built lusr fall by the railroad
people, with the rep.ilrs made this spring,
conforms to the requirements of tho
order of the State railroad commission
nnd thy hne accepted the same on be
half of the town. It will probably soon
be open to the pnhllc The annual dis
trict meeting of tlie Woman's Home Mis
sionary society will be iK-dd this week
Thursday in the Methodist Church.
There will lie three stsslons, with an In
ri resting program. Dinner nnd supper
will be; served In the vestry. -Mi s. A. J.
Woodward, who has been suffering from
blood poisoning on her hand for several
months, went to Burlington Thursday
where she had the second operation for
the further removal of a finger. It was
an exhibition game St. Albans High gave
here Saturday with a score of 15 to 3
In their favor.- S. A. Daniels of Brattle
horn was In town Monday. nriosburgh's
second nine played Franklin and won by
a score of It! to 5 Saturday.
The funeral of Mrs. Julia Gallup was
atrended Monday at the homo of her
son, It. C. Gallup near North Sheldon.
the Rov. W. M. Wallow oillclating. The
bcau'r.s .were Arthur S. Gallup of Shel
don, Rhctt 11. Gates and O. II. Stanly
of Franklin and George O. Brown of
Berkshire. Tlie i uncial was In Mlssis
liiol cemetery near tin: house. Mrs. Gnl
lup was PI years and seven months old
ami had been in comfortable, health until
quit recently. Among those who at
tended the funeral weto Mr. and Mrs.
P. H. Stanly and O. AV. Bowen of Berk-''
shire, the Rev. N. M. Ivearriod, Mrs. Fay
Hcrrick, Mrs. W. Aatson of St. Albans,
Mr. and Jlrs. John Fish, JIrs C. L.
Marsh, Mrs. C. J. Chamberlain and Mrs.
K. J, Tyler of this place. Joseph Cilx
of Rlchford, tho contractor, has begun
mining the Kellogg houso pure based by
Miss I'nrnswot th. Mrs. Ruth Avery
went to Burlington Saturday where she
will pass a few days with relatives be
fore going to her home in Barre. -Mr.
ami Mrs. A. M. Ascltlnn nnd children
pasted Sunday In St. Albans with Mr.
and Mrs. Klmer Johnson Chester Weld
met with a severe accident while loading
n car nt Wnchusett creamery recently,
badly Injuring one, knee. Mr. nnd Mrs.
A. J. Woodward returned from Burling
ton Mondny. 1-2. V. Perkins was In Ran
dolph Tuesday to attend the wedding
of 11 brother, 1
Work on the new farm housn of C.
If. Strntton, which Is being built on tho
site of the one destroyed by flro last
winter, is progressing" well under the di
rection of II- L. Chaffee of Berkshire.
Joseph Mnrcotto of Rlchford is putting
In the foundation for the new barn of C.
R. K. Best on his farm across tho river.
The body of Max Weld of AVest Man
chester, N- II., was brought here AVed
nesday morning and taken to West Berk
shire for burial, accompanied by his
mother, the wifo nnd two children and
two brothers, Carl and Krnest of Man
chester. Mrs, AVnlter Westover of Mon
treal, P. Q,, Is passing a few days at th.
home of hor pnrents, Mr, nnd Mrs,
John B'nulac Kdward Stanly has enter
ed the employ of Aueltlno & Greenwood.
The Rev. K. J. Ranslow, who has re
turned from an extended trip In th.
South and Vf3t lias moved from the
parsonngo to a cottage on hln farm on
tho river road to Hlgheate. Sunday Mr.
Ranslow accepted the pulpit of tho Con
gregntlonal church at Hlghgate and a
number from this placo drove there to
tunr him. The Bhake.peare club met
Tuetday with Mrs. H. A. Collin.
The motor boat fleet t growing rapidly
Several new- boats have been added and
ntheis are being: built or are on th
way. Ilarnry Mullin, who purchased the
Adams House, opend tho hotel Mon
day Miss Liny Howard of this place,
who was graduated bb a trained nurse
In Chicago will go to San Francisco,
where sh" ban a pus.tlon In a hospital
There will I e pre-.Memorial day exer
cises In the v'llage schools Friday nflernonn.-
Far r.-"-is in this wclnitv re
port their work delaye I greatly on ac
count of so mue'n rain. Mrs. Guertln and
daughter of M.mtrr.1! nre in town.
-D. Noyes Burton and his at
torney, K. A. Ayers, have gone to Kan
sas, whoie the former has large ranch
Intrresrs-. .Mrs. Carrie Blake has com
menced building a residence on her lot
on Canada street. The Rev. Mr. Bolhy
of Wilder, who has accepted a call to
the Congii gatlonal church of this place.
Is expected here June 13. i;e la now in
The ReV. .Mr, Foray tho of Knnsburgh
Falls gave an Interesting address In
Holy Trinity Church Tuesday evening.
Yesterday the meeting nf the Clerical
Association of Franklin county wai
held here with public services at 7. 3D
and 10:30 a. m. Tho Rev. Mr. Bernard,
n former rector of thin parish, was un.
able to speik In the evening owing
to Illness.--Miss Abide Mitchell, who
has been II! for many weeks. Is again
about and expects to go to Detroit, Mich.,
next week. Madame Harwood and
Miss Kthel Harwood went yesterday to
Boston for a stay of several weeks.
The machinery and fixture! of the At-v.-ood
Suspender company nro being
shipped to S.-henectndy, N. v., whero
the plant H to be located t Miss Mar
garet Manning, who 1ms been for fnmn
time In 2Malone with her grandfather.
Captain Manning, has returned Mr,
anil Mrs. AVItllam Jay Barker of Now
York, have arrived at their summer
homo on Hog- Island point. The Swan
ton creamery lias commenced the man
ufacture of cheese for the Boston
trade. II. (f. Jones, who underwent a
serious operation on his foot, Is Im
proving and nblo to ride out. Mrs. c.
H. Stone hns gono to Stow for the
summer. The little triangular bit of
green at tho Junction of Canada and
Spring streets Is to have a fountain,
erected by tho ladles In the Immediate
Mrs. A. J. Woodward, who has suffer
ed for several months with blood poison
ing In her hand nnd had the linger am
putated, went to the Mary Fletcher hos
pital, Burlington, last week and had the
diseased bono removed from the palm of
her hand. Mr. and Mrs. James Kidder
went to Sheldon Saturday to attend the
funeral of their cousin, Mr Leach. Mr.
prnl Mrs. Mcrrltt (J. Kldrcd carno Satur
day to the home of Mrs. Kidred's moth
er. Mrs. Kdna Bice, returning to Shel
2,'urno Monday. Mrs, Guy Woenlward.
who has been for several months with
hrr sister who Is a helpless Invalid, wan
nt homo fer a few days and roturned
with her nephew to Albany Monday.
Miss Ruth Wright nnd Miss Alberta Orr
attended tho teachers' meeting nt St. Al
hnns Friday. Miss Martha Perley and
Mrs. Morris Woodward went to St. Al
t.ins Monday to meet Miss Florence Per
il y. who was to arrive from Bnton,
N. M., whero slio has been teaching for
two years.-The Kptscopal society of
Knosburgh Center have raised money to
paint the church and put new glass In
the windows. Carml Marsh of the Falls
gavo KM towards tho repairs, which nre
found necessary. F. L. Kenfleld has not
h.s logs reduced so that he has diminish
ed all but Ills regular help In the mill. -There
was a slight thunder shower Mon
day after noon. Tho mereuiy dropped
Monday night almost to a frost.
Mrs. II. A. Searles of Des Moines,
Iowa, and daughter, Mrs. F, R. Clement
of Burlington, and Mrs, C. I Austin of
Canton, N. V., called In this village
Snlurday.-Mr. and Mrs. 12. A. Percy
i' mi daughter of Bedford, Quo., passed
Sunday and Monday with Mrs. Perci's
rarents, Mr. and Mis, '. S. Kwlns
Oscar Bow en and son, George, attended
the funetal of Mrs. Bowcn's mother,
I Mis. Julia Gallup, nt Noith Sheldon
j Monday - Miss mldrcd Or. of Knosburgh
was tlie guest of Miss Kuulco Stnnlej
over Sunday Mrs. Baca of St. Alhatis
Bay la at tho homo of the llev. and
Mrs. O. L. Barnard. -Mrs. M. Peterson
and tho Rev. O. L. Barnard attended tho
AV. C. T. U. convention at Montgomery
Center and the missionary meeting at
Itlchford Thursday and Friday, Mrs.
J.evl Qoodhue is 111 with pneumonia.
i ne death of Max AVcld occurred at
Manchester. X. H., Monday and burial
waft mad at this place Wednesday fore
noon. Mr. AA'eld was a son of the late
I., A. Weld and a former resident O
W Webster, fornierlv customs oflteei- a,
this place moved to
Albui-Bh Spi r.
W I!. L'iclillii has sold to T D Hms;
hey a building lot on ntoiv.ile ne. , e.
- Mrs. M. W. Rounds Is In n Mont.i I
hospital to 'inilergo an operui on for w n
teinoval of a fibrous tumor. Cwl 1,
"ot t of Sprlnglleld, Mass.. is visit, r,g , a
mother, Mrs. Abide J. I2llltt.-Mnx Lau
der married Monday Miss Ruby Iteali
of Brorni; Corner, Que. Mr. arid Mrs.
Koreri Fuller of Cownnsvllle, (juo , am
visiting at c. B. Hill's - Mlsa Klttj
Garvin Is taking a vacation from bet
duties In the insurance olio of F II tfel-ley.-Mr.
and Mrs. Walter IJenolt of
Lowell, Mnss., nre vl'-ltlng In this plnoo
and Berkshire. -The St. Albans Distil, t
Association Womnn's Foreign Missionary
society elected tho following officers
here Inst week: President, Mrs. William
Shaw, Knosburg Fnlls; lire. presidents,
Mrs. Ralph Ixiwn nf St. Albans, Mrs, H.
O. Ward of Moretown, Mrs. 12. K. Sll
loway of Morrlsvllle; recording secretary,
Mrs. J. o. Corliss. Swanton; correspond
ing secretary, Mrs. J. M. Jeffords, Knos
burg Falls, Mrs. F. M. Foster of KIta li
ning, Pa., is passing a few weeks wit.t
her parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. M. D. Lear -
For the Queen's birthday (clebratiot In
Sutton, Que., Monday, over 'j ti-ker.s
were sold at this station, and more Iran
as many others went in nutoiiioblles an 1
rr triages. Rlchford Military band r ir.
i.ished music for the occasion -Jo'-' , '1
Ilnlro of Brorne, Que., beanie u. a
fighting londltlon Saturday evening nut
ceiited a disturbance on River street.
Me was arrested hy Deputy sheriff i, i.
I'tianeiif. Monday morning he was ar
iilgned before Justice of the pe,i e It.
A Conner nnd pleaded guilty to a ore (
0' the peace and was fined at 1 . osts,
ainouiitiig to 110.71. D. W. Cnrpeiitei,
prarid Juror, prosecuted.
Tho Sweat-cvnilngs (,,., .r,. 1.
Ir.g a transmission line from Hs p wer
station to the grist mill of II. y. Haid. 1
Troy street, and M. Hardy will if ...1
an electric motor for grinding In pia-o
of the present gasolene engine. F W,
Mitchell has lately installed a thrce-hoise-power
electric motor ami others
are figuring on this power to run various
Bishop Hall made his annual (sta
tion to this parish Tuesday. May IS.
Services were held at seven o'elm k Tues
day nt which seven were confirmed
At sn-n o'clock Welned.iy morning
there was celebration of the hr.lv com
munion, the bishop conducting the serv
iced, assisted by the rector, tho Rev.
William M. AVnrlow. An apron sale and
supper were held In the vestry of tl-n
I i'nmn Cliureh Thursday afternoon art
j evening. May Jo, under the auspices '
the ("hurch Relief snrloty. It was well
attended and n success in every wn
Quite a number from this village nttend-
' eel the chlrken pie dinner In Bakersfle' I
Thursday. May ;o, given by the Cafhol -moiety
In tlie dining room of the hotel
-.1. C. Davis s assisting In AV S Siuv 1
store -Ray Sturtevant Is quite ill w'th
! Mr. and Mrs. J. 12. Rugg of Omaha,
Nth., wero the guest of his parents.
(Mr. and Mrs. Giles Ruggs, last week
1 The B. F. A. base ball team went 'o
j Bakersfleld Saturday and played the
L'.ipham Acad-'niy team. The s-ore was
i to 1 In favor of Brlshani. -Roy Gil-nan
Is. confined to the house anel unablo
(o attend school by an abcess In I 's
head -Mrs. Blanch Pilnce of Johnson Is
I the guest of Mrs. Sarah Rowland -Ft-1
lis Foster of Swanton was the Ruest
I of the Bey. s. S. Brlghnm Satu-d'i'
. I-' L. Smith's creamery Is ma ng ami
j I.rflO pounds of butter a day. Mrs Lor
, tie Story of Johnson Is tho guest of ber
1 sister Mrs. May FTa richer George Hunt
1 and Mrs. Hiram Cook are ill
I FRANKLIN. .
' Ci.lon Memorial service will old
Sunday. The Rev. Mr. West ot w I
preach the sermon Memorial day . it
be observed hv the schools Monday w 'h
exercises in the town hall. Mr. and Mrs
R. J. Gates attended the funeral of
Mrs. Julia Gallup at North Sheldon Mon
day. The Rev. F. W. Day will deliver
a Memorial addres In Montgomery Fri-da3-Mrs.
V. J. Gates is visiting In St.
Albans. Mrs. Helen and Miss 121. a.
Rnndall visited at J. B. Dlmnn's Mon
day. Moses Duelos, who has been con
fined to the house for two weeks, Is able
to bo out. Mrs. Bessie AA'rlght Is gnd-
; unllv Improving. John J. Russell i-as
! been confined to the house for a v
days. The hiph Febon will present the.
play "Farmer Ilaskins" In Liberty J-all
Rurdette Start nf Bakerslleld was i
town Saturday. Col. L. C. Leavens or
Itlchford and II. , pond of Kast Berk
shire wore In town Thursday-.'
Ju.wlev is moving back on his farm
II. Fuller Irs von low and cannot li-
long A. A. Cook Is In Greenville. Me ,
for a few days. -The pre-Memorlal Day
exercises given by the pupils of tho Mont
gomery Center gt ailed school will b
held Friday afternoon at two o'clock 'l
the Baptist Church. There will be an ad
dress by the Rev. F. W. Day of Frank
lin. The Free Press s requested to men
tion that all nre most cordially Invited to
Mrs. Sidney Judd Is 111 with pne miopia.
The little daughter of Byron Gabaren
is 111 with measles The Bey G. c
MeDoug.ilI preached nt St. Albans lov
Sunday evening In exchange with t e
Iv Mr. Quliw.iy Mrs. M. O. Bragg is o
Mrs. K. A Wood is quite -111 with f-i
measles. Miss lyiive Dimster, Mls vi
rile Newton and Harry Newton wer.i
driving home from church Sutidnv, wlen
the horso gnve a quick turn in the road,
throwing Miss Newton out. She receive!
a sprained wrist. - Mr and Mrs. o. n.
Wood were In Burlington Tuesdav -Arthur
Wood of Burlington Is the guest
of L. K. Rovden. Karl Havden Is at
homo from Bellows Academy, 111 with
Mrs. llliod.r Cbndwick of. Sheldon la
making her annua! visil, to llr' daughter,
Mrs. A. I". Royce tfrx. Phebo Brewer
of Richland Center, wis., only surviving
sitter of A- K. Honsiuger of this place,
continues to grow weaker. Mrs. Brewer
hiiH been conllned to her bed fur llvo
months with Illness, due to old ngo nnd
a hardening of the arteries. She Is 3
Bishop Hall made his annual visit to
calvary C lunch and eor.tlrmed tlc cm-
dtdates Wednesday evening, May !'
Mrs. S. Brown lias spent the last two
weeks In Rutland and Schenectady.
Miss Pauline Perley was In Rlchford
over Sunday Mrs. F. S, Hutchinson nnd
Mlns Mary Forsythe of Knosburgh Falls
wero guests of Mrs. Daniel Moren Wed
News was received Tuesday of th
lentil of Mrs. Susan Head of Bakera-
fleld nt tho home of her son. H H Head,
after a short Illness Mrs Head was &s
rs of age last March and had always
iti..4iMitcit 011 urmr I.