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THE BUnijTNOTON PKEE PRESS AND TIMES: THURSDAY, JANUARY L'O, 1910.
HAPPENINGS IN VERMONT.
(Continued from 2nd Page)
lay for a vlolt to friends In Montreal.--
Mls3 Cora Rllss of Randolph has been
In town for n few days. Tho Sanctuary
toelety of St. John Baptist Church
re;enlly elected the following office!
Miss Zonlda Mnynard, president; Ml""
Charlotte Young, vice-president; Miss
Alma Lnflaino, secretary-treasurer: Miss
Azlldn Oarrow, lecturer. Mrs. E. 3.
Parmeleo Is speaking In somo of the.
towns of Addison county this week In
llio Interest of equal suffrage
Tho annual roll call of tho Haptlst
Church, whlrh had been postponed
from Jnnunry fi on nccount of storm,
was held Friday cvenlnjr. Tho Uov.
Dr. W. A. Davison of Burlington,
Htntn missionary, was present and
gnve mi address. Of tho 104 members,
fil were present and responded to their
names, while 19 others cither sent a
letter or n messago by a friend. The
leports of tho church and allied soci
eties were encouraging ns to member
ship, financial condition and work done
during the year. Mr. and Mrs. Ar
thur M, Pond and little son passed
last week with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. C'rampton of East Berkshire.
Mrs. Hubert Dowllng, who hits been
visiting her mother, Mrs. P. M. Flana
gan, returned to St. Albans Saturday.
The. firm of Clark Brothers have
moved from tho store which they
have long; occupied near the corner of
Main and Troy streets to the new storo
finished for them In the new building
of the Sweat-Comings Co. on the comer
of Main und Powell Btrcets. Jesse M.
Conger Is visiting In Burlington. Mrs.
Lydln F. Hewett Is visiting In Burllng
ton. Mr. and Mrs. Napoleon Dnnyaw of
Sheldon Springs visited here over Sun
day -Mclvln Sheldon of this town and
Miss Retta White of North Troy were
married January 13 by the Rev. W. E.
Dr. Nathan Franklin Hamilton died at
I a m. Tuesday of blood polsonltiR. Tho
funeral will be held at St. Ann's Episco
pal Church this forenoon at 10:30
0 lock, the Rev. F. Barney Loach ofll-
1 atlng, and the burial will be In Hlllsldo
metery, with Masonic honors. Dr. Ham-
II' u wns born In Berkshire November
hi. i.M.1, and had lived the greater part
Df is life In this town. He enlisted from
lit hshlre in Co. F, 10th Vermont volun
ter s May 1C, 1803, when only 17 years old,
ni ' uas mustered out Juno 30, 1566. He
rt rd dentistry and began practice in
1ST n addition he studied medicine for
on -or with his brother, the la.te Dr. J.
unllton. Previous to his dental ca
lec ie was for a time a store clerk, and
ni worked at the carpenter's trade,
fc il buildings In this town being his
w He was also engaged for short
pc ils In other vocations, but dentistry
his life work. Dr. Hamilton U sur-
d by his wife, who was Miss Nettle
(i " daughter of the late Alvln Goff, two
s r Clair G. Hamilton, a dentist In this
i ngc, and Harold G. Hamilton, a stu
dent In the Rich ford high school, thre
brothers, Dr. M.. T. Hamilton of Newport,
Hermon H. Hamilton of Connecticut, and
E. II. Hamilton of St. Albans, and one
sister, Mrs. W. B. Greene of this village, i
The condition of Mrs. Wallace W.
White, who is critically 111, Is a little moro
comfortable. H. M. Chaffee of St. Al
bans, has entered the employ of the New
t in I'ress. In a short time the plant will
be moved to new quarters on the second
lloor of the Sweat-Comings company's
building on the corner of Main and Pow
Mi and Mrs. Edwin Strait went to
Fr t kiln Friday to visit their son, R. R.
S'lr " L. H. Caswell is in South Bur
llnu'nn visiting his brother. Mrs. Cyrus
l.en i got up early lust week Tuesday
to s ,3 to the fire and in rump way fell
nnd hurt her hip. Gn nc count of her ad
v ai ed age. which Is about SO, she is in a
rrlt al condition. Miss Helen Leach Is
keeping house for Mrs. G. G, Orton, while
(he Is In Montgomi ry with her daughter.
The funeral of Arthur Mower was held
rt the Methodist Church Sunday after
noon at 2:00 o'clock. The Rev. Mr. Low
Mi of St. Albans officiated. The funeral
was largely attended. Mr. Mower had
been suffering with tuberculosis for tho
j.ast three years. He had been to Col
orado and different parts of the coun-
He died at Spi inglleld, Mass. F,
Dein ng, D.D.S., bus piesented to
Hu. Sheldnr. Free Public Library a set
jf Tlhe American Cyclopaedia, hound In
aw- calf The set cost when new, $120.
The fifneral of Mrs. Judson Wood was
held last Sunda afternoon at the home,
'he Rev V. G. Mansfield officiating. A
oung child Of Clarence Uldcll was burled
.Monday F. 1?. Iximbert of Ixrwell was
'it town last wrek. A daughter was born
to Mr. and Mrs. W J. Wright Tuesday
January 11. Mrs. C H Farnsworth, who
lias been quite .lick, Is better, F. W
Jinndy has gone ti Barton, where he has
u position at tho tub factory W. J.
Wright, W. S. Parker and J. W. Good
speed, town auditors, have called a niet
itig for settlement -vith the different
town officers at the f)wn clerk's office
Tursday, February 1. Asias Gurtln of
Kast Franklin wns In town Tuesday and
Wednesday, II, H. Tracy Is visiting In
liarre and Montpeller. Charles Gira'rd
has gone to Barton, where he has work
in tho tub factory. Lyman Cnntell has
fne to Sheldon Springs to work.
The funeral of Frank Hart, Sr., was
held at tho Congregational Church Sun
day at two p. in., Rev W. F. Clark of
Enosbtirg Falls officiating. The bearers
were Ills four sous, and Interment was
In the Centre cemetery, Ho Is survived
by a widow and four sons and daugh
ters by a former marrlnge. F. L. Ken
lleld Is installing an enxlno In his mill.
At the Baptist Church at East Hnos
biirg Tuesday evening, Jan, X, the Rev.
W. F. Clark of Enosburg Falls will
give a froo stereoptlcnn tectum on Bur
ma, A collection will be taken at tho
ose for the cause of missions. Rev.
Mr. Pierce, lately jf Massachusetts, will
tho first two Sundays in February with
a view to becoming pastor, Mrs. R, M.
Carpenter Is slowly Improving. The con
dition of Mrs. A. O, Baker Is critical,
Mis. Alice. Oregory, nged 2f. years, died
very sudenly Thursday, The funeral wns
held Monduy morning at the Catholic
Church in Fairfax, Her remains were
tuken to St. Albans for burial. She is
survived by a husband, Clyde Gregory,
n father and mother, Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Langton, three brothers, Mel
liotirni', Arthur and Andre-w Ixington, and
two sisters, Mrs. Fred McArthur of Ht.
Albans and Mrs. Horrlgan of New Vork
city.- Mrs. Carmon Brush has gono to
a hospital In Burlington, where she will
recelvo medical treatment. Mrs. W. 8.
Bhepardson, Mrs. C. F. Corse and Mrs.
D. C Robinson attended the funeral of
Mrs Clyde Gregory at Fairfax Monday,
II. &. Jones and bride returned Mon-'
day from Montreal, whero they were
man led a week ngo. Several days were
passed with friends In Ottawa. H. G.
Jones company resumed earring sand
for St. Johns Monday. This Is used in
constructing the new Canadian Paclllo
bridge, over tho Ulchelleu river. Marbto
blocks from the red quarries of tho
Barney Mnrhlo company are being haul-'
ed to the mill. Dr. Huff was called to
Mnores, N. v., Sunday evening by the
sudden death of his father Tho Toqun
hunga club will entertain with cards and
dancing Friday evening.
Newr has been received that Mr. nnd
Mis, William Wright of Montgomery
nte tho parents of a daughter, born Jan.
11. Mrs. Wright Is better known In
Fall fax as Miss Alice Orton. Tho ther
mometer roglsteied Saturday morning
fiom 1.. to 25 degrees below zero. Tho
little child of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gor
don Is quite 111 -Mrs. Ella Martin hat
returned from a visit In Milton and Underbill.-Mis.
Hiram Bowlns- of Milton
was tho gust of Mrs Anna Holbroolc,
Jan. 17.-Mrs. II. J Ruggler Is visiting In
St. Albntt-H. Ballard spent Mon
day In Milton on business. Mr. nnd Mrs.
A. A. Beeman hnve returned from Ilinu-
don, where they have been visiting Mra,
Beeman's pare nts - E. D. Shcpaulson Is
getting a large number of logs for both
his own and custom use. H. O. Wilkin
lr taking the school census. Mr. nnd
Mrs. 1. W. Parrls spent Monday In St.
Mr. and Mrs ltowatd Chaffee arc the
parents of a son The Ladles' Aid so
ciety of the Method. st Episcopal Church
will meet Tliursda . afternoon with Mrs.
Charles Bnker.-Kdwln Farnsworth is
very sick. The l:l nr Veneer Co., lost a
valuable horse lost week. Mlssi Mlna
Combs of Rlchford visited her sister,
Mrs. Arthur Uigpe. last week. Mrs.
Corliss Martin Goff of Rlchford Is visit
ing Mr. and Mrs. H M. Martin. Mrs.
Grant of Berkshire islted relatives here
William Welcome anil two duugh
teis of Man.sonvllle Que., visited his
aunt, Mrs. Cyru Goodhue, Thursday.
Tho officers of Frontier Orange were In
stalled by District Deputy II. R. Olni
stead, Thursday evening, followed by a
short literary program Remarks were
made by Fay Brlgham of Bakcrsfleld
and tne Rev. F. Wilson Day of Frank
lin. Mrs. Leslie Macy is III with rheu
matism. A daughter was born to Mr
nnd Mrs. licorge Washer, Thiirsdn.--
Suprenie Chief Ranker J. O. Kimball
assisted by Supreme Marshall W. II.
Yaw. both of Enosburg Falls, Installed
tho officers of Court West Berkshire,
No. 3760, Independent Order of Foresters,
Monday evening. Tho Installation was
followed by a literary program after
which refreshments were served.
R. A. Wilcox died at his home on tho
Inke shore Saturday morning with can
cer of the stomach. He had been In
poor health for a year but, for the last
few weeks hoo failed very rapidly. He
was 77 years old and leaves a wife and
two sons, Bert of Maine and Fred of
Georgia, with whom he lives. The fun
eral was held at his home Tuesday, the
Rev. C. W. Clark officiating, and burial
was In Georgia Plain cemetery.
SW ANTON CENTER
Esther, the 13-year-old daughter of
NEW BISHOP CF
Latest Picture of the Rev. J. J. Rice of North
bridge, Mass., Who Has Been Chosen to Suc
ceed the Rt. Rev. John S. Michaud.
ai mil mi
Saturday caused some excitement, A hot
box was the calico, but the flames worn
extinguished before any great damage
Dr. Hlckey of Rr: aid, who wns call
ed heto by the sudden Illness of his
mother, returned to his homo Saturday.
Mrs. Poeton of England, mother of the
Rev. E. J. Poeton, lectured at the Con
gregational Church lo a large audience
Sunday nlght.-MIss Georsle Wells re
turned to her school In Montpeller Mon-
day.W. H Stearns has returned from
Boston. Tho Rev. I. A. Rnnney lost a
valuable horse recently. Ho found It
dead In his barn. Mrs.' A. J. Gould has
so far Improved that she Is able to be
otit.-C. II. Stearns was In Morrlsvlllo
nnd Lelnnd H., survive h'm. He Is also
survived by a sister, Mly Azella Coodell.
and a step-mother, Mrs Lottie Gnodcll.
.Mr. Cioodell hni been prominent In tho
town affairs of F'more having served the
town as heleclman. lister nnd health offi
cer and as re resentatlve of that town
In the Legls'ature of IMS. The storo of
r,. W. l.ates has been Impnned by the
nlacinir of nl.lle elnss vlrirln.vs. In ihr
and Mrs. P. D. Pike Sunday afternoon) front.-Otto Blndgrtt. a Uerk for II.
for Mrs. Catherine (Towne) Ladd of, Walt(. & Korll fnr nt,lirIy Uvo ycnrK( com.
Plnh field and the burial wns made In, plr.tr(1 cm;aKcmHtlt ,Mcr( Saturday
River Bank cemetery. Mrs. Ladd was nlf.tlt- ,.,, K to (,stni whpre h(
the daughter of Luke J. Towne nnd -.vasl PJ!prctll t, PPCUr(. p-r.pioyment.-The mem
fornurly a resident of Stowe. living since bor;1 (f Lampc GlnncP are ,nvlu.(, to
in Waterbury. Barre and Plalnfield. She hsPr p thu annlv,,rf!arj. of .np (,,.., nBU
Is suivivcd by her husband, P. J. Ladd,' , ,, ... 0,l(1, r-t.,, ....
Funeral services .vuo conducted by the
Rv. A. G. Cornwell at the home of Mr.
Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Merrltt went to
Morrlsvlllo Thursday to pass tho remain
der of the winter with their son's
widow, jurs. Nettle Men Itt. Mlrs Mary
Warren visited In Morrlsvlllo scvrral days
the hist of tho week. The Infant con of
Mr. and Mrs. Hiineno Wheeler, Jr., Is
III of pneumonia. A, W. Foster has
moved Into his new house. C. J. Kim
ball lost ono of his largo team horses
Monday night. Mrs, Anglo Jones Is very
111 at the home of her son, Carl. H. W.
Paddlcford was taken to the hospital
Thursday nnd operated on for appendici
tis, he Is doing very well. H. P. Hoods
Son's creamery company filled their Ice
houses Monday. The Ice was about 16
Inches thick and of .nc quality. Clar
ence Wheeler hJ'i moved into tha Fife
Infunt children of Fred Davis and Ed
ward Lock r.io very 111. Mr, and Mrs.
H. B. Hill and daughter, Uaura, were
In Essex Junction and Burlington sev
eral days last veel;. Mrs. Thomas J
' Cl. coney Is spci'dlrr; u few weeks with
hei niece, Mrs. M J. Barnes of Hurllng-
' t..n Aim t.-rl.rn. Mo,'.nt-.l la wnfnillniT
few days this week with her mother at
J'iffersonvlllo.-Thu Citizen's Telephone
Co. have, placed a telephone In Ben
Gomo's house In Codding Hollow. E.
B. Wetbeicll Is vlslling Ills daughter,
Mis. Azio Webster, at Morrlstown. Mrs.
L. ; Holt, who has been spending sev
eral months with her motuer, Mis. Mary
rtnsirong, left for her home at Seattle,
Wash., on Monday. Mr and Mrs. Mark
Webb of .leffcrsomllle visited her sis
tf.r, Mis. E. M. Maynaid, Sunday
At Hie regular meeting of Mansfield
Mountain Granire Saturday afternoon tho
lei lure hour will be open to the public
I'Jbe program will lncludo papers on cur
j rent events. Some achievement's of 3D10,
I the quo. of the North Pole. What our
t grandfathers would thin!! of 1910. A
, discussion of the relative Importance of
j the perfected flying machine and wire
I less telegraphy. A report of a year's
i experience In contesting. recitations.
I singing by .-holr. The subject of tho
Rev. O. S. Raspe's sermon at I'nlty
Chinch Sunday afternoon will be "The
for the past two weekti died Sunday
morning. Homer Thiasher Is reported ns
very much Improved In health. Richard
Whitehead Is seriously HI with appendl-cltl.-
and his condition Is considered crlt-cal.-Tho
Rev. R. C. Flags, D.D., of the
Congregational Church will exchange
with the Rev, C. C. Adams of Es.ex
Junction next Sunday. J, A. Hatvoy of
Montreal Is at heme for n few days.
Mndlscn Blshee tins been appointed
deputy customs collector nl North Troy
and has moved his family there.
A public Installation of the Woodmen
officers wns held and banquet served by
them last Wednesday evening. T. N.
Gallagher nnd sou, Renfrew, nnd Mrs.
Norah Renfrew, Mr. and Mrs. C. II.
Hanson were In St. Johnsbury Friday.
Mrs. Susie Black of Greensboro was
called to this town hi3t week by the
icrlous Illness of her sister, Mrs. Wilson.
I. D. Leavltt has purchased tho Cleorse
Chnse houso for t.'OO. Mrs. William Wll
f.on, who suffered a relapse last week, Is
more comfortable. She has a trained
nurse from St. Johnsbury. Mrs. Meroa
Renfrew Is In Penchant. S. R. Carey.
who has been strlously 111 with heait
trouble, ' Is more comfortable, Mr. and
Mrs. Gcorgo Howard returned Inst Fri
day from several days otny In St. Johns
Tho W. C. T. V. will meet with Mrs.
J. A. Oosa Friday afternoon at 2:30
o'clock! topic, Membership. Tho Hnzen
Road Pomona Grnnge will be entertain
ed by tho Caspian Lake Grange In the
Woodmen's hall at Greensboro Bend
Saturday. The InstilWtloi. of oiflceri at
Caspian Lako Orange occurred Saturduy
ti'fternooi!, State Master Smith of Mor
rlsvllle officiating. - Mr. and Mrs. Smith
were entertained by Mrs. John Barrlns
'.on. B. M. Wll'.ey Is In Fletcher. Mrs.
M. D. Chase has been sick for few dnvs
i' nil thorc has been no school at tho vil
lage. Forest Benjamin it improving.
The social dance at Dufur's l.c.c! Fri
day night wn well attended
The Baptist ladles gave a social at H.
E. Campbell's last Friday evening.
About CO were present. Leland Wlby
returned to Schenectady, N. IT., Monday.
Cuttls Wllley la salnlnr; "lowly.--
D. F. Davl, secretary of the Stat
board of iihaininiy, nnnoiinctd Thurs
da" l lie names of the three successful
(ni.dldntcH fnr certificates a.s Registered
pl.utmaclsts from the class who took tin
examination nt tho Slate House January
4. This clnss was made up of seven
candldate.'i and those thnt passed wen
Thomas II. Barkley o. Vaigoniiev, E. G
Smith of East Hnrdwlek, und Roy W
Chase of Banc.
Mocs P. Mmey, ono of the oldest and
best known French lesldenls of tho city,
died late Thursday night, nged 79 years,
His funeral was held Monday inornlnit
nt eight o'clock from Ht. Angirtine'H
Church nnd burial was in the CatholK
cemetery. Mr. Moiey was born in Que
bec, but had lived In this city since t.Cr
Ho Is survived by his wife, who was
Miss Julia Felix of Montpeller. Six chil
dren wore born to thi.ni, but nil have
died. Mr. Morey was a bb.clismlth by
trade. By fortunate Inve'.tintnts In real
estate many years ago ho accumulated a
large property. The death of Mr. Morey
lenves only six couples In Montpeller
who lip.ve been manbd morn thnn .'0
An rveidoie of laudanum, tr.ktn to ro
llevc pain, cau.'ed the deatli of Orlando
W. Hatvey Fi Iday. Deceased was fit
years old. Ho was born In East Mont
peller nnd wks for mny yeni:i a wel!
known twiner and driver of horses. Illi
fi.no-al v.as hold Saturday afternoon from
tne home of Mrs. C. II. Woodr, h'.i
daughter, on Barr street and burial
was In the Culler cemetery In East
A. G. Stone, , wsll known Jeweler of
this city, died Saturday morning of
heart failure while- reading a newspaper
at hl heme on Winter street. Mr. Stcno
h..d been ill since the holidays with tho
grip but his condition was not considered
seilou.-). Ho was born In Claremont, N
H,. and was (A years old. Ho came to
.Montpeller In KA nnd for more than a
quaitcr of a century had been one ot
the reliable business men of the city. He
Is survived by n widow and one daugh
ter. Ills funeral wns held from his lato
heme Tuesday afternoon.
A fii- In the basement of A. II. Tcmplc':i
d- goods store lato Saturday n'.itht
threatened tho destruction of the Union
block and damaged by smoke and water,
Emera Strawn was not r.bie to woikl , m tlu. lin(,emeMt l0 the value of
tempi ' ;iture. being 20 degrees bcWv. irr
a daughter, Mrs. Barren, of Barre, two
sons, Frank Ladd of Plalnfield and Fred
Iadd of Worcester, Mass,, live slsteis.
Mis. Elizabeth Fuller, Mis. Eunice Pot
tle, Mrs. P. D. Pike of Stowe, Mrs
Mary Atwood of Morrlsvlllo and Mrs. II.
M. Molt of S.vracuso, N. V., and oim
brother. George A. Towne of South',
Mr. nnd Mis. A. P. Royce, Is very 111 of! Frnmlngluim. Mnhs- Ml' 1'a,11 an,,l
malignant diphtherla.-Wllllam A. Royco, nu.ighter and two sons and Mrs. Maryl
is about the house on crutches, tho rc-, ,twool weic heie to attend the funeral,
suit of cutting his foot while spllttlnif, .jr8. A. i, c.ite of Fritchbtng. Mas..
wood last FridayFay L. Hazard, for- nmi p. c Sciibner of Belfast. Me., are
merly of tills plnce but for seveial years, jljre on nccount of the Illness of their
of Boston, received a present of j:0 in
gold from thp stre l railway for a clean
record ns motornr.in for the past ye'ar.
AVord has been received here of the
birth of a son to Mr. nnd Mis Elmer
Lord In Gorgona, Panama.-M Mullhi
of Swanton visited his daughter. Mrs
Roy Rockwell over Sunday. Those who
attended tho party at the home "t Mr
and Mrs. Myron McGregor last Friday
evening report a very enjoyable time.
The annual meeting of the Ladles' Aid
was held at S. S. Grlswold's. About CO
assombled for dinner. The officers of
the past year remain tho same as the
previous year with two exceptions. Mrs,
E. J. Parker celebrated her birthday
January 15 by glvlns a dinner to a few
of her Intimate friends and neighbors.
A very pleasant tlmo was enjoyed.
Walter Iadd returns to his homo In
Chnzy. N. T. The thnw of Monday near
ly spoiled the sleighing. Two or three
havo crossed on the ice to Plattsburgh.
Mrs. J. J. Stewart Is 111. H. R. Darby,
who has been 111 the past week, Is ablo
to be out, Hardy R. Vantlnc of Dallas,
Texas, Is In town. Tho birthday anni
versary of Miss Edith Hunter was
celebrated Thursday evening at tho
residence of her uncle, H, E. Manning.
About 35 youn people were present,
Mrs. N. L. Klngsley has been visiting
relatives in Burlington for a few days.
. F. Smith find fnmlly arc moving to
Fnderhlll. Mrs. J. W. Reynolds of Mil
ton, who has been vlsltng her sister,
Mrs. J. J. Stownrf, has returned to her
ISLE LA MOTTE
mother. Mrs. C. r. Scrlbner. Mis. Sciib
nrr Ins been 111 for somo time but her
condition h conaIdeie,l favorable. Her
' brother. Dr. Stylos of Kt. Jobnsbuiy.
was railed in counsel Friday. Hnr-y
Wan en and Miss Imv Smith when driv
ing to the village from Stowe Hollow
Ftlday evening were thrown out by the
upsetting of the sleigh as they tinned
out for a team. The horse left Imme
diately for Russell's stables, leaving the
!,oi.ns people to walk In. The sleigh w.is
damaged. Mis. R. L. Butler of Jewell
lounty, Kansas, is visiting her brother,
J. w. Wr'sley and other friends In
Stowe. R. O. Wrlsley passed Sund'ty
with his son, Mllo. at Mary Fletefior
Miss Martha Wright of the Ame'ir in
Exp! ess ofllco is having a vacation I his
week and will pass some time In Walci
bury. Jnmos Gillette of Moutprller and
Walter (Blltitte of South Dakota are visit
ing their sister, Mrs. Foster Dow. Mrs.
rthur French teturncd to Waterbury
Monday. W. W. Ayers Is 111 with a cold
and pink eye. William Cady Is lecover-
lng from severe injuries on the head and
face. He was kicked by a horse. A
daughter was born on January 15 to Mr.
and Mrs. P. S. Kaiser. The Congrega
tional Homo Missionary society nn i
with Mrs, Alice A. Raymond Wednesday
nfternoon. The Methodist Foreign Mis
sionary society meets with Mrs. Sylvia
Poor this afternoon, Tho Iikn
View Literary club met with Mrs. Ver
non Wilklns Monday afternoon. Mrs. C
F. Eddy is gaining in health. The con
dition of Mrs. Betsey Munn, who Is suf
fering from a shock at the homo of her
daughter In Waterbtiiy Center, is more
favorable. John Drugg, who has been
critically 111, is steadily Improving. Hl
son, Henry Drugg, has returned to Proe.
tor. Mrs. Flora Cushman and Miss Ruth
McMahon havo been chosen to represent
I'nlty Church ut tho 100th anniversary of
the t'nitarlan Church In Burlington In the
latter part of January. i
Edwin R. Blgelow, who has been
unable to attend to his work as teach
er In the grammar school for the past
five weeks on nccount of Illness, re
turned Tuesday. Tho boys' basket
ball team defeated a picked team at
Morrlsvllle by a score of 13-17.
' There will be a postal card social at
Hardy R, Vantlno of Dallas, Texas, Is
v sii.ng mi, ;"". '" '"". - the Congregational vctry Friday even
Mr.. V w. I.Mnk is ill with the irrin.-- . ... ...
Ruth Thomas entertained a number ot i
her young friends Saturday In honor of
her birthday. O. H. Purkcr of Burling
ton Is 111 with the grip at H. H. Hill's.
The officers Installed at the Ginngo
Thuii.dny evening were ns follows: Mus
ter, L. F. Pike; overseer, A, L. Hoi
nnmh l.t nrr. Mrs. A. 11. Hill: stewaid.
D. T. Trombly; assistant steward, Holla ,B llkl"K post-graduate courso
Hill; treasurer, Dr. J. S. King, secre
tary, A. H. Hill; chaplain, John Doolln; !
lady assistant steward, Gladys Hill;
tho Three Graces, Cynthia Itllrhte. Mrs.
!,. f. Pike and Llbble Naylor. The in
stallatlon was conducted by Miss Mary
Montgomery, assisted by Ethel Pike. A
short entertainment was given and a
social hour win spent, durliiK which flno
coffee, sandwltchcs, cako and Ice cream
wero served. Herbert Houghton has
gono to Spokane, Wnshlnston, Mrs. Ira
Hull, Gertie Hall and Sarah all have gone
lo Boston for the winter.
James ttkcels died at his homo last
week Friday after an lllnoss of eight
days with blood poisoning. He was born
In Whitehall. N. T In 1863. He leaves a
wife, who was a daughter of H. G, Hoi
comb, a eon, sister and two brothers, A
Masonic funeral wai held on Sunday
and burial was at Whitehall,
ling under the auspices of the Christian
Endeavor society.- While skidding logs
In tho employ of Herbert Ilnriow at
Stowo Forks Tucsdio one of George
Ravelin's horses fell over backwards
dead. Oeorgo A Biirnliam lias been en
gaged ns musical Instructor In tho hlh
and graded schools. Raeburn McMahon
high school. Miss Elslo St. Jock Is In
Buillngton for ten days, A union service
will bo held nt tho Methodist Church
Sunday e.vonlng at seven o'clock with
an nddress by the Rev. J. Q. Angell,
The Rev. W. A. Huzza of Hatfield. Eng
land, will preach at the Congregational
Church on Sunday morning next.
Tho funeral or Elbrldgo Ellhu Ooodell,
who died Tnursday afternoon after an Ill
ness since Monday of ple-uro-pneumonla,
was held nt his late homo Sunday after
noon nt two o'clock, the Rev, C, C 8t,
Claro officiating. Elbrldgo E. Cioodell,
son of RuiiHon B. and Mary A, Goodnll,
was born In El"iore December 16, ises. He
tins spent his entire llfo on tho farm
where he was born. On August 14 he
married Miss Julia Hayes of Stowe, who
with three sons, Eilsha E., Hanson W.
10. Mis. PriscllUi Carroll lias rented
rooms In tne Wait" block, formerly occu
pied by A. J. Gnuvln. Mr. and Mrs. J. L.
iiovey expect to leae In March for Med
ford, Ore, wheio Mr. Hovcy has been en
gaged as foreman on a l-irge fruit f.itm
o'vn'il by Claience Knight of Hyde Park.
The Nipsntuc Pnowslioe club Is n new
organization with Mis. M. P. Maurice,
pi evident; -Mrs. Nellie Crane, vice-president;
Mrs. A. II. Slayton. ecict.-iy and
tie-usurer: Mrs. C. B. Kiamcr, Mrs. O. M.
Waterman. Mis. O. L. Wools, Mrs.
(,'eoif-e TIIIoitii and Mis. ('. H. A. Stnf
t i d sne'-il i-rmml'top.
The mart Inge of James T. Ji wott of
ibis town and Miss Grace fleoigc of
H'owe oeeuired at tho home of Luther
I'-st Sat'irdiy noon, Tlu- Rev. C. C. St.
rturo iifflelate-d. Harry Bumps and
Miss i left rude Marshall, both of this
town, were married Saturday evening
at tho Congregational parsonage by Rev.
i'. C. St. Clare. E. S. lioblnson. carrier
mi mail route number one, ami Rufus
Atchison, carrier on route four, have
been confined to their homes the past
week by Illness. L. L. Camp and P.obert
Entnn. substitute carlcrs, are serving
I. ..iitp. - Installation of officers of
' I f , N' I-, ii ; c.i-urred
Tuofdfiy.-Mlss Myrtle Wbltlivi of
Cambr.dgo Is a guest of Miss (iwendollu
Si. it' Mr. and .Mrs. T. C. Cheney (vo
Inud their lltli wedding anniversary
Saturday afternoon mid evening, nl-o
tl e 71st birthday ot their guest. Smith
r.r.tcs of Iowa, who Is passing a few
weKs with his son, E. W. dales, ni'd
Tho parish (.upper of the Uulvei sallst
society will take place at tho church
estry at six o'clock this evening. The
foluwing will take place part in the post
pra..dlul exercises, the Rev. Otto S.
P.aspe acting as toastinaster, .. N
Uoynton, I. N, Lali.iron. A. J. Small,
F. II. Bartlett, Mrs. C. II. Slocum, Mis
II. J. Fisher. E. W. Webster and the
itev. Otto S. Rnspe. Ai the regular
meeting of Lv.io!!lo Lodge, N. E. O. P.,
held Tuesday evening the officers for the
.ear were installed by Past Warden T.
H. Ell's. At tho close of the installation
a banquet was served, after which
dancing was the order. Representa
tives to tho meeting of tho grand lodge
were elected as follows: Mrs. fieorglanna
Gilbert, T. B, Ellis nnd George I. A.
Smith. Mrs. J. H. Warren returned
Tuesday evening from Ve-rgennes, where
e.lie has visited her sister, Mrs. F. L.
Fish. Miss Ileulah Scrlbner of Johnson
is visiting her sister, Miss Harriet
Scrlbner. Mrs. II. Watte, left Wednesday
for a visit with relatives In St, Albans,
Alburg and ClarcncevIUe, P. Q. Mrs,
Mllo Small is ill with pneumonia, Mi
ami Mrs. Jefferson Churchill nie confined
to the bed with grip and Harry Newland
and L P. Fisher are III. H. Waltu Is in
Boston. Mrs, William Slnnott went to
Walden Wednesday to Join her husband
on the farm iccently purchased by their
son, John Slnnott. Miss Brenda Harris
went to Boston Wednesday to continue
tho study of music Miss Grace Cornwell
Is In Wolcott. Mrs. Wallace Jones of
Enosburg Fails Is tho guest of Mr. and
Mrs, P, E. Jones. Miss Viola Perry has
closed her school in South Iiport and
went Wednesnny to Hardwtrk to visit
Miss Juna Farand.
HYDE PARK. 1
it. W. llulburd Is in Washlngton.-
Mlss Bortha Collins of Laconla, N. II..
Is vlsltne nt Breezy Hill. Mastets Car
roll and Proctor Page returned from
Washington Tuesday, where they havo
been the past two weeks visiting lln'i
grandfather, Bonntor Paso, -Tho
molllo Commandery reception nt the
Hotel Phoenix last Tuesday night wns
largely attended, over ion being present.
Clarence Foster will gn to Jacksonville,
Flo., soon. C. A. Knight la to move to
Oregon soon. Rev. Henry limb will
commence his pnstorate here next Bun
day. Mr. nnd Mrs. D. II. Scrlbner leave
this waek for a visit In Wnshlngton,
A slight Maze at the steam mill last
The posteifflce opened M"iida morn
ing with Its new fixtJixs set u.. The
alterations will considerably enl.v-go the
olfice space, and the new combination
lock boxes are a decided improvement.
The Young Men's Chtlstlan P.rothi i-hoo-l
hockey team played the Rochester high
school team :n Ror herter Saturday. The
game reNUited In a 2 to 1 victory for Rooh
e.'ter. L. ('. Ferguson icturned to New
Vork Monday after visiting Mr. and
Mis. W. E. i.ani.son.The high and graded
schools will close Friday to allow the
teachers to attend th- convention in
Randolph Center. Mrs1. Herbert E. Morse
lt-tuinid I'limi Montpeller Monday.
The high school junior class candy pull
mil social which wan lo have been given
Pililny lias been Indefinitely postponed.
Navier La Fai r of St. Albans was
Wednesday sentenced to serve- 3i days in
tho county Jail at Chelsea for a second
offence of Intoxication. He was arrest-'
ed In the Central Vermont station by I
Offccr Guy A. Osba Tuesday night.'
D.mM D. Howe took him to Chelsea -'
dalles C. Beedle has returned to Kcene, I
N. 11.. after a week's stay with bis
brother, Albert II. Boedle. Frank Whit
ing of Gieeiilleid, N. II., Mr. nnd Mrs.
Lester E. Fiac-g of Brockton. Mass.. and
Call A. Whiting of P.avmond, N. II.. j
hae returned their homes after at
tending the funeral of Mrs. George Flagg
of Biatntrec William Rand lias resum
ed l,ls woik en the rural freo delivery
loute after n several weeks' Illness.
Tho Rev. Joseph Hamilton of Randolph
pie.T-hcd here last Sunday. The Rev. F.
A. Wells, who will complete his third
year as pastor ot the Federated Churches,
next April, rend ills resignation last
Sunday to take effect at tlje close of tho
confeicnco year, Mrs. Marshall Banister,
who has the grip, is convalescing. Tlio
toacheis of the union district under Su
perintendent Lewis will meet at Normal
hall next Friday and tho day will be
spent In discussing educational subjects
connected with district school teaching.
Tlieie are abou 40 teachers In the union.
Postmaster J, B, Eldridge Is the ad
ministrator of Charles L. Smith's estata
and A. A. Oilman and C. W. Danyou are
commissioners. The lady teachers of the
normal school entertained tho senior
clnss last Saturday evening at the old
Ocorge Squires of the Iodine Springs
House Is still nt tho Fanny Allen hospi
tal. On Fatuiday Ills neighbors and
friends mtulo a bee and filled his Ice
house, holding about M0 cakes of Ice.
John Allen, Morton Wright, Hom.r Keel
cr and Kdwaid Lavee were called to
Whltlne Tuesday as witnesses In the
case of Crosby vs. Mnebrlde. Thursday
Is the time set for the hearing of the
suit of Mnebrlde vs. Crosby, both cases
rrowlng out of tfie sale of a steer. The
oyster supper, which was to have been
given In tho town hall Thursday evening
for the benefit of the Catholic Church,
hits been postponed on account of the
iibo of tho hall for a law suit. The Solon
Clark farm has been sold to Edward
Fresslcr; consideration $5,500. Mr. Fress
ler has fnr several years had a position
as engineer In construction work, He will
not teslgn his present position, but the
farm will be run by Thomas Gordon,
Mrs. Fressler's brother.
last week on account of a severe cold
Henry Before last a horse last week. -Tile
Congregational Ladles' Circle held i
business meeting at Mrs. Frank Rich's I
last Wednesday. New officers were'
elected. Hazel Albce, Elizabeth Cof-j
fran and Eugenia Peck spent Inst Sun-i
day In Holland A son was born to Mr.
and Mrs. Einest NI"kerson last Tues-I
day. Mrs. Arlb'.r Kimball is visiting
her mother In Nova Scotia. who bus
lately been stilcken Mind,
Mr. and Mrs. II. O. Miller started
Wednesday for an extended trip through
Lowell, Boston. Springfield. Mass, nnd
Providence, It. I . and Vonkero, N. Y.
Rev. J. E. Bow man nttcndrd the meet
ing of the Orient's County Ministerial
association at Newpoi t Tuesday. Mrs.
Harold Farman and little daughter went
to Montreal Monday and from there will
go to her fathers' in Beebc. Mr. Mars
tun has bought Rodney Paul's faun.
Mr. Newell, who spent a few weeks with
bis daughter. Mrs. Homer Hitchcock,
has gone to see his daughter. Mis. Best.
more. The firemen wet"
by the cold woatlur tic
The school In the Stobblns district Is
closed on account of scarlet foer In tin
neighborhood and the North school on
account of diphtheria. -Howard Wake
field of North Troy Is with bl grand
mother, Mrs. H. II. Newton. Mrs. Oi
dell Bnrkalow of Clilcopee Is the t:ue--t
cf Mr. and Mrs. Fieemnn Farman.
ictor Roberts of Newbury, passed a few
days last week with his sister. .Mrs. Delia
LaClair. Mr. and Mr. Clement Itoyi-c
are the parents of a son, born Jan. 13
A itntiir'iter was born to Mr. a-i 1 Mil.
Paul I'.l'incbard. Jan H.
Cards havo been received in town
for the wedding of Miss Mary
Louise Darling to Earnest Thomp
son Hethrlngton. The wedding will take
place on January 26 at the bride's home
In Newbury. Miss Darling wns a former
teacher in the Brandon graded school.
.no house and barn of Mr. and Mrs.
I harles Doaner weio burned to tho
grou-d at rcven o'clock Thursday even
ing. The fire wns discovered In the
kitchen celling around the chimney by
the five-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs.
Doaner. Jt t-prcad so rapidly that they
were- unable to save anything, The barn
r.rar i.he house caught f're nnd In a short
time wns a total loa althoush by hard
work the llvo tock -.van saved, Mr.
Doaner curried about t"0 Insurance. Mr.
and Mrs. Doaner hud but recently bousht
T. W. Ray has returned from Pough
keopslc and New York city. The grammar
school will have tl sleigh ride and dance
to Whiting to-morrow evening. Earl 8.
Wright, clerk of the fire district, has
Issued a call for a special meeting to
bo held to-morrow evening nt the town
hall to seo If tho voters of this district
will vote to extend the present water
system to residents of the district who
are not supplied at tho present time.
Miss Jielle Brlggs, for the past few years
toll operator at the Chnmplaln Valley
Telephone Co. olfiice, left here a few
weeks ago for Springfield, Mass., and
hn now been appointed supervisor of
the telephone exchnngo In that city.
Mrs, Alice B. Sprague and Miss Ruth
SprainiB have returned from New York
city. Tho fourth grade of tho school
enjoyed a sleigh rldo to Forestdale yes
Bennlo Fenton of Glens Falls, a former
resident of this place. Is In town. An un
commonly large amount of Ico, with
blocks IS inches thick, Is being harvested.
Snow is said to bo fully two feot deep
in the woods and It hangs to tho trees
with unusual tenacity, botherlnn the
wood choppers. Beef hides havo recently
fallen from 10 and 11 cents a pound In
Mrs Bert ClrlhS. who has been 111 nt
tl'e homo of hr sinter, Mrs. J. Q. Duck,
Georgo Baker of North Hurtland Is
vlslttntr his father, Herbert Baker. MIbh
Mary Wilson of Lisbon, N, Y Is visiting
hor brother, the Rev. W. A. Wilson,
Mrs, Mury Lench of Hague, N. Y., Is
visiting her mother, Mrs. Julia Johnson
-Mrs, Oliver LuFnuice and daughter
pawed Bunday In Castlnton. Tho
Woman's Atixllary met with Mrs. Clar
enco Collins Wednesday afternuoii,-
Theie will bo ti masquerade ball und
oyster supper at Blodgctt hall Thuifedny
evening, January Tl.
in which It originated. The lire'- supposed
to 1 nw been cause' by c'u' .r.c light
w ,r- s
A s hi for i3,Qo0 damages was bi ought
Sauiiiiny I y Levi O. Wilder ot Middle
sex against the Vcimont Power & Light
ing cump.inv for nilcged damages to the
land of the plaintiff caused bv the water
from the dam of the defendant company
flooding about 4'J acres. The case Is
returnable at the March term of Wash
ington county court.
The Rev. Dr. E. A Bishop, principal
of Montpeller .Heminnr . has employed
Alchltect F A. Walker to make plans
for new doiinitcuu-s for the semlnsry
and for laying out adjacent grounds.
The trustees hove not yet decided to
build a new dormitory and the endow
ment fund just r.ti.-ed cannot be used for
that purpose, hut such a build ng Is
very inucn nccdid and will have to be
piovlded In tin- not distant future.
Mason S. Stone, State superintendent
of education, sent Saturday to tho sev-eie-!a
district superintendents of the State,
blank's upon wbU h they nro asked to
supplv Informal o-i in regard to tho
wages and professional training of Iha
touchers in Vermont. Thfse replies will
be fiiiiiluu d and will bo later publish' 1
by Mr. Stone
The Mineral of Mrs. Rhoda Lawson
was held Moticl.iv afternoon fiom t'.o
home of James Wekher in Berlin. Mrs
Laws-en died Fi Iday n'gbt after an Ill
ness of two month" he was for many
years In the emplov of James Thwinn
of Barro and was a sister of the late
George Howland of East Montpeller. She
!c-aes one adopted son. Deputy Sheriff
Henry Lawson of this city. Deceased
was S7 years old. Tho Rev. Dr J.
Edward Wright officiated at her funeral.
Arthur E. Allen, Carroll Wakefield,
Homer Hayden and John McCarthy left
Sunday evening for Texas with the ex
pectation of locating there permanently
These young men are all under 21 years
old and they go to the Lone Star Stato
with very high expectations.
Mrs, Mary E. Curtis of Island Pond
was In Montpeller a few hours Satur
day while being taken to the State hos
pital for the Insano at Waterbury. Tho
woman is 42 yenrs old and la the mother
of six children. Her condition wan
pitiable, sne being so violent that It was
necessary to kee.p her strapped to a
stretcher while she was In this city.
Sho was accompanied by a physician and
Tho friends nuilo in this city during
tho session of the Legislature of 1M by
Representative. K. E. Goodell of Elmore
were saddened Saturday to Hear of his
death from pneumonia aftt a very short
Illness. Mr. Goodell was 12 year old and
made an excellent record In the last
Charles R. Ryle returned Saturday
from the Plttsford sanatorium, whero he
has been for several months for treat
ment. His health is much Improved.
Charls H. Lamb nr.d Addle E.
Cntchett. both of this city, were married
last week In Concord, N, H. They are to
reside In Barre atter January 20.
George Doucctte. who -.vno arrested In
Burllr.Kton and brought here Sunday by
Deputy Sheriff H. J. Slayton. charg-ei
witn forging the name Adouphus Free
burg of Barre town, n milk man, on
check for November 22 last and pass
ing it cn G. Tomasi in Barre, wns atven
a hearing in Barro city court Mondaj
morning and was bound over to awnk
the action of the grand Jury. His baf
was fixed at $1,000 which he was unable
to raise and ho was lodged In count:
Jail. Doucctte, who has several aliases
Is 2i years old, unmarried and has lived
In Barre for tho past three years.
The funeral ot Capt. L. M. Hutchinson
was held Wednesday morning froir.
Bethany Church at 10:30, the Rev.
Stanley F, Blomflcld officiating, und
burial was in the cemetery at Wor
cester. Brooks Post, G. A. R attend
ed the funeral In a body and perform
ed their burlul service- nt the church,
In tho list of children of Capt. Hutchin
son, 11, D. Hutchinson of this city was
The first meeting of the creditor of
E. S, Fiake was held Monday morn
Ins In bankruptcy court beforo Rcfero
W, N. Thorlault, A large number ot
creditors were present. W. C. Lvnphler
of this city wns appointed trust. The
court announced a dividend of five per
cent. In the bankrupt cstatu of tho
Chase Candy company of Northfleld and
checks for the snmo will be sent out
next Saturday. Joseph Cnnales of this
city was discharged from liankruptcy,
H. S. Morse, tho Central Vermont
brldyo man, who fell Sunday afternoon
IS feet to tho Ico below, had seveiul ribs
Coutlimcd an fit It peer.)