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3 HAPPENINGS IN VERMONT, Continued from Slid Pnge) clntlvcs hero, have returned to their home n MooEt'Jaw Can. UNDERHILL CENTER. Judge I!. W. Qultin hml his herd of em tio tested, All were found diseased and rondi'tnnrd, The approach of Muicii meeting has developed a splendid crop of candidates for load commissioner.--Fred Liuvicnee has moved to Taunton, Mnss, Ira Rogers of Fair Haven visited his father, John S. Rogers, hist week. The annual March meeting wnrnlng Is posted, and contains 10 articles. A Ua of 1"0 per cent Id iccommended. JERICHO CENTER. T. L. Rostwlek hns outercvl Into nn en gagement with tho Vernuint Spool & Bobbin Co. of HnrlliiRton, ns nrslstnnt foreniiiii, and expects: to move hlB family In Ruiilngton soon nnd begin work. K. J I. Smith has rented his farm to his nephew, of Woodstock, who will tnko possession nboul March 1. Mr. Smith will movo Into the tenement In the block re cently deeded him by T. L. Hnstwlck. He txpects to make additions to tho plant of the novelty works now owned by him. Tho youngest child of Mrs. Flora Nichols l.i very sick with throat nnd Hum trou ble. Mis. l.uuls Lawrence of Lexington, MnsF., Is a visitor at W. 11. Kevv's.-MIss Blanche Uustwick wns home fiom Mld filebury College over Huntlay. Mr. and Mrs. I'rnnk Bellows and children of For rlsb'urg are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Albeit riylnslon. Miss Lornlne Hansom Is In Tohnson. FRANKLIN ST. ALBANS. Mrs. Julia (Richardson) Brown, wl low of George Brown, died at the homo lf her daughter, Mrs. O. Marsh Pierce, Thursday night. Mrs. Ilrown was over h) years old and was horn In Fairfax, ivhere her father, Benjamin Rlchard lon, kept the hotel for many years. When 111 years old she married George Brown of Fnrfax. lie died many rears hot and for 30 years she hutl liindo her home with her daughter In llils city. She Is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Tierce, a grandson, West M. Tierce, and four great Brand tons. , Three daughters have died, one in Infancy. Mrs. Brown was one nf tho oldest persons in town and up to six months ago was as active ns a woman of CO, doing housework, sew 'UK and knitting. For the past thrco tinnths she had been very feeble, hough she retained her faculties to "io end. She was a member of the Episcopal Chr.roh. The funeral wai held at the house Saturday afternoon nt two o'clock and the burial was In tho South Main street cemetery. Dr. Arthur Morton, city health officer, has issued his annual report to tho city council. The number of communicable diseases reported in the city Inst year was !5 compared with 2S:'. tho year before. There have been no opldemlcs, except measles and that disease has been very light. There have been six cases of diphtheria, 20 chlckenpox, three scarlet fever, six typhoid fever, five munps, Dt measles and four whooping cough; total i. and t o deaths Doctor Morton urges the necessity of the city owning and con trolling the wnloished of the two reser voirs in Kali-fax as a safeguard against coutanilnntlon. A very pretty homo wedding took place Saturday evening at nine o'clock .when Miss Farnh L. Clnrk nnd Edward Well ington Wells of New Voik were united In marriage at the home of the bride's par ents, Mr. and Mrs. 13. S. Clark on Mes senger street. Atiout 40 guests were pres ent at the ceremony which was per formed by the Itev. W. I'arkyn Jackson. The "Bridal Chor s" from "Lohengrin" was played by Miss Abblo M. Ityan as the bride, on the arm of her father, en tered the parlor. Mrs. I'er Wllllnger of New York, a sister of the groom, acted ns matron of honor nnd I'er Wllllnger was best man. The bride wore a gown of white silk messallne, a veil caught up with orange blossoms, and carried a shower bouquet of violets. Mrs. Pet Wll llnger wore a livendcr sown and carried white carnation". After congratulations had been received, a delicious lunch was served. The refreshment table presented a very pretty appearance with Its decora tions of carnations and smllax arranged with ehnrmlng effect, Mr. nnd Mrs. Wei's left the city on the 10:12 o'clock train for New York where Mr. Wells is in business and vvheie they will reside. Among those from out of tho city who worn heio for the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. George Cassldy nnd children and MIrs Nina Cleaver of Rutland and Miss Barn'i S. Ford of Hyanuls. Mass. Mrs. Adellntt r.Mnrtel) Sosvillo, wife of Victor Sosvil'e, of Federal street, died Saturday morning as the result of a broken hip, which she suffered about a week ago, Mrs, Sosville was. 01 years old mid Is survived by her husband and cev iral children. The funeral was held at Holy Angel's Church Monday morning at fight o'clock. The Hon. Frank Walworth Smith, aged K years, died at the hospital In this city Monday morning nt seven o'clock, Mr. Smith had been 111 for several weeks and ten days ago underwent a serious opeia tlon from which ho was unable to rally. The funernl was held at tho home on Congress street Wednesday afternoon at Ihico o'clock Mr. Smith was bom In thin tlty January 31, p.Vi, the eldest son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Worthlngton C. Smith, lie received his education In the public schools In this city and in a New York preparatory school, after which he went lo Washington, D. C, to be with his father, who was a member of Congiesss. JIo received an appointment In the Unhurt States postal service and in connection with this position made n tilp around tho world und spent some tlnm In China. On IiIh return fiom abroad ho went to Mont peller where he Mudled law with li. F. Ftfleld nnd admitted to tho Vermont bar In 1&77. In the same year he went to Hartford, Conn, where he practiced his profession with Edward Parsons for three years when ho wont to Colorado and en gngod In mining and ranching. While In Colorado his ability and business ncumen were recojrnlzed and he was elected a member of tho State Senate after a spirit ed contest, In which capacity he served four years and became Intimate with the well known Senator Wolcott. In January, ISftl, on the dentil of his father ho le turnecl to this city and with W. Tracy Smith assumed tho management of tho Bt Albans Foundry Co,, as secretary ind treasurer. For sumo tlmo past ho had been trensuror of the Franklin County Creamery aesoclatlon. Mr. Smith Is survived by his wife, Mrs. Helen (Fos ter,) Smith, whom ho married in IS-iS and two listers, Mrs. Kathorlne W, Reran ton tf Scrnnton, Pa., and Mies Elsie Smith of this city, a brother, W, Tracy Smith of Empalme, Mexico. Mr. Smith served as chool commissioner for several ycart tnd was nlw.iys rrndy and willing to do his pari In any nroleet rn it... i,.,tifii,. and benellt of tho community. Ho posses- r... in mum nun was n lemnrknblo student, a gieat reader nnd n deep think er. James U. Rashaw of mm ptrec, fll,''ht c Irtr on t,e Central Ver mont railway, was killed In the rall lo,l yard here Monday morn- Ihr. It will probably never be known exactly how tho nccldent occurred or at what hour for there were no eye wltnes-us. but bis mangled body wns found nt 2:3o o'clock In the morning beside the track Just north of the passenger station. The body was hor ribly mangled. Ills head was crushed so the ftaturiH wero unrecognlznlile, one arm and one log wero rut off. Tho man was Identified only by a ring; which he wore nnd some papers which he had in hi- coal pocket. The body wn found by George Pierre, a yard man. who notified other railroad men and Dr. K. A. llyntt, nfler which tho remains were taken to the undertak ing rooniM of It. II. Wood & Co. nd later to his horn. Hashnw was run ning the snow plow which wan useu to keep the snow from drifting on tho tracks. He was probably walking along the lra'.i nnd It Is tho opinion that he may hnvo slipped on the Icy rulls nnd was run over by the switch ing train, or It may bo ho caught hiss foot In the 'wlleh, Tho Inst man to whom ho talked was an employe by the name r f Hurt whom he asked lo run the plow while ho went to give some orders to his brnkoman, after which l.e returned to the plow and that was lbe last seen of him. Mr. tlashnw was only 2." years old, was n hard working, conscientious man nnd had worked hi" way dp from n call boy to conductor. Ho is survived by his wife and two little children. The funeral was held nt St. Mary'H Church Wednesday morning nt 9:30 o'clock. Mrs. Diuli-et Omera Wlllett, widow of Peter WilU'tt. died Monday night at eleven o cluck after nn Illness of many months, part of which time she spent In the Vetmont ,iii!itorlum at I'lttsford. .Mrs. Wlllett was born In March, ISTa, and was thur.'fipi ticaily ."" years old. She Is survived b a son, Walter Wlllett, and a dnugbter, Miss Helcne Wlllett, both of this city, nnd bv a sister, Mrs. O'Noll of Montreal, who was with her at the time of her death, and three brothers. The funeral was held nt the house on Bank stieet yesterday at 1:30 o'clock nnd the burial was In the Sounth Mn In street cemetery. The March term of i'ranklln county court will convene Wednesday, March 2, Judge W. H. Taylor of Hardwlck, presiding. Tho following petit jurors have been drawn: John A:.drows, St. Albnr.s city: C. C. Austin, Enosburg; M. J. Rascomb, St Albans town: George G. Itlnke, Swnnton; H. J. Uronson. St. Albans town. C. W. Ruckley, St. Al bans city: George Knitter, Sheldon; James Campbell, Fairfield; Horace A. Caswell. Georgia; G. P. Catlln, Shel don; H. A. Chaffee, lierkshlre; A. W. Clnrk. St. Albans city, William O. Densmore. Georgia; II. A. Fairbanks. Enosburg; Ar. hie W. GlllllnnFletcher, Asa Oover, liakersfleld; F. N". Hanna, Illghsate; W. R. llendrlck, Falrtleld; Edward A. Howard, Georgia; G. R. Kenflnld, Enosburg; N. W. Mullen, Franklin; J. H. Ntlos, Swanton; H. R. Olmstcnd, Franklin: C. A. Powell, Rich fordT Henderson Rico, Hlghgate: Rert Rich, Fairfax; Guy N. Rowley, Mont gomery; U C. Royce, Sheldon; C. 1... Smith, Swanton; R. O. Sturtevnnt, Fairfield: Soth Towle, Berkshire; F. X. AVclls, Hakersfleld. C Kinney Smith, Instructor in seienc nnd history In the high school, has b"en obliged to resign his position on ac count of III health. Miss Aliio H. Chandler is tilling the vacancy until a successor can be appointed. Edward Dillon is seriously 111 at the hospital. RICHFORD. President John M. Thomas of Mid dlebury College will give an nddiesf in Ayrr opera hall Ft idny evening Seats will be free, and nn invitation li extended to the parents of all schol ars nnd other frlenda of Riehford high nnd graded schools. After tho ad- dross a short Informal reception will j be given in order to give the new tencliers an opportunity to becomn i acquainted with tho townspeople, and the parents a chance to tnlk with the teachers concerning tho progress of their children. Emory Duval, who has been employed by Clark I!'"', as plum ber for the past three yeais, has gone to Nowport to enter the enlploy of True & Blanchard. Miss Gertrude IIIU. teacher In the fifth grade of tho village school, was called to her homo in Rutland Thursday by the death of her mother. Her place in the school is filled temporarily bv Mrs. E. F. Greone. Miss Ethel Coiver I" at homo from l.yndonvllle, where she Is teach ing, for the spring vacation. Henry Imvey is visiting in MasaeliusettH and Connecticut. Mrs. .'. II. Wallace and lltllo grandson, Ralpn Wallace, vUlted In Boston the past week. The following directors nnd otrh i i - of the Riehford Saving Rank & Viust Co., worn re-elected at the annual meeting; Directors, Richard Smith. Danlol Moren. If. A. Pond, S. Carl Carpenter, If. C. Comings, I,. C. l.eavens, s. R. P.orlght; president, Hlc-hanl Smith; vice-president, Daniel Moren; cleik and treasurer, U U. l.eavens. Mrs. U J Knight has gone to Boston to visit her husband. The report of the town olllcors for the pnst year Is out. The not floating indebtedness of tho town l" $3,671.25. Of this sum, $9"0r. wns paid on ac count of the underpnss built about ono mile oast of tho village Tho railroad bondH remnlnlng unpaid are 12,000, the only bonded Indnbtedness of tho town. Tho road commissioner expend ed $1,211.07 for general road work, $379 for permanent road work, $300 for special permanent road work, nnd $!i00 for a new sluiceway. Tho sum of $1,40(1.73 was paid the village treas urer ns the shnro of road tax to bo expended In tho village. The auditors ray: "The town appropi lated last yer n special tax of about $TiM for perma nent road work, with tho understand ing Hint a like nmounl was to be re ceived from the State, Wo find that only JHt hns been received fiom the State In 1909 and only $300 for 190S, whllo wo should hnve received $500 each year. As nearly as we can as certain, this was duo to a disagree ment between the proper omccrs In mgard to the construction of law re lating thereto." This loss of $5GS of fitate money In two years Is likely to ho the llvllcst topic of the forthcom ing town meeting. The auditors rec ommend a tax of I so cents on a dollar of the errand list f"r tho coniln.T year. Tho schools cost $6,170.82 last year. Rlnhford's share of expense In the llakersfleltl I'oor Hoilso Association wns !029,C&, and the cost of maintain ing the poor outside the poorhnuse was $199,10, It Is understood that c. A. Powoll has reconsidered his resig nation a lister, and will servo out hla tot in. Tho name of It. W. Adams Is mentioned ns lister to succeed O. Spriigue Noyes, who declines to be a candldato for re-election, Tho body of Chnrles Snay of Derby, a former rosldi nt of this place, was brought here Tuesday morning, nnd tho funor nl wns held In tho Catholic Church, tho Rev, N. O. II. Dorlon oniclatlng, The hurlnl was In tho Catholic ceme tery. Twelve club members from Knowlton, Que., will be tho guests of the Calumet club Friday evening, March 1, and will play twelve mem bers of tho local club n series of dupli cate whist In return for tho rccont contest nt Knowlton. Mrs. E. It. Senrlcs returned Tuesday from Uur t..,r., .. V ; , i':.: ff. " 'm hns been vl.illlng his brother, W. IK.i:., Chaffee, and other relatives In this and mljoliiln towns for three weeks, returned to his home In Albany Tues day. Miss Mildred Fair of Wnltsflold Is visiting Mr. and Mrs. F. I.L Barnes. Mis. V. M. Marr Is 111. rrOSBURG. FALLS. Mlgg Lena Hassctt of Haverhill, Mass.. has been culled to West Enosburg by tho lllncts of hr father, Henry Fassett. Mrs. Jnno Hounds of West Enosburg Is In Iyun. Mil!,-Ice of fine quality and 13 Inches thick Is being harvested at North Knosbuig.-J. C. Paiker V. S. of St. Al bans tesled tho herd of E. D. Wallace Feb. If, nnd found them free from dlsease.-Mlm Kfilo Bashaw or W.vter bury Is visiting In the family of H. W. Shover. Jnmes Russell of Dover, N. II., b visiting Paul Mnynard. Mr, nnd Mrs. H. J j. Trnhnn left Thuri.lny for Provi dence, R. I., where Mr. Trahan has employment. The Clover club met with .Mrs. M. P. Perley Monday evening. Frank K. Kenleld Is go ing to build nn addition to his sawmill at East Enosburg nnd Install supplemental steam power. The holler was unloaded nt this station Friday. J. O. Kimball and D I.. Marsh .returned from Burlington Friday. C. H. Abell loft Friday for a week's visit among friends near Boston. Friday afternoon in the high school exercises commemora tive of Washington wen- given by mem bers of tho senior class following which the Rev. W. F. Clark spoke along tho same line. The senior club of the high school consisting of the girls of tho sen ior class nnd the teachers enjoj-cd a so clnl gViheilng with Miss Ruth Draper J-nlurday nflernoon. Miss Florence Asel tlne entertained several of her young lady friends Snturday evening In honor of her lSth birthday. St. Agnes lirnnch of the Woman's Aux iliary met Monday evening with Miss Msiguerlle Stetson. Mrs. H. D, Kendall suffered a facl.il shock recently from whi. h she Is slowly recovering. Miss Lounnnn Carpenter has been visiting for V days In East Berkshire nnd Montgom ery. Mrs. Emily Austin hns returned from a two weeks' visit with friends In Sheldon. J. E. Wallace was In Burling ton over Sunday. The inception tendered to Mr. and Mrs. c. J. Gardner by the Ma sonic fraternities Saturday evening In their hnll was a well attended and very pleasant function. The Revs. W. J. Clnrk and Thomas llafer were guests of tho Rev. S. P. Peny in Riehford Monday. William H. Crowe of Ilartfotd, Conn., h visiting his grandmother, Mrs. Mary Crowe. Mr. Paepiette, the ice man, com pleted the filling of one of his houses Saturday with Ice 10 inches In thickness. He Is also filling the one for tho Wachu-s-ett creamery. H. S. Springer left Monday for a business trip In Maine. C. E. Marsh Is In Boston this we-k, Edward G. Hubbell died Monday morning nt the home of his son, S. M. Hubl.U. In West Enosburg, nged Ml e.';rs. Ho had suffered two shocks recently, the last occurring about a week bcfoie his death. The funeral was attended from the home Tues day nt one o'clock. Mr. Hubbell is nirvivnl by his wife and four sons, S. M. (if this town, Ernest E. of Man chester. N. H., Timothy J. of Goffs town, N. H and Oscar, whose where abouts, are unknown. U. M. Rroad lipad, who hns beon In town for sev eral months with his granddnughter, Mrs. W. C. McAllister, left Tuesday to visit his daughter In Newark, N. .1 , and a son In Mlddletown, N. Y. I.. U Marsh, who has been 111 In bed slneo his return from Burlington last Fri day, Is slightly Improved. Mrs. Alible Rawson, who hns been 111 about three weeks, Is Improved Mr. anil Mrs. James Smith of Montgomery visited there Wednesday. I.. E. C.llbar nnd slstor, Miss Mnry Ollbnr of Sutton, wero guests over Sunday In the home of Alonzo Jacobs. Among those who went to Burlington Tuefday to wit ness tho knke wall; were Mr. nnd Mrs. F. II. Ovltt. Misses Louise Kimball, Ruth Draper nnd Charlotte Jenne. Mrs. George Pemarrnh of West Berk shire was a guest of her mother, Mrs. E. A. Gaines, Tuesday. The reception by the Unity clas to the two adult classes of the Methodist Sun day school In the church parlors Tuei dny evening was well attended and greatly enjoyed. Tho Washington social by tho Grange at West Enosburg Tues day was a very Interesting affair The Clowr club met with Mrs. J. H. Mcars Monday evenlng.-G. 11. Anderson of FranMIn was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Tracy Tuesday night. Mr. nnd Mrs. C. J. Gnrdner returned to Haverhill Tues day after a week's visit to Mr. Gardner's mother, Mrs. E. C. Burt -C. II. Abell re turned from Boston Tuesday evening. J. It, Safloid of St. Albans was n guest of Mr. and Mrs- K. J- Tyler Wednes da The Rev. William Shaw goes to est Berkshire to-day to address the Woman's Missionary rorlcty. lie Is also to speak nt n banquet of the laymen's movement In Sheldon to-morrow evening.-Supervisor E. J. Best wa In Rhel don Tuesday evening at a Washington social of the school ho.ml and lea'heis at the homo of tho Row Mr Kelly. WEST EERKSHIRE. Ira Skeels of Swanton, who has beon visiting nt tho homo of his cousin, II. B. Corlls's for several dnys. leturned home .Monday. O. Eugene Barnard of Holland Is visiting his parents, tho Rev. and Mrs. O. E. Barnard. Mrs. Aurin Tuwlo of Enosburg Falls has been pas sing a week with Miss Miranda I'.wlns. MOIiTGOMUm' Men lit Kemmett has move to tho Regan fnrm nt Montgomery Center, ic ccntly bought bv ('. B. Gates. The l.ndlcs Aid society or the Methodist Church will meet Thursday with MIrs Elizabeth Fphum. All members are re quested to" bo present as then) Is import ant business to uttend to Painters are now working on the lnte-or of Methodist Church. Mis Davidson nnd child luvve gone lo Xewpoit. MONTGOMERY CENTER. Clinr'es Foot, who has been quite sick, Is able lo be out. Joseph Bretset has leceiUed word trnpi the pension office of an hiiieiue i f h per month. uVntolne .Martin hns .t one to Keene. -Tho youngest daughter nf A A. Cook, died very sud denly Inst Woduotdiiy of heart trouble, The funeral was held Friday at the Bap tist ChJAh, tho Rev. Mr. Nuttln offl c!n, lugJohn Ruruard has moved to Lowell.- Jo.rph Ftappln nnd family have moved to Riehford, where he ha work, J. W. Rowley and W, a. StevenB wero In East lllchford on business Tuesday, Paul Shorn nnd Joa I.imibrn have return ed ftom North Troy where they hnvo been at work. Herbert Earock wns In Riehford Tucsdny on business.- Mnrvln Webter, who hns been laid up with henrt trouble, Is about ngnln. BAKERSFIELD. The Rev. O. K. Houghton nnd family have returned .from a two ueeks's visit In Middle-bury, Mr. nnd Mr. n, o, Tlllot son spent Sunday In Jericho. Frank Rrndy went to Cambridge Monday, whero ho hac employment with Nelson Gray & Co. ENOSBURG. The Rev. Mr. Pierce, who has preached for two Sundays at tho Congregational Church, returned to Boston Monday. Mr. nnd Mrs. F. M. Wtlght starttcl Fri day afternoon for Upper Surnnac, N. Y., to visit Mr. Wright's sister, Mrs. W. W. Cole. Mrs. S. P. Stevens und daughter, Ilnsrel, have gone to St. Albnns for a few days, Miss Florence Pet ley, who was. home over Saturday and Sunday, return ed to Frnnklln Monday, Miss Alberta Orr wns at home from East Rcikshlro for the week end. The ladles nf tho Episcopal society will meet with Mrs. Stanley Sajles this afternoon. Tho postponed meeting of the Congregational Church will be held this afternoon. The teacher nt the Center school, Miss Wright, Issued Invitations to the parents of her scholars lo attend tho cxeiolscs Wednesday afternoon and many wero present. FAIRFAX. The Ladles Improvement roelety will give a dinner at Mr. V. Hicks h Son's Store town meeting day. Mrs. Olovcr of Ruck Hollow Is very sick with pncumoti la. The wind Sunday filled thu roads'so the mail i-n the R. F. D. did not Btart 0'it till nftei noon. W. L. Holbrook returned Thuisday after spending about four weeks with hla father at Townshcnd. B. M. Rallnrd was taken suddenly 111 Wednesday morning Feb. Hi, but Is better at this vis iting. The Oyster Supper nnd farce nt the Bellows Free Academy was well at tended. They received for the sale of tickets $00. Mrs Mai Ion Ballard of St. Albans was the guest of her aunt Mis. S. E. t.elson last week . -Sir. D. J. Nor ton and Mrs. Palmyrn Ballard are bet ter --Lewis Saunders has bought a span of work horses. He will draw logs for E. D. Shepardson's mill. E. D, Shepnnl sou expects to get J,5yo,Oii0 feet of logs Into his mill yard this winter. The Canadian Jubilee singers are to give an entertainment at the Methodist Episcopal Church Friday evening, Feb m. Mrs. Edgar Montague Is slowly gain ing from her recent Illness. Mrs. Winona Tnft nttendf-d tho dance nt the Owl club at St. Albans T esday night. The Ladles' Improvement society will servo a din ner at M. V. Hicks store on election day. OK0RO1A The heaviest snow fall of the season canio last week making the roads al most Impassable. Mr. Spnulding, mail carrier, was unable to make his trip Mon day owing tef tho bad roads. The meet ing to be held at the Methodist Church Friday afternoon was postponed on ac count of the stormy day.-The reni.vlns of Mrs. Ixila Klngsbuiy lllbbard. wife of Ira. lllbbard, who died at her homo In Fairfax Thuisday, were brought (ere foi burial Saturday. Harrison Watson, an old resident of this town, died nt his home in Sheldon Saturday and was brought hue for burial Monday. At the Sunday School Confer- .e held nt " tl e Methodist Eplscol Chinch Tuesday even ing. Mrs. M. O. Rrngg was elected presi dent of the home department; Miss Loul'e Ballard, vice-president; Mrs. E. 1. Nye, secretary; Mrs. C. M. Austin, trcsuier; Mrs. O. B. Wood, superin tendent. Dinner will be served at the .Methodist c-nirch mr.r meeting day by the Ladles' Aid society. Mrs. Cora Bliss has been Islling her 'ilsti . Riehford. There will be a meeting of . vlsitois of the home department Sunua.i school at the Methodist Episcopal Chuich, March 1. FLETCHER Frank and Leon Boozan nave gone to Illinois. W. S. Shcpard en was a business visitor In St Whims and Swanton Filday. A. R Paine, who Is 111. renin ins nbout the same. A. It Hooper l. ree.verlng from an uttai ' nf the grip .Mr. and Mrs c F. Blxl v or Cambridge visited nt Ira Green's recently. Sewel spnulding. who has been visiting relatives In town the pnM few days, hn returned to Woodstock, wbere ho hn employment In a cream ery Albert Wood has rented Will's Gray's house nnd will move then March 1 . N. A Hnnley and B. G. Ma cov of Cenib'ulge were in town Sun day. BEAVER. Mrs. C. B. Strait has been visiting filends in SI. Albans for a few clays. Ly man Leach was In Stowe for a few davs last wet-k. Frank Irish bought one of Edwin Strait's gray horses inst Saturday. I1 G. Cook Is getting out lumber with which to build an addition to his barn. Dennis King and family wero at Georgo Wagner's the first of the week. ('. F. Wood Is moving to Miss .Mnry Ufford's farm. Edwin Strait has a new gasoleno engine with which to run his separator. SWANTOlN Hnlllo L. Prouty, son of B. M. Prouty, Is critically 111 with bronchial pneumonia. D. Noycs Buxton hns gono lo Florida for a ntny of sevtial weeks on account of bis heilth.-'i'he Canada Atlantic's leu home is Icing :ilkd with Ice cut on the St. Lawrence liver at Cotenu, tine. Con siderable hay l being shipped trom here. SOUTH HERO. Georgo Tiacy went to New York City Saturday Vondln nnd Son are preparing to move to Charlotte. Owing to the storm there was no rural delivery set vice hero Friday. Mrs. II. D. Allen Is loading a car of npples. ALBURG. WlllUm McGregor, aged 71 years and a llfe-Ionr resident, died Feb. 17. He Is survived by his wife nnd two sons, Wnrren of Bangor, N, Y nnd Dawson of this town, Funeral ser vices wero held In the Methodist Church at Alhurg Center Sunday, thu Rev. T. H. Craaey officiating. Miss Eugenlu Carl Is ill. H. (J. Lessor spent Sunday with his mother, Mrs. vnnev Lessor, Hugh Relliv of Ilurko. N, V hna a force of men at work on tho new round house. The little daughter of Will Cameron, who Is III of appendicitis, does not Improve The marriages o Miss Bessie M, Moora and Ornuin U. Reynolds, both of thin GRAND SSLE town, was solemnized nt the residence of Nathan L. King) ley, tho evening of February 22nd. The happy couple took the evening train for Montreal. GRAND ISLE. , Mrs. Sarah Hong fell Saturday, break- I Ing her leg above the kneo. Mr. nnd I Mrs. Powers Hong were called to West Plattshuig Monday by tho Ulnes of her, , brother. Miss Helen Barney hn return- cu fiom Mention!, wnero sue nas ucen I taking a short visit She was called hoinft 'by the Illness of her hi other. Hcibert ! Russell Is visiting nt his father's C. R. Russells on his return from a trip throuah western California, and Salt Lake. Ho was Accompanied by his uncle, Reech Knight, n farmer lesldent of North Hero, ho has been absent several years. The Ladies Aid meet Thursday with Mrs, C. C. Kinney. Miss Refsle Mncomber has returned from Crown Point N. Y. nnd Is ruling for Mm. W. H. Pearl. Mr. nnd Mrs, Ross Pearl, nnd daughiei Laurel, nro vlsltlntc Mrs. Pearl's parents, Math cw Jomescm In San Snbnstlati, P Q. STOWE, The case of tho State against W, U Demerltt for allowing cows to stray lr. tho highway wns tried Feb. If. be fore a jury, who brought In a verdict of tequlttnl, C. M. Watts acted ns Justice with M. P. Maurice for lbe State nnd V. A. Billiard for the defendent. Tho Jurors were E. B. Cobb, C. N, Actoms, Henry Glbbs, W. H. H. Sargent, F. E. Stafford nnd J. C. Benson. Lloyd, the line years old sen of Mr. an 1 Mr?. 3 II Nutllng, died Wednesday February 1C of ilood ponon1 "cw.ti. heunii.le fever. The funeral was held at the homo at ono o'clock Friday afternoon. Mrs. T. A. e Ulr went Saturday to Watervllh' to spend several weeks with her granddaughter, Mrs. Ralph Clark. She; was accompanied by Miss Mattle Robinson Miss Elsie Stebblns has a i osiiion In Wnitsfiold. Mr -ind Mrs. Fred Douglass or Montpeller. Mrs. E. G Robinson and son, Roy of Elmore. Mll lolgo T' i tpsnn of Cambridge and Bernle. .Ton's of Waterhury. were here Fhdr.v to attend the funernl of Lloyd Nutting. Mis F. P. Billings returned Filday frm Schenectady, accompanied by ..trs Klroy C. Rllllngs and little -on, who will remain In Stowe a few weeks before Joining Mr. Rllllngs In St. Louis The Ladies ol Unity and the Methodist Churches will servo dinner at their ves tries t. usual on town meeting day. W W. Houston of Cleveland. Ohio, has Joined Mrs. Houston and little daughter here. Mr. and Mrs. George Itassett have been enraged by Ovciseer L. L. Harris to cairy on the town fnrm the ensuing year. Mr. and Mis. Jackson Sargent, In charge the past year, will move the. first of March to the rafm purchased of O. F. Jerry and Mr. hjicI Mrs. Jerry will take possession of the Sargent residence at the village. Miss Gertrude D.ivls of Wol ott has employment with her aunt, Mrs. E. C. Sleeper. Mrs. E. C. Russell has returned from a visit of several months in Minneap olis, Minn. Katy Collins. the little granddaughter of Mrs. George W. Sal lies at Stowo Forks. Is 111 with diph theria. Georslo, th three-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Shonlo, Is very 111 with membranous croup. Mrs. A. P. Cato bus been called to stowe by the Illness of her mother. Mrs C. p. Sciibner, who Ins been critically 111 for --ome time. Dr T. R. Stiles of St. Johnsbury was called ucre Tuesday by the Illness of his sis ter. Mrs. C. P. Scrlbner. C. E. Burt Is In Boston. Mrs. Maria I.add Tuttln, a 'ormer resident of Stowe, died at her home in West Lynn, Mass., Feb. 15 of rneumonla Resides her hus band, Albion Tuttle, she Is survived by three brother", J. F. Ladd of Stowe, W W. La lei of Barre. and Uifayette add of Hartford Conn.. end four liters. All' "VTinm Pratt of Stowe. Mrs. Eaton of Spokane. Wash., Mm. Griffin of Jericho and Mrs. M. Ayers of Waterbury Center. Mr. nnd Mrs. .V H. Kaiser nie In Greensboro. Miss Fl'n Wnrren Is .attending tho vacation srhool in Johnson. Tho play "Swap Shots" w'll he given at the Akrley Memorial hulbling Tuc-day evening, Mnre!. 1, iindei the auspices- of the senior hlsrh hurl cliss. Mr. and Mr" K. J 1' p-oiton "-e ' n Morrlstown. Mi ami Vi. "7 I' M,i"'nn of MorrUvlllo woie gueft" M f " fllgel"w'R Tues day. A S B"Vea who has carried on the Jo'pb Mower place for several years 'II move to M. C I.ovejoy's farm on W-st B'"ti-h March 1. The village se'ii el were closed on Wash !ngton' bhthday. Fit. ices A Scrlbner. wife of Cassius P. Hi r-1 nc r, died veMirday at the am of fit :t Mrs Scii'.iner had lived in this mi all bet life-. She was a member of the C-iiMg Ti e surviving members of her Immediate family ere a husband, one daughter Mrs. .. P. Cato of ntch burg. Mn-s.. and two sous, Fred C. Sciibner of Portland. Me., and Chnrles C Scrlbner of Stowe The funcnl will bo held from the lnn:-e. Satuiday nfler noon nt two o'clock The warning for the nnnual town meeting besides the usual provision contains one nsklng If the town w I -ots to give I no tho cemetery as sociation the use of tho halls In tho Memoilnl building. The nnnual vilage meeting will he held In the basement of the Memorial building nt 7:30 o'clock Wcil'iisdny evci.l g. March 2. There will l i , me of b sket ball between the .-; i v. i high school nnd Elrnore teams I'll '.ay evening. David Douglass Is mov 'i g lu W. L. Alger's farm In Stowe Hollow. A high wind Wednesday with ep ight snow made the hill roads Im passab'e In some cuseii. Tho Rev. J. Q. Angcll Is In Randolph. A very Interesting meeting In the Interest of the laymen's missionary movement was held at the Methodisi Chinch vestry Tuesday even ing. A. tl. Cheney acted fls chairman, and addresses were made by H. P. Mnnson of Morrlsvllle, the Rev, J. Q, Angoll and the Rev A. G. Cornwell, Misses Cheney, U L. Hnrrls and E. C, Sleeper were appointed on the county committee. A banquel wab served by F, S. Boardnian. Among thoso present weio L. B. Tomllnson. Funernl ser vices will be held at two o'clock Friday afternoon at tho homo of Mr. and Mra. S. Shonlo nt Stowo Forks for their little dnughter, Georgln, who died Tuesday of membrance croup, The condition of little Kntle Collins, 111 with diphtheria re mains nbout the same. Mrs. John Baldwin and son, Leon, of Shodohnm are visitlur her sister, Mrs, Fred E, Smith. Miss Rebecca Burt Is visiting her sifter, M1b3 Marjorle Burt, nt Pyracus Uni versity. Mr, and Mrs. C. L, Me.Mahoii hnvo returned from a trip to Washington and New York city, II. 13. Hhaw was in Burlington Wednesday, A lelhlng party from the Methodist Sunday achool of Wuterbury visited Btowe Tuesday. Mrs. Lucy Scrlbner ha relumed home after vlaltlng relatives lu Iowa, St. Louts, Mo., and Danville, N, Y, I!. C. ScVllinor and aon. Hloyd, wero In Our llngton Wednesday to meet Ills mother, Mrs. Lucy Scrlbner, It Is expected that llttlo Mllo Wrlsley, who has had one foot taken off at Mnry Fletcher hos pital, will be nble to come home Satur day, MORRISVn.LE List Friday an exchange was mndo whereby E. C. Fnrr traded the Malvern farm which he recently bought of .1. U Hovey, with E, P. Bailing for his hotKe on Court street, now occupied by C. B. Kramer, hli: driving horse nnd $V 000. Mr. Fnrr Ineilf ll.n hr.re' In htu father's fnrm. Mr. Hurllnc em We,1nns,1n v I took tho horse from the barn of Ueorfio Farr. Thursday an action of re plnvln wns brought und the horse was returned to Mr. Fnrr. Hult wns also brought ugnlnst Mr, Darling Thursday for trespass, Both suits are returnable at the Juno term of court. Miss Azella Ooodell left Friday morn ing for New York city, where she will remain for thtce weeks. On her return Hip horn sho will visit friends In Mld- dleiUld, Conn., and Greenfield, Muss. The gnino of basket ball Friday evening was largely attended. About HO were brought from Hnrdwick, by a special return train to witness the game. The score was P. A. 33, Hnrdwick A. A. 11. Mr. and Mrs. J. I). Leavltt of Craftsbury are guests of Mr. and Mrs. O, C. Pace. J, L. Hovey went to St. Albans Saturday to visit his sons, Luther and Richard, nnd will visit his motb'r, Mrs. Marianni Hovey lu Lyndonville, before leaving for c.'cgon. Mrs. Beatrice Roynton went to Worcester, Mass., Haturdnc, called by the serlouj Illness of her Ister, Mm. Henry Chlckerlng. Miss Btrnlce Brown went to Littleton, N. Ii., Saturday to visit Mrs. J ,p. Sklnno:-. The third of a series of union temper ance meetings was held at the Congrega tional Church Sunday evening. Serv ices wero opened by several selections rendered by a male choir of a voltes and organ accompaniment. Remarks were made by the Rev, W. T. Rest, the Rev. S. M. Wales and the Rev. C. C. St. Clare. W. T. Tlllotson was at home from St. Johnsbury over Sunday Miss Nan Worn ball returned from Boton Saturday nlifht. Mr. and Mrs. John Richardson of Richmond were guests from Saturday until Tuesday evening of the Re.-, and Mrs. C. C. St. Clnre. Miss Velma lloyce, who has been in Greenfield, Mass., for some months returned home Satilrdav evening. Miss Fannie Towle of Johnson Is w.ih her parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. Joseph Towle. W. R. Cheney and sister, Mrs. H. D. Rrynnt, went to Burlington Monday ineirnlng on account of the cer,ous con dition of their sister, Mrs. Mary Terrlll. T. C. Cheney left for Montreal Monday on a short business trip. C. P.. Davis went to Snranac Lake, N. V., Monday to attend the funeral of a cousin, F. M. Jnokson. C. H. A. Stafford wns In Wat erbury Monday Mrs. John Atwell went to Burlington Monday to undergo an op eration nt the Mary Fletcher hospital. Mrs. Hiram Story died Sunday morning after a long Illness from old age and com plications. G. K. Smith was a business visitor In Burlington Tuesday. John Richardson of Richmond, a guest of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. St. Clare, went to Burlington Tuesday to attend a meeting of the rural carriers. Tho ninth grade of the granim v school went to Stovre for a straw ride Monday night. David Tryon wns arrested Mon day for cruelty to cows In his possession, fined $3.00 and placed In the hands of tho probation officer. Aimer McNall of Boston, who has visited his parents, Mr, and Mrs. Charles McNall, returned home Tuesday. About 75 visited Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Hndley Mondny evening, glvlm them n surprise. In honor of ihir loth wedding annb ei ni v. A pure ef J', v.m presented in them. HYDE PARK Elmer H. Jones and Miss Elsie H. Glbbs, both of this town, were married by the Rev. O. M. Boutwell, pastor of the Methodist Church, at his tcsidence Feb. I.'.. , W. Hulhurd was In Wolcott Tuesday, A. L. Noyes and bride havo returned from their wedding tour. Mr. and Mrs C. A. Knight have been In Montreal and Stnnstead the pnst week. They leave soon for Washington and then go to Ore gon. Mrs. S. B. Walte has returned from California. EDEN. ,loeph Reed has sold his farm to H. E. Tucker, taking for part peyment tho hou'e owue-rt by Mr. Wicker at the mills. Frnnk Morgan has had a "elepbone In stalled. Alson Rogers Is to tike pose.i lon of h!s farm and Ernest Iampheiu Is to move to N. C. Fletcher's tenement house at the corners. Parker Collins is In Burlington as juror at United States court. JEFFERSONvTLLE Arthur Nye of Bnlli, Kansas, has come to visit Ids father, Benjamin Nye, who Is in very feehk- health, Miss Sybil Ray mure has returned homo from FulifleUl, where she closed a successful term of school last Friday. Tho Rev. H. E. Har ncd Is soon expected home from Rochest er, N. Y. where he was called by the s cimess of Mrs. Harned. Miss Scammell Is earing for Mrs. Henry Stlnson who Is III. John Rnymorc, who spent s.veial days with his parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. W. W Raymoie, icturned to the U. V. M, Snturday -The Crescendo Club will meet with MIsj Curie Carrol next Friday evening I-oh, Ki, tho s-,bj-ct will be Wash ington nnd Lincoln. Ml Upton, who has been eiuki; seriously sick at the home of Mattle Wilcox Is able to return to her work at S. E. rope's. Mr. John Tracy has returned from Montpelte-. Ellen Mackey hns gone to North Camhiidge, wheie she hns employment. L. D. Smith, who wns principal of the Jc ; 'rsonvillo high school, Is visiting his parents In Morrlsvllle. It Is expected he will return next term. Ono of the articles to bo dls cused nt town meeting is will the town vote to ralso seven thousand dollnrs to build tho school house at Jeffersonville. WATERVILLE. Luke Potter was In Essex Junction last week. E. H. Shattuck was in Morrln vllle Tuesday.-J. N. Page of Rurllngton waa In town several days last week. Mr. nnd Mra. Gordon Mann are visit In? her parents In Canndn. Gordan Adnma, who has been In Massachusetts tor several months, returned home last week. John Patterson of St. Albans visited his sister Mrs. E. D. Leach, last week. Mr. and Mis. Ralph Wells visited her parents, Mr, and Mra, E. M. Thomas, nt Cambridge last wek. The heavy snowa crushed in th roof of Myron Church's cow barn Sunday. WOLCOTT. Robert Mills haa completed work for the Darling' brothers and will move to a tenement In the Fife block. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Eaton of Morrlsvllle passed u few day's at R. M, llubbell's the last of the week. F, N. Wuorbury's child ren aro 111 of chicken pox. Miss Bernlcu Brown of Moirlaville Is quite ill at the home of her aunt, Mrs. Frances Kimball. - Miss Chrystle MoKlnttry wni taken to Mary Fletcher hospital Satutdny for treatment. Ned Rtory of Jericho wns a iruost of his sister. Mr. Frank Mills over Sunday. Mrs. Ancle Jones, who has been III for sometime of nervous trouble, Is thought to ho Improving. Delmnr Roaidmnn and Miss Adella Davis, both of Wolcott, wero married Saturday. -Herbert Clnrk Is moving to Essex June lion. C. W. Twins Is suffering from blood poison In his left hand. W IX Fobs linn returned home from a visit to his mother In C'ampton, N. If. The re mains of .Mrs. J. H. Chapman of Wor cester, Mnss, were brought hero foi burial Thursday she formerly lived hen and will bo temt-mb(;red as Miss Pen-nock. RANDOLPH Nitvier La Fnrr, who finished n ".odnjfl set tenco In Chelsea Jail Thurs'1av, wis taken to Swanton Morrln v vhrr hi wns glv. . Into the care of the ove s.'Cr of the prioi. suffering -Hli fiozeu fed La Fair wns tmikln,' !iW way hero nfot having no money to purchnso pnssage, and !l Is believed that he was seized with Ills, to which he Is subject, n,i being un able to keep moving, got his feet frozen. The physician who attended him raid It was very ptobable that his feet would havo to be amputated.--Edgar A. Hatch, who has for 11 years past served thu villi'."- as keeper ()f rrcoivis, has served not, -e tint he dor-s nol care to resume thi icspoiHlbllitles of his offlr) after April 1. Mrs. Hebcr Holmnn. who has been seriously III with pneumonia, is slowly reqnlnlng her hevilt'i Charles Edward Pope, who for 15 yean made his homo here, died yesterday In the (Vth year of his nge. Death wajs du to heart trouble nnd a erles of shocks, the first occuriiug Int Saturday nnd thu last on Tuesday. He is survived by a wife, two runs nnd a daughter, Henry Pope of Springfield, Hr.nry Pope of Ran dolph and .Miss Sophia Pope of Hopedale, Mass. The deceased was a Spiritualist nnd the Rev. Edgar V,' Emerson of Man chester, N. H., will enwiuct the funeral services which will he held nt the house. RANDOLPH CENTER. Miss Nellie Blossom of Pittsfleld waa a, guest of Mrs. Evans over Sunday. F. M. Brown of Westfleld, Mass., waa here to visit his sister nnd assist her tn a musical that she gave last Friday evening at Normal hall. Thrv sang a duet Sunday at the Federated Church. Mr. Brown leturned home Sunday tfternoon. Misi Efflo L:i Marder of Warren has been ,, guest of Mrs. Labounte the past w-ek.-Mlss Gwendolyn Morse and Miss Brown of New York City aro here. Mis. Davhl went to St. Albans last Saturday to sei her son, Cornle, who Is 111 with the grip. Prof. Brock went to Hanover Saturday to visit college friends. NEWPORT. The funernl nf Francis M. Sherman, who died on Mondnv, was held yesterdaj afternoon at two o'clock at the Congre, gatlonal Church, Rev. R. C. Flagg of flclatlng, assisted by Rev. C. D. Lane of the Methodist church. John Youni had chnrge of the funeral nirangementi The hearers were O. C. ellller, J R Kirtpatrle, F. D. Flint and C. T Bear The pall bearer J were the dire 'tors o j tl e bank: E. Lane, H. S. Root M J Vlair.s nid '.. M. Manur i'l.e are (was filled. the;e in ing abmr 1-0 'e"Pi j After A Murplc 'erv Ice. tb- '"!v v taken to West Di rhv cemeteiv f .r Inter ment In the family lot. All the Mores vveie closed during the services ORLEANS aHMiBaaBMaVMBMilii I nMaaaaaMaWMHiiJiJiJM GREENSBORO Mr. and Mis. Ned Kaiser of Stowe are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Chailcs Miller -Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Dorman have none to Lowell, Mass.. to visi' thel daughter, Mi . MoKlnley. Miss Mnry Itailev went li St. Johnsbury Saturday for a few das visit. There is an nrticlu in the warning for town meeting to sen if the town will vote to build a new school building In tho village. DERBl' Mrs. Lllla Clark, who ha? been visiting her father, Charles Carpenter, at Derby Lino this winter, spent several days with friends hero last werk. She mil teturn to her home in the West very soon Mr. and Mrs. Allison Wright of Coventry visited nt W. N. Ilopklnson's Wednes. day. Mr. end Mrs. Orlo Shattuek of West Derby and Mrs. Wllmot if Lyndon ville vlsi:.d Mrs. A. B. HopUlnson last week. Sevt sal from heie attended the funeral of Frank Shennnn nt Newport last week. The Rev. Mr, Anderron It quite sick. 1'iofes.sor Buwdoln of Derbj Academy pleached for him In the Meth odist Church Sunday. It is expected theie will be a missionary meeting a th Congregational parsonage Filday ven Iny a i which both the Christian En deavor roelety and the Ladles' Clrelt will be ; resent. Miss Plica will addresi the meeting. Many of the students of Derby Academy and of the graded school aro kept at home on account of sickness. CRAFTSBURY The academy is closed for a vacation of one week, A sou was born to Mr. and Mrs. Phil Norse last Saturday Eben Smith and Mrs. Phil Shields are eact quite 111 .Mrs. Julia Sott of Albany vis ited frlenda In town last week. Mr. and Mrs. Scott are to ive soon for the fai West, where they peet lo mako their future home. Tho Lidles' Aid will meet with Mrs. Amanda Intho this aft. erneon. Mr, c. II. Hanson spent las! week In Burton J. Kerr delivered sev eral tons of nrches n.'d sugar moktni goods in Middlesex la.n Thursday. Georgo Merrill visited in Orleans last week. Mrs. Lucy Randall, wldw of the late P. B. Randall, died nt her home at Mill Village last Wedneaday The fu neral was held in the Congregational Church S.iturdny altcrroon, the Rev Mr Rowley assisted by the Rev. W E Allen oltlciating. The rcnuilis were placed in Hie family lot ai the common. SI o leaves two daughters, Catherine r.nd Mr Nina Wheeler. WESTFIELD. Thero was a good attendance last Sun day to hear Rev, Jnmes Raninge of Nortr Troy. Mrs. W. D. Bell nnd son, Louis went to Springfield, Mass, Friday to visit her mint. Mrs. Julia Richardson. Mr und Mis Ernest Hamilton of B.ikcrsfle'.d aro guests of her untie, II. O, Miller. Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Traver eclobrated the 60th. nnnlvotsary of their marriage Jim. iS, with a family party, they also received about thirty post cauls from old soldiers. Mrs. A.oeit Faiman has gono to live at Wlllnrd Fnininu's and lias rented her house to Harold Farman who will movo In soon. Miss May God ilard has returned niter spending two weeks with her sisters lu Newport and button, P. The intermediate S. S. (Continued no posv 4.)