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THE niiniilNGTON FREE PRESS AND .TIMES: THURSDAY, .irXK 1(5, 1010.
HAPPENINGS IN VERMONT
(Continued from pge 2.)
3'Nolll win trying to pawn n diamond
ring for a pnlr of shoes la.t Friday In
Morris Hanson's utore, when Sergeant
Lewis nppenrrtl on the scene nnd secured
!ho diamond, O'Nell was Immediately
placed under arrest nt the fort. 1cwls
earned that O'Neill had been very free
R'lth money of Into nnd asked the Ioc.il
polro to watch lilm. Sergeant Lewis was
fobbed of diamonds to the amount of $1,053
ind some cash last winter. The diamond
Ihat O'Neill had wns valued nt , for
.vhlch he clalmii to have paid $5. He could
not tell the name of the man from whom
V purchased It.
William King was Monday arraigned
In municipal court on tho ehnrgo of as
lault with Intent to kill nnd In default
t liJ0 ball ho was remanded to Jail to
iwalt the action of county court. Frank
Pate was fined K and costs for breach of
.he peace, which he paid. Fred Campbell
f Burlington was lawyer for Kins nnd
f. J, Eniiaht appeared for Pate. The mlx
in (iccnrrrd Inst week nt tho home of
fate cm West lane, when Pato and King's
(o were stabbed.
At tho repi.bllcnn caucun Tuesday the
following delegation was elected to the
State convention. While thy are not
pledged, they favor F. O, Fleetwood for
governor: Fred M. Wolcntt, George I.
Nash, Theophlle Slmaid, to choose their
ivvn nltf mates. The district delegates
follow. L. W. Ravlln, A. L. Wheeler,
riieophllo Slmnrd, to choose their own at
Tho commencement oxerclres of tho
nigh school were held In the town
hall last Friday evening, The follow
'ng graduates rendered essays or ora
tions; Lucy Belle Pierce, Mary Anne
Dwycr, Icnzn Eliza Frozler, Franklin
Horace Isham, Helen Edith Hallock,
Vernon Thayer How. Maud Trney of
tho grammar school pave n recitation,
after which the Rev, Richard Owen,
jastor of the Congregational Church,
delivered an address on "The Com
panionship of Books." Superintendent
France presented diplomas to tho
graduates of the high nnd grammar
fchools. Tho closing exercises of Miss
Patrick's and Miss Wook's schools
wero held Friday afternoon in the O.
A. H. hall. Mrs. Prindle, who has
been visiting her sister. Miss Addle
Ray, has returned to Burlington.
Miss Ernestlno Bristol of Vcrgenncs Is
visiting Lucy Hollo Pierce. Kenneth
Lewis fell from a tree last Frlady
ifternoon striking upon his head. H
Is reported he Is In a precarious con
dition. Miss Althea Ruol and Alfred
King wore married in Rutland June 3.
Mr. King has employment In Rutland,
where they Intend to reside. Frank
7. Ryder has secured employment for
Ihe summer at the Hotel Wentworth.
Round iJike, X. Y. Harold Ryder will
be omployed by Harvey Buck at Basin
Harbor Lodgo on Lake Champlaln.
Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Patrick nro par
ents of a son, born Thursday. Miss May
Murray and James Ogden of Boston nt
ndcd commencement In Barre the past
rvcek. Charles Terrlll has returned from
Boston nnd hns employment In Charlotte.
-Frank Chapman Is In Htowe. Miss
Helen Dwlre, a nurse at the Mary Fletch
er hospital, and Mrs. Clifford Lewis of
Brnokfleld are the guests of their mother,
Mrs. Josephine Dwlre. Miss Lizzie Bald
win of Burlington passed Friday and Sat
urday with relatives. Mr. and Mrs.
James Sanctuary has returned from
Knosburg. Grant Barker of nurllngton
was In town Friday and Saturday. Miss
Margaret McKenzle, teacher In district
No. 10, had a picnic at Lake Iroquois Fri
day afternoon for the pupils and their
friends. Miss Genevieve King has re
turned to Shelburne after teaching a suc
cessful term of school. The graduation
exorcises of the high school passed off
nicely Friday evening. The hall was flll
td. Mrs. Joslah Barker and daughter,
UKs Grace of Burlington, are at her
fan's, William Barker. Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Andrews of Shelburne parsed the
week end In town. Mrs, Joseph Sprngue
ind son, Howard, go this week to attend
he graduation exercises at the Randolph
normal school, her daughter, Miss Celln
Sprngue, being one of the graduates.
William Greenleaf of Mlddlehury College
was at home over Sunday. Children's
any was observed Sunday In the Meth
odist and Congregational Churches.
The school at Rhode Island Corners
sinned Frldny with a picnic at Hlnea
burg Pond, Theie were 23 pupils
registered the past term,, with an av
trage attendance, of over 20. Those
rvho were present every day were
Genora Kenyon, Frederick Lyman,
Altha Magee, Claude Sprague, Lucille,
.eslle and Ita Tllley.
Klmer T. Thompson and Miss Flossie
lltxnndcr of Fort Ethan Allen were mar
led Friday afternoon by the Rev. Dr,
f, S. Goodall nt his residence.
There will be a considerable change
In tho teaching force of tho schools
the next year, Principal Tebbets of
tho high school, Miss Heford of tho
ninth grndo nnd Miss Mary Wright
of the Intermediate having resigned.
Misn Barton, high school assistant,
Misses Holley, Hay and Atherton of
ihe primary grades are to remain.
The J. E. Hunt real estate agency
ias sold for Sarah K. and Luther Rnv
!ln of South Burlington their property
In that town to parties from Walden,
s'ho will engago extensively In j-""'-try
and small fruit raising: constd
Mrs. Allen Martin has gone to the san
itarium ot Attleboro, Mass., for treat
ment for rheumatism.
Tho republican caucus to elect delegates
to the district and State conventions wan
held Tuesday nvenlng, Guy Bailey was
;hosen moderator and I. E. 'Huntley sec
retary. The district delegates are R A, Brown
ell, F. W, Hall. S. F. Keeler, J. F. Leach,
alternates O, W. Allen, F. E. Allen, H.
H, Day and Harry Ayers, They were un
lnstructed, The Stnte delegates nrc H. K. Wright,
F. W, Booth, C. M. Ferrln, C. W, Bates;
alternates It. W. Rice, H, A. Jdd. Wal
ter B. Johnson nnd Pennls Burns. They
wero unlnstructed as to Governor hut
It wns voted to favor the nomination
of Guy W, Bailey as secretary of Statu
to succeed himself.
A town committee for the next two
years wn elected as follows: It, A. Ladd,
t. E. Huntley and VV. W. Smith,
Tho graduation exercises of tho high
ind graded schools will begin Sunday
with fhe graduation sermon Sunday eve
ning1 by Rev, C. C, Adam6 at the Con
iregatlonnl Church. Tuesday evening the
jraduatlng exercises of the ninth grade
ind Thursday evening those of the high
Mrs. C, If. Stewart of Berlin is visiting
ler daughter. Mrs. J, M, Tebbetts,
Before leaving town the teachers of the
ichools presented Prln. and Mrs. J, M,
robbetts with a beautiful cut glass vuso.
Aliout 49 members of tho Methodist
Church gatheied nt th home f Mr nnd
.Mr. Uert Mills Tuesday evening and
presented them with a hnndsomo oak
tocker In honor of tho first anniversary
of their marriage, which Is to-day. A
meeting or me Woman's Missionary so
ciety wns held during tho evening nnd
Mrs. L. P. Carpenter wnn elect.,i to-es!.
dent to succeed Mrs. Tebbetts, who l.i to
lenvo town. .Mrs. Tebbetts wns presented
with a beautiful bouquet of American
Word has been received of the death
of Mrs. White, widow of the late Senator
White, for many years a lcsldent of Shel
burne, Mrs. White died In Now York nt
the home of her step son, Cnpt, Georgo
White, with whom she resided. The re
mains were brought to Shelburne Satur
day for burial by tho sldo or her late
Henry Stowell, who 1 In camp at
Thompson's point, Is visiting his sister,
Mrs. W. A. Weed, for a. few dnys. Tho
graduating exercises of the Shelburne
high school will bo held In the Methodist
Church Friday evrnlng. At the close of the
progr.iiu the ladles of the church will
serve Ira crenm and cake. Tho progtrm
Ifollows: Essay, "The Early Drama,"
Ren E. Itrowe; vocal duet, "Voices of
the Past. ' (i-r-iie, Misses Tracy nnd
Duhue; esnv, "Child CrlmlmK" Dor
othy II Cook, essay, "Choosing im Occu
pation," Adele M. Duhue: vocal solo, "Re
membrance,' Tlma, Miss Tracy; essay,
"Industrial Prosress," Mary A. Pntvln;
essay. ".Modern Philanthropy," C. Al
fredda Stoddard: vocal solo "Sing On,"
De.nza, Mis Imbue; essay, "Woman Suf
frage In America," Elizabeth M, Thorp;
essay, "The Power of Music," Margaret
A. Tracy, piano duet, "Hungarian Rhap
sodic," Hoffman, Misses Dubuc and Stod
dard; presentation of diplomas bv Super
intendent C P. Howe. The graduates
are: Classical course, Dorothy Hlckok
Cook, Adele Marie Dubuc, Clara Alfredda
Stoddard, Elizabeth Mae Thorp, Margaret
Alma Tracy; English course, Rcna Ks
tello Browc, Mary Adah Potvln.
Through the united efforts of tho teach
er, Mrs. Anna S. Allen, her pupils nnd
their parents, n fine tono bell has been
purchased nnd erected upon tho Sutton
school building. This school now num
bers about 49 nnd is having a high re
cord for attendance and scholarship.
Tho funeral of Lewis H. Talcott was
held from tho houso Friday afternoon
nt two o'clock, and was largely attend
ed. Mr. Talcott was born June "7, 1KI".
He Is survived by his wife nnd son,
Frank Talcott, a brother, Jonathan R.
Talcott of Oakland, Cat., and a sister.
Mrs. Jcrusha Crane of Wllllston. Friends
from out of town attending tho funeral
vere Mr. nnd Mrs. Charles Root of Mont
real, Henry Root of San Francisco, Cab,
Mr. and Mrs. George L. Pease, C. W.
Brownell, Mayor Burke of Burlington,
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Wright, Mr. anil
Mrs. William Whitney, Mr. and Mrs X.
B. Douglass of Ess-cx Junction, Mr. and
Mrs. E. Freeman of Richmond. The
Ladles' I'nlon Aid society held their
rummage sale Wednesday afternoon and
evening, June I.'. Children's day will be
observed Sunday, June W at H o'clock In
the Methodist Church.
Children's day will bo observed nt the
Federated Church Sunday, June 19. Op
portunity for baptism will be given.
Chittenden Clark returned Friday from
Poultney for the summer vacation. Miss
Beford of Essex Junction has been visit
ing Amy Metcalf. Elliott Miller of
Iowa spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs.
Jesse Bumell. Charles Nichols of os
Angeles, Cal., who Is visiting his mother,
Mrs. Martha Nichols, Is spending a few
days In Jericho. Mrs. O'Hara of Chi
cago, III,, is a guest of Mrs. Martha
Nichols. Mrs. Carlyte Brown of Chicago,
111., who has been visiting Mrs. Ethel
Guptll In New York, arrived Tuesday to
spend the summer with her father, .1. E.
Metcalf. Mrs. B. C. Johnson N better.
Mrs. A. R. Page Is 111, C. D. Warren is
building a garage.
A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs.
W. L. Palmer June 11. Mrs. C. W. Graves
has returned from Burlington, where she
liar, been several weeks for treatment -Flag
day was observed by the ladle- of
the W. K, C. A program prepared bv t'lo
patriotic Instructor, Mrs. Hattle U P.i'm
er, v hh carrlfd out. Readings by Mrs.
Humphrey nnd Mrs. Hale and a poem hy
Mrs. Palmer, written for the on a inn,
were followed by singing of pain .tic
songs. Tho graves of tho deceased mem
bers of the W. R. C. were dc-ro'Mied,
A pleasant feature of the afternoon was
a surprise party for Mrs. D. W. Knght,
who hns been the faithful and efflr lent
secretary of the corps for several e.irs.
A gift was presented to her from the
coips. The occasion was also Mrs. D,
W. Knight's birthday.
G. W. Granger visited his sister In
Huntington Friday nnd Saturday Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Sweeney have returned to
Colchester. School closes this week for
the summer vacation.
Fred Marlowe is nt home from
Montpeller. Mr. nnd .Mrs. Silas Chase of
nurllngton nro visiting relatives In tovn.
Robert White went Fliilay to lxlt icla
tives In Stowo nnd other point In La
moille county. Oliver Farnham, who was
In the hotel business here about ."0 years
ago, died Juno 1 at his home In Shore
ham, aged about TO years.
The memorial t-eivlce of tho Odd Fel
lows and Reheknhs was held at their hall
Sunday nt two p. m., tho Rev. L. L.
Holmes of Georgia delivered the address,
a double quartette consisting of Mis. C.
K. Bcldon, Miss Bertha Hancy, the
Misses Grace and Ruth Phillips and Dr.
L. C. Holcombe, O. H. Helver, C. L.
Parker and N. E. Phelps sang threo
selections. After the service tins graves
of the deceased members were decorated.
Miss Gladys Phelps of Burlington is nt
her father's, N. E. Phelps. Tho Women's
association of thn Congregational Church
held their annual meeting and elec
tion of officers with Mrs, J H. Herliam,
Wednesday afternoon. O, D. Hervey nnd
Mrs, Alvnh Holmes and Mrs, O. II. Hcw
ey went to Hnrdwlek and Johnson In
Mr. Hewey's automobile last week. Mrs.
Louise Nye of Johnson returned with
them nnd Is thn guest of Mrs. George
Mlnckler. Arthur Phelps of Richmond
spent Sunday at his fathei-'r, x, E.
Phelps. Mrs. C. A. Pratt hns icturned
from a visit with hnr daughter, Mrs. J.
A, Drew, at Runney, X. H. Alex Hang
has finished work nt Burlington nnd re
turned hqme. Walter Brush went to
Burlington Monday where he has a posi
tion. At the republican caucus held In Hard
ware building hall, Tuesday evening tho
following delegates were elected to both
the State and district convention: H. H.
Beemnn, F. E. Rogere, II. C. McXnll, M.
J, Perry; alternates, R. J. Robinson, C.
t Frlsble, G, X. Wood, C, A. Pratt. Tho
delegation was solid for Mead, but wero
unlnstructed. Mr. and. Mrs. Juan Rob
inson and Mr. and Mrs. Horace Wnds
worth of South Hero, were the guests of
Mr, and Mrs. George Mlnckler Hundny
Hay Coburn and Edith Lucia wero mar
lied In Burlington Tuesday, The remains
of Lucius Hcddlng, who dlad at the homo
of his ron, A. A, Hcddlng, of valvular
dlreuso of the heart, were taken to Hl
lenhurg, X, V,, Tuesday morning on thu
early train, for Interment. They wero ac
companied by his son nnd bin daughter,
Mrs. Frank Georgo Poppln has
returned from Bolton. Mrs. Lucia Powell,
Miss Isabel Ashley nnd Miss Harriet
Rogern spent Wednesday and Thursday
at Mr3. Powclls's cottage at Mnlletts Bay,
O, II, Rnwson or Newport nnd Mrs. L.
K. Humphrey and Mrs. P. F. Mahnn of
Burlington worn the guests of Mr. nnd
Mrs. E. H. Ruggles Inst week, The Row
Mr. Kidder went to Montpeller Tuesday
to nttend thn Stale Confcnnce of Con
gre':iii!.i'ia! t hurt b --Two nrir- i-lmcld
be corrected In last week's news. Tho
body of Mrs. Farnsworth was brought
hete for burial, not the baby. The nntno
of Mrs. John E. Rico should appenr na a
dnugnter of tho late T. B. Tyler. Next
Sundny will be observed ns children's
day in the .Baptist Church,TT, T. Fay,
W. W. Klmbn" - r In, u. Allen Were
elected t . ..oilcan town committee Hnt-
urday evening. Mrs. Harry Gownrd and
George Tyler have returned to Boston
after attending the funeral of their
father. Thomas B. Tyler.
Mi!.. Harriet II. 1 lirrirln.i. who h.n; i,nnn
spending tho wlntei in
making u ten days' visit at her sister's,
.Mrs. Gertrude Jordan. The graduating
rcrcircs or me grammer and high school
grndes of the town 'schools u in i, h.i,i
Jointly at the Congregational Church In
this village Thursday evening. Barton's
orchestra of Burlington will furnish tbn
nuisle. nnd it Is expected tbnt Judge t .H.
t-tiimer win give the ndd.-es. After the
exercises at tho church, there will bo a
reception to the graduates and tnests n
village hall. II. G. Brown Is building new
oarns on tiie ! rench plnce recently
bought by him. F. A. Fuller nnd G. C.
Hlcknell attended a to-unlon of their old
army comrades at Johnson, Tuesday.
Miss Robinson of Canada arrived In town
Friday last to spend the summer wl'h
'Miss Man- Melkle. The 11m'. fi. II. T?nr-
num went to Montpller Tuesday to at
tend tho ,cislonri of the Vermont Con
gregational Convention held at that pl.vo
this week. Ho will go from there to New
Ilavcn. Conn., nnd other Ne- Fhicinmi
places to spend a two or threo weeks'
vacation. All's Gertrude Itanium return
ed from Mt. Holyokn College Monday for
the summer uicatlon. -Ml-s Helen Bolger
Ls home from her school In Barre for tho
P. S. Bullock Is seriously 111 with pneu
monia. Miss Dorothy Meni.s of Table
Rock, Penn., who has been visiting Miss
Sadlo Foster for several weeks, went
Monday to Milton to visit relatives. Carl
Dny of New York city Is visiting his chil
dren nt the home of his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. 11. II. Day. Mrs. Harriet Kinney
and Miss Alice Kinney returned Saturday
from Hyde Park, where they visited Mrs.
Kinney's sister, Mrs. Bailey. Tho grad
uating exercises of the grammar school
will be held In school hall Friday even
ing at eight o'clock. The children of tho
Congregational Sunday school will ob
serve children's day Sunday with exer
cises at twelve o'clock. J. Allen Clerkln
and daughter. Lillian of Burlington, and
Mrs. Fanny Clerkln of Hyde Park were
In town Monday.
Mrs. X, H. Goodwin Is In Montpeller
attending the commencement exercises of
Montpeller Seminary, her son. Willis, be
ing one of the speakers. Mr. Goodwin
expects to enter Xorwlch Fnlversity In
the fall. Mrs. Ellen Perclval has return
ed from a few weeks' visit in Burlington.
-Schools throughout town close this
week for the summer vacation. Miss
Norrls, who has been nt C, M. Johnson's
for a few weeks, has gone to Burlington.
Alton P. Safl'ord hns returned from a
business trip to Berkshire. Mr. nnd Mrs.
. G. Nay have returned from a visit
with her sister, Mrs. Ooddard, and other
relatives In Canada. George Howe has
lK-en at home from the university for a
few days. Miss Mildred Buxton of Cam
bridge was In town over Sunday to as
sist In the children's day exercises nt tho
Baptist Church. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Nay
and children of Burlington spent Sunday
with her parents, Mr, and Mrs. B. G,
Mrs. Alfred Payne of Cornwall is pass
ing a week with her mother, Mrs. D. O.
Foote, who is seriously III with appendi
citis. Miss Ijou Jackman has gone to
Randolph to be present at tho graduating
exercises of tho normal school. Mrs. R,
C. Beers is spending tho week in West
ford with relatives.--Airs. Arthur Whlto
has gone for a two weeks' visit to her
former homo In Londonderry, N. H. The
Rev. Thomas Davison has gone to Whit
ing to attend the Baptist association
meeting. Ho will preach the annual ser
mon this year. The delegates from this
church aro Mrs. Phoebe Eno and Mrs.
Malcolm Thorpe, Mrs. Davis, who has
been boarding with Mrs, Lucy Jackman
the past year, has gone to Milton to visit
Mrs, Johnson, her mother, who Ls 101
A boatload or lumber was unloaded at
Camp Rich Fi Iday. Joel Farnsworth of
Colchester wns nt Camps Watson and
Bonekii Inspecting telephones Friday.
Elmer Martin missed his valuable bull
last week and found him dead In tho
ledge. A deer was seen nenr the Martin
place Friday night, and a doo nnd two
fawns on Beebe hill recently. William
Fmntis of Burlington 'has bought the
stock of groceries of Karl Ayer and took
possession of the store Thursday. A few
from hero attended the Odd Fellows'
'Memorial service at Milton Sunday.
' 'The first commencement exercises of
tho Holton graded school, held Thursday
evening, June 9, were very successfully
curried out. Addresses were given by
State Superintendent llason Stone, Judge
E. W. Huntley and Superintendent L. E.
Prior. Following the graduation, n re
ception for the graduates was held at tho
homo of A, G. Stevens nt which over W
were piesent. Music was furnished by
tho following: Violinists, Verne Fogg of
Waterbury, Mr. liunket of Bolton and
l.MIss Annis Barney of Essex Junction;
pianists, Mrs. liunkett of llolton and
Mrs. Myrtle Palmer of Waterbury;
flutist, Miss Annie Palmer of Waterbury.
The housa wus piettlly trimmed with
flowers a ad the plazr.n wits lighted with
Japanoao lanterns. The gue.its wero
served with ice cieam and cake. Fayette
Stevens, Walter Stevens, Mar); Dllllon,
Edward Philips, Willie Limed, Homer
McGlnnls, Marlon McGlnnls, Irene Mc
Glnnls, U-n Lenor and William
Morsetteo are without nn absent or tardy
mark for the term. --Walter and Fayette
Stevens have been present two terms
without a mark. Katherlne Dllllon was
present except one day.
Elmer Pierce, who hiul rented his f""
and has been working In Vergennes for
several weeks, has returned and Is mak
ing arrangements for disposing of his
goods, after which ho will go t Xobras
ka for an Indefinite period. L. Kelly and
m ii "I Huntington havo rented and moved
to tho S V. Tomllnson farm In the west
part of the town. Mrs. Fnnny Muzzy
nnd Mrs, II Muzzy visited In Jnnesvltln
Inst Thursd.n. The former went to
Waterbury Tuesday to visit her daughter,
Mrs. Damerltt - -llcsldo tho townspeople
and those from adjoining towns, several
prominent men nttended tho graduating
exercises nt the school house, lust Thurs
day evening. Among them wero Superin
tendent Prior ot Richmond, Superinten
dent Stonn of Montpeller and E, W.
Huntley of Waterbury. The graduates
were Wnlter Heath Stevens nnd Charlen
Lamed. Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Sablns spent
the day In Richmond last Monday.
The fnlversnllst Sunday school and
friends will Join tho t'liltnrlnli Sun
day school of Burlington on Iho un
nuul excursion on UiUo Chnmplnln
Monday, June 20. Tho V, c. T. V, will
meet with Mrs. Genora Wood Tiusdny
afternoon, Juno 21, at 2:30 o'clock;
topic for the afternoon, "Tho Value
of Small Things." Miss Dora Flugg
Is visiting In Burlington. Miss Marin
Horry, who was one of tho graduates
at Denn Acadoiny, Franklin, Mass.. Is
vlsllllng at the home of Mr. nnd Mrs.
Robert Horry. --Mrs. C. II. Pino enter
tained tho Bible class nt her homo
Tuesday afternoon. Mrs O'llnrn of
Michlgnn la the guest of Mr. and Mrs.
E. W. Freeman. Mr. Bngley of Bur
lington wns tho guest of Elton Fish
Miss Cnirln Banyea of Hlghgato nnd
Miss Florence Hubbard of Swnntnn re
turned to their respective homes Friday
after passing n wed; with Mrs. Earl
Ayer. Earl Ayer returned bom,' Thurs
day from Milton, where he sold bis stock
of goods there to a Burlington party.who
taken possession Immediately.
Mrs. M. A, Tracy of Southml.ilstcr,
Mass , who has been stopping with Mrs,
Garvin, returned home Saturday. Chil
dren's day exercises will be held nt the
Methodist Episcopal Church Sunday even
ing. The local Dramatic club will pre
sent the "Country Minister" at the
Academy hall Friday evening. Mrs. Al
bert Austin has gone to the Fanny Allen
hospital for treatment.
In school No. 13 the following pupils
bod no absent maiks during tho spring
term: Raymond Abare, Robert Root
Cecil Root, Baldwin Skiff. Charlie Wil
liams, Ethel Stebblns, Gilbert Stebblns,
Doris McNeil, Nina Tobey. Marlon Cook
was absent but one-half day and Lucy
Skiff and Stella Stebblns one day. The
attendance for the term was OS per cent.
Children's day will be observed Sunday.
-Miss Bertha Keesu and Mrs. Floyd
Keese of Mlddlehury visited relatives In
town last week. Mrs. T. C. Hill has gone
to Boston to visit her son, Dr. Hill. Miss
Kathleen and Winifred Smith are spend
ing the week with relntives In Westford.
Mrs. Georgo Davis Is visiting bi Bellows
Falls. Miss Cora Williams closed a very
successful term of school Filday. In the
afternoon the lower school united with
hers in a party with refrc-huif nts and
games.Mrs. George Austin nnd two
children from New York Stnto nre visit
ing their mint, Mrs. W. M. Spear. The
next meeting of the Ornnge, June 2 J, will
be children's night nnd tho public nre In
vited. Mr. and Mrs. John Williams and
Miss Flora Williams visited In Jonesvllle
Inst week, Mrs. Carpenter of Chicago
has opened her home at McNeil's Ferry
for the summer.
Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Norton, Mr. .and
Mrs. G. W. Bagley went to Warren the
Inst of the week for an automobile ride,
Mr. and .Mrs. II. W. Brewster visited in
Burlington Monday nnd Tuesday, the
guests of A. B. Small Miss Retta Ellis
of New York is visiting her mother,
Mrs. Cassandra Kills. Mrs. Myram Taft
returned Monday after visiting her
brother, Hui limit Butts,, at Jonesvllle.
Mrs. Emma Moody Is visiting her
brother, Charles Eddy, at Ticonderoga,
N. Y. Mr. and Mrs. George Sablns of
Jonesvllle were guests of Mrs. R. A.
Norton Saturday and Sunday. The grad
uating exercises of the ninth grade will
bo held at the M. W A. hall Monday
evening, June 20. Camel's Hump Grange
will present "Broken Bonds" in Hines
burg Snturdny evening.
There was a republican caucus at the
Notch school house last Saturday even
ing. Arthur Stevens, Frank WINon. El
mer Hall nnd P. Gokey wero elected as
delegates to the county convention. Mr.
Albert Tomllnson went Tuesday to Ox
ford, Mass., to visit her daughter. She
expects to bo gone two months. Mrs.
lxrcu Hill nnd daughter, Edna, of Wll
llston are visiting at O. J. llosford's.
Mrs. E. Ijicalllnde Is visiting In More
town. -Oscar Burns and family have
moved to Wlnooskl. Georgo Kellogg of
St. Albans was at home Sunday.
.Mrs. W. W. Smith very pleasantly en
teitalned the ladles of thu missionary
elrclo at the church parsonage Thurt.day
atternoon. Reports ()f tho convention at
Waterbury wero given, after which re
freshments wore nerved. Mr, nnd Mrs.
Erwin Harvey of Montpeller came Satur
day night to visit Mrs. Harvey's mother,
Mrs. Adln Hlne. Clarence Burnham of
North Carolina Is visiting his mother,
'Mrs. A. L. Wheeler. Children's day was
observed at the Congregational Church
at tho tlmo of the morning service Sun
day, A piogram consisting of recitations,
class exercises and singing was well
given by tho children of the Sunday
school. Tho church was very prettily
trimmed, the color scheme being white,
yellow and green. At the Baptist Church
tho morning hour was given up to tho
children, who , rendered an Interesting
children's day program. All i-chools In
town cloe Frldny, Juno 17,
The Rev, Sydney Aldiicb went Monday
to Newton, Mnsti., to bo gono two weeks,
Mrs. Harry Hlondln bus gone to New
York to visit her brother and sister.
Cm da nm out announcing ho approach
ing marriage of Miss Nora Caiey to
Ervln Pitts. Mr. and Mrs. G. L. McBrldo
of Burlington and tho Mlsse-s Wlckwaro
(if Iowa wero In town, Wednesday tho
guests of Mr. nnd Mrs. J, M, Wright.
There will ho a church service at tho Con
gregational Church Sunday night, when
leports of the Montpeller convention will
be given by the pastor, tho Rov. W. W.
Smith, nnd J, M, Wright, delegate to tho
convention. Tho usual Sunday morning
service will lie held.
The Franklin County Fair association
has two new directors In E. A. Curtis ot
St, Albans town, who succeeds Ororgo 11.
Dunsmore, promoted to secretary, and T,
fi, Wright of Montgomery, who succeeds
Pliny Hall, resigned,
The board f malingers of the Wom
an's HosplUI sshoclutlon has elected the
to,.owlng oflleors: President, Mrs. Wnl
ter S. Clntk! vice-president, Miss Clora
Dee: seeretnry, Mr. Georgo W. Allen:
treasurer, ''Irs. E, F, Harvey.
The Hon. irf. charter) ltoycc of this city
will be the presiding officer nt the first
district republican convention nt Bur
lington on Juno .0, when D. J. Foster
will be renominated for Congress.
News hns been received of the sudden
death of Mis. It. Burns Egllnton, nt her
homo In Tuxedo Park, N. Y Thursday.
Mrs. Egllnton was u former resident of
this rlty nnd for soma time was contralto
sololnt at St. Luke'n Church.
About fifty Odd Fellows, bended by
Past Grand Frederick H. Morton attend
ed tho First Baptist Church Sunday
morning, when tho annual memorial ser
vices of tho order wero held, tho Rev,
J. H. Brown preaching an appropriate
set moil. Later, the graves of deceased
members were strewn with flowers.
Children's dny exercises wero held nt
tho First Fnlvesnllst Church yesterday
morning nnd at the Methodist Episcopal
Church last evening,
Bellovno Chapter, Dnughtorn ot the
American Revolution, has elected these
office! s for tho coming year: Regent,
Jlra, Ernest H. Lewis; vice-regent, Mrs.
Chillies S. Warner; secretary, Mrs.
Georgo C. Holme?, treasurer, Mis. A. A.
Cussons; reglsrar, Mrs. Ralph K. Chase;
chaplain, Mrs. E. McD. Locke; historian,
Mrs. E. A. Chittenden.
The ill ath ot the venerable George W.
Johnson occured Tuesday afternoon nt
the home of his daughter, Mrs. Dau
church of Ferris street, of old age nnd
I'eaeham, SStars ago, nnd passed most
of his life In New Hampshire. Prayers
will be held at Ihe house this
morning at nine o'clock and the body
will be taken to Fnfleld, N. II., for Inter
ment. In the rase of Frank K. Folsom is. the.
Burlington Free Press In which libel 1:)
alleged nnd $.",000 d.imnges nsked for,
Judge Taylor hns Just rendered a decision
on the demurrer tiled by the defendent,
In which both counts of the declaration
are adjudged Insufficient and the demur
rer Is sustulned.
St. Albnns Is on the map for a cir
cus this year. August U, Forep.iugh
nnd Sells Bros, wilt show here.
Waiter .Stevenn, who has been living In
Buffalo, X. Y.. for some time past, has
been obliged to return home on account
of 111 health.
About 70 attended the alumni bnn
iinet at the Portland house in Sheldon
Friday evening which brought to a
successful close the events of com
mencement week. At Ihe business
session held at the same place E. J.
Tyler wns elected president; Miss Lois
Carpenter, secretnry-treasurcr; E. J.
Tyler. J. G. Galilei! nnd F. II. Olitt,
executive committee. The ball game
Friday afternoon of alumni vs. school
was won by tho former by a score, of
.' to 1. Andrew Cotton of Everett,
Mass., Is In town for a short stay.
Morton Pratt of Franklin was In
Of the eight graduates of the high
school seven will pursue further studies.
Three expect to take business, three
more college nnd the other Is undecided.
II. G. Morrow of Lancaster, X. II., ha"
been visiting Mrs. Merrow, who Is with
her mother, Mrs. Glidings, for tho sum
mer. Pi of. and Mis. E. V. Perkins ex
pect to leave here tho last of this week
for a week's visit In Essex Junction after
which Mrs. Perkins and daughter will
stay in liiidgewater during the absence
of Mr. Pci kins, who will attend the ses
sions of an educational meeting In Boston,
returning the Inst of July. Artemus Hol
den visited the family of his son, O. W.
Ilolden, here over Sundny, returning to
his home In St. Armani! Monday with
Mrs. Ilolden, who bus been here for two
weeks. C. L. Marsh has received notice
from Gorbam & Co., that the bronze fig.
ure for the soldiers' monument In Frank
lin has been shipped. Mrs. C, W. Ingalls
of Montpeller Is visiting her daughter,
Mrs. E. E. Henttv.-The Woman's Home
Missionary society met with Mrs. F.
A. Wllley on the Berkshire road Tues
day. The funeral of Mrs. Henry
Wells was held Saturday, the Rev.
W. T. Forsytho officiating. Mrs.
Emily Kendall and daughter. .Mrs. Aura
Kendall, are visiting In the family of V.
S. Irish. Mr. nnd Mrs. R. R. Samson and
child of Minneapolis, Minn., are visiting
Mr. Samson's parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. J.
H. Samson, In S.imsonvllle. E. H. Tucl;
ei has moved his family from the tene
ment of L. L. Marsh on Main street Into
rooms with Mrs. Susan Lirabee. Tho ex
tensions and repairs to tho water mains,
which have been under way for n few
weeks past, wero completed ti.iturdav.
Announcement Is mnde of the marrlago
of 'Miss Roxlo Downey and J, Clarence
Pnmeroy, which took place In Burling
ton Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. II.
E Perkins of Woodstock are visiting
Principal and Mrs. E. V. Perkins for a
few days. Mrs. Oakley Rounds of Wen
Knosburg has been visiting Mrc. F. A.
Wllley in Berkshhe and Mis. L. D. Hart
of this village. M. J. Blair left hi re Tues
day for Springfield, Mass., whero he ex
pects to find emploi ment. E. D. Cusb
mnn has resigned hlj position with I. A.
Vincent and goes to Mlddlehury Monday,
where ho hns a position in the store of
L. J, Gorhnrn.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Cald
well was tho scene of a very protty wed
ding at high nncn Tuesday, June It, when
Mrs. Olivo Pnniielee. sister of Mrs. Cald
well, became the brldo of Charles W.
Richardson of Burlington. The wedding
was attended by Immediate relatives. The
decorations, which were In charge of C.
Fuller Ranson, were beautifully and ar
tistically arranged, tho color scheme be
ing green and white. The brldo was very
becomingly nttlred In a dress of p.ilo
green silk. The bridal party entered the
parlor to the strains of "Lohengrin,"
played by C. Fuller Rawson, The ceremony
was performed by Rev. William Shaw,
tho single ling service being used. Soft
muslo was rendered during the ccremonv.
Tho couple wero preceded by thn little
Misses Lillian Parmelee and Ada Cald
well, daughter and niece of the bride.
After the ceremony a wedding breakfast
was served. Tho couple wero driven to
Ricbford, where they took the train for
Montreal, CJuehec and other points on
the St. Uiwrenco. Mr. and Mrs. Richard
son will bo at their future home In Ver
gennes after August 1. The bride is well
and favorably known here. The groom
was formerly engaged In mercantllo bus
Iness In Burlington, A oout CO, mostly
from thin village, nttended the annual
meeting of tho Woman's Homo Mission
ary society at tho homo of Mrs, F. A.
Wllley on the Berkshire road Tuesday,
The following officers were elected: Mrs,
V. A. Irish, president: Mrs. H. N, Kim
ball, vice-president; Miss Edith Pratt, re
cording secrrttry; Mrs. J. A. Glb.ion, cor
responding secretary; Mrs. C, L. Ovltt,
tieasurer; Mrs. F. W. Draper, superln
tendent of young peoplo'n society; Mrs. H.
S. Springer, superintendent of Home
Guards; Mrs, F. H. Brown, superintendent
of Mothers' Jewels; Mrs, J, W. Pomeroy,
secrotary of supplies; Mrs. Llnnle Dar
rah, secretary of mite boxes; Mrs, Wil
liam Shaw, secretary of temperance; Mrs,
II. F. Kimball, secretary of reading
oourse. Misses Edith Prntt, Ellen H.
Wngner and Georgia Scott attended the
commencement exercises In B.ikcrsfldd
yesterday. Mrs. A. L. Mason nnd child
l en have returned from a visit to her par
ents In Bethel, Hor mother, Mrs. George
Rowe, accompanied her and Is slaying
hero for a few days. A son was born
to Mr. and Mrs. E. K. lleatty Tuesday.
Commodore Smith's power house boat
"Slentn" was launched at Maqiintn Sat
urday and camo up the Mlsslsquol river
to be outflttfd nt the club dock for sum
mer cruising. Evctson Smith, who linn
been attending school nt l'oughkccpslc.
Is homo for the summer. Mrs, Lapo of
Fair Haven Is the guest of her son, Dr.
Lape. Bert W. Gould has been operated
on for hernia at the Royal Victoria hos
pital. Labor Is fully employed. The
Barney Marble Company hr.s plenty of
orders, tho Robin Hood Ammunition
company Is rapidly getting in shape In
the new plant for n largo business:. Tho
new poultry food plant Is driven be
yond capacity, necessitating using the
old mill In addition to the new. George
Webster Sons nnd the Webster Lumber
company repoit steady Improvement In
the lumber business. The continued rain
ban greatly retarded former worlt, but
grass generally In this vicinity Is look
ing fine. Captain Ilav.iey, who was call
ed hero by the death ot bin molber-ln-law,
Mrs. Iottle If nil, returned to Sbrl
burne Farms Monday, where he Is en
gaged In getting the yncht Elfrlda ready
for a trip to New York via the St Law
At an unusually largo caucus Tues
day evening a Mead delegation was
elected for tho Statn convention. A.
J. Manning wns chosen chairman nnd
George H. StlKs seeretnry of the
meeting. Tho unlnstructed delegate
tlckot was defeated by the. following
for Mend: Charles C. Ollmore, A. E.
Carr. A. I Cross. C. E. L'Eciiyer; al
ternator. J. A. Mannlx, O. K. Brown,
Georgo 11. Stiles, John If. Nllc.i.
Mrs. M. A. Stockwell and daughter,
Marlon, nnd nephew, John P.lee Steele,
who have hern visiting relatives In town,
have returned to their home in Marl
boro, Mass. Miss Annie Butler of Bur
lington Is visiting her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. A. Butler. Mrs. J. C. Pomeroy of
Des Moines, lown, 1- vhitlug at the home
of C. R. Lyon. Tho Rev. F. Barnhy
Leach ot Ricbford has been visiting
friends In town for a fow days.-iV. X.
Spooner ot Knosburg wa.s In town on
business Monday, Mrs. C, R. Lvon I
confined to tho bouse with tonsllltls. The
Ladles' Village Improvement society will
mr,-t this aflernonn with Mrs. ir.
W. Steele. J. A. Desscanlt ot St Sebas
t It n . I'. Q., has purchased the stock of
general merchandise of Feiiand & Tremb
lny and taken possession. Arthur Fer
land will remain ns clerk for Mr. Dfs
seault. Miss Barbara Vosburg of Albur.;
I.' visiting her grandparents, Mr. nnd Mrs.
H. L. Vosburg, of Canada street. Mr.
Nnd Mrs. E. K Barnforth of Wnterbury
were In town over Sunday. Mrs. Mnry
Shepnrd Is spending ihe week In Sheldon.
Mrs. Manfred .Yntes has moved from
the W. II. Skeels houe to the south side
of the river, where she Is occupying
rooms In the hour-e of Mrs. X. M. Morey.
-Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Bentley of St. Al
bans were guests at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. C. fi. Austin over Sunday.
Fred Boyden of West Georgia hns had
two and one half acres of potatoes hoed
out. They were killed by the frost and
had to be replanted.
Miss Emily Bates of Sutton, Que.,
Is visiting here for a few weeks.
Miss Bates, who Is 7S yrs old, re
cently went to Montreal to have
her eyes treated, but no operation was
performed, ami the doctors gave little
encouragement. Mrs. J. II. Lernv and
little son, Gerald, of Campion, X. II..
visited Mr. and Mrs. J. J. 'McCarty over
Sunday. Allle White Is hero from
Waltham, Mass., where he has a posi
tion In a watch factory. Dr. Merrl
man Brown of Ogdensburg, X. Y.. Is
visiting his mother, Mrs. A. K. Brown.
-A daughter was boin to Mr. and Mrs.
Herbert Bullitt June fi. Mrs. Bullitt be
ing In tho St, Albans hospital at the time.
The following Is the program for the
high school commencement exeiclses In
Ajer opera h.ill his evening: In
vocation, the Rev. Silas p. Perry; ora
tion, "Self Education," Carl Willis Bar
ney; essay. Helen Maud Rogue; cum
laude; essay, Hazel Hattle Riley; oration,
Fordyce Samson S.ikes, cum laude; essav,
Georglana Marguerite Smith; class pro
phecy, Chloo Ella Kelley; oration, Har
old Allen Elrlck; class history, Marjorle
Irene Garvin; essay, Eula Avis McKen
ney; class poem, Gertrude Mae Guff; pres
entation of gifts, Charles Jesse Manuel;
valedictory, Aura Kdwina Mudgett, cum
laude: presentation of diplomas; Infor
mal reception. The condition of dipt.
J X. Culver, who Is very ill of pleuro
pneumonia, was a little inoro comfortable
Tuesday, and hopes of his recoverv are
entertained. Mrs. D. F. W. Carpenter left
here Tuesday for nn extended trip for
tho summer. After staying a mouth in
Worcester, Mass., with her niece-. Mrs.
W. E. Bellows and Mrs, C. S. Kemp, and
other friends, and a few dnys In Con
necticut, rho will pass tho remainder of
tin- summer, with her sister, Mra. G. S.
Morgan, of Providence, R. I., a part of
the time being passed at the se.inhore,
In the hope that a change from a summer
In the mountains will be beneficial to
Mrs, Carpenter's health.
By a vote or 170 to 01 the following
iie'.cjiites t-i the State convention
wero elected nt the republican caucus
Tuesday afternoon over an unpledged
dolegatlon: W. B. Locklln, M. J. Ma
lonoy, L B. Parker, David Mnrey, the
delegation being empowered to ap
point alternates. It Is understood
that the delegates will work for tho
nomination ot Dr. Mead. The dele
gates to the district convention are
W. B. Greene, D. M. Janes, William
Durkoo and Moses Lovelojte, empow
ered to appoint alternates. The vot
ing was by an alphabetical check list.
W. B. Locklln was chairman of the
caucus ,and H. H. Rounds secretary.
Early In the balloting the chairman
warned tho voters that It was a re
publican caucus, and said that those
participating would bo expected to
support tho republican catiso at tha
polls. When nominations for chnlr
inan of the caucuf wero culled for :i
prominent democrat was nominated,
but the nomination wns not support
ed. This caused a ripplo ot laugh
ter. Auxiliary to tho Sons of Veter
ans, Xo. s, was organized hero Tues
day evening, Mlus Martha Slovens of
I. yndonvtllo being tho musteline and
Installing otllcer. The followin olll
cers were elected nnd Installed; Pres.
Iden, Mrs. X, F, Hamilton; vice-president,
Mrs. J. A. Conner: past presi
dent, Mrs. G. Stewart Conner; chap
lain, Mrs, A. J, Elliott; secretary. Miss
Iiura Marvin; treasurer, Mrs. R. M.
Polton; patriotic Instructor, Mrs. W.
K. Woodworth; guide, Mrs. C, II, Aiken;
guard, Mrs. C, M, Rounds; trustees,
Mrs. O, M. Rounds, Mrs, K, It. Read;
Judge ndvorate, J, A, Connor. The
wives, daughter?, granddaughters nnd
nieces of veterans, and the wives of
sens of vctarans. are eligible to bo-
come members of tho auxiliary. Mrs.
P. M. Flnnngan has returned honuj
from St. Albana after bclni? with her
daughter, Mrs. If. A. Dowllng, for llvt
The season has opened nt this dojcrvrd
ly popular summer resort. Ferncrofl ii
opened for the summer by Ita owner,
Mr. W. G. Pnlne of Wllkesbnrre, Pa -Mrs.
.1, L. Scott and Mrs. Parker of Bur
lington nre In Butternut Lodge for tho
snmmer.-Dr. and Mr.-. J. W. Applegnto
of Green I'ove Spilnm, I'la., opened
their cottage the first of last week -'Mis"!
A. C. Fphnm ot Ozone Park, I. I., anil
her niece, Mrs. Ethan Hitchcock, hnvo
been at The Maples for a few dnys put
ting It in order for sale, Captain Eld
ridge and wife of Randolph have been
occupying their cottage several weeks
E. A. Plntt of Swnnton has opened hli
boerdlng house, nnd storrs. -Mr- L. P.
Thayer of Morrisvllle Is tit Rod; Ledgi
also her sister, Mrs. George V Cheney
or St. Johnsbury, who will bo with bet
most of the tenson. Dr. Fritz .Inrksnn'a
wife's mother, Mrs. W. F. I! nai dson
uf l'arre, Is occupying the doctor's e 't
tagn for the present Two partlv new
cottages nro In the process of erection,
one ry William Sunderland uf Montreal
and the other by Messrs. Gibson and Vin
cent of Enosburg, Falls.
A caucus wns held at M.irii's lu'l
Tuesday evening, resulting In th election
of two Instructed delegntes frr Fleet
William Lang, aged ".t years, db d J ns
0 after a short illness r,f pneumonia H
Is survived by a wife, three sups, William,
Robert and Henry and two da -ghtrr ,
Mrs. Sidney Imnhrr of llardv.irk and
Mrs. W. P. Illbbard of I re'ighsbu r,
tjue. The funeral was held at Iho honso
Friday, the Rev. G. W. Douglis.. officiat
ing, with burial Situnliii at b's forn.el
bom". West Sheffurd. i.Mie . iilhlrrr 's.
day exercises will be held In the Method
ist Episcopal ( hur-h Sunda c c i'u,
'ihe 1. o. J", will hold their ami'.nl
mcmoiinl service next Sunday at two
o'clock. Louis C. Desautells of this place
to borne for a few days. He has J
eoMplctrd a four ears' com ,e ,n t a
W.,odsvlllc, X. II.. high eehuol, 1 a -graduated
with highest honots. tin t
the llrst time In the history of ;h, s
that I hey have been won bj ,i 1,. ,n
returns soon to Woodsvllle, w her b" ,i i
i' position In the National bai k .it that
place. Mrs. Owen of Be re, i ,1'rr i (
E. T. Owen of this pla . I- i-,ti-,g n
town. At the repulilban .ae .itel i
the town bouse Tuesday everir. the f J -lowing
business was 'ran.'ni te.l i nr.
man, W. J. Wright; eleik. C. L. Mirt'n;
delegates to state convention, ('SI' rk
er, E. S. Wright, c. 11. Barnard, d -gates
to district convention. I, I; fiup
bell. W. (I. Downey, II. If. v iat , Too
old republican town eommlt'ee s ,r.
elected. C. T Hall, E. S. Wrb;..t and
H. II. Parker.
At a republican caucus held in t'ic town
hall Tuesday at two o'clock the follow
ing delegates were elected: To the Stato
convention, C. A. Hull. O. X. Leach, A.
S. Chaffee; to the district convention,
Frank Powell. O. E. Kinney, L. H Stone.
The town committee chosen w.s c. M.
Ruble e, D. O. Burleson and D. E. Weld.
Sydney Beardsley Is busy orai.ing lum
ber and will soon make extensive repairs
on his house -Mr. and Mr- Hlnton
Stearns and wife of Virginia ha arrived
In town, where they will spend th" sum
Children's cay was observed jt to
Methodist Episcopal Church Sund. v
lunrnlng. The evening service was und' r
the .u.splcen of the W. C. T V - Mr.
Davidson and familv have novel t
Newport. Mrs. Charles Ingnll.- of Mon -peher
i.i (siting her dauirht' r, M-s
G, Ltbbv -The Ladle,' Auxiliary socle y
of the Methodist Kpixc ,ial (ivirch wl'l
meet Thursday n ft i noon with Mrs J,
H. Coombs. The Independent ""Ylephniio
company aro to extend their line iv r
HUI West. C. L C'.npp Is criti Vly Hi, -Mr.
Leaiitt has moved Into W G Mans
lleld'j. tenement. Miss Floreiv Dorm a,
Is home from St. Johns. A Sund iv school
Institute will be held Sunday i. -' nt tl n
Methodist irplseopul Church Mi-s Je.-s n
Martin and Mrs. George Richardson w j
In Klchlord Wednesday to attend tl u
graduating t xcrclses. Mrs. All 'o Herzcg
of New York with her daughter, Grara
Anna, Is visiting hor father, A. T. Kins
MS? IluiUiin nt North Troy visited lief
young nephew, Albert Hucklns and sis
ter, Sadie, at the home of their grand
mother, Mrs. L, A Warner. Iart wvok on
her i, jv to Montpeller as a dclegnto to
tlm Slate convention of Congregational
Churches' -The Indies' dinner viht.h w..s
served lu-t Wednesday at the home of
Mrs. P. K. Woodward wan attended by
tJ. F. L. Ker.flold commenced upon
the addition to his siw mill. Mr. Robin
son ling charge of tha work. -Hayden.
ijiiell is busy laying the foundation Tor
'his new barn. Andrew Lepper is to build
It.--Farmers are busy preparing tho
ground 'and putting tn tko seed. Corn
that has been planted fur some tl'ce,
much of It has rotted and will have te
bo planted over. Potatoes whlih wero
fmzen will havo to be replanted, It U
thought that some strawberries have sur
vived and there mav be e. small crop
later. Mis. IS. P. Fassrtt, who has be-n
visiting her son In Morlali, N. Y., lias re
turned home. Mrs. Theiesit K Wright la
vl-lting her cousin. Jits. B. M Stiles, at
Moiitgomeiy Center. Mrs. Warren Per
ky has been p.'.s; tir some time at the
homes of E. Smith and ITutno I'Vrlev
Mr. r.nd Mis. A. Kail Cassldy have ra
mmed from their trip and arc at honio
with their parents, Mr. and Mis. F. ,V.
Cassldy. Ml-s Blanche Ca.ssU'y went thla
week to Burlington, where sl-.o 1ms a posi
tion with tho lini press. -II Cushmnn
has moved to West Kmwburg .mil Frank
West has moved Into the hou-e vacated
ly Mr. Cushmnn. Helen Wright and Hil
tlred Orr, students of Enosburg Falls
high school, aro at home for the sumivvr
Howard . and Clifton ilover visited
friends In Bakerslleld last week. Mr. anil
Mrs. II. N. MeNall (pent J una 11 In St.
Albans. -W. D. Stewart was In New
Hampshire, on business lntt week. At tho
republican caucus ho following delegates
were elected to tho Stato convention: Dr,
S. II. Phelps, A. A. Boeman. H. L. Cools
and J. W. Trembly; alternates, Charlcsj
Strait, M. L. Hicks, H. H. Ffl'ord and T.
L. Marvin; district delegates, J. 8, Hows
ard, G. G. Ortou, J. E. Colburu and
D. Stewart; alternate:-, II. E. Hunt, P.
H, Hunt, Cleon Orton and M. K. Shcddj
town committee, E. D. Shepardson, W,
D, Stewart and C. C. Gillette.
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