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TITH RLTRTjTN'OTON FRKI'! PRESS ANT) TWER: TTTTRRDAY, MAKHT 2, 1011.
HAPPENINGS IN VERMONT (Contlnned from pngc I.) people were lolling th" wad" run dur ing the night to keep the pipes ft mil freezing, Mr. nnd .lr.. K. t. Brown nro the parent of a sun. bom February 22. -Mrs. IX. L. Wright Is visiting In Merlden, Conn., for a f-uv weeks. Jlr. H D. Hnll of llo-don Is In town for few days CTRAFTSBURY. The Washington bull In th town hall Wednesday evening was n success. Thn Greensboro band cu-cho-tri furnished lun ula -William ttvim slipped and fell whll chopping, Injuring bis hip sorloiislv.Mr. ( O. Hatch and Mrs. Willi um Remington i.re ill -Mrs. Jack Williams went to Alliut Rntiirday to assist In Fie home of her son,, Kdward -Blanche Noodle left Snr.duy for Ilnrton, where she will enter the ll.irton Academy for the spring term. -The dona tion at the Common of Wednesday even ing was a pleasant occasion and a finan cial stiecesi, proceeds beltigtS2. Thesprlng term of th. frathbury Academy com menced .Monday. Mrs. William Rtirgln r turned to her home ruuday, after fpend l ir 'wo weeks with her parcnle, Air. and Mm It W Noodle BROWNINGTON. Alien Vincent died Thursday after n ihori Illness -Mr. and Mis. II. II. Day l id Mr nd Mrs. O. A. Grow went to 'leibj Fiiday evening to attend tho senior entertainment.- The Ladles- Oulld n il furnish dinner at the church dining room town meeting day. The Rev. Mr. Rtirko will preach nt the Center Church Simda.v afternoon nt 2:30. Frank Seavey's folk" are all 111. Ills mother, Mrs. Susan Peavcv i. quite HI. LOWELL. Mr. and Mrs. .lames McAllister are the parents of a son, born February 21, and Mr and Mrs. W. it. Thornton tit s daughter, born February 3,-On ac count of Illness of one of tho actors, the play, ' The Danger Signal. " is Indefinitely postponed -Alcmzo Wedge had a shod: rfundav and Is critically 111. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Parker are entertaining the Hisses Orace and Gladys Blake of Dan-vllle.-fi. R. Coolbeth was called this week to Plymouth. N. II.. to see his mother, Mrs. Mary King, who Is 111. The Methodist Ephcopal Ladles' Aid society will serve dinner town meeting dav, March 7, at the home of Mrs. George E. Curtis. All nro cordially Invited to come and partake. A reception was giv en Mr. nnd Mrs. Leonard Suvmour at their home Wednesday evening. Febru ary 22, by their neighbor and friends on the eve of their departure for their now home in Wyoming. They received many valuable presents. The hearing nt New port of town vs. I. Stephenson, treasurer, for settlement, ended February :. The decision will be rendered at the M'irch term of court. Mls Kuth Gilbert of Westfield Is visiting hr sister. Mrs. D. .1. Sheehan. At the St. Ignatius Church Monday morning. February 27. the mar riage of Mrs. Sadie Dnoharme Cotn. nnd Hormldas Inkel, both of Troy, was sol emnised. The Hev. Joseph l.avigne por foiineil the ceremony. DERBY. - Mr and Mrs. Herman Rogcis were call ed to ( oventry Friday by the death of hi father The funeral was held Sunday. F.dgnr lirown Is moving Into the house he 1-otighl of Mrs. George Ritchie this week George Grout still n-tnplns very III. Mrs A H. Hnpklnsnn anil ion. George, were called to Albany last week Weilnos uav n the death of her sister. Mrs. '. M Gilihcoek. The fuiii-r.il services were Id at il-.e houe Thtiril.iv morning .it li' ii Imi k, the Rev. Cli'iunoey Adams of ii iti'.g Mis. Hltehocli u-.ii i;.1 veers of ,e. SI e leaves two daughter--. on sun n f or grandson- The remains were .n to WcMficlil Thursday afternoon nil n.iled beside her husband, who died ir ago. Lewi- Aulis has g.jne t( !l ii i..r. X, H., to work for his uni le, J i ills. Lewis La mere Is suffering w b a lame foot li.iymond Havward I rr. . ing In health WESTFIELD. Com.ii'imon service will he held in the ongregatlonal Church Siinnny evening a the i Ioc of the legul.ir service. Dr. A Wang was called to his old home V Canada Friday on account of the seri 5 1 ne s of his mother. -Miss Maldred le'i was at home from Newport high ii I oo1 last week. Mr. and Mrs Alva "rosh' rf Compton, Canada., who have "rt siting their mother, Mrs. It. il. ' l and sister, Mrs W. ft. Gilpin, r ir" '1 ti ihe'r homo Wedresday. v., li'' in n k ricently visited his sister, it's Claries Morip of Bakers field, who 1 ined hero with him for sevirpl diys. t e w,t to Albarr In.t week with Win I liendrl to uttnd th fu'ieiv.I of r ...-oii-rr's widi.-v. Mis. Iti"hell I". 'i cb --k. who 'ni brougnt here for l -nri ieiit 'n thf frtir.i y let. William irkfon of Irasnuig vi-'iifri his gTand ( br b.(ili) Trcu-r Sindiy.-Mrs. Ssr.iev Hell ntim-ed the 'ige of le.irp Friday at the home of her son, W D He I, ,md v.a- given a dinner party In hon ir of the d r. BB.A.ND0W. "he lenior elaK of the hlch r.cliool alired ulejut jug from the plays given t v. fi-li.-Mia, William G King is i pend ng a few days In Rutland. Ily ) m G Moon of Wateiford. N V.. and I'nlin t noblir'oii of Tiny Hpept Sunday I" 'own V j I. (K.horne, who has 1 eeli Mi with the strip. Is rui;oerlng. Clar e e Hatch of Gli an Tails. X. V.. .--penl nla at his Invite hero -Miss. Marl op Th mas i vl .ling '-or u'ster. Net i Th mum, In Albany. N V.- Wlllard "'ewton Imi returniij lo A. hoi, .Mass. v i' Farrlrigton of l'roetor 'ipenl ! inday in town.- The annual nieetlmv 1 v of the fourth Mnson!'- list rift will be fid with Saint Fanl'R I,odge, No. r.'i. of till-' town Wednesday, March .. Hlchu'd I'olliird l.. confined to the 1 ouse hy lllnnss. Lo Fisher soent f- t '1 iy ill Ulirllng'.o'i. S'rrmont - The piip'. of Mrs. lllllot Hacks ;av.; a Ideas nt rnelta'. ,it I'.ie Itrandmi Inn l'llda evening W. II. I'urcell, who ban been conli. c'', to the hoii'ie by Ill ness, Is recovering. A. II. Langwurthv I as re tgnril bU position with the Ilneit ii Heater company nnd will move to liurllngton, where he ban been engaged n Janitor at the university building". Tho warning for town meeting I as heen jiosled and i ontalns nniong Ihft articles one to see If the town will vote to authorize the s 'ctmen to m.ike a conliaei with the N'esliohe-KJectrlc company lo light Ihe streets of IJr'indoii, and one to see If t le. town will vote to have medical Inspection of the schools, In aci ord uu o with thn session laws of MHO, Mis niisephlno Monroe, who has been .i-sMlim III tho telephone olllce, bus returned 1 j lirlstcl Kd;;ar L. Carllalo has been culled to Northampton, Mass., by the Illness of his hi other. Miss Daisy Needham, who for thrco years has been taking a course In nursing In thn Hartford (Conn.) hospital, completed her atildles Tuesday and has n position as stipi rlntelideni of one of the wards of the same hospital. Miss Mary Chandler, who lui-i been visiting her sister, Mrs. K II. Wnlker, In Hernnlon, I'm,, has relumed. Miss Maria Capen has hii liiunieed the engagement of her daugh ter. Catherine, and Kverett Van Vechlcii of SchiiKhtlcoUe, N. Y. Frank Osborne, who ha bten III with grip, Is able to bo out. I'enrl II. Wnshliurn of the Nutting store Is having a four weeks' vacation, which he v. Ill spend In New Vork city stud) lug window decoratlng.-Callls I'linle, who underwent an operation In the Fanny Allen ''opltnl, hap returned home .mil l- mplillv rei overlng. Thn ll'iiuhers of Ihe Itcbekah Lodge gave a re ception Monday eronlnp In their rooms for Mrs A. II. Lnngworthy. -Mrs. Ilarrj .1. GrNwold i rrc ivi-rinrt Tom tho opera lion which -he underwent a week ago In l lie Mary Fletrh'r ho-pllal rim Troni My, son or Mr and Mr Andrew Tioin blv of Foie-tM, le, wiv- taken Mond.iy to Hurllnglon to he opirat.d upon for ap-tiendl.-ltN - ,lifes A. Howe h:is leisid hi i farm to Flank K i.v- of C.istletoti nnd will move tr the hou e on Depot street wide'- he por. h"r,1 of l C. We-coit.-.Iohn ('hiirchilt and da ,.';hl n-".. H itli nnd Helen, who hi '.e heen uulli dl. 'ire Improving. The M -ons held a datue. Tuesday evening nt the r.r..-nlnn Lm. Mrs. O. C. linker has reimniil f i om Fair Haven. , D. D. Thomas is vKltlng in si. Al bans. W. F. Scott is spending lie; week In Wlntead. Conn. -Samuel I.. Warren, who hivi been spending the winter at 'the llrnndnn inn. has gone to Coopers! own, N. V. Miss Jean ntirnham gave n evening. 1 lotiald been visiting In nrnod. "William card parly Tuesday Miner. who ban Vergennes. has m 1'. Gardnei of New Voil; city, who has been inunngcr of the ISiandon engage.! .ts Inn for the coming year, commenced his dut. -A In that capacitj yesterday. 'I he King's Iiaughler-- met yesterday aft ernoon with Mrs. May Italiaw. Mrs. A. II. Langworthy. leader of the so ciety, who Is to go soon to Burling ton to reside, was presenter! with a ret- of silver knives and forks. Mrs. Kdward Chandler was given a pleas ant surprise party Monday ovonlni;. It being her birthday. ITORE&TDALE. Mrs L. C. Mump Ins gone to the' Mary Fletcher hospital at liurllngton, where she will have all operation performed on her ear. Mrs Loin-e (.Julnn Is ill with pi ciinomn. - nss virion l nomas visit ing her si tel. in Albany. N. V. Uert Hlckert and tu.i i hlldren went to Glou cester, Miis . this week where the chil dren will live with lhelr grandparents. - The in J i'. He'll i A -il'dary mil with Mrs. ilnesd.iy afternoon. Mrs. ..ml i,iu'iler are visiting Li ilon -Mr.- Jerome La- lint Kiel..!! nl.iiiw's In 1 I -., k ili,.,l Mm II. - i.f pne . ' ,'r She N four duuKhi M irch ' afii r eral debllltv Me Is sutvp. ii i eis. ' '.fti r a few days 111 , She a In her ith , i ml liv t hree sons and r- n'lllaid llaker died ...f-er-ng lllnes- of gen lli -,ii- ii vears of age. 1 i hi- wife and two si- HONTPELIER. Ti W.i il IV e Par do. ki t fot the M.u.h leuu of -hlngton I'lnintv iinri isu"d Thur- i ontain- 2.11 eases, ol which .10 are rce, d.' i h.iin 33 State and .13 ei.ll eii'-es. A tf legrani w i - received Thursdiv hy ii li. Itli hardson Hiinouneing the death of Cahln i". I'.lchaidson. his brother, pi I. i is ngeloj, Cnl. Hecensed was a n.ilhe of Waltstield and Ihcd there antll IS77, wleu he ininril West The I'.ev. W. V.. Hraisted, pa-loi of the First Ita;itlst Church In Hat re, has liei n tiuaged In I'.iooks I'ost, G A It. as the M. inorlnl dav orator nt MmupeMer John II. Seiner will be the speaker that dav at WillbiniMow n, and F.. A. Null at Itot bnr . Shei ff Frank IT. Trai y and Deputy Slicritr l.awson were culled Saturday evening lo the home of William May nard. whe lives near Hi own' mill in Berlin, in arrest the participants In what was reported to be a slabbing a ff ali row v. .'lile. peau. but which proved lo he a family lib too much hard elder on the Muvnard and Gilbert Chaiholi- bls brother-in-law. lived nt Mavnard'i home. They tilled up Sat urday nfternoon on old elder and Mien proceeded to settle certain family dif ficulties. An old jackknlfe. too dull to cut new chcre. figured 111 the af fray end a hurry call wan sent to Sheriff Tni' Neither of (be men was badly injured. Afier the affrnv Chart, onneau went to Derlln Corners hut both were easily found. The attendance at the llfth arrival tn.'Kt 1.".w of the Vermont '.eHon of the I'lacei. al association of New F.nglnml. held Saturday 'n Keliogg-Hubiiiiril li brary hall, was good and the papers and addie"os preaenled weio dlscuss id In an Intelligent and Interestlir; rimi'iin. S. Ilolllster .lai k'on of F.nrre tui-ided. The i),iker at 'ihe rnorn- ,.r, .;,.ssIon yn IT. .f J M Tebbltts i.f Nm l hlleld, whoie ineme was "Mot). -nilr. of Aetilrlng a V nhuliiry." The principal speaker nt Ihe afternoon -e'e.lou was I'l'lnilpnl V. 's. I.lbbv of lierlln, N. 11.. who il'iscribed his metll i d of teaching liiin. A weII-iloveloied case of srarlo' fever Is nun rani Itied In the Inrtrmarv at Monttieller Setninarv. l.elnnd Sir Klnley of 'Popslimn Is the victim. He had not been frellng well for several ila'W and went 1'ilday evening to Dr. William Llnd:-n. the health oflirer, win ni once pronoun' oil Ihe i-nm seiir Id fever and cent Ihe young man lo uunraiitine. Tho rouin McKlnley oc eiipleil at the femlnary boarding hnuso thoroughly fumlgnied Saturday . ;i'. no spread of the disease Is antl i Ipated. John V. Swa'ov, who fur i.i years w ar a writ Inn muster In this "1'ty, iiilebrnted Sunday hlH lth hlrthdnv nt his lnuiie at Swasey place Mr. Swusey is very foo'lile but ha icpen'. fdlv rnfusieil to aci cpt asistnnee from Hie city. Ho If hoililihleii. pr.iei Icnlly hnlpless and without funds, but stilt lakes a'eheorful iew of life Glllu rt Cliai'bonne hi mil William Mas naid. who nere arrested SUnnlay iiftqr- iioon while eroating a disturbance) at Ihe home of the latter In lierlln. thn ii-nlt of drinking too much hard elder were an absurd Mondav morning In llai ro city court from which the war unit for thlr arrest was Issued, charged with a bre.irh of the pence', l'u this com plaint lliev both pleaded guilty and wern fined Jj and eixls. They hud no money and will M-rvo the alternative .enlunci) In '-ill. James M. iloutVi'cll bus purcliimid of JoHcpli Vatter his trout pond and W acres of land through which Hows a brook from the pond Thb Is one of the host trout ptesetves in Washington county and i r- j WASHINGTON Is situated about three tulles above tho head of liorlln pond. Harry K. Hlauclil, son of G. It, HlnnchJ, the grinlte manufacturer of this city, .is married rrcetilly nl Miliino, Italy, and Is now on hi wav to this country wllh his bride. Cards received hetv yes tt rdity atiiioimced that Hie wedding tool! plat o Jnmmry to. As a ptecautloniirv measur" and not becatife any epidemic of scirlet fever Is feared, .Montpeller Semlnrry has been closed foi the week nnd most ol the pu pils and teaelier.i havo gone to their home. If II Is thought best not to closo tho Institution but a week, the tlmo will he taken nut of the Faster vacation. Lo. hind McKlnley of West Topsliam, the student who Is III with scarlet fever, Is not conllned lo his bed and no other cases have been reported. Mrs. Humphrey Campbell died Tues day nornlMg nt Ihe home of W. II. Camp bell, In r snii. on St. Paul street, !iKed CO year... Mrs. Campbell was b .-n In Water loo, I'. (vi , and had resided In Montpeller for about .10 years. Her funeral will bo held this morning nt St. Augus tine's Church and burial will be In the' Catholic cemetery. Death was due to heart dlreaso. GcoiT-e Wl alep, a derrh k man nt one of Ihe griulte sheds, who was infested two il:ns ago i barged wllh llrlng a revolver Into tl". hoiuc ul Charles MeKennn on North Fr.mkllp St., pleaded guilty Tues daj n city eairt nnd v.ns fined $.V wllh costs or ilia Whiilrn i lalms that the shooting was a cldrnlal. The daughter of Mr. Mi'Keunn li.nl Just left Ihe phmo "tool over which the bullet passed. The descent creamery on l'urre street, of which C. Uawlesu Is proiirletor, Is. fio rd bi iaiir of ltickof funds to coiitluiio tli" huslr.o's. Lawles has not tiled a petition In bankruptcy, but he bus a huge miti her of cicilltnis among tile 2.1 or mii.'e fanner-- who have been taking their milk to l.ls creinury. The only vl-lh!e n-.et tire the in ichlnery and ri earner." eipiip. ineiit and these are owned bj A. C. Ilhilicbsid and the L. M. Caineinn estate. In eln eoiirt Tue-nliy morning Judge I'. M. Ii.irvej heard the civil case of the Doucette-llonleaii Granite conipany of this olt s. the St. Albans Granite com pnny. Hcrtnii li. Kalley of this city np tieared for the plalnlKT and Warren It. Austin of St. Albans for the defendant companv. The cunt I rondel cd Judgment for the plaintiff to recover 522-1. f,1 and costs. The defendant appealed the case tr county court. Payment for certain rough stock was In dispute. Carl D. Denrnore. a Itarre granite manufacturer, has filed with Hofereo W. N. Therlault a petition In bankruptcy, lie has liabilities of St.245.9l. of which $M s claimed exempt -end schedule assets of Jt.Ci'). The first meeting of the creditors li. this case will be Saturday. March 11. Among the ilill cases of Interest to be tried fit the March term of Washington county court are those of M. L. Wood and W. T. Dewey, administrators, vs. the city of Montpeller. Theo cases are for alleges damages growing out of the loca tion of the new school house. Land on upper l.-ooml street, controlled by these iidmlnli.tr. 'tors, was purehnsul bv the city on which to erect a school house hut before any money or deeds wei e parsed th city in special meeting rescinded Un vote that the new school house should be located there and Ihe city council then leiuseii to tnge the property It had pur chased. These and n similar case brought by the Lane Manufacturing company against the city are all set for hearing befoie Judge Miles Hurt Nrnvrlty of Stowe was lommltttd to Washington eount Jail Tuesday even leg to serve not less than four nor more than live months for furnishing Intoxicat ing liuuor Neweltv had been out on pro nation for several months and hi? term of probation would have expired In June, lie wa.T brought to Wasnlngton county Jail her iiise the Jail detroved hy the In Lamoille county has not been lebuilt. WATERBURY llenian I! dark Jied earlv Sunday morning of a compile ntion of diseases, He wi- burn In Stratfonl, November 4, lv.'i.'. the .-on of Lewis and Fanny Tiar lilt Clark. He wns I'diicnleil In the rom- inon scneois. lie man led ..7 years ago at Waterbury Center I'rames Daniels, i.niu i.. years ago they lived on their farm near the village, when tin y came to the village to Ihe with their son. He Is survived by his wife, one son, w. H. Clark-, cashier of tile Wnterhiiiy Na tion tl name, ami om gr.imhon. L. Harrett Clink of Hiirllnrton The funeral wu- held at his late home Tuesday alter noon et two o'clock. itooeri vt . I'nltner has been eonrnn... to the house for a few days with Hie lip. -Luther firnviM, who .vus taken 10 iienion nospital X''ilday, did not have his foot operated upon iih was feared necessary. Judge lluntlev and H. It. Dfinerltt were ui MuntneMer Sal nay wneu- papois were nmilo out deeding to the Dcinerltt ,t Palmer i-neitinir company ti0 lumber, mill and real estate of the .Flske Lumber bush ne-s In Worcester. Mr.-. McMahon remains critlcallv 111.- M:s Anna :Voi;er c.im? f,o!n Spiiiiglleld Mns... Sntitrdi.y to cpend her vacation with li"r rather. -Mr. and Mrs. ieorge FJnice of Mlddle-x spent Sunday at the home of Liicl;, Morse. -Merrill Darling who has been very , iH more comfort able. The nnnual meeting of the ('on pr 'gational soclet. ni . Ppid at the chiiixh this evening. Hi'freshments vtll be .-ened -Mis William Deed is III Mrs Alexander Andersou has returned lo Harm afier a few days In town. Di. ami Mij. Viis--on spent Saturday In llurhngliir.-U ilbur Plxley, who 1ms been .-uffeilng wlih theiimailsm, has one leg In w plaster cant. Ilertel Perr.x Is i Henry Smith of Waltstield was a jmest of J. i:. Crossett Saturday. John Duma of Iluiilngton la . islllng his brother Willi, uu Dumas. Micheal McM.ihnn died Tuesday nltei i noli, the Immediate cause of death be leg pi i t'ii in mil , i . I lo was M years old, and was bom In Ireland. He Is suivlvcd In one daughter, Mary McMahon. His wlfi died in lhelr home on Main street Mou day afternoon of pneumonia. Ha maiden ,i,' me was .Margaret coneuo and sh" was corn lu 1 1 eland 1 years ago. She was llit married lo a Mr. Connor Forty elliiit years ago she married MUhael M Million. They have lived lu thu Ullage i icirs. Mr:. McMahon Is survtvid bv tw iluiighlei i, Noia Conner and Mnry Mr .Malum. Imlli of tins town. A double fu iioril will he held at St. Andrew's Church 111 1 1 niornlng at ten o'clock, the l!e. Father P. II. Doheny olllclatlng, and burial will le lu the Catholic '"in'tery nl Diixbury Coruerh. Charles Wallace wen Moiidnj noon to SI Johnsbiiry and fioni there to the White mountains. - lleiijaniln urown has llnlsheil iuik for the Atwood Suspender company and begins work this week for the La.Mode Shirt company tit Ogdensbiirg, N. V. Allen Knsler Is much better of pneumonia and his recover Is expected. Mrs. Foster v.as able to sit uu for a bttlo time Tuesday. Mra. Allen Fogg win burned Monday night by over turning a cup of tint ten.-.!. F Slilpmau was lu Lisbon, N. II., over hVuulay.-Jo seph II. Smith was al the htne of his i parents, Mr. nnd Mrs A II Smith, yes terdny He has llnli-hod work for tin KulUuil-Floienrn Granite compiinv and has a position with a hardware Una ti War ester, Mass .Mr- Ii, Ii, Wnlhiea 1 reported u little better Tho trouble. In the water main tame to the Mirfnce late Mon day afternoon, It being where the pipe sum connected for the residence, or C. C. Warieti. The Twenty-Five clun was en tertained by C. C. Warren Monday night Frederick Weldon M'NallV, Ihe only child of Mr. and Mrs. F II Me.Nnlly, died Tuesday night wllh meningitis of Lie brain after a long Illness. Tim child was 2! months of age, the faintlv nnvlng hero t.-om Puinatiisvllle when MoNnlly Hros. bought out Grlllln A- Wheeler. The body was taken to .Iirfersonvllle lnt night for burial, where the funeral will be held. Merrill Darllnv Is much Improved. Mis. Will Thompson Is III with the grip. Henry 1'areher Is more comfortable. WATEREURY CENTER. Essra Stetson Post, O. A. Tl.. had engnged as speaker for Memorial day D. O. Felt of Poilon Mr Felt was a membr of 'Hie loth Vermont regl-. mint (hiring the civil W ir. Mrs. John Kelley spent Sundny with her father, M. L. Dillingham. Mldor Lucia Is ronllned lo the house. T'on "Wllklns has finished work for Arthur Preble n-td gene to M. Ilea nan's.- The Grangers and other friends of lid ward Morway gave him a mirprlae party Friday evening In honor of his P.Stli birthday. Mr. Morway Is master of the Grange nnd popular among his neighbors. About attended nnd paused an enlovahlo evening. "Miss Delia noblnsnn ha so far recovered from her recent Illness as to resume work In the poHtoffle o.M!ss F.thcl Morrison was given birthday sur prise pai'ty Saturday evening. Moses Docell has receive! ed from his rcent lllnesr and ronimed work In Ins shop. SOUTH WOODBURY. Mr. and Mt. IVmnrd Cute, visited In n en-born Saturday and Sunday. --Mar- Ian Wheeler and Telnia Uoodell, have re turned to Johnson normal school. P.rrta Hopkins I work'n- .".t Frank Matcliel- rs for a few days. Mrs. noteholder Is 111 itli the grlp.-Mr. mid Mrs. ICdwln Itiirn- liam spent Biindnji at Freeman l.avson v.. Th(. condition of 1.. W. Ilimklll 1- Im proving. Mi s. p.. AI. Pray Is suffering from an nttack of the grip. -Mr. and Mrs. Warren Goeslell vilted Sunday nt Dr. Carvers In Mcrihflcld. Mrs. May Ilenjamln Is 111. Tho llev. Mr. rttuart ad- lresses the people hero next Sunday morning. M0RET0VN. Mrs. Mjra Dumas of South Fnyston is Islting In town for a few days. William Marshall of Wnltsfteld was In town Sat urday and his daughter. Iilln. visited at Mrf.NJ. S. Austin's. -George Sleeper Is threator),d with pneumonia. I. Wilcox is III with the gilp. Murl Turner Is 111 with the grip. The one-go-iill-gn Snow Shoe cluh gave a maiiicrndc promenade, at the town hall Tuesday evening. It was well attended. Sixteen couple from Waltstield were there. Dor's Austin had birthday pnrl Monday, her fifth birth day. Several of her phu mates were there, each bringing her a present and aril. W. c. Somtrvllle nnd daughter. I.eonn. weie the guests of Mrs. Ii. A. Duma In South Fnyston Satuiday and Sunda. The Ladles' Foreign Missionary Miclet met with Mrs. 11. O. Ward Tuc la. afternoon.- Martin Mobbs has moved from the Kulkley tenement lo Ihe tene ment latch vacated hy Frank Atkins. MIDDLESEX. llenrv Hadger. who was III lal week, Is Iwtter now. Orlo Imtton Is Improving lowly from his illness.- Mrs. Amanda. Newliall and M. J. Andrews, both II! with pneumonia, are -lcrvly convalescing. -- Wells I'liainhetlln and. Flank Vaughn lslted in Watcrhur Ontor the fl'i-l of the week. Mr. and Mrs. F. 1. Drum re nin ed from their wedding Irip Friday :ind have begun keeping h ue --Samuel mith. who ha- been fiuploved h L. O. wilder during the winter, has finished work and returned to his home ill Mont peller. Miss Swat7.er of Parre will give a lecture m the Methodist l.v,iiscop.il Chinch on Italll.in Mi-sloretrv work in Hal re Wedni -day e enlng. Miss Liny Swift ten icidlng In Montpeller Thursdaj. Mis.- Luo Smith went to Hut llliglon Fri day to attend a Christian convention. She will return Wednesday, lslting In lli'b moiul on her return tilp.-Mrs. Hannah Turner has ho far Improved Ironi her ill ness as to be able to go soup on a visiting tr'p She has in en stopping for sen nil weeks with Mr. .'.lid Mrs. William Hudson Mrs. Meda Child Is moving this week to Wuteriiurj .--Miss (."urrle Hean went this week to Moretown to begin her season's work for Mr. Ceorgo Paiker. Mr. and Mrs. y, j, pilloway and family visited her parent', Mr. nnd Mrs. J. W. Kngan Sunday. Mrs. Amanda Newliall passed liei h blrtlulav Saturday. She had shower of lfi) jAiHteniiVi WAITSPIELD, Dr. llowird of Hoxhury has rented a part of .Mrs Mary Berry's bouae a- d will soon move his family hcie. .Mrs. G. It. Miller, daughter and a friend of Dorchester. Mass., csr.io Saturduy evening for a two weeks' Mav a' it. f. Browne's. Bert J. Berry returned Saturday evening from tho Burlington Agrlculi uial chnul. -The remains of Mrs. li I). Trask of Worcester, Mass., were brought hero Halm day evening for bu 'nl Mrs, Traslc had for some lime iiiffered with a severe nervou.-i tumble, which resulted In her death. Sho was born lu Wails fluid February 1S.17. the (l.iutthter of (itli and l!o- bekah Wiillls. In March, t77, sho mar ried H. O. Trnak of Waireri, who with two sons. Harry V,'. and Policy li., rurvlve her. as well as otto brothor. Geot'te W., of this place. funeral set - sires weie in id .Monday afternoon with Interment lu the village cemetery. David (I. Jo-Hn died -udilinb Tui'Mhij Fe .1 whih In his barn caring for hi- corse pf neuralgia of the heart lie l ad been In Iih. usual health until the dm of his death, having: lils'i returned 1'ioiu a ls!l I,, his- son In unother part the town. Mr. .losllti was born In Wallslleld August .11), 1M. where he always lived during his life. In I "1 ho married Snrnh ':. Tvler. wh" died n December, pc.ii',. To them hlv 'mi llion were horn, davtoii T. of HolllH- fon. Mass, ,i,,iiri c. of Wakefield, Mass., li. Clement. Walter C. and Blanche L. f this place, and Mrs. Bertha S. John oil of Newport, N. II., all of whom survive him Mr. ,lonln had made his homo wllh his son, Wallls, for manv eui8, where the funeiul services were held I-rldii'. sfiernoon. the llev. W. A. Til mule olh, latluir. with Itilei menl in the village emetery. Clnvlon C. Jot lln of llolll-ton, Mass., and Mr. und Mrs. Chailes Johnson of Newport, N. 11.. wen- In town Frldny to nlteiid th" fii"ornl (,f their father, D. o. Joslln -Mr. nnd MrH. F. S. Bell went Mnuda for n few davs' visit to li. jr. Savage i.nd tarnlly, WORCESTER. Iwiac li. Wheeler, the oldest person In town, l,.d .-!,, j, age-l S7 year, lie had 1(., t(. ov,,r y.mrs on Hp. farm when. . died. Ho Is survived by his wife and three sons, Genrgi' of Berlin, Hvi- of ew Itrllien. Conh., and Clnrenc' ' ul" 111 " e.'i the hoiu" faun, iwn ''I 'li r ii,, K. p t.' of Cnijla n,.a i- u. of 1 r del one sUtor, Mrs Haniiai, Hum of tto-sburv, Mass. The entire family " ere present at the funeral flat-j unlay, which was largely attended, many Mends from out of teuvn being .present. Grovcr Timiplelnn, who ha' been at tendltm -a college of photography In Illinois for several months, returned In his home here on ..nturday.-Airred Hilglmm of the fnlverslty of Valporan, Ind is at C. M Ladd's, his homo here, for 'a short tImc.-Mrs. M. A. Davis of Gorfstown, N. H. wh his been spend ing the winter with her rimer. Mrs. Seldun Wllley, has returned to her home. FAYST0N. W. C. Pragg has pold his farm to Dan te !,owel. Mrs. Daniel McLausl'Un and son, Dnlton. nccomKinled her brother, Horner Darby, to Chitnuilaln, N". V., lor n visit to their p'Pernal home -Alfred Fmnlll Is 111 wllh (he grip. -The ladles will rerve a warm dinner In school room number four on town mooting (lav. Tick ets 1fi cent Ml are eonlltilly Invited. NORTH FAYSTON. The ineilis of North Fny.-ton will serve dinner nl chonlhou'e No -1 March meet ing daj . All i'iiiv- and hi I ig ymr wives. Fifteen eei.'s for dinner. WARREN. Karl G. Tailor and Kale Hudson, botli of this town, were united In marriage at the Congregat lonnl par-onnge In WrJt&fleld Sunday by the llev. W. A. Ilemele. BETHEL. At the horn oT Mi and Ml Clinton Ii. Clnllln Satunlay forenoon at eleven o'clock? their vourgest daughter, HI- in GoorgiTnua cbitlln. was nuinied to Charles L. Densmore of Chelsea, known in Hethel business nnd social elides by his connection vlth Terrv Jewelry store .nnd Glboii's orchestra for some tlmi- past These present wer the bride's ju rents, her three sisters and the mother f Die hildegioom. The orririatlng clergyman was the Rev. Henry A. Pnrkhurst. The young people took thn southbound express at South Itoyalton, hoping thus to avoid cer tain embarrassing demonstrations on the part of tbrlr friends. Thev are to live at .1 Wall "treet, Concord. N. li., where, they will be nl heme lifter March 1.1. P.olb will be mlsh-d. espe iM' In musli nl circle, as he Is an accomplished clarinetist and she a lend ing singer In the choir of the I'ntve-.--sallst Church Clayton II. Wh'ht and Miss L A. Hnck of II. Pe'thel weie mar ried Saturday afternoon al the home of the llev. Henry A. Pnrkhurst Tin v took the mall train for a short trip to include Montreal. On their return thev will make their home In Fast Ibthel The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mr. J. H. Thick, nnd the bride groom the son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard A. Wight. The hiido I- a graduate of Randolph ,nornml school and has taught several terms here nnd In Iloyalton. The members of Ilor.le Ilebekah lodge gave a surprise party Thursday even ing to the noble grand, Mrs." Jessei W. Wnrien. who expects soon to move from town. W. II. Hrlgg Is out again after a week's Minors. mrln n. Ne.t Is seriously 111., Plummer L. Martin is out after a foi might's confinement re siiliing from a fall troni a pile of logo. John Kelehrr was on the street Sat urday after poor health all winter win. "a nnd otner anmenis- -e o. v. n , I Fnmnon and family are spending a few days " Windsor. Mnny families and IrdHlduals hnve come to town dur ing Hie winter In view f Hie i.uly t n tr of the Fisher tannery, nm-' of tbem foricer einployes of th" nbl i lpi-nv 'I'll.' ni ' rt ilv ' ' l- In't of Wife I'I'.er Vnllrv Pomona Grange will he held In PitlsneldMarch Amoiig those who i Ulted 'ihe Hon. A'ieii-tis P. 1 1 Miiton on his I'.lth anni versary wore ON-Goveruor Plngree and Mrs. Plngree of Ha.-tford. Cap tain French of Lebanon. N. II., Dr. William Stleknev and Mlrs .Mary Stickney of Uiitlnud. Mr Hunton is In good health and did not seem fa tigued hv the .lav's ciill leeeplion. The Coiig.egainnl lai""- will -.ove the usual dinner at dishing hull on election dn. A. N. Washburn Is 111 wfth the grip. On furnplanit of the nlsrht operator nt the railwav station, Wal'ior I.og ers, Herbert Curtis and Stephen Stickney of Bethel, and Klchard Ja cobs rind George Hatch of Randolph were arrested Sunday nnd Monda charged with 'Tea' i" of the peai e In nnd around the Central Vermont Hnllway stnllnn fore Justice of Flint, Ri .-ers wullty Monday Snturdio night. Be 'the Peace Royal .'. and Curtis pleaded and were lined, the covts, the latter $T fcrtrer f A iind nrd costs, which they paid On Tuos- day the case against llat.-h was nol pioHsed as II nppenred he had noth ing to do with the digturbnnre. At 't lie same time Jai obs and Stb kney p'enoed guilty and were each flne'l 11 rd costr Ja obs paid and Stb kney was being held lorally In default of Payment in the liopo that i-omeono might pay for iiim Ii. C Bin' d dl later laid his Pno and gave him a Joh on his farm. All the prisoners were youth nnd iimn of thorn have been under observation by the officers for some time. Miss Ada Paine of Boston Is visiting at Roy !,. Person''-. Miss Idn Blossom has gone to cilf tenilnle. Mass. after a visit ut Frank !'. McCtilloush's. The Ladles' nend tn1? cluh met Monday evening at "", F. Waldo's. Mrs. Jane Tolles com pleted her K7th year .March 1. She wns at church Sunday and I very' ac tive. The officers of Granite Ivodge. I. G. T.. were installed Mondnv evening by Depuiy Biuns L. Dsguod. ROCHESTER. Mr-. Itute Miles Is spending several days with bur daughter In Whiting - A untiiditer was horn on Saiurdav Febru ary 1 lo Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Hells. -Tho Washlngtonlaii hall Kv 0 tup Athletic association February i'i was well .ttnniled dc-plte the hiiKe' am it of s'eknesB In town. A good nm., was re ported by all and a nice little sum was i I'ded to the ttoasury or the association -Mis. S. It. Moik.. is 111 with pneumonia, (in account of her advanced iKt of ss ;..iis her many friends are anxious as to Ihe outcome of the dlsen' e. rim Wnsli-lm.ion-l.ln 'oln celebration held mi Sat urda. evinlng, February 'S by the Sons of Vetcans and the Auxiliary wns u sip cess The iinml meeting of the an lllarv we held, afler which a short liter nrv und nui-lcal program was given, foi liwid bv on osler supper. The fourth oiiaiii rl. lonffience will be held on Mon ila iM-nhig nt the Methodist Church. 'Ihe Hev W S Hllllthers of Montpeller, dlHtii i up! Inu iiileiit, will pre-ildo. GAYSVILLE. W i , i ' r- in oiid'tocl. tho f,rl i ii i 1'ie village schools clobo tl ia M . Di U roy lu o of lion. ton rnmn Sunday to vMt his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Luce. .M. ! Wytnun. ,Ir , Is pausing the week In Itoston. IMward C Longby of this town and Miss F.lla H- eranee of Plttsfleld were mnrrled the 2M bv the llev. V. M. Miirtin.-Jerry Wllson'hns been very III with chicken pot the past we. k.-The regular meeting of tl"- W. 11. v. will he held Saturday aft ernoon at 2 o'clock. Mr. and Mrs. Verml Dumas of Huntington have been recent Mtors nt George and Walter Hwlnyers. The funeral of Mrs. Hva (Luce) Keyus, need .11, wlfn of Alonzo Keyes, was held at tho Methodist Church Thursday after noon February 23. M. L, Wjman, Jr., wk.s lu charge and the officiating clergy men were the llev. J. w. Miller and tho llev. V. M. Mnrtln. A quartet consisting of Mrs. Arthur W. Pallard, Mrs. Her- oert ii Harrington, Mr. K. H. Chamber lain and J. A. chedel sang "Some Day We'll Understand," and "P.ock of Ages." The bearers wem linvnl. ruicr um.rii and FYed Luce, rijear Angler and Hen nlo Goddnrel. Mrs. Keyes ir-avos be side her husband, her patents, Mr. and Mrs. c. A. Luce ,r this town, two sis ters, Mrs. Ida Hol.orls nnd Miss .Ttlll.i Luce, also three brothers, Dr. Leroy Luce of floston, and floy.il and Ollvfr of this town. 1 hoso from awnj to attend the funrral were Mr nnd Mrs. Morris Luce or ltochstrr, Mr. and Mrs. Fred ,uc.e of Plttsford, and Mr. and .Mrs. Cborg8 Jtowe of Hethol. NEW MEXICO A STEP NEARER TO STATEHOOD Washington, March I - The House to day gave Its formal approval to thn rim. stltutlon of New Mexico, advancing that Territoi' another step towards statehood. The ci'ii-tltutlon of Aiizoim has not yet reached Washington and cannot be acted on until the next session of Congre-s. In the debate on the approval of thn constitution the statement was freely niaile provi that Pre Ident Tuft might not ap the Arizona constitution when It does arilve because of the recall provision In reference to the Judiciary. Itepresenia llve James of Kentucky called attention in this connection to the fact that the committee on Territories had laid down the precedent In Its report on New Mexico that Congress has no right to disapprove a constitution of a new State, provided, first, that it is shown to be Ihe will of thu people at n fairly conducted election, second, that It Is republican In form, and third, that It conform- to the enabling act. Mr. James said this picccdeit should stund and that under It neither Congress nor the President should have the right t'i disapprove the Arizona coM'tltutlon, troclded It meets the three reipdrements ' r; properly laid down hy the committee MOURNERS FALL INTO CELLAR Piled Three Deep When Floor (,ne Wnj Corpse In Another llooni Funeral Later. Kile, ,'it. March 1. Fort.s per-ons, at teni'lng Ihe funeral services of Henry Gimman at his homo here late yester dav afternoon, were precipitated to the baement when the floor suddenly oollHpsed. All were more or less bruised or suffered from shock, and two women hud to be taken to their home- In an ambulance. The corpse was in another room. The neeldent occurred as the choir was Kinging. The drop Into the cellar caused a wl. struggle among the mourners, who weie Ijlng three deep. Men lu the house, restored order and the services were con tinued In tlie home of a noUhhor. MAINE TO VOTE ON PROHIBITION Rp-siibinissiriii IJosolutidii I'iissod ly tlie Si'iiiitc tmel Htmsi' (iovcrnor t'oi' II. Augusta. Mc. Marcli 1 Re-su'nmlssion to tlie vote of the people of Maine of the amendment to tl e State c onstltntion pro hibiting the manufacture and sale of in tiixIcatSng lhiuois now lacks only tlie sig nature of Governor Plaisted before being I ii into effi" t. The re --ahmissiun icso lutlon, which recehed Its llnal pa--age In the Iloii-c yesterday, to-day pased tho Senate by n vote of 1M to 7, and was sent to the Governor. Governor Plalsted In his campaign for election repeatedly declared hlnuelf In favor of le-suhmls-slon. The matter will then come before tho people at n special election to be held next September. It VISIXG IIAltllV PI,V.Vt iron Kate V. Salnt-Maur In Woman's Home Companion for March clutnii that the ambitious country woman can add nia tirially to her Income by ralsliiR the old time hnrdv plants for sale among city jci. l ie with whom the revival of "Grand ma's Garden" has become n craze. Mrs. Salnt-Maur mys: "Thrio is .-ii. li an endless nrlety of peienulul plants that It Is Impo-slhle to urow tin-in all, in fact. It would be Very foolish to tr to do so. Select the best known nnd most popular kinds, and have -ome of dlllerent sizes, .-o Unit you can make up selections for beds-. Holly hocks, foxgloves, golden glow, monk's- hood nil uinge from three and a half to iivo reel in neisnt. Alter tiiem come phlox, larkspur, falsr drngon's-head ( nnterbury hells nnd bergamot. A stej lower are bleedlng-hcai t, columbine, Iropiljd's-bane, asters, sw ect-w llllam- and wallflowers. Still lower are Iceland popplos, Japanese primroses, wake-robin and punster "iho first year II would add to your profit lo kiow a few of the annual vaile ties in the hotlied collection: Holly hocks, sweet fciiltiins, sweet tobacco, listers, wallflowers, mignonette and sal via. Among the perennials which will (lower the lust season If seed I- sown In boxes or hotbeds, are monk's hood (which 'Is one of the most charming of Ihe tall blue flowers and comes also In while, and blue-while mixed), Inrktpur. Chinese bellliower ll.nge hell-shaped flower- of steel blue, whit- and Inlet); heliotrope and niaishmallows ipluk, ro-e color, white with crimson -pels, and golden yellow with maroon centers) these are amongst the mo.-t valuable of the llrsl-year bloom ers, for they flower all through tho sum nier. Three of the most fragrant an nuals are sweet tobacco, sweet sultan and mignonette "Sweel-wllllams are such old favorites, and are so multicolored that I have al ways been thankful Hint they flowered Ihe llrst season. Meadow-sweet or go.it's benrd, as H Is ollen called Is white and (Migrant." Washington, Feb. :.-The genera I dell- clency hill, Ihe tlnal appropi latlon n s- uro before It, was passed by the House on a viva voce vote at midnight to-night, and the House Immediately idjoiiriuil. Theie were no Itnpntlaiit amendments made in the bill, whlii iarrle a Irltle over lS,00O,00o. MURPHY OPPOSES CALLING CAUCUS Littleton Jumps into Second Place on Joint Ballot Dix San-g-uine of Settlement. Albany. .V v.. March t.-finvcrnor Dli to-night expressed the hope that a settle ment of the senatorial deadlock mlgh bi enc-ieu wmim a week through enn- Terence of the democratic While the Governor was not leg'ilnloi i, Inclined f ill-cuss ttie situation. It Is knov.n tl nl he would like to see such a itinfcrenrei develop Into a cam us which uoutif select a man nijreeahle to reg Pars aril Insurgents within the nevi fw days Whether such a conference wl,; i,e , Pi tills week ts said to depend large'v n.ri the wishes of Charles, F M irphv. ! , lowing William F. Sheehan - .sugge of a second caucus, a cot ferenre if . nl. ers discussed the plan tej-dny bit ioK. no action. Mr. Murphy is said iQ hav sent word that he was not In favoi r.J another cnucus at this time Former State Chairmen Wlnfield A, Jluppuch, who assumed i, duties at public service commission''! to-day, cald there probably would l." a meet 'rig of the democratic xtate 'on'mlitoe within two weeks to elect a nen chairman. He thought it ptobal-iU that If the senatorial contest was m ( settled by that time, the comml"n might hnve something to av il t it. "How aboii't calling n new em, , he was asked. "That Is a matter on which 1 pre fer to sav nothing just now Martin W. Littleton Jumped to -e. Jnd place In the list of democratic s-enntorlal candidates at to-dav lolnt ballot, hut aside from the shlftine; insurgent votes there was no change. Andrew F. Murray, a republican sssetr blyman from Now York, exp" ted - appear before the Assembly wavs a 1 means committee this afternoon In a voct'v ot his resolution cilllnc for t legislative Investigation of the repr i i that inducements had heen offered As semblyman Friedman to vote for Mr Sheohan, but the committee did not takt up the matter. "I believe the committee ought to put out a resolution of Its own ' sa l Mr. Murray, "not only dealing with ih.-i matters contained In Mr. Friedman s affidavit but also with the whole hlstiry of Mr. Sheehan's candidacy." MURPHY A REAL JOKER. Littleton Mnkes Pttbllc tbe Scslhlna Reply of Leader. New Vork. Mtirch 1 Representative elect Martin W Littleton of New Vork to-day made public the answer he re. reived from Charles F. Murph In re. spouse to his letter to the Tammany lead, er on the senatorial situation. Mr Llt'le. Ion In his letter asked Mr Murphv U take his hands off the situation at Albany, Mr. Murphy had refused to make the an. swer puhlle, but had Intimated that Mr, Littleton might have the hardihood to as. some the responsibility for Its publica tion. He has, and here It Is, nf rel by Mr, Littleton: Hon. Martin W. Littleton: "Dear Sir: 1 beg to acknowledge ii i receipt of otir letter of the 271', Instan' "Yours very truly, "CH.MILF.S F .MflU'l'V MORTALITY STATISTICS. .Nen l'acts llegnrdliiK Heaths to he. li(mn by the Census lliirenn. Two Import. n t innovations wl, be ma t In the comiulatii'ii of mortality si it. si, i by tho buicau of the census, beglnn 4 with the report for HdO, In prepnra' i under tlie dlris-tlon of Dr. Cressy L. W bur. chief stini-ticlan for vital statistics Tliebe cimprlse the tabulation of t rate of mortality bj days of age for l' flrtt three weeks of life and by mont t for the first two years of life nnd also detail information Including prlnclp causes of death with distinction as to aifa and sex for the more numerous and a--portant nationalities of the foreigi pop . latlon. si.ch as Iiisli, German. Itaban et - These stntltli nre expected i i add Iil portant and v tillable lnfonnatl"n to ci -lent knowledge f infant mortalltv and it the comparative vitality of tin- foreign element 111 th" Fntted States I'p to January le, ttll. the bureau i( the census received trancrlp of fill feS deaths, which occurred In Hie registration urea during the ,enr Ifli. of whh t num ber ,11S,li4 weie from the reghtran-in States. This ares comprise .eei " per lent, of the total popul.it ion of t in I'tiited State-, therefiiie, the ltformatl,ri rcunrdltiK the infant mortalltv by dnyi and months of nge and the relative rata of mortality among Ihe different nation alities of the foreign population will apply to about .V,t),iVi people Bow nuin.1 bahles die before they nr 3 weeks old, and on what day of theli age? How many die before they are 1 jenrs old. nnd In what month of theli age? These Important rpiestlons will hi fully answered b the new figures of thl mortullt) statistics of the census bureau, It Is hy means of .such statistics that advance toward arresting the appalling death rate of Infants Is facilitated, and aid given to the movement now in pro gress for the saving of the many thou, ands of babies' lives In the Fnlted Statej whose death Is preventable. It Is now es. tlmated thnt the deaths of babies less than 1 year old form one. fifth of the totaj annual death rate. The comparative mortality of the var. cms nationalities among the foreign popu lation will be absolutely unique, for noth ing unite like It will he available else where for the student of ethnology and sociology. Is the (Herman element In th. population of the Fnlted States hardlet and longer-lived than the Irish or thn linllan? Is either of these races, or any other, hardier than the native American slock? What races are dying the fastest lifter coming to the Fnlted States, and al so In what localities is the death rats among them the highest" The great im portance of statistics of this character Is seen from the fact that the foreign ele ment at pre-ent constitutes about one third of the total. This knowledge will Nt of great value In the study of the lm mlsrntlon iiirstlon When this new Information has be. come available through the publication of the Census Mortality Statistics foi 1110. there will then he no other country in the world with so Hrge a body o tacts conveniently available on the prob lems Involved. Not manv boarders will find unsdver. tlsed boarding phu-v lu this city till l( w