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THE miRMNOTON FREE PRESS AND TIMKS: TIlUKSlJAt, IAS Al 11, IJH2.
vim next Monday on account of tho qunr tcrt.N ineetltitf lit tlio tinrtli vlllnKc Miss .Mltinlo Urowstcr la In South Stnrkshoro. Jim. Henry Itusscll nnd daughter, F.dna, huvo been In Lincoln, culled there by Iho Illness of her mother, Mrs. CleorKc Atkins. Mr. Atkins died Sunday inornlnK and Mr. Husaoll went Tnrsday to nltelid tho funcrn1. Felix Stonks of Connecticut la ho cuest of his eoiiHln, Kelson Pierce. EAST CHARLOTTE. The wide-awake mission hand will meet Baturdny afternoon with Mrs. Davison, lit the parsonnRC Mr. and Mrs. Charles. Martin and Mhs I.utlc Jackmaii went to Mlddlchury Sunday to attend the funeral of their cousin, Miss Hernleo Steams, tho young datiRhtcr of Mr. and Mrs. Frank fi teams. Mrs. I'otcr Aunehmnn and daughter have returned from VerKennes, hcro they have been to attend the ttol den wedding o( Mrs. Auuehtimn's par nts, Mr. and Mrs. Henry DalKnatilt..Mr. iind Mrs. George Hcaudty have roturned from Ilurllngton, where they have lieeti visiting Mr. and Mrs, Itlchard Daprond. Miss Delia Baeon has Rone to the Fanny Allen hospital, where she will take tho tralntnR course for nurses. i.ewls lleers killed n fox Wednesday evening while out for ft moonlight hunt. Frank Hi. Ueorge of Drldport came home Thursday anil will spend the remainder of the winter with hl parents. Malcolmn Thorpe has Rono to Morrlstown with his team, where hn has secured work on a lumber Job. Many of the farmers In town will attend the Dairymen's meeting In Hurlltigton this week. The Misses Kthellnda Hlcli nnd Duey rtlch returned to IlurllnRtim Friday after passing the holidays with their grandparents, Dr. and Mis. Vur riey, SOUTH BURLINGTON. Charles H. IYiote has returned from Chicago. Mrs A 1'. Nccdlum, who has been visiting her hi other. Daniel Tup per, has returned to Vergennes. Schools re-opened Tuesday nfter the holiday va cation. The King's Daughters meeting which was to be held tills week with Mrs. "Wllllnm Parker, has !een postponed un til the 17th. Mrs. S 1.. Caswell has re turned from Johnson, wheie hhe passed several days. V. K. F.lllson of Stark horo ivn. a guest at Mrs J. D. Hill's Thursday. D. J, Mlllham has bought oT ltolllns ,t Tllley the farm which they re cently purchased of Mr-, l.nuise Hellion, nnd has taken posj-esMun. The Itev. and Mrs. O, Ij, Story have closed their limine ind gone to Watervllle for the winter. WESTFORD. Mrs. C. II. Cobb and MLss Carolyn Ma romber rr turned from a trip to Hraiidon and Uennlngton Monday. Miss r.llr.a C. Allen returned to Sprlnglleld Saturday. The Fortnightly club meets with Mts. H. A. Perry Thursday afternoon. Miss I.una Osgood and A. C. Osgood of Colchester have been In town for a few days. A meeting of the Congregational society was held Saturday afternoon and ofltcers sleeted as folows: Prudential committee. H. A. Perry, Chester Hall. C. D. Crow; clerk, 1.. C. Hall; treasurer, John Allen; ohorLster, It. A. Perry. It I" expected that the Baptist Church will be ready for Fervlces next Sunday. Raymond ("Jokey, who had his little finger crushed In a straw cutter, came from the hospital Sun day. It was found necc.-ary to remove the ring finger also, on account of blood poison. Andrew Stevens Kimball, whose death occurred here January 1. was born Octo ber 17, 1S.X In Huntington. When a young man he went to California, where he worked on a milk ranch for eight years Shortly after his return he married Mar tha C. Brlgham of Kssex, who died In IW, leaving two children, Dennlc A. and Kdwln P.. December IS 1SS3, ho married .Mrs. Josephine King Nlchol.. Mr. Kim ball lived on the farm where he died about 4f years. He was a man of a kind nnd mild disposition, a highly re spected citizen, well liked by all who knew him Besides two brothers, Charles of Westford, ami Orvllle of Dougla., Wash., he N survived by his wife anil son. Kdwln, Dennlc having died in Wfi. The funeral was held from his late home January :; at one o'clock. Tho Re. Mr. Currier of Kssex otllri.itcd. with burial ?it Wood's Hollow cemetery. COLCHESTER. The body of Henry Densmore of Barre, who died Wednesday tilght, was sent on the 1:0.1 train Friday afternoon to that city. There was a prayer service at the home of his son, Frank Densmore 1'rldny mornlm," at eleven o'clock, and the funeral was held In Barre at two o'clock Sat urday afternoon. The deceased died suddenly of heart failure Wednesday night at ten o'clock at the home of his son, where lie was visiting. He was a native of this town, tint had lived in Barre for the past 20 years. While here he was engaced in farming but in Barre ho had been In the granite Industry. He served In the Civil Wnr In Company A, .10th Wisconsin regi ment. He married .19 years ago Miss Ina J. Lord of this town, who survives him with six children, Mrs. George Collnmer, Mrs. A. M. Troiifie, Miss Bes sie Densmore and William Densmore, nil of Bane, and Frank and Carl Densmore of this place, JERICHO CENTER. Del ward Itugg, who has been In Spring field for a few weeks has returned. Hubert Huntington of Huntington was in town last week.The condition of Mrs. tiny llanley remains seilous. Miss Helen Ca.-hmorc, F.dwaid Varney and Herbert Nattres.1 of the Corners are attending high school here.-The regular Orange meeting has been postponed until Jan uary 23. Halph Corliss, who teaches in Ks-ex, spent Saturday and Sunday at I. D. Thompson's. Mrs. 1-ee McClcllan, who has been the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Hansom, and other rela tives here for 10 days, has returned to Schnfctady, N. V. Dennis Tetrlll Is attending the dairy men's school In Burlington, George Lombarb, who has been conllned with a foot bruised by nn accident In the woods Is able to resume work Mr. n.irrls a' Kllenbnrg Depot, N. V Is the guest of Principal Maloney of the high school. Miss Anna K. Warner has returned fton a few days In Burlington, -Dr F.ddy en tertained his Sundny school class Thur day evening. Some of the young people are enjoying skating on Hyde's pond. Ij. D. Moulton has been at home from Underbill for a few days. Prlnclp il Maloney and Mr. Harris attended 'tho leap year ball in Hlchmnnd Friday even ing.-Mrs, II. P. Hall visited Mrs. C R. Nay In I'nderhlll Fiidny.-F. S. Fuller was In Burlington Saturday. The officers chosen nt tho annual meting of the church wcro as follows! Moderator, B. G, Brown; derk, F, M llasklns; treasurer, R. H. Jordan; trustees, II. G. Brown, W. J. JVIchols; collector, O, C. Blcknell; Sunday school superintendent, K, B, Jordan; as sistant Sunday school f-uperintendent, F. M. Hosklns; organist, Miss Helen Chapln; music committee, F. M. Hasklns, W. J. Nichols, Mrs, H, H. Hlggtns.-The Soclsl Service club met with Mrs. Iee Wednesday afternoon nt two o'clock. The Social Service club met with Mis Watson C Iee Wednesday after noon. The week of prayer will be ob- served with meetings Wednesday, Thurs day and Friday evening In the parish house at 7;.to. A pleasant and IntcrcstltiR part of the annual meeting were tho let ters from absent members, Two of the oldest member, Mrs. Ksthcr I.nnu and Mis. Helen lliunphrev, both over SO, who arc spending the winter with daughters In l'.Vsex and In Mlddlotown, Conn., res pectively, both scut letter., and Mrs. Kl in cr Howe, who fur two years lias been In the west with Mr. Howe and their daiign ter, Fsther, aro now located In Washing ton, a few miles flom Seattle. Mis. Ilortc wrote about the fonnatlon and building of a new church by these settlcis In a new part of the Htate.- .Mis, J. II. Harford, Jr., who has been seriously III for a few days, Is better. Thomas Moran and Dennis Terrlll were at home from Ilurllngton, Sunday niornlng Dr. nnd Mr.". Kddy were received Into the church on confession of faith. The executive committees of the Foreign and Home Missionary societies met with Mrs. G. C. Blcknell Tuesday afternoon. Mr. Harris who has been the guei of Principal Maloney for a few ilns, returned to Kllenbnrg Depot Sun day evening, wheie he teaches. The fol lowing olllcers of the Congtegntlonnl Church and Sunday school have been elected: Moderator, B. G. Brown; clerk, F. M. Hoj-klns; trt usurer, K. B. Jordan; trustees, B. ti. Brown and W. J, Nichols; collector, (1, C. Blcknell; Insurance cum mlttee, F. S. Hansom; envelope commit tee, Mrs. K. II. Hmllh, Mrs. W. J. Nich ols: oigunlst, Ml Helen Chapln; music committee, F. M. Hosklns, W. J. Nichols, Mr. 11. H. lllgglns; ushers, Call Moulton, Clefton Story; fnli.ltlng committee, Mrs. 1.. 11.. Chapln, C. 1". Nenly. W. J. Nich ols, 11. P. Hall. F. A. Fuller. Mrs. F. C. Bliss; missionary committee, the Itev, S. it. Barnimi, B. (i Brown, Mrs, !. C. Blcknell. The Sunday rehool olllcers are: Cnshmore of this village to become their pastor. He linn supplied In a most ac ceptable manner for the past two months. The last regular pastor of theso churches was tho Hev. Charles 11. Atwood, who closed his pastornto July 1, 190"). Although without a resident pastor for more than two years, services have been held as I usual, In charge of the Hev. K, J, Il,m.- ' lowof Bwnnton.tho Hev, Park Bradford of Dorset nnd the new Mr. Cnshmore. Mrs. K. W. Curtis returned Mondny from Col chester, where she has been visiting her son nnd daughter, P. M. Curtis and MIih Ada Curtis. Mr. nnd Mrs, 1. S, Thompson attended the dairymen's meeting In Bur lington. Mr. and Mrs. Chnrles A. Packard ob served their SHh wedding anniversary Friday evening lit their home. Between ! 30 nnd 10 friends and neighbors met nt I their home to give them a surprise visit during tho evening, but the plans had become known and Mr. nnd Mrs. Pacu ard were ready. A very pleasant even ing was snout, There were several gifts from neighbors and a put so of money was nlso left by the company. Ite freslnnenis were served. Tlietnuinieters registered from 2) to y, degrees below zero Snturdny morning. A large gang ol men has been engaged In repairing the trestle. Gilbert Pnradee Is making ex tensive changes In the Interior of the school btillfllng In the South district. Mis. Ienoru Kelly nnd Mrs. Kdwnid Kelly of Shelburne were In town to at tend the silver wedding of Mr. nnd Mrs. Chnrles Packard. Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Petclval and son, Donald, were In Bur lington Saturday. Mrs. William Buxton nnd daughter, Hnth, relumed to Burlington Friday after n few diys here. An audience tnat well filled Hie parlors of the Congregational Chinch listened f.. the Illustrated lectuie Superintendent, K. B. Jordan; assistant 1 "inn given ny the Hev. .Mr. i-atge or superintendent, F. M. Hoskln.-; secretary Umllngton on Thursday evening. -Mr. nun .rs. .m. .. nnxsceii were in mirling- nnd treasurer, F. B. Brown; organist. Miss Clara Barninn; chorister. F. M. Hos klns; superintendent home department, Mrs. 1,. D. Moulton; mKMonury commit tee, Mrs. K. B. Jordan and Mr. ,8. H. Baruiim; llbrailnn, Call Moulton. -Mrs. .1. W. Cart was unanimously appointed .Mipcrlntondotit emeritus of the Sunday school In acknowledgement tor her work as superintendent the past years. UNDERHILL. Mrs ldla Kllswoith of Fairfax h.is been Nitlng l.ei sister, Mrs. !,. P. Mel calf, who Is ill. Mts, Mnx Bcssey and daughter, Virginia, arc nt A. W. Kd waids's. The Itev. I . I,, Bainaid of Greensboro, a foimcr pastor of the Mestodlst Kpis copal church. Is In town for a few days. Mrs. C. M. l..man Is seriously 111 with bronchial pneumonia. Miss Kmma Ed wards of llallowell, Me., was called home by the Illness of her father, A. V. Kdwnrds. Mr. IMwards's condition I slightly improved. Miss Iva Thorp, who has been at the Mary Fletcher hospital, n tinned Monday evening much Improv ed In health. A. F. Nay of Boston was the guest of his pnirnts. Dr. and Mrs. W. S. N.tv, over Sunday. Dr. W. S. Nay was in Montpeller Tuesday. SHELBURNE. At the annual meeting of the Ladies' linpioviment society held nt the home of Mrs. George Roberts Thursday after noon, the following officers were elect ed: .Mrs. F. It. Stoddard, president; Mrs. Fred Huberts, vlce-ptc.-ldcnt: Mrs. C. M. I;ussell, secretary; Mrs. Mary Gates, treasurer, auditors, Mrs. Vos hurg, Mrs. Thomas Thompson, Miss Hannah Tracy, floral committee. Mrs. George Roberts, Miss McNeil. The ob ject of the society Is Improvements on tlie Intel lor of the Methodist Church property and tin; ladles Iwwo expended during the year about $100 Tor that pur pose, and hae a balance of ?tr in the treasmy at the picscnt time.-.Miss Kllznheth Weeks gae a. "Mothei Goose'' party at her home Wednesday Jan. .: to about i young ladles, near ly nb of whom wetc In Mother Goose cos tume. The afternoon was pleasantly spent wall games and puzzles and dainty liineii w-.is served. Mr. and Mrs. Perry Russell of Bur lington are visiting his parents. Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Russell. Miss Mnttlu Stoddard returned from Johnson Sat urday after a short visit wlta her sis ter, Mrs. P. J. Hodgklns.- Miss Mary Tracy has gone to Tiickahoe, N. Y., where she has a position as tencher in the high school. Miss Grace Jnck man returned Saturday from St. Johns bury nnd Barre. Tho Kver-Ready Cir cle of the King's Daughters will meet with Mrs. F. W. Blssonette Friday for nn all day's sewing meeting. Tho la dles aro tying some comfortables and doing other necessary sewing for a needy family and they hope for a good attendance at the meeting. Miss Mar jory Rav has gone to Mlddlebury, where she will enter the high school, She will board with her sister, Mrs. Robert Plnney.--Cards have bo?n re ceived announcing the birth of a son January 1 to the Rev. nnd Mrs. Mnr- lon G. Cole, a former nastor of the Methodist CJjAirrh. Mr, Colo Is now pastor of the Methodist Church In Fort Kdward, N. Y. The regular Thursday evening prayer meeting will be hold nt the home of Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Smith. A. I.. Benedict returned Wednesday from Littleton, N. II., where he spent il few day.s with his son, C. J. Benedict. He also visited relative In Itarre, WILLISTON. Mis. Mary Clark and .ons have return ed to Randolph, Miss Florence Metcalf to Cllftondale, Mass, the Misses Pcirl and Ruth Potter to Troy Conference Academy, Miss Anna Peaso and Lionel Merrill to Montpeller Seminary after spending the holidays In town. Mrs. Guy Lamson Is seriously 111. Charles Johnson has re covered from hlsjeceni Illness. Saturday morning about r"p. in., while the ther mometer registered 'JO degrees below zero, the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Germain was destroyed by Hie, Warned by a neighbor, ' Mr. and Mrs. Germain with their six young children had scarcely time to I'scapei before the roof fell. I'nahle to save' even their clothes, they walked a distance eif half a mile to the home of the nearest neighbor, carrying their youngest children, four of them under four years of age. The Union Circle of King's Daughters will meet at the home of Mrs. Rose Soniers Friday afternoon. The Wllllston basket bull team will play tl.e Wlnooskl high school team at the Wlllisttm town hull Wednesday al b p, m. The game with lllnrsburg scored, first team, 2- to and second team, 20 to ,", In favor of Wllllston. JERICHO. P, M. Page has been In Burlington for several days. The Baptist Indies post poned their Foup supper from Tuesday to Friday evening on account of Inclement weather. Tho Ji.'ilcho.Pnderhlll-Bolton Township Sunday School association Is arranging for a meeting the last of this month to be held in Unelerhlll.Mrs. KU Stelnliour of Montpeller and daughter and granddaughter, Mrs, C. A. Hawes, and Frances Uawes of Burlington were cuest.i of Mr, fltelnhour's purents, Mr, and Mrs, Joseph Blssonette, Tuesday, The Congre gational Church here and at Underbill have extended a call to the Rev, Wllllun ton Friday, Mrs. S A. Hnie of Riverside has been visiting her daughter, Mrs. W C. Jackson, for n few days. James Cney Is al home from WeMfoid for a few week". The Ladies' Aid Society served a sutlp dinner at the Baptl-u Hunch Tuesday evening. -One of the mot charming social events of the win ter was the reception given by Mrs, L. B. Williams at her home Thursday aft ernoon In honor of Miss K rally llowi who left last week for California to r" main some time. Miss Howe, who has been a resident of this village for " ears, was gieeted by a largo number of the ladies of the village. Mrs. William" was assisted by Mrs. F. S. Tomllnson nnd Mis. F. A. Perclval. who pourel, and Mrs. O. 11. Brown and Mr. W. JackMin served. Mr. Mnrtln Pncknrd has dosed her hoii'o and will spend the remainder of the winter with Mrs. Batch. Dr. linl bind wn In Hyde Paik Monday. Mls Dons Smith wa at home front Kssci Junction over Sunday. Misses Hcsle Perch al and Florence Buvton returned Mondav to the Kssex Junction high school after two weeks' vacation at their homes, The Foreign Missionary society will be cnteitalned by Mrs. L. F. Wilbur Thursday afternoon. Hiram llanley and son, Gratcn, were In Burlington Saturday. Mrs. Gettrude Blanchard of St. Albans Is with her couin. Mrs. J. H, Snffnrd, Sr., for a few weeks. Irving M. Nenly Is III. The Woodmen have elected the fol lowing officers: Consul, P. H, Fitzgerald; past consul, George Costello; nelvlser, C. F. Heavy, hanker. John Schlllhamm'er; clerk, .1. T. Varney; escort, K. H. Gonn; watchman, V. .1. Nichols: sentry, Kel ward Bliss; physician. Dr. G. B. Hiilhiir-1; mannger for three years, George Costello. The Installation took place Saturdaj evening. Miss lla Brlgham has returned to the high school at the Center after a week's absence. Miss Lottie Sinclair was at home from Burlington over Sim day. Miss Phyllis Brown, who has been nt home from the Burlington high school for two weeks, returned to Burlington Mondny. Mrs. V G. Cook was In Burling ton Monday. ESSEX CENTER. The Wnterbury basket ball team were defeated Satuiday night in a fast game. 31 to IS. Mrs. Bessie Moran. while going to visit tier daughter, Kate, at Jeffer- Konville last week, wai- stricken with a shock nnd Is In a critical condi tion. The Tjutlook club will meet with I B. . Aboey. The Opportunity club meets with Miss Gladlus Booth Saturday. ST. GEORGE. Frank Green of tre was In town over Sunday. Rollln Forbes Is able to be out after being conllned to the house for the past few days. The Rev. Mr. Ctishlng of Hlnesburg will give n lecture, illustrated by sterenptlcon views on "The Life ' of Christ," next Tuesday evening at 7:30 In the St. George school house. Frank Hinsdale of Hlnesburg has moved to Mrs. Phoebe. A. Hlnselale's farm, which he will manare this year. FRANKLIN COUNTY ST. ALBANS. The death of Dr. John Sheerar oc curred nt the St. Albans hospital Satur day evening of pneumonia, after an Ill ness of only four days. Dr. Sheerar was the dean of Franklin coimty dentists, having practiced hem since 1SGT. He was widely known In musical circles throughout New Knglnnd. Until very re cent years ho had a fine, powerful tenor voice, and wns In great demand and attendee! nil the musical festivals and conventions throughout this section. For many years he was chorister and leader j of the First Congregational choir. He was also a member of the famous nan som Guards, of which but fow members , are now living. He Is survived by a , brother, Harmon Sheerar, of Virgil, N, V. He was a native of Virgil, N. y : where he. was born August K, H com ing 16 this city In 1S67 and shortly after ward formed a partnership with the late Dr. L. Gllmnn, which continued foi many years. He married In lsS.l Mls Nellie Marklium of Merlden, Conn., who died a few years ago. Frunk Wlllett, an old renldent of this ' city, died suddenly Sunday niornlng of liver and heart tiouble at the home of his son. Frank Wlllett, Jr.. of Federnl street. Mr. WHU-tt whs in his 74th year and besides his son Is survived by two sisters. Mts. Nelson Baker of South Hero nnd Mrs, Samuel Savary of Low ell, Mass., and a brother, Joseph 'll!e:t of Fairfield, Ktupress Lodge, No. 1(1, I, O. (). ' has Installed new officers as follows; Noble grand, Mrs. Fred St, Lawrence; vice-noble grand, Mrf. Henry Scott secretary, Mm. K, K. Hpuuldlng; treiiB- urer. Mrs. Herbert Ttohy; chaplain, .Mm Helen Blake; conductor, Mlsn Hessb Farr, warden, Mlsa Corn Kvnns; p.is noble grand, Mrs. Victor S. Rhoailes, Itnllwiiy orders recently Issued an nounce the, appointment of Dr. C Scofield of Itlcllford as surgeon of tlu northern division of the Central Ver mont and the Mnntreal-St, Johns line i tlio Grand Trunk railway. The First Baptist Church Ru:.d welcomed its new pastor, the Rev. Coou D. Oould, recently of Rockrille, ' ear who preached his Initial sermon. (Cunt tailed on vag il). CLEARANCE SALE Announcing Final Clearance Coats And Suits That Btal.led From $25 To $35 At 0! 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