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Tuesday night. Arthur Cushen has moved
his family to Burllncton, where he has a
Job In the brush factory. The Rov. II. U.
Banks, Miss Alice Talcott, Annie Cas
well and Miss Edna Osborno attended tho
Sunday-school convention held In Middle
bury last Thursday and Friday. The mid
week prayer-meeting will be as usual this
week at tho Congregational Church at
7:45 o'clock. Mrs. Fortune has rented Mr.
Cushcn's house and Is moving In this
week..!. H. Brynnt and daughter, Ger
trude, were guests of Mr. Bryant's
nephew, Elmer Bryant, In Richmond,
Wednesday. There was a box social at
Allco Talcott'a last Monday night, given
by the young ladles and men's class.
There was u miscellaneous shower given
at Alice Talcott's one day last week for
Miss Vera Larrow, who was married at
her homo in the southwest part of this
town last night. Arthur Rymuo has gono
to Worcester, Mass., where he has a Job.
The Lend-a-Hand Circle of the King's
Daughters will serve .a New England
supper at I. G. Elliott's Friday evening,
from six to eight. All are cordially In
vited. Mrs. Earl Slocum and daughter,
who have been spending a few days at
Elmer Slocum's, have returned to Mil
ton, accompanied by Mrs. Elmer Slocum.
Mr. and Mrs. David Finnessey attended
the New England fair at Springfield,
Mrs. E. U. Davis Is In Underhlll.
Frank Gregory liae finished work In Rich
mond. Ralph Morgan Is at home from
Wllllamstown for a few days. A son was
born to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Pecor on Octo
ber 21. G. W. Kellogg Is at home from
Hardwlck for a brief stay.-Mrs. V.
Smith, Mrs. Ida Tarbox and Chester
Smith were in Burlington Monday. Mr.
and Mrs. F. W. Hall of Essex were In
town Tuesday.
Dean Fleming and family of Mutton
Hill have moved to Burlington. Mr. and
Mrs. Arunah Tucker and daughter, Reta,
of New Haven, spent Sunday at Lloyd
Tucker's. Walter Parker of East Char
lotto has moved to his farm on Mutton
Hill, which he purchased of the Alonzo
Gushey estate. Miss Marlon Horsford of
East Charlotte Is visiting her brother.
Fred Horsford. Mrs. William Melroso
Is seriously 111 at her home here.
At the whist party Saturday evening
the first prize was won by Miss Rogers
and the second by Mrs. Ruth Fielder.
Mrs. Clyde Brewster returned home Mon
day from Bristol, Conn., after spending
several weeks with her son, Forest Brew
ster. Mrs. Eliza Hamner of New York
city Is visiting her sister, Mrs. Harold
Walton. Mr. and Mrs. Ransom Pierce
and daughter, Mrs. Burt Foot, of Aurora,
III., visited his nephews, Edson and Mar
ble Pierce, the past week. The Misses
Ava and Esther Baker of Starksboro vis
ited at A. H. Hlgley's and H. C. Russell's
Saturday and Sunday. Mrs. R. A. Nor
ton will entertain the Home Circle at
the hall October 31. The American Red
Cross sent a pair of knitted socks to the
boys at the front from this part of the
town. As yet they have been able to hear
from only one of the boys, Marble Car
penter, United States navy, writing them.
G. L. Ballard Is visiting friends at
Loon Lake, N. Y., for a few days. Mrs.
M. C. Hale of Jericho was the guest of
her daughter, Mrs. W. T. Mead, Tues
day. Mrs. A. C. Humphrey went Tues
day to the Fanny Allen hospital, after
being 111 for several weeks. The
graded school closed Wednesday for
the remainder of tho week, to allow
the teachers to attend the convention
to be held at St. Albans. Mr. and Mrs.
Scott E. Terrlll of Burlington were
over-Sunday guest of his mother, Mrs.
Ida Jones. L. C. Fowler has bought
through Nealy & Scrlbnor, John Cush
lng's tenement at the upper part of the
village, now occupied by Casstus Wood
worth. Miss Esther Blakey Is at home
for a few days. H. R. Aycr, formerly
of this place, bought at auction Tues
day, the Hebert property at Jericho,
Including the blacksmith shop. Owing
to an error In list of officers for Red
Cross branch last week. Mrs. King's
name should have been given as chair
man of membership committee, and
Mrs. Knight on the supply committee.
Mrs. L. D. Moulton and daughter,
Emma, were In Mlddlebury last week,
to attend the Sunday school conven
tion. JERICHO.
The B. Y. P. U. will have a sociable Fri
day evening at the Baptist Church parlors.
Refreshments will be served, after which
there will be speaking and music. This
occasion is In honor of the B. Y. P. U.
being organized 23 years. Mrs. Nor
ton of New York city Is visiting her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Smlth.-C. L.
Potter has sold his farm on Church street
with the stock and tools to M. P. Orvis
of Shelburne for $G,500, possession to be
given November 1, Mrs. Hattle Otis is
spending a few days with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. James McClure. Mr. and
Mrs. Bert Tllllson and children of Bakers
field were visitors Sunday at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Hurd Montague. Myrtle
Algcrs Is working for Mrs. Fred Perclval.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Stevens have been
entertaining Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Davis
and daughter, and Mr. and Mrs. J. S.
Sweeney of Island Pond. Mrs. Joseph
Blssonctt la preparing to go and live this
winter with her daughter, Mrs. Harvey
Horner, in East Burke. Miss Pansy Buz
zell, who has been confined to the house
with a severe cold, Is able to be out around.
Grant ThomaB was an over-Sunday vis
itor In Jeffcrsonville. Miss Clara Stygles
was at home from Burlington to attend
her great grandmother's funeral Monday.
Mrs. Charles Hulburd of St. Albans
was a visitor at the home of Dr. and Mrs.
George B. Hulburd Sunday evening, re
turning home Monday morning. Mr. and
Mrs. C. E. Mason and MIbs Bcrnlce Har
vey of Alburg Springs were over-Sunday
visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mel
vln Mason's. MrAand Mrs. Max Buzzell
and Dr. and Mrs. G. B. Hulburd were
visitors in St. Albans Sunday at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hulburd. Pro
fessor and Mrs. George Story of Burling
ton were at me nome of Mr. and Mrs.
Hura Montaguo Saturday. W.W.Smith
of Jefiersonvllle wan an over-Sunuday
visitor at his home. Mr. and Mrs. Edwin
Partridge and children were visitors In
Essex Sunday. Mrs Hiram Hanley Is
visiting her cousin, Mrs. Fanny Bullock,
in Hprmgnem, mass. w. w. Sm th and
family were In Burlington Saturday.
Tho American Red Cross wishes to send
Christmas packets to all drafted soldiers
hero and abroad. Any who desire to as-
slHt In this way, apply to tho secretary,
Miss Adrlen, lor information. The Bur
lington ladles have expressed a wish that
ksslstance be rendered them in the making
of pies for distribution among the sol
diers on Hallowe'en. Those In this vil
lage who feel that they can render aid
notify Mrs. L. C. Rice at once. Two
crust pies are desired and should be left
it the school building Tuesday, October
Mrs. Harmon Powell Prior dlod Sat
urday morning at the home of her son,
Earl Prior, Sho was born in 1820 in cam
bridge ana uvea most oi ner me mere,
Had she lived until November 16 she
11,1 hava bean $7 var of a, 8h had
boon blind and unable to walk for 23
years. She retained her mind and fac
ulties until tho last. The funeral wns held
Monday with burial In Cambridge. Mrs,
B. O. Brown Is visiting her daughter,
Mrs. Carl Nay, In Springfield, Mass. Mrs.
Carrie Bruce of Essex Junuctlon Is the
guest of her sister, Mrs. Irving Ballard.
Henry Hurlburt and son, Earl, of Willis
ton visited Mr. nnd Mrs. C. C. Blcknoll
Sunday. Mrs. Ayllng nnd daughter, Miss
Nellie, are guests of Mr. and Mrs. E. B.
Jordan. Mrs. George White of Underhlll
visited her mother, Mrs. Irving Ballard,
over Sunday. M. C. Whitney and W. S.
Nealy spent Sunday In Westford. Miss
Barbara Stiles returned Saturday from
Mldlebury.-W. J. Nichols Is lll.-Mr.
and Mrs. M. F. Falloy of Burlington ore
tho guests of Mr. and Mrs. F. O. Pease.
The Rev. C. E. Hayward of Wlnooskl
occupied tho pulpit Sunday morning. Mrs.
Hayward and Mr. and Mrs. It, B. Hall
also attended tho services. Mrs. Alma
Whltmarsh Is lit. A concert wns given
Wednesday evening In tho village hall by
the members of the 18th U. 8. cavalry
band under tho auspices of the Mans
field Grange. The Misses Mazlo Ransom
and Dorothy Nichols, Messrs. Douglas
Nichols, Carleton Ransom and Savlllo
Safford are captains for raising funds
to provide Christmas packets for tho sol
dlors at home and abroad. The Rod Cross
work-rooms aro open every Wednesday
at 1:30 p. m. The work now Is on pajamas,
as many are much needed.
The fair given by the different schools
In town at the vestry Friday afternoon
proved both enjoyable and Instructive.
Nearly all tho pupils In town were in at
tendance and a number of their parents
and friends. There were exhibits of vege
tables, canned fruit, sewing and fancy
work, drawing and some livestock. In
the competition for the prizes offered by
the school directors, tho Prlndlc school,
Mrs. Eugene Shortsleeves, Jr., teacher,
won first honors, with nn average of 181
points per pupil: the Hazard school stood
second, Miss Paine, teacher, with an aver
age of 125 points; nnd the school In the
Foote district, Miss Bculah Dow, stood
third with an average of 115 points. The
fair reflects great credit on the exhibitors.
directors, and teachers and they are plan
ning for a better and bigger one next year.
Mr. Montague and Clarence Frlnk of the
Plattsburgh camp and Mr. and Mrs.
George Hall of Brookfleld spent the week
end at tho Frlnk. homestead. Mrs. Alma
Dean of Hanover, N. H., spent a few days
In town last week. Edwin Burroughs of
the Plattsburgh camp spent Sunday with
his aunt, Mrs. J. P. Ramsey. Russell Wil
liams of T. C. A. spent the week-end with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Stanton Wil
liams. Anyone wishing to contribute In
dividual pies for the soldiers' Halloween
supper at Fort Ethan Allen Is requested
to let tho president of the Red Cross,
Mrs. Ramsey, know at once.
The Clover club will hold a social at
the S. of V. hall Friday evening, October
26. All are Invited, no admission. Ladles
bring sandwiches. Mrs. Jabcz Fargo still
remains In poor health. Mr. and Mrs.
T. W. Johnson went to Burlington Tues
day to see their son. Glenn, who was
there for an operation on his throat, hav
lng swallowed a pin.
Mrs. Jerry A. Francis of Edward street
died at the St. Albans hospital late Sun
day evening following nn operation per
formed last week Tuesday. She has been
In 111 health several years. .Mrs. Francis
is survived by her husband; a brother,
Fred Plant; and a sister, Mrs. Agnes
Yardeau of Burke, N. Y.; also by three
nephews, A. Frank, Bert and Fred Plant
of this city. Funeral services were neiu
at Holy Angels' Church Wednesday
morning at nlno o'clock, the Rev. L. R.
Desrochers officiating, and burial was
V. Mount Calvary cemetery.
The body of Clifton J. Evarts, who died
Thursday In a hospital at Isllp, L. I.,
was brought here Monday evening at
eight o'clock and was taken to the home of
his sister. Miss Mildred Evarts, on
Johnnycake hill. Funeral services were
held at St. Luke's Church Tuesday after
noon at two o'clock, the Rev. George Vt .
Smith officiating. and burial took
place In the family lot in the Bay ceme
tery. Mr. Evarts is survivca ny nis who,
who resides In Brooklyn, N. ., the sis
tcr already mentioned, and two brothers,
Kelson of Brooklyn and Lieut. Joseph
A. Evarts, a member of the 101st machine
f-un battalion.
Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Hermann nave
received word of the safe arrival in Eng
land of their son, First Lieut. Byron
Hermann. He sal ed some time ago. ur,
Hermann Is In the medical department
Mrs. Alfred A. Hall left Saturday eve
nlnr to visit relatives In Oklahoma City,
Okla. From there she expects to go to
Miami. Fla.. to snend the winter.
Funeral services! for Mrs. Joscpnine
Gtngras, aged 79 years, who died Friday
mnrnlnc at the Homo oi air. ana -irw,
Arcade Ollgny on Lake street, wero held
t Holv Anee s' Church sunaay ancr
noon at three o'clocK, tne uev. u. n.
Desrochers officiating. The bearers were
L T. Pare, Joseph Guay. Louis Mossey
and S. A. Hebert, and tho honorary
bearers were Mrs. D. Tnioauu. mrs.
Limoges, Mrs. Miller ana Mrs. l.ouis mou
sey. The burial was In Holy Cross come-
wnril has been received that William
L. MacDonald, formerly of St. Albans,
who for several years has been super
intendent of schools at Goffstown, N.
H.. has taken a similar position In Put
nam, Conn., and has mdved to that
place. 1
Mrs. Josephine uingras, giu , ,...
died at the home of Mr. nnd Mrs. Arcade
Ollgny on Lake street I'rioay morn
ing at five o'clock. Mrs. uingrua
vlved by two sisters, Mrs. G. B. Baraby
of Cedar street and Mrs. Patnode of St.
Alexander, P. Q. Sho was a mcmuei ui
St. Ann's Sodality. Sho had made her
home with Mr. and Mrs. Ollgny for the
1B vnars. Funeral Bcrvices wcro
held at Holy Angels' Church Sunday after-
nnnn it three o'clock, the Itev. u. jv.
Desrochers officiating, and the burial was
be In Mount Calvary cemetery.
At a suni)er nartv given by miss vucra
Morton Tuesday evening to several young
ladles, the marriage engagement of Miss
Helono F. Wlllett of Bank street to Lieut.
George W. Tcachout, formerly of Essex
Junction, was announced. The marriage
Will IUKI1 UIULB DUUIIi M,o -w . . -. .
Lieutenant Teacn-
out Is stationed at Panama, with the
regular army.
The marriage of Miss M. Alice ueagan.
eldor daughter of Mrs. S. J. Reagan of
Congress street, to Roger J. Donahuo of
Randolph, eldest son of Mr. and airs,
J. M, Donahue of Northfield, took place
at Bt. Mary's Church Tuesday morning
at 8:30 o'clock, the Rev. D. J. O'SulIIvan
performing the ceremony. The bride was
attired In a traveling suit of Burgundy
with hat to match. Sho wore a corsage
bouquet of violets. Sho was attended by
Miss Helen M. Wry of this city, who wore
a suit of wistaria. Tho bridegroom was
attended by M. Edward Barnes of this
city, cousin of the bride, ns best man.
John J, Jacobs, a student at Goddurd
Seminary, Barre, and Noil F. Reagan,
brother of the bride and a student at
Tufts College, acted as ushers. Mrs
James Hogan, church organist, played
the bridal chorus from Lohengrin nnd
played softly during the ceremony. Fol
lowing tho wedding breakfast at tho
brldo's homo Mr. and Mrs, Donahue left
for a short trip. They will reside In
Randolph. Amonar thn nut nf town KUestH
present were Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Dona
hue and dauahters. Bernlce and Thelma.
at NnrtHlUM uul jtinutAa. .
student lit Norwich University, North-
field. Tho brldo rccolvod many hand
some gifts.
John Lowell was arraigned before Judgo
N. N. Post In tho city court Tuesday,
charged with burglary of tho store of
Badger & Revolr of Lake street the night
of October 6. Ho was bound over for ap
pearance at tho next term of Franklin
county court and In default of 8200 ball
was remanded to tho Franklin county Jail
State's Attorney W. R. McFccters proso
cuted nnd M. H. Alexander nappeared for
George Clark Morse nnd Miss Winifred
Adams, both of St, Albans hill, were mar
ried at the brldo's homo Monday ovenlng,
mo itev. a, u. Iloss of East Fairfield
performing the ceremony. At tho close of
tho ceremony a reception wns held. The
briao wore a green traveling suit and a
white hat.
Francis Bushncll of Gcortcla. who was In
jured In a runaway whllo returning
homo from this city Tucsdav. Is In a fav
orable condition. His horses became
frightened by a steam drill and bolted,
throwing Mr. Bushncll from the wagon
scat nnd dragging him some distance, lie
wns taken to Dr. James S. King's office In
Georgia, whero It was found that the liga
ments of his right ankle wero torn.
George Corrlgan, who lived on the
Georgia road, died Thursday morning,
following an operation In the St. Al
bans hospital. Tho funeral wns held at
his lato home Sunday afternoon. He
Is survived by his wife and soveral
children, also a brother and two sis
ters. The Fidelity class of tho Metho
dist Episcopal Church will meet Fri
day evening with Mrs. Emma Vincent.
C. E. Goodsell and family were In Isle
LnMotte Saturday to attend the funeral
of Mr. Goodsell's mother. Miss Rennle
Green of Enosburg has been visiting
her aunt, Miss Abblc Kenfleld. Miss
Nellie Chorrlor was at home over Sun
day from tho University of Vermont.
Tho Red Cross society during the win
ter, will meet at the homes of Its mem
bers on Thursdays of each week.
This week tho society will meet with
Mrs. H. I. Goodsell. Warren Gregory
of Essex Junction and Harold Gregory
of Burlington wore In town Sunday.
Mrs. Emma Vincent spent the week-end
In St. Albans with her sister, Mrs. A.
G. Smith.
C. A. Powell returned home Friday from
a visit with friends In Springfield, Wor
cester and Boston, Mass. Fred H. Kelley
attended tho annual meeting of the Ver
mont Mutual Flro Insurance company
which was held In Montpellcr last week
Wednesday. Mr. Kelley was re-elected
director for Franklin county. Arnold
Coan, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Coan,
who Is In camp In Wcstfleld, Mnss., visited
at tho home of his parents last week. He
reported that all but a few of the Vermont
boys have been sent over sea, and are
probably now In France. Tho food con
ser'atlon and Liberty Loan campaign.
which has been under way during the past
week, was brought to a close Sunday eve
ning when a mass meeting was held In
town hall. Tho speakers for the evening
were: ll. A. runcr, u. v. Ladd, P. mc
Gettrlck, A. B. Rowley, II. H. Comings,
S. Carl Carpenter, the Rev. J. O. Ander
son nnd the Rev. E. M. Fuller. Music was
furnished by the Juvenile band, who
played In front of the hall before the
meeting was opened. Tho orchestras from
the Baptist and Methodist Churches were
combined to lead the singing and the two
girls choruses united for the singing. The
meeting was very well attended and the
several speakers gave themselves credit
In spite of the small space of time in
which each had tlmo to speak. This closing
meeting of the campaign will servo to
launch the conservation canvass, which
will bo made this week by selected work
ers calling at every house In town to en
list the housewives in tho food administra
tion of the government. Mr. and Mrs.
F. E. Colby and son, Henry, who have been
In Bethlehem, N. II., during the summer,
have returned for the winter. Wayne
Woodworth has returned home from
Bethlehem, N. H where he has been cm
ployed as clerk In the summer hotel, the
Park View House of H. F. Hardy. Mrs.
George McGowan of Montreal was a
visitor at the homo of Mrs. William Bar
ney last week. A rest house and tool
shed are being constructed at Hillside
cemetery by the trustees. John Kinsley
of Clinton, Mass., who has been visiting
at tho homo of his sister, Mrs. H. H.
Thomas, has returned home. Mr. Kinsley
has been employed by tho Boston & Maine
Railway company for nine years, part of
the tlmo In train despatching office In Bos
ton, then ns traveling auditor and for the
past four years In charge of day switching
arrangement In tho Clinton yard, which Is
an Important position.
Miss Edith Aiken and Miss Anna Aiken
of Sutton, Quo., visited at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Lafleur over Sunday. Mrs.
John Mcars, who has been at the homo
of her daughter, Mrs. E. B. Read, for
the past few weeks, went Monday to
Newport Center, whero bho will visit
among relatives before returning to her
home in Newton, Mass. Mrs. Luke
Level in of West Derby and Mrs. Alson
Bailey of Mansonvillc, Que., are visiting
among relatives and friends in town.
Mrs. Lucy Hamilton has gone to Wor
cestcr, Mass., where sho will visit at the
home fo her sister, Mrs. Georgo S. But
ler. Sho will also visit relatives In
Boston and Allston, Mass. Mr. and Mrs.
Ernest Jacob have moved from Mrs. A. J.
Elliot's house on Troy street to their
newly-purchased home on Center street.
The pageant drama, "Samantha Allen at
tho Court of Fame," which was given In
Colonial theatre Tuesday evening un
der the direction of Miss Harrletto
Harris for the benefit of the Rlchforcl
Red Cross was thoroughly enjoyed by a
large audience, tho hall being packed
to Its doors. Owing to many peo
ple not being ablo to attend tho drama.
It will be repeated on Thursday ovo
nlng. All school children will bo ad
mitted for 20 cents nnd 35 cents for
people outsido of tho school. The
Womnn's Home Missionary society of
tho Methodist Episcopal Church will
nohl a salo of useful and fancy arti
cles, potted plants, etc., In the flro sta
tion hall this week Friday afternoon
and evening. There will also be a
rummage tablo In connection with the
The agricultural exhibit In Foresters'
hall under the direction of the Com
mercial and Civic association Friday
and Saturday has secured a fund of
about J70 by voluntary subscriptions
which was given In prizes. Among tho
children there was a first of 81 nnd a
second of 50 cents on each article. In
cluding cooking nnd canned products.
. Tho prizes to adults woro linn tnose
times as much us tholr elders. There
wore also first, socond and third swoop
stakes which were won by Robort Shaw
of Sheldon first, Howard HouHton of
Hand Hill second nnd Latham Hnzelton
of thlH vlllago school third. A. A. Asel-
tlne attended tho State Sunday school
convention In Mlddlebury and also vis
ited his daughter, Mrs. John Brynnt,
Jr., In St. Albans. Mrs. Stanley Snyles,
who returned from a visit of several
weeks to her son, Giles, In Chester
vlllc, Out., u week ago, passed last
week In tho family of J, A. Demar, car
ing for Mrs. Demur's motlipr, Mrs.
Adeline Ayers, who had suffered a
Hhock. Mrs. Ayors Is Improved. Tho
Rev. W. H. Dukoshlro, district superin
tendent, passed Sunday. with tho church
at WcBt Enosburg, whero ho loetured
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Mr. and Mtb. Chnrlos Hutchlns of
Vawnnrt Canter, liavi been visiting Mc.
Hutchlns's grandmother, Mrs, Nancy
Ovltt, In West Enosburg. Mr. and Mrs.
Clyde Ovltt of Windsor have been
passing a tew days with Mr. OvItt'B
parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Ovltt. Mrs.
Chester Stllllngs of Norfolk, Va., Is
visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ly
man Gilbert. Tho Misses Laura Towle
and Loulso Carpenter passed Sunday In
St. Albans. S. 8. Hall, Jr., has moved
his family from Montgomery Into Mrs.
U. P. Chaffoe's tenement. R. J, Mears,
J. C. Pomcroy and Miss Hazel O'Brien
of tho Dr. B. J. Kendall company's
force, returned from Montreal Satur
day evening, whero they had been for
over three weeks In tho Interests of tho
The first agricultural exhibit under the
direction of the Commercial and Clvio
club was held In Foresters' hall Friday
nnd Saturday, It was a decided success
from all points of view especially the de
partment devoted to the display of the
products raised by the school children
which would have made a creditable dis
play anywhere Potatoes, beans and corn
made a good showing, while parsnips, car
rots, beets, cabbage and squash were not
far behind. There was also n good exhibit
of canned fruits nnd vegetables. Friday
evening the school orchestra rendered sev
eral selections, after which H. A. D. Leg-
gett of tho university extension gave an
Illustrated lecture to a good sized audi
ence, In spite of the rainy evening. A. A.
Ladd of Berkshire has bargained for the
house on Church street recently vacated
by tho family of E. W. David. If the
trade holds, Mrs. Ladd will move here
November 1 from his farm In North Berk
shire. C. H. Welch attended the dairy
show in Springfield, Mass., last week.
Robert Campbell returned Thursday
from the Canadian Northwest, where he
had been two months. Miss Rennle Green
of the telephone office force has been
passing a week In Fairfax. Mr. and Mrs.
E. A. Lawrence, Miss Eva Armstrong. Mr.
and Mrs. Lawrence and little son returned
Friday from a motor trip to Boston In
eluding tho "Mohawk Trail." The body of
Harry Wells, the victim of alleged acci
dental shooting by Clyde Woodard Oc
tober 17, was brought to the undertak
ing rooms of J. A. Gibson & Son Thurs
day. Services were conducted there Sat
urday morning, the Rev. W. E. Douglas
officiating. Burial was In Mlsslsquot
cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. Leon C. Burt of
Boston, on their honeymoon, are guests
of Mr. Burt's mother, Mrs. Minnie Burt.
M. J. Norton and daughter, Mrs. Frererlck
Smith, have gone to Burlington, where
Mr. Norton will receive treatment for eye
trouble. Mrs. V. A. Janes, who had been
troubled with her eyes for several
years, recently lost the sight entirely. She
went to tho Mary Fletcher hospital, where
she was operated on October 17, for re
moval of cataracts, and It Is expected that
her sight will be fully restored. K.rnest
Dean, who has been driving a truck for
the Federal Packing company for tho nel
son, has resigned the position and gone to
Boston. Nelson Ducharm has moved his
family from the tenement connected with
the office of Dr. Hinman to u tcneme.it
of W. V. Phelps on'NSchool street. Dr. and
Mrs. Hinman will start housekeeping In
the vncated rooms at once. George De
mar nnd son, Howard of Hcrkshirn nnd
J. G. Galnts motored to Morrlsvlllo Fri
day. Mr. Demar has sold hi farm n
BiTlishnv. A. W. Woodworth has so far
recovered his health as to be able to make
a trip which he did Friday through the is
lands with B. C. Kendall.
About twenty-five members of Lincoln
Lodge, No. 78, F. & A. M., motored to St.
Albans Tuesday afternoon to attend the
district meeting. They worked the second
sections of the third degree that
evening. Ernest Maynard has bought the
Thomas Moran farm at Bordoville and
moved his family there. His house on
School street which was given In ex
change. Is being newly finished Inside by
the new owners. S. A. Daniels of Brat
tleboro was In town Saturday afternoon
calling on friends. He went to East Frank
lin that evening, where he passed Sunday
with O. II. Stanley. Mrs. W. R. Parker
of Essex Junction, who formerly lived
here, recently passed a few days with Mr.
and Mrs. J. A. Gibson. Mr. and Mrs. V.
A. Irish are making arrangements to
leave here, about the first of November,
for Salt Lake City, where they will pass
tho winter In the family of their son, E. J.
Irish, who Is the city ticket agent, of the
Oregon Short Line R. R. V, A. Janes
was a week-end visitor in Montgomery.
Mr. and Mrs. Leon Jacobs have gone to
Worcester, Mass., whero Mr. Jacobs will
continue In the employ of tho E. H.
Thayer company, proprietors of the
Wachusett creamery which is located
here. Mrs. Charles Coan has returned
from Boston and is a guest In the home
of her sister, Mrs. C. H. Stetson, on North
Main street. Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Brill of
Franklin visited their daughter, Mrs. D.
M. Croft Tuesday.
Friday night will be gentlemen's night
at Banner Grange and will bo an open
meeting. The ladles and gentlemen of
the Grange are holding a contest. The
gentlemen furnish the program next Frl
day night while the first meeting In No
vembcr will be ladles' night. Tho party
furnishing the best program and calling
out the largest crowd will be served to
a supper by the defeated party. The men
have put considerable work Into the pro
gram for this week and It is hoped that
a good crowd may bo present to enjoy
the evening. Tho Rev. M. Cox of New
Brunswick, who has been an active
preacher for 41 years, and Is now visiting
at the homo of his daughter, Mrs. S. W.
Anthony, of St. Albans, accompanied
tho Rev. Mr. Anthony to Georgia Sunday
afternoon nnd delivered an interesting and
helpful sermon at the Congregational
Church. Martin Preston and family have
moved to Fairfax, where ho has purchased
a farm.
The members of the Congregational
Church and Sunday-school havo given
enough to buy one or more Liberty Bonds.
Tho BChools closed Wednesday, so that
tho teachers could attend tho State con
vention at St. Albans. Miss Ruth Hop
kins gave a report of the State Sunday
school convention, which she attended as
delegate from tho Congregational Sunday
nchool. About a dozen attended the meet
ing of Park Camp, M. W, A., at Enos
burg Falls Friday night. A good delega
tion from Frontier Lodge attended the
Masonic meeting at St. Albans Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Powell attended the
funeral of their aunt, Mrs. Harmaon Prior,
at Jeffcrsonville Monday afternoon. C.
w Powell has resignoa as town clorK
and treasurer and will move to Burling
ton, where he nas a position witn tne is.
S. Adslt Co.
During tho severe electrical storm Mon
day ovenlng, lightning came Into the house
of P C. Hammond on tho telephone wire,
followed the ground wire which Is at
tached to tho water pipe. Tho wlro goes
around the door casings and baseboardB
,wi thfso were set afire, and also tho wall
paper. The Hre Wtts extinguished after n
lively effort and no great deal of damage
ii f, Hammond was In Springfield,
none. i . t,nwii.. i, n i.-,,Bt.,
.Mass., ".. ,, ., , Hnl,
-Tnosttion. Dr. and Mrs. J. B.
, . :,i sin. O. l'omeroy, Mr.
Mrs F E Thomas and Mrs Bertha Moore
hi St. Albans last week.-Mrs. H. R.
Olmstoad, Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Olmstead
nnd son.
V iudd wero In Montgomery Center
1 ,,,'iv m. I- Benjamin has bought the
. .1 helongluK to Mrs. Guortln; Mrs.
M, ,.. ' .
attended the war rally at Bt. Albans last
1 week.
n tie r 1 1 ll hs u""k ",0 hum ,.,,., v..
W Mullen Possession In both cases Is
clvcii November l.-Mrs. A. A. Rember,
r.. . n.mber and Miss Elnora Powers
The proceeds of the dinner sorved In
Rubleo's hall October 18 for tho benefit
of the Red Cross were $28.28.-11. F, Com
ings has bought H. W. Pratt's place and
will move there November 1. Miss Anna
Kendall of Enosburg Falls passed the
week-end with tho Misses Susie and
Mamie Moffatt. Miss Amelia Rublee of
Wnterbury Is visiting Mr. nnd Mrs. C. M.
Rublee. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Clark have
moved from South Rlchford Into the upper
tenement of the Murray house. Tho Rev.
and Mrs. C. J. Peterson of Crnftsbury
are In town for a few days.
Miss Eunice Stanley entertained a party
of friends from Franklin last Thursday
evening In honor of Miss Marjorle White
of Springfield, Mass., who was a recent
guest of Miss Stanley for a few days.
The decorations, games and refreshments
of the evening were carried out In Hal
lowe'en effect. C. L. Douglass, who left
town last spring, has returned and rented
the blacksmith shop owned by E, A,
Austin. Sanford Daniels of Brattleboro
recently visited In the homes of O. H.
Stanley and G. W, Bowen. Mr. and Mrs. I
J, C. Elrlck of Swanton were over-Sunday
guests In the home of Mr. and Mrs. C.
D. Phelps. Hugh Derby and Don Ham
mond left Saturday for Hartford, Conn.,
where they expect to be employed. Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Dunton and little daugh
ter, Barbara, of Sheldon, passed Sunday
In the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Hull.
Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Young and son,
Clayton, were In Rlchford Monday to at
tend the funeral of Mr. Young's father.
Mrs. Agnes Hull )s In Bellows Falls with
relatives, where she will visit for an In
definite time. Elwyn Johnson, who for
several years owned and conducted a
large sheep ranch In Midway, N. D
has recently disposed of a part of his
property and Joined his family here.
Miss Myrtle Williams was In Rlchford
for the week-end. Owing to the quar
terly conference to be held next Sunday
at East Franklin, there will be no ser
vices In this church.
The E. W. C. of the Methodist Church
will give a harvest supper and a short
entertainment In W. C. Marsh's hall Fri
day evening. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Bo
cash and daughter, Callsta, visited at
John Myott's In East Fairfield Sunday.
Miss Blancho Gorton visited her slater,
Mrs. Howard Mitchell, In East Fairfield,
last week. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Mitch
ell visited at the home of her mother, Mrs.
Ale Thompson, Sunday. Mrs. Daniel Mor
gan of Watervllle Is visiting at T. H.
Morgan's. The war meeting, which wan
held In W. C. Marsh's hall October' 16,
was largely attended. The speaking,
singing and music was enjoyed by the
many people who attended the meeting.
Many people of this town attended tho
war convention held In St. Albans last
Wednesday evening.
H. B. Parkhurst of North Troy has been
In town buying cattle. Chester Laplant
has moved from Hutchlns's Into one of
the Nelson & Hall Co.'s tenement houses.
J. A. Harvey, purchasing agent for the
Nelson & Hall Co., has resigned and ac
cepted a position with D. W. Paul at East
Berkshire. Arden Laplant, who for six
years was clerk at the Trout River com
pany's store at the village and now man
ager of the North Craftsbury store cor
poration, has recently been appointed
postmaster at that place. A. H. Gardyne,
H. L. Mac Clay, C. H. Domtna, Norman
Morrison. Martin Judd, E. S. Wright and
W. J. Wright were In St. Albans Tuesday
attending the Masonic district meeting.
F. M. Wright and Ray Maynard of Enos
burg were In town Tuesday.
On Friday, October 26. Dr. Brewer of
Mexico, Henry Bond of Brattleboro, Mrs.
Elmore of New York, Miss Bates and
Dr. Davison of Burlington, as well as
others from various parts of the State,
will be In town to attend and take part
In a conference on general church work,
held at the Baptist Church. During the
forenoon, beginning at ten o'clock, Sun
day school and young people's work will
be considered. In the afternoon, begin
ning at two o'clock, other phases of
church work will be discussed and two
addresses given. The evening session will
be entirely for addresses. These confer
ences are being held all over the State
and thus far have greatly exceeded all
expectations. In popularity and value. A
cordial invitation Is extended to all who
care to attend these services to come.
Both dinner and supper will be served In
the church.
The cottage meeting will be held at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Ariel
on Friday evening. Miss Myrtle Wil
liams Is passing a few days at Wheeler
Rushford's. Leon Grassct of West
Berkshire has leased the place known
as the Stevens farm. Mr. and Mrs. C.
D. Shangraw and Miss Nettle Bryce
spent the week-end In Rlchford. Mrs.
Israel Hawkins went to St. Albans
Monday. Thomas McGratl has leased
the Shangraw farm for the coming
year. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Newclty and
son visited at Joseph Bodette's Sunday.
The Rov. and Mrs. J. Warner Turpel
went Saturday to Johnson to spend a
week. There was a husking at Frank
Wetherby's Saturday evening. Forty
seven were present and a large amount
of corn was husked. The Enosburg
school will entertain their parents and
friends, at a Hallowe'en social Tuesday
Mrs. Theodore Wood and daughter, Miss
Hattle, of Melrose, Mass., are visiting Mrs.
Wood's sister, Mrs. Warren Perley, and
family. Tho condition of Mrs. Hattle
Nichols is slightly Improved. Sho Is now
at the homo of her daughter, Mrs. Wood
ward. All of the teachers In this vicinity
are planning to attend the teachers' con
vention In St. Albans. Clarence Jelbar is
engaged to work for G. L. Nichols and
will move his family Into one of Mr.
Nichols' tenement houses, formerly the
Davis house. Ruth Nichols . took two
prizes for canned fruit at the children's
exhibit last week, at the agricultural ex
hibition In Enosburg Falls. Mr. and Mrs
C, Hart were In Montgomery Centor Sun
day and Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Hart re
turned with them and left for Montreal
Monday, to pass a few days with his sis
ter's family. Liberty Loan Sunday was
observed here In common with other
churches In the country, Mr. Vradenburgh
preaching an appropriate sermon, and
patriotic music was sung. M. F. Wright
Is substituting for C. H. Stratton on route
No. 4, while Mr. Stratton is moving to
Enosburg Falls. Harry Kidder has moved
to West Enosburg Into the Rounds house
which he lately purchased, and his
brother, Carlton, has takon possession of
the farm that he bought from him.
Albert W. Page died very suddenly last
Friday after an Illness of a fow weeks,
He was a veteran of tho Civil War and
was 76 years of age. Tho body was taken
to Oardner, Mass., Saturday for burial.
Mrs. E. L. Stanton and Mr. and Mrs. Hur
ley Ovltt. Mr. Page Is survived by three
brothers living here: Henry, Fred and
Charles, An older brother, Frank, died
In Gardner a few months ago. Mr. nnd
Mrs. Edward French and son and the
Misses Mable McGann and Katherlne
Ilubbell, all from St. Johnsbury, passed
Sunday in tho family of M. L. Hubbell.
John Quinn has returned from the St.
Albans hospital, where he had been six
weeks after an operation for appendicitis.
George Pennlman, a former resident of
Swanton, died recently In Los Angeles,
Cal. Tho 8hakespearo club met with Mrs.
James Martlndalo Tuesday afternoon.
Miss Margaret Ingalls started for Alberta
Monday night to bo gono all wlntor.
Mrs, George Simpson, a former resident of
Swanton, now of New Haven, Conn., Is
visiting friends In town. Tho Rov. F.
Wilson Day, R. C. Klmbalt and R. W.
Jocelyn were chosen at the baird of trade
meeting to raise funds for the recreation
scheme. F, D. Lapello of Oswego Is In
town for a few days In connection with
the poultry food and dairy ration plnnts.
Duck hunters are meeting with good
success In the marshes. The high winds
that have provatled have favored the
hunters ns the ducks leave the open lake
for the shelter of the marshes during high
winds. Mrs. Florence Gates has return
ed from Morrlsvllle. Miss Belle Dormnn,
who has been ill for several weeks, Is Im
proving. Miss Helen Stllphen was here
from Mlddlebury College for over Sunday,
Conductor Georgo Evanson, who has
been on an extended western trip, has
returned. Abner Bell of North Stratford,
N. II.. Is In town. Deputy Collector Gar
vin has returned from Hlghgate, where
he has been two weeks.
B. E. Reynolds of Jeffersonvlllc has pur
chased the Chapman farm. Mrs. Bertha
Scott fell down the cellar stairs recently
and dislocated her wrist. Charles and
Dorothy Parsons of Fairfax havo been
visiting In town. George Soules of Fair
field was a business visitor In town Thurs
day. Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Hunt ar vis
iting In St. Albans.
Mrs. Harry Smith and daughter, Eliz
abeth, hnve been visiting relatives In
Enosburg Falls. Mrs. Leon Fadden spent
a few days last week with relatives In
St. Albans. Mrs. Henry Olodo of Cham
plain, N. Y and sister, of Cleveland,
Ohio, visited at the home of their nephew,
Richard Roberts, October 17. Tho
Village Improvement society met at the
home of Mrs. W. E. Flynn October 17.
Eleanor Goodsell Is spending two weeks
at the home of her aunt, Mrs. R. H. Rob
The small daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas Watson, who has been III, Is
somewhat Improved. Mrs. Lettle Hazen
of Alburg visited in town a few days last
week. Mr. and Mrs. Wyethe Hutchlns
are parents of a daughter, born last week.
Mrs. Carrie Y. Bacon and daughter,
Ethel, have moved to Alburg, where they
will run a boarding house this winter.
Mr. and Mrs. Burt Lavlgne are the par
ents of a son. Miss Naomi Way visited
friends In Burlington over Sunday. Miss
Gladys Klrkness visited at the home of
Mrs. C. E. Brown Saturday and Sunday.
The Cheerful Workers' society will
meet for work Thursday afternoon at the
home of Mrs. Fenton Hazen. Supper will
be served for which everyone Is Invited.
The Catholic Church Is undergoing quite
extensive repairs, one of the additions be
ing a bell and bellfry. Ichabod Nlles of
Rutland Is in town.
Mrs. Elmer Hill, who has been In a
Burlington hospital for four weeks, came
home last Friday. The Christian En
deavor meeting was held last evening.
On account of tho frequent rain and
scarcity of help the farmers are having
difficulty In harvesting their crops. The
annual Masonic meeting of this district
was held yesterday at Isle La Motto.
Mrs. Petty entertained the Thimble club
and other guests at a Mother Goose party
last Friday afternoon. A Liberty Loan
meeting will be held In the town hall
Thursday evening, October 25. Good speak
ers will be In attendance and everybody
Is cordially Invited to attend. Word has
been received from State hadquarters ask
ing that a final report of our war fund be
given. The committee In charge of this
fund will appreciate it If any who have
unpaid subscriptions will hand them in so
that this matter may be closed up.
There will be a harvest supper Friday
evening, for the benefit of the church.
There will also be a sale of fruit, vege
tables, etc. Mrs. Norman Hill visited her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Irving Davis, te
first of the week. The Rev. Westcot went
to Jeffersonvlllc Tuesday, whero ho is to
deliver an address. Mrs. Ufford has re
turned from an extended visit In Fair
The Rev. E. Llowellyn Goddard, pas
tor of the First Methodist Episcopal
Church In Stowe since May, 1916,
read his resignation at the morn
ing service Sunday morning. In com
pliance with Mr. Goddard's wishes and
by arrangements previously made by
District Superintendent W. B. Duke
shire, the resignation, which will take
effect October 31, has been officially
accepted. Mr. Goddard has in consid
eration a call to a Vormont charge and
also one in Massachusetts and has pot
yet decided which he will accept. He
will give his farewell address at the
morning service next Sunday, when he
will give an analysis of the work of
the charge. A special service will be
arranged, to which the business men,
patriotic orders, fathers and mothers
aro especially Invited. Mr. and Mrs.
Henry T. Raymond quietly observed
the 50th anniversary of their marriage
at their home near "Seven Springs'
Sunday. Mr. Raymond Is the son of
Mr. and Mrs. Asa Raymond. Mrs. Ray
mond is tho daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Jeremiah Sargent, both old Stowe fam
ilies. They were married by the Rev
Hosea Ballou In Montpellcr, October 21,
1867. They lived In Rochester and
Bethel for a number of years, but have
passed most of their Uvea In Stowe,
Mr. Raymond has been a farmer for
the most part, has held the office of
road commissioner many times, ami has
been selectman soveral times. Mr. and
Mrs. Raymond are not In very good
health, in consequence of which no at
tempt to celebrate the day publicly was
made. Mrs. Clara lloblnson, who re
turned Saturday from Rolton, whero
she was called by the death of her
aunt, Mrs. Davis was accompanied home
by Mrs, Frank WIIboii. Mrs. Wilson
returned to Bolton Monday. Mr. and
Mrs. L. A. Johnson and daughter, Ruth,
of Richmond, and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
Johnson of Wllllston wero guests at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. N. B. Johnson
Sunday. Mrs. G. E. Bartlctt is pass
lng a few days In Burlington. Mr.
and Mrs. A. A. Royce and guests,
Mrs. Williams and Mrs. King of Michi
gan, who visited Mt. Mansfield Sunday
report snow several inches deep. C. N
Adams Is moving to tho houso In the
park recently purchnsed of Mrs. C. A.
Simmons. Mrs. Fred Tntro went Mon
day to Wnterbury, whero sho has a
case of nursing. Mrs. Helon A. Wll
kins entertained a Red Cross chain
party Saturday afternoon. Mrs. A. W.
Collins at tho lowor village entertained
a Red Cross chain party Saturday af
ternoon. G. A. Burnham of the Vail
school at Lyndon wns at homo over
Sunday and Is moving his family and
nousenoin goods to Lyndonvillc,
A despatch recolved by Mr. and Mrs.
C. L. Gates of Morrlsvllle Thursday
night announcing tlio nafo arrival In
Franco of tholr son, Whlttlor Gntos, of
the 101st ammunition train, 26th dlvl
slon, 6th company, American expedl
tlonary foro. la of Intaxest to 8tow
people as Mark Chaffee, son of Mr. end
Mrs. Ward Chaffee was In the naimnj
company with Mr. Gates. Mr. Gatcx
also has many friends In Stowo?
The funeral of Mrs. James Cross of
Morrlsvlllo was held at tho home o
her brother, James It. Hutchlns, lit
Stowe Hollow at threo o'clock ThurHj
day afternoon. The Rev, E. L. Goddnri
conducted tho service. James II.
Hutchlns, Orvllle Hutchlns, Bert
Hutchlns and Joey F. Collette acted ait,
bearers, Tho burial was made hero In'
the River Bank cemetery. ThoBe who)
wore here from out of town to attend
the funeral, besides Mr. Cross, wero Mr.i
and Mrs. J. F. Collotto of Morrlsvlllo.
Mr. and Mrs, Orvllle Hutchlns of Wol-j
cott, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Hutchlns oi
Northfield, Ray Smith and Miss Magglti
Smith of Woodsvllle, N. H. Mrs. Cros.t
died at the Fanny Allen hospital lit
Wlnooskl Tuesday. Sho was 34 ycnrn
of ago and besides her husband, Jamc4
Cross, sho leaves her mother, Mrs. Flu
vina Hutchlns, of Stowe, and twaf
brothers, James H. Hutchlns of Stoivt!
and Orvllle Hutchlns of Wolcott. Mrs)
Cross was formerly for several years af
resiticnt or stowe. Fred Harris and
resident of Stowe.
Fire streaming from a burning chbnnef
at tho Green Mountain Inn created soma
excitement about 11:30 Thursday morning?
A nre alarm was sounded and tho flr
company responded and soon put out th
blazo with extinguishers. The roof had
Ignited and the fire nearly came through
Into a room on the second floor. The hotel
Is In a central part of tho vlllago and
high wind was blowing, so that a Are therJ
would have endangered a large part of
tho village. Landlord H. C. McMahon waj
hit In the face with the acid from an exi
tlngulsher, his right eye being Injured
Mrs. Myrtllla King of Ypsllantl and Mrs
Emma Williams of Belleville, Mich., wh3
have passed a month with their brother
Lester R. Brown, and niece, Mrs. A. Ai
Royce, left Tuesday for their homes. The
Women's Relief Corps Red Cross chain
party at the Akelcy Memorial bulldlnd
will be from two to 4:30 o'clock Thursl
day afternoon. Mr, and Mrs. A. B. Weeks
motored to Morrlsvllle Sunday with thel
uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. F. Brlghamj
of Junction City, Kans., who have passeqT
two weeks In Stowe and are now vlsltlnt
Mr. Bingham's brother and wife, Mr. anJ
Mrs. Charles Rand, In Morrlatown. Mny
Mary' Sherbut went last week to visit
daughtors, Mrs. Irving Parker and Mrs
Reuben Brown In Brattleboro, on her way;
to visit her son, Ralph, In Cotult, Mass.J
and her son, Louis, at Camp Devens, Ayenj
Mass. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Seaver rei
turned Monday from a month's visit wltlij
their son, Orra Seaver, In Medford, Maas
George A. Clement nnd Charles Godfrey
of Southport, Conn., were recent visitor)!
at the home of Mr. Clement's parents, Mm
and Mrs. H. W. Ravlln. Mrs. Ravlln ana
Mr. Clement also visited their daughtei
and sister, Mrs. G. O. Tucker, In Waters
bury. Mrs. C. P. Krown of Watertown.
N. Y has recently visited her sister, Mrsv
H. W. Ravlln. Carroll Bodell received a
cut on the face Just below the eye and!
other Injuries when lie was thrown)'
through the windshield of an automobile!
Sunday. He was riding with a relative,
from Craftsbury and at a bridge neap
Morrlsvllle the back of the car struoM
the side of the bridge which Is approached)
by a sharp curvo In the road. T. Alden,
Straw of the United States army balloon,
lng division has completed his course o(
free ballooning, at St. Louis and has re.
turned to Fort Omaha, Nebraska. The
course consisted of seven flights, the last
one a "solo" In which the balloon with
Mr. Straw, the only occupant, rose at 5:0O
p. m. and landed at 6:10 p. m. at Sawyer
vllle. 111., 60Vi miles distant, ascending t
about 3,000 feet during the flight. Thla
week Mr. Straw begins a course of lec.
tures on ballooning, Including gas engines,
hydrogen and other kinds of gas, tela.
phone, telegraph, map drawing and con
structlng ballons. H
A masquerade will be held at the Green
Mountain Inn for the benefit of the Red!
Cross Friday evening, November 2. Tabled
for cards will be provided for those who
do not care to dance. Shackett's orchestra
will donate the music. A large attendance
Is urged as there is much need of funds.
Mrs. C. P. Brown of Walton, N. Y.,
is visiting her sister, Mrs. R. A. Wells.-.
Mrs. W. T. Burt, who has been confined;
to the house for a long time by Illness,
was able to visit Mrs. H. C, McMahon
Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Bam
forth, formerly of tho Green Mountain
Inn, are In Stowe this week. An oldi
fashioned barn raising was held at George,
C. Hart's on Edson Hill Tuesday. About
30 of his neighbors and friends made
bee, raised the frame and boarded th
sides of a 30x40 foot structure to take th
place of the one recently burned when
struck by lightning. The company ln
eluded many of the women of tho neigh.
borhood, the party numbered about 50. A
picnic dinner was server. Miss Sadie
Harlow passed a box among the company
and received a collection of about 82.50 for
the Stowe Red Cross fund. Mrs. R. II.
Gale and daughters, Virginia and Grace
Clara, who have been visiting Mr. Gale's
relatives In Stowe, will go Friday to Bos
ton on their way to their home In Cleve
land. Ohio. Bert Root has moved from
the Dr. Smith place to the N. G. Stygles
farm on West Branch which he will carry
on for a year. Wlllard M. White of New.
port, car repairer for the Canadian
Pacific railroad, motored Sunday to Stowa
to visit his father, Henry White, at Grand,
View farm, tho home of Mr. and Mrs.
F. E. Wllklns. Mr. and Mrs. Howard
Thomas, who have passed the summer".
In Stowe, leave to-day for New York,
visiting In Wnterbury and Burlington on
the way. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas expect to
pass the winter at their winter home In
Stuart, Florida. Mr. and Mrs. Casslu
Reed returned Wednesday to Barre afteP
passing a few days with Mr. and Mrs.
D. V, Reed and other Stowe friends, sir.
Reed was formerly a resident of Stowe.-.'
Mr. and Mrs. P. R. Gnlo wish to than!:
their friends for the many, gifts received
on their golden wedding anniversary.
The funeral of Mrs. Hnrmeon Prior.
widow of Charles Trior, was largely at-
tended at the church Monday. Tho Kev.j
II, C. Howard officiated. Sho was a life-,,
long resident of this town until a fewj
months ago. She went to Jericho wltfcj
her son. Earl, where she died Saturday,'
She was nearly 91 years of age. ShftJ
was the oldest person in town nnd was.
greatly respected by all who know her.
The burial was in the family lot in thai
Joffersonvllle cemetery. The annual meet.
Ing of the Red Cross wag held Wednes-I
day at Morse's hall. The officers elected,
were: President, Mrs. A. Rousseau; vice.
president, Mrs. Bertha Brown; secretary.
Mrs. C. J, Thomas; treasurer, Mrs. B, d
Hawley; finance committee, Mrs. W. O.
Lcaso; work committee, Mrs. E. M. Knee,
land. Thoy will meet once In two weeks
at Morse's hall. Mr. and Mrs. Max Wil
son were guests of his mother In North
Troy tho first of the week. Miss Honlnger
of Burlington was a guest of Miss Mat-
tie Wilcox Wednesday. Mrs. J. F. Wil
cox, who was the guest for several days
of her brother, M. N. Dodgo, In Essex,
returned Monday. Mrs. I. L. Morse ha
returned from n week's visit with her5
parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. a. M. Norton, In
Huntington. Miss Mattie Wilcox expects
to go South to spend the winter. Mr. and
Mrs. C, B. Hnpgood and Mr. and Mrs
W, E. Hunt havo returned from un auto;
trip to Springfield, Mass., where the
nttonded tho exposition. Mrs. Wilms
Heath of Oberlln, Ohio, Is the guest o
her nunt, Mrs. Marlon Grlswold. A. D,
Rugg has bought the village residence
and farm of Henry McNally. Mr. and)
Mrs. McNally will reside with their son,'
Fred. Monday was the SOth wedding
anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Green,
(CsatlMct lag lawfe

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