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THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS AND TIMES: THURSDAY, MAY 9, 1918.
HAPPENINGS IN VERMONT ( Cunt hi tic 1 from ikirp four.) sront the winter nt Dnytonn, Fla. On tho wuy homo tlio party inndo stops at AVnsh lnKton, D. C, New York city and Uoston. Lamoille Grange will hold Its next meeting Thursday ovcnlng, May 1C, In ittvad of May 9. The program follows: Music; recitation, Mrs. Fannie Hand; solo, Mrs. ltuth .Day; talk on the busi ness Rldo of forming, Frank Jones; reci tation, Ethel tloyt; music; report of war convention at Montpellcr, F. M. Small; solo, T. n. Kills. Mr. and Mrs. Allen Bacon havo returned to their homo In Nowpoii niter a few days' stay with Mr. Bacon's parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Bacon. Ellis Cram of Uoston l visiting his parent!), Mr. and Mrs. F. II. Cram. Mr. and Mrs J. II. Parker liavo re turned from MIddlcbury, where they liavo been nttendlng commciu'cment Bxcrelsos, their son. Urban, being n graduate. The lattor returned homo AVedncnday.-'Hay-mond Warroii and Ray Smaller have ar rived homo from Burlington, having com pleted their studios for the year at Iho University of Vermont Mrr. Kyle Farr Is convalescing nicely after an opera tion which she underwent at tlio Fanny Allen hospltnl Friday. H. C. Smith, AV. A. fitovena and Mrs. II. J. Edmunds wore In AVInooski Tticbday, where Mr. Smith's Bister, Miss Blanche Smith, un derwent a serious operation. It was at first thought that the latter was suffer ing from pall stones, but It was found that sho had a sovcre caso of appendi citis and complications. Sho stood the operation nicely and was as comfort able as possible when the party left for homo Tuesday afternoon. An Im portant business meeting of tho Congre gatlonpl Church will bo held this eve ning at 8:30 o'clock In tho vestry. Every member Is urged to bo ptesent. Allnrd and Ilnlph Drowno arrived homo Tuesday from Burlington, having completed their studies for the year at tho University of Vermont. Mrs. Lucy Hawkins Is visit ing friends and relatives In Calais and llardwlck. Mr. nnd Mrs. F. It. Child left Tuesday by automobile for Boston to Visit their sons, .1. It. Child and Fred It. Child, Jr. They will be accompanied homo by tho latter, who has enlisted and will take military Instruction nt the University of Vermont this summer. Mr. and Mrs. William Baker, who have been employed for tho winter on the J. II. Warren farm, "have purchased of C. S. Cornell tho latter's farm on tho Elmoro road. Tho board of education expects to put up n horso barn nnd dairy houso this sum mer. Mr. Olbson has moved his family hero and will tako chargo of tho work of tho buildings. Tho foundation of tho dor mitory is nearly completed nnd tho con struction of tho building will bo com menced vory soon. rrlnclpnl G, L. Green started for New York city Monday morn ing nnd sails Immediately for Franco. Thoro havo been mnny cases of Liberty measles about horc, but now thero Is one of gonulno measles. Mra. Abel has them and Is quite Ill.-Thero will bo a good acre ago of potntoos planted by tho members of tho drawers' Exchange hero. They ralso potatoes for reed and have a good sale for them. Orleans, County, Orange County. RANDOLPH Mrs. II. II. Mclntyro arrived hero from Burlington, where she hns been most of the winter and hns opened her house on Randolph avenue for the summer. Mrs.J. E. French has received from ".Toe" Bean, who Is now In training at Fort Hancock, N. .1., a line sofa pillow In red nnd grcon felt appropriately marked and lettered U. S. A. World War. Charles Hanks of Rochester is passing some time hero. Mrs. Charles Adams, who was tho guest of Mr. and Mrs. .1. B. Adams over Sunday night, left Monday for Waterbury. Mrs. J. II. Lamson and daughter, Miss Mary , Lamson, who havo been passing tho win ter in Florida, returned hero Monday. Mr. and Mis. C C. Stevens were In AVhlte River Junction over Sunday with their daughter, Mrs. James Menard. Mrs. Harry Cliaso has returned from Franklin, N. II., whero sho passed Sunday with her husband. Miss Ethel Grceno went to Bethel Tuesday to enter tho sanitarium there and expected to havo an opera tion on her neck. Mclvln Watson went to Lebanon, N. II., Tuesday for a several days' stay, after having passed tho win ter with Mr. and Mrs. Dana Luce. Mr. ( Elsworth, real estate dealer from New bury, N. Y., has been hero for several days and whllo In town Is boarding with Mrs. J. F. French. John llerrick, -who has been ill for several days at tho sani tarium and lator was taken to tho homo of his sister, Mrs. Burroughs Is not as well. Mrs. Edna Lyon of Rochester wns In town Monday, tho guest of Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Lamb. The body of James Orlllln was brought from Waterbury Monday and tho funeral was hold at tho Catholic Church. Mr. Grlllln wns from South Roy niton, nnd had been In falling health for thrco years. Ho was 80 years of ngo and Is survived by a wlfo and two daughters, all of whom wore hero for tho services, evnd also threo sisters, who live out of tlio State. Among those who were In town for the services were John Fcnton of White River Junction, his hrothcr-ln-law. Charles Griswold was In Rochester Mon day morning. E. A. Thomas went to Bos ton Monday for a fow days. Miss Ruth Adams, who has been a student In Mlddle ' bury College for n year, is now at home Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Briggs wero also In Burlington over Sunday, their youngest son, Raymond Briggs, being ono of tho class graduating this year. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Flint of Bur lington aro In town for their vacation and later Mr. Flint will take up government work. Georgo Wnterf-, who was with his mother, Mrs. J. E. French, over Sunday went to Northflold Sunday morning to tako a position In a Jewelry storo for thu BUmmor. Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon of Hard Wick arrived Saturday and took posses sion of tho Randolph hotel. Mr. Mann will occupy tho farm for tho present. Lorcii Snow has purchased of John Lam son the house on Weston street now oc cupied by F. II. Kotchum. Tno Rev. R. II. Moore, new pastor of the Motnodtst Church, occupied tho piilplt Sunday. Ho will return thhs week, It Is understood, for his tear. and later hls.wifo will join him hnrc, Use paraonaxe meanwhile bolus put In repair. Fern R.-halmh Lodgo held a pkasnr.t social at the homo of Miss A. F. Clarke en Randolph avenue Tuesday evening with an uttondanco pf about 25 members, A short muHjcal program was given, von elKttns of piano ducts by Mrs. Julia Cum- mlngs and hir daushter, Miss Jullt Cum inlngs. and two cornet solos by Clifford Patch. Next week It Is expected that there will bo quite a delegation from hero to attend Uio Robckah assembly in Barre. , Mr. and Mrs. N. C. nnck leavo hero tho ' first of tho week for Barro to romaln till Frluay. Miso Florence Cantlln after a few days hero with friends, has returned to her liome.Tho senior clas3 of tho Randolph high ncbool will gvle a play In ,ihe Chandler-Musi hall Friday evening, I Way 17, under tho title, "Tho Raiders." !ThV cast huii beor. under tho training rot Miss Lucllo DoReynolds, teacher of ' elocution In tho school for several weeks. , -MiB8 Bornlco Simpson of Ruxbury came Wednesday for a short business trip In 'town. It Is understood that tho next 'Rod Cross drlvo will begin next week, When this town Is expected to rali.o about f'U.OOO for tho purposo. Tho work will bo ? placed In tho hands of u committee who will at once begin tho canvass. Proprietor . Sheldon of tho Randolph Inn Is now woll established, und most of tho old help bus v-Oten retained. ueumn i.:napicr win in 'etall officers to-night, with refreshments to follow. Mr. a.-.d Mrs. O. It. Greono went Wednesday to Bethel, where their ' daughtor, Alls: Ethel Grceno, undeiwent p.n operation for tho removal of a gland i on the side of hor neck, Martin Scott, I a University of Vermont student, Is in (town for tho summer with his parents, AJl. aim iuio. ir. v . ovuii. RANDOLPH CENTER. The sixth annual graduation of the Agricultural school occurred at the Con Cregatlonal Church May 3, when a class of 23 took thulr diplomas. Commissioner JUllegns and Superintendent Gibson wcro ,Ire40nt nnd mada encouraging r In regard ta Uio Xuturo-of tho tic Rutland County. BRANDON' Tho Order of Enstern Star Literary club was entertained by Mrs. D. F. Lawrcnco at the Eastern Star hall Tuesday after noon and tho following program was given! Solo, "My Country nnd Your Coun try," Mrs. V. S. Baker; monologue, "Blddy'n Dllommn," Mrfl. G. W, Leonard; piano solo, Miss Inez Bcrnor; rending, "A City Girl on tho Farm," Mrs. W. J, I'ollnrd; solo, "Whore Do Wo Go From Here," Mrs. V. S. Baker; poem, "Tho Holy War," Mrs. George Bacon. M. J. Lavoncho hns moved his family hero from Burlington and will live on his form south of tho village. Mr. and Mrs. Nnpoleon Lassor nnd dnughter, Charlotte, Mr. nnd Mrs. R. .1. Lavallcy nnd son, Clutldo, who havo been guests of Miss Cora Cameron, havo returned to Rutland. Tho Junior Red Cross Auxiliary Is In need of yarn of any color and nmount .... nfr.Un V.l1. 1 ,, T. ,c,-OT1T)V t 1 ." nintii H l.l-IHK Killing. 1L LKAJU lOiJUK 1 would ho greatly appreciated If thoso hav- Covernnr Graham has rented his farm " V" id Jitso pieces of outing lllannel, to C. 1 Ilatch.-Tho rcnnlns of Jessie ! would send them to Miss Ruth Annls or i.ii iiivinui-i vi Kiwiu rw.,' i lie lamuy oi tho Rev. O. A. Kerr, formerly pastor of tlio Methodist Church, left Monday eve ning for Chnthum, N. Y whero Mr. Kerr has been transferred. Mrs. O. T. Sovcry hns sold her place nenr Jones's pond to Mr. and Mrs. Rollln Fletcher, who havo taken possession. Arthur Sanders of Rochestor spent Sunday with his parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. R. C. Sanders. 14. O. Cool spent Sunday nt his homo hero from Rutland, where ho Is employed. F. II. Farrlngton left Saturday for Hot Springs, Ark,, to attend a meeting of tho executive council of the American Bank crs Association. Mr. Farrlngton as a member of cxecutlvo council, represents tho banits of Vermont and Now Hnmn shlro. Mrs. Farrlngton went ns far as New York city whero sho will remain until Mr. Fnrrlngton's return. Mrs. Charles Crocket has returned from Cam bridge, Mass., where sho has been during the winter. Mrs. S. W. Jones, who has been 111 for several days, is somewhat' Improved. A. W. Hendry, C. A. Juno and W. C. alpson spent Sundny In their camp In Rochester. Tho Rev. G. A. Kerr left Saturday for Chatham, N. Y whero ho has been transferred to tho Methodist Church of that place by tho Troy con ference. Mr. and Mrs. T. V. Rogers hnve returned from Boston, where they spent a week. Mrs. Alice Spraguc has gone to Boston to visit her son, Lloyd, who Is In tho aviation servlco nnd who Is taking a course In a school of Instruc tion there. Tho stores of Brandon will remain closed Monday evenings until Juno 1. Instead of opening Monday eve ning. May 1, as has been the custom. From Juno 1 to September 1 they will close every Thursday afternoon. Tollman were brought hero from Lowell, Mass., this week and placed in tno iam lly lot. ltuth Maickus Is 111 with chicken pox, Isabel Graham accompanied Gov ernor Graham to Montpellcr Friday. Harry Emery Is working for Lovtll Allen on his faun. l.ealllo King finished her work at Hugh Calderwood's Saturday and returned to her homo In Wolcott. A f.cn was born April 30 to Mr. and Mrs. lint land Gage. While Mr. and Mrs. :-e.. Kclr wero riding Saturday after nuc 1 1, their car struck u lumber wagon with Mich forco ns to throw Mrs. Kelr from tho car. Mrs. Kelr was holding her baby In her arms and no one was seri ously hurt. Tho third Llbotty Loan hns gone over tho top In this town and moro to follow. Mr. and Mrs.W. E. Hardy wero business visitors In Hnrdwlck Saturday. Rosa Spring commenced Monday to work it Hugh Calderwood's. Miss I'erklns, the central telephone operator, finished her work hero Saturday nnd went to her home In Waldon. She has a telephone position In Hnrdwlck. Roland Moodio went to Waterbury Saturday to take Mrs. Moodlo to the Fanny Allen hospital. Mrs. Archlo lenes has gone to Bridgeport, Conn,, her former home; to assist In caring for her sister, who Is 111. Flora fierce Is homo from Montpellcr to do teaching In the teacher's training course. Nelson Hall of Rlchford was a business visitor in this town tlio most of last week. GREENSBORO Mrs. Richards has returned to town ,' and Is having the Lake View Houso ren ovated In readiness for tho summer sea son. Mr. and Mrs. Mills of Providence, R. 1., will assist Mrs. Richards In tho enro of tho house. F. H. Dufur Is up from Boston for a week and Is piepar Ing to have the Caspian Lake Houso opened to the public by the first of June. Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Harmon of Boston will manage tho houso this season. Mr. Harmon Is n hotel man of considerable experience and we wish him a good pa tronage. N. L. Drown and family took an auto trip to St. Johnsbury Saturday. Mrs. A. W. Colton, who has been visit ing her nephew, N. L. Drown, returned to her homo-1n Danvcrs, Mass., Frlday. Twelvo new records for the Vlctrola havo been received at the Junior high school from tho State department of education. A. R. Bliss of Burlington was a caller at tho Junior high school the past week. Many samples of different seeds havo and nre being tested by the pupils In the agricultural class in high school and any one wishing seeds tested will please bring or send In samples not later than May 10. Those which have been tested all show a high percentage of germination. George Porter was in St. Johnsbury on business in connection with tho Liberty Loan Friday. Greensboro earned tho hon or nag by reaching tho top Tuesday of last week.. S. L. Clay was tho four-minute spoakor Saturday evening, giving a stirring address, nnd enough subscriptions were added to those of the week to bring the total up to $13,450, or $3,2.7) over the allotment. Tho chairman of tho commit tee extends thanks to nil assistants who have helped put tho town over tho top so handsomely. Tho Village Improve ment society will hold their next meeting tno ciiapel of the Congregational dnughter, Gladys, nrrlvcd In town Sat urday. Mcrrltt Bragg went Tuesday to enlist In tho navy. Tho young people's Ulblo clnss of tho Congregational Church meet at tho homo of Miss Esther Skinner Frldny evening. Miss Margaret Whltto moio spent Saturday and Sunday In Bur lington. Miss Ethel Bailey wns nn over Sunday guest of Miss Louise Folsom. SOUTH WOODBURY What might havo developed Into a seri ous lire nt tho homo of Theodore Morrison wns narrowly averted Thursday morning. Mrs. Morrison, upon opening a clothes press found It full of smoke und Itamcs. With tho assistance of neighbors It was soon extinguished, hut not until most of the clothing had been dostroyed. Tho flro was caused by nn overheated ntovcplpo. Mrs. Vera Bailey of Bristol, Conn., Is the guest of her parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. W. II. Watklns. Tlio Ladles' Aid met at tho church vestry Tuesday. Tho afternoon was spent In sewing for tho family of Theodore Morrison nnd a supper was nerved from (lvo to seven o'clock. Mrs. ! Nelllo Daniels Is suffering from neuritis In trios. Tho report slates that tho man took 111 April o and dlod April 7 that tho wlfo claims It was duo to a strain from lifting whllo employed by tho company, while tho company's stnto mont Is that tho physlqlan claims It was duo to the breaking of an ulcer of tho stomach. Tho locnl navy recruiting offlco Is trying to find what has heconio of tho papors of Earl Lombard., who went Into servlco thrco inonthii ngo, but for whom tho navy hns no record. Ills family had not received tho dopendont'u pay, which resulted In tho Investigation. County Oamo Warden E. H. Nowcomb of Waterbury, who was hi the city Mon day reports that ho has mado his first prosecution this year for catching short trout, In Barro city court, when Napoleon Bonnott of I'lalnfleld was fined $20 and costs for short trout In his possession. Harvey Dodge, treasurer of tho county formers' bureau, distributed Monday among tho farmers of the county somo 150 bushels of seed corn which had been examined by the Rhode. Island county agent ns to Its worth. Mrs. Mnry Miller, widow of William rlglt imti,.Mls Alico McKcnlstry Miller, dlod Monday, aged 80 years. Her , lmH ono to Montpellcr to supply as father, Paul Gravelln, died iG yearn ago , .tcnographer for an Indefinite time. VERMONT NOTES NARROWLY ESCAPED niO FIRE. Tho power houso of tho Turnbull com pany nt Orolans narrowly escaped a big flro Monday. Tho power was star tod In the plant nt B:00 a. m. and later a flro of unknown origin was discovered. It took two houra hard fight to envo tho plant. whllo driving his team fiom Burllngfbn lo Montpellcr bofotc tho days of railroads. He did a teaming business between the two places. Sho leaves ono daughter, Mrs. ElmrJtatteo. Tho Wltiooskl Valley Pomona Grange met Saturday with tho Capital City Grange, there being a large attendnnco In splto of tho fact that tho farmers aro busy getlng their crops Into tho ground. The morning wns used In a bustnss session, during which seven candidates wero adopted. Congressmnn Porter II. Dale spoko for a few mlnutc.t along similar lines to the address ho gavo Friday evening, telling how he found conditions In France. In tho nfternoon, Lecturer O. L. Martin and Judge E. M. Harvey spoko upon mat ters connected with the grange nnd tho latter discussing tho Llrary Loans and tho support which the farmers can glvo tho government In the war. M. J. Flannery Saturday morning re ceived word of the death of John J. Flan nery In a hospital In Montreal. Tho body was brought to Waterbury for burial, the funeral taking place at ten o'clock Mon day morning. The deceased developed tuberculosis at Calgary, where he had been conducting a restaurant. Ho was S3 years of ago and a native of Ireland. Ho lived In Montpellcr' about twelve years. He was In a, t-anatorlum In Cantcloope, B. C, for a time and then was moved to Montreal. 'He leaves several brothers. In cluding Michael of Montpellcr, Bernard In iissioiier dii wcro to T remarks daugl icliool-USC In Church on tho evening of Mav 11. Fred Kimball, who has been spending a fow wcoks with A. Goodrich, returns to Lyndon this week. Mrs. Mary Faring ton of Barro camo Friday to Fred Good rich's for a visit. Edwin Honklns of St. Johnsbury Is visiting L. S. Collins nt his lann. Truman Orcutt has been catching some nne trout and last week a gentle man from llardwlck landed ono weigh ing 22 1-2 pounds. LOWELL. J. S. Brahana has engaged Henrv Cn burn for tho season. Mr. Cobum hns moved into Mr. Brahana's farm tenement nouso. .Mrs. Lawrence Powers la nasslne a short tlmo In St. Johnsbury. Morris i-arman is visiting friends In Nownort Mrs. Mary AVarnor passed tho week end with friends In Mnrrlsville. Miss Marion btephenson of Chathnm parsed Frldav with her mother. Mrs. I. Stephenson. airs, muo nines has ;,o d her nutomohl a to Frank Barney. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. illalie liavo rented W. H. Farman's tene merit. It. G. Knight hno bought u farm located in .Wcsunora and taken posses sion. C. V. Carter and B. W. Austin havo traded farms. Albln Stebbitis has moved from tho Brown tenement Into Mrs. V. P. Naramoro's house. Proston bncltra has moved on to the farm of his father-in-law. Mr. and Mrs. Josenh Germain of Montgomery Canter were weel;-cnd guests of Mr. nnd .Mrs. Fred Diottc, Harvey Newton and Willis Bowen havo oought the Hunter farm of M. m Taplln and taken , possession. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Brown oulertalncd Mrs. urown's parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. F, Sails, and brother nnd sister of Morrls- vllle Eunday.-Mr. mid Mrs. Charles AVcst and daughter Mary nnd Mrs. Edward Slsco and Georgo Qroon of Troy wero the guests Sunday of Mr. and Mn, V. C. Slsco. Mrs. R. E. Field and uon of John son passed the week end with Mrs. Field's parents, Mr. and Mra. C. H. Newton. Parke Farman of Sprlngtield, Macs., came Monday to pas.H a fow days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Freeman Farman before going in to camp, having been in tho first May cnll. WESTFIELD Mrs. H. I), .Miller, for tho women's department, took orders for (930 of tho third Liberty Lonn and II. AV. nurnhaui took enough to bring tho total to $.1,030, exceeding tho local quota of 4.800. Also this spring thero liovo been fold nt tho postolllco over f ISO worth of thrift stamps, Pretty woll for a little town of C13 In habitants, nearly ono-hnlf of whom aro recent comers from Canada. Mr. and Mrs. II. E. Gray and daughter Beulah of AVatorbury nnd Mrs. Roy Shattuck of Eden came Saturday and remained until Sunday at AV. D. Boll's. Editor Gilpin and family of Barton motored over Sunday to call on Mr. Gilpin's father, Judge Gilpin. II. B.Hitchcock und Mr. nnd Mrs. AV. D. Boll und Milton Bell motored to Dorby Lino Sunday, Mrs. Joseph Burgess and Mrs. Albert Fennan of Lowell visited Mrs. Dayton Harding Saturday. It has been decided to hold the Red Cross meetings In the church parlors In tho future. Mrs. Alton Alnger has returned from North Troy, whero gho has been for two wcoks owing to the sickness and death of her parents, Sprnguo Junklns and family of AVest Charleston motored over Sunday to seo S. L. Hendrlx. Harvoy Hendrlx has gone to Troy to work In tho creamery, A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. JJugene aicAJllster May. 3, BENSON. Mrs. Jerry M. Fowler helped her hus band In his snw mill the other day and carried out Insldo of six hours 2,040 feet of lumber. Farmers and villagers are making their gardens to a slight extent, simply putting In potatoes, lettuce and radishes. John C. Barber and family of Hartonville havo moved Into Dr. Newton's house at tho upper end of tho street. Dr. Newton will hoard with Mr. Barber. Truxton Glf- ford, who has been at Hcman GIfford's for a few days returned to Hurican, N, A., Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. II .E. Bucklin of Sudbury were In town Sun- lay. B. H. Dickinson of the Landing- went to AVhltehall Saturday. AV. R. Hush of tho Mountain A'low Stock farm, Is in Albany, having his eyes treated from nn Injury. The Rev. L. A. Dibble, Methodist Episcopal pastor at West Chazy, won In town tho past week, a givcst nt F. AV. Kollogg's. Dr. Jasper P. Newton, who went to Tlcon- deroga Friday, to call In John A, Briggs, returned to Benson Monday. Elsla Barber, who has been at work for her nunt, MrH. AValter Roberts of Fair Haven for the past several weeks, arrived in Benson Tuesdny nnd Is with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John C, Barber. Mr. nnd Mrs. Andrew Thwom- bly and son of Sudbury and Mrs. Mc Kinney of tho same town wero guests at Hotel AVells Sunday. FORESTDALE. Harold Bailey of tho U. S. navy Is visit ing his mother, Mrs. Arthur Goodnow, Charles Nicklaw of AVcrnersville, Pa., visited Ills family hero recently. Roy HnKor, Fred Ladam, John Collins and Burnle Lovett havo gone to Camp Dev- ens. Miss Graco Larock Is nt the Mary f ietcher hospital, whero sho underwent an operation for appendicitis. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Brown nnd daughter havo returned from Savage, Md. Mrs. J. A. Murray has returned from Albany, N. Y., where she passed tho winter. The Ladles' Guild of Qraco Church mot AVcdnesday nrternoon with Mra. J. A. Murray.- Mrs. Peter Anoo has returned from tho Mnry Fletcher hospital, where sho has been several weeks for treatment. Mothers' day will bo observed next Sun day. Mrs. .Myrtle Lance nnd Miss lucy C. Sahln were appointed an delegates to tho annual convention of tho AVashlng ton county Sunday Sfhool association eld In Montpellcr yesterday. Elwln Good ell Is ill of bronchitis and unable to roturn to Hnrdwlck Academy this week. Tho town of AVoodbury hns reached Its quota In tho Liberty Loan campaign nnd Is en titled to an honor ting. NORTH FAYSTON. Mrs. Viola Johnson has returned to Somcivllle, Mnss., after a wcek'B visit In town. John Nelson nnd Miss Blanche Nelson have gono to their homo In Con cord, N. II. Mrs. C. J. Nelson has moved her household goods to Cotton Brook, where her husband Is employed ns fore man for Mr. Eldrldge. MORETOWN. Mortimer Dow of Massachusetts was n guest of Sidney Atkins, and Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Johnson the last week. Roy Atkins nnd family, Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Ferris, S. E. Atkins, Sidney Turner, Ed ward Atkins and Mortimer Dow wero at Fort Ethan Allen Sunday. Mrs. B. Grif fith, who has been nt Heaton hospital for an operation, returned to her homo Sun day. Mr. and Mrs. Irvln Henson and son of Montpellcr wero In town Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Clair AVard and Mrs. B. S. AVnrd and daughter wero In St. Albans Ireland, Patrick and Thomas in AVater- I Saturday. Mary Cota of AValtsflcld was CHILDREN DIE OF ARSENIC. Robert, aged four, and Catherine, two, son nnd daughtor of Mr. and Mrs, James P. Stcelo of Marlboro, Mass., who died Sunday morning from poisoning by nr sonlc, aro nephew and nleco of D, AV. Steele and Mrs. M. A. Stockwcll of lllgli gnto. Tho children's playthings, food nnd enndy In tho houso were examined by tho attending physlclnn, but there was no ap parent cause or theory advanced except that It was possible tho children had so- cured the poison from rubbish barrels which had boen put out to ho carried away. Two other children In tho family wcro not affected. Mr. Steele, who was formerly president of tho Marlboro board of trade, Is a well known hny and grain dealer. CONGREGATIONALISTS MEET.. Addison County Association of Congre gational Churches and ministers held Its annual meeting at New Haven Tuesday, Rev. L. M. Isaacs of Orwell being mou erator, GRANITEVILLE BOY WOUNDED. Prlvato John Murray of Granttovllle, another member of tho old Company C of Barre, has been severely wounded In ac tion In France. Ho beenmo n volunteer when Company O was formed In Barro last aujumn. Prlvato Oncy E. Lanclcault wus tho other member of tho company to bo wounded recently. F6UND AVANDERINO IN AVOODS. E. M. Livingston, who dlsuppcarcd from his homo nt Newport last week Tues day, has been found wandering in tho woods near Orleans. Ho appeared In a dazed condition nnd could not explain his sudden nnd somewhat mysterious dlsap-licarancc. WANT GERMAN ABOLISHED. A petition has been prepared asking tho Rutland school commissioners to sus pend tho teaching of German In tho local high school. It Is pointed out that most of tho German text books tend to glorify Germany, that tho language at present la useless and that tho money could bo put to better purposes. HE IS 100 PER CENT. LOYAL. A young son of Dr. II. E. Shcrburno of Rutland, who Is a boy scout and a loyal American hns tho mensles of tho alien enemy brand and while he does not serl- A winner .tin unanl.M urn.n Mm ously object to being quarantined, exeent Rev II. C. Duell. Superintendent A. AV. t"at " provents him from assisting In tha Eddy and John E. AVeeks of Mlddlobury, i pal0 of Liberty bonds, ho does object tho Rov. R. E. Woodbrldgo of Vergenncs. strenuously to having tho word "Ger tho Rev. Hervey Gullck of Brldport, tho ' n" tacked on the front of Ids home. Rov Georgo L. Cady of New York, the Tho word Is still thero as tho boy has due Rov. Charles Rlggs of Constantinople and respect for tho law but if anyone wishes tho Rev. C. C. Merrill of Burlington, sec rotary of the State conference. Tho sub ject of tho meeting was "The Church as a Unifying Force In a Divided World." Twclvo of tho 14 churches In tho county were represented. Washington County. UTONTPELIER The funeral of Mrs. Mary Miller, mother of the late AVIlllam Miller, who died about 7:00 o'rlock Monday evening at her home on Elm street, oeearrd yesterday morning at St. Augustine's Church. Mrs. Miller was one of the oldest residents of this city. She was born In lTlgh- gite January 1, 1S34. a daughter of Foter and Elizabeth Gravelln. They camo to this city when tho decensvd wan a Email child. Sho was one of eight children. all tho others having died many years ago. Her husband, John Miller, died 43 yours ago. Of the llvo children bom to them, tho only curvlvlng one Is Mrs. Elmer E. Paltoe, with whom Mrs. Miller lived. The othern wero John, AVIlllam and Charles and Mra. Josephine Lanier. Mrs. Miller's father for many years drovo stage bctwoon hero nnd Burlington. Ho wns killed on thu way homo one nfter noon ny a trea railing on him. Tho bury, Jnmes of New York, Martin of Syracuso, Charles of Montpellcr; whllo his sisters are Mrs. Delia Boxx and Mrs. Mary Murphy of Montpellcr and Kate of Ireland. Under orders from tha State highway commissioner the persons In chargo of the river road between Montpellcr nnd East Montpeller have used threo loads of hay to fill up a mud hole, so that now It Is passable, but for a few days It hail been In bad shape several automobiles getting "set" In ono day. The State highway department Monday morning commenced the construction of CO rods of road In Moretown from tho highway cemetery to the talc mine turn. About $10,000 will be expended, one-half of which will be paid by tho federal aid money, the first of tho kind used in A'cr mont. This has been a bad piece of road all the spring owing to the frost coming out and heavy teaming over it. AVord has been received hero of tho marriage of Prlvato Frank Plko of Mont peller nnd Annabel Brcsctt of Barro at New York on Frldny. Prlvato Pike camo half way to meet his bride-to-be for tho ceremony, before ho left for France. Sovcnteen young men representing Washington and Orango counties left Friday morning for Fort Slocum. Of theso number 12 aro from AVashlngton county and flee from Orango county. They had a special car from Montpellcr. A. AV. Bond of Thctford was in chnrgo of the Orango county nnd Nelson Brown of the AVashlngton county party. Ono Orango county man, II. C. Bard of Falr lee, did not appear and Herbert Clark of Orange took his place. Bard Is a deserter and will bo treated as such when found, having failed to appear when drafted George Tromblcc, aged S3 years, and the third oldest man In Montpoller, died at Heaton hospital Friday noon of a breaking down duo to old nge. Ho was born In Kossevlllc, N. Y., May 23, 1829 a son of Andre nnd Mary Tromblce. When a young man ho went to Ohio whero ho learned a mold- or's trndo and which ho followed all his life. Ho worked In different places In Now York for somo years and In 1S70 camo to Montpellcr and hnd with tho exception of a few years been em ployed In tho Lnno Manufacturing company foundry until eight years ago, ho gave up work. Ho married for his first wife Mary Barton of Platts burgh, N. A. Sho died in 18S7 and In 1S92, ho mnrrled Mrs. Minnie Heath of Port Henry, N. Y., who survives. Ho nlso leaves four daughters, Miss Nellie Trombleo und Mrs. E. II. Deavltt of Montpeller, Mrs. Georgo T. Lincoln of AVest Newton, Mnss., Mrs. Harriet l'IKe of Plko. N. H., also ono grnnddaugh ter. Mrs. W. A'. M. Robertson of Birm ingham, Ala., and one groat grand daughter, Miss Kathcrlno Pike Robert son of Birmingham, Ala. Trombleo had a largo circle of friends In tho city Tho funeral was held at the homo of Mr. nnd Mrs. E. H. Deavltt at two o'clock Monday afternoon Assistant chief of tho Montpellcr flro department, Ernest A. Powers, has resigned to become effective May 15 when ho will leave for Boston, having been omnloycd by L. G. Bills In fire alarm installment work at a salary groator than that paid by Montpeller to the assistant ongineer and wire Inspec tor of tho city. Somo weeks ago, council raised nil of tlio dopartmcnt heads, but only Increased Mr. Powers ?25 a year nnd ho advised tho council then that na soon as ho could placo himself ho would resign. Tho city bids fair to imil-n Wll'l hrnnfftit tr. lt t. . I tl e next morning f.-nn .ni ' "Ka loso 113 chlct ,so' for W' Al 1 att0' F c lEh who uu i . . 11,0 ch,ef. 1,118 lvcn 11,0 COU"cl1, ,,oU- tho Monti "ler I win n. a ira ,n " "cation similar to that of Mr. Powers. ln r u lorntn 2,"IVer, ra",rad William F. Mllo, Jr.. of Montpeller and Snfan inlnHhlft " " M. " "5 ."' Antlo. of ft. Johnsbury left weancBiinv mornim? lor .Miianr, .. ering ns fast as enn be expected. Ho look- "ily lrm tno train for a second and ono of tho cars hit him In tho back. Ho waa taken homo and was found to bo cov ered with bruises. AV. II. Mandlgo of St. Johnsbury hns en listed through tho local army recruiting ofllco nnd gone to Fort Slocum in tho coast artillery. Georgo Ratelle, formerly a resident of Montpeller, died Monday In Springfield Mass. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Smith have gono to Boston. Mr. Smith has been called for aviation servlco. Somo 20 young men within tho draft have already signed In AVashlngton county to go to tho University of Ver mont In response to tho call which was mado lost week for 41 men from tho county and tho local board feels that but fow will bo callod by tho draft regulations. Reports from Bomo of tho other counties aro that nothing Is be ing done to help In tho matter. Harold Keegan of AVIndsor county, who Is In tho AVIndsor county call, could learn nothing In that county relatlvo to tho matter and came here for the purpose Monday. He formerly lived In Mont peller. These men nro mechanics who will receive training. The report of tho fatal accident, In which Edward J. AVeaver who was em ployed by the Howe Scale company at Rutland died, has been recolved nt the office o tho commissioner, of Indua- whero they will tako their examinations for entruueo to tho regular army. Mr. Mllo goes ns a cobbler In the Coast Artillery, whllo Mr. Antlo goe? ns chauffeur In tho medical department, Slnco tho nrmv recruiting oillco was opened hero a week ngo thrco men havo boen enlisted. Scrgt. AV. H. Brooks has rccelvod Information that threo more men aro to bo assigned to recruiting duty hero nnd he will mnko a drlvo In AVashlngton county, whero no effort hns been made to date by tho war uopart ment. Cant. J. R. Qoodale, U. S. A. In chnriro nf thn Allmnv olllce. which has Jurisdiction over this oillco, nindo u visit to tho otilco In this city Wednesday WAITSFIELD At tho annual meeting of tho Red Cross society tho following olllrcrs wcro elected: Director, Mrs. AV. vlrn-nrnHlilnnt Mm. A. B. Taylor; SOC' retary, Clnra Spauldlng; treasurer, May aicason; chairman supply committee, Mrs. O. AV. AVnllls; chalr.man llnanco committee, AV. II, Morlnrty: chnlrmnn membership committee, Mrs. u. ' " chairman surgical bandages, Mrs. H. II Smith Mrm. Plnronpn HlchlirdSOIl Ol Montpellcr Is tho guest of friends In town.-Mrs. Lois Smith, who has been spending the winter In Northneiu. returned to her homo here. Mrs. C. J, Drpniin Blunt !!.. Inot u-alC In MOIU- peller.-Tho Rev. J. Allen Klrkness and NO SLACKER HE John W. Gaynor of Rutland, who en listed several months ago In tho avia tion section of tho United States nrmy. and who has since been Btatloncd at to seo It he will havo to removo a small American flag tacked over tho left hand side of tho card. THIS AND THAT. This Is clean-up week In Rutland. There wero 25 deaths In Rutland during April, and 10G cases of communicable diseases. Ten Rutland nurses aro to take the Ctntn tinnnl A v n trv Inn tlnna n. ArnntnAll,. . . .... 1 .JKI.U UUUIU AllllllllU.IUlId .'IWIlVlfSlIC, Waco, Texas, has boon honorably - to-day and Friday. charged from the army because of phy- n town Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Frank awyer and Miss Addlo Sawyer were In Barre Tuesdny. Ernest Kingsbury, who works In Bolton, was at homo over Sun day. NORTHFIELD W. A. Shaw, meteorologist In chargo of tho local station of tho United States weather bureau, reports a mean tempera ture for April of -11 degrees, which Is ono degreo higher than tho average April empcraturo for thu last 32 years. Tho highest during the month was "1 degrees, u tho 23th, and tho lowest was 17 degrees, on the 20th. The greatest dally range was 3 degrees, on the 27th, nnd tho least dally ingo was seven degrees, on the 21st. Tho precipitation (rain nnd melted snow) amounted to 2.28 inches, tho normal precipitation for tho month being 2.09 Inches. The prevailing wind was from tho south, the total movement C.981 mles. The average hourly velocity 8.3 miles, and the maximum velocity 32 miles per hour, from tho southeast on tho 29th. The month was mado up of 12 clear, seven partly cloudy and 11 cloudy days. Precipitation in luantity sufficient to measure occurred on 10 days. Tho snowfall amounted to 13 inches. Auroras were noted on tho 3rd, 4th, th, Cth and 10th, and lunar halos on the lOtli und 23rd WATERBURY A good congregation gathered In the ongregatlonal Church Sunday morning on tho return of tho Rev. A'crno L. Smith is pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church and during tho absence of tho Rev. AVIlllam L. Bolcourt, pastor of tho two churches. Mr. Smith's sermon topic was "Habakkukcans." In tho evening Dr. John O. Bolton rf New York city spoko on tho "Public Educational Fund." AVatcrbury's final figures on tho third Libeftty Loan drlvo aro $C0,3."A running $211,330 over tho quota. C. C. Graves was tho chairman of tho com mittee nnd Mrs. J. F. Clalro of tho wom en s committee. IJuxbury nlso went Over tho Top;" It. R. Demcrltt, chair man, nnd Mrs. Philip Shonlo ror tho women's committee Mr. and Mrs. AVIlllam Hayes wero taken to Ber lin Sunday in the now car of II. Y. Parcher, with Mr. and Mrs. Pnrcher, whero they were guests of tho Carver irothcrs and families. Paul Backus of tho U. S. S. Chicago lias a 10 days' stay at tho home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Backus. Ho has made many trips across. Now that the third Llberty Loan Is taken tho committees on thrift stamps will again take up tho work under tho direction of H. C. AVhltehlll. chair man, and Mrs. D. T. Harvey, chairman of tho woman's committee A meeting of the A'lllago Improvement association Is called to meet at Library hall Friday evening at 7:30 to seo what action tf any tho society will tako in regard to purchas ing Liberty bonds nnd giving some money to tho local Red Cross society. Each member is urged to bo present. slcal defect. A fow weeks ago Mr, Gaynor was taken 111 and was forced to remain In tho hospital for two weeks. The attending physicians thought he had somo trouble with his heart and he was honorably discharged. Tho young man mado an effort through application and letters to AVashlngton to romaln In the nrmy, but this was denied him. Mr. Gaynor en listed as a clerk but ho says ho was soon given a shovel and after he had withstood tho Intensive training ho thought ho ought to havo a chance to go to Franco and get at least "one lick nt Fritz." RUTLAND ROAD REVENUES Tho operating revenue of the Rut land Railroad company for March was $384,730.08, the operating expenses $349,999.69, nnd tho net operating In come, minus onc-twelth annual taxes, $15,874.07. Miss Alice E. Balrd and Mary AV111, Rutland nurses, havo arrived overseas for Red Cross duty. Rutland motorists havo been warned not to break tho traffic laws, tho police having received many complaints. A memorial service for the late Capt. A. F. Locke, killed in France April 20, was held at Saxton's River Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. John II. Towers of Cas tlcton, when their son, Leo B., of! Mlddlebury College is drawn soon in the draft, will have four sons In service. St. Johnsbury gavo Congressman Por ter H. Dale a reception Friday afternoon, as a tributo of Its appreciation of his war address tho night before. VETERAN TOWN CLERKS. Tho following may Justly bo classed among the veteran town clerks of Ver mont, having held tho offlco 40 years or moro, and aro still the present Incum bents In their respcctlvo towns. Ex-Gov. Samuel E. Plngree, Hartford, ago 85 years Is now serving his 06th year. Salmon Green, Richmond, age 2, 53rd year. Georgo J. Bond, Scarsburg, ago 76, Elst year. E. O. Aldrich, Shrewsbury, ago 74, 43th year. Moses B. Gove, Lincoln, ago 70, 43rd year. AV. AV. Hutchinson, Enosburg, age 68, 43d year. Charles AV. Mathews, Granby, age 66, 41st year. J. B. Prltchard, Bradford, ago 79 years, has held tho oillco 46 years, refused re election last March. H. S. Root of Newport, ago 79, hns held the ofllco 40 years, until last March, when Newport and AVest Derby becamo a city. Mrs. Miriam P. Landon, South Hero, aged 86, has been assistant nnd clerk 64 years, having held tho latter oillco 36 years. Tho Rutland Knights of Columbus pre sented the Rev. A. H. Bradford, who leaves to accept a Providence, R. I., pas torate with a leather writing case bearing his namo In gold letters. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Hewitt of South Royalton celebrated their golden weddlns anniversary April 29. Mrs. Frank AVest of St. Johnsbury has received word that her husband is serN ously 111 In France. Alton Allen of Barnet has been woundeel In action In France, and John Larney ot the samo place Is reported missing. A dispute over farm operations hu ended in an award of $73 to AVarren H. Dow of Brattleboro from Bert C. Mundell of Chesterfield, N. H. Lieut. AA T. Price, son of tho Rev. antl Mrs. G. E. Price of Rutland, married Miss Cccllo Horcheler of Rochester, N. Y at Atlanta, Ga., April 30. WAR CONFERENCE MAY 10. A Stnto-wldo war conference Is to bo held at Montpeller on Friday, May 10, to assist In educating poople to the practical work necessary to be done In this emer gency. Tho Red Cross, food and fuel ad ministrations, boards of trade, Knights of Columbus, Liberty Loan committee, four minute men, health officers. State officers, county agents, clergymen, etc., aro urged to be present. Tho Rov. L. AV. Marr, late chaplain with the Gordon Highlanders and Black AVatch In tho European zono ot Ono thousand children of tho Rutland high school and graded schools aro ex pected to bo enrolled in clubs for food production nnd conservation. Mrs. Frank AVest of St. Johnsbury has received word of tho death of her hus band, a member of the 13th regiment of Highlanders, Canada. Bessie Eddy of Proctorsvllle was killed In an automobile accident at AVlnches tcr, N. H., Sunday, tho machlno plung ing over nn embankment Into tho Ashue lot river. A North Barro woman who wanted to mall a letter attempted to drop It into a flro alarm box and succeeded In sending tho war on tho Somme, Is to bo ono of the In n Kcneral alarm, with tho result that speakers. later. Further details will appear The employes of the Misslsquol Pulp & Paper Co. of Sheldon Springs nro pushing their campaign for war savings stamps, intending to set an examplo for tho employes ' of other manufacturing I plants In the State. Windsor County. SHARON Tho Lake Mitchell club house Is open for tho season. Former Governor Allen M. Fletcher of Cavendish was a wook-ond visitor in town nnd nt tho Lake Mitchell club, of which ho Is ono of the 25 mem hers. Fred O. Billings nnd A. H. Badger wo.-o on a business trip to Montpellcr last week. Miss Grnco Mildred Badger, a Sharon student In tho Montpeller Sem inary, has boen engaged to sing In tho choir of tho Baptist Church of that city. Sophia Blcknell died at tho homo of her daughter, Mrs. Ernest AV. Badger, May 1. The funerla was held from tho homo nt ono o'clock Saturday afternoon nnd was attended by tho Rev. Paul E. Moyor. Thero were many floral tributes, nnd the bearers wero: H. A. Snow, C, B. AValbrlge, AV. E. Heath and AV. C. Porter. Tho Interment wns In Barnard, tho long tlmo homo of tho deceased. Mrs. Blcknell wns 83 years old nnd Is survived by two dnughters, Mrs, Badger and Mrs. Andrew ChamberJIn of AVInstod, Conn. Select man Baxter Roberts nnd family have movod from the Congregational Church parsonngo to tho Bascom houso on the Strafford road. A real estate transaction In town tho Inst week, was the sale by Clifton Brawn of his hom nnd somo 40 acres of land to Herbert Harrington, who tnkes Immodlato possession. Mr. Brown hns moved Into tho O. C. Sawyer apart ment house. Charles Downor, who passed much of tho winter In Washington nnd Boston, has returned to Sharon. James Doylo has added to tho livestock of his Village form n nanny goat that among other things Is utilize.! for operating his cream separator and this work It doos to porfectlon.-Mr. and Mrs. Truman Kim ball wero guests tho last week of da tives In AVlldor.-Mark Drown, with State Highway Commissioner Stoddard B. Bates of Derby ns a passenger, mado In tho last week a trip to Canadian towns by automoblle.-Tho big AVhlte River log drlvo Is still intact In the Sharon booms with nearly a mllo of Bolld surfne-n nf Mm and many others lodecd nlnnip thn rlvnr guanas ior nines above Sharon, RESCUED BY HIS DOG. Norrls M. Towslce, a well-known Pownal farmer, recently met with an ac cident while at work In the field and that he was not moro seriously Injured is duo to the Intelligent assistance of a shepherd rjenjamln G. Johnston of California ( dog. Mr. Towslee was plowing some dls- (.ontPstnff the will of his brother, AV1I tanco from the house. Tho plowpolnt , nam Johnston, of Moocrs. N. Y., but for struck a hidden stone and tho man was meriy o AVIlmlngton, who left his prop thrown over tho handles underneath tho erty, about $10,000. to his housekeeper, heels of tho horses. He was so Injured ulss Eva Klngsley, whom ho married that he was unable to extricate himself seven days before his death, and was In danger of being trampled 1 , under the hoofs of tno horses Calling to MRS COWLES HEADS .no uui uiai iuiu ii:i:uuipilllieil ll unm-i to tho field the man said "Go and get Ned." No sooner had the command been given than tho dog started for tho house where his peculiar notions Indicated to Mr. Towsleo's son, Ned, that something was wrong In the plowed field. The in jured man was extricated from his precarious position and has now nearly recovered from his Injuries NATIONAL FEDERATION AVomrn AVnnt Itrprearntntlon nt Penes Tnble AVIieti AVnr Iiiue.i nrp Settled Hot Springs, Ark., May 8. Tho 14th hi ennlal convention ot tho General Federa tion of Women's clubs ndjourncd sine die However, i to-,,18llt with tho completion of a program thero is no dog for salo on tho Towslee farm. that included as speakers Dr. Anna How ard Shaw, Dr. Esther Lovejoy of Port land, Oregon, and Georgo AV. Simmons of St. Louis. Mrs. Newton D. Baker, wlfo of tho secretnry of war sang a number of war songs. At to-dny's business session a resolu- TWO PATRIOTIC MEMORIALS. Two moro memorials of moro thnn passing Importance aro being com pleted at tho plant of Rossi & Cnssclllnl In ' t()n WRS prcscnlcA , tho "convention nnd """' " "'" "buio ...o,....tllu,. rcferre(l to cxecutlvo b0lm, Wth power is to form tho most conspicuous feature of tQ , for women nf le natlo)l a monument commemorating the winter at ..reroscntaton at the peace table when Vnlley Forge, and Is to stand In the pub- thQ )asuest of tno war havo bfc ,ottci, lie square at Camden, N. J. 1 radically nm, tuQ nations of the oarth gather for a completed Is an original soldiers monu. 8Urvey of th(J futuro... ment to be erected in Appleton, Als.. to Tho r,8Ut o yestcrdny.s ejection of commcmorato the sons of Appleton who 0(!lccl.s of tho General Federation of fell In tho war between tho fatatc. ! Womcn. Cubf) for the ensuing biennial oavovitti.' ti Alt V BURNFD 1 ttrm' mai, public to-day, wero as fol OAASVILLL BAI.N BUUM.D. , ,,reBU,CIt Mr3 Jotah Kwn, Tho largo bam on tho form of John Cmvics ()f California; first vice-president, Leonard at Gaysvlllo was burned April MF3 acorK0 Bacon of Massachusetts; 28 with all tho contents, which Included F0Coml vice-president, ' Mrs. Thomas G. nbout 23 hoad of stock, 20 tons of hay, ytPr 0f Minnesota; recording secro- and farming tools. tm.yi jr!(i Adam AVelss of Colorado; cor- ... ,.,,,,-,,, rvi, .MTTi.r responding secretnry, Mrs. Mary I. AVood,, MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR DARLING. or 'Now j,am,,3nr0. t.easurcr, Mrs. Ben-1 A memorial servlco for Georgo S. Dar- Jamln Clnrk of Iowa; auditor, Mrs. AVIN ling, who was killed hi Franco on April llnm P. Harper of Washington. Mrs. 2n,was held at tho Congregational Cowlcs, Miss Bacon und Mrs. Harper Church at Mclndocs Sunday after- . wcro re-elected. Mrs. AVInter succeeds noon. Ho Is tha first man from tho town Mrs. Eugeno Rcllly of Charlotte, N, C; of Barnet to glvo his life In tho war. Mrs. AVelss succeeds Mrs. AV. I. McFar-,- land of AVagncr, S. D.; Mrs. AVood sue ORDERED TO CONTRIBUTE, ceeds Mrs. Francis D. Everett of High- AVhen Charles Miner, one of tho largest land Park, Ills.; Mrs. Clark succeeds Mrs. real cstato owners of Brattleboro, arrived at his office the other day he found a no tice tacked on his door reminding him that ho had not contributed to tho Brat tleboro war chest and Intimating that It was time he did. "Your buying a Lib erty bond," said tho notice, "is no excuse for not giving lo wur charities." William B. Young of Jacksonville, Fla. Washington, May 8, A requisition on all States except Arizona, Delawaro and A'ermont for 4,000 specially qualified draft registrants to go to camp May 20 waa sent out to-day by Provost Marshal Gen eral Crowder.