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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.

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