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Advertising in this column
one cent n word each in
sertion. Copy may be
changed every week. Cash
in advance required. No
advertisement taken which
is less than 12 words, two
lines. Special terms to ad
vertisers using from 250 to
1,000 lines within 12 con
Eecutivc months.
of tlie mayoral' y content ttiitl S, D. Miner
w ah a democrat. Mr. Miner Ih ami
always hut boon a staunch republican.
'CKterday, Ash Wednesday, opening serv
ices of Hie Lenten pennon worn held In
tho morning at 7:50 al St. I'oter's Church,
.Saturday evening the Stations of the
Cross will hu made. Mr. and Mm. Frank
Francis anil daughter, Otho, have returned-to
Burlington after a vlnll to Mrs.
Francis' parents. Mr. and MrH. Edwurd
Danynvv. -Tim "An Yon l.lho It" club
met TtleBday evening al the homo of
Mrs. Frank M. Rogers, Mrs. V. II.
Wheeler and Ml. George Thnrno insist
ing In onleitnlnlng, Mm. Charles II. Colo
presiding. The following program was
carried ntit : lnstrumcnlnt music, Mrs.
W. W. Waterman; paper, "Humorous
AVrltcrs," written by Mrs. l' AndrtiH,
read by Mrs. lleorBo Thorno; rending.
Mlt-s Anna Klngnmu; "Hook Tall?,"
Thomas Nelson Page, Miss Edith Jlc
Govern; humorous rending, Mrs. E. O.
Norton; music, Mrs. Waterman. A social
hour was held, after which the meeting
adjourned to meet ..March 18 with Mrs.
Carl B. Hrownell.
Mr. anil Mrs. Stuart Honedlct are.
parents of a daughter, born February
HOYS WANTKD to nell vimlllii nnvoring , .;, The orphaned children of the Dol
after sclimil hours ntnl Hntunliiy". send , .))lt f.,my lin, moving Into thu Buld
tl.on tor eight bottles that retail f" -lWlll llouHO ln v,.Rt Cornwall. Mrs.
bottle Wane'dlrncr dCs.mborn-j Cl.nord Norrls and duughter Meriam
vllle, N. 11. ill. w, st. returned to their homo In Charlotte
" Ifsiilnrih.v after visiting a week at the
1 ... ..I tt.n ,.u ulalni. Itru A 1 frn.1
I JllflUI- Vll lliu iwimivi n ..iovw. ....... .........
I'ayne. Italph I'ayno passed thu week
end In Charlntto visiting his grand
parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. O. Footc.
Mrs. J.lmi Hurnell of Shorohnm Ih car-
ling for Madamo DoLong, who In slowly
gaining. Mrs. I'utcr Richnrds Is pass
ing some time with her daughter, Mrs.
lorry Murray.
Representative II. II. I'ecl, who was
homo during the legislative recess, re
turned on Wednesday to Montpollcr. His
son, Lemuel, accompanied him for a few
days' visit. The Whatsoever Circle will
meet at the home of Mrs. F. K. Footo
on Saturday afternoon, March S. Mr.
and Mis. Benjamin lloardman are tho
parents of a daughter, born March 3.
Jessie Foote of Burlington spent the
week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
A. W. Foote. Mrs. W. 11. Rlnghnm, who
spent the week-end In Hutland a guest
FARM -WANTED, wltli r with, .ut stork nml
tools: will rout or buy on easy t"""- "
143, Lebanon. N. II fi.l.-iit.fc . H.
WANTBn nt fnnipbell farm t-w elderly
gcntlernim to board, room, on" '
J'.OO per wrell: goon inline
Campbell, SInntpeller, I.
Mr. Clforwo
I1..T 27 1.
A HKAl'TIKl'L HO.M15 on Lake Chnniplaln,
where pleiifuri' unci viollt may bo join
blued, I SU net-en, nearly n mile shore,
goml 1.0II, plenty of wood, nine timber,
codar grove, good dock nml bulldlngH,
excellent Hulling nnd hunting-, will keep
30 com and team. Owing to disability
of owner will bo sold low; net iiulek.
Address "Beauty Spot," care of Tree
I'rcES. .-It,7t,w,lt.
MY TOUNO rnillNI), wby pa rent, when
by making a small cash payment and
so much a month you can own n snug
now homo In the north part of thn city
with land enough for a garden nnd ben
vii rd, good nlr and good seenery; como
'and hvc me. TV. V. I'arr. S3 No. Union
St., Uurllngton, Vt. Sl.l'.'t.wJt.
PRINTING Hl'SINKSS for sale Tho printing
business, machinery, typo, etc., of tho lute
C. K. Drury; u good business opening.
Mrs. C. K. Drury, Iisscx Junction, Vt.
VIl.I.AOE FAltM to rent Owing to nlck
nm 1 will rent my lOD-uere farm nt
Westminster Station, Vt., half tillage, fruo
from stone balanc good pasture and
sugar buh running water nt bouso nnd
bnrns: good buildings, hnndy to good mar
ket, pnstoffloe. blacksmith shop, machine
shon. feed mill, scnooi una corn inuncrj
whioh nnld S30 Tier ton for Kroon corn on
cob last season. One of tho best chances
for tobneco nnd truok-rarming in mo
State; rent low to approved tenant who
will furnish stock. Don't write, come nnd
sec me. W. V. Parr. 83 No. Union Ht,
Uurllngton. Vt i:,12t.w,.'t.
splcuotra as a lletl Cross worker and not
withstanding her ago outdid many
younger workers by knitting during tho
last year over 50 pairs of soekH for Iho
soldiers. She never missed a meeting
of the lied Cross and was active In every
patriotic offort. Although not a member
of any church, she whm helpful to every
community cause, and' her beautiful homo
at thn end of East Mlddlohury street al
tho foot of Rlpton Mountain was always
open for social or civic service, Mrs.
Partridge w-nn borij In Woodstock Feb
ruary 7, 1S36, tho daughter of Luther and
Lucy (Itogcrs) Ulcc. Shortly after her
marrlago to Charles F. l'artrlilgo of
Stockbrldge they moved from that placo
to Kast Mlddlcbury, where her husband
purchased the tannery and conducted a
prosperous business there, lie died In
inft), since when Mrs. Partridge con
tinued to live In tho old home. Although
six children were horn to her all oxeopt
Frank C. Partridge, died In their early
childhood, Tho youngest child, Anna,
died In 1870. Mrs. Pn.-trldgo.'s funeral
was held at tho Kast Mlddlcbury homo
at two o'clock Saturday. Tho Rev,
Fletcher 13. Parker, formerly of Mlddlc
bury and recently of Now Hodford,
Mass., hut now a city missionary In
ltoston, and a close friend of tho Part
ridge family, ofllclatcd, Burial was
ln Prospect ccmotcry.
.Mrs. Mary Dodge died last weok Wed
nesday night at tho home of her grand
daughter, Mrs. C. H. Varney on Wurd
stroot, of complications following Influ
enza. Tho high wind Friday night Wow tho
cornice oft E. C. Norton's block on Main
street. At tho men's meeting, held at
tho Methodist Church Friday evening,
C. T. Fray, G. A. Danforth. Dr. W. 10.
Morgan, T. C. Varney and 13. B. Quln
don wero appointed a commltteo to con
fer with tho Itov. K. W. Gould to for
mulate plans for organization at a meet
ing to bo held March 12,
Joseph W. Johnson died at tho homo
of Mrs. Cutting on West street Sunday
morning of tuberculosis. Ho was about
53 years of ago and leaves a widow and
ono son, llobcrt, of Rochester, N. Y. Tho
funeral was held Wednesday at 11
o'clock nt the house, with burial In Hunt-
lnton. Dr. and Mrs. Kdmunds wcro at
of her cousin, Mrs. Elton Chatlerton. is h fr'm Montpellor dur ng tho recess
spending tho week with her daughter, "f the l.eglslaturo.-The friends of Irene
Mrs. William llallnu, of Lu,llow.-Tho ("awthorne) Church gave her a shower
Lndlo.i' Aid was served In the voters
election day. A considerable sum was
realized from tho sAlo of fancy and use
ful articles. A nullt which wnH sold on
tickets was drawn by Frank llnslow
Harry Cram Is III at tho homo of his
father, llarj-lson Cram Clcorgo Onrlanil
Is spending a few days In Boston. C, A.
Wordcn has moved lo the O, 1). Draper
place. A banquet for fathers and sons
will bo served by tho W. C, T. It. In
Ladles' Aid hall Friday evening, March
A donation will bo hold In tho lioro
realized by the Indies selling lunch, This
Is lo slart a fund for a soldier and sailor
monument for thu town. Mr, and Mrs,
W. H. Stoddard, who spent porno weeks
In California, returned to tflclr homo
here, on Tuesday, They report an enjoy
able trip.-James Peterson, who has been
ln tho V H. radio service, Is with his
parents, having received his honorable
dlschargc.-iMrs. M. II. Sawyer, who has
been 111 with erysipelas at tho homo of
her daughter, Mrs, James Ungllsh, Ih
much bettcr.-Mrs. Oeorgo W. NoycH hi
spending a few days with Mr. and Mrs.
K. K. Noycs. C. A, Bump received a
shower of postcards on Wednesday ln
church Wednesday evening, March 12. honor of his Mnl ljlrlhday.-MrH. Arthur
Thn inn,.r....iu ,..m ,r,. i...,.r.t vt r, ,r Km wot Hi v and children spon t tho wock-
doflcloncy In pastor's salary. It Is ' end with her parouts, Mr. and Mrs, Ira
Invcntoty January 10, 101 R. was 253, auditor foi lire v. tt v
oxpected an oyster mippor will ho
M. Gale. Tho Lake Dunmoro Creamery
served and that a program with music
and games will bo a part of tho eve
ning's entertainment. ServlcoH at tho
Hast Monkton church next Sunday, as
tho COttncn mnntltitru bnvn been (Us
continued. Sunday school at 1:30 and our citizens have begun to tap and good
; at 2:30 p. m. Tho social nt runs aro reported tho hist tew days. (...
company tins closed a contract to supply
an old and established llrm with butter
durlnir the coming sciihoii, at very ad
vantngeous prices, and tho patrons will
rceelvo tho benefits of It. A number of
.1. Klngsley, who was called to Castle
ton by tho sickness of a relative, has re
turned home. Wondall P. Sumner spent
tho week-end with friends In Weybrldo
Miss lluth Hamilton, who Is In T. C. A.
Itev. Frani "'odgdon of Boston, who oc
nrty Thursday night. Mrs. Church
cupled the pulpit of the Congregationnt 'caves soon for California to join her
Church on Sunday, made an appeal In
husband, Earl J. Church. Dr. W. A.
behalf of the Pilgrim Memorial fund, for Shattuck of Rutland spent Sunday with
Indigent and decrepit Congregational "' moiner, .ura uuye onaiuicK.-.uiss
r iuiviiuu imiiKH ui x'turuijc was m nomo
It Is expected that the Rev. II. J.
Illnman of Now York city will occupy
over Sunday. J. Burrows Pope spent
tho week-end In Starksboro.
Mrs. Lottie Day went to New York
Tuesday on business. A son, Philip
Drake, Jr., was born Saturday night
Hast Monkton Frldny evening was a
comploto success ln every particular
and much credit In duo tho commlt
teo In charge Not only tho supper,
but tho games nnd music woro enjoyed
by tho 150 present. Tho receipts wero I at Poultnoy, Is expected to spend tho
over $40, Rev. M. W. Russell spent j week-end with Miss Doris Whitney,
Thursday in Rutland with tho Rov. (I, , .
K. Statham, district Hiiporlntondont. WAIjIHAM
ino itev. M, w. Russell has resigned j T)ie followlnK ofrccrs woro elected
..." a boiui iiinmi'i i ...... , .. . mooting: Moderator, H
troop no. , iioy Scouts of America.' jw cIorl ,, treasurer. W. D.
'I nn tfrtAn linn i.M.inti 4 s . 1 li I tit iii I h 11-tffci
mi . ...... ...... -wootlinan: lister for three years, . n
orncial SCO ltmns nr'n tneiliLl nnd badire. i . ... .
liurroucns aunuor ior uuru
D. II. Parker: road commissioner, P. W.
Otis; constablo and tnx collector, S. H.
Burroughs; auditor for htreo years,
(!. A. Hunt; town grand Jurors, W. II.
Jnckmnn and A. G. Wright! school di
rector for thrive years, S. II. Burroughs.
Tho town went no on the license ques
tion. Mr. nnd Mrs. Karl Moulton of
Stockholm, N. Y., wero tho guests of
Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Snedon last week.
Prnctlenl PIllnbiTM nml Stenm I'Utcr
Kcxt Nortli Hurling! mi miiviiikh num.
00 St. rnul Mn-rt
(Inrllngtoii Veterlnnry nospttnl
73 Pino St.. Burllnslon, Vt.
Veterlnarv Surgeon and Physician.
Graduate Grand Rapids Veterinary
rollicre. 1909. Latest cnulpmcnt for
all animal surgery. Including equina
and canine opcratlnB tables. 'Phonj
Meter Rates for tho quarter ending
February 28th, nro now duo and pay
able at tho Water Office, No. r, City
Hall. Discount allowed on bills paid
on or beforo March 10th, 1019. OIIlco
hours for the first 10 days of March,
from 8:00 a. m. to S:00 p. m., after
that from S:00 a. m. to 12:00 m. and
1:00 to 5:00 p. m.
Unless prompt payment Is made, Five
Per Cent, will be added to the tax
bill and tho water idiut off, as pre
ecribed in Section 3S of thu AVater
J. FRANK KTDDER, .Superintendent.
the pulpit of the Congregational Church nt lh Ti-in,,,,..- i,nHnit(.l n re
Suiiday.-The funeral of Jlrs. Flossie .,, ,, T, n T,n,no rr.
(Slater) Beck of Marlboro, Mass.. wns ,)orai Ijawrcnco is stlI1 ln France.
helil at the home of her father, William Mr- nml Mrs- Elroy liaDcock have rc-
Klater, Sunday afternoon, tho R. B. Sim- turnC(i from Lincoln. Mrs. Karl J.
mons olllclatlng. Tho burial was in Lako church started Tuesday for California,
mow ccmetery.-imriy mines ancnucu whore sho will Join her husband, who
the missionary meeting held with Mrs. ls nn offccr n ono of the training
Kllznbeth Smith Thursday.-Mrs. R. R. camps Miss Trail of Brandon has
Simmons and chllflrcn visited In Orwell ,)ecn Bpendlng a few days with Jlrs.
friaay and Saturday ot inst weeit.-ine F Mi Thomas. Mr. and Mrs. E. B.
funeral of Mrs. Ellen McGlnlty was hold Gulndon went to Lincoln Sunday to
at St. Genevieve's Church Tuesday morn- Hefi jIra- D. Merrill, who recently
Ing and burial was In the Catholic cemc- underwent a serious operation for ap-tery.-Mr.
and Mrs. Harry Baldwin aro Kncndlcltls. Mrs. Merrill Is doing well.
guests of Mr. Baldwin's parents, Mr. and The outlook club will meet Friday aft-
Mrs. Zones Baldwin. ernnon nt tho home of Mrs. Norton. Roll
VfinmH T?T7'T?T7TGTITTl?r' call, war-time legislation: e.splonage acts,
JNOR1H V LRRISBURG. president's power, draft, railroads, fuel.
Thcro will bo a Red Cross meeting this I seizing of enemy property; In charge of
afternoon. Those having work will please Miss Smith, Miss Thomas and Miss Nor-
nring or send it In. Tho stage mad school ton; music, Mrs. Norton. Mr. and Mrs.
closps Friday for a two weeks' vacation. I John L. Sclden went to Vergcnncs Sat-
Grace Lane has returned from Rutland, urday to attend tho 26th anniversary of
where sho has been visiting her sister, Mrs. Sclden's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. Ralph Roby. The King's Daughters I .;. A. Lee. ,
ire rehearsing for a play to bo given nmCTI T
in March. Mrs. L. A. Elliot Is spending uuiiuuu
a few days in Bu-lington.-James HIgbeo Mr. anti Mrs. R. S. Hall and Mr. and
is to open a blacksmith shop. Walter jirs. a. C. Plue attended tho funeral of
LaCoy Is moving into Mrs. Kellogg a D c. Bascomo II Ticonderoga. N. Y,. Inst
house, Tuesduv. Ilenrv Rlslnc has leased his
?'IMPrCT!flT?fl farm to Ned Blrchard, of Shoreham,
!M. VlilVrsASUliU. Msa Thpresa 1urcen waa n Burlington
The ladle? of the Methodist Episcopal last week. Mrs. R. S. Young has ac-
Chlirch .will give an entertainment and cepted the position of teller In the bank,
supper at the town hall ln Starksboro The Rev. J. O. Haarvlg of Boston epoko
Frldny evening. A musical program will at tho Congregational Church, Sunday.
be furnished by local talent from Mines- The Hands Covo Chapter, D. A. R., met
Saturday with Mrs. D. L. Wells. The
monthly business meeting of the Y. P. S.
C, E. was held Monday with Mr. and Mrs.
Farms For Sals
Farms or all sizes and all price).
.Writs us tho size you nro looking for
and amount you want to pay down, w
Will Bend you complete description ol
what we havo by return mall.
Cambridge. Vt,
(Continued from jingo one.)
Frank Shivorel to
Is at home on a 10
lri'a f n , tr.n rrli Cltnvtrn O Til' Vfi 11 u nnrt T1
D. Bostwlck's families havo moved to '" ""
their new home In the village. Dennis
Shlverette of Monkton has moved to his
new home here, recently purchased of
G. K. O'Bryan. Mr. and Mrs. E. K.
Mrs. Persis Andrews and daughter,
Blanche, came to Fred Andrews's Satur-
Kddy were in Burlington the first of tho day. Mrs. Andrews has been In Newport
week. C. Ludnu, who has f.pent the win- with another daughter all winter. Mrs.
tor in Burlington returned home with Andrews will remain hero for some time.
them. -Burroughs Popu of Bristol spent News was received of tho birth of a
the week-end at L'ilgar Smith's. Leon daughter at the Green Sanitarium.
Stokes has lueeived his discharge and is Bethel, to Mr. and Mrs. Leon Clallin,
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Newell March third. Miss Phyllis Farr Is at
Stokes Tin-!.- will bo a supper at tho home from Albany Business College.
Methodisi Church parlors Friday even- Emma Claflin, six year old daughter of
Ing, followed by a concert and social Robert and Jessie Clallin, was seriously
hour. The Baplist Sunday school will burned tho morning of March 5 whilo
hofd a candy pull at the church Tuesday playing with matches and later succumb-
evcniiig, March 11, to which all are cm-- ed to the burns. New officers chosen nt
dially Invited. -Mr. and Mrs. Clayton town meeting wero: Henry Manning
Smith of Richmond are visiting his road commissioner and G. A. Taylor
parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Smith. Mrs. lister.
E. II. Newton and son, have returned
from a several weeks stay In Brandon.
Dennis Morrill has moved Into Arthur
Thompson's house,
oftlclal scoutmastor's medal and badge.
Tho W. C. T. II., held a Frances
Wlllard memorial servlco at tho homo ot
Wllllan Cox, Thursdny afternoon. An
Interesting program was given which In
cluded remarks by tho county president,
Mrs. Mnnmn ot Bristol. Refreshments
wcro Bcrvcd. Tho Willing Workers will
havo a St. Patrlck'n social nnd enter
tainment nt the town hall on Monday
evening, March 17. Mrs. Amanda Mas
tors Is spending a few days'wlth relatives
ln Vorgcnnes. Ross Wood has returned
to his homo In Poughkeepsle, N. Y., nftcr
spending a week with tho Rev. J. E.
Ransome. The W. TJ. T. U. will meet
with Mrs. L. C. Dean, Thursday after
noon, March C Miss Edna Dryer has re
turned from Now York city.
Tho following town officers wero
elected at the annual town mooting, hold
Tuesday nt tho town hall: Moderator,
II, V. Sears; clerk and treasurer, E. II.
Palmer; selectman for three years, C. D.
Barnum; overseer of loor, E. W. Mender;
constnble, II. J. Vanslett; lister for three
years, D. W. Eddy; road commissioner,
D. H.. Meader; school director for three
years, Earlo Meader; town grand Juror,
W. C. Donohue; town agent, E. W.
Meader; auditor for three years, C. 11.
Scars. Epworth League meeting Sunday
evening at tho homo of L. L. Dwlre,
with Mrs. Dewey Dorvold as leader.
Eugene Devoid had the misfortune re
cently to cut his left thumb badly while
using a wood saw. Donald Soars at
tended the play In New Haven rocently,
given by Beeman Academy. Mrs. Leon
L. Dwlro attended tho funeral of her
cousin, Mrs. Frederick R. Dlckcrman,
In Bristol February 27. D. K. Meech has
returned from soveral days' stay In
Montpellor. Mr. and Mrs. Harry V. Sears
wero called to Boston Tuesday night by
the serious Illness of Mrs. Sears' sister,
Lara Dean Hollis. The social ln East
Monkton was largely attended, ?10 being
realized. Plans are on foot for an old
fashioned donation, to bo given in tho
near future at the Grange hall for tho
benefit of tho "parson." It will be ono
of the Jolly old kind. Watch out for the
dato and be there to help tho merriment
William L. Wheeler of Bridport, died
at tho homo of Mrs. II. S, Melendy of
Burlington, Friday evening, of hardening
of the arteries, aged C7 years. Mr.
Wheeler was born In Bridport and has
lived In this town the greater part of
his life. Besides his wife, he Is survived
by three daughters, Miss Gertrude, who
Is a nurse, Harriet, secretary for tho
superintendent ot schools In Burlington
nnd Mrs. T. W. Grandy of Wllliston.
Burial was in Bridport in tho family lot.
Mrs. Sarah Fletcher died at tho homo
of hor daughter, Mrs. W. C. Hamilton,
Friday. Sho Is survived by a son, James
Fletcher of this place and a daughter,
Mrs. W. Hamilton, with whom 'she lived
Mrs. P. O. Mcglnnlty died at her home
Saturday night at the age of 73. She has
been in falling health for pome time.
Mrs. Stella Billings of Bristol Is spending
a few days with her sister, Mts. Charles
Palmer. William Bruneau has moved In
lo the Roy Benson house, recently vacated
by Arthur Jabott. O. E. Converse has
returned from Burlington, but Is not
much improved In healthi Mrs. Edward
Herbett is very much improved. Mrs.
Wlllard Chandler is suffering with
abscesses, her sister, Martha Allard, 13
staying with her. Edward Goodspeed
and family are moving this week to tho
Frank Laphaw farm, which ho has taken
for the year. Charles Palmer ls visiting
friends in New York Statu for a few
$5,632.75; amount of orders drawn to
Fob. 4, 1019, wan $7,202.35, which with
tho overseer's salary and tho Interest
on tho U. S, fund Invested In tho furm
given tho amount ot $13,110,811, Tho
credits show tho amount of tho In
ventory January 10 this year to bo
$0,784.41; nnd there was paid to tho
treasurer $2,105.90, making n total of
credits of $8,87n,37. In tho previous
year the.ro was paid to tho treasurer
by tho overseer $2,182.37,
Tho disbursements for tho town-farm
amounted tn $7,100.48, while tho iccclpts
showed a total ot $2,513.00. But ot this
amount thern was furnished wood from
tho farm for tho poor, amounting to
$230.10 nnd thcro was consumed on tho
farm $138.50 worth ot milk. Tho largest
amount received on tho farm was from
tho milk sold, which was $1,321.18.
Tho selectmon havo drntfn ordersk on
tho treasurer during tho Inst ycur to
tho amount of $42,697.14, divided aB fol
lows: Claims, etc., $l,9r,C.33; Stato taxes,
$10,587.70; Interest nn IJ. S. fund, $1,H.27;
county tax, $22.00; school money, $147.28;
health department, $183.00; highways and
bridges, $11,550.11; miscellaneous, $10,031.09;
snow work on highways, $."52.43; dog dam
ago, $10.
Tho road commissioners' ordets drawn
on tho treasurer during the last year
ending February 4, 1919, amount to
$1,035.52, and there wns paid out oh road
commissioners orders, old and now
$9,(771.62. Tho receipts Including the
amount of cash on handnt the beginning
of tho year wero $9,715.93. Tho work of
rosurfnclng tho south sldo of Hollow
road amounted to $1,502.37; construction
work on tho Lamoille slulco amounted to
$2,016.88, whilo tho town highway depart
mont amounted to $1,011.89.
Health Officer J. G. Thnbault reports
that tho health condition of tho town
Is very good at the present time. Dur
ing tho year of 1918 tho town wns tho
victim of two epidemics. Ono of typhoid
fever In August resulted In four deaths
Mr. and Mrs C. A. Hunt passed tho i out 0f 38 cases. In October, the Influenza
week-end with Mrs Hunt'.-) slstor, Mrs.
C. E. Gnvo ot Bristol. JMr. and Sirs.
F. O. Ward havo returned to their
homo from Grosso Point nftur visiting
their daughter, Mrs. Ralph Booth, for
soveral days. John Pllger has recov
ered from ills recent Illness. Mr. and
Mrs. C. J. Sncdcn visited their cousin,
Ray Moulton, In Panton Sunday. W.
F. Barrows was In Boston last week.
Representative. II. D. Ilallnck was nt
i ills homo over tho town meeting re
cess. Mrs. P. W. Otis Is visiting her
paronts, Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Shcrblno
In Bridport. Mrs. Volney Avery went
Inst Saturday to Join her husbnnd at
Wyomlsslng, Pa.
At tho annual town meeting tho follow
ing officers were elected: Moderator, II.
V. Sears; clerk and treasurer, E. H.
Palmer; selectman for threo years, C. D.
Barnmum; overseer of poor, E. W.
Meader; constable and collector, H. J.
Vnncelette; lister for three years, D. W.
Eddy; auditor for threo years, C. H.
Scars; school director for threo years, W.
Earle Mender; grand Juror, W. C.
Donahuo; town agent, E. W. Meader;
library committee, Mrs. H. J. Vnncelette.
Voted $2.3) on tho grand list and $300 for
resurfacing State roads. Tho annual
Francis Wlllard memorial meeting of the
W. C. T. U., was held with Mrs. Hattlo
Cox, February 27. Tho occasion was an
cnjoyablo one and well attended by mem
bers and Invited friends. There was nn
Interesting and appropriate program
consisting of singing, prayer by tho Rev.
J. E. Ransome, a sketch of Miss Wlllard
bv tho Rev. M. W. Russell, solo by Mrs.
Harold Ayors, reading y Mrs. K. W
Meader and remarks by tho county
president, Mrs. Ncllio Mnnum of Bristol.
At the close of the exercises refresh
ments were served.
Pilvate Edgar Joslali Stagg has receiv
ed his discharge and Ih with his parents,
Seaman Lee Rawson obtained his dis
charge and came home on Wednesday.
John Alnes ls visiting In Woodstock.
Mrs. R. Muzzy of Plttsford Is visit
ing Ravlln Telller. Tho "Tortoise"
team of tho Truo Workers class gavo
Mr. nnd Mrs. E. L. Stagg. Moving' seems an entertainment on Friday nnd won
... i. .... .... .1. t ItUn ,n,itinf. the, tiiflf?en vntlnc bv hnl-
iii in; ine uitioi ui ino uay, .mini .luiwmu v.,... , - . a
has moved tn Ward Spauldlng's farm lot, which resulted In a unanimous
which he will carry on this year. How- vote. Tho play. "Tho Call of the
aid King, who occupied it last year, has Colors." was given, nlBO a minstrel
,nvP,i i i,t A.idiun,, t.eivls Lashwav show, a Camp Hre Girls demonstra
te., .i,.,i ,. r.,r, i Kt..nfc..hnrn and tlon and other pieces. Mrs. Frank
,, ,,. ,.,,... n.,,i ,,.,oiiiinir I Rawson, Mrs. Loe Rawson and Miss
J. W. Bedard of Montreal for $-.00.!. A.
Charhonneau, who recently icceived his
discharge from the lT, S. army, has re
sumed his duties as clerk in the store of
.1. A. Harrington ,i Co. Mrs. B. T. Field
has returned from a visit to her daugh
ter. Mrs. Hugh Philips, of Montpeller.
Tho city election Tuesday passed off
very quietly without patty lines lining
drawn. Tho officers cla4ed woro: Mayor,
Wayland S. Bristol; aldermen, Levi II
Brown, J. Henry Morris and Arthur P.
Sorrell; city sheriff, Ernest J. Bodette;
first constable, F. L. Grandey; second
constable, Joseph F. Hartley; lister for
threo years, George F. Young; auditor
for threo years, William II. Carter; city
grand Jurors, C. II, Calssu, George W.
Stone and Arthur B. Taber; highway
commissioner, William Lawrence; water
commissioner, William E. Laj'iow, . Voted
to appropriate $1,000 for permanent high
ways, $100 for the benoflt of thn Vcr
gennes City band, $l,(jn0 for tho imtnosn
of reduclmr the llnrillnr tTid,.litfwl mmu fir
tho city nnd $35 for tho proper nbsorv- 't o grouuii ami inn nwn - .;uri Clifford wns at homo from Ran
nnco of Memorial day; voted to direct getting quite- inuiiuy. i own muuiuih i'- ,i0i,m for tho week-end. Mrs. 11. C.
tlm e.ltv council til lletormln,. i,uu.,u Sell Oil hlirmoll lltlHly, - till! lOU llll.llll III ,i, ,.... vlultnr 111 VepiTBnt.eK Ki.t-
a proper tax to provide for tho appro- "III" is being elected With tlm exception ur(ay- uonald Scars of Monkton has
prlatlons voted nnd tho , neefusnry ex- "f two new selectmen, S, Wright lloyt i,eull parsing some time with frlonds
and George .Inekson In tno piaco in iv,
will move thcro soon. Waid SpaUlding
will mnvo from tho Emily Gage place
to tho Lashway place and John Davis
will occupy the Gage place. Tho leu cut
ting season Is at u stand .still because
Etta Rawson were In Rutland Tuesday,
Miss l'aultno Partch Ih nt homo from
" "' "-"'" - "".." short vacation. Clayton Kimball's
uuvo seeureu , , i, .lii i irI v and '"'"Uy ' 111 wlth influenzaMrs. Paul
huvlng drawn It from- Pot.ish B.i and Boarop was Rt hoo fnjm JJur
others lrom ponds. , fe5v have not ,h ( fQr tho weuU.ond.-Mr'. and
drawn any yet. Tho Ice heio Is only six , , ., ,v,,., ,, AI. u,i
liul.es thick. The frost Is fast coining pagQ(t Sunday with frlonds in Panton.
Caledonia County
Henry Germain has moved his fain
Ily to the farm which, he purchased last
summer, known as tho Grace farm. Ho
has built over the house and matin
many improvements. Curtis Orvis has
moved back to Jils own farm which
Mr. Germain has carried on the last
three years. Fred Shortsleeves has
moved to Now Haven. Fred Wright
has ongaged to work for Joseph Trudo
tho coming season and will move his
family to his tenement house. Andrew
Hnllock Is ill with neuritis. Mrs. Ovot
Hallock Is In poor health.
pcndltures during the ensuing year where
not nlready done or' provided for the
samo. Collector John P. Cnicoraii will
ho In Vergennes March 12 to nt-slst in
come taxpayers In gelling Information
and rendetlng of their return the dale
for expiration of tho filing of uceounts
being Mnrcli 13. Richard Itoyce, Ratloi-v
It, 327th V, S. Field Artillery, has airlved
In this country from overseas servlco, In
France, nnd Is now al Camp l)lx, N. ,1.
Tho card party which was given Mon
day night In Grange hall by tho enter
tainment committee ot St. Paul's Guild
was very well attended, Tho lady's
prlzo was taken by Mrs. Wnldo Poweis
and the gentlemnn'ii by Joseph Blair.
Rofroshmenls wero servei'l and a good
number of couples Joined In tho dancing,
which followed, tho music being supplied
hy Sirs. Waterman, Mrs. Ingham and
Doctors Watorman and Webb. Chath.H
Torrcy of Burllnglon visited his family
here yesterday. Richard Lcbnau of tho
U. S. navy Is passing a slime leave with
his parents, Mr, nnd Mrs. John Lebeau,
Sr. An error was made In Wednesday's
luuo of the Free Prcs In tho result
In town. Arllo Brlttcll and Christine
It. White nnd E. J. Bristol. Shaw wero over-Sunday guests of Mr.
rr lOT' MllSm VH1IRY .aml ' J' SprlKS. Mr. and Mrs.
J'jAoJ MlDliljljliUiyl' cj, A, Hunt ()f walthnm were callers
Mrs. Sarah, (Rice) Pi.itrldge, Widow nf in town Sunday
Charles F. Pailildge. who Unci iiecu ill I IMrni V
prominent resident ot EaM Mlddlohury .v.v-,
for nearly 03 years, died at her homu Dinner was Hcrved hi tho Ladles'
there Thtiisdav' at 3:31 o'clock fiom Aid hall town meeting day. Bert Hill
heinoiihage following an apoplectic Ilmj family went Feb. Ti lo BrlBtol,
shock. She hud been In falling lieaitu where they will make their home, Mr.
for some time and her distinguished son, and Mrs. Fred Negus of Proctor nnd Mr.
the lion. Frank C. Partildgo of Proctor, anil Mrs. Leo Morso of Rutland woro
who Ih president "f Iho ' ermoiit Marble recent visitors nt the homo of tho for-
omnany. nnd who Is her only surviving nier s parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. li. Govo.
ueHr lelativo, had-been making frequent a,ii uuctlbn has been advertised for one
visits to her for tho last few months, o'clock Friday, March 7, ot bo held at
and was with his mother at tho tlmo of tho homo of tio Into Nathaniel Clink,
her death. There also wan present a Mr, and Mrs. L. E. Jnckmnn nro at homo
nleco, Mrs. R. G. Wlfite-, of While Sul- from Montpeller. Mr. nnd Mrs. EHhu
phur Springs, Mont., who had formerly puriuton, went Saturday lo Bristol,
lived with Mrs. Partildgo as a sort ot where they will reside George Dearborn,
nn adoplod daughter a number of years who has been 111 for the past wcok, la con
ago. Although Mrs. Partridge had Just sldcrahly Improvod,
passed Ikt 83rd birthday, she was one A dnnco will lie given i'rinny evening,
of the most active members of tho from eight until twolvo o'clock, In Jack-Lutlit-'
Circle in Eimt Mlddlohury, Dur-1 man & Garlund's hall, Ono of the most
Ing the war she waa particularly con-1 successful dinners ever given iy tiiu
This has been moving week. Ralph
Adams, who has worked for A. G, Bo
dette for the past two years, has gone
to Bon Smith's In West Addison, Charles
Merrlan goes to tho Bodettn place, Oliver
Tatro ti the Miller farm, Warren Norton
to his farm In West Panton, which lie
purchased not long ago, Frank Booska
has gone to tho placo, known as tho
Stickle farm, C. W. Andrews has moved
to the Danyan house, known as thu
Frank Gulbey house. Edward Abair has
hoved to Julius Clark's placo. Joseph
Chaniberlln has an auction the 10th and
then moves to tho Douglas farm. Howard
King iikivch to tho O. A, Smith farm.
Mrn. Emma Merrlan Is with her sister,
.Mrs, CharlCH Secger, for a time, Mrs.
Arthur Clark has gono to Burlington to
stay a time, owing to tho Illness of her
little grandson. Mr. and Mrs. Stanton
Cross were over Sunday guests of Mrs.
Delia Cnuant nt tho lake, Erwln Adams
was called lo Cornwell lust week by tho
death of )ih brother. Hurry Baldwln,
who has recently returned from France,
litis his discharge and Is with his wife,
who was formerly Miss Ollvo Gugu
itussell Smith had tho mlslortuno re
I'cnlly to hurt his hand qullo badly whilo
handling wood. At the recent cteamery
meeting, Iho quinti board nf otllcej-H wero
elected ns last year.
The following officers woro elected at
town meeting: Moderator, !' . Dyer
clerk and lieasuier, W. F. Watoi house;
selectman, II. L. Morgan; lister. F. C.
Whitney; auditors. Richard Noycs and F.
J. Sumner; constable, I'. S. Field; school
director, a. Ingalls; library trustee,
Mis. P. k. Field: mad commissioner,
Joheplt SiinernolB. The town also voted
VM for permanent highway, and $100 for
new books Twcnts-two dollars was
Earl Alson Crano of West Lebanon,
N. H and Nellie, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. I'etcr Mussey of tho Aider Brook
road, wcro united In marrlago by tlio
Rev. Fr. Kennedy Saturday morning.
Earl Welch of Johnson was in town
Saturday. Mrs. Mary Jones, who has
been spending tho winter In Springfield
has returned. Mrs. Ellen Olmstead, who
has been making an extendod visit In
Watcrhun. has returned. Mrs. Grace
Cass was the guest of her sister, Mrs
Edward Remlllard, of St. .lohnsbury Sun
day. Mrs. E. M, Jordan viBltcd her sls
ter. Mrs. Oscar Eaton, In Morrlsvllle
Sunday. The Hardwlck Academy bnsket
ball team In a fnst and clean game de
feated tho Littleton high hchool quintet
by a score of 31 to 21, Friday.
Llewellyn Parks has gone to New
York, where lie has a position In a laun
dry, M. J. Davis of Lancaster. N. H Is
visiting In town, Hershel Hitchcock was
committed to the house of correction Mon
day for violation ot his parolo. E. Fair
man Crane, of Burlington, called on old
friends here the first of tho week.-
largo audience listened to thn Hon. M
G. Morse- tell his overseas experiences at
the opera house Tuesday evening. Mr.
Morse was n Y M. 0". A. worker and
was In the front line trenches.
Miss Minnie Langmald has so far re
covered from her recent Illue33 as to re
turn to her work at F. B. Stockors. Mlsa
Graco Hoyt of Lowell, Mass., camo horo
to attend the wedding of her brother.
Morris. A very quiet homo wedding oc
curred at the homo of Asa Sargent when
his daughter, Martha, was married to
Morris, son of Mr. nnd Mrs. A. M, Hoyt,
by tho Rev. C. II. Morrill of St. Johns
bury. Lieutenant Elcazer Dolo has been
honorably discharged from the servlco
and lias gone to the University ot Vcr
mont at Burlington, to complete lib
Chittenden .County.
Manseatt 315, Joseph Cauthon 211 trust
of Dublin tnritipv. C. (!. Albird. 4'1 tov.
grand Juror, li. E. OSulliVin ' i, ton
ngeuf to ptnscetile and drf. nd tilts, II
F, U'oleotl, .5; town school director f
three years, B. F. Gale, 152, road con
mlssloner for threo years, Sam Andert
01, J. P. Cameron 30, NoIhoii Cross t
II, E. Thompson 1:'.
m.hujjii w. jtenw.iy nns rcrrivcfi n
honorable dlFchnrgo from tho army i
Camp Dlx and has returned tb town. Pi
army ntnl fought with the P i Dlvlslo
and watt wounded at Chateau Thleri
foot was caught ln tho barbed wlr
1.1.. . ... .1- ,1.
bullet entering the lowi r pit of th
Tho funeral of Philip Chastrnay n
lit Hlckok stroot, who died Tuesdai
will bo held to-morrow at St Fran
els Nnvlnr f'blireli. Hn vvfiw vonr
nt ....... .. ...t.l .. 1 1 ...t
having died seven ycnrif ago. Ho wa
a member of tho mason's union nnd o
Iho St. John the Baptist society nn.
nrosifionL nt inn riisaiiH sorieiv. i
in puiviihi tiy lour iiiiukih.l'1 rc, iiii
Thomas Fox, Mrs. Arthur Barron, th
Misses Seraphlnc nnd Honorlno Chns
ieiuiy; oeHiuoH an nnopicu uaugiiw i
Miss Bornndetto Chnstenny, all of thl
placo; and two sons, Artnand and Clem
cm nuni uiiiiv. niKO ni mm v is , 11
also leaves four brothers, Joseph nin
Damns of St. Vausvlllc Que, Thoo
Ohlln nf Ullrllnn-tnn nnrl t.Verl it till
village, besides threo sisters. Mrs. Lotil
Tctrault ot Essex, Mrs. John Plamon
John Godln ot St. Chrl Mi c, Que.
Mrs. Levi Peck, ag.d 'i . t . j la
ner nomo on i. anionic htcci Hiinun
morning at 2:30 following a In H Hlno
of nnetltnnnlr, Altmtt tl.n . ,n. ,,rrn ul,
suffered a shock, which i .r '.cd lie
tiui'Lii turn it'll iier ,ui 1 , e'v ueipiep'
At about the same time th s nui 11 ilea'
I... nnnl.ln, f 1. ,,..,.
tjj .ii.viii.-iii. ui iiui vjjy, - tiecii
her so deeply that she nrvor g li ed hu
t-l-l-iliv.l. Illll.-.lll. 11, Lllll. 1 111 it I 111 II1UI
fecblo until pneumojua dev loped la
week. With her during lur lni ' dliy
were a daughter. Mrs. Bat,.i, and Y
Ham Randall, a son, beslib Mrs Famu
Clark, who has cared tender! f- he
In Brushton, N. Y., until seven yeat
ago, when sho camo here with htr hit?
Peck Is survived by three diughti r Mr;
L. A. Bates of Shelburne, Mrs G M
-,.-ir.wii , 1 1..1..-, it. ..i.-s-r. unit ti cut
.Vll.l.llll i h.llll-ltlll. ui U1U.11 'i' I. . i . u
a former marrlago, and eleven grandohll
dren. Mrs. Peck was a member of th
unrisiian i nurcu nt ni-usnion, i
Possessed of a genial di poM'inn, Mn
Peck wns a tender w .fe and 'i, cither
kind neighbor and a true Chr st , mi
bore with great fortitude und i tiicn"
.1.,. P..fln.l.,n 1nnUll. ... . V
her conilltlon. The funtrai w h
epidemic was at Its height, there being
300 cases reported nnd probably as many
more that wcro not. There wore 25 cases
that proved fatal. Thpro also wero 15
cases of diphtheria, 41 cases of measles
and a smaller number of other diseases.
The water supply of the village lias been
tested and found to he In good condition.
Tho sewer system will be looked after
by tho board of health, which will In
sist that sewer connections be made dur
ing tho coming summer.
The ninth annual report of the town
district school directors In the town re
port show the total receipts for tho year
to bo $7,513.89; and the total amount of
orders drawn $C,671.7o.
Tho school auditors' report shows tho
amount of cash on hand nt tho begin
ning of tho year to be $7S8.9I. There was
received from all sources $6,754.95. There
was paid out In school directors' orders,
old and new, the amount ot $0,142.17, leav
ing a balance In the treasury of $1,101.72.
Tho amount of unpaid orders Is $901.11.
There Is due In uncollected taxes $1,077.06.
Mrs. Lawrence McCarty of West Allen
street has returned from the Fanny Allen from her late home Tuesday aft morn a
hospital, where she underwent a success- :?,(). with burial in th . c m
ful operation. lc,rv
Thn r.,,n..nt f T .. ni '
.u'liii. .Hi", ije'lliu ll.iniu- i ... ... -...,. c.l..... I t
- . . . . 11, (lllll .111.--. tJll.UUL I''. I .,1 111 I Li.. IH
nay, who oi Armanu (.nastonay, who!., ... ,, ,, .. . , ..... .,
died Sunday ln Jericho after a long , V """'I , 7 , ,
Illness With tuberculosis, and whoso loCt,or 8 """" ,,0'"rc r.a"B "' s, m
remnln., wnr limn-in tn (i, ,,n.i western city. Mrs. hhrout Ins occ- L..
taklg parlors of A. B. Lavlgne Sunday ""V , . : ,
evening, was held Tuesday morning at V I '
t t.,.i. v,.i. ...i. . ,,.. while her husband waj i er
.... . .v.itv.ir ...lllvi f. VjIIU1V.1I .IV 1'IHIIV
o clock. Mrs, Chastenay was born 20
since the doctor's r.'tn
months ago, they hav v
a i vt
Vftnrvi ntrn. nml ImvildnQ lief liiteli.i ...l 1
slo is survived by three children! In this vicinity and Massa. luis i
Norma, aged eight, Genevieve, aged ' noRer. t-on ot Mr and M. I t M.I
four, and Reginald uged two years. 01 VMK suePt 18 w,ln 1 JJ " 1 J
The annual town meeting of tlie town 1 "
of Colchester was held Tuesday In! -liesiey hmlth, son of the l.. Mr an
Morton's ball, when the vnHnnn olll.l'" einun, wno resiutu c ti .m pi
cers of tho town were eleeteil. Mml.,s're"i "OS 111 lov.n .M nna .n rom
erator Louis. Alnnn. c.ille.l the meet-' to Charlestowii, S. C. wiff he will c ,i
Ing to order and the town clork read' ,lal u'1 -""einiu.- iiuui i im i
the warning. The first business of the ' nnvy for a year's training c "isc
meeting to be done was to act tinon : Mr- and Mrs. l-Vtd Gn.n. und c' . ve
the rennets of n Itin town nlf eera , .uefsm.1, . I . .11 ' hk h
which wero accepted. It was voted ' Gomo'j. mother, Mrs O II 1'iwo c
that the enrly collection of poll taxes larl street, on then- wav ) t'ic r
be dismissed.. It was voted to pay nil , liomo In Baden. N. C Mr (Imn 1ms
taxes on the Errand list ti. the lre.-is- I liosltlon In one of tile la if ' i i
urer. Mrs. M. II. Shaw was Hected a lactones 111 mat place
trustee of the town freo library to , Levi Valyou lias rented
serve live years, it was voted to ap- i aiiv Pireei, ne.i iu uiih-lii i . ' iic
proprlate $75 toward the maintenance by Leo Christmas, and on Mar n v
of the town freo library. A tax of 75 ! open It for an autonio' h ' j
cents on the dollar on the town's grand i and repair shop.
list was voted. A tnx of 10 cents on i At the annual town-jnei c '
tho dollar was voted on the grand list , Memorial hall at EssCx C 'r i inli
of the town blLTiiwuv. A tnx nf fir. ' in.. ffiHnvIiii. ntlleorv: ut.-. , tei.
cents on the dollar was voted on the
grand list of the town school district.
Tho meeting was very quiet consid
ering tho contests. The most Interest
ing contests wero those of selectman
nnd lister, as tho candidates for these
ofllces wero considered ns strong candi
dates nnd It was a question us to which
would be elected. For the olllce of
selectman cm the republican ticket.
Hector Huard appeared as a candi
date nnd on the democratic side John
1). Dubrule was the candidate. Mr. i
Huard had served three years as se-1
lectmnn and had given very good ,
sorvico to tho town and from nil re-
Moderator, Guy W. Bailev ' - ,
Allen Martin; treasurer, I G detti
overseer of the poor, 11 G tiiu c.'
stable, James P. Flynn, road "'inn.
..Ini.a- A I"' c.,lAnlni t ,1 f ihrft.
' years, O. S. Nichols: lister r "ir
I years, E. M. llurson- aud'tor frr thrf
i '.-ears. It. O. Mudrett. school d ri tor f
three years, H, W, Ayres. 1 was vo'
to pay the tuition and Hv In ident.i
college xpenses of four sttuUnt ti tl
'xtent of $S0 annually pir s it'1 n :
an Institution , of higher leaning i 'h
State. A license vote wa 'a Isc , icsjlt
iiitr ln 29 no. ncalnst 1' wa
ports his supporters felt that another ;o;ea r"nt ,!l '". ""' " '?
tnrm .linlll.l l,n r-lven In I, In, Mr VOtO of 33 ngalllSt 2, I W1 VOlcd
Dubrule, his opponent, gave him a "i-" "'" "
lllllll HH'.l, V1E1 II1V7 VVIIV1 lllll.V'll l.UV 111 j
inajuriv lur .nr. uunru. .ir. uuaro ' v '
was elected by a vote of 303. while Mr. , was v0,,1 10 r'lls,e ,lle fwn lf " 10
Dubrule received 2S7 vote, 1
The next contest was that of overseer '
ot the poor,, and as there werelvo can
didates for this office It was felt thnt the
vote would be split up. The men out for
this olllce weio Wilfred Bosley, democrat,
who received 157 votes; Octave Cormier,
on the union ticket received 122 votes;
Henry II. Deforgc on the citizens ticket
received 42 votes; Frank F. Ookey on tho
Independent ticket received 1S1 votes while
L. W, Ravlln on tho republican ticket
received 117 votes. Mr. Gokey was elect
ed overseer of (he poor. The next excit
ing contest was that of lister, tho candi
dates being Louis Mongeon, who had been
nominated on the republican and the
democratic ticket nnd Bert E. Dubuc. who
was a candidate of the union ticket. This
was a very close contest ns Mr. Mongeon
received 310 votes, while Mr. Dubuc re
ceived 2S3. Mr. Mongeon winning by a ma-
pein.aneni road work.
The 50th annual report of tho town
of Colchester Is printed and rendy for Jorlty of 27 votes. Botli Mr. Dubuc and
distribution. Tho debt of tho town of jir. Mnngeou were considered ns strong
Colchester amounts to $52,17S.3fi, as , men, as Mr. Dubuc has held tho otllco of
against a debt ot $44,09S,tiO last year, j village president and other offices In the
The nssets show the unpaid taxes tn j town, while Mr, Mongeon Is the present
bo $0,222.21, us ngalnst $5,401,01 at tho village president. Mr Mongeon has
closo of tho fiscal year, 191. Tlieso , vea ns lister at different times during
taxes dato from 1912. Tho other assets 1 tho ,,.lHt jl years and has served as.,a
follow: Cash In treasury February 4, member ot tho board of civil authority for
1919, selectmen's und overseer's ac- , M lnMy years. The ubovo contests were
couutH, $1,SS3.08; cash In trenaury, samo , (hl, lnoat interesting, although there were
date, road commissioner's account, ! ,,,1,,,,-g. The vote for llccuso.ls us follows:
$11.33; duo from louse land 1 ent, $339.22; y 3 ,, Kivm(; tllt, m;,joilty for tho
own farm and stock, $7,000, making. M,lU, of nt0Xcatlng liquors of 127. This
T.?uo?rl" ..?VU ' .!l,"..Vl.",alll.til:N.t" , majority Is larger 11. an a year ago, when
V. S. deposit fund duo tho t ruHtee of I The "umber of women to veto this year
said fund, $10,420 02 not ns large as last year, as a num-
Tho treasurer's - account shows tho " ot 11101,0 "1,l y"t0,t ,aHt yc,nT ' "!
rccoplts for tho year from all xnurees vote this year, while somo who did not
to bo $40,1)18.99, nnd there was cash 1 vote last year voted this year
on hand at the beglnnlnir of thn vonr
of $l,73lhi0, mnklug tho total amount
nf money to do buslnesH during tho
year $.11,083.10. Tho amount of orders 550; selectman for threo years, Hector
. . .. ... ... ............ E . . .... ,.', I..1... 11 llnlii'iili, ui? I nvv-1 1
paid, old and now, $49,800.1 1. In last
year's report tho receipts, Including
c.ihIi on hand January 30, 1917, wore,
$55,209.57. whilo tho disbursements
amounted to $50,535,37.
inn cum ui mo poor mis year was
Following Is tile result nt the election
of the various town tiff leers: Moderator,
Louis Alapa, 510; town clerk, c. u. Allani,
Huard 303, John B. Dubrulo 2S7; lown
treasurer, C G. Allard, 532; overseer of
tho ioor. Wilfred Bosley 157, Oclavo
Cormier 122, Honw H, Do'forgo 42, Frank
F Gokey 1S4, L. W. Ravlln 117; constable,
George H. Morton 300, John McGrath 250;
$1.5711.77, as against $1,802.77 In 1H7. collector of taxes, II F. Wolcotl, T,'J;
JTho amount, nt uraimrtv ... bwn,t wvi iwe lUt-r. l-n' Mnngmm 310. Bert E. Dubuc
1... ........nl .1nnn,ln.. 11.., . .-.,.,
llOUai V.IU11CI1 WMM I1H1II !! I v I'illlll
house Wednesday evening -Lus M'
morlal day, In reHponso to the npp a' o
President Wilson, many of the pi .ip'
ot Colchester nssonibled to Mutt 1
ptuyer for victory of the all'cJ foi-c
i. ...... .i ... ,.. i.
call is given for the people of Mi- en
munity to meet at tho B.11 Cli t'v'
March !), to pray for a revival c' ore '
in God's wonl. There will l- - t
sorvlce. Francis Dosseau of Hurl it, .01
who is assisting C. R. McGovtru a' tb
i-.illwav btation. is bo.irdlnc In the f,u
Ily of If. C. Twins. Dr atal Mrs N M
Kenyon and E. S. Wright have 1 urn
from Boston. Dr. Kcnyen is 1 1 1
with rheumatism and Mr urigit '
up with neuralgia.
.At ihe fourth quanciH inf nit
the .Methodist EnlfCi nal 1 ' r 't he'
Thursday afternoon tl'.' pi ip' f
Essex chaige voted unanitneu h I i
with tho other churches if. c
iniinlty for a single fcilcr te l I h
Mrs. Hannah Bliss Is iei)iled i'i u
111 Mrs. Samuel Bash.iw fr lln
mond lias been spending uv 1 1 11
with her daughter, Mrs. ('lurch Kec -
Saturday. .1. A. Nlcliol. has 1 v.-d b
family to tlie Thankful Mnrg n iutc
wnH iil nniiin Miiiinnv - 1 nu 1111 &i eiii
...nn tt.i., .,....1. ...ill l.u li.,l,l , in.
homo of Mr. and Mrs M Doilgo
Tho Fourth iiuartetly enftreneo of lln
Methodist Episcopal Chinch was held u'
itev. iiuani rMiuw. i' 1 j wu n
(.Ii.ii'l. II ii'iia Mil nil tnv .-ilile i nnfi I f 11111
U IIIIKO IIUIlllM-l UI Villi. VI. II,V,,I.'V . UV,,,,
uresem. 10 nastor renotiei iiiu unuiuoi
ell ni'r.li tPirnituli ttiplr firm itr hihltir 11
itnl M In. Inttnc Tlmrrt u'nq .1 II Mil II imnil
rtti fnr tlwt fntlirn (if tlin linstflP. tlin H( V
.1. K, Allen, for nnothiM- year vii nvltti
Hrtii tfiia nvlnmlr.il hv Itilw i.lt.Tf C lv I til

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