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HIE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS' AND TIMES; THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 1919.
ttst Churches of Esrex to Join w'th tho
Methodist Episcopal Church In wcrshlp
nnd In nil other gatherings and Joint ac
tivity. The Orange illnner Tuesday waa welt
patronized and the members of tho
Orange wish to express their thanks to
tho voters of tho town for their patron
age. Tho Orange will servo a supper
nt Orange hall this evening from 6:00
until 7:30 o'clock. Tho public Is cordially
Invited to the supper nnd to nn evonlng
of social pleasure. No cut and dried pro
gram Is being published but a good time
wll be forthcoming. The morning assem
blies under the student management plan
are special features nt tho high school
twice each week. The program Tuesday
was In keeping with the 118th anniversary
of the admission of Vermont as a State
to the Union. There are yet a few Vic
tory Boys and Girls who have not paid
up their United War Work pledges. A
few days of grace have been granted nnd
It Is to bo hoped thnt all the pledges wltl
be properly met during this time. Phillip
Gabareo has rented his farm to William
Thlbreault and has moved to Wood's
Island, St. Albans. Mr. Thlbcault has
moved to the Oaboree fnrm.
W. T. Hanlcy spent Sunday In Orand
Isle. Miss Lillian Blxby, who has been
Berlously 111 with scarlet fever, Is gain
ing slowly. L. J. Blxby Is making
quite ex'onded repairs on tho Interior
f the Puffer house. Quite a number
of sugar makers have tapped trees and
new sugar Is on tho market. Fred
Sweet, who has boon nt Chester, Pa.,
nns returned. Mrs. J. S. Allen is vis
iting In Cloverdale.
Plnns arc being made to make up a part
of the time lost In the high school
through quarantine. Probably at least
two weeks will bo made up. So much
lost tlmo has had a deleterious effect
upon the efficiency of school work this
pear, but high school work this past week
has been much better than during the
previous week nnd It Is hoped that tho
usual percentage of promotions mny be
made this spring. To qualify, students
must bo present every school day and
none but most urgent causes will be ac
cepted as excuses for absence. Tho
epidemic of scarlet fever seems to have
lost its hold. No now cases have occurr
ed In two weeks, the patients are alt
doing well and only those who aro quar
antined or are most timid are allowing
tho fever scare to keep them away from
Frank Rlggs, 12 years old, son of Mr.
nnd Mrs. Harry Rlggs, died at eight
o'clock Tuesday evening after being In
poor health for a year and a half, suffer
ing from sugar diabetes. He had been
confined to the house only a few days.
The funeral will bo held nt tho Congre
gational Church at Richmond Friday nt
1:30 p. m. Mr. St. John, who preached
here several years ago, s visiting at C. B.
Andrews, and calling on his many friends
In this vicinity. Mr. St. John has been In
Y. M. C. A. work at Camp Hancock.
Katherlne Whalen went to tho Fanny
Allen hospital Monday for a slight opera
tion. Mrs. F. H. Chessmoro has returned
homo after spending a week In Charlotte.
The ladles of the Congregational
Church gave a sociable In thho ves
try March 4 with supper from flveo
to olght o'clock G. M. and C. J. Smith
have sold their farm to Clayton Carl
and moved to Jonesvllle. Mrs. Evelyn
M. Drew has bought the Landon place
In tho village and deeded t to Chi ui
and Cora Hubbell for her maintenance
nnd care during life. Floyd Woller
has moved to John Bradley's farm,
which he will carry on. John Brad
ley, Jr., will carry on George H. Bur
rltfs farm and Mr. Burritt will move
to Burlington. Miss Antoinette Bar
ker, who has been at the Mary Fletcher
hospital for tho paBt three weeks, came
Word has been received by Mrs. Harry
Strong, that Harry Strong, who Is
stationed at Bassenhelm, Germany, Is not
In good health.
The Woman's Home and Foreign Mis
sionary society of the Methodist Eplsco- '
pal Church met Wednesday. Dinner was 1
served at noon. Tho flvo months old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Irish,
who died Friday of pneumonia, was
buried In Charlotte Monday. Harrison
Owen reopened his meat market In the
north end of the village March 1. Mr.
nnd Mrs. Nicholas Hathaway are tho
parents of a son, born lust week. Llt
tlo Clinton Bostwlck has pneumonia.
Mr. Saltus has moved from the Sever
anco farm to the Fred Bushey house,
and George Blssonette has taken pos
session of tho Severance farm. Mrs. Mary
Butler Is coming back to live In her home,
south of the village.
The funeral of Dr. John Fay Miles was
held yesterday afternoon at two o'clock
at his late home, the Rev. Allan C. Ferrln
of St. Albans officiating. The bearers
were: C. W. Pierce, E. C. Mlllham, George
Love, William Andrews, Guy Tobey and '
Roger Lyman. The business places were
closed during the service. Those from
away who attended included Mr. and
Mrs. L. C. Ray of Shelburne, Mrs. Anna
Degree and Miss Hilda Degree of Bur
lington, Dr. C. E. Ferrln of Burlington
and Mrs. Robert Penney of Mlddlebury.
The body was placed In the Miles family
vault In the Hlncsburg cemetery. j
Bert Vlllemalre Is moving to Wllliston,
where he will carry on Mr. Thompson's
farm the coming season. The Rev. and
Mrs. F. W. Hemingway left February 26
for their new home In Brooklyn, N. Y.
The house of John Lucler was acci
dentally set on fire February 26 by
children playing with matches. The
blaze, however, was put out by Miss
Eva Lucler and Ada May Aunchman.
William Deshaw has rented Bert Vlll
mare's house. Wallace Coleman has
moved to Shelburne and will work for
John Tracy the coming season. Mrs. F.
II. Chessmore, of Jonesvllle, was called
hero last week by the death of her
brother's wife, Mrs. Henry Williams.,
Miss Bessie Dow, of East Charlotte, vis
ited Mrs. Eugeno Shortslecves, Jr., lust
week. Lloyd Tucker, of Burlington, was
a visitor In town last week. The Ladles'
Aid met with Mrs. W. II. McNeil
Wednesday afternoon. The community
farmers' meeting, held by the county
agents Friday evening, was very well
attended and a Boys' Poultry club form
ed. Representative and Mrs. J. S. Wil
liams are at home. Their little boy Is 111
with measles. Thoro will be a poverty
dance with basket lunch nt Library hall
A daughter, Barbara Jean, was born
February 26 to Mrs. Mildred Blake Camp
bell. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Sanderson at
tended the oyster supper at Georgia
Plains, Wednesday. Max Mears was at
home over Sunday from his school In
Swanton. Miss Rosalie Granger has been
the guest of Miss Helen Mahoney of
West Georgia for n few days. Mr. and
Mrs. C. L. Sanderson were Burlington
Visitors, Monday. Mrs. Joey Sweeney
and son, Leonard, are spending a few
flays with her parents Mr, and Mrs. Levi
&awrenca Welllnger went to Montpeller
Thursday to attend a reunion of the 1917
Legislature and banquet, Thursday evo
nlng, returning home Friday, Mrs. Wal
ter Osborne and two daughters, Marlon
mnd Dalle, of WlllUton Visited at tha hnma
of her parents Wednosflay.-R. H. North spont tho week with Mr. and Mrs. Eugeno
wag In Burlington Thursday. Ropresou- Shortslecves on the Mutton Hill rond.
tatlve Earl Ayer returned from Montpo- Miss Margaret Lanchnn has returned
Her Friday evening after passing Frl- from n week's visit with her sister, Mrs.
day In St. Albans on business. Miss Jen- Bacon, on the Mutton Hill road. Farm
nle Williams attended a birthday party for ers hnvo not tapped their sugar orchnrds
her cousin, Charles Miles, In Wllliston yet. There was n smart run of sap Sun
Thursday evening. Robert Horr has re- day from trees Handing out In tho open,
turned homo from a visit of n few days The body of the llvo months' old child
In Burlington. Mrs. David Flnnesy of 0f Mr. and Mrs. Charles Irish, of IIIiics
Shclburne visited her sister, Mrs. Kato hurg, was brought hero Monday morn
Purcell. Thursdny. nK from Illnesburg for burial In tin,
Tno license vote for this town should
have read No 17 and Yes 2, Instead of
the other way, as appeared yesterday.
The Ladles' Improvement society of ls nt thc ltomo o jirs, jenn0 Fny.-Wll-the
Methodist Church will meet with nm Decker has moved onto tho Can
Mrs. Harris Maeck Thursday afternoon, farm. -Mrs. John ' Cameron nnd Delia
Tho Ladles' Aid qf the Community
Church will meet for dinner with Mrs.
Ray Lewis on Tuesday, March 11. Mr
and Mrs. Henry Atherton and family
have moved to the village Into the house
formerly occupied by Clark Paige. The
Rod Cross society recently sent away 40
shirts, eight pairs of socks and one hel-
met. A son was born last week to Mr.
and Mrs. Cornelius Munson. Mrs. Mun-
son Is at the sanitarium In St. AlbanB.
-The L. A. Bates farm has been rented
'o a Mr. Towle. The Wltherwax fnm
lly, which formerly occupied It, will
move In with Ralph Wltley on tho Ma
cmiTtl DITDI IwrTHV
MJI'IH HI 'KL.1INI' I
Miss Helen Gordon spent last week
wlth her sister, Mrs. Rao Mlllham. Mr.
and Mrs. George Kennedy of East
Shoroham aro moving to the home of
Mrs. Ellon Comstock and will carry on
tho farm. Miss Inza Fraser was an
over-Sunday visitor at her homo In
An event of unusual Interest took placo
Friday evening. February 28, at the
t niX..1 a 1.1 v,ii ...1 !,. f,i.nHa
of Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Packard, from Un- .W,U convene at noon. A bright serv
rtH,ui nnrf .triM, rfnmrH in oin rM. cc.of worship and song at 7:30 p. m.
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cbrate their COth wedding annlversnry.
In the early part of tho evening Lohen
grin's wedding march was played and
was led by Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Powell,
at tho close of which each couple stop
ped to extend congratulations. Appro
priate remarks were made by the Rev.
S. H. Barnum, F. G. Pease and E. B.
Jordan. Later In the evening refresh
ments were served after which dancing
was enjoyed, music being furnished by
Miss Potter, George Blcknell and Mrs.
Lena Rice. Before leaving, Mr. Powell
,lhZnH ,Mr- B"d J1"' With a
" reelplenui of flowers In e. olor ap-
proprlato for the occasion. All departed
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ard many happy years together. Mrs.
Julia Bates, of Westford, Is tho guest of
Mrs. I. L. Thompson.- Bert Been haB
rented his farm to Fred Parks, of Bur
lington, and Mr. Beers will move to
Montpeller. Miss Laura Blcknell. who
has been seriously 111, ls Improving. The
rmCm,berS ?' ,lhf, COne!Cr 1,nal
Church will meet at the parish house
irdZ ""l' BT" ,?CCf '"'.j;
bo "The Efficient Maintenance of the
Work of the Church." Tho Rev. C. K.
death of Mrs. Frank M. Hosklns, which
took place early Sunday morning. Mrs.
Hosklns had been seriously 111 for a
number of weeks and had been falling
since the death of her daughter over a
3-ear ago. She was the daughter of
Barney and Sarah (McClellan) McLaugh
lin and married Mr. Hosklns In 1904. Be
i t 19 t- nirn inn urao ina nniiirnrai rr .
sides her husband, sho leaves a son, Ken
neth and a brother, Albert She was a
member of the Congregational Church and
had been a teacher In tho Sunday-school;
was active In the Ladles' Missionary so
cieties and Interested in all church af
fairs. The funeral was held Wednesday
afternoon at two o'clock at the house.
Tho Rev. S. H. Barnum officiated.
Herbert Hutchinson attendod the ox-
rcprosontatlve banquet at Montpeller tho
past week, returning Friday morning. her right hip last Sundily. Her daugh
Mrs. E. W. Oakes. ot Woodstock, and ter. Mrs. William Prior, of Burlington. Is
Horace Stevens, of St. Paul. Minn., were caring for her.-F. P. Tlllotson returned
recent visitors In town. Mrs. Pettio and homo this week from Burlington, where
daughter. Mrs. Estella Algcrs, who havo he has been taking treatment at the
been spending several weeks in Greens- Green Mountain sanltarlum.-MIss Hazel
boro, have returned home.-Mr. and Mrs. Knight was called homo from her school
George Prentiss, of Norwood, N. Y havo in New Jersey by the serious Tlnnss of
been called home on account of tho so- her father, D. W. Knight, whose con
rlous Illness of her mother, Mrs. Louis dltlon Is slightly Improved at this writ
Paradee. Mrs. Sleeper, of Wlnooskl, is Ing.-Mlss May Willard, of Burlington Is
caring for Mrs. Paradeo. ErneHt Gomo, passing a few days with Mrs L C
of Milton, was In town on business Fri- MacGlbbon.-A few of the farmers tnp-day.-Gabano
Ballastia and Charles 1)e( their sugar trees Monday and report
Keith were week-end visitors in Barre.- a flno run' of sap.-Mrs. C. E. Ayer was a
Luther Stevens, who is at tho Sparhawk vlsllor in Burlington last week. Mrs.
sanitarium for treatment for heart trou- G. W. Batchelder, who has been ill, Is
ble, ls not so well. Mr. and Mrs. N. E. , better. S. E. Humphrey has linlshed work
Tompson, of Northfield, wero recent vis- in Boston and returned home. Mr. and
ltors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Mrs. A. Malone, ot Springfield, Mass.,
Hutchinson. Madam Perclval, who has aro stoplng at Hotel Sinclair. Mr. Ma
been In poor health tho past few months, onc (a to open a KaraKe and rcpalr sll0
is falling fasL-BurUm Beers has rent- wlth p, j, Klng wlo formerIy ,,,,, back.
cd his farm to Mr. Parker, of Burlington, smltli work.-Mis,. Mabel Wakctleld, of
and will move to Montpeller where l.o Burlington, is visiting her aunt. Mrs. C.
has accured employment with tho Haw- K. Aycr.ThP vv,,lto broth! havo tak.
lelgh company.-Warren Paradee has re- en G. H. Benedict's sugar orchard to run
turned from Franco and Is at the homo this sprlng.-L. D. Moulton and family at
of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Par- trndcil ,ho Boldcn wcd,nff of M d
adee-C. E. Davis of Wolcott. Is mov- Mrs. S. M, Packard at Jericho Center
Ing In with Mr. Porter and family and last week.-Mrs. Victoria Thorp who has
will work there thu coming season. been In fulling hiw
l. I .. Ill .U .
...laa .fy j,iiiciii in (juilu 111 tll!l luil-
silltls nnd there will be no school In tho
Intermediate room for a few days. Miss
Rena White Is confined to her room by
Illness. The Lottie Ufford
lAirTa BClliulburd ' Advc,lt m,n""er fr Burlington offic.at
,n mL Pasy Buz! ' ho -rv.ees.-M.ss Myrtle McClo..
meet at the home of
lllUkCUUf tlllVIIIUUU, .uisb filling UU.-
n ....i.i t.. c,..j... t. '
Saturday afternoon. Refreshments wero
served and a nice tlmo was enjoyed by
nll.-Orlando Joy, of Hyde Park, was a
recent visitor of his sister, Mrs. Harriet
Kinney, who Is In very poor health-
Clement Perclval Is assisting his father.
Charles Perclval. at tho statlon.-MIss
Florence Day. who has been quite ill
with neuratela thB nasi fnw dav Is ubln
Mr. and Mrs. Jed Prior. In Burlington.
EAST CHAR .OTTE
The Wide Awako Mission Band meets
at the vestry on Saturday afternoon when
the children's mite boxes will be opened.
A meeting of tho Bo'y Scouts was
held Tuesday evening at their club rooms
at Charlotte Ccnter.-EUury Lltch, who
has been employed by tho Hart brothers
as farm hand for two years, has moved
his family to Lincoln, where ho will carry
on tho farm belonging to his fathcr-ln-
law, Burt La Roso.-Mr. Edwards, of
South Charlotto, has left his farm and
has moved to Burlington. Mr. Brooks.
of Bristol, has moved to the Edwards
farm.-WIUIam C. Hayes, who has car-
has been 111 with pneumonia, is gaining JiTJortK- n Jl . I''thlB" Mt'
Blowly.-Wayne Prior was an over-Sun- n(1tl fl00ldI.,h n fI W ",e danco
HU i.h, o. .i, i i.i hcl1 ' tt'elr hull February 28. Th si.
rled on the H. R. Wooster farm for tho Varney and son, Fred, who havo been
last year, moved March 1 to his own HI tho past two weeks, are gaining slow
farm on the main road, which he bought ly.-S. D. Warren spent three or four davs
reccntly.-Charlcs N. Martell, of Milton, of last week caring fof Mb brother-ln.
moved March 1 to the II. R. Wooster law, who Is very 111 T w Cadv and
farm, vacated by Mr. Hayes, which ho 1't" sister, Mrs. Carrlo Loggons who have
has taken for the coming year. Edward bce HI for two or three weoks remain
Carpentier arrived ut home Saturday, about the same. A trained nurse Is carlnc
having been honorably discharged from for them. b
the training camp, Edgewood arsenal, I An Important meeting of the local Con
Maryland. Dr. Arthur L. Eno, who has fc'regatlonal Church nnd society has been
been at his home In town on a short busl- called for Friday nt 7:C0 p, m., nt tho honie
ness trip, left Sunday evening to return William M. Barber, clerk of tho so
to Troy, N. Y.-Ulae Barf- - niaty.-Ptans nre being mado to comp.ete
Mr. and Mrs. George Taylor wero In
HI. Allmna. MondrtV. Mrs. Thomas Shonn
Williams spent Sunday nt Goorgo Lonv
bard's. Catheryno Howard was an over
Sunday guest nt Brooksldo farm. Mrs.
Dukctt has returned from Fairfax. Mil
dred Goodwin is spending the week In
Fairfax at the home of Sydney Gordon,
Mildred Evarts spent tho week-end
with Mrs. R. E. Bullock. Mr. and Mrs.
Hobart Richard and son, Harry, and Mr.
and Mrs. John Shcan attonded the funer-
al of Frances Klnny at Petty Brok,
Monday. Mr. nnd Mrs. H. A. Ornifter
and sons, Glenn, Loon and Lester, spent
Saturday night at R. E. Bullock's.
Francis B. Kinney, nn nged resident,
died at his home south of Milton Center
'early Saturday morning. He had been
n falling health for several years. He
was In his 80th year. Ho was In Com-
H;ly B of tho Vermont Cavalry In tho
Civil Wnr and probably was the last one
of the company left In town. Ho leaves
two daughters, Mrs. Delbert Sibley of
Barre and Mrs. Edwin Sibley, who lived
with him at the home place, and several
grandchildren. The funeral was held at
his lato residence Monday afternoon at
I one o'clock.
At the Methodist Church on Sunday
morning tho pastor will preach upon
"Tho Acceptable Time." Sunday school
TTll H nrl 11 . n (i i ,1 1
w. .... I'lnj-i .till luiiinc UlUt-iiiifr
Thursday evening at 7.30 at the Con
gregational Church vest- . Sunday,
March 16, will be "Go to Church Sun
day." Town meeting passed off very quietly
with only a small attendance. James
Gough was elected moderator; L. D.
Latham town clerk and treasurer; Edwin
Sibley selectman for three years; John
McMullin auditor for throe years; Georgo
S. Allen school director for three years.
The selectmen wero empowered to net
10 that om"! the- also wee mde ove I
electc( constable an(3 collector, The
Karl Phelps was elected library trustee.
A community farm bureau meeting will
tie held In the rooms over Kennedy's
store March 7 at 8:00 p. m. Boys' and
girls' club work will bo taken up by
S. C. Painter; "Planning Dally Meals" by
Mrs. Harrison; "How to Reduce tho Feed
Bill," by County Agent Peaslco. Mrs.
Ja3 Wagner and Mr Beri " Brown o
Swanton wcro reccnt , lof M d
J- B. Wagner-Allen Wlmblo has
received his discharge from the army nnd
is nt his home In this place. Mr. and
Afr TT;irr. 11.. .n r-
! Mr. B.rS
Harry Tlrcnan of the navy Is spending
a few' 'F r !
Miss Elizabeth Kennedy of Burlington Is
visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. M.
Kennedy, and will go soon to Washing-
ton wi,ore she has a position In the war
department. William Martell has moved
to Essex, where he bought a farm, and
Gates Brooks has moved to tho McMul-
Inn f 1 r.l rvi ni 1... If. T - ! I ,
Mr. Dcvlno nas mUd to tl ' firm
vacatC(1 by Jlr Brook3
Miss Myrtle Almeda McClcllan, daugh-
tcr of Mr. and Mrs. McClellan, died Frl-
day after a long Illness, aged 23 years.
Besides her parents, sho Is survived by
threo sisters. The funeral was held
on Monday afternoon at one o'clock nt
her late home.
Mrs. Martha Church fell and Injured
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med Jebruary 28 nt tho home of her
daughter, Mrs. Ella Reynolds. The fu
neral was held Sunday afternoon with
Interment In tli vlli
, ,. i , ... .
0,1'y daughter of Mr. nnd Mrs. Frnl
'TV,!""' lMl 1?l4,l'r "lw
" " v"" '"'nza. Miss Model-
, ',ear" f, ng0 ,umI, lH ""-vlved
v,'' T," .an,Vlhr,ee 1'rot""- "onry.
' tl0,t r ' Y.h 'i'V,5 the s '!athy
'.""J f Ymeral
,?.e" 'w A',1'0 ''""J6 0,1
,'thI"tfee"t(i,lt cl7"dale.TI,c Pyth-
ltt" blBte wcre entertained Thursday
h f n
On Saturday evening at eight o'clock
Miss Annie Caswell, daughter of Mr and
Mrs. C. D. Caswell, and Howard Merrill
son of II. C. Merrill, weru united In mnr-
rlage at tho parsonage by tho Rev II G
Banks. A few Immediate frlendB were
present anil refreshments wero served
following tho ceremony. Mr nnd Mrs
Merrill left town by auto later In the
Mr. Lundervllle. from Burllnirton
visited his parents last Suml.fy
Frank Mctcalf has taken Chare, .
Johnson's farm for the coming year takl
Ing possession March T-iil n
ernoon at tho homo of Mm n m
tho financial canvass for tho coming
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,.... "u' next nun-
day afternoon. Tho large part of tho
pledges aro already In hand and those
who havo not pledged are to bo Invited
to do so then. It Is desired to secure
tho payment of all current peldgcs for nil
church purposes on or about April 1.-
"Tho Material Vnluo of a Church" will
lio the pastor's theme on Sundny morn-
Ing nt eleven o'clock U the Community
,nuii;ii. wmci to nits uay an
usual. Sunday school nt noon and Chris-
tlan JKiwcuvor meeting nt 7:00 n. m. Mr.
and Mrs. Howard Merrill aro spending
their honeymoon trip In Boston.
Douglas, who has been
camp In Now Jersey, has received his
discharge and returned to his home,
Miss Eva Berry, of Burlington, was at
tho home of her parents over Sunday.
Tho Misses Ada Hodges and Kdna Pettl
bono havo returned from Barre, where
they havo been visiting friends. William
Towers, of Chicago, Is spending somo
time with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. P,
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L. Towers.-A "forty-five party vas he'd
at tho homo of Mr. and Mrs. E. A.
Rhoads Friday cyenlng.-W. B. Hodges.
who has been with relatives In Massa-
chusetts during the winter, returned Sat-
uuiti welling tiuu tint nifciiu bui if uinu
with Mr. and Mrs. Martin Pnw.M M,.
and Mrs. J. W. McGarghan have returned
from aa few days' stay with Mr. nnd Mrs.
J. T. O'Byrno In New York city. O. E.
Barttett left Monday evening on a busi
ness trip to Boston and Providence.
Master John Cunningham, who has been
visiting his grandfather, M. Murphy, tho
past week, returned Saturdny to his home
In Dorchester, Mass. Mr. and Mrs. L. E.
Douglass and eon, Kenneth, were the
guests of Mrs. Douglass's father. Mr.
Ferguson, In Burlington, over Sunday.
The meeting of the Loulso M. Smiley
Circle of King's Daughters has been
postponed one week. Mr. and Mrs. A.
Rivers were called to Wlnooskl Friday
by the serious Illness of their son, who
Ib attending school thoro. C. E. Sabens
has been visiting his son, Richard, In Al
bany, N. Y for several days. Richard
Burke, of Burlington, was among the
visitors In town Monday. There was a
good attendance at the dance given at I
the New theater Monday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Drlnkwatcr are vis
iting friends In Starksboro. Harold Swln
ycr Is ill with the chicken-pox. J. G.
Fuller has movod Into the N. C. Spraguo
hoube, recently vacated by Clayton Carl,
who has moved on the farm he bought
of C. J. and G. W. Smith. Tho mid-week
prayer-meeting was held at the home ot
Mrs. C. J. Norton. Madeline Miller spent
tho week-end at her home here. Word
was received Sunday of the death of J.
W. Johnson, of Bristol, a former resident
of this town. Mrs. Wallace Benway Is
visiting her' daughter In Rutland. II. A.
Truax was at his home over Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Johnson and Mr.
ind Mrs. B. E. Morrill wero In Burling
ton recently. Tho Missionary society will
meet with Mrs. B. F. O'Brien Thursday.
The dance at Grange hall Friday night
was well attended. Mrs. H. Gregory has
returned from visiting relatives and
friends In Waterbury.-Angus Tomllnaon,
u ouymuur, uonn., wno visited his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Tomllnson, last
week, has returned home. His son, Ralph,
who has been staying with his grand
parents, accompanied him. John Smith
was at home from Underbill Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bartlett, of Under
bill Center, are visiting their parents, Mr.
ai'n.MrS' J" H" Smlth--Mrs- J- Tatro and
children nre spending a few days with
her mother, Mrs. E. M. Gilo. The Misses
Irene and Vivian York and Mrs. Lewis
Lntullppe visited MIsh Marietta York In
Jonesvllle Sunday. G. R. Gilo was in
uurungton Monday.-Mrs. P. C. Locko
will entertain thc Ladles' Aid and Will-
( Ing Workers societies March 12
urace Blierwood nnd her mother,
nlph Sherwood left Friday
for Plnehurst. N C. where they
remain for about six weekB.
r na Ma ov. a nradimlo nt (h.
suss Elvlna Malloy, a graduate of the
Brattleboro hospital, and head nurse at
tho Sherwood sanitarium, will bo In
charge dur'ng Dr. Rt erwood'H nb-en.-e
News has been received of the death
of Miss Marllla Elizabeth Swett, which
occurred at the home of her brohter,
lr. William Plummer Swett, at South
ern Pines. N. C, February 24. Miss
Swett was a former resident of this
city. Sho was a member of the house
hold of tho late Hon. and Mrs. Herbert
Bratnerd, acting as governess to the
children of this family.
Guy G. Burnell, who has Just received
his final discharge from the navy, after
his 10th trip on tho transport Agamemnon
to Brest, Frnnce. has returned lo his
home on South Main street. Mr. Burnell
made eight trips during the war and two
feinco tho signing or the armistice.
The report of Dr. W. B. Arnold, city
health officer, for February shows a total
of 21 cases of communicable diseases dur-
Ing the month, 20 of scarlet fever and one
of diphtheria. At present there aro 12
cases of scarlet fevor, which Is a do-
cruase of about 50 per cont. from the
number at tho beginning several weeks
ago. There were 14 deaths In tho city
during the month.
.irs. i.stner aiarsna, wno underwent
an operation nt the St. Albans hospltnl
threo weeks ago, has returned to her
home In Enosburg Falls. Sho was accom-
..nni...i i ... l. .. ....
iiiicu nor uu(iiici, .miss wmiraa
Marsha, night sujiervlsor at the hospital
the last few months, who expects to re
main with her mother about two months.
Tho Rev. S. W. Anthony, who has
been overseas several months with tho
Y. M. C. A., landed In New York Sat
urday morning and telephoned Mrs.
Anthony of his safe arrival. Mrs.
Anthony left this city for Now York
A daughter was born to Mr. William
O. Campbell of Milton February J6.
Mrs. Campbell, who before her mar-
Cllve Qulmby, who was d member of
the original Machine Gun Company, 103rd
Battalion, 20th Dlvls.on, has been chosen
I ..no of th 100 American soldiers to do
uieseruKcr Durvitu ui nmenenn peace
cominibslon. Ho has been In Paris since
tho nrrlvnl of tho peace commission. Ho
received this honor after ho had recov
ered from pneumonia contracted while
at the front In tho last big drive
Dorothy, the 16-year-old daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Kimball Chynuwoth of
Lincoln avenue, died Monday morning at
7:30 o'clock affer an Illness of three
months. Tho funeral was held at the
houoe Wednesdny morning, the Rev. D.
O, Guest officiating. Tho body was
taken to Barre on train No. 2 for burial.
Besides her parents, the deceased Is sur
vlvcd by ono brother, who Is a student
at Cornell University, miss Chynoweth
camo to this city lust September to enter
the sophomoro class of tho high school.
Miss GladyB Strong, who for several
months, was employed by the United
Statos food administration for Vermont,
apd who later acted on the start of The
MeHscnger, has so"0 Montpeller, where
she has scoured a position as stenographer
In the office of the State department of
A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs.
Loo Nevlns nt tho St, Albans hospital
MImm A 1 1 fn Tfnnriatt ttt lTaltu
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wno line been nt tho St. Albans hospltnl
the past few months, has returned to
Enosburg Falls, whero she will bo nt
tho homo of Mr. and Mrs. V, A. Irish for
a time. Miss Kendall returned to tho
hospital here about 10 (lays ago from
Montreal, where she was In tho Royal
Victoria hospital a few weeks. Her condl-
tlon Is somewhat Improved.
George E. Hull and MIbs Pearl Kcllott.
ooin 01 mis city, wero married nt me
vestry of St. Luke's Episcopal Church
Saturday evening, tho Rov. George W.
Smith performing the ceremony. Tho
couple was attended by Miss Sadie
Kellett, a sister of tho bride and Earle
Robert Davis has recolvcd his final
mscnarg" from the service at Camp
DuvonB " has resumed his position
as manager of tho Oroat Atlantic
Pacific Tea company's store hero.
News has been received of the mar
riage of Miss Nellie Wlnlfrod O'Neill,
tlnughter of Mr. and Mrs. John O'Neill
of Harkncss, N. Y., and Thomas J.
Smith, son of Mrs. John Smith of this
wnicn iook piace ai hi. uainer-
1no.a churrh. ninJnnviit. r v
The Ju;era, or Mrs A1t;o ,CoadlnB)
Hodge, wife of Gilbert Hodge of South
Main street, who died nt her homo Tues-
uay even I II tar of RtrpntnrMn Infant. nn will
ZJL "'Fll J"?"?"' W "
two o'clock the Rev. nTn .TL
of the Methodist Episcopal Church of-
Relating. The body will be placed In the
is " "wum uavu iit-cii i years om April o - ....... . .
4. Besides her husband, she is survived h-oro music and rending followed. A
by three children, Dorothy, Marjorle nnd B0- tlmo with dancing and cards was
Frederick; one brother, Fredorlck A. enjoyed by tho Masonic bodies at a so
Codding; and by her grandmother, Mrs. , -'al -n banquet hall Friday evening. Re
Allce Miller, of this city. freshments were served. Mry. E. J. Par
Mrs. B. S. Hogaboom died Wednesday molee returned Saturday from a few
morning at 7:43 o'clock at the, home of
her son, James Hotaboom, on the Shel-
don road. The funeral arrangements
havo not been completed. Mrs. Hoga
boom Is survived by one daughter, Mrs.
C. D. Powers, of the Kellog road and
six sons, Arthur, Jamea and John of St.
Albans, Seph of Claremont, N. H.', i
Harry of Bellows Fulls and Howes, who
Is In Germany with tho American
John Lowell of this city was arraigned
before Judge Nathan N. Post In the
city court Tuesday afternoon, charged
' ...nt, l.r.it. . . V-,. . - .. i .
..,v uiavil LI 1 U iJVUUe ttllU UKKritVillCil
assault. He was sentenced to serve not
less than tlve months and 24 davs and
not more than six months In theHouso
of Correction at Rutland, and costs of
$10.65. On failure to pay tho fine and
costs, his sentence will be extended 30
days. He was taken to tho House of
Correction Wednesday morning by
Deputy Sheriff J. B. Alfred.
W. M. Rugg of St. Albans Hill has pur
chased the Sullivan farm of Mrs. C. E.
Sullivan. The consideration named was
J9.000 for farn and stock.
The first official act of II. M. Drennan,
tho new mayor of the city of St. Albans,
after taking the oath of office late Tues
day afternoon after the election had been
declared by Mayor H. W. Ballard, was
to re-appoint Chief of Police J. F.
Mahoney and Patrolman P. T. FItz-
1 , Ml . . .
Bcmiu. ine lerran oi tnese two men
expired Tuesday and It wns necessary
tor the new mayor to act immediately,
The appointments are temporary as con-
firmatlon by the city council Is required,
A "P00"" ot 1,16 "ew council.
v-ums irom ward live be Inn thn
only new member, ls subject to call of
Mayor Drennan and ho said that prob
ably It will be held this week.
The records In the adjutant-general's
office In Montpeller hhow that a Swanton
boy, Corporal Leonard A. Lord, was the
first Vcrmonter to be killed In action.
Corporal Lord was the son of Samuel
Lord, enlisted In the 103rd Machtno Gun
Battalion of the 2Gth Division and was
killed on April 12, 1918, after nearly nine
months of service overseas.
I Kendrick Ralph of Mount Carmel.
Conn., Is the guest of Miss Olga Smith.
Dr. and Mrs. C. E. Allen are passing a
1 week In New York. Miss Belle Donnan
1 passed the week-end with friends in
jknosburg Falls. Jack Smytho, who has
I been expert accountant at the Rem.ng-
ton U. M. C, for
been called elsewhere.-Mrs. James Mar -
tindale Is seriously 111 at the St. Albans
hoopltal.-Tho Shakespeare Club meets
lis nftarnnnn wllh r- m u..ii ,
mi Hiiernoon wun airs. is. is. uullard.
ZZ'u IlrtB.m?n Mo",ref1 pa?,led
week-end with Mrs. Borden.-Chaplaln
Arthur Rtnun wno V, A&i. i
, ; . " ntCh ,:"u Buat oi
"dating both at Swanton and Hlghgate
n Sunday. Chaplain Stone sailed Wed
nesday from Boston for a year's service
it Guam. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Webster
.nd Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Bradley left Sun
lay night for New York city, from which
placo they sailed yesterday for an ex
tended trip to South American points.
Swanton went wet by 47 votes the bal-
lots being 1S0-133. John P. Rice was1'1" lwu ,veeKB' na8 "turned to his
elected school director and D. R. Donald-
son, selectman. The town voted to give
the selectmen the right to appoint the
road commlssloner.-Mlss Martht -fhhnt
returned Monday from a few days passed
nt her home In Maiden, Mass. Mr. and
Mrs. B. S. Flint aro In Chelsea, Mass.,
called there by the HlneBs of Mr. Flint's
mother. Mrs. F. D. Lapelle Is out after
a several week's Illness,
mT . WCCT
Mrs. John Monialth. -hn i in nt
dropsy, Is falling rapidly.-Lewls Bodetto
is seriously 111 at ihn hnme nf i,u
ther, Joseph Bodette.-Miss Delia Austin
of West Enosburg is visiting her bister,
Mrs. W. J. McGrall.-Mr. and Mrs. Calvin
Rushford were recent guests of Mr nnd
Mrs. George Foster of East Hill -Mr
. . . -. . . ..
ana .Mrs. unancs i'oote vlslttvl at Horace
Rushford's, rccently.-Mrs. Joseph New-
city is visiting at Joseph Bodette's.
Austin McGrall hRs nn ewe that gave
birth to threo blnck Iambs. Mrs. Ezra
Blair of Rlchford and brother. William
Bashaw of South Rlchford, visited their
mother, Mrs. John Montelth recently
Mr. and Mrs. Georgo Jacobs nnd fnmlly
have been visiting Charles Paronto -
Mr. and Mrs. Rayo Jewott and family
visited relatives In Montgomery Center.
Sunday.-Mr. nnd Mrs. A. W. Ordawny
and grandson, Robert, visited at Fred
jeWetfs ono day last wcek.-MIss
Dlatha Murray and Gordon Barnes were
also guests at Mr. Jewetts.-Mr. and Mrs
Harvey Rushford nre visiting nt Charles
Elizabeth Smith Is visiting -her brother
In Fletcher and friends in Essex Junc
tion. A few of tho farmers of tho town
have started sugar making. Mrs. Aldrlch
and awo children of Lyndonvlllo arc visit
ing her sister, Mrs. O. A. Field.
At the annual town meeting, held Tues
day, the following town officers were
elected; Moderator, C. A. Hull; selectman1
toT throe years, Luther Kinney; lister for
,tiree yrs. wero; coneiaoie, a. c.
Derby; overseer of poor, A. C. Derby;
school director, L. B. Larabce; auditor,
C. A. Hull; road commissioner, W. C.
Johnson, A. W. Paxman; trustee public
money. C. A. Bowen; treasurer, C. A.
flowen: clerk, C. A. Bowcn; town grand
Jurors, C. A. Hull, R. H. Pond; town
agent, C. A. Hull; treo wardon. Charles
Ewlns; license vote, first class, yes S, no
63; fifth class, yes 9, no 47; tax voted 3.45.
Tho following resolution, called the
"Good Roads Resolution," was adopted;
"Resolved, that the eeloctraen appoint a
mmtttil. flint ll.rt D(ileitm.n umnlnt i
' " - . ",'1 -
uny in .iuiio next, caned goon roads day.
when nil public spirited citizens of tho
town will gtvi? a day with teams, If they
liavo teams, fice of rhargo, under tho
supervision of tho solcc.tme'n, for tho Im-
provement of the highways In town."-
Mrs. W. H. Armstrong- was In St. Albans
Monday to consult a doctor about hor
arm, which was broken somo time ago.
People In this community were very
worry 10 near m mo ucaiu or uaviri
Grant of East Franklin, which occurred
Monday morning. Mr. Grant had many
friends hero and will be sadly missed
by all. C. A. Hull nnd Kenneth Wetd re-
turned to tholr duties at Montpeller
Wednesday, after tho town meeting va
A very pleasant surprise wa sprung on
tho Rev. nnd Mrs. W, Ti. Dilkashlrc
Friday evening when It was disclosed
that the object of the soclnl by tho threo
adult classes of tho Sunday School In thc
home of M. P. Porly wni to present
them a sum of money as a free-will offi-
erlng by tho church. After some musical
numbers and a reading by Mrs. C. O.
Aboil. S. S. Hall madn the nresentatlon
which was of cash and checks laid In a
book with the tltlo "Song of Love" by
uiuiiihiuhui iiiu fmuum ui wio
contribution wa not nnnn.mM h.it wnB
Henry Drummond. The pmount of the
understood to be 76. Mr Dukeshlre was
completely unnerved, hav'ng only had It
Intimated that ho would bo expected to
days' trip to Burlington whera she visited
'n the home of her cousin, L. A. Walker.
Friday evening she spoke at a meeting
In Milton. Mrs. C. F. Rawson and daugh
ter, Mary Elizabeth, wero In St. Albans
Friday. Mrs. .1. H. Burns of Rlchford
passed a few days last week In town.-
Jtrs- Charles Marsha returned from St.
Albans Saturday where sho had been
In the hospital n few wpoUb following
nn operation. She Is much Improved.
The Rev. Stead Thornton of Montgom
ery, will give an address In tho
Methodist Church Thursday evening In
thft Internet nt ihn rcnlonuru
- w ' J
1 F W" R0)1 finished putting In the
8UPPlJ' of lc for the village, Friday.
i aeoree Hognn of St. Albans was In
town on ousmess, .laiurouy. A son,
Carleton Wonson, was born to Dr. and
Mrs. II. D. Hlnman, Friday. Mrs. OHn
Merrill returned Saturday from a May
of a few weeks at tho home of her
daughter, Mrs. Roy E. Strohecker, who
Is recovering from an attack of ptomaine
poisoning. Miss Mao Kimball passed
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Perley.
Orlaff Holden of Belmont, Mass., who
registered hero nnd was recently dis
charged, arrived In town Monday and la
a guest In the home of OHn Merrill.
Town meeting passed with but little
frlctlon. The articles on whether the
town would vote to pay the house and
light rents on the building used as a
sanitarium struck a snag and after
some discussion wa passed over. A
very pleasing variety was the num
ber of ladles present. The percentage
according to number eligible was In
i favor of tho women. Mr. and Mrs.
F. W. Roble and daughter Miriam went
to' Franklin ?.! '.-
visit with Mrs. Roble's s'ster, Sirs.
Howard Horskln. Miss Rule Kimball,
who has been In Bellevue hospital In
New York city a few months, has re
turned and entered the St. Albans hos
pital, where she Intends to finish a
training course aa nurse. She passed
a few days with her mother thin week.
Miss Aura Kendall, who has been
In -St. Albans and Montreal hospitals
a few months past for treatment, has
returned here and la with her aunt,
Mrs. V A. Irish. Mr. and Mrs. An
drew Porter of Rlchford passed a few
days last week among frlonds here.
Mrs. H. H. Budd. Jr., and son, II. IL
Budd, third, left Friday on their re
turn to their homa In Snrlnirflalii
Mass., after passing a week In the home'
of II. H. Budd. F. H. Downey from
T. 1 ! V. V. . . i- . , .
Hor In town Mondav.Mr T mm'.
er and daughter have returned to St.
, a bans a fter Zf . 7.. wltn
Mrs Miller's parents M an r, u
udd -Mrs. H E Towle o "south
"- lOWie.Ot bOUtrt
Vrr.r,uiit. ,i.im j i...
L. H. Pomeroy. who with Mr. Pomero'y
was in St Albans Wednesday. H. Z
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rairbanKs was in 8t Albans Mondav.
Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Savage visited Mr.
Savage's mother, Mrs. Ella Savage, In
East Berkshire Sunday. Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Ovltt visited at the home of E. W.
Lnplant at East Enosburg February 24.
Ell Wetherby of Hlllwest, who has
si " ! B' uron wetherby.
, J"8, 5J"'wa' '
L!L "f Mj!?u
entertained a few
home Tuesday. The
"'",u" ? 11,0 P"naay anniversary
oi Mrs. Morway. Mrs. C. A. Craig Is
passing a few days In Lowell, Mass. Mr.
nnd Mrs. Arthur Spencer were In Bromo.
Quo., last week to attend the funeral of
a sister-in-law, Mrs. Fred Spencer.
Mrs. Charles Austin and Mrs. Fred
Ovltt visited at the home of ElmuV
Kelley. Thursday. Arthur Spencer lost
a valuable cow last week. Ezra Austin
of Berkshire visited his son. eharlni
. AtiBtln, Suudav
-v, . .
, mo"e' rec,vo for ,no '"""rr iwwn
mMt,nB day w111 s twrd the ceractery
Instead of tho Red Cross as stated
.... work. Mr. nnd 1rn. .lnc.nh T
L ; "-a..i
,yc. rc,un"u art" spending a few days
In .Montpeller. Mike Boozan returned
Thursday night from Illinois.
Mr. and Mrs. Jose Leach, Mr. and
Mrs. D. J. Call and Mre. E. E. Tinker
spent several days the past week In
Montpeljer. Ralph Carpenter has re
ceived his dlhchargo from the army and
has arrlvod home.-Some of the formers
have commenced sugarlng.-Ernest
Blanehard of Cambridge is working ut
Ira Grecn's.-Mra. Harold Stebblns and
.mm ui wiuoiuii, mso, are viniuug ai
the homo of her brother, Perley Evans,
-Frederick Chates Is working for Cojt
Grant's condition remains i
. . TJ I. n.lll. Ua
w.u.u ui ui.uiui',1 i. I..., .i ..'.n"cr. ;
Mrs. E. C. Ellbworth.-H. R. Olmstead j
wns iqwrated upon Thursday at the St,
Albans hospital. Ills symptoms teem
favorable. Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Olmstead
wcre at the home of E. W. Olmstead
Thursday. E. II. Chamberlln and E. W.
Olmstead returned Thursday evening
from St. Albans, whero they had accom
panied 11. It. Olmstead to the hospital.
I. Livingston has gone to
Mass., where she will visit
,.t th home of her mother.-At the closo
0f the mld-ycar examinations nf the
rtlchford high school the following Is a
statement of ranking pupils. All students
are expected to earn at least 16 points
per half year. These pupils havo earned
J 20 or more; Class VI, Mae Austin. 24.SG;
nerti,a C. Elliott, 22; Kntlmryn Ollbcrt,
j,. venia Pntton. 21.8; Geiiuvlovo Miller.
I !Ii2: Alma Wilcox. 20.0. CIiiph IV, Oamnn
j Chaffee, 25..M; Dorothy Thayer. 22.8;
t nessle Hltrhcoek, 22; Clair Uideu, i0.s;
j Codrcl Combs, 20.15. CIui.b III, Doris
VAMa II m. n..t. ....... ma. i
. ..I I II": I , !.W , 4Oin AUB11I1, M.t.
tnhnrw. nf. ri.n niitwn vr.
lnhop f31' (C,cne Bllllnga.
CIen Comings, 2L7; Dwlght Drew, 21.6:
Louise Read, 21.60; Hattlo MaAJtlstor,
21.3,1; Beryl Llbbey, 21.16- Norrls Bashaw
,,..,. n n,..MI
, ' lmmon" W0"' J)-S(i' Margaret
ulllnss, 20.8; Asa Llvlngaton, 20.l. Clasa
11, Emily Anderson, 22.53; Mahlon Taylor,
21.53. MurJorlo Dewlne 21.12.
Private Edward Wilson, son of Mr. and
Mm, George Wilson, who has recently
returned from France, and received hla
discharge, from Camp Men-It, Now
Jersey, during the past week, returned
I to his home In this place Saturday
I morning. Private Wilson was badlr
I gassed In action last April. John Dlxson
and Boardman Bosworth of Burlington
were guests at the home of Mr. and Mm.
H, II, Comings over the week end.
The toplo Sunday morning at th
Methodist Episcopal Church will be.
"snl me.wono" owning, "The
"en"lr Jesus. -Mrs. 11. Mougo and
Ba."' ura'un- WK-ena with
at Newport. The Rev. Stead
l1'""10" '8 w.ay U'l?.WClk 1" oentenanr
a lv. i. . . .
A,bans "Pltnl. Is reported much Im-
...in. a n.ci JJUII, WHO IS &L HL
vtn'l".Ma2!,r. h" moYed ,nt
pV" .n 'enT at te hotel at MontsWar
c'0Xr.-Arden LaPlant haV moved Into
employment with the Trout River Co.
Kenneth Cassnvant ls very 111. Miss
Geratdlne Downey has been very 111 for
two weeks.-Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Swan
wero in Rlchford. Monday. Harley
Thomas haa gone to Boston to work In
a Woolworth store.
D. A. Grant, who has been critically 111
with pneumonia and complications, died
Monday morning. The fimeial was
held Tuesday forenoon at the house. Mr.
r,ant 13 survived by his wife, threo
children, Clarence, Delbert and Marlon,
his mother, three brothers, Charles of
Fairfield, J nelson and Everett of West
Franklin nnd one sister, Mrs. Emmett
Weld of Berkshire. Mr. Grant hud lived
here about 14 years, driving tha stage
from here to Rlchford for elglu years,
he then bought the Mullen fern. He
was an active member of the Methodist
Church, a very regular attendant at all
church services. E. W. Otmstend was In
St. Albans over Sunday to see his father,
who Is at the hospital. E. II. Broe u il
Miss Marcla Broe were at East Bei U
shlrc, Saturday. W. O. Salt'ord Una
moved back from Rlchford Mlsa
Florence Rooney has returned to SU
A delightful evening was spent Februa
ry 26 at the home of F. W. Sheiards,)ii,
when his friends aMd neighbors to tha
number of sixty aud upwards, met to
congratulate him on the elghty-thlnj
anniversary of his birthday. Under tha
nanagement of M. J. Hopkins, principal
of Bellows Free Academy, an informal
program was rendered, consisting of
f ongratulatory and remln'scen" n-l-dresscs
by the Rev. E. Sanderson, A. B.
Beeman, Mrs. J. S. Howard H. D.
Shepardson and others and singing by
ncmbers of the Baptist Church choir, (f
which Mr. Shepardson has been leader
Jiiore than CO years. Mr. Shepardson wa;
taken wholly by surprise and icgretted
that he- was unprepared to entertain thu
crowd, but when a ,..indsome five pound
box of chocolato and a beautiful bis
birthday cako with ST blazing canrUcs
were presented him, he felt that the lack
wns supplied. Ice cream and cake were
erved and after refreshments a general
y of oV-tln.p h"""ns and songs were
enjoyed. Mr. Shepurdaon's only child,
i'amile Alfred of Burlington, was
present. Mr. Shepardson Is a remark
ably well preserved man. He has been
one of the trustees of Bellows Free
Academy since that Institution was
opened. Ho also has the whole care of
,h9 vlllaS0 water system which is owned
uy Dciuiwn r reo rtraucrny anil many a
stormy night when the villagers aro lost
lu slumber Mr. .Shepardson and "Hilly"
to the pumping nation In the rain
to stop the pump that there mny bo no
ater pumped into the rescrvol.
S. S. llrlgham also pa.ss-ed i' A
eisniy-mira oirinuay a lew nays a o.
The tlrst annual banquet of thu li ,lon
Christian Endeavwr society, took iila hi
the Methodist Church vestry Friday
Tables seating weve decora jed In
! pink and green with attractive menu
cards, toast lists, and song lerlets at
eacli plate. Amusing choruses m honor
of various members wero frequently
sung as well as familiar mcliilts. Tho
toast lUst Included a dozan hncakers. al
of whom spoku with fenthuslasni and
three special musical numbers were
given. The banquet lo tho outcome of a
red and blue ormtcst begun two months,
ago In which points wero scored for at
tendance at nnd liai'ttclnatlon in meet
ings and oliurch t-erviees. The reds led
till tho lait night when tho blues shot
20 polnlH ahead with a total score nf ?!?
points. The reds,, as a penalty for lo -Ing,
served thc banquet. In a plinMiv;
manner under the direction of tlv v. i-
' tain, Miss .Maude Cowan. The ,0"l
was started In November , i.ii holm
meetings alternately In thi (. tliodit
nnd Bapttat vestries A coni'niiiilty f.h x
will b) held In B. F. A. hull at 7 i..
Thursday evening. March o A shoi t
j special program will be given followed
ny n numuer ot songs by rll iu-t.ytnt. U
' hoped this will lepd to rn'i'i" cot
munlty sings In the future.-Tho Ladle
Village Improvement .society ecned
dinner aa usual on town mectlnir dav
. , . ... . .
v.. u. ancparunin ana ..iiss Hel i
Shepardson, who him. liven spending thu
winter In Colorado with friends, are -pected
home Hum neck. The l'n
Christian Endeavor society will hul'i i
"poverty social" wii.i Mrs. ni .Mclendy
at the home of Mr. and .Mrs. ,lol-!s
Rogers Saturday evening. Tho rvjrular
monthly business meetlntc will l h-ld tit
this time. Mr. Sheuardsim will rn-n o..
young people to .Mr. Uuci-ra wi'h lila
truck.-Mrs. Mltcli-'ll, Mist U'cu
Mitchell, Miss Cowan and G. H. I.nwton
were among those who islled Burling,
i ton, Saturday .-Mrs. John Vincent his
gono to tho St. Albans hospital for treat-
menl. The Ked t'rops society will meet
Thursdny nfteriionn for work with Mrs.
W. II. King on South Mrcet. J. n. sim.i.i'
and M. E. Shedd wern in lltiriininn
Saturday. Tho former ltMll.llnol nt l.a
I. .. . ... .
nofpuni tor treaiinout. .Miv,. it c Bal-
laM Konnoth Ballard spent tha
week-end In MiiriJngton.
The following t.n. iiiTOI., ,,
t,l Tuesday; Moderator, D, Stewart;
l.ffn ..l.lplF II TI 1 ann
town cierK, u. 11. Lawvu,. ,
director tor tnreo years, c. lr-artrsn;
trustee ueiiows Free Academy for 0110
year, C. II. Brush; trustee Bellows Frco
Acadnpy for two years, G, L. Butter;
trusteo Bellows Freo Academy for Ave
years, II. I. Goodsell; lister for threo
years. D. J. Stevens; selectman for threo
years, G. L. Butter; road commissioner,
first district, George Drlnkwiuc; road
commlnsloner, second district, 'Benjamin
Chcrrler; overseer of poor, I. W. PnrrlB;
collector of taxes, G. T. Rooney; town
treasurer, G. H. Lawton; auditor for
three years, C. E. Goodsell; grand Jurors,
I. W. Parrls, Oeorgo Gillian; constable,
K. Parrls; trustee of library for flvo
vears, Miss Abblo Kendeld; voted tax of
2.50. Miss Cecil Reynolds hus gono to
Burlington to attend Business College.
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