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THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS AND TIMES: THURSDAY, MARCH G, 1919r
HAPPENINGS IN VERMONT
Continued from lingo three)
Grand Isle County
ALBURG
-On .Sunday, March 1, nt tho Coiu?roga
tloiml Church, morning servlco will bo
held nt 10:30, conducted, by tho pastor:
Kundny t-chool at 11:43, general lesson
MibJcct "Joshua, 1'atrlot and Lender,"
Christian Endeavor at 7 p. m, Tho nicot
ine will take tho form of a debate. Sub
ject "Will rrohllilllon 1'romoto Temicr
nnco?" Leader of alllrniatlvo Mr.
Peterson, leader or negative II. A.
HIcc, chairman M. F. Cargll. The Red
Cross concert given by tho pupils of Ml.
Wilder of Burlington,- at Alburg last
tveck, noltcd $55 for the local branch.
SOUTH HERO.
Lleul. Stanley 1'lkc of Fort Ethan Allen
passed Sunday with his parents at
Keclcr's Hay. Lorotto Carron spent tho
week-end with her parents, Dr. and Mrs.
N .1 Carron. Roberts Landon has re
turned from overseas and Is at the home
of his mother, who Is seriously 111, Mrs.
Ella G. Goodon Is caring for Mrs. M, 1',
Landon.- Lucy Allen Wells and children
nf Poughkoopslo nro guests of Mr. and
Mrs Ray Allen. Prank LaRoso, who was
foverely woundodivorseas, Is home again.
Louis Savage went Friday to tho Pllts
ford sanatorium for treatment. Joseph
Crotcjiu of Denver, Colo., Is visiting his
slater, Mrs. Henry Lawrence. The mov
ing epidemic Is prevalent. Bert Gordon
find mother havo moved to IJomlo Mall's
farm David Ducharnie, who for several
years lias managed the Gardner Brewer
farm, will movo to the Gordon plnce.
Frank Hnll and family will reside In
Randolph the coming year. Wesson
Rleau of Grand Isle has moved to Mrs,
W. It, Skinner. Mrs. Allco Sclhy spent
Sunday at North Itydo Park.-C. C.
Draper and grandson, llar'j Lawyer,
passed Sunday In Fairfield with tho
former's daughter, Mrs. Androw Lawyer.
-Miss Wlnnlfrcd Hedoll ot Enosburg
Falls and nephew, Wendell Olll of Bran
don, camo Monday for a visit with rela
tives and friends. Carroll Taylor Is
confined from tho erfcctB ot a fall on tho
Ico having received a badly bruised Itnoo.
-Miss Mlnnlo Illlss, II. S. N who has
passed two weeks with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. L. C. ltllss, loft Monday on her
return to Boston to resume her work at
tho Charlestown navy yard. Mrs, T. 11.
Baldwin of Wells River camo Monday to
visit her sister and husband, Mr. and
Mrs. Ocorgo V. Brown.
At tho town meeting F. G.
Fleetwood was chosen moderator;
clerk nnd treasurer, 15. 8. Robin
son; selectman, G. 15. Smith; over
Robliison; selectman, G. 15. kmlth; over
seer ot poor, O. II. Chaffeo; constable, 15.
T. Ityder; collector, D. A. LaFountaln;
lister for 'three years, It. D. Newland;
auditor, A. II. Slayton; trustee of public
llbrarv, W. M. Sargent; grand Juror. T.
C. Cheney, W. II. Towne; legal agent,
F. G. Fleetwood; school director, G. P.
Drown; M. H. White, re-elected as ceme
tery commissioner. A tax ot $2.75 on tho
dollar was voted. Tho usual appropri
ations were made. License vote, yes GO,
no II.", second question, yes 33, no 111.
The following sums were appropriated:
$2TO for 'Memorial Day; $200 for fireman;
$200 fur band; $200 each for Morrlstown
and Pleasant View cemetery associa
tions. Tho town
for Its Olivers. It was voted to refund i
tho poll tax of every man, who lmd paid ,
such tax for MIS before entering the ser- j
vlco of his country, In army and navy,
excepting that of Capt. W. T. Slayton, (
who mado tho motion. On motion of Dr. j
W. T. Slayton, the free uso of tho town
hall was granted tho Bed Cross, for tho i
Bounty has rooms at W. M, Reynold's.
A farewell rccoptlon was given Mr, and
Mrs. F. 1. Blnlfldcll at Morse's hall Tues
day, which was well attended. A load
went from hero to Watervltlo Friday to
tho danco. "Tho Conqueror" was given
In movies at the town hall Tuuadny eve
ning to a good house. Saturday evening
Mario Wnlcnmp Is to bo shown In
"Tongues ot Flame." M. S. Itawley was
at Fprt Ethan Allen AVcdncsday.
STOWE
Frederic Sativllle, aged 78, died about
thrco o'clock Friday morning nt tho homo
of Mr. nnd Mrs, Dustln Lacknrd nafter 10
days' Illness from erysipelas following In
fluenza. Mr. Sativllle leaves nlno chil
dren: Mrs. Dustln Lackanl ot Stowe,
Mrs. Frank Trayhan of Morrlsvlllc, Alex
ander and Clarence Sauvlllo ot lras
burg, George, Joseph and Leonard of Lit
tloton, N. II., William of Franklin Falls,
N. 11., and Levi with Mrs. Lacknrd In
Stowe. Mr. Sauvlllo burled his wlfo In
April, 1918, after 51 years of married life,
passed mostly In Irnsburg and Eden,
Their eldest child, a daughter, died at St
years of age. Tbero arc 11 grandchildren
and Mr. Sauvlllo leaves a sister, Mrs. Mar
tin Trutieart ot Irasburg. The icmalns
were taken to Irasburg for burlnl Sat
urday. Mrs. Trayhan nnd Mrs. Leonard
Sauvlllo havo been here to help care for
Mrs. Sativllle. Mr. Sauvllle was a veteran
of tho Civil War, serving from 180.1 to tho
und of tho war In Company I, (1th !. II.
Infantry.
Mrs. Clara Douglnss Sargent, wlfo of
ond constable, A. Il, Straw; agent to
prosecuto nnd defend suits, A, A. I'lkc; li
brary commissioner for live years, W. 11.
Collins; cemetery commissioner, 15. B.
Gale; treo warden, B. G. Godfrey; agent
to deed leal cstnto, A. A. I'iko; school
director for three yenrs, F, 15. SlafTord;
It wan voted to rulso a tax of $2.50; to ap
propriate $310 for lighting tho village
streets; $500 for State highway fund; $50
for tho public llhrnry; $25 for tho obser
vnnco of Memorial Day nnd $30 for uso
of Stowo military Band. It wns voted to
abate tho poll tuxes of soldiers for IMS,
to refer tho matter of school house for
Sterling to tliu school directors and to
pass over the artlclo referlng to pay the
teachers when they didn't teach. A res
olution was adopted, providing that an
expert bo employed to audit tho
treasurer's accounts from Il2 to 1918 In
clusive. The llccnso vote wns yes 35, no
GO.
BELVIDERE CENTER
Mr. and Mrs. .1. o. Thomas havo been
visiting tho former's brothers In St.
Jojinsbury for a few days. Mrs. Mary
Potter hns roturneds home nftcr visiting
her daughter, Mrs. Nellie May, of
Canaan, the Inst two weeks. Llttlo
Brandon Potter has been 111 for thco last
few days. Superintendent L. E. Bell of
Johnson wns In town, Wednesday. Din
ner was served at the Modern Woodman
of America hall, TueBday, for tho benefit
of tho lied Cross. Proceeds $11.40.
School began Monday of Inst week, with
Mrs. Lillian Ivcrson of Mlddlebury, ns
.Inckson Sargent, died nt their homo on. teacher. Fred Ilolbrook wns quite ill the
Maplo street about seven o'clock on 1 '"st "f Hio week, but Is better nt this
IL' irim-n.1 j tioui,,..- i ---- - , ,.,
voted to furnish bonds 1 tho morning of Mnrch 1 after a long wimn,.
P L. Boblnson's farm and George Illeatt ycnr onsuB.Hon. and Sr. T. Cheney
illncFS with chronic brlght's disease.
Mrs. Sargent wns 72 years ot ago and
was the daughter ot Joseph, and Mary
Trudoau Douglass. She was born In
Ilermon, N. 11.. but passed tho most
of her llfo In Morrlstown nnd Stowe,
Besides her husbnnd, Mrs. Sargent
leaves two step-sons, Dr. Howard 15.
Sargent of Island Pond and Wnlter M.
EDEN
The Bed Cross mot with Mrs. C. B
Whlttemoro Saturday. 11. W. Fmcry wns
In Johnson Wednesday. Leon Shufclt has
returned homo from tho arm'. Mrs.
Lizzie Heed returned from Johnson Wod
l nesdny, whero sho has had work. Mrs.
Fred Rushford has rcturnod homo from
whero sho has
van received
Dean Gilchrist
Burke. Mr. Ome has been the successful .,,,.,' ,,,,' .,, .nu lntt,Hor, and two brothers, Moses Douglass of Newnor, whch O,.curo,i i.-rifiny from
manager of the creamery tho past year.,.. , ' 'returning t hlsof stowe, am 1' roderick Douglass, , nM nccl(Icnt mct wlt whn s1(1nB, rfc
Mr. Roberts succeeds Mr. Orne.-.Mr. nnd '" :"paed "ho night at "'0!c wl'e,rca '"V" "27 n bright, attractive boy of ten, who
Mrs. Guy It. Horton of Burlington were . ., , , .,, --i . ' "o
rpfpnl v nt HiHr farm on 1 lip west BMoro. . . ... . ...i i . tUf
f rnrurii n n mxi. mnrninir laimi'u miu i r- ... . . n..
will work tho adjoining farm of Mrs. "C. I jeft Wedncsd'nv morning for' New York, lenient of Morrlsvllle; a step-son nnd I tl)0 Fnnny Anen hoaI)llal, wh
W Petty.- Wo regret to lose T. D. Orno , M , , , un . daughter by a former mnrraBo. Harry j ,,ccn for llVo weeUs.NeWfl w
m'"!1!0 .'".i1 m operation5 upon his face. If found ' "1M,'m Mo o" nn e a ; "nl"rda- .f ,hP.".etltl nf ?
The Itcv. George Perry of Chester is In
town Something unusually Interesting Is
promised for March 7 at tho Congrega
tional vestry. There will be a speaker
fiom out-of-town, community singing and
refreshments. The social Is under the
uusplces of tho Christian Kndeavnr. Tho
ladles of Lake Cliamplaln Chapter, D. A.
II., nre planning to give a military whist
par'y at South Hero Inn In the near
future. The date will be announced later.
-We are glad to learn that Aunt Mary
I'rindle of Grand Isle Is much bettor at
this writing. -Wesson Bleau and Georgo
Blenu are at Mrs. B, L. Roblnrou and
Mrs. C. W. Petty's.
GRAND ISLE
5Ir and Mrs. Kdwnrd Dubuque re
turned Monday from their wedding trip.
Harvey Chamberlln nnd Miss Ada I ng for an Indefinite stay at the homo ot
Salter of Alburg were married nt Alburgi Mr. and Mrs. Otto Blodgett. The condl
March 1. A few of the friends ot Mr. and tlnn of Mrs. G. D. Bickford, who has
Mrs. P.. 15. Minckler met at their homo , been 111 for a week, is not as favorable.
Tuesday. It was the 23rd anniversary of ( Mrs. Neil Patch of Fletcher wan a
their marriage. Music and games were guest Wednesday of her sister, Mrs.
roturn homo next morning fainted
fell to the Moor breaking tho cheek bone.
George W. Currier of Springfield, a
former resident, is passing a few days
with friends In town. Mrs. Luella Smith
of Wells Itlver Is a guest for a few days
of her sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs.
George W. Brown. Mrs. Lloyd C. Uobln
son left Wednesday for Manchester, N.
II., where Dr. Bobhibon Is now located.
After a short visit there, she will go to
Fort Brady,, Sault St. Marie, Michigan,
for a visit of six weeks with her brother
nnd wife, Capt. Lincoln F. Daniels Miss
May, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. W.
Clark, Is 111 with measles. Fred Gilbert,
one of Morristown's progressive farmers,
died Monday at two o'clock. Tho funeral
was held Thursday, from his late home.
Mrs. Ned Davis and young child of
Jericho, arrived here Wednesday morn
scconu nun imru lll,L.M u, . . ,,, , -i,ia ,,r.. b i, ,i
home economics department of'.. ,.,,, ,, ,,, ,,, ,lnr. .
summer in town each year, It being tho
girlhood homo of his mother. A daugh
ter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Iloger Tatro
February 21. Clarence Baker la laying
olt from his work at M. L. Tillolson's
because of two cracked ribs.
school building Friday evening. Ico
cream and cako mado by the pupils
in class wore served. Games wero
played and a short progrnm Included
solos by Mildred Patterson and Blon
dlno Beauchcmln. tho latter singing n
song In French. The proceeds, $10,50,
nre to be used for the purchase of a
bread mixer to bo given ns a prize i A community sing was conducted at
for the best loaf of bread made by the American House on Monday night,
a student of tho home economies do- Miss Myrtle Wallace was in charge,
partmcnt. assisted by Rudolph D. Bryon of tho
I
CAMBRIDGE
grado here, left Saturday for Chnteaugay,
N, Y whero sho Is to remain for ft
tlmo with relatives, Her husband, Dr.
Freemnn, has not yot been discharged
from servlco and may not bo homo for
ftomo time. Senator nnd Mrs. Clinton
Adnms camo from Montpellcr Saturday
to visit Mr. nnd Mrs. J. n. Adams over
Sunday. Mrs. John DuBols nnd youngest
son went to Montpellor Frldny to pass
Sunday with tho former's mother, Mrs.
Thomas Glsbome. Miss Bernlco Davis, a
teacher In Bethel, wns In town Saturday
to consult Dr, .1. P. Clifford. Mrs. Lucius
Webb was In town on Saturday to visit
her husband nt tho sanitarium. Mr. Webb
has been as comfortable as could bo ex
pected for tho last few days. Mr. and
Mrs. Kdward Nichols moved from urain-
tree Friday and havo taken rooms In
tho Martin block on Randolph avenuo.
The Woman's llollct Corps gavo a
plens.ant surprise to Mrs. I. S. Chaso
Thursday night when 20 of them went In
to nsslst her In tho obsorvnnco of her
birthday anniversary. Tho nffalr was a
complete surprise. The evening wns
passed In social Intercourse and cards
nnd before their leave-taking they pro
sentcd Mrs. Chnsn a cut glass dish ns a
remembrance of tho occasion. Refresh
ments wero served by the ladles. Mrs.
Inez Scgar of Whlto River Junction came
Saturday for an over-Sunday stay at Mr.
and Mrs. C. D. Sanborn's. Tho ladles
of tho Methodist Church realized $14.50
from tho supper nt the church Thursday
night. Mrs. Selden Tewksbury nnd son
left on Monday for White River Junc
tion, where they went to visit tho for
mer's sister, who resides thero. Mrs.
Tewksbury also has a daughter who
teaches at Hartford, whom she nlso will
see before coining home. Tho union
servlco held at the Methodist Church
Sunday night was conducted by "tho Rev.
R. H. Moore and all the pastors took
some part of the service. Tho Rev. F. S.
Tolman gavo tho sermon, taking for his
topic, "Crumbs," which proved very In
teresting. Mrs. Lucius Webb camo from
Fast Granville Monday and went to tho
sanitarium to soo her husband. Mr.
Webb has not been as comfortable for a
llttlo time, but It Is hoped that It Is not
Eerious. Senator ami Mrs. Clinton
Adams, who were In town over Sunday,
have returned to Montpellcr.
Albert Moore, who has been over
seas In service, Is now hero on a
ftvo days' furlough, visiting his mo
ther, Mrs. Allco Moore, and his sis
tor. Miss Amber Moore, both of whom
are nurses. Warren Norton, son of Mr.
and Mrs. C. N. Norton, is 111 with the
measles. Mr, Norton recently came here
from Burlington, to enter thv employ of
James Oney blacksmith. Harry Hubbard
of Granville lias come hero for a week
and s boarding at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. J. 15. French, while receiving treat
i menl ot Dr. J. 1'. Glffrfrd. Mrs. Fred
ployment. Dayton Harding hns gone to j tlHl Church, there will be a Im
North Troy to work In Blair's mill.
Although thero nro as yet no new cases
of Influenza neither library nor church
opened last week, Trees tapped Sunday
run very faat. There aro many indica
tions of sugnrlng although most people
will hesitate to tap tio expecting an
other "spell of March weather" before
sugaring begins In earnest.
At tho town meeting tho following wero
elected! Moderator, Frank Irish; town
clerk nnd treasurer, T. W. Grow; lister,
T. L. Orton; sclcctmnn, Porter Ballard;
load commissioner, Frank Louge; mcr
seer of poor, C. B. Stenms; collector of
taxes, Ray Strong; trustee of public
money, 15. C. Hall; auditor, It, 15. Hunt
ley; town grand Juror, M. A. Kotiyon;
constable, Ray Strong; town ngcnl, W. II,
Morgan; school director, Kdgar Grow;
library trustees, Lennlo Grow, Mrs. Jes
sie Grow, Mrs. Miles Nelson, Mrs. J, 15.
Allen; $500 was voted for gravel roads nnd
$300 to tako advantngo of Stnto aid for
roads. It wns voted that tho repair of
llbrnry building be dono by the library
trustees In consultation with the select
men. A tnx of 273 cents was voted to de
fray the expenses of the ensuing year.
rne funeral or Mrs. .lacKson ssargent i. ni fort liinan Aijen. adoui Snrgent. accompanied by her son went
was held Monday afternoon nt her home, 150 persons wero present. The con- , i;Urlliigtou Monday to enter the Mary
trlbutors to tho program were Mrs. iietchcr hospital for treatment and may
eri wines, Mva. v. k, ino .Misses 1)e biKC(1 to submit to an operation.-
Ittl 1 In tfl ft rn-,r n rt il AT. Innnu' lift,, , .
C. V, , T , , , . M- l - c. Bennett of Rochester camo
ii. univy ui liiu nospiiui hi i on j'.mun
enjoyed. Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Watson
have moved into the house which Mr.
Wright purchased of Charles Parker.
At tho town meeting held Tuesday tho
following otllccrs were elected: Moder
ator A. J. Ladd; clerk, Mrs. 15. W. Gor
don; bchool director for three years, Mrs,
Harold Patch.
JEFFERSONVILLE
Frank Austin and sister, Mabel of
Burlington, and Mr. and Mrs. Klwln
McCuIn of Hlghffatc Center wero In
where she died Saturday morning. Tho
Rev. G. F. Fortler conducted the serv
ice. The bearers were four neighbors: L.
L. Harris, J. L. Stafford, H. 15. Jenncy
nnd C. D. Bruce. Seventeen members nt
tended In n body, of tho II. H. Smith
Women's Belief Corps of which tho
deceased was a member. There wero
many floral tributes from the Relief
Corps and friends. The burial was in tho
River Bank cemetery. Among the rela
tives present from out of town were:
15. S. Kdson and son, Merrill, and Mr.
and Mrs. W. M. Sargent ot Morrlsvllle,
Harry Slayton and Mrs. Clara Linton and
daughter of WintUor and Mr. and Mrs.
C. H. Douglass of Waterbury. Tho Rev.
H. A. Parkhurst of Springfield preached
town Thursday to attend the funeral of at the community church service at the
Fred Macomber; school director for two Orlando Holmes. Clydo Chcesman, who Congregational Church Sunday morning.
years, C. C. Kinney; lister for three
.years, W. A. Martin; lister for two years,
15. l'aradco; selectman, M. H. Vantlnc;
i road commissioner, N. LaMott; overseer
of poor, W. A. Martin; town treasurer, 15.
W. Gordon; auditor for tljreo years,
Israel Cootwaro; auditor for one year, G.
H. Branch; grand Juror, S. G. Macomber;
has been In a base hospltnl nt Boston
since his return from France, arrived
In town Thursday morning for a visit
to his parents. Mrs. 15. W. Holmes was
confined to her bed by Illness last
week. Mrs. Lynn Tracy was In Bur
lington Thursday. Mrs. C. C. Powell
went to Barre Thursday
constable, John Shackett; ngent, F. A. I .lavs' visit. 15. M. Knceland entertain
Briggs; cemetery commissioner, W. F. I ed relatives from Cnnndn last week.
Parkh; library commissioner, Mrs.' G. H. Mrs. Laraway and son, Norman, ro
Branch; llcenso vote, yes 31, no 17. Mrs. turned Tuesday evening from a sev
A S. Anderson of Chazy, N. Y visited eral weeks' stay in I'anada. .Mrs. L. J.
In town the last of the week. Tho town i Smith has returned to her homo In
voted to exempt the grange hall from ! swanton. Mrs. Lynn Tracy was a Bur-
Miss Mildred Patterson sang a solo. F.
15. Stafford and 15. L. Bigelow acted as
ushers. Thero was n good attendance.
Mr. Parkhurst was a guest at L. L.
Harris during his stay here. Miss Ruby
Shaw went Monday to Burlington for a
few days' visit. Mr. and Mrs. II. W.
for a few t Burnham of Lyndon were over-Sunday
visitors in Stowe. Mrs. Alma Smith re
turned Saturday from Lyndon, whero sho
has passed porno tlmo with her daugh
ter, Mrs. II. W. Burnham. Roy W.
Smith of Concord, N. II., passed tho
week-end with his mother, Mrs. Alma
Smith, and other friends In Stowe on his
taxation for a period of five years. Bngton visitor Thursday. Prof. W. W. 1 way to New York on a purchasing trip.
Hairy Ladd Is at the Mary Fletcher hos-, Vcnablo was In Burlington Snturday.-
pltal, where he went for an operation, ' Seagcrs Reynolds and Leon Safford
baturdny, Thero will be an entertain.
ment at tho Grange hall Friday evening,
for tho benefit of tho church. Tho Rev.
Stahl of North Hero will give several
readings and here will also be music
Light refreshments will be served.
wero in .Morrisvino wecincsuay io at
tend a play and dance. A farm bureau
meeting was held at H. W. Lang's
Wednesday evening and at D. W. Saf
ford's Thursday evening. Tho meet
ings wero conducted by County Agent
Jones. The annual meeting of tho
cemetery association will be held Tues
day, March 11, at Morse's hall. A so
cial was held at the school house Frl-
Harry S. Slayton of Moscow was In
Waterbury Monday. Nat Godfrey is a
visitor at 15. W. Tlnkham's, In Johnson.
13. C. Sleeper visited his daughter, Mrs.
Archie Fisher, and family in Woltott
over Sunday. .Mrs. Sarah Mayo Gllman
and children of Chelsea camo Saturday
to make their homo with Mrs. Oilman's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Mayo.
Herbert 15. Straw returned Monday from
Burlington nfter a few days' treatment
at the May Fletcher hospital. Mrs. A.
f " Lamoille County.
' MORRIS VILLE
Mrs. .Martha Safford celebrated her
,90th birthday February 20 by giving a ' class furnished the rest of the pro- . pneumonia. The lecturer's program for
day evening. The American History I a je wns called to F.nscx Junction
cVlaa presented the farce, "On a Plan- .Saturday by the illness of Roger, tho son
ta'tlon." Miss Little's Sunday school 0f Mr. nnd Mrs. 15. 15. Mills, who has
reception to bor mny friends from two , gram. Refreshments and promenading
u.ntil live o'clock In tho afternoon. A ' completed tho evening's entertainment.,
register was provided in which over The school plans to publish a paper,
123 registered, many with some pleas-,K0" !'' 11 meeting of tho board took
nnf Kentlmnnt. The miesls u-orn served P'aco Wednesday afternoon. Project
with Ico cream and cake, and, nt their account books havo arrived from tho , queBtlon for men,
I departure, wero given an orange and i
I a plcco of largo birthday cake In which
were placed VI candles. Tho dining
State Board of Kducatlon and will bo
usd by the pupils this year. Profes
sor Vcnablo would like to meet at tho
the meeting of Mansfield Mountain
Grange Saturday afternoon will Include
quotation, current events, question for
discussion, "Shall Government Control of
Industries Contluuo After the War?"
"The Farm Work 1
for women, "What
wns decorated with evergreens, scllo ,,n,us m Monday evening tho stoWe.-Tho Misses Lillian and Flore
or scheme being green and gold. ; ',arc",H "C !l1 ,,0'8 '" tho junior-senior .Bm, Umh Moulton whc waI,
evening many of "Aunt Mar- hlKh sch00' to tako u" tl,e "1,lUl!1' nt , on the railroad track from F. 15. M
, room
1tio color
, In tho
Ilia's" llttlo friends were In to seo her,
,nad to those who were unable to go,
rako and fruit wero sent, During the
nftcrnoon original poems wero .read by
tho writers, Miss Oella Thompson and
Urs. J. Frank Thomas. Mrs. Ua Nllcs
Jackson rendered a song which by re
iiueEt of Aunt Martha was "I Love to
Tell tho Story," which has been a fa
vorlto of bora for 43 years. Mrs. Saf
'ford was the recipient ot a largo quan-
jtij jaeciric nnrary lamp, hooks, iruu,
candy and a largo number of letters
find cards from friends who lived at a I
dlstunco and were unablo to bo pres- '
rnt. Aunt Martha Insisted that her
Towers should be dtsttlbuted Thursday
fiinoug the "shut-ins" in tho village.
Aunt Martha has been a member of
1ho First Congregational Church for 57
jeurs, or during her whole llfo In
projects.
The ladles of the South Cambridge
Cl'metery association will hold their an
nual mietlng with -Mrs. 151slc Wilcox
Tuesday, March II, with dinner at noon
for tho members nnd their families.
The all -day session of the Grango has
been postponed and the regular meeting
will be belli Tuesday evening, March 11,
at which tlmo the degrees will bo work
ed. Frank lloyt, of Morrlsvllle, was a
week-end guest of relatives here. Miss
Georgia Bailey, of Cambridge, was a vis
itor over Sunday of Perry Curtis. Tho so
cial nt the high school Friday evening
was well attended nnd enjoyed, Miss
Helen Chnpln, of Burlington, was 111
town Friday. A number from this place
attended tho play at the parish house ut
Cambridge Thursday. A. F. Rousseau ro
turned Saturday evening from Burling
ton. Tho excellent war picture, "Under
T torrisvllle, nnd while .ho may not bo , (, '
bo o dest persou In town, ' day evening, Movies will bo shown there
I'TIH UVUH luuuiiuuurij ,,, ,u,,i, ,u,,.
nbnn any other person. In receiving her
i 'lends, she was as chipper ns ever,
ji id has retained her faculties to a
V -iudcrful degree. She; derived a great
j mount of pleasure In acting ns host-
nnd enjoyed tho occasion to tho
mado by
fullest Photographs were
i'.enlely during tho forenoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Carter liavo sold
1 r farm In Stowo and havo moved to
T 11 Boardman's tenemont house, und
r r Carter Is employed by Mr. Board
)iiim The Hon, F. G. Fleetwood went to
I'url'iigto'i Friday on legal business.
T'r,. 1 la Smith , of Stwo, who has been
'11111? In Lyndonvllle, was a guest Frl
1 y night of her nephew nnd wlfo, Mr,
I'll Mrs. Charles S. Kdwards. Miss
ij H'tlc Blair passed tho weekend In Bur-
gtnn.-MIss Drennn Cook of Hardwlck
came Friday evening to pass a few days
iMth her undo and nunt, Mr, and Mrs.
A'len B. Small. Mrs. Frank Marlon of
1 irdwltk was a guest Friday night of
J parents, Mr. und Mrs. Albert B,
1 rapt r. A son was born February 23 to
I ! and Mrs. Richard ij. Thompson.
1 arrv L. Smith sold his residence on
Cheney avenuo Saturday to Mr. nnd Mrs.
Charlen O, Farrlngton of Walden, taking
ilr. Farrlngton fnrm In J,hn deal. a
.on, Gerald Lawrence, was bodn February
.1 to Mr and Mrs, Gardner Greenough,
Mr nd Ml II A flmnllev sont
lunUa la sjwauton with Mr. and Mrs..
town meeting night, The movies nnd
danco at .Morse's hall was well attended
Saturday evening. Mr. und Mrs. C. II.
Tucker wero at North Cumbrldgo Sunday.
Arthur Hawiey Is to vacate Start's ten
ement .March 15. C, W, Cheescman, who
has been homo on a furlough, Is to re
turn to Boston Friday. Ho expects to
get bis dlschargo soon. Frank I. Blals
doll Is moving bis plumbing nnd hard-
1 ware effects to Fairfax, whero no has
purchased a business Mr, Blalsdcll nnd
his family have been of great holp In
the community nnd regret tholr leaving
town, but a host of friends wish them
success In tholr new Held of labor,
Lewis Wood has becir In town a fiv
days.
Several of the farmors who tapped their
sugar orchards Monday secured a run
Tuesday. Mrs. Morris Hill und son of
Johnson, visited her slstor, Mrs. I, M
Powell, Mondny. Mrs. 15, N, Melvln rc
turnod from Burlington Saturday. Tho
dinner, served by tho Ladles' Aid town
meeting day, was woll patronized. 15. A.
Wood was In St. Albans Wednesday and
A, F, Rousseau in Morrlsvllle, Several
from here attended tho auction sale at
Fort Kthan Allen Wednesday of horses
and mules. Mrs. C. H. Tucker was In
Burlington Tuesday to seo Mrs. Delbert
Hhanley, who Is at a hospital for tho
removal of a goltie. B. 15. Reynolds went
to Boston Tuesday. Mlsa Izola La
i Llko Best to Do,'
Housework 1 Find Most 15nJoyaulo .' '
Alva Magoon of Swanton Is a visitor In
lorence
ilklng
mil
ton's farm to the Aiken farm Sunday
March 2, counted 25 live caterpillars
which is a sign of an early spring.
Tho ladles of tho United Church service
served a very successful dinner on town
meeting day, realizing nearly $00. A very
creditable exhibition given by tho pupils
of tho homo economic department of
Stowo high school Included a table with
25 samples of needlework, Including
crocheted and tatted articles, a tablo de
voted to cakes, candles, etc., for sale and
another tablo with 40 articles of food rep
resenting tho same amount of fuel. Somo
of the articles wero an egg, four prunoB,
lannmi, an orange, portions of choco
late, bacon, breakfast cereals of several
kinds, ftvo beets, etc, etc., each ticket
giving price of nrticles. This tablo also
boro the bread mixer, given as a prlzo for
the best loaf of bread and also tho nlno
loaves of bread entered In tho contest
and mado by Helen Peterson, Allle Mc
Clean, Mary Chapln, Reba Smith, Agns
Towne, Reba Fuller, Marjorle Foster,
Juna Oakes and Marjorle Foster. The
boys of tho general science department
had a very creditable display of thrlo
handiwork, Including nbout 20 articles.
Isaac Foster Is tapping his sugar place!
which Is one of tho earliest In Stowe.
Mrs. Harry Harlow and llttlo daughter
Leone, went Tuesday to Waterbury ox
pooling to leave on an early train Wed
nesday for tho homo of her parents, Mr,
and Mrs. G. O. McAllister In Bertha
Minn. F, C, Bashaw has received news of
tho death of his brother-in-law, Andrew
A. D.rury. at Belfast, Mo. Mr. Drury died
Saturday, March 1, ot a bhock which ho
suffered Friday, o was about 72 years
of ngo and leaves his wife, 15dlth Bashaw
Drury, formerly of Stowe, throe daugh
ters and a son. and two grandchildren
Mr. und Mrs. Drury had been married
about 28 years.
At the annual town meeting Tuesday,
olllcers were elected as follows:. Modor
utor, C. M..Wutts; clerk and treasurer,
Miss llalllo 15. Pratt; lister for three
years, C. B. Parker, for ono year W. M.
Adams; solectman for three years, A, L.
Gale, for two years, C. A. Simmons;
overseer of poor, J. B. McICInley;
trustee of public inonoy, O. B. Luce;
auditor for one year, W. R. Collins, for
two years, Miss Mildred Smith, for throe
years, A. R, Struw; road commissioner,
15, C, Kcrlbnor; collector of tuxcH, C, M.
Watts; llrat conatable, K. C. Sleopor; soc-
Allen; Miss Marcolla Perry, Mr. Clark,
Mrs. Clark, Mrs. Chase, Mr. Reynolds,
Miss Arleno Brush, Miss Jessie Jack
sou. 1
John McCuIn visited his parents In
Randolph, last week, R. G. Reynolds of
Lyndonvllle was u visitor In town, Mon
day. Guy Paradeo of Milton has been a
guest of his sister, Mrs. Frnnk Fllntom.
Mrs. Dora Kwelg of Underbill was a
guest of Miss Myrtle Wallace, Mondny.
A. L. Brush visited his brother,
Clarence Brush, In Bolton last week.
Mrs. Frank Wells Is caring for her son's
family In Fairfield Sherman Rogers of
Glover has been visiting his daughter,
Mrs. Wallace Learned. Carroll Stygles
f Jericho and Fred Dow of Stowo wero
lsltors In town last week. Mrs. Cleo
Foss of Hydo Park Is visiting her mother.
Mrs. Julia Fullington. Fred Glddings is
111 with influenza. Miss Lillian Mablo,
who has been caring for her brother's
family for the past two weeks, returned
to Lynn, Monday. The community sing
held nt the American House ball, Mon
day evening, was attended by two hun
dred. Miss Wallace was assisted by
John W. Morgan, assistant secretary of
tho Y. M. C. A., at Fort Ethan Allen and
D. Harry Dalley, pianist, also from tho
fort. Another Blng will be held In the
near future.
HYDE PARK
A son was born Sunday at Burlington
to Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Page of this town.
Miss Edith Hull Is very ill. A Bur
lington physician was called to see her
last week. The Ladles' Aid served din
ner to a large number town meeting day.
Arthur Perry is home from Camp
Terry on a short furlough. Leo Allen
has received an appointment as farm
bureau manager for Saratoga county,
New York, He has been filling a similar
position at Lockport.
JOHNSON
Mrs, Frank Boycs, who was taken to
the hospital in Burlington last Wednes
day, was operated on Friday for gall
stones. Dr. 15. II. Scott, veterinary, was
call.ed to Lowell, Wednesday. Earl
Welch was a business vlBitor at Hard
wlck, Thursday, Mrs. .1. L. Pierce
n
meeting in regard to culling the Inv
1. M. Campion of West Brattle bor.j to
become pastor, All member uri u
quested to bo present. The Sons of
Veterans' Auxiliary will hold a food Kt
Saturday morning 'commencing at lnni'
o'clock In the milliner' More of Molly
Barnard. Mrs. Charles Glpson i-n'i r
tnlncd her friends Tuesday afternoon anil
evening nt her homo on Seminary J I 1 1
In the afternoon auction bridge was
played, the prizes being won by Mrs.
11. W. Johnson nnd Mrs. .1. It Whehkn,
Jn tho evening hid whist was played,
Miss Mnrcellelo Johnson nnd Mrs. .1. S,
Eastwood winning the prizes.
DERBY.
Miss Ethel Klttell has returned from
Grovcton, N. II. , where sho visited her
brother, Adnms Klttell, Harold Good
rich, who has been very 111, Is able to sit
up. Harold Taylor Is gaining nnd Is
thought to bo out of danger. Tho ladles
of tho Methodist Church served dinner
Ih the vestry town meeting day. Mr.
Shonyo, of Lyndonvllle, has been In town
buying cattle for tho Massachusetts mar
ket. Several maplo trees In town wero
tapped Monday and sap ran well. Em
era Klngsbery, who has been at his homo
In Portland, Me., has returned to Der
by, where he Is looking nfter tho Klngs
bery estate. Miss Doris Putney, ot
Stanstcad, P. Q., visited her undo Sun
day. LOWELL
Harold Brecr has moved his family to
Striwe. Representative A. P. Sweet was
at home from Montpeller for a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Lam
Eden Sunday, visiting at
Mr. and Mrs. -E. A. Hlncs. Mrs. James
McAllister is in Irasburg this week car
ing for her daughter, Mrs. Eugene Mc
Allister, who Is 111 with influenza. Guy
Farman, of Newport, wns a caller at E.
Lamphear's Monday. Mrs. Eugene Sulli
van wns a guest of her sister, Mrs. Eu
geno McAUlBter, last week. Benjamin
Sylvester has received his honorable dis
charge and Is at Jiome.
Rutland County,
BRANDON
Monday for a few days with her daugh
ter, Mrs. Paul Miner, and family. Mrs
James Oney returned Monday from an
over-Sunday stay witli her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. George Fiflelcl. .Miss Jessie
Blanchard of White River Junction after
an over-Sunday stay hole, left Monday
to resume her work. Lucius Webb, 111
at the sanitarium, passed a more com
fortable night Monday and Is more com
fortablo at tho present. Miss Nellie
Adams of South Royaltou was In town
on business Monday and also called upon
friends.
Tho annual March meeting was held
with a good attendance. N. 1,. Boyden
presided as moderator and 15. F. Briggs
was elected clerk. A. A. Gllman was
elected as selectman for three years and
Clarence Webster for ono year to fill tho
unexpired time of C. C. Glfford, who
resigned. Frank Williams was chosen as
lister, and W. S. Bryan as road com
missioner. A. H. Becdle was elected over
seer of tho poor and also collector of
taxes; E. A. Thomas, trusreo of public
money, and D. D. Howo as first constnble,
A. A. Priest was chosen for auditor. Tho
town voted to pay $1,000 to take advantage
of tho Stato law, and $300 for highway
purposes; $1,000 was also voted to defray
the expense of tho library and $75 for Me
morial day. The town voted to exempt
from taxation for ftvo years, tho Gulf
Road Co-operative Dairy company, Inc.,
If they build and equip the same. It was
voted to raise 100 cents on a dollar to de
fray the current expenses of the town.
Tho meeting was harmonious and many
ladles were seen In tho meeting. Com
mander DoWltt Webb has arrived from
South Carolina, where he Is stationed,
nnd also his slstor, Mrs. Arthur Holllns
of Winchester, Mass, Mass., both coming
to see their father, Lucius Webb, who Is
ill at the sanitarium. Mrs. Lucius Good
heart went to South Royalton Wednes
day to visit her sister, Mrs. O. E. Greene.
Miss Ella Pollard of Northfield Falls,
camo Wednesday to visit her cousin, Mrs,
Heber Holman. Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm
Warwick of Windsor camo Tuesday for
a few days with their parents, Mr. nnd
Mrs. W. W. Brown. Tho latest news from
Arthur Bell, who Is crltlcnlly 111 was very
discouraging, anil It Is feared ho cannot
recover. Mr. Boll is ono of tho com
visited her brother, C. C. Drown at North , ,)atly 0f Bell Brothers and Is conducting
Hydo Park, Wednesday. .Mrs. Joseph
Muzzy passed Thursday at Morrlsvllle
with friends. A son was born to Mr, and
Mrs. Earl Fullington last Wednesday.
Miss Vlnna Hayford, who has mado her
homo with her sister, .Mrs. Chamber of j
East Johnson, for several years, died
Wednesday after a long period of poor
health. Thofuneral was held at thehoine
of her sister, the Rev. A. A. Mandlgo of
ficiated and tho remains were placed In
the vault.
Mrs. Carml Rushford nnd daughter vis
ited her parents, .Mr. and Mrs. Ira Jones,
Tuesday. Mrs. J. L. Pierce was a busi
ness visitor in Burlington Wednesday.
W. 15. Tracy gavo a lecturo to tho ladles
Monday to a crowded house nt tho nor
mal school building. Mrs. Carml Court
ney, who went to tho Fanny Allen hos
pital a few weeks ago, has retutned much
Improved In health. D. A. Barrows and
sou, Robert, were in Burlington Wednes
day. W, 15, Tracy was at homo from
Montpeller Tuesday t,o vote, IIo moves
to Morrlsvllle In a short tlmo.
a storo In Gardiner, Me. For the last two
days tho sap has been ruAnlng quite well
In this vicinity and many have tapped
their sugar places.
Orleans County .
Urang& County.
RANDOLPH
CRAFTSBURY.
The girls' basketball team of the local
high school defeated tho girls' basket
ball team from Tlconderoga, N. Y Fri
day evening in tho high school gymnas
ium, tho score being 2i to 2. The line
up was a3 follows: For Brandon, 1. f.
C. Johnson; r. f. H. Sheehan; c. 11. Dick
inson; 1. g. N. Johnson; r. g. N. Tennlen;
for Tlconderoga, I. f. B. Haven; r. f.
A. Bates; c. E. Bryan; 1. g. T. Bolton;
r. g. P. Nash. Daniel Fay has resigned
his position as rural mall carrier, which
ho has held for a number of years. Sub
stitute Carrier C. J. Braley will tako
his route until an examination Is held
to fill the vacancy. The high school bas
ketball team went Saturday to Wlnooskl,
whero It played the Wlnooskl high school
at the Post gymnasium at Fort Ethan
Allen Saturday evening. Company C,
V. V. M will present the picture, "Till
1 Come Back to You," at the town ha
Wednesday evening, March 12. Miss
Mario Reed of Plttsford spent Satur
day and Sunday as tho guest of Miss
Catherine June. Neshohe Grange con
ferred the third and fourth degrees on
a class of candidates last Saturday eve
ning, after which refreshments were
served. Miss Ruby McArthur, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Julius McAr
thur, and Joseph Peabody, both of this
town wero married Saturday morning
at the Methodist parsonage by the Rev.
L. D. Keeler. They left on the flyer
for Boston and vicinity, where they will
spend their honeymoon, after which
they will reside In Brandon, where Mr.
Peabody ownes a largo farm.
The annual meeting of district No. 7,
Knights of Pythias comprising the fol
lowing lodges, Vermont No. 1 of Rut
land, Otter Creek No. 33 of Mlddlebury,
riorpolnt No. 37 of Vergenncs, nnd Sil
ver Lake No. 40 of Brandon, will bo
held this evening In the Castle
hall of Silver Lake Lodge. Supper will
be served at six o'clock by Silver
Lake Lodge. The rank of page will
bo conferred on a class of candidates
by the officers of Silver Lake Lodge
and the rank of knight will be con-
Washington County.
MONTPELIER
A deed of tho Flfleld House from tho
heirs of B. F. Flfleld to tho National
Llfo Innuranco company has been filed
In tho city clerk's office for recording
The consideration was $17,000, according
to the deed,
Mitchell Flnnev of lllnesbiirir arrived
Thursday morning to attend the reunion
of the Legislature of 1917, coming all tho
way from San Antonio, Texas, accord
ing to bis statement nt the lloiiso Thurs
day morning. IIo received his notice
six days ago and nt onco started for
Montpeller.
William Paul, representative from West
Falrlec, fell on the Ico Wednesday Feb
ruary in, Injuring ono arm and shoulder,
Ho is the oldest member of the House
James Laird, well known In Vermont
for his school-boy .pitching, has gone
back to Colgate College to resume hl.i
college course. He has been serving It
tho army and Acclved an honorable dls.
charge from the Forvlcfl.
George C. Bailey was elected Thurs
day by tho directors of Hcaton hospital
to fill tho vacancy caused by the recent
death of Androw J. Sibley of this city.
Mr. Bailey Is well known In the Stato
as a. member of tho firm of 15. W. Bailey
& Co.
Tho trial calendar of Washington
r a few days. county court was issued Frktiy by
phear were In Clerk L. C. Moody. There nre 4 cases
the home of on tho jury calendar and 27 ii the
court calendar, which Is a small cal
endar for tho March term of Wash
ington county court.
A daughter was born Saturday morn
ing to Mr and Mrs. W. N Therlault
Herbert Lampman, who has been sen
tenced by tho United States District
Court, has been commlttecd to Wash
ington county Jail upon order of Jtidgo
H. B. Howe, who gavo him a sentence
of six months for breaking tho teal on
a freight car door.
Thomas Nell has sold "his farm on
i Worcester Branch to Benjamin Visa
for a consideration of ji.iioo.
Daniel Mooch of Monkton, the ex
representative, who fell down Btalrs
In tho Massucco block, has recovered
and gone .to his home.
News relative Jo the condition ot
the Rev. Wesley Mead, who has been
recovering from an operation In Now
York, comes that ho Is able to be out
of doors.
The annual meeting ot Washington
County Chapter of the Red Cross will
tako .place in Montpeller next Friday.
Tho morning meeting Is at 10:30 o'clock,
while the afternoon meeting occurs at
2:13 o'clock. The executive committee
holds Its meeting In the morning. In
tho afternoon, Roy M. Cushman of Bos
ton, director of tho after-care of sol
diers and sailors,. will speak. Tho publlo
Is Invited to these meetings.
Paul Harrington, who recently arrived
homo from service In tho navy, having
been given his discharge, has been en
gaged as clerk Ity H. J. Volholm In his
store. He commenced work Monday
morning. Mr. Harrington has been em
ployed several years In tho McCuen store
previous to his enlistment in the navy.
W. D. Coghlan, who was In tho First
Vermont Regiment when it left Mont
pellcr early in the war, has been dis
charged from servlco und has returned
home. He was transferred to tho 101st
Ammunition Train and saw service with
the 2Cth Division in Its hardest fighting.
Leroy Hall, who has been In tho office
of the adjutant-general for a few years,
has completed his services In that offlct,
having resigned some two weeks ago and
completing work last Friday afternoon.
Ho has not decided upon his future
plans.
It Is understood that Daniel Morse, who
was for several years connected with the
Abbott store in Barre, which was recently
' sold, Is to open tho Temple store In Mont
j poller April 1. This store has been closed
I for several months since Mr. Bowman
I who camo hero from the West sold his in
terests. Mr. Morse Is understood to be In
New York buying goods for the opening
of the store.
A hearing commenced Wednesday
ferred on a large class of candidates. the mattor of Lew,H j,ancl.ot, et n,, vs.
The degree team from Vermont Lodge
No. 1 of Rutland, Grnnd Chancellor
Minor, of Rutland, will bo present and
a number of other grand lodge offi
cers will be present from different
parts of the State. A daughter was born
last Frldny to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas
Barrett of Carver street. Mr. and .Mrs.
E. D. Lamphero havo received word
that their son, Emmett Lamphere, has
arrived from overseas at Newport
News, Va. Ho Is a member of the 61th
Coast Artillery. Ho expects to receive
his dlschargo and roturn homo soon.
Herbert A. Durgoy haH returned to
Rutland, nfter visiting his father, O.
A. Durgey. M. P. Brown has leased
the Field place on Carver streot and
W. Eldrldge Vail In which the plain
tiff seeks to got a restraining order to
prevent the defendant from waiving
the proposition of tho will of Mrs.
Vail, which left Vail a $1.00 bequest
It le claimed that by arrangement,
before separation took place, neither
was to claim anything In the estate of
the other.
Harold Glynn, while In London short
ly before comnlg back to this country,
saw John Scntcr, a Montpeller boy,
who has been in tho war since April,
1915. Ho has a deformed nose, but
otherwise than that Mr. Senter is in
good health
MORETOWN.
Tho annual roll call of Bethany Church
was a great success Friday night and
was uttended by a largo number, Tho
tables wero set for 300 people and they
wero all filled. Following tho supper thero
wero tho usual reports of tho different
organizations, given as far as possible by
tho presldont or leader of that branch of
tho work. Miss Mary Carr Tewksbury,
president of tho Missionary society, gave
tho report for that branch, and It was
proof of tho activity of tho members, ns
tho work reported, evidenced. Mrs. E. 15.
Brooks, president of tho Ladles' Guild,
reported that tho nast year's work has
not been less than In previous years. Tho Lno Bcnsoni
Jiov. eraser Metzger gave rcpons ui um
different branches and all woro very
gratifying. Muslcul selections wero given
by Miss Edith Marcott, Miss Julia Cum
mlngB, Mlsa M, Blancho Spnrhawk and
Miss Lucllo Grant. During tho year Mr.
Metzger, tho pastor, wnB In training for
servlco for several weoks and tho work
of the church was done by the members.
Sunday tho church united with tho other
churches in their services. Mrs. Ruth
Hprague Freemnn. who has been ill at
the homo of Mrs. M. P, MorBO, and has
William Wood died Friday. The tuner
al was held Sunday, tho Rev. C. D.
Pierce officiating. The choir from the
Methodist Episcopal Church furnished
music Mrs. 15. II. Dunn is among those
suffering from a severo cold. The
Ladies' Aid will meet with Mrs. C. L.
Cowles, Saturday, March 8. Mrs. Hardy,
who bus been III for several days. Is Im
proving. Mrs, Wallace Merroll left Satur
urday for u two weeks stay with her
parents, Mr, and Mrs. Perkins of Bridge
water. Mrs, Jessie Goodwin has gone to
Morrlsvlllo for an Indefinite stay. Mrs.
Rublee from Morrlsvllle was called to
assist In cnrlng for irs. Bnlley, her
mother, and Mrs. Hardy, her sister, who
aro 111 with throat trouble. Hilda. David
son finished her work at Pcrcey Kolrs,
last woek, and is working ut George
Keeds, Representative Sawyer camo
from Montpellcr, Saturday, to remain
over town meeting, Mrs. Sawyer ex
pects to roturn to Montpellcr with him.
RANDOLPH CENTER.
H. M, Lamb, who has been 111 four
weeks with Influenza, accompanied by
pleurisy, now has Inflammatory heuma
tlsm, Tho Rov, Fraser Motzger address
ed tho Vermont Stato Agricultural stu
dents, Sunday. Connie Allen haa com
menced training for a nurso at tho
Randolph sanitarium. C, L. Boyden, D.
D. G. H. l'vlslted tho Barro Chapter,
R. A. M.i last week, and Inspected tholr
work. Fred Ladd of Sharon haB com
menced furm work for H. M. Lamb for
,,.111 innvD thero from tho Smith Tllfico. ,
which was recently sold to Mrs. Nellie , ;v ""-" ll0m0 "edding took pkn-o
Ketcham. Miss Marie Rood has re- ednesday afternoon. 1-ebi-uary . at
turned to hor homo In Plttsford. after I llvo o'clock, when Frank Albert Gauthlcr
visiting Miss Catherine Juno. The " Edna Bell Kingsbury were unite I
Brandon high school baskotball team ln marriage at tho homo of the groom's
wiis defeated at the gymnasium at Fort parents, Mr. and Mrs. Emtio Oauthler
Ethan Allen laat8aturday evening by 1 In the presence of about 60 guests The
tho Wlnooskl high school team, tho ! ceremony was performed by the Rev
WESTFIELD.
Crows were seen and heard In various
parts of tho town February 28, which Is
an unusually early date In this section,
Guy Farman, of Newport, camo Friday
to 15. H, Hitchcock's for tho 'weok-end
und went to Lowell Monday for n few
days' stay, Alhro Hunt wns home from
Coventry Sunday. H. 15. Oray, of Wa
terbury, Bpent tho week-end with his
son, Muurlco. Georgo Morey-haH moved
rcslgnod hor position ua teacher hi thoj his fumlly to Nowport. whero he has em
scoro hotng 68 to ai. A return gamo
will be played hro In a few days.
Tho annual town meeting passed oft In
a quiet manner. Tho meeting was called
to order by ModeratorJohn S. Buttles
and tho warning read, Mr. Buttles was
again elected moderator. S. W. Jones
was elected clerk. E. C. Spooncr lister
for threo years, Georgo W. Leonard was
elected selectman, defeating 15. R. Ris
ing, whoso term expired and who was
trying for re-elootlon. Two ballots were
necessary for a ohotco of road commis
sioner, 15. J. Qrlffln winning the election
overTolney Baker nnd William Walsh.
Charles H. Churchill was elocted poor
master by a unanimous vote; L. F.
Nichols wns ro-electcd constable ngalnst
W. II. Tarblej treasurer, Walter F.
Scott; auditor for three years, F. W.
Briggs; town ngent, F. Hi Farrlngton;
trusteo publlo money, W. F. Scott; treo
warden, R. H. Johnson. Thorovvero
qulto u number of vvomon who took ad
vantago of their right to vote. It was
voted to exompt tho Backus Heater &
Foundry-Co. from taxation for u peilod
of five years. Tho artlclo In tho warn
ing, to purchaso tho Adam Center gravol
pit, was voted down. A tax of $1.30 was
voted with a. discount of four per cent.
If paid on or before October 30. A tax
of $1.00 was voted for schools outsldo of
the village. Tho sum of $400 was voted
the Free Publlo llbrnry; $100 for the ob
servanco of Memorial day; $350 for the
Brandon Concert band. The llcenso vote
was; yes 118. no 1C4.
Thoro will bo a baskotball gamo this
evening In the high school gymnasium
bntween tho high school team and the
"All Sweed" team of Proctor. Following
tho morning servlco Sunday at thu Bap-
Albert Abbott, In an alcove opening from
the parlor. Decorations of tlr formed a
pretty background for the bridal party,
which stood under a large wedding bell.
Mrs, A. Fred Leno played the wedding
march. Tho bride wns attended by Mls.i
Eva Tanner and tho groom by Clifford
Tanner. Gertrudo Gauthler nctod as
ring bearer and Thelma Gauthler as
flower girl. Both nro young sister of
tho groom'. Tho bride was charmingly
gowned In pnlo blue silk nnd veil and
carried white carnations. The brides
maid wore Copenhagiri voile and carried
pink carnations. Following tho ceremony
a bountiful supper was served to the
wedding party nnd guests, In the eve
ning, many friends attended the recop-
tlon to extent congratulations and good
wishes. Mr. and Mrs, Gauthler wero tho
teclplenta of many useful gifts of sil
ver, glass and linen.
Mrs. B. S. Ward spent the week-end
with Kenneth and Marlon Ward at
Montpeller Seminary. William Ward has
gone to Montpeller, where he has cm
ployment ln tho American Express ofllce
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bottls und daugh
ter, Jessamine, spent Sunday in Walts
fiold.-Joseph R. Martin Is 111. Mrs H
H. Wotmoro hns returned to her home In
Montpeller. Representative 15. P Blrkelt,
of Ferrlsburg, visited F. M, Goss Friday
and Saturday, Private Georgo Ice, of
Bristol, who recently returned from over
seas sorvlce, visited his father, D, F
Loe, last week, Prlvato Leo was report
ed killed In uctlon, was at one tlmo miss
Ing In action, being separated for several
hours from his companions. Ho was
twice wounded and twice gassed, Mlsa
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