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THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS AND lUffiS: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1919.
i ten has returned from a few days' t io her sinter In Esses. JERICHO CENTER About "5 members of Sliinstlcld Grange 'o. ill mot at the homo of Mr. and Mrs. Onirics Glflln Thursday and all report a iotly time Mr. and Mrs. Luctila Sluloney nf Essex, X. V., arc visiting their brother and wife, Mr. und Mrs. E, T. Maloncy. Airs. Nettle Johnson of Essex .Junction is visiting her cousin, Mrs. R. O. Wilder. Krlday afternoon, weather permitting, tho toclal service club will meet with .Mrs. E. !!. Smltli.-.MIss Ire-no Holccr vltllcd friends In rtlehmond hist week. A meeting- of parents and nil Inter- sted In the Sunday school will tic hold n the parish houso Monday, November 31, at S:00 p. m. Thcto will ho a dls- u.sslou of Sunday ichool business and refreshments will he served hy thelli d'on. Strh. .Myrn L. Stiles of Slorrla- llle. Is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stiles. Sirs. II. II. UlRSlns Is visit 'tig friends in Hurdwlck. ST. GEORGE vu.isonii! funeral was held Mr N. )3. Pnrclicr at his Into hom.i Sunday after noon at two o'clock. The Itev. Mr. Adams of Burlington officiated nt tho rervlcc. Thre nu, a prolusion of beauti ful flower V otiurtet fiom Burlington three s" 'jetlou.i. The bf.nrer.-i were Uar! Meed, Samuel Reed. George Patrick. Infus Patt-M:. l'r. Hunlk-k and M. 13. Brothers of Hineslnilir. Burial was l:i '".'.trllnston. irvlrte I ahum and con, "'o;d, wore ut Cimol'ii Mump tho last of ilif wc.-k. Tho f'.uv. Mr. Bennett of a nasburg held a prayer incutlng ut the homo of IJart Ayer Monday evening-. A. n. Wllliama ii.nl the misfortune- to hroak his arm Saturday morning, wht-i io was era.i'clug hifi car. M. W. Hln.idalc and daughter, Nora, were visitors In Dp il.igton Saturday. WrlKht Puvlfc "I E'.ui Huston was a week-end vlfjltui In "v,-n.-Mr. irid Sits. Lewis Miles and three children of Willis-ton visited at the nun. of Lawrence Welling,.!- Sunday. Ira Chare and Robert Wltitorbottom of Illncsburg were In Burlington Sunday. Mr. rtoyce and iiuughtci, Myrtle, of Helton, were In town Sunday on business. -Caleb Pillsbury has takrn Karl Ayer'ti 'arm for another yepr. MILTON David f:. Bean, almost h life long teal lent of this town, died at tho homo of his daughter, Mr?. Peterson at Long Reach. Oil.. Krlday, the Hth. He has been in falling health for over a year anil hud been there, only a few wcoks when he tiled. Mm. Bean started jHUt at once with tho body and the funeral will be held at his late home at Camp Rich Thurs day afternoon at two o'clock. It will be a Masonic funeral as Mr. Bean was worship "ul muster of Seneca Lodge. Friday ovo--ilns, William II. Jeffrey of Montpcller. secretary of the board of charities and probation will speak at the Congrcga lonal Church at 7:13. His subject will ie "Child Welfare." Every one should ako advantage of the opportunity to hear this able and interesting speaker. Parents arc especially invited to attend. MIpk Mary McDefntont of Bur lington was tho guest of Mr. and Mrs. O corse MInckler. Sunday. Miss Mublc Ulakc has so far recovered from the operation for appendicitis, which she recently underwent nt the St. Albans hospital, as to return to W. M. Ran dolph, where she, makes her home.-The Ftov. F. 12. Talber is attending the meet ngs of the Inter-Church movement at Burlington thla week. Mr. and Mrs. James Wnmwr of S wanton were tho quests of Mr. and Mis. J. 13. Wagner, Sunday. MILTON BORO William Decker entertained guests troni Knosburg Falls Saturday and Sunday. f. Ft. Ili-an, who wont to California a month ago, died at tho home of his daugh ter, Mrs. C. A. Fetterson, Thursday morn ing at flvfl o'clock. The remains were brought here for burial. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Phean have returned to St. Albans. George Slorse and B. P. Martin were In this place November 13. Mr. and Mrs. T. S. Ilerry spent Sunday at Milton with Mr. and Mrs. Harry Berry. Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Decker spent Saturday night and Sunday at William Decker's. :'rcd Beauregard spent a few days at his homo in St. Albans last week. News has been received of the death if David It. Bean November 13, at the tome of his daughter. Mis. C. A. Poter--on. In Long Bead, California, Mr. Bean had been suffering from heart trouble for many months and left here for California j month ago. hoping to benefit his health. Mr. Bean was born in Milton July S), 1S30, the ton of Levi and Lois Bean, and was educated In the Milton schools and when t young man went to Michigan, where he was engaged In mercantile business tor 11 years when he returned to Ver mont. He married Lydia I. Rich on December IS, ISIS, to whom two daughters svero born. Mr, Bean was one of Milton's nost prosperous farmers and was the founder and proprietor of Camp Uleh which started with a few tents forty yra ago and now has fourteen of the (incut cottages on Lake Champlain. He was one of Milton's most respected citi zens and has held all the town otliccs. Ho was a member of the Methodist npiucopal Church, a member of Seneca Lodge, No. 40, F. and A. M and tho 'hittenden Lodge No. 30, O. E. S. He Is urvlved by his wife and two daughters, iJrs. G. II. Taylor of Milton, and Mr?. C. A. Peterson of Long Beach, Cal., by I'uur grandchildren, Lillian, Cecelia and David Peterson and Harold Taylor; by a brother. John H. Bean, of Long Beach, Cal.. and by three sister, Mrs. W. W. Jloblnson of Scottvillc, Mich., Mrs. J, L. Mcody of Long Bu.icli, Cil.. and Mrs, A. JJ. Jill! of Milton RICHMOND Miss llnz.l Berry left Monday for ." ew York, where she will tak a post graduate course in .i hospital. The Queen lsthi-r LodRO of Hebekah will give a lunce In 'he toom.i Friday evening to which ilin public is invited. Music will ha furnished by Meunler-Junko oichestra of Burlington, A meotlng of the past uiatronu nnd past patroim was held at Masonic Templo last v.-pek. MIsiiKath orlns Lavello of Builtnuton wa3 the gues; uf Mr. and Mrs. Hobcit Bcny Sundiy. P. L. Towers hnu returned fiom a few tveeks' Kiuy with his yon, Hobert, in Shel liurne. The Loulso M. Smiley Circle of tho King'!! Daughters realized over 510) from their recent rumnmco tale. The mission hold tho past wf ok at the Church of Our Lady of the Holy Itoaary closed Sunday evening. Mil. Agnes Whitney, of Troy, N. Y Is visiting at the homo of her mother. Mis. Mary Leonard. Mr. and ..Irs. Constantino of St. Albans weic le-ci-nily tho guests or her p.arontb, Mr. and -Irs. Louis Uauvlu.-Mrs. G. 13. Bartlett has rcturriTu from a short stay with hor ..ushter in MlddSobiiry COLCHESTER ( . V,". Wrlciit has returned from a bust, jiess trip to North Hero and Canadian paints. I)r. Keuyon Is suffering with a broken foot and other mlnorOnjurles sus- alned In an automobile aceldent;Mr. ud Mi k. W. J, Wrlglit havo ri-turiiod fi om a visit In Northfield. Ilupct t AVheelock nnd Clark Wright, who ure attending the I'nlverslty of Vermont, spent the week end at their respective homer, Stephen Curtis, wh6 is enjoying a two weeks' vu i .Ulan from his busdnws In Nuw Jersey, Is visiting friends and relatives in Col- hotter and vicinity. dillele Newton, who recently returned fropi ovurjeas, was a visitor ut A. W. Newton's Sunday. Mr. X. ft. WrJalit Jmvi. fj.naul thalr house In tho village and have gono to BurlliiBlon for tho winter. J. M. Wright has recovered from a recent Illness, Nearly 7U people took dinner Friday at the parish house, wlicro the King's Daugh ters served a harvest dinner. UNDERHILL CENTER James Doon, who has been III for sev eral months with dropsical trouble, died last Saturday afternoon. Mr. Doon was about 70 years old and Is survived by a wife, two tons and ono daughter, Michael, who llvoa at home, Kdward of Kali fax mill Mrs. Blanchard of St. Albans.-Fran III f f find Alr 13. W. Henry havo purchased' tho hotei property from Fred H. Prouty -The funeral o'f James Doon was held from St. Thomas's Church Tuesday morning. he Itev. Father Pailseau ofllelatlng. are vl3ltlny In Morrlsvllle. Mrs. Lucretla Coleman has returned from Watervlllc. .Miss Martha Slater hatj returned from t .. '.K'." Bartlett and Mrs. Burns worn in IOssex Junction Satutday. Mr. mid Mrr. Lbwiii Winters are In Burlington for an Imlef Inlto stay. Several couples from .Idler Konvlllo and Wutervllln attendtd the ianc ut tho town hall Friday evenlim, T. A. Hasklns nnd Edward Harkiiui have gono to Cambridge, where they an. employed by George, Grisv.'oUI.Mrs. Al bert Porter ot fissex visited hor tun cuts, .Mr. u:: l Mr. V. IS. Boyd Monday. Franklin County ST. ALBANS C. .?. .Sumner, superintendent -r ' Stranuhan Mtmorial club, left 4-unday mornmg ror .Mimciieiter, A. n on re- dipt of nowu ot tho death of his mother. Uy. r,Ia:y 13. Sutntier, which ocourr-'d , . r , . , 1 ... , , i had been vUltlng. Mr. Sumner re- I turned with the body Monday. The funeral was held at St. Man 's , Church Tuesday morning ut nln-.- o clock. ' took phiro in Hoty Cross .'finiftcry. J Burial was In the Irish Settlemont ceme- ' '' ,l ".'." '"' "'.'"" '""" " ; tcrv.-Mlss Jessie tMnhour h 111 ot ' uu : ,UM 1,11 Mk" oftlcps 1,1 1,1,3 nr throat troub.e.-Mr. and Mrs. Bert Ledny ';:!"!T:':'0"- , . "ll "Tu, "lM prj.ULeddyt and" rk 'S1-1?1 th Irwin Hint of Con- Honed, i-ho is Eutvlved by three brothers. ! ,aIu'- tri'1 ewH "T the going out of Dr. James Flynn of Mulone, N. Y Georgu li- - Jo'aI oC N'owport, which occurred Flynn of thi3 city and Charlej nynn Monday afternoon. reached here tho of Manchester, N. H. Mis. Sumner had "ame evening. The family formerly lived made her home with her son In tills city horc' where the doctor began practice, for some time. Besldo his wife, he leaves three sons and Mrs.' Mary A. Austin, who has recently il daughter. Mrs. D. A. Benolt, and Mr, urrlvcd In this country from France, Is Genrgt- Uenoit of this place are f-lstcis the guest of Mrs. 13. N. MJIIcr of South "r Mrs. Joyal. The funeral will lie held Main istrect. Mrs. Austin has been in Thursday mornlng.-J. K. Perley re Swltzcrland nnd France for 11 years and fmed Sunday evening after an nbsunco hpent much of her time during the last of about two months intending to the five years In working for the refugees business of . harvesting and working and soldiers. Mrs. Austin's son, Lieut. ho,ne of the cranberry bogs "on the cape" Kenneth Lclloy Austin, who has neon In belonging to tho New Kngland Fruit the service slnro lido, Is still in France company. Mrs. Nancy Finnian, who Had being occupied with the settling of claims heen passing a week with Miss Bolle for the American government. Stone, left Saturday evening for her A bill of divorce has been granted by , """' Lowell. Mrs. Corabcllo Hicks Judge Ilarrle B. Chase. In Franklin county ,lf West Berkshire Is visiting her sister, court In the case of MrsT Klslo Miller Mis. Chloe Stanley. Mrs. Melissa Shcdd of Burlington, formerly of this city, vs. of Franklin has been passing a few days A. J. Miller of this city. The grounds "I"' Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Boble on High alleged were Intolerable severity. 'street. The condition of Emmet Mr. Donald, tho nine-year-old son of Mr. Fceters, who Is 111 at his home on Gr and Mrs. Percy Phillips of Farrar btrel recelvd i.evern burns about the face " Is still confined to tho house. The Wednesday Nov. 12 when he ignited the friendly atteiidanrt: contest between the powder In a shell with which he was play- , Methodist Sunday schools of Itlchford 'ng. His eyes went badly burned and It and this village, which has been waged was tlrst thought that he had lost the for a few weeks, bids fair to be a "nck sight of one, but yesterday It was stated and neck" race with the per cent shift that "there Is no danger of his eyes being lug from one to th other. Last Sunday affected. The little boy had got hold of Itlchford fbowed a 3T per cent increase a shot-gun shell and extracted the shot and then decided to teat the explosK-cncsn of the powder. Tiio United States Civil Service. Com nilFsion has announced nn examination for the county of Franklin to be held in ims nuy uccemoer j.i to nil me position of rural carrier at St. Albans and va cancies that may later occur on rural routes from other postofflcca In this county. Sixteen patients wote examined Frl- day at tho Infantile paralysis clinic iY are passing a few days in tho homo ot held at St. Albans hospital. The pa- her daughter, Mis, I. II. ICendall, in tlents were from Various towns Jn Potsdam. Orvllli- Burt of St. Albans bns Franklin county. There were a few new 'been passing a few days with friends in cases nnd marked improvement was town. A. M. Burt and son, Vilas, who noted among tho patients who have are doing some carpenter work in St. attended previous clinics. Tho ellnlr. Albans, passed Sundav at their home was In charge of Dr. William A. Ay-1 !iere,-BcnJamin Myott of St. Albans cock of the Ilor.kefeller Institute, who visited his father, Lawrence Myott. Tucs has charge of the poliomyelitis re-.day.-.Mr. and Mrs. W. I!. McFeetcrs nnd search work in this city and his assis- children were In town Tuesdav. .ailing on tant. Miss Bertha F. Welsbrod. I Mr. Mc-IVctets' father, 1-3." McFeetnrs, News has been received of tho birth of ,Vho Is 111,-Ml.ss Sarali SalTord uf Jericho a son to Mr. and Mrs. Clnfk Corliss of ,tL!, .,.n visiting Mr. and Mrs. W. 1! Coates, Kans., November 11. yilw a few days.-The itev. W. It. Duke- A standard electric clock, the gift of H,ro has been attending the training eon the graduating class of 1919, has been Terence of tho intcr-chuich meeting in installed in tho principal's office In the Burlington this wcek.-Mrs. 13. J. Rogers high school bulldlu. The clock Is a OT of Cabot, who has been passing a week beat, G3 inches tall, 21 inches wide and n Boston, ariived in town Wednesday eight inches deep. The case Is of light accompanied by her son, Jack, who hail finished quartered oak. Tho clock Is run been spending the week witli his grand, by eloctrlcity, tho current being Fecund patents, iroin dry ccllj. Within the eas-o is a pro- Brum ciock wnicn automatically controls tho ringing of -tho bells for tho calling and dismissing of classes. The mustering out banquet of Company K, V. V. M was held at the Knights of Pythias hall Monday evening, with nearly every member present. An excellent supper was served by the Pythian Sis ters. During the evening there was speak ing by several of the members and the Pythian quartet rendered several pleasing selections. All but four of the 33 members of the company were present. Leo F. Wlllson officiated ns toastmaster and a feature of tho oecablou was tho presenta tion to Capt. J. G. Hoyt of a traveling bag. C. II. Anderson, llrst lieutenant of tho company, made tho presentation .speech. Other speakers were: Second Lieut. C. W. Buckley, Mayor II. M. Drennan, II. B. Dickinson, A. C. S. Bee man, Theodore. F. Biooks, James Coftii C. S. Crawford and G. II. Pattee. The gues-ts of honor were Captain C. 13. Pell, ex-Gov. K. C. Smith and J. G. Moore. .Music waa furnished by Mrs. C. R. Atkin son and Miss Mlldied P.yder. Mr. iind Mrs. Lawrence Bard hae moved licit- from lllghgato to icside. William T. Maiden, who died at his lionnf In Barro Sunday, waa well known in thla city. In 1917 ho waa an instructor In mathematics and gupcrvicor ot athletics at Kamp Kill Kaie. Tho condition of George AV. Cleveland, who fell from a pile of lumber' Friday afternoon while working In tho Central Vermont shops, Is moro comfortable, Mr, Cleveland received a l'racturo of his collar-bone and a dislocation of his tight shoulder. Tho Itev. D. G. Guest, pastor of tho Methodist Kplscopal Church, went to Bur lington yesterday afternoon to attend the interchurcli conference. Miss Kato G. Cummings, who lias been suffering from an Infected throat for two WAieki;, is recovering. Tho condition of Mrs. Thomas Kee nan of Bishop street, who underwent u serious operation at tho Sherwood sanl nrlum Monday afternoon. Is favor able. The condition of Mrs. II. P. Randall, who recently underwent nn operation nt Iter homo on Bubleo street, la Im proving', Mr. and Mrs. Curtlu It. Smith has ar rived In this city and will occupy Mrs. Frank Walworth Smith's house on Congress street during tho winter. Mrs. Ada Randall, wife of Henry T'. Itandall of Ilublco street, aged 43 years, dlod ut tho St, AlbHna hospital Tuesday aitarnoon ul PIO o'clock folio wins an operation she underwent last Saturday. Besides her husband, Mrs. Randall Is survived by her husband, Mrs. Uandnll Is survived by her falhor, J. W. Lamb: two slstors, Mis. W. It, Austoy of this city and Mrs. VI, 13. Whcelock of Huntington! two brothers, Charles Lamb of this city and John Lsmb of Milton. Charles F. Flint, who dropped dead In tho rnllway stutlon at lissex Junction Into Monduy afternoon, was born In Bralntree August 18, ism. and ho married Miss Ada Holman of that town Zi years agu. llo had been In the employ of the Central Vermont rnilrond 36 years, nnd had been foreman of buildings unci bridges 23 years. ,va,s J,acon 11,0 lrrsl Congregational ,C nurcl1' a member of Albans Lodge, No. .'H' ',' ' 9.K:' CoIVm.,,," Kncnmpment. I :."'" " ' " , , ,. . , J'" ?M Flint and Mr.-. Marlon Itlchaldcon of liandolph, Mrs. O. M. P.oby Is one pcnrl richer than for a stew ,,ne nigh, recently silo declocd to ent one raw, and while the oyster was hi the prorets of mastication Mri. ltoby's teeth stiuck Eomothlng hard and upon extracting the aubstancu tils- o-cred thnt it was a pearl. She has been offered several dollars for It. i The condition of Mrs. Thomas Kcenim of Bishop street, who underwent an oper ation ut thu Sherwood sanitarium Tuesdaj, la favprable. ) Tho condltlun of G. P. Twigg, wno has . been seriously ill, is more comfortable. The records of tho offlco of City Clerk B. .At. Hopkins show a total of 19 births ' during the months of October while there were only four deaths in the city. Thero I were H marriages. The births were dlvld- ed, olght girls and 51 bojr, and thu deaths were divided, throe male and ono female. Thu 8go of t)lu oltlcst ,,crsolI ,0 de was ;t! ycilVti .ulf tl)f. younse!ll WIla one Vcul. o!(li Michael McMahon left Monday for Day. te,-" ona, Fla., where ho will upend the win- A daughter, weighing seven and a hair r,0Un(Jg, H.as ,lorn TlH.sll;iy tt) Mt, j,rB- Lo,jla Momiutt Jr. ENOSBURG FALLS chard street. Is only slightly Improved. and this place a II per cent. Tho two previous weeku Itlchford hud thu lead. The village trustees are closing up high way work for the Bcason. The last work has been on the Berkshire road, where about ?22ti has been expended. About 17U was laid out there last year. A few days work next spring will wind up tho job there. .Mrs. J. II. Meant of this place and sltcr, Mrs. Leonn Sheldon, of North Troy, who have been visiting in the homo 'of Mrs. Menrs' son, John, In Brooklyn. N WEST ENOSBURG A farewell party was given Clyde Walker at the Grange hall Friday eve ning, about W people attending. Mr. Walker has completed his work for D. 1-3. Cuslunan nnd is at the homo of his mother, Mrs. George Johnson, In St. Albans. H. it. Hull passed Sunday in St. Albans. Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Hathaway of Knosburg Falls pasfced a few days last week at the liouu of H. J. Cavanaugh. Mrs. Fred Ovltt lias a pullet less than ttvc months Md. that lias laid fifteen double yolked eggs. Miss ICleanor Stone pasted tho week-end with her brother. Foil est Stone, In Berkshire. Hnrlle Ovltt of St. Albnns irasted Sunday at his homo in thla place. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert llcstx-y of East Knosburg visited y thu home of B. O. Stone Saturday and Sun day, . Mrs. 13, D, Cushman and two daughters of Haverhill, Mass., ato passing a few days at the homo of Mrs. Cushman's parents. Mr. and Mrs. D. 13. Cushman. Mr, and Mrs. John Courtney, Mr. and Sirs. Hollln Chaffee, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ovltt and Cnilgo Ovltt visited at tho homo of miner Kclley Saturday, the oc casion being the. birthday anniversary of Mrs. Chaffo and Mr. Ovitt, Mrs, H." H. Kelley and son, Clair, and little daugh ter, LIIh, visited at thu homo of Krnest Hall Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. ICruest Hull and little ion, Wendell, visited at the homo of Mrs Hull's purentb, Mr, and .Mrs. H. II. ( Kclley, of IJast l-3iiosbuig, Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Hubbell, Mr. and .Mrs. F. 113. Ovltt, Mr. and Mrs. 13, I,, Kelley and Cralgo Ovltt were callers at C. A. Craig's 'in Sheldon Sunday. Mr. and .Mrs. Carl Kidder and family nnd Ms Belle Fair banks of Kast I'3nohburg visited at tho home of Harry Kidder Sunday ENOSBURG Miss Kinma Maynanl s visiting her nephew, it. II. Mayiiard, Mrs, II. 13. Sipjlics In at the home of F. M, Wright, where she will spend the winter. Tho Rev. Mr. Burns of Weston preached Sunday at the Congregational Church, G, L, Nichols arrived homo Tuesday nfternoon. Ills mother accompanied hlin and surprised Ills family, as they had meant to stop In .Missouri to visit rela tives. .Mrs. George Lonec has been very III. Mrs, Jesslo Clark Is raring for hor. BAKERSFIELD Mrs. Dowoy Smith nnd young son of Morrlsvllle arc visiting ut the Rev, W. W. Smltlt'M for a few days. Tho Rev, . ii.; auu nvo wisicrs, .irs. wnucr W. W. Smith Is In Bui lington In attend ance nt tho Inter-Chinch Training con-fercnco.-Dr. W. B. Hydo motored with a pntlent to Burlington, Monday. Next Sunday will bo Grunge Sunday nt tho Congregational Church. Tho pastor will preach a sermon on "Tho Work of tho Grange In the Present Crisis." On Sun day evening, tho Christian Kndeavor so clety will hold Its prayer nu-etlng nt seven o'clock and this will bo followed hy a servlw In which the pastor win give a description of tho Inter-Church Training conference held In Burlington this week. EAST FRANKLIN Mr. and Mrs. 13. W. Olmstead und son visited nt Montgonery Center, Saturday and Sunday. Mrs. Harlow Lowo In 111 with tonsllltls. Mr. and Mrs. W. C. 1311s worth were In St. Albans Monday. B. H. Gilbert was confined to the houso all last ueck by a very severe cold. HIGHGATE CENTER On Thursday afternoon and evening, November 13, Frank W. Jackson of Barre. grand eecrotary of the Grand Lodge of Vermont. I. O. o. F.j Mrs. I3mma M. Coburn of St. Johnshury, president of the llebekah assembly of Vermont; SIlss 13mma II. Gates of Ludlow, secretary ot the Ilebeknh assembly and Mrr. F. W. Jackson, past president, assisted by Miss Pearl B. Dyke, district deputy president for District No. 1, nnd membeto from Bellevtto Rebeknh Lodge No. 26, of St. Albans, c.nne. to town and Instituted Wildey Itebekab Lodgo No. Ifi. After the Instituting of the lodge, the degiee team of Bellevue Lodge worked the degrr on a large class of charter members and the following elective officers wcro In stalled by .Miss Poarl B. Dyke, D. T, P., and suite: Noble grand, Mrs. J. B. Dlmon: vico-grnnd, Mrs. C. D. Loukes; secretary, Miss Josephenn H, Lyon; treasurer. Mrs. M. A. Stockwell. At the close of tho ceremonies a banquet was served to about S3 persons. 13. W. Bow man of Montreal, P. Q.. spent the week end In town. L. W. Squires, who has held the position of chef nt the Frank lin House at the springs, has closed his reason's work and returned to his homn on Canada street. Deputy Collector of Customs H. B. Corliss Is spending a few days at his homo m Derby Line and during his absence. Deputy Collrctor L. D. Seward of Swanton Is In charge of the local port. Uhc. Rev. 1'. W. Ixjwls Is spending the week In Burlington. Mrs. W. J. Lynch and little son of Providence, R. I., arc visiting friends and relatives In town. Mrs. ,H. L. Vosburgh Is visiting at her former home In Alburg. O. I'. Catlln of St. Albans was In town Mon day. Mrs. Sarah Gorton attended the fu neral of N. K. Pnrcher at St. George Sun day. Miss Frances ICdwards, of Rich mond was an over-Sunday guest of Dor othy Kills. The school will have a play and dance Tuesday evening, November 25 at the M. W. A., hull. The proceeds nro to go for thbenefll of the school. Tho Juniors had a class meeting at the home of K. O. Gorton Friday evening. R. A. Norton and Mrs. Jane Fuller and Mrs. Bello AndrewB are III. There will lie a church sale at Woodmen's hall December 11. The proceeds arc to go for chairs for the pulpit. Miss Hazel Brace went to Meriforri, Mass., Monday to be a guest at the home of Harry Ross. MONTGOMERY CENTER Aaron Brownton was quite seriously in jured Monday by the falling of a limb 1 from a tree, while he was at work on Jay mountain. The collarbone was broken and he also received a had scalp wound. Tim Marney was In town recently In the interests of the Independent Order of r oresters. John Myott has moved from Kast hill to the Ceiitcr.-Roderick Chap lin is seriously 111 nt his home on the Notch road. He is a veteran of the Civil war. Daniel Duffy has moved to Johnson and has sold his farm. Miss Mary Kingsley has gone to New York city to spend some time with her sister, Mrs. Hugo Herzog. Miss Blanche Barber is clerking for the Gardyne company. Mr. nnd Mrs. Krnest Olmstead, of East Franklin, were In town Saturday and Sunday. Mrs. C. M. Foley has gone to St. Albans for n visit. Del phla Lumbra has moved to Rlchford, where ho has a position with the Rlch ford Manufacturing company. AVallace Domlna and A. H. Newcity have moved to Hectorvillo and ato working for the Mlsslsquol Pulp & Paper company. EAST BERKSHIRE Mr. and Mrs. Edward Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Smith are passing tho week In Boston. Mrs. O. S. Moffalt was In Enosburg Falls Friday and Saturday The monthly meeting of the Ladles' Aid society was held In the vestry of the. Congregational Church November 11. Sup per was perved. Mrs. C. M. Rublee and daughter, Harriet, were In St. Albans Tuesday. The Corner class held their monthly meeting in the church vestry November li. The I lev. W. R. Price at tended the Interchurcli convention in Bur lington this week. Mrs. W. S. Rubleu is confined to the house with neuritis and HCiatlca. Mrs. 13. L. AVashubrn has re turned home from New York State, where s:hc was called by the death of her sis-tcr-ln-law. FAIRFAX A pictty wedding took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Thombly Wednesday afternoon, November 12, at two o'clock, when their daughter, Winona, was united In marriage to Leroy C. Splller of Wilmington, by the Rev. A. H. Webb. The bridal couple wcro at tended by Kdlth and Walter Shedd, cou sins of tho bride, the double ring service being used. Only mombcrs of the im medlato families weio present, among them Mr. and Mrs. Splller, parents of the groom. After a short wedding trip Mr. and Mrs. Splller will bo at homo In Wilmington, where Mr. Splller is engaged in mercantile business. The bride has always lived In Fairfax, is a graduate of Bellows Free Academy and of the Bur lington business college, class of '19, and has wide circle of friends. Prayer mooting at the Methodist Church will be held on Friday evening, when a report of tho convention will be given, Mrs. Williamson has returned from visiting her son, Clayton, and other relatives in tho southern part of tho State. The Methodist society expects to givo a conceit or entertainment about December 9. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Bellus of Burling ton hnvc boon In town a few days. While here, they sold their place to G, L. But ler. Tho first numcbr of tho lecture course for the winter Is the "Sunaco Illver Quartet" and they will glvo thlr enter tainment Monday evening November 24 nt B. F. A. hall. There will bo four numbers this yoar. Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Wllklns have returned from Springfield, Mass., where they have bo-en for several weeks. W. H. Ramsey of Burlington was a business visitor in town Monday. Tho Swance Jtlvcr quartet will give a concert In tho Bellows Free Academy hall Wednesday evening, November 26, This Is the Hist of a scries of entertain ments and was formerly announced to given November 21. GEORGIA Jits. II. 13. Uynn has returned from an extended visit in Detroit, Mich. Mrs. Ollvo Emerson of Portland, Me., Is the guest of her sister, Mrs. J. F. Ballard, Mlsa Lurn MInckler of Grand Islo was a tecent guest of her niece, Mrs. F. H. Wllhcr.-Oeorgo Howard and family havo moved lo Burlington. Mrs. J. w. Rey nolds has received word ot tho 0(if0 nr. rival of her daughtor, France. Harris, in Frenso, Cal. Mtts. Augusta Ballard has returned to Moulpellcr after visiting relatives here and In Milton. Word has been received of tho safe arrival In Crescent City, Florida, of Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Gove. Mr. nnd Mrs. Govo spent the summer here, returning by auto mobile. The trip was mado In li days. .Mr. and Mrs. Grow of Bristol accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Gove. Mr. and Mrs. I'"urkcy were In Burlington lecently to attend tho wedding of llitlr son, George, to Miss Donley. Miss Laura Wllber has returned to her studies at Burlington Business College nfter spending a wcok nt her homo here. Walter Judd and family of Enosburg Falls were recent visitors In town. Frank Goodwin has opened a meat market In tho old storo ndjolnlng his dwelling. Miss Julia Kin ney Is In very poor health. Miss Jesslo Whlterross has returned to her home In Weslford, .Mass., after spending tho sum-met- In town, Tho regular meeting of Banner Grange will bo held Frldaynvo nlng, Election of officers will take place. Tho Ladles' Aid society will hold Its third monthly social nt the town hall, November 2S. An Interesting program Is being prepared. SWANTON Mtu. Stephen Covey, aged 49, died nt her home on the west side of tho river Sunday, November 1C. The funeral services wpro hold from the Methodist Kplscopal Church Tuesday afternoon at 2:3'', the Rev. F. A. Wood worth officiating. Mrs. Covey Is nitrvlved by a husband and seven children. The Thursday night meeting at the Methodist Episcopal Chutch will be in charge of J. A. Empey. JIIss Henrietta Rlendeau Is passing a month with Mr. and Mrs. John Wlbbeily on Spring street. Irving Chaso will pass the week In Canada on a buflness trip for the Webster Lumber company. E. T, Bradley Is in Boston on business for a few days. Thu regular meeting of tho Monday club was held at the home of Mrs Otis Hall on Grand avenue Tuesday. RICHFORD At the annual meeting of the local branch of the American Red Cross held In the Colonial Thwater, November 11, the following oMlcern were elected: Presi dent, Mrs. R. M. Pelton; secretary, Miss Anna Ladd; treasurer, S. Carl Carpenter. Miss Elizabeth Van Patten of Burlington, field supervisor of the public health nursing service of Vermont, then address ed tho meeting. Miss Van Patten gave an outline of the work, some of tho duties of n district nurse, tho benefits to be had from medical Inspection In the schools, also the benefits to the community at large. A vote was made that stepri be taken to establish a public health center in Rlchford with a district nurse. Tho Social Union of the Baptist Church met at the home of Mrs. 13. F. Greene Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Miss Battle Swan of Mont gomery, who hae been visiting at the homo of her sister, Mrs. W. B. Lock'ln, has returned home Miss Ella Gertrude TIbbits. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. TIbbits of Powell street, and William Gilbert Goff. eon of Mr. and Mrs. Corliss W. Goff of Newtonvlllc, Maps., were married Friday evening, November 1, at the Methodist parronagc, by the pastor, tho Rev, G. Leon Wells. Mr. and Mrs. Goff will reside In Lawrence, Mass,, where Mr. Goff Is employed as manager 'of the National Butter company's store. j Hobart M. Kendall, local American 'express agent, has been granted a four months leave of absence and with Mrs. Kendall will take up that time at St. Petersburg, Florida, leaving about December first. Mrs. Jan A. Goff, who passed the summer hero with her brother, I R. E. Fay went Friday to her homo In . e, w orK. Cards havo been received in this place from Mr. and Mrs. George Oilman of Lowell, Mass., announcing tho marriage of their niece, Miss Kthel L. Greenllef. to Ernest W. Gilpin of Rlchford on Satur day, November 13, ot Lowell, Muss. Mr. and Mrs. Gilpin will visit In New York, rrovldencB and Boston nnd will b at home to their friends after December 1. Mr. Gilpin has rented Mrs. E. Fay Hopkins' house on School street. Miss Jennie Chappel returned home Tuesday from a few weeks' visit with relatives and friends In Worcester, Mass., and Boston. The Htat game of basketball this season was played In the school gymnasium Friday evening between the Newport girls and the Rlchford high school girls team and the Rlchford high school boys' first team vs. R. H. S. second team. The team played by the girls was won by the New port team tho score being 7 to 6. The ladles of St. Ann's Guild will serve their regular monthly supper In St. Ann's parish hall to-day from .1:30 o'clock until all aro served. HILL WEST Mr. and Mrs. Guy LaPlantc of Enos burg visited Mrs. LaPlanto's parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Jewott. Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wctherby were in Enosburg Falls one day last week. Dr. G. S. Clark of Rlchford was called here Friday to attend Mrs. D. II. T. Bostwlck, who was very seriously ill. Mr. and Mrs. D. H. T. Bostwlck burled their Infant son Sunday In the cemetery in this place. Fred Julere and son visited his brother In South Montgomery Sun day. Austin McGrall lost another cow Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Orln Williams and Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler Rushford visited at Ray Wetherby's Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Boy Frazlcr and little daughter, Ruth, visited at Charlio Roberts Sunday. Mrs. Homer Wetherby Is ill. MONTGOMERY W. G. Brown of St. Albans, acting pas tor of tho Mothodlst Church here, was entertained at the homo of Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Pratt Sunday. The Ladles' Aid society Is making plans for a sale to be hold in the Methodist parsonage the second week In December. H. H. Par ker and W. II. Moftatt have had electric lights Installed In their residences. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Casavant and Mr. and Mrs. Hector Bailey of Rlchford wero in town Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. John Peiry and family of Morrlsvllle and Mr. and Mrs. Mclvin Ynteo of Berkshire, visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Itush ford. Sunday. Levi Donna lias gone to Albany", N. Y wlicro he haa employment. Mrs. George Smith recently vlsitod at tho home of her brother, O. N. Kclton, in St, Albans. Sirs. Homer Frazler has returned homo from a visit with relatives in Boston and vicinity. Mr. nnd Mrs. Raymond Rushford havo gone to Dan vers, Mass., where Sir. Rushford has employment. Mrs. Emma McNall Is vibltlng in St. Albans. WEST BERKSHIRE Cortis Johnson, a much respected citi zen, died at his home In Berkshire, at 9:23 o'clock Monday evening after a vcrl' short sickness of blood poisoning, at tho ago of 60 years. Mr. Johnson had bocn In his usual health until a very few days previous to his death and passed away quite suddenly. Ho leaves a large clrclo of friend and relatives, who will miss his kindly ways, besides his Imnio dlato family. Tho funeral services wero held at 11:00 o'clock at the liousu Wed nesday. Clllfonl Phelps nas sold hit place In tho village to Harry Dolan of Berkshire who contemplates running a meat market at West Berkshire next sea son, Mr. Dolan has rented the placo for the winter to A. C. Sinclair, who recent ly sold his farm nt tho centor to Dr. Her rlck of Rlchford, Dr. Herrlck nt once sold th same fann to Eugene Mead of Berkshire, who took immediate possession CoJ, L. C. Leavens of niehford was a visitor In the village Tuesday. Miss Lucy Weld Is visiting friends lu St. Albans for two weeks. Luther Klnnny was In Burlington on business Tuesday. FRANKLIN The Rev. Brothorson supplied the Congregational pulpit Sunday. Tho Catholics hold their annual oyster sup per In the church parlors Wednesday evening. Tho burial of Cortcz John son of Berkshire Centre, will tako placo hero this forenoon, Mr. and Mrs. Shepard and two children of St. Albans spent tho week-end at C. C. Soules. Miss Johnson of the Burling ton Business College wius homo Sun day. Tho Ileber.ca Guild held Its meet Ing with Mrs. II. E. Gates Wednesday afternoon. W. S. Riley was In Enos burg Tuesday. The Friday club will meet with Mrs. Leon Pierce, November 21. FAIRFIELD. Tho Catholic teachers, assisted by Mrs. J. E. Howrlgan, Mrs. J. II. McGowan and tho Misses Gertrude Raymond, Frances Ryan, Gertrude Fitzgerald, Bculnh Sonic and Mnrcla O'Connell gave very suc cessful bazar nnd "Old Tyme" entertain ment lu St. Patrick's hall Saturday eve ning. Tho costumes worn by those taking part In tho progranuvere of colonial days. The affairs was IJTgely attended and netted about $90. Mrs. J. H. llooney is Islowly recovering from her recent lllnes?. Tho funeral of Miss Elizabeth Howrlgan, who died after a ,Jong Illness at the home of her mother, Mrs. Mary Howrlgan, was held at St. Patrick's Church Thursday j morning. Those from away who came to 'attend tho funeral wero her brothers, John and Leo Howrlgan of New York city, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Howrlgan nnd son, Roger, of St. Albans and William Collins of Bur- I lington. Mrs. Charles N. McCuen Is spending the week In Burlington. Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Finn and family of lllghgato spent Sunday In town with Mr. Finn's mother. Tho old-faahloned dance given for tho piano fund lu tho town half Fri day evening was a great success. Forty couples were present. Another dance will be given Friday night. Dr. and Mrs. Patton and son, Albert, mo tored from Burlington nnd spent Sun day with Mrs. Hawley and Mrs. McCuen. An attractive wedding was solemnized nt St. Patrick's Church Monday morning at eight o'clock when Mlsa Pearl M. Ryan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Ryan, was united In marriage to Bryan Branon, the ceremony being per formed by tho Rev. Thomas McMahon. The bride wore a dark blue suit and a string of pearls presented by tho sioom. The couple was attended by Philip Ryan, brother of the bride, and Philip Branon of Holy Cross College, Worcester, Mass. After the ceremony a wedding breakfast was served to relatives and Intimate friends at the home of the bride. Mr. nnd Mrs. Branon left by automobile for a short wedding trip. Grand Isle County SOUTH HERO. Services at the Methodist Episcopal Church. November 23, preaching by the Rev. W. R. Davenport, followed by the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper, and the quarterly conference, service at 2:30 p. nt. The honor roll for the Grand Isle county boys who were called for the world war Will be unvelleed at North Hero court houso Friday at 2:00 p. m. GRAND ISLE Servicos at Union Church November 23, preaching by the Rev. W. R. Davenport, newly appointed district superintendent at 1:30 a. m Bible, school at 11:30 n. m. The probationers and teachers' meetings aro withdrawn for tthls, week. Tho Ep worth League will meet at tho parsonage on Saturday evening In connection with the quarterly conference, when an ad dress will be given by the Rev. W. R. Davenport, district superintendent. Re ports of tho Sunday school. Ladies Aid and Epworth Lague will be given. Tho Rev. and Mrs. H. P. Sweet are In Bur lington attending tho Interchurcli confer ence. At thu service November Pi, five young niecn were u-celvcd Into prepara tory membership, making a total of 19 receelvcd during this conference year. The sacrament of tho Ixird's supper will be administered at the close of the morn ing service. The Rev. and .Vis. Sweet arc in Bur lington this week attending the church conference being held there. John Parizn is quite III with pneumonia. Tho Ladles' Aid society will meet with Mrs. V. L. Hurlburt Thursday afternoon. A'. L. Hurlburt Is visiting his brother. A. E. ITurlburt, ln,Boston this week. Mr. and Mrs.. Edward Dubuque are the parents of a son, ALBURG Mrs. H. L. Vosburgh of Highgate is vibltlng friends in town. The meeting of tho village Improvement society, held at tho home of Mrs. A. W. Darby Thursday, was well attended. Mrs. Louis Martin was in Rouses Point, N. V Friday. Mrs, A. G. Mott has returned te Burlington after spending a few days with relatives In town. Mr. nnd Mrs. Leon Fadden havo been entertaining friends from Bur lington. Mrs. Euretta Durby and Mrs. N. A. Lessor loft yesterday for Detroit, Mich,, where they are to spend the win ter with lelatlvcs. Tho change in tho schedule of the Rouses Point branch of tho Central Vermont railway brings tho morning train No. It west bound here at 11:03 a. m. The re turn trip to St. Albans leaves this sta tion at 3:03 p. m. The evening train serv ice remains as previous. The local branch of tho Red Cross has on hand a quantity of grey sweater and sock yarn, which it is anxious to dispose of that tho money thus Invested may bu devoted to other purposes. The price is $2.13 per pound. Further Information may bo bad from Mrs. Hobart Darby. Dr. S. II. Mar tin has been In Rutland on business, Linus Lasher Is moving Into the tene ment vacated by A. J. Jnsmer. Mrs. II. C. Ladd has returned from a few days visit lu Burlington. Mrs. Flynn re turned to her home In Slllton Tuesday after a few days visit at the home of her son, W, K. Flynn. Henry Hlalr spent Sqtuiday in St. Albans on business,.!, K', Gonye.i bpent Sunday In Burlington. Arthur Mai tell spent Saturday In Swanton and St. Albans on business. ISLE LA MOTTE Mrs. Allen Hall returned from New York Monday, where sho has been visit ing for a week among relatives. Mr. and Mrs. M. S. Thomas nnd daughter, Ruth, nnd guest, Miss Marlon O'Sulllvan, of Burlington, Paul LaBonibard, Frank Rltter, James Duba and William Dcyo, have gone to Boca Ratone, Florida, where they will spend the winter. Sir. Thomas has several bungalos to build while in Florlda.-Sllss .Mildred Blondln is 111 with tuberculosis. Henry .Inrvls Is convalescing, Sirs. Ethel Fleury is mov ing to Sudbury, where she will keep houso for her brother, Dr. Pike, who is tho practicing physician In that town. Sir. and Sirs. John Rorbach havo closed their summer cottage and have gone to their homo in New York. Roland Hill, U, H. N., is spending a furlough with his parents, Mr. and Sirs. R. W. Hill. Joseph Littounieau le recovering from a recent lllnees. Sirs. James Jarvls Is in Pittsburgh visiting her daughter, sirs, William Kelle'- Lamoilc County MORRISVILLE Stirs Bcrnlce Stadcllno Bassett, elder daughter of Sir, and Sirs, Frank A Bas sett and Harry K, Aiken, son of Sir. and Sirs, Alvln C. Aiken of Summer stree-. were, united in marrlago at the Unlversa llst paisonage Saturday evening at seven o'clock, Uic lXtv. Gcorgo F. Fortler of ficiating The couple was attended. They went directly to their farm home, following. Sirs. Aiken had uttendcrt People's Academy anil began working in the News arid Citizen office In Slarch 1910. for tho past year liuvlng charge of tho office and for tho past year had been do ing the local work. Sir. Aiken was born In North Troy nnd attended the North Troy high school for three years. Ho has been associated with the C. J. Oben agency for the past few months. He came, hero from stowo with his father, whtie they conduced a largo farm, sell ing tho same nearly a year aRO. The young couple have many friends In Slor rlsvlllo and vicinity who extend congra tulations and best wishes. Sir. and Sirs. L. P. Bashaw, have rented and moved to the Chnmpeau tenement on Slain strcet.-SIrs. Ellis Bridge and son went Saturday to Barro for a few days' stay with Sir. Bridge, who has employment, there Sirs. Foster Andrews spent Slon day with relatives lu Johnson. Dr and Sirs. A. J. Burbank and Sir. and srrs. 1-3. O. Barrow were Sunday visitors In Burre. SIlss Slarlon Fox, who has a position lu Washington, D. C, came Slonday to visit her parents, Sir. and Sirs. G. Fox. Sllsn Catherine SIcGrath, who has been 111 for two weeks, is convalescing. Sirs. Edward Emmons has returned from Watcrbury, where she was called by tho Illness of her mother, Sirs. E. J. Allen. Sirs. Annie Blgrlow of Stowe was In town Slonday. Sirs. Harriett Dough-its oC Stowe, who has been spending two weeks with her sister, Sirs. Lucretla Bundy, re turned Slonday to her home. Ledn Slanahan spent Sunday at his home in East Fairfield. George Battyu spent the day Slonday lu Burlington with hla daughter, SIlss Bertha Battye, who is receiving treatment at the Siary Fletcher hospital. A. N. Laneau of tho west part of tho town has purchased the S D. Eldred place on Elmore street. S, . S. D. Eldred spent tho day Slonday In Hardwlck. Sir. and Sirs. B. A. Pal mer and son, Arland, of St. Johnshury. wero guests over Sunday at the homo of Sirs. Palmer's sister. Sirs. W.SI. Sargent. Sirs. .J. F. Jackson went Slonday morn ing to Woodsvillc, N. I!., where she will tpend a week with Sirs. O. R. Rouhan. Dr. J. F. Jackson will go tlio 'last of tho week to spend Sunday there. Seldcn Crocker had the misfortune to fracture the wrist of his right arm Fri day while cranking his car. Little Ray mond Davis, son of Mr. and Sirs. Burton Davis, entertained li of his little friends Friday afternoon, 'tho occasion being tho fourth anniversary of his birth.1 Re freshments of wafers, cookjes and birth day cake wero served, and Raymond re ceived many little gifts and a sum of money. The Women's Auxiliary of tho Congregational Church held Its monthly meeting at the church parlors Thursday. The meeting was lu charge of Mrs. G. E. Goodlltfe, nnd was the thank-offering1.' meeting. The leader carried out a spe cial program which was most approprlato for the Thanksgiving season, and at the close a generous thank-offering waa taken. Thursday, as Ruel Burnham waa splitting wood, the nxo slipped. Inflict ing nn ugly gash In his foot. Dr. A. St. Godrlard was called and found It ncccH sary to take several stitches to closo the wound. Friday evening, 78 of the neighbors and friends of Sirs. Minnie Smalley gathered at her home on Con gress street to remind her of her birthday anniversary. The affair was a surprise, to Sirs. Smalley and was arranged by her Sunday school class. Slusic, both Instrumental and vocal, was enjoyed and a poem fitting to the occasion, written by SIlss Delia Thompson, was read. Re freshments wero served. Tim birthday cake was made by Sirs. Laura Warren. Sirs. Smalley was presented a casserolo and a sum of money. Sirs. P. R. Slay ton of Hardwlck came Friday night and, was a guest over Sunday at the homo oC her brother, Alton Lawson. Miss Luclln Robinson, who was called here by tho Illness and death ot her mother. Sirs. Gertrude Robinson, left Friday night for Red Bank, N. J., where she will resume her duties as teacher. SIlss Hazel Sher man went Saturday morning to Mont pcller. where she spent Sunday with her friend, SIlss .Margaret Hlckey. Sirs. Slln nle Smalley spent Saturday in Johnson with her daughter. Sirs. Donald Page. Sirs. Truman Sweetscr has been con fined to tho house tho last week sufferim? from a severe old. SIlss Beulah Stearns, who is a student at People's Academy, spent tho week-end .In Eden with her uncle. Ray Stearns. Sirs. G. R. Blckford of tVolcott was a visitor In town Sat urday. Sirs. Harry Bailey, who has been spending two weeks with relatives in town and in Hyde Park, left Saturday morning for her home In Ayers Clin. Can. Sir. and Sirs. Alphonse G.ibrlaule are receiving congratulations -on tho birth of a sou, November 10. The first public meeting of the Amer ican Legion was held at the town hall Tuesday Nov. 11 In the form of a con cert and dance and was largely attended by soldiers and their friends. About 31X1 people attended the concert which con sisted of several numbers by an orches tra from the V. V. si., chcrus singing led by sirs. Ha Nlles Jackson; a solo by Sirs. Jackson which was enthusiastically received; several selections by a male quartet composed of C. W. Barrows, F. W. Slnuld, the Rev. G. B. Gcodllffe and H. L. Bairows. Tho locul hits sung to the tune of ".My Slerehaum Pipe," were heartily applauded. The principle featuro of the program was an address by Dr. George L. Bates, which was a forceful exposition of what the now organization t.inds for and a few of the many Im portant reforms It hopes to accomplish. Tho doctor had tho audience with him from start to finish. The meeting wan in charge of Dr. L. C. Robinson as chair man of the organization. Sluch credit Is due John Stewart, Daniel Slontgomery nnd Oscar Kahn for the success of the occasion. Archie S. Page, who had been ill since Friday night, died at tho home of W. H. Isham. Tuesday Nov. 11 from heart failure, following a sovcre cold. Sir. Pago wan t2 years old and had resid ed In town for-n number of years, work ing for two years for F, A, Lunt In th Battery works, nnd for the past year for tho Union Granite company. Sfr. Page is survived by a brother in thtj west and by a sister In Swanton. Thero was a large attendance at th Woman's club meeting Slonday evening to hear tho address by SIlss Charlotte Pierpont. of tho extension service of the University of Vermont, who spok6on "Choosing the Season's Wardrobe." The meeting was ononcd with the regular business and several new names wcro presented for membership and accepted. SIlss Moody, Stato chairman of the Nor mal school scholarship fund work, stated lu a few words the worthiness of thn cause nnd asked the club to respond witli ns largo an amount ns possible and. 3" was pledged. A lady quartette composed of Anna Fortler. Nlta Kills, Nan Wom bell and Slarlo Gullck sang one number und two choruses were sung by tho club. Sirs. Blanche Slorse nnnnunced the next, meeting, December 1, which Is the annual sunshine meeting and will be hold at hep homo. All members aro asked to brlnw some little gift to be sent to the Interna tional Sunshine society at New Tork for (ConHnntd on rnue fanv)