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"'THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS AND TIMES: THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 1920
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burno to the Stobblns farm, which ho will Ins the result of tho vote In favor of duo the teacher and pupils In chargo for wont to her home, whero she will pass Mlis Gladys Klwood and Mlsa Abblo
occupy tho coming yonr.-Gcorge Woolncr Charles Turrlll, It s understood that tho varloly and rxccllonco of tho lunches a few days beforo going to tho homo or Hnzen were In Hlghgato Sunday.
has moved to Shelburno vlllagc-Clcorgo arrangements already havo been mndo'to served. Tho small sum of 12 cents n brother, Karl Moffatt, In Brattleboro. Blanche Hazard hus been obliged to
Ambrose has moved from Feriisburg to Instltutn legal proceedings to teat tho week per pupil Is charged to defray ex- Tho funeral of Mrs, O. A, While of leave school for n fow weeks on account
tho Enn housc.-Thoro Is much Illness In legality of the acts of tho moderator und penso. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Entires and Bholdon, aged 74, was held Sunday after- of lllnoss.-Fretrerlck Hell hns resigned
this community and tho schools at Hap- clerk In refusing to accept and use the family aro moving back to Hlncsburg noon, the Nov. W. B. Dukeshlro oHlclat- his position In Worcester, Mans., and hus
list corners wero closed Tuesday. Mrs. lift revised by the hoard of civil mithorlly. from Burlington. g, The body was placed In tho vault of returned to Swanton. Principal Do For
Ambrose St. George, Mrs. John A. Hart, Floyd lsham, Hurl Ayer und Laurcnro The homo of Mr. and Mrs. Emery I v Mlsslsipiol cemetery. Tho bearers were! est nartoo was a business visitor In St.
Mrs. Alfred Horry and Leslie Born Is Wolllngcr wero In Burlington Saturday, fence was tho scono of a pretty homo G. A. White, Q. A. White, Jr., Moses Albans Saturday. Miss Mabel Hazen
still seriously III. Miss Maudo Tracy Is Some of tho young people In town nt- wedding Monday evening when their West and Ocrald West. Tho body of was at her homo In Alburg Sunday.
Ill nt tho homo of Mr. and Mrs. tended tho Knke Walk In Burlington I'll- daughter, Miss Lillian Stokes, was united Mrs. A. A. Kendall arrived Saturday The Monday club met with Mrs. Florenco
Thomas Hnrt. Mr. and Mrs. Hart aro day evening. Mrs. It. E. Forbes and son In inarrlngo to Eugene Dowjior of Mid- morning from Oakland, Calif., whero she Gates March 1. Tho Mlssos Molllo and
also III. All havo Influenza, Mrs. W. C. were In Burlington Wednesday. Karl dlcbury. Tho ceremony was performed by had been living with her daughter, Mrs. Henrietta Smith wero In Burlington Sat
Scott Is III with an attack of Jaundice Plltsbury were homo from Burlington 10 Hev. C. H. Bennett, pastor of tho W. B. Noble. Tho funeral was held tho urday. Tho Trl-Mu-boys of tho First
Each member of the family of Lewis high school over Sunday. M. W. Hlns- I'nltcd Church, tho Methodist Episcopal same afternoon from tho homo of her Congrogatlonal Sunday school held a
Beers hus been 111 but nil aro Improving, dale, O. F. l'cct and Scott Pnrchor wero service being used. Tho brldo wore bluo brothor, V. A. Irish. Tho Rov. W. B. meeting In tho Boy Scout roomu Monday
.llcs Bora, oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. In Burlington one day recently. Mis. inossnllne. Tho couple wero unattended. Dukeshlro offlclatod. The body was ovenlng. Mrs. A. N. Downey has return
Fred Bora, tiled nt 10 o'clock Monday otm- Frank Hlnsdalo visited her daughter, Tll brltI" received many gifts from placed In tho vault. Tho bearers wero: ed from St. Albans, whero sho has been
ulng of pneumonia. Leslie Bora, a urothFr Lucy, over Sundny In Hlncsburg. Charles f'lends. Mr. ami Mrs. Downer will reside u. D. Kendall, E. C. Kendnll, B. C. Ken- receiving medical treatment Miss Clara
of tho deceased, Is still critically 111 with Miles and friend from Wllllston visited 111 Mlddlobury where Mr. Downer owns ,a nnd Dr. C. G. Aholl.-M. I'. I'crloy Kinsley was at Swanton Center Sunday,
pneumonia. his uncle Laurence Wolllngor Sunday. i" farm. Tho funeral of Hiram O'Brien returned Saturday from a. visit In tho P. J. Audetto Is confined to his homo
MILTON
United Church services ns follows:
Thursday evening nt 7:30, prayer meet
Ing and choir rehearsal: March 7, "Get
Heady Sunday." At tho 10:43 a. 111. serv
ice Sunday the pastor will use for his
subject "Preparedness;" Sunday school
nt 12 a. m.: Christian Endeavor nt 0:30
p. m... leaders Thelma Phelps und Dclma
who Is III. Mr. and Mrs. John Broadwetl
havo returned fiom Burlington and luivo
moved to Thomas Shcun's farm.
RICHMOND
A largo bam owned by A. Worthelm was
burned Friday morning. The stock, wag-
ons, etc.. were saved. The origin of this
flro Is unknown. Tho property was In-
sured.-Mr. nnd Mrs. G. E. Bartlett. Mr.
Leonard the Misses Barrett nnd Clark,
Harry Howe nnd Multland Barney wero
.niiiiiL. ii.n,in.i !.,. it'.n,
thrie months, suffering from blood-poison
Ing, returned homo Saturday. Mr. and
Mrs. F. W. Shcpardson were In Burling
ton Friday and Saturday. Mrrt'. E. L.
Freeman gave u bridge party to a num
ber of friends Friday nftci noon. Ouy
Itochleau ofLewlston. Me., was recently
the guest of Mr. und Mrs. E. L. Freeman.
Mr. and Mrs. Bartlett, who have re
cently returned from Madison, Wis.,
whore Mr. Bartlett has been taking an
agricultural course In a college there, aro
at tho homo of Mrs. Bartlett's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Bartlett. Miss Orottu
Olmstead, who has been with her sister
In Maine for some time, has returned to
her home here P. L. Towens has return-
cd from Shelburne. where ho i- been I
with his son for some tlme.-A. C. Berry
has returned from a 30 days' stay with
bis son In Jersey City. N. j.
his son In Jersey City
Mlse Eva Berry, of Burlington, was the
guest of friends In town over Sunday.
Hiss Brenner, of Burlington, was tho guest
of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Simmons over Sun
day Mrs. Robert Berry nt tended the fu
neral of the late John Kellcy, In Bur
lington, Sunday.
HUNTINGTON CENTER
Miss Florence Brewster of Burlington
was a Sunday guest at tho homo of G. W.
Brewster. Daniel Foster Hanks died
Sunday morning at 1:30. Ho has been ill
for a long time with hardening of tho
nrtories and has been a great sufferer.
He is survived by .1 wife, one son, Leon,
nnd two brothers, V. E. Hanks, of
Bristol and J. D. Hanks of Oakland.
California, and a sister, Mrs. Eugenia
Ellison of Randolph. Mr. Hanks was 69
years old.
The funeral of Daniel Forester Hanks
was held from his late residence Wed
nesday morning at ten o'clock. Tho
Rev. Thomas Adams officiated. The In
terment was at Lincoln in tho family
lot The Rev. Walter Sturtevant, State
evangelist, preached a very able dis
course Sunday morning to a fair con
gregation. Edna Baker of Hlncsburg
Is visiting her grand parents, Mr. and
Mrs. G. A. Baker.
WESTFORD
,.0vru' ot wnom nave oeen in, aro
i.i,t,.- . ...u uamra .nuidii Kjitiiu i
RIVERSIDE
V. E. Flynn's family is 111. Archlo Klr
liy Is gaining after 10 days illness with
grip. Doris Ingalls, Kenneth MacGibbon
and Wayne Jock have mumps. Charles
Mason is no better but the other members
of his family arc a little better. Miss
Newman, from Canada, is caring for
them. Floyd Flemings, who has pneu
monia, ls gaining slowly. Casslus Wood-
worth's family is better excepting Doris,
who hus pneumonia. George Drlnkwater ,
nus renieu m.s lunn ior tne coming year
to Thomas Breon. Mr. Drlnkwater will
move his family Into F. S. Jackson's
house. A daughter was born to Mr. and
Mrs. Perley King February 'X. Stuart and
Lillian MatGlbbon wero visitors ut the
Fanny Allen hospital Sunday,
ST. GEORGE
Tho annual March meeting of tho voters
of the town of St. Gcorgo, held Tuesday
at tho schoolhousc, which Is used us a
town hall, developed In u contest be
tween what appeared to bo two fuctlons
of tho voters. The question In dispute
arose over what check list should bo
used. It appears that the board of civil
led of tho selectmen,
id flvo Justices of the
authority, composed
tho lown clerk nnd
town, met last Saturday evening to ro
.Malliy. tOIllC. "Llfl. T-eMKniiu frnM, iUr. ' '"'"
-r . .7 V Ethc Younc. wero In She burno recent v i"'"?. "
Niching at - in ...hTn. ..T 1 10 ,lltcn'1 the funeral of their cousin. Mrs. "'.Ing ton.-Frcd St
Wa ning' ' JeCt' A 1 1 Lena Myers. Mrs. It. E. Forbes and son, I w, , m
MILTON BORO I WILL1STON
-.ewe v.onycau Encnt I He week.rnil with ' . ... .....
hi- sister Mrs Hit- HirhnrH. inl , I , surIrl!0 mrinaay party was given to the Mary Fletcher hospital Saturday. mK WHa -' luw "'c 1.11a - unenioon.-ino woman's Auxiliary
Cameron 'and Ward l!hrf .'iTwH tho'Ilev. H. O. Banks Tuesday, llefresh- where sho had an operation for nifpendl! Fairbanks, Elizabeth Kimball and Madgo of Holy Trinity Church met with Mrs.
Zni mi t 1 V ,,,cn,w wero fcrved. A birthday cako cltls.-.V. D. Partch Is 111 with u hard cold Cushmun attended the Kake Walk In A. Boss at her homo on Grand avenue.
at F r rli Z. nP''' r,W''f ,vlth 38 candles was presented by Mrs. nnd heart trouble.-Mrs. II. D. Brlggs of Burlington Friday ovonlng remaining over Thursday afternoon. Light refreshments
In Burlington Thi.X,.? iVu t iw "' s- I,anIs- r- Ban'K H ws Brandon returned home Monday after a Sunday.Mr. nnd Mrs. E. B. Smith of were served.-The Bcv. F. A. Woodworth
in uurutigion inursuay to see ins fatner. . i..i.. t n . ... . . ' iit.n 4. . .i.... ...
Friday evenlng.-MIss Annie Heath, who M. Martha Small, mother of James and cl as dTl o I crt ol.nso, fVnn n d ta en
has been assisting her sister. Mrs. Arthur Oeorgc Small, was given a card shower nSMlo , J'lS T cr " nVmtln
toWotc; Ml!SiwSrS " h birthday anmversary. Feb- Ko
been netctr Hom Z . Pl'l T-.J- ot
Alien f :M(.(.hl. n-hn in a h.nn l. Inn'n i . j ... . .. . nil 'U.tl Ul UICI III. noriTllllI inoforpmnnv miiu.iiii ii ii wii.i. .i. tiun j . w ... uuin'i -j . t .ii.! ..vim . .1 . ..ii. iii , 1 1 vi Li i 1 1. 1
tho past ueek visiting schools, returned ! Church February 18. The Masons attended Tll brldo woro taupe satin and georgette, has luen 111 tin- past tew v.uks.-Mr. present, whether member.-, of the kg.on
to Swanton Friday.-Mrs. Fayette Good-ll,, a body and tho burial was con.luc tc 'mmedlat-lir following tho ceremony sup- "ope huii completul bis work at the or not.
rich is seriously lll.-Mrs. Catella. of I by the order. Mrs. Whitman has , ' !'7 UUB sorvc1' Mr' und Mrs' langley blacksmith shop -A. H. Hooper ntcndh . WEST ENOSBURG
Esse, Is paring for Mrs Henry, who Is sympathy of uddVclrY.e'oTtriend ""l, "' " an extended ta.rt his mill a, Bm.h-imvll.o this StMm.
nmentVouse on Ui'aT. Cobb ?.rm. and' SOUTH BURLINGTON , the annua, meeting of the Work- EAST GEORGIA. ".'Tf M nfhmoSrr "Tr" ,
heirln-i wnrlt nnn for ci i v,i, .mens Progressive Association of Ver-, nomt. ot .irh. miss niotliri, .Mic. u 11-
Frank Perrv Ir and famlK- nre mo I Tho I'wsrcsslvo Agriculture meeting ' mont, Inc., .Monday evening, the follow. WonI bus been received of the death Ham .Austin, huvur.iturn.-d honw.-Harllu
Hi wiO Thw' father F M Perrv Mrs whlch was to bo held March 5, has been Ing board of directors was elected: H. D. Su,lrlnv morn""; of JIra' "' Blill:o vlu "r st- '"""ns passed Saturday at'
l. Ii' ., I J .' . '. 'fnr postponed until next month on account i.nnnr,i s i- rnm.. tt- ii I of Fairfax, who died at 1:30 a. m.. after his horn.- In this place. Mrs. Phelim. sw
n nrVr nni,i . i f much Illness and bad roads.-Frank Alfred Marnuotto S Bouch. r V B tl ll,ru ,laj'i' ,,,n'M w,th rnemnonla. nai, bcui visiting her M-ter. Mr:,. Cha. hv
a fcprained ankle.-Ir. and Mrs. C. B. irnl. ,..hn i,. i "'T'cue. uoucn' r. .. .,m s, ... nllI .,,, . h ... i, ,,,.. , u ... .
ay evening to re-1",
Tho board by a
voted to exclude
vise tho. check list,
majority voto ot ilvo
tnreo names and add two names to tho
check list which had been prepared by ntmi onoLnuiUUCi I glee club was a lullaby, "Wynkcn. Blyn-
thu .selectmen, and revised tho check list Tho Progressive Agricultural club, which ken and Nod," for which tho music was
accordingly. A copy of tho revised check was to meet nt I. G, Elliotts Friday evo- composed by Mrs. Roswell M. Austin
list was then delivered to the town clerk, nlng bus been postponed until the next when sho wus a student at Smith Col
Fred Peet, with Instructions to filu tho I regular meeting. Hurry Dnnbrooko bus lege, and the audience showed Its appro
same, according to law. Mr. Pcot. who moved to Hlnesburg. Truman Burrett of elation of that talented musiclnn's work,
was ono of tho minority of tho board
of civil authority, refused to fllo the list.
At Tuesday's mooting, which was pre
sided over by M, W. Hinsdale, the mod
erator, with tho advlco of Town "Clerk
Poet, ' tllsregaidcd tho check list
revised by tho board of civil author
ity and used tho list prepared by the
selectmen. This was done after much
protest on the part of tho niujorlty of
the board of civil authority nnd after a
heated dispute tho balloting proceeded,
which resulted as follows: Charles Tur
rill 17, M. W. Hlnsdalo 18 and Fred Pete
one No ono having a majority voto a
wond ballot was taken resulting In
electing M. H. Hinsdale by a majority
of two votes. Ic It. contended by the
supported oi Churles Turrlll that tho
conduct of Town Clerk Peto was Illegal
and that If ho hud performed his duty
us clerk the revised list would havo been
used and would havo excluded three Hlns
dalo supporters from voting, thus clmug.
Scott Purcher wos In Burlington Satur-
fiy.-Mrs. O. F. Pect, who has been 111,
day
Is
people
llngton
linn
Oeorgi
been
Edward Kehoo nnd son
, Edwin, visited
iv Allen hospital
L s.nter. m!s!
Mrs. Kchoc at tho Fanny
(;utlnr of Burlington was In town laft
, week. Miss Lucy Kcnyon of Burlington
Is stopping at Alson Bradley's for a fow
I weeks. Holllo Tatro has bought William J
Osborn's place and will move there In
tho near future. Doris Brudlcx who Is
attending the high school In Burlington, 1
spent Saturday and Sunday at her homo
lurc.-Arthur Senna was In Essex Juno-
tlon Satur.lay.-Ernest Yandow, who has
luen 111 all winter. Is not much better.
-John Forbes Is home from school In
.. : . " .
funeral of Miss Ella Brewster Johnson,
( daughter of Mr. mid Mrs. Churles John
son, was held nt her lato homo Monday.
The Hev. C. C. Adams of Burlington
officiated, nsslfited by tho Itev. H. O.
Banks. Tho bearers wore Chittenden nnd
, Wright Clark, John Forbes nnd Lester
Johnson. Interment was In tho' East
cemetery. Miss Johnson was a character
of unusual ability and strength. A host
of friends arc bereaved by her death and
lt suddenness has been a great shock
to the eiHIre community. The sympathy
the family und immediate relatives, espe
elully In connection with the death of
?lr?' 'Tohnso1n brother, K E. Pat en,
,j"3t h!fc T'ls?8 beforo, "plr daughter:
' r, fccth Jbnson a brothor, nnd Leo
, Patten, a coueln. both buflflenly called
home by death, wero physically unable to
attenti tne service. A profusion of lloral
tributes was a silent but Impressive tes.
timony of esteem.
COLCHESTER
The Union school was closed
for the remainder of tho winter
there are several now cases of
tnwn. Knmn Vinlni' rli IMr.... tt...,.1lM
school here There will ho no morn
Grange meetings held until further notice
on nccount of flu. Cedrlc. son of Mr. and
Mrs. R. J. Wheclock, Is quite ill with
measles. Other cases In town aro Clay
ton Cary and Grant, small son of Mr.
and Mrs. J. C. Bettls. F. S. Marvin and
little daughter, Gwendolyn, who have
been spending several days In Fairfax,
returned Saturday. A. H. Morgan has
renter! hn firm In n tt- Ilia tu,1(.1l ...t-in
is moving in. Mr. Morgan Is moving his
family to Essex Junction Miss Gncc
McNeil, principal of tho Colchester gr ided l
school. Is ill. Miss Grace Manning under
went an operation at her home Sunday
afternoon. The many friends of Mrs.
Jennie McNeil Whitman, formerly of this
place, will he saddened to hear of the
death of her husband, Lyman B. Whit
man, at their homo ln Weybrldge, Feb
ruary 26. Death wns caused by pneumonia
following Influenza. There are left to
mourn his loss, besides his wife, four
smnll sons, the oldest, a lad of ten. Tho
win-a farm ,ll0 past yenri has movCc, ,
j,s Maggie Hayes' farm. Frank Brown
was called to Boston Dy the serious ill-
linHU nf Mm mnthot-Thn Vlni.'i. r. I,.
ness of his mother. Tho King's Daugh
ters took in $13.33 for the lunch served
at the town meeting. Mrs. Ferris Law
rence and son and daughter are confined
to tho house by Illness. Miss Mary Prior
is curing for them.
ESSEX CENTER
Report curas tor tne seconti term of
tho school year were Issued Friday in the
high school. The Ladles' Aid served hi
town meeting dinner at the community
house TueBduv. Mrs. II. Thomt.son. m-
St. Albans, spent Sunday with her pur
ents, Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Packnuett
Charles Parson, of Colchester, visited L.
J. Blxby tho week-end. Mr. und Mrs.
James Morun, of Wcstford. visited Mr.
and Mrs, L. J. Blxby last week. Miss
Flossy Austin spent Sunday with riends
(In Burlington. Mrs. R. J. Wool und Mrs.
.tine iu mi up. n ihiihimji ui luwun- - -- .-v... .... .....vo Hralllenoro, rceurninir accompanied iy 1,1 xjuuingion. iir. ana Airs, j'ninp uroei-1
intended tho Kako Walk In Bur- 'en.wl. 01 !"H fntner, Hiram O Brlon. ht n(.ni10w. Donald Towlc. who has wlsky have been passing several davs
Friday nlght.-M. W. Hlnsdalo 's'lum has moved from tho Bylng- i)een 111. nnd will remain with his parents, among relatives and friends In Worcester
received word from his nephew's, i" 'url" l. 11 ? vinagc.-.Mr. Jiuntcr and ... nnd jtrs. s, c. Towlc. to recuncrate. 'and Boston.-Mrs. E. A. Mears of Coteau
Hlnsdalo, of Boston that ho has '"T.ly.. fiioiuunio Iiuyo moved to tlin,, ,.3 TyIer ,,,, dflUKntot. Mss Junction. P. Q has been passing a fow
very III, but Is somewhat better.- ' ' -mei wn operate It this ',,., ruturned from Burllnitton Satur- days In town.-Robert Elrlck has re-
vlltriftn.. liM,..! ltilmr,, r
I Ben, woro In Burlington Wednesday.
1 vi-iiucm ui 11 iiumu ui muiiey. uvuiku iuw iui.vh visit Vltn lmr ilnutrnter. lr. a-i tinivim nviu yvci-ciiu k lit ulh ill in l" u vAtt:iit.-iiL bciiiiuii hi ine un-
.uiitun, as inui town is (luaranLinea. a tt..i, t.. ix e tft 1.1
..... . .... ... ... ....w... visitor in town. Hoverni from Here nt-
....w ...u v.. L.-1HUI- I 1 f U' tl mill AirrO.l U T l.i rl ,i.n. I """J in... u .. .i.ti. iv.bM.II. l-J III . .1V1I1V I I .-lij
G. E. Blxby wero in Burlington Sutur- "nd Mrs. Honry L. Wood In reeltn
day. Road Commissioner A. C. Noonun I 'Ions. Mrs. Post has just return
very busy keeping thu roads broken open c' from Boston, whero nh has baen tak
from snow. Goddette brothers havo en- Ing up new dances, nnd her work Tuesday
gaged John Garland as foreman for tho evening wus very artistic, Mrs. Wood was
farm they recently bought of C. A. i charming In her recitations. The club sang
, Nichols.
SHELBURNE
n-..Hi .. t. .i .
r. . nd Mis. Bradley Parodeo huvo
returned ... 1- Irfleld after being called
..-u. .. ........
'',reu 8 '""Kl'tl Mrs. Lena Myers of
' Shelburno.
it. torn oursr rTr-vrrs
EAST SHELBURNE
i Hlncsburg ls moving to the C. A. Russell
farm. Miss Huzol Kinney of Burling-
ton visited friends lu town tho first of
tho week.
IIIMPCTtlinr
nlXNaiiUHu
Tho community was shocked und sad-
dened to hear of tho death of Mrs.
Aurcllus Sykes, which occurred ut her
lato home In Middlcbury last week Mon
day after a short Illiiom with pneu
monia. Tho funeral was held Thursday
morning, with Interment lu New Haven.
A number of friends from Dorset street
und this town called on Mr. nnd Mrs.
Bert lsham February Ui to remind them
of their tenth wedding anniversary. A
dinner wus served, aftcr which u social
time was enjoyed. A purso of monoy
was presented them with tho good wlsheH
of all. The hot lunches which are being
served by tho domestla science depart
ment of tho high school this winter aro
extremely popular nnd grout prulso Is
lleW !lt tho homo of his son, M. .1.
P "rlp", rucsilny. O'Brien of Itut-
'--Tho Mack brothers have moved to
".",r fi,r1 ln Cliarlotte.-Tho Misses Fan-
y':i-?
pent tho week-end In
...v.u.bu nun Kimu
to tho Thad Coats
L...IU. ..up, . nut uvwia ih tiume iroill
tlx. i.nanitni m.o it t r,..o . u... i
Lewis Is homo from
urday to tho Funny Allen hospital for an
operation. Miss Gladys Kenyan was taken
dauK
L. L. Conner. lOugone Llvermoro and
family moved to their new homo In Char-
lotto Monday.
mwirotriT T C
JUINkoVILLi!
Mr. c M MeOnrElinn vtlt.
nK fVlends In Windsor -MNs norence
umHaL" ln Xn 'lt,Utyl
o h D,n c -m, e to
vlrthn . In towii of ? i , Lrli KrXth
u ; rl. T e"ry ffivktaS
X ... "n . . ... r.IC"arf 1,a"'
aim .Mrs. j. n.
attended tho Kako Walk In Burlington
Friday. Mrs. Guy Goodrich has finished
work at Mrs. C. C. Fuller's and gone :?
her home In Bui llngton.
UNDERHILL CENTER
Mrs. Alexander Torrlcn of Richmond
is at the home of J. T. V.cddy. Thomas
Uri'on has rented tho farm of George C.
Drlnkwuter and has taken possession.
John T. Lctldy Is very 111 with tho pre
r,V" L Am q , IT . ,
vailing distemper. Robert White was at
Tlii. rnnrlltlnn ..f mi kv.i.. fini.., '
has been III for several months. Is not
mprovcd.
Franklin County
om T TIA VC
oJU ALJJAINJs (
Mrs. F.'F. Blatchly have announced tho I
marriage engagement of their daughter,
the docket of Franklin
county court
which convenes In this city Wednesday.
March 10, Superior Judgo Sherman R.
.uouiton or ntir;ington will preside. There 1
aro 'm,y three divorco cases on tho doc-
ket, which is 30 less than wero on 'tho
docket for tho September, 1919, term.
I James Curry of South Main street died
Friday afternoon about ono o'clock at
tho St. Albans hospital, whero he was
l,('ri,ll-1 uPn Wednesday. Jlr. Curry was
bom ln Ireland In 18H and came with his
Parents to this country when he was only
tl,reo weeks old. He ls survived by two
,la" Enters, Mrs. C. W. O. Morse f,f this
uuy, wuii wnum no mauo nis nome, anti
Mrs. G. W. Andress of Pittsburgh, N. Y.,
and three sons, Georso H. and Fred M.
Curry of this city and Charles A. Curry
of Chicago. He was a member of Frank-
lin Ivodge, No. i, p. ,t A. M.
The marriage of Mrs. Ora Johnson and
Arthur Langley took place at the homo
of Mr. and Mrs. D. P. Johnson on Hoyt
street Friday evening at nine o'clock, tho
Kev. j. T. Sharman, pastor of the First
tors organized with the election of offi
cers us follows: President, H. D. Leon
ard. vlce-piosldent S C Dom'cv' trcas-
' . 1-1 IV-lilcm, i). K,. LHmCJ, ircas-
urer, Alfred Maniuctto; secretary, A. B.
Baldwin; auditors, D. .1. Dohcny, Alfred
Soulier and F. L. Trombley,
; Mrs. Mary .Mice (Reed) Brooks, wlfo of
ill. Klbbcc Brooks of St. A:bans Point,
'died late Sundaj night at the Sherwood
1 sani'arlnm from gener.il peritonitis. Mrs
Brooks wns born in Bellows Falls Jan-
' uary 23, 1577, nnd was therefore 43 years
nil. Besides her husband, she is survived
by iwo daughters, Dorothy and Alice, und
Ii her mother. Mrs. Levant M. Reed nf
Bellows Kails. ..vio srrlveil berw tlnnilnv
mot nine
The annual entertainment by the Au-
tonoc c eo club, and the Inst before the
club disbands, was given at the Autonoe
club Tuesday evening when guest night
"as observed, the audience numbering
v-r W0 people. The club was assisted by
Mrs. Ferrlngton D, Post In solo ihnun
'well under the splendid leutlershlp of Mrs.
Atwoott, who lias directed tho work
slnco tho organization 15 years ago. In
latidition to miscellaneous se ect ons trio
, , , , d
ot shulotti.. w,th M()H Krances Tcl.
I addition to miscellaneous selections tho.
llH RoUliMi Mt T(mlf.y Wn ;n
, c,.,:cnl vok.0i T1,0 oxctlnKy pan of
compunlst wns ably filled by Miss L
Ulan
Miison. Ono of the selections ulven hv tho
us well ns tho Interpretation by tho gleo
club, by hearty npplauso. TThe number Is
Jjenutlful In mo'ody, harmony nnd rhythm,
Miss Bertha Cuhlll, who was operated
'upon at the St. Albans hospital about two
weeks ago, returned to her home on Rugg
, street yesterday afternoon much Improved
in health.
ENOSBURG FALLS
Mrs'. George A. Whlto of Sheldon died
Friday ul'ter a fow months of III health.
Sho Is survived by her husband, two chil
dren, (1. A. White, Jr., of this village and
Charles, living ut homo; also u brother,
Moses West of Sheldon. Miss Suslo Mof
fatt of East Berkshlrs, who has been liv
ing for a fow mouths In tho family of
her uncle, 11, C, Tlatld, In Manchester,
N, II, , was In town recently with her
cousin, Miss Harriet Hadd, vho ls May
ing with her grandparents, Mr, und Mrs.
C. H. Stetson. Mies Moffntt of tor a short
iini...R... nc T11.1 . rt 1 1 dD Kuuu lu AViiu Mil v.i I ii nr L I M in visii iifT cui I v t u ii' iiHi n iinii -4T.fi urn 7 itn vnnM
M. Buckhum of Cleveland, O. daughter. Mrs. Kathleen Wright Hugh and Paul Ulako, alro her parents.
Twenty-two cases aro assigned for trial ' Nnymond Williamson Is moving hi Mr. and Mrs. Powell. The body was
Hit." r, by urv nnd thorn aro 5" rnurt .'ns.f.Q nn "nuy 10 r icicner to ine inrni vacaiea orniisni. u tiiciuotn to tliu Home or lev
stay with hor mint, Mrs. W. II. Yaw,,
10m0 0f his brother, AV. E. Pcrloy, In
Burllngton.-A. W lsham haB been In
Jay Mr" Tyler ro
. flcla
remained over Sunday,
former resident, and
v'ew Hampshire with his
, nephew, Harold Doner, of Worcester,
,,, ., .....
bert Doner, livo at Sheldon Junction havo 1
, , ,,. - ,,. - . . ,
been visiting family friends here.
Mnrch starts In to make a weather
rf,cort1' Tn temperature Tuesday mori-
homo of their daughter, Mrs.
Sweeney, on Church street. A son was
born to Mr. and Mrs
Stewart Oleason
Monday evening.
FAIRFAX
Mrs. Anna Rugg In conflnod to tho
People's society of Christian Endeavor
will hold Uh monthly social and busl-
Whit nmrv m.nnin .. c -n-
Baptist Missionary ' society ' met
Wednesday ufternoon with Mrs. Lucy
Orton. Tho now flro hose and tho cart
has been tried out and found satis
factory. There will be another flre
protectlon meeting In tho town hall
Tuesday ovonlng, March 9, to hear tho
report of tho conference' committee and
act on some Important matters.
Mrs. Frank Minor of Mill street
has been In Jeffersonvllle caring
for her son, Percy, who has
been 111 with flu. Alma Powell
villo caring for her son, Percy, who
has been 111 with flu. Alma Powell,
wife of Horton Blake, died Sunday
morning ai nor nome on mo ueorgla
road after a few days' Illness of pneu-
monla. Mrs. Blake wan tho oldest daugh-
tcr of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Powell of
mcniora. iscsiue ner parents, sne is sur-
vlvcd by her husband and two sons,
R. H
Hugh and Dean. Mrs. Blake was 31 to the members of the Rlchford Womun'a
'years old. There was a prayer nt club Monday. M. U. Chappel, of Nw
j the houBe Tuesday morning at 8:30 und port, recently visiter! at tho home ot his
,tho remains were 'taken to Rlchford brother, A. C. Chuppcl.
I whero the funeral was held yesterday Mr. and Mi. C. A. Powell ro
Ono ot tlle BOI,s u'no ls "I ,s reported
better. Fay Marvin of Colchester has
ee" ln lown Ior a I0W "ay" 'ooKing
aftcr h,H fn. Mrs. Fannlo Alfred
by Mr. Coolum. Mr, and Mrs. Curtis
Kevins of Georgia were In town re
V - f, mif,moorB
of Cyrus
are 111
FLETCHER
Tho following Is a list of officers oioct-
ed a' town meeting: Moderator, G. R.
Glllham; clerk and treasurer, W. S.
Shcpardson; selectman for thiec years,
ucno weiuciDee; lister ior inrcc years,
S. N. Gibbs; auditor, A. H. Hooper:
auditor for two years, L. H. Scott: school
director, Mrs. Fannie Carpenter: road
commissioner. E. E. Tinker: town grand
-"" muni., Luiinnmu u.m ..nn-i.--
tor. K- T-r Flamb-ra; nver-scer of poor.
D- S' Gilllinm. Tax ?3.0U. There was u
reception Ftldny evening at E. E. Tin-
l!f'r's f'"' Mr- mlfl Mrs' Clcon Tinker, who
wero recently married. Mrs . Michael
l,0,,z'"' h!,s been falhd to Falrllrld by
11,0 llll"-st of 1,nr brother, Benjamin
rrsi!. At tho Grange meeting Friday
night a. class of four will tula tho third
'rin negreoF. w uuer L.nmi) oi
her huslKind and two sons, Hugh II. and
1 Dean P., also her pnrcnto. Jlr. nnd Mrs.
i c: v- 'fJwo1' ot
! , ... r
Rlchford: oiu niece.
Lucille Alkcn of Rlchfurd. A prayer
fcorvlee wus held at the house Tues
day morning nt S:30 o'clock und funeral
services wero held at Itichforil on Wed
nesday afternoon.
SWANTON
Rufus L. Green, agod 79 year., died Wed
nesday Feb. I", after a fow dayb' Illness.
Besides bis wife, Mr. Green Is survived
l.j three sons. Luster of Moiilpellcr. Earl passing a few weeks with their duugh
of Washington. D. C. and Wilbur of Bur- u.r, Jlrs,, Homer Wells. In East FalrtUld.
hngtnn. arid i. daug.ilci, Mrs. F. A. .-,v flre.m Is wnini? ..he Meih,iiMt
Town.- of Swanton. Tho funeral services
worn held Friday uftmoon at two oVlock
iroin tnc .ucinoinpi i.piscopai cnurcn.
'Xho Rev. V. A. Woodworth. l a&tor of tho
church, officiated.
F. II. Blown it. in Now York for u few
days' business trip. Mls-j Emily Carpen
ter, who Is In Laneuhter, N. H is ox
pecfed home thlb wwk,-A. N. Downey, of
St. Johns, P. Q , pas.'ed Sunday at his
homo on Farrnr street C. E. Hall, ot St.
Albans, was a recent visitor In town.
William Shlrloy, of Ottawa, passed Sun
day In town. W. T. Blaney has return
ed from a few days' business trip to
Peterhoro, Out George Martin has re
turned to New York city after u hort
stay in Swanton. Mrs. Stephen Brown
nnd sister, Miss Elizabeth McDonough,
havo returned from a visit to Chicago.
Romeo Moreau htiB resigned as book
keeper for tho Co-opcratlvo Creamery Co.
i and will go Into buslnes for himself.
Mr. and Mrs. U. B. Duba, of Islo La
. rut I tori in nr. Miiinit ii n uimHau i.r
.h.. ,inth of Mrs. CamohelPn iter Mr
Walter Medor Is visiting friends and ret
atlves In Lucollle, Quo., for a few days.
Mrs. a. Sovle has returned from a visit
to Rouses Point. N. Y. Charles Voshurg
was called to fiarencovllle, P. Q Mon
day by tho setlous Illness of hl daugh
tcr, Mrs, Lake. Ollvo Hazen fWs the
guest of her sister In St. Albans, Sunday.
Th Ladles Ain society of the Methodist
Episcopal Church mot Wednesday after-
noon with Mrs. Amos Skeols. Mrs. James
Wagner, of Broadway, Is passing a fow
days with friends In St. Albans, P. J.
Farroll und Eugene Coto were business
visitors In Burlington Wednesday. A
largo neighborhood gathering was held at
j, t. Cntlins wenncsuny, A bountiful
dinner was sorveti at noon. Qhecks und
600" were played In tho alternoon. The
Rev. nnd Mrs. F. Wilson Day nnd son,
Rudolph, were In Burlington Wednesday.
Tho Swanton Courier will bo Issuod tills
week after a month's lapfo of publlcntlmv
caused by tho general paper shortage.-
Nkwiollu wofl aVlsUorin Burn igton !" Sunday -liooh-Tho family of Don Wood-day.-Mr.
and Mrs. Josephine Campbell ar1 "':,n' Um ,,Im ,,t1t1', WCnt
wero called to St. Sebastian Sunday by hl'ro t0 1 - Hl" . ,A mw.fi
by tho prevailing dlstomper.-Mr. and
Mrs. C. S. Gulllettc were recent visitors
turned from Burlington whero ho attend-
cd Iho Kako Walk at tho university.
Miss Helen Mngner, domestic science
teacher In tho local high school, has ro-
t.,m.l f n,..ll... .l ..u
the toast mistress at the Initiation exer
cises of tho Eta chapter of Delta, Delta,
Delta. Miss Nina Hntch entertained a
few of her friends on Canada street Frl-
Ion meeting Sunday night. His subject
was "Agreeing to Disagree In Love." The
mens chorus of the Congregational
Church furnished tho music Miss Alice
O'Brien of Montreal Is passing tho week
at tho home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
W. E. O'Brien, on Grand avenue. Tho
funornl of R. L. Green at the Methodist
W0?1 Shurch, Frlda' was largely at-
iciiucui x 110 aev, r . iv. w OOflWOrin
spoke words of comfort to tho bereaved.
Th bearers were Robert Hawley, Ever
.n K- Smlth- Jolin "urlburt and Harley
j . . .if. vuo ,11 ivi.giiiiuu ciiiv.cry.
Earl Green of Washington, D. C, and
Wilbur Green of Burlington were in
town Friday to attend tho funeral service
of their father, Rufus L. Green. The
death of Heman B. Chittenden reported
In the columns of the Free Press carried
the oldpr pooplc of Swanton into the
momorfes of other days. Prof. Chittenden
was the principal of the local high school
from 1S70 to 1SS0. His administration In
the Swanton school!: wni very successful
RICHFORD '
J Mlse Marlon Curtis, of St. Albans, was
recent, visitor ai tnc nomi' 01 tier aunt,
Mrs. J. M. Robb. The Ladles' MIs.'lonnry
society of the Baptist Church nut
at tho homo of Mrs. E. E. Miller Wed-
nernay auernoon i o eior;. .mi?s
Annlo T. Smith, of Burlington, gavo a talk
colvetl a message Sunday morn-
Ing of the death of their only d.iughtu'.
"is. imu i-owuii make, or ralrfas.
Mrs. Blake wan 51 years of a-e and is
purenls and tho funeral service v.'as
licld at the home Wednesday afternoon at
two o'clock. The Rev. George Pumfrey
ot the Baptist Church olllcintoj.
Napoleon Robargo hus sold to the Nelson
& Hall Co., his house anil lot on Willow
street. Consideration fo.CxI. Jllss AIIcl-
Cross of Burlington visited at the homo
of her mother, Mrs. Irwin Wlls-on. Sun-
day. Prln. It. N. I Jam on wan a business
visuor in hi. Albans Saturday,
Mrs. Lucia Orlce. acid nearlv 93 vr.ars.
died Saturday of senile decay at the
home of her daughter. Mrs. Lillian
Thompson. The funeral service was hold
m 1 1 1 n.miu lueMi.ty, vne uov. tr. i.eon
Wells officiated and the body wns placed
in tho vault. Mr. nnd Mrs. II. C. Cum-
lugs returned homo Tinnlny from u few
weeks stay In St. Petersburg, Florida
Miss Corn Porti-r of Rutland hat been
ngaged by the local Red r'ro-s as dls-
irlct nurte and camo last week. A special
jiui.t of Rlchford Post American Legion,
will fou hold in the fire tjt.jilon hall, on
i riuay L-vemnc. ah soldiers and saKcni
katehewun.
AVord has been received of the birth of
a son to .Mr. ami Mrs. E. I). Cushman
In Haverhill, Musi-., TiKwlny. Mr. Cush
man lA u son of Mr. and Mrs. D. E.
Cushmun or this plieo. .Mrs. Charier
Austin was called to Glcnton, p, Q,,
last week Thursday by the scions illitc.-:i
of her mother, Mrs. William Belford.
Cralge Ovltt, who Is pissing u fow vi ohs
at the homo of Elnur Koll.y, r-ajMed Sun
day at his home.
.ir. antt .ir:i. rrtd Pfumsticl, Sr.. uto
Episcopal Church and tho par.-omige for
electric dghtf.
UAKERSFIELD
Ray( Barnes has told his farm to Bert
Reynolds, of Eas.t F.ilnlel.l. Willluni
Wooion. of Fairfax, draw lo his homo
heic In order to be present nt tho con
cert Thursday evening. A very fine pro
gram was rendered and was gr-itly en
Joyed by ull present. Miss Florenco May
nnrd went to Burlington last Monday
morning to tako a business course Last
Friday evening a very pleasant Grange so
cial wus given at tho homo ot Worthy
Master F. C, Brigham. Tho thnrmomotoi
Saturday morning stood nt t'2 degrewi ho
l.iw zero.
ENOSBURG
About 90 people attended thu dinner held
at F. M. AVrlght'n February SI. tho net
proceeds being $21. A beau social will
' caring ior uieiu.-i nc cuu. . n mem
Ing and preparatory lecture will be held
this afturnoon and Sunday communion
will bo obborved.
BINGHAMVILLE
Tho two children of Mr. Barkyounb aro
much improved. Mr. and Mrs. Ned
Sweot are Improving from a long IHiicbh,
Mrs. Mrewsior ano two cnuurvn nam
returned from Jericho, whero they havo
been visiting. Mrs. Frank Tedtdrd Is
home after spending several days In Mor-
ristown. Thoy uro expecting to move to
Morristown. March 1. Paul Blckford ban
been transferred to another mall route
"nd Mr. Wilcox will (III tho vacancy.
The Lames' aiu served umiier mn
mcetlng day at tho Grunge hall. Ira Car-
. ....... ... ..... .... I.Aiiini. ,.l nu I.
pentor's family Is hotter.
SHELDON
Mrs. E. F. arconwood of Enqsburg
Falls was tho guest of Mr. and Mis. Wll-llan-
v-"' Aloodav. llf ' lilt" iU!.i.
who has boon visiting relatives In the
southern part of tho Btalo, has returned
to her homo In this place Miss Mary
Lench, who ban boon employed In a Hllk
milk In Loods, Mass., Is nt tho homo of
hor mother for a fow weeks' vacation.
The. members of O. T. Greene's family,
who havo been HI, are Improving. O. II.
Thomas hsa not been as woll for tho past
fow dayii. Roy Sweet Is seriously 111. His
mother, Mrs. V. 13. Sweet, Is assisting In
caring for him. Arthur Homlnway, who
haa been confined to tho houso by 111
ness, Is better. Tho Ladles' Aid of tho
Methodist Episcopal Church will meet
with Mrs. H. J. Preston Thursday after
noon. HILL WEST
Mrs. Mary Myott, who has been suf
fering with an .abscess on an cyo, Is a
little bettor. A son was born to Mr. and
Mrs. Edmund Sylvester, February 33.
MONTGOMERY
W. G. Brown of St Albans, acting pas
tor of tho Methodist Church hero, was
entertained nt the homo of Mrs. Carrlo
Fuller Sunday. Mr. Brown has supp'.lcd
hero slnco last November and his ser
mons have boon both inspiring and help
ful. Tho Rev. Al'en Klrkncss of Walts
field Is expected this week to occupy tho
parsonarjo and tnko up duties as pastor
of tho church. Miss Huttle Swan has gono
to Rlchford to visit her sister. Mrs. W.
B. Locklln. C. B. Gates has sold his tene
ment houso lo Calvin Rushford of West
Hill. Frank Miller was In Enosburg Falls
recently to visit his father, who Is 111.
Charles Parker of North Troy visited his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. N. S. Parker Sunday.
EAST BERKSHIRE
Mrs. O. S. Moffatt visited her sister,
Mrs. W. H. Yaw, of Enosburg Falls Mon
day and Tuesday. Mrs. Lucy Wheoler
Atanasoff and two children of Boston,
who wero on their way to New York,
where they sailed for Bulgaria to Join
Mr. AtanasofT, and Miss Mary Wheoler
of St. Johnsbury called on Mrs. Harriet
Dow at It. Dcmar's last week. About
31 members of Trout River Orango en
Joyed a straw ride to S. B. Marvin's Wed
nesday evening. Mrs. R. Demar visited
In Enosburg Falls last week. Miss
Blanche Sykes has been 111 with a severe
cold. The Thursday ovening prayer meet
ing will be held at tho parsonage this
week. Miss Susie Moffatt, who has been
with Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hadd of Man
chester, X. II., tho past four months, has
hoen passing 11 week at her home here.
Sho went Wednesday to Brattleboro.
The Miss's Susie nnd Mamie Moffatt were
I In Enosburg Fulls Tuccday,
MONTGOMERY CENTER
Harley Duchurme was called to Albany
on busine.-s the first of tho week. R. W.
Klngsky was called to MoulrHicr Mon
day by the illnets of his ton, who is
unending Montpellur Seminary. Her
bert Raymontl of Shnldon Springs was
In town from Saturday until Monday.
The Hhv. Mr. Dexter of Lincoln occupied
tho pulpit .it the Baptist Church Sun
day. The ltincral of .rn. Harry Chaie,
I who died at the .Alary Kb tehcr hospital.
'was held nt the Baptist I 'lurch Sunday
lUternoon. tho Rv. Mr. D.xter olbclat
Inc. Relatives from Belvldere. Fletcher.
Cambildge and Enosburg Falls wore pres
ent. The body was taken Monday to
Lowell for burial.
EAST FRANKLIN
The L.vlloc' Aid toned a. dlnneii
at the church Wednesday. The Woman's
Honir Ml-sionary society met with Mrs
Nrr.lo Gilbert One day lat.t w..ek. Mis
Ethel I'owerd wna home from Sheldon
Sunday. Miss Vera Johnnin wis a re
ef.nt guest at the homo of her aunt, Mrs.
L. 1). Elrh'k. Miss Minnie Tibblts wns
home from St. Albans Sunday. Mrs. G.
H. Pomeroy nnd Mrs. Bertha Moore vls-
lit.d at North Berkshire last w.cl:. Mr.
J und Jtrs. Hniland Ho.idlcy nnd daughter,
Janet, of South Berkshire, wcio recent
guests nt the homo of H. R. Olmstcatl.
Miss Murjorle Dewing Is hoimi fiom
Itichforil high school, 111 with hronehitis.
Dolphns lJewlnir, who has been III, Is
able lo bo out II. K. Olinstoad, is uhle
to b. out after a severe cold. The fol
lowing nn; ill with hut-fl colds or grip:
Mrs. It. W. Olmst.-nd, .Mrs. Roswol Olm
s'ead, .Mrs. I". V. Thomas, Mrs. Phronla
tJrant, Mrs. Delia Record ..ml Mist, Thel
ma Ohm-tcad. Mrs. Surah Gllddrn is
serloufly 111 nt the home of her daugh
ter. Mrt. E. AV. Olmstead. At this writ
ing sho In a. ilttlu moro comfortable. H.
M. Gliddcn of l'n-anklln was with his
mother Sunday. News has been received
hero of the death of Mrs. Joseph Lawyer,
the homo of a sister in Bakcrslield.
Tho funeral was at BaUursfleld and
burial Was in the eemotary at thin
place.
Grand Isle County
ALBURG
i A i the annual town meeting the follow
ing officers were ekeyd: Moderator.
11. W. Marvin j cle rk and treasurer, Mrs.
Joule R. Lewis; selectman for three years,
O. O. B.-II; llst.r for three years.. H. AV.
Marvin: lister for ono year, to till vacancy
of unexpired teim of V. G. Badger, II. L.
Brnyion; school director for thscc ycary,
C. . Reynolds: road1 commission" Henry
P.oyce; town agent, H, AV. Marin; grand
I Jurors, AS. O. Morton und H. E. Manning;
1 truste.. of public money, II. W., Marvin;
ovc rtcer of the poor, H. L. Brayton: con
ttalilo und collector, M. T. Molt; library
trustee for live years, C. V. Reynolds.
Tin. vote on license was: Yes 21, n.i ;'7.
Five hundred dollars was voted to take
advantage ot the Stato aid for highways.
The total tax voted amounts to i?.o. Thu
mention of erecting a shed ln whic.i to
stoic the tools of the road department
was killed. "Tim District School ut Bluc
borry Corners" will bo the attraction ut
Flynn't hall to-night This Is a local talent
Play put on by ubout twenty peoplo of
t'lurcneeville, P. Q., whero tho perform
ance was recently given with eonsldur
nble success. The procoeds will be devoted
locally. AV. II. Hale, Jr., of tho Internal
revenue service will bo in town the fith and
sth to ussibt parsons with ilieft- Income
tux reports, Tho upper grades of tho
village school reopened Tuesday after
being closed over a week owing to the
illnetrs of Iho teacher. Miss Josephine
Glllcy. Onpt. E, B. Rockwell returned
yesterday from St. Albans, whery he has
been visiting relative .
GRAND ISLE
Services ut Union Church us I'oUovt.
Epworth League meeting Saturday eve
ning nt the" parsonage. Services Sunday,
March 7: Preaching by the itastor at 10:SO
a. m.: Bible tchool at ll:j a. nt; C. C.
Kinney, superintendent The fourth
cjiijirfeiiy conference was held ut tho par
sonage Thursday evening, February
Tho fol'owing officers and- committees
woro elected for tho ensuing year: Trus
tees: J. B. Hoag, Frank Brlggs, Homer
Grlowold, Mrs. Anna Mlncklcr und Mrs.
W. P. Gordon; district slcwnrd, Mrs. An
na Miuckler; reservo district steward,
Mrs. AV, Winch; communion steward, Mrs.
R, E. Mlncklcr; r.yortllng steward, Mrs,
, G. Mlncklcr; auditor, Frank Brlggs;
e'ommlttuo on finance und estimating min
isterial support: C. ( Kinney, J. B. Hoag,
Frank Brlggs. Mrs. Ada Ladd. Mrs. W.
G. Mlncklnr, Mrs. Anna Mlncklcr: treas
urer, Mis. W. G.' Mlncklcr; committee on
Church records: C. C. Kinney; committee
on music: Mrs. H. Bl.ickwooI, Mrs. Ed
son Gordon, MIsb Helen Ladd; commit
tee on parsonage nnd funlture: Mrs. U.
E. Mlncklcr, Mrs. W. AVInch, Mrs. C. C.
Klimoy. Mrs. J, B. Hoag. Mrs. Ada Ladd,
Mrs. Frank Brlggs; entertainment com
!ttoa to ho oloctcd lutcr: stewards: J.
B. Hong, Harvey Winch, Mrs. Anna
Mlnck.or, Mrs. R. E. Mlncklcr, Mrs. W.
G, Mlncklcr, Mrs. 3. B. Hoag, Mrs. Laura
Hoag, Mrs. Winch, Mrs. Ada Ludd, Mrn.
W. P. Gordon, Mrs. H, Blackwood, Miss
Helen Ladd, Mrs. Sarah Kinney, Mrs. S.
J. Tobias, Mrs. II. P. Sweet; committee
on apportioned benevolences : Mrs. W. G.
Mlncklcr, Miss Mildred Ladd und Miss
Blancho Mlnklcr.
Lamoille County
STOWE
At a hearing beforo Justice C. M. Watts
Friday, Wallace Lovanway was found
guilty of a charge of larceny and was
sentenced to pay a flno of J25 and costs
amounting to 130 which he arranged to
pay. Lcvanwny, stole a load of logs from
logs cut by Charles Davis ln Stowo Hol
low for tho C. E. & V, O. Burt company
and drew It to Pike's mill ns his own. H.
E. Shaw, town grand Juror, prosecuted
tho case, which It Is hoped will be an ex
ample to thoso who aro In the habit of
pilfering tools and lumber from tho vari
ous lumber companies. At a meeting ot
tho directors of tho ML Mansfield Cream
ery association, Mrs. Frances S. Down
er was elected secretary und treasurer of
tho association In placo of Harry H.
Downer, resigned. Tho annual report of
tho town officers shows thot the select
men hnvo drawn orders for $33,483.93, by
road commissioners for town highway
$2,833.7; winter roads $362.03: patrol work
$942.02; Stato road work $3,033.01; by State
highway commissioner $2,838.16; by over
seer of poor $,'i,W56.13: outsldo aid $638.70:
town farm expense $5,274.10; town farm
Inventory $2,511.50; the cost of school teach
ing $11,336.10; Janitors $506.16; fuel and
light $678.42; books $520.66; transportation
$1,231.00; repairs $802.86; supplies $354.38;
miscellaneous $136.74; tuition $230.80; dl
rectors $15; total $15,912.12.
Mrs. F. L. Recor wont Monday to the
Fanny Allen hospital for treatment for
hernia. Her sister, Mrs. Dow R. Smith,
accompanied her. Leo II. Stray was in
Hyde Park on business Monday. Herman
A. Parsons returned Saturday from AVI
nooskl, where his son, Harvey, Is recov
ering slowly after an operation for appen
dicitis. Mr. Parsons, und Mrfl. Parsons,
who remalnB In AVlnooskl, are recovering
from Illness. George AVhlte, who waa
taken 'ery 111. threatened with appendi
citis, Saturday night, was moro comfort
able Monday. G. M. Cu'ver, who had one
hip severely Injured when ho slipped
on the Ice and fell at the Stowo Butter
Packago factory recently, Is recovering
and has resumed his work, although still
obliged to use crutches. Paul A. Ray
mond Is able to be ut after his Illness.
A. D. Lynch, business manager of the
Mt. Mansfield Creamery association, has
been confined at homo by Illness for sev
eral days. At the last meeting of the
H. H. Smith AVomen's Relief Corps a let
ter was received from Henry J. Thomafl
of Los Angeles, Calif., Inclosing a dona
tion for tho fund for the Hag presented
to tho Donald McMahon Pobt, American
Legion. Mr. Thomaa Is a member ot
the H. II. Smith Post nnd was for many
5 ears a resident of Stowe. He wrote
that he and Mrs. Thomas were well and
always Interested In Stowe.
Roberta Florence, the little daughter
born Sunday, February 21', to Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Houston at the home of Mrs.
Houston's parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. E.
McManus, Is perhaps the only person In
Stowe who can have a birthday only onco
In four years. Miss Jessie Wade la 111
with pneumonia at the home of Mr. and
Mis. Harry H. Downer, where she haa
bien employed. Mrs. A. A. Royco Is 111
with the grip.--Jtrs. AVIlllam J"nos Is con
fined to her bed by Illness. Miss Mildred
Patterson, who has been here on account
of the death of her mother. Mrs. Warren
L. Demciitt. was recalled Tuesday to
Colchester by Illness In the family of the
telephone manager with whom sho has
em ployment.
Mrs. Demmie. Ellora Demerltt, wlfo ot
AA:irrcn L. Demerltt, died vc.-y suddenly
at their home on Bridge street at 4:15
o'clock Tiuirsday morning. AVhllo her
health had never been so good slnco an
illnesrt with influenza In tho fall of 1918.
Mir. Demerltt was apparently as woll as
usual when sho retired Wednesday night
and slept well dining tho night and had
not n wakened when Mr. Demerltt heard
her groan, and she passed away without
rousing to consciousness. Mrs. Demeritt
was 43 in July. Sho was born In Undcrhlll
,md pasted her early life In that town
and Cambridge. She camo to Stowe In
January. Uffi, and was married to Mr.
Demeritt during that year. She leaves be
side:, her husband, two daughters, Miss
Mildred Patterrxm. by a former marriage,
and Marota. Demeritt, 10 years old; three
ftep-sons Clair E Demerltt of Stowe,
Cllvo L. Demerltt of Hartford, Conn., and
Frank D. Demeritt of St. Albans; two
step-daughters. Mrs. D. O. Barrows of
Cholsia and Miss Lillian Demerltt of
jLaconla, N. II.; her father, Robert Whlto
jot' Underbill; a brothor, Jed S. White of
Burlington, and a sister. Mrs. Effio
' Tilllson of I.'udcrhi:!. Mrs. Demerltt was
; a member of Mansfield Mountain Grange,
P. of H the H. H. Smith Women's Re
lief Corp:., G. A. R., und Sickle Chapter,
O. V. . She8w.is a kind neighbor, a
worker In every good eause and was much
esteemed. Her sudden death was a shock
to the entiro community. Thu funeral was
Ik Id at the Congregational Church at ono
o'clock I'rlo.iv alternoon. Mrs. Abblo
Wiirron rcceiv. d upwards of ! post card
und letters lu nor birthday "shower," be
tides flowers, fruit and other glfjis. Miss
Mildred Patterson wus e.tlled home from
Colchester Thurs:ia morning by tho
death of her mother. Sho was accom
panied by Arthur Murray of Milton. Miss
Elizabeth Fuller of Northfield Falls re
turned to her homo in Stowo Thursday
on account, of ill health. W. A. Slnyton
will bo laid up for toveral days by in
juries received while snaking logs for
wood February 25. Ho was struck by a
log and knocki.el against a tree. He wa3
stunned for a i.hort time, the Ift Eldo of
the head and ear were badly brultod and
cut and three rib-i wto cracked. Mr.
Slayton and his son, Raymond, wero load
ing the last loud of wood for the season,
when tnc accident happened. Wayne
Dana of Fltchburg, Mass., has been a
visitor her this week. Mrs. John Foster,
who Is passing tho winter with her
daughter, Mrs. Emma Cushman, In
Springfield, Mass., and who has been very
ill tliero with the grip, Is now recovering.
At the annual town meeting Tuesday
oiticcrs w..re elected as follows: Mod
orator, C. M. AVatts; clerk nnd treasurer.
.Miss Huttlu E. Pratt; lister for threu
'rkrK W At.nMi tutHilmun tnt Oir.f.
j years, J. B. McKlnlcy; trustee of public
money, u. n. i-uce; autiiiors, ., u. iyncn
nnd E. Lawrence Blgclow; roatl commis
sioner, E. C. Scrlbner; collector of taxes,
C. M. AVatts; first constable. E. E.
Sleeper; second constable, AA T. Burt;
agent to defend and prosecute suits,
A. A. Pike; agent to deed real estate, A. A.
Plko; library commissioner for rive yeans,
Dr. II. AV. Barrows; cemetery commis
sioner, II. E, Jenney; school directory
Clydo E. Nelson for two years and Paut
A. Raymond for three years. It was
voted to ralso a tax of $1.00; to appro
priate $30 for tho public library; $50 for
, tho use of tho band; $25 for the observ
ance of Memorial day; $23 for tho Stowe
high school agricultural exhibits. A reso-
, lutton Introduced by tho H. H. Smith
' AA'omon'u Relief Corp1 asking that tho
town bear tho expense of inscribing tho
I names of the soldiers from Stowe who
served in tho World AA'nr on the marble
tablets in tho Soldiers' Memorial hall was
unanimously adopted. Tho work of tho
overseer of the poor was left In caro of
the selectmen. The vote on fifth class
license was 117 yefl, 22 no, The ladles of
(Coutlnticd on lwige ten)

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