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NWS AND CITIZEN, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY so, tgoi.
JOHNSON. See ad. for Connty Examinations of teachers. 0. H. Stearns was in Burlington last Saturday. Joseph Foster is reported seriously ill with erysipelas. Mrs. F.C. Kimball is visiting friends in Enosburg Falls. A. E. Partlow was in Morrisville on business Friday. Smith Waite was in town on busi ness last Saturday. Grace Leland visited friends in Hyde Park, Saturday. George Rooney passed last week with friends in Bakersfleld. Chesley Hartwell from Essex Junc tion was home over Sunday. Miss Iv'zzie Allen visited her uncle at Essex Junction last Saturday. Miss Ida Perry of East Hard wick, visited her friends here last week. Supt. Ranger visited the. Castleton Normal school two days last week. S. A. Andrews of Vergennes was in town on business Friday and Satur day. Mrs. J. 11. Hill has gone to Proctor to be with her sister, Mrs. Balch, who is ill. Presiding Elder Nutter will preach at the M. E. church next Sunday eve ning.. Mrs. John Waterman from Burling ton visited relatives in town last week. Mrs. Emily Codding has gone to Lowell to care for a lady who is ill there. Will Chandler and Henry Brown visited at the home of Geo. Whiting last Sunday. Miss Drake passed Saturday in Morrisville with her friend, Miss Maud Booth. Mies Eva Sturtevant has finished her school work in Sheldon and re turned home. Miss Eva Campbell has completed her school work in Jeffersonville and returned home. Miss Alice Doty of Morrisville visit ed her sister, Mrs. L.M.Jones, Thurs day and Friday. The friends of Mrs. J. F. Baxendale will be glad to hear that she is im proving in health. Dr. H. D. Martin, the well known oculist, can be consulted at Hotel Johnson Mar. 4 and 5. Rev. S. E. Packard will continue to hold evening meetings at East John son throughout this week. Mrs. Phillips returned on Saturday from a two weeks' visit to her sister, Mrs. Ben Nye of Cambridge. Wm. Cunningham, one of Johnson's most esteemed townsmen, is very ill and his recovery is doubtful. All members of the Sterling Hose Co. are requested to be present at their rooms on Tuesday evening beb. 26. Pneumonia is prevalent. Mrs. S. D. Whiting, Mrs. Samuel Scribner and Mr. Tatro being among the more re cent cases. Mrs. B. A. Hunt has been appoint ed superintendent of the Junior League meetings hereafter, at 4:30 Sunday p. m. Miss Jessie Osgood, who has been visiting in Newport, the last two weeks, has returned and is with her sister, Mrs. E. U. French. Arrangements have , been made wherebv the "Stevenson String Quar tet" will give an entertainment at the time first agreed upon, Feb. 22, John Miner has rented the store on the Bradley place recently bought hy Albert Lambert, and will remove his meat market thereto from W. H Nye's. Miss Stella Meacham, who has been teaching since the Thanksgiving va cation, has finished ber school work and resumed her studies in the Nor mal. Fercy C. Sinclair, who has been a student at the Worcester Business In stitute since last September has finish ed the course there and returned home. Leo Muzzy, a former resident of this town, died in Swanton, Feb. 10 rnrougn some misunderstanding bis brother and sister, Joseph Muzzy and Mrs. Mary Dubray, were not notified of his death until after the burial had taken place. At the meetine' of the "Wavb nnA Means Society" last Thursday the following officers were elected : Free ident, Mrs. J. R.Hill; Vice President Mrs. Li. Jr. Jones; Secretary anc Treasurer, Mrs. D. G. Holmes; Di rectresses. Mrs. W. n. Leslie. Mm. .T D. Odell, Mrs. 0. G. Buck, Mrs. E Uoolidge; literary torn., Mrs. E. G frencn, Mrs. u. n. Stearns, Mrs P. Jones. It is much to be regretted that Dr Walter Heath of Richmond, a former Johnson boy, has failed in health so that it was thought best for him to go to Florida. He recently took a post graduate course in a New York hospital and it is understood that he started from there on his southern trip. His many friends here hope that he may find speedy recovery in the milder chmateof thesunnvsouth Residents of Johnson flatter them selves usually that they are not a long distance from Burlington. But there are times when it takes two days and one sight to get there and back. Then it seems as if 35 miles are a long distance. Perhaps that was the way it seemed to Prof. Atwater when he was stranded at Essex Junc tion last Wednesday night and was only able to get into Johnson Inure day afternoon with the assistance of a pair of horses. There are times - when horses are more useful than lo comotives. STOWE. W. H. Messer of Barre is in town. L. C. Camp was in Burlington Mon day. B. E. Buzzell is town from Bellows alls. Will Shaw of Bethel was in town Tuesday. See ad. for County Examinations of teachers. Mrs. Melvin Gibbs is very ill with pneumonia. Mrs. Orlando Garey is visiting rel atives in Calais. Henry Nelson was at home from Moretown over Sunday. Frank Rock haseugaged with Miles, McMahon & Cd. for a year. James Gosrgins is at his home in Middlesex, i;l with the grip. Chan E. McCuen and son are pass ing a few days in Burlington. Crit Brown has been sick recently with threatened pneumonia. H. S. Andrews of Burlington visited his family here over Sunday. Rev. 0. D. Clapp of Burlington was in town several days last week. Alpine Lnce has purchased the Quinn land adjoining thecemetery. Mrs. Dow Smith entertained a party of ladies "at tea" Saturday evening. W. A. Smith expects to move to his house on the West Branch road this week. The Mt, Mansfield creamerv is pay ing its patrons 22 cts. for January butter. Miles, McMahon & Co. are loading a car of wool this week, paying 18 cts. per pound. Justin Robinson has purchased the George Wakefield farm withthestock etc. for $2,250. Fred Ploof's little son, Elmer, died Wednesday after a brief illness with membraneous croup. L. A. Pike is on a business trip to the West, taking in Chicago, Minnea polis and other cities. H. E. Shaw has been drawn as jury man a t U. S. District Court to be held at Burlington next week. Owing to other attractions Friday night, the next dancing school will be held Wednesday night. Rev. Father Mailett of St. Andrews church, Waterbury, held Mass in G. A. It. hall Sunday morning. Mr. Elirakim Bigelow has been sick with pneumonia, but at this writing is thought to be a little better. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Downer of Hard wick have been the guests of Mrs. Downer's sister, Mrs. M. C. Lovejoy. Among the numerous victims of the grip the past week have been II. E. Shaw, E. J. Smalley and G. H. Campbell. Dr. Martin, the oculist, is now located at Green Mountain Inn to re main until Feb. 25. Consult him about your eyes. Frank Ingalls was at Saxtons River several days last week looking for a favorable location in which to open a paint hop. u. w. liuzzeii wisnes to extend a cordial invitation to everyone to at tend his anniversary dance at town hall Friday evening. A large party of young people from Waterbury enjoyed a sleighing trip to Stowe Tuesday night taking Bupper at Green Mountain inn. Mr. A. Cox, who has been sick with the grip for the past week or two sojourns, while convalescing, with bis daughter in Montpelier. Miss Nellie Watts has been absent from her duties at the Graded school for a few days on account of illness Miss Harriet Savage has been teach ing in her stead. The third entertainment of the lecture course comes Friday evening, Feb. 22, when a lecture will be given by Rev. Thomas McClarey, a well known and popular platform orator Charles Hopkins went to Waterbury Saturday intending to take his wife, who has been an inmate of the Ver mont State Hospital at that place, to Lowell, Mass., for a visit to her sister. The Rummage Sale so far amounts to $98.00 and will be open for busi ness Saturday, h eb. 23, and several days next week. Send in your old truck. It can be sold. A little later the names of all persons who have contributed to this sale will be pub lished. The subject of the morning sermon at Unity Church will be "Cleansing from within." The evening service will be held as usual at 7 o'clock. Subject: Lessons from the Life of Washington. The service will be conducted by Thomas Douglas. The Hon. Geo. Wilkins will give a brief address. A cordial invitation is ex tended to all to attend these services The sad news of the death of Geo. F. Delano, a former resident of Stowe, has reached here from Arkansas, where he was visiting one of his former neighbors of Missouri. Mr. Delano has been a resident of Trenton, Mo., since he left Stowe. Further parti culars concerning his death have not yet reached his relatives here. He leaves one daughter, Mrs. Bertha Van Horn of Canyon City, Colorado, and two nephews In Vermont, W. w Delano of Morristown, and H. U, Delano of Elmore. A new vestry and audience room has been completed at Unity church. The work was done under the auspices of the Young People's Fraternity but tbe has received the cordial assistance and financial aid of the entire society In its task. The new room is about 20x25 feet in dimen sion and Beats about seventy-five people without crowding. It 1b pret tily carpeted and painted and makes a bright and cosy place for the small er church services. In this connec tion, although strictly enjoined by the modest pastor not to mention his name, the writer cannot resist ex pressing the pleasure which the peo ple of Stowe, regardless of creed, feel at Mr. Gale's decision to remain here, and their appreciation of the work which he is doing'. NO WOLCOTT. School closed last Friday. There was a service in the Advent church Sunday. Mrs. Gallup has been Bick the past week with the grip. Artie Ruhb clofed his school in the Daven port district, last Friday. Quarterly meerinir next Sunday. Presiding Eldi r Nutter will be preteut to 'preach tbe word. Quarterly board meet next Snturday even ing at half punt seven at the M. E. vestry at Wolcott. Mrs. Lucy Whipple is working for Mrs. .1. F. Holton. The condition of Mrs. J. F. Holton, who is ill, remains about the same as at last report. Mrs. F. O. Lunt, who has been caring for her mother during the past two weeks, re turned with her husband Monday to their home in Belvidere. Mrs. Hannah Churchill visited her mother living in Oraftsbury, Inist Wednesday, finding her in good spirits and enjoying a good de gree of health, considering her advanced age. The revival meetings came to a close lust Sunday afternoon. Much benefit was derived from these meetings. The sympathy and prayers of the people go with the evangelist to their new field of labor. ELMORE. Mrs. Will Peo is in very poor health. Mr. Lane's baby is some betterat this writ ing. See ad. for County Examinations of teach ers. Mrs. Will Silloway is much improved in health. E. W. Potter is passing a few days with W. N. Silloway. Miss Gertrude Peo is housekeeping for her aunt, Mrs. Ed Peo, for a few days. Mrs. A. J. Olmstead, who has been sick a long time went to St. Albans last Saturday. Mrs. Cora Cutler accompanied her. Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Sillowav are seriously ill with grip at the home of their daughter, Mrs. G. A. Morse of Morrisville, where they have resided for several years. Mrs. silloway is some better at this writing. WATERVILLE. Calvin Allen died after a long illness, on tbe 13th. ' Mrs. B. J. Kelley returned to Morrisville on Saturday. Arthur Fairbanks was in St. Alba da one day last week. H. A. Jackson and mother visited his sister at Wolcott last week. , J. Winford Parker visited his sister. Mrs. E H. Bhattuck, last week. Miss. Lessie Davis has finished ber (cbool work and returned borne. Mrs. Diana Foster recently visited her daughter, Mrs. ueo. Drown. Chas. Bragg bad a beautiful young deer on exhibition in tne village on Saturday. Dr. H. D, Martin, the noted oculist, can be consulted at the hotel in this place March 6 and 7. Mrs. Irwin Hatchins died, after a long ill ness, on the 16th. She waa the only duugh ter of Harmon Hulburd. i ... Irwin Brown returned from Nashua, N.fl., on Saturday. He goes soon to Greensblro to work in a store tor 13. M. Willey. ; Officers of the Cornet Band elected Friilav Leader, rrank Miller; Asst. Leader, M E. Mann ; Secretary, F. Miller; Treasurer, 0 G, Kelley. ; EAST ELMORE. C. V. Bailey is in the fish and oyster trade. Miss Ina Swift is visiting her sister, Urs Lucia at Essex Junction. F. W. Silloway was called to Morris; lie. Sunday to see his father, who is conBiaared aangerausiy in. It Deacon Gray, an old and respected citizen, ptutseu quieuy uway .veanesaay 01 last veek Mrs. H. H. Bangs met with an accident one day last week W bile out in a shed she dip ped down, striking her head on the corner of a box, brnising her face badly. She bag the sympamy oi ner many irienus. ". i H. I. Amadon and Mrs. Wicks were pro nounced man and wife the other day at the nome oi nr. Amaaon, on tiara Wood Flat. The groom is a respected citizen, has children who were in need of a housekeeper. The whole community wisti tnem long and happy lives, ,. EDEN. Clifton H viand is counted among the ailing one. , i Mrs. Mary Kettell is still very low; failing' is the reply to iuquiring ones. Israel DeZotell has purchased tbe farm that be has occupied lor several years, of Mrs. Mary juiieii. Next meeting of Aaron Keeler Corns tin. fll W. K C. will be held at their hall in North Hyde Park, Saturday p. m March 2d. All memDers are urged to be present, Guy Rogers visited his parents the riant week and Friday started for his new field of labor, nead-qnarters at w bite Kuer Junction. f riends wisn mm success in his new venture. Miss H. N. Jones gave a very interesting discourse Sunday a. m., subject found in Mark 13: 35, 36, 37. Miss Jonea will he here but one Sunday more, on her first year of taoor witn us. nne is to nave avication and is expected to return lor another year. Match meeting is close npon us again and with it comes tbe usual scrambling for town office. Candidates are thicker than pack ped dlers and fully as persistent, the merits and demerits of office seekers are plain W set forth in every gathering, not excepting church ser vices, loeiore ana alter.; A synopsis of the report given hv LennArri Hutcbins Pres. of the Y. P. 8, C. E. of KHn. may be interesting to other societies and we give it lor nine months commencing March 1 1900. ending Dec. 1, 1900. This society has 24 active and 9 associate members. During the nine months 11 have united with the so ciety, 8 by, confession S by letter, 6 have united wnn me cnurcn. average attendance lor tbe nine months 60. Smallest attend ants March 4, seventeen being present, larg est attendance September 30, ninety seven being present. One fact is worthy of mention, each active member is ready to do big or her duty as it presents itself. BELVIDERE CORNERS. 8ce ad. for County Examinations of teach ers. P. H. Lamphere was in Wolcott over Sun day. R. McGookln has finished workin Eden and returned home. David Towne's little baby has been sick, but is better at this writing. P. P. Lamphere met with a loss last Fri day morning. Mrs. Lamphere as awakened by a noise which proved the house was afire. It was one o'clock in the morning, They soon summoned Mr. Kid red and family who live near by. By hard work they sated mott of the household goods but lost about 75 bu. of potatoes and- a large quantity of grain! Mr. Lamphere carried no insurance, lie In tends to rebuild in the spring. (je and his family are now stopping at the home of Mr Holbrooke i :' i T 1 NORTH HYDE PARK. Dr. Wm. Fobs is quite poorly these days. Miss Ethel Foss is assisting Mrs. W. H. Nye of Johnson about her household cares. Miss Minnie Parker closed a very successful term of school at Eden Corners last Friday. Homer Kneeland has a horsethat. isn't feel ing very well these days. Symptoms indicate death in the near future. Candidates for town nflWa UN aa a,.ara am hens' teeth as yet. The time draweth near. hnnU . U J. l i, luipvt intf utile, ooys. Rev. Nelson Parker frnm M clinnw.avilla V Y., is visiting relatives and friends in this vicinity, of which be has many. The ai-bestn scare in Eden, the panther fright and whooping cough terror in this vicinity, have all subsided for the present. Most of the aick heretofore referred 1 n urn on the gain and are all right, if they don't let iueir apperneg get tne advantage of them. Good attendance1 at, hoth nhlirchpa Sun day, regardl-ss of the forbiding wather. Airs. t. ross led the Sunday evening meeting in the Cong'l church. The weather the past few davs was all thnt could be desired, and more too. We won't try to ascribe it, least we make Bome mis take and have to apologize. There will be a business meetine of S W. Hinds Camp, No. .51. S. of V.. at their hall Saturday evening, Feb. 2:1, at 7:30 o'clock. All membeis are requested to be present. When a person gets to that Deriod in life that he can't speak the truth about any thing or anybody under any cirsumstances, he better keep still and not Bay much of anything about it. (We aren't talking much thof-e days.) Willie Fletcher, formerlv a North Hvde Park boy, now one of the leading business men of Springfield, Mass., spent a short time last weeK calling on bis old friends in this vicinity. Business called him home before he saw half his friends. The twenty-fifth wedding anniversary of Deacon and Mrs. Sanford Place was verv pleasantly celebrated Saturday evening, Feb. 9. v A very interesting paper, previously com posed by their oldest daughter Alcie for the occasion, was read by her. Oysters were served. Bongs were sung, and after a late hour, all went bome very hnppy. Tbe twentlpth anniversary at the home of John Amidon's on Ober hill was well attended on the afternoon and evening of the 12th insc, considering the weatner which was sub limely terrible. The tokens of esteem pre sented to Mr. and Mrs. A. by Ilev.D. Giegory on uenan oi meir irienos and neighbors, to the amount of twenty dollars, were kind! v re sponded to by Mr. A. and wife. We hope to oe present in tne nesn instead of the spirit at their next anniversary. We desire to ask forgiveness and say we are sorry for the error we made last week rela tive to the new baby which arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Allen. I should have said Mr. and Mrs. Herman Allen, which would have saved Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Allen several sleepless nights, also Dea. L. F. Allen and wife much anxiety. They both are busi ness men and know a good thing when they see it, but were not prepared at this time for any calamity of that kind. Again we beg pardon. Found. Saturday, lost at Charlie Knee land's, the little Frenchman named Dave, and he wishes to say while he thinks of it that Mr. Sargent wants to hire a good man to drive team, and George being a man that likes a good chew of tobacco, he wants a man that has plenty of it. He must get up at four o'clock, take care of the team, milk 15 or 20 cows, feed as many head of yonng Stock, clean out stables, bring in wood, cnt up turnips, bring in water, and other things too numerous to mention, and be ready for breakfast at six o'clock sharp. Dave Bays be hopes some good man will see this eo that Mr. Sargent can hire him. George is willing to pay flu a montn; would pay f 12 if a man is willing to go to tbe agents for him and will not objict to being made a boot-jack of. - ' DAVE. A Card. We, the undersigned, do hereby agree to refund the money on a fifty cent botte of Greene s warranted nyrnp ot tar, it it fails to qure your cough or cold. " We also warrant a 25 cent bottle to prove satisfactory or no pay. L. B. Sherwin, Apt., Hyde Park, Frank Laraway, watervllle. J. V, Stevens, Watcrville. M. Shattuck A Son, Eden. G.B. Foss, Hyde Park. C. C. Fisher. No. Wolcott OPERA HOUSE Morrisville, Vermont, Feb. 25 ANOTHER TEMPEBANCE TOWN THE FOUR ACT MELODRAMA "County Court" By an A LI, STAR COMPANY and a Com bination of Clever Vaudeville Artists, Sensational Scenes, Thrilling Climaxes Uellghtful Comedy. A Vermont Play By a Vermont Author. Don't miss the LAMOILLE COUNTY COURT Prices: ... 25, 35 and 50 Cents Seats on sale at usual places. HOTIM l ITS 11. This is the Time, and we are ready to CLEAN, REPAIR, ' ENAMEL and put your Bicycle in running order for the early spring. Have .your tires repaired or replaced now and be ON HAND. Our prices will be as low as any man can do GOOD, FAITHFUL work for. When we clean a wheel we clean it all. E. E. Holmes & Co,, Johnson WHEN YOU COME to Burlington, or have to send away for Hardware, think of us. This will surely happen, so please remember. We're Hard warists. We carry every thing in that line from a Tack up, and guarantee it, too. Then wo always have something special. Here's one. Muresco. It's a wall finish. Takes the place of Wall Paper. It's better than paper, looks better and last longer. It's easier to put on, and cheaper than anything else. Comes in white and colored tints. White cost 4 cent per pound and will -cover a hundred feet square. GEO. I, HAGAR ESTATE, BURLINGTON, VT. The Old Hardware Place, Oppoalte Y. M. U. A. G REATEST EVER HEARD OF ! Do Not Wait any Longer I The time is limited and we have but a Few Days more to stay in town and the stock is still large. OT till the sizes will be broken and the best goods gone. Delay means losing it all. You have the opportunity to buy SHOES LESS THAN ONE-HALF THE COST PRICE? So profit by it ! Bring us your dollar and get 2 dollars' worth of the best and up-to-date goods in exchange. You all know that we purchased the Bankrupt Stock of M. Rosenberg & Co., of Morris ville, Vt, by Sheriff Sale at 40 per cent, and we know that we sell it at less than 50 per cent. So don't hesitate. The man who hesitates loses the'prize. Don't wait till the opportunity will be out of your reach. We don't wan't you to be disappointed 'when you hear we are gone and you have nothing to remember this great Sale of Sales with. So hurry and come. Come at once to the Great Closing Out Sale of M. ROSENBERG- & COMPANY'S Bankrupt Stock OPPOSITE THE POST OFFICE Morrisville SALE WIISIIK W RUBBERS at- - - Vermont 1