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THE WINDHAM COUNTY REFORMER!, FRIDAY, JANUARY 2, 1903.
(Windham County & Vicinity. All the News in the Reformer's fjailivvick as Gath ered by a Score of Special Correspondents. (Other County and Vicinity News on 8th Pafe. ) NORTHFIELD. The Scorpions met at Maud Merri man's Dec. 27.. ' Thos. Durkee of Rutland, brother of O. F. Durkee of the Farms, is dead The Misses Heald entertained th Christian Endeavor society Tuesday evening with an oyster supper. Watch meeting at North church Wednesday night, J. Campbell Mor gan having charge of tne meeting. There was a ten cent supper in th vestry of the Unitarinn church Thurs day evening, Jan. 1, followed by a entertainment by the Unity club, con sisting of songs and recitations. Gertrude Proctor celobrated her 8th birthday by entertaining four of her schoolmates. A nice supper was served, after which the time was passed very pleasantly singing songs and reciting the many pieces learned in school. Arnold Holton's house took fire Sun day morning from an over-heated stove, Tne inside of tne bouse was quite Dad lv burned, especially the new addition recently built. All the household goods were set out in the street, but the house was saved. ' Dr. E. W. Higbeeof Northampton is setting up an additional hot water heater in the Northfield hotel. The heater, which was set up last summer, is giving such good satisfaction, the sec ond one is called for. These heaters are Dr. Higbee's invention and are to heat water for domestic purposes. Nearly 50 of the neighbors and friends of H. H. Chamberlin and wife called upon them unexpectedly Tues day evening, it being their 22d anni versary. The evening was spent play ing games, there being eight tables of whist, some enjoved dominoes, others ping pong. Refreshments were served and all report a most enjoyable time. Ernest Field and wife gave a Christ mas party at their home, Dec. 23, for the school children, 16 being present A tree was it the front hall, on which each child bad a bag of candy, an orange and a pair of golf gloves from Mr. and Mrs. Field. Tnere was musi by Mrs. Field, the children recited and games were played, after which re ireshments were served. The Grange met Dec. 22 and elected new officers: Frank Montague, mas ter; Mrs. W. D. Morgan, lecturer; H. H. Mason, overseer; Ethel Heald, sec retary; Frank Heald, gatekeeper; Mrs. E. D. Bardwell, Pomona ; Mabel Heald, Flora; Mrs. Kendall, Ceres; Mrs. H. H. Mason, lady assistant steward : Mrs. Wilbur, steward; E. F. Howard, as sistant; Mrs. Nellie Chamberlain, chaplain ; Iola Holton, treasurer. The next meeting will be Jan. 13, public installation. Squakheag Tribe 149, I. O. R. M., elected these officers Tuesday night, Dec. 23: P. C. C. Hosley:S., War ren J. Wright; S. S., Chas. D. Street er ; J. S. , George H. Ciark ; C. R. , Earl Hastings; C. W., Frank Stevens; K. W., George Kidder; trustee, A. D. Elmer, jr. Among other business dis cussed was the program for raising up of chief, which is to be publicly per formed by the deputy J. M. 13, after which an oyster supper will be served to the tribe and invited guests, and a lady deputy will address the company on the subject of forming a Pocahon tas' ; it is hoped to secure an orchestra for a dance to follow. Resolutions were passed thanking Bro. Kidder and oth ers for the venison and card supper., Mrs. Alice Hansom, who died at her home in Boscawen, N. 11., aged near ly 105 years, was a Dative of North field. She wus the daughter of John and Hannah (Blanchard) Arlin, and was born in December, 1797. She mar ried Jeremiah Dow, a Revolutionary soldier, and to them a son was born when she was but 19 years old. This son died seven years ago, aged 79. Her second husband was John Hansom, who died 20 years ago, aged 80. She is survived by three daughters by her second marriage, Mrs. Betsey Uagley of Boscawen; Mrs. Clara Heath of Hopkinton, and Mrs. Mary Carter of Canterbury. There are 25 living grand children, and seven great-grandchildren. During the closing years of her life Mrs. Hansom became blind and quite deaf, but in other ways was very .alert and active Greenfield Gazette. The fourth entertainment of the free lecture course was an illustrated lec ture by Ernest Seton Thompson Satur day evening. The lecture was greatly enjoyed by a full house, the odd expe riencss keeping the company laughing or sympathizing with the lecturer over the loss of his queer pets. The pic tures were unusually good, the imita tions of bird and animal notes perfect, making one think one was really wit nessing the scenes so vividly described. The collection was less than $5. Per haps the treat will be more fully appre ciated when it is known that Mr. Thompson lectured in Boston Saturday morning, tickets selling for fl and $1.50 for the lecture. The committee having charge of the free lectures de sire all those who have not already paid their $3 pledges to do so before the next lecture. These noted lecturers and singers while coming at reduced rates charge a goodly sum for their en tertainments, so the money is greatly Deeded to meet the expenses. A Sunday school Christmas tree was beld at the schoolhouse in Diet. No. 3 Dec. 24. The room was tastefully trimmed with hemlock boughs and a large flag was draped on the wall. A very handsome tree set in one corner was surmounted by tne words God is Love, in gilt letters. The program was ns follows: Song, "Antioch, " by all; readme and prayer by Mr. Hanson recitation, Greeting, by Harold Rice; recitation, Grandpa, Florence Adams; song, by little children; recitation, by Chester Aldrich; recitation, I went to my Aunt's, by Gertrude Howes; recitation, by Mary Briggs; music, by the mandolin club; song, Mary Al drich ; recitation, Empty Stockings, by Adella Howes; recitation, Mother Darling, Gladys Slate; song, Maud Merriain and Winnie Simons; Eong, by three small children ; recitation, Stock ing, by Harold Rice; recitation, Little Lights, by Adella Howes; music, by the mandolin club; recitation, Little Sam Spinner, Harold Rice; recitation, I ears Ago, Uertrude Howes; recita tion, The Ninety and Nine, by Adella Howes; recitation, Chester Aldricn ; song, "Uhnstinas, " by scnool. wiss Howe carried her graphophone but her records gathered the cold and frost and would not work, causing great disap pointment to all. The presents were taken from the tree by Mr. Slate and distributed by four small children after which refreshments were served Ernest Field has again had the tele nhone nut in his house. J. A. wil lams of Warwick is moving into rooms over the store of his son, V. ii.. WU hams. MAs Edith Wood is to move into the bouse recently occupied by John Barber. Mrs. Frank Streeter has been called home toDalton, Mass.. on account of her mother's illness. Florine and Theo Lyman are at their father's, Everett Lyman's. Artnur Phillips and wife spent Chr.istmas at Mr. rniiups' tamers, rroi. j-nunps-. Charles Green and wife spent Unrist mas at Mr. Green's father's, Charles Green's. Misses Grace, Margaret and Miriam Hart are home from North ampton on the Christmas vacation. , : . . f IT.,-. .... . nk.iatnt.a in iuihs luarv xinit oueuv uunauimo m Washington. Eva Callender Stebbins has sent word borne that all her chil dren are sick with whooping cough. Carlton llausman is at nis borne. U Fisher has been cutting wood for Miss Merriam. Mrs. Will Hart of Northampton spent Sunday with Mrs. Lucinda Hart. Henry Lyman has moved to Wendell and is working for Mr. Ballou. Miss Annie Thompson is isitinc in Wendell. Ruth Powers of the seminary has gone to berhome in East Charlemont. Kate Lyman of the seminary is at her home in Montague. Elsa Franklin has gone to ber home Bernardston. Mass.. for a vacation. C. A. Parker and family took Christ mas dinner with his sister, Mrs. O. D. Adams. Florence Adams entertained er little cousins with a tree in one corner of the Darlor. Otis Fisher, on tne Mountain, nai a tree lor nis irn-Das and neighbors. All report a fine time. Mrs. Jonnson nas returned irom Greenfield, her son Will Bigelow of Pennsylvania, coming with her. Gladys Moore is visiting with Mrs. Powers. Miles Moore is sick wun scarlatina. EAST DOVES- A happy New Year to all ! Mrs. H. I. Turner is ill with inflam mation of the stomach and bowels. Mrs. Martha Moore, who is spend- ng the winter with her daughter, Mrs ra C. Lazelle, of Northfleld, Mass., very ill with bronchitis, with little hope of her recovery. Mrs. Moore was 86 Dec 16. About 15 were at M. A. Moore's to et (Ihrintmas turkey. The party in eluded all of their children and also Mrs. Moore's sister and husband and Mrs. Abbie Putnam. Mrs. Moore's mother. A fine time was reported. Dennis Sullivan of Green River spent Christmas with his daughter, Miss Lilla Tobey, who boards at Kj. L. Hall's. M. A. Moore went to Northfield, Mass., Dec. 16, to see his mother. Mrs. Martha Modre, who is very ill. M. A. Moore is having new ell built on his house. BERNARDST0N. The C. L. S. circle met with Mrs. Fr nklin, South street, Monday even ing. James McConangey of Mt. Hermon fireacbed in GoodaTe Memorial church ast Sunday. The January meeting of the Cush man library committee will be held Thursday evening, Jan. 8. The Cave at the Baptist church was well supplied with prisents discovered by explorers and distributed by fairies. The primary schools were in session last Monday. Powers Institute will re-open the winter term on Tuesday, Jan. 6. Owing to the storm of Thursday evening, tne attendance at the Unrist mas service in the Unitarian church was not large ana the full program was not completed till the meeting of tne scnool Sunday noon. Miss Charlotte Cushman has been ill with scarlet fever since Saturday, Dec. 20. All precaution has been tak en to prevent the spread of the disease and as tnere are no younger members in the family no anxiety is felt. It is a mystery whence the infection came. S. Wright, Ph. D.. principal of the Girls' high school, New York city, was engaged to give a lecture in the free course Wednesday evening, Dec. 31, Dr. Wright is one of the most eminent educators in the country, and an able and eloquent lecturer. Tne next lec ture of the free course will be given Monday evening, Jan. 5, byKev. J. J. Lewis. Mrs. A. H. Nelson entertained her Sunday school class, nine members, in the afternoon and evening of Saturday, Dec. 20. besides the tree and social part of the event, many games were played. To the most successful one in a peanut hunt a prize was awarded; a consolation was given to the finder of the smallest number. A Christmas pie, from which each drew a plum like Jack Horner, furnished much amuse ment. The class gave Mrs. Nelson a glass fruit set. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Cairns and sis ter, Miss Zella Cronyn, have been vis iting at Rev. David Cronvn's. Mr. and Mrs. Leon F. Nelson have returned from their trip in Canada and are set tled in their home on Centre street. William West of Roselle, N. J., was a guest at Dr. llolton s over bunday. Mr. and Mrs. Paul J. Allen have closed their house and will pans the winter in Rochester, N. Y., with their daughter, Mrs. F. O. Root. Mrs. D. O. Warner of Springfield came on Sat urday for a brief visit in ber native town. Miss L. M. Newell, who has been spending some time as a guest of Mrs. Dickenson, has returned to her home in Gloversville, N. Y. Harold Patten has passed a few days of hisva cation in Peterboro, N. H. Miss Ellen Black of Greenfield is a guest of her sister, Mrs. F. H. Ward. Mr. and Mrs. U. W. Kellogg of Greenfield made sev eral calls in town last Saturday. PERU. The Sunday school had trees and ex ercises at the church Christmas eve. Our pastor gave us an excellent ser mon Sunday and illustrated the ab surdity and mistake of a live Santa Claus at Christmas time. He believes this custom will soon be one of the past. . Invitations were issued to near rela tives and a few friends' to the wedding of Miss Martha Lyon, daughter of Dea. M. B. Lyon, to Rev. M. J. B. Fuller, at the bride's home. The wed ding ceremony was at 10:30 o'clock, Wednesday, Dec. 31. An open recep tion to all friends from 11 until 12 o'clock. News was received two weeks ago of the death of Mrs. J-iydia Allen, bhe was a native of Peru and never forgot the place of ber nativity, but was al ways greatly interested in the prosper lty of the church and town in general This she proved by always lending helping hand. She had many friends here who will miss her annual visi and mourn her loss. Charles Farnum left his home Wednesday to spend the winter with his daughter, going first to Spring held. His son, Madison, will reinai in charge of the farm. Talbert Dry den took a trip to Wardsboro last week. but is now back to work for M. J. Hap good. George Chadwick, who was ex posed to smallpox two weeks ago, left town Saturday. Miss Nancy Lyon spent two days Inst week with Mrs. Wil liam shattuck of south Londonderry, Seven of our students of Burr & Bur ton seminary are home for two weeks vacation ; Stella Brown from North field seminary; Delia Hapgood from her teaching in New York ; Ralph Batchelder of Uambndge, Mass.. spending his Christmas vacation with his grandfather, Charles Batchelder Dorinda Burt of Weston snent Christ mas with ber sister, Mrs. Susie Lakin Susie Hapgood came home from Clif ton springs Saturday where she had been for a month. Her health is much improved. EAST DUMMEE8T0N, wish a Happy New Year with WEST D0VEB. J. H. Kidder was in town Monday on business. Eugene Johnson came to West Dover Saturday to visit his par ents, Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Johnson. Mrs. Eugene (Moore) Johnson died recently at Manchester, N. H., after a short illness. She was a resident of West Dover and her husband and fam ilv have the deep sympathy of all in their affliction. Georee Adams is gaining slowly, Miss Jessie Adams has been very sick with eric Mrs. Clifford Mann and two children and Mrs. Charles Jones and Mrs. Mary McCrav are on the sick list. Miss Lela Cook of Brattleboro is at home sick. Mrs. Nellie Hough ton and children are also on the sick Hat. W. H. Parsons has been having an attack of grip and Cecil Davis has been sick for several days. ATHENS. Exercises at the west school were held Wednesday afternoon, consisting of speaking and singing. All bad. their parts well. W. W. Bridges gave an oyster sup per Wednesday evening. About 25 at tended. They had music of different kinds and a social time was enjoyed. Miss Warner, teacher in the south nart. went to ber home last week to spend Christmas. Mr. Hamilton teacher of west school, spent Christ mas with his brother, H. E. Hamil ton, of Bellows Falls. HUM fflLrfyi l n rr X 1 1IJ a. -a' GSQSQifc The Tas. Boss Stiffened Gold Watch Case is made of two layers of Solid Gold with a layer of Stiffening Metal between r welded and rolled together into one solid beet of metal. The J as. Boss Case is a Solid Gold Case for all practical purposes. The Stiffening Metal simply adds Strength and durability. The Boss Case b guaranteed for 25 years by the largest Watch case maters in the world, who have been making it for a full half century. Every Boss Case has the Keystone trade mark stamped inside. Ask any dealer to show you one. Write us for a booklet telling the whole story. Th KqttM Watch Can Coeieanj, Philadelphia. By this mark w yon know them WEST TOWlfSHEKD. Mrs. W. W. VanNess and son of Springfield, Mass.. are visiting at Se lim Jennison's. Mrs. Harry Farns- worth of Saxtons River has been visit ing her parents. Charles Robbins has purchased a house on Western avenue, Brattleboro, and will move there ia a short time. We are sorry to lose Mr. Robbins and family from the community, as tbey have always been helpful citizens. Miss Addie Garfield, 48, died Dec. 23 of cerebral embolism. She was the daughter of the late Oscar R. Garfield; was born in this town and has spent her whole life here. The funeral was from the house and the burial in Round Hill cemetery. Cola, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Blood, died of croup Dec. 18 at the age of seven years. He was born in Springfield, V't. , and came here with his parents about three years ago. He was a manly, energetic little fellow and one who will be great ly missed in the Sunday school and elsewhere. The family has thesympa thy of all in its affliction. The fun eral was from the house Dec. 20, Rev. M. F. Hardy officiating. Three chil dren sang, "When He Cometh," after which the body was taken to Oak Wood cemetery for interment. The floral tributes were very beautiful, es pecially a wreath from the pupils and teachers of the village schools We wish a good cheer and bright prospects to the Keformer and all its readers. J. Dustin Reed was called Saturday, from Manchester, N. tl. , by the cntl cat illness with diphtheria, of his son Harold. The Christmas entertainment given bv Miss Tally and her pupils, was en joyed by the parents and friends of the school. A pleasing program of song, dialogues and recitations arranged by the teacher, was well curried out by the pupils, after which Santa Claus appeared and resents for all were dis tributed from a tastefully trimmed and well laden tree. Hearty good will and kindly feeling, the best part of Christ mas, prevailed, and the memory of the happy time will linger long with the children. J. K. Crosby went to Fayetteville Friday night to play for the dance. Walter Robbins who came Wednesday to spend Christmas with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Robbins, returned to Northampton, Mass., Friday. Hugh Lynde is home from college for the vaca tion. Giles Reed came home from Bel lows Falls to spend Christmas. Durfee Champlin of Bellows Falls and Mrs. if. Champlin of futney were in town. E. A. Hawks of Amherst, Mass., M. Kennedy and Miss Louise Walker of Northampton were guests at C. G. Walker's last week. Mark Johnson of Hinsdale, N. H., has been in town a few days visiting and calling on friends. Mr. and Mrs. Memtt Huntley and Miss Florence Huntley of West Dum- merston spent Saturday and Sunday at Sylvenus Kelley's. SOUTH LONDONDERRY. The Methodist Sunday school re ganized last Sunday. The Baptist ladies' aid met Tuesday with Mrs. J. W. Melendy. The churches in this place both bad Christmas exercises and trees. Cards are out announcing the mar ringe of Miss Mabel Landman and Mar vin Howard Wednesday, at the home of the bride. Otis Cummins of Brattleboro has been visiting friends here the past week. MissMattie Barton has gone to opringheld, Mass. A barn was burned Monday morning on the farm occupied by Mr. Kobinson on the mountain. The fire was caused by a lantern being tipped over in the stable. CAMBRIDOEP0RT. Mr. Westgate has accepted the posi tion of postmaster at Athens and has moved into the house vacated by Frank Stevens, who has moved to Rochester, N. H. A goodly number gathered at the church Christmas evening to enjoy the exercises and trees which were heavily loaded with presents, both useful and ornamental The ice harvest has begun. Teams from adjoining towns are busy draw ing ice from Wilder's poor. Byron Spawn has been at the hotel this week, representing the Barker Medicine Co. A show was given each evening, consisting or slcetcnes ana il lustrated songs, which were much en joyed by all who attended. John Buxton is on the sick list Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bell have closed their bouse and gone to live with their daughter, Mrs. Guv Thayer. Mrs. Ca- lista Reed has closed her house in Grafton and is spending the winter with her sister, Mrs. C. J. Perham. Oscar Dean, sr., who has been very ill is much better. WINDHAM. Mr. Dickens of Putney has purchas ed the property owned by Ora Rhoades. Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Eastman gave an oyster supper to several of their friends Sew iear,s night. Myron Ingalls and family bad a Xmas tree for several of their friends which was heavily laden with presents, there being about (175 worth for the party. Henry Stone and family went to Houghtonville to spend Xmas and will go there to spend New Year's. Maud Southwick who spent Xmas in town, returned to Grafton Sunday. WEST DO M If ERST0N. Death of Hrs. Lacy A- Townsend. Mrs. Lucy A. Townsend, wife of the late John E. Townsend, died Monday, Dec. 22, at the Retreat in Brattleboro where as an invalid she has been under treatment for mental affliction caused by the great fire here in 1885. She was greatly respected and loved by those who knew her and endeared herself to all ber neighbors and those who met her, evincing an unusual sweetness of disposition, kindly regard for others and devoted affection for her husband and children. She is survived by two children, John and Abbie Tonnsend, and a brother, Edward Dunklee, and sister. Miss Abbie Dunklee, of West Brattleboro. Mrs. Townsend was 1 daughter of Calvin Gould who was for merly a resident of this place but moved to Chicopee, Mass., where he married Miss Abigail Newton. Mrs. Townsend was born in Cbicopee, Mass. Her father died when she was an in fant and her mother afterward married Edward Dunklee of West Brattleboro where Mrs. Townsend lived until her marriage with Mr. Townsend, who was for many yeais engaged in business here as a merchant and postmaster until the time of bis death which occurred Dec. 31, one year aeo. Ihe remains were brought to West Dummerston where funeral services were held in the Bap tist church Wednesday of last, week and taken to Meetinghouse Hill ceme tery, West Brattleboro, for burial by the side of her husband. Many rare and beautiful flowers from friends far and near adorned the casket. Rev. Mr. Wood from West Brattleboro preached the funeral sermon. WESTON. Philip Waite is sick with fever'at the home of Obed Moore. Leon Monier is sick with pneumonia at his home on the Ludlow road. A recent wedding was that of gene Little and Minnie Snow, were married in the church here. Christmas trees were given at the Baptist and Congregational churches Wednesday and Thursday evenings. Mrs. William Manning, who has been suffering from repeated shocks for a long time, died Dec. 17. Belle Tubbs cared for her in her last sickness. Harry Searles of Chicago is making his parents a two weeks' visit. Mr, Searles was hardly able to deliver his sermon Dec. 21, owing to heart trou ble. He did not go to Andover as be usually does. Mrs. R. B. Jaquitb fell as she was going from the house to the sleigh Sun day morning, Dec. 21, the steps being covered with ice and sustained an in jury to her shoulder and neck, which kept her in bed for a few days. Whose business is it to see that the highways are passable? The road com missioner's or the selectmen's? If something isn't done to the road near the top of the mountain there will be more than one sleigh to pay for. Which will be the cheaper? Weston is a small town with about 800 inhabitants, but we have more widows and widowers, maiden ladies and bachelors than any other town of the size; having 19 widows, 11 widow ers, B maiden ladies, 11 bachelors and 10 married people who do not live to gether. Milo Burton and his wife are called grandpa for the third time. It's a daughter. L. J. Woodcock went to Landon, N. H. , last week on business. His sister and father live there. Mrs, Abbie Sherwin is in Bellows Falls packing her goods. She will come back to her father's, Aldis Waite's, for the winter. Miss Barber was able to hold service Sunday, Dec. 21. Or rin Sparks has moved into his new house which he recently built. Ruth Reynolds will go to Amsterdam, N. Y, in the spring to attend school: ber teacher, Miss Burton, will accompany her as far as Whitehall where she has friends to visit Philip Bull has moved from Mr. Fuller's farm to the Rugl? place. Mrs. Clsrkson does not improve very rapidly. Mrs. Burton, her nurse, is still with her. Harry Sweetland and family from Brattleboro are visiting in the place. We are al ways glad to see them back. J. U. Walker was at his home in London derry Sunday. The smallpox scare is over in that place. There are five cases reported in Manchester. who I IMlkWL.mY (fei I! V imrunE r i(Ti 1 mm rmr 1 1 iff LU roit (RAIN RAWN 'LOOD 301E OWNERS Pnovioacc R. I. THIS IS THEX. FAMOUS ' ROMOC THE ME CMC IN E madehfrom SUPEIl ' ISjddVERY Am unimpa in ed hi NATUDlL product VhighViil unfail INSIY SUBDUE ffl INDIGESTION, BLOOD DIS. ORDERS, VARIETYlpr or THESf A GREAT COMPLICATIONS ROUBLES PRICE fl PER BOTTLE ASK rOR BOOKLtT "SETTING CLOSE TO NATURE LOCAL AGENT FOR BOMOC. Hole agency for this cUy at th store of BROOKS HOUSE PHARMACY, C. E. CRAFFAM, Prop. GCILF0RD Mr. Smith of Bellows Falls has been making a canvass of the town for the sale of a new map of Vermont and has been very successful here. The auction sale of the property of the late Joseph Wallace at Ureen Kiv- er on Tuseday was well attended and prices obtained were good. It is said that Mrs. Wallace will make her home with her daughter, Mrs. Dana Weath erhead. Mrs. Julina Worden. wife of Samuel B. Borden, died at home on Tuesday of this week, aged 57. She has not been in good health for several years and has bad many attacks of painful llness, yet her last sickness was very nef, having been confined to ber bed Spencer house on kast Main only five days. She was the daughter of 11 ay den Worden of Halifax and was married to Mr. boyden in June, 187s, aving resided at the Boyden home stead ever since. She was a dutiful augbter, a devoted wife and mother. kind neighbor and faithful in all the relations of life. Her aged father, nearly 90, survives her and came from is home to be near ber in ber last hours. Besides ber husband she eaves two sons and two daughters. lso three sisters and a brother. The funeral will be held on Friday at 1 clock. Burial in the family lot in Christ church cemetery. WILMINGTON. "Mapleburst," the residence of the late John C. Newton, has been sold to William L. Packard and Andrew (Ju nto. Rev. O. II. Palmer of Stratton has decided to remove to Wilmington and will occupy a tenement in U. M. Rus sell's house on High street. William H. Roberts of North Adams who was arrested for intoxication, not being able to pay bis fine was con veyed to Newfane by Constable Russell Dec. 19, where be will have free board and lodging for 20 days. Mrs. J. H. Kidder invited a number of friends to meet Miss Pedersen. a friend of Miss Faith Kidder, of the New England conservatory, Monday afternoon, Dec. 22. Choice refresh ments were served, fine musical selec tions were rendered and the reception was very pleasant in every respeet. Philip Goulding of Washington is spending tbeholidays in town. Among those who are spending the holidays n town are Claire Brown from Albany Business college, Miss Edith Bell from Pittsburg, Penn., Merton Bellows from Brockton, Mass., and Miss Mabel Med- bury from the Normal school at North Adams. Prof. Lobban is visiting Miss Mary L. Gorhara. O. E. Butterfield has removed to his new residence, th street Buckingham The last dance was very successful; about GO couples were present. One of Leverett lxivell s teams was struck by a wild engine at Williams Rock Crossine Tuesday morning, Dec. 23, and one of the fine pair of horses was killed. George Divoll has (riven up his posi tion in Somerville, Mass., and will as sist his father in business here. Mr. and Mrs. Emerson Smith have both been quite sick but are getting better. Miss Waters has gone to her home in Castleton for the vacation. NEWFANE. Charles Hawkins is spending the holidays with his parents. Miss Sadie Underwood is home from Goddard sem inary, Barre. Mr. and Mra C. E. Skinner are visiting in Turners Falls, Mass. Mrs. Karnes of hJrattleboro has been the guest of her son, W. P. Eames. SOUTH WINDHAM. The state officers were in town Tues day. E. L. Burbee has bought theGoodell house in the village. Kinsman Stoddard and Wilbur Shat- tuck took a load of wood to Bellows Falls Saturday, as a Christmas present from Mr. Goodell to Dr. Gorham. A. A'. Goodell visited in Bellows Falls last week. Mrs. Lilla Millard of Rhode Island is visiting at W. A. Farr's. W. A. Farr was in Brattleboro one day last week. flow Are Tear KMaejm I Dr. Hotbt8psr-fi Pills care all kldnerUU. BaA li trea. Add. Su una Kerned Co, Chicago or S. V. CHESTES. The annual roll call of the Baptist church society was beld in the church parlors Jan. 1. Rev. Mr. Johnson of Burlington, sec retary to Bishop Hall, preached in St. Luke's church Sunday at 10:30 and at Proctorsville in the afternoon. F. W. Childs and family of Brattle boro snent Christmas at Mrs. P. A. Fullerton's. Frank E. Adams, U. S. N., is the guest of bis uncle, Sam Ad ams. M. D. Fuller is visiting at J. A. Pollard's. Spencer Taylor, aged 95 years, died Thursday morning at his home on Main street. He was born in Andover June 17, 1807. Mr. Taylor was a shoemaker, having learned the trade of his father. and he worked at his bench until he was 88 years old. He married Harriet Arnold September 25. 1834, she being a daughter of Uriah and Sarah Arnold, who was born in this town in 1812, being one of eight children. Mr. and Mrs. Tavlor lived together about C5 years, their golden wedding being cel ebrated here in the presence of their rive daughters. DUMMERSTON CENTER. The grangers held a meeting at the church vestry Tuesday evening. The farmers are busy harvesting ice, which proves of very good quality. Mr. Buffum has sold his farm to Bert Reed and bought a farm in Guil ford recently owned by Mr. Reed. Harold Reed has been very ill with diphtheria, but is in a fair way of re covery. The house has been quaran tined and. every precaution taken to prevent contagion. The school in No. 1 will be closed for a week or two. There is a trained nurse in attendance upon Harold. Rev. M. R. Foshay has returned from Pownal where be has been-conducting revival meetings. Stops the Coach and works oil the Cola. Laxative Bromo-Qulntne Tablets cure a eoM n ooe nay. no cure, no ny. trice a crnw. WIST WARDSBORO. M iss Nora Hall is on the sick list, B. U. Ryder, who has been housed for several weeks, is better and at his us ual place of business. , The Christmas exercises at the church Wednesday evening were very much enjoyed. A fine program of singing and recitations was carried out and the two trees were well loaded with presents, there being many be sides that could not be hung upon them. Another tree with plenty of gifts and Deautiiuiiy decorated mane the hearts of several people nappy al Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Rice's Thursday evening. MARLBORO. The Center school closed last week. Louise Thomas was neither absent nor tardy during the terra. Arthur Snow was absent only two days. Harold Wright, who came four miles, was neither ab sent nor tardy during his four weeks' attendance. 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