The St Johnsbury Caledonian from St. Johnsbury, Vermont on June 20, 1906 · 5
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THE ST. JOHNSBURY CALEDONIAN, JUNE 20. 1906. 5 AT THE 'VILLE. Tbe regular picnic ol the Abnaki Club tras beld Friday with a good attendance, and tbe usual pleasant time was enjoyed. Fridaj will be the regular picnic day this summer, being more con-tenient. The band gaye a good concert Friday evening instead ol Wednesday. The? bare been engaged to go to Rock Island, P. Q., for tbe celebration ot . Dominion Day, July 2. The graded schools closed Friday, fcr the summer vacation of 11 weeks. Thursday afternoon tbe school bnilding was thrown open to the public, who bad an opportunity to tee the exercises in the different grades, as well as to inspect tbe drawings and other work ol the pupils, which were displayed in the various room. There were many visitors, who expressed admiration at tbe really excellent standard of work done by tbe pupils. Although the school is not perfect, every year shows commendable progress. On Friday afternoon closing exercises were held in Music Hall, when tbe ninth grade pupils, to the number ot 18, were given diplomas which enable them to enter tbe Institute. A very quiet and simple wedding oc-cured Wednesday evening, when Miss Caroline A. Newton, a well known and universally liked young lady of this place, was married to Traver V. Blaisdell, who is in tbe employ of the railroad company here. The marriage took place at tbe Methodist parsonage at Lyndon, Rev. William Shaw performing the ceremony. Tbe bride wts simply and becomingly gowned in white and had no attendants. Mr. and Mrs. Blaisdell left at once for a brief wedding trip, their destination remaining a profound secret even (rom tbeir nearest relatives. On their return tbey will make their home here. Tbeir many friends extend sincere congratulations and good wishes for their future happiness. The Universalist Ladits' Aid cleared $11 at tbeir food sale Saturday, and could have disposed of much more food bad it been available. Rev. F. W. Evans, a former pastor of the Universalist church here, was married June 6, to Miss Fannie French of Taunton, Mass. A great deal of fun is anticipated over the mock trial to be given in Musi: Hall tomorrow evening, under tbe auspices ol tbe Odd Fellows Lodge. The case is a trial for breach of promise, Miss Marguerite Robinson appearing as plaintiff, and F.J. Willey as delendant. N. A. Nor ton will preside over tbe case, and a large number of townspeople will be present as witnesses, jurors, etc. Mrs. William Cote has gone to Sher-brooke to stay with her mother, Mrs. Wilcox, with her six children. Three ol tbe children are said to be in a dangerous condition with tuberculosis. ' Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Minolt of Mont-pelier, spent Sunday with tbeir daughter, Mrs. Harry M. Smith. . The regular meeting of the Mother's Club will be held Friday evening on account of tbe mock trial on Thursday evening, with Mrs. Erton Shorey, A medical talk will be given by Dr. Cheney, as the principal part of the program. Dr. C. W. Staples ol Boston spent Sunday with his family here. He expects to return for his vacation in about a month... '- Herbert Burnham, principal of the St. Johnsbury Center school, visited friends in town a lew days last week. Mrs. Homer Wilson goes to Nantucket Island this week to join her sister, Mrs. Lester, who is spending a lew weeks with relatives there. Commencement week at Lyndon Institute began Sunday with the sermon before the graduating class, delivered by the Rev. A. F. Walch ol St. Johnsbury. In spite of the inclement weather there was a large attendance, and the sermon was a fine and eloquent appeal to the young men and women just graduating, for high ideals and a simple lite. It was one of the best sermons ever preached here on such an occasion. On Monday evening, the Juniors held their usual exercises in Music Hall, this year giving a little French play entitled, "Les Romanesques," translated by Charles Harris and Erwin Bundy. This was a little out of tbe ordinary, was well attended, and very successful. Tuesday was devoted to business meetings aud alumni exercises, and the graduating exercises are held this morning, followed by tbe alumni dinner, and a concert in the evening by the ''Boston Rivals. A pleasant home wedding took place at the residence of Charles Ayer, at noon Thursday, when his daughter, Sarah G. was married to George H. Morse of this place. Rev. Albert Gregory performed tbe ceremony, using the double ring service. Tbe rooms were very prettily decorated with (erns and carnations. Only immediate relatives were present. The bride was dressed in white Swiss muslin and carried bride roses. She bad no attendants. The wedding march was played by her sister, Mrs. Beryl Gregory. Mr. and Mrs. Mcrse were tbe recipients of many choice and beautiful gifts from a host of friends. They left tbe same day a for trip to New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Maine, and by boarding a Pullman at the water tank above the station, escaoed the usual shower of rice and old shoes, which was prepared for them. Many congratulations are extended. Mrs. H. L. Parker returned from Bethlehem, N. H Monday, bringing with her her niece and nephew, Isabel and Dean Wilder, who will remain a few days. MclNDOES. Church Meies of Malcolm, Iowa, is visiting at Mrs. Paddleford's. Dr. and Mrs. lohn Warden of Bath, N, H., were guests of his aunt, Mrs. Julia omitn, rnursdny. Mrs. Tohn Bishoo soent a couple of days last week with relatives at St, Jobnsbury. F.J. Lyon is much better, and able to De out again. Harry Manchester came home from Littleton last week for a short vacation before going to the mountains. Miss Florence Warden of San Francisco is t isiting her aunt, Mrs. Julia Smith. Ellen Hazelton of Lebanon, N. H., is spending a few weeks with ber grand parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ora Bishop, The examinations for pupils entering the higher grades will be held at Barnet, Saturday, June 30, Rev. A. F. Eldridee attended the Con gregational convention at Woodstock jast ween. Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Lawler went to Hartford, Conn., Friday. They will stop at Boston on tbeir return. Misses Mabel and Freda Carr of Newport have been visiting tbeir aunt, Miss A. M. Carr. . Miss Jean Duncan is borne from' ber school at Barre. Rev. A, F. Eldridge went to Haverhill, N. H.a to preach a memorial address to the L O. O. F., Sunoay evening. Rev. A. F. Eldridge preached tbe memorial sermon to tbe Odd Fellows. Sunday morning. On account of the wtather tbev did not march to tbe cemetery. Tbe Knights of Pythias also attended in a body. Mr. Eldridge will give a memorial address to tbe Grange mi rubers' Sunday afternoon at tbe church at Barnet. Tbe Ladies' Society held its annual meeting Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. A. J. Finlay was elected president and Mrs. B. C. Ide vice president. Herbert Tnllar of Corinth is working in the creamery. Will Aiken bas been at home the past week on account ot poor health. Mrs. C. L. Duncan went to Barre, Friday, returning Saturday. Frank Hoyt and family will move to Princeton, Me , tpia week. A Certain Care far Acking Feci. Shake into your shoes Allen's Foot-Ease, a powder. It cures Tired, Aching, Callous. Sweating, Swollen feet. At all Druggist's and Shoe Stores, 25c. Sample FREE Address, Allen S, Olmsted, Le-Roy. N. Y. .. EAST BARNET. Mr. and Mrs. C. A Bailey, Frank and Ora, Miss Anna Bailey, Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Nelson and Marjorie, and Miss Portia McGill attended the graduating exercises at St. Jobnsbury, Friday. Miss Nettie M. Lang visited at C. Dickinson's last week. Mrs. C. Dickinson and Mrs. W. J. McGill attended the W. C. T. U. convention at Peacbam last week. Mrs. C. Wormwood spent a few days of last week with ber daughter, Mrs. McDowell, of Woods ville. L. E. Gilfillan had tbe misfortune to get severely injured last week while leading a colt. He is reported at present to be gaining rapidly. Invitations are out for the wedding of Miss Eva Newell and Harry Emery on Tuesday, June 26. BARNET. The Webber Quartette of Boston will give a concert Thursday evening at tbe town hall. Tbis quartette s reputation is well known and it ranks among the best in New England. It is a rare treat for Barnet and this vicinity and it is earnestly hoped that people will make an effort to hear them and see that the four young men who made the risk of engag ing thtm shail be. amply rewarded. Mrs. Ira Albee went to Boston, Mon day, for a week's stay, and to attend tbe graduating exercises at Harvard, where her cousin, Roscoe Fotts, is a member of the graduating class. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stevens and two little daughters of Marshalltown, Iowa, are visiting at the home of Mrs. Sarah T. Abbott. ' Mrs. Arthur Emerv and daughter Catherine, visited Mrs. Martin last week. Mrs. Chan Her Whitney visited ber niece, Mrs. Henry Coles, in Lyndonville, Thursday. Mrs. Tames Hall went to Plymouth, Wednesday, to attend tbe graduating exercises of the State Normal school, where ber daughter, Christine, was a member of the graduating class. Miss Christine returned to Barnet with her mother, Friday. Henrv Bell of Mclndoes has been engaged to care for tbe cemetery. He is doing good work in caring lor lots and putting tbe ground in general in better condition.. All parties owning lots in this cemetery, who can not care for them themselves, could not do better than to engage Mr. Bell to do his work. His prices are reasonable. Milo Gibson, who has been so seriously ill in Burlington, is sufficiently recovered to visit bis relatives in Barnet. The Male Quartette went to Mc lndoes, Sunday, to sing for the Odd Fellows memorial service, Kev. Mr. Eldridge preaching the sermon. Miss Margaret Willey of Portland, Maine, is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eben Willev. SOUTH PEACHAM. Mrs. Cloud Harvey was taken sud denly ill Saturday night, but is better. 'Sonth Peacbam creamery paid 21V4 cents per pound for May butter. The new separator bas been installed ana gives good satisfaction. Ordwav Guthrie is suffering from an attack ol pneumonia and little Theodore Farrow and C. A. Hutchinson are victims of the prevailing bronchial trouble. R. L. Wilson attended the state con vention of Congregational churches at Woodstock last week. A sewer of four-inch tile emptying into the brook is being laid by Mr. Farrow, R. B. Shaw. W. S. Orrand H. Dunn, to provide drainage for their bouses. Philip Blanchard of Chicago arrived Tuesday evening for a short vacation. WEST BARNET. Feurlh of July al Lakeside. Lanlord Hastie is making preparations for bis usual eleborate celebration at Harvev's Pond. He will have a good dinner for all comers with plenty of sports and games for young and old, wbi'e those who prefer life on the lake can have tbeir share of boating and fishing. Notwithstanding the cool weather there have been good catches of perch, pickerel and trout the past week. Further particulars of the day of sportb will be given on posters. Scrofula Few are entirely free from it. It may develop so slowly as to cause little if any disturbance during the whole period ot chiianooa. It may then produce dyspepsia, ca tarrh, and marked tendency to con' sumption, before causing eruptions, sores or swellings. To get entirely rid of it take the great blood-punuer, Hood's Sarsaparilla In usual liquid form or In chocolated tablets known as Sarsatabs. 100 doses fl. - AT DANVILLE. Marshall Bixbv bas completed tbe foundation of bis bouse and bas commenced to erect the frame. Preston & Green are doing tbe work. "Vera Chnrchi 1 of Barton Landing is visiting her aunt, Mrs. C. S. Dole. There will be a game of baseball on tbe common at Danville, Saturday afternoon, between the Danville and Cabot nines. R. N. Wormwood, now of Derry, N. H., is vis tirg in town. Francis Betjamin of Burlington is canvassing the town for more subscribers for the New England Telephone. Company. A new line up tbe Walden bill road is to be built soon. Margaret, tbe little daughter of Mrs. Mary rerktns Hodgdon, died Sunday J after a abort illness with erysipelas. The funeral was held Tuesday at the house. There were many beautiful flowers. Mrs. Hodgdon has tbe sympathy of all in ber affliction. - At the meeting ol the grange last week Tuesday evening, a mock trial furnished the entertainment. A very large company were present, including many from East Hard wick and St. Johnsbury Center. J. E. Tinker and Martin McDonald are attending the graduating exercises at Norwich University. Miss Amy McElroy of Oakland, Cal., is visiting at Walter Peck's. Mrs. Laura Grey of Bethlehem, N. H., is visiting Mrs. Carrie Kittredge. The members of the Masonic and Eastern Star orders will join in a St. John's Day service at the Methodist church next Sunday afternoon at 2 30 o'clock. Rev. Mr. Brown will preach the sermon. Mr- and Mrs. W. E. Gray, who have been vis.ting at George Stacker's have returned to Ryegate. Mr g. Flora E. Haviland of Pasadena, is visiting friends in town. Walter Kendall and family of Laconia are visiting relatives here. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Fournier are visiting at South Concord. Mrs. J. S. Tilton bas returned to ber home in this village. George Bagby has been dymaniting and removing the ledge in front of his bouse. : Mahlon Moore is rebuilding bis mill at Harvey, recently burned by lightning, and bas received valuable assistance from bis friends. Frank Stocker has sold his farm, con taining 120 acres of land to George Crane of Cabot. The price was $3300 for the farm and 12 cows. Mr. Crane has already taken possession and will move in this week. Clayton Farrington, who has been working for Frank Stocker on bis farm, has moved back to West Danville, to work for his father, D. C. Farrington. S. D. Morse is so much better as to be able to walk out short distances. Miss L. M. Davis returned Saturday from Norwich, where she has been teach, ing. She leaves Wednesday for Hanover, where she will attend tbe summer school for teachers. Mrs. William Clifford of Conwav, N. H., is visiting ber son, H. E. Barber. Mrs. G. T. Slater and Miss Stephenson of Montreal, Miss S. F. Robinson of Boston, and Mrs. H. B. Woodward of New York, are stopping at Tburber's. Mr. Fairbanks of the American Bell Telephone Co., will give a lecture on telephones at the meeting ol the Grange Tuesday evening, June 26. Tte meeting will be a public one and free of charge. and will be followed by a full demonstration of tbe long distance service for two hours. The Mock Court trial passed off very pleasantly and netted the Improvement association $15. The jury as well as the witnesses afforded much amusement and jokes and local hits greatly enlivened the occasion. Col. and Mrs. N. A. Dole are attending the graduating exercises at Norwich University. Mrs. Cora A.Finel of Brookline, Mass.. is visiting her cousin, Mrs. J. A. Fisher. Mrs. Jennie F. McGill is visiting ber sister in Hard wick for a few weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Davis from Buenos Ayres, Argentine Republic, are expected here July 12. They will spend the summer at Mr. Davis' farm here. Children's Day was observed at tbe Congregational church June 10. The exercise entitled America was closely followed and apparently enjoyed by tbe 240 who were present. A large chorus assisted in rendering the music, which was of greater variety and higher order than usual. Interesting features of the service were tbe presentation of three children by their parents for bap tism; and tbe presentation of Bibles by tbe pastor to three baptised children of the church, who bad passed their seventh birthdays-.- Ad addresswn The Growth of the Kingdom," was illustrated in the development ol the plant from the seed. After hearing from the gifts of former years, a generous offering of more than $10 was received, to which it is hoped enough will be added by individuals to make, with tbe yearly offerings of the junior department, a sum iqualtotbat ot recent years, namely , $25. Rev. George H. Cummings attended the convention of Congregational churches at Woodstock last week, spend ing Monday night with his father -at Strafford. Mr. Cummings served as as eistant scribe for tbe convention. Rev. E. E. Grant of East St. Johnsbury will preach in the Congregational church next Sunday in exchange with Rev, George H. Cummings. Marked down sale on millinery tbis week at Frasier's opposite depot, West Danville. PA3SUMP5IC. Miss Blanche Lacourse from Danville has been spending a few days with Miss Myrtle Morse, Miss Elizabeth Galbraitb spent Sunday with Miss Blanche Newman. Mrs. Belle Thayer spent Sunday at West Bainet. J. D. Tbyng returned Saturday from bis semi-annual trip to Texas, He re mained with his family over Sunday and started Monday morning fur a week's trip to New York. Rev. C. D. R. Meacham is spending a lew aays nere. oaving Deen called to Soutb Newbury by tbe death of bis brotber, Mr. Grow. F. W. Mason is in Montpelier attend ing tbe district and state conventions. Owing to tbe rain Sunday morning only, about 35 Grangers attended the services, it being Grange Memorial Sunday. Tbespecialcollectionfor San Francisco amonnted to $13. Mrs. B. W. Aiken of Onoka. Minn., who is stopping with berparents. Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Gilbert, has gone to New London, N. H to attend tbe commencement exercises at Colby Act. demy, where ber sister, Miss (.ariotta u.Dert, is one of tbe teachers. LYNDON. Lorenzo L. Eaton, Mrs. Carrie Eaton Brewer, and daughter Adelaide, and a young lady friend, all of Greenville, N. C, arrived Thursday at J. C, Eaton's to spend the summer. Mrs. Amanda Biwkerwent Wednes-di v to Whitehall. N. Y.. to visit friends. expecting to be absent several weeks. Mrs. Laura McDowell and son Robert have been visiting several weeks at Charles Lyon's and retorted borne to St. Albans last week, accompanied by Mrs. Lyon, who has been ill all the spring and goes hoping a change may benefit ber health. ' Lawrence Spencer, who graduated from the commercial conrse at, St. Johnsbury Academy, Friday, went ' Saturday to Johnson to take a position as book keeper with tbe feari aiaoniactunng to Mrs. George Morse arrived from New. York City at Dr. Blake's, Thursday. Capt. and Mrs. J. S. Thompson went Friday to Joe's Pond to spend a week or two in camp. ' i Miss Christie McKeczie visited at John Aldrich's tbe first of tbe week on ber way to ber home in Canada. Tweaty fifth Aaairenary. A delightful social. event was tbe surprise silver-wedding anniversary at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Herman P. Bradley Saturday. - Tbe affair was planned by the daughters, Mrs. Blanche McFee and Miss Edith Bradley, with the assistance of friends. A bountiful repast wat served to all who arrived in the afternoon. A feature of the table was a large laver cake placed in the center, bearing' the dates 1881 1906. Many otber friends arrived in tbe evening making about 425 in all. Two handsome chairs, a lunch set of fine china, and many pieces of beautiful silver and glass, were left by their friends. Re v. Mr. Shaw in an appropriate speech assured Mr. and Mrs. Bradley that tbise gifts were simply tokens of the sincere love and good will which they had inspired in the 25 years of their married life, and expressed the hope of all that another 25 might find them still in tbe enjoyment ol tbe blessings of friendship and prosperity. Letters from absent friends were read, a short poem and an amusing chronicle of some events which occurred a quarter of century ago. the following (needs and relatives from out of town were present: George Herman, Mrs. Jessie Randall, Miss Mary Randall, Orville Hancock, Mrs. Bertha Hancock, Mrs. Robert Tice, Mrs. Flora Smith, Edgar smith of Coventry, Mr. and Mrs. Har- land B. Bowe of St. Johnsbury, Mrs. Ella Kedney, Mrs. Mattie Willey and two children of St. Johnsbury Center. ' SUTTON. Byron Bundy and 0. E. Bundy were called to West Fairlee last week by the death ot their uncle, Oscar Daniels, the remains of Mr. Daniels were taken to Peacham, his old home, where funeral services were ' held at tbe Methodist churcb, in charge of Rev. P. N. Granger, and the burial was beside of Mr. Daniels' first wife, Mary Bundy, formerly of Sutton, in the cemetery there. ' , , Miss Cora Curtis, who lives at Lyn donville, visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Curtis, recently. Herbert Burnham who is teaching at St. lohnsbury Center,' and who is get ting the reputation if being an excellent reader, read at the exercises and concert of tbe graduating class at Concord last week. ;"! ; Charles Bundy, is visiting his daugh ter, Mrs. Enoch Smith, at Lyndonville. S. S. Doud is moving from tbe tenement in a. i;. Mitcneu s uouse to tbe nouse where Mrs. Dr. Colby last lived in the village, now owned by J. E. Wentworth. At the Grange meeting Monday even ing, June 11th tourteen were given tbe third and tourtu degrees, alter which the usual harvest supper was served by tbe ladies of the Grange.) Tbere were 55 present during the e rening. Joel Chesley, who works in Glover, visited his parents. Mr. and Mrs. S. G Chesley, the past week. The next regular Grange meeting is to be beld Saturday evening. Pomona grange meets with tbe tjrauge nere today. Ar rangements have been made to have tbe night mail train soutb stop to take all who wish to return on it. There will be an afternoon session arid the degree team will confer tbe degree upon 24, or more candidates in tbe eveniibg. Mrs. Gertie E. Sanbofn, wife of George H. Sanborn, is very (dangerously sick trom bnghts disease, C. . Kimball bas sold) his farm known as tbe Dustin Kimball place on the East Ridge to Courtland Miner of Danville, Price $2500. R. I. Leach of Lyndom Center visited at A. E. Kimcaird s recently Mrs. Dan Wbeeler (and two children visited her lather and Another, L. J. Hall aud wife, at Lyndon Corner last week. f At Joe' Pond. j Capt. and Mrs. Thompson of Lyndon are spending tne week at their cottage. , ' Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Beck and children of St. Johnsbury ari spending the week at tbeir cottage. R. C. Sullowsy placed 2.000 small mouthed black baas Iry m tbe pond Monday, j A. E. Counsel amd a party of friends from St. Jolinsbtfiry spent Sunday at Travelers' Hon e. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Stanley of Jobnsbury aptnt i part of last weel their cottage, Inkle's Nest. St The pupils ol the Walden schools are planning to n picnic nere Saturday Mr. and M s. Henry Beck, Mr. and Mn. Fred Beck I Misses Fannie and Ida Beck of St. Johdisbury spent Sunday at tbe Beck cottuM. The campeis alt Lake View Park are planning to club together and have good display hreworks the night be- fore tbe Fourtnoijuiy. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Sotuers of St, Johnsbury spent fcunday at their cot A. R. Ellis " and losepn Barry of St Jobnsbury spent Sunday at their camp Mrs. Sarah Darling of St. Jobnsbury visited Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Sulloway tbe past week. Several parties have been seen fishing on tbe small ponds above Joe's Pond, and iff iru are beirg made to stop such fishing, for it is prohibited by law. Plans are being made to have a celebration at Lake Yiew Park on the Fourth ot July. A ball earue is to I e arranged between St. Johnsbury and Danville, to be played in the forenoon. Tbere will be boat races in tbe afternoon, and otber athletic sports. Fireworks in the evening, and dancing in the pavilion, afternoon and evening, will conclude the program. flaking of Americans. Hew I Syrian Bays narfe Geed Beeaase Ciiizeas ef Ike Vailed Stale. Among those who will graduate from the public schools this week are two Syrian boys, Samuel Maroon and Joseph Maroon, aged 24 and 21 years respectively. They have been in our schools through the seventh, eighth and ninth grades and about all tbeir educaticn was obtained in St, Johnsbury. Tbe story of tbeir life and their struggle to get an education is a most interesting one. Samuel Maroon was born near Tripoli in Syria, whicb is a part of the Turkish empire, and when about 14 years old was bred wub tbe desire to come to America. Some of bis friends bad been across and told bim great things about this country, and though bis parents at first objected they finally consented and gave bim enough money to pay his passage to New York. He started from home alone and the government officials had no idea he was going to the United States else they would have forbidden bim to leave the country. He took a steamer Irom Beirut to Alixandria in Egypt, and after visiting Cairo, sailed tor Marseilles. He stayed there a week and was almost homesick enough to re turn home, but Dually decidtd to keep on bis way and went to Paris and thence to Havre where be engaged passage on a liner lor New York. He found friends on shipboard and landed in New York after being a month from home and with $6 in his pocket. He could speak only the Syrian dialect and bis first surprise was that people had to work for a living in the United States. He bad been deceived into thioking tht.t money was so plenty tbat nobody worked, and in one week all bis money was gone and he had not found employment. Then he found some friends who bad a wholesale store and tbey advanced bim $25 worth of goods end be started out as a peddler selling Yankee notions. He soon made enough money to pay for his first outfit and bought some more goods and started through New bngland. In nine months he bad made enough mony so that he was enabled to send back bis passage money to bis tatber in Syria. Then he bought a team and added clothing to his line of goods. After two years ot travel as apeddlar be entered the employ ot a New York jewelry brmand sold bigb class goods to customers of the firm. .As business prospered he sent for bis younger brother Joseph. The latttr was not as enthusiastic about coming and bad to run away in tbe night to escape tbe lurktsb officials wbo were looking for any emigrants to America. - He bought bis passage ticket of an agent who received a large graft in the transaction and thereby guaranteed to get him to Alexandria. He rowed to the boat two miles in the night in a heavy storm and in tbis trip lost all his belong mgs. When he reached New York he told tbe custom house officials tbe name of the firm his brother worked for and he was passed along as a desirable new comer. Ihe two brotbers worked to gether, as tbey have ever since, and osepb went to school in the sixtb grade at Wbiteheld, N. a., one term. ' Alter a year he entered tbe Lisbon public school where be remained a year, working bis way by selling goods out of school hours and in vacation time. Then he went to Boston and entered the night school for a term. The brothers came to St. Jobnsbury, about three years ago and have support ed themselves by selling oriental goods, Tbey have proved apt pupils, though they have bad to study very bard to keep up with the other scholars who had earlieryears in school and who are so much more familiar with the English language. Samuel is tbe literary scbolar and bas sent his father a story of tbe discovery of America, bringing bis historical poem down through the revolutionary war. He has also trans lated tbis into bnglisn in metrical form, Tbe boys expect to return to Syria this summer to buy more goods to return in the fall and complete tbeir education. Both are American cit'zens, having been naturalized here at the December term ol court. Joseph expects to study medicine and after getting his degree will spend a year in Latro and then locate in the country ol bis adoption, bamuel will also remain in tbis country and engage in the mercantile business. During their stay in St. Johnsbury they have made many friends by their genial manner, and their perseverance to over come all obstacles. Tbeir history is an example to every American boy to im prove the opportunities which bis inheritance in a free country has given bim. A Choice Concert. A rare treat is promised those wbo attend the concert given by the Copley Square Trio, next Monday evening. Among tbe artists is a former St. Jobnsbury lady, Miss Margaret Gorbam of whose talent we all know and she is a musician to be proud of. She is sure to receive a hearty welcome whenever she returns to this place. Of Miss Crosby tbe Boston Evening Transcript gives tbe following: "If any of the participants are to be mingled out for praise, it would be Miss Gertrude Crosby, whose singing was marked by artistic leeling, purity of intonation and especial clearness ol enunciation." Miss Crosby will sing two groups of songs and a scene and aria Irom "Faust" whicb she will act. Mr. Staley will read scenes Irom "Rip Van Winkle ' and "Ingomar" and a humorous eroup. Of bis impersona tionofthe various characters of "Rip Van Winkle" the Boston Globe says. "Mr. Staler possessed finish and showed marked versatility. The change from character to character was skillfully done and every one received good treat ment." This is a ereat opportunity to hear these artists and they should receives large audience Monday even ing, June 25, in Pythian Hall at 8.30. HANOVER are the standard food for your table, because they are ALWAYS PURE AND WHOLESOME. ALWAYS DAINTILY APPETIZING. ALWAYS FIRM AND CRISP-(baked to a turn.) . -You need never apologize for HANOVERS. Sold in specially lined boxes, fresh and clean, by the best grocers. SMITH & SON, makers, White River Junction, Vt. ooooooooooooooooooooooo o o ni i mi t i i Q Clearance Sale o o o o o o Hartford Tires were $3.00. now $2.00. Bicycles with Coaster Brake $25.00. New Rear Wheei complete, with Coaster Brake, $5.00. m Columbia Graphopones. Talking Machine. Supplies, Carbide, Horns. Bicycle Lamps. Cabinets. ' In fact anything we have In stock except EDISON PHONOGRAPH GOODS, will be sold at a discount until July 1st to make room for our Fourth of July Goods. o 8 o 8 o o o o 8 o o o Jock's Automobile Garage, On o 43 Pearl Street, 00000000000004000000000000 ST. JOHNSBURY CENTER. Automobile Accident. Wednesday evening as Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Spauldirg were returning from Lyndonville in tbeir automopile, he for a moment lost control of tbe machine and it carried them over tbe bank into tbe river, opposite tbe Bphriam Stone place. Before it reached the water Mr. and Mrs. Spaulding succeeded in getting out of the machine, which was a vety fortunate occurrence, as it was turned completely over when it landed in the water. Mrs Spaulding went out of sight in the water before her husband could reach ber, but with the assistance ot Willie Forsythe, who saw the accident, tbey were both brought safely to land. Win Johnson, Archie Colbatb, Fred Hill and George Wheeler went into the water, and with Henry Legacy and his horse, assisted in rescuing the automobile, with only slight damage. Mr. Spaulding was able to run it to St. Jobnsbury, and Henry Kelley drove down with Mrs. Spaulding. Another accident caused by an automobile occurred Friday night. As Bruce Wallace was driving with his team in front of Mr. Parks' store his horse became trighftned by a passing machine, and his wagon was so demolished that he was unable to ride home in it. A short time ago the freight depot was broken into and a box ol cookies were stolen which belonged to M. Stiles. Tbe theif took the staples out by means of an iron bar, and afterwards replaced them. If it had not been for a small splinter that was taken off in the operation it would not have been discovered that tbe building bad been broken into. It is thought it was the work of tramps, who were hungry and took this way to ob tain food. Edward Randall of Island Pond and Franklin Leach of Lyndonville have been visiting at Mrs. Henry Legacy's. Miss Grace Young of Fair Haven was tbe guest of Ella McLaughlin Thursday and Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hill and son, Allie, started for Caspian Lake, Saturday morning, where they will spend several days with a party from Hard wick, camping. Rev. Mrs. Woodruff went to the convention at Woodstcck last week and Sunday morning Mrs. Woodruff gave a report of tbe meeting to tbe congregation. The many friends here of Mr. and Mrs. John Danfortb wiil be glad to know tbat be has secured a fine position as draughtsman with tbe Woodbury Granite Company at Hard wick, and tbey bave moved tbere. Shepherd Pomona Grange will meet at Sutton, this evening. A large number from here expect to attend. Miss Mabel Peuk has been spending a few days at her home in Peacham. Lester Berry of Dartmouth, who has been visiting bis parents, bas returned to bis school. fleeting ot Fifty Club. Mrs. Charles E. Gorbam entertained tbe members of the Filty Club at ber home Thursday afternoon. As this was Flag Day tbe rooms were beautifully decorated with flags. Mrs. Charles A. Woodbury, a past president, presided in the absence of Mrs. Luther Brooks, president. Tbe ladies present were somewhat saddened by the news that one of their members, Mrs. O. V. Hooker, who bas been in ill health, has been obliged to go to Boston for treatment. Readings and flinch made tbe time pass pleasantly, and ten ladies sat down to a bountiful repast. Mrs. Ellen H. Guild invited the club to her home to enjoy a lawn party on Thursday of this week. CRACKERS until July 18 O 8 O 8 O 8 S 8 O 8 O 8 O St. JoHnsbury, "Vt. 8 At Fairbanks Village. Mr. and Mrs. Perrv of Barre" visited their son, Clayton V, Perry, last week. Edward Mackey's house caught fire, Friday from sparks Irom tbe chimney. It was quickly extinguished by the help of a few neighbors, and the loss was not more than $10. . A deer was seen lust week cosstng the Fairbanks meadow. Mr. Rowe of the Fairbanks creamery was hnrt last week by a cow stepping on his loot and crusbinging it quite badly. At Summervllle. Walter H. Carr bas sold the grocery store to Penn Page who took possession Monday morning, b. L,. Hovey bought the meat market and will go into the business again. Mr. Carr is undecided as to bis future plans, but is inclined to the printing trade. Danville Baptist Association. The opening session of tbe Danville Baptist Association was held at the birst Baptist cnurcn last evening, and was the young people's session. Miss Grace M. Young gave an interesting address on "The Church and the Child," and Rev. W. A. Davison, D. D., gave some interesting suggestions under tbe subject, "The Young People's Opportunity and Obligation to the World." The program for today and tomorrow forenoon will be carried out as printed in last week's Caledonian. ALICE E. WAKEFIELD, M. D. 88 Main Street. Office Hours: Both Telephones. 10 to 12 a. m. 46 CO m p. m. IF YOU WANT a first-class job of Painting, Paper Hanging, or Whitening, just "Hello, 57 31,". and" we'll call and make a date, and we go when we promise. Give us your -order and you'll make no mistake. ' Forsaith, the Painter. Bankruptcy Notice. PETITION FOR DISCHA.RGB. In the matter of ) Ed ward E. Grant. In Bankruptcy. Bankrupt.) To the Hon. Hoyt H. Wheeler, Judge of the Diatrict Court for the District of Vermont. Edward E. Grant of Lyndonville, In the County of Caledonia and State ot Vermont, In said District, respectfully represents: That on the 8th day of May, last past, he was duly adjudged bankrupt tinder the Acts of Congress relating to bankruptcy; that he has duly surrendered all his property, and rights of property, and has fully complied with all the requirements of said Acts and ol the orders ol the Court touching his bankruptcy; , Wherefore, he prays that he may be decreed by the court to have a full discharge from all debts provable against his estate under said Bankrupt Acts, except such debts a are excepted by law from such discharge. Dated this 9th dy of June, A. D. 1909. Edward E. Grant. Bankrupt. ORDER OF NOTICE THEREON. United States District Court for the District of Vermont. In re Edward E. Grant, Bankrupt, Discharge. Notice Is hereby given that Edward B. Grant, Bankrupt, tins filed his petition, dated June 9th, 1006, praying for a discharge from all his debts in bankruptcy, and that all creditors and other persona objecting to such discharge may appear before me at my office In 8t. Johnsbury aforesaid, on the 28th day or June, a. l. iuuo, at V o'clock a. tn., and then and there present their objections if any, to such discharge, with tbeir prools thereon. thereon. MARSHALL MONTGOMERY, Referee in Bankruptcy. Dated at St. Johnsbury, Vt , this 18th day of June, 1900,

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