St. Johnsbury Republican from St. Johnsbury, Vermont on June 26, 1907 · 10
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

St. Johnsbury Republican from St. Johnsbury, Vermont · 10

Publication:
Location:
St. Johnsbury, Vermont
Issue Date:
Wednesday, June 26, 1907
Page:
10
Start Free Trial
Cancel

10 ST. JOIIXSBTJRY REPUBLICAN, "WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2G, 1907. EARLY PHYSICIAN. Death of Dr. James D. Folsoui Late Wednesday Sight. Funeral Saturday Afternoon. Dr. James D. Folsom, one of the early physicians of St. Johnsbury, died Wednesday night, June 19, after an illness of two years. Dr. Folsom was born in Wheelock, July 3, 182S, the son of James and Lucy Sanborn Folsom. His preparatory education was obtained in the common schools of his native town, and at Lyndon academy. He early selected medicine as his profession and after a period of study and preparation in the Medical Department of Dartmouth college and other places, he received the degree of Doctor of Medicine from Dartmouth in 1848. This was later followed by a course at Girard Medical college, Philadelphia, Pa. Dr. Folsom began the practice of medicine at Lyndon in 1S49. From there he went to Guildhall, remaining until 1852, when he established himself in Lacaster, N. H. He conducted a successful practice in the New Hampshire town for 20 years coming to St. Johnsbury in 1872. Here he practiced his profession with marked success, ranking high in the medical profession in this section for more than 30 years. Four years ago, failing health made his retirement imperative, and since that time, with his family, he has made his home with his son-in-law and daughter, Dr. and Mrs. W. J. Aldrich. For a number of years, Dr. Folsom was in partnership with the late Dr. Gates B. Bullard. The deceased was a veteran of the Civil War, in which he took an active INSTITUTE OF INSTRUCTION. Seventy-Seventh Annual Sleeting in Montreal, July 1, 2, 3 and 4. Announcement has already been made through the press, of the seventy-seventh annual meeting of the American Institute of Instruction, to be held at Montreal, Quebec, July 1, 2, 3 and 4, 1907. Hon. Walter R. Ranger of Providence, R. I., is president, and among the speakers are Prof. John L. Alger, Pres. Buck-ham, Hon. Mason S. Stone, Hon. D. J. Foster, M. C. ; Owen R. Lovejoy,.secre-tary National Child Labor committee. New York city, and Mrs. Lucia Ames Mead. One of the pleasant features of the Portland and New Haven meetings was the Home and School department, conducted under the auspices of the New England State Federation of Woman's clubs. A similar program will be given this year, through the combined elorts of the Federation of New England and Canada. The officers of this department are: President, Mrs. Mary I. Wood, Portsmouth, N. H.; vice president, Mary L. Ferguson, president of Montreal Woman's club; secretary, Mabel S. Locke, Portsmouth, N. H. At the May meeting of the St. Johnsbury Woman's club mention was made of this meeting, but no delegates were appointed. It will keep this club in touch with the educational work of this country and Canada if representatives WHITE MUSLIN WAISTS. Just at this time, when you are thinking "I ought to have two or three more new Waists," we have decided to reduce our surplus stock of several hundred waists and for the next few days shall make a price of On a lot of 1.49. 1.39, You will find Waist bargains in the last of August. OUR LACE DRAPERY SALE is still under way, and we shall continue the same values for another week, except as certain lots are closed. Better call and see what a little money will do. ... We have just opened several new pieces of Curtain Nets in white and Arabian shades in neat and attractive patterns 12 i-2c to 19c yd. A BIG LINE OF WASH FABRICS on our counters today, Ginghams, Percales, Prints, Lawns, Dimities, etc., from 6c to 60c yd. 1 LAWRENCE P. 70 Railroad St., ' part. He was examining surgeon of re emits and surgeon of the 17th Regiment of New Hampshire Volunteers. During the administration of Presidents Hayes, Garfield and Arthur, he was pension examiner. Dr. Folsom was at one time an active member of the Masonic order and of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. He was a prominent member of the White Mountain Medical society and of the Caledonia County Medical society. He was one of the founders and the first president of the St. Johnsbury Medical and Surgical club. Dr. Folsom was married January 8, 1851 to Miss Flora Newell, daughter of the late Judge C. C. Newell of East Burke. She survives him with three children, J. Irving Folsom, Mrs. F. G. uunay ana Mrs. w. J. Aldrich. One daughter, Mrs. E. L. Stanley, died five years ago. He also leaves a brother and sister, Charles and Miss Amanda Folsom of Lyndonville. The funeral was held at the home of Dr. Aldrich Saturday afternoon and the Rev. Edward T. Fairbanks, D. D., former pastor of the South Congregational church of which Dr. Folsom was an attendant, had charge of the service. Interment was in the family lot in Mt. Pleasant cemetery. Among those called here to attend the funeral were: Charles Folsom, Miss Amanda Folsom, Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Folsom, Miss Ida Pearl and Mrs. Elisha Bigelow, Lyndonville and Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Stone, St. Johnsbury Center. F. G. Bundy, Dr. Aldrich, Mr. Stone and H. E. Folsom acted as pall bearers. There was a great profusion of floral pieces, among them being a crescent from Chamberlin Post, G. A. R., and a pillow from the Medical profession of St. Johnsbury. from the club could attend this meeting. Mrs. P. F. Hazen urges any of the club who can do so to consider this meeting, and any information sent her will be passed on to any who can go. Reduced rates are given at hotels and on the rail roads. Resolutions. Resolutions of respect in memory of Hon. George P. Blair of West Barnet, Vt., vice president of the Citizens Savings Bank & Trust Company, adopted by the directors of the said Citizens Savings Bank & Trust Company, June 24, 1907. Whereas, in the course of events, it has pleased our Heavenly Father to remove from rresiuent, ueorge r. uiair, oi west uarnet, Vermont, and Whereas, the said t?eorge P. Blair was one of the incorporators of the Citizens Savings Bank & Trust Company, a Director from its organization, and its Vice-President for many years; one of its chief supporters and always faithful in his service In looking after its best interests, oe it Resolved that we. the Directors of the Citi zens Savings Bank & Trust Company deeply lie plore bis death, and shall ever hold him in pleasant memories, and take this method of showing our affection for our late v ice-Presi dent and friend, and our appreciation for his long and efficient service. Resolved, that we extend our loving sym- patny to tne Dcreavea iamiiy in this tneir affliction and loss. Resolved, that a conv of these resolutions be spread upon the records of our institution; a copy sent to the familv of the deceased, and a copy furnished for publication in the local papers. john x. kitchie, Treasurer, St. Johnsbury, Vt., June 24, 1907. 1.25 and $1.19 ones. this lot such as you would look for LEACH & CO., St. J olinstonry HON. GEORGE P. BLAIR. Death of Well Known Termonter at Hit Home in West Barnet. After a lingering illness, Hon. George P. Blair passed away at his home in West Barnet, Tuesday evening, June 18. The funeral was held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Reformed Presbyterian church in West Barnet. His pastor, the Kev. S. P. Brownell, officiated assisted by the pastors of neighboring churches, the Revs. D. C. Faris, D. M. McKinley and J. K. Williams. Impressive music was furnished by a male quartet of Peacham. George P. Blair was born in Glascow, Scotland, in 1836. He came to Peacham in 1847 and when 18 years of age went to California where he remained six years. During his stay in California he engaged in hydraulic mining and his energy and industry made the venture successful. Soon after the breaking ont cf the Civil war and his return to his native state, he responded to the call for arms and enlisted in Company D, First Vermont Cavalry. He served faithfully and continuously until discharged with his regiment soon after the battle of Cedar Creek, He was quarter master sergeant of the regiment. Soon after his return from the service, he launched out as a merchant in South Peacham and continued in business there four years. In 1870 he removed to West Barnet and was one of the leading merchants of that Pupils' Recital. The pupils of B. Frank Harris, assist ed by Mrs. Hubert W. Brooks, contralto, gave a piano recital in Pythian hall Sat urday evening, a large number enjoying the excellent work of the participants. The following program was carried out: On the Meadow, Lichner Waltz, Hordath Elsie a. Kicnaruson. The Doll, Gertrude H. Cramton. P1GC6S ' Dorothy C. Adams. The Smithy, Twilight, Agnes G. Foye. Tarantelle, B. Muriel Stockwell. Song, O Come to me Mavourneen, The Summer Sea, Waltz, Lesley E. Cady. Theme Varie, Valse, Agnes J. Burbank. Evening Bell, The French Doll, The Clock, Charlotte E. Berry. Valse, The Haymakers, Dolly M. Thyng. Castagnettes, Ruth 1. Morse. Sn. (Spring Song, ) tsongs, jesta.wearyin'feryou, J The Sailor Boy's Dream, Peasant's March, Lawrence L. Doty. Gavotte Mignonoe, Song of the Woodman, E. Eugenia Scott. . Mazurka, 3. Maude Stanley, Consolation, Marche Grotesque, Maxim Porter l'arlow Karoly Dennee Lynes Smith Maxim Si'hmoll Dennee Kullak Seeboeck Kullak Kern Orth Stern burg Jfeidlinger LeHache Keinecke Gregh Lvnes Lack Dennee Sinding Hugn A. MacKinnon. Lento, Op. 80. Xo. 4, " Heller Hark, Hark ! the Lark, Schubert-Liszt Etincelles, Moszkowski Alice M. Campbell. St. J. A. Man Chosen. E, A. Hamilton of Montpelier, who has been chosen superintendent of a group of thirty-nine schools in Bakers-field, Fletcher and Fairfield, is a grad uate of St. Johnsbury Academy in the class of 1896 and of Boston University in 1900. He has been teacher of Latin and Greek in Montpelier seminary for six years, and has been prominent in athletics. He is a son of the Rev. Joseph Hamilton of Woodstock, a former pre siding elder of the Methodist churches of the St. Johnsbury district. He is also a brother of E. P. Hamilton of this place. Prof. Hamilton will assume the duties of his new position July 1. He is the 21st superintendent in the state to be elected under the new idea created by the legislature of 1900. A convention of these superintendents will be held at I Willoughby lake July 8 to 20 under the instruction of Superintendent Mason S. Stone. Killed by Lightning:. While working in the field near his home on Victory hill Tuesday afternoon, during a heavy thunder storm, Charles H. Kainey, aged abont ol) years, was struck and instantly killed by lightning. A pair of horses and dog were also killed. Mr. Rainey is survived by a wife. Grand Lists of 1906-190?. The listers have just completed sum maries of the tax list ot ivui ana u shows an increase in every class over that of 1900. The total grand list for 1907 is $42,994.47 as cotdpared with $41,- 203.08 in 1900. The taxable polls this year number 2100 while last year they numbered 2050. The first class real estate this year - . . i 1 1. fli. l' '" is ?27,iU4o as compared wuu ju,- section until his death. His integrity of character and his manly, straightforward business methods contributed largely to his success. September, 1801, Mr. Blair married Agnes, daughter of Harvey Sanborn of Peacham. Three daughters and a son blessed this union: Margaret, Mrs. . J. M. Hale of West Barnet; Mary, wife of Dr. A. J. Mackey of Peacham; Agnes, Mrs. L. H. Thornton of West Barnet, and George H. Blair of Spokane, Wash. Mrs. Blair and the four children survive. At the time of his death Mr. Blair was vice-president of the Citizens Savings Bank and Trust company and was one of the directors since its organization. He was for many years a member of the board of trustees of Caledonia County Grammar school of Peacham and served the institution faithfully as secretary and treasurer. He was justice of the peace in Peacham and Barnet and postmaster at West Barnet for many . years. He served the towns of Peacham and West Barnet as selectman, was elected to the legislature from Barnet in 1S80, was senator from Caledonia county in 1890, and again represented Barnet in 1900, the only man to be sent a second term since the biennial law of 1870. He was a staunch follower of the Presbyterian faith, and a man in every way worthy of the confidence his fellow-men placed in him. He was a member of C. Stevens Post, No. 83, G. A. R., and in the large number assembled to pay their last respects Thursday were many of his comrades. 770.85 in 1900. Second class real estate, S3, i40.o0 as compared witn J,i2a.uu in 1900. The nersonal estate is i2 1,7 1 1 as compared with $000,093 in 1900. Mrs. John; Prevost. Alendriene, wife of John Trevost and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Belaneer, died Saturday, June 22, of double pneumonia, at St. Johnsbury hospital. The funeral was held Tues day morning from Notre Dame. The Rev. Ludeer Marceau officiated at the church, assisted bv the Rev. X. Achata bault of Wells River and the Rev. J Cam pea u of Enosburg Falls. The Rev, J. A. Boissonnault, Mrs. Prevost's pas tor practically all her life, performed the last sad rites at the crave. Mrs. Prevost was 35 years of age. She was born in St. Johnsbury, educated here and was graduated with high honors from Mt. St. Joseph convent. After her graduation she followed the vocation of teaching, and was a suc cessful instructor in the schools of Whitefield, N. H., for several years June 2, 1903, she was married to John Prevost, and has been a most devoted wife and mother. She leaves to mourn, her husband, two little ones, three stepchildren, her parents, one sister, Mrs, Arthur Prevost. and a large circle of friends. . BORN. Blaxchard At Groton, June 18, a son to Mr. and Mrs. Roy Blanchard. Bosell At East Burke, June 17, a son. Ray Edwin, to Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Bunnell. Howe At Waldfn, June 17, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. iharles Howe. Phastanv At St. Johnsbury. June 19, a son to Mr. and Mrs. William Shastany. Woodward At Walden. June 18, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. B. H. wooowaru. MARRIED. Bradshaw-Moon At Fetersbureh. N. Y June 18, Earl B. Bradshaw of Lyndon and Mabel t . Moon or retersuurgn. Hoi'Ohton-Kext In Plainlield, at the Con gregational parsonage, by Kev. Perrin B. Fisk, Fred A. Houghton oi Kirby anu miss Erne E Kent of Lyndon. Isham-Thayer At West Lunenburg, June U. bv Rev. A. B. Enriirht. Harry Isham of Lun enburg and Miss Mabel Thayer of Dalton, N. H. Pelow-Davexi'Ort At Walden. June 11. bv Rev. J. A. Martin, Mark l'elow and Miss Grace E. Davenport. Renfrew-Farrow At Peacham, June 20. by Kev. J. K. Williams, J. t. Kenrrewoi liroton and Miss Gertrude Farrow of Peacham. DIED. Blaik At West Barnet, June 18, George P, Blair, aged 60 years. Coe At Newark, June IS, Edward Coe, aged auouc w years. Davison At Lunenburg. June 19, Mrs. J. P. Davison. Folsom At St. Johnsburv. June 19. Dr. James D. Folsom, aged 78 yrs., 11 mos., and 16 uas. Hcstlev At Hardwick, June 19, Zenas R. Huntley, aged "8 years. Lasison At Lunenburg, June 20, Mrs. Enos Lainson. Mathews At St. Jobntbury, June 14, Morris Howard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Milo Mathews, aged 8 months, 4 days. Prevost At St. Johnsbury, June 22, Mrs. John Prevost, aged 35 years. Sargent At Groton, June !I, Thineas Sargent, aged 79 years, 4 months, 2 days. LOCAL NOTICES. Wanted A. baby carriage with top. Inquire at this office. tf. Wanted Strong, capable woman to do general housework on farm. Middle-aged woman preferred; Address "S," care Repuhlican. tf OOliVa FOOTS 200 LAWN RIMONAS, 29c, 50c, 75c, $1.00 and np 300 WHITE LAWN and WHITE LINEN SKIRTS, 98c to $1.50 75 FINE WHITE SHIRT WAIST SDITS, 3.50 to $8.50 300 WHITE LAWN WAISTS 50c, 75c, $l 00 and np ABODT 100 WHITE CHINA SILK WAISTS, 1,98 to $5.00 each ENORMOUS STOCK LADIES' WHITE SKIRTS, short and long, 29c to $5.00 each Remember cottons have had a sharp advance. Our skirt stock has not been advanced in one instance. A very large assortment of White Lawns, Muslins, Nainsooks, Dimities, etc. Our Wash Goods counters never held any better values, nor a finer selection of dainty Wash Goods. The prices ot these have not been advanced, in fa.ct many lots are marked lower than ever. We shall make some SILK PETTICOATS This Week 5.98 to SI 0.00 each. Our entire stock of Petticoats will get an overhauling and all ot the odd lots and discontinued numbers will be marked cheap to close out. LOTJGEE & SMYTHE Use the American Liver Tablets. House Fob Sale Inquire at 16 Portland street. tf Fob Sale Nearly new Tabor organ. 62 Main street. t f First Class store to rent after July 1. Inquire Republican- Office. , tf Wanted Two men for haying. J. C. Dickson, Mclndoes. 2t Found Gentleman's raincoat. Apply to A., Republican office. It Fob Sale Two seated surrey. J. E. Walker. 3t Wanted Girl for general housework at 87 Main street. tf Piano Tuning and Regulating. John H. Moobe, St. Johnsbury. tf Cottage at Joe's Pond to sell or rent M. O. Chandler, Walden. 3t Wanted Girl to do housework. Apply to Mbs. H. G. Ely, 48 Summer St. tf Fob Sale Carpets, dining and bed room furniture. Inquire 26 Portland street. It Fob Sale. Xine White Chester pigs, five weeks old. J. T. Adams, East Barnet, Vt. tf It Tomato Plants after June 10. Bedding plants later. Mrs. L. H. Jones, 10 Oak street. t f Wanted Four good box makers. Willoughby Wood and Lumber Co South Barton. tf Wanted Reliable boy to learn the printer's trade. Inquire Union-Journal office, Lyndonville. 1 1 Use the American Throat Tablets. Don't Suffer with headache, O. C U. Powders will cure. For sale by W. V. Obcutt. tf. Orders for Walker's Express may be left at Stiles's store or at my house. N. E. Tel. 437-13. F. A. Walkeb. tf Wanted At once.middle aced woman as housekeeper on farm; good pay; small familv. Ed fulfobd. rassumpsic. oi- Wanted at Once Man for farm work. John J. Lenton, R. L. i, bt. Johnsbury. N. E. 'Phone 71 24. tf Fob Sale One Osborn mowing ma chine used one season. Can be seen at David Suitor's, Waterford. C D. Hab-bis, Barnet. St. Wanted A good woman to cook in small hotel. Permanent position and good wages to right party. Address, Republican omce. w Wanted Girl for general house work. Washings put out. Good pay to riebt party. Inquire at Republican office. tf Page Woven Coiled Spring Gal vanized Steel Wire fence Best made in the world. Price 25 cents up. For sale by C. T. Brigbam, Agent, tf White Wvandotte R. I. Reds and Rose Comb White Leghorn eggs, for hatching prize stock, $1.00 per 13. u. u. jlan- iels, St. Johnsbury, Vt. tf For Sale 120 acre farm. Good buildines. eood water, plenty wood, cuts 35 tons hay; mile from station, P. O. and store. J. F. Damon, North Concord. 4 t Fabm of 125 acres for sale, situated i mile from villaee of Concord. Good buildings, running water at house and barn; 25 acres mowing and tillage; 100 acres timber and pasture. Emery Frye. of MOT WEATH special prices on ESTABLISHED 1864. Men Have Lived and Died without keeping a bank account, but is it wise to do so ? A bank account costs you absolutely nothing check books, deposit tickets, etc., are furnished by the bank without expense to you. Why should you not avail yourself of this great convenience, when it is free? Transacting your business through a bank is the modern way and it's the best way. Wo cordially invite your account. THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK, Capital and Surplus $240,000 U. S. DEPOSITORY, APPLICATION FOR LICENSE TO SELL REAL ESTATE. STATE OF VERMONT, Caledonia District, In Prohate Court, held at the Probate Office in St. Johnsbury, on the 21st day of June, A T 10(17 Charles H. Hosford, administrator upon the estate of Marv C. Gibson, late of Kveirate, in said District, deceased, makes application to said Court for license to sell me wnoie ui me real estate of said deceased, said real estate consisting of twenty acres of land, more or less, with a dwelling house and outbuildings thereon, situated in Ryegate in the County of Caledonia anil State of Vermont, representing to said Court that the personal estate of said deceased is not sufficient to pay the debts of said deceased, and that a sale of the whole of the Baid real estate is necessary for that purpose, wheieunon. it is ordered by said Court that said application come under consideration and be heard on the l;ith day of July, A. p. 1907, at the Probate Office in St. Johnsbury, and, it is further ordered that all persons interested be notihed hereoi, by puDiication oi notice or tins application and order thereon, three weeks successively in The Rei'Chuoan printed at St. Johnsburv, before said time of hearing, that they may appear at saiu time ana place, anu 11 they see cause, oDject tnereto. By the Court Attest WALTER P. SMITH, Judge, AUCTION ROOMS Republican Block. Iron and Wood Beds, Chamber Suits, Springs, Mattresses, Piazza Chairs, Dining Chairs, Rocking Chairs, Tables, Book Cases, etc. Call in and look our goods over. If you do not see what you want, ask for it. W. H. PRESTON AUCTIONEER St. Johnsbury, Vt. UNLDNED Have you ever used a pair ot our ladies' unlined shoes ? If your feet ever hurt you come to Bundy's Shoe Store on Main street, and have a pair ot "unlineds' fitted to you. PRICES 2.00, 2.50 and $3.00 for the high shoes, lace and button, and 1.75 and $2.00 for low shoes. 45 MAIN STREET. WANTED ! Six First-class Painters and Paper Hangers. None but Union Men Need Apply. Wagoss Journeymen, $2.50 per day Brush hands, S1.75 and $2.00 F. T. FORSAITH. 24 CLIFF ST., ST. JOHXSBCKT SlTOdPIES sirs SHE

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 19,400+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free