The Bethel Courier from Bethel, Vermont on December 18, 1924 · 11
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The Bethel Courier from Bethel, Vermont · 11

Bethel, Vermont
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Thursday, December 18, 1924
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DECEMBER 18 1924: 11 WASHINGTON has boon quite SOUTH TUNBRIDGE Chew it after every meal It stimulates appetite and aids digestion It makes your food do yon more good Note how It relieves tliat stuily feeling (Iter lie arty eating Ih FAIRLEE Mrs Story Melvin visited friends! in Lyme X II La si week Wednesday Arthur I? Ilickev of Fitchburg ! Mass was a business visitor in town ! last week Jerome Bean a veteran of the Civil j war has eoine to live with his nephew I j Ray Hoyt Mrs Piper of Lyme X IT passed the week-end with her sister Mrs Story Melvin Mrs F W Pierce was in Bradford last week Wednesday and Mrs W F Leach on Thursday Ilarry Meehan of Boston was a recent visitor here and on his return was accompanied by Ruth Xiekerson L K Taylor of Montpelier represent ini the I telco Light Co was a Mrs Aurilla Seaver ill the past week Paul Seaver is ill with scarlet fever also Thelma Carpenter Schools in town are to close Friday for the Christmas vacation Rev C A Simmons attended State Grange in Rutland last week A daughter Laura Gertrude was born Dee 0 to Mr and Mrs C II Davis Mrs Jennie Ordwny is working the Washington County Tuberculosis sanatorium Mrs Ila Xelson passed a few days with her mother Mrs Jennie Ord-wav last week Mrs Mary Emery left Monday to visit her daughter Mrs Clyde Blake anti family in Burlington Death of Mrs Grace (Stanley) VITAMINS It was wfcele experimenting with cod-liver oil to unlock the secret of its wonderful health-building virtues that the basis of its great neijilness to mankind the vitamins Was discovered SGOtfs Emulsion needs no introduction to the millions who during fifty years past have been helped to strength and betterhealth Scott’s Emulsion the great strength-maker serves millions of children and adults regularly Why 24-25 not you C : Scot! & Bovraes Bloomfield N J BLOOD WILL TELL If it is in tis or a nog ' For service registered I hi roc Jersey loar Xo 234407 Few$l at time of service Pi II S LDNGIEY Gaysville Tel iS-30 People’s Line rite of Vermont Service Commission OAder of Notice - Rate Schedule Whereas The Orange County Telephone Company of afest Corinth Vermont has by its President K L S pea re filed with the tl'CSi Public Servicetommiasion of Vermont on Dec 2nd 1924 the following changes in its rental rates : — Class A Residence connection subscriber owninir telephone — $1500 yearly advance rate $145 if paid by the 20th of the current month S 1 -TO if paid later than 20th of cur--nth- Jfcss B Business connection : subscriber telephone- Residence connection renting telephone- $1800 yearly i : i rate S170 if paid 1 the 20th of nt month 195 if aid iater than 20th ’ current month Class C Business connection : subscriber renting telephone — One- and two-party con- nection subscriber owning telephone $2100 j yearly advance rate $195 if paid by the j 20th of curreij month : $220 if paid later business visitor Tuesday A I’ Marshall having previously j sold his farm disposed of liis house- hold goods and personal property at auetion Dee 18th Rev E L M Barnes attended the funeral of Rev W X Roberts whieh j was held at the M E church in Chelsea ist week Thursday In making the journey from Barton ! Vr to Springfield Mass Mr and I Mrs J Edgar Chase recently called on some of their old neighbors and friends in town Lewis Ackerman and children visited Mrs Ackerman jit the Hanover hospital Sunday They report her much improved and expect her to be aide to return home some time this week Plans being made for the observance of Christmas with a tree and appropriate exercises which will he held in the Town hall on Wednesday evening Dec 24th All the friends of the children are invited Mr and Mrs A L Simmons who had been spending several weeks in the vicinity of Hartford Conn have returned to their home in the village I During their absence Mr Simmons was employed in a pickling factory About twenty ladies met with Mrs Barnes last week Wednesday after- j noon Some of the time was employed ! in making candy bags for the Com- ! munitv Christmas celebration A: pleasant social time was enjoyed and refreshments served Late last week Tuesday evening a j light was seen in Lake Morey club a 1 'Uinmer hotel which had been closed j for several weeks A little later it was found that the Yictrola had been j moved out on the porch where it bail ' tieen left proliahly unintentionally Some lights were also found burning j in the hotel Evidently somebody left ! The prt mises hurriedly before they fin- j ished what they intended to do Who visitors were lias not yet been i ascertained This Friday town was greatly shocked last morning when the news came The Ladies’ Aid are invited to meet with Mrs Marcia and Mrs Clarence Woodward Saturday Dec 20 i The basket-ball team of this place played the Chelsea town team at Chelsea Thursday of last week The score stood 18 to 33 in favor o the Chelsea team The pupils having perfect atten-1 dance at the South Tunbridge school ! were Faith Howe Ernest Howe Max-I ine Howe Abbie Howe Grace Howe Howe John Howe Charlie Howe Ralph Howe Edward Magal-j sky Earl Russell and Ralph Adams Attendance 078 (c Christmas exercises under the su-I pervision of Miss Gladys Williams i will be given at the Community House Tuesday evening Dee 23 A Christinas tree will be a part of the pro-j gram The public are cordially invit-Snow j p to attend these exercises and to ' feel perfectly free to hang gifts upon the tree 11 Hale in town last week that Mrs Grace Stanley Snow wife of William Snow had passed away at her home in Allstnn Mass Thursday evening at 7 :15 after a short illness with grip and complications Mrs Snow was the only daughter of Mr and Mrs C E Stanley of this town She was born in Chelsea 43 years ago last Xovember When very small her parents moved to Rhode Island where they lived until she was 1 years of age when they moved to this town She graduated from Goddard Seminary in 1901 After teaching a few years she married William Snow of Boston 18 years ago who survives her as also do her parents Mrs Snow was a woman who made friends wherever she went and all join in extending their heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved husband and parents Funeral services were held at the Congregation church in Chelsea Sunday at 2 o'clock Rev C A Simmons pastor of the Universalist church here officiating assisted by Rev Mr Rock-wood pastor of the Chelsea church Many friends and relatives were present Among them were Mr and Mrs Clifford Taft and others of Xorth Randolph Mr and Mrs Ed Hope of South Itoyalton Miss Emily Calef of Waterbury Mr and Mrs II W Downing of Barre Over thirty were present from Washington The floral tributes were many and very beautiful there being several very large pieces Funeral of Andrew J Wills The funeral of Andrew J Wills who died in Boston aged 94 years and months it Civil war veteran and a native and almost a life-long citizen of this town was held at the church here Monday afternoon under the direction of Benj Tucker Rev A J Ward of South Royalton pastor of the church spoke words of cheer and comfort to rite relatives and friends of the departed who had gathered to pay their respect for an honorable and respected citizen Interment was in the Buzzell cemetery at Xorth Tunbridge on the farm and but a few rods from the house where the deceased was born Those from out of town to attend the funeral besides the children Miss Edith M Wills of Boston and Mr and Mrs Archie G Wills of Woburn were Mrs Frank Williams of Randolph Mrs Clara Alexander Robert Alexander Mrs Dan Bliss Mrs Lester Corwin Mrs Mabel Daniels Mrs Mabel Ricker Mr and Mrs Fred Smith of South Royalton WEST FAIRLEE CENTER Amos Judkins has been successful in capturing a line fox Miss Minnie Southworth continues to remain about the same Borden Smith has gone to Bristol Conn for an indefinite period The Ladies’ Community club met last Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs Dan Russ George E Aldrich had an auction last Thursday afternoon and sold his live stock and farming tools Frank Sc-hauer of Wellsboro Pa has purchased the E B Harmon place of B M Ball and will take possession next March Fred W Brown was incapacitated for work last week He met with an accident when a piece of steel from a hammer entered his finger Mrs Jennie Andrews Webber who was 75 years old and had been an invalid for nine years passed away on Dee 1st at her daughter's Mrs Thomas Johnson Ralph A Badger is cutting lumber on the Whitney place for the South-worth Bros A L Hatch has also been cutting lumber for the Southworth Bros oh the Badger lot Parker Hill has commenced his lumber job for Southworth Bros cut-tiny the lumber on the A J Russ farm Mrs Boyd is boarding the help at the old A V ill Russ house Rev E B TreFethren held a prayer meeting hist Monday evening at the home of Mrs D B Smith The next prayer meeting will be held on Dec 22 at the home of Mrs Mariana Munn NORTH THETFORD TUNBRIDGE EAST HIIL than 20th of Arent month Class D OxB- and two-party connection subscriber renng telephone — $2400 yearly 1 advance rate : $220 if paid by the 20th of current month : "$245 ' if paid later than 20th of current month It is ordered that notice of said changres be friven the patrons of The Oranpe County Telephone Company by one publication of this order in the Herald and News a weekly newspaper published in Randolph Vermont said publication to be not later than ten days before the 2nd day of January 192 the last named date being date on which saTa changes become effective unless before that time complaint is made to this Commissiori as provided by law Act No 92 of the Laws of 1923 and that the above mentioned company shall on or before the 30th day of December 1924 file with this Commission a eopy of the newspaper in which this Order of Notice shall have been published Dated at Montpelier vCounty of Washington this 6th day of December A D 1924 By order of Public Service Commission HAZEL R BELL Acting Clerk Office of Clerk Filed December 6th 1924 Attest HAZEL R BELL Acting Clerk Prohate of Will ESTATE OF SARAH F FULLAM State of Vermont District of Randolph ss Probate Court for the Dis-of The Honorable trict aforesaid : — To all persons interested in the estate Sarah F Fullam late of Brookfield in said District deceased Greeting : At a Probate Court holden at Chelsea within and for said District on the 4th day of December 1924 an instrument purporting o be the last Wil and Testament of Sarah F Fullam late of Brookfield in said District deceased was presented to the Court aforesaid for probate by Arthur G Bigelow therein named executor — And it i ordered by said Court that the 20th day of January 1925 at the Randolph Inn in ’ Randolph be assigned for proving said instrument and that notice thereof be given to all persons concerned by publish ing this order three weeks successively in the Herald and News a newsnaner circulating in that vicinity in said District previous to the time appointed- Therefore you are hereby notified to an-pear before said Court at the time and place aforesaid and contest the probate of said will if you have cause Given under my hand at Chelsea m seid District this 4th day of December 1924 2665 GEORGE L STOW Judge Notice of Settlement ESTATE OF JESSIE M MORGAN State of Vermont District of Randolph ss The Honorable Probate Court for the Dis-tricjL aforesaid — aj persons interested in the estnte of Jessie M Morgan late of Randolph Said District deceased Greeting: Whereas said Court has assigned the 20th day of January 1925 for examining and allowing the account of H C Brownson Administrator of the state of said deceased and fpr a decree of the residue of said estate to the lawful claimants of the same and ordered that public notice thereof be given to all persons interested in said estate by publishing this order three weeks successively previous to the day assigned in the Herald and News a newspaper published at Randolph in said Therefore you are hereby notified to appear ot the Randolph Inn in Randolph in said Hfclistrict on 'the day assigned ihen and there contest the allowance of said account if Hyou see cause and to establish your right as VKieirs legatees and lawful claimants to said Hesidue Given under my hand’ this 1st day of December 1924 2665 GEORGE L STOW Judge Mr anil Mrs Charles Ordway ani George Beetle were in Barre Saturday Mr and Mrs Harvey Dodge and were in Lebanon X II Saturday Hugh Orilwny and Rudolph Dan-1 forth were in Strafford one day last) week on business John Morrill and son Hugh spent Sunday at his daughter's Mrs George Perkins of Randolph John and Glen Morrill and party j had the good luck to get t hree nice foxes in two days last week Wilbur Scribner has in his cellar i a large Baldwin apple grown and put There a year ago It is in perfect con-j dition and looks nice enough to deck j anyone's Christmas table A rather Inflated flock of wild geese were seen going South Thursday of i last week The fact together with ! she sharp lightning seen Saturday j evenjng makes all want to prepare for real winter weather which may In coming soon Roland Scribner visited at his par- ents' Mr and Mrs W F Scribner Sunday Friends will be glad to know rliat ho escaped serious injury one day recently when his ear went over a live-foot embankment in front of his I house He was backing the car to make a turn into the garage when the wheels began to skid and lie was unable to stop it As he saw what was I about to happen he jumped at the last minute lmt not until it had got so ! -lose to the edge that he too slid off hut fortunately struck in front of the j -ar The car was damaged consider-! ably but he ran it by its own power 1 into the barn nearby ' EAST THETFORD Joe Blodgett is ill Mrs Ellsworth Sargent lias lieen lmt is 1 letter Edgar Wood was at Charles Bacon's Last week Wesley Woodward was at Jennie I Pressey’s Sunday Mrs Daniel Slack and Gertrude j were in Lebanon Saturday on busi- ness Mrs Sarah Pressey and Jennie ! Pressey were in White River Junction Saturday Mrs Hubert Stebblns was in Ilan-j over Saturday to visit her daughter i Mrs Earl Monica The Willing Workers held the I nual sale at I -a Flore’s hall Dec j Aiiout 844 was made 'Mrs I' II Cartel' and Miss Esther Carlton siieiu Saturday in Lebanon X 11 and White River Junction The parish dinner will he held at the parsonage at Thetforil Hill Jan 1st with the annual ehureh meeting Mr mid Mrs Maurice McKuight anil sen Kenneth were in Lebanon and White River Junction Saturday Miss Eliza Eatehelder spent a few ilavs in Xorth Thetforil at her sisters Mrs Iiadloek Mr Hndloek is quite ill Air and Mrs William Adams are nt Joseph Batehclder's for a few days Air Adams is ar work at Thetforil iiill n Miss Bennett's house Tin children of the East Thetforil school will hold their Christmas exer-isos at La Flore's hall Tuesday evening Dec 23 at S o'clock Everyone is cordially invited There will he a Christmas carol service held at Thetforil Hill Congregational church Sunday evening Dec 21 Wednesday evening Dec 24 a Christmas tree will lie given at the church for the children with exercises given by them Everyone cordially invited Joseph Voting was in Lisbon X on business Tuesday C I’ Hndloek remains about the same at this writing Mrs Elmer Eollansbee motored to Afcluiloes on Tuesday of last week George Kilibey has returned to his work at Whitcomb’s garage after a I vacation of two weeks The Ladies' Aid society and the Woman’s Home Missionary society held their annual Christinas sale of noodle work and aprons at the home of Miss Anna Dodge on Monday afternoon The Girls’ club had a table of small articles on sale at this time The Xorth Thetforil Public library j was opened Thursday evening Dec i 18th Miss Cook of the State Library j commission gave a very interesting talk mi the benefits and pleasures de- rived from having libraries in small communities Mr Slade and Miss Franklin each gave short talks on the library from its start to its present stand All fee! that the lonk committee has selected a splendid ioHeetion of hooks especially children’s books More books will be added soon to suit both children and grownups and it is I hoped that: every one in the community will fed that tin library is theirs School Notes Mrs Kinsman and Mrs W W Bond visited school on Wednesday Portia Downing has been absent the past week on account' of illness A solid session was held oil Thnrs-!ay to make up some lost time Mrs Florence Boyd and Merton visited school on Thursday afternoon A Christmas tree will be held Friday afternoon at 3 o’clock Everyone welcome VERSHIRE Notiee of Vershire Creamery Com- j pany Meeting The stockholders of the Vershire Creamery company of Vershire Vt are hereby notified anil warned to meet in thi town clerk’s office in said town on Monday Jan ! p in To hear anTl act on thi officers To elect a board of the year ensuing To do any other husine come before said meeting Florence H Orr Sec Dated at Vershire Yt Dec 15 1924 Selling Out Xmas Goods at Cost Fancy Ties Gloves Hosiery Suspenders Caps Scarfs Slippers Sweaters 7 yds GINGHAM Sale $100 7 Rolls BATTEN Sale $100 7 yds CRASH TOWELING Sale SI 00 6 yds OUTING FLANNEL Sale $100 6 yds PERCALE Sale SI 00 4 pair CASHMERE HOSE Sale S100 Ladies’ MOCCASIN SLIPPERS Sale S100 Warner CORSETS Sale SI 00 Flannel NIGHT GOWNS Sale SI 00 Ladies’ SILK and WOOL UNION SUITS Sale $100 Men’s FLEECE-LINED UNION SUITS Sale SI 00 OVERALLS or FROCKS Sale SI 00 Coats Suits Sport Jackets Skirts Waists Silk and Serge Dresses Army Blankets Pants Shoes a good line Rubbers We are selling out at cost Come and see our Good Values BARNEY SHAPIRO Randolph Vermont Sunday school started Sunday Mrs Lieso is in charge The Willing Workers met with Airs Lieso Friday Dec 12 Airs William II Orr and her sister Airs W 1 Lewis took a trip to Alan-chester X II for over the week-end There will he a Christmas tree Friday evening Dec 19 ar which there will he a cliickenpie supj nr served Supper will he served from 5 to s I Never Mind the Theorists Who tell you what better use you can make of your money Supposing you do nor live to make it where will vour family heV Insure and hi sure It is most likely the value of your in- surance for you will average well at I the end of 20 years with your other J undertakings National Life Ins Co of Montpelier Vt (Mutual) John Alexander Agent South Roy-fllton Vr — Advertisement Safety For Depositors That Comes First The policy of this Bank has always been to consider first of all the interest of its depositors The directors look upon money placed in this Bank the same as trust funds The Burlington Trust Company has kept faith Avith its depositors not only in protecting their interest but also in paying the rate of interest guaranteed by this Bank in advance Safety to its depositors and safety to the Bank is a policy that is carried out with rigid regularity Money deposited on or before Tuesday January 13 win draw interest from January 1 at a guaranteed rate of 4 2 per cent per year The Burlington Trust Company Burlington Vermont 84 iffcr SOUTH STRAFFORD for $3 — Chris! mas subscription See adv on page 9 NORTH POMFRET $4 offer for S3 — Christmas subscription See adv on page 9 BROOKFIELD Large reduction on all hats the 8198 and $29K specials at Bros’ Co Sec Boll Mr and Airs R W Lebanon Thursday Rev G AI Graham S E Slye's for a while Airs B F Jordan was in Chelsea Tuesday and Wednesday of last week Airs Mildred Carter went Thursday to work for Air Sprague in Dot-ha ni B Prescott left Wednesday to sjiend the winter in the NOTICE is hereby given of my son Clifford that I -will not collect his wages or bills contracted by him C C REYNOLDS Strafford Vt Dec 9 1924 Misses Lillian anil Lena King went Alonday to West T'pton Alass where they will spend the winter Airs Ida Leonard and daughter Lena went last Friday to spend the winter with All’s Leonard’s son Arthur in Columbus Ohio Air Fisher of Xew York was in town last week and purchased 20 nice Jerseys of members of the Pom-fret Breeders’ association Christmas exercises will he given at the church on Christmas eve Rehearsal for all the children will be held at the church Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock All who can assist in the choir are requested to meet at the church Saturday evening The Farmers’ club annual meeting with oyster supper was well attended The members of the Pomfret Calf club gave their play which was much enjoyed by all Officers for the Farmers’ club elected were : — A E Roberts president : S T Vail vice-president Peter Thatcher secretary and A P Clifford treasurer William A Perkins has sold his home place to Carl Johnson Air and Mrs Perkins have held the offices of town clerk and town treasurer along with postmaster for 21 years They will leave Pomfret to go to Felehville the first of January when Mr Johnson will assume the duties of the town offices by appointment until Alarch meeting Air and Airs Perkins will be much missed by all Air and Airs W C Rumnev wore in Barre Thursday on a business trip George Perhatn anil Gayle Brown were in Randolph Saturday on business The annual meeting of Brookfield grange will he held Friday evening It is desired that all members be present The Ladies’ Association of the First ehureh will hold their annual meeting Thursday afternoon with Airs L W Alorse Air and Airs Oliver Alartin are in Barre for a few weeks She expected to lie in tlie hospital a few days for treatment Airs Emma Boynton of Jay X Y Air and Airs Abe Wortheim and daughter of Richmond were Sunday visitors of Air and Airs A R Romney The pig which E L which was one day less months old weighed 403 stead of 311 as reported take last week Air and Airs B J Williams and Air and Airs Herbert Knowles went to Berlin Saturday evening to ho present at the 25tli wedding anniversary of Air and Airs Laureston L Stone At the annual meeting of the AVom-au's Relief corps Saturday afternoon the following officers were elected for the year ensuing: — President Airs Louise Rwmney senior vice- president Airs Abbie Hyde : junior vice-president Airs Abbie J Yaw: chaplain Airs Etta Sargent: treasurer Airs Sophia E Eollansbee conductor Airs Addie Blair: guard Airs Ruth Harford Appointed officers will he reported later Itollie by auto South Dr I 5n town Parker It V Hayes and J L Barrett were ui Bradford on business last week Monday Aliss Alnrjory Alartin of Union A'il-iage spent the week-end with Airs A L Judd Lawrence Sweet of his sister Bernice of last week Richard Xygren and daughter of 'Sharon were at R C Dukes’ the first of last week Airs R C Dukes returned Hanover the first of last week had been at the hospital several for treatment Ir is regretted to learn of the resignation of Airs B A Grow Who has 1hoii a most efficient postmaster for the past five years being always courteous to the patrons Useful Gifts at THE WINCHESTER STORE Don’t Miss These Bargains Use the advertising service Better ads in less time EAST GRANVILLE Airs C J Handley was in Randolph Saturday Air and Airs Harold Lemery were in Montpelier Saturday Ilomer Campbell of Waterbury called on friends here Sunday A A Richardson spent the weekend at Air and Airs C L Richardson's Aliss Valentine Lemery of Bethel silent the week-end with Air and Mrs Harold Lemery Lucius Lemery and William Eddy commenced work for the Demeritt-Dickerman Co Inc Alonday Airs E I Powers anil son Elraon also Mrs Alay of Randolph took a week-end trip to Irasburg Saturday Jack Pressman who had been a business visitor at the Demerit t-lick-erman Co for the past week lefr for his home in Xew York city Tuesday A Flashlight for every purpose 98c to $325 IlliSl ms) town Winchester Razors are real ones Used by every barber in S125 to S500 j Let Him Learn to Shoot The 22 Cal Bolt Action S750 and S900 WTonderful Values in Pocket Knives Ladies’ Pearl Handle Knives 50c A q Good L — jFvi i 7 -G' -V V rr -e 50c A Real Gun For Real Boys Beautiful Designs in Carving Sets SI 25 to S1000 WItiCBfSTS Hundreds of other Useful Gifts Pint Thermos Bottles $125 Two Burner Electric Stove $650 Sunbeam Electric Irons with Asbestos Case Pyrex Aluminum and Enameled Ware Sleds Skiis Toboggans and Skates THE II J VAIL CO INC THE WNCffCSTCR 5TJRS

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