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Barton Orleans County Monitor (Newspaper) - February 18, 1920, Barton, VermontOrleans county Monitor vol. 49-no. 7barton, Vermont wednesday february 18, 1920 single copies s cents. Aass fed advertising. i e insert0 1 Imler tills a i for theren Frei. A Tali for Sale let upholstered Sleigh a t c. E. Gay or 5-7p Esset of two horse a. C. A. Norris Barton. _ a or one five horse Power a Chris Bell Irasburg. A 6tf fur lined coat size 38. I via. A and sold Low. Mrs. A. A ,. Barton al of ? three Quarter a a r. Truf i. Condition. App i it the of h. P. Hood amp son. T Kerr not. 38tf to Ford 1 5ff �?~.-�. I Chevrolet 1 motorcycle i ecu i a change for cows. Charle i . Orleans. 38tf. Of uric Pony fur coat with a a Quot at and cuffs size 36. We will give a 20% i red r. It j. E. Foster new i port. V. 7-8 for i Heifer to freshen in Early Spring and i ten year air a heifers All holsteins and i we.�?T, marked. Tuberculin tested. P. I d. Waier. Barton. 41tf few tons of Good i by. Three or four Nice Young near re Ineer cows. Pair of 1200 Exra Good work or driving horses. E. In Aexander. Glover. 7-8 judge fish on Lincoln and Douglas reception to Rev. And mrs. Hutchin nearly 175 persons were present in the congregational Church vestry on tuesday evening to attend the informal Eption Given Rev. And mrs. J. J. Hutchinson. An orchestra com a of r. D. Merrill Ernestine judge fish of Vergennes a member of the Superior court of Vermont spoke at Academy Hall Friday feb. 13th, before a Small but appreciative. Audience on the subject of Lincoln and Douglas. He is a very capable speaker and has made a very i thorough study of the lives of Lincoln and Douglas. Judge fish gave a different Side of Douglas Chat ctr than is generally known. He said that Douglas was probably the greatest Man Vermont had Ever produced and was the Only Man to be nominated As a presidential candidate. He also said that. Xiv. Why us Lncoln was so famous and j p. Webster and or. And mrs. T. Douglas not was probably due to the i Seaver while or. An mrs. F. B. Tow fact that Lincoln was in the right or acted As guides at the door. A musical and literary program w As Given opening with a ooh italia italia beloved a by the choir. Mrs. Wright Sang a contralto Solo a come its june a and responded to an in wre. Rev. A. Truner of the methodist Church spoke briefly of the a a or. And and Illson j. Blake c. S. Webster and c. L. Hutchins furnished music during the first of the evening. In the receiving line were judge and mrs. W. Wright Rev. And mrs. Hutchinson and or. And mrs. Wallace h. Gilpin. The introduction committee was composed of or. And i elusive. Mrs. R. Cutler or. And mrs. R. Help on your income tax return Deputy collector or Revenue agent f. B. Flanders will be at the following named places on the dates als and fiduciaries tin the filing of corporations partnerships i Dividu Given for the purpose of assisting their returns under the income tax Law. Barton feb. 18 to 21. Newport feb. 24 to 28. Island Pond March 1 and 2. Troy March 5. Ori arts March 6 to 9 inclusive. Lyndonville March to to 13 in and Douglas in the wrong on the slavery question. He said that Lincoln and Douglas were opposites in stature political opinion characteristics in fact in nearly every Way. Lincoln was slow to Rise to popularity but Douglas was Swift and at the age it of 30 had achieved a Success which few Nien acquire in a lifetime. Barton local notes the Bank will be closed monday in Observance of Washington a birthday. Miss Reta Chappell of Newport spent saturday and sunday with her parents Here. Miss Jennie Young of Orleans was the guests of friends in town Over sunday. Mrs. Moore and son of Orleans visited her sister mrs. Webster last week. Miss Mildred tinker has been quite ill for a week with Grippe but is improving. Miss Geneva Hubbard spent the week end with a relative at St. Johns Bury. For S.\Le-50 cords about three. Miss Marion Carter has been visit cars. Dry four foot Wood at r. R. Sid her Mother mrs. Edith Carter i ire 14 Miles North of Newport. $8.50 per cd f. 0. B. Cars. Guy Cour Iser West Glover. 7tf for a few Days. Mrs. J. J. Neagle and daughter Katheryn were recent guests of her sister mrs. Peter Cota. Miss Laura Case who has been quite ill at the Home of the misses Lang is somewhat improved. Ronald Davis returned saturday Tad o. T t from St. Johnsbury where he had ruksale�?50 cords about three been for an operation on his leg. Evening tuesday feb. 24th. Adv foe S.\Le�?50 cords about three a cars dry four foot Wood at r. R. Sid i org 14 Miles North of Newport. $8.50 a per Cord f. 0. B. Cars. Guy Cour i a. West Glover. 38tf Iper Wrd t. A b. Or West Ilover. Ruy Cour-27tf a and second a Tod electric motors 1 h. P. To 5 h. 1, Diate delivery new Eden a machines s115 with swing a Ash Price electric 90. Electric toasters Llu a of a Nichols Barton it. I a the phones. To y i styled that Wes a xxv. I manufacturers of a go actions Fairbanks and red woolens the a Tor if Man fact Leon r sure thing in Ollof Fprd of is sure to Advance it i House two High Street. Two is Glover tenement House an Lakeview Avenue. F. W. Bald there will be a regular meeting of Orleans Lodge no. 55, f. Amp a. On Friday evening. Work in the m. Degree. Or. And mrs. T. Seaver and miss Belle Butler spent the week end methodist with or. And mrs. A. D. Seaver m la Donville. The woman a literary club will wanted poultry. Ehk delivered at in Barton. 6-7p desk. Set Isano Mosher amp Marsh twp tis for fac amp shuttle 6tf i 5nted�?three u. S. E Rock Maple b apply Chaster la re nor a n Small a. R. Robinson bar and softwood and All kinds e. Sockol Barton. Tel. It a 42tf i Roh a or or l one horse three can As incubator e. Roberts a to solicit or ases and pleasure it gave him to Welcome or. Hutchinson to the Community and to the Fellowship of his Church urged continued cooperation. Mrs. Webster and or. Merril Sang a duet a go pretty Rose a and responded to an encore followed by a Reading by mrs. A d. Thomson a simple seventeen a we hich brought Many smiles. A ladies quartet composed of mrs. Ruth Webster miss aft Ian Scott mrs. J. F. Batchelder and miss Eva Baxter Sang followed by a Solo by miss Marion Redfield who responded to an encore. Or. Hutchinson was then asked to say a few words and said it was his i in conviction that he should preach the gospel As he believed it no matter who it Hurt or who it helped and he had come to Barton to do that very thing. He questioned Hether bar ton was entirely ready for its new industries and believes the churches Are mrs. Charles lathe and daughter Naomi Charles Burns and mrs. E. A. Gallup Are sick with colds. Mrs. E. A. Gallup has returned Home from Newport where she has been nursing in George Woodward a family. Mrs. George Kinne who has been staying with mrs. Viola Crandall returned to her Home in West Charleston Friday. Or. And mrs. Charles Smith and or. And mrs. Howard Heath of or eans spent sunday with their parents or. And mrs. W. P. Smith. Thomas g. Crandall the subject of this sketch was born n Coventry april 16, 1853, the son of Ezra e. And Laura p. Eaton cranial. At the age of two years he noved with his a Arents to Brownn ton Wiere practically All his life was spent. On september 16, 1875 he married miss Viola Kinne. Three children were born of this Union. Homer e. Of California Willie h. Who died at the age of three years and Bessie now mrs. Harold Whitcomb of Lyndon. Barton town meeting warnings for the annual briton town meeting Are posted and the printed reports will soon be in the hands of the voters. Two articles in the warning As follows Are of special interest. 21st. To vote on the question a will the town vote to exempt from taxation As provided by Section 689 of the general Laws of Vermont for a period of ten years the manufacturing Plant machinery appliances and apparatus connected and to be connected therewith of Wessel Nickel amp Gross which corporation has purchased the w. E. Hanson Mill property in Barton Village and proposes to establish a Plant for the manufacture of piano 22d. To vote on the question a will the town vote to exempt from taxation As provided by Section 689 of the general Laws of Vermont for a period of ten years the manufacturing Plant including All machinery appliances and apparatus necessary to he used therein providing such a manufacturing Plant is erected and equipped for the manufacture of Woolen go its by Fairbanks amp Redfield in said town of r. L. C to meet Fth Newport the Orleans Rural letter carriers will meet in Newport at the Home of e. L. Richard monday feb. 23. All carriers Are urged to be present. Clarence Hawse received word monday of the death of his Nephew Leon Avery of Hanover n. G. A. Going r. A. Dutton or. Stone g. D. Burroughs e. S. Kelley and or. Drake have recently installed electric lights in their Homes. Greensboro a xxx x ure Ries Are a. Crandall was a successful Andi schools were not in session monday a Rar Totev the industrious Farmer of a cheerful Dis let it a of the storm better relationship with the better i character an things of life. Tiie program closed excellent Nei Bor and his Home was with another selection a to thee fiends. Country a by the choir. I he has been elected to various town refreshments of ice Cream cake i a and wafers Acra a Arvid and n a viol i quote poor which he held for 14 years hour wis i svs mrs a satisfactory manner but Der and mrs. Barrows in charge Yeata a a Quot he was a member of the subordinate Grange at Brownington for Many years and was the founder of the Prospect Pomona Grange of this county a charter member of Ethan of arrangements. Night Snow began falling and a fall of several inches came. On sunday the thermometer went Down and the wind blew filling the roads and blocking railroads again. The inter Church world movement is asking the women a Home and foreign missionary societies of the various denominations to meet together and observe the first Friday of the lenten season As a Day of nationwide prayer. The ladies of the meet tonight with mrs. Reirden. Subject recreation. Will the club members bring copies of the popular songs. Merton Wilson formerly of this place died feb. 17th in West Charleston. The funeral will be held in the Church Friday feb. 20, at 2 of clock f. W. Cutting who has been absent for several weeks visiting relatives and friends in Chicago and other Points arrived Home wednesday morning. Mrs. Doncho Atanasoff recently visited friends in Irasburg and Orleans and will visit in Enosburg Falls and make other Farewell visits preparator to leaving Barton for her Home in Bulgaria on february 27th. G. Perley expects to Teke Possession of the lower floor of the Baldwin Block opposite the Post office about March 1st. This will make or Perley a very comfortable place for jus store the location being one of the Best in town. The weather of the past week has been of great variety. Fri May and saturday were mild but on saturday and congregational churches in this place will meet for such a service in the congregational Church noon at 3 9�?Tclock. Virlor of the a riday after Allen Council no. 26, j. O. A a. A. A and a member of Mollie Stark Council no. 7 And d. Of l. And had held the highest officer in both orders also an officer in the state Council of Vermont And d. Of l. At the time of his death. About two years ago his health began to fail but he was around and did some work until on january 17 he suffered a severe Shock from which he never rallied and on sunday afternoon february 8th he passed quietly away the last of a family of nine children. Funeral the worst storm of the season hit the town saturday night sunday and monday Drifting the roads quite badly. Mrs. Elizabeth Bangs aged 72 years died at the Home of her daughter mrs. Hiram Calderwood thursday and was buried saturday. Services were held at the Home. The Basket Ball game Between the High school team and the town team resulted in defeat for the town team. The score was 31-14. The midgets played the All stars with a score of James Wilson went again to St. Johnsbury monday expecting to have an operation on his leg which has been bothering him for several months. His daughter mrs. Young went with him to St. Johnsbury. William Withers died Friday afternoon at the age of 79 years. Or. Withers has been a lifelong resident of this town and a respected citizen. He leaves a wife and one daughter. Regular meeting Hanson on thursday feb. 12th. Fifteen members and one visitor was present. The club voted to give three books to the Library two on South America and one on Mexico Quot Ney also voted to give $20.00 to the woman a literary club to help in the expenses of the Reading room. A very interesting program on Abraham Lincoln was then Given. Paper life of Lincoln mrs Alice Hamblet Riding a the perfect tribute a mrs. Mae 1 a a t i services were held at his late Home on mrs. Wesley Cole and two sons Raj in. Str in a Gcorge and Wesley Withers All of this town. Funeral services were the afternoon study club held their tuesday Rev. Walter Cook officiating a Guiar meeting with mrs. W. E. With burial in the family lot at Brown a Chelder Reading a a Lincoln Home by sickness. There were Sev love Story a mrs. Malvina Wright Jeral Floral pieces consisting of a Beau Reading a Abraham Lincoln in lit Tifful Pillow a a father from or. And erasure a mrs. Lucy Atanasoff. Mrs mrs. Harold Whitcomb Spray of Calla l. C. Hanson served sugar on Snow and nudes or. And mrs. Albert Farr lit co Pickle this in embers greatly in v. A a i. Fri to j. L. Miscellaneous look new Walton a registers now on it this Price 40c. By mad 45c. It Farmers notice if you want Miore Money for for your Calfskin sell to water St., Barton. Tel. 56-3. L-8p we have 10 fur Coats. Dog skin and imitation of Black Bear that i will give a 20% reduction on. J. E. Foster Newport it. Farmers and sugar makers will buy Stock Mondy f-23. Syrup bbl. Ready for delivery a. S. Dodge Orleans. A Ciany a Odd Oil and Paini a Sor Oil and paint co., the mar vent Vermont. To a. 5-17_ i Sorse hid�., in hns carcass f j Solomy a All kinds of h--56-3 Vater St., bar a 1 girl or f Ages to u housekeeper. Party. In a a part news iwo a a sin whorl jew f Quot. A softwood of Pilsbury Baldwin we2l feet of a notice to sugar makers i am in a position to buy your ther in syrup or Pac rages. Barrete furnished if desired. Prices either in syrup or packages to Arris i am now ready to fill orders for eggs and baby Chicks from my Cyphers Strain C. White leghorn. Better Send your order now for Spring delivery. Same old Price. Or nest Urie West Glover. 7-8p with burial in the family 1---------- in ton Village. The bearers were held at his late Home monday. Thomas Smith Clarence Mcdowell Max Porter f. V. Swanson and p. G. Stone members of j. O. U. A. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife son and daughter three grandchildren of whom he was very fond besides several nephews and nieces. Neither the son nor daughter were Able to be present at the funeral it not being possible for the son to reach Home in time and the daughter was kept at insurance and real estate Best Stock and Mutual companies. Surety Bonds All kinds of Village real estate. Any one having Village real estate they wish to leu rail 00 f. W. Baldwin Barton. 39tf to rent Pickle Joyed the treat. Mrs. Martha h. Willey who Liv with her daughter mrs. Albert d. Abbott died suddenly Friday morning feb. 13th, at the advanced age of 87 years. She jihad been very Active until within a Short time of her death and maintained All of her faculties until the last. She leaves to mourn her loss three sons two of whom now reside in Greensboro we. And Sumner Willey one in Boston Jewett s., and one daughter mrs. A. D. Abbott of Barton with whom she lived. Her life was one of service and usefulness. The funeral was held from the Abbott Home in ban sunday Rev. J. J. Hutchinson officiating and interment was in Glover cemetery. Card of thanks we wish to express our gratitude and thanks to the friends and neighbors for kindness and sympathy shown during the death and burial of our Mother and mra. A. D. Abbott and family. Brownington Center de. Benoit is visiting in Laconia n. Joseph Benoit is ill in bed with stomach trouble. The family of Lyman Seymour Are All better of Grippe. Ernest Prevost spent last week with his brother in Irasburg. Archie drown and Ralph Donahay have been sick with Grippe the past week. Mrs. Amanda Powers who has been 80 seriously ill is a Little More comfortable now. Mrs. Charles Gallup was railed to Newport sunday by the serious illness of her sister. Mrs. L. N. Lund was in Orleans part of last week raring for mrs. L. A. Lund who was quite sick. Word has been received of the death of mrs. Maria Lincoln at the Home of her son Willard Lincoln in Corrona cal., feb. 8th. Or. And mrs. Lincoln and children formerly lived in town on the farm now owned by W. Campbell and will be remembered by Many of the older residents of the place. Or. Lincoln died several years ago in their California Home. Evansville c. C. Mcdowell is sick with a cold. is recovering from or. And mrs. Fred Waterman Spray an attack of the grip. Calla lilies. Or. And mra. quite sick the past week. Of Foster was in Littleton the to rent House and barn in Brownington Village on Raso ble Ediar i Wco a mat Wcur. A mrs. Eli Duval of what Burke and mrs. Perley Dexter of Glover were at roses and carnations mrs. C. Batchelder Spray carnations A d. Of l. Crescent Sweet peas or. O. U. A. Those from out of town to attend the funeral were or. And mra. Greg Kinne of West Charleston mrs. C. Batchelder of West Burke Arthur Crandall Alex Estelle and mrs. Sue Gray All of Derby. Card we wish to hereby extend our Heartfelt thanks and appreciation to All those who in any Way assisted us during the sickness and death of our husband and father. To o. A. Grow for drawing our Wood to our door to Alvah Day for sawing and to the members of the or. O. U. A. Who also helped in that As Well As in Many other ways. May you All receive the same help and sympathy in time of sorrow. Mra. Viola Cranda 1 or. And mrs. Harold Whitcomb. Brownington mrs. James e. Young is on the sick list. Mrs. Homer Cullen i <1 two sons have the mumps. Leon Marsh of Concord. H., was in town the first of the week. Mrs. Day is at Litch Fields at West Burke for the present. Mrs. Lynn going of ban has been visiting at g. A. Gongs recently. Or. And mrs. C. Newton visited at Leon Ross in Sheffield Over the week end. Mrs. Ella Wyman who has been visiting friends in Newport is at her Home Here. The mail men were unable to make their full routes monday on account of the storm. Miss Mary Joslyn was Home from her school in Barton the past week sick with tonsillitis. Roy Newton has returned to his Home in Lowell after spending some time with friends in town. First of the week Jon business. Mrs. L. A drown is caring for mrs. Francis Aldrich and infant son. Irene and Esther Kittle Doris Spencer and Ruth Cook were ill and unable to be in school All or part of last week. Or. And mrs. Francis Aldrich Are the parents of a son bom feb. 15. . School Isnit in session this week due to the illness of the teacher mrs. Nettie Marshall. Curtis Ovitt of Orleans and formerly of this place died Friday. Bur Ial was in Westmore sunday. Or. And mrs. J. W. Morse Are in Sutton called there by the illness of their daughter mrs. Burt Green. Earl drown is taking a much needed vacation from his Lork at White River Junction and is travelling for a month in the South. He has already reached Florida and will visit several Points of interest on the Way Back. Done to miss attending the Community meeting to be held thursday evening feb. 19th, at the Woodman Hall under the auspices of Willoughby River Camp. The program will commence at 8 o clock. Supper will be pies cakes or doughnuts. Every served. Ladies will please fit Mish per a in the Community is cordially invited to come and spend a social evening. Coventry William Niles is in very poor health. Mrs. Leonora Ware is in very poor health. Will Trudeau of Claremont is Home on a visit. Mra. Isabel Trudo has been on Tai sick list the past week. Aaron drown the body of Aaron drown of whom mention was recently made was buried from his Home in Willoughby saturday afternoon. The deceased was born a Sheffield july 29th, 1839. He with three Brothers were veterans of the civil War or. Drown having served Over four years. Since the War he was in business in Willoughby for a number of years coming later to Barton where with his son Fred a. Drown he engaged in business in Blacksmith ing and making sleds and cant Hooks both of which he had patented and the business was a very Good one. Jan. 1st, 1866, or. Drown married Susan bean. She died feb. 14th, 1905 and in 1906 be married Elvira l. Abbott who survives him. He was a kind and devoted Man in his family but for the past two years he has been living under a mental Strain which had become serious. Or. Drowns songs wife mrs. Lena drown and granddaughter. Miss Here to attend the funeral Aiso a Reta drown of Beverly mass., were brother Alfred drown of Lyndonville. We the undersigned wish to sex Iress our sincere thanks to the Many trends and neighbors for their kindness and sympathy in our recent sorrow. Also for the Many Beautiful Flowers. May heavens choicest blessings rest upon you All. Elvira l. Drown j. T. Stanford mrs. Lena drown miss Reta drown. Caledonia county boy successful author although Many men succeed in lining Success and reputation by Leir own efforts at the prime of their life very few win both in their Early youth yet among the 800 students of the University of Quot Vermont is a lad farm Eureal a notes. Community meetings Well attended the All Day Community meetings of the past week were favored with fair weather and a Good attendance. F. D. Jones county agent of Lamoille county spoke on farm management and the value of Lime at these meetings while feeding and Breeding of Dairy cattle was discussed by the county agent. At West Glover oat varieties were also taken up. At Glover the following business w As transacted 1. A voted that the Community of Glover extend to the county farm Bureau an invitation to hold a c county Field Day Here sometime next August. 2. Voted that d. E. Danforth be excused As he requested from his duties As Dairy project Leader. E. L. Alexander was elected to fill his place. 3. Breeding of better poultry cooperative Purchase of a Power sprayer and a Community better Bull Campaign were All discussed but no definite action taken. At West Glover a letter was read offering the services of d. E. Smith from the u. S. D. A. At Washington for farm demonstrations in the control of abortion. 1. It was voted that a demonstration meeting be held at some 4�rm in that Community. F. Bean volunteered to place his farm at the disposal of the Community for this meeting. 2. A Community live Stock project was discussed and it was voted that the Community 7>f West Glover put on a Campaign to eradicate All Grade and scrub bulls so that by another year it can be said that every Farmer is using a registered Bull in his Herd. Two or three Small Farmers May club together to Purchase a registered Bull or some of these men May use their neighbors registered Bull this is a Fine move for any Community to make. It will mean some Good advertising if it is carried out. The Community committee plan to a 100% registered bulls will do when this drive is Over of 17 Vears. Who has already Success Community committee plan to fully is ten a veil a a he it Ancon pm a a Quot a he near future to Lay plan tinned stories which have been pub his Campai. Nothing Short of listed in magazines of rational circulation. This Young Man is Walter a Bowman of the freshman class who has lived All his life in Waterford vt., a Little town near St. Johnsbury where his father is the manager of two farms and superintendent of the St. Johnsbury Aqueduct co. He prepared for College in St. Johnsbury Academy graduating in 1918, and then taking a year of Post graduate work. While in his Junior year he commenced writing Short stories some of which were published in the school Magazine a the Academy one of these stories entitled a jail insurance a was accepted and published by harpers Magazine. This served As a Spur to his literary efforts and since then he has written six stories accepted by the Munsey portion including a the Golden Cor a a the atom and its sequel a people of the Golden atom a which is now appearing in Munsey a. Or. Bowman is undecided whether to pursue the study of Law or of journalism and is East Albany plans program a live Community meeting was held at the Creek schoolhouse in East Albany last Friday night. After some discussion As to the work being carried on in the county those present Felt that a tentative program should be outlined for the Community and presented at a general meeting to be held sometime in the future when there was a larger attendance rhe following program a outlined 1. Dairy improvement project. It was planned to secure at least ten men to keep individual milk re continued on Page six. Co relational Church note. Rev. J. J. Hutchinson pastor sunday february 22 10.30, morning service. A the now taking the a Commerce and econ High Cost of la ring Quot and be Quot cheap of mics course at the University of Vermont. He has travelled but Little and ascribes his Success at such an Early Agre to imagination and an innate Knack of expression. The English department at the University considers him above the average in that Branch of study and endowed with possible lies of considerable development. A your 11.45, sunday school. 6.00 p. M., Christian Endeavor. A venire service at 7 of clock. The evening subject will be All seats free j Bible study on thursday evening iat 7.30. At Praver meeting we Are going to discuss a your on sunday Clarence Hazen gave his report of the older Vermont boys conference which he attended in Northfield a few weeks ago before the sunday school from which he and mrs. Frank Orne is in very poor health and a great sufferer. Mrs. Chas. Chapman has seemed a. Very Little better for the last Day or two. Mrs. Gertrude Quot Ware and two Little a. Rand Aona Are recovering irom their were Delege Ite illness. Members of Ralph wares family have been suffering with the prevailing distemper. Guy Thurber misses Marion Cleveland and Hazel Shompany attended the play Friday evening at Newport. Harley Thurber of Orleans has hired mra. Jane Herman a House and has moved Here with his family. Or. And mrs. Fred frasier and or. And mrs. Carrol Brooks of Orleans were guests sunday at John Wells. The teachers of the Village school misses Shompany and Bartlett gave a Valentine party for the children Friday issuing invitations to the Jia rents Many of whom attended and All had a pleasant time. Misses Pearl and Evelyn Wilder entertained their school mates at their Home saturday evening with a Valentine party. Dainty refreshments were served games were played songs Sung and All enjoyed a Fine time. The Young men will hold another dance and Box party in the town bail Friday evening february 27th. Both old and new dances Cotas five piece orchestra in attendance. Admission 50 cents ladies with boxes admitted free those without boxes 50 cents. Miss Jennie Thayer daughter of Walter Thayer invited her Little friends to her Home saturday to celebrate her 6th birthday. Dainty refreshments were served and a Beautiful birthday cake with its six candles graced the table. All the Little ladies enjoyed a Fine time. The ladies social Union sent out Over two dozen Valentine baskets to the sick and aged. The baskets contained an Orange Candy fancy cookies Nabisco Flowers Valentine Post card Etc. The boys in Lottie Tharp is Bible class also contributed Money toward. Purchasing articles for these baskets. Most of the baskets were trimmed and delivered by mis Carrie Batchelder Ruth Knox. Pearl and Evelyn Wilder. Report was one of the most concise but Complete reports Ever listened to and was Given in a most piecing manner both As to form and to English. Or. Hazen was Given a vote of thanks for his very unusual report. Sunday evening Ralph Mcgorty gave a part of his report of the older Vermont boys conference before the Christian Endeavor society. Or. Mcgorty a report is very Complete and ill be completed next sunday evening. Barton Academy thursday afternoon february 12, was the anniversary of Lincoln a birthday. Frances Willard Mildred Ford and Roy Howe had charge of the preparation and giving of an excellent program. Leona Moulton re of Lincoln a life up to the time of his inauguration. Then Marion Seavey read of his life and unselfish work during the War. Both selection were very Good and Well read. Ava bean Clarence Hazen and Clyde Walcott read some of Lincoln a anecdotes which were enjoyed. Mary Shedd gave a condemns Reading of the Book a the perfect the dents enjoyed this program because it reviewed the life of a Man whom everyone reverenced. The exercises closed by singing thursday evening the seniors gave a reception which was the last they will give Barton Academy. Alumni Hall was decorated with red and White streamers and Valentines in Honor of St. Valentines Day. There was dancing and an excellent piano i Flo by Eleanor Ryan. Even though the refreshments were somewhat late everyone seemed to enjoy the evening. Miss Storrs was ill Friday so the senior division of High school by or. Merrill a request elected Clyde Walcott president and a conducted school by themselves. The juniors and seniors at least thought that they behaved very Well from being left alone. Many pupils did not return monday due to the severe Snow storm which blocked the roads

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