December 23, 1922
Alma Ethel Astbury,
daughter of Mrs. Ethel Astbury, for five years in the
local office is the third bride within a few months. Miss Astbury, was united in
marriage this morning to Mr. William Bernard. The
ceremony took place at Norton, Rev. Raymond Blais, being
the officiating clergyman, using the single ring service. The bride wore a
stylish suit of navy bolivia
and a small hat of becoming shape of henna velvet. The newly wedded couple left
early in the afternoon for a weeks' honeymoon trip to Berlin, N. H, where they
will be guests of the groom's brother, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bernard, after which
they will spend a few days in Boston. On their return Mrs. Bernard is to
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resume her work at the telephone exchange. Mr.
Bernard, one of the popular and well liked young men of Newport, is a successful
salesman for the Vermont Tobacco Co., a position he has held for several years.
Both have many friends who wish them happiness.
has been received from Nowich. Conn.,
of the birth at the Backus hospital of a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. D. W.
Pillett, granddaughter to Mr. and Mrs. R.
H. Kittredge. The baby was born December 21.
A son Albert Edwin was born December 2 at Mrs. H. Moore's santorium?
to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Dane of Layfette
James, the only child of Mr. and Mrs. James Logan of Caledonia
Street, died Friday night after a two week's illness of pneumonia. The baby was
ten months old and had been delicate front birth. Funeral services will be held
Sunday afternoon at two o'clock at the residence. The first months of the
baby's life were spent at Brightlook hospital where
nurses and attendants became much endeared to him. He was so tiny at birth that
it was necessary to feed him with a medicine dropper, but the past few months
he had grown rapidly and was making a brave fight for normal babyhood when stricken
with a cold that developed into pneumonia.
funeral of Mrs. John Gorham of Lyndonville, who died Friday,
will be held Sunday afternoon at Lyndonville at l:30. Mr. Gorham died about 15 years ago. They
formerly lived in St. Johnsbury. They are survived by three sons: Albert, who
lives in the west; Edward, of Lyndonville and Fred of Newbury.
services for Edward Johnson, the first editor of the
St. Johnsbury Republican, who died in Burlington Thursday
were held this afternoon at 2.00. M. Johnson was born in Pittsfield, N. H., September 13, 1850. Most of his boyhood days were spent in
Detroit, Mich., where he attended a private school for boys. Following the
completion of his preparatory school work, he entered Dartmouth College, from
which he was graduated in the Classical course with the class of 1871. He was a
member of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. Shortly after graduation he purchased
the "Suncook Valley Times" and after publishing this newspaper for about
a year, he carne to Burlington and entered upon duties with the Free Press as Night
Editor. In this capacity he served for 13 years and then went to St. Johnsbury
where for the next ten years, he was editor of the St. Johnsbury Republican. He
returned to Burlington and became Editor of The News, in which position he
served faithfully and well for many years. His scholarly attainments were
evidenced in the clear, concise and forceful manner of expression which gave
his editorials wide reading. A fine gentleman of the old school, kindly, tolerant
of the shortcomings of others, and with a
understanding of human nature. Mr. Johnson commanded the respect and love of
all with whom he carne in contact. Particularly was this so of those with whom
he was associated on The News. In 1916 his old his interest in The News and
retired devoting his later years to stduy.. He
is survived by his wife Evelyn Brown Johnson, three daughters, Mrs. T. L. Perry
of New London, Conn., Mrs. L. I). Soper of San
Antonio, Texas and Stevens Johnson of this city; two sons, Charles E. of Lynn,
Mass., and Prescott of Elmira, N. Y.; and two brothers, Henry of Gloucester
Mass., and George Li. of Pittsfield, N. H.
December 25, 1922
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ERWIN DEAD AT HOME IN NEWPORT CENTER
One of Best Known Physicians In State Passes On
Dr. C. L. Erwin died at his home in Newport
Center Tuesday morning. The funeral services will be held at his residence on
Thursday at 1.30 P. M. Rcv. C. W. Kelley of Lunenburg a former pastor,
will officiate. Dr. Erwin was one of the best known men in the state, having
represented his town and also the county in the Legislature. For several years
he was on the Medical Board for the stale hospital and also served as trustee
of the same and also of the Soldier's Home. He has held most every office in
town except clerk and treasurer. His influence has been largely felt in the
political life of the state. His greater success has been as a physician. His practice
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R. HENRY DIES AT LINCOLN
N. H, Dec. 27
Charles H. Henry, aged 47 years, son of the
late J. E. Henry, the founder of this village and one of the best known
lumbermen in New England, died suddenly Sunday night at his home of apoplexy.
He was a native of Woodsville and is survived by a widow, Catherine, a daughter
and mother in Florida and two sisters.
UNDER CHRISTMAS EVERGREEN
Miss Muriel A. Wright Is Yuletide Bride of H. F. Corliss
Under an arch of Christmas greens and against a background of Yuletide
decorations a Christmas day wedding was solemnized at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
William H. Wright of the River road. The pretty Christmas day bride was their
oldest daughter, Miss Muriel A. Wright, whom Dr. George W. Hylton
united in marriage to Homer F. Corliss of Brattleboro, son of Mr. and Mrs. H.
F. Hadd of St. Johnsbury. Christmas greens were everywhere
throughout the parlors as the bridal party entered, the bride with her father,
who gave her in marriage. She was attended by a former schoolmate at St.
Johnsbury Academy. Miss Charlotte McLaughlin of the Caledonian-Record and Mr.
Corliss' best man was Harry Noel. The bride wore her going away suit, a rich blue broadcloth with velvet hat of the same color. Miss
McLaughlin was also in blue, a tailored suit of poiret
twill. Only the immediate families witnessed the ceremony, which was the double
ring one, and the same family party with the
attendants were guests at the wedding luncheon following the ceremony. The
brides gift to her attendant was an emerald and green gold little finger ring
and Mr. Corliss gave his best man military brushes. There were many presents
for the bride and groom both of the Christmas and wedding variety, all lovely
and designed for use in the new home. Mr. and Mrs. Corliss left in the
afternoon for a trip to Boston, New York and Atlantic City and will later go to
their home in Brattleboro, the groom's Headquarters as salesman for the Franklin
Motor company. Mr. Corliss was a student at Lyndon
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attended Holderness school at Holderness, N. H, and was graduated from Baypath Institute Springfield, Mass. His bride was a
popular member of the class of 1922. St. Johnsbury Academy and was graduated
last June from Nasson Institute at Springvale, Me.
Landry Dead In Minneapolis
Frank G. Landry has just received word from
Minneapolis of the death of his cousin, Professor J. C. Landry, native of St.
Johnsbury, the son of the late Peter and Bridget Landry. He was 73 years of
age, and had been a successful teacher of music in Minneapolis for many years.
After requiem mass at St. Stephens church, he was
interred in St. Mary's cemetery. Professor Landry is survived by a wife and
four sons, all of whom were able to be present at the funeral; Arthur of New
York City, Eddie of Chicago, Harry of Albert Lee, Minnesota and John J. of
Minneapolis. He will be pleasantly remembered by some of the older people in
St. Johnsbury. Several of his relatives still reside here.
Anna Sargeant who was called here by the death of her
sister, Mrs. Ada Whiting has returned to her home in
Littleton, N. H.
son was born December 23 at Brightlook to Mr. and
Mrs. Harry Livingstone of Spring Street.
December 28, 1922
TAKES OWN LIFE WITH RAZOR
Richard Petty Dies Today at Brightlook Hospital
Richard Petty, of 10 Belvedere Street took his life at his home early today.
Mr. Petty. who worked as a janitor at the Cowles Press
and the Pythian building, arose at the usual time this morning and did the
customary chores around his home. Telling Mrs. Petty that he was not feeling
well and did not wish her to prepare breakfast for him, he went to his room
where he slashed his throat with a razor. Mrs. Petty, who was in the adjoining
room, heard her husband fall and immediately called Frank Courtney who lives in
the apartment upstairs and who came at once. Entering the room he found Mr.
Petty lying on the floor with a terrible slash in his neck. He at once called
Dr. R. H. Burk who rendered what aid was possible. The Calderwood ambulance was
summoned and Mr. Petty was taken to Brightlook
hospital where ho passed away at eleven o'clock. Friends of Mr. Petty state
that he has been despondent for the past few weeks, and attributes the act, to
ill health and overwork.
ACCIDENTALE SHOT WHILE HANDLING GUN
Richard Prouty of Newport Gets Bullet Wound In
Richard Prouty, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Prouty of Newport and student of
Wilbraham Preparatory school was accidentally shot in the leg last evening. He
was taken directly to the office of Dr. Harry Hamilton for an X-ray which
disclosed a fracture of the small bone in the left ankle. He was attended by
Dr. H. S. Peabody and was comfortable this morning. Prouty with William Grow and Grenville Wilcox
were guests of Reginald Hamilton for the evening and the boy were looking at
the gun -when one of them accidentally loaded and discharged it.
MAN TAKES BRIDE IN ST. JOHNSBURY
Miss Gosselin Wedded at Notre Dame to B. D. Miller
Miss Agnes Bertha Gosselin, daughter of Mrs. Amelie
Gosselin of Railroad Street and Buel Day Miller of
Boston were quietly married Christmas eve at 7 o'clock at Notre Dame church.
The service was performed by the Rev. Edward Marion, priest in charge of the
church. The attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ladrie
of St. Johnsbury, Close friends of the bride, and the bride was charming in a traveling
suit of blue, wearing a fur-trimmed hat. Mrs. Miller is one of the popular
young women of this place. Previous to her marriage she was a student nurse in
St. Johnsbury hospital where her Constant courtesy and kindly ministrations endeared
her to all. Mr. Miller who is a native of Vermont, has
been engaged in newspaper work for the past several years. His last newspaper association
vas with the Littleton Courier, Littleton, N. IL, and while I there he met his
bride. He was an active worker in the Chamber of Commerce and was the director
of its publicity work. At present he has a government position in Boston. Mr.
Miller served with the 2fith Division nearly two years, 18 months of which were
served over seas.
Mrs. B. W. Tillett Dies at Norwich,
R. IL Kittredge has received the sad news from Norwich, Conn., of the death of
his oldest daughter, Mrs. B. W. Tillett. Arrangements
for the funeral have not yet been made.
Mrs. H. G. Ely is seriously ill at her home on Summer Street.
St. Johnsbury friends of Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Paul now of North Conway, N. H.
were pained to learn of the death of their baby Sunday afternoon in the Children's
hospital, Boston. Melville Paul was
born in St. Johnsbury last June. The family moved a month ago to North Conway, Mr.
Paul resigning his position as bookkeeper with Swift and Co., to assist in the
care of his father and the home place in North Conway. The baby had been suffering
with a bronchial trouble and was taken to the Children's hospital for
examination and treatment. Funeral services were held in the home of the
grandparents in North Conway Wednesday afternoon. Mi. and Mrs. Paul have
another son, six years old. The family had been in St. Johnsbury about five
years and made many warm friends here.
Mrs. Ada Whitney's Name Added to Obituary List
There is another name to be added to the already long list of our townspeople
who have died within recent years. Mrs. Ada Whitney quietly fell asleep the
evening of Dee. 21st. She had a partial shock in Nov, 1917 from which she
seemed to recover but has had several others each one leaving her in weaker
condition. In Sept. of the present year she became confined to her bed and from
that time was practically helpless. She was born in Dalton, N. H. Nov. 28 1861.
Her father, Mr. William Smith had charge of parts of the work in the
construction of the Mt. Washington R. R. and in other work in the White Mountain.
He spent his last days with Mrs. Whitney. Her mother was instantly killed in a
railroad accident near Whitefield a few years ago. Mr. Whitney died five years
ago and since that time she has remained at the home, cared for by her niece,
Mrs. Hazel Kay Quimby and her husband, Mr. Fred Quimby. The funeral was held at her home Saturday afternoon
in charge of Miss Nellie Laughlin and Rev. A. E.
Gregg. The bearers were Mr. George Brown, Mr. Chester Somers, Mr. Walter Kendall
and Mr. Harvey Drew. Mr. and Ms. J. P. Laughlin sang two hymns which were
especially loved by the deceased. The funeral director was Mr. James Craggie of South Ryegate. Mrs.
Whitney's life has been devoted to her home. Those who were most intimately
acquainted with her knew most fully the depths of her quiet unostentatious life,
the strong faith that sustained her through the long weary months and the hope
set before her was even more than hope it was assurance.
and Mrs. Leon Griggs of Coventry St. Newport are the
parents of a seven and a half pound son, Richard William, born Saturday Dee. 23d.
here were pained to learn of the death of Dr. Charles L. Erwin
at Newport Center, Monday night. He was in the 79th year of his age, a veteran
of the Civil War and dean of the medical profession in this section. He
graduated from the medical department of the University of Vermont in 1867, immediately
locating at Newport Center, where he had ever since remained in practice, and
probably had ridden more miles than any other practitioner in this action. At
one time he practiced extensively in this place and vicinity.
and Mrs. Gerald Temple are the happy parents of a baby
girl born Sunday, December 24. Mrs. George Cole is caring for them.
home of Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Powers was the scene of a very pretty and quiet
wedding Wednesday afternoon when Mrs. Power's sister Mrs. Ida Fletcher
of Magog, P. Q., was united in marriage to Ervin Darius Dingman
of Eastman, P. Q. To the strains of the wedding march played by Mrs. Robert Baird,
they entered the room and took their places underneath a large bell where the
ceremony was performed. The double ring service was made most impressive by the
officiating clergyman, Rev. E. C. Russell pastor of Christ church in Stanstead.
Mrs. Fletcher .vas attended by her sister, Mrs. F. E. Powers and Mr. Powers
acted as best man. The bride was prettily gowned in a steel gray satin dress
and wore a veil with orange blossoms. Mrs. Powers wore a gown of navy blue messeline. Her going away suit was navy blue messeline and velvet with gold trimmings. The guests were
confined to the members of the immediate family. Following the ceremony and congratulations,
dainty refreshments were served and the bridal couple left for Colbrooke, N. H., thence to New York and will visit Ottawa,
P. Q., before returning. Mrs. Dingman is a popular teacher
in Eastman, P. Q., and has a fine farm in Magog, P. Q.,
the groom is a traveling salesman for the Raleigh Co., in Eastman. The best
wishes of a large circle of friends go with them.
Damon Drown and Miss Thelma McFee were married in Lyndonville, on Thursday
of last week, by Rev. W. J. McFarland. The bride is a graduate of Lyndon
Institute and has been a very successful teacher in Sheffield for the past two
years. The groom is the older son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank W. Drown of this place,
und has been working in Lyndonville the greater part of the time since leaving school.
Mrs. Droven plans to finish out her school year at
Sheffield, after which they will reside in Lyndonville The New Year is a splendid
time to start life together, and the happy young couple have the very best
wishes of their many friends.
Eddio Fogg and Mrs. Ellen Walter
were married last Saturday by Rev. W. IL Gould.
little daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Buck,
December 29, 1922
HACK DRIVER IS DEAD
Lothrop H. Lucas Familiar Figure In St. Johnsbury Many Years
familiar figure has passed out of St. Johnsbury in the person of Lothrop H.
Lucas who died Thursday afternoon at St. Johnsbury hospital following a brief
illness of pneumonia. For many years before the advent of automobiles and for
years after the Lucas hack driven by "Lote"
Lucas as he was familiarly called, was the first sight to greet the eye at the
railroad station. When the hacks gave way to the taxis, Mr. Lucas clung to his
horse an antiquated vehicle and continued his hacking business until two months
ago. For the past few years he had lived alone in his house on Hastings Hill
with occasional visits to his children. He was found in his home alone Tuesday
quite seriously ill and was taken to the hospital. Pneumonia developed and the
end carne about four o'clock Thursday. Mr. Lucas belonged to one of the old
families of this section. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Lucas of Peacham and was born in that place 76 years ago. He carne
when a young man to St. Johnsbury and the remainder of his life was spent here,
many years of it in the house on Hastings Hill where he was found alone so
seriously ill. The Lucas family home was on upper Main Street the site where
now stands the handsome residence of Mr. and Mrs. James Cosgrove. About ''
years ago Mr. Lucas married Miss Catherine Peck of Danville and six children
were born to them, two dying in infancy. The survivors are Alonzo of St.
Johnsbury, Mary, wife of Earl Bonnett of Springfield,
Mass., Emily, wife of Clyde Drown of St. Johnsbury and Ethel, wife of A. A.
Carter of Holyoke, Mass. Mrs. Lucas died nine years ago. One of a large family Mr, Lucas is survived only by two brothers, David Lucas of
Marshfield and Frank Lucas of Pasadena, Calif. Funeral services will be held
Saturday afternoon at 2:30 at Grace Methodist church and burial will be in Mt.
Lucius Freeman Frye Was Native of Concord
L. F. Frye, jeweler of 87 Railroad Street, died at his home, 5 Mt. Pleasant
Street, Friday morning, after a long period of failing health. He had been in
poor health for a long time, had often been unable to be at his place of
business, but not until within the last few weeks has his condition been the
subject of serious concern. For the last week he has failed rapidly and the end
carne suddenly. Lucius Freeman Frye was born in Concord, 52 years ago, the son
of George C. and Lucella Frye. He was named for
Lucius Freeman for many years the town clerk in the town of Waterford. Mr.
Frye's father was for many years town clerk in the town of Concord. His
brother, Clinton G. Frye, now deputy county clerk of Caledonia county, St. Johnsbury. was also
born in Concord, as was their half-sister, Jennie A. Gilbert, who died in San
Diego, California, some twenty years ago. After the death of Mr. Frye's father,
his mother married Albro F. Nichols, then practicing
law in Concord, and later the family moved to St. Johnsbury, and Mr. Frye has
since made his home on Mt. Pleasant Street, his home. Mr. Frye graduated from
St. Johnsbury Academy in the class of 1890, after which he spent a year in
Denver, Colorado. After a thorough course in watchmaking in Waltham, Mass., he
entered the jewelry store of the late Thad. M. Spencer, where he remained for a
long time, becoming exceptionally well skilled in all branches of the business
under Mr. Spencer's supervision who was one of the leading jewelers in northern
Vermont in his day. Shortly before Mr. Spencer retired from business, Mr. Frye branched
out for himself, locating first on Eastern Avenue, and later at 87 Railroad
Street, where he had a well-selected, up-to-date stock and did a large business
in repairing. Mr. Frye was a skilled workman, painstaking and faithful in his work,
and had built up a profitable business. He was never married. He was a man of
quiet, sorbed in his work, but was a great lover of his
home and its dear ones, and his friendships were warm and sincere, and those who
know him best will find that his death has caused a great loss in their lives that
time cannot efface. The funeral will be from the house Sunday afternoon at 2:30,
Rev. F. B. Richards officiating, with interment at Mt. Pleasant cemetery.
afternoon at his home in Lincoln, N. H., funeral services were held for Charles B. Henry, a member of the former well-known firm of
J. E. Henry and Sons paper company. He was pleasantly
known in St. Johnsbury. Mr. Henry was the son of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Henry
and was born in Woodsville, N. H., Feb. 24, 1875. He
is survived by his wife, who was the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. T. E. Sanger of
Littleton, one daughter, his aged mother, and two brothers and two sisters.
Mrs. Mary Home, formerly of St. Johnsbury, died Thursday
at her home in Lowell, Mass. She was the mother of Miss Winnifred Home whose
school days were spent at St. Johnsbury academy. The body will be brought here
Saturday afternoon and prayers will be said in the Mt. Pleasant cemetery.
Burial will be there in the family lot. Mrs. Home was a member of the North
Congregational church and had many warm friends in St. Johnsbury.
Alba Markey officiated at the funeral of Frank Proctor at
Miles Pond Wednesday. Frank Proctor passed away at his home in Miles Pond,
Monday after a long illness. The services were held from the home Wednesday
afternoon, interment at Franklin, N. H. He is survived by his widow and one
son, George Proctor of Boston. Mr. Proctor accompanied the remains to Franklin.
Bert Greniev, aged
43, was instantly killed Thursday afternoon when a big rock fell against him
while at work in the tale mines in Moretown, near
Hitchcock Dies at Newport
Mrs. C. P. Hitchcock, sixty-five years of age,
died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. O. L. Kelley of Newport Thursday
afternoon at three o'clock. She had been ill for eleven months and death was
due to complication of troubles. Funeral services have not as yet been arranged,
but interment will be at North Troy. Mrs. Hitchcock was born in Bakersfield in 18?7 and after her marriage
to C. V. Hitchcock of Westfield. Nearly
all of her life was spent in North Troy. She leaves, besides her daughter, Mrs.
O. L. Kelley of Derby Center, a son, Clayton D. Hitchcock of New Britain,
Conn., and a sister, Mrs. Nettie Burt of Lunenburg. She was a faithful and
devoted member of the Congregational church in North Troy for more than thirty
years, and her life was full of kind deeds for others. Amid the cares of a bus
life she always found time for sympathy and neighborly kindness.
December 30, 1922
GEORGE A. LEWIS DIES SUDDENLY IN DERBY CENTER
Death of Owner of Derby Garage Is Shock to Community
George A. Lewis a well-known and much respected citizen of Derby Center, died
at half past nine o'clock Friday morning
of cerebral hemorrhage, Funeral services have been arranged for Monday at one
o'clock at the Methodist church, Rev. Milo F. Eddy officiating. Burial will be
in the village cemetery in Derby Center.
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A. Lewis Dies In Derby Center
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Mr. Lewis' death comes as a great shock to his family and to his many friends
in the community. He had enjoyed his
usual health and retired Thursday night apparently perfectly well. About
midnight, he complained of intense pain in the head and severe nausea, which
continued until four o'clock when he relapsed into an unconscious state passing
away at nine-thirty. He leaves beside- his wife, Mrs. Lewis, two sons, Arthur,
seventeen years of age, and Harold, aged thirteen. Also two
brothers, Amasa Lewis of Goffstown, N. H. and Stillman Lewis, who is in Dakota. He was forty-two
years old, a faithful attendant and supporter of the Methodist church and as
the owner of the Derby garage, he was known to many of
the traveling public and liked for his genial kindly manner.
AND FOUR CHILDREN KILLED SYRACUSE, N Y., Dec. 31
Mrs. Katherine R. Simons and her four little
children were found dead at their home on Reed Ave. early today, death being
caused by gas poisoning. The woman's husband was completely unbalanced by the
accident and was taken to the hospital. A gas water heater and two jets of the
gas range in the kitchen were still burning and on the stove there was a
percolator of coffee and a plate of beans, indicating that the family had been
preparing a meal when they were overcome by the gas.
The body of Mrs. Mary Horne, a
former resident of St. Johnsbury who died Thursday at her home in Lowell. Mass., will be here Saturday for burial. A short funeral service
will be held at the Calderwood undertaking rooms Sunday morning at 9:30 AM.
Burial will be in the family lot in Mt. Pleasant cemetery.
Funeral services for Mrs. B. W. Tillett
will be held Sunday after noon at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. H.
Kittredge, 106 Portland Street. Mrs. Tillett died at
her home in Norwich, Conn.
services for Mrs. D. W. Jenness
were held Friday after noon at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Smith, Pearl
Street, the Rev. George W. Scudder officiating. There was a large attendance of
Mrs. Stowe, of North Ave., who suffered a shock a few
days ago, lies in a very critical condition, with small hope of recovery. Mrs.
Stowe is a lady of advanced years, having passed her eighty second birthday.
Hitchcock Dies at Newport
Mrs. C. P. Hitchcock, sixty-five years of age,
died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. O. L. Kelley of Newport Thursday
afternoon at three o'clock. She had been ill for eleven months and death was
due to complication of troubles. Funeral services have not as yet been
arranged, but interment will be at North Troy. Mrs. Hitchcock was born in
Bakersfield in 18?7 and after her marriage to C. V.
Hitchcock of Westfield. Nearly all of
her life was spent in North Troy. She leaves, besides her daughter, Mrs. O. L.
Kelley of Derby Center, a son, Clayton D. Hitchcock of New Britain, Conn., and
a sister, Mrs. Nettie Burt of Lunenburg. She was a faithful and devoted member
of the Congregational church in North Troy for more than thirty years, and her
life was full of kind deeds for others. Amid the cares of a bus life she always
found time for sympathy and neighborly kindness.
Mrs. Henry Howard of 35 Cliff Street died this morning at
nine o'clock following an illness of grip which terminated in pneumonia.
Funeral arrangements are awaiting the arrival of Mr. and Mrs. Howard's only
daughter, Mrs. William Gilbert of Bennington who is with Mr. Gilbert and their
son, Henry Gilbert in Dayton, Ohio. A telegram was sent this morning to Mrs.
Gilbert announcing her mother's death.