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February 17, 1982.The Journal Opinion-Page 7 !BIRTHS Services held for Clifford D.ar.lina, XbO It N Nj, r S GROTON--IT'SABOYIMr. and 20 veal" Groton road comnussloner Timothy Sanville of Groton GROTON--Thewell-attended Burlington, Enosburg Falls, construction company, are the parents of a new baby funeral service for Clifford C. Wells River, Montpelier, primarily building roads and boy, Aaron Kendon, born on Darling, 63, was held at 2 p.m., Barre, Woodsy{lie and landscaping. At one time, he Feb. 3 weighing seven pounds Jan. 27 in the Ricker Funeral Enfield, N.H., and Quebec. owned and operated the o.l,.,.tSd,l JmdVml, V..,,.,,t and three and one quarter Home, Woodsville, N.H. Born Oct. 30, 1918 in Groton, Groton Garage and raised ounces at Cottage Hospital in The Rev. Mark Demers, he was son of Calvin and Zoa beef cattle for a few years. He 1st many it Oxbow High School accepted to z, technical schools, or to further after high The names of the who have been ac- thus far are listed adjacent to the (s) to which they have Oliver-- Champlain University of Kansas State University of UniVersity of University. Carson-- University Jaeobs Marietta Gendron-- Vermont Fisher Junior age-- Vermont Vermont College, New Technical Pike-- Vermont Lyndon La Salle ollege. Castleton Lyndon State Johnson Fath'erley_ Dobbins.._ Franklin University of University of Brooks-. McConnell Vermont College, Champlain University University of University of Johnson Rogers Lyndon MeConnell American Carbee.._ Castletoa Westbrook iw ................ JUDY AUGtPTIN[ $ sH ................... Ut FMNIM MARISA FATHERLEY KATHERINE HARTLEY LESLIE KASPRZAK BETHANNE WRIGHT PketqFker .... ..... KRISTIN HERMAN Jlvisw ............... ARNOLD SHIELDS Oxbow) on February 17; and Union-32 (U-32) at Oxbow, on February 19 (Oxbow defeated U-32 52-51 on Feb. 5, 1982, in Montpelier, the game in which Senior guard Ron Huntington sank his 1000th career point.) Ron Huntington part of the reason the Junior High is doing so well is that they are starting out early in training at being in com- petition. Chris Haviland, Flax said, is a "mature fencer with much promise." Sheri Ilsley is a "strong" fencer also. The Varsity and Junior Varsity fencers are also showing progress. Barbara Carson, senior, is ready to fence "anywhere at anytime," Flax said. The fencers have improved their skills a lot. Lisa Kulikowski, freshman, showed quite a change in the St. John's meet. "She was very aggressive," Flax said. Sweet Pea Hoots has "im- proved her skills dramatically," in the past year. Joanne Hardy is a very spirited part of the team. The Oxbow High School Fencers are: Varsity Seniors -- John Grow-Captain, Rex Burroughs, Sheri Morgan, Barbara Carson, and Junior, Jason Ansley. Junior Varsity -- Juniors -- Joanne Hardy, Tim Grow, and Freshmen -- Lisa Kulikowski, and Sweet Pea Hoots. Junior High -- Eighth grade -- Steve Ertle-Captain, Chris Haviland, Robbie Gilson, 10O0Points Keith Stockwell, Robert Made in Basketball Urquhart, and seventh grade Ran Huntington, a senior at _ Geoff Haas, Michael Oxbow High School and Hammond, and Aaron captain of the Varsity Richards. Basketball team scored his The team also has a 1000th point on Friday, Feb. 5, member from the Bradford 1982. Elementary School through Huntington made this shot the Gifted and Talented at an away game with U32 program. His name is John cngers. It was in the third Joe Hadley, a third grader at quarter when he made the the elementaryschool. jump shot that racked up the Varsity and Junior Varsity 1000th point. When asked how he felt at that time, Huntington replied that he was "relieved and excited at the same time. I've been thinking about it ever since Junior High." Huntington is only the second player in Oxbow Basketball history to score I000 points. The first player was Steve Ward in 1976. fencers will fence with the Dartmouth Community Club on Thursday, February 11 in Hanover. On Feb. 27 all of the fencers will fence with Con- cord-Carlyle Prep School from Concord, Mass. at Oxbow High School. Original Fencing Members Of the original fencing team members, only four students rkham Vermont students have into the students names to the ser- Vermont Vermont States lerson United United States Vermont United States rsity High School Basketball season is down. A of Oxbow has 2O '81-'82 season. currently and seven obtained the of vic- e' more) Oxbow post-season March 1, 2 Oxbow squad PUBLIC NOTICE James who or where the plaee. to by Huntington, David Stever, and Charlie (at Tim Grow and Joyce Putnam All-State are left. These people are Rex The results of the All-State Burroughs, Shori Morgan, try-outs were released on Barbara Carson, and Jason Monday, Feb. 8. Two students Ansley. This year the team have been selected to will be losing three of the four represent Oxbow High School students of the original team in the All-State Music Festival members because they will be on May 5, 6, 7, 8, in Rutland, graduating. Vt. Joyce Putnam will be Although Fencing started at playing flute in the Concert Oxbow during the 1977-78 Band and Tim Grow will be school year, it was not playing trumpet in the Jazz awarded intramural status Ensemble. until the 1978-79 school year. In these first few years it was very hard to find schools with which to compete. Part of the progress of the fencing squad, Nessa Flax, coach of the team, said is due to the fact that "there is more competition" and the students are starting out training in competition. Another reason is because "I am a better coach." In the first few years, Flax was learning how to coach and since Flax has made the transition from NESSA FLAX fencer to coach students are Fencing Coach responding better and working harder. Food Service Fencing Pare Hatch, senior student The Oxbow High School at Oxbow High School and Fencing team went to Dan- student of the vocational Food vers, Mass. on Saturday, Jan. Service Class says that she 23 to fence against St. John's "enjoys" it. Hatch picked this Prep School. In the Oxbow vocational course for "the team, the junior high fencers experience in cooking. Making were really "outstanding." the meals for, senior citizens is Rebbie Gilson, eighth grade, the best part. only "{0st one bout" in what Lance Pushee, junior at was "his first meet." Coach, Oxbow High School and Nessa Flax was very pleased student of the vocational food with the fencers performance service class says that he took in this meet. Flax said that the class to "learn how to cook." Pushee would like to be :  a cook in the Air Force. Panel Discussion The centennial of the birth : of Frankiyn Roosevelt was HELPING THE CAUSE-- The hill more (at least in this instant) than the skier luck next time! observed by a panel discussion on Friday, Jan. 29th. This discussion was led by nembers of the Oxbow Humanities Department. Topics which were discussed included, "FDR- The Man," "The Depression and the New Deal," "FDR The War Leader," and "Historians View FDR." Due to the success of the Franklin Roosevelt panel discussion, the humanities department has decided to plan another discussion for the Spring. This day would deal Woodsy{lie. NEW BABY GIRL CORINTH-- Mr. and Mrs. Burton Young of Corinth are the parents of a new baby girl, Katie Jean, born on Feb. 3 weighing six pounds and 13 ounces at Cottage Hospital in Woodsville. NEW SON ARRIVES THETFORD CTR. -- Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Agnali of Thetford Center, are the parents of a new baby boy, Matthew Rodney, born on Jan. 29 at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital in Lebanon, N.H. NEW BABY GIRL NORWICH-- Mr. and Mrs. John Lique of Norwich, are the parents of a new baby girl, Heather Lynn, born on Jan. 28 at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital in Lebanon, N.H. DAUGHTER ARRIVES BRADFORD-- Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Brainerd of Brad- ford, are the parents of a new baby girl, Amanda Leybourne, born on Feb. 6 at Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital. NEW SON ARRIVES THETFORD-- Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Jones of Thetford, are the parents of a new baby boy, Jonathan Craig, born on Feb. 5 at Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital. __.it.a==....__ NEW BABY GIRL BRADFORD-- Mr, and Mrs. Stuart Bean of Bradford are the Parents of a new baby girl, weighing eight pounds and four o6nces, born on Feb. 4 at Cottage Hospital in Wood- sville. NEW BABY GIRL CHELSEA-- Mr. and Mrs. Donald A. Coburn Jr. of Chelsea, are the parents of a new baby girl, born on Feb. 4 at the Gifford Memorial Hospital in Randolph. pastor of the Groton United Methodist Church, officiated. Mr. Darling died Jan. 25 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in White River Junction. Since Oct. 11, 1981, with the exception of a week in November and January, he had been a patient at the VA hospitals in White River Junction and W. Roxbury, Mass. Relatives and friends at- tended from Groton, Ryegate, White River Junction, Har- tland, Hartford, Topsham, (Page) Darling. He graduated from Groton High School in 1936. He had worked at a variety of jobs during the depression years. From 1941-1945, he served in the U.S. Army Tank Corps in the Pacific Theater, seeing action in the Philip- pines. After discharge, he worked as a logger. In the early 1950s, he was elected Groton town road commissioner, serving more than 20 years. He also owned and operated his own Virginia Autenrieth had lived in Wentworth WENTWORTH-- Funeral She is survived by a sister, services were held Thursday afternoon at the Mayhew Funeral Home in Plymouth for Mrs. Virginia Autenrieth who died Saturday at the North Country Rehabiliation Center in Franconia. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Mrs. Autenrieth had resided in Wentworth 22 years. Mrs. Amelia Cuirs of Malvern, N.Y. and several nieces and nephews. The Reverent Frank Thomas, former pastor of the Wentworth Congregational Church officiated. Burial will be in Foster Cemetery, Rumney, in the spring. Ruthe Russ was a retired teacher W. FAIRLEE-- Ruthe She was born in W. Fairlee, Rebecca Russ, passed away at the Brookside Nursing Home, Feb. 14, after being an invalid for many years. Change of hours for St. Jay license exam ST. JOHNSBURY-- The Commissioner of Motor Vehicles, William H Conway, Jr. has announced a change in hours of operation of the St. Johnsbury driver license examination station. Effective Feb. 8, 1982, the office will only be open on Tuesday and Thursday from 7:45 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 12:45 p.m. to 4:30p.m. The same type of service to {he public will be provided, said Conway. There is no change of telephone number; however, when calls are placed to 748-9037, they will be answered at the Motor Vehicle Department in Montpelier. CORINTH (continued from page S) Friedrich {Fritz) Gross, a Dr. Larry Egbert, a summer resident here, has professor at the Southwestern been called to Zurich, Swit- Medical School in Dallas, zerland due to the serious Texas lectured at the VA illness of his father. Hospital in White River Jct., Tom and Billy Seidel of Friday, Feb. 5. While in Georgetown, Mass., were Vermont, he spent the weekend visitors of Peter weekend with Susi and Jack Crawford and wife Holly. Learmonth. For many years Susi and Dr. Egbert worked together at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Mr. and Mrs. Philip E, CORINTH mmmmwm Crawford of Westfield, Conn. visited his son and wife, Peter and Holly Young Crawfo, last weekend. Tom Watkins, who is vacationing in San Diego, Calif., informs his neighbors he has been visiting Disneyland and basking in the sun on the beaches there. We understand he has acquired quite a painful sunburn. NO sympathy is extended to Tom at this time. Word has been received that with a significant current , , , ,, ellaKnapp 439-576Z Bridal Shower A surprise bridal shower was held Jan. 30 for Miss Sandra Kennedy at the home of Mrs. Irene Starace in Bradford. Her fiance, Frank Furman, helped to open the many beautiful gifts. A buffet was enjoyed by the forty-four relatives and friends who attended. A March 13 wedding is planned. Town Topics Dr. and Mrs. Leon Fay of event. Madison, Va. who will he The panel has also agreed to coming here about June 1 to meet in the event of any practice medicine at the national or international Valley Health Center were happening which they feel here Feb. 5 to look at houses merits discuasion, that were available for pur- Said Larry Coffin, a chase or rent. member of the panel, "This is Clark Holland, Donald a valuable,experience for all Harding and Richard Denton, of the classes from junior high all of Medfield, Ma. were to seniors. It's important for overnight guests Feb. 4 of the students to hear different Clark's parents, Mr. and Mrs. points of view. The first Bert Holland, and went discussion proved to be a snowmobiling the following successful sharing time. We'd day. like to continue." Thomas Lund returned Winter Carnival home from the Central Ver- Student Council adviser mont Hospital Jan. 30 after Larry Coffin has deemed the being a patient at C.V.H. and 1982 Winter Carnival a suc- at the Vermont Medical cess. It was well organized Center in Burlington for six and participation was high in weeks for a blood infection. most classes. ' New Daughter Arrives For the first time in Oxbow Mr. and Mrs. Burton Young, history the senior class won Jr. are the parents of a the carnival. The class of 1982 daughter, Katie Jean, born accumulated the most points in events and spirit awards. The Senior Class accredits their victory to the superb leadership of their president, Buck Emerson. The eight grade followed the seniors in points. Sophomores, fresh- men, 7th grade, and Juniors placed respectively. Feb. 3 at the Cottage Hospital in Wondsville, N.H. More Area News Mr. and Mrs. Fred White, their daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Mar{no who are moving soon to Racine, Wis. were Sunday guests of the White's son and family, Rev. and Mrs. Richard White. The days events were The Steeple lighting for this followed by a dance at 8:00 week is given in memory of p.m. The theme for the dance Henry Metcalf by his wife, was, "It's Better In the Marjorie. Bahamas" and the cafeteria The altar flowers were was decorated in waves and given in memory of' John palm trees. "Captive" was the Williams by his friend, name of the band. Eugene Eastman. Vt., March 8, 1917, fourth child of May (Morse) and Albert Jackson Russ. She was educated at the West Fairlee Public School, graduated from Thetford Academy and Lyndon Teacher's College. She taught school for several years in Thefford, followed by two years in New Mexico and she returned to teach in Thetford until 1953 when she retired due to ar- thritis. She was a member of the West Fairlee Center Congregational Church, Community Club and was granted life membership to the Lake Fairlee Chapter O.E.S. Ruthe is survived by several neices and nephews and many cousins. Memorial service was held at West Fairlee Center Congregational Church Tuesday with burial at the Post Mills Cemetery in the spring. In lieu of flowers, a donation in her memory to the West Fairlee Center Congregational Church would be appreciated. In care of Fred G. Cook, Ely, Vt. retired in 1975 due to illness. During retirement, he pur- sued his interests of deer and coon hunting, ice and deep sea fishing, and landscaping his property. He was also an antique car enthusiast and a member of the Woodsville (N.H.) VFW Post. He married Sheila (French) Beamis in Plymouth, N.H., Oct. 18, 1949. They resided for 32 years at the Darling family home where he was born. Besides his widow, he leaves a son, Glenn, Grotou; two daughters, Vicki and Shirley Beamis, also Groton; four brothers, Harold, Greton; Perley, White River Junction, Cleason, Enfield, N.H., and Deiton, S. Ryegate; three sisters, Arlene Webster, Hartland; Viola Whitcomb, Hartford and Beatrice Emerson, Groton; two granddaughters, Ginger and Tracy Pierce, Groton; an uncle, Deivin Page, Ryegate; nieces and nephews. Cremation took place. A family memorial service to scatter the ashes will be held in the spring. I Obituaries nesday, Feb. 10 at the Lit- tleton Hospital after a long illness. She was born in Benton and lived in Wondsville since 1972. Mrs. Langill was a member of the Hillsborough Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband, Clarence H. of Harvey Mackie dies after lon00 WELLS RIVER-- Harvey Dale Powers of E. Ryegate, Mackie, 60, died Friday, Feb. Mrs. Frank (Sharon) Drew, 5 at the Veterans' Hospital in Woodsville, Mrs. Harry White River Jet., Vt. after a (Sandra) Cushing, Newbury, long illness. Eugene Winchester, W. Born in Lisbon, N.H., May Chesterfield, NH., Mrs. 12, t921, he was the son of Earl James (Ida) Robinson, and Annie Kitridge Mackie. Swiftwater, N.H. and Mrs. He attended Lisbon public Frederic (Margaret) Hatch, schools. Lebanon, N.H.; brothers Mr. Mackie was employed Wilfred McPherson, W. by Sugar Hill Furniture, Burke, Earl Jack{e, N. Lisbon, until he retired in 1977 Montpelier, L. John Mack{e, because of ill health. Lisbon, N.H., sisters Emma A veteran of World War II, Bowen, Lisbon, N.H., Lillian he served in the European Champagne, Kansas, Virginia Theater with Company B, 25th Dow Newel, Littleton. A Anti-tank Battalion, and was brother, William Mackie and held prisoner of war in Ger- sisters Ila and Sadie many until his release in 1945. predeceased him. He was a member of the Funeral services will be Church of Jesus Christ of private at the convenience of Latter Day Saints and a past the family. Burial will be at member of the American the Grove Hill Cemetery in Legion and the Veteran's of Lisbon, N.H. Foreign Wars. If friends should desire, He is survived by his wife contributions may be made in Mattie (Wilson) Mackie of Mr. Mackie's memory to the Wells River, a son Harvey Jr. Cottage Hospital Volunteer of San Francisco, Calif., Ambulance Corps., Wood- stepchildren Gary Powers, sville, N.H. Albert Robinson dies at 86 POST MILI-- Alfred C. Robinson, 86, died Sunday, Feb. 14 in Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital in Hanover, N.H. He was born in W. Fairlee Sept. 9, 1895, son of Charles H. and Rosezilla (Stevens) Robinson. His mother died at his birth. His life was spent in the Post Mills area. He was sexton of Post Mills cemetery for more than 40 years. Survivors include his wife JEFFERSONVILLE -- Philip Hughes Whitcomb, 36, of Bakersfield Road passed away Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Central Vermont Hospital in Berlin. He was born Oct. 15, 1945, in Brattleboro, son of Fay and Virginia (Hughes) Whitcomb. He was a former Peace Corps and four children, Mrs. Church. Burial will be at a Lawrence (Rose Katherine) later date in the Post Mills Cummings, Kenneth Robinson cemetery. of Post Mills, Mrs. Milo Contributions in lieu of (Florence) Winters of flowers may be made to the Williamstown and Mrs. American Cancer Society, Donald (Nina) Stewart Jr. of Vermont Division, 13 Lnomis Castine, Me.; 13 grand- St., Montpelier; or the Post children and three great- Mills Cemetery Association, grandchildren. [dentical twins care of Arthur Shepp, Post died in infancy.. Mills. Funeral services will be Godfrey's Funeral Home in held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the West Fairlee Center is in Post Mills Congregational charge of the arrangements. Phih'v Whiw00mb dies at 36 Elizabeth Whitcomb, and a chard, James Leach and son, Frederick G. Whitcomb, Kendal Holden. both at home; his parents, Spring interment will be at Fay and Virginia Whitcomb of the Enosburg Center Swanton; a brother, John G. Cemetery. For those who Whitcomb of Sante Fe, N.M.; wish, memorial contributions several nieces and nephews, may be made either to the Services were held Tuesday Second Congregational at 2 p.m. in the Second Church, in care of Mrs. Congregational Church in Lorraine Wells, treasurer, volunteer, serving in Ethiopia, Jeffersonville with the Revs. Jeffersonville, Vt., or to the and was a teacher at the Charles PurintonandBarbara American Cancer Society, .Browns River Middle School Allen officiating. Vermont DL='sion, 13 Loomis m, Udehill,. He w.as a Jearers were. Robert St., Moelie,.Arrangement member of the Second' Eles, Arnold Jacobs, are by Lucien and Carol Congregational Church and William Ward, Scott Blan-Hayes. Warner Lodge 50, F&AM, both inJeffersonville. Helen Allan had Mr. Whitcomb leaves his wife, Mrs. Patricia (Cor- coran) Whiteomb of Jef- lived in Fairlee fersonville; a daughter, Erin Josephine K. Langill, 68, dies after long illness WOODSVILLE -- Josephine Woodsville; a son, Winthrop K. Langill, 68, died Wed-H. Langill of New London; three daughters, Anita H. and Jean K., both of Woodaville, and Lynda M. of Claremont; three grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Pillsbury Funeral Home in Lisbon. Burial will be in the Landaff Center Cemetery at a later date. Dairvmen are invited to Agri-Mark meetin00 ST. JOHNSBURY--and hear reports on Dairymen in the Northeast the progress of their cooperative from Agri-Mark's management and elected leaders. In addition, elections for various Agri-Mark offices will be held and each member is encouraged to participate in the election process. Routhier notes that lunch will be served at noon. Don't forget Agri-Mark's Region 15 annual meeting on Feb. 26, 1982 at the Lincoln Inn in St. Johnsbury, Vt. OXBOW SCHOOL BOARD BRADFORD-- The Union High School District No. 30 School Board will meet on Thursday, Feb. 18 at Oxbow High School. The meeting will also serve as the district's school budget hearing and will begin at 7:30 p.m. INTERESTING FACT Each human eyelash lasts about 150 days. who are members of Agri- Mark, Inc., New England's largest milk marketing cooperative, are marking their calendars for their an- nual regional membership meetings. Bernard Routhier, a local dairy farmer from N. Strat- ford, N.H. and director of Agri-Mark's Region 15, has announced that the meeting in his region will be held next week on Friday, Feb 26, 1982 at 11:00 a.m. at the Lincoln Inn in St. Johnsbury, Vt. In his announcement, Routhier noted that the Region 15 meeting is the annual business session for Agri-Mark members and any other interested dairymen in parts of the Vermont counties, of Caledonia, Essex, Orange and Washington and Coos county and part of Grafton county in New Hampshire. All Agri-Mark members in the region are urged to attend A&W ARTESIAN WELL CO. 'since 1930 IMx 175, Leblm, HJI. I-II02-295-5112 Fr**00 FREEMONT, N.H.-- Helen Conn., Peter Allan of Ham- Kearney Allan of Fairlee, wife pton Falls, N.H.; grand- of the late Kenneth D. Allan daughters Patricia L. Allan of died on Feb. 6. Mrs. Allan is survived by her sons Richard Allan of Fairlee and Cheshire, Conn. and Kenneth D. Allan Jr. of Hampton Falls, N.H. ; grandsons Gregory P. Allan of Pacific Palisades, Calif., Douglas K. Allan of Cheshire, Pacific Palisades, Calif., and Susanne H. Allan of Radford, Va. A private family service was held on Feb. 9 at Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla, N.Y. A memorial service will be held at Lake Morey in Fairlee in July. NOTICE! NO AUCTION AT THE EAST THETFORD COMMISSION SALES BARN IN EAST THETFOPOD, VT. ON MONDAY--FEBRUARY 22. SEE YOU THE FOLLOWING MONDAY. C,W. GRAY & SONS, INC. EAST MTFORD, VT. 785-4348 OR 785-2161 NOTICE To the Residents in the Town of Piermont, N.H. A public hearing will be held on February 23, 1982 at 8:00 P.M. at the Town Hall to hear testimony on the proposed use of 'Revenue Sharing Funds. All eitizous will have the op- portunity to give written and oral comment on the possible uses of such funds. Selectmen, Town of Plermeat February 17, 1982.The Journal Opinion-Page 7 !BIRTHS Services held for Clifford D.ar.lina, XbO It N Nj, r S GROTON--IT'SABOYIMr. and 20 veal" Groton road comnussloner Timothy Sanville of Groton GROTON--Thewell-attended Burlington, Enosburg Falls, construction company, are the parents of a new baby funeral service for Clifford C. Wells River, Montpelier, primarily building roads and boy, Aaron Kendon, born on Darling, 63, was held at 2 p.m., Barre, Woodsy{lie and landscaping. At one time, he Feb. 3 weighing seven pounds Jan. 27 in the Ricker Funeral Enfield, N.H., and Quebec. owned and operated the o.l,.,.tSd,l JmdVml, V..,,.,,t and three and one quarter Home, Woodsville, N.H. Born Oct. 30, 1918 in Groton, Groton Garage and raised ounces at Cottage Hospital in The Rev. Mark Demers, he was son of Calvin and Zoa beef cattle for a few years. He 1st many it Oxbow High School accepted to z, technical schools, or to further after high The names of the who have been ac- thus far are listed adjacent to the (s) to which they have Oliver-- Champlain University of Kansas State University of UniVersity of University. Carson-- University Jaeobs Marietta Gendron-- Vermont Fisher Junior age-- Vermont Vermont College, New Technical Pike-- Vermont Lyndon La Salle ollege. Castleton Lyndon State Johnson Fath'erley_ Dobbins.._ Franklin University of University of Brooks-. McConnell Vermont College, Champlain University University of University of Johnson Rogers Lyndon MeConnell American Carbee.._ Castletoa Westbrook iw ................ JUDY AUGtPTIN[ $ sH ................... Ut FMNIM MARISA FATHERLEY KATHERINE HARTLEY LESLIE KASPRZAK BETHANNE WRIGHT PketqFker .... ..... KRISTIN HERMAN Jlvisw ............... ARNOLD SHIELDS Oxbow) on February 17; and Union-32 (U-32) at Oxbow, on February 19 (Oxbow defeated U-32 52-51 on Feb. 5, 1982, in Montpelier, the game in which Senior guard Ron Huntington sank his 1000th career point.) Ron Huntington part of the reason the Junior High is doing so well is that they are starting out early in training at being in com- petition. Chris Haviland, Flax said, is a "mature fencer with much promise." Sheri Ilsley is a "strong" fencer also. The Varsity and Junior Varsity fencers are also showing progress. Barbara Carson, senior, is ready to fence "anywhere at anytime," Flax said. The fencers have improved their skills a lot. Lisa Kulikowski, freshman, showed quite a change in the St. John's meet. "She was very aggressive," Flax said. Sweet Pea Hoots has "im- proved her skills dramatically," in the past year. Joanne Hardy is a very spirited part of the team. The Oxbow High School Fencers are: Varsity Seniors -- John Grow-Captain, Rex Burroughs, Sheri Morgan, Barbara Carson, and Junior, Jason Ansley. Junior Varsity -- Juniors -- Joanne Hardy, Tim Grow, and Freshmen -- Lisa Kulikowski, and Sweet Pea Hoots. Junior High -- Eighth grade -- Steve Ertle-Captain, Chris Haviland, Robbie Gilson, 10O0Points Keith Stockwell, Robert Made in Basketball Urquhart, and seventh grade Ran Huntington, a senior at _ Geoff Haas, Michael Oxbow High School and Hammond, and Aaron captain of the Varsity Richards. Basketball team scored his The team also has a 1000th point on Friday, Feb. 5, member from the Bradford 1982. Elementary School through Huntington made this shot the Gifted and Talented at an away game with U32 program. His name is John cngers. It was in the third Joe Hadley, a third grader at quarter when he made the the elementaryschool. jump shot that racked up the Varsity and Junior Varsity 1000th point. When asked how he felt at that time, Huntington replied that he was "relieved and excited at the same time. I've been thinking about it ever since Junior High." Huntington is only the second player in Oxbow Basketball history to score I000 points. The first player was Steve Ward in 1976. fencers will fence with the Dartmouth Community Club on Thursday, February 11 in Hanover. On Feb. 27 all of the fencers will fence with Con- cord-Carlyle Prep School from Concord, Mass. at Oxbow High School. Original Fencing Members Of the original fencing team members, only four students rkham Vermont students have into the students names to the ser- Vermont Vermont States lerson United United States Vermont United States rsity High School Basketball season is down. A of Oxbow has 2O '81-'82 season. currently and seven obtained the of vic- e' more) Oxbow post-season March 1, 2 Oxbow squad PUBLIC NOTICE James who or where the plaee. to by Huntington, David Stever, and Charlie (at Tim Grow and Joyce Putnam All-State are left. These people are Rex The results of the All-State Burroughs, Shori Morgan, try-outs were released on Barbara Carson, and Jason Monday, Feb. 8. Two students Ansley. This year the team have been selected to will be losing three of the four represent Oxbow High School students of the original team in the All-State Music Festival members because they will be on May 5, 6, 7, 8, in Rutland, graduating. Vt. Joyce Putnam will be Although Fencing started at playing flute in the Concert Oxbow during the 1977-78 Band and Tim Grow will be school year, it was not playing trumpet in the Jazz awarded intramural status Ensemble. until the 1978-79 school year. In these first few years it was very hard to find schools with which to compete. Part of the progress of the fencing squad, Nessa Flax, coach of the team, said is due to the fact that "there is more competition" and the students are starting out training in competition. Another reason is because "I am a better coach." In the first few years, Flax was learning how to coach and since Flax has made the transition from NESSA FLAX fencer to coach students are Fencing Coach responding better and working harder. Food Service Fencing Pare Hatch, senior student The Oxbow High School at Oxbow High School and Fencing team went to Dan- student of the vocational Food vers, Mass. on Saturday, Jan. Service Class says that she 23 to fence against St. John's "enjoys" it. Hatch picked this Prep School. In the Oxbow vocational course for "the team, the junior high fencers experience in cooking. Making were really "outstanding." the meals for, senior citizens is Rebbie Gilson, eighth grade, the best part. only "{0st one bout" in what Lance Pushee, junior at was "his first meet." Coach, Oxbow High School and Nessa Flax was very pleased student of the vocational food with the fencers performance service class says that he took in this meet. Flax said that the class to "learn how to cook." Pushee would like to be :  a cook in the Air Force. Panel Discussion The centennial of the birth : of Frankiyn Roosevelt was HELPING THE CAUSE-- The hill more (at least in this instant) than the skier luck next time! observed by a panel discussion on Friday, Jan. 29th. This discussion was led by nembers of the Oxbow Humanities Department. Topics which were discussed included, "FDR- The Man," "The Depression and the New Deal," "FDR The War Leader," and "Historians View FDR." Due to the success of the Franklin Roosevelt panel discussion, the humanities department has decided to plan another discussion for the Spring. This day would deal Woodsy{lie. NEW BABY GIRL CORINTH-- Mr. and Mrs. Burton Young of Corinth are the parents of a new baby girl, Katie Jean, born on Feb. 3 weighing six pounds and 13 ounces at Cottage Hospital in Woodsville. NEW SON ARRIVES THETFORD CTR. -- Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Agnali of Thetford Center, are the parents of a new baby boy, Matthew Rodney, born on Jan. 29 at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital in Lebanon, N.H. NEW BABY GIRL NORWICH-- Mr. and Mrs. John Lique of Norwich, are the parents of a new baby girl, Heather Lynn, born on Jan. 28 at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital in Lebanon, N.H. DAUGHTER ARRIVES BRADFORD-- Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Brainerd of Brad- ford, are the parents of a new baby girl, Amanda Leybourne, born on Feb. 6 at Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital. NEW SON ARRIVES THETFORD-- Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Jones of Thetford, are the parents of a new baby boy, Jonathan Craig, born on Feb. 5 at Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital. __.it.a==....__ NEW BABY GIRL BRADFORD-- Mr, and Mrs. Stuart Bean of Bradford are the Parents of a new baby girl, weighing eight pounds and four o6nces, born on Feb. 4 at Cottage Hospital in Wood- sville. NEW BABY GIRL CHELSEA-- Mr. and Mrs. Donald A. Coburn Jr. of Chelsea, are the parents of a new baby girl, born on Feb. 4 at the Gifford Memorial Hospital in Randolph. pastor of the Groton United Methodist Church, officiated. Mr. Darling died Jan. 25 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in White River Junction. Since Oct. 11, 1981, with the exception of a week in November and January, he had been a patient at the VA hospitals in White River Junction and W. Roxbury, Mass. Relatives and friends at- tended from Groton, Ryegate, White River Junction, Har- tland, Hartford, Topsham, (Page) Darling. He graduated from Groton High School in 1936. He had worked at a variety of jobs during the depression years. From 1941-1945, he served in the U.S. Army Tank Corps in the Pacific Theater, seeing action in the Philip- pines. After discharge, he worked as a logger. In the early 1950s, he was elected Groton town road commissioner, serving more than 20 years. He also owned and operated his own Virginia Autenrieth had lived in Wentworth WENTWORTH-- Funeral She is survived by a sister, services were held Thursday afternoon at the Mayhew Funeral Home in Plymouth for Mrs. Virginia Autenrieth who died Saturday at the North Country Rehabiliation Center in Franconia. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Mrs. Autenrieth had resided in Wentworth 22 years. Mrs. Amelia Cuirs of Malvern, N.Y. and several nieces and nephews. The Reverent Frank Thomas, former pastor of the Wentworth Congregational Church officiated. Burial will be in Foster Cemetery, Rumney, in the spring. Ruthe Russ was a retired teacher W. FAIRLEE-- Ruthe She was born in W. Fairlee, Rebecca Russ, passed away at the Brookside Nursing Home, Feb. 14, after being an invalid for many years. Change of hours for St. Jay license exam ST. JOHNSBURY-- The Commissioner of Motor Vehicles, William H Conway, Jr. has announced a change in hours of operation of the St. Johnsbury driver license examination station. Effective Feb. 8, 1982, the office will only be open on Tuesday and Thursday from 7:45 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 12:45 p.m. to 4:30p.m. The same type of service to {he public will be provided, said Conway. There is no change of telephone number; however, when calls are placed to 748-9037, they will be answered at the Motor Vehicle Department in Montpelier. CORINTH (continued from page S) Friedrich {Fritz) Gross, a Dr. Larry Egbert, a summer resident here, has professor at the Southwestern been called to Zurich, Swit- Medical School in Dallas, zerland due to the serious Texas lectured at the VA illness of his father. Hospital in White River Jct., Tom and Billy Seidel of Friday, Feb. 5. While in Georgetown, Mass., were Vermont, he spent the weekend visitors of Peter weekend with Susi and Jack Crawford and wife Holly. Learmonth. For many years Susi and Dr. Egbert worked together at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Mr. and Mrs. Philip E, CORINTH mmmmwm Crawford of Westfield, Conn. visited his son and wife, Peter and Holly Young Crawfo, last weekend. Tom Watkins, who is vacationing in San Diego, Calif., informs his neighbors he has been visiting Disneyland and basking in the sun on the beaches there. We understand he has acquired quite a painful sunburn. NO sympathy is extended to Tom at this time. Word has been received that with a significant current , , , ,, ellaKnapp 439-576Z Bridal Shower A surprise bridal shower was held Jan. 30 for Miss Sandra Kennedy at the home of Mrs. Irene Starace in Bradford. Her fiance, Frank Furman, helped to open the many beautiful gifts. A buffet was enjoyed by the forty-four relatives and friends who attended. A March 13 wedding is planned. Town Topics Dr. and Mrs. Leon Fay of event. Madison, Va. who will he The panel has also agreed to coming here about June 1 to meet in the event of any practice medicine at the national or international Valley Health Center were happening which they feel here Feb. 5 to look at houses merits discuasion, that were available for pur- Said Larry Coffin, a chase or rent. member of the panel, "This is Clark Holland, Donald a valuable,experience for all Harding and Richard Denton, of the classes from junior high all of Medfield, Ma. were to seniors. It's important for overnight guests Feb. 4 of the students to hear different Clark's parents, Mr. and Mrs. points of view. The first Bert Holland, and went discussion proved to be a snowmobiling the following successful sharing time. We'd day. like to continue." Thomas Lund returned Winter Carnival home from the Central Ver- Student Council adviser mont Hospital Jan. 30 after Larry Coffin has deemed the being a patient at C.V.H. and 1982 Winter Carnival a suc- at the Vermont Medical cess. It was well organized Center in Burlington for six and participation was high in weeks for a blood infection. most classes. ' New Daughter Arrives For the first time in Oxbow Mr. and Mrs. Burton Young, history the senior class won Jr. are the parents of a the carnival. The class of 1982 daughter, Katie Jean, born accumulated the most points in events and spirit awards. The Senior Class accredits their victory to the superb leadership of their president, Buck Emerson. The eight grade followed the seniors in points. Sophomores, fresh- men, 7th grade, and Juniors placed respectively. Feb. 3 at the Cottage Hospital in Wondsville, N.H. More Area News Mr. and Mrs. Fred White, their daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Mar{no who are moving soon to Racine, Wis. were Sunday guests of the White's son and family, Rev. and Mrs. Richard White. The days events were The Steeple lighting for this followed by a dance at 8:00 week is given in memory of p.m. The theme for the dance Henry Metcalf by his wife, was, "It's Better In the Marjorie. Bahamas" and the cafeteria The altar flowers were was decorated in waves and given in memory of' John palm trees. "Captive" was the Williams by his friend, name of the band. Eugene Eastman. Vt., March 8, 1917, fourth child of May (Morse) and Albert Jackson Russ. She was educated at the West Fairlee Public School, graduated from Thetford Academy and Lyndon Teacher's College. She taught school for several years in Thefford, followed by two years in New Mexico and she returned to teach in Thetford until 1953 when she retired due to ar- thritis. She was a member of the West Fairlee Center Congregational Church, Community Club and was granted life membership to the Lake Fairlee Chapter O.E.S. Ruthe is survived by several neices and nephews and many cousins. Memorial service was held at West Fairlee Center Congregational Church Tuesday with burial at the Post Mills Cemetery in the spring. In lieu of flowers, a donation in her memory to the West Fairlee Center Congregational Church would be appreciated. In care of Fred G. Cook, Ely, Vt. retired in 1975 due to illness. During retirement, he pur- sued his interests of deer and coon hunting, ice and deep sea fishing, and landscaping his property. He was also an antique car enthusiast and a member of the Woodsville (N.H.) VFW Post. He married Sheila (French) Beamis in Plymouth, N.H., Oct. 18, 1949. They resided for 32 years at the Darling family home where he was born. Besides his widow, he leaves a son, Glenn, Grotou; two daughters, Vicki and Shirley Beamis, also Groton; four brothers, Harold, Greton; Perley, White River Junction, Cleason, Enfield, N.H., and Deiton, S. Ryegate; three sisters, Arlene Webster, Hartland; Viola Whitcomb, Hartford and Beatrice Emerson, Groton; two granddaughters, Ginger and Tracy Pierce, Groton; an uncle, Deivin Page, Ryegate; nieces and nephews. Cremation took place. A family memorial service to scatter the ashes will be held in the spring. I Obituaries nesday, Feb. 10 at the Lit- tleton Hospital after a long illness. She was born in Benton and lived in Wondsville since 1972. Mrs. Langill was a member of the Hillsborough Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband, Clarence H. of Harvey Mackie dies after lon00 WELLS RIVER-- Harvey Dale Powers of E. Ryegate, Mackie, 60, died Friday, Feb. Mrs. Frank (Sharon) Drew, 5 at the Veterans' Hospital in Woodsville, Mrs. Harry White River Jet., Vt. after a (Sandra) Cushing, Newbury, long illness. Eugene Winchester, W. Born in Lisbon, N.H., May Chesterfield, NH., Mrs. 12, t921, he was the son of Earl James (Ida) Robinson, and Annie Kitridge Mackie. Swiftwater, N.H. and Mrs. He attended Lisbon public Frederic (Margaret) Hatch, schools. Lebanon, N.H.; brothers Mr. Mackie was employed Wilfred McPherson, W. by Sugar Hill Furniture, Burke, Earl Jack{e, N. Lisbon, until he retired in 1977 Montpelier, L. John Mack{e, because of ill health. Lisbon, N.H., sisters Emma A veteran of World War II, Bowen, Lisbon, N.H., Lillian he served in the European Champagne, Kansas, Virginia Theater with Company B, 25th Dow Newel, Littleton. A Anti-tank Battalion, and was brother, William Mackie and held prisoner of war in Ger- sisters Ila and Sadie many until his release in 1945. predeceased him. He was a member of the Funeral services will be Church of Jesus Christ of private at the convenience of Latter Day Saints and a past the family. Burial will be at member of the American the Grove Hill Cemetery in Legion and the Veteran's of Lisbon, N.H. Foreign Wars. If friends should desire, He is survived by his wife contributions may be made in Mattie (Wilson) Mackie of Mr. Mackie's memory to the Wells River, a son Harvey Jr. Cottage Hospital Volunteer of San Francisco, Calif., Ambulance Corps., Wood- stepchildren Gary Powers, sville, N.H. Albert Robinson dies at 86 POST MILI-- Alfred C. Robinson, 86, died Sunday, Feb. 14 in Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital in Hanover, N.H. He was born in W. Fairlee Sept. 9, 1895, son of Charles H. and Rosezilla (Stevens) Robinson. His mother died at his birth. His life was spent in the Post Mills area. He was sexton of Post Mills cemetery for more than 40 years. Survivors include his wife JEFFERSONVILLE -- Philip Hughes Whitcomb, 36, of Bakersfield Road passed away Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Central Vermont Hospital in Berlin. He was born Oct. 15, 1945, in Brattleboro, son of Fay and Virginia (Hughes) Whitcomb. He was a former Peace Corps and four children, Mrs. Church. Burial will be at a Lawrence (Rose Katherine) later date in the Post Mills Cummings, Kenneth Robinson cemetery. of Post Mills, Mrs. Milo Contributions in lieu of (Florence) Winters of flowers may be made to the Williamstown and Mrs. American Cancer Society, Donald (Nina) Stewart Jr. of Vermont Division, 13 Lnomis Castine, Me.; 13 grand- St., Montpelier; or the Post children and three great- Mills Cemetery Association, grandchildren. [dentical twins care of Arthur Shepp, Post died in infancy.. Mills. Funeral services will be Godfrey's Funeral Home in held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the West Fairlee Center is in Post Mills Congregational charge of the arrangements. Phih'v Whiw00mb dies at 36 Elizabeth Whitcomb, and a chard, James Leach and son, Frederick G. Whitcomb, Kendal Holden. both at home; his parents, Spring interment will be at Fay and Virginia Whitcomb of the Enosburg Center Swanton; a brother, John G. Cemetery. For those who Whitcomb of Sante Fe, N.M.; wish, memorial contributions several nieces and nephews, may be made either to the Services were held Tuesday Second Congregational at 2 p.m. in the Second Church, in care of Mrs. Congregational Church in Lorraine Wells, treasurer, volunteer, serving in Ethiopia, Jeffersonville with the Revs. Jeffersonville, Vt., or to the and was a teacher at the Charles PurintonandBarbara American Cancer Society, .Browns River Middle School Allen officiating. Vermont DL='sion, 13 Loomis m, Udehill,. He w.as a Jearers were. Robert St., Moelie,.Arrangement member of the Second' Eles, Arnold Jacobs, are by Lucien and Carol Congregational Church and William Ward, Scott Blan-Hayes. Warner Lodge 50, F&AM, both inJeffersonville. Helen Allan had Mr. Whitcomb leaves his wife, Mrs. Patricia (Cor- coran) Whiteomb of Jef- lived in Fairlee fersonville; a daughter, Erin Josephine K. Langill, 68, dies after long illness WOODSVILLE -- Josephine Woodsville; a son, Winthrop K. Langill, 68, died Wed-H. Langill of New London; three daughters, Anita H. and Jean K., both of Woodaville, and Lynda M. of Claremont; three grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Pillsbury Funeral Home in Lisbon. Burial will be in the Landaff Center Cemetery at a later date. Dairvmen are invited to Agri-Mark meetin00 ST. JOHNSBURY--and hear reports on Dairymen in the Northeast the progress of their cooperative from Agri-Mark's management and elected leaders. In addition, elections for various Agri-Mark offices will be held and each member is encouraged to participate in the election process. Routhier notes that lunch will be served at noon. Don't forget Agri-Mark's Region 15 annual meeting on Feb. 26, 1982 at the Lincoln Inn in St. Johnsbury, Vt. OXBOW SCHOOL BOARD BRADFORD-- The Union High School District No. 30 School Board will meet on Thursday, Feb. 18 at Oxbow High School. The meeting will also serve as the district's school budget hearing and will begin at 7:30 p.m. INTERESTING FACT Each human eyelash lasts about 150 days. who are members of Agri- Mark, Inc., New England's largest milk marketing cooperative, are marking their calendars for their an- nual regional membership meetings. Bernard Routhier, a local dairy farmer from N. Strat- ford, N.H. and director of Agri-Mark's Region 15, has announced that the meeting in his region will be held next week on Friday, Feb 26, 1982 at 11:00 a.m. at the Lincoln Inn in St. Johnsbury, Vt. In his announcement, Routhier noted that the Region 15 meeting is the annual business session for Agri-Mark members and any other interested dairymen in parts of the Vermont counties, of Caledonia, Essex, Orange and Washington and Coos county and part of Grafton county in New Hampshire. All Agri-Mark members in the region are urged to attend A&W ARTESIAN WELL CO. 'since 1930 IMx 175, Leblm, HJI. I-II02-295-5112 Fr**00 FREEMONT, N.H.-- Helen Conn., Peter Allan of Ham- Kearney Allan of Fairlee, wife pton Falls, N.H.; grand- of the late Kenneth D. Allan daughters Patricia L. Allan of died on Feb. 6. Mrs. Allan is survived by her sons Richard Allan of Fairlee and Cheshire, Conn. and Kenneth D. Allan Jr. of Hampton Falls, N.H. ; grandsons Gregory P. Allan of Pacific Palisades, Calif., Douglas K. Allan of Cheshire, Pacific Palisades, Calif., and Susanne H. Allan of Radford, Va. A private family service was held on Feb. 9 at Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla, N.Y. A memorial service will be held at Lake Morey in Fairlee in July. NOTICE! NO AUCTION AT THE EAST THETFORD COMMISSION SALES BARN IN EAST THETFOPOD, VT. ON MONDAY--FEBRUARY 22. SEE YOU THE FOLLOWING MONDAY. C,W. GRAY & SONS, INC. EAST MTFORD, VT. 785-4348 OR 785-2161 NOTICE To the Residents in the Town of Piermont, N.H. A public hearing will be held on February 23, 1982 at 8:00 P.M. at the Town Hall to hear testimony on the proposed use of 'Revenue Sharing Funds. All eitizous will have the op- portunity to give written and oral comment on the possible uses of such funds. Selectmen, Town of Plermeat