Contributed by Joan H. Bixby
Description: Poultney,Vt.General Notes.Date: January 22 1914
Newspaper published in: Granville, N. Y.
Source: own personal copy.
The Poultney basketball team defeated Castleton in that village Saturday
evening 36 to 30.
Mrs. Emma Derby, widow of the late John Derby, one of Poultney's long
time, and most esteemed residents, died at her home on Main street
Saturday night, aged eighty-six years. She leaves two sons, Clare Derby
of Concord, N.H., and William Derby of New York, and one sister, Ms.
Horace Derby of this village.
The East Poultney Ladies Aid society have elected the following officers
for this year : President, Mrs. Davison; vice president, Miss Francis
Marshall; secretary, Mrs. Benjamin Howe ; treasurer, Mrs. Judson Howe;
directresses, Mrs. E. W. Merriam, Mrs. William Landry, Mrs. Edward
Hopper, Mrs. George Parro, Mrs.James Champion; social committee, Miss
Bertha Merriam, Miss Kate Persons, Mrs. George Rogers.